Terms of Use


Unless otherwise indicated, copyright in the content of this website is the property of the original data providers and the project Partners.

All content is protected by Australian copyright law and, by virtue of international treaties, equivalent copyright laws in other countries.

Users are only allowed to submit data of their own copyright. By uploading data to the Algal Bloom Observations Registry users agree to the immediate publication of their data.

The site may also include content whose copyright belongs to third parties and which has been lawfully included in this site by agreement or specific licence.

Users may for their own, non-commercial purposes view or make copies of material contained on the site and use the content for scientific analysis. Usage of the data should be accompanied by the appropriate acknowlegement of this registry.

Images used on this website were provided by and are copyright of Dr Julie Phillips, Kate Moore and the Queensland Museum.

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The Partners comply with Australian and Queensland privacy laws and guidelines. The Partners treat personal information collected by it as confidential. Personal information supplied by you will only be used for the administrative or educational purposes or in accordance with a specific consent given by you.

The Partners will not make available to a third party any personal information supplied by you unless required or permitted by law. This may also occur where you have consented to the disclosure. The Partners may distribute aggregated statistical information for statutory reporting purposes, but only in a form that will not identify any person individually.


While every effort has been made to ensure information on this website is accurate, the Partners do not warrant or represent the accuracy, currency and completeness of any information or material available on its website.

It is the responsibility of the user to determine the suitability and appropriateness of the information and its specific application. The information contained in this website is produced for general information only without assuming a duty of care. It is not intended that the information be taken as professional advice on specific applications.

The Partners do not accept any legal liability or responsibility whatsoever for any injury, loss or damage, due to or arising out of the user's application of, or use of, or reliance upon, or interpretation of, the information contained in this website. The details and information do not necessarily represent the views of the Partners.

The Partners reserve the right to change information or material on the website at any time without notice.

Links within this website may lead to external sites. The Partners do not sponsor, endorse or otherwise approve of any information or statements appearing in those sites. The Partners are not responsible for the availability of, or the content located on or through, any such external sites.