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Canada’s leading academic feminist publisher
Canada’s leading academic feminist publisher

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Links to third-party sites and services

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Intellectual property

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Lawful use

You agree to use the CSPI Site and its contents for lawful purposes and only as expressly permitted in this Terms of Use and for no other purpose. Except where otherwise noted, you may download, print, or view individual pages for non-commercial use only, provided you do not delete or change any of the information, including copyright or trademark notices. Except as otherwise permitted herein and as we may expressly authorize, you agree not to sell, license, rent, modify, distribute, copy, reproduce, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, publish, adapt, edit, or create derivative works from the content or materials on the CSPI Site or otherwise in any way exploit any of the content of the CSPI Site, in whole or in part or violate or infringe in any way upon the rights of others, or do or cause to be done anything which is unlawful, threatening, abusive, defamatory, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, vulgar, obscene, profane or otherwise objectionable, or that which encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any law, or which, without CSPI's express prior approval, contains advertising or any solicitation with respect to products or services. Any conduct by you that restricts or inhibits any other user of the CSPI Site is not permitted.

DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES

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LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL CSPI, INCLUDING ITS EMPLOYEES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, SHAREHOLDERS, AGENTS, CONSULTANTS, CONTRACTORS, OR LICENSORS, BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES IN LAW OR IN EQUITY, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES THAT RESULT FROM THE USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE, THE CSPI SITE OR FROM INFORMATION PROVIDED ON THE CSPI SITE OR FROM ANY FAILURE OF PERFORMANCE, ERROR, OMISSION, INTERRUPTION, DELETION, DEFECT, DELAY IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION, COMPUTER VIRUS, COMMUNICATION LINE FAILURE, THEFT OR DESTRUCTION OR UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO, ALTERATION OF, OR USE OF RECORDS. THE RISK OF ANY INJURY FROM THE FOREGOING RESTS ENTIRELY WITH YOU. THIS LIMITATION APPLIES WHETHER THE ALLEGED LIABILITY IS BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY, OR ANY OTHER BASIS INCLUDING ANY DEFAMATORY, OFFENSIVE, OR ILLEGAL CONDUCT OF OTHER USERS OR THIRD PARTIES WHETHER OR NOT CSPI HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE. BECAUSE SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES CSPAI’S LIABILITY IN SUCH JURISDICTIONS SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

Indemnification

You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold CSPI including its employees, officers, directors, shareholders, agents, consultants, and licensees harmless from and against any and all liabilities, claims and expenses, including attorney's fees, that arise from your use or misuse of the CSPI Site or the Content, including without limitation your violation of the Terms of Use. CSPI reserves the right, at its own expense, to assume the exclusive defence and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, in which event you will cooperate with us in asserting any available defences.

International use

By choosing to access the CSPI Site from any location other than Canada, you accept full responsibility for compliance with all local laws that are applicable. Accessing the CSPI Site from territories where the Contents are in whole or in part is illegal is prohibited.

Security precautions

The transactions conducted using the CSPI Site and information provided and collected are protected using industry standard security precautions. You acknowledge the risks of using the Internet including the possibility that your personal information will be accessed by unauthorized third parties. You may wish to seek professional advice on protecting your privacy and evaluating the security of the information systems you are using.

Choice of law

This Agreement shall be construed in accordance with the laws of the Province of Ontario and the laws of Canada applicable therein without regard to conflict of laws rules. You expressly agree that any claim or action arising out of or relating to the Terms of Use, the Privacy Policy or your use of the CSPI Site shall be adjudicated only in the courts of the Province of Ontario or the Federal Court of Canada, if applicable, and you further agree and submit to the exercise of personal jurisdiction of such courts for the purpose of litigating any such claim or action.

Integration and severability

The Terms of Use and the Privacy Policy constitute the entire agreement between CSPI and you with respect to the CSPI Site and the Privacy Policy and supersede all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals. If any provision of the Terms of Use or Privacy Policy is determined to be invalid or unenforceable, all other provisions shall remain in full force and effect. The section headings used herein are for convenience only and shall not be given any legal import.

Unauthorized use and termination

CSPI reserves the right, in our sole discretion, to terminate your access to all or part of the CSPI Site with or without notice and for any reason whatsoever. You have read and accept the Terms of Use and the terms of the Privacy Policy.