Terms of Use

Welcome to the website (the “Site”) of EducationPlannerBC.

EducationPlannerBC is an online post-secondary planning resource available to the public free of charge.  EducationPlannerBC is managed and maintained by the British Columbia Council on Admissions and Transfer (“BCCAT”) in conjunction with BCcampus.  BCCAT is a government-funded, advisory committee established by the Minister of Advanced Education (the “Ministry”).  BCcampus is an agency of the Ministry that supports the work of the B.C. post-secondary system in the areas of teaching, learning and educational technology. 

These terms of use (“Terms of Use”) apply exclusively to your access to, and use of, this Site and EducationPlannerBC’ services available through this Site, so please read them carefully.

BY ACCESSING, BROWSING, AND USING THIS SITE AND EDUCATIONPLANNERBC’ SERVICES AVAILABLE THROUGH THIS SITE, YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THESE TERMS OF USE, ALL EDUCATIONPLANNERBC POLICIES INCORPORATED BY REFERENCE OR OTHERWISE APPLICABLE TO USE OF THIS SITE AND EDUCATIONPLANNERBC’ SERVICES, AND ANY SUBSEQUENT CHANGES TO THEREOF. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THESE TERMS OF USE, APPLICABLE POLICIES, OR ANY SUBSEQUENT CHANGE, DO NOT ACCESS, BROWSE OR OTHERWISE USE THIS SITE OR EDUCATIONPLANNERBC’ SERVICES.

EducationPlannerBC reserves the right to change or modify any of the terms and conditions contained in these Terms of Use and any applicable policy, at any time and in its sole discretion. Any changes or modifications will be effective upon posting to this Site of revised Terms of Use and applicable policies. Your continued use of this Site following the posting of the revised Terms of Use and applicable policies will constitute your acceptance thereof. Therefore, you should frequently review these Terms of Use and applicable policies to understand the terms and conditions that apply to your use of this Site.

License and Site Access

EducationPlannerBC grants you a limited license to use this Site for personal and informational purposes and in connection with browsing, accessing, and using EducationPlannerBC’ services. Such grant does not include, without limitation: (a) any resale or commercial use of this Site or content therein; (b) making derivative uses of this Site and its contents; or (c) use of any data mining, robots, or similar data gathering and extraction methods. Except as noted above, you are not conveyed any right or license by implication, estoppel, or otherwise in or under any patent, trademark, copyright, or proprietary right of EducationPlannerBC or any third party.

Privacy

See our Privacy policy to understand how EducationPlannerBC uses and collects personal information. 

Data & Other Information

If you provide information to EducationPlannerBC, then you agree to provide true, accurate, current, and complete information about yourself (“Data”) as prompted by EducationPlannerBC’ forms or requests, and to maintain and promptly update the Data to keep it true, accurate, current and complete. If you provide any Data or other information to EducationPlannerBC that is untrue, inaccurate, not current, or incomplete, or EducationPlannerBC has reasonable grounds to believe that such Data or other information is untrue, inaccurate, not current, or incomplete, EducationPlannerBC has the right to suspend or terminate your use of this Site and EducationPlannerBC’ services.

If EducationPlannerBC provides you with a user ID and password for access and use of areas of this Site, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of that user ID and password. You agree to notify EducationPlannerBC immediately of any unauthorized use of your user ID and password.

Copyright

All copyrighted and copyrightable materials on this Site, including, without limitation, the design, text, graphics, pictures, and other files, and the selection and arrangement (“Works”) thereof are ALL RIGHTS RESERVED Copyright © 2016 EducationPlannerBC and/or its suppliers or licensors. Except as stated herein, none of the Works may be copied, reproduced, distributed, republished, downloaded, displayed, posted, or transmitted in any form or by any means, including, but not limited to, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise, without the prior written permission of EducationPlannerBC or the respective copyright owner. Permission is granted to display, copy, distribute and download the Works for personal, non-commercial, and informational uses and in connection with browsing, accessing and using EducationPlannerBC’ services; provided that, you may not, without the permission of EducationPlannerBC or the respective copyright owner, (a) copy, publish, or post any Works on any computer network or broadcast or publications media, (b) modify the Works, and (c) remove or alter any copyright and other proprietary notices contained in the Works.

Trademarks and Service Marks

All trademarks, service marks, logos and trade names used and displayed on this Site, including without limitation the EducationPlannerBC logo, are either owned by EducationPlannerBC, or its suppliers and licensors, and may not be copied, imitated or used, in whole or in part, without the prior written permission of EducationPlannerBC, or its suppliers or licensors.

