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Privacy and Legal Statement



Wilfrid Laurier University has a policy on access to information and protection of privacy and the University complies with Ontario's Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. F.31.  Links to these documents and other information on access to information and protection of personal information are available on the University Information and Privacy Office website (see link for Privacy Office).

Questions about access to information and protection of privacy at Wilfrid Laurier University should be referred to the University Information and Privacy Office, P2082 Peter's Bldg. 75 University Avenue, West, Waterloo, ON. N2L 3C5 or be email to privacy@wlu.ca.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Wilfrid Laurier University (“Laurier”) operates and maintains this website, Wilfrid Laurier University Website, www.wlu.ca , (the “Website”) including all content thereon. Accessing, browsing or using the Website, is conclusive evidence that you have read, understand, accept and agree to these terms and conditions (the "Terms"). Laurier may amend the Terms at any time without notice. It is your responsibility to review the Terms each time you use the Website.  Please exit the Website immediately if you do not accept or agree to the Terms.

Use of the Site
The Website or related website is a no fee service offered by Laurier. Your use of the Website is at your sole risk. The contents of the Website are provided for informational and educational purposes only and should not be used to replace either official documents or the advice of a qualified professional. All information is provided on an "as is" basis without any warranties of any kind, whether express or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties and conditions of merchantability, non-infringement or third party rights and fitness for a particular purpose, and any warranties that access to the Website is uninterrupted or error-free, that the Website is secure or free of viruses or other harmful material, or that information on the Website is complete, accurate or timely.  

Each user of the Website expressly acknowledges that information contained on the Website may be provided by independent clubs, associations and organizations and any such information and its content are not the responsibility of Laurier. Laurier assumes no liability for such content or information.

Release of Laurier
You also agree to release, defend and hold harmless Laurier, its Board of Governors, officers, employees and agents from and against any and all liability, claims, damages, actions, demands and costs made by any third party, and all liabilities, damages, costs and expenses(including but not limited to legal fees) arising out of or in connection with your use, review or reproduction of the Website, any content that you transmit to the Website , or your breach of any of the Terms.

Limitation of Liability
Laurier, its Board of Governors, officers, employees and agents shall not be liable to you and/or any third party for any damages(special, incidental, indirect, consequential or punitive damages), harm or injury of any kind arising out of or relating to the use of, or reliance upon, the Website including, but not limited to, loss of use, lost profits, lost opportunities, lost data,  personal injury, or any other personal or pecuniary loss, whether the action is in contract tort(including negligence) or other tortious action, regardless of whether any of Laurier , its Board of Governors, officers, employees  and agents has been negligent or has been advise of the possibility of such damages.

Reproduction of Contents
The contents, but not any logo or other visual representation, of the  Website or directly-related websites may be used and reproduced solely for non-commercial, personal or educational purposes provided that it is not modified and that you do not delete any copyrights and other legal or proprietary notices contained therein. Such information may not otherwise be used, reproduced, broadcast, published or re-disseminated without the prior written permission of Laurier. Please note that this does not pertain to all sites linked from www.wlu.ca.

You may not frame the Website or any part thereof on any internet website.  You acquire absolutely no rights or licenses to the Website other than the limited right to use the website in accordance with these Terms.  You shall not use the Website for any purpose except as expressly provided herein.

Links to other Sites
The Website may link users to sites not maintained by Laurier. Laurier cannot and does not warrant the accuracy, completeness, timeliness, non-infringement, merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose of any information available through these links and disclaims any opinions expressed on such sites and the mention of another party or its product or services on the Website should not be construed as an endorsement of that party or its product or service. Such links to another site should not be construed as meaning that Laurier is in any way associated with or is legally authorized to use any trademark, trade name, logo or copyrighted symbol or material that may be reflected in such link or the description of the link to such other sites.

Intellectual Property
All content, designs, graphics, pictures, illustrations, software, artwork, video, sound, names, words, titles, phrases, logos and marks(the (“names and marks”) displayed on the Website are owned by Laurier, its licensors, or the party accredited as owner, and protected by copyright, trade-mark and intellectual property laws, and treaty provision laws. The display of the names and marks on the Website does not imply that Laurier or other entities have granted a license or authorization of any kind to use the names and marks.

System Integrity
You may not use any device, software or routine to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Website. You may not take any action, which imposes an “unreasonable or disproportionately large load” on Laurier’s infrastructure. An “unreasonable or disproportionately large load” is one that prevents other members of the Laurier community from gaining fair, reasonable and equitable access to web-based systems and resources.

Security
Any information sent or received over the internet is generally not secure.  Laurier does not guarantee the security of any communication to or from the Website.

Termination
Laurier may in its sole discretion restrict or terminate your access to the Website at any time, without notice.  In the event of termination, you are no longer permitted to access the Website. Laurier is not liable to any party for such termination.

Governing Law
The laws of the Province of Ontario and the federal laws of Canada applicable therein shall govern as to the interpretation, validity and effect of this agreement and the Terms therein, notwithstanding 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 your use of the Website.

Disclosures
The information in the Website or related website is offered by Wilfrid Laurier University, 75 University Avenue, West, Waterloo, ON. N2L 3C5.

Entire Agreement
This agreement constitutes the entire agreement between you and Laurier relating to your use of the Website and supercedes all other agreements. No other representations or warranties are made, save for those contained within this Agreement.

The Terms are binding upon you, your heirs, executors, administrators and permitted assigns.

If any of the provisions contained in the Terms is determined to be invalid, unenforceable or void, then such determination does not affect the remaining provisions of the Terms.

Termination of  the Website or Related Website
Laurier reserves the right to terminate or modify, in any manner, the Website, and/or any part of any related website any link or linking program at any time for any reason.