Terms & Conditions
IMPORTANT: Please read our Terms and Conditions carefully before using our website. When you access our website, you acknowledge that you have read, understand, and agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you do not agree with the Terms and Conditions listed below, please do not use or access our website.
Group Dudes Inc. ("Group Dudes") site is provided to you based on these Terms and Conditions. Please make sure to carefully read the following terms before using the site. By using the site you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by these terms, as well as any other terms, policies, and guidelines herein. Do not access or use this site if you do not agree to any of the outlined terms.
4. Ownership and Copyright
Except as otherwise indicated, the Site, and all text, images, marks, logos and other content contained herein, including, without limitation, the Group Dudes logo and all designs, text, graphics, pictures, information, data, software, sound files, other files, Content (as defined below) and the selection and arrangement thereof (collectively, the "Site Content") are the proprietary property of Group Dudes or its licensors and are protected by Canadian and international copyright laws. All rights to the Site Content are expressly reserved.
5. Copyright and Trademarks
Group Dudes, its logo and all other product or service names or slogans displayed on the Site are registered and/or common law trademarks of Group Dudes and/or its suppliers or licensors, and may not be copied, imitated or used, in whole or in part, without the prior written permission of Group Dudes or the applicable trademark holder. In addition, the look and feel of the Site, including all page headers, custom graphics, button icons and scripts, are the service mark, trademark and/or trade dress of Group Dudes and may not be copied, imitated or used, in whole or in part, without the prior written permission of Group Dudes. All other trademarks, registered trademarks, product names and company names or logos mentioned in the Site are the property of their respective owners. Reference to any products, services, processes or other information, by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, supplier or otherwise does not constitute or imply endorsement, sponsorship or recommendation thereof by Group Dudes.
Everything located on or in this Site is the exclusive property of Group Dudes or used with express permission of the copyright and/or trademark owner. ANY COPYING, DISTRIBUTING, TRANSMITTING, POSTING, LINKING, DEEP LINKING, OR OTHERWISE MODIFYING OF THIS SITE OR ANY OF THE MICROSITES WITHOUT THE EXPRESS WRITTEN PERMISSION OF Group Dudes Inc. IS STRICTLY PROHIBITED. Any violation of this policy may result in a copyright, trademark or other intellectual property right infringement that may subject End User to civil and /or criminal penalties.
6. Limited License
Group Dudes grants you a limited, nonsublicensable license to access and use the Site and to view and print portions of the Site Content. Such license is subject to these Site Terms, and specifically conditioned upon the following: (i) you may only view, copy and print portions of the Site Content for your own informational and personal use (ii) you may not modify or otherwise make derivative uses of the Site or the Site Content, or any portion thereof; (iii) you may not use the Site or the Site Content other than for its intended purpose; and (iv) you may not reproduce, prepare derivative works from, distribute or display the Site or any Site Content (except for page caching), except as provided herein. Except as expressly permitted above, any use of any portion of the Site or Site Content without the prior written permission of Group Dudes is strictly prohibited and will terminate the license granted herein.
Any such unauthorized use may also violate applicable laws, including without limitation copyright and trademark laws. Unless explicitly stated herein, nothing in these Site Terms may be construed as conferring any license to intellectual property rights, whether by estoppel, implication or otherwise. This license is revocable at any time.
You represent and warrant that your use of the Site and the Site Content will be consistent with this license and will not infringe or violate the rights of any other party or breach any contract or legal duty to any other parties, or violate any applicable law. You expressly agree to indemnify Group Dudes against any liability to any person arising out of your use of Site Content not in accordance with these Site Terms.
To request permission for uses of Site Content not included in the foregoing license, you may contact Group Dudes at the address set out at the bottom of these Site Terms.
