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Linking Policy

Linking Policy

This website contains links to websites operated by parties other than Partners of the Alzheimer Society Federation of Canada. These links are selected based on approved criteria, and provided for your convenience and information. The Alzheimer Society assumes no responsibility for the information provided on them. The inclusion of links to other websites does not imply endorsement of the material on those websites or any association with their publishers.

Other websites are free to link to this site and formal requests are not required. However, all content on the site is protected by copyright and any reuse or adaptation of the content in the site without express permission of Alzheimer Society of Canada is prohibited. (See Terms and Conditions for full details.)

If you intend to link to this website, link to the home page, or to the home page of a provincial or local Alzheimer Society where appropriate, to ensure that the link does not become broken as this website is periodically updated and revised. If you wish to add a text introduction to the link, we request that you use:

The Alzheimer Society is Canada’s leading health charity for people living with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias.

Links to the Alzheimer Society website must not use any branded Alzheimer Society logos, including the Forget Me Not symbol or program-specific logos such as First Link®, Coffee Break® or Safely Home®, when creating the link.

Please note that reciprocal links are not often granted due to the volume of requests submitted.

Terms and conditions

“Alzheimer Site” means the World Wide Web Internet site owned and maintained by Alzheimer Society of B.C., including all text, images, information and graphics of every kind found on it.

The site does not provide medical advice.

The contents of the Alzheimer Site, such as text, graphics, images, information and other material (“Content”) contained on the Alzheimer Site, is for information purposes only. The Content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment (and the Alzheimer Site does not render medical, nursing, or professional health-care advice in any jurisdiction). Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition or medical treatment. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on the Alzheimer Site.

If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor, or 911 or other emergency service number immediately. The Alzheimer Society does not recommend or endorse any specific tests, products, procedures, opinions or other information that may be mentioned on the Alzheimer Site. Reliance on any information provided by Alzheimer Society of B.C. or its officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives, or by other Federation members, others appearing on the Alzheimer Site at the invitation of Alzheimer Society of B.C., or other visitors to the Alzheimer Site, is solely at your own risk.

Use of content

Alzheimer Society of B.C. authorizes you to view or download a single copy of the material on the Alzheimer Site solely for your personal, non-commercial use if you include the following copyright notice: “Copyright 2011, Alzheimer Society of B.C. All rights reserved.” and copyright and proprietary rights notices of other parties that were contained in the Content.

The Content is protected by copyright under Canadian, United States and foreign laws. Title to the Content remains with Alzheimer Society of B.C. Any use of the Content not expressly permitted by these Terms and Conditions is a breach of these Terms and Conditions and may violate copyright, trademark, and other laws. Content and features are subject to change or termination without notice in the editorial discretion of Alzheimer Society of B.C. All rights not expressly granted herein are reserved to Alzheimer Society of B.C.

If you violate any of these Terms and Conditions, your permission to use the Content automatically terminates and you must immediately destroy any copies you have made of any portion of the Content.


The use of the Alzheimer Site and the Content is at your own risk.

When using the Alzheimer Site, information will be transmitted over a medium that is beyond the control and jurisdiction of Alzheimer Society of B.C. and its suppliers. Accordingly, Alzheimer Society of B.C. assumes no liability for or relating to the delay, failure, interruption, or corruption of any data or other information transmitted in connection with use of the Alzheimer Site.

The Alzheimer Site and the content are provided on an “as is” basis. ALZHEIMER SOCIETY OF B.C. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, DISCLAIMS ALL REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTIES’ RIGHTS, AND FITNESS FOR PARTICULAR PURPOSE. Specifically, Alzheimer Society of B.C. makes no representations or warranties about the accuracy, reliability, completeness, currentness, or timeliness of the Content, software, text, graphics, links or communications provided on or through the use of the Alzheimer Site, nor about the compliance or non-compliance of such material with any government’s regulations requiring disclosure of information on prescription drug products.

In no event shall Alzheimer Society of B.C. or any third parties mentioned on the Alzheimer Site be liable for any damages (including, without limitation, incidental and consequential damages for personal injury/wrongful death, lost profits or damages resulting from lost data or business interruption) resulting from the use or inability to use the Alzheimer Site or the Content whether based on warranty, contract, tort or any other legal theory, and whether or not Alzheimer Society of B.C. or any other Federation member is advised of the possibility of such damages. Alzheimer Society of B.C. is not liable for any personal injury, including death, caused by your use or misuse of the Site.

User submissions

You agree that you will not upload or transmit any communications or content of any type that infringe or violate any rights of any person or entity. By submitting communications or content to any part of this Site, you agree that such submission is non-confidential for all purposes. If you make any such submission, you automatically grant or warrant that the owner of such content has expressly granted to Alzheimer Society of B.C. a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, worldwide nonexclusive license to use, reproduce, create derivative works from, modify, publish, edit, translate, distribute, perform and display the communication or content in any media or medium, or any form, format or forum now known or hereafter developed. The Alzheimer Society of B.C. may sublicense its rights through multiple tiers of sublicensees.

Advertisements and links to other sites

Alzheimer Society of B.C. does not endorse the content on any third party websites. Alzheimer Society of B.C. is not responsible for the content of linked third-party sites, sites framed within the Alzheimer Site or third party advertisements, and does not make any representations regarding their content or accuracy. Your use of third-party websites is at your own risk and subject to the terms and conditions of use for such sites. Alzheimer Society of B.C. does not endorse any product advertised on the Alzheimer Site.


You agree to defend, indemnify and hold Alzheimer Society of B.C., its affiliates and associates (including without limitation all Federation members) and their respective officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors and suppliers, harmless from and against any claims, actions or demands, liabilities and settlements including without limitation, reasonable legal and accounting fees, resulting from, or alleged to result from, your violation of these Terms and Conditions.


Alzheimer Society of B.C. is incorporated under the laws of Canada and operates solely within Canada.

Alzheimer makes no claims that the Content is appropriate for any jurisdiction outside of Canada or the United States. Access to and downloading of the Content or any part thereof may not be legal by certain persons or in certain countries. If you access the Alzheimer Site from outside Canada or the United States, you do so at your own risk and are responsible for compliance with the laws of your jurisdiction.


By using the Alzheimer Site, you expressly agree that exclusive jurisdiction for any dispute with Alzheimer Society of B.C. or any of its affiliates and associates (including without limitation any Federation members, including with limitation their respective employees, officers, directors, agents, contractors, telecommunication providers and content providers), arising from or in any way relating to your use of the Alzheimer Site, resides in the courts of the province of Ontario, Canada. You further agree that any such dispute shall be governed by and construed and interpreted in accordance with the laws of the Province of Ontario and the laws of Canada applicable therein.

These Terms and Conditions are governed by the internal substantive laws of the province of Ontario and the laws of Canada applicable in Ontario, without respect to conflict of laws principles. If any provision of these Terms and Conditions is found to be invalid by any court having competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of such provision shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of these Terms and Conditions, which shall remain in full force and effect. No waiver of any of these Terms and Conditions shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or condition or any other term or condition.

Complete agreement

Except as expressly provided in a particular “legal notice” on the Alzheimer Site, these Terms and Conditions constitute the entire agreement between you and the Alzheimer Society of B.C. with respect to the use of the Alzheimer Site and Content.

Thank you for your cooperation. We hope you find the Alzheimer Site helpful and convenient to use.