Terms of Use

If you use this website, you agree to the following Terms of Use. If you do not agree with these Terms of Use, you must leave this website immediately.

Links to external sites

Links to external websites posted on the DVBIA’s website contain information created, published, maintained, or otherwise posted by institutions or organizations independent of the DVBIA. The DVBIA does not endorse, approve, certify, or control external websites and does not guarantee the accuracy, completeness, efficiency, timeliness or correctness of the information located at the sites. Reference to any specific commercial product, process or service by trade name, trademark, service mark, manufacturer or otherwise does not constitute or imply endorsement, recommendation or favouring by the DVBIA.


You may not link to this Site unless you comply with these linking conditions. The DVBIA now grants you a limited, revocable, nonexclusive right to create a hyperlink to this Site (“Link“), provided you comply at all times with the following conditions:

  • The Link must resolve to a valid DVBIA page at this Site or to a page to which the DVBIA links as an extension of a task on a page, such as a third-party site that provides a service to the DVBIA, such as displaying maps, aggregating social media content, or displaying schedules.
  • The text of the Link must read either “Downtown Vancouver BIA”, “DVBIA” or “downtownvancouver.net”. You may not use any DVBIA logo or graphic, or any other DVBIA trademark, as part of the Link without express written permission; and
  • The Link and surrounding context on the linking site must not: (a) falsely represent or misrepresent any relationship between the linking site and the DVBIA, including suggestions of affiliation, endorsement, or sponsorship; (b) portray the DVBIA or its affiliates, or their products or services, in a false, misleading, derogatory, or otherwise offensive manner; or (c) deliver the Materials in a framed environment or alter the layout, content, look, or feel of the Site.

If you have created a Link that conforms to these Linking Conditions, then you also may include one or more Links to any internal or subsidiary page of this Site that is located one or several levels down from the homepages (known as “deep links”), provided, however, that all such deep links must be in close physical proximity to the Link that conforms to the Linking Conditions. You may not maintain numerous or pervasive Links to this Site.


Certain parts of this Site or third-party sites that provide a service to the DVBIA may be protected by passwords or require a login. You agree to provide the DVBIA with current, complete, and accurate information about you as prompted by the applicable registration process and agree to regularly update this information to maintain its completeness and accuracy. You agree to use this Site to access only those accounts on which you are authorized to act, and you agree to use your own user names, logins, passwords, and security questions and answers when accessing accounts on which you are authorized to act. You agree not to obtain or attempt to obtain unauthorized access to such parts of, or features on, this Site, or to any other protected Materials or information, through any means not intentionally made available to you by the DVBIA.

You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of any account information, user names, logins, passwords, and security questions and answers that you use to access any page or feature on this Site, and for logging off of your account and any protected areas of the Site. Further, you are fully responsible for all activities occurring under your accounts, user names, logins, passwords, and security questions and answers that result from your negligence, carelessness, misconduct, or failure to use or maintain appropriate security measures. If you become aware of any suspicious or unauthorized conduct concerning your accounts, user names, logins, passwords, or security questions and answers, you agree to contact the DVBIA registration. The DVBIA will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with this paragraph.

Services provided to you through this Site may involve the electronic transmission, including via any email address you provide to us, of information that you may consider to be personal financial information or promotional and informational materials, and you consent to such transmission and assume all risks associated with this method of transmission.


Data and other materials appearing on this Site that are provided by third parties are believed by the DVBIA to be obtained from reliable sources, but the DVBIA cannot guarantee and is not responsible for their accuracy, timeliness, completeness, or suitability for use. The DVBIA is not responsible for, and does not prepare, edit, or endorse, the content, advertising, products, or other content on or available from any website owned or operated by a third party that is linked to this Site via hyperlink. The fact that the DVBIA has provided a link to a third party’s website does not constitute an implicit or explicit endorsement, authorization, sponsorship, or affiliation by the DVBIA with respect to such website, its owners, providers, or services. You will use any such third-party content at your own risk and you agree that the DVBIA is not liable for any loss or damage that you may suffer by using third-party websites or their content.


All content on this Site is presented only as of the date published or indicated, and may be superseded by subsequent events or for other reasons. In addition, you are responsible for setting the cache settings on your browser to ensure you are receiving the most recent data.


The rights granted to you here terminate immediately on any violation by you of these Terms of Use. The DVBIA, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to temporarily or permanently terminate your access to and use of this Site at any time and for any reason whatsoever, without notice or liability. The DVBIA will not be liable to you or any third party for any termination of your access to or use of this Site.