Legal Statement

Last updated [28 July 2014] V1.0

WADA endeavours to include accurate and up-to-date information on its Website (www.wada-ama.org).  However, we offer no guarantees, warranties or representations, express or implied, as to the accuracy or completeness of the information contained or referenced therein.

Please read and review this Legal Statement carefully before accessing or using the Website.  By accessing or using the Website, you acknowledge that you have read, understood and agreed to this Legal Statement.  If you do not agree to these terms, you may not access or use the Website.

We reserve the right to change this Legal Statement from time to time without notice, as we deem necessary.  Your continued use of our Website is deemed to be your acceptance of any changes to this Legal Statement.

Access to this Website

You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information from this Website through any means not intentionally made available to you through this Website.  You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to the Website, the server on which the Website is stored or any server, computer or database connected to this Website.  You must not attack this Website via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack.  You must not take any action that imposes an unreasonably or disproportionately large load on this Website’s infrastructure.  You must not use any device, software or routine to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of this Website or any activity being conducted on this Website.  You must not use or attempt to use any engine, software, tool, agent or other device or mechanism to navigate or search this Website other than the search engine and search agents available from this Website and from other generally available third-party websites. 

By breaching this provision, you may commit a criminal offense under applicable laws. We reserve the right to report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will cooperate with them, including by disclosing your identity to them if necessary. In the event of such a breach, your right to use this Website will cease immediately. 
We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of this Website or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it.

Links and Social Media

We may provide links or references on our Website to the websites of other parties, whether affiliated with WADA or not.  By clicking on these links and accessing these other websites, you will be leaving our Website.  WADA makes no warranties or representations of any kind as to the accuracy, currency, or completeness of any information contained in such websites and shall have no liability for any damages or injuries of any kind arising from such content or information.  Inclusion of any third party link does not imply an endorsement or recommendation by WADA.

This Website also may contain links or other services relating to online social media services.  Users who choose to interact with these social media services via this website should read the legal statements and privacy policies of these third-party service providers and those of any applications used to access them.
You may link to this Website, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it, but you must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on WADA’s part where none exists.

Marketing

Any personal data submitted by the visitor to this Website will not be used for any direct marketing or unsolicited follow-up unless WADA has previously informed the visitor of this possible use and the visitor has given WADA an express permission for such use.

Intellectual Property

The content of this Website, including WADA's logo, name, and other marks, are the property of WADA.  No part of this Website may be copied, republished, stored in a retrieval system or otherwise reproduced or transmitted, in any form or by any means whatsoever, without the prior written consent of WADA (which may be provided, for example, in a notice on the Website).  Unless otherwise stated, WADA is the owner or licensee of all copyright and other intellectual property rights on this Website, and in the material published on it.  All such rights are reserved.  

Limitation of Liability

To the fullest extent permitted by law, WADA and any individual person connected to WADA and any party involved in creating, producing or delivering this Website hereby excludes:

  • all conditions, warranties and other terms that might otherwise be implied by statute, common law or the law of equity; and
  • any and all liability for any claims, loss, demands or damages of any kind whatsoever including, without limitation, direct, indirect, incidental or consequential loss or damage incurred by you in connection with the use, inability to use, or that results from the use of the Website or websites linked to this Website, whether arising from loss of business, loss of profits, loss of income or revenue, loss of data, loss of goodwill, wasted management or office time, and for any other loss or damage of any kind, however arising and whether caused by tort (including negligence), breach of contract or otherwise, even if foreseeable.

This does not affect our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, nor our liability for fraudulent misrepresentation or misrepresentation as to a fundamental matter, nor any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.

Indemnity

You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless WADA, its officers, directors, employees, agents, suppliers and third-party partners from and against all liabilities, losses, expenses, damages and costs, including reasonable legal fees, claims, demands and proceedings whatsoever, howsoever arising, resulting from or in connection with any violation by you of this Legal Statement.  

Breach of this Statement

We will determine, in our discretion, whether there has been a breach of this Legal Statement through your use of the Website.  When a breach of this Legal Statement has occurred, WADA may take such action as we deem appropriate, including, for example, withdrawing your right to use this Website; taking legal action against you; or disclosing such information to law enforcement authorities as we reasonably feel is necessary.

Severability

If any of these terms and conditions or any provisions of this Legal Statement are determined by any competent authority to be invalid, unlawful or unenforceable to any extent, such term, condition or provision will to that extent be severed from the remaining terms, conditions and provisions, which will continue to be valid to the fullest extent permitted by law.
Governing Legislation

The Website will be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of Canada and the applicable laws of the Province of Québec, with the exclusion of its principles of conflicts of laws. Any litigation, dispute or claim arising from or related to the use of the Website shall be subject to the jurisdiction of the courts of Québec and you hereby accept to submit any claim or claims relating to your use of the Website to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Québec.