Website, Webclass and Social Media Terms of Use

versionJan 2013; revised June 2016

Website , Webclass and Social Media Terms of Use Policy

The following terms of use have been developed to ensure

  • fair disclosure for privacy
  • appropriate behaviour is maintained
  • fair usage expectations are set
  • rules about prizes and competitions are clear 

Website, Webclass and Social Media Terms of use

  • Website Terms of Use and Disclaimer

    Welcome to our website. If you continue to browse and use this website you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following terms and conditions of use, and our Privacy Policy in relation to this website.

    This website is owned and operated by Australian College of Commerce and Management Pty Ltd ACN 073 576 315 ("The College").

    Your access to and use of the information, materials and services provided on this website, including Webclass and the credit card payment page is conditional upon your acceptance and compliance with the terms and conditions, notices and disclaimers contained on this website ("Terms").

    Your use of this site will mean you accept these Terms. If you do not agree to these Terms, please do not use this website or the credit card payment page.

    We may revise these Terms at any time by updating this posting. Your use of this website after any such changes signifies your acceptance of the changed Terms. Please check these Terms periodically for changes.

  • Important Website and Social Media Disclaimer

    The content of the pages of this website and social media platforms are for your general information and use only. All material is provided in good faith. It is derived from sources believed to be accurate and current as at the date of publication.

    Information contained on this website does not constitute legal or other advice and should not be taken as such. Such information is provided only as assistance to the learning process. We do not accept any liability for any decisions made on the basis of information contained on this website or in workbooks and learning resources. You should obtain professional advice suited to your specific circumstances before you make decisions.

    To the best of our abilities we will provide factual information about the courses and services we offer. It is your own responsibility to ensure that any products, services or information available through this website meet your specific requirements.

    We will do our best to keep our website up to date, but like any written material, the information provided on this site may become out-dated over time.

  • Intellectual Property Rights Retained by the College

    This website contains material which is owned by or licensed to us. You agree that all the materials displayed on or available through this website, including without limitation any and all names, logos, data, information, graphics, underlying software, learner resources, workbooks, assessment tasks and quizzes displayed on or available from this website, including via Webclass, are protected by copyright and other intellectual property laws and are available for your personal use only.

    You must not publish, broadcast, distribute, sell or transfer any such materials including but not limited to provided learner resources, workbooks, assessment tasks and quizzes. To do so would be a breach of Copyright laws.

    You may download and print only for your personal use the workbooks and assessment tasks required in connection to your course completion. All copyright and other proprietary notices contained in downloadable materials must be retained.

    Downloading of any information, content or images from this website does not transfer any right or ownership of such information, content or images to you.

  • Links to other Websites and Social Media Sites

    Links to other websites and social media platforms are provided for your convenience. We do not control these other websites and we cannot be responsible for the content or accuracy of the information or other material on these websites, or for broken links. Please advise us of possible errors and we will endeavour to rectify them or remove the links.

    We will not be liable for any damages or injury arising from your access to such sites or content. If you choose to leave the The College website via links, including those of advertisers, we are not responsible for the privacy practices of those sites.

    Before disclosing your personal information or using other websites, we recommend that you examine the privacy policies as well as the terms and conditions of those websites, as they may differ from this website.

  • Limitations on Use of Site

    You agree that you will not use any device, software or other instrumentality to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of our site, and that you will not take any action that imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on our infrastructure.

    In addition, you agree that you will not use any robot, spider, other automatic device, or manual process to monitor or copy our web pages or the content contained herein. Except that consent is given for standard search engine technology employed by Internet search web sites to direct Internet users to this site.

  • Logon and Password Security

    Our platforms may provide you with the ability to use usernames and passwords ("access codes") to gain access to restricted portions of this site such as Webclass.

    The content contained in such restricted areas is confidential, and is provided to you for the sole purpose of completing your course.

    The use of such access codes by third parties, even with your permission, is prohibited.

  • Payments - Financial Information Security and Payment Gateway

    If you are enrolling online or making an invoice payment on-line and you are required to provide us with your personal, banking or credit card details through our Payment Page. This will be carried out within a secure browser window. A locked padlock symbol appears at the foot or top of the browser in which you are entering your details. The URL will also change, to start with 'https://...' instead of 'http://...'

    The College will never ask you to provide personal financial information like your bank details, credit card details except when you select to make a payment through our secure payment gateway.

    The College does not store your credit card information, and will mask the the full card number when displayed or printed on receipts.

  • Website and Social Media Sites - Data Collection and Privacy Policy

    Our social media sites and the Website will collect personal information about you. We regard your privacy as important. For more detailed information on how we collect and process your personal information, please review our Privacy Policy.

  • Communication Conduct on College Platforms

    The Website and other platforms may contain electronic bulletin boards, chat rooms and other communication facilities which provide for feedback by users, real-time interaction between users (including other students) and other electronic messaging and notice services.

