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Meal Deals Terms of Use

Effective March 26, 2024.

Welcome to the Meal Deals site. (defined below). By using it, you are agreeing to these Terms of Use. Please read them carefully to make sure that they contain all that you want and nothing that you are not happy with. If you are not sure about anything, please email us at legal@mealdeals.app.

ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS OF USE

DOGPAW SAM INC. (" Meal Deals " or " we " or " us " or " our ") owns and operates the website, https://www.mealdeals.app, the mobile and touch versions and any sites we have now or in the future that reference these Terms of Use (collectively, " Site "). By (a) using the Site and Meal Deals' services through the Site, (b) signing up for an account, (c) signing up for our newsletter, and/or (d) completing a purchase on the Site, you agree to these Terms of Use (defined below) and any additional terms applicable to certain programs in which you may elect to participate. You also agree to our Privacy Statement, incorporated herein by reference and located within our Privacy Policy ( " Privacy Statement " ), and acknowledge that you will regularly visit the Terms of Use (defined below) to familiarize yourself with any updates. The Privacy Statement, together with these terms of use, and any other terms contained herein or incorporated herein by reference, are collectively referred to as the " Terms of Use ." The term " using " also includes any person or entity that accesses or uses the Site with crawlers, robots, data mining, or extraction tools or any other functionality.

IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THESE TERMS OF USE, IMMEDIATELY STOP USING THE SITE AND DO NOT USE ANY MEAL DEALS SERVICE, PARTICIPATE IN ANY PROGRAM OR PURCHASE ANY PLAN, PRODUCT OR OTHER GOOD OR SERVICE OFFERED THROUGH THE SITE.

PLEASE REVIEW THE FOLLOWING SECTIONS OF THESE TERMS OF USE CAREFULLY: (A) DISPUTE RESOLUTION/ARBITRATION AGREEMENT, INCLUDING THE NO CLASS ACTION WAIVER DESCRIBED THEREIN, (B)

1. About the Site

Meal Deals is a platform through which certain merchants ("Merchants") (a) advertise vouchers for goods, services, or experiences (" Vouchers "), (b) sell goods and services directly to you (" Merchant Products "), (c) make available coupons, promotional codes, giveaways, samples, and offers (" Coupons "), (d) sell dining experiences for specific dates and times (" Reservations "), (e) sell food, beverage and other products for delivery and takeout (" Online Ordering "), and (f) make available certain offers, including " 3rd party app linked deals " (as defined in the Special Programs section of the Terms of Use), (collectively (a)-(f)," Merchant Offerings "). Merchants are the sellers and issuers of the Merchant Offerings and are solely responsible to you for the care, quality, and delivery of the goods and services provided. Vouchers may be distributed by Meal Deals. More information about the distributor of a particular Voucher is available upon request. Meal Deals is not an agent of the Merchants.

Certain Merchant Offerings, Products, other available programs and pricing on the Site may change at any time on Meal Deals' and/or the Merchant's discretion, and without notice.

2. Ownership of the Site

The Site, any content on the Site, and the infrastructure used to provide the Site are proprietary to us, our affiliates, Merchants, and other content providers. By using the Site and accepting these Terms of Use: (a) Meal Deals grants you a limited, personal, nontransferable, nonexclusive, revocable license to use the Site pursuant to these Terms of Use and to any additional terms and policies set forth by Meal Deals; and (b) you agree not to reproduce, distribute, create derivative works from, publicly display, publicly perform, license, sell, or re-sell any content, software, products, or services obtained from or through the Site without the express permission of Meal Deals.

3. Use of the Site

As a condition of your use of the Site, you agree that:

  • You are at least fifteen years of age;
  • You have reached the age of majority in the state or province in which you reside to redeem certain Vouchers, Merchant Products, or Coupons;
  • You are not barred from receiving products or services under applicable law;
  • You will not attempt to use the Site with crawlers, robots, data mining, or extraction tools or any other functionality;
  • Your use of the Site will at all times comply with these Terms of Use;
  • You will only make legitimate purchases that comply with the letter and spirit of the terms of the respective offers;
  • You have the right to provide any and all information you submit to the Site, and all such information is accurate, true, current, and complete;
  • You will update and correct information you have submitted to the Site, including all account information, and ensure that it is accurate at all times (out-of-date information may invalidate your account);
  • All Merchants and/or their Agents have reached the age of majority in the state or province in which they reside, and are able to enter into agreements and contracts on behalf of their organizations.

