The Great Canadian Joke Book
Great Canadian Joke Book
TERMS OF SERVICE   |   PRIVACY POLICY
Great Canadian Joke Book - Terms of Service (TOS)

1. Your Acceptance

As a Visitor or a "registered Member" to this "WEBSITE" (collectively, including all Content available through the (greatcanadianjokebook.com) domain name, named herein the "Great Canadian Joke Book", the "Great Canadian Joke Book Website", the ("Website"), YOU SIGNIFY YOUR ASSENT TO BOTH THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS the ("Terms of Service") AND THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF the ("Privacy Policy") of the ("Website"), WHICH ARE INCORPORATED HEREIN BY REFERENCE. If you do not agree to any of these terms, please refrain from using this website or any of it's materials.

"The Great Canadian Joke Book Website" reserves the right to revise the "Terms of Service" and this site's "Privacy Policy" at any time by updating this posting without advance notice to any "registered Member or a Visitor". Such revisions shall be effective and apply to all "registered Members" and Visitors immediately upon posting. We encourage all Visitors and "registered Members" to check these agreements posted on the "Website" periodically for any changes to them.

2. Great Canadian Joke Book Website - Members and Visitors

These "Terms of Service" apply to all users of the "Great Canadian Joke Book Website" the (greatcanadianjokebook.com) domain name address, including Visitors to the "Website" and "registered "Members" of the "Website". "Registered Members" are users who have access to upload and send data to the "Website", as "User Submissions". Registered Members" have access to other "Website" features not available to Visitors.

Third party address links

You understand and agree the "Website" assumes no responsibility for the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third party websites, Furthermore you understand and agree you expressly relieve the "Great Canadian Joke Book Website" and its "Owner(s), or any of it's Associates, from any and all liability arising from you visiting or using any third-party website. A "registed Member" or Visitor is encouraged to be aware when you leave the "Great Canadian Joke Book Website", you should be guided by the terms and conditions and privacy policy of any other website that you visit.

3. Website Access

A. The "Great Canadian Joke Book Website" hereby grants you permission to use the Website as a "Visitor" and as a "registered Member", as set forth in this "Terms of Service" agreement and the "Privacy Policy", provided that: (i) you use the "Website" as permitted solely for your personal non - commercial use; (ii) you agree and understand that the "Website" and all its "intellectual property" is protected by Canadian and international intellectual property laws, and you agree to observe and abide by these laws. You agree you will not copy or distribute, or use for any purpose any integral part or property of the "Website" (including but not limited to, the "Website's" specific and overall design, its systems, software, graphics, cartoons, created characters, mascots, or any website "artwork", without specific written authorization from the "Great Canadian Joke Book Website" and its Owner(s); (iii) you will not alter or modify, or disassemble any part of the "Website" other than to use the "Website" for its intended purpose; and (iv) you certify you are of legal adult age to accept the full responsibility for the use of this ”Website" and to abide and be responsible for these agreements, on or before the day you applied to be a "registered Member" of the "Website", (v) you will otherwise comply with the terms and conditions of these "Terms of Service".

B. In order to access some features of the "Website", you will have to become a "registered Member" with an account. Any individual person may only have one Membership account at a time. You may never use another "Member's" account or their identity "nickname". If a you have been banned and/or blocked from personally using the "Website" or you have been banned from being a "Member" of the "Great Canadian Joke Book Website" for any reason by the administrators of the Website - you understand agree you will abide by this ruling and you agree not to visit or interfere in any way with the "Website", or its "Members", Visitors or the "Website" operations, in any manner.

When creating your 'Member" account, you must provide accurate and complete information as required. You are solely responsible for the content and updates that you personally provide to your account. You must keep your account password secure. You must notify the "Great Canadian Joke Book Website" immediately of any breach of security or a possible unauthorized use of your account. You understand and agree that, the "Great Canadian Joke Book Website", its Owner(s), Companies, and/or Associates, will not be liable for any losses you incur caused by any unauthorized use of your account. However you may be liable for the losses of the "Great Canadian Joke Book Website" or others due to such unauthorized use.

