Legal Stuff: Policies, Terms and Conditions

Legal Stuff: Policies, Terms and Conditions

This page sets out the legal issues, policies, terms and conditions that you may need to know about when you use our website. Some of it may seem a bit complicated, but what it boils down to is that we aim to be fair and honest in our dealings with you, and we expect you to be fair and honest in your dealings with us.

In the case of conflict between the legal terms and conditions displayed on this page and any found elsewhere on the website, those displayed here will take precedence.

By continuing to use this website, you agree to our terms and conditions.

Copyright Statement
Use of Trademarks
Cookies and Web Beacons
Privacy Policy
Disclaimer
Advertisements and Recommendations
Submission of Original Photos
Written Communications

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If you require any further information regarding anything on this page, please contact us, and we’ll do our best to assist you.

Copyright Statement

All original material, except where otherwise identified, copyright © 2011 inside-guide-to-ottawa.com. All rights reserved. All content and graphics on this site are protected by Canadian copyright laws and international treaties, and may not be copied or reproduced without the express written permission of the copyright owner.

Please note that reproduction for commercial purposes is strictly prohibited.

We welcome and encourage links from other relevant websites and blogs, and you may link to this site without our permission. Most of the pages on the site carry a Link to this Page button that will help you to do this easily. However, if you wish to use copyrighted material from our site on your own site or blog, you should contact us for permission, which may be given, subject to conditions including, but not limited to, proper attribution, and a live link to the site wherever possible.

Use of Trademarks

All trademarks and registered trademarks, whether or not so identified, are acknowledged to be the property of their respective owners. The use of a trademark does not imply that such use has been authorised, endorsed or sponsored by the trademark owner.

Cookies and Web Beacons

This website uses cookies, which are text files placed on your computer, and web beacons, sometimes known as clear GIFs or pixel tags, which are small strings of HTML code placed on a web page, for navigational purposes and to help us analyse how our visitors use this website. The information that we store in these cookies will not allow us to identify you personally.

You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, but please note that if you do so you may not be able to use the full functionality of the website.

Privacy Policy

Other than as provided below, we will collect and hold only that personal information as you choose to give us, and then only for the purpose of supplying you with any information, goods or services that you have requested of us. We will not sell or pass your details to any third party, except as necessary for the purpose of supplying you with the information, goods or services that you have requested.

This website uses Google Analytics, a website usage analysis service provided by Google, Inc. Google Analytics uses cookies, which are text files placed on your computer, to help us analyse how our visitors use this website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the site (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators, and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage.

Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on their behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data which they hold.

You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. Please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

We use third-party advertising companies to display advertisements when you visit our website. These companies may use information (which does not include your name, address, email address or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services that may be of interest to you. If you would like more information about this practice, and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies, click here.

We use Google Adsense to show you advertisements for goods and services that may be of interest to you. Google, as a third party vendor, uses cookies (including the DoubleClick DART cookie) to serve advertisements on this site. Users may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the DART Ad-Serving and Search Cookie Opt-Out.

If you report a problem to us we may also collect details of your browser and operating system for diagnostic purposes.

Disclaimer

The information and instructions which we give you on this website are provided in good faith, but we cannot be held responsible for any errors or omissions. In following our instructions you should take care not to do so in a way that could cause injury to yourself or to others, or that is contrary to any applicable law.

In more formal terms:The authors of this website disclaim any liability arising directly or indirectly from your use of the site. Statements made by the authors or other contributors represent their views and opinions only and do not constitute a recommendation or endorsement.

The materials on this site, including any linked site, are provided ‘as is’ and without warranties of any kind, either express or implied. To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, we disclaim all warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to, warranties of title and implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose.

We do not warrant that the functions contained at this site will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected, or that this site or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or other harmful components.

Advertisements and Recommendations

We use Google AdSense to show you advertisements for goods and services that may be of interest to you. These advertisements are clearly identified. We do not have complete control over what products and services are advertised, and the fact that a particular product or service is advertised in this way is not an indication that we recommend or endorse that product or service.

Any claim, statistic, quote or other representation should be verified with the seller, manufacturer or provider. We may receive a payment if you respond to any of these advertisements.

We make a number of product and service recommendations throughout this website. We may, but in general do not, receive a payment for making these recommendations. In either case we recommend only those products and services that we believe to be suitable for the purpose, and that we would use ourselves. The views and opinions expressed on this site are those of the authors and other contributors only. Any claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the seller, manufacturer or provider.

We are happy to recommend SBI! (previously known as Site Build It!) from SiteSell to any of our visitors who would like to have their own successful website. We use this product ourselves, and believe that it represents excellent value for money. We receive no payment for recommending SBI!, but should you decide to purchase this product for yourself we may receive a commission. You are free to order from a number of sources, including SiteSell, but we would appreciate it if you would consider doing so through us. For more details about the product, and the opportunity to order, please contact us.

Submission of Original Photos

By submitting your original photos to us for display on the website, you agree that we have the (non-exclusive) right, but not the obligation, to display the artwork in whole or in part, as we consider appropriate, together with your name, the title of the piece and a suitable description, without further recompense to you.

You warrant to us that you are the original artist, and agree to indemnify us against any claim of copyright infringement which might arise in connection with our use of your artwork on the website.

If we display your original artwork on the website, we will credit you as the originator of that work. If you no longer wish us to display your work, we undertake to remove the image(s) and associated description from the website on receipt of a written request.

Written Communications

You may send us written communications by using our Contact Form.

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