Terms and Conditions

Terms and Conditions of user for AllNovaScotia.com

(d/b/a AllNovaScotia.com and AllNewfoundlandLabrador.com)

These Terms and Conditions are a legal agreement and contract between you and 3030106 Nova Scotia Ltd. As a condition of your access to this site and to any of its content, you must agree to be bound by the terms of this agreement. If you do not agree, you must immediately cease to use the site or its content in any manner.

AllNovaScotia.com is a service to its authorized users, which service involves providing paying subscribers with access to quality news content (the “Service”). All subscriptions are personal; there are no group or corporate subscriptions. In certain circumstances, a business may pay for one or more personal subscriptions for individuals associated with that business. In such a case, you agree that you will cause that business to agree to these Terms and Conditions. However, no rights to the Service and any of its content are granted to the business.

Those wishing to subscribe to AllNovaScotia.com must agree to comply with these terms and conditions which are in place to support the ongoing of the Service. AllNovaScotia.com is only able to exist and to provide its authorized users with the Service and quality content by strict adherence to this agreement.

These Terms and Conditions are subject to change at any time and in our absolute discretion. Subscribers will be electronically notified if these Terms and Conditions are changed. Changes may occur at any time and subscribers will be required to agree to the revised Terms and Conditions in order to continue to access the site. If you do not agree to the revised Terms and Conditions, you must cease to use your account or access the site and should contact us at service@allnovascotia.com for a refund of the remaining term of your subscription.

AllNovaScotia.com takes privacy very seriously. Subscriber information is carefully protected at all times and it is never made available to third parties. Select information is used by members of the AllNovaScotia.com subscription team for product delivery and for other business reasons.

AllNovaScotia.com collects a fee from all subscribers at the beginning of each month unless otherwise arranged. This fee is subject to change .upon reasonable notice. The payment is for website access for the named subscriber only and they may access the Service using any of their personal electronic devices.

Subscription fees are not refundable. The Service may be cancelled at any time and the cancellation will take effect at the end of the current billing period.

Cancellations can be requested by contacting service@allNovaScotia.com or calling 877-240-4130.

By creating an account, accessing the site and/or using the Service, you specifically represent and warrant that:

  • Your account is personal to you and that you are not creating or using the account on behalf of any business, partnership or corporation;
  • You, your employer and any business in which you have a material interest are not employed in any manner or in any capacity that competes with the business of 3030106 Nova Scotia Ltd., namely any newspaper, online or broadcast media undertaking, blog or media monitoring business.

You acknowledge that AllNovaScotia.com is relying on the accuracy of the above representations and warranties in deciding whether to offer you a subscription.

By creating an account, accessing the site and/or using the Service, you agree:

  • To only use your personal email address for the purposes of accessing the site and obtaining the service;
  • To not share your password for the site with any other person;
  • To not provide any other person with access to the Service, the site or to any of its content;
  • To not copy, share, publish, retransmit, modify or create any derivative works from any content. accessed through the service;
  • To not circumvent (or attempt to circumvent) any measures implemented on the site or related to its content intended to prevent reproduction of any portion of the site or its content in any manner not authorized by these Terms and Conditions;
  • That your use of the service and access to any of its content is not for "research" or for "private study" as such terms are defined in the Copyright Act (Canada);
  • That the above representations, warranties and covenants are of the essence of this agreement and that 3030106 Nova Scotia Ltd. would not provide you with access to the site or the use of the Services absent these representations, warranties and covenants.
  • That if any of the representations and warranties cease to be true in any material respect, you will immediately advise AllNovaScotia.com, which may cancel your subscription with immediate effect.

All of the content available on AllNovaScotia.com is protected by Canadian and international copyright law. All rights not specifically granted in these Terms and Conditions are specifically reserved.

Subscribers may not redistribute any of AllNovaScotia.com's content or conduct any commercial or journalistic activity that potentially impedes the future sale of subscriptions, including any media monitoring activity.

AllNovaScotia.com has invested significantly to develop its own software to protect content behind a strict paywall. Content protection is vital to the future of our business model. Any attempt to circumvent this initiative is a violation of these Terms and Conditions.

AllNovaScotia.com reserves the right to refuse access to any individual or corporation. AllNovaScotia.com reserves the right to waive any one or more of these Terms and Conditions, but any waiver must be in writing signed by an officer by 3030106 Nova Scotia Ltd.

These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by the laws in effect in the Province of Nova Scotia, without regard to the conflict of laws rules thereof. Any dispute arising under these Terms and Conditions shall be resolved by final and binding arbitration under the Commercial Arbitration Act (Nova Scotia). Any arbitration shall be conducted in the Halifax Regional Municipality, Nova Scotia, in the English language. The prevailing party shall be awarded its reasonable costs associated with the arbitration, including legal fees on a full indemnity basis and other expenses. The non-prevailing party shall be liable for all of the costs of the arbitration, including the arbitrator’s fees. Notwithstanding the forgoing, AllNovaScotia.com shall have the right to commence and pursue any claims against you in any court of competent jurisdiction.

You acknowledge and agree that each and every term of these Terms and Conditions is of the essence. If any one or more of the provisions contained in these Terms and Conditions should be declared invalid, illegal or unenforceable in any respect, the validity, legality and enforceability of the remaining provisions contained in these Terms and Conditions shall not in any way be affected or impaired thereby so long as the commercial, economic and legal substance of the transaction contemplated in the Terms and Conditions are not affected in any manner materially adverse to any party. Upon such a declaration, the parties shall modify these Terms and Conditions so as to carry out the original intent of parties as closely as possible in an acceptable manner so that the transactions contemplated are consummated as originally contemplated to the fullest extent possible.