Terms of Use

Welcome to the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit (“WECHU”) website.  Please review these Terms of Use carefully.

Website Visitors are Bound by these Terms of Use

Use of this website is subject to these Terms of Use and unless otherwise expressly indicated, there are no other terms.  By using this website you are agreeing to be bound by these Terms of Use.  If you do not agree to be bound by these Terms of Use, please exit this website and do not access any other pages.

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 website but we also encourage you to contact your local public health institutions.

Accessibility

WECHU strives to make all of its web resources accessible. If you are not able to access information on this website, please contact our Communications Department at 519-258-2146 extension 1424. We will then work to make the web content accessible by providing or arranging for the provision of accessible formats and communications supports.

Restrict Use

WECHU reserves the right (but shall not be obligated) 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.

Proper Use of Website

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

Interactions and Submissions

WECHU may provide interactive areas on our website including through third party applications.  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 post any material that infringes on the intellectual property 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 advertisement or solicitation of business.
  • You may not post chain letters or pyramid schemes.
  • You may not impersonate another person.

Registration and Passwords

WECHU may provide areas on our website where you can register, open an account, or similar function in connection with which you obtain a registration, username, password, account, or other identification or similar feature or some combination thereof.  You are solely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the same and for all related activity.  You may not allow any other person to use your registration, username, password, account or other identification or similar feature.  You will notify WECHU immediately of any unauthorized use or if the same are no longer confidential.

Products and Services

WECHU may make certain products and/or services including programs, promotions and contests available through our website.  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 these Terms of Use and the terms and conditions posted for or applicable to a specific product or service offered through our website, 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.

Ownership

The content of this website, including without limitation any materials posted by you, is the property of WECHU unless otherwise noted by WECHU.  Website content may not be reproduced, copied, modified, or published in whole or in part without the express written consent of WECHU.

The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit encourages community partners and non-profit organizations to request permission to utilize our materials. To ask permission, please contact the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit at crd@wechu.org.

Links

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

Advertisements

This website 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 website or a part of it 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 the website, or any part thereof without notice.

Disclaimer

Nothing in this website is intended as advice or to meet the specific needs of individuals as individual situations will differ. The information on our website 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, 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 the website content.  Reliance on any information appearing on the website is at your own risk.  We expressly disclaim all warranties, representations and conditions regarding use of this website and its 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 website or if the website is modified or becomes unavailable whether reasonably foreseeable or not.

Indemnity

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 website including without limitation resulting in any violation of these Terms of Use, and additional terms and conditions that may apply and/or violation of any law.

Changes

These 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 these Terms of Use each time you access our website.  Your continued use of our website following the posting of changes will mean that you accept and agree to the changes.

Governing Law and Jurisdiction

These 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 these Terms of Use shall be the courts of Ontario located in Windsor, Ontario, Canada.

Privacy Statement

Collection of information from you through this website and any subsequent use and disclosure by the Health Unit are subject to our privacy statement, as amended from time to time.

More Information

For more information, please contact us.

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