4. Access to the Site

Meal Deals retains the right, at our sole discretion, to deny service or use of the Site or an account to anyone at any time and for any reason. While we use reasonable efforts to keep the Site and your account accessible, the Site and/or your account may be unavailable from time to time. You understand and agree that there may be interruptions in service or events, Site access, or access to your account due to circumstances both within our control (e.g., routine maintenance) and outside of our control.

5. Modification

We reserve the right at all times to discontinue or modify any part of these Terms of Use at our sole discretion. If we make changes that affect your use of the Site or our services, we will post notice of the change on the Terms of Use page. Any changes to these Terms of Use will be effective upon our posting of the notice; provided that these changes will be prospective only and not retroactive. If you do not agree to the changes, you may close your account and you should not use the Site or any services offered through the Site after the effective date of the changes. We suggest that you revisit our Terms of Use regularly to ensure that you stay informed of any changes. You agree that posting notice of any changes on the Terms of Use page is adequate notice to advise you of these changes, and that your continued use of the Site or our services will constitute acceptance of these changes and the Terms of Use as modified.

6. Your Account

You may only create and hold one account on the Site for your personal use or business use. You are responsible for updating and correcting information you have submitted to create or maintain your account. As part of your account settings, you have the option to save, edit, or delete your personal information. You understand and agree that Meal Deals shall have no responsibility for any incident arising out of, or related to, your account settings. You must safeguard your password and supervise the use of your account. You are solely responsible for maintaining the security of your account and maintaining settings that reflect your preferences. We will assume that anyone using the Site or transacting through your account is you. You agree that you are solely responsible for any activity that occurs under your account.

Your account is non-transferrable. You cannot sell, combine, or otherwise share it with any other person. Any violation of these Terms of Use, including, without limitation, failure to maintain updated and correct information about your account may cause your account to fall out of good standing and we may cancel your account at our sole discretion. If your account is cancelled, you may forfeit any pending, current, or future account credits, and any other forms of unredeemed value in your account without notice. Upon termination, the provisions of these Terms of Use that are, by their nature, intended to survive termination (e.g., any disclaimers, all limitations of liability, and all indemnities) shall survive. We also reserve the right to change or discontinue any aspect or feature of our services or the Site, including, without limitation, requirements for use.

7. Your Conduct

All interactions on the Site must comply with these Terms of Use. To the extent your conduct, at our sole discretion, restricts or inhibits any other user from using or enjoying any part of the Site, we may limit or terminate your privileges on the Site and seek other remedies, including, without limitation, cancellation of your account or forfeiture of any forms of unredeemed value in your account.

The following activities are prohibited on the Site and constitute violations of these Terms of Use:

Submitting any content to the Site that:

  • Violates applicable laws (including, without limitation, intellectual property laws, laws relating to rights of privacy and rights of publicity, and laws related to defamation);
  • Contains personal information, except when we expressly ask you to provide such information;
  • Contains viruses or malware;
  • Offers unauthorized downloads of any copyrighted, confidential, or private information;
  • Contains messages by non-spokesperson employees of Meal Deals purporting to speak on behalf of Meal Deals or provides confidential information concerning Meal Deals;
  • Contains chain letters of any kind;
  • Is purposely inaccurate, commits fraud, or falsifies information in connection with your Meal Deals account or to create multiple Meal Deals accounts; or
  • Is protected by copyright, trademark, or other proprietary right without the express permission of the owner of the copyright, trademark or other proprietary right.

Attempting to do or actually doing any of the following:

  • Accessing data not intended for you, such as logging into a server or an account which you are not authorized to access;
  • Scanning or monitoring the Site for data gathering purposes in an effort to track sales, usage, aggregate offering information, pricing information, or similar data;
  • Scanning or testing the security or configuration of the Site or breaching security or authentication measures; or
  • Interfering with service to any user in any manner, including, without limitation, by means of submitting a virus to the Site or attempting to overload, "flood," "spam," "mail bomb," or "crash" the Site.

Using any of the following:

  • Frames, framing techniques, or framing technology to enclose any content included on the Site without our express written permission;
  • Any Site content, including, without limitation, User Content (defined below), in any meta tags or any other "hidden text" techniques or technologies without our express written permission;
  • The Site or any of its contents to advertise or solicit, for any commercial, political, or religious purpose or to compete, directly or indirectly, with Meal Deals; or
  • The Site or any of its resources to solicit consumers, Merchants, or other third-parties to become users or partners of other online or offline services directly or indirectly competitive or potentially competitive with Meal Deals, including, without limitation, aggregating current or previously offered deals.

