Terms of Use

Please read the following Terms of Use and disclaimers carefully before using this website.

Information about this Website

  • The information on this Website is intended for professional audiences only, including scientists, coaches, medical professionals, athletic trainers, nutritionists and other sports health professionals who have a fundamental understanding of human physiology.
  • The courses, tests, and reference materials provided by GSSI are based on scientific and technical research, however, they cannot replace medical advice. Before exercising, all athletes should get a medical checkup or otherwise be fit for the type of activity in which they engage. It is also important that all athletes warm up and stretch before each workout, and use common sense while exercising.
  • Do not go over the top when exercising! If you experience any pain, feel weak, dizzy or exhausted or become short of breath, immediately stop your workout.

Acceptance of Terms
Gatorade Sports Science Institute (Canada), which is owned and operated by PepsiCo Canada ULC (collectively, "GSSI") maintains this website (the "Website"). Your access to and use of the Website is subject to the following Terms of Use. GSSI reserves the right to update the Terms of Use at any time without notice to you. You are bound by any such revisions and should therefore periodically visit this page to review the then current Terms of Use to which you are bound. The most current version of the Terms of Use may be accessed by clicking on the "Terms of Use" hypertext link located at the bottom of the Website. By using, accessing and browsing the Website, you signify your acceptance of the Terms of Use, without limitation or qualification. If you do not agree to these Terms of Use, then please do not use the Website.

Accuracy and Completeness of Information
While GSSI uses reasonable efforts to include accurate and up to date information in the Website, GSSI makes no warranties or representations as to the accuracy, correctness, reliability or otherwise with respect to such information, and assumes no liability or responsibility for any omissions or errors (including, without limitation, typographical errors and technical errors) in the content of the Website.

Canadian Content
Information on the Website is intended for Canadian audiences only. GSSI makes no representations that the materials on this Website are appropriate or available for use in other countries aside from Canada.

Your Use of the Website
You may not modify, alter or change any materials or distribute, publish, transmit, reuse, re-post or use the content of the Website for public, commercial or non-personal purposes, including, without limitation, the text, images, audio and video hosted by the Website. Unauthorized use of the materials is strictly prohibited and is a violation of the rights of GSSI or other third parties, including, without limitation, under copyright laws, trademark laws, the laws of privacy and publicity.

Unsolicited Submissions
Although we are sincerely complimented that users sometimes send us an idea or concept, we are unable to accept unsolicited ideas and suggestions ("Submission") from third parties. We genuinely appreciate any such interest, but do not want to foster false expectations as to the origin of any idea. If you do send us a Submission, despite our request not to do so, then such Submission will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary and shall immediately become the property of GSSI.

Feedback/Surveys
From time to time, GSSI may ask that you provide us with feedback. Any communication or material you transmit, upload or post will (a) be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary by GSSI; (b) become the property of GSSI and GSSI shall exclusively thereinafter own all rights, title and interest therein; and (c) be used without restriction by GSSI or licensees and affiliates at its sole discretion without any obligation, compensation or other liability to you. Such use may be for any purpose whatsoever, including, but not limited to, reproduction, disclosure, transmission, publication, broadcast and posting whole or in part, in any medium and in any manner on this Website or otherwise.

In the event that GSSI may, from time to time, allow for discussions, chats, postings, transmissions, bulletin board and the like on the Website, GSSI is under no obligation to monitor or review such transmitted information and assumes no responsibility or liability arising from the content of any such locations nor for any error, defamation, libel, slander, omission, falsehood, obscenity, pornography, profanity, danger or inaccuracy of any such information. You are prohibited from posting or transmitting any unlawful, threatening, libelous, defamatory, obscene, scandalous, inflammatory, pornographic or profane material or any material that could constitute or encourage conduct that would be considered a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any law. GSSI will fully cooperate with any court order requesting or directing GSSI to disclose the identity of anyone posting any such information or materials.

Privacy Policy
GSSI's use of any personal information you submit to the Website is governed by the Website's Privacy Policy.

Disclaimers
Use of and browsing in the Website is done at user's own risk. Neither GSSI nor any other party involved in creating, producing or delivering the Website shall be liable for any direct, incidental, consequential, indirect or punitive damages arising out of your access to, or use of, or browsing the Website, or uploading content to the Website, or downloading of any materials, data, text, images, video or audio from the Website, including, without limitation, damage to, or viruses that may infect, your computer equipment or other property as a result thereof. Without limiting the foregoing, everything on the Website is provided to you "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. Please note that some jurisdictions may not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, so some of the above exclusions may not apply to you. Check your local laws for any restrictions or limitations regarding the exclusion of implied warranties.

Limitation of Liability
IN NO EVENT SHALL GSSI, ITS AFFILIATES, AND THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, OR AGENTS, BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES WHATSOEVER RESULTING FROM YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE, YOUR USE OF ANY THIRD PARTY SITE, OR THE ACTIONS OF ANY THIRD PARTY, HOWSOEVER ARISING, INCLUDING ANY PROPERTY DAMAGE, PERSONAL INJURIES, DISABILITY, DEATH OR OTHER DAMAGE SUFFERED BY YOU, YOUR HEIRS, EXECUTORS, ADMINISTRATORS AND ASSIGNS OR ANY OTHER PARTY, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, AND WHETHER OR NOT THE COMPANY IS ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. THE FOREGOING LIMITATION OF LIABILITY SHALL APPLY TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW IN THE APPLICABLE JURISDICTION.

Release & Indemnification
You agree to release, indemnify and hold harmless GSSI, its affiliates, and their respective officers, directors, employees and agents, from and against any and all claims, losses, and expenses arising from your use of this Website, reliance on information contained on this Website, or violation of these Terms of Use or of any third party right including, without limitation, any copyright, property, or privacy right.

Copyright Notice
You should assume that all materials, designs, text and images contained in the Website (collectively, the "Materials") are copyrighted property of GSSI or related entities. GSSI neither warrants nor represents that your use of these Materials will not infringe rights of third parties unrelated to GSSI.

Trade-marks and Proprietary Materials
This Website contains many valuable trademarks, names, titles, logos, images, designs, and other proprietary materials that are owned or used under licence by GSSI or its affiliates and licensors (the "Trade-marks"). Nothing contained on the Website should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel or otherwise, any license or right to use any of these Trade-marks. If you misuse any Trade-mark in violation of these Terms of Use, GSSI will aggressively enforce its intellectual property rights to the fullest extent of the law, including the seeking of criminal prosecution.

Offers
All offers set forth on the Website are void where prohibited, and are subject to the posting of any official rules pertaining to such offers.

Links to Third Party Sites
This Website may link to other sites not maintained by or related to GSSI. Such hyperlinks are provided as a service to users and are not sponsored by, endorsed or otherwise affiliated with this Website or with the products and services of GSSI. GSSI has not reviewed all of the sites linked to the Website and is not responsible for the content of any off-site pages or links to any other sites. Viewing all other sites is at your own risk.

Jurisdiction
These Terms of Use are governed and interpreted under the laws in effect in the Province of Ontario. If any portion of these Terms of Use is deemed unlawful, void or unenforceable, then that part shall be deemed severable and will not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.

These Terms of Use, together with the Privacy Policy and any other legal notices published on the Website, shall constitute the entire agreement between you and GSSI with respect to the Website. You acknowledge that any other agreements between you and GSSI with respect to the Website are superseded and of no force or effect.

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