Terms of Use


1. Preamble

By using the present platform, you authorize your Retailer to have access to the data that concerns you. Moreover, you authorize La Coop Fédérée to have access to your data in order to render the services offered on the present platform.

At any time, you will be able to communicate with your Retailer in order to withdraw this authorization. The withdrawal of this authorization will result in the immediate withdraw of your right of use of this platform.

2. Acceptation of the Terms of Use

Welcome to the AgConnexion.com website. By using the services offered by AgConnexion.com, you accept the Terms of Use as well as will as all future updates to the latter. Given what precedes, we encourage you to consult regularly the Terms of Use to remain up to date and ensure that you consent to the updates.

3. Copyright and Trademarks

The logo of AgConnexion.com and any derivatives, the navigation tool and all of the content of the AgConnexion.com website are offered for non-commercial use only. It is strictly forbidden to employ the logo or the information contained on the Agconnexion.com website for commercial or promotional purposes or to increase the traffic of another website, without the prior written consent of AgConnexion.com.

AgConnexion.com and all other names, logos and icons related to the products and services of the AgConnexion.com website are registered trademarks of AgConnexion.com. Unless otherwise stated, none of the elements of our service are to be interpreted as granting you the right to use the intellectual property of AgConnexion.com.

It is strictly forbidden to modify, copy, distribute, transfer, broadcast, represent, reproduce, publish, license, transfer or sell any information, software, product or service obtained from the AgConnexion.com website, or create works derived from the aforementioned items.

4. Username and password

You are responsible for keeping your AgConnexion.com username and password confidential. AgConnexion.com cannot, at any time, be held responsible for the unauthorized use of your account. In the event that the confidentiality of the said information is compromised, please contact AgConnexion.com by email as quickly as possible to prevent fraudulent or unauthorized use of your identity. AgConnexion.com shall not be held responsible for any damage or loss resulting, namely, from the infringement of the aforementioned security measures.

We strongly suggest that you consult section 6 of the present Terms of Use on LIMITATION OF LIABILITY in order to review your responsibilities with respect to the services offered by AgConnexion.com.

5. Use of online communication services

You are solely responsible for the content of any and all messages that you send through our service and the consequences arising from the same. You should not use this service to promote or offer for sale any goods or services for commercial purposes (except for training offers in the Training section of the AgConnexion.com website), to conduct or send any study, contest, Ponzi scheme, or spam, or to hack, solicit or perform any other illegal or illicit acts.

Harassment, in any shape or form on the AgConnexion.com website or on any other of our websites or interactive services, namely by using obscene or abusive language in the chatrooms or in emails exchanged with the customer service or technical support team, is strictly forbidden.

The unauthorized use of the name or username of others, including those of employees, hosts, representatives, visitors or other members of the AgConnexion.com website or any other of its interactive services, is strictly forbidden. You may not upload to the present website, broadcast, transfer or otherwise publish, defamatory, obscene or abusive documents or messages, which may invade a person's privacy, affect its integrity or reputation, that may be inadmissible or that may be contrary to any law or encourage the accomplishment of such act. Furthermore, you may not upload to the AgConnexion.com website messages aimed at enticing members to join another online service.

All of the activated services must be used as prescribed. No refunds shall be granted for unused services.

Although AgConnexion.com reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to delete data, it remains but an ability and not an obligation. Given the volume and speed of the transfer of information, AgConnexion.com is not making any statements concerning the control of the content it makes available to its users.

6. Limitation of Liability

The search engines, folders, content, data and information are offered as a courtesy by AgConnexion.com, without any guarantee as per their exactitude or their availability. Furthermore, AgConnexion.com does not guarantee the exhaustiveness of the search results and cannot be held responsible for the inaccessibility of the information or data.

AgConnexion.com cannot guarantee the confidentiality of the information transmitted on the internet and will not be held responsible for any damage or harm caused by its disclosure. You are solely responsible for the same.

You hereby accept that AgConnexion.com may not be held responsible for any damage suffered, whether directly or indirectly, as a result of using these services. You convene that the information included in our website is offered as-is, without any guarantee with respect to its exactitude or truthfulness.

