Welcome to Childcare Connect.
Thanks for using our https://www.childcareconnect.ca website and the mobile application (the “Services”). The Services are provided by Coppens Group Inc. (“CHILDCARE CONNECT”), located at 745 Development Drive, Kingston, Ontario, Canada.
By using our Services, you are agreeing to these terms. Please read these Terms and Conditions ("Terms", "Terms and Conditions") carefully before using the (the Service operated by Childcare Connect ("us", "we", or "our").
Changes to Terms
Our Services are very diverse, so sometimes additional requirements (including age requirements and/or qualifications) may apply. Additional terms will be available with the relevant Services and may be posted to the Platform, and those additional terms become part of your agreement with us if you use those Services.
Childcare Connect has the right, in its sole discretion, to add to, remove, modify or otherwise change any part of these Terms in whole or in part, at any time. Changes will be effective when notice of such change is posted at this Platform. If any change is not acceptable to you, you must discontinue your use of this Platform immediately. Your continued use of this Platform or downloading or use of content from it after any such changes are posted will constitute acceptance of those changes.
Childcare Connect may terminate, change, suspend or discontinue any aspect of the Services, including (i) changing the availability of any features at any time without notice or liability; (ii) changing any fees or charges for use of the Platform, including instituting new or increased fees or charges for the use of the Platform or any other Platform-related services or any features thereof; (iii) removing, adding, modifying or otherwise changing any content on or from this Platform; or (iv) imposing limits on certain features and Services or restricting your access to parts or all of this Platform without notice or liability for any reason whatsoever. Childcare Connect reserves the right but not the duty, in its sole discretion, to correct any errors or omissions in any portion of this Platform at any time without notice.
The following terminology applies to these Terms and Conditions, Privacy Statement and Disclaimer notice, and any or all Agreements: "Client", "You" and "Your" refer to you, the person accessing this website and accepting the Company's terms and conditions. "The Company", "Ourselves", "We" and "Us" refer to Childcare Connect. "Party" or "Parties" refers to both the Customer and ourselves, or either the Customer or ourselves. All terms refer to the offer, acceptance and consideration of payment necessary to undertake the process of our assistance to the Client in the most appropriate manner, whether through formal meetings of a fixed duration, or by any other means, with the express purpose of meeting the Client's needs in terms of providing the Company's declared services / products, in accordance with and subject to applicable Canadian and Provincial laws. Any use of the above terminology or other words in the singular, plural, capital letters and/or plural, and/or these terms, is considered interchangeable and therefore a reference to them.
Using our Services
The Services may be used only for lawful purposes by individuals seeking employment and career information and by individuals and/or organizations seeking to make available information regarding employment openings, on their behalf or other’s behalf. You agree to use the Services only to send and receive content that are proper, legal and related to the purpose of the Services.
You must follow any policies that we provide to you regarding the Services. Don’t misuse our Services. For example, don’t interfere with our Services or try to access them using a method other than the interface and the instructions that we provide. You may use our Services only as permitted by law, including privacy and copyright laws and regulations. We may suspend or stop providing our Services to you if you do not comply with our terms or policies or if we are investigating suspected misconduct.
In addition, you agree that you are solely responsible for actions and communications undertaken or transmitted in the course of your usage of this Platform, and that you will comply with all laws that apply or may apply to your use of or activities on this Platform. Childcare Connect will investigate occurrences which may involve such violations and may involve, and cooperate with, law enforcement authorities in prosecuting users who are involved in such violations.
In connection with your use of the Services, we may send you service announcements, administrative messages, and other information. You may opt out of some of those communications. Some of our Services are available on mobile devices. Do not use such Services in a way that distracts you and prevents you from obeying traffic or safety laws.
You agree that any submission of content by you will comply with the Terms. Childcare Connect and its affiliates reserves the right (but shall have no obligation) to pre-screen, review, flag, filter, modify, refuse or remove any or all parts of a submission should it determine that such submission is in violation with any provision of the Terms.
