Terms of Use

Scope and Purpose of this Disclaimer

This disclaimer document governs your use of our informational website. By using the website located at manitoulin.ca and it’s subdirectories, you agree to, and accept this disclaimer in full. If you disagree with any part of this disclaimer, do not use our website, as that condition prohibits you from doing so. Manitoulin Publishing Ltd. reserves the right to modify these terms at any time, and thus, you should check for changes before proceeding to utilize the services and content of Manitoulin Expositor. By using this site after changes have been made to this document, you agree to accept those changes, whether or not you have reviewed them.

Rights to information published

All materials on this site are protected by copyright and intellectual property laws and are the property of Manitoulin Publishing Ltd. unless stated otherwise, you may access and download the materials located on manitoulin.ca only for personal, non-commercial use. You may not reproduce this material on your personal website, blog, social network, or any other online resource. Any and all content (including user and visitor generated content) submitted either via email, comment forms, or any other page hosted at manitoulin.ca or its content aggregation systems becomes the property of Manitoulin Expositor. Manitoulin Expositor reserves the right to alter, remove, re-post, re-purpose, market, or trade any such content.

Our Rights to Remove or Reproduce any User-Generated Material

For the purposes of this condition, the term “user-generated material” shall refer to any information, content, or any other media uploaded, posted, emailed, submitted, or otherwise communicated to Manitoulin Expositor via any method at any page on manitoulin.ca or any other content communication or submission medium or forum. By sharing any contribution or user-generated content (including any text, photographs, graphics, video, audio or any other type of media or content) with Manitoulin Expositor (manitoulin.ca) you agree to grant us, free of charge, permission to use the material in any way we deem fit (including the modification, reproduction, repurposing, or deletion of it). You hereby confirm that your contribution is your own original work, is not defamatory and does not infringe upon any laws of the country from which you are utilizing this site, nor the laws of Canada or The United States of America, and that you have the full rights to accept this condition.

Site content (quality, accuracy and use)

Visitors who use this website and rely on any information do so at their own risk. This Web site and the attached documents are provided “as is” without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. Information found at manitoulin.ca will not always be up to date and cannot necessarily be relied upon. The information is intended solely for entertainment purposes and may not be used as a substitute for professional advice and/or information, as circumstances will vary from person to person. You should not act or rely upon this information without seeking professional advice. Do not attempt any of the suggested actions, solutions, remedies, or instructions found on this website without first consulting with a qualified professional. They are not intended to be nor do they constitute actionable professional advice. Transmission of this information is not intended to create a professional-client relationship between Manitoulin Expositor (or it’s parent, Manitoulin Publishing Ltd.) and you. By using this website, you hereby forfeit any and all claims, past, present, and future, against the owners, editors, contributors, administrators, and other staff of Manitoulin Expositor (a Manitoulin Publishing Ltd. web property).

External links – limiting liability for links to other web sites

We are not responsible for the contents or reliability of any other websites to which we provide a link, and we do not, expressly or otherwise, endorse the views and/or content expressed within those sites.

The Actions and Opinions of Other Users

You must not use this website in any way which is unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful, or in connection with any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful purpose or activity. Some content found on the pages of Manitoulin Expositor within manitoulin.ca and its subdirectories is created by members of the public. The views expressed are theirs and unless specifically stated are not those of Manitoulin Expositor (or it’s parent, Manitoulin Publishing Ltd.). We accept no responsibility for any loss or harm incurred from the use of this website or any of it’s information or content.

Viruses, Damage and Availability

Manitoulin Expositor (or it’s parent, Manitoulin Publishing Ltd.) makes no warranty or claim that functions available on this website will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected, or that the server that makes it available, nor the content itself is and/or will be free of viruses, bugs, or other malicious code. You acknowledge that it is your responsibility to implement sufficient procedures and virus checks (including anti-virus and other security checks) to satisfy your particular requirements for the accuracy of data input and output, and for the security of yourself and the device used by you to view any content from this website.

Legal jurisdiction

The Federal laws of Canada and the Provincial laws of Ontario shall otherwise govern your use of the site where these terms and conditions are not clear or incomplete and you hereby agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Canadian Federal and Provincial court system.

Limited Liability

Manitoulin Expositor, (and its parent, Manitoulin Publishing Ltd.) and its officers, employees, contractors or content providers shall not be liable for any loss or damage arising from or otherwise in connection with your use of any content, information, function, or service of Manitoulin Expositor at any location within manitoulin.ca or other related location (such as content feeds, links, emails, letters, documents, and other company products or correspondence). Though we make a reasonable effort to maintain the resources of this website, they will, from time to time, become out of date, be incorrect, erroneous, or otherwise inappropriate. As noted above, by using this website you agree that you will not follow any instruction, suggestion, step, list, tutorial, or other content on this website or any of its content posted elsewhere until you have appropriately consulted with a licensed professional who is unrelated to this site or its parent company in any way.

When you comment on manitoulin.ca:

The Manitoulin Expositor reserves the right to review, edit, refuse or delete any comment.

  1. Keep your comment on topic and avoid repetitive posting.
  2. Be respectful and courteous.
  3. Anything that could be or is considered slanderous or libelous will be deleted immediately and the poster will be banned at the discretion of The Manitoulin Expositor.
  4. Feel free to link internally within the manitoulin.ca site as many times as you would like. As for external web addresses, we allow no more than two links per post. The Manitoulin Expositor does not endorse the content of external web sites and has no liability as to their content in any event. The Manitoulin Expositor reserves its right to take-down any external link.
  5. Any comment that is offensive and likely to expose an individual or a group of individuals to hatred or contempt on the basis of race, national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age or mental or physical disability is prohibited.
  6. The following kind of posts are also prohibited:
    1. Pornography, vulgarity, obscenity or sexually explicit content
    2. Anything illegal
    3. Hate speech
    4. Threats, harassment
    5. Personal attacks, insults and defamatory statements
    6. Threats or suggesting committing a criminal act
  7. Respect other people’s privacy by not including personal information in your post (such as phone numbers and email addresses) or private dialogue.


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