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Privacy & Terms

We encourage the sharing of ideas and opinions on different topics, but UkrainianWinnipeg.ca is not an “anything goes” website. Our users come from all locations and backgrounds, and have diverse thoughts, beliefs, and feelings. Keep this in mind when you participate in the community, and treat others with respect. Postings that attack another person’s motivation, intelligence, or character degrade the quality of the discussion and discourage thoughtful comments by others. This is not a place for you to harass, abuse, threaten, or otherwise bother other members, and it’s not a place for you to do anything illegal. We don’t want to kick you out of the community, but if you do any of these things, we will. So don’t do them.

We respect our users’ intellectual property, and claim no copyright to anything posted on the site by our users. However, as a stipulation of using UkrainianWinnipeg.ca, we retain the right to keep and display anything posted by users on the website as part of the site indefinitely. If you are not prepared to accept this, please do not upload or contribute anything to UkrainianWinnipeg.ca.

Terms of Use

By visiting or using this website, UkrainianWinnipeg.ca, including all content and functionality available through the UkrainianWinnipeg.ca, domain (collectively, “Site” or “UkrainianWinnipeg.ca, “, “we”, or “us”, as appropriate), you agree to be bound by the following Terms of Use and to our Privacy Policy. By your acceptance of the Terms, each time you use the Site, you consent to Site’s collection, use and disclosure of your information or registration data in accordance with our Privacy Policy. You also agree to follow our existing “Community Guidelines”, and any future Guidelines that we may issue. These Guidelines are published on UkrainianWinnipeg.ca and incorporated into the Terms by reference. References to the “Terms” include the Privacy Policy and any applicable Community Guidelines that are issued now or in the future. The Terms apply to all visitors and users of the Site, including users who contribute content or information and subscribers to other services on the Site. The Terms also apply to individuals or entities on whose behalf a user accesses the Site. If you do not agree to the Terms, do not use the Site.

We may revise, modify or change the Terms at any time at our sole discretion with or without notice. Your continued use of the Site after we post changes to the Terms constitutes acceptance of the Terms as modified. It is your responsibility to regularly review the Terms.

2.User Content; Posting on Forums, Events, Blogs and Other Public Areas
UkrainianWinnipeg.ca includes information, images, photos, commentary, content, opinions and material that our users upload, as well as their messages/personal information sent via contact form (“User Content”). You agree to upload and post only User Content that you have created yourself. UkrainianWinnipeg.ca is not responsible for the accuracy, usefulness, safety, or intellectual property rights of or relating to User Content. We don’t test or verify any User Content on the Site. While we do not knowingly accept User Content that violates another’s rights, we are not responsible if it happens.

You are responsible for your own User Content, whether posted in the blogs, forums, callendar, galleries or other public posting areas on the Site. You agree to conform to Site polices and guidelines concerning the size, length, format, subject, content, and relevancy of User Content. Submitting User Content that violates our rules or any applicable local, national or international laws or regulations is not acceptable, and may subject you to sanctions, including termination of your user rights.

We reserve the right (but assume no obligation) to edit, redact or delete User Content that we consider unacceptable or inappropriate, or for any other reasons, which we need not disclose, at our discretion and convenience.

User Content may be, and often is, edited. Our editors and moderators, strive to highlight User Content that we determine to be most interesting or useful to our user community. We reserve the right to edit, redact or delete any User Content that you upload to the Site, at our sole discretion. UkrainianWinnipeg.ca also contains material from experts, organizations and advertisers (“Third Party Content”). UkrainianWinnipeg.ca is not responsible for the accuracy, reliability or usefulness of Third Party Content.

3.Intellectual Property Rights
UkrainianWinnipeg.ca owns all rights to the Site, its services, the technology, information, documents, files, webpages and other product developed in connection with the Site or available on the Site. Submitting User Content to any area of the Site does NOT transfer ownership rights. You retain the ownership rights to your User Content. By submitting User Content, however, you give certain limited rights to both UkrainianWinnipeg.ca and other UkrainianWinnipeg.ca users.

