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Last updated: October 28, 2022

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Please read these terms and conditions carefully.

  1. These terms of service apply to the use of the website ('Website') and mobile application ('App'). By using the Website or the App, you agree to these terms and conditions. If you do not accept these terms and conditions, you must not use the Website or the App. We reserve the right to make changes to these terms of service which will be effective once they are published on the Website or the App. You should revisit this area of the Website or App regularly to check the terms and conditions. When such changes are made, the "last updated" date at the top of this page will be modified.
  2. The Website and the App are owned and operated by The Weather Company Pty Limited ACN 078 711 930 ('we', 'us', etc) from Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
  3. You acknowledge the inherent uncertainty in weather forecasting and accept that we make no guarantee or warranty as to the accuracy of any specific weather forecast, hindcast or advice that may be provided on the Website or the App.
  4. To the maximum extent permitted by law, the Website, the App and their content are provided on an "AS IS" and "AS AVAILABLE" basis. We do not warrant that functions contained in the Website or the APP or any of their content will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected, or that the Website or App or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or bugs.
  5. IP rights
    1. All intellectual property rights, including copyright, in the Website, the App and their contents are owned or licensed by us or are used by permission. Except as expressly permitted by the Copyright Act 1968 (Cth), and under these terms and conditions, you must not reproduce, modify or adapt the Website, the App or any of their contents.
    2. You may download material from the Website or the App and print a copy for your own use, if you do not remove any copyright and trade mark notices in the material.
    3. You acknowledge that these terms and conditions do not transfer any intellectual property right to you in the Website, the App or any of their contents.
  6. Using the Website and the App
    You must not use the Website, the App or any of their contents:
    1. in breach of any law or regulation,
    2. to infringe a third party's rights,
    3. to breach any standards, content requirements or codes promoted by any relevant authority, or
    4. in connection with any information or material that may be, or that may encourage conduct that may be unlawful, threatening, abusive, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, profane or indecent.
  7. Linking to the Website
    We permit links to the Website from other websites ('third party websites') on condition that:
    1. you clearly identify the link to the Website as a link to the website,
    2. you regularly check the link to ensure that it remains current,
    3. you do not provide a link in a context or a manner which disparages our reputation,
    4. you must not use the link or information provided on the Website for your own commercial purposes,
    5. we may cancel our consent to a link at any time and, if we request it, you must immediately remove the link, and
    6. you indemnify us against any loss, damage or harm we may suffer as a result of your link.
  8. Linking to other websites
    We provide links to other websites that are not under our control ('linked websites'). You acknowledge that:
    1. we are not responsible for any content contained on those linked websites,
    2. we provide links to linked websites for convenience only and those links should not be construed as an endorsement, recommendation or approval by us of those linked websites, or the owners or operators of those linked websites, and
    3. links to linked websites may not remain current or be maintained.
  9. Mailouts
    1. Registered members may receive important Website or App notices informing you of matters that may affect your user account.
    2. You may unsubscribe from our emailed newsletter at any time.
    3. Please see our privacy policy at  which sets out details of how we use your personal information.
  10. Limitation of liability
    [Note: Summary of this clause: Our legal liability to you is limited to the maximum extent the law permits us to limit it.]

    1. We are not liable for any direct or indirect loss or damage, however caused (including by negligence), arising out of your use of or unavailability of the Website or the App, any of their contents, or any linked websites. We are not liable for any of the following losses or damage (whether such losses where foreseen, foreseeable, known or otherwise): (a) loss of data; (b) loss of revenue or anticipated profits; (c) loss of business; (d) loss of opportunity; (e) loss of goodwill or injury to reputation; (f) losses suffered by third parties; or (g) any indirect, consequential, special or exemplary damages arising from the use of the website or App regardless of the form of action.
    2. To the extent that our liability for a breach of any statutory condition or warranty cannot be excluded, then to the extent permitted by law, liability is limited to, at our discretion, the replacement of the information or material available from this site or a remedy of our choice contained in section 64A of the Australian Consumer Law.
  11. Specific terms for Weatherzone subscribers
    The following terms apply specifically to users subscribed to a paid Weatherzone Ad-Free or Weatherzone Pro subscription:
    1. Weatherzone Ad-Free and Weatherzone Pro are optional account upgrades offered by The Weather Company Pty Ltd that provide advanced weather features, functions and content beyond the freely available service.
    2. Subscribers have the choice of upgrading to this service during the sign-up process and at any other time within 'account settings'.
    3. If you choose Visa, Mastercard, or American Express as the payment method, your credit card will be automatically billed at the start of each renewal period.
    4. You may downgrade your account at any time via 'account settings'. This will take effect in the next subscription period.
    5. To cancel your subscription, you must do so at least 24 hours before the end of the current subscription period. After cancellation, you may continue using the subscription features until the current subscription expires.
  12. General
    1. We may change these terms of service from time to time by posting the change(s) or updating these terms and conditions on the Website or the App. All changes will be effective upon posting unless otherwise specified. If you do not agree to any modification(s), your only recourse is to cease using or accessing the Website or the App. If you continue to access the Website or the App after any changes become effective, then your access will constitute acceptance of such changes.
    2. We may at any time novate, assign, transfer, mortgage, charge or deal in any other way with these terms of service (or part thereof) or grant or confer the benefit of any right arising under these terms of service.
    3. If a particular term of these terms of service is not enforceable, it should be modified so as to be enforceable, but regardless will not affect any other terms. Any failure by us to act upon a breach of these terms of service does not constitute a waiver of any rights that we may have.
    4. These terms of service are governed by the laws of the state of New South Wales, Australia. The parties agree to submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of New South Wales, Australia.