Privacy Policy

Lung Cancer Canada is committed to respecting the personal privacy of individuals using our website (the "Site"), currently located at At Lung Cancer Canada we recognize the importance of protecting information that can be used to identify you ("Personal Information"). This Privacy Policy (the "Policy") describes the Personal Information privacy practices relating to this Site.

By accessing this Site you are agreeing to be bound by this Policy, and consenting to the collection, use and disclosure of your Personal Information in accordance with this Policy. If you do not agree with this Policy, please exit from this Site and do not disclose any Personal Information through this Site or access any other pages. Changes may be made at any time to this Policy, without prior notice.

How Information is Collected and Used

Lung Cancer Canada only collects Personal Information if you voluntarily supply your name and contact information and any other details that you choose to provide through our Site or by contacting us via email. The content of your message and your email address will not be disclosed to anyone except Lung Cancer Canada staff, associates or partners who need the information in order to respond to your request which may include adding your name to our mailing list to receive newsletters and notices of new programs and services, or providing your name to a peer support volunteer if you request this service. We do not use this information to create personal profiles. We do not gather any Personal Information during your visit to the Site nor do we distribute, provide or sell Personal Information voluntarily supplied by Site visitors to any third party.
Please be aware that the operators of any website linked to through this Site may collect information about users when users access their websites. Lung Cancer Canada is not responsible for how such third parties collect, use or disclose Personal Information, and recommends that you check the privacy policy of such websites before providing any information about yourself.
We do not distribute, provide, sell, rent or loan any Personal Information to any third parties, except as required by law.

Information Tracking

We keep track of use of this Site, including the number of hits this Site receives and the web pages that are visited. We collect this information so that we can develop this Site to meet visitors' needs and identify appropriate new features, content and services.

Security and Retention Matters

We will use reasonable industry standard technology to keep your Personal Information secure. However, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be kept completely secure. Consequently, Lung Cancer Canada does not represent, warrant or guarantee that Personal Information will be protected against misuse, loss or alteration and does not accept any responsibility for Personal Information submitted to Lung Cancer Canada.

How to Contact Lung Cancer Canada

We will, upon request, provide you with access to any Personal Information that we have collected about you through this Site or by email. To gain access to Personal Information, or if you believe that any information that we have collected about you is inaccurate or out of date, please contact Shem Singh, Executive Director, at 416-785-3439, 1-888-445-4403, or
We welcome your feedback. If you have any questions or concerns about our Policy, please contact us at 416-785-3439, 1-888-445-4403, or

Terms and Conditions of Use

The website (the "Site") for Lung Cancer Canada, currently located at, is provided to you subject to your acceptance of and compliance with the terms and conditions set out below. By accessing and using this Site, you agree on your own behalf, and for any person or entity on whose behalf you may act, to accept these terms and conditions, and represent and warrant that the Site will not be used for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms and conditions. If you do not agree with these terms and conditions, please exit from this Site and do not access any other pages. Changes may be made to these terms and conditions without prior notice. Your continued use of this Site will be deemed to be your unconditional acceptance of those changes.

Site is for Information Purposes Only

The information on this Site including, but not limited to, articles, publications, newsletters and other materials and information is intended for general information purposes only. It is not designed or intended to constitute medical advice or opinion of any kind. Any information posted on this Site should not relied upon as accurate, timely, fit or appropriate for any particular purpose. Lung Cancer Canada assumes no responsibility or liability for any errors or omissions with respect to information provided on or in connection with this Site. Certain portions of the information may have been contributed by others and should not be assumed to have been reviewed or endorsed by Lung Cancer Canada.

External Links

Lung Cancer Canada provides external links as a service to users of this Site. These links are provided for convenience only and do not constitute an endorsement, recommendation or approval of information contained in other sites. Lung Cancer Canada makes neither representation nor warranty of any kind regarding any linked site including, without limitation, its accuracy, timeliness, fitness or appropriateness for any purpose. The content in any linked site is not under our control and if you choose to access any such site, you do so entirely at your own risk. Lung Cancer Canada shall have no liability related to or arising from any linked site or the use thereof.

Use of Site

You agree to use this Site and information contained on this Site solely for your own personal, non-commercial use and benefit and not for the benefit of any other person or entity. You also agree not to deep-link to this Site for any purpose, unless specifically authorized by Lung Cancer Canada to do so. You may not frame this Site or any information contained on this Site.

Changes to Site

Lung Cancer Canada may, at any time without notice or liability, and for any reason whatsoever, change any aspect of this Site, the Terms and Conditions, and the information contained herein.


Your use of this Site is at your own risk. To the maximum extent permitted by law, this Site and any data and/or information associated with this Site is provided on an "as is" and "as available" basis without any representations or warranties of any kind, either express or implied, including, but not limited to, any representations or warranties as to accuracy, completeness, currency, quality or fitness for a particular purpose, uninterrupted access, error-free operation, or the absence of computer viruses or other harmful components or corrupted data or information.
The downloading of material from this Site or any other website accessed through this Site is done entirely at your own risk. Lung Cancer Canada does not guarantee or warrant that such materials are free of viruses, disabling devices or other code that manifests contaminating or destructive properties. Users are responsible for the entire cost of any service, repairs or corrections necessary as a result of the use of this Site or any other website accessed through this Site.

Limitation of Liability

To the maximum extent permitted by law, in no event shall Lung Cancer Canada, its officers, directors, employees, agents or their respective successors and assigns, be liable for any direct, indirect, exemplary, punitive, incidental, special, consequential, contingent or other losses or damages, whether foreseeable or unforeseeable, based on any claim arising out of or in any way connected with the use of or inability to use this Site or any other website accessed through this Site, whether based in contract, tort (including negligence), strict liability, infringement of intellectual property rights, breach of representation or warranty, failure of essential purpose, fundamental breach or otherwise, even if advised of the possibility of such losses or damages.

Governing Law

This Site is controlled by Lung Cancer Canada from its offices within the Province of Ontario, Canada. These terms and conditions and the use of this Site shall be governed and interpreted in accordance with the laws of the Province of Ontario and the laws of Canada applicable therein and without regard to any conflict of law provisions. You irrevocably agree to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the Province of Ontario. Lung Cancer Canada makes no representation that materials on this Site are appropriate or available for use in other jurisdictions. Anyone accessing this Site from other jurisdictions assumes sole responsibility for compliance with local laws.

Communications not Confidential

Lung Cancer Canada does not guarantee the security or confidentiality of any email or other electronic communications sent to Lung Cancer Canada personnel.

Intellectual Property

Except where otherwise expressly stated, Lung Cancer Canada retains all copyright, trademark and other rights in all material contained on this Site, including all text and graphic images. You may download, display and print copies of these materials for private non-commercial purposes, provided that the content is not modified, the source of the material is indicated, and the Lung Cancer Canada copyright and other notices are not removed or modified. No portion of this material may be used or reproduced for any other purpose, or distributed, republished, sold, transmitted, broadcast, circulated or mirrored in any manner or form, or by any means, without the prior written permission of Lung Cancer Canada. Contact Shem Singh, Executive Director, at 416-785-3439 or

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We value your visit to this Site and welcome any questions or suggestions that you might have about this Site. Copyright (c) 2005, Lung Cancer Canada. All rights reserved. All materials on this Site are protected by copyright and owned by Lung Cancer Canada or its suppliers.