User Agreement

Overview


This page contains the User Agreement which sets out the terms and conditions for your use of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority (GBRMPA) Secure Portal website (this website). Your use of this website constitutes your acceptance of these terms and conditions and gives rise to a User Agreement between you and the GBRMPA on these terms and conditions.


Terms of use of this website


1. Your rights


The GBRMPA grants you a non-exclusive, non-transferable, limited right to access and use this website provided that you fully comply with this User Agreement.


2. Lawful use


You must not use this website or the information on this website in any manner or for any purpose which is unlawful or in any manner which violates any right of the GBRMPA. You may not transmit any materials that are in violation of any federal, State or local laws and you agree that the GBRMPA may disclose any and all personal information including IP numbers, usage history, account use, etc. to any law enforcement agency authorised to request same without further consent from or notification to you.


3. Password


Your access to this website is restricted by a password. You must take care to keep your password confidential and not disclose it to anyone. You may be liable to pay compensation to the GBRMPA if an unauthorised person gains access to this website as a result of your failure to keep your password confidential.


4. Information transmitted to website


You must not post or transmit via this website any material (including incorrect, misleading, deceptive, obscene, inflammatory, defamatory, pornographic or illegal material) that could give rise to civil or criminal proceedings against the GBRMPA.


5. Tampering with website


You must not hack into, tamper with or hinder the operation of or make unauthorized modifications to this website or knowingly transmit any virus or disabling feature to this website.


6. Viruses


You must take precautions to ensure that you are not exposed to any virus, malicious or harmful code, disabling feature or other form of interference in connection with your use of this website. To the maximum extent permitted by law, the GBRMPA disclaim all liability arising from any form of virus, malicious or harmful code, disabling feature or interference which arises in connection with your use of this website.


8. Information disclosed on website


Your use of this website will determine the amount and type of information we collect about you. As a user you agree that while this information will not be disclosed to any third party, the webmaster, administrator and moderators are not, and cannot be held, responsible for any hacking attempt that may lead to the data being compromised.


10. Availability


The GBRMPA does not guarantee this website will be available at all times. The website is provided on an "as is" and "as available" basis. The GBRMPA may make improvements and/or changes to this website at any time and without notice.


11. Privacy, Confidentiality and Intellectual Property (“IP”) Obligations


The materials displayed on this website are protected by copyright, trademark and other IP laws. The website contains third-party trademarks and service marks. All marks are the property of their respective registered owners.


You must not do, or authorize the doing in Australia, of any act comprised in the IP (including modifying, copying, reproducing, republishing, framing, uploading to a third party, posting, transmitting or distributing this content in any way) except as expressly authorised by the GBRMPA or in accordance with these Terms of Use.


You may view this website using your web browser and save an electronic copy or print out parts of this website solely for your own information but only if you keep all content intact and in the same form as presented on this website.


12. Disclaimer and limitation of liability


The information contained in this website is derived from sources believed by the GBRMPA to be accurate and current as at the date indicated in the respective sections and is provided by the GBRMPA in good faith. Despite this belief, the inclusion of any information on this website does not imply any endorsement as to the accuracy or correctness of the information by the GBRMPA. The GBRMPA does not warrant, guarantee or make any other representations regarding any quality of the information herein contained (including its currency, reliability, accuracy, useability or completeness) nor of the information contained in any website linked to this website.


To the extent permissible by Australian law, the GBRMPA:


(a) makes no implied or expressed warranties of any kind for the services provided on this website;


(b) makes no warranty that such services will meet your requirements, or that the services will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error free, or that defects will be corrected; and


(c) excludes any responsibility of the GBRMPA arising in any way from errors in, or omissions from your use of this website or information provided on this website or on a website linked to this website.


14. Links to other websites


Links within this website are provided for your own information. The GBRMPA does not endorse and have not necessarily verified any of the information available through the use of any link found within this website.


15. Security


This website uses encryption for secure transmission of information over the internet. As there are risks associated with transmitting information across the internet, the GBRMPA is not responsible for the privacy or security or any information transmitted across the internet.



16. Errors on this website


The GBRMPA has the right to correct any errors or omissions and change any portion of this website without notice and may, in its absolute discretion and without notification, remove any material from this website at any time.


17. Termination


The GBRMPA may cancel this User Agreement at any time and reserves the right to restrict, suspend or terminate your access to this website in whole or part and without notice or reason.


18. Legal Action


The GBRMPA reserves all rights to take such action as in its sole discretion deems necessary to enforce obligations binding under this User Agreement. This User Agreement is governed by the laws of Queensland.


19. Amendments to User Agreement


The GBRMPA may unilaterally vary this User Agreement from time to time by publishing the varied User Agreement on this website. You accept that the GBRMPA has the right to do this without further notice.