Increasing Access to Structured Psychotherapy – North Simcoe Muskoka (OSP – NSM) provides access to cognitive behavioural therapy to individuals with mild to moderate anxiety and/or depression.
To facilitate the OSP-NSM Program, the Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care has engaged Greenspace Mental Health Ltd. (“Greenspace”) to provide its subsidiaries, employees, contractors, community partners and patients with access to a private platform located at osp-nsm.portal.gs (the “Platform”). The purpose of the Platform is to facilitate regular progress measurement for participating patients, which has shown to have a significant impact on improvement through the therapy process.
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- No Health Care Services Provided - Greenspace does not provide health care services, mental health services or social or psychotherapy services, or any other professional services. Greenspace is simply a technology service provider.
- Treatment Providers - Treatment Providers are not employees or agents of Greenspace and Greenspace does not have any oversight of the care provided to you by Treatment Providers.
- Medical Advice - While the Platform may provide access to certain general medical information, it should not be considered medical advice or a substitute for individual medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.
- Legal Age - To create an account, you must be of legal age to form a binding contract.
- Risks of Storing Online - Although Greenspace takes extensive security measures and precautions to encrypt and protect your personal information, you consent to the inherent material risks associated with the electronic uploading, transmission and storage of your personal information.
- Closing Your Account - You may terminate your account at any time and for any reason by providing written notice to Greenspace.
- Area of Service - The Platform and Services are solely offered within Canada.
USE OF THE SERVICES IS NOT FOR EMERGENCIES. IF YOU HAVE A MEDICAL OR MENTAL HEALTH EMERGENCY, OR IF AT ANY TIME YOU ARE CONCERNED ABOUT YOUR CARE OR TREATMENT, CALL 911 OR GO TO THE NEAREST OPEN CLINIC OR EMERGENCY ROOM.
IF YOU ARE CONSIDERING OR CONTEMPLATING HARMING OR KILLING YOURSELF OR ARE CONCERNED THAT YOU ARE A DANGER TO YOURSELF OR TO OTHERS, YOU MUST DISCONTINUE USE OF THE SERVICES IMMEDIATELY, CALL 911 OR GO TO THE NEAREST OPEN CLINIC OR EMERGENCY ROOM.
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A “Treatment Provider” is a regulated professional who is permitted to provide psychotherapy services and is registered as a Therapist on the Platform. Treatment Providers may include, but are not limited to, psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, occupational therapists, and psychotherapists. “Treatment Providers” include employees, agents, or independent contractors of Treatment Providers.
The Platform includes, without limitation, the following services (collectively, the "Services" ):
- the facilitation of the delivery of assessments to You as provided by you Treatment Provider(s);
- the display of the results of such assessments to You and your Treatment Provider(s);
- the creation and storage of progress notes by your Treatment Provider(s);
- if requested, matching You with a Treatment Provider; and
- the provision of other information about Greenspace and our products and services through the Platform.
For clarity, Greenspace is not a provider of telemedicine or telemedicine services.
THE SERVICES DO NOT INCLUDE THE PROVISION OF HEALTH CARE SERVICES, MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES OR SOCIAL OR PSYCHOTHERAPY SERVICES, OR ANY OTHER PROFESSIONAL SERVICES BY GREENSPACE. Greenspace is simply a technology service provider that facilitates the Services through the Platform.
PROVIDERS ARE NOT THE EMPLOYEES OR AGENTS OF GREENSPACE AND ARE NOT CREDENTIALED BY GREENSPACE. GREENSPACE DOES NOT HAVE ANY OVERSIGHT OF THE CARE PROVIDED TO YOU BY PROVDERS. Your Treatment Provider(s) is solely responsible for any health care services or social or psychotherapy services provided to you, and is also solely responsible for obtaining your informed consent, where required, to any medical treatment, including without limitation, your consent to use the Services, to the extent such consent is required by applicable provincial/territorial legislation.
While the Services may provide access to certain general medical information, the Services cannot and are not intended to provide medical advice. We advise you to always seek the advice of a physician or other regulated health professional with any questions regarding your personal health or medical conditions. Never disregard, avoid, or delay in obtaining medical advice from your physician or other regulated health professional because of something you have read on the Website. If you have or suspect that you have a medical problem or condition, please contact a physician or other regulated health professional immediately.
THE CONTENT ON THE WEBSITE IS NOT AND SHOULD NOT BE CONSIDERED MEDICAL ADVICE OR A SUBSTITUTE FOR INDIVIDUAL MEDICAL ADVICE, DIAGNOSIS, OR TREATMENT. YOU SHOULD ALWAYS TALK TO YOUR PHYSICIAN OR OTHER REGULATED HEALTH PROFESSIONAL FOR DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT, INCLUDING INFORMATION REGARDING WHICH DRUGS OR TREATMENT MAY BE APPROPRIATE FOR YOU. NONE OF THE INFORMATION ON THE WEBSITE REPRESENTS OR WARRANTS THAT ANY PARTICULAR DRUG OR TREATMENT IS SAFE, APPROPRIATE, OR EFFECTIVE FOR YOU.
