Privacy Statement & Terms of Use

1. Privacy Statement

The Lynn Valley Community Association (“LVCA”) knows that you care how your information is used and shared, and we appreciate you trusting that we will do so carefully and sensibly. To better protect your privacy, we provide this Privacy Policy Statement explaining our practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used by LVCA. The information below explains our policy regarding your privacy, both online and offline. By visiting www.lvca.ca or sharing personal information with LVCA, you are accepting the practices described in this Privacy Statement.

What Information Do We Gather?

The information we receive depends on what you do when you visit our site. We will not collect or retain any information about you personally (that is your name, address, phone number or e-mail address) unless you choose to provide it to us.

All web servers track basic information about their visitors. This information includes, but is not limited to, IP addresses, browser details, timestamps and referring pages. None of this information can personally identify specific visitors to this site. The information is tracked for routine administration and maintenance purposes.

How We Use this Information

Information is collected by us for various purposes. These purposes include but are not limited to; registering to receive emails, newsletters or other materials, requesting further information from us about projects and services (including memberships), donating to us, making requests, submitting a form on our website, or simply asking a question.

We receive and store any information you enter on our website or give us in any other way, online or offline. This information is retained and used in accordance with existing laws, rules, regulations, and other policies.

If you choose not to provide any information, we may not be able to fulfill your request or complete your membership, but you will still be free to browse the other sections of the website owned and administered by LVCA without telling us who you are or revealing any personally identifiable information about yourself.

Email Privacy Statement

Your email and name are kept completely confidential and NEVER sold or traded to ANY third party nor does LVCA send mailings on behalf of other organizations.

If you wish to be removed from our email lists and NOT receive further emails from us, use the ‘Unsubscribe’ link at the bottom of an announcement/eNews or send an email to info@lvca.ca. We will then, to the best of our abilities, remove your e-mail address from our databases within the 30 day requirement set by the Privacy Laws of Canada.

Social Community Areas

The Site may be accessible through or contain connections to areas where you may be able to publicly post information, communicate with others such as discussion boards, social media platforms or blogs, and submit media content. Prior to posting in these areas, please read our Terms of Use carefully. All the information you post may be accessible to anyone with Internet access, and any personal information you include in your posting may be read, collected, and used by others. For example, if you post your email address along with a blog comment, you may receive unsolicited messages from other parties.

Privacy Practices of Third Parties

This Privacy Statement only addresses the use and disclosure of information by LVCA through your interaction with our Site and social media platforms.

Other websites that may be accessible through links from our Site have their own privacy statements and personal information collection, use, and disclosure practices. We encourage you to familiarize yourself with the privacy statements provided by these other parties prior to providing them with information as their privacy policy may differ from ours..

LVCA obtains client consent for any other use of its information (e.g., for a published article or public speaking presentation). In the event of subcontracting or other third party contracts, the other party(ies) must produce a privacy protection strategy that matches or exceeds that of LVCA.

Security of Personal Information

LVCA has implemented an information security program that contains administrative, technical and physical controls that are designed to reasonably safeguard collected information.

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2. Legal Terms & Conditions of Use

Please read the following section carefully to ensure you understand the terms of conditions outlined herein. Use of this site, purchasing or downloading any material, paid or complimentary from LVCA, we will assume that you have read and agreed to the following terms and conditions.

Copyright

Everything located on or in this Site is the exclusive property of LVCA or is being used with permission. Any copying, distributing, transmitting, posting, linking, deep linking or otherwise modifying of this site and the content herein without the express written permission of LVCA is prohibited. Any violation of this requirement may result in a copyright, trademark or other intellectual property right infringement that may subject you to civil and/or criminal penalties.

Unless where indicated otherwise, copyright for ALL CONTENT is the exclusive property of LVCA © 2019-2020, all rights reserved worldwide.
You agree NOT to transmit in any form, store in a retrieval system, transmit in any form or by any means (electronic, mechanical, photocopying, or other) any Program/workshop content or photographic material without LVCA’s consent or approval. If found in violation of this agreement, you will face immediate expulsion from the society without refund and may incur legal repercussions at your expense. It is understood that LVCA reserves the right to record and document any and all events and such recordings become the sole property of LVCA and may be used for commercial or promotional purposes.

