Terms of use

By accessing, using or contributing to the What Were We Thinking! (WWWT) blog you agree to be bound and to abide by these terms of use, as well as the Jean Hailes for Women's Health website terms of use and privacy policy, available here, which form part of the WWWT blog terms of use.

Jean Hailes (JH) may change these terms of use, the Jean Hailes for Women's Health website terms of use, and/or its privacy policy at any time. If you do not accept a change made to these terms of use, the Jean Hailes for Women's Health website terms of use and/or the privacy policy, you must cease using the WWWT blog.

The information provided on the WWWT blog is designed to complement, not replace, the relationship between a parent and their own health professional. All blog posts are screened by Jean Hailes staff and, when needed, a qualified child and family health nurse or psychologist. Neither Jean Hailes staff, nor the experts, can provide medical or health advice to anyone accessing, using or contributing to the WWWT blog.

Rules for contributing

  • Be courteous and take care of each other. We rely on you to contribute positively to the WWWT online community.
  • Be authentic and honest. Identify yourself and any relevant professional affiliations.
  • Stick to the topic. Ensure your contribution is relevant to WWWT.
  • Keep it short. If you have a lot to say, consider posting it on your social channel instead.
  • Respect everyone’s privacy. Do not submit content that contains personal information.
  • Keep it legal. Do not suggest or encourage any illegal activity.

If you feel that content on the WWWT blog violates these rules, please email [email protected] and we will consider whether the content should be edited or removed. While JH may monitor, edit or remove content, it is under no obligation to do so.

  • Any opinions presented within blog posts are those of the individual contributors, not of JH.
  • If JH chooses to edit or not to display any content submitted by a user, or to remove it at a later date, JH will not notify the user who submitted it.
  • JH reserves the right to suspend an account and/or access to the WWWT blog at any time without notice or liability.

Ownership and licensing of content

You retain ownership of the intellectual property rights in relation to your content. However, you:

  • grant to JH, its licensees and assigns, a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, transferable and irrevocable licence (including the right to sublicense) to use, reproduce, modify, communicate to the public, adapt, translate, distribute, publish, create derivative works from and display any content submitted by you in any media, in connection with the operation and promotion of JH and the WWWT blog; and
  • voluntarily, unconditionally and irrevocably consent to all or any acts or omissions by JH, its licensees and assigns, in relation to content submitted by you which would, without this consent, otherwise infringe your moral rights in that content.

You must ensure you have the lawful right (including all necessary licences) to grant this licence to JH.

Disclaimer and limitations

In addition to the disclaimers contained in the JH website terms of use (which form part of these terms of use), you acknowledge and agree that:

  • The WWWT blog is made available to users on an ‘as is’ and ‘as available’ basis, and JH makes no representation, provides no express warranty or guarantee, and excludes all implied warranties (whether implied by statute or otherwise) about or in relation to:
    • the accuracy, quality or reliability of the content; or
    • the suitability or safety of any advice contained in any posted content or discussed on the WWWT blog.
  • Information posted by health professionals to the WWWT blog, including recommendations and answers posted in response to user questions, does not constitute a medical consultation or medical advice. To the extent permitted by law, you release JH from any claims that you might otherwise have against JH relating to the WWWT blog and/or your use of or reliance on any content or other posts.
  • While content submitted to the WWWT blog may be reviewed by a JH moderator who is a qualified child and family health nurse or psychologist, the WWWT blog is provided as a public service and for information purposes only; it is not a substitute for consulting, or obtaining independent medical advice from, a qualified health professional. JH cannot provide advice on the circumstances of individuals accessing the WWWT blog, and individual health advice is not and will not be offered to users or other individuals accessing the WWWT blog.
  • You must not rely on any information or content published on the WWWT blog. If you are experiencing emotional distress, or physical/psychological symptoms causing you concern, help is available.
  • Except in relation to non-excludable obligations, JH's liability to you arising directly or indirectly under or in connection with the WWWT blog or these terms of use, and whether arising under any indemnity, statute, in tort (for negligence or otherwise), or on any other basis in law or equity is limited as follows: JH's total aggregate liability under or in any way connected with the WWWT blog or these terms of use is otherwise limited to AUD100.00.


Questions or comments about these terms of use should be sent to JH at [email protected].

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