Website and Social Media Terms & Conditions

Information on this website

This website is brought to you by the Foundation for the Western Australian Museum Ltd (Foundation for the WA Museum) (ABN 41 623 497 978).

These Terms govern your use of the website. By browsing, accessing, visiting or otherwise using any part of our website, you agree to be legally bound by these Terms. We may change these Terms at any time. Any revised Terms will be made available on our website and by continuing to use the website you agree to be bound by any revised Terms.



The Foundation for the WA Museum takes its privacy obligations seriously. Your submission of personal information through our website is governed by our Privacy Policy. Our Privacy Policy is available on our website. 


Information on this website

The website and the content and information on the website (content) are subject to copyright, trade mark and other intellectual property rights. These rights are owed by, licensed or granted to, the Foundation for the WA Museum.

You agree not to reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell or exploit any portion of the website or content without express written permission from us. Unless we agree otherwise in writing, you are provided with access to the website only for your personal use. You are authorised to print a copy of any information contained on the website for your personal use, unless such printing is expressly prohibited. In doing so, you must not remove, change or obscure our logo or any notices of proprietary rights on any content. Without limiting the foregoing, you may not without our written permission on-sell or commercialise any information or content obtained from the website.

The content is provided by the Foundation for the WA Museum for general information purposes only. The Foundation for the WA Museum may, from time to time, change or add to the website or its content. To the maximum extent permitted by law, we do not accept responsibility for any loss, damage, cost, expense or injury you or a third party suffers as a result of reliance by you or that third party upon the accuracy or currency of website and the content.

If the website displays any other person's or entity’s trade mark, you must not use that trade mark without first obtaining that person's or entity’s express consent and nothing on the website or in these Terms may be construed as granting a licence to use, or implying consent to the use of, such trade mark.


Our website and cookies

As with many commercial websites, the Foundation for the WA Museum may also use 'cookies' to collect information which tells us about visitors to our website. As you navigate through our website, certain information can be passively collected (that is, gathered without you actively providing the information) using various technologies, such as Unique Device Identifiers (UDI), cookies, Internet tags or web beacons, and navigational data collection (log files, server logs, clickstream).

In certain circumstances, this information may be considered anonymous information or personal information under the Privacy Act. This is dependent on the device used and the method by which you connect to the Internet. For example, while this information is generally not linked to the identity of visitors, it may be linked where our website is accessed via links in an email we have sent or where we are able to uniquely identify the device or user accessing our website.

Your Internet browser automatically transmits to the website you are browsing some of this anonymous information or personal information, such as the URL of the website you just came from, the Internet Protocol (IP) address, the UDI (if applicable) and the browser version your device is currently using. Our website may also collect anonymous information or personal information from your device through cookies and Internet tags or web beacons. You may set your browser to notify you when a cookie is sent or to refuse cookies altogether, but certain features of our website might not work without cookies, and this may limit the services provided by our website. Cookies and other technical methods may involve the transmission of information either directly to us or to another party authorised by us to collect information on our behalf.

Our website may use and combine such passively collected anonymous information or personal information from various third-party sources to provide better service to our website visitors and users, customise our website based on your preferences, compile and analyse statistics and trends, and otherwise administer and improve our website for your use. We may combine your visitor session information or other information collected through tracking technologies with personally identifiable information from time to time in order to understand and measure your online experiences and to determine what products, promotions and services are likely to be of interest to you. By accessing our website (including via links in an email we have sent), you consent to information about you being collected, compiled, and used in this way.


Settings in your browser

All browsers permit you to reject and/or delete cookies either one at a time or all at once. The procedure for this depends on the browser you use. While you are able to reject or delete cookies if you no longer wish to store them on your computer, please be aware that some functionalities and services may be reduced or will not work as a consequence.


External links from this website

Any links have been provided for your convenience. Websites which you are transferred to are not controlled by the Foundation for the WA Museum and the Foundation for the WA Museum is not responsible, and does not accept any liability, for the information contained on those websites. The provision of a link does not constitute an endorsement or approval of that website or any products or services on that website.


Social media

The Foundation for the WA Museum operates various social media sites in addition to its website (social media).

We appreciate receiving your feedback, thoughts and questions as we share our work, updates and stories with you, which we feel are important to our community.

The Foundation for the WA Museum believes that social media should be an enjoyable and respectful platforms for everyone. Difference in opinion is welcome but we ask that you do this politely and with respect, and please stay on topic.

We reserve the right to delete and block any user, comments or posts that are reasonably considered offensive or which unreasonably upset our community. In engaging with our social media channels, you should also adhere to any rules or regulations stipulated by the relevant social media operator.

On liking or following our social media sites, you agree to abide by these Terms.

