ACFID Website Terms and Conditions of Use

Welcome to the ACFID website.

1. Your use of ACFID’s website is deemed to be your acceptance of these Terms of Use. Please read them carefully.

Lawful Purposes

2. You agree to use ACFID’s website only for lawful purposes, and in a manner that does not infringe the rights of or restrict or inhibit the use and enjoyment of the website by any third party. This includes conduct which is unlawful or which may harass or cause distress or inconvenience to any person, the transmission of obscene or offensive content or disruption to the website.

3. You must not post or transmit via ACFID’s website any unlawful, defamatory, obscene, offensive or scandalous material, or any material that constitutes or encourages conduct that would contravene any law.


4. Your use of ACFID’s website does not:

  • affect or reduce any obligation owed to you by any Agency;
  • reduce any obligation you owe to any Agency.

5. ACFID’s website is not a substitute for independent professional advice and you should obtain any appropriate professional advice relevant to your particular circumstances.


6. Comments on ACFID’s website are provided by, and are the responsibility of, the person or people who made such postings. We do not endorse, support, or guarantee the truthfulness, accuracy, or reliability of any the comments posted on the website or endorse any of the opinions expressed.

7. We take reasonable care in linking to other websites but we have no direct control over the content presented in those websites or the availability of those websites.

8. We make no representation that the material on any linked websites does not infringe the intellectual property rights or any other rights of any person. We do not authorise the reproduction of such material.

9. We do not endorse or recommend any links to external websites, or third party content, including products and services offered by, from or through those websites or their content.


10. The development and management of ACFID’s website is coordinated by us; however, some interactions with the website occur on systems under the control of third party business partners.

11. ACFID is responsible for the security of information while it is collected by, stored on or passing through the ACFID website (see ACFID’s Privacy Policy).

12. We strive to protect comments and information you provide on this website. We will use all reasonable endeavours to ensure that your comments and information are not compromised. However, we cannot guarantee that no harmful code* will enter the website. You should be aware of the risks associated with using websites.

13. We recommend that you use appropriate and up-to-date firewall and anti-virus software to protect your computer systems.


14. For more information about how we protect your privacy and personal information, please see our Privacy Policy (Insert link to Privacy Policy page).

15. In order to participate in, and contribute to the ACFID website, you may be required to register and provide an email address.

16. We will only use and disclose your personal information to a person, body or other Agency:

  • to provide you with a service that you have requested;
  • as authorised by law, for example, if a law enforcement authority or court order lawfully directs us to disclose the information of a user.


17. These Terms of Use are governed by the laws of the Australian Capital Territory, Australia and you agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the Australian Capital Territory.

18. If any of these Terms of Use are held to be invalid, unenforceable or illegal for any reason, the remaining Terms of Use will continue in full force.

19. These Terms of Use do not negate any Terms or Conditions that apply to your use of any other website.

20. We may revise these Terms and Conditions from time to time.

21. Please contact us if you have any questions, problems or feedback regarding our site.


* harmful code: Any form of harmful, surreptitious code or other contaminants, including viruses, bugs, Trojan horses, spyware or adware.