The VAOR 2012 Victims Week E-conference is now closed. No new registrations are being accepted.
In order to attend this free e-conference, you must first register. This project is funded by the Department of Justice Canada's Victims Fund as part of Canada's National Victims of Crime Awareness Week; thus confirmed Canadian victim assistance personnel will be given priority in access to the e-conference. There are a limited number of seats available for conference attendees; these seats will be assigned on a first-registered, first-served basis, with verified Canadian advocates being given priority.
- Fill out the New Account form with your details; some information is mandatory.
- An email will be immediately sent to your email address.
- Read your email, and click on the web link it contains to confirm you wish to register.
- Your account will be confirmed via e-mail; you are now registered. Note that even when registered, you will not have access to the Presentations until your account has been vetted by our staff. You will be informed by e-mail when access is granted, normally within 12 hours of registration.
Registering as an attendee means you agree that:
- You are of legal age.
- You will supply accurate registration information as required.
- That only the individual attendee identified by name in the pre-registered account shall take part in the e-conference.
The registrant agrees that:
- They are voluntarily taking part in training, workshops or role-playing situations provided within this E-conference.
- The registrant shall hold Victim Assistance Online Resources and its employees, agents or volunteers blameless in case of accident, injury, illness or other negative result from applying or communicating any information presented in these sessions.
- The registrant acknowledges that Victim Assistance Online Resources staff has the right to, and will be, monitoring conversations and discussions taking place within the e-conference.
- The registrant recognizes they are taking part in an interactive online environment where politeness and proper decorum are required for participation. Violation of common politeness, the use of obscenities or hate speech, taunting, harassment or other misbehaviour as designated by Victim Assistance Online Resources staff can result in any or all of the following, at the discretion of staff:
- Editing or removal of offending messages
- Temporary suspension of the registrant's account access
- Deletion of the registrant's account.
Internet and Privacy Issues
The registrant understands and agrees that:
- They fully understand that while VAOR is making every effort to ensure a safe and secure online environment, security of communications through the Internet cannot be guaranteed.
- The offices, project staff and web servers are physically located within the geographic borders of Canada, and as such fall under the Privacy Act and PIPEDA.
- Confidential personal, client or agency information should not be disclosed within the E-conference. Such disclosure is made solely at the risk and responsibility of the registrant. Victim Assistance Online Resources and its employees, agents or volunteers assumes no responsibility for such disclosure, and shall be held blameless for any effects or repercussions from such disclosure.
Minimum Technological Requirements
The registrant recognizes and agrees that:
- They are solely and totally responsible for ensuring:
- They have functional Internet access,
- Their computer is protected with anti-virus software, and that said software is well maintained, active, and up-to-date.
- The registrant shall hold Victim Assistance Online Resources and its employees, agents or volunteers blameless in case of any damage to data, software, hardware or operating system which may occur during or after participating in our E-conference.
The registrant agrees that:
- All materials presented in the E-conference, including: audio lectures, electronic files, written text, glossaries and other original materials, are held in copyright by the presenter, all rights reserved.
- No material appearing in a course, including: audio lectures, electronic files, written text, glossaries and other material, can or will be copied, saved or retransmitted without express permission the presenter