Registration of Accounts

Although you may be able to browse certain parts of the Website without creating an account or providing your details, in order to access certain parts, features and functionalities of the Website you will have to register as a Member through the Website by creating an account (Account) and by providing us with all of the information required including by entering Account identification and password (Password) at registration.

When creating your Account, you will be asked to provide your personal details or connect your Account with your Facebook or Linkedin accounts. This information will assist us in providing certain services associated with the Website to you.

You warrant that all information and data provided by you in the registration of your Account is accurate, complete and up to date. You undertake to promptly inform Startup Australia if there is any change to this information or data.

You may elect to change the Password at any time using the facility provided on the Website. You must immediately notify Startup Australia of any Password which is lost, inoperable or used in an unauthorised manner.

You will be fully responsible for all acts and omissions of any person using your Password and Account, as if they were your own acts and omissions. You agree that you will not share, disclose, or permit disclosure of, your Password, let anyone else access your Account or do anything that would risk the security of your Account. Startup Australia will not in any event be liable for any loss, damage, claims, costs or expenses arising out of the use or misuse of your Password and Account, and you will indemnify Startup Australia against all loss, damage, claims, costs or demands in this regard.

You must notify us immediately if you become aware of any unauthorised access or use of your Account.

You agree that if we disable or terminate your Account for any reason, you will not create another one without our permission, whether through the use of your own personal details or those related to you or created by you.

We reserve the right to refuse registration of any Account, at our sole and absolute discretion.

Your registration as a Member may be refused if your Member Content involves:

(a) Any of the prohibited uses as set out in clause 8; or

(b) Is otherwise deemed inappropriate in our absolute discretion.

Website Content

The Website contains Startup Australia Content.

Startup Australia may comprise:

issuers and sellers of securities who provide information only to sophisticated investors pursuant to section 708(8) of the Corporations Act (Cth) 2001 (Corporations Act) and to professional investors pursuant to section 708(11) of the Corporations Act, in which case you must only access this information if you are a sophisticated investor or professional investor;

issuers and sellers of financial products who provide information only to wholesale clients (as defined in section 761G of the Corporations Act), in which case you must only access this information if you are a wholesale client and you will need to confirm your status in order access such information; and

issuers and sellers of securities and financial products who provide information in relation to regulated offers, being offers which are made pursuant to a prospectus, product disclosure statement or other disclosure document issued pursuant to the Corporations Act.

The Startup Australia Content on the Website is for general information and promotional purposes only. Startup Australia does not warrant or make any representations as to any third party products or services described or referred to on the Website, including Startup Australia Content. Any use of Startup Australia Content, Startup Australia Content or other materials or information uploaded to the Website by another person or organisation is at your own risk. Startup Australia will not be liable for any inaccuracies in Content on the Website. You should confirm any Content with the person or organisation to which it relates.

Startup Australia is not liable for the accuracy or content of any Startup Australia Content. To confirm the details of a Security or financial product that you are interested in and have seen on the Website, you should contact the relevant Startup Australia.

Information provided by Startup Australia on the Website is not intended as a substitute for financial advice. Because the Website has been prepared without consideration of any specific person’s investment objective, financial situations or needs, an investment adviser should be consulted before any investment decision is made. Users acting on this information without first consulting an adviser do so entirely at their own risk.

The Startup Australia Content on the Website is obtained and developed from a variety of sources including but not limited to collaborationswith third parties and information provided by third parties under licence. Inclusion of Startup Australia Content, Startup Australia Content or other information uploaded by any other person or organisation on the Website is not an endorsement by Startup Australia of any organisation, product or service.

If you have a complaint regarding any Content, contact us at [email protected] setting out the details of your complaint. Startup Australia review any written complaint notified to it and, if it sees fit, in its sole discretion, to refer the complaint by notifying the relevant Startup Australia or third party content provider, or to itself modify or remove the particular Startup Australia Content, Startup Australia Content or third party content (as applicable).

All intellectualproperty rights, including copyright, in the Website and Startup Australia Content (excluding Startup Australia Content) are owned or licensed by Startup Australia or any of its related entities. You must not copy, modify or transmit any part of the Website or Startup Australia Content.

The Website contains trademarks, logos and trade names of Startup Australia, Startup Australia or third parties which may be registered or otherwise protected by law. You are not permitted to use any trade marks, logos or trade names appearing on the Website.

If you are a Member, Startup Australia grants you a non-exclusive and non-transferable licence to use the Website for your own personal use, including to browse the Website for offers displayed on the Website and evaluate or compare the offers according to your needs.

The Website contains factual information only. You should review the Startup Australia Content and Startup Australia Content carefully and contact Startup Australia if you have any queries about Startup Australia Content or require further information, and consider obtaining independent advice before making any financial decisions.

Links and advertisements

The Website may contain links to other websites owned or operated by third parties, including websites owned or operated by Startup Australia. We have not reviewed all of the third party websites linked to the Website and are not responsible for and will not be liable in respect of their content or accuracy (including websites linked through advertisements). Startup Australia provides those links as a ready reference for searching for third party products and services on the internet and not as an endorsement of those web sites, their operators, the products, services or content that they describe.You accept that such third party websites may not adhere to a privacy principle or be governed by Australian privacy principles contained in the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth).

Facebook, Linkedin and other third party websites which are linked to the Website are not covered by these Terms and may have their own terms and conditions and privacy policy. If you choose to access third party websites linked to the Website, you do so at your own risk. Startup Australia is not responsible for and will not be liable in respect of any incorrect link to an external web site, the content or operation of those websites, or any of the goods, services or content that they describe.

Access and communication

Subject to the consumer guarantees provided for in the Australian Consumer Laws, Startup Australia does not warrant that you will have continuous access to the Website. To the extent permitted by law, Startup Australia will not be liable in the event that the Website is unavailable to you due to computer downtime attributable to malfunctions, upgrades, preventative or remedial maintenance activities, interruption in telecommunications supply or otherwise.

Startup Australia does not guarantee the delivery of communications over the internet as such communications rely on third party service providers. Electronic communication (including electronic mail) is vulnerable to interception by third parties and Startup Australia does not guarantee the security or confidentiality of these communications or the security of the Website.

Startup Australia does not guarantee or warrant that any files available for downloading via the Website will be free of infection or computer virus or other harmful data, code or material. You are responsible for implementing appropriate practices, programs and procedures to satisfy your particular requirements for technological functionality, protection of data and systems, the accuracy of data input and output, and for maintaining sufficient means for the recovery of any lost data.

Startup Australia does not provide, and has no control over, communications, networks or services, the internet or other technology required or used across the Website and accepts no responsibility for any direct or indirect loss in any form associated with them, whether due to congestion, technical malfunction, viruses or otherwise.