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Terms & Conditions 

This disclaimer should be read in its entirety. The information available through (this site) is not a substitute for independent and personal professional medical advice. This site contains information, data, documents, policies, procedures, guidelines, images and general material prepared by The Australian Thyroid Foundation Ltd ("ATF"). ATF wishes to make available the information to better inform the community. In particular, the linked information and reference materials are intended solely for the information of the user. ATF does not accept any liability for any injury, loss or damage incurred by use of or reliance on the information.



ATF is endorsed by the ATO as a Deductible Gift Recipient. 

Donations over A$2.00 are fully tax deductible but are not refundable. A Tax Deductible Receipt will automatically be emailed for all donations over AUD$2.00 provided that a valid email address is supplied.

Information Subject to Change  

Any information on this web site may include technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. Furthermore, the information may change from time to time without any notice. Whilst the information is considered to be true and correct at the date of publication, changes in circumstances after the time of publication may impact on the accuracy of the information. ATF is not and will not be, in any way, liable for the accuracy of any information printed and stored or in any way interpreted and used by a user.

Membership Terms and Conditions

Please be advised that our secure payment facility will process your initial membership payment immediately with the debit/credit card information you provide and the email address you use on signup will be used by the ATF to contact you with thyroid news, member updates and membership renewal reminders.  The Australian Thyroid Foundation (ATF) will send you a series of renewal reminders email notices beginning 6 weeks before your annual renewal date.  Unless we hear from you otherwise, your membership will be changed to lapsed if after 14 days of your membership due date, you have not renewed your membership.  You can change your choice of membership period, contact details or cancel your membership at any time via the information listed on the website or on your renewal notice.

Members Access to Website Member Section

Current Membership to the Australian Thyroid Foundation gives access to The Member Section of The Australian Thyroid Foundation Web Site by using registered logins.  The Member Section is provided subject to these terms and conditions.  If you cannot access the Member Section of the website, it may be because your Membership has expired.  If this is the case, please contact us via the details on our contact us page

No Warranties 

To the extent permitted by law, this web site and the information and services provided on this web site, are 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 by ATF or its employees shall create a warranty; nor should visitors to the site rely on any such information or advice.

Disclaimer of Liability 

The user assumes all responsibility and risk for the use of this web site and the information and services provided on this web site, and the Internet generally. Under no circumstances, including negligence, shall ATF or its employees or anyone else involved in creating or maintaining this web site be liable for any DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL or CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, LOST PROFITS, REVENUE, DATA, GOODWILL, BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY OR BARGAIN, that result from the use or inability to use the web site and/or any other web sites which are linked to this site, or the information and services provided on the web site. Nor shall ATF or its employees be liable for any such damages including, but not limited to, reliance by a visitor on any information obtained via the web site; or that result from mistakes, omissions, interruptions, deletion of files, viruses, errors, defects, or any failure of performance, communications failure, theft, destruction or unauthorised access. In states which do not allow some or all of the above limitations of liability, liability shall be limited to the greatest extent allowed by law.

Online Conduct 

Users of this web site agree to use the web site only for lawful purposes and are prohibited from posting on the web site any unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory or obscene material of any kind, including, but not limited to, any material which encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offence, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any applicable local, state, national or international law. This applies to any posting that could be termed as Sexual Harassment and/or Discrimination.

Disclaimer of Endorsement 

Reference to any products, services, hypertext link to the third parties or other information by trade name, trade mark, supplier or otherwise does not constitute or imply its endorsement, sponsorship or recommendation by ATF or its employees. Nor is an endorsement of ATF implied by such links.

Link Disclaimer 

These links are provided simply for convenience, and it should not be implied that ATF recommends, endorses or approves of any of the content at the linked site(s). ATF takes no responsibility for the accuracy, currency, reliability and correctness of information, links or references to information sources (including Internet sites) outside of this site. Views or recommendations provided in linked sites do not necessarily reflect those of ATF. It is the responsibility of the users to make their own investigations, decisions, enquiries about the information retrieved from other Internet sites. 

Internet Usage Risks 

Users should be aware that the World Wide Web is an insecure public network that gives rise to a potential risk that a user's transactions are being viewed, intercepted or modified by third parties or that files which the user downloads may contain computer viruses or other defects. ATF accepts no liability for any interference with or damage to a user's computer system, software or data occurring in connection with this web site. Users are encouraged to take appropriate and adequate precautions to ensure that whatever is selected from this site is free of viruses or other contamination that may interfere with or damage the user's computer system, software or data. 

