Terms of Use

Acceptable use policy
You must agree to and abide by the acceptable use policy when contributing your views to this site. In making your contribution to the website, you agree:

  1. not to impersonate any other person or falsely claim to represent any other person, whether living or dead, real or fictitious. Making false, misleading or deceptive representations that you are another person or character can amount to a criminal offence and give rise to civil liability
  2. not to use the website to invade the personal privacy of any other person or groups and not to include any personal information (such as names, private addresses or phone numbers), including your own
  3. not to abuse, stalk, harass, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights of others
  4. not to make a contribution to the website that is misleading, deceptive or false
  5. not to make a contribution to the website that is defamatory or libellous or likely to damage the reputation of any person, group of people or organisation
  6. not to use insulting, threatening or provocative language or language that is hateful towards a certain group of people, or incite hatred on the basis of race, religion, gender, nationality or sexuality or other personal characteristic
  7. not to make a contribution to the website that includes obscene, offensive or inappropriate language or material
  8. not to use the website to conduct any illegal activity or solicit the performance of any illegal activity
  9. not to contribute to the website any text or other material that infringes the intellectual property rights of others or reveals confidential information
  10. not to spam your contribution to the website by sending multiple copies or versions of it
  11. not to contribute material to the website that contains or links to any commercial advertising material
  12. not to include links to or internet addresses for commercial or private websites, or any email addresses, in your contribution
  13. that your contributions to the website will be relevant to the material contained on this website or on other Queensland Government agencies’ websites.

Copyright
The Queensland Government supports and encourages the dissemination and exchange of information. However, copyright protects material on this website. The State of Queensland has no objection to this material being reproduced but asserts its right to be recognised as author of its original material and the right to have its material remain unaltered.

Enquiries
Enquires regarding the reproduction of Queensland Government material or material published on this website may be directed to info@dsd.qld.gov.au or in writing to:

Department of State Development
PO Box 15009
City East, Queensland 4002

Linking permission
Requests concerning permission to link to this website should be directed to info@dsd.qld.gov.au.

Disclaimer
The materials available on or through this website are distributed by the Department of State Development (DSD) as an information source only.

To the maximum extent permitted by law, DSD makes no statement, representation, or warranty about the quality, accuracy, context, completeness, availability or suitability for any purpose of, and you should not rely on, any materials available on or through this website.

Despite our best efforts, DSD makes no warranties that the materials available on or through this website are free of infection by computer viruses or other contamination, to the maximum extent permitted by law.

DSD disclaims, to the maximum extent permitted by law, all responsibility and all liability (including without limitation, liability in negligence) for all expenses, losses, damages and costs you or any other person might incur for any reason including as a result of the materials available on or through this website being in any way inaccurate, out of context, incomplete, unavailable, not up to date or unsuitable for any purpose.

A user of this website who uses the links provided to another Queensland Government agency’s website and material available on or through that other website acknowledges that the disclaimer and any terms of use, including licence terms, set out on the other agency’s website govern the use which may be made of that material. 

Security
Parts of this site transmit information securely across the internet. However this is not always feasible. We recognise that there may be risks transmitting information across the internet. We will notify you where personal information is not transmitted securely.

Where this site contains links to other Queensland Government agencies’ websites, the privacy or security terms set out there will apply to the material on the websites.

Where this site contains links to non-Queensland Government websites, DSD is not responsible for the privacy or security practices or the content of any such websites.

More information
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