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Thank you for visiting the website for the Board of Education of School District No. 36 (Surrey") ("Site").

This Site is owned and operated by the Board of Education of School District No. 36 (Surrey)  (the "School District").  All access to and use of this Site is subject to these terms and conditions ("Terms").  Please review them carefully as they affect your legal rights and liabilities.

When you access and use this Site, you are acknowledging that you have read, understand and agree to these terms.
IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THE TERMS, PLEASE DO NOT USE THE SITE.

In these Terms, "we" or "us" or "our" refers to School District.


1. Using this Site

All use of this Site is subject to these Terms. By using the Site, you are fully accepting the terms, conditions and disclaimers contained in these Terms. We may change the Terms from time to time without notice, and such amendments will be effective once posted on or accessible from the Site.


2. About this Site Use

This Site is made available for use by parents, students, staff and members of the public who access services provided by the School District. The Site is intended to provide information about School District services and events. It also contains information about the School District, its governance and its community based programs and services. Users may access and use this Site to access this information, to submit inquiries or complaints or to provide comments of feedback. 

Some users, such as School District staff, have also been authorized by the School District ("Authorized Users") to have access to the Site' s portal ("Portal") where they can access their own personal information and other information that they may need to access for employment and other purposes. Authorized Users are assigned or required to create a User Profile and a unique login and password ("Account").


3. Acceptable Use of this Site

Users may not access and use the Site or Portal to engage in conduct that (a) is illegal or unlawful or constitutes a violation of any applicable statute or regulation;; (b) is threatening, obscene, defamatory, harassing or abusive;  (c) results in the unauthorized distribution of our confidential information or third party personal information or other material contrary to applicable laws, including under contractual or fiduciary obligations; (d) infringes intellectual property or proprietary rights vested in the School District or third parties; (e) exposes the Site or Portal to viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy, monitor or limit the functionality of the Site, Portal or the School District's electronic systems; or (f) amounts to a use of the Site or Portal or access to the Site or Portal for commercial purposes without our express written consent; (h) is for the purposes of gaining unauthorized access to, or attempts to interfere with or compromise the normal functioning, operation or security of any portion of the Site or Portal or any user's Account; or (i). interferes with the ability of others to access and use the Site.


4. Acceptance of Risk

You are responsible for all activities undertaken by you when using the Site.  You also understand and agree that your use of the Site is at your own risk. While efforts are made to verify the information provided on this Site, the School District does not guarantee the quality, accuracy, completeness or timeliness of the information on this Site. Some information on this Site has been provided by third parties and this information has not necessarily been verified by the School District.  Your reliance on such materials is at your own risk.


5. Security

We have implemented reasonable technology and security features, as well as internal guidelines, to safeguard the privacy of your personal information from unauthorised access or improper use. While we make reasonable efforts to ensure that your information is secure on our system, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, we cannot guarantee the security of any information you transmit to us or that you access using the Site or Portal, and you do so at your own risk and your use of our Site demonstrates your assumption of this risk.


6. Privacy

We respect your personal privacy. Our privacy policy forms part of these Terms of Use, and by accessing and using the Site you acknowledge and accept the terms of our Privacy Policy. To view our Privacy Policy, please click here.


7. Proprietary Rights

This Site, its organization and design, and all information, images, artwork, text, video, audio, pictures and other material on the Site (the "Content") are protected by copyright and other proprietary rights, all of which we own or have the right to use.  You may download information from the Site for your personal, non-commercial viewing, but you may not otherwise copy, republish, post, transmit, display, frame in another web page, perform, distribute, modify or create derivative works from the Content without our prior written consent and approval. You do not acquire ownership rights to any Content by accessing or using the Site, and our posting of Content on the Site is not a waiver of any right in or to that Content.


8. No Advice

You are responsible for any consequences resulting from your use of the Site. The information on the Site is provided for educational or information purposes only. It is not intended to be a substitute for professional advice, whether medical, legal, or otherwise.


9. Linking

Any Sites that are linked to from our Site are not under our control, and you access them at your own risk. We do not assume any responsibility or liability for these linked Sites or their contents. We provide all such links for your convenience only; they are not an endorsement or referral by us.


10. Disclaimer

The information and content contained on the Site are prepared by School District and are believed to be accurate, but are provided for informational purposes only. we do not warrant or make any representations regarding the use or the results of the use of any content in terms of completeness, correctness, accuracy, reliability, usefulness, timeliness, reliability or otherwise.  In no event shall School District be liable for any damages whatsoever, including special, indirect or consequential damages, arising out of or in connection with the use or performance of the Site, the Portal or the information available on this Site.


11. Other Agreements

If there is any conflict between these Terms and any other agreement between you or your business and School District, the latter agreements will prevail.


12. Choice of Law Jurisdiction

Except where prohibited by law, these Terms, your access to and use of the Site and the Content, and any claims made against School District arising out of such access or use or otherwise, will be governed by and construed and interpreted in accordance with British Columbia laws, without reference to British Columbia's conflict of law rules.

Except where prohibited by law, you agree that exclusive jurisdiction and venue in any legal proceeding directly or indirectly arising out of or relating to the Site will be in the British Columbia courts sitting in Vancouver, British Columbia.


13. Contact Information

For any further information, please contact us at: info@surreyschools.ca