Registration policy

Participation in CCC is open to all Canadian businesses and related organizations, subject to the limitations set out below:

  1. Industry Canada reserves the right to exclude from CCC, businesses and related organizations that are identified as ineligible for support. In particular, no support is to be provided under Industry Canada programs to projects or activities that provide or are likely to provide sexually exploitative or sexually explicit entertainment, products or services.
  2. Industry Canada reserves the right to exclude businesses and related organizations that market products or services that are illegal or restrained by court order (e.g., court order regarding the right of a company to use a trademark).
  3. Industry Canada reserves the right to exclude businesses and related organizations that cannot be independently verified as a fully operational company operating in Canada
  4. Industry Canada reserves the right to exclude or to remove from CCC businesses and related organizations that may be or whose activities may be inconsistent with or in non-compliance with federal or provincial legislation, policies or programs.

Industry Canada considers free registration on the CCC database to be a privilege provided to Canadian businesses and related organizations. Industry Canada manages the CCC, and the registered businesses and related organizations acknowledge and agree that Industry Canada reserves the right to modify, remove or add to the information contained in the CCC, or to remove a registration from the database at Industry Canada’s sole discretion and without notice. The accuracy, currency and reliability of the information contained in the CCC are the sole responsibility of the registered businesses and related organizations. The registered businesses and related organizations shall ensure the continued monitoring of the information contained in the CCC and ask that it be modified when necessary.