We may change all or part of the Conditions at any time. If we do, the new Conditions will be posted on the MyForests Inc. Your subsequent or continued use of the MyForests Inc will constitute your acceptance of any changes. If you object to any changes to the Conditions, your only remedy is to immediately discontinue your use of the MyForests Inc.
These terms and conditions of use were last updated on 24 March 2010.
The MyForests Inc
While we use reasonable endeavours to ensure that the MyForests Inc is available continuously, we do not make any representations or warranties that your access will be uninterrupted, timely, secure or error free. Your access to the MyForests Inc may be suspended without notice in the case of system failure, maintenance or repair or any reason beyond our control.
Except as expressly provided otherwise in the Conditions, we reserve the right to change or discontinue any website, feature or service (or part thereof) on the MyForests Inc at any time.
Except as expressly provided otherwise in the Conditions, we reserve the right to change the pricing for any chargeable service or feature on the MyForests Inc at any time without providing notice to you.
To access or use certain parts of the MyForests Inc, you must register as a member of the MyForests Inc and/or a particular website that forms part of the MyForests Inc. Generally, registration is free. Your registration must be approved by the MyForests Inc Inc Comittee.
When registering as a member, you must provide us with accurate, complete and up-to-date registration information, as requested including your full real name and employer. It is your responsibility to inform us of any changes to your registration information.
You must not register as a member multiple times.
You must not impersonate or create a membership for any person other than yourself.
We may at any time request a form of identification to verify your identity.
You must ensure the security and confidentiality of your membership details, including any username and/or password assigned to you. You are wholly responsible for all activities which occur under your membership details (including unauthorised use of your credit card). You must notify us immediately if you become aware of any unauthorised use of your membership details. You must not permit your membership details to be used by or transferred to any other person.
We reserve the right to, in our sole discretion, suspend or terminate your membership or access to all or any part of the MyForests Inc, including if we believe you are abusing the services in any way, have breached the Conditions or are no longer an active member.
You must not:
(a) use the MyForests Inc in breach of any applicable laws or regulations;
(b) use the MyForests Inc (or Material obtained from the MyForests Inc):
- to transmit (or authorise the transmission of) "junk mail," "chain letters," unsolicited emails, instant messaging, "spimming," or "spamming";
- to impersonate any person or entity;
- to solicit money, passwords or personal information from any person;
- to harm, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise offend others; or
- for any unlawful purpose;
(c) use the MyForests Inc to upload, post, transmit or otherwise make available (or attempt to upload, post, transmit or otherwise make available) any Material that:
- is not your original work, or which in any way violates or infringes (or could reasonably be expected to violate or infringe) the intellectual property or other rights of another person;
- contains, promotes, or provides information about unlawful activities or conduct;
- is, or could reasonably be expected to be, defamatory, obscene, offensive, threatening, abusive, pornographic, vulgar, profane, indecent or otherwise unlawful, including Material that racially or religiously vilifies, incites violence or hatred, or is likely to offend, insult or humiliate others based on race, religion, ethnicity, gender, age, sexual orientation or any physical or mental disability;
- exploits another person in any manner;
- contains nudity, excessive violence, or sexual acts or references;
- includes an image or personal information of another person or persons unless you have their consent;
- poses or creates a privacy or security risk to any person;
- you know or suspect (or ought reasonably to have known or suspected) to be false, misleading or deceptive;
- contains large amounts of untargeted, unwanted or repetitive content;
- contains restricted or password only access pages, or hidden content;
- contains viruses, or other computer codes, files or programs designed to interrupt, limit or destroy the functionality of other computer software or hardware;
- advertises, promotes or solicits any goods or services or commercial activities (except where expressly permitted or authorised by us); or
- contains financial, legal, medical or other professional advice;
(d) interfere with, disrupt, or create an undue burden on the MyForests Inc;
(e) use any robot, spider, or other device or process to retrieve, index, or in any way reproduce, modify or circumvent the navigational structure, security or presentation of the MyForests Inc;
(f) use the MyForests Inc with the assistance of any automated scripting tool or software;
(g) frame or mirror any part of the MyForests Inc without our prior written authorisation;
(h) use code or other devices containing any reference to the MyForests Inc to direct other persons to any other web page;
(i) except to the extent permitted by law, modify, adapt, sublicense, translate, sell, reverse engineer, decipher, decompile or otherwise disassemble any portion of the MyForests Inc or cause any other person to do so; or
(j) delete any attributions or legal or proprietary notices on the MyForests Inc.
