Information about The Care Hub

Terms of use

Updated: December 12, 2020

These Terms of Use are a legal agreement governing the use of the services (the “Service”) and software (the “Software”) offered by thecarehub.ca (“The Care Hub”), a web service built on the Sharetribe platform.

 

The Sharetribe-service may only be used in accordance with these terms of use. The general terms of Sharetribe apply also to the use of The Care Hub. Please carefully read these Terms of Use, end user agreement and consult our Privacy Policy before using the services offered by The Care Hub via Thecarehub.ca platform. Your use of the Service or Software constitutes your acceptance of and agreement to all of the terms and conditions in these Terms of Use and the Privacy Policy (this “Agreement”). If you do not agree with any part of these Terms of Use or the Privacy Policy, you are not permitted to use the Service. The service provider reserves the right to change these terms of use if required which become effective upon posting on the Service or Software. Your use of the Service or Software after such posting will constitute your acceptance of and agreement to such changes. Therefore, you should frequently review these Terms of Use and the Privacy Policy to see if they have been changed. Valid terms of use can be found from Sharetribe’s website. 

 

IF YOU ARE EXPERIENCING A MEDICAL EMERGENCY, YOU SHOULD DIAL “911” IMMEDIATELY.

Independent Providers and Clients

The Service and Software provide a platform to connect individuals seeking to obtain certain services (“Clients”) and independent contractors seeking to provide such services (“Providers”). Both Clients and Providers are “Users” of the Service and Software.

The Care Hub only provides a platform for enabling connections between Users through use of the Service and Software. The Care Hub does not provide services to Clients, but enables Providers, which are independent contractors, to provide services to Clients. The Care Hub may perform certain background screenings in selecting Providers, however neither The Care Hub, nor any of its subsidiaries or affiliates, assumes any responsibility for any of the acts or omissions of any Provider or Client, such as property damage or bodily injury that may result in connection with the services a Provider may perform for a Client. The Care Hub does not endorse any products or recommendations by Providers or Clients communicated with you. You acknowledge that your reliance on The Care Hub or information provided by the The Care Hub via the Service or Software is solely at your own risk and you assume full responsibility for all risk associated herewith.

Limitation of Liability

YOU AGREE NOT TO HOLD  The Care Hub, ITS AFFILIATES, OR ANY OF THEIR RESPECTIVE OWNERS, FOUNDERS, CO-FOUNDERS, AGENTS, EMPLOYEES, INDEPENDENT CONTRACTORS, ATTORNEYS, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, PARTNERS, OR INVESTORS (COLLECTIVELY, “The Care Hub Parties”) LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGE, SUITS, CLAIMS, AND/OR CONTROVERSIES (COLLECTIVELY, “LIABILITIES”) THAT HAVE ARISEN OR MAY ARISE, WHETHER KNOWN OR UNKNOWN, RELATING TO YOUR USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICE OR SOFTWARE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY LIABILITIES ARISING IN CONNECTION WITH THE CONDUCT, ACT, OR OMISSION OF ANY USER (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION STALKING, HARASSMENT, VEHICLE ACCIDENTS, ACTS OF PHYSICAL VIOLENCE, ABUSE OF ANY KIND AND DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY), ANY DISPUTE WITH ANY USER, ANY INSTRUCTION, ADVICE, ACT, OR SERVICE PROVIDED BY The Care Hub Parties, AND ANY DESTRUCTION OF YOUR INFORMATION.

UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL The Care Hub Parties BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES ARISING IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICES OR SOFTWARE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF THE SAME.

IF, NOTWITHSTANDING THE FOREGOING EXCLUSIONS, IT IS LEGALLY DETERMINED THAT ANY The Care Hub Parties IS LIABLE FOR DAMAGES, IN NO EVENT WILL THE AGGREGATE LIABILITY, WHETHER ARISING IN CONTRACT, TORT, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, EXCEED THE TOTAL FEES PAID BY YOU TO The Care Hub IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OF THE SERVICES OR THE SOFTWARE IN ANY 1-MONTH PERIOD BEFORE THE FILING OF THE CLAIM GIVING RISE TO SUCH DAMAGES.

