The CAPS Peer Support Program (“CAPS PSP”), offered by the Canadian Association of Professional Speakers Foundation (“CAPS Foundation“, “we” or “us“), is designed to offer its members an opportunity to seek and receive support from other members during a time of stress or crisis.
The Services contain information and resources related to the CAPS Foundation and the CAPS Foundation PSP and are provided by the CAPS Foundation solely and exclusively for the purpose of enhancing your understanding and use of the Services. Although our technicians, staff and volunteers do their best, the CAPS Foundation cannot be held responsible for errors and omissions. Although accessible by others, the Services and the Content (as defined below) are intended for access and use by CAPS Foundation members only.
Right to Access and Use / Proprietary Rights
The CAPS Foundation reserves the right to take such steps as it deems necessary, including taking legal action, to restrain any and all unauthorized use of the Services and/or the Content.
If you are dissatisfied with the Services, the Content and/or your use thereof, or with any of the terms, conditions, guidelines, practices or policies of the CAPS Foundation in operating the Services, you agree that your sole and exclusive remedy shall be to discontinue using the Services.
Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, you agree to use the Services and the Content for lawful purposes only and in a manner consistent with all applicable local, national or international laws and regulations. The Services shall not be used where, and to any extent, such use is prohibited by law. Your use of the Services from any location is subject to your compliance with all applicable laws and regulations that may be applicable to you. You agree, and confirm, that your use of the Services is in full compliance with the laws of the jurisdiction(s) to which you are subject, and that you are not prohibited from using the Services due to any restriction whatsoever.
The Services may include hypertext links to other web sites solely for the purpose of helping you identify and locate other sources of information that may be of interest. Any such links do not imply any endorsement of (including that the CAPS Foundation has reviewed such sites) or association with such third party web sites and CAPS is not responsible for such third party web sites or the information contained on such third party web sites. Use of third party web sites is entirely at your sole discretion and risk. You may not create links from other web sites to this Site without the prior written consent of the CAPS Foundation. Any copying, republication or redistribution of the Services or the Content, in whole or in part, including by caching, framing or similar means, is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of the CAPS Foundation.
The Content is made available for informational purposes only. While the CAPS Foundation makes reasonable efforts to ensure that the Content is accurate and up to date, the CAPS Foundation does not guarantee that any Content is error-free, complete, accurate, reliable or current. The views and opinions expressed by the CAPS Foundation PSP staff and volunteers are the views and opinions of the individual sharing such views and opinions and do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of the CAPS Foundation or its other staff or volunteers. The Services and your use thereof are subject to the discretion of the CAPS Foundation and the CAPS Foundation expressly reserves the right to terminate and/or prevent your use of the Services at any time, for any or no reason.
YOU AGREE THAT THE SERVICES AND THE CONTENT ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” BASIS, AND ARE FOR YOUR PERSONAL, PRIVATE USE ONLY WITHOUT ANY REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND OR NATURE WHATSOEVER. THE CAPS FOUNDATION, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, DISCLAIMS ALL EXPRESS OR IMPLIED CONDITIONS, REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND OR NATURE, AND MAKES NO WARRANTIES ABOUT THE ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, COMPLETENESS, OR TIMELINESS OF THE SERVICES, THE CONTENT OR ANY THIRD PARTY INFORMATION AND/OR WHETHER THE SERVICES OR THE CONTENT WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS OR EXPECTATIONS.
IN NO EVENT SHALL THE CAPS FOUNDATION OR ANY OF ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, VOLUNTEERS OR AGENTS, BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, HARM, INJURY, COST, EXPENSE OR OTHER LOSSES OR ANY KIND OR NATURE WHATSOEVER (WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT, EQUITY, STRICT LIABILITY, PATENT OR COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY) RESULTING FROM THE USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO MAKE USE OF, THE SERVICES OR ANY CONTENT (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION IN ANY CONNECTION WITH: (I) THE TRANSMISSION OR DOWNLOADING OF ANY CONTENT FROM THE SERVICES OR SUBMISSIONS/POSTINGS TO THE SERVICES; OR (II) ANY LOST FILES, DATA OR INFORMATION SUPPLIED BY YOU) OR THE USE OF, OR YOUR RELIANCE ON, ANY CONTENT, ADVICE, RECOMMENDATIONS OR OTHER INFORMATION CONTAINED ON/IN OR OTHERWISE PROVIDED TROUGH YOUR USE OF THE SERVICES, WHETHER OR NOT THE CAPS FOUNDATION IS ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES OR OUGHT TO HAVE REASONABLY KNOWN OF THE POTENTIAL FOR SUCH DAMAGES.
THE CAPS FOUNDATION'S PSP IS DESIGNED TO PROVIDE ASSISTANCE TO CAPS MEMBERS FACING LIFE CHALLENGES AND CRISES. HOWEVER, WHILE WE TAKE PRIDE IN OUR PROGRAM AND WILL DO WHAT WE REASONABLY CAN TO ASSIST YOU, THE PSP’S VOLUNTEERS ARE NOT TRAINED HEALTH PROFESSIONALS. ANY ADVICE THEY MAY GIVE DOES NOT AND WILL NOT CONSTITUTE MEDICAL ADVICE AND IS NOT INTENDED AS A SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL HELP.
Privacy and Collection & Use of Personal Information
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All notices and communications by or to you shall be in writing and shall be made via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or to the e-mail address that you may provide to the CAPS Foundation in connection with your use of the Services, as applicable. Either party may revise its contact information by sending the other a new/corrected email address to the address specified in the preceding sentence. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the CAPS Foundation may also post notices or communications, or other matters of importance, on the Services; and you agree that such posts shall constitute notice to you whether or not you actually access the notice/communication via the Services. Notice by e-mail or posting on the Services shall be deemed given forty-eight (48) hours after the e-mail is sent or posted, unless in the case of e-mail the sending party is notified that the e-mail address is invalid.