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GENERAL DISCLAIMER INFORMATION
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Whilst the Information contained in this Site has been presented with all due care, the State of New South Wales does not warrant nor represent that the Information is free from errors or omission.
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NURSE NETTIE DISCLAIMER AND PRIVACY INFORMATION
Ask Nurse Nettie is a service provided by nursing staff from the Sexual Health Info Link. While the sexual health nurses that respond to these questions do so to the best of their clinical knowledge and experience, it is not liable for the information it provides and does not substitute consulting with a Doctor. It does not attempt to diagnose any sexually transmissible infections or other health concerns. The service receives no financial or commercial gain and is also not liable for the content of external websites or services that it links to.
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Nurse Nettie is not an emergency or crisis service. If you are feeling unwell see your GP or go to your local Emergency Dept. If you need support, please contact the Kids HelplineHelpline (under 25) on 1800 55 1800, or Lifeline (over 18) 13 11 14.
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Links to other Internet Sites are not under the control of the State of New South Wales and are provided for information only. Care has been taken in providing these links as reference resources. However, due to the rapidly changing nature of the Internet content, it is the responsibility of the users to undertake their own investigations, decisions, enquiries about the information retrieved from other Internet Sites. Provision of these links does not imply any endorsement, non-endorsement, support or commercial gain by the State of New South Wales.
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We may in the future use de-identified information from and about the forum for the purpose of research. This means that we may use information – which is not linked to any individual user’s name or account details – for the purpose of researching whether the Play Safe community is reaching its health promotion goals. We may share this de-identified information with third parties such as university researchers, but we will never share or sell your personal information or any information which might be linked to your name or your Play Safe account details.
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