These Terms and Conditions apply to the use and access of the Resources Industry Cluster in addition to the Privacy Policy.

By using and accessing the RESOURCES INDUSTRY CLUSTER Website, you agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions.

1. RESOURCES INDUSTRY CLUSTER Website

RESOURCES INDUSTRY CLUSTER endeavours to take reasonable care in preparing and maintaining the information and material available on the RESOURCES INDUSTRY CLUSTER Website, but does not make any warranties in relation to the accuracy, currency, reliability or completeness of any content on the RESOURCES INDUSTRY CLUSTER Website.

Material on the RESOURCES INDUSTRY CLUSTER Website is intended as an information source only and in no way constitutes the provision of professional advice. You should not act on the basis of anything contained on the RESOURCES INDUSTRY CLUSTER Website without first obtaining professional advice specific to your circumstances. You should make your own assessment of the information contained on the RESOURCES INDUSTRY CLUSTER Website and, if you choose to rely on it, it is at your own risk.

RESOURCES INDUSTRY CLUSTER is not liable to you or anyone else if interference with or damage to your computer systems occurs in connection with your use of the RESOURCES INDUSTRY CLUSTER Website or any linked third-party websites. You must use your own precautions to ensure that whatever you select from your use of the RESOURCES INDUSTRY CLUSTER Website is free of viruses or anything else that may interfere with or damage the operations of your computer systems.

Material, summarised views, standards or recommendations of third parties which may also be included on the RESOURCES INDUSTRY CLUSTER Website, do not necessarily reflect the views of RESOURCES INDUSTRY CLUSTER, indicate a commitment to a particular course of action, or reflect an endorsement of any materials or views expressed.

Please also remember when you are using the RESOURCES INDUSTRY CLUSTER Website that your equipment, RESOURCES INDUSTRY CLUSTER’s systems and the internet are sometimes subject to performance constraints, which can affect the speed of the RESOURCES INDUSTRY CLUSTER Website and the use of it you may wish to make. RESOURCES INDUSTRY CLUSTER does not guarantee that access to the RESOURCES INDUSTRY CLUSTER Website will be uninterrupted, and you may experience errors and service interruptions when using the RESOURCES INDUSTRY CLUSTER Website or accessing any links available on it.

2. Using the RESOURCES INDUSTRY CLUSTER Website

As a condition of your use of the RESOURCES INDUSTRY CLUSTER Website, you warrant to RESOURCES INDUSTRY CLUSTER that you will not use the RESOURCES INDUSTRY CLUSTER Website for any purposes that are prohibited by these Terms and Conditions. In particular you agree not to:

  • use the RESOURCES INDUSTRY CLUSTER Website to defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise offend any person;
  • publish, distribute, email, transmit or disseminate any material which is unlawful, obscene, defamatory, indecent, offensive or inappropriate;
  • engage in or promote any third-party surveys, contests, pyramid schemes, chain letters, unsolicited emailing or spamming via the RESOURCES INDUSTRY CLUSTER Website;
  • impersonate any other person or entity;
  • upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available using the RESOURCES INDUSTRY CLUSTER Website any material that you do not have a right to make available or which contains viruses, or other computer codes, files or programs designed to interrupt, limit or destroy the functionality of other computer software or hardware or to utilise other computer systems for improper purposes or without authorisation; or
  • breach any laws or regulations which are applicable to your use of the RESOURCES INDUSTRY CLUSTER Website in your jurisdiction.

3. Linked Third-party Websites

You acknowledge and agree that RESOURCES INDUSTRY CLUSTER has no direct control over the content of any linked third-party websites, or the changes that may occur to the content on those websites. Links to third party websites are provided in good faith, but it is your responsibility to make your own decisions about the accuracy, currency, reliability and correctness of information contained in linked third party websites. You are responsible for being aware of which organisation is hosting any linked website that you may visit.

