Terms & Policies

March 1, 2021

This licence agreement (“agreement”) is made effective the activation date between geoLOGIC systems ltd. (“geoLOGIC” or “licensor”) and the subscriber who has paid the subscription fee for access to the website listed below (the “Subscriber”);

WHEREAS the parties wish to confirm the terms and conditions pursuant to which Licensor will license the use of the Website (as defined herein);

AND WHEREAS by accessing and continuing to access the Website, the Subscriber agrees to be bound by the terms and provisions of this Agreement;

NOW THEREFORE in consideration of the mutual covenants and agreements contained in this Agreement and other good and valuable consideration passing among the parties, the receipt and adequacy of which is hereby acknowledged, the parties agree as follows:

1. INTERPRETATION

1.1 In this Agreement unless the context requires otherwise:

“Activation Date” means the date that Licensor confirms the Website has been activated on a Subscriber’s device;

“Additional User” means any additional users over and above the number of Licensed Users;

“Additional User Fee” means the fee charged by geoLOGIC for each Additional User;

“Annual Fee” means the fee set out in the Agreement for a full year commencing at the date of activation;

“Annual Period” means the year commencing on the Activation Date of the subscription;

“Authorized Users” means (a) any named employee of the Subscriber as set out in the Agreement or as otherwise advised by the Subscriber; (b) the number of distinct users within the Subscriber’s organization who may access the Website under the Subscription, as indicated by paying the applicable Subscription Fee for the number of Authorized Users uniquely identified;

“CBOC” Copyright Board of Canada, Copyright Act R.S.C., 1985, c. C-42;

“Charges” means the subscription fee and/or Additional User Fees applicable to the subscription;

“Data” means any financial, technical or other information from time to time available from the Website, the compilation, selection and arrangement of that data, databases compiled from that data and computer readable file copies of documents created by the Website;

“Default” means any breach of the obligations of geoLOGIC (including, but not limited to fundamental breach or breach of a fundamental term) or any default, act, omission, negligence or statement of geoLOGIC, its employees, agents or sub-contractors in connection with or in relation to the subject matter of this Agreement and in respect of which geoLOGIC is liable to the Subscriber;

“Documentation” means any documentation (whether in electronic or hardcopy form) provided by geoLOGIC pursuant to the Services;

“Intellectual Property” means all patents, trademarks, service marks, registered designs, utility models, applications for the rights to apply for any of the foregoing, unregistered design marks, trade or business names, copyright and database rights, any rights in any invention, discovery or process, confidential information or know-how and documentation in any part of the world, applications for any of the foregoing and all revivals, extensions and renewals of the same;

“Liability Sum” is the value of the Subscriber’s current Annual Fee;

“Licence Period” means the period detailed in the Subscription Agreement and any extension to the same as agreed by geoLOGIC in writing;

“Materials” means the Website, the Data and the Documentation;

“Monthly Fee” means the fee set out in the Agreement for a full year commencing at the date of activation payable in monthly instalments;

“Modifications” means improvements, modifications, adaptations, error corrections, fixes, enhancements, updates and upgrades to the Website. For the avoidance of doubt, Modifications shall not include any new information modules that may be offered by geoLOGIC as part of the Services;

“Normal Working Hours” means the hours between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. MST each Working Day;

“Payment Date” means the date specified for payment by the Subscriber as set out in the Agreement;

“Request” means a search query by the Subscriber, submitted via the Website, to access information provided on/within the area of the Website;

“Services” means any and all of the services provided by geoLOGIC that have been selected by the Subscriber (as indicated on the Agreement);

“Subscriber” means (a) the subscriber detailed on the Agreement; (b) the person who has paid the subscription fee for access to the website

“System” means any website, or services of geoLOGIC embodied in or used to provide the Services;

“Website” means any website or web platform provided by geoLOGIC in connection with the Services as indicated in the Agreement;

“Working Day” means each day of the week excluding Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays or other statutory holidays.

2. SERVICES

geoLOGIC agrees to provide the Services in accordance with the terms and conditions of this Agreement.

3. GRANT OF LICENCE

3.1 geoLOGIC grants to the Subscriber a non-exclusive, non-transferable licence solely for the Subscriber’s own internal data processing purposes to access the Website and the Data contained therein and to use the Documentation and the Data in conjunction with the use of the Website in accordance with this Agreement.

3.2 The grant of licence under this clause 3 is subject to any limit to the number of Licensed Users or any other restriction specified in the Agreement.

3.3 All copies of the Materials which are downloaded from the Website shall remain the property of geoLOGIC and the provisions of this Agreement shall apply to all such copies as they apply to the originals.

