Terms of Use – Website User Agreement and Disclaimer

www.virl.bc.ca and all subsidiary pages, (collectively referred to as this “site”), are the property of the Vancouver Island Regional Library (“VIRL”). By accessing this site, you accept, without qualification, all of the terms and conditions in this user agreement. If you are unable to accept the following terms, you are forbidden from using this site.

Copyright and Trademark: The material on this site, including but not limited to text, software, photographs, graphics, illustrations and artwork, video, music and sound, and names, logos, trade-marks and service marks, are the copyrighted or trade-marked property of Vancouver Island Regional Library (“VIRL”) or such other Owner as stated thereon. The material may be displayed solely for your personal, non-commercial use. You agree not to modify, reproduce, retransmit, distribute, disseminate, sell, publish, broadcast or circulate any such material without the written permission of VIRL or Owner.

Complete Waiver and Disclaimer of Liability: You use this site and the information on it at your own risk. VIRL, its employees, agents, directors, affiliates or representatives, are not liable for any loss or injury or any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, special, general, aggravated, punitive or similar damages arising out of material appearing when you use this site or anything done in reliance or in response to such material. On behalf of yourself, your children, heirs, assigns, personal representatives and next of kin, you hereby waive any and all claims against VIRL, its employees, agents, directors, affiliates, members or representatives, however arising, from your use or your childrens’ use of this site or any statement or information appearing on this site. In particular, but without limiting the generality of the foregoing, you acknowledge that use of the Internet and this site involves the risk of encountering material you may find objectionable, as well as computer viruses and other damaging technologies. VIRL cannot guarantee that this site is free of those dangers, and you completely waive any and all claims to upset, computer damage, downtime, economic loss or any other form of claim arising therefrom. You also acknowledge that any other Internet site reached from this site, either through a hyperlink or a search, is completely out of the control of VIRL, and VIRL bears no liability for any contents thereof or resulting damage or loss arising therefrom.

Third Party Links: This site may contain links to websites operated by parties other than VIRL. Such links are provided for your convenience only. VIRL does not control such websites and is not responsible for their contents. VIRL’s inclusion of links to such websites does not imply any endorsement of the material on such websites or any association with their operators. Advice received via this site should not be relied upon for personal, medical, legal or financial decisions and you should consult an appropriate professional for specific advice tailored to your situation.