Website Policies

Updated: 21 Mar. 2014

This website follows these policies:



  • This site is funded by the University of Alberta for the use of staff and students and no advertising is accepted.

  • Policies for the website are established by Pat Letendre, who is solely responsible for its content.


  • This website is intended for the educational use of medical laboratory professionals worldwide & MLS students at University of the Alberta.

  • This is NOT a medical website.

  • Health-related information on this site and in external links is not suitable for a non-professional audience and such links should NOT be construed as providing answers to diagnostic or treatment concerns.


  • This site provides links to many other websites.
  • Priority is given to establishing links to not-for-profit organizations. 
  • Pat Letendre is not responsible for the content or accuracy of the information provided by other websites linked to this site or for the privacy policies at those websites.


  • This site does NOT collect information that personally identifies its visitors such as names and e-mail addresses. There is a website tracker that temporarily logs the domain name or IP address of the last 20 visitors and changes constantly as people visit the site. Other information such as type of browser and country are also captured and summarized. 
  • The site complies with the Privacy Policy of the University of Alberta.