Terms of Use

Glowworms Home
  1. Being a user of Glowworms Home
  •   The website is free for use by individuals, government organisations and not-for-profit organisations.
  •   It is not for use by for-profit or commercial businesses.
  1. Code of conduct for potential receivers
  •   You acknowledge that Glowworms Home’s purpose is to provide an online platform for donors to donate home care equipment or consumables to those in need. The website is only a listing service. There is no agency, partnership, joint venture or employment relationship intended or created by arising out of the website.
  •   All information regarding equipment or consumables, such as equipment use instruction, warranty or equipment installation should be referred to the donor.
  •   You acknowledge that Glowworms Home does not provide ongoing equipment maintanence, storage or warranty.
  •   You acknowledge that Glowworms Home does not provide equipment pick-up or shipping service. The arrangement is made privately between you and the donor.
  •   You acknowledge that Glowworms Home is not responsible for adverse events related to injuries that arise from using or installing the donated equipment.
  •   You will not harvest or collect information about others without consent.
  •   You will not distribute or send communications that contain spam, chain letters or pyramid schemes to others.
  •   You agree to show respect and courtesy when you communicate with the donors.
  1. Code of conduct for donors
  •  You agree that you will post appropriate items and will NOT:
    •  post any threatening, abusive, defamatory, obscene or indecent material or item
    •  post items which put others at risks, such as faulty equipment
    •  provide false or misleading information
    •  infringe any third-party right
  •  You will provide all essential information about the equipment or consumables to the potential receiver (for example, warranty).
  •  You acknowledge that Glowworms Home does not provide equipment pick-up or shipping service or storage.
  •  You acknowledge that Glowworms Home is not responsible for adverse events related to injuries sustained by receivers from using the donated equipment.
  •  You will not harvest or collect information about others without consent.
  •  You will not distribute or send communications that contain spam, chain letters or pyramid schemes to others.
  1. Your Account
  •   To post an item or search for a needed item, you will need to register with Glowworms Home and set up an account with your email address and a password.  The email address you register with will be your email address, and you are solely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password.
  •   You are solely responsible for all activities that occur under your account.
  1. Website Content
  •   The website provides resources for carers and grieving families. Whilst all effort is made to ensure the material on this site is accurate and up to date, such material does not constitute provision of profession advice and service.
  •   Glowworms Home 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 any linked site.
  •   Users should seek appropriate independent professional advice prior to relying on, or entering into any commitment based on material published here, which material is purely published for reference purposes alone.
  1. Sponsoring Organisations
  •   Glowworms Home will require sponsorship from other organisations to maintain its long term sustainability.  The website will acknowledge sponsoring organizations.
  •   Material, summarised views, standards or recommendations of third parties, which may also be included on this site, do not necessarily reflect the views of Glowworms Home or indicate a commitment to a particular course of action.
  1. Intellectual Property
  •   The Glowworms Home logo is trademarked. Permission to use the Glowworms Home logo will only be granted in exceptional circumstances.
  •   Website content should not be copied or transferred without consent from Glowworms Home.
  1. Social media
  •   We will build our social media networks and communities by establishing linkages within each social media tool. We will, for example, ‘follow’ (Twitter) ‘add to favourites’ (Facebook), ‘like/suggest’ (YouTube) other relevant government departments, organisations and professionals.
  •   When you use Glowworms Home, you are using an external site and are therefore bound by the terms and conditions of use of that site. We encourage you to review the legal policies of that site for further information.
  1. Risks you assume by using the site
  •   By entering the site, you will be deemed to have released and discharged the Glowworms Home, represented by www.glowworms home.org.au for all claims, losses, and damages the user may incur as a result of using the website service.
  •   You will be assuming all risks associated with the use of this site, including risks to your computer, software or data by any virus which might be transmitted, downloaded or activated via this or an external website and/or its contents.