Gotcha Equine Disclaimer


The use of the Gotcha Equine website and the terms and conditions for our providing information, is governed by our disclaimer. By using this website you acknowledge that you have read our disclaimer and that you accept and will be bound by the terms thereof.


Disclaimer and terms of use.


Unless stated otherwise, the contents of this website and these pages are protected by copyright. You may not reproduce any of the contents of this website in any form, nor may you use them in any other way, unless you have our prior written permission.


You may download, store in cache, display and print a single copy or a part of a single copy of information or material, in an unaltered form, from this site for your personal reference or for purposes directly related to your dealings with us. Information or material may not otherwise be used, copied, reproduced, published, framed, stored in a retrieval system, altered or transmitted in any form or by any means without the prior written permission of Gotcha Equine.


You are not permitted to reproduce, retransmit, distribute or use in any way the information or material on this website for commercial purposes without seeking prior written approval from Gotcha Equine. You may not use this website to sell a product or service or to increase traffic to your website for any commercial purpose.


You may download, display, print, reproduce and distribute information from the Gotcha Equine website that have been updated within the last twelve months without further permission. We only ask that you:


  • do not make or sell copies for commercial gain,
  • do not adapt or modify,
  • do not re-publish on a website,
  • do not suggest that Gotcha Equine endorses you,
  • do not pass off content as your own (including substituting or adding to the Gotcha Equine logo with your own),
  • retain the original copyright statement and disclaimer in any copy made, or include the following statement: © Gotcha Equine <year of first publication>. Reproduced with permission.


We give no warranty and make no representation as to the content of this website or its accuracy, and we accept no liability for any errors or omissions in it. We do not warrant that your use of the site will not infringe third party rights. We do not warrant that use of this site or materials downloaded from it will not cause computer virus infection or other damage to property. It is a condition of use of this site and the materials in it that you use it at your own risk. Neither we nor any of the website's editors or contributors shall be liable for any loss or damages suffered as a result of any use of the site, including but not limited to direct loss, consequential loss and loss of profits.


The content of the Gotcha Equine website is provided for information purposes only. No claim is made as to the accuracy of authenticity of the content of the website. In no event will Gotcha Equine, its agents, instrumentalities and employees be liable for the accuracy of the information contained on this website nor its use of reliance placed on it. The information on the web site is provided on the basis that all persons accessing the site undertake responsibility for assessing the relevance and accuracy of its content. Information published by Gotcha Equine is considered to be true and correct at the time of publication. Changes in circumstances after the time of publication may impact on the accuracy of this information and Gotcha Equine gives no assurance of any information or advice contained.


The advice provided in this website is intended as a source of information only. Always read the label before using any of the products mentioned. Gotcha Equine does not guarantee that the publication is without flaw of any kind or is wholly appropriate for your particular purposes and therefore disclaims all liability for any error, loss or other consequence which may arise from you relying on any information in this publication.


We may change these conditions of use from time to time. You will be bound by changes even if you do not re-visit this page to re-read this notice. These conditions of use are governed by the laws of the state of Victoria, and any dispute connected with this site is subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of that state.


Guidelines for linking to the Gotcha Equine website.


Gotcha Equine welcomes links to our website at Please observe the following guidelines when linking to the Gotcha Equine website:


  • Links must be presented in a way that fairly represents our role and our site,
  • The context in which you insert the link must not give your visitors the impression that your site, or your organisation, is endorsed or sponsored by Gotcha Equine,
  • Links to other parts of the Gotcha Equine website is permitted, however please note that the page to which you link may later move or become unavailable. Please routinely check any links to ensure they remain accurate,
  • You may not create frames around the Gotcha Equine website or use other techniques that alter the visual presentation or appearance of the Gotcha Equine website,
  • You are not permitted to reproduce the Gotcha Equine logo (for example, as a graphic link).


If you have any queries regarding linking to the Gotcha Equine website, or you wish to register your interest in including a link from the Gotcha Equine website to your organisation's website, please contact Gotcha Equine.


Reliance on information.


The information and material on the Gotcha Equine website is of a general educational nature only and is designed for the purpose of providing free equine health information for the benefit of the equine community. It is not necessarily complete, up to date or applicable to you personally and is not intended to be used as a substitute for professional advice. You should not rely on it to make decisions about your horses lifestyle or health care without consulting a veterinarian. Gotcha Equine does not accept liability for any injury, loss or damage incurred by use of or reliance on this information or material.


