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Credits

  • Initial Website Design by Yaletown Internet Group
  • Additional Website Design by Robin Sather, Consultant
  • BC XC League Web programming by Charles Mathieson
  • Photos by Dean Trueman, Mark Dowsett, Jim Reich, Rob Samplonius, Kevin Ault
  • Site panoramas by Stewart Trowsdale

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Maps:

Some site maps adapted from originals from Natural Resources Canada

Site page panorama map by Vistascene Maps Ltd., used with permission

General Notice and Disclaimer

This notice and disclaimer applies to the website (the "Club Website") operated by The West Coast Soaring Club and its affiliates, assigns, successors and related entities (the "Club").

The Club Website is an on-line information source focusing on providing information to hang-gliding and paragliding enthusiasts.   The Club does not represent, warrant, or endorse the accuracy, reliability, completeness or timeliness of any of the information, content, views, advice, opinions, statements, recommendations, services, offers or advertisements (collectively, the "Materials") contained on, distributed through, or linked, downloaded or accessed from the Club Website, nor the quality of any products, information or other materials (the "Products") displayed on the Website or purchased, reviewed or obtained by you as a result of an advertisement or any other information contained on, distributed through, or linked, downloaded or accessed from the Club Website.   You hereby acknowledge that any reliance upon any Materials and/or Products shall be at your sole risk.

YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT THE USE OF THE CLUB WEBSITE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK AND THAT THE CLUB WEBSITE, MATERIALS AND PRODUCTS ARE PROVIDED BY THE CLUB AND OTHER INFORMATION PROVIDERS ON AN "AS IS" BASIS, AND THAT THE CLUB EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, WARRANTIES OF SATISFACTORY QUALITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE WITH RESPECT TO THE CLUB WEBSITE AND ANY MATERIALS OR PRODUCTS.   IN NO EVENT SHALL THE CLUB BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND   WHATSOEVER WITH RESPECT TO THE CLUB WEBSITE, THE MATERIALS AND THE PRODUCTS.

The Club reserves the right, in its sole discretion and without any obligation, to make improvements to, or correct any error or omissions in any portion of the Materials or the Products.

The Club Website provides a forum for Materials supplied by third parties.    Accordingly, the Club has no more editorial control over such content than does a public library, bookstore or newsstand.   Any Materials or other content and information expressed or made available by third parties are those of the respective author(s) or distributor(s) and not of the Club.   Neither the Club nor any third-party provider of information guarantees the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any of the content, nor its merchantability for any particular purpose.

The Club encourages you to exercise discretion while browsing the Club Website and the Materials and Products contained thereon.   The Club makes no representations concerning any endeavour to review content of the Club Website or any of the Materials or Products and so the Club is not responsible for the accuracy, copyright compliance, or legality of material contained in the Club Website or in the Materials and/or the Products.

THE FORUM PORTION OF THE CLUB'S WEBSTITE ACTS AS A VENUE FOR INDIVIDUALS TO SHARE INFORMATION RELATING TO HANG-GLIDING AND PARAGLIDING AND MATERIALS AND PRODUCTS ANCILLARY THERETO. YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT THE CLUB IS ACTING SOLELY AS A MERE PASSIVE CONDUIT BY MEANS OF WHICH INDIVIDUALS ARE ABLE TO SHARE INFORMATION VIA MESSAGES POSTED ON THE CLUB'S FORUM AND, BY EXTENSION, THE CLUB'S WEBSITE GENERALLY.

FOR LEGAL REASONS, WE CANNOT NOR DO WE TRY TO CONTROL THE INFORMATION PROVIDED BY THIRD PARTIES WHICH IS MADE AVAILABLE THROUGH THE CLUB'S FORUM AND/OR THE CLUB WEBSITE INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE MATERIALS AND THE PRODUCTS. THE CLUB PLAYS NO PART WHATSOEVER IN THE GENERATION OR DEVISING OF SUCH INFORMATION. BY ITS VERY NATURE, OTHER PEOPLE'S INFORMATION MAY BE INACCURATE, AND IN SOME CASES WILL BE FALSE, DEFAMATORY, MISLABELLED OR DECEPTIVELY LABELLED. WE EXPECT THAT YOU WILL USE CAUTION - AND COMMON SENSE - WHEN USING THE CLUB'S WEBSITE AND RELYING UPON THE MATERIALS AND PRODUCTS CONTAINED THEREON. IN PARTICULAR, YOU SHOULD NOT PLACE ANY RELIANCE ON THE CONTENT OF THE MATERIALS OR THE INFORMATION RELATING TO THE PRODUCTS FOR THE PURPOSE OF MAKING ANY KIND OF DECISION WITH RESPECT THERETO WITHOUT CONDUCTING YOUR OWN INDEPENDENT RESEARCH.

