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Linking Policy

Hyperlinking to our Content

1. The following organizations may link to our website without prior written approval:

  • Government agencies;
  • Search engines;
  • News organizations;
  • Online directory distributors when they list us in the directory may link to our website in the same manner as they hyperlink to the websites of other listed businesses; and
  • System-wide Accredited Businesses


2. These organizations may link to our home page, to publications or to other website information so long as the link: 

(a) is not in any way misleading; 

(b) does not falsely imply sponsorship, endorsement or approval of the linking party and its products or services; and 

(c) fits within the context of the linking party's site.


3. We may consider and approve in our sole discretion other link requests from the following types of organizations:

  • commonly-known consumer and/or business information sources such as Chambers of Commerce;
  • community sites;
  • associations or other groups representing charities, including charity giving sites;
  • online directory distributors;
  • internet portals;
  • law and consulting firms whose primary clients are businesses; and
  • educational institutions and trade associations.


4. We will approve link requests from these organizations if we determine that: 

(a) the link would not reflect unfavourably on us or our accredited businesses (for example, trade associations or other organizations representing inherently suspect types of business, such as work-at-home opportunities, shall not be allowed to link); 

(b) the organization does not have an unsatisfactory record with us; 

(c) the benefit to us from the visibility associated with the hyperlink outweighs the absence of ; and 

(d) where the link is in the context of general resource information or is otherwise consistent with editorial content in a newsletter or similar product furthering the mission of the organization.


5. These organizations may link to our home page, to publications or to other website information so long as the link: 

(a) is not in any way misleading; 

(b) does not falsely imply sponsorship, endorsement or approval of the linking party and it products or services; and 

(c) fits within the context of the linking party's site.


6. If you are among the organizations listed in paragraph 2 above and are interested in linking to our website, you must notify us by sending an e-mail to [email protected] Please include your name, your organization name, contact information (such as a phone number and/or e-mail address) as well as the URL of your site, a list of any URLs from which you intend to link to our website, and a list of the URL(s) on our site to which you would like to link. Allow 2-3 weeks for a response.


7. Approved organizations may hyperlink to our website as follows:

  1. By use of our corporate name; or
  2. By use of the uniform resource locator (Web address) being linked to; or
  3. By use of any other description of our website or material being linked to that makes sense within the context and format of content on the linking party's site.
  4. No use of our logo or other artwork will be allowed for linking absent a trademark license agreement.


Iframes

Without prior approval and express written permission, you may not create frames around our webpages or use other techniques that alter in any way the visual presentation or appearance of our website.


Reservation of Rights

We reserve the right at any time and at our sole discretion to request that you remove all links or any particular link to our website. You agree to immediately remove all links to our website upon such request. We also reserve the right to amend our linking policy at any time. By continuing to link to our website, you agree to be bound to and abide by these linking terms.


Removal of links from our website

If you find any link on our website or any linked website objectionable for any reason, you may contact us about this. We will consider requests to remove links but will have no obligation to do so or to respond directly to you.

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