Collecting any of the following:

  • Content from the Site, including, without limitation, in connection with current or previously offered deals, and featuring such content to consumers in any manner that diverts traffic from the Site without our express written permission; or
  • Personal Information (defined in our Privacy Statement), User Content (defined in Section 12 below), or content of any consumers or Merchants.

Engaging in any of the following:

  • Tampering or interfering with the proper functioning of any part, page, or area of the Site or any functions or services provided by Meal Deals;
  • Taking any action that places excessive demand on our services or imposes, or may impose, an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on our servers or other portion of our infrastructure (as determined in our sole discretion);
  • Accessing, monitoring, or copying any content from the Site using any "robot," "spider," "scraper," or other automated means or any manual process for any purpose without our express written permission;
  • Violating the restrictions in any robot exclusion headers on the Site or bypassing or circumventing other measures employed to prevent or limit access to the Site;
  • Aggregating any current or previously-offered deals or content or other information from the Site (whether using links or other technical means or physical records associated with purchases made through the Site) with material from other sites or on a secondary site without our express written permission;
  • Deep-linking to any portion of the Site without our express written permission;
  • Hyperlinking to the Site from any other website without our initial and ongoing consent; or
  • Acting illegally or maliciously against the business interests or reputation of Meal Deals, our Merchants, or our services.

8. Your Privacy

We take the privacy of your Personal Information (defined in the Privacy Policy) seriously. We encourage you to carefully review our Privacy Statement for important disclosures about ways that we may collect, use, and share personal data and your choices. Our Privacy Statement is incorporated in and subject to these Terms of Use.

9. Terms of Sale

By purchasing or obtaining any Merchant Offering or Product via the Site, you agree to these Terms of Use, including, without limitation, the Terms of Sale.

10. Special Programs

By participating in special programs offered by Merchants, such as Coupons, Birthday Deals, 3rd Party App Linked Deals, you agree to these Terms of Use and the additional terms of each program.

11. Copyright and Trademarks

The Site contains copyrighted material, trademarks, and other proprietary information, including, without limitation, text, software, photos, video, graphics, music, and sound, and the entire contents of the Site are protected by copyright, trademark, and other intellectual property laws of Canada, Europe, and the United States. Meal Deals owns a copyright in the selection, coordination, arrangement, and enhancement of such content, as well as in the content original to it. You may not modify, distribute, publish, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, participate in the transfer or sale, create derivative works, or in any way exploit any of the content, in whole or in part. Except as otherwise expressly stated under copyright law, no downloading, copying, redistribution, retransmission, publication, or commercial exploitation of the content without the express permission of Meal Deals or the copyright owner is permitted. If downloading, copying, redistribution, retransmission, or publication of copyrighted material is permitted, you will make independent attribution and/or make no changes in or deletion of any author attribution, trademark legend, or copyright notice. You acknowledge that you do not acquire any ownership rights by downloading copyrighted material. Any violation of these restrictions may result in a copyright, trademark, or other intellectual property right infringement that may subject you to civil and/or criminal penalties.

Meal Deals may own trademarks, registered and unregistered, in many countries and "Meal Deals," the Meal Deals logos and variations thereof found on the Site are trademarks owned by DOGPAW SAM INC. or its related entities and all use of these marks inures to the benefit of Meal Deals.

You may not use Meal Deals's name, logos, trademarks or brands, or trademarks or brands of others on the Site without Meal Deals's express permission.

12. User Content

The Site may provide registered users and visitors various opportunities to submit or post reviews, opinions, advice, ratings, discussions, comments, messages, survey responses, and other communications, as well as files, images, photographs, video, sound recordings, musical works, and any other content or material submitted or posted to the Site (collectively, " User Content ") through forums, emails, social media websites, bulletin boards, discussion groups, chat rooms, surveys, blogs, or other communication facilities that may be offered on, through, or in connection with the Site from time to time. You may be required to have a Meal Deals account to submit User Content.

