1. APPLICATION OF DISCLAIMER
1.1 This Disclaimer applies to any information, materials, and services, as well as advice, guidance or recommendations (collectively, ‘Materials and Advice’) supplied by the National Road Transport Association Limited ABN 83 066 531 913 (‘National Road Transport Association’, ‘we’, or ‘us’, or ‘our’) or any of its employees or agents in whatever form including through the National Road Transport Association website (‘Website’), newsletters or other publications, through social media, by telephone, email or in person and whether or not personally elicited in response to a specific query.
1.2 The Disclaimer applies whether or not the Materials and Advice are provided to National Road Transport Association members or to people who are not members. You are taken to have acknowledged and accepted the terms of this Disclaimer by visiting the Website, by becoming a member of the National Road Transport Association, or by generally accessing, requesting, or otherwise obtaining Materials and Advice.
2.1 While we make every effort to ensure that Materials and Advice on the Website, or that is provided in newsletters or other publications, through social media, by telephone, email or in person and whether or not personally elicited in response to a specific query, is accurate and up to date (unless denoted as archived material), such material in no way constitutes the provision of professional advice.
2.2 The National Road Transport Association does not guarantee, and accepts no legal liability whatsoever arising from or connected to, the accuracy, reliability, timeliness, currency, completeness, or fitness for any particular purpose, of any Materials and Advice contained on this Website or on any linked site, or otherwise provided, accessed, obtained, sourced, or generated by the National Road Transport Association, any member, or any third party. Members and other users should seek appropriate independent professional advice prior to relying on, or entering into any commitment based on Materials and Advice published in any way by the National Road Transport Association.
2.3 The Materials and Advice are commentary or summary in nature and are provided for reference purposes only as a convenience to members of the National Road Transport Association (and, where applicable, to the general public) on an “as is” basis for general information purposes only. The Materials and Advice are not intended to be a substitute for professional legal, accounting, regulatory or tax advice and should not be relied upon in that respect. You should not act, or delay in acting, on Materials and Advice without recourse to qualified professional advice and/or directly approaching relevant authorities.
2.4 In particular, in relation to any third party-sourced material or other websites referred to or accessed by a link to the Website, the National Road Transport Association does not, unless expressly stated, endorse, promote, affiliate with, verify or approve such material or the owners of such websites
3. RISKS ASSUMED BY ENTERING OUR WEBSITE
3.1 By entering our Website, you will be deemed to have released and discharged the National Road Transport Association, represented by natroad.com.au, from all liability (including negligence) for all claims, losses expenses, damages, and costs incurred as a result of relying on the information on this site, including liability in respect of any defamatory material on any database.
3.2 By entering the site, you will be assuming all risks associated with the use of this site, including risks to your computer, software or data by any virus which might be transmitted, downloaded or activated via this or an external website and/or its contents.
3.3 Materials and Advice, summarised views, standards or recommendations of third parties, which may also be included on this site, do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Road Transport Association or indicate a commitment to a particular course of action.
4. Websites we link to
4.1 The National Road Transport Association has no direct control over the content of any linked websites, or the changes that may occur to the content on those websites. Links to external websites are provided in good faith, but it is the responsibility of the user to make their own decisions about the accuracy, currency, reliability and correctness of information contained in linked external websites. Links to external websites and applications used within websites such as but not limited to Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube do not constitute an endorsement or a recommendation of any material on those websites or of any third party products or services offered by, from or through those websites. Users of links provided by this Website are responsible for being aware of which organisation is hosting the website they visit.
4.2 Embedded YouTube players include links to and advertising of other videos at the conclusion of each video’s content. This content represents advertising on the part of YouTube and cannot be controlled or removed and it may include irrelevant, inappropriate and potentially offensive video clips. natraod.com.au does not endorse this particular company or specific application.
5. Social media
5.1 We will build our social media networks and communities by establishing linkages within each social media tool. We will, for example, ‘follow’ (Twitter) ‘add to favourites’ (Facebook), ‘connect with’ (LinkedIn), ‘like/suggest’ (YouTube) relevant government departments, organisations, and professionals.
5.2 When you use the National Road Transport Association’s social media pages, you are using an external site and are therefore bound by the terms and conditions of use of that site. We encourage you to review the legal policies of that site for further information. The National Road Transport Association does not endorse, and is not accountable for, any views expressed by third parties using that site.
5.3 The views expressed by any officers, employees, or agents of the National Road Transport Association and its outsourced services, and by any contributors to its social media pages are those of the individual sender. We accept no responsibility for the accuracy or completeness of the views or information posted and disclaims all liability from those views that may be occasioned directly or indirectly through the use of, or reliance, on those views and information. We disclaim all liability from those views and recommend users seek appropriate independent professional advice prior to relying on, or entering into any commitment based on these views. 5.4 Unless acknowledged as being endorsed by the National Road Transport Association, the views expressed are not those of the National Road Transport Association.
5.6 Links from this social media site to other sites are not endorsed by us and we are not accountable for the content on linked sites or your access to those sites via the links. The National Road Transport Association accepts no responsibility for the information or content of sites that are accessed by links from the https://www.natroad.com.au social media site or otherwise.
6. Tablet apps
6.1 Where the National Road Transport Association provides business planning or any other tablet apps for its members, users may be able to save and store data entered via the application to cloud storage applications such as Dropbox or SkyDrive.
6.2 We do not endorse the services offered by providers of any cloud storage applications. Further, we do not guarantee, and accept no legal liability whatsoever arising from or connected to the security or safety of data or information saved using these cloud storage applications.
6.3 We encourage that prior to utilising a cloud storage application you review the terms and conditions for its use.
7. LIABILITY AND INDEMNITY
7.1 The National Road Transport Association does not exclude any rights or remedies available to you under the Australian Consumer Law or any similar state or territory legislation in relation to the provision of the Materials and Advice which cannot be excluded, restricted or modified. Otherwise, we exclude all conditions and warranties which may be implied by law.
7.2 The National Road Transport Association accepts no liability for any loss or damage you may suffer as a result of your reliance on the Materials and Advice and, in particular, in relation to any indirect, incidental, special and/or consequential loss or damage or loss of profits of whatever nature or howsoever arising out of your reliance upon, or any omission, invalidity, or misstatement, in the Materials and Advice.
7.3 The National Road Transport Association, as represented by natroad.com.au or otherwise, hereby excludes all liability to the extent permissible by law.