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This statement presents the Terms of Use of this site. All users of this site are deemed to have read, accepted and acknowledged the validity of the terms and conditions (“the terms”) set out below, and hereby agree to observe and be bound by them. The Huron-Wendat Museum may modify these terms at any time without prior notice. The date of the most recent modification of these terms appears at the bottom of this document.

These terms constitute the entirety of the rights and the obligations binding the Huron-Wendat Museum and all users of this site, and replace any prior terms or provisions respecting the use of this site. No verbal or written statement issued by an employee or director of the Huron-Wendat Museum, or by any other person can be construed to modify or supersede these terms.

The content and the use of this site are subject to the applicable laws of Québec and Canada. These terms, as well as any disputes or disagreements arising from their application, must be interpreted in accordance with these laws. Should any provision accompanying these terms be unlawful, void, or unenforceable for any reason, then said provision shall be deemed to be severable and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of these terms, which shall then be interpreted without reference to the expunged provision. Any recourse, action, petition or suit upon the content or use of this site and brought against the Huron-Wendat Museum, or implicating the latter, must be brought before a Québec court or a federal court of Canada, without regard for any potential application of any conflict of laws principles.


All content on this website, whether in written, visual, binary, auditory or other form, is the property of the Huron-Wendat Museum. This content is protected by Canadian and international legislation governing copyright (notably the Copyright Act, R.S.C., c. C-42). The Huron-Wendat Museum holds copyright, among other things, on the selection, the coordination, the layout and the improvement of this content. It is illegal to reproduce, modify, download, publish, copy, display, post, exhibit, share or otherwise distribute this content in whole or in part and, likewise, to exploit it, notably by contributing to its sale or transfer, or by creating works from it. However, the Huron-Wendat Museum permits all users of this site to copy its content without specific authorization or fees, notwithstanding the prohibition relative to the use of official and other marks, provided that:

  • Said copy is the result of a single download to a single computer;
  • Said copy is strictly for personal use, and not for commercial or gainful purposes;
  • The Huron-Wendat Museum is clearly identified as the source of the copied documents;
  • The copy is not presented as an official version of the documents copied, nor as a copy made in collaboration with the Huron-Wendat Museum, under its supervision or with its consent;
  • Following such a copy, the content of the copied documents is not modified for the purpose or with the result of infringing the moral rights of the Huron-Wendat Museum.

The Huron-Wendat Museum shall grant no license other than that stated above and, moreover, retains all of its intellectual property rights over the content of this site.

Any user of this website agrees that the Huron-Wendat Museum may make free use of or exploit the ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques communicated to it by electronic means, regardless of the purpose, and surrenders to the Huron-Wendat Museum their potential rights in this regard, without the Huron-Wendat Museum being required to pay any royalty or fee of any kind, save and except for the Huron-Wendat Museum undertaking to protect personal information.

Integrity and accuracy of information

The Huron-Wendat Museum strives to ensure that the information available on this website is complete, accurate and current. The information comes from sources that the Huron-Wendat Museum deems reliable and it is updated on a regular basis. It may nevertheless contain inaccuracies, omissions, typographical errors or other flaws.

Accordingly, this website and all of its content are made available to the public “as is” and without guarantees of any kind, either expressed or implied, including any implied guarantees of market quality, non-infringement or fitness for particular purposes or uses. Without limiting the foregoing, the Huron-Wendat Museum does not offer any guarantees regarding the availability or the stability of the content of this site, regarding access to it, or regarding the precision, reliability or accuracy of the information provided, particularly information regarding schedules, partners of the Huron-Wendat Museum, legislation or regulations, the availability of transportation services described or public invitations to tender. Users are urged to note that this site is subject to technical maintenance on a regular basis, which may limit or prevent access.

The Huron-Wendat Museum will not be liable for any direct or indirect damage sustained through the use of this site, including, in particular, any specific prejudice, punitive, exemplary, incidental, moral or consequential damages, loss of profits, loss of earnings or loss of information, damages for loss of exploitation, loss or deletion of programs or data from an information system, and other expenses or damages arising from the use or non-availability of this site, the algorithms it contains, incompatibility of any software downloaded or copied from this site, any interruption, defect, processing or transmission delays, or the presence of viruses, worms, or Trojan horses or other destructive elements or a power or system outage, regardless of whether or not the Huron-Wendat Museum has been advised of the possibility of such an outage, loss or expense.

Any user of this website uses it entirely at his or her own risk and agrees to indemnify and hold the Huron-Wendat Museum, as well as its directors, administrators, employees, suppliers, contractors or agents, harmless from any civil, criminal or quasi-criminal liability related to the use of this website irrespective of the latter’s negligence. Unless otherwise indicated, all sums of money shown on this website are expressed in the legal tender of Canada.

Modifications and illegal content

The Huron-Wendat Museum does not authorize users of this website to modify, reword, adapt, change, adjust, rearrange, dismantle, outline or decode its content, except when using information customization instruments specifically made available to users by the Huron-Wendat Museum. Moreover, it is strictly forbidden to post or transmit, to or through this website, any material that is unlawful or threatening, including texts, sounds or images of a defamatory, obscene, fraudulent, scandalous, seditious, pornographic or blasphemous nature, or any other material likely to constitute, foster or encourage the commission of a criminal or penal offence, give rise to a civil suit or to otherwise violate any laws in force.

Links to other sites

This site contains links that provide quick access to Internet sites belonging to and managed by third parties. The Huron-Wendat Museum makes these links available to users of its own site solely for their convenience, and exercises no control of any form over the content of the sites to which these links lead.

Furthermore, the Huron-Wendat Museum makes no assertion, issues no approval, and accepts no liability regarding the content or use of such sites. Some of these sites may place permanent or temporary cookies on their users’ hard drives. Finally, it should be noted that the information presented on the linked sites might not be available in English and/or French.

This site is designed and managed entirely by the Huron-Wendat Museum. Please contact the head office if you encounter any technical problems or errors while browsing the site.

These Terms of Use were last updated on March 21, 2020.