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GraniteNet is an Incorporated Body under Queensland legislation, The Associations Incorporation Act 1981, administered by DEEDI.


All logos, trademarks, symbols and content on this site belong to their respective owners and no permission for their use is inferred or given.

All images and graphical content on this site is subject to copyright and the unauthorized copying or use of that content is in breach of that copyright.

Intellectual property rights cover the design and code that make up this site and any unauthorized copying or use of that content can breach those rights.


GraniteNet through this site aims to provide a source of relevant and valuable information. However due to possible changes in a number of areas and factors beyond our control we cannot warrant the accuracy of the information or the quality of any products published or advertised here. Therefore any information contained within this site should not be relied upon in any form of decision-making.

It is the responsibility of the website user to verify the accuracy of any information found.

We provide editor access to groups in good faith. If parties dispute who has the right to contribute information about a particular group or service we will attempt to facilitate problem solving to develop the best outcome for all parties.

No responsibility for any loss or damage whatsoever arising in any way from any representation, act or omission, whether express or implied (including responsibility to any person by reason of negligence) is accepted by GraniteNet or any agent or employee of GraniteNet for the use of information provided.

It is the responsibility of the advertisers to ensure that advertisements or any related entry complies with the Trade Practices Act 1974 and all relevant legislation. GraniteNet accepts all entries for publication on this website on the condition that the advertiser indemnify GraniteNet and its servants against all actions, suits, claims loss and/or damages resulting from anything published on behalf of the advertiser.

Links to Other Sites

Links to other sites are provided as source of information only and are in no way an indication of endorsement or support for the information, views or opinions that may be provided on those sites.


Terms and Conditions

You agree that you are subscribing only your own email address (or an email address that you are authorised to subscribe) and that anything posted by you to the GraniteNet website may become a permanently available public resource.

Your subscribed address is used only by the email list server for your subscription and for your login to this site. It will never be provided by us to any other party for any reason.

You understand that whenever you log into the site, your IP address well be logged and that any malicious behaviour including subscribing a non-authorised email address or using any foul language on the website) will have you banned from the website, and may result in legal action.

These conditions are subject to change without notice. Please check back here often to keep up to date. The date of this revision is in the footer below.

CDS values your interest and the time you spend on GraniteNet ( We are strongly committed to protecting your privacy.

The Privacy Policy and Plan

This Privacy Statement explains GraniteNet privacy practices related to the content and use of its websites.

Collection of Information

1. Automatic logging of information [site visit data]

IP addresses are used to administer the website and to diagnose problems. An IP (Internet Protocol address) is the address of a computer. We may use it to track your session, with the information used for statistical purposes e.g. numbers and frequency of visitors to the website.

When you visit our website to read pages or download information, the following information is automatically collected - the user's IP address, the user's top level domain name (e.g. /com, .gov, .au etc), the date and time of the visit to the site, the pages accessed and documents downloaded, the referring site and the type of browser/operating system used. No attempt will be made to identify users or their browsing activities except in the unlikely event of an investigation, where a law enforcement agency may exercise a warrant to inspect the Internet Service Provider's logs.

This site visit data is anonymous information, aggregated for analysis, with identifiable characteristics removed. Recording usage patterns helps to identify popular areas of our site, and helps us work to improve and develop the site.

For security reasons, we use software programs to monitor network traffic and identify unauthorised attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage. It is a criminal offence to interfere with computers and data.

2. Collection of Personal Information

GraniteNet collects personal information (name, email address and phone number etc.) when you provide it to join the website system. This information is stored in a secure database. The information will be used only for its intended or a directly related purpose. The information you provide will not be used for any other purpose without you consent (see Disclosure below).


Cookies are small files that a website can store on a user's computers and are used for keeping the "state of a user session" i.e. remembering who you are from a page requesting information to supplying it. The cookies that are used by GraniteNet are used to aid you in the use of the websites. They include you name and email address and your user ID. We do not use this information in any way other than to remember you login on your particular computer and web browser and pre-fill forms to save you typing.

We use cookies to measure certain visitor patterns, including areas of the website you have visited. This research is used to help us understand user habits, so the website can be improved.

If you prefer not to receive cookies, you can adjust your Internet browser to refuse cookies or to warn you when cookies are being used. Refusal may make some parts of our website inaccessible, unusable, or behave strangely.


GraniteNet may be required on occasion to disclose you personal information to third parties e.g. if required by law or to provide the service you requested.

We will not disclose your personal information for any other purpose unless you have authorised us to do so.

Under no circumstances will GraniteNet sell or receive payment for licensing or disclosure of your personal information.

External Links

This site may contain links to other sites. GraniteNet is not responsible for the Privacy practices or the content of such websites.

Access and Correction

Personal information you provide is accessed only by authorised persons.

GraniteNet will take reasonable steps to ensure your personal information is accurate, complete and up-to-date. Should you wish to access or amend this information, please contact us.

If you wish to opt out of receiving any communications or be removed from any databases, please contact us.


This site has security measures in place to protect against loss, misuse and alteration of information under our control. However no data or email transmission over the Internet is 100% secure. We do our best to ensure the security of our site.

Privacy Concerns

If you have and questions about this privacy statement, please contact us.


This statement is regularly reviewed and updated. See date below.

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