Disclaimers and Acknowledgements

Security of BreastScreen Victoria internet site

All reasonable measures are made to ensure that this web site is secure. However, users should be aware that the World Wide Web is an insecure public network that gives rise to a potential risk that a user's transactions are viewed, intercepted or modified by other parties.

The privacy of your personal information cannot be guaranteed if you choose to transmit that information over the Internet.

If you do not wish to contact BSV via the Internet, we will provide alternative ways to get and provide information. See the section below for contact details or if you have further questions.

BSV accepts no liability for any interference with or damage to a user's computer system, software or data as a result of connecting with this website.

Users are encouraged to take appropriate and adequate precautions to ensure that information selected from this site is free from viruses or other problems that may interfere with or damage the user's computer system.

Quality of information

BSV makes every effort to ensure the quality of the information available on the website. Before relying on information contained in this site, however, users should carefully evaluate its accuracy, currency, completeness and relevance to their particular purpose.

Users should contact BSV and get appropriate professional advice relevant to their particular circumstances before any action or decision is taken on the basis of any of the material provided on this site.

BSV cannot guarantee and assumes no legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, currency or completeness of the information.

Information for education and research only

The information contained within this website is provided for the purpose of providing health information as it relates to BSV and its related services. Material may describe BSV products and services provided as interventions for people with or at risk of breast cancer.

Nothing contained in the site is to be used as professional advice and is not intended to be used to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any injury, disability or disease, nor should it be used for therapeutic purposes. This website is not a substitute for your own health professional's advice.

 BSV does not accept any liability for any injury, loss or damage incurred by use of or reliance on this information.

Links to Social networks, newsrooms and other media.

 All links and references to other social content, websites, organisations or entities not associated with Breast Screen Victoria are provided for the user’s convenience only and do not constitute endorsement of opinions or material at those sites, or any associated organisation, people, product or service.

In some cases the material may include or summarise views, guidelines or recommendations of third parties. Such material is assembled in good faith, but does not necessarily reflect the considered views of BSV, or indicate a commitment to a prescribed or particular course of action.

By using this newsroom, or other social media sites or links from BSV, you agree to the exclusions and limitations of liability stated above and accept them as reasonable

External websites that are linked to or from our internet site are not under the control of BSV.

Although we take reasonable care in selecting websites to be linked, it is the responsibility of the user to make their own decisions about the accuracy, currency, reliability and correctness of information contained in linked web sites.

 Linkage to external sites should not be taken to be an endorsement or recommendation by BSV of any third party products or services.

Users should be aware of which organisation is hosting the site they visit and review that organisation's privacy statements.

Access for people with disability

Information published on the web is covered by the Disability Discrimination Act 1992 (DDA). This requirement applies to any individual or organisation developing a World Wide Web page or maintaining a web page on an Australian server.

As such BSV has made every endeavour to ensure the website is accessible to all users including those with a visual impairment and those who do not speak English.

Do you have further questions?

All questions should be addressed to info@breastscreen.org.au  or use the contact us form.