Gotcha Equine is not intended to replace professional consultation, diagnosis or treatment by a licensed veterinarian. Information contained on this website is of a general nature only and does not constitute veterinary or medical advice. If you require any veterinary related advice, contact your veterinarian promptly. Do not disregard veterinary advice or delay treatment as a result of accessing information at Gotcha Equine.


The content displayed on these pages is for information and educational purposes only. It does not replace, nor should it be considered an alternative to a veterinary professional. It is provided with the understanding that neither Gotcha Equine, Gotcha Advertising Pty Ltd, Horsemanship NZ, ProVide It New Zealand nor its contributors are engaged in offering veterinary services or advice. In case of illness or injury individuals should consult their own veterinary professional.


Lucy Prior is not and does not purport to be a qualified veterinarian or medical practitioner and does not purport to offer veterinary advice or veterinary treatment. To the extent permitted by law, Lucy Prior, excludes all liability for any loss or damage (including indirect, special or consequential loss or damage) arising from the use of, or reliance on, any information on the website. If any law prohibits the exclusion of such liability, Lucy Prior hereby limits her liability, to the extent permitted by law.


Information and material from this site may be used for the purpose of private study, research, criticism or review as permitted under the Copyright Act 1968 and may only be reproduced as permitted under that Act.


Copyright and Intellectual Property.


© 2009-2010 Gotcha Equine. All rights reserved. All information and material on this website including data, pages, documents, online graphics, images and web pages are copyright protected.


Links to external websites.


This website links to third party websites which are external to Gotcha Equine. Gotcha Equine takes reasonable care in selecting these sites, however, these sites do not form part of this website and are not under the control of Gotcha Equine. Gotcha Equine does not have responsibility for the content of these sites and does not accept liability for any injury, loss or damage incurred by use of or reliance on the information or material contained in these sites.


Third Party material.


Contents, opinions, resources, web links and other information and material of third parties are used with the permission of their respective originators or owners, where they are part of the public domain or where they are referenced by third parties. Should any originator or owner request their link or content be removed, please notify Gotcha Equine. Gotcha Equine does not necessarily endorse any company or organisation linked to from this site.


Please contact Gotcha Equine to request permission to use the information or material on this website for any purpose or by any means not permitted by this statement.



Gotcha Equine Privacy Statement


Gotcha Equine protects and respects your privacy. Gotcha Equine adheres to the National Privacy Principles, which provides minimum standards for the collection, use, disclosure and storage of personal information, and the rights of individuals to access and correct that information.


No personal information is gathered from our website for distribution for any purpose. We do not sell or provide your private information to any outside party. Information collected from customers is only used for the purpose of supplying an order, emailing our newsletter or collating survey information. An accurate record of customers is essential for this purpose. An individual may change information that we have collected by placing a request via email or writing and sending a letter to Gotcha Equine. Information is protected from unauthorised access, loss, misuse, disclosure or alteration. Such information includes name, address and contact details.


Gotcha Equine is committed to employing ethical business practices and acting with integrity towards our customers.


Gotcha Equine website.


When you visit Gotcha Equine online, information is collected relating to some aspects of your visit. This information cannot be used to identify an individual and is used only to provide us with an understanding of how users interact with our website. Information includes web pages viewed, the amount of time spent viewing our site, browser type and a visitor's country of origin.


You may be able to access external websites by clicking on links we have provided. These websites are not subject to our privacy standards, policies and procedures. You will need to contact or review these websites directly to ascertain their privacy standards, policies and procedures.


Changes to our privacy policy.


Gotcha Equine reserve the right to change our privacy policy from time to time. If we decide to change our privacy policy, information will be under our privacy policy so customers are always aware of what information we collect from them, how we use it and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose this information to third parties.


If at any point we decide that we wish to use personally identifiable information collected from our customers in a manner that differs from that stated at the time information was collected, we will notify customers by way of email. Customers will have a choice whether or not to consent to our using their personal information in accordance with our updated privacy policy.


If you have any questions regarding our privacy procedures, please contact us.


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