Legal Terms and Conditions

Your access to or use of this website (the “Site”) is subject to the terms and conditions contained herein (the “Site Terms”). By accessing and browsing this Site, you accept, without limitation or qualification, these Site Terms.

In this Site, Response Biomedical Corp. and all its affiliates are collectively referred to as "Response".

Use Licence

Subject to these Site Terms, Response grants you a limited licence to view, download, print and copy the materials, including all information, images, text and documents, on this Site (the “Materials”) for informational purposes only and only for your personal, non-commercial use, provided that you retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained in the Materials on any copies of the Materials. The Materials are the property of Response or are used by Response with permission of their owners. Except as expressly provided in these Site Terms, you may not otherwise copy, display, download, distribute, modify, reproduce, republish, license, or retransmit any of the Materials or any portion thereof in any electronic medium or in hard copy, or create any derivative work based on the Materials without the express written consent of Response.

You may not use, frame or utilize framing techniques to enclose any trademark, logo or other proprietary information belonging to Response (including the images found on this Site, the content of any text or the layout/design of any page or form contained on a page) without the express written consent of Response. Further, you may not use any meta tags or any other “hidden text” utilizing Response’s name or any trademark or product name belonging to Response without the express written consent of Response.

If you breach any of these Site Terms, your licence to use this Site automatically terminates and you must immediately destroy any downloaded or printed Materials. Response reserves the right to terminate your licence to use this Site at any time if you breach or threaten to breach any of these Site Terms.


All product names and logos displayed on this Site are trademarks of Response, its licensors or joint venture partners, unless otherwise indicated. The use or misuse of these trademarks or any other Materials on this Site, except as permitted herein, is expressly prohibited and may be in violation of applicable law, including copyright and trademark law.

No Medical Advice

The information on this Site is provided for informational and educational purposes only and is not intended or recommended as a substitute for professional medical advice. Response does not practice medicine or provide medical services or advice and nothing contained on this Site is intended to be for medical diagnosis or treatment.


Response has undertaken reasonable efforts to include accurate and up-to-date information on this Site. HOWEVER, NO ASSURANCE IS GIVEN THAT THE MATERIALS ON THIS SITE ARE UP-TO-DATE, ACCURATE, ERROR-FREE OR COMPLETE. Response reserves the right at its sole discretion to add Materials and to modify, improve, delete, edit and change any Materials or this Site.


Limitation on Liability

Neither Response nor any other party involved in creating, producing or delivering this Site shall be liable in any manner for any direct, incidental, special, consequential, indirect or punitive damages, or loss of profits, arising out of your access to, use of or inability to use this Site or the Materials, or any errors or omissions in the Materials. It is understood and agreed that you release Response from all liability in contract, tort (including negligence) or otherwise that may be incurred in connection with the use of this Site.

Without limiting the foregoing, Response will not be liable or responsible for any viruses or other destructive items that infect your computer equipment or other property in connection with your access to or use of this Site or your downloading of any Materials from this Site.

In no event shall the aggregate liability of Response (whether in contract, warranty, tort (including negligence), product liability, strict liability or other theory) arising out of or relating to the use of this Site exceed $5.00.

Right to Indemnification

You hereby agree to defend, indemnify and hold Response and any related parties harmless from any and all liabilities, costs and expenses, including reasonable legal fees, related to any violation of these Site Terms or in connection with your use of this Site or the Materials.

Damage to Others

You agree not to disrupt, modify or interfere with this Site or its associated software, hardware and servers in any way, and you agree not to impede or interfere with others’ use of this Site. You further agree not to alter or tamper with any information or materials on or associated with this Site or to introduce into or through this Site any information or materials which may be harmful to others.

Third Party Websites

This Site may contain links or references to other websites maintained by third parties over whom Response has no control. Such links and references are provided merely as a convenience to users of this Site. Response takes no responsibility for the content of websites maintained by third parties, makes no representations, warranties or covenants as to the accuracy or completeness of any information contained in such websites and shall have no liability for any damages or injuries of any kind arising from the use of such websites.

Similarly, other websites that provide links to this Site are not the responsibility of Response and Response makes no representations, warranties or covenants with respect to such websites and shall have no liability with respect to any damages or injuries of any kind arising from the use of such websites.

