Terms and Conditions for BC
Principals’ & Vice-Principals’ Association
PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS
OF USE CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS SITE.
Your use of this website and all other
websites owned by the BC Principals’ & Vice-Principals’ Association
(BCPVPA) (collectively, the “Site”) is expressly conditioned on your
acceptance without modification of the following terms and conditions (the
“Terms and Conditions”). By accessing and using this Site, you are indicating
you are accepting to be bound by these Terms and Conditions, including without
Note that these Terms and Conditions
are subject to the laws of the place where you live, and some of them might not
be binding on you under those laws.
The BCPVPA may modify, supplement or
amend these Terms and Conditions at any time by updating this page. You should
visit this page periodically to review these Terms and Conditions. If you do
not agree with any changes, you should not continue to use the Site.
Your continued use of the Site will signify your acceptance of any
changes to these Terms and Conditions.
Content and Copyright
The Site, its design, all text,
graphics, content, video, audio and the selection and
arrangement ("Content") are the property of the BCPVPA, its
third party providers and distributors (“Third Party(ies)”), and are protected
under the copyright laws of Canada and other countries. None of the Content
found on the Site may be reproduced, republished, distributed, displayed,
sold, transferred, or modified in any form without the express written
permission of the BCPVPA and as applicable Third Parties.
BC Principals’ & Vice-Principals’
Association, BCPVPA and all other related trade-marks, logos, or other marks
displayed on the Site (collectively, the “Trade-marks”) are registered and/or
common law trade-marks of the BCPVPA or Third Parties (used under license).
Nothing contained on the Site should be construed as granting, by implication
or otherwise, any license or right to use any trade-marks, including the
Trade-marks, except with the express written permission of the BCPVPA or the
applicable Third Party.
Use of Site
You may not use the Site if you live
in a jurisdiction where access to or use of the Site or any part of it may be
illegal or prohibited. It is solely your responsibility to determine whether
your use of the Site is lawful, and you must comply with all applicable laws.
The Site nor its Content may be, in whole or in part, copied, reproduced,
republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted or distributed without the written
permission of the BCPVPA.
Except as provided below, you may view
and use the Site and are granted the right to download, display, store and/or
print single copies of items comprising the Content for your personal,
non-commercial use only. Unauthorized use of the Site and/or the Content contained
on the Site may violate applicable copyright, trademark or other intellectual
property laws or other laws. You must retain all copyright and trademark
notices, including any other proprietary notices, contained within the Content
on the Site. The use of that Content on any other website or in any environment
of networked computers is prohibited.
In its sole discretion, in addition to
any other rights or remedies available to the BCPVPA and without any liability
whatsoever, the BCPVPA at any time and without notice may terminate or restrict
your access to any component of the Site.
User Name and Password
In order to access some features of
the Site (for example, certain members-only areas), you may have to, or have
the option to create an account. You may not use another's account without
permission. When creating your account, you must provide accurate and complete
information. By creating an account, you represent and warrant that the
information you provide is true and that you will keep it up to date.
Your account may be accessed only by
use of your login name and password. You are solely responsible and liable for
any use and misuse of your login name and password and for all activities that
occur under your login name and password. For security reasons, you must keep
your login name and password confidential and not disclose them to any person
or permit any other person to use them, except an authorized representative of
All login names and passwords remain
the property of the BCPVPA, and may be cancelled or suspended at any time by
the BCPVPA without any notice or liability to you or any other person. The
BCPVPA is not under any obligation to verify the actual identity or authority
of the user of any login name or password.
The BCPVPA recommends that you choose
a password that is unique to you and not easily guessed by others. You should
change your password on a regular basis, and you must log out at the end of
each session. You must immediately notify the BCPVPA of any unauthorized use of
your login name or password, or if you know or suspect that your login name or
password has been lost or stolen, has become known to any other person, or has
been otherwise compromised.
Although the BCPVPA will not be liable
for your losses caused by any unauthorized use of your account, you may be
liable for the losses of the BCPVPA or others due to such unauthorized use.
You have read the BCPVPA’s Privacy
Policy, the terms of which appear on the Site, and you agree that the terms of
that policy are reasonable. You consent to the collection, use and disclosure
of your personal information by the BCPVPA in accordance with the terms of and
The BCPVPA may enable visitors to
the Site to provide the BCPVPA with feedback by email or otherwise (“User
Content”). By posting User Content, you grant the BCPVPA a non-exclusive,
royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, and fully sublicensable right to use,
delete, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works
from, distribute, and display that User Content throughout the world in any
media, now known or later developed, for any purpose whatsoever, commercial or
otherwise, without providing compensation to you or any other person, without
any liability whatsoever, and free from any obligation of confidence, and you
waive any and all moral rights in the User Content. You also grant the BCPVPA
the right to use the name you submit with the User Content, if any, in
connection with the BCPVPA’s rights set out in this section.
You must not post any User Content
that is hateful, threatening, infringes or violates someone else’s rights, or
otherwise violates the law.
In addition, you agree that you will
not submit as part of any User Content any material that is copyrighted,
protected by trade secret or otherwise subject to third party proprietary
rights, including privacy and publicity rights, unless you are the owner of
such rights or have permission from their rightful owner and the necessary
consents from any individuals whose personally identifiable information is
contained in such material to post the material and to grant all the license
rights granted herein to the BCPVPA.
The BCPVPA does not endorse any User
Content or any opinion, recommendation or advice expressed therein. The BCPVPA
expressly disclaims any and all liability in connection with any User Content
submitted by others.
