Terms and Conditions

Terms and Conditions

Thank you for visiting hbbcanada.com, a directory of home-based and store front businesses across Canada. Please read the following thoroughly before using this directory:

This is a family friendly website. Your business, website or online store must in no way promote racism, hatred, pornography, pyramid schemes, scams, spamming or any other illegal activity and complies with all copyright, trademarks, trade name laws. Links to adult content only websites will not be permitted.

Directory Listings: (Expire after 1 year unless upgraded.)
This service is for the promotion of products and services only. All directory listings must have a valid Business Name, Province and City and link to a website that has your contact information. Example: A Canadian distributor who's website has no Canadian contact information but has US contact information provided will not be permitted. Websites that have no contact information at all other than an email address or contact form are likely to be approved if the website contains content pertaining to your ad information in your business listing. Mirror sites are not accepted unless the contact or distributor's name appears clearly on the website and can be identified as a separate business. All directory listings must have a valid website address. Listings with broken website URLS or invalid email addresses will be removed when noticed. Listings are listed in alphabetical order and by Category. Top Links are listed by highest bid. All bids are in Canadian dollars.

Any person/business submitting false information will be removed from the directory, without notice or refund. If you are promoting a Business Opportunity, please use the Business Opportunity category only. If your website promotes both product and opportunity, then it must contain at least a 70/30 product-to-opportunity ratio to be listed under any other Business category.

Failure to comply with the above terms and conditions may result in termination of your ad or suspend your right to access all or part of hbbcanada.com without notice, warranty or refund, or for any conduct that we believe is in violation of any applicable law or is harmful to the interests of another user, associates, or hbbcanada.com. Prices and availability of services on hbbcanada.com are subject to change without notice. Errors will be corrected when notified or discovered, and we reserve the right to revoke any stated offer and to correct any errors, inaccuracies, or omissions.


The information on this site is intended as a guide for both business owners and consumers only and is not intended neither to offend nor promote any one particular business or opportunity nor is it to be used as an actual business plan or guarantee of your personal success. All content on this website, including but not limited to, any advice that may be given to you over this website, are based on the personal research of its members and is provided "as is" and all the use of this website is at your own risk. Neither hbbcanada.com, nor its associates warrant the accuracy, integrity, or completeness of the content provided on the site. Further, the content provided on the site is applicable for use in Canada. The ads displayed herein are from actual business owners and are screened for content and location. hbbcanada.com reserves the right to refuse any ads on the grounds of bad taste, false or misleading information, promotes racism, hatred, pornography, pyramid schemes, scams, spamming or any other illegal activity. Under no circumstances shall hbbcanada.com, sales representatives and associates be liable for any business opportunity or products/services offered by any merchant or any discrepancies you may have with any merchant whose advertisement is displayed on this website or the use of or inability to use hbbcanada.com, including but not limited to mistakes, omissions, interruptions, deletion of files or e-mail, errors, defects, viruses, delays in operation or transmission, any failure of performance, communications failure, theft, destruction or unauthorized access to hbbcanada.com records, programs or services. You hereby acknowledge that this paragraph shall apply to all content, merchandise and services available through hbbcanada.com.

If you disagree with our Terms & Conditions, Disclaimer or other Policies as stated on the hbbcanada.com website, it is your sole right not to continue the use of www.hbbcanada.com.

Privacy Policy

Your information is collected using a secure online form by www.hbbcanada.com and is never given out or sold to anyone. Your information is used soley for for the purpose of understanding our visitors so we know what current information to enter on our pages and for account creation. You may receive an occassional email from hbbcanada.com containing site information, updates, business links and to invite you to participate in any upcoming surveys or contests. You may, from time to time, receive emails from us regarding your advertisement in order to keep our directory updated with current businesses and opportunities. If you no longer wish to receive our newsletter or emails, you may cancel at any time by using the opt-out link at the bottom of the newsletter or by our Contacts page. hbbcanada.com (Home Based & Small Business Canada Directory) is a division of JaLin Promotions, Alberta, Canada. Thank you for your patronage and enjoy your visit.

How To Search By Province:

Type the name of your Province in the search box at the top of the page, this should bring up the businesses in your province.

How To Submit Your Listing:

Free Listings:
Regular listings are free and you will be asked to review the Terms and Conditions. When you agree, you will be asked to click on the Canadian Flag image to send your information, click on the image to submit your listing. You will be taken to a PayPal page. Please do not omit this step or your information will not be sent. Simply click the back button on your browser to return from the PayPal page back to the site. (I am currently working to correct this issue.) Note: Your home address, email address and phone number are not shown in your listing, you may add it to your listing if desired.

How To Bid:
This is a bid directory and you may upgrade your listing at any time to a higher placement in the directory, the minimum bid fee is $1.00 CDN per upgrade. Click the Upgrade Link on your listing, enter the amount you would like to upgrade your bid ($1 equals 1 point), proceed to the Paypal page, make your payment and your bid will be approved and upgraded as soon as payment is confirmed. To find out how many points you need to be in Top Bid placement, Second Placement, Third and so forth, visit the Top Links page (find at very top or bottom menus). Points are given to the left of each listing.

Editing Your Information:
If you need to edit the information on your listing or have it deleted, please use the contact form or email admin@hbbcanada.com as all editing is done manually. Please note that categories are still being added.

Any attempts to duplicate listings for the sake of higher ranking in the directory will not be accepted. If a new listing is found to be in duplication of an existing listing, it will not be accepted (please read above for editing your information) You must bid for higher ranking. Listings may be placed in up to three categories providing the listing pertains to that category.

If you have any questions about the directory or if you are unsure of how to place either a free ad or about bidding for higher ad placement, I'd be happy to help you. Simply contact me using the Contacts page or email admin@hbbcanada.com with your information and we will add it for you!

Thank you for your business!
Linda Smyth

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