Terms of use

Welcome to Hematology Newsboard, a password-protected news and information portal platform for hematologists, oncologists and health care professionals with an interest in hematology and related fields.

This website is owned and operated by NET.COM.MED INC., situated in Laval, Quebec, and is governed by the laws of Quebec and the applicable laws of Canada, without reference to principles of conflict of laws.

The services on this website are provided free of charge to eligible members, subject to the following terms of use, which may be updated from time to time.

You can always view the most recent version of our terms of use by clicking on the “terms of use” link at the bottom of any page on this website – which we encourage you to do periodically.

Please read these terms and conditions of use carefully.

By signing up, creating a profile and browsing this site, you are agreeing, without limitation or qualification, to abide by these terms and conditions, and confirming that you accept our privacy policy.

If you are not willing to be bound by both these terms of use and our privacy policy, you must not access or use this website.

Last revised on July 20, 2016

Acceptance

In addition to agreeing by these terms and conditions, by signing up as a registered user, you confirm that you are eligible for membership – i.e., that you are at least eighteen (18) years of age and above the age of majority in your province of residence, and are a hematologist, oncologist, general practitioner, student, nurse, member of the pharmaceutical industry or other health care professional.

You further agree:

You also understand:

Intellectual property rights

This website and its content, features and functionality (including, but not limited to text, images, illustrations, software, audio clips and videos, data and compilations, as well as the design, selection and arrangement thereof) are owned or otherwise provided by Hematology Newsboard and are protected without limitation under Canadian, as well as applicable international laws, regulations and treaties.

Hematology Newsboard does not represent or warrant that the material posted does not infringe the rights of any other person or entity.

This website and its content are provided for your personal, non-commercial use only.

You agree that you will not:

If you wish to make any use of content posted on this website, please send a request to info@hematologynewsboard.com.

We take the protection of copyrights – whether they belong to us or to others – very seriously. We ask our members to do the same. If you come across content on our site that you believe may infringe copyright in your work, we would appreciate being informed about it.

Reliance on website content

While we hope you find the content we post helpful, please be advised that the information and opinions of the contributors featured on this website are strictly their own and are the responsibility of the person or entity providing them. As such, they do not necessarily reflect the opinions of Hematology Newsboard.  While we have taken reasonable measures to ensure the reliability of the information presented on this website, Hematology Newsboard makes no claim as to the accurateness, completeness or usefulness of content posted on this website, and disclaims all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on this material and/or from any damage directly or indirectly related to the use of this website or its content.

It goes without saying that content on this site is not meant to serve as a substitute for your own clinical judgment as a health care professional.

It is up to you to evaluate the information made available or otherwise obtained through this site, and to confirm it with other sources before making any decisions or undertaking any treatment based on such information.

Third party content and links to other websites

This website may contain information provided by third parties and/or links to outside websites.

Hematology Newsboard has no control over the content of third-party websites or resources, and assumes no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may result from your use of them. If you choose to access any of these sites, you do so entirely at your own risk.

Links to third-party sites are provided merely as a convenience to you, and do not imply endorsement by Hematology Newsboard of any information, goods and/or services contained, described or offered on these properties.

In addition, we are not responsible for, nor do we necessarily endorse, third-party websites that link to our site.

Site availability

Although we take measures to ensure the reliability and ongoing availability of our services, we do not (and can not) guarantee that this website will be accessible at any given time, nor can we warrant that the site will be compatible with all hardware, software applications and/or browsers.

You can expect the site to periodically be offline for maintenance, content updates, and other necessary “tweaks.”

Disclaimer of warranty

You agree that use of the website is entirely at your own risk. The site, its content and any related services are provided on an “as is”; and “as available” basis, without any warranties of any kind.

Under no circunstances shall Hematology Newsboard be liable for direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential, aggravated, punitive or exemplary damages or losses arising from or relating to any aspect of your use of the site.