Terms of Use and Privacy Policy

Privacy Statement

We collect general information on visits to our pages, as most sites do. This information is used only for statistical purposes. None of this information is linked back to you as an individual.

In particular, for the Vote portion of our site, we recognize that your email address, name and all other information you provide is strictly confidential. We will collect personally identifiable information only to the extent deemed reasonably necessary to appropriately serve our legitimate business purposes. Aimia | AGO Photography Prize will take all reasonable precautions to ensure that all of your personal information remains confidential. Your email address and other personal information will not be shared with or sold to any outside group.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Aimia | AGO Photography Prize at AimiaAGOPhotographyPrize@ago.net.

Terms of Use

Your use of this Website constitutes your acceptance of the following conditions. By using this Website, you agree to indemnify Aimia | AGO Photography Prize, its officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors, distributors and affiliates for any and all claims, damages, losses and causes of action.

The materials on this site are transmitted and distributed to the best and most comprehensive of our ability and without express or implied warranties of any kind, including, but not limited to, warranties of title, implied warranties of merchantability, or fitness for a particular purpose. Aimia | AGO Photography Prize makes no warranty as to the quality, accuracy, completeness and validity of any material on this Website and does not warrant that the functions contained on the Website will be uninterrupted or error-free, or that defects will be corrected. Where applicable law does not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, the foregoing exclusions may not apply to you.

Copyright and Trademarks

This Website and all content provided on this Website is protected by copyright, trademark and other applicable intellectual property and proprietary rights laws, and is owned, controlled and/or licensed by Aimia | AGO Photography Prize and/or its Partners and/or the Artists. Nothing contained on this Website grants, by implication, estoppels, or otherwise, any licence or right to use any trademarks, logos or other names, including, but not limited to, those identifying Aimia | AGO Photography Prize and/or its Partners and related companies or their respective products and services displayed on this site, without the expressed written consent of Aimia | AGO Photography Prize or such third party that may own such trademarks, logos and photos displayed on this site. Without the expressed written consent of Aimia | AGO Photography Prize, no information or material from the Website may be copied, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted or distributed in any way whatsoever except that you may download one copy of the materials onto any single computer, for your personal, non-commercial home use only, provided you keep intact all copyright and proprietary notices. You agree that you do not acquire any rights in any downloaded content. You agree to abide by all copyright notices, information and restrictions contained in any content on this Website and any content accessed through this Website.

Voting Conditions

Voters are permitted one vote per the voting period, which will take place between September 13 and November 5, 2017. Dates are subject to change at Aimia | AGO Photography Prize (Aimia/AGO) organizers’ discretion without notice. Any change will be posted on www.aimiaagophotographyprize.com. All voting will be subject to verification and certification by an independent third party auditor. No automatic, programmed, robotic or similar means of voting is permitted. Participants who do not comply with these Terms and Conditions, or who attempt to interfere with the voting process or the operation of the Website in any way, will be disqualified and their votes will not be counted. Aimia | AGO Photography Prize organizers (Aimia/AGO) reserve the right, in their sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend voting should any virus, bug, non-authorized human intervention, fraud or other causes beyond their control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness or proper conduct of the voting process. All decisions regarding the voting process shall be final and shall not be subject to challenge or appeal.

Aimia | AGO Photography Prize organizers (Aimia/AGO) and media sponsor affiliates are not responsible for technical, hardware, software, telephone or other communications malfunctions, errors or failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, Website, Internet or ISP availability, unauthorized human intervention, traffic congestion, incomplete or inaccurate capture of voting information (regardless of cause), or failed, incomplete, garbled, jumbled or delayed computer transmissions, which may limit one’s ability to vote, including any injury or damage to a participant’s or any other person’s computer relating to or resulting from participating in the voting or downloading of any materials. Aimia | AGO Photography Prize organizers (Aimia/AGO) are not responsible for lost, late, illegible, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible, technically corrupted or misdirected votes, which will be disqualified. Aimia | AGO Photography Prize organizers (Aimia/AGO) shall use commercially reasonable efforts to ensure the security and accuracy of all votes and the voting process (provided, however, that you acknowledge and agree that such methodologies are not infallible, and that Aimia | AGO Photography Prize organizers (Aimia/AGO) make no guarantee as to their effectiveness). No purchase or payment of any kind is necessary to vote. Start dates and end dates for the voting process, while scheduled, are subject to change at Aimia | AGO Photography Prize organizers’ discretion. All decisions regarding the voting process shall be final and shall not be subject to challenge or appeal. All voting data will be confidential.