Terms and Conditions of Posting

This agreement (the "Agreement") between you and The West Coast Soaring Club (the "Club") is effective immediately upon you posting any information, content, views, advice, opinions, statements, graphics, recommendations, services, offers or advertisements (collectively, the "Materials") on the Club's website, and may be amended and supplemented at any time by the Club posting the amended and supplemented terms and conditions on the Club's website.   Such amended and supplemented terms shall be posted by the Club and shall automatically be effective three (3) days after they are initially posted on the Club's website.   This Agreement may not otherwise be amended, except in writing consented to by both parties.

You represent, warrant, covenant, agree and undertake (as applicable) as follows:

•  that the Materials that you post on the Club's website are true, accurate, correct and complete;

•  that you are solely responsible for the Materials posted by you on the Club's website and the Club and the Club's website act as a mere conduit for your online distribution and publication of your Materials;

•  that your Materials: (i) will not infringe any third party's copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret or other proprietary right or rights of publicity or privacy; (ii) will not violate any law, statute, ordinance or regulation; (iii) will not be defamatory, libellous, abusive, vulgar, hateful, harrassing, obscene, sexually oriented, invasive of a person's privacy, or unlawfully threatening; (iv) will not be false, inaccurate or misleading; (v) will not be provided for any business purpose; (vi) will not contain any viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time bombs or other computer programming routines that are intended to damage, detrimentally interfere with, surreptitiously intercept or expropriate any system, data or personal information;

•  that   you will not use any device, software or routine to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Club's website or any activities being conducted on the Club's website; and

•  that you will comply with all applicable laws, statutes, ordinances and regulations regarding your use of the Club's website.

You acknowledge and agree that the Club may, in its sole discretion, add, delete, modify, amend or change some or all of the content of the Materials at any time and from time to time as it may determine is necessary or advisable for the purpose of protecting the integrity of the Club's website.

YOU FURTHER AGREE TO INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS THE CLUB AND THE CLUB'S DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, CONTRACTORS, AGENTS, REPRESENTATIVES AND ITS PARTNERS FROM ANY LIABILITY, CLAIMS, DAMAGES, AND COSTS INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, REASONABLE LEGAL FEES, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH A BREACH OF YOUR OBLIGATIONS, REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES PROVIDED IN THIS AGREEMENT.

YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT THE USE OF THE CLUB'S WEBSITE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK AND THAT THE CLUB DOES NOT MAKE, AND EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS, ANY WARRANTY, TERM OR CONDITION, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE, AS TO THE USE OF THE CLUB'S WEBSITE TO BE PROVIDED OR WITH RESPECT TO ANY POSTINGS PURSUANT THERETO INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY WARRANTIES OF SATISFACTORY QUALITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT, OR ANY WARRANTY THAT THE CLUB'S WEBSITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED AND ERROR-FREE.

IN NO EVENT SHALL THE CLUB OR THE CLUB'S DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, CONTRACTORS, AGENTS, REPRESENTATIVES AND ITS PARTNERS BE LIABLE FOR LOST PROFITS, LOST SALES, LOST BUSINESS, LOST OPPORTUNITY, LOST INFORMATION, LOST OR WASTED TIME OR ANY SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (HOWEVER ARISING, INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE) ARISING OUT OF, OR IN CONNECTION WITH, THIS AGREEMENT.

IT IS EXPRESSLY UNDERSTOOD AND AGREED TO BY THE PARTIES HERETO THAT EXCEPT AS SPECIFICALLY PROVIDED HEREIN, ALL WARRANTIES ON THE PART OF THE CLUB, EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, ARE HEREBY EXCLUDED.


Last updated:  9 Nov 2006