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Terms and Conditions of Use

Please read these Terms and Conditions carefully before using these Sites (www.cna-aiic.ca, www.canadian-nurse.com, www.nursingcareerscanada.ca, www.mycna.ca).

The Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) may revise and update these Terms and Conditions at any time. Your continued usage of the CNA websites ("CNA" or the "Sites") will mean you accept those changes.

Index

Copyright and Use of Content
Conditions of Use
Liability of CNA and its Licensors
User Submissions
Advertisements and Links to Other Sites
Indemnity
General
Jurisdiction
Complete Agreement

The contents of the CNA Sites, such as text, graphics, images, information obtained from CNA licensors and other material ("Content") contained on the CNA Sites is for informational purposes only.  

Copyright and Use of Content

Subject to the additional rules set out below, CNA authorizes you to view or download a single copy of the Content or any item of the Content solely for your personal, non-commercial use provided you include the following copyright notice: "Copyright © [insert current year], Canadian Nurses Association, 50 Driveway, Ottawa, Ontario, K2P 1E2 CANADA. All rights reserved" as well as any other copyright and proprietary rights notices included within the Content. Any special rules for the use of certain software and other items provided on the CNA Sites may be included elsewhere within the Sites and are incorporated into these Terms and Conditions by reference.

The Content is protected by copyright under both Canadian and foreign laws. Title to the Content remains with CNA or its licensors. Any use of the Content not expressly permitted by these Terms and Conditions constitutes a breach of these Terms and may violate copyright, trademark, and other laws. Content and features are subject to change or removal without notice, at the discretion of CNA. All rights not expressly granted herein are expressly reserved to CNA and its licensors.

If you violate any of these Terms and Conditions, your permission to use the Content automatically terminates and you must immediately destroy any copies of Content you have made.

Use by For-Profit Companies and Commercial Uses of Content.

If you are a for-profit company (including, without limitation, publishers) or an individual intending on selling a work that incorporates Content or an item thereof, subject to your compliance with these Terms, the Conditions of Use, and the payment of the Royalty Fee, CNA hereby grants you a one time only, limited, non-exclusive, non transferable, non-assignable, and revocable license, without the right to grant sublicenses to others, to copy and reproduce an item or items of Content only upon the following conditions:

  1. you must submit the Permission to Redistribute Form which must be completed for each request and for each item of Content you wish to copy or reproduce, separately. Request a form from copyright@cna-aiic.ca;
  2. for each copy or reproduction of a CNA Publication in whole or in part, you agree to pay to CNA in advance of making any such copy or reproduction, a Royalty Fee equal to C$350.00 for each language that you wish to publish;
  3. for any copy or reproduction of Content that represents a small amount or brief passage, such as, for example, a single table, figure or paragraph of a CNA Publication or Content, you agree to pay to CNA in advance of any making any such copy or reproduction, a Royalty Fee equal to C$125.00 for each language that you wish to publish;
  4. f, in addition to a license to copy and reproduce an item or items of Content, you require a license to translate into a language other than English or French, a small amount or brief passage such as, for example, a single table, figure or paragraph of a CNA Publication or Content, you agree to pay to CNA in advance of making any such translation (at your expense), an additional Royalty Fee equal of C$200 per item translated. You must provide the translated item for approval to CNA in advance of its use or publication. If, you do not receive a response from CNA within ten (10) business days from the date the translated item is provided to CNA for verification and approval, CNA shall be deemed to have verified and approved the translated item; and
  5. any copy or reproduction made of Content or item of Content (including any translated item) must be made within the ten-year period following the execution of the Permission to Redistribute Form.

Use by Non-Profit Entities and Nursing Schools

If you are a Non-Profit organization or a Nursing School, subject to your compliance with these Terms and with the Conditions of Use (noted below), CNA hereby grants you a limited, non-exclusive, royalty-free, non transferable, non-assignable, and revocable license, without the right to grant sublicenses to others, to copy and reproduce an item or items of Content.

Use by Individuals for Non-Commercial Purposes and Students

If you are a student or an individual intending to incorporate Content in a work that will not be sold, subject to your compliance with these Terms, and with the Conditions of Use (noted below), CNA hereby grants you a limited, non-exclusive, non transferable, non-assignable, and revocable license, without the right to grant sublicenses to others, to copy and reproduce an item or items of Content.

Conditions of Use

All licenses granted under these Terms shall be subject to the following Conditions of Use:

  1. You must include the following notice: “© [INSERT CURRENT YEAR] Canadian Nurses Association. Reproduced with permission. Further reproduction is prohibited.”
  2. You may not modify, alter, or otherwise amend any Content or item of Content without the prior written approval of CNA, which consent may be withheld for any reason and at CNA’s absolute discretion.

