Terms and Conditions of Use

Use of site
By visiting and using this website (Site) and accessing its content (Content) or any online services available through the Site (Services), including any linked pages or information owned by Sonic HealthPlus Pty Ltd (Sonic HealthPlus) or otherwise, you agree to be bound by and abide by the following terms and conditions (Terms). Do not use the Site if you do not agree with these Terms.

Accuracy and currency of information

This Site was published on 30 November 2017.

Health alert information is published weekly.

You should be aware, however, that the information on this Site, or on any other website accessed via this Site may not necessarily be accurate, complete or current. There may be more recent information available through other means, or circumstances may have changed, and the information presented may not reflect the true state of affairs at any particular time. For various reasons, substantial delays may occur before particular information on the Site is updated.

General information only – always seek medical advice

No person should act, or fail to act, or otherwise rely on the basis of the Content on this Site.

The materials on this Site have been prepared for general information purposes only. They are not intended to be relied on as a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and are not prepared specifically for any particular patient or condition.

Information contained in the Content should be discussed with your treating doctor, before making any decisions or taking any action based on the Content. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider within your country regarding any medical condition you may have. Do not disregard professional medical advice or delay seeking such advice because of something you have read on the Site.

Disclaimer of liability

To the maximum extent permitted by law, Sonic HealthPlus and its officers, employees and agents disclaim any liability (including liability for negligence) to any person arising out of:

  • any action or failure to act by any person in accessing, downloading, uploading, using or relying on or dealing in any way with any materials from the Site or from any other website on the internet;
  • any errors or omissions on the Site or on any other website on the internet (including but not limited to errors or omissions arising as a result of the negligence of Sonic HealthPlus or its officers, employees and agents);
  • any medical events, injuries, illness or other outcomes related to or resulting from the access to or use of the Site; or
  • any delay or interruption in access to or use of the Site or any other website on the internet (including but not limited to delay or interruption arising as a result of the negligence of Sonic HealthPlus, its officers, employees and agents).

You accept all risks and responsibility for losses, damages, costs and other consequences resulting directly or indirectly from using this Site or any linked or associated website/s.

Where any statute implies any term into any arrangement arising out of accessing the Site, and that statute prohibits exclusion of that term, then that term is included. To the extent permitted by that statute, however, Sonic HealthPlus’ liability for any breach of such term is limited to the resupply of the relevant services.

Access from outside Australia

Sonic HealthPlus is based in Australia. Sonic HealthPlus makes no representation or warranty as to:

  • whether the Site, the Content or the Services are appropriate, legal or applicable; and
  • whether the information, products or Services available from the Site are appropriate or available for use in other countries, or comply with the laws thereof.

If you access the Site from outside Australia, you do so at your own risk and are responsible for compliance with the laws of that jurisdiction.

Changes to Terms

Sonic HealthPlus may change or terminate the features of the Site and the Content or any part of any of them, at any time and without notice, and in its absolute discretion. Any change in the Terms is effective immediately upon Sonic HealthPlus:

  • posting the changed Terms on the Travel Doctor-TMVC [Disclaimer] page; or
  • sending a message, either by electronic mail or conventional mail, notifying you of the change, whichever occurs earlier.

If any change to these Terms is unacceptable to you, you should immediately stop using the Site and terminate your registration with the Walkabout Club (if relevant).

However, if you continue to use the Content, the Services or the Site after the date on which the changes become effective, you will be deemed to have accepted the changes.

Opting out

You may unsubscribe from receiving email communications from Sonic HealthPlus at any time by using the published unsubscribe mechanism.


For details of how Sonic HealthPlus will handle your personal information (including your sensitive information), please refer to the Sonic HealthPlus Privacy Policy (as amended from time to time).


The information provided in the Site, and its design, text, graphics and software, are (unless otherwise stated) copyright of Sonic HealthPlus. You are granted a revocable license to download the materials contained in this Site for your personal use, including for the purpose for transacting with Sonic HealthPlus, but you must not remove or attempt to remove any copyright and/or proprietary rights notices appearing in or applying to the relevant material.

You must not otherwise modify, copy, reproduce, republish, frame, upload, post, transmit or distribute the contents of the Site in any way, except as expressly provided for on the Site, or with the written authorisation of Sonic HealthPlus.

Links and framing

Sonic HealthPlus does not warrant the accuracy of any hypertext links provided on the Site, nor the suitability or accuracy of any content located at those links. Links and frames connecting the Site with other websites are for convenience only and do not mean that Sonic HealthPlus is associated with, endorses or approves of such websites, their content, or the people who run or contribute to them. Use or reliance on the content of those websites is at the user's own risk.

Posted content

Sonic HealthPlus reserves the right, in its absolute discretion, to delete, alter or move any Content or other posted material on the Site. Sonic HealthPlus is under no obligation to update any information on the Site, or to correct any inaccuracy on the Site.