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1. Acceptance of Terms
The content, organization, gathering, compilation, magnetic translation, digital conversion and other matters related to the Site are protected under applicable copyrights, trademarks and other proprietary (including but not limited to intellectual property) rights. The copying, redistribution, use or publication by a User of any such content or any part of the Site, except as allowed by Section 3, is strictly prohibited. The User does not acquire ownership rights to any content or document obtained through or from the Site. The posting of information or materials on the Site does not constitute a waiver of any right in such information and materials.
3. Limited Right to Use
The viewing or downloading of any content, form or document grants the User only a limited, non-exclusive license for use solely for personal use by the User and not for republication, distribution, assignment, sublicense, sale, preparation of derivative works or other use. No part of any content, form or document may be reproduced in any form or incorporated into any information retrieval system, electronic or mechanical, other than for the User’s personal use (but not for resale or redistribution).
4. Your Site Use Activities
If you are allowed access to password-protected areas of the Site, you agree to keep your password confidential, and that you are solely responsible for any access to or use of the Site by use of your password.
You acknowledge that
- the internet is a network of computers worldwide, and that any information submitted by you to the Site necessarily is routed via third party computers to the Site, and
- We are not responsible for lapses in or breaches of online security and do not assume liability for improper use of your information by a third party.
5. Editing, Deleting and Modification
The GBCBS reserves the right in its sole discretion to edit or delete any documents, information or other content appearing on the Site. The GBCBS may, but is not obliged to, edit or modify any content to make it current or in compliance with applicable laws or standards.
User agrees to indemnify, defend and hold the GBCBS and its partners, agents, contractors, suppliers, staff and affiliates (collectively, “Affiliated Parties”) harmless from any liability, loss, claim and expense, including reasonable attorney’s fees, related to a User’s violation of this Agreement or use of the Site.
User’s right to use the Site is not transferable. Any password or right given to User to use the site is not transferable.
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The forms, agreements and documents within the Site or available through the Site may not be appropriate under the circumstances for any particular transaction. The specifics of a given situation may require provisions not contemplated in the forms or documents. Requirements for the validity an agreement or form may also vary greatly from province to province. Laws change rapidly and may be interpreted differently in various jurisdictions. No representations, warranties or guarantees whatsoever are made as to the accuracy, currency, completeness, adequacy, reliability, suitability or applicability of any form or document to a particular situation.
Each form and document should be treated as a guide or starting point and should not be considered a substitute for professional analysis by lawyers, accountants or other professionals. The Site is provided and each form, agreement and document is licensed with the understanding and agreement that the GBCBS and its Affiliated Parties are not engaged in rendering legal, accounting or other professional services. If legal or other expert assistance is required, the services of a competent professional should be sought. User assumes all responsibilities and obligations with respect to any decisions or advice made or given as a result of the use of any form, agreement or document and for the selection of a form, agreement or document to achieve User’s intended results.
All responsibility or liability for any damages caused by viruses contained within the electronic file containing the form or document is disclaimed.
Information provided or posted by a user of this Website or other third parties which may be made available for your use is not reviewed for accuracy or completeness and is provided “as is”; the GBCBS assumes no responsibility whatsoever for such information. You use such information entirely at your own risk, and as such, you should verify on such information as you deem necessary for your own protection.
9. Use of Information
10. Your Submission
Before submitting or posting any confidential or proprietary information (including but not limited to intellectual property) you should take all measures you consider necessary to protect such information from and prevent unauthorized use. If you require any specific agreement to be signed by any potential user of your submission, you must make specific arrangements for this before making the submission or post.
11. Links to Other Websites
This Site may contain links to other websites controlled by third parties. We are not responsible for the content, accuracy, or opinions expressed in such websites, and such websites are not investigated, monitored or checked for accuracy or completeness by us. Inclusion of any linked website does not imply approval or endorsement of the linked website by us. If you decide to leave our site and access these third party sites, you do so at your own risk.
12. Third Party Merchant Policies
All rules, policies (including privacy policies) and operating procedures of third party merchants will apply to Users while on the merchants’ sites. The GBCBS is not responsible for information provided by Users to merchants. The third party merchants and the GBCBS are independent parties and neither party has authority to make any representations or commitments on behalf of the other.
This Agreement shall be treated as though it were executed and performed in British Columbia and shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of British Columbia without regard to conflict of law principles. Any cause of action of User with respect to the Site (and/or information, forms and agreements, thereon) must be instituted within six months after the cause of action arose or be forever waived and barred. All actions shall be subject to the limitations set forth in this Agreement. The language in this Agreement shall be interpreted as to its fair meaning and not strictly for or against either party. All legal proceedings arising out of or in connection with this Agreement shall be brought solely in British Columbia. User expressly submits to the exclusive jurisdiction of said courts and consents to extra-territorial service of process. Should any part of this Agreement be held invalid or unenforceable, that portion shall be construed consistent with applicable law and the remaining portions shall remain in full force and effect. To the extent that anything in or associated with the Site is in conflict or inconsistent with this Agreement, this Agreement shall take precedence. Failure of the GBCBS to enforce any provision of this Agreement shall not be deemed a waiver of such provision nor of the right to enforce such provision.
14. Export of Information
No content from this site may be downloaded in violation of any Canadian law. Nor may any content from this site be transmitted or exported outside of North America.