Using the Walk and Roll Website

General disclaimer
Trails Map disclaimer
Copyright guidelines

General disclaimer

The information in this website is provided for general information purposes only.

This website contains information created, published, maintained or otherwise posted by companies, institutions and organizations independent of the Region of Peel. No guarantee can be made as to the accuracy of these websites. Any reliance on the information contained in this website is entirely at the user’s own risk, and the Region shall not be responsible therefore.

The information on this site adheres to the Region of Peel’s Privacy & Terms of Use as outlined on the Region of Peel website.

Trails Map disclaimer

This map/site was created to encourage cycling and walking as a means of transportation/recreation.

The Regional Municipality of Peel and local municipalities of Peel (Brampton, Caledon and Mississauga):

  • Assumes no risk for the accuracy of this map or the safe condition of any road, sidewalk, route, trail or facility whatsoever mentioned on it. Users are solely responsible for risks encountered and their own health and safety, including the use of safety equipment.
  • Shall not be held responsible for any damages and/or claims whatsoever arising from the use of this map.

Cyclists and pedestrians must be aware of their riding skill and make their own evaluation of actual conditions encountered. Cyclists are reminded that they must comply with the Highway Traffic Act, R.S.O. 1990, CHAPTER H.8 as amended.

This map is not intended as a guide for children.

Copyright guidelines

This information is intended as an overview and guide and should not be considered a legal opinion now or in any way in the future.

Photographs (artistic works)

Who is the author of a photograph?
The "author" is the person or company who owned the initial negative or photograph (for digital photographs) when the image was taken.

Accordingly, to determine the status of copyright of a photo, you must determine the author of the photo or the negative:

  • If the author is a person, then the term of copyright is the life span of that person plus 50 years;
  • If the author is a company where the majority of the voting shares are owned by the person who "took" the photograph, then the copyright term is the life span of that person plus 50 years.
  • If the author is a company in which the majority of shares are not owned by the person taking the photograph (i.e., a newspaper-staff-taken photograph), then the term of copyright is 50 years from the taking of the photograph. (Permitted Exception: Fair Dealing.)

Published text (literary works)

Books
The "owner" of the copyright is the author. The term of the copyright is the life of the author plus 50 years.

Magazine articles
The copyright term is the author’s "life plus 50." The holder of the copyright may either be the author or the magazine, if copyright has been transferred by agreement.

Newspaper articles
The term of copyright is the life of the author plus 50 years. The holder of the copyright will either be the author or the newspaper, if copyright has been transferred by agreement.

Permitted exceptions
"Fair Dealing" and in the instance of newspaper or magazine articles which are more than one year old, then one copy of the article may be made for research or private study.

Unpublished text (literary works)

While the general copyright term of "Life of the author plus 50 years" applies to unpublished text (i.e., private letters, memoirs, reports, or manuscripts), there are a series of specific rules which apply in this area for material whose authors died on or before December 31, 1988. We suggest you seek guidance in this area.

Permitted exceptions
"Fair Dealing" and one copy of the article be made for research or private study.

Maps and plans (artistic works)

Unpublished or published maps and plans
The holder of the copyright is either the author of the material or if the person is employed (i.e., a City employee) then the employer becomes the holder of the copyright. Term of the copyright is the life of the author plus 50 years.

Permitted exceptions
For Regional maps and plans, a user may make a single copy for research or private study purposes.

Source:   Region of Peel website Privacy and Terms of Use

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