This disclaimer governs your use of Provision the Food Industry Sustainability Coalition’s (“Provision Coalition”) website; by using its website or Online Sustainability Portal (the “Portal”), you accept this disclaimer in full. If you disagree with any part of this disclaimer, do not use Provision Coalition’s website, Portal, or any of the tools and resources accessed through the website and Portal.

Limitations of Liability:
Reasonable efforts are made to ensure the accuracy of the information provided on the website, the Portal, and on tools available through the website and Portal. However, information is a summary only of the subject matter covered, without an assumption of a duty of care by Provision Coalition and is not intended to be, nor should it be relied upon as a substitute for legal advice.

The information and services on this website and Portal are provided without responsibility. Provision Coalition makes no representation as to the accuracy or legality of any information provided on the website or Portal. By using this website and Portal you agree to indemnify and hold harmless Provision Coalition, its employees, its Directors and its Officers from any direct or indirect liability arising out of any use or reference to the website or Portal including, but not limited to: all actions, proceedings, costs, claims, damages, demands, liabilities and expenses whatsoever (including legal and other fees and disbursements) sustained, incurred or paid by Provision Coalition directly or indirectly in respect of any information or other content you provide on or through this website or Portal, or your use or misuse of the content on this website and Portal, including without limitation infringement claims. Provision Coalition reserves the right, at your expense, to assume the exclusive defence and control of any matter or otherwise subject to indemnification by you, and in such cases, you agree to cooperate with the Provision Coalitions’ defence of such a claim.

To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law Provision Coalition excludes all representations, warranties and conditions (including, without limitation, the conditions implied by law of satisfactory quality, fitness for purpose and the use of reasonable care and skill).

Provision Coalition’s liability is limited and excluded to the maximum extent permitted under applicable law. Provision Coalition will not be liable for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage arising under this disclaimer or in connection with our website and Portal, or any of the tools and resources accessed through the website and Portal, whether arising in tort, contract, or otherwise - including, without limitation, any loss of profit, contracts, business, goodwill, data, income, revenue or anticipated savings.

From time to time, this website may contain links to other websites. Provision Coalition is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of those websites. 

Provision Coalition is also not representing that it holds the authorizations and permissions necessary to provide legal advice in all jurisdictions in which the website content may be accessed or received.

Changes are made periodically to the website and Portal, the changes could include technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. Provision Coalition makes no warranties or representations regarding the quality, accuracy, completeness, merchantability or fitness for purpose of any material contained on the website or Portal. Provision Coalition does not warrant or represent that the website content will not cause damage, or is free from any computer virus of any other defects or errors. Provision Coalition is not liable to users of the website for any loss or damage, however caused, resulting from the use of the website or Portal. 

Terms of Use

Use of website:
These terms of use govern the use of the (the “website”) and Provision Coalition’s Online Sustainability Portal (the "Portal"). The website and Portal are owned and operated by PROVISION THE FOOD INDUSTRY SUSTAINABILITY COALITION ("Provision Coalition"). The website and Portal, or any of the tools accessed through the website or Portal may not be used or accessed other than in accordance with these terms of use so they should be read carefully. If you do not agree with any of these terms of use, then you may not use the website or Portal. Your use of the website or Portal constitutes your acceptance of these terms of use in their entirety.

Reproduction restrictions:
You may view, download, and print pages from the website or Portal, provided the following terms of use are followed:

(a) You must not republish material from the website or Portal (including republication on another website);
(b) You must not reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell, visit, or otherwise exploit the website, Portal or material on our website or Portal for a commercial purpose, without our express written consent.

Restrictions on Use: 

 You agree that you will not:

1. post or distribute any information or content, or behave in a manner that is:
(a) illegal or prohibited;
(b) offensive or promotes hatred, bigotry, racism or other prejudice;
(c) threatening, abusive, obscene, or libellous;
(d) harassing or engages in harassment of another person;
(e) used for the purpose of unsolicited mass mailing;
(f) solicits personal information from minors; or
(g) engaging in commercial business.

2. use the content for any purpose or in any manner which violates any applicable law, regulation, or term of this agreement;

3. provide inaccurate or misleading information, personal or otherwise, to or through Provision Coalition or to any other user. You agree to notify us immediately if any information which you have provided becomes or is discovered to be inaccurate. 

4. access or attempt to access any account which you are not specifically authorized to access;

5. inhibit in any way, Provision Coalition’s ability to provide service to other users. 
Provision Coalition, in its sole discretion, retains the right to edit, revise and remove any content posted by you, which it feels is in contravention of the above, as well as the right to refuse service to anyone, at any time and for any reason.

Privacy Statement:
By using the website or Portal you acknowledge, accept and agree to the terms of Provision Coalition’s Privacy Statement. Provision Coalition is committed to respecting your privacy and protecting your personal information. This Privacy Statement explains the current information management practices on its website and Portal.

Provision Coalition is committed to protecting your privacy whether you are browsing for information or participating in the assessment through electronic channels, or use in any of the Portal tools.

Web Analytics:
In order to serve you better, Provision Coalition uses web analytics services including Google Analytics, our Website Content Management System and Webtrends to help analyze the use of the website and Portal. These tools use cookies to collect and generate information about your visits to our sites (including your IP address). Provision Coalition studies patterns of website and Portal activity so it can improve the experience of visitors to our sites, by using the website or Portal you consent to Provision Coalition’s use of these tools and any information collected by them.

Improper Conduct:
If Provision Coalition has reason to believe that your account is fraudulent or that you are involved in activities which violate any of our legal agreements, it reserves the right to investigate your account without notice or warning.

Not a Substitute for Legal Advice:
Provision Coalition strives to keep its legal documents accurate, current and up-to-date. However, because the law changes rapidly, Provision Coalition cannot guarantee that all of the information on the website or Portal is completely current. The law is different from jurisdiction to jurisdiction, and may be subject to interpretation by different courts. The information contained on the website and Portal is not legal advice and is not guaranteed to be correct, complete or up-to-date. Therefore, if you need legal advice for a specific issue, you should consult a licensed lawyer in your area.

Governing Law: 
Provision Coalition, the website, the Portal and the content (excluding linked websites or content) are physically located within the Province of Ontario, Canada. This agreement will be governed by the laws of the Province of Ontario and the federal laws of Canada and shall be treated in all respects as an Ontario contract, without reference to the principles of conflicts of law. In the event of a dispute, you agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Ontario courts. You agree to waive any right you may have to: (i) a trial by jury; and (ii) commence or participate in any class action against Provision Coalition related to this website, the Portal, the content or this agreement and, where applicable, you also agree to opt out of any class proceedings against Provision Coalition. You have required that this agreement and all documents relating thereto be drawn-up in English. Nous avons demandé que cette convention ainsi que tous les documents qui s’y rattachent soient rédigés en anglais.

Amendment and Waiver: 
Provision Coalition reserves the right, in its discretion, to amend this agreement at any time by posting amendments on this website. You are responsible for periodically reviewing the amendments on this website and you are deemed to be aware of such amendments. If you do not agree to the amended terms and conditions, you shall immediately stop using the website and Portal. Access to the website or use of this website after any amendments have been posted shall constitute your acknowledgement and acceptance of the amended terms and conditions. No supplement, modification or amendment to this Agreement and no waiver of any provision of this agreement shall be binding on Provision Coalition unless executed by it in writing. No waiver of any of the provisions of this agreement shall be deemed or shall constitute a waiver of any other provision (whether or not similar) nor shall such waiver constitute a continuing waiver unless otherwise expressly provided.

Entire agreement: 
This disclaimer constitutes the entire agreement between you and Provision Coalition in relation to your use of its website and Portal.

Any provision of this agreement which is held by a court of competent jurisdiction to be illegal, invalid or unenforceable in such jurisdiction shall, as to that jurisdiction, be ineffective to the extent of such illegality, invalidity or unenforceability and shall otherwise be enforced to the maximum extent permitted by law, all without affecting the remaining provisions of this Agreement or affecting the legality, validity or enforceability of such provision in any other jurisdiction.

Sources of Information

Regulatory References:
The regulatory references have been obtained from a combination of public sources, service industry information sheets and directly from the applicable government websites. Use of this information is meant to be a guide and/or provide an example of existing sources, policies, procedures and regulatory interpretation however, not meant as a substitute for a legal opinion or the only approved source of material, practices, policy or procedures.