The Gujarati Association of Queensland Inc. (“GAQ”) Website Terms and Conditions of Use ("Terms & Conditions")


Acceptance of website Terms and Conditions of Use

By using this website you agree to abide by these Terms & Conditions.  The GAQ may, without notice, amend or modify its Terms & Conditions by posting the amended Terms & Conditions to this website.

If any of these Terms & Conditions is found to be invalid or unenforceable, that invalidity or unenforceability will not affect the remainder of the Terms & Conditions, which will continue in full force and effect.


This website is owned and operated by The Gujarati Association of Queensland Inc (ABN 35 762 312 453).

Intended audience

All information provided on this website is intended for use by residents of Australia.  Persons residing outside of Australia use this website at their own risk, and should take into consideration the legislative requirements of their country of residence when accessing this website.  Should you choose to make a donation to us you should confirm that doing so will not constitute a contravention of the laws of your country of residence.

Restrictions on Use

All information provided on this website has been provided for personal and non-commercial use. 

Public liability insurance

Members should be aware that GAQ has public liability insurance to the value of $20,000,000 in respect of any one occurrence during the period of insurance.


By agreeing to be a member of GAQ, you agree to be bound by the GAQ’s constitution.

Intellectual Property

You are granted a non-exclusive, non-transferable, revocable license to access and use this website strictly in accordance with these terms of use.  As a condition of your use of the website, you warrant to GAQ that you will not use the website for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms & Conditions.  You may not use the website in any manner which could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the website or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of the website.  You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available or provided for through the website.

All logos and program names used by GAQ are used under licence by GAQ, or are owned by GAQ, unless otherwise stated.

All content on this website including logos, brand names, text, photographs, information, statistics, images and other material is protected by copyright, trademark and intellectual property laws in Australia.

The GAQ logo must not be reproduced or used in any way unless GAQ provides its prior approval in writing.

Reproduction of any part of this website without the express permission of GAQ is illegal unless otherwise indicated.  Where reproduction is permitted, only one copy of the material may be made, and that copy may only be used for personal or non-commercial purposes.  Where reproduction is permitted you must not amend or edit the material in any way, and GAQ asserts its right to be recognised as the author.

You will not modify, publish, transmit, reverse engineer, participate in the transfer or sale, create derivative works, or in any way exploit any of the content, in whole or in part, found on the website.  GAQ content is not for resale.  Your use of the website does not entitle you to make any unauthorised use of any protected content, and in particular you will not delete or alter any proprietary rights or attribution notices in any content.  You will use protected content solely for your personal use, and will make no other use of the content without the express written permission of GAQ and the copyright owner.  You agree that you do not acquire any ownership rights in any protected content.  We do not grant you any licenses, express or implied, to the intellectual property of GAQ or our licensors except as expressly authorised by these Terms.

Materials provided to GAQ or posted on any GAQ web page

GAQ does not claim ownership of the materials you provide to GAQ (including feedback and suggestions) or post, upload, input or submit to any GAQ website or our associated services (collectively “Submissions”).  However, by posting, uploading, inputting, providing or submitting your Submission you are granting GAQ our affiliated companies and necessary sub-licensees permission to use your Submission in connection with the operation of their Internet businesses including, without limitation, the rights to: copy, distribute, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, reproduce, edit, translate and reformat your Submission; and to publish your name in connection with your Submission.

No compensation will be paid with respect to the use of your Submission, as provided herein.  GAQ is under no obligation to post or use any Submission you may provide and may remove any Submission at any time in GAQ’s sole discretion.

By posting, uploading, inputting, providing or submitting your Submission you warrant and represent that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to your Submission as described in this section including, without limitation, all the rights necessary for you to provide, post, upload, input or submit the Submissions.

Indemnity, Disclaimer & Limitation of Liability

Whilst due care has been taken in the preparation of the content of this website GAQ makes no representations regarding the accuracy, currency or reliability of the information provided unless otherwise indicated, and note there may be errors, omissions and typographical errors contained in the material provided.

This website and the material it contains are provided on an as-is basis, and to the fullest extent permitted by law GAQ disclaims all warranties.  In addition GAQ does not warrant that this website is error free or that the website and/or the servers it is hosted on are free of viruses, Trojans or other malicious software.

GAQ and its employees, directors, officers, committee members, servants, agents, volunteers, contractors, subcontractors and collaborators will not be liable for any loss or damage other than that which cannot be excluded by law arising as a result of use of this website or reliance on any information provided on this website.

