Please read carefully and completely the terms and conditions for Dr Shamitha Kathurusinghe’s website. Every effort is made to provide information that is accurate at the time of publication. However, matters contained in this website are subject to change at any time by the appropriate action of Dr Kathurusinghe and her practice team. Though we take exceptional care in providing digital content we give no assurance or warranty that information on this site is current, and take no responsibility for matters arising from changed circumstances or other information or material that may affect the accuracy or currency of information on this site.
Copyright on this website rests with Dr Shamitha Kathurusinghe unless otherwise stated. All aspects of this website including data, documents, graphics, web pages and logos are copyright to Dr Kathurusinghe and may not be reproduced in any shape or form without express consent.
No medical advice
The information posted here should not be considered medical advice and is not intended to replace consultation with Dr Kathurusinghe. We do not answer specific medical questions on the website but prefer that all factors pertaining to your reproductive health and specific conditions be discussed directly with Dr Kathurusinghe. This website should be used as a guide to supplement the advice or medical direction provided by Dr Kathurusinghe about your specific reproductive health.
This website is provided on an ‘as is’, ‘as available’ basis without warranties of any kind, express or implied, including, but not limited to, those of title, merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose or non-infringement or any warranty arising from a course of dealing, usage, or trade practice. No oral advice or written information provided shall create a warranty; nor shall members or visitors to the site rely on any such information or advice, but acknowledge that this information is provided as a general patient guide. This publication is not intended to be a contract, explicit or implied, and Dr Kathurusinghe reserves the right to make changes to the information contained without notice.
Disclaimer of liability
The user assumes all responsibility and risk for the use of this website and the Internet generally. Under no circumstances, including negligence, shall anyone involved in creating or maintaining this website be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, or consequential damages, or lost profits that result from the use or inability to use the website and/or any other websites that are linked to this site. We accept no liability or responsibility to any person as a consequence of any reliance upon the information contained in this site. Nor shall they be liable for any such damages including, but not limited to, reliance by a member or visitor on any information obtained via the website; or that results from mistakes, omissions, interruptions, deletion of files, viruses, errors, defects, or any failure of performance, communications failure, theft, destruction or unauthorized access. Where States or Countries do not allow some or all of the above limitations of liability, liability shall be limited to the greatest extent allowed by law in that jurisdiction.
Visitors agree to use the website only for lawful purposes and are prohibited from posting on the website any unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, or obscene material of any kind, including, but not limited to, any material that encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offence, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any applicable local, State, National or International law.
Users must observe and maintain the confidentiality of all security features relating to the use of the website (including passwords, access arrangements, etc) as notified. No data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed as totally secure. While Dr Kathurusinghe and her team strive to protect such information we do not warrant and cannot ensure the security of information that users transmit. Accordingly, information is transmitted at the user’s risk. I endeavour to ensure my website is secure through the use of firewalls. Personal data is maintained under strict security and can only be accessed internally by me or an authorised employee.
Third party content
Dr Kathurusinghe provides information of a general nature and though she does not expressly post or provide third-party access to this site she may use information that is from another source. When this occurs all reference to this information will be footnoted, referenced, or acknowledged as required by law.
Disclaimer of endorsement
Reference to any person, product, service, hypertext link to the third parties, or other information by trade name, trademark, supplier, or otherwise does not constitute or imply its endorsement, sponsorship, or recommendation by Dr Kathurusinghe in any form, nor is an endorsement of Dr Kathurusinghe implied by such links. Any external links on Dr Kathurusinghe’s website are for convenience and/or education purposes only.
Information is subject to change without notice. Any information on this website may unintentionally include technical inaccuracies or typographical errors.
Dr Kathurusinghe has developed a policy to protect users’ privacy in compliance with privacy legislation. Our policy is to inform users of the following:
the identity and contact details of Dr Kathurusinghe
what personal information is being collected
who is collecting personal information
how personal information is being used
to whom personal information is being disclosed
how personal information is being stored
how personal information can be accessed and corrected
Information collected is deidentified
Without limiting the means by which information is collected by Dr Kathurusinghe, the usage analysis software used by Dr Kathurusinghe may record:
unique visitors and sessions
requested pages, downloads, search terms used, posted forms, status and
errors, hits, and bytes downloaded per directory, file, and file type
entrance pages, exit pages, click paths, click to and click from, and length of session
domains, countries, and IP addresses
browsers, platforms, and robots.
The statistics are de-identified at the time of recording. This information is used for administrative purposes, including to improve and assess services and monitor usage patterns on our site in order to improve navigation and design features – helping users get information more efficiently.
Information collected – Identified
Dr Kathurusinghe may collect identifiable information such as contact details. Accordingly, we collect personal information to facilitate the development of our services and to improve the site for patient experience.
No data is stored in an unencrypted form.
Access to information collected
Dr Kathurusinghe will not knowingly make an attempt to identify users or their browsing activities. However, in the unlikely event of an investigation, a law enforcement agency or other government agency may exercise its legal authority to inspect our Internet Service Provider’s logs, and thus gain information about users and their activities.
Use and disclosure of information collected
Dr Kathurusinghe’s practice collects personal information for a number of purposes (being the primary purposes of collection), including:
to treat patients and ensure the best level of care;
to support and assist with patient rehabilitation;
to monitor and investigate conduct;
to implement, monitor and maintain quality assurance processes and systems, as well as processes and systems.
to enable internal administration, training, assessments, and reviews.
Any information users provide will only be used for the primary purposes for which users have provided it or a secondary purpose if it directly relates to the primary purpose or for any other lawful purpose.
Dr Kathurusinghe engages third parties or consultants to perform certain business functions. Therefore, it may be necessary to disclose personal site user information to those suppliers. Disclosures may also be made to other third parties, including advisors and regulatory authorities. Where disclosure takes place, Dr Kathurusinghe seeks to ensure that personal information is handled appropriately.
Complaints and concerns
Any concerns about Dr Kathurusinghe’s handling of personal information should be directed to our practice staff. Requests may be required in writing and resolution of concerns will be sought as promptly as possible.
The Australian Government’s Privacy Commissioner is an additional source of information, as is the New Zealand Government’s Privacy Commissioner.
Changes to privacy statement
Dr Shamitha Kathurusinghe reserves the right to modify or amend this privacy statement at any time, provided that those modifications or amendments comply with applicable laws.
Dr Kathurusinghe may provide further relevant privacy information to users at the point of collection, in which case, such information should be read in conjunction with this policy.
Currently we are using Google Analytics to analyse the audience of the website and improve our content. No personal information is collected through the use of Google Analytics.