Please read these terms and conditions of website use carefully. By continuing to use the Sandpiper Resort site, you agree to comply with and be bound by all of the terms and conditions set out below. We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to modify these terms and conditions at any time, and such modifications shall be effective immediately upon posting of the modified terms and conditions. You agree to review the terms and conditions periodically to be aware of such modifications and your continued use of the Sandpiper Resort site shall be deemed your conclusive acceptance of the terms and conditions as modified from time to time.
The information provided on the Sandpiper Resort site is for reference only and does not constitute and should not be construed as an endorsement or recommendation of any of our partners.
Use of Information
You agree not to use any information on this site or linked to this site in any claims, proceedings, suits or actions against Sandpiper Resort, its partners, suppliers or affiliates.
Links To Other Sites
Throughout this site, Sandpiper Resort provides links to other sites for your convenience. These sites are independent from Sandpiper Resort and we do not endorse, control or make any representations, warranties or conditions concerning their contents or links. It is your responsibility to verify any information contained within linked sites before relying on it. Also, the information contained in the links may be changed or updated at any time without notice. Linked sites may have their own terms and conditions that you should locate and review.
This material is owned by Sandpiper Resort unless otherwise noted and protected by copyright law. It may not be reproduced or redistributed without the prior written permission of Sandpiper Resort.
You hereby authorize Sandpiper Resort to collect and retain all relevant information relating to your use of this site. You further authorize any third party to provide Sandpiper Resort with such information. This consent is effective on and after today’s date and does not expire.
Sandpiper Resort assumes no responsibility or liability for any damages to, or viruses that may infect, your computer equipment or other property in connection with your access to or use of this site or your downloading of any data, text, images, files or other materials from the site.
Right of Indemnification
You agree to defend, indemnify and hold Sandpiper Resort, its partners, suppliers, affiliates and related companies harmless from any and all liabilities, costs and expenses, including reasonable legal fees, related to any violation of these terms and conditions by you, or in connection with your use of the site.
The provincial laws of British Columbia and the federal laws of Canada that apply in British Columbia shall govern these terms and conditions. You agree to be bound by the laws of these jurisdictions.
We at Sandpiper Resort are committed to protecting the privacy of our customers. Any personal information provided to us through our website is collected, used and disclosed in accordance with the British Columbia Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and other applicable legislation. What is considered Personal Information under the British Columbia Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act? Under the British Columbia Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, personal information includes recorded information about an identifiable individual, such as name, address, phone number, e-mail address and credit card information. Business contact information is not included in the definition of personal information under our provincial legislation. When Sandpiper Resort collects personal information, we identify the:
- purpose for collecting the personal information,
- legal authority for collecting it, and
What Personal Information We Collect and How We Use It
When someone visits our website, our web server automatically collects a limited amount of standard information essential to the operation, security and evaluation of the Sandpiper Resort website. This information helps us to make our site more useful to visitors and includes the:
- Internet domain and Internet Protocol (IP) address from computers that access our website,
- type of browser and operating system used to access our site,
- date and time our site is accessed,
- pages visited,
- address of any websites linked to, and
- content downloaded from our site.
While some of this information does not identify who people are, other information (e.g. Internet domain names or the IP addresses of internet service providers) may provide identification. The extent of personal identification depends on the naming standards followed by the internet service provider. You may wish to check with your provider to inquire about their policies and practices in this regard. Sandpiper Resort does not use this information to identify individuals who visit our website unless required to do so as part of an internal investigation or other law enforcement purpose.
Any personal information collected via our website (e.g. web forms) is done in compliance with BC’s privacy legislation and is considered necessary for providing services offered by our organization. There is always an option of whether or not to provide us with personal information.
Storage, Access and Disclosure of Your Personal Information
Sandpiper Resort and our service providers may store or access your personal Information. In certain circumstances, we may need to disclose your personal information to our service providers in order to facilitate the operation of our website, database, email marketing software or processing of payment transactions.
Security of Your Information
Sandpiper Resort is obligated to protect personal information by making reasonable security arrangements against such risks as unauthorized access, collection, use, disclosure or disposal. Security measures, such as the use of SSL encryption, have been integrated into the design, implementation and day-to-day operating practices as part our commitment to protect the information we hold.
Sandpiper Resort runs a variety of contests on our website that our online visitors can optionally enter. We use online contest entry forms to collect personal information deemed necessary for your participation in a contest. While certain information is mandatory for participation, most information is optional. As part of the contest entry process, we may provide an opportunity for you to give Sandpiper Resort permission to contact you in the future. Giving your permission for future contact is completely optional, and does not impact your ability to participate in a contest.
When you provide us with your personal information to enter a contest, we retain and use it in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. Your information is only used for the purpose for which it was collected (e.g. to support your participation in a contest).
Sandpiper Resort uses a third-party service for its location map. See the Google Map Terms and Conditions.