All copyrights and other intellectual property rights in the Website, including without limitation all software and written and graphical content included in the Website, are owned by British Columbia Economic Develpment Association ("BCEDA") and are hereby reserved.
USE OF WEBSITE AND DOCUMENTS
BCEDA hereby authorizes you to make a single copy of the content displayed on the Website for your use in learning about, evaluating or acquiring BCEDA services or products, provided:
(i) you mark such copy "© 2014 BCEDA. All rights reserved.";
(ii) the use of such copy is for informational and non-commercial or personal use and will not be copied or posted on any network computer or broadcast in any media; and
(iii) no modifications to such copy are made. No other permission is granted to you to print, copy, reproduce, distribute, transmit, upload, download, store, perform, display in public, alter, or modify the content contained on the Website. Accredited educational institutions, such as K-12, universities and colleges, may download and reproduce the content displayed on the Website for distribution in the classroom. Distribution outside the classroom requires express written permission.
Use for any other purpose is expressly prohibited by law, and may result in severe civil and criminal penalties. Violators will be prosecuted to the maximum extent possible. The Website may contain bulletin board services, forums, communities, and/or other message or communication facilities designed to enable you to communicate with others (collectively "Communication Services"). You agree to use the Communication Services only to post, send and receive messages and material that are proper. By way of example, and not as a limitation, you agree that when using the Communication Services or the Website, you will not:
(i) use them in connection with surveys, contests, pyramid schemes, chain letters, junk email, spamming or any duplicative or unsolicited messages;
(ii) defame, abuse, harass, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights of others;
(iii) publish, post, upload, distribute or disseminate any inappropriate, profane, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, racist, lewd, lascivious, excessively violent, harassing, unlawful, or otherwise objectionable topic, name, material or information;
(iv) upload, or otherwise make available, files that contain material protected by intellectual property laws unless you own or control the rights thereto or have received all necessary consent to do the same;
(v) advertise or offer to sell or buy any goods or services for any business purpose, unless such Communication Services specifically allows such messages;
(vi) restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the Communication Services or the Website;
(vii) harvest or otherwise collect information about others, including email addresses; or
(viii) violate any applicable laws or regulations. BCEDA has no obligation to monitor the Website or Communication Services.
However, BCEDA reserves the right to review materials posted to the Website and the Communication Services and to remove and/or edit any materials in its sole discretion. BCEDA reserves the right to terminate your access to the Website and the Communication Services at any time, without notice, for any reason whatsoever. BCEDA reserves the right at all times to disclose any information as it deems necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request, or to edit, refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, in BCEDA's sole discretion.
BCEDA ®, the BCEDA logo, and any other marks used on the Website are trademarks of BCEDA or their respective owners. Such marks may not be used without the prior written consent of BCEDA. Any use of those marks, or any others displayed on the Website, will inure solely to the benefit of their respective owners. Copyright Notice. Copyright © 2007-2014 BCEDA, Inc. All rights reserved.
UNSOLICITED SUBMISSION POLICY
BCEDA does not accept or consider unsolicited ideas, suggestions, materials or other information (all of the foregoing being "Submissions"). The purpose for this policy is to avoid misunderstandings or disputes with respect to the origin of ideas, products, services and strategies of BCEDA. Please do not send your unsolicited Submissions to BCEDA or anyone at BCEDA. In the event that you disregard this policy and post, upload, input, provide, submit or otherwise make a Submission to BCEDA, (i) you will be granting BCEDA and its affiliates permission to use your Submission in connection with the operation of its businesses (the "License"), including, without limitation, the right to copy, distribute, display, edit, reproduce, translate and reformat your Submission for both commercial and non-commercial purposes, (ii) you warrant and represent that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to your Submission, including, without limitation, the rights necessary to grant the License and (iii) any such Submissions will be considered non confidential and non proprietary communications. No compensation will be paid with respect to your Submission. BCEDA will not be subject to any obligation of confidence with respect to your Submission.
NO UNLAWFUL OR PROHIBITED USE
You may not use the Website for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by the terms and conditions provided herein. You may not use the Website in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden or otherwise impair any BCEDA server or the network(s) connected to any BCEDA server, or interfere with any other person's use and enjoyment of the Website. You may not attempt to gain unauthorized access to the Website or the computer systems or networks connected to any BCEDA server through any means. You may not obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available to you through the Website. LINKS Any links to third party websites are provided for your convenience only, and BCEDA makes no recommendation or endorsement as to such websites or the products or services offered thereon. You may link to the BCEDA Website, unless notified otherwise in writing by BCEDA. However, you may not frame the Website in a manner that may cause confusion to BCEDA customers, nor may you interfere or attempt to interfere in any way with the operation of the Website, including without limitation through data mining, the use of any robot, scraper or other automated device, or circumvention or attempted circumvention of any website security features.
SPAM EMAIL AND POSTINGS
CANADIAN EXPORT ADMINISTRATION LAWS AND REGULATIONS
You acknowledge and agree that material on the Website is subject to the CANADIAN Laws and Regulations. Diversion of such material contrary to CANADIAN law is prohibited. You agree that none of the material on the Website, nor any direct product therefrom, is being or will be acquired for, shipped, transferred, or re-exported, directly or indirectly, to proscribed or embargoed countries or their nationals, nor be used for nuclear activities, chemical biological weapons, or missile projects unless authorized by the CANADIAN Government. You certify that you are not on the CANADIAN Department of Commerce's Denied Persons List or affiliated lists or on the CANADIAN Department of Treasury's Specially Designated Nationals List. You agree to comply strictly with all CANADIAN export laws and assume sole responsibility for obtaining licenses to export or re-export as may be required.
Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, so the above exclusion may not apply to you.
NOTICES OF COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT
If you believe that material posted on the Website infringes your copyright, you should provide notice of such infringement to the following:
#102 - 9300 Nowell Street
Chilliwack, British Columbia, Canada
GOVERNING LAW AND JURISDICTION
The Website is controlled and operated from within the Canada, and BCEDA does not represent that the Website is appropriate for use outside the Canada. If you access the Website from outside the Canada, you are responsible for compliance with any applicable local law. Your use of the Website shall be governed in all respects by the laws of British Columbia, Canada, without regard to choice of law provisions. You agree that jurisdiction over and venue in any proceeding directly or indirectly arising out of or relating to the Website shall be in the province or courts located in Vancouver, BC, Canada.