The following disclaimer binds the use of the Melbourne Gastro Surgery (MGS) website.
Please read carefully and completely the terms of the agreement that follows. By accessing the MGS website you agree to be bound by the terms of this agreement. If you do not wish to be bound to the terms of this agreement, you must not access the site.
Every effort is made to provide information that is accurate. However, procedures, packages, services and other matters contained in this website are subject to change at any time by appropriate action of MGS. We give no assurance or warranty that information on this site is current, and take no responsibility for matters arising from changed circumstances or other information or material that may affect the accuracy or currency of information on this site.
No referrals or medical advice
Melbourne Gastro Surgery (MGS) website is for information only, and cannot provide medical advice, a second opinion, or referrals to specific General Surgeons.
The information posted here should not be considered medical advice and is not intended to replace consultation with a qualified medical professional. We do not answer specific medical questions. Medical information provided by CWL, in the absence of a visit with a health care professional, must be considered as an educational service only. This information is not designed to replace a physician’s independent judgement about the appropriateness or risks of a procedure for a given patient.
This website is provided on an ‘as is’, ‘as available’ basis without warranties of any kind, express or implied, including, but not limited to, those of title, merchantability, fitness for a particular purposes or non-infringement or any warranty arising from a course of dealing, usage, or trade practice. No oral advice or written information provided shall create a warranty; nor shall members or visitors to the site rely on any such information or advice. This publication is not intended to be a contract, explicit or implied, and MGS reserves the right to make changes in the information contained.
Disclaimer of liability
The user assumes all responsibility and risk for the use of this website and the Internet generally. Under no circumstances, including negligence, shall anyone involved in creating or maintaining this website be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages, or lost profits that result from the use or inability to use the website and/or any other websites that are linked to this site. We accept no liability or responsibility to any person as a consequence of any reliance upon the information contained in this site. Nor shall they be liable for any such damages including, but not limited to, reliance by a member or visitor on any information obtained via the website; or that result from mistakes, omissions, interruptions, deletion of files, viruses, errors, defects, or any failure of performance, communications failure, theft, destruction or unauthorized access. States or countries that do not allow some or all of the above limitations of liability, liability shall be limited to the greatest extent allowed by law.
Visitors agree to use the website only for lawful purposes and are prohibited from posting on the website any unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, or obscene material of any kind, including, but not limited to, any material that encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any applicable local, state, national or international law. Although in the absence of a specific complaint the postings are monitored for compliance with this provision, in an effort to discourage such conduct, please note that all postings in the discussion forum area will list the author’s name – no anonymous posts are permitted.
Users must observe and maintain the confidentiality of all security features relating to use of the website (including passwords, access arrangements etc.) as notified. No data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed as totally secure. Whilst MGS strives to protect such information MGS does not warrant and cannot ensure the security of information which users transmit. Accordingly, information is transmitted at the user’s risk.
Disclaimer of endorsement
Reference to any person, products, services, hypertext link to the third parties or other information by trade name, trademark, supplier or otherwise does not constitute or imply its endorsement, sponsorship or recommendation by MGS, nor is an endorsement of MGS implied by such links. Any external links on the MGS website are for convenience only, as an index in a public library.
Information subject to change
Any information on this website may include technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. Furthermore, the information may change from time to time without any notice.