Terms Of Use

These Terms of Use are intended to protect and promote AMO's commitment to open data and ensure that the recipients of these data sets give back to the community the benefits they derive from these data sets.
If you have any questions or comments about these Terms of Use, please feel free to contact us at webmaster@amo.on.ca
You agree to these Terms of Use by either: (1) clicking to accept the Terms of Use; or (2) downloading or using any of the data sets. You confirm that you are at least 18 years of age and that you have full capacity and authority to accept and be bound by these Terms of Use. If you are accepting on behalf of your employer or another entity, you represent that you have full authority to bind your employer or such other entity to the Terms of Use. Review these terms of use carefully; if you do not agree with any part of this agreement, do not accept the Terms of Use or download any data set(s).
The Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) grants you a worldwide, royalty‐free, non‐exclusive licence to use, modify, and distribute the data sets in all current and future media and formats for any lawful purpose, including for commercial purposes. You are free to copy, modify, publish, translate, adapt, distribute or otherwise use the data sets in any medium, mode or format for any lawful purpose. You agree that this licence does not give you a copyright or other proprietary interest in the data sets. If you distribute or provide access to the data sets to any other person, whether in original or modified form, you agree to include a copy of, or this Uniform Resource Locator (URL) for, these Terms of Use and to ensure any such person agrees to, and is bound by, them without introducing any further restrictions of any kind.
Giving AMO or the sources of data sets credit
Although you are not required to credit AMO for each use or reproduction of the data sets, you are entitled to do so and encouraged to conspicuously announce that these data sets are publicly available from the Source under these Terms of Use. Upon the request of AMO, you may be required to remove a credit from future uses or reproductions should AMO, in its sole discretion, request that you do so.
Future Changes to Data sets/Terms of Use
AMO may at any time and from time to time add, delete, or change the data sets or other content or these Terms of Use. Notice of changes may be posted on the home page for these data sets or this page. Any change is effective immediately upon posting, unless otherwise stated.
Compliance with Law Your Responsibility
You assume sole responsibility for your use and reproduction of the data sets and for complying with all applicable laws and industry standards.
No Warranty with Data sets 
Your use of the data sets is solely at your own risk and you are fully responsible for any consequences arising from your use of the data sets.  All data sets are provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis, and you agree to use them solely at your own risk. There are no warranties, express or implied, in  respect to the data sets or your use of them, including without limitation, implied warranties and  conditions of merchantability and fitness for any particular purpose. For example (but without limiting  the total intended scope of the preceding sentence):
  1. While reasonable efforts have been made in preparing these data sets for use by you, AMO does not give any warranty or representation, whether express or implied, as to the  completeness, currency, appropriateness, or accuracy of the data sets or that access will be continuous.
  2. AMO does not make any representation that the data sets are free and clear of any possible  third party copyright, moral rights, other proprietary right or other claim.
  3. AMO does not warrant or make any representations as to the quality, content, accuracy or completeness of the information, text, maps, graphics, links and other items contained in any  data set or the Open Data Catalogue.
Please note that the data sets have been modified from their original source, and that all data  visualizations on maps are approximate and include only records that can be mapped.
The data sets do not represent an official statement of AMO policy, practice, services or procedure, and should not be construed as such.
Exclusion of Liability
You expressly agree that AMO is not liable to you for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, special, or other damages, including but not limited to damages for loss of profits, goodwill, use, data, or other intangible losses resulting from your access to or use of data sets or AMO’s Open Data Catalogue. You will not and cannot sue AMO for anything which AMO does or does not do (even if intentional or negligent) in connection with the data sets and your use or inability to use them. Without limiting the general scope of the preceding sentence, this means that AMO and its officers, employees, representatives and agents are not liable on any legal theory or basis for any direct, incidental, indirect, special, punitive, exemplary or consequential damages or losses, including without limitation, loss of revenue or anticipated profits, loss of goodwill, loss of business, loss of data, computer failure or malfunction or any other damages or losses arising from your access to, and use of, the data sets.
Liability for Not Complying with Terms of Use
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless AMO and its officials, officers, employees and authorized representatives from and against any liability or any form of loss injury, demand, action, cost, expense or claim of any kind, (including lawyer’s fees), relating in any way to your access to or use of the data sets or AMO’s Open Data Catalogue, including, but not limited to, your connection to the Open Data Catalogue or your use of the data sets or any other contents of the Open Data Catalogue. You agree to cooperate fully in the defence of any such claim. AMO reserves the right to assume, at its own expense, the exclusive defence and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you. You agree not to settle any matter without the written consent of AMO.
Cancellation for Non‐Compliance
AMO may at any time for any reason, in its sole discretion, cancel or suspend your access to the data sets or the Open Data Catalogue without notice and for any reason, including without limitation anything which AMO, in its sole discretion, believes is a breach of these Terms of Use or is otherwise unlawful or harmful to others. In the event of cancellation or suspension, you will no longer be authorized to use or reproduce these data sets, and AMO may use any means possible to enforce its decision. Such cancellation or suspension will not affect any person who has received the data sets from you and who is otherwise in compliance with these Terms of Use.
No Endorsement
You may not publicly represent or imply that AMO is participating in, or has sponsored, approved or endorses the manner or purpose of your use or reproduction of the data sets.
No Association
You may not use any trade‐mark, official mark, official emblem or logo of AMO, or any of its other means of promotion or publicity, without AMO's prior written consent nor in any event to represent or imply an association or affiliation with AMO.
No Waiver
You agree that, if AMO does not exercise or enforce any legal right or remedy contained in these Terms of Use (or that AMO has the benefit of under any applicable law), this will not be taken to be a formal waiver of AMO's rights and that those rights or remedies will still be available to AMO. Any waiver of any provision of these Terms of Use will be effective only if AMO expressly states in a signed writing that it is waiving a specified provision.
Governing Law and Jurisdiction
These data sets are published from within the Province of Ontario, Canada. These Terms of Use are governed by Ontario law and you now irrevocably submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of Ontario courts with respect to any and all matters arising under these Terms of Use or access to, or use of, these data sets.