Terms of Use

Last Updated: December 20, 2012


  1. Meaning of Terms. The Website is operated by the Canadian Centre for Child Protection Inc. (referred to as “we” and “us” in these Terms of Use). The term "Website" means all the content and images and other design features you may see on the Website. Use of the Website is at your risk. This paragraph and the remaining paragraphs are collectively referred to as “Terms of Use”. By using the Website you agree to be bound by the Terms of Use that are posted on the date you access the Website. If the Terms of Use are amended after the date you first access the Website, you agree to be bound by such amended Terms of Use as of the date they are posted, and you understand that you are responsible for checking for amendments to these Terms each time you use the Website. If you do not agree to the Terms of Use that are posted, do not use this Website.
  2. Amendment. We can change the Terms of Use at any time without prior notice to you. When we change the Terms of Use, we will change the “Last Updated” date that appears with the Terms of Use. We may change, suspend or take down the Website, or stop providing all or any content or features at any time. We may also limit anyone’s ability to access certain features and services or restrict access to all or part of the Website without notice and without being responsible in any way to any person for doing so.
  3. Ownership. We own the Website and all of its content. The license we grant you below does not change our ownership rights in any way.
  4. Licence. You are licensed (i.e. allowed) to access and read the information on this Website, and download documents that may be made available through this Website, provided it is for your own personal use. You cannot use this Website to make money and you cannot copy, use or sell any information or content from this Website for a business or commercial purpose.
  5. Restrictions. You may not: (1) do anything to harm, change or alter the functioning or content of the Website; (2) do anything that would affect our ownership and other rights; (3) redeliver any of the Website using “framing”, hyperlinks, or other technology without our express written permission; (4) remove any content or notices from the Website; (5) do anything to impair the operations or efficiency of the Website, such as creating or causing an unusually large burden on the Website, or otherwise generating levels of traffic sufficient to impede the ability of other users’ of the Website to transmit or receive information through the Website.
  6. Disclaimer. Access and use of this Website is at your own risk. The Website is provided “AS IS” without any warranties or guarantees of any kind, whether express or implied, statutory or otherwise, including but not limited to, warranties as to uninterrupted or error free operation or availability, accuracy, completeness, currentness, reliability, timeliness, legality, privacy, security, merchantability, quality, title, non-infringement or fitness for a particular purpose. We reserve the right to manage this Website and its operations in order to optimize its efficiency for the benefit of all users and may take any action we deem appropriate to help ensure the Website remains available and accessible for all users.
  7. License To Use Information and Content You Send to Us. With the exception of personal information (which is handled under the terms of Privacy Policy), you grant us a perpetual, royalty-free, worldwide, non-exclusive, irrevocable, transferable license to run, display, use, copy, reproduce, publish, share, loan, distribute, create derivative works of, translate, modify, sub-license, make available to any person or otherwise use, any information or content you send to us by e-mail or other correspondence, including without limitation, any ideas or concepts, or any intellectual property contained therein, for any purpose whatsoever. By sending information or content to us, you represent and warrant that you have the right to grant the license set out above, and you waive any moral rights that you may have to such information and content. You are responsible for the information and content you submit. Please do not reveal trade secrets in the information and content you sent to us.
  8. Confidentiality. We will not be subject to any obligations of confidentiality regarding any information and content you submit through the Website or otherwise provide by email or other correspondence except as required by law. Personal information is handled in accordance with the information set out in the Privacy Policy.
  9. Accuracy. The Website is provided for educational and informational purposes only and is not a recommendation for any third party product or service, or for any course of action. The Website is not a substitute for professional advice. The information on the Website is believed to be reliable when posted, but we cannot guarantee that the Website is accurate or error-free or that it will be current at all times. The information on the Website is subject to change without notice, and we reserve the right in our sole discretion to correct any errors or omissions in any part of the Website.
