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Terms Of Use Statement

Unless otherwise indicated, this web site and its contents are the property of Pearson Canada Inc., which is part of the Pearson family, and/or its subsidiaries, affiliates, or assigns. The site and its contents are protected, without limitation, pursuant to Canadian and international copyright and trademark laws. By accessing this web site, you agree to the following terms and conditions. If you do not agree, you have no right or license to access this web site and you should not do so.

General Terms

You are authorized to download one copy of the material on this web site on one computer for your personal, non-commercial use only. In doing so, you may not remove or in any way alter any trademark, copyright, or other proprietary notice.

Except as allowed in the preceding paragraph, you may not modify, copy, distribute, republish, commercially exploit, or update any of the material on this web site without the prior consent of Pearson Canada. No intellectual property or other rights in and to this web site are transferred to you.

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It is your responsibility to evaluate the accuracy and completeness of all information, opinions and other material on this web site or any web site with which it is linked. Price information is subject to change without notice.

To the fullest extent permitted by applicable laws, Pearson Canada and its employees, agents, suppliers, and contractors shall in no event be liable for any claims, charges, demands, damages, liabilities, losses, and expenses of whatever nature and howsoever arising, including without limitation any compensatory, incidental, direct, indirect, special, punitive, or consequential damages, loss of use, loss of data, loss caused by a computer or electronic virus, loss of income or profit, loss of or damage to property, claims of third parties, or other losses of any kind or character, even if Pearson Canada has been advised of the possibility of such damages or losses, arising out of or in connection with the use of this web site or any web site with which it is linked. You assume total responsibility for establishing such procedures for data back up and virus checking as you consider necessary.

Postings

To the extent that portions of this web site (such as "chat rooms" or "bulletin boards") provide users an opportunity to post and exchange information, ideas and opinions ("Postings"), BE ADVISED THAT PEARSON CANADA HAS NO OBLIGATION TO SCREEN, EDIT, OR REVIEW POSTINGS PRIOR TO THEIR APPEARANCE ON THIS WEB SITE, and Postings do not necessarily reflect the views of Pearson Canada. To the fullest extent permitted by applicable laws, Pearson Canada shall in no event have any responsibility or liability for the Postings or for any claims, damages, or losses resulting from their use and/or appearance on this site. Pearson Canada reserves the right to monitor all Postings and to remove any which it considers in its absolute discretion to be offensive or otherwise in breach of these terms and conditions. You hereby represent and warrant that you have all necessary right in and to all Postings you provide and all material they contain; that your Postings shall not infringe any proprietary or other rights of third parties; that your Postings shall not contain any viruses or other contaminating or destructive devices or features; that your Postings shall not contain any defamatory, indecent, offensive, tortious, or otherwise unlawful material or content; and that your Postings shall not be used to carry out or solicit any unlawful activity and/or be used to make commercial solicitations.

You hereby authorize Pearson Canada to use and/or authorize others to use all or part of your Postings in any manner, format, or medium that Pearson Canada or such other parties see fit. You shall have no claim or other recourse against Pearson Canada for infringement of any proprietary right in Postings.

Indemnification

You hereby agree to indemnify and hold harmless Pearson Canada from and against any and all claims, charges, demands, damages, liabilities, losses, expenses, and liabilities of whatever nature and howsoever arising (including but not limited to any legal or other professional fees and the costs of defending or prosecuting any claim and any loss of profit, goodwill, and any other direct or consequential loss) incurred or suffered by Pearson Canada directly or indirectly by reason of any act or omission which you commit in breach of these terms and conditions and the obligations and warranties contained in them.

Additional Guidelines for Webmasters on Linking/Repurposing/Permissioning We at Pearson Canada are very active participants in the Internet culture, and we appreciate and support its openness. We strive to produce high-quality, but hassle-free content-minimizing access problems for professors and students who use our textbook products. Note that we can only continue in this hassle-free environment if our copyrights are respected. In short, please don't mistake our lack of password protection for leniency-we take copyright violations very seriously.

Repurposing our Source Code

All of the source code on this site is copyrighted, whether html, javascript, or otherwise. If you would like to use our source code for any reason, please send a request to webinfo.pubcanada@pearsoned.ca.

Linking

Establishing standard hypertext links to our Companion Websites is a welcome extension of Internet culture, and we invite adopting faculty, or students who have purchased our texts, to establish links to our Companion Websites. We require no formal notice that you've linked to our site, although we do appreciate standard notifications be sent to webinfo.pubcanada@pearsoned.ca when you have done so. This will allow us to notify you in the event that the URL for a site changes, or if we remove content from our site.

Note however that the current practice known as "framing" where a link is established in such a way as to display our content in some form other than it is displayed in full view by our server, or otherwise displaying our content only partially, or without our copyright notice, is definitely uninvited, unwelcome and possibly, in violation of the law. Note that we are very willing participants in Internet culture (and we provide most of our content to the Internet community free of charge), but we do take copyright very seriously.

Repurposing Components of our Web site

Removing pieces of our Companion Websites and incorporating them into class homepages always requires formal permission in writing. We are very cooperative in arranging permission for use of our components by faculty who have adopted our book. Note that the creation of a class homepage linked to Companion Websites using Syllabus Builder does not require permission, if you are using our textbook for your course.

Permissions

To request permission to use any of our copyrighted content please contact our Rights Department at (416) 925-2249 or email David.Whiteside@ca.penguingroup.com.