Terms and Conditions

These Terms and Conditions are subject to change without notice.

This website is intended to provide general information about Sterling Healthcare Resourcing Pty Ltd, trading as Sterling Healthcare Resourcing, and its services, including information regarding some third party individuals and organisations.

These Terms and Conditions apply to this website and all its associated content, programs, services, and products mentioned.

By using this website, purchasing, or using any content, programs, services, and products mentioned, you agree to accept all parts of these Terms and Conditions. If you do not agree to all parts of these Terms and Conditions, please stop and discontinue using this website and all of its content.

If you continue to browse and use this website, including purchasing products and/or services from this website, either directly or indirectly through affiliate and referral links, you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following Terms and Conditions of use, which together with any applicable Privacy Policy, Disclaimer and Affiliate Disclosure, govern the relationship between Sterling Healthcare Resourcing Pty Ltd as owner of this website SterlingResourcing.com.au and SterlingResourcing.com (the “website”) and you in relation to our website.

For the purpose of these Terms and Conditions, the term ‘SterlingResourcing.com.au’, ‘SterlingResourcing.com’, ‘us’ or ‘we’ refers to the owner of our website, ‘you’ refers to the user, viewer, and/or subscriber of this website, and “content” means material such as text, software, images, audio and video, including links to that material.

Choice of Law

These Terms of Use will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the state of Victoria, Australia, without regard to any choice of law or conflict of law principles, regardless of where you live and/or where you access our Website, its information, programs and services from.

You irrevocably and unconditionally submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Victoria, Australia. If any provision of this agreement is found to be invalid or unenforceable by a court of law, that clause will be severed from these Terms of Use and such invalidity or unenforceability will not affect the remainder of the Terms of Use which will continue in full force and effect.

For the purpose of these Terms of Use, “Content” means material such as text, software, images, audio and video, including links to that material.

For Educational and Informational Purposes Only

All information on this website, including programs, products, services, telephone conversations, and emails, is meant for educational and informational purposes only. It is made available to you as self-help tools for your own use.

We draw on our expertise and over a decade of experience in helping both Australian and international doctors secure permanent and locum positions in Australia in order to provide and support you to the best of our abilities. We are not doctors or medical professionals.

No Guarantees and Release of Claims

Our role is to support and assist you in reaching your goals, but your success depends primarily on your own circumstances — including but not limited to factors such as your education and professional qualifications, skills, experience, work history, effort — as well as circumstances of the job market at the time – including but not limited to available positions, employer preferences, competing candidates, and so on.

We cannot and do not guarantee that you will attain particular results, and you understand that results differ from each individual. Your results may vary, and will be based on many variables, including but not limited to the ones listed above.

We are not responsible in any way for the information that you request or receive through or on our website, blog, emails, programs, services, and/or recommended products and services. In no event will we be liable to any party for any loss or damages, including but not limited to direct, indirect, special, incidental, equitable, or consequential damages, lost profits, personal or professional interruptions, personal injuries, accidents, misapplication of information or any other loss, malady, disease or difficulty arising out of the use of or reliance on this website, blog, emails, programs, services, and products and services mentioned.

Limitation of Liability

To the maximum extent permitted by law, under no circumstances (including but not limited to any act or omission on the part of Sterling Healthcare Resourcing) will Sterling Healthcare Resourcing or its related bodies corporate be liable for any indirect, incidental, special and/or consequential damages or loss of profits, revenue or goodwill whatsoever which result from any use or access of, or any inability to use or access, the website or any of its content and material. You expressly acknowledge and agree that Sterling Healthcare Resourcing does not exert control over users of the website (including individuals referred to on the website as guests and members) and is not liable either for their opinions or their behaviour, including any information and/or advice and any defamatory statements or offensive conduct.

Personal Responsibility and Assumption of Risks

You acknowledge that you are participating voluntarily in using this website or blog or any of my emails, programs, services, and products, and you alone are solely and personally responsible for the results. You acknowledge that you take full responsibility for your own career, life and well being, finances, as well as the lives and well being, and finances of your family and children (if applicable), and for all decisions you make.

Sometimes there are unknown individual risks and circumstances that can arise during use of our website, programs, services and/or recommended products or services that can influence or reduce results. We are not responsible for your personal actions or choices before, during or after any of our programs, services, and/or recommended products and services. You understand that any use of any information, services, suggestion, or recommendation is at your own risk, with no liability on our part.

You accept full responsibility for your use, or non-use, of any information provided by us through any means whatsoever. Your use, or non-use, of this information is at your own risk, and you absolve us of any liability or loss that you, or your family or children (if applicable) or any other person, may incur from you or their use or non-use of the information provided.

Accuracy of Information

Content and material on this website is provided in good faith and is derived from sources believed to be accurate and current as at the date of publication. Access to the website is provided on an ‘as available’ basis. Neither Sterling Healthcare Resourcing, its related bodies corporate nor its or their directors or employees make any representation or warranty that (i) any content and material on the website will be reliable, accurate or complete (nor do they accept any responsibility arising in any way for errors in, or omissions from that material); or (ii) your access to the website will be uninterrupted, timely or secure. Sterling Healthcare Resourcing will not be liable for loss resulting from any action or decision by you in reliance on the information on this website, nor any interruption, delay in operation or transmission, virus, communications failure, Internet access difficulties, or malfunction in equipment or software.

