Terms of Service

1. Use of the Site

The McMaster University Website or related website ( the “McMaster University Website”) is a no fee service offered by McMaster University (“McMaster”). The contents of the McMaster University Website are provided for informational and educational purposes only. All information is provided on an “as is” basis without any warranties of any kind. McMaster makes no representations and disclaims all expressed and implied warranties and conditions of any kind, including without limitation, representations, warranties or conditions regarding accuracy, timeliness, completeness, non-infringement, merchantability or fitness for any particular purpose. McMaster assumes no responsibility to the user or any third party for the consequences of any errors or omissions. The subscriber to the McMaster University Website expressly acknowledges that information contained on the site may be provided by independent clubs, associations and organizations and any such information and its content are not the responsibility of McMaster University. McMaster University assumes no liability for such content or information.

2. Release of McMaster

You also agree to release and hold harmless McMaster from and against any and all liability, claims, damages, actions, and costs, arising out of or in connection with your use, review or reproduction of the McMaster University Website.

3. Limitation of Liability

McMaster shall not be liable to you and/or any third party for any damages of any kind arising out of or relating to the use of, or reliance upon, the McMaster University Website including, but not limited to, any lost profits, lost opportunities, special, incidental, indirect, consequential or punitive damages, regardless of your advice to McMaster University to the contrary.

4. Advice

Neither McMaster nor any of its officers, directors, employees, or agents makes any recommendation regarding any educational or other matter described within the McMaster University Website.

5. Reproduction of Contents

The contents, but not any logo or other visual representation, of the McMaster University Website or related website may be used and reproduced solely for non-commercial, personal or educational purposes provided that it is not modified and that you do not delete any copyrights and other legal or proprietary notices contained therein. Such information may not otherwise be used, reproduced, broadcast, published or re-disseminated without the prior written permission of McMaster.

6. Links to other Sites

This site contains links to other Web sites. We are not responsible for the content, accuracy, or opinions expressed in such Web sites, and such Web sites are not investigated, monitored or checked for accuracy or completeness by us. Inclusion of any linked Web site does not imply approval or endorsement of the linked Web site by us. Inclusion of any linked website does not imply approval, endorsement, support, or promotion of the linked website by us.  If you decide to leave our site and access these third party sites, you do so at your own risk.

7. Intellectual Property

The materials located on the McMaster University Website are protected by copyright, trademark and other forms or proprietary rights and are owned or controlled by McMaster University or any other party credited as the provider of the information.

8. System Integrity

You may not use any device, software or routine to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the McMaster University Website. You may not take any action, which imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on McMaster University infrastructure.

9. Governing Law

This agreement shall be construed and enforced in accordance with the laws of the Province of Ontario.

10. Entire Agreement

This agreement constitutes the entire agreement between you and McMaster University and supercedes all other agreements. No other representations or warranties are made, save for those contained within this Agreement.

11. Termination of McMaster University Website or Related Website

McMaster reserves the right to terminate or modify, in any manner, the McMaster University Website, and/or any part of any related website any link or linking program at any time for any reason.

12. Editing, Deleting and Modification

The McMaster University Website reserves the right in its sole discretion to edit or delete any documents, information or other content appearing on the Site.

13. Our Contact Information

Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Health Sciences
Associate Member of the Department of Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences
McMaster University, Health Sciences Building, Hamilton, ON L8N 3Z5