Terms & Conditions
Please Read Carefully Before Using This Website:
2. Changes to Terms
The Website is directed to those individuals and entities located in Canada. It is not directed to any person or entity in any jurisdiction where (by reason of nationality, residence, citizenship or otherwise) the publication or availability of the Website and its content, including its products and services, are unavailable or otherwise contrary to local laws or regulations. If this applies to you, you are not authorised to access or use any of the information on this Website. The Ryerson Student Centre makes no representation that the information, opinions, advice, materials, images, artwork, text, video, audio, pictures or other content on the Website (collectively, "Content") is appropriate or that its products and services are available outside Canada. Those who choose to access this Website from other locations do so at their own risk and are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws.
4. Scope of Use and User E-Mail
You are only authorised to view, use, copy for your records and download small portions of the Content (including without limitation text, graphics, software, audio and video files and photos) of this Website for your informational, non-commercial use, provided that you leave all the copyright notices, including copyright management information, or other proprietary notices intact.
You may not store, modify, reproduce, transmit, reverse engineer or distribute a significant portion of the Content on this Website, or the design or layout of the Website or individual sections of it, in any form or media. The systematic retrieval of data from the Website is also prohibited.
The commercial use, reproduction, transmission or distribution of any information, software or other material available through the Website without the prior written consent of the Ryerson Student Centre is strictly prohibited.
5. Copyrights and Trademarks
The Content, as well as the organisation and layout of this Site, are copyrighted and are protected by Canadian and international copyright laws and treaty provisions. You may access, download and print Content solely for your personal and non-commercial use; however, any print out of this Site, or portions of the Site, must include the Ryerson Student Centre’s copyright notice. No right, title or interest in any of the Content is transferred to you as a result of accessing, downloading or printing such Content. You may not copy, modify, distribute, transmit, display, reproduce, publish, license any part of this Site; create derivative works from, link to or frame in another website, use on any other website, transfer or sell any Content or information obtained from this Site without the prior written permission of the Ryerson Student Centre.
Except as expressly provided under the "Scope of Use" Section above, you may not use, reproduce, modify, transmit, distribute, or publicly display or operate this Website without the prior written permission of the Ryerson Student Centre. You may not use a part of this Website on any other Website, without the Ryerson Student Centre’s prior written consent.
The Ryerson Student Centre owns its name, logo, and all of its other trade-marks and trade names appearing on the Site. Unless otherwise indicated, all other trade-marks appearing on the Site are owned by third parties and are used under licence.
The Ryerson Student Centre respects the intellectual property rights of others and expects our users to do the same. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
You may not link to this Website without the Ryerson Student Centre’s written permission. If you are interested in linking to this Website, please contact email@example.com
7. No Unlawful or Prohibited Use
As a condition of your use of the Website, you warrant to the Ryerson Student Centre that you will not use the Website for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms, conditions, and notices. You may not use the Website in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the Site or interfere with any other party's use and enjoyment of the Website. Without limiting the foregoing, you may not do any of the following when accessing or using the Website:
- obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available or provided for through the Site;
- engage in harassment in any manner, including by the use of obscene, offensive or abusive language;
- impersonate others, including a Ryerson Student Centre employee or representative;
- upload, distribute or otherwise publish any content that is defamatory, obscene, threatening, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, abusive, illegal, or otherwise objectionable, or that may constitute or encourage a criminal offence, violate the rights of any party or that may otherwise give rise to liability or violate any law; or
- upload any commercial content or solicit others to join or become members of any other online service or other organization.
Gathering email addresses from the Ryerson Student Centre through harvesting or automated means is prohibited. Posting or transmitting unauthorised or unsolicited advertising, promotional materials, or any other forms of solicitation to other Site users is prohibited. Inquiries regarding a commercial relationship with the Ryerson Student Centre should be directed to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
9. No Warranties
THE WEBSITE, AND ANY CONTENT, ARE PROVIDED TO YOU ON AN "AS IS," "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS WITHOUT REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY OF ANY KIND WHETHER EXPRESS, STATUTORY OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, QUIET ENJOYMENT, SYSTEMS INTEGRATION, ACCURACY, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT, ALL OF WHICH THE RYERSON STUDENT CENTRE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW. THE RYERSON STUDENT CENTRE DOES NOT ENDORSE AND MAKES NO REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY AS TO THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, CURRENCY, OR RELIABILITY OF THE CONTENT, AND THE RYERSON STUDENT CENTRE WILL NOT BE LIABLE OR OTHERWISE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY FAILURE OR DELAY IN UPDATING THE WEBSITE OR ANY CONTENT. WE HAVE NO DUTY TO UPDATE THE CONTENT OF THE WEBSITE. THE RYERSON STUDENT CENTRE MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES THAT USE OF THE SITE OR THE CONTENT WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THE SITE OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES IT AVAILABLE IS FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY RESULTS OR OTHER CONSEQUENCES OF ACCESSING THE WEBSITE AND USING THE CONTENT, AND FOR TAKING ALL NECESSARY PRECAUTIONS TO ENSURE THAT ANY CONTENT YOU MAY ACCESS, DOWNLOAD OR OTHERWISE OBTAIN IS FREE OF VIRUSES OR ANY OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. THIS WARRANTY DISCLAIMER MAY BE DIFFERENT IN CONNECTION WITH SPECIFIC PRODUCTS AND SERVICES OFFERED BY THE RYERSON STUDENT CENTRE.
