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Terms of Use & Privacy Policy
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Terms Of Use

  1. Acceptance of Terms

    Please review the following Terms of Use carefully. These Terms of Use govern all use of and reliance upon the Supportworkercentral.com website.

    All users must accept these terms of use to proceed with registration and use the site. By using the website in any way, I acknowledge that I am agreeing to comply with the Terms of Use. Should I object to any term or condition of the Terms of Use, or any subsequent modifications thereto or become dissatisfied with the site in any way, I acknowledge that my only recourse is to immediately discontinue using the site. West Coast Family Support Institute has the right, but not the obligation, to strictly enforce these Terms of Use through investigation, litigation and prosecution.

    Supportworkercentral.com is a publicly accessible internet site undertaken as a pilot project by West Coast Family Support Institute. Supportworkercentral.com aims to join families and community living agencies seeking support workers and support workers seeking to provide support worker services to families and community living agencies. I understand that West Coast Family Support Institute is not involved in the transactions between families, community living agencies and support workers, and does not interview families, community living agencies or support workers. West Coast Family Support Institute does not monitor the postings of jobs or support worker profiles, and does not guarantee that mutually suitable placements will be obtained through use of this service. 

    Individuals/families and community living agencies:
    I acknowledge that it is recommended that individuals/families and community living agencies using this site conduct a criminal record check and vulnerable sector search, background screening and reference checks before hiring support workers found on this site, and make any other investigation they feel is necessary or appropriate before hiring support workers. I understand that any decision I make to hire a support worker is my own decision. I acknowledge that there are inherent risks associated with hiring a support worker through an internet site and I indemnify and hold West Coast Family Support Institute harmless for any choice I make. I understand that any information posted on this site by third parties is the sole responsibility of the person from whom the information originated: West Coast Family Support Institute makes no representation or warranty as to the accuracy, completeness or authenticity of such information. I understand that I am solely responsible for any information that I submit and I agree to only submit information that is true and accurate. I will not post inappropriate information such as material that is obscene, defamatory, threatening, harassing, abusive, embarrassing, or otherwise inappropriate including any discriminatory content based on gender, race, sexual orientation, religious affiliation, disability, ethnicity, or family status. I will not post confidential third party information, or any sensitive or personal information, unless it is with the owner's consent.

    Support workers:
    As a support worker, I acknowledge that any decision I make to work with an individual/family or a community living agency is my own decision. I acknowledge that there are inherent risks associated with working for an employer found through an internet site and I indemnify and hold West Coast Family Support Institute harmless for any choice I make. I understand that once information is posted on Supportworkercentral.com, West Coast Family Support Institute cannot control how third parties, including individuals/families or community living agencies, will use the information. As a result, I understand that there are risks associated in dealing with users with whom I come in contact through this site and I accept those risks. Although all reasonable means are taken to protect personal information, West Coast Family Support Institute is not responsible for any improper use of personal information that is beyond West Coast Family Support Institute's reasonable control.

    I am 18 years or older and I am legally entitled to work in Canada. I understand that I am solely responsible for any information that I submit and I agree to only submit information that is true and accurate. I will not post inappropriate information such as material that is obscene, defamatory, threatening, harassing, abusive, embarrassing, or otherwise inappropriate including any discriminatory content based on gender, race, sexual orientation, religious affiliation, disability, ethnicity, or family status. I will not post confidential third party information, or any sensitive or personal information, unless it is with the owner's consent.

  2. Indemnity

    I agree to indemnify and hold harmless West Coast Family Support Institute, and its affiliates, directors, officers, agents, partners and employees from any and all liability including all claims alleging loss, costs, expenses, and damages arising out of my use of this Site. I understand and agree that West Coast Family Support Institute is under no obligation to become involved in any disputes as between support workers, individuals/families, and community living agencies that is in any way connected to this site, and I further agree to indemnify and hold harmless West Coast Family Support Institute from any and all liability arising out of such disputes.