Childcare Connect reserves the right at all times to disclose any materials provided by you as necessary to satisfy any law, regulation or governmental request, or to edit, refuse to transmit or remove any Materials, in whole or in part, that in Childcare Connect’s sole discretion is objectionable or in violation of these Terms.
Childcare Connect aims to facilitate contact between education and childcare service providers and available workers. Childcare Connect is not a placement agency, nor does it make referrals or endorse any worker who may use the service. You understand and agree that you are not an employee, agent, or partner of Childcare Connect or any affiliated organization, program, or service. You understand and agree that your use of the Services does not create an employment relationship, independent contractor relationship, or dependent contractor relationship between you and Childcare Connect or any of its affiliates, and you agree that these Terms may be raised as a complete defence to any proceeding brought against Childcare Connect in which any such relationship is claimed.
Using our Services does not give you ownership of any intellectual property rights in our Services or the content you access. You may not use content from our Services unless you obtain permission from its owner or are otherwise permitted by law. These Terms do not grant you the right to use any branding or logos used in our Services. Don’t remove, obscure, or alter any legal notices displayed in or along with our Services.
Limited License and Copyright. This Platform, including all content, is protected by applicable copyright laws and treaty provisions. You agree to comply with all copyright laws worldwide in your use of this Platform and to prevent any unauthorized copying of the content. Except as expressly provided herein, Childcare Connect does not grant any express or implied right or license to you under any intellectual property right, including under any patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret, or confidential information, of Childcare Connect or its affiliates.
Trademarks. The Service names, company names and logos used on this Platform may be trademarks, and may include registered trademarks of Childcare Connect and its affiliates. Such Service names, company names and logos of Childcare Connect and its affiliates may not be copied, imitated or used, in whole or in part, without the prior written consent of Childcare Connect or its affiliates, as applicable. Other services and company names mentioned on this Platform may be the trademarks of their respective owners.
Reservation of Rights. Childcare Connect’s Services, methods and processes may be covered by one or more patents or other intellectual property rights, and are subject to trade secret and other proprietary rights. Childcare Connect reserves all such rights.
We are committed to protecting your privacy. Childcare Connect’s privacy policies explain how we treat your personal data and protect your privacy when you use our Services. By using our Services, you agree that Childcare Connect can use such data in accordance with our privacy policies.
Only authorized employees within the Company who, in the course of their duties with Childcare Connect require the information, can access and use information collected from individual customers.
We are constantly reviewing our systems and data to ensure the best possible service to our customers. Government authorities have created specific offences for unauthorized actions against computer systems and data. We will investigate such actions with a view to bringing legal action and/or civil action for damages against those responsible.
Some parts of the Service are billed on a subscription basis ("Subscription(s)"). You will be billed in advance on a recurring monthly or annual basis based on your preferred preference.
Software in our Services
When a Service requires or includes downloadable software / application, this software/application may update automatically on your device once a new version or feature is available. Some Services may let you adjust your automatic update settings.
Childcare Connect gives you a personal, worldwide, royalty-free, non-assignable and non-exclusive license to use the software provided to you by Childcare Connect as part of the Services, until this Agreement expires or is terminated by either you or the Company. This license is for the sole purpose of enabling you to use and enjoy the benefit of the Services as provided by Childcare Connect, in the manner permitted by these Terms. You may not copy, modify, distribute, sell, or lease any part of our Services or included software, nor may you reverse engineer or attempt to extract the source code of that software, unless laws prohibit those restrictions or you have our written permission.
The information contained on this website is provided on an "as is " basis. You acknowledge that any use of or reliance on this Platform or any content shall be at your sole risk.
To the fullest extent permitted by law, this Company:
- disclaims all representations and warranties with respect to this website and its content or that are or may be provided by affiliates or any other third party, including with respect to any inaccuracy or omission in this website and/or the Company's documentation; and
- disclaims any liability for damages arising out of or in connection with your use of this website. Childcare Connect, and Childcare Connect’s suppliers and distributors, will not be responsible for lost profits, revenues, or data, financial losses or indirect, special, consequential, exemplary, punitive damages or damage caused to your computer, computer software, mobile devices, systems and programs and data relating thereto or any other direct or indirect, consequential or incidental damages.
