Cairns Orthopaedic Clinic



Intellectual Property

This Website and its content are protected by law, including copyright in its domain names, layout, text, images, photographs, illustrations, logos, animations, audio clips, video clips, software, and all products, services, processes and technologies described on the Website (Material).

Using the Website

This Website is for your personal, non-commercial use. All rights not expressly granted on this Website are reserved by COC unless noted otherwise. No part of this Website or its content may be sold, modified, copied, transmitted, displayed, reproduced, republished, licensed, framed, uploaded, posted or communicated, except for personal, noncommercial use.

If you wish to use any content from this Website in any way, please email COC ( or relevant copyright holder or owner for written permission.

You may use this Website only for lawful purposes and in accordance with these Terms of Use. You must not use the Website to spam, transmit or upload any material that contains viruses or any other harmful programs or that breaches any laws, including intellectual property or privacy rights, or otherwise interfere with or disrupt the Website.

Medical Information

Medical information presented on this Website or any linked website is for information only. It is not a substitute for professional medical advice. Do not use this information to diagnose or treat a health problem or disease without consulting a qualified health care provider. Please consult your health care provider if you have any questions or concerns.

Third-party Information and Links

These Terms of Use do not relate to your use of any product, service, process or technology described on the Website. You should consult the individual product warranty relevant to that particular product, service, process or technology. The Website may contain links or other connections to websites operated by parties other than COC (Links). These Links are provided for convenience only. If you use a Link to access a third party website, you do so entirely at your own risk. COC does not endorse or recommend any links to external websites, or third party content, including products and services offered by, from or through those websites or their content.

Disclaimers, Warranty Exclusions and Limitation of Liability

COC publishes the Website and its content in good faith, taking care to ensure accuracy and currency of information, but makes no warranty and accepts no responsibility for any error, omission, inaccuracy, misleading information or anything done or not done if you use, download, or act in reliance on any representation, information or data contained, linked or distributed through this Website. COC does not represent or warrant that the Website or the server which stores and transmits the Material to you are free from viruses or any other harmful components. To the fullest extent permitted by law, COC, its related bodies corporate and their officers, employees, agents and contractors disclaim all warranties of any kind (whether express or implied) in relation to the Website and the Material and will not be liable for any direct or indirect damage (including special and/or consequential damage, such as loss of business, loss of profits or loss of data) which results from any use or access of, or any inability to use or access the Website or the Material even if COC has been made aware of the possibility of such damages.

Without limitation to the foregoing, COC acknowledges that the laws in certain jurisdictions including Australia may imply warranties and conditions or impose obligations on the supply of goods and services through or by means of the Website which cannot be excluded, restricted or modified except to a limited extent. If any such laws apply, then to the fullest extent permitted by the law of the relevant jurisdiction and in the case of Australia to the extent permitted by the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth), COC limits its liability and if any liability remains it will be limited in the case of any services, to the supply of the services again or the payment of the cost of having the services supplied again.

Without limitation to the foregoing, you agree that liability, if any, arising out of any kind of legal claim or action in any way connected to the Website or the Material will not exceed the sum of AU$1.00.


You indemnify COC from and against all claims, actions, liabilities, costs and expenses (including legal costs on a full indemnity basis) resulting from your failure to comply with these Terms of Use.


These Terms of Use represent the entire binding agreement between you and COC, and our respective successors and assigns, and supersede any and all prior understanding, statements or representations, whether electronic, oral or written, regarding COC, the Website, or the information and contents on the Website.


No waiver of any obligation or right by COC will be effective unless in writing and executed by COC.

Applicable Law

The Website is controlled by COC from its office in Cairns, Australia. If you access the Website from locations outside Australia, you are responsible for compliance with local laws.

These Terms of Use must be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of Queensland, Australia. If a dispute arises in relation to them, it must be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Queensland.
If any of these Terms of Use are found to be invalid, unenforceable or illegal for any reason, the remaining Terms of Use will continue in full force and effect.

DISCLAIMER: To report any problems with this website, please contact Cairns Orthopaedic Clinic (COC) Administration at or phone: 07 4040 6240. By accessing, using or downloading material from this website you agree to follow and be bound by these Terms of Use, which constitute a legal contract. If you do not agree with them, please do not use this website. These Terms of Use may change without notice, so do check them from time to time. Read our full disclaimer.