Terms of use

  1. Introduction
    1. These terms of use (‘Terms’) govern your use of websites owned and operated by The Angus Society of Australia Ltd, ACN 000 574 210 (hereafter called ‘Angus Australia’), including but not limited to https://www.angusaustralia.com.au, https://angus.tech, and http://www.angusyouth.org
    2. The website’s server is hosted in the State of New South Wales, Australia. These Terms of Use are governed by the law applicable in New South Wales.
    3. Your use of these websites will mean that you accept these terms
  2. Intellectual Property Rights
    1. These websites are owned and maintained by Angus Australia and are protected by Australian copyright laws.
    2. All content and databases contained and accessible within these websites including but not limited to all Angus animal pedigree and performance data, DNA data, Estimated Breeding Values (EBVs), Selection Index Values, Angus Australia news publications and notices have been designed, created and published by Angus Australia (‘the Angus Australia content and databases’).
    3. The Angus Australia content and databases is owned by Angus Australia and is published for information purposes only. All copyright in the Angus Australia content and databases is owned by Angus Australia and no section or individual item of any of the Angus Australia content and databases may be reproduced or used by any person or other legal entity for any commercial purpose whatsoever, without the prior express consent of Angus Australia.
    4. The Angus Australia content and databases from these websites may be used for research and education purposes without consent from Angus Australia.
    5. For the protection of the commercial interests of Angus Australia and its members, any person or other legal entity found to be in breach of this copyright is liable to prosecution under Australian law.
  3. Disclaimer
    1. Information contained on the web database, including but not limited to pedigree, DNA information, EBVs and Index values, is based on data supplied by members and/or third parties.
    2. Whilst every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of the information contained on these websites, Angus Australia, its officers and employees, assume no responsibility for the accuracy or completeness of the information or opinions contained on these websites, nor for the outcome (including consequential loss) of any action taken based on the information on these websites.
  4. External Sites
    1. These websites may contain links to, or frame, web sites of third parties (‘external sites’). Angus Australia is not required to maintain or update the links.
    2. Links to, or framing of, external sites should not be construed as any endorsement, approval, recommendation or preference by Angus Australia of the owners or operators of the external sites, or for any information, products or services referred to on the external sites unless expressly indicated on this web site.
    3. Angus Australia makes no warranties and accepts no liability in relation to material contained on external sites.
  5. Usernames and Passwords
    1. You may be required to register a username (mobile phone number or email address) and password to permit you to access certain sections of these websites.
    2. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality and security of your username and password and all use or activity that occurs on your account, including unauthorised use or activity.
    3. You must promptly notify Angus Australia if there is any unauthorised use of your username or password.
    4. Angus Australia will not be responsible for any losses arising out of the unauthorised use of your username or password.
  6. Collection of Information and Privacy
    1. Angus Australia may use ‘cookies’ to make a record of your visit to these websites and log your visit for statistical and business purposes. Such information may include your server address, domain name, IP address, the date and time of your visit, pages accessed, documents downloaded, previous website visited, and the type of browser used. Some of this information may be capable of personally identifying you. Please see the “Cookies” section below for more details.
    2. Angus Australia will collect, store, use and disclose personal information in accordance with its privacy policy.
  7. Content that You Submit
    1. If you post content on this website, you:
      1. warrant that in doing so you do not infringe the intellectual property rights of any other person
      2. agree that content you post will not defame, mislead, or bring into disrepute Angus Australia or other users of the website in any way:
      3. agree to indemnify Angus Australia absolutely for any loss suffered as a result of the content you post; and
      4. grant Angus Australia a perpetual, irrevocable, royalty free licence to:
        1. use that content for any purpose whatsoever, including for our own marketing material published in other places.
        2. edit, modify, and delete your content; andfor that purpose, you consent to any act or omission that would otherwise infringe your intellectual property or moral rights.
  8. Security
    1. Angus Australia uses security measures with the aim of making all information received from you secure against misuse, loss and unauthorised access, modification, and disclosure. However, Angus Australia makes no warranty in respect of its security measures and is not responsible for any misuse, loss and unauthorised access, modification and disclosure of information provided by you to Angus Australia.
    2. Your access to and use of these websites is at your own risk. The internet is not secure, and Angus Australia cannot guarantee that these websites will be available or fault or virus free.
    3. Angus Australia is not liable to you or third parties if interference with or damage to your computer system occurs in connection with use of these websites or any linked websites.
  9. Cookies
    1. These websites use ‘cookie’ technology to assist in identifying registered users and delivering content specific to your interest. A cookie is a small data file that is stored in the computer’s hard drive the first time a computer visits a particular website. A cookie will allow a web site to recognise the computer used to access the web site. Information gathered through cookies may include the date and time of visits, the pages viewed, time spent at this website, and the websites visited just before and just after this website.
    2. If you do not wish information to be gathered on a cookie you should disable the acceptance of cookies by your web browser. Your Internet Service Provider may be able to assist you with this. However, disabling cookies may affect the ability to use these websites.
  10. Liability
    1. The Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (CCA) may confer rights, guarantees, and remedies on you in relation to the provision by Angus Australia of goods and services, which cannot be excluded, restricted or modified. Angus Australia does not exclude those rights. All other terms and guarantees and remedies are excluded.
    2. Your access to and use of this website is at your own risk. To the maximum extent permitted by law and without limiting the previous subclause:
      1. this website is provided on an ‘as is’ basis and Angus Australia does not warrant, guarantee or make any representation regarding the use, or the results of the use, of the website, including the correctness, accuracy, reliability, completeness or currency of the website or that security of the website will not be breached;
      2. Angus Australia disclaims all warranties and guarantees that the website and its content or any linked websites:
        1. will be free from errors, interruptions to the use of the website, viruses, worms, Trojans, bugs, or similar components.
        2. will not interfere with or damage your computer systems; or
        3. will not infringe the intellectual property rights of third parties
      3. Angus Australia will not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, special, or exemplary damages, losses, costs or expenses or lost profit, resulting from any use or misuse of this website or the information contained on this website.
    3. To the maximum extent permitted by law, Angus Australia’s liability for breach of any consumer guarantee, which cannot be excluded, is limited at the option of Angus Australia to:
      1. in the case of services supplied or offered by Angus Australia, which are not of a kind ordinarily acquired for personal, domestic, or household use or consumption, resupplying or paying the cost of resupplying the service; or
      2. in the case of goods supplied or offered by Angus Australia, which are not of a kind ordinarily acquired for personal, domestic or household use or consumption, replacing, supplying equivalent, repairing or paying the cost of replacing, supplying equivalent, repairing goods.
  11. Updating of Terms
    1. Angus Australia may alter these Terms from time to time without notice. Your continued use of these websites following those changes indicates your acceptance of those changes.