By visiting and using this website (“Site”) established by the Department of Health, including any of the content or information it contains, the following terms and conditions apply. In using this Site you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions.
These terms and conditions apply to information which is presently available on this Site and to information which will become available on this Site in the future.
All advice and information on this Site is given in good faith and is based on sources believed to be reliable and accurate at the time of release on the Site. The State of Western Australia, the Department of Health WA and their respective officers, employees and agents (“the Relevant Persons”) do not accept legal liability or responsibility for the content of the advice or information or any consequences arising from its use.
A change in circumstances after a document is placed on the Site may impact on the accuracy of the information. As well as this, materials may be maliciously vandalised. The Relevant Persons cannot ensure the accuracy of any information or advice contained after publication on the Site.
The material on this Site may reflect the views or recommendations of third parties, which do not necessarily reflect the views of the Relevant Persons, nor indicate a commitment to a particular course of action.
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.
This Site provides links to other websites as a service. Providing a link to another website does not constitute the Relevant Persons’ endorsement or approval of the website, its owners or operators, or any information, products or services offered on the website.
The Relevant Persons have no control over the content of material accessible on any sites that are cross-referenced. It is the responsibility of the user to make their own decisions about the relevance or accuracy, currency and reliability of information found on those sites. The Relevant Persons cannot guarantee that these links will work all of the time and has no control over the availability of the linked pages.
When you access this Site, a record of your visit will be kept. The logged information will only be used for statistical purposes.
Information provided via online forms may be stored in databases. Your information will only be used for the purpose for which it was provided.
Your e-mail address will be recorded if you send a message. Your e-mail address will only be used for the purpose for which you have provided it and it will not be added to a mailing list or used for any other purpose without your consent.
In addition to web server logs, the Department also uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ('Google'). Reports obtained from Google Analytics are used to help improve the Department's website.
Google Analytics uses 'cookies' to help analyse how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States.
Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of our website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.
The Department of Health WA’s materials, including Internet pages, documents and on-line graphics, audio and video, are protected by copyright law. Copyright of the Department of Health WA’s materials belongs to the State of Western Australia. 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, no part may be reproduced or re-used for any commercial purposes whatsoever without written permission of the State of Western Australia. Please acknowledge the Department of Health WA when reproducing or quoting material from this site.
The Relevant Persons do not represent or warrant that any files obtained from or through this Site are free from computer viruses or other defects. The Relevant Persons accept no liability for the presence of computer viruses or other defects.