Terms of Use

AGREEMENT BETWEEN USER AND CANADIAN RACE RELATIONS FOUNDATION

The Canadian Race Relations Foundation (hereafter CRRF) Web Site is offered to you conditioned on your acceptance without modification of the terms, conditions, and notices contained herein. Your use of the CRRF Web Site constitutes your agreement to all such terms, conditions, and notices.

MODIFICATION OF THESE TERMS OF USE

CRRF reserves the right to change the terms, conditions, and notices offered on its Web Site, including but not limited to the charges associated with the use of the programs on its Web Site.

LINKS TO THIRD PARTY SITES

The CRRF Web Site may contain links to other Web Sites ("Linked Sites"). The Linked Sites are not under the control of the CRRF and ithe CRRF is not responsible for the contents of any Linked Site, including without limitation any link contained in a Linked Site, or any changes or updates to a Linked Site. CRRF is not responsible for webcasting or any other form of transmission received from any Linked Site. CRRF is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by CRRF of the site or any association with its operators.
 
NO UNLAWFUL OR PROHIBITED USE

As a condition of your use of the CRRF Web Site, you warrant to CRRF that you will not use the CRRF Web Site for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms, conditions, and notices. You may not use the CRRF Web Site in any manner which could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the CRRF Web Site or interfere with any other party's use and enjoyment of the CRRF Web Site. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available or provided for through the CRRF Web Sites.

USE OF COMMUNICATION SERVICES

The CRRF Web Site may contain bulletin board services, news groups, forums, communities, personal web pages, calendars, and/or other message or communication facilities designed to enable you to communicate with the public at large or with a group (collectively, "Communication Services"), you agree to use the Communication Services only to post, send and receive messages and material that are proper and related to the particular Communication Service. By way of example, and not as a limitation, you agree that when using a Communication Service, you will not:
  • Defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others.
  • Publish, post, upload, distribute or disseminate any inappropriate, profane, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful topic, name, material or information.
  • Upload files that contain software or other material protected by intellectual property laws (or by rights of privacy of publicity) unless you own or control the rights thereto or have received all necessary consents.
  • Upload files that contain viruses, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of another's computer.
  • Advertise or offer to sell or buy any goods or services for any business purpose, unless such Communication Service specifically allows such messages.
  • Conduct or forward surveys, contests, pyramid schemes or chain letters.
  • Download any file posted by another user of a Communication Service that you know, or reasonably should know, cannot be legally distributed in such manner.
  • Falsify or delete any author attributions, legal or other proper notices or proprietary designations or labels of the origin or source of software or other material contained in a file that is uploaded.
  • Restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the Communication Services.
  • Violate any code of conduct or other guidelines which may be applicable for any particular Communication Service.
  • Harvest or otherwise collect information about others, including e-mail addresses, without their consent.
  • Violate any applicable laws or regulations.
CRRF has no obligation to monitor the Communication Services. However, CRRF reserves the right to review materials posted to a Communication Service and to remove any materials in its sole discretion. CRRF reserves the right to terminate your access to any or all of the Communication Services at any time without notice for any reason whatsoever.

CRRF reserves the right at all times to disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request, or to edit, refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, in CRRF's sole discretion.

Always use caution when giving out any personally identifying information about yourself or your children in any Communication Service. CRRF does not control or endorse the content, messages or information found in any Communication Service and, therefore, CRRF specifically disclaims any liability with regard to the Communication Services and any actions resulting from your participation in any Communication Service. Managers and hosts are not authorized CRRF spokespersons, and their views do not necessarily reflect those of CRRF.

Materials uploaded to a Communication Service may be subject to posted limitations on usage, reproduction and/or dissemination. You are responsible for adhering to such limitations if you download the materials.{mospagebreak}

ONLINE CREDIT CARD PAYMENTS

All payments to CRRF using the online credit card facilities are subject to the following conditions:   
  • If you are registering for a paid event as an event invitee, we may request payment information to conclude the transaction as well as your mailing address or other contact information to ensure authentification and proper delivery. We use industry-standard secure socket layer (SSL) encryption. We do not sell or rent your personal financial information.
  • When you engage in an eCommerce transaction on our site using a credit card, your credit card information, including the number and expiration date and your billing addresses, is passed on to the merchant processor (Moneris) with whom the transaction was placed; only Cvent and the merchant processor with whom you placed the order has access to your credit card information. Your credit card information is stored with each order in the Cvent system just long enough to fully process your transaction. After the transaction has completed, your credit card information is removed from our system for security reasons.
  • You can decline to provide credit card information and any other information through our site at any time. If you should choose to withhold requested information, we will not be able to process your registration.
  • The Cvent registration site has security measures in place to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of information under our control. Cvent protects secure data with industry-standard firewall and password protection systems. Cvent periodically reviews and improves its security and privacy policies as necessary. Cvent only allows pre-authorized individuals access to its servers and to information provided through online registration.
  • To cancel or update your registration, follow the instructions on your confirmation e-mail or go back to the registration link (when it becomes live) to make changes to your registration as well as to any other guests or attendees you registered under your main registration.
Please note that no data transmission over the Internet is infallible. Any information you transmit through our site is done at your own risk. Once we receive your information, we will take every reasonable precaution to ensure its security on our systems.

When you complete the online payment form,  funds will be deducted from your credit card in the currency specified. Payments are debited to the Canadian Race Relations Foundation.

