Terms and conditions

As the lead agency for the National Beef Production Research, Development and Extension Strategy, the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries (DAF) takes responsibility for the following legal aspects of this website.

Copyright

© The State of Queensland, Department of Agriculture and Fisheries, 2017.

The Queensland Government supports and encourages the dissemination and exchange of public sector information. All data and other material produced by the Department constitute Crown copyright.

Unless otherwise noted, and with the exception of the Queensland Government logo, images, and other material or devices protected by a trademark, subject to review by the Queensland Government, all copyright content on this website is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia (CC BY) licence. To view the licence terms, click the icon or visit http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/au/deed.en.

Under this licence you are free (without having to seek permission from DAF), to use this information in accordance with the licence terms. You must keep intact the copyright notice and attribute the State of Queensland, Department of Agriculture and Fisheries as the source of the material.

Please note: Some information on this website may contain different copyright conditions – as indicated.

The Queensland Government has undertaken reasonable enquiries to identify material owned by third parties and secure permission for its reproduction. To the extent that copyright subsists in a third party, it remains with the original owner and permission may need to be obtained to reuse their material.

Apart from any use explicitly granted by a licence, or permitted exceptions under the Copyright Act 1968, (including statutory licences and fair dealing provisions), all other rights are reserved.

For permission beyond the scope of the licence or the Copyright Act 1968, enquiries should be directed to crown.copyright@qld.gov.au.

Disclaimer

The Department of Agriculture and Fisheries (DAF), Queensland, makes no representations about the content and suitability of DAF materials presented online for any purpose. Specifically, DAF does not warrant, guarantee or make any representations regarding the correctness, accuracy, reliability, currency, or any other aspect regarding characteristics or use of the information presented in DAF materials. The user accepts sole responsibility and risk associated with the use and results of DAF materials, irrespective of the purpose to which such use or results are applied. Users should confirm information from another site if it is of sufficient importance for them to do so. In no event shall DAF be liable for any special, indirect or consequential damages or any damages whatsoever resulting from loss of use, data or profits, whether in an action of contract, negligence or tort, rising out of or in connection with the use or performance of DAF materials.

Third party sites

You should be aware that third party sites are not under the control of the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries. Therefore DAF can make no representation concerning the content of these sites to you, nor can the fact that DAF has referred you to these sites serve as an endorsement by DAF of any of these sites.

The Department of Agriculture and Fisheries provides these references only as a convenience to you. This is to inform you that DAF does not warrant, guarantee or make any representations regarding the correctness, accuracy, reliability, currency, or any other aspect regarding characteristics or use of the information presented on these sites.

Where software is offered by a third party site, you are advised that DAF may not have tested this software and therefore cannot make any representations regarding the quality, safety or suitability of any software found there. There are inherent dangers in the use of any software found on the Internet, and DAF cautions you to make sure that you completely understand the risk before retrieving any software on the Internet.

File formats

The Queensland Government is currently investigating alternate electronic ways to make information available. In cases where the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries is unable to provide documents in an accessible electronic format, we are able to offer a hardcopy version free of charge to those members of the public who are unable to read the file.

Privacy and security

The Department of Agriculture and Fisheries is committed to protecting user privacy as specified under the Information Privacy Act 2009. We understand and appreciate that visitors to, and users of, this website, are concerned about their privacy and the confidentiality and security of information they provide to us.

When you visit this website, our server makes a record of your visit and logs information for statistical purposes only.

No attempt will be made to identify users, or their browsing activities, unless we are lawfully required to do so for investigation or law enforcement purposes.

Your personal details

Personal information provided by you when registering for an event or newsletter will be collected and provided to the relevant FutureBeef partner agency for the purposes of managing your registration or evaluating an event.

Your name and address details will not be added to a mailing list nor will we disclose these details to third parties without your consent unless required to do so by law.

All applications on this website contain a privacy statement specific to the purpose for which it is being used.

Links to other sites

This website contains links to other websites. The Department is not responsible for the content and privacy practices of other websites.

Cookies

This website uses cookies to store information only. If you have configured your browser to reject all cookies you will still be able to generally browse through the site.

When you visit this website, our server makes a record of your visit and logs information for statistical purposes only. This information includes, the user’s server address, the user’s top level domain name (for example .com, .gov, .au, etc), the date and time you visited the site, the pages accessed and documents downloaded, the previous site visited, and the type of browser you use.

No attempt will be made to identify users, or their browsing activities, unless we are lawfully required to do so for investigation or law enforcement purposes.

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a message given to a web browser by a web server. The browser stores the message in a text file called cookie.txt. The message is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.

The main purpose of cookies is to identify users and possibly prepare customised web pages for them. When you enter a website which is using cookies, you may be asked to fill out a form providing such information as your name and interests. This information is packaged into a cookie and sent to your web browser which stores it for later use. The next time you go to the same website, your browser will sent the cookie to the web server. The server can use this information to present you with custom web pages.

Emails and web forms

This is a Queensland Government website. Email correspondence sent to email addresses on this site, or information submitted via web forms on this site, will be treated as a public record and will be retained as required by the Public Records Act 2002 and other relevant regulations.

Your name and address details will not be added to a mailing list nor will we disclose these details to third parties without your consent (except for correspondence to public email lists) unless required by law. Email messages may be monitored by our information technology staff for system trouble-shooting and maintenance purposes.

Contact

If you have any queries about our privacy and security practices, please email us.