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Canada Post Corporation, its affiliates and related companies (collectively 'Canada Post') has made reasonable efforts to ensure the information provided at this Site is accurate at the time of inclusion, however it accepts no liability for any inaccuracies or omissions in this Site. Canada Post may make changes in the products, services and/or the programs described in this information at any time without prior notice.

The materials in this Site are provided 'AS IS', 'AS AVAILABLE', and without warranties of any kind, either express or implied.

TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW, CANADA POST DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. CANADA POST DOES NOT WARRANT OR REPRESENT THAT THE INFORMATION OR MATERIALS (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE DOCUMENTS AND RELATED GRAPHICS) AVAILABLE AT OR FROM THIS SITE ARE ACCURATE OR SUITABLE OR RELIABLE OR THAT THE SITE WILL BE FREE OF ERRORS, VIRUSES, BUGS, PROBLEMS OR OTHER LIMITATIONS.

IT IS A CONDITION OF ALLOWING YOU ACCESS TO THIS SITE THAT UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO NEGLIGENCE, WILL CANADA POST BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE, DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY LOST PROFITS, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, LOSS OF PROGRAMS OR OTHER DATA) ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, DOCUMENTS, PROVISION OF OR FAILURE TO PROVIDE SERVICES, OR INFORMATION AVAILABLE FROM THIS SITE, EVEN IF CANADA POST WAS EXPRESSLY ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

You agree not to disturb the normal operation of this Site, not to infringe the integrity of this Site by hacking, altering the information contained in this Site, not to prevent or limit access to this Site to other users, or otherwise. If these conditions are not accepted in full, the use of this Site must be terminated immediately.

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Terms and Conditions – Find a Postal Code

By logging in to Find a Postal Code you agree to the terms and conditions relating to your use of that service as are set out below. These terms and conditions apply to the provision to you of the Find a Postal Code service by Canada Post.

By accessing this website you consent to the Canada Post website general terms and conditions and you agree to the capture and use of your data in accordance with the terms laid out in the website's Privacy Policy and the terms and conditions relevant to the different services hosted on the website. Find a Postal Code is accessed through and is part of this website and these website access terms and conditions of use and Privacy Policy apply to your use of Find a Postal Code.

Ownership of data and materials

Canada Post is the creator and owner of or is otherwise authorized to use and exploit the databases that you will be accessing when using Find a Postal Code. All copyright, database rights, trademarks and other intellectual property rights in the data and materials in the Find a Postal Code service are owned by or licensed to Canada Post. Your permitted use of Find a Postal Code does not operate as an assignment by Canada Post of any of these intellectual property rights.

Permitted use of Find a Postal Code

You must not at any time copy, reproduce, publish, sell, let, lend, extract, reutilize or otherwise part with possession or control of or relay or disseminate any part of this information or use it for any purpose other than your own personal or limited internal business use. Canada Post may limit access to the databases you will be accessing when using Find a Postal Code without notice.

Any use by you of Find a Postal Code otherwise not in accordance with these terms and conditions shall be taken seriously by Canada Post and we shall take such action as is necessary to protect the Find a Postal Code service from any such activities to protect our intellectual property rights. Canada Post shall take such action as is necessary to protect its intellectual property rights and you acknowledge that damages alone may not be an adequate, just, fair or appropriate remedy for any infringement of such rights by you.

Exclusions and limitations

The data provided to you under Find a Postal Code is on an "as is" basis.

To the fullest extent permitted by law Canada Post:

(a) excludes all representations and warranties relating to its provision of the Find a Postal Code service, including in relation to any inaccuracies or omissions in the data; and

(b) excludes all liability for loss or damage arising out of or in connection with your use of Find a Postal Code and your use of any data provided to you under Find a Postal Code. This includes, without limitation, direct loss, loss of business or profits (whether or not the loss of such profits was direct or indirect, foreseeable, arose in the normal course of things or you have advised Canada Post of the possibility of such potential loss) and indirect, consequential and incidental damages.

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Notice specific to software available on this site

Any software that is made available at this Site for downloading (the 'Software') is copyright work of Canada Post and/or its licensors. Use of the Software is governed by the terms of the license agreement, if any, which accompanies or is included with the Software ('License Agreement').

The Software is made available for downloading solely for use by end users according to the License Agreement. Any reproduction or redistribution of the Software not in accordance with the License Agreement is expressly prohibited by law, and may result in severe civil and criminal penalties. Violators will be prosecuted to the maximum extent possible.

