Terms of use and disclaimer

This website is owned and operated by the Australian Deprescribing Network (ADeN). Your access to this website is conditional on these terms of use.
ADeN Committees refers to the Executive Committee and other subcommittees (for example Public Engagement Subcommittee) as outlined in the current ADeN Terms of Reference.

1. Information on this website
This website contains information, resources and tools created by or for ADeN, and by individuals, teams and/or organisations (where stated). All reasonable efforts are made to ensure that it is accurate and up to date, however ADeN makes no warranties or representations as to its accuracy or completeness. In particular, ADeN has not verified the accuracy or currency of information supplied by any third parties. Inclusion of information, resources or links from third parties does not constitute an official endorsement.

2. Medical advice
The information on this site is not medical advice. It is intended as information only.
a. Consumers should not use it to make any changes to their medications or treatment or use it to diagnose medical conditions. You should always talk to your doctor, pharmacist or other healthcare professional before making any changes to your medicines or treatment.
b. For clinicians, individuals should apply their own due diligence when determining if a resource is appropriate for them. You should rely on your own professional skill, care and inquiries in the context of the clinical circumstances.

3. Disclaimer and limitation of liability
ADeN, ADeN Committees and the source owner (if applicable) disclaim all liability (including for negligence) for any loss, damage or injury resulting from reliance on or use of any information on this website or contained on any third party website that you accessed through a link contained on this website.

4. Advertising
Our website does not host any form of advertising.

5. Intellectual property
This website is protected by intellectual property laws (including copyright). You must not copy, republish, sell or redistribute or otherwise exploit the contents of this website without the prior written consent of ADeN or the source owner (as appropriate).

ADeN may amend these terms of use and disclaimer without notice.


Privacy Policy

Last updated: June 2021

1. What is personal information?
Personal information is information or an opinion about an identified individual, or an individual who is reasonably identifiable whether the information or opinion is true or not and whether the information is recorded in a material form or not.

2. Who do we collect personal information from?
ADeN collects personal information about you directly from you.
We primarily collect information about you when you fill out one of the forms on our website to contact us, or sign up for one of our mailing lists.

3. What types of personal information do we collect and why?
When you sign up for one of our email lists we collect your name and email address. This information is used to invite you to participate in research, inform you of relevant opportunities (such as conferences, educational opportunities), and to seek feedback on the website and/or ADeN activities.

4. Cookies
When you visit the ADeN website, our web server may request your browser to create a cookie on your computer. A cookie is a small piece of information sent by our server to your browser by other sites.
Our cookies do not contain personal information about users. However, cookies can identify a user’s browser. Cookies are small digital signature files that are stored by your web browser that allow your preferences to be recorded when visiting the website. Also they may be used to track your return visits to the website.
Our analytics systems use cookies to gather information regarding visitor activity to our websites. This is not used to identify you as an individual but is collated into aggregate results or classifications.
If you do not wish to receive any cookies, you may set your browser to refuse them; go to the browser’s help menu for instructions. Please note that some features of the ADeN website may not work if cookies are disabled.

5. Social media
ADeN has a Twitter page and comments posted on these are open to the public. If you upload content to these pages, you should be aware that your information is collected by the company operating the social media page (for example, Twitter). You should refer to the privacy policy of that social media company for information on how the organisation collects, uses and discloses personal information.

6. How do we hold personal information?
Our email lists are held on SurveyMonkey, see their Privacy Policy: https://www.surveymonkey.com/mp/legal/privacy/.
E-mail addresses will not be sold, rented or leased to 3rd parties within or outside of Australia.
To access, correct, or remove information we have about you (e.g. to unsubscribe from our email list), contact us via email: contactus@australiandeprescribingnetwork.com.au

7. Further information
Contact us for enquiries or feedback about this policy, or for comments about our handling of personal information:
The Chair: Ian Scott
+61 7 3176 7355