Terms of Use

Terms of Use Agreement for www.AnimatedCOPDPatient.com

Welcome to Animated COPD Patient. This Website is developed and published by Prime Medic Inc.

Before gaining access to this Website, you will be asked to indicate whether you agree to be bound by these Terms of Use. If you agree to be bound by these Terms of Use, you will be granted access to the Website. If you choose not to agree to abide by the Terms of Use, you will not be granted access.

This agreement constitutes the entire and only agreement between Prime Medic Inc. and you, the user. It supersedes all prior contemporaneous agreements, representations, warranties and understandings with respect to the Website; the contents, products or services provided through this Website and all related websites; and the subject matter of this agreement. This agreement may be amended at any time by Prime Medic Inc. without specific notice to users. The latest Agreement will be posted on the Website, and you should review this Agreement prior to using this Website.

Copyright Information

Copyright © Prime Medic Inc. All rights reserved.

Developed and published in 2014 by Prime Medic Inc.

This Website is owned and operated by Prime Medic Inc. The presentation of all materials, including animations, slides, trademarks, logos and domain names, posted on the Website are protected by the applicable laws as regards intellectual property, and are owned by Prime Medic Inc. or have been subjected to authorization of use granted to it. Prime Medic Inc. reserves the right to take legal action against any counterfeit of its intellectual property rights.

This Website is protected by US, Canadian and foreign copyright laws.

No material may be copied, reproduced, modified, republished, uploaded, distorted, transmitted or distributed in any way, on any support, in total or in part, for commercial use or distribution without the prior written permission of the copyrights holder, Prime Medic Inc. Please contact us with permission requests.

Authorized use of visuals and content, whether constituting the site or included within it, must not be distorted, modified or altered in any way whatsoever. The following notice shall appear on all authorized copies of all or part of the content of the Website "© Prime Medic Inc. All rights reserved".


This Website is intended for MS patients and their caregivers within the United States. Other countries may have regulatory requirements or medical practices which are different to those in the USA; therefore, this information may not be appropriate for use outside of the USA.

Information is provided for general medical education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a physician relevant to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient's medical condition. The opinions expressed in this Website are those of the contributing authors, and are not those of the producer and publisher, Prime Medic Inc.

In no event will Prime Medic Inc. be liable for any decision made or action taken in reliance upon the information provided through this Website and all related websites.

Scope of Use

Prime Medic Inc. invites you to view and use this Website and all related websites for your informational, non-commercial use. Except as otherwise provided in this page, no part of any content or software on this Website and all related websites may be downloaded or stored in a retrieval system for any other purpose, nor may it be redistributed for any purpose, without the express written permission of Prime Medic Inc. You understand that Prime Medic Inc. may discontinue, change, or restrict your use of this Website for any reason without notice.

No Warranties

Your use of this Website and all related websites is at your own risk. Neither Prime Medic Inc. nor any party involved in creating, producing, or delivering the Website is liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, or punitive damages arising out of your access to, or use of, this Website and all related websites. This includes damages to, or viruses that may infect your computer equipment. All content on this Website and all related websites is provided on an "as is", "as available" basis without warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied, including but not limited to any implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, accuracy, and non-infringement. Prime Medic Inc. makes no warranty as to the accuracy, completeness, currency, or reliability of any content available through this Website and all related websites. You are responsible for verifying any information before relying on it. Use of this Website and all related websites and the content available on this Website and all related websites is at your sole risk.


If you violate any of these Terms of Use or if you misuse this Website, you agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Prime Medic Inc., their officers, directors, employees, agents, and licenses from any and all liability including costs, expenses and attorney's fees that arise out of or are related.

User Submissions

Certain areas of this Website enable you to submit e-mails, or otherwise provide feedback or information to Prime Medic Inc. You agree that by submitting content:


This Website may contain links to websites operated by other parties. The linked sites are not under the control of Prime Medic Inc. and Prime Medic Inc. is not responsible for the content available on any other Internet sites linked to this Website and all related websites. Such links do not imply endorsement of material on any other site by Prime Medic Inc. and Prime Medic Inc. disclaims all liability with regard to your access to such linked websites. Prime Medic Inc. provides links to other Internet sites as a convenience to users, and access to any other Internet site linked to this Website is at your own risk.


This Website may require you to register or obtain a password prior to permitting access to the Website or certain services available on this site. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your registration information and password, and for all users of your password, whether or not authorized by you.


The laws of the Province of Ontario, Canada and any applicable federal laws of Canada shall govern your use of the Website. The courts of the Province of Ontario shall have exclusive jurisdiction over any dispute arising from your use of this Website.

Privacy Statement

Prime Medic Inc. respects your privacy. Personal information collected from participants of our online education activities will not be shared with any third party. Personal information is collected when an online user registers to gain access to the online activities. This information is stored in a database so that Prime Medic Inc. may track the number of people using this Website and all related websites.

From time to time, updates pertaining to new activities may be sent to registered users at the e-mail address they have provided on their registration form. Users may opt-out from receiving these updates at any time. We do not distribute unsolicited e-mails, nor do we share the names of our subscribers with any third party.

We do analyze our computer log file to determine which pages are visited most often and which external websites refer the most visitors to this Website and all related websites. Prime Medic Inc. performs periodic basic demographic analyses, including optional website user surveys, for the express purpose of tailoring future online activities to meet the greatest need and interest.


For further information about the Terms of Use and/or the Privacy Statement for this Website, please contact us.


Jointly provided by the Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower and Prime Medic Inc., in collaboration with Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and Mechanisms in Medicine Inc.

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Boehringer Ingelheim

This website is part of the Animated Patient™ series developed by Mechanisms in Medicine Inc., to provide highly visual formats of learning for patients to improve their understanding, make informed decisions, and partner with their healthcare professionals for optimal outcomes.