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The information contained in this web site (the "Site") may not be used in any country, under any law, by any person, where such use would constitute a violation of applicable national regulations. In such event, you may not use any information or access any information of any kind contained in this Site.


Please read these terms and conditions (the "Terms of Use") governing access to and use of this Site carefully. By accessing this Site and the pages contained herein, you expressly acknowledge that you have read these Terms of Use and agree to them without limitation. If you do not agree to these Terms of Use, please do not access or use this Site. These Terms of Use are subject to change at any time.

The Site is owned and operated by the International Balloon Festival of St-Jean-sur-Richelieu, (the "Company"), a company incorporated in Canada. This Site and its Terms of Use are therefore governed by Canadian law.


The content of this Site is provided "as is" without warranty of any kind, either express or implied. There are no implied warranties, including, but not limited to, warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. There are no warranties or representations with respect to content, operation, links or communications, including errors, corrections or defects, interrupted or intercepted transmissions, loss of data, viruses or other harmful components.

In no event shall the Company or any of its affiliates or entities be liable to any person for any costs or damages whatsoever, including direct, indirect, consequential or incidental damages, arising out of or in connection with access to or use of this Site. The same applies to the inability to access or use the Site or its functions and services, including browsing and downloading any information, data, text, images or other materials available on this Site, or through any other Web site linked to or from this Site.

It is the responsibility of the user of this Site to evaluate the accuracy, completeness, reliability and suitability of the opinions expressed, services offered or other information provided. Under no circumstances should the information contained or relied upon on this Site be construed as legal, accounting, tax, financial, investment or professional advice or advice on a particular matter. Accordingly, the Company assumes no responsibility for the use or misuse of the information contained on this Site. Users are advised to consult a professional advisor based on their specific circumstances.


The user acknowledges that none of the information contained in this Site shall be considered as a solicitation, offer, advice, recommendation or any other service with a view to proposing a transaction or an investment, or to disposing of it. For information on a specific product and/or country, please consult the relevant website.


Unless otherwise expressly stated, all information, graphic images, features or services, layout (including the "look and feel") and text on this Site are the exclusive property of the Company. They may not be copied or distributed, in whole or in part, without the prior written consent of the Company.

However, you may download or print any page from this Site for your personal, non-commercial use, provided you retain the Company's intellectual property notices.


Links from this Site to other websites are provided for information and service purposes only.

The Company therefore disclaims all responsibility and liability of any kind for the websites to which this Site links (or for any link from another website to this Site), including the content and operation thereof. The Company does not review or control such links. Some sites may be hosted outside of your country and, therefore, subject to different laws and regulations.

A link from this Site to another website (or a link from another website to this Site) does not constitute a reference to, endorsement, approval, advertising, offer or solicitation with respect to the other website, its content, or the products and services advertised or delivered from that other website. The Company assumes and considers that the links it provides to other publicly accessible websites, web pages, discussion forums or any other sources are legally acceptable and fully consistent with the normal and customary expectations of Internet users.

No website may link to this Site, either on the home page or elsewhere on the Site, without the prior written consent of the Company.


The Company takes all reasonable steps to ensure the integrity and security of all information obtained from users of the Site and to prevent unauthorized access and use. To this end, the Company regularly reviews its security measures.

You shall not transmit to the Company, through this Site, any confidential or proprietary information. The transmission of information to the Company does not constitute a confidentiality undertaking or agreement between you and the Company. Any information transmitted to the Company through the Site, other than your personally identifiable information, is presumed to be non-confidential. Personally identifiable information is used only to respond to your inquiries or in connection with the marketing of the Company's products and services. Users who submit information to the Company, through this Site or any other electronic means, agree to grant the Company irrevocable permission to use, reproduce, display, modify, distribute and perform such information. The Company reserves the right to use such information, including ideas, technical knowledge and know-how therein, free of charge for any purpose.


The Company has no obligation to monitor any data provided through or transmitted by this Site, as it does with any other site linked to or from this Site. However, the Company reserves the right to monitor them, including chat rooms or similar web services. You acknowledge that no obligation of any kind shall arise from such data and that the transmission of such data shall not in any way constitute an implied covenant or confidentiality agreement between you and the Company.


Whenever you access and use any part of this Site, you must not:

post or transmit any unlawful, threatening, abusive, libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, profane or otherwise objectionable material, including, but not limited to, material that encourages or induces conduct that would constitute a violation of any law or violate any national or international law;

upload or transmit data or software that is infected with viruses (worms or Trojan horses) or anything else that may cause harm;

interfere with the operation of this Site or hinder or prevent any other user from using it;

register, publish, transmit, reproduce, distribute or exploit any information, software or other material obtained through this Site for commercial purposes without the prior written consent of the Company.


Any attempt by anyone to damage this Site or to interfere with its operation is a violation of criminal and civil laws. Accordingly, the Company reserves the right to seek remedies and damages from any such violator to the fullest extent permitted by law.


This Site and its Terms of Use are governed exclusively by Canadian law. Accordingly, the user of this Site expressly acknowledges that he or she is subject to the rules of Canadian law.

The Company advises that the information, materials or services/features on this Site may not be available for use outside of Canada. This Site is not directed to any person in any jurisdiction where (by reason of that person's nationality, residence, citizenship, etc.) distribution of this Site or access to its contents would be contrary to such laws and regulations. In such a case, you must refrain from accessing and using this Site. Access to or use of this Site is at your own discretion and you are solely responsible for compliance with applicable laws and regulations.

These Terms of Use may be updated and modified at any time. Please be sure to review them whenever you access and use this Site.


When you register in the application, your information is stored in our system but will not be shared with any third party

We record your location when the mobile application is active as well as 1 hour after the application is turned off. However, no history of these positions is recorded and your coordinates are not shared at any time when you are located outside the International Balloon Festival site.

Last update: June 29, 2022

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