Electronic Communication Policy

The following guidelines pertain to online and email forums hosted by the Australia & New Zealand Academy for Eating Disorders Inc. (ANZAED)

  1. Forums are designed to facilitate discussion, information sharing and exchange that is relevant to the prevention, treatment, research, service planning and education in relation to eating disorders.
  2. When quoting other people or sources of information please identify the author and publication. Care should be taken not to quote out of context in a misleading way.
  3. Avoid using any reference that may identify a patient, including but not limited to actual names.

By participating in an ANZAED online forum, participants agree that they have read and will follow these conditions, and have read and will abide by the Disclaimer and Legal Notice below.


Online forums including listservs, webinars and chat rooms are provided as a service by ANZAED.  ANZAED accepts no responsibility for the opinions and information communicated by participants. ANZAED disclaims all warranties with regard to information communicated, whether posted by ANZAED office holders, contractors, members or any third party; this disclaimer includes all implied warranties of merchantability and fitness. In no event shall ANZAED be liable for any special, indirect, or consequential damages or any damages whatsoever resulting from loss of use, data, or profits, arising out of or in connection with the use or performance of any information posted on this site.

By posting material, the posting party warrants and represents that he or she owns the copyright with respect to such material or has received permission from the copyright owner. In addition, the posting party grants ANZAED and users the non-exclusive right and license to display, copy, publish, distribute, transmit, print, and use such information or other material.

ANZAED monitors forums for inappropriate communications and will remove communications which it believes do not comply with these guidelines.  ANZAED reserves the right to exclude individuals who do not abide by these guidelines.