Skip to main content

Terms of Use

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS AND DISCLAIMER NOTICES

Copyright Notice
Trademark Notice
User Information
No Warranties
Disclaimers
No Warranties - Verisign Server Digital Id Certificate
Limitation of Liability
SMS Terms & Conditions

COPYRIGHT NOTICE

Copyright © 2003 British Columbia Automobile Association. All rights reserved.

British Columbia Automobile Association ("BCAA") either owns the intellectual property rights in the text, images, video, audio and underlying code presented on this site, or has obtained permission of the owner to use the content on this site.

BCAA and its affiliates retain all copyright ownership in the material presented on this website. BCAA authorizes you to view, copy and print documents published by BCAA on the World Wide Web for non-commercial use within your home or organization only. In consideration of this authorization, you agree that any copy of these documents shall retain all copyright and proprietary notices contained at the bottom of each page. Each document published by BCAA may contain other copyright information and proprietary notification relating to that individual document.

Except as stated above, no part of this Web site may be reproduced, framed, stored in any retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, printing, photocopying, recording, or otherwise.

Nothing contained herein shall be construed as conferring by estoppel, implication or otherwise any licence or right under any trade-mark of BCAA, the Canadian Automobile Association ("CAA"), or any third party. Except as provided above, nothing contained herein shall be construed as conferring any license or right under any BCAA or CAA copyright.

[top]

TRADEMARK NOTICE

The CAA name and logo displayed throughout this Web site and all related products and service names are the trademarks, service marks or registered trademarks of the Canadian Automobile Association ("CAA"). BCAA is a licensed user of these marks.

The BCAA name and logo and all related product and service names, design marks and slogans are the trade-marks, service marks or registered trade-marks of CAA. BCAA is a licensed user of these marks.

Except as provided for under the Copyright Notice, any reproduction of any of these marks without the express written consent of CAA or BCAA is strictly prohibited.

[top]

USER INFORMATION

All questions, comments, suggestions or the like regarding the content of any BCAA or CAA document shall be deemed to be non-confidential and BCAA shall have no obligation of any kind with respect to such information, and shall be free to reproduce, use, disclose and distribute the information to others without limitation.

Furthermore, BCAA shall be free to use any ideas, concepts, techniques, or know-how contained in such information for any purpose, including but not limited to, development, manufacturing and marketing products that incorporate such information.

[top]

NO WARRANTIES

Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information presented on this Web site. However, BCAA assumes no responsibility for the accuracy of the information. BCAA may make improvements and/or changes in the products and/or programs or services described in this Web site at any time without notice.

To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, this information is provided "AS IS" without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement. Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, so the above exclusion may not apply to you.

BCAA shall not under any circumstances be liable to any person for any special, incidental, indirect or consequential damages, including, without limitation, damages resulting from use of or reliance on the information presented on this Web site, loss of profits or revenues or costs of replacement goods, even in informed in advance of the possibility of such damages.

[top]

DISCLAIMERS

Portions of the website may contain commentary on or plain language interpretations of laws and regulations, which is presented for general assistance only. Opinions, commentary and interpetation are those of the author alone, and are not to be construed as legal advice. The official versions of these laws and regulations govern and should be referred to by the user. Official versions of statutes and regulations can be found on relevant government websites, including Department of Justice Canada and Revised Statutes and Consolidated Regulations of British Columbia. For proper legal advice and interpretation, users should consult their own legal advisors. Also, material presented on this website may not be up-to-date or constitute a review of all relevant laws relating to a particular matter.

Reference in this Web site to any products, services, processes, hypertext links to third parties or other information by trade name, trade-mark, manufacturer, supplier or otherwise does not necessarily constitute or imply its endorsement, sponsorship or recommendation by BCAA. Product and service information are the sole responsibility of each individual vendor.

[top]

NO WARRANTIES - VERISIGN SERVER DIGITAL ID CERTIFICATE

BCAA and its affiliates have acquired a VeriSign Server Digital ID certificate ("Certificate") from VeriSign, Inc. ("VeriSign") for use pursuant to the terms of VeriSign's Server Certificate Agreement (the "Agreement"). The Certificate is a computer based record that contains, among other things, BCAA's public key for use in connection with the encryption and decryption of electronic messages transmitted from selected portions of this web site.

Under the Agreement, VeriSign disclaims any warranty whatsoever with respect to the services provided by it and makes no assurances of the results of the cryptographic methods implemented in connection with the Certificate.

