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Your access to and use of any material on the Ontario Co-operative Association website constitutes your acceptance of, and is conditional upon your acceptance of and compliance with, the following provisions. These terms and conditions may change from time to time and it is your responsibility to check for such updates.


You agree that you will not, without our prior written permission, use the website or its content for purposes other than your own personal non-commercial use and benefit. You may not frame the website or its content, or any part thereof, on any commercial or non-commercial internet website. You acquire absolutely no rights or licences to the website or its content, other than the limited right to use the website in accordance with this Disclaimer / Terms of Use. You agree that you will not use the website for any purpose that is unlawful. Except as expressly provided in this Disclaimer / Terms of Use, any reproduction, retransmission, distribution, sale, republication, modification, translation of, or creation of derivative works based on the website or its content, in whole or in part, and any decompilation, disassembly, reverse engineering, or other exploitation of the website, without our prior written permission, is strictly prohibited.


While the Ontario Co-operative Association has made reasonable efforts to ensure that the materials contained on this website are accurate, it does not warrant or guarantee: the accuracy, currency or completeness of the materials; that the website will be available without interruption, error or omission; that defects will be corrected; or that the website and the server(s) that make it available are free from viruses or other harmful components. The website and the materials provided on the website are provided "as is" and "as available" without representations, warranties or conditions of any kind, either express or implied. The information published on this website should not be relied upon as accurate, timely, or fit for any particular purpose.

In no event shall the Ontario Co-operative Association, its partners, agents or employees be liable for any loss, cost or damages whatsoever (including, without limitation, damages for harm to business, loss of profits, programs or data, interruption of activities or any other pecuniary or economic loss) whether direct, indirect, incidental, punitive, special, exemplary, consequential or otherwise arising out of any use or misuse of, or any defects, inaccuracies, errors or omissions in this site without regard to the form of action, even if the Ontario Co-operative Association has been advised of the possibility of damages or if such damages are reasonably foreseeable.


The laws of the province of Ontario and the laws of Canada applicable therein shall govern use of this website and the interpretation, validity and effect of this agreement, notwithstanding any conflict of laws, provisions or your domicile, residence or physical location. You hereby consent and submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the province of Ontario in any action or proceeding related to this website and agree not to commence any such action or proceeding except in Guelph, Ontario, Canada.


Copyright © 2024 Ontario Co-operative Association. All rights reserved. The Ontario Co-operative Association website contains information, communication, software (including program code that may execute on the server or that may be embedded in or downloadable from individual pages on this site), images, sounds, music, graphics, photos, videos and other materials and services (collectively, the "Content").

You agree that the Content and the selection, arrangement, architecture and enhancement of the Content and other website features (the "Website Design") are protected by Canadian and international intellectual and industrial property rights, including copyrights, trade-marks and other proprietary rights. These rights are valid and protected in all media existing now or later developed, and all use of the Content or Website Design shall be in accordance with such rights and the terms of this agreement.

Users of this website are granted a limited licence to display or print its content for their own personal non-commercial use, provided the Content is not modified. Any other use of the Content or the Website Design is prohibited. The Content and Website Design may not be otherwise reproduced, republished or re-disseminated in any matter or form without the prior written consent of the Ontario Co-operative Association.


This website may contain links to third party websites. Monitoring the information disseminated and accessible through these links is beyond our resources, and the Ontario Co-operative Association does not attempt to do so. Links are provided for convenience only, and the Ontario Co-operative Association does not endorse any information contained in linked websites, nor guarantee its accuracy, timeliness, or fitness for any purpose.

You may link to the front page of this website at Any other link to this website, and any linking to the pages within the site or framing of content on this site, is prohibited without the prior written consent of the Ontario Co-operative Association. Any reference on this website to any product or service by trade name, trade-mark, hypertext link or otherwise is provided to you for your convenience only and does not constitute or imply its endorsement or recommendation by the Ontario Co-operative Association. To the extent this website contains links to other websites, the Ontario Co-operative Association does not control the availability or content of such websites. Your use of any linked websites is at your own risk.


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