Terms of Use

The Production Ottawa Network (hereafter called “Production Ottawa”) is a network of websites including:


Production Ottawa provides a collection of online resources, including audition notices, job postings, directory listings, classified ads, and various entertainment or information-based articles and videos, (the ”Service”) subject to the Terms of Use outlined in this document, which may be updated from time to time and without notification.  By using the Service in any way, you are agreeing to these Terms of Use and, additionally, when using any particular service of Production Ottawa, you agree to be aware of and abide any posted guidelines for that service.

Section 1) CONTENT

You recognize that all postings , text, images, files, videos or other materials (the “Content”) posted on, transmitted through, or linked from the Service, are the sole responsibility of the person who originated it. Specifically, you are responsible for each individual piece of Content that you post, email, or otherwise make available through the Service.

You understand that Production Ottawa does not always pre-approve or pre-screen Content, but that Production Ottawa maintains the right (but not the obligation) to refuse, delete, or move any Content as it’s sole discretion for violating the spirit or the letter of these Terms of Use, or for any other reason.

You understand that Production Ottawa does not control and is not responsible for Content posted through the service, and that in using the Service, you may be exposed to Content that is offensive, inaccurate, misleading, or otherwise objectionable.


Production Ottawa and Content available through the Service may link you to or provide you access to third party content which is completely independent of Production Ottawa. You agree that Production Ottawa is in no way responsible for content or conduct of third party individuals or organizations or your interactions with them and that all interactions, including an online or offline exchange of goods or services, are solely between you and such individuals or organizations. You should conduct whatever research is necessary and use due caution before proceeding with any transaction. You further agree that Production Ottawa, its officers, employees, agents, and assigns shall not be liable for any loss or damage of any sort  incurred by such dealings and you hereby release them from all claims, demands and damages of every kind or nature.

You agree to hold Production Ottawa, its employees, officers, affiliates, or assigns harmless from any demand or claim made by any third parties due to or arising out of Content you post or submit to the Service or through your use of the Service or your violation of these Terms of Use.


Production Ottawa grants you a limited, revocable, and nonexclusive right to access the Service for your own personal use. This license does not include any collection, copying, duplication, or display of any piece of Content, though Production Ottawa does permit you, on your website, or via social media outlet, to post a hyperlink to individual pieces of Content on the service so long as such use is for noncommercial means. You may also create a hyperlink to the home page of Production Ottawa sites so long as the link does not portray Production Ottawa, its employees, or its affiliates in a misleading, false, or otherwise offensive manner.

Users of Production Ottawa, using any aspect of the Service agree that said use is entirely at your own risk. Production Ottawa is available on an “as is” or “as available” basis, without any warranties of any kind. All express and implied warranties are expressly disclaimed to the fullest extent permitted by law. This includes any warranties for the security, reliability, timeliness, accuracy, and performance of Production Ottawa or the Service.

In using Production Ottawa or the Service, you agree not to make unsolicited contact with anybody for any commercial or other unsolicited purpose and not to collect personal data about other users.

Many aspects of the Service allow users to post comments or responses to content. Use of the comment system is intended to foster positive of constructive conversation between users and in posting comments, users are subject to the same terms and conditions as Posting Agents, as outlined below in Section 4.


Through use of the Service, you and other users may be granted permission to post content directly to or to submit content for posting to Production Ottawa, thus becoming a Posting Agent. Posting Agents understand that their rights to post or submit content only exist so long as they:

  1. Do not post or submit content that is unlawful, harmful, harassing, abusive,  or threatening, to any individual or group of individuals.
  2. Do not post or submit content that can be considered pornographic and depicts one or more individuals engaged in actual or simulated sexual conduct.
  3. Do not post or submit content that is hateful or is intended to intimidate or degrade any individual or group of individuals.
  4. Do not impersonate any person, organization, or entity in a way that falsely misstates or implies an association or affiliation with a person, organization, or entity.
  5. Do not post or submit content that includes personal or identifying information about another individual without that individual’s express consent.
  6. Do not post or submit the same or similar content more than a single time.
  7. Do not post or submit content that is false, deceptive, or misleading.
  8. Do not post or submit content that is in violation of another individual or organization’s copyright or patents unless the proper permissions have been obtained beforehand.
  9. Do not post or submit content that isn’t local and doesn’t support the spirit or intent of the Service.
  10. Do not post or submit content that contains software viruses or other malicious computer code intended to disrupt the Service.

