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Terms of Use

Greater Essex County District School Board

Please review these Terms of Use carefully. By accessing, using or purchasing a product or service on www.publicboard.ca, (the "Site", which includes any subsites related to this website) you accept and agree to comply with the following Terms of Use. If you do not agree with these Terms of Use, you should immediately discontinue any use of this Site. These Terms of Use are subject to change from time to time. You should visit this web page periodically to review the Terms of Use that govern your transactions and are binding on you.

License

The Greater Essex County District School Board ("The Board") grants you a limited non-exclusive, non-transferable license to access and make personal use of the Site for non-commercial purposes, provided the Site is not modified or downloaded (other than page caching) unless expressly authorized by The Board. You will be fully responsible for any consequences resulting from any use. This license does not include any right for resale or commercial use of the Site or its content. No derivative use of the Site or its contents or any use of data mining, robots, or similar data-gathering and extraction tools are permitted. Any unauthorized use of the Site will terminate the license and all the limited rights or permission granted by The Board.

eServices applications

If you access eService applications on or through www.publicboard.ca, you may be subject to different terms of use. Please review these carefully prior to using these applications.

Participation in online discussion groups, comments and other communications

You may post or submit comments, suggestions, ideas, questions, or other information to The Board, provided the content is not illegal, obscene, defamatory, threatening, an invasion of privacy, objectionable or infringing on the intellectual property rights of third parties, and does not consist of or contain software viruses, commercial solicitation or any form of "spam". You must not use a false e-mail address, impersonate any person or entity, or otherwise mislead as to the origin of such content.
If you post or submit comments, suggestions, ideas, questions, or other information ("Material"), you grant The Board an irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free, right to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, and display such content or material world-wide. You irrevocably waive all moral rights to such Material. You represent and warrant that you own or otherwise control all rights to any Material posted or submitted and that your Material does not violate these Terms of Use or other Board policy and will not cause injury to any person or entity; and that you will indemnify The Board for all losses or claims resulting from Material you supply. Please see our privacy statement for more information.
The Board takes no responsibility and assumes no liability for any Material posted by you or any third party. The Board reserves the right to monitor and edit or remove any activity or material or inactivate any account that appears to violate these Terms of Use or guidelines for participating in an online discussion.

Limitation of liability, disclaimer of warranties and conditions

The Contents, products and services are provided in good faith on an "AS IS" basis and were current at the time of posting for use on the Site.
The Board disclaims all warranties or conditions, express or implied, in respect of the Contents, products and services encompassed by these Terms of Use, including without limitation, implied warranties and conditions of merchantability and fitness for any particular purpose or non-infringement. This disclaimer applies to the fullest possible extent in jurisdictions that limit the exclusion of implied warranties.
The Board is not responsible for any liability for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential or other damages resulting from the use, misuse or misinterpretation of any content, products or services provided by this Site.

Indemnity

You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless The Board and its officials, officers, employees and authorized representatives from and against any liability, loss, injury (including injuries resulting in death), demand, action, cost, expense, or claim of any kind, including but not limited to lawyer's fees, relating in any way to your use of the Contents, products or services provided by this Site.

Links

Links to third-party Web sites are provided solely as a convenience to you. These other Web sites were independently developed by parties other than The Board and The Board assumes no responsibility for the accuracy or appropriateness of the information contained in such Web sites. The inclusion of any link to another Web site does not imply an endorsement by The Board and should not be construed as an endorsement of that party or its product or services. If you decide to access linked third party Web sites, you do so entirely at your own risk. When you visit another site, please review its terms of use.
You are granted a limited, revocable, and nonexclusive right to create a hyperlink to the Site, so long as the link does not portray The Board, its officials, its employees, or its Content, products or services in a false, misleading, derogatory, or otherwise offensive matter. You may not use any logo or other proprietary graphic or trademark as part of the link without express written permission.
Site policies, modification and severability
We reserve the right to make changes to our Site, policies or Terms of Use and provide any additional terms at any time. The changes or additional terms are effective immediately upon their posting on the Site. Your use of the Site will be subject to the Terms of Use posted on the Site at the time of use. In the event any of these conditions should be determined to be invalid, void, or for any reason unenforceable, that condition will be deemed to be severable and will not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining condition.

Termination

If you violate these Terms of Use or other policies and guidelines posted on this Site, your permission to use the Content automatically and immediately terminates and you must immediately destroy any copies you have made of the Content. The Board reserves all of its rights at law and in equity.
Governing law and jurisdiction
The use of the Site and any purchase made on this Site are governed by the laws in force in the Province of Ontario and Canada. You agree and submit to the exclusive personal jurisdiction and venue of the courts located in Toronto, Ontario. The United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods will not apply.

Further information

Any use beyond the scope permitted by these Terms of Use requires express written permission from The Board. The requirements for obtaining written permission may include but are not limited to an additional formal license agreement to which a license fee may apply. Contact Us for a link or a telephone number to request further information.
 
 
 
   


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