C. You agree not to use or launch any automated system, including without limitation, "robots," "spiders," "offline readers," etc., that accesses the 'Website" in a manner that sends more request messages to the "Great Canadian Joke Book Website" (greatcanadianjokebook.com), servers in a given period of time than a human can reasonably produce in the same period by using a conventional internet web browser or any interaction with the servers of the website that may cause harm to the website or it's service to other Members and Visitors.

Notwithstanding the aforementioned, the "Great Canadian Joke Book Website" grants the operators of public search engines permission to use spiders to copy materials from the site for the sole purpose of creating publicly available searchable indices of the materials, but not caches or archives of such materials. The "Great Canadian Joke Book Website" reserves the right to revoke these exceptions as it sees fit, either generally or in specific cases. You agree not to collect or harvest any personally identifiable information, including account names, from the "Website", nor to use the communication systems which may be provided by the "Website" for any commercial solicitation purposes. You agree not to solicit, for commercial or any other purposes, "registered Members" or Visitors of the "Website" or infringe on any "registered Member" normal access to the Website.

4. Intellectual Property

The "Great Canadian Joke Book Website", claims all intellectual property rights to and protection for the "integral design of the web site as a whole", its integral conceptual design(s), all content including text content, software, scripts, all artwork, graphics, cartoons, sounds, music, interactive features and like ("Content") where applicable, the trademarks, service marks and logos contained therein ("Marks"), which are owned by or licensed to, the "Great Canadian Joke Book Website" and/or to the Owner(s), are subject to full Copyright and other intellectual property protection and rights under the laws of the Country of Canada and foreign laws and international conventions. Content on the "Website" is provided to you AS IS for your information and non-commercial personal use only.

All "registered Members" understand and agree that "User Submissions" (as herein) are protected by the copyrights of their individual owners.

If notified by the official legitimate copyright holder or their agent, of any restrictions of use of copyrighted material which may appear on the "Great Canadian Joke Book Website", we will - after establishing a legitimate Copyright holder request - remove the appropriate "Copyright materials" as is requested by the legitimate Copyright holder. Also, any "registered Member" responsible for uploading a "User Submission" of copyrighted material not legally owned by the "registered Member" or not licensed or authorized to be used them, contrary to the "Terms of Service" of this "Website"- they shall be immediately terminated as a "Member". They will be barred from being a future "Member" of this "Website"and from using the "Website". As a "registered Member" or Visitor to the "Website" you agree you will not use any "Website" content for any commercial purposes whatsoever. If you download or print a copy of site ("Content") for personal non-commercial use, you must retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained therein. You agree not to circumvent, disable or otherwise interfere in any way, with the "Website" or its intellectual property, its servers or security and related features, or any or enforce limitations on use of the "Great Canadian Joke Book Website" or the "Content' therein. ( See Copyright Issues)

5. User Submissions

A. The "Great Canadian Joke Book Website" may permit the transfer of, Text, Cartoon, Photos, Audio and Videos or other appropriate communication to be shared, submitted and transferred by "registered Members" of the "Website" as "User Submissions" under the "Terms and Services" and the "Privacy Agreement" of the "Website". It is understood that "User Submissions" sent to the "Great Canadian Joke Book Website" does not guarantee any confidentiality with respect to any submission.

You must be a "registered Member" to use the "User Submission" feature of the "Website". A "registered "Member" of the "Great Canadian Joke Book Website", shall be solely responsible for the material they submit to the "Website" as "User Submissions" as noted in the "Terms of Service" and "Privacy Agreement" of the "Website". You authorize that the "Great Canadian Joke Book Website" may "host" and use all patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights in and to any material you have shared, transferred and submitted as "User Submissions", in the manner contemplated by the "Website" and these "Terms of Service";

In connection with "User Submissions," you as a "registered Member" affirm, represent, and/or warrant that:

