Privacy & Terms of Use

Privacy & Terms of Use

User Privacy Policy

User privacy is in the best interests of ABC Friends National Inc. Our organisation does not require personal information from visitors before allowing access to any information contained on our website. Any data passed by visitors of the website to ABC Friends National Inc., is deemed to be an entirely voluntary act.

Terms & Conditions of Use

The owners of the ABC Friends National Inc. website are the official office bearers of the incorporated organisation, together with any staff and official contractors who are formally associated and/or involved in the processes of the development of content displayed on the website.

By accessing the ABC Friends National Inc. website, visitors have automatically agreed to our Terms & Conditions of Use, as described in detail below. Visitors who access this website and who do not agree to adhere to the following Terms & Conditions of Use, in principle and in practice, without reservation, are hereby advised to terminate their use of this website promptly.

Copyright Restrictions on Materials

All materials displayed on this website are deemed to be the copyright property of the website owners, namely ABC Friends National Inc.

Materials displayed on the ABC Friends National Inc. website may be accessed for personal, non-commercial uses only. Materials may be downloaded to a single computer or sent to a printer for personal, non-commercial uses only, provided any person who accesses said materials does not remove any copyright or other legal notices attached thereto.

All uses of said materials on any website that is not expressly affiliated with the ABC Friends National Inc., website or networked computer environment, is strictly prohibited. Persons accessing materials displayed on this website are not permitted to make use of the contents, including copying, modifications or creating derivative works, distribution in any form including electronic transmission, or to license, sell, or make use of any contents in any way not explicitly identified (above), without the express written permission of ABC Friends National Inc.

Persons who choose to submit or post to the ABC Friends National Inc. website any digital materials for display purposes are deemed to have relinquished any prior claim to copyright ownership. The act of submitting digital materials to the owners of the ABC Friends National Inc. website, carries an automatic consent to the assignment of a royalty-free, non-exclusive, irrevocable, unrestricted, enduring license to display such material on this website world-wide, together with artistic and moral rights to display said materials in any advertising related to the website which may officially be undertaken, plus the rights to distribute, sub-license, reproduce or to publicly perform or display said material for any purpose deemed reasonable by ABC Friends National Inc., without formal notification of intention, or financial compensation owing to the sender of said materials as a consequence.

By submitting or posting materials to the ABC Friends National Inc., the sender hereby agrees to represent the appropriate legal authority to do so, and the submission and subsequent display of any said materials shall not infringe on any legal rights, including copyright, of any third-party.

The act of submitting any materials for display on this website is a concurrent undertaking to not submit any materials which might be considered libellous, or which might defame, invade the privacy of, or be considered obscene or pornographic. Persons who choose to submit any said materials further agree to not violate any law or regulation; and to not advocate for any illegal activity.

In submitting materials for use on this website, the responsible agent hereby agrees to indemnify ABC Friends National Inc., including its official office bearers, employees and suppliers, from and against any and all third-party claims, demands, liabilities, costs or expenses, including reasonable legal fees which may result from the submission of materials subsequently deemed to be in violation of the foregoing restrictions.

ABC Friends National Inc. reserves the right to review, edit or delete any materials submitted to us, in whole or in part, at any time without any prior warning.

ABC Friends National Inc. expressly disclaims any responsibility or liability for any materials communicated by third-parties through this website, or for any claims for damages or losses resulting from the execution of hyperlinks which have been deemed appropriate for inclusion by the owners of the ABC Friends National Inc. website.

As a service to visitors to this website, the website owners include the provision of hyperlinks to other select websites available on the Internet. Websites are reviewed carefully before proving any hyperlink to them to ensure the relevant content is safe for our intended user-base. Given the exponential frequency of changes to geographically removed websites, however, we cannot guarantee the integrity of such content, or accept any responsibility for experiences resulting from pursuing such hyperlinks.

The act of linking to any third-party website via hyperlinks provided on the ABC Friends National Inc. website, is therefore the sole responsibility of the website user.

ABC Friends National Inc. are the property of their respective owners.

Liability Disclaimer

All rights and remedies conferred to website users by the Trade Practices Act (and similar State and Territory Legislation in Australia), in respect of any goods and services offered by ABC Friends National Inc. via their website, and not already specifically nominated as excluded or restricted by ABC Friends National Inc., is herewith formally excluded from all other conditions and warranties implied by custom, law or statute.

ABC Friends National Inc. makes no representation or warranty in respect of contents hosted on this website (including, without limitation, materials communicated by third- parties), which are provided on an ‘as is’ and ‘as available’ basis.

ABC Friends National Inc. disclaims all warranties and conditions in respect of all information, products and services, including all implied warranties and conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title and non-infringement.

ABC Friends National Inc. makes no representation or warranty that services provided on its website will be uninterrupted, error-free, that any defects will be corrected, or that the website or the host server (via its professional Internet Service Provider), will be free from computer viruses or other harmful components.

ABC Friends National Inc., does not warrant that any information provided on its website is accurate, complete or current.

Under no circumstances are the owners of the ABC Friends National Inc. website liable for any direct, incidental, or consequential damages, such as, but not limited to, loss of anticipated profits, benefits, use, or data resulting from the use of this website, whether based on contract, tort (including but not limited to negligence), strict liability, or otherwise, even in the event that ABC Friends National Inc. has been advised of the possibility of damages.

Applicable geographic laws may not allow for the limitation or exclusion of liability for incidental or consequential damages, so in the case of such a claim, the above limitation of exclusion may not be applicable.

Termination of Agreement

This Agreement is effective until such time it is terminated by ABC Friends National Inc., for any reason, with or without prior notice. Visitors to this website must agree to discontinue using and accessing the website, and immediately destroy all materials obtained from it, upon any termination of this Agreement.

Governing Laws of Agreement

This site is controlled by ABC Friends National Inc. in Australia, and is therefore governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Victoria, Australia, regardless of the place or places the website is accessed, or of its physical execution and performance and without regard to provisions for conflicts of law. By accessing this website, users are deemed to have automatically, irrevocably and unconditionally submitted to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Victoria.

ABC Friends National Inc. makes no representation that the materials contained in this website are appropriate or authorised for use in any other country, state, territory, province, or other jurisdiction. Persons accessing this website do so on their own initiative and under no guarantee of risk, and are responsible for compliance with all applicable local laws.

In the event that any provision contained in of this Agreement is found to be invalid or unenforceable by a court of law in Australia, such invalidity or unenforceability will not affect the remainder of the agreement, which shall endure in full force and effect.

Any rights not expressly herein granted are reserved to ABC Friends National Inc..