The website www.betterinbrentwood.com (this "website") is a regional web portal created and managed by Better in Brentwood ("BiB"). Use of this website obligates you to fully comply with this user agreement. Your access to or use of this website shall conclusively be deemed to be your acceptance of the terms of this user agreement set forth below. If you do not wish to be bound by these terms and conditions, you may not access or use this website.
1. Copyright and Trademark Notice
All content and images contained within or on this website (i.e. text, images, maps and all other online material) is protected by domestic and international copyright, trademark and other laws and other rights unless otherwise specified. The owners of the intellectual property, copyright and trademarks are BiB, its affiliates or other third-parties which have licensed these to BiB or its affiliates, as the case may be.
It is illegal to copy, reproduce or distribute copyrighted and trade-marked material without the permission of the owner. Accessing text or images provided on websites does not extend any rights to a user. Only the copyright trade-mark owner, or the owner's legal agent, can give you permission to copy, distribute or publicly display protected material. Any use, reproduction, alteration, modification, public performance or display, uploading or posting onto the internet, transmission, redistribution or other exploitation of this web site or of any of its content or images, in whole or in part, other than as expressly set out in this user agreement, is strictly prohibited without the express written consent of BiB.
However, you are permitted to print, download and share content and images from this website solely for your non-commercial purposes that positively promote the city of Bentwood area. All content or images shared must be unaltered and must not change or delete any copyright or proprietary notices from the materials, and you must not alter the material in any way. Any other use requires written permission from BiB.
2. Idea Submission
By submitting any information, data, content or other materials to BiB, you agree to grant to BiB a non-exclusive, royalty-free, worldwide, perpetual license, with the right to sub-license, to reproduce, distribute, transmit, create derivative works of, publicly display and publicly perform any such information, data, content or other materials (including, without limitation, ideas contained therein for new or improved products and services).
You agree that you shall have no recourse against BiB, its affiliates, officers, directors, employees, information or service providers and licencees for any alleged or actual infringement or misappropriation of any proprietary right regarding any information, data, content or other information or materials that you submit to BiB.
3. Use of the Site
Except for information, products or services clearly identified as being supplied by BiB, we do not operate, control or endorse any information, products or services on this website in any way unless otherwise indicated. Except for BiB identified information, products or services, all information, products and services offered through this website or on the Internet generally are offered by third parties that may or may not be affiliated with BiB.
You also understand that BiB cannot and does not guarantee or warrant that any information, data, software or files available through this website will be free of infection or viruses, worms, Trojan horses or other code that manifest contaminating or destructive properties.
You are responsible for implementing sufficient procedures and checkpoints to satisfy your particular requirements for accuracy of data input and output, and for maintaining a means external to the Web site for the reconstruction of any lost data.
In connection with your use of this website, you agree that you will not:
a) Transmit or distribute any message, information, data, text, software or images, or other content that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortious, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libelous or otherwise objectionable that may invade another's right of privacy or publicity;
b) Transmit or distribute any message, information, data, text, software or images, or other content where such transmission or distribution would violate any application law, regulation or third party rights;
c) Impersonate any person or entity, including but not limited to, an BiB official, leader, guide or host, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity; d) Post or transmit any material that you do not have a right to reproduce, display or transmit under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships (such as non-disclosure agreements);
e) Post or transmit any material that contains a virus or corrupted data;
f) Delete any author attributions, legal notices or proprietary designations or labels that you upload to any communication feature;
g) Use the website's communication features in a manner that adversely affects the availability of its resources to other users (e.g., excessive "shouting" by use of all caps, or "flooding" by continuously posting repetitive text);
h) Post or transmit any unsolicited advertising, promotional materials, "junk mail," "spam," "chain letters," "pyramid schemes" or any other form of solicitation or any non-resume information such as opinions or notices, commercial or otherwise;
i) Promote or provide information about activities which are illegal, promote physical harm or injury against any group or individual, promote any act of cruelty to animals or promote hatred or disparagement of any race(s) or ethnic group(s);
j) Violate any applicable local, national or international law;
k) Upload or transmit any material that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights of any party;
l) Delete or revise any material posted by any other person or entity;
m) Manipulate or otherwise display this website by using framing or similar navigational technology or falsify or manipulate any identifying information, data or elements in order to disguise the origin of any content of this website;
n) Access, download, copy or otherwise use any information on this website or BiB servers that you are not authorized to access, download, copy or otherwise use;
o) Disrupt, obstruct or interfere with this website, BiB's servers or any other online service of BiB; or
p) Use or access this website or its contents in any way to engage in any activity that in the sole judgment of BiB is otherwise objectionable.
4. Disclaimer of Warranties
You assume total responsibility and risk for your use of this website and the internet. BiB provides this website and related information "as is" and does not make any express or implied warranties, representations or endorsements whatsoever (including without limitation warranties of title or non-infringement, or the implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose), including, without limitation:
regarding any merchandise, information, data or service provided through this website or on the internet generally.
that this website and its content will be accurate, complete, reliable, suitable or timely;
that the operation of this web site will be uninterrupted or error free;
that any defects or errors in or on this website will be corrected;
that this website will be free from viruses, worms, trojan horses or other harmful components that manifest contaminating or destructive properties; or that communications from this website will be secure or not intercepted.
