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We are committed to protecting the privacy and security of your personal information provided to us. To achieve this objective, we have developed and implemented a privacy policy, the terms of which are incorporated into these Terms and Conditions, that sets out how your information will be collected, stored and used. For more information regarding our privacy policies, please click here.

COMMUNICATION USING THE WEBSITE

This Website may contain bulletin board services, chat areas, news groups, forums and other communications facilities designed to allow you to communicate with others. You may not use these features or this Website to communicate anything infringing, defamatory, threatening, hateful, harassing, abusive, unlawful, vulgar, obscene, harmful or potentially harmful, invasive of anyone's privacy or any content that could constitute or encourage conduct that would be considered a criminal offence, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any law. We do not generally monitor and filter the content posted within these communications facilities; however, we may review and delete any materials without cause, notice or explanation.

You agree not to submit or transmit any e-mails or materials through the Website that: (i) are defamatory, threatening, obscene or harassing, (ii) contain a virus, worm, Trojan horse or any other harmful component, (iii) incorporate copyrighted or other proprietary material of any third party without that party's permission or (iv) otherwise violate any applicable laws.

We shall not be subject to any obligations of confidentiality regarding any information or materials that you submit online except as specified in these Terms of Use, or as set forth in any additional terms and conditions relating to specific products or services, or as otherwise specifically agreed or required by law.

You hereby grant us a non-exclusive, world-wide, irrevocable right and license to use, copy, reproduce, republish, post, transmit, display, perform, distribute, modify and create derivative works from any comments, suggestions, feedback, material or information you post or otherwise provide to this Website or to us ("Your Postings"). You waive in favor of our successors and us and assign all moral rights you may have in Your Postings.

You hereby represent and warrant that you have all necessary rights in and to each of Your Postings and that Your Postings, when displayed on this Website or otherwise used by us, will not infringe any proprietary or other rights of any third party. YOU AGREE TO INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS US AND OUR OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, SHAREHOLDERS, EMPLOYEES AND REPRESENTATIVES FROM AND AGAINST ALL LOSSES, COSTS, DAMAGES, EXPENSES AND LIABILITIES (INCLUDING ACTUAL LEGAL FEES) ARISING FROM OR OUT OF OR AS A RESULT OF OR RELATING IN ANY MANNER WHATSOEVER TO ANY MATERIAL BREACH OF THE ABOVE REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES.

OUR PRODUCTS AND SERVICES

This Website may describe products, programs and services that are not available or are prohibited in some countries. These descriptions do not imply that we intend to make those products, programs or services available in every country, or that those products, programs and services may be used lawfully in your country.

All sales of our products and services are subject to our standard terms and conditions of sale, which we will provide to you upon request.

LINKING

For your convenience, we may provide links to various other Websites that may be of interest to you and for your convenience only. The sites that are linked from this Website are not under our control. We do not have or assume any responsibility or liability for any communications or materials available at those linked sites. We do not endorse the content contained in any third party website. We do not make any representation, warranty or condition, express, implied or statutory of any kind regarding any third party website, including without limitation any representation or warranty regarding the legality, accuracy, reliability, quality, completeness, timeliness, non infringement, security, or suitability of any content on a third party website. We do not make any representation or warranty regarding the merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose of any content, goods or services on or made available through any third party websites. Nor do we make any representation, warranty or condition, express, implied or statutory that the operation of any third party website will be uninterrupted, free of error, viruses or any other harmful components. All links are provided for your convenience only and if you choose to access any third party website, you do so entirely at your own risk.

If you wish to provide a link to this Website from your website, you may only link to our home page. You must not use any of our icons on your website, and you may not use the link to suggest that we sponsor, endorse, approve of or are affiliated to your website.

RELATIONSHIP OF THE PARTIES

Neither of us nor any of our respective officers, agents or employees will be held or construed to be partners, joint ventures, fiduciaries, employees or agents of the other as a result of these Terms and Conditions or your use of the Website.

No Unlawful Or Prohibited Use

As a condition of your use of the Website, you warrant Shred-it that you will not use the Website for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms, conditions, and notices. You may not use the Website in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the Site or interfere with any other party's use and enjoyment of the Website. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available or provided for through the Site.

Governing Law, Location and Miscellaneous

These Terms of Use shall be governed in all respects by the laws of the State of Delaware, USA, without reference to its choice of law rules. If an applicable law is in conflict with any part of the Terms of Use, the Terms of Use will be deemed modified to conform to the law. The other provisions will not be affected by any such modification.

