Conditions of use and disclaimer

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General conditions

These conditions apply to your use of, including interaction with and contributions to, all parts of this website. There are additional conditions that also apply.

  1. Website access
    1.1 Access to the website may sometimes be interrupted by server outage and technological problems. While the Museum will make reasonable efforts to ensure continuous online availability, the Museum does not take responsibility for any inconvenience or consequences arising from inability to access any part of the website.
    1.2 The Museum reserves the right to make any changes to any part of the website and to discontinue any page or feature without notice.
  2. Using email addresses featured on the website
    2.1 You must not collect or use any email addresses featured on the website for any purpose other than that for which they are provided. You are not permitted to use these email addresses for marketing or inclusion in a database.
  3. Disclaimer
    3.1 Material, opinions and views contributed by users of the website reflect the views and opinions of individual contributors or third parties and are not the Museum's views.
    3.2 While the Museum endeavours to ensure that the website is accurate and up to date, no responsibility is accepted for errors or omissions and the Museum recommends that you exercise your own skill, judgement and care with respect to its use.
    3.3 Links from the website to external websites are provided for convenience only and do not constitute endorsement by the Museum of any material found at those sites.
    3.4 The Museum does not take any responsibility for the operations of links to external websites or for the content, accuracy or legality of material on any external websites.
  4. Exclusion of liability
    4.1 The Museum does not accept any liability arising in connection with any material contributed to the website by any users or third parties, including liability for defamation, copyright infringement, infringement of moral rights, breach of privacy or inaccurate or incomplete material.
    4.2 To the fullest extent permitted by law the Museum excludes all terms, conditions, warranties and representations (express or implied) in relation to your use of the website, apart from those which are available from the following link.
    4.3 The Museum will not be liable for any indirect, incidental, special and/or consequential losses or damages or loss of profits whatsoever (including arising from any act or omission by the Museum) in connection with your use or inability to use the website, or any material or information derived from the website.
    4.4 To the extent permitted by law, the Museum excludes all conditions and warranties that may be implied, and limits the Museum's liability for breach or any warranty or condition which cannot be excluded at the Museum's discretion to resupply of the goods or services (or equivalent) or payment of the cost of having the goods or services resupplied.
  5. Governing law and enforceability
    5.1 Your use of the website is governed by the laws of the Australian Capital Territory, and any legal action relating to the website will be conducted in the jurisdiction of the courts of Australian Capital Territory, or the Federal Court of Australia.
    5.2 Any and all legal proceedings arising out of or in connection with this website shall be conducted in the Australian Capital Territory.
  6. Access from countries outside of Australia
    6.1 If you are accessing the website from a country other than Australia then:
    (1) if the information on and terms of the website satisfy the laws of that country you may access and use the website
    (2) if the content of the website and these conditions do not satisfy the laws of that country then the website is not intended for your use and you are not permitted to use or make contributions to the website or to make any purchase via this website
    (3) if you use the website despite infringing clause 6 (1) or (2) above, you must indemnify the Museum for any loss or damage incurred by the Museum in connection with your use.
  7. Comments and concerns
    7.1 We welcome feedback and will promptly attend to any concerns or complaints.
    7.2 You may contact the Museum on