Terms of use

PLEASE BE SURE TO CAREFULLY READ THESE TERMS OF USE BEFORE USING THIS SITE.

The Care to Know site is operated by and for Patient MediQuest Corporation, a Canadian corporation (“Patient MediQuest”). We provide healthcare education and an opportunity for you to request and receive information, content and/or media (collectively, “Information”) on a variety of healthcare topics and medical conditions that are of interest to you.

The terms set out below (“Terms of Use”) identify what you, as a user of the Care to Know website (the “Site”), can expect from us and what we in turn expect from you. By visiting or using any area on or component of the Site, you are subject to these Terms of Use and are deemed to have accepted them. If you do not consent to be bound by these Terms of Use, please do not visit or use this Site and leave it immediately.

  1. Prohibited Activities. This Site is for your personal, non-commercial use. Access by you to the Site is subject to you not doing the activities set out below (the “Prohibited Activities”), which are expressly prohibited. You shall not:
    1. modify, download, reproduce, copy, resell or commercially use the Site, the content or any portion or derivative thereof;
    2. enable high volume, automated, electronic processes that apply to the Site or its systems, the content or any portion or derivative thereof;
    3. use any robot, spider, data-miner, crawler, scraper or other automated means to access or index the Site or its systems, the content or any portion or any derivative thereof for any purpose;
    4. interfere, impede or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Site;
    5. frame or utilize framing techniques to enclose any trademark, logo or other proprietary information (including images, text, page layout or form) of Patient MediQuest;
    6. use Patient MediQuest’s name, trademarks, service marks or logos in any meta tags or any other “hidden text”;
    7. compile, decompile, reverse engineer, repackage or disseminate any code from the Site;
    8. spoof or use the Patient MediQuest’s name to perform spamming, phishing, social engineering or impersonation of any type;
    9. attempt to upload any malicious content, materials or les to the Site or users of the Site;
    10. perform any type of Site penetration testing or load testing of any means.
  2. Confidentiality and Privacy. Any personal information collected on the Site shall be treated in accordance with the Patient MediQuest Privacy Policy.
  3. Compliance with Laws. The use by you of the Site is subject to all applicable laws and regulations and you agree not to violate such laws and regulations.
  4. Modification. Patient MediQuest reserves the right to make changes to the Site including posted policies and these Terms of Use at any time without notice or liability. A user’s continued use of the Site shall constitute acceptance of any modifications to this Site and the Terms of Use.
  5. Intellectual Property Rights. Patient MediQuest retains all right, title and interest in and to the Site, including all copyrights, patents, trade secrets, trademarks and other intellectual property rights.
  6. Termination. Patient MediQuest may issue a warning, suspend or terminate any user’s right to use or access all or any part of the Site, without notice, if you breach any term of these Terms of Use or if Patient MediQuest reasonably believes that such access would violate any applicable law or would be harmful to the interests of, or potentially cause financial loss or legal liability to, Patient MediQuest or any other user, person or entity.
  7. Jurisdiction. You agree that the Site shall be deemed solely based in Ontario, Canada. The validity, interpretation and enforcement of these Terms of Use shall be governed exclusively by and construed in accordance with the laws of Ontario and the laws of Canada applicable therein. You agree that any cause of action in relation to the Site must be commenced within one (1) year after the cause of action accrues, or such cause of action is permanently barred. Patient MediQuest makes no claims, representations or warranties that the Site, any links to third-party websites, or any Information are appropriate or may be downloaded outside of Canada. Access to and use of the Site and the access, download or receipt of any Information may not be legal by certain persons or in certain countries or other jurisdictions. If you access the Site from outside of Canada, you acknowledge and agree to do so at your own risk and are solely responsible for your compliance with the laws, regulations and guidelines of that jurisdiction.
  8. Disclaimer. This Site does not provide medical advice of any kind. Patient MediQuest assumes no liability for and makes no representations or warranties whatsoever in respect of any Information ultimately provided or delivered to you including but not limited to the accuracy, suitability, usefulness, appropriateness, relevance, safety, currency or timeliness of the Information. You understand and acknowledge that you may be exposed to Information that is inaccurate, offensive, indecent, or objectionable. Your use of this Site and any Information you access, receive view or download is at your own risk. You acknowledge and agree that Patient MediQuest relies entirely on third parties to produce, create, develop, prepare, edit, package, and publish the Information, which Patient MediQuest may deliver to you AS IS by way of electronic mail, website link, PDF attachment, access to the Site library and archive, or by other means used by Patient MediQuest from time to time. Patient MediQuest does not produce, create, develop, prepare, modify, alter, monitor, edit or review the Information provided or delivered to you. Additionally, you acknowledge and agree that Patient MediQuest does not guarantee or make any representations or warranties in respect of the delivery of the Information or your ability to view, access or download the Information, and you agree that you are solely responsible for possessing any technology (whether hardware or software) or equipment required to view, receive, access or download the Information. Information you may access or receive as a result of indicating an interest on this Site is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice by your physician or health care provider. In the event of a medical emergency, dial 911. In no event shall Patient MediQuest, its officers, directors, employees or agents be liable to you for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, punitive or consequential damages resulting from any claim, injury or damage incurred by you from your use of the Site or any Information you access or receive. You agree to defend, indemnify and hold Patient MediQuest, its officers, directors, employees and agents, from and against any and all claims, damages, obligations, losses, liabilities, costs or debt, and expenses (including but not limited legal fees) arising from: (i) your use and access of the Site and any Information provided or delivered; (ii) your violation of any aspect of these Terms of Use; or (iii) your violation of any third party right, including without limitation any copyright, property or privacy right.
  9. Links. The Site may contain links to third party websites. Without limiting paragraph 8 above, Patient MediQuest assumes no responsibility for any third party websites and the content and information thereof and you agree that your use of third party websites is at your own risk including bugs, viruses or other problems which may be transmitted to or through such websites. As a user of the Site and its services, you expressly discharge Patient MediQuest from any and all liability arising from any links to third-party websites or downloads.
  10. Advertising. You understand, acknowledge and agree that the Site, any links to third party websites, and any Information you access or receive may contain advertisements or may be considered advertising pursuant to the relevant laws, regulations or guidelines. Patient MediQuest assumes no liability for, and makes no representations or warranties whatsoever in respect of, such advertisements and any non-compliance or violation of advertising or marketing laws, regulations and guidelines arising therefrom. Patient MediQuest does not endorse and is not responsible for any product or service advertised or offered by a third party through the Site, any link on the Site, or any Information you access or receive.
  11. General. You confirm that you are at least 18 years of age or possess legal consent and are fully able to understand, accept and comply with these terms of use.