(i) as a "registered Member" of "The Great Canadian Joke Book Website" , you certify and declare you personally own the copyrights, trademarks or intellectual property rights to, or have the necessary licenses, rights, consents, and permissions to use and transfer any material you send to the "Website" as "User Submissions". Furthermore you authorize that the "Great Canadian Joke Book Website" may "host" and use all patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights in and to any material you have shared, transferred and submitted as "User Submissions" in the manner contemplated by the "Website" and these "Terms of Service"; or

(ii) as a "Member" you have the written consent, release, and/or permission of each and every identifiable individual person in the "User Submission" to use the name or likeness of each and every such identifiable individual person to enable inclusion and use of the "User Submissions" in the manner contemplated by the "Website" and these "Terms of Service", or

(iii) you have reasonable legal proof that any "User Submissions" you provide as a "registered Member" of the "Great Canadian Joke Book Website" has been released by the copyright holder(s) for non-commercial use of the copyrighted material for demonstration purposes, for public viewing or for advertising purposes to be accessed by the general public as such to enable inclusion and use of the "User Submissions" in the manner contemplated by the Website and these Terms of Service, or

(iv) as a "registered Member" you must have reasonable legal proof that any "User Submissions" you provide or upload to the "Great Canadian Joke Book Website" are considered to be in the "Public Domain", and as such to be legally enabled to be included and used as a "User Submission" in the manner contemplated by the "Website" and these "Terms of Service".

*For clarity - all intellectual properties remain with the individual copyright holder and rightful owners of that property (See copyright issues).

The "Great Canadian Joke Book Website" reserves the right to deny and/or remove any "User Submissions" at its discretion. The Web site "Administrators" have the complete authority to "REMOVE" and terminate any "Membership" of any "registered "Member" at their discretion. The "Website" will take every reasonable motion to block access to this "Member" without prior notice, for violations of "Terms of Service" or the site's "Privacy Policy" agreement, and/or including a "registered Member's" "User Submission" of inappropriate content, such as but not limited to, pornography, obscenity or defamatory material, or material of excessive length or any other reason which is contrary to design of the Website.

Copyright Issues

D. In particular, if you are a legal copyright owner or an agent thereof and believe that any "User Submission" or other content infringes upon your copyrights, you may submit a personal request or submit a request through a legal authorized Copyright Agent, with the following information in writing;

(i) A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed;

(ii) Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works at a single online site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at that site;

(iii) Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled and information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to locate the material;

(iv) Information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to contact you, such as an address, telephone number, and, if available, an electronic mail;

(v) A statement that you have a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and

(vi) A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that you are authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.

Communications should be directed to customer service" of the "Website", through this email address (copyright@greatcanadianjokebook.com) . You acknowledge that if you fail to comply with all of the requirements as herein, your notice may not be valid.

Content and site conduct

E. Visitors and 'Members" understand that when using this "Website", you will be exposed to "User Submissions" from a variety of sources. "The Great Canadian Joke Book Website" is not responsible for the accuracy, usefulness, safety, or intellectual property rights of or relating to such "User Submissions". You further understand and acknowledge that, at times you may be exposed to "User Submissions" that are inaccurate, offensive, indecent, or objectionable, and you agree to waive, and hereby do waive, any legal or equitable rights or remedies you have or may have against the "Website" with respect thereto, and agree to indemnify and hold, "the Great Canadian Joke Book Website", its Owners/Operators, affiliates, and/or licensors, or Hosting service(s), harmless to the fullest extent allowed by law, regarding all matters related to your use of the site.

