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PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERS ONTARIO WEBSITE TERMS OF USE AND LEGAL RESTRICTIONS

ATTENTION: PLEASE READ THESE TERMS CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS WEBSITE. USING THIS WEBSITE INDICATES THAT YOU ACCEPT THESE TERMS. IF YOU DO NOT ACCEPT THESE TERMS ("TERMS"), DO NOT USE THIS WEBSITE.

Use of site.
Professional Engineers Ontario ("PEO") authorizes you to view and download the materials at this website ("site") only for your personal, non-commercial use, provided you retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained in the original materials on any copies of the materials. You may not modify the materials at this site in any way, or reproduce, copy, publicly display, distribute or otherwise use them for any public or commercial purpose. For purposes of these terms, any use of these materials on any other website or networked computer environment for any purpose is prohibited. No part of the site, including logos or graphics may be reproduced or retransmitted in any way, or by any means, without the prior express written permission of PEO.

User submissions.
Any material, information or other communication you transmit or post to this site, including any material, information or other communications to the PEO Members' Forum, will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary ("communications"). PEO will have no obligations with respect to the communications and shall be free to use or disseminate such communications on an unrestricted basis for any purpose. You acknowledge that you are responsible for the communications that you submit, including full responsibility for their legality, reliability, and appropriateness. Any opinions or claims expressed on the PEO Members' Forum are the opinions of the individual contributors and do not imply endorsement by Professional Engineers Ontario.

Posting of inappropriate communications.
You are prohibited from posting or transmitting to or from this site any unlawful, threatening, libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, or other material that would violate any law or that would constitute a criminal offense or give rise to civil liability, or otherwise use the PEO site in a manner which is contrary to law or would serve to restrict or inhibit any other user from using or enjoying the site. Users should not post copyrighted material on the PEO Members' Forum without the permission of Professional Engineers Ontario and the original authors.

Monitoring of site.
PEO may, but is not obligated to, monitor or review any areas on the site where users transmit or post communications or communicate solely with each other, including but not limited to the PEO Members’ Forum, and the content of any such communications. PEO will have no liability related to the content of any such communications, whether or not arising under the laws of copyright, libel, privacy, obscenity, or otherwise. PEO reserves the right to refuse to post or to remove any communications, in whole or in part, that, in its sole discretion, are unacceptable, undesirable, or in violation of these Terms.

Links to other websites.
This site may be linked to other sites that are not under the control of and are not maintained by PEO. PEO is not responsible for the content of those sites. PEO is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link to such sites does not imply endorsement by PEO of those sites.

Note: Anyone linking to PEO's website must comply with these guidelines and all applicable laws.

Mirroring of materials. You may not, without PEO's prior express written permission, "mirror" any material contained on this site on any other server.
Termination of rights. If you breach any of these Terms, your authorization to use this site automatically terminates.

Disclaimer. THE MATERIALS PROVIDED AT THIS SITE ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY. PEO FURTHER DOES NOT WARRANT THE ACCURACY AND COMPLETENESS OF THE MATERIALS AT THIS SITE. PEO MAY MAKE CHANGES TO THE MATERIALS AT THIS SITE, AT ANY TIME, WITHOUT NOTICE. THE MATERIALS AT THIS SITE MAY BE OUT OF DATE, AND PEO MAKES NO COMMITMENT TO UPDATE THE MATERIALS AT THIS SITE.

Limitation of liability. IN NO EVENT WILL PEO BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THOSE RESULTING FROM LOST PROFITS OR LOST DATA) ARISING OUT OF THE USE, INABILITY TO USE, OR THE RESULTS OF USE OF THIS SITE, ANY WEBSITES LINKED TO THIS SITE, OR THE MATERIALS OR INFORMATION CONTAINED AT ANY OR ALL SUCH SITES, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY AND WHETHER OR NOT ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. YOU AGREE TO HOLD PEO HARMLESS FROM, AND YOU COVENANT NOT TO SUE PEO FOR, ANY CLAIMS BASED ON USING THE SITE.
Recourse. If you are dissatisfied with the site or with any Terms, policies, guidelines, or practices of PEO in operating the site, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using the site.

Applicable Laws
. This site is administered by PEO from its offices in Toronto, Ontario. PEO makes no representation that materials at this site are appropriate or available for use outside of the Province of Ontario and access to them from territories where their contents are illegal is prohibited. These Terms will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Province of Ontario, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of laws.

General.
These Terms represent the entire understanding relating to the use of the site and prevail over any prior or contemporaneous, conflicting or additional, communications. PEO may revise these Terms at any time by updating this posting. You should visit this page from time to time to review the then-current Terms because they are binding on you. Certain provisions of these Terms may be superseded by expressly designated legal notices or terms located on particular pages at this Site.

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