  3. My Password

    I will maintain the confidentiality of my password and username. I agree not to provide any other individual access to Supportworkercentral.com via my login information. I understand that I am fully responsible for all activities that occur under my username and password. I will immediately notify West Coast Family Support Institute through Supportworkercentral.com of any unauthorized use of either my username or password or any other breach of security and I will ensure that I log out and exit from my account at the end of each session.

  4. Termination of Account

    I understand that West Coast Family Support Institute, in its sole discretion, has the right (but not the obligation) to terminate my access to this Site and any account or password I may have in connection with this Site. I agree that West Coast Family Support Institute shall not be liable to me or any third party for any termination of my access to the site. I agree not to attempt to use the site after said termination.

  5. Third Party Internet Sites

    This Site contains links to third party websites that are not under the control of West Coast Family Support Institute. I understand that Supportworkercentral.com provides these links as a convenience only and West Coast Family Support Institute is not liable for any loss or damage of any sort or responsible for the content or uses of these third party websites. I understand that West Coast Family Support Institute makes no representation or warranty as to the accuracy, completeness or authenticity of the information contained in any such site.

  6. West Coast Family Support Institute's Proprietary Rights

    I understand that the Site and any necessary software used in connection with the Site contain proprietary and confidential information that is protected by applicable intellectual property and other laws including copyright law. I will not attempt to decipher, decompile, appropriate, distribute or create derivative works based on the Site or source code of any of the software available on or through the Site. I further acknowledge and agree that Content contained in sponsor advertisements or information presented to me through the Site or advertisers, is protected by copyrights, trademarks, service marks, patents or other proprietary rights and laws. Except as otherwise indicated elsewhere on this Site, I acknowledge that I may view, download, and print the materials available on the Site provided that my registration is in good standing and I am in compliance with these Terms of Use.

  7. Disclaimers

    I ACKNOWLEDGE THAT ANY USE OF OR RELIANCE ON THIS SITE OR ANY MATERIALS IS COMPLETELY AT MY OWN RISK. West Coast Family Support Institute makes no representation or warranty of any kind regarding the Site and/or the Materials, including with respect to the information provided by third party legal and other consultants, all of which are provided on an "AS IS" basis. West Coast Family Support Institute EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES AND THOSE ARISING BY STATUTE OR OTHERWISE IN LAW OR FROM A COURSE OF DEALING OR USAGE OF TRADE. West Coast Family Support Institute DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THIS SITE WILL CONTINUE TO OPERATE, OPERATE WITHOUT INTERRUPTIONS OR THAT IT WILL BE ERROR-FREE.

    Because user authentication on the Internet is difficult, West Coast Family Support Institute cannot and does not confirm that each user is who they claim to be. Because West Coast Family Support Institute does not and cannot be involved in user-to-user dealings or control the behaviour of participants on this Site, in the event that I have a dispute with one or more users, I release West Coast Family Support Institute from all claims, demands and damages of every kind and nature arising out of or in any way connected with such disputes.

    While reasonable effort is made to ensure that all information, data, software and materials provided at the Site does not contain computer viruses, West Coast Family Support Institute does not warrant that the Site and its servers are free of computer viruses and other harmful material. I acknowledge that I should take appropriate precautions to scan for computer viruses and should ensure that I have a complete and current backup of the applicable items of information contained on my computer system.

  8. Limitation of Liability

    I AGREE THAT West Coast Family Support Institute WILL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGES WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION DAMAGES FOR HARM TO BUSINESS, LOSS OF INFORMATION OR PROGRAMS OR DATA, LOSS OF PROFIT, LOSS OF SAVINGS, LOSS OF REVENUE), ARISING FROM OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OF OR ACCESS TO, OR THE INABILITY TO USE OR ACCESS, THIS SITE AND THE MATERIALS PROVIDED, EVEN IF West Coast Family Support Institute HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE OR LOSS. In any event, I agree that West Coast Family Support Institute's aggregate liability for damages shall be limited to $100. I understand that the limitations of liability and disclaimers in these Terms of Use apply regardless of the form of action.