7. Hyperlinks and Third Party Content
You are granted a limited, non-exclusive right to create a text hyperlink to the Site for noncommercial purposes, provided such link does not portray Group Dudes or any of its products or services in a false, misleading, derogatory or otherwise defamatory manner and provided further that the linking site does not contain any adult or illegal material or any material that is offensive, harassing or otherwise objectionable. This limited right may be revoked at any time. You may not use a Group Dudes logo or other proprietary graphic of Group Dudes to link to the Site without the express written permission of Group Dudes. Further, you may not use, frame or utilize framing techniques to enclose any Group Dudes trademark, logo or other proprietary information, including the images found at the Site, the content of any text or the layout/design of any page or form contained on a page on the Site without Group Dudes’s express written consent. Except as noted above, you are not conveyed any right or license by implication, estoppel or otherwise in or under any patent, trademark, copyright or proprietary right of Group Dudes or any third party. Nothing contained on the Site may be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel or otherwise, any license or right to use any patent, trademark, copyright or other proprietary right of Group Dudes or any third party without the prior written permission of Group Dudes or such other party that may own such patent, trademark, copyright or other proprietary right(s).
The Site may contain links to third-party websites ("Third-Party Sites") and third-party content ("Third-Party Content") as a service to those interested in this information. You use links to Third-Party Sites, and any Third-Party Content therein, at your own risk. Group Dudes does not monitor or have any control over, and makes no claim or representation regarding, Third-Party Content or Third-Party Sites. Group Dudes provides these links only as a convenience, and a link to a Third-Party Site or Third-Party Content does not imply Group Dudes’ endorsement, adoption or sponsorship of, or affiliation with, such Third-Party Site or Third-Party Content. Group Dudes accepts no responsibility for reviewing changes or updates to, or the quality, content, policies, nature or reliability of, Third-Party Content, Third-Party Sites, or websites linking to the Site. When you leave the Site, our terms and policies no longer govern. You should review applicable terms and policies, including privacy and data gathering practices, of any Third-Party Site, and should make whatever investigation you feel necessary or appropriate before proceeding with any transaction with any third party.
Under no circumstances will Group Dudes be liable for any loss or damage caused by an end user's reliance on information obtained through Group Dudes. It is the Users responsibility to evaluate the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information, opinion, advice, etc., or other content available through the Site and Third Party Sites.
8. User Conduct and Use of Interactive Areas
User participation and interaction is encouraged on the Site and the Site may contain discussion forums, bulletin boards, public recommendations, review services or other forums in which you or third parties may post reviews or other content, messages, materials or other items on the Site ("Interactive Areas"). If Group Dudes provides such Interactive Areas, you are solely responsible for your use of such Interactive Areas and use them at your own risk. By using any Interactive Areas, you expressly agree not to post, upload to, transmit, distribute, store, create or otherwise publish through the Site any of the following:
- Any message, data, information, text, music, sound, photos, graphics, code or other material ("Content") that is unlawful, libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, indecent, lewd, suggestive, harassing, threatening, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, abusive, inflammatory, fraudulent or otherwise objectionable;
- Content that would constitute, encourage or provide instructions for a criminal offense, violate the rights of any party, or that would otherwise create liability or violate any local, provincial, national or international law;
- Content that may infringe any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other intellectual or proprietary right of any party;
- Content that would violate or infringe upon the rights of others
- Content that impersonates any person or entity or otherwise misrepresents your affiliation with a person or entity;
- Content that is false and misleading;
- Unsolicited promotions, political campaigning, advertising or solicitations;
- Viruses, corrupted data or other harmful, disruptive or destructive files;
- Content that is unrelated to the topic of the Interactive Area(s) in which such Content is posted; or
- Content that, in the sole judgment of Group Dudes, is objectionable or which restricts or inhibits any other person from using or enjoying the Interactive Areas of the Site, or which may expose Group Dudes or its affiliates or its users to any harm or liability of any type.
9. Rights to User Content
By posting or distributing Content to or through the Site, unless we indicate otherwise, you (a) grant Group Dudes and its affiliates a nonexclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, transferable, irrevocable and fully sublicensable right to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, translate, distribute, publish, create derivative works from and publicly display and perform such Content throughout the world in any media, now known or hereafter devised; (b) grant Group Dudes and its affiliates and sublicensees the right to use the name that you submit in connection with such Content, if they choose; and (c) represent and warrant that (i) you own and control all of the rights to the Content that you post or otherwise distribute, or you otherwise have the lawful right to post and distribute such Content to or through the Site; (ii) such Content is accurate and not misleading; and (iii) use and posting or other transmission of such Content does not violate these Site Terms and will not violate any rights of or cause injury to any person or entity. You further grant Group Dudes the right to pursue at law any person or entity that violates your or Group Dudes’ rights in the Content by a breach of these Site Terms.
