Terms of Use & Privacy Policy

By visiting this website, you are accepting the practices described in the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Terms of Use

1. Disclaimer

Information published on the Ontario Centres for Learning, Research and Innovation in Long-Term Care website is provided for informational and educational purposes only.

2. Accuracy, Completeness and Timeliness of Information

The material on this site is provided for general information only and should not be relied upon as the sole basis for making decisions without consulting primary, more accurate or timelier sources of information. Any reliance on the material on this site is at your own risk. Information provided on this site is not designed or intended to constitute medical advice or to be used for diagnosis. We do not guarantee or warrant the quality, accuracy, completeness, timeliness, appropriateness or suitability of the information provided. This site may contain certain historical information. Historical information, necessarily, is not current and is provided for your reference only. We reserve the right to modify the contents of this site at any time, but we have no obligation to update any information on our site. You agree that it is your responsibility to monitor changes to our site.

3. Links to other sites

This website contains links to other websites that are independently operated and are not affiliated with us. Any links the Ontario Centres for Learning, Research and Innovation in Long-Term Care provide to other websites are provided as a service to website visitors. The Ontario Centres for Learning, Research and Innovation in Long-Term Care do not recommend or endorse any of the products or services on linked websites. We do not warrant and expressly disclaim any liability associated with such sites and/or their products or services. Links are provided for convenience and information only, and we assume no responsibility for their content or their privacy practices, nor is liability assumed for incompatibility, non-suitability, viral infection, worms, Trojan horses, or other destructive/disruptive components on or from such sites. The Ontario Centres for Learning, Research and Innovation in Long-Term Care do not guarantee the quality, accuracy, completeness, timeliness or appropriateness of the information contained within linked websites, nor are they liable for the products and services sold through, by or from these sites or their proprietors.

When leaving this website you may be subject to the legal terms and conditions and privacy policies of other websites. Please carefully review the third party’s policies and practices and make sure that you understand them before you engage in any transaction. Complaints, claims, concerns or questions regarding third-party websites and products should be directed to the third party.

4. Copyright

All of the information contained on this website is the copyright of the organization which contributed the information as indicated. UNAUTHORIZED COPYING, REPRODUCTION, REPUBLISHING, UPLOADING, DOWNLOADING, POSTING, TRANSMITTING OR DUPLICATING ANY OF THE MATERIAL FOUND ON THIS WEBSITE IS PROHIBITED. The Bruyère Research Institute, Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care, as agent for The Jewish Home for the Aged and [Schlegel Villages] each respectively give a non-exclusive, non-assignable and non-transferable license to make an unmodified copy of their respective material and/or software (collectively, the “Downloaded Material”) solely for internal, non-commercial educational or training purposes to long-term care homes in Ontario (“Authorized Licensees”) provided that Authorized Licensees maintain all copyright and other notices contained in such Downloaded Material. Authorized Licensees must not sublicense, assign or otherwise transfer this license or the Downloaded Material and no title to the Downloaded Material has been or will be transferred to the Authorized Licensees. Authorized Licensees agree not to alter, disassemble, decompile, reverse engineer or otherwise modify the Downloaded Material without the prior written consent of the applicable copyright owner.

5. Limitation of Liability and Indemnification

In no case shall Bruyère Research Institute, Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care, as agent for The Jewish Home for the Aged, [Schlegel Villages] and the Government of Ontario and each of their respective directors, officers, employees, affiliates, agents, contractors, interns, suppliers, service providers or licensors be liable for any injury, loss, claim, or any direct, indirect, incidental, punitive, special or consequential damages of any kind, including, without limitation lost profits, lost revenue, lost savings, loss of data, replacement costs, or any similar damages, whether based on contract, tort (including negligence) strict liability or otherwise, arising from your use or misuse of this site or for any other claim related in any way to your use of this site, including, but not limited to, any errors or omissions in any content, or any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any content (or product) posted, transmitted, or otherwise made available via the site, even if advised of their possibility.

You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Bruyère Research Institute, Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care, as agent for The Jewish Home for the Aged, [Schlegel Villages] and the Government of Ontario and each of their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, officers, directors, agents, contractors, licensors, service providers, subcontractors, suppliers, interns and employees from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, made by any third-party due to or arising out of your breach of these Terms of Service or the documents they incorporate by reference, or your violation of any law or the rights of a third-party.

