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Terms of Use

Last reviewed: November 2019

This web site may be used at any age but the Bone Density Reporter is only intended for individuals over the age of 50.

These Terms of Use apply to the Bonetalk website (www.bonetalk.com.au), and all its associated pages, collectively referred to in these Terms of Use as the 'Online Services'.

The services available through Bonetalk are provided free of charge for the benefit of the Australian public.

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 Statement govern Bonetalk’s relationship with you in relation to the Online Services.

Bonetalk may change the content of the Online Services, Information, these Terms of Use or our Privacy Statement 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 Australia.

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.

Important Information

The Online Services are not inteded for use in emergency situations. If you are suffering an acute illness or emergency condition, call tripple zero (000) and ask for an ambulance.

The Information contained in, or accessed through, the Online Services is for your general information and use only and is not intended to be used as medical advice.

Information provided as part of Bonetalk may be used to assist you to manage non-acute medical conditions and locate medical assistance. However, this information and any other Information is not a substitute for independent professional advice and should not be used as an alternative to professional health care. If you have a particular medical problem, please consult a healthcare professional. The Dietary Calcium Calculator and Bone Density Reporter are not diagnostic tools.

You should also not disregard professional advice, or delay seeking it, because of any Information contained on the Online Services, including any results provided (e.g. as part of the Dietary Calcium Calculator and Bone Density Reporter). Our Online Services are designed only for people who are located within Australia.

Disclaimer of Warranties

While the Information is subject to Bonetalks'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 circumstance of each individual will differ. You should exercise your own judgment with respect to your use of our Online Services and you should carefully evaluate the currency, completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability and relevance of the available information.

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, Bonetalk 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 Dietary Calcium Calculator, Bone Density Centre Locator and Bone Density Reporter facilities provides incorrect, incomplete or inappropriate advice;
  • 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;
  • there is damage or interference to your mobile device or any other piece of hardware, software, equipment or device installed on or used in connection with your mobile device, or your mobile data that arises in connection to your download or use of the App, its content or any linked website;
  • 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.

To the extent permitted by law, our liability for failure to comply with consumer guarantees required by Part 3-2 of the Australian Consumer Law, is limited to the supply of services again or the payment of the cost of having the services supplied again.

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 Bonetalk or licensed to us.

You may access and download the material on the Online Services where available, but may not, subject to a use for the purposes of private study, research, criticism or review as permitted under the Copyright Act 1968 (Cth), 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.

The Online Services may contain trade marks owned by Bonetalk and third parties. You may not display or use in any manner any trade marks featured on the Online Services without the prior written permission of the trade mark owner.

Links to Other Websites

The Online Services contain links to other websites. These links are provided for your convenience only.

Bonetalk does not specifically endorse any organisation, association or entity referred to in, or linked to, the Online Services. Views or recommendations provided in linked websites do not necessarily reflect those of Bonetalk and Bonetalk has no responsibility for the content of the linked website(s). It is your responsibility to make your own decisions about the currency, completeness, accuracy, reliability and suitability of information contained in linked websites.

You may link to the Online Services, but permission is restricted to making a link without any alteration of the relevant Online Services contents. Permission is not granted to reproduce, frame or reformat the files, pages, images, information and materials from this site on any other website unless express prior written permission has been obtained from Bonetalk.

In no event are you permitted to use the Online Services to sell a product or service, or to increase traffic to your website for commercial reasons, such as advertising sales. Bonetalk reserves the right to prevent linking to the Online Services at any time.

Using our Website

The Online Services includes software code, scripts, interfaces, graphics, displays, text, documentation and other components.

The Online Services may prompt you to select certain information, such as your age and sex. You acknowledge that the information you select must be correct in order to provide to you suitable information. We will not be responsible if you select incorrect variables.

We do not promise that you will have continuous and uninterrupted access to the Online Services or that the Online Services will be free of any harmful code, virus or other malware. We do not accept responsibility for any interference or damage to your device.

If you choose to use location services on the Online Services via Global Positioning System (GPS), then we may access and use your location to provide services to you. GPS locators can be inaccurate, particularly in areas with high rise buildings. You should verify your location (independently from the Online Services). You can turn off location services by deactivating this option on your device.

Information Concerning Medicines and Other Therapeutic Goods

Information provided via the Online Services or available from the Online Services concerning medicines and other therapeutic goods is provided for the limited purpose of general information for the safe and effective use of the medicine and is not intended to be used as medical advice, diagnosis and treatment and should not be relied on to manage or diagnose a medical condition.

Information via the Online Services, including product information on medicines, may have been written by the relevant pharmaceutical companies or other third parties and such information has not been independently verified by Bonetalk.

We may include additional information for certain medicines or products that have generated higher (keyword) search volumes via external internet search engines. This is based on (keyword) search volumes only and no other criteria.

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use medicines only as directed by a healthcare professional. Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your doctor/healthcare professional.

The supply and regulation of medicines differs from country to country. Information about medicines via our Online Services is relevant only to the supply of medicines in Australia.

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. Bonetalk 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 Bonetalk accepts no liability for any interference with, or damage to, your computer system, device, software or data occurring in connection with the Online Services.