The Nuclear Waste Management Organization (“NWMO”) wants Canadians to become involved in helping to shape its study of approaches to managing nuclear fuel waste. The NWMO hopes to encourage dialogue and collaboration with Canadians, and invites you to actively participate by visiting and interacting with the NWMO website (the “Site”).
1. Use of the Site
2. Use of Forums
The Site may contain forums, bulletin board services, panels, chatrooms, polls, surveys, news groups, or other such communication services (collectively, “Forums”) designed to enable you to communicate and interact with the NWMO and/or other members of the public. You agree that while using the Site or participating in any Forums available on the Site, you will not do any of the following:
- Upload, post, transmit, publish or distribute any material or information
- For which you do not have all necessary rights and licences;
- That is inappropriate, obscene, derogatory, defamatory or offensive;
- That contains a computer virus or other code file or program which could disrupt or interfere with the functioning of the Site; or
- That constitutes, or encourages conduct that would constitute, a criminal offence or give rise to civil liability.
- Use the Site in such a manner as to gain or attempt to gain unauthorized entry or access to the computer systems or networks of others,
- Collect information about other users, including email addresses, without their consent,
- Forge headers or in any manner manipulate identifiers in order to disguise your origin or impersonate any person or other entity, or
- Use the Site or any Forums in a manner which is contrary to law or to generally accepted Internet principles.
3. Submitted Information
4. Ownership of Site and Content
The Site and all written and other materials made available through the Site, excluding Submitted Information, (the “Content”) is the property of the NWMO and/or its licensors and is protected by copyright, trademark and other laws. Certain names, logos, graphics, designs or other Content in the Site are trade names or trademarks owned by or licenced to the NWMO. Without prejudice to the rights of third-party licensors and copyright owners, other than the NWMO, who have so marked their material and to the extent permitted by law, the NWMO hereby grants you permission to copy, distribute, download, and/or transmit single copies of items comprising the NWMO Content for your personal, non-commercial use for research, review, criticism or private study, provided that you maintain all copyright and other notices contained in such Content, and provided that such permission does not include the right to reproduce the Site as a whole (or a substantial part thereof). No other right or licence to the Site or the Content is hereby granted.
The reports and papers which the NWMO has commissioned through third parties, and which appear on this website, do not necessarily reflect the views or position of the NWMO, and unless otherwise specifically stated, are made available to the public by the NWMO for information only. The contents of these reports and papers reflect the views of the author(s) who are solely responsible for the text and its conclusions, as well as the accuracy of any data used in its creation. Neither the NWMO nor any employee makes any warranty, expressed or implied, or assume any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information disclosed, or represents that the use of any information would not infringe privately owned rights. Any reference to a specific commercial product, process, service by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise, does not constitute or imply its endorsement, recommendation, or preference by the NWMO.
5. Third-Party Links
For your convenience, the NWMO may provide links to websites that are owned or operated by third parties. Such sites are independent from the NWMO, and the NWMO has no control over the content of such third-party sites. A link to a third-party’s site does not imply that the NWMO endorses the site, approves the contents of the site or guarantees the accuracy or timeliness of such third-party information. It is your responsibility to ensure that you review the terms and conditions applicable to such third-party site before using it.
6. Disclaimer and Limitation of Liability
The Site and the Content are provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis. While the NWMO attempts to provide information that is correct, accurate, current and timely, the NWMO makes no representations, conditions or warranties either expressed or implied, that (i) the Site or Content will be accurate, current or reliable; (ii) the operation of the Site will be uninterrupted or error-free, or (iii) the Site will be free from viruses or harmful components. The NWMO hereby disclaims any warranties or conditions arising by law, statute, trade usage or otherwise, including without limitation, warranties and conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement or title. In no event will the NWMO, its directors, officers, employees, agents or licensors be liable to you or any third party for damages of any kind incurred in connection with your use of the Site.
8. Governing Law
9. General Provisions