Terms of Use

Please read the terms and conditions of our website, as well as our privacy policy

Please read these Terms of Use (“Terms”) in their entirety before using our website, as they constitute a legal agreement between you and the Canadian Secure Token Governance Authority (“CSTGA”). These Terms state the terms and conditions under which you may access and use any website to which CSTGA chooses to link to these Terms (each a “Website“, or “Site”). By accessing and using a Website, you are indicating your acceptance of, and agreement to be legally bound by, these Terms. If you do not accept these Terms, you must not access or use any Website.

CSTGA may revise these Terms at any time by updating this posting. Use of a Website after such changes are posted will signify your acceptance of these revised Terms. You should visit this page periodically to review these Terms.

General Disclaimer of Liability

ANY SERVICE OR CONTENT (AS DEFINED BELOW) MADE AVAILABLE FROM OR THROUGH A WEBSITE IS PROVIDED “AS-IS,” “AS AVAILABLE,” AND ALL REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES, OR CONDITIONS, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, ARE DISCLAIMED (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY IMPLIED REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE). THE INFORMATION HEREIN MAY CONTAIN BUGS, VIRUSES, TROJAN HORSES, MALWARE, WORMS, ERRORS, PROBLEMS OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS OR LIMITATIONS. IN NO EVENT SHALL CSTGA OR ANY OF ITS PARTNERS, EMPLOYEES, CONSULTANTS, REPRESENTATIVES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, AGENTS, OR LICENSORS (“RELEASED PARTIES“) BE LIABLE FOR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY DIRECT, SPECIAL, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGES IN THE NATURE OF OR RELATING TO LOST BUSINESS, LOST SAVINGS, LOST DATA AND/OR LOST PROFITS, ARISING FROM YOUR USE OF, RELIANCE UPON, OR INABILITY TO USE THE WEBSITE AND/OR THE CONTENT, REGARDLESS OF THE CAUSE AND WHETHER ARISING IN CONTRACT (INCLUDING FUNDAMENTAL BREACH), TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), OR OTHERWISE. THE FOREGOING LIMITATION SHALL APPLY EVEN IF CSTGA KNEW OF OR OUGHT TO HAVE KNOWN OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

You acknowledge and agree that you are using the Website and the Content, if applicable, at your own risk and liability. You agree to indemnify, defend and hold CSTGA and its affiliates, licensors, content and service providers, participating publishers, authors, dealers, and suppliers harmless from any liability, loss, claim, and expense, including lawyer’s fees and expenses, related to or arising from any violation of these Terms, or your use of any Website.

Hyperlinks

The Websites may contain links to other Internet sites. Such links are provided solely as a convenience and are not endorsements of any products or services in such sites, and no information in such site has been endorsed or approved by CSTGA. CSTGA is not responsible for the content of any third-party website, nor does it make any representation or warranty of any kind regarding any third-party website including, without limitation: (i) any representation or warranty regarding the legality, accuracy, reliability, completeness, timeliness, security, suitability of any content on any third-party website; (ii) any representation or warranty regarding the merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose of any material, content, software, goods, or services located at or made available through such third-party websites; and (iii) any representation or warranty that the operation of the third-party website will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects or errors in such third-party websites will be corrected, or that such third-party websites will be free from viruses or other harmful components. You also understand and agree that the CSTGA Privacy Statement below is applicable to CSTGA and while you are using the Website and is not applicable to your use of third-party websites. Once you are linked to another website, you should read the privacy policy of that website before disclosing any personal information.

Ownership of Content

All materials displayed or otherwise accessible through a Website, including but not limited to text, graphics, videos, photos, trademarks, logos and other materials (collectively, “Content“) are protected by copyright and trade-mark laws, and are owned by CSTGA and/or its licensors, or the party accredited as the provider of the Content. Except as granted in the limited licence below, any use of the Content, including modification, transmission, presentation, distribution, republication, or other exploitation of the Website or of any Content, whether in whole or in part, is prohibited without the express prior written consent of CSTGA. Your use of the Website and/or any Content does not grant or transfer to you any ownership or other rights in the Website and/or any Content, and except as expressly provided, nothing herein or within the Website and/or any Content shall be construed as conferring on you or any other person or entity any license under any CSTGA or third party intellectual property or other rights. Any rights not expressly granted to you in these Terms are expressly reserved.

Limited licence

Subject to these Terms, you are hereby granted a limited, fully revocable, non-transferable and non-exclusive licence to access, view and use the Website for your personal, non-commercial use, and are granted the right to download, store and print single copies of items comprising the Content for your personal, non-commercial use, provided that you maintain all copyright, trade-mark and other notices contained in such Content. This limited license does not include any rights not specifically enumerated herein. Your limited license to use the Website and the Content is automatically revoked upon termination or expiration of these Terms (whichever occurs first). You agree that you will not use the Website or any Content for any purpose that is unlawful.

