Terms and Conditions
Terms and Conditions of Use
Welcome to the website of the Australian Pipelines and Gas Association (APGA) at www.apga.org.au. These Terms and Conditions ("Terms") govern your use of the APGA website ("the Website"). By accessing or using the Website, you agree to be bound by these Terms, which constitute a legal agreement between you and APGA. If you do not agree with any of these Terms, please do not use the Website.
1. Acceptance of Terms
1.1 Agreement: By accessing or using the Website, you acknowledge that you have read, understood, and agree to be bound by these Terms.
1.2 Modifications: APGA reserves the right to modify, update, or replace these Terms at any time without prior notice. Continued use of the Website after any changes to the Terms constitutes your acceptance of the modified Terms.
2. Use of the Website
2.1 Eligibility: By using the Website, you represent and warrant that you are at least 18 years old or have obtained consent from a parent or legal guardian.
2.2 License: APGA grants you a non-exclusive, non-transferable, limited license to access and use the Website for personal, non-commercial purposes, subject to these Terms.
2.3 Compliance with Laws: You agree to comply with all applicable laws, regulations, and third-party rights while using the Website.
2.4 Prohibited Activities: You are prohibited from engaging in any of the following activities:
- Violating or attempting to violate the security or integrity of the Website.
- Collecting or storing personal information about other users without their consent.
- Uploading, transmitting, or distributing any content that is unlawful, harmful, defamatory, obscene, or otherwise objectionable.
- Using the Website to transmit any unauthorised advertising, promotional materials, or spam.
3. Intellectual Property
3.1 Ownership: All intellectual property rights in the Website and its contents, including but not limited to text, graphics, logos, images, and software, are owned by APGA or its licensors.
3.2 Limited Use: You may use the Website and its contents for personal, non-commercial purposes only. You are prohibited from reproducing, modifying, distributing, or otherwise exploiting any material from the Website without prior written consent from APGA.
4. Disclaimer of Warranty and Limitation of Liability
4.1 No Warranty: The Website is provided on an "as-is" and "as available" basis, without any warranties of any kind, whether express or implied. APGA does not warrant that the Website will be error-free, uninterrupted, or free from viruses or other harmful components.
4.2 Limitation of Liability: In no event shall APGA be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, or consequential damages arising out of or in connection with your use of the Website or the inability to use the Website, even if APGA has been advised of the possibility of such damages.
5. Governing Law and Jurisdiction
5.1 Governing Law: These Terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Australia.
5.2 Jurisdiction: Any disputes arising out of or in connection with these Terms shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Australia.
6.1 Entire Agreement: These Terms constitute the entire agreement between you and APGA regarding your use of the Website and supersede any prior agreements or understandings.
6.2 Severability: If any provision of these Terms is deemed invalid or unenforceable, the remaining provisions shall continue to be valid and enforceable to the fullest extent permitted by law.
6.3 Waiver: The failure of APGA to enforce any right or provision under these Terms shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision.
By using the APGA website, you acknowledge that you have read, understood, and agree to these Terms and Conditions.