Australia Day

26 January 2015

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Terms of Use

The websites www.australiaday.org.au and www.australianoftheyear.org.au (the Websites) are owned and operated by the National Australia Day Council Limited ('NADC', 'us', 'we', 'our').
By using the Websites you agree to comply with these Terms of Use.  Please note that we may change the Terms of Use at our discretion and without notice.  By continuing to use the Websites you accept the Terms of Use as they apply from time to time.

Your use of content from the Websites

Unless otherwise stated on the Websites or on specific material found on the Websites, you may use the content appearing on the Websites for your non-commercial or personal use.  NADC may choose to make certain website content available to you on specific terms and conditions, in which case the relevant content and the applicable terms will be described on the relevant webpage or material and those terms of use will apply.

You must obtain our written permission prior to using, copying or reproducing any part of the Websites for a purpose which has not been expressly authorised by us. 

To request permission to use content from the Websites, or if you are unsure of what terms apply to use of particular content on the Websites, please contact us at info@australiaday.org.au.  Please note that we are not able to respond to all requests for information.

All trade marks appearing on this website belong to their respective owners.

Links to other Websites

The Websites (or other websites on which the NADC maintains a presence, such as social media websites) may contain links to other websites over which we have no control.  We have provided those links for your convenience only and we are not responsible for their use, effect or content.  We are not responsible for and do not endorse the accuracy, opinions, goods or services on any websites to which we have provided links. 

Passwords

Some features on the Websites may require the use of a username and/or password.  We may choose to issue you with a username or password to enable you to access these features.  The decision to issue you with a username or password is at the NADC's discretion and we may revoke your access or refuse to grant you access to features on the Websites at any time.  We are not required to provide any reasons for the revocation of or refusal to grant a username or password. 

If we issue you with a username and/or password, it is your responsibility to keep those details confidential.  You are responsible for any misuse of your username or password and any consequences of that misuse. 

Posting comments

The Websites may allow you to post content, including comments, that will be viewable by other people (for example, blogs, forums, message boards or other areas).  You are responsible for any comments that you post.

We ask that you keep the opinions and feelings of other people in mind when you are posting content on the Websites.  Please do not post any content that is illegal, inflammatory, abusive, obscene, racist, inaccurate, constitutes commercial advertising or the promotion of your own or another's website (commonly referred to as 'spamming'), infringes some else's copyright or is otherwise not in accordance with the spirit of the Websites.

We reserve the right remove posts at our sole discretion which we consider to be illegal, inflammatory, abusive, obscene, racist, inaccurate, constitutes commercial advertising or the promotion of your own or another's website, do not up hold our corporate values, limit our ability to achieve our corporate purpose or otherwise to not support our agenda to build a inclusive and cohesive society.

We may wish to use or allow others to use any content that you post on the Websites in another publication or media.  By posting your content to the Websites you grant us a non-exclusive right to reproduce, communicate or publish or allow others to do so in whole or in part in any media.

Inappropriate content

If you are concerned that content on the Websites or on third party links (including content posted by users in forums or on message boards) may be inaccurate, defamatory or otherwise inappropriate please let us know by contacting us at info@australiaday.org.au. Please note that we are not able to respond to all comments or requests for information.

Our warranties

We aim to keep the Websites up to date.  However, there may be delays, errors or omissions that could affect the completeness, accuracy or availability of information on the Websites.  We publish information on the Websites which is provided to us from our partners in the Australia Day National Network (eg state, territory and local Australia Day organisations).  We do not control the information contributed by our partners and we do not independently verify its accuracy or completeness.

As such, no representation or warranty (express or implied) is made as to the currency, completeness, accuracy or availability of the information on the Websites.

Our liability

Your use of any information or materials on the Websites is entirely at your own risk.  You must not rely on any statement published or linked to the Websites without first making your own enquiries to verify the information.  We may change the content on the Websites at any time without notice.

We do not accept liability for any loss, damage, expense and costs incurred by you or any person arising out of accessing, downloading, using or relying on any of the content of the Websites.  This includes use of the Websites or their content for a purpose for which it was not intended, any errors, omissions or inaccuracies in the Website or the content and any interpretations or opinions stated in, or which may be inferred from, the Websites or the content.

Security, viruses, errors and availability

The internet is an unsecured public network which means there are risks that information sent to or from the Websites may be intercepted, corrupted or modified by third parties.  In addition, files obtained from or through the Websites may contain computer viruses, disabling codes, worms or other devices or defects. You bear the risks and responsibility for any loss or damage caused, directly or indirectly, by these risks.  We do not accept liability for any interference with, or damage to, your computer system, software or data occurring in connection with this Website.

Applicable law

These Terms of Use and your use of the Websites, are governed by the laws of the Australian Capital Territory.

Privacy policy

You can view our privacy policy here.