Although we make every effort to ensure the accuracy of published information on or through my website, blog, emails, programs, services and recommended products, the information may inadvertently contain inaccuracies or typographical errors. We are not responsible for the views, opinions, or accuracy of facts referenced in our website, blog, emails, programs, services, and recommended products or services. While every effort has been made to present you with the most accurate, up to date information, we am not responsible for the accuracy of my content.

Consultation, Coaching and Recruitment Services

The provision of Sterling Healthcare Resourcing consultation, coaching and recruitment services is subject to separate and/or additional Terms and Conditions, which will be provided to you, as applicable, at the time of engagement of these services.

Privacy Policy

Sterling Healthcare Resourcing collects, holds, uses and discloses personal information in accordance with our Privacy Policy. Sterling Healthcare Resourcing is bound by the Privacy Act 1988 and includes amendments to the Act, including the Privacy Amendment Act 2013 which introduces the Australian Privacy Principles.

Third Party Websites

Hyperlinks and pointers to websites operated by third parties will appear on Sterling Healthcare Resourcing website from time to time. These websites do not form part of this website, and do not necessarily indicate Sterling Healthcare Resourcing’s endorsement of those websites, or third parties, or any associated organisation, product or service, and are not under the control of Sterling Healthcare Resourcing or its related bodies corporate and neither Sterling Healthcare Resourcing nor its related companies have any responsibility for the contents of any such hyperlink or linked website. If you link to any such websites you leave this website and do so entirely at your own risk. Sterling Healthcare Resourcing recommends that you make your own enquiries and assessment about the material on these websites or third parties.

The website may display third party advertisements, which may or may not contain hyperlinks or referral buttons to websites operated by third parties. The display of such advertising does not in any way imply a recommendation or endorsement by Sterling Healthcare Resourcing or its related bodies corporate of the relevant advertiser, its products or services or any such linked website.

If you contact a third party using functionality provided on the website, including via email, Sterling Healthcare Resourcing accepts no responsibility for any actions taken by that third party in response to your communication or for any transactions entered into between you and the relevant third party.

Indemnification

You agree to indemnify and hold harmless Sterling Healthcare Resourcing and its related bodies corporate (and the officers, agents, partners and employees of each of these) against any and all loss, liability, claim or demand arising out of or in connection with your use and access to the website.

You will indemnify and hold us, our affiliates, suppliers and agents harmless from any and all claims, liabilities, damages, losses, costs, expenses, fees (including reasonable attorneys’ fees and costs) that such parties may incur as a result of or arising from your use of or connection to the Website, any violation of the Terms by you, or your violation of any rights of another party. This provision shall remain in full force and effect notwithstanding any termination of your use of the Website.

You will indemnify and hold us, our affiliates, suppliers and agents harmless from any and all claims, liabilities, damages, losses, costs, expenses, fees (including reasonable attorneys’ fees and costs) arising from your participation in any programs, services, and products offered through this Website. This provision shall remain in full force and effect notwithstanding any termination of your participation in programs, services, and products offered through this Website.

No Warranties

We make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, as to the operation of this website, the information, content, materials, programs, services, or products mentioned on the website. To the full extent permissible by applicable law, I disclaim all warranties, express or implied, including implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. I will not be liable for any damages of any kind arising from the use of this website including, but not limited to, direct, indirect, incidental, equitable, punitive and/or consequential damages.

Copyright

The content and material provided on the website is copyright protected. Except for the temporary copy held in the computer’s cache and a single permanent copy for your personal reference, the material may not otherwise be used, copied, reproduced, published, stored in a retrieval system, altered or transmitted in any form or by any means in whole or part (except where such use constitutes fair dealing under the Copyright Act) without the prior written approval of Sterling Healthcare Resourcing.

You may not use any part of the content on the website to establish, maintain or provide, or assist in establishing, maintaining or providing your own publications, Internet site or other means of distribution.

Access to Website: Information You Submit

General use of the Website will not require that you sign in, create an account and password, or submit any information to us, however, participation in programs and services offered on this website, as well as receiving newsletters and accessing certain information may require that you set up an account and password.

If you voluntarily choose to provide your personal information to receive newsletters or other communications from me, you understand and agree that I may collect, store, and utilise this information for any purpose whatsoever without restriction or compensation.

You are responsible for your own communications and any information submitted, and are responsible for any consequences resulting from these communications.

In consideration of your use of the website, you agree to:

  • provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself as prompted by the website’s registration form (such information being the “Registration Data”); and
  • maintain and promptly update the Registration Data to keep it true, accurate, current and complete.

In particular to register, you must provide your real name and email address. If you provide any information that is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, or Sterling Healthcare Resourcing has reasonable grounds to suspect that such information is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, Sterling Healthcare Resourcing has the right to suspend or terminate your account and refuse any and all current or future use of the website (or any portion thereof).

