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The content contained in the Asthma Society of Canada Web site is intended for education, information and communication purposes only, and does not constitute medical advice. You should not act or rely on any information in the Asthma Society of Canada Web site and should always seek the advice of a physician.

This Web site should not be used to obtain advice for use at the time of an asthma attack. Anyone having an asthma attack should immediately go to, or be brought to, an Emergency Department, or call 911 or your physician.

Links to third-party Web sites from the Asthma Society of Canada Web site are provided for the convenience of the user, and Asthma Society of Canada has no control over, nor responsibility for, the content or owners of the sites so linked.

Although due diligence in providing the content of this Web site has been exercised, neither the Asthma Society of Canada nor any parties to or associated with this Web site warrants the accuracy of the information contained in the Web site. The Asthma Society of Canada expressly disclaims all express or implied warranties of any kind with respect to any product identified on this Web site and the identification of any such product does not constitute endorsement of the product by the Asthma Society of Canada.

The Asthma Society of Canada does not assume, and expressly disclaims any liability to any person for any claims, damages, liability or any loss resulting from any use of or reliance on the content of this Web site or from the content of any third-party Web site link. The user assumes all risks of using the content included in, or linked from, this Web site.

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Reproduction, republication, modification, translation or distribution of any material contained in this Web site is strictly prohibited, except that the user may, for personal and non-commercial use only, make a single hard copy. Information regarding Asthma Society of Canada products and services is subject to change without notice.

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Internet Privacy Policy

The Asthma Society of Canada manages this Web site in strict accordance with the Canadian Medical Association's mandatory Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice.

We take privacy issues seriously. We will provide specific notice before collecting any of your personal information (details that can identify you as an individual, such as your name or address). We will explain what information is being collected and how it will be used. You have the right to decline to have this information collected or transferred for marketing purposes.

We collect no personal information about you unless you choose to provide that information to us. We do not use techniques that collect personal information about you without your knowledge.

We will not transfer your personal information to a third party for marketing purposes unless we have your consent. Any personally identifiable data about our customers or Web site visitors is stored securely.


In light of the importance of protecting children's privacy, we do not collect, process or use on our website any information relating to an individual whom we know to be under 18 years old without the prior, verifiable consent of his or her legal representative. Such legal representative has the right, upon request, to view the information provided by the child and/or to require that it be deleted.

The Asthma Society does not intend this site for child audiences, and has no intention of collecting personally-identifiable information (such as name, address, telephone number) from children under 18 years old. If you discover that your child has provided us with personally identifiable information, we ask that a parent or guardian of the child contact us at to have this information deleted from our records.

How we use non-personal information

Our site's operating system may automatically record some general information about your visit. We use this information for statistical analysis, to help us make our site more useful to visitors. We may disclose this non-personal information to third parties such as sponsors, clients or advertisers and/or use it for auditing purposes. This tracking system does not record personal information about individuals or link this information to any personal data collected.

From time to time we may use e-mail as a way to keep in touch with our existing customers and other interested individuals. However, we do not send 'spam' (unsolicited marketing e-mail).

If you agree to receive e-mail communications from us, every e-mail message we send to you will include an e-mail address to which you can respond. If at any time you wish to access and/or change the personal information (i.e. name and e-mail address) that you have provided to us, you can do so by editing your profile. You can also choose to unsubscribe from any future e-mail communications from us by editing your profile.

Please note that this policy discloses the privacy practices for and specifically. However, our site contains links to other sites. Once you link to another site, you are subject to the privacy and security policies of that site. We encourage you to read the privacy policies of all Web sites you visit, especially if you share any personal information.

If you have any questions, wish to know what information we have in our files about you or would like to request a change to the information in your file, please contact us at or or 1-866-787-4050.


Any changes to this Privacy Statement will be communicated promptly on this page. Please contact the Web site administrator with any problems, questions or suggestions that you may have. The constant development of the Internet requires occasional adjustments to our privacy statement. We retain the right to make changes when necessary.

This policy was effective on November 1, 2000.

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