Terms of Use

Please read these terms and conditions carefully as they apply to your use of the weVolunteer website (https://www.wevolunteer.org.au/). By using this Site you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions.

By using the Site you understand and accept that the listed volunteer positions and organisations are independent organisations responsible for their own actions and posted content. They do not act as our agents. We cannot warrant the information provided to us and content posted to the Site and recommend that you substantiate this with individual organisations.

We may revise these terms and conditions from time to time by updating this posting. The revised terms will take effect when they are posted.

Please also visit our Privacy Policy to understand how we use and protect your personal information.

Before registering your information with weVolunteer, please visit the MyPass Privacy Policy and Collection Statement to understand how your registration information will be kept and managed.

1. Use of the Site

1.1 You may use this Site and save electronic copies or printed out copies of content contained on this Site for personal use only.

1.2 In using this Site, you must not:
1.2.1 Access or use this Site or its content in any manner or for any purpose that is illegal.
1.2.2 Post content that infringes on the intellectual property right of another person.
1.2.3 Post any content that you do not have a right to post.
1.2.4 Post any content that is defamatory or in contempt of any legal or other proceedings.
1.2.5 Post any content that is misleading or deceptive.
1.2.6 Post content that incites hatred or discrimination against any group of persons.
1.2.7 Post content that denounces religious or political beliefs, or includes religious or political material likely to be offensive.
1.2.8 Post content that is indecent, vulgar, pornographic, offensive or of a menacing character, or that is likely to annoy or concern.
1.2.9 Post unsolicited or unauthorised advertising or promotional materials.
1.2.10 Post viruses or similar software or data, designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware.
1.2.11 Misrepresent your relationship with any person or impersonate any person.
1.2.12 Use an automated device, software, process or means to retrieve, scrape or index the Site or any contact on the Site.
1.2.13 Use the Site to transmit any spam, chain or junk mail.
1.2.14 Use any device, software, process or means to attempt to disrupt or interfere with the Site or servers or other software, hardware, or equipment connected to or through the Site.
1.2.15 Violate any law relating to your use of the Site.
1.2.16 Collect or store personal data about other users of the Site.

1.3 In using the Site you must take precautions to ensure you are not exposed to viruses or other forms of malicious interference with your computer. We are not liable for any interference or damage caused to your own computer systems or data that arises in connection with the Site.

1.4 We will use all reasonable endeavours to ensure the Site is accessible, but reserve the right to terminate access to this site at any time without reason and without notice.

2. Intellectual Property

2.1 All content appearing on the Site is the property of Volunteers Victoria, unless otherwise indicated, and is protected by Australian copyright laws.

2.2 Unless expressly authorised by law you must not yourself, or participate in or permit any other person(s) to:
2.2.1 Sell, reproduce, distribute, modify, display, perform, prepare derivative works based on, repost or otherwise use content of this Site in any way;
2.2.2 Use content on this Site on other websites;
2.2.3 Otherwise infringe on the copyright or other intellectual property rights of any person in using the Site.

2.3 Any reproduction or distribution, except for personal, informational use, is a violation of our copyright. If you would like to make copies and/or distribute or in any way use content from this Site, please contact [email protected]

2.4 No actions you take on this Site will transfer to you copyright or other intellectual property rights or license you to exercise any copyright or other intellectual property rights, unless otherwise expressly stated.

2.5 In posting any content to the Site, subject to our Privacy Policy, you grant us a perpetual, irrevocable, royalty free license to use that content for the purpose of the Site.

3. External Links

3.1 This Site contains links to other internet sites maintained by third parties. These third party internet sites are not maintained by us and as such we cannot be held responsible for the contents of any linked site (including without limitation internet sites linked via advertisements), including that third party site’s accuracy, legality or decency.

3.2 The inclusion of any link on this Site does not imply endorsement by us. We are not responsible for copyright compliance of any linked internet site.

3.3 Use of links is at your own risk.

4. Endorsements Disclaimer

4.1 We do not endorse, support, sanction or verify the information or materials provided on this Site, or linked to from this Site.

4.2 Unless stated otherwise, we are not affiliated with the organisations mentioned or described on this site, and we make no representations or warranties with regard to those organisations or the information they make available through this Site.

4.3 We do not endorse or affiliate ourselves with the organisations linked to or from this Site.

5. Accuracy Disclaimer

5.1 We do not make any warranties or guarantees as to the accuracy, quality, completeness, currency or validity of the information on this Site or linked to or from this Site. Information is provided “as is” without warranty of any kind.

5.2 Some materials and information displayed on this site, including classified ads, are provided by other organisations. We do not edit or control the information we receive. Due to the possibility of human or technological error, neither we nor our contributors are responsible for errors or omissions.

