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This Website contains links to external websites and may on occasion, display content or information from other websites within frames on this Website, however the Stroke Foundation is not responsible or liable for third party content or information, does not endorse material on any linked web site and does not provide any warranty as to the quality, accuracy, source, merchantability, fitness for purpose or any other aspect of the content of those third party websites.
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Individuals and organisations are welcome to link this site to their own provided this is done in a manner which indicates that the link is to a Stroke Foundation page and is not misleading, however we do not automatically add a reciprocal link. As a courtesy and for our own records, please notify the web administrator email@example.com if you link to this Website. If you would like to submit a site for consideration to our Web Links page, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
We do not enter into reciprocal linking arrangements:
- solely for the purpose of improving search engine optimisation;
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- with web sites that are not specifically related to stroke: or
- with web sites where we consider that the content is not applicable to Australian users.
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Regardless of whether you register, your use of this Website constitutes acknowledgement that the views of members posting queries, comments or statements on this Website are the view or opinions of the relevant individuals and not the views of the Stroke Foundation, and are not endorsed by the Stroke Foundation.
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Users seeking research participants should refer to our approval policy. Any posts about projects that have not been approved will be removed.
Last updated: May 2015.