Lieutenant Commander Robert Cole Basford
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1. Introduction

These Terms and Conditions contained herein on this web page, shall govern your use of this web site Open-source Technology for Sustainable Opportunities (OTSO) developed by Robert Cole Basford as a Board Member and Director of OTSO (ABN 97232760732), including all pages within this web site (collectively referred to herein below as this “Web Site”). These Terms apply in full force and effect to your use of this Web Site and by using this Web Site; you expressly accept all terms and conditions contained herein in full. You must not use this Web Site, if you have any objection to any of these Terms and Conditions.

2. Intellectual Property Rights

Other than content you own, which you may have opted to include on this Web Site, under these Terms, Open-source Technology for Sustainable Opportunities (OTSO) (ABN 97232760732) and/or its licensors own all rights to the intellectual property and material contained in this Web Site, and all such rights are reserved.

You are granted a limited license only, subject to the restrictions provided in these Terms, for purposes of viewing the material contained on this Web Site.

3. Restrictions

You are expressly and emphatically restricted from all of the following:

3.1 Publishing any Web Site material in any media;
3.2 Selling, sublicensing and/or otherwise commercialising any Web Site material;
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3.4 Using this Web Site in any way that is, or may be, damaging to this Web Site;
3.5 Using this Web Site in any way that impacts user access to this Web Site;
3.6 Using this Web Site contrary to applicable laws and regulations, or in a way that causes, or may cause, harm to the Web Site, or to any person or business entity;
3.7 Engaging in any data mining, data harvesting, data extracting or any other similar activity in relation to this Web Site, or while using this Web Site;
3.8 Using this Web Site to engage in any advertising or marketing.

4. No Warranties

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5. Limitation of Liability

In no event shall OTSO (ABN 97232760732), nor any of its officers, directors and employees, be liable to you for anything arising out of or in any way connected with your use of this Web Site, whether such liability is under contract, tort or otherwise, and OTSO (ABN 97232760732), including its officers, directors and employees shall not be liable for any indirect, consequential or special liability arising out of or in any way related to your use of this Web Site.

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7. Severability

If any provision of these Terms is found to be unenforceable or invalid under any applicable law, such unenforceability or invalidity shall not render these Terms unenforceable or invalid as a whole, and such provisions shall be deleted without affecting the remaining provisions herein.

8. Variation of Terms

OTSO (ABN 97232760732) is permitted to revise these Terms at any time as it sees fit, and by using this Web Site you are expected to review such Terms on a regular basis to ensure you understand all terms and conditions governing use of this Web Site.

9. Assignment

OTSO (ABN 97232760732) shall be permitted to assign, transfer and subcontract its rights and/or obligations under these Terms without any notification or consent required. However, you shall not be permitted to assign, transfer or subcontract any of your rights and/or obligations under these Terms.

10. Entire Agreement

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11. Governing Law & Jurisdiction

These Terms will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of NSW, and you submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the state and federal courts located in NSW for the resolution of any disputes.