6. Warranty Disclaimer

YOU AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THE "Great Canadian Joke Book Website" SHALL BE AT YOUR SOLE RISK.TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW THE "Great Canadian Joke Book Website", ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AND AGENTS DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, IN CONNECTION WITH THE WEBSITE AND YOUR USE THEREOF. "The "Great Canadian Joke Book Website" MAKES NO WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF THIS SITE'S CONTENT OR THE CONTENT OF ANY SITES LINKED TO THIS SITE AND ASSUMES NO LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY (I) ERRORS, MISTAKES, OR INACCURACIES OF CONTENT, (II) PERSONAL INJURY OR PROPERTY DAMAGE, OF ANY NATURE WHATSOEVER, RESULTING FROM YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF OUR WEBSITE, (III) ANY UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR USE OF OUR SECURE SERVERS AND/OR ANY AND ALL PERSONAL INFORMATION AND/OR FINANCIAL INFORMATION STORED THEREIN, (IV) ANY INTERRUPTION OR CESSATION OF TRANSMISSION TO OR FROM OUR WEBSITE, (IV) ANY BUGS, VIRUSES, TROJAN HORSES, OR THE LIKE WHICH MAY BE TRANSMITTED TO OR THROUGH OUR WEBSITE BY ANY THIRD PARTY, AND/OR (V) ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN ANY CONTENT OR FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND INCURRED AS A RESULT OF THE USE OF ANY CONTENT POSTED, EMAILED, TRANSMITTED, OR OTHERWISE MADE AVAILABLE VIA THE "Great Canadian Joke Book Website".

THE "Great Canadian Joke Book Website" DOES NOT WARRANT, ENDORSE, GUARANTEE, OR ASSUME RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY PRODUCT OR SERVICE ADVERTISED OR OFFERED BY A THIRD PARTY THROUGH THE "Great Canadian Joke Book Website", OR ANY HYPERLINKED WEBSITE OR FEATURED IN ANY BANNER OR OTHER ADVERTISING, AND THE "Great Canadian Joke Book Website" WILL NOT BE A PARTY TO OR IN ANY WAY BE RESPONSIBLE FOR MONITORING ANY TRANSACTION BETWEEN YOU AND THIRD-PARTY PROVIDERS OF PRODUCTS OR SERVICES. AS WITH THE PURCHASE OF A PRODUCT OR SERVICE THROUGH ANY MEDIUM OR IN ANY ENVIRONMENT, YOU SHOULD USE YOUR BEST JUDGMENT AND EXERCISE CAUTION WHERE APPROPRIATE.

7. Limitation of Liability

IN NO EVENT SHALL THE "Great Canadian Joke Book Website" ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, OR AGENTS, BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES WHATSOEVER RESULTING FROM ANY (I) ERRORS, MISTAKES, OR INACCURACIES OF CONTENT, (II) PERSONAL INJURY OR PROPERTY DAMAGE, OF ANY NATURE WHATSOEVER, RESULTING FROM YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF OUR WEBSITE, (III) ANY UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR USE OF OUR SECURE SERVERS AND/OR ANY AND ALL PERSONAL INFORMATION AND/OR FINANCIAL INFORMATION STORED THEREIN, (IV) ANY INTERRUPTION OR CESSATION OF TRANSMISSION TO OR FROM OUR WEBSITE, (IV) ANY BUGS, VIRUSES, TROJAN HORSES, OR THE LIKE, WHICH MAY BE TRANSMITTED TO OR THROUGH OUR WEBSITE BY ANY THIRD PARTY, AND/OR (V) ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN ANY CONTENT OR FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND INCURRED AS A RESULT OF YOUR USE OF ANY CONTENT POSTED, EMAILED, TRANSMITTED, OR OTHERWISE MADE AVAILABLE VIA THE Great Canadian Joke Book Website, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, AND WHETHER OR NOT THE COMPANY IS ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. THE FOREGOING LIMITATION OF LIABILITY SHALL APPLY TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW IN THE APPLICABLE JURISDICTION.

YOU SPECIFICALLY ACKNOWLEDGE THAT THE "Great Canadian Joke Book Website" SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR USER SUBMISSIONS OR THE DEFAMATORY, OFFENSIVE, OR ILLEGAL CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY AND THAT THE RISK OF HARM OR DAMAGE FROM THE FOREGOING RESTS ENTIRELY WITH YOU.

The "Website" is run and controlled and from its facilities in the Country of Canada. The "Website" makes no representations that the "Great Canadian Joke Book Website" is appropriate or available for use in other locations. Those who access or use the "Great Canadian Joke Book Website" from other jurisdictions do so at their own volition and are responsible for compliance with local law.

