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Internet Liability Statement

Limited Educational Purpose of SD53
School District No. 53 (Okanagan Similkameen), a public education system within the Province of British Columbia, operates an educational web site on the World Wide Web under the name of SD53. The educational purpose of SD53 is limited and includes the use of the system for curriculum delivery, development and implementation, professional development, classroom instructional activities, information literacy programs, student career programs, and limited high-quality self-discovery activities.

Warranties & Disclaimers
The aim of School District No. 53 is to provide information and electronic resources which are accurate and reliable, however, errors and technical problems may occur or develop. The District makes no warranties or representations of any kind, either express or implied, that the information, functions or services provided by or through SD53 will be error-free or without defect. The District will not be responsible for any loss, damages, or expense arising out of the use of the information contained on the SD53. The district will not be responsible for financial obligations, or loss, damages or expense arising through the unauthorized use of the system.

Third Party Companies & Products
Any reference to third party companies, products or resources on SD53 is for information only and does not constitute an endorsement or recommendation.

Access to Electronic Information Resources
Similar to all learning resources provided within District schools, School District No. 53 has in place a process for reviewing and recommending electronic information resources. In selecting external sites to be placed on the District web site and school web sites, all electronic information resources will be selected consistent with Provincial curriculum guidelines, and district-adopted guidelines and procedures. All electronic information resources should support and enrich the curriculum while taking into account the varied instructional needs, learning styles, abilities and developmental levels of the students.

Links to Other Web Sites
School District No. 53 makes no representations whatsoever about any other web sites which you may access from the SD53 web site. When you access a non-SD53 web site, all users should be aware that these sites are independent from the SD53 web site and School District No. 53 has no control over the content of that web site.