Comment rules

RULES OF THIS SITE

YOU MUST READ AND UNDERSTAND THE FOLLOWING BEFORE POSTING A COMMENT

1. There are general and specific terms and conditions which apply to use of this site. If you do not agree to those terms, please do not post anything on the site.

2. In particular, you must acknowledge and agree to abide by all rules of this site. This site is for information and discussion of topics by those who have agreed to abide by all terms and conditions.

3. Postings on this site are not monitored but any concerns should be addressed to the web master at [email protected] giving full details. We reserve the right to remove any material at any time for any reason.

4. You must familiarise yourself with these terms and conditions and comply with them and always respect the rights of others. If you have not already done so, please read the  general terms of use and the specific terms and conditions which relate to the posting of material.

General Terms and Conditions relating to postings

The following rules are obligatory on any person wishing to post any material whatsoever on this or any associated site.

  1. No material shall be posted which is defamatory or abusive.
  2. No material may be posted which is obscene or vulgar.
  3. No material may be posted which is in contempt of court, in breach of any privacy provisions, in breach of any confidence or court order or which otherwise violates any law.
  4. No material may be posted which threatens, intimidates or harasses any person.
  5. No material may be posted which is in breach of the copyright of any person or entity or which constitutes any breach of trademark or other intellectual property right or which is deceptive or misleading.
  6. No material may be posted which involves or promotes any illegal activity.
  7. No material may be posted which contains any virus or other damaging material.
  8. No material may be posted which is in breach of the rights of any person.
  9. No material may be posted which is offensive or involves unlawful discrimination against any person or group on the basis of age, gender, religion, race or ethnicity, disability, sexuality or any other attribute whereby state or Australian laws may be breached.
  10. By posting any material you thereby grant to this website and its operator the irrevocable right and royalty free licence to display, publish or otherwise deal with such material in any form, edited or otherwise and by any means or technology.
  11. You undertake not to impersonate another person or entity and that all facts stated in any posting shall be accurate and that all opinions shall be honestly held.

General Terms and Conditions of this website

  1. The site operator is not responsible for any user-created content on the site unless stated in writing.
  2. The operator reserves the right to remove any material at any time without giving any reason.
  3. You must not post material which would constitute a breach of trade mark or copyright or which would otherwise infringe any confidentiality, privacy or other restriction on use.
  4. Any links to other websites are solely for the interest of users and are not endorsed by the operator of this site unless expressly stated.
  5. Any advertisements, online shopping or associated offers which are not made by the operator are only links provided for the benefit of users of the site. You agree that the operator shall not be responsible or liable in any way for any dealing which you have and any claim that may arise may only be made against the independent advertiser.
  6. No warranties of any nature are given by the operator of this site including warranties implied by law, except to such extent as any warranty cannot be excluded.