TERMS OF USE

This web site is operated by the Local Government Association of Queensland (Limited) (LGAQ). 

In these Terms of Use the words "we", "us" and "our" refer to the LGAQ and the words "you" and "your" refer to the person using this web site.

If you have any questions about these Terms of Use, please contact us by telephone on 1300 542 700 or by clicking on the Contact Us link.

Application of these Terms of Use

Any person who accesses or uses this web site is deemed to have accepted the Terms of Use. The Terms of Use include any terms or conditions on this web site and our privacy policy.

These Terms of Use will apply in addition to any other terms that specifically apply to a particular part or page of this web site. But if those other terms are inconsistent with these Terms of Use, those other terms will prevail to the extent of the inconsistency.

We may amend these Terms of Use at any time and without notice. The update information (appearing at the bottom of this page) indicates the date on which these Terms of Use were last amended.

Disclaimer

We have made every reasonable effort to ensure that the information on this web site is current, accurate and complete. Information on this web site includes material supplied directly or indirectly by persons other than LGAQ and its employees. We do not guarantee that the information on this web site is current, accurate or complete. You should make your own enquiries before acting or relying on any information on this web site as this web site is intended only to provide a summary and general overview of matters of interest. Unless specifically provided, the information on this web site does not represent the official views of LGAQ or its endorsement of any product or service. You are advised to read all provisions of these Terms of Use as other disclaimers are set out under headings that may not include the word "disclaimer".

Restricted Subscription - Authorised Users Only

LGOnline is a subscription service managed by the LGAQ on behalf of Queensland subscribing Councils. Council subscriptions provide for an unlimited number of accounts for accessing the LGOnline member portal at www.lgaq.asn.au

Access to LGOnline is expressly limited to the following:

  • Elected Officials (Mayors and Councillors) of Queensland Councils who belong to a subscribing council
  • Employee's or duly engaged consultants of Queensland Councils who belong to a subscribing council
  • Employee's or Board Members of fully owned council organisations (Water Boards, Tourism Offices, Sales Yards, etc)
  • State Government Employee's under the reciprocal GovNet arrangement
  • Individuals authorised by the LGAQ President or Chief Executive Officer

There are no commercial, industry, academic, professional or private subscriptions options provided under the LGOnline subscription model.  Individual councils are responsible for the granting and removing access for elected officials, staff and authorised others. 

Links to and from this Web Site

You may create a link to this web site provided that the link

  1. does not, in any way (including, but not limited to, framing), misrepresent us or this web site or any information it contains; and
  2. is not misleading in any way.

The links we provide to other web sites are not under our control and are provided to you only as a convenience. We are not responsible for the content of any such web sites.

We make no representations about the accuracy or currency of information contained on such web sites and are not liable for the content of such web sites.

The inclusion of a link to any web site that is not a Queensland State or Local Government web site does not imply any endorsement by us of that web site or any association with the person in control of the web site.

Data and Systems Integrity

You acknowledge that we will not be responsible for any corruption or failed transmission of any information attributable to your computer system or any act or omission of your internet service provider. 

You agree not to use any device, software or routine to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of this web site.

You acknowledge that access to this web site:

  1. may not be continuous or uninterrupted at all times; and
  2. may be interfered with by factors or circumstances outside of our control.

Liability

LGAQ is not responsible to you or anyone else for any loss suffered in connection with the use of this web site or any of the content.  This includes, but is not limited to, the transmission of any computer virus.

LGAQ makes no warranty or representation about this web site or any of the content.  We exclude to the maximum extent permitted by law, any liability which may arise as a result of the use of this web site, its content or the information on it. 

LGAQ does not accept any liability for any indirect, incidental, special or consequential loss arising out of the use of this web site, including any loss of profits.

General

These Terms of Use are governed by, and are to be construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Queensland, Australia. You agree that the courts of the State of Queensland, Australia have non-exclusive jurisdiction with respect to any matter arising from these Terms of Use or this web site.

If any provision of these Terms of Use is held to be invalid or unenforceable that provision may be

  1. read down to the extent necessary to make it valid and enforceable; or
  2. severed and the remaining provisions of these Terms of Use enforced.

Copyright Statement

Copyright - the information (including text, images, logos, diagrams and photographs) and its arrangement, layout and display on this web site are protected by copyright, trademark and other forms of intellectual property rights.

Unless indicated otherwise, copyright, trademark and other intellectual property rights in the information on this web site are owned by LGAQ.  Some of the copyright, trademark and other intellectual property rights in information on this web site is owned by someone other than LGAQ and is included on this web site under a licence, by permission or agreement.

You may use, copy or reproduce any information provided on this web site for personal or non-commercial use provided that you

  1. identify the source of the information;
  2. do not represent the information as being an official version of  the information; and
  3. do not produce the information in a misleading manner.

All other use, copying or reproduction of any information on this web site is prohibited except:

  1. to the extent permitted by law; or
  2. with our express prior written permission.

We make every reasonable effort to ensure that permission has been obtained for information (including text, images, logos, diagrams and photographs) to appear on this web site. If you have legal rights in any information appearing on this web site and you believe that those rights have been infringed by this web site please contact us immediately.

Photos/Images

Copyright in photos displayed on this web site is owned by LGAQ or someone else, in which case, the display is authorised under a licence, by permission or agreement.

Photos on this web site may not be

  1. sold or used in any way for profit or commercial purposes, including use in commercial or professional web sites or printed materials; or
  2. used to suggest endorsement by LGAQ or Queensland councils of any product or service.

SPAM

LGAQ publishes electronic addresses on this web site to facilitate communication with users of this web site.  This is not to be inferred as consent by us or the relevant addressees to receiving unsolicited commercial electronic messages or SPAM.