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The ELDER RIGHTS website (the “Site”) is owned and operated by The Coalition of Elder Rights defenders (ELDER RIGHTS defenders).

In requesting and accepting access to the Site, you agree that your use of the Site will be governed by these Terms of Use, as amended from time to time. You further agree that it is your responsibility to check for and review periodic updates or changes to these Terms of Use, which will be available on the Site.

You are granted a limited licence to use the content posted on the Site for your own private research or study or for the purpose of news reporting and providing information to the public, provided that the meaning of the content is not modified. Any other use of the content is prohibited. Please provide a credit to ELDER RIGHTS with each use of content from this website.

Reserved Rights

You acknowledge that ELDER RIGHTS is the owner of all copyright and other intellectual property rights in the Site and any derivative work thereof. You will not attempt to sell, transfer, licence, sub-licence, reverse engineer, change, create a derivative of, or copy the Site, or any part thereof.

Certain words, phrases, names, designs or logos used on the Site may constitute trademarks or official marks of the University or other entities. The display of any such marks does not imply that the University or other entities have granted a licence or authorization of any kind to use such marks.

No Advice or Warranties

The content on the Site is provided for informational purposes only. It is not intended to be a substitute for professional advice, whether medical, legal or otherwise.
ELDER RIGHTS expressly disclaims any express or implied warranties regarding the Site or the content posted thereon. In particular, the University does not warrant that the Site will function adequately for any particular purpose, with reliability, or on an error-free and uninterrupted basis.

ELDER RIGHTS does not warrant that all the content posted on the Site shall be accurate, truthful, or free of intellectual property claims of others. You agree that your use of any content is at your own risk.

You agree that ELDER RIGHTS, and its members, shall not be liable to you in regard to any loss or damage related to your use of the Site, including through service interruptions, loss of information or content, or disclosure of confidential information, even if caused through negligence. Moreover, in no circumstances will ELDER RIGHTS or its members, be liable for any consequential, incidental, or punitive damages, or economic loss related to your use of the Site.

Reader Comments and Guest Blogger Posts

We welcome comments on the topics we cover but reader comments will be moderated. Commenters must agree to not submit libelous statements and to avoid disrespectful language or statements. We will accept anonymous comments but we encourage commenters to use a consistent screen name (aka pseudonym, alias) so other readers can connect each other’s contributions and develop a community of dialogue.

The views expressed in reader comments and guest blogger posts are those of their authors and are not necessarily the opinions of ELDER RIGHTS, nor should their opinions be attributed to ELDER RIGHTS. ELDER RIGHTS does not assume responsibility for the accuracy or appropriateness of the information contained in reader comments or guest blogger posts.

Links to Other Sites

The Site may contain links to other sites. These links are provided as references to help you identify and locate other Internet resources that may be of interest. Therefore, ELDER RIGHTS does not assume responsibility for the accuracy or appropriateness of the information contained at such sites. In providing links to other sites, ELDER RIGHTS is not acting as a publisher or disseminator of the material contained on these other sites and does not seek to control the content of, or maintain any type of editorial control over, such sites.

A link to another site should not be construed to mean that ELDER RIGHTS is associated with or is legally authorized to use any trademark, trade name, logo or copyrighted symbol that may be reflected in the link or the description of the link to such other sites. You must read the terms and conditions of such other sites governing the use of content. In addition, the mention of another party or its product or services on the Site should not be construed as an endorsement of that party or its product or service by ELDER RIGHTS.


In using the Site, you agree that you will not use any device, software or routine to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Site.

General Terms

These Terms represent the entire agreement between you and ELDER RIGHTS with regard to your use of the Site, and there are no other terms, representations, warranties or promises other than those contained herein.
If any provision of this agreement is determined to be unenforceable or illegal, such provision will be severed, and the remainder of these Terms will be continue in full force and effect, provided the substantive intent of this agreement is preserved.
This agreement is governed by the laws of British Columbia and Canada.

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