Terms of Use

Disclaimer

The sharing of information by ChangeCME users with other registered ChangeCME users is the responsibility of the users posting the information. Use of this information in a particular situation remains the professional responsibility of the practitioner. ChangeCME or any of its staff are not responsible for the accuracy of the information and will not be liable for any direct, indirect, special, incidental or consequential damages (including, without limitation, damages resulting from lost profits or revenue; loss of use of or reliance on the service, information provided or of any executable programs; loss of use of data or equipment; medical errors and malpractice or any other similar damages) arising out of the use or inability to use the website or any content obtained through the website. ChangeCME or its staff do not endorse any of the information or recommended activities posted by it users.

The use of this website is subject to the following terms of use:

The content of the pages of this website is for your general information and use only. It is subject to change without notice.

Unauthorized use of this website may give rise to a claim for damages and/or be a criminal offence. You must not use the website in any way that causes or is likely to cause the website or access to it to be interrupted, damaged or impaired in any way. You understand that you are solely responsible for all electronic communications and contents sent from your computer to us. You must use the website for lawful purposes only. You must not use the website for any of the following:

  • Fraudulent purposes in connection with a criminal offence or otherwise unlawful activity
  • To send, use or re-use any material that is illegal, offensive, abusive, indecent, harmful, defamatory, obscene or menacing; or in breach of copyright, trademark, confidence, privacy or any other right; or is otherwise injurious to third parties; or objectionable; or which consists of or contains software viruses, trojan horses, worms, time bombs, keystroke loggers, spyware, adware or any other harmful or similar computer code designed to adversely affect the operation of any computer software or hardware, political campaigning, commercial solicitation, chain letters, mass mailings or any spam
  • To cause annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety
  • To reproduce, duplicate, copy or resell any part of our site in contravention with these terms of use

By using the website you agree to be sent automated generated emails as described in the website and related to the functionality of the website.

By sharing your “commitment to change” and “recommended activities” with others; your registered name, city and profession (as provided by you) will be posted on this website and viewed by registered users of this website.

The use of this website is free for personal use.

No information will be provided to third parties.

Anonymous data from portfolios (without name and email address) will be used for quality improvement, website evaluation and research purposes.  All research will be governed by institutional Research Ethics Boards. By using this site you hereby give consent for your data to be used anonymously for research purposes.

Disclaimers and Limitations of Liability

General Disclaimers

We try and ensure our websites are available for use 24 hours per day, 7 days per week other than for a small period for scheduled down time, however we do not warrant that at other time our websites will be available. To the fullest extent permitted by law, we will be not be liable to you for damages or refunds should our sites become unavailable or access to a site becomes slow or incomplete due to system back-up procedures, internet traffic volume, upgrades, overload of requests to the servers, general network failures or delays, or any other cause which may from time to time make the any of our websites inaccessible to you.

Additional Product Specific Disclaimers

ChangeCME website is intended for use by licensed medical health professionals. You are responsible for your decisions on diagnosis, treatment and follow up for a patient, or from choosing or not choosing specific treatments based on this. The content does not, provide any conclusive check lists, endorse drugs, diagnose patients, or recommend therapy. Users should use their professional judgement in using content, which is done at their own risk. They should always check and ensure that in each situation at the point of care they are qualified to consult and/or treat and/or prescribe at the point of care of a patient.

To the fullest extent permitted by law, ChangeCME expressly excludes:

  • All conditions, warranties and other terms which might otherwise be implied by statute, common law or the law of equity;
  • Any liability caused by a force majeure event;
  • Any obligation of effectiveness or accuracy; and
  • Other than as set out below, any liability for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage incurred by you in connection with this agreement, including by your use or inability to use any information on our website or within any publication subscribed to, via any websites linked to our website(s) and any material posted on it, including without limitation any liability for loss of income or revenue, loss of business, loss of profits or contracts anticipated savings, loss of data, loss of goodwill, wasted time and for any other loss or damage of any kind, howsoever and whether caused by tort including negligence, by breach of contract or otherwise, even if foreseeable.

Nothing in this provision affects our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence nor for liability for fraudulent misrepresentation or misrepresentation as to a fundamental matter nor any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under the applicable law. These provisions do not affect any applicable statutory rights. If, notwithstanding the other terms of this agreement (or any other agreement between you and us), we should have any liability for any loss, harm or damage, you and we agree that such liability shall under no circumstances exceed three times the fees you have paid to us. You and medicine cases agree that the foregoing limitation of liability is an agreed allocation of risk between you and us and reflects the fees, if any, we charge you to use our publications.

Alteration of Service or Amendments to the Conditions

We reserve the right to make changes to our website, policies, and these terms and conditions at any time. You will be subject to the general policies and conditions in force at the time that you use the website or that you order goods from us, unless any change to those policies or these conditions is required to be made by law or government authority (in which case it will apply to orders previously placed by you). If any of these conditions are deemed invalid, void, or for any reason unenforceable, that condition will be deemed severable and the closest enforceable substitute (if possible) will be included and the excluded clause will not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining conditions.

Events Beyond Our Reasonable Control

We will not be held responsible for any delay or failure to comply with our obligations under these conditions if the delay or failure arises from any cause which is beyond our reasonable control including reasons of Force Majeure which shall include any default due to an act of God, war, or threatened war, act of terrorism or threatened act of terrorism, strike, lockout, industrial action, health epidemic or pandemic, fire, flood, drought, tempest or other event beyond the control of either party. This condition does not affect your statutory rights.

Waiver

If you breach these conditions and we take no action, we will still be entitled to use our rights and remedies in any other situation where you breach these conditions.

Third Party Rights Exclusion

No party, who is not party to any contract which may be entered into by us, may enforce the terms of that contract and therefore we hereby exclude the operation of the Contracts

Governing Law and Jurisdiction

To the fullest extent permitted by law, this Agreement will be governed by the laws of Ontario Canada and shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of Ontario Canada whose courts shall have exclusive jurisdiction, unless as at the date of formation of this Agreement either i) an English judgement could not be enforced in the Subscriber’s stated country location; or ii) it would take six months or more for ChangeCME to enforce an English judgement in the subscriber’s stated country location, then it is hereby agreed that this Agreement shall be governed by the laws of the subscriber’s stated country (or state if applicable) and their courts shall have jurisdiction. Notwithstanding any of the above, this clause is governed by the laws of Ontario Canada.