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Terms and Conditions


Terms of website use

By accessing and using the Institute for Personalized Therapeutic Nutrition (IPTN) website, you agree to be bound by the terms of use outlined in this disclaimer and all applicable laws and regulations. This disclaimer may change without notice. By using this website, you agree to be bound by the current version of the disclaimer. If you do not agree to be bound by any of these terms, please do not use this website.



Ownership, reproduction and distribution of website material

The Institute for Personalized Therapeutic Nutrition is the registered owner of the Canadian trademarks IPTN™, The Institute for Personalized Therapeutic Nutrition™, and the IPTN logo. All rights reserved.

The IPTN owns the intellectual property rights, including copyright, in and to this website, or has acquired the necessary licenses to display the material. 

The IPTN subscribes to an ‘open source’ philosophy. Any IPTN website material, including educational tools and information resources, are available for use under an Attribution-Non Commercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International Creative Commons License (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0) Under this license, you are free to 

Share (copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format) or adapt (remix, transform, and build upon the material) under the following terms:

  • Attribution – You must give appropriate credit, provide a link to the license, and indicate if changes were made. You may do so in any reasonable manner, but not in any way that suggests the licensor endorses you or your use.

  • NonCommercial – You may not use the material for commercial purposes.

  • ShareAlike – If you remix, transform, or build upon the material, you must distribute your contributions under the same license as the original.


Accuracy of information

While every effort is made to ensure accuracy and completeness of information on the IPTN website, IPTN does not assume responsibility for inaccuracies or omissions. IPTN also does not assume any obligation to update the information or advise on further developments concerning topics mentioned. The information is supplied “as is” and may contain errors. The information may be changed from time to time without notice. The mention of specific products or services on the IPTN website does not constitute or imply a recommendation or endorsement by IPTN unless explicitly stated. Anyone using the information on this site does so at his or her own risk; any loss arising from the use of information on this website is the sole responsibility of the user.


Nature of information

IPTN provides material on the IPTN website for information purposes only. The information is not intended to be and does not constitute health care or medical advice and must not be used for diagnosis or treatment. The information on the site is general in nature and is not specific to any individuals.


Links to other websites

The IPTN website includes links to other websites. Organizations that are independent of IPTN maintain these sites. The IPTN does not assume responsibility for the accuracy or appropriateness of information on linked sites. The provision of a link does not constitute an endorsement of an external organization. The use of third-party websites is at your own risk and is subject to the terms of use of such websites.



The IPTN website includes documents, in various formats, that can be downloaded. While every effort is made to ensure that all documents provided on this site do not contain viruses, users should take appropriate precautions to scan for viruses. The IPTN does not assume responsibility for any damages resulting from downloading files from the IPTN website.



The IPTN collects statistics generated by the IPTN website. The statistics provide data on web traffic on the IPTN site. While the statistics include the Internet Protocol (IP) addresses of computers that visit our website, we make no attempt to link these addresses with the identity of individuals visiting the site. The IPTN complies with provisions of the BC Personal Information Protection Act, which are reflected in our privacy policy. The IPTN does not assume responsibility for privacy policies of linked websites. The IPTN encourages you to read the privacy policies of all websites you visit, especially if you share any personal information.


You may send privacy-related questions, concerns or complaints to our Privacy Officer.

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