Privacy Policy

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The Queensland Institute of Medical Research is committed to protecting user privacy. We understand and appreciate that visitors and users of this web site are concerned about their privacy and the confidentiality and security of any information that may be provided to us.

The Queensland Government has established a privacy regime for the Queensland public sector based on 11 Information Privacy Principles which are contained in an Information Standard(IS42) that agencies are required to adhere to. QIMR's Privacy Plan is based on those principles.


Content on the QIMR website is provided solely as information and is in no circumstances to be interpreted as advice on the treatment of any disease or condition. Under no circumstances should anyone undertake a medical course of action without consulting a qualified medical practitioner.

To the maximum extent permitted by law, neither QIMR, its affiliates, nor any third-party content providers or licensors makes any warranty whatsoever, including without limitation: that the operation of the QIMR website will be uninterrupted or error-free; or as to the accuracy, reliability, availability, suitability, quality, or operation of any information, software, or service provided on or accessible from the QIMR website.

In no event shall QIMR be liable for any indirect, special, incidental or consequential damages arising out of or related to the use of the QIMR website or the information therein, even if QIMR was previously advised of the possibility of such damages.

QIMR provides these pages as a service to the community and to inform the community and other researchers about the activities of the QIMR. Linking to this site is permitted provided that the link clearly identifies QIMR as the owner of the target page. Deep linking is permitted as long as this identification clause is adhered to. As a courtesy, if you place a link to this site, please send an email to giving the URI of the page containing the link.

QIMR reserves the right to deny the right to link to this site or to withdraw that right if it has been granted in the past.


All pages and documents on this website are copyright. Permission is given for unrestricted non-profit viewing and use via the Internet. Apart from this, and any use permitted under the Australian Copyright Act 1968, no part may be reproduced by any process without written permission.

Requests in the first instance should be addressed to:

The Webmaster
300 Herston Rd
Herston, Qld 4006