Copyright and Terms of Use Agreement

The original field test version of Biology 20 was developed by Alberta Education in partnership with the following educational jurisdictions under the terms of the Biology-Chemistry-Physics Collaborative Course Development Project:

  • Black Gold Regional Schools: 3rd Floor, 1101 - 5 Street, Nisku, Alberta T9E 7N3

  • Calgary Board of Education: 515 Macleod Trail SE, Calgary, Alberta T2G 2L9

  • Edmonton School District No. 7: One Kingsway Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta T5H 4G9

  • Peace Wapiti School Division No. 76: 8611A - 108 Street, Grande Prairie, Alberta T8V 4C5

  • Pembina Hills Regional Division No. 7: 5310 - 49 Street, Barrhead, Alberta T7N 1P3

  • Red Deer Catholic Regional Division No. 39: Montfort Centre 5210 - 61 Street, Red Deer, Alberta T4N 6N8

  • Rocky View School Division No. 41: 2651 Chinook Winds Drive SW, Airdrie, Alberta T4B 0B4

Biology 20 Field Test Version
Release Date: September 2008
Revised Date: June 2019 

Copyright ©2019, Pembina Hills Regional Division No. 7 (Alberta Distance Learning Centre)

Every effort has been made to comply with Canadian copyright law in acknowledging the original source of any third-party content. If cases are identified where this effort has been unsuccessful, please notify Alberta Distance Learning Centre so appropriate action can be taken.

Users of this Resource are subject to the following Terms of Use Agreement.


Terms of Use Agreement

NOTICE TO USER: This Terms of Use Agreement is a complete and legal Agreement between You and Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Alberta as represented by the Minister of Education and the partners in this project (the "Minister") regarding the use of the field test version of Biology 20 (this "Resource"). By using this Resource, You accept all the conditions of this Agreement. If You do not agree with the following terms and conditions, do NOT use this Resource and remove all associated files from your system.

In return for the right to use this Resource, You agree as follows:

1. Scope of Use

This Resource is licensed, not sold, to You by the Minister for use on single workstations and/or on a computer network in an Alberta school jurisdiction.

A "computer network" is any combination of two or more terminals electronically linked and capable of sharing the use of a single electronic resource.

To "use" the Resource is to load included files into either temporary (e.g., RAM) or permanent (e.g., hard disk, CD-ROM) memory of a computer.


2. Permitted Uses

You may:

  • reproduce this Resource "As Is" for unlimited, non-profit use within your school jurisdiction provided You include the accompanying Copyright notice, this Agreement, and all other proprietary notices contained in the original Resource.
  • include portions of this resource, "as is" or modified in your own electronic or printed lesson materials. Only material owned by the Minister may be altered. Third-party content, which is acknowledged by a credit to the source, must be used "as is" in the context in which it has been placed. It may not be altered or repurposed for use in another resource without permission from the original rights holder.

3. Modified Works

You agree to notify the Minister by regular mail or by e-mail of any changes You make to the Resource and, where possible, to provide a copy of the modified work.

4. Restrictions

You may not, without written permission from Alberta Distance Learning Centre:

  • do anything with this Resource that is not expressly permitted in this Agreement.
  • decompile, disassemble, reverse engineer, or otherwise attempt to derive its source code.
  • remove or obscure copyright or trademark notices, except as allowed in creating a derivative.
  • sell, rent, lease, or sublicense this Resource and any derivative works produced from it.

It is illegal to reproduce, modify, translate, loan, distribute, sublicense, sell, rent, or lease this Resource in connection with a for-profit venture without written permission from the Minister.

For permissions, enquiries, or modification submissions, contact:

Distributed Learning Resources Branch
Alberta Education
Box 4000
Barrhead, Alberta T7N 1P4.

Phone: (780) 674-5350
For toll-free access within Alberta, first dial 310-0000.

Fax: (780) 674-6561


5. Assignment

Rights granted under the terms of this Agreement are non-exclusive and non-transferable. This Agreement does not grant You any right (whether by licence, by ownership, or otherwise) in or to intellectual property with respect to this Resource.

6. Term

This Agreement is effective until the final print and digital version of this Resource is launched in September of 2008. It may automatically terminate sooner, without notice to You, if You fail to comply with any of the terms. Should that happen, You must, upon termination, destroy all copies of the Resource and any related documentation. When this Agreement expires, You must remove all associated files from your system.

7. Warranty

The Minister provides this Resource "As Is" and specifically does not warrant that this Resource will operate uninterrupted or error free.  The Minister makes no warranties express or implied arising from Your use of the Resource and the Minister expressly excludes any and all warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement of third-party rights.

8. Limit of Liability and Hold Harmless

Under no circumstances will the Minister be Liable to You for any consequential or incidental damages arising from your use of this Resource, including lost profits or lost savings, or for any claim by any party. You agree to hold harmless the Minister from any and all third-party claims, demands, or actions for which You are legally responsible, including those arising out of negligence or willful acts by you or by others under Your control.

9. Governing Law

The laws of the Province of Alberta shall govern this Agreement.

10. Internet Disclaimer

External Internet site listings in this Resource are provided as an added source of information on an "As Is" basis and without warranty of any kind. Alberta Education is not responsible for the content on external sites nor do URL listings in this Resource constitute or imply an endorsement of the site's content. The Crown, its agents, employees, or contractors will not be liable to You for any direct or indirect damages arising from Your use of any of these sites.

Exploring the electronic information superhighway can be educational and entertaining. However, be aware that these computer networks may not be censored. Students may unintentionally or purposely find offensive or inappropriate articles on the Internet. Since information sources are not always cited, students should be encouraged to confirm facts with a second source.

REV 15 July 2016