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

4. Personal Information

RESOURCES INDUSTRY CLUSTER respects your right to privacy and collects and manages personal information in accordance with the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) and its Privacy Policy which can be found on our website https://resourcesclusters.org/privacy-policy

5. Subscription

You may wish to subscribe to RESOURCES INDUSTRY CLUSTER’s mailing list through the RESOURCES INDUSTRY CLUSTER Website. To subscribe to the RESOURCES INDUSTRY CLUSTER mailing list you will be required to provide RESOURCES INDUSTRY CLUSTER with certain details, including your email address, first and last name, organisation name and the state or territory that you are from. Any information collected will be handled in accordance with the RESOURCES INDUSTRY CLUSTER Privacy Policy.

If you do not wish to provide RESOURCES INDUSTRY CLUSTER with these details then RESOURCES INDUSTRY CLUSTER may be unable to include you on the RESOURCES INDUSTRY CLUSTER mailing list, and you may be unable to receive the benefits of subscription.

If you no longer wish to be a subscriber to the RESOURCES INDUSTRY CLUSTER mailing list you can terminate your subscription by using the unsubscribe facility on the RESOURCES INDUSTRY CLUSTER Website, or by emailing your request to clusters@metsignited.org

6. Exclusion of Warranties and Limitation of Liability

To the extent permitted by law, all implied conditions, representations, warranties and other terms are excluded.

RESOURCES INDUSTRY CLUSTER does not exclude any rights and remedies in respect of goods or services which cannot be excluded, restricted or modified under the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth). To the extent permitted by law, RESOURCES INDUSTRY CLUSTER excludes all other rights, remedies, guarantees, conditions and warranties in respect of the RESOURCES INDUSTRY CLUSTER Website, whether based in statute, common law or otherwise.

RESOURCES INDUSTRY CLUSTER makes no warranty or representation in relation to the availability of the RESOURCES INDUSTRY CLUSTER Website or any linked website, and cannot guarantee that the RESOURCES INDUSTRY CLUSTER Website or any third-party website linked to the RESOURCES INDUSTRY CLUSTER Website will be free from viruses.

In such cases where the law imposes a liability which cannot be excluded, to the fullest extent permitted by law, RESOURCES INDUSTRY CLUSTER’s liability will be limited at RESOURCES INDUSTRY CLUSTER’s option to the supply of services again, or the payment of the cost of having the services supplied again.

7. Intellectual Property

Any material displayed on the RESOURCES INDUSTRY CLUSTER Website is the property of RESOURCES INDUSTRY CLUSTER. Unless otherwise expressly specified in these Terms and Conditions, RESOURCES INDUSTRY CLUSTER does not grant any licence or right in, or assign any part of its intellectual property rights in any material incorporated into the RESOURCES INDUSTRY CLUSTER Website to you.

You are provided with access to the RESOURCES INDUSTRY CLUSTER Website and may download, store in cache, display, print or make a single copy of the information or material stored on the RESOURCES INDUSTRY CLUSTER Website (in its unaltered form) and for your personal and non-commercial purpose. Except for these purposes and for the purposes of and subject to the conditions prescribed under the Copyright Act 1968 (Cth) you may not, in any form or by any means:

  • Adapt, reproduce, store, distribute, transmit or print, display, perform, publish or create derivative works from any part of the RESOURCES INDUSTRY CLUSTER Website; or
  • Commercialise any information, products or services obtained from any part of the RESOURCES INDUSTRY CLUSTER Website without our written permission.

If you wish to make any other use of the material on the RESOURCES INDUSTRY CLUSTER Website, you must obtain our permission before doing so.

8. Changes to Terms and Conditions

RESOURCES INDUSTRY CLUSTER may change these Terms and Conditions at any time without notice by publishing variations on the RESOURCES INDUSTRY CLUSTER Website.

9. Severability

Any provision of these Terms and Conditions which are unenforceable or partly unenforceable is, where possible, to be severed to the extent necessary to make these Terms and Conditions enforceable.

10. Jurisdiction

The law applicable to the use of this website and to these Terms and Conditions is the law of Queensland, Australia, and the parties submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Queensland in relation to any matters arising under these Terms and Conditions, any Additional Terms and Conditions or in relation to the RESOURCES INDUSTRY CLUSTER Website.