You agree to indemnify GAQ including its employees, directors, officers, committee members, servants, agents, volunteers, contractors, subcontractors and collaborators from any loss or damage which it may suffer as a result of your use of this website.

Use of communication services

The website may contain bulletin board services, chat areas, news groups, forums, communities, personal web pages, calendars, and/or other message or communication facilities designed to enable you to communicate with the public at large or with a group (collectively, “Communication Services”), you agree to use the Communication Services only to post, send and receive messages and material that are proper and related to the particular Communication Service.

By way of example, and not as a limitation, you agree that when using a Communication Service, you will not: defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others; publish, post, upload, distribute or disseminate any inappropriate, profane, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful topic, name, material or information; upload files that contain software or other material protected by intellectual property laws (or by rights of privacy of publicity) unless you own or control the rights thereto or have received all necessary consents; upload files that contain viruses, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of another’s computer; advertise or offer to sell or buy any goods or services for any business purpose, unless such Communication Service specifically allows such messages; conduct or forward surveys, contests, pyramid schemes or chain letters; download any file posted by another user of a Communication Service that you know, or reasonably should know, cannot be legally distributed in such manner; falsify or delete any author attributions, legal or other proper notices or proprietary designations or labels of the origin or source of software or other material contained in a file that is uploaded, restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the Communication Services; violate any code of conduct or other guidelines which may be applicable for any particular Communication Service; harvest or otherwise collect information about others, including e-mail addresses, without their consent; violate any applicable laws or regulations.

GAQ has no obligation to monitor the Communication Services.  However, GAQ reserves the right to review materials posted to a Communication Service and to remove any materials in its sole discretion. GAQ reserves the right to terminate your access to any or all of the Communication Services at any time without notice for any reason whatsoever.

GAQ reserves the right at all times to disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request, or to edit, refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, in GAQ’s sole discretion.

Always use caution when giving out any personally identifying information about yourself or your children in any Communication Service.  GAQ does not control or endorse the content, messages or information found in any Communication Service and, therefore, GAQ specifically disclaims any liability with regard to the Communication Services and any actions resulting from your participation in any Communication Service.  Managers and hosts are not authorised GAQ spokespersons, and their views do not necessarily reflect those of GAQ.

Materials uploaded to a Communication Service may be subject to posted limitations on usage, reproduction and/or dissemination. You are responsible for adhering to such limitations if you upload the materials.

GAQ Events

GAQ runs various programs, events and functions.  Should you choose to participate in or attend any of these programs or events you do so at your own risk.  GAQ reserves the right to restrict entry to its programs, events and functions and to request that certain persons in attendance leave the program, event or function.  It may also be a condition of entry to individual events that a search of person and / or their possessions will be required at the time of entry to the venue.

GAQ programs and events may have their own specific terms and conditions, which are separate and in addition to these website Terms & Conditions.  Where an inconsistency exists between the program/event Terms & Conditions and these website Terms & Conditions, the program/event Terms & Conditions will prevail.

Your account

If you use this website, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password and for restricting access to your computer, and you agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account or password.  You may not assign or otherwise transfer your account to any other person or entity.  You acknowledge that GAQ is not responsible for third party access to your account that results from theft or misappropriation of your account.  GAQ reserves the right to refuse or cancel services, terminate accounts, or remove or edit content in our sole discretion.

Hyperlinks, Advertising, Sponsors & Third Party Content

This website may contain the content of third parties (“Third Party Content”).  This content may include, but is not limited to hyperlinks to external (third party) websites, paid advertisements and mention of program sponsors.  None of these things is to be taken as an endorsement, recommendation or approval of the third party, advertiser or sponsor or their products or services.  GAQ accepts no responsibility for the accuracy, currency or suitability or otherwise regarding Third Party Content.  Any use or reliance on such content is at your own risk and GAQ does not accept liability for any loss, damage, costs or expenses arising as a result of the use or reliance.

Where hyperlinks to third party websites are provided, GAQ makes no claims regarding the suitability or otherwise of the third party’s products or services to your needs, nor does it warrant the third party website is free of viruses, Trojans or other malicious software.

Should you have any queries, concerns or complaints regarding a third party’s website please refer your query, concern or complaint to the third party.

The GAQ logo must not be reproduced or used in any way unless GAQ provides its prior approval in writing.

Contact Details

Should you have any queries or concerns regarding GAQ’s website Terms & Conditions please contact GAQ by emailing: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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