The terms and conditions in these Terms of Use are the terms and conditions of an agreement between the person accessing and/or using the Website ("you" and/or "your") and us

Brien Holden Vision Institute (ABN 49 081 303 282) ("the Institute") and Brien Holden Vision Institute Foundation (ABN 86 081 872 586) ("the Foundation"), between them, control and operate the website whose home page is at www.brienholdenvision.org (the "Website"). Each reference in these "Terms of Use" to "we", "us", and/or "our" is a reference to the Institute and the Foundation, their related bodies corporate, and their respective directors, officers, employees, agents and contractors.

The terms and conditions in these Terms of Use are the terms and conditions of an agreement between the person accessing and/or using the Website ("you" and/or "your") or your officers, employees, agents and contractors, and us.
Your use of and/or access to the Website is conditional upon your acceptance and compliance with the terms, conditions, notices, policies and disclaimers contained in this document and elsewhere on the Website (known collectively as "Terms of Use").

Your use of and/or access to the Website constitutes your agreement to the Terms of Use.  If you do not agree to the Terms of Use, you must not access and/or use the Website and/or any of the information, material and/or functionality that it contains.

We reserve the right to amend the Terms of Use at any time. Since you are bound by these Terms of Use, you should periodically refer to them. The revised terms will take effect when they are posted to the website.
Except where expressly stated, we make no representations about the currency, accuracy, suitability or reliability of any content information, material and/or functionality (including, without limitation, any data, information, material, text, images (moving and still), sound, graphics, software, hyperlinks, logos and trademarks, services and any other material contained in, provided as a result of, or in connection with your access to and/or use of, the Website) (“Content”).

All Content made available through the Website in any way (including, without limitation, on the Website, as an email, or any other transmission):
  • is, to the full extent permitted by law, provided "as is" and without warranties of any kind (including, without limitation, express or implied warranties, including implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for any particular purpose); and
  • is provided as general information only and should not be relied upon in place of professional or expert advice.

Without limiting what we have said above, to the extent permitted by law we, do not warrant that the function of, or access to, the Website will be uninterrupted or error free, that any defects will be corrected or that any website or server which stores and transmits any Content will be free of viruses or any other harmful components. We accept no responsibility for or liability in respect of such interruption, errors, defects, viruses or harmful components.

You, as the user of or visitor to the Website, will assume the entire cost of any verification, repair, maintenance, or correction of any relevant eContent which is required.
Limitation of liability
To the full extent permitted by law, we shall not be responsible or liable for any loss or damage (whether under statute, in contract, tort (including negligence), equity or otherwise) for any loss or damage (including, without limitation, any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage, loss of profits, loss of data or loss of opportunity) howsoever caused, in connection with, or arising as a result of, any person acting or refraining from acting in reliance on the Content, accessing and/or using the Website or any associated Website links, or as a result of or in connection with any breach by you or anyone acting on your behalf of any of the terms of these Terms of Use.

To the full extent permitted by law, in so far as our liability may not be excluded, such liability is limited, at our discretion, to the resupply of any service again or payment of the cost of having the service performed again, or the replacement or repair of goods or payment of the cost of having the goods replaced or repaired, or the payment of a maximum aggregated amount (aggregated across all claims) of $5.00.
You indemnify, and agree to keep indemnified, each and every one of us (“the Indemnified”) from and against all costs (on a full indemnity basis including, without limitation, reasonable legal and accounting costs) damage, loss and liabilities that the Indemnified may incur or suffer in connection with any claims, demands, actions or proceedings brought or made against any or all of the Indemnified by any person in connection with, resulting from, or alleged to result from: (i) your use of the Website or reliance on the Content or both; (ii) a breach of any of your representations or warranties in these Terms of Use; (iii) your violation of any of these Terms of Use; or (iv) any act or omission of yours.
Contributing eContent
You further agree to the following:
  • You grant us a perpetual, royalty-free, non-exclusive, unrestricted world-wide licence to use, copy, sub-licence, re-distribute, adapt, transmit, publish and/or broadcast, publicly perform and display in any media whether now known or in the future created, any Content posted to or on or submitted by you to the Website, and you warrant and represent that you own or have the necessary or required licenses, rights, consents and permissions to grant such licence.

  • You warrant that you have all the necessary or required licences, rights (including without limitation copyright, privacy, moral and intellectual property rights), consents and permissions to submit or post content on to or on the Website and that all Content is true and accurate at the time of submission/posting, is not illegal, threatening, discriminatory, harassing, abusive, offensive, defamatory, racially or sexually vilifying, obscene, pornographic or indecent or in contempt of any court or parliament and does not contain any computer virus.

  • You are legally responsible for all eContent that you submit to the Website.

