Terms and Conditions

Please read the following Terms and Conditions of use carefully before using this site. 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.

University Health Network ("UHN") may revise and update these Terms and Conditions without notice at any time. Your continued usage of the University Health Network, including The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation web site, ("UHN site" or the "site") will mean you accept those changes.

This is a Canadian web site. Its content is intended for Canadian residents only. 

This site does not provide medical advice

Please be advised that all of the information on University Health Network's websites, including The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation, are 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 University Health 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 site.

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 UHN. As such, UHN 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

University Health Network authorizes you to view or download a single copy of the material on the University Health Network site solely for your personal, non-commercial use if you include the following copyright notice: "Copyright © 2014 University Health Network. 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.

External web sites linked from UHN/PMCF's web site

Any web sites linked from the UHN website are created by organizations outside University Health Network. Those organizations are responsible for the information contained within their sites. UHN does not recommend and does not endorse the content on any third-party websites. UHN 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 web sites 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 Disclaimer constitute the entire agreement between you and UHN with respect to the use of The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation web site.

Blog Terms & Conditions

The views expressed on this site belong to the individuals posting, and don’t necessarily represent those of The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation (PMCF). This site does not provide medical advice and should not be considered medical advice or counsel. If you have medical questions or concerns about your health, please consult your physician. For reasons of confidentiality, we cannot comment on specific situations or personal matters. Comments with personal health information may not be published.

  • By using this website, you agree that under no circumstances will PMCF or any other party engaged in creating, producing or delivering this website or any site linked to this website, be legally responsible to you in any manner whatsoever for any decision made or action taken by you on the basis of information provided through this website.
  • PMCF maintains the right to revise or modify information contained in this website at any time and without notice.
  • The use of this website does not constitute a physician-patient relationship and, therefore, does not obligate PMHF in any way to users of this website.

Commenting

The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation encourages readers of our blog to participate with us by sharing their thoughts and comments. To ensure a positive experience for all involved, the following policies will be enforced:

  • We reserve the right to delete comments deemed unlawful, slanderous, disruptive, profane or off-topic and to block consistently disruptive users.
  • Please remain respectful of our blog authors and others who comment on our blog posts. Comments posted must not be:
    • Sexually explicit or suggestive, violent, or derogatory to members of any ethnic, racial, gender, religious, or age group or sexual orientation.
  • Comments posted to the PMCF blog reflect the views of the invididual posters and do not reflect the views of PMCF.
  • Comments that are overtly sales-oriented, spam, or that do not add value will be removed. 

As we are a  Foundation and not the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, please contact Patient Relations office for any Cancer Centre concerns. They provide patients and families with an opportunity to express compliments, concerns, questions and suggestions: patientrelations@uhn.on.ca.

Contact Information

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

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