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COVID-19 resources terms of use

To access the educational materials, please review the terms of use below.

By accessing, using or otherwise relying on the Materials, you acknowledge and agree as follows:

  1. STARS grants you a personal, limited, royalty-free, non-exclusive, revocable license to use the Materials in Canada strictly in connection with the COVID-19 pandemic. For the avoidance of doubt, your access to, use of, and/or reliance on the Materials must be in connection with the COVID-19 pandemic only.
  2. No amendment, modification, distribution, reproduction, repackaging, repurposing, or sharing of the Materials may be undertaken without the prior, express, written consent of STARS.
  3. Except for the limited license granted to you (as provided in Section 1 above), all right, title of interest in and to the Materials shall remain with STARS and its suppliers.
  4. As the Materials are being made available to you by STARS without any fee or charge, you may not use the Materials for any personal profit, gain, or favour.
  5. You represent and warrant that you are a licensed healthcare provider in your province.
  6. STARS is providing you with permission to access and use the Materials only; STARS is not in any way whatsover providing you or anyone else with:
    1. any supervision of use;
    2. any training associated with the Materials;
    3. offering, or otherwise confirming competency of use; and/or
    4. any certification whatsoever in connection with the Materials.
  1. The Materials are for general reference only. You are solely responsible for determining the suitability of the Materials for your purposes. The Materials are not intended to be a substitute for your clinical judgment.
  2. THE MATERIALS ARE PROVIDED TO YOU ON AN “AS IS”, “WHERE IS” AND “WITH ALL FAULTS” BASIS ONLY. YOUR ACCESS TO, USE OF AND/OR RELIANCE ON THE MATERIALS IS SOLELY AT YOUR OWN RISK.  STARS HAS NOT NOR WILL BE DEEMED TO HAVE MADE ANY CONDITION, REPRESENTATION, WARRANTY OR COVENANT EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED (WHETHER STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE) AS TO: (I) THE QUALITY, DURABILITY, MERCHANTABILITY, PERFORMANCE, FITNESS FOR ANY PARTICULAR USE OR PURPOSE OR SUITABILITY OF THE MATERIALS, INCLUDING AS TO THE ABSENCE OF LATENT OR OTHER DEFECTS, WHETHER OR NOT DISCOVERABLE, KNOWN OR UNKNOWN, APPARENT OR CONCEALED IN CONNECTION THEREWITH; (II) ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY ARISING FROM COURSE OF DEALING OR USAGE OF TRADE; OR (III) ANY OTHER REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY WHATSOEVER, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, WITH RESPECT TO THE MATERIALS — ALL OF WHICH ARE HEREBY WAIVED, RELEASED, EXCLUDED AND EXTINGUISHED.
  1. NOTWITHSTANDING ANYTHING TO THE CONTRARY HEREIN, STARS ACCEPTS NO RESPONSIBILITY OR LIABILITY WHATSOEVER WITH RESPECT TO: (I) THE MATERIALS; (II) YOUR ACCESS TO, USE OF AND/OR RELIANCE ON THE MATERIALS; OR (III) THE PERFORMANCE OR NON-PERFORMANCE OF THE MATERIALS. WITHOUT LIMITING THE GENERALITY OF THE FOREGOING, STARS SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR: (W) ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT SPECIAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES; (X) ANY DAMAGES ARISING FROM LOSS OF PROFIT OR OPPORTUNITY; (Y) SIMILAR DAMAGES SUFFERED BY ANY PARTY; OR (Z) ANY PERSONAL INJURY OR DEATH.
  1. YOU WAIVE ANY AND ALL CLAIMS THAT YOU NOW HAVE OR MAY HAVE AGAINST STARS, ITS DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, VOLUNTEERS, MEMBERS, SUPPLIERS, SPONSORS, SUCCESSORS, ASSIGNS, ALL THOSE ACTING WITH STARS’ AUTHORITY OR PERMISSION (COLLECTIVELY, THE “STARS PARTIES”) AND ANY OTHER PERSON IN CONNECTION WITH: (I) THE MATERIALS; (II) YOUR ACCESS TO, USE OF AND/OR RELIANCE ON THE MATERIALS; OR (III) THE PERFORMANCE OR THE NON-PERFORMANCE OF THE MATERIALS.
  1. YOU FOREVER RELEASE AND DISCHARGE STARS AND EACH OF THE OTHER THE STARS PARTIES FROM ANY AND ALL LIABILITY FOR ANY LOSS, DAMAGE, EXPENSE OR INJURY INCLUDING DEATH, DIRECT OR INDIRECT TO ANY PERSON OR PROPERTY WHATSOEVER RESULTING FROM THE USE OF THE MATERIALS DUE TO ANY CAUSE WHATSOEVER, INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE, BREACH OF CONTRACT OR BREACH OF ANY STATUTORY OR OTHER DUTY OF CARE ON THE PART OF ANY STARS PARTY.
  1. YOU AGREE TO INDEMNIFY, DEFEND, AND HOLD HARMLESS THE STARS PARTIES FROM ANY AND ALL PROPERTY DAMAGE, OR PERSONAL INJURY OR DEATH TO ANY PERSON RESULTING FROM OR IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR ACCESS TO, USE OF AND/OR RELIANCE ON THE MATERIALS.
  1. STARS may discontinue access to the Materials at its sole discretion.
  1. This agreement shall automatically expire upon the termination of the COVID-19 pandemic in Canada. STARS, however, may terminate this agreement (and the license granted herein) at any time beforehand.
  2. Sections 8-12, 15 and 17 shall survive any termination or expiry of this agreement (and the license granted herein).
  3. In the event that any provision of this agreement is unenforceable or invalid under any applicable Law or be so held by an applicable court, such unenforceability or invalidity shall not render this agreement unenforceable or invalid as a whole. In any such event, such provisions shall be changed and interpreted so as to best accomplish the objectives of such unenforceable or invalid provision within the limits of applicable law.
  4. The foregoing provisions shall be governed by and interpreted solely in accordance with the laws in the Province of Alberta without reference to any conflicts of laws in any jurisdiction. Any litigation involving the parties to the use of these educational materials shall be brought solely within the province of Alberta and shall be within the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Alberta.

