Terms & Conditions.

Limelight Site Terms and conditions / Disclaimer

Attention: Please read these terms carefully before using the Limelight Foundation Inc (Limelight) Web Site. Using this Web Site indicates that you accept these terms (“Terms of Use”). If you do not accept these terms, do not use this Web Site.






 Terms and conditions and Disclaimer

Online Consultations

Limelight accepts no responsibility for any medical events or outcomes related to use of the Limelight online consulting service.

Limelight Consulting Online is only available to residents of Australia.

Online consulting is not intended to be used to:

  • Treat a medical emergency
  • Treat an acute medical condition
  • Provide a final diagnosis and initiate a treatment plan
  • Issue medication by prescription
  • Offer clinical assessment or treatment or crisis intervention

Online consulting does provide secure and private exchange between a counsellor and a client so as to:

  • Provide advice, guidance, and direction
  • Supply information that may be relevant, to disorders, or problems faced by the individual
  • Provide members with up to date information on advances in the treatment of mental illness

Limelight Online Consulting is available to residents of Australia only.

The information exchanged in Limelight Online Consulting is confidential and intended solely for the client who submitted the question/discussion. It should not be considered as a definitive assessment or a recommendation to adopt any specific action or treatment. The advice is general and is not intended to be for any particular patient, but is merely intended as a guide. Before acting on any of the advice, the client should confirm that such action is applicable and suitable by referring to his or her own medical practitioner. Limitations of consultations without face to face consultation or investigations should be recognised.

Neither Limelight nor any of its affiliates or employees assume any legal responsibility for any incorrect or misleading information contained within Online Consultations.

Limelight Site content

The contents of the Limelight Site, such as text, graphics, images, information obtained from third parties and any other material contained on the Limelight Site (“Content”) are for informational purposes only. The Content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical/mental advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider within your country with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on the Limelight Site.

If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or emergency services immediately. Limelight does not recommend or endorse any specific tests, products, procedures, opinions, or other information that may be mentioned on the Limelight Site or related sites. Reliance on any information provided by Limelight, Limelight employees, others appearing on the Limelight Site at the invitation of Limelight, or other visitors to the Limelight Site is solely at your own risk.

The Limelight Site may contain health or medical related materials which you find sexually explicit or otherwise offensive. If you do not want to view material of this nature or may be offended by such materials, do not use the Limelight Site.

Copyright and use of content

Limelight authorises you to view or download a single copy of the material on the Limelight Site solely for your personal, non-commercial use, if you include the following copyright notice: “Copyright ©2005, Limelight Foundation Incorporated. All rights reserved” and other copyright and proprietary rights notices which were contained in the Content. Any special rules for the use of certain software and other items provided on the Limelight Site may be included elsewhere within the Limelight Site and are incorporated into these Terms and Conditions by reference. The Content is protected by copyright under both Australian and foreign laws. Title to the Content remains with Limelight or its licensors. Any use of the Content not expressly permitted by these Terms and Conditions is a breach of these Terms and Conditions and may violate copyright, trademark, and other laws. Enquiries or application for permission to copy Content otherwise than is permitted by these Terms of Use should be directed to info@limelight.org.au. Content and features are subject to change or termination without notice in the editorial discretion of Limelight. All rights not expressly granted herein are reserved to Limelight and its licensors. If you violate any of these Terms and Conditions, your permission to use the Content automatically terminates and you must immediately destroy any copies you have made of any portion of the Content.

Liability of Limelight and its licensors

The use of the Limelight Site and the Content is at your own risk. When using the Limelight Site, information will be transmitted over a medium which, in many cases, is beyond the control and jurisdiction of Limelight and its suppliers. Accordingly, Limelight assumes no liability for or relating to the delay, failure, interruption, or corruption of any data or other information transmitted in connection with use of the Limelight Site. The Limelight Site and the content are provided on an “as is” basis.

