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Terms of use of data published on icriq.com

1. Copyright

Data contained in the Banque d'information industrielle on the icriq.com website have been produced and collected by the Centre de recherche industrielle du Québec, hereafter referred to as “CRIQ”. The data and its related structure, collection, user interface, search engines, and any other information made available on the icriq.com website, are the sole propriety of CRIQ and are protected by provisions of the Copyright Law and applicable international agreements. These provisions help identify the source of the said information and, in some cases, prohibit or limit its reproduction, dissemination or use. Therefore, the sole rights of use granted to users of the icriq.com website are those specially stated in these Terms of Use. The “icriq” name and logo are registered trademarks of CRIQ. Any use of the icriq name or logo or of any third party trademark present on the site is therefore prohibited without prior written authorization from CRIQ or the third party that owns the trademark.

2. Right of Use

You are granted for your own private, personal and non-commercial use a non-exclusive right of use to query and consult the data provided on icriq.com. It is possible to consult a maximum of 200 company profiles.

Should you wish to manipulate data according to your needs (ex.: to produce labels) or acquire additional company profiles, over the authorized quota (200), you must click on the “Purchase this list” button and follow the online list purchasing instructions. To see these instructions, you can click on “List Purchasing” in the top menu.

3. Right of Use Restrictions

Without prior written authorization from CRIQ, you may not:

  • Transmit to a third party, modify, download, communicate, publish, reproduce on the Internet or other broadcasting channel, save or store the material and information found on icriq.com, through any means, for purposes other than those authorized in paragraph 2;
  • Resell, in any shape or form, all or part of the data contained on the icriq.com website;
  • Create a databank using the information contained on the icriq.com website;
  • Solicit additional information from companies, in a way that would suggest that it is requested on behalf of the CRIQ.

It is also strictly prohibited for you to violate or attempt to violate the security of the icriq.com website, in particular by:

  • Accessing data that is not intended for your use;
  • Connecting to a server or an account that you are not authorized to access;
  • Exploring, scanning or testing the vulnerability of a system or network;
  • Interfering with the supply of services to a user, host or network;
  • Sending spontaneous messages, including promotions or announcements concerning products or services.

4. Violation of the Terms of Use

In the event of abusive use of the icriq.com website, or of noncompliance with the provisions of these Terms of Use, CRIQ reserves the right to take any necessary action to end the said abusive use of the icriq.com website and to enforce the provisions of these Terms of Use.

5. Liability Release

CRIQ shall not be liable for any direct or indirect damages resulting from the use or nonuse of the data provided on the icriq.com website.

Without prejudice to the above, CRIQ shall not be liable for the integrity of information, accuracy or reliability of queried data or the printing or availability of data displayed on the icriq.com website.

Furthermore, any reference to a product, service, manufacturer, supplier or other, on the icriq.com website, should in no way be interpreted as an approval or recommendation of it by CRIQ. The icriq.com website also contains hyperlinks that provide access to websites belonging to third parties and managed by them. CRIQ makes the links available to users for their convenience only, and has no control whatsoever over how the sites are operated. Therefore, CRIQ shall not be liable for the quality of products or services provided by manufacturers and suppliers registered on the icriq.com website or for the contents of their websites.

6. Applicable Law

These Terms of Use are subject to applicable legislation of the Province of Québec and of Canada and should be interpreted accordingly. Any litigation associated with these Terms of Use shall be dealt with through the appropriate Québec courts.


BII-F-18A (2009-04)