TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF SERVICE
THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS CONTAIN LEGAL OBLIGATIONS. PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS CAREFULLY BEFORE USING BOW VALLEY NETWORK’S SITE.
IMPORTANT: BY ACCESSING OR OTHERWISE USING THE SERVICES (AS DEFINED BELOW), YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS AND AGREE TO ACCESS OR USE THE SERVICES IN ACCORDANCE WITH THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS. IF YOU DO NOT ACCEPT AND AGREE TO BE LEGALLY BOUND BY AND COMPLY WITH THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, YOU ARE NOT PERMITTED TO ACCESS OR USE THE SERVICES ON BOW VALLEY NETWORK’S SITE.
Welcome to Bow Valley Network’s site!
Bow Valley Network provides its service to you following these Terms and Conditions. Please note that we reserve the right, at our discretion, to change, modify, add, or remove portions of these Terms and Conditions at any time. Please check periodically for changes in our regulation. Your continued use of Bow Valley Network’s site following the posting of any changes to these Terms and Conditions will mean you accept those changes.
- DESCRIPTION OF OUR SERVICES
Bow Valley Network currently provides users with access to a collection of resources and information about the Bow Valley, beautiful pictures of the Canadian Rocky Mountains, including, local online forums, and search services thought its network. Our services may also include advertisements and promotions for specific products, brands, institutions, and local events. Please, check our media kit for more details about our marketing services.
- HYPERLINKING TO OUR CONTENT
The following organizations may link to our Website without prior written approval:
- Government agencies;
- Search engines;
- News organizations;
- Online directory distributors may link to our Website in the same manner as they hyperlink to the Websites of other listed businesses;
- Personal websites
- Any reputable business in the Bow Valley and surrounding region
These organizations may link to our home page, to publications or to other Website information so long as the link: (a) is not in any way deceptive; (b) does not falsely imply sponsorship, endorsement or approval of the linking party and its products and/or services; and (c) fits within the context of the linking party’s site.
These organizations may link to our home page so long as the link: (a) is not in any way deceptive; (b) does not falsely imply sponsorship, endorsement or approval of the linking party and its products or services; and (c) fits within the context of the linking party’s site.
Approved organizations may hyperlink to our Website by use of our name Bow Valley Network.
- CONTENT LINKED TO A BOW VALLEY NETWORK’S SITE
Please exercise discretion while browsing the Internet. Please note that certain links on Bow Valley Network’s Site may take you to other websites. Bow Valley Network’s site provides these links only as a convenience and not as an endorsement by Bow Valley Network. These linked sites are not necessarily under the control of Bow Valley Network. If you decide to visit any linked site, you do so at your own risk, and it is your responsibility to take all protective measures to guard against viruses and other destructive elements. Bow Valley Network is not responsible for the content of any such linked sites or any other web page which is not part of a Bow Valley Network’s Site and under Bow Valley Network’s control. Unless otherwise expressly provided, Bow Valley Network makes no representation or warranty regarding, and does not endorse, any linked site or the information, products or services appearing thereon. Accordingly, you agree that Bow Valley Network will not be responsible or liable in any way for the accuracy, relevancy, copyright compliance, legality, or decency of material contained in any site linked from a Bow Valley Network’s Site.
We do not ensure that the information shared by users of Bow Valley Network’s site is correct. We do not warrant its completeness or accuracy; nor do we promise to ensure that the website remains available or that the material on the website is kept up to date. We will consider requests to remove links and pictures, but we are not obligated to or so or to respond to you directly.
- REMOVAL OF LINKS OR PICTURES FROM BOW VALLEY NETWORK’S SITE
If you find any link or picture on Bow Valley Network’s site that is offensive for any reason, please inform us at any moment at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will try to solve the problem as soon as possible.
- THE USER’S OBLIGATIONS
In consideration of your use of our Services, you represent you are not a person barred from receiving services under the laws of the Canada or other applicable jurisdiction. You also agree to provide true, accurate, current and complete information. If you provide any information that is untrue inaccurate, not current or incomplete, or Bow Valley Network has reasonable grounds to suspect that such information is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, Bow Valley Network has the right to delete it without further explanation. Please note, Bow Valley Network reserves the right to edit any content at any time.
You must understand that all information, data, text, software, music, sounds, photographs, graphics, videos, messages or other materials (“Content”) whether publicly posted or rarely transmitted, are the sole responsibility of the person from which such Content originated. This means that is the source, and not Bow Valley Network, who is entirely responsible for all Content that is uploaded, posted, emailed, transmitted or otherwise make available on Bow Valley Network’s website.
Bow Valley Network does not control the Content posted via its Service and as such does not guarantee the accuracy, integrity, and quality of such Content. You must keep in mind that by using Bow Valley Network’s services, you may be exposed to Content that is offensive, indecent, or objectionable. Under no circumstance will Bow Valley Network be liable in any way for any Content, including, but not limited to, for any errs or omissions in any Content, or for any loss or damage of any kind as a result of the use of any Content posted, emailed, transmitted or otherwise made available on Bow Valley Network’s site. You agree that you must evaluate and bear all risks associated with the use of any Content, including any reliance on the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of a specific Content. You agree that, as a user of Bow Valley Network’s site, you must evaluate and bear all risks associated with the use of any Content, including any reliance on the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of a specific Content.
You acknowledge that Bow Valley Network does not pre-screen Content, but Bow Valley Network and its designees shall have the right (but not the obligation) in their sole discretion to pre-screen refuse or move any content that is posted. Without limiting the foregoing. Bow Valley Network shall have the right to remove any content that violates these Terms and Conditions or is otherwise objectionable. You agree to indemnify and hold Bow Valley Network and its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, agents, co-branders or other partners, and employees, harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of Content you submit, post, transmit or make available on Bow Valley Network’s site, your use of the Service, your connection to the Service, your violation of these Terms and Conditions, or your violation of any rights of another.
Without prior approval and written permission, you may not create frames around our webpages that alter in any way the visual presentation or appearance of Bow Valley Network’s site.
You agree to not use the Service to:
- Upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise male available any Content that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, fortuitous, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libelous, invasive of another’s privacy, hateful or racially, ethnically, or otherwise objectionable,
- Harm minors in any way,
- Impersonate any person or entity, including but not limited to Bow Valley’s website and forum administrators, moderators, or any other member of the site, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity.
- forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers to disguise the origin of any Content transmitted through the Service.
- Upload, post, email, transmit, or otherwise make available any Content that you do not have a night to make available under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships (such as inside information proprietary and confidential information learned or disclosed as part of employment relationships or under nondisclosure agreements).
- Upload posit email transmit or otherwise make available any Content that infringes any patent, trademark trade secret, copyright, or other proprietary rights (“Rights”) of any party.
- Upload, post email, transmit or otherwise make available any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising promotional materials, “junk mail”, “spam”, “chain letters”, pyramid schemes or any other form of solicitation, upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any material that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment.
- Interfere with or disrupt Bow Valley Network’s services or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations.
- Intentionally or unintentionally violate any applicable local, provincial, federal or international law, stalk or otherwise harass another or collect or store personal data about other users.
- RESPONSIBILITY FOR MINORS
In cases where you have authorized a minor to use Bow Valley Network’s website and its services, you recognize that you are fully responsible for: (a) the online conduct of such minor (b) controlling the minor access to and use of Bow Valley Network’s site and its services and (c) the consequences of any misuse by the minor. You acknowledge that some of the areas of Bow Valley Network’s site may contain material that is inappropriate for minors.
- FORUMS AND CONTENT SUBMISSIONS
By uploading materials to any chat board or forum available on Bow Valley Network’s site and its services (collectively, “Forums”) or otherwise submitting any materials to us through any other content generating submitting Bow Valley Network, you automatically grunt (or warrant that the owner of such materials expressly grants) Bow Valley Network a world-wide, perpetual, royalty-free, irrevocable and non-exclusive right and license to use, copy, adapt, transmit, communicate, publicly display and perform distribute and create compilations and derivative works from such submitted materials, for the purposes of publishing and promoting such materials in connection with the Forum or other Service through which the materials were submitted or generated, and for all promotions thereof. Such license shall apply with respect to any form, media, or Technology now known or later developed. In addition, you warrant that all moral rights in such materials have been waived.
You warrant and represent that:
- You are entitled to post the Comments on our website and have all necessary licenses and consents to do so;
- The Comments do not invade any intellectual property right, including without limitation copyright, patent or trademark of any third party;
- The Comments do not contain any defamatory, libelous, offensive, indecent or otherwise unlawful material which is an invasion of privacy
- The Comments will not be used to solicit or promote business or custom or present commercial activities or unlawful activity.
If you are a minor, you must have permission from your parent or guardian to upload any materials to a Forum. Bow Valley Network may request a parent’s or guardian’s email address from anyone who uploads any materials to a Forum for the purpose of verifying with the parent or guardian that he/she has in fact given permission for such uploading. In the event that material is uploaded without permission, all uploaded material will be removed immediately and without notice to you.
When participating in a Forum, never assume that people are who they say they are know what they say they know or are affiliated with whom they say they are affiliated. Bow Valley Network cannot be responsible for the content or accuracy of any information, and will not be responsible for any reliance or decisions made based on such information. When using a Forum, you may not post, transmit, link to, or otherwise distribute any information materials or content that do not generally pertain to the designated topic or theme of the particular Forum Use of a Forum for commercial purposes of any kind is only allowed following the instructions in this link.
- RESERVATION OF RIGHTS
Please note that Bow Valley Network reserves the right to refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, that, in its sole discretion, are unacceptable, undesirable, or in violation of these Terms and Conditions.
Bow Valley Network reserves the right to request that you remove all links or any particular link to our Website. You approve to immediately remove all links to our Website upon request. We also reserve the right to amen these Terms and Conditions and it’s linking policy at any time. By continuously using Bow Valley Network’s site, you agree to be bound to and follow these linking Terms and Conditions.
You automatically grant (or warrant that the owner of such material expressly grants) Bow Valley Network a world-wide, perpetual, royalty-free, Irrevocable and non-exclusive right and license to televise, broadcast, transmit, exploit, use, communicate, publicly display and perform distribute and create compilations and derivative works from, such submitted materials in any manner, media or technology, including but not limited to all forms of television, wireless and online technology, now known or later developed.
Parts of Bow Valley Network’s site gives the opportunity for users to post and exchange opinions and information. Bow Valley Network does not filter, edit, publish or review those Comments. Comments do not reflect the views and opinions of Bow Valley Network as a company, its agents and/or affiliates. Comments reflect the views and opinions of the person who post their views and opinions. To the extent permitted by applicable laws, Bow Valley Network shall not be liable for the Comments or for any liability, damages or expenses caused and/or suffered as a result of any use of and/or posting of and/or appearance of the Comments on Bow Valley Network’s site.
Sharing posts from the Bow Valley Network with credit is highly encouraged. Unless otherwise stated, Bow Valley Network and/or its licensors own the intellectual property rights for all material on Bow Valley Network. All intellectual property rights are reserved. You may access this from Bow Valley Network for your own personal use subjected to restrictions set in these Terms and Conditions.
Bow Valley Network reserves the right to monitor all Comments and to remove any Comments which can be considered inappropriate, offensive or causes breach of these Terms and Conditions.
As a user of the site, you hereby grant Bow Valley Network a non-exclusive license to use, reproduce, edit and authorize others to use, reproduce and edit any of your Comments in any and all forms, formats or media.
We shall not be hold responsible for any content that appears on Bow Valley Network’s website. As a user of the website, you agree to protect and defend us against all claims that is rising on our Bow Valley Network’s website. No link(s) should appear on Bow Valley Network’s website that may be interpreted as libelous, obscene or criminal, or which infringes, otherwise violates, or advocates the infringement or other violation of, any third-party rights.
OUR PRIVATE POLICY
You acknowledge, consent, and agree that Bow Valley Network may access, preserve, and disclose your personal information and Content if required to do so by law or in a good faith belief that such access preservation or disclosure is reasonably necessary to:
(a) comply with legal process.
(b) enforce these Terms and Conditions.
(c) respond any claims that any content violates the rights of third parties.
(d) respond requests for customer services
(e) protect the rights, property, or personal safety of Bow Valley Network, its users and the general public.
You acknowledge and agree that Bow Valley Network’s site, in its sole and absolute discretion, may, without notice to you, suspend or terminate your account, delete your posts or comments, or stop you from accessing to its Services for any reason including where Bow Valley Network believes that you have violated any of these Terms and Conditions. If you are dissatisfied with a Bow Valley Network’s site or any of its Services or with any terms, conditions, rules, policies, guidelines, or practices on Bow Valley Network’s site or any of its Services, you can email us your thoughts to email@example.com or discontinue using a Bow Valley Network or any of its Services.
GOVERNING LAW/JUDISDICTIONAL ISSUES
Bow Valley Network’s site and its Services are controlled, operated and administered by Bow Valley Network from its offices within Canmore, Canada makes not representation or warranty that Bow Valley Network’s site and its Services are appropriate or available for use at any locations outside Canada. If you access a Bow Valley Network’s Site from outside Canada, you are responsible for compliance with all applicable laws. You may not export any of the Content accessible through a Bow Valley Network’s Site in violation of applicable export laws and regulations. Those Terms and Conditions shall be interpreted, construed and governed by the laws in force in the Province of Alberta and the federal legislation of Canada.
SUBMISSION OF IDEAS AND/OR SUGGESTIONS
If you have any feedback, suggestion or complaints, please send us an email to:
Bow Valley Network is always improving its websites and Services and developing new features. If you have ideas and/or suggestions regarding improvements or additions, we would like to hear them – but any submission will be review according to these Terms and Conditions.