BoxOfDocs Terms

THESE TERMS OF USE are effective upon acceptance for membership to “BoxOfDocs” municipal administrative document database for new users, and from 5-October-2018 for existing users:

By becoming a member, you declare and agree to the following terms:

Go-By Design Inc. shall be permitted to gather all publicly available administrative documents associated with your municipality for inclusion on the BoxOfDocs sharing platform. This shall include but not be limited to bylaws, policies, standards, practices, requests for proposals, etc. located on any publicly-visible website at any time. This right shall remain in effect for the duration of membership.

Go-ByDesign Inc. shall have the right to display and share the gathered member documents on the BoxOfDocs platform.

Member documents will be loaded to the BoxOfDocs platform no earlier than 30 calendar days and no later than 60 calendar days after membership acceptance. In the event of membership cancellation, member documents will be removed from BoxOfDocs within 30 calendar days.

Members shall have the right to receive access to the BoxOfDocs platform as follows:

Membership Level Content Access Functionality Access
Contributor
  1. Bylaws
  2. Publicly Accessible Policies, i.e. ‘External Policies’ stored on the member’s website
  3. Procedures
Basic Search / Filter
Premium All Content* Advanced Search / Filter

*Note: Content may be free or require payment before download, depending on the nature of the content as determined by Go-By Design Inc.

Unless otherwise agreed, user numbers per member are as follows:

Population Max. No. Users
0 – 2,500 2
2,501 – 5,000 4
5,001 – 10,000 6
10,001 – 25,000 8
25,001 – 100,000 10
100,001 + 12

 

Members shall have the right to cancel their membership at any time.

Information provided on this web site is provided solely for the member’s information and is provided strictly as is and without warranty or condition of any kind, either express or implied. Go-By Design Inc. does not guarantee the accuracy or completeness of any information on this web site.

Go-By Design Inc. does not endorse the content or views of the material posted on this web site or the content or views of web pages externally linked to this site.

You represent a municipality and have proper signing authority within your municipality to bind your municipality to these terms. Only municipalities are permitted to be members of BoxOfDocs.

Members shall not share account login information with others, including but not limited to those outside of their organization.

Go-By Design Inc., its officers, directors and employees shall not be liable to any user for any losses, claims, damages, actions, costs or expenses of any nature, including economic losses, that could result, either directly or indirectly from access to or any reliance upon the information contained on this web site including but not limited to:

(a) the accuracy of the information;

(b) the completeness of the information;

(c) the use or uses of the information by third parties;

(d) the interpretation of the information; and

(e) the availability of any information.

All materials published on the GoByDesign website, excluding the BoxOfDocs platform contents, are protected by copyright. This website including copyright and marks under the Trade Marks Act (Canada) is owned by Go-By Design Inc.

The copyright in the information within the BoxOfDocs platform belongs to the municipality that originally authored the document.

The materials contained on the BoxOfDocs platform may be used, reproduced, stored or transmitted by members only and for non-commercial purposes only. This requirement shall be limited only to the documents stored directly on the BoxOfDocs platform and not to those located elsewhere, including but not limited to those located on the member’s website.

All members provide permission to all other members to use and reproduce their materials for their own purpose, other than for commercial purposes and agree that the supplying member shall not be liable to any user for any losses, claims, damages, actions, costs or expenses of any nature, including economic losses, that could result, either directly or indirectly from access to or any reliance upon the information contained on this web site including but not limited to:

(a) the accuracy of the information;

(b) the completeness of the information;

(c) the use or uses of the information by third parties;

(d) the interpretation of the information; and

(e) the availability of any information.

Your data will be stored in line with our Privacy Policy.

Go-By Design Inc. may amend these Terms of Use at any time by posting the amended terms on www.gobydesign.com. The right to amend the Terms of Use includes the right to modify, add to, or remove terms in the Terms of Use. Go-By Design In. will provide members 30 days’ notice by posting the amended terms. Additionally, we will notify you through by email to your designated account administrator. Your continued access or use of our platform constitutes your acceptance of the amended terms. At our discretion, we may also ask you to acknowledge your acceptance of the Terms of Use through an electronic click-through.