Website Terms of Use

These Terms of Use apply to the use of this website, including the use of the information provided on this website. In ticking the check box, you agree to be bound by these Terms of Use. If you do not accept these Terms of Use, you will not be able to access this website.

In order to be able to access the information offered on this website, you must create an account consisting of your email address and password.

PIRI reserves the right to change these Terms of Use at any time. By continuing to use this website, you confirm your agreement to be bound by the change to these Terms of Use.

In these Terms of Use, the expressions "PIRI", "we", "us" and "our" are a reference to the Parent-Infant Research Institute.

1. Content provided for information and education only

The content contained on this website is presented by PIRI for the purposes of providing information and education to increase awareness of issues relating to aspects of infant care and the wellbeing of new parents.

The information provided on this website is not a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. The information should be considered in the context of information provided from other sources and you should make your own best judgment about any information or advice you choose to follow.

PIRI reserves the right to update the information on this website at any time

2. Disclaimer

While PIRI endeavours to ensure the accuracy, currency and suitability of the information contained on this website, PIRI does not take responsibility for and makes no representations about the accuracy, currency, reliability, completeness or suitability of this information for any purpose. The information is provided by PIRI in good faith and on an "as is" basis. PIRI does not undertake to keep this website updated.

You should ensure you obtain any appropriate professional advice relevant to your particular circumstances or concerns before acting or relying on any information or material which is made available to you through this website.

PIRI will not be liable for any injury, loss or damage (including special, indirect or consequential damage) which may be directly or indirectly suffered in connection with the use of or reliance on any information or material provided on this website or the use of external websites or services linked to this website.

3. Access to website

PIRI does not make any representations or warranties that your access to the information on this website will be uninterrupted or timely.

You must take your own precautions to ensure that the process you use for accessing this website does not expose you to the risk of viruses, malicious computer code or other forms of interference which may damage your own computer system. We do not accept responsibility for any interference or damage to your own computer system which arises in connection with your use of this website or any linked website.

No data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed as totally secure. Whilst we strive to protect such information, we do not warrant and cannot ensure the security of any information which you transmit to us. Any information which you transmit to us is transmitted at your own risk. Once we receive your transmission, we will take reasonable steps to preserve the security of such information.

You agree that you will not share your password, let anyone else access your account, or do anything that might put the security of your account at risk. You acknowledge sole responsibility for and assume all risk arising from your use of this website.

4. Links to external services and websites

This website contains links to other services and sites that are external to PIRI. PIRI has no direct control over the content of the linked websites or the information or advice provided by external services. We provide these links to you as a convenience only and these links may not remain current or maintained. The inclusion of a link from this website should not be construed as any endorsement, approval, recommendation of any of the information contained in the linked website or provided by the linked service. Use of a linked website or service is entirely at your own risk. We are not responsible for the content or privacy practices associated with linked websites. It is your responsibility to evaluate the accuracy, currency, reliability and correctness of information contained in and provided by linked external websites and services.

5. Copyright

Copyright in this website including text, graphics, logos, icons, sound recordings, material and software is owned or licensed by PIRI. You may not adapt, reproduce, store, distribute, publish, or create derivative works from any part of this website.

6. Other terms and conditions

These Terms of Use should be read together with our Privacy Statement and the terms that apply to participation in the Baby Steps program (if you choose to participate).

7. Applicable Law

These Terms of Use are governed by the laws in force in the State of Victoria, Australia.