6. Termination

We may, in our sole discretion, terminate your access to this website, or any portion thereof, without notice. Such action is in addition to, and not in lieu or limitation of, any other right or remedy we may have available at law. We shall not be liable to you or any third party for any such termination or discontinuance.

7. Governing Law

These Terms of Use shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Province of Ontario and the federal law of Canada applicable therein, exclusive of its choice of law or conflict of law provisions. If there is any claim or action by you relating to this website, you irrevocably agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the Province of Ontario, Canada.

Privacy Policy

The collection, use and disclosure of your personal information is governed by applicable privacy laws. The Ontario Centres for Learning, Research and Innovation in Long-Term Care know that your information is private and you are concerned how it is used and shared, and we appreciate your trust that we will do so carefully and sensibly.

The information we gather from web visitors helps us personalize and continually improve your experience when using our services.

Use of Information Collected from the General Public

The following statement applies only to members of the general public and is intended to address concerns about the types of information gathered from the public, if any, and how that information is used.

1. Cookies

A “cookie” is a small file containing information that is placed on a user’s computer by a web server. Typically, these files are used to enhance the user’s experience of the site, to help users move between pages in a database, or to customize information for a user.

Cookie data is not used in any way that would disclose personally identifiable information to outside parties unless the Ontario Centres for Learning, Research and Innovation in Long-Term Care is legally required to do so in connection with law enforcement investigations or other legal proceedings.

2. Logs and Network Monitoring

The Ontario Centres for Learning, Research and Innovation in Long-Term Care maintain log files of all access to its site and also monitor network traffic for the purposes of site management. This information is used to help diagnose problems with the server and to carry out other administrative tasks. Log analysis tools are also used to create summary statistics to determine which information is of most interest to users, to identify system problem areas, or to help determine technical requirements.

Information such as the following is collected in these files:

Hostname: the hostname and/or IP address of the computer requesting access to the site.

User-Agent: the type of browser, its version, and the operating system of the computer requesting access.

Referrer: the web page the user came from.

System date: the date and time on the server at the time of access.

Full request: the exact request the user made.

Status: the status code the server returned, e.g., fulfilled request, file not found.

Content length: the size, in bytes, of the file sent to the user.

Method: the request method used by the browser (e.g., post, get).

Universal Resource Identifier (URI): the location of the particular resource requested. (More commonly known as a URL).

Query string of the URI: anything after a question mark in a URI. For example, if a keyword search has been requested, the search word will appear in the query string.

Protocol: the technical protocol and version used, i.e., http 1.0, ftp, etc.

The above information is not used in any way that would reveal personally identifying information to outside parties unless the Ontario Centres for Learning, Research and Innovation in Long-Term Care is legally required to do so in connection with law enforcement investigations or other legal proceedings.

3. Email and Form Information

If a member of the general public sends the Ontario Centres for Learning, Research and Innovation in Long-Term Care an email message or fills out a web-based form with a question or comment that contains personally identifying information, that information will only be used to respond to the request and analyze trends. The message may be redirected to another department or person who is better able to answer your question. Such information is not used in any way that would reveal personally identifying information to outside parties unless System Administration is legally required to do so in connection with law enforcement investigations or other legal proceedings.

Information collected (first name, last name and email address) from you through our email sign up form is or may be stored in secure servers hosted in the United States and Canada. This information may be subject to the laws of the countries in which it is stored or used, and those countries may have a different data protection regime than the country in which you reside and under the laws of those other countries, in certain circumstances, courts, law enforcement agencies, regulatory agencies or security authorities in those other countries may be entitled to access your personal information. By providing us with any personal information, you consent to the transfer of your personal information to other countries, such as the United States, which may have a different privacy regime from your country of residence. If you have signed up for email updates and wish to unsubscribe, please send an email to info@clri-ltc.ca. All emails we distribute will also contain an unsubscribe mechanism.

4. Links

This site may contain links to other sites. The Ontario Centres for Learning, Research and Innovation in Long-Term Care is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites.