Copyright Notice

© 2012 Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada. All rights reserved. Unauthorized use prohibited.

Heart and Stroke Foundation (HSF) copyright materials may not be reproduced in whole or in part by persons, organizations or corporations other than the HSF and its affiliates without the prior written permission of the HSF Permissions Department at permissions@hsf.ca

The Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada grants the User of the Website a personal, limited, revocable, non-transferable and non-exclusive license to access, read and download the Content located on this Website for personal, non-commercial and not-for-profit use only. The Website is made available to you for your lawful, personal use only.

You may print pages from the Website for your personal, non-commercial use only, provided that you do not modify any of the Content and you do not remove or alter any visible or non-visible identification, marks, notices, or disclaimers.

Disclaimer 

Copyright Permission Guidelines 

Guidelines for Use of HSF Recipes

Guidelines for Use of Resuscitation Materials

Guidelines to Use HSFC Materials in Electronic Format

Guidelines to Use Health Check™ Materials

Guidelines to Use The Heart Truth™ Materials

Media Usage Policy

 

Copyright Permission Guidelines

Last reviewed: May 2012

Content Usage

The Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada grants the User of the Website a personal, limited, revocable, non-transferable and non-exclusive license to access, read and download the Content located on this Website for personal, non-commercial and not-for-profit use only. The Website is made available to you for your lawful, personal use only.

You may print pages from the Website for your personal, non-commercial use only, provided that you do not modify any of the Content and you do not remove or alter any visible or non-visible identification, marks, notices, or disclaimers.

Unless otherwise indicated, all information contained on this Website, including, without limitation, text, videos, logos, graphics, images and photographs, is proprietary to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada (HSFC), its content suppliers or licensors, and protected by Canadian and international copyright, trademark, and other applicable laws and may not be copied, imitated, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted, modified, indexed, catalogued, merged with other data, mirrored, distributed or used in any way, in whole or in part, by persons, organizations or corporations other than the HSFC and its affiliates (HSFA, HSFO, HSFQ & HSFNB) without prior written consent of HSFC.

How to request permission:

To obtain permission to use or copy HSFC-copyrighted materials from www.heartandstroke.com/.ca, any HSF’s provincial micro-sites and other sites operated by HSF or from related print materials, videos and audio materials, you must submit your request in writing by using our online form.

Requests must include:

Requestor’s name and title; company/institution name; address; telephone number; fax number; email address; HSFC document title; date of publication; catalogue number; page number or Website URL address; figure/table number; and the exact material to be used.

The request must indicate what other source of information will be included in the resource, how the material will be used and distributed, and if the materials will be sold.

Note: Incomplete requests will be returned.

How long does it take HSFC to process a request?

Please allow 10 business days from receipt of all required information for a response. Additional time is required for requests to reprint certain recipes and resuscitation materials.


General Guidelines

Permission may be granted to copy HSFC material if the request meets these criteria:

  • Submission of completed form and sample materials.
  • Accuracy/currency of requested HSFC material.
  • The requested material does not exceed 25% of text, figures, tables, illustrations or video footage. Percentage may vary by source. (This criterion does not apply to Resuscitation materials, cookbooks, recipes from the cookbooks, all medical illustrations, certain sections of the Health Check & The Heart Truth Websites.)
  • Material must be used in association with credible publications/resources.
  • Material cannot be adapted or changed in any way.
  • Material may only be used for educational purposes.
  • Material will not be used for a commercial or for-profit activity or to promote a commercial product.
  • Request may not cause the HSFC to lose copyright on the material.
  • The HSFC copyright statement must be included on the reproduction.
  • Requests to broadcast videos on in-hospital Closed Circuit Television systems or Video On Demand require a receipt or packing slip showing that one copy of the video requested was ordered for and shipped to each address where the video will be broadcast. (This criterion does not apply to certain sections of the Website – See Guidelines for Use of Materials in Electronic Format.)

Please note: Final approval is not granted until all fees and the Signed Content Use Agreement are received.

Permission will not be granted to:

  • Use any HSFC trade-marks. This includes the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada logo, the Heart and Stroke Foundation logo, and other trade-marks and logos owned by the HSFC.
  • Use any of the ‘medical’ illustrations.
  • Use HSFC materials to endorse (implied or otherwise) a product, company or service.
  • Copy an entire publication, pamphlet, slide presentation or video (This criterion does not apply to certain sections of the Health Check and The Heart Truth Websites – See Guideline for Use of Health Check Materials and Guidelines for Use of The Heart Truth Materials for details).
  • Use any material that has been discontinued or is under revision.
  • Modify or adapt HSFC materials.
  • Use any AHA/HSFC co-branded materials (see section on Resuscitation Use Guidelines for more information).

