Privacy statement

Introduction

Thank you for visiting the Caring for Carers website (the “Website”).
The Website is operated by a major pharmaceutical manufacturer registered in Canada (“the Sponsor”).

This Privacy Statement describes how the Sponsor collects, uses, protects, and discloses the personal information that you may share when you visit this Website. We are committed to collecting, maintaining, and securing your personal information in accordance with the terms of this Privacy Statement. We encourage you to read this Privacy Statement in its entirety before submitting any information. By using this Website, and submitting or requesting information, you acknowledge that you understand, and agree with, the provisions of this Privacy Statement.

Use of Cookies and Other Tags

Where permitted by law, non-personally identifiable information and data may be automatically collected through the use of “cookies” or “Internet tags” and other similar techniques. This type of anonymous information allows us to evaluate customer interest in the Website and perform other market research activities. Cookies are small text files a website can use to recognize repeated usage, facilitate the user’s access to and use of the site, and allow a site to track usage behavior and compile aggregate data that will allow content improvement and targeted advertising. Cookies are programs that come into a user’s system but do not damage files. Generally, cookies work by assigning a unique number to the user that has no meaning outside the assigning site. If a user does not want information to be collected through the use of cookies, there is a simple procedure in most browsers that allows the user to deny or accept the cookie feature; however, users should note that cookies may be necessary to provide the user with certain features (e.g., customized delivery of information) available on the Website.

We also may collect and store the name of the domain and host from which you access the Internet, the Internet protocol (IP) address of the computer you are using, the browser software you use and your operating system, the date and time you access our website, and the Internet address of the website from which you linked directly to our website. However this information is not considered as Personal Information since it does not allow us to identify you.

Data Integrity and Security

The Sponsor takes reasonable steps to ensure that all Personal Information collected is reliable for their intended use, accurate, complete, and current. The Sponsor uses appropriate technical, administrative, and physical safeguards to protect data that pertain to you, from loss, misuse, or alteration. In addition, the Sponsor takes steps to ensure that existing safeguards take into account new known threats. However, no organization can guarantee the absolute security of Personal Information. You should keep in mind that Internet transmissions, particularly email transmissions, are never 100% secure or error-free. Accordingly, we caution you to guard your own computer and password against unauthorized access by others.

Links and Third-Party Websites

This Website may contain links or references to third-party websites as a convenience to you. This Privacy Statement does not cover the practices of those websites. We do not control the content of these third party websites and are not responsible for the privacy practices of those websites. Please review the privacy policies on each website that you visit.

Updates to Privacy Statement

The Sponsor may update this Privacy Statement from time to time based on, among other things, changes in applicable laws, changes to the Website, and advances in technology. The Sponsor reserves the right to modify, add, or remove portions of this Privacy Statement at any time at our sole discretion. If the Sponsor decides to revise this Statement, it will post the revised Statement at this Website. We encourage you to review the Privacy Statement each time you visit this Website.

This Privacy Statement was last updated on May 4, 2016.

Terms of use

Welcome to Caring for Carers (hereinafter the “Website”).
The Website is operated by a major pharmaceutical manufacturer registered in Canada (“the Sponsor”).
The present Terms of Use are an agreement between you and the Sponsor, a duly registered company having its principal place of business in Montreal, Quebec.

By accessing and using this Website you accept to be bound by the present Terms of Use and the Privacy Statement. These terms of use may be revised by the Sponsor from time to time and you should therefore review them on your next visit to the Website. Your continued use of the Website following any such posting will be deemed as consent to the new notice, term or condition.

Disclaimer

REASONABLE CARE IS BEING TAKEN TO ENSURE THAT THE SITE CONTENT IS ACCURATE AND UP-TO-DATE, BUT THE SPONSOR MAKES NO WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE ACCURACY, SEQUENCE, TIMELINESS OR COMPLETENESS OF THE SITE CONTENT, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND WE MAY DISCONTINUE DISTRIBUTING THE SITE WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE. THE INFORMATION ON THIS SITE IS INTENDED FOR GENERAL GUIDANCE ONLY AND MAY NEVER SUBSTITUTE ADVICE PROVIDED BY A DOCTOR OR OTHER QUALIFIED HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS. THE SPONSOR SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF ACCESS TO OR USE OF ANY CONTENT ON THIS SITE, REGARDLESS OF THE ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF ANY SUCH CONTENT, OR FROM COMPUTER VIRUSES.

