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IMPORTANT NOTICES

Copyright/Permission to Reproduce

Materials on this Web site were produced and/or compiled by the Copyright Board of Canada for the purpose of providing Canadians with direct access to information about the programs and services offered by the Government of Canada.

The material available on this Web site, is covered by the provisions of the Copyright Act, by Canadian laws, policies, regulations and international agreements. Such provisions serve to identify the information source and, in specific instances, to prohibit reproduction of materials without written permission.

Non-commercial Reproduction

Information on this Web site has been posted with the intent that it be readily available for personal or public non-commercial use and may be reproduced, in part or in whole, and by any means, without charge or further permission, unless otherwise specified.

Users are required to:

  • Exercise due diligence in ensuring the accuracy of the materials reproduced;
  • Indicate both the complete title of the materials reproduced, as well as the author organization; and
  • Indicate that the reproduction is a copy of an official work that is published by the Government of Canada and that the reproduction has not been produced in affiliation with, or with the endorsement of the Government of Canada.

Unless otherwise specified, this authorization is also applicable to all published information regardless of its format.

Reproduction of Government Symbols

The official symbols of the Government of Canada, including the 'Canada' wordmark, the Arms of Canada, and the flag symbol may not be reproduced, whether for commercial or non-commercial purposes, without written authorization. Request for authorization from the Treasury Board Secretariat may be addressed to:

Telephone: 613-957-2533
Fax: 613-946-5187
E-mail: information@fip-pcim.gc.ca

Federal Identity Program
Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat
300 Laurier Avenue West
Ottawa, Ontario  K1A 0R5
Canada

Commercial Reproduction

Reproduction of multiple copies of materials on this site, in whole or in part, for the purposes of commercial redistribution is prohibited except with written permission from the Government of Canada's copyright administrator, Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC). Through the permission granting process, PWGSC helps to ensure individuals/organizations wishing to reproduce Government of Canada materials for commercial purposes have access to the most accurate, up-to-date versions.

To obtain permission to reproduce materials on this site for commercial purposes, please go to PWGSC's Applying for Copyright Clearance on Government of Canada Works page.

E-mail: copyright.droitdauteur@pwgsc.gc.ca

Public Works and Government Services Canada
Publishing and Depository Services
350 Albert Street, 4th Floor
Ottawa, Ontario  K1A 0S5
Canada

Third-party Materials

Some of the materials and graphical elements found on Government of Canada Web sites are subject to copyrights held by other organizations. This is particularly true of Web sites that are jointly operated by a Government of Canada institution and an external organization as part of a collaborative arrangement. In such cases, some restrictions on the reproduction of materials or graphical elements may apply and it may be necessary to seek permission from the rights holder prior to reproducing the material.

To obtain information concerning copyright ownership and restrictions on reproduction on this site, please contact us:

E-mail: secretariat@cb-cda.gc.ca
Telephone: 613-952-8621
Fax: 613-952-8630

Copyright Board of Canada
Suite 800 - 56 Sparks Street
Ottawa, Ontario  K1A 0C9
Canada

Hyperlinking Notice

The Copyright Board of Canada Web site provides links to various Web sites external to the Government of Canada. The Copyright Board of Canada is not responsible for the accuracy, reliability or currency of the information contained on external sites. All reasonable efforts have been made to confirm the accuracy of external hyperlinks as of the "Updated" date available on all the Copyright Board of Canada Web pages. Please be aware that hyperlinks do change from time to time and in some cases those changes may not be reflected immediately. Please contact us if you encounter broken links, by e-mail at secretariat@cb-cda.gc.ca.

Privacy Notice

The Government of Canada and the Copyright Board of Canada are committed to providing visitors with Web sites that respect their privacy. This Privacy Notice summarizes the privacy policy and practices on the Copyright Board of Canada Web site.

