TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE
Salmon Tales: A Natural Living Heritage is division of the Vancouver
Aquarium Marine Science Centre (VAMSC), which is a non-profit self-sustaining
organisation committed to the conservation of aquatic life through
its work in interpretation and display, education, research and
direct action. This website at Aquanews.org is provided as one means
of furthering those goals.
1. Application of these Conditions of Use
By accessing or using any part of Salmon Tales: A Natural Living
Heritage you agree to be bound by the following conditions of use.
If you do not wish to be bound by these conditions, you may not
access or use Salmon Tales: A Natural Living Heritage.
We may change these conditions at any time without any notice to
you. By your continued access and use of Salmon Tales: A Natural
Living Heritage you agree to be bound by the most current version
of the conditions of use. Please check these conditions periodically
for any changes that have been made.
Except where otherwise noted, the content of the Salmon Tales:
A Natural Living Heritage Web pages (including the design, text,
graphics and arrangement thereof) and the software used therein,
is the property of and is owned and controlled by VAMSC, or has
been licensed by VAMSC, and is the copyright material of VAMSC or
its content-providers. You may not reproduce or redistribute any
of the material on the website for commercial purposes without the
prior written permission of VAMSC.
ALL RIGHTS ARE RESERVED.
To request permission to reproduce all or part of the material
on this website for commercial purposes, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
"Salmon Tales: A Natural Living Heritage" and "VAMSC"
and our logo are trademarks of VAMSC. All other trademarks, product
names or logos cited anywhere on Salmon Tales: A Natural Living
Heritage are the property of their respective owners.
4. No Licence
Except as expressly provided, nothing contained in these conditions
or anywhere on Salmon Tales: A Natural Living Heritage shall be
construed as conferring any licence under any of VAMSC's or any
third party's intellectual property rights.
We welcome your articles, photos, videos, and e-mail messages.
We will use any personal information you send us only to respond
to your message. Please review our Privacy Statement. Please note
that any suggestions or ideas you submit to us will become the property
of the Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre and may be used
by us for any purpose.
6. Disclaimer of Representations and Warranties
While every effort is made to ensure the timeliness and accuracy
of the information, documents, data or material (the "Information")
available on this site, the VAMSC assumes no liability or responsibility
for the completeness, accuracy or usefulness of any of the Information.
Information (including any revisions and updates) at this site
is provided solely for general public information purposes and is
provided strictly "as is."
VAMSC makes no representation or warranty, express or implied,
in respect of the Information at this site or that may be accessed
through this site by way of links to other sites, including without
limitation, as to:
The accuracy, adequacy, completeness or reliability of any Information
howsoever stored or transmitted, which may be obtained from this
The merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose or use
with respect to any Information whatsoever included in this site
or that may be accessed through this site;
The results to be obtained from using such Information.
Information may be changed or updated without notice. By making
this Information available, VAMSC is not engaged in providing advice.
While every effort is made to ensure that all Information provided
at this site does not contain computer viruses, you should take
reasonable and appropriate precautions to scan for computer viruses
and should ensure that you have a complete and current backup of
the applicable items of Information contained on your computer system.
7. Limitation of Liability
Under no circumstances will VAMSC or any of its officers, directors,
members, employees, affiliates, agents, sponsors, licensers, or
any other party involved in the creation, production, maintenance
or distribution of Salmon Tales: A Natural Living Heritage be liable
to any person or entity for any direct, indirect, incidental, special,
consequential or other damages (including but not limited to loss
of profits, business interruption, loss of programs or information,
goodwill, use of data or other intangible losses) that result from
any use of the Salmon Tales: A Natural Living Heritage website,
even if VAMSC has been specifically advised of the possibility of
VAMSC is unable to ensure or guarantee the security of any information
transmitted over the Internet. Any information or data which you
transmit to or by way of VAMSC is done at your own risk and VAMSC
shall not be responsible or liable for any damages or injury that
may result from transmitting such information.
If any jurisdiction does not allow the exclusion or limitation
of liability for consequential or incidental damages, liability
is limited to the fullest extent permitted by law.
These conditions and any and all documents specifically referenced
herein constitute the entire agreement between you and VAMSC with
respect to the use of this Website and the information contained
on its pages. If any provision contained in these conditions is
determined by a court of competent jurisdiction to be illegal, invalid
or otherwise unenforceable, that provision shall be severed from
these conditions and the remaining provisions shall continue in
full force and effect.
9. Jurisdiction and Governing Law
These conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance
with the laws of the Province of British Columbia. VAMSC controls
Aquanews.org from within the Province of British Columbia, Canada.
It can, however, be accessed from other places around the world.
Although these places may have different laws from those of British
Columbia, by accessing Aquanews.org you agree that the laws of British
Columbia, without regard to rules relating to conflict of laws,
will apply to all matters relating to your use of Salmon Tales:
A Natural Living Heritage. You and VAMSC also agree to submit to
the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of British Columbia,
with respect to such matters. Users of Salmon Tales: A Natural Living
Heritage accessing it from places outside of British Columbia acknowledge
that they do so voluntarily and are responsible for complying with
This statement of Terms & Conditions is offered in association
with our Privacy Statement . Agreeing all the terms contained within
both statements is a pre-condition for the use of the Web Site.
The Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre is dedicated to protecting
your privacy as you use our web site. Our policy is that no personal
information will be collected about you unless you choose to provide
it and that any personal information which you provide us will be
safeguarded to the best of our ability and not shared with others
for any reason.
1. Submissions to Salmon Tales: A Natural Living Heritage
When you submit articles, photos, videos or other information to
Salmon Tales: A Natural Living Heritage, you are asked to provide
certain information about yourself, which you may chose to do or
not do. Your information is retained by VAMSC for so long as necessary
to unsure that copyright in the materials is properly protected.
No data transmission over the Internet or any wireless network
can be guaranteed to be perfectly secure. Therefore, while we try
to protect your personal information, VAMSC do not guarantee the
security of information transmitted to or from Salmon Tales: A Natural
Our Website may distribute small pieces of information called "cookies"
to your web browser to assist you when you return to specific areas
of our site. If you have concerns about this you may adjust your
browser not to accept this information or to display a warning when
a cookie is about to be placed on your browser. Refusing to accept
cookies may affect your ability to access some or all of some websites.
Our site contains links to other sites, some of which are not owned
does not apply to other sites and that we cannot be responsible
for their privacy policies, if any.