Evergreen's Legal Liabilities and Policies

Welcome to Evergreen's Website. The following terms and conditions are important things that you should know before using or accessing evergreen.ca. By accessing or using any part of Evergreen's website or any of the products or services offered by or through this website, you agree to be bound by the following terms and conditions of use. If you do not wish to be bound by these terms and conditions, you may not access or use evergreen.ca. These terms and conditions of use may be changed at any time by Evergreen without any notice to you. Your continued access and use of this website will mean that you agree to be bound by the most current version of the terms and conditions of use. Please check these terms and conditions periodically for any changes that have been made.

Privacy Policy

The Evergreen Website is intended to serve as a tool to inform supporters, friends and donors about Evergreen, its programs, and other conservation issues, and to provide the means for schools, communities and individuals to take action to create healthier, greener cities.

In the course of providing this online service, information is exchanged back and forth between the Evergreen servers, online users, and their browsers. In some instances on this site, you may be asked to list your name, e-mail address, and other information. Our policy with regards to your personal information is listed below. Evergreen believes that your personal information deserves utmost protection. While you can visit the site without registering or providing any personal information, you will need to register if you want to register for an event, leave comments on this site and/or make a donation.

Evergreen reserves the right to remove any submissions that are deemed to be offensive, illegal, off-topic or inappropriate in any way.

Donors

Personal Information

In some places on this site you may be asked to list your name, address, and other contact information. The information we collect is used to inform supporters, volunteers and donors about Evergreen’s activities, programs, special events and ways to support our efforts. It will also be used to generate statistics and reports for internal use only. These statistics and reports will not contain any personally identifiable information.

Evergreen complies with the Canadian Personal Information Protection and Electronics Documents Act (PIPEDA), the Alberta and British Columbia Personal Information Protection Acts (PIPA) as well as Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL).

Evergreen reserves the right to cooperate with local, provincial and federal officials in any investigation requiring either personal information—including any personal information provided online through evergreen.ca—or reports about lawful or unlawful user activities on this site.

If you have any questions about the collection, use and disclosure of personal information by Evergreen, please contact the Privacy Officer by telephone at 416-596-1495 x224, by email at privacyofficer@evergreen.ca or by mail at:

Evergreen
Attention: Privacy Officer
550 Bayview Avenue, Suite 300
Toronto, ON  M4W 3X8

Disclosure

It is the policy of Evergreen that all information regarding donors, supporters and volunteers of Evergreen are maintained in the strictest confidence by Evergreen and its employees. Furthermore, Evergreen will not disclose, sell, or trade personal donor and volunteer information to any external party. The information will only be used by Evergreen for the purposes for which it was collected as disclosed by volunteers and employees of Evergreen.

Web Security

Security of visitor information is paramount to Evergreen. Passwords are stored encrypted with a one-way hash function. Online giving sites are protected by SSL encryption, and verified by external audit firms.

Cookies

As with many other websites, Evergreen does use cookies to understand better how our website is used. The information from cookies helps us better support our visitors. We do not collect or retain personal information with cookies.

Liability

The information provided on Evergreen's Website is provided on an "As Is" basis and for general informational purposes only. Evergreen does not guarantee whatsoever the accuracy, completeness, fitness for a particular purpose or non-infringement of proprietary rights regarding any information, materials or other documents, which are on, or referenced by, or linked to, the Evergreen Website. Neither will Evergreen be held responsible for incorrect information or typographical errors whether on the Project Registry listings or elsewhere on the Evergreen Website.

Evergreen shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for the accuracy, content, timeliness, completeness, legality, reliability, quality, suitability or decency of any information, advice, content, service, product or merchandise contained on the Evergreen site or in sites linked to or from the Evergreen Website.

Under no circumstances will Evergreen or any of its officers, directors, shareholders, employees, affiliates, agents, sponsors, licensors, or any other party involved in creating, producing, or distributing Evergreen's content be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, or consequential damages (including but not limited to loss of profits, goodwill, use data or other intangible losses) that result or arise from (a) the use of and reliance on the Evergreen website or the information thereon, (b) the inability to use the Evergreen website, (c) mistakes, omissions, interruptions, suspension, termination, deletion of files or email, errors, defects, viruses, delays in operation or transmission, or any failure of performance with respect to the Evergreen website, including without limitation those that result from acts of god, communications failure, theft, destruction, or unauthorized access to Evergreen's records, programs, or services, (d) merchandise, products, or services received through or advertised on Evergreen's website and merchandise, products, or services received through or advertised on any links provided on Evergreen's website, (e) information or advice received through or advertised on Evergreen's website and information or advice received through or advertised on any links provided on Evergreen's website and (f) any information, data, text, messages and other materials that you email, post, upload, reproduce, transmit or otherwise distribute using Evergreen's website.

Because some jurisdictions do not allow the restriction, exclusion or limitation of liability for, in such jurisdictions liability is limited to the fullest extent permitted by law.

If you are dissatisfied with any portion of Evergreen's website or with any of these terms of use, your sole remedy is to discontinue using Evergreen's website.

Intellectual Property Rights

The underlying HTML, text, and other content made available to you on the Evergreen Website is protected by copyright, trademark and other proprietary rights and does not convey or create any license or other rights in such proprietary rights. You may download the content on this Website only for your personal use and for non-commercial purposes only.

Copyright Information

The Evergreen text-based information may only be reproduced, stored or transferred electronically for personal, community or sponsorship use. Reference must be given to Evergreen and any other authors, where applicable.

Images and photographs may not be reproduced, stored, made available, or transmitted without the express permission of Evergreen.

None of the information or images on Evergreen's Website may be resold in any manner, including restricted or commercial on-line systems, without the express permission of Evergreen. Please keep this notice attached.

If you have any questions, please contact us:

info@evergreen.ca

Evergreen
Centre for Green Cities, Suite 300
550 Bayview Ave
Toronto ON  M4W 3X8
1-888-426-3138