THE SOFTWARE IS WARRANTED, IF AT ALL, ONLY ACCORDING TO THE TERMS OF THE LICENSE AGREEMENT. EXCEPT AS MAY BE WARRANTED IN THE LICENSE AGREEMENT, CANADA POST HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS WITH REGARD TO THE SOFTWARE, INCLUDING ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.

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Notice specific to documents available on this site

Permission to use documents (such as press releases, datasheets and Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)) from this Site is granted, provided that (a) the copyright notice set out below appears in all copies and that both the copyright notice and this permission notice appear, (b) use of such documents from this Site is for informational and non-commercial or personal use only and such documents are not to be copied or posted on any network computer or broadcast in any media, and (c) no modifications of any documents are made. Use for any other purpose is expressly prohibited by law, and may result in severe civil and criminal penalties. Violators will be prosecuted to the maximum extent possible. Documents specified above do not include the design or layout of the Site or any other Canada Post owned, operated, licensed or controlled Site. Elements of Canada Post websites are protected by copyright and other laws and may not be copied or imitated in whole or in part. No logo, graphic, sound or image from any Canada Post website may be copied or retransmitted without the express written permission of Canada Post.

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Third party advertisements

Canada Post does not endorse any third party product or service advertised or referred to on this Site. Canada Post accepts no responsibility whatsoever in respect of any offers or advertisements of third party on this Site, including but not limited to any product or service claims, warranties, representations, offers or contests of any kind.

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Links to third party sites

The links to other websites will let you leave Canada Post's site. The linked sites are not under the control of Canada Post and Canada Post is not responsible for the contents of any linked site or any link contained in a linked site, or any changes or updates to such sites. Canada Post is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement or any representation by Canada Post of the site. It is up to you to take precautions to ensure that whatever you select for your use is free of such items as viruses, bugs, problems or other limitations.

IN NO EVENT SHALL CANADA POST BE LIABLE TO ANY PARTY FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES FOR ANY USE OF THIS SITE OR ANY OTHER LINKED WEBSITE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY LOST PROFITS, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, LOSS OF PROGRAMS OR OTHER DATA, EVEN IF CANADA POST WAS EXPRESSLY ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

The Canada Post Web site respects the Official Languages Act and is committed to ensuring all information on this site is available in both French and English. However, users should be aware that some information from external sources is available as a courtesy and will only be available in the language in which it was provided. Some hyperlinks direct users to sites of organizations or other entities that are not subject to the Official Languages Act.

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Providing suggestions and other information to Canada Post

Except for the information you include as part of the various forms for mailing and ordering purposes, by communicating with Canada Post, you grant Canada Post permission to use, reproduce, display, perform, modify, transmit and distribute for any purpose Canada Post chooses, commercial, public or otherwise, any information, suggestions, ideas, drawings or concepts communicated, without compensation whatsoever.

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Governing law

This Site and all disputes or other matters arising out of it shall be governed by the laws of the Province of Ontario, Canada and dealt with by a court of competent jurisdiction in Ottawa, Canada or such other location as the parties may agree. Since you should have no reason to have a grievance with us, as a disincentive to unwarranted litigation, you agree that if you sue us and don't win, you will pay all our costs, including reasonable fees for in-house and outside counsel.

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Security

Most of the activity at the Site involves the viewing of materials, which are made accessible to everyone so there is no need for it to be secure. Other areas of the Site require the use of passwords, User IDs and may have other security features. You are responsible to keep your User IDs and passwords confidential. You should promptly notify Canada Post if you become aware of unauthorized use of your User IDs or passwords or use of services or materials available from this Site. The use of your User IDs or passwords by you, or by any person with or without your knowledge or consent, in connection with a Canada Post transaction, binds you legally and makes you responsible to the same extent and effect as if you had given signed, written instructions to us, unless you have previously notified us that the confidentiality of your User IDs or passwords has been compromised.

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Copyright notice

The materials on this Site are protected by copyright and other laws. © Copyright Canada Post Corporation and/or its licensors, 2001-2003. All rights reserved.

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Trademarks

Certain trademarks, trade-names, images, logos and pictures at this Site are proprietary to Canada Post Corporation or other entities. Except as may be expressly provided, nothing contained herein shall be construed as conferring any license or right under copyright or other intellectual property rights.

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Rights reserved

Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.

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