Privacy Policy

Australasian Society for Breast Disease (ASBD) is committed to observing high standards in its handling of personal information, and respects the privacy of its members, customers and website visitors.

Personal Information

ASBD may collect personally identifiable information such as name, postal address, telephone number, e-mail address, institution affiliation, through various activities of the Association. This personal information is collected and used by ASBD for the purpose of facilitating a relationship or providing information to its members.

The ASBD website resides behind a firewall and uses SSL (Secure Sockets Layer, the industry-standard security protocol used to communicate with browsers) to transmit personal information. Data is strongly encrypted during transmission to ensure that personal information is secure. Industry-standard data encryption techniques are used to protect personal information on PCO computers. SSL-capable browsers typically have a symbol on the browser window to indicate when they are in a secure mode.


ASBD does not sell or rent e-mail addresses to other organisations. ASBD may generate e-mail for the following types of communication:

Transactional e-mail, which is the result of a business transaction initiated with the ASBD.

Relationship e-mail, which is sent as an informational service because of a relationship with the ASBD.

E-mail sent to promote an ASBD activity.

E-mail that has a provision for opt-out will include instructions on how to do so. All inquiries regarding subscription-based e-mails should be directed to the ASBD Secretariat.

Mailing Lists

Postal mailing lists, comprised of full name and postal address, will not be sold or given to other organisations.

ASBD occasionally sends informational or promotional materials to members.

ASBD makes every effort to preserve your privacy, but we may need to disclose personal information when required by law.

External Links

The only domains covered by the ASBD privacy policy are and The ASBD website contains links to third party sites, however, ASBD is not responsible for the privacy practices or content of those sites. Users access linked websites at their own risk, and on the understanding they are leaving the ASBD website and ASBD has no liability whatsoever regarding the content or use of those websites.

Legal Information and Disclaimer

The materials presented on this website are distributed by Australasian Society for Breast Disease (ASBD) for information purposes only. The information is provided solely on the basis that readers will be responsible for making their own assessments of the matters discussed and are advised to verify all relevant representations, statements and information and obtain independent advice before acting on any information contained in or in connection with this site.

Although every care is taken to provide links to suitable material from this site, the nature of the internet prevents ASBD from guaranteeing the suitability, completeness or accuracy of any of the material that this site may be linked to. Consequently, ASBD accept no responsibility for unsuitable, incomplete or inaccurate material that may be encountered.

ASBD makes no claim as to the accuracy of the information on its site, or the accuracy of the information provided by third parties connected to the site or in respect of links provided to other internet sites, the accuracy of the information on those sites.

Whilst every effort has been made to ensure that the information is accurate, ASBD will not accept any liability for any loss or damage or harm which may be incurred by any person acting in reliance upon the information.

This publication is copyright. No part may be reproduced by any process except in accordance with the provisions of the Copyright Act 1968 (Australia).

Use of the website

You agree to use the website solely for the purpose of reviewing general information. You agree that you will not (either yourself or through any third party):

  • use any robot, spider, screen scraper, data aggregation tool or other automatic device or process (Automated Process) to process, monitor, copy or extract any web pages on the website, or any of the information, content or data contained within or accessible through the website, without the prior written permission of ASBD
  • use any Automated Process to aggregate or combine information, content or data contained within or accessible through the website with information, content or data accessible via or sourced from any third party
  • use any information on or accessed through the website for any commercial purpose or otherwise (either directly or indirectly) for profit or gain
  • use any device, software (including but not limited to introducing a virus, a worm or other malicious code), process or routine to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the website or any transaction or process being conducted on or through it
  • take any action that imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on the infrastructure of or bandwidth connecting to the website
  • reverse engineer, reverse assemble, decompile, or otherwise attempt to discover source code or other arithmetical formulae or processes in respect of the software underlying the infrastructure and processes associated with the website
  • copy, reproduce, alter, modify, create derivative works of, or publicly display, any part of or any content from the website without the prior written permission of ASBD or use the website for any other unlawful purpose or activity

Refund Policy


Annual membership subscription is not refundable once Elsevier (publishers of The Breast) have been notified of the subscription.

Meeting Registration

Meeting registration cancellations will only be accepted in writing. Cancellations made before the advertised 'early bird' registration date will be refunded, less AUD$100 administration fee. Registration cancellations made after the ‘early bird’ date and more than 30 days prior to a Meeting, or as specified in registration brochure / information will incur a 50% cancellation fee. No registration refunds will be made within 30 days of the event start date. Alternatively, a registration can be transferred to another person up to 14 days prior to a Meeting without incurring any cost penalty. The Meeting Secretariat must be advised of the transfer in writing.

Contact Us

Australasian Society for Breast Disease Ltd

ABN 12 078271324

Narellan LPO Catherine Field 2557

Postal Address: PO Box 1004 Narellan NSW 2456

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Phone: +61 477 330 054