You must be 18 years or older to sign up as a member for use of the sites.
You must be a human. Accounts registered by “bots” or other automated methods are not permitted.
You must provide your legal full name, a valid email address, and any other information requested in order to complete the signup process.
You are responsible for maintaining the security of your account and password. The sites, and owners, employees, directors, officers, members, shareholders, agents, vendors, and contractors of the sites (collectively “the AngelaStrank parties”) cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage from your failure to comply with this security obligation.
You are responsible for all content posted and activity that occurs under your account (collectively, “Content”) (even when Content is posted by others who have access to your account).
You must not post or allow any Content that infringes other parties’ intellectual property rights or privacy or that violates any law or gives rise to any liability.
If Content from your Twitter or YouTube account or from any other website is posted, linked, or included in your iPhone Application through the Service, you represent and warrant that you have the right to allow such Content to be posted or included therein.
You may not use the sites for any illegal or unauthorized purpose. You must not, in the use of the Service, violate any laws in your jurisdiction (including but not limited to copyright laws).
In connection with your use of the sites, you acknowledge and agree that you will not:
a) Copy, download, reverse engineer, reverse assemble, otherwise attempt to discover the source code, distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, create derivative works from, transfer or sell or distribute any information, software, products or services obtained through the sites;
b) Access the Program by any means other than through the standard industry – accepted or the sites – provided interfaces;c) Transmit any message, information, data, text, software or image, or other content that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortuous, vulgar, obscene, libelous, or otherwise objectionable which may invade another’s right of privacy or publicity;
c) Transmit any message, information, data, text, software or image, or other content that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortuous, vulgar, obscene, libelous, or otherwise objectionable which may invade another’s right of privacy or publicity;
d) Impersonate any person or entity, including but without limitation, a member of the AngelaStrank parties, forum leader, chat room monitor, guide or host, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with such a person or entity;
e) Post or transmit any material that contains a virus or corrupted data;
f) Delete any author attributions, legal notices or proprietary designations or labels that you upload to any communication feature;
g) Use of the sites’s communications features in a manner that adversely affects the availability of its resources to other users (e.g., excessive shouting, use of all caps, or flooding continuous postings of repetitive text);h) Post or transmit any unsolicited advertising, promotional materials, “junk mail”, “spam” “chain letters,” “pyramid schemes” or any other form of solicitation or any nonâ€“resume information such as opinions or notices, commercial or otherwise;
h) Post or transmit any unsolicited advertising, promotional materials, “junk mail”, “spam” “chain letters,” “pyramid schemes” or any other form of solicitation or any nonâ€“resume information such as opinions or notices, commercial or otherwise;
i) Violate any applicable local, state, national or international law;
j) Upload or transmit any material that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights of any party;
k) Delete or revise any material posted by any other person or entity;
l) Manipulate or otherwise display the sites by using framing or similar navigational technology;
m) Register, subscribe, attempt to register, attempt to subscribe, unsubscribe, or attempt to unsubscribe, any party, if you are not expressly authorized by such party to do so;
n) Use the sites for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms and conditions;
o) Use the sites in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden or impair the sites or networks, or interfere with any other user’s use of the sites;
p) Gain or attempt to gain unauthorized access to the sites, accounts, computer systems or networks connected to the sites through hacking, password mining or any other means; and
q) Obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available through the sites.
Refund and Exchange Policy
There are no refunds for payments or fees paid for the use of the sites.
a) Your use of the sites is at your sole risk. The sites are provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis.
d) You must not modify, adapt, or hack the sites or modify another website so as to falsely imply that it is associated with the sites, the AngelaStrank’s parties or any other AngelaStrank parties’ service.
e) You agree not to reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell, or exploit any portion of the the site, use of the site, or access to the site without the express prior written permission of the AngelaStrank parties.
g) Verbal, physical, written, or other abuse (including threats of abuse or retribution) of any the sites customer, employee, member, or officer will result in immediate account termination.
h) You understand that the technical processing and transmission of the sites, including your content, may be transferred unencrypted and involve (a) transmissions over various networks; and (b) changes to conform and adapt to technical requirements of connecting networks or devices.
i) You must not upload, post, host, or transmit unsolicited email, SMSs, or “spam” messages.
j) You must not transmit any worms or viruses or any code of a destructive nature.
