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Terms & Conditions

Terms Of Use

Throughout this document the terms “we”, “our”, and/or “us” refers to BC Island Homes, Your West Coast, BC Island Business, and ORCA Marketing Group Inc.

This document is governed by the laws of British Columbia and the laws of Canada. You agree to be bound by these laws. If you access our websites outside of Canada, you do so at your own risk, and you are responsible for complying with your local laws and the laws of your country.

By accessing and/or using the services of any website owned and operated by ORCA Marketing Group Inc., you agree to be bound by our Terms of Use.

Our Terms of Use may change from time to time without notice. We advise you to periodically review our Terms of Use for any changes or updates that may occur.

Introduction

We are an advertising and marketing company. We provide a venue for home owners to advertise and sell their property as “for sale by owner”. We charge various advertising rates depending on the ad package purchased. We are not licensed real estate agents or real estate brokers and we are not involved in the purchase or sale of real estate in any capacity. All real estate sale negotiations take place directly between Sellers and Buyers. We neither warranty nor make any representations as to the outcome of a property sale.

 

We may provide information on the various aspects of buying or selling real estate. Such information is strictly for educational purposes and is not to be construed as legal advice or legal opinion. Any reliance or action taken on the information, materials, and/or techniques on our websites or through our office, or any publication, or any marketing material, is the sole responsibility of the user. Our websites should be used only as an additional source of information. For advice regarding specific transactions, Sellers and Buyers should retain professional legal advice.

We provide a venue for business owners to promote their business and their product and/or service. We charge various advertising rates depending on the ad package purchased. 

We may provide information on various subjects on our websites. Such information is strictly for educational purposes and is not to be construed as legal advice or legal opinion. Any reliance or action taken on the information, materials, and/or techniques on our websites or through our office, or any publication, or any marketing material, is the sole responsibility of the user. Our websites should be used only as an additional source of information. For advice regarding specific transactions, users should retain professional legal advice.

Browsing

All content displayed on our websites is believed to be accurate but is not guaranteed. We make no warranties or representations of any kind including, but not limited to, the accuracy of content on our websites. We advise all users to have all information independently verified, and to consult a professional if required.

We reserve the right to terminate the user’s right to browse and use our websites at any time, arbitrarily and without notice, at our complete discretion.

Scraping and reverse engineering is prohibited. Robots, crawlers, or spiders that collect contact information and/or download photographs are prohibited. We reserve the right to deny access to our websites for any reason.

Advertising

We make no guarantee that the products or services our websites provide will meet your requirements, and we assume no liability for the failure to meet your objectives or those of your business through our websites.

Our ad products and services are for the use of home owners, business owners, and organizations. Real estate agents, real estate brokers, real estate promoters, and/or for sale by owner websites may advertise on our websites as a means of promoting themselves or their business only, but are restricted from promoting listings in their ad work as it may conflict with our website, BC Island Homes. Businesses and organizations that violate our moral standards or those of our country are not permitted. We reserve the right to refuse any ad at our own discretion.

Only one business or organization per ad is permitted. All ad prices are in Canadian Funds and are expected to be paid in such funds. Ad purchases are non refundable.

If an error is made in your advertisement and/or on any part of your ad package, our liability is limited to making the corrections in a timely manner.

Property listing ads are valid on BC Island Homes website until your home or property sells. Business ads are active on Your West Coast and BC Island Business for one year from the time your ad is live on our websites. We reserve the right to remove any ad from our websites at our discretion.

Content

When you contribute content to us including, but not limited to, ads, articles, communication, contest entries, information, listings, photographs, and resumes, you warrant that you own or otherwise control all the rights and accuracy to the content being communicated, that it does not violate our Terms of Use or our Privacy Policy, and that it will not cause injury to any person or entity.

Furthermore, when you contribute content to us, you grant us unlimited, irrevocable, non-exclusive, perpetual, and royalty-free right to use, copy, distribute, modify, store, or translate the content you provide us, in any form, now or in the future, and you grant us the right to use your name and personal information that you provided in connection with such content without compensation of any sort.

All content collected, used, and stored on our websites, is governed by our Privacy Policy. We reserve the right to change any of the content contained within our websites at any time.

Monitoring

You acknowledge that we are under no obligation, and yet have the right to, monitor our websites, or any content accessible via our websites, or any communication via our websites, at our discretion and that we have the right to disclose any information necessary pursuant to our Privacy Policy.

Email communications through our contact forms are shared with us. We use this process to monitor for abuse from users, spam, viruses, and/or unwanted solicitation that our advertisers might receive.

Links

Our websites contain links to other websites for your convenience and information purposes only. The links are not to be construed as our approval or endorsement of their website, their products or services, and/or their company. We are not responsible for the suitability, accuracy, content, privacy policy, or terms of use of any linked website and we are not to be held liable in any respect. 

We encourage links to our websites. Framing techniques are not permitted. We reserve the right to refuse links to websites at our discretion including, but not limited to, websites that may violate any laws or regulations, websites that violate our moral standards and/or those of our country, and websites that negatively impact us in any way. You must remove any links you do have to our websites when requested to do so.

Limitation of Liability

Under no circumstances will we, our advertisers, affiliates, directors, employees, licensors, or suppliers be liable to any person or business entity for any direct, indirect, special, incidental, consequential, punitive, or other damages based on any use of our websites or the use of any website to which our websites are linked, or any third party dealings, including, but not limited to, any lost profits, business interruption, or loss of information.

Indemnification

You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold us harmless from any and all liabilities, costs, and expenses, including legal fees, related to any violation of these Terms of Use by your use of or in connection with your use of our websites.

Disclaimer

We make no representation about the suitability or accuracy of the contents on our websites. The contents are deemed to be reliable, but not guaranteed. You are to use our websites at your own risk without warranty of any kind.

Our websites may be unavailable on occasion for maintenance, upgrading, or other unforeseen circumstances beyond our control. We make no guarantee that access to our websites will be uninterrupted or error free.

If you have any questions about our Terms of Use you can contact our office for more information.

ORCA Marketing Group Inc.
PO Box 571
Lazo, BC
V0R 2K0

1 -  866 – 630 – 7653

 

Copyright

Throughout this document the terms "we", "our", and/or "us" refers to BC Island Homes, Your West Coast, BC Island Business, and ORCA Marketing Group Inc.

The material, content, and design of any website owned and operated by ORCA Marketing Group Inc., or any marketing material produced by or through us, including, but not limited to, all advertisements, articles, audio, codes, communications, graphics, illustrations, images, information, logos, photographs, software, templates, text, and video, are owned by or licensed to us, our advertisers, our affiliates, our licensors, and/or any party that is our acknowledged supplier; and

- are protected by the laws of British Columbia and Canada, including copyright law; and
- are intended for non-commercial use only; and
- use on any other website or for any commercial purpose, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, is 
  strictly forbidden except with the express prior written authority of the owner of the copyright; and
- may not be modified or altered in any respect, merged with other data, or republished in any form,
  in whole or in part; and
- any activity intended to collect, store, reorganize, or manipulate the aforementioned is strictly 
  forbidden. 

Our Copyright may change from time to time. We advise you to periodically review our Copyright for any changes or updates that may occur.

If you have any questions about our Copyright you can contact our office for more information.

ORCA Marketing Group Inc.

PO Box 571
Lazo, BC
V0R 2K0

1 -  866 – 630 – 7653