Gippsland Portal

Legal Conditions

By accessing and using the website, you accept and are bound by these website Terms and Conditions of Use.

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Client Privacy

Because your privacy is important to us, this Website operates by the following principles:

The Website asks when it needs information that personally identifies you. You may update this information at any time from within your Membership account. Your Personal Information is used only for demographic statistics and to display appropriate individualised advertisements. The Website keeps all your Personal Information private and does not share it with any third parties. Personally identifiable information may be gathered from contest registration, content submissions, community postings, suggestions, voting activities and transactional areas. That information will not be sold or otherwise transferred to third parties not affiliated with The Website without the approval of the user being obtained. By providing information in such a manner you agree that it may be used for the purposes for which it is sought (for example, for the delivery of email services).

If at any time you believe that The Website has not adhered to these principles, please notify us by email or use the feedback link at the bottom of any web page on the website and we will use all reasonable efforts to promptly determine and correct the problem.

If you have any questions about this policy, please email us at

Terms & Conditions of Use

The Website ( is operated and managed by GREEN Inc.

These terms and conditions of service constitute the entire agreement and understanding between you and us and supersede any prior agreement or understanding.

1. Terms:

Your access to the Website is conditional upon your acceptance of and compliance with all terms, conditions, notices and disclaimers contained in this disclaimer notice and anywhere else in the Website ("the Terms"). Your access to the Website constitutes your agreement to the Terms. The Website reserves the right to change the Terms at any time, and you should check them from time to time for that reason. If you are an employee of a company or other entity, you must be authorized to enter into these terms and conditions on behalf of your employer.

2. Disclaimer:

The Website makes no representations about the content and suitability for any purpose of the information contained in its Website. It is provided "as is" without express or implied warranty of any kind. The Website disclaims (to the full extent allowable by law), all warranties with regard to merchantability or fitness for use. The Website shall not be liable for any damages whatsoever including any special, or indirect or consequential damages resulting from loss of use, data or profits, whether in an action in contract, negligence or other tort, arising out of or in connection with access to the Website or the use or performance of information contained in it. Neither the Website nor any of its employees, agents or third party content providers or licensors warrants that the Website will be uninterrupted or error-free.

3. Indemnity:

The Website accepts no responsibility for your actions or the actions of someone using your email address and password if you act contrary to any of these Terms, and you agree by accessing the Website to indemnify and hold harmless the Website and its related bodies corporate and their employees, officers, agents and contractors from and against all actions, proceedings, suits, claims and demands brought or made against the Website by any person arising from or in consequence of such an act or omission, and from and against any damage, loss, cost or expense suffered or incurred by The Website as a direct or indirect consequence thereof.

4. Copyright:

All information, text, images, graphics, software and advertisements contained in the Website are protected by International and Australian Copyright and Trademark Law, and all rights are reserved. All material on the site is presented for your information and entertainment only, and you are not permitted to download any material except when reasonably necessary to access the Website. When you access the site, you agree that you do so on the following conditions:

a) You may retrieve, review or download the material for your personal information and entertainment only.

b) You may save a local copy of print material from it for your own personal information or entertainment, and to inform others about it, but you may not charge any fee for any use and all commercial exploitation of any material on the Website is expressly prohibited.

c) Any copyright notice or mark appearing on any material on the Website must be included on any copy you make.

d) You must keep all material intact and in the same form as presented on the Website; you may not modify it without the express permission of The Website.

e) You must not use The Website or any of the material contained in it for any purpose which is unlawful, prohibited under these Terms, or which violates any right of The Website or any other owner of any rights in the material contained in The Website.

5. Trademark:

All logos are trademarks and may not be used without the prior specific and written permission of The Website. No other trademark appearing in The Website may be used without the prior specific and written permission of the trademark owner.

