Terms and Conditions


Using the EczemaTherapies Website (the “Website”)

By using this Website, you signify your agreement to all of the below Terms and Conditions (T&Cs). If you do not agree to one or more of these T&Cs, do not use this Website.  Women’s College Hospital (“WCH”) may revise and update these T&Cs without notice at any time. Your continued usage of this Website will mean you agree to and accept those changes.


This Website does not provide medical advice.

Please be advised that all of the information this Website is provided for informational purposes only. This Website does not provide medical advice. It is not a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. If you have or suspect you have a health problem, please consult your family physician. If you have or suspect you are experiencing a health emergency, please promptly visit a hospital Emergency Department in your area.


Use of Website and Content is voluntary and at your own risk.

Reliance on any information appearing on or provided in relation to the Website is solely at your own risk.  This Website may contain health-related or medically-related materials that are explicit. If you find these materials offensive, you may not want to use our Website.


Website and Content provided on an as-is basis

The Website and the content are provided on an “as is” basis. The content on the Website will be regularly updated and therefore will be changing all the time. When using the Website, information will be transmitted over a medium that is beyond the control and jurisdiction of WCH. As such, WCH 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 this Website.


Use of Content

WCH authorizes you to view or download a single copy of the material on the WCH Website solely for your personal, non-commercial use if you include the following copyright notice: “Copyright © 2019 Women’s College Hospital. All rights reserved.” Any other use of the material is strictly prohibited without WCH’s prior written permission and the permission of the applicable rights holder(s). If you violate any of these T&Cs, your permission to use the content automatically terminates and you must immediately destroy any copies you have made of any portion of the content.


Viewing Videos on this Website

The material contained in videos on the Website is not intended as medical or health advice and is intended for informational and educational purposes only. Please be advised that users are cautioned as some videos may contain explicit scenes and/or graphic images that may be inappropriate for certain audiences. By accessing the video, you acknowledge and fully understand that the video is for informational and educational purposes only. The views and opinions of authors expressed in the video do not necessarily state or reflect those of WCH and they may not be used for advertising or product endorsement purposes. WCH does not endorse or recommend any commercial products, processes or services.

WCH urges you to consult with a qualified physician for consultation, diagnosis and/or treatment plans with respect to your medical condition(s). It is not the intention of WCH to provide medical or other health advice to you through our videos, but rather to provide users with information to better understand certain medical and/or health practices and procedures.


External Websites Linked from the Website

Any websites linked to from the WCH Website are created by organizations outside WCH. Those organizations are responsible for the information contained within their sites. WCH is not responsible for the content of linked third-party sites 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. Any specific comments regarding these sites should be directed to that individual organization.


General Legal Terms and Conditions:

Use prohibited where contrary to law
Use of WCH’s Website is unauthorized in any jurisdiction where the Website or any of the content may violate any laws or regulations. You agree not to access or use WCH’s Website in such jurisdictions. You agree that you are responsible for compliance with all applicable laws or regulations. Any contravention of this provision (or any provision of the T&Cs) is entirely at your own risk.


Governing law and jurisdiction

WCH’s Website is operated by WCH from its offices within the Province of Ontario, Canada. You agree that all matters relating to these T&Cs, or your access or use of WCH’s Website and its content shall be governed by the laws of the Province of Ontario and the laws of Canada applicable therein, without regard to conflict of laws principles. You agree and hereby submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the Province of Ontario with respect to all matters relating to your access and use of WCH’s Website and the content as well as any dispute that may arise therefrom.


Limitation of Liability

In no event shall WCH, its physicians, other qualified health care providers, officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors, and their respective successors and assigns be liable for any damages of any kind, including without limitation, any direct, special, indirect, punitive, incidental or consequential damages (and including without limitation any loss or damages in the nature of or relating to medical injury, personal injury, wrongful death, improper diagnosis, inaccurate information, improper treatment or any other loss incurred in connection with your use, misuse or reliance upon the Website or the content, or your inability to use the Website, regardless of the cause and whether arising in contract (including fundamental breach), tort (including negligence), or otherwise. The foregoing limitation shall apply even if WCH knew of or ought to have known of the possibility of such damages.



The Website use is entirely voluntary and provided for information. As a result, you agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless WCH, its physicians, other qualified health care providers, officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors, and their respective successors and assigns, from and against any and all claims, demands, liabilities, costs, or expenses whatsoever, including, without limitation, legal fees and disbursements, resulting directly or indirectly from (i) your breach of any of the T&Cs, or (ii) your access to, use, misuse, reliance upon or inability to access or use the Website or the content.


Copyright and Limited License

The content of the Website is protected by copyright law and is owned by WCH. Except as granted in the limited licenses herein, any use of the content, including modification, transmission, presentation, distribution, republication, or other exploitation of the Website or of its content, whether in whole or in part, is prohibited without the express prior written consent of WCH. Subject to these T&Cs, you are hereby granted a limited, non-transferable and non-exclusive license to access and view and the Website and the content for your personal, non-commercial use. You must also abide by any additional requirements governing the use of any special content that may be set out in the Website.


No Waiver

Our failure to act with respect to a breach by you or others of these T&Cs does not waive our right to act with respect to subsequent or similar breaches. These T&Cs set forth the entire understanding and agreement between us and any Website user with respect to the Website, its uses and services. These T&Cs constitute the entire agreement between you and WCH with respect to the use of the Website.


Contact Information

If you have any questions about these Terms and Conditions or the Website in general, please contact us at: eczematherapies@wchospital.ca


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