Dietitian Directory Terms and Conditions of Use
THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS GOVERN THE ACCESS TO THE DIETITIAN DIRECTORY WEBSITE
- Acceptable Use
This Site is intended to provide users with general information and a directory of dietitians. We do not recommend or endorse any specific professional, test, product, procedure, opinion, or other information that may be mentioned on the Site. Reliance on any information provided by us, our employees, others appearing on Site at our invitation or other visitors to the Site is solely at your own risk. Your use of the Site is a privilege.
- Rules of Conduct
- Security Rules
3.1 Users are prohibited from violating or attempting to violate the security of the Site, including, without limitation: (1) accessing data not intended for such user or logging into a server or account which the user is not authorized to access; (2) attempting to probe, scan or test the vulnerability of a system or network or to breach security or authentication measures without proper authorization; (3) attempting to interfere with service to any user, host or network, including, without limitation, via means of submitting a virus to the Site, overloading, “flooding”, “mailbombing” or “crashing”; (4) sending unsolicited e-mail, including promotions and/or advertising of products or services; (5) forging any TCP/IP packet header or any part of the header information in any e-mail or newsgroup posting.
3.2 Violation of these Security Rules may result in civil or criminal liability. We will investigate occurrences which may involve such violations and may involve, and cooperate with, law enforcement authorities in prosecuting users who are involved in such violations.
- Rights Reserved
4.1 We hereby grant you a limited, terminable, non-exclusive right to access and use the Site only for your personal use. This authorizes you to view, read, and browse the information hosted on the Site.
4.2 Except as otherwise expressly permitted under copyright law, no copying, redistribution, retransmission, publication, or commercial exploitation of any material will be permitted without the express written permission of the Corporation.
4.4 Notwithstanding the forgoing, you may request permission to license the publication of certain Dietitian Directory content via our contact page.
5.1 We make no representations or warranties whatsoever regarding the Site and any materials on the Site. NOTWITHSTANDING ANYTHING TO THE CONTRARY IN THESE TERMS OF SERVICE OR ELSEWHERE, THE SITE IS PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” BASIS. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, WE HEREBY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF NON-INFRINGEMENT AND ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY. WE MAKE NO WARRANTY ABOUT THE ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, COMPLETENESS OR TIMELINESS OF THE SITE. WE MAKE NO WARRANTY THAT THE SITE’S SERVICE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, THE SITE’S FUNCTIONS SHALL BE ERROR-FREE OR, THAT THE SITE OR THE SERVERS THAT MAKE IT AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS.
5.2 The Site is not intended to be a substitute for professional advice. Under no circumstances will we be liable for any loss or damage caused by your reliance on information obtained
through the Site. It is your responsibility to evaluate the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any information, opinion, advice or other content available through the Site. Please seek the advice of professionals, as appropriate, regarding the evaluation of any specific information, opinion, advice or other content. Never disregard professional advice, including medical advice, or delay in seeking it, because of something you have read on this Site.
5.3 We have made good faith, reasonable efforts to verify the following information of any dietitians listed on this Site, and have found no contrary information:
- The name and contact details provided by the professional.
- That the professional’s license, if applicable, is valid within the province, state, or governing body, in which or under which he or she practices.
- That the professional is not subject to any license strictures preventing practice.
5.4 We verify the information at the time a professional is initially listed in our directory and then upon expiration of the professional’s credentials.
5.5 Under no circumstances will we be liable for any loss or damage stemming from services provided by any of the dietitians listed on the Site, including, but not limited to suitability, negligence, competence or WORD. We do not guarantee a dietitian’s competence, professionalism, or scope of practice. We have not taken any steps to confirm the accuracy or reliability of any of the information provided by the dietitians listed on this Site.
5.6 Always ensure that a dietitian is duly registered to provide such services. It is your responsibility to enquire and confirm the registration of a dietician who provides you their services.
5.7 Our bloggers who post articles to our Site are not employed by us or the Corporation. Each blogger is solely responsible for the content of his or her articles. Each blogger owns the copyright to the articles they upload. We do not undertake responsibility for screening or monitoring our bloggers’ materials. The opinions expressed by the bloggers are their own and are not necessarily our opinions or endorsed by us, even though these opinions may be similar to ours.
5.8 Further, we explicitly disclaim any responsibility for the accuracy, content or availability of information found on a site that links to or from the Site (a “third-party site”). We may offer links to, or incorporate into the Site, third-party sites that offer various products and/or services. We cannot ensure that users will be satisfied with any products or services that are purchased from such a third-party site, since such sites are owned and operated by others. We do not endorse any of such products or services, nor have we taken any steps to confirm the accuracy or reliability of any of the information contained in any third party sites. We do not make any representations or warranties as to the security of any information (including credit card and other personal information) users might be requested to give a third-party site. We strongly encourage users to make their own investigation of third-party sites before proceeding with any transaction with such third parties.
5.9 We do not endorse, and nothing on the Site shall be deemed to be an endorsement, representation or warranty of, any third party (including our directory members, users and bloggers), whether in relation to such third party’s products, services, websites, experience or background or otherwise. We do not make any representations or warranties with regard to any materials posted by our users, directory members or bloggers. The information in our directories is provided exclusively by participating professionals.
5.11 Your use of the Site, the Internet, any materials you post or access via our Site and your conduct online or offline are at your own risk.
5.12 The Corporation shall not be liable for any copyright infringements of any blogger or third-party that has posted information on the Site. We do not verify or guarantee that any information provided on the Site is free of copyright infringements.
- Limits of Liability
7.1 THE CORPORATION IS NOT LIABLE FOR SERVICES RENDERED BY DIETITIANS OR ANY THIRD-PARTY LISTED ON THIS SITE.
7.3 THE CORPORATION, OR ANY OF ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES OR AGENTS, SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR DAMAGES, DIRECT OR INDIRECT, AS A CONSEQUENCE OF SERVICES PROVIDED BY DIETITIANS LISTED ON THIS SITE. BY USING THIS SITE, YOU AGREE AND COVENT HOLD HARMLESS THE CORPORATION FOR DAMAGES, DIRECT OR INDIRECT, STEMMING FROM SERVICES PROVIDED BY DIETITIANS LISTED ON THIS SITE.
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- A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
- Identification of the copyright work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works at a single online site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at that site.
- Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit us to locate the material.
- Information reasonably sufficient to permit us to contact the complaining party.
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8.3 A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
8.4 Inquiries for the licensing of articles or reprint permissions should be made via our feedback page.
- Governing Law and Jurisdiction, and Waiver of Jury Trial
10.1 You shall send notices to us by mail or by email to our contact information listed below and addressed to the attention of LEGAL. Notices to you will be sent by mail or by email to the addresses you provide when registering. Notices shall be deemed given on the day actually received by the recipient, if received as provided in this paragraph before 5pm on a business day in the recipient’s location. Notices received after 5pm or on a non-business day shall be deemed received on the next business day.
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