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Sunset Area Victim Services is a non-profit organization that provides 24/7 support services to victims of crime and tragic circumstance in Kenora, Dryden and Surrounding Areas.

Terms of Service for Sunset Area Victim Crisis Assistance & Referral Service

If you require any more information or have any questions about our Terms of Service, please feel free to contact us by email here : Contact us.

Introduction

These terms and conditions govern your use of this website; by using this website, you accept these terms and conditions in full and without reservation. If you disagree with these terms and conditions or any part of these terms and conditions, you must not use this website.

License to use website

Unless otherwise stated, www.victimserviceskenora.ca and/or its licensors own the intellectual property rights published on this website and materials used on www.victimserviceskenora.ca. Subject to the license below, all these intellectual property rights are reserved.

You may view, download for caching purposes only, and print pages, files or other content from the website for your own personal use, subject to the restrictions set out below and elsewhere in these terms and conditions.

You must not:

  • republish material from this website in neither print nor digital media or documents (including republication on another website);
  • sell, rent or sub-license material from the website;
  • show any material from the website in public;
  • reproduce, duplicate, copy or otherwise exploit material on this website for a commercial purpose;
  • edit or otherwise modify any material on the website;
  • redistribute material from this website – except for content specifically and expressly made available for redistribution; or
  • republish or reproduce any part of this website through the use of iframes or screenscrapers.

Where content is specifically made available for redistribution, it may only be redistributed within your organisation.

Acceptable use

You must not use this website in any way that causes, or may cause, damage to the website or impairment of the availability or accessibility of www.victimserviceskenora.ca or in any way which is unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful, or in connection with any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful purpose or activity.

You must not use this website to copy, store, host, transmit, send, use, publish or distribute any material which consists of (or is linked to) any spyware, computer virus, Trojan horse, worm, keystroke logger, rootkit or other malicious computer software.

You must not conduct any systematic or automated data collection activities on or in relation to this website without www.victimserviceskenora.ca’s express written consent.

This includes:

  • scraping
  • data mining
  • data extraction
  • data harvesting
  • ‘framing’ (iframes)
  • Article ‘Spinning’

You must not use this website or any part of it to transmit or send unsolicited commercial communications.

You must not use this website for any purposes related to marketing without the express written consent of www.victimserviceskenora.ca.

Restricted access

Access to certain areas of this website is restricted. www.victimserviceskenora.ca reserves the right to restrict access to certain areas of this website, or at our discretion, this entire website. www.victimserviceskenora.ca may change or modify this policy without notice.

If www.victimserviceskenora.ca provides you with a user ID and password to enable you to access restricted areas of this website or other content or services, you must ensure that the user ID and password are kept confidential. You alone are responsible for your password and user ID security..

www.victimserviceskenora.ca may disable your user ID and password at www.victimserviceskenora.ca’s sole discretion without notice or explanation.

User content

In these terms and conditions, “your user content” means material (including without limitation text, images, audio material, video material and audio-visual material) that you submit to this website, for whatever purpose.

You grant to www.victimserviceskenora.ca a worldwide, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free license to use, reproduce, adapt, publish, translate and distribute your user content in any existing or future media. You also grant to www.victimserviceskenora.ca the right to sub-license these rights, and the right to bring an action for infringement of these rights.

Your user content must not be illegal or unlawful, must not infringe any third party’s legal rights, and must not be capable of giving rise to legal action whether against you or www.victimserviceskenora.ca or a third party (in each case under any applicable law).

You must not submit any user content to the website that is or has ever been the subject of any threatened or actual legal proceedings or other similar complaint.

www.victimserviceskenora.ca reserves the right to edit or remove any material submitted to this website, or stored on the servers of www.victimserviceskenora.ca, or hosted or published upon this website.

www.victimserviceskenora.ca’s rights under these terms and conditions in relation to user content, www.victimserviceskenora.ca does not undertake to monitor the submission of such content to, or the publication of such content on, this website.

No warranties

This website is provided “as is” without any representations or warranties, express or implied. www.victimserviceskenora.ca makes no representations or warranties in relation to this website or the information and materials provided on this website.

Without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing paragraph, www.victimserviceskenora.ca does not warrant that:

  • this website will be constantly available, or available at all; or
  • the information on this website is complete, true, accurate or non-misleading.

Nothing on this website constitutes, or is meant to constitute, advice of any kind. If you require advice in relation to any legal, financial or medical matter you should consult an appropriate professional.