3.4 geoLOGIC shall use reasonable efforts to provide the Subscriber with online access to the Data 24 hours a day for the duration of this Agreement.

4. RESTRICTIONS ON USE OF MATERIALS AND WEBSITE

Only Licensed Users shall be authorised to use the Services, up to the maximum number of Licensed Users specified in the Agreement.

5. GENERAL OBLIGATIONS

5.1 geoLOGIC and the Subscriber shall comply with all its obligations set out in this Agreement.

5.2 Each party shall act reasonably and in good faith in exercising its rights and performing its obligations under this Agreement.

6. ADDITIONAL SUBSCRIBER OBLIGATIONS

6.1 The Subscriber or Licensed User shall:

6.1.1 use the Materials only for its own internal data processing purposes. Extracts of the Materials may be used for presentations to third parties provided appropriate consent and attribution is made to geoLOGIC;

6.1.2 not, except as permitted by clause 6.1.4, alter or modify the whole or any part of the Materials;

6.1.3 not use the whole or a substantial part of the Materials to produce reports, documents, works of authorship or written materials for the purpose of archiving, copying or storing the Data for use following the termination of this Agreement. Data will be considered to be a substantial amount if that amount has independent commercial value or could be used as a substitute for any service provided by geoLOGIC or is marketed by geoLOGIC;

6.1.4 not, save solely for the purposes expressly permitted by and in accordance with the CBOC, cause or permit the reverse engineering, disassembly, de-compilation, translation or adaptation of the whole or any part of the Materials;

6.1.5 not assign, transfer, sell, lease, rent, charge or otherwise deal in or encumber the Materials;

6.1.6 not remove or alter any copyright or other proprietary notice on any of the Materials;

6.1.7 not permit any third party to use the Materials in any way whatsoever nor use the Materials on behalf of or for the benefit of any third party in any way whatsoever.

6.1.8 not use the Materials nor allow anyone else to use the Materials to create a substitute for any service provided by or separately marketed by geoLOGIC;

6.1.9 ensure that only Licensed Users are permitted access to the Materials;

6.1.10 issue passwords or other access information only to Licensed Subscribers or Licensed Users and use reasonable efforts to ensure that Licensed Subscribers or Licensed Users do not divulge their passwords or other access information to any third party.

7. FEES AND REFUNDS

7.1 The Subscriber shall pay the Annual Subscription Fee on or before the activation date of the subscription.

7.2 The Subscriber may increase the number of Licensed Users set out in the Agreement either:

7.2.1 for the following Annual Period by paying the then current Additional User Fee for each Additional User on the Commencement Date of the Annual Period in question; or

7.2.2 by paying immediately a prorated amount of the Additional User Fee for the time remaining until the commencement of the next Annual Period.

7.3 The Subscriber shall pay the Annual Subscription Fee by payment of invoice. The invoice shall be paid within 30 days from its date. The Subscriber may pay such invoices by means of wire transfer, credit card or by cheque payable to “geoLOGIC systems ltd.”. In the case where the Subscriber has chosen to pay for an Annual Subscription Fee through monthly payments, the Subscriber is financially obligated for the full amount of the Annual Subscription Fee until the end of the term.

7.4 Monthly payments will be processed every 21 business days commencing on the first day of the Annual Subscription Fee term and continuing for a 12 month period, at which time notification will be provided for the next upcoming Annual Subscription Fee term.

7.5 geoLOGIC reserves the right to suspend access to the website and subsequent data until all sums due under this Agreement have been paid in full.

7.6 The Charges payable under this Agreement are expressed as exclusive of GST which shall, if applicable, be payable by the Subscriber in addition to the Charges on receipt of a valid invoice.

7.7 No refunds or credits will be provided for Annual Subscription Fees where users on the account are less than 10 Subscribers or Licensed Users.

7.8 Refunds or credits which are provided will be completed with a 35 per cent administration fee applied to the refund or credit provided less any used portion of the subscription.

8. LIMITATION ON LIABILITY

8.1 geoLOGIC shall have no liability for any of the following losses or damage (whether such losses or damage were foreseen, foreseeable, known or otherwise):

8.1.1 loss of revenue;

8.1.2 loss of actual or anticipated profits (including loss of profits on contracts);

8.1.3 loss of anticipated savings;

8.1.4 loss of business;

8.1.5 loss of opportunity;

8.1.6 loss of goodwill;

8.1.7 loss of reputation; or

8.1.8 any indirect or consequential loss or damage, howsoever caused.

8.2 The Subscriber acknowledges that the Materials have not been prepared to meet the Subscriber’s individual requirements and that it is therefore the responsibility of the Subscriber to ensure that the facilities and functions described in geoLOGIC’s published specifications relating to the Materials meet Subscriber’s requirements.

