Terms of Use

Your use ofthis site, or any other web properties or third-party sites managed by Adara Partners (Australia) Pty. Limited (Adara Partners), Adara Development (Australia) and Adara Advisors Pty. Limited (Adara Advisors), or your provision to us of any content or personal information constitutes your agreement to these terms of use, including but not limited to the Privacy and Information Security Policy (Privacy Policy)  as amended from time to time. Do not use this site or provide content or personal information if you do not agree to the terms or if your jurisdiction will not honour them.


The Adara Group consists of two businesses, Adara Partners and Adara Advisors, and an international development organisation, Adara Development (collectively the Adara Group, we, us etc.) The objective of the business entities is to fund the core support costs of Adara Development.

www.adaragroup.org (Adara Group website)and www.knowledgecentre.adaragroup.org (Adara Knowledge Centre website) are websites associated with the Adara Group. These terms of use are an agreement (Agreement) between the Adara Group and you, and govern your use of the websites and all information on or submitted through them. Your use of an Adara Group website constitutes your agreement to all such terms, conditions and notices contained in these terms of use.


The Adara Group reserves the right to change the terms, conditions and notices under which the websites are offered, including but not limited to the changes associated with the use of the Adara Group website or Adara Knowledge Centre website.


The Adara Group website and Adara Knowledge Centre website may contain links to other websites (“Linked Sites”). The Linked Sites are not under our control and we are not responsible for the contents of any Linked Site, including without limitation any link contained in a Linked Site, or any changes or updates to a Linked Site. Your use of the Linked Sites will be subject to the terms of use contained within each such site. The Adara Group is not responsible for webcasting or any other form of transmission received from any Linked Site. We are providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not necessarily imply endorsement by us of the site or any association with its operators.


As a condition of your use of the Adara Group website and Adara Knowledge Centre website, you warrant to us that you will not use the website for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms, conditions and notices. You may not use the website in any manner which could damage, disable, overburden or impair the Adara Group or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of the website. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available or provided for through the Adara Group website and Adara Knowledge Centre website.


The Adara Group website and the Adara Knowledge Centre website may contain online resources, blogs, bulletin board services, chat areas, news groups, forums, communities, personal web pages, calendars, and/or other message or communication facilities designed to enable you to communicate with the public at large or with a group (collectively, “Communication Services”). You agree to use the Communication Services only to post, send and receive messages and material that are proper and related to the particular Communication Service. By way of example, and not as a limitation, you agree that when using a Communication Service, you will not:

  • Defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others.
  • Publish, post, upload, distribute or disseminate any inappropriate, profane, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful topic, name, material or information.
  • Upload files that contain software or other material protected by intellectual property laws (or by rights of privacy of publicity) unless you own or control the rights thereto or have received all necessary consents.
  • Upload files that contain viruses, malware, corrupted files or any other similar software or programs that may damage or adversely impact the operation of another’s computer.
  • Advertise or offer to sell or buy any goods or services for any business purpose, unless such Communication Service specifically allows such messages.
  • Conduct or forward surveys, contests, pyramid schemes or chain letters.
  • Download any file posted by another user of a Communication Service that you know, or reasonably should know, cannot be legally distributed in such manner.
  • Falsify or delete any author attributions, legal or other proper notices or proprietary designations or labels of the origin or source of software or other material contained in a file that is uploaded.
  • Restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the Communication Services.
  • Violate any code of conduct or other guidelines which may be applicable for any particular Communication Service.
  • Harvest or otherwise collect information about others, including e-mail addresses, without their consent.
  • Violate any applicable laws or regulations.

The Adara Group has no obligation to monitor the Communication Services. However, we reserve the right to review materials posted to a Communication Service and to remove any materials in our sole discretion. The Adara Group reserves the right to terminate your access to any or all of the Communication Services at any time without notice for any reason whatsoever.

The Adara Group reserves the right at all times to disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request or to edit, refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, in our sole discretion.

Always use caution when giving out any personally identifying information about yourself or your children in any Communication Service. The Adara Group does not control or endorse the content, messages or information found in any Communication Service and, therefore, we specifically disclaim any liability with regard to the Communication Services and any actions resulting from your participation in any Communication Service. Managers and hosts are not authorised spokespersons, and their views do not necessarily reflect those of the Adara Group.

Materials uploaded to a Communication Service may be subject to posted limitations on usage, reproduction and/or dissemination. You are responsible for adhering to such limitations if you download the materials.


Our Privacy Policy is part of these Terms and is incorporated herein. Do not provide, or allow others to provide, personal information about anyone, unless you, on your own behalf and on behalf of anyone whose information you provide: (a) have reviewed and agree with the Privacy Policy, and (b) are authorised to provide that information.

As stated in the Privacy Policy, this website is intended for general audiences and is not directed to users under 18 years of age.


The Adara Group does not claim ownership of the materials you provide to us (including feedback and suggestions) or posts, uploads, input or submissions to our website or its associated services (collectively “Submissions”). However, by posting, uploading, inputting, providing or submitting your Submission you are granting the Adara Group, its affiliated companies and necessary sublicensees, permission to use your Submission in connection with the operations of our organisation including, without limitation, the rights to: copy, distribute, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, reproduce, edit, translate and reformat your Submission; and to publish your name in connection with your Submission.

