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HCA Map Tool Terms of Use

Terms of Use

Definitions.

Internet Service” means the display or communication by a Displaying Entity of the Products, Derivative Products, Resulting Products and Bundled Products, or part thereof, on a Site to its Users;

Site” means any site on the Internet where the Internet Service can be accessed by Users; and

User” means one or more of those Persons who will be accessing and using an Internet Service.

Acceptance. To use the Hamilton Region Conservation Authority (HRCA) Regulated Areas Mapping Tool, you must agree to the following terms and conditions (the “Terms and Conditions”) by clicking on the “I Agree to the Terms of Use” button on previous page. The terms “You” and “Licensee” as used herein refer to you and/or the company, partnership, joint venture, association, or other entity of any nature you are representing. By clicking on the “I Agree to the Terms of Use” button, you are representing that you have the authority to bind the company, partnership, joint venture, association or such other entity you are representing to the Terms and Conditions.”

Grant of Licence. HRCA and Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (“Licensors”) hereby grants to you a non-exclusive, non-transferrable licence to view and print a single copy of the material on the HRCA Regulated Areas Mapping Tool web site (the “Site Products”) solely for User’s personal, non-commercial use.

Licence Restrictions. Unless otherwise specified, User may not copy, modify, distribute, transmit, display, reproduce, publish, license, create derivative works from, link to or frame in another website, use on any other website, transfer or sell the Site Products, in whole or in part, either voluntarily or by operation of law. The foregoing prohibition expressly includes, but is not limited to, the practice of screen scraping, database scraping or any such practice or activity, the purpose of which is to obtain data or portions thereof, or portions of databases from the Site, in any manner or any quantities not expressly authorized hereunder.

Maintenance of Data. User hereby acknowledges that Licensors and its suppliers are not required to provide any updates, fixes, new versions, new releases, maintenance and/or support of any kind for the Site Products to Users.

Ownership. User acknowledges that:

(i) the Site Products contain technical information and commercial information and copyright, trade secret rights and other intellectual property and proprietary rights reside in the Site Products;

(ii) Licensors, and its suppliers, hold copyright and other intellectual and proprietary rights in the Site Products and all right, title and interest in and to the Site Products and all modifications thereto will at all times be vested in and remain the property of Licensors and its suppliers;

(iii) no ownership rights in and to the Site Products are transferred to User;

(iv) Licensors hereby reserve all copyright, trade secret, and other intellectual property and proprietary rights not expressly granted hereunder; and

(v) disclosure of the Site Products by User would significantly prejudice the competitive position in the marketplace of Licensors or its suppliers or interfere significantly with other contractual negotiations of Licensors or its suppliers.

No Warranties/Limitation of Liability. Licensors and its suppliers makes no warranties with respect to the Site Products, and User acknowledges the Site Products are provided on an "as is" and “as available” basis, without any warranties, representations or conditions, express or implied including warranties, representations or conditions of merchantable quality, fitness for a particular purpose or non-infringement of third party rights, or those arising by law or by usage of trade or course of dealing. The entire risk as to the results and performance of the Site Products is assumed by User. LICENSORS AND ITS SUPPLIERS, AGENTS, EMPLOYEES, AND REPRESENTATIVES SHALL NOT HAVE ANY LIABILITY TO USER OR ANY OTHER PERSON OR ENTITY FOR ANY LOSS OF REVENUE OR PROFIT OR SAVINGS, LOST OR DAMAGED DATA, OR OTHER COMMERCIAL OR ECONOMIC LOSS OR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES WHATSOEVER, EVEN IF LICENSORS HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, OR FOR CLAIMS BY A THIRD PARTY AGAINST USER. NOTWITHSTANDING ANYTHING ELSE IN THIS AGREEMENT, THE MAXIMUM AGGREGATE LIABILITY OF LICENSORS AND ITS SUPPLIERS TO THE USER OR ANY OTHER PARTY FOR ANY CAUSE WHATSOEVER RELATED TO THE SITE PRODUCTS SHALL NOT EXCEED THE AMOUNT OF THE FEES PAID BY USER, IF ANY, IN THE TWELVE MONTHS PRECEDING THE DATE OF ANY CLAIM, AND IF NO LICENCE FEES HAVE BEEN PAID, $1. THIS SECTION SHALL APPLY WHETHER OR NOT THE LIABILITY RESULTS FROM A BREACH OF A TERM OR CONDITION, OR A FUNDAMENTAL BREACH OF THIS AGREEMENT. THIS SECTION SHALL SURVIVE THE TERMINATION OR EXPIRY OF THIS AGREEMENT.

Assignment. User may not assign this Agreement or any of its rights and obligations hereunder without the prior written consent of Licensors.

Termination. This Agreement, and any licence granted hereunder shall terminate immediately in the event that:

  1. User is in default of a material obligation under this Agreement;

  2. User breaches any of its obligations or covenants hereunder with respect to confidential information, or infringes any copyright, trade secret or other intellectual property or proprietary rights in the Site Products; or

  3. any applicable law, regulation, decision, order or government policy restricts or precludes the collection, use or disclosure of the Site Products or any part thereof by Licensors, or the use of or access to the Site Products or part thereof by User.

On termination of this Agreement, User shall cease using the licensed Site Products and, at the request of Licensors, shall destroy any copy of the Site Products in its possession and certify that the licensed Site Products have been purged from all of User’s computer systems, and all hardcopy materials produced from the licensed Site Products have been destroyed.