Website conditions

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This website is owned and operated by the Friends for its members and others involved in activities for the benefit of the Friends and the Australian National Botanic Gardens. You may only have access to this website on condition that you accept and comply with the terms, conditions, notices and disclaimers contained in this document. Your use of the website constitutes your agreement to be bound by these Website Conditions.

The Friends reserves the right to make changes to this website and to these Website Conditions at any time.

Ownership and protection of content

The materials displayed on this website, including without limitation all information, text, materials, graphics, audio-visual materials, software, names, logos and trademarks (if any) ("Content") are protected by copyright, trade mark and other intellectual property laws unless specified otherwise.

Any Content that can only be properly accessed by submitting security credentials (such as a username or password) is private and confidential.

You must not modify, copy or reproduce, or provide access by others to the Content in any way or any form unless authorised in writing by [the organisation].

You may view this website using your web browser and save an electronic copy, or print out a copy, of parts of this website solely for your own information, research or study, but only if you keep all Content intact and in the same form as presented on this site (including without limitation all copyright, trade mark and other proprietary notices).

You must not use this website or the information and other Content on it in any manner or for any purpose which:

  • is unlawful; or
  • violates any right of the Friends or any of its directors, officers or members; or
  • is to the detriment of any member of [the organisation]; or of any contractor, sponsor, partner or volunteer engaged in activities for or with [the organisation]; or
  • is forbidden by these Website Conditions.

Disclaimer and limitation of liability

The information contained on this website is provided by the Friends in good faith. It is derived from sources we believed to be accurate and current when published. Neither the Friends nor any of its directors, officers or members give any representation or warranty as to the reliability, accuracy or completeness of the information, nor do they accept any responsibility arising in any way (including by negligence) for errors in, or omissions from, the information.

In the case of goods or services supplied or offered by the Friends or any of its directors, officers or members, liability for breach of any implied warranty or condition which cannot be excluded is limited at [the organisation]’s option to either:

  • supplying the goods (or equivalent goods) or services again; or
  • paying the cost of having the goods (or equivalent goods) or services supplied again.

Links to other sites

We provide links to some third-party websites as a convenience to website users, in good faith. the Friends is not responsible for, and does not endorse, the content or functioning of any linked website. You link to any such website entirely at your own risk.

Governing law

These Website Conditions are governed by the law of the Australian Capital Territory. Any disputes arising from these Website Conditions are in the first instance exclusively subject to the jurisdiction of the courts of the Australian Capital Territory.