Terms of Use

Sea to Sky Safety Net
Terms of Use

 

These Terms of Use govern your use of Sea to Sky Safety Net (the “Website”) and access to all written and other materials displayed or made available on this Website, including information on human services, human services statistics and critical services such as help lines, distress centres, hospital emergency departments and services for victims of violence and abuse, including sexual assault. Please read these Terms of Use in full before using this Website.

 

BY ACCESSING AND/OR USING THE WEBSITE, YOU ARE INDICATING YOUR ACCEPTANCE TO BE BOUND BY THE TERMS OF USE. IF YOU DO NOT ACCEPT THESE TERMS OF USE, YOU MUST NOT ACCESS OR USE THE WEBSITE.

 

Whistler Blackcomb Foundation (and its affiliate partners or contract workers) may occasionally unilaterally update or revise these Terms of Use from time to time. Continued use of the Website after such will signify your acceptance of all updates and revisions. You should visit this page periodically to review these Terms of Use.

 

1.0 WEBSITE OVERVIEW

 

1.1 Whistler Blackcomb Foundation (and its affiliate partners or contract workers) collects, maintains and disseminates human service information that enables people to make informed choices to improve their mental health and substance use / misuse.

 

2.0 WEBSITE ACCESS AND USE

 

2.1 You will be able to access this Website without having to register any details with the Website. Information, such as name and email, is only requested if you are submitting a comment by email.  Third-party websites may require registration or personal details and are not covered by these Terms of Use.

 

2.2 You are permitted to use this website to find personal support resources.

 

2.3 The copyright and other intellectual property rights on this Website are owned by us and must not be reproduced without our prior consent. Please review third party terms of use with respect to reproduction of materials from respective websites.

 

2.4 Links to third party websites located on this Website are provided for your convenience only. We have not reviewed each third party website and have no responsibility for such third party websites or their content. We do not endorse the third party websites or make representations about them or any material contained in them. If you choose to access a third party website linked to from this Website it is at your own risk.

 

3.0 INCLUSON CRITERIA

 

3.1 Inclusion of services on the Website is free and is not dependent upon the purchase of a membership, products or separate advertising space from Whistler Blackcomb Foundation (and its affiliate partners or contract workers)

 

3.2 The Website includes organizations or programs primarily located in or serving areas that:

  • Provide a direct service to the public who resides in the Sea to Sky Corridor Communities;

  • Are networks or coalitions of direct mental health or substance use service providers;

  • Are not-for-profit, community-based or government organizations; and

  • Are commercial organizations licensed by the government or with special contractual documents to operate long term care facilities, child care centres and certain home care services.

 

3.3 The criteria for inclusion are as follows:

  • Local nonprofit agencies providing community services.

  • Federal, provincial, regional, and municipal government services.

  • Support groups.

  • Publicly funded health care providers, including physicians, hospitals and residential care facilities.

  • Groups performing system advocacy regarding issues and causes.

  • Organizations located outside BC where deemed necessary or important, including where such organizations:

  • Provide a service not available locally that is accessible through toll-free phone numbers and/or internet access.

  • Provide free or low-cost services to clients;

  • Are contracted by a government agency to provide free or low-cost services to clients; and/or

  • Meet a free or low-cost service need not addressed by the nonprofit sector.

 

3.4 The Whistler Blackcomb Foundation (and its affiliate partners or contract workers) reserves the right, in its own discretion:

  • To exclude from the Website any organization that it has adequate reason to believe may spread hatred or have a philosophy that could be hurtful to the well-being of individuals, groups or the community as a whole;

  • To refuse to list or to discontinue listings for organizations that have had serious complaints lodged against them with any regulatory body or with other organizations in the database providing similar services, or with Whistler Blackcomb Foundation (and its affiliate partners or contract workers) itself; and

  • To exclude or include services according to priorities and resources.

Potential grounds for exclusion or removal from the Website may include, but are not limited to, service non-delivery, fraud, misrepresentation, discrimination, criminal activities, or operating outside licensing mandates.