9. CONFIDENTIALITY

9.1 Each party undertakes to the other to keep confidential all information (written or oral) concerning the business and affairs of the other which it has obtained or received as a result of discussions leading up to the entering into of this Agreement or which it has obtained during the course of this Agreement, including the user list and their log-in credentials, except any information which:

9.1.1 is already in its possession other than as a result of a breach of this clause 9;

9.1.2 is in the public domain other than as a result of a breach of this clause 9; or

9.1.3 must be disclosed under applicable law.

9.2 Each of the parties undertakes to the other to take all such steps as shall from time to time be necessary to ensure compliance with the provisions of this clause 9 by its employees, agents and subcontractors.

9.3 The provisions of this clause shall survive termination.

10. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

10.1 The Subscriber acknowledges that title to all Intellectual Property in any Materials (including any Modifications) associated documentation or other materials delivered to the Subscriber or Licensed User pursuant to the terms of this Agreement shall remain that of geoLOGIC or its respective licensors.

10.2 Title to the Intellectual Property in any Materials delivered by the Subscriber or Licensed User to geoLOGIC pursuant to the terms of this Agreement shall remain that of the Subscriber.

10.3 Each party shall indemnify and keep indemnified the other against any costs, losses, damages or expenses that are suffered or incurred by the other party in respect of any claim or action that the use of Materials delivered by the indemnifying party to the other in accordance with this Agreement infringes the Intellectual Property rights of any third party provided that the indemnified party gives:

10.3.1 prompt notice of such claim; and

10.3.2 all relevant documentation relating to the claim.

10.4 The Subscriber shall ensure that it complies with all reasonable instructions of geoLOGIC in connection with the inclusion, use and representation of any copyright notices or trade mark notices or other proprietary notices connected with any website and associated documentation delivered to the Subscriber pursuant to this Agreement and, in particular, will not obscure, tamper with or remove any such notices without geoLOGIC’s prior written consent.

11. DURATION AND TERMINATION

11.1 Subject to clause 11.2, this agreement shall commence on the Commencement Date and shall continue until terminated in accordance with this clause 11.

11.2 Without prejudice to the foregoing, geoLOGIC may terminate this agreement immediately by notice to the Subscriber if any of the following events occurs:

11.2.1 the Subscriber has committed a material breach of this Agreement; or

11.2.2 the Subscriber repeatedly breaches any of the terms of this Agreement in such a manner as to reasonably justify the opinion that its conduct is inconsistent with it having the intention or ability to give effect to the terms of this Agreement.

11.3 Immediately on termination of this Agreement, the Subscriber shall pay to geoLOGIC any and all sums outstanding that are due to geoLOGIC and payable by the Subscriber.

11.4 On termination of this Agreement for any reason or expiry and subject as otherwise provided in this Agreement to any rights or obligations which have accrued before termination or expiry, neither party shall have any further obligation to the other under this Agreement.

11.5 At the end of the Licence Period, the terms and provisions of this Agreement may be extended by geoLOGIC and the Subscriber by both agreeing to enter into a Subscription Agreement, in which case the terms of this Agreement shall continue in effect.

11.6 The Subscriber may terminate the agreement during the Subscription Agreement process at which time the Subscriber may decline entering into a new term with geoLOGIC

12. CONSEQUENCES OF TERMINATION

12.1 Upon the termination of this Agreement the Subscriber shall (where the Subscriber has received copies of the Materials):

12.1.1 Return the Materials and all copies thereof to geoLOGIC or, at the option of geoLOGIC, shall destroy the same and certify to geoLOGIC that they have been so destroyed.

13. FORCE OF NATURE

Neither party shall be liable to the other or be deemed to be in breach of this Agreement by reason of any delay in performing, or failure to perform, any of its obligations under this Agreement if the delay or failure was beyond that party’s reasonable control (including, without limitation, any failure of any third party to provide services in relation to the Internet, strike, lockout or other industrial action, act of God, war or threat of war, terrorist action, pandemic disease, accidental or malicious damage or prohibition or restriction by governments or other legal authority).

14. GENERAL

14.1 This Agreement contains the entire agreement between the parties with respect to the Services, supersedes all previous agreements and understandings between the parties.

14.2 If any provision of these terms and conditions is held by any court or other competent authority to be void or unenforceable in whole or in part, the same shall be deemed omitted from this Agreement and the validity and/or unenforceable of the remaining provisions of this Agreement shall not in any way be affected or impaired thereby.

