AUSTRALIAN BEVERAGES COUNCIL LIMITED
WEBSITE TERMS AND CONDITIONS
(a) These terms and conditions (Terms) apply when you use this website, www.australianbeverages.org (Website).
(b) You agree to be bound by these Terms which form a binding contractual agreement between you and us, AUSTRALIAN BEVERAGES COUNCIL LIMITED (ABN 12 115 440 166) (Australian Beverages Council, our, we or us).
(c) If you don’t agree to these Terms, you must refrain from using the Website.
(d) We may change these Terms at any time by updating this page of the Website, and your continued use of the Website following such an update will represent an agreement by you to be bound by the Terms as amended.
2. ACCESS AND USE OF THE WEBSITE
You must only use the Website in accordance with these Terms and any applicable laws, and must ensure that your employees, sub-contractors and any other agents who use or access the Website comply with the Terms and any applicable laws.
3. YOUR OBLIGATIONS
You must not:
(a) copy, mirror, reproduce, translate, adapt, vary, modify, sell, decipher or decompile any part or aspect of the Website without the express consent of the Australian Beverages Council;
(b) use the Website for any purpose other than the purposes of browsing, selecting or accessing documents or other materials;
(c) use, or attempt to use, the Website in a manner that is illegal or fraudulent or facilitates illegal or fraudulent activity;
(d) use, or attempt to use, the Website in a manner that may interfere with, disrupt or create undue burden on the Website or the servers or networks that host the Website;
(e) use the Website with the assistance of any automated scripting tool or software;
(f) act in a way that may diminish or adversely impact the reputation of the Australian Beverages Council, including by linking to the Website on any other website; and
(g) attempt to breach the security of the Website, or otherwise interfere with the normal functions of the Website, including by:
(i) gaining unauthorised access to Website accounts or data;
(ii)scanning, probing or testing the Website for security vulnerabilities;
(iii)overloading, flooding, mailbombing, crashing or submitting a virus to the Website; or
(iv)instigate or participate in a denial-of-service attack against the Website.
4. INFORMATION ON THE WEBSITE
While we make every effort to ensure that the information on the Website is as up-to-date and accurate as possible, you acknowledge and agree that we do not (to the maximum extent permitted by law) guarantee that:
(a) the Website will be free from errors or defects;
(b) the Website will be accessible at all times;
(c) messages sent through the Website will be delivered promptly, or delivered at all;
(d) information you receive or supply through the Website will be secure or confidential; or
(e) any information provided through the Website is accurate or true.
We reserve the right to change any information or functionality on the Website by updating the Website at any time without notice, including product descriptions, prices and other Website Content.
5. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
(a) The Company retains ownership of the Website and all materials on the Website (including text, graphics, logos, design, icons, images, sound and video recordings, pricing, downloads and software) (Website Content) and reserves all rights in any intellectual property rights owned or licensed by it not expressly granted to you.
(b) You may make a temporary electronic copy of all or part of the Website for the sole purpose of viewing it. You must not otherwise reproduce, transmit, adapt, distribute, sell, modify or publish the Website or any Website Content without prior written consent from the Company or as permitted by law.
6. LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES
(a) The Website may contain links to other websites that are not our responsibility. We have no control over the content of the linked websites and we are not responsible for it.
(b) Inclusion of any linked website on the Website does not imply our approval or endorsement of the linked website.
The Company does not accept responsibility for loss or damage to computer systems, mobile phones or other electronic devices arising in connection with use of the Website. You should take your own precautions to ensure that the process that you employ for accessing the Website does not expose you to risk of viruses, malicious computer code or other forms of interference.
8. REPORTING MISUSE
If you become aware of misuse of the Website by any person, any errors in the material on the Website or any difficulty in accessing or using the Website, please contact us immediately using the contact details or form provided on our Website.
We make no warranties or representations about this Website or any of its content and will not be responsible to you or any third party for any direct or consequential loss suffered in connection with the use of this Website. To the maximum extent permitted by law, we exclude any liability that may arise due to your use of our Website and/or the information or materials contained on it. You agree to indemnify us for any loss or liability arising out of your use of this Website.
11.1 GOVERNING LAW AND JURISDICTION
This agreement is governed by the law applying in New South Wales. Each party irrevocably submits to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of New South Wales and courts of appeal from them in respect of any proceedings arising out of or in connection with this agreement. Each party irrevocably waives any objection to the venue of any legal process on the basis that the process has been brought in an inconvenient forum.
No party to this agreement may rely on the words or conduct of any other party as a waiver of any right unless the waiver is in writing and signed by the party granting the waiver.
Any term of this agreement which is wholly or partially void or unenforceable is severed to the extent that it is void or unenforceable. The validity and enforceability of the remainder of this agreement is not limited or otherwise affected.
11.4 JOINT AND SEVERAL LIABILITY
An obligation or a liability assumed by, or a right conferred on, two or more persons binds or benefits them jointly and severally.
A party cannot assign, novate or otherwise transfer any of its rights or obligations under this agreement without the prior written consent of the other party.
11.6 ENTIRE AGREEMENT
This agreement embodies the entire agreement between the parties and supersedes any prior negotiation, conduct, arrangement, understanding or agreement, express or implied, in relation to the subject matter of this agreement.
