Terms of Use

The Smart About Salt Council, a not-for-profit corporation, welcomes you to our web site. You should carefully read the following terms of use ("Terms of Use") before using our web site. By using our web site, you agree to be bound by these Terms of Use. This is a legally binding agreement and begins the moment you access our web site. While surfing on this web site, you recognise and accept all the Terms of Use set forth herein. Only we, at our sole discretion and without any notice, can modify these Terms of Use. If you do not agree with the Terms of Use, do not use this web site. Further, you are responsible for regularly reviewing these Terms of Use.

General remark

We offer no guaranty to the longevity of this web site and reserve the right to terminate it at any moment, at our sole discretion and that without notice. We assume no responsibility for any prejudice or drawback resulting from the termination of this web site.

Use of the site

You may display the web site and, subject to any expressly stated restriction or limitation relating to specific content, electronically copy, download and print hard copy portions of the content from the different areas of the web site exclusively for your personal and non-commercial use.   You may not use portions of the content from the website to give the impression that you are certified by The Smart About Salt Council if this is not the case.

Harassment in any manner or form on this web site or any of our web sites, including e-mail chat rooms, blogs or any other social media forum or obscene or abusive language is strictly forbidden. Impersonation of others, including our employees, hosts, or representatives or other members or visitors of this web site is prohibited. You may not upload to, distribute, or otherwise publish through the site any content which is libellous, defamatory, obscene, threatening, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, abusive, illegal, or otherwise objectionable, or which may constitute or encourage a criminal offence, violate the rights of any party including, without limitation, their intellectual property rights, or otherwise give rise to liability or violate any law. You may not upload commercial content on the web site or use the web site to solicit others to join or become members of any other commercial online service or other organisation.

Trade-Marks And Copyrights

The entire content included in this web site, including but not limited to texts, designs, graphics, interfaces, or code and the selection and arrangement thereof (the "Content"), is protected by copyright and the reproduction, copying, publication, retransmission, communication translation or use of the Content for commercial purposes is strictly forbidden without our prior written consent.

All trade-marks, registered or not, service marks and trade names (collectively the "Marks") are our property, or other respective owners that have granted us the right and licence to use such Marks. The following are our trade-marks: Smart About Salt®. Should you submit any notes, messages / billboard postings, ideas, suggestions, concepts or any other material, you are thereby assigning all your rights in it to us, and waive all moral rights therein, and that on a perpetual irrevocable and worldwide basis. Consequently, you agree that we have the right to publish the material for any type of use including promotional and advertising purposes.


We want to provide increased value to you, our visitors. Therefore, we might offer you links to other sites on the Internet that are owned and operated by a third party. As these are third parties, and therefore not affiliated with us, we have no control over these linked sites, all of which have separate privacy and data collection practices independent of our own. Consequently, we cannot be held liable and we offer no guaranty whatsoever as to the accuracy, timeliness and completeness of the information contained on such web sites.

The links which we might place on our web site do not imply that we sponsor, endorse or are affiliated or associated with, or had been legally authorised to use any trade-mark, trade name, service mark, design, logo, symbol or other copyrighted materials displayed on or accessible through such sites.

However, we would be happy to receive any feedback that you may have concerning these external links that we have placed on our web site.


We respect your privacy rights and ask that you consult our privacy statement for full details on how we treat your personal information.

Disclaimer / Limitation Of Liability

Although we strive to update and keep accurate as much as possible the information contained in this web site, errors or omissions can occur. We make no warranty or representation, therefore, about the accuracy or completeness of the Content of this web site, or the content of any web site or external site.

This web site and the Content, information, services, and products listed in this site, including without limitation, text, graphics, and links, are provided "as is" and without warranty of any kind, whether express or implied. To the fullest extent permissible pursuant to applicable law, we disclaim all warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, freedom from computer virus, and warranties arising from course of dealing or course of performance. We do not represent or warrant that the functions contained in this web site will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected or that this web site or that the server which makes the web site available are free of viruses or other harmful components. We do not make any warranties or representations regarding the use of the materials in this web site in terms of their completeness, correctness, accuracy, adequacy, usefulness, timeliness, reliability or otherwise. You should not act or rely of any on the content without seeking advice of a qualified professional.

In no event shall we be liable for any direct, indirect, special, punitive, incidental, exemplary or consequential damages or any damages whatsoever, even if we have been previously advised of the possibility of such damages, whether in an action under contract, negligence, civil liability, or any other theory arising out of or in connection with the use, inability to use, or performance of the information, services, products, and materials available from this site. These limitations shall apply notwithstanding any failure of the central purpose of any limited remedy.

You use this web site at your own risk and consent not to pretend otherwise.

Applicable Laws

This Terms of Use is governed in accordance with the laws in force in the province of Ontario and the federal laws applicable therein. Should any provision of the present Terms of Use be found invalid by a court of competent jurisdiction, the incompatible provision will simply be dissociated from the rest of this Terms of Use, and the remainder remains in force.

If you suffer any prejudice whatsoever or disagree in any way with the conditions of this Terms of Use, your only recourse is to leave the web site.

These Terms of Use and any and all other legal notices posted on the web site constitute the entire agreement between you and us with respect to the use of this web site and its content.

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