www.creativehuron.ca

 

These are the terms of use for the public.

 

General

Access to and use of all or any part of this website (‘this Site”) is conditional upon your continued acceptance of and compliance with the following provisions.

By continuing to access this Site, you are indicating that you have read, understand, accept and will comply with these Terms of Use. Do not continue to access this Site if you do not agree with any part of these Terms of Use.

This Site is operated by the County of Huron (the County), Economic Development Services (EDS).  If you have any questions please contact Huron County Economic Development Services, 57 Napier Street, Goderich, ON N7A 1W2, or call 1-888-524-8394 ext 3.



 

1. Links to Other Websites

a. This Site contains links to other websites that are created and maintained by, and are under the control of, third parties other than the County.  Those third parties are solely responsible for the information contained within their respective sites. The operators of such sites may impose their own terms of use in connection with access to and use of their sites. It is your responsibility to inform yourself of and to abide by those terms of use.

b. Any specific comment or inquiries regarding those sites should be directed to the operators of those sites.

c. The County does not assume responsibility for the accuracy or appropriateness of the information contained at, or endorse the viewpoints expressed at, such sites. In providing links to such sites, the County is in no way acting as a publisher of the material contained on those other sites and does not seek to control the content of, or maintain any type of editorial control over such sites.  The County has not reviewed, and does not endorse or recommend any of the businesses, events or facilities that may be listed on such sites, and any reliance by you on such listings shall be at your sole risk. A reference or listing on such sites shall not be interpreted as any kind of endorsement or guarantee by the County of availability or quality of the businesses, events or facilities, or of the accuracy of the information concerning such businesses, events or facilities.


d. A link to another site should not be construed to imply that this Site is affiliated or associated with, or is legally authorized to use any trade mark, trade name, logo or copyrighted symbol that may be reflected in the link or the description of the link to such other sites.


e. The mention of another party or its product or service on this Site is not to be construed as an endorsement of that party or its product or service.

f. Although we attempt to verify all links on a regular basis, there is a possibility that a particular site you are attempting to link to is not operational. We would be pleased to hear from you at 1-888-524-8394 ext. 3 or invest@huroncounty.ca if you have found what appears to be a broken link.

 

2. No Warranties



a. The information and services provided on this Site are provided as a public service. Although we endeavour to ensure that the content, information and services are as current and accurate as possible, errors may occur. Therefore, we cannot guarantee the quality, accuracy, completeness or timeliness of the information and services provided.


b. The County has not reviewed, and does not endorse or recommend any of the businesses, events or facilities that may be listed on this Site, and any reliance by you on such listings shall be at your sole risk. A reference or listing on this Site shall not be interpreted as any kind of endorsement or guarantee of availability or quality of the businesses, events or facilities, or of the accuracy of the information concerning such businesses, events or facilities.


c. The County assumes no obligation to update the content or information or advise on further developments concerning topics mentioned.


d. Information, content and services provided may be changed without notice.

e. Access to this Site is provided on an “as is” basis. You should not assume that your use of this Site will be error free or that this Site will operate without interruption or error.

 

3. No Liability



a. The County disclaims all warranties, representations and conditions regarding use of this Site or the information or services provided, including all implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, whether express or implied, or arising from a course of dealing, usage or trade practice.


b. The County is not responsible for any direct, indirect, special, incidental, consequential, punitive or any other damages whatsoever and howsoever caused, arising out of any errors or omissions by the County or out of or in connection with this Site or the use of this Site or any delay or inability to use this Site or from reliance on the County or this Site or any information, content, products or services obtained through this Site, including without limitation any loss of use, lost data, lost profits, business interruption, personal injury, or any other pecuniary or nonpecuniary loss, whether based on negligence, breach of contract or any other cause of action, even if the County has been informed of the possibility thereof.



 

4. Indemnity



To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, you will defend, indemnify and hold harmless the County, its affiliates and partner organizations and companies, and each of their respective directors, officers, employees, consultants and agents from and against all claims, liability, and expenses, including all legal fees and costs, arising out of:



(i) your breach of these Terms of Use; or 


(ii) your use of this Site, the content contained in this Site and the placement or transmission of any information or other materials on this Site made by you or others using your account.


You agree to promptly notify the County immediately after you become aware of any unauthorized use of your account and to take such reasonable steps as are necessary to prevent any reoccurrence of such event.



