Legal

Prior to using our website, please review our privacy policy and terms of use.

Privacy policy

Dominion Command, The Royal Canadian Legion is committed to maintaining the privacy of its members and public users of the Legion.ca web site; the following statement outlines that commitment.

Dominion Command does not rent or sell the names of members to any organization or advertiser. On occasion, Dominion Command may provide a partner in the Member Benefits Package Program with members’ names and addresses only to advise them of products and services being offered.

New members are required to give consent, or otherwise, to this procedure by signing the Privacy Statement on the Membership Application Form. Current members’ information will be made available unless Dominion Command is notified otherwise. Please note that members who wish to change their Privacy information status must do so through their branch by requesting that the branch submit a Member Data Change Form to the Dominion Command Member Services Department.

Your information

The Legion.ca web site does not automatically collect any specific personal information from you, such as your name, phone number or e-mail address. We would only obtain this type of information if you supply it to The Royal Canadian Legion via Membership Application, Member Data Change Form or other branch channel information procedures.

We do collect non-personal identification information through the use of web ‘cookie’ technology and/or IP address tracking. Non-personal identification information might include the browser you use, the type of computer, the operating systems, the Internet Service Provider and similar information. Our system also automatically gathers information about areas you visit on our web site.

We use such information in the aggregate to monitor network traffic and to understand how our users as a group use the services and resources provided on Legion.ca. This way, we know which areas are the favourites of our visitors, which areas need improvement and what technologies are being used so that we may continually improve the functionality of our site. We never attempt to link this information gathered to identify any individuals visiting our sites unless an attempt to damage the site has been detected.

Public forums

Legion.ca may make message boards and contact systems available to its users. Please remember that any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes publicly readable information and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal information. All forum posts become the property of Legion.ca.

External hyperlinks

The Legion.ca web site contains links to third party sites. Dominion Command, The Royal Canadian Legion provides these links only as a service and convenience to our visitors. We take no responsibility for the content at third party sites and a link to them in no way implies an endorsement or recommendation of the products, services or information found there.

A third party site may have a privacy policy different from that of The Royal Canadian Legion and may provide less security than The Royal Canadian Legion web site. The Royal Canadian Legion disclaims all liability with regard to your access to linked web sites. When you link to sites external from Legion.ca, you do so at your own risk.

The Royal Canadian Legion makes every effort to ensure that our links to third party web sites lead to content that is accessible and available in both official languages however, that is not always possible.

The Royal Canadian Legion reserves the right to regularly review and re-evaluate any and all links and reserves the right to terminate any link without prior notification.

Copyright/Permission to reproduce

Materials on this web site were produced and/or compiled by Dominion Command of The Royal Canadian Legion for the purpose of providing direct access to information about The Royal Canadian Legion, its programs and its services. The material on this site is covered by the provisions of the Copyright Act, by Canadian laws, policies, regulations and international agreements. Such provisions serve to identify the information source and in specific instances, to prohibit reproduction of materials without written permission.

Non-commercial reproduction

Information on this site has been posted with the intent that it readily be available for personal and public non-commercial use and may be reproduced, in part or in whole and by any means, without charge or further permission by The Royal Canadian Legion. We ask only that:

  • Users exercise due diligence in ensuring the accuracy of the materials reproduced;
  • The Royal Canadian Legion (Dominion Command) be identified as the source; and
  • The reproduction is not represented as an official version of the materials reproduced nor as having been made, in affiliation with or without the endorsement of The Royal Canadian Legion.

Commercial reproduction

Reproduction of multiple copies of materials on this site, in whole or in part, for the purposes of commercial redistribution is prohibited except with written permission from The Royal Canadian Legion trademarks administrator. Through the permission granting process, The Royal Canadian Legion helps ensure individuals/organizations wishing to reproduce Legion materials for commercial purposes have access to the most accurate, up-to-date versions. To obtain permission to reproduce materials, trademarks or symbols of The Legion, please contact The Royal Canadian Legion trademarks administrator by email at Supply@Legion.ca.

Official languages

The Royal Canadian Legion respects the Official Languages Act and is committed to ensuring all information and services on this site is available in both English and French. However, users should be aware that some information from external sources that are not subject to the official Languages Act is only provided as a convenience and is available only in the language in which it was provided.

Online privacy policy only

This online privacy policy applies only to information collected through our website and not to information collected offline.

Terms of use

The information, software, products, and services published on this website may include inaccuracies or errors, including pricing errors. In particular, The Royal Canadian Legion and the affiliated, co-branded and/or linked website partners through whom we provide service (collectively, The Royal Canadian Legion affiliates) do not guarantee the accuracy of, and disclaim all liability for any errors or other inaccuracies relating to the information, software, products, and services published on this website.

The Royal Canadian Legion and its respective suppliers make no representations about the suitability of the information, software, products, and services contained on this website for any purpose, and the inclusion or offering of any products or services on this website does not constitute any endorsement or recommendation of such products or services by The Royal Canadian Legion. All such information, software, products, and services are provided ‘as is’ without warranty of any kind. The Royal Canadian Legion and its respective suppliers disclaim all warranties and conditions that this website, its servers or any email sent from The Royal Canadian Legion is free of viruses or other harmful components. The Royal Canadian Legion and its respective suppliers hereby disclaim all warranties and conditions with regard to this information, software, products, and services, including all implied warranties and conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title, and non-infringement.

In no event shall The Royal Canadian Legion be liable for any direct, indirect, punitive, incidental, special, or consequential damages arising out of, or in any way connected with, your access to, display of or use of this website or with the delay or inability to access, display or use this website (including, but not limited to, your reliance upon opinions appearing on this web site; any computer viruses, information, software, linked sites, products, and services obtained through this website; or otherwise arising out of the access to, display of or use of this website) whether based on a theory of negligence, contract, tort, strict liability, or otherwise, and even if The Royal Canadian Legion has been advised of the possibility of such damages.

Your consent

By using our site, you consent to our website’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.

Changes to our privacy policy or terms of use

If we decide to change our privacy policy or terms of use, we will post those changes on this page, and/or update the modification date below.

Contacting us

If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy and our terms of use, you may contact us using our Contact section.

This page was last modified on January 26, 2016.