Terms & Conditions

Website terms and conditions

This website is operated by The Story Project Limited (TSP). In these terms and conditions, the expressions we, us and our are a reference to TSP.
If you use this website, you are agreeing to be bound by the terms and conditions listed below and any other laws or regulations which apply to this website.  If you do not accept these terms and conditions, you must refrain from using this website.  We reserve the right to amend these terms and conditions from time to time.  Amendments will be effective immediately upon notification on this website.  Your continued use of this website following such notification will represent an agreement by you to be bound by the terms and conditions as amended.

Intellectual property rights statement

All intellectual property rights in this website, including design, text, graphics, logos, icons, sound recordings and all software relating to this website belong to or are licensed by us.  These intellectual property rights are protected by Australian and international laws. Subject to the rights set out in the following paragraph, you may not in any form or by any means copy, download, adapt, reproduce (other than for the purpose of viewing the website in your browser), store, modify, distribute, print, upload, display, perform, remove any credits, publish post frame within another website or create derivative works from any part of this website or commercialise any information obtained from any part of this website without our prior written permission or, in the case of third party material, from the owner of the intellectual property rights in that material.

If you access:

  • any audio recording posted by us; or
  • any text documents that summarises an audio recording and provides meta data about the participants,

together, the (Materials) through the website, then:

  • you must attribute the Materials to us;
  • you must use the Materials for non-commercial purposes only; and
  • you must not download, copy, alter, transform or build upon the Materials or otherwise create derivative works from the Materials.

Linked websites

This website may contain links to other websites.  The links are provided for convenience only and may not remain current or be maintained.  We are not responsible for the content or privacy practices associated with linked websites.

Secure data

Unfortunately, no data transmission over the internet can be guaranteed as totally secure.  We do not warrant and cannot ensure the security of any information which you transmit to us.  Accordingly, any information that you transmit to this website is transmitted at your own risk.  If you become aware of any problems with the security of the data or the website, please contact us immediately.

Warnings

You must ensure that your access to this website is not illegal or prohibited by laws which apply to you.  We do not warrant the accuracy, adequacy or completeness of the information, nor do we undertake to keep this website updated.  The information on this website is not, and is not intended to be, advice.  You should not act or refrain to act on the basis of any of the material on this website without first satisfying yourself as to the truth or accuracy of all information given.
Whilst we have no reason to believe that any information contained on this website is inaccurate, we do not warrant the accuracy, adequacy or completeness of such information, nor do we undertake to keep this website updated.  We do not accept responsibility for loss suffered as a result of reliance by you on the accuracy or currency of information contained on this website.
You must take your own precautions to ensure that the process that you employ for accessing this website does not expose you to the risk of viruses, malicious computer code, or other forms of interference which may damage your own computer system.  For the removal of doubt, we do not accept responsibility for any interference or damage to your own computer system which arises in connection with your use of this website or any linked website.

Limitation of liability

We are not liable for any loss or damage, however caused (including, but not limited to, by our negligence) suffered by you in connection with this agreement or your use of this website.
If any legislation implies a condition or warranty into these terms and conditions in respect of goods or services supplied, and our liability for breach of that condition or warranty may not be excluded but may be limited, our liability for such breach is limited to, in the case of a supply of goods, replacing the goods or supplying equivalent goods or repairing the goods, or in the case of supply of services, supplying the services again or paying the cost of having the services supplied again.

Indemnity

You agree to indemnify us for all damages, losses, penalties, fines, expenses and costs (including legal costs) which arise out of or relate to your use of this website, any information that you provide to us via this website or any damage that you may cause to this website.  This indemnification includes, without limitation, liability relating to copyright infringement, defamation, invasion of privacy, trade mark infringement and breaches of the Trade Practices Act 1974 (Cth).

Posting comments on our site

  • If you post material to this site you acknowledge that any information or material submitted by you is and will be treated by us as non-confidential and non-proprietary and we may use such material without restriction;
  • when you post material you assign all copyright which subsists in such material to us;
  • you will not post or transmit any material or information which is offensive, defamatory, obscene, unlawful, vulgar, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing or ethnically objectionable;
  • you agree not to act in a manner which negatively affects others posting on this site;
  • you agree not to impersonate any other person;
  • you agree not to post or transmit any unsolicited advertising or promotional materials;
  • any material which you post may be removed by us without notice at any time;
  • you will not post or transmit any material in which the copyright is owned by another person or entity and you warrant that all material posted is your original work and not sourced from any third party;
  • you will not post any material which contains viruses or other computer codes, files or programs which are designed to limit or destroy the functionality of other computer software or hardware;
  • you accept that any material or information provided by you may be posted on our site for any other members or guests to read;
  • all information provided by us is general information and is not in the nature of advice.  We derive our information from sources which we believe to be accurate and up to date as at the date of publication and we reserve the right to update this information at any time;
  • We are not liable for any loss resulting from any action taken or reliance made by you on any information or material posted by us.  You should make your own inquiries and seek independent advice from relevant industry professionals before acting or relying on any information or material which appears in the discussion forum;
  • we do not accept any responsibility or liability for any information or material which you submit to our site, nor do we accept any responsibility for any use or misuse which you or any other or guests make of information or material which you submit;
  • we do not warrant that we will respond to questions or comments submitted by you to our site;
  • You may not download, copy, adapt, reproduce, store, distribute, transmit, display, publish or create derivative works from any material on our site.  In addition, you may not commercialise any information, products or services from this material;
  • we do not warrant that any material you submit to our site will be protected against loss, misuse, or alteration by third parties.  We do not warrant that we will post your information or material.  If we elect in our sole discretion to post your material, we do not warrant that the material or information you submit will be posted within a certain time frame;
  • you indemnify us and our related bodies corporate and our directors and employees against any claim by a third party arising out of a breach of these terms and conditions either by you or by any person using your ID.

Termination of access

Access to this website may be terminated at any time without notice.  These terms and conditions will survive any such termination.

Governing law and jurisdiction

If a dispute arises regarding these terms of use, the laws of Queensland, Australia, will apply.  In relation to any such dispute, you agree to submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Queensland, Australia.
If you access this website in a jurisdiction other than Queensland, Australia, you are responsible for compliance with the laws of that jurisdiction, to the extent that they apply.