COVID-19 resources terms of use

To access the educational materials, please review the terms of use below.

By accessing, using or otherwise relying on the Materials, you acknowledge and agree as follows:

  1. STARS grants you a personal, limited, royalty-free, non-exclusive, revocable license to use the Materials in Canada strictly in connection with the COVID-19 pandemic. For the avoidance of doubt, your access to, use of, and/or reliance on the Materials must be in connection with the COVID-19 pandemic only.
  2. No amendment, modification, distribution, reproduction, repackaging, repurposing, or sharing of the Materials may be undertaken without the prior, express, written consent of STARS.
  3. Except for the limited license granted to you (as provided in Section 1 above), all right, title of interest in and to the Materials shall remain with STARS and its suppliers.
  4. As the Materials are being made available to you by STARS without any fee or charge, you may not use the Materials for any personal profit, gain, or favour.
  5. You represent and warrant that you are a licensed healthcare provider in your province.
  6. STARS is providing you with permission to access and use the Materials only; STARS is not in any way whatsover providing you or anyone else with:
    1. any supervision of use;
    2. any training associated with the Materials;
    3. offering, or otherwise confirming competency of use; and/or
    4. any certification whatsoever in connection with the Materials.
  1. The Materials are for general reference only. You are solely responsible for determining the suitability of the Materials for your purposes. The Materials are not intended to be a substitute for your clinical judgment.
  2. THE MATERIALS ARE PROVIDED TO YOU ON AN “AS IS”, “WHERE IS” AND “WITH ALL FAULTS” BASIS ONLY. YOUR ACCESS TO, USE OF AND/OR RELIANCE ON THE MATERIALS IS SOLELY AT YOUR OWN RISK.  STARS HAS NOT NOR WILL BE DEEMED TO HAVE MADE ANY CONDITION, REPRESENTATION, WARRANTY OR COVENANT EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED (WHETHER STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE) AS TO: (I) THE QUALITY, DURABILITY, MERCHANTABILITY, PERFORMANCE, FITNESS FOR ANY PARTICULAR USE OR PURPOSE OR SUITABILITY OF THE MATERIALS, INCLUDING AS TO THE ABSENCE OF LATENT OR OTHER DEFECTS, WHETHER OR NOT DISCOVERABLE, KNOWN OR UNKNOWN, APPARENT OR CONCEALED IN CONNECTION THEREWITH; (II) ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY ARISING FROM COURSE OF DEALING OR USAGE OF TRADE; OR (III) ANY OTHER REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY WHATSOEVER, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, WITH RESPECT TO THE MATERIALS — ALL OF WHICH ARE HEREBY WAIVED, RELEASED, EXCLUDED AND EXTINGUISHED.
