Intellectual Property Rights
The IESO’s logos and certification marks and any other product or service name or slogan contained in the website are trade-marks of the IESO or its licensors and they may not be copied, imitated or used, in whole or in part, without the prior written permission of the IESO or the applicable trade-mark holder.
This website is protected by Canadian copyright law. Except as otherwise provided for under Canadian copyright law or as expressly stated in respect of specific information in this website, all information in this website is Copyright © 2004-2020 Independent Electricity System Operator, all rights reserved.
The IESO’s express, prior, written permission is required for the use or reproduction of any Content that is not included in the licence above, such as trade-mark rights, website code and/or the use of Content for any purpose not expressly permitted above.
As a condition of accessing the website and the Content, you agree not to:
- Use the website or Content in a manner that is unlawful, misleading, discriminatory or fraudulent.
- Use the website or Content in a way that harms the IESO, its third party service providers, local distribution companies or the electricity ratepayers of Ontario.
- Identify or attempt to identify any individual whose data or information may be included in or used to create the Content.
- Upload viruses or malicious code or do anything that could disable, overburden or impair the proper working or appearance of the website or Content.
- Attempt to access data you do not have permission to access.
- Knowingly use or reproduce Content available or accessed due to a security incident.
Disclaimer and Limitation of IESO’s Liability
Your use of this website and Content is exclusively at your own risk. The IESO and its directors, officers, employees, agents and representatives (collectively, the “IESO Group”) assume no responsibility whatsoever for the availability, accuracy, completeness or currency of any part of, or information in, this website or any Content. The IESO and each member of the IESO Group have no obligation, and disclaim any duty, to update or correct any part of, or information in, this website or Content.
The IESO provides this website, including all the information in this website and Content, solely on an “as is” and “as available” basis. Neither the IESO nor any member of the IESO Group provides any representation, warranty, condition or guarantee whatsoever respecting this website, including: (a) any representation, warranty, condition or guarantee that any part of, or information in, this website is available, accurate, complete, current or free from viruses or other destructive features; or (b) any implied representation, warranty, condition or guarantee of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose or use or non-infringement of any right of any third party.
In no event whatsoever will the IESO or any member of the IESO Group be liable, in respect of this website (including all Content), for any matter whatsoever, to any individual, partnership corporation or company, with or without share capital, trust, foundation, joint venture, governmental authority or any other incorporated or unincorporated entity or association of any nature for: (a) direct damages; (b) indirect, special, incidental, contingent or consequential damages (including for loss of actual or anticipated revenue or profits, loss of goodwill, loss or damage to data or any other information, failure to realize expected savings or loss of use arising in respect of the use of, or reliance on, any part of, or information in, this website or any other website which this website connects to by a hyperlink or pointer or for any other economic loss whatsoever), even if the IESO or a member of the IESO Group has been advised of the potential for such damages; (c) punitive, exemplary or aggravated damages; or (d) contribution or indemnity.
This website may contain hyperlinks or pointers to other websites located on servers maintained by third parties over which the IESO has no control. Accordingly, your use of any such other websites is entirely at your own risk and the IESO assumes no responsibility whatsoever for any use of any such website. None of the hyperlinks or pointers to such other websites implies that the IESO authorizes, endorses or sponsors any such other website or any information in any such other website.
If you create a link to this website, you may not: (a) state or imply that the IESO authorizes, endorses or sponsors any of the goods, services or other information in the other website; (b) misrepresent the relationship, if any, between the other website and the IESO; or (c) use any IESO trade-marks, service marks, trade names, copyright or other proprietary or intellectual property rights of the IESO (including for metalinking purposes) without the IESO’s prior written consent.
Internet Software or Computer Viruses
Internet software or transmission problems or technical difficulties could produce inaccurate or incomplete copies of information contained on this website. Computer viruses or other destructive programs may also be inadvertently downloaded from the website. The IESO will not be liable for Internet software, computer viruses or destructive programs and recommends that you install appropriate anti-virus or other protective software.
Governing Law and Forum
The laws of Ontario and the laws of Canada applicable in Ontario will govern your use of this website and Content and any suit, action or other proceeding, or dispute or other controversy respecting the website. You irrevocably submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Ontario in respect of any suit, action or other proceeding made or brought by you in respect of this website for any matter whatsoever. You may not commence any suit, action or other proceeding in respect of this website for any matter whatsoever, except in Toronto, Canada.
Last Updated: July 8, 2020