Updated February 2017
1. Disclaimer of Medical Information
The information on this website contains general information relating to various medical and mental health conditions and their treatment. Such information is provided for information purposes, is not exhaustive and is not intended to be a substitute for advice provided by a doctor or other qualified healthcare professional. Reliance on any information on this website is solely at your own responsibility and should not be considered as professional medical or mental health advice. You should not use information on this site to diagnose or treat a medical or mental health problem or disorder without consulting personally with a qualified healthcare professional.
Always confirm the information on this website with a healthcare professional, including with respect to any medical or mental health conditions you believe may be relevant to you or to someone else. Never disregard professional medical or mental health advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website. Always consult with a healthcare professional before embarking on any new treatment.
If you have a medical or mental health emergency, call a health care professional or go directly to your nearest emergency room. Under no circumstances should you attempt self-treatment based on anything you have seen or read on this website.
2. Disclaimers of Liability and Warranties
THE CTCOCD AND ITS AFFILIATES, PARTNERS, LICENSORS, AGENTS, CONTENT PROVIDERS, SUPPLIERS, SERVICE PROVIDERS, EMPLOYEES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS AND REPRESENTATIVES (COLLECTIVELY, “CTCOCD REPRESENTATIVES ”), SHALL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, FOR ANY DAMAGES, LOSS, OR PERSONAL INJURY CAUSED, OR ALLEGED TO BE CAUSED, BY OR IN CONNECTION WITH ANY USE OR RELIANCE ON THE CONTENT OF THIS WEBSITE (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, MATERIALS, INFORMATION, SERVICES, TEXT, GRAPHICS, AND LINKS). NO GUARANTEES, WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS ARE MADE OR IMPLIED REGARDING SUCH CONTENT. AS SUCH, BY USING THIS WEBSITE YOU HEREBY AGREE THAT ACCESS TO AND USE OF THIS WEBSITE AND THE CONTENT OF THIS WEBSITE ARE YOUR OWN RESPONSIBILITY.
THIS WEBSITE AND THE CONTENT OF THIS WEBSITE ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” AND WITHOUT REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. THE CTCOCD AND CTCOCD REPRESENTATIVES MAKE NO, AND ACTIVELY DISCLAIM, ALL SUCH CONDITIONS, WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, AS TO ITS ACCURACY, CURRENCY, OR COMPLETENESS. CTCOCD RESERVES THE RIGHT, IN ITS SOLE DISCRETION TO MAKE, TERMINATE, CHANGE, SUSPEND OR DISCONTINUE, AT ANY TIME, WITHOUT NOTICE OR LIABILITY, AND FOR ANY REASON WHATSOEVER, ANY ASPECT OF THIS WEBSITE. THESE LIMITATIONS SHALL APPLY NOTWITHSTANDING ANY FUNDAMENTAL BREACH OR FAILURE OF ESSENTIAL PURPOSE OF ANY LIMITED REMEDY.
3. Content and Third Party Content.
The opinions and statements made on this website do not necessarily represent the official opinion of the CTCOCD. The CTCOCD reserves the right to remove any content on this website, including third party content that may infringe the intellectual property rights of others.
This website may contain third party content (including articles) and links to and from other websites. However, this website neither endorses nor has any responsibility for third party content or the providers of such links. Without limitation, neither the CTCOCD nor CTCOCD Representatives have any responsibility or liability for, and do not recommend or endorse, any third party information, brand, or services that may be available on this website. You are solely responsible for following these links or for any use of third party content.
The CTCOCD reserves the right to prohibit or refuse to accept any link to this website at any time and may remove a link without notice. You agree to remove any link to this website you may have acquired or stored upon the request of the CTCOCD.
