Terms of Use

General Terms of Use

In all references below, "ScienceMan Consulting Inc." represents sciencemanconsulting.com website and all of the subsidiary ScienceMan Consulting Inc. websites (such as ScienceMan.com, ScienceMan's Blog, ScienceMan's YouTube Channel, Scientific Explorer Blog). The terms of use apply to all published materials associated within all ScienceMan Consulting Inc. websites.


All users of this site agree that access to and use of this site are subject to the following terms and conditions and other applicable law. If you do not agree to these terms and conditions, please do not use this site.

Unless otherwise indicated, this website and its contents are the property of ScienceMan Consulting Inc. The site and its contents are protected, without limitation, pursuant to Canadian and international copyright and trademark laws. By accessing this website, you agree to the following terms and conditions. If you do not agree, you have no right or license to access this website and you should not do so.

Specific Terms of Use

You are authorized to download one copy of the material on this website on one computer for your personal, non-commercial use only. In doing so, you may not remove or in any way alter any trademark, copyright or other proprietary notice.

You may not modify, copy, distribute, republish, commercially exploit or update any of the material on this website without the prior consent of ScienceMan Consulting Inc. No intellectual property or other rights in and to this website are transferred to you.

ScienceMan Consulting Inc. sells all products and services in CANADIAN FUNDS. Prices posted are in Canadian dollars.

ScienceMan Consulting Inc. makes absolutely no guarantees or warranties regarding this website or its contents. It is your responsibility to evaluate the accuracy and completeness of all information, opinions and other material on this website or any website with which it is linked. Price information is subject to change without notice.

This site and the materials and products on this site are provided "as is" and without warranties of any kind, whether express or implied. To the fullest extent permissible pursuant to applicable law, ScienceMan Consulting Inc. disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement. ScienceMan Consulting Inc. does not represent or warrant that the functions contained in the ScienceMan Consulting Inc. websites will be uninterrupted or error-free, that the defects will be corrected or that this site or the server that makes the site available are free of viruses or other harmful components. ScienceMan Consulting Inc. does not make any warranties or representations regarding the use of the materials in this site in terms of their correctness, accuracy, adequacy, usefulness, timeliness, reliability or otherwise.

Limitation of Liability

ScienceMan Consulting Inc. shall in no event be liable for any claims, charges, demands, damages, liabilities, losses and expenses of whatever nature and howsoever arising, including without limitation any compensatory, incidental, direct, indirect, special, punitive or consequential damages, loss of use, loss of data, loss caused by a computer or electronic virus, loss of income or profit, loss of or damage to property, claims of third parties or other losses of any kind or character, even if ScienceMan Consulting Inc. has been advised of the possibility of such damages or losses, arising out of or in connection with the use of this website or any website with which it is linked. You assume total responsibility for establishing such procedures for data backup and virus checking as you consider necessary.

You hereby agree to indemnify and hold harmless ScienceMan Consulting Inc. from and against any and all claims, charges, demands, damages, liabilities, losses, expenses and liabilities of whatever nature and howsoever arising (including but not limited to any legal or other professional fees and the costs of defending or prosecuting any claim and any loss of profit, goodwill and any other direct or consequential loss) incurred or suffered by ScienceMan Consulting Inc. directly or indirectly by reason of any act or omission which you commit in breach of these terms and conditions and the obligations and warranties contained in them.

ScienceMan Consulting Inc. shall not be liable for any special or consequential damages that result from the use of, or the inability to use, the materials on this site or the performance of the products, even if ScienceMan Consulting Inc. has been advised of the possibility of such damages. Applicable law may not allow the limitation or exclusion of liability for incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you.

Pricing and Refund Policy

In the event that an ScienceMan Consulting Inc. product or service is mistakenly listed at an incorrect price, ScienceMan Consulting Inc. reserves the right to refuse or cancel any orders placed for product listed at the incorrect price. ScienceMan Consulting Inc. reserves the right to refuse or cancel any such orders whether or not the order has been confirmed and/or you have been charged. If your credit card has already been charged for the purchase and your order is cancelled, ScienceMan shall issue a credit to your credit card account in the amount of the incorrect price.

Linking to ScienceMan Consulting Inc. websites

We require no formal notice that you've linked to ScienceMan Consulting Inc. websites. However, doing so via our website contact page will allow us to notify you in the event that the URL for a site changes, or if we change our site structure.

