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Terms of Use

Carefully read all of the following terms and conditions of this agreement (the Agreement) before using or accessing Kate Dewhirst websites (www.katedewhirst.com and srv.katedewhirst.com) (the “Websites” or singular a “Website”). Accessing a Website is the equivalent of you signing and accepting this Agreement and indicates your acceptance of applicable terms and conditions and that you intend to be legally bound by them.

You and your organization (you) agree to the following terms and conditions, as modified or amended by Kate Dewhirst Health Law (“Kate Dewhirst”) from time to time. Each time you access a Website, you re-confirm your acceptance of this Agreement. If you do not agree to be bound by these terms, please exit now and discontinue your use of the Websites.

Copyright and Ownership

All materials published or otherwise accessible through the Websites including but not limited to articles, opinions, photographs, images, illustrations, information, content, reports, data, databases, graphics, interfaces, web pages, text, files, software, products, services, product names, company names, trade-marks, logos and trade names contained on the Websites (collectively referred to as the “Content”) and including the manner in which the Content is presented or appears and all information relating thereto are protected by copyright and are owned or controlled by Kate Dewhirst or used by Kate Dewhirst with permission. The compilation of all Content on the Websites is the exclusive property of Kate Dewhirst. You agree to abide by all additional copyright notices and restrictions contained in any Content.

No Unlawful or Prohibited Use

You agree that you will not, without Kate Dewhirst’s prior written permission, use the Websites or the Content for purposes other than your own personal non-commercial use and benefit. You may not frame the Websites or the Content or any part thereof on any commercial or non-commercial internet website. You acquire absolutely no rights or licences to the Websites or the Content other than the limited right to use the Websites and the Content in accordance with this Agreement.

Certain words, phrases, names, designs or logos used on the Websites may constitute the trade-marks or trade names of Kate Dewhirst or of third parties. Nothing contained on the Websites should be construed as granting any licence or right to use any trade-marks or trade names displayed on the Websites without the written permission of Kate Dewhirst or the written permission of the third party that may own them.

You agree that you will not use the Websites for any purpose that is unlawful. Except as expressly provided in this Agreement, any reproduction, retransmission, distribution, sale, republication, modification, translation of or creation of derivative works based on the Websites or the Content, in whole or in part, and any decompilation, disassembly, reverse engineering or other exploitation of the Websites, without prior written permission, is strictly prohibited.

Limitation of Liability

THE WEBSITES AND THE CONTENT ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” ONLY, WITH NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES WHATSOEVER. IN NO EVENT WILL KATE DEWHIRST HEALTH LAW, ITS OWNERS, EMPLOYEES, OR AGENTS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES) ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OF THE WEBSITES OR YOUR RELIANCE ON THE CONTENT, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION NEGLIGENCE), STRICT LIABILITY, BREACH OF A FUNDAMENTAL TERM, FUNDAMENTAL BREACH, OR OTHERWISE.

You are solely responsible for the retrieval and use of the Content.

Links Policy

The Websites contain links to third-party websites, which are not under the control of Kate Dewhirst and are provided as a convenience and for your information only. Kate Dewhirst makes no representations whatsoever about any other website which you may access through the Websites. When you access a non-Kate Dewhirst website through the Websites, you do so at your own risk and acknowledge that Kate Dewhirst is not responsible for the accuracy or reliability of any information, data, opinions, advice, or statements made on these sites. A link to another website does not mean that Kate Dewhirst has endorsed, investigated or verified its content.

Governing Law

This Agreement is governed by the laws of Ontario and these laws apply to the use of the Websites or the Content by you, notwithstanding your domicile, residency or physical location. The Websites and the Content are intended for use only in jurisdictions where it may lawfully be offered for use.

Termination

Notwithstanding any of these terms and conditions, Kate Dewhirst reserves the right, without notice and in its sole discretion, to terminate your license to use the Websites, and to block or prevent future access to and use of the Websites if you violate any of the terms of this Agreement. Upon termination, the terms of this Agreement shall continue to apply.

Entire Agreement

This Agreement contains the entire agreement between the parties as pertaining to the subject matter of these terms and conditions and supersedes all prior agreements, understandings, representations, negotiations, and discussions, whether oral or written, of the parties. There are no warranties, representations or other agreements between the parties in connection with the subject matter of this Agreement except as specifically set forth in this Agreement.

Severability

If any term of this Agreement is held invalid, illegal or unenforceable, the remaining portions shall not be affected. The Agreement shall thereafter be construed as if such invalid, illegal or unenforceable provision were omitted.

Contacting Us

For more information about the use of the Websites and its or their Contents, please contact info@katedewhirst.com.

Some of Kate’s recent and upcoming events

Team Privacy Training Events

November 14, 16, 29 & 30 and December 3, 11, 12, 13 & 19

For Primary Care clinics and FHTs

Kate trains health professionals from many more primary care organizations how being privacy-respectful can improve therapeutic relationships. more details...

Building healthy habits

November 26, 2018

Legal coaching at a Toronto law firm.

A private coaching session

Primary care webinar: Shared services agreements

December 6, 2018, 12 noon

Part of Kate’s monthly webinar series.

Pitfalls that primary care organizations need to look out for when agreeing to provide care in collaboration with other healthcare organizations.

Full details of the 2019 webinar series and registration here.

Privacy Officer training

April 30 through June 4, 2019

Kate’s specialist training course for Privacy Officers in health organizations.

Open to all health Privacy Officers, as well as those hoping to become Privacy Officers. Full details and registration for Privacy Officer training next spring here...

Advanced Privacy Officer training

June 18, 2019

For experienced Privacy Officers within healthcare organisations.

This one day training course focuses on how to handle difficult privacy situations using real-life (but anonymized) case studies and role-play. Full details and registration here...

Free healthcare privacy webinar - ask me anything!

December 5, 2018 4-5pm and January 9, 2019 12noon-1pm

Free webinar - advance registration needed

Whether you're an experience privacy officer or new in the field, pick Kate’s brain for free for an hour, in this live webinar. No charge, but you’ll need to register in advance.

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