Terms & Conditions

  1. General
    1. This website is owned and operated by the Agricultural Business Research Institute (“ABRI”; ABN 59 781 301 088).
    2. "You" or "your" means a user of this website including, in the case of any minor, the minor's parent or guardian.
    3. Your access to this website is subject to these terms. By using this website, you confirm that you accept these Terms of Use and that you agree to comply with them. If you do not agree to these Terms of Use, please do not use this website.
    4. ABRI may alter these Terms of Use from time to time without notice. Every time you wish to use this website, please check these terms to ensure you understand the terms which apply at that time. Your continued use of this website following those changes indicates your acceptance of those changes.
  2.  Copyright
    1. All rights (including intellectual property rights such as copyright) in this website, its content and design are owned by or licensed to ABRI. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.
    2. Unless otherwise noted, copyright in the content on the Websites is owned by ABRI.
  3. Trade Marks
    1. All trade marks, trade names, service marks and other product and service names and logos on this website are owned by or licensed to ABRI and are protected by applicable trade mark and copyright laws.
    2. Please note the use of the BREEDPLAN logo is not authorised for any non-BREEDPLAN ventures. The BREEDPLAN logo and its variants are copyright.
  4. Disclaimers
    1. ABRI monitors the quality of the information available on the Website and updates the information regularly. Whilst every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of this information, ABRI, their officers and employees, assume no responsibility for its content, use or interpretation. ABRI recommends that users exercise their own skill and care with respect to their use of the Website and that users carefully evaluate the accuracy, completeness and relevance of the material on the Website for their purposes. You should make your own enquiries before making decisions concerning your interests.
    2. Information contained on linked web databases, including but not limited to member information, pedigree, DNA information, Estimated Breeding Values (EBVs) and Index values, is based on data supplied by clients and/or third parties.
    3. Linked third party websites are not under the control of ABRI and as such ABRI is not responsible for the condition, the content or currency of any linked websites.
  5. Intellectual property
    1. All content and databases contained and accessible within the website, including but not limited to all animal pedigree data, performance data, Estimated Breeding Values and news publications have been published for information purposes only. No section or individual item, of any of the BREEDPLAN content and databases may be reproduced or used by any person or other legal entity for any commercial purpose whatsoever, without the prior express consent of ABRI.
    2. For the protection of the commercial interests of ABRI and clients of ABRI, any person or other legal entity found to be in breach of this copyright is liable to prosecution under Australian law.
  6. Usernames and passwords
    1. ABRI may require you to register a username and password to permit you to access certain sections of this website. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality and security of your username and password and for all use or activity that occurs on your account, including unauthorised use or activity.
    2. ABRI will not be responsible for any losses arising out of the unauthorised use of your username or password.
  7. Collection of information
    1. ABRI may use “cookies” to make a record of your visit to this website and log your visit for statistical and business purposes. Such information may include your server address, domain name, IP address, the date and time of your visit, pages accessed, documents downloaded, previous website visited, and the type of browser used. Some of this information may be capable of personally identifying you. Please refer to the Cookies Policy for more details.
  8.  Security
    1. ABRI uses appropriate technical and organisational measures with the aim of making all information received from you secure against misuse, accidental loss, destruction or damage, and unauthorised access, modification and disclosure. However, ABRI makes no warranty in respect of its security measures and, subject to applicable privacy and data protection laws (in respect of personal information and personal data only), is not responsible for any misuse, loss and unauthorised access, modification and disclosure of information provided by you to ABRI.
    2. Your access to and use of this website is at your own risk. The internet is not secure and ABRI cannot guarantee that the website will be available or fault or virus free.
    3. ABRI is not liable to you or third parties if interference with or damage to your computer system occurs in connection with use of this website or any linked websites.
  9.  Liability
    1. The Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth) (or equivalent regulation in other countries) may confer rights, guarantees and remedies on you in relation to the provision by ABRI of goods and services, which cannot be excluded, restricted or modified. ABRI does not exclude those rights. All other terms and guarantees and remedies are excluded.
    2. Your access to and use of this website is at your own risk. To the maximum extent permitted by law and without limiting the previous subclause:
      1. this website is provided on an 'as is' basis and ABRI does not warrant, guarantee or make any representation regarding the use, or the results of the use, of the website, including the correctness, accuracy, reliability, completeness or currency of the website or its content or that security of the website will not be breached;
      2. ABRI disclaims all warranties and guarantees that this website and its content or any linked websites:
        • will be free from errors, interruptions to the use of the website, viruses, worms, Trojan horses, bugs or similar components;
        • will not interfere with or damage your computer systems; or
        • will not infringe the intellectual property rights of third parties; and
      3. ABRI will not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, special or exemplary damages, losses, costs or expenses or lost profit, resulting from any use or misuse of this website or the information contained on this website.
    3. To the maximum extent permitted by law, ABRI’s liability for breach of any consumer guarantee or any other mandatory local law, which cannot be excluded, is limited at the option of ABRI to:
      1. in the case of services supplied or offered by ABRI, which are not of a kind ordinarily acquired for personal, domestic or household use or consumption, resupplying or paying the cost of resupplying the service; or
      2. in the case of goods supplied or offered by ABRI, which are not of a kind ordinarily acquired for personal, domestic or household use or consumption, replacing, supplying equivalent, repairing or paying the cost of replacing, supplying equivalent, repairing goods.
  10. Governing Law
    1. This website's server is hosted in Australia. These Terms of Use are governed by the law applicable in the State of New South Wales, Australia.