Disclaimer

The Teamsters Canada Web site and information it presents are provided by Teamsters Canada for information purposes only.

Accuracy

Teamsters Canada constantly strives to assure the topicality, accuracy and entirety of the information presented on this Web site. Nevertheless, Teamsters reserves the right to modify the site and the information presented herein at any time, without prior notice.

Non-Liability

In consulting this Web site, you assume all risks of using the information and resources contained herein. Teamsters Canada does not accept any liability for errors and will not be held responsible for any damages arising from the use of the information or resources found on this site or that of a third party linked to this site. All information is subject to independent verification prior to its use. Visitors are encouraged to contact Teamsters Canada to assure the accuracy of the information presented on this Web site.

Information Provided “As Is”

The information and resources furnished on this Web site and third party Web sites is provided on an “as is” basis. Teamsters Canada makes no representation and offers no guarantee (explicit or tacit) as to the accuracy, quality, probable results or validity of the use of information or resources provided on this Web site or otherwise linked with these resources and information, or on third party Web sites linked with this site.

Links to Third Party Websites

Links between third party Web sites and the Teamsters Canada Web site are provided solely for practical reasons. Teamsters Canada does not support and approve their content in any way whatsoever. Moreover, the content and opinions expressed on third party Web sites and links are solely those of the third parties in question. Teamsters Canada reserves the right to accept or refuse any request for referrals or links to third party Web sites.

Property

All information and resources presented on this Web site are the exclusive property of Teamsters Canada. Teamsters Canada does not relinquish any of its property rights (namely its copyright), its brand rights, or any of its other intellectual property rights. Please refer to the pages on copyright and privacy to obtain more details concerning content usage and information gathering practices.


Copyright

All articles, texts, illustrations, images, photographs, information, audio clips, video clips, software and codes available on the Teamsters Canada Web site (including the manner in which they are presented) are protected by Canadian and foreign law (most notably in the area of copyright) and are the property of Teamsters Canada.

Visitors are authorized to distribute news presented on the Teamsters Web site via their own blogs or social networks, on the condition that the news source is identified.

Use of the Teamsters Canada logo, as well as images and videos found on the site, is permitted on the condition that it is not distorted, misrepresented or used under circumstances that could undermine the reputation of Teamsters Canada, its members, employees or their officers.


Privacy

Teamsters Canada is dedicated to protecting your personal information. This section explains how Teamsters Canada communications personnel gather and handle information provided by visitors to the Web site and testifies to our commitment to safeguarding such information.

Personal Information

The only personal information collected by this Web site is that which you provide us with of your own accord in online forms or via e-mails. This information could include your name, e-mail address, mailing address, telephone number, member status, and your local union affiliation. We do not conserve any sensitive personal data except insofar as it is legally required including for the purpose of complying with the union’s duty of fair representation.

The information you supply is used exclusively for the purpose of communicating with you more effectively, on the condition that you have provided your authorization. Any other information you supply in forms completed online remains confidential and will not be sold to or shared with any unaffiliated third parties like mass marketing firms.

Visit Monitoring

In addition, teamsters.ca gathers non-identifying information for the purpose of monitoring and analyzing usage trends and Web traffic. This information can include the name of your Internet service provider, the Web browser you are using, the Web site that directed you to this site, the pages you have visited on the site, as well as the date and time of your visits. We group this information in order to produce statistics that help us improve the functionality of our site.

Use of Cookies

A cookie is a tiny file downloaded to your computer that contains information about the user. Some cookies can be “persistent”, which means they are downloaded to your computer and saved indefinitely on your hard drive. For their part, “session” cookies are downloaded into a temporary directory and then deleted when you close your Web browser. This Web site only uses session cookies to facilitate certain tasks. The site does not use cookies to monitor any other online activities. Moreover, we do not have any partnerships or particular relations with any ad server companies.

Refusing E-Mails

This Web site only transmits e-mails to individuals who have registered to receive them. If you no longer wish to receive e-mails, simply click on the Refuse link in the message or respond to the message you received. We will not send any unsolicited e-mails or messages requesting any personal or financial information. Please be sure to delete all messages you believe to be suspicious.

Links to Other Sites

This Web site may occasionally offer links to other sites. Teamsters Canada is not responsible for the confidentiality policy or content of other Web sites. When you leave our site, please familiarize yourself with the confidentiality policy of external sites you may be visiting before disclosing any personal information. The present confidentiality policy only governs the teamsters.ca site.

Policy Modifications

As technology continues to evolve, Teamsters Canada reserves the right to modify the present confidentiality policy, to gather new information about visitors to the Web site, and to modify its use of such information, subject to Canadian laws concerning personal privacy.