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Privacy Statement and Disclaimer

Disclaimer

The information contained on this website has been electronically published by Land & Water Australia to assist public knowledge and discussion and to help improve the sustainable management of land, water and vegetation.

Where technical information has been prepared by or contributed by authors external to Land & Water Australia, readers should contact the author(s), and conduct their own enquiries, before making use of that information.

The content of this website has been compiled by Land & Water Australia from information provided from a variety of third parties, is provided for information purposes only, and does not necessarily indicate the commitment of Land & Water Australia or the Commonwealth of Australia to a particular course of action.

To the fullest extent permitted by law, Land & Water Australia and the Commonwealth of Australia will not be liable for any loss, damage, cost or expense incurred in relation to or arising by reason of any person relying on the information on this website and associated databases, or on any linked site, whether or not caused by any negligence on the part of the Land & Water Australia, the Commonwealth of Australia or their agents.

Whilst reasonable care is taken in relation to the website, Land & Water Australia and the Commonwealth of Australia do not guarantee or warrant the accuracy, reliability, completeness or currency of the information on this website, or its usefulness in achieving any purpose. Further, changes in circumstances after the publication of material or information may impact upon its accuracy, users of this website are responsible for assessing its relevance and verifying the accuracy of the content.

Links to external websites

References and links to other websites are provided for convenience only and on the basis that users are responsible for assessing the relevance and accuracy of the content of those websites. Information accessed by hyperlinks to sites external to Land & Water Australia’s website may be incorrect, misleading or not verifiable.

Land & Water Australia and the Commonwealth of Australia disclaim all responsibility in respect of information obtained by use of all hyperlinks. Links do not constitute the endorsement by Land & Water Australia or the Commonwealth of Australia of any information, goods or services offered on those sites, including those offered by third parties.

The material on those websites may also include the views or recommendations of third parties, which do not necessarily reflect the views of Land & Water Australia or the Commonwealth of Australia, or indicate their commitment to a particular course of action.

Security of Land & Water Australia website

Due to the insecure nature of the Internet, there is a risk that information sent to or from this website may be viewed, intercepted, corrupted or modified by, or otherwise disclosed to, third parties. Land & Water Australia and the Commonwealth of Australia do not guarantee or otherwise warrant the security or integrity of any information transmitted in this manner, and they are not liable in connection with the transmission of any such information (whether as a result of negligence or otherwise).

Privacy notice

Land & Water Australia and the Commonwealth of Australia are committed to protecting your privacy in accordance with the Guidelines for Federal and ACT Government websites issued by the Federal Office of the Privacy Commissioner.

While Land & Water Australia endeavours to secure information transmitted by this website over the internet, there is a possibility that this information could be accessed by a third party while in transit.

Links to other websites

This website contains references and links to other websites. Land & Water Australia / the Commonwealth of Australia is not responsible for the privacy policies of these websites.

Data collection

Data that in some way identifies the user is gathered during interactions with the Land & Water Australia website in the following circumstances:

Computer information

It is a necessary part of visiting any website that the user’s web browser provides the machine’s identity (its IP address) to the web server so that the server can address the reply to the correct machine. In addition, the browser type and operating system are provided. In the unlikely event of an investigation, a law enforcement agency may exercise a warrant to inspect the service provider’s logs.

Navigation data

Land & Water Australia may monitor visitors to its website using Google Analytics. This software tracks user interactions with the website for the purposes of monitoring and evaluation. It does not identify individual users.

Email management - collection of personal information

Land & Water Australia will only record your email address if you send Land & Water Australia a message by email or via a form on this website. It will only be used for the purpose for which you have provided it and will not be added to a mailing list without your consent. We will not use your email address for any other purpose, and will not disclose it to a third party, without your consent.

If you have any further enquiries regarding privacy, please contact Land & Water Australia.

Copyright and trade mark notice

All information displayed on the Land & Water Australia website is protected by copyright.

Use of materials and information

You may download, print, display and reproduce the materials and information on this website in unaltered form only for your personal, non-commercial use. All other rights are reserved. Information or material from the website may be used for the purposes of private study, research, criticism or review as permitted under the Copyright Act 1968 (Cth). The website contains materials and information the rights in respect of which are owned by either Land & Water Australia, the Commonwealth of Australia or specified third parties. Land & Water Australia has acknowledged third party copyright where appropriate and to the extent possible or known.

Any reproduction of material and information from this website must acknowledge Land & Water Australia, the Commonwealth of Australia or the relevant third party, as appropriate, as the owner of copyright in any selected passage, extract, diagram, other material or information.

Land & Water Australia will cease to exist by late in 2009. When that occurs, the copyright which was owned by Land & Water Australia will be owned by the Commonwealth of Australia. Requests for permission to reproduce Commonwealth copyright material made after that time should be directed to Commonwealth Copyright Administration, Copyright Law Branch, Attorney-General’s Department.

Except as specified above, you must not reproduce any part of the website and its associated databases without written permission being given by the relevant copyright owner.

Commercial and other uses of website

You are not permitted to re-transmit, store in a retrieval system, distribute or commercialise (for example, by purporting to sell, license or assign copyright) the materials and information contained on this website and its associated databases without obtaining prior written permission from the relevant copyright owners. Due to the nature of this website, it is possible that the relevant copyright owner will be a person other than Land & Water Australia or the Commonwealth of Australia.

You may not use this website to sell a product or service or to increase traffic to your website for commercial reasons (such as advertising).

Commercial use prevents resale of the information available from or through this website. It does not prevent persons using this information in the ordinary course of providing commercial services (for example agricultural or scientific consulting services).

Trade marks

You must not use any trade marks or logos which are depicted in this website and any associated databases without obtaining prior written permission from the relevant rights holders.

Linking to this website

You may link to this website provided that you:

  • do not make any alteration to its contents without obtaining prior written permission from the relevant rights holders; and
  • make it clear that Land & Water Australia and the Commonwealth of Australia are not affiliated to and do not endorse your organisation, your website or anything connected to your organisation.

You must not reproduce, reframe or reformat the files, pages, images, information and materials from this website and associated databases without obtaining prior written permission from the relevant rights holders.