Ownership of Site Materials:
We or our affiliates own, control or license the materials available on the sites, and the materials on the sites are protected from unauthorized use, copying and dissemination by copyright, trademark, patent, publicity and other laws, rules regulations and international treaties. No rights (either by implication, estoppels or otherwise) are granted to you. Your use of the sites does not grant to you any rights to any content, code, or materials you may access on or though the sites. Any commercial or promotional distribution, publishing or exploitation of the sites, or any content, code, data or materials on the sites is strictly prohibited, unless you have received the express prior written permission from the site’s authorized personnel.
The entire content of the sites are copyrighted under the Canada and United States copyright laws and or similar laws of other jurisdictions. The materials may not by copied, reproduced, downloaded or distributed in any way, in whole or in part, without the express prior written approval from the site’s authorized personnel. You further agree not to display or use in any manner any materials or marks, without express prior written permission from the site’s authorized personnel. Any unauthorized use of the materials in the sites is prohibited. You agree to abide by any and all additional trademark and copyright signs, notices, information or restrictions contained in any part of the sites.
Medical and Therapeutic Disclaimer:
Information provided in the sites is for general informational purposes only and is not intended or implied to serve as medical or therapeutic advice, diagnosis or treatment. You should not use this information to diagnose or treat any health issues, illnesses or diseases. The sites are not providing any medical or therapeutic advice. If you have or suspect you have a health or therapeutic problem, you should consult with your doctor or therapist.
Disclaimer of Warranties:
The sites, including without limitations, the materials, are provided on an “as is”, “as available” and “without all faults” basis to the fullest extent permissible by law. The AngelaStrank parties make no representations or warranties or endorsements of any kind whatsoever, express or implied, as to (a) the sites; (b) the materials on or provided through the sites; (c) the downloadable items, (d) user content; (e) the functions made accessible on or thought the sites; (f) any products, services or instructions offered or referenced at the sites; and or (g) security associated with the transmission or information transmitted to or from the sites. In addition, the sites and the AngelaStrank parties hereby disclaim all warranties, express or implied, including without limitation, the warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, title, custom, trade, quiet enjoyment, system integration and freedom from computer virus.
The sites and the AngelaStrank parties do not represent or warrant that the sites or the functions contained therein will be error free or uninterrupted, that defects will be corrected, or that the sites or the server that makes the sites available be free from any harmful components, including without limitation, viruses or other malware. The sites and the AngelaStrank parties do not make any representation or warranties that the information on the sites is accurate, complete, correct, adequate, useful, timely, reliable or otherwise. The sites and the AngelaStrank parties do not warrant that your use of the sites is lawful in any particular jurisdiction, and specifically disclaim such warranties. Some jurisdictions limit or do not allow the disclaimer of implied or other warranties so the above disclaimers may not apply to the extent such jurisdiction’s law is applicable to these terms.
The sites and the AngelaStrank parties do not recommend, endorse or make any representations about the efficacy, appropriateness or suitability of any products, downloads, services, opinions, treatment, advice or any other information from providers or referrals that may be contained or available through the sites. The sites and the AngelaStrank parties are not responsible for any product, download, service, opinion, treatment, advice, or any other information that you obtain through the sites.
By accessing or using the sites, you represent and warrant that your activities are lawful in every jurisdiction where you access or use the sites.
Disclaimer regarding links
Any links provided as part of the sites have been provided as a convenience, but the AngelaStrank parties do not control or endorse these linked websites, nor reviewed or approved the content which appears on the linked websites. The AngelaStrank parties are not responsible for the legality, accuracy or inappropriate nature of any content, advertising, products or other materials on or available from any linked websites. You acknowledge and agree that the AngelaStrank parties will not be held responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with the use of any of the links, content, goods, or services available on or through the linked websites.
