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By accessing this web site and its pages, you accept the terms and conditions of these Terms of Service. We reserve the absolute right to vary access to all or any part(s) of our IWS.


The Trustees of the Daughters of St Paul (trading as Pauline Electronic Publishing) ABN 23 370 778 012 ("the Publisher") is a member of the Catholic Church Religious Group.

'The Publisher', "we" "us" and "our" means the Publisher and all of its related bodies corporate. A related body corporate means a related body corporate as defined in the Corporations Law of Australia.

"IWS" refers to the Internet Web Site Echoing the Word.

"User/s", "you" and "your" refers to users of, and subscribers to the IWS.

'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 as defined by Article 2 of the World Intellectual Property Organisation Convention of 1967, in any inventions, designs, trademarks, trade names, circuit layouts, plant varieties, business and domain names, logos and get-up, confidential information, matter, materials or works accessible on or via the Publisher web sites.

"Internet Services" means the supply of Goods and Services by the Publisher including without limitation access to the Publishers website at and to anything on the Publishers website including without limitation the Publisher's "Echoing the Word" internet magazine.

Services we offer

It is permissible for the purposes of personal use, to view online or offline any free material on the IWS.

The downloading of free material from our IWS for reproduction by the user is permitted strictly for personal use by the user or for the specific purposes of the ministry carried on by the user. All such material shall contain full attribution of the source of the reproduced material including the name of the publication, the issue number and acknowledge the copyright of the Author and Publisher.

For any additional copyright permission contact must be made with the Publisher.

Users of the free services offered by the IWS Echoing the Word, may store in digital format in computer terminals, databases or other repositories material that is supplied on the IWS, subject always to these Terms of Service and copyright provision included on this IWS.

User Obligations

Users agree to not copy, translate, reproduce, adapt, vary or modify any material offered free of charge on the IWS for commercial use, without the prior written express consent of the Publisher, and to not copy, translate, reproduce, adapt, vary or modify any material offered free of charge on the IWS except in strict adherence to these Terms of Service.

Users agree not to use discussion forums, file sharing facilities, chat rooms or bulletin boards to upload, post, transmit or otherwise make available information, data, text music, sound, photographs, graphics, video, messages or other material that is in any way unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortious, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libellous, invasive of another person's privacy, hateful or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable or which in any way harms or is likely to harm minors or which in any way infringes any patent, trademark copyright or other proprietary rights or which in any way intentionally or unintentionally infringes any applicable State, national or international law including but not limited to the laws of the State of New South Wales, Australia.

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