Privacy Policy


The Emergency Medicine Foundation is committed to protecting user privacy. We understand and appreciate that visitors and users of this web site are concerned about their privacy and the confidentiality and security of any information that may be provided to us. Our Privacy Policy is based on the Information Privacy Principles contained in the Information Privacy Act 2009 (Qld) and the National Privacy Principles.


Content on the Emergency Medicine Foundation website is provided solely as information and is in no circumstances to be interpreted as advice on the treatment of any disease or condition. Under no circumstances should anyone undertake a medical course of action without consulting a qualified medical practitioner. To the maximum extent permitted by law, neither Emergency Medicine Foundation, its affiliates, nor any third-party content providers or licensors makes any warranty whatsoever, including without limitation: that the operation of the Emergency Medicine Foundation website will be uninterrupted or error-free; or as to the accuracy, reliability, availability, suitability, quality, or operation of any information, software, or service provided on or accessible from the Emergency Medicine Foundation website.

In no event shall Emergency Medicine Foundation be liable for any indirect, special, incidental or consequential damages arising out of or related to the use of the Emergency Medicine Foundation website or the information therein, even if Emergency Medicine Foundation was previously advised of the possibility of such damages.

The Emergency Medicine Foundation provides these pages as a service to the community and to inform the community and other researchers about the activities of the Emergency Medicine Foundation. Linking to this site is permitted provided that the link clearly identifies the Emergency Medicine Foundation as the owner of the target page. Deep linking is permitted as long as this identification clause is adhered to. As a courtesy, if you place a link to this site, please send an email to giving the URL of the page containing the link. The Emergency Medicine Foundation reserves the right to deny the right to link to this site or to withdraw that right if it has been granted in the past. The Emergency Medicine Foundation specifically does not allow any form of linking or display in which an Emergency Medicine Foundation page is “framed” or presented in such a way that it does not occupy the entire window of the browser. The Emergency Medicine Foundation does allow links in which a new browser window is spawned to display the Emergency Medicine Foundation page provided that the EMF page occupies the whole of that window.

Subscription service

Your personal data submitted through any subscription service form will be used solely by the Emergency Medicine Foundation. We will not disclose your data to anyone. There are security risks associated with transmission of information via the Internet. The Emergency Medicine Foundation has taken reasonable steps to safeguard against unauthorised access, use, modification or disclosure of personal information we hold electronically. Before deciding whether to use this facility you should make your own assessment of the potential risks to the security of your information.


The Emergency Medicine Foundation uses ‘cookies’ for maintaining contact with a user through a website session.  A cookie is a small file supplied by the Agency, and stored by the web browser software on your computer when you access our site.  All cookies will be immediately lost when you end your internet session and shut down your computer.  Our copy of your information will be automatically deleted twenty minutes after you last use our website.  This information is only used to help you navigate our website systems more efficiently, not to track your movements through the internet, or to record private information about you. Any system on this website that records information about you, will specifically ask your permission first.

When you visit this site, the Emergency Medicine Foundation makes a record of your visit and logs the following information for statistical or systems administration purposes:

  • The user’s server address
  • The user’s top level domain name
  • The date and time of access to the site
  • Pages accessed and documents downloaded
  • The previous site visited
  • Type of browser used

This information is analysed to show broken links in our website, bottlenecks, and other site problems. We use this information to maintain our site for your efficient use. No attempt will be made to identify anonymous users or their browsing activities unless legally compelled to do so, such as in the event of an investigation, where a law enforcement agency may exercise a warrant to inspect the Internet Service Provider’s log files.


The Emergency Medicine Foundation applies a range of security controls to protect its website from unauthorised access.  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 being viewed, intercepted or modified by third parties or that files which the user downloads may contain computer viruses, disabling codes, worms or other devices or defects.

The Emergency Medicine Foundation accepts no liability for any interference with or damage to a user’s computer system, software or data occurring in connection with or relating to this web site or its use.  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.

Site Use and Email

When you look at this web site, our web server records your visit and logs the following information for statistical purposes only – the user’s server address, the user’s top level domain name (for example .com, .gov, .au, etc), the date and time of visit to the site, the pages accessed and documents downloaded and the type of browser used. No attempt is or will be made to identify users or their browsing activities except, in the unlikely event of an investigation, where a law enforcement agency may exercise a warrant to inspect activity logs. Your name and address details will not be added to a mailing list, nor will we disclose these details to third parties without your consent unless required by law. Email messages may be monitored for system trouble shooting and maintenance purposes however.


All pages and documents on this website are copyright. Permission is given for unrestricted non-profit viewing and use via the Internet. Apart from this, and any use permitted under the Australian Copyright Act 1968, no part may be reproduced by any process without written permission.

Please direct any queries you have to:
Emergency Medicine Foundation
Suite 1B, Terraces
19 Lang Parade,
Milton QLD Australia 4064

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