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Terms of Use

Terms of Use

1.0      Preamble

1.1      This website (the “Website”) is controlled and operated by the Union of B.C. Performers (“UBCP”). UBCP is an autonomous branch of the Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television and Radio Artists (“ACTRA”). Please read these terms of use (the “Terms Of Use”) carefully before using this website. By using this website, you signify your agreement with these Terms Of Use. If you do not agree with any of the below Terms Of Use, do not use this website. This Website is being offered to UBCP’s Performer members as a service and to others interested in the activities, policies and news related to UBCP.

1.2      UBCP, ACTRA and its affiliated or related entities, reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to modify, alter or otherwise update these Terms Of Use at any time and you agree to be bound by such modifications, alterations or updates.

1.3      You are using this Website at your own risk. While we attempt to make our best efforts to make this Website a safe, secure and virus-free environment, it is important to recognize that no computer system or online database is completely free from risks of unauthorized intrusions or hacking. We will, of course, promptly deal with all discovered incidences of unauthorized intrusions or hacking, including reporting such incidences to legal authorities if deemed appropriate but we cannot be responsible to you if somehow your use of the Website results in your computer catching a virus or other malware.


2.1      All materials on this site, including, but not limited to images, illustrations, audio clips, and video clips, are protected by intellectual property rights, including copyright, trademark and industrial design, which are owned or controlled by UBCP, ACTRA or by other parties that have implicitly or explicitly licensed their material to UBCP. Material from this Website may not be copied, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted, distributed or redistributed in any way, whether analog or digital. Modification of the materials or re-use of the materials for any other purpose is a violation the aforementioned rights.

3.0      PRIVACY

3.1      Our Privacy Policy is located here and form part of these Terms of Use.

3.2      Users should also be aware that when they voluntarily disclose personal information (e.g., user name, e-mail address, phone number) in Interactive Areas (as that term is hereinafter defined), that information can be collected and used by others and may result in unsolicited messages from other people.


4.1      All linked sites are for your convenience only and you access them at your own risk.


5.1      The materials in the Website are provided “as is” and without warranties of any kind either express or implied. To the fullest extent permissible pursuant to applicable law, we disclaim all warranties, express or implied.

5.2      The material contained within the Website is provided solely for informational and educational purposes. To the extent that the material herein contains policies, official positions, political information, collective agreements and other legal documents, or other information, it is your responsibility, as the user, to ensure that the material you are viewing is up to date, currently applicable, accurate and valid by reference to the original source material. Nothing in this Website is meant to be nor should be construed as the giving of legal, accounting or other professional advice.

5.3      The opinions expressed in any portion of the Website are the opinions of their authors and not necessarily the opinion of UBCP or its management unless expressly stated otherwise. Any information presented in the Website may not under any circumstances be resold or redistributed for compensation of any kind without prior written consent from UBCP or the author and proprietor of such information.

5.4      We do not warrant that the Website will function uninterrupted or error-free, nor that the Website or the server that makes them available are free of viruses or other harmful components. It is important to recognize that no computer system or online database is completely free from risks of unauthorized intrusions or hacking. We will, of course, promptly deal with all discovered incidences of unauthorized intrusions or hacking, including reporting such incidences to legal authorities if deemed appropriate.


6.1      When you submit any notes, message/billboard postings, ideas, suggestions, concepts or other material (altogether the “Submitted Material”) to the Website, you are simultaneously granting a perpetual, cost-free and royalty-free license of that Submitted Material to UBCP, entitling us to use the same for any purpose in any media whether now known or hereafter devised, whether analog or digital, and whether virtual, ephemeral, or static.

6.2      You represent and warrant that you have the right to grant us the license set forth in the preceding paragraph.

6.3      We are not responsible for any material posted on our forums, chat rooms or the like (altogether called the “Interactive Areas”). You agree not submit or otherwise publish through such Interactive Areas any content which:

6.3.1  libels, defames, invades privacy, or is obscene, pornographic, abusive, or threatening;

6.3.2  infringes any intellectual property or other right of any entity or person, including, but not limited to violating anyone’s copyrights, trademarks or industrial designs;

6.3.3  violates any law, statutory or otherwise;

6.3.4  advocates illegal activity; or

6.3.5  advertises or otherwise solicits funds or is a solicitation for goods or services.

(the above altogether referred to as the “Non-Approved Materials”).

6.4      You agree to indemnify UBCP and our officers, directors, employees, agents, distributors and affiliates from and against any and all third party claims, demands, liabilities, costs, or expenses, including reasonable attorney’s fees, resulting from your breach of any of the foregoing representations and warranties or for submitting any Non-Approved Materials into any of the Interactive Areas.


7.1      You are strictly prohibited from posting any threatening or libellous e-mails or material on the Website that would be considered a violation of any law. Notwithstanding anything that may be contained in these Terms of Use or the Privacy Policy, we will fully cooperate with any law enforcement authorities or court orders requesting or directing us to disclose the identity of anyone posting any such e-mails or materials.


8.1      This Website is controlled and operated by UBCP from its offices within the Province of British Columbia, Canada. UBCP makes no representation that materials herein are appropriate or available for use in other locations. Those who choose to access this site from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws, if and to the extent local laws are applicable.

8.2      These Terms of Use shall be governed by, construed and enforced in accordance with the laws of the Province of British Columbia, Canada. Any action you or any third party brings to enforce this agreement or, in connection with, any matters related to this site shall be brought only in the Province of British Columbia, and you expressly consent to the jurisdiction of said courts.

If there are any questions or issues respecting these Terms of Use, please contact us at

If there are any questions or issues respecting these Terms of Use, please contact us at info@ubcp.com.

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