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The CACSL Blog & Canadian Alliance for Community Service-Learning (“CACSL”) offer these Services (”Services” or “blog” or “site”) to you subject to the terms and conditions of use (“Terms”) contained herein. By accessing, creating or contributing to this blog hosted at http://blog.communityservicelearning.ca and site at http://communityservicelearning.ca in consideration for the services we provide to you, you agree to abide by these Terms. Please read them carefully before posting to or commenting on this blog, site or any of CACSL’s forums.
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1. Rights in the Content You Submit
Default Creative Commons Public License
Unless you specify otherwise (see next section), any and all works of authorship copyrightable by you and posted by you to this blog or site (“Content”) are submitted under the terms of an Attribution-ShareAlike Creative Commons Public License. This includes any images you include within the body of your post. Under this license, you permit anyone to copy, distribute, display and perform your Content, royalty-free, on the condition that they credit your authorship each time they do so. You also permit others to distribute derivative works of your Content, but only if they do so under the same Attribution-ShareAlike license that governs your original Content. Please read the full text of the Canadian Attribution-ShareAlike Creative Commons Public License.
Amongst other things, this license permits RSS aggregators to copy, distribute, display and perform any Content on our blog or site, which is syndicated using RSS.
Option for More Restrictive License Terms
By posting your Content using the Services, you are granting CACSL a non-exclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, and worldwide license to use your Content in connection with the operation of the Services, including, without limitation, the license rights to copy, distribute, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, reproduce, edit, translate and reformat your Content, and/or to incorporate it into a collective work.
- For Content you submit to this blog or site, label your submission with a full copyright notice, i.e., your name, the word “copyright” or symbol “©” and the year of first publication.
When publicly displaying, publicly performing, reproducing or distributing copies of your Content, or Content as incorporated into a collective work, CACSL will make best efforts to credit your authorship. You grant CACSL the permission to use your name for such attribution purposes. You, likewise, agree to represent yourself accurately. You acknowledge that misrepresentation may lead us, in our sole discretion, to cancel your use of the Services and delete any of your Content.
Those of us who are coordinating this blog believe deeply in the role of community-based learning and higher education to provide a positive model for democratic engagement among diverse citizens. Given our role in offering this service and our presence together as part of the educational community, however, we must reserve the right to remove certain content that you may post. As a general matter, you may post content freely to this blog or site, so long as the content is not illegal, obscene, defamatory, threatening, infringing of intellectual property rights, invasive of privacy or otherwise injurious or objectionable.
You may not use the CACSL name or logo to endorse or promote any product, opinion, cause or political candidate.
Representation of your personal opinions as if they were institutionally endorsed by CACSL or any of its units, sponsors, funders or affiliated organizations is strictly prohibited.
By posting content to any blog or site, you warrant and represent that you either own or otherwise control all of the rights to that content, including, without limitation, all the rights necessary for you to provide, post, upload, input or submit the content, or that your use of the content is a protected fair use. You agree that you will not knowingly and with intent to defraud provide material and misleading false information. You represent and warrant also that the content you supply does not violate these Terms, and that you will indemnify and hold CACSL harmless for any and all claims resulting from content you supply.
You acknowledge that the blog administrators and CACSL do not pre-screen or regularly review posted content (such as all comments), but that we shall have the right to remove at our sole discretion any content (i.e. comments) that we consider to violate these Terms or that seem to violate official laws or the laws of good taste.
You understand that all content posted to this blog or site is the sole responsibility of the individual who originally posted the content. You understand, also, that all opinions expressed by users of this site (in comments, contributors or guest bloggers) are expressed strictly in their individual capacities, and not as representatives of CACSL.
You agree that CACSL will not be liable, under any circumstances and in any way, for any errors or omissions, loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of use of any content posted on this site. You agree that you must evaluate and bear all risks associated with the use of any content, including any reliance on the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of such content.
Collecting and posting personal information (email, address, phone, etc.) of children under the age of 18 is prohibited on this blog or site.
Publishing content authored by children identified by real names and location is only permitted under the following conditions:
- Blog post authors under 18 must have a parent’s confirmed consent for their posts before they are approved: if your post submission includes content from a child, include contact information to verify parental consent.
3. Disclaimer of Warranties and Limitation of Liability
This site is provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis. CACSL makes no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, as to the blog or site’s operation or the information, content or materials included on this site. To the full extent permissible by applicable law, the CACSL hereby disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including but not limited to implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for any particular purpose. CACSL will not be liable for any damages of any kind arising from the use of or inability to use this blog or site. You expressly agree that you use this site solely at your own risk.
CACSL reserves the right to change, at any time, at our sole discretion, the Terms under which these Services are offered. You are responsible for regularly reviewing these Terms. Your continued use of the Services constitutes your agreement to all such Terms.
6. Copyright Complaints
CACSL respects the intellectual property of others, and requires that our users do the same. If you believe that your work has been copied and is accessible on this site in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, or that your intellectual property rights have been otherwise violated, please contact the blog administrator.
By participating in this blog or site, you acknowledge that you have read and are bound by this agreement. Thank you for participating in the CACSL Blog initiative and contributing to the CACSL site. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have questions.