Privacy Policy

By accessing any portion of the SCI Action Canada Website, the user agrees to the terms and conditions set out below.


1. Use of the Site

The SCI Action Canada Website is a no fee service offered by SCI Action Canada. The contents of the SCI Action Canada Website are provided for informational and educational purposes only. All information is provided on an "as is" basis without any warranties of any kind. SCI Action Canada makes no representations and disclaims all expressed and implied warranties and conditions of any kind, including without limitation, representations, warranties or conditions regarding accuracy, timeliness, completeness, non-infringement, merchantability or fitness for any particular purpose. SCI Action Canada assumes no responsibility to the user or any third party for the consequences of any errors or omissions. The subscriber to the SCI Action Canada Website expressly acknowledges that community members, university members, and community partners may provide information contained on the site and any such information and its content are not the responsibility of SCI Action Canada. SCI Action Canada assumes no liability for such content or information.

2. Release of SCI Action Canada

You also agree to release and hold harmless SCI Action Canada from and against any and all liability, claims, damages, actions, and costs, arising out of or in connection with your use, review or reproduction of the SCI Action Canada Website.

3. Limitation of Liability

SCI Action Canada shall not be liable to you and/or any third party for any damages of any kind arising out of or relating to the use of, or reliance upon, the SCI Action Canada Website including, but not limited to, any lost profits, lost opportunities, special, incidental, indirect, consequential or punitive damages, regardless of your advice to SCI Action Canada to the contrary.

4. Advice

Neither SCI Action Canada nor any of its officers, directors, employees, or agents makes any recommendation regarding any educational or other matter described within the SCI Action Canada Website.

5. Reproduction of Contents

The contents, but not any logo or other visual representation, of the SCI Action Canada Website or related website may be used and reproduced solely for non-commercial, personal or educational purposes provided that it is not modified and that you do not delete any copyrights and other legal or proprietary notices contained therein. Such information may not otherwise be used, reproduced, broadcast, published or re-disseminated without the prior written permission of SCI Action Canada.

6. Links to other Sites

The SCI Action Canada Website may link users to sites not maintained by SCI Action Canada. SCI Action Canada cannot and does not warrant the accuracy, completeness, timeliness, non-infringement, merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose of any information available through these links and disclaims any opinions expressed on such sites.

7. Intellectual Property

The materials located on the SCI Action Canada Website are protected by copyright, trademark and other forms or proprietary rights and are owned or controlled by SCI Action Canada or any other party credited as the provider of the information. If any material contained on the website is mentioned in any academic or non-academic report, manuscript, presentation, publication or other document, the website must be cited as the source of the material.

8. System Integrity

You may not use any device, software or routine to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the SCI Action Canada Website. You may not take any action, which imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on SCI Action Canada infrastructure.

9. Governing Law

This agreement shall be construed and enforced in accordance with the laws of the Province of Ontario.

10. Disclosures

The information in the SCI Action Canada Website or related website is offered by SCI Action Canada c/o McMaster University, Department of Kinesiology 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario, L8S 4L8.

11. Entire Agreement

This agreement constitutes the entire agreement between you and SCI Action Canada and supercedes all other agreements. No other representations or warranties are made, save for those contained within this Agreement.

12. Termination of McMaster University Website or Related Website

>SCI Action Canada reserves the right to terminate or modify, in any manner, the SCI Action Canada Website, and/or any part of any related website any link or linking program at any time for any reason.

13. Privacy

SCI Action Canada collects and retains personal information as it pertains to participants in the various studies and experiments using services provided by SCI Action Canada and its members. This information is used for academic purposes only. Use of these data are governed by the Research Ethics Boards at the institutions of the SCI Action Canada researchers and are restricted to the ethical guidelines stipulated in the specific study or experiment. Personal information will not be published on the SCI Action Canada Web Site; however, the findings, and subsequent publications, will be made available.

If you have any questions about the collection and use of this information please contact SCI Action Canada, McMaster University.