By visiting the website of the Town of Sutton or downloading an element, the visitor or the user (hereinafter “User” or “Users”) agrees to be bound by all the conditions provided for in this legal notice. Thus, the User agrees to comply with the terms and conditions set out below. However, if the User does not wish to be bound by these terms and conditions, he or she must neither access this website nor download any element of the content.
The Town of Sutton reserves the right to modify these conditions of use at any time by posting an updated version of the conditions on its site. The regular consultation of the conditions of use is the whole responsibility of the user.
Limitation of Liability
The Town of Sutton, its partners, its suppliers or even the other parties involved in the creation, production or supply of this website, cannot be held liable towards the User or a third party for any loss, damage or harm of a direct or indirect, incidental, special or consequential nature that arises from or relates to the use of the site or the content or services or the inability to use these, even if the Town of Sutton has been advised of the possibility of the occurrence of such damage or could have foreseen it.
The data and information published on this site are offered as is and according to their availability, without express, implied or statutory warranty of any kind. They may be modified or updated without notice. Consequently, the Town of Sutton cannot guarantee the accuracy, completeness or suitability of this data and information for any particular use, whatever it may be.
The Town of Sutton does not guarantee that the functions contained on the site will be uninterrupted, free of errors or viruses or other harmful components. Likewise, errors or omissions may occur. The Town of Sutton cannot be held responsible towards the User or a third party for errors or omissions of any kind whatsoever in the content.
The User undertakes to hold the Town of Sutton, its partners and its suppliers exempt and covered from all responsibilities, costs and expenses, including reasonable legal fees, related to any violation by the User of these terms, any use by the User of this website or the publication or transmission by the User of messages or information on this website.
Some of the information on this website may be obtained from external sources. The Town of Sutton is not responsible for the accuracy, reliability or validity of the information provided by these sources. For reasons of convenience and information, the Town of Sutton provides links to external websites. Consequently, the Town of Sutton does not endorse the nature of the information contained in these third-party sites and does not, in any way, guarantee their content or links. The Town of Sutton can therefore in no way be held responsible for any damage of any kind that may result from the consultation of information from these external websites. Furthermore, the Town of Sutton has no control over the availability or content of external websites that have links to its site. Anyone using external websites linked to this website must assume the risks thereof. All pages of this website are protected.
Harassment and Privacy
While it is possible to access and use any information or application through this website, any form of harassment (including spamming), offence, threat, bullying, damage to reputation, disruption or invasion of privacy of any other person is strictly prohibited, as is the fact of providing false information to the Town of Sutton.
The failure of the Town of Sutton to insist on or enforce strict compliance with any provision of these terms cannot be interpreted in any way as a waiver of these terms or the rights they grant.
The documents published on this website have been produced and compiled to provide Users with direct access to the information found here. The content, selection, layout, architecture and enrichment of content and other characteristics specific to this website are protected by Canadian and international intellectual property rights, including copyright, trademarks and other exclusive rights, regardless of the medium.
The content and design of this website may not be modified, copied, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted or distributed by any means without the prior written consent of the Town of Sutton. The Town of Sutton prohibits the reproduction of any document obtained on its site for publication on an external website, unless written authorization is obtained from the Town of Sutton. It is prohibited to establish one or more hyperlinks that incorporate information copied from this website into an external website and that give the impression that this information does not belong to this website.
The logo of the Town of Sutton is protected by the Trademarks Act (R.S.C. 1985, c. T-13). The name of the Town of Sutton, its crests, its coat of arms, its blazon or the name of one of its departments or a name likely to be confused with that of the Town of Sutton or one of its departments shall not, without authorization, be used in a newspaper, magazine, periodical, program, brochure or any other publication, radio program or means of advertising, personal or business card, stationery, a sign or a billboard, nor be reproduced by mechanical, electronic, computerized or any other means.
All of the trademarks, logos, service brands and other names, logos and symbols identifying the products and services displayed on this website are trademarks, registered or not, of the Town of Sutton and of third parties.
The User, by visiting and using this website, authorizes the Town of Sutton to collect and store all relevant data relating to his or her use of this website. The User also authorizes any third party to provide such data to the Town of Sutton.
Protection of Personal Information
The Town of Sutton is committed to ensuring respect for the privacy of Users who visit and use this website. All information sent to the Town of Sutton is protected by the Act respecting access to documents held by public bodies and the protection of personal information (L.R.Q. c. A-2.1). This law obliges the Town of Sutton to keep confidential personal information obtained in a written, graphic, audio, visual, computerized or other manner. The Town of Sutton must therefore obtain the consent of the person concerned before being able to communicate his or her personal information, with some exceptions.
The Town of Sutton does not use, share or reveal personal information for reasons other than those for which it was collected, except with the consent of the person concerned or as required by the Act respecting access to documents of public bodies and on the protection of personal information (L.R.Q. c. A-2.1) or by any other law. The Town of Sutton keeps this information for as long as it is needed.
In accordance with the Act respecting access to documents held by public bodies and the protection of personal information (L.R.Q. c. A-2.1), the Town of Sutton informs its Users, when they request it, of the existence, use and dissemination of their personal information and gives them access to this information. The Town of Sutton ensures that the personal information provided is accurate, complete and up to date. Users can verify the accuracy and completeness of the information and request the necessary changes, if necessary.
In accordance with the Act respecting access to documents of public bodies and on the protection of personal information (L.R.Q. c. A-2.1), the person responsible for the protection of personal information is the Clerk and Director of Legal Affairs.
This website may use Google Analytics, a website analysis tool provided by Google, and collect information on the User’s navigation thanks to cookies: pages visited, date and time, links clicked, type of operating system used, browser language, geographic location, etc. The data collected and the anonymized IP address (truncated address) are then stored by Google on servers located, in particular, in the United States. Google uses this information only to produce statistics and reports on navigation on the site, and may communicate this data to third parties in the event of a legal obligation or when these third parties process the data on its behalf. The User can opt out of Google Analytics by clicking on the following link: Google Analytics Opt-Out.
The pages of this website may also contain single-pixel gifs which allow the transmission of cookies to count the number of visitors to this website. The Town of Sutton may also include single-pixel gifs in promotional emails or newsletters to determine which messages have been opened and which have been the subject of action. The use by third parties of the single-pixel gifs on this website for the purpose of collecting or using the personal data of Users is prohibited.
The laws applicable in the Province of Quebec apply to this website, regardless of the place of residence or actual location of the User. In addition, the User agrees to be bound by these laws. Any dispute concerning this website must be submitted to a competent court in the judicial district of Bedford, province of Quebec.
The Town of Sutton is present on social media to disseminate information, exchange with users and generate discussion.
Comments of a public nature must be respectful and relevant to the content posted by the Town of Sutton on social media. However, we reserve the right to remove any comments or posts that violate the rules of good conduct or that do not respect the copyright or intellectual property of others.
Rules of good conduct
Comments that are defamatory, abusive, obscene, or discriminatory based on, among other things, skin color, gender, religion, nationality, language, or sexual orientation, will not be tolerated and will be deleted, as will comments that incite hatred, violence, or disgrace towards others. Comments should not be composed with CAPITALS which are equivalent to shouting and can be offensive. Similarly, we reserve the right to delete comments and ban users when, but not exclusively, comments are intentionally provocative, unrelated, repetitive, commercial in nature or intended only to disseminate a hyperlink.
Subscribers are responsible for the content they provide, both in terms of form and content, and agree to abide by this netiquette when posting a comment.
The Town of Sutton's messages are published primarily in French, but an English version is added whenever possible, in order to serve the members of our English-speaking community.