This is an agreement between you and MyCantada Community Services.
Before using the MyCantada.com intranet (referred to as the “Service’), you must agree to all of the following terms and conditions. Each time you log into the Service, you accept the terms of this agreement and agree to comply with all terms and conditions herein, as may be amended from time to time. YOU MUST BE AT LEAST 18 YEARS OF AGE TO ACCEPT THIS AGREEMENT. IF YOU ARE NOT 18 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER, YOU MUST HAVE A PARENT OR LEGAL GUARDIAN AGREE TO THESE TERMS ON YOUR BEHALF.
By accepting this Agreement:
• You also agree to abide by the User Guidelines and Content Management Guidelines at all times, which are posted on the Service and may be updated from time to time;
• You are fully responsible for all members and guests of your household who use the Service, whether from your home or otherwise (NOTE: “guests” include anyone who accesses the Service using your password); and
• You agree to monitor and supervise all use of the Service by guests and members of your household to insure compliance with this Agreement, the User Guidelines and the Content Management Guidelines. THIS RESPONSIBILITY INCLUDES SUPERVISION OF ANY HOUSEHOLD MEMBERS AND GUESTS UNDER 18 YEARS OF AGE.
You agree to the terms of this Agreement on behalf of all minor users of the Service in your household You agree, on behalf of yourself and all members and/or guests of your household, to abide by the following terms and conditions:
(1) In General The Service (including email, Instant Messaging, Message Board, Clubs, etc.) is operated by MyCantada Community Services, or “CANTADACS.” CANTADACS may change, or add to, these terms and conditions at any time and reference to the term “Agreement” includes any such changes or additions that CANTADACS may make to these terms and conditions. CANTADACS will post any new or additional terms and conditions on the Service and these new or additional terms and conditions will be effective immediately upon posting. Your continued use of the Service will serve as your agreement to abide by all such new or additional terms and conditions. If at any time, any term or condition of this Agreement is not acceptable to you, you (and all members and guests of your household) should immediately cease all use of the Service.
(2) The Content The Service provides access to information, software, photographs, audio, video, graphics, links and other material (referred to as “Content”) that is legally protected by CANTADACS and/or others under patent, copyright, trademark and other intellectual property laws. You agree to comply with all copyright notices and other restrictions contained in any Content available on, or accessed through, the Service. YOU ALSO AGREE TO USE THE CONTENT ONLY FOR PERSONAL PURPOSES. You may not use, alter or exploit the Content other than as specifically provided for in this Agreement. In addition, you may not reverse engineer or decompile any software that you download by using the Service unless you receive express permission from the software owner. You may post only the following types of Content on the Service:
(1) information which you have created,
(2) Copyright or other legally protected information for which you have received express permission from the owner, and
(3) Public information.
MyCantada.com User Agreement
CANTADACS has the right to edit, copy, publish, distribute, translate and otherwise use any Content that you place on the Service without any compensation to you.
You shall not copy, or store electronically, any portions of Content, unless you:
(1) obtain the prior approval of CANTADACS or the Content owner if it is someone other than CANTADACS and (2) maintain all copyright and other notices in the Content. 3.
(2) Rules of Conduct You shall not post any Content on the Service which: (1) may in any way be considered libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, abusive, harassing or threatening to any person or group of persons; (2) contains computer viruses or other destructive features;
(3) Violates the patent, trademark, copyright or any other intellectual or proprietary rights of another; or (4) otherwise violates any law. In addition, you may not post on the Service any links to any external Internet sites that may be considered obscene or pornographic or use the Service to distribute advertising, solicit funds, solicit users to join competitive online services or for any commercial purpose.
(4) Managing Content CANTADACS has the right to delete or edit any Content which, in its sole discretion, violates this Agreement or it determines to be unacceptable. However, CANTADACS does not and cannot review the Content posted by users of the Service. Some Content may be inappropriate, especially for children. CANTADACS is not responsible for any Content that is created by uses or other third party persons posted or displayed on, or transmitted through, the Service. YOU ASSUME FULL RESPONSIBILITY FOR SUPERVISING YOUR CHILDREN’S USE OF THE SERVICE. As a user of the Service, you should immediately report any inappropriate Content to CANTADACS by contacting content.manager@MyCantada.com.com. The Service also may contain links to other sites on the Internet, which are owned and operated by other parties. CANTADACS is not responsible for the availability of these sites or any of the information contained on them.
(5) Claims Against CANTADACS You agree to hold CANTADACS harmless and to pay all liabilities, costs and expenses that CANTADACS incurs resulting from your use of the Service (including use by anyone who uses your password, whether authorized or not) or use of the Service by any member or guest of your household.
(6) Termination of Service CANTADACS has the right, in its sole discretion, to restrict, suspend, or terminate your access (and access by any member or guest of your household) to all or any part of the Service, at any time for any reason without prior notice or liability. CANTADACS may also change, suspend or discontinue all or any aspect of the Service at any time without prior notice or liability. 2 MyCantada.com User Agreement MyCantada.com User Agreement
(7) Liability and Warranties The Service and the Content made available through the Service are provided on an “AS IS” basis. CANTADACS and its agents and third party Content providers DO NOT make any warranties of any kind with respect to the Service, any Content or any other materials or information provided by CANTADACS relating to the Service, including, but not limited to the following:
MyCantada.com Guidelines Overview
The MyCantada.comSM intranet (“MyCantada.com”), the intranet for MyCantada residents, is designed to promote neighbor-to-neighbor interaction and provide easy access to information relevant to residents. MyCantada.com will be managed by MyCantada Community Services "CANTADACS". Access is conditioned upon each resident’s acceptance of the User Agreement and adherence to that Agreement and these Guidelines.