You acknowledge that your access to and use of the Site and the Content will not be free of interruptions, that the Site and the Content may contain bugs, errors, inaccuracies or other limitations, and that the Site may be unavailable from time to time. You assume total responsibility and risk for your access to and use of the Site and the Content.
10. Governing Law and Jurisdiction
11. Separate Agreements
12. No Professional Advice
The information available on the Website is intended to be a general information resource regarding the matters covered, and is not tailored to your specific circumstance. You should not construe this as legal, accounting or other professional advice. This Website is not intended for use by minors. YOU SHOULD EVALUATE ALL INFORMATION, OPINIONS AND ADVICE AVAILABLE ON THIS WEBSITE IN CONSULTATION WITH YOUR PROFESSIONAL ADVISORS, AS APPROPRIATE.
13. Users Disputes
You are solely responsible for your interactions with other Site users. The Ryerson Student Centre reserves the right, but has no obligation, to monitor disputes between you and other users.
14. User Submissions and Communications; Public Areas:
If you make any submission to an area of the Website accessed or accessible by the public (“Public Area”) or if you submit any business information, idea, concept or invention to the Ryerson Student Centre by email, you automatically represent and warrant that the owner of such content or intellectual property has expressly granted the Ryerson Student Centre a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, assignable, world-wide nonexclusive license to use, reproduce, create derivative works from, modify, publish, edit, translate, distribute, perform, and display the communication or content in any media or medium, or any form, format, or forum now known or hereafter developed. The Ryerson Student Centre may sublicense its rights through multiple tiers of sublicenses. If you wish to keep any business information, ideas, concepts or inventions private or proprietary, you must not submit them to the Public Areas or to the Ryerson Student Centre by email. We try to answer every email in a timely manner, but are not always able to do so.
Some of the forums (individual bulletin boards and posts on the social network, for instance) on the Website are not moderated or reviewed. Accordingly, users will be held directly and solely responsible for the content of messages that are posted. The Ryerson Student Centre does not moderate forums or review, and is not in any way responsible for, user-supplied posts, comments or content. The Ryerson Student Centre may (but has no obligation to) periodically perform an administrative review for the purpose of deleting messages that are old, have received few responses, are off topic or irrelevant, serve as advertisements or seem otherwise inappropriate. The Ryerson Student Centre has full discretion to delete messages for any reason. Users are encouraged to read the specific forum rules displayed in each discussion forum first before participating in that forum.
The Ryerson Student Centre reserves the right (but is not obligated) to do any or all of the following in its sole discretion:
(a) Record the dialogue in public chat rooms.
(b) Examine an allegation that a communication(s) do(es) not conform to the terms of this section and determine in its sole discretion to remove or request the removal of the communication(s).
(e) Monitor, edit, or disclose any communication in the Public Areas.
(f) Edit or delete any communication(s) posted on the Ryerson Student Centre Site, regardless of whether such communication(s) violate these standards.
The Ryerson Student Centre reserves the right to take any action it deems necessary to protect the personal safety of our guests or the public. The Ryerson Student Centre has no liability or responsibility to users of the Ryerson Student Centre Website or any other person or entity for performance or non-performance of the aforementioned activities.
15. Limitation of Liability
YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF THE SITE AND CONTENT IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAWS, THE RYERSON STUDENT CENTRE SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMS ANY LIABILITY, WHETHER BASED IN CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR SPECIAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH ACCESS TO, USE OF OR RELIANCE ON THE SITE OR THE CONTENT (EVEN IF THE RYERSON STUDENT CENTRE HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES) OR THAT ARISE IN CONNECTION WITH MISTAKES OR OMISSIONS IN, OR DELAYS IN TRANSMISSION OF, INFORMATION TO OR FROM THE USER, ANY FAILURE OF PERFORMANCE, ERROR, OMISSION, INTERRUPTION, DELETION, DEFECT, DELAY IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION OR DELIVERY, COMPUTER VIRUS, COMMUNICATION LINE FAILURE, THEFT OR DESTRUCTION OR UNAUTHORISED ACCESS TO, ALTERATION OF, OR USE OF RECORDS, PROGRAMS OR FILES, INTERRUPTIONS IN TELECOMMUNICATIONS CONNECTIONS TO THE WEBSITE OR VIRUSES, WHETHER CAUSED IN WHOLE OR IN PART BY NEGLIGENCE, ACTS OF GOD, TELECOMMUNICATIONS FAILURE, THEFT OR DESTRUCTION OF, OR UNAUTHORISED ACCESS TO THE WEBSITE OR THE CONTENT. THIS LIMITATION OF LIABILITY MAY BE DIFFERENT IN CONNECTION WITH SPECIFIC PRODUCTS AND SERVICES OFFERED BY THE RYERSON STUDENT CENTRE. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OF LIABILITY, SO THIS LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.