Terms of Use

These Terms of Use apply to the use of the Mid North Coast Local Health District website and/or Staff Hub (the Site), including the use of the information offered on this Site. In using this Site, you agree to be bound by these Terms of Use.

If you do not accept these Terms of Use, you must refrain from using the Site. These Terms of Use must be read in conjunction with any other applicable terms and warnings governing the use of this Site.

We may modify this agreement at any time, and such modifications will become effective immediately upon posting the modified Terms of Use on the Site. Any use of the Site by you after any such modified Terms of Use have been posted will be deemed acceptance by you of those modified Terms of Use.

In these Terms of Use, the expressions weus and our are a reference to the Mid North Coast Local Health District.

You must not access or use this Site for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms of Use.

You must take your own precautions to ensure that the process which you employ for accessing this Site does not expose you to the risk of viruses, malicious computer code or other forms of interference which may damage your own computer system. Except as required by law, we do not accept responsibility for any interference or damage to your own computer system which arises in connection with your use of this Site or any Linked Site.

Staff Hub users only: The Staff Hub may only be used and accessed by individuals who have been authorised by us to do so. You must use your unique login and password details to access individual links and you must not disclose your login and password details to any person.

We reserve the right to terminate your ability to access this Site if you breach these Terms of Use.

The content on the Site may not have been reviewed and therefore should not be relied upon without you verifying the information independently.

This Site contains links to other websites (Linked Sites). Those links are provided for convenience only and may not remain current or be maintained. We are not responsible for the content or privacy practices associated with Linked Sites.

Our links with Linked Sites should not be construed as an endorsement, approval, affiliation with or recommendation by us of the owners or operators of those Linked Sites, or of any information, graphics, materials, products or services referred to or contained on those Linked Sites, unless and to the extent stipulated to the contrary.

The information provided on this Site is for information purposes only and does not constitute medical advice. You should make your own enquiries and seek independent advice from relevant industry professionals before acting or relying on any information or material which is made available to you pursuant to the Site or any Linked Sites. If you are a patient using this Site, you should seek assistance from a qualified health care professional when using any materials on this Site. Clinicians are cautioned to use their professional expertise and experience and to seek additional clinical support and guidance.

The information contained on this Site, including any links to Linked Sites, is provided by us in good faith on an “as is” basis and all users must verify the information independently before using the information in a clinical setting. Except for any warranties that are implied by law, we do not make any representation or warranty that the information contained on the Site is reliable, accurate or complete or that your access to that information will be uninterrupted, timely or secure.

Responsibility for the content of advertisements appearing on this Site (including hyperlinks to advertisers’ own sites) rests solely with the advertisers. The placement of such advertisements does not constitute a recommendation or endorsement by us of the advertisers’ products and each advertiser is solely responsible for any representations made in connection with its advertisement.

You may provide a link from your website to the Site (a Link) only on the following terms: The Link must not create an impression that you, or your products, services or website, are approved by or affiliated with us or the State of New South Wales. You must immediately remove any Link at our direction. You must not charge for access to the Site or otherwise represent that there is any charge associated with accessing the Site. The Link must not appear in any part of your website that requires a fee, payment or subscription. The url [https://mnclhd.health.nsw.gov.au/] must appear in the text for the Link.

This disclaimer set out in these Terms of Use does not attempt or purport to exclude liability arising under statute if, and to the extent, such liability cannot be lawfully excluded.

Except as required by law, we do not accept responsibility for any loss or damage, however caused (including through negligence), which you may directly or indirectly suffer in connection with or arising from your use of this Site or any Linked Site or your use of or reliance on information contained on or accessed through this Site.

To the extent permitted by law, any condition or warranty which would otherwise be implied into these Terms of Use is hereby excluded.

You indemnify us and our respective officers, employees and agents against all actions, claims and demands (including the cost of defending or settling any action, claim or demand) which may be instituted against us arising out of a failure by you to comply with these Terms of Use.

Copyright in this Site (including text, graphics, logos, icons, sound recordings and software) is owned or licensed by us. Information procured from a third party may be the subject of copyright owned by that third party. Other than for the purposes of, and subject to the conditions prescribed under, the Copyright Act 1968 (Cth) and similar legislation which applies in your location, and except as expressly authorised by these Terms of Use, you may not in any form or by any means:

  • adapt, reproduce, store, distribute, print, display, perform, publish or create derivative works from any part of this Site or from any information obtained from this Site, including in association with any Link; or
  • commercialise any information, products or services obtained from any part of this Site,

without our written permission or, in the case of third party material, from the owner of the copyright in that material. You must not use any content from the Site in a manner that suggests that you are approved by or affiliated with us or the State of New South Wales.

This Site includes trade marks owned by us (or our licensors).

You must not use any of our trade marks:

  • in or as the whole or part of your own trade marks or business name or company name;
  • in connection with activities, products or services which are not ours;
  • in a manner which may be confusing, misleading or deceptive;
  • in a manner that disparages us or our information or services (including this Site).

You must not authorise or assist any person to do any of the acts specified above.

Unless we agree otherwise in writing, you are provided with access to this Site only for your personal use. Without limiting the foregoing, you may not without our written permission on‑sell information obtained from this Site.

Your use of the Site is subject to the terms of our privacy policy.

Our website does not host any form of advertisement.

Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed as totally secure. Whilst we strive to protect such information, we do not warrant and cannot ensure the security of any information which you transmit to us. Accordingly, any information which you transmit to us is transmitted at your own risk. Nevertheless, once we receive your transmission, we will take reasonable steps to preserve the security of such information.

Access to this Site may be terminated at any time by us without notice. These Terms of Use will nevertheless survive any such termination.

These Terms of Use are governed by the laws in force in New South Wales, Australia. You agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of that jurisdiction.

We accept no liability for any failure to comply with these Terms of Use where such failure is due to circumstance beyond our reasonable control.

If we waive any rights available to us under these Terms of Use on one occasion, this does not mean that those rights will automatically be waived on any other occasion.

If any of these Terms of Use are held to be invalid, unenforceable or illegal for any reason, the remaining Terms of Use shall nevertheless continue in full force.

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