End User Agreement
This end user agreement (the “Agreement”) applies to any user who subscribes to,
accesses, or uses services provided by Digital Opportunity Trust (“DOT”).
By subscribing to, accessing, or using DOT’s Services, you (the “User”),
acknowledge that the User has read, understood and agrees to abide by this
1. Dot’s Services
a) DOT provides an online platform and learning materials through the online
platform to allow the User to:
i). access, download, and use learning materials; and
ii). upload materials to the online platform for sharing with other users
b) DOT’s Services are provided to the User for the express purpose of allowing
the User to have the tools, knowledge, and networks to create opportunities
and to transform the local communities of the User.
2. Permission Granted by DOT to User
a) After the User has subscribed to DOT’s Services, and during the effective
subscription period, DOT grants the User permission on a non-commercial,
non-exclusive, non-transferable basis to use DOT’s Services and to use the
platform in compliance with this Agreement. (This means there will be other
users but you, the User, cannot let anyone else use Dot’s Services based on
the permission given to you nor are you allowed to make any money using
3. User’s Responsibilities
b) The User will use DOT’s Services lawfully according to laws in Canada, in the
country where the User is located and any other applicable laws.
c) DOT’s permission given to the User to use DOT’s Services does not mean
that DOT endorses, in any way, the User or the uses of DOT’s Services made
by the User.
d) The User needs DOT’s written consent before the User may copy, reproduce
or distribute to others all or any portion of the materials obtained from DOT’s
e) If the User uses the materials obtained from DOT’s Services, the User will
refer to or mention the author and the source of the materials.
f) The User will use the materials obtained from DOT’s Services only for the
purpose described in 1.b) and not for any commercial purposes.
g) If the User changes the materials obtained from DOT’s Services, the User will
upload the materials containing the changes to the online platform to share
with other subscribed users and,
i) the User will indicate the changes made to the materials obtained from
ii) the User will not apply any legal or technical restrictions to prevent
other subscribed users from using the changed materials;
iii) by uploading the materials containing the User’s changes to the online
platform, the User expressly assigns to DOT the User’s copyrights and
any other intellectual property rights in the changed materials.
h) The User will ensure that no viruses or other defects are introduced in any
changed materials that the User uploads to the online platform.
4. DOT’s Rights
a) DOT may modify DOT’s Services at any time; this may include adding other
services to DOT’s Services or removing some of the services from DOT’s
b) DOT may interrupt access to DOT’s Services from time to time for regular
maintenance, testing and upgrades of the online platform.
c) DOT may edit or remove the materials uploaded to the DOT’s online platform
by the User.
d) DOT may capture and record information related to the User’s activities
during the course of using DOT’s Services.
i) Such information may be aggregated, analyzed and used by DOT for
research and program improvement.
ii) Such information may be aggregated, analyzed and used by DOT to
modify DOT’s Services and to develop other services.
iii) Such information may be disclosed, in an aggregate and anonymous
form only, to third parties for the same or similar purposes.
5. DOT’s Responsibilities
To the best of its ability, DOT will:
a) make DOT’s Services available to the User as much as practical;
b) give the User notice of changes to DOT’s Services and scheduled
6. Intellectual Property
a) DOT retains all applicable intellectual property rights, including but not
limited to copyright, trademark, patent and design rights, in DOT’s Services,
the online platform, and the materials provided through the online platform.
b) The User acknowledges and agrees that DOT’s Services and the materials
may contain proprietary and confidential information that is protected by
applicable intellectual property and other laws in Canada and other countries.
c) The User agrees not to use such intellectual property, unless expressly
authorized by this Agreement or by DOT.
d) The User agrees not to rent, lease, loan, sell, distribute the materials
obtained from DOT’s Services, unless expressly authorized by this Agreement
or by DOT.
e) Any suggestions or ideas given to DOT in any form or manner, including
suggestions related to service improvements or corrections of errors
regarding DOT’s Services, become the exclusive property of DOT.
i) Such suggestions or ideas may be used by DOT as it decides without
compensation or attribution to the User.
ii) DOT is not obligated to review or implement any suggestions or ideas
DOT receives, or to keep this information confidential.
7. Information Security
a) DOT is committed to protecting the User’s personal information and User
data collected from the User and takes appropriate measures to protect
against any unauthorized access to this information.
b) Access to the User’s personal information and User data stored on DOT’s
server is restricted to authorized personnel, including DOT’s employees and
contractors who provide DOT’s Services.
c) Any individuals having access to the information stored on DOT’s servers are
bound by confidentiality agreements.
a) The User acknowledges that it has read and agrees with the terms of the
part of this Agreement.
b) The User agrees that DOT may disclose to third parties, if required by law or
for safety reasons or to investigate suspected fraud or to protect DOT’s
rights, any information provided to DOT by the User and information
collected automatically from or about the User.
a) Provision of DOT’s Services to the User does not mean in any way that DOT
endorses the User or the use the DOT’s Services by the User.
10.Limitations of Liability
a) DOT provides the DOT’s Services on an “as is” and “as provided” basis.
b) All warranties, including but not limited to any implied warranties of
non-infringement of rights of others, are expressly excluded and denied.
c) Although DOT will ensure secure, safe, retention of data and materials
received from the User or other subscribed users to the best of its ability,
DOT bears no liability for information and materials submitted to, stored and
accessed through DOT’s Services.
d) The User understands and agrees that DOT shall not be liable, under any
circumstances or principles of law, for any direct, indirect, consequential,
incidental, special, punitive or exemplary damages, including but not limited
to damages for loss of business, use, data, profit, goodwill or other intangible
losses, whether or not within the knowledge or anticipation of DOT, from the
User’s use of or inability to use DOT’s Services.
a) The User agrees to indemnify and hold DOT harmless against any liability or
claim of any person that relates to the use of DOT’s Services by the User.
b) The User acknowledges that DOT has no control over the source, quality,
format, nature, ownership or legality of the materials uploaded to the online
platform by other subscribed users and that the User is responsible for any
claims or liabilities that may arise from the User’s actions in uploading
materials to the online platform or in using the materials uploaded by other
End User Agreement