Terms & Conditions
These Terms and Conditions (“TAC”) constitute a legally binding agreement made by and between Gluten Free Cart Inc. (“GFC”) which operates glutenfreecart.com (“Website”) and you, whether personally or on behalf of an entity (“You”). These TAC govern your use of the Website and products offered on the Website so please read them carefully.
BY ACCESSING OR USING ANY PART OF THE WEBSITE, YOU AGREE THAT YOU HAVE READ, UNDERSTAND AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THESE TAC. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO BE SO BOUND, DISCONTINUE USE OF THE WEBSITE.
INTERNET TECHNOLOGY AND APPLICABLE LAWS, RULES, AND REGULATIONS CHANGE FREQUENTLY. ACCORDINGLY, GFC RESERVES THE RIGHT TO MAKE CHANGES TO THIS AGREEMENT AT ANY TIME. YOUR CONTINUED USE OF THE WEBSITE CONSTITUTES ASSENT TO ANY NEW PROVISIONS OF THIS TAC THAT MAY BE POSTED ON THE WEBSITE.
Product Transactions on the Website Products may only be purchased by individuals who can form legally binding contracts under applicable law. All persons accessing the Website or using GFC services must be at least 18 years of age. You are responsible for any and all account activity conducted by a minor on your account.
Products or Services GFC reserves the right, but is not obligated, to limit the sales of its products to any person, geographic region or jurisdiction. GFC may exercise this right on a caseby-case basis. Quantities of products or services offered by GFC may be limited at any time at GFC’s sole discretion. All description of products or product pricing are subject to change at anytime without notice, at the sole discretion of the Seller (shops/stores). GFC reserves the right to discontinue any product at any time. Any offer for any product made on this site is void where prohibited.
Accuracy, Completeness and Timeliness of Information GFC is not liable for any inaccuracies, incomplete or outdated information made available on this site. The material on this site is provided for general information only and should not be relied upon or used as the sole basis for making decisions without consulting primary, more accurate, more complete or more timely sources of information. Any reliance on the material on this site is at your own risk. Always use the consumer package for nutritional information as formula and ingredient changes may occur at any time and may not match the website.
Prohibited Conduct. In your use of the Website, you may not (i) infringe any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, right of publicity or other right of any party (ii) disrupt or interfere with the security or use of the Website, (iii) interfere or damage the Website, including without limitation, through the use of viruses, cancel bots, Trojan horses, harmful code, flood pings, denial of service attacks, packet or IP spoofing, forged routing or electronic mail address information or similar methods of technology, (iv) attempt to use another’s account, or personal information, impersonate another person or entity, misrepresent your affiliation with another person or entity, including GFC, federal, state or municipal government, a political candidate, or create a false identity (v) attempt to obtain unauthorized access to the Website or portions of the network that are restricted from general access, (vi) engage, directly or indirectly, in transmission of ‘spam,’ chain letters, junk mail or any type of unsolicited solicitation, (vii) collect, manually or through automatic process, information about other users without their express consent or other information related to the Website, (viii) use meta tags or other “hidden text” utilizing Website, GFC’s name, trademarks, or product names, (ix) advertise, offer to sell, or sell any goods or services, except as expressly permitted by Website, (x) engage in any activity that interferes with any third party’s ability to use or enjoy the Website, or (xi) assist any party in engaging in any activity prohibited by these TAC.
If you become aware of any conduct that violates these TAC, GFC encourages you to contact customer service at email@example.com. GFC reserves the right, but will have no obligation, to respond to such communications.
Intellectual Property Rights
Copyright The graphic and textual content, arrangement, and assembly of this site is the property of GFC or its content suppliers and protected by Canadian and international copyright laws. Users should feel free to use this site as a shopping resource, but any other use of the site, including the reproduction, modification, distribution, transmission, republication, display, or performance, of the content on this site is strictly prohibited. In addition, the software used on this site is the property of GFC or its software suppliers and is protected under Canadian and international copyright laws.
Trademarks “GFC” is currently in process of acquiring relevant Trademarks.
Ownership and Use GFC will retain ownership of its intellectual property rights and you may not obtain any rights therein by virtue of these TAC or otherwise, except as set forth in this TAC. You will have no right to use, copy, display, perform, create derivative works from, distribute, have distributed, transmit or sublicense from materials or content available on Website in the normal course of your use of the Website. You may not use any third-party intellectual property without express written permission of the applicable party, except as permitted by law.
DMCA Copyright Policy and Copyright Agent. GFC respects the intellectual property rights of others and expects its users to do the same. If you believe Website or a user of the Website has infringed intellectual property please notify our Intellectual Property Agent at firstname.lastname@example.org and provide the following information:
- A physical or electronic signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the intellectual property right.
- An identification of the intellectual property claimed to have been infringed.
- A detailed description of the material you claim is infringing, so that we may locate it, including the URL where the infringing material appears.
- Your address, telephone number, and email address.
- A statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the allegedly infringing use is not authorized by the intellectual property rights owner its agent, or the law.
