Terms of use

Our website is intended to make it easy for patients and our community to find information about our services provided by Counties Manukau Health, our partners and other health organisationsOur website is intended to make it easy for patients and our community to find information about our services provided by Counties Manukau Health, our partners and other health organisations.

Site owner

This website (the "Site") is administered, hosted and owned by Counties Manukau District Health Board ("we", "our", "CMDHB").
 

Agreement to terms

These terms apply to the entire contents of the Site. By viewing and using the Site, you will be deemed to agree to these terms.

General obligations

You agree not to:

  • damage, interfere with or harm the Site, or any network, or system underlying or connected to them, or attempt to do so; or
  • use a robot, spider, scraper, or other automated means to access the Site or information featured on it for any purpose.

Revisions

We may revise these Terms of Use at any time.  Any such revisions will take effect once notified through a post on the Site.

Copyright

© Copyright Counties Manukau District Health Board

The Site and material featured on this Site is subject to copyright.  Unless specified in or on the material, all material contained on the Site (except for all photos) may be reproduced free of charge in any format or media without requiring specific permission. This is subject to the material being reproduced accurately and not being used in a derogatory manner or in a misleading context.

Where the material is being published or issued to others, the source and copyright status must be acknowledged.

Privacy

You may access information contained within this Site without providing personal information.  Where you voluntarily provide personal information (e.g. through online forms or email requests), we are required as a minimum to hold your personal information as directed under the Privacy Act 1993.  The Privacy Act 1993 regulates us through the Information Privacy Principles as to how we collect, use, hold, disclose, access, correct, manage and dispose of your personal information.

Information is collected and stored automatically

As you visit and browse through our website, read pages or download information, we automatically collect and store only information about your visit.  This information does not identify you personally. 

We use this information to help us make the Counties Manukau District Health Board's site more useful to visitors – to learn about the number of visitors to our site and the types of technology our visitors use. We do not track or record information about individuals and their visits.

If you send us your personal information

When you send us your personal information – by filling out a form with your personal information and submitting it to us through the website – we use that information to respond to your message and to help us get you the information you have requested.

We only share the information you give us with another organisation if your inquiry relates directly to that organisation, or as otherwise required by law.

We do not create individual profiles with the information you provide or give it to any private organisations.

In some instances your data is stored by external secure online service providers. We currently use Survey Monkey for some of our online submission forms.

Counties Manukau District Health Board does not collect information for commercial marketing.


Disclaimer

The Site is provided on an "as is" and "as available" basis.  CMDHB does not warrant that the Site provided will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error free.  To the maximum extent permitted by law, CMDHB disclaims and excludes all implied conditions or warranties, including, but not limited to, any warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement.

This Site is for information only.  The information provided on the Site is not intended to supplant the need for you to take appropriate medical advice in relation to any health issues and should not be relied upon in the place of medical advice.  We recommend that you seek the advice of your doctor if you have any queries or questions, or require any medical or health-related advice or assistance.  The information contained on this Site is derived from a number of sources.  While CMDHB has taken all reasonable steps to ensure that all information is from reliable and reputable sources and is accurate, it accepts no liability or responsibility for any acts or omissions, done or omitted in reliance in whole or in part, on the information.  CMDHB accepts no responsibility for the manner in which this information is subsequently used.

You agree that, to the maximum extent permitted by law, any and all liability and responsibility of CMDHB to you or any other person under or in connection with these Terms of Use, or in connection with this Site, or the material on the Site, or your use of or inability to use this Site, is excluded regardless of whether such liability arises in contract, tort (including negligence), equity, breach of statutory duty or otherwise.  CMDHB's liability and responsibility is excluded in respect of any and all loss or damage, whether direct or indirect, including, without limitation, loss of profits, loss of data, loss of business or anticipated savings, general and special damages, and consequential and incidental loss.

Links to other websites

CMDHB is not responsible for the contents or reliability of the linked websites and does not necessarily endorse the views expressed within them. Listing shall not be taken as endorsement of any kind. CMDHB cannot guarantee that these links will work all of the time and WDHB has no control over availability of the linked pages or documents. CMDHB does not author, edit, or monitor the content, links, or services provided by third parties.

 

General

These terms of use are governed by the laws of New Zealand. You submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of New Zealand.

Please contact us if you have any questions.