Terms and conditions

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General

Intellectures Inc. allows members to access and view healthcare related lecture series streamed over the Internet to certain connected computers, tablets, smartphones or other related devices and permits users to discuss lecture series related content on a shared platform. These terms of use govern your use of the Intellectures Inc. Service. The "Intellectures Inc. Service", "our Service", or "the Service" means the personalized service provided by Intellectures Inc. for accessing and viewing our lecture series content, including all features and functionalities, recommendations and reviews, the website, the application and other user interfaces, as well as all content and software associated with our service.

By using our Service and/or clicking "I agree" checkbox, you accept and agree to be legally bound by the following terms and conditions (the “Terms and Conditions”), whether or not you are a registered member of Intellectures Inc. Please read all of the following Terms and Conditions carefully before using our Service.

Intellectures Inc. reserves the right to modify or otherwise update the Terms and Conditions at any time without notice. Any changes to the Terms and Conditions are binding. Your use of our Service after any changes have been made will constitute your agreement on a prospective basis to the modified Terms and Conditions. Please ensure you review these Terms and Conditions on a regular basis for any changes.

Copyright

The contents of our Service, such as, text, publications, newsletters, articles, opinions, video material, audio material, graphics, images, HTML code, Java code, and the selection and arrangement of information (the "Content"), is the property of Intellectures Inc. or its licensors, and are protected by copyright and other intellectual property laws under both Canadian and foreign laws.

Intellectual Property Rights

Intellectures Inc. uses commercially reasonable efforts to ensure the intellectual property rights of third parties are not infringed by use of the Content in our Service. If you know or suspect any breach of a third parties intellectual property rights by virtue of our Content, please notify us immediately and we will use commercially reasonable efforts to investigate the matter and will immediately cease use of any infringing Content.

Trademarks

The name, Intellectures Inc., and the Intellectures Inc. logo are owned and created by Intellectures Inc. are pending, registered or unregistered, trademarks of Intellectures Inc. in Canada, the United States and internationally. The use of these marks requires express written permission from Intellectures Inc., and any unauthorized use is strictly prohibited. Access to our website does not constitute a license or right to use Intellectures Inc.'s trademarks.

Use of our Service

Unless otherwise expressly authorized by Intellectures Inc., your use of our Service and any Content viewed through the Service are for personal and non-commercial use only. You agree to use our Service for legitimate purposes and not for any illegal or unauthorized purpose, including without limitation in violation of any intellectual property or privacy law.

Your registration grants you a limited, non-exclusive, non-transferrable right to access the Service and view our Content. Except for the foregoing, no right, title or interest shall be transferred to you. You agree not to archive, reproduce, distribute, modify, display, publish, license , create derivative works from, offer for sale or use (except as explicitly authorized by these Terms of Use) content and information contained on or obtained from or through the Service.

Disclaimer

All Content found in our Service is provided for education and information purposes. Our Service provides information on a wide range of health and medical topics. The information is not intended to substitute for the advice of a physician, nor is it intended to provide legal, accounting, financial or tax advice. You should always consult your doctor for specific information on personal health matters, or other relevant advisor or professional to ensure that your own circumstances are considered.

While tax deductions may be available to users in certain jurisdictions, Intellectures Inc. is not responsible for ensuring deduction approval or eligibility, nor any losses or damages sustained due to changes in tax legislation or rulings by tax agencies regarding any such deductions. It is your responsibility to consult with a professional adviser in order to confirm your eligibility for such deductions.

Please refer to our Tax deductibility page for further details.

Limitation of Liability

You assume all responsibility and risk with respect to your use of our Service, which is provided "as is" without warranties, representations or conditions of any kind, either express or implied, with regard to information accessed from or via our website, application or other user interfaces, including without limitation, all content and materials, and functions and services provided by our Service, all of which are provided without warranty of any kind, including but not limited to warranties concerning the availability, accuracy, completeness or usefulness of content or information, uninterrupted access, and any warranties of title, non-infringement, merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. We do not warrant that our website or application or their respective functioning or the content and material made available thereby will be timely, secure, uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that our websites or the servers that make our website available are free of viruses or other harmful components.

In no event will we, or our affiliates, our or their respective content or service providers, or any of our or their respective directors, officers, agents, contractors, suppliers or employees be liable to you for any direct, indirect, special, incidental, consequential, exemplary or punitive damages, losses or causes of action, or lost revenue, lost profits, lost business or sales, or any other type of damage, whether based in contract or tort (including negligence), strict liability or otherwise, arising from your use of, or the inability to use, or the performance of, our Service or the Content or material or functionality through our website or application, even if we are advised of the possibility of such damages.

