Acceptance of Terms

The Alpine Club of Canada, Vancouver Island Section ("the ACC-VI") makes available for your use on this Web site (the "Site") information, documents and graphics incorporated in these documents  (collectively, the "Materials"), subject to the terms and conditions set forth in this document (the "Terms of Use"). By accessing or using this Site, which includes your access to or use of any of the Materials, you agree to the Terms of Use. The ACC-VI reserves the right to change the Terms of Use from time to time at its sole discretion. Your use of the Site will be subject to the most current version of the Terms of Use posted on the Site at the time of such use. In addition, when using particular Materials on this Site, you shall be subject to any posted guidelines or rules applicable to such Materials that may contain terms and conditions in addition to those in the Terms of Use. All such guidelines or rules are hereby incorporated by reference into the Terms of Use. If you breach any of the Terms of Use, your authorization to use this Site automatically terminates and you must immediately destroy any Materials downloaded or printed from the Site.

All of the content of this Site is protected by Canadian and international copyright laws as a collective work and/or compilation, and the ACC-VI owns a copyright in the content and the coordination, arrangement and any enhancement of such content. Every effort possible has been made to provide accurate information on this Site. However, the ACC-VI makes no expressed or implied warranty with respect to the accuracy of the information presented. You may download, view, copy and print the Materials from this Site subject to the following; (1) all copyright notices appear in all copies; (2) the Materials may be used for informational and non-commercial or personal use only; and (3) the Materials may not be modified or altered in any way. Except as expressly provided herein, you may not use, download, upload, copy, photocopy, print, translate, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, post, transmit, distribute, or reduce to any electronic medium or machine readable format, any information from this Site in whole or in part without the prior written consent of the ACC-VI.

The Materials specified above do not include the design or layout of the web site. Elements of the Site are protected by trade dress, trademark, unfair competition, and other laws and may not be copied or imitated in whole or in part. No logo, graphic, sound or image from the this Site may be copied or retransmitted unless expressly permitted by the ACC-VI.

The ACC-VI reserves the right to modify or amend the contents of this Site at any time and without notice.


Limitation of Liability

The ACC-VI will not be liable to any third party with respect to any of the materials contained in this website, nor any use of or reliance on such materials by any third party. Furthermore, the ACC-VI will not be liable for any damages (including special or consequential damages) or injury caused by any failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, defect, delay in operation of transmission, computer virus, communication line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alteration of, this Site, or the materials in it. The foregoing limitation of liability is subject to applicable law.

This website and the material and content hereof are provided "as is", and without any warranty, express or implied, of any kind. The foregoing limitation of implied warranties is subject to applicable law.


Copyright and Ownership of Images

All of the text, graphics and images on this site are "works of authorship" created by the talented artists and writers we work with. These hard working professionals and volunteers own the rights to the use and publication of their work. Even though methods of technology exist that make it possible to scan, photocopy or download artwork, we respect the artists' rights and request that you do the same.

All Images in this Site are the exclusive property and copyright of their original creators and authors. The Images in this Web Site are presented on the Internet for visual reference only.

These Images may not be copied or reproduced in any manner whatsoever without the prior written consent of the original creator and author.  These images are NOT royalty-free images or clip art and are not available for any commercial or private use or as links to web sites including a link back to this Site or as desktop wallpaper, screen savers or any other electronic or computer use without written agreement.

Unless you have received  written agreement from the original creator and author, (a) it is illegal to copy or use any portion of an Image whether by photographic means, scanning, digital copying, or as reference for another illustration; (b) it is illegal to incorporate all or part of an Image into another image. Changing an image does not make it yours. The Original Image, however modified or distorted, is still protected by copyright.

You agree that any unauthorized use, publication or transmission of any Image by you is an infringement of copyright and you will be responsible for fees, damages and compensation.


Links to Third Party Web Sites

This Site contains hyperlinks to other Web sites controlled by parties other than the ACC-VI. The ACC-VI is not responsible for and does not accept any responsibility over the contents or use of these Web sites. These hyperlinks are provided strictly as a convenience and do not imply any third party company endorsement by the ACC-VI.