Terms and Conditions

This policy of terms and conditions of use (“Terms and Conditions”) sets out the terms by which you may access and use http://www.womendonors.org.au (“Website”). Australian Women Donors Network ACN 141 197 471 (“Women Donors”, “We”, “Us” and “Our”) own and run the Website to give you (“You”, “Your” and “User”) the opportunity to access organisations, services and other people aiming to advance the cause, rights and welfare of women and girls (“Website Purpose”).

In addition to these Terms and Conditions, Women Donors recommends that:

  • (a)  all users read the Women Donors Privacy Policy at http://www.womendonors.org.au/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=75 for more information about the collection and use of Your Network Registration Details and Project Details;
  • (b)  Funders participating in the Project Showcase read the “Funders Guidelines” at http://www.womendonors.org.au/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=74; and
  • (c)  Organisations participating in the Project Showcase read the “Participating Organisations Guidelines” at http://www.womendonors.org.au/index.php?option=com_sobi2&Itemid=165.

1. Nature of these Terms and Conditions

By using the Website, You agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions. These Terms and Conditions constitute a binding legal agreement between You and Us in respect of Your use of the Website. If You do not accept these Terms and Conditions, You must refrain from using the Website.

2. Use of the Website

You will use the Website for non-commercial purposes only and in accordance with the Website Purpose. Particularly, in using the Website, You agree not to:

  • (a)  partake in any activity that disrupts (or has the potential to disrupt) Women Donors’ ability to facilitate and operate the Website;
  • (b)  partake in any activity which obstructs any other users’ ability to use the Website;
  • (c)  use the Website to collect Details or any other information about any other user to send them any communication, unless that user has previously expressly agreed to receiving that communication;
  • (d)  utilise automated scripts in order to gather data, or post, transmit, upload, share, store or otherwise make accessible any content, to disrupt or affect the ability of the Website or any hardware, to properly function;
  • (e)  post, transmit, upload, share, store or otherwise make accessible any content that affects any other users’ use of the Website; and
  • (f)  use the Website in any other way that may impair the Website or the reputation of Women Donors.

3. Registration to the Australian Women Donors Network

Users are given the option to complete the “Contact Form” on the Website to join the Australian Women Donors Website Network (“Network”). To complete the “Contact Form”, You must provide us with Your title, name, email address and phone number, and may also provide us with further details, including Your address and details of an organisation that You represent (together “Network Registration Details”).

You agree to provide Women Donors with true and accurate Network Registration Details and to promptly update those Network Registration Details by emailing This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . If You provide any Network Registration Details that are false, inaccurate or inappropriate, or if Women Donors has reasonable grounds to suspect that any of Your Network Registration Details are false, inaccurate or inappropriate, Women Donors has the right to delete Your Network Registration Details and to take any other action that it reasonably determines to be appropriate.

4. Option to Receive Communications from our Principal Partners

When registering yourself to join Our Network, You will be given the option of receiving communications from Our Principal Partners. Currently, Women Donors’ Principal Partners are ANZ Private/ANZ Trustees and the Pratt Foundation. By selecting the tick box, You are agreeing to receive communications via email (and mail if You provide us with a postal address when registering Your Network Registration Details) from Our Principal Partners about their products and services.

Women Donors is not responsible nor endorses the content of any communications sent to You by Our Principal Partners. You may chose to opt out of receiving communications from Our Principal Partners at any time by emailing This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

5. Project Showcase

Women Donors aims to give Users the opportunity to engage with others and bring their attention to projects dealing with women’s and girls’ issues, through the Project Showcase at http://www.womendonors.org.au/index.php?option=com_sobi2&Itemid=165 (“Project Showcase”).

The Project Showcase allows organisations (“Participating Organisations”) to request Women Donors to post to the Website details of projects that they oversee that benefit women and girls (“Project”). Users may then navigate the different Projects listed on the Website and, at their own discretion, take action to involve themselves with Projects (“Funders”).

6. Participating Organisations

In order to have a Project posted to the Website, Participating Organisations must complete the “Register a Project” page on the Website. To complete the “Register a Project”  page, Participating Organisations must provide Women Donors with information in a number of required fields, including project name and the name of the Participating Organisation. Registration of a Project cannot proceed unless all required fields are completed. In completing the “Registered a Project” page, Participating Organisations are also given the opportunity to provide extra optional details, including a hyperlink to a website, photographs, a fax number and street address. Any and all details that a Participating Organisation submits via the “Register a Project” page, be it required or elective information, is known as “Project Material”. 