Certain jurisdictions do not allow limitation of liability or the exclusion or limitation of certain damages. In such jurisdictions, some or all of the above disclaimers, exclusions, or limitations, may not apply to you and our liability will be limited to the maximum extent permitted by law.

No Warranty

While Intellectures Inc. makes every effort to keep the Content of our Service current, no representations, warranties or conditions are given (express or implied) that our Service or Content will be error-free or completely accurate at all times. Our Service is provided "as is" and without warranty or condition. In particular, our service may not be uninterrupted. You waive all special, indirect and consequential damages of any kind against Intellectures Inc. At any time and without notice, Intellectures Inc. may correct errors or inaccuracies and change or update our Service, as well as the goods and services made available on our website. Intellectures Inc. is not responsible in any manner for direct, indirect, special or consequential damages arising out of the use of our Service, or of any software that may be available for download or the purchase or license of any goods or services related to our Service.

Indemnification

You agree to defend and indemnify us, and hold us and our affiliates harmless, and our and their respective directors, officers, agents, contractors, and employees against any losses, liabilities, claims, expenses (including legal fees) in any way arising from, related to or in connection with your use of our Service, your violation of the Terms and Conditions, or the posting or transmission of any materials on or through the website by you, including but not limited to, any third party claim that any information or materials provided by you infringe upon any third party proprietary rights.

Privacy

Intellectures Inc. is strongly committed to respecting your privacy. We recognize the need for appropriate protection and management of any personally identifiable data you share with us. By using our Service you agree to the terms of the online Privacy Statement. Please read our Privacy Statement carefully so that you understand how we may collect and use your personal data as you make use of our Service.

Purchase/License of Goods/Services

The purchase or license of goods and services in connection with our Service are subject to all of the Terms and Conditions, and in addition to the following provisions:

(i) Prices and payment

The credit card or other payment information you give to purchase or license products and services provided must be accurate and complete. This information will be used to charge you for any purchased or licensed products or services. Intellectures Inc. or its suppliers reserve the right, in their sole discretion, to make any necessary updates, modifications and adjustments at any time without prior notice to product descriptions, warranties and prices due to errors, product discontinuation, changing costs, new market conditions or any other business factor. All prices are in Canadian dollars unless otherwise indicated, and subject to provincial and federal sales tax, where applicable. Details are provided at time of ordering. You will be informed of total charges and asked to confirm the transaction before it is charged to your credit card. You are responsible for all fees and taxes incurred by you.

(ii) Goods/services of other merchants

There may be links to the websites of other merchants offering goods or services for purchase or license. Each merchant is responsible for setting and explaining the applicable shipping, return, security, warranty and other purchase or licensing policies. Intellectures Inc. does not guarantee, warrant or endorse any product or service sold by these merchants, nor does Intellectures Inc. hold any liability or responsibility for the quality or performance of any product or service sold to you by any such merchant. The purchase or license of any product or service from these merchants is a transaction solely between you and that merchant. Intellectures Inc. holds no responsibility or liability for any merchant or your relationship with such merchant. Any question or dispute you may have regarding any such product or service should be addressed directly to the responsible merchant.

Lecture Credits

AAFP Accreditation

This Enduring Material activity, Intellectures Series, has been reviewed and is acceptable for credit by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Term of approval begins 10/09/2019. Term of approval is for one year from this date. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. For additional information please visit our Accreditation page.

ACCME Accreditation

All of our lecture series have been accredited through the joint providership of CME Consultants and Intellecures Inc. CME Consultants is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Accredited courses have been certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. For additional information please visit our Accreditation page.

Lecture Series Cancellation Policy

Registration fees for each Lecture Series will be refunded for cancellations received at least one (1) business day prior to the Lecture Series start date. To be eligible for a refund, you must submit your request in one of the following ways:
  • (i) online by logging in to your account and selecting the Edit/Cancel option under the Lecture Series in the "My Intellectures" section; or
  • (ii) by submitting an email directly to support@intellectures.com.

No refunds will be provided for cancellations received after the Lecture Series start date.

If you have questions about our cancellation and refund policy, please contact us at 416-506-1616 or 1-888-380-3391 (toll-free) between 9:00 am and 5:00 pm Eastern Standard Time/ Eastern Daylight Time.

Online Dialogue Participation

Account holders may from time to time be able to participate in online discussion forums and to submit or post comments, profiles and/or other content. You are solely responsible for any user content you post or submit to the Service, and for the consequences of posting or submitting such content.

