Terms and conditions
- Stop the rise of STIs Privacy (the content of this page will also need to be amended as above)
- Stop the rise of STIs Copyright
- Stop the rise of STIs Disclaimer (the content of this page will also need to be amended as above)
- the expression ‘user’, ‘you’ and ‘your(s)’ refers to the person or organisation accessing and using the Website;
- the expression ‘we’, ‘us’, ‘our’ and “the State” means the State of Queensland acting through Queensland Health;
- the expression “the Stop the rise of STIs website” and “the Website” means the Stop the rise of STIs website, stoptherise.initiatives.qld.gov.au including contact details supplied in the Contact us form.
2. Use of the Website and data
(a) You may access the Website, to view, use and display the Website for your personal use only. You may use the Website to view information and material provided by us. You may not use the Website for any other purpose.
2.2 Limitations of Use
(i) not copy, transmit, distribute, reproduce, licence, alter, reverse engineer, adapt or modify the whole or any part of the Website in any way whatsoever;
(iii) not use the Website in any way that could damage, disable, overburden, impair or compromise the Website; and
(iv) comply with any applicable law and regulation relating to downloading content or applications used or supported by the Website.
2.3 Intellectual Property
The State is the owner of the Website. All intellectual property in the information and material published on the Website is owned by, or licensed to, the State. You obtain no interest in the intellectual property. All content in the Website, including but not limited to all software, design, brand names, text, photographs, information, sound recordings, images and other material is protected by copyright, trademark and intellectual property laws in Australia. You may not do anything which interferes with or breaches those laws or the intellectual property rights in the Website or any of its components.
You acknowledge that information about you, including information provided to us on the contact us form will be held by the State. This information is collected by us for the purpose of providing you with information and material in relation to sexual health. In addition, the State may use your personal information in accordance with our Privacy statement located at Privacy. The State protects, collects and manages your personal information in accordance with the Information Privacy Act 2009 (Qld). The State may be required to disclose personal information by law or under a court order to another government agency.
For information on how to gain access to your personal information, how we use your personal information, provision of contact details or other privacy matters, please see the link above to the Privacy statement.
3. Exclusion or warranties, liability, etc.
3.1 Exclusions of warranties
All content and services on or available through the Website are provided on an ‘as is’ and ‘as available’ basis and without warranties of any kind, expressed or implied except any which may be provided by statute and are incapable of exclusion, in respect of the Website or its content.
To the maximum extent permitted by law, the State excludes, and does not make any representation, or provide any warranty or endorsement of any kind, whether express or implied, in relation to:
(a) the accuracy, completeness, accessibility, suitability, safety, security, reliability, or any other aspect of the content, or any material and/or information in the Website;
(b) the performance and availability of the Website;
(c) the loss, damage, corruption or degradation of any data or other material as a result of the use of the Website.
3.2 Exclusion of liability
To the maximum extent permitted by law, the State excludes all liability for any loss or damage whatsoever which is suffered, (including but not limited to direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential or exemplary damages, loss of profits or revenue, business interruption, loss, damage or corruption of data or failure to realise anticipated savings or benefits or business opportunities) as a result of:
(a) the use of, reliance on, or action taken as a result of, any information or material in the Website for any decision or otherwise;
(b) accessing, displaying and using the Website and/or participating in any on-line activities contained therein;
(c) any interruption, suspension or termination of the Website in whole or in part for whatever reason including failure of or suspension of public or private telecommunications networks;
(d) the unavailability, unsuitability and non-connectivity of third party sites;
(e) any loss, damage, corruption or degradation of any data or other material as a result of the use of the Website and or viruses or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer or mobile device due to your use of the Website.
3.3 Your risk
You access the Website at your own risk and the State accepts no responsibility for any interference, loss, damage or disruption to your own computer or mobile device or otherwise which arises in connection with your use of the Website. You must take your own precautions to ensure that the process which you employ to obtain access to the Website does not expose you to the risk of viruses, malicious computer code or other forms of interference which may damage your computer or mobile device or otherwise cause you or any person loss, damage or corruption.
3.4 Release from claims, etc
You hereby waive and relinquish any and all claims that you may have against the State, its related bodies corporate, directors, officers, employees, contractors, agents and representatives, in connection with, or arising out of, or incidental to, your access to or use of the Website including but not limited to downloading any information and materials in or from the Website.
You release, forgive, discharge and indemnify the State, its related bodies corporate, directors, officers, employees, contractors, agents and representatives (“those indemnified”) from and against:
(a) any loss or damage or liability for any loss or damage incurred by you; and
(b) any loss, liability, damage or expense (including legal fees) incurred or suffered by any third party, and any claim or demand made by any third party against those indemnified, howsoever caused (including through negligence) directly or indirectly arising out of or in connection with:
i. your use of the Website or any linked website, including by making or carrying out any commitments;
ii. your use of or reliance on information contained in or accessed through the Website; or
3.5 Software viruses, etc
Without limiting the above, the State does not warrant that the Website, information and or material available for download is free from viruses or other conditions that could damage or interfere with data, hardware or software. Accordingly, the State excludes to the maximum extent possible, any liability for any loss suffered as a result of any such viruses or defects.
3.6 Downloadable material
We make downloadable documents, software and other materials available under the following conditions:
(a) Downloadable material within the Website is provided on the basis that you will conduct any necessary virus scanning and other checks so as to protect your data, mobile or computer device and software systems and those of any other person.
(b) You agree that we will not be liable to you for any loss, injury or damage however caused (including by negligence) that arises in any way from the use of the downloaded material.
(c) If you provide the downloaded material to another party you must bring the other party’s attention to these conditions.
3.7 Health and medical
We make no guarantees that by using the Website you will have all the information you need around Sexual health. Information provided by the Website is made available for the benefit of the public and is not intended to constitute or substitute medical advice from a health professional. We strongly recommend that you seek advice from a qualified health care professional before you make changes to your diet, eating or physical exercise habits/plans. We do not accept liability for any error or omission, injury, expense, loss or damage incurred by you or another party as a result of you using or relying upon any information provided by the Website.
3.8 Exclusion of liability – scope
3.9 Your contribution to loss
You agree that any legal liability on the part of the State for any loss (including consequential loss), damage or expense (including legal fees) incurred or suffered by you or any other party arising out of or in connection with:
i. your use of the Website or any linked website, including by making or carrying out any commitments; or
ii. your use of or reliance on information contained in or accessed through the Website;
will be reduced by the extent, if any, to which you contributed to the loss (including consequential loss), damage or expense.
3.10 Non-excludable liability (if any)
4. Third party websites and applications
The Website contains links to websites and mobile applications owned and operated by third parties, who are not under the control of the State.
The State does not approve, endorse, recommend or sponsor these linked sites, their owners or operators, or any information, graphics, materials, products or services referred to or contained on those linked websites and mobile applications, unless specifically stated.
The State is not responsible for the content of these linked websites and mobile applications and makes no representation as to the accuracy of any material on these websites or mobile applications.
5.1 Governing law and jurisdiction
5.2 Entire agreement
5.4 No waiver
5.5 Contact Details