Terms of Use

Welcome to Show Your 4-H Colours!

Show Your 4-H Colours is an online community for 4-H’ers across the country hosted and maintained by 4-H Canada. Whether you are a current 4-H member, an alumni, a partner, a leader, or someone interested in 4-H, Showyour4hcolours.ca is the place where you can share your stories, pictures, and videos about everything Show Your 4-H Colours and how you are giving back to your community.

Show your 4-H Colours website is designed for 4-H’ers of all ages.

The Terms of Use (TOU) and Privacy Policy have been developed to protect all users.

  • The Terms of Use explain your obligations as a user of Showyour4Hcolours.ca, including expectations related to conduct and behaviour, use of content downloaded from showyour4hcolours.ca and rights related to content uploaded to the platform.
  • The Privacy Policy applies to personal information collected by 4-H Canada through showyour4hcolours.ca and explains how we use that information and protect it.
  • By signing up for showyour4hcolours.ca and using the site and content contained within it, you hereby agree to the following Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to all of these Terms of Use, you should not access, visit, or participate in showyour4hcolours.ca. Please contact us with any questions or feedback on these terms.

Terms of Use

Acceptance of terms

4-H Canada provides showyour4hcolours.ca to you, “the user”, subject to the following Terms of Use (TOU), which may be updated by us without express notification. You can always review the most current version of the TOU at any time by clicking on the “Terms and Privacy” link in the footer of showyour4hcolours.ca.

Description of services

Showyour4hcolours.ca provides all visitors with access to the platform, where you can post, share, and view all of the content.

Any update to the above services or new services offered by 4-H Canada shall be subject to the TOU.

Your obligations as a user

In exchange for your use of showyour4hcolours.ca, you agree to provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself when we ask for such information (e.g. sign-up form). If you provide any information that is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, or 4-H Canada has reasonable grounds to suspect that such information is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, 4-H Canada has the respective right to remove your information from our database and refuse any and all current or future use of showyour4hcolours.ca (or any portion thereof). You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your showyour4hcolours.ca password and account, and assume all liabilities and responsibilities for any and all activities that occur under your account.

4-H Canada collects personal contact information (name, e-mail address, province/state/region and country) when you sign up for showyour4hcolours.ca. This information is used to fulfill your request to join the service, respond to your inquiries, and (if you agree) update you on 4-H opportunities relevant to you.

User conduct

All information, files, music, photographs, graphics, video, messages or other materials (collectively, “Content”), uploaded to showyour4hcolours.ca is the sole responsibility of the person from which such Content originated. This means that you are responsible for any Content that you upload, post, or otherwise make available via showyour4hcolours.ca (4-H Canada will not be responsible).

Only designated administrators will have access to post Content in the main resource library and are responsible for the Content posted. 4-H Canada does not guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of such Content. Under no circumstances will 4-H Canada be liable in any way for such Content, including, but not limited to, for any errors or omissions in any Content, or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any Content posted, e-mailed, transmitted or otherwise made available via showyour4hcolours.ca

All Content downloaded from showyour4hcolours.ca is to be used for the express purpose of delivering the 4-H program and advancing the 4-H movement.

In respect of showyour4hcolours.ca, you agree not to:

  • Download Content to use, distribute, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, publicly perform and publicly display such Content (in whole or in part) for any purpose other than delivering the 4-H program and advancing the 4-H movement, including but not limited to, commercial intent and falsely representing a 4-H organization;
  • Upload, post, e-mail, transmit or otherwise make available any Content that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortuous, pornographic, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libelous, invasive of another’s privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable;
  • Do not engage in personal attacks or any type of “flaming” of other users. Do not “troll,” i.e., post topics or opinions that are designed to provoke a negative response from one or more specific users;
  • Do not engage in disruptive activity in showyour4hcolours.ca, such as persistent off-topic contributions or comments, or statements that might incite other users to violate the TOU or participate in illegal activities;
  • Harm other visitors in any way;
  • Impersonate any person or entity, including, but not limited to, a 4-H Canada or other 4-H entity staff member or group administrator, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity;
  • Forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any Content transmitted through showyour4hcolours.ca;
  • Upload, post, e-mail, transmit or otherwise make available any Content that you do not have a right to make available under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships (such as inside information, proprietary and confidential information learned or disclosed as part of employment relationships or under nondisclosure agreements);
  • Upload, post, e-mail, transmit or otherwise make available any Content that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights (“Rights”) of any party;
  • Upload, post, e-mail, transmit or otherwise make available any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, “junk mail,” “spam,” “chain letters,” “pyramid schemes,” or any other form of solicitation;
  • Upload, post, e-mail, transmit or otherwise make available any material that contains software viruses, worms or Trojan horse or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment;
  • Interfere with or disrupt showyour4hcolours.ca or servers or networks connected to showyour4hcolours.ca, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to showyour4hcolours.ca;
  • Intentionally or unintentionally violate any applicable local, provincial, state, territorial, federal or international law;
  • “Stalk” or otherwise harass another user of showyour4hcolours.ca or other person; or
  • Collect or store personal data about other users.

