Terms of Use

CANADA INFRASTRUCTURE BANK WEBSITE
TERMS OF USE

PLEASE READ THESE TERMS OF USE CAREFULLY. By accessing or using this Site, you, as a User, acknowledge these Terms of Use and agree, without limitation or qualification, to be bound by them and by applicable laws. CIB may revise these Terms of Use at any time. You should view this page each time you visit this Site since your use of this Site after any such revisions will constitute acceptance of such revised terms.

Definitions

CIB” means the Canada Infrastructure Bank.

Information” means the information, materials and content provided in the pages of a Site.

Personal Information” means any information about an identifiable individual within the meaning of the Privacy Act.

Site” means CIB’s websites and Web pages, as the case may be.

User” means any person or entity having access to or using a Site.

Ownership and Monitoring

The Site is owned exclusively by CIB. CIB may monitor access to, use of, and other activities relating to the Site, and may intervene in relation thereto but does not make any representation or warranty that it will do so. You hereby consent to any such monitoring and intervention. CIB may, in its sole discretion, terminate, suspend or refuse to permit the access to or use of a Site, or any part thereof, by any User or other person or entity, for any reason and without notice.

Access and Use of Site and Information

You agree that the access and use of this Site is at your own risk, whether doing so from inside or outside Canada. Users are solely responsible for their compliance with applicable local, national and international laws. Users may not use, export or re-export the Information, or any adaptation thereof, in violation of applicable laws or regulations, including export laws and regulations of Canada in force from time to time. You agree not to introduce into or through this Site any information or material which may constitute or encourage conduct that would constitute libel, slander, defamation, harassment or discrimination, or which may give rise to a criminal offence or civil liability on the part of any User or any other person or entity. Users warrant that information or material which they provide to CIB electronically through their access to or use of this Site does not infringe the rights of any person or entity.

In addition, while accessing or using this Site, Users shall not:

  1. download, upload, post, transmit, publish or distribute any material or information for which they do not have all necessary rights;
  2. download, upload, post, transmit, publish or distribute any material or information which contain computer viruses or other codes, files or programs intended in any manner to disrupt or interfere with the functioning of this Site;
  3. interfere with or disrupt this Site or computer networks connected thereto, or gain unauthorized entry or access to same;
  4. reproduce, copy, modify, sell, distribute or otherwise exploit for any commercial purposes any Information contained within this Site;
  5. violate any law or regulation, any generally accepted Internet practice, or interfere with any other User’s ability to use this Site and any Information provided on this Site; or
  6. alter, forge or modify in any way any of the Information posted or accessible within this Site.

The content of this Site is provided for information purposes only and is not intended to provide specific financial, investment, tax, legal, or accounting advice to Users, and should not be relied upon for that purpose. Information on this Site is provided on an “as is” and/or “as available” basis, without warranty of any kind, whether express, implied or statutory. Information on this Site may contain technical inaccuracies or typographical errors and may be modified, revised or updated by CIB without notice. Users have the sole responsibility to take reasonable and appropriate precautions to scan for viruses or other destructive properties when accessing or using the Information. The Information on this Site does not constitute an offer or solicitation by any person or to any person in any jurisdiction. The Information contained in this Site may be changed by or on behalf of CIB at any time, for any reason, without notice.

Disclaimer

CIB does not give, make or set any warranties, representations, conditions, guarantees or endorsements, whether expressed or implied by law, statute, common or trade usage or otherwise, with respect to the functionality or conditions of this Site or the Information contained therein, including, without limitation, warranties as to merchantability, operation, non-infringement, title, usefulness, completeness, accuracy, adequacy, currency, reliability or fitness for a particular purpose. CIB does not give, make or set any express or implied warranties, representations, conditions, guarantees or endorsements to the effect that the Information, accessed from or through this Site, will be uninterrupted or free of errors, omissions, defects, viruses or other harmful components, or that any such problems which are discovered will be corrected. Links or hyperlinks from or to other websites or Internet resources outside the Site are meant for convenience only and are at Users’ own risks. CIB makes no representations whatsoever about any other websites which Users may access through the Site, and CIB shall not be responsible or liable for any damages in connection with linking or hyperlinking. CIB does not endorse, nor accept any responsibility for, the content, or the use, of any linked or hyperlinked website.

