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Terms and Conditions | Water For Women Hub

Terms and Conditions

User Terms of Use


1. Overview

We, GHD Australia Pty Ltd (ABN 55 120 617 021) provide a wide range of services, including as Fund Manager for Water for Women Fund we:

  1. manage the Fund and provide overall governance, working with Fund Partners and the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
  2. support Fund Partners to design, implement and monitor projects in line with the Fund Theory of Change and Partnership Principles
  3. support knowledge and learning and monitoring and evaluation

The website located at https://hub.waterforwomenfund.org (Site) is owned and operated by us. To the extent information is made available on the Site, it is made available by us.

By clicking the tick box “accept” when register you agree to have read and accepted:

  1. these Terms of Use;
  2. our Privacy Policy here; and
  3. any other terms, policies or notices, including amended terms of use, published on the Site,

(collectively, Terms).

Our Terms form a binding contractual agreement between you and us.


2. Access of Site

To access the Site, you must:

  1. be at least 18 years old; and
  2. possess the legal right and ability to enter into a legally binding agreement.


3. Use of Site


3.1 Personal use only

You may view the Site using a web browser or mobile device, and electronically copy and print hardcopies of parts of the Site solely for your personal, non-commercial use.

You must not modify or copy the layout of the Site or any computer software and code contained in the Services.

3.2 Must not interfere with the Site

You must not:

  1. interfere with or disrupt the Site, including by transmitting any viruses, spyware, malware or any other code of a destructive or disruptive nature;
  2. create accounts with us through unauthorised means, including by using an automated device, script, bot or other similar means;
  3. restrict, or attempt to restrict, another user from using or enjoying the Site; or
  4. encourage or facilitate violations of the Terms.

    4. Materials

    We may present information and content, including articles, opinions, information and commentary on the Site (Materials).

    The Materials are for your personal use only and may not, without our prior written consent, be resold in any material form;


    5. User Content


    5.1 General

    We do not claim ownership of any content you add or post onto the Site, including any reviews, comments, photos and other contributions you may make in response to the content of our Site (User Content). Instead, you grant us a perpetual, non-exclusive, royalty-free, irrevocable, worldwide, sublicensable and transferable licence to use, copy, modify, distribute, publish and process the User Content, whether on this Site, another Site we own or control or in any soft or hardcopy form.

    You consent to any act or omission which would otherwise constitute an infringement of your moral rights. If a third party has moral rights in your User Content, you must ensure the third party consents in the same manner.

    User Content must be accurate, truthful and genuine, provided for information purposes. We do not have the ability to verify the accuracy or otherwise of the User Content.

    5.2 Security of content

    We will take all reasonable steps to implement, maintain and enforce security procedures and safeguards to protect the security, confidentiality and integrity of the User Content from unauthorised access or use by a third party or misuse, damage or destruction by any person.

    However, given the nature of the internet, we do not guarantee and cannot ensure the security of User Content and we expressly exclude liability for any such loss, however caused.

    We recommend you take proactive means to protect your computer system from potential hazards by installing firewalls, anti-virus software and other security applications.

    5.3 Prohibited content

    You must not create or generate any User Content:

    1. unless you hold all necessary rights, licences and consents to do so;
    2. that would cause you or us to breach any law, regulation, rule, code or other legal obligation;
    3. that we consider inappropriate, defamatory, offensive, abusive, indecent, illegal or disparaging;
    4. that would bring us into disrepute;
    5. that infringes the rights, including intellectual property rights, of any third party; or
    6. that includes personal information without the appropriate form of consent.


    We reserve the right to remove or block any User Content that violates our Terms.


    6. Third Party Links

    The Site may contain links to other websites owned and operated by third parties, which are not under our control (Third Party Links).

    Third Party Links are provided as a convenience to you and the existence of such links on the Site does is not an endorsement of those Third Party Links.

    We are not responsible for the content or material contained on any Third Party Link.


    7. Intellectual property rights

    We or our licensors reserve all intellectual property rights in the Site and the Materials.

    All content appearing on the Site, and the Site itself, is protected by copyright and database rights.  Reproduction of the Site, in whole or in part, including the copying of text, graphics or designs without our prior consent is prohibited.

    Nothing in our Terms constitutes a transfer of any intellectual property rights.

    All the trade marks, trade names, business names, images and logos (Marks) identified and utilised on the Site belong to their respective owners. You must not use, reproduce, copy, republish, upload, transmit, post or modify these Marks in any way, unless otherwise authorised by the owner in writing.

    8. Privacy

    To extent we collect personal information from you in the process of registering your user profile we will collect, use and disclose any personal information you provide us when using the Site in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

    For more information on our information collection and handling practices, please view our Privacy Policy here.


    9. Disclaimer

    The Site, Materials, and Third Party Links are provided to you on an 'as is' and 'as available' basis. We give no warranty, guarantee or representation about the accuracy, reliability or timeliness or otherwise of the Site, Materials or Third Party Links.

    We do not endorse or support any Materials or User Content and reliance on any such information is at your own risk.

    We reserve the right to change, suspend or discontinue any aspect of the Site, including removing any Materials, User Content or Third Party Links, at any time and without notice to you.

    You are responsible for considering the appropriateness of the Site for your intended application and use and we give no warranty, guarantee or representation that the Site is suitable for or meets your requirements.

    You alone are responsible for your User Content.

    We are not responsible or liable for the conduct of any user. We reserve the right to monitor or become involved in any dispute between you and another user.


    10. Exclusions and limitation of liability

    To the fullest extent permitted by law, we are not liable to you for any loss or damage you may suffer or incur in connection with your access and use of the Site.

    To the fullest extent permitted by law, we exclude liability for special, indirect or consequential damages, including damages for loss of data, loss of or claim for, revenue, profits, actual or potential business opportunities or anticipated savings or profit.

    If we are found by a court of competent jurisdiction liable to you for loss or damage that could otherwise have been limited, such liability will be limited to AUD $1000.

    Any limitations or exclusions do not apply to our liability for loss suffered or incurred by you for:

    1. fraud or other unlawful acts; or
    2. liability that cannot be limited or excluded by law, including under the Australian Consumer Law.


    11. Indemnity

    You agree to indemnify us for all losses, damages, liabilities, claims and expenses (including reasonable legal costs) incurred by us arising out of or in connection with your use of the Site, any User Content, your breach of the Terms or your breach of any rights of third parties.

    We reserve the right to assume exclusive control of any matter for which you are required to indemnify us and you agree to provide assistance at your expense for the purposes of defending and managing all such claims as is reasonably requested by us.


    12. Contact us

    If you wish to contact us or make a complaint, please contact us at WaterForWomen@ghd.com.


    13. Variation to the Terms

    We may vary, amend or otherwise modify the Terms at any time (New Terms).

    We will publish the New Terms on the Site, at which time they will be effective.

    Your continued use of the Site following posting of the New Terms constitutes your acceptance of the New Terms.


    14. Severability

    If any provision of our Terms is unenforceable or invalid, it will be ineffective to the extent it is unenforceable or invalid, and will not affect the enforceability or validity of the remaining provisions.


    15. Jurisdiction

    The Terms are governed by the laws in force in Queensland, Australia.

    You and we submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Queensland, Australia.


    Last update of these Terms of Use: 1 April 2020