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Conditions of use

Acceptance and changes to the conditions of use

Using the Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) website (hereunder referred to as « site ») means accepting the conditions of use outlined in this document (hereunder referred to as “conditions of use”). These can be modified at any time. It is therefore recommended that you refer to it on a regular basis.

Personal use

This site is available to net surfers exclusively for personal but non-commercial use.

Description of service

The site offers information to net surfers who need information on the RTL and its services. It also provides a lot of information concerning public transit.
Furthermore, the site offers tools and forms.  The user of this site who browses using or downloading documents, forms or tools accepts the conditions of use described below.  Please read carefully the following, as any user of this site is supposed to have read and accepted the conditions outlined in the present document, agreeing to their validity, and commits to respect and be bound by said conditions.  The RTL can, at any time and without notice, modify these conditions.  The date of the most recent modification of these conditions appears at the bottom of this page.  When the conditions are modified, the user is bound by these changes.
These conditions constitute the entirety of the rights and obligations binding the RTL and any user of this site, and replace any prior conditions or provisions with respect to the use of this site. No verbal or written statement from an employee or a manager of the RTL or from any other person may lead to the modification of or be a substitution to said conditions.
The content and the use of this site are governed by the laws in effect in Québec and in Canada.  These conditions as well as any disputes or misunderstandings arising from their application must be construed in accordance with these laws.  Should any part of these conditions be contrary to the law, invalid and unenforceable, this part shall be deemed separable from these conditions and does not compromise its validity or its enforceability, which will therefore be interpreted without reference to the removed part. Any recourse, action, request or suit, based on the content or the use of this site against the RTL or involving the RTL, must be brought before a Québec court of law or a federal court of law, in spite of any potential application of the conflict of law principles.

Privacy policy

Please refer to the site’s Policy on privacy section.

Protection of intellectual property rights policy

The RTL owns the totality of the content of this site, whether written, visual, binary, audible or other.  This content is protected by the Canadian and international copyrights laws (and in particular the Copyright Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. C-42).  The RTL owns copyrights, including on the selection, coordination, arrangement and improvement of its content.  It is illegal to reproduce, modify, download, publish, copy, display, expose, share, index in a database or otherwise distribute all or part of this content, as well as exploiting it, including being involved in its sale or its transfer or in creating artworks from it.  The RTL allows, however, any user of this site to make copy of its content, forbidding however the use of official trademarks or any other marks, without the specific authorization or fees, provided that:

  • the copy results from a single downloading from a single computer;
  • the copy is strictly for personal use and not for commercial or for profit purposes;
  • the RTL be clearly identified as the source of the copied documents;
  • the reproduction is not represented as an official version of the copied document, nor as a copy made in collaboration with the RTL, under its supervision or with its consent;
  • after such reproduction, the content of the copied document is not modified with a view or for the purpose of undermining RTL’s moral rights.

The RTL grants no licence other than the one mentioned below and moreover reserves all its intellectual property rights on the content of this site.
The user of this site agrees that the RTL uses and exploits freely any ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques it received by electronic means, regardless of the end and assigns to the RTL its possible rights to this effect, without the RTL having to pay whatever royalties or fees, provided the RTL commits to protect the user’s personal information.

Official mark and trademarks

The expression « RTL » and the RTL’s logotype are official marks of a public authority as defined in subparagraph 9(1)(n)(iii) of the Trade-marks Act (L.R.C., 1985, c. T-13) and are duly registered as such.

Certain graphics, logotypes, icons, drawings, expressions, words or slogans found on this site constitute or may constitute official marks, trademarks, service marks, brand names or certification marks by virtue of the Canadian laws or of any other countries.  These marks may be filed and registered as such. The fact that such marks may appear on this site does not mean the granting or the assignment of any such licence.

The RTL reserves all rights to all official, commercial, service, brand or certifications marks it holds or uses.  It is illegal to download, copy, display, share or otherwise distribute such a mark.  The RTL will exercise all necessary judicial recourses against any person using a mark held and used by the RTL.

Links to other websites

This site has links to other websites.  Since the RTL cannot control these sites, it cannot guarantee the accuracy and completeness of their content, advertisements, products, services and other available material on or via these sites.  Furthermore, the RTL makes no declaration nor makes any endorsement and cannot be held responsible for any damage or loss, confirmed or alleged, or from the use of or for having trusted the content, goods or available services on these websites.  Some of these websites can place permanent or temporary cookies on users’ computers hard drives.  Finally, it should be noted that the information found on websites operated by third parties may not be available in French and/or in English.

Integrity and accuracy of the information

The RTL strives to ensure that the information available on its website is complete, accurate and updated. This information is derived from sources the RTL deems reliable and it is regularly updated.  It can however contain inaccuracies, omissions, typographical errors or other mistakes.

Consequently, this site and the integrity of its content are available to the public “as is”, without any guarantee whatsoever, explicit or implicit, including, amongst others, the implied warranties of merchantability, the non-infringement or suitability to particular needs or uses.

When you use this site, including the tools, forms and the available information, you agree to do so at your own risks.  The RTL makes no declaration and offers no guarantee whatsoever regarding this site, including the tools, the forms and the information found therein.

Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the RTL offers no guarantee regarding the availability and stability of the site’s content, whether it be the possibility to access it, or with respect to its precision, its reliability or the accuracy of the available information, mainly information pertaining to schedules, to RTL’s partners, to legislation or to regulations, to the availability of transit services described therein or to public tenders.  The user should note that the site is regularly subject to technical maintenance operations which can limit or prevent its access.  The RTL can, at its discretion, suspend, cease or limit the use of any portion of this site, at all times, without notice or liability
The RTL cannot be held liable for any damages whatsoever, direct or indirect, suffered due to the use of this site, including specific damages, punitive, exemplary, incidental, moral or consequential damages, loss of profit, loss of earnings or loss of information, operating losses damages, loss or deleted programs or data from an information system, and all other expenses or damages resulting from the use or the non-availability of the site, its algorithms, the incompatibility of any downloaded or copied software from this site, from interruptions, defect, delay in processing or in transmission time, or because of a computer virus, worm or Trojan horse, or any other harmful components, or a power or system failure, regardless of whether the RTL is informed or not of the possibility of damages, losses or expenses.

Any user of this site does it at its own risks and agrees to indemnify and hold the RTL as well as its managers, administrators, employees, suppliers, contractors or agents harmless of any liability, whether civil, criminal or quasi-criminal in connection with the use of the site, regardless of their negligence.
 
Unless otherwise indicated, all sums of money shown in this site are in the legal currency of Canada.

Illegal modifications and content

The RTL does not authorize users of this site to modify, rewrite, adapt, change, adjust, rearrange, show, define or decrypt its content, except for the customized information features specifically made available to users by the RTL.
Furthermore, it is strictly forbidden to post on or to transfer through this site illegal material, threats as well as defamatory, obscene, fraudulent, scandalous, seditious, pornographic or blasphemous texts, sounds or images, or any other material considered to be a criminal or a penal offence or promoting or encouraging the commission of such offences, or even leading to civil liability or violating in any other way current laws.

Management of the site and technical difficulties

This site has been entirely designed and is managed by the RTL. We ask users to report to the Webmaster any technical difficulties or errors encountered while browsing this site by filling the electronic form found in this section.
The present conditions of use were updated on July 1st, 2013.