By uploading, transmitting, posting or otherwise making available any Material via the MyForests Inc, you:
(a) grant us a non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty-free, perpetual, licence to use, reproduce, edit and exploit the Material in any form and for any purpose;
(b) except where expressly stated otherwise, also grant each user of the MyForests Inc a non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty-free, perpetual, licence to use, reproduce, edit and exploit the Material in any form for any purpose, subject to the Conditions;
(c) warrant that you have the right to grant the abovementioned licences;
(d) warrant that the Material does not breach the Conditions; and
(e) unconditionally waive all moral rights (as defined by the Copyright Act 1968) which you may have in respect of the Material.
We reserve the right (but have no obligation) to:
- review, modify, reformat, reject or remove any Material which you upload, post, transmit or otherwise make available (or attempt to upload, post, transmit or otherwise make available) that, in our opinion, violates the Conditions or otherwise has the potential to harm, endanger or violate the rights of any person; and
- monitor use of the MyForests Inc, and store or disclose any information that we collect, including in order to investigate compliance with the Conditions or for the purposes of any police investigation or governmental request.
We are not responsible for, and accept no liability with respect to, any Material uploaded, posted, transmitted or otherwise made available on the MyForests Inc by any person other than us. For the avoidance of doubt, we will not be taken to have uploaded, posted, transmitted or otherwise made Material available on the MyForests Inc simply by facilitating others to post, transmit or other make Material available. Furthermore, we do not endorse any opinion, advice or statement made by any person other than us.
If you think that the MyForests Inc has been accessed or used by another user in breach of the Conditions, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org We'll consider whether there are grounds for taking any action, but you won't necessarily be contacted as to our decision.
In particular, if you wish to send us a copyright infringement notification, you will need to identify the Material(s) that you believe infringe(s) your copyright, identify each copyright protected work in which you own the rights and which you believe has been infringed, identify how each copyright protected work has been or is being infringed and include your contact information. You will need to sign the notice and send it to email@example.com
Except where expressly provided otherwise in the Conditions, you do not have any right, title or interest in or to any proprietary rights relating to the MyForests Inc.
The MyForests Inc contains Material that is protected by copyright, trade mark and other laws. Except where expressly provided otherwise in the Conditions, you may reproduce and display the Material on the MyForests Inc for your own personal, non-commercial use only. Except for the temporary copy held in your computer's cache and a single permanent copy for your personal reference, the material may not otherwise be used, stored, reproduced, published, altered or transmitted in any form or by any means in whole or part without our prior written approval or the written approval of our licensor.
In particular, you may not use any Material on the MyForests Inc to establish, maintain or provide, or assist in establishing, maintaining or providing your own publications, Internet site or other means of distribution.
Nothing displayed on the MyForests Inc should be construed as granting any right of use in relation to any logo, masthead or trade mark displayed on the MyForests Inc without the express written consent of the relevant owner.
Third party websites, advertising and activities
We may feature or display links and pointers to websites operated by third parties on the MyForests Inc. Such websites do not form part of the MyForests Inc and are not under our control. We do not accept any responsibility in connection with any such website. If you link to any such websites, you leave the MyForests Inc entirely at your own risk.
You must not link to the MyForests Inc from any other website (or otherwise authorise any other person to link from a third party website to the MyForests Inc) without our prior written consent.
The MyForests Inc may feature or display third party advertising. By featuring or displaying such advertising, we do not in any way represent that we recommend or endorse the relevant advertiser, its products or services.
If you contact a third party using functionality provided on the MyForests Inc, including via e-mail, we do not accept any responsibility for any communications or transactions between you and the relevant third party.