7. Security and efficiency of the network

AgConnexion.com does not guarantee total efficiency or security as hackers may always infiltrate the servers. It is therefore very important to always keep in mind before OPENING A SESSION ON AGCONNEXION.COM, that it is possible for an individual to access the AgConnexion.com servers and use, for illicit and illegal purposes, some, or all, of the personal information left by members of the website. In no way, AgConnexion.com, nor its administrators shall be held responsible for the doings of hackers or for any damage or loss that maybe caused to a member of the website. The AgConnexion.com website may, from time to time, be out of service or may display some programming errors due to updates or events beyond the control of its administrators. We reserve the right to interrupt the service at any time, without notice and to our sole discretion. Neither the administrators nor any members of the AgConnexion.com website will be held responsible if a member, for any reason (misunderstanding, defective telephone line, incompatible modem, broken cable, bad configuration, bad browser, etc…), is unable to browse the website.

8. Content ownership

By submitting content or by writing messages on the wall whereby you submit ideas, suggestions or present concepts or submit other messages using the AgConnexion.com website, you agree to transfer and renounce, irrevocable and forever, any right you may have or have had on the same in any country. As such, you allow AgConnexion.com to publish them under any form and use them, namely, for promotional purposes.

You also agree that AgConnexion.com reserves the right to withdraw from its network any content that is judged inappropriate and which contravenes to the present Terms of Use.

9. Failure to comply with the terms of use

The present Terms of Use have been created in order to protect the users and maintain a certain quality of service. Be aware that any failure to comply with the Terms of Use established here in will lead to the termination of your account with AgConnexion.com.

10. Applicable law

The present agreement shall be governed by the laws of the Province of Quebec. You hereby acknowledge that any dispute arising out of or related to the use of the AgConnexion.com website or services will be submitted to the courts of the District of Montreal, Province of Quebec.

11. Indemnification

You hereby agree to defend and hold harmless AgConnexion.com in the event of any legal action taken against it as a result of any breach of the Terms of Use by yourself or any of your associates.

Should you suffer any prejudice or disagree in any way with the terms of the present Terms of Use, your sole remedy is to leave the AgConnexion.com website.

The present Terms of Use and all other legal notices posted on the AgConnexion.com website constitute the entire agreement between the parties with respect to the use of this website and its contents.

12. Conditions pertaining to the use of links

AgConnexion.com authorizes and encourages the presence of links towards its homepage. As such you may establish links directed at the AgConnexion.com website if you accept the conditions (the Conditions applicable to links) described hereunder. By creating such links, you automatically accept the following conditions:

A. If you establish a link with its website, AgConnexion.com grants you a limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable license that is exempt of royalties and that authorizes you to use the available trademarks and internet icons of AgConnexion.com (here in after “Authorized Trademarks”) for the sole purpose of serving as a link between your website and that of AgConnexion.com. With the exception of the limited license granted here in above, you are strictly forbidden from using the trademarks or trade names of AgConnexion.com (the “Trademarks”) for any reason without the prior written consent of Agconnexion.com.

B. You acknowledge that all rights with respect to the Trademarks, the content displayed on the pages of the AgConnexion.com website and the layout of the web pages belong to AgConnexion.com. You must, at no time, directly or indirectly, violate or contest these rights.

C. If you establish a link with the AgConnexion.com website, your website cannot:

  • Create frames destined to surround part or all of the website, nor use any other technique that violate the visual integrity of the website;
  • State or suggest in any way, that AgConnexion.com endorses you, your products or your services;
  • Suggest an association between you and AgConnexion.com without the prior written consent of AgConnexion.com;
  • Represent falsely your relationship with Agconexion.com or display false or misleading information with respect to the services of AgConnexion.com; and
  • Contain material that can be interpreted as being unpleasant, offensive or that is not appropriate for all ages.

AgConnexion.com reserves the right to export all links that it judges as being pertinent towards its website (homepage, posts, directories, etc…).

AgConnexion.com is not liable for any content appearing on its website.

AgConnexion.com can, with or without cause, at any time and at its sole direction, terminate immediately the license allowing you to make use of the Authorized Trademarks and your right to establish a link to its website. If AgConnexion.com exercises its right, you must remove, at once, all links to its website and cease using the Authorized Trademarks.

13. Conditions pertaining to the use of links

The market data is the property of Chicago Mercantile Exchange Inc., Minneapolis Grain Exchange, inc., ICE Data LLP or it’s licensors as applicable. 

All rights reserved, or otherwise licensed by Chicago Mercantile Exchange Inc., Minneapolis Grain Exchange, inc. and ICE Data LLP.

It is agreed that the present Terms of Use may be modified in whole or in part by AgConnexion.com at any time, without prior notice. By using and browsing the website, you accept to comply with the Terms of Use defined on the Conditions of Use webpage of the AgConnexion.com.