wifi terms + conditions

Welcome to The Boathouse Hotel Patonga Wifi, provided to you by The Boathouse Hotel Patonga (ABN 45 634 544 264).

The Wifi is a free service, which is made available at our venue for limited, personal use in some parts of The Boathouse Hotel Patonga.

To use this Wifi, you need to access this Wifi from your mobile or computer, provide your email address as requested and agree to accept these Terms and Conditions. Access to and use of the Wifi is subject to these Terms, and by accessing the Wifi, you agree to accept these Terms. These Terms constitute a legally binding agreement between you and The Boathouse Group.

If you do not agree to these Terms + Conditions, you must not access or use this Wifi.
These Terms are effective from 20th August 2019.

Obligations and limitations

You must not use the Wifi for an inappropriate purpose, including:

  1. to transmit, access or download defamatory, offensive, obscene or pornographic material;

  2. to reveal or publish proprietary, classified or confidential information;

  3. in connection with the breach or attempted breach of any law;

  4. in connection with any infringement of a third party’s intellectual property rights;

  5. to attempt to penetrate the computer or network security of any company or any other information technology, data or telecommunications system, equipment or network;

  6. to introduce any computer virus, Trojan horse, worm or other code which is intended to or would have the effect of intercepting, accessing, copying, disrupting, impairing, denying or otherwise adversely affecting security, performance, integrity, reliability, access to or use of any information technology, data or telecommunications system, equipment or network; or

  7. to obtain any unauthorised access (or attempted access) to any other person’s computer, email account or equipment.

  8. use is limited to 83 hours of access per login.


You acknowledge and agree that there are inherent security risks associated with using a wireless internet service, and that use of the Wifi is solely at your own risk. We recommend that you take any necessary measures to protect the security of your devices and data, including using secure transmission techniques (such as encryption, backups and personal firewalls).

Availability, liability and monitoring

You acknowledge that The Boathouse Hotel Patonga:

  1. are under any obligation to provide the Wifi;

  2. are liable for and are not obliged to remedy any faults, malfunctions, issues or problems with the Wifi;

  3. guarantee that the Wifi will be continuous, stable, fault-free, timely, reliable, operational or suitable for supporting your intended use; and

  4. are liable for any loss or damage caused or contributed to, either directly or indirectly, from your use of the Wifi. You are responsible for all of your activity in connection with the Wifi.

    We may access, read, preserve and disclose any information (including by monitoring, intercepting and logging transmissions across the Wifi, location tracking, video footage and matching of device identifiers such as IP addresses) for purposes including:

    1. to satisfy any law or regulation;

    2. to enforce these Terms, including investigation of potential violations of these Terms; or

    3. to detect, prevent or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues.

      Since electronic services are subject to interruption, breakdown and failure, access to the Wifi is offered only when it is available. Technical support services are not provided.

    Revocation of access

    We may, in our absolute discretion, revoke, block or limit your access to:

    1. the Wifi; or

    2. any website, content or protocols that you may seek to access using the Wifi, at any time for any reason and without notice, including (without limitation) if you are using the Wifi in breach of these Terms.


    Nothing in these Terms is intended to exclude, restrict or modify rights which you may have under any law (including the Australian Consumer Law) which may not be excluded, restricted or modified by agreement (Your Consumer Rights).

    Where you suffer any loss in connection with this Wifi and you must take all reasonable steps to minimise your loss, including notifying us without delay if there are steps we can take to minimise your loss.