Disclaimer

It is important that you read all the following terms and conditions carefully.

This Terms of Use Agreement (“Agreement”) is a legal agreement between you and the owner and operator (“Owner”) of this Website (the “Website”). It states the terms and conditions under which you may access and use the Website and all written and other materials displayed or made available through the Website, including, without limitation, articles, text, photographs, images, illustrations, audio clips, video clips, computer software and code (the “Content”). By accessing and using the Website, you are indicating your acceptance to be bound by the terms and conditions of this Agreement. If you do not accept these terms and conditions, you must not access or use the Website. The Owner may revise this Agreement at any time by updating this posting. Use of the Website after such changes are posted will signify your acceptance of these revised terms. You should visit this page periodically to review this Agreement.

Not medical advice

The information provided on the Website is for informational purposes only and is not professional medical advice, diagnosis, treatment or care, nor is it intended to be a substitute. Therefore always seek the advice of a physician or other qualified health provider properly licensed to practice medicine or general health care in your jurisdiction concerning any questions you may have regarding any information obtained from this Website and any medical condition you believe may be relevant to you or to someone else. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this Website. Always consult with your physician or other qualified health care provider before embarking on a new treatment, diet or fitness program. Information obtained on the Website is not exhaustive and doesn’t cover all diseases, ailments, physical conditions or their treatment.

Medical emergency
Do not use the Website for medical emergencies. If you have a medical emergency, call a physician, qualified health care provider or 911 immediately. Under no circumstances should you attempt self-treatment based on anything you have seen or read on the Website.

No physician-patient relationship

The presentation of information on the Website doesn’t establish a physician-patient relationship between you and the Owner (or any of its physicians) and is not intended as a solicitation of individuals to become patients or clients of the Owner (or any of its physicians).

No endorsements

The Owner doesn’t recommend or endorse any specific brand of products, services, procedures or other information that appears or that may be advertised on the Website.

Disclaimer of warranties

The Website and the Content are provided “AS IS”. While the Owner endeavors to provide information that is correct, accurate, current and timely, the Owner makes no representations, warranties or covenants, express or implied, regarding the Website and the Content including, without limitation, no representation, warranty or covenant that (i) the Content contained in or made available through the Website or any item(s) made available on or through the Website will be of merchantable quality and/or fit for a particular purpose, (ii) the Website or Content will be accurate, complete, current, reliable, timely or suitable for any particular purpose, (iii) that the operation of the Website will be uninterrupted or error-free, (iv) that defects or errors in the Website or the Content, be it human or computer errors, will be corrected, (v) that the Website will be free from viruses or harmful components, and (vi) that communications to or from the Website will be secure and/or not intercepted. You acknowledge and agree that your access and use of the Website and the Content is entirely at your own risk and liability.

Limitation of liability

In no event shall the Owner, its physicians, officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors, and their respective successors and assigns be liable for damages of any kind, including, without limitation, any direct, special, indirect, punitive, incidental or consequential damages including, without limitation, any loss or damages in the nature of, or relating to, lost business, medical injury, personal injury, wrongful death, improper diagnosis, inaccurate information, improper treatment or any other loss incurred in connection with your use, misuse or reliance upon the Website or the Content, or your inability to use the Website, regardless of the cause and whether arising in contract (including fundamental breach), tort (including negligence), or otherwise. The foregoing limitation shall apply even if the Owner knew of or ought to have known of the possibility of such damages. The Owner also expressly disclaims any and all liability for the acts, omissions and conduct of any third-party user of the Website, or any advertiser or sponsor of the Website (“third-party”). Under no circumstances shall the Owner, its physicians, officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors and their respective successors and assigns, be liable for any injury, loss, damage (including direct, special, indirect, punitive, incidental or consequential damages), or expense arising in any manner whatsoever from (i) the acts, omissions or conduct of any third-party, and (ii) any access, use, reliance upon or inability to use any materials, content, goods or services located at, or made available at, any Website linked to or from the Website, regardless of the cause and whether arising in contract (including fundamental breach), tort (including negligence), or otherwise. The foregoing limitation shall apply even if the owner knew of or ought to have known of the possibility of such damages.

