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Website and Blog Terms and Conditions:

These terms and conditions of use are subject to change at any time and without notice.

Last updated: January 14, 2018

Please read these Terms and Conditions (“Terms”, “Terms and Conditions”) carefully before using the website (“Service”)operated by Brad Borkan and David Hirzel, co-authors of When Your Life Depends On It: Extreme Decision Making Lessons from the Antarctic (“us”, “we”, “our”, “owner”). Your access to and use of the Service is conditioned on your acceptance of and compliance with these Terms. These Terms apply to all visitors, users and others who access or use the Service. By accessing or using the Service you agree to be bound by these Terms. If you disagree with any part of the terms then you may not access the Service.

Our Website and Blog

All content provided on our website and blog is for informational purposes only. The owners of this website and blog make no representations as to the accuracy or completeness of any information on this site or found by following any link on this site. The owner will not be liable for any errors or omissions in this information nor for the availability of this information. The owner will not be liable for any losses, injuries, or damages from the display or use of this information.

Photographs and YouTube videos

All photographs on this site have been kindly given to the authors by the people who have taken them. Historic photos shown are out of copyright. Some are sourced from the Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales.  Others are from historic books owned by the authors.  If you have any concern about a photograph on this site, please get in touch via the Contact Form, and it shall be duly removed.

All YouTube video’s are embedded, in the understanding that user has consented to this under the Terms and Conditions laid out by YouTube, by user enabling the Embed option on their videos, and thus making the material freely available for that option. If any video featured on this site is yours and you do not consent to its usage, please get in touch via the Contact Form, and it shall be duly removed.

Downloadable Files

Any downloadable file, including but not limited to pdf’s, doc’s, jpeg’s, jpg’s, png’s, mp4’s, mov’s, wmv’s is provided at the user’s own risk. The owner will not be liable for any losses, injuries, or damages resulting from a corrupted or damaged file.

Our Blog

This is a personal blog. Any views or opinions represented in our blogs are personal and belong solely to the blog owners and do not represent those of people, institutions or organizations that the owner may or may not be associated with in a professional or personal capacity, unless explicitly stated. Any views or opinions are not intended to malign any religion, ethnic group, club, organization, company, or individual.


Comments are welcome. However, the blog owner reserves the right to edit or delete any comments submitted to this blog without notice due to

  1. Comments deemed to be spam or questionable spam
  2. Comments including profanity
  3. Comments containing language or concepts that could be deemed offensive
  4. Comments containing hate speech, credible threats, or direct attacks on an individual or group

The blog owner is not responsible for the content in comments.

Links To Other Web Sites
Our Service may contain links to third-party web sites or services that are not owned or controlled by us. We have no control over, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third party web sites or services. You further acknowledge and agree that we shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such web sites or services. If you provide information to a website to which we link, we are not responsible for its protection and privacy. Always be wary when submitting data to websites. Read the site’s data protection and privacy policies fully.

Contact Us
If you have any questions about these Terms, please contact us.

Privacy Policy

Key Details

This website privacy policy describes how Extreme Decisions protects and makes use of the information you give the company when you use this website. If you are asked to provide information it will only be used in the ways described in this privacy policy.  The policy is updated from time to time.

We gather and use certain information about individuals in order to provide products and services and to enable certain functions on this website.  We also collect information to better understand how visitors use this website and to present timely, relevant information to them.

What data we might gather

We may collect the following information:

  • Name and job title
  • Contact information including email address
  • Demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests
  • Website usage data
  • Other information relevant to client enquiries
  • Other information pertaining to special offers and surveys

How we might use this data

Collecting this data helps us understand what you are looking from the company and website, enabling us to deliver improved products and services.


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