14.3 This Agreement is personal to the Subscriber and shall not be transferred to or assigned by the Subscriber without the prior written consent of geoLOGIC geoLOGIC may at any time assign its rights under this Agreement or delegate, sub-let or sub-contract its rights and obligations under this Agreement to another company which is the holding company or subsidiary of geoLOGIC or any subsidiary of such holding company.

14.4 Any notice required or permitted to be given hereunder shall be in writing addressed to a party at its registered office or principal place of business or such other address as may at the relevant time have been notified for that purpose. Such notice may be delivered by hand or sent by first class prepaid post when it shall be deemed to have been received 48 hours after.

14.5 This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in all respects in accordance with the law of Canada and the Province of Alberta and the parties hereby submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Alberta Courts provided that geoLOGIC shall not be prevented from seeking any court order or judgment in any other court of competent jurisdiction.

Privacy and cookie usage policy

March 1, 2021

The privacy of your personal data/information is important to geoLOGIC systems ltd (“geoLOGIC”). This notice (the “Policy”) describes geoLOGIC’s privacy and cookie usage policy as it pertains to the following websites (“Websites”, or individually a “Website”): 

By using any of these Websites, you are acknowledging and accepting this Policy. 

1. Information We Collect.  geoLOGIC may ask for and collect from you personally identifiable and other information at certain intervals throughout your access to and use of one or more of our Websites. Depending on the information and/or services you request, you may be asked to provide your name, email address, company, position, title and other information that is relevant to the information and/or services you have requested. In addition to the information you provide to us directly, geoLOGIC and its service providers, such as Google Inc., Salesforce and Pardot, also collect the domain names and IP addresses of its visitors, along with usage statistics (e.g., types of web browsers and operating systems used) and browsing history, including web pages visited, web forms completed and reports requested and downloaded. This data is used to more efficiently operate geoLOGIC’s business, promote our services and administer our Websites. geoLOGIC may combine this personally identifiable and additional data with other information it collects. geoLOGIC may also collect any information you choose to provide in your communications with us. Please do not send us personally identifiable information or complete any web forms containing personally identifiable information that you do not wish us to receive and process.

2. How We Collect Information.  In addition to the methods described above, geoLOGIC and its service providers, such as Google Inc., Salesforce and Pardot, collect personal information/data using cookies, web beacons, pixel tags or similar digital marker technologies. These methods and technologies permit us to collect various types of information, including which pages you visit and which of our newsletter articles you clicked on. We and our service providers use this information to monitor and improve the Websites and to show you advertisements about geoLOGIC and/or its products when you visit other Websites. Use of information collected also helps us ensure we only contact and provide you with the information most relevant to your requests and other communications with us. For more details on how we use cookies, web beacons, pixel tags and similar digital marker technologies, see the “Cookie Usage” section below.

3. How We Use Your Information.  geoLOGIC processes personal information for certain business purposes, in keeping with its legitimate interests for processing your personal data/information and those of its stakeholders, namely customers, prospects, readers, advertisers and sponsors. These business purposes include some or all of the following:

  • To process and respond to inquiries;
  • For the purposes for which you provided the information;
  • To enhance, modify, personalize or otherwise improve our services and communications for the benefit of our customers and Website visitors;
  • To better understand how users interact with our Websites and thereby to improve Website content and navigability;
  • To alert you to new products and features, special events and service offerings;
  • To distribute specific direct marketing pieces that bring value to our readers and target audience;
  • To determine the effectiveness of promotional campaigns and advertising;
  • To identify and prevent fraudulent use of our services;
  • To enhance the security and performance of our network and information systems;
  • To enforce the Terms and Conditions of the respective websites.

Whenever we process data for these purposes we will ensure that we do so responsibly and in accordance with the policies outlined herein. You have the right to object to this processing if you wish, and if you wish to do so please email us at customerservice@jwnenergy.com with your request.  Please bear in mind that if you object this may affect our ability to undertake the provision of services or products that you have requested of us.

4. Information-Sharing with Third Parties.  geoLOGIC may disclose your personally identifiable information in confidence to another entity (i) for purposes of outsourcing one or more of the business purposes outlined in section 3 of this policy; (ii) to confirm or update information provided by you; (iii) to inform you of events, information about our services, and other important information, and (iv) for other purposes disclosed at or before the time the information is collected on relevant web pages and forms. For example, if you download a sponsored report or whitepaper, the report’s sponsor may be provided your name and basic contact information. If you tell us you wish to attend an event, your name and organization may appear on a list we provide to other delegates and sponsors at the event. We will also share your information when legally required to do so. In some cases, your subscription may be owned by your employer or by another entity that has purchased it on your behalf; geoLOGIC reserves the right to share information about the usage of a subscription with the party that paid for it. geoLOGIC may also share your information with Evaluate Energy Limited, which is wholly owned by geoLOGIC To view Evaluate Energy Limited’s privacy policy, please click here.

