This disclaimer should be read in its entirety. The information available through www.centreforpallcare.org (this site) is not a substitute for independent and personal professional medical advice. This site contains information, data, documents, policies, procedures, guidelines, images and general material prepared by Centre for Palliative Care (CPC). CPC wishes to make available the information to better inform the community. In particular, the linked information and reference materials are intended solely for the information of the user. CPC does not accept any liability for any injury, loss or damage incurred by use of or reliance on the information.
St Vincent's Hospital & the Centre for Palliative Care is endorsed by the ATO as a Deductible Gift Recipient.
Donations over A$2.00 are fully tax deductible but are not refundable. A Tax Deductible Receipt will automatically be emailed for all donations over AUD$2.00 provided that a valid email address is supplied.
Information Subject to Change
Any information on this web site may include technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. Furthermore, the information may change from time to time without any notice. Whilst the information is considered to be true and correct at the date of publication, changes in circumstances after the time of publication may impact on the accuracy of the information. CPC is not and will not be, in any way, liable for the accuracy of any information printed and stored or in any way interpreted and used by a user.
To the extent permitted by law, this web site and the information and services provided on this web site, are provided on an "as is", "as available" basis without warranties of any kind, express or implied, including, but not limited to, those of TITLE, MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE or NON-INFRINGEMENT or any warranty arising from a course of dealing, usage, or trade practice. No oral advice or written information provided by CPC or its employees shall create a warranty; nor should visitors to the site rely on any such information or advice.
Disclaimer of Liability
The user assumes all responsibility and risk for the use of this web site and the information and services provided on this web site, and the Internet generally. Under no circumstances, including negligence, shall CPC or its employees or anyone else involved in creating or maintaining this web site be liable for any DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL or CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, LOST PROFITS, REVENUE, DATA, GOODWILL, BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY OR BARGAIN, that result from the use or inability to use the web site and/or any other web sites which are linked to this site, or the information and services provided on the web site. Nor shall CPC or its employees be liable for any such damages including, but not limited to, reliance by a visitor on any information obtained via the web site; or that result from mistakes, omissions, interruptions, deletion of files, viruses, errors, defects, or any failure of performance, communications failure, theft, destruction or unauthorised access. In states which do not allow some or all of the above limitations of liability, liability shall be limited to the greatest extent allowed by law.
Users of this web site agree to use the web site only for lawful purposes and are prohibited from posting on the web site any unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory or obscene material of any kind, including, but not limited to, any material which encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offence, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any applicable local, state, national or international law. This applies to any posting that could be termed as Sexual Harassment and/or Discrimination.
Disclaimer of Endorsement
Reference to any products, services, hypertext link to the third parties or other information by trade name, trade mark, supplier or otherwise does not constitute or imply its endorsement, sponsorship or recommendation by CPC or its employees. Nor is an endorsement of CPC or its employees implied by such links.
Links and Articles within this Site
CPC has collected and provides through this website, links or other material. These links and material express a range of views on issues of medical or social significance and their support networks. CPC does not adopt or promote the views expressed in these links and materials. Rather, CPC provides them to assist in promoting discussion of the issues.
Before relying on the views expressed in the links and material to adopt a treatment or pattern of behaviour, specialised medical advice should be obtained that is specific to the circumstances.
Internet Usage Risks
Users should be aware that the World Wide Web is an insecure public network that gives rise to a potential risk that a user's transactions are being viewed, intercepted or modified by third parties or that files which the user downloads may contain computer viruses or other defects. CPC accepts no liability for any interference with or damage to a user's computer system, software or data occurring in connection with this web site. Users are encouraged to take appropriate and adequate precautions to ensure that whatever is selected from this site is free of viruses or other contamination that may interfere with or damage the user's computer system, software or data.
Restrictions on Use
The information on this web site is protected by copyright. Excepted as expressly permitted by CPC, the user must not reproduce, publish, adapt or communicate the information on this web site to the public. CPC authorises the user to make a copy of the information on this web site for personal use only.
Please note that all monies donated to Centre for Palliative Care Limited are used charitably at the discretion of the CPC Board of Directors. The wishes of donors are, wherever possible, taken into account by the Board when allocating available funds.
Centre for Palliative Care will provide a refund in the following circumstances:
On any CPC branded merchandise purchased at a hosted CPC event (Event), providing the item purchased is returned in its present condition within fourteen (14) days of purchase;
On any CPC branded merchandise purchased at an event not hosted by CPC or from a registered 3rd party seller of CPC merchandise, providing the item purchased is returned to CPC in its present condition within fourteen (14) days of purchase;
A confirmation letter and tax deductible receipt will be posted or emailed within 72 hours of receipt of payment.
Cancellations of tickets occurring less than seven (7) days prior to an event will incur a 10% administration fee.
Cancellations made less than 72 hours prior to an event will forfeit full payment. Substitutes can be made at any time.
CPC will not provide a refund in the following circumstances:
The monies received is by way of a donation, unless that donation is made in error and CPC is advised, in writing, within 24 hours of the error being made;
The payment to CPC is made for any auction item, silent auction item or raffle ticket at an CPC run Event;
All payments made at events not hosted by CPC, but where the proceeds are subsequently donated to CPC.
All transactions are in Australian Dollars (AUD$).
Centre for Palliative Care uses the latest 128-bit SSL (secure sockets layer) encryption technology. 128-bit SSL encryption is the current industry standard.
Credit Card Fraud
Most banks and card issuers either cover all the charges that result from unauthorised use of your credit card, or may limit your liability to $50.00. In the unlikely event of unauthorised use of your credit card, you must notify your card provider in accordance with its reporting rules and procedures.