You grant to other UkrainianWinnipeg.ca members permission to download a copy of images contained in your User Content, to make such alterations and markups for the purpose of commentary as they see fit, and to attach the modified images to their comments on your User Content. You also grant other Site users the right to quote your User Content in their own postings on the Site.

Second, you grant UkrainianWinnipeg.ca the right to re-post, edit, modify, quote, or reformat your User Content on the Site. You also grant us a perpetual non-exclusive worldwide royalty-free license to use, reproduce, adapt, publicly perform and publicly display your User Content on the Site and to promote the Site.

Other than User Content or Third Party Content, we, and/or our software suppliers, own or license all text, graphics, logos, icons, images, photographs, audio clips, video clips, digital downloads, data compilations and software and such content is protected by Canadian and international copyright and other intellectual property rights. All software used on the Site or in conjunction with its operation is the property of UkrainianWinnipeg.ca and/or its software suppliers and is protected by Canadian and international copyright laws.

4.Conduct of Users
Your right to access and use the Site is subject to the following prohibitions:

You may not reproduce or distribute, or cause to be reproduced or distributed, any image or material that you retrieve from the Site, without the express prior permission of both UkrainianWinnipeg.ca and, in the case of copyrighted materials, the copyright owner, except for such reproduction as occurs in the ordinary course of viewing or commenting on others’ User Content using a web browser in accordance with UkrainianWinnipeg.ca guidelines and the Terms.

You may not use the Site to violate anyone’s copyright, trademark, intellectual property rights, or privacy rights. The User Content that you submit must be your work in its entirety.

You may not use or launch any automated system, including “robots,” “spiders,” or “offline readers,” that access the Site in a manner that sends more request messages to the our servers in a given period of time than a human can reasonably produce in the same period by using a conventional on-line web browser.

From time to time, you may have access to other users’ email addresses. You may not gather these email addresses for purposes of spamming or for any purpose other than personal communication. You agree not to collect or harvest any personally identifiable information, including account names, from the Site, nor to use the communication systems provided by the Site (e.g. comments, email) for any commercial solicitation purposes.

You may not post obscene, pornographic, degrading, harassing or humiliating User Content on the Site. Please refer to our Community Guidelines for further explanation of what is acceptable in this regard. You may not post or transmit any false, defamatory, abusive, threatening or illegal User Content or User Content that infringes on the rights of others or the ability of others to enjoy the Site. We have the right to determine, in our sole discretion, whether User Content violates these restrictions or is otherwise unfit for the Site. We have the sole right to delete, modify or edit any such User Content that you upload to the Site.

Failure to abide by these restrictions may result in sanctions including termination of your user privileges on UkrainianWinnipeg.ca and cancellation of your account, as well as legal sanctions, if applicable.

5.User Accounts; Security
As a User, you might create an account to access certain features of the Site. You are responsible for making sure that your account is accurate and up-to-date, particularly if you change email providers. If you forget your password and do not have access to the email account that we have on file for you, you may not be able to gain access to your UkrainianWinnipeg.ca account. You are also responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password and account. You are responsible for all activities that occur on your account, whether or not you authorize them You acknowledge that we rely on your email address to keep you apprised of certain information on the Site. If we attempt to contact you and find that your email address is inoperable, your UkrainianWinnipeg.ca account may be suspended. You are responsible for keeping your email address accurate and up-to-date.

You agree to manage your account in a safe and reasonable manner. You agree to notify UkrainianWinnipeg.ca immediately of any unauthorized use of your password or account, or any other breach of security. You expressly agree that UkrainianWinnipeg.ca will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with these requirements.

We use all reasonable security measures to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. Although we make a good faith effort to store the non-public information collected by the Site in a secure operating environment that is not available to the public, we cannot guarantee complete security. Further, while we make every effort to ensure the integrity and security of our network and systems, we cannot guarantee that our security measures will prevent third-party “hackers” from illegally accessing the Site.

6.Third Party Websites
The Site contains links to third party websites that we do not own or control, including sites that may appear within User Content. UkrainianWinnipeg.ca does not review or edit the content of any third party links, and UkrainianWinnipeg.ca has no control over what happens at any third party website. We assume no responsibility for the content, policies or practices of any third party websites. You expressly agree to release UkrainianWinnipeg.ca from any liability that arises from your use of a third party website.

