Terms and Conditions

By accessing and using the website under the domain rupa.com.au, you agree with the Rugby Union Players Association Inc (RUPA) to be bound by the following terms and conditions (Terms). Accordingly, you should review them in relation to all or part(s) of the website.

Your access to and use of the website is also subject to RUPA's Privacy Policy.

Use of website content

Subject to the absolute right of RUPA to vary access to all or any part(s) of the website at any time without notice to you, you may:

• view the Materials displayed on the website, including (without limitation) all information, text, graphics, videos, data, names, logos, trademarks, design, software and advertisements (Materials); and

• access the Materials contained in the website.

If you wish to download and use a single copy of any website Material for a temporary, non-commercial personal purpose (such as viewing offline), you may do so.

Downloading any website Material for the purpose of a reproduction, distribution, broadcast or a re-communication by you is strictly prohibited and may only be done upon receipt of prior written consent from RUPA, and upon payment of any fee required by RUPA to be paid by you for that use. All other use, copying or reproduction of any part of the website or Materials is prohibited.

You must not use the website or Materials in any manner or for any purpose which is unlawful or which violates the rights of any owner of any content.

All images used on this website are courtesy and remain the property of Getty Images or are owned by RUPA.

End users are prohibited from downloading, republishing, retransmitting, reproducing, or other use of the content appearing on this website.

Your obligations

You agree to comply with the following obligations:

• To not copy or translate for commercial use, reproduce, adapt, vary or modify any Materials without the express written consent of RUPA, except as expressly authorised by these Terms.

• To ensure your employees, subcontractors and other agents (if any) who have authorised access to the website are made aware of these Terms.

• To not provide or otherwise make available any Material in any form to any person other than employees, subcontractors and other agents (if any) without the written consent of RUPA.

• To not use the material in the website for, or in connection with, a service bureau operation.

Access and accuracy of website

You accept that RUPA takes no responsibility for any error or omission relating to the material contained in the website.

You accept that RUPA makes no undertakings to provide access to the website at any particular time, or for any particular length of time. You agree that RUPA will not be held liable for any lapse in the website's accessibility, or any consequences whatsoever that flow from the unavailability of the website.


This website contains Hyperlinks to other websites. RUPA is not responsible for the content or information on those websites nor are we responsible for the accuracy or suitability of the content or information on those websites.

Exclusion of warranties and limitation of liability

RUPA does not warrant that the website content is accurate, complete or up to date. The existence of inaccurate, incomplete or superseded material in the website will not cause RUPA to be in breach of the terms of these Terms.

RUPA does not represent or warrant that the functions contained in the website or third-party websites will be uninterrupted or without error, that defects will be corrected, or that electronic material in the website and other third-party websites are free of viruses or other harmful components. You should protect your software and systems by installing and implementing your own security and system checks.

Except as expressly provided in these Terms, or as required by law, RUPA excludes all warranties, undertakings conditions, terms and obligations of any kind (including warranties as to merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose, whether express or implied), relating in any way to the Materials on the website.

RUPA does not make any representation as to the quality, characteristics, suitability or fitness for any purposes of any products or services advertised or offered on the RUPA website.

To the extent permitted by law, RUPA disclaims all responsibility and all liability (including without limitation, liability in negligence) for all expenses, losses, damages and costs you might incur as a result of your use of this website or in connection with any Material, products, services or information supplied, offered to be supplied or advertised via this website.

Amendments to Terms

These are the current Terms as at 19 January 2018.

RUPA may at any time vary and amend these Terms by publishing the varied Terms on the website. You accept that by doing this, RUPA has provided you with sufficient notice of the variation and amendment.

RUPA reserves the right to change, add or remove any Material in or from the website without notice.

It is your responsibility to familiarise yourself with the current terms and conditions each time you visit the website.


Failure or neglect by RUPA to enforce at any time any of these Terms shall not be construed or deemed to be a waiver of the rights of RUPA.


If part or all of any provision of these Terms or the application to any person or circumstance is illegal or unenforceable, the provision will be read down to such extent as may be necessary to ensure it is not illegal or unenforceable. If any provision or part of it cannot be so read down, the provision or part of it will be severed from these Terms and the remaining provisions of these Terms continue in force.


This Terms and Materials shall be governed by and construed according to the laws of the state of New South Wales, Australia and you irrevocably and unconditionally consent to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of New South Wales.

Entire Agreement

Together with the RUPA Privacy Policy, these Terms constitute the entire agreement between the parties as to their subject matter and supersede all prior statements or representations as to that subject matter.


RUPA means the Rugby Union Players Association Inc (ABN 61 115 979 068).

Hyperlink means any mechanism of providing a link from one location on the Internet (or a web page) to another location on the Internet (or a different web page, or a different location on the same web page), and includes any mechanism for linking to, or providing access to, files via the Internet.

Intellectual Property means all intellectual property rights, including, but not limited to, copyright, inventions, designs, trade and service marks (including any goodwill in those marks), trade names, circuit layouts, plant varieties, business and domain names, logos, right to have confidential information kept confidential, or any applications to register or right to apply for registration of any of the rights referred to above.