Social Media Disclaimer and Terms of Use

The following terms apply if you access any of the social media pages, accounts, sites, channels and/or any application(s) within the said pages, accounts, sites and channels which have been established and administered by The Bank of Nova Scotia (each individually referred to as a "Social Media Page", collectively referred to as the "Social Media Pages"). The term "Websites" (defined earlier in these Terms) includes Social Media Pages. The term "Social Media Page Website" refers to the website which hosts the Social Media Pages you are accessing.

Disclaimer:

Each Social Media Page is intended for the discussion of The Bank of Nova Scotia (“Scotiabank”) and its products and services. All users of the Social Media Pages must comply with the applicable Social Media Page Website’s Terms of Use and the BNS Terms of Use (see below) for the applicable Social Media Page. If you have concerns about anything posted on our Social Media Pages, please contact us at scotiabankhelps@scotiabank.com.

Scotiabank and its affiliates or related entities, and their successors and assigns, and their respective directors, officers and employees, (collectively “BNS”) are not liable for any errors or omissions on any Social Media Page, or for any loss or damages suffered as a result of anything appearing on any Social Media Page. Any information or views provided on our Social Media Pages are current as of the date indicated, and are subject to change without notice. Any information provided on a Social Media Page is for information purposes only, and does not constitute any financial, legal, tax, investment or other advice. Where such statements are based on information provided by third parties, they are not guaranteed to be accurate or complete. Any graphs, charts, or graphics are used for illustrative purposes only and do not reflect any future event or future value or performance of any investment. Any products and services, including investment, trading or tax strategies, must be evaluated relative to each individual’s goals, objectives, and risk tolerance. BNS is not responsible for anything posted to any Social Media Page by third parties, and makes no representation as to the accuracy or completeness of information contained in such material. The views expressed on our Social Media Pages do not necessarily represent or reflect the views of BNS. BNS is not responsible for, and disclaims any liability in relation to, anything posted by contributors to, or users of, our Social Media Pages.

BNS Terms of Use

The following BNS Terms of Use apply to those who choose to use any of our Social Media Pages and/or any application(s) within a Social Media Page. By using a Social Media Page and submitting a comment, photo, video links and/or other materials, you (and your parent/legal guardian if you are under the age of majority in your jurisdiction of residence) agree to be bound by the BNS Terms of Use, as follows:

  • BNS reserves the right, in its sole discretion, without notice, to remove any content that does not adhere to these Terms of Use.
  • You will not post any comments, photos, videos, links or other materials on any Social Media Page that may be inappropriate in nature. This means that any comments/materials you submit, including linked material, must not be inappropriate, abusive or otherwise offensive, and must not contain, depict or involve (without limitation) any of the following: profanity or otherwise offensive language; nudity or pornographic material; derogatory characterizations of any ethnic, racial, gender, professional, age or religious groups; content that endorses or condones any illegal, inappropriate or risky activity or behavior or any particular political agenda or message; any content that defames, misrepresents or contains disparaging remarks about other people, products or companies; content that endorses any form of hate or hate group; content that communicates message or images inconsistent with the positive images and/or goodwill to which BNS wishes to associate; or any other content that is or could be considered illegal, inappropriate, unsuitable or offensive, all as determined by BNS in its sole discretion.
  • You will not post or submit any third party materials unless you have first obtained consent from the owner of such materials. By posting and/or submitting material or links to a Social Media Page, you represent that you have the right to share the material in your submitted content, including, intellectual property such as, but not limited to, trademarks and copyrighted material. For example:
    • You must obtain consent from every person who helped you create your posted materials (e.g. photographers, videographers, etc…);
    • You must obtain consent from every identifiable person (and his/her parent/legal guardian if he/she is under the age of majority in their jurisdiction of residence) who appears in your posted materials (note: if you cannot obtain the appropriate consent for an identifiable individual appearing in your posted materials, then his/her face must be blurred out);
    • You cannot post, submit or otherwise use (in any materials you post) any music, logos, trade-marks or other copyrighted materials (e.g. photographs, pictures, texts, lyrics, etc…) unless you have first obtained consent from the owner of such materials.

You (and your parent/legal guardian if you are under the age of majority in your jurisdiction of residence) hereby agree to release, and hold harmless BNS from and against any and all claims based on any materials you post and/or submit, including (without limitation) claims based on publicity rights, defamation, invasion of privacy, copyright infringement, trademark infringement or any other intellectual property related cause of action.

  • You will not post or submit any personal information about yourself or third parties (e.g. addresses, phone numbers, or email addresses) or disclose any financial information pertaining to yourself or others on any Social Media Page.
  • Any comments or opinions posted or otherwise expressed on a Social Media Page are those of their respective contributors only.
  • Any materials that are deemed to contain advertisements, “spam” or junk mail content, or references to other websites will be removed by BNS at its sole discretion.
  • Our Social Media Pages and all content are provided “as is”. By accessing and using a Social Media Page you (and your parent/legal guardian if you are under the age of majority in your jurisdiction of residence) acknowledge and agree that use of such Social Media Page and the content is entirely at your own risk. BNS is not liable for any errors or omissions in the information provided on any Social Media Page, or for any loss or damages suffered as a result the information and materials appearing on any Social Media Page or relating to any other matter.


Trademark Legends

Scotiabank's Trademarks:

The symbols ® and ™ designate Canadian registered trademark and, generally, unregistered trademark status respectively. Registered trademarks of The Bank of Nova Scotia in Canada include: Scotiabank; Scotia; Flying “S” and design; Scotiabank & Flying “S” and design. The Bank of Nova Scotia has additional trademarks, registered and unregistered, in Canada and other countries, which may appear on this site.