Terms of Use

Please read the following terms and conditions of use carefully before using this site.

Using the POWER website

By using this site, you signify your acceptance of these Terms and Conditions. If you do not agree to all of these Terms and Conditions of use, do not use this site. The POWER Study may revise and update these Terms and Conditions without notice at any time. Your continued usage of the POWER Study website will mean that you accept those changes.

The POWER website consists of a section accessible to the public as well as a section accessible to POWER Team members only. The site and the content provided are on an “as is” basis. When using the site, information will be transmitted over a medium that may be beyond the control and jurisdiction of the POWER Study. As such, the POWER Study 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 site.

Use of Content 

The POWER Study authorizes members of the public to view or download copies of the material from the POWER Study website for non-profit or educational purposes, provided that the POWER Study and St. Michael’s Hospital are appropriately attributed as the source.

Any other use or reproduction of the material, in whole or in part, is strictly prohibited without the prior written permission of the POWER Study and St. Michael’s Hospital. If you violate any of these Terms and Conditions, your permission to use the content terminates and you must immediately destroy any copies you have made of any portion of the content.

The POWER study authorizes POWER team members to access the “POWER Team Members” section of the website to view, download and use documents specific to the work of the POWER Study and to update their demographic and affiliation information which is posted on the general public section of the website.

External websites linked from the POWER Study website 

Any websites linked from the POWER Study website are created by outside organizations. Those organizations are responsible for the information contained within their sites. The POWER Study does not recommend and does not endorse the content on any third-party websites. The POWER Study 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 Information 

Our failure to act with respect to a breach by you or others of these Terms and Conditions of Use does not waive our right to act with respect to subsequent or similar breaches. These Terms and Conditions of Use set forth the entire understanding and agreement between us and any site user with respect to the site, its uses and services.

Except as expressly provided in a particular “legal notice” on the site, these Terms and Conditions and the POWER Study Disclaimer constitute the entire agreement between you and the POWER Study with respect to the use of the POWER Study website.

Contact Information
If you have any questions about these Terms and Conditions of Use or the website in general, please email the POWER Study.


April 2009