DISCLAIMER

TERMS OF USE AGREEMENT

By accessing this website, you are agreeing to accept the terms and conditions contained herein from time to time. If you do not agree with these terms and conditions, you must not access or use this website or any of the materials displayed on it. Your continued access or use of this website will constitute your unconditional acceptance of these terms and conditions, as they may be amended by the United Association of Plumbers and Pipefitters Local Union 488 (UA Local 488) in its absolute discretion from time to time without prior notice to you.

DISCLAIMER

The material displayed on this website, from time to time, (the “Material”) is provided "as is" without warranties or conditions of any kind either expressed or implied. To the fullest extent possible under applicable law, UA Local 488 disclaims all warranties and conditions respecting the Material, expressed or implied, including but not limited to, implied warranties or conditions of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement or other violation of rights. UA Local 488 does not warrant or make any other representations regarding the use, accuracy, timelines, applicability, performance, security, availability or reliability of this website or any sites linked to this site, or the results from the use of this website or any sites linked to this website, or otherwise respecting the materials on this website or any sites linked to this website.

All information on this website is subject to change without notice. UA Local 488 provides this website for information only. UA Local 488 does not endorse any of the organizations referred to on this website. Any links to other websites are provided for convenience only; does not review or monitor the content of those sites and disclaims any responsibility for their content and accuracy. UA Local 488 does not make any representations or warranties as to the reliability, financial condition or suitability for any particular purpose of any organization referred to on this website. You are advised to make your own inquiries of any organization presented on this site to determine if they are satisfactory for your purposes. UA Local 488 disclaims any liability in negligence or otherwise for any loss or damage which may occur as a result of reliance on any of this material.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

Under no circumstances, including, but not limited to, negligence to UA Local 488 shall be liable for any direct, indirect, special, punitive, incidental, or consequential damages arising out of the use of, or the inability to use, the website and/or the materials found on or linked through a UA Local 488 website.

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY NOTICE

Copyright of all materials on this website, including the underlying HTML, text, illustrations, designs, icons, audio clips, video clips, documents, products, software and all other content is owned by UA Local 488 and have obtained a licence to use the materials for the website.

The material displayed on this website, from time to time, (the “Material”) is protected by Canadian and international copyright law and owned by UA Local 488 or the parties identified as having provided the Material. Except as granted in the limited licence contained herein, any use of the Material, or any part of it, for any purpose whatsoever is strictly prohibited without the express prior written consent of UA Local 488.

The UA Local 488 design and logos are all trade-marks or official marks of UA Local 488. In other words, designs, phrases, marks or symbols displayed on this website may constitute registered or unregistered trade-marks or official marks of third parties. Any use whatsoever of any of such trade-marks or official marks is strictly prohibited, without the express prior written consent of UA Local 488.

LIMITED LICENCE

Subject to the terms and conditions described herein, UA Local 488 grants to you a limited, non-transferable, non-exclusive licence to

(a) access, view, download, store, print, reproduce, distribute, and translate the text portion only of the Material, or a part of it; and to 
(b) access , view, download, store, and print a single copy of the non-text portion of the Material, or a part of it, provided that

  1. Your use of such Material is for educational or personal, non-commercial purposes only;
  2. You maintain any copyright and other notices contained in such Material;
  3. Such Material is not modified in any manner; 
  4. UA Local 488 is identified as the source of such Material; and
  5. such Material is not represented as an official version of the Material.

You may not use in any manner, the non-text portions of the Material, or any part of it, including but not limited to designs, logos, symbols, marks, photographs, tables, charts, and other graphical information, without the express prior written consent of UA Local 488. [Note: Such express consent could already be indicated in a source document.]

You may not use, in any manner, any text portion of the Material identified as having been provided by a third party. Requests to use any such Material must be directly made to the associated third party.

For more information concerning copyright and the content found on this website, or to request permission to use the Material, or a part of it, outside the scope of the limited license provided herein, please contact us.

HYPERLINKING

Links to websites not under the control of UA Local 488 are provided solely for the convenience of users. UA Local 488 is not responsible for the content of any other website nor is UA Local 488 responsible for the accuracy, currency, reliability, or the security of the content of such websites or for their availability. UA Local 488 does not endorse such websites or their content and your use of any such websites is at your own risk.

UA Local 488 does not endorse, authorize, approve, certify, maintain, or control these external Internet addresses and does not guarantee the accuracy, completeness, efficacy or timeliness of the information located at such addresses. UA Local 488 is not responsible for the privacy practices of such websites. UA Local 488 encourages users to review the privacy policies of any linked websites before navigating any website or disclosing personal information online.

