Terms and Conditions


This website is presented by the Online Safety Commission (OSC) for the purpose of disseminating information free of charge for the benefit of the public.

The OSC monitors the quality of the information available on this website and updates the information regularly.

However, the OSC 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.

The OSC 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 website 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 OSC, or indicate its commitment to a particular course of action.The OSC is not liable to users of the material for any loss or damage however caused resulting from the use of the material.

The OSC accepts no liability for any interference with or damage to a user’s computer system, software or data occurring in connection with or relating to this website or its use. Users are encouraged to take appropriate and adequate precautions to ensure that whatever is selected from this site is free of viruses or other contamination that may interfere with or damage the user’s computer system, software or data.

Links to external websites

This website contains links to other websites that are external to the OSC. The OSC can not guarantee the accuracy of information found at any linked websites and 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.

Intellectual Property Rights

All copyrights, trademarks, patents and other intellectual property rights in and on this website and all content and software located on the website shall remain the OSC sole property or its licensors. The use of the trademarks, content and intellectual property is prohibited without the OSC or its licensors the express written consent.

The user must not:

  • Republish material from this website without the OSC or licencor’s prior written consent
  • Reproduce, duplicate, create derivative, copy or otherwise exploit material from this website for any purpose
  • Redistribute any content from this website, including onto another website

Acceptable Use

The user agrees to use this website only for lawful purposes, and in a way that does not infringe the rights of, restrict or inhibit anyone else’s use and enjoyment of the website. Prohibited behavior includes harassing or causing distress or inconvenience to any other user, transmitting obscene or offensive content or disrupting the normal flow of dialogue within this website.

The user must not use this website to send unsolicited commercial communications and must not use the content on this website for any marketing related purpose without the OSC’s express written consent.