Tariffs

All requests that are granted will be assessed processing fees based on the schedule below:

Print only – $50

Electronic only – $100

Electronic and print – $150

 

Guidelines for Use of HSF Recipes

Last reviewed: May 2012

Complete the Request to Reproduce form and attach sample materials to your submission. The HSFC will review the recipes you wish to use.

General Guidelines

Website Recipes (Developed by Emily Richards, PH Ec. © Heart and Stroke Foundation, ?YEAR?.)

  • Recipe will not be used for a commercial or for-profit activity or to promote a commercial product.
  • Requester must print a copyright notice, attribution and citation, which HSFC will provide with every recipe.
  • Requestor must print the Nutrition Analysis information, which HSFC will provide with every recipe.
  • Requestor must provide a proposed layout of how the recipes will be used. HSFC will review the layout and proofread all recipes prior to publication. Requestor will make all necessary corrections prior to publication.
  • If requestor plans to publish the recipes at various times throughout the year, requestor must provide a copy of the production schedule to the HSFC. A maximum of 3 recipes per quarter may be authorized.

Cookbook Recipes
Requestors who wish to reproduce recipes from one of our cookbooks must complete the Request to Reproduce form, print and email it to the appropriate cookbook publisher (see below for contact info), with a copy to the HSFC by clicking ‘submit’ on the form, to obtain permission. It may take approximately 3 to 5 weeks before you receive a written response to your request from the publisher. Therefore, please submit a complete request for permission as early in your editorial process as possible. You may follow up on your requests no sooner than 3 weeks after the publisher’s receipt of your request.

Lighthearted at home: The Very Best of Anne Lindsay
© 2010, Anne Lindsay & Associates Ltd.
Illustrations and drawings are copyright by the designated copyright holder.
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Canada, Ltd.
Permissions Department: permissionsca@wiley.com

HeartSmart: The Best of HeartSmart Cooking
© 2006, Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada and Bonnie Stern Cooking Schools Ltd.
Illustrations and drawings are copyright by the designated copyright holder.
Publisher: Random House of Canada

HeartSmart Cooking for Family and Friends
© 2001, Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada and Bonnie Stern Cooking Schools Ltd.
Illustrations and drawings are copyright by the designated copyright holder.
Publisher: Random House of Canada

Random House of Canada Contact Information:
Permissions Department, Random House of Canada Limited
One Toronto Street, Suite 300
Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5C 2V6
Fax: 416-364-6653

 


Guidelines for Use of Resuscitation Materials

Last reviewed: May 2012

Complete the Request to Reproduce form and attach sample materials to your submission. The HSFC will review the resuscitation materials you wish to use.

General Guidelines

HSF Resuscitation Materials (Developed by HSF. © Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada, 2012)

  • Material will not be used for a commercial or for-profit activity or to promote a commercial product.
  • Material may only be used for educational purposes.
  • Requester must print a copyright notice, attribution and citation, which HSFC will provide with the content used.
  • Material may not be modified or adapted.

Please allow 10 business days from receipt of all required information for a response.

HSF/AHA Resuscitation Materials

  • Complete the AHA request to reproduce form at http://copyright.heart.org/ and attach sample materials to your submission.
  • Please allow 20 business days from receipt of all required information for a response.

 

Guidelines to Use HSFC Materials in Electronic Format

Last reviewed: May 2012

Posting on Internet Sites

Permission may be granted to use Heart and Stroke Foundation (HSF) materials on third party websites with the following caveats:

  • Subject to the requested content, HSF materials may be posted for a period no longer than six (6) months beginning on the date final approval is granted (signed Copyright Use Agreement must be received before final approval is granted). All HSF material and links must be removed from the requestor’s website after the approved period. You must apply for permission to re-post the material when the initial granted period, and any subsequent extension, expires.
  • HSF limits each requestor to 2 electronic formats per request. This does not included recipes or Resuscitation materials.
  • The requestor must agree to include a link back to the source of the material on the HSF website.
  • HSF material may not be used in such a way that could lead a reasonable person to believe that the HSF has endorsed (implied or otherwise) any company, or approved or reviewed printed materials, goods, products or services offered by any company.
  • HSF material may not be used for sales presentations nor for sales purposes online. HSF materials may be used for educational purposes only.
  • Certain HSF videos may be posted for a period no longer than three (3) months beginning on the date final approval is granted (signed Copyright Use Agreement must be received before final approval is granted). All HSF material and links must be removed from the requestor’s website after the approved period. You must apply for permission to re-post the material when the initial granted period, and any subsequent extension, expires.
  • If at any time these guidelines are not followed, the requestor must immediately remove all HSF materials and links from its website.

