This Website is not a substitute for personal professional medical advice.
Online Service Agreement
(“this Website”) is an online medical database and communications service
produced by the Online Service Group NZ Limited (“Online Services”). It is
provided free to you subject to your agreement with all of the terms and
conditions offered below. Please read this Agreement carefully before accessing
or using this Website. By using this Website, you agree to be bound by all of
the terms and conditions below, which are intended to be fully effective and
binding between this Website/Online Services and its users.
ALTHOUGH WE MAKE EVERY EFFORT TO KEEP OUR INFORMATION ACCURATE AND UP-TO-DATE,
THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS WEBSITE IS NOT INTENDED AND MUST NOT BE TAKEN
TO BE THE PROVISION OR PRACTICE OF MEDICAL ADVICE OR SERVICES NOR A SUBSTITUTE
FOR MEDICAL ADVICE, DIAGNOSIS OR TREATMENT. IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS, CONCERNS
ABOUT YOUR HEALTH OR TREATMENT OR WOULD LIKE MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT YOUR
DOCTOR. ALWAYS SEE YOUR DOCTOR OR OTHER QUALIFIED HEALTH PROFESSIONAL BEFORE
STARTING OR CHANGING ANY TREATMENT.
When you use this Website, you understand that:
This Website and Online Services do not operate, control or endorse any
information, products or services on the Internet, including this Website, in
Although the Internet and this Website are world-wide, different countries have
different laws concerning the use and availability of pharmaceutical drugs. The
information contained on this Website complies with New Zealand Health
Regulations and has been compiled without reference to cultural, dietary,
societal, language, prescribing or dispensing conditions other than those of
New Zealand which might affect the information provided. Because of these
differences, drugs found on this New Zealand based Website may not be available
in other countries.
This Website and Online Services do not warrant the accuracy, completeness or
correctness, timeliness, or usefulness of any opinions, advice, services,
merchandise or other information provided through the service or on the
Internet generally and neither will this Website nor Online Services be liable
to you or anyone else for any decision made or action taken by you or anyone
else in reliance upon the information provided through this Website. This
Website and Online Services do not independently verify the information
available through this Website. Information on this Website is general in
nature and intended as an educational aid. It is provided on a best endeavours
basis by experienced doctors.
In no event shall this Website nor Online Services be liable for any direct,
indirect, incidental, consequential, special, exemplary, punitive, or any other
monetary or other damages, fees, fines, penalties, or liabilities arising out
of or relating in any way to this service, or sites accessed through this
service, and/or content or information provided herein. Your sole and exclusive
remedy for dissatisfaction with the service is to stop using the service.
You also understand that this Agreement is entered into and performed in the
Sovereign State of New Zealand, and is governed by and shall be construed in
all respects under the laws of New Zealand, exclusive of its choice of law or
conflict of laws provisions. In any claim or action directly or indirectly
arising under this Agreement or related to this Website, each party irrevocably
submits to the exclusive personal jurisdiction of the High Court of New Zealand
and each party waives any jurisdictional, venue, or inconvenient forum
objections to such court. If any of the provisions of this Agreement are held
by a court or other tribunal of competent jurisdiction not to be enforceable,
then such provisions shall be limited or eliminated to the minimum extent
necessary so that this Agreement shall otherwise remain in full force and
This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the parties pertaining
to its subject matter. It may not be modified except as described elsewhere in
this Agreement. Anything in the Website inconsistent with or conflicting with
the terms of this Agreement is superseded by the terms of this Agreement.
The materials on this Website are copyrighted and may be downloaded and/or
reprinted unaltered for personal use only save that practising doctors may
reprint or use the material unaltered for their patients if they wish.
Otherwise, permission to reprint or electronically reproduce any document or
graphic in whole or in part for any reason is expressly prohibited, unless
prior written consent is obtained from the respective copyright holder(s).
Neither this Website nor Online Services can and do not guarantee or warrant
that files available for downloading from this Website will be free of
infection or viruses, worms, Trojan horses or other code that manifest
contaminating or destructive properties. You as user are responsible for
implementing sufficient procedures and checkpoints to satisfy your particular
requirements for accuracy of data input and output, and for maintaining a means
external to this Website for the reconstruction of any lost data. Neither this
Website nor Online Services assume any responsibility or risk for your use of
This Website contains links to other Internet Sites. These have been chosen on
a best endeavours basis for your assistance. Neither this Website nor Online
Services take any responsibility whatsoever or accept any liability for the
information contained on them.
If you are using our services in your personal capacity and the Consumer
Guarantees Act 1993 is applicable then the exclusions of liability set out
above to the extent that they are prohibited by the Consumer Guarantees Act
1993 do not apply to you.