Terms of Service


Effective Date: September 1, 2016

Welcome to Rise Up! A digital archive of feminist activism (riseupfeministarchive.ca). This website is a digital archive of original publications, documents, flyers, posters and many other materials representing feminist activism in Canada and Quebec.

This Terms of Service  which incorporates our Privacy Policy, is a contract between us and you that states your rights and our rights relating to the Site. By using the Site, you are agreeing to be bound by these Terms.

The use of the Rise Up! website, its archival materials and all other content on this site is permitted for private study, research or educational purposes only. Any reproduction or alteration is not allowed.

When you submit materials and content to us, directly or as electronic files, including using the file uploader on the Rise Up! website, you grant us permission to use this content and agree these materials may be put on the website for public access. You give us these rights for an indefinite period of time and agree that we don’t owe you royalties.

Copyright of materials and content on this site rests with the copyright-holders. With anything that you submit, including comments you write and items you upload, you are asserting that you have the relevant copyright, trademark and intellectual property rights to make that work available, or have a well-reasoned belief that your republication of the work is a “fair use.”

You are solely responsible for any infringement of copyright. You will not hold us responsible for any content you provide or any use of content by you that violates any law or infringes the rights of any third party.

If you believe that your copyrighted work is accessible on the Rise Up! site in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, contact us immediately and provide the following information:

  • A description of the copyrighted work that you believe has been infringed;
  • A description of where the material is located, such as the URL where it is posted;
  • Your name, address, telephone number and email address;
  • A statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use of the material is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent or the law; and
  • A statement by you that you are the copyright owner or are authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf.

We can decide not to post or remove any content posted on our site, without any forewarning, for any reason we choose.

You acknowledge that the service may crash or not be available and you cannot rely on the service for access to materials or sue us for damages.

We link to other sites and are not responsible for the content, privacy practices or terms of service on those sites.

The site is PG-13 and is not intended for use by children. There may be explicit or adult topics in the materials on the site.

You are NOT permitted to interrupt the serving of our Site, introduce malicious code to the site in any way, assist anyone in misusing the Site in any way, or use the Site to violate the law or the safety or dignity of another person in any way.

We may modify these Terms of Service at any time. If we make changes to this policy that materially alter its effect, we will notify you on the Rise Up! website.