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Canadian Only’s mission is to promote Canadian businesses, organizations, artists and artisans. To align with this mission, we are careful to include listings that are Canadian, have Canadian content, are Canadian owned and/or produce, manufacture or make Canadian products. We reserve the right to determine what is appropriate for this website. For further details, see Terms and Conditions below.

Privacy

Use of this Website

This Privacy Policy is applicable to Canadian Only ("Company") and sets out our policy on the gathering and use of information on this site and our other sites (collectively "Sites"). The Company is committed to providing safe websites for visitors of all ages and has implemented this Privacy Policy to demonstrate our firm commitment to your privacy. The Company complies with Canadian Federal and Provincial privacy laws and regulations including the Personal Information and Electronic Documents Act.

There may be links from our Sites to other web sites; note that this Privacy Policy applies only to our Sites and not to web sites of other companies or organizations to which our Sites may be linked. You must check on any linked sites for the privacy policy that applies to that site and/or make any necessary inquiries in respect of that privacy policy with the operator of the linked site. These links to third party websites are provided as a convenience and are for informational purposes only. The Company does not endorse, and is not responsible for, these linked websites.

Your continued use of the Sites signifies your acceptance of these terms and any changes in effect at the time of use.

Collection of Personal Information

Personal Information is information about you that identifies you as an individual, for example, your name, address, email address, or telephone number.

We collect information that you voluntarily provide to us through responses to surveys, search functions, questionnaires, feedback, forms and the like.

Before forwarding us any personal information, please be advised that any information gathered on our Sites may be used in the aggregate for research and development relating to our Sites and/or for future site development and, if you ask us to, to send you promotional materials. In particular, we may use information gathered about you for the following purposes: to monitor interest in our range of products/services and to assist us to tailor the content of our Sites to your needs by collecting information about your preferences through tracking of patterns page views on our Sites; and, in circumstances where you have indicated that you wish to receive additional information, to send you information about us and promotional material about our products/services together with details of any offers we may have available from time to time.

Disclosure of Information

The Company will not disclose personal information that you provide on its Sites to any third parties other than to a Company agent except: i) in accordance with the terms of this Privacy Policy, or ii) to comply with legal requirements and/or iii) if you report a complaint, in which case the Company may be required to disclose such information to bodies such as, but not limited to, Canadian and/or international regulatory authorities. Please note that any of these disclosures may involve the storage or processing of personal information outside of Canada and may therefore be subject to different privacy laws than those applicable in Canada, including laws that require the disclosure of personal information to governmental authorities under circumstances that are different than those that apply in Canada.

Protection of Children Online

The Company considers the protection of children's privacy, especially online, to be of the utmost importance. We do not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from children nor do we allow them to become registered users of, or to request information through, our Sites or help-seeking information lines.

Policy Changes

If we alter our Privacy Policy, any changes will be posted on this page of our Site so that you are always informed of the information we collect about you, how we use it and the circumstances under which we may disclose it.

Acceptance of Our Privacy Policy

By using this Site or any other The Company Site or interactive banner ads, you signify your acceptance of our Privacy Policy, and you adhere to the terms and conditions posted on the Site. By submitting your information, you agree that it will be governed by our Privacy Policy.

Copyright

Content

All of our content is copyrighted under international law. Any images or copy used within this site has permission of use within this site only, and by Canadian Only as an organization.

If you would like to use any of our content, you must formally request this by contacting us in writing and must await our reply to confirm whether the request will be granted.

Trademarks

The “Canadian Only” logo is a registered trademark of Canadian Only and may not be reproduced. Some exceptions may be granted on an individual basis where specific permissions are granted in a written agreement.

The “CO eh” logo is also a trademark of Canadian Only and may only be used if it is specifically permitted on an individual basis when agreed in writing.

Disclaimer

Please note that any map on this website is an illustrative representation only and does not claim to be entirely precise and accurate.

Terms and Conditions

Please read this section in full. We want you to be clear on where we stand when we do business with our customers.

  1. Reference to products, organizations, persons, etc, does not constitute or imply endorsement, approval or recommendation by canadianonly.ca or canadianonly.com.
  2. Canadian Only does not accept responsibility for special, indirect, incidental or consequential damages that may arise from the use of, or the inability to use, the website and/or the materials contained on it whether the materials contained on it are provided by canadianonly.ca, canadianonly.com or a third party.
  3. These listings are accurate to the best of our knowledge, but are subject to typos, unknown upgrades or closures, breakdowns, relocation, and other unknown schedule changes or events beyond our control.
  4. Canadian Only does not assume any responsibility for any errors, omissions, or inaccuracies in the information provided regardless of how caused, or any decision made or action taken or not taken by the reader in reliance upon any information or data furnished hereunder.
  5. Canadian Only, without notice, may make changes to the website(s).
  6. Links are placed into categories as requested by the website owner or manager. Links are also searched and placed into what Canadian Only determines to be the appropriate category. If the website owner or manager deems the link to be in an incorrect category, Canadian Only apologizes for any inconvenience and will correct the error as soon as we are informed of it. Links to sites are provided for information purposes only. Canadian Only is not responsible for broken links.
  7. Canadian Only reserves the right to alter or change submitted site titles and descriptions without notice or approval (as we deem appropriate) to maintain editorial quality and consistency in the listings.
  8. Links will be periodically checked for appropriate content and functionality. Canadian Only reserves the right to remove (without notice) any link that violates these terms and conditions, and to discontinue service to sites that do not qualify or which no longer offer the original content.

Disclaimer

Canadian Only (aka canadianonly.ca, aka canadianonly.com) does not warrant, guarantee, or make any representations as to the quality, content, fitness for any purpose, accuracy, timeliness, completeness of the information, text, graphics, links, products, services, individuals, commissions, committees, organizations, and other items referred to on, contained in or obtained through the canadianonly.ca or canadianonly.com websites.

“One-off” fees for Facebook icons or other offers, are guaranteed for one year (and will be maintained indefinitely) provided all of our listing criteria continues to be met, the business is in good standing (up to our discretion) and does not conflict with any of the reasons we don’t list.

Reasons we don’t list

1. Non-Canadian location
2. No location (city and province/territory) is provided
3. No unique domain or Facebook page URL is provided
4. Illegal activity, offensive content, or deemed inappropriate/misaligned with our mission (for example, partisan politics)
5. Time-sensitive (non-recurring) events

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