Terms of use

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Welcome to Open Backyards. Your use of this website is deemed to be your acceptance of these Terms of Use. Please read them carefully.


You agree to use this website only for lawful purposes, and in a manner that does not infringe the rights of or restrict or inhibit the use and enjoyment of this website by any third party. This includes conduct which is unlawful or which may harass or cause distress or inconvenience to any person, the transmission of obscene or offensive content or disruption to this website.

You must not post or transmit via this website any unlawful, defamatory, obscene, offensive or scandalous material, or any material that constitutes or encourages conduct that would contravene any law.


This website is not a substitute for independent professional advice and you should obtain any appropriate professional advice relevant to your particular circumstances.


Comments on this website are provided by, and are the responsibility of, the person or people who made such postings. We do not endorse, support, or guarantee the truthfulness, accuracy, or reliability of any of the comments posted on this website or endorse any of the opinions expressed.

We take reasonable care in linking to other websites but we have no direct control over the content presented in those websites or the availability of those websites.

We make no representation that the material on any linked websites does not infringe the intellectual property rights or any other rights of any person. We do not authorise the reproduction of such material.


The development and management of this website is coordinated by Open Backyards. Open Backyards is responsible for the security of information while it is collected by, stored on or passing through the Open Backyards website (OpenBackyards.com.au ) system. We strive to protect comments and information you provide on this website. We will use all reasonable endeavours to ensure that your comments and information are not compromised. However, we cannot guarantee that no Harmful Code will enter this website. You should be aware of the risks associated with using websites.

We recommend that you use appropriate and up-to-date firewall and anti-virus software to protect your computer systems.


For more information about how we protect your privacy and personal information, please see our Privacy Statement.

In order to participate in, and contribute to, this website you may be required to register and provide an email address.

We will only use and disclose your personal information to a person, body or other Agency to provide you with a service that you have requested or as authorised by law. For example, if a law enforcement authority or court order lawfully directs us to disclose the information of a user.


These Terms of Use are governed by the laws of Victoria, Australia and you agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Victoria. If any of these Terms of Use are held to be invalid, unenforceable or illegal for any reason, the remaining Terms of Use will continue in full force.

We may revise these Terms of Use from time to time.

Please contact us if you have any questions, problems or feedback regarding our site.


Harmful Code – Any form of harmful surreptitious code or other contaminants, including viruses, bugs, trojan horses, spyware or adware.

You and Your means the user of this website.

Our, Us and We means Open Backyards