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INFORMATION, PRIVACY, TERMS & CONDITIONS

COURSE REQUIREMENTS

Course Prerequisites

These courses are open to qualified osteopaths, chiropractors, physiotherapists, medical doctors, massage therapists, as well as senior students of these related health professions.

Please note that the prerequisite for our Level 2 course is successful completion of Level 1 – Myofascial Needling & Cupping and a minimum of 3 months needling experience.

It is the participants responsibility that they hold current professional indemnity insurance and that they are current members of AHPRA.

Occupational Health & Safety

Due to health and safety requirements when needling, all participants MUST wear appropriate footwear. No open footwear such as thongs or sandals is allowed.

Please wear appropriate clothing that allows both you and a partner to perform needling techniques on each other.

Waiver

Every effort is made to teach and practice safe techniques under the supervision of our instructors. Nevertheless, there is always the possibility of injury. By registering and attending Manual Medicine Australasia’s courses, attendees agree to absolve Manual Medicine Australasia, the program directors and the instructors of any liability in the event of injury:

Attendees understand that Manual Medicine Australasia courses are participatory seminar programs in which all persons attending the courses are expected to practice on each other. This means attendees agree to allow their fellow participants, as well as the workshop instructors, to use acupuncture needles on various muscles throughout their body during the seminars.

Attendees understand that although the risk of any serious harm is minimal, there is nevertheless the possibility of injury. Specifically, placing acupuncture needles into the body could possibly result in puncture of an organ such as the lung, the puncture of a vessel (artery or vein), or a nerve injury. Hematomas may occur, and bruising may result. Fainting is also possible.

Myofascial cupping also contains minimal risk, nevertheless there is a possibility of injury, burn and physical discomfort. Hematomas and temporary skin discoloration may occur and is an expected outcome of treatment.

Attendees understand that the risk of complication, though small, is real. Attendees hereby hold the program directors, Dr. Jon Marshall and class assistants, the preceptors, courses, and Manual Medicine Australasia harmless for any injury sustained from participating in Manual Medicine Australasia’s programs. Also, attendees hereby hold the program directors, Dr. Jon Marshall and class assistants, the preceptors, courses, and Manual Medicine Australasia harmless for any injury sustained from techniques used in their own practice.

COURSE FEES & PAYMENTS

Course Fees

Generally, course fees are $590 inc. GST for early birds (adult enrolments booked more than one month prior to the commencement of their chosen course) and students (current student identification required). The standard adult fee is $690 inc. GST (adult enrolments booked less than one month prior to course commencement).

These fees may vary in cases where Manual Medicine Australasia offers, for example, shortened courses designed as an introduction or refresher, or courses taught by special guest lecturers. Please refer to the desired course pages.

Currency

The default currency on this website is Australian dollars (AUD). Where prices appear without accompanying indication of currency, please assume the price is in Australian dollars.

Payments

We accept payments via PayPal and direct bank transfer.

PayPal

You can pay using your Visa, MasterCard, or American Express credit card, or nominated bank account. You do not need a PayPal account to be able make a payment via PayPal.

Manual Medicine Australasia does not store any card information and all card information is handled over SSL encryption. Please read PayPal’s terms & conditions for more information on transactions made.

Direct Bank Transfer

If you opt to pay via direct bank transfer, our account details are as follows:

Bank: Commonwealth Bank of Australia

Account name: Manual Medicine Australasia

BSB number: 062 692

Account number: 3006 9507

SWIFT code (for international payments): CTBAAU2S

Manual Medicine Australasia must receive students’ complete payment to guarantee the selected course place and is not responsible for additionally incurred bank transfer fees, exchange rate fluctuations, or any other costs associated with transferring funds for payment.

Cancellations & Refunds

Please understand that due to the nature of our courses, we incur costs far in advance prior to the commencement of each course e.g. venue hire, flights and accommodation. If you cancel your registration 4 weeks or more prior to the commencement of the course, you will be eligible for a refund minus a 10% administrative fee.  Alternatively, you may transfer your registration to another course date at no extra charge within 12 months.

If you cancel your registration within 4 weeks of the commencement of the course, you will be unable to receive a refund, but may transfer your registration to another course date within 12 months.

In the event of any unforeseen or unavoidable circumstances, Manual Medicine Australasia reserves the right to cancel or postpone a course. If a course is cancelled due to low enrolment, a full refund will be given. If a course is postponed due to unforeseen circumstances or events, Manual Medicine Australasia will endeavour to re-schedule the course to a suitable later date. Otherwise, participants will receive first preference to places in any of our future equivalent courses. If the aforementioned circumstances occur, Manual Medicine Australasia will endeavour to contact participants as early as possible.

Please note: Manual Medicine Australasia is not responsible for any expenses incurred by the registrant due to cancellation of the course other than the registration fee, e.g. travel costs will not be refunded.

PRIVACY POLICY

Personal Information

We may collect personal information you give us such as your name and email address in order to keep you up-to-date with the status of the course you are enrolled in.

When you browse our site, we also automatically receive your computer’s internet protocol (IP) address, which is used to maintain the quality and operation of the website, and to provide anonymous general statistics regarding the use of the website.

With regards to email marketing, with your express permission, we may send infrequent emails about new products, sales and other updates. We will never sell your information to any third person or business. You have the right to inspect the information held about you. You always have the right to request Manual Medicine Australasia delete or correct the information held about you, simply contact us at info@manualmedicine.com.au.

