Toronto Metropolitan University (TMU) owns, operates and maintains the CRILP Blog Site, crilp.blog.torontomu.ca, including all content thereon (the “Site”). By accessing, browsing or using the Site, you accept and agree to these terms and conditions (the “Terms”). TMU may amend the Terms at any time without notice. It is your responsibility to review the current posted version of the Terms each time you use the Site as you will be bound by such amendments. Please exit the Site immediately if you do not accept or agree to the Terms.

Copyright and Trademark Notices

© Toronto Metropolitan University. All rights reserved. No part of the Site may be reproduced, modified, distributed, sold, published, broadcast, or retransmitted in any form without the prior written consent of Toronto Metropolitan University.

The Toronto Metropolitan University brandmark is registered by Toronto Metropolitan University. Other names, words, titles, phrases, logos, designs, graphics, icons and brandmarks displayed on the Site may constitute registered or unregistered Official marks of Toronto Metropolitan University.


Materials on the Site were produced and/or compiled by Toronto Metropolitan University for the purpose of providing visitors with direct access to information.

You shall not, without our prior written permission, use the Site for purposes other than your own personal, non-commercial use. Further, you may not frame the Site or any part thereof on any website without our prior written permission. You acquire absolutely no rights or licence to the Site other than the limited right to use the Site in accordance with the Terms. You shall not use the Site for any purpose except as expressly provided herein.


Your use of the Site is at your sole risk. The Site is provided “as is” and “as available”, and without warranties of any kind, whether express or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability, non-infringement or third party rights and fitness for a particular purpose, and any warranties that access to the Site is uninterrupted or error-free, that the Site is secure or free of viruses or other harmful material, or that information on the Site is complete, accurate or timely.


The Site may contain links to third party websites. These links are provided solely as convenience to you. TMU is not responsible for the content of any third party website and does not endorse the information contained therein or guarantee its quality, accuracy, reliability, completeness, currency, timeliness, non-infringement, merchantability or fitness for any purpose. 


All content, designs, graphics, pictures, illustrations, software, artwork, video, sound, names, words, titles, phrases, logos and marks displayed on the Site are owned by Toronto Metropolitan University, its licensors, or the party accredited as owner, and are protected by copyright, trademark and intellectual property laws and treaty provision laws.

Collection of Information

Toronto Metropolitan University only obtains specific personal information, such as your name, phone number or email address if you voluntarily complete an online form, submit an email to us with this information or register to use a portion of the Site. Should you choose to provide us with personal information, we will only use that information to respond to your request.

All personal information created, held or collected by Toronto Metropolitan University is protected under the Information Protection and Access Policy.  At any point of collection, you will be asked for consent to collect your information or you will be advised of the authority for such collection. Toronto Metropolitan University will also inform you of the purpose for which the personal information is being collected, and how to exercise your right of access to, and correction of, that information.

Your personal information is not usually disclosed to anyone other than Toronto Metropolitan University staff who need the information to carry out their responsibilities. Any further disclosure of the personal information you give us would be in accordance with the Information Protection and Access Policy.

Note: Unless specifically noted otherwise, neither electronic systems nor email are secure information transmission methods. Therefore, we recommended that you do not send sensitive personal information electronically.

Content Submissions

By uploading or submitting any materials to the Site through content generation or submission mechanisms, such as but not limited to forms, blogs, wikis, forums, chats, commenting, video uploads and photo submissions, you automatically grant Toronto Metropolitan University the non-exclusive right to use those uploaded materials royalty-free, in perpetuity. Such licence shall apply with respect to any form, media, or technology now known or later developed. In addition, you warrant that all intellectual property and moral rights in such materials have been waived.

Toronto Metropolitan University may publish your content on our Site, as well as on other Toronto Metropolitan University materials and publications, for the purposes of promoting the university.  Toronto Metropolitan University will moderate your content before it is published, however, Toronto Metropolitan University does not guarantee that your content will be published. Toronto Metropolitan University may edit your content for length, size or clarity. In addition, search engines may index your content. You should think carefully about your intent and the consequence of publication of any of your content.

You agree that all materials, including information, data, text, software, music, sounds, graphics or video which you publicly post or privately transmit are your sole responsibility as the originator of such content. You agree that you will not upload, post, transmit or otherwise make available any content that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary right of any party. If you violate any of these guidelines, Toronto Metropolitan University will not accept your content and may suspend or block your access to the Site.

Toronto Metropolitan University is not responsible for the content or accuracy of any information and is not responsible for any reliance or decisions made by you or any other person based on such information.

Prohibited Content

Any content that is offensive and likely to expose an individual or a group of individuals to hatred or contempt on the basis of race, national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age or mental or physical disability is prohibited. Content also prohibited on the Site includes any illegal activity such as, but not limited to, pornography, vulgarity, obscenity or sexually explicit content, illegal content, hate speech, threats, harassment, personal attacks, insults and defamatory statements, threats or content suggesting or showing the commission of a criminal or illegal act.  

When sharing content on our Site, please:

Keep your content relevant to the topic and avoid repetitive posting.

Be respectful and courteous.

Please post comments in English.

Respect other people’s privacy by not including personal information in your content (such as phone numbers and email addresses) or private dialogue.

If you violate any of these guidelines, Toronto Metropolitan University will not accept your content and may suspend or block your access to the Site.


You shall defend, indemnify, and hold harmless Toronto Metropolitan University, its Board of Governors, officers, employees and agents from and against any claim or demand made by any third party, and all liabilities, damages, losses, costs and expenses (including but not limited to reasonable legal fees) arising out of or relating to your browsing or use of the Site, content that you transmit to the Site, or your breach of any of the Terms. Toronto Metropolitan University shall control the defence of any matter which is subject to indemnification by you and you shall co-operate as fully as reasonably required by Toronto Metropolitan University.

Governing Law

Visitors can access the Site from all Canadian provinces and territories, as well as from other countries. The Terms of the Site 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. 


If any provision of the Terms is deemed invalid or unlawful, then the provision is deemed severed without affecting the validity or enforceability of any remaining provisions.