Notice and Terms of Use

1. Use of the Site

The Southwestern Public Health Website or related website (the “SWPH Website”) is a no fee service offered by the Southwestern Public Health (“SWPH”). The contents of the SWPH Website are provided for informational and educational purposes only. All information is provided on an “as is” basis without any warranties of any kind. SWPH makes no representations and disclaims all expressed and implied warranties and conditions of any kind, including without limitation, representations, warranties or conditions regarding accuracy, timeliness, completeness, non-infringement, merchantability or fitness for any particular purpose. SWPH assumes no responsibility to the user or any third party for the consequences of any errors or omissions. The subscriber to the SWPH Website expressly acknowledges that information contained on the site may be provided by independent clubs, associations and organizations and any such information and its content are not the responsibility of SWPH. SWPH assumes no liability for such content or information.

2. Release of SWPH

You also agree to release and hold harmless SWPH from and against any and all liability, claims, damages, actions, and costs, arising out of or in connection with your use, review or reproduction of the SWPH Website.

3. Limitation of Liability

SWPH shall not be liable to you and/or any third party for any damages of any kind arising out of or relating to the use of, or reliance upon, the SWPH Website including, but not limited to, any lost profits, lost opportunities, special, incidental, indirect, consequential or punitive damages, regardless of your advice to SWPH to the contrary.

4. Advice

Neither SWPH nor any of its officers, directors, employees, or agents makes any recommendation regarding any educational or other matter described within the SWPH Website.

5. Reproduction of Contents

The contents, of the SWPH Website may be used and reproduced provided that a permission to reproduce form has been signed and returned by the requesting agency/person, and provided that the agency/person requesting permission acknowledges SWPH as the source of the information.

6. Links to other Sites

The SWPH Website may link users to sites not maintained by SWPH. SWPH cannot and does not warrant the accuracy, completeness, timeliness, non-infringement, merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose of any information available through these links and disclaims any opinions expressed on such sites.

7. Intellectual Property

The materials located on the SWPH Website are protected by copyright, trademark and other forms or proprietary rights and are owned or controlled by SWPH or any other party credited as the provider of the information.

8. System Integrity

You may not use any device, software or routine to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the SWPH Website. You may not take any action, which imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on SWPH infrastructure.

9. Governing Law

This agreement shall be construed and enforced in accordance with the laws of the Province of Ontario.

10. Disclosures

The information in the SWPH Website or related website is offered by SWPH, 1230 Talbot Street, St Thomas, ON  N5P 1G9.   

11. Entire Agreement

This agreement constitutes the entire agreement between you and SWPH and supercedes all other agreements. No other representations or warranties are made, save for those contained within this Agreement.

12. Termination of SWPH Website or Related Website

SWPH reserves the right to terminate or modify, in any manner, the SWPH Website, and/or any part of any related website any link or linking program at any time for any reason.

13. Privacy

Personal Information collected under the authority of the Health Protection and Promotion Act applicable privacy legislation. This information will be used for delivery of public health programs and services, and for evaluation or statistical/research purposes. Any questions about the collection of this information should be directed to:

SWPH Privacy Officer
Southwestern Public Health
1230 Talbot Street
St. Thomas, ON N5P 1G9
519-631-9900; Fax: 519-631-3745

Last Updated: August 30, 2016