Once a Participating Organisation has submitted Project Material to Women Donors, We will then review the Project Material to determine, in Our absolute discretion, whether to post the Project Material to the Website. This review process may take up to 30 days and Women Donors is unable to provide an update to Participating Organisations on the status of submitted Project Material. Women Donors will re-instigate the Project Showcase at the end of each calendar year commencing in December 2011. It is the sole responsibility of a Participating Organisation to re-submit Project Material in respect of each Project it wishes to include in the Project Showcase at the beginning of each calendar year commencing in January 2010.

In submitting Project Material, Participating Organisations agree to provide Women Donors with true and accurate details and to promptly update Project Material by emailing This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . If a Participating Organisation provides any Project Material that is false, inaccurate or inappropriate, or if Women Donors has reasonable grounds to suspect that any of Your Network Registration Details are false, inaccurate or inappropriate, Women Donors has the right to delete any Project Material from the Website, remove references to the Project from the Website and to take any other action that it reasonably determines to be appropriate. 

Participating Organisations agree and warrant not to submit Project Material that is illegal; defamatory; pornographic, obscene or sexually explicit; discriminatory to any race, ethnic group, religion, or sect; discriminatory or offensive to the disabled or any physically, socially or economically disadvantaged sector of the community; discriminatory against any persons of a particular gender or sexual persuasion; discriminatory against any professional or trade group; offensive, or derogatory to any person or persons; misleading; deceptive; inaccurate; likely to in any way interfere with or harm the business or rights of any person or entity or to interfere in any way with the natural course of business or individual rights; breaches copyright or other intellectual property rights; or will be contrary to the terms of any binding confidentiality or other agreement nor breach the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) or equivalent or any other laws or legal requirement.

7. Projects and Project Material

Participating Organisations are legally responsible for all Project Details and any and all Projects connected to them. Women Donors is not responsible for any Project nor its Project Details. Any link to the website of  a Project is clicked on entirely at Your own risk. We strongly encourage Funders to carry out their own due diligence before involving themselves or donating funds to any Participating Organisation, or otherwise in respect of any Project.

8. Intellectual Property

All material contained on the Website (including but not limited to photos, text, visual and audiovisual works), the design of the Website, the appearance of the Website and the layout of the Website (together, the “Website Aspects”) is owned by or licensed to Women Donors (unless otherwise acknowledged on the Website) and protected by copyright under the laws of Australia and other countries. All modifications and improvements of the Website and the Website Aspects will be owned by Women Donors.

Except as necessary for the use of the Website on Your browser, or as permitted under the Copyright Act 1968 (Cth) or other applicable laws, a Website Aspect may not be used, adapted, reproduced, uploaded to a third party site, framed, linked to, published, transmitted or distributed in any way without Women Donors’ prior written consent.

9. Third Party Sites and Advertisements

The Website may contain links to other websites which are not maintained or controlled by Women Donors, including websites of our principal partners and websites of Participating Organisations (“Third Party Sites”).  Third Party Sites are not part of the Website and we provide links to them for Your convenience.  Women Donors makes no representations or warranties about any Third Party Site, and does not endorse, nor does it accept any responsibility for, the content or use of any Third Party Site.

10. No Warranties

Except to the extent that the law implies warranties into these Terms and Conditions (“Implied Warranties”), all conditions, warranties and other provisions which might have been implied into these Terms and Conditions or otherwise in relation to the Website or Women Donors, are excluded.

11. Liability

Women Donors’ liability and responsibility is excluded in respect of any and all loss or damage, whether direct or indirect, resulting from Your or any other users Network Registration Details or use of the Website.

You agree to indemnify and hold Women Donors, its officers, employees, agents, subsidiaries and affiliates harmless from all claims, demands, loss, damages, costs, penalties, liabilities or expenses (including legal fees) made against Women Donors by any third party due to or arising out of or in connection with Your use of the Website or Your breach of these Terms and Conditions.

12. Modification of these Terms and Conditions

We reserve the right to modify these Terms and Conditions in whole or in part from time to time without providing notice to You.  Any amendments made to these Terms and Conditions will be effective immediately upon our posting them to the Website.  Your continued use of the Website represents Your agreement to be bound by the amended Terms and Conditions.  

13. Governing law

These Terms and Conditions are governed by and will be construed in accordance with the laws of Victoria, Australia, without giving effect to its conflict of laws provisions or Your actual state or country of residence.

14. Contact

If You have any questions, comments or concerns about these Terms and Conditions, please contact the CEO Julie Reilly at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

 
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