You will not upload, post or otherwise make available on this Site any material protected by copyright, trademark or other proprietary right without the express permission of the owner of the copyright, trademark or other proprietary right. LVCA does not have any express burden or responsibility to provide you with indications, markings or anything else that may aid you in determining whether the material in question is copyrighted or trademarked. You will be solely liable for any damage resulting from any infringement of copyrights, trademarks, proprietary rights or any other harm resulting from such a submission. By submitting material to any public area of this Site, you warrant that the owner of such material has expressly granted LVCA the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate and distribute such material (in whole or in part) worldwide and/or to incorporate it in other works in any form, media or technology now known or hereafter developed for the full term of any copyright that may exist in such material. You also permit any other end user to access, view, store or reproduce the material for that End User’s personal use. You also grant LVCA the right to edit, copy, publish and distribute any material that you make available on this Site.

Email Policy

Your email and name are kept completely confidential and NEVER sold or traded to ANY third party. If you wish to be removed from our email lists and NOT receive further emails from us, use the ‘Unsubscribe’ link at the bottom of an announcement/eNews or send an email to info@lvca.ca. We will then, to the best of our abilities, remove your e-mail address from our databases within the 30 day requirement set by the Privacy Laws of Canada.

Refunds and Return Policy (if applicable)

Events: Registration fees for programs/workshops/events are transferable to another person or as credit to future events, but not refundable.

Payment Terms

All payments are to be made by cash, cheque, or e-transfer. Cheques are payable to: “Lynn Valley Community Association”.

All membership and/or orders are payable upon receipt. No credit will be extended.Shipping: As per the terms on the order form or as agreed upon based on bulk orders. The least costly method (ground) will be used to ship orders unless otherwise arranged by the client.E

Federal Trade Commission Required Affiliate Notice

At times we will promote services and products from other individuals, companies and/or organizations. We may or may not be compensated as affiliates of these trusted partners. We only recommend services or products of trusted partners and recommendations are based on positive experience. It is your responsibility to do due diligence for any product or service you are buying.

Limitation of Liability

Under no circumstances will we be held responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any loss or damage that is caused or alleged to have been caused  in connection with use of any advice, goods or services received from us; a guest speaker or author on our website; or at any of our events.

While newsletters and blog posts, information products and offerings may contain client and/or personal experience, and other information, the information provided by LVCA and this site is for informational and anecdotal purposes only. All such inquiries should be addressed to appropriately qualified and licensed professionals.

Warranty Information

The information, services, products, claims, seminar topics, and materials on this site are provided “as is” and without warranties of any kind, either expressed or implied. We disclaim all warranties, expressed or implied, including but not limited to implied effectiveness of the ideas or success strategies listed on this site as well as those that are provided in our products, services and/or to participants at events. The only exception is the guarantees of satisfaction and graduation that are clearly labeled guarantees within our websites.

Neither we nor any of our respective licensees or suppliers warrant or make any representations regarding the use or the results of the use of the services, products, information or materials in this site in terms of their correctness, accuracy, reliability, or otherwise. Applicable law may not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, so the above exclusion may not apply to you.

Modification of this Agreement

We reserve the right at all times to discontinue or modify any part of this Agreement and reserve the right to change or discontinue any aspect or feature of our services or the Site including, but not limited to, requirements for access or use as we deem necessary or desirable. Any changes to these Terms of Use will be effective upon the posting of notice of the changes on our Site. These changes will be effective immediately for new users of our Site and for all products and/or services purchased after the effective date of the change. We suggest that you revisit our Terms of Use from time to time to ensure that you stay informed of any such notifications of changes to the Site. Your use of the Site after we update these Terms of Use will constitute acceptance of the modified Terms of Use.

Legal Disclaimer

We may disclose personal information when required by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary in order to conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on LVCA.