Legal Information

A few things you need to consider when exploring our website. Please check this information from time to time, as we update it regularly.

Terms Of Website Use

This page (and the documents it refers to) outlines the terms upon which you may use our website www.ancientexplorer.com.au (our site) as a guest or a registered user. It is also governs your participation in our online community (whether you are registered, contributing content or just browsing). Please read these terms of use carefully before you start to use the site. By using our site, you accept these terms of use and agree to abide by them. If you do not agree to these terms of use, please do not use our site.

About Us

www.ancientexplorer.com.au is a site operated by Lisa Dunbar Solas. Lisa’s email address is [email protected]

Our Site

We allow access to our site on a temporary basis and we reserve the right to withdraw, restrict or change our site at any time and without notice. If for any reason our site is unavailable at any time or if the content is changed or out of date, we will not be liable.

You must treat as confidential any user identification code, password or other security feature in relation to our site. If, in our opinion, you aren’t complying with these terms of use, we have the right to disable any such code, password or feature at any time.

You must comply with the provisions of our Acceptable Use Policy when using our site.

It is your responsibility that anyone who accesses our site through your Internet connection is aware of these terms and complies with them.

Variations

We may revise these terms of use at any time by amending this page or by provisions or notices published elsewhere on our site.

Intellectual Property Rights

We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our site and the material published on it. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.

You must not use any part of the materials on our site for commercial purposes without a license from us or our licensors. You may not reproduce in any format, including on another website, any part of our site, including content, images, designs, look and feel, without our prior written consent.

If, in our opinion, you are in breach of these provisions, your right to use our site will cease immediately and you must either return or destroy (as required by us) any copies of the materials you have made.

Reliance On Information And Links

The contents of our site, including links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, are for information only, and we shall not be liable for any use of, or reliance on, such materials. It shall be your own responsibility to ensure that any products, services or information available through this website meet your specific requirements.

Information About Collection of Your Information

We process information about you in accordance with our Privacy Policy. By using our site, you consent to such processing and you warrant that all data provided by you is accurate.

Linking To Our Site

You may link to our home page only if you have first obtained our written consent and provided that you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice. The website from which you are linking must comply in all respects with our Acceptable Use Policy and must be owned by you. You must not link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists. Our site must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of our site other than the home page. If you wish to make any use of material on our site other than that set out above, please address your request to [email protected]

Uploading To Our Site

When you upload material to our site, or make contact with other users of our site, you must comply with our Acceptable Use Policy. If you upload material in breach of our Acceptable Use Policy and we suffer loss as a result, you will reimburse us for such loss. Any material you upload to our site will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary and we have the right to use, copy, distribute and disclose it to third parties. If any third party claims that any material posted or uploaded by you to our site violates their intellectual property rights, or their right to privacy, we have the right to disclose your identity to them. We will not be responsible, or liable to any third party, for the content or accuracy of any materials posted by you or any other user of our site. We have the right to remove any material or posting you make on our site if, in our opinion, such material does not comply with the content standards set out in our Acceptable Use Policy.

Viruses and Other Hacking Offences

You must not misuse our site by knowingly introducing any material, which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorized access to our site, the server on which our site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our site. You must not attack our site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack.

By failing to comply with this provision, you would commit a criminal offense and your right to use our site will cease immediately and we will report your actions to the relevant authorities.

Our Liability

The material displayed on our site is provided without any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to its accuracy. To the extent permitted by law, we hereby expressly exclude: All conditions, warranties and other terms, which might otherwise be implied by statute, common law or the law of equity. Any liability for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage incurred by any user in connection with our site or in connection with the use, inability to use, or results of the use of our site, any websites linked to it and any materials posted on it (whether by us or a third party), including, without limitation any liability for: loss of income or revenue; loss of business; loss of profits or contracts; loss of anticipated savings; loss of data; loss of goodwill; wasted management or office time; and for any other loss or damage of any kind, however arising and whether caused by tort (including negligence), breach of contract or otherwise, even if foreseeable. This does not affect any liability, which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.

Jurisdiction and Applicable Law

The New South Wales Courts will have exclusive jurisdiction over any claim arising from, or related to, a visit to our site. These terms of use and any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with them or their subject matter or formation (including non-contractual disputes or claims) shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the law of New South Wales.