Editing and Deletions

Aimia | AGO Photography Prize organizers (Aimia/AGO) reserve the right, but undertake no duty, to review, edit, move or delete any material provided for the advocate/artist blog placed on the Website with sole discretion and without notice.

Copyright Notice
The content contained on www.aimiaagophotographyprize.com is provided only for the purposes of browsing, viewing, listening, research, interpretation and discussion, where such activities are limited to non-commercial, educational and personal use only (“Permitted Uses”). The migration of content – which includes but is not limited to downloading, printing and/or the re-presentation of content in some other way – is limited to Permitted Uses only. All other uses of this content, other than the ones provided for in the Copyright Notice, are expressly forbidden and prohibited.

Links to the Website
Aimia | AGO Photography Prize organizers encourage other websites to link to Aimia | AGO Photography Prize home page as a normal link. However, content from Aimia | AGO Photography Prize may not be used within a frame, or by means of an in-line link.

Links to External Sites
Links to third-party websites outside Aimia | AGO Photography Prize Website are provided to users as a convenience, and their inclusion in no way implies an endorsement or acceptance of the content or use of these external sites. The Gallery shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with the use of or the reliance upon any information, content, goods or services available on or through any third-party websites or linked resources.

Aimia | AGO Photography Prize organizers and webmaster may revise these Terms at any time by updating this posting. You should visit this page from time to time to review the current Terms because they are binding.

Web Site Information and Security

The Site (www.aimiaagophotographyprize.com) gives you the benefit of self service from anywhere the Internet is available.

Information you exchange with us online is treated as securely as through any other business channel. We use industry standard encryption software (128-bit secure socket layer) that protects information as it is sent between your browser and our systems. And our data centers are protected by several security mechanisms to ensure that only you can access your information. In general, we require information similar to that required to make an online booking elsewhere.

Use of Cookies

We receive and store certain types of information whenever you interact with us. Like many web sites, we use "cookies" to obtain certain types of information when your web browser accesses the Site. We use different types of cookies in different ways as is explained in more detail below.

Session Cookies

Session cookies are active only during the period of time you are on the Site and are automatically removed when you close your browser. Session cookies enable important functionality on aimiaagophotographyprize.com for example when redeeming for a flight, session cookies will retain your selections from the previous page. They are also used to compile statistical data about online activity by you along with the other visitors to the Site. This data is used to understand how the Site is being used and allows us to make improvements to reflect user preferences.

Persistent Cookies

Persistent cookies are entered by your web browser into the "cookies" folder of your computer and remain in this folder after you close your browser. We use two different types of persistent cookies. First-party cookies are used by us to recognize your computer when it revisits our Site; and these are explained in more detail below. Third party cookies – also explained below, are sent by our service provider, an external third party that provides functionality or services through our Site. They enable that third party to recognize your computer when it visits our Site and also when it visits some other websites.

First Party Cookies

First party cookies are used to store member preferences such as language to ensure you do not have to make the same selection every time you visit aimiaagophotographyprize.com. First party cookies also allow us to use information about your browser, internet connection and online activity in order to collect and compile statistical data or deliver content about program-related goods and services that may be more relevant to you based on your recent activity on the Site. For example, if you have logged into aimiaagophotographyprize.com and clicked Remember me, a first party persistent cookie will contain your Aeroplan Number.

The Settings section on most browsers will tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, disable existing cookies, or notify you when you receive a new cookie. However, because cookies allow you to take advantage of some essential features offered by websites, including those offered by aimiaagophotographyprize.com, we recommend you leave them turned on.

Third-Party Cookies

A third-party (or ad-serving) persistent cookie file may be placed on your computer in order to serve you targeted ads on this Site and other web sites using ad-serving technologies. Aimia | AGO Photography Prize's third-party advertising service providers are Google and/or 24/7 Real Media and/or AppNexus. We use pixels, also known as web beacons, which are provided by Google and/or AppNexus to instruct the ad server to drop a cookie on your browser when navigating aimiaagophotographyprize.com or viewing your Aimia | AGO Photography Prize emails. For example, when you use our Site for purposes such as travel redemption, our advertising service provider may place an ad-serving cookie on your computer and use non-personal information about your browser and your online activity in order to display ads or content on this Site and/or other web sites about travel-related goods and services that you may be interested in. Our use of cookies for these purposes is at all times anonymous and not personally identifiable.

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