WIRE Services Website Policy
Manitoba Hydro International Ltd.
Accountability: MHI is accountable for our clients’ personal information and ensures appropriate policies and procedures in place to protect that information.
Identifying purposes: MHI will identify the purposes for collecting information.
Consent: MHI will not collect, use or disclose personal information without the consent of the client. MHI will obtain your consent before, or when, it collects, uses or discloses your personal information, except where collection, use or disclosure is authorized or required by law. Consent may be provided orally, in writing, electronically or implied. Consent may be obtained directly from you or from a third party that has obtained your consent to disclose your personal information to MHI.
Consent, Limiting Use, Disclosure and Retention: Subject to legal and contractual restrictions and reasonable notice, you may refuse or withdraw your consent to the collection, use or disclosure of your personal information at any time. However, refusal to provide such consent, or withdrawal of such consent, may prevent MHI from providing you with certain products or services for which information is necessary.
Limiting Collection: MHI limits collection of personal information to that which is reasonable and necessary for the purpose or as otherwise consented to by you, and as authorized or required by applicable law.
Limiting Use, Disclosure and Retention: MHI will not use or disclose information for purposes other than for those which it was collected without consent of the individual or organization. MHI will retain personal information only for so long as is necessary to fulfill the purpose for which it was collected and to meet our legal and contractual obligations. MHI will not trade, rent or sell your personal information. In the course of a business transaction, MHI may disclose (with appropriate safeguards) your personal information to third parties as necessary for the purposes of such transaction.
Accuracy: MHI maintains procedures to ensure personal information we collect, use and disclose is kept as accurate, complete and up-to-date as necessary for the purpose for which it is to be used. In cases where information must be kept up-to-date, it is your obligation to notify MHI of any changes in such information. You may check the accuracy and completeness of personal information at any time by contacting MHI and have it amended.
Safeguards: MHI has a number of safeguards, appropriate to the sensitivity of the specific information, to protect personal information against loss or theft, as well as unauthorized access, disclosure, copying, use, or modification. Such safeguards will include physical measures, organizational measures and technological measures, such as locked filing cabinets, restricted access to offices, security clearances, limiting access on a "need to know" basis, use of passwords and encryption. Procedures for implementing these measures are communicated to all employees and relevant third parties to ensure compliance. If you have been provided a user name and passwords, you are obligated to keep this information confidential.
Access to your Information: Upon request and with satisfactory proof of your identity, you may obtain information regarding the type, use and disclosure of your personal information that MHI has in its custody or control. You may request that your, personal information be amended for purposes of accuracy and completeness.
Openness: MHI will make available our management of privacy policies and practices on request.
Challenging Compliance: An individual may address a challenge concerning compliance with the above principles to the designated individual or individuals accountable for MHI’s compliance.
Risk of Interception: You should be aware that if you transmit your personal information through the Internet there is a risk that it may be intercepted. MHI is not responsible for the interception, collection, use or alteration of information transmitted over the Internet, such as by email.
Automatic Data Collection: The MHI website uses software that automatically collects the internet protocol (IP) address of the computer through which the user is connected to the Internet. The MHI website also automatically collects information about the user's Internet browser software, operating system, the date and time of the user's visit, the URL of the last page visited by the user before entering MHI’s family of websites, and the pages accessed while on our site. This information is not used to gain personal information on individual users but is aggregated with that of other visitors to help us understand how the site is being used and how to make it better.
Unsubscribe: If you receive information from MHI, you may opt out at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link on our correspondence or by notifying us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Passwords: You are responsible you user ID and password. No one from MHI will call or e-mail you asking for your password.
Links to Third-Party Sites: MHI's website contains links to third-party websites. MHI is not responsible for (a) any information you provide to other websites outside of MHI’s domain that you access through a link on our website or (b) the privacy practices or the content of such websites outside of MHI’s domain.
Contact Us: To review, correct, update or remove information you previously provided you may contact our office:
Manitoba Hydro International Ltd.
211 Commerce Drive
Attention: Privacy Officer
Errors, Inaccuracies and Omissions: MHI strives to ensure the content on this site is complete and accurate. MHI does not guarantee that the information on this site will be free of errors, inaccuracies and omissions. MHI reserves the right to correct any error, inaccuracy, and omission or to change information without notice.
Linking and framing MHI’s website is prohibited: You may not establish a link between this web site and any other web site. You may not to frame any page or portion of this web site.
Ownership: All materials displayed or otherwise accessible through the website, including, without limitation, news articles, text, photographs, images, illustrations, audio clips, video clips, computer software and code (collectively, the Content) are protected under Canadian and foreign copyright or other laws, and are owned by MHI, its licensors or the party accredited as the provider of the Content. In addition, the website is protected under copyright law as a collective work or compilation pursuant to Canadian and foreign laws. You shall abide by all additional copyright notices, information and restrictions on or contained in any of the Content accessed through the website. Any use, reproduction, alteration, modification, display, uploading or posting onto the Internet, transmission, redistribution or other exploitation of the website or of any content, whether in whole or in part, other than expressly set out herein, is prohibited without the express written permission of MHI.
