Ophea Website Terms of Use and Privacy Policies


Ophea Terms of Use Policy

Thank you for visiting safety.ophea.net, a website for the Ontario Physical Activity Safety Standards in Education, a website owned   and operated by the Ontario Physical and Health Education Association (Ophea). By using this website, you signify your agreement to these terms of use and privacy policy. If you do not agree, please do not use the site.

1. Intellectual Property
Ophea owns all rights in and to this website, including the name, website design, and all content used on the website, except where identified as owned by third parties. You are permitted to use the website only for personal, informational, non-commercial, educational and lawful purposes. The copying, reproduction, republication, or transmission in any way of materials from this website, except where such use by an individual user is necessary for the use of website, requires the written consent of Ophea.

2. Website Content and Links
The information posted by Ophea on this website are solely for the interest, convenience, educational, and informational purpose of our users. Under no circumstances, including, but not limited to, negligence, are we liable to you or anyone else for any injury, loss or damage suffered, directly or indirectly, as a result of any inaccuracy in website information, any participation in or affiliation with any listed program or the unsuitability of any program for any individual.

Furthermore, any links offered on our website are solely for the interest and convenience of users. We do not review or endorse any organizations or websites that are linked to or from our website, unless specifically stated as such, and we take no responsibility and assume no liability for the accuracy of the content on any of the linked web sites nor its use or misuse by you. Use of these links is at your own risk.

Any opinion expressed in any article on our website is solely that of its author and is not in any way endorsed by us. Further, though our site may contain materials related to health and physical activity, it is not intended to be a substitute for the advice, diagnosis or treatment of a qualified health professional.

3. Disclaimer And Limitation Of Liability
The materials on this website are provided “as is” and without warranties of any kind, either express or implied, to the fullest extent permissible pursuant to applicable law. We do not guarantee that the website will operate uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected or that this website or the server that makes it available is free of viruses or other harmful components. We do not warrant or make any representations regarding the use or the result of the use of the materials on this website in terms of accuracy, reliability or fitness for any particular purpose. You assume the entire cost of all necessary servicing, repair or correction.

Ophea will not be liable for any damages, direct or indirect, special or consequential, that result from the use of, misuse of, or the inability to use our website or any materials, regardless of whether, representatives have been advised of the possibility of such damages, including but not limited to those resulting from negligence.

4. Miscellaneous
This policy shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Province of Ontario and Canada, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law.

These terms will continue until one party terminates them. Ophea may change them by posting updates on the website, so it's important to review them periodically. By continuing to use the website, you are agreeing to any changes made to these terms.

Ophea reserves the right at any time to change or discontinue any aspect or feature of its website(s), including, but not limited to, content, hours of availability, and equipment needed for access or use.

5. Questions
If you have any questions about this policy, please submit your inquiries to: safety@ophea.net.

Ophea Website Privacy Policy

1. Information Collected and Stored Automatically
Our web server collects and saves only the routine information customarily logged by World-Wide Web server software. This information is analyzed and used only to improve our website and our service to you.

Ophea may also collect information through surveys, events, registrations, and other methods outside our website collections.

We do not use the information for any commercial purpose other than the official business of Ophea.

2. Data Collection and Cookies
Ophea utilizes analytics to improve the website experience for our users. Analytics uses cookies to report on visitor interactions on safety.ophea.net  . Users may disable cookies or delete any individual cookie in their browser settings.

Analytics also collects Internet Protocol (IP) addresses to provide and protect the security of the service, and to give Ophea a sense of which country, state/province, or city in the world our users come from.

By accessing the site, you consent to the aforementioned data collection and cookie usage.

3. Email and Electronic Communications
Email or other electronic communications submitted to us is saved in accordance with our internal policy and guidelines. If you choose to provide us with personal information in email or electronic communications, we use that information to respond to your message and to help us get you the information you have requested. We do not collect personal information for any purpose other than to respond to you.

4. Miscellaneous
All users, including but not limited to teachers or school personnel using this site, are expected to use the site in accordance with the laws of Canada and their province, and the policies put in place by their school board/district, school, or other party, as it concerns the protection of personal information collected through this site.

You can always contact us in order to (1) access, update or correct your Personal Information, or (2) request that we delete the Personal Information maintained about you on our systems. Such updates, corrections, changes and deletions apply only to your data stored within Ophea systems and will not have an effect on other information that we maintain, unless specifically requested. In addition, such a request will not affect information that we have provided to third parties in accordance with this Privacy Policy prior to such update, correction, change or deletion.

5. Questions
If you have any questions about this policy, please submit your inquiries to: safety@ophea.net.