4. Intellectual Property
All content of this website is the property of the CTCOCD, or used under license by the CTCOCD, and is subject to copyright protection. The CTCOCD does not waive any of its proprietary rights to the content of this website. The CTCOCD grants you a non-exclusive, non-transferable, non-sublicensable, revocable, limited license to display and electronically copy, download and print hard copy, for non-commercial use only, documents or pages published by the CTCOCD on this website, provided that any copy of these documents or pages which you make shall retain all copyright or proprietary notices and any disclaimers contained herein. Any other use of content on this website without prior written permission of the CTCOCD, is prohibited. The availability of any content through this website shall under no circumstance constitute a transfer of any copyrights, trade-marks or other intellectual property rights of the CTCOCD to any website user or any third party. This website and the content of this website are protected by Canadian and international copyright laws, both as individual works and as a compilation.
Certain names, graphics, logos, icons, designs, words, titles and phrases displayed on this website are registered and unregistered trade-marks, trade names, and trade dress of the CTCOCD or of third parties (collectively, “Trade-marks”). Use of the Trade-marks displayed on this website, or any other content of this website, except as provided herein, is strictly prohibited. Nothing contained on this website should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any license or right to use any Trade-mark displayed on this website without the written permission of the CTCOCD or such third party that may own the Trade-marks displayed at this website. The CTCOCD logo was created with: http://logomakr.com
Please be advised that the CTCOCD will enforce its intellectual property rights to the fullest extent.
Specific requests to the CTCOCD for information about specialty services and/or communication of personal information that contain identifying information will be treated as strictly confidential and will not be communicated by the CTCOCD or its representatives to any third parties without your written consent as determined by law.
The CTCOCD and its service providers will rely on the information you provide. You will be responsible for any and all loss, damage, or additional costs that you, the CTCOCD or its service providers or others may incur as a result of your submission via this website of any false information.
The CTCOCD retains the discretion to determine whether or not to post on this website any materials or content (including, but not limited to, articles and scholarly publications) that you may submit for posting on this website and retains the right to require that you consent in writing and/or grant a license for the CTCOCD to use such materials or content on this website on such reasonable terms as may be satisfactory to the CTCOCD.
If you send us a message about a proposed idea or suggestion about the website and/or the CTCOCD such communication will be treated as non-proprietary and non-confidential. The CTCOCD shall be free to use the content of any such communication, at the CTCOCD’s sole discretion, without consultation with or consideration or compensation to you and you hereby waive any moral rights that you may have (including any right to be associated with such communication) in favour of the CTCOCD in connection with the use by the CTCOCD of such communication.
6. Prohibited Uses
You may not, nor may you allow others to, directly or indirectly, and in each case as applicable:
(a) print or copy any of the HTML or other computer software that is accessible from this website;
(b) without the written permission of the CTCOCD, “mirror” any content of this website on any other server;
(c) use this website in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, impair, interfere with the security of, negatively affect the functioning of, or otherwise abuse, this website or any services, system resources, accounts, servers, networks, affiliated or linked sites, connected to or accessible through this website;
(e) use or attempt to use another’s information in connection with this website, create impersonate any person or entity, or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with any person or entity, or attempt to obtain unauthorized access to this website or portions of this website that are restricted from general access;
(f) disrupt or interfere with any other person’s use or enjoyment of this website or affiliated or linked sites, or any services thereof; or
(g) transmit any content that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, libelous, obscene, or tortious, or that infringes or violates any third party’s rights (including intellectual property, trade secrets and privacy rights) or that could constitute a criminal offence, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any applicable law.
8. Applicable Law
The information provided by the CTCOCD is intended for use by residents of Canada. The CTCOCD makes no representation or warranty that the information on this website is appropriate or available for use in other countries, and access to it from countries where the content of this website is illegal is prohibited. You are solely responsible for choosing to access this website from other countries and are solely responsible for compliance with applicable local laws.
9. Termination of this Agreement
For greater certainty, this agreement will terminate immediately upon your ending each of your sessions with this website.
The CTCOCD or its service providers may at any time and for any reason, and in their sole discretion, immediately suspend or terminate your authorization to use this website.