Terms & Conditions


The TREND App collects information as part of the TREND initiative, which researches environmental changes in South Australia to better understand how our native ecosystems are changing over time. The species and PhotoPoint locations listed in this app have been chosen because they provide us with useful information on South Australian ecosystems. For more information, visit the TREND citizen science webpage.

TREND is managed by the University of Adelaide. All reference to “we” or “us” are references to the University of Adelaide.


By using the TREND App, you agree to these terms of use. If you do not agree, please do not use the TREND App. These terms of use may change from time to time. Please revisit these terms of use from time to time to ensure you are familiar with the current terms.

You agree that you are participating and submitting material (photographs and text) using the TREND App voluntarily and in good faith.

You retain ownership in all material you submit using the TREND App. If you submit others’ material, you must make sure that you have the owner’s permission. If you are not an adult, please make sure you have permission from your parent or guardian.

You are responsible for all the material submitted using the TREND App. You agree to make sure that the material you submit is as accurate as you can. Please do not upload any inappropriate content. Inappropriate content includes photographs that have been digitally altered and rude or obscene images or text. We reserve the right to remove any material submitted as we see fit.

All material uploaded will be made available through the TREND website and other public data portals and used by any person including researchers and members of the public. You allow all users of the portal to freely access, copy and use any material you upload. If you supply your name, users of the material will be asked to attribute your material to you. For more information about use of portals and how your material may be used, please see the TREND citizen science webpage


You do not have to complete profile details if you wish to remain anonymous. If you wish to be recognised as providing material, you will need to enter your name or the name of your organisation.

If you complete the profile details, only your name will be made available with your material. No other information identifying you will be made available.

We will collect the information you supply in your profile for our purposes including analysing quality of submissions. We will not sell or otherwise make available your personal information to any third parties unless required to do so by law, law enforcement agencies or authorised government direction.

For more information, please see the TREND privacy policy.

If you would like to amend your personal details or wish to view the information we hold, please contact us at enquiry@trendsa.org.au or by writing to TREND, Level 12 Schulz Building, Earth & Environmental Sciences, University of Adelaide, South Australia 5005.


We will do our best to ensure that the TREND App is working and kept updated and that you are able to submit your material to the TREND website. However, we do not promise that it will work all the time or that we will maintain the TREND App indefinitely.

We are not liable for any loss or damages (including personal injury, death or indirect, consequential or monetary damages) arising from the use of or the inability to use the TREND App or the TREND website at any time, the content of the website portal supplied by members of the public or from any event occurring as a result of use of the TREND App.

For more information, please contact us.