Disclaimer and Copyright
The Australian and New Zealand Obesity Society also known as “ANZOS” is an organisation dedicated to the study and management of obesity.
Where the terms “we”, “our” “us” are used they are referring to the Australian and New Zealand Obesity society (ANZOS) as a whole and are not the reflection of any particular individual.
Material on the Website
The information and resources on the ANZOS website are of a general nature only and are not intended to be used as a substitute for professional health advice. For a specific health problem, consult your doctor.
All access to, and use of, the information is at the user's risk.
Material may be updated or amended from time to time without any notification to you. While ANZOS endeavours to keep the information on this website accurate and up to date, we cannot guarantee that the website contains the latest or most accurate information, products or research. Where we have included Materials provided by others, research, individual stories or links to other sites, the views expressed therein are not necessarily those of ANZOS.
ANZOS accepts no responsibility for the results of any actions taken on the basis of information on this Internet site.
The Internet is not a secure medium and communications to and from this website may be intercepted or altered in transit. ANZOS does not warrant that the website is free from anything which may damage any computer which accesses the website or data on such computer
Copyright and Moral Rights
This website is maintained by the Australian and New Zealand Obesity Society (ANZOS). Unless otherwise indicated, we reserve all copyright in the content and design of this website. ANZOS owns all such copyright or uses it under licence or applicable law.
The Material contained on this website is intended for personal use only. You may make a temporary copy of part or all of this website on your local computer for the sole purpose of viewing it, and print a single hard copy of a whole page of this website for personal use, provided that any copyright notice on such page is not removed.
You may not otherwise:
Linking to the ANZOS Website
We encourage other sites to consider linking to this website. However, you must not link to any page of this website without our prior consent.
ANZOS will contact you if it consents to you linking to this website. Any linking must comply with any directions given by ANZOS and:
Unless stated to the contrary, the link must be in the format of a text link reference to our website comprised of the words “ANZOS” or “The Australian and New Zealand Obesity Society”. You must not use any of ANZOS’s trade marks, whether with an embedded URL or otherwise, without our prior written permission;
You must not place or phrase links in any manner that is misleading or that implies that ANZOS endorses, sponsors or approves of your website / product / service, or that you or your website is in anyway affiliated with ANZOS
ANZOS will respond to those websites whose request is successful. ANZOS retains the sole discretion as to whether, and if so when, to include a link from this website to external websites.
ANZOS is committed to maintaining the privacy of all that have contact with the society and its web pages.
ANZOS’s Privacy Statement has been created because we value our users and recognise their right to keep personal information private. This statement discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for ANZOS. ANZOS is subject to the Privacy Act 1988, including the National Privacy Principles.
Collecting information on ANZOS members
ANZOS collects information on the visitors to the site including which sections of the site are most frequently visited, how often and for how long. This data is always used as aggregated, non-personal information. ANZOS utilises this information to improve and enhance our services by monitoring the areas on the site which are most popular to you. This aggregated information will not be shared with any Partners of ANZOS. This is done for the purposes of providing you with a more efficient site.
ANZOS’s web servers gather your IP address to assist with the diagnosis of problems or support issues with our services. Again, information is gathered in aggregate only and cannot be traced to an individual user.
Collecting information on ANZOS Registered members
As part of registering with ANZOS, we collect personal information about you. To do this it is necessary for you to provide additional information to ANZOS as detailed in registration.
To become a member of ANZOS you need to be registered this will allow access to the full site. Registration for ANZOS services allows you to take advantage of more of the tools and resources as well as accessing the societies official Journal: Obesity Research and Clinical Practice. Registration includes submitting your name, email address, postal address, company, contact telephone numbers, occupation, area of interest, as well as option on receiving updates and promotional material. You may access this information at any time by clicking ‘Edit your profile’.
Credit Card details are only sorted for the processing of payment and will be deleted once payment is processed. Credit card details and not stored on the ANZOS website. Payment option will also include PayPal in which case credit card details are not shared with ANZOS.
Email communications from ANZOS
ANZOS also provides you with selected information about new information and upcoming events. This free service is sent to registered users and provides the option of opting out of receiving these by changing your preferences in ‘Edit your profile’
Storage & Security of Personal Information
ANZOS takes all reasonable steps to ensure the security of our system. ANZOS allows you to access your information at any time to keep it accurate and up to date. Any information, which we hold for you, is stored on secure servers that are protected in controlled facilities.
However, ANZOS will not be held responsible for events arising from unauthorised access of your personal information. You can also play an important role in keeping your personal information secure, by maintaining the confidentiality of any password and accounts used on the ANZOS site.
Access to Your Information
ANZOS Partners & Advertisers
ANZOS agrees not to provide your information to third parties unless required to do so by law or where you consent to the disclosure.
Additionally if you click on links from the ANZOS website ANZOS cannot accept responsibility for the conduct of these companies and does not necessarily endorse their content It is the responsibility of the web user to make their own decisions about the accuracy, reliability, relevance and correctness of information found.
ANZOS welcomes ideas and feedback about all aspects of the site. ANZOS stores feedback that users send to us. This feedback will be considered and may potentially be used to administer and refine the website and the Society as a whole.
Privacy & Site Changes
From time to time, ANZOS may review and update its privacy statement. Revised versions will be updated on the website.
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