The “Site” means the website, products, or services offered or available on the interactive online website, http://www.bcfarmsandfood.com, operated by BC Farms & Food on the World Wide Web. The term “Community Areas” includes any comment section or user participation area on the Site.
Use of the Site and Community Areas
BC Farms & Food encourages an open exchange of information and ideas in a climate or mutual respect. The Community Areas of the Site shall be used for lawful purposes only. All information, text, ideas, opinions, photographs, graphics, images, data, software, sound recordings, or other materials on the Site that you post, email, transmit, upload, or otherwise submit to the Site are your sole responsibility. No material shall be posted on or transmitted through the Community Areas which violates or infringes upon the rights of others, which is unlawful, threatening, abusive, defamatory, invasive of privacy, or obscene. BC Farms & Food reserves the exclusive right to determine these conditions on the Site. Advertising solicitations or promotions of other websites may be posted on the Site only with the express prior approval of BC Farms & Food.
You shall not upload, post or otherwise make available on the Community Areas any material protected by copyright, trademark or other proprietary rights without the express permission of the owner of the respective right. You are responsible for determining that material you post is not protected by copyright, trademark or other proprietary rights. You shall be solely liable for any damages or harm resulting from any infringement of copyright or other rights.
You hereby grant to BC Farms & Food a worldwide, perpetual, royalty-free, irrevocable, non-exclusive right and license to use, modify, adapt, translate, create derivative works from, reproduce, distribute, and display any material posted in the Community Areas, sent to or displayed on the Site.
BC Farms & Food shall have the right in its sole discretion to edit, refuse to post or remove any material submitted to or posted on the Site. Users shall remain solely responsible for their conduct and the content of their messages. You hereby acknowledge and agree that BC Farms & Food shall not have or assume any liability for any action or inaction with respect to any conduct, communications or postings on the Site.
On the Site, you may not use an e-mail address or name of another person with the intention of impersonating that person, or use the name or e-mail address of anyone else without authorization.
You shall be responsible for obtaining and maintaining computer hardware, software, and any other equipment or charges necessary for access to and use of the Site.
The Site contains copyrighted material, including but not limited to text, software, images, video, and sound. BC Farms & Food owns the copyright to the selection and arrangement of such content, as well as to the content original to it. You may not copy, redistribute, publish, display or commercially exploit any material from the Site without the express permission of BC Farms & Food. In the event of permitted copying or use, no changes in or deletion of author attribution, trademark, or copyright notice shall be made. You acknowledge that you do not acquire any ownership rights by viewing or downloading copyrighted material.
All trademarks appearing on the Site are the property of their respective owners.
Disclaimer of Warranty: Limitation of Liability
You expressly agree that use of the Site is at your sole risk. Neither BC Farms & Food, its affiliates nor their respective employees, agents, third-party content providers or licensors warrant that the Site will be uninterrupted or error-free; nor do they make any guarantee as to the results that may be obtained from use of the Site or as to the accuracy, reliability or content of any information, service or products provided through the Site.
The Site (including RSS feeds) is provided on an “as is,” “as available” basis without warranties of any kind, either express or implied, except for any warranties which are implied by the laws applicable to this agreement and are incapable of exclusion, restriction or modification under the same.
In no event will BC Farms & Food, nor any person or entity involved in creating, producing, distributing, or maintaining the Site, be liable for any damages of any kind arising from of the use of or inability to use the Site or out of the breach of any warranty. You hereby acknowledge that the provisions of this section shall apply to all content on the Site. BC Farms & Food’s liability to users, if any, shall in no event exceed the total amount paid to BC Farms & Food by said users.
BC Farms & Food will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by your reliance on information obtained through the content on the Site. It is your responsibility to evaluate the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any information, opinion, advice or other content available through the Site.
The Site contains links to other websites, products, and advertisers. BC Farms & Food is not responsible for the availability of these external sites, and does not endorse and is not responsible for the contents of, advertising on, products of or any other materials available on or through such external sites. Under no circumstances shall BC Farms & Food be held responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any loss or damage caused or alleged to have been caused to a user in connection with the use of or reliance on any content, goods or services available on such external sites. You should direct any concerns or problems to the external site’s owner.
BC Farms & Food does not guarantee or provide any warranty on any products or services offered through the Site, and does not monitor and is not a party to any transaction between users and third-party providers of products or services linked to from this Site.
The Website Really Simple Syndication (“RSS”) feeds from BCFarmsandFood.com are provided solely for non-commercial use. You agree, if the RSS feed information is posted to your non-commercial website, to include prominent attribution to BCFarmsandFood.com, including a link to the BCFarmsandFood.com home page. Any other uses of the RSS feeds are strictly prohibited.
This Agreement and operating rules for the Site constitute the entire agreement of the parties with respect to the subject matter hereof, and supersede all previous written or oral agreements between the parties with respect to such subject matter. This Agreement shall be interpreted, construed, and governed in accordance with the laws of the Province of British Columbia and the federal laws of Canada applicable therein, without reference to its conflict of laws principles. Each party hereby agrees to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the Province of British Columbia, sitting in Victoria, and to waive any objections based upon venue.