Terms & Conditions
Welcome and thank you for visiting the Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia (LTSA) website. If you are accessing myLTSA through this website, your myLTSA Customer Agreement applies to and governs any myLTSA transactions.
Our Website Terms and Conditions of Use
The LTSA provides this website to you subject to the following terms and conditions, which may be amended by the LTSA from time to time without notice. Your use of this website constitutes acceptance of these terms and conditions. The use of the word “our” in these terms and conditions refers to the LTSA.
This website, its organization and design, and all information, images, artwork, text, video, audio, pictures, apps, applets, programs, data and any other materials on this website (together, “Content”) and any services available via this website (“Services”) are provided on an “as is” basis. Save for Surveyor General Forms, Surveyor General Practice Bulletins, Land Title Forms, Land Title Practice Bulletins and Notes, and Director of Land Titles Directions, the Content, the Services and the website may not be accurate, complete or current. The LTSA expressly disclaims all representations, warranties, guarantees and assurances of any kind, express or implied, in relation to the Content, the Services or the operation of this website, including but not limited to any warranties of merchantability, title, quality, non-infringement of third-party rights, or fitness for a particular purpose or any purpose. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the LTSA does not provide any warranty, promise, representation, guarantee or assurance that the Content, the Services or the website will be error free, uninterrupted or free from loss, corruption, attack, viruses, interference, hacking or other security intrusion.
In addition, you acknowledge and agree that the display, presentation or provision of information in ParcelMap BC or via any other part of the website or the Services is not authoritative and is not intended to replace confirmation with authoritative sources and the due diligence of a professional.
You are responsible for your own internal systems, including hardware, software, network infrastructure, communications systems, internet access and any ancillary services needed to access and use the website, the Content or the Services. The LTSA is not responsible for any system compatibility issues.
Restrictions on Use
You agree that you will not do any of the following:
- transmit, disseminate or upload to, on or through the website or the Services any harassing, libelous, abusive, threatening, obscene, defamatory, embarrassing, distressing, annoying, unlawful, tortious, harmful, vulgar, racially or ethnically offensive, hateful or otherwise objectionable materials
- access the Content or the Services for the purposes of redistributing any of the Content or Services or for purposes of providing a service bureau, cloud service or any other commercial service;
- access the website, the Content or the Services for the purposes of monitoring availability, performance, or functionality, or for any other benchmarking or competitive purpose; or
- engage in practices such as “screen scraping”, “database scraping” or “automated form filling” to retrieve, test or obtain information generated or processed by or stored through the the Services or the website.
Not Legal Advice
The Content and Services are not legal advice. Do not use or otherwise rely upon any of the Content or Services without first seeking independent legal advice.
Limitation of Liability and Indemnity
The LTSA, its directors, officers, employees, agents and other representatives will not be liable to you or any other party for any damages of any kind including, without limitation, indirect, special, consequential or incidental damages, lost profits, business interruption losses or other damages arising directly or indirectly from your use of this website, the Content or the Services.
You will save and hold harmless the LTSA and its directors, officers, employees, agents and other representatives against any and all liabilities, losses, claims, damages, actions, causes of action, costs and expenses that any person may sustain, incur, suffer, or be put to by reason of any use by or on behalf of you of this website, the Content or the Services.
Copyright and Proprietary Rights
The website contains proprietary information and material that is owned or controlled by the LTSA, its subsidiaries, affiliates and/or licensors, and is protected by applicable intellectual property and other laws, including but not limited to copyright and trademarks. Without limiting the foregoing, the Content and the Services are protected under applicable copyright, trademark and other proprietary (including but not limited to intellectual property) rights. You acknowledge and agree that you will not use such proprietary information, materials or Content in any way except for use of the Services and website in compliance with these terms and conditions. All rights in the website, the Content and the Services are reserved worldwide and the copying, redistribution, use or publication by you of any of same beyond the scope of the limited license hereunder is strictly prohibited. The website contains trademarks, service marks, logos, icons and trade names that are the property of the LTSA, or such other party as is indicated with respect to that trademark, service mark, logo, icon, or trade name (collectively, “Trademarks”). No license is granted to any such Trademarks. You will not remove any proprietary notices marked on, contained within or accompanying any Content or Services.
Limited Right to Use
You may view, download and print the information made available as Content via the Services for your personal, non-commercial viewing, but you may not otherwise copy, reproduce, republish, post, transmit, display, alter, sell, offer, market, rent, lease, lend, frame in another web page, perform, distribute, modify or create derivative works from the website, the Content or the Services without our prior written approval. You must also not use the website, Content or the Services to collect, use or disclose any personal information except in compliance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act or to obtain names, addresses or telephone numbers for solicitation purposes, whether the solicitations are made by telephone, mail or any other means or to harass an individual or an entity.
The LTSA respects your personal privacy. You may use this website without providing any personal information about yourself to us. If we ask you to provide us with any personal information, we will tell you the purposes for which we are collecting the information and will only use and disclose that information for those purposes. The LTSA will manage such information in compliance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and the LTSA’s Personal Information Protection Policy, which policy is posted on our governance page and includes the contact information of the person in the LTSA who can answer questions about the collection of such information. View our Website Privacy Statement.
All links to third-party sites are provided for your convenience only; they are not an endorsement or referral by the LTSA, the LTSA does not control these sites and does not assume any responsibility or liability for any communications or materials available at those linked sites. If you wish to provide a link to our website from your website, you may only link to our home page at www.ltsa.ca, without deleting any frames, structure or any other elements of how our home page is presented and displayed through normal use. You may not use any LTSA trademarks, icons or logos on your website without our express written consent, and you may not, without our permission, use the link to suggest that the LTSA sponsors, endorses, approves of, or is affiliated with, you or your website.
The following information may be collected to assist us with improving our website:
• The pages accessed on our site and links you clicked on;
• The date and time you visited the site;
• The referring site (if any) through which you arrived at this site;
• Your operating system (e.g. Windows, Mac OS); and
• The type of web browser you use (e.g. Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox).
We do not use IP addresses to identify individuals. Our web analytics will also respect any “do not track” setting you might have set on your browser.
Our website may use session cookies which are stored in temporary memory and are not retained after you sign out or close the browser session.
The LTSA may at any time suspend the operation of this website, the Services or all or any of the Content for any period of time without any prior notice, whether for the purposes of website updating and upgrading or system maintenance or otherwise. This site, the Services and the Content may be modified, deleted, edited or withdrawn by the LTSA at its absolute discretion and at any time without prior notice.
Jurisdiction, Governing Law and Severability
These terms and conditions, your access to and use of this website and the Services, and any claims made at law or in equity against the LTSA, its directors, officers, employees, agents and other representatives, arising out of such access or use or otherwise, will be governed by and construed and interpreted in accordance with the laws of British Columbia (without regard to conflict of law principles) and any legal proceedings will be brought solely in the courts of the Province of British Columbia.
Should any part of these terms and conditions or the application thereof to any person or circumstances be held invalid or unenforceable, that portion will be modified so as to be enforced to the fullest extent permitted at law and the remaining portions will not be affected and each part of these terms and conditions will be separately valid and enforceable to the fullest extent permitted by law.
If there is any conflict between this agreement and any other written agreement between you or your business and the LTSA, the latter agreement will prevail.
The LTSA may amend these terms and conditions at any time without notice. Accordingly, you should periodically re-visit these terms and conditions to review the then current terms and conditions governing your use of this website.
LTSA’s failure to enforce or insist upon strict compliance with any provision of these terms and conditions will not be deemed a waiver of such provision nor of the right to enforce such provision.