It is solely your responsibility to evaluate the accuracy, completeness and usefulness of all data. opinions, advice, services, merchandise and other information provided through this website. You access such data, opinions, advice, services, merchandise and other information at your risk. BiB accepts no responsibility whatsoever for such materials.
5. Limitation of Liability
In no event will BiB, its officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors, suppliers or any thirdparty information or service providers be liable for any direct, incidental, consequential or indirect damages (including, but not limited to, damages for loss of profits, loss of use, business interruption, loss of programs, data or information and the like) arising out of the use of or inability to use this website, or any information, or transactions provided on this website, or downloaded from this website, or any delay of such information, this website or services available through this website.
BiB, its officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors, suppliers and any third-party information or service providers will not be liable even if such party or its authorized representatives have been advised of the possibility of such damages, or if there is any claim attributable to errors, omissions or other inaccuracies in the service and/or materials or information downloaded through this web site. This limitation applies regardless of the cause or form of action, whether based on warranty, contract, tort or any other legal theory. Because some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages, the limitation contained above may not apply to you. If you are dissatisfied with any portion of this website or with this user agreement, your sole and exclusive remedy, except as otherwise expressly provided herein, is to discontinue using this website.
You shall be responsible for obtaining and maintaining all telephone, computer hardware and other equipment needed for access to and use of this website and all charges related thereto.
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless BiB, its officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors, suppliers and any third-party information or service providers from and against all losses, expenses, damages and costs, including all solicitors' (attorneys') fees and disbursements (on a solicitor and his own client basis), resulting from or arising in connection with:
(a) any violation of this user agreement, as amended, (including any negligent or wrongful conduct) by you;
(b) any violation of any law, regulation or right of a third party by you; or
(c) your access to or use of this website.
8. Dealings with Third Parties
Your participation, correspondence or business dealings with any third party found on or through this website, regarding the payment and delivery of related goods or services, and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings, are solely between you and such third party. You agree that BiB shall not be responsible or liable for any loss, damage or other matters of any sort incurred as the result of any such dealings.
This website may provide links to non-BiB Internet sites or resources for your convenience and information. Because BiB has no control over such sites and resources, you acknowledge and agree that BiB is not responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources, and does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for and makes no representation, warranty or conditions regarding any content, data, information, advertising, products or other materials on or available from such sites, resources or such other sites' links. It is your responsibility to verify any information contained in any linked sites before relying on it. You should review these sites' terms and conditions. You further acknowledge and agree that BiB shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any direct, incidental, consequential or indirect damage or loss caused (or alleged to be caused) by or in connection with use of or reliance on any content, information, data, goods or services available on or through any such site or resource.
BiB is under no obligation to monitor this website and assumes no responsibility for content changed without our consent.
11. Online Privacy
Neither non-exercise or failure to exercise any remedies, rights or powers of or by BiB and no delay or omission in such exercise shall exhaust such remedies, rights or powers or be construed as a waiver of any of them. 13. Governing Law This user agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Province of Alberta and the laws of Canada in force therein. You agree that the courts of the Province of Alberta shall have the exclusive jurisdiction to determine any disputes or claims arising with respect to this user agreement.
14. No Solicitation This website and the information contained herein does not constitute an offer or a solicitation of an offer for the purchase or sale of any securities.
15. Miscellaneous Some of the information on this Web Site may contain projections or other forward-looking statements regarding future events or performance of BiB, other businesses or companies or the Brentwood area or East Contra Costa. We wish to caution you that these statements are only forecasts and that the actual events or results may differ materially.
What Information do we collect through this website?
In general, you can visit BiB's website without revealing any information about yourself. When you visit this website, the BiB web server automatically collects a limited amount non-identifying information about your online visit for statistical purposes regarding how our visitors interact with us online. These statistics contain no personal information (we describe what is meant by "personal information" below) and are used only by BiB staff. The information collected from your visit is as follows:
the Internet domain and Internet Protocol (IP) address from which you access BiB's website; the type of browser and operating system used to access BiB's website; the date and time you access BiB's website; the pages you visit on BiB's website; and the address of another website link, if any, that brought you to BiB's website. BiB collects and uses this information in an aggregate manner to help make this website more useful and to help us better understand how people are using this website. Collection, Use and Disclosure of Personal Information
"Personal information" is information about an identifiable individual, for example, your name, address, telephone number and other similar information. Any personal information collected, used or disclosed by BiB through this website.
This means that: we only collect personal information that is necessary for the operation of this website; or with your knowledge and consent and is necessary for the provision of goods and services that you request; you will be informed, at the point of collection, that your personal information is being collected and the purpose(s) for which it is being collected; any personal information collected will only be used and disclosed subject to your consent for the purpose(s) for which it was originally collected, for consistent purpose(s) or as required or permitted by law; you have a right to request access to and/or request correction of your personal information that is in BiB's custody or control.
Your Internet domain name or IP address, which we collect, may identify you depending, in large part, on the naming standards followed by your Internet service provider. However, we do not use or disclose this information other than for and in aggregate and statistical purposes and form. Still, you may wish to ask your Internet Service Provider about their policies and practices regarding naming standards. Personal information collected by BiB is not disclosed externally, unless you have given your consent or disclosure is required or permitted by law, although BiB reserves the right to share nonidentifying aggregate or statistical data compiled using personal information.