  9. Privacy Policy

    I agree to be bound by the Privacy Policy which explains why my personal information is being collected and how that information will be treated. My use of the site signifies acknowledgement of and agreement to our Privacy Policy.

  10. Governing Law and Jurisdiction

    This site is controlled by West Coast Family Support Institute from its offices within the province of British Columbia, Canada. By accessing this Site, I agree that the statutes and laws of the Province of British Columbia, without regard to the conflicts of laws principles thereof, shall govern all matters relating to my access to, or use of, this Site and any Materials or Services. I also agree and hereby submit to the exclusive personal jurisdiction and venue of the Superior Court of British Columbia with respect to such matters.

  11. General

    I understand that West Coast Family Support Institute may need to disclose personal information about me to cooperate with law enforcement authorities or to protect the safety of users on the Site. I consent to the disclosure of all personal information for these purposes.

    If any court defines any provision of these Terms of Use to be unenforceable, that provision shall be enforced to the maximum extent permissible, and the remainder of the Terms of Use shall continue in full force and effect. The Terms of Use constitute the entire agreement between myself and West Coast Family Support Institute. The failure by West Coast Family Support Institute to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the Terms of Use shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision.

    I understand that West Coast Family Support Institute reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to modify these Terms of Use, in whole or in part, at any time. My continued use of this Site after any changes to the Terms of Use are posted means that I accept those changes. Activating "I agree" signifies my acceptance to be bound by these Terms of Use.

By using this site, I agree to the Support Worker Central Terms of Use. All Information submitted is subject to our Privacy Policy.


Privacy Policy

The primary purpose of this Privacy Policy is to identify: (a) the types of information that West Coast Family Support Institute collects and maintains about visitors to the Site; (b) the purposes for which it is collected; and (c) the conditions under which it will be disclosed to third parties. West Coast Family Support Institute understands that your privacy is important; however, as internet email is vulnerable to interception and forging, privacy cannot be ensured. West Coast Family Support Institute will not be responsible for any damages you or any third party may suffer as a result of the transmission of confidential information that you view through the Internet, or that you expressly or implicitly authorize West Coast Family Support Institute to make available, or for any errors or any changes made to any transmitted information.

  1. The types of information that West Coast Family Support Institute collects

    We will not obtain information that will allow us to personally identify you when you visit our Site, unless you choose to provide such information to us. For example, personal information such as your name, address and e-mail address will be obtained as a result of the registration process, if you choose to register. Similarly, information provided when you fill in the online forms for profile and job posting set up, BC agency directory, and messaging is collected and stored in our database on a secure server located in Canada. As well, when comments or inquiries are e-mailed to us, we store the message content and the e-mail address information so we can respond electronically.

    We do use the following information you provide when you visit the Site:

    • the date and time you accessed our Site;
    • the Internet address of the web site from which you linked to our Site;
    • the type of browser you use

  2. The purposes for which the information is collected

    The above-noted information is used to measure the number of visitors to various sections of our Site and to help us make the Site more useful to visitors.

  3. The conditions under which we will disclose information to third parties

    West Coast Family Support Institute does not publicly identify the identity or particulars relating to individuals who access, send questions or comments to our Site unless we believe in good faith that the law requires it. West Coast Family Support Institute will also disclose personal information in order to protect its rights or property.

Password and security
You will create a username and password which will allow you to log in to the site. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the user name and password, and are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your user name and password. You agree to (a) immediately notify West Coast Family Support Institute of any unauthorized use of your user name and password or any other breach of security, and (b) ensure that you log out and exit from your account at the end of each session. West Coast Family Support Institute cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with this Section.

West Coast Family Support Institute grants you a personal, non-transferable and non-exclusive right and license to use the Site by allowing you to create a user name and password. You agree not to provide any other individual access to West Coast Family Support Institute via your login information.

If you have questions or comments about this Privacy Policy we welcome you to contact us.

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