If you contribute any User Content, you will not upload, post, or otherwise make available on the Site any material protected by copyright, trademark, or other proprietary right without the express permission of the owner of the copyright, trademark, or other proprietary right. Meal Deals does not have any express burden or responsibility to provide you with indications, markings, or anything else that may aid you in determining whether the material in question is copyrighted or trademarked. You will be solely liable for any damage resulting from any infringement of copyrights, trademarks, proprietary rights, or any other harm resulting from such a submission. In addition, if you contribute any User Content, you represent and warrant that: (a) you are the creator of the User Content; or (b) if you are acting on behalf of the creator, that you have (i) express, advance authority from the creator to submit or post the User Content, and that they have waived any moral rights in such User Content, and (ii) all rights necessary to grant the licenses and grants in these Terms of Use. You further represent and warrant (or, if you are acting on behalf of the creator of the User Content, you have ensured that the creator represents and warrants) that the use and sharing of the User Content for the purposes you have selected will not violate or infringe any copyrights, trademarks, or any other intellectual property rights or rights of third parties, including, without limitation, the rights of publicity or privacy. You represent and warrant that you will not upload, post, transmit, or otherwise make available User Content that is unlawful, harmful, tortious, threatening, abusive, harassing, hateful, racist, infringing, pornographic, obscene, violent, misleading, defamatory or libelous, invasive of the privacy of another person, or violative of any third-party rights; and that you will not upload, post, transmit, or otherwise make available User Content that contains any material that harbors viruses or any other computer codes, files, or programs designed to intercept, misappropriate, interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any software or computer equipment.

Meal Deals shall have the sole and absolute right, but not the obligation, to review, edit, post, refuse to post, remove, monitor the User Content, and disclose the User Content and the circumstances surrounding its transmission to any third-party, at any time, for any reason, including, without limitation, to determine compliance with these Terms of Use and any operating rules established by Meal Deals, as well as to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, or authorized government request. Without limiting the foregoing, Meal Deals shall have the right to remove any material from any Meal Deals controlled sites, at its sole discretion. Meal Deals assumes no liability for any User Content or other information that appears or is removed from the Site or elsewhere. Meal Deals has no obligation to use User Content and may not use it at all.

In some instances and from time to time, it may be possible to modify or remove the User Content submitted or posted through your account. Meal Deals makes no representations or warranties that the User Content you modify or remove will be modified or removed from the Site or elsewhere, or that the User Content will cease to appear on the Internet, in search engines, social media websites, or in any other form, media or technology.

Public Nature of Your User Content.

You understand and agree that User Content is public. Any person (whether or not a user of Meal Deals’s services) may read your User Content without your knowledge. Please do not include any Personal Information in your User Content unless you wish for it to be publicly disclosed. Meal Deals is not responsible for the use or disclosure of any Personal Information that you disclose in connection with User Content.

Any User Content of any kind made by you or any third-party is made by the respective author(s) or distributor(s) and not by Meal Deals. Other users may post User Content that is inaccurate, misleading, or deceptive. Meal Deals does not endorse and is not responsible for any User Content, and will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by your reliance on such User Content. User Content reflects the opinions of the person submitting it and may not reflect the opinion of Meal Deals. Meal Deals does not control or endorse any User Content, and specifically disclaims any liability concerning or relating to your contribution of, use of, or reliance on any User Content and any actions resulting from your participation in any part of the Site, including, without limitation, any objectionable User Content.

License Grants.

Some User Content you submit to Meal Deals may be displayed or may give you the option to display in connection with your Personal Information, or a portion of your Personal Information, including, without limitation, your name, initials, username, social networking website user account name, image, likeness, preferences, voice, and location. You grant Meal Deals a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, sublicensable, fully paid-up, non-exclusive, transferrable, worldwide license and right to use, commercial use, display and distribute any Personal Information in connection with your User Content in accordance with these Terms of Use, including, without limitation, a right to offer for sale and to sell such rights in Personal Information, whether the User Content appears alone or as part of other works, and in any form, media or technology, whether now known or hereinafter developed, and to sublicense such rights through multiple tiers of sublicensees, all without compensation to you. However, Meal Deals shall have no obligation to use your Personal Information in connection with any User Content.

As between you and Meal Deals, you shall retain all ownership rights in and to the User Content you submit or post. However, by contributing User Content or other information on or through the Site, you grant Meal Deals a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, sublicensable, fully paid-up, non-exclusive, transferrable, worldwide right and license to use, reproduce, create derivative works from, publish, edit, translate, distribute, perform, display, transmit, offer for sale, and sell the User Content alone or as part of other works in any form, media or technology, whether now known or hereafter developed, and to sublicense such rights through multiple tiers of sublicensees and without compensation to you. You waive any "moral rights" or other rights with respect to attribution of authorship or integrity of materials regarding the User Content that you may have under any applicable law under any legal theory. Meal Deals’ license in any User Content or Personal Information submitted includes, without limitation, use for promotions, advertising, marketing, market research, merchant feedback, quality control, or any other lawful purpose.

