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Disclaimer

  • The Foundation House website is operated by The Victorian Foundation for Survivors of Torture Inc (ABN 52 783 974 656) under the domain name foundationhouse.org.au.
  • Foundation House is a non-government community organisation that is politically neutral, non-aligned and non-denominational. Foundation House has no political affiliation.
  • Foundation House takes no responsibility for the views or opinions expressed by individuals, groups, support services and links appearing on this website. These views are not necessarily representative of the official views of Foundation House or any staff member of Foundation House.
  • This website is presented by Foundation House for the purposes of disseminating information about our organisation and services, free-of-charge to the general public.
  • This website is not a substitute for professional advice and is not intended to be used for therapeutic purposes or as a substitute for your own health professionals’ suggestions. Users are suggested to always seek other professional advice.
  • Foundation House makes no claims about the suitability of information contained in this website for any purpose. Information may include technical or typographical errors.
  • Foundation House disclaims that in no event shall Foundation House be liable for any direct or indirect damages, or any damages whatsoever resulting from personal loss or loss of use or loss of data whether through negligence or other action related to the use or performance of information contained within this site.
  • Persons, including minors, appearing on this site do so under their own volition and with their explicit signed and documented permission.
  • Foundation House may make design improvements or changes to information contained in this website at any time.

Copyright

  • Aside from fair dealing as stated under the copyright law in Australia or of your country and as necessary for the functioning of this website and its program, no part of this website may be reproduced or transmitted in any shape or form or by any means without the prior written and documented permission of Foundation House.
  • This prohibition does not extend to materials on this site that are expressed to be freely available for re-use or replication, subject to the conditions we specify.
  • Artwork, poetry, photographs and any other written material submitted by persons, including minors, remains the sole property of the contributing artist, writer or photographer and Foundation House.
  • Material cannot be reproduced in any shape or form without the prior consent of the contributing artist, writer or photographer and Foundation House.
  • Aside from fair dealing as stated under the copyright law in Australia or of your country and as necessary for the functioning of this website and its program, no part of this website may be reproduced or transmitted in any shape or form or by any means without the prior written and documented permission of Foundation House.

Photography

  • This website features images by Annette Ruzicka and Foundation House.
  • This imagery remains the property of Annette Ruzicka and Foundation House.
  • This material cannot be reproduced in any shape or form without the prior consent of Foundation House. Contact us today.

How We Handle Emails

  • We preserve the content of any email that you send us if we believe that we have a legal requirement to do so.
  • Any personal information contained in your email, including your email address, will only be used or disclosed in ways set out in our Privacy Policy .
  • Your email message content may be monitored by our Internet Service Provider or Foundation House employees for troubleshooting and maintenance purposes or where email abuse is suspected.
  • Defamatory or anonymous emails will not be responded to.
  • Email is an insecure communications medium and should not be used for confidential correspondence.

Links to Other Websites

  • This site contains hypertext links to other web sites. Foundation House is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites.
  • Linked websites are responsible for their own privacy practices, and we recommend that you read the privacy policy of such sites to familiarise yourself with their respective privacy practices.

Website Security

  • Every effort has been made to make this site secure. However, site users should know that the Internet is an insecure public network that may include potential risks, whereby a user’s transactions are viewed, intercepted or modified by third parties or where files that are downloaded (from other linked sites) may contain viruses or other such defects.
  • Foundation House accepts no liability for any interference with or damage to a user’s computer system, software or data that may occur whilst connected to this site.
  • Any feedback or suggestions received via email (including the sender’s email address) is kept strictly confidential and will be used only to respond to said feedback or suggestions.

Website Feedback

  • Your feedback is important. Contact us today.
  • We welcome comments or suggestions about our website so that we may continuously improve the range of information we provide.

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