The Care Hub Parties, ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE CONDUCT, WHETHER ONLINE OR OFFLINE, OF ANY USER OF THE SERVICE AND WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, INJURY, OR DAMAGE ARISING IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE OF THE SERVICE.

 

Disclaimer of Warranties

USE OF THE SERVICE AND SOFTWARE IS ENTIRELY AT YOUR OWN RISK. THE SERVICE AND SOFTWARE ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” BASIS WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.

WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, THE care hub Parties DO NOT WARRANT: (1) THE UNINTERRUPTED AVAILABILITY OR RELIABILITY OF THE SERVICE OR SOFTWARE; (2) THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THE SERVICE OR SOFTWARE; (3) THE TIMELINESS, ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, OR COMPLETENESS OF ANY CONTENT AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SERVICE OR SOFTWARE; OR (4) THAT THE SERVICE OR SOFTWARE IS FREE FROM VIRUSES, WORMS, TROJAN HORSES, OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS.

The Care Hub Parties CANNOT AND DO NOT GUARANTEE THAT ANY PERSONAL INFORMATION SUPPLIED BY YOU WILL NOT BE MISAPPROPRIATED, INTERCEPTED, DELETED, DESTROYED, OR USED BY OTHERS.

Indemnification

You hereby agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless The Care Hub Parties from and against any claim, loss, expense, or demand of liability, including attorneys’ fees and costs incurred, in connection with your use or inability to use the Service or the Software. The Care Hub Parties reserves the right, at its own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to your indemnification.

Account, Password, and Security

You are the sole authorized user of your account. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of any password and account number provided by you or The Care Hub for accessing the Service. You are solely and fully responsible for all activities that occur under your password or account. The Care Hub expressly disclaims any liability from misuse of your account. Should you suspect that any unauthorized party may be using your password or account or you suspect any ach of security, contact The Care Hub immediately.

Links to Other Websites

Links (such as hyperlinks) from The Care Hub to other sites on the Web do not constitute the endorsement by The Care Hub of those sites or their content. Such links are provided for reference and convenience only. The Care Hub does not control any such other sites, and is not responsible for their content. The existence of links on the Site or Service to such other sites (including without limitation external websites that are framed by the The Care Hub Service or Software as well as any advertisements displayed in connection therewith) does not mean that The Care Hub endorses any of the material on such websites, or has any association with their operators. It is your responsibility to evaluate the content and usefulness of the information obtained from other sites.

The use of any site controlled, owned, or operated by parties other than The Care Hub is governed by the terms and conditions of use and privacy policies for those websites, and not by The Care Hub’s Terms of Use or Privacy Policy. You access such third-party sites at your own risk. The Care Hub expressly disclaims any liability arising in connection with your use or access to any sites or other material associated with links that may appear on the Service or Software. You hereby agree to hold The Care Hub harmless from any liability that may result from the use of links that may appear on the Service.

User Representations and Warranties

By using the Service or Software, you expressly represent and warrant that you are legally entitled to enter this Agreement. If you reside in a jurisdiction which restricts the use of the Services because of age, or restricts the ability to enter into agreements such as this one due to age, you must abide by such age limits and you must not use the Service and Software.

Without limiting the foregoing, the Service and Software are not for use by children (persons under the age of 18). By using the Service or Software, you represent and warrant that you are at least 18 years old and that you have the right, authority, and capacity to enter into this Agreement and to abide by the terms and conditions of this Agreement. When using the Service or Software you agree to comply with all applicable laws in the country, province, and municipality in which you reside or are present while using the Service or Software.

You may only access the Service or Software using authorized means. It is your responsibility to ensure you download the correct Software for your device. The Care Hub is not liable if you do not have a compatible device or if you have downloaded the wrong version of the Software for your device. The Care Hub reserves the right to terminate or temporarily block your account or access to the Service or Software should you use an incompatible or unauthorized device.

 

Rights of Content 

 

The Care Hub retains the right to all text, pictures and other content that are made available in the Service or Software. The responsibility for the uploaded or shared content by Provider or Clients lie with the Provider or Client respectively, who has produced it on the Software or for the Service. The Care Hub has the right to remove any material when it deems it necessary. 

