Privacy Policy


Thank you for visiting University Health Network's (UHN) Medlantis® website. UHN places a high value on privacy.
The Terms and Conditions for the Medlantis Web site describes the information we collect about you during your online visit and are summarized below:
Like most Web sites, UHN uses small pieces of information called "cookies" that are stored on the hard drive of your computer. Cookies let us "remember" information about your preferences and allow you to move within areas of our site fast and easily. These cookies contain anonymous, non-personal information.
Information about your visit
In order to improve access to the Medlantis site and determine what information visitors access most frequently, we may track statistics such as IP address, browser type, domain name, access times and referring Web site addresses.
Third-party sites
This site contains links to external Web sites. UHN is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of any third-party Web site.
Users with site-wide membership access to also have access to the Thieme websites; and  The authentication process that Medlantis uses in order to facilitate this access does NOT pass any personal information to Thieme. 
We may update these Terms and Conditions from time to time. The most current version will always be posted to this Web site.
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If you have any questions, please contact us.
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Terms & Conditions

By using this site, you signify your assent to these Terms and Conditions. If you do not agree to all of these Terms and Conditions of use, do not use this site.
University Health Network ("UHN") may revise and update these Terms and Conditions without notice at any time. Your continued usage of the Medlantis website (the "site") will mean you accept those changes.
This site does not provide medical advice. 
Please be advised that all of the information on the site is provided for informational purposes only. This site does not provide medical advice. It is not a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. If you have or suspect you have a health problem, please consult your family physician. If you have or suspect you are experiencing a health emergency, please promptly visit a Hospital Emergency Department in your area.  
Reliance on any information provided by the University Health Network appearing on or provided in relation to the site is solely at your own risk.
This site may contain health- or medical-related materials that are explicit. If you find these materials offensive, you may not want to use our Site.
The site and the content provided are on an "as is" basis.   When using the site, information will be transmitted over a medium that may be beyond the control and jurisdiction of UHN. As such, UHN assumes no liability for or relating to the delay, failure, interruption or corruption of any data or other information transmitted in connection with use of this site.
Use of Content 
University Health Network does NOT permit download of any of the material on the site. Any use of the material is strictly prohibited without our prior written permission and the permission of the applicable rights holder(s). If you violate any of these Terms and Conditions, your permission to use the site will be revoked.
Viewing Videos on the site
The material contained in videos on the site is intended for informational and educational purposes only. Please be advised that users are cautioned as some videos may contain explicit scenes and/or graphic images that may be inappropriate for certain audiences. By accessing the video, you acknowledge and fully understand that it is for informational and educational purposes only.
The views and opinions of authors expressed in the video do not necessarily state or reflect those of UHN and they may not be used for advertising or product endorsement purposes. UHN does not endorse or recommend any commercial products, processes or services.
Specific medical advice will not be provided. UHN urges you to consult with a qualified physician for consultation, diagnosis and/or treatment plans with respect to your medical condition(s). It is not the intention of UHN to provide specific medical advice through video, but rather to provide users with information to better understand proper and effective medical practices and procedures.
External Web sites linked from UHN’s Medlantis Web site 
Any Web sites linked from the site are created by organizations outside the University Health Network. Those organizations are responsible for the information contained within their sites. UHN is not responsible for the content of linked third-party sites or third-party advertisements and does not make any representations regarding their content or accuracy. Your use of third-party websites is at your own risk and subject to the terms and conditions of use for such sites. Any specific comments regarding these sites should be directed to that individual organization.
General Information 
Our failure to act with respect to a breach by you or others of these Terms and Conditions of Use does not waive our right to act with respect to subsequent or similar breaches. These Terms and Conditions of Use set forth the entire understanding and agreement between us and any site user with respect to the site, its uses and services.
Except as expressly provided in a particular "legal notice" on the site, these Terms and Conditions and the UHN Disclaimer constitute the entire agreement between you and UHN with respect to the use of the UHN Medlantis web site.
Contact Information 
If you have any questions about these Terms and Conditions of Use or the Web site in general, please contact us
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