Société de transport de Laval — Terms and Conditions of Use

Thank you for consulting the website of the Société de transport de Laval (”STL”).

The STL’s website, hereinafter called ??oethis site”, provides general information as well as certain tools and forms. The user who accesses this site and navigates on it, using or downloading documents, forms or tools, accepts the terms and conditions of use, as described hereinbelow. Please carefully read the following, as a user of this site is deemed to have read and accepted the terms and conditions set forth herein as well as acknowledged their validity and thereby agrees to comply with them and be bound by them. The STL may modify these conditions at any time and without notice. The date of the most recent change made to these terms and conditions is marked at the bottom of this document. Should the terms and conditions be modified, the user is bound by such changes.

These conditions form all the rights and obligations binding the STL and any user of this site, and they replace any and all terms and conditions or previous provisions relating to the use of this site. No verbal or written declaration of an employee or officer of the STL nor any other person may have the effect of modifying or replacing the present terms and conditions.

This site is operated and powered by a computer located in Ville de Laval, province of Québec, Canada. The contents and use of this site are governed by the relevant laws of Québec and Canada. The present terms and conditions, as well as any dispute or disagreement arising from their enforcement, shall be interpreted in accordance with these laws. Should any part of these terms and conditions be contrary to the law, null or unenforceable, that part shall be severed from these terms and conditions and shall not affect the validity and enforceability thereof, and these terms and conditions shall henceforward be interpreted without making reference to the severed part. Any recourse, action, motion or legal proceedings based on the contents or use of this site and taken against the STL or involving the latter, shall be carried out before a court of Québec or a Federal court of Canada, despite any potential application of the conflict of law principles.


The STL owns all the contents of this site, whether in written, visual, binary, audio or other form. These contents are protected by Canadian and international copyright legislation (and in particular, by the Copyright Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. C-42). The STL holds copyright over such aspects as the selection, coordination and arrangement of these contents as well as over the improvements thereto. It is illegal to reproduce, modify, download, publish, copy, post, display, share, index in a database or otherwise distribute all or part of these contents as well as capitalize on them, and in particular, by taking part in their sale or transfer or by creating works arising therefrom. The STL nevertheless allows any user of this site to make a copy of these contents, subject to the restrictions on the use of official marks and other marks, without any specific authorization or charges, provided that:

  • such copy results from one single download, on one single computer
  • such copy is made for strictly personal purposes and in no way for commercial or lucrative ones
  • the STL is clearly identified as being the source of the copied documents
  • the copy is not presented as an official version of the copied documents nor as a copy made in cooperation with the STL, under its supervision or with its consent
  • following such copy, the contents of the documents copied are not modified with the purpose of or for the result of interfering with the STL’s moral rights

The STL grants no licences other than the one stated hereinabove and moreover reserves all its intellectual property rights over the contents of this site.

Users of this site agree to having the STL freely capitalize on or use the ideas, concepts, expertise or techniques of which it is electronically informed, regardless of the purpose, and they transfer to the STL their potential rights in this respect, without the STL being obliged to pay any royalties or other payments whatsoever, but subject to the STL’s commitment with regard to the protection of personal information.

Official mark and trademarks

The expression ??oeSTL” and the STL logo are an official mark of a public authority within the meaning of sub-paragraph 9(1)(n)(iii) of the Trademarks Act (R.S.C. 1985, c. T-13), and are duly registered as such.

Moreover, certain graphics, logos, icons, drawings, expressions, words or slogans on this site constitute, or may constitute, official marks, trademarks, service marks or certification marks pursuant to the laws of Canada or to those of any other country. These marks may be registered as such. The fact that such marks can be displayed on this site is not tantamount to granting or transferring any license whatsoever.

The STL reserves all its rights with regard to any official mark, trademark, service mark or certification mark that it owns and uses. It is illegal to download, copy, post, display, share or otherwise distribute such a mark. The STL will exercise all appropriate legal recourse against any person using a mark that it owns or that it uses itself.

Integrity and accuracy of information

The STL endeavours to ensure that the information available on this site is complete, accurate and up to date. This information comes from sources that the STL considers to be reliable and it is regularly updated. It may nevertheless contain inaccuracies, omissions, typographical errors or other defects.

Consequently, this site and all of its contents are made available to the public ??oeas is”, without any warranty of any nature, whether express or implied, including, among others, implied warranties of merchantability, non-infringement or inadequacy with regard to particular uses or needs.


Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the STL provides no warranty with regard to the availability or stability of the contents of this site, with regard to the possibility of accessing it or to the accuracy, reliability or exactness of the information provided, and in particular that which relates to the schedules, STL partners, legislation or regulations, the availability of the transportation services described or to public calls for tenders. The user is asked to take note that this site is regularly subject to technical maintenance operations, which may limit or prevent access thereto. The STL may, at its own discretion, suspend, cease or limit the use of any part of this site, at any time, without notice or responsibility.

The STL may not be held responsible for any direct or indirect damage whatsoever that is sustained with regard to the use of this site, and including, among others, special, punitive, exemplary, incidental or consequential damage, mental anguish or loss of benefits, loss of revenues or loss of information, damage for operating losses or loss or erasure of programs or data in an information system, nor any other expenses or damage that might result from the use or unavailability of this site, from the algorithms it contains, from the incompatibility of any software downloaded or copied therefrom, from any interruption, defect, delay in processing or transmission, or from the presence of any computer virus, worm or Trojan or any other harmful elements, or from a power failure or system outage, and all this whether or not the STL is informed of the possibility of such damage, loss, harm or expense.

Everyone who uses this site does so at his or her own risk and agrees to indemnify the STL and hold it harmless as well as its officers, directors, employees, suppliers, contractors or authorized agents, against any and all civil, criminal or quasi-criminal liability related to the use of this site, irrespective of any negligence on the part of the above-mentioned parties.

Unless otherwise specified, any and all amounts of money indicated on this site are expressed in legal tender of Canada.

Illegal modifications and content

The STL does not authorize the users of this site to modify, reformulate, adapt, alter, adjust, rearrange, disassemble, decrypt or change the parameters of the contents, except insofar as the information customization features specifically made available to the users by the STL.

In addition, it is strictly prohibited to post on this site, or to send through it, any illegal material or threats nor any texts, sounds or images of a defamatory, obscene, fraudulent, scandalous, seditious, pornographic or blasphemous nature, nor any other material likely to constitute a criminal or penal offence nor to promote or encourage the commission thereof nor to give rise to a civil liability lawsuit nor violate current laws in any other way.

Links to other sites

This site contains links, which quickly provide access to websites belonging to third parties and operated by the latter. The STL makes these links available to the users of this site solely as a convenience and exercises no form of control over the contents of the sites to which these links lead. Moreover, the STL makes no declaration, issues no approval and accepts no responsibility with regard to the contents or use of such sites. Some of these sites may put temporary or permanent cookies on the hard disks of their users’ computers. And lastly, it should be noted that the information presented on the sites operated by third parties may not be available in French and/or in English.

Management of the site and technical problems

This site is fully designed and operated by the STL. We ask the users to notify the webmaster of this site of any technical problems or errors encountered during navigation by means of the form provided for this purpose in this section.

The most recent revisions of these terms and conditions of use were made on September 28, 2009.