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Franklin Women provides links to companies/organisations and information external to the organisation. Your access & use of such linked websites, including information, material, products & services, is solely at your risk. We do not accept responsibility for, or endorse the content or condition of, any linked site.

Franklin Women reserves the right to vary the material, information or publication on this website without notices.
Privacy Policy

Franklin Women is committed to your privacy and have implemented data practices and this Privacy Policy to comply with the requirements of the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) (Privacy Act), the Australian Privacy Principles set out in the Privacy Act.

This Privacy Policy includes information about the use and disclosure of your personal information and is intended to help you make an informed decision about whether to use or contribute to the Franklin Women website. It was last updated June 2022.

When you look at the Franklin Women website our server makes a record of your visit and logs the following information:

  • your browser’s internet address;
  • the date and time of your visit to the site;
  • the pages you accessed and documents downloaded;
  • the previous site visited;
  • the type of browser you are using.

Franklin Women uses this information for statistical purposes and for system administration tasks to maintain this service. No attempt will be made to identify you or your browsing activities except, in the unlikely event of an investigation, where a law enforcement agency may exercise a warrant to inspect our service provider’s logs.

Any personal details you provide us as part of member registration, newsletter subscription, event registration or enquiry via the ‘contact us’ page will only be used for its intended purpose. If it is to be used for other purposes this will only be done after gaining your consent. Personal details provided as part of member registration can be managed via your account.

We are committed to keeping your Personal Information secure and we take all reasonable steps to protect your information from misuse, interference, loss, and unauthorised access, modification or disclosure. However, your use of the Website is at your own risk and we accept no responsibility, whether we are deemed to have been negligent or not, in the event of a breach of your privacy. You should make your own assessment of the potential risks to the security of your information when making a decision as to whether or not you should use the Franklin Women website.

From time to time we may seek other information from you on a periodic basis as part of surveys or market research. These surveys will provide us with information that allows improvement in the types and quality of services offered to you, and the manner in which those services are offered to you. Participation in such activities is optional. This data will be either collected using our website or through SurveyMonkey which is based in the USA and the European Union (EU). When you complete a survey via SurveyMonkey the information generated by cookies about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by SurveyMonkey on servers located outside Australia. By completing any surveys sent via SurveyMonkey you agree to this transfer of your information overseas. You can find out more about how Survey Monkey handles your personal information at their Privacy Policy. If we publish or share any survey findings it will only be in a de-identified manner and as aggregated data to report on the outcome of the survey.

The content of this Privacy Statement may be updated from time to time, so we suggest that each time you visit this website you read this statement.

If you have any concerns, complaints, questions or would like more information about our Privacy Policy, or our privacy practices, please contact us at [email protected].

If you consider that your complaint has not been adequately dealt with by us, you can make a further complaint to the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner, which has complaint handling responsibilities under the Privacy Act.

Terms of use

The Terms of use supplements the Disclaimer and Privacy Statement.

As a user of the Franklin Women website you agree to be bound by the Terms of Use when using and/or visiting and/or submitting any content to the website.

The Terms of Use may be updated at anytime. You should visit this page from time to time and review the current Terms of Use because it is binding on you.

Posting Material

1. As a member of Franklin Women, you are welcome to post or transmit messages and other material via the Members connect forum, Blog and social networking tools that are provided by the Franklin Women website. You agree that Franklin Women website communications are public and not private and Franklin Women does not guarantee any confidentiality in relation to your communications.

2. You agree that you will not post or transmit materials via Franklin Women that:

a. are unlawful, threatening, abusive, defamatory, obscene, vulgar, pornographic, profane or indecent, constitute (or encourage conduct that would constitute) a criminal offence, give rise to civil liability or are otherwise objectionable;

b. infringes any copyright, trademark, patent, design, confidentiality or other intellectual property rights of another person;

c. impersonates any person or entity or falsely states or otherwise misrepresents your affiliation with a person or entity;

d. are deliberately designed to mislead or deceive others;

e. contains links to any commercial advertising;

f. are for purposes of spamming or obstructing the normal operation of the Franklin Women website or another user of the Franklin Women websites computer facilities;

g. contain any virus or other harmful component; and

h. are an invasion of privacy by including names, phone numbers, addresses or photos or other personal information without the express permission of the individuals to which the information relates.


