Terms and Conditions

The use of the library’s website will be at the user’s own risk.  So that the public is aware of this risk a notice on the library’s website will list the terms and conditions.

The following language will be used:

Welcome to the website of the Sioux Lookout Public Library (“SLPL”). This page states the terms and conditions which apply to your use of the SLPL website (the “Website”). Please read this page carefully. By using this Website, you signify your acceptance of these terms and conditions of use. If you do not agree to the terms and conditions stated here please do not use the Website.

The SLPL reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to change, modify, add or remove portions of the Website and/or these terms and conditions at any time without notice. Please check periodically for changes. Your continued use of the Website following the posting of any revised terms and conditions will mean you accept any revised terms.


The Website is provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis. The SLPL makes no representations, warranties, covenants, agreements or guarantees express or implied, as to the accuracy, reliability, quality, suitability, truth, currency or completeness of any of the contents of the Website or any goods or services that may be sold in connection with the Website. All express or implied conditions, representations and warranties, including any implied warranty of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose or non-infringement, are hereby expressly disclaimed.

The SLPL shall in no event be liable to you or to any other person or entity for any damages, liabilities, claims, losses, costs, expenses or injuries suffered in connection with or in any way relating to or resulting from your use of, or inability to use, the Website. Under no circumstances shall the SLPL be liable to you or any other person or entity for any direct, indirect, special, incidental or consequential damages (including loss of business, revenue, profits, use, data or economic advantage), whether arising in contract, tort (including negligence), equity, or otherwise, and regardless of how same may arise or whether the SLPL has been advised of or could have foreseen the possibility of such damages.

Use of the Website

Your use of the Website is entirely at your own risk. The Website may contain incomplete information, inaccuracies or typographical errors. The SLPL services are subject to continuous review and are subject to change without notice. The SLPL shall not be responsible for any detrimental reliance you may place on the Website or its contents.

All materials on this Website (including, without limitation, text, data, information, images, illustrations, logos, audio clips, video clips, surveys and special promotions) (collectively, the “Content”) are owned and controlled by the SLPL or third parties. You are only entitled to view and make a copy of the Content for your own personal and non-commercial use, provided that you do not delete, obstruct or change any copyright, trademark or other proprietary notices. You shall not sell or modify any of the Content or reproduce, download, upload, transmit, republish, display, publicly perform, distribute or otherwise use any part of the Content in any manner whatsoever without the prior written consent of the SLPL or the applicable third party or except as specifically permitted on this Website. The use of the Content on any other website or networked computer is strictly prohibited. Any infringement of the SLPL’s rights will result in appropriate legal action. The SLPL disclaims any and all liability for any consequences that may result from any unauthorized reproduction or use of the Content.


The SLPL is committed to respecting your privacy and ensuring the security of personal information you may provide when visiting the Website; however, the Internet is not a secure medium and the privacy of your communications cannot be guaranteed. The nature of Internet communications means that your use of the Website and any communications to the SLPL may be susceptible to data corruption, unauthorized access, interception and delays.

When you visit the Website, we will not collect your personal information unless you choose to direct an inquiry to the SLPL, submit a comment or suggestion or enter a contest, in which case we will ask you to provide your name, phone number, mailing address and/or e-mail address for the purpose of responding to your inquiry, comment or suggestion, or contest submission. The SLPL’s handling of all personal information is governed by the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

If you prefer not to use the Internet to submit an inquiry, comment or suggestion, or contest submission to the SLPL, you can contact us.


The trademarks and logos that you see on the Website are the property of the SLPL or other third parties. The display of trademarks on the Website does not imply that a license or right of any kind has been granted. You are not permitted to use or display any of these marks without the prior written consent of the SLPL or the applicable third party.

Submission of Comments and Suggestions

The SLPL welcomes your comments and suggestions on our services, including the Website. However, except for personal information we may collect from you, any ideas, suggestions or other material that you submit to the SLPL shall become the property of the SLPL. By submitting an idea or suggestion to the SLPL, you are waiving any and all rights that you may have in the idea or suggestion, and the SLPL shall be entitled to use the idea or suggestion as it so desires, as provided or as modified by the SLPL, without any obligation to compensate you or others for the materials.


Occasionally, the SLPL will run contests that offer prizes and require you to submit personal information. Before entering a contest, you must read and agree to all of the terms, conditions and rules that apply to the contest.

External Links Disclaimer

The Website may from time to time contain links to other websites that are created and operated by independent bodies and which are, therefore, not under the control of the SLPL. These website links are provided as a convenience only and shall NOT in any manner be construed as a reflection on, any affiliation with, or endorsement by the SLPL of any such website or entity or its respective information, products or services. The SLPL is not responsible or liable in any way for the accuracy, relevancy, copyright, compliance, legality or decency of material contained in any linked websites. The SLPL makes no representations or warranties, express or implied, concerning any products, services or information found on any linked websites.

Data Protection

You shall have sole responsibility for the adequate protection (including protection against computer viruses) and backup of any data and/or equipment used in connection with the Website and shall not make a claim against the SLPL for lost data, re-run time, data corruption, communication interception, inaccurate output, work delays or lost profits resulting from any use of the Website.

Applicable Law

By using the Website, you acknowledge and agree that the Website and these terms and conditions shall be governed and interpreted in accordance with the laws of the Province of Ontario. If you use the Website from another jurisdiction, you are responsible for compliance with any and all applicable local laws. The SLPL makes no representation that the materials contained within this Website are appropriate for customers outside of the Province of Ontario.