Access to certain portions of the Platform, Services and Content is restricted to users registered on the Platform.
There is no guarantee that you will be accepted as a registered user. Even if you are accepted as a registered user and have a pre-existing connection with a registered Treatment Provider; your Treatment Provider or Primary Care Provider may determine that use of the Services is not appropriate for some or all of your treatment needs, and accordingly may elect not to facilitate your use of the Services.
In order to access the Private Portal and certain of the Services you will be required to complete an online registration form and become a registered user of the Platform by creating an account (“Account”). To create an Account, you must be of legal age to form a binding contract. If you are not of legal age to form a binding contract, you may not register to use our Services.
In consideration for your use of the Platform and the Services provided on it, you agree to provide true, current, complete and accurate information as requested on any registration form to which the Platform may direct you, and to update that registration information as soon as possible after any information on such registration form changes.
Upon registration, you will choose a username and password. You alone are responsible for keeping that password and username confidential, and for any and all activity that occurs on the Platform under such password or username. You agree to immediately notify Greenspace of any unauthorized use of your password or username or any other breach of security.
By consenting to receive the Services using the Platform, you consent to the inherent material risks associated with the electronic uploading, transmission and storage of your Personal Information. By providing or uploading any of your Personal Information to the Platform, you are consenting to the collection, use and disclosure of your Personal Information for the purposes of providing the Services to you and for consistent purposes. Although Greenspace uses advanced encryption technology and other security protocols to protect your Personal Information, you acknowledge by using the Platform that there are inherent risks to any technology however remote that could cause security protocols to fail or be breached, which could result in the unauthorized collection, use or disclosure of your Personal Information. Greenspace will notify you to the extent required by law of any security protocol failure or breach that has resulted in in the unauthorized collection, use or disclosure of your Personal Information.
Your medical care and your mental health care are solely the responsibility of you and your Treatment Provider(s).
Under the Services, mental health care services or social or psychotherapy services are provided exclusively by Treatment Providers and/or Primary Care Providers. Greenspace supports Treatment Providers by providing them with a license to use our intellectual property rights, including our patent pending inventions, trade secrets, copyrights, trademarks, service marks, trade dress and proprietary and confidential information and access to Greenspace's technology platform. However, exclusive control and responsibility for the delivery of mental health care services or social or psychotherapy services is reserved to Treatment Providers.
All Treatment Providers available through the Platform represent that they are permitted to provide psychotherapy services and are a member in good standing with the regulatory college of their jurisdiction. Greenspace requires Treatment Providers to represent and warrant that that they are in good standing with their respective regulatory college and to immediately apprise Greenspace of any changes to such status. Greenspace conducts limited credential checks and other verifications of Treatment Providers and the information they have provided to Greenspace. However, Greenspace is not responsible for credentialing Treatment Providers, makes no representation regarding the accuracy of Treatment Providers’ credentials, and expressly disclaims any liability for fraudulent credentials or claims by Treatment Providers. In addition, changes in your Treatment Provider’s professional status after we perform an initial credential check. We recommend that you separately confirm that your Treatment Provider is in good standing with his or her respective regulatory college.
- upload, post, email or otherwise transmit any Content (as defined in Section 13 below) to which you do not have the lawful right to copy, transmit and display (including any Content that would violate any confidentiality or fiduciary obligations that you might have with respect to the Content);
- use the Services to collect or store personal data about other users without their express permission;
- knowingly include or use any false or inaccurate information in any profile;
- circumvent, disable, or otherwise interfere with security-related features of the Services or features that prevent or restrict use or copying of any Content;
- attempt to probe, scan or test the vulnerability of any Company system or network or breach or impair or circumvent any security or authentication measures protecting the Services;
- attempt to decipher, decompile, disassemble, reverse engineer, or otherwise attempt to discover or determine the source code of any software or any proprietary algorithm used to provide the Services;
- use the Services in any way that competes with Greenspace, including, without limitation, misrepresenting one’s identity or posing as a current or prospective patient in order to solicit or recruit Treatment Providers, directly or indirectly; or
- encourage or instruct any other person or entity to do any of the foregoing.
Your use of the Services and Content is at your sole discretion and risk. The Services and Content, and all materials, information, products and services included therein, are provided on an “AS IS” and “AS AVAILABLE” basis without warranties of any kind.
