Terms and Conditions

WEBSITE DISCLAIMER

All information provided is believed to be accurate and reliable. We will make changes, updates and deletions as required and make every effort to ensure the accuracy and quality of the information provided. However, the City of Hamilton assumes no responsibility for any errors and are not liable for any damages of any kind resulting from the use of, or reliance on, the information contained herein. You may use material from this site for your personal, non-commercial use only, provided you keep intact all copyright and other proprietary notices.

Communications made through this electronic mail and message system shall in no way be deemed to constitute legal notice to the City of Hamilton or any of its agencies, officers, employees, agents, or representatives, with respect to any existing or potential claim or cause of action against the City or any of its agencies, officers, employees, agents, or representatives, where notice to the City is required by any federal, provincial or local laws, rules, or regulations.

Due diligence is performed to ensure ” Off Site” links are valid and appropriate but when selecting an “Off Site” link you are leaving the City of Hamilton Web site. The content of and/or views expressed on “Off Site” web pages and links are strictly those of the external agency, organization or business. The City of Hamilton bears no responsibility for the information, graphics or links. The materials in this site and the third-party sites are provided “as is” and without warranties of any kind either express or implied. The City of Hamilton reserves the right to accept or deny any requests for offsite links.

Links from or to web sites outside the Site are meant for convenience only. Linking to any other site is at your sole risk and the City of Hamilton will not be responsible or liable for any damages in connection with linking. Links to downloadable software sites are for convenience only and the City is not responsible or liable for any difficulties or consequences associated with downloading the software. Use of any downloaded software is governed by the terms of the license agreement, if any, which accompanies or is provided with the software.

Privacy policy

The City of Hamilton is committed to safeguarding your privacy and the personal information published on the Tourism Hamilton Website. For more information, please refer to the Privacy Policy section.

  • Filing a report with the City of Hamilton

If you notice that content published on the site is inappropriate or does not comply with the Terms and Conditions, please file a report with the City of Hamilton by clicking on the “Report” link and following the appropriate instructions.

To report copyright infringement or breach of privacy, please contact the City of Hamilton by clicking on the “Report” link and following the appropriate instructions.

The City of Hamilton reserves the right to delete any content that has been reported.

  • Site and content hosting

The Tourism Hamilton blog and content are hosted by the City of Hamilton and other partners where applicable.

  • Copyright licence

By publishing content, including photos, videos, stories or comments on the Tourism Hamilton blog, you hereby grant the City of Hamilton, free of charge, a non-exclusive and non-transferable worldwide licence authorizing the reproduction and communication to the public by telecommunication of the content for use on the site. The copyright licence terminates with the deletion of the said content.

Moreover, despite the non-transferrable nature of the licence, the content that you publish on the site may require a sub-licence for reproduction and communication to the public by telecommunication to enable the City of Hamilton to use partners where necessary and allow them to host the content.

You guarantee the City of Hamilton that you have all the necessary rights to publish the content on the site and grant this license to the City of Hamilton. You also guarantee the City of Hamilton that all content published does not violate other people’s rights or the Terms and Conditions.

Final provisions

The City of Hamilton is not liable for any damage you may sustain from the use or non-availability of the site.

The City of Hamilton reserves the right to modify the Terms and Conditions at any time.

The site and site use will be governed in accordance with the laws of the province of Ontario. All disputes in connection with the site shall be submitted to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the province of Ontario.