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Terms and Conditions of Use

This website (the "Website") is an on-line information and communications service of the Ontario Pharmacists' Association ("OPA"). The Website contains information provided by the OPA and other third party licensors which is provided to you subject to your agreement to be bound by these terms and conditions of use ("Terms and Conditions"). BY CLICKING ON THE "I ACCEPT" BUTTON OR ACCESSING OR USING THE WEBSITE, YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH ONE OR MORE OF THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, CLICK ON THE "I DO NOT ACCEPT" BUTTON AND DO NOT ACCESS OR USE THE WEBSITE. The OPA reserves the right to modify these Terms and Conditions at any time and your continued access or use of the Website after such change indicates your acceptance of these Terms and Conditions as modified. It is your responsibility to review these Terms and Conditions regularly.

Drug Information
Drug information provided on this Website is general in nature and intended for use as an educational aid. It does not cover all possible uses, actions, precautions, side effects, or interactions nor is the drug information provided on this Website intended as medical advice for individual problems or for use in making an evaluation as to the risks and benefits of taking a particular drug. The drug information provided on this Website has been devised without reference to cultural, dietary, societal, language, prescribing or dispensing conditions (including those imposed by law), other than those of Canada, which might affect the information provided. You should consult the drug information provided in the Compendium of Pharmaceuticals and Specialities and the entire official company product monograph for complete information about any drug product.

Use of the Website
You agree to use the Website and the information contained in the Website solely for your own personal, non-commercial use and benefit. You may not frame the Website or the information contained in the Website or any part thereof on any other website. Any special terms and conditions for use of certain information provided on the Website and included elsewhere in the Website, are incorporated into, and become part of, these Terms and Conditions.

Except as expressly provided in these Terms and Conditions, any copying, retransmission, distribution, republication, modification, translation or sale of the information contained in the Website, in whole or in part, or any retransmission, republication, distribution, modification, decompilation, disassembly, reverse engineering or other exploitation of the Website without the prior written permission of the OPA is strictly prohibited. You acquire absolutely no rights or licenses to the Website or the information contained in the Website other than the limited right to use the Website and the information contained in the Website in accordance with these Terms and Conditions. The OPA reserves the right to suspend or terminate your access to any part of the Website immediately, without notice, at our sole discretion. You are solely and fully responsible for all consequences, however remote, resulting from your use of the Website or the information contained in the Website.

Further, you are not permitted to link this web site to any other web site without obtaining the written permission of the OPA. To obtain permission to create a link to this site please contact Kim Cochrane at (416) 441-0788 ext. 4231.

Computer Specifications
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Trade-marks
Certain names, words, titles, phrases, logos, designs, graphics, icons and marks displayed on the Website or in the information contained in the Website may constitute trade-marks or trade names of the OPA, or its licensors. Nothing in these Terms and Conditions or on the Website shall be construed as granting you a license to use any such trade-marks or trade names.

Copyright
This Website and the information contained in this Website is protected by copyright. Title to the Website and information contained in the Website remains with the OPA or its licensors. Any republication or further dissemination of material from this Website is prohibited without the written consent of the OPA.

Conformance with Law
In addition to complying with these Terms and Conditions, you agree to use the Website and the Content for lawful purposes only, and in a manner consistent with all applicable local, national or international laws and regulations. Some jurisdictions may have restrictions on the use of the Internet by their residents.

Potential users in any jurisdiction of the world whose laws (whether common, statutory, regulatory or codified) would: (i) void these Terms and Conditions in whole or in any essential part (the essential parts being at least, but not only, the provisions relating to governing law, the disclaimer and limitation of liability); or (ii) render accessing the Website illegal, are not authorized to use the Website.

Undertaking
You agree and undertake that you will not upload or transmit onto the Website any content of any type that infringes or violates the rights of any party, including content that: (i) infringes the copyright, trade-marks or other intellectual property rights of any third party; (ii) is injurious to a third party or defames, libels or disparages any third party; or (iii) is indecent, obscene or pornographic. You further agree and undertake that when using the Website you will not: (i) interfere with other users' use of the Website; (ii) post or transmit any files which contain viruses, worms, Trojan horses or other code that manifests contaminating or destructive properties; or (iii) post material for advertising or commercial solicitation.

THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS WEBSITE IS FOR EDUCATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY. THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS WEBSITE DOES NOT AND IS NOT INTENDED TO PROVIDE LEGAL ADVICE OR RECOMMENDATIONS OR MEDICAL ADVICE, RECOMMENDATIONS, DIAGNOSIS OR TREATMENT. THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS WEBSITE IS PROVIDED AS A RESOURCE FOR PHARMACISTS AND OTHER HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS AND IS PROVIDED TO CONSUMERS TO FACILITATE DISCUSSION BETWEEN CONSUMERS AND THEIR PHARMACISTS OR OTHER HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS.

WHILE REASONABLE EFFORTS HAVE BEEN MADE TO ENSURE THE ACCURACY, TIMELINESS AND COMPLETENESS OF THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS WEBSITE AT THE TIME OF ITS PREPARATION, THE INFORMATION MAY CONTAIN ERRORS. MORE RECENT INFORMATION MAY HAVE BECOME AVAILABLE WHICH MAY MAKE THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS WEBSITE INCOMPLETE OR INACCURATE. PHARMACISTS AND OTHER HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS SHOULD USE PROFESSIONAL JUDGMENT IN CONSIDERING THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS WEBSITE AND USERS OF THIS WEBSITE ARE ENCOURAGED TO CONSULT OTHER RESOURCES TO CONFIRM THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS WEBSITE.

THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS WEBSITE IS NOT INTENDED OR IMPLIED AS A SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL LEGAL ADVICE OR RECOMMENDATIONS OR MEDICAL ADVICE, RECOMMENDATIONS, DIAGNOSIS OR TREATMENT. YOU SHOULD ALWAYS SEEK THE ADVICE OF A LAWYER WITH ANY LEGAL QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE. YOU SHOULD NOT RELY ON ANY INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS WEBSITE AS A SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL LEGAL ADVICE OR RECOMMENDATIONS. YOU SHOULD ALWAYS SEEK THE ADVICE OF A PHARMACIST OR OTHER QUALIFIED HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONAL WITH ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE REGARDING A MEDICAL CONDITION. YOU SHOULD NOT RELY ON ANY INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS WEBSITE AS A SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL ADVICE, DIAGNOSIS OR TREATMENT. YOU SHOULD NEVER DISREGARD PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL ADVICE OR DELAY SEEKING PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL ADVICE BECAUSE OF INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS WEBSITE.

THIS WEBSITE AND THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS WEBSITE IS PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND. USE OF THIS WEBSITE AND THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS WEBSITE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. THE OPA DOES NOT ASSUME ANY RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY ERRORS, OMISSIONS OR INACCURACIES IN THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS WEBSITE OR FOR THE USE OF ANY INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS WEBSITE. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, THE OPA DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, REPRESENTATIONS AND CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, WITH RESPECT TO THE WEBSITE AND THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THE WEBSITE. IN NO EVENT WILL THE OPA OR DIRC BE LIABLE, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, FOR ANY DAMAGES OF ANY KIND (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, AND PUNITIVE DAMAGES, LOST PROFITS, PERSONAL INJURY, WRONGFUL DEATH, FINES, FEES, PENALTIES OR OTHER LIABILITIES, WHETHER OR NOT THE OPA IS ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES) RESULTING FROM THE USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO MAKE USE OF, THIS WEBSITE OR THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS WEBSITE.

THIS WEBSITE INCLUDES HYPERTEXT LINKS TO THIRD PARTY WEBSITES FOR YOUR CONVENIENCE. THE OPA IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE CONTENT OF LINKED THIRD-PARTY WEBSITES, AND MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS AS TO THEIR FUNCTIONALITY, CONTENT OR ACCURACY. YOUR USE OF THIRD-PARTY WEBSITES IS AT YOUR OWN RISK AND SUBJECT TO THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE FOR SUCH WEBSITES. HYPERTEXT LINKS DO NOT IMPLY AN ENDORSEMENT OF ANY THIRD-PARTY WEBSITE BY THE OPA. THE OPA DOES NOT ENDORSE ANY PRODUCT ADVERTISED ON ANY LINKED THIRD-PARTY WEBSITE.

THE OPA MAKES NO CLAIMS THAT THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS WEBSITE IS APPROPRIATE OR MAY BE ACCESSED, DOWN-LOADED OR USED OUTSIDE OF ONTARIO.

THIS WEBSITE MAY CONTAIN INFORMATION WHICH, DUE TO ITS NATURE, YOU MAY FIND OFFENSIVE. THE OPA ASSUMES NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY SUCH INFORMATION.

Viruses
The OPA cannot and does not guarantee or warrant that the Website or the information contained in the Website are compatible with your systems or will be free of viruses, disabling devices or other code that manifests contaminating or destructive properties. You are responsible for implementing safeguards to protect the security and integrity of your systems.

Indemnity
You agree that your use of the Website and the information contained in the Website shall not be made the basis for any claim, suit, demand or cause of action or other proceeding against the OPA and/or its licensors. You agree, at your own expense, to indemnify and hold the OPA, and its licensors harmless against any claim, suit, demand, action or other proceeding brought against the OPA, or its licensors by a third party as a result of your breach of these Terms and Conditions.

Governing Law
Your use of the Website and the information contained in the Website shall be governed by the laws of the Province of Ontario and any applicable federal laws of Canada, and the courts of the Province of Ontario shall have exclusive jurisdiction over any legal disputes relating to the Website and the information contained in the Website.

Severability
If in any jurisdiction, any of these Terms and Conditions are held to be unenforceable by a court of competent jurisdiction, such Terms and Conditions shall be restricted or eliminated to the minimum extent necessary and the remaining Terms and Conditions shall otherwise remain in full force and effect.

Entire Agreement
These Terms and Conditions constitute the entire agreement between the OPA, and you and cannot be modified except as described elsewhere in these Terms and Conditions. Anything in the Website inconsistent with these Terms and Conditions is superseded by these Terms and Conditions.

No Waiver
No waiver of any of these Terms and Conditions shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such Term or Condition or any other Term or Condition.

Contact Us
We value your visit to this web site and welcome any questions or comments you might have about the web site, the information contained in the web site or these Terms and Conditions. If you have any questions please contact us or 1-800-268-8058.
 
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