From time to time, we may promote, advertise, or sponsor functions, events, offers, competitions or other activities that may be conducted offline and may be conducted by third parties. These activities may be subject to separate terms and conditions. You participate in any such activities entirely at your own risk. We do not accept any responsibility in connection with your participation in activities conducted by any third party.
You use the MyForests Inc at your sole risk.
Except where expressly stated otherwise, Material on the MyForests Inc is provided as general information only. It is not intended as advice and must not be relied upon as such. You should make your own inquiries and take independent advice tailored to your specific circumstances prior to making any decisions.
We do not make any representation or warranty that any Material on the MyForests Inc will be reliable, accurate or complete, nor do we accept any responsibility arising in any way from errors or omissions. We are not financial advisors, any suggestions or recommendations regarding financial information is general in nature and you should consult with your qualified financial advisor before making any financial decisions.
We will not be liable for loss resulting from any action or decision by you in reliance on the Material on the MyForests Inc, nor any interruption, delay in operation or transmission, virus, communications failure, Internet access difficulties, or malfunction in equipment or software.
You acknowledge that we are not responsible for, and accept no liability in relation to, any other users’ use of, access to or conduct in connection with the MyForests Inc in any circumstance.
Limitation of liability
You use the MyForests Inc at your sole risk.
To the extent permitted by law, we exclude all conditions and warranties relating to your use of the MyForests Inc that are not expressly set out in the Conditions.
To the extent that our liability for breach of any implied warranty or condition cannot be excluded by law, our liability will be limited, at our option, to:
(a) in the case of services supplied or offered by us:
- (i) the re-supply of those services; or
- (ii) the payment of the cost of having those services re-supplied; and
(b) in the case of goods supplied or offered by us:
- (i) the replacement of the goods or the supply of equivalent goods;
- (ii) the repair of the goods;
- (iii) the payment of the cost of having the goods replaced; or
- (iv) the payment of the cost of having the goods repaired.
In relation to any express warranty or condition set out in the Conditions in connection with goods or services supplied or offered by us via the MyForests Inc, our liability to you will be limited to the amount(s) paid by you (if any) in respect of those goods or services.
In no circumstances will we be liable to you for any indirect, incidental, special and/or consequential losses or damages (including loss of profits, revenue, production, goodwill, data or opportunity) of whatever nature howsoever arising in connection with the MyForests Inc.
You agree to fully indemnify and hold us harmless against any expenses, costs, loss (including consequential loss) or damage that we may suffer or incur as a result of or in connection with your use of, access to or conduct in connection with the MyForests Inc, including any breach by you of the Conditions.
Unless stated to be otherwise, charges referred to for any goods or services supplied (or offered for supply) via the MyForests Inc are stated inclusive of GST. Where GST applies to any supply made to you, we will deduct the applicable GST and issue you with a Tax Invoice. GST means the Australian goods and services tax charged under A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax) Act 1999 ("Act"). Tax Invoice means tax invoice as defined by the Act.
If any provision of the Conditions is deemed invalid by a court of competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of such provision shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of the Conditions, which shall remain in full force and effect.
No waiver of any term of the Conditions shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or any other term. Any failure to assert any right under the Conditions shall not constitute a waiver of such right.
Affirmation regarding age
By using the MyForests Inc, you affirm that you are 18 years or over or otherwise possess legal parental or guardian consent.
These Conditions shall be construed in accordance with and governed by the laws of New South Wales, Australia. You consent to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts in New South Wales Courts to determine any matter or dispute which arises under the Conditions.
In these terms and conditions:
"MyForests Inc" means all of the websites that we own and/or operate from time to time, regardless of how those websites are accessed by users (including via the Internet, mobile phone or any other device). For a list of the websites that currently form part of MyForests Inc, visit www.myforests.com.au
"Material" means text, illustrations, photos, audio, video, any combination of these or other material.
"Us", "we" or "our" means MyForests Inc Inc (ABN 17 515 298 573)
References to Media articles
Certain content contained on the MyForests Inc is a brief reference to media or other articles protected under copyright law.
