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Terms and Conditions

By using the FOLS website, you agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions of Use and the Privacy Statement in relation to your use of and the performance of this website and the information, services and material contained in or provided by it. If you do not accept these Terms and Conditions of Use and Privacy Statement, please exit this website.


You should read these Terms and Conditions of Use and Privacy Statement of the FOLS website carefully. In these Terms and Conditions of Use, "we", "our" or "us" means ForestWorks, including  its employees and agents; and "you" or "your" means the person who accepts these Terms and Conditions of Use by using this website.

Acceptance by you of these terms and Conditions of Use binds you and your employees, officers and agents to comply with these Terms and Conditions of Use. Without implying any licence to do so, if you pass on any information contained in this website to any other person, you should pass on these Terms and Conditions of Use also.  

Acceptance and Changes to Terms of Use

You acknowledge and accept that your use of this website indicates your acceptance of these Terms and Conditions of Use and the Privacy Statement. 

We may at any time vary the Terms and Conditions of Use by publishing variations on this website. By using this website or the services provided through it after the Terms and Conditions of Use have been varied, you agree to be bound by the varied Terms and Conditions of Use.

Website Information

You acknowledge that data collected through the FOLS website (Website Information) is provided by external parties including forest operators, RTOs, assessors, and that ForestWorks cannot guarantee or warrant its accuracy, currency and completeness.

ForestWorks strives, however, to ensure that any website information it provides is accurate.

Availability of the FOLS Website

ForestWorks makes every reasonable effort to ensure that the FOLS website is available for users but does not warrant that the FOLS website will be error free or that your use of it will be error free or uninterrupted.
You acknowledge and agree that ForestWorks will not be held liable for any failure or inability to provide continuous, error free, uninterrupted access to, and use of, the FOLS website. At any time and without notice, ForestWorks may suspend the FOLS website or its operation, or disconnect or deny your access to any part of it, including:
  1. During any technical failure, modification or maintenance involving the FOLS website. Under these circumstances, ForestWorks will use reasonable endeavours to ensure the FOLS website is operating as soon as reasonably practicable;
  2. During any internet or telecommunications connectivity problems or other circumstances beyond ForestWorks control; or
  3. If you fail to comply with the terms of any agreement you have with us (including these General Terms) or if you do, or allow to be done, anything which in ForestWorks opinion may jeopardise or hinder the operation of the FOLS website.


ForestWorks recognises the importance of protecting your security while accessing and using the FOLS website and will use all reasonable efforts to keep its server and transmissions to and from the server secure.
You accept the risk that unauthorised third parties may intercept, gain access to and unlawfully exploit information about you, including the fact that you have accessed the FOLS website. ForestWorks does not warrant the security of your information on the FOLS website.


ForestWorks does not represent or warrant that this website and any other information or material contained in, downloaded or accessible from this website, is free from computer viruses or any other defect or error which may affect your software or systems. You should protect your software and systems by installing and implementing your own security and system checks.


ForestWorks recognises the importance of protecting your privacy. The FOLS website Privacy Statement forms part of these Terms and Conditions.
You acknowledge that you have read and understood the FOLS website Privacy Statement.

Linked Third Party Sites

Hyperlinks and pointers to websites operated by third parties appear on the FOLS website and are for convenience only. ForestWorks' responsibilities to you under these Terms and Conditions of Use only apply in relation to your use of the FOLS website, and end as soon as you leave the site. You acknowledge that you access linked third party sites at your own risk.

No Tampering or Inappropriate Use

You agree to not:
  1. Disrupt, modify or interfere with the FOLS website,  or associated software, hardware and servers or their operation in any way; or
  2. Impede or interfere with others who are using the FOLS website; or
  3. Alter or tamper with any information or material on, or associated with, the FOLS website or its operation; or
  4. Do anything which imposes a disproportionate or unnecessary load on the FOLS website or associated infrastructure; or
  5. Gain, or attempt to gain unauthorised access to secure parts of the FOLS website.  

You agree not to use FOLS or any part of FOLS for a manner not intended. You are not to:

  • interfere with other person/s FOLS records
  • view records of person/s you are not authorised to view
  • share any information you receive from the FOLS for managing your operations wiht aby third party/s

ForestWorks agrees not to share information with third parties unless it is required for the integrity of the whole system.


FOLS is an industry-led, not for profit, membership-based program that is managed by ForestWorks.
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