 

By using the Services or Software, you also agree that:

You will only use the Service or Software for lawful purposes. You will not use the Service or Software to cause nuisance, annoyance, or inconvenience. You will not impair the proper operation of The Care Hub’s network. You will not try to harm the Service or Software in any way whatsoever. You will not copy, use, or distribute the Software or other content without express, written permission from The Care Hub. You will only use the Software for your own use and will not resell it to a third party. You will keep secure and confidential your account password or any identification we provide you which allows access to the Service. You will provide us with whatever proof of identity we my reasonably request. You will only upload information and content to the Service or the Software that does not infringe the intellectual property rights of any third party. You will only use the Service and the Software on devices and from access points which you are authorized to use.

License Grant & Restrictions

Subject to your compliance with these Terms of Use and your payment of any applicable fees, The Care Hub hereby grants you a limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable, non-licensable right to use the Service and Software, subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement. All rights not expressly granted to you are reserved by The Care Hub and its licensors.

You shall not (1) license, sublicense, sell, resell, transfer, assign, distribute, or otherwise make available to any third party the Service or the Software in any way; (2) modify or make derivative works based upon the Service or the Software; (3) reverse engineer or access the Software in order to (a) build a competitive product or service, (b) build a product using similar ideas, features, functions or graphics of the Service or Software, or (c) copy any ideas, features, functions or graphics of the Service or Software, or (4) launch an automated program or script, including, but not limited to, web spiders, web crawlers, web robots, web ants, web indexers, bots, viruses or worms, or any program which may make multiple server requests per second, or unduly burdens or hinders the operation and/or performance of the Service or Software.

You may use the Service and Software only for lawful purposes and shall not: (1) send spam or otherwise duplicative or unsolicited messages in violation of applicable laws; (2) send or store infringing, obscene, threatening, libelous, or otherwise unlawful or tortious material, including material harmful to children or violative of third party privacy rights; (3) send or store material containing software viruses, worms, Trojan horses or other harmful computer code, files, scripts, agents or programs; (4) interfere with or disrupt the integrity or performance of the Software or Service or the data contained therein; or (5) attempt to gain unauthorized access to the Software or Service or its related systems or networks.

Payment Terms and Fees

Any fees that The Care Hub may charge you for the Software or Service are due immediately when charged by The Care Hub and are non-refundable. This no refund policy shall apply at all times regardless of your decision to terminate your usage, our decision to terminate your usage, disruption caused to our Software or Service either planned, accidental or intentional, or any reason whatsoever. The Care Hub reserves the right to determine and change any payment term, rate, mechanism, or structure at any time. The Care Hub may from time to time offer special promotions or offers, but reserves the right to change or cancel any special promotion at any time. We encourage you to check our website for the latest updates to payment terms.

The Care Hub may use third party services to process payments. While The Care Hub will use commercially reasonable efforts to ensure the security of all payment information such as credit cards or bank account numbers, The Care Hub expressly disclaims any liability for any damage that may result should any third parties gain access to such information, and you agree to hold The Care Hub harmless for any damages that may result therefrom.

Cancelation Policy

Members can cancel membership anytime. To cancel, members must call or email The Care Hub. Any pending charges for visits that have been completed will be charged at the time of cancelation. Visits cancelled by the member the same day of the visit will be charged a $25 cancellation fee.

Intellectual Property Ownership

The Care Hub alone shall own all right, title, and interest, including all related intellectual property rights, in and to the Software and the Service (including without limitation text, graphics, editorial content, data, formatting, graphs, designs, HTML, look and feel, photographs, music, sounds, images, software, videos, designs, typefaces and other content) and any suggestions, ideas, enhancement requests, feedback, recommendations, shopping lists and preferences, or other information provided by any User or any third party relating to the Software or the Service. This Agreement does not convey to you any rights of ownership in or related to the Software or the Service, or any intellectual property rights owned by The Care Hub and names, logos, and product names associated with the Service and Software are trademarks or service marks of The Care Hub or third parties, and no right or license is granted to any User to use them. You hereby give The Care Hub a royalty-free, worldwide, sub-licensable, transferable license to copy or use in any manner any content or information you upload to the Service or Software, provided that The Care Hub follows the terms of the Privacy Policy.

