Terms & Conditions
Changes to Terms and Conditions
We may revise these Terms and Conditions from time to time by posting an updated version of them on the Site. Your use of the Site and/or acceptance of the Products constitutes acceptance of the most recent Terms and Conditions. By continuing to use the Site, You agree to be bound by the most recent Terms and Conditions. It is Your responsibility to check the Site regularly for updated versions of the Terms and Conditions. If You do not accept the Terms and Conditions, please do not use the Site.
Copyright and Trademark Notice
We own and operate the Site, and unless otherwise specified, all intellectual property rights in the content of the Site (including, but not limited to, logos, Site design, text, graphics, icons and images, photographs, graphics, typefaces, audio and video clips, software, code and other material) (collectively ‘Content’), are owned or licensed by Us. Content is protected by copyright, trademark or other intellectual property rights, and also may have security components that protect digital information.
We give You permission to use the Content for personal, non-commercial purposes only. Any unauthorised use of the Content may violate copyright, trademark and other applicable laws and could result in criminal or civil penalties.
The Site is an information resource and portal. The Site includes content that We have written. We review all health-related content We write before it is published.
Information contained on the Site may not include the most recent medical findings or developments. Site Content should not be taken as medical advice, diagnosis, counselling care or treatment. The purchase of a Product does not involve any direct consultation with a health care professional, however the Survey will be reviewed by a health care professional. You should not disregard, avoid or delay obtaining medical or health related advice from Your health care professional because of something You may have read on this Site.
The use of and reliance on any information provided on this Site is solely at Your own risk.
Access and Use of Site
You must be 16 years old or over to use this Site and order and/or receive Products.
Subject to the consumer guarantees in the Australian Consumer Law, We do not warrant:
- that You will have continuous access to the Site;
- that the Site will be uninterrupted or error-free;
- any results that may be obtained from using the Site, including but not limited to its information, content, or available products;
- the accuracy, content and availability of information found on the Site, or that found via any link to or from the Site, including external sites; or
- the delivery or security of communications over the internet that rely on or involve third party service providers.
Unless otherwise required by law, and subject to the remainder of these Terms and Conditions, Your use of this Site does not create any practitioner/patient, confidential, or privileged relationship with Us, or any other relationship that would give rise to any duties on Our part.
Any representation, warranty, condition, guarantee or undertaking that would be implied in these Terms and Conditions by legislation, common law, equity, trade, custom or usage is excluded to the maximum extent permitted by law, including any implied warranties of acceptable quality or fitness for a disclosed purpose.
To the fullest extent permitted by law, Our liability for a breach of a non-excludable guarantee is limited, at Our option, to:
- in the case of goods supplied or offered by Us, any one or more of the following:
- the replacement of the goods or the supply of equivalent goods; or
- the payment of the cost of replacing the goods or of acquiring equivalent goods; or
- in the case of services supplied or offered by Us;
- the supplying of the services again; or
- the payment of the cost of having the services supplied again.
Nothing in these Terms and Conditions excludes, restricts or modifies any consumer guarantee, right or remedy conferred on You by the Australian Consumer Law, or any other applicable law that cannot be excluded, restricted or modified by agreement.
Subject to this clause, Our sole and maximum aggregate liability (in respect of all claimants) arising from any Product sold on the Site will be the price of the Product ordered. We will not be liable for special, indirect, consequential or punitive loss or damage, loss of profits or anticipated profits, economic loss, loss of business opportunity, loss of data, loss of reputation or loss of revenue in any way related to the use of the Site or the Products.
You agree to indemnify Us, Our employees, contractors, officers, agents, related bodies corporate (as that term is defined in the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth)) and suppliers, from all liabilities, claims, fines, penalties, demands, proceedings and expenses (including legal fees on a full indemnity basis) that arise from Your use or misuse of the Site and Products. We may assume control of the defence of any third party claim that is subject to indemnification by You, and You will cooperate with Us in defending that claim.
The Site (including the Content) is designed and intended for Users in Australia. We make no representation that the Site is applicable to, appropriate for, or available to Users in locations outside Australia. If You choose to access the Site from a location outside Australia, You do so at Your own risk and You are responsible for compliance with local laws.
Overseas customers may purchase Products, provided they have a valid Australian mobile number and are able to attend a participating pathology collection centre in Australia.
When You purchase a Product, You must provide Us with all information requested in the mandatory fields on the Site to complete the transaction. You must provide true, complete and accurate information. If the information You provide is incomplete or inaccurate, or if We believe it to be incomplete or inaccurate, We may suspend or terminate Your current or future use of the Site.
