Terms and Conditions

Website Terms and Conditions

The Royal Western Australian Bowling Association trading as Bowls WA (“BWA”) is the registered owner of the Bowls WA website www.bowlswa.com.au which shall be known as the “website”.

These terms and conditions cover the use of the website. BWA reserves the right, at its sole discretion,to modify these terms and conditions from time to time. Use of the website constitutes agreement of the terms and conditions by the users of the website.

Public Forum

The website may provide an area, site or feature which offers the opportunity for users to publish submissions for viewing by other website users, including but not limited to a chat area, message board or profile page (“Public Forum”).

It is a condition of use of the website that all users are and remain solely responsible for any submissions that they publish or distribute. Persons under the age of 18 years must obtain their parents or guardian’s permission before submitting any content on the website. BWA can not guarantee the privacy or security of any information published or distributed through a Public Forum. BWA has no duty to monitor any Public Forum, however BWA does reserve all right to edit, remove or otherwise deal with any material which is published or distributed through a Public Forum or otherwise on the Websites BWA is not responsible for, and it does not endorse, the opinions, advice or recommendations posted or sent by users in any Public Forum and BWA specifically disclaims any and all liability in connection with any Public Forum.

Ownership of user submitted content remains with the user BWA does not claim ownership rights in any text, files, images, musical works, works of authorship or any other materials (collectively, “Content”) that is displayed, published, submitted or uploaded (collectively,”submitted”) by you on or through the website. You will retain all ownership rights in such submitted Content and are responsible for protecting such rights as appropriate.

Exclusive license granted to BWA

By submitting any Content on or through the website, you grant to BWA an unlimited exclusive license to use, copy, cache, modify, perform, publicly display, reformat, translate, excerpt (in whole or in part), reproduce and distribute the Content for any purpose, whether commercial, advertising or otherwise, in connection with BWA or the sport of Bowls, or the promotion thereof, including the right to distribute the Content outside of the BWA Website. This includes use of the Content in the preparation of derivative works, or incorporation into other works and the grant of sublicenses of the foregoing.

This license is irrevocable, perpetual, exclusive, fully-paid and royalty-free, sublicensable and fully transferrable and worldwide.

You agree that this license includes a right for BWA to sublicense or make such Content available to other persons with whom BWA has relationships for the provision of joint services or otherwise.

To the extent permitted by law, the foregoing includes all rights of paternity, integrity, disclosure and withdrawal and any other rights that may be known as or referred to as moral rights. To the extent you retain any such moral rights under applicable law, you hereby ratify and consent to any action that may betaken with respect to such moral rights.


You represent and warrant that:

  • you own any Content that is submitted by you, or otherwise have the rights, power and
  • authority to grant the license provided in accordance with these terms and conditions;
  • Content submitted by you on or through the Websites does not infringe, violate or otherwise
  • interfere with any copyright, trademark or intellectual property rights of another party
  • including rights arising in relation to trade secrets and any moral rights;
  • nothing you submit on or through the Website is libelous, defamatory, obscene,
  • pornographic, abusive, indecent, threatening,harassing, hateful, offensive or otherwise
  • violates any law or right of any third party;
  • the submission of Content by you on or through the Websites does not affect any privacy
  • rights, publicity rights, trade secrets, contract rights or any other rights of any third persons;
  • you agree to pay for all royalties fees and other amounts owing to any person by reason of
  • the Content submitted by you to or through the Website;
  • you will under no circumstances use the site or the service to send unsolicited e-mails, bulk
  • mail, spam or other materials; harass, threaten, stalk or abuse any person or party or post
  • any false, inaccurate or incomplete material.

Content posted

BWA may, but is not obligated to, delete any Content posted on the Websites that in the sole judgement of BWA violates these terms and conditions, or which may be offensive, illegal or violate the rights, harm or threaten the safety of any person. BA assumes no responsibility for monitoring the Websites for inappropriate Content or conduct.

BWA has no control over, and no duty to take any action regarding, who gains access to the Websites or the effect of its content. BWA takes no responsibility for Content which may be considered offensive or inappropriate and BWA will not be responsible or liable for the accuracy, copyright compliance, legality or decency of material contained in or accessed through the site.

Limitation of Liability

In no events shall BWA, or its officers or employees, be liable with respect to the Website for any:

  • indirect, incidental, punitive, or consequential damages of any kind whatsoever;
  • damages for loss of use, profits, data, images,user submitted Content or other intangibles;
  • damages for unauthorized use, non-performance of the site, errors or omissions; or
  • damages related to downloading or posting Content.

BA excludes all implied conditions and warranties regarding the site and the services, except any implied condition or warranty the exclusion of which would contravene any statute or cause any part of these terms and conditions to be void (“Non-Excludable Condition”).

To the extent permitted by law, BA’s liability to you for breach of any Non-Excludable Condition is limited, at BWA’s option (as the case may be), to supplying the services in respect of which the breach occurred again, or payment of the cost of having those services supplied again.


Material may contain links to other sites. BA does not necessarily sponsor, endorse or approve of any material on such sites or the operators of such sites. BWA makes no warranties or representations regarding the quality, accuracy, merchantability or fitness for purpose of any material on other websites to which Material is linked.

Privacy statement

BWA may collect information through the Website. BA respects the privacy of the individuals of whom it collects, uses, discloses and holds personal information. BwA has a Privacy Statement that

is based on the National Privacy Policy Principles contained in the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth). BWA uses the information it collects for a range of purposes including, but not limited to, to administer and promote Bowls in Western Australia, and to provide related services and activities, to register, select and insure participants, and to assess the level of interest in BWA.


If you wish to make a complaint about any of the content that appears on the website, please send your complaint in writing to enquiries@bowlswa.com.au.

Any queries in relation to the website or these terms and conditions can be directed to enquiries@bowlswa.com.au.