For these Terms and Conditions, the following definitions apply:
- “MAC” – the Manitoba Arts Council, an arms-length agency of the government of Manitoba whose primary role is arts funding.
- “Learn – Artists in Schools” – A MAC program dedicated to funding arts-based learning experiences in Manitoba schools.
- “Artists in Schools Website” – the internet site hosted at artistsinschools.ca. The sole purpose of the Artists in Schools Website is to inform the public about the MAC Learn – Artists in Schools program and to make available Listings of Artists who may submit applications for funding under the Learn – Artists in Schools program.
- “User” – any individual who accesses the Artists in Schools Website.
- “Artist” – Any Professional Artist, Indigenous Knowledge Keeper, Arts Cultural Professional, Professional Arts Group, and Professional Non-Profit Arts Organization with an active and approved profile in MAC’s online application system, or any other type of applicant deemed eligible to apply to the Learn – Artists in Schools program.
- “Listing” – Information about an Artist, their artistic practice and background, and their experience in the area of arts-based learning, provided for the sole purpose of allowing parties interested in pursuing arts-based learning projects to identify Artists for potential collaboration.
- “Content” – any type of information included by an Artist in a Listing, including (but not limited to): text, hyperlinks, media files, and other types of data.
There may be technical inaccuracies, errors, and/or omissions in the Artists in Schools Website. Information contained within it may be changed or updated without prior notification.
It is the sole responsibility of Users of the Artists in the Schools Website and of Artists accessing the Artists in Schools Website to ensure that they have access to the hardware, software, and Internet connection that are needed for the use of the Artists in Schools website.
The Artists in Schools Website may display links to other websites. MAC does not take any responsibility for the contents of those links and the present Terms and Conditions do not pertain to anything outside of the Artists in Schools Website.
MAC does not take responsibility for any harm that may occur to electronic devices used by any User or Artist to access the Artists in Schools website, including as a result of viruses, malware, worms, trojan horses, ransomware, any defect, or any other similarly malignant items.
Any Artist may submit a Listing to be included on the Artists in Schools Website. To do this, they are required to have an active and approved profile in MAC’s online application system. The submitted Listings are subject to approval by MAC staff prior to inclusion on the Artists in Schools Website. An Artist may request that their Listing from the Artists in Schools Website be modified or removed at any time. Any modifications to a Listing are subject to approval by MAC staff prior to inclusion on the Artists in Schools Website. MAC undertakes to review requests for modification or removal of a Listing within a time period no longer than 40 business days.
Content included by an Artist in a Listing must at least meet all of the following criteria:
- It must clearly serve the purpose of Artists in Schools Website and the purpose of Listings on that Website as defined above.
- It must be accurate, current, and correct; it is the sole responsibility of the Artist to ensure the continued accuracy of their Listing.
- It must not be in any way harmful to any electronic device used by third-party users to view and/or download the Content, including (but not limited to) as a result of viruses, malware, worms, trojan horses, ransomware, any defect, or any other similarly malignant items; it is the sole responsibility of the Artist to ensure that Content they share in their Listing presents no such risk.
- It must be in full compliance with all applicable legislation; it is the sole responsibility of the Artist to ensure continued compliance with all applicable legislation.
- It must not be crude or offensive.
- Content that identifiably depicts under-age children may be shared on the Artists in Schools Website only if appropriate consent from a parent or guardian for every child depicted has been secured; it is the sole responsibility of the Artist to ensure that all Content has received appropriate permissions.
MAC reserves the right to:
- remove part or all of any Listing that it finds to be in violation of any one of these criteria, and it reserves the right to interpret these criteria.
- remove a Listing if the Artist no longer meets the criteria to be eligible to apply for MAC funding as defined in the MAC General Guidelines.
- restrict the Content that can be uploaded to the Artists in Schools website in terms of file type, size, and other relevant criteria.
- remove a Listing that has not been updated over an 18-month period.
The Artists in Schools Website stores only the most recent version of any Listing; it does not store any previous versions of Listings that have been removed or modified. All Content that is removed or modified will be deleted and cannot be restored by MAC.
MAC does not assume any responsibility for any Content presented by Artists in a Listing. Aside from removing Listings in part and/or in whole, MAC will not modify the Contents of Listings.
The inclusion of an Artist’s Listing on the Artists in Schools Website does not:
- guarantee funding for that Artist by MAC through the Learn – Artists in Schools program nor through any other MAC program.
- represent an endorsement by MAC of the Artist, of their artistic practice, or of their aptitude and experience in the area of arts-based learning.
- represent any indication regarding the ability of any individual associated with the Artist’s Listing (as a project lead or as a collaborator) to successfully pass Police Record/Vulnerable Sector and Child Abuse Registry (CAR) checks. It is the sole responsibility of any school hosting a MAC funded arts-based learning project to ensure that all individuals associated with the project are cleared to work with children.