Terms and Conditions

Terms and Conditions

Please take the time to read these terms and conditions.  By using Our Website and the Services and information offered on Our Website, you are agreeing to these terms and conditions.

If you purchase products through our Website, there will be additional terms and conditions relating to the purchase.  Please make sure you agree with these terms and conditions, which you will be directed to read prior to making your purchase.

Definitions

Services means information, competitions, surveys, activity booklets, resources, reports, research and find a playgroup and contact information contained on the website

The Website means the website www.playgroupaustralia.com.au and www.playgroupaustralia.org.au

We / Us /Our etc means Playgroup Australia Ltd and any subsidiaries, affiliates, employees, officers, agents or assigns.

Accuracy of content

We have taken proper care and precautions to ensure that the information we provide on this Website is accurate.  However, we cannot guarantee, nor do we accept any legal liability arising from or connected to, the accuracy, reliability, currency or completeness of anything contained on this Website or on any linked site.

The information contained on this Website should not take the place of professional advice. 

Use

The Website is made available for your use on your acceptance and compliance with these terms and conditions.  By using this Website, you are agreeing to these terms and conditions.

You agree that you will use this website in accordance with all applicable local, state, national and international laws, rules and regulations.

You agree that you will not use, nor will you allow or authorise any third party to use, the Website for any purpose that is unlawful, defamatory, harassing, abusive, fraudulent or obscene way or in any other inappropriate way or in a way which conflicts with the Website or the Services. 

If you contribute to our forum (if any) or make any public comments on this Website which are, in our opinion, unlawful, defamatory, harassing, abusive, fraudulent or obscene or in any other way inappropriate or which conflict with the Website or the Services offered, then we may at our discretion, refuse to publish such comments and/or remove them from the Website.

We reserve the right to refuse or terminate service to anyone at any time without notice or reason.

Passwords and logins

You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your passwords and login details and for all activities carried out under your password and login.

Indemnification for loss or damage

You agree to indemnify Us and hold Us harmless from and against any and all liabilities or expenses arising from or in any way related to your use of this Website or the Services or information offered on this Website, including any liability or expense arising from all claims, losses, damages (actual and consequential), suits, judgments, litigation costs and solicitors fees of every kind and nature incurred by you or any third parties through you.

Intellectual property and copyrights

We hold the copyright to the content of this Website, including all uploaded files, layout design, data, graphics, articles, file content, codes, news, tutorials, videos, reviews, forum posts and databases contained on the Website or in connection with the Services. You must not use or replicate our copyright material other than as permitted by law.  You may access and display these pages on a computer, monitor or other video display device and make a printable copy of any whole page or pages on this website for your own personal use only. Specifically, you must not use or replicate our copyright material for commercial purposes unless expressly agreed to by Us, in which case we may require you to sign a Licence Agreement.  The information may not otherwise be used, copied, reproduced, published, stored in a retrieval system, altered, transmitted in any forms or by any means in whole or in part without prior written approval

If you wish to use content, images or other of our intellectual property, you should submit your request to us at the following email address: [email protected]

Trademarks

The trademarks and logos contained on this Website are trademarks of Playgroup Australia Ltd.  This website includes registered trademarks / business names including, but not limited to, the word ‘Playgroup’ and the ‘Playgroup Australia logo’. Unless otherwise indicated, they are owned by Playgroup Australia Ltd and may be the subject of rights in other countries. Use of these trademarks is strictly prohibited except with Our express, written consent.

If you wish to use trademarks and logos, you should submit your request to us at the following email address: [email protected]

Links to external websites

This Website may contain links that direct you outside of this Website.  These links are provided for your convenience and are not an express or implied indication that we endorse or approve of the linked Website, its contents or any associated website, product or service.  We accept no liability for loss or damage arising out of or in connection to your use of these sites. 

You may link to our articles or home page.  However, you should not provide a link which suggests any association, approval or endorsement on our part in respect to your website, unless we have expressly agreed in writing.  We may withdraw our consent to you linking to our site at any time by notice to you.

Limitation of Liability

We take no responsibility for the accuracy of any of the content or statements contained on this Website or in relation to our Services.  Statements made are by way of general comment only and you should satisfy yourself as to their accuracy. 

The information contained on this website is provided by Playgroup Australia and every effort has been made to ensure the information is free from error.

The information is derived from sources believed to be accurate and correct and is subject to change without notice. Neither Playgroup Australia, nor its member organisations, nor any employee, give any representation or warranty as to the reliability, accuracy or completeness of the information, nor do they accept responsibility arising in any way for errors in, or omissions from the information.

You should make your own enquiries before entering into any transaction on the basis of the material on this website.

Further, all of our Services are provided without a warranty with the exception of any warranties provided by law.  We are not liable for any damages whatsoever, incurred as a result of or relating to the use of the Website or our Services.

Information Collection

Use of information you have provided us with, or that we have collected and retained relating to your use of the Website and/or our Services, is governed by our Privacy Policy.  By using this Website and the Services associated with this Website, you are agreeing to the Privacy Policy.  To view our Privacy Policy and read more about why we collect personal information from you and how we use that information, click here.

Confidentiality

All personal information you give us will be dealt with in a confidential manner in accordance with our Privacy Policy.  However, due to circumstances outside of our control, we cannot guarantee that all aspects of your use of this Website will be confidential due to the potential ability of third parties to intercept and access such information.

Governing Law

These terms and conditions are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Australian Capital Territory, Australia.  Any disputes concerning this website are to be resolved by the courts having jurisdiction in Australian Capital Territory.

We retain the right to bring proceedings against you for breach of these Terms and Conditions, in your country of residence or any other appropriate country or jurisdiction.

Other terms

We are always striving to improve what we do. Hearing and learning from complaints is one way in which we can improve. If you have a concern about an action of Playgroup Australia or a playgroup experience that you have had, we invite you to share that concern with us.  All employees, volunteers, contractors, Members of Playgroup Australia (PA) and stakeholders or members of the public have a right to have their concerns with regard to Playgroup Australia and its activities heard and addressed. They also have a right to receive information about progress and actions taken in relation to their complaint. At all times people making a complaint will have their privacy and confidentiality ensured. Please download our Complaints Procedure for more information.