If your payment fails, please use one of the other payment methods described on CRRF website. You may arrange an alternative payment method promptly to ensure access to our services.

CRRF’s terms and conditions for online credit card payments are subject to change at any time.

MATERIALS PROVIDED TO CRRF WEB SITE

CRRF does not claim ownership of the materials you provide to CRRF (including feedback and suggestions) or post, upload, input or submit to CRRF Web Site or its associated services (collectively "Submissions"). However, by posting, uploading, inputting, providing or submitting your Submission you are granting CRRF, its affiliated companies and necessary sublicenses permission to use your Submission in connection with the operation of their Internet businesses including, without limitation, the rights to: copy, distribute, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, reproduce, edit, translate and reformat your Submission; and to publish your name in connection with your Submission.

No compensation will be paid with respect to the use of your Submission, as provided herein. CRRF is under no obligation to post or use any Submission you may provide and may remove any Submission at any time in CRRF’s sole discretion.

By posting, uploading, inputting, providing or submitting your Submission you warrant and represent that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to your Submission as described in this section including, without limitation, all the rights necessary for you to provide, post, upload, input or submit the Submissions.

LIABILITY DISCLAIMER

THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES INCLUDED IN OR AVAILABLE THROUGH THE CRRF WEB SITE MAY INCLUDE INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. CHANGES ARE PERIODICALLY ADDED TO THE INFORMATION HEREIN. CRRF AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS MAY MAKE IMPROVEMENTS AND/OR CHANGES IN THE CRRF WEB SITE AT ANY TIME. ADVICE RECEIVED VIA THE CRRF WEB SITE SHOULD NOT BE RELIED UPON FOR PERSONAL, MEDICAL, LEGAL OR FINANCIAL DECISIONS AND YOU SHOULD CONSULT AN APPROPRIATE PROFESSIONAL FOR SPECIFIC ADVICE TAILORED TO YOUR SITUATION.

CRRF AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE SUITABILITY, RELIABILITY, AVAILABILITY, TIMELINESS, AND ACCURACY OF THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS CONTAINED ON THE CRRF WEB SITE FOR ANY PURPOSE. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, ALL SUCH INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OR CONDITION OF ANY KIND. CRRF AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS HEREBY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS WITH REGARD TO THIS INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS, INCLUDING ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.

TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, IN NO EVENT SHALL CRRF AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF USE, DATA OR PROFITS, ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF THE CRRF WEB SITE, WITH THE DELAY OR INABILITY TO USE CRRF WEB SITE OR RELATED SERVICES, THE PROVISION OF OR FAILURE TO PROVIDE SERVICES, OR FOR ANY INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS OBTAINED THROUGH THE CRRF WEB SITE, OR OTHERWISE ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF THE CRRF WEB SITE, WHETHER BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF CRRF OR ANY OF ITS SUPPLIERS HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF DAMAGES.

BECAUSE SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IF YOU ARE DISSATISFIED WITH ANY PORTION OF THE CRRF WEB SITE, OR WITH ANY OF THESE TERMS OF USE, YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY IS TO DISCONTINUE USING THE CRRF WEB SITE.

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TERMINATION/ACCESS RESTRICTION


CRRF reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate your access to the CRRF Web Site and the related services or any portion thereof at any time, without notice. Use of the CRRF Web Site is unauthorized in any jurisdiction that does not give effect to all provisions of these terms and conditions, including without limitation this paragraph.
 
You agree that no joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship exists between you and CRRF as a result of this agreement or use of the CRRF Web Site. CRRF’s performance of this agreement is subject to existing laws and legal process, and nothing contained in this agreement is in derogation of CRRF’s right to comply with governmental, court and law enforcement requests or requirements relating to your use of the CRRF Web Site or information provided to or gathered by CRRF with respect to such use. If any part of this agreement is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law including, but not limited to, the warranty disclaimers and liability limitations set forth above, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision and the remainder of the agreement shall continue in effect. Unless otherwise specified herein, this agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the user and CRRF with respect to the CRRF Web Site and it supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral or written, between the user and CRRF with respect to the CRRF Web Site. A printed version of this agreement and of any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to this agreement to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form.

COPYRIGHT AND TRADEMARK NOTICES:

All contents of the CRRF Web Site are: Copyright © 2005-2010, Canadian Race Relations Foundation, Fondation Canadienne des Relations Raciales. All rights reserved.

TRADEMARKS
  • The names of actual organizations, companies and products mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners.
  • Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.

NOTICES AND PROCEDURE FOR MAKING CLAIMS OF COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT

Notification of a copyright infringement claim must be submitted to the following:

Canadian Race Relations Foundation
c/o Webmaster-Webmestre  
4576 Yonge Steet, Suite 701
Toronto, Ontario, M2N 6N4

Phone: (416) 952-3500

E-mail:

The notification must be in writing and include:

  • A signature of a person authorised to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed;
  • Identification of each alleged infringing copyrighted work or works;
  • Identification of the allegedly infringing material and information reasonably sufficient to enable us to locate such material;
  • Information reasonably sufficient to enable us to contact the party complaining of an alleged infringement (e.g. an address, telephone number, and e-mail address);
  •  A statement that the complaining party has a good-faith belief that use of the allegedly infringing material in the manner complained of is not authorised by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and
  • A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorised to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
  • Last modified
    2015-07-20