Terms of Use

Eligibility

By using the Electronic Components Pool of Canada, you agree that you are at least 18 years old or are acting with the consent and supervision of your parent; and you have full power, capacity, and authority to accept these Terms on behalf of yourself, or if applicable, your employer or other entity that you represent.

Privacy

You will be required to provide information about yourself (such as identification or contact details) to us as part of your registration for and use of the Electronic Components Pool of Canada. We will handle your information as we describe in the Electronic Components Pool of Canada Privacy Policy.

Please see our Privacy Policy for more detail.

Limitation of Liability

IN NO EVENT SHALL ECPool (Electronic Components Pool of Canada) OR ITS SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE TO YOU OR TO ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, PUNITIVE OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION LOST PROFITS, LOST SAVINGS, OR LOSS OF BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY) ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO: (II) THE SITE, THE SERVICES, OR THE CONTENT, OR YOUR USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE SITE, THE SERVICES, OR THE CONTENT, (II) ANY TRANSACTION OR COMMUNICATIONS CONDUCTED THROUGH OR FACILITATED BY THE SITE; (III) ANY CLAIM ATTRIBUTABLE TO ERRORS, OMISSIONS, OR OTHER INACCURACIES IN THE SITE, THE SERVICES OR THE CONTENT, (IV) UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION OF YOUR TRANSMISSIONS OR DATA, (V) STATEMENTS OR CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY ON THE SITE OR THE SERVICES, OR (VI) ANY OTHER MATTER RELATING TO THE SITE, THE SERVICES, OR THE CONTENT; EVEN IF ECPool (Electronic Components Pool of Canada) OR ITS SUPPLIERS HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. SUBJECT TO THE FOREGOING, IN NO EVENT SHALL THE LIABILITY OF ECPool (Electronic Components Pool of Canada) AND ITS SUPPLIERS RELATING IN ANY WAY TO THE SITE, THE SERVICES, OR THE CONTENT EXCEED $100 OR THE MINIMUM AMOUNT ALLOWABLE UNDER APPLICABLE LAW, WHICHEVER IS GREATER, REGARDLESS OF THE LEGAL THEORY ASSERTED FOR SUCH LIABILITY, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT, WARRANTY OR OTHERWISE.

IF YOU ARE DISSATISFIED WITH THE SITE, THE SERVICES, THE CONTENT, OR WITH THE TERMS OF USE, YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY IS TO DISCONTINUE USING THE SITE, THE SERVICES, AND THE CONTENT.

Any cause of action against Electronic Components Pool of Canada or its suppliers with respect to the Site, the Services, or the Content must be instituted within one (1) year from the date on which the claim arose.

Some States may not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you, but in any event shall apply to the maximum extent allowed by law.

Additional Prohibited User Conduct

You are prohibited from compromising the security or tampering with system resources and/or accounts related to the Site. The use or distribution of tools designed for compromising security (e.g., password guessing manually or through programs, cracking tools, or network probing tools) is strictly prohibited. ECPool may monitor your use of the Site including without limitation the Services, to ensure your compliance with these Terms of Use. If you become involved, or are suspected to have become involved, in any violation of these Terms of Use, ECPool reserves the right to investigate your activities for its own purposes and release the details of your violations to others in ECPool’s sole discretion, including without limitation to governmental authorities, private investigators, or other users of the Site in order to assist them in resolving security incidents.

You agree not to use the Site in any manner that violates any laws or infringes the intellectual property of, or interferes with the rights of, third parties. You may not take any action that imposes, or may impose in ECPool’s sole discretion, an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on the Site’s infrastructure or interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Site or any activities conducted on the Site, or bypass any robot exclusion headers or other measures ECPool may use to prevent or restrict access to the Site.

ECPool reserves the right to fully cooperate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requesting or directing ECPool to disclose the identity of anyone violating the security of the Site or these Terms of Use.

Changes to the Terms of Use

ECPool (Electronic Components Pool of Canada) reserves the right to change the terms of these Terms of Use without notice. Such changes may include, but are not limited to, the charges, if any, associated with the access and use of the Site or any portion of it. You are responsible for reviewing these Terms of Use prior to accessing, visiting, browsing, using, or interacting or attempting to interact with any part of the Site or any software, program or Services on the Site, and your continued use of the Site, its Services, or its Content after any modification to these Terms of Use acknowledges your agreement to the then current Terms of Use. In the event that a change or update is made to these Terms of Use, the "Date of Last Modification" will be updated accordingly. As part of the registration process to become a registered user of certain functionality on the Site, as a default, you elect to receive e-mails that ECPool may in its discretion send notifying you of changes to these Terms of Use and/or other ECPool policies. You may elect not to receive these e-mails by opting out of this default. Notwithstanding any provision of these Terms of Use to the contrary, ECPool may make changes to these Terms of Use in its sole discretion and such changes shall be binding on you and ECPool.

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