this Web Site
This web site is operated by the Ontario Partnership
on Aging and Developmental Disabilities (OPADD) under the domain
name “www.opadd.on.ca” (“OPADD Web Site”)
and on behalf of the Ontario Partnership on Aging and Developmental
Disabilities and its related committees and working groups and may
be used for information and communication purposes only.
The OPADD website is a resource for the sharing of
knowledge about aging and developmental disabilities. It is geared
to family caregivers, students, support professionals,
policy makers and all others with an interest in aging and developmental
disability. The Web site provides data and other information including,
but not necessarily limited to, articles, publications, graphics,
video, sound, images, icons, software, pictures and other materials
(“Content”) on aging and developmental disabilities.
By using the site or downloading materials from the
site, you agree to abide by
the terms and conditions set forth in this notice. If you do not
agree to abide by
these terms and conditions do not use the site or download materials
While every effort has been made to ensure that information
is free from error, OPADD does not warrant the accuracy, adequacy
or completeness of Content on this web site. All information is
subject to change without notice. OPADD recommends that you seek
independent advice before acting upon Material on this web site
or Third Party Material. OPADD does not guarantee that the OPADD
Web Site or Third Party Web Sites will be free from viruses, or
that access to the OPADD Web Site or Third Party Web Sites will
Providing Personal Information
via the OPADD Web Site
Information accessible on the OPADD Web site does
not require you to identify yourself. You may access it anonymously.
However, OPADD does collect personal information about you when
you choose to provide it, such as when you send an E-mail request
or inquiry to us which includes your personal information. We collect
only as much personal information as is necessary to communicate
with you via the Web site or other means. The only personally identifying
information arising from your use of the OPADD Web Site is what
OPADD is committed to protecting the privacy of all
visitors to our site. We have
taken appropriate measures to protect and ensure the privacy of
information you provide. OPADD will not, under any circumstances,
information provided by visitors for any purpose inconsistent with
for which the information was provided, as stated on the Web page,
inconsistent with the provisions of applicable legislation.
Use And Disclosure of Personal
OPADD is the sole owner of the information collected
on the site. OPADD does not use or retain personal information that
you provide for any secondary purposes unless you have first been
notified and your permission has been obtained. OPADD will not sell,
rent, share or otherwise disclose your personal information to any
organization or individual that is a member or participant in OPADD
or to any organization or individual outside OPADD unless you are
first notified and your permission is received.
From time to time the OPADD web site may request information
from you via surveys or ask permission to send you information.
Your participation will be completely voluntary and you will have
a choice of whether or not to participate. Any survey information
will be used solely for the purposes of research related to aging
and developmental disabilities, and/or monitoring and/or improving
OPADD’s ability to provide you with appropriate and timely
information. If you choose not to participate, you will still be
able to use the OPADD Web Site.
If your personal information changes (e.g. name, address,
postal code, telephone number, email address etc.), or you no longer
desire communications from us, OPADD will correct, update or remove
the information at your request.
Links to Other Websites
The OPADD Web Site may contain links to other web
sites operated by third parties. OPADD does not endorse, or approve
of the operators of Third Party Web Sites, or the information, graphics
and material on those Third Party Web Sites.
The OPADD privacy statement applies solely to information
collected on the OPADD Web site.
Subject to any applicable law which cannot be excluded,
OPADD makes no warranties or representations:
- Regarding the quality, accuracy, merchantability or fitness
of purpose of
Third Party Material or products or services available through
Web Sites; or
- That Third Party Material does not infringe the intellectual
of any person. OPADD is not authorising the reproduction of Third
Material by linking Material on this web site to Third Party Material.
Links to other sites usually open a new browser window.
OPADD is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and
the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by OPADD nor
can we be held responsible in anyway for the content found on any
third party Web site. When you follow a link on the OPADD Web Site,
material at a Third Party Web site may be displayed in your browser
framed by material on this web site. This material is also Third
All offers to sell and statements relating to goods
and services available on Third Party Web Sites are the responsibility
of and given by the Third Party Web Site Operator. OPADD expressly
disclaims acting in any other respect on behalf of Third Party Web
Third Party Software
Unless otherwise indicated software downloads available
via links from the OPADD Web Site are third party products. These
products may be subject to a licence agreement between you and the
relevant product owner. To the extent permitted by law, OPADD accepts
no liability in respect of such third party products and OPADD provides
no warranty and gives no endorsement in respect of such products
or any party connected with them. We do, however, welcome your feedback
or suggestions concerning these products.
Linking to the OPADD Web Site
Please contact OPADD if you would like to place a
link to any part of the OPADD Web Site.
Acceptance and Changes to Terms
Users of the OPADD web Site acknowledge and accept
that use of the OPADD Web Site indicates acceptance of these Terms
and Conditions of Use and the Privacy Statement.
OPADD has provided sufficient notice of the variation. OPADD reserves