CANSnet User Agreement

The Construction Association of Nova Scotia (CANS) is committed to controlling the collection, use and disclosure of the personal information of our internet users. CANS does not collect information that personally identifies individuals except when individuals provide such information voluntarily and/or for the purpose of providing you with the products or services you have requested from us. Personal information provided to CANS to gain access to products or services will not be sold or made available to a third party. CANS does reserve the right to perform statistical analysis of user behavior and characteristics in order to measure interest in and use of various sections of our site. As well certain non-personal information and data may be automatically collected through the operation of cookies.

CANS card order system requires the purchaser to provide contact, shipping and payment information. This information is collected and used to process the transaction and for internal accounting and processing purposes only. Credit card payments are processed through CHASE Paymentech.

Paymentech’s privacy policy statement can be viewed here ( or by pasting the following link: http://en.chasepaymentech.ca/portal/community/chase_paymentech/public/canada/canada_-_english/privacy_policy)

CANS services including but not limited to the general construction information, document orders, newsletter, continuing education, plans rooms, website, membership directory and all other services are provided for information purposes only. CANS makes no warranties or representations that any information or services provided will meet any specific requirements, be error-free, uninterrupted, complete, accurate or timely.

All CANS services are intended for the private use of CANS member companies, invited guests and their staff. Any commercial or other unauthorized use of the information provided by CANS is expressly forbidden. CANS user ID’s/passwords are provided to the companies for the sole use of registered member company representative(s). The company/user agrees to take responsibility for the actions of its representative(s) using CANS services and to ensure the representative(s) comply with the terms of Services and User Agreements.

Limited CANS services are intended for the private use of non-member companies and their staff. Any commercial or other unauthorized use of the information provided by CANS is expressly forbidden. CANS user ID’s/passwords are provided to the companies for the sole use of registered non- member company representative(s). The company/user agrees to take responsibility for the actions of its representative(s) using CANS services and to ensure the representative(s) comply with the terms of Services and User Agreements

Any information provided by CANS is presented as a service to the public. Any attempt to modify any information stored on the CANS website or use this information for other than its intended purposes is strictly prohibited. Any commercial or other unauthorized use of the information contained therein, including and not limited to, reverse engineering of drawings, in part or in whole, is expressly forbidden.

We reserve the right to make changes to the information services provided, disclaimers and conditions at any time without notice.

 

Disclaimer

CANS makes no warranties or representations, expressed or implied, including without limitation conditions of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose of the information and materials provided by CANS. This website contains information provided to CANS by third-party sources. Efforts have been made to ensure the accuracy of the information provided. No warranty expressed or implied is offered as to the accuracy of the information available. Please refer to tender information, plans, specifications and addenda maintained with the plan issuer or contracting authority.

 

Intellectual Property

Material such as engineering drawings/plans, specifications and addenda, training and course material and other documents may be provided to CANS for use by authorized users. Unless as otherwise noted such materials may be the subject of copyright ownership. Infringement of copyright and other intellectual property rights is strictly prohibited. Limitations CANS, its members, directors, officers, employees, agents and contractors shall not be liable for any damage (including, without limitation, damages for loss of data or profit, or due to business interruption,) arising out of the use or inability to use the materials and information provided on the CANS website.

 

Revisions

Every effort is made to provide accurate information. However, pages contained on the website (text, graphics, tables, audio and video) may contain technical inaccuracies and typographical errors. CANS accepts no responsibility for maintaining the information in these pages and ensuring that the information contained herein is accurate, complete or up to date. CANS may change the materials contained on this website at any time without notice.

 

Links

Any links in this website are for convenience only. CANS does not endorse third party products, services or information.

 

Privacy

All personal information collected at this site will be kept strictly confidential unless otherwise specified. Personal information will not be sold, or otherwise disclosed unless consent has been provided. This is in keeping with CANS Policy for Protection of Personal Information and the Personal Information Protections and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) of January 1, 2004.

 

Misuse

Exchange, circulation or misuse of user ids and passwords is strictly prohibited. Inappropriate use of CANS services, damage to or theft of CANS property may result in suspension or termination of a company¿½??s membership, non-member access, and individual privileges of access and may result in immediate suspension of all CANS services without notice.

In consideration for using CANS services and information contained therein the company/user hereby releases CANS, its members, directors, employees, contractors and agents from any and all claims arising from the use or inability to use CANS services or any information contained therein and agrees to indemnify CANS, its members, directors, employees, contractors and agents from any and all claims made, or losses suffered, by any person for any reason or any use whatsoever (whether or not improper or unauthorized) of CANS services and information contained therein.

 

Company Policies

Credit privileges will be extended to member companies and invited guests in good standing and whose accounts are up to date. Non-members are to pay for documents or services at time of purchase by credit card.

Payments are due upon receipt of invoice. Companies having accounts over 90 days in arrears will have credit privileges suspended until the account has been settled.

Continuing Education registrations and Special Events ticket purchases are to be made in advance and can be returned for a 75 percent refund up to ten days prior to the event.

 

Refund Policy

Documents may be returned if unused and in original condition within 30 days of purchase and will be refunded for the purchase price.

Cancellation of Continuing Education registrations or Special Events ticket purchases must be received no later than 10 working days prior to the event date to be eligible for a 75% refund of fees paid. No refunds will be issued after this date.

Membership dues and drawing orders are non-refundable.

DATED: May 2011