Website Terms of Use

Website terms
By using the Siblings Australia site, you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions ("Website Terms"). The Website Terms govern use of all areas of the site, including the forums of the site which are subject to additional terms. If you do not agree to the Website Terms, you must cease using the site. Siblings Australia may at any time modify the content, nature and accessibility of the site, in which case the Website Terms continue to apply.

General information
Siblings Australia offers information, resources and services to siblings, their parents and service providers. We are limited in providing individual counselling services. Information on this site is generic and is not designed to take into account the specific objectives, needs and circumstances of any particular individual. The information contained in all areas of the site should not be used as a substitute for professional advice available from appropriate bodies such as Lifeline 131 114 or Kids Helpline 1800 55 1800 .

Siblings Australia is not liable to any person for loss or damage resulting from the information provided on this site or incorporated into it by reference.

Limitation of liability
Although every care has been taken in the compilation of the material on this site, Siblings Australia does not warrant the accuracy, adequacy, currency, suitability, completeness, legality, reliability, usefulness or fitness for purpose of the material. In addition, Siblings Australia does not warrant that use of the site will be uninterrupted or error-free, or that material accessible on or through the site will be free from errors, viruses, worms or other harmful codes. To the extent permitted by law, Siblings Australia excludes all express or implied conditions or warranties of any kind. Where conditions or warranties pursuant to the Trade Practices Act 1974 or equivalent legislation cannot be excluded, Siblings Australia limits its liability for breach of any such implied conditions or warranties to the replacement or repair of the goods (or costs thereof) or resupply of the services (or costs thereof).

Your use of the site is entirely at your own risk. To the extent permitted by law, Siblings Australia will not be liable (including for negligence) to any person for any loss, cost, expense or damage arising out of your use of the site.

Third party links and material
Links to third party sites are provided for your convenience only. Although every care has been taken to provide links to suitable material, Siblings Australia is not able to review or monitor, and does not endorse, any third party sites. We do not warrant the accuracy, adequacy, currency, suitability, completeness, legality, reliability, usefulness or fitness for purpose of any material on third party sites. It is your responsibility to evaluate the content and usefulness of information obtained from other sites. Your access to, and reliance on, third party sites is entirely at your own risk. To the extent permitted by law, Siblings Australia excludes all liability (including for negligence) for any loss, cost, expense or damage arising out of your use of third party sites.

Other sites may only link to the site with our prior written consent. Any site that links to the site must link to the home page and must not:
• replicate the site’s content;
• imply any endorsement by Siblings Australia;
• present misleading information about Siblings Australia’s goods and services; or
• use Siblings Australia’s name or logos without our prior written consent.

This site may contain material supplied by third parties, including other users of the site. Siblings Australia does not endorse such third party material. Any opinions, advice, statements, services, offers or other information contained in third party material is the responsibility of the respective authors or providers of that third party material. Your access to, and reliance on, third party material is entirely at your own risk. To the extent permitted by law, Siblings Australia excludes all liability (including for negligence) for any loss, cost, expense or damage arising from your use of third party material.

Intellectual property
Siblings Australia owns or licenses all intellectual property rights in the materials on this site, including without limitation the text, graphics, logos, icons, images, video and audio clips, designs, interfaces, and layout of the site. You may only use the site, and material located on the site, for your personal use and may only view the site using your web browser or print or make an electronic copy of material for your own information, research or study. You must not use, download, print, copy, display, broadcast, reproduce, publish, transmit or distribute any material from the site in whole or in part for any other purpose without Siblings Australia's prior written consent.

You must not submit any material to Siblings Australia for inclusion in the site which infringes the copyright or any other intellectual property rights of a third party. To the extent permitted by law, Siblings Australia excludes all liability (including for negligence) for any loss, cost, expense or damage arising from material which you submit to the site.

Subject to the exception described below, if you submit material to Siblings Australia for inclusion in the site (excluding material posted in member journals), you grant Siblings Australia a perpetual, royalty-free, non-exclusive, irrevocable, worldwide licence to use, modify, copy, distribute, transmit, reproduce, publish, display and broadcast that material [on the site].

In addition, if you submit material to Siblings Australia for inclusion in the site (excluding material posted in member journals), you consent to Siblings Australia exercising all rights permitted by the Website Terms in respect of such material, even if the exercise of such rights would otherwise constitute an infringement of your moral rights. At Siblings Australia’s request, you will execute and provide Siblings Australia with such written consents as are required by Siblings Australia to do any act or make any omission permitted by the Website Terms which would otherwise constitute an infringement of your moral rights.

Governing law
The Website Terms will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of South Australia, and you irrevocably and unconditionally submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of South Australia. You are solely responsible for ensuring that your use of the site is not prohibited and complies with your local laws.

General terms
Any failure by Siblings Australia Inc to enforce strict performance of any of the Website Terms will not be construed as a waiver of any right or remedy of Siblings Australia in respect of any existing or subsequent breach of the Website Terms.

If any provision of the Website Terms is found to be invalid or unenforceable, the provision will be deemed severed from the Website Terms and the remainder of the Website Terms will continue in full force and effect.

You must not assign, transfer or otherwise deal with all or part of your rights or obligations under the Website Terms without Siblings Australia Inc written consent.

Revision of Website Terms
Siblings Australia may vary any of the Website Terms at any time by placing a notice on the site advising that the Website Terms have changed. You will be deemed to have accepted and agreed to the revised Website Terms if you continue to use the site after notice of the revised Website Terms has been placed on the site.