2. Ownership and Copyright
In using this Web site, you acknowledge that any and all information, content, reports, data, databases, graphics, interfaces, web pages, text, files, software, product names, company names, trademarks, logos and trade names contained on this website (collectively the "Content") including the manner in which the content is presented or appears and all information relating thereto are the property of their respective owners as indicated, the CANWIN administrators or its licensors, as the case may be.
3. Purpose of Database
The CANWIN Database is formed of specific metadata and data provided by researchers (“Researcher”), with their express consent. The purpose of adding metadata is to create an internationally standardized and searchable data collection. Please note that the addition of Content in the Database does not constitute an endorsement by the CANWIN administrators of any such Content provided by the Researcher. The University and CANWIN administrators have no control or power over such Content.
4. Use Licence
Permission is granted to temporarily download one copy of the materials within the Database for personal, non-commercial transitory viewing only. This is the grant of a licence, not a transfer of title, and under this licence you may not:
(a) modify or copy the materials; outside of the Data Set licence in the metadata;
(b) use the materials for any commercial purpose unless allowed by the dataset licence'
(c) attempt to decompile or reverse engineer any software contained on the CANWIN website;
(d) remove any copyright or other proprietary notations from the materials; and
(e) transfer the materials to another person or “mirror” the materials on any other server.
5. Database access
The University or the CANWIN administrators may terminate your access to this Database if you make or permit any unauthorized use of this Database or Content. Such actions by you may violate applicable laws including, without limitation, copyright, patents and trademark laws and communications regulations and statutes.
6. Exclusion of Warranties
The University and the CANWIN administrators make no representation or warranty regarding the functionality or condition of this Database, its suitability for use, or that its use will be uninterrupted or error-free.
THE DATABASE AND ALL ITS CONTENT ARE PROVIDED TO YOU "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND. THE UNIVERSITY AND THE CANWIN ADMINISTRATORS DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS, WRITTEN OR ORAL, STATUTORY, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, NO REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY THAT (I) THE CONTENT CONTAINED IN OR MADE AVAILABLE THROUGH THE DATABASE WILL BE OF MERCHANTABLE QUALITY AND FIT FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, (II) THE DATABASE OR ITS CONTENT WILL BE ACCURATE, COMPLETE, CURRENT, RELIABLE, OR TIMELY, (III) THAT THE OPERATION OF THE DATABASE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, (IV) THAT DEFECTS OR ERRORS IN THE DATABASE OR THE CONTENT, BE IT HUMAN OR COMPUTER ERRORS, WILL BE CORRECTED, (V) THAT THE DATABASE WILL BE FREE FROM VIRUSES OR HARMFUL COMPONENTS, AND (VI) THAT COMMUNICATIONS TO OR FROM THE DATABASE WILL BE SECURE AND/OR NOT INTERCEPTED.
7. Limitation of Liability
THE UNIVERSITY AND CANWIN ADMINISTRATORS WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES, EITHER DIRECT OR INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL, FOR USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE PRODUCTS OR SERVICES OF ANY KIND, DELAY OF OR PARTIAL DELIVERY, TERMINATION OF RIGHTS OR LOSS OF PROFITS, DATA, BUSINESS OR GOODWILL, WHETHER ON A CONTRACTUAL OR EXTRACONTRACTUAL BASIS, OR TO PROVIDE INDEMNIFICATION OR ANY OTHER REMEDY TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY. THE FOREGOING LIMITATION SHALL APPLY EVEN IF THE UNIVERSITY OR THE CANWIN ADMINISTRATORS KNEW OF OR OUGHT TO HAVE KNOWN OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
Your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using and accessing this Database. To the extent that the jurisdiction to which you are subject does not allow any part of such limitation, such part does not apply.
8. Ownership and Confidentiality
The Content is provided by the Data Sources and Researchers. The University and the CANWIN administrators do not represent or warrant that such Content does not infringe the rights of any other person or entity. Furthermore, you acknowledge that information or material which you provide electronically through your access to or usage of this Database is not confidential or proprietary, except as may be required under applicable law, and acknowledge that unprotected e-mail communication over the Internet is subject to possible interception, alteration or loss. Trademarks and logos (collectively, "Marks") displayed on this Database are registered or unregistered Marks of the respective Partners, Collaborators , the CANWIN, the University or others, are the property of their respective owner, and may not be used without written permission of the owner of such Marks except where stated.
Links and references to other Internet websites are provided to you as a convenience only. The University and CANWIN have not reviewed and do not expressly or impliedly endorse other Internet websites or any information or material, or the accessibility thereof, via such links, and do not assume any responsibility for any such other Internet websites, information or material posted thereon, or products or services offered thereon. CANWIN TOU & Data Statement Canadian Watershed Information Network (CanWIN)
10. Damage to Others
You agree not to introduce into or through this Database any information or material which may be harmful to others. Among other things, you agree not to include, knowingly or otherwise, any error or defect in Content which may, among other things, be a libel, slander, defamation or obscenity, or promote hatred or otherwise give rise to a criminal offence or civil liability on the part of any person or entity.
12. Contact Information
If you have any questions or concerns about the Database terms, practices, third party material, or about your personal information if you provide any, please contact the CANWIN at:
Phone: (204) 474-9297
Mail: Canadian Watershed Information Network 535 Wallace Building Winnipeg, MB Canada R3T 2N2