ALL USERS OF THE SITE AGREE THAT ACCESS TO AND THE CONTENTS THEREOF ARE AT THEIR OWN RISK. WE DO NOT WARRANT THAT THIS SITE OR ITS SERVERS ARE FREE FROM VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. IN NO EVENT WILL THE SPONSOR BE LIABLE TO ANY PARTY FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES RESULTING FROM ANY USE OF, ACCESS OF OR INABILITY TO USE THIS WEBSITE, THE INFORMATION CONTAINED HEREIN, OR ANY OTHER HYPERLINKED OR REFERENCED WEBSITE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY LOST PROFITS, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, LOSS OF PROGRAMS OR OTHER DATA ON YOUR INFORMATION HANDLING SYSTEM OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF WE ARE EXPRESSLY ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

This Website contains information about products, programs, and services. This information is for education purposes ONLY, and should NOT be considered as endorsing any product, program, or service. In addition, such references should NOT be considered as implying that the Sponsor intends to provide or announce such products, programs, or services.

This Website may contain information related to medical conditions and their treatment. It is not the Sponsor’s intention to provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment from the Website. You should not use the information contained on this Website to diagnose a health or fitness problem or disease. Consult with your doctor, pharmacist, or other health care professional if you have any medical questions, as only a health care professional can determine if a particular course of treatment is right for you. PLEASE CONSULT WITH YOUR DOCTOR, OR OTHER QUALIFIED HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONAL, BEFORE USING ANY PRODUCT DESCRIBED IN THIS WEBSITE. THE SPONSOR IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY INJURY OR LOSS WHICH MAY ARISE FROM RELIANCE ON INFORMATION CONTAINED ON THE WEBSITE.

Intellectual Property

The content of the Website is subject to copyright protection and other intellectual property rights. The content of this Website may not be copied other than for personal and non-commercial use with all copyright or other proprietary notices retained.

Links to other websites

This Website may contain links to third party websites. The Sponsor disclaims any control over, relationship with, or endorsement of such sites. Links to other websites are only provided as a convenience, we recommend that you pay a particular attention to their terms of use.

Prohibited uses

Except as otherwise expressly permitted by the Sponsor, any access or attempt to access other areas of the Sponsor’s computer system or other information contained on the system for any purpose is strictly prohibited. You agree that you will not use any robot, spider, other automatic or manual process or device to “screen scrape,” monitor, or “mine,” on the Website or the content contained therein. You will not spam any other user of the Website for any reason. You agree that you will not use any devices, software or routine to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Website. You agree that you will not take any action that imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on the Sponsor’s infrastructure. The Sponsor reserves the right to suspend or terminate your access to the Website if you violate the present Terms of Use. If your violation causes harm to others, you agree to indemnify and hold the Sponsor harmless from and against any and all loss, damage, or expense.

Miscellaneous

These Terms of Use shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of the Province of Quebec and the applicable Canadian laws. Parties hereby irrevocably submit to the jurisdiction of the courts of the district of Montreal, Province of Quebec.

These Terms of Use constitute the entire understanding and agreement regarding the use of and access to the Website and these Terms of Use supersede and replace any prior understanding or agreement regarding this Website.

These Terms of Use shall be binding upon, enuring to the benefit of, and enforceable by and against each of the parties and their respective successors and assigns. The Sponsor shall be allowed to assign these Terms of Use to any third party without requiring your consent.

Should a particular provision of these Terms of Use be held to be invalid by a court of competent jurisdiction, such provision shall be deemed severed from the Terms of Use and shall not affect the validity of the Terms of Use as a whole.

Terms of Use last updated on May 4, 2016.