Terms and Conditions

Access and use of this site by you constitutes your acceptance of these Terms and Conditions.  This takes effect from the date on which you first use this website.  This site has been developed by the Sinai Health System-University Health Network Antimicrobial Stewardship Program (SHS-UHN ASP) for information purposes only.  This site does not provide medical advice and is not a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.  If you have or suspect you have a health problem, you should contact your family doctor for consultation, diagnosis and treatment.  If you have or suspect you are experiencing a health emergency, please promptly visit the Hospital Emergency Department nearest you.

Except as otherwise noted herein, the material provided on this site is provided "as is" without any warranties or representations of any kind, either express or implied, including, without limitation, warranties and conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title or non-infringement of intellectual property.  Reliance on any information appearing on or provided in relation to the site is solely at your own risk.  The SHS-UHN ASP takes no responsibility for viruses that may damage your computer system or data resulting from your access to or use of the site or the material contained on the site.

In no event will the SHS-UHN ASP be liable for any damages whatsoever arising out of the use, inability to use, or the results of use of this site, any third-party sites, or the materials, services, or products contained or provided through any or all such sites.

The SHS-UHN ASP may collect certain personal information about you, including your name and e-mail address, in the course of your use of the SHS-UHN ASP site and our relationship with you.  Collection of this information is required to deliver the specific services, but use of these services is voluntary.

Any websites linked from the SHS-UHN ASP site are created by organizations outside SHS-UHN ASP.  Those organizations are responsible for the information contained within their sites and any comments regarding these sites should be directed to that individual organization.  The SHS-UHN ASP does not approve or endorse the content on any third-party websites.  These links are strictly provided as a convenience to you for additional information.  The SHS-UHN ASP 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 websites is at your own risk and subject to the terms and conditions of use for such sites.  We aim to replace broken links to other sites but cannot guarantee that these links will always work as we have no control over the availability of other sites.

All topics posted in the Discussion Forum are individual member opinions and not of Sinai Health System or University Health Network.  We do not endorse, nor are we responsible for the accuracy of, the information posted on this discussion forum.  Information that may identify a specific patient is prohibited from being posted on the Discussion Forum, in accordance with Privacy Laws in the Province of Ontario.

We do not object to you linking directly to pages on this site.  We reserve the right to move or change our website URLs at any time.  Rather than deep linking, we recommend linking to section homepages, which are less likely to move or change.

The names, images, and logos identifying the SHS-UHN ASP are proprietary marks.  If you wish to copy or use the logo, you must get prior approval.

If you do nothing during your visit to the website but browse or download information, we automatically collect and store the following information about your visit:

1. The type of browser and operating system you used;
2. The web pages or services you accessed at this site;
3. The web site you visited prior to coming to this website, and;
4. The web site you visit as you leave this website.


The information we automatically collect or store is used to improve the content of our web services and to help us understand how people are using our services.  This information does not identify you personally and is used for gathering website statistics.  The information we automatically collect and store in our logs about your visit helps us to analyze our website to continually improve the value of the materials available.

The SHS-UHN ASP makes no claims, promises, or guarantees about the absolute accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the contents of this website and expressly disclaims liability for errors and omissions in the contents of this website.  No warranty of any kind, implied, expressed, or statutory, including but not limited to the warranties of non-infringement of third party rights, title, merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and freedom from computer virus, is given with respect to the contents of this web site or its hyperlinks to other Internet resources.

We may revise these terms and conditions without notice.  Please check regularly.