Terms & conditions
Part 1: Community
1. Covid-19 Policy
The Curiko Community is following health guidelines set out by BC’s Restart Plan and is committed to ensuring that experiences remain delightful and safe for everyone.
Proof of vaccination will be required for all community members participating in in-person experiences.
For in-person experiences: Please conduct a health check before going to any in-person experiences. If you are feeling unwell or have symptoms such as a fever, cough, loss of smell or taste, please stay home and seek medical assistance. Ensure you have not travelled in the 14 days leading up to your in-person experience. Maintain physical distance when possible. Wear a mask. Current health guidelines mandates mask wearing for everyone aged 5 years old and up in public indoor spaces.
2. My participation and use of the Curiko are at my own responsibility & risk
The experiences I receive through Curiko come with no guarantees, expressed or implied. Curiko makes no guarantee that experiences will match or meet my needs. I have the sole right and responsibility to figure out whether and when to offer, or participate in experiences. Curiko is brought to you by the “Partner Organizations”: Burnaby Association for Community Inclusion, posAbilities, Kinsight, and InWithForward. Curiko is not an agent of the Partner Organizations, or of any other party or person. Staff or volunteers from Partner Organizations will not be held responsible, or assume any liability for any claims, damages or other occurrences which may arise from provision or receipt of experiences through Curiko. Any agreement for experiences shall be made solely and between people who attend experiences and Hosts. I understand and agree that Curiko does not and cannot control, endorse, or guarantee the quality or character of any participant or Host—even though Curiko conducts a criminal background check on Community Members. I agree that Curiko (operated the Partner Organizations) is not responsible for the actions of any participant or Curiko. I understand and agree that I assume all risk and obligation for relying upon the quality, accuracy, reliability, honesty, and trustworthiness of other Hosts and participants.
3. Experiences are voluntary (not paid)
All experiences that I offer, or participate in as a Curiko Member are on a voluntary basis. I agree not to request, or expect to receive or give, any money for any experiences, except for related material fees (e.g. kitchen ingredients, art supplies, entry fees etc.) that have been stated and agreed upon in advance.
4. I won’t use Curiko to do anything bad
I will not use Curiko to violate any applicable law or regulation, or to threaten, stalk, harm, harass others, or to discriminate against anyone based on any status protected by law. I also won’t encourage or enable any other individual to do any of the foregoing.
5. I am 18 or older, or I participate with a parent/guardian
I represent and warrant that I am 18 years or older AND have the required power and authority to enter into these Terms and Conditions. Otherwise I will only participate in Curiko with a parent or guardian over the age of 18 who has the power and authority to enter into these Terms and Conditions. In that case, it is my parent or guardian reading this document and consenting to participation on my behalf.
Part 2: Systems & information
Curiko makes use of technology to catalogue and book experiences, and to connect participants and Hosts. The “Curiko System” comprises all digital parts of Curiko, including but not limited to the catalogue, booking system, and messaging. “Collective Content” is the information uploaded to the Curiko Platform by any of the Curiko users.
6. I have read and agree to the Privacy Statement, including the following terms:
A copy of the Privacy Statement for Curiko is made available to me via the Curiko website. I acknowledge that these Privacy Practices govern my access to, and use of all digital parts of Curiko, including but not limited to the catalogue, booking system, and messages (“the Curiko System”).
The Privacy Statement may be updated from time to time. All these changes will be posted on the Curiko website and emailed to all Curiko members. I will read these emails in order to remain current with the policies.
I acknowledge and understand that in order to foster community and to offer and to participate in Experiences that certain personal information that I provide (“the Profile”) will be made available to Curiko members, including Hosts and participants. The Profile will not be made available publicly.
By using Curiko, I consent to the collection, transfer, processing, storage, disclosure and other uses of my personal information described in the Privacy Statement.
I understand that the Curiko Platform will be monitored and evaluated to improve its functionality and the impact of experiences provided by Curiko. I agree that the information I provide during my use of Curiko can be used for monitoring and evaluation purposes. I agree that my information may be published to the public, as long as my identity remains anonymous.
7. I will not misuse the Curiko Platform or any of it’s Content
I will not post, upload, publish, submit or transmit any Content that:
(i) infringes, misappropriates or violates a third party’s patent, copyright, trademark, trade secret, moral rights or other intellectual property rights, or rights of publicity or privacy;
(ii) violates, or encourages any conduct that would violate any applicable law or regulation or would give rise to civil liability;
(iii) is fraudulent, false, misleading or deceptive;
(iv) is defamatory, obscene, pornographic, vulgar or offensive;
(v) promotes discrimination, bigotry, racism, hatred, harassment or harm against any individual or group;
(vi) is violent or threatening or promotes violence or actions that are threatening to any person or entity; or
(vii) promotes illegal or harmful activities or substances.
I will not collect or store any personally identifiable information from Curiko or from other Curiko users without their express permission.
I will not impersonate or misrepresent my affiliation with any person or entity.
I will not use, display, mirror or frame the Curiko website or any individual element within Curiko, any Curiko or agency trademark, logo or other proprietary information, or the layout and design of any page or form contained on a page, without the express written consent of Curiko;
I will not attempt to access or search the Curiko website, or Collective Content, or download Collective Content from Curiko through the use of any engine, software, tool, agent, device or mechanism (including spiders, robots, crawlers, data mining tools or the like) other than the software and/or search agents provided by Curiko or other generally available third party web browsers.
8. I will not try to break or hack the Curiko Platform
I will not access, tamper with, or use non-public areas of the Site or Curiko Community’s computer systems, or the technical delivery systems of Curiko and Curiko Community’s providers.
I will not attempt to probe, scan, or test the vulnerability of any Curiko Community system or network, or breach any security or authentication measures.
I will not avoid, bypass, remove, deactivate, impair, descramble or otherwise circumvent any technological measure implemented by Curiko or Partner Organizations, or any other third party (including another user) to protect the Curiko website, or Collective Content.
I will not attempt to decipher, decompile, disassemble or reverse engineer any of the software used to provide the Site or Collective Content.
I will not interfere with, or attempt to interfere with, the access of any user, host or network, including, without limitation, sending a virus, overloading, flooding, spamming, or mail-bombing the Site, or Curiko.
9. I will not use the Curiko Platform for other purposes than intended
I will not use any meta tags or other hidden text or metadata utilizing a Curiko Community trademark, logo URL or product name without the express written consent of Curiko.
I will not use the Site, Curiko, or Collective Content for any commercial purpose, for the benefit of any third party, or in any manner not permitted by these Terms.
I will not send any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, email, junk mail, spam, chain letters or other form of solicitation.
I will not forge any TCP/IP packet header or any part of the header information in any email or newsgroup posting, or in any way use the Curiko Website, or Collective Content to send altered, deceptive or false source-identifying information.
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