LINKS TO UA LOCAL 488 WEBSITES

Generally, UA Local 488 encourages third parties to link to this website. Persons who wish to link their websites to this website, therefore, do not need to request permission to do so. However, by linking to this website, you will agree to follow these linking practices:

  • Use only text links.
  • Do not use the official logos of UA Local 488 as a navigational aid.
  • An official logo of UA Local 488 appears on other websites only when it is used to identify a contribution to or a participation in a collaborative arrangement.
  • Ensure that the creation of a link does not confuse a user as to the source of the Material through such practices as framing.
  • Any and all links to this website respect this Terms of Use Agreement.

TERMINATION

UA Local 488 may terminate this agreement, including any licenses contained herein, at any time and further may terminate the user’s access to any and all portions of this website if, UA Local 488 determines, in its sole discretion, that the user failed to comply with any term of these Terms of Use. Upon termination, the user must cease use of this website and destroy all materials obtained from this website, and all related documentation and all copies thereof, whether made under these Terms or otherwise, and/or take any additional or alternative reasonable steps that UA Local 488 may direct in respect of the termination of the use.

 

PRIVACY

UA Local 488 publishes and maintains its website to help a variety of audiences worldwide locate and retrieve official UA Local 488 information. UA Local 488is committed to providing our website visitors with the information they are seeking in a manner that respects their privacy. This page summarizes how UA Local 488 manages its websites in accordance with the rules established in the Alberta Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (FOIP) Act.

PERSONAL INFORMATION MANAGEMENT

The UA Local 488 website provide individuals with the opportunity to voluntarily supply limited amounts of personal information (such as name, phone number, or postal or e-mail address). Personal information is collected by UA Local 488 if you send us an email or complete and submit an online form.

Information that you provide via email will be used to respond to your questions or supply you with the information or materials that you have requested. Information collected on our online forms will be used only for the purpose specified on each form. Your information will not be disclosed to anyone except appropriately authorized UA Local 488 personnel and contractors who need the information to fulfill your request. Your information will be maintained in a secure systems environment and will be kept only for the length of time necessary to fulfill the purpose for which it was collected. In some cases, information you provide will only be collected and used in non-identifying form.

IMPORTANT NOTICE ABOUT COOKIES

Cookies are small amounts of information that are distributed from some websites to your web browser. The UA Local 488 website creates temporary session-based cookies whenever you visit our sites. These cookies are automatically deleted by your computer and our servers within an hour after your visit. Session-based cookies are necessary for you to be able to log into certain sections of our website.

To personalize your experience on our websites, certain features depend on the ability to automatically (see Automatic Collection of Non-Identifiable Information below) issue a "persistent" cookie. Depending on your web browser version and settings, you may be prompted with a question as to whether or not you want to accept a persistent cookie. If you accept the cookies, you will experience full website functionality and the cookies will be automatically deleted from your computer in about 30 days, or sooner if you manually delete them. If you refuse to accept these cookies, you will still have general access to most content and functionality with our websites. You will be notified where this is not the case.

IMPORTANT NOTICE ABOUT INFORMATION SENT VIA THE INTERNET

You should be aware that personal information you provide via the Internet might not be secure until it reaches the UA Local 488 servers. If you are concerned about sending your personal information to us via the Internet, please call UA Local 488 at 780.452.7080.

AUTOMATIC COLLECTION OF NON-IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION

When you browse our websites, read pages, or download information, we will automatically collect a limited amount of non-identifiable information about your visit. This information indicates a person’s activity on the site, but we will not know that the person is you. This information includes:

  • Access date and time;
  • Internet domain (for example, "xcompany.com" if a private Internet access account is used) and IP address (an IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to a computer whenever someone is surfing the web);
  • Type of browser, operating system and version used to access our site; 
    Files viewed or downloaded;
  • Pages visited; and
  • Previous website address (if linked to websites from another website).

We use this information to improve our websites – for example, we learn what type of information is of most interest to our visitors and how many visitors we receive.

SECURITY

For site security purposes and to ensure that this service remains available to all users, UA Local 488 uses software programs to monitor network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage.

Except for authorized law enforcement investigations, no other attempts are made to identify individual users or their usage habits.

In some areas of the UA Local 488 website, you are able to exercise control over the security of your own information by registering and/or accessing/updating a user account. Your user account will enable UA Local 488 to permit you access into secure areas of the websites.

PRIVACY & LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES

The UA Local 488 website contain links to other websites that provide useful information. We are not responsible for the content and privacy practices of other websites you may visit after you enter the UA Local 488 website. UA Local 488 also encourages you to examine each site’s privacy policy and disclaimers and make your own decisions regarding the accuracy, reliability and correctness of material and information found.

QUESTIONS?

For more information about any of the policies described above or about applicable Privacy Legislation, please contact us at info@local488.ca

United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipefitting Industry of the United States and Canada, Local Union 488.

Operating as  UA Local 488.