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Although we have attempted to ensure the information published on the CareSearch training site is as accurate and complete as possible, such Information may change from time to time.

Please note that not all modules have content that has been developed by the CareSearch Project staff. Some modules have been produced by authors employed by other organisations and involved what other projects.  Module authors are responsible for the content of their modules. The module author is indicated on the module itself.  

In addition, the Information is necessarily of a general nature, and health professionals should use their best clinical judgement in the way in which it is used.  Individuals should seek professional medical care and advice as required.

To the maximum extent permitted by law, we make no warranties, expressed or implied, regarding errors or omissions in the Information.  We assume no liability or responsibility for loss or damage resulting from the use of Information.  All access to and use of the Information is at the risk of the user.

The CareSearch training site and the modules offered on this site may provide links to a number of other websites.  The inclusion of these links does not mean that they or their information, products, or services are endorsed or recommended by us.   We do not exercise any control over the content on these websites, and you are subject to that website's privacy policy when you leave our website.  We do not endorse, and will not be liable for the content or use of adapted products that are incorporated on other websites.   We are not responsible for the use of a link where a commercial charge applies.  Individual users are responsible for any charges that their use may incur.

We are not influenced by sponsorship, and express advertising or implied endorsement for any commercial products or services is strictly prohibited.  Reference on our website to any specific commercial products, process, service, manufacturer, company, or trademark does not constitute its endorsement or recommendation by us.

Privacy

The Privacy Act 1988 and the National Privacy Principles generally apply to the private sector and all health service providers.  We support and endorse the Act and the National Privacy Principles. 

Notwithstanding this, you should be aware that there are inherent risks associated with the use of the Internet for the transmission of personal or private information.  We disclaim any liability for such risks to the extent that they are outside of our reasonable control.

Your email address and personal details will only be used by us for the purpose for which you have provided it.  Your email address will not be added to any mailing lists without your permission.  We will not give anyone else your email address or any other personal details provided by you, unless you consent to this in writing, or we are required to do so by law.

When you visit the site, some or all of the following information about your visit may be automatically logged:
•    The name or number which uniquely identifies the computer making the connection to this website (IP address)
•    The address of the referring website
•    The date and time of your visit
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•    The type of browser you used

No attempt will be made to identify individual users or their browsing activities except where required by law.

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Copyright

The Information authored by or on behalf of us and published on the CareSearch training website is subject to all our intellectual property rights arising under law and statute, including the Copyright Act 1968.  Permission is given for users to view, print and use the Information via the Internet and in electronic form, provided that it is for personal, domestic or genuine research purposes only.  We do not give permission for any use of the Information for commercial purposes. 

No Information authored by or on behalf of us may be copied, modified or reproduced in any way without our written permission.

Training Materials and Forums

On-line training materials can be of value to Australian palliative care practitioners, but such materials are not intended to replace formal education and training.  Use of online training materials should not be considered as a qualification in palliative care or associated disciplines.  No formal accreditation is offered via our website.

We use reasonable endeavours to review the source of the materials and to assess the credibility and qualifications of the author or organisation involved.

General

This website is authorised by Associate Professor Jennifer Tieman, Palliative & Supportive Services, at Flinders University.  Editorial control is exercised by the Knowledge Network Management Group, details of which can be found in the "About Us" page or by clicking on the link.

Please e-mail any questions or concerns to the website administrator at: caresearch@flinders.edu.au