Terms of Use

This Web site is operated and owned by CSA Group (“CSA”). By accessing and using this Web site, you are agreeing to be bound by these Terms of Use. CSA reserves the right to modify or amend these Terms at any time and for any reason. If we make any significant changes to our Terms, clear notice will be posted on this Web site.

Intellectual Property

CSA is the owner of the contents of this Web site, such as the goods and services provided through the site, all information, text, publications, documents, opinions, views, graphics, images, HTML code, multimedia clips, Java code, and the selection and arrangement of information (“Materials”), except as otherwise noted to the contrary. The unauthorized use, modification or copying of the Materials may violate copyright, trademark, patent and other laws that protect CSA’s intellectual property, and may give rise to a right in CSA to seek legal redress for such use, modification, copying or disclosure. You may download and print Materials from this site for personal, non-commercial use only. You must retain all copyright and other proprietary notices displayed on the original Materials. CSA reserves all other intellectual property rights in the Materials. Any use, reproduction or dissemination of the Materials for public or commercial purposes is strictly prohibited except as permitted by a license agreement entered into between you and CSA.

Disclaimer of Warranties

The Materials included on this site are provided for convenience and informational purposes. The Materials are provided AS IS, without any representations, warranties or conditions of any kind, express or implied, including but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose or non-infringement of intellectual property rights. Further, no representations or warranties are made concerning the accuracy, completeness, timeliness or reliability of the Materials, or of any information contained in any site linked to this Web site. CSA reserves the right to make changes and corrections to the Materials at any time, without notice. CSA does not warrant or guarantee uninterrupted or error-free access to this Web site, to any site linked to this Web site, or to the availability of Internet e-mail links provided on this Web site. Absent the use of encryption, the Internet is not a secure medium and the confidentiality of communications and transmissions through the Internet cannot be ensured by CSA.

Exclusion of Liability

CSA has no control and takes no responsibility for the non-delivery, loss, delay, defect or alteration to communications and transmissions through the Internet. CSA will not be responsible for any damages you or any third party may suffer as a result of the transmission of confidential information through the Internet e-mail links or fill-in forms on this Web site. IN NO EVENT SHALL CSA, ITS VOLUNTEERS, MEMBERS, SUBSIDIARIES OR AFFILIATED COMPANIES, OR THEIR EMPLOYEES, DIRECTORS OR OFFICERS BE LIABLE TO A WEB SITE USER OR ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, INJURY, LOSS, COSTS OR EXPENSES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO LOST REVENUE OR GOODWILL, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, LOST OR DAMAGED DATA OR ANY OTHER COMMERCIAL OR ECONOMIC LOSS, WHETHER BASED IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE) OR ANY OTHER THEORY OF LIABILITY. The foregoing exclusion shall apply even if CSA has been advised or should have known of the possibility of such damages.

Hyperlinks

Links Provided on this Site

This Web site contains hyperlinks to other sites that are provided solely as a convenience to you. These other sites were independently developed by parties other than CSA and CSA assumes no responsibility for the accuracy or appropriateness of the information or links contained on such sites. The inclusion of any link to another site does not imply endorsement of the content or practices of any such site by CSA. If you decide to access linked third party Web sites, CSA disclaims any warranty or liability for damages associated to the use of such links.

Linking to CSA’s Site

In order to establish a hyperlink to the Home Page of CSA’s Web site, you must contact us to obtain CSA’s approval of the link. You may only use the text and images provided or approved by CSA, in the manner and location specified by CSA, and you must abide by the terms and conditions provided by CSA at that time. If approval of the link is granted, CSA will be providing you with a non-exclusive, limited license to use CSA’s trade-marks solely for the purpose of hyperlinking to CSA’s site.

Computer Viruses

While CSA makes reasonable efforts to ensure that all Materials provided on this Web Site, and all e-mail communications sent by CSA representatives, do not contain computer viruses, CSA cannot guarantee that a virus will not be distributed. You are responsible to take the appropriate precautions to scan communications for computer viruses. Under no circumstances will CSA be liable in any way for the unintentional distribution of any such viruses. You must not intentionally, and by using this Web site you agree to use best efforts not to, post or send communications to CSA that contain viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time bombs, or other computer programming routines that are intended to damage, detrimentally interfere with, or surreptitiously intercept any system, data or information.

CSA On-Line Workspace Terms of Service

If you are a CSA Committee member, please review the On-Line Workspace Terms of Service upon logging into the Members Only section of the site.

General

If you access this Web site from outside of Canada, you do so at your own risk and are responsible for compliance with the laws of your jurisdiction. These Terms of Use are governed by and shall be interpreted in accordance with the laws of the province of Ontario and the laws of Canada. If any provision of these Terms of Use is found to be invalid by any court having competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of such provision shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of these Terms of Use, which shall remain in full force and effect.