Legal and Privacy

Immunize Canada maintains this website to help make information on immunization readily available. The material on this site is covered by the Copyright Act. Where this website makes available information or resources from other agencies, government departments, organizations or enterprises, Immunize Canada has received permission to do so. The policies for commercial and non-commercial use, as outlined below, apply for all pages and resources on this site, unless specifically stated otherwise.

Non-Commercial Use

To further immunization awareness and advocacy, materials on this site may be reproduced for non-commercial use, by any means, without permission. Immunize Canada requests only that:

  • materials be accurately reproduced;
  • Immunize Canada be identified as the source; and
  • the reproduced materials not be represented as an official version, nor as having been made in conjunction with, or with the endorsement of, Immunize Canada.

Commercial Use

Reproduction of materials on this website for the purposes of commercial redistribution is prohibited except with written permission from Immunize Canada. To obtain permission to reproduce materials on this site for commercial purposes please contact the secretariat:

Immunize Canada
Canadian Public Health Association
404-1525 Carling Avenue
Ottawa, ON  K1Z 8R9
Tel: (613) 725-3769, ext. 122
Fax: (613) 725-9826
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Immunize Canada respects the privacy of its website users. Immunize Canada does not automatically collect personal information, such as name or e-mail address. In certain sections of this site, you may choose to send us personal information. The Contact Us section of this site allows you to make suggestions or ask questions.

If you provide us with personal information, it will be used only to respond to your message, or establish general patterns of site usage. Only those employees who need the information to reply to your request or compile survey results will have access to the information you provide. No attempt will be made to link personal information with individual respondents.

Immunize Canada employs software programs to protect the site from unauthorized attempts to upload or change information or otherwise damage the site. This software records the Internet Protocol (IP) address of the computer that has contacted our website. An IP address is a unique Internet address assigned to all Web users by their Internet Service Providers (ISP). Immunize Canada does not attempt to link these addresses with the identity of the user unless an attempt to damage the site has been detected.

Questions or comments regarding this policy, or its administration by Immunize Canada, may be directed to the Immunize Canada Secretariat.


Information on this site is not intended as a substitute for professional advice. If you feel you need medical advice, please see your health professional. Links to other Web sites are provided for information and education. Immunize Canada assumes no responsibility or liability for material on this site or on linked sites and makes no representation or warranty whatsoever about the accuracy of such material and specifically disclaims any endorsement of any products or services advertised or mentioned at those other sites or be considered as an endorsement of any information or opinions contained at those other sites.

Immunize Canada does not warrant that the site or any linked site will be uninterrupted or error free and it is the responsibility of the visitor to take precautions to ensure that whatever is selected for use is free of such items as viruses, worms, trojan horses and other items of a destructive nature.

Last Updated: 18 May 2018