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Terms and Conditions

PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS WEBSITE This website is owned and published and/or managed and published by Golf Australia (“GA”) and Sportal Australia Pty Ltd (“Sportal”). By entering the website you agree to be bound by the following terms and conditions. If you do not agree to these terms and conditions, you should exit the website. Copyright Notice All material on this website is protected by copyright under the Copyright Act 1968 (Cth) and, through international treaties and agreements, under the laws of other countries. Unless expressly stated to the contrary, GA and Sportal own copyright in all the material on this website. Other than for the purpose of the Copyright Act 1968 (Cth), or as otherwise stated below, no material on this website may be altered, reproduced, stored in a retrieval system or transmitted without the prior written consent of GA/Sportal (for example downloadable information for specific authorised tasks such as teacher resources), unless it is otherwise stated on the website. You are only authorized to use this website and its contents for your personal, non-commercial use by viewing this website and printing off individual pages or sections for personal use. Trade Marks This website includes registered trade marks and trade marks which are the subject of pending applications or which are otherwise protected by law and may be subject of rights in other countries. You may not use these trade marks except by saving, or printing out, a copy of this website as permitted by the Copyright Notice above. Other registered trade marks may be featured on this website from time to time. The use of any such trade mark on this website is not intended to indicate any association with or endorsement by the owner of that trade mark. Third party websites This website may contain links to third party websites. GA and Sportal are not responsible for the condition or the content of those websites, as they are not under GA&aposs or Sportal&aposs control. Any link(s) provided are solely for your convenience. The presence of links does not amount, expressly or impliedly, to any endorsement of the website(s) or the products or services provided there. Your access to those websites and use of their products and services is solely at your own risk. Disclaimer This website and its contents are provided without any representations or warranties of any kind, either express or implied. GA and Sportal disclaim all representations and warranties, including by way of example but not limitation, as to fitness for a particular purpose, to the fullest extent permitted by applicable laws. In addition, neither GA nor Sportal represents or warrants that the information and/or facilities accessible via this website are accurate, complete or current, or that this website will be free of defects, including, but not limited to, viruses or other harmful elements. The user of this website assumes all costs arising as a result of the use of this website. Limitation of Liability To the fullest extent permitted by applicable laws, neither GA nor Sportal nor any of their respective directors, employees, affiliates or other representatives will be liable for loss or damages arising out of or in connection with the use of, or inability to use, the materials in and/or facilities or services offered through this website, including, but not limited to, indirect or consequential loss or damages, loss of data, income, profit or opportunity, loss of or damage to property and claims of third parties, even if GA and/or Sportal have been advised of the possibility of such loss or damages or such loss or damages were reasonably foreseeable. If this clause is unforceable in whole or in part in any jurisdiction due to relevant laws, then in no event shall either GA&aposs or Sportal&aposs total liability to you for all damages, losses, and claims (whether in contract, tort (including, but not limited to, negligence), or otherwise) exceed the amount paid by you, if any, for accessing this website. Privacy statement Sportal has created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to privacy. If you complete and submit the registration form for this website you may be able to access extra services like newsletters, competitions, chat forums and personal e-mail facilities (where advised by us as available). By doing so, you will be providing GA and Sportal with certain data. GA and Sportal collect and use two types of data about users of this website: Personal Data – (names and addresses etc) via which it is possible to identify an individual from that information; and Aggregated Data – being all other information that relates purely to generic statistics such as traffic flow and demographics. Personal Data GA and Sportal will only collect, use and transfer Personal Data about you if you have consented to that collection, use and transfer, unless GA or Sportal believes that such action is necessary to conform to legal requirements, protect and defend its rights or property, enforce terms and conditions or act to protect the interests of its users or others. Aggregated Data Other non-personal information will be collected and used by GA or Sportal and may be transferred to third parties. Any such statistical or demographic information will not include personal details through which you could be identified. In addition to non-personal information given on your registration form, information is automatically collected about traffic around the website. This is also only used in aggregate form and no individual registered user will be identified. Cookies GA/Sportal uses “cookies” to speed up access to the website (it bypasses checking the registered user database.) A cookie is a small piece of information sent from GA/Sportal to your computer to help us to identify you quickly. It is possible for you to disable these cookies by changing your browser settings, but this may slow down or prohibit access to parts of the website. Public Forums This website may make chat rooms, forums, message boards, and/or news groups available to its users. Please remember that any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal information. Governing Law This website is controlled and operated by Sportal from its offices in Melbourne, Australia. Neither GA nor Sportal make any representation that materials in and/or facilities or services offered through this website are available for use in other locations, or that they comply with any legal or regulatory requirements of such other locations. Those who choose to access this website do so at their own risk and on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws, to the extent any local laws are applicable. These terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws in force in victoria and the Commonwealth of Australia. Any dispute under these terms shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Victoria and the Commonwealth of Australia and, by using this website, you hereby submit to the jurisdiction of such courts for such purposes and waive any and all objections to jurisdiction or venue in such courts. Miscellaneous Any waiver of any provision of these terms must be in writing signed by either GA or Sportal to be valid. A waiver of any provision hereunder shall not operate as a waiver of any other provision, or a continuing waiver of the same provision in the future. If any court of competent jurisdiction finds any provision of these terms to be void or unenforceable for any reason then such provision shall be ineffective to the extent of the court&aposs finding without affecting the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions. These terms represent the entire understanding and agreement between the parties relating to the subject matter herein and supersede any and all prior statements, understandings or agreements whether oral or written, and shall not be modified except in writing, signed by you, GA and Sportal. Contacting the website If you have any questions not addressed on this page, please send us an e-mail.