User Agreement/Terms of Use

  1. Credit

1.1     This document was created using a template from SEQ Legal (http://www.seqlegal.com).

  1. No advice

2.1     Our website contains general medical information.

2.2     The medical information is not advice and should not be treated as such.

  1. No warranties

3.1     The medical information on our website is provided without any representations or warranties, express or implied.

3.2     Without limiting the scope of Section 3.1, we do not warrant or represent that the medical information on this website:

(a)      will be constantly available, or available at all; or

(b)      is true, accurate, complete, current or non-misleading.

  1. Medical assistance

4.1     You must not rely on the information on our website as an alternative to medical advice from your doctor or other professional healthcare provider.

4.2     If you have any specific questions about any medical matter, you should consult your doctor or other professional healthcare provider.

4.3     If you think you may be suffering from any medical condition, you should seek immediate medical attention.

4.4     You should never delay seeking medical advice, disregard medical advice or discontinue medical treatment because of information on our website.

  1. Interactive features

5.1     Our website includes interactive features that allow users to communicate with us.

5.2     You acknowledge that, because of the limited nature of communication through our website’s interactive features, any assistance you may receive using any such features is likely to be incomplete and may even be misleading.

5.3     Any assistance you may receive using any our website’s interactive features does not constitute specific advice and accordingly should not be relied upon without further independent confirmation.

  1. Limits upon exclusions of liability

6.1     Nothing in this disclaimer will:

(a)      limit or exclude any liability for death or personal injury resulting from negligence;

(b)      limit or exclude any liability for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation;

(c)      limit any liabilities in any way that is not permitted under applicable law; or

(d)      exclude any liabilities that may not be excluded under applicable law.

7. Governing Law and Jurisdiction

7.1      These terms are governed by the laws of the province of Ontario, Canada:

(a)      You expressly agree that the exclusive jurisdiction for any dispute between you and anyone affiliated with WoundConnect including owners and operators of WoundConnect shall be in the Province of Ontario federal courts;

(b)       Any claim or dispute brought by you relating to the content or services of WoundConnect and/or these terms of use must be brought forward by you within one year after such as cause for dispute arises

8. International Use

8.1       WoundConnect makes no claim that the content of this website is legal or appropriate in locations outside of Ontario Canada.

8.2      You are expressly forbid where utilizing WoundConnect services would be illegal.

8.3      If WoundConnect is being accessed from locations outside of Ontario, Canada you are responsible for compliance with local laws.

9. WoundConnect Message Board

9.1 The opinions expressed on the WoundConnect Message Board located at www.woundconnect.net/connect are solely those of the User, who may or may not have medical or scientific training. These opinions do not represent the opinions of WoundConnect. The WoundConnect Connect Forums are not reviewed by a physician or any member of the WoundConnect staff for accuracy, balance, objectivity, or any other reason except for compliance with our Terms and Conditions. Some of these opinions may contain information about treatments or uses of drug or wound care products that have not been approved by Health Canada or the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. WoundConnect does not endorse any specific product, service or treatment.

9.2 Do not consider WoundConnect Connect Forums as medical advice. Never delay or disregard seeking professional medical advice from your doctor or other qualified healthcare provider because of something you have read on WoundConnect or the WoundConnect Message Board. You should always speak with your doctor before you start, stop, or change any prescribed part of your care plan or treatment. WoundConnect understands that reading individual, real-life experiences can be a helpful resource, but it is never a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment from a qualified health care provider. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or dial 911 immediately.

10. Miscellaneous

10.1       The terms of this agreement supersede all prior communications between you and WoundConnect