8. Indemnity

You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless the "Great Canadian Joke Book Website", its parent company and/or corporation, owner (s), officers, directors, employees and agents, hosting service company from and against any and all claims, damages, obligations, losses, liabilities, costs or debt, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney's fees) arising from: (i) your use of and access to the "Great Canadian Joke Book Website" (ii) your violation of any term of these "Terms of Service"; (iii) your violation of any third party right, including without limitation any copyright, property, or privacy right; or (iv) any claim that one of your "User Submissions" caused damage to a third party. This defence and indemnification obligation will survive these "Terms of Service" and the "Website" "Privacy Policy" and your use of the "Great Canadian Joke Book Website".

Assignment:

These "Terms of Service", and any rights and licenses granted hereunder, may not be transferred or assigned by you, but may be assigned by the "Great Canadian Joke Book Website", or its "Owner(s) without restriction.

General:

You agree that: (i) the "Great Canadian Joke Book Website" shall be deemed solely operated from Ontario, Canada; and (ii) the "Great Canadian Joke Book Website" shall be deemed a passive website that does not give rise to personal jurisdiction over , either specific or general, in jurisdictions other than, the Province of Ontario, Canada. These "Terms of Service" shall be governed by the internal substantive laws of the Province of Ontario, Canada without respect to its conflict of laws principles. Any claim or dispute between you and the "Great Canadian Joke Book Website" that cannot be reasonably resolved between the two contesting parties in a rational and amicable manner - shall be decided exclusively by a court of competent jurisdiction located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. These "Terms of Service", together with the "Privacy Policy" and any other legal notices published by the "Great Canadian Joke Book Website", shall constitute the entire agreement between you and the "Great Canadian Joke Book Website". If any provision of these ("Terms of Service") is deemed invalid by a court of competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of such provision shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of these ("Terms of Service"), which shall remain in full force and effect.

No waiver of any term of this these "Terms of Service" shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or any other term, and the "Great Canadian Joke Book Website" failure to assert any right or provision under these "Terms of Service" shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision.

Limitation

YOU AND THE "Great Canadian Joke Book Website" AGREE THAT ANY CAUSE OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO the "Great Canadian joke Book Website" MUST COMMENCE WITHIN ONE (1) YEAR AFTER THE CAUSE OF ACTION ACCRUES. OTHERWISE, SUCH CAUSE OF ACTION IS PERMANENTLY BARRED.





Great Canadian Joke Book - Privacy Policy

As a "registered Member" or Visitor to this "Website" (collectively, including all ("Content') available through the "domain name" (greatcanadianjokebook.com) and/or the following names herein; the ("Great Canadian Joke Book" the "Great Canadian Joke Book Website", or the "Website"). You as a Visitor or as a "registered "Member" of this "Website", acknowledge that you accept and will abide by the terms, practices and policies of the ("Terms of Service") AND the ("Privacy Policy") agreements of this "Website".

If you do not agree to abide by the "terms, practises and policies" of these agreements, refrain from using the "Website" or any of its web pages or it's materials.

If you are a "registered Member" and wish to be deleted as a" Member" from our database, simply contact us at this email address (member@greatcanadianjokebook.com). Please state your name and one other piece of identifying information. Please explain why you wish to be removed as a "registered Member" and upon receipt of this request and after we identify you as the "Member", we shall remove you from our Membership list as you indicate.

This "Privacy Policy" covers information we may gather when you are accessing our "Website" and when you use our site services. This is solely the "Privacy Policy" of the "Great Canadian Joke Book Website", "registered Members" and Visitors agree and understand this policy does not apply to any other Web site or its content or its ( Privacy Policy or Terms of Service) agreements.

When utilizing any third party sites or software products, you should read the relevant "privacy policies and agreements" of those providers for information regarding their web site practices.

The Information we collect and why:



"Website" Members and Visitors. When visiting the "Great Canadian Joke Book Website" we may collect some or all of the following types of information:

Cookies



When you visit our site we will send your browser a cookie which is stored on your computer which allows us to uniquely identify it. We use cookies to help us better understand how our users interact with the "Website" which allows us to improve our quality of service. This data may include storing user preferences, and site utilization information such as number of visitors, average time spent on pages, features used, and other information which helps us determine which features are most important to you and those features which are working effectively. Information that is not "personally identifiable" may include your geo-location, operating system, and aggregate statistics on usage which could be helpful to understand how Visitors and "registered Members" utilize this "Website".

