Terms and conditions

1. Introduction

Welcome to Energy Modelling Hub (“the Website”). These terms and conditions (“Terms”) govern your use of the Website. By accessing and using the Website, you agree to be bound by these Terms. If you do not agree with any part of these Terms, please refrain from using the Website.

2. Protection of Personal Information

Energy Modelling Hub gathers personal information when you complete an online form or request information. Via “HTTP cookies,” we may also collect information about users’ IP address, location, web browser, etc. We are committed to protecting your personal information as per the guidelines of the Loi sur l’accès aux documents des organismes publics et sur la protection des renseignements personnels (Act Respecting Access to Documents Held by Public Bodies and the Protection of Personal Information). All necessary measures are taken to safeguard your personal information at every stage. For more details, please refer to Energy Modelling Hub’s Privacy Policy.

3. Cookies

Energy Modelling Hub uses different types of cookies for various purposes:

– Functional: These cookies help with site navigation and permit access to secure parts of the Website. The Website cannot function properly without these types of cookies.
– Preferences: These cookies enable the Website to retain information that modifies the way it appears or is displayed, such as language preferences or location.
– Statistical: These cookies help Energy Modelling Hub understand how visitors use the Website through anonymous data collection.
– Marketing: While Energy Modelling Hub does not expressly use advertising, certain modules integrated into the Website may use cookies for marketing purposes, such as YouTube videos or Twitter feeds.

Please note that if you deactivate the use of cookies on your browser, some critical Website functions may no longer be available or fully functional. You can change your browsing parameters at any time by following the specific instructions for your browser (Chrome, Internet Explorer, Firefox, or Safari).

4. Intellectual Property

Energy Modelling Hub’s Website content, including all information and documents accessible on the site (and all sub-domains), as well as the Energy Modelling Hub logo, are protected by copyright and other applicable intellectual property laws. Users are not permitted to reproduce, sell, modify, or publicly broadcast any text, video, image, or content expressed or available on the Website without written authorization from Energy Modelling Hub.

5. Limitations of Liability

Users of this site release Energy Modelling Hub, its administrators, directors, employees, or any other individuals related to the creation of this site, from any and all liabilities, damages, or losses arising from the content, use, or inability to use the site, including any outages, errors, interruptions, defects, computer viruses, line failures, or system failures. This includes but is not limited to direct or indirect monetary damages, losses, whether exemplary or punitive.

6. General Information

Other Sites: Energy Modelling Hub’s Website may contain links to external sites. By accessing other sites, users may leave Energy Modelling Hub’s site, and we are not responsible for the content or practices of those third-party sites.

Updates: Energy Modelling Hub reserves the right to change these terms of use via an update of this web page.

Jurisdiction: The content and use of this Website are bound and interpreted by applicable Quebec and Canadian laws. Any disputes arising from this agreement will be brought forth to a court of law in the legal district of Montreal.

Contact: For any comments or information related to these terms of use, please contact [email protected].