Terms of Use

This page states the terms and conditions under which you may use this site, which is the property of Elgin Children's Network ("ECN"). Your use of this site constitutes acceptance of these terms and conditions.

Intellectual Property
Copyright © 2016 Elgin Children's Network. All rights reserved. The contents of this site are owned by and copyrighted by Elgin Children's Network and its suppliers and may contain trademarks of Elgin Children's Network or others. You may print or copy portions of this site for your own use only – provided that all copyright and trademark provisions contained on the site remain intact.

Unauthorized use of any portion of this site beyond that contained in the previous paragraph may violate copyright, trademark and other laws.

While Elgin Children's Network uses reasonable efforts to maintain this site in an up-to-date fashion, it does not warrant the completeness, timeliness or accuracy of any information contained on this site, and may make changes thereto at any time in its sole discretion without notice. All information contained herein is provided to users “as is”, “with all faults,” “as available” and at your sole risk.

User Responsibilities
You are responsible for all activity you conduct on the site. You will not use the site for purposes proscribed by Elgin Children's Network from time to time, including without limitation: illegal or inappropriate purposes; sending spam; perpetration of security breaches; hacking; privacy breaches; fraudulent activity; distribution of viruses or other harmful code; transmission, distribution or storage of any material protected by copyright, trade-mark, trade secret or other intellectual property right without proper authorization, or material that is infringing, obscene, defamatory, fraudulent, untruthful, disrespectful, discriminatory, or abusive; any unauthorized access, alteration, theft, corruption or destruction of files, data, transmission facilities or equipment; or to interfere with any other person’s use and enjoyment of the site.

As a user of this website, you agree to defend, indemnify, and hold the Elgin Children's Network harmless from any and all liabilities, costs and expenses, including legal fees, related to your violation of the terms and conditions of this legal notice and disclaimer. In no event is Elgin Children's Network, its members, or any third party mentioned on the site liable for any damages whatsoever (including, without limitation, special, direct, indirect, incidental, punitive or consequential damages, lost profits, or damages resulting from lost data or business interruption) resulting from the use of or inability to use this site, the reliability of the Internet, or the material contained on the site, whether based on warranty, contract, tort, negligence, strict liability, operation of law, or any other legal theory, and whether or not Elgin Children's Network is advised of the possibility of such damages.

Elgin Children's Network disclaims all warranties or conditions, express or implied, in respect of any information on or the use of this site, including any implied warranties or conditions of fitness for a particular purpose, merchantability and noninfringement.

You acknowledge that Elgin Children's Network has provided this site in reliance on the limitations of liability and disclaimers of warranties and damages set forth herein, and that the same form a fundamental and essential basis of the bargain between the parties. They shall apply even if the contract between you and Elgin Children's Network is found to have failed in its fundamental or essential purpose or has been fundamentally breached.

Governing Law
This site is governed by the laws of the Province of Ontario, Canada, excluding any conflicts of law provisions and excluding the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods. Any legal action against Elgin Children's Network shall take place in the courts of the Province of Ontario. The parties attorn to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Ontario.

You may link to this site, however you may not place partial pages within frames on your site.

Any third party sites that are linked to this site are not under Elgin Children's Network control. Elgin Children's Network is not responsible for anything on the linked sites, including without limitation any content, links to other sites, any changes to those sites, or any policies those sites may have. Elgin Children's Network provides links as a convenience only and such links do not imply any endorsement by Elgin Children's Network of those sites.

To the extent that Elgin Children's Network collects any information from its users, either by cookies, actively provided information, or from its Web hosting service, it uses such information only for its own purposes.  Such information is not knowingly provided to any third parties, and will not be divulged unless required by competent authorities or to the extent required or allowed under applicable privacy legislation. Users should not post on the site anything that the user does not wish others to know.

Elgin Children's Network site does not host or receive funding from advertising or from the display of commercial content.

To report abuse or to contact the Elgin Children's Network: Email info@elginchildrensnetwork.ca.