Termination and Suspension

The Care Hub may terminate or suspend your right to use the Service or the Software at any time and for any reason. Without limitation, The Care Hub may terminate or suspend your right to use the Service or the Software, and may not provide any refund for any unused credit on your account, each any term of this Agreement or any policy of The Care Hub posted on the Service or the Software from time to time, or if The Care Hub otherwise finds that you have engaged in unlawful or inappropriate behaviour in connection with use of the Service or the Software. In addition to terminating or suspending your account, The Care Hub reserves the right to take appropriate legal action, including without limitation pursuing civil, criminal, and injunctive redress. Even after your right to use the Service or the Software is terminated or suspended, this Agreement will remain enforceable against you.

Modifications to the Service

The Care Hub reserves the right in its sole discretion to review, improve, modify, or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Service or Software or any content or information on the Service or Software with or without notice. The Care Hub will not be liable to any party for any modification or discontinuance of the Service or Software, in part or in their entirety.

Confidential Information

You acknowledge that Confidential Information (as defined below) is a valuable, special and unique asset of The Care Hub and agree that you will not disclose, transfer, use (or seek to induce others to disclose, transfer or use) any Confidential Information for any purpose other than disclosure to your authorized Providers or Clients who are bound to maintain the confidentiality of Confidential Information. You shall promptly notify The Care Hub in writing of any circumstances which may constitute unauthorized disclosure, transfer, or use of Confidential Information. You shall use best efforts to protect Confidential Information from unauthorized disclosure, transfer or use. You shall return all originals and any copies of any and all materials containing Confidential Information to The Care Hub upon termination of this Agreement for any reason whatsoever. The term “Confidential Information” shall mean any and all of The Care Hub’s trade secrets, confidential and proprietary information, and all other information and data of The Care Hub that is not generally known to the public or other third parties who could derive value, economic or otherwise, from its use or disclosure. Confidential Information shall be deemed to include technical data, know-how, research, product plans, products, services, clients, markets, software, developments, inventions, processes, formulas, technology, designs, drawings, engineering, hardware configuration information, marketing, finances or other business information disclosed directly or indirectly in writing, orally or by drawings or observation.

Applicable Jurisdiction 

The jurisdiction that is applicable in this service and these terms of use is that of Province of Ontario, unless something else is required by binding law. 

Entire Agreement.

This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between you and The Care Hub with respect to the Services and Software and supersedes any previous version of this Agreement. Failure by The Care Hub to enforce any provision of this Agreement will not be construed as a waiver of any provision or right. This Agreement will inure to the benefit of The Care Hub and its successors and assigns.

Changes to this Agreement and the Service and Software

The Care Hub reserves the right, at its sole and absolute discretion, to change, modify, add to, supplement, or delete any of the terms and conditions of this Agreement (including the Privacy Policy) at any time, effective with or without prior notice. If any future changes to this Agreement are unacceptable to you or cause you to no longer be in compliance with this Agreement, you must immediately cease using the Service and Software. Your continued use of the Service or Software following any revision to this Agreement constitutes your complete and irrevocable acceptance of any and all such changes. The Care Hub may change, modify, suspend, or discontinue any aspect of the Service and Software at any time. The Care Hub may also impose limits on certain features or restrict your access to parts or all of the Service and Software without notice or liability.

I hereby certify that I am at least 18 years of age. I HEREBY acknowledge (i) that my ability to access and use the Gr8 Speech system and information is conditional upon the truthfulness of my certification of age; and (ii) THAT I HAVE READ AND UNDERSTAND THE FOREGOING TERMS OF USE AND THE RELATED PRIVACY POLICY AND AGREE THAT MY USE OF THE SERVICE AND SOFTWARE IS AN ACKNOWLEDGMENT OF MY AGREEMENT TO BE BOUND BY THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THIS AGREEMENT.