CHILDCARE CONNECT EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, MERCHANTABLE QUALITY, NON-INFRINGEMENT AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND THOSE ARISING BY STATUTE OR OTHERWISE IN LAW OR FROM A COURSE OF DEALING OR USAGE OF TRADE. CHILDCARE CONNECT DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THIS SITE WILL CONTINUE TO OPERATE, OPERATE WITHOUT INTERRUPTIONS OR THAT IT WILL BE ERROR-FREE.
Childcare Connect does not screen or censor the listings offered. As a result, Childcare Connect has no control over the quality, safety or legality of the jobs or resumes posted, the truth or accuracy of the listings, the ability of employers to offer job opportunities to candidates or the ability of candidates to fill job openings. In addition, there may be risks, including but not limited to risk of physical harm of dealing with strangers, foreign nationals, underage persons or people acting under false pretences. You assume all risks associated with dealing with other users with whom you come in contact through the Platform. User authentication on the Internet is difficult. Consequently, Childcare Connect cannot and does not confirm that each user is who they claim to be.
Childcare Connect does not guarantee and makes no representations or warranties as to the truthfulness, accuracy, reliability, currency, veracity or completeness of the content or about the results to be obtained using the content. The use of the Platform and the content is at your own risk. Changes are periodically made to the Platform and may be made at any time.
Limitation on Liability
To the extent permitted by law, the total liability of Childcare Connect, and its suppliers and distributors, for any claims under these terms, including for any implied warranties, is limited to the amount you paid us to use the Services.
In all cases, Childcare Connect, and its suppliers and distributors, will not be liable for any loss or damage that is not reasonably foreseeable.
YOU AGREE THAT CHILDCARE CONNECT AND ANY THIRD PARTY MENTIONED ON THIS SITE WILL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGES WHATSOEVER, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION INDIRECT, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR OTHER DAMAGES (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION DAMAGES FOR HARM TO BUSINESS, LOSS OF INFORMATION OR PROGRAMS OR DATA, LOSS OF PROFIT, LOSS OF SAVINGS, LOSS OF REVENUE), ARISING FROM OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OF OR ACCESS TO, OR THE INABILITY TO USE OR ACCESS, THIS SITE, THE MATERIALS, ANY CONTENT PROVIDED OR ANY LINKED WEBSITE OF A THIRD PARTY, EVEN IF CHILDCARE CONNECT, OR SUCH A THIRD PARTY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE OR LOSS.
The limitations of liability and disclaimers in these Terms apply regardless of the form of action, whether in contract, warranty, civil liability, delict, quasi-delict, strict liability, negligence, or other tort and shall survive a fundamental breach or breaches, or the failure of the essential purpose of contract or the failure of an exclusive remedy.
You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless each of Childcare Connect, its affiliates, and each of their officers, directors, employees and agents, including all third parties mentioned at the Platform, from and against any and all claims, actions or demands, including without limitation reasonable legal and accounting fees, alleging or resulting from your use of the Platform and the Services or your breach of these Terms.
Business uses of our Services
If you are using our Services on behalf of a business, that business accepts these terms. It will hold harmless and indemnify Childcare Connect and its affiliates, officers, agents, and employees from any claim, suit or action arising from or related to the use of the Services or violation of these terms, including any liability or expense arising from claims, losses, damages, suits, judgments, litigation costs and attorneys’ fees.
A minimum of thirty (30) days notice of cancellation is required. Such notice may be given, in person, by email, mobile phone, text message and/or fax, or by any other means, and will be accepted subject to written confirmation. We reserve the right to charge a cancellation fee of to cover any administrative costs.
Modifying and Terminating our Services
We are constantly changing and improving our Services. We may add or remove functionalities or features, and we may suspend or stop a Service altogether.
The Customer and Childcare Connect have the right to terminate any Service Agreement for any reason whatsoever, including the termination of services already in progress. Childcare Connect may also stop providing Services to you or add or create new limits to our Services at any time.
