Legal notice

All information contained on this web site is the property of the City of Saguenay. Unless stated otherwise, the City’s rights apply to every document, data, compilation and other work published on this website. Trademarks held by the City are also being protected.

The City of Saguenay signature (logo) is protected by copyrights and municipal by-law. As such, other companies, organizations and individuals cannot use this signature without written authorization from the Communications department of the City of Saguenay.

Information integrity

Intellectual property rights are exclusive rights held by the City of Saguenay upon documents it produces or publishes, whether these documents are administrative or official texts, produced by its employees, departments, community organizations, public organizations or a third party who has transferred trademarks or patents of invention to the City.

Third party use of items protected by these rights must, unless otherwise indicated and subject to exceptions provided by relevant legislation, is subject to authorization, licensing, permission, or the granting of interest on the part of the rightholder. This applies notably to reproduction or storage for any purposes other than those strictly permitted.

Anyone wishing to reproduce, store, download, translate, communicate to the public by telecommunication or make a public audio or video presentation of any document, data or other content of this website must first obtain prior authorization from the City of Saguenay.

Moreover, removal of the name of the rightholder from the material used or any modification of the contents by addition, deletion or otherwise, constitutes an infringement of the moral rights of the City of Saguenay.

Use of photos and other material

Despite the care the City takes to respect the author’s copyrights when using their photos (generally free of rights), in the event parties cannot reach an agreement, it is committed to withdraw, in a timely matter, any photo or graphical representation that might be the subject of litigation or that could fail agreement signed by the alleged author. The municipality will not be held responsible for photos provided by a third party to illustrate their institution, services or activities, for instance related to the description of their organization within specialized sections (in the tourism sector, for example).

Material provided by users

In a wider sense, the City of Saguenay does not recognize users’ property rights to any information, data or opinion submitted in any way.

Website users also grant the City of Saguenay irrevocable license to use, reproduce, display, modify, transmit and distribute material received on this website, free of charge. Furthermore, they agree that the City of Saguenay is entitled to use ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques related to the material free of charge. 

Modifications and limitation of liability

This site may contain erroneous data or typing errors in spite of all the efforts exerted by the City to avoid them. The City of Saguenay declines all responsibility related to any errors of any kind whatsoever that may be found on the website.

The City of Saguenay may, without prior notice, modify information about products, services and programs described on this website.

Links to third party sites

The City of Saguenay provides hyperlinks to governments, agencies and corporations. Those are offered for free and as complementary information. While every effort is made to suggest sites of recognized reputation and quality, the City of Saguenay shall not be held responsible for the validity of the information to be found on third party sites. Hyperlinks should not be considered as support, association or accession by the City of Saguenay to those societies and organizations that maintain these sites.

Similarly, the City of Saguenay reserves the right to remove a link from its site if a site’s content is not compliant with the City’s standards.

When leaving the City of Saguenay website after accessing it through an external link, the site consultation is done under the terms and conditions of that website, which shall not bind the City of Saguenay in any way whatsoever.

Links to the City of Saguenay website

In the spirit of the Web, which is to enable access to information, the City of Saguenay authorizes links to its site, as long as the content and nature of the source site shall not prejudice the City and its community.

Hyperlinks are any simple or hypertext link (e.g. Link to the City of Saguenay). The signature or City of Saguenay may not be used to identify the link without prior authorization from the City of Saguenay. Please contact the City’s Department of Communications.

There must be no confusion between the site hosting the hyperlink and the City of Saguenay website. Pages or page sections including objects (photographs, illustrations, PDF documents or others, etc.) that provide direct download are not permitted. 

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