The College of Medical Radiation Technologists of Ontario (CMRTO) uses or may use Facebook, YouTube, LinkedIn, Twitter and other social media tools to share information about CMRTO and to communicate with its stakeholders. CMRTO makes reasonable efforts to ensure that content it posts comes from official and approved sources. CMRTO welcomes all comments, opinions, questions, responses and feedback which relate to CMRTO or the issue being discussed, and which comply with these ‘Terms of Use’. CMRTO will make reasonable efforts to review comments through regular business hours to ensure that the posted comments are in compliance with the rules and guidelines regarding posting set out in this policy.

Rules and Guidelines regarding Posting

Subject to these Terms of Use, CMRTO will allow comments and other content from users to appear on or through its social media sites, tools or channels submitted or posted by any means through any media, including without limitation CMRTO’s Facebook page, Blog and YouTube channel. Following are the Rules and Guidelines regarding Posting:

  • By using CMRTO’s social media sites, tools or channels, the user agrees to abide by these Terms of Use

  • All references to “comments” in these Terms of Use refer to “comments or content, in whole or in part”

  • CMRTO’s decisions related to any matter referred to in these Terms of Use shall be made in CMRTO’s sole discretion

  • CMRTO will make reasonable efforts to delete, or opt not to post, comments that, as determined by CMRTO in its sole discretion, are not related to CMRTO’s activities, promote or advertise services or products, or promote or oppose any political party or a person campaigning for elected office, or defame or may defame or otherwise discredit in any manner CMRTO or any other person

  • CMRTO will make reasonable efforts to delete comments that contain abusive, vulgar, offensive, threatening or harassing language, personal attacks of any kind, or terms (offensive or otherwise) that target specific individuals or groups, comments that identify a third party, address complaints or compliments about specific MRTs, address an ongoing investigation, make false or unsubstantiated allegations, or may be discriminatory, misleading, defamatory, slanderous or libelous

  • The content of all comments may be released into the public domain, so a user should not submit anything he or she does not wish to be broadcast to the general public

  • Users should not post personally identifiable information such as social insurance numbers, addresses or telephone numbers. CMRTO will make reasonable efforts to delete comments containing such information

  • The inclusion of links to other sites may result in the relevant comment being deleted

  • CMRTO will make reasonable efforts to delete comments that breach or may breach any CMRTO by-law, policy or terms of use (including these Terms of Use) or breach or may breach any law, statute, regulation, order, code, standard or rule

  • A comment or post may be referred for follow-up within CMRTO’s regulatory processes, if required

  • Anonymous comments or posts will be deleted

Content removal and other remedies

CMRTO reserves the right at any time without notice to refuse to post comments or to delete comments which CMRTO determines do not comply with these Terms of Use. These Terms of Use are subject to change at any time. Violation of any element of these Terms of Use can lead to restrictions regarding use of CMRTO’s social media sites, tools or channels, including without limitation blocking a user from posting, or restricting a user’s access, to CMRTO’s social media sites, tools or channels.

No remedy herein conferred upon or reserved in favour of CMRTO shall exclude any other remedy existing at law or in equity or by statute, but each shall be cumulative and in addition to every other remedy given hereunder or now or hereafter existing.

CMRTO asks that any user who sees a comment, content or a use that the user thinks does not comply with these Terms of Use notify CMRTO regarding same.

Disclaimers and Agreements

All comments posted are the opinion of the user (writer), not CMRTO.

Each user agrees not to upload viruses or other malicious code, and not to facilitate or to encourage any violations of these Terms of Use.

By posting comments, each user gives CMRTO permission to use and distribute those comments. For any comments posted that is covered by intellectual property rights (“IP Content”), the user specifically grants CMRTO the non-exclusive, transferable, sub-licensable, royalty-free, worldwide license to use IP Content in any manner (including without limitation the right to copy, distribute and make derivative works). The user confirms, represents and warrants that the user has the right without restriction to post all comments (including without limitation all links) posted by the user, and that such comments do not abuse or infringe the intellectual property or other rights of any other person.

Each user who submits comments is fully responsible for the comments posted. CMRTO is in no way responsible for such comments nor for any information, references, links, opinions, claims, or advice in such comments, nor to collect, review, use, update, edit, retain, return, dispose of, share, circulate, act on, consider, or respond to, any such comments.

