ACIF Terms and Conditions

Full terms and conditions of use of ACIF Forecasts

The content of this site, including but not limited to the text, forecasts and images herein and their arrangements, unless otherwise noted, are Copyright © 2016 Australian Construction Industry Forum (ACIF). The Forecasting Model used in generating the construction forecasts appearing on this site is Copyright © 2016 Barwise. All Rights of ACIF and Barwise are reserved. All trademarks referred to are the property of their respective owners.

Nothing contained herein shall be construed as conferring by implication, estoppel or otherwise any license or right under any copyright, patent, trademark or other proprietary rights of ACIF or Barwise or any other person.
Barwise has granted ACIF the exclusive licence to use the construction forecasts on this site to provide services to clients. All other organisations are prohibited from using these construction forecasts to provide services to clients.

In making this site available, no client, advisory, fiduciary or professional relationship is implicated or established and neither ACIF nor Barwise nor any other person is, in connection with this site, engaged in rendering auditing, accounting, tax, legal, advisory, consulting or other professional services or advice. Economic forecasts are subject to unavoidable statistical variation and can only take into account information that is available at the time that the forecasts are prepared. No warranty or guarantee as to accuracy, content, currency, quality, or fitness for a particular purpose, of any of the information on this site is given by ACIF, Barwise or any of its employees or agents. Neither this site nor any content on or accessed through this site shall be considered a substitute for the independent investigations and the sound technical and business judgment of the user of this site and the user should consult with a professional advisor familiar with their particular factual situation for advice or service concerning specific matters.

Links on this site may lead to servers maintained by individuals or organisations other than ACIF and ACIF makes no representation or warranty regarding the accuracy, timeliness, suitability or any other aspect of the information located on such servers and neither monitors nor endorses such servers or content.

ACIF and Barwise disclaim all liability to any party (including for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage or loss of profits) in respect of or in consequence of anything done or omitted to be done by any party in reliance, whether whole or partial, upon any information contained in this site. Any party that chooses to rely in any way on the information contained in this site does so at its own risk.

Liability limited by the Accountants' Scheme, approved under the Professional Standards Act 1994 (NSW).


This site and its contents are subject to copyright. The site material copyright is owned by ACIF, or in the case of some material, a third party. The site function and operation copyright is owned by Internet Vision Technologies Pty Ltd.

You may view this site and its contents using your web browser and electronically copy and print hard copies of parts of this site solely for personal, non-commercial use. Any other use, including the reproduction, modification, distribution, transmission, republication, display or performance, of the content of this site is strictly prohibited.


This site includes registered trademarks, and other trademarks that are otherwise protected by law. Except as expressly authorised, the use or misuse of any of these trademarks is strictly prohibited.

Included Trademarks and Registered Trademarks are Trademarks of their respective owners.


You agree that your access to, and use of, this site is subject to these terms and all applicable laws, and is at your own risk. This site and its contents are provided to you on "as is" basis, the site may contain errors, faults and inaccuracies and may not be complete and current.

ACIF makes no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied as to the operation of this site or the information, content, materials or products included on this site, except as otherwise provided under applicable laws.

Neither ACIF, nor its affiliates, directors, officers, employees, agents, contractors, successors or assigns will be liable for any damages whatsoever arising out of, or in any way related to, the use of this site and any other site linked to this site. This limitation applies to direct, indirect, consequential, special, punitive or other damages you or others may suffer, as well as damages for loss of profits, business interruption or the loss of data or information.


ACIF cannot guarantee that any file or program available for download and/or execution from or via this site is free from viruses or other conditions, which could damage or interfere with data, hardware or software with which it might be used. You assume all risk of use of all programs and files on this site, and you release ACIF entirely of all responsibility for any consequences of its use.

Third Party Sites

This site may contain links to third party sites. ACIF is not responsible for the condition or content of those sites as they are not under ACIF's control. You access those sites and/or use the site's products and services solely at your own risk. The links are provided solely for your convenience and do not indicate, expressly or impliedly, an endorsement by ACIF of the sites or the products or services provided on the site.

ACIF does not permit any linkages to this site without prior permission.

Applicable Law

This site is controlled by ACIF. Your use of this site is governed by, construed and enforced in accordance with the laws of Australian Capital Territory, Australia. Disputes arising from your use of this site are exclusively subject to the jurisdiction of the courts of Australian Capital Territory, Australia.

This site may be accessed throughout Australia and overseas. ACIF makes no representations that the content of this site complies with the laws (including intellectual property laws) of any country outside Australia. If you access this site from outside Australia, you do so at your own risk and are responsible for complying with the laws in the place where you access the site.


ACIF highly values the strong relationships we have with our customers. The collection of data at ACIF is being handled with full and proper respect for the privacy of our customers. The data we collect is handled sensitively, securely and with proper regard to privacy. ACIF does not disclose, distribute or sell the data we collect from our clients to third parties.

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