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Legal Notices, Copyright & Privacy

All web pages accessible through Queen's computer networks must comply with University policies and regulations, and with federal and provincial law, including but not limited to the Acceptable Use of Information Technology Resources Policy and related policies.


Intellectual and graphical material is subject to the provisions of Canadian copyright laws. "Copyright means the sole right to produce or reproduce a work or any substantial part thereof in any material form whatever ..." (Copyright Act, 1985, C-42 as amended, P. 3(1). (The Copyright Act includes some special provisions for research and educational use of copyrighted material.) If a substantial part of a copyrighted document or image is to be reproduced on a web site, prior permission from the copyright owner should be obtained in writing. Normally, when links are made to existing web sites, the owner/creator of the web site should be notified of the link, and acknowledged.

Web Privacy

Individual Queen's web sites are created and managed by departments/units independently, with each site manager being responsible for the site's privacy policy and disclaimer. Therefore, users should examine each site's privacy policy and disclaimer to make a decision about whether or not to use it. The Records Management and Privacy Office at Queen's advises on the implications of access and privacy legislation and implements mechanisms to ensure compliance with the law.

University Relations makes no attempt to link the information captured in the logs of the top level queensu.ca site to the identity of individuals.

Creative Commons

Creative Commons License

Videos uploaded to YouTube by Queen's University (user name QueensUCanada) are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.

Noun Project

Some icons used in the design of top-level queensu.ca pages are courtesy of contributors to The Noun Project. Attributions pending.