Collection of Information
We receive and store information about you, such as:
Information you provide us: We collect information you voluntarily provide to us, such as your name, email address, mailing address, postal code, payment method, telephone number, and other information you may provide in connection with our online application form, or by correspondences via email, over the telephone, or any other manner in which you divulge personal information.
Use of Information
Information gathered from you will only be used or disclosed for the purpose for which it was collected, except as you otherwise consent to or as otherwise required or permitted by law. Your personal information will only be retained for the period of time required to fulfill the purpose for which it was collected or as may be required by relevant laws, whichever is greater.
Disclosure of Information
We may collect and disclose your personal information for the following purposes:
- To meet legal, regulatory, audit, security and financial requirements under federal and provincial regulations;
- To individuals or organizations who are i) involved in providing sponsorship, funding, services, promotional offerings on our behalf; or ii) maintaining, reviewing and developing our business models, procedures and infrastructure including testing or upgrading of our computer systems;
- To maintain our business records;
- Aggregate non-identifying statistical information for other purposes not explicitly set forth in this policy;
- If you enter into one of the programs offered by PSP, to use your name and certain other
- information for promotional purposes, such as announcing and promoting the enrollment of you in such program(s);
- If the Site connects you to use social networking features or have social networking plugins available through the Site, your personal information may be collected, used or disclosed by other users of the website without restriction; and
- If you cause any information to be disclosed in online public postings on the Site, it is made public and we are not responsible for any third party’s use of information you publicly disclose through our service.
Cookies and other technologies
When you view the website, we collect and store some information on your computer. This information will be stored in a ‘Cookie,’ which is a file created on your computer’s hard drive, and will help us in many ways. Please refer to your browser instructions or the help section of your browser to learn more about these functions. The Site may use Web beacon, gif or other technologies.
Right to Access Your Information
If you have any questions, concerns or would like more information about the collection, use or disclosure of your personal information by PSI, or if you simply want to know whether we have any of your personal information on file, you may contact us at the following address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Opting out from receiving PSP communications
You may opt out of receiving e-mail communications by clicking the “Unsubscribe” link at the bottom of the e-mail received. It may take us up to 10 days to complete this process, as permitted by law. Please note that though you may opt out, your personal information may be retained in the database for record keeping purposes and for internal research and analysis.
Technical, contractual, administrative and physical security measures and safeguards, such as locked cabinets, restricted access and the use of passwords and firewalls have been adopted to protect your personal information against loss or theft, as well as unauthorized access, disclosure, copying, use or
modification. Personal information collected from our website is kept in a safe and secure system. Unfortunately, no security system can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. Accordingly, we cannot guarantee the security of your information and cannot assume liability for improper access to it. By using the Site and user interfaces, or providing information to us through any means, you agree that we can communicate with you electronically regarding security, privacy, and administrative issues.
Transfer of Information
Your personal information is processed and stored inside or outside of the jurisdiction in which you reside. Under the laws of these other jurisdictions, in certain circumstances foreign courts, law enforcement agencies or regulatory agencies may be entitled to access your personal information without notice to you. Therefore, by using the Site, you acknowledge and agree to the transfer of your information outside your country of residence to any country where we have facilities.
PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING TERMS AND CONDITIONS RELATING TO YOUR USE OF THIS SITE CAREFULLY.
Trademarks and Copyright
PSP, select program names, business names, domain names, graphics, logos, icons and designs on the Site constitute registered and unregistered trademarks of PSP. Some trademarks on the Site are owned by other parties who have granted us a license to use their marks (trademarks owned by PSP as well as those licensed to PSP for use shall be collectively referred to as the “Trademarks”). Any unauthorized use, downloading, re-transmission, or other copying or modification of the Trademarks may be a violation of federal or other law.
The Site and all of its content, images and information, Trademarks, short films, music, audio visual material, clips, excerpts, trailers, text, code, illustrations, graphics, designs, individual names, likenesses, bios, photographs, press releases and newsletters (collectively “Our Property”) are owned or licensed by PSP and are protected by copyright and other proprietary rights and intellection property rights or may be subject to restrictions.