Some third-party cookies enable visitors to the sites to use social media features, like sharing and sending or recommending pages to others. Such third parties include YouTube, Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn. Using these elements of the sites allows these service providers to set cookies on your device and track your behaviours within their platforms. Social media and sharing tool providers may also detect your presence on the sites if you are logged into their services.

Please note that the cookies set and tracking carried out by these third-party providers are not under our control. For further information, please view the privacy policies of these third parties.


User content and conduct

The Foundation for the WA Museum may provide areas on our website and social media channels where you can upload user-generated content, post or provide information about yourself, communicate with other users, provide reviews for content, products and/or services or interact with or vote on particular content.

This information may be shared with others and may be publicly posted on our website and social media, including without limitation, other social media platforms and other public forums in which you choose to participate. This information may become publicly available and may be read, collected and used by others outside of our website and social media channels. The Foundation for the WA Museum is not responsible for the conduct of others who may read, collect and use this information.

In addition to other prohibitions as set forth in the Terms, you are prohibited from using the website or its content, or our social media channels: 

  • for any unlawful purpose;
  • to solicit others to perform or participate in any unlawful acts;
  • to violate any international, federal, state or territory regulations, rules, laws, or local ordinances;
  • to infringe upon or violate our intellectual property rights or the intellectual property rights of others;
  • to "troll', harass, abuse, insult, harm, defame, slander, disparage, intimidate, or discriminate based on gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, race, age, national origin, or disability;
  • to submit false or misleading information;
  • to upload or transmit viruses or any other type of malicious code that will or may be used in any way that will affect the functionality or operation of the website or of any related website, other websites, or the Internet;
  • to collect or track the personal information of others;
  • to spam, phish, pharm, pretext, spider, crawl, or scrape;
  • for any obscene or immoral purpose;
  • any content with contains profane, defamatory, offensive or violent language, deliberately disruptive statements meant to hijack comment threads or throw discussions off-track, links or comments containing sexually explicit content material, discussion of illegal activity, or any other content determined to be inappropriate, in poor taste, or otherwise contrary to the purposes of the post or the page;
  • to transmit any worms or viruses or any code of a destructive nature; or
  • to interfere with or circumvent the security features of the service, the website, the social media channel, or any related website, other websites, or the internet.
  • We reserve the right to terminate your use of the website, any related website, or our social media channels for violating any of the prohibited uses.



You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless the Foundation for the WA Museum and each of its related entities, and the directors, officers, employees, affiliates, agents, contractors, suppliers, service providers or licensors of each of them (each an Indemnified Party), from any claim or demand, including reasonable solicitors' fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your breach of these Terms or the documents they incorporate by reference, your use of the Website or the Content or your violation of any law or the rights of a third party.


Warranties and disclaimers

The website and its content is provided 'as is' and 'as available' for your use, without any representation, warranties or conditions of any kind, either express or implied, including all implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, merchantable quality, fitness for a particular purpose, durability, title, and non-infringement.

While we endeavor to provide a convenient and functional website, we do not guarantee, represent or warrant, whether express or implied, that the website and the content will meet your purposes or requirements, is accurate, complete or reliable, that your use of our website will be uninterrupted, timely, secure or error-free, or that the website is free of viruses or other harmful components.


Limitation of liability

In no case shall an Indemnified Party be liable for any injury, loss, or claim, or any direct, indirect, incidental, punitive, special, or consequential damages of any kind, including, without limitation lost profits, lost revenue, lost savings, loss of data, replacement costs, or any similar damages, whether based in contract, tort (including negligence), strict liability or otherwise, arising from your use of the website or the content, or for any other claim related in any way to your use of the website or the content, including, but not limited to, any errors or omissions in any content, or any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of the website, any product or service procured as a result of using the website, or any content posted, transmitted, or otherwise made available via the website, even if advised of their possibility.

If you use automatic language translation services in connection with this website you do so at your own risk with regard to the accuracy of the information.

The information and data on this website is subject to change without notice.

Some jurisdictions do not allow, or place limits on, the exclusion or the limitation of liability in certain circumstances. In such jurisdictions, the provisions of this clause apply to the maximum extent permitted by law.



We reserve our right to discontinue, suspend or terminate your access to the website without notice and in our sole and absolute discretion. Obligations and liabilities of the parties incurred prior to the termination date, shall survive the termination of these Terms.



In the event that any provision of these Terms is determined to be unlawful, void or unenforceable, such provision shall nonetheless be enforceable to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, and the unenforceable portion shall be deemed to be severed from these Terms. Such determination shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any other remaining provisions


Applicable law and jurisdiction

These Terms and any separate agreements shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Western Australia. You irrevocably submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Western Australia.



If you have any queries in regards to these Terms & Conditions, please contact us via:



WA Museum Boola Bardip
Francis Street
Perth WA 6000



(08) 6552 7474