Terms of Use


  • The use of this website is governed by this Terms of Use Agreement and the BCAK Privacy Policy.
  • Users also agree to any and all modifications, alterations, and updates of the Terms of Use (which become effective upon being posted on the Site) as they may occur from time to time.

Warning and Disclaimer

The information on this Site is provided solely for members of British Columbia Association of Kinesiologists (further referred to as the “BCAK”), aspiring members, healthcare professionals, government, and the public. The information is provided without warranty, express or implied, as to its accuracy, completeness or reliability. You use this website and the information at your own risk. All implied warranties, including, without limitation, implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement, are hereby expressly disclaimed.

Under no circumstances will BCAK be liable to any person or business entity for any direct, indirect, special, incidental, consequential, or other injury or damages based on any use of this Site or any other website to which this Site is linked, including, without limitation, any lost profits, business interruption, or loss of programs or information, even if BCAK has been specifically advised of the possibility of such injury or damages.

Copyrights, Trademarks and Service Marks

Unless otherwise noted, all content and other materials on this Site are protected as the copyrights, trade dress, trademarks and/or other intellectual property rights, owned by BCAK, or by other parties that have licensed or authorized their material use to BCAK. Any unauthorized use of the content of this Site may violate copyright, trademark, and other laws, in addition to being a material breach of these Terms of Use.

Website Use/Restrictions

User/Member login: You are responsible to protect your ID and password and are made aware that you assume any and all liability for illegal access gained through the use of your ID and password. If your ID and password are compromised you should report it immediately to the BCAK office by telephone or email and if possible change your password to protect against future compromise.
Prohibited use: You are prohibited from posting or transmitting harmful or illegal content, interfering with or compromising the website’s operation, attempting to hack or gain illegal entry into password protected areas of the Site and/or taking any actions that will create an unreasonably large load on the Site’s infrastructure that may disable or disrupt the normal operation of the Site.

Links to Third Party Web Sites This Site may provide links to other third party web sites or resources. Such links to third party web sites on this Site are provided solely as a convenience to you, and do not constitute or imply an endorsement, sponsorship or recommendation of, or affiliation with the third party or its products and services. BCAK has not reviewed all third party sites, nor does it control or is it any way responsible for any of these sites or their content. Thus, BCAK makes no representations whatsoever about any other web site, which you may access through this Site, or any information, products or materials, found there, or any information that may be obtained in using them.

If you decide to access any of the third party sites linked to this Site, you acknowledge and agree that BCAK is not responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources and is not responsible or liable for any content, advertising, products, services or other materials on or available from such sites or resources. It is up to you to take precautions to ensure that whatever you select for your use is free of objects such as viruses, worms, Trojan horses and other items of a destructive nature, and you do so entirely at your own risk. Accordingly, you agree that BCAK shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such third-party materials, content, products or services available on or through any such website or resource

Details on the Use of Cookies and Web Beacons

We may use cookies to help you personalize your online experience. Cookies are identifiers that are transferred to your computer's hard drive through your Web browser to enable our systems to recognize your browser. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize the Site's pages, or register with any of our Site's services, a cookie enables us to recall your specific information on subsequent visits.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies by modifying your Web browser; however, if you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the site.

A web beacon is a transparent image file used to monitor your journey around a single website or collection of sites. They are also referred to as web bugs and are commonly used by sites that hire third-party services to monitor traffic. They may be used in association with cookies to understand how visitors interact with the pages and content on the pages of a web site. Browsers can be set to accept or reject cookies or notify you when a cookie is being sent. Privacy software can be used to override web beacons. Taking either of these actions shouldn't cause a problem with our site, if you should so choose.

Acceptance of Terms

You hereby acknowledge that you have read and agree to be bound by these Terms and to comply with all applicable laws and regulations. You further agree to comply with all local laws, regulations and rules regarding online conduct and acceptable Content. You represent you are of the age of majority and have the legal authority to accept these Terms on behalf of yourself or any party you represent. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THESE TERMS, DO NOT USE THE SITE.

Social Media Usage Policy

The British Columbia Association of Kinesiologists (BCAK) is pleased to offer social networking pages (Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn) as avenues for open discussion, networking, and information sharing between association members, industry professionals, and/or members of the public.

By using these pages, you are agreeing to comply with BCAK social networking usage guidelines.

This space is for member and/or public usage; all persons posting videos, comments and links on any of the BCAK platform pages acknowledge that these are publicly visible, and may be copied, shared or otherwise reproduced, and the BCAK accepts no liability for reposting, misuse or abuse of posted materials by other persons accessing any of the platforms.

BCAK will to the best of its ability monitor its social media pages and remove inappropriate content without notice, and at the its sole discretion of its moderator(s) or board of directors. Inappropriate content includes but is not limited to:

  • Offensive language and/or content
  • Hateful or discriminatory messaging
  • Unsolicited advertising/event/job postings
  • Off-topic or irrelevant content

*Any content that appears to be in breach of federal or provincial Human rights legislation, privacy legislation or any other act of law may be reported to the appropriate authorities.

Content shared is for informational purposes only and may be of value to BCAK members or members of the public. Articles, videos, images, and other media are shared based on topic relevancy to encourage constructive discussion on a topic without the necessity to agree or disagree with the views or opinions expressed and as such, do not necessarily represent the views and opinions of the association and the BCAK accepts no responsibility for the opinions contained within.

Videos, comments, links, and images posted by the BCAK moderator, any other person or group other than by Resolution of the Board of Directors, do not represent the official views and opinions of the organization, and as such the BCAK accepts no liability for the content posted on the page.

Paid job and event postings accepted by the BCAK and made through the Site may receive a complimentary social media posting of the related job or event announcement at the discretion of the BCAK.

If you have any questions or concerns about our social media sites, please contact the BCAK administrative office.

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