Disclaimer of Warranties
Except as explicitly provided in these
Terms and Conditions as amended from time to time, the BCPVPA and the Third
Parties make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied,
regarding the Site and/or any Content provided on the Site, all of which are
provided on an “AS IS” and “AS AVAILABLE” basis. The BCPVPA and the Third
Parties do not warrant, and expressly disclaim, all warranties and conditions
relating to: (i) the accuracy, completeness, currency, reliability or
suitability of the operation of the Site, or any of the Content or data found
on the Site, (ii) that the operation of the Site will be uninterrupted and
error free; (iii) that the Site will be free from viruses or harmful
components; and (iv) that communications to or from the Site will be secure
and/or not intercepted.
The BCPVPA and the Third Parties
assume no responsibility, and will not be liable for, any damages to, or any
viruses affecting your computer equipment or other property on account of your
access to, use of, or browsing on the Site or your downloading of any
materials, data, text, images, video or audio from the Site.
Limitation of liability
In no event will the BCPVPA or any of
the Third Parties be liable for any injury, loss, claim, damage, or any
special, exemplary, punitive, direct, indirect, incidental or consequential
damages of any kind (including, but not limited to economic loss, lost profits
or lost savings), whether based in contract, tort, strict liability, or
otherwise, which arises out of or is in any way connected with any use of the
Site or its Content, the operation of the Site or any failure or delay in
the operation of this Site even if the BCPVPA knew or ought to have known of
the possibility of such damages. You acknowledge and agree that your access to
and use of the Site and the Content is entirely at your own risk and
The Site contains links to
websites owned or operated by other entities which are not associated or
affiliated with the BCPVPA. These links are provided solely as a convenience to
you and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement, investigation or
verification by the BCPVPA of the linked website or information contained
therein or of their security or privacy practices. The BCPVPA will not be
responsible for the content of any other linked websites and makes no
representation or warranty regarding any other websites or the contents on
those websites. If you decide to access other websites and/or purchase any
products or services from the owners or operators of such websites, you do so
at your own risk and the BCPVPA shall have no responsibility to you in relation
to such access or purchases. Framing of the Site or any of its Content in any
form and by any method is strictly prohibited.
You may not gather, extract, reproduce
and/or display on any other non-BCPVPA website or other online service, any
material on or from the Site, whether or not by the use of spiders or other
‘screen scraping’ software or system used to extract data without the express
consent of the BCPVPA.
If you download any software, we are
not responsible or liable for any difficulties or consequences associated with
downloading that software. The use of any downloaded software is governed by
the terms of the applicable license agreement, if any, which accompanies that
software or is provided with that software or in these Terms and Conditions.
Linking to the Site
While the BCPVPA encourages links to
the Site, it does not wish to be linked to or from any third-party website
which contains, posts or transmits any unlawful or indecent information of any
kind, including, without limitation (i) any content constituting or encouraging
conduct that would constitute a criminal offence, give rise to civil liability,
or otherwise violate any local, state, provincial, national, international law
or regulation which may be damaging or detrimental to the activities,
operations, credibility or integrity of the BCPVPA, or (ii) any website which
contains, posts, or transmits any material or information of any kind which
violates or infringes upon rights of others, including material which is an
invasion of privacy or publicity rights, or which is protected by copyright,
trade-mark or other proprietary rights. The BCPVPA reserves the right to
prohibit or refuse to accept any link to the Site, including, without
limitation, any link which contains or makes available any content or
information of the foregoing nature, at any time. You agree to remove any link
you may have to the Site upon the request of the BCPVPA.
The provisions with the headings
“Disclaimer of Warranties” and “Limitation of Liability” will survive the
termination of your access to the Site.
Governing laws, Jurisdiction
You consent and submit to the exclusive
jurisdiction of the courts located in the City of Vancouver, in the Province of
British Columbia, Canada, in all disputes arising out of or relating to the use
of the Site and these Terms and Conditions. These Terms and Conditions and the
performance thereof will be governed by the laws of the Province of British
Columbia, Canada, and the federal laws of Canada applicable in British Columbia.
Additional terms and conditions apply
to purchases of products and services. event or registration on the Site. These
will be provided to you at the time of purchase or registration.
Additional terms and conditions may also apply to specific website
functions available on the Site.
These Terms and Conditions will be
severable. In the event that any provision is determined to be unenforceable or
invalid, that provision will nonetheless be enforced to the fullest extent
permitted by applicable law, and that determination will not affect the
validity and enforceability of any other remaining provisions of these Terms
The headings used in these Terms and
Conditions are included for convenience only and will not limit or otherwise
affect these Terms and Conditions.
These Terms and Conditions, together
with those incorporated or referred to herein, constitute the entire agreement
between us relating to the subject matter hereof, and supersede any prior
understandings or agreements (whether electronic, oral or written) regarding
the subject matter, and may not be amended or modified except by the BCPVPA as
set out above.
You acknowledge that the Site and any
part of therefore may be periodically unavailable in order to allow for
When you visit the Site or send
e-mails to us, you are communicating with us electronically. You consent to
receive communications from us electronically. We will communicate with you by
e-mail or by posting notices on the Site. You agree that all agreements,
notices, disclosures and other communications that we provide to you
electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in
We will take appropriate measures to
safeguard the personal information provided, taking into account the
sensitivity of the information. However, due to the nature of the technologies
involved, there may still exist security or privacy risks and we cannot
guarantee that your personal information will not be collected, used or
disclosed against our wishes in ways not conforming to these Terms and
Conditions. The information provided by a visitor who uses the Contact Us form,
or uses the links of e-mail addresses published on this website to send an
e-mail may be intercepted as it travels to our website. We will not be
responsible for any damages suffered by individuals or organizations as a
result of the transmission of information sent to us or for any errors or
changes made to transmitted information.