PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS WEBSITE.
1. Website Use
You may not use the Website if you live in a jurisdiction where access to or use of the Website, the Materials or any part of them may be illegal or prohibited. It is solely your responsibility to determine whether your use of the Website and/or the Materials is lawful, and you must comply with all applicable laws.
You are prohibited from using the Website in any manner that interferes with another user’s use or enjoyment of the Website or the Materials, and/or is designed to compromise the security of the Website or the integrity of Materials, such as hacking, corrupting, or destroying Materials, or the intentional introduction of viruses. You agree that you will not use the Website or any Materials for any purpose that is unlawful.
You may not use a false e-mail address, impersonate any person or entity, or otherwise mislead IDHC with respect to any information you provide. In its sole discretion, in addition to any other rights or remedies available to IDHC and without any liability whatsoever, IDHC may at any time and without notice terminate or restrict your access to any component of the Website.
The transmission of data or information over the Internet or other forms of networks may not be secure, and is subject to possible loss, interception or alteration while in transit. IDHC cannot guarantee security of any communication to or from the Website. IDHC does not assume any liability for any damage you may experience or costs you may incur as a result of any electronic transmissions over the Internet, other forms of networks, or otherwise while using the Website. You should take reasonable and appropriate precautions to ensure compatibility of any website you visit with your specific computer, mobile or other device. IDHC does not assume any responsibility or risk for your use of the Internet.
2. Informational/Educational Purposes Only
The information found on the Website and in the Materials is provided for informational/educational purposes only and does not necessarily reflect the views of IDHC or any other third party, and is not intended to provide specific medical advice or a service, to be used for diagnosis of a medical issue, nor to replace the judgment of a healthcare professional, but rather to provide users with information to better understand matters related to the care of those with diabetes. If you have a medical problem, you should contact a qualified health professional. Your reliance on any information obtained from or through the Website and/or Materials is solely at your own risk.
3. Account Set-Up
In order to access or utilize certain aspects of the Website, you may be required to establish and maintain an account (your “Account”). Your Account may be accessed only by use of a password. You are solely responsible and liable for any use or misuse of your Account and password, and for all activities that occur under them. For security reasons, you must keep your password confidential, and not disclose it to any person, or permit any other person to use it, except an authorized representative of IDHC. IDHC recommends that you choose a password that is unique to you and not easily guessed by others. All Accounts and passwords remain the property of IDHC, and may be cancelled or suspended at any time by IDHC without liability to you or any other person. IDHC is not under any obligation to verify the actual identity or authority of the user of any password.
You must immediately notify IDHC of any unauthorized use of your password, or if you know or suspect that your password has been lost or stolen, has become known to any other person, or has been otherwise compromised.
4. Accuracy of Information
IDHC relies on the information you provide through the Website, including, without limitation, your Account information, which must be true, accurate, current and complete. You will be solely responsible and liable for any and all loss, damage, and additional costs that you, IDHC or any other person may incur as a result of your submission of any false, incorrect or incomplete information or your failure to keep your Account information up to date.
All remarks, suggestions, comments, ideas, graphics, or other information communicated to IDHC through the Website (collectively, “Submissions”) will forever be the property of IDHC. IDHC will not be required to treat any Submission as confidential, and will not be liable for any ideas for its business (including, without limitation, product or advertising ideas) and will not incur any liability as a result of any similarities that may appear in future products or operations of IDHC. Without limitation, IDHC will have exclusive ownership of all present and future existing rights to the Submissions of every kind and nature everywhere. IDHC will be entitled to use the Submissions for any commercial or other purpose whatsoever, without compensation to you or any other person sending a Submission. You acknowledge that you are responsible for whatever material you submit, and you, not IDHC, have full responsibility for the content of such Submission, including its legality, reliability, appropriateness, originality, and copyright.
6. Intellectual Property
The Website URL, its design, all text, graphics, content, video, audio and the selection and arrangement of the Website, and the Materials are the property of IDHC and/or its various subsidiaries, affiliates, content suppliers, third party providers and distributors (“Third Parties”), and are protected under the copyright laws of Canada and other countries.
IDHC, the Website, and all other related trademarks and design marks displayed on the Website (collectively, the “Trademarks”) are common law trademarks of IDHC. Other trademarks and design marks appearing on the Website are trademarks of their respective owners. Nothing contained on the Website should be construed as granting, by implication or otherwise, any licence or right to use any trademarks, including the Trademarks, except with the express written permission of IDHC or the other party that may own the applicable trademarks.
7. External Links
The Website may, from time to time, contain links to websites not maintained by, related to or affiliated with IDHC. These links are provided solely for your convenience and the inclusion of any link does not constitute or imply IDHC’s endorsement, approval, affiliation, sponsorship, investigation or verification of the linked website or information contained in the linked website, or of their security or privacy practices. It is your responsibility to review and comply with the terms and conditions of any linked websites and to take the necessary precautions to protect yourself from malicious, disruptive, or otherwise harmful software or data, including using anti-virus software. Linking to any other website is at your sole risk and IDHC will not be responsible or liable for any damages in connection with such linking.
IDHC is not responsible for the content of any third-party website, nor does it make any representation or warranty of any kind regarding any other websites or the contents on those websites including, without limitation, any representation or warranty: (i) regarding the legality, accuracy, reliability, completeness, timeliness, security, suitability of any content on any third party website; (ii) regarding the merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose of any material, content, software, goods, or services located at or made available through such third party websites; and/or (iii) that the operation of the third party website will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects or errors in such third-party websites will be corrected, or that such third party websites will be free from viruses or other harmful components.
You may not gather, extract, reproduce and/or display on any non-IDHC website, any Material on or from the Website, whether or not by the use of data mining, robots, spiders or other ‘screen scraping’ software or system used to extract data without the express consent of IDHC.
8. Liability Disclaimer – READ THE FOLLOWING CAREFULLY
You acknowledge and agree that (a) that your use of the Website and the Materials is at your sole discretion and risk, and (b) you are solely responsible for any damage you may sustain, whether relating to (i) your computer system, or any loss of data that results from the download of any Materials, (ii) your reliance on any information or data obtained as a result of your use of the Website or access to the Materials, or (iii) any other form of damage that may be incurred. In no event will IDHC or the Third Parties be liable for the conduct of users of the Website.
9. Maximum Liability
If IDHC or any of the Third Parties should be found liable for any loss or damage, which arises out of or is in any way connected with any of the functions or uses of the Website and/or the Materials, the liability of IDHC and the Third Parties will in no event exceed $20.00 CAD.
In no event will IDHC or any of the Third Parties be liable for any direct, indirect, punitive, special, incidental, exemplary or consequential damages, damages for loss of use, data, information, or profits or business interruption, or any other damages whatsoever arising out of or in any way related to the use or performance of the Website, any linked website, or any Materials, or otherwise arising out of your use or inability to use the Website or any decision made or action taken by you in reliance on any of the Materials, and/or any errors or omissions in such Materials, whether such damages are based in tort, contract, negligence, strict liability or otherwise, even if IDHC has been advised of the possibility of such damages. You acknowledge and agree that you are using the Website and the Materials, as applicable, at your own risk and liability.
You agree that IDHC may assume the defense and control of any Claim for which you are required to indemnify IDHC and you agree to cooperate, at your own cost, with IDHC’s defense of such Claim. You agree not to settle any Claim without the prior written consent of IDHC.
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13. Governing Laws and Jurisdiction
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