5.3 Neither we nor any of our contributors make representations as to the accuracy or integrity of the information. We and our contributors disclaim all express, implied, and statutory warranties of any kind, including warranties as to accuracy, timeliness, completeness, merchantability or fitness for any particular purpose.

5.4 Neither we nor our contributors are liable for any damages of any kind incurred as a result of the information posted on this site.

6. General Disclaimer

6.1 If any part of these terms of use is determined to be illegal, invalid or otherwise unenforceable or void, that part shall be severed to the extent necessary. The remainder of the terms shall continue to their full force and effect.

6.2 No waiver of any breach of these terms will be construed as a waiver of any other breach of these terms.

6.3 Any notices relevant to users of the site will be posted on the Site. You agree to check for notices and that you will be considered to have reviewed a notice when it is made available by posting on this Site.

7. Classified Ads Disclaimer

7.1 We and our affiliates make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, regarding the information contained on this website. Classified ads and other listings on this Site have been obtained from sources believed to be reliable, but we make no guarantees as to the accuracy, completeness or validity of this content.

7.2 You use the information and content on this Site at your own risk.

7.3 It is the responsibility of the prospective volunteer to confirm and substantiate that the advertiser organisation has in place the appropriate volunteer insurance. We cannot warrant any representation made by advertiser organisations as to the adequacy of insurance and are not liable for damage or loss of any kind associated with uninsured or underinsured volunteer positions.

7.4 Acceptance of an offer through this Site, expressions of interest in classified ads on this Site, or other engagement with materials or information on this Site do not constitute formation of an employment relationship, independent contractor/principal arrangement, or other worker/principal form of engagement.

7.5 It is the responsibility of the advertiser that they comply with the Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission Act 1986, and all other anti-discrimination legislation applicable in Victoria. If an exemption to anti-discrimination legislation has been granted to the advertiser, it is the responsibility of the advertiser to supple the exemption number, which must be included in the advertisement.

7.6 We reserve the right to refuse or remove any classified ad from the Site for any reason, including refusal to post a classified ad that appears to be contrary to any law.

7.7 The advertiser indemnifies us against all claims, actions, suits, liabilities, costs and expenses incurred on any account by us as a result of the listing or intended listing of any classified ad by that advertiser on our Site, or any related Site including MyPass.

7.8 We require that advertisers check their classified ad postings for errors as soon as they are placed on the Site. We accept no responsibility or liability for any errors.

7.9 We are not liable for any loss or damage incurred by an advertiser as a result of any failure or delay in listing an advertisement.

7.10 Correspondence or other communications between the advertiser and prospective volunteers or other third parties are solely between the advertiser and that third party. The advertiser organisation is responsible for suitable candidate selection, and we make no recommendation or guarantee as to suitability of prospective volunteers. You agree that we are not liable or responsible for any loss or damage incurred as a result of dealings with prospective volunteers.

8. Registration Disclaimer

8.1 Registration of information and collection of registration information is performed by third party website, MyPass.

8.2 You accept the terms and conditions associated with the use of MyPass for the purpose of registering your information, including the terms included in their Privacy Policy and Collection Statement.

8.3 We are not liable for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of MyPass or any other third party website.

9. Use of Site at Own Risk

9.1 You agree to use this Site at your own risk. The Site includes information provided by third parties including organisations and individuals. You must consider and bear all risks associated with use of the Site, including any reliance on accuracy, completeness, usefulness or validity of any content included. Content on this Site is provided on the basis that you undertake responsibility for considering the accuracy, completeness, usefulness or validity of the information.

9.2 If you use automatic language translation services in your use of this Site you do so at your own risk. We accept no responsibility for the accuracy of any translation of content on this Site.

9.3 The Site is provided to you “as is” without warranty or condition, either express or implied. To the extent permitted by law, we expressly disclaim and exclude any such representation or warranty, express or implied, in relation to your use of the Site.

10. Limitation of Liability

10.1 To the extent permitted by the law we exclude all liability for any direct or indirect loss, claim or damage under the law of contract, tort or for any other common law or statutory cause of action. This includes but is not limited to loss of property, loss of business, loss of internet connection, loss of profit, loss or corruption of data, loss of use (foreseeable or otherwise) that arises out of or in connection to the use of or access to this Site.

10.2 To the extent permitted by law, no party involved in the creation or delivery of the Site will be liable for any damages or loss of any kind resulting from use of or access to this Site, whether under contract, tort, warranty, negligence or any other common law or statutory cause of action.

11. Definitions

We, our, or us refers to Volunteering Victoria

Site means the weVolunteer internet site.

Content includes things you may see, hear, read, download or otherwise access through use of the Site, including but not limited to data, files, messages, software, images, text and other materials.

Posted includes uploaded, posted, listed, emailed or otherwise communicated electronically.