Sea to Sky Safety Net
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
2.2 You are permitted to use this website to find personal support resources.
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.
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.
4.1 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.
4.3 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 You agree that your use of this Website is at your sole risk and that the Website and Website Content is provided on an "as is" and "as available" basis. The Whistler Blackcomb Foundation, partners, contract workers and their respective affiliates expressly disclaim all warranties of any kind, whether express or implied, including the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement. In particular, the Whistler Blackcomb Foundation, its partners, contract workers and their respective affiliates make no warranty that (a) the Website and/or the Website Content will meet your requirements; (b) your use of the Website and/or the Website Content will be timely, uninterrupted, secure, or error-free; (c) any information obtained by you as a result of the Directory and/or the Website Content will be accurate or reliable; and (d) any defects or errors in the Website and/or the Website Content will be corrected.
Any of the Website Content downloaded or otherwise obtained through the use of the Website is accessed at your own discretion and risk, and you will be solely responsible for any damage or harm that results from the download and use of any such Website Content. You further acknowledge that the Website Content is not intended or suitable for use in all instances that could lead to death, personal injury, or severe physical damage.
6.2 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Changes submitted may not appear automatically or immediately on the Website, but as time permits will be considered, added and/or removed in a timely fashion.
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.