Logs and Usage Information



When you visit our site we may acquire and store the data that your browser sends us. This data may include your browser type, language, Internet Protocol address, the date and time of your request and the cookie that helps us identify your unique browser.

Generally, our service automatically collects usage information, such as the numbers and frequency of visitors to our site and its component pages. We use this data in aggregate form, that is as a statistical measure, and not in a manner that would identify you personally. This type of aggregate data enables us to figure out how often all users use parts of our site or its services so that we can improve our services and performance in the marketplace.

Information You Provide



We also receive and store any information you enter on our site or provide to us in any other way when interacting with the "Website" and it's features. The information you provide is used for such purposes as improving the content of our sites, customizing and improving our services and better serving you as a User/Member and communicating with you regarding our specials, contests and new site features.

Registration and Profile Information



We require the following information for the (membership registration signup procedure). This information is:

a) *your personal username email,
b) *your "registered Member nickname",
c) *your "Member password"

We do ask you to include voluntarily in your "Profile information", your tastes in comedy, or products you prefer, your lifestyle choices, or general interests of any kind. We use this as aggregate information of a non personal nature. We consider this to be very helpful information for us to operate the "Website". We also use the "Profile information" as feedback to help us create a "better and more interesting website".

You may chose to share your "Profile information" on your "Member Page", however once you create a "Member Page", you have the option to decide what "Profile information" you wish share with others.

Information we do not collect when you "Register" as a "Member"



To register as a "Website Member" we do not require or not do we collect - your name, your home address, your phone number, postal or zip code, any credit card information, or credit rating or banking information.

Exceptions



The "Website" from time to time may need more specific personal information from a "Member" for reasons such as:

1) we need the necessary information to send the "Member" a Contest Prize", 2) we need to communicate more fully with a "Member" for any reason, 3) if the "registered Member" is making a "product purchase", then they would be asked to share such necessary information to make such a purchase possible. This would be done through a "secure e-commerce portal" used for such transactions.

Third Party Websites



"The Great Canadian Joke Book Website" may make available at times a link to "third party website(s)" through our site or its services. Information collected by the "third party" website is governed solely by its "Privacy policy". The " registered Member" or Visitor to a "third party website" understands and agrees that, "The Great Canadian Joke Book Website", (accepts NO responsibility or liability for, or has any jurisdiction over; the conduct or practices of a "third party website"). All "third party" websites are governed by their own "Privacy Policy". Please read the privacy policy if you visit a "third party" web site.

Customer Emails or Correspondence





If you are a visitor or "registered Member" and send an email to the "Website", or if you communicate with the site by phone or mail, you agree and understand the "Website" may save the communication information for archival purposes and for our records of correspondence between the "Member" and the "Website".

b) If a "registered Member" or Visitor corresponds with the "Great Canadian Joke Book Website" by sending us an email or any kind of transmission which contains what we feel is a "Testimonial" regarding our service or the "Website" itself, the corresponding (Member or Visitor )understands and agrees to give the "Website" all rights, freedoms and privileges to use the said "testimonial(s)" it may wish to use, to display, and/or include in it's advertising or promotions.

"Registered Member" and Visitor use of "Website" Advertisers





"Registered Members"and Visitors clicking on any advertising, appearing on this "Website" must assume that information is being collected about them. This "Website" is not responsible for the use of information collected in such a fashion. "Members" and "Visitors" must assume that (1) information will be collected, (2) that cookies will usually be placed on their hard drive, (3) that the "Website" does not have any control over what happens with this information, (4) that the "Website" takes no responsibility over the accuracy or content of advertisers, (5) that the "Website" is not responsible for downloads from third party advertisers that contain viruses or worms or other computer code that causes their computer or software harm, and (6) that website assumes no responsibility whatsoever for the data that is garnered from the click itself or that the advertiser collects.