Unauthorized use, downloading, re-transmission, or other copying or modification of third party content, Trademarks or Our Property including reverse engineering, uploading, linking, distributing, exploiting or altering or creating any derivative works from or based upon any such content is specifically prohibited. You hereby covenant and agree not to use any screen scraping, framing, bots, spiders, crawlers, avatars, intelligent agents or other automated processes on the Site or its content.
Unauthorized use, copying, reproduction, modification, publication, republication, uploading, framing, downloading, posting, transmitting, distributing, duplicating or any other misuse of the Site including Trademarks or Our Property is strictly prohibited.
PSP Online Applications Forms
PSP offers programs, services or events, including without limitation our workshops, lectures, tutorials, labs, classes, and courses (individually or collectively, the “Program(s)”), for which online applications (individually or collectively referred to as the “Online Application”) may be submitted via the Site. As part of the Online Application, you may be required to submit certain registration information. You represent and warrant that information you provide about yourself is true, accurate and complete, and
that you will maintain and update the registration information to ensure it is current. If you provide information in the Online Application that is untrue, inaccurate or incomplete, we may immediately reject your Online Application and terminate your user access rights to the Site. For the Online Application, you may be further required to submit certain content or materials containing information about your project, including, but not limited to, information and copyrighted works regarding the project idea, scope, story, music, lyrics, characters, code, project business model, videos, photographs, images, artwork, graphics, audio clips, comments, data, text, software, scripts and other material and information, and associated trademarks and other copyrightable works (collectively “Your Property”). By submitting Your Property on the Online Application, we may share Your Property for our internal review and committee selection purposes.
Your Property shall be your responsibility. For all Program(s) offered by PSP, and for any social media application, commercial, marketing, and promotional purposes therewith, Your Property may be made available worldwide on the Site as well as shared across select social media platforms. You agree that by submitting the Online Application and uploading Your Property to the Site, or otherwise submitting Your Property to PSP, you will license to PSP a worldwide, non-exclusive, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, fully-paid, assignable, transferable right to: (i) display, exhibit, use and distribute, transmit and copy all or any portion of Your Property, as well as your name, likeness, and personal and biographical material, in any and all media for the purposes of or in connection with PSP and/or the Program(s); (ii) to take whatever other action is required to run the Program(s); and (iii) to allow users of the Site to view, stream, transmit, playback, display, feature, distribute, collect, and otherwise use Your Property in connection with the Program(s). The foregoing license grant to PSP does not affect your ownership or rights in Your Property, including the right to grant additional licenses, which you expressly reserve. You understand and agree that: (i) you are solely responsible for understanding all copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret and other intellectual property or other laws that may apply to Your Property and you hereby represent and warrant that you are the sole author, owner, or authorized licensor thereof and that you have complied with all copyright, intellectual property laws, and other Canadian and international law, and will not submit or upload anything of Your Property that violates intellectual property rights, infringes the privacy of others, or contains harmful or illegal material; (ii) Your Property will not contain third-party copyrighted material, or material that is subject to other third-party proprietary rights, unless you have permission from the rightful owner of the material or are otherwise legally entitled to submit the material and to grant PSP all of the license rights granted herein; (iii) none of Your Property contains any computer programming that may potentially damage or interfere with the Site or intercept or expropriate any system data or personal information from the Site; and (iv) you are solely responsible for, and neither we, nor our partners or sponsors shall have any liability in connection with the legal consequences of any actions or failures to act on your part with respect to Your Property, including without limitation any legal consequences relating to your or any other person’s intellectual property rights or proprietary information.
We respect the intellectual property rights of others, and require that the people who use the Site do the same. In appropriate circumstances, we will terminate the registration and/or Application Form of any user who engages in any activity which may infringe on the intellectual property rights of others, including copyrights.
