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Your access to and continued use of The Team for Research with Adolescents and Children in Palliation and Grief (TRAC-PG) website http://www.tracpg.ca constitutes your acceptance of, and is conditional upon your continued acceptance of and compliance with, the following provisions. If you have not already done so, please take some time to familiarize yourself with them. Please check back periodically as these terms and conditions may change from time to time. Your continued use of the site will mean you accept those changes.

Last Revised: October 2008

Copyright © 2008. All rights reserved. All information on the site (the “Information”) is copyrighted by The Team for Research with Adolescents and Children in Palliation and Grief (TRAC-PG) , (“we” or “us”) or other contributors. Users of the site (“you”) are granted a limited license to use (display or print) the Information for personal non-commercial use only, provided the Information is not modified and all copyright and other proprietary notices are retained. Any other use is strictly prohibited without our prior permission and the permission of the applicable rights holders. None of the Information may be otherwise reproduced, republished or re-disseminated in any manner or form without the prior written consent of an authorized representative of TRAC-PG.. Certain words, phrases, names, designs or logos used on the Site may constitute trade marks, service marks or trade names such as TRAC-PG or other entities.

The Information on the site, including but not limited to newsletters, articles, opinions and views, is provided for educational information purposes only. It is not designed or intended to constitute medical advice or to be used for diagnosis. Due to unique individual needs, you should consult your own personal physician to determine the appropriateness of the Information for your specific situation and before making any decision regarding treatment and/or medication. Please consult with your physician before making any decision regarding treatment and/or medication. Online resources are not a substitute for the personalized judgment and care of a trained medical professional.

Any information created by us is believed to be reliable when posted. However, we do not guarantee or warrant the quality, accuracy, completeness, timeliness, appropriateness or suitability of the Information provided. Reliance on any information appearing on the site is at your own risk. We also expressly disclaim all warranties, representations and conditions regarding use of the site or the Information. We assume no obligation to update the Information or advise on further developments concerning topics mentioned. The Information is supplied “AS IS” and may contain typographical or other errors. The Information may be changed from time to time without notice. Certain portions of the Information may have been contributed by other persons and should not be assumed to have been reviewed or endorsed by us.

TRAC-PG and the contributors of any Information are not responsible for any damages whatsoever, arising out of or in connection with the use of the site or your reliance on the Information, whether in an action of contract, negligence or other tortious action.
Reference to or mention of specific products, processes or services do not constitute or imply a recommendation or endorsement by us. Any links we provide to other sites are provided as a reference to help you identify and locate other Internet resources that may be of interest. These other sites were independently developed by parties other than TRAC-PG and we do not assume responsibility for the accuracy or appropriateness of the information contained at, or endorse the viewpoints expressed at such other sites. Your use of any third party website is at your own risk and is subject to the terms of use of such site.

This is a Canadian website. The laws in effect in the Province of Ontario shall govern this agreement and any dispute or claim based on your use of the site or the information. You agree that any action or proceeding related to this agreement or your use of the site shall only be brought by you in the courts of the Province of Ontario.

Privacy Statement

The Team for Research with Adolescents and Children in Palliation and Grief is committed to protecting your privacy and to providing you with a safe online experience.  The following statement is meant to govern any collection, use and security of your personal information.  By using the Team for Research with Adolescents and Children in Palliation and Grief website, you consent to the following privacy practices.

Collection of Personal Information

Should you provide us with any personally identifiable information such as name, phone number or email address, this information will be used to inform you about such things as:  research initiatives or findings, upcoming studies, newsletters, services and resources.
Photographs of children or family members will require written permission of the legal guardian of the child and will follow the consenting practices used by most major health facilities.

Research Participation

Should you agree to participate in a study, all information that you provide will be treated anonymously and with highest confidentiality for research purposes only. All researchers will use formal consent procedures developed by known organizations such as but not limited to:  hospitals, universities and health care organizations.

Security of your Personal Information

Any personal information that you disclose will be secured by computer servers in a controlled, secure environment protected from unauthorized use access, use or disclosure.

The Team for Research with Adolescents and Children keeps track of the website and pages visited so that we can determine what is most popular and helpful.

Should we get into blogging, message boards, share your stories etc down the road then we’ll have to create a disclaimer about sharing personal information.

These Terms of Use set forth the entire understanding and agreement between TRAC-PG and you with respect to the site.
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