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PLRI Website Terms and Conditions of Use

This website is provided as a public service by Cheryl Overs of the Michael Kirby Centre  for Public Health and Human Rights at Monash University Melbourne Australia.

Use is subject to the following terms and conditions. Your use of the site is subject to these terms – if you do not agree to them, please leave the site.

People from many different walks of life are quoted and depicted on this website. Their inclusion here does not indicate their HIV status, sexual preference or occupation, nor does it imply that they agree with the content of the website or PLRI aims.

Disclaimer of liability

In the preparation of this website, every effort has been made to offer the most current, correct, and clearly expressed information possible. Nevertheless, inadvertent errors may occur. In particular, but without limiting anything here, Cheryl Overs disclaims any responsibility for typographical errors and accuracy of the information that may be contained on the web pages. Cheryl Overs also reserves the right to make changes at any time without notice.

The information and data included on PLRI web pages has been compiled from a variety of sources. Unless expressly stated otherwise, opinions given on this website are those of the individuals making them, and not those of Cheryl Overs PLRI or its funders or institutional partners:  Cheryl Overs, PLRI or its funders are not responsible for such opinions or any claims resulting from them. In any situation where printed publications differ from the text contained in this system, the printed documents take precedence.

Unacceptable use

You must not use any part of the website for any purpose which is illegal, immoral, offensive to others or in breach of others’ rights. This includes, but is not limited to any purpose which is discriminatory or harassing on the grounds of race, gender, religion, age or any other personal attribute, inciting hatred, abusive, defamatory, in breach of copyright or other rights and such other activity as Cheryl Overs may from time to time determine is unacceptable. 

Cheryl Overs may remove or block access to any content or communication for any purpose. If you feel that your rights are infringed by anything on this site, please contact Cheryl Overs giving a full description of the offending items and reasons. 

Disclaimer of reliability

While every effort is made to ensure that this website operates reliably, neither PLRI or Cheryl Overs or any PLRI institutional partners make any representations or warranties regarding the condition or functionality of this website, its suitability for use, or that the service it provides will be uninterrupted or error-free.

Disclaimer of damages

By using this website, you assume all risks associated with its use, including any risk to your computer, software or data being damaged by any virus, software, or any other file which might be transmitted or activated via this website. Cheryl Overs, PLRI or any partner institutions shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, special, incidental, or consequential damages, including, without limitation, lost revenues or lost profits, resulting from the use or misuse of this website or the information contained in this website.

Disclaimer of endorsement

Reference herein to any specific commercial products, process, or service by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise does not necessarily constitute or imply its endorsement, recommendation, or favouring by Cheryl Overs, PLRI or oany of its donors or partners. The views and opinions of authors expressed herein do not necessarily state or reflect those of PLRI, and shall not be used for advertising or product endorsement purposes.

Links to other websites

Links from this website may take you to other websites that are not controlled by Cheryl Overs or PLRI. While such links are provided in good faith, PLRI does not approve or endorse the websites to which it has established links in any way. Links are provided for your convenience only and Cheryl Overs or PLRI is not responsible for the content or privacy practices of any other website linked to or from this website. Use of any such links will not render PLRI liable to you or any other person for loss or liability of any kind.

We have tried to ensure that links to off-site materials are clearly indicated. If we have linked to your material and not clearly indicated that the content is non-PLRI, please let us know so that we can resolve the matter by making the link clearer, or removing the link.


Cheryl Overs holds the copyright to this collection of materials known as the PLRI On-Line Resource Centre.

Individual resources and images contained in the PLRI On-LIne Resource Centre are subject to their respective copyright. However PLRI encourages reproduction of  materials for non-commercial purposes. Proper attribution is requested, stating the original source of the material. Permission to make digital or hard copies of part or all of this work for teaching or not-for-profit use is hereby granted without fee and without a formal request provided that copies are not made or distributed for profit or commercial advantage and that full attribution appears on the first page. Copyright for web content and publications not owned by Cheryl Overs must be honoured and permission pursued with the copyright holder.

Copying in any other circumstances, including but not limited to any commercial use, re-use in commercial publications, or for translation or adaptation, is not permitted without prior written permission from Cheryl Overs for which a fee may be payable.

To request permission to reprint or republish material from this site, or if you are unclear who is the copyright holder, please contact: [email protected]

Storage and use of personal information

PLRI is committed to protecting your privacy.

When you visit the PLRI website, we log non-personally-identifiable information including IP address, profile information, aggregate user data, and browser type. We use this data to monitor usage and improve our website services.

In cases where you have provided PLRI with personal data, this may be used internally by PLRI to monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of the services we provide. We may also use this information to contact you in the future unless or until such a time that you say you do not wish us to do so.

When you request to receive information, publications or e-newsletters, you will need to provide a limited amount of information that identifies you personally. This may include one or more of the following: your name, address, telephone number, email other information appropriate to your request. We will not share your personal information with third parties unless your permission is requested.

Password protected services

You are responsible for the safeguarding of any information, such as passwords and user IDs needed for use of your computer and/or your account with PLRI, and PLRI will not be responsible for any consequences of such information failing to be adequately safeguarded.

You should not enter information on behalf of another person or about any other person.

You are required to use all reasonable endeavours to ensure against unauthorised access to the service, in particular the use of user names and passwords by unauthorised individuals.

Password reminders and other information from the service will be sent to the email address you have given.