MBRC eServices Website
Terms of Service
This website is owned and operated by Moreton Bay Regional
Council (ABN: 92 967 232 136). By accessing and/or using this
website and related services, you agree to these Terms and
Conditions, which include our Privacy Statement (Terms). You should review our
Privacy Statement and these Terms carefully and immediately cease
using our website if you do not agree to these Terms.
In these Terms, 'us', 'we' and 'our' means Moreton Bay Regional
Council (ABN: 92 967 232 136).
1.1 You may need to be a registered member to access certain
features of our website.
1.2 When you register and activate your account, you will provide
us with personal information such as your name, email address and
telephone number. You must ensure that this information is accurate
and current. We will handle all personal information we collect in
accordance with our Privacy Statement.
1.3 When you register and activate your account, we may provide you
with a user name and password. You are responsible for keeping this
user name and password secure and are responsible for all use and
activity carried out under this user name.
2. Collection Notice
2.1 We collect personal information about you in order to provide
you with Council's electronic services and for the purposes
otherwise set out in our Privacy Statement.
2.2 We may also disclose your personal information to third parties
that help us to deliver our services (including information
technology suppliers ) or as required by law. If you do not
provide this information, we may not be able to provide all of our
services to you.
2.3 Our Privacy Statement and Information Privacy Plan explains: (i) how we store and use, and how you may
access and correct your personal information; (ii) how you can
lodge a complaint regarding the handling of your personal
information; and (iii) how we will handle any complaint. If you
would like any further information about our privacy policies or
practices, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or
by phone on (07) 3205 0555.
2.4 By providing your personal information to us, you consent to
the collection, use, storage and disclosure of that information as
described in the Privacy Statement and these Terms.
3. Accuracy, completeness and timeliness of information
3.1 The information on our website is not comprehensive and may not
be up-to-date or error-free. While we use all reasonable attempts
to ensure the accuracy and completeness of the information on our
website, to the extent permitted by law, we make no warranty
regarding the information on this website.
3.2 We are not liable to you or anyone else if interference with or
damage to your computer systems occurs in connection with the use
of this website or a linked website. You must take your own
precautions to ensure that whatever you select for your use from
our website is free of viruses or anything else (such as worms or
Trojan horses) that may interfere with or damage the operations of
your computer systems.
3.3 We may, from time to time and without notice, change or add to
the website (including these Terms) or the information, products or
services described in it. However, we do not undertake to keep the
website updated. We are not liable to you or anyone else if errors
occur in the information on the website or if that information is
4. Linked sites
4.1 Our website may contain links to websites operated by third
parties. Those links are provided for convenience and may not
remain current or be maintained. Unless expressly stated otherwise,
we do not endorse and are not responsible for the content on those
linked websites and have no control over or rights in those linked
5. Intellectual property rights
5.1 Unless otherwise indicated, we own or license from third
parties all rights, title and interest (including copyright,
designs, patents, trademarks and other intellectual property
rights) in this website and in all of the material (including all
text, graphics, logos, audio and software) made available on this
5.2 Your use of this website and use of and access to any Content
does not grant or transfer any rights, title or interest to you in
relation to this website or the Content. However we do grant you a
licence to access the website and view the Content on the terms and
conditions set out in these Terms and, where applicable, as
expressly authorised by us and/or our third party licensors.
5.3 Any reproduction or redistribution of this website or the
Content is prohibited and may result in civil and criminal
penalties. In addition, you must not copy the Content to any other
server, location or support for publication, reproduction or
distribution is expressly prohibited.
5.4 All other use, copying or reproduction of this website, the
Content or any part of it is prohibited, except to the extent
permitted by law. However, you are permitted to make one copy of
the Terms for your future reference.
6. No commercial use
6.1 This website is for your personal, non-commercial use only. You
may not modify, copy, distribute, transmit, display, perform,
reproduce, publish, license, commercially exploit, create
derivative works from, transfer, or sell any Content, software,
products or services contained within this website. You may not use
this website, or any of its Content, to further any commercial
7. Unacceptable activity
7.1 You must not do any act that we reasonably consider to be
inappropriate, is unlawful or is prohibited by any laws applicable
to our website, including but not limited to:
(a) any act that would constitute a breach of either the privacy
(including uploading private or personal information without an
individual's consent) or any other of the legal rights of
(b) uploading files that contain viruses that may cause damage to
our property or the property of other individuals;
(c) posting or transmitting to this website any non-authorised
material including, but not limited to, material that is, in our
opinion, detrimental to or in violation of our systems or a third
party's systems or network security.
8. Warranties and disclaimers
8.1 To the maximum extent permitted by law, we make no warranties
or representations about this website or the Content, including but
not limited to warranties or representations that they will be
complete, accurate or up-to-date, that access will be uninterrupted
or error-free or free from viruses, or that this website will be
8.2 We reserve the right to restrict, suspend or terminate without
notice your access to this website, any Content, or any feature of
this website at any time without notice and we will not be
responsible for any loss, cost, damage or liability that may arise
as a result.
8.3 You warrant and declare that to the extent that you use our
website on behalf of another person (for example, to lodge a
development application for a person), that the other person has
consented in writing to your use of our website for that particular
8.4 You warrant that any information that you upload to, or input
into, our website is true and accurate to the best of your
knowledge and that you have used your best endeavours to ensure the
truth and accuracy of that information.
8.5 You warrant that you will comply with any other term or
condition which is specified on our website and which is not
included in these Terms (including without limitation - terms and
conditions relevant to fees and payments).
9.1 To the maximum extent permitted by law you release us from, and
in no event shall we be liable for, any direct or indirect loss,
damage, claim or expense - irrespective of the manner in which it
occurs - whether due to our own negligence or otherwise - which may
be suffered due to:
(a) your use of our website;
(b) the information or materials contained on the website;
(c) the inaccessibility of the website; or
(d) the fact that certain information or materials contained on the
website are incorrect, incomplete or not up-to-date,
and we may plead this release as a complete defence to any
proceedings connected with these matters.
9.2 You indemnify us and our employees, councillors, agents and
contractors (Those Indemnified) against any direct or
indirect loss, damage, claim or expense made against, or suffered
or incurred by, Those Indemnified, which arises from or is any way
(a) your use of our website;
(b) your use of the information or materials contained on the
(c) your breach of these Terms.
9.3 The indemnity in clause 9.2 is a continuing obligation and
survives termination, completion or expiration of these Terms.
It will not be necessary for us to incur any expense or to
make any payment before enforcing a right of indemnity conferred by
clause 9.2 and you must pay on demand any amount that you must pay
under an indemnity in clause 9.2.
10.1 These Terms may not be modified, amended or otherwise varied
except by a document containing our signed consent to the
modification, amendment or variation.
10.2 Any provision of these Terms which is held to be illegal, void
or unenforceable is only ineffective to the extent of that
illegality, voidness or unenforceability, without invalidating the
remaining provisions of these Terms.
10.3 These Terms are not to be construed adversely to a party just
because that party prepared them or caused them to be
10.4 Your use of the website and these Terms are governed by the law
of Queensland and you submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of
the courts exercising jurisdiction in Queensland.