This website is owned and operated by STRONGEST FAMILIES INSTITUTE, a not-for-profit corporation continued under the Canada Not-For-Profit Corporations Act, whose registered office is at 267 Cobequid Road, Suite 200, Lower Sackville, Nova Scotia, Canada (hereinafter "SFI").
This Website may allow some users to access functions, capabilities and information associated with certain educational programs created by SFI to assist persons to manage mild to moderate mental health disorders, to learn certain skills or to learn other specialized information (each a “Program”).
SFI PROGRAMS ARE NOT INTENDED TO ADDRESS COMPLEX OR SEVERE MENTAL HEALTH OR OTHER PROBLEMS OR TO ASSIST PERSONS WHO ARE AT RISK OF IMMINENT HARM.
IF YOU SUFFER FROM A COMPLEX OR SEVERE CONDITION OR ARE AT RISK OF HARM, YOU SHOULD SEEK ASSISTANCE FROM A MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONAL SUCH AS A FAMILY PHYSICIAN, PSYCHIATRIST OR PSYCHOLOGIST.
IN THE CASE OF AN EMERGENCY, INCLUDING THOUGHTS OF SUIDCIDE OR SELF-HARM, YOU SHOULD CALL 911 OR GO TO THE NEAREST EMERGENCY ROOM.
SFI does not warrant or make any representations as to the security of this Website nor does it warrant that this Website will work uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected or that this Website is free from viruses or other harmful elements. Neither SFI nor any of its agents or subcontractors shall be liable for any damages either direct, indirect, special, consequential, punitive or other damages (including but not limited to financial losses, loss of data, loss of profits, loss of business, and business interruption) arising out of the use of or inability to use this Website or the content, information or advice provided thereon, including any damage to or any virus that may infect your computer equipment.
You indemnify SFI against damages or claims otherwise resulting from your use of this Website including, without limitation, your use of any Communications Services (as defined below) and your provision of any links to this Website.
Passwords and Account Security
If you have been authorized by SFI to use this Website to access a Program, you will access your account using a password. You acknowledge and agree that you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of any passwords associated with any account you use to access or use this Website and that you will be solely responsible to SFI for all activities that occur under your account. If you allow others to access this Website through your account and password, you will indemnify SFI and its affiliates against any liability or costs arising from claims by other people based on their access and use of your account.
In the event you become aware of any unauthorized use of your password or your account, you shall notify SFI immediately.
You agree not to access any Program through other means except through the interface provided by SFI.
This Website may, from time to time, include certain functions or capabilities that permit you to communicate with SFI or with others (“Communications Services”). You are prohibited from using any Communications Services for posting, sending or receiving messages which are inappropriate or unrelated to the purpose of the Communication Service. SFI is not liable for any loss or damage resulting from your use of any Communication Services. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, you may not use any Communications Service to: (i) defame, abuse, harass or threaten others; (ii) publish, post, upload or disseminate infringing, obscene or unlawful material; (iii) upload files, software or programs covered by intellectual property rights of others; (iv) upload viruses, corrupted files or programs which might damage the computers of others; (v) advertise or promote any goods or services; (vi) conduct or forward surveys, contests, pyramid schemes or chain letters; (vii) falsify or delete any author attributions, legal notices or proprietary designations; (viii) restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the Communication Services; (ix) harvest or collect information about others, including e-mail addresses; (x) violate any applicable laws or regulations.
SFI may review and remove any material posted, sent or received using a Communications Service at its discretion. SFI may terminate your access to any Communication Services at any time for any reason without notice to you.
SFI may disclose any information communicated using Communications Services as required or permitted by law, legal process or government request.
Third Party Links
This Website may include links to external or third-party websites. Such external or third-party websites are accessed at your own risk and responsibility and SFI is not in any way responsible or liable for the owners or operators of these websites, for any goods or services they supply or for the content, use or availability of their websites.
Copyright and Trademarks
You may not remove, obscure or alter any trade mark notices that might be contained within this Website or as part of any written materials accessible through this Website.
Linking to this Website
If you wish to provide a hypertext or other link to this Website, you must email us with details of:
a) the URL(s) of the web page(s) from which you are proposing to link to this Website; and/or
b) the URL(s) of the web page(s) on this Website to which you are proposing to link
We will consider your request. It is our decision as to whether you may provide a hypertext or other link to this Website and we are under no obligation to permit you do so.
Operation, Modification and Suspension of Website
SFI may change the format and content of this Website and any Program at any time and may suspend the operation of this Website for support or maintenance work, in order to update the content or for any other reason. SFI reserves the right to terminate access to this Website and any Program at any time and without notice.
You understand that SFI may establish practices and limits concerning its Services, such as the maximum number of days that information submitted through this Website will be retained, the maximum disk space allowed on SFI’s computer system respecting your account, and the maximum number of times you can access information using this Website in a given period of time. You understand and accept that SFI has no responsibility or liability for the deletion of messages or content maintained or shared using Communications Servcies or otherwise using this Website; or for the loss of information or data because of the malfunction of data servers or other events. You also should understand that SFI has the right to change these practices and limits at its own discretion, subject to applicable laws and professional standards.