Who we are and how to contact us

www.gyneoncology.ca (“the Website”) is operated by The Society of Gynecologic Oncology of Canada, a healthcare membership association registered in Canada, (“we” “us” “our”). The Website is designed by Precare.

Our business number is 84536 3928 RC0001.

To contact us, please email enquiry@gyneoncology.ca.

By using the website, you confirm that you accept these terms of use and that you agree to comply with them. If you do not agree to these terms, you must not use the Website.

We recommend that you carefully read the following information.

Our Privacy Policy, which sets out the terms on which we process any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us. By using the Website, you consent to such processing, and you warrant that all data provided by you is accurate.

Our Cookies Policy, which sets out information about the cookies on the Website.

We may make changes to these terms and the Website. We amend these terms from time to time. Every time you wish to use the Website, please check these terms to ensure you understand the terms that apply at that time. These terms were most recently updated on July 22, 2022.

We may update and change the Website from time to time to reflect changes in legislation, to our content, our users’ needs and our priorities or changes pertaining to the sub-discipline of gynecologic oncology. We will try to give you reasonable notice of any major changes.

We may suspend or withdraw the Website.

The Website is made available free of charge.

We do not guarantee that the Website, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted. We may suspend or withdraw or restrict the availability of all or any part of the website for operational reasons. We will try to give you reasonable notice of any suspension or withdrawal.

Most of the content of our website is directed to people residing in Canada. Some of the content is general and might be of help to those living outside of Canada. We do not guarantee that it is so.

Users with login credentials are invited to keep their account details safe. If you choose, or you are provided with, a user login, password or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential. You must not disclose it to any third party.

We have the right to disable any user login or password, whether chosen by you or allocated by us, at any time, if in our reasonable opinion you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of these terms of use.

If you know or suspect that anyone other than you have access to your user login or password, you must promptly notify us at enquiry@gyneoncology.ca.

How you may use material on the Website

We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights on the Website, and in the material published on it. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.

Where you have an active membership, you may use information on the Website for commercial use (in accordance with any licence requirements or conditions communicated to you).

If you do not have an active membership, you are not entitled to use the information contained on the Website for any commercial purpose whatsoever. You may use the information contained on the Website for your personal use only and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to content posted on the website.

You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you get access to, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text.

Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of content on the Website must always be acknowledged.

You must not use any part of the content on the website for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us.

If you use any part of the Website in breach of these terms of use, your right to use the Website will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.

About the information on this website

Unless we state otherwise, the content on the Website is provided for general information only. It is not intended to amount to advice on which you should rely. You must obtain professional or specialist advice before taking, or refraining from, any action on the basis of the content on the Website.

Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on the Website, we make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the content on the Website is accurate, complete, or up to date.

We are not responsible for websites we link to

Where the Website contains links to other websites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. Such links should not be interpreted as approval by us of those linked websites or information you may obtain from them.

We have no control over the contents of those websites or resources.

Our responsibility for loss or damage suffered by you

We will not be liable to you for any loss or damage, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, even if foreseeable, arising under or in connection with:

· use of, or inability to use, the Website; or

· use of or reliance on any content displayed on the Website

· any indirect or consequential loss or damage

We are not responsible for viruses, and you must not introduce them. We do not guarantee that the Website will be secure or free from bugs or viruses. You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programmes and platform to access the Website. You should use your own virus protection software.

You must not misuse the Website by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material that is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to the Website, the server on which the Website is stored, or any server, computer or database connected to the Website. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities, and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use the Website will cease immediately.

Acceptable Use Policy

You may use the Website only for lawful purposes.

You may not use the website:

  • in any way that breaches any applicable local, provincial, national or international law or regulation.
  • in any way that is unlawful or fraudulent or has any unlawful or fraudulent purpose or effect.
  • to transmit, or procure the sending of, any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising or promotional material or any other form of similar solicitation (spam).

You also agree:

  • not to reproduce, duplicate, copy or re-sell any part of the Website in contravention of the provisions of these website terms of use.
  • not to access without authority, interfere with, damage or disrupt:
    • any part of the Website;
    • any equipment or network on which the Website is stored;
    • any software used in the provision of the Website; or
    • any equipment or network or software owned or used by any third party.
    • Rules about linking to the Website.

You may link to our home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it. You must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval, or endorsement on our part where none exists. You must not establish a link to the Website in any website that is not owned by you.

The Website must not be framed on any other website, nor may you create a link to any part of the Website other than the home page. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.


These terms of use, their subject matter and their formation (and any non-contractual disputes or claims) are governed by Ontario law. We both agree to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the Province of Ontario.