10. User Information, Registration Data, Email Alerts and Account Security
This Agreement sets forth the terms and conditions that govern the use of this Site by the User. By using this Site (other than to read this Agreement for the first time), End User agrees to comply with all of the terms and conditions set forth in this Agreement. The right to use this Site is given on an individual basis to a specific End User and is not transferable. Each End User is responsible for protecting the confidentiality of End User's password(s), if any.
You agree to (a) provide accurate, current and complete information about you as may be prompted by any registration forms on the Site ("Registration Data"); (b) maintain the security of your password; (c) maintain and promptly update the Registration Data, and any other information you provide to Group Dudes, and to keep it accurate, current and complete; (d) consent, upon registration with the Site, to having your email address included on an email alert list for your city whereby you will be alerted by email of the offers presented for that city or cities. You can subscribe for additional email alert lists for additional cities when they become available by changing your preferences or unsubscribe from email alert list(s) at any time by clicking on the appropriate links in any email alert you receive; and (e) accept all risks of unauthorized access to the Registration Data and any other information you provide to Group Dudes. End User acknowledges that, although the Internet is often a secure environment, sometimes there are interruptions in service or events that are beyond the control of Group Dudes and that Group Dudes shall not be responsible for any data lost while transmitting information on the Internet. While Group Dudes endeavours to make the Site accessible 24 hours per day, 7 days per week, it is possible that the Site may be unavailable from time to time for any reason including but without limitation to routine maintenance. You understand, acknowledge and agree that due to circumstances, whether or not controllable by Group Dudes, your access to the Site may be interrupted, suspended or terminated from time to time.
Group Dudes has the right to change or discontinue any aspect or feature of the Site and Group Dudes’ business, including, but not limited to, content, hours of availability and equipment needed for access or use. Further, Group Dudes may discontinue any portion of the Site or any information disseminated or displayed or the method of such dissemination or display at any time.
Group Dudes reserves the right to terminate a deal if deemed necessary. In the event that the deal has been bought, refunds will be given to all end users who have purchased and their coupons will become null and void.
11. Advertisements and Promotions
Group Dudes may run advertisements and promotions from third parties on the Site. Your business dealings or correspondence with, or participation in promotions of, advertisers other than Group Dudes, and any terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings, are solely between you and such third party. Group Dudes is not responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as the result of any such dealings or as the result of the presence of third-party advertisers on the Site.
12. Warranty Disclaimer
Except as expressly provided to the contrary in writing by Group Dudes, the Site, the materials contained therein and the services provided on or in connection therewith (the "Services") are provided on an "as is" basis without warranties of any kind, either expressed or implied. Group Dudes expressly disclaims all other warranties, expressed or implied, including without limitation implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title and non-infringement as to the Services, information, that the Site will be uninterrupted or error free, Content and materials on the Site. Group Dudes does not represent or warrant that materials in the Site or the Services are accurate, complete, reliable, current or error-free, and expressly disclaims any warranty or representation as to the accuracy or proprietary character of the Site, the Site Content or any portion thereof.
Group Dudes is not responsible for typographical errors or omissions relating to pricing, text or photography. While Group Dudes attempts to make your access to and use of the Site and the Services safe, Group Dudes cannot and does not represent or warrant that the Site or its server(s) are free of viruses or other harmful components; therefore, you should use industry-recognized software to detect and disinfect viruses from your computer on a regular basis.
13. Limitation Of Liability
You waive and covenant not to assert any claims or allegations of any nature whatsoever against Group Dudes, its affiliates, or their respective directors, officers, employees or agents arising out of or in any way relating to your use of the Site, the Services, the Content or the materials contained in or accessible through the Site.
