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Far West Joint Organisation

1. About the Website

  • 1.1. Welcome to FWJO (the ‘Website ‘). The Website provides information about the Joint Organisations of representative Councils (the ‘Services ‘).
  • 1.2. The Website is operated by Far West Joint Organisation (FWJO)
    . Access to and use of the Website, or any of its associated Products or Services, is provided by Far West Joint Organisation (FWJO). Please read these terms and conditions (the ‘Terms ‘) carefully. By using, browsing and/or reading the Website, this signifies that you have read, understood and agree to be bound by the Terms. If you do not agree with the Terms, you must cease usage of the Website, or any of Services, immediately.
  • 1.3. Far West Joint Organisation (FWJO) reserves the right to review and change any of the Terms by updating this page at its sole discretion. When Far West Joint Organisation (FWJO) updates the Terms, it will use reasonable endeavours to provide you with notice of updates to the Terms. Any changes to the Terms take immediate effect from the date of their publication. Before you continue, we recommend you keep a copy of the Terms for your records.

2. Acceptance of the Terms

  • You accept the Terms by remaining on the Website. You may also accept the Terms by clicking to accept or agree to the Terms where this option is made available to you by Far West Joint Organisation (FWJO) in the user interface

3. Registration to use the Services

  • 3.1. In order to access the Services, you must first register for an account through the Website (the ‘Account’).
  • 3.2. As part of the registration process, or as part of your continued use of the Services, you may be required to provide personal information about yourself (such as identification or contact details), including:
    • (a) Email address
    • (b) Preferred username
    • (c) Mailing address
    • (d) Telephone number
  • 3.3. You warrant that any information you give to Far West Joint Organisation (FWJO) in the course of completing the registration process will always be accurate, correct and up to date.
  • 3.4. Once you have completed the registration process, you will be a registered member of the Website (‘Member’) and agree to be bound by the Terms.
  • 3.5. You may not use the Services and may not accept the Terms if:
    • (a) you are not of legal age to form a binding contract with Far West Joint Organisation (FWJO); or
    • (b) you are a person barred from receiving the Services under the laws of Australia or other countries including the country in which you are resident or from which you use the Services.

4. Your obligations as a Member

  • 4.1. As a Member, you agree to comply with the following:
    • (a) you will use the Services only for purposes that are permitted by:
      • (i) the Terms; and
      • (ii) any applicable law, regulation or generally accepted practices or guidelines in the relevant jurisdictions;
    • (b) you have the sole responsibility for protecting the
      confidentiality of your password and/or email address. Use of your password by any other person may result in the immediate cancellation of the Services;
    • (c) any use of your registration information by any other
      person, or third parties, is strictly prohibited. You agree to immediately notify Far West Joint Organisation (FWJO) of any unauthorised use of your password or email address or any breach of security of which you have become aware;
    • (d) access and use of the Website is limited, non-transferable
      and allows for the sole use of the Website by you for the purposes of Far West Joint Organisation (FWJO) providing the Services;
    • (e) you will not use the Services or the Website in connection
      with any commercial endeavours except those that are
  • 4.2
    • (a) you will not use the Services or Website for any illegal
      and/or unauthorised use which includes collecting email addresses of Members by electronic or other means for the purpose of sending unsolicited email or unauthorised framing of or linking to the Website;
    • (b) you agree that commercial advertisements, affiliate links,
      and other forms of solicitation may be removed from the Website without notice and may result in termination of the Services. Appropriate legal action will be taken by Far West Joint Organisation (FWJO) for any illegal or unauthorised use of the Website; and
    • (c) you acknowledge and agree that any automated use of
      the Website or its Services is prohibited.

5. Payment

  • 5.1. Where the option is given to you, you may make payment for the Services (the ‘ Services Fee‘) by way of:
  • 5.2. All payments made in the course of your use of the Services are made using In using the Website, the Services or when making any payment in relation to your use of the Services, you warrant that you have read, understood and agree to be bound by the terms and conditions which are available on their website.
  • 5.3. You acknowledge and agree that where a request for the payment of the Services Fee is returned or denied, for whatever reason, by your financial institution or is unpaid by you for any other reason, then you are liable for any costs, including banking fees and charges, associated with the Services Fee.
  • 5.4. You agree and acknowledge that Far West Joint Organisation (FWJO) can vary the Services Fee at any time.

6. Refund Policy

Far West Joint Organisation (FWJO) will only provide you with a refund of the Services Fee in the event they are unable to continue to provide the Services or if the manager of Far West Joint Organisation (FWJO) makes a decision, at its absolute discretion, that it is reasonable to do so under the circumstances (the ‘Refund‘).

