Terms and conditions
Your accessing of information or requesting of information contained on the Health Quality Council website constitutes your acceptance of the terms and conditions set out below.
Information, software, other material provided in, or accessible through the Health Quality Council Website are provided as general information and for reference purposes only and should not be considered as specific medical advice. Organizations and individuals assume all responsibility for using and/or relying on information they may access through the Health Quality Council Website.
Copyrights and intellectual property
Some information contained on the Health Quality Council Website may be protected by copyright; where this is the case, copyright will be indicated. Individuals or organizations are not permitted to copy, distribute or publish any copywritten information without first obtaining permission from the copyright owner. Individuals and organizations are granted a limited license to display or print information contained on the Health Quality Council Website for personal use only, provided that the information is not modified in any manner and all proprietary notices are retained. The use of information accessed through the Health Quality Council Website for commercial purposes without written permission from the Health Quality Council is prohibited. The Health Quality Council retains all intellectual property rights on all information contained within our website.
External links and agreements
Under no circumstances shall the Health Quality Council (including its directors, officers, employees, or contract personnel) be liable to any individual or organization for:
- Any direct, indirect, special, or consequential damages including loss of profits or loss of business opportunities that may result from access or use of the Health Quality Council Website or information contained within the website, including the use of any services or products, or your reliance on medical or treatment information provided on or through our website, or that results from mistakes, omissions, interruptions, deletion, or corruption of files, errors, defects, delays in preparation or transmission or failure of performance; and
- Any loses or expenses (including legal fees) arising out of or in connection with any allegation, claim, suit or other proceeding based on a contention the use of the Health Quality Council Website or information contained on the website by any individual or organization infringes the intellectual property rights or contractual rights of any third party.
The limitations of liability described in the terms and conditions of the Health Quality Council Website shall apply regardless of whether the cause of action is in contract (including without limitation, breach of a fundamental term), tort (including without limitation and negligence), equity or other doctrine of law.
Individuals and organizations agree to indemnify the Health Quality Council (including its directors, officers, employees, or contract personnel) from and against any and all third party claims, demands, liabilities, costs – including legal fees, resulting from a breach of any of the provisions of the Terms and Conditions.
The Health Quality Council (including its directors, officers, employees, or contract personnel) provides the website and information contained within the website on an “as is, where is” basis and does not make any express or implied warranties, representations, endorsement, or conditions with respect to the website of information contained within the website, including without limitation, warranties as to the merchantability, operation, non-infringement, usefulness, completeness, accuracy, currentness, reliability, and fitness for a particular purpose.
Further, the Health Quality Council does not represent or warrant that our website will be available and meet your requirements, that access will be uninterrupted, that there will be no delays, failures, errors or omissions or loss of transmitted information, that no viruses or other contaminating or destructive properties will be transmitted or that no damage will occur to your computer system. Individuals and organizations must take sole responsibility for adequate protection and backup of data and/or equipment and to take reasonable and appropriate precautions to scan for computer viruses or other destructive properties.
No unlawful or prohibited use
As a condition of use of this website, individuals and organizations agree not to use the services provided by this site for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by the terms and conditions of this online agreement. Individuals and organizations agree not to attempt to gain unauthorized access to services provided through this website, other user accounts, computer systems, or networks connected to this website through hacking, password sniffing, or any other means.
The Saskatchewan Health Quality Council is located in Saskatchewan, Canada and the Health Quality Council Website is managed within Saskatchewan, Canada. This online agreement and any disputes or actions arising from the access of the Health Quality Council Website or information contained within the website shall be governed by the laws of Saskatchewan, Canada and the federal laws of Canada applicable therein.
The information, products, or services described within the Health Quality Council Website may or may not be available or applicable outside Saskatchewan, Canada. Please be aware of the laws of your location or that otherwise may apply to you in relation to any of the matters described within our website. Unofficial document if printed. Changes may be made to the terms and conditions contained in this document at any time by the HQC without notice.
Upon accessing our website you are agreeing to review the terms and conditions contained in this document on a regular basis and your continued access and use of information contained within the website will constitute your agreement to agree to any such changes.