Terms of Use

Welcome

This page describes the terms and conditions that govern the use of the VIRTUES (virtues.care)  website (including inquiries and subscriptions to our Newsletter). Please review the VIRTUES Privacy Notice for information regarding our website information practices.

General

We recommend that you read the following (“Terms of Use”) of this website, as by choosing to use this website, you agree to abide by the terms and conditions stated herein. We may modify these Terms of Use from time to time, which shall become effective immediately as they may be modified. It is your responsibility to review these Terms of Use before using this website and by continuing to use this website, you agree to any change.

Confidentiality

We cannot guarantee the confidentiality of telephone communications left on voicemail or sent via email using this website. Unsolicited information and material may not be treated as confidential.

Copyright and Trademarks

The entire content of this website, not limited to text, information, photographs, images, graphics, icons, trademarks, tradenames and other viewable material (collectively, “Content”) are protected by copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets or other proprietary rights, and these rights are protected and valid in all formats i.e., media and technologies now in existence or subsequently developed. 

Content has been posted to this website to be informational, available and accessible to the public for personal and non-commercial use. We permit personal and non-commercial use and reproduction of such content in whole or in part and by any means without charge provided that:

  • You keep intact all copyright and other proprietary notices;
  • You acknowledge VIRTUES (virtues.care) as the source of reference (hyperlinking to the URL of the source online, and citing the URL of the source in print, as well as the author, as applicable);
  • You exercise due diligence to ensure the accuracy of materials referenced or reproduced; and
  • You do not represent any material referenced as the original version of that which is copied, nor suggest VIRTUES endorses or is in affiliation with such.

Mass reproduction of VIRTUES content from this website, in whole or in part, for commercial use, resale or distribution is strictly prohibited except with the prior written permission.

Of note, some of the information, images, and references found on our website may belong to our external partners or other members.  As such, these materials are also protected by various proprietary rights held by other organizations. Depending on the content you seek to use or reference, it may be necessary to obtain permission from the respective rights holder before reproduction. 

For clarification as to whom the proprietary rights are held by or to obtain written consent for reproduction, please contact us.

External Sites

The VIRTUES (virtues.care) website may contain links to external websites, however, this does not imply we are endorsing, sponsoring, recommending or are affiliated with these organizations.  External links may be shared for your convenience or information. However, we have no control over these websites and are not responsible for the content of these websites. We cannot be held liable and makes no warranty or representation of any kind as to the accuracy, reliability, and completeness of the information found on such websites.  Any use of these websites is at your own risk.

It is advised that you examine each website’s Terms of Use or any other disclaimers, and use your discretion regarding the accuracy, reliability, and completeness of information viewed there.

We welcome your feedback with regards to any external links we have contained within our website.

Governing Law

This website and VIRTUES social media sites are controlled, operated and administered by the Cardiac Arrhythmia Network of Canada (CANet) from its offices within the province of Ontario, Canada. By accessing this website or any of CANet’s social media websites, you agree that all matters relating to access or use of, shall be governed by the laws of the province of Ontario and the federal laws of Canada applicable therein, and you irrevocably attorn to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Ontario in respect of such matters.  When this website is accessed from other jurisdictions, one assumes sole responsibility for compliance with local laws.  

Contact Information

For more information about the use of this website and its content, or if you have any questions, please contact us.