Terms of Service

Terms of Service

This website and its contents are owned or licensed by Taking Stock and the National Enterprise for Rural Community Wellbeing at the University of South Australia.

Use of this website

You may only use this website if you are at least 18 years of age. The content of this website is not intended for persons under 18 years of age and we do not knowingly collect personal data from, or allow, such persons to register their details on this website. If it comes to our attention that we have collected personal data from such a person, we may delete this information without further notice.

We may use any data or information gathered from your use of this website, or provided by you in a deidentified form, for research purposes.

Agreement to terms of service

To the maximum extent permitted by law, these terms and conditions (referred to as “Terms of Service”) govern the use of this website, and we may amend them from time to time. Every time you use this website or submit your details, you are acknowledging to us that you:

(a) have read the Terms of Service as they stand at the time and agree to be bound by them; and

(b) are at least 18 years of age; and

(c) live in Australia.

If any of these Terms are illegal or unenforceable at law, they may be severed and the remaining Terms of Service will continue in full force and effect.

Our intellectual property

Unless expressly stated otherwise, we own or have rights to use all content appearing on this website (including trade marks, logos and copyright material). You must not use any trade marks, logos, copyright material or other content on this website, except with our express written consent or as permitted under applicable Australian and international laws.

The information on this website is provided for non-commercial electronic viewing by individuals or organisations only. Any third party information or content contained within the Taking Stock website is the property of its respective owners. No part may be reproduced by any process, except as permitted under the applicable intellectual property legislation, without express permission of the respective owners.

Material published on the Internet is protected by the same laws of copyright which apply to books, videos and music. Unless expressly stated otherwise, you are not permitted to copy or republish content contained within this website without the copyright owner’s permission.

Content we provide

Unless stated otherwise, we grant to you a personal, non-transferable, non-exclusive and revocable license to use any information on the website or files that we expressly state are available for download on this website. You must not copy, communicate to the public, modify, reverse engineer, or otherwise transfer any right in that information or those files.

We cannot guarantee that any information obtained from this website is free from computer viruses, other faults or defects. It is your responsibility to scan the information for computer viruses, and you assume the risk of any damage to your computer and associated equipment arising out of installation, downloading, or use of content or materials on this website.

Links to external websites

Our website may contain links to other websites or advertisements of goods and services available from third parties. We are not responsible for the content of those websites or advertisements, or any goods or services made available on them. Unless we expressly state otherwise, we are in no way endorsing, sponsoring or suggesting an affiliation with that party or their goods or services.

Your personal information and privacy

In order to use certain aspects of the website, you may be required to input personal details including your name, email address and phone number. In doing so, you consent to receive updates and/or newsletters from Taking Stock. You may unsubscribe from these updates at any time and your information will be used strictly in line with the Taking Stock Privacy Policy. 

Our Privacy Policy sets out the physical, electronic and security measures we will take to protect your personal information. All records containing personal information will remain confidential and no information collected that could lead to identification of any individual will be released, unless you have provided us with your express consent or disclosure is required by law.

We will make a record of all visits to this website using tools such as the Google Analytics Web statistics service. We log the following information for statistical purposes—IP address, the date and time of the visit to the site, the pages accessed and documents downloaded, the previous site visited and the type of browser and OS being used.

We will also collect data about website use for all people who use the website. We may use this information for research purposes and/or to improve the website for other farmers and their supporters. This information will be presented on an aggregate level and will not identify any individual person.

Please note that:

By supplying us with personal information through this website, you accept the inherent security risk of dealing online over the Internet. To the maximum extent permitted by law, you agree not to hold us responsible for any unauthorised access to your personal information.

Not professional or medical advice

The website is provided as a self-help service and your use of the website will not be monitored or reviewed by a clinician.

This website is not intended to be a substitute for professional advice. The diagnosis and treatment of a clinical condition can only be undertaken in a consultation with a qualified healthcare professional. You should always seek the advice of a qualified healthcare professional with any questions you have regarding your mental health, health or a medical condition.

No information provided on this website, or questions asked of users, is intended to be used as medical advice and should not be used to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any medical or mental health condition, nor should it be used for therapeutic purposes.

Limitation of liability

We provide this website on an “as is” basis. We will take all reasonable steps to ensure that this website is accurate, but make no representation as to its accuracy, completeness, currency or the reliability of its content.

To the maximum extent permitted by law, you also waive any and all claims that you may have against us arising from your use of this website.

Governing law

To the extent permitted by law, the laws of South Australia, Australia, govern these Terms of Service. By using this website, you expressly accept all conditions contained here in full. You must not use this website if you have any objection to any of these Terms.

Comments and complaints

Taking Stock welcome feedback from users and take complaints seriously. To provide any comments to us, please contact us via this form.


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