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Information Disclaimer

All Content available on the Site or through any Sites that are linked to the Site by hypertext links is provided by The Duke of Edinburgh's Award for background, educational and information purposes only. The Duke of Edinburgh's Award has prepared the material on this Site with every effort to ensure accuracy. However, as the content is for general use, no article is intended to replace detailed advice in respect of individual circumstances, and readers are encouraged to contact The Duke of Edinburgh's Award for further information before making financial decisions.

Exclusion of Warranty

The Duke of Edinburgh's Award does not make any express or implied warranties, representations or endorsements whatsoever in relation to the Site and the Content or any information, products or services provided through the Site or through any sites that are linked to the Site by hypertext links (the `Linked Sites`).

Copyright and Trade Marks Notice

The Duke of Edinburgh's Award has and retains copyright in all Content contained on the Site and in the selection, arrangement and presentation of this Content (including information in the public domain) and overall design of the Site. Reproduction is strictly permitted for the purposes of viewing the Site, or making a singular paper hardcopy to assist the user in their research.

Links to other Web Sites

The Site contains links and references to web Sites maintained by organisations that may have no commercial or other relationship with The Duke of Edinburgh's Award. The Linked Sites and references have been included for interest and convenience purposes only for visitors to the Site.

The Duke of Edinburgh's Award:

(a) does not sponsor, endorse or approve of the views expressed on the Linked Sites or the products and services available on the Linked Sites;
(b) does not guarantee that the information on the Linked Sites is accurate, reliable, definitive, complete or up-to-date;
(c) makes no warranty or representation as to the quality, merchantability or fitness for purposes of any Linked Material.

The Duke of Edinburgh's Award reserves the right at its absolute discretion and without notice to remove any links to other Web Sites.

Viruses, errors, defects, security and interruptions

The User should be aware that access to the Site and Linked Sites is affected by matters beyond The Duke of Edinburgh's Award' control. The Duke of Edinburgh's Award does not guarantee that the files contained in the Site, Linked Sites or the servers on which the Site or Linked Sites are hosted is unaffected by viruses, errors, defects or will be accessible to Users on a continuous or uninterrupted basis.

The Duke of Edinburgh's Award does not guarantee that any viruses, errors or defects discovered to exist on the Site, Linked Sites or the servers on which they are hosted will be corrected. Users of the Site and Linked Sites do so at their own risk.

Subject to the The Duke of Edinburgh's Award Privacy Policy set out below, The Duke of Edinburgh's Award does not guarantee that personal or confidential information provided by Users to the Site is secure. Users of the Site acknowledge that personal or confidential information submitted to the Site is sent at the User`s own risk.

Exclusion

These Terms and Conditions are subject to any terms and conditions that cannot be excluded by law, including without limitation, those implied by the Trade Practices Act 1974 (Cth). In the event that The Duke of Edinburgh's Award is liable for any damages arising out of the use of (or inability to use) the Site, liability is limited to the greatest extent permitted by law.

Privacy Policy

 Here’s a quick summary of the important points covered in our Website Terms and Privacy Policy.   If you have any questions or you’re not quite sure what everything means, please have a look at the full terms and full policy (in legal format) and speak to your parents, coordinator, a mate or your local Duke of Ed Office.

·  We own the copyright on the content on the website, so if you want to use it somewhere else please contact us

·  We take privacy very seriously. We won’t share your details with anyone else, unless you give us your permission or the Privacy Act allows us to. 

·  We have security in place to protect your personal information, however as this is the Internet, no security is ever 100% guaranteed.

·  If you post information such as photos, stories, blog comments and video to the website, you and your parents agree that we can publish it on and offline to promote The Duke of Ed.

·  If you post information to our website, please make sure you have the right to do so, and please don’t post anything that you shouldn’t. 

·  If you do post content that is damaging to The Duke of Ed or other users, you agree to take full responsibility.

·  If you download any content from this site, you do so at your own risk.

That’s about it – but please do read the full details of the Privacy Policy and the legal speak, because that’s what you agree to when you agree to the terms and conditions.

Online Donations

At The Duke of Ed we take your security seriously and protect your details when you make an online donation.When donating to The Duke of Edinburgh's Award in Australia, your financial details are passed through a secure server using the latest 128-bit SSL (secure sockets layer) encryption technology. 128-bit SSL encryption is approximated to take at least one trillion years to break, and is the industry standard. If you have any questions regarding our security policy, please contact reception@dukeofed.com.au.

All donations are charged in AUD and there is a no refund policy on all donations.

Thank you for your continued support of The Duke of Edinbugh's Award in Australia.

Limitations on liability

To the maximum extent permitted by law, in relation to use of or reliance on the Site, Linked Sites, the Content or Linked Material, or the inability to use or rely on the Site, Linked Sites, the Content or Linked Material, The Duke of Edinburgh's Award:

(a) excludes all liability to third parties;
(b) will not be liable for any incidental, indirect, special or consequential damages whatsoever, including (but not limited to) damages for loss of business or other profits, business interruption or loss of programs or information, even if The Duke of Edinburgh's Award has notice of the possibility of such damage.
The User acknowledges that the use of this Site is done at the User`s own discretion and risk and with the User`s agreement that it will be solely responsible for any damage to the User`s computer system or loss of data that results from these activities.

Indemnification

The User agrees to indemnify The Duke of Edinburgh's Award (and its employees, officers, managers, assistants, members and agents) from and against any and all claims and damages of any kind (including legal fees) arising out of or relating to your use of the Site, your breach of any provision of these Terms and Conditions and/or any intentional wrongdoing by you.

Validity

If any part of these Terms and Conditions is invalid or unenforceable, that invalidity does not affect the validity or enforceability of any other part.

Governing law and Jurisdiction

These Terms and Conditions will be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Queensland and the Commonwealth of Australia. The State or Federal Courts located in Queensland will have the exclusive jurisdiction to hear and determine any claims or disputes arising out of or relating to these Terms and Conditions.

Updating or modification of terms and conditions

The Duke of Edinburgh's Award may at any time and without notice or liability to Users amend, revise or update these Terms and Conditions by posting revised Terms and Conditions on the Site. Your continued use of the Site constitutes acceptance of these revised Terms and Conditions.

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