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The following are terms of a legal agreement between you and Be Smart, Don’t Choke Website (dontchoke.ubc.ca). By accessing, browsing and/or using this website, you acknowledge that you have read, understood, and agreed to be bound by these terms and to comply with all applicable regulations and laws. If you do not agree to these terms, do not use this website.

Information on this website may contain technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. Be Smart, Don’t Choke Website may change or update information without notice.

Be Smart, Don’t Choke Website assumes no responsibility regarding the accuracy of the information that is provided by this website and use of such information is at the recipient’s own risk. Be Smart, Don’t Choke Website provides no assurances that any reported problems may be resolved with the use of any information that Be Smart, Don’t Choke Website provides. By furnishing information, Be Smart, Don’t Choke Website does not grant any licenses to any copyrights, patents or any other intellectual property rights.

Be Smart, Don’t Choke Website does not want to receive confidential or proprietary information from you through this website. Please note that any information or material sent to Be Smart, Don’t Choke Website will be deemed not to be confidential. By sending Be Smart, Don’t Choke Website any information or material, you grant Be Smart, Don’t Choke Website an unrestricted, irrevocable license to use, reproduce, display, perform, modify, transmit, and distribute those materials or information, and you also agree that Be Smart, Don’t Choke Website is free to use any ideas, concepts, or techniques that you send us for any purpose. However, Be Smart, Don’t Choke Website will not release your name or otherwise publicize the fact that you submitted materials or other information to us unless: (a) we obtain your permission to use your name; or (b) we first notify you that the materials or other information you submit to a particular part of this site will be published or otherwise used with your name on it; or (c) we are required to do so by law.

Be Smart, Don’t Choke Website may at any time revise these terms by updating this posting. By using this website, you agree to be bound by any such revisions and should therefore periodically visit this page to determine the then current terms to which you are bound.

Privacy Policy

Thank you for visiting my website. This privacy policy tells you how Be Smart, Don’t Choke Website (dontchoke.ubc.ca) use personal information collected at this site. Please read this privacy policy before using the site or submitting any personal information. By using the site, you are accepting the practices described in this privacy policy. These practices may be changed, but any changes will be posted and changes will only apply to activities and information on a going forward, not retroactive basis. You are encouraged to review the privacy policy whenever you visit the site to make sure that you understand how any personal information you provide will be used.

The privacy practices set forth in this privacy policy are for this website only. If you link to other websites, please review the privacy policies posted at those sites.

Collection of Information

Be Smart, Don’t Choke Website collects personally identifiable information, like names, email addresses, etc., when voluntarily submitted by our visitors. The information you provide is used to fulfill your specific request. This information is only used to fulfill your specific request, unless you give us permission to use it in another manner, for example to add you to a mailing lists.

Cookie/Tracking Technology

The Site may use cookie and tracking technology depending on the features offered. Cookie and tracking technology are useful for gathering information such as browser type and operating system, tracking the number of visitors to the Site, and understanding how visitors use the Site. Cookies can also help customize the Site for visitors. Personal information cannot be collected via cookies and other tracking technology, however, if you previously provided personally identifiable information, cookies may be tied to such information. Aggregate cookie and tracking information may be shared with third parties.

Distribution of Information

The information submitted within this website will not be distributed to third parties.

Commitment to Data Security

Your personally identifiable information is kept secure. Only BC Children’s Hospital and The University of British Columbia will have access to this information.

Privacy Contact Information

If you have any questions, concerns, or comments about the privacy policy you may contact us via the contact form on this website. Be Smart, Don’t Choke Website reserves the right to make changes to this policy. Any changes to this policy will be posted immediately.

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