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Terms and Conditions

You agree to the following conditions of use (the "conditions") by using this Web-Site.

The conditions apply to the entire Web-Site of Partnerships British Columbia Inc. ("Partnerships British Columbia"). Specific conditions may appear on different pages of this Web-Site. Those conditions are additional to, and not in substitution for, the conditions of use contained on this page.


GENERAL INFORMATION

This Web-Site is designed to provide information about Partnerships British Columbia and public private partnerships, including information to promote business interaction between parties interested in participating in Partnerships British Columbia projects.

The content of this Web-Site is provided for informational purposes only. Although we try to post accurate information, we cannot guarantee that the information on this site is accurate, complete or current at all times, or at any time. It is the responsibility of all persons accessing this Web-Site to independently assess the accuracy of the content of this Web-Site and the suitability of the use of this Web-Site for any particular purpose.


NO WARRANTIES OR GUARANTEES

Partnerships British Columbia makes no representation, warranty or guarantee that this Web-Site or the information it contains is accurate, complete, current or free from viruses or other items of any kind that may be destructive. This Web-Site, including the P3 Business Directory, and all of the information this Web-Site contains is provided "as is" without warranty of any kind, whether express or implied. All implied warranties, including, without limitation, implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement, are hereby expressly disclaimed.


NO LIABILITY

Partnerships British Columbia does not assume any responsibility for errors or omissions in this Web-Site and will not, under any circumstances, be liable to any person or business entity for any direct, indirect, special, incidental, consequential, or other damages arising out of, in connection with, or based on any use of this Web-Site, including the P3 Business Directory, or any other Web-Site to which this site is linked. This includes, without limitation, damages relating to any lost profits, business interruption, or loss of programs or information, even if Partnerships British Columbia has been specifically advised of the possibility of such damages.


LINKS TO THIRD PARTY SITES

This Web-Site contains links to other Web-Sites as an information service only. All other Web-Sites are independent from this Web-Site. Partnerships British Columbia has no control over and expressly disclaims any liability for such linked Web-Sites or their content. The provision of any link does not constitute an endorsement of such linked Web-Sites by Partnerships British Columbia.


PROPRIETARY RIGHTS

This Web-Site, and the information, content and material it contains, is the property of Partnerships British Columbia, except where otherwise indicated. Applicable copyright laws protect this Web-Site. Except for reasonable copying, printing or downloading for the private use of the user of this site, or as specifically authorized by this site, a user may not copy, redistribute, reproduce, republish, download, upload, sell, transmit or distribute any information found on the pages of this site, without the prior written consent of Partnerships British Columbia. Partnerships British Columbia does not waive any of its proprietary rights in respect of this site including, without limitation, copyrights, trademarks and other intellectual property rights.


CONFIDENTIALITY AND PRIVACY

Transmissions made to Partnerships British Columbia through the Internet are not secure and therefore the confidentiality of a transmission cannot be assured.

When you visit this Web-Site, the Partnerships British Columbia web server automatically collects a limited amount of information essential for the operation and security of this Web-Site. Some of this information (e.g. browser type) does not identify who you are, while other information, such as your Internet domain name or IP address may identify you. The extent of personal identification depends, in large part, on the "naming standards" followed by your Internet Service Provider.

When you visit the Partnerships British Columbia Web-Site to browse, read pages, or download information, we will gather and store certain information about the visit. The following information is automatically collected and stored:

  1. the Internet protocol Address and domain name used. The Internet Protocol address is a numerical identifier assigned either to your Intern service provider or directly to your computer. This address can be translated to determine the domain name of your service provider (e.g. gov.bc.ca, Xcompany.com or yourschool.edu);
  2. the type of browser and operating system;
  3. the date and time of the visit; and
  4. the web-pages or services accessed.

COOKIES

This Web-Site may distribute small pieces of information (called "cookies") to web browsers to assist you when you return to specific areas on the site. If you have concerns about this, you can change your web browser to not accept this information or display warning messages.

A cookie is a small file stored on your computer by your web browser when using some internet sites. Cookies can also store personal information such as your name, email address, home or work address, or telephone number. Persistent Cookies can use this type of personal information to identify you whenever you access a Web-Site. Sessional Cookies are used to help you move around our Web-Site and do not store personal information. Sessional cookies are valid only during the time you are actually using the Web-Site.

Collection, use, disclosure and retention of information must comply with provisions of the British Columbia Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, the Document Disposal Act and other applicable legislation. Collected personal information will only be used by authorized staff of Partnerships British Columbia to fulfil the purpose for which it was originally collected or for a use consistent with that purpose. Personal information is not disclosed to other public bodies or individuals by Partnerships British Columbia except as authorized by law. Partnerships British Columbia keeps the information only for the length of time necessary to fulfil the purpose(s) for which it was collected.

This Web-Site contains links to other Web-Sites. Please be aware that privacy policies vary from site to site. Partnerships British Columbia is not responsible for the privacy practices of such Web-Sites to which this site may link.

For information regarding the FOIPP Act, contact the Corporate Privacy and Information Access Branch, Government of British Columbia.