Terms of Use

The Fauna Foundation (Fauna) welcomes you to this website. By viewing the pages of this website, you acknowledge that you have read and agreed to the following:

1. Fauna makes every reasonable attempt to ensure that our web pages are educationally sound and accurate. Even so, errors and omissions may occur. For that reason Fauna shall not be liable for any loss or damage (however characterized) which may result, directly or indirectly, from any advice, opinion, information, representation or omission, whether negligent or otherwise, contained in this site.

2. Fauna assumes no responsibility and shall not be liable for any loss or damages that may result from any virus which may infect your computer or system on account of your access to and use of this site, or your downloading of any materials, data, text, images, video, or audio from this site.

3. This site may contain links to third party sites. These are provided as a convenience only. The linked sites are not under the control of Fauna. Therefore, Fauna is not responsible for the contents of any linked site or any link contained in a linked site. The inclusion of a link to a third party site or linking to www.faunafoundation.org from another site does not necessarily imply endorsement of the site by Fauna of the site.

4. Fauna has no control over links to news feeds and is not responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources.

5. If you would like to create a graphic link to www.faunafoundation.org from your website, you may do so only if your mission is consistent with that of Fauna and does not advocate illegal or violent activities.

6. All of the materials in this site including the format and site descriptions are protected by Canadian copyright laws. Fauna encourages the reproduction and distribution of original materials hosted at www.faunafoundation.org, provided that all of the following guidelines are met:

  1. With proper citation to Fauna (see section (7) below for proper format), you may reproduce materials on this website solely for your own personal or educational use. Any other use (such as using materials for personal or corporate gain) requires permission from Fauna (contact information appears below).
  2. Only with written permission from Fauna, may you reproduce only photos copyrighted to Fauna solely for your own personal or educational use, provided that you include a photo credit in each instance, that their use is consistent with that of Fauna, and that they are not used in the context of any strategies that are illegal or advocate violence. (Contact information for permission appears below.) Any other use (such as using materials for personal or corporate gain) is prohibited.
  3. Use of the Fauna logo is strictly prohibited without written permission from Fauna.
  4. You agree not to change, add to, or delete any materials downloaded from this website, including but not limited to adhering other copy, logos, photos, videos, or graphics. You must ensure that the proper copyright notice is affixed to each copy transmitted, printed, copied, or otherwise reproduced.
  5. Fauna expressly forbids the use of any Fauna material, including but not limited to copy, logos, photos, videos, or graphics, appearing on this site for:
    • Commercial purposes or personal or corporate gain.
    • Any suggestion of Fauna’s endorsement of a product or policy or campaign where such endorsement has not explicitly been made by Fauna itself.
    • Any suggestion of Fauna’s endorsement of violence, property destruction, or other illegal activity.
    • Any false representation of yourself as a Fauna office, employee, agent, or official spokesperson.
  6. Fauna does not have authority to give permission to reproduce any materials or photos on www.faunafoundation.org that are copyrighted by other persons or organizations or any materials on a linked site.
  7. For written permission to reproduce an article or photo from this website, contact us by email at fauna.found@sympatico.ca. Please specify and briefly describe the URL and article or feature you would like permission to reproduce.
  8. News images of reproduction quality provided by Fauna are available for use by members of the media only in the Image Library.

7. For citing www.faunafoundation.org in publications, please list your citation in this way: “Fauna Foundation, [URL of the page you are citing], [date on which you found the item].” If the material is copyrighted to or credits an author other than Fauna, you would need to contact the source directly.

8. Fauna may modify these Terms of Use at any time, and such modifications shall be effective immediately upon posting. You agree to review these Terms of Use periodically to be aware of such modifications and your continued access or use of this website shall be deemed your conclusive acceptance of the modified Terms of Use.

9. Contact us if you have any questions or would like more information at: email at fauna.found@sympatico.ca or call 450-658-1844.