Please read carefully before accessing and/or using the Ontario Dental Association Web site.
By accessing, using this Web site, you (users accessing this Web site) acknowledge that you have read, understand and agree to be bound by this agreement (including modifications), and will comply with all applicable laws. If you do not agree with any of the terms, please do not use this Web site. “Account holders” are those users who have a legitimate user ID and password to access the password-protected portions of this web site.
Materials published on this site may only be copied or used for non-commercial purposes for personal use or within your organization. No other use of the information is permitted. In consideration of this permission, all printouts, copies or reproductions of all or any part of the information contained in this site must include all copyright and other proprietary notices.
User obtains no rights in the information or in any product, process, technology or trademark which it includes or describes, and is expressly prohibited from modifying the information or creating derivative works without the express written consent of ODA. Use or transmission of all or any part of the information contained in this site in violation of any applicable Canadian laws or other legislation and is hereby expressly prohibited.
All content included on this site, such as text, graphics, logos, button icons, images, audio clips and software, is the property of the Ontario Dental Association (ODA) or its content suppliers and is protected by Canadian and international copyright laws. The compilation (meaning the collection, arrangement and assembly) of all content on this site is the exclusive property of ODA and protected by Canadian and international copyright laws. All software used on this site is the property ODA or its software suppliers and protected by Canadian and international copyright laws.
You acknowledge that information or material which you provide electronically through your access to or usage of this Web site is not confidential or proprietary and acknowledge that unprotected e-mail communication over the Internet is subject to possible interception, alteration or loss. You also acknowledge that any information or materials which you provide electronically through your access to or usage of this Web site does not infringe the rights of any person or entity, and may be used in whole or in part in any manner by ODA including, but not limited to, reproduction, retransmission, publication of such information or material or ideas, concepts or other know-how contained therein for the purposes of ODA or disclosure of your identity.
Trademarks and Service Marks
Ontario Dental Association and other graphics and logos are both trade and service marks of ODA in Canada and other countries. ODA’s trade and service marks may not be used in connection with any product or service that is not ODA’s product or service in any manner that is likely to cause confusion among customers, or in any manner that disparages or discredits ODA.
THIS SITE IS PROVIDED BY ODA ON AN ‘AS IS’ BASIS. ODA MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE OPERATION OF THE SITE, THE INFORMATION, CONTENT, MATERIALS, PRODUCTS, CONFIDENTIALITY OR SECURITY, INCLUDED ON THIS SITE. TO THE FULL EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY APPLICABLE LAW, ODA DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. ODA WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OF ANY KIND ARISING FROM THE USE OF THIS SITE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL PUNITIVE AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. THE CONTENT OF THIS SITE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE AT ANY TIME WITHOUT ANY NOTICE TO ANY PERSON OR ENTITY. ANY PERSON OR ENTITY THAT STORES DATA ON THIS SITE DOES SO AT THEIR OWN RISK WITH THE FULL UNDERSTANDING THAT THE DATA MAY BE DELETED OR INADVERTENTLY LOST AT ANY TIME AND THAT THEY AGREE THAT THEY SHALL HAVE NO RECOURSE AGAINST ODA FOR SUCH LOSS. ANY PERSON OR ENTITY USING THIS SITE DOES SO WITH THE UNDERSTANDING THAT WHATEVER INFORMATION, PERSONAL OR OTHERWISE, THAT IS ENTERED INTO OR STORED WITH THE SITE MAY NOT BE CONFIDENTIAL AND IS SUBJECT TO PUBLIC DISCLOSURE. THE PEOPLE OR ENTITIES AGREE THAT THEY SHALL HAVE NO RECOURSE AGAINST ODA FOR SUCH PUBLIC DISCLOSURE REGARDLESS HOW THE DISCLOSURE OCCURS.
The information and materials on this Web site are for consumer educational purposes only, and not intended to provide specific dental, health, legal or other advice for your individual circumstances. You should consult your own dentist and/or other professional advisors to determine how any information or materials provided on this Web site apply to your individual circumstances. Nothing contained in this site is, or should be considered, or used as a substitute for dental, medical or other advice. This site and its services do not constitute the practice of any profession.
Never disregard, avoid or delay in obtaining advice from your dentist or other qualified health care provider because of something you have read on this site. If you have or suspect that you have a dental or medical problem or condition, please contact a qualified health care professional immediately. If you are experiencing a medical emergency, please dial 911 or call for emergency medical help on the nearest telephone.
We also do not warrant or guarantee that files available for downloading through this site will be free of infections or viruses, worms, Trojan horses or other code that contains contaminating or destructive properties.
We, and our content providers, cannot and do not guarantee or warrant against errors, omissions, delays, interruptions or losses, including loss of data.
We reserve the right at any time and from time to time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, this site, or any part thereof, with or without notice.
Links and references to other Web sites are provided to you as a convenience only. ODA has not reviewed and does not expressly or implicitly endorse other Web sites or any information or material, or the accessibility thereof, via such links, and does not assume any responsibility for any such other Web sites, information or material posted thereon, or products or services offered thereon. You may not create links from other Web sites to this Web site, except if expressly permitted by ODA (to obtain permission, contact our webmaster at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Investigations and Responsive Actions
You acknowledge that ODA reserves the right to investigate suspected violations of this Policy. When ODA becomes aware of possible violations, ODA may initiate an investigation which may include gathering information from the users involved and the complaining party, if any, and examination of any and all material on ODA servers or the servers of ODA suppliers.
If ODA believes, in its sole discretion, that a violation of this Policy has occurred, it may take responsive action. Such action may include, but is not limited to, temporary or permanent removal of material from ODA servers, the cancellation of Online Discussion posts, warnings to the user(s) responsible, and the suspension or termination of the account or accounts responsible.
ODA, in its sole discretion, will determine what action will be taken in response to a violation on a case-by-case basis. Violations of this Policy may also subject the user(s) to criminal or civil liability.
Your Are Responsible for Your Own Account
You agree that You are responsible for use of Your account, with or without Your consent of use.
While using ODA Services, You are prohibited from and agree not to store, distribute or transmit any text, images, data, programs etc. (“Material”) that are illegal. Examples of illegal Material include, but are not limited to, Material that is threatening coercive and/or harassing in nature, Material containing child pornography, and copyrighted, trademarked or other proprietary Material used without proper authorization. The account holder may not post, upload or otherwise distribute copyrighted, trademarked and or patented Material (Intellectual Property) on ODA’ servers without the consent of the owner of the Intellectual Property.
The storage, distribution, or transmission of illegal Material may subject the account holder(s) to criminal as well as civil liability, in addition to the actions outlined in this Policy.
You are strictly prohibited and agree not store or distribute certain other types of Material on ODA servers. Examples of prohibited Material include, but are not limited to, programs containing viruses or Trojans and tools to compromise the security of other sites.
System and Network Security
You agree not to attempt to circumvent user authentication or security, of any host, network, or account on the ODA network or the Internet itself. Example of these tools include but are not limited to cracking utilities, port scanning utilities, denial-of-service (DOS) attack programs, or password guessing programs.
You agree not to attempt to seek information on, obtain copies of or modify files of other data or passwords belonging to other users without permission.
If the account violates this Policy, ODA may publish an account holder’s account information, to the maximum extent allowed by law, to a publicly accessible list/location, which will allow other Internet Service Providers to identify account holder(s) that abuse Internet privileges.
ODA web site accounts are for Individual use only. You agree not to share passwords or accounts with other Individuals. Account Holders of accounts that expressly permit multiple users, may share passwords and access with Individuals associated with their account. You agree to assume all risks and liability for sharing Your account password with others or allowing use of Your account by others. You are responsible for your account and the security of your password.
This site is created and controlled by ODA in the province of Ontario, Canada. As such, the laws of the Province of Ontario, and the applicable laws of Canada, will govern these disclaimers, terms and conditions, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of laws. You agree to be bound by such laws and to submit to the jurisdiction of the courts of the Province of Ontario in connection with the interpretation or application of these terms.
We reserve the right to make changes to our site and these disclaimers, terms and conditions at any time.
Ontario Dental Association
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Tel: (416) 922-3900