Acceptance of Terms of Use
The Community Initiatives Fund ("CIF") owns and operates this Web site ("Web site"). This Terms of Use Agreement ("Agreement") states the terms and conditions under which you may access and use the Web site. By accessing and using the Web site, you are indicating your acceptance to be bound by the terms and conditions of this Agreement. If you do not accept these terms and conditions, you must not access or use the Web site. CIF may revise this Agreement at any time by updating this posting. Use of the Web site after such changes are posted will signify your agreement to these revised terms. You should visit this page periodically to review this Agreement.

Information at this Web site is provided as a public service by CIF. This Web site, which includes all of the information it contains, is provided strictly "as is" and without warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied. We cannot guarantee that all information is current or accurate. Portions of the Web site are updated regularly and every effort is made to ensure the accuracy, currency and reliability of the content. However, at any time, some details may not yet reflect recent changes. Users should verify information before acting on it.

All materials displayed or otherwise accessible through the Web site, including, without limitation, news articles, text, photographs, images, illustrations, are protected by the copyright laws of Canada and other countries. Visitors or users are not allowed to modify, publish, distribute, transmit, or create derivative works of any material found on this Web site for any commercial purposes.

In addition, the Web site is protected under copyright law as a collective work and/or compilation pursuant to Canadian and foreign laws. You shall abide by all additional copyright notices, information and restrictions on or contained in any of the content accessed through the Web site. CIF does authorize visitors or users of this Web site to use materials published by CIF from this Web site solely for non- commercial use within their organization. In consideration of this authorization, users agree that any copy of these materials which they make shall retain all copyright and other proprietary notices in the same form and manner as the original. Any technology, product, process or methods described in the Web site may also be the subject of other intellectual property rights reserved by CIF and are not licensed hereunder.

Privacy and Security
The operating system for the Web site may automatically record some general information about your visit. CIF uses this information for statistical analysis to help make its site more useful to visitors. We may disclose this information in aggregate only to third parties such as members and/or clients and/or use it for auditing purposes:  

  • the domain name and IP address of the computer accessing this Web site and its Internet Service Provider
  • the country the IP address is from
  • the date and time of last access to this Web site; and
  • the pages that have been accessed.  

Limitation of Liability
CIF and its affiliates are not responsible in any manner for direct, indirect, special, incidental or consequential damages, losses or expenses, however caused, including any loss of use, lost or incorrect data, business interruption, personal injury, or any other pecuniary loss, whether the action is in contract, tort (including negligence) or other tortuous action, arising out of a visitors’ or users’ uses of this Web site and/or any web browser and/or in reliance on information available on this Web site.

You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless CIF and its affiliates from and against any and all claims, demands, liabilities, costs, or expenses whatsoever, including, without limitation, legal fees and disbursements, resulting directly or indirectly from: (i) your breach of any of the terms and conditions of this Agreement, (ii) your access, use or inability to access or use the Web site or any Web site to which the Web site is or may be linked to and from time to time, (iii) your use of, reliance on, publication, communication or distribution, uploading or downloading of anything on or from the Web site, and/or (iv) your violation of any law or regulation.

There may be Web sites linked to and from this site that are operated or created by or for organizations outside of CIF. Links to other Web sites from this Web site are for convenience only. CIF wants its web users to know that when they select a link to an outside Web site, they are leaving the CIF site and are subject to the privacy and security policies of the owners/sponsors of the outside Web site. CIF does not guarantee the accuracy, relevance, timeliness or completeness of information contained on a linked Web site; does not endorse the organizations sponsoring linked Web sites, or the views they express or products/services they offer. CIF cannot endorse the use of copyrighted materials contained on linked websites. CIF is not responsible for transmissions users received from linked Web sites.

Virus Checks
It is the visitor’ or user’s responsibility to take reasonable precautions to scan for computer viruses, worms, Trojan horses and other items of destructive nature when using this Web site. It is also up to visitors or users to ensure that they have a complete and current backup of the information on their computer system prior to using this Web site.

Governing Law
The Web site is controlled by CIF from its offices within the Province of Saskatchewan, Canada. By accessing or using the Web site, you agree that all matters relating to your access to, or use of, the Web site and/or the content shall be governed by the laws of the Province of Saskatchewan and the laws of Canada, without regard to the conflict of laws principles thereof. You agree and hereby submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the Province of Saskatchewan with respect to such matters.