Disclaimer of Liability:
Under no circumstances will the sites or the AngelaStrank parties be liable to you for any loss or damages of any kind that are directly or indirectly related to the sites, the materials in the sites, the downloadable items, user content, your use or inability to use , or the performance of the sites, any action taken in connection with an investigation by the sites or law enforcement authorities regarding your use of the sites, and action taken in connection with copyright or other intellectual property owners, any errors or omission in the sites, technical operation, or any damage to any users computer, hardware, software, wireless devices, cellular phone, modem or other equipment or technology, including without limitation damage from any security breach or from any virus, bugs, tampering, fraud, scam, error, omission, interruption, defect, delay in operation or transmission, computer line or network failure or any other technical or other malfunction, even if foreseeable or even if the sites or the AngelaStrank parties have been advised of or should have known of the possibility of such damages, whether in an action of contract, negligence, strict liability or tort. In no event will any site or the AngelaStrank parties be liable to you or anyone else for loss, damage or injury. Some states, countries, provinces and territories do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply. In no event will the site or the AngelaStrank parties’ total liability to you for all damages, loss, or causes of action, if any, exceed ten United States dollars. Your access to and use of the sites is at your risk. If you are dissatisfied with the sites, the materials, or anything regarding the sites, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue accessing and using the sites or the materials.
Termination and Modification:
The sites reserve the right to terminate your access to and use of the sites, in its sole discretion, without notice and liability, including without limitation, if the site believes your conduct fails to conform with these Terms. The sites also reserve the right to investigate suspected violations of these Terms. Any violation of these Terms, may be referred to law enforcement authorities.
The sites reserve the right to modify, withdraw, suspend or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, at any time, any materials, downloads or programs available on the sites without limitations, including the cessation of all activities associated with the sites, with or without notice. You agree that the sites and the AngelaStrank parties will not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of the sites or any part thereof.
These terms and the interpretation of these terms will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the province of British Columbia, without regard to its conflicts of laws principles and specifically will not be governed by the United Nations Conventions on contracts for the international sale of goods, if otherwise applicable. You agree that jurisdiction and venue in any legal proceeding directly or indirectly arising out of or relating to the sites, the use or access thereof, or these terms must be in the courts located in Victoria, British Columbia, and you hereby consent and submit to the exclusive personal jurisdiction and venue of the courts located in Victoria, British Columbia, for any such legal proceeding, any cause of action or claim you claim you have with respect to any sites.
Dispute Resolution/Mediation/No Class Relief:
If any controversy, allegation or claim arises out of or relates to the sites, the materials, your use of the sites, and these Terms, (collectively, “Dispute”), or to any of the sites actual or alleged intellectual property rights (an “excluded dispute”), then you and we agree to send a written notice to the other providing a reasonable description of the Dispute or excluded dispute, along with a proposed resolution of it. If we do not have a current address for you then , then we have no obligation under this section. Your notice to us must be sent to the Angela Strank, 459 Cromar Road, North Saanich, BC V8L 5M7. For a period of sixty days from the date of receipt of notice from the other party, the sites or the AngelaStrank parties will engage in a dialogue in order to attempt to resolve the dispute or excluded dispute though nothing will require either party to resolve the dispute or excluded dispute on terms with respect to which you and the sites or the AngelaStrank parties, in each of our sole discretion are not comfortable. If we cannot resolve a dispute as set forth above within sixty days of receipt of the notice, then either you or we must submit the dispute to formal mediation in Victoria, British Columbia. The mediation shall be conducted by a mediator that is based in Victoria, British Columbia and the mediator will be agreed on by the parties no later than ninety days from the notice of
If we cannot resolve a dispute as set forth above within sixty days of receipt of the notice, then either you or we must submit the dispute to formal mediation in Victoria, British Columbia. The mediation shall be conducted by a mediator that is based in Victoria, British Columbia and the mediator will be agreed on by the parties no later than ninety days from the notice of dispute. The parties must split the cost of the mediation equally.