 

5. Ownership

a. All rights including copyright in this Site and all of the information and materials found thereon, including without limitation those portion of the HTML code not governed by the General Public Licence (GPL), and any other code used to generate any portion of this Site, belong to the County or third parties who have granted a licence to the County to use their property. None of the content, information and materials found on this Site are to be copied, reproduced, republished, distributed, sold, transferred or modified without the County’s prior express written permission. No derivative works or compilations are to be made of any of the content, information or materials found on this Site without the County’s prior express written permission. Any trademarks, logos, service marks, official marks or other marks displayed on this Site are the property of the County or third parties and nothing on this Site is to be construed as granting, whether by implication, estoppel or otherwise, any licence or other right to use any such trademarks, logos, service marks, official marks or other marks without the prior express written permission of their owners.


b. All rights, including copyright, in any information (including articles and other content) linked to from but not hosted on this Site continue to be owned by their respective owners.



Any rights not expressly granted in these Terms of Use are expressly reserved.


 

6. Confidentiality Warning



Although the County takes all commercially reasonable measures to maintain the security of this Site, the Internet is not a secure medium and privacy and security cannot be ensured. Internet e-mail is especially vulnerable to interception and forging.  The County will not be responsible for any damages you may suffer as a result of transmitting confidential information through the internet, or implicitly or explicitly authorizing the County or others to send confidential information to you in this manner.



 

7. Unlawful and Prohibited Uses

a. You may not modify, copy, transmit, distribute, display, publish or reproduce this Site or any part thereof for any purpose, except as permitted by these Terms of Use or any specific written permission obtained from the County.


b. You agree that your use of this Site, and the information and services provided, will not violate any applicable local, provincial, state, federal, national, international or other laws, including but not limited to any regulations having the force of law. Some jurisdictions may have restrictions on the use of the Internet by their residents.


c. You agree that you will not use this Site, and the information and services provided, for any purpose that is prohibited by these Terms of Use. Actions that you agree not to take include, without limitation:



(i) taking or attempting to take any action that grants or would grant you access to this Site to an extent greater than authorized by the County;


(ii) taking or attempting to take any action that results or would result in any unauthorized modification, addition or deletion to this Site;


(iii) taking or attempting to take any action that violates or would violate the security of this Site;


(iv) taking or attempting to take any action that imposes or would impose an unreasonable or excessively large load on this Site’s resources or infrastructure;


(v) knowingly providing false or misleading information to the County.



 

8. Linking to this Site



You agree that you will not without the County express prior written consent:

(i) direct links to pages within this Site (otherwise than to its home page), including without limitation direct links to search functions;


(ii) re-use or re-display any content or modification of any content on this Site; or


(iii) redeliver any content of this Site by use of ‘frames’ or otherwise.



 

9. Choice of Law

The laws of the Province of Ontario and of Canada shall govern as to the interpretation, validity and effect of these Terms of Use despite any conflict of laws provisions of your domicile, residence or physical location. You hereby consent and submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the Province of Ontario in any action or proceeding instituted under or related to these Terms of Use or your use of this Site or of the content, information and services provided.



 

10. General



a. Use of this Site is not authorized in any jurisdiction that does not give effect to all provisions of these Terms of Use including, without limitation, this paragraph.


b. No joint venture, partnership, employment or agency relationship is created as a result of these Terms of Use or your use of this Site.

c. If any term or condition of these Terms of Use, or the application thereof to any persons or circumstances, is to any extent invalid or unenforceable, the remainder of these Terms of Use, and the application of such term or condition to persons or circumstances other than those as to which it is held invalid or unenforceable, shall not be affected thereby, and the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision.

d. A printed version of these Terms of Use and of any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in any proceeding based upon or relating to these Terms of Use to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form in the ordinary course of business.

e. Reliance on Twitter, YouTube, Vimeo, Posterous, Facebook and other social media services is governed by the terms and conditions of the aforementioned services and by the Relying Party Agreement.


f. Reliance on Twitter, YouTube, Vimeo, Posterous, Facebook and other social media services shall constitute acceptance of the terms and conditions of the aforementioned services and by the Relying Party Agreement.

 

11. Amendments to these Terms of Use

The County reserves the right to change these Terms of Use at any time. Notice of any such changes will be posted on this Site’s home page. Your use of this Site is governed by the Terms of Use in effect at the time of such use. You should therefore check these Terms of Use periodically.