Privacy Policy

Thank you for visiting the National Eating Disorder Information Centre (NEDIC) website. The information on this site reflects the opinions of NEDIC and/or invited authors. It does not necessarily reflect the views of NEDIC funders, or any other organization with or without links on the site. The information on this site is provided for educational purposes only. We cannot, and do not, diagnose or provide treatment.

NEDIC, a program of the University Health Network, places a high value on privacy. Please visit the Privacy website to learn more about UHN’s commitment to protecting the personal information of our patients and to view the full Privacy Policy.

The Terms and Conditions for this website describe the information we collect about you during your online visit and are summarized below:

Cookies: Like most websites, NEDIC uses small pieces of information called “cookies” that are stored on the hard drive of your computer. Cookies let us “remember” information about your preferences and allow you to move within areas of our site quickly and easily. These cookies contain anonymous, non-personal information.

Information About Your Visit: In order to improve access to our website and determine what information visitors access most frequently, we may track statistics, such as IP address, browser type, domain name, access times and referring website addresses.
Referrals: Sometimes, we need to ask personal information so that we can help you. In this case you can choose whether or not to share the personal information. If you agree to share the information, NEDIC will only use it for the reason we asked for it. We will not share this information with other groups, organizations or companies.

We answer e-mails using return e-mail. We do not use e-mail addresses for any other correspondence or promotion unless you give us permission.

NEDIC does not endorse or recommend particular services. What works for one person may not work for someone else with different experiences and needs. You have the right and responsibility to interview and choose health care services that are appropriate for you. We are not responsible for listings that are not accurate or up to date.

Third-Party Sites: This site contains links to external websites. NEDIC links to third-party websites that we feel provide relevant information, resources or services to our visitors. NEDIC is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of any third-party website.

Copyright: If you would like permission to print or download materials from our website for wider distribution, please contact us at

Updates: We may update these Terms and Conditions from time to time. The most current version will always be posted to this website.

Contact Information: If you have any questions, please contact us at

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