The content on or accessible through HealthEngine.com.au is for informational purposes only and does not constitute medical advice.
By using this Website, you agree to the Terms. We may vary these Terms at any time without notice and, if we do, we will provide the updated version on this Website.
If you do not agree to any of the Terms, you must leave this Website and not use our Online Services.
Not Health Advice
Information contained on this Website is of a general nature only, and does not constitute medical advice. You should not rely upon any information on this Website without obtaining the specific advice of a qualified health care professional.
You may only use the Online Services for lawful purposes, and must ensure that your use of the Online Services does not breach any laws that apply to you.
Disclaimer of Liability
This Website is provided to you 'as is'. We will endeavour to ensure that content provided on this Website is accurate, complete and kept up-to-date and does not contain errors and omissions, however we do not warrant that this will be the case or that your access to the information will always be uninterrupted, timely or secure. We are not liable for the accuracy and suitability of information, content, services, materials and products included on this Website and on third party websites.
We do not attempt or purport to exclude any liability arising under statute if, and to the extent, that liability cannot be lawfully excluded. However, we exclude to the extent lawfully permitted all liability for any loss or damage of whatever kind (including consequential or incidental damage) and however arising (including due to negligence) that may be suffered, directly or indirectly, in connection with use of this Website or any associated or linked Online Services. In particular, we exclude all liability for any loss or damage that may result from use of, or reliance upon, any information or material obtained from this Website.
We exclude all implied conditions and warranties except any implied condition or warranty the exclusion of which would cause this clause to be void ("Non-excludable Condition"). Our liability to you for breach of any Non-excludable Condition is limited, at our option, to supplying the relevant services again or paying the cost of re-supplying those services, except where the services are of a kind ordinarily acquired for personal, domestic or household use or consumption.
Third Party Information and Links to Third Party Websites
We do not take any responsibility for the accuracy or legal compliance of any content supplied to us by any third party, or contained on any third party website linked to the Online Services. Our provision of a link or reference to any third party website (or publication of advertisements on the Online Services) does not constitute any form of endorsement, recommendation or approval from us, nor endorsement, recommendation or approval of the practices of the organisations that operate such websites or provide such advertisements, unless stated otherwise. Any such links are provided for convenience only and may not remain current.
Linking to Our Website
If you create a hypertext or other form of link to any page on this Website, you acknowledge that you are responsible for all direct or indirect consequences thereof, and you indemnify us from all claims arising from or relating to the link.
Intellectual Property and Copyright
We own or licence all copyright and other intellectual property rights in all materials used in the Online Services and all rights are reserved.
You may only use, print or copy parts of this Website or information provided to you via the Online Services for personal (non-commercial) use. Any other use of the content contained within this Website or information provided to you via the Online Services (including providing such information to any third party) is prohibited without our prior written permission. None of such content or any part of it may be reproduced in any other media or in any form on the internet except in accordance with the Copyright Act 1968 (Cth).
Any word or logo which appears in the Online Services in association with the ™ or ® symbol is a trade mark, and must not be used by you other than in accordance with the Trade Marks Act 1995 (Cth).
We respect your privacy. We do not sell any personal information to any third party such as direct marketing organisations.
We only collect and store information which is necessary for the functioning of this Website and the Online Services. We may, in addition, use this information for marketing purposes, that is, to distribute information regarding our products and services. By providing us with your personal information to be displayed on this Website you consent to the above use of your personal information by us.
We do not guarantee that files or programs executed and/or downloaded from this Website or provided via the Online Services are free from viruses and other unauthorised or malicious code or corruption that could damage or interfere with data, hardware or software. We are not liable for any such damage or interference you may suffer in connection with use of the Online Services. You assume the risk and liability that may arise from using the Online Services and third party websites. You should establish your own protection against viruses and other causes of damage.
We cannot ensure the security of any information you send to us via the Internet during its transmission. Accordingly, any information you transmit in this manner will be sent at your own risk. We recommend that you do not provide us with confidential information via the Online Services unless you accept the risk that the information may be lost, corrupted, or disclosed to third parties during its transmission.
These Terms are governed by the laws of Western Australia.
We may terminate or restrict your access to any of our Online Services at any time without notice. We may modify, suspend or cancel any of the Online Services at any time.
If any of these Terms are held to be invalid, unenforceable or illegal for any reason, the remaining Terms will continue to apply.
Generally, advertising on the site appears only in banner spots on the perimeter of the site. On occasion, an advertised logo or link may appear within the main contents page; in this case it will be clearly recognisable as ad content.
Any content which is part of an advertisement including advertising banners, logos and hyperlinks are clearly marked by "advertisement" or "ad" appearing above (or where impractical, below) them.
HealthEngine does not endorse the content of ads and there are limitations to the types of ads which may be included on the website. Advertising sponsors have no influence over the editorial content on the website. The final decision of editorial content is made by HealthEngine's Medical Director.
Advertisements which will not be accepted for use on the site include those that promote:
- unhealthy messages (e.g. fast food, gambling, alcohol);
- unconventional medicine;
- do not comply with relevant legislation including Medicines Australia guidelines;
- adult material;
- discriminatory messages; or otherwise contradict HealthEngine's ethos.