Terms & Conditions

1. Disclaimer

The information on this website is for informational purposes only and does not create a business or professional services relationship between you and Ku-ring-gai Living. The information on the website is provided “as is” and is subject to change without notice. No assurances, representations or warranties, express or implied, are made in relation to the accuracy, currency, completeness or legitimacy of any information expressed on the website.

2. Copyright Notice

© Ku-ring-gai Living 2019
Unless otherwise stated, Ku-ring-gai Living as part of The Living Collective PTY Ltd owns the copyright in the information provided on this site. Material on this website is subject to copyright under Australian law, international treaties and applicable laws in other countries.

Apart from any use permitted under the Copyright Act 1968, no part may be reproduced by any process, nor may any other exclusive right be exercised, without the permission of Ku-ring-gai Living, 2019.

3. Privacy Statement

Ku-ring-gai Living is committed to protecting our user’s privacy. The following privacy statement governs Ku-ring-gai Living’s data collection and usage practices. Use of the website implies consent to the following data practices.

Collection of Personal Information

Ku-ring-gai Living is focused on creating a personalised experience for all users of its interactive community lifestyle website. As such, the website may collect personally identifiable information, including the name, home, work address, telephone number and email addresses of its users. It may also collect anonymous demographic information of users, such as age, gender, post code, preferences, interests and favourites.

The Ku-ring-gai Living website captures data relating to your computer hardware and software. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This data is collected by Ku-ring-gai Living to maintain the quality of the website and to provide general statistics relating to use.

Users must be aware that personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data disclosed through the Ku-ring-gai Living discussion boards, may be collected and used by others.

Ku-ring-gai Living is not responsible for the privacy statements or content on websites outside of the Ku-ring-gai Living website. Users should review the privacy statements of external websites they link within their posts, ensuring those external websites handle their personal information appropriately.

Use of Personal Information

Personal information is collected in order to allow for users to communicate, comment and post reviews in a collaborative and interactive manner.

Ku-ring-gai Living does not sell, rent or lease its user lists or user information to third parties. Any third parties engaged by Ku-ring-gai Living are prohibited from using personal information except to provide services to the Ku-ring-gai Living website. In such cases they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

Ku-ring-gai Living will only disclose your personal information without notice if required by law or in the good faith belief that such action is essential to:

  1. conform to the law or comply with legal process served on the Ku-ring-gai Living website; and
  2. protect and defend the rights or property of the Ku-ring-gai Living website; and
  3. act under necessary circumstances to protect the personal safety of the Ku-ring-gai Living website’s users, or the public.

Security of your Personal Information

The Ku-ring-gai Living website secures personal information from unauthorised access, use or disclosure. All personal information is preserved in a controlled, secure and protected environment.


Cookies are blocks of data that we may issue to or request from your device during your use of this Website. We use cookies from time to time to enable this Website to work more efficiently, to provide us with information about your activities whilst on this Website, and to collection information about general Website statistics. Our use of cookies will not allow us to obtain personal information that will identify you. Such personal information will only be provided to us if you have set the preferences in your browser to provide this information automatically. You may delete and block all cookies used by this Website, however if you do so, parts of this Website may not work as designed. If you would like to find out more information about cookies, including how to manage them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.


Ku-ring-gai Living will, from time to time, update this Privacy Statement to reflect user feedback. The Ku-ring-gai Living website encourages all users to periodically review this Privacy Statement to remain informed about how Ku-ring-gai Living is using and protecting user information.

If you believe the Ku-ring-gai Living website has not adhered to this Statement, please contact the Ku-ring-gai Living website administrators using the ‘Contact Us’ page. We will endeavour to promptly remedy the concern.

4. Terms & Conditions


Use of the Ku-ring-gai Living website is subject to the Terms and Conditions, the Privacy Policy, the Disclaimer and any other conditions that appear in the Ku-ring-gai Living website, as updated from time to time. By using this website, you agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions. If you do not agree to these Terms and Conditions then you should discontinue use of this website.

