Terms & Conditions

Information provided for convenience 

The College aims to provide you with up-to-date, accurate and reliable information in order to help users make meaningful connections through this platform However, because the platform encourages open dialogue and the sharing of opportunities and information, the College does not make any warranty or assume any legal liability for the accuracy or completeness of the information, software and graphics on this platform.  

 

College not a Party to Transactions or Agreements between Users 

All transactions and related activities conducted as a result of connections made via this platform are purely between users, including freelancers and the other persons and organizations. The College is not a party to any agreements or arrangements entered into by users of the platform.  

 

By using the platform, you acknowledge and accept that the College makes no assurances or representations with respect to any opportunities shared through the platform. You confirm that you accept that it is your inherent responsibility to do your own research and due conduct your own due diligence with respect to any opportunities you may be interested in pursuing. 

 

 

Terms of use 

Users of the platform acquire absolutely no right or licenses to the platform. The College may terminate your ability to use the platform at anytime Further, users may not use the conestogagigs.ca website for any purposes except as expressly provided herein. 

 

These Terms of Use apply to all visitors to and users of the conestogagigs.ca website.  By accessing or using the conestogagigs.ca website, you signify that you have read, understand and agree to be bound by these Terms of Use. You also agree to be bound by these Terms of Use if you post conestogagigs.ca links on your site. 


The College reserves the right in its sole discretion to revise and update these terms and conditions from time to time. Any and all such modifications are effective immediately upon posting and apply to all access and continued use of the platform. You agree to periodically review the terms of use in order to be aware of any modifications. 

The information and material on this platform, and the platform itself, may change, be suspended, or be permanently terminated at any time at the College’s sole discretion. The College will not be liable if, for any reason, all or part of the platform is restricted to users or unavailable at any time or for any period.  

 

User content posted on the site 

Users are solely responsible for the photos, profiles (including your name, image and likeness), forum messages and comments, notes, text, information, music, video, listings and other content that is submitted for uploadingposting, sharing, publishing or otherwise displaying on the conestogagigs.ca websiteor transmitting to or shared with other users. Users may not provide content to post, transmit, share, or otherwise use on the conestogagigs.ca website that they did not create or that they do not have permission to post. By submitting content to be posted on the site, the User confirms that they are authorized to use such content. 

Users of the platform are expected to respect the IP rights of other users. Failure to do so could result in being barred from the platform, and could have legal implications for users. The College shall not be liable for any breach or damages caused by a user, with respect to IP issues or any other matter. 

 

The College reserves the right to review the conestogagigs.ca website and may edit, delete or remove (without notice) any content or user content in its sole discretion, at any time and for any reason, including content that in the College’s sole judgement violates these Terms of Use or our Privacy Policy, or which might be offensive, illegal, or that might violate the rights of others. 

 

 

Use of Content by College 

By providing content to be posted on the conestogagigs.ca website, the user grants represents, and warrants that they have the right to grant, to the College an irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive, transferable, fully paid, worldwide license (with the right to sublicense) to use, copy, publicly perform, publicly display, reformat, translate, excerpt (in whole or part) and distribute such user content for promotional purposes. You waive any and all claims you may now or later have in any jurisdiction to “moral rights” or equivalent rights of authorship with respect to the content. You may ask for your content to be removed your user content from the conestogagigs.ca website at any time. If you choose to remove your user content, the license granted above will automatically expire; however you acknowledge that we may retain archived copies of your user content. 

 

 

Cookies 

Each time you visit the conestogagigs.ca website, some digital markers (also known as cookies) are automatically stored. Cookies contain information about your visit and are stored on your device.  Cookies do not store your personal information. 

 

There are two types of cookies we use – sessional cookies and persistent cookies.  Sessional cookies are only retained while you are on our website and allow you to use the site quickly and efficiently.  Persistent cookies, on the other hand, are stored on your device.  They do not store personal information and are activated when you return to the website at a later date.   

We use cookies to optimize your user experience.  Cookies remember your preferences.  We also use data from cookies to measure our impact. You may reject cookies by adjusting your browser settings.  This may disable some of the features of our website.   

 

 

Analytics 

The College uses Google Analytics in conjunction with integration data with Facebook and Instagram to measure website traffic and report on the user experience. Persistent cookies are used to capture data that includes, but is not limited to, the type of device, browser, and operating system used, date and time of visit, and what was visited and any downloads.  This data may be used for research, evaluations, marketing, and assessing and enhancing user experience. 

 

 

Use of Personal Information 

We use statistical software to analyze activity on our websites to help us assess, manage, and improve our services. We do not analyze the website usage of individual people, companies, or domains. 

 

 

Release of Personal Information 

We will not disclose your information to other organizations without your knowledge and written consent, except in limited cases where we have the legal authority or obligation to do so. We act in accordance with the requirements of Ontario’s Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. 

 

For more information contact the College’s: 

Access and Privacy Coordinator 

Conestoga College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning 
299 Doon Valley Drive, Kitchener, Ontario, N2G 4M4 
or privacy@conestogac.on.ca 

 

 

Trademarks and Copyright 

Conestoga College, Conestoga Entrepreneurship Collective, Conestoga Gig Marketplace, Gig Marketplace, Conestoga Gig Lab, Gig Lab, conestogagigs.ca and all other names, logos, seals or other symbols that are representative of the College and the platform are copyrighted materials and/or trademarks of Conestoga College. Use, reproduction, copying or redistribution of copyrighted materials and/or trademarks without the written permission of Conestoga College is prohibited. 

 

Governing law 

The Terms are governed by the laws of the Province of Ontario and the federal laws of Canada applicable therein, and these laws apply to the use of the Site, notwithstanding your domicile, residency or physical location. You hereby attorn to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the Province of Ontario and all courts competent to hear appeals therefrom. The Site is intended for use only in jurisdictions where it may lawfully be offered for use.