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GENERAL DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY

This website is provided to you courtesy of the Association des acupuncteurs du Québec (the "AAQ"). It was created to provide general information on acupuncture, Chinese medicine and on our Association (the AAQ) for educational or informational purposes only. You hereby agree that the AAQ cannot be held liable for any damages whatsoever, whether direct or indirect, arising from the use of this website.

As such, it would be ill-advised to take any personal, medical, financial, or legal action based on the information contained herein without first consulting a qualified professional. The AAQ shall under no circumstances whatsoever be held liable for any damages arising from the use of this website.

USER'S RESPONSIBILITY AND THE AAQ'S GENERAL DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY

You assume full responsability and all risks associated with the use of this website. The AAQ assumes no liability related to the interception of data exchanged or the transmission of viruses or other harmful elements. The AAQ assumes no responsibility and cannot be held liable for any damages whatsoever, whether from the transmission of a virus that could infect your computer or any other hardware resulting from the use of this website or from downloading texts, images or other content from this website.

NO MEDICAL OPINION OR DIAGNOSTIC

The information provided on our website shall in no way be deemed to constitute a medical opinion or diagnostic. Numerous factors related to your specific situation, of which the AAQ is unaware, may affect the applicability of any statement or comment made on this website. In case of illness or discomfort, first consult a physician or a health professional who is qualified to assess your health condition.

SUGGESTED LINKS AND MEMBER DIRECTORY

Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the links appearing on the AAQ website shall in no way be interpreted as an endorsement by the AAQ of these websites or their sponsors.

These websites are entirely managed by third parties, and the AAQ is not qualified to make any statement whatsoever regarding the quality or content of these websites. The Association des acupuncteurs du Québec assumes no responsibility for visitors' use of these websites. Moreover, the mention or the absence of any mention of any individual, service or company should not be considered as a positive or negative endorsement, nor as a commentary on the said individuals, services or companies.

Only the contact information of active member acupuncturist of the Association des acupuncteurs du Québec appears in the "Member Directory" section (with their consent). This list has been prepared for information/referral purposes only, to facilitate and encourage contact between the public and our AAQ members. The Association des acupuncteurs du Québec assumes no liability for the past, present and future actions and interventions of its members. In order to be listed in our online directory, our AAQ members agree to maintain their contact information, licences and skills up to date and compliant with the requirements of the Ordre des acupuncteurs du Québec. However, the AAQ cannot guarantee that this undertaking will be respected. The Association des acupuncteurs du Québec cannot be held liable in any manner whatsoever for any errors, omissions, behaviours or interventions of its members. To obtain an official confirmation of the status of an acupuncturist's licence to practice, contact the Ordre des acupuncteurs du Québec at 514-523-2882 or 1-800-474-5914.

NO GUARANTEE

This website is a compilation of information prepared and published by the AAQ, as well as information from various other sources. At the time of its compilation, this information was, to the AAQ's knowledge, accurate and up to date. However, the AAQ does not make any express or implied warranty or representation whatsoever to this effect. Users agree that they access and consult this website at their own risk. Moreover, the AAQ shall be held harmless for any direct, indirect, incidental, related or punitive damages due to the access, use, or inability to use this information. In addition, the Association des acupuncteurs du Québec cannot be held liable in any way whatsoever for any possible errors or omissions in the content of this website.

The AAQ reserves the right to modify the content of this website in any way, at any time, for any reason whatsoever, and without prior notice, and waives all liability related to the modifications made.

USE OF INFORMATION

The AAQ authorizes the user to display on a computer, print (with the exception of certain protected PDF documents), download and use texts contained on this website for non-commercial, personal or educational purposes, provided no modifications are made to the content and provided the copyright notice appears on each copy, as follows: © Association des acupuncteurs du Québec. No other use is permitted.

Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the AAQ wishes to stipulate that it does not authorize the use of the information on this website for commercial purposes, nor does it authorize the addition of its content to any product created or distributed by the user, nor does it authorize the reproduction of its content on the user's website or on any other website.

PURCHASE OF AAQ MATERIAL

This website has been developed based on a compilation of various AAQ publications, which are available in pamphlet and brochure form. The AAQ offers some of these publications for sale. See the "Acupuncturists' section" under the "Promotional materials" tab to purchase this material.

Association des acupuncteurs du Québec, 2005.