Production Ottawa reserves the right to remove content or not post submitted content that breaches any of these conditions or that is otherwise inconsistent with the spirit and intent of the Service.


Production Ottawa, for certain aspects of the Service, may charge a fee to post Content. This fee is an access fee permitting Content to be posted and Posting Agents are still responsible for said Content in compliance with these Terms of Use. All fees paid will be non-refundable in the event that Paid Content is removed.


You understand that Production Ottawa may set limits on the use of the Service, including the maximum number of days that Content will remain online, the maximum size and number of postings, or other Content, and that Production Ottawa has no responsibility or liability for the deletion or failure to store any piece of Content.  You further agree that Production Ottawa reserves the right at any time to modify or discontinue the Service, or any part thereof, without notice, and that Production Ottawa shall not be liable to you or to any third party for such modifications of discontinuance of the Service.

Section 7) COPYRIGHT

Production Ottawa is protected by copyright laws and applicable international treaties and content displayed through the Service is protected as a collective work.

Copying, reproducing, modifying, redistributing, or creating derivative works from the Service as a whole or any individual piece of Content is strictly prohibited without express written consent from Production Ottawa.

Even though Production Ottawa does not claim ownership of Content posted by Posting Agents, by posting or submitting Content through the Service, you automatically grant, as well as warrant that you have the right to grant, Production Ottawa a perpetual, non-exclusive, and irrevocable world-wide license to use, display, copy, modify, and distribute said Content as well as to prepare derivative works from the Content or incorporate the Content into other works and to authorize and grant sublicenses of any of the foregoing.

Additionally, by posting or submitting Content through the Service, you automatically grant Production Ottawa the necessary rights to prohibit any subsequent display, copying, or creation of derivative works based on the Content by any person, organization or entity for any purpose.


Production Ottawa collects information required for the delivery of the Service. This includes but is not limited to your email address, phone number, and other contact information. Any information posted or submitted to the Service or sent to us by directly contacting us may be and is likely to be kept in our records indefinitely.

Production Ottawa takes great care to protect collected information. We will never use or make available your personal information in ways not explicitly or otherwise implied in your posting or submission of the information, your use of the service, or these Terms of Use.

If you maintain a membership account as part of your use of any individual aspect of the Service, we reserve the right to contact you in relation to that particular service or any other aspect of the Service in general using the contact information we have on file for that membership account.

Membership accounts are password-protected. Production Ottawa is able to change passwords on request but is not able to access passwords directly, nor do we have direct access to accounts. It is your responsibility to keep your password safe.

For Paid Content, credit card use may be required. Production Ottawa does not collect credit card information and does not store this information. The information is collected and used by PayPal or other secure merchant system and such collection and use is subject to their own terms of use and privacy policy. Production Ottawa makes no claims or guarantees related to these third party services.

Information may be collected through the use of the Service required for proper maintenance of the Service and upholding of the Terms of Use, including your IP address and the page URL and timestamp of each web page visited.

Although we make good faith efforts to store collected information in a secure operating environment, we cannot guarantee complete security.

Third parties may have different privacy policies over which we are not responsible and have no control over. You are encouraged to verify the privacy policies of each website visited before submitting information.

As an exception to the above, Production Ottawa may disclose information, including personal and other user information, if required to do so by law or under the good faith belief that such disclosure is necessary to enforce these Terms of Use, respond to claims that any Content violates the rights of third-parties or claims that contact information of a third-party has been posted without their consent, or to protect the rights, property, or personal safety of Production Ottawa, its employees, users, or the general public.

All information that ends up publicly posted to Production Ottawa, including email addresses, may be archived or cached by third party websites over which we have no control.