Updated: April 2010

Terms of Use

The Leukemia/BMT Program of BC is part of Vancouver Coastal Health and Provincial Health Services Authority. By accessing and using this web site, 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 web site 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 web site 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 above.

Copyright / Permission to Reproduce

All information on this website is copyrighted by us or other contributors. The names, logos, symbols, trademarks, photographs and/or likeness, graphics, illustrations, video, music, sound, images and other materials available on this web site are protected by copyright and trademark laws and may not be used or reproduced without the prior, written approval of the Leukemia/BMT Program of BC or the third party to whom they belong. For more information on our authorization and release policies please contact hemwebcontact@bccancer.bc.ca or phone 604-875-4863.

Users of this web site are granted a limited license 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, 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 web site or imply that a license has been granted in respect of any trademarks, service marks or trade names displayed on the web site.

Information on this Web Site

Treatment policies and drug information in the Healthcare Professionals section of this web site are continually subject to review and revision based upon prevailing evidence in the published literature or upon consensus-derived guidelines for current best practice management. Revision dates are included in each section. For more recent revisions which may be in effect, but not yet posted on our web site, please contact the Leukemia/BMT Program of BC (604.875.4863). We do not accept responsibility for reliance on any treatment policies that may be set out on the web site. You assume full responsibility for the use of the information.

Information in the Public section of this web site is general information about cancer care which will help answer frequently asked questions. The material on this web site does not constitute medical or other professional advice and is not intended to be a substitute for advice given by your physician or other qualified health care professional. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health care professional with any questions you may have. If you would like more information or further guidance, you are encouraged to speak to your doctor or cancer specialist.

Never disregard medical advice or delay seeking medical advice because of something on this web site. Information contained in this web site or any web sites to which a link is provided should be used only under the supervision of an appropriately qualified physician. Please consult with your physician before making any decision regarding treatment and/or medication. If you think you may have a medical emergency call your doctor or 911 immediately.

The mention of specific products or services on this web site or links to the web sites of other organizations does not constitute or imply a recommendation or endorsement by the Leukemia/BMT Program of BC of the services, products or views of those other organizations, unless explicitly stated. Any listings of services, products or other resources are samples only and are not exhaustive.

Disclaimer and Limitations of Liability

While the Leukemia/BMT Program of BC undertakes reasonable efforts to provide current information on this web site, 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 web site is at your own risk. We expressly disclaim all warranties, representations and conditions regarding use of the web site 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 Leukemia/BMT Program of BC and its content providers including without limitation the physicians, pharmacists and administrator who contribute to the information on this web site 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 web site or your reliance on the information, whether in an action of contract, negligence or other tortuous action. Anyone using this information does so at his or her own risk, and by using such information agrees to indemnify the Leukemia/BMT Program of BC 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 web site and any information on web sites linked from this web site.

Links to Other Web Sites and Resources

Any links we provide to other web sites are provided as a reference to help you identify and locate other internet resources that may be of interest. These other web sites 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 web sites. Your use of any third party web site is at your own risk and is subject to the terms of use of such web site.

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 web site. You agree that any action or proceeding relating to this agreement or your use of the web site shall only be brought by you in the courts of the Province of British Columbia. The web site is intended for use by residents of British Columbia, Canada only.

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