Website and social media disclaimers

The Herefords Australia website is presented for the purpose of disseminating information free of charge for the benefit of the public.

Herefords Australia does not guarantee and accepts no legal liability whatsoever arising from or connected to, the accuracy, reliability, currency or completeness of any material contained on this website or on any linked site.

Herefords Australia recommends that users exercise their own skill and care with respect to their use of this website and that users carefully evaluate the accuracy, currency, completeness and relevance of the material on the website for their purposes.

The material on this page is not intended to be nor should it be relied on as a substitute for legal or other professional advice. Users should obtain any appropriate professional advice relevant to their particular circumstances.

The material on this website may include the views or recommendations of third parties, which do not necessarily reflect the views of Herefords Australia, or indicate its commitment to a particular course of action.


This website contains links to other websites that are external to Herefords Australia.

Herefords Australia takes reasonable care in linking to websites but has no direct control over the content of the linked sites, or the changes that may occur to the content on those sites.

It is the responsibility of the user to make their own decisions about the accuracy, currency, reliability and correctness of information contained in linked external websites.

Links to external websites do not constitute an endorsement or a recommendation of any material on those sites or of any third party products or services offered by, from or through those sites. Users of links provided by this website are responsible for being aware of which organisation is hosting the website they visit.

Social media

Herefords Australia uses a number of social media services to complement its traditional public outreach activities. These services include Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. The number and nature of social media services used by Herefords Australia will change over time.

The following disclaimer applies to all social media services in use by Herefords Australia at any given time, regardless of whether they are listed on this page.

Any content, views, opinions and/or responses to questions uploaded, expressed or submitted by the creators, sponsors, advertisers or users of social media services used by Herefords Australia, other than the content provided by Herefords Australia, are solely the views, opinions, copyright and responsibility of the person submitting them and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of Herefords Australia.

Herefords Australia is not responsible for content that third parties publish, post, upload, distribute, disseminate or otherwise transmit via social media services.

Social media services may occasionally be unavailable and Herefords Australia accepts no responsibility for lack of service due to downtime.

While Herefords Australia will endeavour to maintain the currency and accuracy of information published via social media services, Herefords Australia does not warrant the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of the information available on its social media channels.

Herefords Australia, its staff, agents and contractors accept no liability in any way for the currency, accuracy or completeness of any material posted on social media sites and disclaims all responsibility for any loss or damage which may arise from the use of the information provided via this vehicle.

Users should check the accuracy and currency of information before taking any action.

Any reliance placed on such information is strictly at the user’s own risk.

Herefords Australia may include links to other web pages, but these links are not an endorsement of those pages. Herefords Australia is not responsible for any website not operated by Herefords Australia.

Your privacy

Users are reminded that social media sites are public spaces on the internet and interactions are publicly viewed and searchable over time.

Social media services provide their own disclaimers and policies on collection and use of visitor information, over which Herefords Australia has no control.
Herefords Australia encourages users to familiarise themselves with the terms of use of each social media site before use.

Due to privacy considerations, it is not possible to comment on individual staff members via social media services. For assistance please contact Hereford Australia’s office on 02 6772 1399.


Herefords Australia will reply to comments and messages received via social media services at our discretion.

Comment moderation

While Herefords Australia does not wish to stifle conversation on social media sites, users must not post or upload any comments or links to Herefords Australia-managed social media pages that are unlawful, or may defame, discriminate, offend, interfere with privacy or infringe copyright or other intellectual property rights.

Herefords Australia reserves the right to moderate comments and may remove any comments that, in Herefords Australia’s opinion, are inappropriate.

Terms of Use

Herefords Australia and Facebook have strict guidelines on discrimination and intimidation. Therefore, we take a strong stance on deleting content which is discriminatory, hateful or threatening and actions which may offend, insult, humiliate or intimidate.

When contributing your views to Herefords Australia social media services, please ensure that you:

  • do protect your personal privacy and that of others by not including personal information about yourself or others in your comments (such as names, email addresses, private addresses or phone numbers)
  • do represent your own views and do not impersonate or falsely represent any other person
  • do not abuse, harass or threaten others
  • do not make defamatory or slanderous comments
  • do not use insulting, provocative or hateful language
  • do not use obscene or offensive language
  • do not post material to the forum that infringes the intellectual property rights of others
  • do not post multiple versions of the same view to the forum
  • do not post comments promoting personal professional interests• do not post overtly party political comment
  • do not post anything which racially or religiously vilifies others; incites, induces or aids violence, discrimination, harassment, victimisation or hatred towards others, or is likely to offend, insult or humiliate others, particularly on the basis of their race, colour, descent, national origin, religion, ethnicity, gender, age, sexual orientation or any disability.

Moderation policy

Herefords Australia’s social media services comments and messages are “post-moderated’’ in accordance with the Herefords Australia social media policy. This means that comments will be published automatically and reviewed by Herefords Australia after publication.

While Herefords Australia reviews public comments on a regular basis, there may be times when inappropriate or offensive posts or comments that do not meet the terms of use appear before they can be removed.

Where inappropriate material is identified it will be hidden from public view, however it will be retained in the Herefords Australia system. Comments that violate the terms of use will be removed or not published. We will not edit comments.

Herefords Australia does not undertake to inform users when their comments and posts are moderated, however, we will warn and take appropriate action to suspend and expel users who regularly and consistently submit in appropriate content. Repeat offenders may be blocked from using Herefords Australia social media services indefinitely.

Friend requests

Herefords Australia will not automatically accept Facebook or YouTube friend requests.


Users are reminded that Facebook is a public space on the internet and many interactions are publicly viewable and searchable over time. For more information please refer to Facebook’s privacy policy.


Links to external websites and Facebook profiles are provided as a convenience to users and such sites and associated content are not under the control of Herefords Australia.

The inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement of that website, service or person by Herefords Australia. Herefords Australia is not responsible for the content or reliability of links, or for any loss or inconvenience arising from their use.