7. Copyright and Intellectual Property

  • 7.1. The Website, the Services and all of the related products of Far West Joint Organisation (FWJO) are subject to copyright. The material on the Website is protected by copyright under the laws of Australia and through international treaties. Unless otherwise indicated, all rights (including copyright) in the Services and compilation of the Website (including but not limited to text, graphics, logos, button icons, video images, audio clips, Website, code, scripts, design elements and interactive features) or the Services are owned or controlled for these purposes, and are reserved by Far West Joint Organisation (FWJO) or its contributors.
  • 7.2. All trademarks, service marks and trade names are owned, registered and/or licensed by Far West Joint Organisation (FWJO), who grants to you a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty- free, revocable license whilst you are a Member to:
    • (a) use the Website pursuant to the Terms;
    • (b) copy and store the Website and the material contained in the Website in your device’s cache memory; and
    • (c) print pages from the Website for your own personal and non-commercial use. Far West Joint Organisation (FWJO) does not grant you any other rights whatsoever in relation to the Website or the Services. All other rights are expressly reserved by Far West Joint Organisation (FWJO).
  • 7.3. Far West Joint Organisation (FWJO) retains all rights, title and interest in and to the Website and all related Services. Nothing you do on or in relation to the Website will transfer any:
    • (a) business name, trading name, domain name, trade mark, industrial design, patent, registered design or copyright, or
    • (b) a right to use or exploit a business name, trading name, domain name, trade mark or industrial design, or
    • (c) a thing, system or process that is the subject of a patent, registered design or copyright (or an adaptation or modification of such a thing, system or process), to you.
  • 7.4. You may not, without the prior written permission of Far West Joint Organisation (FWJO) and the permission of any other relevant rights owners: broadcast, republish, up-load to a third party, transmit, post, distribute, show or play in public, adapt or change in any way the Services or third party Services for any purpose, unless otherwise provided by these Terms. This prohibition does not extend to materials on the Website, which are freely available for re-use or are in the public domain.

8. Privacy

  • 8.1. Far West Joint Organisation (FWJO) takes your privacy seriously and any information provided through your use of the Website and/or Services are subject to Far West Joint Organisation (FWJO)’s Privacy Policy, which is available on the Website.

9. General Disclaimer

  • 9.1. Nothing in the Terms limits or excludes any guarantees, warranties, representations or conditions implied or imposed by law, including the Australian Consumer Law (or any liability under them) which by law may not be limited or excluded.
  • 9.2. Subject to this clause, and to the extent permitted by law:
    • (a) all terms, guarantees, warranties, representations or conditions which are not expressly stated in the Terms are excluded; and
    • (b) Far West Joint Organisation (FWJO) will not be liable for any special, indirect or consequential loss or damage (unless such loss or damage is reasonably foreseeable resulting from our failure to meet an applicable Consumer Guarantee), loss of profit or opportunity, or damage to goodwill arising out of or in connection with the Services or these Terms (including as a result of not being able to use the Services or the late supply of the Services), whether at common law, under contract, tort (including negligence), in equity, pursuant to statute or otherwise.
  • 9.3. Use of the Website and the Services is at your own risk. Everything on the Website and the Services is provided to you “as is” and “as available” without warranty or condition of any kind. None of the affiliates, directors, officers, employees, agents, contributors and licensors of Far West Joint Organisation (FWJO) make any express or implied representation or warranty about the Services or any products or Services (including the products or Services of Far West Joint Organisation (FWJO)) referred to on the Website, includes (but is not restricted to) loss or damage you might suffer as a result of any of the following:
    • (a) failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, failure to correct defects, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus or other harmful component, loss of data, communication line failure, unlawful third party conduct, or theft, destruction, alteration or unauthorised access to records;
    • (b) the accuracy, suitability or currency of any information on the Website, the Services, or any of its Services related products (including third party material and advertisements on the Website);
    • (c) costs incurred as a result of you using the Website, the Services or any of the products of Far West Joint Organisation (FWJO); and
    • (d) the Services or operation in respect to links which are provided for your convenience.

10. Limitation of liability

  • 10.1. Far West Joint Organisation (FWJO)’s total liability arising out of or in connection with the Services or these Terms, however arising, including under contract, tort (including negligence), in equity, under statute or otherwise, will not exceed the resupply of the Services to you.
  • 10.2. You expressly understand and agree that Far West Joint Organisation (FWJO), its affiliates, employees, agents, contributors and licensors shall not be liable to you for any direct, indirect, incidental, special consequential or exemplary damages which may be incurred by you, however caused and under any theory of liability. This shall include, but is not limited to, any loss of profit (whether incurred directly or indirectly), any loss of goodwill or business reputation and any other intangible loss.

11. Termination of Contract

  • 11.1. The Terms will continue to apply until terminated by either you or by Far West Joint Organisation (FWJO) as set out below.
  • 11.2. If you want to terminate the Terms, you may do so by: