NCCEH

Terms of Use

The National Collaborating Centre for Environmental Health (NCCEH) is part of the BC Centre for Disease Control, a branch of the Provincial Health Services Authority. By accessing and using this website, you agree to be bound by the terms of use, disclaimer, and limitation of liability ("terms of use") set out below. If you do not agree to be bound by any of these terms of use, immediately exit this website and do not access any other pages. These terms of use may change from time to time without notice and it is your responsibility to check for up-dates. By using this website, you are agreeing to be bound by the then current version of these terms of use. The last revision date for these terms of use is set forth below.

Copyright

All information on this website is copyrighted by us or other contributors. Users of this website are granted a limited licence to use (display or print) the information for personal, non-commercial use only, provided the information is not modified and all copyright and other proprietary notices are retained. Any other use is strictly prohibited without our permission and the permission of the applicable rights' holders. None of the information may be otherwise reproduced, reverse engineered, republished, or re-disseminated in any manner or form without our prior written consent. Nothing contained herein shall be construed as conferring any right in any copyright in any of the information provided on the website or imply that a licence has been granted in respect of any trademarks, service marks, or trade names displayed.

By uploading, posting, sending, or submitting photographs, pictures, images, documents, or any other content including without limitation, graphics, video, data, text, files, links, and documents ("content") to the NCCEH, you are consenting to be bound by these NCCEH Terms of Use and our Privacy policy. Photographs will be credited to the photographer named in the Send Us Documents submission form.

Information

The NCCEH is not responsible for any consequences resulting from your use of this site. The information on this site is provided for educational or information purposes only. It is not intended to be a substitute for professional advice, whether medical, legal, or otherwise.

Disclaimer and Limitation of Liability

Any information created by us is believed to be reliable when posted. However, we do not guarantee or warrant the quality, accuracy, completeness, timeliness, appropriateness, or suitability of the information provided. Reliance on any information appearing on the website is at your own risk. We expressly disclaim all warranties, representations, and conditions regarding use of the website or the information. We assume no obligation to update the information or advise on further developments concerning topics mentioned. The information is supplied "as is" and may contain errors. The information may be changed from time to time without notice. Certain portions of the information may have been contributed by other persons and should not be assumed to have been reviewed or endorsed by us. The mention of specific products or services on this website does not constitute or imply a recommendation or endorsement by us, unless explicitly stated.

The NCCEH and its content providers, including without limitation the environmental health practitioners, policy-makers, researchers, educators, or other public health professionals who contribute to the information on this website, shall have no liability whether direct, indirect, consequential, contingent, special, or incidental related to or arising out of or in connection with the use of this website or your reliance on the information, whether in an action of contract, negligence, or other tortious action. Anyone using this information does so at his or her own risk, and by using such information agrees to indemnify the NCCEH and its content providers from any and all liability, loss, injury, damages, costs, and expenses (including legal fees and expenses) arising from such person's use of the information on this website and any information on websites linked from this website.

Links

Any links we provide to other websites are provided as a reference to help you identify and locate other Internet resources that may be of interest. These other websites were independently developed by other parties and we do not assume responsibility for the accuracy or appropriateness of the information contained at, or endorse the viewpoints expressed at such other websites. Your use of any third party website is at your own risk and is subject to the terms of use of such website.

Choice of Law

The laws in effect in the Province of British Columbia shall govern this agreement and any dispute or claim based on your use of the website. You agree that any action or proceeding relating to this agreement or your use of the website shall only be brought by you in the courts of the Province of British Columbia.

These terms of use set forth the entire understanding and agreement between us and you with respect to your use of the website

Updated: November 30, 2007

Photo Credits for NCCEH Website Banner Images

Submitted Photos:

Stéfane Gravelle, Maureen Phillips, Jason Feltham, Darryl Johnson, John Blatherwick, Michael McCann

Images Licensed from iStockphoto; photographers:

"amazonfilm," Vera Bogaerts, Robert Churchill, Anne Clark, Peter Close, Matt Craig, "dtsuneo," Mark Evans, Rob Friedman, Benjamin Goode, Thomas Gordon, Kris Hanke, Dr. Heinz Linke, Carmen Martínez, "mihaicalin," Kevin Miller, Roger Milley, Vladimir Mucibabic, Petr Nad, Alex Nikada, Anna Pustovaya, Slawomir Sienkiewicz, Perttu Sironen, Laura Stone, Sergei Sverdelov, Tony Tremblay, Alison Trotta-Marshall, Don Wilkie