While every effort has been made to ensure the reliability of the information presented in the Writer’s Marketplace, we do not guarantee the accuracy of the data contained herein. Inclusion of any organisation, company, event, agency, institution, publication, service, or individual in this publication does not imply our endorsement.
Writers are strongly advised to confirm the credentials of individuals listed, and be clear about the services those individuals offer and any fees charged. In the case of competitions, writers are urged to contact competition organisers well in advance of the published closing date to obtain competition guidelines and confirm information about specific competition conditions, prize money and the closing date.
Errors in listings are updated and corrected as we are made aware of them. Notification of errors are provided on request.
All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means electronic or mechanical, or by photocopying, recording or otherwise, without the prior written permission of the Writer’s Marketplace and Queensland Writers Centre.
Queensland Writers Centre requires you to read, accept and abide by these Terms and Conditions when accessing any area of this website (The Writer’s Marketplace).
1. RELYING ON INFORMATION IN THE WEBSITE
This website (The Writer’s Marketplace) is provided by Queensland Writers Centre as a general information source only.
Queensland Writers Centre makes no statements, representations, or warranties about the timeliness, accuracy, completeness or reliability of any part of the website and you should not rely solely on any information contained in the website.
The information is provided solely on the basis that readers will be responsible for making their own assessment of the matters discussed herein and are advised to verify all relevant representations, statements and information. Furthermore, you must use it at your own risk and obtain your own separate advice prior to making any further decisions.
Queensland Writers Centre disclaims all responsibility and all liability (including, without limitation, liability in negligence) for all expenses, losses, damages and costs you might incur as a result of the information being inaccurate or incomplete in any way or otherwise misleading.
Where appropriate, Queensland Writers Centre uses available technology to protect the security of communications made through the website. However, Queensland Writers Centre does not accept liability for the security, authenticity, integrity or confidentiality of any transactions and other communications made through the website.
Internet communications may be susceptible to interference or interception by third parties. Despite its best efforts, Queensland Writers Centre makes no warranties that the website is free of infection by computer viruses or other unauthorised software. Queensland Writers Centre will not be liable for any loss, damage, cost, or expense resulting from any breach of a security measure (including viruses or other unauthorised software).
3. LINKED SITES
Queensland Writers Centre is not responsible or liable for the availability or content of any other website (not provided by Queensland Writers Centre) linked to or from website. Access to any other website is at your own risk.
Queensland Writers Centre makes no warranty, express or implied, as to the accuracy or completeness of any information, which may be obtained by any person or any entity having access to any other internet site.
Queensland Writers Centre, its employees, servants or agents make no express or implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose or use with respect to any information, data, or software included in the website or that may be accessed through it.
Queensland Writers Centre disclaims all responsibility and all liability (including without limitation, liability in negligence) for all expenses, losses, damages and costs you might incur as a result of the information being inaccurate or incomplete in any way, and for any reason.
4. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
Queensland Writers Centre materials, including source code, pages, documents and online graphics, audio and video are protected by copyright law. Copyright in Queensland Writers Centre materials resides with Queensland Writers Centre © 2021). All rights reserved. The website also contains third-party materials that are protected by copyright.
Apart from any fair dealings for the purposes of private study, research, criticism or review, as permitted under the Copyright Act 1968 (Cth), no part of the website may be reproduced or reused for any commercial purposes whatsoever without the written permission of Queensland Writers Centre. The website also contains registered and unregistered trade marks of Queensland Writers Centre and third parties.
5. GENERAL DISCLAIMER AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
To the extent permitted by law, all implied terms (including conditions and warranties) are excluded. Queensland Writers Centre’s liability (including liability in negligence) for all expenses, losses, damages and costs you might incur in any way arising out of any breach or implied condition or warranty or otherwise in connection with your use of website will be limited, so far as permitted by law, to Queensland Writers Centre at its own option either supplying the relevant part of the website again or paying the cost of having the part of the website supplied again.
You agree to indemnify Queensland Writers Centre from any loss, expense, damage or claim (including legal costs on a full indemnity basis) arising out of your breach of these Terms and Conditions.
6. MEMBERSHIP OF THE WRITER’S MARKETPLACE
6.1 Your Member Details
You warrant that all information provided by you in your membership registration or otherwise in connection with your use of The Writer’s Marketplace is complete, current, accurate, and is not misleading, and that you will not misrepresent your identity. You agree that Queensland Writers Centre may rely on that information unless and until it receives notice from you of any change or update to the information provided by you. Any such varied information will be covered by this warranty.
6.2 Password Protection
You will choose a password as part of completing the registration process. Your password is your key to accessing the subscription-only web services of The Writer’s Marketplace and your account. You must maintain the confidentiality of your password and you are fully responsible for all activities that occur through use of your password.
You must: (a) exit The Writer’s Marketplace as soon as you have finished your session by logging out from the website; and (b) immediately notify Queensland Writers Centre of any suspected unauthorised use of your password.
You can change your password whenever you wish by using the “Change Password” option under “Account”.
7. APPLICABLE LAWS
Use of the website and these Terms and Conditions are governed by the laws of the State of Queensland, Australia. Any claim relating to use of the website shall be heard by Queensland Courts.
Queensland Writers Centre may, in its sole discretion, terminate these Terms and Conditions at any time with or without notice and for any reason, including circumstances where Queensland Writers Centre suspects that you have violated these Terms and Conditions.
Email correspondence sent to the website will be treated as a public record and will be retained as required by the Libraries and Archives Act 1988 (Qld) and other relevant regulations.
Email messages are monitored by Queensland Writers Centre’s web team for system troubleshooting and maintenance purposes.
Notices to you may be made via email. You agree that when Queensland Writers Centre sends you an email in connection with this website, the message is deemed received by you when Queensland Writers Centre sends the message addressed to the email address you nominated.
10. GENERAL PROVISIONS
If any of these Terms and Conditions is determined to be unlawful, void or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision is deemed severable from these Terms and Conditions and does not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining provisions. If there is any inconsistency between these Terms and Conditions and any other documentation included in the website, these Terms and Conditions prevail.
These Terms and Conditions, as they may be varied from time to time, constitute the entire agreement between Queensland Writers Centre and you with respect to your use of the website.
In these Terms and Conditions, a reference to Queensland Writers Centre includes their employees, officers, agents, and contractors from time to time.