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Terms of Use

By accessing and using this website, you agree to be bound by the terms of use, disclaimer and limitation of liability set out below.

Legal Information and Terms of Use

Your access to and use of the BC Children's Hospital and BC Women's Hospital + Health Centre clinical support document website is governed by the following Terms of Use. BC Children's Hospital and BC Women's Hospital + Health Centre reserve the right to amend these Terms of Use at any time without notice. The current version of these Terms of Use will be available each time you access the website.

By using the website, you agree to be bound by these Terms of Use. You also agree to comply with all applicable laws and regulations when using the website and you agree that you will not use any device, software or routine to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the website. If you do not agree, do not use the website.

Copyright and Trademarks

All information on this website is copyrighted by BC Children's Hospital and BC Women's Hospital + Health Centre or other contributors. As a user of this website, you are granted a limited license to use (display or print) the information for personal, non-commercial use only, provided the information is not modified and all copyright and other proprietary notices are retained. Any other use is strictly prohibited. None of the information may be otherwise reproduced, republished or re-disseminated in any manner or form without our prior written consent.

Certain words, phrases, names, designs or logos used on this website may constitute trademarks, service marks or trade names of the BC Children's Hospital, BC Women's Hospital + Health Centre, the Provincial Health Services Authority or other entities. The display of any such marks or names on this website does not imply that the BC Children's Hospital, BC Women's Hospital + Health Centre, the Provincial Health Services Authority or other entities have granted a license or authorization of any kind to use such marks or names.

Not a Substitute for Professional Advice

BC Children's Hospital and BC Women's Hospital + Health Centre make available the information and publications on this website primarily for the reference of their provincial partners in providing health care services. Clinical support documentation on this website is subject to ongoing review and revision based upon prevailing evidence in the published literature or consensus-derived guidelines for current best practice management. The document versions on this website may not be up to date at all times. To obtain an official version of a document which may be in effect, but not yet available on this website, please contact the Children's & Women's  Office of Policy at policycoordinator@cw.bc.ca.

While patients and others may access the information and publications on this website, this website is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Never disregard medical advice or delay seeking medical advice because of something on this website. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately.

Disclaimer and Limitation of Liability

Any information created by BC Children's Hospital and BC Women's Hospital + Health Centre is believed to be reliable when posted on this website. However, we do not guarantee the quality, accuracy, completeness or timeliness of the information on this website. We assume no obligation to update the information or advise on further developments concerning topics mentioned. The information is supplied "as is" and may contain inaccuracies or typographical errors. The information may be changed from time to time without notice. Certain portions of the information may have been contributed by other persons and you should not assume they have been reviewed or endorsed by us.

To the fullest extent permitted by law, BC Children's Hospital and BC Women's Hospital + Health Centre expressly disclaim all warranties and conditions of any kind regarding your use of the website or the information on it, whether express or implied, including without limitation implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement.

Your use of this website and its information is at your own risk, and you agree to indemnify the BC Children's Hospital and BC Women's Hospital + Health Centre, the Provincial Health Services Authority, and the website content providers from any and all actions, claims, losses, damages, liabilities and expenses, including reasonable legal fees, arising directly or indirectly from: (a) your breach of any of these Terms of Use; (b) your access to or use of this website or any website to which this website is linked; (c) your use of, reliance on, or publication, communication or distribution of anything on or from this website; or (d) your violation of any law or regulation to the detriment of BC Children's Hospital and BC Women's Hospital + Health Centre, the Provincial Health Services Authority, or the website content providers .

Availability of the Website

While BC Children's Hospital and BC Women's Hospital + Health Centre strives to provide a website of reasonable quality, we do not make any guarantee that the website will operate error-free and without interruption at all times or that the website or its contents will be completely free of errors, viruses, or other harmful or invasive files. BC Children's Hospital and BC Women's Hospital + Health Centre are not responsible for your use of or inability to use the website, any damage sustained by your computer or any loss of data that may result when downloading material from the website, or any error, delay, interruption, or omission in information on the website.

Links

Any links we provide from this website to other websites are provided as a reference to help you identify and locate other internet resources that may be of interest. These other websites were independently developed by other parties and we have no control over and assume no responsibility over the content of third party sites. Your use of any third party website is at your own risk and is subject to the terms of use of the third party website.

Governing Law and Jurisdiction

The laws in force in the Province of British Columbia govern these Terms of Use and any dispute or claim based on your use of the website. You agree that any action or proceeding relating to this agreement or your use of the website will only be brought by you in the courts of the Province of British Columbia. The website is intended for use by residents of British Columbia, Canada only.

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