Terms of use

Operation of this website

This website at sdgs.org.au (“website”) is owned and operated by the Global Compact Network Australia Ltd ABN 95 147 380 998 (“GCNA”).  For more information or if you have any questions about our website or these terms of use, please feel free to contact us by email at: sdgs@unglobalcompact.org.au.

Information provided

The GCNA does not warrant that access to this website will be uninterrupted or error-free, that any defects will be corrected, or that this website or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or other harmful components. The GCNA does not warrant or make any representations regarding the use or the results of the use of the materials on this website in terms of their correctness, accuracy, reliability, or otherwise. All the information on this website is published in good faith and for general information only.

GCNA does not make any warranties about the completeness, currency and/or accuracy of this information or the reliability of any advice, opinion, statement or other information displayed or distributed through this website. It is advised that users exercise their own skill and care with respect to the use of information found on this website.

The GCNA reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to correct any errors or omissions in any portion of the website. The GCNA neither warrants nor represents that your use of materials displayed on this website will not infringe rights of third parties not owned by or affiliated with the GCNA.

Limitation and exclusion of liability

To the extent permitted by law, the GCNA expressly disclaims all warranties of any kind, whether express or implied, including without limitation all warranties with regard to information on this site and other sites linked to it. The GCNA will not be liable for any losses and/or damages in connection with the use of the information provided on this website. In particular, the GCNA will not be liable to you for, and hereby excludes all liability to you in respect of, any loss or damage (including consequential loss or damage) which may be suffered or incurred or which may arise directly or indirectly in respect of:

  • any information or other services provided by the GCNA in connection with this website;
  • the content of the website;
  • your use of this website and any sites linked to it; or
  • the unavailability of this website for any reason, including due to computer or communications link downtime attributable to malfunction, upgrades or preventative or remedial maintenance activities.

This limitation of liability clause is subject to warranties and liabilities that cannot be excluded by law.  If any statute implies terms into these terms of use which cannot be lawfully excluded, then those terms will apply and, to the extent permitted by law, the liability of the GCNA for the breach of any such term, and for any breach of a condition in relation to supply by it of information, materials or other goods or services to users, is limited to, at the GCNA’s option:

  • in the case of goods, repair or replacement of the goods or payment for the cost of repair; or
  • in the case of services, resupply of the services or payment of the cost of supplying the services again.

In addition, the GCNA will not be liable for any damage to, or viruses that may infect, your computer equipment or other property as a result of access to, use of, or browsing in this website or your downloading of any, data, text, images, video, or audio from this website.

Third party-submitted materials

Some areas of this website may include or summarise views, standards or recommendations of third parties. This information does not necessarily constitute the views of the GCNA.

Ownership of web site content

All materials contained in this website including without limitation HTML code, software, text, graphic, logos, photographs, images, audio or video material or stills from audio-visual material available on this website (“Materials”) are protected by intellectual property laws and must only be used for personal, non-commercial purposes.  Any other use, including the reproduction, modification, distribution, transmission, republication, up-loading, posting, display or performance, of the Materials on this website is strictly prohibited unless you have obtained the prior written consent of the GCNA.

Use of website and material displayed on website

As a condition of your use of the website, you agree to abide by all applicable laws and regulations, and to conduct yourself in accordance with the terms and conditions contained on this website.

Specifically, you agree not to:

  • use the website to defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise offend others;
  • disseminate (email or otherwise) any material which is unlawful, abusive, obscene, pornographic, defamatory, discriminatory, harassing, grossly offensive, vulgar, threatening or malicious;
  • use any address harvesting software or automated scripting tool software;
  • impersonate any person or entity;
  • use (including uploading, e-mailing or otherwise transmitting to third parties) the contents of any part of the website or any materials displayed on the website, unless you have obtained GCNA’s prior written permission to do so or you own the materials in question; or
  • interrupt or attempt to interrupt the operation of this website in any way.

Third party websites

From our website, you can visit other websites by following links to external sites. While we strive to provide only quality links to useful and ethical websites, we have no control over the content and nature of these sites. These links to other websites do not imply a recommendation or approval of or endorsement by the GCNA of these third party web sites or the content thereof. Site owners and content may change without notice.

Please be also aware that when you leave our website, other sites may have different privacy policies and terms which are beyond our control. Please be sure to check the Privacy Policies of these sites as well as their “Terms of Service” before engaging in any business or uploading any information.

Acceptance of terms of use

By using our website, Or by downloading materials from this website, you agree to the terms of use set out in this notice without limitation or qualification. If you do not agree to abide by these terms of use do not use the website or download materials from the website.

These terms of use may be changed at any time without prior notice.  We will make changes by posting them on the website and they will be effective as of the date of such posting. Your continued access to and use of the website after such changes will be considered acceptance of those changes.

Governing law

This website is controlled, operated and administered by the GCNA from its offices in Australia. The GCNA makes no representation that materials at this website are appropriate or available for use at other locations outside of Australia, and access to them from territories where their contents are illegal is prohibited. If you access this website from a location outside of Australia, you are responsible for compliance with all local laws. These terms and conditions of use shall be governed by the laws of the State of New South Wales, Australia. You agree that the appropriate state or federal court in New South Wales, Australia will have the exclusive jurisdiction to resolve all disputes arising from this website or these terms and conditions of use, and you consent to personal jurisdiction in such forum.

Entire agreement and severance

These terms of use constitute the entire agreement between the GCNA and you with respect to your use of this website. Part or all of any provision in these terms of use that is illegal or unenforceable, will be severed from these terms of use and the remaining provisions will continue in force and effect and be enforced to the maximum extent permissible so as to effect the original intent of these terms of use.

Privacy

This website at sdgs.org.au (“website”) is owned and operated by the Global Compact Network Australia Ltd ABN 95 147 380 998 (“GCNA”).  The GCNA is committed to keeping the personal information that you provide to us as secure as possible. We will take all reasonable precautions to prevent loss or misuse of any personal information provided. You may access this website anonymously as a visitor and will not be required to provide personally identifiable information. However, sometimes we may need to collect personal information about you through our website in order to provide the information or materials that you request.

The GCNA will never knowingly disclose any of your personal information to any third parties unless:

  • you expressly give us your consent for us to do so; or
  • we have informed you of our intention to share that information before you provide that personal information to us.

While we will always try to keep your information secure and confidential, we cannot guarantee that our website or any information that you choose to provide to us is completely secure. For more information or if have any questions about our privacy practices, please feel free to contact us by email at: sdgs@unglobalcompact.org.au


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