CANTADACS may change these Guidelines or the User Agreement at any time. You agree to review changes to these Guidelines and the User Agreement and if any change is not acceptable to you, you agree to terminate your use of MyCantada.com. Your continued use of MyCantada.com after the effective date of any such change constitutes your acceptance of all of the changes.
MyCantada.com is intended to facilitate the process of fostering a sense of community within MyCantada. To achieve this goal, it is important to maintain an Intranet site that is friendly to users and supports positive interaction between residents. Conduct that is disruptive to the online community may result in disciplinary action by the CANTADACS Board of Directors, including possible suspension or termination of a resident’s privilege to access MyCantada.com.
Guidelines for use of MyCantada.com:
Content published through MyCantada.com will be managed in accordance with the following:
Posting of inappropriate content by a MyCantada.com user may result in the disciplinary process outlined in the numbered steps below. As a reference, the following definitions apply:
• A Warning is a written communication sent to a resident that has posted inappropriate content of minimal impact or has otherwise violated the terms and conditions of the MyCantada.com User Agreement and/or Guidelines.
• A Letter of Infraction is a written communication sent to resident that has posted inappropriate content of moderate to severe impact or has otherwise violated the terms and conditions of the MyCantada.com User Agreement and/or Guidelines.
1. As a first step, residents are encouraged to resolve disputes over content by first contacting their neighbor. Unresolved issues should be forwarded to CANTADACS for resolution.
2. Content determined to have minimal or moderate impact will result in content being removed and a Warning or a Letter of Infraction, respectively, being sent to the resident or their parent or legal guardian. Note: The correspondence will be kept on record by CANTADACS for future reference.
3. If a resident has received of 2 Warnings or a Letter of Infraction, they will have their entire household access rights to MyCantada.com suspended for up to 6 months.
4. Content determined to have a severe impact, such as content that is offensive, threatening, etc., will result in immediate removal of the content and suspension of the user’s access rights for up to 6 months. Subsequently, a Review Committee will meet within 60 days of the suspension to review the content and recommend further disciplinary action to the CANTADACS Board of Directors. CANTADACS will take the following steps in this process:
• Send an Infraction Letter to the resident stating the alleged content infraction and requesting a meeting with the Review committee.
• A meeting with the Review Committee will be held not less than 15 days from the date of the written notice.
• Resident may be present in person or by written response for the meeting. After the meeting, the Review Committee will issue a written decision to the resident within 5 days. The decision may extend the suspension or possibly terminate the user account.
Petitioning for Reinstatement
If a resident has had their access rights terminated, they may petition to have their rights reinstated as a part of the following process: 1. The resident must send a written request for reinstatement to the Review Committee. The request must include the reasons for the resident’s access rights to be reactivated. 2. CANTADACS will send a letter with a notice of hearing date to the resident. 3. The resident must be present for the hearing. After the hearing, a written decision by the Review Committee will be sent to the resident.
CANTADACS may disclose or provide access to a resident’s MyCantada.com account to law enforcement agencies when in good faith they believe a crime has been committed or the law otherwise requires it. CANTADACS may also disclose to legal counsel or law enforcement agencies account information in special cases when they have reason to believe that disclosing this information is necessary to identify, contact, or bring legal action against someone who may be violating MyCantada.com’s User Agreement or may be causing injury to or interference with (either intentionally or unintentionally) MyCantada.com’s rights or property, other MyCantada.com users, or anyone else that could be harmed by such activities. Revision 3 3 MyCantada.com Guidelines MyCantada.com Guidelines Disciplinary Timeline
Written notice of Committee decision which may reinstate, extend the suspension, or terminate the user account:
(8) Attachment(s): Parental Consent Form
The following Terms of Service apply to your use of this Network. You are solely responsible for your conduct and your content on the Network and compliance with these terms. By registering with us or using or browsing this Network, you acknowledge that you have read, understood, and agree to be bound by these terms. This Network is not directed to anyone younger than 16 and is offered only to users 16 years of age or older. Any person who provides their personal information through this Network represents that they are 16 years of age or older.
You agree that you will not post, email or make available any content or use this Network:
Additionally, you agree not to:
To provide notice of alleged copyright infringement on this Network, please see the DMCA Notification Guidelines.
You agree not to authorize or encourage any third party to use this Network to facilitate any of the foregoing prohibited conduct. You also agree that these Network Terms of Service inure to the benefit of our service providers (including our Network platform provider) and that they may take action (including the removal of your content and disabling of your account) in order to maintain compliance with these Network Terms of Service. Technology and hosting for aspects of this Network are provided by this Network's online service provider. However, the Network Creator of this Network controls the content, membership and policy of this Network, including those pages served by such service provider on behalf of this Network. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary, by participating on this Network you agree to indemnify and hold harmless such service provider on all matters related to your interaction with others using this Network and participation with this Network.