Liability of CNA and its Licensors

The use of the CNA Sites and the Content is at your own risk.

When using the CNA Sites, information will be transmitted over a medium which is beyond the control and jurisdiction of CNA and its suppliers. Accordingly, CNA assumes no liability for or relating to the delay, failure, interruption or corruption of any data or other information transmitted in connection with use of the CNA Sites.

The CNA Sites and the Content are provided on an "as is" basis. CNA, its licensors, and its suppliers, to the fullest extent permitted by law, disclaim all warranties, either express or implied statutory or otherwise, including but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability, non-infringement of third parties' rights, and fitness for particular purpose. Specifically, CNA, its licensors and its suppliers make no representations or warranties about the accuracy, reliability, completeness, currentness or timeliness of the Content, software, text, graphics, links, or communications provided on or through the use of the CNA Sites or CNA.

In no event shall CNA, its licensors, its suppliers or any third parties mentioned on the CNA Sites be liable for any damages, (including, without limitation, incidental and consequential damages, personal injury/wrongful death, lost profits, or damages resulting from lost data or business interruption) resulting from the use or inability to use the CNA Sites or the Content whether based on warranty, contract, tort or any other legal theory, and whether or not CNA is advised of the possibility of such damages

User Submissions

Any personal data (for example, your name, address, telephone number or e-mail address) you transmit to the Sites by electronic mail or otherwise will be used by CNA in accordance with the Sites' Privacy Policy. All other remarks, suggestions, ideas, graphics, or other information communicated to CNA through or by reason of these Sites will forever be the property of CNA.

You agree that you will not upload or transmit any communications or content of any type that infringe or violate any rights of any party. By submitting communications or content to any part of these Sites, you agree that such submission is non-confidential for all purposes, unless it is personal data. If you make any such submission, you automatically grant or warrant that the owner of such content has expressly granted CNA a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, world-wide nonexclusive licence to use, reproduce, create derivative works from, modify, publish, edit, translate, distribute, perform and display the communication or content in any media or medium, or any form, format or forum now known or hereafter developed. CNA may sublicense its rights through multiple tiers of sublicences.

Advertisements and Links to Other Sites

CNA does not endorse the content on any third-party websites. CNA is not responsible for the content of linked third-party sites, sites framed within the CNA Sites, or third-party advertisements, and does not make any representations regarding their content or accuracy. Your use of third-party websites is at your own risk and subject to the terms and conditions of use for such sites. CNA does not endorse any product advertised on the CNA Sites.

Indemnity

You agree to defend, indemnify and hold CNA its officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors and suppliers, harmless from and against any claims, actions or demands, liabilities and settlements including without limitation, reasonable legal and accounting fees, resulting from or alleged to result from, your violation of these Terms and Conditions.

General

CNA has its head office in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. CNA makes no claims that the Content is appropriate or may be downloaded outside of Canada. Access to the Content may not be legal by certain persons or in certain countries. If you access the CNA Sites from outside Canada, you do so at your own risk and are responsible for compliance with the laws of your jurisdiction. All of these Terms and Conditions survive the expiration or termination of the CNA Sites or of the Terms and Conditions as a part of the CNA Sites for any reason whatsoever.

Jurisdiction

You expressly agree that exclusive jurisdiction for any dispute with CNA, or in any way relating to your use of the CNA Sites, resides in the courts of the province of Ontario and you further agree and expressly consent to the exercise of personal jurisdiction in the courts of the province of Ontario in connection with any such dispute including any claim involving CNA, its affiliates, subsidiaries, employees, contractors, officers, directors, telecommunication providers and content providers.

These Terms and Conditions are governed by the laws of the province of Ontario and the laws of Canada applicable thereto, without respect to conflict of laws principles. If any provision of these Terms and Conditions is found to be invalid by any court having competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of such provision shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of these Terms and Conditions, which shall remain in full force and effect. No waiver of any of these Terms and Conditions shall be effective unless in writing and, signed by an authorized signing officer of CNA and no such waiver shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or condition or any other term or condition.

Complete Agreement

Except as expressly provided in a particular "legal notice" on the CNA Sites, these Terms and Conditions constitute the entire agreement between you and CNA with respect to the use of the CNA Sites and Content.

Thank you for your cooperation. We hope you find the CNA Sites helpful and convenient to use! Questions or comments regarding these Sites should be directed by e-mail to executiveoffice@cna-aiic.ca or via mail to CNA, 50 Driveway, Ottawa, Ontario, K2P 1E2 CANADA. Attention: Privacy Officer.