  1. NOTWITHSTANDING ANYTHING TO THE CONTRARY HEREIN, STARS ACCEPTS NO RESPONSIBILITY OR LIABILITY WHATSOEVER WITH RESPECT TO: (I) THE MATERIALS; (II) YOUR ACCESS TO, USE OF AND/OR RELIANCE ON THE MATERIALS; OR (III) THE PERFORMANCE OR NON-PERFORMANCE OF THE MATERIALS. WITHOUT LIMITING THE GENERALITY OF THE FOREGOING, STARS SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR: (W) ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT SPECIAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES; (X) ANY DAMAGES ARISING FROM LOSS OF PROFIT OR OPPORTUNITY; (Y) SIMILAR DAMAGES SUFFERED BY ANY PARTY; OR (Z) ANY PERSONAL INJURY OR DEATH.
  1. YOU WAIVE ANY AND ALL CLAIMS THAT YOU NOW HAVE OR MAY HAVE AGAINST STARS, ITS DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, VOLUNTEERS, MEMBERS, SUPPLIERS, SPONSORS, SUCCESSORS, ASSIGNS, ALL THOSE ACTING WITH STARS’ AUTHORITY OR PERMISSION (COLLECTIVELY, THE “STARS PARTIES”) AND ANY OTHER PERSON IN CONNECTION WITH: (I) THE MATERIALS; (II) YOUR ACCESS TO, USE OF AND/OR RELIANCE ON THE MATERIALS; OR (III) THE PERFORMANCE OR THE NON-PERFORMANCE OF THE MATERIALS.
  1. YOU FOREVER RELEASE AND DISCHARGE STARS AND EACH OF THE OTHER THE STARS PARTIES FROM ANY AND ALL LIABILITY FOR ANY LOSS, DAMAGE, EXPENSE OR INJURY INCLUDING DEATH, DIRECT OR INDIRECT TO ANY PERSON OR PROPERTY WHATSOEVER RESULTING FROM THE USE OF THE MATERIALS DUE TO ANY CAUSE WHATSOEVER, INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE, BREACH OF CONTRACT OR BREACH OF ANY STATUTORY OR OTHER DUTY OF CARE ON THE PART OF ANY STARS PARTY.
  1. YOU AGREE TO INDEMNIFY, DEFEND, AND HOLD HARMLESS THE STARS PARTIES FROM ANY AND ALL PROPERTY DAMAGE, OR PERSONAL INJURY OR DEATH TO ANY PERSON RESULTING FROM OR IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR ACCESS TO, USE OF AND/OR RELIANCE ON THE MATERIALS.
  1. STARS may discontinue access to the Materials at its sole discretion.
  1. This agreement shall automatically expire upon the termination of the COVID-19 pandemic in Canada. STARS, however, may terminate this agreement (and the license granted herein) at any time beforehand.
  2. Sections 8-12, 15 and 17 shall survive any termination or expiry of this agreement (and the license granted herein).
  3. In the event that any provision of this agreement is unenforceable or invalid under any applicable Law or be so held by an applicable court, such unenforceability or invalidity shall not render this agreement unenforceable or invalid as a whole. In any such event, such provisions shall be changed and interpreted so as to best accomplish the objectives of such unenforceable or invalid provision within the limits of applicable law.
  4. The foregoing provisions shall be governed by and interpreted solely in accordance with the laws in the Province of Alberta without reference to any conflicts of laws in any jurisdiction. Any litigation involving the parties to the use of these educational materials shall be brought solely within the province of Alberta and shall be within the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Alberta.

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