Terms of Use

Acknowledgement and acceptance of General Terms

Your access to, use of, and linking to, www.dawsonharford.com (the DHP Site) and use of content on the DHP Site is confirmation that you have understood these general terms and conditions of access and use (Terms) and constitutes your agreement to be bound by the Terms.  Dawson Harford & Partners (DHP) reserves the right to amend the Terms at any time and users are deemed to be aware of, and bound by, the amendments to the Terms upon publication on the DHP Site.  Accordingly, we recommend that you review the Terms periodically.

Ownership of content on the DHP Site

The materials displayed on the DHP Site, including all information, text images, names, logos and trademarks (Content) are protected by copyright, trademark and other intellectual property laws unless expressly indicated otherwise on the DHP Site.  All right, title and interest in and to the Content is owned, licensed or controlled by DHP or the party credited as the provider of the Content.

Access to and use of content on the DHP Site

You may browse the DHP Site for your own personal use, information, research, study and educational purposes only.  DHP grants you a limited non-exclusive license to view, copy and print the Content for your non-commercial or personal use only.  All copies that you make must retain all copyright and other notices that are on the DHP Site.  Except as provided in the previous sentence, or as otherwise agreed in writing with DHP, you may not copy, store (either in hard copy or in an electronic retrieval system), use, modify, transmit, revise, publish, broadcast, reproduce, post, display, create a derivative work from, distribute, sell, license, rent, lease or otherwise transfer any of the Content to a third party (including to others in your organisation) for commercial use.  All requests for permission regarding the Content must be in writing and should be sent to the address set out in the “Contact” page of the DHP Site.

Nothing in the Terms shall be construed as granting you any licence under any trademark or copyright of DHP or any third party.

You must not use the DHP Site or the Content in any manner or for any purpose which is unlawful or in any manner which violates any right of DHP or which is otherwise prohibited by these Terms.


The Content on the DHP Site is believed to be accurate and current as at the date of initial publication.  However, neither DHP nor its partners, agents, employees or contractors give any representation or warranty as to the reliability, accuracy or completeness of the Content or warrant that your access to the DHP Site will be uninterrupted or error-free.

Neither DHP, nor its partners, employees and agents shall, under any circumstances, be liable in any way for any loss, or direct, indirect, consequential, incidental, indirect or special damages of any kind or any other damages howsoever arising (whether in negligence or otherwise), out of or in connection with the Content and/or any omissions from the Content, including those arising from:

  • any decision made or action taken by you in reliance upon the Content;
  • loss of use, data or profits, whether arising from use of, or inability to use, any Content on the DHP Site (or any website linked to the DHP Site);
  • negligence of DHP, its partners, employees or agents in procuring, compiling, interpreting, editing, writing, reporting or delivering any Content; or
  • any other cause,

except where liability cannot be excluded by statute.  The Consumer Guarantees Act 1993 does not apply to the supply of services to you by DHP on or through the DHP Site.  Any clause, or part thereof, declared invalid shall be deemed severable and not affect the validity or enforceability of the remainder.


You must indemnify and hold harmless DHP and its partners, employees and agents and keep them indemnified, from and against all loss, actions, proceedings, costs, expenses (including legal fees), claims and damages incurred or suffered by any of them arising from:

  • any breach by you of the Terms;
  • reliance by you on any information obtained through the DHP Site;
  • your use of the DHP Site and/or Content; and
  • reliance upon, or use of, any Content by any person accessing any Content from your computer systems.

Not Legal Advice

The Content provides general information only,  it is not intended as legal advice and must not be relied upon as such.  You should obtain professional legal advice tailored to your specific circumstances and needs prior to making any decisions.

Links to Other Websites

The DHP Site may contain links to third party websites.  These linked websites are not under the control of DHP, and DHP is not responsible for the contents of any linked website or any hyperlink contained in a linked website.  DHP has in no way been involved with developing or reviewing the content on linked websites.  Hyperlinks are provided to you for convenience only, and including any link does not imply any endorsement of the linked website by DHP  and its partners, employees and agents nor does it imply any responsibility for the content or uses of such linked websites.  DHP does not guarantee, represent or warrant the nature, content and reliability of any site to which it is linked and is not liable for any electronic content delivered by a third party, including the accuracy or reliability of any information, opinions, advice or statements made on those linked websites or the timeliness of any electronic content.  You link to any such linked website entirely at your own risk.

Privacy Policy

When you use the DHP Site our server, or our agent’s or contractor’s server (Server), logs the following information, provided by your browser:

  • your server’s IP address (a number which is unique to the machine through which you are connected to the Internet) or your personal IP address;
  • the type of browser and operating system you are using; and
  • the domain name of the referring site (e.g. the previous website that you visited).

The Server also logs:

  • the date and time of your visit; and
  • the URL address of the pages accessed and the documents down-loaded.

This information does not personally identify you. DHP will not try to identify you or your browsing activities except, in the event of an investigation, where a law enforcement agency may exercise a warrant to inspect the service provider’s logs or if your usage is causing technical issues for the DHP Site which may need to be resolved.  DHP may in these circumstances identify your IP address to enable DHP to contact you.