Terms & conditions

The information and links provided on the Health Navigator website have been collated by a range of people and organisations as a service to the public. We believe that access to quality health information and self-help tools are important and that you and your family are the most important managers of your health.

Liability

The Health Navigator website endeavours to keep the information on this site updated on a regular basis, but cannot guarantee and assumes no legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, currency or completeness of the information available through this website. Health Navigator is not liable for treatment procedures or information of any service provider linked to, from this website. The information on this website is for personal, educational and/or professional use only and is provided in good faith. Users who link to another site from Health Navigator are subject to the liability policy of the new site.

External links

This website contains links to other websites that are external to the Health Navigator website. While most of these have been checked for quality and accuracy, the nature of the internet means it is impossible to guarantee everything is as initially designed or checked. Therefore, it is the responsibility of the user to make their own decisions about the accuracy, currency, reliability and correctness of information contained in linked external websites. Users of links provided by this site are responsible for being aware of which organisation is hosting the site they visit. Linkage to external websites should not be taken to be an endorsement or a recommendation of information or services offered by the the Health Navigator website.

Advertising

Our website does not host any form of advertising and is committed to providing independent, trustworthy advice and resources. 

Medical information

You should never disregard medical advice or delay in seeking medical advice because of something you read on this site. The information you find here should not be used in place of a visit, call, consultation with, or advice from your own health professional.

Security

You may browse and access information contained within this website without providing personal information. Computer cookies may be used to evaluate and analyse website use. Cookies are computer code that a website transfers to your hard drive for record-keeping purposes. The use of cookies is common in the Internet industry, and many websites use cookies to provide useful features to their customers.

Statistical information

Like most websites, some information is automatically retrieved about your visit such as:

  • your IP address
  • the search terms you used
  • the pages you accessed on the website and the links you clicked on
  • the date and time you visited the website
  • the referring website (if any) through which you clicked through to this website
  • your operating system (eg, Windows XP, Mac OSX)
  • the type of web browser you use (eg, Internet Explorer, Chrome, Mozilla Firefox).

No effort is made to identify individual visitors. Collated results as referred to above will be viewable by website administrators. It may also be shared with our advisors and trustees and reported in contracts with funding and partner organisations.

Currently we are using Google Analytics to analyze the audience of the website and improve our content. No personal information is collected from Google Analytics. You can read further information about Google Analytics privacy policy on their website. 

Disclaimer

Health Navigator accepts no liability for any interference with or damage to a user’s computer system, software or data occurring in connection with this website. Users are encouraged to take appropriate and adequate precautions to ensure that whatever is selected from this site is free of viruses or other contamination that may interfere with or damage the user’s computer system, software or data.

Copyright

All information and materials on this Health Navigator website, including data, content, documents, online graphics, images and web pages, audio and video are protected by copyright, and are the property of the copyright holder, or contributing organisation, unless specifically notified to the contrary. None of this material can be reproduced in any form without express permission from Health Navigator Charitable Trust. Users who link to another site(s) from the Health Navigator website are subject to the copyright policy of that site or site. If you would like to reproduce any of the material on this site, please contact admin@healthnavigator.org.nz