Conditions of Use
Except as may be expressly authorized by VST, any reproduction, modification or distribution of the Website materials or content, in whole or in part, is strictly prohibited. Notwithstanding the foregoing VST hereby grants to you a license to view, download, and retain copies of this Website and materials published by VST on this Website for your personal, non-commercial use only, provided you do not remove or alter any copyright or other proprietary notices. You also agree that you will not use any part of this Website in such a way that suggests any type of relationship between VST and you or any entity related to you, unless you have received prior consent from VST. Except to the extent permitted by copyright law no copying or use of the material from this site is permitted except in accordance with this policy or the express permission of VST. VST reserves the right to modify, change, discontinue or suspend the Website in whole or in part, at any time, without prior notice to you. VST or any of its respective employees, agents, officers, directors or third party service providers (collectively, "VST and VST Service Providers") shall not be liable to you or any third party should VST exercise this right. You represent and warrant that any information or materials you provide to VST or post on its Website is accurate, truthful, not misleading, not confidential property of third parties, does not violate third party rights, and is offered in good faith. This includes, but is not limited to, information provided as part of any registration, to gain access to, or for use of any service offered on the Website. In addition you agree not to use the Website in connection with any of the following activities: a) sending and relaying spam, impersonating another person or entity, falsely misrepresenting your identity or your affiliations; b) using the site for illegal or fraudulent purposes; c) using the site for transmitting or distributing any objectionable material that is illegal, harassing, defamatory, torturous, sexually explicit, obscene, hateful, or racist; d) transmitting material that contain computer programs including but not limited to viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time bombs, and cancel bots, which are designed to disrupt, destroy, harm, or damage the operation of the Website or computer. VST reserves the right at any time, in its discretion, to remove any content or material provided or posted by you including, but not limited to, materials VST deems to be in violation of this policy. Furthermore, VST reserves the right to cancel your membership and delete any page without notice.
VST makes reasonable efforts to ensure that the information provided through the Website is current and accurate. VST makes no representations or warranties as to the accuracy, reliability, completeness or timeliness of such information.
Ownership of Intellectual Property
VST owns or is the licensee of all rights, title and interest in the Website and you acquire no interest therein. The materials provided on the Website including, without limitation, all content, site design, text, graphics and the selection and arrangement thereof are protected by copyright. All rights are reserved. Any unauthorized use or any reproduction, modification or distribution of the materials is strictly prohibited. Nothing in this Legal Notice or your use of the Website shall grant you any rights in or to the intellectual property or proprietary rights of VST or any third party. If you provide material or post content onto the Website you are hereby waiving all moral rights you may have in the material you have provided or posted. By providing or posting this material onto the Website you hereby grant to VST a nonexclusive, royalty free, perpetual, and irrevocable license which allows VST the right to use, edit, modify, adapt, reproduce, publish, distribute and display such material. You represent and warrant that you own all rights to the material you post on the Website and therefore have the authority to grant such a license. Nothing in this or on the Website shall be construed as granting, either expressly, by implication, by estoppel or otherwise, a licence or other right to you to use any trade-marks or trade-names of VST. The names of other companies, products or services referred to on the Website may be trade-marks or trade-names of their respective owners. Any unauthorized use of the trade-marks or trade-names of VST or of third parties is strictly prohibited.
Links and Partner Services
Certain links on this Website lead to other websites ("Linked Sites"). Independent parties over whom VST has no control maintain the Linked Sites. Use of any linked site is entirely at your own risk. VST makes no representations or warranties as to the accuracy or any other aspect of the information contained on the Linked Sites, including the goods or services sold or made available. VST therefore disclaims all liability and responsibility for the availability of information, content, accuracy, products, or services found on third party sites which are linked from or to the Website. The existence of a link from the Website to any third party site does not constitute an endorsement by VST of the linked site or any goods, services or information provided through such Linked Sites.
VST may from time to time select partners offering relevant information and services that we believe will enhance our provision for visitors to the Website. Whilst we will do our best to select partners of the highest integrity, we are not responsible for any aspect of the information or services offered by them, and if you choose to use their services you do so at your own risk.
Compliance with Laws
In addition to complying with this Policy, you agree to use the Website, Linked Sites and services available on or through the Website and Linked Sites for lawful purposes only and in a manner consistent with local, national or international laws and regulations. You may not use the Website or Linked Sites in any manner which could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the Website or Linked Sites or interfere with any other party's use or enjoyment of the Website or Linked Sites.
