Advertising Policy

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The MediBoard website accepts advertising. 

The online MediBoard has education and advertising content. This is noted in the appropriate place on the website. Mediboard work with a number of health services providers, pharmaceutical companies, government and not for profit organizations.

Information on MediBoard has to meet the following criteria to be accepted:

  1. MediBoard ensures that the information is current and covers a range of diverse health and education topics. MediBoard will not contain resources that promote smoking, alcohol or unhealthy food and lifestyle choices.
  2. Health information will provide consumers with content to make an informed choice, therefore be evidence based and supported by NZCGPs or practices PHO.

The presence of an advertisement on the MediBoard website does not imply endorsement of the product, the company supporting the product, or the service being advertised. MediBoard will refuse an advertisement if we do not think it suitable for the web site. Advertisers do not exert any influence on the editorial content, selection of content or presentation of material on the MediBoard web site. Our editorial is independent and unbiased. Advertisers are responsible for complying with the relevant New Zealand guidelines for advertising their products and must be able to substantiate any claims they make. MediBoard respects your privacy and does not pass any information regarding individual members or users to advertisers or sponsors without your prior consent. If you follow a link from an advertisement you may be taken to a third-party website. MediBoard does not review or control the content of third-party websites and is not responsible for the accuracy of the information contained, or the views expressed, in those sites. If you supply information to those sites or access their products and services, you do so at your own risk. Advertising on MediBoard may be placed within the most relevant sections of the web site, but is not linked to any information you may have provided to us and is not targeted to you personally in any way, other than for the Google advertisements as described below. Advertisements from Google are displayed on this website. Google uses cookies to serve ads on this site. Google may use information (not including your name, address, email address or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. Please see the for more information. MediBoard has no control over the ads that are served. We do not endorse the services or products in these ads. If you find any of these ads offensive or have concerns about them, please email us at, and we will block the advertiser if we think the complaint is valid. Advertisers on MediBoard are not allowed to disguise their content so that it appears to be MediBoard content. All advertising material will be clearly labelled. MediBoard may, in its absolute discretion, refuse or withdraw a Paid Display Advertisement from publication at any time without giving reasons. Each advertiser warrants to MediBoard that the advertiser’s Paid Display Advertisement and its Content does not breach or infringe:

  any anti-discrimination legislation,

  any privacy legislation,

  any other law which may be applicable to the Paid Display Advertisement,

  such as laws regulating pharmaceutical products and therapeutic goods,

  any consumer laws,

  any Intellectual Property Rights of any other party, including copyright,

  trademark, obligation of confidentiality or other personal or proprietary information,

  any laws regarding defamation, obscenity, or contempt of any Court,

If an advertiser wishes to make a claim on MediBoard for credit, re-publication or other remedy in respect of a Paid Display Advertisement, the advertiser must send the claim to us in writing no later than twenty-five (25) days after the date of the Tax Invoice or date of publication for the Paid Display Advertisement, whichever is the earlier. MediBoard will only investigate complaints during normal business hours and any decision made by MediBoard, in its absolute discretion, if final Each advertiser indemnifies MediBoard on demand from any claim for any loss, damage or harassment (including legal costs on a solicitor and own client basis) in relation to any Content published on the Web Site on behalf of the advertiser. Each advertiser warrants that if its Paid Display Advertisement contains any Content which is the name or photographic or pictorial representation of any living person or anything by which a living person can be identified, the advertiser has obtained the prior consent of that person to use that Content. This policy may be revised periodically. Capitalised terms used but not defined in this policy have the meaning given to those terms in the Last revised: August 2020. Advertisers and media buyers with questions about advertising, with MediBoard should contact