These Terms of Use apply to your use of the Dietitians Australia website at Your use of our website and the information available is referred to in these Terms of Use as ‘Online Services’.

The Online Services are published by Dietitians Australia.

These Terms of Use apply to:

  1. the use of the Online Services
  2. access to the Online Services from third party websites
  3. the content or material contained in the Online Services, accessed via links from the Online Services or that we provide via email or mobile, including health information, publications, fact sheets and updates (Information).

In these Terms of Use, ‘Dietitians Australia’, ‘DA’, ‘we’, ‘us’ and ‘our’ refers to Dietitians Australia ABN 34 008 521 480 as the licensed owner of the Online Services, and the terms ‘you’ and ‘your’ refer to the user or viewer of the Online Services or the user of Information.

Important information

The Information contained in, or accessed through, the Online Services is for your general information and use only and is not a substitute for independent professional advice from an Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD). You should not disregard professional advice, or delay seeking it, because of any Information contained on the Online Services. You should consult with your APD or medical practitioner before acting on any of the Information presented.

Disclaimer of warranties

While the Information is subject to Dietitians Australia’s quality assurances processes, the Information is also subject to continuing research, clinical experience, reasonable differences in opinions among authorities, unique aspects of individual situations and the possibility of human error in preparing the Information. No representation or warranty (express or implied) is made as to the currency, completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability, and/or availability of the Information. In addition, no representation or warranty (express or implied) is made that the Information will meet your health or medical requirements.

Whilst we provide general health information, the circumstances of each individual will differ. You should exercise your own judgment with respect to your use of our Online Services and Information and you should carefully evaluate the currency, completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability and relevance of the available information. If you are unsure about any of the Information you should consult with your APD or medical practitioner.

Disclaimer of liability

You acknowledge that your use of any Information or materials on the Online Services is entirely at your own risk and that the Information may contain inaccuracies or errors.

To the maximum extent permitted by law, Dietitians Australia expressly disclaims all liability (including for negligence) for any loss, damage, injury, expense or costs incurred by you arising out of accessing, downloading, using or relying on any of the Information or the Online Services including, but not limited to, in circumstances where:

  • the Online Services or Information are used for a purpose for which they were not intended
  • the Online Services or Information contain errors, omissions or inaccuracies
  • you are unable to obtain consistent, reliable and uninterrupted access to our Online Services
  • you rely on an interpretation or opinion stated in, or which may be inferred from, the Online Services or the Information
  • inaccurate information is available from any websites accessed via a link on the Online Services

Podcast and blogs

While it is a condition required of contributors to the Online Services and Information that they must take care to ensure that accuracy of information contained on our website, including our podcasts and/or blogs, Dietitians Australia may not have had the opportunity to independently assess or vet the information published and denies that it has any responsibility for any errors or omissions.

Copyright and trademarks

All intellectual property rights in content on the Online Services, including (without limitation) text, graphics, information architecture and coding (including any copyright subsisting in them), is owned by Dietitians Australia or licensed to us.

You may access and download the material on the Online Services where available, but may not, modify, publish, transmit, distribute, participate in the transfer or sale, create derivative works, or in any way exploit, any of the Online Services content in whole or in part without the prior written permission of the owner of the material. This is subject to any exception that might exist in the Copyright Act 1968 (Cth) for example, use for the purpose of private study, research, criticism or review.

The Online Services may contain trademarks owned by Dietitians Australia and third parties. You must not display or use in any manner any trademarks featured on the Online Services without the prior written permission of the trademark owner.

Links to other websites

The Online Services contains links to third party websites. Dietitians Australia does not make any representations or warranties in relation to the information contained on those websites or the privacy practices of these websites. We also do not assume any responsibility for the privacy practices or content of these websites, nor do we make any representations as to the accuracy of any content on those websites. If you visit these websites, they will be governed by their own terms of use (including privacy policies). You are encouraged to be aware when you leave our site and to take reasonable precautions when sharing your Personal Information on third party websites.

System requirements

Some services available through the Online Services will require your computer, telephone, internet access, device and associated equipment to meet certain technical levels (System Requirements) in order to receive the services. Dietitians Australia takes no responsibility for problems associated with or arising from your inability to access or receive the services due to your equipment or internet speed not meeting the System Requirements.

Security, viruses, errors and availability

The internet is an insecure public network which means there are risks that information sent to or from the Online Services may be intercepted, corrupted or modified by third parties. In addition, files obtained from or through the Online Services may contain computer viruses, disabling codes, worms or other devices or defects. You bear the risks and responsibility for any loss or damage caused, directly or indirectly, by these risks, and Dietitians Australia accepts no liability for any interference with, or damage to, your computer system, device, software or data occurring in connection with the Online Services.

Deemed acceptance

It is intended that these Terms of Use are legally binding on you and us. By accessing or using the Online Services (including Information), you are deemed to accept these Terms of Use which together with our Privacy Policy govern Dietitians Australia’s relationship with you in relation to the Online Services.

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Dietitians Australia may change the content of the Online Services, Information, these Terms of Use or our Privacy Policy at our discretion and without notice. By continuing to use the Online Services you accept the Terms of Use as they apply from time to time.

Your use of the Online Services and any dispute arising out of such use of the Online Services is subject to the laws of the Australian Capital Territory.

In using some services available through (or linked from) the Online Services you will be required to agree to additional terms and conditions. Such terms and conditions apply together with, or in addition to, these Terms of Use.

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