You are responsible for any use of the Site that takes place through Your access. You must take all necessary steps to maintain the confidentiality of Your account or Use, and You must notify Us immediately of any unauthorised use or other security breach.
When accessing and using the Site, You will not engage or attempt to engage in any activities that:
- download (other than page caching) or modify the Site or any portion of the Site;
- impersonate or falsely claim to represent a person or organisation;
- are commercial, including selling, marketing, advertising or promoting goods or services; or
- frame the Site.
When accessing and using the Site, You must also not:
- post, link to, or otherwise communicate or distribute any inappropriate, profane, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful material or information;
- use the Site in a manner which is unlawful or would infringe the rights of another person including any intellectual property rights; or
- post, link to, or otherwise communicate or distribute any material or information that We deem inappropriate.
By using the Site, You consent to Us:
- receiving Your transaction details and personal information;
- using the information You provide to authenticate Your identity;
- providing You with a Request;
- retaining Your information and results as policies and law require;
- contacting You, electronically via MediRecords App., leaving a message on the mobile number You have provided to Us, or via Registered Post to the address You have provided to Us if there is a Results issue;
- reviewing Your pathology results;
- contacting You if Your pathology results are abnormal or are deemed notifiable by Us or by law;
- sending notice of normal pathology results (non-infectious) to You electronically via MediRecords App.;
- sending notice of abnormal pathology results (infectious) to You with follow up instructions electronically via MediRecords App.;
- reporting all carriers of notifiable diseases (as identified by the Australian Department of Health and set out in the National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System from time to time) to relevant government health departments for follow-up and for the purpose of keeping statistical records; and
- undertaking all other actions or providing all other notifications required to be performed or given by Us or the Provider, as required by law.
By using the Site, You acknowledge and agree that:
- it is Your responsibility to follow up and check Your Results in the MediRecods App.;
- test results are usually available within two business days of visiting a collection centre, although some test results may take longer depending on the complexity of the test and the geographical location of the collection centre. Also, in circumstances where abnormal results require confirmation testing or inconclusive results require recollection and testing, the test results can be further delayed; and
- We have no obligation to contact You personally about Your test results, and that You cannot claim against Us if You do not review Your Results in the MediRecords App.
Termination of Your access to the Site
We may at any time immediately terminate Your access (including restricting access) to the Site or any features of the Site for any reason (including due to Your breach or alleged breach of these Terms and Conditions) in Our sole discretion and without prior notice. Any indemnities given by You and any limitations of Our liability survive such termination.
The law of the State of New South Wales, Australia governs these Terms and Conditions. Any disputes or claims will be resolved by a court located in the State of New South Wales.
I acknowledge and accept that by proceeding with STI Testing with Stigma Health I am providing Stigma Health with my personal information.
I agree I am obliged to provide information that is accurate to the best of my knowledge and should I knowingly or negligently provide false or misleading information then the results of any information provided to me cannot be relied on by me, my executors, assigns or any medical person engaged by me.
I agree and acknowledge that in the event I am identified as having or likely to have a sexually transmitted disease then Stigma Health is legally required to provide date of the identification to public health authorities.
Otherwise, I acknowledge and agree Stigma Health will only release information about me if I agree and authorise it to do so in writing, if required by law or in a medical emergency if you are at risk of self-harm or harming another person.
By clicking Accept you confirm your acceptance of the above and further you accept that you indemnify Stigma Health for any failure by you to provide accurate information or to not attend to or receive further health care in the event of a positive test.
The STIGMA Health Website (‘Site’) is an online information source and retail portal owned and operated by Stigma Health Pty Ltd (‘We’, ‘Us’ and ‘Our’), for purchasing a professional service (‘Products’) comprising of the completion of a sexual health screening survery (‘Survey’), receiving pathology requests (‘Requests’), and receiving results and advice (‘Results’) online. For the purposes of these Terms and Conditions, ‘We’, ‘Us’ and ‘Our’ will apply to Stigma Health Pty.
These Terms and Conditions outline Our rights and responsibilities, and those of the people who use the Site (‘User’, ‘You’ or ‘Your’).
By using, browsing or accessing the Site, or using or receiving the Products from the Site, You agree to be bound by the Terms and Conditions below. We encourage You to read them carefully.
You agree that, by using the Site, You have read and understood Our Policies, understood their content and consented to their requirements.
You must not upload any personal information of another individual to the Site unless You first make them aware of Our Policies and have their consent to upload such personal information.
If You have any questions regarding Our Policies, Please contact Us via email at firstname.lastname@example.org