MyForests Inc Inc text, photos, graphics, audio and video works are only for the personal non-commercial use of persons accessing this service and must not directly or indirectly be published, rewritten for broadcast, communication or publication or redistributed in any medium. MyForests Inc Inc materials and works must not be stored in any electronic or other system except for the personal, non-commercial use of persons accessing this service. Users nor any other person may hold Myenvrionment Inc liable for any delays, inaccuracies, errors or omissions in respect of such materials or works, the transmission or delivery of such materials and works or any loss or damage arising from any of the foregoing.
The Google Maps service is made available to you under licence from Google Inc. By using the Google Maps service and any data or information accessed from Google Maps, you also agree to be bound by the Google Maps terms and conditions available at the following url: http://www.google.com/intl/en_us/help/terms_maps.html.
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MyForests Inc and our staff are absolutely committed and focused on preserving and protecting your private information and complying will all applicable privacy legislation, including the National Privacy Principles of Australia. This privacy statement describes how we go about collecting and managing your personal information in a confidential manner.
Our procedures for protecting your personal information do not in anyway diminish our obligation of confidentiality to you, or any of our other clients, nor do these procedures take away any legal professional privilege to which you or our other customers may be entitled.
Collecting and Using Information
The second type of information MyForests Inc collects is personal information. Personal information is collected by our staff in the course of providing customers with our products and services. Most personal information is provided directly by the owner of that information for a specific purpose.
We do not collect information about your sexual preference, race and/or religion, unless you have consented to provide the same or where we are permitted or required by law to do so.
We use the personal information only for the designated specific purpose for which it was collected (and purposes to which you have consented).
Examples of situations in which we collect personal information include when you request to be placed on a mailing list or ask about our products or services.
In addition, MyForests Inc may use your personal information for related secondary purposes. Examples of secondary purposes for which we use personal information include where we conduct a credit check or where we send you bulletins or information about other products and services that we provide.
With each customer we may collect personal information and financial information so that we can collect payment for the products and services we deliver. Customers may also be the subject of a credit check conducted by a credit agency to protect our ability to recover our consulting and licensing fees.
We also collect personal information from job applicants.
Disclosure of Information
There will be some occasions where it will be necessary for MyForests Inc to disclose your personal information to third parties. MyForests Inc may be required by law to disclose your personal information, or MyForests Inc may be required to disclosed your personal information to third parties to provide the service, including MyForests Inc Services, you have requested (although this disclosure will only be made where it is necessary to fulfil the purpose for which you disclosed your personal information).
We take all reasonable steps to ensure your personal information remains secure. Our staff are bound by confidentiality undertakings to you that support this privacy statement. Our databases, that house your personal information, have in place the necessary access restrictions to limit control and access to permitted personnel of MyForests Inc .
We keep you personal information for the time period necessary to fulfill the purpose for which it was collected and for permitted secondary purposes.
Your Access to Information
We will provide you with access to your personal information that we have on file upon your request. Please provide us with as much detail as you can about the particular information to which you seek access, in order to help us meet your request. An access fee may be charged to cover our costs of providing the information to you.
No sale of personal information
Under no circumstances will MyForests Inc sell or receive payment for licensing or disclosing your personal information.
Interacting with the Software
There are interactive features on the Software to which you may contribute. As a condition of interacting with the Software, you consent to use your discretion and exercise caution when providing your personal information and act as the average reasonable professional person would act in the same or similar circumstances.
Note that whenever you post personal information in publicly accessible places, this information becomes available to anyone with access to the internet. This information can be collected and used by others. In short, if you post personal information online that is accessible to the public, you may receive unsolicited messages from other parties in return. Therefore, we recommend that you refrain from posting any information that you do not want seen in these public areas.
Ultimately, you are solely responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your passwords and/or any personal information. Be responsible whenever you are online.
Questions or Feedback
If you have any questions or comments about privacy, or wish to make a complaint about the way in which we have handled your personal information, you may contact us at:
3,5 Church Street
Healesville, VIC 3777
Tel. +61 3 59622157
Fax. +61 3 8677 6577