If you believe that your work has been copied in any way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide us with the following information and send to us:
- (i) a physical or electronic signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive copyright that is allegedly infringed;
- (ii) a description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed;
- (iii) a description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the Site;
- (iv) your address, telephone number and email address and all other information reasonably sufficient to permit us to contact you;
- (v) a statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent or the law; and
- (vi) a declaration by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
You agree that your sole remedy, upon your written notice to PSP, may be the modification or removal of the offending content as determined by PSP.
We may delete any or all of your information or Your Property for any reason or no reason, whether by reason of a copyright complaint or otherwise, whether intentional or unintentional, and, without any liability of any kind to you or any other party.
In the event that you have any right, claim or action against any other person arising from that person’s use of the Site, you agree to pursue such right, claim or action independently of and without recourse to us, and you hereby release PSP, and our program partners and sponsors, and each of theirs and our subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors, agents and employees, from any and all claims, liability, damages, losses, costs and expenses, including legal fees, known and unknown, arising from or in any way connected with such rights, claim or action.
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO NEGLIGENCE, WILL WE OR ANY OF OUR PROGRAM PARTNERS AND/OR SPONSORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES THAT RESULT FROM THE USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO USE, THE MATERIALS ON THE SITE, THE PROGRAM(S) OR ANY PRODUCTS OR SERVICES PROVIDED PURSUANT TO THE SITE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY OR INCIDENTAL FOR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. TO THE EXTENT THE FOREGOING LIMITATION OF LIABILITY IS PROHIBITED, OUR SOLE OBLIGATION TO YOU BY US OR ANY OF OUR PROGRAM PARTNERS AND/OR SPONSORS FOR ALL DAMAGES, LOSSES, AND CAUSES OF ACTION (WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT, OR OTHERWISE) SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE AMOUNT PAID BY YOU TO US, IF ANY, FOR ACCESSING THE SITE.
THE INFORMATION, SERVICES, AND MATERIALS ON THE SITE ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. WE DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. NEITHER WE NOR ANY OF OUR RESPECTIVE PROGRAM PARTNERS AND/OR SPONSORS WARRANT THAT ANY FUNCTIONS CONTAINED IN THE SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THE SITE OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES IT AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. YOU (AND NOT WE OR ANY OF OUR RESPECTIVE PROGRAM PARTNERS AND/OR SPONSORS) ASSUME THE ENTIRE COST OF ALL NECESSARY SERVICING, REPAIR OR CORRECTION TO YOUR SYSTEM.
NEITHER WE NOR ANY OF OUR RESPECTIVE PROGRAM PARTNERS AND/OR SPONSORS WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE USE OR THE RESULTS OF THE USE OF THE INFORMATION, PROGRAM(S), SERVICES, OR MATERIALS IN THE SITE IN TERMS OF THEIR CORRECTNESS, ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, OR OTHERWISE. IT IS SOLELY YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO EVALUATE THE QUALITY, ADEQUACY, ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, CURRENTNESS, VALIDITY AND USEFULNESS OF ALL SERVICES AND OTHER INFORMATION OBTAINED ON OR ACCESSIBLE THROUGH THE SITE.
APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO THE ABOVE EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
Third Party Content
These terms and conditions apply only to the Site, and not to the sites of any other companies or organizations, including those to which any of the Site may link. We are not responsible for the availability of any other site to which the Site may link. We do not endorse or take responsibility for the contents, advertising, products or other materials made available through any other site. Under no
circumstances will we be held responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any loss or damage that is caused or alleged to have been caused to you in connection with your use of, or reliance on, any content, goods or services available on any other site. You should direct any concerns to that site’s administrator or webmaster. We reserve the right to rescind any permission granted by us to link through a plain-text link or any other type of link, and to require termination of any such link, at our discretion at any time.
Third party content may appear on the Site or may be accessible via links from our Site. We are not responsible for and assume no liability for any mistakes, misstatements of law, defamation, slander, libel, omissions, falsehood, obscenity, pornography or profanity in the statements, opinions, representations or any other form of content contained in any third party content appearing on the Site. You understand that the information and opinions in the third party content is neither endorsed by nor does it reflect our belief. If you believe the third party content to be defamatory, libelous, obscene, pornographic or profane, please advise us.
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