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LEGAL INFORMATION
TERMS OF USE

To use, as a proponent, the CRINS-SINRC service operated by CRINS-SINRC Corporation, or one of its affiliates, you must agree to the following terms and conditions by clicking on the "I accept" button on the CRINS-SINRC Web site or by signing and returning to CRINS-SINRC the attached Registration Form by fax or mail. In this Agreement, "We", "Us", "Our" and "You" means any person or other entity applying to register with the CRINS-SINRC Service as a Proponent or submitting an "Information Order" which contains one or more Site Applications on a one time basis.

 

1.0 - Definitions

2.0 - Rates and Charges - Registered Proponents

3.0 - Rates and Charges - Non Proponent Orders (NPO)

4.0 - Ownership and Use of Information

5.0 - Confidentiality and Security

6.0 - Use of Internet and email

7.0 - Consent - Use of Name

8.0 - Change of Address

9.0 - Changes to Service and Agreement

10.0 - Termination

11.0 - Liability

12.0 - Laws of Application

13.0 - Assignment

14.0 - Prior Agreements

 

Important Notices to all users of the CRINS-SINRC Web Site

 

Confidentiality and Security

Non-responsibility

Available Only Where Permitted by Law

Applicable Agreements

Use of Information

Accuracy and Changes

Software Backup

Hyperlinks are Not Endorsements

Trademarks Belonging to CRINS-SINRC or Other Entities

Copyright

 

1.0 - Definitions

 

1.1 - "Site Application" refers to a document in paper or electronic form that contains Information from or to a Proponent to prepare and submit a proposal to a Participating Land Use Authority, and to engage with the public as part of any intended public consultation. A Site Application can also refer to Plans (blueprints) or physical items such as videotapes, computer CDs or DVDs, or reports.

 

1.2 - "Information" refers to all of the information, software and other material provided in connection with or available through the CRINS-SINRC Service, including the site information, public comments and Site Applications that Participating Land Use Authorities distribute through the CRINS-SINRC Service.

 

1.3 - "CRINS-SINRC" refers to CRINS-SINRC Corporation, or one of its affiliates, operating the CRINS-SINRC Service.

 

1.4 - "CRINS-SINRC Service" refers to the electronic commerce service owned and operated by CRINS-SINRC, which serves as the Electronic Consultation System for Participating Land Use Authorities to support the distribution of Information regarding antenna systems and proposed antenna systems proposals to both the public and government agencies.

 

1.5 - "Application Notice" refers to a summary in paper or electronic form of any information relating to an intended antenna system proposal received by a proponent.

 

1.6 - "Participating Land Use Authority" refers to the Government of Canada or a provincial government or a municipal entity that has licensed CRINS-SINRC to manage their antenna system consultation protocol and distribute antenna system and radiocommunications facility information to the public.

 

1.7 - "Proponent" refers to an individual or entity that has submitted one or more Site Applications to the CRINS-SINRC Service and/or is registered with the CRINS-SINRC Service as a Proponent.

 

1.8 - "Information Order" refers to a collection of orders for one or more CRINS-SINRC Site Applications. Upon the submission of the Information Order, the content of the basket is complete.

 

1.9 - "Non Proponent Order" refers to a one-time Information Order that has been submitted by an individual or entity that is not a registered CRINS-SINRC Proponent or a designated individual or entity being notified of a Site Application in accordance with Industry Canada CPC 2-0-03, Issue 4, or Participating Land Use Authority Public Consultation Protocol.

 

1.10 - "Electronic Signature" refers to a Personal Identification Number (PIN) that is used to facilitate electronic signatures for the purpose of submitting a response to the Participating Land Use Authority for an Application Notice.

 

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2.0 - Rates and Charges - Registered Proponents

 

2.1 - We agree to register with the CRINS-SINRC Service and acknowledge that payment of an Application Fee, as applicable, shall be charged or billed at the time a Site Application is submitted to CRINS-SINRC, as the case may be. We acknowledge that our subscription to any time-bounded services shall be automatically renewed at the expiry of any subscription period for a period of time equal to the initial subscription and that applicable registration fees for any renewal shall be automatically charged or billed, as the case may be. We also recognize that all payments are not refundable. There is no registration fee for search access to Site Applications.

 

2.2 - We agree to pay any charges due for documents related to Site Applications not delivered via download, and all physical items that are components of a Site Application set that cannot otherwise be ordered via a download. We also agree to pay for delivery charges and any other charges incurred by us in accordance with the current CRINS-SINRC Proponent price list. The current CRINS-SINRC Proponent price list is attached.

