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Terms of Service

By using IVF.ca forums you agree to comply with the restricted activities in the Assisted Human Reproduction Act. IVF.ca forums, private messaging and email are not to be used to solicit financial offers/requests, advertise commercial products, offer to buy, sell, donate, or receive pre-owned medications, offer to pay or advertise the purchase or offer to pay consideration for sperm, ova, human embryos or human genetic material, or solicit services or advertise the purchase of services that contravene any part of the Assisted Human Reproduction Act.

You agree, through your use of this service, that you will not use the bulletin board (forums) to post any material which is knowingly false and/or defamatory, inaccurate, abusive, vulgar, hateful, harassing, argumentive, obscene, profane, threatening, invasive of a person's privacy, or otherwise violative of any law.

You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless IVF.ca, its affiliates and partners, and the respective administrators, moderators and forum leaders from any claims, damages, losses, expenses or costs (including reasonable attorneys' fees) that arise from your use of this site.

Unless you originally posted or uploaded the material, contents of this board cannot be republished without the consent of IVF.ca.

By posting a message, uploading a file, or engaging in any other form of communication through a forum, you are granting IVF.ca a perpetual, exclusive, royalty-free and irrevocable right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, distribute, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, sublicense, create derivative works from, transfer, and sell any such messages, files or communications.

You agree that we reserve the right to ban any user temporarily or permanently, refuse posting from screen names we find offensive, edit or delete any post, limit postings on any topic, and shut down any topic altogether, for any reason, or no reason, without explanation or warning.


The purpose of this statement is to let users of this web site know what information is collected about them when they visit IVF.ca Forums, how this information is used and if it is disclosed.

Recording your visit

When you look at IVF.ca Forums your visit is logged for 30 minutes in the "active users" area, and the date and time of your last visit is recorded on your profile. No other visit log is kept.

IVF.ca uses "cookies" to allow members to post messages on forums. Cookies are not used on this site to gather personal information about users.

We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our website. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address, or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies, click here.

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Recording your e-mail address

We will record your e-mail address if you send us a message or register to be a forum member. It will only be used for the purpose for which you have provided it and will not be added to a mailing list. Your email address is recorded and transmitted to the receiver when you send email through the forum. We will not use your e-mail address for any other purpose, and will not disclose it, without your consent.

Email log

Each email transmission is held in a temporary data log file. The site will not attempt to view a log file unless a complaint is made by an email recipient.

Private Messaging

The private messaging database is confidential to each member. The contents are hidden from the view of board administration at all times.