The current practice known as "framing", where a link is established in such a way as to display our content in some form other than the way it is displayed in full view by our server, or otherwise displaying our content only partially or without our copyright notice is definitely uninvited, and is likely in violation of the law.

Removing any part or content of ScienceMan Consulting Inc. websites (including source code) and incorporating it into your own site or product cannot be done without first contacting us for permission. Please do so via our website contact page.

Third-Party Links

In an attempt to provide increased value to our visitors, ScienceMan Consulting Inc. may link to sites operated by third parties. However, even if the third party is affiliated with ScienceMan Consulting Inc., ScienceMan Consulting Inc. has no control over these linked sites, all of which have separate privacy and data collection practices, independent of ScienceMan Consulting Inc. These sites are linked only for your convenience and therefore you access them at your own risk. Nonetheless, ScienceMan Consulting Inc. seeks to protect the integrity of its website and the links placed upon it and therefore requests any feedback on not only its own site but also for sites it links to (including if a specific link does not work).

Use of ScienceMan Consulting Inc. Websites

Harassment in any manner or form on the site, including via email, chat or by use of obscene or abusive language, is strictly forbidden. Impersonation of others, including a ScienceMan Consulting Inc. or other licensed employee, host or representative, as well as other members or visitors on the site, is prohibited. You may not upload to, distribute or otherwise publish through the site any content that is libelous, defamatory, obscene, threatening, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, abusive, illegal or otherwise objectionable that may constitute or encourage a criminal offence, violate the rights of any party or that may otherwise give rise to liability or violate any law. You may not upload commercial content on the site or use the site to solicit others to join or become members of any other commercial online service or other organization.

ScienceMan Consulting Inc. does not and cannot review all communications and materials posted to or created by users accessing the site and is not in any manner responsible for the content of these communications and materials. You acknowledge that, by providing you with the ability to view and distribute user-generated content on the site, ScienceMan Consulting Inc. is merely acting as a passive conduit for such distribution and is not undertaking any obligation or liability relating to any contents or activities on the site. However, ScienceMan Consulting Inc. reserves the right to block or remove communications or materials that it determines to be (a) abusive, defamatory or obscene, (b) fraudulent, deceptive or misleading, (c) in violation of a copyright, trademark or other intellectual property right of another or (d) offensive or otherwise unacceptable to ScienceMan Consulting Inc. in its sole discretion.

Permission Requests

Any permission requests should be made via our website contact page.

ScienceMan Respects Your Privacy

This privacy policy applies to the ScienceMan Consulting Inc. in the course of our worldwide business, and applies to all of the subsidiary ScienceMan Consulting Inc. websites (such as ScienceMan.com, ScienceMan's Blog, ScienceMan's YouTube Channel, Scientific Explorer Blog).

This privacy policy is designed to inform all with whom we may interact in the course of ScienceMan Consulting Inc. business and who may purchase our products about our practices regarding collection, use and disclosure of your personal information, including information you provide over the telephone, by mail or facsimile and via ScienceMan Consulting Inc. websites. This privacy policy does not apply to personal information about our employees or information that is not personal information.

Does ScienceMan Consulting Inc. Collect Personal Information?

ScienceMan Consulting Inc. collects personal information from you that you provide to us voluntarily. Such personal information may include personal contact information, such as name, address, telephone number and email address; your personally identifiable comments/questions about our products and services; and information required to order our products and services (including credit card and purchase order information).

We collect information from you when you register on the site, place an order, enter a contest or sweepstakes, respond to a survey or communication such as e-mail, or participate in another site feature. Like many websites, we use "cookies" to enhance your experience and gather information about visitors and visits to our websites. Please refer to the "Do we use 'cookies'?" section below for information about cookies and how we use them.

If we obtain personal information from third parties, for example, to send promotional mailings, we seek assurances that the provider has received consent to provide that information to us.

How Does ScienceMan Consulting Inc. Use the Personal Information You Have Provided?

