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Privacy policy

Your use of the ShowYourAds.ca website or the Service signifies acknowledgement of and agreement to our Privacy Policy. You further acknowledge and agree that ShowYourAds.ca may, in its sole discretion, preserve or disclose your Content, as well as your information, such as email addresses, IP addresses, timestamps, and other user information, if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such preservation or disclosure is reasonably necessary to: comply with legal process; enforce the Terms; respond to claims that any Content violates the rights of third-parties; respond to claims that contact information (e.g. phone number, street address) of a third-party has been posted or transmitted without their consent or as a form of harassment; protect the rights, property, or personal safety of ShowYourAds.ca, its users or the general public.

Rules

You agree not to post, or otherwise make available Content:

  1. a) that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, libelous, invasive of another’s privacy, or is harmful to minors in any way;
  2. b) that is pornographic or depicts a human being engaged in actual sexual conduct including but not limited to (i) sexual intercourse, including genital-genital, oral-genital, anal-genital, or oral-anal, whether between persons of the same or opposite sex, or (ii) bestiality, or (iii) masturbation, or (iv) sadistic or masochistic abuse, or (v) lascivious exhibition of the genitals or pubic area of any person;
  3. c) that harasses, degrades, intimidates or is hateful toward an individual or group of individuals on the basis of religion, gender, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, age, or disability;
  4. d) that violates federal, or local equal employment opportunity laws, including but not limited to, stating in any advertisement for employment a preference or requirement based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, or disability.
  5. e) that impersonates any person or entity, including, but not limited to, a ShowYourAds.ca employee, or falsely states or otherwise misrepresents your affiliation with a person or entity (this provision does not apply to Content that constitutes lawful non-deceptive parody of public figures.);
  6. f) that includes personal or identifying information about another person without that person’s explicit consent;
  7. g) that is false, deceptive, misleading, deceitful, or constitutes “bait and switch”;
  8. j) that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights of any party, or Content that you do not have a right to make available under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships;
  9. h) that constitutes or contains “affiliate marketing,” “link referral code,” “junk mail,” “spam,” “chain letters,” “pyramid schemes,” or unsolicited commercial advertisement;
  10. i) that constitutes or contains any form of advertising or solicitation if: posted in areas of the ShowYourAds.ca sites which are not designated for such purposes; or emailed to ShowYourAds.ca users who have not indicated in writing that it is ok to contact them about other services, products or commercial interests.
  11. j) that includes links to commercial services or web sites, except as allowed in “services”;
  12. k) that advertises any illegal service or the sale of any items the sale of which is prohibited or restricted by any applicable law. A partial list of prohibited items for sale and prohibited services offered is provided at the following web address for your convenience:
  13. l) that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment;
  14. m) that disrupts the normal flow of dialogue with an excessive amount of Content (flooding attack) to the Service, or that otherwise negatively affects other users’ ability to use the Service; or
  15. n) that employs misleading email addresses, or forged headers or otherwise manipulated identifiers in order to disguise the origin of Content transmitted through the Service.

Additionally, you agree not to:

  1. o) contact anyone who has asked not to be contacted, or make unsolicited contact with anyone for any commercial purpose;
  2. p) “stalk” or otherwise harass anyone;
  3. q) collect personal data about other users for commercial or unlawful purposes;
  4. r) use automated means, including spiders, robots, crawlers, data mining tools, or the like to download data from the Service – unless expressly permitted by ShowYourAds.ca;
  5. s) post non-local or otherwise irrelevant Content, repeatedly post the same or similar Content or otherwise impose an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on our infrastructure;
  6. t) post the same item or service in more than one classified category or in more than one metropolitan area;
  7. u) attempt to gain unauthorized access to ShowYourAds.ca computer systems or engage in any activity that disrupts, diminishes the quality of, interferes with the performance of, or impairs the functionality of, the Service or the ShowYourAds.ca website; or
  8. v) use any form of automated device or computer program that enables the submission of postings on ShowYourAds.ca without each posting being manually entered by the author thereof (an “automated posting device”), including without limitation, the use of any such automated posting device to submit postings in bulk, or for automatic submission of postings at regular intervals, unless otherwise approved in writing by ShowYourAds.ca; or
  9. w) use any form of automated device or computer program (“flagging tool”) that enables the use of ShowYourAds.ca “flagging system” or other community moderation systems without each flag being manually entered by the person that initiates the flag (an “automated flagging device”), or use the flagging tool to remove posts of competitors, or to remove posts without a good faith belief that the post being flagged violates these Terms.