  • We reserve the right to refuse access to any person, and to edit, block or delete Content submitted or posted to or on the Website by any person for any reason without notice, and we may terminate or restrict your access or use of part or all of the Website.

  • You consent (and warrant that you have all rights necessary to grant such consent) to us doing all things to and with the Content you submit to the Website, including: (i) modifying and altering the Information; (ii) not attributing you or any person as the author of the Content, or attributing any other person as the author of the Content; and (iii) modifying, altering or using the material in any way in our discretion, even if this is done in a way that would constitute derogatory treatment of the Information or would affect the reputation of the author of the Information.
Web links
We have provided links within this Website and have also provided links within emails for the user’s convenience and reference. To the extent permitted by law, we do not endorse nor are we responsible or liable for any information, material, products and/or services associated with these links, and you use them at your own risk.

To the extent permitted by law, we do not accept any responsibility or liability for material contained in any website linked to this Website.
Intellectual property rights
All eContent is protected by Australian and international law, including without limitation laws with respect to copyright, trade marks and other forms of intellectual property.

We own, or have licences under or authorisations with respect to, all intellectual property rights in and in relation to the Website and in and in relation to the Content.
Access and use
When you access and/or use the Website, you agree as follows:
  • We expressly prohibit use of the Content in any manner other than as expressly permitted in these Terms of Use.
  • You may not modify it without our prior written permission.
  • Any copyright notice or mark appearing on any Content must be included on any copy you make.
  • You may save a local copy of or print Content from the Website for your own personal information and to inform others about it, but you may not charge any fee for any use, and all commercial use or exploitation of the Website or any Content is expressly prohibited.
  • You must keep all Content intact and in the same form as presented on the Website.
  • You must not reproduce, republish or otherwise make available any Content on the internet or through any means, including by other publicly accessible media (including without limitation newspaper, journals, television or radio) without our prior written consent.
  • Activities you must not engage in include, without limitation:
  1. Accessing or using of the Website by any means that is contrary to our interests (including without limitation to facilitate a means of encouraging users of the Website to use another website offering services similar to those on the Website); and
  2. Making any commercial use of material on this Website, unless such use is authorised in writing by us;
  3. Making a copy, modification, adaptation or reselling or redistributing any material on this Website;
  4. Making any form of representation, including linking or framing, that could mislead or deceive a person into believing that the material is from a source other than the Website;
  5. Using the Website or any Content for any purpose which is unlawful, prohibited under the Terms of Use or which violates any of our rights or any rights of any other person in relation to the Content contained in the Website.
  • We reserve the right to take any course of action (including legal action) we deem necessary to protect our rights (including intellectual property rights). We also reserve the right to take legal action against parties who have misinformed, misled, abused or misused any or all of the Content, or otherwise breached any of the Terms of Use.
The Terms of Use are effective until terminated by us, and we may terminate this agreement and your access to the Website at any time without notice. In the event of termination, you are no longer authorised to access the Website, but all restrictions imposed on you, licenses granted by you, indemnities given by you and all our disclaimers and limitations of liability set out in the Terms of Use will survive termination.
If you are a registered subscriber of the Website, you may receive or establish an account which may include login details such as username and password ("Account"). You are solely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality and security of your Account. You must not reveal your Account information to anyone and you must not use anyone else's Account.

You are entirely responsible for all activities that occur on or through your Account, and you agree to immediately notify us of any unauthorised use of your Account or any other breach of security. We shall not be responsible for any losses arising out of the unauthorised use of your Account.

You must not access or attempt to access an Account that you are not authorised to access. You agree not to modify any software used or provided in or in connection with the Content or the Website (“Software”) in any manner or form, or to use modified versions of the Software, for any purposes including obtaining unauthorised access to the Website.

You should be aware that there are inherent risks associated with the transmission of information via the internet, and we cannot guarantee the safe and secure transmission of information to or from us unless we explicitly say so in writing for a particular interaction.
We reserve the right to change any or all of the Website format and content including without limitation the Terms of Use at any time without notice. As such, it remains your responsibility to regularly check the Terms of Use.
By using the Website, you consent to our use of your personal information in accordance with our Privacy Policy and you acknowledge that our Privacy Policy forms part of these Terms of Use.

We take no responsibility and will not be liable for the privacy and security of the above information after the user has "hyperlinked" to another website.
The Terms of Use are governed and will be construed in accordance with the laws of New South Wales, Australia.  By agreeing to the Terms of Use you irrevocably and unconditionally accept and submit to the jurisdiction of the courts of New South Wales, Australia.

These Terms of Use and any rights and licences granted hereunder may not be transferred or assigned by you, but may be assigned or transferred by us without restriction.

If any part of these Terms of Use is held to be unenforceable, the unenforceable part is to be given effect to the greatest extent possible and the remainder will remain in full force and effect.