Website Terms of Use

(Last modified on March 7, 2022)

Introduction and Acceptance and definitions

Welcome to the Oxio ("Oxio" and "we") website located at (the " Website") which includes all subdomains present and future. We hope you enjoy your visit.

By visiting and/or using the Website or purchasing the Services (as defined hereinbelow) in any capacity, you agree to be bound by the terms of the present agreement, known as the Website Terms of Use (the " TOU"). If you do not agree with the TOU or any applicable policies, please do not browse or consult the content of the Website.

In these TOU, a Website visitor may be referred to as " you". The TOU should be read in conjunction with the Website Privacy Policy (the " Website Privacy Policy"), as both these documents govern your use of the Website.

Where you (or you acting on behalf of a company or other organization) are in the process of purchasing any Oxio products, or if you subscribe to any of the Oxio services (collectively, the " Services"), you will be subject to the Services Terms and Conditions (the " Services Terms and Conditions"), which should be read in conjunction with these TOU.

Oxio reserves the right, at any time and without prior notice, to modify or replace any of the TOU. Any changes to the TOU can be found at this URL. It is your responsibility to check the TOU periodically for changes. Your use of the Website and/or the Services following the posting of any changes to the TOU constitutes acceptance of those changes.

If you have any questions about the TOU, please contact:

Oxio Customer Service

125 Charest Boulevard East, 2nd Floor

Quebec (Quebec) G1K 3G5


General Code of Conduct for Use of the Website

By visiting and/or using the Website, you agree to:

  1. Not use the Website in any manner that in any way violates these TOU;
  2. Not use the Website in any manner that violates any intellectual property rights of Oxio or any third party;
  3. Not use the Website in any manner to propagate spam, including but not limited to unsolicited advertising or bulk electronic mail or messages, including to link to a spam or phishing website;
  4. Not use the Website in any manner to propagate software viruses, Trojan horses, worms, or any other malicious or non-malicious computer code, files, or programs that are designed or intended to disrupt, damage, limit or interfere with the proper function of any software, hardware, or telecommunications equipment in any form whether belonging to Oxio or a third party, or to damage or obtain unauthorized access to any system, data, or other information (whether personal information or not) of Oxio, other Website users, or any other third party;
  5. Not: (1) take any action that imposes or may impose (as determined by Oxio in its sole discretion) an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on Oxio's (or its third party providers') infrastructures; (2) interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper functioning of the Website or any activities conducted on the Website; (3) bypass any measures Oxio may use to prevent or restrict access to the Website or any element thereof; (4) use manual or automated software, devices, or other processes to "crawl" or "spider" any page of the Website; or (5) harvest or scrape any content from the Website in an unreasonable manner;
  6. Use the Website in good faith, and in compliance with all applicable local, provincial, national, and international laws; and
  7. Not harass in any manner or form on the Website, notably use of obscene or abusive language in chat or emails to Oxio technical support or customer service. Identity theft, including of our employees, hosts, representatives, or other members of or visitors to the Website, is prohibited. You are not permitted to upload, disseminate, share, transmit, or otherwise publish documents or messages on the Website that are of a defamatory, obscene, threatening, or abusive nature, which could undermine the privacy or damage the integrity or reputation of others, or that are otherwise inadmissible or constitute or encourage a criminal offence.

External Links

From time to time, Oxio may provide links to other websites or services. Links from the Website may take you to websites or services not covered by these TOU. When you access third party resources on the Internet in this manner, you do so at your own risk. Oxio provides those links as a convenience to you and Oxio takes no responsibility for your use of those other websites or services or protection of your privacy (including collection of your personal information) on those other websites or services. We encourage you to check the terms of use and/or website privacy policy of any website or service you visit. Oxio does not make any claim or warranty whatsoever about the content of those websites or services to which we link, or any products or services available through those websites or the third parties operating those websites.

