Copyright and Conditions of Use

Site Copyright, Legal and Privacy Statements

Use of this Web site and the e-mail addresses contained here are subject to our Conditions of Use.

Copyright Statement

The content of this site is protected by copyright

You are given permission to view this site, to download and print these pages subject to the following conditions:

  • You are using these pages for personal, non-commercial purposes.
  • Express written permission must be obtained before any commercial or non-commercial distribution.

Obtaining Permission

For permission to distribute copies of this site in any format, electronic or otherwise, send an e-mail to with “Copyright Permission” in the subject line. Please include the following information:

  • The exact portion(s) of the site that you wish to copy and the intended use of those materials.
  • The number of copies that will be created and their distribution.
  • Your time line for the use of these materials. (We do not guarantee that approval will be given, nor that it will meet your deadlines).
  • Other material that will be associated with Canadian Writers’ Foundation information.
  • Your name, title, company or organization, e-mail address, and telephone number.

Legal Issues


  • This Web site is owned by the Canadian Writers’ Foundation.
  • All other trademarks, company names or logos used on this site are the property of their respective owners.

Site Content

  • The content of this site is intended for individual use in obtaining information about the Canadian Writers’ Foundation.
  • While you may view the content of this site from anywhere in the world, this site is located in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada and is subject to the laws of Canada effective in the Province of Ontario, particularly pertaining to what is acceptable content.
  • You may print one copy of the pages of this site for your personal use.
  • Printing more than one copy in any format (electronic or otherwise) constitutes commercial use and requires a license.

Linking to this Site

  • You may link to the pages on this site from your own site or document.
  • You may not link to the images on this site.
    • Such a link is theft of services (bandwidth).
    • You must first obtain written permission to use the links.
    • The appropriate images will then be provided for you to store on your server.

Use of E-mail Addresses

  • You may not cull e-mail addresses on this site for the purposes of generating unsolicited message traffic (generally known as spam) to those addresses.
  • Addresses are provided only as a convenience in contacting the Canadian Writers’ Foundation or the Webmaster on Canadian Writers’ Foundation-related business.
  • Spam does not constitute such business.
  • Infractions may result in legal action or other measures to remove your ability to abuse the resources on this site.

Reliability of Information

The provision of dates and other specific information on this site does not form a contract with the viewer.

  • Information is kept as current and accurate as possible, but you should verify any specifics that are important to you.
  • Information on this site may be added or removed without notice.
  • The Canadian Writers’ Foundation has no control over the content or availability of the pages which are linked from outside this site.
  • The provision of a link does not necessarily endorse the content of that site, but is provided for your convenience and information.


The following conditions are true for the contents of this site regarding privacy issues.

Collection of Information

  • This site does not collect information using cookies or other information-gathering tools other than those made available by our Internet Service Provider, which are general in nature.
  • We subscribe to the terms and conditions laid out by our ISP which prohibit the use of spam or other such invasive activities.

Use of E-mail Addresses

We reserve the right to use your e-mail address to correspond with you to the extent required to answer questions e-mailed to this site or to other addresses provided on this site from time to time.

  • Such requests will constitute permission to contact you.
  • Your name and e-mail address will not be sold.
  • Warning: You do not have permission to copy e-mail addresses on this site for the purpose of bulk unsolicited mailings (spam).