You acknowledge that 4-H Canada may pre-screen Content and that 4-H Canada and designated showyour4hcolours.ca administrators shall have the right (but not the obligation) in their sole discretion to refuse or remove any Content that is available via showyour4hcolours.ca. Without limiting the foregoing, 4-H Canada and showyour4hcolours.ca administrators shall have the right to remove any Content that violates these TOU or is otherwise objectionable. You agree that you must evaluate, and bear all risks associated with, the use of any Content, including any reliance on the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of such Content. In this regard, you acknowledge that you may not rely on any Content created by 4-H Canada or submitted to 4-H Canada.

You acknowledge and agree that 4-H Canada may preserve Content and may also disclose Content if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such preservation or disclosure is reasonably necessary to: (a) comply with court order, legal process or the inquiry of any court, administrative proceeding, regulatory body or other judicial proceeding; (b) enforce these terms of service; (c) respond to claims that any Content violates the rights of third-parties; or (d) protect the rights, property, or personal safety of 4-H Canada, our visitors and the public.

Any space provided to you in showyour4hcolours.ca is for your own personal use, and may not be sold, licensed, exchanged or bartered for any purpose, including advertisements.

Do not rely on showyour4hcolours.ca for the safe and secure storage of any materials such as photos, documents, and software.  Showyour4hcolours.ca is not designed as the primary place to store any of these materials, and 4-H Canada is not responsible for the alteration, deletion, or loss of any stored items. Create back-ups for any materials you contribute to showyour4hcolours.ca.

International use

Recognizing the global nature of the Internet, you agree to comply with all local rules regarding online conduct and acceptable Content.

Materials submitted or made available for inclusion on the service

4-H Canada does not claim ownership of Content you upload or make available for inclusion in showyour4hcolours.ca. However, with respect to Content you upload to showyour4hcolours.ca, you grant 4-H Canada and showyour4hcolours.ca users the following worldwide, royalty-free and non-exclusive license, as applicable:

With respect to Content (including written materials, photos, graphics, audio or video) you submit or make available for inclusion on the Service, the perpetual and irrevocable license to use, distribute, reproduce, modify, adapt, prepare derivative works of, sublicense, publish, translate, publicly perform and publicly display such Content (in whole or in part) for the purpose of delivering the 4-H program and advancing the 4-H movement.

4-H Canada does not claim ownership of any Content that you or others post, upload, submit or otherwise provide to showyour4hcolours.ca. However, you hereby grant: to 4-H Canada and other users of showyour4hcolours.ca the right to reproduce Content under Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial-ShareAlike license. For “Attribution” under the Creative Commons license, it is required and sufficient to provide with the reproduced content a link to or URL of the showyour4hcolours.ca page containing the source of the Content.

Whenever Content has copyright noted and the Content originator is clearly identified, this copyright should not be removed.

4-H Canada assumes no responsibility or liability over the sharing of Content among users. Any Content provided by you to showyour4hcolours.ca may be editable and freely used by 4-H Canada and other users. Ways in which your Content may be used include, but are not limited to, creating comments, articles, documents, FAQs, or knowledge bases. 4-H Canada shall have the right to retain and use Content, in edited or unedited form, for any purpose in any way including but not limited to reposting such Content to other web sites operated by 4-H Canada, by using Content in current or future products or services, or even giving or selling your Content to others. Therefore, do not upload Content to showyour4hcolours.ca unless you agree to the TOU.

By uploading Content to showyour4hcolours.ca, you represent and warrant that you are not uploading viruses, worms, Trojan horses or other malicious, illegal, or unlawful code which is designed to interrupt, destroy, or limit the functionality of any software or hardware.

