Terms of Service

Last updated: May 27th, 2019.

This page describes the terms and conditions that govern your use of certain Future Women digital products, including the website www.futurewomen.com (“Website”), mobile applications offered by Future Women Pty Limited (“FW”, “us” or “we”) and the Future Woman private Facebook Group (FW FB Group).

1.1 If you choose to use the Website, FW FB Group or any FW branded or owned mobile sites and applications, or any of the related features including but not limited to RSS, API, software and other downloads (collectively, the “Services”), you will be agreeing to abide by all of the terms and conditions of these Website Terms between you and FW in addition to any applicable terms of use provided by third party service providers such as Facebook.

1.2 Please take the time to read these Website Terms together with our Privacy Policy. We may, from time to time, review and update these Website Terms to take account of new laws, technologies and changes to our operations. Your use of the Website and Services is governed by our most recent Website Terms.

2.1 The Website and Services is designed for an audience over eighteen (18) years of age. Should you be under age 16, you need to get your parents permission before using the Services.

2.2 All content, information and materials appearing on the Services (including, but not limited to news articles, photographs, images, illustrations, podcasts, video clips, links, forum posts, messages, emails), also known as the “Content”, are protected by copyright, and owned or controlled by Future Women Pty Ltd. or the third party credited as the provider of the Content. You acknowledge that, as between FW and you, FW is the sole owner of all content on the Website and Services, including, without limitation, all applicable copyrights, patents, trademarks, trade secrets, trade names, logos, and other intellectual property rights thereto.

3.1 On certain parts of the Services we encourage you to submit your own personal contributions for example by submitting photographs, video footage or written feedback or participating in discussions with other members in our Member Directory or the FW FB Group) (Your Contributions). Your Contributions are subject to the following conditions:

3.2 We accept no liability in respect of any content submitted by users and published by us or by authorised third parties.

4.1 It is your responsibility to ensure that Your Contributions do not breach any applicable laws or rights. Without limiting this obligation we require that Your Contributions do not:

5.1 When contacting other members via our Member Directory or contributing to the FW FB Group, you agree to use respectful language, and not to use language that abuses or discriminates on the basis of race, religion, nationality, gender, sexual preference, age, region, disability, etc in any contributions you make. Hate speech of any kind is grounds for immediate and permanent suspension of access to all or part of the Services.

5.2 FW welcomes active discussions and debate between its users on the Services, but personal attacks are a direct violation of these Website Terms, the Community Guidelines available at https://futurewomen.com/community-guidelines/ and are grounds for immediate and permanent suspension of access to all or part of the Service.


6.2 Please note while we will not necessarily reply to all complaints, we will consider whether there are any grounds for taking action for each complaint received.

7.1 The Website or Services contain links to other related Internet sites, resources, and advertisers. Such links should not be interpreted as approval by us of those linked websites or information you may obtain from them. Since we are not responsible for and have no control over the availability of these outside resources, or their contents, you should direct any concerns regarding any external link to the site administrator or Webmaster of such site.

7.2 Our Services may include advertising and promotional material provided by our advertisers. We do not recommend or endorse any advertiser, its products or services and we ask that you contact the advertiser directly if you have any queries or concerns regarding the content of any advertisement.

8.1. Events hosted or otherwise promoted by FW are generally available to Members and third parties to attend, subject to purchasing a ticket to such event. Future Women ticket and event offers are open on a ‘first-come-first-served’ basis and no guarantees are made in regards to your attendance or availability of tickets. Tickets purchased are non-transferable and non-refundable.

8.2 Specific event terms may apply to a Future Women event (Event Terms) and these will be made available to you at the time of purchasing your ticket. FW events are powered by a third party event platform such as Humanitix or Swoogo and as such by purchasing a ticket to a Future Women event you are agreeing to the Terms of Service on their site in addition to the Future Women terms. Future Women is not responsible for the performance of the third party platforms.

9.1 Please see our Privacy Policy for details of how personally identifiable information is collected from you and may be processed or shared with others.

10.1 In addition to the FW Website, Future Women has created a dedicated private FW Facebook Group available for Members of FW to join at their election. Your participation in the FW FB Group is subject to these Website Terms, the Privacy Policy and the FW Community Guidelines in addition to the Facebook Terms (available at www.facebook.com.terms) that you agree to be bound by at all times when using the Facebook platform.

10.2 Future Women is not responsible for the performance of the Facebook platform nor any action that Facebook may take in relation to your usage of its services including (but not limited to) the removal of any item of Content posted by You on the FW FB Page or your continued access to the FW FB Page or the Facebook platform.

11.1 You agree that Future Women Pty Ltd may without notice terminate your access to our Services without notice on any reasonable grounds including but not limited to:

Except where expressly specified the Content is provided for your information only. It is not intended as advice and you should not rely upon it as such. You should verify any important information we provide (such as information about health, finances and travel) and seek independent advice suited to your specific circumstances prior to making any decisions.

Your use of the Services is at your sole risk. The Content and Services are supplied to you on an “as is” and “as available” basis. To the extent permitted by law Future Women Pty Ltd, its related bodies corporate, partners and licensors expressly disclaim all warranties and conditions of any kind regarding our content and services whether express or implied unless expressly set out in these Website Terms. Without limiting the foregoing we do not warrant that: our Content is accurate or reliable. Nor do we warrant that our Services will be timely, uninterrupted or error free or that any errors or defects will be corrected. In no circumstances are we liable for any indirect or consequential losses or damages arising in connection to your use of the Services.

We rely on you to use the Services responsibly and to observe these Website Terms. If Future Women Pty Ltd suffers any loss or damage or incurs any costs in connection with any breach of these Website Terms or any other legal obligation then you agree to indemnify Future Women Pty Ltd for the losses, damages and costs.

These Website Terms and any issues arising under these Website Terms will be dealt with under the laws of New South Wales, Australia.