Disclaimer

The Terms of Use and Disclaimer outlines the rules and regulations for the use of Epilepsy Queensland’s website, located at https://www.epilepsyqueensland.com.au.

Any copy of information or images from this website must be for personal, non-commercial use only, and must credit us as the source of the information.

Permission to use information and images on this website should be sought by emailing epilepsy@epilepsyqueensland.com.au.

You must not use information or materials from this website for commercial purposes without our permission.

Information on this website is for information purposes only. Epilepsy Queensland Inc (EQI) does not provide medical services or advice. You should consult an appropriate specialist for advice about your medical condition and its treatment. Do not make any changes to your treatment without seeking advice from your doctor.

Cookies

We employ the use of cookies. By accessing Epilepsy Queensland, you agreed to use cookies in agreement with the Epilepsy Queensland’s Privacy Policy.

Most interactive websites use cookies to let us retrieve the user’s details for each visit. Cookies are used by our website to enable the functionality of certain areas to make it easier for people visiting our website. Some of our affiliate/advertising partners may also use cookies.

License

Unless otherwise stated, Epilepsy Queensland and/or its licensors own the intellectual property rights for all material on Epilepsy Queensland. All intellectual property rights are reserved. You may access this from Epilepsy Queensland for your own personal use subjected to restrictions set in these terms and conditions.

You must not:

  • republish material from Epilepsy Queensland
  • sell, rent or sub-license material from Epilepsy Queensland
  • reproduce, duplicate or copy material from Epilepsy Queensland
  • redistribute content from Epilepsy Queensland

This Agreement shall begin on the date hereof.

EQI does not provide legal services or advice.

We are not liable for the results of any action you take based on the information on this web site.

Every reasonable effort has been taken by EQI to ensure that the information provided is accurate, but no responsibility can be taken for errors or omissions.

The opinions that appear on this website do not necessarily reflect those of EQI, our policies, or constitute recommendations. We don’t recommend any of the products that appear on this site. Similarly, links to other related sites do not constitute a recommendation or endorsement of the service or information.

Social media and forums

The purpose of our social media engagement is to improve the quality of life of people with epilepsy and their carers/families through support, information, education, community awareness, advocacy and research.

We value authentic and genuine participation in our online communities.

We encourage conversation and even debate of issues that matter to you and request that you do this respectfully.

We encourage you to share your insights, your experiences and the resources you have found useful. However as epilepsy is different for each individual, any advice regarding the treatment of epilepsy should be sought from treating health professionals.

Content determined to be inappropriate, in poor taste, or otherwise contrary to the purposes of our communities will be deleted.

Bullying, trolling, or abuse will not be tolerated. No warnings will be given, comments of this nature will be deleted and people engaging in this behaviour will be blocked. This includes defamatory comments.

Promotion of products for commercial gain or business promotion is not appropriate in our online communities. These posts will be deleted. If it occurs more than once, the person or page will be blocked.

What you can expect from us

  • We will share credible and useful information, education and resources.
  • Our social media sites and office will be monitored during business hours.
  • We aim to respond to questions and comments (where relevant) within 24 business hours.

If you are a Queensland resident and need to discuss your epilepsy and would like to talk to one of our Client Services Team, please call us on (07) 3435 5000.

If you need to speak with someone urgently outside business hours, please contact Lifeline or Beyond Blue.

If you are experiencing a medical emergency – please phone an ambulance or proceed to your nearest hospital.

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