Framing and Meta Tags

You may not use, frame or utilize framing techniques to enclose any EducationPlannerBC trademark, logo, or other information displayed on this Site (including the images found at this Site, the content of any text or the layout/design of any page or form contained on a page) without EducationPlannerBC’ express written consent. Further, you may not use any meta tags or any other “hidden text” utilizing a EducationPlannerBC name, trademark, or product or service name without EducationPlannerBC’ express written consent.

Viruses, etc.

EducationPlannerBC assumes no responsibility, and shall not be liable for any damages to, or viruses or other harmful components that may infect, your computer equipment or other property on account of your access to, use of, or browsing in this Site or your downloading of any materials, including, data, text, and images from this Site.

Linked Sites

EducationPlannerBC makes no representation, warranty, or condition regarding, and accepts no responsibility for, the quality, content, nature or reliability of sites accessible by hyperlink from this Site, or sites linking to this Site. Such linked sites are not under the control of EducationPlannerBC and EducationPlannerBC is not responsible for the content of any linked site or any link contained in a linked site, or any review, changes or updates to such sites. EducationPlannerBC is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply affiliation, endorsement, or adoption by EducationPlannerBC of the site or any information contained therein. When leaving the EducationPlannerBC site, you should be aware that EducationPlannerBC’ terms and policies no longer govern, and, therefore, you should review the applicable terms and policies, including privacy and data gathering practices, of the linked site.

Disclaimers

“AS IS” BASIS. THIS SITE, ALL INFORMATION CONTAINED THEREIN (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ALL THIRD PARTY CONTENT) AND EDUCATIONPLANNERBC’ SERVICES ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” BASIS WITHOUT REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED OR STATUTORY. YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT ALL USE OF THE FOREGOING IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK.

WARRANTY DISCLAIMER. EDUCATIONPLANNERBC DISCLAIMS ALL REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, MERCHANTABLE QUALITY, DURABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT REGARDING THIS SITE, ALL INFORMATION CONTAINED THEREIN (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ALL THIRD PARTY CONTENT) AND EDUCATIONPLANNERBC’ SERVICES. EDUCATIONPLANNERBC DOES NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT ANY OF THE FOREGOING ARE ACCURATE, COMPLETE, RELIABLE, CURRENT, OR ERROR-FREE. EDUCATIONPLANNERBC DOES NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT THIS SITE WILL OPERATE ERROR FREE OR UNINTERRUPTED OR THAT THIS SITE OR ITS SERVER(S) ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS.

EducationPlannerBC reserves the right to change any and all content contained on this Site at any time without notice. Reference to any products, services, processes, or other information, by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, supplier, provider, or otherwise does not constitute or imply endorsement, sponsorship, or recommendation thereof by EducationPlannerBC.

Limitation of Liability

IN NO EVENT WILL EDUCATIONPLANNERBC BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY, AGGRAVATED, INDIRECT, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO LOSS OF PROFITS, FAILURE TO REALIZE EXPECTED SAVINGS OR LOSS OF DATA, FOR ANY CAUSE OF ACTION WHATSOEVER AND WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE) OR ANY OTHER LEGAL AND EQUITABLE THEORY ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH USE OF THIS SITE, THE INFORMATION CONTAINED THEREIN (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ALL THIRD PARTY CONTENT) AND EDUCATIONPLANNERBC’ SERVICES.

Applicable Law and Venue

These Terms of Use will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Province of British Columbia and the federal laws of Canada applicable therein without regard to conflicts of law principles that would otherwise apply a different body of law. You agree that any action at law or in equity arising out of or relating to these Terms of Use will be filed only in the courts of the Province of British Columbia, and you hereby irrevocably and unconditionally consent and submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of such courts over any suit, action or proceeding arising out of these Terms of Use.

Entire Agreement

These Terms of Use, and the documents referred to herein and any documents executed or delivered pursuant hereto, constitute the entire agreement between us relating to the subject matter hereof, and supersede any prior understandings or agreements (whether electronic, oral, or written) regarding such subject matter.

Severability

If any provision of these Terms of Use will be deemed unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision will be deemed severable from these Terms of Use and will not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.

Termination

Any unauthorized use of this Site or breach of these Terms of Use will automatically terminate the license granted by these Terms of Use, may violate applicable law including copyright laws, trademark laws (including trade dress), and communications regulations and statutes, and may in EducationPlannerBC’ discretion result in termination of any of EducationPlannerBC’ services to you.

Notwithstanding any of these Terms of Use, EducationPlannerBC reserves the right, without notice and in its sole discretion, to terminate your license to use this Site, and to block or prevent future access to and use of this Site.