Terms of Use

Welcome to a WECHU website.  Please review these terms of use carefully.

Website Visitors are bound by the Terms of Use

Use of this website and all other WECHU websites are subject to these terms of use.  Some of our websites may have additional terms of use.  Please check each website.  Unless otherwise expressly indicated, there are no other terms of use.  By using this website or any other WECHU websites, you are agreeing to be bound by all applicable “Terms of Use.”  If you do not agree to be bound by the Terms of Use, please exit the website and do not access any other pages.

No Waiver by WECHU

WECHU’s failure to insist upon or enforce strict performance of any provision of the Terms of Use shall not be construed as a waiver of any term or condition.  No course of conduct shall act to modify any provision of the Terms of Use, unless agreed to in writing by WECHU.

Intended Visitors

The services of WECHU are offered to the residents of Windsor and Essex County.  If you reside outside of this area, you are welcome to browse our websites, but we also encourage you to contact your local public health authorities.


WECHU strives to make all of its websites accessible.  If you are not able to access information on a WECHU website, please contact our Communications Department at 519-258-2146 extension 6397.  We will then work to make the web content accessible to you.

Proper Use

You may not violate the law in your use of our websites.  Further, you may not interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of our websites or with another’s use and enjoyment of them through use of any device, software, routine, imposition of large loads or otherwise. 

Your Messages and Posts

WECHU may provide interactive areas on our websites including through third party applications.  These may be accessible and visible to the public.  Please do not post anything that you wish to keep confidential.  You are responsible for your messages and posts.  The following additional terms and conditions apply to your use of any such interactive areas:

  • You may not use interactive areas for any illegal purpose.
  • You may not encourage others to break the law.
  • You may not post any material that infringes on the intellectual property rights of others.
  • You may not post any material that infringes on the privacy rights of others.
  • You may not post any material that is defamatory, threatening, abusive, obscene, offensive or otherwise inappropriate such as lewd, vulgar, or profane comments, ethnic, racial or religious slurs, cyber bullying, depictions of violence, and obscenity etc.
  • You may not post any material that constitutes an endorsement, advertisement, or solicitation of business.
  • You may not post chain letters or pyramid schemes.
  • Your messages and postings must be relevant.
  • Your messages must be respectful.
  • You may not impersonate another person or falsely claim to represent the interests of any group or person.

Responding to your Messages and Posts

Depending on the volume of messages and posts, we cannot commit to responding to everyone.  Further, we cannot guarantee that we will understand your message or post completely or respond accurately.  You acknowledge that any response by WECHU:

  • Is not to be considered to be definitive advice or guaranteed to address your message or post.
  • Does not offer medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.  If you have a question about a specific medical condition, you should contact your primary health care provider.  If you live in Ontario, you can also call Health811 at 8-1-1.  If you are experiencing a medical emergency, please call 9-1-1.  If you are inquiring about a specific service offered by WECHU (e.g., immunization records), please call us at 519-258-2146.  If you have a public health matter and require assistance outside of WECHU regular office hours, you may contact the paging service at 519-973-4510.

If we feel your message or post requires a response and/or a greater level of detail, we may develop a formal response and distribute the information through other channels such as e-mail and WECHU website.

Registration and Passwords

We may provide areas on our websites where you can register, open an account, or similar function in connection with which you obtain a registration, username, password, account and/or other access credentials.  You are solely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your access credentials and you may not allow any other person to use your access credentials.  You will notify WECHU immediately of any unauthorized use, or if the credentials are no longer confidential.

Products and Services

WECHU may make certain products and/or services including programs, promotions, and contests available through our websites.  Additional terms and conditions may apply to such products or services.  You agree to abide by such other terms and conditions.  If there is a conflict between the Terms of Use and the terms and conditions posted for, or applicable to, a specific product or service offered through our websites, the later terms shall control with respect to such product or service.  WECHU may make changes to any products or services offered through our website or to the terms and conditions that apply at any time and without notice.


While WECHU may moderate submissions and posts on our website, we are not required to, nor should you expect that we will take action in response to any specific submissions or posts. 

WECHU Right to Restrict Use

WECHU reserves the right (but shall not be obligated) in its sole unfettered discretion, at any time and from time to time to bar, block, or otherwise limit or restrict any person’s access to and use of this website and other WECHU websites. WECHU also reserves the right to remove or modify any messages or materials submitted or posted, in whole or in part.


The content of this website and all other WECHU websites is the property of WECHU, unless otherwise noted.  Such property includes but is not limited to:  text, graphics, logos, images, and audio and video clips. 

