ALEC Website Disclaimer

By accessing or using the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RANZCOG) ALEC website, you agree to be bound by this website’s terms of use, as detailed below, and its privacy policy.

The ALEC website terms of use and the ALEC website data privacy policy must be read in conjunction with the RANZCOG website terms of use and the RANZCOG Privacy Policy & Procedure.

  1. Reliance
    RANZCOG makes every effort to ensure the information provided on the ALEC website is accurate and reliable. However, this information may be subject to change or may be out-of-date, at any point in time. RANZCOG gives no assurance or warranty that the information provided on the ALEC website may be relied upon as being current and accurate. RANZCOG is not responsible or liable for any damage and/or loss incurred by your reliance on the information and material provided by this website as being accurate and/or current.

  3. Amendment
    RANZCOG reserves the right to amend this website and its terms of use without prior notice. Any information on this website may contain technical inaccuracies and/or typographical errors. Amendments will take effect immediately upon changes being made, and therefore, you must ensure you read all terms of use each time you access or use this website.

  5. Copyright and Restricted Use

    Copyright rests with RANZCOG, unless otherwise stated. All aspects of this website and any phone application, including, data, documents, graphics, and logos are copyright to RANZCOG and may not be reproduced in any shape or form. Unless otherwise agreed by RANZCOG in writing, you are provided with access for personal use. You are authorised to print a copy of any information for your personal use (unless such printing is expressly prohibited). Without limiting the foregoing, you may not without RANZCOG’s prior written permission on-sell information obtained form this website or any related phone application.


  7. No Warranties
    No written or oral communication derived from the use of this website will create a warranty, nor shall use of this website rely on any such information as a warranty. This publication is not intended to be a contract, explicit or implied, and RANZCOG reserves the right to make changes to the information contained.

  9. Risk and Liability
    The user assumes all responsibility and risk for the use of the ALEC website, and the internet generally, including in the transmission of information. RANZCOG is not liable for any loss or damage which you may suffer through such use. Without limitation, to the extent permitted by law, you release and discharge RANZCOG from any claim for any direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages, or lost profits that result from the use of provided services, including damages arising from reliance on any information provided; mistakes, omissions, interruptions, deletion of files, viruses, errors, defects, or failure of performance, communications failure, theft, destruction or unauthorised access. For those States & Territories or Countries that do not allow some or all of the above limitations of liability, liability shall be limited to the greatest extent allowed by law.

  11. Indemnity
    You agree to indemnify RANZCOG and its officers, employees and agents from and against any loss suffered or liability incurred by one or more of them arising from any unlawful, unauthorised or improper access or use of this website or related phone application or any breach of these terms by you.

  13. Access
    RANZCOG does not guarantee constant availability of the services available on this website and/or of use of this website and accepts no liability for down time or access failure due to circumstances beyond its reasonable control (including any failure by ISP or system provider).

  15. Online Conduct
    Services must only be used for lawful purposes and you must not post or transmit via this website, a phone application or email account 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. Although in the absence of a specific complaint postings are monitored for compliance with this provision, in an effort to discourage such conduct, please note that postings in any forum area will list the author’s name and institution – no anonymous postings will be permitted.

  17. Termination of User Access
    RANZCOG may delete content and/or terminate or suspend your access or use of the ALEC website at any time, without prior notice. Each disclaimer and limitation of liability will continue to apply to prior use.

  19. Governing Law
    The ALEC website’s terms of use have been constructed in accordance with and are governed by the laws of the State of Victoria, Australia.