Terms & Conditions

Terms and Conditions of Website Use

This site is protected by copyright. Users are not permitted to copy, duplicate or otherwise manipulate any content contained in this site with the exception of downloadable forms, publications and other interactive on-line forms that are intended for your use.

Links and Third Party Content

Certain links on this site may take you to other web sites. The College provides these links only as a convenience. If you use linked sites, you will leave this site. The College is not responsible for the contents of any such linked page or any other page not under our control. If you decide to visit any linked site, you do so at your own risk.

This web site may from time to time contain materials, data or information provided, posted or offered by third parties. You agree that the College shall not have any liability whatsoever to you for any such third party material, data or information.


When using this site, you assume the entire cost of all necessary servicing, repair or correction of your system. You agree that the College is not liable for any loss or damage whatsoever resulting from the use or attempted use of this web site.

Members Only Site

If you use the College of Optometrists of Ontario Members Only site, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password.


Users are not permitted to transfer their password to others.


The College may, at its discretion and without notice, with or without cause, revoke your authorization to access the password-protected areas of this site and / or block your use of the password-protected online services. In the event that we revoke your access to the password-protected portions of this site, we will make reasonable efforts to explain to you our reasons for doing so within five business days.

Governing Law and General Provisions

This usage agreement will be governed by the laws of Ontario and of Canada. If any part of this usage agreement is found void and unenforceable, it will not affect the validity of the balance of the usage agreement, which shall remain valid and enforceable according to its terms.

Terms and Conditions of Online Payment

Annual membership fees are due and payable on or before December 15 for the period January 1st through December 31st of the following year.

Your online transaction may be delayed if your payment or any other information you supply is incorrect.

Annual membership fees are not transferable and are not refundable.