Limitations of liability

www.victimserviceskenora.ca will not be liable to you (whether under the law of contact, the law of torts or otherwise) in relation to the contents of, or use of, or otherwise in connection with, this website:

to the extent that the website is provided free-of-charge, for any direct loss;
for any indirect, special or consequential loss; or
for any business losses, loss of revenue, income, profits or anticipated savings, loss of contracts or business relationships, loss of reputation or goodwill, or loss or corruption of information or data.

These limitations of liability apply even if www.victimserviceskenora.ca has been expressly advised of the potential loss.

Exceptions

Nothing in this website disclaimer will exclude or limit any warranty implied by law that it would be unlawful to exclude or limit; and nothing in this website disclaimer will exclude or limit the liability of Sunset Area VCARS in respect of any:

  • death or personal injury caused by the negligence of www.victimserviceskenora.ca or its agents, employees or shareholders/owners;
  • fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation on the part of www.victimserviceskenora.ca; or
  • matter which it would be illegal or unlawful for www.savcars.ca to exclude or limit, or to attempt or purport to exclude or limit, its liability.

Reasonableness

By using this website, you agree that the exclusions and limitations of liability set out in this website disclaimer are reasonable.

If you do not think they are reasonable, you must not use this website.

Other parties

You accept that, as a limited liability entity, www.victimserviceskenora.ca has an interest in limiting the personal liability of its officers and employees. You agree that you will not bring any claim personally against www.victimserviceskenora.ca’s officers or employees in respect of any losses you suffer in connection with the website.

Without prejudice to the foregoing paragraph, you agree that the limitations of warranties and liability set out in this website disclaimer will protect www.victimserviceskenora.ca’s officers, employees, agents, subsidiaries, successors, assigns volunteers, and sub-contractors as well as www.victimserviceskenora.ca.

Unenforceable provisions

If any provision of this website disclaimer is, or is found to be, unenforceable under applicable law, that will not affect the enforceability of the other provisions of this website disclaimer.

Indemnity

You hereby indemnify www.victimserviceskenora.ca and undertake to keep www.victimserviceskenora.ca indemnified against any losses, damages, costs, liabilities and expenses (including without limitation legal expenses and any amounts paid by www.victimserviceskenora.ca to a third party in settlement of a claim or dispute on the advice of www.victimserviceskenora.ca’s legal advisers) incurred or suffered by www.victimserviceskenora.ca arising out of any breach by you of any provision of these terms and conditions, or arising out of any claim that you have breached any provision of these terms and conditions.

Breaches of these terms and conditions

Without prejudice to www.victimserviceskenora.ca’s other rights under these terms and conditions, if you breach these terms and conditions in any way, www.victimserviceskenora.ca may take such action as www.victimserviceskenora.ca deems appropriate to deal with the breach, including suspending your access to the website, prohibiting you from accessing the website, blocking computers using your IP address from accessing the website, contacting your internet service provider to request that they block your access to the website and/or bringing court proceedings against you.

Variation

www.victimserviceskenora.ca may revise these terms and conditions from time-to-time. Revised terms and conditions will apply to the use of this website from the date of the publication of the revised terms and conditions on this website. Please check this page regularly to ensure you are familiar with the current version.

Assignment

www.victimserviceskenora.ca may transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with www.victimserviceskenora.ca’s rights and/or obligations under these terms and conditions without notifying you or obtaining your consent.

You may not transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with your rights and/or obligations under these terms and conditions.

Severability

If a provision of these terms and conditions is determined by any court or other competent authority to be unlawful and/or unenforceable, the other provisions will continue in effect. If any unlawful and/or unenforceable provision would be lawful or enforceable if part of it were deleted, that part will be deemed to be deleted, and the rest of the provision will continue in effect.

Entire agreement

These terms and conditions, together with www.victimserviceskenora.ca’s Privacy Policy constitute the entire agreement between you and www.victimserviceskenora.ca in relation to your use of this website, and supersede all previous agreements in respect of your use of this website.

Law and jurisdiction

These terms and conditions will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Kenora, Ontario, and any disputes relating to these terms and conditions will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Kenora, Ontario.
www.victimserviceskenora.ca’s details

The full name of www.victimserviceskenora.ca is Sunset Area VCARS.

You can contact www.victimserviceskenora.ca by email at our email address link at the top of this Terms of Service document.

Our Privacy Policy

What is personal information?

Personal information may include such information as your name, email address, mailing addresses, financial information, birth dates, preferences, and information collected electronically via cookies.

Does Sunset Area VCARS ask for personal information?

Possibly. Sunset Area VCARS will ask for your name, address, email address (mandatory), and other personal information when you register with ParrotsOnly.COM. Several places on our site may require personal information if you choose to use them, such as our registration form, order form, online survey, and other services that require registration or subscription. At these places, we ask you to give us contact information (like name, email address, birth date, gender, zip code, occupation, industry, and personal interests), unique identifiers, financial information (like credit card numbers), and demographic information (like postal code, or age).