Any content submitted by you remains your property but by submitting it, you give WECHU an irrevocable license to use, reproduce, publish, display, transmit, modify and create derivative works of such content and you agree to waive any moral rights you may have in any such content, all without the requirement to recognize you or make payment of any compensation to you.

WECHU website content may not be reproduced, copied, modified, or published in whole or in part without the express, written consent of WECHU.  WECHU encourages community partners and non-profit organizations to request permission to utilize our materials. To ask permission, please complete the following form.


WECHU may assign any or all of its rights and obligations under the Terms of Use to any person at any time without notice to you and in the event of any such assignment WECHU is released from any and all obligations.


This website uses ReachDeck, an accessibility and reading support add-on that helps you to read the content. To learn more about ReachDeck, visit the Texthelp website. The text to be spoken is sent via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) to servers managed by Texthelp to generate and stream audio data. Text for translation is sent via SSL to Google Translation servers. WECHU does not own, manage, or control any aspect of ReachDeck or Google Translate and is not responsible for the translations or text to be spoken by either service provider. WECHU does not make any promises, assurances, or guarantees as to the accuracy, reliability, or timeliness of the translations provided.

Email Marketing Service

Performance analytics, such as click rates and open rates, are collected from each email campaign sent from Mailchimp to subscribers or identified partners on behalf of WECHU. This email marketing service may post content directly on social media and collect data from a variety of sources including Google.  Participation via Mailchimp is subject to the terms of use of the relevant third party and we encourage you to read their terms of use before engaging with us through social media. By participating, you are agreeing to be bound by all applicable “Terms of Use.” If you do not agree to be bound by the Terms of Use, please do not engage with WECHU’s email marketing service. 


This website and other WECHU websites may from time to time provide links to other websites.  Availability does not mean we have reviewed them or constitute an endorsement by us.  WECHU does not assume responsibility whatsoever for the links or the policies or practices with respect to websites accessed through those links.

Links provided as references within a web document or page are based on where information was gathered at the time it was written.  In some cases, these links may be broken and no longer available. When this occurs, the link text will continue to be listed as the source reference, but without a hyperlink to the original source.

Third Party Material

This website and other WECHU websites may contain material contributed by persons outside of WECHU.  Its availability does not mean that we have reviewed it or constitute an endorsement by us.


This website and other WECHU websites may contain advertisements.  Unless otherwise specifically indicated by us, WECHU does not endorse or make any kind of representation or warranty with respect to such advertisements.

Down Time and Modification

You acknowledge that our websites, or a part of any one or more of them, may be periodically unavailable in order to allow for maintenance or other reasons.  We also put you on notice that we reserve the right at any time and from time to time to cancel or suspend services, modify, discontinue temporarily or permanently, this website or any other WECHU websites, or any part thereof without notice.


Nothing in this website or any other WECHU websites is intended as advice or to meet the specific needs of individuals as individual situations will differ.  The information on our websites is presented for general purposes.  Website visitors should not act or rely on website information without seeking specific advice from qualified professionals on matters of concern.  We will not purposefully present inaccurate information on this website or any of our other websites, however information is supplied “as is” and may contain errors.  We do not guarantee or warrant the quality, accuracy, completeness, timeliness, appropriateness, or suitability of website content.  Reliance on any information appearing on our websites is at your own risk.  We expressly disclaim all warranties, representations, and conditions regarding use of this website and any other WECHU websites and their content.

Limitation of Liability

Neither WECHU nor any of its directors, officers, employees, agents, website contributors, assigns, and/or those for whom WECHU is responsible at law, shall be liable to you for any expense, loss, or damage suffered by you and/or any other person arising directly or indirectly at any time from the use of this or any other WECHU website, or if any such websites are modified or become unavailable, whether reasonably foreseeable or not.


To the full extent permitted by applicable law, you agree to indemnify WECHU and its directors, officers, employees, agents, website contributors, and those for whom WECHU is responsible in law against any and all liability resulting from your use of this or any other WECHU website, including without limitation resulting from any violation of the Terms of Use, and any additional terms and conditions that may apply, and/or violation of any law.


The Terms of Use may change at any time and from time to time without notice at the sole discretion of WECHU.  It is your responsibility to review the Terms of Use each time you access our website.  Your continued use of our websites following the posting of changes will mean that you accept and agree to the changes.

Governing Law and Jurisdiction

The Terms of Use shall be construed and enforced in accordance with the laws of Ontario and the laws of Canada applicable therein.  The forum for the settlement of any dispute relating directly or indirectly to the Terms of Use shall be the courts of Ontario located in Windsor, Ontario, Canada.

Privacy Statement

Collection of personal information from you by WECHU through this or any other of its websites and any subsequent use and disclosure by WECHU are subject to our privacy statement.

More Information

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