1. Using Fearlessly Australian online services

By accessing and using the Fearlessly Australian Online Services, you agree to be bound by the terms outlined below and any additional terms (including House Rules) outlined within the specific service you access (Terms of Use). Please check this page regularly so you are aware of any updates to the terms. If you do not agree with any of the terms, as updated or amended, please do not use the Fearlessly Australian Online Services.

2. Contributing content

You are responsible for all content you contribute to any Fearlessly Australian Online Services, including text, photos, videos, audio and links (Your Content).

By contributing content to any Fearlessly Australian Online Service, you grant Fearlessly Australian a permanent, irrevocable, royalty-free, world-wide, non-exclusive licence (including a right to sub-licence) to use, reproduce, adapt and exploit Your Content in any way that we want, including but not limited to, in any media worldwide. You retain copyright and any other rights you hold in Your Content and can continue to share and commercialise your Content as you wish.

You confirm you own or have the right to use any copyright material included in Your Content (including music, photos, quotes and excerpts of audio or video), that you have permission of anyone appearing or performing in Your Content and that you are not infringing any person’s rights (including Moral Rights) by submitting the content to Fearlessly Australian. You also confirm you have, where appropriate, sought the consent of the parent or guardian of any person under the age of 18 who is featured in Your Content.

You indemnify Fearlessly Australian, on a full indemnity basis, for any real or potential loss that we may suffer because Your Content infringes the intellectual property rights (including Moral Rights) of a third party.

Please ensure you keep your own copies of Your Content as Fearlessly Australian may not archive, store or back-up Your Content nor continue to make Your Content accessible online.

Fearlessly Australian will endeavour to provide you with an appropriate credit when using Your Content on Fearlessly Australian platforms, though you understand and agree that this may not always be possible. Accordingly, you agree to Fearlessly Australian using, reproducing, adapting or exploiting all or any part of Your Content with or without attribution or authorship.

3. Fearlessly Australian online communities

While encouraging rigorous debate and the sharing of diverse opinions, Fearlessly Australian expects community members to treat each other with respect and courtesy. These standards apply to interaction within all Fearlessly Australian Online Services including official Fearlessly Australian accounts established on third-party social media sites.

You understand and agree that Fearlessly Australian has ultimate editorial control over all its online services. Fearlessly Australian may edit, remove or exercise its discretion not to publish your contribution for legal, editorial or operational reasons including if Fearlessly Australian! considers it to be:

  1. defamatory, or otherwise unlawful or that it violates laws regarding harassment, discrimination, racial vilification, privacy or contempt;
  2. intentionally false or misleading;
  3. an infringement of intellectual property rights including copyright;
  4. abusive, offensive or obscene;
  5. inappropriate, off topic, repetitive or vexatious. For example reserves the right to reject contributions that have been widely canvassed in the forum. It also reserves the right to reject contributions from participants who seek to dominate the discussion;
  6. compromising the privacy of any person or containing inappropriate personal information;
  7. seeking to endorse commercial products or services;
  8. seeking to directly solicit donations;
  9. brings! or any other party into disrepute;
  10. involves deliberate provocation of other community members; or
  11. impersonating someone else and/or posting on behalf of a suspended member.

If you breach these Terms of Use, Fearlessly Australian may, in its absolute discretion, close or disable your account or block your account or contributions.

Fearlessly Australian values the role of its communities in guiding content standards and etiquette among members. If you have concerns about inappropriate content on a Fearlessly Australian Online Service you can alert us.

When accessing or participating in a Fearlessly Australian third party platform, such as channels, pages or feeds hosted on an external site, you agree to comply with the terms and conditions specified by that third party platform. 

Fearlessly Australian recommends you make sure you understand the privacy settings for each platform with which you engage and choose appropriate options to protect your personal details and content shared.

4. Use of Fearlessly Australian content

All intellectual property rights in the content, software and systems owned by or licensed to Fearlessly Australian through any of Fearlessly Australian’s Online Services, including logos, images, names, designs, trade marks and copyright (Fearlessly Australian Content) are reserved to Fearlessly Australian and it’s licensors.

Such content is provided for your personal, non-commercial use only. 

5. Children

The online protection of children is a shared responsibility between Fearlessly Australian, the parent/guardian and the child. Fearlessly Australian aims to ensure that children and young people (under 18) who engage with our online spaces understand the possible risks they face and how to minimise them.

6. Privacy

Any personal details and data acquired by Fearlessly Australian from your participation in any Fearlessly Australian Online Services will be used only in accordance with Fearlessly Australian’s Privacy Policy.

7. Disclaimers and Australian Consumer Law

Fearlessly Australian does not endorse the views or material contained in the contributions of members of the public or third party sites. Fearlessly Australian is not responsible for the content, availability or performance of external sites linked to or hosting Fearlessly Australian Online Services.

Fearlessly Australian Online Services are provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis. You understand and agree that you use Fearlessly Australian Online Services at your own discretion and risk and that you will be solely responsible for any damage or loss whatsoever that results from such use. Apart from the Australian Consumer Law guarantee set out below, Fearlessly Australian disclaims to the fullest extent permitted by law all guarantees, warranties or representations of merchantability, acceptable quality and fitness for any purpose, security, reliability, accuracy, timeliness, and performance of Fearlessly Australian Online Services and any content contained therein.

Our services come with guarantees that cannot be excluded under the Australian Consumer Law. For major failures with the service, you are entitled:

  1. to cancel your service contract with us; and
  2. to a refund for the unused portion, or to compensation for its reduced value (if any).

You are also entitled to be compensated for any other reasonably foreseeable loss or damage. If the failure does not amount to a major failure you are entitled to have problems with the service rectified in a reasonable time and, if this is not done, to cancel your contract and obtain a refund for the unused portion of the contract.

8. Enquiries/complaints

If you have concerns about inappropriate or infringing content accessed through any Fearlessly Australian Online Services, please alert the moderator of that service where available.

9. Registration

You may be required to register an account in order to access and/or contribute to certain Fearlessly Australian Online Services.

Any identifying or contact details required for registration will only be used in accordance with the Fearlessly Australian’s Privacy Policy.

Fearlessly Australian may refuse registration of users whose suggested login names are considered inappropriate, impersonating another person or attempting to create multiple accounts for or on behalf of a suspended member.

You may terminate your account at any time by unsubscribing (where that option is available) or by contacting Fearlessly Australian. However, your content may continue to be available online after termination.

Fearlessly Australian may suspend or block your account if you breach these Terms of Use.

September 2021

Fearless Australians