Terms & Conditions

General Information

Restigouche CBDC Inc. owns and operates the www.essentialdigitalskills.ca website.

The purpose of this website is to perform work under a contract with Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) for the purposes of piloting the Workplace Digital Skills online bilingual training program, which consists of four basic/essential digital skills workshops.


Under the above-mentioned contract, this training program is offered free of charge to 200 users. These users will be registered on a first-come, first-served basis until a total of 200 users have registered.

Users who click on the Workplace Digital Skills training program link on a Canada.ca website will land on the home page of the www.essentialdigitalskills.ca website.

Users should register for the Workplace Digital Skills online training program on the www.essentialdigitalskills.ca website.

After completing and submitting their registration form with their login information (e.g. username, password) users will be connected to the secure online program and start their training.

NOTE: No one other than users with a Canadian IP address will be allowed to register for the training free of charge during the pilot program.

NOTE: Once a total of 200 users have registered, the pilot program will end and no more new users will be allowed to register.

Intellectual Property, Software and Content

The intellectual property rights to all software and content (including photographic images) made available on or through this website remain the property of Restigouche CBDC Inc. or its licensors, and are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved by this website and its licensors. You may store, print and display content supplied solely for your own personal use. You are not permitted to publish, manipulate, distribute or otherwise reproduce, in any format, any of the content or copies thereof supplied to you or which appears on this website, nor may you use any such content in connection with any business or commercial enterprise.


The material displayed on this website is provided without any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to its accuracy. Unless expressly stated to the contrary to the fullest extent permitted by law, Restigouche CBDC and its suppliers, content providers and advertisers hereby expressly exclude all conditions, warranties and other terms which might otherwise be implied by statute, common law or the law of equity, and shall not be liable for any damages whatsoever, including but without limitation to any direct, indirect, special, consequential, punitive or incidental damages, or damages for loss of use, profits, data or other intangibles, or damage to goodwill or reputation, or the cost of procurement of substitute goods and services, arising out of or related to the use, inability to use, performance or failures of this website or the linked sites and any materials posted thereon, irrespective of whether such damages were foreseeable or arise in contract, tort, equity, restitution, by statute, at common law or otherwise. This does not affect this website’s liability for death or personal injury arising from its negligence, fraudulent misrepresentation, misrepresentation as to a fundamental matter or any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.

Linking to This Website

You may link to our home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it. However, you are not permitted to establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists. You are not permitted to establish a link from any website that is not owned by you. This website must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of this website other than the home page www.essentialdigitalskills.ca. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.


You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless this website, its directors, officers, employees, consultants, agents and affiliates from any and all third-party claims, liability, damages and/or costs (including, but not limited to, legal fees) arising from your use this website or your breach of the terms of service.


This website shall have the right, at its sole discretion, at any time and without notice, to amend, remove or vary the services and/or any page of this website.

Learner Support

Restigouche CBDC provides a call-in learner support service from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Atlantic time seven days a week to all registered users. This support service may be reached at 1-877-620-8805.


If you breach these conditions and we take no action, we shall still be entitled to use our rights and remedies in any other situations in which you breach these conditions.

Entire Agreement

The above Terms of Service constitute the entire agreement of the parties and supersede any and all preceding or contemporaneous agreements between you and this website (www.essentialdigitalskills.ca). Any waiver of any provisions of these Terms & Conditions shall be effective only if provided in writing and signed by a Director of Restigouche CBDC.