|The Australian Kidney Foundation trades as Kidney Health Australia
Our Australian Business Number is ABN 37 008 464 426
ACN 008 464 426 - Company Limited by Guarantee
Refer our Kidney Health Australia Constitution.
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Kidney Health Australia - Intellectual Property
See IP belonging to Kidney Health Australia. This list may be updated as new projects and ideas evolve. The detail in this report is derived from the Australian Trade Mark Online Search System.
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Copyright applies to all information published by Kidney Health Australia and needs to be observed. When quoting information from any Kidney Health Australia publication or material, you must reference the source of this information.
There is no system of registration for Copyright protection in Australia. Copyright law comes from the Copyright Act and from court decisions and gives exclusive rights to license others in regard to copying the work, performing it in public, broadcasting it, publishing it and making an adaptation of the work. Copyright material will also enjoy protection under the laws of other countries who are signatories to the international treaties, of which Australia is a member.
As the peak body in kidney and urinary health, Kidney Health Australia seeks to identify interested parties who share in our vision. In establishing strategic partnerships across such sectors as pharmaceutical, water and other corporate organisations, we increase our capacity to propel these important health issues into the public domain. By engaging and capturing the attention of important influencers in media and political spheres, Kidney Health Australia can raise vital funds for medical research and create a sustainable platform for health messaging in the community to increase prevention and detection of this disease and its gateways.
Kidney Health Australia has developed a partnership strategy “Our vision through partnership” and invite any organisation to be a part of this initiative by offering active involvement in the delivery of sensitive and best practice modelled programs. Refer to Partnerships and Our Partners for more information about the current organisations, corporate partners or pharmaceutical companies who generously give unrestricted grants to Kidney Health Australia, to help us carry out our programs and work in the Australian kidney community.
Kidney Health Australia does not directly host paid advertisements for any product and does not host or receive funding from advertising or from the display of commercial content.
In this Privacy Statement - personal information means information or an opinion (including information or an opinion forming part of a database), whether true or not and whether recorded in a material form or not, about an individual whose identity is apparent, or can reasonably be ascertained from the information or opinion (source: Privacy Act 1988).
Kidney Health Australia understands the importance to its supporters of the discreet and confidential handling of their personal information. It is Kidney Health Australia’s policy to comply with the requirements of the Privacy Act 1988 and the National Privacy Principles contained in that Act, in all activities of Kidney Health Australia involving the collection, use, disclosure and handling of personal information.
Kidney Health Australia’s vision is to advance the public health agenda through awareness, detection, prevention and management of kidney disease in Australia and our region. KHA is highly motivated to work collaboratively with a range of stakeholders and partners to apply a direct and proactive drive to this critical task.
Kidney Health Australia has a rigorous quality assurance and approval process to ensure health educatio information we present, is evidence-based and reflects current best practice for each of its websites, which includes:
- Research, writing and editing
All kidney health resources are researched, written, edited and proofread by the Kidney Health Australia Publications Editorial team who have extensive experience in the health sector.
- Verification (external)
All kidney health resources are checked and approved by external content experts. These people are specialists in their fields and include clinicians, academics and other allied health professionals.
- Verification (internal)
All kidney health resources are checked by our Health Publications Editorial team and then referred to other areas of Kidney Health Australia as required.
- Review and updates
All kidney health resources are reviewed annually by external reviewers and approved by our Health Publications Editorial team.
Standards of Health Information
Kidney Health Australia is an approved information partner of Healthinsite in Australia and this approval endorses that our health and medical education information passes their strict quality assessment process. Healthinsite is your gateway to quality, trusted health information.
This site complies with HONcode standard for trustworthy health information: verify here.
Disclaimer: Information provided on our websites does not constitute medical advice and is intended for information only. Kidney Health Australia advises that you should consult a health professional for specific treatment recommendations.
Our collection of recommended weblinks are provided for your convenience. Although the quality of the sites has been checked by our health and medical team, Kidney Health Australia takes no responsibility for their content or reliability. The listing of these sites should not be taken as our endorsement. Be aware, other sites may link to our website without our knowledge or permission.
Kidney Health Australia reserves the right of its moderators to remove or ban any user of our Social Networking spaces, for violating any of our Social Networking Netiquette Guidelines, or for any other behaviour deemed to be inappropriate.
We encourage creative expression, however, as in any environment where people are given this freedom, conflict may arise. If an author uses language or materials that offend the material will not be displayed. Do not post content that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libellous, invasive to another's privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable. Treat other people's privacy as you would your own.
These areas have been presented to provide users from our kidney community with an opportunity to gain emotional support, share experiences with others with a similar lifestyle and chronic health conditions. Any comment posted in any of Kidney Health Australia social networking areas may be moderated, if they do not meet with our Social Networking Netiquette Guidelines. Ensure you are aware of these guidelines.
Internal social networking areas
Kidney Blog no registration required
Posts in Kidney Blog
may be moderated if they do not meet our Guidelines
YAP Space for registered users only
Our Health Team and National Consumer Council review posts in YAP Space
. Note: personal email or contact details cannot be posted in YAP Forum
- Kidney Cancer Connect - forum for those with a connection to Kidney Cancer.
- Home Dialysis Connect - forum for those interested in treatment options.
External Kidney Health Australia's social networking areas
Updated 27 August 2013