Terms of Use

  1. By accessing this BC Aware web site, operated by ISACA – Vancouver Chapter (“ISACA Vancouver”), you agree to the following Terms of Use (“Terms”). “You” and “your” means users of this web site. The Terms can change any time, at the discretion of ISACA Vancouver, and without notice. Your use of this web site constitutes your agreement to these Terms, which form a binding agreement between ISACA Vancouver and you. It is your responsibility to review these Terms and any changes each time you use this web site.


    All text and graphics including logos, button icons, images, audio & video clips, digital downloads, other data compilation, and elements of this web site are the property of ISACA Vancouver and/or associates, and are protected by Canadian and International copyright laws. The trademarks of ISACA Vancouver (including but not limited to BC Aware) may not be used without prior written permission. Trademarks include ISACA Vancouver’s organization name and logo, digital graphics including photos, videos, logos, headers, buttons, icons, etc. and online and/or print brochures, posters, postcards, etc. Reproduction of any of these items is prohibited other than in accordance with the copyright notice, which forms part of these Terms.

    Use & Indemnity
    All use of ISACA Vancouver materials, print or digital, and its contents and graphics are strictly prohibited without prior written permission from ISACA Vancouver. Unauthorized use may give rise to a claim for damages and/or be a criminal offense. Once permission has been granted, your use of any information or materials is entirely at your own risk, for which ISACA Vancouver shall not be liable. You agree to indemnify and hold ISACA Vancouver and its affiliates, agents, employees, officers, directors and licensors harmless from any claim that may arise from your use of ISACA Vancouver materials including but not limited to print and digital information.

    Errors & Inaccuracies
    This web site and its contents are provided on an “as is “basis without warranties of any kind and neither ISACA Vancouver nor any third parties provide any warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy, reliability, availability, timeliness, performance, completeness or suitability of the information and materials found or offered on this web site for any particular purpose. You acknowledge that such information and materials may contain inaccuracies or errors and ISACA Vancouver expressly excludes liability for any such inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent permitted by law. ISACA Vancouver will attempt to minimize errors and inaccuracies on this web site.

    Third Party Rights Holders
    If you are the owner of intellectual property rights you believe have been infringed or violated on this web site by a user, please contact us at info@isaca-vancouver.org.

    Third Party Links
    Although this site may be linked to other sites, ISACA Vancouver is not, directly or indirectly, implying any approval, association, sponsorship, endorsement, or affiliation with the linked site, unless specifically stated therein. ISACA Vancouver has no control over, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third party web site. By entering this site you acknowledge and agree that ISACA Vancouver has not reviewed all the sites linked to this site and is not responsible for the content of any off-site pages or any other site linked to this site. Your linking to any other off-site pages or other sites is at your own risk. When viewing, submitting or posting User Content (as defined below under “Use of This Site”), you understand and agree that ISACA Vancouver is not responsible for the information, data, text or other materials that may appear in User Content.

    ISACA Vancouver does not endorse any User Content or any opinions, recommendations, or advice expressed therein User Content is not necessarily reviewed by ISACA Vancouver prior to posting and ISACA Vancouver makes no warranties, express or implied, as to the User Content or to the accuracy and reliability of the User Content. ISACA Vancouver does not necessarily monitor any materials posted, transmitted, or communicated to or within the site. If you believe that something on the site violates these Terms, please email info@isaca-vancouver.org. Notwithstanding the fact that ISACA Vancouver or other parties involved in creating, producing, or delivering this site, may monitor or review transmissions, posting, discussions, or chats, ISACA Vancouver and all parties involved in creating, producing or delivering this site, assume no responsibility or liability which may arise from the content thereof, including but not limited to claims for defamation, libel, slander, obscenity, pornography, profanity, or misrepresentation.

    Use of this Site
    On certain areas of this site you may be able to submit texts, files, images, photos, videos, sounds, musical works, works of authorship, text postings, and other materials and content (“User Content”). Your posting of User Content is subject to these Terms and to any additional terms posted for a specific feature. ISACA Vancouver may delete any User Content that in the sole judgment of ISACA Vancouver violates these Terms. You agree that in using the site, including the interactive features therein, you will adhere to the following: You agree not to post any content that is unlawful, harmful, tortious, defamatory, libelous, obscene, invasive of the privacy of another person, threatening, harassing, abusive, hateful, racist, infringing on the intellectual property rights of others, pornographic, violent or otherwise objectionable or inappropriate as determined by ISACA Vancouver, or other material which could constitute or encourage conduct that would be considered a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, promote the excessive or irresponsible consumption of alcohol, or otherwise violate any law or regulation. You agree not to post any content that contains personal information about any individual, violates the privacy/publicity of any other individual or entity, or anything that you are under a contractual obligation to keep private or confidential. You agree that you will not impersonate any person or organization, including without limitation, the personnel of ISACA Vancouver.

    You agree not to misrepresent an affiliation with another person or organization, nor will you post any content that contains slanderous or libelous comments about others, or that infringes any copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret or other intellectual property right of a third party. You agree not to post any content that contains business solicitation of any type, including advertising a product or service, offering a product or service for sale, or directing readers to a location for more information about a product or service. You agree not to post any software to the site, nor will you post links or files that do not comply with these Terms, and you will not post any content that contains viruses, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may adversely affect the operation of the site, or feature of the site. You agree not to modify in any way any specifications, technology or application codes provided to you by ISACA Vancouver or as embedded in the User Content unless expressly authorized in writing by ISACA Vancouver. By entering this site and providing User Content, you acknowledge and agree that any communication or material you transmit to this site or ISACA Vancouver, in any manner and for any reason, will not be treated as confidential or proprietary.

    No Ownership
    You understand and agree that you have no ownership rights in any User Content. ISACA Vancouver may delete all your User Content, or may delete any specific User Content, at any time and without notice, if ISACA Vancouver determines in its sole discretion that you have violated these Terms, the law, or for any other reason. ISACA Vancouver assumes no liability for any information removed from this site, and reserves the right to permanently restrict access to the site.

    License to User Content
    By displaying, publishing, or otherwise posting any User Content on or through the site, you hereby grant to ISACA Vancouver a limited, non-exclusive, sub-licensable, worldwide, fully-paid, royalty free license to use, modify, publicly perform, publicly display, reproduce, and distribute such User Content without the requirement to make payment to you or to any third party or the need to seek any third party permission. This license includes the right to host, index, cache, distribute, and tag any User Content.

    No Waiver
    These Terms operate to the fullest extent permissible by law. If any provision of these Terms is unlawful, void or unenforceable, that provision is deemed severable from these Terms and does not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions. If ISACA Vancouver fails to act with respect to your breach or anyone else’s breach of these Terms on any occasion, ISACA Vancouver is not waiving its right to act with respect to future or similar breaches.

    Applicable Law
    By visiting this web site, you agree that the laws of the Province of British Columbia, and the applicable laws of Canada, without regard to principles of conflict of laws, will govern these Terms and any dispute of any sort that might arise between you and ISACA Vancouver or any of its affiliates.