Who We Are
SE Health First Nations, Inuit, and Métis supports community healthcare providers with education that is evidence-based and culturally safe.
Lakehead University’s Centre for Education and Research on Aging & Health (CERAH) conducts high-quality knowledge translation, rigorous research and education to advance health and social care promoting the health & well-being of people aging across the life cycle.
Spark Conferences Inc. produces various conferences and events both online and in-person.
SE Health First Nations, Inuit, and Métis, Lakehead University’s Centre for Education and Research on Aging & Health (CERAH) and Spark Conferences Inc. are hereinafter referred to as “The Organizers”, “we”, “us” and “our”)
Your Agreement with Us
By registering for and/or attending an event offered by The Organizers, whether online or in-person (an “Event”), the registrant/attendee (hereinafter “you” or “your”) confirms that you have read and accepted, and agrees to be legally bound by these terms of service (the “Terms”).
If you do not wish to be bound by these Terms, please do not register for, or attend the Event.
Registering on Behalf of Another
If you are registering on behalf of another person it is your obligation to make sure that the person attending is aware of these Terms and accepts them. By completing and submitting the registration form you are representing and warranting that you have made the person attending aware of these Terms and that they have accepted these Terms.
Changes to These Terms
The most current version of these Terms is available for review at any time on our Event website. We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to update, change or replace any part of these Terms by posting updates and changes to our Event website. It is your responsibility to check our Event website periodically for such changes. Registration for and attendance at the Event constitutes acceptance of those changes by you.
If you have any questions or comments about these Terms or the Event, you may contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Disclaimer, Limitation of Liability, Indemnity
Disclaimer: Except as may be expressly provided herein, The Organizers make no warranties of any kind or nature, whether express or implied, including, but not limited to, warranties of any services.
Limitation of Liability and Exclusion of Damages: Under no circumstances will any of The Organizers, its shareholders, directors, officers, employees or contractors (collectively, the “Releasees”), be liable for consequential losses or indirect or special damages of any kind, regardless of whether such liability is based on breach of contract, tort, strict liability, breach of warranties, failure of essential purpose or otherwise, and even if advised of the likelihood of such damages, or for any loss or damage arising from the cancellation of the Event.
Indemnity: You hereby agree to indemnify, hold harmless and defend the Releasees from and against any action, suit, claim, demand, proceedings, liability, damage, loss, cost and expense (including, without limitation, reasonable legal fees) (collectively, “Claims”) which may be made or brought against the Releasees, or which any of them may suffer or incur as a result of or in relation to any breach of the Terms by you.
Refund and Cancellation
If you are unable to attend the Event for any reason please email email@example.com.
Transitions from In-Person to Online
If you wish to change the event ticket from in-person to online, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to assist you with the change.
Transitions between in-person and online modes are not permitted within a 48-hour window.
At any time, up to 48 hours before the start of the Event, you may request a participant replacement.
If someone else will be attending the Event in your place, please send an email to email@example.com with the new attendee’s contact information. This will allow us to provide them with all the Event documentation and an identifying badge with their information. Please note that it is not possible to request a replacement for a portion of the Event (e.g., specific sessions or days).
Your Attendance at the Event
You are responsible for advising us at the time of making your booking regarding any special access requirements you require at the Event.
You are responsible for arranging your own appropriate insurance coverage in connection with your in-person attendance at the Event.
Attendees shall not canvass, promote, advertise or solicit for business in a manner which, in our sole discretion, is deemed unacceptable. We, in our sole discretion, and without any liability or obligation to refund, reserve the right to refuse admittance to or to eject from the Event anyone that we determine: is behaving in a manner that could disrupt, hinder or cause a nuisance to the Event or to the enjoyment of any other person or partner at the Event; represents a security or health & safety risk to the Event or to any person or partner; and/or fails to comply with, or is likely to fail to comply with, these Terms.
Changes, Cancellation or Postponement of the Event by The Organizers
We try to make sure that the Event agenda, speakers, sessions, venue and dates are correct at the time of publishing. Circumstances beyond our control may necessitate substitutions, alterations, postponements, or cancellations to the content, format, themes, name, performers, hosts, moderators, venue, timing or dates of the Event. We reserve the right to do so at any time and will not be liable to you for any cost incurred by you as a result (including, without limitation, travel, accommodation and other expenses).
We will endeavour to notify you as soon as reasonably practicable of any substitutions, postponements, or changes by posting the updated information on the Event website.
If the in-person portion of the Event is cancelled by The Organizers, we will provide you with an online ticket and, should this be a paid ticket: refund the difference between the in-person and the online ticket fee. Full refunds will not be provided if the Event will be provided online.