CMRTO in no way verifies or confirms the accuracy of user comments or any aspect of posted content. CMRTO does not review any references or links in any content and is not responsible for any content of any document referred to or in a site to which a link leads.

CMRTO will not correct spelling or grammatical errors.

CMRTO will not automatically ‘friend’ or ‘follow’. A decision to ‘friend’ or ‘follow’ a user does not constitute endorsement of comments, content, position, or perspective.

Any sharing or re-tweeting of links on the part of CMRTO does not equate to endorsement.

Social media sites, tools or channels are or involve third-party service providers for CMRTO which are not affiliated with CMRTO. Users are encouraged to read the terms and conditions of use and the privacy policy of each relevant social media site, tool, channel or third-party service provider.

By using any of CMRTO’s social media sites, tools or channels (including without limitation by posting any comment or content), each user agrees to indemnify CMRTO regarding and to hold CMRTO harmless from any liability, loss, damage or expense, including without limitation professional and other fees and expenses, arising out of such user’s use of any CMRTO social media site, tool or channel and any comments or content posted.

CMRTO disclaims any liability for any loss or damage resulting from any comments posted. CMRTO’s social media sites, tools or channels may not be used for the submission of any claim, demand, informal or formal complaint, or any other form of legal and/or administrative notice or process, or for the exhaustion of any legal and/or administrative remedy. Communications to CMRTO made via social media platforms will in no way constitute an official notice to CMRTO or any official or employee of CMRTO for any purpose.

Facebook

CMRTO’s Facebook site is not hosted by CMRTO and thus CMRTO’s privacy policy does NOT apply. The privacy policy for CMRTO’s Facebook site may be found at www.facebook.com/about/privacy/. Facebook is a public web site: accordingly CMRTO disclaims any liability for any loss or damage resulting from any comments posted on CMRTO’s  Facebook site. A user should not share information such as social insurance numbers, birth dates, or other private information that the user does not want to make available to others. This forum may not be used for the submission of any claim, demand, informal or formal complaint, or any other form of legal and/or administrative notice or process, or for the exhaustion of any legal and/or administrative remedy.

CMRTO manages its Facebook account as a portal for information from CMRTO. However, information posted on Facebook is not official policy of CMRTO and will in no way grant anyone any rights, privileges, or standing on any matter. All information should be verified through official channels at CMRTO. Use of CMRTO’s Facebook site is subject to CMRTO’s Social Media Terms of Use. For contact information at CMRTO, please click here.

Information about CMRTO activities and other methods to communicate with CMRTO are available on CMRTO's official web page at www.cmrto.org. The privacy policy for the CMRTO web page may be found by clicking here.

Communications to CMRTO made via social media platforms will in no way constitute an official notice to CMRTO or any official or employee of CMRTO for any purpose.

Members of the media are asked to pose questions to CMRTO office through their normal channels and to refrain from submitting questions on CMRTO’s social media sites as comments. CMRTO can be reached at 416.975.4353.

YouTube

CMRTO’s YouTube site is not hosted by CMRTO and thus CMRTO’s privacy policy does NOT apply. The privacy policy for CMRTO’s YouTube site may be found at www.youtube.com/t/privacy_at_youtube. CMRTO retains records of the content on CMRTO portion of CMRTO’s YouTube site, as is provided for in its records retention schedules. These records may include user comments and any personally identifiable information a user shares with CMRTO. A user should not share information such as social insurance numbers, birth dates, or other private information that the user does not want to make available to others. This forum may not be used for the submission of any claim, demand, informal or formal complaint, or any other form of legal and/or administrative notice or process, or for the exhaustion of any legal and/or administrative remedy. Use of CMRTO’s YouTube site is subject to CMRTO’s Social Media Terms of Use.

Information about CMRTO activities and other methods to communicate with CMRTO are available on CMRTO's official web page at www.cmrto.org. The privacy policy for the CMRTO web page may be found by clicking here.

Communications to CMRTO made via social media platforms will in no way constitute an official notice to CMRTO or any official or employee of CMRTO for any purpose.

Members of the media are asked to pose questions to CMRTO office through their normal channels and to refrain from submitting questions on CMRTO’s social media sites as comments. CMRTO can be reached at 416.975.4353.