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Terms of Use for the University of Western Ontario’s, Morrissette Institute for Entrepreneurship “The Founder’s Journey- An Entrepreneurial Process” Website & Information

“The Founder’s Journey- An Entrepreneurial Process” website operated by Western University and located at www.thefoundersjourney.ca (FRENCH: www.leparcoursdufondateur.ca). (The “Website”). The terms “You”, “Your’, “Yourself” refer to the user browsing the website. If you access and use the Website, you accept and agree to be bound by and comply with the (i) Terms, and (ii) any terms, conditions, legal notices and disclaimers in the footers, content, other pages of the Website and behind links, buttons or icons on the website (The “Additional Terms”).

The Terms & Additional Terms also apply when you use a downloadable application or other technology to access any feature, functionality, content and/or information that is made available or provided on the Website. In the event of any conflict between the Terms & the Additional Terms, the Additional Terms will govern.

Changes may be made to the Terms at any time without notice by updating this posting. You agree to review the Terms regularly, and your continued access or use of the Website will mean that you agree to any changes. The information, material and content in the pages of the Website (the “Information”) is provided on a free-of-charge basis and is intended for users within Canada. The information is believed to be reliable when posted, but there is no guarantee that it is accurate, complete or current at all times. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the information may include technical inaccuracies or typographical errors and Western University, its officers, governors, employees and agents have no obligation to update the information. The information or the Website may be changed, withdrawn or terminated at any time without notice.

Local Laws

The information does not constitute an offer or solicitation to buy or sell any currency, investment fund or any other product, service or information to anyone in any jurisdiction. Please be aware of the laws of your country or that otherwise apply to you in relation to any of the matters described in the pages of the Website. If you choose to access the Website, you do so on your own initiative and are responsible for compliance with applicable local, national or international law.

No Warranties

Western University provides the Website and the information on an “as is, where is” basis and does not make any expressed or implied warranties, representations, or endorsements with respect to the Websites or the information, including without limitation, warranties as to operation, non-infringement, usefulness, completeness, accuracy, currency, or reliability. Further, Western University does not represent or warrant that the Website will be available and meet your requirements, that access will be uninterrupted, that there will be no delays, difficulties in use, defects, incompatibility, failures, errors, omissions or loss of transmitted information, that no viruses or other contaminating or destructive properties will be transmitted or that no damage will occur to your computer system. You have sole responsibility for taking protection and backup of data and / or equipment and for taking reasonable and appropriate precautions to scan for computer viruses or other destructive properties.

Trademarks & copyrights

Certain names, words, titles, phrases, logos, icons, graphics, designs, or other content (including copyright-protected content) on the Websites are owned by Western University or by third parties and are used under license by Western University. Nothing on the website shall be construed as conferring any license of any intellectual property rights, whether by estoppel, implication or otherwise. The information is for your personal use, provided such use includes a reference to the respective copyright and/ or trademark notice or attribution as denoted on the pages copied. Except when otherwise stipulated, the information may not otherwise be copied, displayed, distributed, downloaded, licensed, modified, published, reposted, reproduced, reused, sold, transmitted, used to create a derivative work or otherwise used for public or commercial purposes without the expressed written permission of Western University. The information is protected under the copyright laws of Canada and other countries. Any unauthorized downloading, retransmission or other copying or modification of trademarks and/ or the contents of the Website may be a violation of federal or other law that may apply to trademarks and/or copyrights, and such actions could subject the copier to legal action.

Electronic Communication via the Internet

Western University uses reasonable measures to help protect information from loss, theft, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction. No data storage system or transmission of data over the internet can be guaranteed to be 100 percent secure. You should not send confidential, proprietary or sensitive information about you or others via electronic communication mediums that are not secure or confidential. Please note that Western University is not responsible for protecting the security of any unsolicited email, text message, comment, post or other electronic message sent by you to Western University.

No Endorsements

No endorsement or approval of any third party or its advice, opinions, information, products or services is expressed or implied by any information.

Termination and Effects of Termination

Western University, in its sole discretion, may terminate or refuse your use of the Website, for any reason or no reason, either upon notice or by refusing a sign-in. Western University may terminate the account of users who are not in compliance with these Terms and Additional Terms at any time. If you no longer wish to participate in the Morrissette Institute for Entrepreneurship “The Founder’s Journey- An Entrepreneurial Process” course, you may terminate your participation at any time. The rights granted to you under these Terms and Additional Terms will terminate upon any termination of your right to use the Website, but the other provisions of the Terms and Additional Terms will survive.

No Liability

Western University will not be liable to you or anyone else, for any damages whatsoever and howsoever caused (including direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential, exemplary, or punitive damages ) arising out of or in connection with the Website or the Information, or your ability or inability to access or use the Website or the information, or any action or decision made by you in reliance on the Website for the information , or any errors in or omissions from the Website or the information, or any unauthorized use or reproduction of the Website or the information, even if Western University has been advised of the possibility of these damages.


Links from or to websites are for convenience only. Western University does not review or control, and is not responsible for, any websites linked from or to the Website, the content of those websites, the privacy practices of those websites, the third parties named therein, or their products or services. Linking to any other website is at your sole risk and Western University will not be responsible or liable for any damages in connection with such linking. In addition, Western University does not endorse, or approve of any websites linked from or to the Website. You may not gather, extract, reproduce and/ or display on any other non- Western University website or other online service, any material on or from the Website, whether or not by use of spiders or other ‘screen scraping’ software or system used to extract data without the expressed consent of Western University. If you download any software, Western University is not responsible or liable for any difficulties or consequences associated with downloading such software. The use of any downloaded software is governed by the terms of the applicable license agreement, if any, which accompanies such software or is provide with such software or herein.


This Website is administered in Canada. The Website, the information and the Terms and Additional Terms will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Canada applicable therein, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of laws, and notwithstanding your domicile, residence or physical location. All disputes, controversies or claims arising out of or in connection with the Website, the Information, the Additional Terms or the Terms shall be submitted to and be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Canada. You submit and attorn to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Canada to finally adjudicate or determine any suite, action or proceeding arising out of or in connection with the Website, the Information, the Terms or the Additional Terms.


The Morrissette Institute for Entrepreneurship The Founder’s Journey – An Entrepreneurial Process processes information collected from the Website (e.g. name, email address, age range) for the purpose of managing our relationship with course participants such as you, which may include:

Registering you for online access to the course Providing a certification of completion as applicable Responding to questions & concerns Meeting legal or regulatory requirements Distributing publications, invitations to events and programs and other communications that may be of interest Communicating for any other purpose for which we have your consent.
Western University will not disclose personal information to third parties, except as required by law, or a court, or when having an authorized third party perform services (e.g. our collaborating partners, RBC Royal Bank and The Globe and Mail’s service providers, who were engaged to host and manage the Website). Third party service providers are required to uphold and maintain confidentiality provisions to ensure the protection of personal information. By using or accessing the online Morrissette Institute for Entrepreneurship "The Founder's Journey- An Entrepreneurial Process" course, you accept the privacy practices and other terms of use under the present Terms and Additional Terms. If you prefer that we not collect and process information about you, please do not access the information or use the Website. If you have any questions or concerns about your personal information or this privacy statement please contact us: help@thefoundersjourney.ca.
Effective Date: November 1, 2019