Terms of Use & Privacy Policy

Your access to this website (the “Site”) is provided by The Perley and Rideau Veterans’ Health Centre (“Perley Health”, “we”, “us” or “our”) and is conditional upon your acceptance, without modification, of the disclaimer and the terms set forth below (collectively referred to as “Terms”).

Use of this Site

“Use” of the Site collectively includes:

  1. visiting or using the Site including, without limitation, to use, access, or download, text, data, images, PDFs, videos, newsletters, illustrations, animations, or other materials, including materials submitted by you (“Submitted Content”), which is collectively referred to as “Content”; and/or
  2. visiting or using the Site including, without limitation, to submit, post or upload your images, text, data, illustrations, animations or other Submitted Content to the Site.

Each time you Use the Site you signify your acceptance and agreement, and the acceptance and agreement of any person or entity on whose behalf you may act, to be bound by the Terms. Do not use this Site unless you agree to the Terms. Perley Health reserves the right to amend or modify the Terms at any time without notice. Your continued Use of the Site following the posting of any such changes will mean you accept the changes. If any change to the Terms is unacceptable to you, you should stop using the Site.


Description of the Services

“Service” or “Services” means Perley Health’s informational and instructional Content and programs offered and transmitted through the Site, as accessed from time to time by the user, regardless if the Use is in connection with an account or not.

You acknowledge and agree that the Services are provided “As Is” and are based on the current state of the art of technology in use by Perley Health at the time of the access. Unless explicitly stated otherwise, each new feature that enhances the current Service shall be subject to the Terms.

As research progresses, Perley Health is constantly innovating in order to provide the best possible experience for its users. You agree that the form and nature of the Services which Perley Health provides through the Site may change from time to time without prior notice to you. As part of this continuing innovation, you acknowledge and agree that Perley Health may stop (permanently or temporarily) providing some Services (or any features within the Services) to you or to users generally at Perley Health’s sole discretion, without prior notice to you.

You may stop using the Services at any time.


Health Disclaimer

This Site, and Perley Health’s Services offered through it, are for your informational purposes only and are not intended for and should not be used as a substitute for direct medical advice from a licensed health care practitioner. Perley Health’s Services are also not intended as a substitute for medical diagnosis and/or treatment by a licensed health care practitioner. Any and all interactions between you and the Site and Services or otherwise, shall in all cases be at your sole discretion and risk. If you have or suspect you have a medical problem, please contact a licensed health care practitioner.

By viewing or participating in the instructional videos or Content provided through the Site and Services, you understand that exercise involves strenuous physical movement, and that such activity carries the risk of injury, whether physical or mental. You understand that it is your responsibility to judge your physical and mental capabilities for such activities. It is your responsibility to ensure that you will observe and not exceed any mental or physical conditions and/or limitations you have. We advise users to always avoid exertion when using our Site or Services and seek the advice of a licensed health care practitioner prior to use.



Content on the Site is the intellectual property of Perley Health or of its licensors, unless otherwise noted. Reproduction or transmission of this material in any form, except for personal use, is strictly prohibited without the prior written permission of Perley Health.


Permitted Uses

Except as otherwise provided for in these Terms, you may use this Site only for your own lawful, personal, non-commercial purpose. You are granted a limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable, revocable, non-sublicensable license to Use the Content for personal non-commercial use only, provided the Content is not modified and all copyright and other proprietary rights withstand.


Prohibited Uses

You agree that you will not use the Services for any unlawful purpose or for any purpose that is prohibited by the Terms. You further agree that you will not use the Services in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the Services or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of the Services. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain Content through any means not intentionally made available or provided for through the Services. You may not upload, post, email, or otherwise transmit any content that you do not have a right to transmit under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships.

You acknowledge and agree that you are responsible for (and that Perley Health has no responsibility to you or to any third party for) any breach of your obligations under the Terms and for the consequences (including any loss or damage which Perley Health may suffer) of any such breach. In case of such a breach, Perley Health has the right to suspend or terminate your account and refuse any and all current or future use of the Services (or any portion) and you will defend and indemnify Perley Health and its affiliates against any liability, costs, or damages arising out of the breach.

If you violate the terms of this Section and/or the Terms, or if Perley Health has reasonable grounds to suspect you have violated the Terms, Perley Health has the right to suspend or terminate your account and refuse any and all current or future use of the Site or Services (or any portion thereof).


Material Posted Through the Service

Perley Health will not be held responsible in any way for any Content, including but not limited to any errors or omissions in any Submitted Content, or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the Use of any Content posted, emailed, or otherwise transmitted through the Services.

You acknowledge that Perley Health has the right to pre-screen, review, filter, modify, refuse, or move any Content that is available through the Services. Perley Health shall have the right to remove any Content that violates the Terms or is deemed by Perley Health to be otherwise objectionable. You acknowledge and agree that you must evaluate, and bear all risks associated with, the Use of any Content, including any reliance on the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of such Content.

Please be aware that what is posted online can remain online for many years to come. We encourage you to exercise caution if speaking about your medical condition. Please do not disclose personal information such as your location, medical information, financial information, etc.


Links to Third Party Sites

This Site may contain links to other websites that are not under the ownership or operation of Perley Health. We do not control, recommend or endorse and are not responsible for these sites or their content, products, services or privacy policies. These links are provided for informational purposes. If you use these sites, you do so at your own risk.


Privacy and Confidentiality

Perley Health respects your privacy; we do not sell, rent, or trade personal information about our Site users. We collect, use, and disclose personal information only with your consent, and after identifying the purposes for which the personal information is collected, or as otherwise permitted or required by applicable law. Generally, information may be collected to improve the operation of the Site, process requests, and/or respond to feedback. We also use contact information to send periodic newsletters to subscribers who have opted to use this service. In order to access Perley Health’s Privacy Policy, which applies to your use of the Site and Services, please click here.

In the course of your Use of the Site, you may choose or be requested to voluntarily provide personal information such as your email address and name for the purposes of communications or for accessing certain features of the Site. Perley Health may use such personal information to communicate with you. By using this Site, you signify your consent to the collection, use and disclosure of your personal information in accordance with the Terms. If you do not agree with the Terms or the Privacy Policy, you should not use the Site. If you wish to discuss your privacy options, please contact Perley Health’s Privacy Office at 613 526-7171 (ext. 2440).


Use of Cookies

A cookie is a small text file placed on your computer through your browser when you visit the Site. Cookies are used for a number of purposes such as to track the Site’s user traffic patterns and to personalize your online experience on this Site. You may refuse the use of cookies by using the appropriate settings in your internet browser if your browser permits.


Limitation of Liability

Perley Health shall not be liable to you or any third party for damages or injuries of any kind arising out of or relating to the use of or reliance on its Site or Services, including but not limited to any lost profits, lost opportunities, special, physical injury, incidental, indirect, consequential or punitive damages.


Governing Law

The laws of the Province of Ontario shall govern this agreement and any dispute or claim based on your Use of the Site. You agree that any action or proceeding related to this agreement or your Use of the Site shall only be brought by you in the courts of the Province of Ontario.



The Terms constitute the entire agreement between you and Perley Health and govern your use of the Services, overruling any prior agreements between you and Perely Rideau on this subject, save for Perley Health’s Privacy Policy.