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Terms and Conditions

Date last revised : Oct. 25, 2005

Please read these terms and conditions carefully before using waittimealliance.ca. Members of the Wait Time Alliance reserve the right to modify or otherwise update the Terms and Conditions at any time with or without notice. You should review this link on a regular basis for any such changes. Your continued use of waittimealliance.ca constitutes your acceptance of revisions to the Terms and Conditions.

  1. Copyright and permissions
  2. Disclaimer
  3. Posting conduct
  4. Privacy policy
  5. Linking policy
  6. Trade marks

1. COPYRIGHT AND PERMISSIONS
Copyright Copyright for this Web site is held by members of the Wait Time Alliance (Canadian Medical Association, Canadian Cardiovascular Society, Canadian Orthopaedic Society, Canadian Association of Radiologists, Canadian Association of Radiation Oncologists, Canadian Society of Nuclear Medicine, Canadian Ophthalmological Society “members of the Wait Time Alliance”), 1995-2005. All rights reserved. Copyright for all material found on this Web site is held by members of the Wait Time Alliance. Copyright law gives the owner of an original work - including literary, dramatic, musical and artistic pieces - the sole right to produce or reproduce the work in question, or to permit anyone else to do so. This includes the right to translate, to prepare derivative works based on the copyrighted work, to adapt the work, to distribute copies or to publish online. Individuals who wish to use copyrighted material, in whole or in part, may need to request permission from the copyright owner.

Permissions
Generally, you may reproduce or otherwise use materials found on this Web Site only in accordance with Canadian copyright law and provided that credit is given to the original source. Some exceptions apply. Any other use requires permission of the copyright holder. In the case of photocopying or other reprographic copying, please contact Access Copyright. For any other use, including republishing, redistribution, storage in a retrieval system or posting on another Web Site please complete our form. If your browser does not support forms, please send an email message to the Permissions Coordinator.

You may, for your non-commercial use, reproduce, in whole or in part and in any form or manner, unlimited copies of Wait Time Alliance members Policy Statements provided that credit is given to the original source. Any other use, including republishing, redistribution, storage in a retrieval system or posting on a Web site requires explicit permission from the Wait Time Alliance. Please complete our online form. If your browser does not support forms, please send an email message to the Permissions Coordinator.

2. DISCLAIMER
General
waittimealliance.ca, the Wait Time Alliance Web site, provides information on a range of health and medical topics. The information contained herein is not intended to substitute for the advice of a physician, and you are advised always to consult your doctor for specific information on personal health matters. Unless otherwise specifically indicated, the naming of any organization, product or therapy on this site does not imply endorsement by members of the Wait Time Alliance.

Content found on waittimealliance.ca and Use of waittimealliance.ca
All content found on waittimealliance.ca is provided for information and education purposes. While the members of the Wait Time Alliance make every effort to keep the content on the site as current as possible, no representations, warranties or conditions are given (either express or implied) ) that the web site will be error free or completely accurate at all times. The members of the Wait Time Alliance may correct errors or inaccuracies and change or update information at any time without notice. This web site may contain links to other web sites. Any such other web sites are independent from this web site and the members of the Wait Time Alliance have no control over the contents of such other web sites. The provision of the link does not constitute an endorsement by members of the Wait Time Alliance of the other web site. The members of the Wait Time Alliance are not responsible in any manner for direct, indirect, special or consequential damages howsoever caused arising out of the use of this web site.

This disclaimer of liability applies to any damages or injury caused by any failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, delay in operation or transmission, communication line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorised access to, or alteration of information on this web site.

3. POSTING CONDUCT
You are welcomed to post stories, comments or other similar content ("Content") on this Website so long as the content is not unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, invasive of privacy, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, sexually explicit, profane, hateful, racially, ethnically, or otherwise objectionable material of any kind, including, but not limited to, any material that encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any applicable municipal, provincial, national, or international law, or is otherwise injurious to third parties. You may not post advertisements or solicitations of business.

You may not use a false e-mail address, impersonate any person or entity, or otherwise mislead as to the origin of the content or material. In the interests of transparency, please disclose any interests, financial or otherwise, that you may have in your posting.

By submitting a Content to this Website, you automatically grant waittimealliance.ca a nonexclusive royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable and fully sublicensable right to display, use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, copy, transmit and distribute the Content in whole or in part worldwide and/or to incorporate it in other works in any form, media, or technology now known or hereafter developed for the full term of any copyright that may exist in such Content. You represent and warrant that you have the right to grant the license set out above.

waittimealliance.ca reserves the right, but not the obligation, to monitor and edit or remove any of the Content at any time without notice. Notwithstanding the foregoing, waittimealliance.ca cannot ensure prompt removal of questionable Content after online posting. Accordingly, waittimealliance.ca shall not assume liability for any action or inaction with respect to the Content on waittimealliance Website.

waittimealliance.ca does not represent or guarantee the truthfulness, accuracy or reliability of any Content posted. All Content represents the opinion of user making the posting and does not represent the opinion of the members of the Wait Time Alliance

4. PRIVACY POLICY
Please read our Privacy Statement carefully so that you will understand how your personal information will be treated as you make use of waittimealliance.ca. By using waittimealliance.ca you agree to the terms of the Privacy Statement.

5. LINKING POLICY
Linking Policy of the Wait Time Alliance (Inbound Links)(May 2001) Members of the Wait Time Alliance welcomes links from other sites. You may link to the main page or individual pages on the Wait Time Alliance Web site, but we ask that you observe the following 'code of good practice': Do not create links in a way that might lead others to think that Wait Time Alliance content is your own or that the Wait Time Alliance is endorsing your site when such is not the case. Do not frame any part of our site within your site. All links must bring up our site in a separate full window. Knowing who is linking to the Wait Time Alliance Web site helps Wait Time Alliance evaluate the effectiveness of the site and to plan for the future, so please let us know if you are adding a link and to which pages, permissions@cma.ca

If you want to republish content available on the Wait Time Alliance Web site please be advised that copyright for all material is held by members of the Wait Time Alliance. Unless otherwise indicated you may, without permission, for your non-commercial use reproduce brief excerpts of such material on your site, provided that credit is given to the original source. To request permission, please complete our online form. If your browser does not support forms, or if you're not sure whether you should request permission, please send an email message to the Permissions Coordinator.

The Wait Time Alliance Web site contains various disclaimer notices. Please make sure that you read these disclaimers before sending your viewers to the Wait Time Alliance site.

No use of trademarks or official marks of Wait Time Alliance members including the names or logos, is permitted at any time without prior written agreement from Wait Time Alliance members.

If you are in doubt about the inclusion of a link from your site to Wait Time Alliance Web site, please contact permissions@cma.ca for assistance.

This linking policy was developed with the assistance of a number of policies available from the Internet. It represents what the Wait Time Allianceconsiders is a fair and reasonable approach to linking.

6. TRADE MARKS
The members of the Wait Time Alliance reserve all intellectual property rights in their names, logos and trade marks. These may not be used without express written permission of the Wait Time Alliance members.


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