Restrictions on Use 

The information on this web site is protected by copyright. Excepted as expressly permitted by ATF, the user must not reproduce, publish, adapt or communicate the information on this web site to the public. ATF authorises the user to make a copy of the information on this web site for personal use only. 

Refund Policy 

ATF will provide a refund in the following circumstances: 

  • On any ATF branded merchandise purchased at a hosted ATF event (Event), providing the item purchased is returned in its present condition within fourteen (14) days of purchase.
  • On any ATF branded merchandise purchased at an event not hosted by ATF or from a registered 3rd party seller of ATF merchandise, providing the item purchased is returned to ATF in its present condition within fourteen (14) days of purchase.

Australian Thyroid Foundation Events

A confirmation letter and tax deductible receipt will be posted or emailed within 72 hours of receipt of payment. Cancellations of tickets occurring less than seven (7) days prior to an event will incur a 10% administration fee. Cancellations made less than 72 hours prior to an event will forfeit full payment. Substitutes can be made at any time.

The Australian Thyroid Foundation will not provide a refund in the following circumstances: 

  • The monies received is by way of a donation, unless that donation is made in error and ATF is advised, in writing, within 24 hours of the error being made;
  • The payment to ATF is made for any auction item, silent auction item or raffle ticket at an ATF run Event;
  • All payments made at events not hosted by ATF, but where the proceeds are subsequently donated to ATF.


All transactions are in Australian Dollars (AUD$).

Transactions will appear on your credit card statement as "Australian Thyroid Foundation Ltd".


ATF uses the latest 128-bit SSL (secure sockets layer) encryption technology. 128-bit SSL encryption is the current industry standard. If you have any questions regarding our security policy, please contact us at

Credit card fraud

Most banks and card issuers either cover all the charges that result from unauthorised use of your credit card, or may limit your liability to $50.00. In the unlikely event of unauthorised use of your credit card, you must notify your card provider in accordance with its reporting rules and procedures.


We deliver products using Australia Post. Shipping costs are influenced by the size and weight of the product and your location. Exact shipping costs are calculated in the shopping cart and will be added to the order total before checkout.

Orders are dispatched within (5) business days. Shipping times are estimated at between (5) and (14) business days, depending on your location.

Use of Material

The information, artwork, text, video, audio, or pictures (collectively, “Materials”) contained on the Australian Thyroid Foundation website are expressly intended for personal or educational purposes. You may not modify or use the Materials for any other purpose without the Australian Thyroid Foundation’s express written consent. Except as provided below, you may not reproduce, republish, post, transmit or distribute any Materials on the Australian Thyroid Foundation Website. You may print Materials on the Australian Thyroid Foundation Website for personal or educational purposes only.

Privacy Policy

The Australian Thyroid Foundation’s use of any personal data you submit to the Site is governed by the Site’s Privacy Policy.

Medical Disclaimer

The information contained in or made available through the Australian Thyroid Foundation Website is not intended to replace the services of a trained health professional or to be a substitute for medical advice of physicians. Neither the Australian Thyroid Foundation nor any of its Affiliates will be liable for any direct, indirect, consequential, special, exemplary, or other damages arising there from.


The Australian Thyroid Foundation does not endorse any specific product available on the Australian Thyroid Foundation Website.

Limitation of Liability

Under no circumstances shall the Australian Thyroid Foundation be liable for any losses or damages whatsoever, whether in contract, from the use of, or reliance on any information presented on the site. By using this site, you expressly agree to be bound to the foregoing terms and conditions.


The website of The Australian Thyroid Foundation Ltd.,(ATF) is a source of information, support and advice for ATF members and the general public.

All information contained on this website is compiled for the benefit of website visitors. The ATF does not hold itself to be in any capacity other than that of providing support, information and advice to visitors of this website

All information provided by the ATF is of a general nature. Individuals should check with their treating doctor or healthcare professional before administering any treatment. All material contained on this website is the copyright and property of The ATF and can only be reproduced on the approval of the Office-Bearers and Committee Members of The ATF.


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The mission of The Australian Thyroid Foundation Ltd (ATF) is to offer support, information and education to members and their families through the many services provided by The ATF and raise awareness about health consequences of iodine deficiency and the benefits of good thyroid health.

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