gesb.wa.gov.au: terms and conditions

Using our website, gesb.wa.gov.au, is subject strictly to the following terms and conditions. It is important that you read and understand these terms and conditions before using our website. By using our website, you accept and agree with these terms and conditions, as well as our privacy statement and disclaimer.

Content and tools

We provide content on our website for your information only. The content is of a general nature and does not constitute legal, taxation, or personal financial advice, or indicate that any particular product or service we offer is available or applicable to your unique circumstances. All examples are hypothetical and for illustrative purposes. In providing this content we have not taken into account your objectives, financial situation or needs. We are not licensed to provide financial product advice.

You should not rely on the content provided on our website, and you should seek professional advice on the legal or taxation implications of this information before making any decisions.

Although we have obtained content from sources we believe are reliable, GESB and our subsidiaries are not responsible for any content provided by third parties. You may wish to consult an appropriate adviser for advice about your unique situation.

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Your conduct

You agree that you will not use our website for any purpose that is unlawful, or prohibited by these terms and conditions, or any other terms, conditions or notices appearing anywhere on our website. You also agree to abide by all applicable laws and regulations.

In particular, you agree not to:

  • Publish, distribute, email, transmit or disseminate any material that is unlawful, obscene, defamatory, indecent, offensive or inappropriate
  • Use any automated scripting tools or software
  • Engage in or promote any surveys, contests, pyramid schemes, chain letters, unsolicited emailing or spamming through our website
  • Impersonate any person or entity
  • Upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available using the website any material that you do not have a right to make available under any law or contractual obligation, or which contains viruses, or other computer codes, files or programs designed to interrupt, limit or destroy the functionality of other computer software or hardware
  • Breach any applicable laws or regulations
  • Use the website to defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise offend others

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Your liability

To the extent permitted by law, GESB and our officers, directors, employees, agents, assigns, and any related person or entity accept no responsibility or liability for any direct, indirect, or consequential, loss, damage, liability, claim, cost or expense (including but not limited to legal costs and defence or settlement costs), arising in contract, tort, statute, or otherwise, suffered in connection with the use of this website, the use of information contained on this website, any modification, suspension, or discontinuance of this website, or any transmission of any computer virus, or malware, or any other defects or errors.

You agree to indemnify GESB and the State of Western Australia against all actions, suits, claims, demands, liabilities, costs, expenses, losses, and damages (including legal fees on a full indemnity basis) incurred or suffered as a direct or indirect consequence of your use of this system, your breach of these conditions, or your breach of any rights of third parties.

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Accuracy of information

We will take all reasonable steps to ensure the content available to you through our website is correct.

The accuracy of the content we provide on our website is not guaranteed. We do not accept responsibility for content provided on our website, and we cannot be held liable for any loss or damage suffered by reliance on our website. This includes any inaccuracy caused by an error or omission made by us.

You must satisfy yourself, by making your own independent enquiries or by seeking written confirmation, that any content provided on our website is correct.

You should not rely on the content provided on our website, and we encourage you to seek professional advice on the financial, legal or taxation implications of this information before making any decisions.

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Changes to these conditions

These terms and conditions replace any other previously published terms and conditions. We reserve the right to amend these terms and conditions at any time, without prior notification, by publishing the varied terms and conditions on this website from the date of effect of the changes. You accept that, by doing this, we have provided you with sufficient notice of the variation.

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Cookies

Our website uses persistent cookies, which remain on your equipment until you erase them or they expire. They enable us to remember you on subsequent visits and enhance your experience of the services or functions offered. They cannot be used to access your accounts or personal details. You can modify your personal computer settings at any time to prevent cookies from being stored.

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Laws applicable

These terms and conditions and the use of our website are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Western Australia.

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Severability

In the event any provision or part of these terms and conditions is held to be invalid or unenforceable by a court, only that particular provision or part so found, and not the entirety of the terms and conditions, will be inoperative.

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Links

Our website may contain links to third party websites. We are not responsible for the content of those sites or any risk associated with third party websites.

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Copyright

Copyright in this website resides with GESB.

Except where necessary for viewing the information on our website on your browser, or as permitted under the Copyright Act 1968 (Cth), or other applicable laws, or these terms and conditions, no information or content on our website may be reproduced, adapted, uploaded to a third party, linked to, framed, performed in public, distributed or transmitted in any form by any process without our specific written consent.

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Definitions

Any references to content mean the information, text materials, graphics, logos, button icons, images, video and audio clips, trademarks (whether registered or not), layout, arrangement, graphical user interface, look, and control features of our website.

GESB: the Government Employees Superannuation Board, and includes any references to ‘we’, ‘our’, ‘us’ and GESB.

The GESB website: the website gesb.wa.gov.au displayed by GESB, and includes references to ‘website’.

References to you, your and yours are references to the person(s) accessing this website.

Date of publication - 3 January 2019

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Page last updated 03 January 2019