Terms & Conditions
What is TravelSmart?
TravelSmart is an initiative of the South Coast British Columbia Transportation Authority ("TransLink"). TransLink is responsible for regional transportation planning, transit services and major road networks. Information about TransLink can be found on their website at www.translink.ca
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Visiting this Website
These terms and conditions form a contract between TransLink and users of this website (the "Website"), such as you, and we ask that you read them carefully. By accessing this Website, you accept and agree to be bound, without qualification, by these terms and conditions. TransLink's failure to insist upon or enforce strict performance of any provision of these terms and conditions shall not be construed as a waiver of any provision or rights contained in these terms and conditions. TransLink may at any time without notice revise these terms and conditions, and the content of this Website generally, by updating this posting. Visitors agree to be bound by such revisions, and agree to periodically revisit this page to review the current terms and conditions as modified from time to time.
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Trademarks and Copyright
Trademarks: TransLink's trademarks are valuable assets and TransLink takes infringement of them seriously. All names, marks, brands, titles, slogans, logos, icons, graphics, trade dress or trade names, designs and other designations within this Website are registered and unregistered trademarks (or, as the case may be, Official Marks) of TransLink and other parties ("Trademarks") in Canada and other countries. Nothing contained on this Website should be construed as granting by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any license or right to use any Trademark displayed on this Website without the written permission of TransLink or such party that may own the Trademark. Misuse of any Trademark, or any other content owned by TransLink and displayed on this Website is strictly prohibited.
Copyright: All contents of this Website, including information in all forms, text, logos, graphics, images, software, icons and other elements, are the exclusive property of TransLink or, as applicable, its suppliers and partners, and are protected under the copyright laws of Canada and other countries. All rights are reserved. For greater certainty, this Website and the content thereof may not be copied, imitated, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted, modified or distributed in any way, in whole or in part, without the express prior written consent of TransLink. The information on this Website shall only be copied for personal, non-commercial use (and only provided you do not modify it or alter or remove any marks, disclaimers or copyright or trademark notices) and may not be copied, reproduced or distributed in any form or by any means whether electronic, mechanical, printed, photocopied, recorded or otherwise, for any other purpose in whole or in part without the prior written permission of TransLink. Any infringement of TransLink's rights will result in appropriate legal action.
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Legal Limitations and Indemnification
Disclaimer: While TransLink takes reasonable steps to ensure the accuracy of the information presented here, this site is provided on an "as is" basis. Content is provided "as is" without any representation, warranty or condition of any kind, either express, implied, or statutory including, but not limited to, implied representations, warranties or conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, durability, title, non infringement of intellectual property rights, or inter operability of products and services. Your use of this Website is at your own risk. Neither TransLink nor any of its partners, suppliers or affiliates or any other party involved in creating, producing, or delivering the Website is liable for any errors or omissions in the content of the Website nor for any direct, special, incidental, consequential, indirect, or punitive damages arising out of your use of the Website or the information contained herein including, but not limited to, business interruption and loss of use, data, information or profits (regardless of the form of action, including but not limited to contract, negligence or other tortious act). This limitation applies even if TransLink has been advised of, or foresees, the possibility of any damages occurring.
Viruses: TransLink assumes no responsibility and shall not be liable for any damages to or viruses that may infect your computer equipment or other property as a result of your use of the Website or your downloading of any data, text, images, files or other materials from this Website.
Governing Law: By accessing this Website, visitors agree that the laws of British Columbia (and those of Canada applicable therein) will govern these terms and conditions and apply to any issue that might arise regarding this site, and that such dispute will be settled or adjudicated in British Columbia. Access to this Website from locations where the Content is illegal is prohibited. It is solely your responsibility to determine whether your use of this Website is lawful, and you must comply with all laws applicable in your jurisdiction.
Indemnity: You agree to defend, indemnify and hold TransLink and all of its agents, directors, employees, partners, suppliers, affiliates and related companies harmless from any and all liabilities, costs and expenses, including reasonable legal fees, related to claim or demand arising out of any violation of these terms and conditions by you, or in connection with your use of this Website or its content.
