Terms & Conditions

These Terms and Conditions will govern the product order placed by you with the Royal Ontario Museum (“ROM”), located at 100 Queen’s Park, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 2C6.

PAYMENT

You agree to pay ROM the listed price for your order, including any taxes, duties, levies, shipping and handling costs, if any, by providing your credit card information at the time of placing the order. All prices are in Canadian dollars. All prices are subject to change without notice. Courses are non-credit and are not tax deductible.

SECURITY AND PERSONAL INFORMATION

Your personal and credit card information is protected while you are shopping online at the ROM. SSL (Secure Socket Layers) technology ensures the security and integrity of the personal information you provide while shopping online at the ROM. This advanced security system encrypts data transmissions between a web browser and web site, and ensures this information may only be decrypted at its intended destination. SSL works with Netscape Navigator (versions 2.0 and higher) and Microsoft Internet Explorer (versions 3.0 and higher).

All credit card transactions are managed by Mirapay, a service offered by Eigen Development Ltd. This system assures our customers that their credit card information is secured and protected using SSL technology. Credit card information is not accepted or stored at the ROM. While the ROM takes steps to protect the security of e-mail or other communications with this Site, there is no guarantee that such communications will not be intercepted by unauthorized parties. You consent to the collection, use and disclosure of your personal information by the ROM or as agreed to by you in another place of this site for the purpose of providing you with the goods and services requested and as otherwise indicated in our Privacy Statement.

CANCELLATION AND REFUND

Programs and prices are subject to change without notice. Courses are non-credit and not tax deductible. Tickets to lectures and special events are final sale and are non transferrable and non refundable. Cancellation for enrollment in a series course must be received in writing five business days before the program start date. A non-refundable fee of 20% will be charged regardless of the reason for cancellation.

The ROM reserves the right to cancel programs and a full refund will be forthcoming. You will automatically be notified if the program you have registered for has been cancelled or rescheduled, if you have provided us with a valid e-mail address or phone number.

All prices include HST where applicable.

For further inquiries please contact us at programs@rom.on.ca or Programs Department, Royal Ontario Museum, 100 Queen’s Park, Toronto, ON M5S 2C6, 416.586.5797

USER SUBMISSIONS

You are prohibited from uploading or submitting comments to or through this site any images containing or including, any unlawful, threatening, libelous, defamatory, obscene, or pornographic material, or any material that would infringe the copyright, privacy or personality rights or any other intellectual property rights, including but not limited to copyright, of another party if used without that party’s permission, or that includes software that contains a virus, defect or other harmful or disruptive component, or containing material that is otherwise illegal or unlawful.

Any material, information or other communication you transmit or post to this Site will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary (“Communications”), except as otherwise expressly provided in this Site. The Royal Ontario Museum, its affiliates and its subsidiaries (the “ROM”) may copy, display, post, communicate or otherwise use the Communications in any media, universally and world-wide. You are prohibited from posting or transmitting to or from this Site any unlawful, threatening, libellous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic material, or any material that would infringe the copyright or other intellectual property rights of another party if used without that party’s permission, or that includes software that contains a virus, defect or other harmful or disruptive component. By transmitting any Communication to or through this Site, you warrant that such communications are original to you or that you have authorization to publicly communicate them and you waive all moral rights or other similar rights world-wide in those Communications.

REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES

You represent and warrant that the comments uploaded or submitted to or through this site by you do not infringe on any intellectual property and proprietary rights, including copyright, personality rights, privacy rights, or moral rights of any third parties.

The ROM reserves the right to decline to fill an order that, in its sole discretion, violates the representation and warranty above, that contains prohibited material or that otherwise breaches any provision of this agreement. You are responsible for compliance with all local and applicable laws regarding your use of this Site.

