Terms of Use

Terms of Use

These terms and conditions are governed by the laws of the British Columbia and the laws of Canada. 

Liability Disclaimer 

The North Vancouver Community Arts Council (North Van Arts), operator of the North Van City Mosaic,  does not make any representations of the persons, organizations, associations and businesses whop  submit to the website, nor does North Van Arts endorse or recommend any of the products, events or  services these persons, organizations, associations and businesses provide. All information is provided  “as is” without any warranty of any kind. 

Subject to the foregoing, you use this website at your own risk, and in no event shall North Van Arts be  liable for any direct, indirect, punitive, incidental, special, or consequential losses or damages or any loss  of income, profits, goodwill, data, contracts, use of money, or loss or damages arising from or connected  in any way to business interruption of any type arising out of, or in any way connected with, your access  to, display of, or use of, this website or with the delay or inability to access, display or use this website  (including, but not limited to, any computer viruses, information, software, linked sites, products, and  services obtained through this website; or otherwise arising out of the access to, display of or use of this  website) whether based on a theory of negligence, contract, tort, strict liability, or otherwise, and even if  North Van Arts has been advised of the possibility of such damages. 

If North Van Arts is found liable for any loss or damage that arises out of, or is any way connected with,  your use of this website or its services, then North Van Arts’ liability will in no event exceed, in the  aggregate, One Hundred Dollars (CAD $100.00). The limitation of liability reflects the allocation risk  between the parties. 

Links to Third-Party Websites 

The North Van City Mosaic contains hyperlinks to websites operated by parties other than North  Vancouver Community Arts Council (North Van Arts). Such hyperlinks are provided for your reference  only. North Van Arts does not control such websites and is not responsible for their contents or the  privacy or other practices of such websites. Further, it is up to you to take precautions to ensure that  whatever links you select or software you download (whether from this website or other websites) is  free of such items as viruses, worms, trojan horses, defects and other items of a destructive nature. Our  inclusion of hyperlinks to such websites does not imply any endorsement of the material in such  websites or any association with their operators. 

Value Statement 

The North Van City Mosaic is a program of North Vancouver Community Arts Council (North Van Arts).  North Van Arts upholds core values in human rights and freedom of expression, and recognizes that arts  and culture have a pivotal role in progressing positive social change. North Van Arts celebrates the  diversity and inclusion of all people in the City of North Vancouver regardless of age, ability, ethnicity,  faith, sexual orientation, gender identity and economic access. 

North Van Arts, in partnership with the City of North Vancouver, Family Services, North Shore  Neighbourhood House, North Vancouver School District and United Way, foster artistic expression,  while building resiliency, connection, and hope. The North Van City Mosaic exists to support and 

strengthen the City of North Vancouver’s social resiliency and connectivity during and beyond the  ongoing COVID-19 response and recovery. North Van Arts reserves the right to refuse, and/or remove,  submissions that may be found to cause harm, present hate speech, and/or promote discrimination. If  the situation arises where a submission is found to be in conflict with these values, North Van Arts is  open to feedback, and hopes to resolve any issues through constructive dialogue, moving towards  positive understanding. This being said, North Van Arts reserves the right for final approval of all  content presented in the North Van City Mosaic. 


The images, text, documentation, image files, illustrations, audio and video clips, designs, icons, software  and all other content on the North Van City Mosaic are protected by Canadian and international  copyright laws. North Van Arts (North Vancouver Community Arts Council or NVCAC) retains all rights,  including copyright, in data, images, text and any other information contained in and on the website. The  content on the website may be covered by other restrictions as well, including copyright and other  proprietary rights held by third parties other than, and in addition to, the NVCAC. The NVCAC has taken  all reasonable efforts to ensure that materials reproduced on the North Van City Mosaic are used with  the full consent of these parties. The NVCAC expressly prohibits the copying of any protected content on  the website, except for purposes of fair dealing, as described by the Canadian Copyright Act, and as  described below. 

Permitted Uses: Fair Dealing 

Fair dealing of copyrighted material includes non-commercial, educational and personal use, such as  teaching, scholarship, research, criticism, commentary, and news reporting. By downloading, printing or  otherwise using text, images, files from the website, users agree that they will limit their use of such files to fair dealing, and will not violate the NVCAC’s or any other party’s proprietary rights. Content used in  this way must retain any associated copyright or other proprietary notices, and shall acknowledge its  source. The source citation should include the North Van City Mosaic URL: www.northvancitymosaic.ca.  Digital manipulation or other modification of any of the content on the North Van City Mosaic is  expressly prohibited. All other uses other than provided for in this Notice are expressly prohibited  without the express written consent of the North Vancouver Community Arts Council and, if applicable,  any additional third-party copyright holders.