How does Sunset Area VCARS use information it gathers about me?

Sunset Area VCARS collects and uses your name, email address and other personal information to provide you with a product or service that you requested. This information also enables Sunset Area VCARS to develop and customize products or services to better meet your needs and preferences and to offer you products and services from Sunset Area VCARS, any of its affiliated companies within the Sunset Area VCARS group of companies, and other sources that may be of interest to you.

Does Sunset Area VCARS share my personal information? If so, with whom?

Sunset Area VCARS will not release your personal information with these exceptions:

  • When you give us permission to do so;
  • When we believe in good faith that the law requires it;
  • To protect the rights or property of Sunset Area VCARS or its affiliates;
  • Under limited circumstances specifically described to you when we collect the information;
  • To affiliated companies within the Sunset Area VCARS group of companies.


When else might Sunset Area VCARS use my personal information?

Subject to confidentiality agreements, Sunset Area VCARS may match aggregated, statistical user information to parameters established by third parties, without releasing user information. This aggregated information does not contain any personally identifiable information. For example, we may disclose aggregated user statistics (for example, 31% of our users are professionals) in order to describe our site or services to trading partners, advertisers, other third parties and for other lawful purposes.

Will Sunset Area VCARS use my information for direct mailings?

Sunset Area VCARS or Sunset Area VCARS affiliated companies may send you information about our products or services that may be of interest to you. If you do not want to receive direct mailings, all you have to do is say so when you give us your personal information. If you have given permission and change your mind, you can ask to be taken out of future direct mailings.

How does Sunset Area VCARS protect the privacy of children?

The privacy of children is important to us. Your children should always ask you for permission before sending personal information to Sunset Area VCARS, or to anyone else. Any personal information we gather from children under the age of 18 would be used solely for demographic purposes. We will not knowingly send direct mailings, including email or other correspondence to anyone who indicates that they are younger than 18 years.

Does Sunset Area VCARS use cookies?

Yes, Sunset Area VCARS uses cookies in these ways:

  • We use cookies to remind us who you are and to find your account information in our database when you access a service so you do not need to log in at every visit. This helps us to provide you with service tailored to your specific needs and interests. A cookie is set when you register for a service.
  • We use cookies to estimate our audience size. Your browser is given a unique cookie that helps us determine whether yours is a repeat visit or a first visit.
  • We use cookies to determine the browser the visitor uses so the site can be designed to work properly with the most common versions of different browsers.
  • Advertisers that place ads with Sunset Area VCARS may use cookies.

Does Sunset Area VCARS use IP addresses?

Sunset Area VCARS collects IP addresses for the purposes of system administration and to create aggregate statistical reports for advertisers and to prevent malicious behavior on our sites.

What else should I know about protecting my privacy?

Generally speaking, whenever you disclose personal information online, that information may be intercepted, collected and used. That goes for information disclosed on message boards, in chat areas – or even in email. If you post personal information online, that information may be intercepted and may be accessible to the public and may expose you to unsolicited messages.

Sunset Area VCARS is not responsible if that information is intercepted.

As a result, you transmit information to anyone at your own risk. Sunset Area VCARS’s partners, co-branded sites and third party Internet sites and services accessible through our site, or third parties collecting information for their own purposes may have their own privacy and data collection practices. Sunset Area VCARS is not responsible for and bears no liability for these policies or actions. You alone are responsible for keeping passwords and information safe. Be careful and responsible whenever you’re online.

Sunset Area VCARS Privacy Policy

Sunset Area VCARS has created this Privacy Policy in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to privacy. The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for this Web site: victimserviceskenora.ca We use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server, and to administer our Web site. Your IP address is also used to gather broad demographic information. Our site may use cookies to make sure you don’t see the same ad repeatedly. We use cookies to deliver content specific to your interests, to save your password so you don’t have to re-enter it each time you visit our site, and for the other purposes set out below:

  • We use cookies to remind us who you are and to find your account information in our database when you access a service so you do not need to log in at every visit. This helps us to provide you with service tailored to your specific needs and interests. A cookie is set when you register for a service.
  • We use cookies to keep track of your login status. Your browser is given a unique cookie that helps us determine whether yours is a repeat visit or a first visit.
  • We use cookies to determine the browser the visitor uses so the site can be designed to work properly with the most common versions of different browsers.
  • Advertisers that place ads with Sunset Area VCARS may use cookies Our site’s registration forms require users to give us a unique username and password. To post a message in Sunset Area VCARS using an e-form, an email address is also required. Submitting Tender documents does not require registrations or emails. A cookie is still used.

