Policies for the eClinic, privacy and security

This section gives you all the information you need to understand how you relate to us on the website, and what you can expect from us.


YfoodX Ltd operates the Web Site www.drrodneyford.comTM in New Zealand. Information contained on the Web Site may not be appropriate or available for use in other locations, and access to this Web Site from territories where the content of the Web Site may be illegal is prohibited. If you access the Web Site from other locations, you do so on your own initiative and you are solely responsible for compliance with applicable local laws. You may not use the Web Site or export the Content in violation of New Zealand export laws and regulations.

These Terms shall be construed and enforced in accordance with the laws of New Zealand, without regard to its conflicts of law principles and will specifically not be governed by the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods, if otherwise applicable. Any cause of action filed by you with respect to the Terms and/or your use of this Web Site must be filed in the City of Christchurch within ninety (90) days after the occurrence of the facts giving rise to the cause of action; otherwise the cause shall be forever barred.

Membership and registration

Certain areas of the Web Site require registration or may otherwise ask you to provide information to participate in certain features or access certain content. The decision to provide this information is purely optional; however, if you elect not to provide such information, you may not be able to access certain content or participate in certain features of the Web Site.

Please note that sweepstakes, contests or promotions offered via the Web Site may be governed by a separate set of rules that, in addition to describing such sweepstakes, contest or promotion, may have eligibility requirements, such as certain age or geographic limitations. It is your responsibility to read such rules to determine whether or not your participation, registration and/or entry is valid. When you provide information to the Web Site, you agree to provide only true, accurate, current and complete information on all registration pages.
If you register with the Web Site, you agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account or password, if any, and agree you will not sell, transfer or assign your membership or any membership rights. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password, if any, and for restricting access to your computer so that others may not access the password protected portion of the Web Site using your name in whole or in part. The eClinicTM reserves the right to terminate membership and/or deny access to the Web Site to any person in its sole discretion

Why Register?

Why do we require registration for access to the main documents on this website? Well, it is because we want to protect our in-depth content from being “borrowed”. Then we can be confident of putting up valuable material on this site without it being stolen.

Privacy statement

The Food Allergy eClinic is owned by YfoodX Limited.
The directors of YfoodX Limited have created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to privacy. The following discloses our information gathering, and our dissemination practices for this website: https://www.drrodneyford.comTM.

The site registration form requires users to give their contact information (i.e. name and email address). We use customer contact information from the registration form to send the user an electronic news letter and other information regarding our company’s products and services, from time to time.

Users may opt-out of receiving future mailings; This site www.drrodneyford.comTM gives users the options for removing their information from our database to no longer receive future communications or services. This site gives users options for changing and modifying information previously provided.

We will not give, or sell your email address to anyone. The only exception to this is if we sell our entire email business, at which time you will be notified at least two weeks in advance so that you can choose to opt out prior to the sale. This site contains links to other sites. YfoodX Limited is not responsible for the privacy practices, or the content of such web sites.


The Food Allergy eClinicTM is copyright, 2009 by Dr Rodney FordTM. All rights reserved. Without limiting the rights under the copyright reserved above, no part of this web site www.drrodneyford.comTM or publication may be reproduced, stored in or introduced into a retrieval system, or transmitted, in any form or by any means (electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise), without the prior written permission of the copyright owner,YfoodX Limited.
Copyright on posted documents. We respect the intellectual property of others and we ask our users to do the same. In accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, we have designated a Copyright Agent to receive notice of claims of copyright infringement on the Web Site.
If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please promptly provide the eClinic Copyright Agent the following information:

  • An electronic or physical signature of the person authorised to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest;
  • A description of the copyrighted work you claim has been infringed;
  • A description of where the material you claim is infringing is located on the Web Site;
  • Your address, telephone numbers and email address;
  • A statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorised by the copyright owner, its agent or the law;
  • A statement by you made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are either the copyright owner or authorised to act on the copyright owner’s behalf.

Internet security

We do not accept liability for the theft of personal data on the Internet (such as your credit card number). However, the security of your information, transactions, and money is the core of our business and our top priority. We use Securepaytech for online transactions which automatically encrypts your confidential information in transit from your computer to ours using the Secure Sockets Layer protocol (SSL) with an encryption key length of 128-bits (the highest level commercially available). Before you even register or log in to our site, our server checks that you’re using an approved browser- one that uses SSL 3.0 or higher. Once your information reaches us, it resides on a server that is heavily guarded both physically and electronically.

Linking policy

If you link to this Web Site, we require that you follow these guidelines. The link to this Web Site must not damage, dilute or tarnish the goodwill associated with any eClinic names and/or intellectual property, nor may the link create the false appearance that your web site and/or organization is sponsored by, endorsed by, affiliated and/or associated with the eClinicTM. You agree that you will not link to the Web Site from any source that is unlawful, abusive, indecent or obscene, that promotes violence or illegal acts, that contains expressions of racism that is libelous, defamatory, scandalous, or inflammatory or is otherwise inappropriate. If you do link to this Web Site, you may link only to the home page, and not to any other page, directory or sub-domain of the Web Site. Under no circumstances may you “frame” this Web Site or alter its intellectual property or Content in any way.

The eClinicTM reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate a link with any Web site that it deems inappropriate or inconsistent with the Web Site and/or these Terms. Neither the eClinicTM nor the eClinicTM Affiliates are responsible for the content or performance of any portion of the Internet including other World Wide Web sites to which this Web Site may be linked or from which this Web Site may be accessed. Users are requested to inform the eClinicTM of any errors of inappropriate material found on web sites to which this Web Site is or may be linked.