Terms and Conditions

Please review these Terms of Use carefully. By accessing, using or purchasing a product or service on www.medicinehat.ca, you accept and agree to comply with the following Terms of Use. If you do not agree with these Terms of Use, you should immediately discontinue any use of this site. These Terms of Use are subject to change. You should visit this web page periodically to review the Terms of Use that govern your transactions and are binding on you.


The City of Medicine Hat grants you a limited non-exclusive, non-transferable license to access and make personal use of the Site for non-commercial use, provided the website is not modified or downloaded (other than page caching) unless expressly authorized by the city. You will be fully responsible for any consequences resulting from any use. This license does not include any right for resale or commercial use of the site or its content. No derivative use of the site or its contents or any use of data mining, robots, or similar data-gathering and extraction tools is permitted. Any unauthorized use of the Site will terminate the license and all the limited rights or permission granted by the city.

Copyright and intellectual property rights

The City of Medicine Hat owns the intellectual property rights, including copyright, or has acquired the necessary licenses, in the information including all text, graphics, images, HTML code, multimedia clips, icons, the selection and compilation of the contents of the site.

The Contents on this Site and its compilation is protected by Canadian and international copyright, and trademark laws. Unauthorized use of the Contents may violate copyright, trademark, and other laws. You may make a single copy of the contents on this site for non-commercial, personal or educational use only. Copying, repackaging, redistributing or modifying the contents provided by this site, in whole or in part, in printed or electronic format, is strictly prohibited.

Participation in online discussion groups, comments & other communications

You may post or submit comments, suggestions, ideas, questions, or other information to The City, provided the content is not illegal, obscene, defamatory, threatening, an invasion of privacy, objectionable or infringing of intellectual property rights of third parties, and does not consist of or contain software viruses, commercial solicitation or any form of "spam". You must not use a false e-mail address, impersonate any person or entity, or otherwise mislead as to the origin of such content.

If you post or submit comments, suggestions, ideas, questions, or other information, you grant the City of Medicine Hat an irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free, right to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, and display such content or material world-wide. You irrevocably waive all moral rights to such material. You represent and warrant that you own or otherwise control all rights to any material posted or submitted and that your material does not violate these Terms of Use or other city policy and will not cause injury to any person or entity; and that you will indemnify the city for all losses or claims resulting from material you supply. Please see privacy policy for more information.

The City of Medicine Hat takes no responsibility and assumes no liability for any material posted by you or any third party. The city reserves the right to monitor and edit or remove any activity or material or inactivate any account that appears to violate these terms of use or guidelines for participating in an online discussion.

Limitation of liability, disclaimer of warranties and conditions

The contents, products and services are provided in good faith on an "as is" basis and were current at the time of posting for use on this site.

The City of Medicine Hat disclaims all warranties or conditions, express or implied, in respect of the Contents, products and services considered by these Terms of Use, including without limitation, implied warranties and conditions of merchantability and fitness for any particular purpose or non-infringement. This disclaimer applies to the fullest possible extent in jurisdictions that limit the exclusion of implied warranties.

The City is not responsible for any liability for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential or other damages resulting from the use, misuse or misinterpretation of any content, products or services provided by this site.


You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless the City of Medicine Hat and its officials, officers, employees and authorized representatives from and against any liability, loss injury (including injuries resulting in death), demand, action, cost, expense, or claim of any kind, including but not limited to lawyer's fees, relating in any way to your use of the contents, products or services provided by this Site.


Links to third-party websites are provided solely as a convenience to you. These other websites were independently developed by parties other than the City of Medicine Hat and the city assumes no responsibility for the accuracy or appropriateness of the information contained in such websites. The inclusion of any link to another website does not imply an endorsement by the City of Medicine Hat and should not be construed as an endorsement of that party or its product or services. If you decide to access linked third party websites, you do so entirely at your own risk. When you visit another site, please review their terms of use.

You are granted a limited, revocable, and nonexclusive right to create a hyperlink to the Site, so long as the link does not portray The City of Medicine Hat, its officials, its employees, or its Content, products or services in a false, misleading, derogatory, or otherwise offensive matter. You may not use any logo or other proprietary graphic or trademark as part of the link without express written permission.

Site policies, modification and severability

We reserve the right to make changes to our Site, policies or Terms of Use and provide any additional terms at any time. The changes or additional terms are effective immediately upon their posting on the Site. Your use of the Site will be subject to the Terms of Use posted on the Site at the time of use. In the event any of these conditions should be determined to be invalid, void, or for any reason unenforceable, that condition will be deemed to be severable and will not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining condition.


If you violate these Terms of Use or other policies and guidelines posted on this Site, your permission to use the Content automatically and immediately terminates and you must immediately destroy any copies you have made of the Content. The City of Medicine Hat reserves all of its rights at law and in equity.

Governing law and jurisdiction

The use of the Site and any purchase made on this Site are governed by the laws in force in the Province of Alberta and Canada. You agree and submit to the exclusive personal jurisdiction and venue of the courts located in Calgary, Alberta. The United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods will not apply.

Access to Assessment and property information

Access to assessment information, property information and any related records provided on this Site is limited to fifty (50) address requests each time you access the site or per visit to the site.

Assessment information is intended to provide access by an assessed person or business entity (for non-commercial and internal purposes) to an assessment record or to a summary of an assessment as required by the Municipal Government Act (Alberta) Section 301.

Any person or entity that wishes to have access to or make use of any assessment information, property information and any related record beyond the scope permitted by these Terms of Use must seek permission and an additional formal license agreement as set out in the "request for permission" section below.

Description of services, products, pricing and payment terms

The City of Medicine Hat has attempted to be as accurate as reasonably possible, however, it does not warrant that product descriptions or other Contents of the Site are accurate, complete, reliable, current, or error-free.

Prices and availability of products and services are subject to change at any time without notice. All prices are listed in Canadian dollars. In addition to these Terms of Use, some products and services are subject to a separate additional license agreement.

Payment terms are within The City of Medicine Hat's sole discretion, and unless otherwise specified in The City's invoice, payment must be received by The City prior to The City's acceptance of an order. Orders are not binding on The City until accepted by The City. Separate charges for shipping and handling may be shown on The City's invoice. You are responsible for Goods and Sales Tax ("GST") and any other taxes applicable to your order or use which will be shown as a separate charge on The City's invoice.

Request for permission or further information

Any use beyond the scope permitted by these Terms of Use requires express written permission from The City of Medicine Hat. The requirements for obtaining written permission may include but is not limited to an additional formal license agreement to which a license fee may apply. Submit a request online for more information.