 

2.3 - We agree to pay any charges related to CRINS-SINRC Value Added Services (such as having amendments delivered, or Transport Canada and NAV Canada Aeronautical Obstruction and Land Use Applications delivered electronically) as established from time to time in the CRINS-SINRC Proponent price list.

 

2.4 - CRINS-SINRC is authorized to charge our valid American Express, MasterCard, VISA credit card, or withdraw from our deposit (PAD) account for all charges when due.

 

2.5 -Interest on overdue accounts is charged at 1 1/2% per month, equal to 18% per annum. CRINS-SINRC may apply a surcharge to any payments returned by the issuing Financial Institution.

 

2.6- We acknowledge that CRINS-SINRC may terminate or suspend our use of the CRINS-SINRC Service for non-payment, and that such termination or suspension will include suspension of ability to submit Site Applications, the issuance of Notices, and the ordering of other value added services. Search Access to Site Applications will not be affected by this.

 

2.7 - We agree that CRINS-SINRC may amend the rates and charges for the CRINS-SINRC Service from time to time in accordance with the criteria established with the Participating Land Use Authorities. Revised rates and charges will be reflected in the CRINS-SINRC Price List, a copy of which will be sent to us or available on-line.

 

2.8 - We agree all Submitted Orders are final. CRINS-SINRC is not obligated to refund or exchange for services charged herein.

 

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3.0 - Rates and Charges - Non-proponent Orders (NPO)

 

3.1 - We agree to pay by valid credit card any Non-proponent Orders (NPO) fees, fees for Site Applications not delivered via download, and all physical items that are components of a Site Application set that cannot otherwise be ordered via a download. We also agree to pay for delivery charges and any other charges incurred by us in accordance with the current CRINS-SINRC Non Proponent price list. The current CRINS-SINRC Non-proponent price list is attached.

 

3.2 - We agree to pay any charges related to CRINS-SINRC Value Added Services (such as having amendments delivered automatically) as established from time to time in the CRINS-SINRC.

 

3.3 - Upon ordering or contracting for such services, you will authorize CRINS-SINRC to charge your valid American Express, MasterCard or VISA credit card for all charges when due.

 

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4.0 - Ownership and Use of Information

 

4.1 - We acknowledge that any of the Information that we receive through the CRINS-SINRC Service is owned either by the Participating Land Use Authority that issued the Information, its supporting agencies, or by CRINS-SINRC. We agree that we will not use, store, copy, or reproduce the Information, or distribute or disclose it to any third party, except for the sole purpose of having such third party assist us in evaluating or preparing a response to a Site Application (including public comments) . We agree that we will not sell, distribute publish or otherwise disseminate to any third party, or make available for the purpose of resale to any third party, any Information received from or through the use of the CRINS-SINRC Service without the prior written consent of CRINS-SINRC.

 

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5.0 - Confidentiality and Security

 

5.1 - We acknowledge that CRINS-SINRC cannot ensure the privacy and authenticity of any information that we send or receive through the Internet, and we agree that CRINS-SINRC will not be responsible for any damages that we incur if we communicate confidential information to CRINS-SINRC over the Internet, or if CRINS-SINRC communicates such information to us at our request.

 

5.2 - We agree not to disclose our CRINS-SINRC Service password to any third party. We agree that we are solely responsible for all use of our password and we agree to put reasonable security procedures in place regarding its use and to notify CRINS-SINRC immediately of any unauthorized use.

 

5.3 - We agree not to disclose our CRINS-SINRC Service Electronic Signature to any third party. We agree that we are solely responsible for all use of our Electronic Signature and we agree to put reasonable security procedures in place regarding its use and to notify CRINS-SINRC immediately of any unauthorized use.

 

Furthermore, we agree that neither CRINS-SINRC nor Participating Land Use Authorities are under any obligation to confirm the actual identity or authority of any individual user of the Electronic Signature or any component thereof and have no liability for damages or harm we may incur from misuse, non-acceptance, delay or restriction in obtaining registration, submitting responses to Site Applications, receiving Information or Site Applications, nor for any unavailability, malfunction, cancellation or withdrawal of online submission access or any portion of such service or any device associated with it.

 

5.4 - We acknowledge that links to other Web sites through the CRINS-SINRC Service do not imply any endorsement or approval by CRINS-SINRC.

