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Copyright/Permission to Reproduce

Materials on this Website have been produced and/or compiled by Natural Resources Canada for the purpose of providing Canadians with direct access to information about the programs and services offered by the Government of Canada (GoC).

Much of the material on this Website is covered by the Copyright Act, by Canadian laws, policies, regulations and by international agreements. Such provision serves to identify the information source and, in specific instances, to prohibit reproduction of materials without written permission.

Third-party Materials

Some of the materials and graphical elements found on GoC Website are subject to copyrights held by other organizations. This is particularly true of Websites that are jointly operated by a GoC institution and an external organization, as part of a collaborative agreement. In such cases, some restrictions on the reproduction of materials or graphical elements may apply; it may be necessary to seek permission from the author or copyright holder prior to reproduction. To obtain information concerning copyright ownership and restrictions on reproduction on this Website, please contact us.

RETScreen Copyright and Trademark

The RETScreen International Clean Energy Project Analysis Software and accompanying manual, databases, data, logos, etc. are copyright of the Minister of Natural Resources Canada (1997 - 2014). Duplication in any manner is forbidden without prior written permission, which may be obtained by contacting us.

The RETScreen International Clean Energy Decision Support Centre and accompanying files that can be downloaded (e.g. software, databases, data, course material, case studies, project studies, manual, logos, etc.) are copyright of the Minister of Natural Resources Canada (1997 - 2014). Duplication in any manner is forbidden without prior written permission, which may be obtained by contacting us.

© Minister of Natural Resources Canada 1997 - 2014.
All rights reserved. RETSCREEN is a registered trademark of the Minister of Natural Resources Canada. No part of the material protected by this copyright notice may be reproduced or used in any form or by any means without permission from the copyright owners.

RETScreen International License agreement

The use of the RETScreen International clean energy project analysis software is subject to the terms detailed in the RETScreen International license agreement.

The user is encouraged to properly register according to the RETScreen International license agreement so the Centre may periodically inform the user of product upgrades and be able to report on the global use of RETScreen International.
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Government of Canada Privacy Statement

The Government of Canada (GoC) and Natural Resources Canada are committed to respecting the personal privacy of individuals who visit our Websites. This page summarizes the privacy policy and practices of Natural Resources Canada Websites.

• The GoC does not automatically gather any personal information from you, such as your name, phone number, e-mail or street address during your visit to its Websites. This information is only obtained if you supply it voluntarily, usually through contacting us via e-mail, or registering in a secure portion of the Website.

• All personal information you do provide is protected under the federal Privacy Act. This means that, at the point of collection, you will be informed that your personal information is being collected, the purpose for which it is being collected and that you have a right of access to the information.

• Some institutions within the GoC use software that receives and records the Internet Protocol (IP) addresses of computers that have connected with their Websites. In such instances, institutions make no attempt to link these addresses with the identity of individuals visiting GoC Websites.

• The GoC does not regularly use "cookies" to track how visitors use the Website of individual institutions.

• Whenever we enable "cookies" to facilitate your transactions, we will first inform you. (Note: Cookies are files that a Website can place on your hard drive, without your knowledge, to monitor your use of that Website.)

• Visitor information is not disclosed to anyone except GoC personnel who need the information, e.g., to respond to a request. The information you give us will be shared with another government department ONLY if your inquiry relates to that department. We do not use the information to create individual profiles, nor do we disclose this information to anyone outside the federal government.

• Natural Resources Canada is a participant in the GoC Public Key Infrastructure (PKI), which gives you the opportunity to communicate with the Department in a confidential manner.

• Questions or comments regarding this policy, or the administration of the Privacy Act in Natural Resources Canada may be directed by e-mail to retscreen@nrcan.gc.ca or by fax at +1-450-652-5177. If you are not satisfied that we have adequately respected your privacy, you may wish to contact the Office of the Privacy Commissioner by calling 1-800-267-0441 or via the Internet at: www.privcom.gc.ca.
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Disclaimer

Natural Resources Canada does not assume any liability deemed to have been caused directly or indirectly by any content on its Website.


RETScreen Marketplace

The Marketplace is provided for informational purposes only and does not necessarily reflect the views of the Government of Canada nor constitute an endorsement of any commercial product or person. Neither Canada nor its ministers, officers, employees or agents make any warranty in respect to this Marketplace or assumes any liability arising out of the use of this Marketplace.

The content of the Marketplace has been posted for organizations or other entities that are not necessarily subject to Canada's Official Languages Act. The material found in the Marketplace is therefore in the Language(s) used by those organizations or other entities in question.


RETScreen Training Calendar

The Training Calendar is provided for informational purposes only and does not necessarily reflect the views of the Government of Canada nor constitute an endorsement of any commercial product or person. Neither Canada nor its ministers, officers, employees or agents make any warranty in respect to this Training Calendar or assumes any liability arising out of the use of this Training Calendar.

The content of the Training Calendar has been posted for organizations or other entities that are not necessarily subject to Canada's Official Languages Act. The material found in the Training Calendar is therefore in the Language(s) used by those organizations or other entities in question.
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Official Languages

Natural Resources Canada respects the Official Languages Act and relevant Treasury Board policies, and is committed to ensuring all information on this Website is available in both French and English. However, users should be aware that some information from external sources is available only in the language in which it was provided.
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Universal Accessibility

The current Website has been modified to facilitate accessibility and to ensure that everyone, not only those with the latest Internet resources, will benefit from its features. While this Website is designed to accommodate all types of Internet software and browsers, including earlier versions, some viewing problems can occur when using older software. We are continually striving to correct such problems. Please contact us if you are experiencing technical difficulties.

Please note that certain languages require a specific script in order to be viewed properly. If you have difficulty viewing certain languages, please ensure that the proper language options are installed on your computer (e.g. UTF-8 character set, Unicode compatible in the advanced language option on your computer). You may also select another language which displays properly.