Terms of Use/Acceptance of Terms



By accessing or using Our Okanagan  website, you agree to the following terms and conditions. The terms and conditions may change at any time at our sole discretion.


Purpose of Our Okanagan Website

The purpose of the website is to enable users with requests for product and service information to make direct contact with the companies that have posted their business information on this web site.  The information on Our Okanagan website is provided on the basis that all persons accessing the site undertake responsibility for assessing the relevance and accuracy of its content.


Terms and Conditions

The laws of British Columbia and Canada will apply to any issue that might arise regarding this site.  Our Okanagan website content is provided "as is" and without warranties of any kind, either expressed or implied.


Data is Non-Confidential

We do not want to receive confidential or proprietary information from you through our website. If you transmit to or post on our website any material, data, information or idea by any means, it will be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary and may be disseminated or used by us for any purpose. Personal data provided to us will be handled in accordance with our policies regarding privacy.


Our Okanagan Privacy Policy

Registration Data and certain other information about you is subject to our Privacy Policy.


Eligibility

The purpose of the business directory is to promote local, independent business the Okanagan Valley.  Businesses must operate in the Okanagan Valley to qualify and be included in the business directory.  The Okanagan Valley Region, as typically understood includes from the US border north to Shuswap area.  Business operations include mobile business, home business, proprietorship, partnerships and corporations.  


Business Profile Information

A business registering their business information agrees to provide true, accurate, current and complete information.  All business information including but not limited to data, text, documents, graphics, images, logos, audio, video, and any other materials are the sole responsibility of the business from which such content originated.   This means that the registering business is entirely responsible for their own business content that is uploaded, posted, e-mailed or otherwise transmitted via Our Okanagan.  

You may not post, e-mail or otherwise transmit any content that:

a)    Is unlawful, defamatory, obscene, invasive of another’s privacy, hateful or otherwise objectionable;
b)    Infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, confidential, inside, copyright or other proprietary rights of any party;
c)    Interferes with or disrupts the Our Okanagan website, business directory database, or servers or networks connected to Our Okanagan.

If you provide any information that is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, or Our Okanagan has reasonable grounds to suspect that such information is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, Our Okanagan has the right to suspend or terminate your account and refuse any and all current or future use of the service (or any portion thereof).

In consideration of your use of the Service, you agree to: (a) provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself as prompted by the Our Okanagan’s registration form (such information being the 'Registration Data') and (b) maintain and promptly update the Registration Data to keep it true, accurate, current and complete. If you provide any information that is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, or Our Okanagan has reasonable grounds to suspect that such information is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, Our Okanagan has the right to suspend or terminate your account and refuse any and all current or future use of the Service (or any portion thereof).


Member Account, Passoword and Security


You will receive a password and member account designation upon completing the registration process. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the password and account, and are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your password or account. You agree to (a) immediately notify Our Okanagan of any unauthorized use of your password or account or any other breach of security, and (b) ensure that you exit from your account at the end of each session. Our Okanagan cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with the Member Conduct Section.


Member Conduct


You understand that all information, data, text, software, music, sound, photographs, graphics, video, messages or other materials ('Content'), whether publicly posted or privately transmitted, are the sole responsibility of the person from which such Content originated. This means that you, and not Our Okanagan, are entirely responsible for all Content that you upload, post, e-mail or otherwise transmit via the Service. Our Okanagan does not control the business registration Content posted via the portal and, as such, does not guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of such Content. You understand that by using the Service, you may be exposed to Content that is offensive, indecent or objectionable. Under no circumstances will Our Okanagan be liable in any way for any Content, including, but not limited to, for any errors or omissions in any Content, or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any Content posted, e-mailed or otherwise transmitted via Our Okanagan. You agree to not use the Our Okanagan to upload, post, email or otherwise transmit any Content that : (a) is unlawful, defamatory, obscene, invasive of another's privacy, hateful, or otherwise objectionable; (b) you do not have a right to transmit under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships (such as inside information, proprietary and confidential information ); (c) infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights ('Rights') of any party; or (d) interferes with or disrupts the Service or servers or networks connected to the Service Our Okanagan and its designees shall have the right to remove any Content that violates the Terms of Use or is otherwise objectionable. You agree that you must evaluate, and bear all risks associated with, the use of any Content, including any reliance on the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of such Content. You acknowledge and agree that Our Okanagan may preserve Content and may also disclose Content if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such preservation or disclosure is reasonably necessary to: (a) comply with legal process; (b) enforce these Terms of Service; (c) respond to claims that any Content violates the rights of third-parties; or (d) protect the rights, property, or personal safety of Our Okanagan, its users and the public.


Indemnity


You agree to indemnify and hold Our Okanagan, and its subsidiaries, officers, agents, co-branders or other partners, and employees, harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys' fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of Content you submit, post to or transmit through the Service, your use of the web site, your connection to the Our Okanagan, your violation of the Terms of Use, or your violation of any rights of another.


No Resale of Service


You agree not to reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell or exploit for any commercial purposes, any portion, use or access of Our Okanagan.


General Practices Regarding Use and Storage

You acknowledge that Our Okanagan may establish general practices and limits concerning use of the web site.   You agree that Our Okanagan has no responsibility or liability for the deletion or failure to store any messages and other communications or other Content maintained or transmitted on the web site.  You acknowledge that Our Okanagan reserves the right to log off accounts that are inactive for an extended period of time. You further acknowledge that Our Okanagan reserves the right to change these general practices and limits at any time, in its sole discretion, with or without notice.


Modifications To Service 

Our Okanagan reserves the right at any time and from time to time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Our Okanagan (or any part thereof) with or without notice. You agree that Our Okanagan shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of Our Okanagan.


Termination

You agree that Our Okanagan, in its sole discretion, may terminate your password, account (or any part thereof) or use of the web site, and remove and discard any Content within the web site, for any reason, including, without limitation, for lack of use or if Our Okanagan believes that you have violated or acted inconsistently with the letter or spirit of the Terms of Use. Our Okanagan may also in its sole discretion and at any time discontinue providing the Service, or any part thereof, with or without notice. You agree that any termination of your access to the Service may be effected without prior notice, and acknowledge and agree that Our Okanagan may immediately deactivate or delete your account and all related information and files in your account and/or bar any further access to such files or the web site. Further, you agree that Our Okanagan shall not be liable to you or any third-party for any termination of your access to the Service.

These Terms of Use are effective until terminated by you or Our Okanagan.   Our Okanagan may change, suspend or discontinue all or any aspect of this website at any time, without prior notice or liability to you, any other user or any third party.  If we become aware of or determine, in our sole discretion, that you are violating any of these Terms of Use, Our Okanagan may modify or terminate your privileges, with or without notice to you.  This agreement will terminate immediately without notice from Our Okanagan if in our sole discretion you, a) fail to comply with any term or provision of these Terms of Use; or b) are a repeat infringer of any third party’s rights; or c) engage in conduct that is illegal, tortuous or that interferes with the technological operation of this website.  

You may terminate these Terms of Service at any time by requesting removal of your business content information from Our Okanagan by directly contacting Our Okanagan through email or by telephone at the following contact information:

Our Okanagan
Email: info@ourokanagan.ca
Telephone: 250-545-2498

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