If the Event is postponed, we will provide you with substitute passes to the Event at a later date. No refunds will be provided if the Event is postponed.
In the unlikely event of cancellation of the Event, our total aggregate liability to you is limited to the refund of registration fees actually paid by you that remain after credit card and payment processing fees have been incurred and deducted. In no event will we be liable to you for any expenditure, damage or loss incurred by you as a result of the cancellation.
Photography, Audio and Video Recording by The Organizers
By attending the Event you acknowledge that The Organizers may collect and retain photographs, videos or other recordings of the Event and you, which will become the property of The Organizers.
You will receive a notification (visual or otherwise) when recording is enabled. If you do not consent to be recorded, you can choose to leave the Event
You agree that The Organizers may use such photographs, videos or other recordings for marketing, advertising and other business purposes (including without limitation, the creation of promotional materials, brochures, website and social media content). You agree to permit The Organizers, or any third party licensed by us, to use, distribute, broadcast, or otherwise globally disseminate your likeness, name, voice and words in perpetuity in television, radio, film, newspapers, magazines and other media now available and hereafter developed, both before, during and any time after the Event, and in any form, without any further approval from you or any payment to you. This grant includes the right to edit the media, the right to use the media (alone or together with other information), and the right to allow others to use or distribute the media.
The Organizers may use third-party services to deliver the Event including but not limited to email, Zoom and other videoconferencing services. You acknowledge and agree that you may be required to agree to third-party terms of service in order to receive such third-party services in order to attend the Event.
It is possible that the Event and/or some of the services may not be available at any given time due to (a) power or server outages or issues (b) update or maintenance periods (c) as a result of war, acts of God, flood, drought, earthquake or other natural disasters; (d) epidemic or pandemic; (e) terrorist attack, civil war, civil commotion or riots, war, threat of or preparation for war, armed conflict, imposition of sanctions, embargo, or breaking off of diplomatic relations; (f) nuclear, chemical or biological contamination or sonic boom; (g) any law or any action taken by a government or public authority; (h) collapse of buildings, re, explosion or accident; (i) any labour or trade dispute, strikes, industrial action or lockouts; (j) non-performance by suppliers or subcontractors; (k) interruption or failure of utility service and/or (l) electronic or communications failure. We will make reasonable efforts to provide you with notice of interruption to the services or the Event. Where the services are unavailable for reasons beyond the control of The Organizers, we shall have no liability to you.
In no event shall The Organizers be liable if Event is, in whole or in part, cancelled, rescheduled or postponed, or for any failure or delay to perform our obligations under these Terms, if such event results from anything beyond our reasonable control (for example (a) power or server outages or issues (b) update or maintenance periods (c) as a result of a war, acts of God, flood, drought, earthquake or other natural disaster; (d) epidemic or pandemic; (e)terrorist attack, civil war, civil commotion or riots, war, threat of or preparation for war, armed conflict imposition of sanctions, embargo, or breaking off of diplomatic relations; (f) nuclear, chemical or biological contamination or sonic boom; (g) any law or any action taken by a government or public authority; (h) collapse of buildings, re, explosion or accident; (i) any labour or trade dispute, strikes, industrial action or lockouts; (j) non- performance by suppliers or subcontractors; and (k) interruption or failure of utility service , (l) electronic or communications failure y) or anything else that renders performance of the event, in whole or in part, impracticable, illegal or impossible.
Occasionally there may be information within The Organizer’s Content that contains typographical errors, inaccuracies or omissions, including but not limited to product description errors, pricing errors, content errors, and other matters. The Organizers reserves the right to correct any errors, inaccuracies or omissions, and to change or update information or cancel orders if any information is inaccurate at any time without prior notice to you (including after you have submitted your order).
If any provision contained in these Terms or the application of such provision to any party or person or circumstance shall be held illegal, invalid or unenforceable, the remainder of these Terms, or the application of such provision to a party or person or circumstance other than those as to which it is held illegal, invalid or unenforceable shall not be affected thereby.
No waiver or failure to exercise any option, right or privilege under these Terms or the Agreement by either of the parties hereto on any occasion or occasions shall be construed to be a waiver of the same on any other occasion or of any other option, right or privilege.
Governing Law and Jurisdiction
These Terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Province of Ontario and the federal laws of Canada applicable therein (but without giving effect to any conflict of laws rules). The parties hereto agree that the Courts of Ontario shall have jurisdiction to entertain any action or other legal proceedings based on any provisions of the Agreement. Each party hereto does hereby attorn to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of the Province of Ontario.