We use and disclose this personal information for the following purposes:

to respond to your requests for information.
to fulfill your orders, to process your credit card, money order and cheque payments and to collect amounts you owe.
to personalize your site experience and to allow us to deliver the type of content and product offerings in which you are most interested.
to allow us to better service you in responding to your customer service requests.
to administer a contest, promotion, survey or other site feature.
for internal research to better understand your needs and how we can improve.
to send you product information and special offers, including sample materials sent to educators, that we think you may be interested in.
as required and permitted by law; to enforce our Terms of Use.
as required for fraud protection and credit risk reduction.
if you have opted-in to receive any ScienceMan Consulting Inc. publication, we may send you periodic e-mails. If you would no longer like to receive promotional e-mail from us, please refer to the "How can you opt-out, remove or modify information you have provided to us?" section below. If you have not opted-in to receive e-mail newsletters, you will not receive these e-mails. Visitors who register or participate in other site features such as marketing programs and 'members-only' content will be given a choice whether they would like to be on our e-mail list and receive e-mail communications from us.
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information unless we provide you with advance notice, except as described below. This does not include website hosting partners and other parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others' rights, property, or safety.

However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

Your personal information may be used by ScienceMan Consulting Inc. and shared with others connected with financing, insuring, selling, assigning or otherwise disposing of all or part of ScienceMan Consulting Inc. business or assets, including for the purposes of permitting such parties to determine whether to proceed with such transaction or business relationship, or to fulfill any disclosure obligations we have to such parties. If we do sell or assign all or part of our business, the purchaser or assignee will be able to use and disclose personal information to the same extent, under the same conditions and for substantially the same purposes as ScienceMan Consulting Inc., as described in this privacy policy.

Consenting to the Use of Your Personal Information

Generally, if you provide us with your personal information, we will assume that you consent to our collection, use and disclosure of such information as described in this privacy policy.

Depending on the means of collection, your consent may be in writing, electronically submitted or oral. Consent may also be implied, such as when you provide your name and contact information so that we may meet your requests for products or information. By using this website you consent to our privacy policy.

In certain circumstances our collection, use or disclosure of your personal information without consent is permitted by law; for example, to collect a debt you owe us.


We take the protection of your personal information very seriously. Every reasonable measure will be employed to prevent theft, loss, unauthorized access, disclosure, copying, use or modification of your information.

Our website employs special measures to protect your personal information. Your personal information is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential. When you place orders or access your personal information, we offer the use of a secure server. All sensitive/credit information you supply is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and then encrypted into our databases to be only accessed as stated above.

Please understand that we cannot guarantee the absolute security of our website or the security of any electronic submission, since no Internet or other electronic means of transmission is ever 100% secure or error-free. Your use of the Internet and electronic mail or other means of electronic communication is at your own risk. It is recommended that you take special care in electronically transmitting any of your personal information. Please also note that ScienceMan Consulting Inc. websites are hosted on a server in the United States of America, therefore, it is subject to the laws, rules and regulations therein regarding government access to private information.

Do We Use "Cookies"?

Yes. Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer's hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the site's or service provider's systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information. For instance, we use cookies to help us remember and process the items in your shopping cart. They are also used to help us understand your preferences based on previous or current site activity, which enables us to provide you with improved services. We also use cookies to help us compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future.

We may contract with third-party service providers to assist us in better understanding our site visitors. These service providers are not permitted to use the information collected on our behalf except to help us conduct and improve our business.

You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser (like Firefox, Safari, or Internet Explorer) settings. Each browser is a little different, so look at your browser Help menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies. If you turn cookies off, you won't have access to many features that make your site experience more efficient and some of our services will not function properly. However, you can still place orders over the telephone by contacting customer service.

Website Linking

Our privacy policy does not apply to other places on the Internet you may visit as a result of references or links you find on this site. Please read the privacy policies of other Internet sites you visit, as their privacy policies may differ from ours.

Access to Information

ScienceMan Consulting Inc. may establish and maintain a file of your personal information for purposes described in this privacy policy. To request access to, or correction of, your personal information, contact us via our website contact page. ScienceMan Consulting Inc. may not be able to provide access to your information in certain cases where doing so would reveal personal information about a third party or confidential commercial information; if it is protected by solicitor-client privilege; or if it was generated in the course of a formal dispute resolution process.

If you have any questions, concerns or complaints regarding your personal information, you may contact us via our website contact page.

Privacy Statement Updates

ScienceMan Consulting Inc. reserves the right to change our privacy policy. If the policy changes significantly, we will post the changes on our website. The last revision to this privacy policy was made on February 27, 2011.