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Terms of Use

Welcome to our website. If you continue to browse and use this website, you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the Terms of Use outlined below, which together with our Privacy Statement govern HIC's relationship with you in relation to this website.  If you disagree with any part of these terms of use, please do not use our website.

 

The term "HIC" or "us" or "we" refers to the owner of the website, which is registered in British Columbia.  The term "you" refers to the user or viewer of our website.

The use of this website is subject to the following Terms of Use:

  • The content of the pages of this website is for your general information and use only. It is subject to change without notice.

  • Neither we nor any third parties provide any warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy, timeliness, performance, completeness or suitability of the information and materials found or offered on this website for any particular purpose. You acknowledge that such information and materials may contain inaccuracies or errors and we expressly exclude liability for any such inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent permitted by law.

  • Your use of any information or materials on this website is entirely at your own decision, for which we shall not be held responsible. Should you decide to use any information from this website, it shall be your responsibility to ensure the accuracy of the information.

  • This website contains material which is owned by or licensed to us. This material includes, but is not limited to, the design, layout, look, appearance and graphics. Reproduction is prohibited other than in accordance with the copyright notice, which forms part of these terms of use.

  • Unauthorized use of this website may give rise to a claim for damages and/or be a criminal offence.

  • All trademarks reproduced in this website which are not the property of, or licensed to, HIC are acknowledged on the website.

  • From time to time this website may also include links to other websites. These links are provided for your convenience to provide further information. They do not signify that we endorse the website(s). We have no responsibility for the content of the linked website(s).

 

 

Social Media

HIC uses social media channels to share news and information about HIC work, events and progress. HIC encourages information sharing and the exchange of ideas, expressions and opinions, and welcomes comments that are respectful and relevant to the topic.

Comments of the following nature (and others deemed inappropriate) will be removed:

  • Inappropriate and offensive language, including vulgarity and profanity.

  • Racist, sexist, hateful, slanderous, insulting or offensive.

  • Disrespectful, harassing, bullying or threatening of people, culture or institutions.

  • Abusive, aggressive, coarse, explicit, vulgar, violent, obscene or pornographic in nature.

  • Personal attacks, name calling or defamatory statements.

  • In violation of someone's privacy (e.g. providing personal information such as phone numbers and email addresses).

  • Announcements, promotions, solicitations, advertisements or endorsements of any financial, political, labour, commercial or non-governmental organizations and agencies.

  • Written in all CAPS (it is difficult to read and is interpreted as yelling).

  • Trolling, spamming or postings that are of a promotional nature.

  • Serious, unproven, unsupported or inaccurate accusations against individuals or organizations.

  • Illegal or suggest illegal activity.

  • Irrelevant messages.

 

HIC reserves the right to monitor comments, moderate conversations, and review comments (without notification) that violate its Social Media Usage Guidelines. HIC reserves the right to block and report users that do not adhere to these guidelines.

 

 

Disclaimer

The Housing & Infrastructure Council (HIC) to accepts no responsibility or liability for any errors, inaccuracies and/or omissions on this website.  In some instances, the content of this site is a compilation of data obtained from many sources and the data is subject to change without notice. Although HIC endeavours to include accurate and current information but does not warrant or guarantee that the information contained on its website is accurate, complete or current at all times.

 

Should you discover information that is inaccurate, incomplete or out of date, we encourage you to let us know by emailing info@fnhic-bc.ca

 

In no event shall the Housing & Infrastructure Council be liable to any person, business or organization of any kind, for any claims of direct, indirect, special, incidental, consequential or other damages based on or arising from any use of this website or any other website and their contents to which this site is linked, whether arising in contract or otherwise.

 

If you do not accept the above terms, please exit this website immediately. Continued use of this website will be deemed acceptance by you of the foregoing terms.

 

Every effort is made to keep the website up and running smoothly. However, HIC takes no responsibility for, and will not be liable for, the website being temporarily unavailable due to technical issues beyond our control.

 

Images and Multimedia

HIC strives to include images from its events, from partners and stakeholder organizations to build authenticity, where possible.

HIC only uses photos of individuals and objects where it has obtained prior consent. When taking photographs or videography at events, HIC will advise participants and obtain approval to use the media on its website and in information and marketing materials. Where necessary, HIC may use paid or free stock photography, and provide credits where required. 

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