 

4.0 DISCLAIMER

 

4.1 We take all reasonable steps to ensure that the information on this Website is correct. However, we do not guarantee the correctness or completeness of material on this Website. We may make changes to the material on this Website at any time and without notice. The material on this Website may be out of date, or on rare occasions incorrect and we make no commitment to ensure that such material is correct or up to date.

 

4.2 The material on this Website is provided without any conditions or warranties of any kind. To the maximum extent permitted by law, we provide access and use of this Website on the basis that we exclude all representations, warranties and conditions which but for these Terms of Use may have effect in relation to this Website.

 

4.3 Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health care professional with any questions you may have. Never disregard medical advice or delay seeking medical advice because of something on this Website. Information contained in this Website or any websites to which a link is provided should be used only under the supervision of an appropriately qualified physician. Please consult with your physician before making any decision regarding treatment and/or medication.

 

5.0 NO ENDORSEMENT

 

5.1 Inclusion of an organization and information about its programs and services on the Website does not imply endorsement by this Website nor does exclusion indicate lack of endorsement.

 

5.2 Links to other websites are provided to help users locate other Internet resources that may be of interest. Parties other than the curators of this Website independently developed these other websites and therefore the Whistler Blackcomb Foundation, or subsequent owners of this site, does not assume responsibility for the content of any third party website, nor does it make any representation or warranty of any kind regarding any third-party website including, without limitation, (i) regarding the legality, accuracy, reliability, completeness, timeliness or suitability of any content on such third-party websites, (ii) regarding the merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose of any material, content, software, goods, or services located at or made available through such third-party websites, or (iii) that the operation of such third-party websites will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects or errors in such third-party websites will be corrected, or that such third-party Websites will be free from viruses or other harmful components.

5.3 In providing links to other websites, the Whistler Blackcomb Foundation is not acting as a publisher or disseminator of the material contained on these other websites and does not seek to control the content of, or maintain any type of editorial control over, such websites. A link to another website should not be construed to mean that the Whistler Blackcomb Foundation is associated with or is legally authorized to use any trademark, trade name, logo or copyrighted symbol that may be reflected in the link or the description of the link to such other websites. In addition, the mention of another party or its products or services on the website should not be construed as an endorsement of that party or its products or services.

 

6.0 EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY

 

6.1 Neither the Whistler Blackcomb Foundation nor any other party (whether or not involved in planning, producing, maintaining or delivering this Website), shall be liable or responsible for any kind of loss or damage that may result to you, or a third party, as a result of your, or their, use of our Website. This exclusion shall include servicing or repair costs and, without limitation, any other direct, indirect, or consequential loss, and whether in tort or contract or otherwise in connection with this Website.

 

7.0 LISTING UPDATES

 

7.1 The information on the Website will be reviewed semi-annually for service changes and outdated links.  As community services change so rapidly, some omissions and inaccuracies are inevitable.

 

7.2 Whistler Blackcomb Foundation (and its affiliate partners or contract workers) invites third party organizations to contact or notify the Whistler Blackcomb Foundation regarding information relating to a listing inclusion or exclusion by emailing info@whistlerblackcombfoundation.com. Changes submitted may not appear automatically or immediately on the Website, but as time permit will be considered, added and/or removed in a timely fashion.

 

8.0 LINKING

 

8.1 Whistler Blackcomb Foundation (and its affiliate partners or contract workers) encourages organizations to use the Website as a central collection of quality mental health and substance use support information. However, you may not use the link to our homepage to suggest that we sponsor, endorse, approve or are affiliated with you, your business or website.

 

8.2 While Whistler Blackcomb Foundation (and its affiliate partners or contract workers) encourages links to the Website, it does not wish to be linked to or from any third party website which contains, posts or transmits any unlawful information of any kind, including, without limitation, any content: (i) that constitutes or encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offence, gives rise to civil liability or otherwise violates any local, state, provincial, national or international law or regulation; (ii) that may be damaging or detrimental to the activities, operations, credibility or integrity of Whistler Blackcomb Foundation (and its affiliate partners or contract workers); or (iii) that contains, posts or transmits any information, software or other material which violates or infringes upon the rights of others, including material which is an invasion of privacy or publicity rights, or which is protected by copyright, trademark or other proprietary rights.