Membership Terms & Conditions 2018-08-23T14:49:27+00:00

Membership Terms & Conditions

All members must agree to and be bound by the terms described in the appropriate member category (which are: supplier, retailer, multi-line agency, business service provider, sports association).

Member renewals:  To renew your membership login by clicking on the link in the top righthand corner. You will need your user name and password. Then click on Join Now and click the appropriate organization type. You can fill out the manual form or pay online using either Visa, Mastercard or PayPal.

Membership renewals will be sent out 60 days in advance of the annual expiration. Payment will be processed automatically to preauthorized debit, MasterCard, VISA or PayPal from the vaulted information.

Payment: Membership payment can only be made on-line in Canadian dollars with either VISA, Mastercard, PayPal, and submitted with completed membership application.

Term of Agreement. The initial term of this Membership Agreement shall commence on receipt of paid membership (Membership commencement date). This Membership Agreement shall continue in full force and effect for one (1) years from the Commencement Date. This Membership Agreement will be automatically renewed for a one (1) year period unless at least thirty (30) days in advance of the expiration date, written notice of non-renewal is given by either party in writing. Membership termination after one year will be refunded at pro-rated balance of term of agreement from paid renewal date.

Confidentiality. Each party acknowledges that it may be exposed to confidential and proprietary information belonging to the other party or relating to its affairs, including, without limitation, technical information and development techniques, business and financial information, e-mail lists, visitor lists and other information designated by a party as confidential or proprietary, or any database to be used for the purposes of distributing information to the Association members. Confidential Information does not include (i) information already known or independently developed by the recipient; (ii) information in the public domain through no wrongful act of the recipient, or (iii) information received by a party from a third party who was free to disclose it. Each party agrees that during the Term and at all times thereafter it shall not use, commercialize or disclose the other party’s Confidential Information except in performing its obligations under this Agreement. Each party shall use the same degree of care in the safeguarding the other’s party’s Confidential Information as it uses in safeguarding its own Confidential Information, but in no event shall it use less than due diligence and reasonable care. Neither party shall alter or remove from any Confidential Information of the other party any valid proprietary, copyright, trademark or trade secret legend.

The Canadian Sporting Goods Association (CSGA) collects, uses and discloses business contact information that includes the name, position, business address, telephone number, fax number, and business e-mail of an employee of an organization. This business contact information may be used by CSGA to inform you on a periodic basis by electronic newsletters, correspondence, phone calls, faxes and e-mails about industry issues, products and services of interest to your business. This information can also be shared with affiliated trade associations, service providers, and select sponsors so that your company can be informed about products and services of use to your business.