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Legal Statements are provided to give you all the information that you require about this website regarding acknowledgements, terms of use, copyright, disclaimer and accessibility.

Terms of Use Reference

This Site is provided to the user (you) by the Queen Elizabeth II Medical Centre Trust (ABN 36 035 866 252) and its duly appointed delegates (we or us).

The use of this Site, including any of the content or materials on it, is governed by these Terms of Use. In addition to these terms, there may also be additional terms that govern your use or sections of this Site in which case those specific terms will apply to your activities at those locations. Your use of this Site signifies your acknowledgement and acceptance of these Terms of Use.

If you do not agree to these Terms of Use, you may not access or use the Site and must immediately disconnect from it.

You acknowledge and agree that, subject to applicable laws, we may modify these Terms of Use at any time.

Data

When you access this Site, the following information (Site Data) will be automatically recorded by this Site’s web server for statistical and system administration purposes only:

  • your server address;
  • your top level domain name (e.g. .com, .au, .gov);
  • the date and the time of your visit to the Site;
  • the pages you accessed and downloaded;
  • the address of the last site you visited;
  • your operating system;
  • the type of browser you are using.

We will not attempt to identify individuals from the Site Data unless that is necessary to investigate a breach of law or regulation.

In the unlikely event of an investigation, a law enforcement agency or other government agency may exercise its legal authority to inspect the Site Data.

We will manage any personal information that we collect through our website in accordance with our Privacy Policy, which you can access here: [insert URL].

Disclaimer

Limitation of liability

While we will use reasonable care and skill in operating the Site, we cannot promise that the Site will always be available and free of faults or errors.

To the fullest extent permissible at law we exclude:

  • all conditions, representations, warranties and statutory guarantees, whether express or implied, in relation to the Site; and
  • any liability (whether in contract, tort (including negligence), or otherwise) for any indirect or consequential loss, damage or expense incurred by you or any other user in connection with the Site.

You release and hold harmless us and each of our officers, employees, agents, agencies, instrumentalities, contractors, successors, assigns and others acting under its control from any and all liability, loss, damage, charge, expense or cost (including all reasonable legal and other professional costs on a full indemnity basis) of any nature or kind arising:

  • from your use of the Site;
  • as a result of any information being incorrect; and
  • from your breach of these Terms of Use.
Information and content

The information provided is correct to the best of our knowledge, but no warranty as to accuracy is given and each person or organisation should not act on the basis of its contents without taking appropriate independent advice.

The information and materials on this Site are made available on the understanding that they do not constitute professional or expert advice.

Health and medical information disclaimer

The information provided on this Site is provided for information purposes only. If you are a patient using this Site, you should seek assistance from a health care professional when interpreting these materials and applying them to your individual circumstances.

If you have any concerns about your health, consult your general practitioner. Information provided on this Site does not imply endorsement of third-party services or products and cannot provide you with health and medical advice.

Links to other websites

The Site may contain links to other websites operated by third parties who are not associated with us (Third Party Sites).

Links to Third Party Sites are inserted for your convenience and do not constitute endorsement of material at those sites, or any associated organisation, product or service. You are responsible for making decisions about the relevance or accuracy, currency and reliability of information found on Third Party Sites. We are not responsible for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.

Viruses

You are responsible for ensuring the security of the systems and devices that you use to access the Site, including through use of appropriate virus-checking and other security software.

We do not represent or warrant that any files obtained from or through this Site are free from computer viruses or other defects. We and each of our officers, employees, agents, agencies, instrumentalities, contractors, successors, assigns and others acting under its control accept no liability for the presence of computer viruses or other defects.

Acknowledgement of Country

We acknowledge the traditional custodians throughout Western Australia and their continuing connection to the land, waters and community. We pay our respects to all members of the Aboriginal communities and their cultures; and to Elders both past and present.

Intellectual Property

All the intellectual property rights in and to the Site including any materials, online graphics, audio and video belong to us unless otherwise indicated.

Apart from any fair dealing for the purposes of private study, research, criticism or review, as permitted under the provisions of the Copyright Act 1968 (Cth), no part of the Site may be reproduced or re-used for any purposes whatsoever without our written permission.

You may link to this Site, but permission is restricted to making a link without any alteration of the Site’s contents. Permission is not granted to reproduce, frame or reformat the files, pages, images, information and materials from this Site.

Links to this Site must not be associated with any content that:

  • in any way negatively portrays us; or
  • is defamatory, offensive, abusive, harassing, indecent, menacing, unwanted or otherwise unlawful or unauthorised.

We cannot and do not grant any permission or authority in respect of the copyright in any materials appearing at Third Party Sites . We strongly recommend that you refer to the copyright statements at those Third Party Sites before making use of any materials on those sites.

General

These terms of use are governed by the law in force in Western Australia. Each party submits to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Western Australia.

Contact

Your enquires with respect to these Terms of Use may be directed to:

QEII Medical Centre Trust
Hospital Ave
NEDLANDS  WA  6009
Ph: (08) 6457 6016
Email: qeiimctrust@health.wa.gov.au

The website currently meets the Website Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 for a AA conformance level.

The Disability Services Act 1993 aims to ensure that online information and services are accessible by people with disabilities. This website has been designed to meet the Australian Government standards, including those that relate to access for people with disabilities.The QEIIMC Trust recognises that achieving a truly accessible service is a continuing journey for all websites. So, we encourage feedback on ways to improve the design that ensures an effective and end user experience for all. This website is optimised and best viewed at a screen resolution 1024 x 768 pixels, however every attempt has been made to allow the site to be viewed at various resolutions and by various web browsers. For people with sight difficulties, you may choose to increase the font size using the buttons on the right of each page. For those not fluent in English language, a Google translator bar has been included on this website for your convenience. The QEIIMC Trust takes no responsibility for any misunderstandings or misinterpretations that result from providing this service. If there is information that you require and it is in a format you cannot access, or if you experience any other accessibility difficulties, please contact us.

Supported Browsers

The QEIIMC officially supports the following web browsers for browsing the Authority’s web site:
• Internet Explorer Version 5.5 or higher (Windows).
• Mozilla Firefox 1. or higher (Windows, Mac, Unix).
• Safari 1.3 or higher (Mac).

Increase Text Size on Web Pages

You can increase the text size of the pages compromising the QEIIMC Trust’s web site by following the instructions for your browser below:

Internet Explorer
On your keyboard, hold the “Ctrl” key then press the “Plus sign” (i.e. +) key.

Firefox

From the browser top menu: Select, View > Text Size > Increase.

Safari
On your keyboard, hold the “Command” key then press the “Plus sign” (i.e. +) key.

Viewing Documents

Document based information published on the QEIIMC Trust’s web site is primarily made available in PDF (Portable Document Format) files. In order to read PDF files you will require the free Adobe Reader software package, which is available to download from the Adobe web site at
www.adobe.com/products/reader/.

The management of the QEIIMC involves the work of many individuals and the QEIIMC Trust recognises their dedication to improve the services to patients, visitors, staff and students.

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SMOKE FREE QEIIMC

The Queen Elizabeth II Medical Centre (QEIIMC) is a smoke-free environment and aims to encourage healthier lifestyle choices for its visitors, patients, staff and the wider community who share the QEIIMC premises and facilities.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF COUNTRY

We wish to acknowledge the custodians of this land, the Wadjuk (Perth region) people of the Nyoongar nation and their Elders past, present and future. The QEIIMC acknowledges and respects their continuing culture and the contribution they make to the life of this city and this region.

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