Intellectual Property

CIB retains the intellectual property rights to this Site. This Site and the Information contained therein are protected by copyright. Certain names, words, titles, phrases, logos, icons, graphics, designs or other content in the pages of the Site are trade names or trade-marks owned by or licensed to CIB. The display of trade-marks and trade names on pages in the Site does not imply that a licence of any kind has been granted to anyone else. Users shall not copy, distribute, publish or otherwise make public or for commercial use any content of this Site in any form. Any unauthorized downloading, transmission or other copying or modification of trade-marks, trade names or the content of the Site may be a violation of federal or other law or common law rights and could expose the User to legal action.

Privacy and Confidentiality

CIB is committed to take all reasonable measures to protect the privacy of Users with respect to the Personal Information they provide and to give effect to the principles contained in its Privacy Notice pursuant to applicable privacy legislation, including the requirements, exclusions and exceptions provided therein. By accessing and using this Site, Users accept, acknowledge and consent to CIB’s Privacy Notice, as amended from time to time, as well as to the collection, use, disclosure, retention and disposal of Personal Information that Users provide. Despite CIB’s best efforts to take measures to ensure the protection of Personal Information, the risk that the confidentiality or privacy of such information is violated, lost or otherwise breached cannot be excluded.
The Internet is not a secure medium and privacy cannot be ensured. Internet e-mail is vulnerable to interception and loss. CIB will not be responsible for and shall not be liable to Users or any other person for any damages in connection with an e-mail sent to CIB or an e-mail CIB sends at the User’s request.

Users understand, accept and agree that access to or use of the Site is at their own risk, which entails a waiver of rights or remedies against CIB for any prejudice whatsoever arising out of or in connection with the exchange, collection, use, disclosure, retention or disposal of Personal Information. CIB is not responsible for and shall not be liable to Users or other persons or entities for claims, losses, costs, expenses or damages whatsoever arising out of or in connection with the exchange, collection, use, disclosure, retention or disposal of Personal Information, except in cases where such prejudice results directly and entirely from the negligence of CIB in the performance of its legal obligations under the Privacy Act.

For information on how CIB collects or uses Personal Information, please refer to CIB’s Privacy Notice.

Limitation of Liability

Neither CIB, directors, officers, employees and advisors, nor any person associated with the creation of this Site or its contents shall be liable for any direct, indirect, special, incidental, punitive, third party, consequential damages or any other damages, losses or expenses however caused, sustained by Users or any other person as a result of the use of this Site and/or any web browser, including any liability for:

  1. interruptions and communication line failures including communication malfunctions that affect the accuracy or timeliness of messages or instructions between Users and CIB and/or which prevent messages or instructions from being transmitted in whole or in part or agreements from being formed between Users and CIB;
  2. Users’ inability to access, at any time, any part of this Site or any Information provided on it;
  3. the malfunctioning or unavailability of this Site, in whole or in part;
  4. any harm or loss to Users’ personal computer records or data howsoever caused including caused by viruses, “worms”, “trojan horses” or other similar intrusive, disruptive or destructive programs or files of that nature;
  5. interception or disclosure of confidential or sensitive information transmitted over the Internet;
  6. inaccuracies, delays in operation or transmission, failures, errors or omissions or loss of transmitted information; and
  7. lack of suitability, reliability, timeliness or availability of this Site or any material or services offered on this site.

While CIB makes reasonable efforts to ensure that all Information provided on this Site do not contain computer viruses, Users are solely responsible to adequately protect and backup their data and/or equipment and to take reasonable and appropriate precautions to scan for computer viruses or other destructive properties.

Indemnity

Users agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless CIB and its affiliates, directors, officers, employees, advisors and persons associated with the creation of this Site or its contents, from any claim or demand, including reasonable lawyer’s fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of:

  1. Users’ use of this site and the Information provided on this Site,
  2. Users’ violation of these Terms of Use or any other terms and conditions under any other agreement applicable to any information, service or product provided on this Site,
  3. any Users’ misrepresentations; or
  4. Users’ violation of any rights of another.

Official Languages

CIB is bound by the Official Languages Act and relevant Treasury Board policies and all CIB information is available in both French and English. However, content provided by external sources is not subject to requirements regarding official languages. Users should be aware that any Information on this Site that is linked to or provided by an external website or third party is available only in the language in which it was provided.

Governing Law

These Terms of Use and any issue or dispute relating to this site will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Province of Ontario and the applicable laws of Canada. By using this Site you are hereby consenting and submitting to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the Province of Ontario in any action or dispute related to these Terms of Use or any issue in respect of this site.