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TorontoHiking Terms of Use

The TorontoHiking Website is an information and communications service (the "Website")for the benefit of users interested in hiking and other outdoors activities. Access and use of this Website is governed by the terms and conditions provided below in the User Agreement. Please read the User Agreement carefully.



The Website is provided on an "as-is" and "as-available" basis. This User Agreement is subject to change without notice. TorontoHiking makes no warranties or representations that the Website, including its content, information, products or services or other material available through the Website, will be provided on an uninterrupted, timely, secure or error-free basis.

Limitation of Liability

Under no circumstances will TorontoHiking be liable for any damages relating directly or indirectly to any action or inaction based on the content, information, products or services or other material available through the Website. TorontoHiking will not be responsible for any damages or losses related to, the accuracy, currency or completeness of the content, information, products or services or other material obtained through the Website.


You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless TorontoHiking, its affiliates, and owners and suppliers from any liabilities, losses, claims, demands, and expenses (including reasonable lawyer's fees) related to (a) your use of the Website; or (b) violations of these Terms of Use.

Intellectual Property

TorontoHiking owns all rights, including all copyright, in the entire content of the Website. Unless otherwise indicated, no right, title or interest is granted in the content, information, products or services or other materials available through the Website.

TorontoHiking's logo, "TorontoHiking", are all trademarks used by TorontoHiking.

The names of all other products and services mentioned on TorontoHiking's Website are the trademarks or trade-names of their respective owners.

The display of trademarks or trade-names on this Website does not convey or create any licence or other rights in these marks or names.

You may not use TorontoHiking's and any of TorontoHiking.com's intellectual property without the prior written consent of TorontoHiking.

Limited Use

TorontoHiking grants you a limited licence to download and display on your computer monitor, or hard copy prints, the Website's content, for non-commercial, personal or educational purposes only, providing that the Website content is not modified and that the Website's copyright statement and this limited licence are not removed if present, and displayed on, each printed copy of such content. The following limitations apply to the use of the Website:

You may not:

  • use the Website's content for commercial purposes;
  • include the Website's content with any product or service that you or your agents create or distribute, including software or other digital products; and
  • display the Website's content on any other website or make available the Website's content on any file server.


Nothing contained in the licence granted under the limited use clause shall be construed as conferring any right under any copyright of TorontoHiking or any other person who owns the copyright.

All information on the Website is protected by copyright, pursuant to Canadian copyright laws, international conventions, and other copyright laws. All rights reserved. Any reproduction, modification, publication, transmission, transfer, sale, distribution, display or exploitation of the information, in any form or by any means, or its storage in a retrieval system, whether in whole or in part, without the express written permission of TorontoHiking is prohibited.

Content Ownership

By submitting content (for example, a post or a photo) to TorontoHiking.com, you agree to grant TorontoHiking.com a royalty-free, non-exclusive right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works, and exercise all copyright and publicity rights with respect to your submission.

Third Party Information

Third parties may provide information displayed on the Website. This may include Real Simple Syndication (RSS) feeds. The third-party information displayed on the Website is not necessarily sponsored, endorsed, recommended, or licensed by TorontoHiking. The third-parties ought to be contacted directly regarding any inquiries or for more information on their website policies.

Third Party Links

The Website may provide links to other Internet sites. TorontoHiking has no control over such sites. TorontoHiking does not endorse nor is it responsible for, any such sites or the information, material, products or services contained on or accessible through those other Internet sites.


TorontoHiking may at its sole discretion, with or without notice, suspend or terminate your use of the Website for any reason, including a violation of the terms of the User Agreement. TorontoHiking may also prevent you from further use of the Website. TorontoHiking will not be liable for any suspension, termination or prohibition of future access.

Governing Law

This User Agreement is governed by the law of the Province of Ontario and the Laws of Canada.

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