Terms & Conditions

Terms & Conditions

Prior to your consultation you will be required to complete a Health History Form and sign a Waiver & Consent Agreement.

 

For accurate record keeping purposes all consultations are audio recorded. Please note if you do not wish for your consult to be recorded then we will not be able to assist you at our clinic. To prevent credit card fraud and misuse of health fund memberships Photo ID is required at your initial consultation and will be stored on our secure database. Patients are prohibited to use recording or photographic equipment in consulting treatment rooms unless written permission has been granted by Merrifield Wellness. Consultations must not to be substituted for medical advice by a GP.

Merrifield Wellness has a strict policy whereby we do NOT prescribe supplements without an Initial Consultation or by referral from another Naturopath or Healthcare Practitioner (unless they are one of our partners). If you require immediate assistance contact your GP or Healthcare Practitioner for further assistance. 

Cyber Bullying Is A Crime. The Commonwealth legislation governs online stalking and harassment behaviour. The crimes legislation amendment (telecommunications offences and other measures Act) – (No. 2) 2004 makes it a crime to use a carriage service to menace, harass or cause offence. All IP addresses, emails and phone records are tracked and stored.

 

Victorian laws apply to online harassment and online bullying behaviour. Under the Criminal Code Act 1995 (Cth) it is an offence to use the internet, social media or a telephone to menace, harass or cause offence. The maximum penalty for this offence is three years imprisonment or a fine of more than $30,000.

 

Stalking involves a persistent course of conduct by a person against a victim, which intends to make them feel fearful, uncomfortable, offended or harassed. This conduct may occur online (for example, by email or on social networking sites) or via phone or text message. Stalking offences carry heavy maximum penalties.


Agreements are governed in all respects and interpreted in accordance with the laws of Victoria and are legally binding.

 

Website Use

1. Terms and Conditions

 

By accessing this web site, you are agreeing to be bound by these web site Terms and Conditions, all applicable laws and regulations, and agree that you are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws. If you do not agree with any of these terms, you are prohibited from using or accessing this site. The materials contained in this web site are protected by applicable copyright law.

 

2. Use License

 

Permission is granted to temporarily download one copy of the materials (information or software) on Merrifield Wellness website for personal, non-commercial viewing only. This is the grant of a license, not a transfer of title, and under this license you may not:

 

Modify or copy materials;;

Use the materials for any commercial purposes, or for any public display (commercial or non-commercial);

Remove any copyright or other proprietary notations from the materials;

Or transfer the materials to another person or 'mirror' the materials on any other server

 

 

This license shall automatically terminate if you violate any of these restrictions and may be terminated by Merrifield Wellness at any time. Upon terminating your viewing of these materials or upon the termination of this license, you must destroy any downloaded materials in your possession whether in electronic or printed format.

 

3. Disclaimer

 

The materials on Merrifield Wellness web site are provided "as is". Merrifield Wellness makes no warranties, expressed or implied, and hereby disclaims and negates all other warranties, including without limitation, implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement of intellectual property or other violation of rights. Further, Merrifield Wellness does not warrant or make any representations concerning the accuracy, likely results, or reliability of the use of the materials on its Internet web site or otherwise relating to such materials or on any sites linked to this site. Merrifield Wellness is not to be used as a substitution for professional medical advice.

 

4. Limitations

 

In no event shall Merrifield Wellness or its suppliers be liable for any damages (including, without limitation, damages for loss of data or profit, or due to business interruption,) arising out of the use or inability to use the materials on Merrifield Wellness Internet site, even if Merrifield Wellness or a Merrifield Wellness authorised representative has been notified orally or in writing of the possibility of such damage. Because some jurisdictions do not allow limitations on implied warranties, or limitations of liability for consequential or incidental damages, these limitations may not apply to you.

 

5. Revisions and Errata

 

The materials appearing on Merrifield Wellness web site could include technical, typographical, or photographic errors. Merrifield Wellness does not warrant that any of the materials on its web site are accurate, complete, or current. Merrifield Wellness may make changes to the materials contained on its web site at any time without notice. Merrifield Wellness does not, however, make any commitment to update the materials.

 

6. Links

 

Merrifield Wellness has not reviewed all of the sites linked to its Internet web site and is not responsible for the contents of any such linked site. The inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by Merrifield Wellness of the site. Use of any such linked web site is at the user's own risk.

 

7. Site Terms of Use Modifications

 

Merrifield Wellness may revise these terms of use for its web site at any time without notice. By using this web site you are agreeing to be bound by the then current version of these Terms and Conditions of Use.

 

8. Governing Law

 

Any claim relating to Merrifield Wellness web site shall be governed by the laws of the State of the clinic without regard to its conflict of law provisions.

 

General Terms and Conditions applicable to Use of a Web Site.

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