Terms of use

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Thank you for visiting www.ghd.com.  We hope that you find our website ("the Site") informative.
Thank you for visiting www.ghd.com.  We hope that you find our website ("the Site") informative.

This Site is operated by GHD and its related entities and affiliates (collectively "GHD").  By using GHD's Site you (meaning any user of this Site) are deemed to expressly accept and be legally bound by the following terms and conditions.  Please read the terms and conditions carefully.  If you do not wish to be bound by the following terms and conditions, please immediately cease using our Site and downloading any further content from it.

  • "The Site" means the whole or any part of the webpages, including individual elements of design, code elements, all written content, text, sounds, graphics, photographs, logos and other content.
  • The Site is provided for general guidance and information purposes only.  The information provided on this Site is not intended to be construed as, or substitute for, the provision of professional advice.  We expressly do not purport to give professional advice over our Site.  You should consult with a GHD professional advisor in your region in relation to any information on the Site before seeking to rely on it.
  • Whilst every reasonable effort has been made by GHD to ensure all information, articles, news, updates, other information or content available on the Site is accurate at the time of publication, some errors or mistakes can occur.  All information and content on the Site is provided "as is" with no guarantee, warranty or representation in relation to completeness, accuracy, timeliness, relevance, sufficiency, fitness for any particular purpose or reliability.
  • The Site uses log files, Google analytics and Cookies to help us to improve your experience of our website and to ensure that it performs as you expect it to. We also use location based tools to collect personal information about your geographic location and use this to provide county- and region-specific information. By accessing this website you agree to this collection and use of data. To learn more about GHD's use of these technologies, please refer to our Privacy Policy.
  • To the fullest extent permissible pursuant to applicable law, GHD disclaims any and all liability to you, any Site users and any affected third party in respect of the whole of the content on this Site and you agree that in no event shall GHD be liable to you or any affected third party for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential or other damages (including but not limited to, liability for loss of use, data, business interruption or profits), costs or expenses otherwise incurred, whether actionable under tort (including negligence), contract or otherwise, even if GHD was advised or knew or should have known the possibility of such damages. To the extent permitted by law, all warranties (express or implied) are disclaimed.
  • By using and accessing our Site, you agree to comply with all applicable laws, regulations, statutes and codes of practice, including without limitation, laws and regulations applicable to intellectual property rights, copyright and moral rights. 
  • GHD strives to ensure that its Site is at all times technically sound.  However, GHD does not warrant and makes no representation that the content or any downloads or other material on this Site will be free from viruses, other harmful components, data-processing errors, technical glitches, operational problems, errors, bugs or other harmful elements.  You remain solely responsible for the security and protection of your information processing systems when using the Site.
  • Certain links on this Site may lead to third party servers, operators or websites over which GHD has no control.  GHD disclaims any liability in relation to any links to other servers, operators or websites. It is recommended that you review the relevant website's terms and conditions of use before proceeding.
  • Content on our Site - including any concepts, ideas, methods, procedures, processes, know-how, publications, models, products, programs, software, technology, techniques, templates, designs, photographs, art work, graphics, logos and information on or described on the Site - may be copyrighted, proprietary or subject to intellectual property or other rights.  Any unauthorised use of any materials, content or information on our Site may violate copyright, trademark and other laws or applicable intellectual property or licensing rights.  No materials, content or information on our Site may be used, reproduced, transmitted or exploited in any form or by any means without the express written permission of your regional GHD office.
  • The GHD logo and the GHD name are registered trademarks of GHD. GHD and its related entities and affiliates also hold registered trademarks in relation to other entity and affiliate logos, products, service names, software programs and projects.  Use of the GHD name, logo or other related entities' or affiliates' registered marks, products, programs or logos requires express prior permission.  Unauthorised use of any GHD name, logo, product, program or other registered marks is prohibited to the fullest extent of the law. 
  • Access to some areas on our Site are deliberately restricted by the use of security measures ("Secure Sites") to certain authorised user(s), GHD client's or employees of GHD who have been granted unique credentials or usernames and passwords ("Authorised Users").  No persons other than Authorised Users are permitted to access Secure Sites.  Authorised Users are not permitted to share or transfer their credentials to enable others to access Secure Sites.  Authorised Users are responsible for maintaining the security and confidentiality of their password, username and other credentials. Any attempts by unauthorised persons to gain access to Secure Sites or the fraudulent use or misuse of an Authorised User(s) credentials will be actioned appropriately by GHD.  Should an Authorised User become aware that their credentials are being used to access Secure Sites without their permission, please contact your regional IS Help.
  • In circumstances, where you provide us with any personal information, personal data or personally identifiable information on our Site, we collect, use, secure and store that information in accordance with our Privacy Policy.  A copy of our Privacy Policy is available here.
  • These Terms of Use are effective as of 21 November 2017.  We may make changes to our Site or our Terms of Use from time to time by posting a copy of the updated Terms of Use to our Site.
  • You agree to defend, indemnify and hold GHD and its related entities harmless from any and all liabilities, costs, expenses (including legal costs on a full indemnity basis) in relation to the violation of these Terms of Use by you or in connection with any misuse, misappropriation or unauthorised reproduction or use of any information, content or materials on our Site by you.
  • By accessing the GHD website, you allow GHD to collect your geographic location provided by your IP address and use it to provide county- and region-specific information.

 "GHD" is a reference to a reference to GHD Group Pty Ltd and includes any company carrying on business that is part of the GHD group of companies.