Terms of Use

Any use of this website and its contents (the “Website”) is subject to the following terms and conditions.

Use of the Website is conclusive evidence that the user has read, understood, and accepted the following terms and conditions. If you do not want to accept the following terms and conditions, do not use the Website. Each user of the Website expressly accepts all risks and consequences, whether direct or indirect and whether known or unknown, associated with or resulting from such use.

The Website is designed to present accurate and authoritative information, as well as opinions and recommendations, with respect to the subject matter covered. The MHLPI has taken reasonable care in the preparation of the Website but make no expressed or implied warranty of any kind and assume no responsibility for any errors or omissions. By providing access to the Website, the MHLPI is not rendering professional services. Users who intend to refer to the Website when making decisions or taking actions should first consult independent sources to verify, update, or corroborate the material contained herein. The MHLPI shall not be liable for any incidental, consequential, special, or exemplary damages resulting, in whole or in part, from the use of, misuse of, or inability to use the Website.

Each user of the Website expressly accepts that MHLPI does not assume any responsibility for the uninterrupted or error free operation of the Website or warrant or represent that the Website is free of viruses or other harmful components.

Each such user further expressly accepts that the Website may include links to other Websites such as discussion groups and homepages, which may contain or direct the user to contents including the personal opinions and other forms of self-expression of third parties on a wide-range of topics, including controversial and sensitive topics. Each such user further expressly accepts that MHLPI neither endorses nor makes any representations to users of the Website about such contents. Each such user is, however, expressly warned that such contents may offend some users of the Website. Each such user who may be offended by such contents should stop using the Website immediately.

Each user of the Website expressly acknowledges awareness the Website is an inherently public medium. Each such user expressly accepts that no guarantee of privacy is or can be made to users of the Website by MHLPI. MHLPI’s websites do use cookies that collect anonymous traffic data to assist us with web analytics.

Each user of the Website expressly agrees that any disputes, claims, complaints or actions arising from use of the Website will be decided by the Courts and other Tribunals established under and applying the laws of British Columbia excluding the law relating to choice of law and forum conveniens. Each user further expressly agrees to be attorned to the jurisdiction of the Courts and other Tribunals of British Columbia for the purpose of resolving any such dispute, claim, complaint, or action.

Questions or concerns regarding the terms and conditions of use may be sent to Professor Ronald Roesch, Executive Director, MHLPI, roesch[at]sfu.ca.