Disputes will be mediated only on an individual basis and will not be consolidated with any other proceedings that involve any claim or controversy of any other party. But if, for any reason, any court with competent jurisdiction or any mediator selected pursuant to this section holds that this restriction is unconscionable or unenforceable, then our agreement to mediate in this section will not apply and the dispute must be brought exclusively in court pursuant to the above section.Except to the extent that mediation is required, any action or proceeding relating to any dispute or excluded dispute may only be instituted in a court in Victoria, British Columbia.
Except to the extent that mediation is required, any action or proceeding relating to any dispute or excluded dispute may only be instituted in a court in Victoria, British Columbia. Accordingly you and the sites and the AngelaStrank parties consent to the exclusive personal jurisdiction and venue of such courts for such matters.
This section can only be changed or terminated upon mutual written agreement.
You agree that we may give you notices of new, revised or changed terms and other important matters by prominently posting notice on the home page of the site or by link on the home page, or in another reasonable manner, and we may contact you by mail or e-mail sent to the address provided by you. You agree to promptly notify us if you change your e-mail or mailing address.
The failure of the sites and the AngelaStrank parties to act with respect to a breach of the Terms by you or others does not constitute a waiver and will not limit the sites or the AngelaStrank parties rights with respect to such breach or any subsequent breaches. The sites and the AngelaStrank parties may assign their rights and duties under these Terms to any party at any time without notice to you. If any provision of these Terms will by unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision will be deemed severable from these Terms and will not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions. You agree that these Terms will not be constructed against the sites or the AngelaStrank parties by virtue of having drafted them. The sites reserve the right to deny access to all or part of the sites to you or any person it its sole discretion without notice or liability of any kind.
At Angela Strank, we are committed to providing our members with exceptional service. As providing this service involves the collection, use and disclosure of some personal information about our members, protecting their personal information is one of our highest priorities.
While we have always respected our members privacy and safeguarded their personal information, we have strengthened our commitment to protecting personal information as a result of British Columbia’s Personal Information Protection Act (PIPA). PIPA, which came into effect on January 1, 2004, sets out the ground rules for how B.C. businesses and not-for-profit organizations may collect, use and disclose personal information.
We will inform our members of why and how we collect, use and disclose their personal information, obtain their consent where required, and only handle their personal information in a manner that a reasonable person would consider appropriate in the circumstances.
This Personal Information Protection Policy, in compliance with PIPA, outlines the principles and practices we will follow in protecting members’ personal information. Our privacy commitment includes ensuring the accuracy, confidentiality, and security of our members’ personal information and allowing our members to request access to, and correction of, their personal information.
Personal Information –means information about an identifiable individual such as first and last name, email address and credit card information.information does not include contact information (described below).
Contact information – means information that would enable an individual to be contacted at a place of business and includes name, position name or title, business telephone number, business address, business email or business fax number. Contact information is not covered by this policy or PIPA.
Privacy Officer – means the individual designated responsibility for ensuring that Angela Strank complies with this policy and PIPA.
Policy 1 – Collecting Personal Information
1.1 Unless the purposes for collecting personal information are obvious and the member voluntarily provides his or her personal information for those purposes, we will communicate the purposes for which personal information is being collected, either orally or in writing, before or at the time of collection.
1.2 We will only collect member information that is necessary to fulfill the following purposes:
- Provide access and services on the Angelastrank.com, Members.angelastrank.com and MeditativeHealing.com websites.
- To identify member preferences;
- To process payment for services and products
- To open and manage an member account;
- To deliver requested information, products and services
- To enrol the client in a program;
- To ensure a high standard of service to our members;
- To meet regulatory requirements;
Policy 2 – Consent
2.1 We will obtain member consent to collect, use or disclose personal information (except where, as noted below, we are authorized to do so without consent).
2.2 Consent can be provided orally, in writing, electronically or it can be implied where the purpose for collecting using or disclosing the personal information would be considered obvious and the member voluntarily provides personal information for that purpose.
