TERMS OF SERVICE GOVERNING USE OF INTERNET CONTENT AND SERVICES OF CANADA’S SPORTS HALL OF FAME
Welcome to www.sportshall.ca, the official website of Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame. Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame (CSHOF) created and manages this website. CSHOF is dedicated to developing, exhibiting, and making accessible its collection of sports photographs, artefacts, and archives. Its mandate is to promote a greater understanding of Canada’s sports history and the athletes and administrators (builders) who have contributed to this history.
Please read the following terms and conditions carefully before using the website. By using this website and its content and services you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following terms, which Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame may change at any time. If you do not agree to any part of the terms set forth below you should not use this website, its content, or services.
CANADA’S SPORTS HALL OF FAME WEBSITE IS PROPERTY OF CANADA’S SPORTS HALL OF FAME
All photographs, text, logos, images, marks, audio, video, and documentation and any other content on the website are property of CSHOF and are protected by Canadian and international copyright laws. CSHOF strictly forbids the reproduction of any content on this website without prior written consent by CSHOF, which may be granted or withheld at the sole discretion of CSHOF.
USES REQUIRING NO PERMISSION
CSHOF website permits the downloading of limited material and to print from our website under these conditions.
Content downloaded from the website is meant for private, individual, or educational use only. Commercial use of any content found on this website is strictly prohibited.
By downloading, printing, or referencing CSHOF website material through its text, images, or files, visitors must agree that they will limit their use of such files as to not exploit or violate CSHOF or any other party’s proprietary rights. Content presented externally from CSHOF website must retain any associated copyright or other proprietary notices, and shall acknowledge its source.
USES REQUIRING PERMISSION
It is forbidden to reproduce any content from the CSHOF website for commercial purposes or capital gain through means of publishing or electronic distribution without the prior written consent of Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame. If you wish to use images or video from our collection, please contact CSHOF with the items you are interested in and the purposes for which you wish to use these items. CSHOF maintains copyright over all its images and retains the right to withdraw its permission to use images presented in an unsuitable or negative context. Any modifications made to CSHOF’s website material are prohibited. This includes text, images, graphics, logos, audio, video and software. In visiting this site, you are agreeing to not exploit, reproduce, distribute, copy, modify or broadcast CSHOF’s intellectual property in other public forums or sites.
SERVICES AND CONTENT PROVIDED BY CANADA’S SPORTS HALL OF FAME
Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame provides a number of services on its website that cater to the dissemination of information intended for personal and educational purposes. Some of the services provided on www.CSHOF.ca include interactive educational games, access to the collection database, online purchasing, and online registration. The CSHOF collections of images, text, logos, design, audio and video samples are included as part of the content of the site. By using any of the services and accessing CSHOF’s “content” you are agreeing to the following:
The information on this website is seen ‘as is’ and CSHOF does not assume responsibility for your visit or your activities on the site.
The content accessible without permission (e.g. downloadable wallpapers, images, and text) should be used solely for non-commercial purposes only, is owned by CSHOF, and is protected by copyright.
There are a number trademarks and logos on www.CSHOF.ca, including, but not limited to, the trademark of Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame. The trademarks of other affiliate institutions may also be featured on the website. The trademark of CSHOF and any other organization found on the site belongs to the respective organization and may not be used without prior written consent, which may or may not be granted at the sole discretion of the organization. Any use of CHSOF or any third party trademarks without consent is expressly prohibited.
CSHOF welcomes other institutions and individuals to create a link to the homepage of www.CSHOF.ca as a normal link. The content found within the CSHOF website may not be reproduced externally on another webpage or by means of an in-line link. If you wish to create a link to a specific page within the site, you must obtain prior written consent from CSHOF after describing the proposed context in which you plan to use the in-line link.
LINKS TO EXTERNAL SITES
CSHOF also carries a number of third party/external links on its website. This is meant to provide additional resources and convenience to the users of the site. CSHOF neither condones nor endorses the information found on these sites and does not accept any responsibility or liability for the content found therein.