Use of Information

Any communication or information that you transmit to Response by electronic mail or post on this Site, including questions, comments, data, ideas or know-how, shall be deemed to be non-confidential and shall become the property of Response, without compensation to the provider of such information. Response shall have no obligation of any kind with respect to such information and may reproduce, publish, disclose, and distribute to others all or any part of such information, without limitation, for any purpose whatsoever. Response shall be free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how, techniques or inventions contained therein for any purpose, including but not limited to developing, manufacturing and marketing products.

Privacy Policy

You acknowledge that you have read Response’s Privacy Policy (as it may be updated from time to time) and hereby consent to the collection, use and disclosure by Response of your personal information for the purposes identified therein.

No Offer to Deal in Securities

This Site is not intended as a solicitation or offering of securities in any jurisdiction. The information on this Site is not intended to modify, qualify, supplement or amend information disclosed under corporate and securities legislation of any jurisdiction applicable to Response. The contents of this Site are not and should not be used as a substitute for independent professional advice in making an investment decision concerning securities of Response.

Resolution of Disputes

Any dispute, controversy or claim arising out of or relating to these Site Terms, including any question regarding their interpretation, validity, breach or termination, shall be referred to and finally resolved by arbitration under the rules of the British Columbia International Commercial Arbitration Centre. The appointing authority shall be the British Columbia International Commercial Arbitration Centre. The case shall be administered by the British Columbia International Commercial Arbitration Centre in accordance with its rules. The place of arbitration shall be Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The number of arbitrators shall be one. The language of the arbitration shall be English. Judgment on the award rendered by the arbitrator may be entered in any court having jurisdiction thereof. Notwithstanding the foregoing, any party will have the right to apply to a court of competent jurisdiction for a preliminary or interim injunction or other equitable relief to preserve the status quo or prevent irreparable harm pending resolution of the matter by arbitration.

Governing Law

Response controls this Site from Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. These Site Terms are governed by the laws of British Columbia and the laws of Canada that apply in British Columbia, without regard to conflicts of law rules that would apply a different body of law. By using this Site you are deemed to accept being governed by these laws as well. Subject to the paragraph immediately above (“Resolution of Disputes”), you agree that any action at law or in equity arising out of or relating to these Site Terms shall be filed only in a provincial or federal court located in British Columbia, and you hereby irrevocably and unconditionally consent and submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of such courts over any suit, action or proceeding arising out of these Site Terms.

Changes to Site Terms

Response, at its sole discretion, may change, modify, add, alter or remove portions or otherwise update these Site Terms from time to time without notice. By using this Site you are agreeing to be bound by the then current version of these Site Terms.


If any provision of these Site Terms shall be deemed unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from these Site Terms and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.

Forward-Looking Statements

Certain statements contained in this Site constitute "forward-looking statements". When used in this Site, the words "may", "would", "could", "will", "intend", "plan", "anticipate", "believe", "estimate", "expect", "project" and similar expressions, as they relate to Response and its management, are intended to identify forward-looking statements. In particular, this Site contains forward-looking statements pertaining to the following:

  • The development of new services and products, regulatory approvals of new and existing products and the expansion of the market for Response’s current products;
  • The implementation of aspects of Response’s business plan and strategies;
  • Response’s financing goals and plans;
  • Response’s existing working capital and cash flows and whether and how long these funds will be sufficient to fund Response’s operations; and
  • Raising of additional capital by Response through future equity and debt financings.

Forward-looking statements are necessarily based on estimates and assumptions made by Response in light of its experience and perception of historical trends, current conditions and expected future developments, as well as other factors Response believes are appropriate. Such statements reflect Response’s current views with respect to future events and are subject to certain risks, uncertainties and assumptions. Actual results may differ materially from those expressed in these forward-looking statements due to a number of uncertainties and risks, including the risks described in the Response’s most recently filed Annual Report on Form 10-K and filings with securities regulators in Canada and the United States, and other unforeseen risks, including, without limitation:

  • The ability to raise additional capital and generate sufficient cash flows;
  • reliance on third party distributors and strategic alliance partners to market and generate sales for Response’s products;
  • impact of U.S. export control and economic sanctions laws;
  • reliance on sole-source suppliers and third party manufacturers for development and manufacture of Response’s products;
  • the ability to obtain timely patent and other intellectual property protection for Response’s technologies and products;
  • exposure to product liability claims;
  • the ability to effectively manage growth in Response’s operations;
  • technical risks associated with the research and development of Response’s products;
  • government regulation of Response’s products;
  • uncertainty of access to capital required to finance Response’s activities;
  • competition in the life sciences industry and the impact of technological advances;

You should not rely on any forward-looking statements. Response undertakes no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required by law.