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Except for material that is unambiguously and unarguably in the public domain, only material owned by the Illawarra Health and Medical Research Institute (IHMRI), and so indicated, may be copied, provided that:

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IHMRI reserves the right to revoke that permission at any time. Permission is not given for any commercial use or sale of this material.

No other material on this website (eg. Intellectual Property of individuals) may be copied (except as legally allowed for private use and study) or further disseminated without the express and written permission of the legal holder of that copyright/patent.

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The information, software, products, and services included in or available through the IHMRI web site may include inaccuracies or typographical errors. Changes are periodically added to the information herein. IHMRI  may make improvements and/or changes to the IHMRI web site at any time. Advice received via the IHMRI web site should not be relied upon for personal, medical, legal or financial decisions and you should consult an appropriate professional for specific advice tailored to your situation.

IHMRI and/or its partners make no representations about the suitability, reliability, availability, timeliness, and accuracy of the information, software, products, services and related graphics contained on the IHMRI web site for any purpose. To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, all such information, software, products, services and related graphics are provided “as is” without warranty or condition of any kind. IHMRI and/or its partners hereby disclaim all warranties and conditions with regard to this information, software, products, services and related graphics, including all implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title and non-infringement.

To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, in no event shall IHMRI and/or its partners be liable for any direct, indirect, punitive, incidental, special, consequential damages or any damages whatsoever including, without limitation, damages for loss of use, data or profits, arising out of or in any way connected with the use or performance of the IHMRI web site, with the delay or inability to use the IHMRI web site or related services, the provision of or failure to provide services, or for any information, software, products, services and related graphics obtained through the IHMRI web site, or otherwise arising out of the use of the IHMRI web site, whether based on contract, tort, negligence, strict liability or otherwise, even if IHMRI or any of its suppliers has been advised of the possibility of damages. Because some states/jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages, the above limitation may not apply to you. If you are dissatisfied with any portion of the IHMRI web site, or with any of these terms of use, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using the IHMRI web site.