This site contains links to third party sites. Sunset Area VCARS or any of its affiliates is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such Web sites. Sunset Area VCARS co-branded sites and content partner sites may have privacy policies independent of Sunset Area VCARS This Privacy Policy extends only to data collected on pages hosted on the Sunset Area VCARS servers. Sunset Area VCARS may share aggregate information with trading partners, co-branded sites, and advertisers; however, this aggregated information does not contain personally identifiable information.

Our online surveys may ask visitors for such information as contact information (like their email address), demographic information (like their postal code or age). We may use contact data from our surveys to send information about our company and promotional material from some of our partners or advertisers. Only Sunset Area VCARS or affiliated companies within the Sunset Area VCARS group of companies have access to your personal information. Users may opt-out of receiving future e-mail communications. Please see the choice/opt-out section below.

Demographic and profile data is also collected at our site. We use this data to tailor our visitor’s experience at our site and display the content according to their preferences. This information is shared with advertisers on an aggregate basis only.

The customer’s contact information is also used to contact the visitor when necessary and may be shared with other companies or affiliated companies within the Sunset Area VCARS group of companies who may want to contact our visitors. Only Sunset Area VCARS or affiliated companies within the Sunset Area VCARS group of companies have access to your personal information. Users may opt-out of receiving future e-mail communications; see the choice/opt-out section below.

Public Forums

This site makes chat rooms, forums, message boards and/or news groups available to its users. Please remember that any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal information.

Security

This site has reasonable security measures in place to protect against the loss, misuse and be intercepted by third parties. Sunset Area VCARS or any of its affiliated companies within the Sunset Area VCARS group of companies assumes no liability for interception, alteration or misuse of information transmitted over the Internet.

Children’s Guidelines

Sunset Area VCARS is not marketed or directed towards children. Nevertheless, it is possible for children to publicly post or distribute personally identifiable contact information without prior parental consent within chat rooms, forums, message boards, and/or news groups. No communication, however, will be sent to anyone or information collected from anyone who indicates that they are younger than 16 years old without their parents’ permission.

Choice/Opt-Out

In the Registration process where we request information about the visitor, our site provides users the opportunity to opt-out of receiving email or other forms of communications from us, our affiliated companies and our trading partners.

Contacting Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this Web site, you can contact:

Sunset Area VCARS
Main Street South., Suite 1, Kenora, Ontario

Interested in becoming a Crisis Intervention Volunteer?

Introduction:

Volunteers are the foundation of Sunset Area Victims Crisis Assistance and Referral Services.  It is through their selfless dedication and commitment to making a difference in the lives of victims that our services are available on a 24/7 basis. We are always looking for compassionate and caring individuals whom are interested assisting others in difficult times and helping to lessen the long-term effects of trauma.

Are you interested in helping others? Do you find yourself going above and beyond to help those in need? Do you have compassion for those whom are struggling? Are you looking for ways to give back to your community and make a difference? If you answered yes to these questions than becoming a Certified Crisis Intervention Volunteer may be for you!

Free Training:

We offer FREE, standardized online training. Volunteers become equipped with skills needed to start making a difference. Along with the online component, SAVCARS provides free in-house training to strengthen the skills and understanding of crisis intervention, and support. This training is provided by staff whom have critical experience in the field. Once you have completed the training, you will receive a Crisis Kit filled with items to assist while you are on call.

Through this training, volunteers will learn how to assist victims experiencing trauma based on their circumstances. Volunteers will develop the skills to provide emotional and practical support, referral services and emergency assistance to individuals that may be experiencing a variety of crisis situations. Listed below are some of the situations volunteers will provide assistance with as well as some of material offered in our training program.

Abduction & Missing Persons

Canadian Centre for Missing Children
Crime Stoppers Canada    
Crisis Response Services: Kenora & Rainy River District    
National Center for Victims of Crime    
Ontario Child Find    
Ontario Missing Adults    
Treaty Three Police Services

Addictions

Addictions Ontario    
Additions Foundation Manitoba: AFM    
Al Anon and Al Ateen for MB and NWO    
Changes Recovery Homes: Kenora    
Crisis Response Services: Kenora & Rainy River District    
Drugs and Alcohol Helpline    
Dryden Hospital: Mental Health and Addictions Programs    
Kenora Substance Abuse and Mental Health Task Force    
Lake of the Woods District Hosptial: Community Programs    
Morning Star Detox: Contact Information    
Ontario Problem Gambling Helpline    
Responsible Gambling

 

Programs at Sunset Area VCARS

At SAVCARS, we have several core programs for people requiring victim services. You can read about on the links below.

We are always in need of dedicated volunteers.
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