Terms and Conditions for Focus Humanitarian Assistance Canada (www.focusstar.ca)

1. Terms and Conditions of Use of Site

This website (www.focusstar.ca) is provided by Focus Humanitarian Assistance (FOCUS) Canada conditional on your acceptance of the terms and conditions of use set out below (“Terms and Conditions”). By accessing, reading and making use of this website, you agree, on your own behalf and on behalf of any entity on whose behalf you may be acting, to be bound by the Terms and Conditions.

By accessing the FOCUS Canada website, you are agreeing to be bound by these website Terms and Conditions, all applicable laws and regulations, and agree that you are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws. If you do not agree with any of these terms, you are prohibited from using or accessing this website. The materials contained in this website are protected by applicable copyright and trademark laws.

2. Use License

Permission is granted to download materials (information or software) on FOCUS Canada’s website for personal, non-commercial transitory viewing only. This is the grant of a license, not a transfer of title, and under this license you may not:

modify or copy the materials;

use the materials for any commercial purpose, or for any public display (commercial or non-commercial);

attempt to decompile or reverse engineer any software contained on FOCUS Canada’s website;

remove any copyright or other proprietary notations from the materials; or

transfer the materials to another person or “mirror” the materials on any other server.

This license shall automatically terminate if you violate any of these restrictions and may be terminated by FOCUS Canada at any time. Upon terminating your viewing of these materials or upon the termination of this license, you must destroy any downloaded materials in your possession whether in electronic or printed format.

3. Disclaimer

The materials on FOCUS Canada’s website are provided “as is”. FOCUS Canada makes no warranties, expressed or implied, and hereby disclaims and negates all other warranties, including without limitation, implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement of intellectual property or other violation of rights. Further, FOCUS Canada does not warrant or make any representations concerning the accuracy, likely results, or reliability of the use of the materials on its Internet website or otherwise relating to such materials or on any sites linked to this site.

4. Limitation of Liability

In no circumstances shall FOCUS Canada, its officers, or employees be responsible or liable for any loss or damages whatsoever, including (without limiting the generality of the foregoing) damages for loss of data or profit, or due to business interruption, any direct, indirect, incidental, special, punitive or consequential damages, arising from or in connection with your use of, access to or your reliance on, or your inability to use or access, this website, any contents of this website, any information provided through this website, any external links on this website, any other website linked to this website, or any contents thereof, any website linking to this website, or any contents thereof, or any delivery, hosting and ancillary services or facilities of third party suppliers utilized by FOCUS Canada.

FOCUS Canada is not responsible and assumes no liability for third party contents of this website or third party information provided through this website.

5. Revisions and Errata

The materials appearing on FOCUS Canada’s website could include technical, typographical, or photographic errors. FOCUS Canada does not warrant that any of the materials on its website are accurate, complete, or current. FOCUS Canada may make changes to the materials contained on its website at any time without notice. FOCUS Canada does not, however, make any commitment to update the materials.

6. Links

By selecting hyperlinks provided in these pages, you may leave FOCUS Canada’s website. These links have been provided to other websites because they may have information that may be of interest to you. No inference should be drawn on account of other sites being referenced, or not referenced, from this website. There may be other websites that are more appropriate for your purpose.

Although the operation of external links is checked, both at the time of compilation and on an ongoing basis, FOCUS Canada shall not be held responsible for the non-operation of any of these links.

FOCUS Canada does not accept any responsibility for the content of those linked websites, the owners of which do not necessarily have any connection with FOCUS Canada. If you enter into a legal relationship with or through those linked websites, the terms and conditions governing that relationship will be determined as between you and the owners of those linked websites. If you find anything in those linked websites that causes concern, please communicate it to FOCUS Canada. The inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by FOCUS Canada of the site. Use of any such linked website is at the user’s own risk.

7. Site Terms of Use Modifications

FOCUS Canada may add to or remove, modify or otherwise change any part of the Terms and Conditions at any time without notice.  Changes will be effective when the changed Terms and Conditions are posted on this website.

8. Submission of Information

All information, including credit card information (“Financial Information”), provided to FOCUS Canada is encrypted using Secure Socket Layer (SSL) 256-bit encryption (“SSL”) from GeoTrust. FOCUS Canada provides SSL certificates from GeoTrust in an effort to protect the electronic transmission of Financial Information that you submit to FOCUS Canada through this website.   Your Financial Information will be securely transmitted into the encrypted format.
9. Applicable Law

All matters relating to, access to, or use of, this website or any website linked to this website, shall be governed by the laws of the Province of Ontario and the laws of Canada applicable therein.

10. Copyright and Trade Marks

Copyright © Focus Humanitarian Assistance Canada (unless otherwise indicated). All rights reserved.

The copyright in this website and all materials contained in it are the property of FOCUS Canada and cannot be reproduced in whole, or in part, without the express consent of FOCUS Canada.

Focus Humanitarian Assistance Canada’s logo is a registered trademark.

11. Agreement to Privacy Policy

FOCUS Canada respects your desire for privacy. FOCUS Canada’s Privacy Policy can be found by clicking here. By accessing this website, you are consenting to the collection, use and disclosure of your personal information and to the terms of our Privacy Policy. If we decide to change that policy, we will post the revised policy prominently on this website or otherwise bring it to your attention, so that you are always aware of what we do with your information.


These Terms and Conditions were last revised and made effective as of May 29th, 2014

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