Terms of Use & Privacy

Terms of Use

The Manitoba Flexible Learning HUB website includes, but is not limited to, use of social media, blogs and other forms of online interactive spaces.

For your protection, please understand that by submitting a contribution to The Manitoba Flexible Learning HUB, you accept full responsibility for ensuring that in making your contribution your intellectual property rights are not lost or diminished (See the Creative Commons Copyright page).

The Manitoba Flexible Learning HUB does not warrant any material or information you contribute will be protected against loss, misuse or alteration by third parties.

In particular, The Manitoba Flexible Learning HUB does not warrant you will not suffer loss or diminution of any intellectual property rights you own or may be able to obtain in relation to any material or information you contribute.

If your contribution includes material in which the copyright is owned by another person or entity, you warrant you have obtained all necessary permissions, authorisations, licences and consents required for the use of such materials (including for The Manitoba Flexible Learning HUB to reproduce, publish, perform or communicate to the public), and have made arrangements for the payment of any royalties or other fees payable in respect of the use of such material.

You grant The Manitoba Flexible Learning HUB a royalty-free and irrevocable licence to do any act comprised in the copyright (including reproducing, publishing, performing or communicating to the public) in relation to stories, material or information you contribute.

You agree to indemnify The Manitoba Flexible Learning HUB against any loss, liability, claim, demand, damage or expense (including legal fees) asserted by a third party (including yourself) arising out of a breach of any warranty referred to above or of these terms of use.


Your personal information is being collected under the authority of the The University of Manitoba Act. The information you provide to as a pilot user during the prototype/pilot phase is used to authenticate your identity and to provide access to The Manitoba Flexible Learning HUB.

Profile data entered by users in The Manitoba Flexible Learning HUB online environment is used for authentication and blog comment purposes.

This personal information will not be used or disclosed for other purposes, unless permitted by The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA). If you have any questions about the collection of this personal information (or personal health information), contact the University of Manitoba Access & Privacy Office.

GDPR and the Sassy Social Share Plugin 

We embed a Facebook widget to allow you to see number of likes/shares/recommends and “like/share/recommend” our webpages. This widget may collect your IP address, your web browser User Agent, store and retrieve cookies on your browser, embed additional tracking, and monitor your interaction with the widget, including correlating your Facebook account with whatever action you take within the widget (such as “liking/sharing/recommending” our webpage), if you are logged in to Facebook. For more information about how this data may be used, please see Facebook’s data privacy policy: https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/update.

We use a Twitter Tweet widget at our website. As a result, our website makes requests to Twitter’s servers for you to be able to tweet our webpages using your Twitter account. These requests make your IP address visible to Twitter, who may use it in accordance with their data privacy policy: https://twitter.com/en/privacy#update.

We use a Linkedin Share widget at our website to allow you to share our webpages on Linkedin. These requests may track your IP address in accordance with their data privacy policy: https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy.