PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS SITE

Last Updated: 16th April 2019

Ownership of Site; Agreement to Terms of Use

www.hostinternational.org.au is a website (Site) operated by HOST International Ltd [53 616 244 332] of Level 1, 31 Grose St, Parramatta, NSW, Australia (HOST, we, us and our).

These Terms and Conditions of Use (the ‘Terms of Use’) apply to the Site. By using our Site, you confirm that you accept these Terms of Use and that you agree to comply with them. If you do not agree to these terms, you must not use our Site.

HOST reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to change, modify, add or remove portions of these Terms of Use, at any time. It is your responsibility to check these Terms of Use periodically for changes to ensure you understand the Terms of Use that apply at that time. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes will mean that you accept and agree to the changes

Content

All copyright and other intellectual property rights in all information, data, text, graphics, images, logos, trademarks and other materials (collectively, ‘Content’) on the Site is owned, controlled or licensed by or to HOST and such Content is protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.

The Content on the Site is provided for general information only and is intended to keep HOST stakeholders – meaning people and organisations with an interest in the work HOST does – updated with a general overview of the work HOST does. It is not presented as comprehensive and no information or recommendations on our Site, including blog posts, is intended to amount to advice nor is it to be interpreted as advice that can replace qualified professional consultants.

Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on our Site, we make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the content on our Site is accurate, complete or up-to-date.

You may print off a copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from our Site for your personal use and you may draw the attention of others to content 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 content on our Site must always be acknowledged.

You must not use any part of the Content on our Site for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors.

If you print off, copy or download any part of our Site in breach of these Terms of Use, your right to use our Site will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.

If we provide social media features such as the ability to share content, you may take such actions as are enabled by such features.

You must not delete or alter any copyright, trade mark or other proprietary rights notices from copies of materials from this Site.

Photographs

All individuals depicted in photographs used on this Site have given permission for their photos to be displayed. This permission does not extend to other users of our Site who may wish to download the images. Site users should seek permission from the individuals depicted in the photographs before downloading images for any other use.

Site users are also responsible for ensuring they comply with any copyright provisions relating to images uploaded to the Site by other users.

Prohibited Uses

You may use the Site only for lawful purposes and in accordance with these terms. You agree not to use the Site:

  • In any way that violates any applicable federal, state, local or international law or regulation (including, without limitation, any laws regarding the export of data or software to and from other countries);

  • For the purpose of exploiting, harming or attempting to exploit or harm minors in any way by exposing them to inappropriate content, asking for personally identifiable information or otherwise;

  • To send, knowingly receive, upload, download, use or re-use any material which does not comply with the Terms of Use;

  • To transmit, or procure the sending of, any advertising or promotional material [without our prior written consent], including any “junk mail”, “chain letter” or “spam” or any other similar solicitation;

  • To impersonate or attempt to impersonate us, any of our employees, another user or any other person or entity (including, without limitation, by using email addresses [or screen names] associated with any of the foregoing); or

  • To engage in any other conduct that restricts or inhibits anyone’s use or enjoyment of the Site, or which, as determined by us, may harm us or users of the Site or expose them to liability.

Additionally, you agree not to:

  • Use the Site in any manner that could disable, overburden, damage, or impair the Site or interfere with any other party’s use of the Site, including their ability to engage in real time activities through the Site;

  • Use any robot, spider or other automatic device, process or means to access the Site for any purpose, including monitoring or copying any of the material on the Site;

  • Use any manual process to monitor or copy any of the material on the Site or for any other unauthorised purpose without our prior written consent;

  • Use any device, software or routine that interferes with the proper working of the Site;

  • Introduce any viruses, trojan horses, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful;

  • Attempt to gain unauthorised access to, interfere with, damage or disrupt any parts of the Site, the server on which the Site is stored, or any server, computer or database connected to the Site;

  • Attack the Site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of-service attack; or

  • Otherwise attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Site.

  • We may report any of the activities above 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.

Information about you and your visits to our site

HOST’s Privacy Statement applies to the use of this Site, and its terms are made a part of these Terms of Use by this reference. By using our Site, you acknowledge that we may use your personal information and data according to our Privacy Statement and you hereby agree to the terms of our Privacy Statement including any obligations imposed on you therein.

This Site also uses cookies to provide you with a more responsive and personalised service. By using this Site you agree to our use of cookies. Please read our cookie notice contained in our Privacy Statement for more information on the cookies we use and how to delete or block them.

Links to Other Sites

Where our Site contains links to other sites (including banner advertisements and sponsored links) and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only.

Such links should not be interpreted as approval by us of those linked websites or information you may obtain from them. The inclusion of any links to such sites does not imply endorsement by HOST of any such sites. We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources, and you access third party websites entirely at your own risk and subject to the terms and conditions of use for those websites.

Limitation of liability

In no event will HOST, our affiliates or their licensors, service providers, employees, agents, officers or directors be liable for damages of any kind, under any legal theory, arising out of or in connection with your use, or inability to use, our Site, any websites linked to it, any content on our Site or such other websites or any services or items obtained through our Site or such other websites, including any direct, indirect, special, incidental, consequential or punitive damages, including but not limited to, personal injury, pain and suffering, emotional distress, loss of revenue, loss of profits, loss of business or anticipated savings, loss of use, loss of goodwill, loss of data, and whether caused by tort (including negligence), breach of contract or otherwise, even if foreseeable.

Nothing in this clause affects any liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law. We do not exclude or limit in any way our liability to you where it would be unlawful to do so. Where our liability cannot be excluded, we limit our liability to the fullest extent permitted by law.

You agree to defend, indemnify and hold us, our affiliates, licensors and service providers, and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, contractors, agents, licensors, suppliers, successors and assigns, harmless from and against any claims, liabilities, damages, judgments, awards, losses, costs, expenses or fees (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) arising out of or relating to your violation of these terms or your use of the Site, including, but not limited to, your use of any information obtained from the Site and any use of the Site’s content, services and products other than as expressly authorised in these terms.

We are not responsible for viruses

We do not guarantee that our Site will be secure or free from bugs or viruses.

You are responsible for configuring your technology to access our Site. You should use your own virus protection software.

Other Terms and Conditions

Additional terms and conditions may also apply to specific portions, services or features of the Site. All such additional terms and conditions are incorporated by this reference into these terms. You may view our Constitution here.

Contact Us

If you have any feedback or concerns about material which appears on our Site, you can contact us using the details below:

Attention: Privacy & Policy Unit
HOST International
P.O. Box 2358
North Parramatta NSW 1750
Australia
Email: privacy@hostinternational.org.au or privacy@hostinternational.org.nz
Phone: +61 (0)2 8660 1000