Terms of Use & Disclaimer

The www.sffa.sk.ca/www.saskfosterfamilies.ca Web Site (the “Web Site”) is operated and owned by the Saskatchewan Foster Families Association (“SFFA”). This page states the Terms of Use and Disclaimer under which you may use the Web Site. By accessing this Web Site, you are agreeing to be bound by these Terms of Use and Disclaimer.

If you do not accept the Terms of Use and Disclaimer stated herein, do not use the Web Site.

The SFFA may revise these Terms of Use and Disclaimer at any time by updating this posting. You should visit this page periodically to review the Terms of Use and Disclaimer because they are binding on you.

Copyright

The contents of the Web Site, such as text, publications, newsletters, articles, opinions, minutes of meetings, notice of meetings, views, graphics, images, HTML code, multimedia clips, and the selection and arrangement of information (“Materials”), are protected by copyright and other intellectual property laws under both Canadian and foreign laws. Unauthorized use of the Materials may violate copyright, trademark, patent and other laws. You must retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained in the original Materials on any copy you make of the Materials.

Limited License

The SFFA grants to you a limited license to view, copy and print materials published on this website subject to the following conditions:

(1) The Materials are to be used only for personal or non-commercial purposes;
(2) You must not modify, reformulate, adopt, alter, adjust or change any of the Materials; and
(3) You must retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained in the Materials and acknowledge SFFA as a source of the same.

The use of the Materials on any other web site or in a networked computer environment for any purpose is prohibited. If you violate any of these Terms and Conditions, your permission to use the Materials automatically terminates and you must immediately destroy any copies you have made of the Materials. The SFFA reserves the right to revoke this limited license at any time without notice and for whatever reason and to require you to delete, destroy or otherwise remove the Materials.

Limitation of Warranties And Disclaimer

The Materials are provided for educational or informational purposes only. You should not act or rely on any information on this Web Site without seeking the advice of a professional. The SFFA assumes no obligation to update the Materials, or to advise on further developments concerning topics mentioned in the materials. The Materials may be changed without notice.

THE MATERIALS CONTAINED IN THIS WEB SITE ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT ANY REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR USE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. FURTHER, NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES ARE MADE CONCERNING THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, TIMELINESS OR RELIABILITY OF THE MATERIALS OR SERVICES, OR OF ANY INFORMATION CONTAINED IN ANY SITE LINKED TO THIS WEB SITE. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE SFFA, ITS OFFICERS, AFFILIATES, AGENTS, LICENSORS, EMPLOYEES OR INTERNET SERVICE PROVIDER(S) (COLLECTIVELY “ITS REPRESENTATIVES”) BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES WHATSOEVER. THE FOREGOING LIMITATION SHALL APPLY EVEN IF THE SFFA OR ITS REPRESENTATIVES HAVE BEEN ADVISED OR SHOULD HAVE KNOWN OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE.

Confidentiality

Absent the use of encryption, the Internet is not a secured medium and privacy cannot be ensured. Internet e-mail is vulnerable to interception and forging. The SFFA will not be responsible for any damages you or any third party may suffer as a result of the transmission of confidential information that you make to any third party through the Internet e-mail links provided on this Web Site. The SFFA is not responsible for any errors or any changes made to any transmitted information. Should you decide to transmit information using Internet e-mail links, you do so at your own risk.

Computer Viruses

While the SFFA makes reasonable efforts to ensure that all Materials provided on this Web Site do not contain computer viruses, you are responsible to take the appropriate precautions to scan for computer viruses and to ensure that you have a complete and current back up of the applicable items contained on your computer system.

Links to Other Sites

The Web Site may contain links to other sites as well as e-mail links. These links are provided solely as a convenience to you. These other sites were independently developed by parties other than the SFFA and the SFFA assumes no responsibility for the accuracy or appropriateness of the information contained in such sites. The inclusion of any link to another site does not imply endorsement by the SFFA. Any mention of another party or its product or service on the Web Site should not be construed as an endorsement of that party or its product service. If you decide to access linked third party web sites, you do so at your own risk.

Privacy

Our commitment to you:

The Saskatchewan Foster Families Association (the “SFFA”) respects the privacy rights of its members and is committed to treating our member’s personal information with the utmost respect. The SFFA have adopted policies processing guidelines to help protect your personal information. The SSFA’s Code for the Protection of Personal Information is based on the Model Code included in the The Personal Information Protection in Electronic Documents Act (Canada).

A copy of the Code may be accessed at the following link:

SFFA Privacy Code SFFA Privacy Code (164 KB)

Why we collect your personal information

We collect, maintain and use the personal information you give us solely for the purpose of providing our services to you. We undertake only to collect the personal information that is reasonably necessary to provide you with our products and services.

Disclosing your information

The SFFA will only disclose your personal information only when you authorize its use or where otherwise permitted or required by law.

Accessing and amending your information

As a member of the SFFA, you have the right to verify your personal information and amend it as necessary. You may request a copy of your personal information and let us know of any inaccuracies or omissions by contacting us at the address set out below.

Inquiries

For any inquiries regarding privacy, please contact us at:

Saskatchewan Foster Families Association
Privacy Officer
233 4th Avenue South
Saskatoon Saskatchewan S7K 1N1
Phone: 1-888-276-2880
Email: sffa@sffa.sk.ca