The HSF encourages sites to link to heartandstroke.ca. View the HSF Linking Policy to find out how.

PowerPoint Presentations

Permission may be granted to include Heart and Stroke Foundation information in PowerPoint presentations with the following caveats:

  • Student projects may only be presented in a classroom setting for academic credit.
  • Material cannot be used in a PowerPoint presentation given by sales staff form a for-profit company or used to promote a commercial product or service, or otherwise used in a way that implies approval or endorsement of a company, product or service.
  • PowerPoint presentations can only be posted on password protected or subscription sites for 12 months after the live presentation.

 


Guidelines to Use Health Check Materials

Last reviewed: May 2012

The Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada grants the User of the Website a limited, revocable, non-transferable and non-exclusive license to download and reproduce the following Health Check Educational Content located on www.healthcheck.org for educational, awareness, promotional and not-for-profit purposes only.

Health Check Educational Content:

General Guidelines for reproduction of the Health Check Educational Content:

  • The permitted material must be reproduced in its original format and may not be altered or changed in any way.
  • Material will not be used for a commercial or for-profit activity or to promote a commercial product.
  • Material may only be used for educational, awareness and promotional purposes.

For all other content/resources on the Health Check Website, please refer to the relevant sections of the Copyright Guidelines (i.e. for recipes, go to Guidelines for Use of HSF Recipes), and complete the Request to Reproduce form and attach sample materials to your submission.

 

Guidelines to Use The Heart Truth Materials

Last reviewed: May 2012 

The Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada grants the User of the Website a limited, revocable, non-transferable and non-exclusive license to download and reproduce the handouts, power point presentations and other materaisl located in the ‘Tools for You’ section on The Heart Truth website (http://thehearttrhuth.ca/get-involved/tools-for-you/) for educational, awareness, promotional and not-for-profit purposes only.

General Guidelines for reproduction of The Heart Truth Tools for You Content:

  • The permitted material must be reproduced in its original format and may not be altered or changed in any way, unless indicated on the file.
  • Material will not be used for a commercial or for-profit activity or to promote a commercial product.
  • Material may only be used for educational, awareness, promotional and not-for-profit purposes.

For all other content/resources on The Heart Truth Website, please refer to the relevant sections of the Copyright Guidelines (i.e. for recipes, go to Guidelines for Use of HSF Recipes), and complete the Request to Reproduce form and attach sample materials to your submission.

The Heart Truth fashion show photos may be downloaded and used by credentialed news media (Radio, Television, Print and Internet) for non-commercial editorial purposes only. The photographer’s copyright must accompany each photo use as an adjacent credit line: Photographer – GEORGE PIMENTEL Photography.

 

Media Usage Policy 

Last reviewed: May 2012

Terms and Conditions for use of HSFC Multimedia Materials*

  • "Multimedia" means all media material furnished by the Heart and Stroke Foundation hereunder, whether audio, video, digital images/prints, animation, graphics or otherwise.*

* This usage policy specifically refers to materials provided in the Multimedia section of the HSFC newsroom (heartandstroke.ca/media). These terms may not be applied to other HSFC copyrighted material found on heartandstroke.ca and other HSFC sites.

  • All multimedia and copyrights associated therewith shall remain the exclusive property of the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada.
  • Permission to use HSFC multimedia is granted to credentialed news media (Radio, Television, Print and Internet) for non-commercial editorial purposes only. Any other use is strictly prohibited without prior written authorization from the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada (permissions@hsf.ca).
  • With the exception of video and audio (b-roll and interview clips) which may be edited as needed for time/story content, credentialed news media may not edit or alter HSFC copyrighted animation provided in the video animation library in the newsroom. The HSFC copyright must be retained. If a zoom effect is employed, an HSFC courtesy must be included on print items or as a font on a broadcast format.
  • The Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada's copyright must accompany each photo/image use as an adjacent credit line.
  • Credentialed news media may not alter (change content) of videos or images by digitalization or by synthesizing them alone or with any other material, by use of computer or with other electronic means now or hereafter known without the written consent of the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada being first obtained in each instance.
  • The Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada does NOT endorse companies, products or services and strictly prohibits any suggestion of endorsement, recommendation, or superiority of one company, product or service over another company, product, or service. User may not assign or transfer this agreement or any rights granted hereunder.
  • The Heart Truth fashion show photos (www.thehearttruth.ca) may be downloaded and used by credentialed news media (Radio, Television, Print and Internet) for non-commercial editorial purposes only. The photographer’s copyright must accompany each photo use as an adjacent credit line: Photographer – GEORGE PIMENTEL Photography.