Terms & Conditions

Thank you for visiting our website. This website is owned and operated by Ethical Initiatives Pty Ltd trading as Ethicaljobs.com.au (Ethicaljobs) ACN 133 489 657. By accessing and/or using this website and related services, you agree to these Terms and Conditions, which include our Privacy Policy (Terms). You should review our Privacy Policy 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 Ethicaljobs.

1. Accuracy, completeness and timeliness of information

While we use all reasonable attempts to ensure the accuracy and completeness of the information on our website, to the extent permitted by law, including the Australian Consumer Law, we make no warranty regarding the information on this website. You should monitor any changes to the information contained on this website.

By publishing job ads from advertisers, we do not represent that the information is accurate or complete. We are not liable to you or anyone else for a decision made or action taken by you or anyone else in reliance on any information contained on or omitted from our website.

You acknowledge and agree that the information we publish on our website is intended to provide general information in summary form and does not amount to professional or legal advice.

2. EthicalJobs.com.au and Your account

You need to be a registered job seeker on Ethicaljobs.com.au to access and benefit from all the features provided by our website.

When you register and activate your account, you will provide us with personal information such as your name, email address, phone number. You must ensure that this information is accurate and current. We will handle all personal information we collect in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

When you register and activate your account, we will provide you with a username and password. You are responsible for keeping this username and password secure and are responsible for all use and activity carried out under this username. You may delete services attached to your account at any time.

To create an account, you must:

  • possess the legal right and ability to enter into a legally binding agreement with us; and
  • agree and warrant to use our website in accordance with these Terms.

You agree to immediately notify us if you become aware of any unauthorised use of your login or any other breach of security.

3. Job Advertisements

We do not endorse or recommend any of the jobs, business or self-employment opportunities advertised on our website and we strongly recommend that prior to entering into any agreement with any of the advertisers on our website, that you obtain your own independent legal, accounting, financial or taxation advice as appropriate. It is solely your responsibility to evaluate the accuracy, completeness and usefulness of all opinions, advice, services, merchandise and other information provided through our website.

While we take efforts to ensure that jobs advertised are for actual job vacancies, we give no guarantee to you that every job ad represents an actual job vacancy.

We endeavour to ensure that all job ads on our website are for legitimate job opportunities, and we will remove any job ads that contravene these Terms or the Advertising Terms of Use. If you suspect that a job ad on our website is suspicious, please contact us on [email protected].

4. Advertisers

All advertisers on our website agree to be bound by the Advertising Terms of Use.

We are not responsible for your interactions with our advertisers and we are not liable to you for how advertisers use your personal information that you provide to us when you apply for a job on our website. We recommend you review the terms and conditions and privacy policies of any advertisers you interact with.

5. Continuation of Service

We do not warrant to you that the services available on our website will be uninterrupted, error-free, or that defects in the service will be corrected. You acknowledge that we do not guarantee or warrant to you that files available for downloading through our website or delivered via electronic mail through our website will be free of infection or viruses, worms, Trojan horses or other code that manifests contaminating or destructive properties. You are responsible for implementing sufficient procedures and checkpoints to satisfy your particular requirements for accuracy of data input and output, and for maintaining a means external to our website for the reconstruction of any lost data.

6. Linked sites

Our website may contain links to websites operated by third parties, including advertisers for job vacancies. 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 websites.

7. Your Information

We collect personal information about you for the purposes set out in our Privacy Policy.

By providing your personal information to us, you consent to the collection, use, storage and disclosure of that information as described in the Privacy Policy and these Terms.

We welcome ideas and feedback from you about all aspects of our website. If you submit suggestions or feedback, you agree that we can use and share your feedback.

You agree that we may reproduce, distribute, transmit, create derivative works of, and publicly display any materials (including ideas for new or improved products and services) that you submit to any public areas of the website such as bulletin boards, forums, and newsgroups.

You agree to only provide information that you have the right to share, and that any job applications you submit to advertisers and your profile on the EthicalJobs.com.au website if any, are accurate and truthful.

8. Intellectual property rights

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 website (Content).

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.

You agree not to infringe any intellectual property rights owned by us and any reproduction or redistribution of this website or the Content is prohibited. In addition, you must not copy the content, code or software to any other server, location or support for publication, reproduction or distribution is expressly prohibited.

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.

We reserve the right to take action to protect our intellectual property rights, including to seek legal action for injunctive relief or to recover damages without further notice to you.

9. No commercial use

This website is for your personal, non-commercial use only, including to apply for advertised jobs on our website. 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 our website, or any of its Content, to further any commercial purpose, including any advertising or advertising revenue generation activity on your own website.

10. Unacceptable activity

You must not do any act that we would deem to be inappropriate, is unlawful or is prohibited by any laws applicable to our website, including but not limited to:

  • 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 individuals;
  • using this website to defame or libel us, our employees, our advertisers or other individuals;
  • uploading files that contain viruses that may cause damage to our property or the property of other individuals;
  • posting or transmitting to this website any non-authorised material including, but not limited to, material that is, in our opinion, likely to cause annoyance, or which is defamatory, racist, obscene, threatening, pornographic or otherwise or which is detrimental to or in violation of our systems or a third party's systems or network security.

If we allow you to post any information to our website, we have the right to take down this information at our sole discretion and without notice.

11. Warranties and disclaimers

To the maximum extent permitted by law, including the Australian Consumer 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 secure.

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.

12. Security

While we take all due care to ensure the privacy and integrity of the information you provide, we are not liable for any unlawful access to your information by a third party.

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 our website or a linked website. You must take your own precautions to ensure that whatever you select for your use from our website, including third party links, 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.

13. Changes to these Terms

We may, from time to time change or add to our website 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 not up-to-date. We may from time to time change these Terms and we will post a notice on our website advising of the changes and when those changes will commence. Continued use of the website will demonstrate acceptance of the amended Terms.

14. Liability

To the maximum extent permitted by law, including the Australian Consumer Law, in no event shall we be liable for any direct and indirect loss, damage or expense – irrespective of the manner in which it occurs – which may be suffered due to your use of our website and/or the information or materials contained on it, or as a result of the inaccessibility of this website and/or the fact that certain information or materials contained on it are incorrect, incomplete or not up-to-date.

15. Severability

If any part of the Terms is found to be invalid or unenforceable, that part is severed from the Terms and the remainder of the Terms will continue to be valid and enforceable.

16. Jurisdiction and governing law

Your use of our website and these Terms are governed by the law of Victoria, and you submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts exercising jurisdiction in Victoria.