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Terms of Use

Usage of the Global Access & Inclusion Hub located on http://globalaccessinclusion.org/ (the “Hub”) and the Hub’s information, tools, features and functionality (together the “Service”) presented by the Rick Hansen Foundation (the “Foundation”) is subject to all of the following terms and conditions (“Terms of Use”).

By using the Service, you agree to be bound by these Terms of Use, whether you are a “Visitor” (which means that you simply browse the Hub) or you are a “User” (which means that you have registered with the Hub). The term “you” or “User” refers to a Visitor or a User. Usage of the Service is conclusive evidence that you have read, understood, and agreed to these Terms of Use.

The Foundation has the right to revise these Terms of Use at any time without providing notice. Your continued use shall be deemed irrevocable acceptance of those revisions. At any time, the Foundation may (i) terminate your use or right to use the Service for any reason, or (ii) modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Service (or any part thereof) with or without notice.

Disclaimers

THE SERVICE IS PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT THE USE OF THE SERVICE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. THE FOUNDATION DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OR GUARANTEES, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE, WITH RESPECT TO THE ACCURACY, RELIABILITY OR SUITABILITY FOR ANY PURPOSE, OF THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN OR REFERENCED TO IN THE HUB. ANY PERSON ACCESSING OR USING THE SERVICE ACCEPTS AND ASSUMES ALL RISKS RELATING TO THE ACCURACY OR RELIABILITY, OR ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF, THE SERVICE.

THE FOUNDATION IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ACTS OR OMISSIONS OF, OR FOR THE FAILINGS OF, ANY THIRD-PARTY PROVIDER OF ANY CONTENT, SERVICE, NETWORK, SOFTWARE OR HARDWARE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, INTERNET SERVICE PROVIDERS, TELECOMMUNICATIONS PROVIDERS, CONTENT PROVIDED BY OTHER USERS, OR ANY SOFTWARE OR HARDWARE NOT PROVIDED BY THE FOUNDATION.

The Foundation undertakes reasonable efforts to provide accurate and current information on the Hub. However, errors may occasionally occur and the Foundation assumes no responsibility for omissions and inaccuracy of the information on the Hub. Inclusion of information on the Hub does not imply any approval, acknowledgment, association, commitment, or endorsement by the Foundation. Prior to relying on the content located on the Hub, the User should carefully evaluate its accuracy, currency, completeness and relevance for their purposes, and should obtain any appropriate professional advice relevant to their particular circumstances.

The Foundation will not have any liability for any special, incidental, consequential, direct or indirect losses or damages, or any other damage or loss claimed either in contract, negligence or tort including, without limitation, punitive damages arising out of use of the Service, or arising out of the inability to use the Service. Such damages or losses may include, but is not limited to, any damages to, or viruses that may affect, a User’s computer equipment, software, or data as a result of accessing our web site.

Copyright/Permission to Reproduce

Unless otherwise noted, the contents of the Hub is for the User’s personal and non-commercial use, and is subject to the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0/legalcode).

Notwithstanding the aforementioned, Rick Hansen’s name, photo, and/or likeness, and the Foundation logo are protected by copyright, trademark and other intellectual property laws, and international treaties. Advanced written authorization is required from the Foundation if you wish to use and/or publish Rick Hansen’s name, photo, and/or likeness, or the Foundation logo.

For more information on our authorization and release policies please contact the Foundation at info@rickhansen.com.

Third Party Sites & Content

The Service may permit the User to see or link to other websites or resources on the Internet, and other websites or resources may contain links to the Hub. These other websites are not under the Foundation’s control, and the User acknowledges that the Foundation is not responsible or liable for the content, functions, accuracy, legality, appropriateness or any other aspect of such websites or resources. The inclusion of any such link does not imply endorsement by the Foundation or any association with its operators. The User further acknowledges and agrees that the Foundation shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with the use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such website or resource.

Removal of Offensive/Inappropriate Content

The Foundation reserves the right to remove, delete, and if applicable, report, any post or message which the Foundation deems, in its sole discretion, (i) as offensive, libelous or defamatory, (ii) as disclosing private or personal matters concerning any person, (iii) as encouraging conduct that would be considered a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or violate any law (including but not limited to any post or transmitted message, data, image or program that is indecent, obscene, pornographic, harassing, threatening, abusive, hateful, racially or ethnically offensive).

If you identify any content on the Hub which you consider to be offensive, libellous, or otherwise inappropriate, please notify the Hub curator at curator@globalaccessinclusion.org and the Foundation will review and take action as appropriate.

Privacy Policy and Collection of User Information

Users further agree with the Foundation’s Privacy Policy www.rickhansen.com/Legal/Privacy-Policy and consent to the collection and use of information as indicated in this document. Periodically, portions of the content in this privacy statement could be modified. Users are responsible for reviewing this document occasionally for changes and updates.

General

The Foundation recommends and encourages Users contributing to the Hub to ensure such contributions of content are accessible and, where possible, available in both English and French languages. For guidance on document accessibility, please refer to the Guide to Accessible Documents. Additional information on web accessibility can be found in the Access to Information & Technology section of the Hub Resource Center.

These Terms of Use have been made in and shall be construed and enforced in accordance with the laws of the jurisdiction of the Province of British Columbia, Canada, and you irrevocably consent to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the Province of British Columbia for any claim, proceeding or action under the Terms of Use against the Foundation. These Terms of Use shall constitute the complete and exclusive agreement between you and the Foundation, and govern your use of the Hub. If any provision of this Terms of Use is declared by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, illegal, or unenforceable, such provision shall be severed from the Terms of Use and the other provisions shall remain in full force and effect.

Contact Us

If you have any questions or concerns about these terms of use, please contact the Foundation at info@rickhansen.com or call 604-295-8149 (1-800-213-2131), or write us at:

Rick Hansen Foundation

300 – 3820 Cessna Drive

Richmond, BC, V7B 0A2

Canada