Using our website
When using this website, you agree to be legally bound by these terms and conditions as they may be modified and posted to our website from time to time.
Without prejudice to the above, by using or accessing our website, you agree to be legally bound by these terms and conditions of use as they apply to your use of or access to our website.
If you do not wish to be bound by these terms and conditions, then you may choose not to use our website.
Commenting on our website
Our aim is to encourage thoughtful and timely discussion on issues regarding the sustainable management of water in Australia and internationally.
We reserve the right to edit, delete, remove or block comments, posts or images that include, but are not limited to:
- Prejudicial, racist, off-topic, inflammatory, repetitive, discriminatory, defamatory, vexatious, insensitive, offensive or otherwise inappropriate or unlawful comments
- Abusive, vulgar, harassing, obscene, profane, sexually oriented, threatening language
- Copyright, trademark or other intellectual property rights of any party
- Private and/or personal information such as phone numbers and email addresses
- Commercial services and products promotion
- Spam (e.g. posting with such frequency or repetitiveness that others may be discouraged from posting, posts that are irrelevant to the topic, and ‘follow me’ posts)
- Trolling (comments that appear intended to send the discussion in a fruitless direction)
- Inappropriate links to other web pages or sites, personal or otherwise
Violations of this comment policy may cause the author to be blocked from posting content.
Applicability of online materials
Unless otherwise specified the materials published on our website are presented solely for your private, personal and non-commercial use. The information on this website should be regarded as general information only and should not be relied upon or considered professional advice.
The Australian Water Association has used reasonable endeavours to ensure that material contained on this website was correct at the time the page was created or last modified.
The Australian Water Association does not warrant the accuracy, content, completeness or suitability of the information on this site (or any site linked to this site) for any purpose. Information provided on this website does not necessarily reflect the official views of the Australian Water Association but may reflect the views and/or opinions of our diverse membership to facilitate open, informed discussion and debate on topical issues.
We have used our reasonable endeavours to ensure that our website complies with Australian law. However, we make no representations that the materials on our website are appropriate or available for use in locations outside of Australia. We make no warranties, express or implied, that making our services or products available in any particular jurisdiction outside of Australia is permitted under any applicable non-Australian laws or regulations. Accordingly, if making our services or products or any part thereof available in your jurisdiction or to you (by reason of nationality, residence or otherwise) is prohibited, those services or products are not offered for sale to you.
You accept that if you are a resident outside of Australia, you must satisfy yourself that you are lawfully able to purchase the services or products. We accept no liability, to the extent permitted by applicable law, for any costs, losses or damages resulting from or related to the purchase or attempted purchase of the services or products by persons in jurisdictions outside of Australia or who are nominees of or trustees for citizens, residents or nationals of other countries.
Copyright & monitoring
The contents of our website are protected by international copyright laws and other intellectual property rights. We, or other third-party licensors, are the owner of these rights. All product and company names and logos mentioned on our website are the trademarks, service marks or trading names of their respective owners, including us. You may download material from our website for the sole purpose of using it as an information resource, however, you may not modify, copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, transmit or distribute, by any means or in any manner, any material or information on or downloaded from our website including, but not limited to text, graphics, video, messages, code and/or software without our prior written consent, except where expressly invited to do so.
We make no representations whatsoever about any other web sites which you may access through our website or which may link to our website. When you access any other website, you understand that it is independent from us and that we have no control over the content or availability of that website. In addition, a link to any other site does not mean that we endorse or accept any responsibility for the content, or the use of, such a website and shall not be liable for any loss or damage caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any content, goods or services available on or through any other website or resource. Any concerns regarding external links should be directed to its website administrator or web master.
Availability of our web site
We will try to make our website available but cannot guarantee that our website will operate continuously or without interruptions or be error free and can accept no liability for its unavailability. You must not attempt to interfere with the proper working of our website and, in particular, you must not attempt to circumvent security, tamper with, hack into, or otherwise disrupt any computer system, server, website, router or any other internet connected device.
We reserve the right to alter, suspend or discontinue any aspect of our website or the content or services available through it, including your access to it. Unless explicitly stated, any new features including new content and/or the sale of new products and/or resources shall be subject to these terms and conditions.