Code of Conduct
YOU MUST READ THE FOLLOWING CODE OF CONDUCT CAREFULLY AND MAKE SURE YOU UNDERSTAND IT BEFORE PARTICIPATING IN GAME PLAN, ITS PROGRAMS, EVENTS OR ACTIVITIES.
THIS CODE OF CONDUCT MUST ALSO BE READ, UNDERSTOOD AND CONSENTED TO BY YOUR PARENT/ LEGAL GUARDIAN IF YOU ARE A MINOR IN YOUR PROVINCE/TERRITORY OF RESIDENCE (I.E. 18 YEARS OLD OR YOUNGER).
Game Plan Code of Conduct (“Code of Conduct”)
Game Plan: Game Plan is Canada’s total athlete wellness program. It exists within the Canadian Olympic Committee (“COC”), and is co-funded by the COC, the Canadian Paralympic Committee (“CPC”), the Canadian Olympic and Paralympic Sport Institute Network (“COPSIN”), hereafter referred together as the “Game Plan Parties” and Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada as represented by the Minister of Sport (“Sport Canada”). Game Plan also works closely with a number of partners (listed here: https://mygameplan.ca/about/#partners-block) (“Game Plan Partners”) and other providers or collaborators in industry, sport, and government.
Code of Conduct: This Code of Conduct sets forth the terms and conditions for participation in Game Plan and related programs, services, events and/or other activities, subject to additional terms and conditions for specific activities or programs offered through Game Plan.
Eligibility: to become a participant of Game Plan and related programs, services, events and/or other activities (“Game Plan Participant”): I must (i) comply with this Code of Conduct and, (ii) continue to meet the eligibility criteria for Game Plan, as determined and communicated by the Game Plan Parties and available here: https://www.mygameplan.ca/about/eligibility-benefits, understanding that such eligibility criteria may differ and will be communicated separately for certain specific programs, events or activities offered through Game Plan.
Concerns and Issues: If I have any concern or issue in relation with any aspect of my participation to Game Plan and/or any related programs, services, events and/or other activities, I shall bring them to the attention of a Game Plan representative in a timely manner so that these may be addressed and dealt with appropriately. I should refrain from publicly commenting (including via social media) in any way that reflects unfavourably on Game Plan, Game Plan Parties and/or any Game Plan service, program, workshop, event or activity.
Laws and Regulations: I will observe and comply with laws applicable to me, the terms and conditions of the Olympic Charter (available at: https://stillmed.olympic.org/Documents/olympic_charter_en.pdf) or the terms and conditions of the Paralympic Handbook (available at: https://www.paralympic.org/the-ipc/handbook), the Canadian Anti-Doping Program (available at: https://cces.ca/canadian-anti-doping-program), as applicable to me, the COC Policy Statement on Conduct available at: (http://olympic.ca/canadian-olympic-committee/governance/policies/), or the CPC Policy on Team Member Conduct (found in the latest team member agreement), and other reasonable procedures communicated for my participation to Game Plan, its programs, events and/or activities.
Social Media Guidelines: I will comply with the applicable social media, blogging or other guidelines communicated by Game Plan Parties, if I choose to post any social media or other public facing content relating to Game Plan and/or any of its specific programs, events or activities.
Consent to use of Image: I hereby consent for my name, personal image, likeness, photo, picture, video, voice, sport performance and/or speech (whether in traditional, digital, or any other form) captured in the context of my participation to Game Plan or any of its related programs, events and/or activities (“the Materials”) to be used for Game Plan, any of its programs, events or activities or by any Game Plan Parties, Sport Canada, Game Plan Partners (listed here: https://mygameplan.ca/about/#partners-block) and/or my national sport federation (NSF), including without limitations, for editorial, educational, corporate and promotional, marketing, advertising and publicity purposes in any form. Materials may continue to be used for the above-mentioned purposes even after my participation to Game Plan ceases, until I expressly revoke my consent by informing the Game Plan Parties in writing.
Consent to Personal Information: I understand and agree that to allow for participation in Game Plan and/or its programs, events or activities, I may be required to provide certain information to designated parties such as my full name, date of birth, address and contact details, personal email address or other personal information about myself as an individual and my participation to Game Plan, its programs, events or activities. Any personal information may be used for the following purposes: (i) may be used or shared with Game Plan, Game Plan Parties, Sport Canada, Game Plan Partners/providers, solely within the scope of their involvement in Game Plan and/or specific program, event or activity, (ii) may be stored on servers of the Game Plan Parties and its partners, (iii) may be stored and archived for statistical, data analytics/trends and historical purposes, (iv) may be used to inform me about activities of Game Plan, its programs, events and/or activities, (v) may be used and shared with third parties to facilitate my participation, registration, accreditation, acceptance, withdrawal, and/or support, in Game Plan, its programs, events or activities, and any other use related, or incidental to the foregoing purposes.
Financial Impact: I am responsible to address any impact (e.g. use of image, scheduling, finance, commitment, etc) of my participation in Game Plan and/or related programs, events or activities on any employment, sponsorship, education, training, competition and/or other commitment (whether contractual or otherwise). Game Plan Parties shall not have any responsibility or liability in this regard. It is understood that my participation in Game Plan does not represent an endorsement of Game Plan Partners or Game Plan Parties, Sport Canada, and that it does not preclude me from seeking sponsorship or financing opportunities other than through Game Plan.
Consequences: I understand and agree that in the case that I am in material breach of this Code of Conduct, Game Plan Parties may in their reasonable discretion: (i) provide warning and/or request the alleged breach to be cured within reasonable time, (ii) suspend or remove any of the benefits associated with my participation in Game Plan, (iii) require me to leave a Game Plan program, service, event and/or activity, (iv) require me to reimburse applicable costs incurred for my selection and/or participation to a Game Plan program, service, event and/or activity (including if circumstances justify, reimbursing in whole or in part, scholarships or other financial benefits), and/or (v) take such other action, or require that I take such other action or that I refrain from taking such action as applicable Game Plan Parties determine is appropriate.
If you are considered a minor in your province of residence, you must review this Code of Conduct with your parent/legal guardian to ensure that you and your parent/legal guardian understand and agree to be bound by its terms.