Terms and Conditions

All Members of The Canadian Nursing Index Banner Network are required to agree to the following Terms and Conditions. Anyone determined by The Canadian Nursing Index to have violated these terms and conditions is subject be being banned from the Canadian Nursing Index Banner Network without any obligation to redeem any earned credits. Any exceptions to these terms and conditions must be approved by the Canadian Nursing Index Banner Network, and must appear on the Canadian Nursing Index exceptions list at http://nursingindex.com/bn/termsexcept.html. The Canadian Nursing index reserves the right to revoke any exceptions granted to these terms and conditions at any time. The Canadian Nursing Index reserves the right to change or modify these terms and conditions or any exceptions granted to these terms and conditions and members of the Canadian Nursing Index must comply with any changes within 30 days of being notified of the changes via email.

The HTML Code

Members agree to include the full, unmodified HTML code provided by The Canadian Nursing Index Banner Network for displaying banner ads on their web site, in as many or few pages as they wish. A member may not insert more than one copy of the Canadian Nursing Index Banner Network HTML code on any single page. The Canadian Nursing Index reserves the right to verify the placement and the correctness of its HTML code through any means. The member from time to time may be required to update the Canadian Nursing Index Banner Network HTML code on their web site as instructed by The Canadian Nursing Index, and must do so within 30 days of any such requests.

Placement of the HTML Code

All Banner Network HTML code must be placed on a page such that the majority of people visiting that page will see and notice the banner ad that is being displayed. The Canadian Nursing Index reserves the right to deactivate accounts for web sites that display an inordinate number of banners for or links to competing banner exchange services, sites that contain little or no original content, sites where The Canadian Nursing Index Banner Network HTML code appears in an inordinate number of dynamically-generated pages and sites where less than 50% of the content is English and/or French.

Abuse of the Banner Network

A member may not artificially inflate traffic counts to his/her site using a device, program or any other means. A member may not include the Canadian Nursing Index Banner Network HTML code on any pages that automatically reload or go to another page without interaction from the user (ie client pull or server push) or on a page which is generally inaccessible, or invisible to the user including but not limited to pop-up windows and hidden frames. A member may not include the Canadian Nursing Index Banner Network HTML code on pages that are unrelated to the site being advertised as part of their membership in the Banner Network.

Advertising on the Canadian Nursing Index Banner Network

Members acknowledge that The Canadian Nursing Index Banner network is a free service supported by sponsors. At any given time, The Canadian Nursing Index code on a member's web site may display an advertisement from a sponsor, from another member, or from The Canadian Nursing Index.

Prohibited Sites and Content

The following sites are not allowed to participate in the Canadian Nursing Index Banner Network: Sites containing pornographic material, or links to pornographic material; sites providing instructions or discussions about performing illegal activities, or links to such sites; sites engaged in libellous or harassing activities; sites promoting the discrimination of individuals on the basis of race, gender, or sexual orientation or any other sites that are deemed inappropriate by the Canadian Nursing Index. The Canadian Nursing Index reserves the right to inspect the content of its members site at any time and may revoke the membership of any member site which is found to be displaying any unacceptable content as outlined above. The Canadian Nursing Index reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to determine whether sites may participate in the Canadian Nursing Index Banner Exchange, and may cancel any membership without any obligation to redeem any earned credits.

Ownership and Trademarks

The Canadian Nursing Index retains ownership and all rights to the Canadian Nursing Index and Canadian Nursing Index Banner Network, name, logo, software, html code, databases, reports, web site and information. The Canadian Nursing Index reserves the right to restrict the use of its name, logo, system, software, lists, databases, reports and any other information created or obtained by the Canadian Nursing Index. Member sites are granted permission to use information obtained by The Canadian Nursing Index Banner Network on the site or in the promotion of the site.

Members acknowledge and agree that their web site information (name, url, traffic counts etc) may be utilized by the Canadian Nursing Index. Possible uses include, but are not limited to, lists of the busiest sites, lists of member sites etc. Members agree to allow the Canadian Nursing Index to use screen shots of any web page that contains the Canadian Nursing Index Banner Network HTML code for purposes of promoting the Banner Network.

Email

Members of the Canadian Nursing Index Banner Network are responsible for providing the Canadian Nursing Index with a current email address.

The Canadian Nursing Index will not sell, or distribute lists of members email addresses for the purposes of unsolicited electronic mail ("SPAM"), or any other purpose not directly related to the operation of the Canadian Nursing Index Banner Network. Members may receive occasional emails from The Canadian Nursing Index updating them on the status of their membership and new services offered by the Canadian Nursing Index.

All members agree to utilize the services of the Canadian Nursing Index at their own risk. The Canadian Nursing Index and Cecktor media, their owners, partners, sponsors, and other Members of the Canadian Nursing Index Banner Network cannot be held liable for any damage, loss of information or loss of business that may occur from the use of the services of the Canadian Nursing Index. Although the Canadian Nursing Index will make a reasonable effort to provide the highest possible standards of quality for out services, the Canadian Nursing Index and Cecktor Media makes no guarantees of any kind regarding the dependability, accuracy or timeliness of the services of the Canadian Nursing Index. Members agree to defend, indemnify and hold the Canadian Nursing Index and Cecktor Media harmless from and against any and all claims, losses, liability costs and expenses (including but not limited to attorneys' fees) arising from member violation of this agreement or any third-party's rights, including but not limited to infringement of any copyright, violation of any proprietary right and invasion of any privacy rights. This obligation will survive any termination of this Agreement.