Limelight, its licensors, and its suppliers, to the fullest extent permitted by law, disclaim all warranties, either express or implied, statutory or otherwise, including but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability, non-infringement of third parties’ rights, and fitness for particular purpose. Specifically, Limelight, its licensors, and its suppliers make no representations or warranties about the following:

  • The accuracy, reliability, completeness, currentness, or timeliness of the Content, software, text, graphics, links, or communications provided on or through the use of the Limelight Site or Limelight.
  • The satisfaction of government regulations requiring disclosure of information on users details with regard to the Content contained on the Limelight Site.

To the fullest extent permitted by law in no event shall Limelight, its licensors, its suppliers, or any third parties mentioned on the Limelight Site be liable for any damages (including, without limitation, incidental and consequential damages, personal injury/wrongful death, lost profits, or damages resulting from lost data or business interruption) resulting from the use or inability to use the Limelight Site or the Content, whether based on warranty, contract, tort, or any other legal theory, and whether or not Limelight is advised of the possibility of such damages.

To the fullest extent permitted by law Limelight is not liable for any personal injury, including death, caused by your use or misuse of the Limelight Site, Content, or chatrooms (as defined below).

To the fullest extent permitted by law any claims arising in connection with your use of the Limelight Site, any Content, or the Public Areas must be brought within one (1) year of the date of the event giving rise to such action occurred.

To the fullest extent permitted by law remedies under these Terms and Conditions are exclusive and are limited to those expressly provided for in these Terms and Conditions.

Use of online chat

If you use online chat, you are solely responsible for your own communications, the consequences of posting those communications, and your reliance on any communications found in the Online chat. Limelight is not responsible for the consequences of any communications in the Online Chat. In cases where you feel threatened or believe someone else is in danger, you should contact your local law enforcement agency immediately. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or emergency services immediately. In consideration of being allowed to use the Online Chat, you agree that the following actions shall constitute a material breach of these Terms and Conditions:

  • Using Online Chat for any purpose in violation of local, state, national, or international laws
  • You agree that in the event of a crisis or an emergency you will not rely solely on Limelight’s Online Counselling service, and agree to seek help within your local area.
  • You understand this does not offer clinical assessment or treatment or crisis intervention
  • Posting material that is unlawful, obscene, defamatory, threatening, harassing, abusive, slanderous, hateful, or embarrassing to any other person or entity
  • After receiving a warning from Limelight or its representative, continuing to disrupt the normal flow of dialogue, or posting comments that are not related to the topic being discussed (unless it is clear the discussion is free-form) Impersonating another person
  • Distributing viruses or other harmful computer code
  • You understand the security issues and technical problems that may occur on the internet. Including, messages accidentally lost or misdirected, internet service providers downtime, or communications intercepted by a third party or hackers and that online counselling service is not responsible in any way whatsoever.
  • during the process of counselling that psychological pain & distress can arise, especially as difficult issues are addressed and worked through
  • Harvesting or otherwise collecting information about others, including email addresses, without their consent
  • Engaging in any other conduct that restricts or inhibits any other person from using or enjoying Online Chat or the Limelight Site, or which, in the judgment of Limelight, exposes Limelight or any of its clients or suppliers to any liability or detriment of any type

At its complete discretion, Limelight may, but is not obligated to, do any or all of the following:

  • Investigate an allegation that a communication(s) do(es) not conform to the terms of this section and determine in its sole discretion to remove or request the removal of the communication(s).
  • Remove communications which are abusive, illegal, or disruptive, or that otherwise fail to conform with these Terms and Conditions.
  • Terminate a user’s access to any OnlineChat and/or the Limelight Site upon any breach of these Terms and Conditions.

Limelight reserves the right to take any action it deems necessary to protect the personal safety of our guests or the public. Limelight has no liability or responsibility to users of the Limelight Site or any other person or entity for performance or non-performance of the aforementioned activities.

