Terms and Conditions of Use

Updated June 7, 2016

The term “Great Hikes of Vancouver” or “we” or “us” or “author” refers to Bottletop Media, the owner of the Website. The term “the reader” or “you” refers to the user or viewer of our website.

1. Terms of use

By accessing this website, you are agreeing to be bound by these web site Terms and Conditions of Use, all applicable laws and regulations, and agree that you are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws. If you do not agree with any of these terms, you are prohibited from using or accessing this site. The materials contained in this website are protected by applicable copyright and trademark law.

  • GOVERN YOUR USE OF THE SERVICE AND WEBSITE. BY VISITING OR BROWSING THE WEBSITES, REGISTERING FOR, USING OR OTHERWISE ACCESSING THE SERVICE, OR ANY COMPONENT THEREOF, IN ANY MANNER WHATSOEVER, YOU ARE ACKNOWLEDGING THAT YOU HAVE READ AND UNDERSTOOD, YOU ACCEPT AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THESE TERMS OF USE. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THESE TERMS OF USE, YOU SHOULD NOT USE THE WEBSITE.
  • AN ONGOING CONTRACT BETWEEN YOU AND GREAT HIKES OF VANCOUVER APPLY TO YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE AND ITS SERVICES. THESE TERMS OF USE AFFECT YOUR RIGHTS AND YOU SHOULD READ THEM CAREFULLY.
  • SET FORTH THE ENTIRE AGREEMENT REGARDING ALL THE SUBJECTS WE NOTE HEREIN. IF ANY PROVISION OF THIS AGREEMENT IS FOUND TO BE UNLAWFUL, VOID, OR UNENFORCEABLE, IT WILL BE ENFORCED TO THE MAXIMUM LEGAL EXTENT POSSIBLE AND WILL NOT AFFECT THE VALIDITY AND ENFORCEABILITY OF ANY OTHER PROVISION.

WE RESERVE THE RIGHT, IN OUR SOLE AND ABSOLUTE DISCRETION, TO MAKE CHANGES FROM TIME TO TIME (WITH OR WITHOUT NOTICE) IN HOW WE OPERATE OUR SERVICE. YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE OR CONTINUED USE OF OUR SERVICE AFTER CHANGES ARE MADE MEANS THAT YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY SUCH CHANGES. AS SUCH, YOU SHOULD REVIEW THE TERMS OF USE PERIODICALLY.

THE SECTION TITLES IN THE TERMS OF USE ARE FOR CONVENIENCE ONLY AND HAVE NO LEGAL OR CONTRACTUAL EFFECT.

2. Use License

Permission is granted to temporarily download one copy of the materials (information or software) on Great Hikes of Vancouver’s web site for personal, non-commercial transitory viewing only. This is the grant of a license, not a transfer of title, and under this license you may not: modify or copy the materials; use the materials for any commercial purpose, or for any public display (commercial or non-commercial); attempt to decompile or reverse engineer any software contained on Great Hikes of Vancouver’s web site; remove any copyright or other proprietary notations from the materials; or transfer the materials to another person or “mirror” the materials on any other server. This license shall automatically terminate if you violate any of these restrictions and may be terminated by Great Hikes of Vancouver at any time. Upon terminating your viewing of these materials or upon the termination of this license, you must destroy any downloaded materials in your possession whether in electronic or printed format.

3. Disclaimer

The materials on Great Hikes of Vancouver’s web site are provided “as is”. Great Hikes of Vancouver makes no warranties, expressed or implied, and hereby disclaims and negates all other warranties, including without limitation, implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement of intellectual property or other violation of rights. Further, Great Hikes of Vancouver does not warrant or make any representations concerning the accuracy, likely results, or reliability of the use of the materials on its Internet web site or otherwise relating to such materials or on any sites linked to this site.

Great Hikes of Vancouver has attempted to be as accurate as possible in the creation of this website. The content, including but not limited to: statistics, descriptions, resources etc, are as accurate as possible. We assume no responsibility or liability for errors, omissions, or contrary interpretations of the subject matter herein. The views expressed are those of the author alone, and should not be taken as expert instruction or commands. The reader is responsible for his or her own actions and any action undertaken by you as the reader on the information provided shall be at your sole risk. The author assumes no responsibility for any consequences of any kind resulting from the use of, or reliance on, the information and material contained herein. Hiking, by its nature, has inherent risks, and you are responsible for your own safety while traveling in the backcountry or any trail described herein. It is the sole responsibility of the reader to determine his or her fitness levels or those of his or her party.

Great Hikes of Vancouver assumes no liability for injuries, death or damages sustained by readers following the route descriptions obtained from this website. There are no warranties, expressed or implied, that the descriptions on this website are accurate or reliable.

The information provided on this website is for entertainment purposes only.

Remember: At all times, your safety is your responsibility.

4. Limitations

In no event shall Great Hikes of Vancouver or its suppliers be liable for any damages (including, without limitation, damages for loss of data or profit, or due to business interruption,) arising out of the use or inability to use the materials on Great Hikes of Vancouver’s Internet site, even if Great Hikes of Vancouver or an Great Hikes of Vancouver authorized representative has been notified orally or in writing of the possibility of such damage. Because some jurisdictions do not allow limitations on implied warranties, or limitations of liability for consequential or incidental damages, these limitations may not apply to you.

5. Revisions and Errata

The materials appearing on Great Hikes of Vancouver’s web site could include technical, typographical, or photographic errors. Great Hikes of Vancouver does not warrant that any of the materials on its web site are accurate, complete, or current. Great Hikes of Vancouver may make changes to the materials contained on its web site at any time without notice. Great Hikes of Vancouver does not, however, make any commitment to update the materials.

6. Links

Great Hikes of Vancouver has not reviewed all of the sites linked to its Internet web site and is not responsible for the contents of any such linked site. The inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by Great Hikes of Vancouver of the site. Use of any such linked web site is at the user’s own risk.

7. Site Terms of Use Modifications

Great Hikes of Vancouver may revise these terms of use for its Website at any time without notice. By using this Website you are agreeing to be bound by the then current version of these Terms and Conditions of Use.

8. Indemnity and Waiver

You agree to indemnify and hold Great Hikes of Vancouver, and its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, agents, co-branders or other partners, and employees, harmless from any claim or demand, including legal fees on a solicitor and own client basis, made by any third party due to or arising out of your use of the Website, your connection to the Website, your violation of these Terms of Use, or your violation of any rights of another. You agree that the provisions in this paragraph will survive any termination or expiration of these Terms of Use, your account, or if discontinuation of all or any portion of the www.bestvancouverhikes.com website and related services.

The failure by Great Hikes of Vancouver to insist upon or enforce strict performance of any provision of these terms and conditions shall not constitute a waiver of any provision or rights contained in these terms and conditions. If any provision of the terms of use is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavor to give effect to the parties’ intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of the terms of use remain in full force and effect.

9. Governing Law

Any claim relating to Great Hikes of Vancouver’s website shall be governed by the laws of the province of British Columbia without regard to its conflict of law provisions.