Terms and Conditions

Last updated March, 2022


Please carefully read the following terms of use (“Terms of Use”) before using this website (the “Site”) maintained by CATIE as described on the “About the directory” page of the website.

In these Terms of Use, the expression “Site” refers to whereto.catie.ca or oualler.catie.ca or to any other web site owned or hosted by CATIE and from which you may have been redirected, including, but not limited to the aforementioned URLs.

  1. General Remark. This Site is for personal and non-commercial use. The entire content included in this Site, including but not limited to text, information, designs, photographs, graphics, images, illustrations, interfaces, codes, audio clips, sounds, video clips, software and links to external web sites (the “Content”), is provided for informational purposes only.

  2. Disclaimers and Limitation of Liability. CATIE intends for the Content on this Site to be accurate and reliable, however this Site and the Content are provided to you “as is” and “as available” and without warranty or condition of any kind, whether expressed or implied. CATIE does not endorse the agencies or services listed on this Site. To the fullest extent permissible pursuant to applicable law, CATIE disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties or conditions of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, freedom from computer virus, and warranties arising from course of dealings or performance. CATIE does not represent or warrant that the functions contained in this Site will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected or that this Site or that the server which makes the Site available are free of viruses or other harmful components. In no event shall CATIE be liable for any damages whatsoever, including direct, indirect, special, incidental or consequential damages, arising out of or in connection with the availability, use or performance of this Site or any other site you may access while using this Site or your use of the Content, even if advised of the possibility of such damages.

  3. Indemnity. You acknowledge and expressly agree that use of this Site is at your sole and own risk. You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless CATIE and its affiliates as well as their respective directors, officers, trustees and employees from any and all liabilities, costs and expenses, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, related to any violation of these Terms of Use by you or users of your account, or in any way arising out of the use of this Site, including without limitation, the placement or transmission of any information or other materials on this Site by you or users of your account.

  4. Prohibited Use of this Site. You shall not use this Site in any way that would interfere with its operation nor submit any content to this Site which libels, defames, invades privacy, is obscene, pornographic, abusive or threatening, infringes intellectual property laws or violates any other laws. You shall not post, upload, publish, transmit or otherwise distribute on this Site any information or other materials that:
    • constitute a criminal offence, including without limitation, any crimes relating to pornography, threats, intimidation, hate, assault, or fraud;

    • defame, abuse, harass, threaten or otherwise interfere with or harm the contractual, personality, confidentiality, privacy or publicity, moral or statutory or any other rights of any person;

    • infringe the intellectual property rights including without limitation any copyright, trade-mark, or patent, of any person;

    • could reasonably be considered as a use of this Site that is contrary to law or electronic etiquette, or which would adversely impact the use of this Site or the Internet by other users, including the posting or transmitting of information or software containing viruses or other disruptive components;

    • contains any distasteful or offensive material including, but not limited to, material intended for an adult audience; or

    • encourages, conspires, entices or promotes the occurrence of any of the prohibited conduct stipulated herein.

CATIE reserves the right to remove any information that you post, upload, publish, transmit or distribute or otherwise use on this Site at any time, at its sole discretion and without prior notice.

  1. License. By posting, uploading or submitting any information, material or content to this Site, you grant (or warrant that the owner of the rights to such material or content has expressly granted)CATIE a perpetual, royalty-free, irrevocable, non-exclusive right and license throughout the world to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, create derivative works from, publish, translate, license, transmit, distribute and otherwise exploit any or all portions of such information, material or content in any manner and media and by means of any technology now known or hereafter developed. In addition, you hereby irrevocably waive all moral rights in any such information, material or content posted, uploaded or submitted by you.

  2. Web Scraping/Harvesting. You may only use or reproduce the Content for your own personal and non-commercial use. The framing, scraping, data-mining, extraction or collection of the Content of this Site in any form and by any means whatsoever is strictly prohibited.

  3. Hyperlinking to this Site. You may create a link (the “Hyperlink”) to this Site provided that:
    • you do not replicate any of the Content of this Site;

    • you do not create a frame or any other bordered environment around this Site or its Content except as provided by CATIE;

    • the Hyperlink shall not imply any endorsement of any product or services; and

    • the website linking to this Site does not violate any of the provisions of section 4 above.

CATIE may withdraw your right to link to this Site at any time in its sole discretion.

  1. External Links on this Site. Links available on this Site will allow you to link to websites not maintained or controlled by CATIE. CATIE provides these links for your convenience only and makes no endorsements, warranties or representations of any kind whatsoever regarding those other web sites and assumes no responsibility for content on third-party websites. Please be aware that you link to these third-party websites at your own risk.

  2. Copyright. All Content published on or otherwise accessible through this Site is protected by copyright. The Content, and the copyright in the Content, are owned or controlled by CATIE or CATIE’S content suppliers. You may only use or reproduce the Content for your own personal and non-commercial use. The Content may not be otherwise used, reproduced, broadcast, published or retransmitted without the prior written permission of the copyright holder. You must abide by all copyright notices, information and restrictions contained in any Content on or accessed through this Site and maintain such notices in the Content.

  3. Changes. CATIE reserves the right to change or remove any Content from this Site, in whole or in part, at its sole discretion, at any time, without notice. CATIE reserves the exclusive right to modify these Terms of Use at any time. Any continued use of this Site will be deemed conclusive of your acceptance of the modified Terms of Use.

  4. Privacy Policy. CATIE’s Privacy Policy is a binding and integral part of these Terms of Use. By using this site, you agree to comply with the Privacy Policy and you agree to the collection, storage, use and disclosure in accordance with the Privacy Policy of any personal information you provide through your use of this Site.

Miscellaneous. The Terms of Use of this Site and all other documents referenced herein constitute the entire agreement between CATIE and you with respect to your use of this Site. CATIE’s failure to insist upon or enforce strict performance of any provision of this agreement shall not be construed as a waiver of any provision or right. If any of these Terms of Use is determined to be void, invalid or otherwise unenforceable by a court of competent jurisdiction, such determination shall not affect the remaining provisions hereof. These Terms of Use shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Ontario and the federal laws of Canada applicable therein. The parties hereby agree and attorn to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of Ontario.