Access to This Site
To utilize some of the resources this Site has to offer, you may be asked to provide certain registration details or other information. It is a condition of your use of this Site that all the information that you provide to this Site will be correct, current, and complete. If RSIC believes that the information you provide is not correct, current, or complete, RSIC has the right to refuse you access to this Site or any of its resources, and to terminate or suspend your access at any time. However, RSIC has no obligation to verify the accuracy, currency, completeness or usefulness of any information that you have provided. Certain sections of this Site may only be accessible with the use of a username and password that may be provided to you by RSIC upon your completion of RSIC’s user registration form. Upon submission of the user registration form to RSIC, RSIC may provide you, at its sole discretion, which may be unreasonably withheld, with a username and password via electronic mail to the address submitted by you to access the secure sections of this Site. RSIC reserves the right to cancel your username and password at its sole discretion, without notice to you, at any time.
Restrictions on Use
The Site and any other World Wide Website owned, operated, licensed by RSIC accessible from this Site, contains text, graphics, photos, software, logos, icons, Educational Content, as hereinafter defined, and other materials (“Site Content”) furnished by RSIC or its licensor. The Site Content is protected under Canadian copyright and trade-mark laws and other laws of Canada and other nations. All Site Content, including the collection, arrangement, and assembly of such content, is the exclusive property of RSIC and its licensors. You may not copy, sell, license, transfer, publish, reproduce, modify, display, reverse engineer, decompile, disassemble, adapt, translate, transmit, arrange, bundle, sublicense, export, merge, loan, rent, lease, assign, share, outsource, host, distribute in any way, prepare derivative works based on, re-post, make available to any person or otherwise use, either directly or indirectly, any of the Site Content, in whole or in part, in any form or by any means whatsoever, be they physical, electronic or otherwise, for any public or commercial purpose, without the prior written consent of RSIC. Notwithstanding the previous sentence, RSIC hereby grants you limited permission to copy, download, reproduce and distribute certain text and graphics accessible on the Site which are specifically identified by RSIC as freely downloadable or as educational material for your non-commercial use only (“Educational Content”).
Permission is granted to you to download and make one printed copy of the Site Content, excluding Educational Content, for your own private, non-commercial use only, without alterations, so long as the following copyright notice is included: “Copyright 2009 The Radiation Safety Institute of Canada. All rights reserved.” You do not acquire any ownership rights by downloading Site Content from the Site.
Trade-marks, service marks, and logos appearing in this Site are the property of RSIC or the party that provided the trade-marks, service marks, and logos to RSIC. RSIC and any party that provided trade-marks, service marks, and logos to RSIC retain all rights with respect to any of their respective trade-marks, service marks, and logos appearing in this Site. Nothing contained in this Site should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any license or right to use any trade-mark displayed on this Site.
Conduct and the Use of the Site and Submissions
(a) RSIC expects that you will access and use the Site in a professional, responsible and business-like manner in accordance with applicable laws. As a visitor to the Site, you may have the opportunity to post comments, submit questions or other information or otherwise engage in dialogue with representatives of RSIC through the sending of email to the Site. RSIC welcomes your content, remarks, suggestions, ideas, graphics, and other information communicated to RSIC by you through this Site (collectively, a “Submission” is through firstname.lastname@example.org) so long as such Submissions are in accordance with RSIC’s content policy, as discussed below in section (b) and are not obscene, illegal, threatening, defamatory, invasive of privacy, infringing of third party intellectual property or privacy rights, or otherwise injurious to third parties, and do not consist of or contain software viruses, commercial solicitation, chain letters, political campaigning, or any form of spam. You are prohibited from using a false e-mail address, from impersonating another person or entity, or otherwise misleading RSIC as to your identity when you are on the Site or otherwise communicating with RSIC.
(c) You further agree that you shall use this Site for lawful purposes only and represent and warrant that you will not use the Site to:
(d) Any breach of the above representations, covenants and warranties will result in immediate termination of your use of the Site, and, if appropriate, referral to relevant law enforcement authorities.
