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No. Markham Public Library may have additional policies that govern other aspects of the services we offer. Please check the library's homepage to view these documents, or speak to a librarian.
It is not necessary to register with the BiblioCommons Service in order to search the Markham Public Library catalogue. However, registration is required to use BiblioCommons for personalized services, such as managing your renewals and holds, contributing ratings and reviews, personalized recommendations, and communicating electronically with other users.
Registration for use of the BiblioCommons Service is open to all patrons of Markham Public Library and other libraries affiliated with BiblioCommons (Markham Public Library and other affiliated libraries are referred to herein as "Participating Libraries").
Children are welcome to register for the Service. However, we recommend that parents and guardians discuss internet privacy and safety with their children regularly. Please read the BiblioCommons Privacy Statement to find out more about the measures that have been put in place on the BiblioCommons Service to protect the privacy and security of children, and for information on protecting your child's privacy and safety online.
You may use the BiblioCommons Service to create "Shared Content," which is any information, content or opinion that you post on the Service; it includes online conversations on the Service and selections you create using Lists or My Shelves. Shared Content may be useful for your own reference and can help other users find resources and information. Shared Content may include for example collections, ratings, reviews, video, or conversations with other users.
You may make portions of your Shared Content private, or you may leave it publicly available (as "Public Content") for the benefit of yourself and other users in your library and on the World Wide Web. To learn more about the controls BiblioCommons has put in place to protect your privacy, please refer to the BiblioCommons Privacy Statement, or visit your Privacy Settings.
Registered Users retain any ownership rights they have in content that they post on the BiblioCommons Service. However as described below, other users of the service, Markham Public Library and BiblioCommons are granted irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive licenses to use Shared Content as described below.
The sharing of content is an important objective of the BiblioCommons Service. When you contribute Shared Content that can be viewed by others, you grant a license to other users to make use of that material under an Attribution-NonCommercial-Share Alike Creative Commons License. This is a license that grants others the non-commercial right to copy, distribute, display, perform the work or create derivative works on the condition that the original author is credited, and that any derivative distribution is licensed in the same way. Unless otherwise indicated, you have the right to use Shared Content contributed by others according to the same Creative Commons license.
By contributing content such as reviews and comments to the BiblioCommons Service, you are granting BiblioCommons and Markham Public Library the right to use this content broadly. BiblioCommons may display Shared Content in the services that we sell to libraries or other third parties, or make other commercial uses of Shared Content. Unless otherwise indicated, when you post Public Content, you grant, represent and warrant that you have the right to grant BiblioCommons and Markham Public Library an irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive, transferable, royalty-free, worldwide license, with the right to sublicense, to use, copy, publicly display, reformat, translate, excerpt, perform, adapt, create derivative works from, and distribute such content with the name or username you have chosen to display.
If you do not want to give BiblioCommons and Markham Public Library these rights, please do not contribute Shared Content on the BiblioCommons Service.
If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide BiblioCommons' copyright agent the written information specified below. Please note that this procedure is exclusively for notifying us that your copyrighted material has been infringed. BiblioCommons' copyright agent can be reached via email at email@example.com, or at the mailing address below. Please provide:
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Some users may not wish to view all community-created content. BiblioCommons users who are logged in have the option of blocking, "ignoring" or collapsing content from specified users on an individual basis. Ignoring a user can be reversed. The BiblioCommons Service also offers the ability to collapse community-created content that other users have flagged as containing content that they consider offensive or otherwise inappropriate.
All visitors to the BiblioCommons Service agree not to:
If you choose to register, you agree to:
Remember that the Service is used by visitors with a broad range of ages and sensibilities. You agree not to use the Service to upload, post, transmit, share, store or otherwise make available any content that:
You understand that by using the BiblioCommons Service, you may encounter content that may be considered offensive, indecent, or objectionable. Consequently, you agree to use the BiblioCommons Service at your sole risk and you agree that neither BiblioCommons nor any Participating Library shall have any liability to you for any such content that may be found to be offensive, indecent, or otherwise objectionable.
Neither BiblioCommons nor Markham Public Library verify the accuracy, truthfulness or reliability of any information posted by users, endorse any opinions, or confirm the credentials of any users who may post information. You should always exercise caution and not rely or act upon any information available on the BiblioCommons Service, particularly information that relates to your legal rights, financial arrangements or health.
BiblioCommons may at any time use automated translation tools to make the BiblioCommons Service or portions of it available in languages other than English and French. Such tools have significant limitations and only the English and French versions of any translated content are considered the definitive versions.
BiblioCommons accepts feedback, questions, comments, ideas, concepts, or techniques for new services or products through the Service ("Suggestions"). When you submit Suggestions you agree that they will not be considered confidential, and that they may be stored with your name and email address in a database that may be located outside of your country. By submitting any Suggestions, you grant BiblioCommons an unrestricted, irrevocable, world-wide, royalty-free right to use, communicate, reproduce, publish, display, distribute and exploit such Suggestions in any manner, and you agree that we may contact you via email for clarification or additional feedback.
The services and content provided on BiblioCommons ("BiblioCommons Content") are comprised of 1) services and content provided by Participating Libraries, BiblioCommons and third-party providers ("Service Content"); and 2) Shared Content contributed by users. All BiblioCommons Content is protected by law, and its use is governed by the rights described below.
The Service makes it possible for you to feature public BiblioCommons Content on outside websites or media. This is encouraged under the terms described here. Pages on other websites or media which display BiblioCommons Content must provide a link from each extract to an original presentation of that material on a BiblioCommons webpage. We reserve the right to object to or require the removal of any link that is determined by Us, in our sole judgment, to be inappropriate, misleading, inconsistent with the Service's or a Participating Library's image and reputation, or that otherwise creates an undue burden on BiblioCommons or the Service.
BiblioCommons and Markham Public Library grant our authorized users a limited, personal, non-transferable, revocable license to access and use the Service and Service Content for personal, non-commercial use. All other rights are reserved. Except as arranged by separate agreement, you may not copy, reproduce, republish, download, post, broadcast, transmit, make available to the public, or otherwise use the Service Content in any way except for your own personal, non-commercial use; nor may you disassemble, decompile, or reverse engineer the Service. The Service Content is the intellectual property of Participating Libraries, BiblioCommons, or their affiliates or their licensors, and is protected by Canadian and international copyright law. Some elements of the Service Content are also protected by trade-mark law and laws related to trade dress, trade secrets, and unfair competition.
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You agree to use the BiblioCommons Service in strict compliance with all applicable laws and regulations and in a manner that does not, in our sole judgment, negatively reflect on the goodwill or reputation of BiblioCommons or Participating Libraries. You shall take no actions which would cause BiblioCommons or Participating Libraries to be in violation of any laws, rulings or regulations applicable to BiblioCommons or Participating Libraries.
BiblioCommons does not share information in response to law enforcement requests unless it is presented with a warrant or other legal compulsion.
Without specific notice to you, BiblioCommons may change, supplement, delete or update any portion of the Service; or establish or change, at any time, general practices and limits concerning our products and services.
You agree that BiblioCommons, in its sole discretion, may terminate or suspend your use of the BiblioCommons Service and BiblioCommons Content at any time regardless of whether the BiblioCommons Service remains accessible by others. BiblioCommons may discontinue the BiblioCommons Service at any time without liability to you. Upon termination of the license, you shall cease all use of the BiblioCommons Service.