Terms of Use

Terms of Use


1.1 This website has been established for the Sustainability Steering Group appointed by the Red Meat Advisory Council Ltd (RMAC) and is operated by the Secretariat of the Sustainability Steering Group (Meat & Livestock Australia Ltd). We refers to the Sustainability Steering Group, RMAC, the Secretariat and any other service provider that assists in providing this website.
1.2 You means a user of this website.
1.3 Your use of this website is subject to the following terms and any additional terms and notices that appear on this website (TOU).
1.4 We may change the TOU from time to time without notice to you. Your continued use of the website following these changes indicates your acceptance of those changes.

2.1 The website contains information provided by users of the website (User Content). We cannot accept responsibility for, and make no representations as to the accuracy or completeness of, any User Content.

3.1 Where you register, You must:
(a) submit only accurate, current and complete information about yourself as prompted by the website's registration procedure (Registration Data); and
(b) maintain and regularly update the Registration Data to keep it accurate, current and complete.
3.2 If you provide any Registration Data that is inaccurate, not current or incomplete, or we suspect that you have provided such information, we may suspend or terminate your account and refuse you use of the website.

4.1 Registration Data and certain other personal information about you are subject to the Privacy Policy which can be viewed here.

5.1 After you complete the user registration process at the website, you will receive a user password and account name to access the website. You agree that:
(a) you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality and security of your password and account;
(b) you are fully responsible for all use and activity that occurs on your account;
(c) you must immediately notify us of any unauthorised use of your password or account or any other breach of security;
(d) you must only create one user account for the website; and
(e) we may require access to your user account to respond to service or technical issues.
5.2 We will not be liable for any losses or damages arising out of the unauthorised use of your username or account.

6.1 If you post any content on the website, you grant to us a royalty free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive licence to use that content for the purposes stated on this website or otherwise connected with the Sustainable Beef Framework.
6.2 You understand and agree that:
(a) all User Content, is the sole responsibility of the person from whom the User Content originated;
(b) you are prohibited from advertising or offering to sell or buy any goods or services or otherwise using the website other than for its intended purpose;
(c) you must not:
(i) post User Content that infringes the intellectual property or other right of any person, or which would constitute a misuse of any person's confidential information;
(ii) transmit any software viruses or other harmful codes;
(iii) interfere with or disrupt the website, or servers or networks connected to the website,
(iv) gain, or attempt to gain, unauthorised access to the website or other users' accounts;
(v) breach any laws;
(vi) defame, ridicule, mock, disparage, threaten, harass, intimidate, abuse, bully or mislead other users or interfere with another user's use and enjoyment of the website; or
(vii) collect or access personal information of other users of the website.
6.3 You also acknowledge and agree that:
(a) inappropriate User Content (as determined by us) is unwelcome and may be removed without notice; and
(b) we will co-operate with any law enforcement authority or court order requesting or directing us to disclose the identity of anyone posting inappropriate content.

7.1 We may, with or without notice to you, terminate your password, account or use of the website, and remove any User Content you have posted for any reason including where a breach of copyright has been reported.
7.2 We may at any time discontinue providing the website with or without notice, and without liability to you or any third parties.

8.1 You acknowledge and agree that:
(a) all rights in the website, the content (other than User Content), its design and the software used to run the website are owned by us or our licensors; and
(b) other than to download a copy of the draft framework, you may not reproduce, transmit, distribute or create derivative works of the website, the content, its design or software used to run the website (or any part of them) without our prior written consent or as permitted by law.
8.2 All trade marks and logos on the website are owned by us or our licensors and must not be used by you in any way.

9.1 Subject to clause 9.3, you acknowledge and agree that:
(a) your use of the website is at your sole risk; and
(b) the website is provided on an "as is" and "as available" basis.
9.2 We make no warranty that:
(a) the website will meet your requirements;
(b) the website will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, error-free or free of any software viruses or harmful code;
(c) any errors in any software used in relation to the website will be corrected.
9.3 The Australian Consumer Law (ACL) may confer on your certain rights which cannot be excluded, restricted or modified. Nothing in the TOU seeks to exclude, restrict or modify these rights.
9.4 To the extent permitted by law, we are not liable to you, whether in contract, tort (including negligence) or otherwise, for any direct, indirect, incidental or consequential loss or damages, or for any damages for loss of business, loss of profits, business interruption, loss of data or for any other loss or damage that may arise from any use of the website or any content contained on it.
9.5 Our liability for any breach of a consumer guarantee that cannot be excluded is limited at our option to resupplying the services or goods, or paying for the cost of resupplying the services or goods.

10.1 From time to time we may send you emails providing you with information about the framework and its progress.
10.2 You consent to receive these emails though this does not affect your ability to opt out of receiving emails by activating the 'opt out' option included in each email or by contacting us to opt out.

11.1 The TOU are governed by the laws of the State of New South Wales
11.2 If any provision of the TOU is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, then the provision is deemed deleted but the court should try to give effect to the parties' intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of the TOU remain in full force and effect.

11.3 Your rights under the TOU are personal and may not be assigned.