Who we are
Our website address is: https://www.oceansidenews.ca.
Oceansidenews.ca (“Website”) is provided to you by Grenz Enterprises, Inc. and its partners, subsidiaries, affiliates and related companies (“we”, “us” or “our”) subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement. By accessing and using our services and this Website, including any user-contribution features such as comments, photo galleries, form submissions, reader polls, or any other feature, you expressly and unconditionally agree to abide by the terms of this Agreement.
If you do not agree with the terms of this Agreement, you must not use this Website.
At any time without notice or liability, and for any reason whatsoever, we may change, suspend or terminate any aspect of the Website. It is your responsibility to check this Website periodically for changes. If you do not agree with any changes, you must not use this Website. Your continued use of this Website for 15 days or more following the posting of changes to this Agreement will mean that you accept and agree to these changes.
No Warranties; Exclusion of Liability; Indemnification
OUR WEBSITE IS PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS,” “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS, WITHOUT REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, WEBSITE AND COMPANY SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT FOR OUR WEBSITE AND ANY CONTRACTS AND SERVICES YOU PURCHASE THROUGH IT. WEBSITE SHALL NOT HAVE ANY LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN THE CONTENT OF OUR WEBSITE, FOR SERVICES SOLD THROUGH OUR WEBSITE, FOR YOUR ACTION OR INACTION IN CONNECTION WITH OUR WEBSITE OR FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER OR DATA OR ANY OTHER DAMAGE YOU MAY INCUR IN CONNECTION WITH OUR WEBSITE. YOUR USE OF OUR WEBSITE AND ANY SERVICES ARE AT YOUR OWN RISK. IN NO EVENT SHALL EITHER WEBSITE, COMPANY OR OUR AGENTS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THE USE OF OUR WEBSITE, SERVICES PURCHASED THROUGH OUR WEBSITE, THE DELAY OR INABILITY TO USE OUR WEBSITE OR OTHERWISE ARISING IN CONNECTION WITH OUR WEBSITE OR RELATED SERVICES, WHETHER BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF ANY SUCH DAMAGES. IN NO EVENT SHALL WEBSITE’S LIABILITY FOR ANY DAMAGE CLAIM EXCEED THE AMOUNT PAID BY YOU TO WEBSITE FOR THE TRANSACTION GIVING RISE TO SUCH DAMAGE CLAIM.
SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, WEBSITE AND COMPANY DO NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT THE INFORMATION ON THE WEBSITE IS ACCURATE, COMPLETE, RELIABLE, USEFUL, TIMELY, OR CURRENT OR THAT OUR WEBSITE WILL OPERATE WITHOUT INTERRUPTION OR ERROR.
YOU AGREE THAT ALL TIMES, YOU WILL LOOK TO ATTORNEYS FROM WHOM YOU PURCHASE SERVICES FOR ANY CLAIMS OF ANY NATURE, INCLUDING LOSS, DAMAGE, OR WARRANTY. WEBSITE, COMPANY, AND OUR RESPECTIVE AFFILIATES MAKE NO REPRESENTATION OR GUARANTEES ABOUT ANY SERVICES OFFERED THROUGH OUR WEBSITE.
WEBSITE MAKES NO REPRESENTATION THAT CONTENT PROVIDED ON OUR WEBSITE, OR RELATED SERVICES ARE APPLICABLE OR APPROPRIATE FOR USE IN ALL JURISDICTIONS.
You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold this Website harmless from and against any and all claims, damages, costs and expenses, including attorneys’ fees, arising from or related to your use of our Website.
There may be information on this website that contains typographical errors, inaccuracies, or omissions that may relate to the website, including descriptions, pricing, availability, and various other information. We reserve the right to correct any errors, inaccuracies, or omissions and to change or update the information on this website at any time, without prior notice.
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
If you leave a comment on our Website you may be opting-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
Who we share your data with
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
Access and Interference
You agree that you will not utilize any robot, spider, other software code, device, whether manual or automated to monitor, copy or otherwise store or manipulate this Website or the Content contained thereon or for any other unauthorized purpose without our prior express written authorization. You agree that you will not use any device, software or routine, manual or automated to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Website, including submitting to the forms, comments, polls or other website functions. You agree that you will not take any action that imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on Website or other digital infrastructure. You agree that you will help ensure the integrity of our Website infrastructure by refraining from accessing, reloading or otherwise refreshing Website pages, or make any other request to transactional servers, more than once during any 3 second interval.
We take all reasonable steps to ensure that the information provided on this website is current and accurate at all times. We do not, however, guarantee that all material is accurate or up-to-date at any given time.
Restrictions, Changes and Termination
We in our discretion may change, suspend or terminate the Website, or limit, suspend or terminate your use of terminate the Website, effective immediately at any time and without any prior notice or liability to you or any other person. The Website may be interrupted or unavailable from time to time, including for maintenance or due to causes beyond our control, all without notice or liability to you or any other person. If your permission to use the Website is terminated for any reason, then this Agreement will continue to apply and be binding regarding your access to and use of the Website before termination and all related matters (including any related dispute).
This Agreement and Website and all related matters are governed by, and will be construed and interpreted solely in accordance with, the laws of the Province of British Columbia, Canada and applicable federal laws of Canada, excluding any rules of private international law or the conflict of laws that would lead to the application of the laws of any other jurisdiction. To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, you and we hereby irrevocably attorn to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts in the City of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada with respect to the resolution of any disputes hereunder.
This Agreement is binding on you and your heirs, executors, administrators, successors and personal representatives. This Agreement is for the benefit of this website and company. No consent or waiver by us to or of any breach of this Agreement by you will be effective unless in writing and signed us or will be considered to be a consent to or waiver of a continuing breach or any other breach by you. Our rights and remedies under this Agreement is cumulative and not exhaustive or exclusive of any other rights or remedies to which we may be lawfully entitled under this Agreement or at law, and we may pursue any and all rights and remedies concurrently, consecutively and alternatively. You will not assign or transfer this Agreement or any of your rights and obligations under this Agreement. We may, without your consent, assign our rights and obligations under this Agreement. If any provision of this Agreement is held by a court or arbitrator of competent jurisdiction to be unenforceable or invalid for any reason, then the provision will be deemed severed from this Agreement and the remaining provisions will continue in full force and effect unless as a result of the severance this Agreement would fail in their essential purpose.
Notwithstanding any other provision of this Agreement, all other provisions necessary to the interpretation or enforcement of those sections, will survive the expiration or termination of this Agreement and will remain in full force and effect and be binding on you and us as applicable.
This Agreement sets out the entire agreement between you and us regarding your use of the Website. This Agreement may not be modified except as set out herein. There are no representations, warranties, terms, conditions, undertakings or collateral agreements, express, implied or statutory, between you and us regarding the Website.