Terms of use

1. General

1.1 This website is owned and operated by Meat & Livestock Australia Limited (ABN 39 081 678 364) ("MLA", "we" or "us"). Our main trading address in Australia is Level 1, 40 Mount Street, North Sydney, NSW Australia 2060.
1.2 "You" or "your" means a user of this website including, in the case of any minor, the minor's parent or guardian.
1.3 Your access to this website is subject to these terms and any additional terms, notices and disclaimers which appear on this website (“Terms of Use”). By using this website, you confirm that you accept these Terms of Use and that you agree to comply with them. If you do not agree to these Terms of Use, please do not use this website.
1.4 MLA may alter these Terms of Use from time to time without notice. Every time you wish to use this website, please check these terms to ensure you understand the terms which apply at that time. Your continued use of this website following those changes indicates your acceptance of those changes.
1.5 These Terms of Use refer to the following policies, which also apply to your use of this website (depending on where you are):

  • Privacy Policy or EU Privacy Notice, as applicable, which set out how we collect, handle, use, disclose and process any personal information or personal data (as the case may be), that we collect from you, or that you provide to us. By using this website, you consent to such collection, handling, use, disclosure and processing, and you warrant that all information and data provided by you is accurate.
  • Cookies Policy, which sets out information about the cookies on this website.

2. Copyright

2.1 All rights (including intellectual property rights such as copyright) in this website, its content and design are owned by or licensed to MLA. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.
2.2 You may make a temporary copy of part or all of this website for the sole purpose of viewing it, and print a copy for personal use.
2.3 You must not otherwise reproduce, adapt, store, transmit, print, display, publish or create derivative works from any part of the content or design of this website except with MLA's prior written consent or as permitted by applicable copyright legislation.

3. MLA publications, reports and information

3.1 All use of MLA publications, reports and information on this website is also subject to MLA’s Market Reports, Data and Information (Internal use only) Terms of Use.

4. Trade Marks

4.1 All trade marks, trade names, service marks and other product and service names and logos on this website are owned by or licensed to MLA and are protected by applicable trade mark and copyright laws.

5. Disclaimers

5.1 Where possible, care is taken to ensure the accuracy of the information contained on this website. However, it is not intended to amount to advice on which you should rely. You must obtain professional or specialist advice before taking, or refraining from, any action on the basis of the content on this website.  MLA cannot accept responsibility for the accuracy or completeness of the information or opinions contained on this website. You should make your own enquiries before making decisions concerning your interests.

Economic forecasting
5.2 Information contained on this website is obtained from a variety of sources, including third party sources. To MLA's knowledge the information accurately depicts existing and likely future market demand. However, MLA has not verified all third party information, and forecasts and projections are imprecise and subject to a high degree of uncertainty. MLA makes no representations and, to the extent permitted by law, excludes all warranties in relation to the information contained on this website.

5.3 This website may contain information related to nutrition. This information is not medical advice and you should consult a health professional before making any decisions concerning your interests.

6. Usernames and passwords

6.1 We may require you to register a username and password to permit you to access certain sections of this website. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality and security of your username and password and for all use or activity that occurs on your account, including unauthorised use or activity.
6.2 You must promptly notify MLA if there is any unauthorised use of your username or password.
6.3 MLA will not be responsible for any losses arising out of the unauthorised use of your username or password.
6.4 We have the right to disable any username or password at any time, if in our reasonable opinion you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of these Terms of Use.

7. Discussion forum

7.1 MLA does not verify or endorse, nor is it responsible for, any opinion or recommendation posted on this website.  We strongly recommend that you exercise discretion and scepticism and that you obtain professional advice before relying on any posting. If you do rely on any information in a posting, you do so solely at your own risk.

