Terms of Use

CAREX Canada Disclaimer

The CAREX Canada web site consists of the material provided under the carexcanada.ca domain (hereinafter referred to as the “Site”).

Your access to and use of the Site shall be governed by the following Terms of Use. CAREX Canada reserves the right amend these Terms of Use at any time without notice.

By using the Site, or any information you obtain on or through it, you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions detailed below.

Terms of Use

Reserved Rights and Grant of Limited License

Copyright 2021 CAREX Canada. All rights reserved.

CAREX Canada owns the intellectual property rights, including copyright, in and to this Site, or has acquired the necessary licenses to display the material on the Site.

As a user of this Site, you are granted a limited license to use (display or print) short extracts of the information for your own personal, non-commercial purposes, including teaching, classroom use, scholarship and/or research, provided the information is not modified and is appropriately cited (See Reference section below). Any other use of the information is prohibited. None of the information may be otherwise reproduced, republished or re-disseminated in any manner or form without the prior written consent of CAREX Canada. To obtain such consent, please contact CAREX Canada.


For documents and software tools available from or through the Site, CAREX Canada does not assume any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any information or processes disclosed. The information is provided “as is” and users are urged to verify it for themselves before they rely on it. Users will not hold CAREX Canada responsible for how they use any information provided by or through the website.

Any information available from or through the Site may be changed at any time and without notice.


CAREX Canada does not endorse or recommend any information, processes, or services. The views and opinions of authors carried on the Site do not state or reflect those of CAREX Canada, and they may not be used for advertising or product endorsement purposes.

External links

Some pages or links on the Site provide links to other Internet sites. This is done for the convenience of users. CAREX Canada is not responsible for the availability or content of these external sites, nor does CAREX Canada endorse or guarantee the information, products, processes, or services described or offered on these other Internet sites.

Users cannot assume that these external sites will abide by the same policies (including those that relate to privacy) that CAREX Canada adheres to. As a user, it is your responsibility to examine the terms and conditions of linked pages and to ensure you are satisfied with them.

Trade Marks

Certain words, phrases, names, designs or logos used on the Site may constitute trademarks, service marks or trade names of CAREX Canada or other entities. The display of any such marks or names on the Site does not imply that CAREX Canada or other entities have granted a license or authorization of any kind to use such marks or names.


Although CAREX Canada uses reasonable efforts to scan the Site for computer viruses, worms, and other malicious software, no one can guarantee that all aspects of the web portal are free from such problems. Users should use virus scanning software and take other precautions they deem necessary to protect themselves from such problems. CAREX Canada hereby disclaims any responsibility for any damages that may occur if a user suffers problems that relate to any computer viruses, worms, or other malicious software that originated on any part of the Site.

Web portal privacy

CAREX Canada is committed to respecting the personal privacy of people using the Site. When a person visits this Website, CAREX Canada collects technical information such as the Internet Protocol address and browser type of the visitor, and address of the website linking to this Website. This technical information is collected and analyzed to determine who are the highest volume users of this Website, what third-party websites are linking to the Site, and how to improve the functioning of the Terms of Use for this website. No attempt is made to link this technical information to any particular individual to determine their identity.

Through the Site, CAREX Canada will only collect personal information such as e-mail addresses from users when they are specifically and knowingly provided either in a form on the Site, or in an e-mail message sent to an address shown on the Site. As an operating program under sections 47(2)(b) and (c) of the University Act, CAREX Canada collects personal information under the authority of that Act. E-mail messages are not a secure method of transmitting personal information, and are vulnerable to interception and forgery. User privacy cannot be ensured when personal information is sent to CAREX Canada using e-mail messages, and consequently CAREX Canada cannot be responsible for any damages suffered as a result of sending personal information using e-mail messages.


All users of the Site are required to abide by Canadian and foreign copyright laws.

Unless it is specifically described as being in the public domain, all material on or available through this website is owned by CAREX Canada or is contributed by individuals, companies, or organizations. All people who reproduce, redistribute or make commercial use of this information are expected to adhere to the terms and conditions asserted by the copyright holder. Transmission or reproduction of protected items beyond that allowed by “fair dealing” as defined by copyright law requires the written permission of the copyright owners.

For more details about Canadian copyright law visit the website of the Canadian Intellectual Property Office.

Governing law

If the user of the Site normally resides in Canada, the use of the Site shall be governed by and interpreted according to the laws of Canada and the province or territory in which the user normally resides. If the user of the Site normally resides outside of Canada, the use of the Site shall be governed by and interpreted according to the laws of Canada and the province of British Columbia.


The Site may be cited as (using Benzene Profile as an example):

CAREX Canada. Benzene Profile [Internet]. 2015 [updated 2015 March; cited (year month day)]. Available from: https://www.carexcanada.ca/en/benzene/

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