In no way will Oxio be held responsible for any damages, direct or indirect, pecuniary or non-pecuniary: (1) for your use of websites or other services that may be linked to from the Website or the information thereon; (2) for any virus, Trojan horse, worm or other similar destructive file received as a result of your use of those websites or services; (3) caused by or in connection with, use of or reliance on any content, or products or services (whether free or for purchase) available on or through any linked-to website or service; or (4) for the actions of the operators of any such website or service.

Opinions and Content

Unless otherwise indicated in writing, any opinions expressed on this Website are those of the authors only and not those of Oxio or any third-party providers. Some content displayed on this Website may be content embedded from third party services and therefore may be subject to the terms of service of these services, as applicable.

Copyright and Intellectual Property Rights

The content, arrangement and layout of the Website, including but not limited to the trademarks, photos, logos, videos, audio, images, text (in the form of plain text, HTML, or PDFs) and computer code are proprietary to Oxio, either owned or under license, and may not be copied, imitated, reproduced, displayed, distributed, transmitted, decompiled or otherwise used without the express permission of Oxio, or as permitted by the functionality of the Website or these TOU. Any unauthorized use of the content, arrangement or layout of the Website, computer code, images, logos, videos, audio or trademarks found in the Website or any derivative works thereof may violate civil or criminal laws, including but not limited to intellectual property laws, and Oxio may take action accordingly.

The above paragraph further applies to third party property used as part of the Website, including but not limited to third party computer code. For the purposes of the present section, "computer code" includes source code, frameworks, CSS or JavaScript files, templates, modules, or any similar files.

If you choose to communicate to Oxio suggestions for improvements to the Website or any product or service mentioned on the Website (collectively, " Feedback"), Oxio shall own all right, title, and interest in and to the Feedback and will be entitled to use the Feedback without restriction. You hereby irrevocably assign all right, title and interest in and to the Feedback to Oxio and waive in favor of Oxio, its successors and assigns all your moral rights in the Feedback, and agree to provide Oxio such assistance as Oxio may require to document, perfect, and maintain Oxio's rights to the Feedback. You acknowledge and agree that, by providing any Feedback to Oxio, you are not entitled to any compensation or reimbursement of any kind from Oxio under any circumstances.

Interruption of Service

From time to time, the Website may be unavailable for brief periods of time for maintenance and/or modifications to the Website. While we will endeavour to make this unavailability as brief as possible, Oxio shall not be held liable for any losses or damages, pecuniary or non-pecuniary, resulting from the interruption of the normal functioning of the Website, and disclaims any responsibility thereto.

Termination of the Website and the TOU

You agree that Oxio, in its sole discretion, with or without cause, has the right (but not the obligation) to block your IP address or otherwise terminate your access to or use of the Website (or any part thereof), immediately and without notice, for any reason, including, without limitation, if Oxio believes that you have acted inconsistently with the letter or spirit of the TOU or the Website Privacy Policy.

Oxio may also, in their sole discretion and at any time, discontinue providing the Website, or any part thereof, with or without notice. You agree that Oxio shall not be liable to you or any third party for any losses or damages, pecuniary or non-pecuniary, resulting from termination of your access to the Website, or from Oxio's termination of the Website or any part thereof.

Termination of the Website or your access to the Website shall terminate the present TOU as between you and Oxio. All provisions of these TOU which by their nature should survive termination of these TOU shall survive termination, including without limitation, intellectual property provisions, disclaimers, indemnity and limitations of liability.

Disclaimer of Warranties

You expressly understand and agree that your use of the Website, the information thereon (whether provided by Oxio or third parties) or any activity arising from your use of the Website or the information thereon or the materials downloaded therefrom is at your sole risk. The Website, any materials downloaded therefrom, or any third party materials, are provided on an "as is" and "as available" basis, and you will be solely responsible for any damage to your computer system or loss of data that results from the download, stream or access of any material obtained through the use of the Website or any other functionalities of the Website, or losses or damages (financial or otherwise) resulting from (i) your use of the Website, the information thereon, any materials downloaded therefrom, or (ii) any activity arising from the use of the Website, the information thereon or any materials downloaded therefrom.

The information or resources provided through the Website, written or produced by Oxio staff, freelance writers or other subcontractors are known to be as accurate as possible at the time of writing or production, and every effort has been made to ensure that the information from the Website is as accurate and up-to-date as possible. However, certain information may change, and errors or omissions may occur, and Oxio shall not be responsible for any loss or damage, financial or otherwise, resulting from changes or errors in information, or any omission, on the Website.

Oxio expressly disclaims all warranties of any kind, whether express or implied, including but not limited to: warranties of title and non-infringement; warranties that the Website, the information thereon or any materials downloaded therefrom, and any third party materials will be uninterrupted, error-free, accurate, reliable and free from virus and other harmful components; and the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. Oxio, and its directors, officers, employees, agents, suppliers, partnersand subcontractors do not warrant that: (i) the Website will be secure or available at any particular time or location; (ii) any defects or errors or omissions will be corrected; (iii) any content or software available at or through the Website is free of viruses or other harmful components; or (iv) the results of using the Website or any content downloaded therefrom will meet your requirements.

Limitation of Liability

Oxio shall not be liable and assumes no responsibility for any loss or damages arising from or in relation to the information on the Website or downloaded therefrom, the use of the Website, activities arising from your use of the Website, or any third-party materials on the Website.

To the maximum extent permitted by law, in no event will Oxio, its shareholders, officers, directors, employees, licensors, suppliers, subcontractors or agents be liable for any indirect, incidental, extraordinary, consequential, special, punitive or exemplary damages (including, without limitation, loss of revenue or profits, lost or damaged data, loss of use, business interruption or any other pecuniary loss), arising out of or relating to the Website or your use, misuse or inability to use the Website, even if Oxio has been advised of the possibility of such damages. This limitation of liability will apply regardless of the form of action, whether in contract, warranty, tort, negligence, strict liability or under any other legal theory.

In no event will Oxio' aggregate liability for any claims in connection with your use of the Website, if any, exceed the higher of (i) CAD$100 or (ii) the fees paid by you to Oxio during the 12-month period preceding the event from which the liability arises.


Notwithstanding any other term of the TOU or any act or failure to act by Oxio or its agents or subcontractors, you agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Oxio and its officers, directors, shareholders, owners, partners, partnerships, principals, employees, affiliates and other related entities, servants, agents, representatives, successors, assigns and subcontractors where applicable from and against any damages, liabilities, costs and expenses (including attorneys' fees), claims or demands, arising out of (i) your use of or connection to the Website or the information thereon or information downloaded therefrom; (ii) your participation in any activities arising from the Website or the information thereon or information downloaded therefrom; (iii) your violation of, or failure to perform your obligations under the TOU or the Website Privacy Policy; or (iv) your violation of any rights of a third party, including, without limitation, your violation of third party intellectual property rights.

Governing Laws and Jurisdiction

Use of the Website shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Province of Quebec and the federal laws of Canada applicable in the Province of Quebec, without regard to conflict of law provisions. You agree that any legal action or proceeding between you and Oxio shall be brought exclusively in the courts located in the Judicial District of Quebec (Quebec), Canada. The foregoing choice of jurisdiction and venue shall not prevent Oxio from seeking injunctive relief with respect to a violation of intellectual property rights, enforcement or recognition of any award or order in any appropriate jurisdiction. You and Oxio expressly disclaim applicability of the terms of the United Nations Convention of Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (the " Convention") and any legislation implementing such Convention will not apply to these TOU nor to any dispute arising therefrom

Miscellaneous Provisions.

  1. The TOU, in conjunction with the Website Privacy Policy, constitute the entire agreement between you and Oxio with respect to your use of the Website, superseding any prior agreements between you and Oxio.
  2. Oxio shall not be liable for any failure to perform its obligations under the present TOU where such failure results from any cause beyond Oxio's reasonable control, including, but not limited to, mechanical, electronic or communications failure or degradation.
  3. If any provision of the TOU or Website Privacy Policy is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavour to give effect to the parties' intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of the TOU or Website Privacy Policy, as the case may be, shall remain in full force and effect.
  4. The section titles in the TOU and Website Privacy Policy are for convenience only and have no legal or contractual effect.

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