Planet Youth Blue Mountains Website Terms of Use


Information on the Planet Youth Blue Mountains website and social media pages is intended as a general guide only. While care has been taken to ensure that the information contained is complete and correct, Planet Youth Blue Mountains makes no representation as to the completeness, accuracy, reliability or suitability of the contents of these websites.

Planet Youth Blue Mountains does not offer any information on our websites as a tool for treatment or counselling. Planet Youth Blue Mountains recommends that prior to making any decision based on any information on our websites, you should obtain independent professional advice.

Planet Youth Blue Mountains assumes no responsibility and accepts no liability for the condition or content of any other websites or information linked to or accessed from our websites. Links on our websites to other websites are provided for convenience only and do not represent any endorsement by Planet Youth Blue Mountains of any information or services offered by the owner or operator of such websites.

Planet Youth Blue Mountains is not liable for any loss, injury or damage caused to any person in connection with the use of information on this website, whether or not the loss, injury or damage, was caused by any misrepresentation, negligence, omission or breach of duty on the part of Planet Youth Blue Mountains, its respective employees, contractors or representatives.


Planet Youth Blue Mountains supports and encourages the dissemination and exchange of information, but copyright protects our material, including documents, publications, graphics, web pages, audio and video. Except for the purposes permitted under the Copyright Act 1968, such as private study or research, reproduction by any means is prohibited without prior written permission of Planet Youth Blue Mountains.

You may link to, download, store in cache, display, print or copy for personal use, the material in unaltered form only. You may not transmit, distribute or commercialise the material without prior written permission. To request the use of our material, please contact us by submitting a message through the website or emailing Nikki Boys, Planet Youth Project Officer at


Planet Youth Blue Mountains is committed to protecting your privacy. Our Privacy Policy sets out how we collect and manage personal information and the steps we take to protect it. Your use of the Planet Youth Blue Mountains website indicates that you accept the Privacy Policy and approve the collection, use and disclosure by Planet Youth Blue Mountains of your personal information according to the terms of the Policy.

How and why we collect personal information
You provide most of your personal information directly to us and for a specific purpose. When we collect personal information, we will whenever practical, outline why this information is being collected. We will record your email address and personal information when you send us a message, make a comment on one of our webpages, request to receive newsletters/updates, request to obtain resources, complete a feedback form, provide a specific submission to a site. You consent to Planet Youth Blue Mountains using your personal information for sending you correspondence, including promotional material, about Planet Youth Blue Mountains activities, as well as the activities of third parties. You also consent to us sending you such information by means of direct mail, email, SMS and MMS messages. You can contact us by submitting a message through the website or emailing Nikki Boys, Planet Youth Project Officer at if you do not want to receive marketing or other information from us.

Information provided by “cookies”
Planet Youth Blue Mountains uses “cookies” as a reporting mechanism. Cookies identify traffic coming into and out of the Planet Youth Blue Mountains website. Cookies enable our web-server to collect information back from your browser each time you visit the Planet Youth Blue Mountains website. Cookies do not identify individual users. When you visit the Planet Youth Blue Mountains website, our servers may record information about your usage, the time of your visit, its duration, the pages you visit and style settings. We do this to improve our online information offerings to the community.

The Planet Youth Blue Mountains website does not host any form of advertisement.

Protection of personal information
We take all reasonable steps to securely store your information from loss, misuse and unauthorised access. In addition, your personal information is only kept while it is required for the purpose for which it was collected or for a permitted secondary purpose.

Disclosure of the information we collect
In limited circumstances, Planet Youth Blue Mountains may be required to disclose personal information to Planet Youth Blue Mountains consultants, contractors and service providers performing services including legal and accounting services, credit reporting, training, IT service provision, mail house and printing services.

Access to and correcting your personal information
We will take all reasonable steps to ensure that the personal information we collect is accurate. If you wish to have access to your personal information, please contact us and we will respond promptly to your request. You can also request that information about you be corrected or deleted. We reserve our right to refuse your request for access or correction if, for example, we consider your request to be frivolous or vexatious, or if we are otherwise legally entitled to do so.

Your anonymity
Whenever it is lawful or practicable, you will have the option of not identifying yourself when dealing with Planet Youth Blue Mountains.

Updating our Privacy Policy
We may from time to time revise our Privacy Policy. An up to date copy of our Privacy Policy from the Privacy Officer.

Contacting us
If you wish to access your personal information or have any questions about our Privacy Policy, please contact us by submitting a message through the contact us page on this website or emailing Nikki Boys, Planet Youth Project Officer at

To get involved and find out more about Planet Youth Blue Mountains, please contact us. You can also sign up for Planet Youth Blue Mountains News emails and jump on our socials.

Planet Youth Blue Mountains is an Alcohol and Drug Foundation funded initiative that is being implemented by the Local Drug Action Team in partnership with Blue Mountains City Council and Mountains Youth Services Team (MYST) and supported by local schools, community members and a number of community services including Platform Youth Services, Ted Noffs Foundation, Nepean Blue Mountains Primary Health Network, Stronger Families Alliance, Belong Blue Mountains, Springwood Neighbourhood Centre, Blackheath Area Neighbourhood Centre, Blue Mountains Women’s Health & Resource Centre, Catholic Care, Uniting, TAFE Blue Mountains and the NSW Department of Education.

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