No compensation will be paid with respect to the use of your Submission, as provided herein. The Adara Group is under no obligation to post or use any Submission you may provide and may remove any Submission at any time in our sole discretion.

By posting, uploading, inputting, providing or submitting your Submission you warrant and represent that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to your Submission as described in this section including, without limitation, all the rights necessary for you to provide, post, upload, input or submit the Submissions.


The information, software, products and services included in or available through The Adara Group website and Adara Knowledge Centre website may include inaccuracies or typographical errors. Changes are periodically added to the information herein. The Adara Group and/or its suppliers may make improvements and/or changes to the website at any time. Advice received or online resources obtained via the website should not be relied upon for personal, medical, legal or financial decisions and you should consult an appropriate professional for specific advice tailored to your situation.

In addition to the above, online resources may contain information about the clinical management of health conditions. Such online resources are designed to provide general information to assist trained health professionals on the practical assessment and management of specific clinical issues or situations and are based on best evidence available at the time the resource was developed. All resources should be used strictly for informational and educational purposes and not as a substitute for proper training, or for the proper assessment of the individual needs of each patient. Updates to the resources will take place as necessary. Please contact us if you are unsure whether you are using the current version of any resources.   

The Adara Group and/or its suppliers make no representations about the suitability, reliability, availability, timeliness, and accuracy of the resources, information, software, products, services and related graphics contained on the Adara Group website for any purpose. To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, all such resources, information, software, products, services and related graphics are provided “as is” without warranty or condition of any kind. The Adara Group and/or its suppliers hereby disclaim all warranties and conditions with regard to this information, software, products, services and related graphics, including all implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title and non-infringement.

To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, in no event shall the Adara Group and/or its suppliers be liable for any direct, indirect, punitive, incidental, special, consequential damages or any damages whatsoever including, without limitation, damages for negligence, personal injury, loss of use, data or profits, arising out of or in any way connected with the use or performance of the Adara Group website and Adara Knowledge Centre website, with the delay or inability to use the Adara Group website and Adara Knowledge Centre website or related services, the provision of or failure to provide services, or for any resources, information, software, products, services and related graphics obtained through the web site, or otherwise arising out of the use of the web site, whether based on contract, tort, negligence, strict liability or otherwise, even if the Adara Group or any of its suppliers has been advised of the possibility of damages. Because some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages, the above limitation may not apply to you. If you are dissatisfied with any portion of the Adara Group website or resources, or with any of these terms of use, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using the Adara Group website and Adara Knowledge Centre website.

use of online resources

The resources are available to you for informational and non-profit educational purposes only. You may not use the resources for commercial activities, profit or monetary gain. The resources are not to be adapted or modified in any manner unless you have obtained our prior written permission to do so.

While we encourage knowledge sharing, please do not reproduce or distribute electronic or physical copies of the resources to other persons unless you have obtained our written permission to do so. This helps us with ensuring that people are accessing the most up to date version of the resources and are made aware of the terms of use. 

Every effort has been madeto identify copyright holders and obtain permission for use of copyright material. Please contact the Adara Development Communications Manager at info@adaragroup.org with any enquiries, requests concerning reproduction of resources or notification of any additions or corrections that should be incorporated into the resources.


The Adara Group reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate your access to our websites and the related services or any portion thereof at any time, without notice. To the maximum extent permitted by law, this Agreement is governed by the laws of New South Wales, Australia. In the case of all disputes arising out of or relating to the use of an Adara Group website, each party submits to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of New South Wales, the Federal Court, and the High Court of Australia, Sydney Registries.

Use of the Adara Group website and Adara Knowledge Centre website is unauthorised in any jurisdiction that does not give effect to all provisions of these terms and conditions. You agree that no joint venture, partnership, employment or agency relationship exists between you and the Adara Group as a result of this Agreement or use of our websites. The Adara Group’s performance of this Agreement is subject to existing laws and legal process, and nothing contained in this Agreement is in derogation of our right to comply with governmental, court and law enforcement requests or requirements relating to your use of the Adara Group website and Adara Knowledge Centre website or information provided to or gathered by us with respect to such use. If any part of this Agreement is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law including, but not limited to, the warranty disclaimers and liability limitations set forth above, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision and the remainder of the Agreement shall continue in effect. Unless this Agreement otherwise specifies, constitutes the entire Agreement between the user and the Adara Group with respect to the Adara Group websites and it supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral or written, between the user and the Adara Group with respect to the Adara Group websites. A printed version of this Agreement and of any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to this Agreement to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form. It is the express wish to the parties that this Agreement and all related documents be drawn up in English.


The Adara Group reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate your access to our websites and the related services. All contents of the Adara Group websites are: Copyright 2021 Adara Development, Adara Advisors, Adara Partners and/or its suppliers. All rights reserved.


The names of actual companies and products mentioned in these terms of use may be the trademarks of their respective owners.

Any rights not expressly granted in these terms of use are reserved.