6. Chat Rooms and Bulletin Boards and other interactive facilities:

Your use of or participation in any interactive facility associated with this Website constitutes your agreement that you will not, while doing so:

a) Post or transmit any illegal, threatening, abusive, defamatory, obscene, profane, pornographic, unsolicited or unwanted information or material of any kind, or any material in contempt of any court or parliament, or encourage any other person to do so.

b) Post or transmit any material which itself, or in a manner which, violates or infringes upon the rights of any other person, including privacy, performance, moral or copyrights unless you have first obtained the express permission of the relevant right holder.

c) Knowingly post or transmit or permit the posting or transmission of any material, which constitutes a virus.

d) Attempt to exploit the activity for your own commercial purposes or the commercial purposes of any other person, or actually do so (including the posting or transmission of advertising or promotional material).

e) Delete or alter or attempt to delete or alter attributions, legal notices, trademarks or copyright marks on any material contained in the Website or posted or transmitted on any interactive facility.

f) Download or post any material, which you know or ought to know cannot be legally distributed.

g) Use another’s name, email address or password without permission.

h) Provide any material for which you cannot certify your ownership of all intellectual property rights.

The Website reserves the right to refuse access to any person or edit or delete material posted by any person for any reason without notice.

Notwithstanding its right to supervise or actual supervision of interactivity, The Website has no obligation whatsoever to monitor interactivity or supervise interactivity in any way and accepts no responsibility for any contents therein including, but not limited to, responsibility for any defamatory material.

By participating in any interactivity on The Website, you grant to The Website a perpetual, royalty-free, non-exclusive, unrestricted world-wide licence to use, copy, sub-licence, re-distribute, adapt, transmit, publish and/or broadcast, publicly perform and display any information or material placed by you on the Website. Your licence will be by reference to the material placed by you on the Website.

7. Our Powers:

The website has the right but not the obligation, at their discretion, to carry out any of the following actions without prior notice:-

- Change, suspend or discontinue all or any part of this website

- Restrict, suspend or terminate access to all or any part of this website

- Refuse, move or remove any material that you submit to our site for any reason

- Refuse, move or remove any content that is available on our website

- Deactivate or delete your accounts and all related information and files in your accounts

- Establish general practices and limits concerning use of our website.

You agree that we will not be liable to you or any third party for taking any of these actions.

8. Security:

For security reasons we may require you to re-authenticate yourself from time to time, especially during periods of inactivity. We are not responsible for any information you may lose if we terminate your browser session. Further, any material that you download or otherwise obtain through the website is done at your own discretion and risk and you will be solely responsible for any potential damages to your computer system or loss of data that results from your download of any such material. You expressly agree that you assume the entire risk as to quality and performance of our site and the accuracy or completeness of content.

9. Hotlinks:

The Website may contain hyperlinks to Internet web sites operated by third parties. The Website is not responsible for the contents of any linked web site or any hyperlink contained in the linked web site. The inclusion of any link does not imply any endorsement of the linked web site by The Website. Any link within The Website, which takes you to a third-party website should only be clicked on entirely at your own risk. The Website does not endorse or in any way adopt representations made by advertisers on The Website or any linked website, nor are any offers made by such advertisers or web site operators also made by The Website.

10. Listings in the Business Directory will incur a fee.

Listings will only be approved once payment is received.

The Website reserves the right to perform statistical analysis of user activity and characteristics in order to measure interest in and use of the various areas in the site and to inform others of such information, as well as the number of users that have been exposed to or clicked on any particular areas in the site. You acknowledge that when you voluntarily disclose personally identifiable information on bulletin boards or in chat areas on The Website, that information, along with any substantive information disclosed in your communication, may be collected and collated and used by The Website and third parties and may result in unsolicited messages from The Website or third parties. Where such information is provided in bulletin boards or chat areas or other areas to which third parties have access, you acknowledge that any use to which that information may be put by third parties is beyond the control of The Website.

You acknowledge that non-personal information and data may be automatically collected through the standard operation of The Website’s Internet servers or through the use of cookies. If you do not want information collected through the use of cookies, you should use your browser’s cookie disabling feature. You should note, however, that if cookies are disabled certain features may not be available. The use of cookies on The Website enables us to deliver and maintain customised options when you make return visits to the site. Examples of customised options include delivery of your copy of a newsletter.

The Website reserves the right to change its privacy policy at any time, and you should check this policy from time to time for that reason. This policy is not intended to and does not create any contractual or other legal right in or on behalf of any party.

11. Governing Law:

This agreement between you and The Website will be governed by the Laws of Victoria, Australia. If any provision of this agreement is found to be unenforceable by a Court of Law, it shall be severed and will not affect the remainder of the agreement, which will continue in full force and effect. All rights not expressly granted are reserved.


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