No refund will be offered when a service is deemed to have commenced and is, for all intents and purposes, in progress. Any amount paid to us that constitutes payment for the provision of unused Services, may be refunded.
We use IP addresses to analyse trends, administer the site, track user’s movement, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information. Additionally, for systems administration, detecting usage patterns and troubleshooting purposes, our web servers automatically log standard access information including browser type, access times/open mail, URL requested, and referral URL. This information is not shared with third parties and is used only within this Company on a need-to-know basis. Any individually identifiable information related to this data will never be used in any way different to that stated above without your explicit permission.
Links others website
Our Service may contain links to third-party web sites or services that are not owned or controlled by Childcare Connect
Childcare Connect) has no control over, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third-party web sites or services. The opinions expressed or material appearing on these websites are not necessarily shared or endorsed by us and should not be considered as the publisher of such opinions or material. Please note that we are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of these sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of these sites.
You should evaluate the security and reliability of any other site linked to or accessed through this site before disclosing any personal information to them. This company will not accept any liability for any loss or damage, in any manner whatsoever, regardless of the cause, resulting from your disclosure of personal information to third parties.
You further acknowledge and agree that Childcare Connect shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such web sites or services.
Links to this website
You may not create a link to a page on this website without our prior written consent. If you link to any page on this website, you do so at your own risk and the exclusions and limitations set out above apply to your use of this website.
Copyright and other relevant intellectual property rights exist on all text relating to the Company’s services and the full content of this website. This Company’s logo is a registered trademark of this Company in Canada and other countries. The brand names and specific services of this Company featured on this web site are trade marked.
Childcare Connect shall not be liable to the other for any failure to perform any obligation under any Agreement which is due to an event beyond its control, including but not limited to any Act of God, terrorism, war, Political insurgence, insurrection, riot, civil unrest, act of civil or military authority, uprising, earthquake, flood, pandemic, or any other natural or man made eventuality outside of our control, which causes the termination of an agreement or contract entered into, nor which could have been reasonably foreseen.
Failure of either Party to insist upon strict performance of any provision of this or any Agreement or the failure of either Party to exercise any right or remedy to which it, he or they are entitled hereunder shall not constitute a waiver thereof and shall not cause a diminution of the obligations under this or any Agreement. No waiver of any of the provisions of this or any Agreement shall be effective unless it is expressly stated to be such and signed by both Parties.
This Platform is controlled, operated and administered by Childcare Connect from its offices in the Canada. You may not export any of the content accessible through this Platform in violation of applicable export laws and regulations. These Terms shall be interpreted, construed and governed by the laws in force in Canada without reference to its conflict of laws principles, except where prohibited by mandatory provisions of the laws applicable in your jurisdiction. Except in respect of any matter relating to the enforcement of intellectual property rights and protection of confidential information, the parties agree that any action, suit or proceeding arising out of or related to these Terms shall be commenced in Ontario, Canada or, if no jurisdiction exists, in Canada. Each party hereby agrees to submit to the jurisdiction of the courts of Ontario, Canada and to waive any objections based upon venue in any such action, suit or proceeding. The United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods does not apply to these Terms.
About these Terms
We reserve the right to modify these terms or any additional terms that apply to a Service to, for example, reflect changes to the law or changes to our Services. You should look at the terms regularly. If a revision is material, we will try to provide at least fourteen days' notice prior to any new terms taking effect. What constitutes a material change will be determined at our sole discretion.
We’ll post notice of material modifications to these Terms on this page. We’ll post notice of materialy modified additional terms in the applicable Service. Changes will not apply retroactively and will become effective when they are posted unless otherwise indicated. If you do not agree to the modified terms for a Service, you should discontinue your use of that Service.
If there is a conflict between these Terms and the additional terms, the additional terms will control for that conflict.
These Terms control the relationship between Childcare Connect and you. They do not create any third-party beneficiary rights.
If it turns out that a particular term is not enforceable, this will not affect any other terms.
If you have any questions about these Terms, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.