Legal Notice

GENERAL LEGAL CONDITIONS 

Introduction

The College of Occupational Therapists of Manitoba (COTM) is the professional regulatory and standards organization for Occupational Therapists in Manitoba. It is governed by twelve member council - two thirds are occupational therapists and one third public representatives. COTM works to assist occupational therapists in achieving excellence in professional practice and participate as full partners in shaping health services. COTM is accountable for promoting good professional practice, preventing poor professional practice and intervening in cases of unacceptable professional practice.

 

Use of the web site of COTM is subject to the conditions and restrictions outlined below:

 

Information

Although all reasonable efforts are made to ensure its accuracy, the information on this web site is not official and may contain inaccuracies or typographical errors. Information may be changed or updated without notice. COTM may also make improvements or changes in the information described in this site at any time without notice.

 

Copyright and Trademark Intellectual Property Information

This website and its content are protected by copyright laws. This page may contain other proprietary notices and copyright information, the terms of which must be observed and followed. Service marks, trademarks and logos used on this web site are either licensed to or the property of COTM. Their use by others is not authorized and no logo, graphic, sound or image from this web site may be copied or re-transmitted unless expressly permitted by COTM.

 

Links to Third-party Sites

This web site may contain links to web sites maintained by third parties. The linked sites are not under the control of COTM, and COTM is not responsible for the contents of any linked site or any link contained in a linked site. COTM provides these links only as a convenience, and the inclusion of a link does not imply endorsement of the linked site by COTM.

COTM cannot control which web sites link to the COTM web site. No such link should be construed as an endorsement by COTM of any such third-party site.

 

Disclaimers

All information on this web site is provided "as is" without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title or non-infringement. Anyone downloading files does so at their own risk and assumes the risk of computer viruses or other malicious programs.

In no event will COTM be liable to any party for any direct, indirect, special or other consequential damages for any use of this web site, or on any other hyper-linked web site, including, without limitation, any loss of programs or other data on your computer or otherwise, even if we are expressly advised of the possibility of such damages.

 

Unsolicited Proposals and Information

COTM does not solicit, request or want to receive proposals, or any confidential or proprietary information from users of our web site. Unless COTM has first signed a written confidentiality agreement, any unsolicited proposals, information or material sent to COTM will be deemed not to be confidential and COTM will have an unrestricted, irrevocable license, without fee, to use, reproduce, display, perform, modify, transmit and distribute those materials or information, and you also agree that COTM is free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques that you send us for any purpose.

 

Applicable Law

This web site (excluding linked sites) is controlled by COTM from its offices within the Province of Manitoba, Canada. By accessing this web site you agree that the statutes and laws of the Province of Manitoba will apply to all matters relating to use of this web site.

 

Privacy Policy

This privacy policy is applicable to the COTM website. Web users can visit www.COTM.ca without telling us who they are or revealing any personal information about themselves.

COTM does not collect information through its Web site that personally identifies individuals except when individuals provide such specific information voluntarily. In such cases, COTM may collect, store and use such information in the same manner as it does other correspondence sent to COTM. Unless it is required to do so by law, any such personal information about individual users will not be transferred by COTM to unaffiliated third parties without the approval of the user.

COTM may, from time to time collect traffic information regarding users' sessions, while the users remain anonymous, to permit statistical analyses of users' behaviour (for the purpose of improving the design of the website). Only aggregated data from these analyses, not individual data will be used for this purpose. COTM will not seek to match IP addresses to identifiable individuals, unless the user is engaged in illegal behaviour.