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Terms of Use

In order to make SeniorLink a comfortable and safe place for members to communicate, you agree to abide by our Terms of Use. Your commitment to this Terms of Use in all forums, chat rooms, e-mails and/or other members areas in the space of the website is requested, in order to protect you, our members.

SeniorLink's Terms of Use cover the following areas:
Bulletin Boards/Chatrooms
Thou shalt respect others

We encourage everyone to treat each other with mutual respect. You may not use chat or any other public space on the website to threaten, harass, stalk, or abuse others. Refrain from all expressions of bigotry, racism, hatred, or profanity.

SeniorLink staff may eject or ban users, as well as remove postings, that violate the Terms of Use.

Thou shalt keep it legal

You cannot use the chat or forums to publish, post, distribute, or disseminate defamatory, obscene, or other unlawful material or information.

Do not upload files or post messages that contain photos, software or other material protected by intellectual property laws, rights of privacy or publicity or any other applicable law unless you own or control the rights thereto or have received all necessary consents.

Do not post any materials (including software and other information) that could harm (or is designed to harm) other users' computers or would allow others to inappropriately access software or Web sites.

Thou shalt play fair

SeniorLink cannot tolerate disruptive activity online, such as persistent off-topic comments and postings or statements that incite others to violate this Terms of Use or participate in illegal activities.

Thou shalt not spam

Please don't "spam" through the chat or forums. Spamming includes sending identical and irrelevant submissions to many different discussion groups, mailing lists or communities. Usually such postings have nothing to do with the particular topic of the group or are of no real interest to those on the mailing list.

To spam also includes misrepresenting the source of anything you say or post. Spamming is a serious violation of online etiquette.

We reserve the right to ban a member at any time, without notice, for spamming.

Thou shalt take responsibility

You are responsible and liable for all your activities while participating in SeniorLink membership areas. You are responsible for any actions you may take based on advice or information you receive online. Use your own good judgment when evaluating information provided through chat or forums, the information you are reading could be from people of any age, gender or experience.

Thou shall not use SeniorLink membership services for commercial gain

SeniorLink provides chat facilities and forums exclusively to SeniorLink members to help people make contact with one another, it is not a place to promote or advertise products or services (to advertise your product or service, please refer to our advertisers page at www.seniorlink.com.au/advertising.shtml) or publish inappropriate material. SeniorLink reserves the right to modify or delete listings at any time.

Thou shalt protect your own privacy

We advise you not to give out personal details such as credit card numbers, names and addresses, email addresses or other personal data to strangers online. These may be used for illegal or harmful purposes.

- To read the SeniorLink Privacy Policy please click here.

Membership
Newsletter

We ask all SeniorLink members for permission to send an informative monthly newsletter (until such time as you cancel your SeniorLink membership). Members are also advised that they must abide by the laws of their country when using the SeniorLink site. Any information at this site is provided for your information and entertainment only, it does not constitute professional advice or recommendation. You understand and agree that the Service is provided "as is" and that SeniorLink assumes no responsibility for the timeliness, deletion, mis-delivery or failure of any user communications or site content.

Passwords

You will receive a password and account designation upon completing the registration process. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the password and account, and are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your password or account. You agree to (a) immediately notify SeniorLink of any unauthorized use of your password or account or any other breach of security, and (b) ensure that you exit from your account at the end of each session. SeniorLink cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with this

Content

You understand that all information, data, text, software, music, sound, photographs, graphics, video, messages or other materials ("Content"), whether publicly posted or privately transmitted, are the sole responsibility of the person from which such Content originated. This means that you, and not SeniorLink, are entirely responsible for all Content that you upload, post, email or otherwise transmit via SeniorLink's website. SeniorLink does not control all of the Content posted at SeniorLink's website and, as such, does not guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of such Content. You understand that by using SeniorLink's website, you may be exposed to (but highly unlikely) Content that is offensive, indecent or objectionable. Under no circumstances will SeniorLink be liable in any way for any Content, including, but not limited to, for any errors or omissions in any Content, or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any Content posted, emailed or otherwise transmitted via SeniorLink's website.

Competitions
Who can enter competitions?

Open only to SeniorLink members who are 18 years or older at time of entry. Employees of SeniorLink, their affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies and their immediate family members are not eligible.

What chance do I have of winning?

Odds of winning each prize depend on the total number of eligible entries received for the drawing.

If I win, how will I be notified?

Winners will be notified by email. We reserve the right to publish winners' names on our site and in our publications. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission to the sponsor and its agencies to use winner's name and/or likeness for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation, unless prohibited by law.

Is my information kept private?

All information will be kept confidential - we do not transfer or resell our marketing databases to other organisations for use in their online or direct mail marketing campaigns.

How long do I have to receive prize?

Winners will have up to 14 days from the date of attempted notification to respond to the notification. Winner may make no substitution or transfer of prize.

Each winner may be required to provide SeniorLink with proof that the winner is the authorised account holder of the e-mail address associated with the winning entry. If a selected winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible, fails to claim a prize, or fails to return a completed and executed affidavit and release as required, an alternate winner will be selected.

What am I responsible for?

All federal and state taxes, insurance, licensing, registration and title fees are the sole responsibility of the winner. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply.

Sponsor reserves the right to substitute prize of equal value.

When do I own the prize?

Title to goods is retained by SeniorLink until goods are distributed and at that time title passes to the winner, upon receipt of goods.

What else do I need to know?

By participating in a promotion, entrants agree to be bound by the decisions of the judges.

SeniorLink will not be responsible for lost, late, misdirected, mutilated or illegible or misdirected mail, for technical, hardware or software failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections or failed, incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmissions which may limit a user's ability to participate in the promotion.

Disclaimers

SeniorLink hereby expressly disclaims all warranties either expressed or implied warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. This disclaimer by SeniorLink in no way affects the terms of the manufacturer's warranty if any.

Neither SeniorLink nor any of their employees makes any warranty, express or implied, or assumes any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information, apparatus, product, or process disclosed, or represents that its use would not infringe privately-owned rights.

Reference herein to any specific commercial product, process, or service by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise does not necessarily constitute or imply its endorsement, recommendation, or favouring by SeniorLink or any agency thereof. The views and opinions expressed herein do not necessarily state or reflect those of SeniorLink.

SeniorLink may terminate the contest early at its own discretion provided that all prizes will still be awarded. Winners will be drawn from entries received prior to the termination of the contest.

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