The Site is designed and intended for individuals over the age of fifteen. By contributing certain User Content or other content on or through the Communities, you affirm that you are over the age of majority in the state or province in which you reside, as is required by law, for the User Content posted by you. We may delete User Content or other content associated with any account if we obtain actual knowledge that the content is associated with a registered user who is not at least the age of majority in the state or province in which he or she resides, for the User Content that was posted by the registered user.

13. Unsolicited Ideas

Meal Deals has no obligation to review any Unsolicited Materials, nor to keep any Unsolicited Materials confidential; and

Meal Deals will own, and may use and redistribute, Unsolicited Materials for any purpose without restriction and free of any obligation to acknowledge or compensate you.

14. Disclaimer of Warranty

AS PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT USE OF THE SITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. NEITHER MEAL DEALS, NOR ITS SUBSIDIARIES OR AFFILIATES OR ANY OF THEIR RESPECTIVE EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, MERCHANTS, THIRD-PARTY CONTENT PROVIDERS OR LICENSORS OR ANY OF THEIR OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES OR AGENTS, WARRANT THAT USE OF THE SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, SECURE, VIRUS-FREE, OR ERROR FREE, NOR DO THEY MAKE ANY WARRANTY AS TO (A) THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM USE OF THE SITE, OR (B) THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, OR RELIABILITY OF (I) THE CONTENT ON THE SITE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, MERCHANT OFFERINGS, PRODUCTS, OR OTHER AVAILABLE PROGRAMS, (II) DESCRIPTIONS OF MERCHANT OFFERINGS, PRODUCTS, OR OTHER AVAILABLE PROGRAMS, OR (III) USER CONTENT PROVIDED THROUGH THE SITE. THE SITE AND ALL CONTENT, USER CONTENT AND OTHER INFORMATION CONTAINED ON THE SITE, MERCHANT OFFERINGS, PRODUCTS AND OTHER AVAILABLE PROGRAMS ACCESSIBLE OR AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SITE, ARE MADE ACCESSIBLE OR AVAILABLE ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS.

TO THE EXTENT ALLOWED BY APPLICABLE LAW, MEAL DEALS HEREBY DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES, AND CONDITIONS, WHETHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED, OR STATUTORY, AS TO THE OPERATION OF THE SITE OR THE CONTENT, USER CONTENT, OR OTHER INFORMATION CONTAINED ON THE SITE OR THE MERCHANT OFFERINGS, PRODUCTS, OR OTHER AVAILABLE PROGRAMS ACCESSIBLE OR AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SITE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THOSE OF TITLE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, NON-INTERFERENCE, MERCHANTABILITY, SUITABILITY, AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AS WELL AS WARRANTIES IMPLIED FROM A COURSE OF PERFORMANCE OR COURSE OF DEALING.

15. Limitation of Liability

AS PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, IN NO EVENT SHALL MEAL DEALS, ITS SUBSIDIARIES OR AFFILIATES OR ANY OF THEIR RESPECTIVE EMPLOYEES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, AGENTS, MERCHANTS, PARTNERS, THIRD-PARTY CONTENT PROVIDERS OR LICENSORS, OR ANY OF THEIR OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, OR AGENTS, BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT OR INDIRECT LOST PROFITS OR LOST BUSINESS DAMAGES, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF, RELATED TO, OR IN CONNECTION WITH ANY OF THE FOLLOWING: (A) YOUR USE OF THE SITE, THE CONTENT, USER CONTENT, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY PERSONAL INFORMATION, AND ANY OTHER INFORMATION EITHER CONTAINED IN THE SITE OR SUBMITTED BY YOU TO THE SITE; (B) YOUR INABILITY TO USE THE SITE; (C) MODIFICATION OR REMOVAL OF CONTENT SUBMITTED ON THE SITE; (D) THE MERCHANT OFFERINGS, PRODUCTS, AND OTHER AVAILABLE PROGRAMS ACCESSIBLE OR AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SITE; (E) ANY PRODUCTS OR SERVICES PURCHASED OR OBTAINED DIRECTLY FROM A MERCHANT; (F) THESE TERMS OF USE; OR (G) ANY IMPROPER USE OF INFORMATION YOU PROVIDE TO THE SITE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY PERSONAL INFORMATION.

16. Electronic Communications

When you use the Site or send emails to Meal Deals, you are communicating with us electronically and consent to receive electronic communications related to your use of the Site. We will communicate with you by email or by posting notices on the Site. You agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures, and other communications that are provided to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing. Notices from us will be considered delivered to you and effective when sent to the email address you provide on the Site or from which you otherwise email us. You may opt out of receiving electronic marketing communications via your Meal Deals account.

