Terms & Conditions of this website

These terms and conditions apply to the use of this website and in accessing or using or browsing this website; you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions. If you do not accept these terms and conditions, then you must refrain from using this website.

1. Disclaimer

1.1 The materials available on or through this website are distributed by National Energy Resources Australia (NERA) as an information source only.

1.2 While NERA makes every effort to ensure material on this site is accurate and up to date, such material does in no way constitute the provision of professional advice. NERA does not guarantee, and accepts no legal liability whatsoever arising from or connected to, the accuracy, reliability, currency or completeness of any material contained on this website or any linked site. Users should seek appropriate independent professional advice prior to relying on, or entering into any commitment based on material published here, which material is purely published for reference purposes alone.

1.3 All financial information is unaudited unless otherwise specified.

1.4 Material, summarised views, standards or recommendations of third parties, which may also be included on this site, do not necessarily reflect the views of NERA or indicate a commitment to a particular course of action.

1.5 NERA has no direct control over the content of any linked websites, or the changes to the content on those websites. Links to external websites are provided in good faith, but it is the responsibility of the user to make their own decisions about the accuracy, currency, reliability and correctness of information contained in linked external websites. Links to external websites do not constitute an endorsement or a recommendation of any material on those websites or of any third party products or services offered by, from or through those websites. Users of links provided by this website are responsible for being aware of which organisation is hosting the website they visit.

1.6 NERA hereby excludes all liability to the extent permissible by law.

1.7 When you are using this website your equipment, our systems and the internet are sometimes subject to performance constraints. This can affect the speed of this website and its use.. You may experience errors and service interruptions when using this website or accessing any links available on it. In addition, the website may not be available at all times. NERA does not guarantee this website or any third party website linked to this website will be free from viruses.

2. Privacy and collecting your information

2.1 NERA respects the right to privacy and collects and manages personal information in line with the Privacy Act 1988.

2.2 NERA collects and manages your personal information as described on this page, unless stated otherwise, and will tell you when and for what purpose we will be collecting information. 'Personal information' may include your name, address, phone number, email address, your employer details, and your position title.

3. Information NERA may request

3.1 NERA may ask you to provide personal information if you submit feedback to this site and will only do this:

(a) to meet your needs (e.g. answer a question)

(b) to meet our needs (e.g. reporting and statistics)

(c) if required by law.

4. Collection of personal information

4.1 NERA may collect personal information that is reasonably necessary for, or directly related to, its functions and activities. NERA will only use and disclose personal information in accordance with the Privacy Act 1988.

4.2 NERA may collect personal information in ways including, but not limited to:

(a) individuals accessing and using our website and web based channels; or

(b) individuals connecting with our representatives via telephone, in person, via email or other channels; or

(c) individuals participating in NERA’s workshops, events, programs, projects and other activities.

4.3 NERA may collect personal information from third parties or a private source; however, this will  be carried out if:

(a) the individual consents;

(b) NERA is required or authorised to collect the information under an Australian law, or a court/tribunal order; or

(c) if it is reasonable or practicable for NERA to collect information from other sources instead of collecting the information directly from the individual.

5. Dealing with personal information

5.1 NERA only uses and discloses personal information for the purposes for which it was provided to us, being purposes which are directly related to one of our functions or activities, unless the use and disclosure is otherwise authorised by the Privacy Act (for example, where the secondary purpose is related to the primary purpose or where an individual consents to the use or disclosure).

5.2 Personal information may be disclosed to third parties, including third party suppliers and service providers located overseas, for purposes related to the Department’s functions or activities. Where necessary NERA will take reasonable steps to ensure that overseas recipients do not breach privacy obligations relating to personal information under the Privacy Act. However, in some circumstances personal information may be subject to local legislation instead of the Privacy Act.

5.3 NERA does not hold details of information pertaining to your financial transactions, including credit card, secure payment or bank details, for transactions made on this site. This information may be collected by NERA’s merchant facility and is subject to that party’s privacy policy and that party’s security and infrastructure and standards.

6. Limitation of Liability

6.1 To the fullest extent permitted by law, NERA:

(a) excludes all implied terms in respect of this website and any services offered on it which are not expressly included in these Terms and Conditions; and

(b) will not be liable for any loss or damage of any kind suffered by you, regardless of the nature of such loss or damage, and regardless of the nature of the claim, whether in contract, tort or any other legal theory, and whether or not NERA knows of the possibility of such loss or damage.

6.2 Liability will only be accepted when NERA has expressly agreed to do so via contract, or such liability is prescribed by legislation. In such cases where the law imposes a liability which cannot be excluded, to the fullest extent permitted by law, liability will be limited at NERA’s option to:

7. Jurisdiction

7.1 The law applicable to the use of this website and to these Terms and Conditions is the law of Western Australia, and the parties submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Western Australia in relation to any matters arising under these Terms and Conditions or in relation to this website.

8. Refund/Cancellation policy

8.1 NERA Delivered Events

(a) NERA reserves the right to cancel or postpone any event. If this occurs, registration fees paid will be refunded in full, but NERA bears no responsibility for any other costs incurred (such as flights, accommodation, travel expenses or loss of income). It is recommended registrants ensure the appropriate contingencies and insurance is in place to mitigate against loss in these circumstances.

(b) Should you be unable to attend a NERA event for which you have registered and paid, a substitute delegate is welcome to attend in your place, so long as NERA has been notified in writing/by email at least 1 business day in advance of the event.

(c) If you cancel your registration for an event, a refund may be available based on the terms and conditions for the event. Cancellation after the closing date will be ineligible for a refund.

(d) Events sponsored by other organisations displayed as links on the NERA website are outside the control of NERA, and the refund/cancellation policies of the sponsoring organisation will apply. 

8.2 Pricing & Transaction Policy

(a) Amounts stated on NERA’s website are in Australian dollars (AUD) and exclude GST (Goods and services tax), unless otherwise explicitly stated.

(b) Transactions are processed in Australian dollars (AUD).

9. Security capabilities and policy for transmission of payment card details

10.1 When purchasing from the NERA website, your financial details are passed through a secure server that supports Secure Socket Layers (SSL) of 128bit and greater encryption technology. 128-bit SSL encryption is the current industry standard. If you have any questions regarding our secure payment policy, please contact us.

10. Changes to Terms and Conditions

11.1 NERA may change these Terms and Conditions, at any time by publishing variations on this website.