MHI Software Licenses: All software located on or at the website, including, without limitation, all computer code of all types, including all files contained in or generated by such software (MHI Software) is protected by copyright and may be protected by other rights. MHI Software is owned by MHI, its licensors or the party accredited with ownership of such Software. You are hereby granted the right to access and use MHI Software on the website, subject to the terms the software licence agreement related to the use of such Software.
Nothing contained in the website shall be construed as granting you any right, title, interest or other license in or to any MHI Software made available for download from the website, including, but not limited to, any intellectual property rights in MHI Software.
All MHI Software is provided “As Is”, without warranties of any kind, either expressed or implied, including, without limitation, any warranty (i) that the MHI Software is of merchantable quality or is fit for any particular purpose; (ii) that the MHI Software will conform with any specifications relating to the MHI Software; (iii) that the MHI Software will be free from material defects; (iv); or that the MHI Software is virus free.
Limitation of Liability: Subject to applicable law, in no event shall MHI, or its directors, employees, consultants, agents, or licensors (“MHI Released Parties”) be liable for damages of any kind including, without limitation, any direct, special, indirect, punitive, incidental or consequential damages including, without limitation, any loss or damages in the nature of or relating to lost business, lost savings, lost data or lost profits arising from your use of, reliance upon, or inability to use the website or the Content, regardless of the cause and whether arising in contract (including fundamental breach), tort (including negligence), or otherwise. The foregoing limitation shall apply even if MHI knew of or ought to have known of the possibility of such damages. If you decide to access or use any linked website or content, materials, software, goods or services from a website linked to the website, you do so entirely at your own risk.
Disclaimer of Warranties: The website and the Content is provided "as is" and “as available”, without warranty or condition of any kind, either express or implied. MHI expressly disclaims all warranties and conditions, including any implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title, quiet enjoyment or non-infringement in respect to the website and the Content, to the fullest extent permissible under applicable law. While MHI endeavours to provide Content that is correct, accurate and timely, no representations or warranties are made regarding the website or the Content including, without limitation, no representation or warranty that (i) the website or Content will be accurate, reliable, complete, current, timely or suitable for any particular purpose, (ii) that the operation of the website will be uninterrupted or error-free, (iii) that defects or errors in the website or the Content will be corrected, (iv) that the website will be free from viruses, malware, worms or other harmful components, and (v) that communications to or from the website will be secure or not intercepted. You acknowledge and agree that you are using the website and the Content, if applicable, at your own risk and liability.
Release and Indemnity: You hereby agree to release each of the MHI Released Parties from, and in no event shall any or all of the MHI Released Parties be liable to you or any other person or entity, for any and all liabilities and damages (including any direct, indirect, special, exemplary or consequential damages, including lost profits) whatsoever or arising from your use of the website (including any breach by you thereof), the Content or otherwise relating to this Agreement and you agree that your sole remedy for any claim, loss, damage, costs or expenses is to cease using the website. You will indemnify and hold each of the MHI Released Parties from and against any claims, losses, judgments, damages, costs and expenses (including without limitation, reasonable legal fees) incurred by any of them due to or resulting from your use of the website, the Content or otherwise relating to this Agreement (including any breach by you thereof). You will also indemnify and hold the MHI Released Parties harmless from and against any claims brought by third parties arising out of your use of Content from this website.
Security: MHI cannot guarantee security of any communication to or from the website and does not assume any responsibility or risk for your use of the Internet.
Passwords: Any passwords and user IDs used for this website are for individual business use only. You will be responsible for the security of your password and user ID. MHI will be entitled to monitor your password and user ID and, at its discretion, require you to change it. If you use a password that MHI considers insecure, MHI will be entitled to require the password to be changed or terminate your account. You may not to disclose your password or user ID to any other person. MHI is not be responsible for the unauthorized use of your password or user ID by any other person and are under no obligation to confirm the actual identity of any password or user ID. You will notify MHI of any unauthorized use of your password or user ID. MHI is not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with these provisions.
Trademarks: The names, words, titles, phrases, logos, designs, graphics, icons and trademarks displayed on the website may constitute registered or unregistered trademarks of MHI or third parties. While certain trademarks of third parties may be used by MHI under licence, the display of third party trademarks on the website should not be taken to imply any relationship or licence between MHI and the owner of said trade mark or to imply that MHI endorses the wares, services or business of the owner of the said trade mark.
Governing Law and Jurisdiction: The website is operated by MHI from its offices within the Province of Manitoba, Canada. By accessing or using the website, you agree that all matters relating to your access to, or use of, the website and its Content shall be governed by the laws of the Province of Manitoba and the federal laws of Canada, without regard to conflict of laws principles. You agree and hereby submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the Province of Manitoba with respect to all matters relating to your access to and use of the website. You agree that the provisions of the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods shall not apply.
Termination: MHI may at any time, without notice, in its sole discretion and without cause, terminate your right to access or use the website. MHI may also terminate your right to access and use the website if you breach any term or condition of this Agreement.
Entire Agreement: This is the entire agreement between you and MHI relating to your access and use of the website and the Content herein.
Manitoba Hydro International Ltd.
211 Commerce Drive
Attention: Privacy Officer