The British Columbia Paraplegic Association (“SCI BC”) Web Site (“SCI BC Site”) is offered to you conditioned on your acceptance without modification of the terms, conditions and notices contained herein. Your use of the SCI BC Site constitutes your agreement to all such terms, conditions and notices.
Unless otherwise specified, the SCI BC Site is for your personal and non-commercial use. You may not modify, copy, distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, create derivative works from, transfer, or sell any information, products or services obtained from the SCI BC Site.
The information contained on this web site is presented for the purpose of educating people about spinal cord injury. Nothing contained on this web site should be construed nor is intended to be used for medical diagnosis or treatment. It should not be used in place of the advice of your physician or other qualified health care provider.
Should you have any health care related questions, please call or see your physician or other qualified health care provider promptly. Always consult with your physician or other qualified health care provider before embarking on a new treatment, diet, or fitness program.
You should never disregard medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this web site. For more information on how to contact professional medical support call the SCI BC InfoLine 1-800-689-2477.
Any dealings with third parties (including advertisers) included within the SCI BC Site or participation in promotions, including the delivery of and the payment for goods and services, and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings or promotions, are solely between you and the advertiser or other third party. SCI BC shall not be responsible or liable for any part of any such dealings or promotions.
As a condition of your use of the SCI BC Site, you will not use the SCI BC Site for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms, conditions, and notices. You may not use the SCI BC Site in any manner which could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the SCI BC Site or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of the SCI BC Site. You may not attempt to gain unauthorized access to SCI BC’s computer systems or networks, through hacking, password mining or any other means. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available through the SCI BC Site.
The SCI BC Site may contain or provide access through affiliated websites to e-mail services, bulletin board services, chat areas, news groups, forums, communities, personal web pages, calendars, photo albums, file cabinets 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 and, when applicable, related to the particular Communication Service. By way of example, and not as a limitation, you agree that when using a Communication Service, you will not:
SCI BC and its affiliates have no obligation to monitor the Communication Services. However, SCI BC and its affiliates reserve the right to review materials posted to a Communication Service and to remove any materials in their sole discretion. SCI BC reserves the right to terminate your access to any or all of the Communication Services at any time, without notice, for any reason whatsoever.
SCI BC and its affiliates reserve the right at all times to disclose any information as SCI BC and its affiliates deem 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 their sole discretion.
Always use caution when giving out any personally identifying information about yourself or your children in any Communication Service.
SCI BC AND ITS AFFILIATES DO NOT CONTROL OR ENDORSE THE CONTENT, MESSAGES OR INFORMATION FOUND IN ANY COMMUNICATION SERVICE AND, THEREFORE, SCI BC AND ITS AFFILIATES SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIM ANY LIABILITY WITH REGARD TO THE COMMUNICATION SERVICES AND ANY ACTIONS RESULTING FROM YOUR PARTICIPATION IN ANY COMMUNICATION SERVICE. SCI BC EMPLOYEES PARTICIPATING IN ANY COMMUNICATION SERVICE ARE NOT AUTHORIZED SCI BC SPOKESPERSONS, AND THEIR VIEWS, OPINIONS AND ADVICE DO NOT NECESSARILY REFLECT THOSE OF SCI BC. YOU WILL REMAIN SOLELY LIABLE FOR THE CONTENT OF ANY MESSAGES OR OTHER INFORMATION YOU UPLOAD OR TRANSMIT THROUGH A COMMUNICATION SERVICE.
The information, products, and services included in or available through the SCI BC Site may include inaccuracies or typographical errors. Changes are periodically made to the SCI BC Site and to the information therein. SCI BC and/or its respective suppliers may make improvements and/or changes in the SCI BC Site at any time. Advice received via the SCI BC Site should not be relied upon for personal, medical, legal or financial decisions and you should consult an appropriate professional for specific advice tailored to your situation.
You specifically agree that SCI BC shall not be responsible for unauthorized access to or alteration of your transmissions or data, any material or data sent or received or not sent or received. You specifically agree that SCI BC and its affiliates are not responsible or liable for any threatening, defamatory, obscene, offensive or illegal content or conduct of any other party or any infringement of another’s rights, including intellectual property rights. You specifically agree that SCI BC and its affiliates are not responsible for any content sent using and/or included in the SCI BC Site by any third party.
In no event shall SCI BC and/or its affiliates and suppliers be liable for any direct, indirect, punitive, incidental, special, consequential damages or any damages whatsoever, arising out of or in any way connected with the use of the SCI BC Site, whether based on contract, tort, negligence, strict liability or otherwise.
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Notwithstanding any of the terms and conditions of this agreement, SCI BC reserves the right, without notice and in its sole discretion, to terminate your right to use the SCI BC Site, and to block or prevent future access to and use of the SCI BC Site. Without limiting the foregoing, any unauthorized use of the SCI BC Site will terminate your right to use the SCI BC Site.
If any provision of this agreement will be deemed unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision will be deemed severable from this agreement and will not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.
This agreement is governed by the laws of British Columbia and the federal laws of Canada applicable therein without regard to conflicts of law that would apply a different body of law. All users hereby attorn to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of British Columbia with respect to all disputes arising out of or in connection with this agreement, or in respect of any defined legal relationship associated therewith or derived therefrom.
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SCI BC reserves the right to change or modify any of the terms, conditions and notices contained herein at any time and in its sole discretion. Any changes or modification will be effective upon posting of revised terms, conditions and notices to the SCI BC Site. Your continued use of this SCI BC Site following the posting of its changes or modifications will constitute your acceptance of such changes or modifications.
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