Limelight is not responsible for technical problems on the internet, messages accidentally lost or misdirected, Internet service providers downtime, or communications intercepted by a third party or hackers. Limelight is not responsible for any information that may not be accurate or given to Limelight by the user, thereby preventing Limelight from giving the user utmost effectiveness. Whilst, reasonable care is taken, this counselling service does not give a guarantee that the services provided meet your requirements, be error free or be successful in outcome. This online counselling service is not intended to offer crisis intervention or in-depth psychotherapy. Online counselling service or its counsellors are not responsible in anyway whatsoever for any decision, action or inaction made by you as a consequence of consultation(s) and is solely your responsibility. Limelight and its counsellors operate from within Australia and as such no legal action or personal indemnity whatsoever can be forthcoming from individuals outside of Australia, including but not exclusive to USA, Canada, UK.

Advertisements and Links to other Sites

Limelight does not endorse the content on any third-party websites. To the fullest extent permitted by law, Limelight is not responsible for the content of linked third-party sites, sites framed within the Limelight Site, or third-party advertisements, and does not make any representations regarding their content or accuracy. Your use of third-party websites is at your own risk and subject to the terms and conditions of use for such sites. Limelight does not endorse any product/solutions advertised on the Limelight Site.


You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold Limelight, its officers, directors, employees, agents, committee, licensors, and suppliers, harmless from and against any claims, actions or demands, liabilities and settlements including without limitation, reasonable legal and accounting fees, resulting from, or alleged to result from, your violation of these Terms and Conditions.


Limelight is based in Adelaide, Australia. Limelight makes no claims that the Content is appropriate or may be downloaded outside of Australia. Access to the Content may not be legal by certain persons or in certain countries. If you access the Limelight Site from outside Australia, you do so at your own risk and are responsible for compliance with the laws of your jurisdiction. The following provisions survive the expiration or termination of these Terms and Use for any reason whatsoever: Liability of Limelight and its Licensors, User Submissions, and use of Online Chat, Idemmenity, Jurisdiction, and Complete Agreement.


You expressly agree that exclusive jurisdiction for any dispute with Limelight, or in any way relating to your use of the Limelight Site, resides in the courts of the State of South Australia and you further agree and expressly consent to the exercise of personal jurisdiction in the courts of the State of South Australia, Australia, in connection with any such dispute including any claim involving Limelight or its affiliates, subsidiaries, employees, contractors, officers, directors, committee, telecommunication providers, and content providers. These Terms and Conditions are governed by the internal substantive laws of the State of South Australia, Australia, without respect to its conflict of laws principles. If any provision of these Terms and Conditions is found to be invalid by any court having competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of such provision shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of these Terms and Conditions, which shall remain in full force and effect. No waiver of any of these Terms and Conditions shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or condition or any other term or condition.

Complete Agreement

Except as expressly provided in a particular “legal notice” on the Limelight Site, these Terms and Conditions constitute the entire agreement between you and Limelight with respect to the use of the Limelight Site, and Content. Your use of the Limelight Site is also subject to the Limelight Privacy Policy.

Thank you for your co-operation. We hope you find the Limelight Site helpful and convenient to use! Questions or comments regarding the Limelight Site should be directed by electronic mail to info@limelight.org.au


The Limelight Foundation takes many precautions to offer you as much support and information as possible. We do however ask when you access this site you do so on the following terms and conditions:

That any information contained on this site is not provided as an alternative to the obtaining of psychological advice from a duly qualified practitioner and is only provided by way of a general overview of the topics covered.

That this site provides

1. links to other websites and

2. details of other practitioners, support groups and organisations providing psychological and medical treatments and therapies, and by proceeding with access you accept that the host of this site makes no representation as to the accuracy or suitability of the information and/or treatment provided by such other websites, practitioners, support groups and organisations.

3. That any information contained on this site is for personal use only and information and materials on this site are not to be reproduced without prior permission from the Limelight Foundation..

4. That any person accessing this site shall have no right to seek any compensation for any loss or damage from any party associated with the site howsever occasioned.

5. Limelight Foundation does not consider online counselling/advice to be an adequate substitute for face to face or phone counselling. While all precautions are taken, If you use the online chat you accept that the reliability and security limitations of internet technology limits confidentiality.

If you have any questions, please direct them to info@limelight.org.au

Thank you for your support.