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Terms of use

Welcome to the website of MacKillop Family Services ("the Site"). The Site is owned and operated by MacKillop Family Services under the domain name "www.mackillop.org.au". All information, graphics, text and other material are owned or licensed by MacKillop Family Services.

These terms of service ("Terms") apply to all use of the Site and its contents ("the Services"). Please read these terms carefully before accessing or using any part of the Site. By accessing or using any part of the Site, you agree to become bound by these Terms. If you do not agree to all these Terms, then you may not access the Site or use any of the Services.

You should also refer to our Privacy Policy and Donor Privacy Statement , which contains important information regarding personal information you may provide to us on the Site.

1. Use of Site/Information

The information contained in the Site and Services is intended to provide general information only.

2. User Conduct

You accept all responsibility for your access and activity associated with accessing the Site.

You must comply with all applicable local, state, national and international laws and regulations that relate to your use of or activities on this Site. MacKillop reserves the right to terminate or suspend your access to the site on grounds that your conduct is fraudulent, abusive or otherwise illegal.

We also reserve the right to report potentially criminal activity to appropriate law enforcement agencies.

You may not post or transmit, or cause to be posted or transmitted any communication or solicitation designed or intended to obtain personal information from any Site user.

It is important to ensure that any personal information about other individuals accessed through the Site, is kept confidential unless you have the individual’s consent.

If MacKillop Family Services issues you with a password that permits you to access certain parts of this Site, you are solely responsible for any use of the Site through such access, whether authorised or not.

3. Links

The Site contains links to third-party websites or resources. You acknowledge and agree that MacKillop Family Services is not responsible or liable for:

a) The availability or accuracy of such websites or resources; or

b) The content, products or services on or available from such websites or resources.

Links to such websites or resources do not imply any sponsorship or endorsement by MacKillop Family Services of such websites or resources or the content, products, or services available from such websites or resources. You acknowledge sole responsibility for and assume all risks arising from your use of such websites or resources.

4. Warranties and Limitation of Liability

The Site, content, and Services are provided "As-is", without warranty or condition of any kind, either express or implied to the extent permitted by law.

Without limiting the foregoing, MacKillop Family Services makes no representations or warranties that the Site, content and Services will meet your requirements, be uninterrupted, timely, secure or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that the Site or the server that makes it available are free of viruses.

Nothing contained in the Site, content or the Services, constitutes professional advice or a formal recommendation of any kind. MacKillop Family Services makes no representations or warranties about the accuracy, truthfulness, completeness or reliability of any information obtained through the Site or the Services.

MacKillop Family Services is not liable to you or anyone else for any loss resulting from any action taken or reliance made by you or anyone else on any information or material contained in the Site, content or the Services.

No advice or information whether oral or written obtained from MacKillop Family Services or through the Site, content or the Services, will create any warranty not expressly made in these Terms.

The above does not attempt or purport to exclude liability under statute if, and to the extent, that such liability cannot be lawfully excluded.

5. Indemnification

You agree to indemnify MacKillop Family Services against any loss, liability, claim, demand, damage or expense (including legal fees), however that claim arises, incurred by MacKillop Family Services arising out of your breach of these Terms, either by yourself or by any person on your behalf.

6. Governing Law

The Terms, and all claims relating to or arising out of these Terms, will be governed and interpreted in accordance with the laws of Victoria, Australia. You and MacKillop Family Services agree to submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Victoria.

7. Website Compliant with Australian Law Only

MacKillop Family Services does not warrant that the Site or the Services comply with the laws of any country outside of Australia. If you choose to access the Site from another location or jurisdiction, you do so at your own risk and are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws.

8. Amendments

MacKillop Family Services reserves the right to amend these Terms from time to time. Amendments will be effective immediately. It is your responsibility to check these Terms periodically for changes. Your continued use of the web site following the posting of any amendments to these Terms will represent an agreement by you to be bound by these Terms as amended.

9. Copyright and Trademarks

All material contained on the Site and in the Services is protected by copyright and trademark laws of Australia and, through international treaties, in other countries.

The Site and Services contain copyrighted materials, trademarks and other proprietary information, including, but not limited to text, images and audio, the worldwide rights to which are owned or licensed by MacKillop Family Services.

You may not use, copy, publish, upload, post (to a bulletin board, blog or otherwise), transmit, distribute, or modify any contents of the Site in any way without permission from MacKillop Family Services.

All intellectual property rights in relation to the Site, content and Services are reserved and owned by MacKillop Family Services.

10. Severability

In the event that any provision of these Terms is held to be invalid or unenforceable, the remaining provisions of these Terms will remain in full force and effect.

11. Termination and Suspension

MacKillop Family Services reserve the right, without notice and at our sole and absolute discretion, to discontinue, suspend or terminate any service offered on this Site. All Terms, capable of having effect, shall survive termination, including without limitation ownership provisions, disclaimers, indemnifiers and limitations of liability.