  10. Limitation of Liability. Under no circumstances will the Canadian Centre for Child Protection Inc. or any of its employees, directors, officers, agents, affiliates, licensors or suppliers be liable for any damages whatsoever arising out of or related to: (1) access to or use of the Website or reliance upon the content on the Website; and/or (2) any information or content you send to us; and/or (3) the use of links to other websites; whether or not any such damages are caused in whole or in part by our negligence, or if such damages might be foreseeable and even if we are informed of their possibility, including without limitation liability for direct, indirect, special, punitive, incidental or consequential damages (including lost profits, lost savings, business interruption or loss of data). Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the above exclusion or limitation may not apply to you. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, we assume no responsibility and shall not be liable for any damages to, or viruses that may infect, your computer equipment or other property resulting directly or indirectly from your access to, use of, or browsing in the Website or your downloading of any materials, data, text, images, video or audio from the Website.
  11. Indemnity. You are solely responsible and liable for what you do and what you don’t do in relation to this Website, as well as for any failure to abide by the Terms of Use or to follow any laws that may apply to you. You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless the Canadian Centre for Child Protection Inc. and its employees, directors, officers, agents, affiliates, licensors and suppliers from all actions, proceedings, costs, claims, damages, demands, liabilities and expenses whatsoever (including legal and other fees and disbursements) sustained, incurred or paid by us directly or indirectly in respect of the things that you do and the things that you do not do; for any failure by you to abide by these Terms of Use or to follow any laws that may apply to you; and for anything that you may do in relation to the Website or any third party whether you were negligent or not.
  12. Remedies. You agree to the exclusive remedies and limited liability set forth in these Terms of Use and you acknowledge that we would not be able to provide you with access to the Website on an economic basis if you did not agree to these Terms of Use.
  13. Termination. Without prejudice to any other rights, we may terminate the license granted within the Terms of Use, without notice to you, at any time and if you fail to comply with the Terms of Use. If the license is terminated, you may no longer access the Website and you must either return or destroy all information in your possession that relates to the Website, as well as all copies thereof. The restrictions set out in the Terms of Use will survive the termination or expiry of any license granted.
  14. Linked Sites. This Website may include links to third party websites for your convenience. A third party website is any website that is not owned by us. We do not endorse or take responsibility for the accuracy or appropriateness of the information, data, opinions, advice, statements, content, hyper-links, and information contained on third party websites and we are not responsible for any damage or other issue that may arise as a result of you accessing or using such third party websites. Access to linked websites is at your own risk. In providing links to the other websites, we are in no way acting as a publisher or disseminator of the material contained on those other websites and we do not seek to monitor or control such websites. A link to another website should not be construed to mean that we are affiliated or associated with such website. The mention of another party or its product or service on this Website is not a recommendation of that party or its product or service.
  15. Monitoring. We have the right to monitor the Website but no obligation. If we choose to monitor the Website we may disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any law, regulation or governmental request, to operate the Website, to protect ourselves or other users of the Website, or where we suspect abuse or unlawful activity.
  16. General Provisions. The license granted to you in these Terms of Use is personal to you and can not be assigned or transferred, in whole or in part, by you. These Terms of Use will ensure to the benefit of and be binding upon you and upon us, and each of our respective heirs, successors and permitted assigns. These Terms of Use will be governed by, and construed under, the laws of the Province of Manitoba and the laws of Canada applicable therein, and you agree that the Manitoba courts will be the courts to hear and make rulings in respect of any dispute related to these Terms of Use or the Website. The UN Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods and The Sale of Goods Act (Manitoba), as amended, replaced or re-enacted from time to time is expressly excluded from the interpretation of these Terms of Use. These Terms of Use and the Privacy Policy posted on the Website constitutes and contains the entire agreement between you and us with respect to your use of the Website and supersedes any prior oral or written agreements. If there is a conflict between these Terms of Use and the Privacy Policy posted on this Website, the Privacy Policy shall prevail to the extent necessary to resolve the conflict. If any provision of these Terms of Use are held by a court or a tribunal with jurisdiction over us to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable, the remaining provisions will continue in full force as long as they express the intent of the parties, and the provision held to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable will be enforced to the maximum extent permissible.

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