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MHI Ltd. Terms of Use Policy

Effective January 1, 2016

These terms of use apply to your use of all websites and web pages hosted by Manitoba Hydro International Ltd. (MHI) including its divisions; Manitoba Hydro International Utility Services, Manitoba HVDC Research Centre, Manitoba Hydro Telecom, W.I.R.E. Services, and Manitoba Hydro International Maintenance Services.

By accessing MHI’s website, you are agreeing to these terms of use and all applicable laws and regulations. Please read these terms of use completely. If you do not agree with any of these terms, do not use this website.

MHI may revise these terms of use at any time without notice. Changes will be posted on this website.

Privacy Policy and Anti-Spam:

MHI adheres to all applicable Manitoban and Canadian privacy and anti-spam legislation. By using this website, you acknowledge that you have read our privacy policy and anti-spam policy and agree to all of their terms and conditions. Our privacy policy and anti-spam policy form part of these terms of use.

Website Information:

The information and services provided in this website are only for your informational, non-commercial, personal use and do not represent and should in no way be considered as solicitation, endorsement, suggestion, advice, or recommendation to use, rely on, exploit, or otherwise apply such information or services.

This website may contain links to external websites that are provided as a convenience for our users. MHI is not responsible for the content, terms of use, privacy practices, and security of these external websites.

Submitting Website Content and PSCAD Q and A:

Certain areas of this website enable you to access and provide non-personal information or feedback to MHI. You agree that by submitting any content of non-confidential or non-personal nature, you: (i) will only submit content in compliance with applicable laws;  (ii) will not submit content that contains any viruses or other software that may adversely affect any computer; (iii) understand and agree that such content will be deemed non-confidential and grant to MHI the irrevocable right to use, copy, modify, and publish such content and the expression thereof via any media for any purpose, and waive any moral rights you may have in such content. In addition, MHI reserves the right to remove any such content, in whole or in part, that it, at its sole discretion, deems inappropriate, unlawful, or in violation of these terms and conditions.

Risk of Interception:

You should be aware that if you transmit your personal information through the Internet there is a risk that it may be intercepted. MHI is not responsible for the interception, collection, use, or alteration of information you transmit over the Internet.

Linking and Framing Prohibited:

You agree not to establish a link between any other website and this website, or permit anyone else to establish such a link, either to the home page or to any other page or subsidiary page of our website, without the express written permission of MHI. You agree not to frame any page or portion of this website. The creation and facilitation of links and frames to this website is prohibited and will be grounds for termination of your access to this website.

Ownership and Use:

This website is the exclusive property of MHI. Except for your informational, personal, non-commercial use as authorized herein or as and where otherwise provided in the website, you may not reproduce, download, modify, or distribute any content of this website, in whole or in part and irrespective of format or language, without MHI’s prior written permission. The terms of use herein must be retained and displayed in full on all permitted reproductions, disseminations, and work products.

Copyright, Trademark, and Other Intellectual Property Rights:

The information on this website, including without limitation, all designs, text, images, logos, service marks, press releases, and all other content is owned by and the exclusive property of MHI or used under license from the copyright or trademark owner. This information is protected by Canadian and foreign copyright, trademark, and other intellectual property and proprietary rights laws. This information may not, except under written license, be copied, reproduced, transmitted, displayed, performed, distributed, rented, sub-licensed, altered, stored for subsequent use, or otherwise used in whole or in part in any manner without prior written permission of MHI.

MHI Ltd. Software Licenses:

All software located on or through the website, including, without limitation, all computer code of all types and all files contained in or generated by such software (MHI Software) is protected by copyright and other applicable intellectual property and proprietary rights laws. MHI Software is owned by MHI, its licensors or the party accredited with ownership of such software. You are hereby granted the right to access and use MHI Software on the website, subject to the terms the software licence agreement related to the use of such MHI Software.

MHI Software for download is subject (i) to these terms of use and (ii) to any other terms and conditions that may apply to your downloading and use of such MHI Software. A personal, non-transferable, non-exclusive license is granted to (i) install and run one copy of the MHI Software in object-code format for your personal, non-commercial use; and (ii) to reproduce the MHI Software only as reasonably required to install, run, and make reasonable backup copies as allowed by law.

Except to the extent expressly permitted in these terms of use, you may not: (i) use, reproduce, modify, adapt, translate, upload, download, or transmit MHI Software in whole or in part; (ii) sell, rent, lease, licence, transfer, or otherwise provide access to MHI Software; (iii) alter, remove, or cover any trademarks or proprietary notices included in MHI Software; and/or (iv) decompile, disassemble, decrypt, extract, or reverse engineer MHI Software or assist others in doing so.

