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Conditions of Use

Legal Notice & Disclaimer

Please review the Terms of Use/Privacy Statement before using this website. Your use of this website indicates your agreement to be bound by the Terms of Use /Privacy Statement.


By using this website, you are agreeing to these Terms and Conditions. If you do not agree to all of these Terms and Conditions of Use, do not use this website. Prairie Mountain Health reserves the right to revise these Terms at any time by updating this posting. Use of this website after changes are posted will signify your acceptance of the revised Terms. Visit this page prior to use this website to review the current Terms.

Choice of Law

Prairie Mountain Health operates in Western Manitoba, Canada and this Site and its content is intended for use by residents of Canada only. You agree that the laws of the Province of Manitoba and the laws of Canada applicable therein shall govern as to your access or use of this site and its content and as to the interpretation, validity and effect of this agreement notwithstanding any conflict of laws provisions or your domicile, residence or physical location. You hereby consent and submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the Province of Manitoba in any action or proceeding instituted under or pursuant to this agreement and all matters relating to your access and use of this Site and its content.

No Healthcare or Medical Advice

The information that is provided on the Site is not intended to be healthcare or medical advice. Many factors unknown to Prairie Mountain Health may affect the applicability of any statement or comment to your particular circumstances. You should not act nor refrain from acting based upon any information contained on the Site without consulting a qualified health care professional.

If you have or suspect you have a health problem, you should call your health care provider immediately. This Site contains general information that is not specific to any individual person. If you have any questions after reading this, ask your own physician or health care professional or provider. They know you and can best answer your questions.

The Site has been prepared specifically for Prairie Mountain Health, not for any manufacturer or other company, and the authors have not received any remuneration from any manufacturer or other company in connection with its preparation.

The Site shall not be reproduced without the consent of the authors.


Any information on the Prairie Mountain Health web site (the “Site”) represents the opinions of the authors and not that of Prairie Mountain Health, its Board of Directors, or its management. The Site provides general information that may be of interest to readers. The information is not intended to replace consultations with your health care professional or to provide medical advice or diagnosis. Please direct all personal medical and health questions to your health care professional. Prairie Mountain Health, its Board of Directors, management, staff and/or its physicians shall not be liable for any damages, claims, liabilities, costs or obligations arising from the use or misuse of the material contained in this Site, whether such obligations arise in contract, tort, negligence, equity or statute law.


This Site is protected under the copyright laws of Canada and other countries. The materials and images on this web site are protected by copyright and are trademarked.

Prairie Mountain Health either owns the intellectual property rights, including copyright, in and to this Site, or has acquired the necessary licenses in the information, including all text, HTML code, multimedia clips, images, graphics, icons and the selection and arrangement of the contents of this Site.

Unless otherwise noted, the content of Prairie Mountain Health web site is for visitor’s personal and non-commercial use.

Limited License

Prairie Mountain Health grants the user of this Site a limited license to display on their computer, print, download and/or use the underlying HTML, text and other content that is made available on the Site, for non-commercial, personal or educational purposes only, provided that:

  • content is not modified;
  • included with, and displayed on, each copy of such content is the associated copyright notice and this limited license.

No other use is permitted. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, you may not:

  • make any commercial use of such content;
  • include such content in or with any product that you create or distribute;
  • copy such content onto your, or any other person’s, web site.

Permission to Reproduce

Advanced, written authorization is required from Prairie Mountain Health if you wish to use and/or publish the name, logo, and/or likeness, photographs, graphics, illustrations, video, music and sound from Prairie Mountain Health website. For more information please contact Prairie Mountain Health.

Unless otherwise noted, text on this website may be reproduced for non-commercial personal purposes. Any reproductions may not be represented as an official version of the materials reproduced, or as having been made in affiliation with, or with the endorsement of Prairie Mountain Health.


Certain words, phrases, names, designs, or logos used on the Site may constitute trademarks, service marks or trade names of Prairie Mountain Health or other entities. The display of any such marks or names on the Site does not imply that a license has been granted by Prairie Mountain Health or other entities.

No Advice or Warranties

Prairie Mountain Health does not warrant the quality, accuracy nor completeness of the information or services made available on this Site. Such information and services are provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis without warranty or condition of any kind. Prairie Mountain Health expressly disclaims any and all warranties and conditions of any kind whether express or implied, including without limitation implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement. Prairie Mountain Health may include inaccuracies or typographical errors. You should not assume that the Site will be error-free or that the Site will operate without interruption.

The information on the Site, including but not limited to, newsletters, articles, opinions, views, wording, graphics and images is provided for educational or information purposes only. It is not intended to provide medical, legal or professional advice whatsoever and should not be relied upon in that respect. You should not act or rely on any Information on this Site without seeking the advice of a professional.

The information provided on this Site is believed to be reliable when posted. However, the Prairie Mountain Health does not guarantee the quality, accuracy, completeness or timelines of the information. Prairie Mountain Health assumes no obligation to update the information or advise on further developments concerning topics mentioned. The information contained on the Site may contain typographical errors. Prairie Mountain Health does not warrant the completeness, timeliness or accuracy of any of the content on this site. Prairie Mountain may make changes to the content at any time in its sole discretion without notice.


Prairie Mountain Health disclaims all warranties, representations and conditions regarding use of the Site or the information, including all implied warranties or conditions of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose and whether express or implied, or arising from a course of dealing, usage or trade practice.

No Endorsement or Solicitation

Prairie Mountain Health does not exert responsibility, editorial or other control over the contents of the links to other Internet sites or any postings by a third party. Prairie Mountain Health, disclaims any and all liability for any claims or damages, which may result from any postings by third parties. Prairie Mountain Health disclaims any and all liability for injury and/or other damages, which result from an individual using techniques discussed on this or the linked web sites.

References in this Site to third parties’ goods, services, products or publications are not endorsements or approval of such goods, services, products or publications. Links to other web sites are not endorsements or approvals of such sites, the third parties named therein, or their products and services, nor is any liability assumed for incompatibility, non-suitability, viral infection, worms, Trojan horses, or other destructive/disruptive components on or from such web sites.

A link to another site should not be construed to mean that Prairie Mountain Health is affiliated or associated with, or is legally authorized to use any trademark, trade name, logo or copyright symbol that may be reflected in the link or the description of the link to such other sites.

Prairie Mountain Health web site contains links to web sites and servers maintained by third parties over whom Prairie Mountain Health has no control. By providing these links, Prairie Mountain Health is not endorsing these websites nor is it responsible for the privacy practices, content, transactions, and the functioning of the websites.

No part of the Site should be taken to constitute an offer or solicitation to by or sell products or services.


Prairie Mountain Health uses its best efforts but is not responsible for the results of any search results that reference sites and information located worldwide throughout the Internet. Because some of the content on the Internet consists of material that is adult-oriented or otherwise objectionable to some people, the results of your use of the Site Search tool may automatically and unintentionally generate links or references to objectionable material. Prairie Mountain Health can make no claim that such surprises will not occur. Computerized search technology does not give you search results limited to only the web sites that you were seeking. There may be extraneous referenced results as well.

No Liability

You expressly understand and agree that Prairie Mountain Health is not responsible for any direct, indirect, special, incidental or consequential damage or any other damages whatsoever and howsoever caused, arising out of or in connection with the use of the Site or in reliance on the information available on the Site, including any loss of use, lost data, lost business profits, business interruption, personal injury, or any other personal or pecuniary loss, whether the action is in contract, tort (including negligence), other tortious action or any other cause of action.

Prairie Mountain Health disclaims any liability for unauthorized use or reproduction of any portion of the Site.

Prairie Mountain Health assumes no liability for the delay, failure, interruption or corruption of any data transmitted in connection with this web site.

In no event shall Prairie Mountain Health or any third parties mentioned on this web site be liable for any damages (including, without limitation, incidental and consequential damages, personal injury/wrongful death, lost profits, or damages resulting from lost data or business interruption) resulting from the use, misuse or inability to use this web site, whether based on warranty, contract, tort or other legal theory, and whether or not Prairie Mountain Health is advised of the possibility of such damages.


You agree to indemnify Prairie Mountain Health from and against any and all actions, claims, losses, damages, liabilities and expenses, including reasonable legal fees, arising directly or indirectly from: (a) your breach of any of these Terms or any additional terms; (b) your access to or use of this Site or any web site to which this Site is or may be linked from time to time; (c) your use of, reliance on, or publication, communication or distribution of anything on or from this Site; or (d) your violation of any law or regulation to the detriment of Prairie Mountain Health. If you are dissatisfied with any material on this Site or with any of the Terms of use of this Site, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using this Site.

Conformance with Law

You agree that your use of the Site shall not violate any applicable local, national or international law, including but not limited to any regulations having the force of law. Some jurisdictions may have restrictions on the use of the Internet by their residents.

You agree not to impersonate another person in your use of the Site or the sending of any e-mail to an address listed on the Site.


All information submitted to Prairie Mountain Health via the Site shall be deemed and remain the property of Prairie Mountain Health and Prairie Mountain Health shall be free to use, for any purpose, any ideas, concepts, know-how or other techniques contained in information provided to Prairie Mountain Health through the Site or sent through e-mail. Prairie Mountain Health shall not be subject to any obligations of confidentiality regarding any such information submitted to it unless specifically agreed by Prairie Mountain Health or required by law.

You agree that any information submitted for inclusion at the Site does not infringe on the intellectual property or other rights of any third parties and you grant Prairie Mountain Health a right to provide access to the information from the Site. You warrant that any software submitted to Prairie Mountain Health shall be free of computer viruses.

Viruses and Infections

While every effort is made to ensure that all information provided on this site does not contain computer viruses, Prairie Mountain Health cannot and does not either guarantee or warrant that files available for downloading through the web site will be free of infection or viruses, worms, or codes that manifest contaminating or destructive properties. You should take reasonable and appropriate precautions to scan for computer viruses and should ensure that you have a complete and current backup of the applicable items of information contained on your computer system.

Confidentiality Warning

The Internet is not a secure medium and privacy cannot be assured. Prairie Mountain Health cannot assume any responsibility for any harm or damage you may experience or incur by sending personal or confidential information to anyone.

Complete Agreement

This Terms of Use Statement and the Privacy Statement represent the entire agreement between every user and Prairie Mountain Health regarding use of the web site.

By agreeing to use this Site and providing personal information, you acknowledge reading the Terms and Privacy Statement and agree with its terms including the collection, use, and disclosure of such information. Prairie Mountain Health reserves the right to update the Terms and Privacy Statement at any time. Users are responsible for reviewing this document periodically for changes.

Prairie Mountain Health welcomes your comments and questions about our Privacy Statement and Terms of Use.

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