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The Contents on this Site and its compilation is protected by Canadian and international copyright, and trademark laws. Unauthorized use of the Contents may violate copyright, trademark, and other laws. You may make a single copy of the Contents on this Site for non-commercial, personal or educational use only. Copying, repackaging, redistributing or modifying the Contents provided by this Site, in whole or in part, in printed or electronic format, is strictly prohibited.
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You may post or submit comments, suggestions, ideas, questions, or other information to The Council, provided the content is not illegal, obscene, defamatory, threatening, an invasion of privacy, objectionable or infringing of intellectual property rights of third parties, and does not consist of or contain software viruses, commercial solicitation or any form of "spam". You must not use a false e-mail address, impersonate any person or entity, or otherwise mislead as to the origin of such content.
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Description of Services, Products, Pricing & Payment terms
The Council has attempted to be as accurate as reasonably possible, however, it does not warrant that product descriptions or other Contents of the Site are accurate, complete, reliable, current, or error-free.
Limitation of Liability & Disclaimer of Warranties & Conditions
The Contents, products and services are provided in good faith on an "as is" basis and were current at the time of posting for use on the Site.
THE COUNCIL IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY LIABILITY FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR OTHER DAMAGES RESULTING FROM THE USE, MISUSE OR MISINTERPRETATION OF ANY CONTENT, PRODUCTS OR SERVICES PROVIDED BY THIS SITE.
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