Terms of Use


This is the Terms of Use (“Terms”) for The Richmond Sentinel (“Website,” or “The Sentinel”). Please give the rules a thorough read, as using, viewing, or interacting with the services provided here at The Richmond Sentinel will constitute your agreement to these rules. If you disagree with any of the rules, please terminate your use of this website. The Terms will be outlining the terms and conditions of your use of this website.

The Sentinel reserves the right, by our sole discretion, to modify, update, or change these Terms at any time without notice. Using the website and the services provided constitutes your acceptance to any changes made to the Terms. 

In addition to reading the Terms, please read the Privacy Policy, as your use of the website also constitutes your consent to be bound by those terms and conditions.


All content displayed in The Sentinel including material such as, but not limited to, text, images, software, information, photographs, and videos, are protected by the Canadian Copyright Laws, and the Canadian and International Intellectual Property Laws. 

The use of trademarks appearing in the Sentinel without written consent of the trademark owner is strictly prohibited.

If you wish to use content found at the Sentinel for something other than what is permitted above, please contact our Newsroom at marketing@richmondsentinel.ca.


This website is intended for personal, private, and/or non-commercial use unless otherwise specified. No content may be republished, duplicated, copied, cached, uploaded, posted, transmitted, or reproduced in any way.

Material found at The Sentinel may not be used for unlawful purposes or prohibited purposes, to interfere with Sentinel operations, or to harm us or any third party associated with us in any way. Material found at The Sentinel may not be framed, have pop-ups placed, or have anything else added that may otherwise affect the Sentinel’s display of pages and services.

If you believe, in good faith, that your copyrighted work has been reproduced or copied in any way at The Richmond Sentinel, please contact our Newsroom at marketing@richmondsentinel.ca. 

By using this website, you inherently agree not to attempt to gain access to the servers used by the Service Providers by any means. This includes, but is not limited to, accessing administrative material without explicit permission or impersonating an administrator while on the website.

You also acknowledge that the Service Provider does not endorse, encourage, or agree with the opinions, comments, or statements contained on the website. Statements and comments integrated in any information or material posted on the Sentinel are the direct responsibility of the Service Provider or its third-party service providers.

The Service Provider and its third-party service providers make no warranties with respect to any services, products, or merchandise advertised on The Sentinel. Through your use of the Sentinel, you agree that the Service Provider and its third-party service providers are not liable to you, and have no responsibility to you, with respect to the services, products, and merchandise advertised at the Sentinel.

Through your use of The Sentinel, you agree to indemnify the Service Provider, its third-party service providers, and any respective affiliates. This agreement means you will defend and allow the aforementioned agents to be exempt from any claims and liabilities that may arise from your use of The Sentinel, such as, but not limited to, unauthorized use of Sentinel material, or breach of these Terms.

You agree that the laws of the province of British Columbia will govern these Terms and your use of The Sentinel. Federal and Provincial courts will have exclusive authority over any litigation that may arise from these Terms. 

For international users, the Service Provider makes no guarantees that the website or services provided will be accessible outside of Canada. Use of this website or any other Sentinel material from territories that restrict these actions is prohibited. Use of this website and any other Sentinel material or services is done at your own discretion, and any complications that may arise are your responsibility, with compliance to your local laws.


Certain services and related features made available on this website may require registration or subscription. Should you choose to register or subscribe for any such services or related features, you agree to provide accurate and current information about yourself as required by the relevant registration or subscription process, and to promptly update such information as necessary to ensure that it is kept accurate and complete. You agree to be responsible for: (a) maintaining the confidentiality of any passwords or other account identifiers which you choose or are assigned as a result of any registration or subscription on our website, and (b) all activities that occur under such password or account. Further, you agree to notify The Richmond Sentinel of any unauthorized use of your password or account. Richmond Sentinel shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, in any way for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of, or in connection with, your failure to comply with this section.


By uploading or otherwise submitting any materials to us through the website or by other means, you automatically grant (or warrant that the owner of such materials expressly grants) The Richmond Sentinel a world-wide, perpetual, royalty-free, irrevocable and non-exclusive right and license to use, copy, adapt, transmit, communicate, publicly display and perform, distribute and create compilations and derivative works from such submitted materials, for the purposes of publishing and promoting such materials in connection with the website through which the materials were submitted or generated, and for all promotions thereof. Such license shall apply with respect to any form, media, or technology now known or later developed. In addition, you warrant that all “moral rights” in such materials have been waived.

In addition, you automatically grant (or warrant that the owner of such material expressly grants) The Richmond Sentinel a world-wide, perpetual, royalty-free, irrevocable and non-exclusive right and license to televise, broadcast, transmit, exploit, use, communicate, publicly display and perform, distribute and create compilations and derivative works from, such submitted materials in any manner, media or technology, including, but not limited to all forms of television, wireless and online technology, now known or later developed.

Richmond Sentinel cannot be responsible for the content or accuracy of any information and will not be responsible for any reliance or decisions made based on such information. Please note that Richmond Sentinel reserves the right to refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, that, in its sole discretion, are unacceptable, undesirable, or in violation of these Terms and Conditions.



The Richmond Sentinel, and any of our third-party service providers and our respective affiliates, take no warranties or representation about the content at The Sentinel which includes but is not limited to its reliability, accuracy, completeness, or timeliness. The Richmond Sentinel will not be held liable for the truth, completeness, or accuracy of The Sentinel’s content. The Richmond Sentinel also will not be held liable for any errors or omissions in the content of the Sentinel. Any content created by the public and therein any views expressed are solely explicit to the author of the content. Any third-party sites that are accessible through The Sentinel are not endorsements unless explicitly stated. Use of any website or product via The Sentinel and its advertisements therein warranties compliance of the user to accept any and all risks associated with its use. The use of said products or websites that are advertised or accessible through The Richmond Sentinel also warranties compliance to not hold The Richmond Sentinel liable for any and all risks associated.


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