17. Websites of Others

The Site contains links to websites maintained by other parties. These links are provided solely as a convenience to you and not because we endorse or have an opinion about the contents on such websites. We expressly disclaim any representations regarding the content or accuracy of materials on such websites or the privacy practices of those websites. If you decide to access websites maintained by other parties, you do so at your own risk. We are not responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage, loss, or liability caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with any use of or reliance on any content, Products, or services available on or through any such linked site or resource.

18. Indemnification/Release

You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless Meal Deals, its subsidiaries and affiliates, and their respective directors, officers, employees and agents from and against all claims and expenses, including, without limitation, attorneys’ fees, arising out of, related to, or in connection with any of the following: (a) any User Content submitted or posted by you, in connection with the Site, or any use of the Site in violation of these Terms of Use; (b) fraud you commit or your intentional misconduct or gross negligence; or (c) your violation of any applicable U.S., Canadian, or foreign law or rights of a third-party.

You are solely responsible for your interactions with Merchants and other users of the Site. To the extent permitted under applicable laws, you hereby release Meal Deals from any and all claims or liability related to any product or service of a Merchant, regardless of whether such product or service is a Merchant Offering available through the Site, any action or inaction by a Merchant, including, without limitation, but not limited to any harm caused to you by action or inaction of a Merchant, a Merchant’s failure to comply with applicable law and/or failure to abide by the terms of a Merchant Offering or any other product or service purchased or obtained by you from the Merchant, and any conduct, speech or User Content, whether online or offline, of any other third-party.

19. Force Majeure

Meal Deals shall be excused from performance under these Terms of Use, to the extent it or a Merchant is prevented or delayed from performing, in whole or in part, as a result of an event or series of events caused by or resulting from: (a) weather conditions or other elements of nature or acts of God; (b) acts of war, acts of terrorism, insurrection, riots, civil disorders, or rebellion; (c) quarantines or embargoes; (d) labor strikes; (e) error or disruption to major computer hardware or networks or software failures; or (g) other causes beyond the reasonable control of Meal Deals or a Merchant, as applicable.

20. Assignment

This Agreement is binding upon you and is not assignable or transferable without our explicit and written consent. We may assign or transfer any of our rights to any third party without your consent.

21. Governing Law

This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Province of Ontario. You and us hereby irrevocably adhere to the jurisdiction of the courts of the Province of Ontario.

22. Severability

Any provision of this Agreement which is found to be prohibited or unenforceable in any jurisdiction shall, as to that jurisdiction, be ineffective to the extent of such prohibition or unenforceability and shall be severed from the balance of this Agreement, all without affecting the remaining provisions of this Agreement.

23. Dispute Resolution/Arbitration Agreement

(a) Binding Arbitration . Except as specifically stated herein, any dispute or claim between you and Meal Deals and/or its subsidiaries, affiliates, and/or any of their respective members, officers, directors, and employees (all such entities collectively referred to herein as the “Meal Deals Entities”) arising out of, relating in any way to, or in connection with the Terms of Use, the Site or your use of the Site, your Personal Information, or any Products or Merchant Offerings (“Dispute(s)”) shall be resolved exclusively by final, binding arbitration. By virtue of this Dispute Agreement (defined below), you and Meal Deals are each giving up the right to go to court and have a Dispute heard by a judge or jury. The arbitrator will apply and be bound by this Agreement, apply applicable law and the facts, and issue a reasoned award, if appropriate.

To begin an arbitration proceeding, you must submit a Notice to Request to Arbitrate by utilizing the forms available on ADRIC site (ADRIC.ca), and simultaneously sending a copy of the completed form to the following address:

ADR Institute of Canada, Inc. 705-130 Albert Street, Ottawa, ON K1P 5G4.

(b) No Class Action Matters. We each agree that we shall bring any Dispute against the other in our respective individual capacities and not as a plaintiff or class member in any purported class, representative proceeding or as an association. In addition, we each agree that Disputes shall be arbitrated only on an individual basis and not in a class, consolidated, or representative action and that the arbitrator may award relief (including injunctive relief) only on an individual basis. The arbitrator does not have the power to vary these provisions.

The provisions of these Terms of Use apply equally to, and are for the benefit of, Meal Deals, its subsidiaries, affiliates, Merchants, and its third-party content providers and licensors, and each shall have the right to assert and enforce such provisions directly.