Updated October 2017 — This policy updates and overrides any pre-existing policies found on any Canopy web properties.

Agreement. Use of and access to Canopy’s web, reports, database and/or e-mail, as well as any related content, regardless of media, is subject to the terms, conditions, and disclaimers set forth below and to all applicable laws and regulations. Canopy reserves the right to modify these disclaimers, terms, and conditions of access without advance notice. This agreement constitutes a binding contract between Canopy and you, the user. By accessing one of Canopy’s web, database, reports and e-mail, you hereby accept this User Agreement in full.

Database and Reports. Canopy’s web, database and reports are dynamic. This means that ratings on any of these criteria may change based on evolving science, new information, or other factors, as well as that the contents of e-mail messages and consumer guides may not reflect Canopy’s current ratings or evaluations of products. Canopy makes no representations about any of the producers profiled on its web, reports and/or database.

Accuracy. Canopy has worked to ensure the accuracy of the information it provides. The ratings, images, conclusions, recommendations, and findings that appear on Canopy’s web, database, reports or in e-mail messages, reflect Canopy’s research at the time of publication.

Reproducing Canopy Materials. Canopy welcomes requests to reproduce Canopy materials, including, but not limited to, articles, reports, blog entries, press releases, videos, images and photos. For more information about sharing Canopy’s work in any medium, including online and in hard copy, please contact us at info@canopyplanet.org

Copyright.  Canopy’s web, database, e-mail, and mobile application properties, and all other text and images contained in Canopy ‘s products, are protected by Canadian trademark and copyright law and/or other applicable law, and are the property of Canopy, except as otherwise identified.

Indemnification. You hereby agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless to the fullest extent permitted by law Canopy, and its officers, directors, representatives, agents, advisors, contractors, and employees, from and against any and all losses, liability, damages, costs, and expenses incurred by Canopy from any claims of any third person.



You expressly agree that the use of Canopy’s online content and services, including Canopy’s web, database, reports, and e-mail is at your sole risk. Canopy’s content is provided on an ‘as is’ basis and Canopy makes no warranties, expressed or implied, and disclaims any implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement. Canopy disclaims any warranty that the service will be uninterrupted, secure, or error-free. No advice, recommendation, opinion, or other information obtained through Canopy’s web, database, reports and e-mail, orally or in any media, shall create any warranty from Canopy not expressly stated in this agreement. Except as otherwise stated, Canopy makes no warranty or representation regarding the confidentiality of any communication or information transmitted on Canopy’s web, database, reports, e-mail, or any website linked to Canopy’s databases.

Canopy and its directors, officers, employees, and other representatives shall not be liable under any circumstances for any direct, indirect, consequential, special, exemplary, punitive, or other damages, including lost profits or costs or attorney’s fees, under any legal theory including, but not limited to, breach of contract, breach of warranty, negligence, or strict liability, regardless of whether Canopy was informed of the possibility of such damages. In provinces that do not allow the exclusion or limitation of certain categories of damages, Canopy’s liability is limited to the fullest extent allowed by such provinces’ laws.

Choice of Law. If you attempt to bring any legal action against Canopy based in any way on its products or services, including Canopy’s web, database, reports, e-mail, you agree that, in the event you do not prevail or Canopy does prevail, you will reimburse Canopy for any costs and attorneys fees associated with Canopy’s defense of the action. Use of or access to Canopy’s web, database, reports, e-mail, and any claim or dispute relating to Canopy’s web, database, reports, e-mail, shall be governed by the laws of British Columbia, without regard to its conflicts of law principles. Any claims, disputes, or litigation arising in connection with the use of or access to Canopy’s web, database, reports and e-mail, will be brought solely in British Columbia, and you consent to the jurisdiction of such courts.


For questions about obtaining permission to reproduce Canopy materials for educational purposes, please contact : info@canopyplanet.org

For questions about how you might further support Canopy’s work or otherwise partner with us, please contact us at: fawzia at canopyplanet dot org

For all other questions or suggestions, including those regarding our Terms, Conditions, and User Agreement, please contact us at:

Phone: (604) 253-4808
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