Terms of Use

Important – Please read carefully. Your use of this site and its content is subject to the following terms and conditions. You accept these terms by using this site and any data and material generated by such use.

If you do not wish to be bound by the terms and conditions of this agreement, please do not access or use this site.

These terms and conditions were last updated on 4th April 2017.

1. About our terms

In these terms: “We”, “our” and “us” are all the Victorian Catchment Management Authorities (“CMA”) including: Mallee CMA, Wimmera CMA, Glenegl Hopkins CMA, North Central CMA, Corangamite CMA, Port Phillip & Westernport CMA, Goulburn Broken CMA, West Gippsland CMA, North East CMA, East Gippsland CMA and “you” are the individual accessing the Climate Ready Natural Resource Management Planning in Victoria website or using our services.

The above listed Victorian CMAs are the owners and operators of this site.

By using the Climate Ready Natural Resource Management Planning in Victoria website you form a legally binding agreement with us. You therefore agree to follow our terms and conditions. These terms and conditions govern the use of and access to our Climate Ready Natural Resource Management Planning in Victoria website. By using the Climate Ready Natural Resource Management Planning in Victoria website, you also agree to be bound by the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommerical Licence (“CCAL”) which can be viewed at http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/

These terms and conditions can be changed at any time. We will notify you of changes to the terms and conditions by posting notification on our Climate Ready Natural Resource Management Planning in Victoria website. We will also notify you when the terms and conditions have been or will be implemented. However, changes that are made for legal reasons will be effective immediately. If you do not agree with any altered terms and conditions then you must no longer use the Climate Ready Natural Resource Management Planning in Victoria website or services.

By using the Climate Ready Natural Resource Management Planning in Victoria website and our services you will ensure that all applicable laws are complied with. If we fail to enforce any of the terms and conditions we will not be considered to have waived our rights to enforce any terms and conditions. Our terms and conditions will be applied according to Australian law, unless you reside in a country that excludes the application of Australian law. If this is the case, then your country’s law will apply.

In the event that a particular term or condition is not enforceable, this will not affect the application of any other terms or conditions. If there is a conflict between the previous and updated terms and conditions, the most recent updated terms and conditions will have priority.

This Climate Ready Natural Resource Management Planning in Victoria website was developed by Victorian Catchment Management Authorities and was supported by funding form the Australian Government as set out in The Challenge section of this website.

If you have any questions about these terms and conditions please contact us.

2. Meaning of Words

“Climate Projections” mean any modelled outcomes, data, information and images in the climate projections generated by your use of this website.

“Site” means the website found at URL https://viccatchments.com.au  and all products and material available on it including but not limited to data, information, images, text and other materials.

3. Using the Climate Ready Natural Resource Management Planning in Victoria website

We will use reasonable endeavours to ensure that this site is available at all times. However, we do not make any representations or warranties that your access will be uninterrupted, timely and secure free.

We may suspend or stop providing you access to the Climate Ready Natural Resource Management Planning in Victoria website without prior notice in case of a system failure, maintenance, or repair or any reason beyond our control. We may also suspend or stop providing you access to the Climate Ready Natural Resource Management Planning in Victoria website without prior notice if you do not comply with our terms and conditions or if we are investigating suspected misconduct.

Although we apply a range of security controls to protect the Climate Ready Natural Resource Management Planning in Victoria website from unauthorised access, it is your responsibility to install up-to-date security software on your computer.

We do not accept any liability for any interference with or damage to your computer system and/or software.

These terms and conditions do not grant you the right to use any branding, logos, marks or symbols used on the Climate Ready Natural Resource Management Planning in Victoria website or in our services, unless otherwise permitted by these terms and conditions.

4. Protecting other people and organisation rights

We will ensure that credit is given to those who have contributed to the content uploaded on the Climate Ready Natural Resource Management Planning in Victoria website once the content is published by us. This may include annexing a list of contributors names to the content published.

5. Warranties and disclaimers

We want and expect the material on the Climate Ready Natural Resource Management Planning in Victoria website to be as correct and accurate as possible.

However, we do not guarantee or represent nor do we accept any legal liability whatsoever arising from, or connected to, the use of any material or reliance on information contained on the Climate Ready Natural Resource Management Planning in Victoria website or any linked website.

We recommend that you exercise your own skill and care with respect to your use of the Climate Ready Natural Resource Management Planning in Victoria website and that you carefully evaluate the accuracy, currency, completeness and relevance of the material on the Climate Ready Natural Resource Management Planning in Victoria website for your purposes.

The material on the Climate Ready Natural Resource Management Planning in Victoria website may include opinions and recommendations that do not necessarily reflect our views or recommendations, or indicate any commitment to any particular course of action.

By accessing information at or through the Climate Ready Natural Resource Management Planning in Victoria website each user waives and releases us to the full extent permitted by law from any and all claims relating to the use of and/or reliance on the material made available though the Climate Ready Natural Resource Management Planning in Victoria website. In no event are we liable for any injury, loss or damage resulting from use of or reliance upon the material on or accessed through the Climate Ready Natural Resource Management Planning in Victoria website.

We take reasonable care in linking websites, but have no direct control over the content of the linked sites, nor the changes that may occur to the content on those sites. It is your responsibility to make decisions about the accuracy, currency and reliability of the information contained therein.

Links to external websites do not constitute an endorsement or a recommendation of any material on those sites or of any third party products or services offered by, from or through those websites.

6. Dispute Resolution

If you have any questions, require any clarification or wish to dispute or query any of our terms and conditions please contact us.