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Open Access and Use of Data
DataStream is an open-access platform for sharing data for research, informational and educational purposes only. The data made available on DataStream is intended for research use.
Data submitted to DataStream by its contributors is intended to be open access and can be freely accessed, used, modified, re-used and redistributed by anyone for any lawful purpose. However, please note that some data may contain additional restrictions on use or re-use including the requirement to provide appropriate attribution of the data contributor and DataStream. Users must consult the usage rights that accompanies the data you access and/or download, and you are required to abide by the respective usage terms and conditions.
Data contributors maintain copyright in the data made available via DataStream pursuant to the relevant licence terms attached to the relevant data.
The Foundation maintains copyrights in the logos, trademarks (registered or unregistered), graphics, layout, UX, UI, content, and the way the data is compiled and/or organized and offered to the public via DataStream (the “Foundation Materials”). Nothing contained herein shall be construed as conferring a licence or right to use any Foundation Materials without the Foundation’s prior written consent.
No Warranty with Datasets
The data submitted by contributors to DataStream is not verified by the Foundation or any of the Foundation’s partners. It is provided on an “as is” basis and there is no warranty or guarantee of any kind that the information is accurate, complete, current or suitable for any particular purpose. It is the responsibility of all persons who use DataStream to independently confirm the accuracy of the data, information or results obtained through DataStream.
The Foundation and all of its partners disclaim all warranties and conditions with regards to any information and data available via DataStream and this includes any and warranties of merchantability whether they are implied, statutory, fitness for a particular purpose, title, and/or non-infringement.
Exclusion of Liability
In no event shall the Foundation and any of its partners be liable for any direct, special, indirect or consequential damages or any damages whatsoever resulting from any use of DataStream and any content available through DataStream which shall include any loss of use, data, goodwill, intellectual property infringement, or profits, whether in an action of contract, negligence, indemnity, or other tortious action, arising out of or in connection with the use or performance of information and/or data available from DataStream.
No Unlawful Use
Please note that you are not permitted to use the Website and any services therein for any purpose that is unlawful in accordance with applicable law and/or prohibited by these Terms. You may not use the Website and any services therein in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair DataStream and any of our servers, or networks connected to any of our servers, or interfere with any other party's use and enjoyment of any part of this Website. You may not attempt to gain unauthorized access to any part of the Website and any services therein, other accounts, computer systems or networks connected to any of our servers or to any of the services provided through the Website and any services therein, through hacking, password mining or any other means. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available through any services via the Website.
Hyperlinks are provided for your convenience only. These links do not imply an endorsement of any linked sites or an affiliation with their owners or operators. DataStream has no control over the content of any linked site. This content is the sole responsibility of the owner or operator of the linked site.
If any of the provisions (or parts thereof) contained in these Terms are determined to be void, invalid or otherwise unenforceable by a court of competent jurisdiction, such determination shall not affect the remaining provisions (or parts thereof) contained herein.
Governing Law and Jurisdiction
These Terms are governed by the law of Ontario and the applicable federal laws of Canada excluding any conflict of law principles thereof. All claims arising out of or relating to these Terms or the Website and/or any services available via the Website shall be exclusively dealt with by the courts of Toronto, Ontario, Canada.