The following policies guide Australian Beverages Council Ltd (“Beverages Council”) in maintaining this website.
When you browse this site you do so anonymously and you are not required to provide any personal information unless you choose to do so. A web server will recognize the domain name/IP address from which you are accessing this Site and certain other technical facts (such as the operating system and web browser that you are using), but never your e-mail address or other personally identifying information. Generic information from server logs is collected by the Beverages Council and used to track the number of hits to the site. The Beverages Council will use this information only in aggregate form and solely for improving Web site performance, setup, and design. This information is gathered automatically and nothing beyond the stated generic server information will be collected.
On various screens of the website, including member pages and contact forms, you have an opportunity to provide information to the Beverages Council about yourself. These include comments and feedback through contact forms, if available. Personally identifiable information will not be collected unless you voluntarily send an e-mail message to the Beverages Council or fill out and send an online form. The forms on the site enable you to submit your information to the Beverages Council via e-mail, and only the staff of the Beverages Council will respond to your inquiries. Responses are usually granted by email or phone. Any information obtained from you, including your e-mail address, will not be shared with third parties. Under no circumstances will the Beverages Council sell your e-mail address or other personal information to a third party. Comments or questions can also be made to the Beverages Council directly by using the provided contact information. The Beverages Council will respond to reasonable requests for information as rapidly as possible, subject to both staff discretion and legal limitations.
This site contains information about the Beverages Council and related work pertaining to science, policy, government regulations and the media. Materials on this site are provided for informational purposes only. Materials do not constitute legal or technical advice, and are not guaranteed to be complete or up-to-date and should not be relied upon. Users of the Beverages Council website should make their own inquiries in relation to their decision making. The site is intended for use by Beverages Council members, the general public, scientists, policy makers, health care professionals, academics, and members of the news media. All materials developed for the site are reviewed and approved prior to posting on www.australianbeverages.org Links to sites outside the Beverages Council website are allowed if, in our sole discretion, they contribute to our users’ understanding of the topic and the destination content is primarily of an educational nature.
The Beverages Council includes such links for the convenience of the user, but does not control or take responsibility for the content of any linked material. Our provision of these links does not imply that the Beverages Council sponsors, endorses, is affiliated or associated with, or is legally authorized to use any trade name, registered trademark, logo, legal or official seal, or copyrighted symbol contained within the linked material.
All text, images, logos and information contained on the Beverages Council site should be presumed to be the intellectual property of the Beverages Council unless otherwise indicated. All rights are reserved. The editor must be made aware of the source of the information submitted and each graphic or photograph to be posted. If the source of the submitted material is outside the Beverages Council, the source must be stated. Permission is granted to view, store, print, reproduce, and distribute any pages within this website provided that (a) none of the pages are modified and (b) this page is included with any distribution. The Beverages Council site does not accept advertising.
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