Privacy Statement

The Addiction Sciences Queensland Website 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. To enable us to monitor our website’s performance, we may track your Internet Provider address and your session time. We cannot use this information to identify you. You will remain anonymous whilst accessing our website. We may from time to time place a “cookie” or trail indicator in the browser files of your computer. The “cookie” does not contain any personal information.

It will enable us to:

  • Relate your use of the site to information that you have specifically provided to us, such as a member password for any services we may provide via our website; or
  • Allow your computer’s browser to track searches you have performed on the site.

The Addiction Sciences Queensland Website will not disclose for profit or reward any personal information you have provided to us, to a third party except where:

  • You have provided your consent to do so;
  • Where it is reasonable to do so in the course of providing any of our products or services to you; or
  • When the law from time to time compels us to make such disclosure.

You are entitled to request access to all personal information you have given us. You may make any changes you deem appropriate, including the removal of personal information you do not wish us to retain. All questions or requests seeking more detailed information about the Addiction Sciences Queensland Website should be requested of our staff.


Please remember that medical information provided via the Addiction Sciences Queensland Website, in the absence of a visit with a health care professional, must be considered as an educational service only.

The information given is not designed to replace the independent judgement of a medical specialist about the appropriateness or risks of a procedure for a given patient.

People seeking specific medical advice or assistance should seek a medical assessment.