THE INFORMATION, SERVICES AND PRODUCTS PROVIDED AT OR THROUGH THIS SITE AND LINKS TO OTHER SITES ARE PROVIDED “AS IS”. THE ROM, ITS AFFILIATES, SUBSIDIARIES, ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, THIRD-PARTY CONTENT PROVIDERS, SPONSORS, LICENSORS, OR THE LIKE, MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, ARISING FROM STATUTE OR ANY KIND OF DEALING OR USAGE OF TRADE, ABOUT THE PRODUCTS OR SERVICES PROVIDED BY THE ROM, ITS AFFILIATES, SUBSIDIARIES, ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, THIRD-PARTY CONTENT PROVIDERS, SPONSORS, LICENSORS, OR THE LIKE, THE USE OF THIS WEBSITE OR THE INFORMATION PROVIDED THROUGH THIS WEBSITE, THE LINKS TO OTHER SITES, FOR THE DELIVERY BY THIRD PARTIES OF GOODS PURCHASED THROUGH THIS SITE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES, GUARANTEES OR CONDITIONS OF UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR FREE OPERATION, QUALITY, ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, COMPLETENESS, AVAILABILITY, TIMELINESS, SUITABILITY, MERCHANTIBILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY. APPLICABLE LAWS MAY NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO THE ABOVE EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. THIS SECTION SHALL SURVIVE THE TERMINATION OF THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

IN NO EVENT SHALL THE ROM, ITS AFFILIATES, SUBSIDIARES, ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, THIRD-PARTY CONTENT PROVIDERS, SPONSORS, LICENSORS, OR THE LIKE, BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, LOST PROFITS, EXPECTED REVEVUES AND DAMAGES ARISING FROM THE USE OF THE WEBSITE OR THE SERVICES, WHETHER BASED IN CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, GROSS NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF SUCH DAMAGES ARE REASONABLY FORSEEABLE OR THE ROM, ITS AFFILIATES, SUBSIDIARES, ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, THIRD-PARTY CONTENT PROVIDERS, SPONSORS, LICENSORS, OR THE LIKE, HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. THIS LIMITATION OF LIABILITY SHALL APPLY NOTHWITHSTANDING THE BREACH OF A FUNDAMENTAL TERM OR CONDITION OR A FUNDAMENTAL BREACH OF THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS. LIABILITY IS LIMITED TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. IN ANY EVENT, THE ROM, ITS AFFILIATES, SUBSIDIARIES, ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, THIRD-PARTY CONTENT PROVIDERS, SPONSORS, LICENSORS, OR THE LIKE, LIABILITY FOR ALL CLAIMS SHALL NOT EXCEED THE AMOUNT PAID FOR THE ITEM OR PROGRAM ORDERED. THIS SECTION SHALL SURVIVE THE TERMINATION OF THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS.

INDEMNITY

You agree to indemnify and hold the ROM, its affiliates and subsidiaries, its officers, directors, employees, agents, third-party content providers, sponsors, licensors, or the like, harmless from any loss, expense, or damage, including reasonable legal fees, arising from any action, claim, suit or demand asserted by any person or entity against the ROM, its affiliates and subsidiaries, its officers, directors, employees, agents, third-party content providers, sponsors, licensors, or the like, related to, based on or arising from your breach or non-performance of these Terms and Conditions, including any claim for infringement of a third party’s intellectual property, property, personality, privacy rights or moral rights. This section shall survive the termination of these Terms and Conditions.

GENERAL

These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by the laws of the province of Ontario and the federal laws of Canada, and you consent to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Ontario in all disputes arising out of or relating to these Terms and Conditions without regard to the conflict of laws. The parties hereby expressly exclude the application of the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (Ontario) as amended, replaced or re-enacted from time to time. These Terms and Conditions constitute the entire agreement between you and ROM with respect to products or services provided by ROM and it supersedes all prior agreements between you and the ROM in this respect. A printed or electronic version of these Terms and Conditions shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to these Terms and Conditions to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form. It is the express will of the parties that these Terms and Conditions and all related documents be drawn up in English. C’est la volonté expresse des parties que la présente convention ainsi que les documents qui s’y rattachent soient rédigés en anglais. This Section shall survive the termination of these Terms and Conditions.

TO COMPLETE YOUR ORDER PLEASE PRINT OR DOWNLOAD THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS.

CLICKING THE “Click to Pay” BUTTON ON THE INVOICE CONSTITUTES YOUR SIGNATURE. BY CLICKING THE “Click to Pay’ BUTTON AND PLACING AN ORDER WITH THE ROM, YOU INTEND TO CREATE A LEGALLY BINDING CONTRACT AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY ALL TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THIS WEB SITE. IF YOU CLICK “Click to Pay” WITHOUT READING THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, YOU ARE STILL ACCEPTING TO BE BOUND BY THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS. THE PERSON CLICKING THE “Click to Pay” BUTTON WARRANTS THAT IT HAS THE AUTHORITY TO BIND YOU TO THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, PLEASE EXIT THIS WEB SITE BY RETURNING TO ROM'S HOMEPAGE.