Limitation of Liability
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
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.