If you use this website, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your Registration Data and for restricting access to your computer, and you agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account or password.

Electronic Communications and Your Conduct

When you visit the website or send an email to us, you are communicating with us electronically. You also consent to receiving communications from us electronically. We will communicate with you by email or other means of communications as we deem appropriate. You agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications that we provide to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.

The website may contain electronic bulletin boards, chat rooms and other communication facilities which provide for feedback by users to Sterling Healthcare Resourcing, real-time interaction between users (including individuals referred to as guests and members) and other electronic messaging and notice services (“Communication Facilities”).

It is a condition of your use of any Communication Facility and your access to the website that you do not do any of the following:

  • restrict or inhibit any other user from using or enjoying any Communication Facility;
  • post or transmit any unlawful, threatening, abusive, defamatory, obscene, vulgar, pornographic, profane or indecent information or material of any kind, including without limitation any transmissions constituting or encouraging conduct that would constitute a criminal offence, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any applicable law;
  • post or transmit any material of any kind which violates or infringes upon the rights of any other person, including material which is an invasion of any privacy or publicity rights or which is protected by copyright, trademark or any other proprietary right or derivative works with respect thereto, without first obtaining permission from the owner or relevant right holder;
  • post or transmit any material of any kind which contains a virus or other harmful component;
  • post, transmit or in any way exploit any material of any kind for commercial purposes or which contains any promotional material or advertising;
  • delete any author attributions, legal notices or proprietary designations or labels in any file that is uploaded; or
  • download any file posted by any other user of a Communication Facility if you know, or reasonably ought to know, that the file cannot legally be distributed in such manner.

Sterling Healthcare Resourcing may from time to time monitor or review the contents of its Communication Facilities. While Sterling Healthcare Resourcing reserves its right to edit, refuse to post or to remove any information and/or materials (in whole or in part) that in Sterling Healthcare Resourcing’s sole discretion is in any way objectionable or in violation of any applicable law or the Terms of Use, Sterling Healthcare Resourcing has no obligation whatsoever to monitor any Communication Facility or to edit, delete or refuse to post such contents, nor is Sterling Healthcare Resourcing responsible for any contents in any Communication Facilities (including any information, comments and/or advice of any individual referred to as guest or expert whose statements on the web site are solely their own). You expressly acknowledge and agree that the Communication Facilities provide a means of public and not private communications.

Sterling Healthcare Resourcing reserves the right to cooperate fully with any law enforcement authority in any jurisdiction in respect of any lawful direction or request to disclose the identity or other information in respect of anyone posting any materials which violate any applicable or relevant law.

Contributions

Sterling Healthcare Resourcing may permit you to make share, publish, post, store or upload information including data, text, video, still images, audio or other material on the website (“Contributions”). You retain sole responsibility for and accept all liability for all Contributions you make to the website and Sterling Healthcare Resourcing disclaims any and all liability in connection with Contributions. Sterling Healthcare Resourcing assumes no responsibility for monitoring any Contributions, and does not endorse the information Contributions. Sterling Healthcare Resourcing is under no obligation to treat your Contribution as confidential.

Sterling Healthcare Resourcing may at any time, without liability to you, remove, alter or disable access to any or all of your Contributions in its sole discretion without prior notice to you.

User Licence

By placing any Contributions, information or other material on the website (including posting messages, uploading files, inputting data or engaging in any other form of communication), you grant to Sterling Healthcare Resourcing and its related bodies corporate a perpetual, royalty-free, non-exclusive, irrevocable, unrestricted, worldwide licence to do the following in respect of the Contributions, information or material:

  • use, copy, sublicense, redistribute, adapt, transmit, publish and/or broadcast, publicly perform or display, and
  • sublicense to any third parties the unrestricted right to exercise any of the foregoing rights granted.

The foregoing grant includes the right to exploit all proprietary rights in any such information or other material, including but not limited to rights under copyright, trademark, service mark or patent laws under any jurisdiction worldwide. You expressly waive in favour of Sterling Healthcare Resourcing and any other party authorised by Sterling Healthcare Resourcing all moral rights and any similar rights in any jurisdiction which you may have or hereafter acquire in respect of any relevant communication or other material. At the request and expense of Sterling Healthcare Resourcing, you will execute and deliver to Sterling Healthcare Resourcing such instruments and take such other actions as may be required to carry out this grant of licence and waiver.

Severability; Waiver

If any provision of these Terms and Conditions is held to be unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from these Terms and Conditions and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.

Termination

We may, in our sole discretion and at any time, terminate or temporarily suspend your rights under these Terms and Conditions and otherwise your access to the Website or any programs and services for any reason. We may also, in my sole discretion and at any time, discontinue the Website or any parts thereof or limit or restrict any user access thereto, for any reason, with or without notice. You understand and agree that we may take any one or more of these actions without any notice to you, prior or otherwise, and you understand and agree that I shall have no liability to you or any other person for any termination of your (or anyone else’s) access to or use of the website and all of it’s linked information and materials. You may discontinue your access to the Website at any time.