Terms And Conditions

  • Account Terms
    • You must be 18 years or older or at least the age of majority in the jurisdiction where you reside or from which you use this Service.
    • To access and use the Services, you must register for a Shopify account ("Account") by providing your full legal name, current address, phone number a valid email address, and any other information indicated as required. Shopify may reject your application for an Account, or cancel an existing Account, for any reason, in our sole discretion.
    • You acknowledge that Shopify will use the email address you provide as the primary method for communication.
    • You are responsible for keeping your password secure. Shopify cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage from your failure to maintain the security of your Account and password.
    • You are responsible for all activity and content such as data, graphics, photos and links that is uploaded under your Shopify Account ("Store Content"). You must not transmit any worms or viruses or any code of a destructive nature.
    • A breach or violation of any term in the Terms of Service as determined in the sole discretion of Shopify will result in an immediate termination of your services.
  • Account Activation
    • Subject to section 2.2, the person signing up for the Service will be the contracting party ("Account Owner")for the purposes of our Terms of Service and will be the person who is authorized to use any corresponding account we may provide to the Account Owner in connection with the Service.
    • If you are signing up for the Service on behalf of your employer, your employer shall be the Account Owner. If you are signing up for the Service on behalf of your employer, then you represent and warrant that you have the authority to bind your employer to our Terms of Service.
    • Upon completion of sign up for the Service, Shopify will create a PayPal Express Checkout account on your behalf, using your email address. Depending on your localion, Shopify may also create a Shopify Payments account on your behalf.
    • You acknowledge that PayPal Express Checkout and/or Shopify Payments will be your default payments gateway(s) and that it is your sole responsibility as the Account Owner to activate and maintain these accounts. If you do not wish to keep either of the payment accounts active, it is your responsibility to deactivate them.
    • Upon purchasing a domain name through Shopify, domain registration will be preset to automatically renew each year so long as your Shopify Account remains active. You acknowledge that it is your sole responsibility to deactivate the auto-renewal function should you choose to do so.
  • General Conditions

    You must read, agree with and accept all of the terms and conditions contained in these Terms of Service and the Privacy Policy before you may become a member of Shopify.

    • Technical support is only provided to paying Account holders and is only available via email.
    • The Terms of Service shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of the Province of Ontario and the laws of Canada applicable therein, without regard to principles of conflicts of laws. The parties irrevocably and unconditionally submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the Province of Ontario with respect to any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with the Terms of Service. The United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods will not apply to these Terms of Service and is hereby expressly excluded.
    • You acknowledge and agree that Shopify may amend these Terms of Service at any time by posting the relevant amended and restated Terms of Service on Shopify's website, available at https://www.shopify.com/legal/terms and such amendments to the Terms of Service are effective as of the date of posting. Your continued use of the Services after the amended Terms of Service are posted to Shopify's website constitutes your agreement to, and acceptance of the amended Terms of Service. If you do not agree to any changes to the Terms of Service, do not continue to use the Service.
    • You may not use the Shopify service for any illegal or unauthorized purpose nor may you, in the use of the Service, violate any laws in your jurisdiction (including but not limited to copyright laws) as well as the laws of Canada and the Province of Ontario.
    • You agree not reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell or exploit any portion of the Service, use of the Service, or access to the Service without the express written permission by Shopify.
    • You shall not purchase search engine or other pay per click keywords (such as Google AdWords), or domain names that use Shopify or Shopify trademarks and/or variations and misspellings thereof
    • Questions about the Terms of Service should be sent to support@shopify.com.
    • You understand that your Store Content (not including credit card information), may be transferred unencrypted and involve (a) transmissions over various networks; and (b) changes to conform and adapt to technical requirements of connecting networks or devices. Credit Card information is always encrypted during transfer over networks.
    • You acknowledge and agree that your use of the Service, including information transmitted to or stored by Shopify, is governed by its privacy policy at https://www.shopify.com/legal/preacy
    • The parties have required Mat the Terms of Service and all documents relating thereto be drawn up in English. Les parties ont domande que cette convention ainsi que tous les documents que s'y rattachent soient rediges en anglais.