Welcome to Pastel!
These Terms and Conditions govern your use of our website and service located at https://usepastel.com and owned by Pastel Labs Inc (from here on refered to as Pastel). By using Pastel and its subdirectories, you agree to, and accept this disclaimer in full. If you disagree with any part of this disclaimer, do not use Pastel as that condition prohibits you from doing so.
Pastel Labs Inc. reserves the right to modify these terms at any time, and thus, you should check for changes before proceeding to utilize the services and content of Pastel. By using this site after changes have been made to this document, you agree to accept those changes, whether or not you have reviewed them.
Rights to information published
All materials on this site are protected by copyright and intellectual property laws and are the property of Pastel Labs Inc or its licensors. Unless stated otherwise, you may access and download the materials located on Pastel only for personal, non-commercial use. You may not reproduce this material on your personal website, blog, social network, or any other online resource without our express approval.
Our Rights to Remove or Reproduce any User-Generated Material
For the purposes of this condition, the term “user-generated material” shall refer to any information, content, or any other media posted in comments or replies, uploaded, emailed, submitted, or otherwise communicated to Pastel via any method at any page on https://usepastel.com or any other content communication or submission medium or forum. "User-generated material" does not include any content outlined in the "Proxied Content" section below. That content is the property of the respective website being proxied and Pastel is not responsible for the contents or reliability, and we do not, expressly or otherwise, endorse the views and/or content expressed within those sites
By sharing any contribution or user-generated content (including any text, photographs, graphics, video, audio or any other type of media or content) with Pastel you agree to grant us, free of charge, permission to use the material in any way we deem fit (including the modification, reproduction, repurposing, or deletion of it). You hereby confirm that your contribution is your own original work, is not defamatory and does not infringe upon any laws of the country from which you are utilizing this site, nor the laws of Canada or The United States of America, and that you have the full rights to accept this condition.
Site content (quality, accuracy and use)
Visitors who use this website and rely on any information do so at their own risk.
This website and the attached documents are provided “as is” without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. Information found on Pastel will not always be up to date and cannot necessarily be relied upon.
By using Pastel, you hereby forfeit any and all claims, past, present, and future, against the owners, officers, employees, contributors, administrators, and other staff of Pastel.
Restrictions on who can use Pastel and acceptable use
You must be at least 18 years of age to use Pastel. By using our website and agreeing to these terms you are confirming that you are at least 18 years of age.
You must not:
- use Pastel in any way or take any action that causes, or may cause, damage to the website or impairment of the performance, availability or accessibility of the website;
- use Pastel in any way that is unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful, or in connection with any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful purpose or activity;
- use Pastel to copy, store, host, transmit, send, use, publish or distribute any material which consists of (or is linked to) any spyware, computer virus, Trojan horse, worm, keystroke logger, rootkit or other malicious computer software;
- conduct any systematic or automated data collection activities (including without limitation scraping, data mining, data extraction and data harvesting) on or in relation to our website without our express written consent;
- You must ensure that all the information you supply to us through our website, or in relation to Pastel, is true, accurate, current, complete and non-misleading.
External links – limiting liability for links to other web sites
We are not responsible for the contents or reliability of any other websites to which we provide a link, and we do not, expressly or otherwise, endorse the views and/or content expressed within those sites.
Any information, content, or any other media on third party websites accessed through our proxy technology are for the purposes of providing Pastel services. That content is the property of the respective website being proxied and Pastel is not responsible for the contents or reliability, and we do not, expressly or otherwise, endorse the views and/or content expressed within those sites.
Any information passing through our proxy (including, but not limited to usernames, passwords, form submissions or any other information entered through a Pastel proxy) is not recorded or stored except for the purposes of displaying the content to the user requesting it.
The Actions and Opinions of Other Users
Some of the content found on the pages of Pastel and its subdirectories is created by members of the public. The views expressed are theirs and unless specifically stated are not those of Pastel. We accept no responsibility for any loss or harm incurred from the use of this website or any of it’s information or content.
To be eligible for an individual account on Pastel you must be at least 18 years of age. You may register for a Pastel account by completing and submitting the account registration form on our website.
You must notify us in writing immediately if you become aware of any unauthorised use of your account. You must not use any other person's account to access the website. If you register for an account with our website, you will be asked to choose a user ID and password and you must keep your password confidential. You must notify us in writing immediately if you become aware of any disclosure of your password. You are responsible for any activity on our website arising out of any failure to keep your password confidential, and may be held liable for any losses arising out of such a failure.
We reserve the right to suspend your account, cancel your account, and/or edit your account details, at any time at our sole discretion without notice or explanation.
You may cancel your account on our website by using the appropriate account control feature or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Service Damage and Availability
Pastel (or its parent, Pastel Labs Inc) makes no warranty or claim that functions available on this website will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected, or that the server that makes it available, nor the content itself is and/or will be free of viruses, bugs, or other malicious code. You acknowledge that it is your responsibility to implement sufficient procedures and virus checks (including anti-virus and other security checks) to satisfy your particular requirements for the accuracy of data input and output, and for the security of yourself and the device used by you to view any content from this website.
The Federal laws of Canada and the Provincial laws of Ontario shall otherwise govern your use of the site where these terms and conditions are not clear or incomplete and you hereby agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Canadian Federal and Provincial court system.
If a provision of these terms and conditions is determined by any court or other competent authority to be unlawful and/or unenforceable, the other provisions will continue in effect. Additionally if any unlawful and/or unenforceable provision of these terms and conditions would be lawful or enforceable if part of it were deleted, that part will be deemed to be deleted, and the rest of the provision will continue in effect.
Pastel, (and its parent, Pastel Labs Inc) and its officers, employees, contractors or content providers shall not be liable for any loss or damage arising from or otherwise in connection with your use of any content, information, function, or service of Pastel at any location within https://usepastel.com or other related location (such as content feeds, links, emails, letters, documents, and other company products or correspondence).
Though we make a reasonable effort to maintain the resources of this website, they will, from time to time, become out of date, be incorrect, erroneous, or otherwise inappropriate. As noted above, by using this website you agree that you will not follow any instruction, suggestion, step, list, tutorial, or other content on this website or any of its content posted elsewhere until you have appropriately consulted with a licensed professional who is unrelated to this site or it’s parent company in any way.