This web site (www.communitech.ca, herein referred to as “the Site”) is owned and operated by Communitech Corporation, (herein referred to as “Communitech”, “us”, or “we”) a regional hub for the commercialization of innovative technologies in Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada. This Site’s purpose may be summed up in our organization’s mandate: We help tech companies start, grow & succeed.
The Site is available for your personal or commercial use and information.
Material on this Site, including but not limited to text, images, illustrations, software, audio clips and video clips, is owned or otherwise provided by Communitech. Communitech does not represent or warrant that such material does not infringe the rights of any other person or entity.
Trademarks, logos, and service marks (collectively, “Marks”) displayed on this Site are registered or unregistered Marks of Communitech or others, are the property of their respective owners, and may not be used without written permission of the applicable owner of such Marks. Any information or material contained on this Site which may be reproduced pursuant to these terms must bear the proprietary rights notices which originally appear on or in conjunction with such information or material.
Use of Site
Your use of this Site is subject to the following terms and all applicable laws. By accessing and browsing this Site, you accept, without limitation or qualification, these terms. If you do not agree with any of these terms, please do not use this Site.
You acknowledge that it is your responsibility to ensure that your access to this Site and material available on or through it are legal in each jurisdiction in or through which you access or view the Site or such material.
You acknowledge that information or material which you provide electronically through your access to or usage of this Site is not confidential or proprietary, does not infringe the rights of any person or entity, and may be used in whole or in part in any manner by Communitech including, but not limited to, reproduction, retransmission, publication of such information or material or ideas, concepts or other know-how contained therein for the commercial purposes of Communitech or disclosure of your identity. This includes, but is not limited to, blog posts, comments, press releases, photographs, and the like. You further acknowledge that electronic communication over the Internet is subject to possible interception, alteration, or loss. Should you wish to communicate with us regarding concepts that may be considered confidential or within the scope of intellectual property, we recommend that you do so by non-electronic means.
Material on this Site may not be copied, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted, distributed, or modified in whole or in part, whether in text, graphical, audio, video or executable form, except with written permission of Communitech.
Limitation of liability
We strive to provide information that we believe to be reliable at the time of publication, and we may choose to update this information from time to time. Nevertheless, no assurance is given that information or material on this Site is up-to-date, accurate, error-free, or complete.
COMMUNITECH OR ITS LICENSORS WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES FOR USE OR INABILITY TO USE MATERIAL, PRODUCTS OR SERVICES OF ANY KIND, DELAY OF OR PARTIAL DELIVERY, TERMINATION OF RIGHTS OR LOSS OF PROFITS, DATA, BUSINESS OR GOODWILL, WHETHER BASED IN CONTRACT OR IN TORT OR OTHER LIABILITY TO PROVIDE INDEMNIFICATION OR ANY OTHER REMEDY. THIS LIMITATION APPLIES WHETHER OR NOT COMMUNITECH HAS BEEN ADVISED OR IS AWARE OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. THE TOTAL LIABILITY OF COMMUNITECH AND ITS LICENSORS FOR DAMAGES UNDER OR RELATED IN ANY WAY TO THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, WHETHER FOR A SINGLE OCCURRENCE OR SERIES OF OCCURRENCES, WILL NOT EXCEED THE AMOUNTS PAID BY YOU TO COMMUNITECH PURSUANT TO THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS.
This limitation on monetary damages will not apply to claims relating to death or personal injuries which arise out of products deemed to be consumer goods under applicable law.
Your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using and accessing this Site. To the extent the jurisdiction to which you are subject does not allow certain other limitations, such limitations which are not permitted do not apply.
Our Site contains links to many other web sites that are part of or affiliated with Communitech. These links and references are provided to you as a convenience only. Communitech does not expressly or impliedly endorse these web sites or any information or material accessed through such links.
You may not create links from other web sites to this Site without written permission from Communitech. To obtain permission, you may utilize the contact information at the end of this policy.
Bulletin boards and discussion pages
This Site may include bulletin boards and discussion pages which allow communication and feedback to Communitech and its users. Communitech reserves the right at all times to monitor, edit, refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, that in Communitech’s sole discretion are objectionable or in violation of any of the terms contained herein, and to deny any user access to the Site. By accessing the Bulletin Boards or Discussion Page areas, you agree not to:
a) restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the Bulletin Boards or Discussion Page areas;
b) post or transmit any unlawful, threatening, abusive, libelous, defamatory, obscene, vulgar, pornographic, profane or indecent information of any kind, or any blatant expression of bigotry, racism, hatred or harassment, including without limitation any transmission constituting or encouraging conduct that would constitute a criminal offence, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any local, provincial, federal or foreign law; and
c) post or transmit or in any way exploit any information, software, or material for commercial purpose or which contains solicitations for sales or purchases, advertising, promotion or marketing.
Any software available for download through this Site is provided by third-party software vendors pursuant to license agreements or other arrangements between such vendors and end-users. Communitech does not sell, resell, or license, or sub-license any such software, and Communitech disclaims any responsibility or liability related to the software. Any questions, complaints or claims related to the software should be directed to the appropriate vendor. You are solely responsible for adequate protection and backup of the data and equipment used in connection with any of the software downloaded through this Site. [In the event of any express inconsistency between these terms and those contained in any license agreement with a software vendor, the terms contained in the license agreement shall prevail.]
Communitech does not represent or warrant that the information or materials, including without limitation any downloadable software, accessed from or through this Site will be uninterrupted or free of errors, defects, viruses or other harmful components, or that any such problems which are discovered will be corrected.
Damage to others
You agree not to introduce into or through this Site any information or materials which may be harmful to others. Among other things, you agree not to knowingly or otherwise include any error or defect in material or information which may, among other things, be a libel, slander, obscenity, or promote hatred or otherwise give rise to a criminal offense or civil liability on the part of any person or entity.
Collection of information
You can visit all public areas of our Site without providing any personal information. Our Site collects only non-personal information based on a visitor´s Internet Protocol (IP) address, which is not personally identifiable. Information collected includes the date and time of visit, the type of Internet browser used to access the Site, and the referring address (the link a visitor uses to access the Site). This data is used to create statistics on usage and to improve online services.
Reserve of rights
All rights not expressly granted in these terms are reserved to Communitech. Nothing contained in these terms shall be construed as conferring by implication, estoppels or otherwise any license or right under any copyright, patent, trademark, or other intellectual right of Communitech or any other person or entity.
This Site is controlled and operated by Communitech from Kitchener, Ontario and these terms shall be governed by the laws of Ontario and the applicable laws of Canada without reference to principles of conflict of laws. You agree to be bound by such laws and to submit to the jurisdiction of the courts of the Province of Ontario in connection with the interpretation or application of these terms. Those who choose to access this Site from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws, if and to the extent local laws are applicable.
Changes to terms
Communitech may modify, alter or otherwise update the terms applicable to this Site from time to time without notice, and you agree to be bound by such terms as are in effect at the applicable time at which you access the Communitech Site.
Should you have questions or concerns regarding this statement, please contact Communitech’s Privacy Officer as outlined below: