PLEASE READ THESE TERMS CAREFULLY AS THEY CONTAIN IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS, REMEDIES AND OBLIGATIONS. THESE INCLUDE VARIOUS DISCLAIMERS, INDEMNITIES AND LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITIES.
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These Terms are important and apply where You choose to register as a Member. Please read these Terms carefully before registering on the Site as a Member. By clicking ‘accept’ to register, You will be deemed to have accepted these Terms. If You do not agree to these Terms, then YOU ARE NOT PERMITTED TO register as a Member.
We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to change or update these Terms from time to time without further notice, subject to Your termination right as set out below. It is therefore Your responsibility to check these Terms regularly for any changes. We will post the last date of any change to these Terms at the top of this page. Your continued use of the Site after any such changes constitutes Your acceptance of the new Terms. If You do not agree to abide by these Terms or any future terms then You must discontinue using the Site.
You must be 16 years or over to register as a Member. If We discover or have any reason to suspect that You are not over 16 years of age, We reserve Our right to suspend or terminate Your membership to the Site immediately and without notice and to take any other actions in accordance with applicable law.
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When You register as a Member, You will select a password and Member name that You can use to access Your profile and to log on to the Members’ area of the Site. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of Your password and Member Name and are responsible for all activities that occur under them. We do not have the means to check the identity of people using the Members’ area of the Site and will not be liable where Your password or Member Name are used by someone else. You agree to notify Us immediately of any unauthorized use of Your password or Member Name or any other breach of security of which You become aware. You agree to be fully responsible for all use of Your account and for any actions that take place using Your account and to maintain and promptly update any information You provide to Us when You register, to keep it accurate, current and complete.
You are solely responsible for Member Content that You post or create on the Site including any bricks and posts on the Site. We respect the intellectual property rights of others and We prohibit Members from uploading, posting or otherwise transmitting on the Site any materials that violate another party’s intellectual property rights. When We receive notification of a potential copyright infringement, We will promptly remove or disable access to the allegedly infringing material and terminate the accounts of repeat infringers. We may remove Member Content from the Site for any reason or no reason, including without limitation Member Content that in Our sole judgment violates these Terms, that might be offensive, defamatory, illegal, or that might violate the rights, harm, or threaten the safety of other Members, or other people in general or Member Content that has generated a complaint which warrants further investigation. You may not post, transmit, or share Member Content on the Site that You did not create or that You do not have permission to post. You understand and agree that We are not obliged to review the Site for copyright infringement and are not responsible for Member Content posted by third parties without Our knowledge.
When You post Member Content to the Site, You authorize and direct Us to make such copies thereof as We deem necessary in order to facilitate the posting and storage of such Member Content.
By posting Member Content to any part of the Site, You hereby grant, and You promise that You have the right to grant, to Us an irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive, transferable, fully paid, worldwide licence (with the right to sublicense) to use, copy, publicly perform, publicly display, reformat, translate, excerpt (in whole or in part) and distribute such Member Content for any purpose on or in connection with the Site or the promotion thereof, to prepare derivative works of, or incorporate into other works, such Member Content. You waive any moral rights that You may have to Your Member Content.
You may remove Your Member Content from the Site at any time by using our contact form.
All content made available on the Site, including but not limited to designs, text, graphics, pictures, video, information, applications, software, music, sound and other files, and their selection and arrangement, are Our property or are licensed to Us with all rights reserved. Such content may not be modified, copied, distributed, framed, reproduced, republished, downloaded, displayed, posted, transmitted, or sold in any form or by any means, in whole or in part, without Our prior written consent. This excludes Member Content that You legally post to the Site.
Subject to the above, You may download insubstantial excerpts of Our content to Your hard disk for the purpose of viewing it provided that no more than one copy of any information is made.
Any use of Our content other than as specifically authorized in these terms, without Our prior written consent, is strictly prohibited and will terminate the license granted here. Such unauthorized use may also violate applicable laws including without limitation copyright and trademark laws. This license is revocable at Our sole discretion, at any time and without notice.
