Terms of use

Copyright

The Immunisation Advisory Centre (IMAC) is based at the Tamaki Innovation Campus, being part of The University of Auckland. IMAC is contractually managed by Auckland UniServices Ltd, a business subsidiary wholly owned by The University of Auckland.

Unless clearly stated otherwise, copyright material contained on this site may be the intellectual property of the Immunisation Advisory Centre (IMAC) or its employees or third parties. Any commercial use or sale of this material is not permitted without the written permission of the rights owner and constitutes an infringement of copyright.

IMAC copyright

Material which is clearly indicated as owned by IMAC may only be used for "not-for-profit" educational purposes or private research and study in accordance with the Copyright Act 1994, provided that textual and graphical content are not altered and that the University's ownership of the material is acknowledged. IMAC reserves the right withdraw this permission at any time.

Third party copyright

The permission to reproduce copyright protected material does not extend to any material on this site that is identified as being the copyright of a third party or employees or students. Authorisation to reproduce such material must be obtained from the copyright owners concerned.

Copyright takedown notice

Where you are the owner of copyright work which you believe is available on this website in such a way that does not satisfy the fair dealing provisions of the Copyright Act 1994 or otherwise constitutes a copyright infringement, or a breach of an agreed licence or contract, please notify The Immunisation Advisory Centre (IMAC) using the Copyright Takedown Notice form.

Not medical advice

Content contained on this IMAC website is not intended to and does not constitute medical advice. The use of information on the site or materials linked from the site is at the user's own risk. The contents of the site, such as text, graphics, images and other materials are informational purposes only. The content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Users should always seek the advice of physicians or other qualified health providers with any questions regarding a medical condition and to further discuss vaccinations. Users should never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of content or information on this site. All health and health-related information contained within the IMAC website is not intended to be used as a substitute for a visit with a health care professional. The advice is intended to offer a general basis for individuals to discuss their specific medical condition with their health care provider. Your health care provider should be consulted regarding matters concerning the medical condition, treatment and needs of you and your family.

Disclaimer

The Immunisation Advisory Centre (IMAC) makes all reasonable efforts to ensure that the information published on our websites is as accurate and up-to-date as possible.

If you believe any of the information held on our websites is incorrect please contact us.

When you are accessing the IMAC websites, including social media, blogs, forums, which may express the personal views of the individuals posting content, you must make your own assessment of information posted.

Information on this website may be protected by copyright; you may only use this information for your own private study and research. Unless you clearly state otherwise, all information submitted by you through this site for posting on social media, blogs, forums, Web 2.0, electronic collaboration and online worlds, shall be treated as freely available to share. By submitting this information you represent that you either own or have the permission of the owner to submit this information and agree that you will not submit any information that is defamatory, offensive or breaches the privacy of any individual. Because of the open nature of the Internet, we recommend that you not submit information you consider confidential.

Links from the IMAC website to non-IMAC websites are for information only and do not constitute endorsement, expressed or implied, by IMAC. These websites are not managed by the Immunisation Advisory Centre. We do not review, control or take responsibility for the content on these sites although we believe the sites provide credible information.

Where files or software applications are available for copying, they are provided 'as is' without warranties of any kind, either express or implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of fitness for a purpose, or the warranty of non-infringement. Please do not rely on files or software made available in this manner until you have tested and assured yourself it is fit for your intended purpose.

In no event shall IMAC be liable to you or any third parties for any special, punitive, incidental, indirect or consequential damages of any kind, or any damages whatsoever, including, without limitation, those resulting from damage or loss incurred as a result of reliance on any information, loss of use, data or profits, whether or not IMAC has been advised of the possibility of such damages, and on any theory of liability, arising out of or in connection with your use of information available on this site or software downloaded from it.