 

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6.0 - Use of Internet and e-mail

6.1 - We acknowledge that if we access the CRINS-SINRC Service through the Internet, we are responsible for reading and complying with any notices, warnings or disclaimers posted on the CRINS-SINRC Web site or contained in the attached Internet Notices Page.

 

6.2 - We acknowledge the fact that email is NOT a guaranteed delivery method and is subject to what is conventionally referred to as ANTI-SPAM filters that may impact the delivery of the email to our email account. We acknowledge that CRINS-SINRC will not be responsible for an email once it has left the CRINS-SINRC Server unless the delivery failure is caused solely by the gross negligence of CRINS-SINRC.

 

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7.0 - Consent - Use of Name

 

7.1 - We authorize CRINS-SINRC to make our name available to other registered users and authorized users of the CRINS-SINRC Service at any time and in any format for the purpose of meeting the requirements of the CRINS-SINRC Service, including the publication of Site Application Circulation Lists and the names of members of the public expressing concerns ove Site Applications, but excluding the provision of our name to other third parties for the purpose of mailing lists or any other purpose not related to the CRINS-SINRC Service.

 

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8.0 - Change of Address

 

8.1 - We agree that we are responsible for providing our current delivery address, our fax delivery number and/or our e-mail address to CRINS-SINRC for the CRINS-SINRC Service. We will immediately notify CRINS-SINRC of any change of these addresses through the CRINS-SINRC Web site, by mail, or by fax. We acknowledge that CRINS-SINRC shall bear no responsibility or liability for our failure to do so.

 

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9.0 - Changes to Service and Agreement

 

9.1 - We acknowledge that, from time to time, and at its discretion, CRINS-SINRC may amend the provisions of the CRINS-SINRC Service, including pricing or any of the terms and conditions of this Agreement. CRINS-SINRC will provide us with sixty (60) days notice of any such changes in writing or on-line through the CRINS-SINRC Service.

 

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10.0 - Termination

 

10.1 - We acknowledge that CRINS-SINRC may terminate this Agreement with us and suspend our use of the CRINS-SINRC Service at any time and for any reason, including where we fail to pay the application fees or any other charges incurred by us.

 

10.2 - We may immediately terminate this Agreement with CRINS-SINRC upon providing written or electronic notice to CRINS-SINRC. Where an electronic notice will be provided by us to CRINS-SINRC to terminate this Agreement, we agree to comply with all reasonable procedures established by CRINS-SINRC in providing such electronic notice (as such procedures may be amended from time to time at CRINS-SINRC's sole discretion) and which procedures shall be made available to us through the CRINS-SINRC Service. Where a written notice will be provided by us to CRINS-SINRC to terminate this Agreement, we agree to comply with all reasonable procedures established by CRINS-SINRC to provide such written notice (as such procedures may be amended from time to time at CRINS-SINRC's sole discretion), which procedures shall be made available to us through CRINS-SINRC Service, upon termination, we acknowledge our password and access to the CRINS-SINRC Service will be terminated and we will no longer submit Site Applications (including any notification of amendments that may be issued to Site Applications previously submitted by us) unless otherwise requested by us, in accordance with the termination procedures established by CRINS-SINRC (as they may be amended from time to time at CRINS-SINRC's sole discretion). Termination of this Agreement will not relieve us from our obligation to make payments to CRINS-SINRC for any outstanding fees or other charges payable by us prior to termination for the CRINS-SINRC Service and our use of the CRINS-SINRC Web site, as set out in section 10.4 below, including any fees or charges for Site Applications submitted by us (and including without limitation any amendments requested by us to such Site Applications following our termination of this Agreement) or any registration fees due for the CRINS-SINRC Service.

 

10.3 - On termination, we will return any Information provided to us on reasonable request by CRINS-SINRC.

 

10.4 - We will pay any outstanding fees and charges on termination, and agree those sections 4, 5 and 11 of these terms and conditions will continue in force following termination. We acknowledge that annual, or semi-annual, or quarterly, or monthly prepayments are not refundable.

 

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11.0 - Liability

 

We acknowledge that CRINS-SINRC assumes no responsibility for the availability, accuracy, completeness or timeliness of any of the Information, or for the fitness of such Information for any particular purpose.

 

11.1 - We acknowledge that CRINS-SINRC and its officers, directors, employees, agents and subcontractors will not, under any circumstances, be liable to us for damages, including direct, indirect, special or consequential damages, even if CRINS-SINRC has been advised of or could have foreseen such damages, arising out of our use of or reliance on the CRINS-SINRC Service, unless caused solely by the gross negligence of CRINS-SINRC. For greater certainty, such damages shall include, without limitation, damages in respect of loss of profit, loss of business revenue, failure to realize any expected savings, and any claim made against us by a third party.