Disclaimers, Limitations of Liability and Indemnification
YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT: USE OF THE WEBSITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. THE WEBSITE IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS", "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS. VST DOES NOT PROVIDE ANY WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO WARRANTIES REGARDING MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. VST DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE WEBSITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR FREE; NOR DO THEY MAKE ANY WARRANTY AS TO THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THE WEBSITE OR AS TO THE ACCURACY, RELIABILITY OR CONTENT OF ANY INFORMATION AVAILABLE ON OR THROUGH THE WEBSITE. THE DOWNLOADING OF MATERIAL FROM THE WEBSITE OR LINKED SITES IS DONE AT YOUR OWN RISK. VST DOES NOT GUARANTEE OR WARRANT THAT SUCH MATERIALS ARE FREE OF VIRUSES, WORMS, TROJAN HORSES OR OTHER DESTRUCTIVE CODE. YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR IMPLEMENTING SAFEGUARDS TO PROTECT YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM AND DATA AND YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ENTIRE COST OF ANY SERVICE, REPAIRS OR CORRECTIONS NECESSARY AS A RESULT OF THE USE OF THE WEBSITE OR ANY LINKED SITE. YOU SHOULD NOT RELY ON ANY OPINION OR OTHER INFORMATION SET OUT IN THE WEBSITE OR ANY SITE ACCESSIBLE THROUGH THE WEBSITE WHEN MAKING BUSINESS, FINANCIAL, PERSONAL OR OTHER DECISIONS. VST AND VST SERVICE PROVIDERS DO NOT ENDORSE THE OPINIONS OF ANY THIRD PARTY EXPRESSED ON THE WEBSITE OR ANY SITE ACCESSIBLE THROUGH THE WEBSITE. Limitations of Liability. TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, IN NO EVENT SHALL VST, ITS SERVICE PROVIDERS, SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, ATTORNEYS, AND AGENTS BE LIABLE FOR ANY: (i) INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, COMPENSATORY OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES; (ii) DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF INCOME, LOSS OF BUSINESS PROFITS, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, LOSS OF DATA OR BUSINESS INFORMATION, LOSS OF OR DAMAGE TO PROPERTY; (iii) CLAIMS OF THIRD PARTIES; OR (iv) OTHER PECUNIARY LOSS, ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THIS POLICY, THE WEBSITE OR ANY LINKED SITE. IN NO EVENT WILL THE CUMULATIVE LIABILITY OF VST, ITS SERVICE PROVIDERS, SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, ATTORNEYS, AND AGENTS ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THIS POLICY EXCEED CDN $100. TO THE EXTENT THAT SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW EXCLUSIONS OR LIMITATIONS ON SOME CATEGORIES OF DAMAGES, THESE EXCLUSIONS OR LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. Scope of Limitations and Disclaimers. THE DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES AND LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY SET OUT IN THIS POLICY SHALL APPLY REGARDLESS OF THE CAUSES, CIRCUMSTANCES OR FORM OF ACTION GIVING RISE TO THE LOSS, DAMAGE, CLAIM OR LIABILITY, EVEN IF SUCH LOSS, DAMAGE, CLAIM OR LIABILITY IS BASED UPON BREACH OF CONTRACT (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, A CLAIM OF FUNDAMENTAL BREACH OR BREACH OF A FUNDAMENTAL TERM), TORT (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, NEGLIGENCE), STRICT LIABILITY OR ANY OTHER LEGAL OR EQUITABLE THEORY, AND EVEN IF VST, ITS SERVICE PROVIDERS, SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, ATTORNEYS, AND AGENTS ARE ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF THE LOSS, DAMAGE, CLAIM OR LIABILITY. Indemnity. YOU AGREE TO INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS VST AND ITS SERVICE PROVIDERS, SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, ATTORNEYS, AND AGENTS FROM AND AGAINST ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, LIABILITIES, DAMAGES, DEMANDS, LOSSES OR EXPENSES (INCLUDING ALL LEGAL FEES) BROUGHT BY YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY ARISING OUT OF YOUR USE OF THIS SITE IN BREACH OF THIS OR ANY OF VST POLICIES OR THE INFRINGEMENT BY YOU OF ANY INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS OF ANY PERSON OR ENTITY.
Refunds for donations will be assessed on a case-by-case basis and will only be refunded to you with the prior consent of VST. A service fee may apply. Click here for further information on refunds.
Use of your donation
Although the intention in putting up specific Categories or Projects is to utilize all donations for the specified Categories or Projects, VST reserves the legal right to use all donations at the discretion of its Board of Directors.
Protecting your password and Privacy
When you register with VST and choose a password to protect your secure account, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password. If you become aware of any unauthorized use of your password, we recommend that you change your password immediately by logging into "My Account".
The laws of the Province of British Columbia and any applicable federal laws of Canada and the United States shall govern your use of the Website. The courts of the Province of British Columbia shall have exclusive jurisdiction over any dispute arising out of your use of this Website.
This Policy, any and all other notices, policies and statements contained on the Website (as the same may be amended by VST from time to time without prior notice) constitute the entire agreement between VST and you. This Policy cannot be modified except as described elsewhere herein. This Policy supersedes anything in the Website inconsistent with this Policy. No delay or failure to exercise any right or any non-compliance by you, the user, with respect to the terms of this policy shall be construed as a waiver by VST. No waiver of any of this Policy shall be continuing waiver of such term or condition or any other term or condition.
If in any jurisdiction any part of this Policy is held, by a court of competent jurisdiction, to be invalid or unenforceable, such part of this Policy shall be restricted or eliminated to the minimum extent necessary with respect to that jurisdiction, and the remaining Policy shall otherwise remain in full force and effect. If such invalid or unenforceable provision may be modified to become valid and enforceable, such provision will be deemed to be modified so as to be valid and enforceable to the greatest extent allowed by law.