Submissions

All remarks, suggestions, ideas, graphics, or other information communicated to CSTGA through a Site (collectively, “Submissions”) will forever be the property of CSTGA, unless otherwise agreed by CSTGA in writing. CSTGA will not be required to treat any Submission as confidential, and will not be liable for any ideas for its business (including without limitation, product or advertising ideas) and will not incur any liability as a result of any similarities that may appear in future products or operations of CSTGA. Without limitation, CSTGA will have exclusive ownership of all present and future existing rights to the Submission of every kind and nature everywhere. CSTGA will be entitled to use the Submission for any commercial or other purpose whatsoever, without compensation to you or any other person sending the Submission. You acknowledge that you are responsible for whatever material you submit, and you, not CSTGA, have full responsibility for the material, including its legality, reliability, appropriateness, originality, and copyright.

Privacy Statement

CSTGA respects the privacy of everyone who visits a Website. As a result, we would like to inform you regarding the way we would use your personal information. We recommend you to read this privacy statement so that you understand our approach towards the use of your personal information.

By submitting your personal information to CSTGA, you will be treated as having given your permission – where necessary and appropriate – for disclosures referred to in this privacy statement. Under no circumstances will CSTGA sell, distribute, or otherwise disclose personal information or contact lists to third parties. However, limited disclosure may be required as part of CSTGA fulfilling its stated business duties and day-to-day operations. This may include consultants, suppliers, or business partners of CSTGA, but only with the understanding that these parties obey and abide by this privacy statement, to the extent necessary to fulfil their own business duties and day-to-day operations.

Please be assured that we will not use your personal information for any purposes if you have indicated in writing that you do not wish us to use your information in this way when submitting the information or at a later stage.

Collection of Non-Personal Information

We may automatically collect non-personal information about you such as the type of internet browsers you use or the website from which you linked to a Website. We may also aggregate details that you have submitted to a Website (for example, your age and location). You cannot be identified from this information and it is only used to assist us in providing an effective service through the Website. We may from time to time supply third parties with this non-personal or aggregated information for uses in connection with the Website.

We have implemented technology and policies with the objective of protecting your privacy from unauthorized access and improper use and will update these measures as new technology becomes available, as reasonable and appropriate.

Security and confidentiality

The transmission of data or information over the internet or other forms of networks may not be secure, and is subject to possible loss, interception or alteration while in transit. CSTGA cannot guarantee security of any communication to or from the Website. CSTGA does not assume any liability for any damage you may experience or costs you may incur as a result of any electronic transmissions over the internet, other forms of networks or otherwise while using the Website. In no event will any information you provide on or through the Website be deemed to be confidential, create any fiduciary obligations to you on our part, or result in any liability to you on our part.

Passwords

Any passwords and user ID’s used for a Website are for individual business use only. You will be responsible for the security of your password and user ID (if any). CSTGA will be entitled to monitor your password and user ID and, at its discretion, require you to change it. If you use a password that CSTGA considers insecure, CSTGA will be entitled to require the password to be changed and/or terminate your account. You further agree not to disclose your password or user ID to any other person and CSTGA will not be responsible for the unauthorized use of your profile by any other person and are under no obligation to confirm the actual identity of any password or user ID. You agree to notify CSTGA immediately upon becoming aware of any known or suspected unauthorized use(s) of the your password or user ID to gain access to your profile, or any breach of security, or if at any time your password or user ID is, or you believe it has been, lost, stolen, disclosed, or otherwise compromised. CSTGA cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with these provisions.

Governing Law and Jurisdiction

Subject to applicable law, by accessing or using a Website, you agree that all matters relating to your access to, or use of, such Website and its Content shall be governed by the laws of the Province of Ontario and the federal laws of Canada, without regard to conflict of laws principles, and you agree and hereby submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the Province of Ontario with respect to all matters relating to your access to and use of such Website.

Termination

CSTGA may, in its sole discretion, cancel or terminate your right to use any or all Websites, or any part of any Website, or any Content, at any time without notice. In the event of termination, you are no longer authorized to access the applicable Website, the part of the Website, or Content affected by such cancellation or termination. The restrictions imposed on you with respect to both Content and the Website set out in these Terms shall survive. CSTGA shall not be liable to any party for such termination.

General

If any term or provision of these Terms is held by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, it shall be severed and the remaining provisions shall remain in full force without being invalidated in any way. You may not assign, convey, subcontract or delegate your rights, duties or obligations hereunder. CSTGA will not be considered to have waived any of its rights or remedies described in these Terms unless the waiver is in writing and signed by CSTGA. No delay or omission by CSTGA in exercising its rights or remedies will impair or be construed as a waiver. Any single or partial exercise of a right or remedy will not preclude further exercise of any other right or remedy. The failure of CSTGA to enforce the strict performance of any provision of these Terms will not constitute a waiver of the right of CSTGA to subsequently enforce such provision or any other provisions of these Terms. The headings used in these Terms are included for convenience only and have no legal or contractual effect. Except for any agreement in respect of Content, this is the entire agreement between you and CSTGA relating to your access and use of any Website and the Content herein.

Eligibility

Become a Member

Any Canadian Carrier, with a current year DCS and direct access to Canadian Telephone Numbers can participate in the call authentication scheme.