Terms and Conditions of use


Welcome to Citizens for Responsible Development Ottawa (CRDO). By accessing, using, or contributing to the Site, you agree to abide by the Terms and Conditions of Use. These Terms and Conditions of use are subject to change at anytime and without notice. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of such changes will constitute your assent to any and all such changes. Please visit this section of the Site periodically to review the current version of the Terms and Conditions of Use.

The Site is a blog that contains opinions and commentaries. All content provided on this blog is for informational purposes only. The owner or owners of this blog and its authors makes no representations or warranties in relation to this website or the information and materials provided on this website. The owner or owners and the authors will not be liable for any errors or omissions in this information nor for the availability of this information. The owner or owners, authors, contributors and administrators of this blog will not be liable for any losses, injuries, or damages from the display or use of this information. This blog is provided “as is” and “as available” without warranties of any kind, either express or implied. Without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing paragraph, the owner or owners of this blog and its authors, contributors and administrators do not warrant that:

– this website will be constantly available, timely, or available at all; and/or that

– the information on this website is complete, true, accurate, error-free or non-misleading

Nothing on this website constitutes, or is meant to constitute, advice of any kind. If you require advice in relation to any legal, financial, medical or any other matter you should consult an appropriate professional.

To the extend not prohibited by applicable law, CRDO and any of its owner or owners, authors, contributors and administrators will not be liable for any damages of any kind arising from the use of or inability to use the site. You expressly agree that your use of the site is solely and completely at your own risk. Under no circumstances can CRDO and any of its owner or owners, authors, contributors and administrators be liable for any direct, indirect, special or consequential damages including but not limited to loss of profits, loss of income or loss of business opportunity, regardless of the nature of the claim or the form of action arising out of or connected with the site in any way including but not limited to its operation, content, or the information or material contained in it, or the use of or inability to use any site linked to it, or any content contained in any such site or the Terms and Privacy Policy applicable to any such site.

Some jurisdictions do not allow the disclaimer of certain warranties, so portions of the above disclaimer may not apply to you.

To utilize the Site or certain portions thereof, you may be required to complete a registration process and establish an account. CRDO reserves the right to terminate your account or restrict access or to delete any content posted to the CRDO Site, with or without notice, for any or for no reason, and without any liability to you.

You understand that material made available by CRDO is a product of a community effort and does not necessarily represent the views of CRDO. CRDO assumes no responsibility for the accuracy, suitability, or completeness of any content provided. CRDO may not review all material made available through comments posted and websites links. You also understand no such linking implies in any way that CRDO endorses or is affiliated with any third-party website. You agree that CRDO bears no responsibility or liability for any content accessed or harm caused from any third-party website. You shall not attempt or engage in potentially harmful acts that are directed against the Site including, without limitation, the following:

(a) Using the Site in contravention of any other agreement to which you are a party,

(b) causing, allowing, or assisting any other person to impersonate you in any way;

(c) forging user names, manipulating identifiers, or otherwise impersonating any other person or misrepresenting your identity or affiliation with any person or entity;

(d) violating or attempting to violate any security features of the Site;

Content you post may not be illegal, obscene, defamatory, threatening, infringing of intellectual property rights, invasive of privacy or otherwise injurious or objectionable in any way.

CRDO may not pre-screen or regularly review any contributed content, yet has the right (though not the obligation) to remove, without notice, any content posted which CRDO considers, for any reason, to be a violation these Terms and Conditions of Use or to be outside the subject scope. CRDO may terminate any account with or without notice, for posting such content.

By posting or contributing content to the Site, you are granting CRDO a non-exclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, and worldwide license to use your content in connection with the operation of the Site and/or for educational or other purposes, including, without limitation, the license rights to copy, distribute, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, reproduce, edit, translate and reformat your content, and/or to incorporate it into a collective work.

By posting any content, you represent and warrant that (a) you have all rights to such posted content, including but not limited to any consent, authorization, release, clearance or license from any third party (including, but not limited to, any release related to rights of privacy or publicity) necessary for you to provide, post, upload, input or submit the content in any way or (b) that such content is in the public domain or that your use of such content constitutes fair use. You further represent and warrant that posting such content does not violate or constitute the infringement of any patent, copyright, trademark, trade secret, right of privacy, right of publicity, moral rights, or other intellectual property right recognized by any applicable jurisdiction of any person or entity, or otherwise constitute the breach of any agreement with any other person or entity. You further represent and warrant that the posted content is your own work or work you are authorized to submit, and that the posted content does not contain any threatening, harassing, libelous, false, defamatory, offensive, obscene, or pornographic, material, or other material that would violate any other applicable law or regulation. You agree that you will not knowingly and with intent to defraud provide material and misleading information. You represent and warrant that the content you supply does not violate the Terms and Conditions of Use.

You acknowledge and agree to indemnify and hold CRDO and any of its owner or owners, authors, contributors and administrators, harmless, including costs and attorneys’ fees, from any claim or demand made by any third party due to or arising out of your use of the Site.

CRDO disclaims all responsibility and liability for the availability, timeliness, security or reliability of the Site, or any software, downloads and any other content provided through the Site.

Failure on the part of CRDO to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms and Conditions shall not be deemed a waiver of such right or provision in that or any other instance.

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