Disclaimer of Warranties/Limitation of Liability
You understand that RSIC cannot and does not guarantee or warrant that files available for downloading from the Internet will be free of viruses, worms, Trojan horses or other code that may manifest contaminating or destructive properties. You are responsible for implementing sufficient procedures and checkpoints to satisfy your particular requirements for accuracy of data input and output, and for maintaining a means external to this Site for the reconstruction of any lost data. RSIC does not assume any responsibility or risk for your use of the Internet.
You, and not RSIC, assume the entire cost of all necessary servicing, repair or correction in the event of any loss or damage arising from the use of this Site or its Content. Any Content downloaded or otherwise obtained through your use of the Site is used by you at your own risk and you will be solely responsible for any damage to your computer systems or loss of data that results from the downloading of such material. RSIC does not represent or warrant that the Content, the Site, its servers or email sent from the Site are free from viruses or other harmful components.
The Content is provided for informational purposes only, is not necessarily complete and up-to-date and should not be used to replace any written reports, statements, or notices provided by RSIC. Employers, employees and other persons should use the Content in the same manner as any other educational medium and should not rely on the Content to the exclusion of their own professional judgment. Information obtained by using this Site is not exhaustive and does not cover all issues, topics, or facts that may be relevant to your goals.
RSIC makes no representations, warranties or conditions regarding the completeness, accuracy, availability or appropriateness of the Site, the Content or its usefulness for your purposes. For greater clarity, RSIC does not represent or warrant that (i) the functions or Content contained in this Site will be uninterrupted, reliable, accurate, complete, suitable, valid, truthful, error-free or will meet your requirements in any way; (ii) that defects will be corrected, or that this site or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or other harmful components; (iii) the use of the Content and the Site will be timely, secure, or error-free; (iv) the results that may be obtained from your use of the Content and the Site will be accurate, beneficial or reliable; or (v) the quality of any Content obtained by you through your use of the Site will meet your expectations. The Content may include technical inaccuracies or typographical errors, and RSIC may make changes or improvements at any time.
In no event shall RSIC, its directors, officers, employees, affiliates, Third Party Providers, service providers, agents or advisors be liable to you or any other person or entity for any direct, indirect, exemplary, incidental, consequential or punitive damages, including lost profits, loss of income, loss of anticipated sales, loss of opportunities, business interruption, failure to realize unexpected savings, damage to property, claims of third parties, loss of goodwill, use, data or other intangible losses or other economic loss arising from: (i) your use or inability to use the Site, the Content or any site to which you hyperlink from the Site; (ii) any third party claims that the use by you of the Content violates any intellectual property right or privacy right; (iii) any failure of performance of the Site or the Content, whether related to error, omission, interruption, defect, delay in operation or transmission, computer viruses or line failure; or (iv) any other matters relating to this Site, any Submissions or the Content, based in contract, negligence, strict liability, fundamental breach, failure of essential purpose or otherwise, whether or not RSIC had any knowledge, actual or constructive, that you might incur such damages.
Your use of this Site is at your own risk. Everything on the Site, including the Content, is provided “as is” and “as available” without representations, warranties, guarantees or conditions of any kind, either express or implied. RSIC expressly disclaims all representations, warranties, guarantees and conditions, including any implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title, quiet enjoyment or non-infringement or those arising out a course of dealing or usage of trade for the SITE to the fullest extent permissible under applicable law. Certain jurisdictions do not allow limitations on implied warranties or conditions or the exclusion or limitation of certain damages. If these laws apply to you, some or all of the above disclaimers, exclusions or limitations may not apply to you, and you may have additional rights.
If, notwithstanding the foregoing, RSIC should be found liable for any loss or damages which arise out of or are in any way connected with any of the above described functions or uses of this Site or its Content, the maximum liability of RSIC will in no event exceed, in the aggregate, CDN$100.
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No Agency; Third Party Beneficiary
You may not assign, convey, subcontract or delegate your rights, duties or obligations hereunder without the prior written consent of RSIC. RSIC may assign its rights, duties and obligations hereunder without prior written notice to you. This Agreement shall enure to the benefit of and be binding upon the parties and their respective successors and permitted assigns.
When you visit the Site or send e-mail to us, you are communicating with RSIC electronically. You consent to receive communications from RSIC electronically. RSIC will communicate with you by e-mail or by posting notices on the Site. You agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures, and other communications that RSIC provides electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.