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Website and Resources Disclaimer

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Terms of Use
Information is routinely produced by SHFPACT for the purpose of disseminating health information free of charge for the benefit of the public.  It is not a substitute for independent professional and/or medical advice.  Nothing contained in this website or the documents you can download is intended to be used as medical advice and it is not intended to be used to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease, nor should it be used for therapeutic purposes or as a substitute for your own health professional’s advice.  SHFPACT does not accept any liability for any injury, loss or damage incurred by use of or reliance on the information and recommends that the recipient contact SHFPACT or their medical practitioner directly for further, more specific, information.

Reproducing SHFPACT Materials
All material on this website, unless indicated otherwise, is subject to copyright and may not be reproduced for commercial purposes without the prior consent of Sexual Health & Family Planning ACT. Please contact us if you would like to use our information in a professional capacity. In most cases, we will grant free permission for the use of information produced by SHFPACT for educational purposes if SHFPACT is acknowledged as the source of the information.

Copyrighted Images & Other Materials

This website uses images and web technologies obtained in good faith as being 'freeware', 'open source' and 'royalty free'. SHFPACT takes copyright infringement seriously and exercises caution & discretion in sourcing materials for this website. If you believe that your copyrighted material is being infringed on this website, please contact us and include the URL of the page containing the item(s) in question and we will endeavour to remove any such items in a reasonable timeframe, where necessary.

Links to third party websites
In the interests of young people’s access to information and services to support health and wellbeing, this website provides links to health information and health services offered by third party organisations. Wherever possible, this website links to ACT or Canberra region services. SHFPACT makes not any warranty regarding the currency of information on third party websites, and will advise third party publishers of factual errors that come to its attention. Information on many third party websites may be intended for a wide general public audience, or for the needs of specific audiences, in relation to sexual health. Not all material in third party websites may be age or developmentally appropriate for children or young people. Not all content on third party websites is intended for students or use in schools. SHFPACT does not accept any liability for any injury, loss or damage incurred by use of or reliance on the information and recommends that the user contact the publisher of third party websites directly to advise incorrect information.