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Terms and Conditions

PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS WEBSITE. All users of this site agree that access to and use of this site are subject to the following terms and conditions and other applicable law. If you do not agree to these terms and conditions, please do not use this site.

 

Copyright

The entire content included in this site, including but not limited to text, graphics or code is copyrighted as a collective work under Canadian and other copyright laws, and is the property of the Canadian Chiari Association. The collective work includes works that are licensed to Canadian Chiari Association. Copyright 2013, Canadian Chiari Association ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. You may display and, subject to any expressly stated restrictions or limitations relating to specific material, download or print portions of the material from the different areas of the site solely for your own non-commercial use. Any other use, including but not limited to the reproduction, distribution, display or transmission of the content of this site is strictly prohibited, unless authorized by Canadian Chiari Association. You further agree not to change or delete any proprietary notices from materials downloaded from the site.

 

Notice

Canadian Chiari Association may deliver notice to you by means of e-mail, a general notice on the site, or by other reliable method to the address you have provided to Canadian Chiari Association.

 

Use of Site

Harassment in any manner or form on the site, including via e-mail, chat, or by use of obscene or abusive language, is strictly forbidden. Impersonation of others, including an Canadian Chiari Association team member or other licensed employee, host, or representative, as well as other members or visitors on the site is prohibited. You may not upload to, distribute, or otherwise publish through the site any content which is libelous, defamatory, obscene, threatening, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, abusive, illegal, or otherwise objectionable which may constitute or encourage a criminal offense, violate the rights of any party or which may otherwise give rise to liability or violate any law. You may not upload commercial content on the site or use the site to solicit others to join or become members of any other commercial online service or other organization.

 

Participation Disclaimer

The Canadian Chiari Association does not and cannot review all communications and materials posted to or created by users accessing the site, and is not in any manner responsible for the content of these communications and materials. You acknowledge that by providing you with the ability to view and distribute user-generated content on the site, The Canadian Chiari Association is merely acting as a passive conduit for such distribution and is not undertaking any obligation or liability relating to any contents or activities on the site. However, the Canadian Chiari Association reserves the right to block or remove communications or materials that it determines to be (a) abusive, defamatory, or obscene, (b) fraudulent, deceptive, or misleading, (c) in violation of a copyright, trademark or; other intellectual property right of another or (d) offensive or otherwise unacceptable to the Canadian Chiari Association in its sole discretion.

 

Indemnification

You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless the Canadian Chiari Association, its officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors and suppliers (collectively the "Service Providers") from and against all losses, expenses, damages and costs, including reasonable attorneys' fees, resulting from any violation of these terms and conditions or any activity related to your account (including negligent or wrongful conduct) by you or any other person accessing the site using your Internet account.

 

Third-Party Links

In an attempt to provide increased value to our visitors, the Canadian Chiari Association may link to sites operated by third parties. However, even if the third party is affiliated with the Canadian Chiari Association, the Canadian Chiari Association has no control over these linked sites, all of which have separate privacy and data collection practices, independent of The Canadian Chiari Association. These linked sites are only for your convenience and therefore you access them at your own risk. Nonetheless, the Canadian Chiari Association seeks to protect the integrity of its web site and the links placed upon it and therefore requests any feedback on not only its own site, but for sites it links to as well (including if a specific link does not work).

 

We are not doctors

We are not doctors in this group, any medical discussions are based on personal experience. Any medical issues should be discussed with your treating doctors. All information provided is provided with the best of intentions, and where ever possible it's validity is checked with a medical professional. However the course of your personal care is best discussed with your medical team. With this said, if you know information on this site to be inaccurate, please use the contact us form to alert us to this. We will then attempt to verify the information as accurate or inaccurate. inaccurate information will be removed from the site.

Disclaimer:  The material presented on this site is for information ONLY and does not constitute medical advice.  For diagnosis and treatment options please consult your healthcare provider.  The Canadian Chiari Association (CCA) does not recommend or endorse any one treatment, procedure or product.

The CCA aims to increase awareness of Chiari Malformation across Canada and to provide its members with information to help them in their daily lives.  As such, this site may contain third party links and/or information available as PDFs.  The CCA takes no responsibility for the accuracy or currency of these sources.  Visitors who use the information on this site do so at their own risk.