 

11.2 - We agree that we will indemnify and hold harmless CRINS-SINRC and its officers, directors, employees, agents and subcontractors for any loss, damage, cost, expense, liability or claim suffered or incurred by, or made against, CRINS-SINRC arising out of our breach of this Agreement, or our fraud, misrepresentation, negligence or wilful misconduct in our performance or non-performance under this Agreement, but our liability in any one year under this Agreement will be limited to the value of the charges incurred by us for the CRINS-SINRC Service in the twelve (12) months preceding CRINS-SINRC's claim or demand against us.

 

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12.0 - Laws of Application

 

12.1 - We agree that this Agreement will be governed by the laws of Ontario and those of Canada applicable therein.

 

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13.0 - Assignment

 

13.1 - We agree that CRINS-SINRC may assign this Agreement, in whole or in part, without our consent, and we may not assign this Agreement in whole or in part.

 

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14.0 - Prior Agreements

 

14.1 - We agree that this Agreement supersedes any prior versions of this Agreement governing the CRINS-SINRC Service.

 

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RELEASE 1A

IMPORTANT NOTICES TO ALL USERS OF THE CRINS-SINRC WEB SITE

 

Confidentiality and Security

CRINS-SINRC cannot ensure the privacy and authenticity of any information or instructions you send to us or we send to you over the Internet. CRINS-SINRC, including the CRINS-SINRC™ Service, will not be responsible for any damages you may incur if you communicate confidential information to us over the Internet, or if we communicate such information to you at your request.

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Non-responsibility

CRINS-SINRC is not responsible in any manner for direct, indirect, special or consequential damages, howsoever caused, arising out of use of this Web site, the CRINS-SINRC™ Service, or the reliance on the information it contains.

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Available Only Where Permitted by Law

The products and services described in pages of Web sites of CRINS-SINRC, including the CRINS-SINRC™ Service, are only offered in jurisdictions where they may be legally offered for sale or use.

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Applicable Agreements

All products and services of CRINS-SINRC, including the CRINS-SINRC™ Service, are subject to the terms of the applicable agreements.

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Use of Information

The information contained on this Web site and pages within is not intended to provide specific legal, accounting, financial or tax advice for any individual and should not be relied upon in that regard.

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Accuracy and Changes

Facts and information provided by CRINS-SINRC, including the CRINS-SINRC™ Service, are believed to be accurate when placed on this Web site. Changes may be made at any time to the material or information at this Web site without prior notice.

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Software Backup

While every effort is made to ensure that all software provided at this Web site is suitable for use on a wide variety of computer systems, you should take reasonable and appropriate precautions to scan for computer viruses, and ensure compatibility of the software with your specific computer system. You should also ensure that you have a complete and current backup of the information contained on your computer system prior to installing such software.

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Hyperlinks are Not Endorsements

Links to other Web sites or references to products, services or publications other than those of CRINS-SINRC at this Web site do not imply the endorsement or approval by CRINS-SINRC of such Web sites, products, services or publications. CRINS-SINRC is not responsible or liable for the content presented on these links including advertising claims, endorsements or names. These Web sites are not part of our Web site or the CRINS-SINRC Service and CRINS-SINRC has no control over their content or availability.

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Trademarks Belonging to CRINS-SINRC or Other Entities

Certain names, graphics, logos, icons, designs, words, titles or phrases at this Web site may constitute trade names, trademarks or service marks of CRINS-SINRC Corporation or other entities. Trademarks may be registered in Canada and in other countries as applicable. The display of trademarks on pages at this Web site does not imply that a license of any kind has been granted. Any unauthorized downloading, re-transmission or other copying or modification of trademarks and/or the contents herein may be a violation of federal or common law, trademark and/or copyright laws and could subject the copier to legal action.

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Copyright

All Information at this site is protected under the copyright laws of Canada and in other countries. In addition, certain information may be copyrighted by others. Unless otherwise specified, no one has permission to copy, redistribute, reproduce or republish in any form, any information found at this Web site. Inquiries about permission should be directed to the CRINS-SINRC at 1-902-442-7571.

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Canadian Radiocommunications Information and Notification Service (CRINS)
P.O. Box 501 - 1500 Bank Street, - Ottawa, Ontario - K1H 7Z2
Telephone: 1-855-502-7467 - Facsimile: 1-866-240-7025
E-mail: assistance@crins-sinrc.ca
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