Agreement for Access and Use of this Site
The websites the,, visitsofa.comand our other websites (collectively, the “Website”) are operated, owned and registered by T.I.C.C. Limited, operating as the International Centre (“We”, “Our” or “Us”).

By accessing or using the Website, you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions (“Terms of Use”) in addition to the Website’s Privacy Policy.  We reserve the right in our sole discretion to change, modify, delete or add to these Terms of Use at any time without further notice.  Your continued use of the Website after any such changes constitutes your acceptance of the revised Terms of Use.  You agree to review these Terms of Use periodically.  You are only authorized to use the Website if you agree to be bound by all applicable laws and these Terms of Use.  You agree to access and use the Website at your own risk. If you do not wish to be bound by the Terms of Use, your exclusive remedy is to discontinue accessing and using the Website.

Copyright, Trademark, Service Mark and Reproduction
The Website and its content (including, without limitation, design, text, graphics, video, audio and the selection and arrangement thereof) is owned by us or third party providers and distributors (“Third Parties”) and are protected by copyright, trade-mark and other laws. You may not modify, copy, reproduce, publish, republish, upload, post, transmit, distribute, display, perform, license, transfer, sell or otherwise use or dispose of the Website or its contents without our express written permission or that of Third Parties, as applicable.

The Website may contain trademarks, design marks, service marks and logos (collectively, the “Marks”) owned by us or Third Parties.  You may not use any of the Marks without the express written permission of the respective owners.  Nothing contained on the Website should be construed as granting, by implication or otherwise, any license or right to use any Marks, except with our express written permission or that of such other Third Party that may own the applicable Marks.

You agree to grant us a non-exclusive, royalty-free, worldwide, perpetual license, with the right to sub-license, reproduce, distribute, transmit and create derivative works of, publicly display and publicly perform any material or information you submit (“Material”) to the Website as well as the right to use your name and biographical information in connection with the Material and all related advertising, marketing and promotional material without recourse against us for infringement or misappropriation of such Material and information.  Furthermore, you hereby represent and warrant the Material is original to you and does not infringe on the rights (including intellectual property rights) of third parties.  You are prohibited from contributing, posting or transmitting to the Website any infringing, unlawful, threatening, libellous, defamatory, obscene, indecent, inflammatory, pornographic or profane content or any content that could constitute or encourage conduct that would be considered a criminal offence, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any law.

Liability Disclaimer
Except as explicitly provided in these Terms of Use as amended from time to time, neither We, nor any of the Third Parties make any representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, regarding the Website and/or any content or information provided on or through the Website, including, but not limited to, errors, omissions, mistakes or inaccuracies of any kind.  The Website and any content or information provided on or through the Website is provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis.  Neither we nor any Third Parties warrant the accuracy, completeness, currency, reliability or suitability of the operation of the Website, or any of the content or data found on the Website, and expressly disclaim, to the extent possible at law, all warranties and conditions in respect of the Website, its content or data, including implied warranties and conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title and non-infringement, and those arising by statute or otherwise in law or from a course of dealing or usage of trade.

Neither we nor any Third Parties are responsible for late, lost, incomplete, illegible, misdirected or stolen messages or mail, unavailable network connections, failed, incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmissions, on-line failures, hardware, software or other technical malfunctions or disturbances or any other communications failures or circumstances affecting, disrupting or corrupting communications.

Neither we nor any Third Parties assume responsibility or liabilities for, any damages to, or any viruses affecting your computer equipment or other property on account of your access to, use of, or browsing on the Website or your downloading of any materials, data, text, images, video or audio from the Website.

In no event shall we or any Third Parties be liable for any injury, loss, claim, damage, or any special, exemplary, punitive, direct, remote, indirect, incidental or consequential damages of any kind (including, but not limited to lost profits, lost savings or lost opportunity), whether based in contract, tort, negligence, strict liability, or otherwise, which arises out of or is in any way connected with any use of the Website or content found herein, the operation of the Website, or any failure or delay in the operation of the Website even if advised of the possibility of damages.  Any provision of this disclaimer declared by a court to be unenforceable shall be deemed severable and shall not affect the validity or enforceability of the remainder.

You shall indemnify and save us and any Third Parties harmless from and against any claim, cause of action or demand, including without limitation reasonable legal, accounting and other professional fees, brought as a result of your use of the Website, or a breach of your representations and warranties herein.

Links to other sites
The Website contains links to websites owned, operated and maintained by other persons or entities not associated or affiliated with Us. These links are provided for your convenience only and the inclusion of any links on the Website do not in any way imply endorsement, investigation, verification or approval of the contents, products, services and information on the sites or the owners’ or their positions on various issues by Us.  We make no representations or warranties and bear no liability or responsibility regarding these links, their security or privacy practices.  If you decide to access other websites, you do so at your own risk. Framing of the Website or any of its content in any form and by any method is strictly prohibited.  The respective website owners should be contacted directly with questions regarding these sites.

Links to the Website

We welcome requests to place this homepage link on your website or to place your link on Our Website.  You may not do either, however, without our written consent. Please submit requests to the following address:

Links to the Website are subject to following conditions: (a) links must be hypertext only; (b) links must be text-only (i.e. no logo or other protected words or images) with wording approved by Us; (c) links must “point” only to the homepage of “” and not to any other pages within the Website; (d) the appearance, position and other aspects of a link must not damage or dilute the goodwill associated with us or our service marks nor shall they create the false appearance that an entity is associated with or sponsored by Us; and (e) the link, when activated by a user, must display the homepage of the Website full-screen and not within a “frame” on the linked website. We reserve the right to deny or revoke consent at any time and in its sole discretion or to condition its consent on such additional terms as it deems necessary. WE EXPRESSLY PROHIBIT deep linking, framing, in-line (IMG) links, metatags, hidden code of any kind and any other methods of accessing or linking to the Website or their contents or for diverting others from the Website or to another website when searching the Internet.

The relationship between us and you will be that of independent contractors, and neither of us nor any of our respective officers, agents or employees will be held or construed to be partners, joint ventures, fiduciaries, employees or agents of the other as a result of these Terms of Use or your use of the Website.

Governing laws
This Agreement and its performance shall be governed by the laws of the Province of Ontario, Canada. You consent and submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts located in the City of Toronto, in the Province of Ontario, Canada, in all disputes arising out of or relating to the use of the Website and these Terms of Use.

These Terms of Use shall be deemed severable. In the event that any provision is determined to be unenforceable or invalid, such provision shall nonetheless be enforced to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, and such determination shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any other remaining provisions.

The headings used in these Terms of Use are included for convenience only and will not limit or otherwise affect these Terms of Use.

Entire agreement
These Terms of Use, together with those incorporated or referred to herein, constitute the entire agreement between us relating to the subject matter hereof, and supersede any prior understandings or agreements (whether electronic, oral or written) regarding the subject matter, and may not be amended or modified except by us as set forth above.

Date: December 1, 2010