2.3 Consent may also be implied where a member is given notice and a reasonable opportunity to opt-out of his or her personal information being used for mail-outs, the marketing of new services or products, fundraising and the member does not opt-out.
2.4 Subject to certain exceptions (e.g., the personal information is necessary to provide the service or product, or the withdrawal of consent would frustrate the performance of a legal obligation), members can withhold or withdraw their consent for AngelaStrank to use their personal information in certain ways. A member’s decision to withhold or withdraw their consent to certain uses of personal information may restrict our ability to provide a particular service or product. If so, we will explain the situation to assist the member in making the decision.
2.5 We may collect, use or disclose personal information without the member’s knowledge or consent in the following limited circumstances:
- When the collection, use or disclosure of personal information is permitted or required by law;
- When the personal information is available from a public source (e.g., a telephone directory);
- When we require legal advice from a lawyer;
- For the purposes of collecting a debt;
- To protect ourselves from fraud;
- To investigate an anticipated breach of an agreement or a contravention of law
Policy 3 – Using and Disclosing Personal Information
3.1 We will only use or disclose member personal information where necessary to fulfill the purposes identified at the time of collection or for a purpose reasonably related to those purposes such as:
- To conduct member surveys in order to enhance the provision of our services;
- To contact our members directly about products and services that may be of interest;
3.2 We will not use or disclose member personal information for any additional purpose unless we obtain consent to do so.
3.3 We will not sell member lists or personal information to other parties.
Policy 4 – Retaining Personal Information
4.1 If we use member personal information to make a decision that directly affects the member, we will retain that personal information for at least one year so that the member has a reasonable opportunity to request access to it.
4.2 Subject to policy 4.1, we will retain member personal information only as long as necessary to fulfill the identified purposes or a legal or business purpose.
Policy 5 – Ensuring Accuracy of Personal Information
5.1 We will make reasonable efforts to ensure that member personal information is accurate and complete where it may be used to make a decision about the member or disclosed to another organization.
5.2 Members may request correction to their personal information in order to ensure its accuracy and completeness. A request to correct personal information must be made in writing and provide sufficient detail to identify the personal information and the correction being sought.
5.3 If the personal information is demonstrated to be inaccurate or incomplete, we will correct the information as required and send the corrected information to any organization to which we disclosed the personal information in the previous year. If the correction is not made, we will note the members’ correction request in the file.
Policy 6 – Securing Personal Information
6.1 We are committed to ensuring the security of member personal information in order to protect it from unauthorized access, collection, use, disclosure, copying, modification or disposal or similar risks.
6.2 We will use appropriate security measures when destroying member’s personal information.
6.4 We will continually review and update our security policies and controls as technology changes to ensure ongoing personal information security.
Policy 7 – Providing Members Access to Personal Information
7.1 Members have a right to access their personal information, subject to limited exceptions.
7.2 A request to access personal information must be made in writing and provide sufficient detail to identify the personal information being sought.
7.3 Upon request, we will also tell members how we use their personal information and to whom it has been disclosed if applicable.
7.4 We will make the requested information available within 30 business days, or provide written notice of an extension where additional time is required to fulfill the request.
7.5 A minimal fee may be charged for providing access to personal information. Where a fee may apply, we will inform the member of the cost and request further direction from the member on whether or not we should proceed with the request.
7.6 If a request is refused in full or in part, we will notify the member in writing, providing the reasons for refusal and the recourse available to the member.
Policy 8 – Questions and Complaints: The Role of the Privacy Officer or designated individual
8.1 The Privacy Officer or designated individual is responsible for ensuring AngelaStrank’s compliance with this policy and the Personal Information Protection Act.
8.2 Members should direct any complaints, concerns or questions regarding AngelaStrank’s compliance in writing to the Privacy Officer. If the Privacy Officer is unable to resolve the concern, the member may also write to the Information and Privacy Commissioner of British Columbia.
Contact information for AngelaStrank’s Privacy Officer or designated individual: