September 22, 2014
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Copyright/Permission to Reproduce
Materials on this website were produced and/or compiled by EKOS Communications for the purpose of providing visitors and users with direct access to information about the programs and services offered by the organization and its divisions.
The material on this site is covered by provisions of the Copyright Act , by Canadian laws, policies, regulations and international agreements. Such provisions serve to identify the information source and, in specific instances, to prohibit reproduction of materials without written permission.
Although care has been taken in preparing the information contained in this website, EKOS Communications does not and cannot guarantee its accuracy. Anyone using the information from this site does so at his or her own risk; any loss arising from the use of information on this website is the sole responsibility of the user. EKOS Communications will not be responsible for any injury or damage arising from its use. Use of the website is subject to the Terms and Conditions of Use of EKOS Communications website.
Information Gathered Automatically
EKOS Communications web servers log some information about Internet traffic on its web pages. While EKOS Communications makes no attempt to link the information captured to the identity of individual visitors, these logs capture aggregate, generic, non-personal identifying information about visitors such as:
- The Internet domain and Internet Protocol (“IP”) address from which you access its website;
- The type of browser and operating system used;
- The date and time you accessed our websites;
- The uniform resource locator (URL) of the pages you visit;
- If you linked to its website from another website, the address of that website; and
- Your general geographical location.EKOS Communications uses this information to make its website more useful to users by learning about the number of visitors, and by monitoring traffic patterns and the types of technology used. The statistical information may also be collected for analytical purposes.
EKOS Communications does not track or record information about specific individuals and their visits unless voluntarily agreed upon.
In some cases, the Internet domain or IP address of visitors could allow for individual identification, depending on the naming standards followed by your Internet service provider. If this concerns you, you may wish to ask them about their policies and practices.
Visitor information is not disclosed to anyone except: to EKOS Communications personnel who need the information for legitimate business purposes such as responding to a request or comment, to deal with attempts to damage the site, or to respond to inappropriate behaviour on the part of a user.
Information Collected on Registered Users
Registered EKOS Communications users are required to provide email address and full name.
The personal information is collected directly from registered users either through email or an online form. The personal information provided by registered users is related to and is necessary for the operating program of EKOS Communications.
EKOS Communications collects and uses this information to:
- customize some of the content displayed
- respond to inquiries and requests
- contact users regarding events or new services available
- improve services
- identify (with the user’s name) any contributions made to the website.EKOS Communications does not sell, rent or lease user information to third parties. We do not collect sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations. EKOS Communications may access and/or disclose volunteered personal information if required to do so by law. EKOS Communications may also access and/or disclose personal information under the following circumstances:
(a) to comply with a legal requirement including but not limited to one imposed by a warrant, subpoena, court order or like instrument;
(b) where EKOS Communications has reasonable grounds to believe that such access or disclosure is necessary to prevent or investigate any breach of an agreement or contravention of a law; or
(c) in urgent circumstances to protect the life, health or security of any person.
To use certain features of the website, you may also need a username and password, which you will receive through the website registration process. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the password and account, and are responsible for all activities that occur under your password or account. You agree to notify EKOS Communications immediately of any unauthorized use of your password or account or any other breach of security, and to ensure that you exit from your account at the end of each session. EKOS Communications cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from its failure or your failure to protect your password or account information.
Revising Personal Information
Registered users can access, revise and delete their personal information via the Profile web page. This page also allows EKOS Communications to specify which types of personal information can be shared with other users. If you wish to delete your account, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the phrase “Delete My Account” in the subject line.
Security of Personal Information
EKOS Communications is committed to protecting the security of personal information. EKOS Communications, through Greengeeks.com servers, uses a variety of security technologies and procedures to help protect personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure.
EKOS Communications may at any time, without notice, in its sole discretion and without cause, terminate your rights as a registered user of its website (or any portion thereof). EKOS Communications may also terminate your rights as a registered user of the website if you breach any term or condition of these Legal Notices.
Deleting an account consists in removing all data that would allow tracing a particular profile to a specific individual. Fields such as first name, last name, email address, and optionally introduced contact information such as the street address are removed from the database. For statistical purposes and to maintain a link between contributed content and its source, EKOS Communications will keep an anonymous identification number in lieu of a name for input received from individuals who have elected to delete their account.
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Links to Other Sites
EKOS Communications website contains links to third party websites. These links are provided solely as a convenience to you and not as an endorsement by EKOS Communications of the contents of such third-party sites. EKOS Communications is not responsible for the content and the privacy practices of other websites, nor does it make any representation or warranty of any kind regarding any third-party site including, without limitation, (i) any representation or warranty regarding the legality, reliability, completeness, timeliness, suitability of any content on any third-party website; (ii) any representation or warranty regarding the mechantability or fitness for a particular purpose of any material, content, software, goods or services located at or made available through such third-party websites; or (iii) any representation or warranty that the operation of the third-part websites will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects or errors in such third-party websites will be corrected or that such third-party websites will be free from viruses or other harmful components.
While EKOS Communcations encourages links to its website, it does not wish to be linked to or from any third-party website which (i) contains, posts or transmits any unlawful, threatening, abusive, libelous, defamatory, obscene, vulgar, pornographic, profane or indecent information of any kind, including, without limitation, any content constituting or encouraging conduct that would constitute a criminal offence, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any local, state, provincial, national or international law, regulation which may be damaging or detrimental to the activities, operations, credibility or integrity of EKOS Communications or which contains, posts or transmits any material or information of any kind which promotes racism, bigotry, hatred, or physical harm of any kind against any group or individual, could be harmful to minors, harasses or advocates harassment of another person, provides material that exploits people under the age of 18 in a sexual or violent manner, provides instructional information about illegal activities, including, without limitation, the making or buying of illegal weapons; or (ii) contains, posts, or transmits any information, software or other material which violates or infringes upon the rights of others, including material which is an invasion of privacy or publicity rights, or which is protected by copyright, trademark or other proprietary rights. EKOS Communications reserves the right to prohibit or refuse to accept any link to its website, including, without limitation, any link which contains or makes available content or information of the foregoing nature, at any time. You agree to remove any link you may have to its website upon the request of EKOS Communications.
All materials displayed or otherwise accessible through the website, including, without limitation, news articles, text, photographs, images, illustrations, audio clips, and video clips(collectively, the Content) are protected under Canadian and foreign copyright or other laws, and are owned by EKOS Communications or the party accredited as the provider of the Content. In addition, the website is protected under copyright law as a collective work and/or compilation pursuant to Canadian and foreign laws. You shall abide by all additional copyright notices, information and restrictions on or contained in any of the Content accessed through the website. ANY USE, REPRODUCTION, ALTERATION, MODIFICATION, PUBLIC PERFORMANCE OR DISPLAY, UPLOADING OR POSTING ONTO THE INTERNET, TRANSMISSION, REDISTRIBUTION OR OTHER EXPLOITATION OF THE WEBSITE OR OF ANY CONTENT, WHETHER IN WHOLE OR IN PART, OTHER THAN EXPRESSLY SET OUT HEREIN, IS PROHIBITED WITHOUT THE EXPRESS WRITTEN PERMISSION OF EKOS Communications.