Terms of Use

This website is owned and operated by Centre for Social Finance Law Pty Ltd ACN 623 728 129 (“Centre”, “we” or “us”).

By using this website you are deemed to accept the terms and conditions set out below.

Website: “this website” means the whole or any part of the web pages located at www.sflcentre.com, and includes the layout of this website; individual elements of this website’s design; underlying code elements of the website; or text, sounds, graphics, animated elements or any other content of this website.

Amendments and alterations: the Centre may change these terms of use (“amendment“), and may terminate, suspend or alter the content of this website (“alteration“), at any time without notice. Any amendment or alteration will be effective immediately. Your use of this website after any amendment constitutes an agreement by you to comply with and be bound by the amended terms of use.

Links and other websites: this website may contain links to material on other web sites.

The links are provided to other websites solely for your convenience. They may not remain current or be maintained. The Centre does not endorse, recommend or approve of any information, products or services referred to on such linked sites and assumes no responsibility for the contents of any other website to which this website offers links.

Your use of any link to a linked website is entirely at your own risk. Unless stated otherwise on this website, the Centre has no relationship with the owners or operators of those linked website, and no control over or rights in those linked websites. When using other sites, you will be bound by the terms and conditions posted on those websites (which may be different from the terms of use of this website).

Registered users: in order to access some of the information contained on this website you may need to become a registered user.  To become a registered user you must complete your registration details in the manner described on this website.  The Centre reserves the right to terminate or not accept your registered user status at any time if you breach these terms and conditions.

Social Impact Hub: the Centre has developed the Social Impact Legal Toolkit that is contained on this website (including through links to other websites) jointly with Social Impact Hub Pty Ltd ABN 11 168 298 477 (“Social Impact Hub“).  Access to some parts of the toolkit is limited to registered users.  The Centre may share personal data of registered users with the Social Impact Hub in accordance with the Centre’s Privacy Policy .

Disclaimer: The content on this website is provided by the Centre in good faith on an “as is” basis for general information purposes only.

The content on this website is not intended to constitute or substitute for legal or other professional advice. All articles, briefings, updates or other information available on this website are prepared with the aim of being current as at the date of writing. It should be noted that such information can rapidly become out of date. You must make your own assessment of the information and rely on it wholly at your own risk. You should not take any action based on information found on this website without seeking legal advice.

The Centre is not liable to you or any other person for any loss or damage (however caused, including by negligence) arising from or in connection with the use of this website and/or use of the content on this website or on the websites of other entities that are hyperlinked from this website.  In particular, without limiting the foregoing:

  • the Centre makes no representations about the suitability, reliability, timeliness, comprehensiveness and accuracy of the information, services and other content contained on this website, and to the extent permitted by applicable law, all representations, warranties and other terms are excluded.
  • legal content on this website relates only to the law or laws it is specified to apply to, and that law may be different from your law.
  • under no circumstances will the Centre be liable for any direct, indirect, special, incidental or consequential damage (including but not limited to loss of profits, interest, data, business revenue, anticipated savings, business or goodwill).
  • the Centre will not be liable in any way to you or anyone else for any loss or damage, however caused which may be directly or indirectly suffered in connection with websites of other entities that are hyperlinked from this website.

The Centre cannot guarantee that the content of this website, and the way in which the content is provided on this website, will always be correct or fault, error and virus free. The Centre does not accept liability for incorrect content or errors or omissions in this website or its content (whether of legal, typographical, technical or other nature).

The Centre will not be liable for any interference with or damage to your computer systems that may occur in connection with use of this website or a linked website, or for any data lost or any equipment or software replaced by you as a result of you using this website. You must take your own precautions to ensure that whatever you select for your use from this website is free of viruses or anything else (such as worms or trojan horses) that may interfere with or damage the operations of your computer systems.

The Centre may, from time to time, change or add to this website without notice. However, we do not undertake to keep this website updated. The Centre is not liable to you or anyone else if errors occur in the information on this website or if that information is not up-to-date.

This general disclaimer is not restricted or modified by any specific warnings and disclaimers elsewhere on this website.

User rights and intellectual property rights: this website, and (except to the extent otherwise stated) all content on this website, is the Centre’s copyright property. All rights are reserved.

You are provided with access to it only for your personal and non-commercial use or as expressly authorised in the terms of use of a particular legal resource such as the Social Impact Legal Toolkit. Other than for these permitted purposes, and for the purposes of and subject to the conditions prescribed under statutes that apply in your location, you may not, in any form or by any means:

  • adapt, reproduce, store, distribute, transmit, print, display, perform, publish or create derivative works from any part of this website; or
  • commercialise any information, products or services obtained from any part of this website, without our written permission.

All rights in this website and the content on this website including copyright, design rights, patents, inventions, knowhow, database rights, trade marks, source codes and any other intellectual property rights in any of the foregoing are reserved to the Centre and/or its content and technology providers.

All trade names, trade marks, service marks and other product and service names and logos (“Marks“) displayed on the website are proprietary to their respective owners and are protected by applicable trade mark and copyright laws. These Marks may be registered or unregistered marks of the Centre or others.

Nothing contained on the website should be construed as granting any licence or right of use of any other person’s or entity’s trade mark which is displayed on this website without their express permission.

You may not remove, change or obscure the Centre’s logo or any notices of proprietary rights on any content of this website.

Links to the Centre’s website

You may not link the homepage or any other parts of this website without prior written consent from the Centre.

Privacy policy

These terms of use incorporate, and should be read together with, the Centre’s Privacy Policy. The Centre will use only the personal data which you submit to us via the website in accordance with our Privacy Policy. The Privacy Policy and the Centre’s Cookies Policy also describe how this website may collect, store and use cookies.

Commercial Electronic Messages

If you express interest in products or services through your use of this website, you consent to the Centre sending commercial electronic messages (including messages about the Centre’s products and services and the products and services of third parties) to electronic addresses which you have provided to the Centre or for which you or your employer (or your employer’s related bodies corporate) are the relevant electronic account holder.


If any provision of these terms and conditions is or becomes invalid, illegal or unenforceable in any respect under the law of any jurisdiction:

  • the validity, legality and enforceability under the law of that jurisdiction of any other provision; and
  • the validity, legality and enforceability under the law of any other jurisdiction of that or any other provision,

shall not be affected or impaired in any way thereby.

These terms and conditions and any dispute, controversy, proceedings or claim of whatever nature arising out of or in any way relating to these terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the law of New South Wales, Australia and the courts of New South Wales, Australia shall have exclusive jurisdiction to resolve any disputes between us relating to these terms and conditions.

Issued as at 30 January 2020