Thank you for accessing our Website at www.bioclinicalservices.com.au (‘the Website’). The Website is owned and operated by BioClinical Services Pty Ltd ACN 627 220 740 (‘BCS’).
Please read through the following general terms and conditions which will govern your use of the Website (‘Terms’). By accessing, browsing, or using this Website, you acknowledge that you have read and understood these Terms and agree to abide by these Terms.
1. Licence to Use Website
1.1 BCS grants you a limited, revocable right to access and use this Website and print pages for personal, non-commercial or informational purposes only.
2. Copyright in Website Content
2.1 Copyright in the content contained on this Website, including but not limited to text, drawings, photographs and page layout, subsists under and is protected by the Copyright Act 1968 (Cth) and international copyright laws.
2.2 Copyright in BCS content on this Website is owned by BCS, and copyright in any government or third-party Standards or other documents which may be used on this Website from time to time will belong to those third parties unless otherwise stated.
2.3 Except as permitted under these Terms and applicable laws, no part of this Website’s content may be otherwise reproduced, adapted, or transmitted in any form by any process without the specific written consent of BCS.
3. BCS Trademarks
3.1 Unless otherwise indicated, the trademarks appearing on the Website are registered trademarks of BCS, and any use of registered trademarks without the prior written consent of BCS is a breach of the Trademarks Act 1995 (Cth) and relevant laws in other countries and is expressly prohibited.
3.2 Names of third-party companies and products mentioned herein may be registered trademarks of their owners.
3.3 BCS does not represent that it is affiliated with or has any commercial relationship with any third-party manufacturers who may be mentioned herein.
4. Linking to the Website
4.1 BCS grants to you a limited, revocable, non-exclusive right to create a hypertext link to the home page of the Website, provided that BCS is notified in writing of and approves in writing, such hyperlink and such hyperlink does not portray BCS or its products in a false, misleading or otherwise illegal or offensive manner.
4.2 You may not make any part of the Website available as part of another website by the use of online imaging, framing technologies or any other method of incorporating parts of the Website into another site without the prior written consent of BCS.
5. Linked Third-Party Websites and Information
5.1 The Website may contain links to third-party information and products. Unless otherwise indicated, such content and links are not owned, operated, or maintained by BCS.
5.2 BCS is not responsible for the content of any third-party material appearing on the Website or any third party sites linked to the Website. Unless stated otherwise by BCS, such information, advertisements, or links are purely for information purposes only and are not endorsements by BCS of the third-party information, sites or products, or any representation as to their quality, accuracy or completeness.
5.3 If you decide to access any third-party services or products advertised or linked websites, you do so entirely at your own risk. As far as lawfully possible, BCS accepts no liability or responsibility for the actions or omissions of users of the Website or linked sites in relation to the content contained therein.
6. User Submissions & Testimonials
6.1 Subject to its legal obligations with respect to privacy, any material, information, or testimonials submitted to BCS and posted on the Website will be considered as having been voluntarily submitted for use by BCS and as non-confidential and non-proprietary information and BCS is free to use such information on the Website and otherwise in its sole discretion, whether for commercial or non-commercial purposes and without liability or compensation to any person or entity.
7. Limitation of Liability
7.1 While BCS takes all reasonable care to include accurate and up-to-date information on the Website, the information provided should not be relied upon as being error-free or accurate. BCS makes no representation or warranty as to the timeliness, accuracy, or completeness of any such material, nor does it accept any responsibility arising from errors or omissions.
7.2 As far as lawfully possible, BCS accepts no liability or responsibility for the actions or omissions of any users of the Website in relation to the content contained herein.
7.3 All information provided on the Website is provided “as is” without warranty of any kind, express or implied, to the fullest extent possible under the law. In no event will BCS be liable to any party for any direct, indirect, incidental or consequential damages or losses whatsoever arising from access to or use of or downloading of information from the Website, including, without limitation, damages for loss of profits, business interruption, loss of information, data or damage to systems due to viruses or other harmful components.
7.4 BCS is not responsible for the deletion, failure to store, mis-delivery, or untimely delivery of any material accessed through the Website or external sites.
8. BCS Services Accessed via this Website
8.1 Access via the Website to BCS’ online Services will be governed by the BSC SaaS Terms and Conditions accepted by contracted Health Service Organisations ( HSO) when accessing those Services.
8.2 Documentation and information hosted in the BCS Library are accessible to all contracted Health Service Organisations ( HSO ) via a shared database accessible via encrypted URL access from within the HSO’s intranet.
8.3 Access to data, documents and information hosted in the shared database is not available to the general public.
8.4 HSO staff can only search and locate data, documents and information by Make and Brand Name.
8.4 The HSO is responsible for ensuring the access by staff is managed and compliant with local laws and HSO the policies and Procedures.
8.5 The BCS online Service an affordable option which allows HSO’s to standardise access to these manufacture supplied documents, ensure safe and intended use of this equipment and these devices are followed as per the manufacturers Instructions for Use, Quick Guides, Reprocessing and Decontamination Instructions etc.
8.6 The BCS online Service does not host pricing information, sales and promotional information, information comparing products to one another or any other document related to a sales or buying decision by staff of the contracted HSO’s.
8.7 The BCS online Service hosts and manages data and manufacturers information sent to us by the HSO, The manufacturer and / or local distributor via our Document Request Service or similar process. We do not sell documentation, instructions for use or another manufacturer supplied document hosted by us to anyone, any company or any entity in any form. We provide a document storage and management service for HSO’s.
8.8 HSOs are responsible for ensuring all documentation provided directly by them to BCS for inclusion in the shared database has appropriate copyright permissions in place.
8.10 Australian References:
8.10.1 NSQHS Standards 2021 Preventing and Controlling Infections Standard
9. Changes to the Website
9.1 BCS reserves the right to revise, change, modify or delete the content of any part of the Website, at any time, in its sole discretion and without prior written notice.
9.2 BCS does not accept any responsibility or liability whatsoever for any interruption or discontinuance of any or all functionality of the Website (including hypertext links to external sites if any) for any reason whatsoever.
10.1 If any of these Terms are held to be invalid, unenforceable, or illegal for any reason, the remaining Terms will continue to apply.
10.2 These Terms will be construed according to and governed by the laws of Australia. You agree to submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Tasmanian, Australia. If you choose to access and use the Website from other locations, you do so of your own initiative and are solely responsible for your compliance with applicable local laws and regulations.
11. Medical and Application Information, Medical Advice, Use of Equipment and Devices
11.1 BCS and our BCS online Service does not offer advice on any of the information stored on behalf of HSO’s related to their Use, Performance, Value for Money and any related function or feature that could be used for treating or diagnosing conditions as per their intended use. We support and advocate the consultation of suitable qualified medical and technical professionals with respect to these devices, and this includes the Manufacturer, their Representatives and/or authorised Distributors, qualified and Make & Model trained medical professionals, Clinicians, Nurses and Technicians. The BioClinical Services Pty Ltd Library does not engage in discussions and correspondence related to the use and application of Medical Devices and Equipment.
12. Responsible Person
12.1 The responsible person for the content of website, excluding all the downloadable User Manuals and other manufacturer supplied information, the management or privacy of the related information is George Koning and can be contacted at [email protected] or by mail at P.O. Box 1374, Lindisfarne, Australia, 7015.
13. Notices and Procedure for Making Claims of Copyright Infringement
13.1 We have made all reasonable efforts to:
13.1.1 clearly label material where the copyright is owned by a third party
ensure that the copyright owner has consented to this material being presented on this website.