User Submissions

Users must be aware that any information submitted to the Ku-ring-gai Living website will be deemed to be non-confidential and non-proprietary. This includes any data, questions, comments, suggestions, ideas or other information. Ku-ring-gai Living will be entitled to use any such material which has not been indicated to be confidential or proprietary for any purpose, without compensation.

User Engagement

Use of the Ku-ring-gai Living website is subject to the following conditions:

  1. users must comply with all applicable local, state, national and international laws and regulations that relate to use of the Ku-ring-gai Living website. Ku-ring-gai Living reserves the right to report potentially criminal activity to law enforcement agencies;
  2. users must use the Ku-ring-gai Living website in an appropriate manner. Fraudulent, abusive, or otherwise illegal activity may be grounds for termination of your access to the Ku-ring-gai Living website;
  3. users may not post or transmit, or cause to be posted or transmitted, any communication designed or intended to obtain or solicit personal information from any website user;
  4. users must not use the website in connection with commercial endeavours other than those endorsed or approved by us;
  5. users must not use the website for any activity which could be deemed to be defamatory or abusive, in the furtherance of any threatening behaviour or for the purpose of distributing harmful material (including any material that is obscene, indecent, unlawful, defamatory, libellous or racist.
  6. users must not impersonate any person or entity or falsely misrepresent themselves.


Users acknowledge and accept that content may include technical inaccuracies, typographical errors and unintentional mistakes. Ku-ring-gai Living content is subject to alteration at any time, without notice, and may not be up to date or accurate at the time a user may view it.


Ku-ring-gai Living does not guarantee that access to the website will be uninterrupted. In addition, Ku-ring-gai Living does not guarantee that the website is free from viruses or anything else which may damage any computer or associated device (such as a smartphone), or any data on such a computer or associated device. Users are responsible for managing the security of their own devices.

Limitation of Liability

To the maximum extent permitted by law, we exclude all liability to you, however arising, (including negligence) under or in relation to the Website, the content, the use of the website, or these Terms and Conditions, including but not limited to loss of profits, loss or corruption of data, loss of reputation, loss of business, loss of business opportunities, loss of anticipated savings, loss of goodwill or for any type of special, direct, indirect, incidental or consequential loss or damage which may be suffered or incurred or which may arise directly or indirectly under or in relation to the website or these Terms and Conditions.

Intellectual Property

The materials displayed on the Ku-ring-gai Living website, including without limitation all editorial materials, information, photographs, illustrations, artwork and other graphic materials, and names, logos and trademarks, are the property of Ku-ring-gai Living and are protected by copyright, trade mark and other intellectual property laws, unless otherwise indicated.

Each user unconditionally agrees not to reproduce, retransmit, distribute, disseminate, sell, publish, broadcast or circulate any such material to third parties without the express prior written consent of Ku-ring-gai Living.

Unless expressly granted, Ku-ring-gai Living does not grant any licence or right in, or assign all or part of, its intellectual property rights in the content or services in the Ku-ring-gai Living website, or in the user interface of the Ku-ring-gai Living website.

Third Party Websites

The Ku-ring-gai Living website may contain links to other websites operated, controlled or produced by third parties. Unless otherwise indicated, Ku-ring-gai Living does not control, endorse, sponsor or approve any such third party websites or their content. Nor does Ku-ring-gai Living provide any warranty or take any responsibility whatsoever for any aspect of those websites or their content.

Interference with the Website

Users must not attempt to change, add to, remove, deface, hack or otherwise interfere with this website or any material or content displayed on the Ku-ring-gai Living website.


These Terms and Conditions are governed by and construed in accordance with the State of New South Wales, Australia. In the event that a dispute arises from these website Terms and Conditions, all users and Ku-ring-gai Living agree to submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of New South Wales, Australia.

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