When you participate:
  1. Keep your comments relevant to the topic under discussion.
  2. Use of the English language is preferred. Comments in languages other than English may be intermingled but will not be translated.
  3. Provide your opinion. Your content must be your own. Breaking copyright laws, or other proprietary laws, is not acceptable.
  4. Be respectful of comments by others.
  5. Do not include your phone number, email address or other personal information.
  6. The following kinds of comments are prohibited:
    • Discriminatory e.g., racist, sexist
    • Hate speech
    • Defamatory
    • Offensive or abusive e.g., violent, obscene, profane, harassing
    • Illegal e.g., pornographic, threatening, suggesting committing a criminal act
    • Violations of privacy and confidentiality e.g., do not include your own or another’s personal information
    • Marketing e.g., advertising or promotional
    • Spam e.g., repetitive or spamming threads

Although Intellectures Inc. will have no obligation to monitor or take action with respect to user content, we reserve the right to edit your comments and/or remove them in whole or in part. We may employ filtering technologies to scan messages. Anyone acting contrary to these Terms and Conditions may have their account temporarily or permanently suspended without notice. Ultimately, however, you alone are responsible for the content of your messages and what you post.

The views of other participants do not represent the views of Intellectures Inc. You agree to indemnify Intellectures Inc. and its respective directors, officers, employees and other users against any liability, claim, loss or damage provided such are caused by your acts or omissions, or the acts or omissions of another user.

You agree that any material you upload grants Intellectures Inc. the non-exclusive irrevocable right to use your content royalty-free in perpetuity. You waive all moral rights in your submission and allow Intellectures Inc. to display, copy, translate, publish, distribute, transmit, print and use such information. For example, Intellectures Inc. may use any and/or all ideas and comments, in anonymous aggregate form, for purposes that advance the medical profession, stimulate Intellectures Inc. growth and relevance, policy development, promotion. Intellectures Inc. will not, however, sell or lend your information without your consent. You give Intellectures Inc. permission to publish your full name and city in connection with your submission.

For additional information about member dialogue please contact us at support@intellectures.com.

Links

(i) Links to other sites
Our website may contain links to other sites as well as e-mail links. These links are provided solely as a convenience to you. Any such other sites are independent from the Intellectures Inc. website and Intellectures Inc. assumes no responsibility for the accuracy or appropriateness of the information contained in such sites. The inclusion of any link to another site does not imply endorsement by Intellectures Inc. When leaving our website you may be subject to legal terms and conditions and privacy policies of that other site.

(ii) Links to website

Intellectures Inc. encourages links to the Intellectures Inc. website. However, Intellectures Inc. reserves the right to prohibit or refuse to accept any link to another website, and an external website provider must agree to remove any link to the Intellectures Inc. website upon the request of Intellectures Inc. You may link to the main Intellectures Inc. website or individual pages on our website, provided you respect the following:
  • Do not create links that may lead others to think that Intellectures Inc. content is your own, or that Intellectures Inc. is endorsing your site when that is not the case. For example, do not frame any part of our website within your own. All links must bring up our website in a separate, full window.
  • Reproduction of Content derived from or contained in or on our Service is not permitted.
  • You cannot use the Intellectures Inc. name, logo or other Intellectures Inc. trademarks without prior written agreement from Intellectures Inc.

If you are in doubt about the inclusion of a link from your site to our website, please contact Intellectures Inc. via email at support@intellectures.com.

Advertising and Sponsorship

Intellectures Inc. holds no responsibility or liability for any liability, loss, damage, claim or causes of action arising from the content of advertising found on our website, or for any claims and representations made.

Termination

The right to use and access the Service and Content will terminate automatically upon any breach by you of these Terms and Conditions, unless we otherwise specifically agree in writing, but the other provisions of these Terms and Conditions will survive any such termination.

We reserve the right at any time in our sole discretion to cease providing any Content, to change or discontinue any aspect or element of our Service, or to cease making our Service available.

Eligibility

You affirm that you are either more than 18 years of age, or possess legal parental or guardian consent, and that you are fully competent to use our Service and to enter into and comply with these Terms of Use. In any case, you affirm that you are at least 13 years of age, as our Service is not intended for children who are under 13 years of age. Use of our Service by anyone under 13 years of age is not authorized.

Headings

Any headings and titles herein are for convenience only.

Severability

If any provision or provisions of these Terms of Use shall be held to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable, the validity, legality and enforceability of the remaining provisions shall remain in full force and effect.

Jurisdiction

Any disputes arising out of or relating to the Terms and Conditions, the Privacy Statement, use of our Service will be resolved in accordance with the laws of the Province of Ontario without regard to its conflict of law rules.

Language

It is agreed that the English version of these Terms and Conditions constitutes the official version, should there be any discrepancy between the English version and any version produced in French.

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