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Terms of Use

Terms of Use – Background and Purpose


This policy is intended to be a guide to all users, recipients of data, administrators, and members of the public or any other person who may view, access or use a Freshwater Surf Life Saving Club (hereafter referred as the Club) applications, website or database or the related data contained in such a system. These systems include but are not limited to Freshwater Surf Lifesaving Clubs website and FreshNet, Surf Lifesaving Australia’s (SLSA) SurfGuard, websites such as Facebook etc or any other system that may be used by an officer, staff member of the Club or member of the public. The purpose of this policy is to protect the privacy of the Clubs members and their personal details as well as the integrity of information contained in the Clubs systems.


Website and IT Systems – General Usage Policy


The following statement outlines the responsibilities of people (i.e. recipients of data) such as members of the public, a Club member or other interested party who may view or interact with an IT System provided by or for the Club.

Use of the Club website (“website”) and the facilities thereon including, but not limited to, the use of any IT Systems accessible on the website such as FreshNet or Facebook, SLSA, branch or state Surf Life Saving associations, Surf Life Saving Northern Beaches (SLSNB) or Surf Life Saving New South Wales (SLSNSW) etc and any material or information obtained from this Website is at your own risk, and the Club hereby expressly disclaims, to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, all warranties, express or implied, of any kind whatsoever including but not limited to implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title and infringement.

The Club will not be responsible for the failure of performance of the website, any IT System and/or the software used thereon or obtained therefrom; the loss of data or services resulting from delays, non-deliveries, miss-deliveries, or service interruption; the accuracy, quality, timeliness, completeness or nature of information obtained through its services; any omission in the information provided; nor the consequences arising from or related to any viruses transmitted through its servers, or any liability, costs, loss of profits or consequential losses arising from your use of, or inability to access an IT System or the Website.

In relation to content provided by users, the Club will not be responsible for any such content (if any) posted by users in chat rooms or other community areas. All such content whether expressed as opinions, statements or recommendations, are those of users expressing such views and are not those of the Club.

You may view the website and its contents but you are prohibited from copying, reproducing, modifying, distributing, displaying, performing or transmitting any of the contents of the Website for any purposes without the prior written consent of the Club. The website and the information contained in it are for informational purposes only. Any reproduction, copying, or redistribution for commercial purposes of any materials or design elements of the website is strictly prohibited without the Clubs prior written consent. With respect to joining the Club’s Facebook page, only non probationary members of the Club see Membership Types will be approved to join and have access to the Facebook page, subject to Club administrators verifying against Club records that the person requesting access is a non probationary member of the Club.

The IT Systems and the website include registered and unregistered trade marks of the Club and various third parties, including but not limited to SLSA, Surf Life Saving New South Wales, State Surf Lifesaving associations and any commercial partners of the Club.


Changes to the Terms of Usage Policy


The Club reserves the right to make amendments to the Terms of Use Policy at any time. If you have objections to the Terms of Use Policy, you should not access or use this Site.




By using or logging on to a website or other IT System provided by the Club, the user is agreeing to abide by and act in accordance with this Terms of Use policy.

Any breach of this policy will be dealt with under Club rules and/or SLSA’s rules and any relevant laws pertaining to such breaches. Any breach of this policy may result in disciplinary action being taken by the Club.


Contacting us


The Club welcomes your comments regarding this Privacy Policy. If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy and would like further information, please contact us.

Freshwater Surf Life Saving Club
Postal Address PO Box 308, Freshwater NSW 2096
Address all correspondence to the Executive Officer
Phone 02 9905 3741