CHFN Terms of Use

The Canadian Heart Failure Network (CHFN) maintains this Web site
as a service free of charge. By using any services provided herein,
you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the terms, conditions
and notices relating to its use.

1. As a condition of your use of this Web site and the services
contained therein, you represent and warrant to this site that you
will not use this Web site for any purpose that is unlawful or
prohibited by these terms, conditions, and notices.

2. This Web site contains one or more of the following services:
bulletin boards, forums, and/or other message or communication
facilities. You agree to use such services only to send and receive
messages and material that are proper and related to the particular
service, area, group, forum, community or other message or
communication facility. In addition to any other terms or conditions
of use of any bulletin board services, forums, and/or other message or
communication facilities, you agree that when using one, you will not:

  • Publish, post, upload, distribute or disseminate any
    inappropriate, profane, derogatory, defamatory, infringing,
    improper, obscene, indecent or unlawful topic, name, material or
    information.
  • Upload files that contain software or other material protected
    by intellectual property laws or by rights of privacy of publicity
    unless you own or control such rights or have received all necessary
    consents.
  • Upload files that contain viruses, corrupted files, or any other
    similar software or programs that may damage the operation of
    another's computer.
  • Advertise any goods or services for any commercial purpose.
  • Offer to sell any goods or services for any commercial purpose.
  • Conduct or forward chain letters or pyramid schemes.
  • Download for distribution in any manner any file posted by
    another user of a forum that you know, or reasonably should know,
    cannot be legally distributed in such manner.
  • Defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the
    legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others.
  • Falsify or delete any author attributions, legal or other proper
    notices, proprietary designations, labels of the origin, source of
    software or other material contained in a file that is uploaded.
  • Restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying any
    of the bulletin board services, chat areas, news groups, forums,
    and/or other message or communication facilities.

3. This site has no obligation to monitor the bulletin board
services, forums, and/or other message or communication facilities.
However, this site reserves the right at all times to disclose any
information deemed by the administrator necessary to satisfy any
applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request, or
to edit, refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in
whole or in part.

4. You acknowledge that communications to or with bulletin board
services, forums, and/or other message or communication facilities are
not private communications, therefore others may read your
communications without your knowledge. You should always use caution
when providing any personal information about yourself or your
children. This site does not control or endorse the content, messages
or information found in any bulletin board services, forums, and/or
other message or communication facilities and, specifically disclaims
any liability with regard to same and any actions resulting from your
participation. To the extent that there are moderators, forum managers
or hosts, none are authorized spokespersons, and their views do not
necessarily reflect those of CHFN.

5. The information, products, and services included on this Web
site may include inaccuracies or typographical errors. Changes are
periodically added to the information herein. This site may make
improvements and/or changes in this Web site at any time. Advice
received via this Web site should not be relied upon for personal,
legal or financial decisions and you should consult an appropriate
professional for specific advice tailored to your situation.

6. CHFN MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE SUITABILITY,
RELIABILITY, TIMELINESS, AND ACCURACY OF THE INFORMATION, PRODUCTS,
AND SERVICES CONTAINED ON THIS WEB SITE FOR ANY PURPOSE. ALL SUCH
INFORMATION, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT
WARRANTY OF ANY KIND.

7. CHFN HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS WITH
REGARD TO THE INFORMATION, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES CONTAINED ON THIS
WEB SITE, INCLUDING ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF
MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND
NON-INFRINGEMENT.

8. IN NO EVENT SHALL CHFN BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT,
PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR ANY DAMAGES
WHATSOEVER INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF USE,
DATA OR PROFITS, ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THE USE
OR PERFORMANCE OF THIS WEB SITE, WITH THE DELAY OR INABILITY TO USE
THIS WEB SITE, WITH THE PROVISION OF OR FAILURE TO PROVIDE SERVICES,
OR FOR ANY INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED
GRAPHICS OBTAINED THROUGH THIS WEB SITE, OR OTHERWISE ARISING OUT OF
THE USE OF THIS WEB SITE, WHETHER BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT, STRICT
LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF CHFN HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE
POSSIBILITY OF DAMAGES.

9. DUE TO THE FACT THAT CERTAIN JURISDICTIONS DO NOT PERMIT OR
RECOGNIZE AN EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR
INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IF YOU
ARE DISSATISFIED WITH ANY PORTION OF THIS WEB SITE, OR WITH ANY OF
THESE TERMS OF USE, YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY IS TO DISCONTINUE
USING THIS WEB SITE.

10. This site reserves the right in its sole discretion to deny any
user access to this Web site, any interactive service herein, or any
portion of this Web site without notice, and the right to change the
terms, conditions, and notices under which this Web site is offered.

11. This agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the
user and CHFN with respect to this Web site and it supersedes all
prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether
electronic, oral or written with respect to this Web site. A printed
version of this agreement and of any notice given in electronic form
shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based
upon or relating to this agreement to the same extent and subject to
the same conditions as other business documents and records originally
generated and maintained in printed form. Any rights not expressly
granted herein are reserved.

12. The contents of this Website, including all text, graphics,
images, hyperlinks and material from user contributions (the
"Contents"), are for general educational purposes only and are not
intended to be used for providing medical diagnosis or treatment or
making health-related decisions. This website is not a substitute or
replacement for medical advice from your doctor or health care
professional.

13. This site will attempt, where possible, to verify the
authorship and authenticity of the Contents on this Website. However,
this site cannot give any assurance that such identification will be
accurate in all cases. The views expressed in the Contents are those
of the authors and are not necessarily those of this site. Information
in the Contents may not be current and may be superseded by more
recent information published by by other parties. Use of this website
and reliance on the Contents of this site will be at your own risk.