All Content is deemed be provided on a non-confidential basis. 4-H Canada is under no obligation to and does not control the Content created, provided, or uploaded to showyour4hcolours.ca. The nature of some Content may be offensive, harmful or inaccurate, and in some cases will be mislabelled or deceptively labeled. 4-H Canada reserves the right to take down and remove Content that is flagged by users or deemed by 4-H Canada as objectionable. However 4-H Canada is under no duty to take down or remove any Content.

Exemption from penalties

You agree to indemnify and hold 4-H Canada, and their respective affiliates, officers, agents, co-branders or other partners, and employees, harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of Content you submit, post, upload or make available through showyour4hcolours.ca, your use of showyour4hcolours.ca, your connection to showyour4hcolours.ca, your violation of the TOU, or your violation of any rights of another.

Other web links

4-H Canada, showyour4hcolours.ca administrators, and showyour4hcolours.ca users may provide links to other World Wide Web sites or resources on showyour4hcolours.ca. Because 4-H Canada has no control over such sites and resources, you acknowledge and agree that 4-H Canada is not responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources, and does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any Content, advertising, products, or other materials on or available from such sites or resources. You further acknowledge and agree that 4-H Canada shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such Content, goods or services available on or through any such site or resource. . In addition, 4-H Canada reminds you that some content and links on the Internet contain inappropriate material, such as malware or adult content that is not suitable for children and may be offensive to some users.

General information

The TOU constitute the entire agreement between you and 4-H Canada, and govern your use of showyour4hcolours.ca, despite any prior agreements between you and 4-H Canada. You also may be subject to additional terms and conditions that may apply when you use affiliate services, third-party content or third-party software. The laws of the Province of Ontario and the federal laws of Canada applicable therein shall govern the TOU, and the relationship between you and 4-H Canada. You and 4-H Canada agree to submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the Province of Ontario located within the City of Ottawa, Ontario. The failure of 4-H Canada to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the TOU shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any provision of the TOU is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavor to give effect to the parties’ intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of the TOU remain in full force and effect.

The section titles in the TOU are for convenience only and have no legal or contractual effect.

Modifications to service

4-H Canada reserves the right at any time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, showyour4hcolours.ca (or any part thereof) with or without notice. You agree that 4-H Canada shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of this service.


You agree that 4-H Canada, in its sole discretion, may remove your information from our database system or use of showyour4hcolours.ca, and remove and discard any Content within the Services, for any reason, including, without limitation, for lack of use or if 4-H Canada believes that you have violated or acted inconsistently with the letter or spirit of the TOU. 4-H Canada may also in their respective sole discretion and at any time discontinue providing showyour4hcolours.ca, or any part thereof, with or without notice. You agree that any termination of your access showyour4hcolours.ca under any provision of this TOU may be effected without prior notice, and acknowledge and agree that 4-H Canada may immediately deactivate or delete your information from our database system and/or bar any further access to showyour4hcolours.ca. Further, you agree that 4-H Canada shall not be liable to you or any third-party for any termination of your access to the showyour4hcolours.ca.

DIsclaimer of warranties

You expressly understand and agree that:

  • Your use of showyour4hcolours.ca is at your sole risk. The services are provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis. 4-H Canada has expressly disclaimed all warranties of any kind, whether express or implied.
  • Any material downloaded or otherwise obtained through the use of the services is done at your own discretion and risk, is provided on an AS IS and AS AVAILABLE basis, without any warranty of any kind, and you will be solely responsible for any damage to your computer system or loss of data that results from the download of any such material.
  • No advice or information, whether oral or written, obtained by you from 4-H Canada or through or from showyour4hcolours.ca shall create any right, obligation or warranty not expressly stated in the TOU.

Limitation of liability

You expressly understand and agree that 4-H Canada shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential or exemplary damages, including but not limited to, damages for loss of profits, goodwill, use, data or other intangible losses (even if 4-H Canada has been advised of the possibility of such damages), resulting from: (i) the use or the inability to use showyour4hcolours.ca; (ii) the cost of procurement of substitute goods and services resulting from any goods, data, information or services downloaded or messages received or transactions entered into through or from showyour4hcolours.ca; (iii) unauthorized access to or alteration of your transmissions of data; (iv) statements or conduct of any third party on showyour4hcolours.ca; OR (v) any other matter relating to showyour4hcolours.ca.


Please report any violations of the TOU to 4-H Canada.