Please be aware that the Site may link to other websites that may be accessed by You through the Site. Such third party websites are not investigated, monitored or checked for accuracy, appropriateness, or completeness by Us, and We are not responsible for any websites You may access via a recommendation or suggestion on the Site. Inclusion of, linking to or permitting the use or installation of any third party website or any third party applications, software or content does not imply approval or endorsement by Us. If You decide to leave the Site and access a third party website or to use or install any third party applications, software or content, You do so at Your own risk. We are not responsible for the policies, content or security of these linked websites, including how they protect Your privacy and collect, use and disclose Personal Information. We strongly encourage You to review the privacy policies applicable to any linked websites You visit.
We support the free flow of information and ideas over the Internet and do not actively monitor use of the Site, under normal circumstances, although We reserve the right to do so. However We do seek to balance this aim with our obligations to other Members and at law. We therefore require that You do not:
We may take any or all of the following actions at Our sole discretion:
We will determine what action is appropriate to be taken against a Member on a case by case basis.
You are solely responsible for Your interactions with other Members. We reserve the right, but have no obligation, to monitor disputes between You and other Members.
Without limiting any of the foregoing, you also agree to abide by Our House rules that provide further information regarding the authorised conduct of Members while on the Site and which form part of these Terms.
You acknowledge that We may be required by law or regulation to access, monitor, store or copy material sent by or to Members without further notice to You.
As above, in order to maintain Your anonymity, when You use the Site, You must not use or disclose in any way Your real name and/or any details by which You could be identified. This includes Your address, telephone numbers, e-mail addresses, or location information (e.g. where You receive healthcare etc.) or the Personal Information of others, including their names. You must only identify Yourself by Your Member name. In addition, do not include Your real first name in Your Member Name.
You may also cancel Your Membership at any time by notifying us through our contact form.
We may terminate Your Membership, delete Your account and Your Member Content and/or prohibit You from using or accessing the Site for any reason, or no reason, at any time in Our sole discretion, with or without notice, including without limitation if We believe that You are under 16.
WHILE WE HAVE TAKEN EVERY CARE IN COMPILING THE SITE (WHICH IS BASED ON CLINICAL INFORMATION AND USES STANDARD CLINICAL TESTS), YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT THE INFORMATION CONTAINED ON THE SITE DOES NOT CONSTITUTE MEDICAL OR PROFESSIONAL ADVICE.
THE SITE IS PROVIDED FOR INFORMATION PURPOSES ONLY AND ALL CONTENT AND SERVICES ON THE SITE ARE PROVIDED ON AN ‘AS IS’ AND ‘AS AVAILABLE’ BASIS. WE DO NOT MAKE ANY PROMISES TO YOU IN RESPECT OF THE SITE OR ITS CONTENT, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, INFORMATION PROVIDED BY OR REGARDING OTHER MEMBERS AND MEMBER CONTENT. DO NOT USE THE INFORMATION ON THE SITE TO DIAGNOSE OR TREAT ANY MEDICAL CONDITION. YOU SHOULD NEVER DISREGARD OR DELAY SEEKING MEDICAL ADVICE BECAUSE OF SOMETHING THAT YOU HAVE READ ON THE SITE.
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WHILE WE WILL USE ALL REASONABLE ENDEAVOURS TO CORRECT ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN OUR CONTENT AS SOON AS PRACTICABLE ONCE THEY HAVE BEEN BROUGHT TO OUR ATTENTION, WE DO NOT PROMISE THAT THE SITE WILL BE AVAILABLE UNINTERRUPTED AND IN A FULLY OPERATING CONDITION NOR THAT THE INFORMATION ON AND PROVIDED VIA THE SITE WILL BE FREE FROM ERRORS OR OMISSIONS. WE SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY FAILURE OR SUSPENSION OF THE SITE, OR FOR TERMINATION OF ACCESS TO THE SITE OR ACCESS TO CONTENT, INCLUDING MEMBER CONTENT.
DUE TO THE FACT THAT MANY TECHNICAL ASPECTS OF THE SITE AND THE CONTENT PROVIDED IS SUPPLIED BY OR OTHERWISE DEPENDENT ON THIRD PARTIES, WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ACCURACY, SUITABILITY, RELIABILITY, COMPLETENESS, PERFORMANCE, SATISFACTORY QUALITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR FREEDOM FROM VIRUSES, OR OTHER HARMFUL PROGRAMS OF THE CONTENT AND MEMBER CONTENT CONTAINED IN OR ACCESSED THROUGH THE SITE.
SOME JURISDICTIONS LIMIT OR DO NOT ALLOW CERTAIN DISCLAIMERS OF WARRANTIES. ACCORDINGLY, SOME OF THE DISCLAIMERS CONTAINED IN THIS DOCUMENT MAY NOT APPLY TO THE EXTENT SUCH JURISDICTIONS’ LAWS ARE APPLICABLE TO THESE TERMS, IN WHICH CASE OUR WARRANTIES SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW.
This “disclaimer” section will survive any termination or expiry of these Terms.
TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW:
This “limitation of liability” section will survive any termination or expiry of these Terms.
TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, YOU AGREE TO INDEMNIFY BIG WHITE WALL, ITS AFFILIATES, ALBERTA HEALTH SERVICES, AND THE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, CONTRACTORS, AND AGENTS OF ANY OF THEM AGAINST AND FROM AND AGAINST ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, DEMANDS, JUDGMENTS, COSTS, LIABILITIES, EXPENSES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES), AND DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF CLAIMS RESULTING FROM: (I) YOUR USE OF THIS SITE; AND/OR (II) YOUR BREACH OF THESE TERMS.
This “indemnification” section will survive any termination or expiry of these Terms.
These Terms, together with the House Rules, constitutes the entire agreement between the parties with respect to the subject matter hereof and cancels and supersedes any other understandings and agreements (including any terms, conditions, undertakings or collateral agreements, express, implied or statutory) between the parties with respect thereto.
To the extent permitted by applicable law: (i) these Terms are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws in the Province of Ontario, Canada, without regard to its principles of conflicts of law; and (ii) you agree to personal jurisdiction by the courts located in the Province of Ontario, located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, and waive any jurisdictional, venue, or inconvenient forum objections to such courts.
If any provision of these Terms is found to be unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from these Terms and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.
If any part of these Terms is disallowed or found to be ineffective by any court or regulator, the other provisions shall continue to apply.
Big White Wall shall not be responsible for any failure to perform or any delay in performing any of its obligations under these Terms where and to the extent that such failure or delay results directly or indirectly from an unforeseeable event beyond Big White Wall’s reasonable control, including but not limited to: acts of war; acts of nature; earthquake; flood; pandemic; embargo; riot; sabotage; labour shortage or dispute; changes in applicable laws; failure of the Internet; terrorist acts; failure of data, products or services controlled by any third party, including the providers of communications or network services; utility power failure; material shortages or unavailability or other delay in delivery not resulting from the responsible party’s failure to place timely orders therefor, or lack of or delay in transportation.
These Terms are not assignable, transferable or sublicensable by you. Big White Wall may assign these Terms without notice to you. No waiver by either party of any breach or default hereunder shall be deemed to be a waiver of any preceding or subsequent breach or default. Any heading, caption or section title contained in these Terms is inserted only as a matter of convenience and in no way defines or explains any section or provision hereof.
This “general” section will survive any termination or expiry of these Terms.
If You have any complaints about another Member or any aspect of the Site or if You have any questions or would otherwise like to provide any other feedback, then You can contact Us by emailing: email@example.com or writing to Us at the address set out at the top of these Terms. Your query will be directed to our customer complaints team, which may be based outside of Canada.
This site is not intended for individuals in an emergency. If you are in a life-threatening situation, please immediately dial your country's emergency number available here, or go to your nearest Accident and Emergency department.
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