In no event shall the aggregate liability of Group Dudes, whether in contract, warranty, tort (including negligence, whether active, passive or imputed), product liability, strict liability or other theory, arising out of or relating to the use of the Site exceed any compensation you pay, if any, to Group Dudes for access to or use of the Site.
14. Privacy and User Communications
Group Dudes is under no obligation to refrain from reproducing, publishing or otherwise using communications other than personal information, you send to or receive from Group Dudes by electronic mail or other electronic means, including any ideas, inventions, concepts, techniques or know-how disclosed therein, for any purpose, including the developing, manufacturing and/or marketing or products or services incorporating such information.
15. Applicable Law and Venue
The Site (excluding Third-Party Sites) is controlled by Group Dudes and operated from its offices in Toronto, Ontario. While Group Dudes has made no effort to publish the Site elsewhere, the Site is accessible in all Provinces of Canada and in other countries. You and Group Dudes both benefit from establishing a predictable legal environment in regard to the Site. Therefore, you and Group Dudes explicitly agree that all disputes, claims or other matters arising from or relating to your use of the Site will be governed by the laws of the Province of Ontario and the federal laws of Canada applicable therein.
Except where prohibited by applicable law, any claim, dispute or controversy (whether in contract or tort, pursuant to statute or regulation, or otherwise, and whether preexisting, present or future) arising out of or relating to these Site Terms; (b) the Services; (c) oral or written statements, advertisements or promotions relating to these Site Terms or to the Services; or (d) the relationships that result from these Site Terms or the Services (collectively, a "Claim") will be referred to and determined by a sole arbitrator (to the exclusion of the courts). Except where prohibited by applicable law, you waive any right you may have to commence or participate in any class action against Group Dudes related to any Claim and, where applicable, you also agree to opt out of any class proceedings against Group Dudes. If you have a Claim, you should give written notice to arbitrate at the address specified below. If we have a Claim, we will give you notice to arbitrate at your address provided in your Registration Data. Arbitration will be conducted by one arbitrator pursuant to the commercial arbitration laws and rules in effect on the date of the notice in the Province of Ontario.
To the extent arbitration as described in the immediately preceding paragraph is prohibited by applicable law, you agree that all Claims will be heard and resolved in a court of competent subject matter jurisdiction located in Toronto, Ontario. You consent to the personal jurisdiction of such courts over you, stipulate to the fairness and convenience of proceeding in such courts, and covenant not to assert any objection to proceeding in such courts.
If you choose to access the Site from locations other than Ontario, you will be responsible for compliance with all local laws of such other jurisdiction and you agree to indemnify Group Dudes for your failure to comply with any such laws.
16. Termination/Modification of License and Site Offerings
Group Dudes is not liable should third party vendors (those offering product/services through the site) change, alter, or deny use of purchases after the sale of vouchers. Group Dudes will however provide refunds in Group Dude credits should it be deemed necessary on a case by case basis. Please see Terms of Sale for more information.
18. Questions and Comments
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Dated: April 22, 2011
Terms of Sale
When you place an order to buy something on the Site you are making an offer to purchase the voucher(s) that you have selected on the following terms. To make a purchase on the Site you must first register with the Site and create a user account.
- All vouchers printed from the Site are subject to the Terms of Sale of Group Dudes and the participating merchant(s).
- Group Dudes is not responsible for any and all injuries, illnesses, damages, claims, liabilities and costs suffered by or in respect of a customer, caused in whole or in part by a participating merchant.
- Group Dudes is not liable for any unclaimed property liability arising from unredeemed vouchers.
- Refunds: Group Dudes handles refunds on a case by case basis. Technically, all sales are final and refunds are not permitted, however, we will always go out of our way to try to make you happy. If you have a question about a refund, please email@example.com
Last Updated: April 22, 2011
What Personal Information About Users Does Group Dudes Gather?
The information we learn from users helps us personalize and continually improve your experience using Group Dudes. Here are the types of information we gather.