Disclosure

We may disclose your personal information if we are required by law to do so or if you violate our Terms & Conditions.

Cookies

Manual Medicine Australasia uses cookies when you visit our website. A cookie is a small text file stored on your computer that contains information that helps the website to identify and track the visitor. Cookies do no harm to your computer, consist only of text, cannot contain viruses and occupies virtually no space on your hard drive. Cookies allow us to provide a more personalised shopping experience by remembering information about your preferences and passwords and allow you to move throughout our website without re-entering information.

By using our site, you agree to us placing cookies on your device and accessing them when you visit the site in the future. Deleting or disabling cookies does not prevent you from accessing the website published under our system, however please note that your user experience may be affected, and you might not be able to take advantage of certain functions of our site. To use Manual Medicine Australasia without troubles you need to have cookies enabled.

Third-Party Services

In general, the third-party providers used by us will only collect, use and disclose your information to the extent necessary to allow them to perform the services they provide to us. However, certain third-party service providers, such as payment gateways and other payment transaction processors, have their own privacy policies in respect to the information we are required to provide to them for your purchase-related transactions.

For these providers, we recommend that you read their privacy policies, so you can understand the way your personal information will be handled by these providers. Remember that certain providers may be in or have facilities that are located a different jurisdiction than either you or us. So, if you elect to proceed with a transaction that involves the services of a third-party service provider, then your information may become subject to the laws of the jurisdiction(s) in which that service provider or its facilities are located. Once you leave our store’s website or are redirected to a third-party website or application, you are no longer governed by this Privacy Policy or our website’s Terms of Service.

When you click on links on our store, they may direct you away from our site. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites and encourage you to read their privacy statements.

If our store is acquired or merged with another company, your information may be transferred to the new owners so that we may continue to sell products to you.

Changes to Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to modify this privacy policy at any time, so please review it frequently. Changes and clarifications will take effect immediately upon their posting on the website. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here that it has been updated, so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we use and/or disclose it.

 

TERMS & CONDITIONS

By accessing and using this website, you are agreeing to all the terms & conditions as set out below. These may be updated from time to time without prior notice.

Changes to Website Content

Manual Medicine Australasia reserves the right to amend any information, including but not limited to course prices, course dates, and terms of purchase without prior notice. Whilst we make all reasonable efforts to represent and accurately describe the attributes of our courses, please consider information as a guide only.

 

Course Availability

The inclusion of courses on this website at any given time does not imply or warrant that these will be available at that or any time. All orders are subject to availability and confirmation of the order price. If a course is sold out, Manual Medicine Australasia has the right to cancel the order and refund any amount paid via original form of payment.

 

Intellectual Property, Trademarks & Copyright

The intellectual property rights in all content made available to you on or through this website remains the property of Manual Medicine Australasia and are protected by copyright laws around the world. All such rights are reserved by Manual Medicine Australasia. You may store, print and display the content supplied solely for your own personal use. You are not permitted to publish, manipulate, distribute or otherwise reproduce, in any format, any of the content or copies of the content supplied to you or which appears on this website nor may you use any such content in connection with any business or commercial enterprise.

You shall not modify, translate, reverse engineer, decompile, disassemble or create derivative works based on any material supplied by Manual Medicine Australasia. Manual Medicine Australasia and its associated logos are trademarks and intellectual property belonging to Manual Medicine Australasia. No licence or consent is granted to you to use these marks in any way, and you agree not to use these marks or any marks which are colourably similar without the written permission of Manual Medicine Australasia.

 

Links to Our Website & Third-Party Links

Any permitted links to this website must comply will all applicable laws, rules and regulations.

From time to time, this website may contain links to websites that are not owned, operated or controlled by us or our affiliates. All such links are provided solely as a convenience to you. If you use these links, you will leave this website. Neither we nor any of our affiliates are responsible for any content, materials or other information located on or accessible from any other website. Neither we nor any of our affiliates endorse, guarantee, or make any representations or warranties regarding any other website, or any content, materials or other information located or accessible from such websites, or the results that you may obtain from using such websites. If you decide to access any other website linked to or from this website, you do so entirely at your own risk.

 

Prohibition

You must not misuse this website by committing or encouraging criminal offences such as, but not limited to, transmitting or distributing a virus, trojan, worm, or post any other material which is malicious, technologically harmful, in breach of confidence or in any way offensive or obscene. You must not hack into any aspect of the website, corrupt data, cause annoyance to other users, infringe upon the rights of any other person’s proprietary rights, send any unsolicited advertising or promotional material, or attempt to affect the performance or functionality of any computer facilities of or accessed through this website. Manual Medicine Australasia will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and disclose your identity to them. We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of this website or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it. The use of automated systems or software to extract data from this website is prohibited.

Termination

You or we may suspend or terminate your account or your use of this website at any time, for any reason or for no reason. You are personally liable for any orders that you place or charges that you incur prior to termination. We reserve the right to change, suspend, or discontinue all or any aspect of this website at any time without notice.

 

Indemnity

You agree to indemnify Manual Medicine Australasia, its owners, employees, consultants, agents, and affiliates, from any and all third-party claims, liability, damages and/or costs (including, but not limited to, legal fees) arising from your use of this website or your breach of these Terms & Conditions.