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Welcome to arena.gov.au. Before you begin using the service, you must agree to the Terms of Use as outlined below:

1. arena.gov.au is managed by the Australian Renewable Energy Agency.

2. Your use of arena.gov.au is deemed to be your acceptance of these Terms of Use. Please read them carefully.

  • Lawful purposes

    3. You agree to use arena.gov.au only for lawful purposes, and in a manner that does not infringe the rights of or restrict or inhibit the use and enjoyment of arena.gov.au by any third party.

    This includes conduct which is unlawful or which may harass or cause distress or inconvenience to any person, the transmission of obscene or offensive content or disruption to arena.gov.au.

    4. You must not post or transmit via arena.gov.au any unlawful, defamatory, obscene, offensive or scandalous material, or any material that constitutes or encourages conduct that would contravene any law.

  • Disclaimer

    5. arena.gov.au is not a substitute for independent professional advice and you should obtain any appropriate professional advice relevant to Your particular circumstances.

    6. Your use of arena.gov.au does not:

    • affect or reduce any obligation owed to You by any Agency;
    • reduce any obligation You owe to any Agency.
  • Content

    7. Comments on arena.gov.au are provided by, and are the responsibility of, the person or people who made such postings. We do not endorse, support, or guarantee the truthfulness, accuracy, or reliability of any the comments posted on arena.gov.au or endorse any of the opinions expressed.

    8. We take reasonable care in linking to other websites but we have no direct control over the content presented in those websites or the availability of those websites.

    9. We make no representation that the material on any linked websites does not infringe the intellectual property rights or any other rights of any person. We do not authorise the reproduction of such material.

    10. We do not endorse or recommend any links to external websites, or third party content, including products and services offered by, from or through those websites or their content.

    11. With the exception of the Commonwealth Coat of Arms and where otherwise noted, material presented on arena.gov.au is provided under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.5 Australia licence.

  • Security

    12. The development and management of arena.gov.au is coordinated by us, however some interactions with arena.gov.au occur on systems under the control the Department of Finance.

    13. We strive to protect comments and information you provide on arena.gov.au. We will use all reasonable endeavours to ensure that your comments and information are not compromised. However, we cannot guarantee that no Harmful Code will enter arena.gov.au. You should be aware of the risks associated with using websites.

    14. We recommend that you use appropriate and up-to-date firewall and anti-virus software to protect your computer systems.

  • Privacy

    15. For more information about how we protect your privacy and personal information, please see our Privacy statement.

    16. In order to participate in, and contribute to, arena.gov.au you may be required to register and provide an email address.

    17. We will only use and disclose your personal information to a person, body or other Agency:

    • to provide you with a service that you have requested;
    • as authorised by law, for example, if a law enforcement authority or court order lawfully directs us to disclose the information of a user.
  • General

    18. These Terms of Use are governed by the laws of the Australian Capital Territory, Australia and you agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the Australian Capital Territory.

    19. If any of these Terms of Use are held to be invalid, unenforceable or illegal for any reason, the remaining Terms of Use will continue in full force.

    20. These Terms of Use do not negate any Terms or Conditions that apply to your use of any other government website.

    21. We may revise these Terms and Conditions from time to time.

  • Definitions
    • Harmful Code – Any form of harmful surreptitious code or other contaminants, including viruses, bugs, trojan horses, spyware or adware.
    • You and Your means the user of arena.gov.au.
    • Our, Us and We means the Commonwealth of Australia represented by the Australian Renewable Energy Agency.

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