No spam policy

Any unauthorized use of ShowYourAds.ca computer systems for sending unsolicited email advertisements to ShowYourAds.ca email addresses or through ShowYourAds.ca computer systems is expressly prohibited by these Terms and is a violation of these Terms.

Paid posting

We may charge a fee to post Content in some areas of the Service. The fee is an access fee permitting Content to be posted in a designated area. Each party posting Content to the Service is responsible for said Content and compliance with the Terms. All fees paid will be non-refundable in the event that Content is removed from the Service for violating the Terms.

Limitations of service

You acknowledge that ShowYourAds.ca may establish limits concerning use of the Service, including the maximum number of days that Content will be retained by the Service, the maximum number and size of postings, email messages, or other Content that may be transmitted or stored by the Service, and the frequency with which you may access the Service. You agree that ShowYourAds.ca has no responsibility or liability for the deletion or failure to store any Content maintained or transmitted by the Service. You acknowledge that ShowYourAds.ca reserves the right at any time to modify or discontinue the Service (or any part thereof) with or without notice, and that ShowYourAds.ca shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of the Service.

Access to the service

ShowYourAds.ca grants you a limited, revocable, nonexclusive access the to the Service for your own personal use.

Termination of service

You agree that ShowYourAds.ca, in its sole discretion, has the right (but not the obligation) to delete or deactivate your account, block your email or IP address, or otherwise terminate your access to or use of the Service (or any part thereof), immediately and without notice, and remove and discard any Content within the Service, for any reason, including, without limitation, if ShowYourAds.ca believes that you have acted inconsistently with the letter or spirit of the Terms. Further, you agree that ShowYourAds.ca shall not be liable to you or any third-party for any termination of your access to the Service. Further, you agree not to attempt to use the Service after said termination.

Rights

The Service is protected by copyright laws. Any reproduction, modification, creation of derivative works from or redistribution of the site is prohibited without the express written consent of ShowYourAds. You further agree not to reproduce, duplicate or copy Content from the Service without the express written consent of ShowYourAds, and agree to abide by any and all copyright notices displayed on the Service. You agree not to reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell or exploit for any commercial purposes, any aspect of the Service.

Although ShowYourAds does not claim ownership of content that its users post, by posting Content to any public area of the Service, you automatically grant, and you represent and warrant that you have the right to grant, to ShowYourAds an irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive, fully paid, worldwide license to use, copy, perform, display, and distribute said Content and to prepare derivative works of, or incorporate into other works, said Content, and to grant and authorize sublicenses (through multiple tiers) of the foregoing. Furthermore, by posting Content to any public area of the Service, you automatically grant ShowYourAds all rights necessary to prohibit any subsequent aggregation, display, copying, duplication, reproduction, or exploitation of the Content on the Service by any party for any purpose.

Limitations of liability

UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL SHOWYOURADS BE LIABLE FOR DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES (EVEN IF SHOWYOURADS.CA HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES), RESULTING FROM ANY ASPECT OF YOUR USE OF THE SHOWYOURADS.CA SITE OR THE SERVICE, WHETHER THE DAMAGES ARISE FROM USE OR MISUSE OF THE SHOWYOURADS.CA SITE OR THE SERVICE, FROM INABILITY TO USE THE SHOWYOURADS SITE OR THE SERVICE, OR THE INTERRUPTION, SUSPENSION, MODIFICATION, ALTERATION, OR TERMINATION OF THE SHOWYOURADS.CA SITE OR THE SERVICE. SUCH LIMITATION SHALL ALSO APPLY WITH RESPECT TO DAMAGES INCURRED BY REASON OF OTHER SERVICES OR PRODUCTS RECEIVED THROUGH OR ADVERTISED IN CONNECTION WITH THE SHOWYOURADS.CA SITE OR THE SERVICE OR ANY LINKS ON THE SHOWYOURADS SITE, AS WELL AS BY REASON OF ANY INFORMATION OR ADVICE RECEIVED THROUGH OR ADVERTISED IN CONNECTION WITH THE SHOWYOURADS.CA SITE OR THE SERVICE OR ANY LINKS ON THE SHOWYOURADS.CA SITE. THESE LIMITATIONS SHALL APPLY TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.