Separate Agreements

You may have other agreements with Shred-it. Those agreements are separate and in addition to these Terms of Use. These Terms of Use do not modify, revise or amend the terms of any other agreements you may have with Shred-it

Arbitration

Except as regarding any action seeking equitable relief, including without limitation for the purpose of protecting any Shred-it confidential information and/or intellectual property rights, any controversy or claim arising out of or relating to these Terms of Use or this Website shall be settled by binding arbitration in accordance with the Arbitration Act (Ontario). Any such controversy or claim shall be arbitrated on an individual basis, and shall not be consolidated in any arbitration with any claim or controversy of any other party. The arbitration shall be held in Oakville, Ontario, Canada.

All information relating to or disclosed by any party in connection with the arbitration of any disputes hereunder shall be treated by the parties, their representatives, and the arbitrator as proprietary business information. Such information shall not be disclosed by any party or their respective representatives without the prior written authorization of the party furnishing such information. Such information shall not be disclosed by the arbitrator without the prior written authorization of all parties. Each party shall bear the burden of its own counsel fees incurred in connection with any arbitration proceedings.

Judgment upon the award returned by the arbitrator may be entered in any court having jurisdiction over the parties or their assets or application of enforcement, as the case may be. Any award by the arbitrator shall be the sole and exclusive remedy of the parties. The parties hereby waive all rights to judicial review of the arbitrator's decision and any award contained therein.

GENERAL

These Terms and Conditions, together with those incorporated by reference, constitute the entire agreement between us and you pertaining to your use of the Website and may not be modified except by us as stated above. We may assign these Terms and Conditions, in whole or in part, at any time. Our failure to insist upon or enforce strict performance of any right or provision of the Terms and Conditions shall not constitute or be construed as a waiver of any right or provision. Certain portions of these Website Terms and Conditions may be superseded by terms of other contracts between you and us. If any part of these Website Terms and Conditions is unlawful, void or unenforceable, then that part is severable and will not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining disclaimers, terms and conditions. We reserve the right at any time to change or discontinue any feature of the website or begin charging for access to the website.

These Website Terms and Conditions were last updated on 28 June 2012.

Privacy Policy

This statement discloses our privacy practices and policies relating to this Website. If you have any questions about these practices and policies, please contact us here, or contact our privacy officer directly here.

In this document, the words "we", "us" "our" and “Shred-it” refer to Shred-it International Inc. and its subsidiaries and affiliates.

INFORMATION COLLECTION, USE AND DISCLOSURE

We collect, use and disclose certain personal information from and about you during your use of the Website.

Collection: We collect information regarding the areas of the Website you visit, the websites you previously visited, the websites you link to when you leave our website, and the Information and data you request, view and download from or through the website. We also collect information you provide through the website (for example, through guestbook, submission forms, emails, chat groups, postings, order forms and other submissions).

We may also collect information from you through the use of "cookies". Cookies are small pieces of data, which are stored on your computer to allow your web browser to remember something about our Website. Cookies are useful because they allow us to personalize our site for you. For example, cookies can be used to list the contents of your virtual shopping cart or to remember your password so that you do not need to enter it every time you log onto our site.

Use: Use: We use the information we collect from you to verify your identity and protect against error and fraud, comply with legal and regulatory requirements, personalize our Website to your interests, enhance your experience on our site, provide you with information regarding our products and services, process your orders, bill you, send marketing materials to you and to achieve other purposes as may, from time to time, be permitted by law. We use and disclose your personal information only for the purposes for which it was collected, except with your consent or as required by law. We do not sell, trade or otherwise transfer your personally identifiable information to any third parties. This does not include third party service providers who assist us in operating our Website, conducting our business or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential.

Disclosure: We share aggregated demographic information about our users with our business associates, but this information cannot be used to identify any particular individual. We also disclose your personal information to our payment and delivery associates to allow the processing, billing and delivery of your orders. We may also disclose your information when we believe it’s appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies or protect ours or others’ rights, property or safety. In the unlikely event that we, any of our affiliated companies, brands or substantially all of any of our assets are acquired by an unrelated third party, your personal information may be one of the transferred assets. By providing your personal information to us, you agree that we may disclose your personal information, on a confidential basis, to any prospective transferee and its professional advisors for the purposes of their due diligence investigations, the completion of any such transaction and the continued operation of the acquired business.

YOU HEREBY CONSENT TO US COLLECTING, USING AND DISCLOSING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION AS DESCRIBED ABOVE.

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