  • The Copyright Board of Canada Web site does not automatically gather any specific personal information from you, such as your name, phone number or e-mail address. We would only obtain this type of information if you supply it by sending us an e-mail.
  • All personal information created, held or collected by the Copyright Board of Canada is protected under the federal Privacy Act. This means that at any point of collection you will be asked for consent to collect your information, or advised of the authority for such collection. You will be informed of the purpose for which it is being collected and how to exercise your right of access to that information.
  • The Copyright Board of Canada employs software programs to monitor network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage. This software receives and records the Internet Protocol (IP) address of the computer that has contacted our Web site, the date and time of the visit and the pages visited. We make no attempt to link these addresses with the identity of individuals visiting our site unless an attempt to damage the site has been detected.
  • A "cookie" is a computer (text) file that is sent to a visitor's Web browser, by a Web server, in order to remember certain pieces of information. Cookies" are not used on the Copyright Board of Canada Web site to store information within a session.
  • The Copyright Board of Canada employs a fully automated Anti-Spam Filter to protect its employees and networks from spam. Incoming e-mail messages that are flagged by the software as spam are deleted automatically by the technology without notification. The program is set to block e-mail that is considered obvious spam because of its content (for example, pornographic, racist, get-rich-quick schemes, junk commercial solicitations) as determined by general industry best practice.
  • Information on individual visitors is used by the Copyright Board of Canada employees to respond to your request or to ensure the security of this system. We will only share information you give to us with another government department if your inquiry relates to that department. We do not use the information to create individual profiles, nor do we disclose this information to anyone outside the federal government.

Questions or comments regarding this policy, or the administration of the Privacy Act in the Copyright Board of Canada may be directed to the Access to Information and Privacy Coordinator:

E-mail: secretariat@cb-cda.gc.ca
Telephone: 613-952-8621
Fax: 613-952-8630

Copyright Board of Canada
Suite 800 - 56 Sparks Street
Ottawa, Ontario  K1A 0C9
Canada

If you are not satisfied with our response to your privacy concern, you may wish to contact the Office of the Privacy Commissioner by e-mail at info@privcom.gc.ca, by telephone at 1-800-282-1376 or visit their Web site at www.privcom.gc.ca.

  • For a description of the records held by the Copyright Board of Canada, as part of the Depository Services Program, please visit the Sources of Federal Government Information on Infosource.
  • For access to the standard personal information held by the Copyright Board of Canada and other government institutions, please visit the Standard Bank Descriptions page on Infosource.
  • Visit the Federal Privacy Commissioner's Web site for a summary of your rights under the Privacy Act.
  • Visit the Office of the Information Commissioner's Web site for information on your rights under the Access to Information Act.
Official Languages Notice

The Copyright Board of Canada Web site respects the Official Languages Act and is committed to ensuring all information on this site is available in both French and English. However, users should be aware that some information from external sources is available as a courtesy and will only be available in the language in which it was provided. Some hyperlinks direct users to sites of organizations or other entities that are not subject to the Official Languages Act.

Accessibility Notice

The Copyright Board of Canada is committed to equitable access to information, regardless of the technologies used. We are continually striving to make our site accessible to all, including persons with disabilities and to those who use assistive devices.

The Copyright Board of Canada Web site is developed according to the Common Look and Feel Standards for the Internet, including the Accessibility Standards which require compliance with the World Wide Web Consortium's (W3C) Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) Guidelines Version 1.0 - Priority 1 and 2 Checkpoints.

The Copyright Board of Canada has included some accessibility features on the Web site for the benefit of individuals using assistive technology.

Skip Navigation Links

Skip Navigation links are used mainly for use with assistive technologies such as screen readers, and PDAs (Personal Digital Assistants). They allow readers to skip directly to the content or to a local sub menu. The Skip Navigation links are placed in the upper left hand corner of the screen. A white spacer image holds the link and the alternative text indicates how it works.

If you have any questions about the accessibility of this site or if you are having trouble accessing information, you can contact us by:

E-mail: secretariat@cb-cda.gc.ca
Telephone: 613-952-8621
Fax: 613-952-8630

Copyright Board of Canada
Suite 800 - 56 Sparks Street
Ottawa, Ontario  K1A 0C9
Canada