- A statement, made under penalty of perjury, by you that the above information is accurate and that you are authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the intellectual property rights involved.
Representations and Warranties
By Each Party. Each party represents and warrants to the other party: (i) that it has the full power and authority to enter into and perform its obligations under these TAC, (ii) the assent to and performance by it of its obligations under these TAC do not constitute a breach of or conflict with any other agreement or arrangement by which it is bound, or any applicable laws, regulations or rules, and (iii) these TAC constitute legal, valid and binding obligations of the parties assenting to these TAC, enforceable in accordance with these terms and conditions.
By You. You represent and warrant to GFC that (i) You will not infringe the patent, copyright, trademark, trade secret, right of publicity or other intellectual or proprietary right of GFC in your use of Website, and (ii) You will comply with all applicable laws, rules and regulations in your sue of the Website, including these TAC.
Indemnification. You agree to hold GFC and its employees, representatives, agents, attorneys, affiliates, directors, officers, managers and shareholders (the “Indemnified Parties”) harmless from any damage, loss, cost, or expense (including without limitation attorney’s fees and costs) incurred in connection with any third-party claim, demand or action (“Claim”) brought or asserted against any of the Indemnified Parties: (i) alleging facts or circumstances that would constitute a breach of any provision of these TAC by you or (ii) arising from, related to, or connected with the Website. If you are obligated to provide indemnification pursuant to this provision, GFC may in its sole and absolute discretion, control the disposition of any Claim at your sole cost and expense. Without limiting the foregoing, you may not settle, compromise or in any other manner dispose of any Claim without the consent of GFC.
Disclaimers, Exclusions, and Limitations
- DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES. GFC PROVIDES ITS WEBSITE “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. GFC DOES NOT MAKE ANY REPESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES CONCERNING PROVISION OF WEBSITE SERVICES. GFC DOES NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT IT (I) WILL PROVIDE UNINERRUPTED SERVICE OR ACCESS, (II) WILL BE FREE OF DEFECTS, INACCURACIES, OR ERRORS, (III) WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS OR (IV) WILL OPERATE IN THE CONFIGURATION OR WITH HARDWARE OR SOFTWARE YOU USE.
- GFC MAKES NO WARRANTIES OTHER THAN THOSE MADE EXPRESSLY IN THESE TAC OR ITS RETURN POLICY AND HEREBY DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, WARRANTIES OF FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, MERCHANTABILITY AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.
- EXCLUSION OF DAMAGES. GFC WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES THAT MAY RESULT FROM THE USE OF OUR PRODUCTS INCLUDING ECONOMIC LOSS, INJURY, ILLNESS, OR DEATH. GFC WILL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, OR SPECIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION DAMAGES RELATING TO LOST PROFITS, LOST DATA OR LOSS OF GOODWILL) ARISING OUT OF, RELATING TO, OR CONNECTED WITH THE USE OF WEBSITE, BASED ON ANY CAUSE OF ACTION, EVEN IF GFC OR ANY OF ITS INDEMNIFIED PARTIES ARE ADVISED OF THE POSSIBLITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
- LIMITATION OF LIABILITY. EXCEPT FOR A PARTY’S BREACH OF A REPRESENTATION AND WARRANTIES UNDER THESE TAC OR IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR INDEMNITY OBLIGATIONS UNDER THESE TAC, IN NO EVENT WILL THE LIABILITY OF EITHER PARTY IN CONNECTION WITH THESE TAC, OR SERVICES OR PRODUCTS PROVIDED BY WEBSITE EXCEED THE AMOUNT PAID BY YOU TO GFC FOR ANY PRODUCT(S).
RETURNS. GFC does its best to ensure the accuracy of every order that is shipped. Please check the accuracy of your order upon receipt. Any errors, omissions or damages must be reported to the respective seller within five (5) days of receipt of your order. For health and safety reasons, food and perishable products are exempt from returns and/or exchanges except in cases which the sellers have shipped an incorrect item. Please contact your respective sellers in the case of an incorrect item being shipped and request an exchange. You can find more about our returns policy at https://glutenfreecart.com/return-policy/
Arbitration. All disputes between you and GFC related to the operation of Website or GFC products will be exclusively resolved under confidential binding arbitration held in Toronto, Ontario before a single arbitrator in accordance with the Rules of the Canadian Arbitration Association. The arbitrator’s award will be binding and may be entered as a judgment in any court of competent jurisdiction. The arbitrator designated by Canadian Arbitration Association will determine whether any generally applicable contractual defenses to this agreement exist, including but not limited to fraud, duress, or unconscionability. No arbitration between us will be joined to an arbitration involving any other party subject to these TAC, whether through class arbitration proceedings or otherwise. Notwithstanding the foregoing, GFC will have the right to seek injunctive or other equitable relief in provincial or federal court to enforce these terms or prevent an infringement of a third party’s rights. In the event such relief is sought, each party hereby irrevocably submits to the personal jurisdiction of such court.