By transmitting any data or information to BCAA or any of its affiliates from this web site, you acknowledge and agree that neither BCAA nor any of its affiliates makes any representation, warranty or condition whatsoever, express or implied, concerning the Certificate or the results of the cryptographic methods implemented in connection with the Certificate, including any representation or warranty as to the functionality, performance, operation or non-infringement of the Certificate or the cryptography technology or any implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, so parts of the above exclusion may not apply to you.

[top]

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

By transmitting any data or information to BCAA or any of its affiliates from this web site, you agree to assume all of the risks associated therewith, including the interception of such data or information by third parties in any manner whatsoever, and you further agree that neither BCAA nor any of its affiliates will be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential or special loss or damage suffered or incurred by you, even if BCAA or any of its affiliates has been apprised of the likelihood of such loss or damage occurring.

Some jurisdictions do not allow the limitation or exclusion of liability for incidental or consequential damages, so parts of the above exclusion and limitation may not apply to you.

[top]

BCAA - SMS Terms & Conditions

By opting into the British Columbia Automobile Association (“BCAA”) Short Message Service (“SMS” or “text message”) program (the “Program”), you accept these Terms & Conditions and consent to receive multiple, recurring text messages on your mobile device containing BCAA product updates, account information and reminders, and promotional offers. BCAA will send transactional messages as requested that may be triggered based on your profile and transactions and up to two (2) promotional text messages (including offers and contest information) per month.  Standard message and data rates may apply. 

You confirm that you are the subscriber to the relevant phone number or that you are the customary user of that number on a family or business plan and that you are authorized to opt-in to the Program. 

ABOUT THE BCAA TEXT MESSAGE PROGRAM

BCAA will not charge any fees for you to send or receive text messages. You are responsible for verifying and determining whether your mobile service provider charges you for data, for sending and/or receiving text messages, and for other standard applicable fees typically charged by mobile service providers.

Participating carriers: SaskTel Mobility, Eastlink, Iristel (includes Ice Wireless), Rogers (includes Fido, Chatr), TELUS (includes Koodo, Public Mobile), Shaw Communications (includes Freedom Mobile, Shaw Mobile), SSi Canada, Videotron (includes Fizz), Xplore Mobile, BellMTS, Bell (includes Lucky Mobile, PC Mobile, Virgin Mobile). 

You consent to the use of an electronic record to document your opt-in to the Program. BCAA collects personal data about participants in the Program for the purpose of administering the Program and recording consent to participation in the Program. BCAA may share this information with its application service provider for the purpose of the administration of the Program. Please review BCAA’s Privacy Policy at https://www.bcaa.com/legal/privacy-policy for details on the manner in which BCAA collects, uses, discloses and otherwise manages your personal information. 

OPT-IN, OPT-OUT AND ASSISTANCE

Opt-In

You can only join the Program if you have a valid Canadian mobile phone number. There are three ways to enroll in the Program to receive text messages from BCAA:

  • Text keyword “BCAA” to 22222 to opt-in and you will receive the appropriate SMS messages from BCAA. Standard message and data rates may apply. 
  • Confirm your opt-in to a BCAA advisor by phone, in person, or by email, and provide your mobile number. 

Opt-Out

  • Text STOP to 22222 and you will no longer receive SMS messages from BCAA. A text message confirming that you have unsubscribed will be sent to your mobile. Standard message and data rates may apply. 

Request Assistance

  • If you have any questions about the Program or SMS text messaging services, text HELP to 22222. Standard message and data rates may apply. 

LIMITATIONS

Text messages are distributed via third party mobile network providers and, therefore, BCAA cannot control certain factors related to message delivery or guarantee availability or performance of the Program, including liability for transmission delays or message failures. BCAA is not responsible for lost, incomplete, stolen, undelivered or misdirected SMS messages. BCAA may discontinue the Program at any time, without notice, but these Terms and Conditions will still apply.

TEXT MESSAGES ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS AND BCAA EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, ACCURACY AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. BCAA MAKES NO WARRANTY THAT THE PROGRAM WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS OR THAT THE PROGRAM WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE OR ERROR FREE, NOR DOES BCAA MAKE ANY WARRANTY AS TO THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THE PROGRAM OR AS TO THE ACCURACY OR RELIABILITY OF ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED THROUGH THE PROGRAM. 

CHANGES TO TERMS & CONDITIONS

BCAA may, in its sole discretion, change these Terms & Conditions from time to time as it relates to future use of the Program or other SMS services, by posting revised Terms & Conditions on BCAA’s website. By using the Program after the revised Terms & Conditions have been posted, you signify your acceptance and agreement to be bound by the revised Terms & Conditions.

[top]