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Disclaimer and Terms of Use

Acceptance. This Disclaimer and Terms of Use (this “Agreement”) is a legal agreement between you, and Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care and Sunnybrook Research Institute, the owners and/or operators (“Owners”) of the website at https://driving and dementia.ca, entitled Driving & Dementia Roadmap (the “Site”). It sets forth the terms and conditions under which you may access and use the Site and all written and other materials displayed or made available through the Site, including, without limitation, articles, text, worksheets, images, illustrations and video clips (the “Content”). By accessing, using and browsing the Site, you agree to the terms and conditions set forth below. If you do not wish to be bound by this Agreement, you should not use the Site. The Owners reserve the right, in their sole discretion, to change or update this Agreement at any time and you agree to be bound by such changes and updates. Use of the Site after such changes or updates are posted will signify your acceptance of such changes to this Agreement. You should visit this page periodically to review this Agreement.

General Information is Not Medical Advice. The general information provided on the Site is for informational purposes only and is not professional medical advice, diagnosis, treatment, or care, nor is it intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, treatment, or care. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider properly licensed to practise medicine or general healthcare in your jurisdiction concerning any questions you may have regarding any information obtained from the Site and any medical condition you believe may be relevant to you or to someone else.

No Physician-Patient Relationship. The presentation of general information on the Site does not establish a physician-patient relationship between you and the Owners (or any of their physicians) and is not intended as a solicitation of individuals to become patients or clients of the Owners (or any of their physicians).

Linked Sites. The Owners are not necessarily affiliated with websites which may be linked to this Site and are not responsible for their content. Any linked websites are included for your convenience only and you access them at your own risk.

Disclaimer of Warranties. The Site and the Content are provided “AS IS” and “AS AVAILABLE”. While the Owners endeavour to provide information that is correct, accurate, current, and timely, the Owners make no representations, warranties, or covenants, express or implied, regarding the Site and the Content including, without limitation, no representation, warranty, or covenant that (i) the Content contained in or made available through the Site or any item(s) made available on or through the Site will be of merchantable quality and/or fit for a particular purpose; (ii) the Site or Content will be accurate, complete, current, reliable, appropriate or timely; (iii) that the operation of the Site will be uninterrupted or error-free; (iv) that defects or errors in the Site or the Content, be it human or computer errors, will be corrected; (v) that the Site will be free from viruses or harmful components; and (vi) that the Content does not infringe upon third party rights. Reliance upon any information provided on the Site is solely at your own risk.

Limitation of Liability. By viewing and using any information derived from the Site or the Content, you hereby waive any claims, causes of action and demands, whether in tort or contract, against the Owners in any way related to use of the Site or the Content or information derived from the Site or the Content. In no event shall the Owners, or their affiliates, or any of their respective physicians, officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors, and their respective successors and assigns be liable for damages of any kind, including, without limitation, any direct, special, indirect, punitive, incidental, or consequential damages including, without limitation, any loss or damages in the nature of, or relating to, lost business, medical injury, personal injury, wrongful death, improper diagnosis, inaccurate information, improper treatment, or any other loss incurred in connection with your use, misuse, or reliance upon the Site or the Content, or your inability to use the Site, regardless of the cause and whether arising in contract (including fundamental breach), tort (including negligence), or otherwise. The foregoing limitation shall apply even if one or all of the Owners knew of or ought to have known of the possibility of such damages.

Limited License. Subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement, you are hereby granted a limited, non- transferable, and non-exclusive license to access, view, and use the Site and the Content in Canada for your personal, non-commercial use. You are granted the right to download, store, and/or print single copies of items comprising the Content for your personal, non-commercial use, provided that you maintain all copyright and other notices contained in such Content. You may not copy and/or repost items comprising the Content online. Furthermore, you may not include any material from the Content in or with any product that you create or distribute, without the prior permission of the owner of that material. You must also abide by any additional requirements governing the use of any specific Content that may be set out in the Site. In the event of a conflict between the terms of a license governing specific Content and this Agreement, the terms of the specific license shall govern. You acknowledge and agree that the Site, and its contents, are intended only for residents of Canada.

Copyright. The Content is protected by copyright law and is owned by the Owners and its licensors, or the party accredited as the provider of the Content. Except as granted in the limited license provided in this Agreement, any use of the Content, including modification, transmission, presentation, distribution, republication, or other exploitation of the Site or of its Content, whether in whole or in part, is prohibited without the express prior written consent of the Owners. You agree to comply with all applicable copyright and other laws in your use of the Site.

Links to Site. While the Owners encourage links to the Site, they do not wish it to be linked to or from any third-party website which contains, posts, or transmits any unlawful or indecent information of any kind, including, without limitation: (i) any content constituting or encouraging conduct that would violate any law or regulation or which may be damaging or detrimental to the activities, operations, credibility, or integrity of the Owners; or (ii) any website which contains, posts, or transmits any material or information of any kind which violates or infringes upon the rights of others. The Owners reserve the right to prohibit or refuse to accept any link to the Site, including, without limitation, any link which contains or makes available any content or information of the foregoing nature, at any time. You agree to remove any link you may have to the Site upon the request of any Owner.

Use Prohibited Where Contrary to Law. Use of this Site is prohibited in any jurisdiction where the Site or any of the Content may violate any laws or regulations. You agree not to access or use the Site in such jurisdictions. You agree that you are responsible for compliance with all applicable laws or regulations. Any contravention of this provision (or any provision of this Agreement) is entirely at your own risk.

Applicable Law and Venue for Disputes. This Site is controlled by one or all of the Owners from their premises within the Province of Ontario in Canada. This Site can be accessed from all provinces and territories of Canada, as well as from other countries around the world. As each of these jurisdictions has laws that may differ from those of the Province of Ontario, all matters relating to access to, or use of, this Site, shall be governed by the laws of the Province of Ontario and the laws of Canada applicable therein, without regard to conflict of laws principles. You agree and hereby submit to the exclusive and preferential jurisdiction of the courts of the province of Ontario with respect to all matters relating to your access and use of the Site and the Content as well as any dispute that may arise therefrom.

Notice. Questions, suggestions and comments regarding the Site may be directed by email to drivinganddementia@baycrest.org. For questions on the topic of driving cessation and dementia, including questions relating to the information provided on the Site, please contact your physician or another qualified and licensed healthcare provider.

Termination. The Owners may, in their sole discretion, cancel or terminate your right to use the Site, or any part of the Site, at any time without notice. In the event of termination, you are no longer authorized to access the Site, or the part of the Site affected by such cancellation or termination. The restrictions imposed on you with respect to material copied or downloaded from the Site and the disclaimers and limitations of liabilities set forth in this Agreement, shall survive termination of this Agreement. The Owners shall not be liable to any party for such termination.

Entire Agreement. This is the entire Agreement between you and the Owners relating to your access and use of the Site.