Terms & Conditions
These terms and conditions of use apply to the website owned and operated by the National Association for the Visual Arts Limited (NAVA) under the domain name "arina.org.au".
Your use of the information, graphics, text, software and materials (content) on arina.org.au is governed by these terms and conditions of use and by using this website you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions of use. We may at any time vary the terms and conditions of use by publishing the varied terms and conditions of use on arina.org.au. You accept that by doing this, we have provided you with sufficient notice of the variation.
In addition to the provisions of these terms and conditions of use, there may also be specific and additional terms that apply to certain sections of arina.org.au. Because those specific and additional provisions also apply to your use of those sections, we recommend that you review them wherever they appear. In the event of any inconsistency between the provisions of these terms and conditions of use and those other specific and additional provisions, the specific and additional provisions will prevail.
You will respect the opinions and experiences shared within the arina.org.au online community.
You will not collect or use other users’ contact details for your own promotional purposes and you will not use the site or any information contained within it for the purpose of direct marketing, commercial solicitation or bulk emails. If you are found to be doing this, we will disable your access immediately.
You will only use arina.org.au for its intended purposes, namely your own professional development.
arina.org.au may from time to time contain or make available various message services, email lists, mailout or newsletter services, or other tools and facilities which may be of use to you. While we have taken steps to ensure that any such features are accurate and free from defect, we do not warrant the accuracy, correctness or completeness of these features, which are provided on an “as is” basis.
As electronic services are subject to interruption or breakdown, access to arina.org.auis offered on an “as is” and “as available” basis. We may withdraw arina.org.au at any time and without notice to you.
You will not submit or post any content to arina.org.au that is (or could be reasonably expected to be):
- harmful, abusive, hateful, discriminatory, obscene, offensive, pornographic, vulgar, profane, indecent or illegal
- defamatory, libellous, unlawfully threatening or unlawfully harassing of any person
- likely to offend, insult or humiliate others based on race, religion, ethnicity, gender, age, sexual orientation or any physical or mental disability
- false, fraudulent, misleading or deceptive
- encouraging of conduct that would constitute a criminal offence
- promoting tobacco products or promoting pharmaceutical goods not approved for sale in Australia
- likely to impinge on any other user’s use or enjoyment of mfva.com.au
- containing any computer viruses or other harmful component; or
- containing any “prohibited content” or “potential prohibited content” within the meaning of Schedule 5 or 7 of the Broadcasting Services Act 1992 (Cth).
You acknowledge that content that you submit to arina.org.au may not reach or be correctly displayed on arina.org.au for a variety of reasons including but not limited to mechanical, software, computer, telecommunications or electronic failure. You further acknowledge that, to the extent permitted by law, we are not liable to you or anyone else in any way for any loss or damage at all and however caused, arising directly or indirectly in connection with the receipt of information by, or the inclusion of content in, or a failure to receive or include content in, arina.org.au , for whatever reason.
Any content that you submit to arina.org.au may be made publicly available to all users of arina.org.au and we accept no responsibility for third party use of that content. Whilst under no obligation to do so, we retain the right to review, edit, and remove any information whatsoever from any part of arina.org.au at any time and without notice to you.
You assume all risks associated with the use of arina.org.au, including:
- damage to your computer, software or data by any virus which might be transmitted or activated via arina.org.au or your access to it; and
- non-compliance of arina.org.au content with the laws of any country outside Australia.
Once we issue you with a password that permits you to access certain parts of arina.org.au, you are solely responsible for any use of arina.org.au through such access, whether authorised or not.
You must comply with all applicable local, state, national and international laws and regulations that relate to your use of or activities on arina.org.au . We reserve the right to report potentially criminal activity to appropriate law enforcement agencies.
We retain the right and discretion to suspend or terminate arina.org.au or your access to it at any time for any reason. All provisions of these terms and conditions of use which by their nature should survive termination shall survive termination, including, without limitation, ownership provisions, disclaimers, indemnities and limitations of liability.
You acknowledge that we accept no responsibility for the completeness or accuracy of any of the information contained on or accessed through arina.org.au. Users should make their own judgments about this. To the extent permitted by law, we exclude all liability for loss or damage arising from the use of, or reliance on, the information contained in or accessed through arina.org.au, whether or not caused by any negligence on our part or that of our agents.
If a jurisdiction allows liability to be limited but not excluded, our total liability is limited to the maximum extent possible. Nothing in these terms and conditions is intended to exclude, restrict or modify rights, which you may have under the Trade Practices Act or any other legislation, which may not be excluded, restricted or modified by agreement.
Without limiting the generality of the previous paragraphs, we do not sponsor or endorse the operators or content of any websites linked to from arina.org.au. Subject to any applicable law, which cannot be excluded, we make no warranties or representations:
- regarding the quality, accuracy, merchantability or fitness for purpose of any linked websites, material or products or services; or
- that material on linked websites does not infringe the intellectual property rights of any person. By linking to those websites, we are not authorising the reproduction of material on linked websites.
You agree to fully indemnify and hold harmless each of us against any liabilities, claims, costs, loss (including consequential loss) or damage suffered or caused by reason of your reliance on any material included on arina.org.au or posted by you.
Notwithstanding any indemnity provided by you under these terms and conditions, each of us retain the right to assume the conduct of any defence to a claim brought against us, and of any proceeding or appeal issued by us, and you agree to provide all reasonable cooperation (including by making available relevant documents) that we may require from you in relation to any such claim, proceeding or appeal.
These terms and conditions shall be construed and applied in accordance with the laws of Australia, and you consent to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Australian Courts to determine any matter or dispute, which arises under these terms and conditions in accordance with the laws of Australia and its states and territories.
arina.org.au is not responsible for any views expressed by contributors and does not necessarily endorse the views expressed. Content is wholly the responsibility of the person posting the information and should not be attributed in any manner to arina.org.au.
The material on this website is made available as a guide only, and not for the purpose of providing professional advice. Before relying on the material, users should independently verify its accuracy, currency, completeness and relevance for their purposes, and should obtain any other appropriate professional advice.
The material may include views or recommendations of third parties, which do not necessarily reflect the views of arina.org.au, or indicate its commitment to a particular course of action. The listing of a person or company in any part of this website in no way implies any form of endorsement by arina.org.au of the products or services provided by that person or company.
arina.org.au cannot guarantee the accuracy or reliability of information drawn from links and assumes no responsibility for the validity of such information. Links do not indicate, expressly or implicitly, that arina.org.au endorses, approves or recommends the site or the information, products or services offered there.