Privacy, Terms & Conditions

This website is owned and operated by the Australian Whale Conservation Society Inc (AWCS). Set out below are the terms and conditions on which the AWCS allows you to access the AWCS website (the Site). (The website is defined as any distinct webpage that is part of the domain). By accessing the Site, you agree to abide by the terms and conditions set out on this page. You should be aware that these terms and conditions may be amended from time to time. If you do not agree to any of these terms and conditions, you must exit the site immediately.
The AWCS reserves the right to make changes at any time, without notice, to any part of the Site. 
You agree that you use this site at your own risk.
Information contained in the Site is for general information only, is current only at the time it is placed on this website and does not purport to be comprehensive. 
Although the AWCS endeavours to ensure that information on this site is true and correct, the AWCS offers no warranties or representations regarding the accuracy, reliability, completeness or timeliness of any of the content. The AWCS, its affiliates, subsidiaries, related entities and each of their respective members, shareholders, directors, committee members, trustees, officers, employees, agents, suppliers, consultants, helpers and/or volunteers takes no responsibility for the reliance on such information.
The AWCS is under no obligation to update the information on this website or to correct any inaccuracy, which may become apparent at a later time, and does not give any warranty as to the accuracy of the information. If you rely on it, you do so at your own risk.
To the maximum extent permitted by law, the AWCS specifically excludes any liability for any error or inaccuracy in, or omissions from its website and disclaims any liability for any loss or damage which you or any other person may suffer by relying on any information on this website whether caused by the negligence of the AWCS or otherwise.
When you enter the Site you acknowledge and agree that your use is at your own risk and that none of the parties involved in creating, producing or delivering material to the AWCS site is liable for any direct, incidental, consequential, indirect or exemplary damages, or other losses, costs, or expenses or any kind (including legal fees, expert fees, or other disbursements) which may arise, directly or indirectly through the access to, use of, browsing of the AWCS site or downloading any materials, data, text, images, video or audio from the AWCS site, including but not limited to anything caused by any viruses, bugs, similar harmful features, human action or inaction on any computer system, telephone data line, hardware, software or program malfunctions, or any other failures or delays in computer transmissions or network connections, even if the AWCS has been advised of the possibility of such damages.
You are cautioned to always make contact with the organisers of events identified in the Site to confirm the specific date/time/cost or other requirements as these are always subject to change. Furthermore, inclusion of events, advertisements, running or otherwise, does not suggest any recommendation on behalf of the AWCS.
Copyright & Fair Use Statement
All information contained in the Site (whether in the form of text, graphical images, software, advertisements, logos or otherwise) is subject to a claim of copyright by the AWCS or the lawful holder of those rights. All rights are reserved in this regard.
You may only use or reproduce information contained in the AWCS Site for your personal, non-commercial or educational use provided that you:
  • refer to "the Australian Whale Conservation Society" (by name) and include the website address ( in any such reproduction.
  • may not charge any fee for the use of, or use for commercial gain, any information contained in the Site, except with the express written consent of the AWCS.
  • Under no circumstances are you to use any information contained in the Site for any purpose which is prohibited under these terms and conditions, is unlawful, or which contravenes the rights of the Site or any other holder of rights in such information.
Website links
This site may contain links to third-party sites. The AWCS provides these links as a convenience and does not endorse the organisations or the contents of any such sites. The AWCS has no control over, is not responsible for, and makes no representation and warranty and disclaims all liability with respect to, any such site, any content on any such site or any such site's privacy practices.  Use such sites at your own risk.
Privacy Statement
This site does not force a user to provide any personal user information unless a user chooses to type such data.
If a user chooses to enter such information, the AWCS undertakes to not disclose this information to any third party unless necessary to satisfy the law, regulation, or government request.
Statistics are captured regarding how many visits there are to each page on the site but these cannot be tracked back to any user specifically.
Information is captured from the search engine regarding number of search terms and what search terms are, and these cannot be tracked back to any user specifically.
Acceptance of these Terms and Conditions
If you do not accept any of these terms and conditions, you must exit the Site immediately.
The AWCS reserves the right to make changes at any time, without notice, to these Terms and Conditions. If you continue to use the Site after changes are posted to these terms and conditions, it will mean that you accept such changes.
For further information on all matters contact the AWCS.
General Provisions
The Site and any right or obligation under the Terms and Conditions is governed by the laws in force in the State of Queensland, Australia (other than the conflict of laws rules) and the parties submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the Queensland, Australia in respect of any action that arises under the agreement.


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