Terms and Conditions

Website Terms

These terms set out the basis on which you agree to access and use the Northern Beaches Creatives website. As such, please read the terms of use carefully.

Terms and Acronyms

NBC – Northern Beaches Creatives
OMM – Old Mate Media
Creative – an individual creative or creative business


Creatives must be based in the Northern Beaches Council area of Sydney, New South Wales. The Northern Beaches Council covers the regions outlined here: https://www.northernbeaches.nsw.gov.au/council/about-northern-beaches-council/wards-and-suburbs

Copyright, ownership and reproduction

For the Creative

  • Copyright remains with the Creative
  • By submitting to NBC the Creative warrants that it is their own original work/design, it does not use any design, images or elements that are subject to copyright of another party and no other party has any right, title or interest in it
  • OMM will not be responsible for any copyright infringement resulting from false or misleading information supplied by the Creative
  • The Creative will be responsible for any copyright infringement arising resulting from false or misleading information supplied by the Creative
  • Copyright in photographs of work(s) is owned by the photographer
  • Any photo/video content taken by NRC must be credited and linked to NRC if used on website or social media platforms
  • By creating your profile on NBC, the creative gives OMM permission to reproduce images on all websites and social media platforms operated by OMM
  • Images submitted may be used at any time for promotional purposes such as marketing and advertising of the creative and/or NBC, as well as archiving and record-keeping
  • Artists will be given credit where images of their work are displayed by NBC
  • NBC may crop images if needed but will whenever practicable endeavour to retain the integrity of the original image

All copyright and other intellectual property rights subsisting in the NBC and the content and material on the NBC website (including, without limitation, the software, design, text and graphics, and the selection and layout of the NBC website) are owned by or licensed to OMM and protected by copyright under the laws of Australia and other countries.

You may view the NBC website and use its content for personal and non-commercial purposes.

You may not distribute, reproduce, frame, transmit (including broadcast), communicate, adapt, distribute, sell, publish, alter, modify or create derivative works from any part of the NBC or the except as permitted by statute or with our written consent.

Privacy and confidentiality

All personal details are confidential and ANR will not sell, distribute or lease personal information to third parties unless it has the Creative’s written permission to do so or it is required by law to do so.

Any personal information collected by OMM through the NBC will be handled in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

Changes to the Website Terms

We may change the Website Terms from time to time by publishing an updated version to Northernbeachescreatives.com.au

By continuing to use the NBC website, you will be deemed to have accepted the updated Website Terms and agree to be bound by them.


We will require you to register with us in order to create a creative profile.

You are solely responsible for the use of your user account, and must ensure that you keep all passwords secure.  You will be responsible for any access to your profile using your registration details, even if that access is by another person.

We will endeavour to take all reasonable steps to keep secure any information which ee hold about you.  Your information is stored on secure servers that are protected in controlled facilities, in accordance with Our Privacy Policy.

Website Access & Availability

We reserve the right to modify, discontinue, or disable all or part of the NBC website, on either a permanent or temporary basis, at any time.  We will endeavour to provide you with prior notice of any modifications by posting an update on the NBC website, however you accept it may not always be possible to provide prior notice.

We may suspend, terminate or limit your access to all or part of the NBC website at any time if you breach the Website Terms.

Website Use

1. No Unlawful, Infringing or Offensive Activity

You must not post, transmit to or via the NBC website any information or content which breaches any laws or regulations, infringes a third party’s rights or privacy or is offensive or contrary to any relevant standards or codes, including generally accepted community standards.  You must not permit or enable another person to do any of those things.

Examples of unlawful, infringing or offensive activity includes, but is not limited to, content or material that:

  • Is false or misleading, abusive, harassing, defamatory, offensive, humiliating, vulgar, obscene, pornographic, racist, discriminatory, or invasive of another’s privacy
  • Is an infringement of the intellectual property rights of another party
  • Is not owned by the Creative
  • May encourage criminal activity
  • Contravenes any applicable laws, regulations, codes and standards
  • Disturbs or damages the NBC website or OMM or our reputation
  • Otherwise breaches these Website Terms.

2. Selection and acceptance of work

Old Mate Media (OMM) may at our sole discretion refuse to publish submitted content, which we deem as unsuitable for the Northern Beaches Creatives (NBC) website.


No Warranties or Representations

To the maximum extent permitted by law, We do not represent or warrant that the NBC and/or content on the NBC website is accurate, reliable, suitable or complete.  In particular, although we use reasonable care and skill in operating the NBC, we cannot guarantee that the NBC and/or your access to the NBC will be continuously available, uninterrupted, timely, secure or virus or error free.

Except as set out below, We exclude all:

  1. warranties whether express, implied, statutory or otherwise, relating in any way to the NBC or your use of it; and
  2. liability (including for negligence) to you or anyone else in respect of any loss or damage (including special, indirect or consequential loss or damage such as loss of revenue, unavailability of systems or loss of data) arising from or in connection with the NBC or any use of the information on the NBC for any reason whatsoever (including negligence).

Links to Third Party Sites

The NBC may contain links to third party websites.  The links are provided for your convenience only, and do not indicate, expressly or impliedly, any endorsement by us of the sites or the information, products, or services provided at those sites.  You access those sites and use the information made available at those sites, solely at your own risk.

We and our contractors make no representation about the accuracy or suitability of the information or links provided on the NBC.  The information is provided on an ‘as is’ and ‘as available’ basis, without express or implied warranty.  You use the information and links at your own risk.  We take no responsibility for the content of Internet sites that link from the NBC.

Intellectual Property Notice

You must not do anything which breaches or interferes with Our intellectual property rights.

Governing Law

The Website Terms are governed by the laws in force in New South Wales, Australia.