- Information You Give Us: We may receive and store any information you enter on our website or give us in any other way. You provide most such information when you register; provide account details; participate in a contest or questionnaire; interact with a merchant from whom you have purchased something through our website; or communicate with customer service. You can choose not to provide certain information, however, you might not be able to take advantage of certain features of our website. We use the information you provide for such purposes as customizing your experience, improving our website, communicating with you, ensuring that purchases that you may make are handled properly, and preventing counterfeiting.
Does Group Dudes Share the Information It Receives?
Except with your consent and as set out below, we will not sell, license, trade or rent your personal information to or with others.
We facilitate the provision of products or services and offers for products or services by various types of merchants (such as restaurants and other retail merchants). We share some of your personal identifiable information with merchants from whom you have purchased something to allow them to provide the products or services to the correct individuals and to allow them to keep track of what they have provided. Sharing this information will allow these merchants to contact you directly should they choose to do so. We will only share personal identifiable information with a merchant if you purchase something relating to that particular merchant.
We may disclose or share non-personal identifiable information with partners, advertisers, merchants and/or prospective merchants to help explain our business and the effectiveness of our business or for promotional purposes. For example, we may disclose aggregated demographic information which does not include any personal identifiable information.
Group Dudes reserves the right to disclose personal information to a third party if a law, regulation, search warrant, subpoena or court order legally requires or authorizes us to do so.
Group Dudes also reserves the right to disclose and / or transfer personal information to a third party in the event of a proposed or actual purchase, sale (including a liquidation, realization, foreclosure or repossession), lease, merger, amalgamation or any other type of acquisition, disposal, transfer, conveyance or financing of all or any portion of Group Dudes or of any of the business or assets or shares of Group Dudes or a division thereof.
How Secure Is Information About Me?
We protect the security of your sensitive information during transmission by using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) software, which encrypts information you enter on certain pages of the Site that handle sensitive information.
It is important for you to protect against unauthorized access to your password and your computer. It is recommended that you do not share your password(s) with anyone and are sure to sign off when you have finished using a shared computer.
Which Information Can I Access?
If you request access to your personal information, subject to certain exceptions, Group Dudes will inform you of the existence, use and disclosure of your personal information and will provide you with a summary of that information. If Group Dudes determines not to provide you access to your personal information, we will provide an explanation.
You can help us maintain the accuracy of your personal information by notifying us of any changes to this information. You may log into your account and update your personal information or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org Group Dudes to request access to or to make a correction or update to your personal information.
Are Children Allowed to Use Group Dudes?
Children (persons under the age of 18) are not eligible to use the Site unsupervised and we ask that children do not submit any personal information to us. If you are under the age of 18, you may only use Group Dudes in conjunction with and under the supervision of a parent or guardian. We will never knowingly collect the personal information of minors.
Conditions of Use, Notices, and Revisions
Contest Terms and Conditions
All participants must be 19 years of age or older and residents of Ontario. To enter the contest, entrants must subscribe to Group Dudes’ Daily Deals.
A draw will be held each morning and the winner will be announced at 7:00pm EST every day for the month of May, starting May 9th, with the exception of the weekends. Winners from the weekend will be announced on the following Monday.
Winners will receive a $50 gift card to The Beer Store. The Beer Store gift cards terms and conditions are as follows: (referred to as "Gift Cards") may be presented as payment towards the purchase of Beer or Beer Gear at The Beer Store retail locations.
Gift Cards cannot be redeemed or exchanged for cash.
Use of Gift Cards is subject to these terms and conditions governing its use, which may be amended by The Beer Store from time to time in its discretion.
Lost or stolen Gift Cards will not be replaced.
Gift Cards have no implied warranties and are not a credit or debit card.
The Beer Store makes no warranties, either express or implied, with respect to Gift Cards, including, without limitation, any express or implied warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.
In the event that a Gift Card is non-functional, the sole remedy, and The Beer Store's sole liability, shall be the replacement of the Gift Card.
Purchases will be deducted from Gift Cards until the value reaches zero.
Group Dudes assumes no responsibility for lost or stolen gift cards. Group Dudes accepts no responsibility and no liability for your or any third party’s use of the gift card.