GREENSPACE AND ITS LICENSORS AND AFFILIATES EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS, IMPLIED, OR STATUTORY, RELATING TO THE SERVICES AND CONTENT, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION THE WARRANTIES OF TITLE, MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NON-INFRINGEMENT OF PROPRIETARY RIGHTS, COURSE OF DEALING, OR COURSE OF PERFORMANCE. GREENSPACE AND ITS LICENSORS AND AFFILIATES MAKE NO WARRANTY THAT THE CONTENT YOU ACCESS ON OUR WEBSITE OR USING OUR SERVICES SATISFIES THE LAWS AND REGULATIONS REQUIRING THE DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION FOR PRESCRIPTION DRUGS.
IN ADDITION, GREENSPACE AND ITS LICENSORS AND AFFILIATES DISCLAIM ANY WARRANTIES REGARDING SECURITY, ACCURACY, RELIABILITY TIMELINESS AND PERFORMANCE OF THE SERVICES OR THAT THE SERVICES WILL BE ERROR FREE OR THAT ANY ERRORS WILL BE CORRECTED. NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION PROVIDED TO YOU BY GREENSPACE WILL CREATE ANY WARRANTY THAT IS NOT EXPRESSLY STATED IN THESE TERMS OF SERVICE.
WE MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS CONCERNING, AND DO NOT GUARANTEE, THE ACCURACY OF THE SERVICES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY INFORMATION PROVIDED THROUGH THE SERVICES OR THEIR APPLICABILITY TO YOUR INDIVIDUAL CIRCUMSTANCES. OUR SERVICES AND WEBSITE CONTENT ARE DEVELOPED FOR USE IN CANADA AND GREENSPACE AND ITS LICENSORS AND AFFILIATES MAKE NO REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY CONCERNING THE SERVICES OR WEBSITE CONTENT WHEN THEY ARE USED IN ANY OTHER COUNTRY.
THE LAWS OF CERTAIN JURISDICTIONS, INCLUDING QUEBEC, DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LEGAL WARRANTIES, LIABILITY OR CERTAIN DAMAGES OR LIMITATIONS OF REPRESENTATIONS MADE CONCERNING GOODS OR SERVICES. IF THESE LAWS APPLY TO YOU, SOME OR ALL OF THE BELOW EXCLUSIONS OR LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
In particular, you agree to indemnify and hold harmless Greenspace, its affiliates, members, directors, officers, employees, agents, sponsors, and licensors for any injury, including but not limited to bodily harm or death, to you or any third party that may result from the use of or reliance on any Content.
NOTHING HEREIN SHALL LIMIT THE POTENTIAL PROFESSIONAL LIABILITY OF THE TREATMENT PROVIDERS OR OTHER LICENSED HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS ARISING FROM OR RELATED TO MEDICAL OR MENTAL HEALTH ADVICE, DIAGNOSIS, OR TREATMENT THEY PROVIDE TO YOU, EXCEPT AS PROVIDED UNDER APPLICABLE PROVINCIAL/TERRITORIAL LAWS. IN MANY JURISDICTIONS, TREATMENT PROVIDERS ARE REQUIRED TO REPORT CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION IF THEY HAVE REASON TO BELIEVE THAT A PATIENT IS LIKELY TO HARM OTHERS OR HIMSELF/HERSELF. IN NO EVENT SHALL GREENSPACE BE LIABLE FOR THE DISCLOSURE OF YOUR CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION BY A TREATMENT PROVIDER FROM WHOM YOU RECEIVE MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES OR SOCIAL OR PSYCHOTHERAPY SERVICES. GREENSPACE IS NOT LIABLE TO ANY PERSON OR USER FOR ANY HARM CAUSED BY THE NEGLIGENCE OR MISCONDUCT OF A TREATMENT PROVIDER PROVIDING MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES. IN NO EVENT WILL THE CUMULATIVE LIABILITY GREENSPACE OR GREENSPACE’S LICENSORS OR AFFILIATES TO YOU, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT, OR OTHERWISE, EXCEED $1,000.
The information on the Platform may contain typographical errors or other errors or inaccuracies, and may not be complete or current. Greenspace reserves the right to correct any errors, inaccuracies, or omissions and to change or update information at any time without prior notice to you. Greenspace will not, however, guarantee that any such errors, inaccuracies, or omissions will be corrected. Greenspace reserves the right to refuse to fill any orders or provide Services that are based on inaccurate or erroneous information on the Platform, including, without limitation, incorrect or out-of-date information regarding pricing, payment terms, or for any other lawful reason.
You may terminate your Account at any time and for any reason by providing written notice to Greenspace. Upon any termination by you, your Account will no longer be accessible. Any cancellation request will be handled within 30 days of receipt of such a request by Greenspace.
You agree that it is the express wish of the parties that this agreement and all related documents be drawn up in English. Vous êtes d'accord que c’est la volonté expresse des parties que la présente convention ainsi que les documents qui s’y rattachent soient rédigés en anglais.
Last Update: November 21, 2018