Terms of Use

These Terms of Use apply to the website at www.hepatologyassociation.com.au, which is operated by the Australasian Hepatology Association.

In these Terms of Use, and in our Privacy Statement, the words ‘we’, ‘us’ and ‘our’ refer to the Australasian Hepatology Association (AHA) and the words ‘you’ and ‘your’ refer to the person using this site.

Your use of this website is governed by the following Terms & Conditions. If you do not agree with all these Terms and Conditions, please exit the website now. By using this website you agree to comply with, and be bound by, these Terms and Conditions.

Content on this Website

The content of this Website is provided for general information purposes only. The Website content has been compiled from a variety of sources including material generally available on the public record, reputable specialist sources and original contributions.

The information on this Website is made available on the basis that all persons accessing the Website assume responsibility for assessing the relevance and accuracy of its content. The AHA makes no statements, representations or warranties as to the accuracy or completeness of the content of this Website.

In particular, the AHA does not represent or warrant that any information, dataset or data on this Website is accurate, authentic or complete, or suitable for your needs. Changes in circumstances after the time of publication may impact the accuracy of datasets and their contents.

The AHA recommends that you exercise your own skill and care with respect to your use of this Website and carefully evaluate the accuracy, currency, completeness and relevance of all information on this Website for your purposes, including datasets and data.

Information contained on this Website does not contain professional advice, and is not a substitute for you obtaining independent professional advice that is relevant to your individual circumstances and it is not intended to be used to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

You understand and agree that the AHA has not taken into account your specific circumstances and that your use of this information is solely at your own risk.

Downloadable documents

Where stated on the Website, the AHA allows you to download particular material from the Website. By downloading material from this Website, you agree to:

  1. comply with the terms of our Copyright Statement; and
  2. conduct such virus scanning and other checks as may be necessary to ensure that the downloaded material will not corrupt or damage your property (including damage to software, hardware or data) or that of any other person; and
  3. bring these Terms of Use (including the Copyright Statement) to the attention of any other person to whom you provide the downloaded material.

Linked Sites

This Website contains links to external websites (Linked Sites). Examples of Linked Sites which you can access via the AHA website may include, without limitation, social-networking services (eg. Facebook), wikis (eg. Wikipedia), blogs, micro-blogs (eg. Twitter), video-sharing websites (eg. YouTube) and web feed services (eg. RSS feeds).

The AHA has no control over and assumes no responsibility or liability for the condition or content, or the operation or function of any service or facility offered on any Linked Site.

It is the responsibility of the user to make their own decisions about the accuracy, currency, reliability and correctness of information contained in Linked Sites. A link to an external website is not an endorsement of any content, product and/or service on the Linked Site.


When you access this Website, the AHA may collect personal information about you. If you have any questions in relation to the treatment of your personal information or would like access to your personal information, please refer to our Privacy Statement.


To the maximum extent permitted by law, the AHA accepts no liability whatsoever to any person arising from, or connected to, the use of or reliance on any information (including any dataset or data), advice, service or facility provided or referred to on this Website or any Linked Site.

The AHA and its employees and agents are not liable (whether based on contract, tort, negligence, strict liability or otherwise) for any direct, indirect, punitive, incidental or consequential damages or any damages whatsoever including, without limitation:

  1. damages for loss of use of data, loss of data, loss of profits, loss of revenue, indirect or consequential loss or damage, incurred by or awarded against you or any other person arising out of or in any way connected with the use or performance of the material, this Website or any Linked Site;
  2. any cost, loss, liability or expense arising from death, personal injury or damage to property (including damage to your software, hardware or data) resulting directly or indirectly from your access to or use of the material on this Website or any Linked Site.

Additional terms

The AHA may, from time to time, administer competitions, challenges, and online surveys or conduct other activities via this Website. Additional terms and conditions may apply to those activities.


This Website may be accessed throughout Australia and overseas. The AHA makes no representation that the content of this Website complies with the laws (including intellectual property laws) of any country outside Australia. If you access this Website from outside Australia, you do so at your own risk and you are responsible for ensuring compliance with all laws in the place where you are located.

From time to time this website may also include links to other websites. These links are provided for your convenience to provide further information. They do not signify that we endorse the website(s). We have no responsibility for the content of the linked website(s).

Copyright and trademarks

Your use of this website and any dispute arising out of such use of the website is subject to the laws of Australia.

Copyright in all information and other materials on this website (including information and its arrangement) is owned by the AHA. All rights are reserved. Except as permitted under applicable laws, no part of this website may be reproduced, adapted, distributed, displayed, transmitted or otherwise exploited for any commercial purpose without the express written consent of the AHA. You may imprint, copy, download or temporarily store extracts from this website for your personal information or when you use AHA products and services. You must not alter anything. In particular you may not use a part of this website on any other website, or link any other website to this website, without the express written consent of the AHA.

Nothing contained on this website should be construed as granting any licence or right of use of any trademark displayed on the website without the express written consent of the AHA.

Legal Disclaimer for Online Medical Advice

This site is not designed to and does not provide medical advice, professional diagnosis, opinion, treatment or services to you or to any other individual. Through this site and linkages to other sites, the AHA provides general information for educational purposes only. The information provided in this site, or through linkages to other sites, is not a substitute for medical or professional care, and you should not use the information in place of a visit, call consultation or the advice of your physician or other healthcare provider. The AHA is not liable or responsible for any advice, course of treatment, diagnosis or any other information, services or product you obtain through this site.


If you believe you have any other health problem, or if you have any questions regarding your health or a medical condition, you should promptly consult your physician or other healthcare provider. Never disregard medical or professional advice, or delay seeking it, because of something you read on this site or a linked website. Never rely on information on this website in place of seeking professional medical advice. You should also ask your physician or other healthcare provider to assist you in interpreting any information in this Site or in the linked websites, or in applying the information to your individual case.

Health and medical information changes constantly. Therefore the information on this website or on the linked websites should not be considered current, complete or exhaustive, nor should you rely on such information to recommend a course of treatment for you or any other individual. Reliance on any information provided on this website or any linked websites is solely at your own risk.

The AHA does not recommend or endorse any specific tests, products, procedures, opinions or other information that may be provided on the linked websites. The linked websites may contain text, graphics, images or information that you find offensive (e.g., sexually explicit). The AHA has no control over and accepts no responsibility for such materials.