Information obtained from sending URLs or emails to others





If you, (Member or Visitor) send a friend an email from this site, or if you send the URL of one of our web pages to a friend in a social media website, you must assume that some data will be collected about your IP address or your email address and that of your friend. You understand and agree that that referred emails or web pages may appear to come from your email. As part of agreeing to this "Privacy Policy" and the "Terms of Service" agreement of this "Website", you accept full responsibility for referring pages or email to a friend and agree to completely indemnify this "Website", its Owner(s) and/or Associates, for any damage, intentional or unintentional that results from said referrals.



Information obtained from Member Surveys, Contests, or Publicity Campaigns





Unless otherwise specified, any website user must assume that any information provided to the "Website" as part of a survey, questioner, contests, publicity campaigns in which you voluntarily participate may be used for general solicitation for commercial purposes and that such information may be shared with joint venture partners, affiliates, marketing organization or used by the site itself for product design or solicitation purposes.



Public Forums and Bulletin Boards





Visitors and "Registered Members", who use an onsite "Website" provided bulletin board or other public platforms such as, forums or chat rooms, do so at their own risk. You understand and agree that the "Website" does not monitor these services, nor can it be held legally responsible in any way, or protect you in any manner, from information you post publicly or share with anyone else. Simply do not use these services if you feel you are at risk.

Keeping in touch with our "Registered Members"




From time to time we may contact you to inform you, as a "Registered Member" of the "Great Canadian Joke Book Website", of new contests, products, upgrades or changes in this web site. We do not believe in sending over abundant emails to our customers, however, we do believe in reasonable communication with our "Members".

By providing to the "Website" information that forms the basis of communication with you, such as an email address, you waive all rights to file complaints concerning unsolicited email or spam from this "Website", since by providing us such information, you agree to receive communication from us. You understand this kind of email is not considered spam. All email communication with you shall contain an 'unsubscribe' link in it's design where you may notify the website that you no longer wish to receive solicitations or information from the "Website". If you "unsubscribe" the email address stored for such communications will be removed from the general solicitation database.



Data Security





The "Website" takes prudent measures to protect "Registered Member" data we collect. However, as a consideration for viewing and interacting with the "Website", Visitors and "Members" agree to completely waive claims for any and all damages, or liability whatsoever against the "Website", its Owner(s), its Associates or Employees, it's "Hosting company" or its parent or subsidiary company(s) - concerning any loss, alteration, or misuse of information obtained by others, such as "hackers," which may obtain and use information in an inappropriate manner that may cause you, the Visitor or the "Member" harm.

Reporting abuse or site material



Any "Member" who feels they are being "personally" abused by a particular person (a Visitor or a "registered Member" of the "Website"), or find a "User Submission" to be unlawful, please report this immediately to our "Customer Relations" department at - (complaints@greatcanadainjokebook.com).

*If you, as a "registed Member" should see content on the "Website", which (in your estimation) is not appropriate, please notify us. We will look into all requests, however we do not personally respond to all such requests. Please note that this web site serves individual "registered Members" but at the same time the site represents and respects the overall values and tastes of all Canadians and all Visitors. Please note the web site is "humour based" comedy web site and as such, some material may not be humourous to everyone.

Freedom of speech is a very important part of this "Website". Any concerns addressed to us, regarding content on the "Website" will be reviewed by our administrators. If we find controversial material on the "Website", we will decide to keep or remove it. We will observe Canadian law under the "Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms". We also uphold the rights of individuals for freedom of personal expression under the law.


Privacy Policy - Terms of Service - Revisions and Updates



The ("Privacy Policy") and ("Terms of Service") agreements are dynamic in design. They will evolve and be upgraded as is necessary. As a Visitor or a registered "Member" of the "Website", you agree to check periodically for posted changes we may make from time to time to these agreements. If we upgrade the "Terms of Service" or the "Privacy Policy" in a manner which in our sole estimation requires "a special posted notification of changes" for our Visitors and "Members", we will provide such notification on the "Website". You understand and agree that your continued use of the "Website" is an acceptance of the terms "Privacy Policy", site "Terms of Service" agreements.



 This document was last updated on: January 2, 2012