7.Subscriptions and Paid Services
Certain of our services are available for a fee to subscribers. We use a third party payment processor to process your financial information through a link on the Site. Our subscription program may be altered, revised or modified at any time, with or without notice. If we change a subscription program, we will endeavor to provide subscribers with comparable services for the duration of their subscription period. If your subscription is terminated by you or us for any reason, you will not receive a refund of any subscription fees.

8.Account Termination
UkrainianWinnipeg.ca reserves the right to terminate your account or your access to and use of UkrainianWinnipeg.ca services at any time, at UkrainianWinnipeg.ca sole discretion for any reason, with or without cause. If you violate these Terms, UkrainianWinnipeg.ca, in its sole discretion, may also require you to remedy any violation of the Terms, and/or take any other actions that we deem appropriate to enforce our rights and pursue all available remedies. We shall not be liable to you or any other person if we terminate your account or your access to or use of the Site.

9.Reservation of Rights
You may access UkrainianWinnipeg.ca content, including user content, only as permitted under the Terms. We reserve all rights not expressly granted in and to the Site. We reserve the right to discontinue any aspect of the Site at any time.

10.Account Termination
UkrainianWinnipeg.ca reserves the right to terminate your account or your access to and use of UkrainianWinnipeg.ca services at any time, at UkrainianWinnipeg.ca sole discretion for any reason, with or without cause. If you violate these Terms, UkrainianWinnipeg.ca, in its sole discretion, may also require you to remedy any violation of the Terms, and/or take any other actions that we deem appropriate to enforce our rights and pursue all available remedies. We shall not be liable to you or any other person if we terminate your account or your access to or use of the Site.

Privacy Policy

Readers who do not register. We collect and store the the IP address of the user’s computer, the user’s browser software and operating system, the date and time the user accesses the site and the Internet address of any Web site from which the user clicked directly to our site (“HTTP referer”) and, in some cases, to which the user clicks to follow a hyperlink from our site. We use this information to measure the number of visitors to various sections of UkrainianWinnipeg.ca and we sometimes share this information, typically aggregated, with third parties for advertising or commercial purposes.

Registered readers. We collect and store the Personally Identifiable Information you provide through the registration process. If you engage in a transaction while logged on to our site, we we collect and store information about the transaction. We disclose your full name, city, state, and country of residence, and posting history to other readers. We disclose your email address only to other registered readers.

We may disclose personal information if we are required to do so by law or we in good faith believe that such action is necessary to (1) comply with the law or with legal process; (2) protect and defend our rights and property; (3) protect against misuse or unauthorized use of UkrainianWinnipeg.ca.

Cookies are small text files that our site can send to your browser for storage on your hard drive. Cookies can make your use of our site easier by saving your status and preferences for your next visit to UkrainianWinnipeg.ca. Due to technical limitations in our software, if you disable cookies in your browser, you won’t be able to register and login. A browser with disabled cookies is still able to read any of the content on our site.

Some UkrainianWinnipeg.ca pages incorporate HTML or Javascript code that references advertisements or Google Analytics tracking blank images. Advertisers and Google may set cookies in your browser as well.

Third Party Advertising. We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit UkrainianWinnipeg.ca. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address or telephone number) about your visits to this and other Web sites in order to provide advertisements on UkrainianWinnipeg.ca, other sites and other forms of media about goods and services that may be of interest to you. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies, please click here.

Your Password
We store your password in clear text, currently, in our database. This has the advantage that we can email it to you if you forget it. It has the disadvantage that if our security is compromised, your password will be available to others. Please do not use the same password at UkrainianWinnipeg.ca that you use at security-critical sites, such as online banks.

Sale or Merger of UkrainianWinnipeg.ca
If UkrainianWinnipeg.ca is sold, pledged or disposed of as a going concern whether by merger, sale of assets, bankruptcy or otherwise, the user database of UkrainianWinnipeg.ca could be sold as part of that transaction and all User Information accessed by such successor or purchaser.