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Please read these terms and conditions carefully before using By using this site, you signify your assent to these Terms and Conditions. If you do not agree to all of these Terms and Conditions of use, do not use this site.
The Malaysian Dietitians’ Association (MDA) may revise and update these Terms and Conditions at any time. Your continued usage of the MDA website will mean you accept those changes. All aspects of the MDA website design, text, graphics, source code, software and all other material on this website are copyright to the MDA and its affiliates, or their content and technology providers, unless otherwise stated.
The MDA takes every effort to ensure the accuracy of the content of its website. However, in no circumstances shall the MDA nor any of its council members be liable for any loss, additional costs or damage howsoever arising, suffered as a result of any use of this web site or the information, content, or products.
1. Disclaimer of Liability
This site does not provide medical advice. The contents of, such as text, graphics, interactive tools, images and other material contained on the site (“content”) are for informational purposes only. The content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Nothing in this website constitutes individual dietetics advice. Always consult a suitably qualified dietitian on any specific problem or matter. Whilst we take every effort to ensure that the information contained in this website is both accurate and complete, no guarantees can be given. The MDA assumes no responsibility for information contained on this site and disclaims all liability to any third party for injury damage or loss suffered as a result of reliance on information on this website.
2. Virus protection
The MDA makes every effort to check and test material at all stages of production. It is always wise for you to run an anti-virus program on all material downloaded from the Internet. The MDA cannot accept any responsibility for any loss, disruption or damage to your data or your computer system that may occur while using material derived from this website.
3. Hyperlinks
Links to non-MDA websites
The MDA website provides links to many third party information providers who are not affiliated with the Malaysian Dietitians’ Association.
The Malaysian Dietitians’ Association does not endorse any of these sites, nor the information or merchandise contained or offered by these sites, and does not make any representations or warranties as to the security of any information.
In no event shall the MDA be liable for any damages whatsoever, including without limitation costs of procurement of substitute goods or services, lost profits, lost data, or any direct, indirect, special, punitive, incidental, exemplary or consequential damages related to the use, inability to use, performance or non-performance of the information or merchandise offered by such third party sites, even if the Malaysian Dietitians’ Association has been advised previously of the possibility of such losses or damages.
The MDA does not engage in reciprocal links and aims to provide links to websites that, at the time of providing the link, we believe provide valid public information.
Links to the MDA website
Websites may link to the MDA website without seeking permission. The link must not be used in a way that implies that the MDA endorses or has any affiliation with the website. The MDA logo may not be used as a link (see below).
4. Intellectual Property Protection
The contents and design of the MDA website and any material e-mailed to you or otherwise supplied to you in conjunction with the website are copyright of the MDA and its licensors. You may not use or reproduce or allow anyone to use or reproduce any trademarks (such as the "MDA” name and logo, or other trade names appearing on any MDA website) for any reason without written permission from the MDA. Such permission should be obtained from the Malaysian Dietitians’ Association by writing an e-mail to and cc to
5. Use of MDA Website Content
You may retrieve and display our website content on a computer screen or mobile telephone, print individual pages on paper (but not photocopy them) and store such pages in electronic form on your mobile telephone for your personal, non-commercial use.
Except as expressly set out above, you may not reproduce, modify or in any way commercially exploit any of the MDA's website content. In particular, but without limiting the general application of the restrictions contained in the preceding sentence, you may not do any of the following without prior written permission from the MDA:-
  • reproduce, store or distribute all or any part of the MDA's website content, including MDA documents, on any other website, server or other storage device connected to a network, or regularly or systematically store MDA intellectual property in electronic or print form; or
  • modify, publish, transmit, participate in the transfer or sale of, reproduce, create derivative works from, distribute, perform, display, or in any way exploit all or any part of the MDA's website content (including use as part of any library, archive or similar service) without the prior written consent of the MDA; or
  • remove the copyright or trademark notice from any copies or part copies of the MDA's website content made under these Terms.
Any use of " " content not specifically permitted above is expressly prohibited. Requests for permission for other uses may be sent to and cc to of the Malaysian Dietitians’ Association and may be subject to a fee.
6. Using the MDA logo
The MDA logo may not be used on any website for any purpose without permission from the Malaysian Dietitians’ Association by writing an e-mail to and cc to Permission for such use will be given in writing or by email and will be for a fixed time period.
You may not use the MDA logo on a web link page without permission.
7. Termination
The MDA may, in its discretion, terminate or suspend your access to all or part of “ " website with or without cause by delivering notice to you.
These rights of termination are in addition to all other rights or remedies of the MDA provided in these Terms or by law.
8. Copyright notice
The contents of these pages are © Copyright Malaysian Dietitians' Association unless otherwise stated. Copying, publication and distribution are prohibited other than in accordance with our copyright notice
The MDA is, unless otherwise stated, the owner of copyright and database right in this website and its contents. No part of this website may be published, distributed, extracted, re-utilized, or reproduced in any material form (including photocopying or storing it in any medium by electronic means and whether or not transiently or incidentally to some other use of this publication) except in accordance with the permissions set out below or as permitted by the Copyright Act 1987 as applicable.
IMPORTANT: The following permissions DO NOT APPLY to content supplied by third parties. For permitted use of third party content please apply to the relevant content owner.
License for personal use
You may view this site electronically.
You may, for your personal use only, save to your individual storage medium and print such extracts from this site as are necessary for such use ("extracted material").
License to recopy for limited purposes
You may recopy extracted material to an individual third party for their personal use only, but only if:-
  • you acknowledge the MDA website as the source of the material. You must include such acknowledgment and the MDA website address in the copy of the extracted material; and
  • you inform the third party that these conditions apply to him or her and that he/she must comply with them; and
  • you recopy the extracted material in complete and unmodified form.
This license to recopy does not permit incorporation of the material or any part of it in any other work or publication, whether in hard copy or electronic or any other form. In particular (but without limitation) no part of the MDA website may be distributed or recopied for any commercial purpose or for a fee.
The MDA reserves the right at any time at its discretion to withdraw or modify the licenses set out above.
9. Web Account Access
Any MDA member online account set up to access member-only locked pages on this site should only be used by the named MDA member.  The MDA reserves the right at any time to suspend the account if any non-member or suspicious use is detected. 
Please note: MDA membership is for the sole use of the named individual who applied and is registered on the MDA database, and must in no circumstances be used or shared with any other individual.