Welcome to the Manitoba Professional Learning Environment (Maple), an online educational learning community for Manitoba educators and guests that provides access to resources, professional learning services and opportunities for collaboration and interaction.
The Maple Site/Service is intended for use only by Manitoba teachers and Manitoba Education staff (together, "Manitoba educators"), and certain other invited users ("guests"). You are eligible to register to become a registered user of the Maple Site/Service if you:
By registering, accessing and using the Maple Site/Service, you represent and warrant that you are a Manitoba educator or guest.
Registration, access to and use of the Maple Site/Service by anyone other than a Manitoba educator or guest, is prohibited.
In consideration of your registration, access to and use of the Maple Site/Service, you agree to
You understand that the Maple Site/Service is available for your personal, non-profit educational use only.
You agree not to access or use the Maple Site/Service:
You may wish to create backup copies of User Material that you post on the Maple Site/Service. You are solely responsible for the costs and expenses of creating backup copies or replacing any of your User Material that has been removed from the Maple Site/Service. Manitoba Education has no responsibility or liability for the removal of any of your User Material.
The Maple Site/Service includes groups, wikis and discussion forums, also known as collaborative services. Registered users of the Maple Site/Services may submit comments (a specific type of User Material) to these collaborative services. Moderation of comments is the responsibility of their owners and facilitators. The owners and facilitators are expected to:
Manitoba Education welcomes your comments as long as they are appropriate. Comments that are inappropriate will be removed from the Maple Site/Service.
Inappropriate comments include, but are not limited to, comments that:
The Maple Site/Service contains material owned by the Government of Manitoba ("Manitoba Education material")in which the Government of Manitoba owns copyright and trade-mark rights. Manitoba Education, on behalf of the Government of Manitoba, grants you a revocable licence to access and use the Manitoba Education materials posted to the Maple Site/Service subject to the following restrictions:
Manitoba Education respects the intellectual property rights of others. Manitoba Education prohibits registered users from posting to the Maple Site/Service any material that violates another persons or entity's intellectual property rights.
If Manitoba Education receives notification of an alleged violation of intellectual property rights from the owner or a license holder of those rights, Manitoba Education will promptly remove or disable access to the allegedly infringing material. If the material that is alleged to violate the intellectual property rights of another was posted by you or through the use of your password and user name, Manitoba Education may suspend or terminate your registration to the Maple Site/Service. If you believe that any material on the Maple Site/Service infringes the intellectual property rights which you own or for which you have a license, you may send a written notification of such infringement to Manitoba Education: Coordinator, Learning Support and Technology Unit, 1567 Dublin Ave, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, R3E 3J5.
By registering, accessing and using the Maple Site/Service, you agree to indemnify and hold harmless the Government of Manitoba, its ministers, officers, employees and agents from and against all claims, liabilities, demands, actions, suits or other legal proceedings that may be made against them in respect to your registration, access and use of the Maple Site/Service.
Manitoba Education may suspend or terminate your registration, remove your profile and any User Material that you posted on the Maple Site, and suspend or terminate your access to all or any part of the Maple Site/Service for any reason or no reason, at any time, in Manitoba Educations sole discretion, without notice.
Manitoba Education may, in its sole discretion, without notice:
The Maple Site/Service contains links to other web sites ("Third Party Sites") and User Material.
Manitoba Education does not review such Third Party Sites and may, but is not obliged to, review User Material for accuracy, appropriateness or completeness, or content or views. Manitoba Education accepts no responsibility whatsoever for the accuracy, appropriateness or completeness, or content or views of the Third Party Sites accessed through the Maple Site/Service or the User Material on the Maple Site/Service.
Inclusion of links to Third Party Sites and inclusion of User Material on the Maple Site/Service does not imply approval or endorsement of them by Manitoba Education. If you decide to leave the Maple Site/Service and access, use or install content from the Third Party Sites or if you use or install any User Materials from the Maple Site/Service, you do so at your own risk.
The Government of Manitoba accepts no liability or blame for injury, damage or loss to any person or property caused by or in any way related to the use of the Maple Site/Service, its information or any website linked to it.