Nothing contained in the website shall be construed as granting you any right, title, interest, or other license in or to any MHI Software made available for download from the website, including, but not limited to, any intellectual property rights in MHI Software.

All MHI Software is provided “As Is”, without warranties of any kind, either express or implied, including, without limitation, any warranty (i) that the MHI Software is of merchantable quality or is fit for any particular purpose; (ii) that the MHI Software will conform with any specifications relating to the MHI Software; (iii) that the MHI Software will be free from material defects; (iv); or that the MHI Software is virus free.

Errors, Inaccuracies, and Omissions:

We strive to ensure the content on our website is complete and accurate. We do not guarantee that the information on this website will be free of errors, inaccuracies, and omissions. We reserve the right to correct any error, inaccuracy, and omission or to change information without notice. 

Disclaimer:

INFORMATION AND SERVICES PROVIDED IN THIS WEBSITE ARE PROVIDED SOLELY ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY WHATSOEVER. MANITOBA HYDRO INTERNATIONAL LTD. MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR GUARANTEES, AND DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, CONDITIONS, UNDERTAKINGS, OR TERMS, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES AS TO MERCHANTABILITY, OWNERSHIP, SAFETY, COMPLETENESS, ACCURACY, CORRECTNESS, RELIABILITY, CURRENTNESS, TIMELINESS, COMPATIBILITY WITH OR SAFETY FOR ANY USER SYSTEM, OR FITNESS FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR OTHERWISE.

USE OF THIS WEBSITE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY INFORMATION AND SERVICES THEREIN IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR VERIFYING ALL INFORMATION AND RESULTS OF SERVICES BEFORE RELYING ON SAME, MANITOBA HYDRO INTERNATIONAL LTD. MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES THAT INFORMATION AND SERVICES PROVIDED IN THIS WEBSITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE. YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR TAKING ALL NECESSARY PRECAUTIONS TO ENSURE THAT ANY CONTENT YOU MAY ACCESS OR OBTAIN FROM THIS WEBSITE IS FREE OF VIRUSES.  MANITOBA HYDRO INTERNATIONAL LTD. AND ITS AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AND AGENTS SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIM ANY LIABILITY, WHETHER BASED IN CONTRACT, TORT, STRICT LIABILITY, EQUITY, OR OTHERWISE, FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL (INCLUDING LOSS OF REVENUE OR PROFIT, LOST DATA, LOSS OF GOODWILL, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, OR OTHER COMMERCIAL OR ECONOMIC LOSS), PUNITIVE, OR SPECIAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH YOUR ACCESS TO OR USE OF THIS WEBSITE, EVEN IF MANITOBA HYDRO INTERNATIONAL LTD.  HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES AND WHETHER CAUSED IN WHOLE OR IN PART BY NEGLIGENCE, ACTS OF GOD, TELECOMMUNICATIONS FAILURE, THEFT OR DESTRUCTION OF, OR UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO THE WEBSITE, RELATED INFORMATION OR PROGRAMS.

You are required to indemnify and save harmless Manitoba Hydro International Ltd. and its affiliates, directors, officers, and employees, from and against any and all manners of action, causes of action, losses, costs, damages, expenses, suits, claims, liabilities, debts, and demands which any of the foregoing may suffer or be put to, or which may be brought or claimed/made against any of the foregoing, resulting from your access, use, reliance on, exploitation, or application, of this website and/or any information or service in this website, or arising out of your breach of any part of these terms of use or your negligence, or misconduct.

Governing Laws and Jurisdiction:

This website (excluding external linked websites) is owned and controlled by Manitoba Hydro International Ltd. within the Province of Manitoba, Canada. The privacy policy, anti-spam policy, and terms of use contained within this website shall be construed and interpreted in accordance with the laws of Manitoba and the laws of Canada applicable therein. You hereby agree that you irrevocably submit to the jurisdiction of the a Federal or Provincial Court of competent jurisdiction located in the Province of Manitoba, Canada with respect to any legal suit, action, or proceeding arising out of or relating to these terms of use.

Termination:

Manitoba Hydro International Ltd. may at any time, without notice, in its sole discretion and without cause, terminate your right to access or use our website if you breach these terms of use or for any other reason, in Manitoba Hydro International Ltd.’s sole discretion.

Revisions to Terms of Use:

MHI may revise these terms of use at any time without notice. Changes will be posted on this website.

Questions or Concerns:

If you have questions or concerns regarding the terms of use and this website please contact us at:

Manitoba Hydro International Ltd.
211 Commerce Drive
Winnipeg, Manitoba
Canada
R3P 1A3

Attention: Privacy Officer

Phone: 204-989-1240
Fax: 204-989-1277
Email: privacy@mhi.ca