8. Content that you submit to us

8.1 If you post content on this website, you grant us an irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive, royalty-free, sub-licensable worldwide licence to use that content for any purpose, including marketing and promotion of our products and services from time to time. This includes a right to remove, modify, edit, crop, highlight and/or republish your content. 
8.2 To the extent required to enable us to exercise our rights under these terms, you consent to any act or omission that would otherwise infringe your moral rights (as defined in the Copyright Act 1968 (Cth), and including any similar rights which are conferred by statute and which exist, or come to exist, anywhere in the world) in any content that you post on this website or otherwise provide to MLA.
8.3 You must not defame, libel, ridicule, mock, disparage, threaten, harass, intimidate, abuse, bully, trick, defraud or mislead other users. You warrant that any content submitted by you does not infringe the intellectual property or other rights of any third party or constitute a misuse of any person's confidential information.
8.4 Inappropriate content (as determined by us) is unwelcome and may be removed without notice. MLA will fully cooperate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requesting or directing us to disclose the identity of anyone posting inappropriate content.

9. Linked/third party websites

9.1 This website may contain links to third party websites. These websites are not under the control of MLA and we are not responsible for the condition, the content or currency of any linked websites.
9.2 Links to third party websites are provided solely for your convenience and do not indicate, expressly or impliedly, any endorsement by MLA of the websites or the products or services provided in them. Nor does MLA endorse, approve or recommend the owners or operators of the linked websites.
9.3 You must not create or maintain any link from another website to this website without the prior written consent of MLA.

10. Collection of information and privacy

10.1 MLA may use “cookies” to make a record of your visit to this website and log your visit for statistical and business purposes. Such information may include your server address, domain name, IP address, the date and time of your visit, pages accessed, documents downloaded, previous website visited and the type of browser used. Some of this information may be capable of personally identifying you. Please refer to our Cookies Policy for more details.
10.2 MLA may also require you to complete an electronic form on this website and in doing so require you to provide personal information. Where applicable, we may request your consent for certain processing activities (eg. to receive marketing or promotional materials).
10.3 MLA will collect, store, use and disclose personal information or personal data, as the case may be, in accordance with its Privacy Policy or EU Privacy Notice, as applicable.

11. Security

11.1 MLA uses appropriate technical and organisational measures with the aim of making all information received from you secure against misuse, accidental loss, destruction or damage, and unauthorised access, modification and disclosure. However, MLA makes no warranty in respect of its security measures and, subject to applicable privacy and data protection laws (in respect of personal information and personal data only), is not responsible for any misuse, loss and unauthorised access, modification and disclosure of information provided by you to MLA.
11.2 Your access to and use of this website is at your own risk. The internet is not secure and MLA cannot guarantee that the website will be available or fault or virus free.
11.3 MLA is not liable to you or third parties if interference with or damage to your computer system occurs in connection with use of this website or any linked websites.

12. Liability

12.1 The Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth) (or equivalent regulation in other countries) may confer rights, guarantees and remedies on you in relation to the provision by MLA of goods and services, which cannot be excluded, restricted or modified. MLA does not exclude those rights. All other terms and guarantees and remedies are excluded.
12.2 Your access to and use of this website is at your own risk. To the maximum extent permitted by law and without limiting clause 12.1:
(a) this website is provided on an 'as is' basis and MLA does not warrant, guarantee or make any representation regarding the use, or the results of the use, of the website, including the correctness, accuracy, reliability, completeness or currency of the website or its content or that security of the website will not be breached;
(b) MLA disclaims all warranties and guarantees that this website and its content or any linked websites:
i. will be free from errors, interruptions to the use of the website, viruses, worms, Trojan horses, bugs or similar components;
ii. will not interfere with or damage your computer systems; or
iii. will not infringe the intellectual property rights of third parties; and
(c) MLA will not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, special or exemplary damages, losses, costs or expenses or lost profit, resulting from any use or misuse of this website or the information contained on this website.
12.3 To the maximum extent permitted by law, MLA's liability for breach of any consumer guarantee or any other mandatory local law, which cannot be excluded, is limited at the option of MLA to:
(a) in the case of services supplied or offered by MLA, which are not of a kind ordinarily acquired for personal, domestic or household use or consumption, resupplying or paying the cost of resupplying the service; or
(b) in the case of goods supplied or offered by MLA, which are not of a kind ordinarily acquired for personal, domestic or household use or consumption, replacing, supplying equivalent, repairing or paying the cost of replacing, supplying equivalent, repairing goods.

13. Governing Law

13.1 This website's server is hosted in Australia. These Terms of Use are governed by the law applicable in the State of New South Wales, Australia.

Last updated 1 March 2019