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Disclaimer and copyright


The purpose of this website is for the dissemination of information free of charge for the benefit of the public.

Accuracy of information

We monitor the quality of the information available on this website and we regularly update our content and information. We may amend, delete, add to, or otherwise revise any information or materials contained on this website at any time without notice. It is your responsibility to monitor any such changes.

We do not guarantee or accept legal liability whatsoever arising from or connected to, the accuracy, reliability, currency or completeness of any material contained on this website or on any linked site.

To the extent permitted by law, we exclude liability for any loss (including loss from viruses) caused by use or reliance on this website.

We recommend that users exercise their own skill and care with respect to their use of this website and that users carefully evaluate the accuracy, currency, completeness and relevance of the material on the website for your purposes.

The material on this website is a summary only of the subject matter covered and is not intended to be nor should it be relied on as a substitute for legal or other professional advice. Users should obtain any appropriate professional advice relevant to their particular circumstances.

Links to and from this website

This website contains links to external websites that we do not control. While we take reasonable care when linking external websites, we have no control over the content of the linked sites, or changes that may occur to the content on those sites. 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 sites 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.

You may create a link to this website provided that the link does not misrepresent us or this website, or any information it contains.

Data and systems integrity

You acknowledge that we will not be responsible for any corruption or failed transmission of any information attributable to your computer system or to the system or any act or omission of your Internet Service Provider.

You agree not to use any device, software or routine to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of this website.

You acknowledge that access to this website may not be continuous or uninterrupted at all times, and may be interfered with by factors or circumstances outside of our control.


All material provided on this website is provided under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 international licence, with the exception of:

  • any images, photographs or branding, including the Victorian Coat of Arms, the Victorian Government logo and the Office of the Victorian Information Commissioner logo; and
  • content supplied by third parties.

The licence conditions can be viewed on the Creative Commons website.

In some instances, a third party may hold copyright in the material presented on this website. Their permission may be required to use the material.


Material obtained from this website is to be attributed as:
© Office of the Victorian Information Commissioner
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