Indemnity

You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless the Owner and its physicians, officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors, and their respective successors and assigns, from and against any and all claims, demands, liabilities, costs or expenses whatsoever, including, without limitation, legal fees and disbursements, resulting directly or indirectly from (i) your breach of any of the terms and conditions of this Agreement, (ii) your access to use, misuse, reliance upon or inability to access or use the Website, the Content or any Website to which the Website is or may be linked to from time to time or, (iii) your use of, reliance on, publication, communication, distribution, uploading or downloading of anything (including the Content) on or from the Website.

Linking

The Website contains links to third-party Websites. These links are provided solely as a convenience to you and not as an endorsement by the owner of any third-party Website or the content thereof. Unless expressly stated, the Owner doesn’t operate any third-party Website linked to the Website and is not responsible for the content of any third-party Website, nor does it make any representation, warranty or covenant of any kind regarding any third-party Website including, without limitation, (i) any representation, warranty or covenant regarding the legality, accuracy, reliability, completeness, timeliness or suitability of any content on such third-party Websites, (ii) any representation, warranty or covenant regarding the merchantability and/or fitness for a particular purpose of any third-party Websites or material, content, software, goods or services located at or made available through such third-party Websites, or (iii) any representation, warranty or covenant that the operation of such third-party Websites will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects or errors in such third-party Websites will be corrected, or that such third-party Websites will be free from viruses or other harmful components. While the Owner encourages links to the Website, it doesn’t wish to be linked to or from any third-party Website which contains, posts or transmits any unlawful or indecent information of any kind, including, without limitation (i) any content constituting or encouraging conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any local, state, provincial, national, international law or regulation which may be damaging or detrimental to the activities, operations, credibility or integrity of the Owner, or (ii) any Website which contains, posts or transmits any material or information of any kind which violates or infringes upon the rights of others, including material which is an invasion of privacy or publicity rights, or which is protected by copyright, trademark or other proprietary rights. The Owner reserves the right to prohibit or refuse to accept any link to the Website, including, without limitation, any link which contains or makes available any content or information of the foregoing nature, at any time. You agree to remove any link you may have to the Website upon the request of the owner.

Tools

Any tools or calculators provided on the Website are provided for general and illustrative purposes only. Such tools and/or calculators are not medical advice nor are they intended to be a substitute. Therefore you shouldn’t act or abstain from acting based on any information provided by any such tool or calculator available on this Website.

Security

Any information sent or received over the Internet is generally not secure. The Owner cannot guarantee the security or confidentiality of any communication to or from the Website.

Modification to Website

The Owner reserves the right any time, and from time to time, to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Website (or any part thereof) with or without notice to you. The Owner shall have no liability to you or any third party for any modifications, suspension or discontinuance of the Website or any part thereof.

Use prohibited where contrary to law

Use of this Website is unauthorized in any jurisdiction where the Website or any of the Content may violate any laws or regulations. You agree not to access or use the Website in such jurisdictions. You agree that you are responsible for compliance with all applicable laws or regulations. Any contravention of this provision (or any provision of this Agreement) is entirely at your own risk.

Governing law and jurisdiction

The Website is operated by the Owner from its offices within the Province of Ontario, Canada who is licensed by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario to practice medicine in Ontario. You agree that all matters relating to your access or use of the Website and its Content shall be governed by the laws of the Province or Territory of Ontario and the laws of Canada applicable therein, without regard to conflict of laws principles. You agree and hereby submit to the exclusive and preferential jurisdiction of the courts of the Province of Ontario with respect to all matters relating to your access and use of the Website and the Content as well as any dispute that may arise there from and that the applicable law shall be the law of the Province of Ontario and of Canada.

Waiver

Any consent by the Owner to, or waiver of, a breach of this Agreement, which you have committed, whether express or implied, shall not constitute a consent to, or waiver of any other, different or subsequent breach.

Severability

The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of this Agreement or any covenant contained herein shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision or covenant contained herein and any such invalid provision or covenant shall be deemed severable from the rest of this Agreement.

Notice

Questions or comments regarding the Website should be directed by e-mail to [email protected].

Termination

The Owner may, in its sole discretion, cancel or terminate your right to use the Website, or any part of the Website, at any time without notice. In the event of termination, you are no longer authorized to access the Website, or the part of the Website affected by such cancellation or termination. The restrictions imposed on you with respect to material downloaded from the Website and the disclaimers and limitations of liabilities set forth in this Agreement, shall survive termination of this Agreement. The Owner shall not be liable to any party for such termination.

Entire Agreement

This is the entire Agreement between you and the Owner relating to your access and use of the Website.