THE CAA’S RULES GOVERNING THE ARBITRATION MAY BE ACCESSED AT WWW.CANADIANARBITRATIONASSOCIATION.CA OR BY CALLING THE CAA AT 1.800.856.5154. TO THE EXTENT THE FILING FEE FOR THE ARBITRATION EXCEEDS THE COST OF FILING A LAWSUIT, WE WILL PAY THE ADDITIONAL COST. A REQUEST FOR PAYMENT OF FEES SHOULD BE SUBMITTED TO CAA ALONG WITH YOUR FORM FOR INITIATING THE ARBITRATION, AND WE WILL MAKE ARRANGEMENTS TO PAY ALL NECESSARY FEES DIRECTLY TO CAA. IF THE ARBITRATOR FINDS THE ARBITRATION TO BE NON-FRIVOLOUS, WE WILL PAY ALL OF THE ACTUAL FILING AND ARBITRATOR FEES FOR THE ARBITRATION, PROVIDED YOUR CLAIM DOES NOT EXCEED $75,000. THE ARBITRATION RULES ALSO PERMIT YOU TO RECOVER ATTORNEY’S FEES IN CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
THE PARTIES UNDERSTAND THAT, ABSENT THIS MANDATORY PROVISION, THEY WOULD HAVE THE RIGHT TO SUE IN COURT AND HAVE A JURY TRIAL. THEY FURTHER UNDERSTAND THAT, IN SOME INSTANCES, THE COSTS OF ARBITRATION COULD EXCEED THE COSTS OF LITIGATION AND THE RIGHT TO DISCOVERY MAY BE MORE LIMITED IN ARBITRATION THAN IN COURT.
Class Action and Class Arbitration Waiver.
Class Action and Class Arbitration Waiver. The parties further agree that any arbitration shall be conducted in their individual capacities only and not as a class action or other representative action, and the parties expressly waive their right to file a class action or seek relief on a class basis. If any court or arbitrator determines that the class action waiver set forth in this paragraph is void or unenforceable for any reason or that an arbitration can proceed on a class basis, then the arbitration provision set forth above shall be deemed null and void in its entirety and the parties shall be deemed to have not agreed to arbitrate disputes.
Exception – Small Claims Court Claims.
Notwithstanding the parties’ agreement to resolve all disputes through arbitration, either party may seek relief in a small claims court for disputes or claims within the scope of that court’s jurisdiction.
Exclusive Venue for Litigation.
To the extent that the arbitration provisions set forth above do not apply, the parties agree that any litigation between them shall be filed exclusively in provincial or federal courts located in Toronto, Ontario (except for small claims court actions which may be brought in the county where you reside). The parties expressly consent to exclusive jurisdiction in Toronto, Ontario for any litigation other than small claims court actions.
Governing Law. The law which shall resolve all disputes between the parties shall be the laws of Ontario and Canada.
Changes to the Website or Service. Website may, in its sole discretion, change, modify, suspend, make improvements to or discontinue any aspect of Website, temporarily or permanently, at any time without notice to you, and Website will not be liable for doing so.
Termination. GFC will have the right in its sole discretion, for any reason or no reason at all, without notice or liability to You or any third party, to terminate your account or your access to Website, with or without cause. Such reasons may include, without limitation: (i) your breach of any part of these TAC, (ii) your violation of the rights of any third party; (iii) the invalidity of your credit card; (iv) you exceeding your credit card limit; (v) or “chargeback” of a fee or other payment.
If You are a member, You may terminate your account for any reason at any time subject to these TAC by emailing email@example.com and requesting termination.
If your account is terminated, GFC may, in its sole discretion, delete any web sites, files, graphics or other content or materials relating to your use of Website in its possession.
Following termination, you will not be permitted to use Website
Waiver of Class Action Rights. By entering into these TAC, you hereby irrevocably waive any right you may have to join claims with those of others in the form of a class action or similar procedural device. Any claims arising out of, relating to, or connected with these TAC or GFC product must be asserted individually.
Limitation of Actions. You acknowledge and agree that, regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or cause of action you may have arising out of, relating to, or connected with your use of Website or GFC products must be brought within one calendar year after such claim or cause of action arises, or forever be barred.
Integration. These TAC contain the entire understanding of the you and GFC regarding its subject matter and supersedes all prior and contemporaneous agreements and understandings between us regarding its subject matter.
Additional Terms. These TAC will be binding upon each party hereto and is successors and permitted assigns and governed by and constructed in accordance with the laws of Canada and Ontario without reference to conflict of law principles. These TAC and all of your rights and obligations under them (including, without limitation, your membership, if any) will not be assignable or transferrable by you without the prior written consent of GFC. No failure or delay by a party in exercising any right, power or privilege under these TAC will operate as a waiver thereof, nor will any single or partial exercise of any right, power, or privilege preclude any other or further exercise thereof or the exercise of any right, power, or privilege under these TAC. You and GFC are independent contractors, and no agency, partnership, joint venture, employeeemployer relationship is intended or created by these TAC. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these TAC will not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision of these TOS, all of which will remain in full force and effect.
These TAC are published and effective May 11th, 2021