Using the VIRCAN Website

By using this site, you signify your assent to these Terms and Conditions. If you do not agree to all of these Terms and Conditions of use, do not use this site.

The Viral Hepatitis Care Network (“VIRCAN”) may revise and update these Terms and Conditions without notice at any time. Your continued usage of the Viral Hepatitis Care Network website (“VIRCAN site” or the “site”) will mean you accept those changes.

This is a Canadian website. Its content is intended for Canadian residents only.

This site does not provide medical advice.
Please be advised that all of the information on the Viral Hepatitis Care Network website is provided for informational purposes only. This site does not provide medical advice. It is not a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. If you have or suspect you have a health problem, please consult your family physician. If you have or suspect you are experiencing a health emergency, please promptly visit a hospital Emergency Department in your area.

Reliance on any information provided by the Viral Hepatitis Care Network appearing on or provided in relation to the site is solely at your own risk.

This site may contain health- or medical-related materials that are explicit. If you find these materials offensive, you may not want to use our website.

The site and the content provided are on an “as is” basis. When using the site, information will be transmitted over a medium that may be beyond the control and jurisdiction of VIRCAN. As such, VIRCAN assumes no liability for or relating to the delay, failure, interruption or corruption of any data or other information transmitted in connection with use of this site.

Use of Content

The Viral Hepatitis Care Network authorizes you to view or download a single copy of the material on the Viral Hepatitis Care Network site solely for your personal, non-commercial use if you include the following copyright notice: “Copyright © 2016 Viral Hepatitis Care Network (VIRCAN). All rights reserved.” Any other use of the material is strictly prohibited without our prior written permission and the permission of the applicable rights holder(s). If you violate any of these Terms and Conditions, your permission to use the content automatically terminates and you must immediately destroy any copies you have made of any portion of the content.

Viewing Videos on the VIRCAN Website

The material contained in videos on the Viral Hepatitis Care Network website is intended for informational and educational purposes only. Please be advised that users are cautioned as some videos may contain explicit scenes and/or graphic images that may be inappropriate for certain audiences. By accessing the video, you acknowledge and fully understand that it is for informational and educational purposes only.

The views and opinions of authors expressed in the video do not necessarily state or reflect those of VIRCAN and they may not be used for advertising or product endorsement purposes. VIRCAN does not endorse or recommend any commercial products, processes or services.

Specific medical advice will not be provided. VIRCAN urges you to consult with a qualified physician for consultation, diagnosis and/or treatment plans with respect to your medical condition(s). It is not the intention of VIRCAN to provide specific medical advice through video, but rather to provide users with information to better understand their health and their diagnosed disorders.

External Websites Linked from the VIRCAN Website

Any websites linked from the VIRCAN website are created by organizations outside the Viral Hepatitis Care Network. Those organizations are responsible for the information contained within their sites. VIRCAN does not recommend and does not endorse the content on any third-party websites. VIRCAN is not responsible for the content of linked third-party sites or third-party advertisements and does not make any representations regarding their content or accuracy. Your use of third-party websites is at your own risk and subject to the terms and conditions of use for such sites. Any specific comments regarding these sites should be directed to that individual organization.

General Information

Our failure to act with respect to a breach by you or others of these Terms and Conditions of Use does not waive our right to act with respect to subsequent or similar breaches. These Terms and Conditions of Use set forth the entire understanding and agreement between us and any site user with respect to the site, its uses and services.

Except as expressly provided in a particular “legal notice” on the site, these Terms and Conditions and the VIRCAN Disclaimer constitute the entire agreement between you and VIRCAN with respect to the use of the VIRCAN website.

Contact Information

If you have any questions about these Terms and Conditions of Use or the website in general, please contact us at privacy@vircan.ca.

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