Terms of Use Agreement

Welcome to Canadian Foodgrains Bank’s website. By using this website, you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following Terms of Use.Please review these Terms carefully. If you do not agree to these Terms, you should not use this website in any manner whatsoever. The terms “Canadian Foodgrains Bank”, “us”, “we” and “our” all refer to Canadian Foodgrains Bank, the owner of this website. The term “you” refers to the user or viewer of this website.

1.    Acceptance of Agreement

You agree to the terms and conditions outlined in this Agreement with respect to any use that you may make of this website. This Agreement constitutes the entire and only agreement between us and you with respect to any such use. This agreement may be amended by us at any time or from time to time without specific notice to you. The latest agreement will be posted on this website (and appropriately date-stamped), and you should review any amended agreement prior to re-using this website. Whether or not you review this agreement, in its initial or any amended version, you will be bound by its terms.

2.    Objective of this Website

The objective of this website is to help people deepen their understanding of global hunger and food security issues, learn more about the work of Canadian Foodgrains Bank, and support our efforts to end global hunger.

3.    Permitted Use

You are granted a non-exclusive, non-transferable and revocable license to access and use this website solely for your personal and non-commercial purposes in accordance with this Agreement.

4.    Prohibited Uses

Your license to access and use this website and any information provided in or by this website is subject to the following restrictions and prohibitions.  You agree not to:

(a) modify, disrupt, impair, alter or interfere with the use, features, functions, operation or maintenance of this website; or

(b) gain unauthorized access to this website, other users’ accounts, names, personally identifiable information or other computers, websites or pages, connected or linked to this website; or

(c) use this website in any manner that violates any applicable federal, provincial, state or other law; or

(d) otherwise use this website in any manner that would constitute a breach of this Agreement.

5.    Copyright and Other Intellectual Property Rights

While this website and all of its content is protected under applicable copyrights, trademarks and other intellectual property rights, you may (unless otherwise indicated) copy, share and distribute any of this content on other websites, blogs, worship or educational materials or publications, or for any other purpose that is consistent with and not prohibited by this Agreement, so long as you:

(a) are doing so for personal and non-commercial purposes;

(b) do not claim ownership of any of this content;

(c) reproduce any copyright, trademark or other intellectual property right notice, and credit Canadian Foodgrains Bank as the source of this content; and

(d) provide a link to this website in the event that your copying, sharing or distribution of such content is done electronically.

For greater certainty, we own the copyright in all of the content of this website that is original to us, and in our selection, coordination, arrangement and enhancement of this content, with the entire content of this website being protected by copyright as a collective work and/or compilation under applicable copyright laws.

6.    Links to other Websites

This website contains links to other websites. While we use reasonable efforts to satisfy ourselves that these links are appropriate and in working order when the links are first posted, we do not do so on an ongoing basis. As a result, we are not responsible for the content, accuracy or opinions expressed in any linked website, or for the privacy practices or safety of any of these links.

7.    Use at Your Own Risk

Although we strive for accuracy, mistakes can happen and information on this website may be incorrect or incomplete. This website and all of its content are provided “as is” and “as available”. No representations, warranties or conditions of any nature are provided by us regarding this website, any such information, or any links to other websites. The implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, merchantable quality, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement are specifically disclaimed. As a result, your use of this website and of any information provided in or by this website (including by any linked website) is at your own risk.

8.    Agreement regarding Liability

(a) Regardless of circumstances and regardless of the form of action, whether in contract under this Agreement or in tort (including negligence), we shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental or consequential losses or damages of any nature or kind whatsoever which relate to your use of this website, even if we may have been advised of the possibility of such losses or damages or such losses or damages were reasonably foreseeable.

(b)  If you are dissatisfied with this website, with any of the content on this website, with this Agreement or with anything else that relates to this website, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using this website.

(c) You agree to indemnify us and to hold us harmless from and against any and all liabilities, losses, damages, expenses and claims of any nature or kind whatsoever, including reasonable attorney’s fees, directly or indirectly related to your use of this website and/or your violation of any provision of this Agreement.

(d) Canadian Foodgrains Bank could not make this website and its content available to you in the absence of Sections 6 and 7 and this Section 8.

9.    Changes to this Website

We reserve the right in our sole discretion, at any time and without liability or notice to you, to make changes to the features or functionality of this website, to edit, delete or add any content appearing on this website, or to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, all or any portion of this website, including any links to other websites.

10.    Privacy Policy

Our Privacy Policy, as it may change from time to time, is a part of this Agreement.  You may review this Privacy Policy by clicking on this link.

11.    Legal Compliance

You agree to comply with all applicable domestic and international laws, statutes, ordinances and regulations regarding your use of this website and any information provided in or by this website.

12.    Unlawful Activity

We reserve the right to investigate complaints or reported violations of this Agreement and to take any action we deem appropriate in response to any such complaint or report.

13.    Governing Law

This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Province of Manitoba and the federal laws of Canada applicable therein (without regard to conflict of laws provisions or your domicile, residence or physical location). You hereby consent and submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the province of Manitoba in any action or proceeding related to this website. Notwithstanding the foregoing, we can enforce this Agreement in any court of competent jurisdiction.

14.    General Provisions

Should any part of this Agreement be held invalid or unenforceable, that portion shall be severed from this Agreement and the remaining portions shall remain in full force and effect. To the extent that any other information on this website is inconsistent with this Agreement, this Agreement shall take precedence. Our failure to enforce any provision of this Agreement shall not be deemed a waiver of such provision nor of the right to enforce such provision. This Agreement enures to our benefit and to the benefit of our successors and assigns, and is binding on you, together with your heirs, executors, administrators and successors.You and we have required and agreed that this Agreement be drawn up only in English and not in any other language. Vous et nous avons demandé et convenu que cette entente soit rédigée seulement que dans la langue anglaise et dans aucune autre langue. All of our rights under this Agreement shall survive any termination of this Agreement for any reason whatsoever.

Effective Date: March 1, 2012