This web-site is intended to be a friendly, enjoyable and useful experience, but as with anything concerning any kind of transactions there are risks involved and we strongly advise you to understand all of these terms before joining. This site acts as the window for commuters to make contact with others who may be travelling in the same direction to work or study and with whom they might share the travel. As a result, we have no control over the quality, safety or legality of the persons registering on the site. We cannot and do not control whether a suitable travel match can be found. By engaging in carpooling you agree and accept that the Mackay Regional Council and Ergon Energy shall have no responsibility, and do not accept any liability, for your safety either personally when travelling, or via a transaction through using the website.
You agree that this web-site, in its own discretion, may terminate use of the service immediately and without notice if (a) We believe that you are not abiding by the general rules of this web-site (b) You have repeatedly broken a certain term, c) we cannot verify or authenticate the registration information you provide to us. Our terms may be updated occasionally, at our sole discretion with or without notice to you. The most current version of the terms and conditions will always be available on the site. By continuing to use, visit or browse you agree to be bound by the current version of the Terms and Conditions.
You are solely responsible for the contents of your actions through this web-site. This information on carpooling is provided for information purposes only. No claim is made as to its accuracy, authenticity, appropriateness or suitability for your particular needs or circumstances or for any particular use. Mackay Regional Council and Ergon Energy, their members, employees, agents, consultants and representatives accept no liability for any loss or damage caused by any error or omission contained in the information. Those engaging in carpooling arrangements must ensure, and are otherwise responsible for, their own personal safety. The Mackay Regional Council and Ergon Energy cannot and do not ensure your safety. By engaging in carpooling you agree and accept:
Rules vary so please check with your individual organisation.
Most Australian insurers state that car-sharing will not affect an individual's car insurance so long as a profit is not made. Drivers with any concerns should check with their insurance company as terms and conditions may vary between insurance providers over time. Make sure that the person you drive with has valid registration and insurance. ALL CARPOOLERS TRAVEL AT THEIR OWN RISK.
Members should satisfy themselves as to whether they will be covered by Workers Compensation insurance in relation to your particular travel.
All images and content are owned by the Mackay Regional Council. Copying or reproduction of the site cannot be undertaken without prior written permission.
Primarily we keep only your details as entered by you during the registration process. However, many web based systems and Internet Service providers record technical information about your PC. If you need to know what technical information is collected by this site please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Mackay Carpool site will not disclose or publish information that identifies individual machines, or potentially identifies sub-groupings of addresses, without consent or otherwise in accordance with the Queensland Information Privacy Act 2009.
Mackay Carpool site will collect, use and disclose more extensive information than stated above in the following circumstances: • unauthorised attempts to access files which are not published Mackay Carpool site pages; • unauthorised tampering or interference with files published on the Mackay Carpool site; • unauthorised attempts to index the contents of Mackay Carpool site by other sites; • attempts to intercept messages of other users of the Mackay Carpool site; • communications which are defamatory, abusive, vilify individuals or groups or which give rise to a suspicion that an offence is being committed; and • attempts to otherwise compromise the security of the web server, breach the laws of the State of Queensland or Commonwealth of Australia, or interfere with the enjoyment of the Mackay Carpool site by other users. Mackay Carpool site reserves the right to make disclosures to relevant authorities where the use of the Mackay Carpool site raises a suspicion that an offence is being, or has been, committed. In the event of an investigation, Mackay Carpool site will provide access to data to any law enforcement agency that may exercise a warrant to inspect our logs.
Yes. Information collected is stored in an appropriately secure format and held by Operators for Mackay Carpool site purposes. When the information is no longer required for the purposes for which it was collected it is deleted.
Mackay Carpool site provides feedback facilities on the Mackay Carpool site to allow users to provide input into the future development of the site and to comment on the provision of service by the Office. The provision of personal details on feedback is optional. Users may provide personal details for the purpose of receiving a reply to their feedback. This information will only be used for the purpose for which it was provided. We will not add your email address or name to any mailing list. The Mackay Regional Council may publish aggregated information about feedback on the site, to the extent that it does not identify or cannot be used to identify individual users.
The Mackay Regional Council captures this information on its own computers. Access to the raw data is restricted to a limited number of officers in Mackay Regional Council for the purpose of analysis and to report on the success of the Mackay Carpool site. If you would like to access information held about you by the Mackay Regional Council, please email email@example.com
Due to the developing nature of privacy principles for online communication, this policy may be modified or expanded in light of new developments or issues that may arise from time to time. The amended policy will be posted to this site and will operate from the time it is posted. Updated 21/06/2011
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