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Twitter Terms of Use

The Ontario Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport Twitter account (@ExploreON) is managed by the Ministry’s Communications Branch. If you choose to follow @ExploreON, you can expect between 0-5 tweets a day, including:

  • Ideas about things to see and do in Ontario
  • Information about talented Ontario individuals or organizations in the tourism, culture and sport sectors
  • News about Ministry programs or initiatives

We will update and monitor @ExploreON during regular office hours, Monday to Friday, excluding holidays observed in Ontario. Twitter may occasionally be unavailable and during those downtimes we are not responsible for lack of service.

We expect comments received via Twitter to be relevant to the subject matter of our account. We will read all @replies and direct messages and ensure relevant communications are passed to appropriate staff in the Ministry. However, we can not commit to replying individually to all messages received via Twitter.

Please don’t send us your personal information or the personal information of any other individual when communicating with us through Twitter. Any personal information we receive will be treated as a communication by you through the Government of Ontario’s website and will be handled by us in accordance with the Government of Ontario’s website Privacy Statement.

If you follow @ExploreON, we will not automatically follow you back. Being followed by @ExploreON does not imply endorsement of any kind. has rules of conduct which we will follow and expect our followers will as well including that your communications will not:

  • falsely claim to represent a person, organization or entity;
  • violate or infringe the rights of another person or entity;
  • be abusive, hateful, incite hatred, racist, bigoted, sexist, harassing, threatening, inflammatory, indecent, tortuous, defamatory, slanderous, knowingly false, vulgar, obscene, sexually explicit, profane or otherwise objectionable or otherwise in violation of any law, rule or regulation; or
  • contain personal information about a third party

We reserve the right to block a user either temporarily or permanently for any reason including those outlined above.


Although we strive for accuracy, we can’t guarantee it, and we accept no liability for any damages arising out of usage of this Twitter account, including its content.

Retweets and links to any website or Twitter account or the mention of any service, product, company or individual is not an endorsement by the Government of Ontario or the Ministry. We are not responsible for any content on any third party website that we may refer you to in any of our communications through Twitter.

Any feedback and ideas you provide to us remain yours. However, by providing feedback and ideas to us, you are granting Her Majesty the Queen in right of Ontario (“Ontario”) your permission to use, copy, modify, publish and transmit your feedback and permit others (whether within or outside the Government of Ontario) to do so, without the need to seek further permission from you and without any compensation to you. You also agree to waive any moral rights for the benefit of Ontario in any copyright you hold in and to the feedback or ideas.

This document may be updated from time to time. Please check back regularly to see if there have been any updates.

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For questions or official correspondence please contact us.