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Terms of use


  • The www.opalanz.com website (the Website) is owned and operated by Paper Australia
    Pty Ltd (ABN 63 061 583 533) (Opal).
  • Access to and use of the Website is provided by Opal on the following terms and
    conditions and any other directions or rules of use on the Website (Terms of Use).
    Please read them carefully.
  • Whenever you access or use the Website, you agree to these Terms of Use.

Amendments to the Terms of Use

  • Opal reserves the right to amend the Terms of Use from time to time by posting any new
    versions on the Website.
  • You are responsible for informing yourself of any changes by regularly reviewing these
    pages. If you access the Website after changes are posted, you agree to all changes
  • These Terms of Use were last revised on 16 February 2024.


  • All material published on the Website is owned by Paper Australia Pty Ltd, or in the case
    of some material, third parties, and its contents is subject to copyright.
  • Opal grants you a limited licence to view the Website and its contents using your web
    browser and electronically copy and print hard copies of parts of the Website solely for
    personal, non-commercial use.
  • Except to the extent permitted by applicable legislation, you must not use, copy, modify,
    transmit, store, publish or distribute the material on the Website, or create any other
    material using the Website, without obtaining the prior written consent of Opal.

Trade Marks

  • All trade marks, service marks and logos (Marks) displayed on the Website are
    proprietary to their respective owners and are protected by applicable trade mark and
    copyright laws. The Marks may be registered or unregistered by Opal or others.
  • Nothing on the Website is to be construed as granting any licence or right to use any of
    the Marks displayed on the Website. The Marks must not be used or modified in any
    way without obtaining the prior written consent of Opal.

Linking and Framing

  • You may link to the Website provided you do so in a way that accurately indicates that
    the link is to the Website and is not misleading. Any such links must not incorporate
    Opal’s Marks, and must not be used to disparage or otherwise detrimentally affect the
    reputation of Opal and its related bodies corporate (as defined in the Corporations Act
    2001 (Cth)) (Opal Group).
  • The Website may contain links to websites of third parties (Third Party Site) and may
    on occasion display content or information from other websites within frames on this
    Website. We are not responsible or liable for that content or information, and do not
    warrant the accuracy, currency or suitability for any purpose of that information.
  • Opal is not required to maintain or update links to a Third Party Site. Links to a Third
    Party Site is not any endorsement, approval, recommendation or preference by Opal of
    the owners or operators of the Third Party Site, or any information, products or services
    referred to on the Third Party Site, unless otherwise expressly stated on the Website.
  • Opal does not warrant that information on any Third Party Site is free from computer
    viruses or any defects, errors or infringements of intellectual property rights, nor does
    Opal authorise any such infringement by providing these links.
  • Opal disclaims liability for any loss or damage whatsoever arising from your use of links
    to a Third Party Site.


  • Your access to the Website is at your own risk. The information contained in the
    Website is provided by Opal in good faith on an "as is" basis. The information is
    believed to be accurate and current at the date the information was placed on the
    Website. However, while Opal will use reasonable endeavours to update the Website
    from time to time, Opal does not guarantee that all information on the Website is up to
    date on any given day.
  • To the extent permitted by applicable law, Opal makes no representation or warranty as to the reliability, accuracy or completeness of the information contained on the Website or that the Website will be
    uninterrupted or error free. To the extent permitted by applicable law, all
    representations, warranties and other terms are excluded.


  • You must take your own precautions to ensure that the process which you employ for
    accessing the Website does not expose you to the risk of viruses, malicious computer
    code or other forms of interference which may damage your computer system or those
    of other parties.
  • Except to the extent required by law, the Opal Group will not be liable to you, or any
    other person, for any losses, liabilities, damages, costs, charges or inconvenience
    incurred or suffered as a result of viruses, malicious computer code or other forms of
    interference, or damage to your computer system or those of any person which may
    arise in connection with your use of the Website.


  • A ‘cookie’ is a small text file that contains information that is stored on your computer.
    Cookies are used for technical purposes to facilitate the use of the Website.
  • If you do not wish to accept cookies, your web browser may be set so that you
    automatically deny the storage of cookies or are informed every time a website requests
    to be allowed to store a cookie. Please be aware that some areas or features of the
    Website may rely on cookies and so may not work if you delete or decline cookies.
  • Opal may use cookies to identify your computer on the server and so Opal can track
    your use of the Website. In some instances, cookies may collect and store personal
    information about you. Such personal information will only be used by Opal in
    accordance with the Opal Privacy Policy.


Any information Opal collects about you via the Website or otherwise will only be used
and disclosed by Opal in accordance with the Opal Privacy Policy located at


  • To the maximum extent permitted by law, the Opal Group will not be liable to any person
    or entity for any direct, indirect, consequential or other loss or damage (however
    caused, including due to negligence), which may arise out of, or in connection with, the
    use of the Website or the use or reliance on information, including any publication or
    media release, contained on or linked to from the Website. Further, the Opal Group
    does not endorse or accept any liability for the contents of any website referred to on, or
    linked to from the Website.
  • If any law implies a condition or warranty into these Terms of Use which cannot lawfully
    be excluded, then, to the maximum extent permitted by law, the Opal Group’s liability for
    any breach of such implied term will be limited to the supply of the relevant service
    again or the payment of the cost of having that service re-supplied.

Governing Law

  • If a dispute arises regarding the Terms of Use, the laws of the State of Victoria, Australia
    will apply. You submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the State of
    Victoria, Australia and the courts of appeal from them, and waive any rights that you
    may have to challenge the appropriateness of that forum.
  • If you access the Website in a jurisdiction other than Victoria, Australia, you are
    responsible for compliance with the laws of that jurisdiction, to the extent that they apply.
  • If the information on the Website is translated into or presented in languages other than
    English, the English version of that information will be authoritative in relation to any
    disputes regarding its interpretation.