5. How We Protect Information. geoLOGIC endeavours to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of your personal information. geoLOGIC has implemented reasonable administrative, technical and physical security measures to protect your personal information.

6. How You Can View or Update Your Personal Information.  To ensure that you have as much control over your personally identifiable and other information as possible, you may update your information or have your information removed from our servers (“right to be forgotten”) by contacting us as provided in the “Contacts” section below. We will use reasonable efforts to process any changes you make; provided, however, that requests to delete information are subject to geoLOGIC. internal reporting and retention policies and all applicable legal obligations.

7. Transfer of Information outside the EEA.  We currently transfer information outside the EEA in the following circumstances: (a) where you have registered, signed-up or otherwise subscribed to our services, to our team members operating in countries outside the EEA to enable them to inform you of changes or enhancements to the Websites or the products or services which we offer; and (b) to our servers which are currently located in Canada and the USA but which may in the future be located in another country outside the EEA. Because our servers are located in Canada and the USA, transfer of all our data outside the EEA is necessary to enable us to operate our Websites. If you provide us personal information via the Websites, you are deemed to have consented to the transfer and storage of your personal data and information outside the EEA as set out herein. If you do not wish any of your personal data or information to be stored or transferred outside the EEA, you may withdraw your consent to this at any time by notifying us at the e-mail address specified in Clause 11 of this Policy. However, because our servers are located outside the EEA, if you withdraw your consent, we will no longer be able to keep your data, keep you informed of our services, or otherwise provide you with our services. 

8. How to Opt-Out.  If you prefer not to receive any further communications from us, you may selectively opt-out of marketing communications by visiting the relevant online product preference centre.  Alternatively, please email customerservice@jwnenergy.com.  

9. Changes to This Policy.  From time to time, we may change this Policy. Changes to this Policy are effective as of the effective date listed above and indicates the last time this Policy was updated. Your continued use of geoLOGIC Websites indicates your consent to the changes to this Policy.

10. Third-Party Links.  geoLOGIC Websites may contain links to advertiser and other third-party websites that geoLOGIC does not own or control. geoLOGIC is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites.  Once you have left one of our Websites, we cannot safeguard and are not responsible for the protection and privacy of any personal information/personal data that you provide on other websites. Please review the applicable terms of use and privacy policies for those other websites. 

11. Contacts.  For additional information on this Policy and compliance with the Alberta Personal Information Protection Act and the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation, contact geoLOGIC’s privacy officer by email at PrivacyOffice@geologic.com, by mail at 1500, 401 – 9th Avenue SW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2P 3C5, or phone at 403.262.1992. 

Cookie Usage 

geoLOGIC and its service providers use “cookies”, pixel tags, and other digital markers on our Websites. We also use pixel tags in our newsletters. A cookie is a very small piece of information in the form of a text file placed on your computer. A pixel tag is a small image file that allows us to know that you have visited one of our pages. These digital markers allow us and our service providers to recognize that you have previously visited one of our Websites. They can also tell us whether you have clicked on a link in one of our newsletters.

Website Performance

We use cookies to create aggregated statistics on visitors to our Websites and their browsing behaviour. We use this information to understand what portions of our Websites are relevant to you and to make improvements. Our Websites use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses cookies to help analyze how users use the Websites. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the Websites (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the Websites, compiling reports on Website activity for Website operators and providing other services relating to Website activity and internet usage. You can view Google’s privacy policy here.

Advertising

Our service providers also use cookies and digital markers to assist us with our advertising programs. When you visit other websites you may see an advertisement for geoLOGIC or its products because you visited one of our Websites. You may opt-out of network advertising programs that track your activities across multiple websites to deliver personalized advertising content to you.  In the U.S., please visit the Digital Advertising Alliance Ad Choices Opt-Out Page. In Canada, visit the Digital Advertising Alliance of Canada Opt-Out Page. In the EU visit the Your Online Choices page for guidance.

Managing your Cookies  

Cookie management is implemented differently in every browser, and you can acquaint yourself with this by visiting the appropriate ”help” information associated with your specific browser. For further information about ‘cookies’ please visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org.

Dear user, please be aware that we use cookies to help users navigate our website content and to help us understand how we can improve the user experience. If you have ideas for how we can improve our services, we’d love to hear from you. Click here to email us. By continuing to browse you agree to our use of cookies. Please see our Privacy & Cookie Usage Policy to learn more.