Privacy Policy

This policy (together with our Terms of Website Use and any other documents referred to on it) sets out the basis on which we will process any personal data we collect from you, or which you provide to us, in the course of using our site www.ancientexplorer.com.au (“site”). For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 we are the data controller.

Your Information

When you use our site, there are a number of ways in which you provide information and other data to us. By using the site, you consent to us processing and collecting this data, on the terms and for the reasons, which are explained below.

How Your Information Is Used

The purposes for which we collect your personal information when you register or email us are to:
• Send you our e-newsletters.
• Ensure that content from our site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer.
• Provide you with information, products or services that you request from us or which we feel may interest you, where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes.
• Carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us.
• Allow you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so.
• Notify you about changes to our service.

If you do not want us to use your information for marketing purposes, contact us directly by emailing [email protected]

Please note that if you click on, or follow, any links from our site to external websites, our privacy policy will no longer apply. Please check the privacy policies of any such external site before submitting any personal data, as we cannot accept any responsibility or liability in relation to them.

Data Storage

All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers. Any payment transactions will be encrypted using SSL technology.

We take your privacy very seriously. We will take all reasonable steps to protect your personal data.

The data that we collect from you may be transferred to, processed and/or stored at a destination outside the Australia. By submitting your personal data, you agree to this. We will take all reasonable steps to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy policy.

Disclosure Of Your Information

We may disclose your personal information about you to our authors or any of our group companies (which means our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and its subsidiaries, and also to third parties in the following circumstances):
• To any prospective seller or buyer of all (or part of) our business or assets.
• If we are required to do so by law, any applicable regulation or to protect the rights, property, or safety of ourselves or others.

This may include disclosing to other companies and organisations in connection with fraud protection and credit risk reduction.

Acceptable Use Policy

This policy together with our Terms of Website Use, sets out the terms and conditions under which we allow you to use our site www.ancientexplorer.com.au (“our site”) whether you are a visitor or a registered user. All enquiries should be directed to [email protected] Please read the terms of this policy carefully, as by using our site you indicate that you agree to comply with and be bound by them.

This may include disclosing to other companies and organisations in connection with fraud protection and credit risk reduction.

Prohibited Use Of Our Site

Whether you are a visitor or registered user, you must comply with our Terms of Website Use, and use our site for lawful purposes only. In particular, you must not use our site for the uses listed (without limitation) below:
• Any fraudulent activity or any other activity which breaches any applicable law or regulation, whether national or international
• Any activity which may cause or result in harm to a child under 18 years of age
• Sending unsolicited advertising or other content (spam), or entering into any arrangement for such material to be sent
• Reproducing, selling or otherwise handling our site or its contents in breach of our terms of website use
• Knowingly introducing to our site, or transmitter attempt to transmit to any other site, computer or network, viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material, code or program which is malicious or technologically harmful
• Attempting to gain unauthorised access to our site, our software, our server, or any server, computer or database connected to our site
• Attacking our site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack.

Prohibited Content

Our site may offer users the facilities to contribute content or other material. When making use of these facilities, it is your responsibility to ensure that any contribution or interaction is, as far as you are aware, factually correct, and represents your honest opinion.

In addition, you must ensure that your content does not contain anything that breaches any laws or rights, including by:
• Containing personal information (contrary to our Privacy Policy)
• Breaching any intellectual property rights
• Containing commercial advertising
• Containing excessively course language or content which would be rated R, RC or X by the Australian Classification Board (see www.classification.gov.au)
• Promotes violence, illegal activity or any form of discrimination; threatens, harasses, upsets, embarrasses, alarms or annoys any other person, or is likely to do so
• Is likely to deceive any person or is made in breach of a legal duty owed to a third party (such as a duty of confidence)
• Invades another’s privacy or cause inconvenience or anxiety to any person;
• Is used to impersonate any person, or to misrepresent your identity or affiliation with any person
• Gives the impression that the material emanates from us, if this is not the case.

Removal of Content and Termination of Accounts

We may remove your content from the sites in our discretion.
We may terminate or suspend your registration (and any future accounts) if you have breached these terms multiple times or if the breach is serious.

Breaches Of This Policy

Any breach of this acceptable use policy will be dealt with in the same way as breach of our Terms of Website Use. We reserve the right to take any other action we reasonably deem appropriate, including restricting your use of our site and/or taking legal action against you. We are not liable for any loss or damage caused by any breach of this acceptable use policy.
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