TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE
Please read these terms carefully before using this website. By using the site or downloading materials from it, you agree to abide and be bound by these terms and conditions.
Use of Website
This site is provided by Kerrisdale IT Consulting Inc., dba The Directorship ("The Directorship"), and may be used for your informational purposes only.
You may not use this website to commit any violation of federal, state, provincial, local, or international laws, regulations, or other governmental requirements. We reserve the right to report any activity that may violate any law or regulation to appropriate law enforcement officials, regulators, or other third parties, and we may do so without prior notice to you.
You are prohibited from violating, or attempting to violate, the security of this site. Any such violation may result in criminal and civil liabilities to you. Examples of prohibited security violations include, but are not limited to: (a) logging into a server or account that you are not authorized to access; (b) accessing data or taking any action to obtain services not intended for you or your use; (c) attempting to probe, scan, or test the vulnerability of any system, subsystem, or network related to the website or to any The Directorship computer or computer system; (d) tampering, hacking, modifying, or otherwise corrupting or breaching security or authentication measures; (e) transmitting material that contains viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time bombs, cancelbots, or other computer programming routines or engines with the intent or effect of damaging, destroying, disrupting or otherwise impairing a computer's functionality or the operation of the website; (f) interfering with, intercepting, or expropriating any system, data, or information; and (g) interfering with service to any user, host, or network including, but not limited to, by means of overloading, "flooding," "mailbombing," or "crashing" any system, subsystem, or network related to the website or otherwise.
All content included on this website, such as text, graphics, logos, button icons, images, photographs, audio clips, digital downloads, data compilations, and software is the property of The Directorship or its content suppliers and is protected by Canada and international copyright laws. You are authorized to copy, print, or distribute such content only as follows:
- You may print individual pages but cannot copy or download a large portion of the website (e.g., no bots, webcrawlers, spiders, etc. that "harvest" the website).
- You may download, print, distribute, and use pages from the website only for informational, non-commercial purposes.
- Any copies of such documents or pages must not alter the original website content and must include The Directorship copyright notice: "© 2017 The Directorship. All rights reserved."
- You may not frame this website or any portion thereof. Linking to this website in a way that does not otherwise infringe upon The Directorship’s trademark interests is permitted, provided that the link does not falsely imply or suggest that The Directorship has endorsed or is affiliated with the linked website.
- The Directorship reserves the right to terminate all or any portion of the above authorizations to you at any time in The Directorship’s sole discretion.
Except as expressly provided above, you may not otherwise copy, display, download, distribute, modify, reproduce, republish, retransmit or create derivative works based upon any information, content, or materials contained in this website or any medium (including electronic or hard copy) without the express prior written consent of The Directorship. Nothing contained on this website shall be construed as conferring by implication, estoppel, or otherwise any license or right under any intellectual property right of The Directorship or any third party, except as expressly provided above.
The trademarks, service marks, and logos of The Directorship and its affiliates used and displayed on our site are our registered and unregistered trademarks. Requests to use trademarks owned by other companies which may be mentioned on our site should be directed to such other companies. We actively and vigorously enforce our intellectual property rights. Our trademarks, service marks, and logos may not be used in any way, including in advertising or publicity pertaining to distribution of materials on our site, without our prior written permission.
All submissions, documents, materials, postings, comments, remarks, suggestions, ideas, graphics, or other information communicated from users to this website will forever be the property and intellectual property of The Directorship, and The Directorship will not be required to treat any such submission as confidential. Further, The Directorship will be entitled to use any such submission for any purpose whatsoever, commercial or otherwise, without compensation to you or anyone else. Do not submit material that is unlawful, defamatory, abusive, or obscene, or that will violate any right of any third party, including copyright, trademark, privacy, or other personal or proprietary right(s).
You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless The Directorship, its affiliates, officers, directors, employees, agents, suppliers, and third-party partners from and against all losses, expenses, damages, and costs, including reasonable attorneys' fees and expenses, resulting or arising from, or incurred in connection with, any violations by you of these Terms and Conditions.
Limitation of Liability
THE DIRECTORSHIP AND ITS AFFLIATES WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR INJURY, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES THAT RESULT FROM THE USE OF (OR THE INABILITY TO USE) THIS WEBSTIE AND ITS CONTENTS, OR A WEBSITE LINKED TO THIS WEBSITE, INCLUDING ANY DAMAGES OR INJURY CAUSED BY ANY FAILURE OF PERFORMANCE, ERROR, OMISSION, INTERRUPTION, DEFECT, DELAY IN OPERATION, COMPUTER VIRUS, LINE FAILURE, OR OTHER COMPUTER MALFUNCTION.
Compliance with Local Laws
This website is controlled and administered by The Directorship from its offices within Canada, and this website and its contents are intended to comply with applicable laws and regulations in Canada. Although the information on this website is accessible to users outside of Canada, The Directorship makes no representation that the content of this website complies with laws and regulations of any jurisdiction outside of Canada or that such content is appropriate or available for use in any such jurisdiction. Access to any content on this website from locations where such content is illegal is prohibited. If you choose to access this site from locations outside of Canada, you are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws and regulations. You may not use or export any of the information on this website in violation of Canadian export laws and regulations.
Integration and Severability
If any provision of these Terms and Conditions of Use is deemed unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision will be deemed severable from these Terms and Conditions of Use and will not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining provisions. These Terms and Conditions of Use as may be updated from time to time by The Directorship to represent the entire agreement between you and The Directorship relating to the subject matter herein.
The Directorship reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to supplement or modify these Terms and Conditions of Use in whole or in part, at any time. Any such supplement or modification will become effective when it is posted on the website. Your continued use of the website after any supplements or modifications to these Terms and Conditions of Use are posted will be considered acceptance thereof.
As a convenience to you, The Directorship provides links that allow you to connect with websites that are not under The Directorship’s control. You access these sites at your own risk. We are not responsible for the contents of any linked site, nor does the appearance of a link imply The Directorship’s endorsement.
Privacy and Security
The Directorship does not guarantee that the functions contained in the site will be uninterrupted or error-free, that this site or its server will be free of viruses or other harmful components, or that defects will be corrected even if The Directorship is aware of them. The material in this website may include technical inaccuracies or typographical errors.
The Directorship suggests that parents supervise their children while online. No information should be posted by minor children without parental consent.
THIS SITE IS PROVIDED BY THE DIRECTORSHIP ON AN "AS IS" AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. THE DIRECTORSHIP MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE OPERATION OF THIS WEBSITE OR THE INFORMATION INCLUDED ON THIS WEBSITE. YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THIS WEBSITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. THE DIRECTORSHIP DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE INFORMATION IN THIS WEBSITE IS ACCURATE, COMPLETE, CURRENT, RELIABLE, OR CORRECT, THAT THIS WEBSITE WILL BE AVAILABLE AT ANY PARTICULAR TIME OR LOCATION, OR THAT THE WEBSITE IS FREE OF HARMFUL COMPONENTS.
These Terms and Conditions of Use shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the Province of British Columbia. Any dispute arising from these terms shall be resolved exclusively in the provincial and federal courts in Vancouver, BC.