Copyright

Material on the Downtown Maple Ridge web-site is intended for research purposes and private use only. Any re-use, transmission, duplication or distribution without the express written permission of the Downtown Maple Ridge BIA is not allowed. Written requests will be evaluated by the BIA using the Web-site content use policy (see below).

Disclaimer

While reasonable efforts are made to post only accurate information, the Downtown Maple Ridge BIA cannot and does not guarantee that the information posted is current or correct. The DMRBIA does not warrant or make any representations as to the quality, content, accuracy or completeness of the information, text, maps, graphics, links and other items contained on its web page.

The Downtown Maple Ridge web-site may contain links to other Internet sites. Such external Internet sites contain information created, published, maintained, or otherwise posted by institutions or organizations independent of the DMRBIA. The BIA does not endorse, approve, certify or control external Internet sites and does not guarantee the accuracy, completeness efficiency, timeliness or correctness of the information located at the sites. Reference to any specific commercial product, process or service by trade name, trademark, service mark, manufacturer or otherwise does not constitute or imply endorsement, recommendation or favouring by the DMRBIA.

Communications made through this site's email and messaging system are for convenience only and shall not be deemed to constitute legal notice to the Downtown Maple Ridge BIA or any of its officers, agents, agencies, employees or representatives with respect to any existing or potential claim or cause of actions or for any other purpose.

All comments, suggestions, ideas, notes, drawings, concepts, or other information disclosed or offered to the DMRBIA by this site, or in response to solicitations from this site (collectively, the "Comments") shall remain the property of the BIA. None of the Comments shall be subject to any obligation of confidence on the part of the DMRIBIA and the BIA shall not be liable for any use or disclosure of the Comments. Without limitation of the foregoing, the DMRBIA shall exclusively own all now known or hereafter existing rights to the Comments of every kind and nature throughout the world and shall be entitled to unrestricted use of the Comments for any purpose whatsoever, commercial or otherwise, without compensation to the provider of the Comments.

Web-site Content Use Policy

COMMITMENT

The Downtown Maple Ridge BIA is committed to ensuring that the web-site (www.downtownmapleridge.ca) is content rich, and provides useful, quality content. The BIA shall:

  • Make reasonable efforts to keep material on the web-site current, but can give no assurances in that regard.
  • Provide a link to this policy from the footer which appears on all pages of the web-site to an electronic copy of this policy so it is accessible from every page of the web-site.

PURPOSE

The material posted to the Downtown Maple Ridge web-site is placed in the public domain as a community information service for use by residents, students, tourists and businesses.

CONDITIONS OF USE

The use of photos, graphics, and text appearing on the web-site is subject to the following conditions:

1. May be used by others on their own web-sites if:

  • It would bring positive attention to Maple Ridge and enhance awareness of the District's social, environmental or economic objectives.
  • Promote Downtown Maple Ridge as a destination of choice for working, living or playing.
  • Have potential value to the community as a whole.

2. Shall be limited to use in public areas of the other web-site only (i.e. use of material in member-only or restricted areas of a site is prohibited).

3. Does not constitute endorsement of the other content on their web-site by the Downtown Maple Ridge Business Improvement Association.

4. Use of photos, graphics:

  • Shall only appear in areas of the other web-site which relate directly to Downtown Maple Ridge and shall not be used in generic banners, advertising or other non-Maple Ridge related sections of the web-site.
  • Shall reference the source of the photo or graphic by including the following statement, "Photo(s) (and/or graphic(s)) used with the permission of the Downtown Maple Ridge BIA".
  • Shall not be altered or edited in any way other than resizing of the whole image (i.e. cropping, stretching, or other forms of digital or manual manipulation are not permitted).
  • Shall not use the Downtown Maple Ridge logo without written permission from the Downtown Maple Ridge Business Improvement Association.