Legal notices

This notice constitutes an agreement between the AOGQ and users of this Internet site (the "Site") with regard to the conditions for using this Site and the information contained therein (the "Agreement"). Your access to the Site signifies that you consent and agree to the terms and conditions of this Agreement. If you do not agree with the terms and conditions of the Agreement, please do not use the Site.


The information and references contained in this Site are provided by the AOGQ solely for informational purposes and are not in any way intended to replace the examination and opinion of your attending physician. In addition, the AOGQ declines any liability for errors that may form part of the information and references given. The AOGQ is in no way responsible for the use made of such information.

Use of Site

The content of this Site is provided for your personal information or education. You may download a copy of the code contained in the Site for personal, non-commercial use, provided that you do not remove notification of copyright or other property rights contained in the Site. You must not sell, distribute, publish, post, modify, access a data base, copy, reproduce or re-use the content of this Site in any manner whatsoever, including, without limitation, the text, images or video documents, without having first obtained written permission from the AOGQ. You may not create hyperlinks to the Site or operate the Site in any manner whatsoever without first having obtained written permission from the AOGQ. Use of this Site is made at your own risk.


You shall assume that the complete content of this Site belongs to the AOGQ and that it is protected by copyright legislation (unless otherwise specified) and cannot be used without the prior written permission of the AOGQ, unless so provided for in this Agreement or in the text contained in the Site. Without restricting the general nature of the above, images of people or places displayed in this Site are the property of the AOGQ or used with its permission. The use of such images by another party is prohibited unless specifically permitted by this Agreement or by any other specific form of permission contained in this Site.

Confidential or Exclusive Information

Although the AOGQ appreciates your interest, it does not wish to receive confidential or exclusive information by means of the Site. Please note that all information, communications or material sent to the AOGQ via electronic mail or other means, including all data, questions, comments, suggestions or other similar information shall be deemed to be of a non-confidential nature and shall not represent your property. If you forward any kind of information or material to the AOGQ, you thereby agree that the AOGQ, its affiliated societies and subsidiaries may use, reproduce, post, communicate, transmit and distribute such material or information. You likewise agree that the AOGQ remains free to use any idea, concept, innovation or technique forwarded to it in this way for whatever purpose it may see fit including, without limitation, the production and promotion of products using such information.

Hypertext Links

The AOGQ has not reviewed the Internet sites linked to the Site via hypertext. Possible links to other Internet sites from this Site does not mean that the AOGQ approves the content of such sites or the products and services available on them. Any link to such sites is made at your own risk.


The AOGQ in no way guarantees that the information or material consulted directly at the Site or via the suggested links shall be without interruption, error, imperfection, virus or any other dangerous component, or that should such problems be discovered they shall be corrected.

Amendment of the Agreement and the Site

The AOGQ may amend and update the terms of this Agreement at any time. You are bound by any change and, consequently, should consult this page from time to time in order to review the conditions in effect at that time. The AOGQ may, at its sole discretion, amend, suspend, cease or restrict the use of any portion of this Site at any time, without notice or liability.


The foregoing is governed in all respects by the laws of Quebec. You hereby agree that any dispute regarding the interpretation, application or execution of this Agreement or Site shall be dealt with before the competent courts of the Province of Quebec.