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Calgary Laboratory Services Website Terms of Use

Version: 2014.03.17

This website is owned and operated by Calgary Laboratory Services ("CLS"). By using this website, you agree to the following terms and conditions, and you enter into a limited license agreement with CLS. If you do not agree to the terms and conditions, please discontinue use of this website.

CLS may change the content of this website at any time without notice. Review the terms and conditions regularly as they may be revised by CLS at any time without notice and your continued use of this website will constitute your agreement with any changes.

1. Privacy

Absent of the use of encryption, the internet is not a secure medium and privacy cannot be ensured. Information provided by CLS by virtue of this website will be received by CLS on a non-confidential basis. We recommend the use of appropriate security, antivirus, and other protective software.

CLS assumes no liability for the delay, failure, interruption, or corruption of any data transmitted in connection with the website and does not warrant that the website is free of infection, viruses, worms, Trojan horses, or codes that manifest contaminating or destructive properties.

Most web servers, including the one hosting this website, may obtain general information, for example your session Internet Protocol (IP) address, your Internet Service Provider (ISP), any link that led you to this website, links you access through this website, technical information on your browser, and computer settings.

Any information collected such as visitor's IP address, web browser, and web pages accessed is used internally by CLS in aggregate form to help us manage and improve content, and to diagnose technical problems with our website to serve you better.

2. Medical Advice

The content of this website is provided for general information purposes only. The content of this website is NOT intended to replace consultation with health care providers or to provide medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of a physician or other qualified health care provider with any medical health questions.

3. Currency and Accuracy

CLS makes reasonable efforts to ensure the content of this website is up to date and accurate. However, CLS does not make any warranty as to the quality, accuracy, currency, or completeness of the content of this website. CLS does not endorse or recommend any products, services, techniques, or procedures mentioned on this site.

4. Links

This website contains links to other websites and servers that are not under the control of CLS. CLS assumes no responsibility for the content of any linked websites and provides these links solely as a convenience to you and does not necessarily endorse the content or providers of the linked websites.

5. Proprietary Right and Grant of Limited License

This website and the content are protected by copyright, trademark, and other proprietary rights of CLS or third parties. Except as expressly permitted in these terms and conditions, no portion of the website or the content, including without limitation trademarks, trade names, and logos, may be reproduced in any form, or by any means, without prior written permission from CLS or the applicable third party. Any unauthorized downloading, redistribution, retransmission, copying, modification, or commercial use of the content may be a violation of federal or other law and could result in legal action.

Subject to the preceding paragraph, CLS grants you a limited license to display, print, and use the content of this website solely for your personal, non-commercial use. Such license is revocable by CLS at any time at the sole option of CLS. In consideration of this limited license, you shall ensure that all copyright, trademark, and other proprietary notices are retained on any copy of the website materials in the same form and manner as on the original.

6. Disclaimer of Website

The website and its content are provided on an "as-is" basis without warranty of any kind, including all implied warranties or conditions or merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement, and whether express or implied, statutory or otherwise.

7. Limitation of Liability

In no event shall CLS, its officers, employees, or agents, or any supplier of content mentioned on this website be liable for any losses, damages, claims, or expenses whatsoever including, without limiation, direct, indirect, incidental, and consequential damages; personal injury or wrongful death; lost profits or damages resulting from lost data; or business interruption resulting from the use, misuse, or inability to use this website or the content, whether based on warranty, contract, tort, or other legal theory, and whether or not CLS is advised of the possibility of such damages.

8. Jurisdiction

The license and terms of use shall in all respects be governed by the law of the Province of Alberta, Canada and if applicable, the federal laws of Canada.

9. Submissions

All information submitted to CLS via this website shall be deemed and remain the property of CLS and CLS shall be free to use, for any purpose, all ideas, concepts, know-how, or other techniques contained in the information provided to CLS.

10. Agreement

The limited license and terms of use, together with our Privacy Statement, sets forth the entire agreement, contract, and understanding between you and CLS regarding the use of this website and its content.

As a condition of your use of this website, you agree that your use of this website shall not violate any applicable local, provinicial, federal, or international law. If you violate any of the terms or conditions, your limited license will automatically terminate. You must immediately cease your use of this website and destroy all copies of the content or portion thereof. Should any provision of this limited license or these terms and conditions of use be held by court of competent jurisdiction to be unenforceable, then such portion or portions shall be severed from this contract and the remainder of the provisions shall be unaffected and continue in full furce and effect. Failure of CLS to enforce strict performance of any provisions of these terms and conditions shall not be constructed as a waiver of any such provision or right. This agreement shall enure to the benefit of the administrator and assigns of CLS.

More Information

CLS Privacy Statement
If you have any questions about our privacy policies and practices, please contact the CLS Privacy Office at CLSPrivacy@cls.ab.ca or 403-770-3246.