Terms & Conditions
Reliance on Information Posted & Disclaimer
The materials contained on our site are provided for general information purposes only and do not claim to be or constitute legal or other professional advice and shall not be relied upon as such. We do not accept any responsibility for any loss which may arise from accessing or reliance on the information on this site and to the fullest extent permitted by Australian law, we exclude all liability for loss or damages direct or indirect arising from use of this site.
Information about us
Linkwest.asn.au is a site operated by Linkwest ("We"); we are a not-for-profit organisation registered in Australia under the Australian Business Number (ABN) of 51172714842. Our registered office is 335 Pier St Perth WA 6000.
Accessing our site
Access to the Linkwest site is permitted on a temporary basis, and we reserve the right to withdraw or amend the service we provide on our site without notice (see below). We will not be liable if for any reason our site is unavailable at any time or for any period.
Intellectual property rights
All contents of the Linkwest Web Site are subject to copyright by Linkwest and/or its suppliers. All rights reserved.
You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from our site for your personal reference and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to material posted on our site.
You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text.
Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of material on our site must always be acknowledged. You must not use any part of the materials on our site for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors.
Our site changes regularly
We aim to update our site regularly, and may change the content at any time. If the need arises, we may suspend access to our site, or close it indefinitely. Any of the material on our site may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update such material.
The material displayed on our site is provided without any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to its accuracy. To the extent permitted by law, we, and third parties connected to us hereby expressly exclude: All conditions, warranties and other terms which might otherwise be implied by statute, common law or the law of equity. Any liability for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage incurred by any user in connection with our site or in connection with the use, inability to use, or results of the use of our site, any websites linked to it and any materials posted on it, including, without limitation any liability for:
- loss of income or revenue;
- loss of business;
- loss of profits or contracts;
- loss of anticipated savings;
- loss of data; loss of goodwill;
- wasted management or office time; and
- for any other loss or damage of any kind, however arising and whether caused by tort (including negligence), breach of contract or otherwise, even if foreseeable, provided that this condition shall not prevent claims for loss of or damage to your tangible property or any other claims for direct financial loss that are not excluded by any of the categories set out above.
This does not affect our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, nor our liability for fraudulent misrepresentation or misrepresentation as to a fundamental matter, nor any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.
Information about you and your visits to our site
Viruses, hacking and other offences
You must not misuse our site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our site, the server on which our site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our site. You must not attack our site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack.
By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Cybercrime Act 2001. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will cooperate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our site will cease immediately.
We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of our site or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it.
Links from our site
Jurisdiction and applicable law
By virtue of your participation in the Linkwest Members’ forum, you are deemed to have agreed to abide by these terms and conditions. All discussions will be reviewed by a Linkwest representative, and Linkwest reserves the right to remove any items submitted by anyone who ignores these terms and conditions.
- Forum Members
Only current Linkwest members, Linkwest staff and Linkwest Executive Committee members may participate in the Linkwest Online forums.
- Personal Identification
All messages sent to a discussion will require your username and password, issued at the time of registration. Do not represent yourself as another person.
- Use of Language
Messages should not be malicious, designed to offend or contain swear words or profanities. By participating in any discussion, you undertake to indemnify Linkwest, our employees and Executive Committee against any liability arising from any obscene, defamatory, seditious, blasphemous or other actionable statement published by you on this site and against all damages, losses, claims and costs (including without limitation fines and expenses arising out of or incurred in conducting or defending any proceedings) arising from any such actionable statements.
- Conduct of Discussion
The Discussion Forum is intended primarily for topics relating Community, Neighbourhood and Learning Centres and for the discussion of items of membership interest. Please try to keep to the topic.
Your message should be within the scope of the subject under discussion. If you make a contribution that is inappropriate to the subject under discussion, a Linkwest representative may advise you to raise the issue within a separate discussion group.
When providing an opinion, you should clarify if it is on behalf of yourself, or as a member of your organisation.
No reference should be made to the personality of other participants in a discussion nor should attacks be made on an individual's character unless the person concerned has already chosen to bring his or her personality into the issue under discussion.
One-to one-arguments, disagreements and disputes of a personal nature must be conducted through private Email and not through public discussion.
You should remember that you are legally responsible for what you write. By participating in a discussion, you undertake to indemnify Linkwest, our employees and Executive Committee against any liability arising from any breach of confidentiality, copyright or other intellectual property right published by you on this site and against all damages, losses, claims and costs (including without limitation all expenses incurred in conducting or defending any proceedings) arising from any such publication. You must not make statements that are libellous, obscene, seek to incite racial hatred or otherwise break the laws of Australia.
- Private Email
If a person has sent you a private Email you may not forward it to a public discussion group without the prior consent of the person who sent it.
Any contact information you may be granted access to on the site should remain within it and not used for any other external emailing purposes.
- Complaints about a Breach of these Rules
Complaints about a breach of these Rules should ONLY be made by private e-mail to the Linkwest website administrator (firstname.lastname@example.org). The website administrator will duly notify Linkwest Management of this breach. Linkwest will take timely and appropriate action with regard to the complaint.
- Deliberate Abuse and / or Misuse of the Forum
Any attempt to circumvent or manipulate your access rights to the forum is a breach of these terms and conditions and will result in access being withdrawn. Your access to the forum is granted to you as an individual and your login details should be treated as strictly private and confidential. Do not share your access details with other users. Should you suspect that your account is being used by another person, you should contact Linkwest to change your password immediately.
If you have any concerns about material which appears on our site, please contact the Linkwest website administrator at email@example.com
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