(a) (singular and plural) words in the singular includes the plural (and vice versa);
(b) (gender) words indicating a gender includes the corresponding words of any other gender;
(c) (defined terms) if a word or phrase is given a defined meaning, any other part of speech or grammatical form of that word or phrase has a corresponding meaning;
(d) (person) a reference to “person” or “you” includes an individual, the estate of an individual, a corporation, an authority, an association, consortium or joint venture (whether incorporated or unincorporated), a partnership, a trust and any other entity;
(e) (party) a reference to a party includes that party’s executors, administrators, successors and permitted assigns, including persons taking by way of novation and, in the case of a trustee, includes any substituted or additional trustee;
(f) (this agreement) a reference to a party, clause, paragraph, schedule, exhibit, attachment or annexure is a reference to a party, clause, paragraph, schedule, exhibit, attachment or annexure to or of this agreement, and a reference to this agreement includes all schedules, exhibits, attachments and annexures to it;
(g) (document) a reference to a document (including this agreement) is to that document as varied, novated, ratified or replaced from time to time;
(h) (headings) headings and words in bold type are for convenience only and do not affect interpretation;
(i) (includes) the word “includes” and similar words in any form is not a word of limitation; and
(j) (adverse interpretation) no provision of this agreement will be interpreted adversely to a party because that party was responsible for the preparation of this agreement or that provision.
- The Australian Beverages Council is the peak body representing the non-alcoholic beverages industry. We are committed to the advancement of the non-alcoholic beverage industry and supporting our Members. This includes us ensuring that we can promote fairness in industry standards, regulations, and policies, as well as being held to high standards ourselves.
2. TYPES OF PERSONAL INFORMATION WE COLLECT
The personal information we collect may include the following:
– mailing or street address;
– email address;
– social media information;
– telephone number and other contact details;
– date of birth;
– credit card or other payment information;
– information about your business model, supply chains and purchasing habits;
– information about your personal circumstances;
– information in connection with client surveys, questionnaires and promotions;
– your device identity and type, I.P. address, geo-location information, page view statistics, advertising data and standard web log information;
– information about third parties; and
– any other information provided by you to us via our website or our online presence, or otherwise required by us or provided by you.
3. HOW WE COLLECT PERSONAL INFORMATION
We may collect personal information either directly from you, or from third parties, including where you:
– contact us through our website;
– submit any of our online or postal sign up forms (Membership Form or other);
– communicate with us in person or via email, telephone, SMS, social applications (such as LinkedIn, Facebook or Twitter) or otherwise;
– interact with our website, social applications, services, content and advertising; and
– invest in our business or enquire as to a potential purchase in our business.
We may also collect personal information from you when you use or access our website or our social media pages. This may be done through use of web analytics tools, ‘cookies’ or other similar tracking technologies that allow us to track and analyse your website usage. Cookies are small files that store information on your computer, mobile phone or other device and enable and allow the creator of the cookie to identify when you visit different websites. If you do not wish information to be stored as a cookie, you can disable cookies in your web browser.
We may use Google Analytics or other data analytics software to collect and process data, including when you use third party websites or apps. To find out more see How Google uses data when you use our partners’ sites or apps.
4. USE OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
We collect and use personal information for the following purposes:
– to provide services or information to you;
– for record keeping and administrative purposes;
– to provide information about you to our contractors, employees, consultants, agents or other third parties for the purpose of providing goods or services to you;
– to improve and optimise our service offering and customer experience;
– to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes or enforce our agreements with third parties;
– to send you marketing and promotional messages and other information that may be of interest to you and for the purpose of direct marketing (in accordance with the Spam Act). In this regard, we may use email, SMS, social media or mail to send you direct marketing communications. You can opt out of receiving marketing materials from us by using the opt-out facility provided (e.g. an unsubscribe link);
– to send you administrative messages, reminders, notices, updates, security alerts, and other information requested by you; and
– to consider an application of employment from you.
We may disclose your personal information to cloud-providers, contractors and other third parties located inside or outside of Australia. If we do so, we will take reasonable steps to ensure that any overseas recipient deals with such personal information in a manner consistent with how we deal with it.
We take reasonable steps to ensure your personal information is secure and protected from misuse or unauthorised access. Our information technology systems are password protected, and we use a range of administrative and technical measures to protect these systems. However, we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information.
Our website may contain links to other websites. Those links are provided for convenience and may not remain current or be maintained. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of those linked websites and we suggest you review the privacy policies of those websites before using them.
7. REQUESTING ACCESS OR CORRECTING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
If you wish to request access to the personal information we hold about you, please contact us using the contact details set out below including your name and contact details. We may need to verify your identity before providing you with your personal information. In some cases, we may be unable to provide you with access to all your personal information and where this occurs, we will explain why. We will deal with all requests for access to personal information within a reasonable timeframe.
If you think that any personal information we hold about you is inaccurate, please contact us using the contact details set out below and we will take reasonable steps to ensure that it is corrected.
If you wish to complain about how we handle your personal information held by us, please contact us using the details set out below including your name and contact details. We will investigate your complaint promptly and respond to you within a reasonable timeframe.
9. CONTACT US
Name: The Australian Beverages Council Privacy Officer