Please read the following Terms and Conditions carefully as they govern your use of this website.

By accessing the Drive Against Depression website, you agree to these Terms and Conditions. 

The primary purpose of the Drive Against Depression website

This website has been established to raise awareness about mental health in Australia, particularly around depression and anxiety. It also provides a supportive online community that uses motoring as a tool to alleviate symptoms, and offers referral services to health practitioners as part of our Mental Wellness Network.

The website is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. You should seek the advice of an appropriately qualified healthcare professional (please refer to our Mental Wellness Network) before making decisions about your personal circumstances. You should not disregard professional medical advice, or delay seeking it, because of any information provided on this website.

Overarching disclaimer

To the extent permitted by law, we will not be liable to you or anyone else for any loss or damage, however caused (and whether direct, indirect, consequential or economic) which may be directly or indirectly suffered in connection with accessing this website or those of other websites we may link to.

This overarching disclaimer is not restricted or modified by any of the following specific statements and disclaimers.

Specific statements and disclaimers

The information contained on this website is provided by us in good faith, on an 'as is' basis. The information is believed to be correct and current as at the date of publication.

We make no representation as to the accuracy, reliability, or completeness of the information contained within the website, or that your use of this website will be error-free.

You must make your own assessment of the information contained on this website and, if you choose to rely on it, it is completely at your own risk.

We are not liable to you or anyone else if interference with or damage to your computer systems occurs in connection with your use of this website or any externally linked website found within. You must take your own precautions to ensure you are protected from viruses or other unwanted intrusions that may interfere with or damage your computer systems.

To the extent permitted by applicable law, all implied conditions, representations, warranties and other terms are excluded. You must ensure that your access to this website is not illegal or prohibited by laws which apply to you or your location.

We may, from time to time, change or add to this website without notice. 

Your use of this website

As a condition of accessing this website, you agree to not use this website for any purpose prohibited by the below terms.

You will not:

  • use this website to defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise offend any person;
  • publish, distribute, email, transmit or disseminate any material which is unlawful, obscene, defamatory, indecent, offensive or inappropriate;
  • use automated scripting tools or software;
  • engage in or promote any third party surveys, contests, pyramid schemes, unsolicited emailing or other 'spamming' via this website;
  • impersonate any other person or entity;
  • share information which reasonably identifies another person without their consent (if you do share personal information about another person, please refer them to our Privacy Policy;
  • upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any material that you do not have a right to make available, or which contains viruses, or other malicious software designed to alter, interrupt, limit or destroy the functionality of other computer software or hardware; or
  • breach any laws or regulations which are applicable to your use of this website in your jurisdiction.

If you have a complaint about any of the content that may be published on this website, you should contact us via [email protected]

    Copyright

    Unless otherwise indicated, all material on this website is the copyright property of Drive Against Depression or is used under licence. All rights are reserved.

    You are provided with access to this website and may download, store in cache, display, print or copy information or material stored on this website (in its unaltered form) for your personal and non-commercial use only.

    Except for these purposes, and subject to the conditions prescribed under the Copyright Act 1968 (or any similar statute that applies in your jurisdiction), you may not, in any form:

    • 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.

    If you wish to make any other use of the material found on this website, you must obtain our permission before doing so. To ask for permission or for further information, please contact us via [email protected]

      Privacy

      By agreeing to these Terms of Use, you also agree to our Privacy Policy.

      Accessing our website

      We may use cookies (small data files stored on your computer) to collect anonymous traffic data and to improve your website user experience. You can remove or block cookies using the settings in your web browser, but this may limit your experience of the website.

      We may also collect and store information about your visit to the website, including:

      • the name of the domain from which you accessed the internet;
      • the date and time you accessed the website;
      • the internet address of the website from which you linked directly to the website;
      • the pages you accessed while visiting the website;
      • the type of device from which you accessed the website; and
      • the location from which you accessed the website.

      All other collected information is aggregated and cannot be used to identify you. This information is used to track visitor numbers and to assess how the website is being used.

      We do not collect this information for any type of online advertising.

      Website membership

      Website membership enables you to contribute to the interactive elements of this website, such as the fundraising pages

      Regardless of whether you register, your use of this website assumes acknowledgement that the views of members posting content, queries or comments on this website are not necessarily endorsed by us.

      Social media

      We have a varied social media presence, which currently includes Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn. All content on these social pages is subject to the individual terms of use provided by these social media platforms.

      By interacting with our social channels, you agree to be bound by the terms of use of the relevant social media provider.

      Linked websites

      This website may contain links to other websites. Those links are provided for further information and may not remain current. We have no control over any linked website that is not our own property.

      The inclusion of a linked website should not be considered as an explicit endorsement by us of the owners or operators of that website, or for any information, product or service referred to on the linked website.

      Your use of any linked website is entirely at your own risk and you will be bound by the terms and conditions (if any) posted on the linked website and not by our Terms and Conditions.

      We are not responsible for the privacy practices of any third party social media, linked website or other service providers that you may access via this website.

      General statements

      On this website, 'Drive Against Depression' means Drive Against Depression Limited ACN 621317011. Within these Terms and Conditions, "we", "our" or "us" can be considered as representing Drive Against Depression Limited.

      'Website' means the whole or any part of the web pages located at www.driveagainstdepression.com.au and includes the layout, individual design elements, underlying code elements and any text, sounds, videos, graphics, animated elements or other content contained on this website.

      We may change these Terms and Conditions at any time without notice. Any amendment will be effective immediately. Your continued use of this website after any amendment constitutes an agreement by you to comply with, and be bound by, these amendments. You should access and read these Terms and Conditions from time to time to assess any changes.

      These Terms and Conditions are governed by the laws in force in Victoria, Australia and you submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Victoria, Australia and any courts which may hear appeals from those courts in respect of any proceedings in connection with using this website.

      Contact us

      Please email [email protected] if you wish to discuss any aspect of these Terms and Conditions.