CONTENT POSTED TO OR TRANSMITTED FROM THIS SITE
Any content, comments, or information posted or transmitted onto this website by a user shall be deemed by CSHOF to be public information and becomes property of CSHOF. Any information uploaded by a user onto CSHOF website may be reproduced, transmitted, published or broadcast to the public by CSHOF. CSHOF also has access through such forum to any idea or content posted by a user for purposes of developing products or marketing strategies for future CSHOF projects.
MEMBERS’ USES AND CONDUCT
In visiting this website you agree to the terms of services and content. You cannot post or upload any content onto CSHOF that is vulgar, abusive, defamatory, pornographic, libelous, obscene, threatening, invasive of private and publicity rights, violates the rights of others, or presents any otherwise illegal or objectionable acts that could constitute a criminal or otherwise actionable offense. Any such comments/content shall not be tolerated on the CSHOF website. Visitors to the website shall not impersonate or assume the identity another person, organization, or affiliates. The uploading or posting of confidential information is also strictly prohibited. CSHOF does not take responsibility or liability for such actions on its websites.
It is an offense to violate the security of CSHOF website or to modify any content or any intellectual property on the site without authorization. This includes any damage, defilement or alterations to the software, hardware or telecommunications systems governing the data and the overall aesthetics of the CSHOF website including all logos, trademarks, layouts, designs, and all other intellectual property.
CSHOF SPONSORS AND COMMERCIAL PARTNERS
CSHOF is not responsible for any correspondence between the users and the commercial partners found on www.CSHOF.ca. This includes any transactions of products, services, agreements, and payment. CSHOF does not accept any liability for the user dealings between the sponsors, advertisers, and vendors, or with any of the content found in the external links on the website. Should you proceed to engage in a transaction with a sponsor or advertiser or affiliate, all users agree and accept that they do so at their own risk.
USE OF THE SITE BY CHILDREN OR MINORS
CSHOF does not solicit personal information from minors. Minors are required to obtain consent from their legal guardian prior to registration to any of the programs on the CSHOF website. CSHOF also refrains from marketing toward children through the use of advertisements or promotions.
Notices or changes to the CHSOF website may be updated or revised in response to changes in law or policy or for institutional purposes. Please visit this page regularly to apprise yourself of any changes made to this page.
GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR COLLECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
Personal information is collected by Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame (CSHOF) only if you have willingly provided it to us. The personal information that we retain from you will only be used internally and will not be shared with any third-parties, affiliates or other organizations for material or marketing purposes and will remain in the possession of CSHOF.
The web-sever of CSHOF automatically records the IP addresses of all the visitors that visit this site. This does not provide the Hall with any information that would personally identify you as a user-and is meant for statistical purposes only. The information recorded by CSHOF allows the Hall to aggregate data to better view how visitors are using the CSHOF website in regards to database maintenance, network operations and content management.
The Hall will record your email address should you choose to email us, submit a registration form or make a purchase or donation to CSHOF. The personal information that you provide will allow the Hall to properly process any transactions, orders or forms. The Hall may need this information to correspond with you to verify or confirm any electronic submissions you make on Canada’s Sport Hall of Fame website.
ONLINE PURCHASES AND REGISTRATION
In order to make a purchase or submit a registration form on Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame’s website, your personal information is required and must be provided by the registrant or purchaser. Your privacy is protected when making a purchase or submitting any personal information on the Hall website. If you tell us that you wish to have this information used as a basis for further contact with you, we will add you to our database for email distributions.
We do keep track of the domains from which people visit us. We analyze this data for trends and statistics. It is the Hall’s goal to have the information you have submitted on this site be accurate and correct. If your contact information at any point is incorrect or you have changed addresses please inform us and we will ensure that any errors will be corrected within a reasonable amount of time.
Cookies do not monitor your activity on the website. Nor do we disclose cookies to anyone else. There is no information in a cookie that could identify you personally.
CHANGES IN OUR PRIVACY STATEMENT
Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame reserves the right to alter or modify this policy at anytime without notification. It is also our right to disclose any personal information if at anytime there should be an infringement of rights toward the CSHOF property or to its users, sponsors or commercial partners. CSHOF will also provide information to the authorities should there be any unlawful misuse of the website or by government request. CSHOF is linked to a number of different sites on the World Wide Web. We are not responsible for the information, privacy policies or content displayed within those sites.
Effective Date: January 1, 2007