Right to Terminate Access: If you breach any provision of this Agreement, you may no longer access or use this Website or its content. TransLink, in its sole discretion, may terminate your right to use this site or its content at any time, for any reason, without any notice to you and without any liability to you or any other person. If TransLink terminates your right to use this Website, this Agreement will nevertheless continue to apply and be binding upon you in respect of your use of this site prior to the termination of this Agreement, any information or materials obtained by you from this site, and anything connected with, relating to or arising from those matters.
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We Do Not Endorse or Recommend Particular Businesses or Services
The information provided on this Website is for information and reference only. TransLink does not endorse or recommend any third party's facility, business or event identified on this Website or make any representations or warranties as to their reliability, financial condition or suitability for a particular purpose.
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Links to Other Sites
From time to time this Website may facilitate access by hypertext links to other worldwide websites not maintained by or related to TransLink. These hypertext-linked sites are entirely independent of this Website and shall not in any manner be construed as implying any affiliation with or endorsement, representation or warranty by TransLink of such site or entity or its respective products, services, information, materials, opinions or links to other sites. TransLink does not review or monitor such websites and is not responsible or liable for the content or accuracy thereof. The reproduction and use of any content linked to is subject to the conditions that the respective website owners may impose, and is at your own risk. You are encouraged and advised to review the posted terms and conditions of all websites you visit.
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Links from Other Websites to our Website
TransLink permits the inclusion on another party's website of a link directly to this Website, subject to specific terms and conditions. Before placing a link to this Website on your website, please visit and ensure your compliance with them Terms and Conditions for Linking to TravelSmart Website.
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Submissions to this Website
All questions, comments, suggestions and other communications provided by a user regarding the content of this Website or any TravelSmart document shall be deemed to be non-confidential and TransLink shall have no obligation of any kind with respect to any such communication, and shall be free to reproduce, use disclose and distribute such communication or otherwise without limitation. Furthermore, TransLink shall be free to use any ideas, concepts, techniques, or know-how contained in any such communication for any purpose, including but not limited to development, manufacturing and marketing products, or offering services, which incorporate such information.
From time to time you may be required to submit information through this Website. All information you provide through this Website must be true, accurate, and complete. TransLink will rely on the information you provide. If you submit incorrect or incomplete information, you will be responsible for any loss, damage, or additional costs you, TransLink, or others may incur as a result.
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The products and services referred to on this Website may not be available at all times of the year or in all geographic regions. If you have any questions about this Website, please contact us.
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Linking Terms and Conditions
Interested parties may place a hyperlink (a "Link") from their website to the TravelSmart website located at www.travelsmart.ca subject to, and provided they comply with, the following terms and conditions:
- the Link must always be in the form of an active link directly to http://www.travelsmart.ca. You may not use any of TravelSmart's or TransLink's names, logos, designs, slogans or other trademarks in or with your links, or any other words or codes identifying TravelSmart's web site in any "metatag" or other information used by search engines or other information location tools to identify and select sites, without the express permission in writing from TransLink.
- you may not incorporate any content from the TravelSmart web site onto your web site (e.g., by in-lining, framing or creating other browser or border environments around the content of TravelSmart's web site). The consent granted here is only to link to, not replicate, TravelSmart content.
- your use of the Link must in no way disparage or send any negative, inaccurate or misleading message with respect to TransLink or its products, services or business, or otherwise detract from or depreciate the goodwill associated with TransLink or its business or representatives or proprietary materials;
- you may not use a Link from any web site which contains content which could be construed as distasteful, offensive or controversial.
- your use of the Link must not imply any endorsement or sponsorship by TransLink of your products or services, or any relationship or affiliation between you or your web site and TransLink. The Link may be included on your website for information or convenience purposes only;
- you may not use the Link in any manner which infringes any intellectual property or other rights or violates any provincial, federal or international law;
- TransLink reserves the right, in its sole and exclusive discretion, to terminate your right to use a link to its web site, either as a result of your failure to comply with these terms and conditions or for any other reason which TransLink deems appropriate in its sole and exclusive discretion. Upon termination of this consent, you shall immediately cease any and all use of the Link.
TransLink may at any time revise these Terms and Conditions. You are bound by any such revisions and TransLink recommends that you therefore periodically visit this page to review the current version of these Terms and Conditions.
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