Where appropriate, contributions to this site will be moderated according to the Terms of Use. Franklin Women has ultimate discretion to prevent website users from posting or transmitting material via the Franklin Women website and has the right to edit, restrict or remove material at any time and without liability.

Franklin Women may in it its sole discretion terminate or suspend your Franklin Women account and access to the Franklin Women site with or without notice and for any reason including circumstances where there is suspicion you have provided false or misleading registration information, interfered with other users or the administration of this site, or violated the Terms of Use.

Copyright and Intellectual Property

We strongly believe in the free flow of information at Franklin Women. However, the material available from the Franklin Women website comes from a number of sources including Franklin Women staff and members, third parties who have given permission for use of their material, and material copied under statutory licences. If you want to republish any material from the Franklin Women website you must first request prior permission, the content has not been edited and we are credited by name.

Franklin Women makes no representations as to the copyright in material submitted by users. Users who submit material to the Franklin Women website grant us a non-exclusive licence to use the content, for example, for our campaigning purposes or marketing materials.


All applications for membership must be made via the Franklin Women website located at (our website).

Members are charged a membership fee per year as outlined on our website. Membership fee is not refundable and non transferable for ‘change of mind’ purchases. Membership is not transferable to another person or company.

You must ensure that all details that you provide to us are accurate and true and that you will not impersonate any person or entity, or falsely state or misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity in your application or your capacity as a member. Any personal information that you provide to us will be dealt with in accordance with the Franklin Women Privacy Policy. Members must promptly notify Franklin Women of any changes in personal information provided.

By becoming a member, you consent to receiving electronic communications from us, which you may opt-out at any time by unsubscribing via the email or via notifying us directly at [email protected].

Franklin Women does not take any responsibility for disputes between members and does not accept any liability whatsoever in relation to such disputes.

Terms of Sale

All bookings for an event run by Franklin Women must be made via the Franklin Women website. A booking is accepted once written notification is provided to you. An acceptance of a booking by Franklin Women is then to be an acceptance by Franklin Women and the Customer of these Terms of Sale to the exclusion of any terms and conditions imposed by the Customer. No booking is binding on Franklin Women until accepted by it.

Entry to any event may be refused if the Customer has not paid for the event in advance or at the time of the event.

Any booking cancellation must be in writing via email and will only be accepted if received as follows:

  • If the cancellation is received at a minimum of 5 working days prior to the event date then a refund will be issued less an administration fee. Booking fee and credit card surcharges will not be refunded.
  • If the cancellation is received less than 5 working days prior to the event date then no refund will be issued however the ticket is transferable to another person by the original ticketholder for the event booked.

The Customer acknowledges that cameras, audio and video recorders may not be permitted at certain events. Members acknowledge that Franklin Women films and photographs events and that the Member consents to Franklin Women using their name, likeness, image and or voice in the event that they are photographed or filmed in any media for an unlimited period without remuneration for the purpose of promoting any service and or products supplied and or distributed by Franklin Women.

Ticket Prices are subject to change and Franklin Women will inform you accordingly if there is a change in Ticket Price. The Customer must pay the Ticket Price for an event and any applicable GST.

If an event is cancelled or postponed by Franklin Women, the Customer may, at its option, credit the Ticket Price towards another event, or obtain a full refund of the Ticket Price. No Administration fee will be charged.


Where appropriate, Franklin Women uses available technology to protect the security of communications made through the Franklin Women website. However Franklin Women does not accept liability for the security, authenticity, integrity or confidentiality of any transactions and other communications made through the Franklin Women website.


You agree to indemnify the Franklin Women from any loss, expense, damage or claim (including legal costs on a full indemnity basis) arising out of your breach of the Terms of Use, your violation of any third party right, including without limitation any copyright, property or privacy right, or any claim that any material posted by you on the Franklin Women website caused damage to a third party.


If any of the Terms of Use is determined to be unlawful, void or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision is deemed severable from the Terms of Use and does not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining provisions.

In the Terms of Use, any reference to Franklin Women includes its employees, officers, agents and contractors from time to time.

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