    It is a condition of your use of these communication facilities and your access to the Website that you do not do any of the following:

    (a) restrict or inhibit any other user from using or enjoying any Communication Facility;

    (b) post or transmit any unlawful, threatening, abusive, defamatory, obscene, vulgar, pornographic, profane or indecent information or material of any kind including, without limitation, any transmissions constituting or encouraging conduct that would constitute a criminal offence, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any applicable law;

    (c) post or transmit any material of any kind which violates or infringes upon the rights of any other person, including material which is an invasion of any privacy or publicity rights or which is protected by copyright, trademark or any other proprietary right or derivative works with respect thereto, without first obtaining permission from the owner or relevant right holder;

    (d) post or transmit any material of any kind which contains a virus or other harmful component;

    (e) post, transmit or in any way exploit any material of any kind for commercial purposes or which contains any promotional material or advertising;

    (f) delete any author attributions, legal notices or proprietary designations or labels in any file that is uploaded; or

    (g) download any file posted by any other user of a Communication Facility if you know, or reasonably ought to know, that the file cannot legally be distributed in such manner.

    You expressly acknowledge and agree that The College does not exert control over users of the Website (including individuals referred to on the Website as guests and experts) and is not liable either for their opinions or their behaviour.

  • Limitation of Liability and Disclaimer

    The College makes no representations or warranties as to the timeliness, availability, accuracy or completeness of any information contained on this site. The College will not be liable for your use of or reliance on content contained on this site under any circumstances, including negligence, breach of statutory duty and misrepresentation. In no event shall The College's total liability to you for all damages, losses and causes of action arising from or related to this website (whether in contract, tort, including negligence and breach of statutory duty or otherwise) exceed the amount paid by you, if any, for accessing this web site.

  • Applicable Laws for Website, Webclass and Social Media Terms of Use

    Although this website is accessible worldwide, content is intended only for residents of Australia. These Terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of New South Wales, Australia.

    If any provision of this agreement is found to be invalid or unenforceable by a court of law, that clause will be severed from these Terms of Use and such invalidity or unenforceability will not affect the remainder of the Terms of Use which will continue in full force and effect.

Social Media - Facebook Competition Terms and Conditions

  • Facebook Competition Terms and Conditions

    1. The competition promoter is: Australian College of Commerce and Management Pty Ltd whose registered office is at 8/36 Auburn Street, Wollongong, 2500 NSW Australia

    2. The competition is open to Australian residents who are not employees of Australian College of Commerce and Management Pty Ltd and anyone otherwise connected with the judging of the competition.

    3. Entrants under 18 years of age must obtain the prior permission of their parent or legal guardian to enter, and if they are a prize winner, to accept the prize. The Promoter may require any such entrant’s to provide written proof of the parent or legal guardians permission.

    3. There is no entry fee and no purchase necessary to enter this competition.

    4. By entering this competition, an entrant is indicating his/her agreement to be bound by these terms and conditions.

    5. By entering a competition you give your irrevocable consent for the publication of your name and suburb as the prize winner details and entry details where applicable. You also agree to provide a suitable photo for publication of winner details.

    6. Only one entry will be accepted per person. Multiple entries from the same person will be disqualified.

    7. Closing date for entry will be at midnight on the date advertised. After this date the no further entries to the competition will be considered for the prizes.

    8. No responsibility can be accepted for entries not received for whatever reason.

    9. The promoter reserves the right to cancel or amend the competition and these terms and conditions without notice in the event of a catastrophe, war, civil or military disturbance, act of God or any actual or anticipated breach of any applicable law or regulation or any other event outside of the promoter’s control. Any changes to the competition will be notified to entrants as soon as possible by the promoter.

    10. The promoter is not responsible for inaccurate prize details supplied to any entrant by any third party connected with this competition.

    11. The prize is as stated and no cash or other alternatives will be offered. The prizes are not transferable. Prizes are subject to availability and we reserve the right to substitute any prize with another of equivalent value without giving notice.

    12. It is the prize winners responsibility to organise and pay for travel to and from any event for which the tickets are issued as a prize.

    13. Where the prize is for an event, the prize is for the specified dates of the event only. If the winner (for whatever reason) is unable to travel to, or does not take an element of the prize within the time stipulated by the Promoter then the prize will be forfeited and cash will not be awarded in lieu of the major prize. The Promoter makes no representations or warranties about the attendance at the event of any individuals or groups involved in the marketing of the event.

    14. Winners will be chosen by the Australian College of Commerce and Management.

    15. The winner will be notified 48 hours of the closing date. If the winner cannot be contacted or do not claim the prize within 3 days of notification, or do not undertake required promotional activities associated with the competition, we reserve the right to withdraw the prize from the winner and pick a replacement winner.

    16. The promoter will notify the winner when and where the prize can be collected. It is the responsibility of the winner to collect the prize.

    17. The promoter’s decision in respect of all matters to do with the competition will be final and no correspondence will be entered into.

    18. By entering this competition, an entrant is indicating his/her agreement to be bound by these terms and conditions.

    19. The competition and these terms and conditions will be governed by Australian law and any disputes will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of New South Wales Australia.

    20. Any personal data relating to the winner or any other entrants will be used solely in accordance with current Australian data protection legislation and will not be disclosed to a third party without the entrant’s prior consent.

    21. The winner’s name will be available 28 days after closing date in the Additional Competition Terms and details below on this page.

    22. This competition and promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook, Twitter or any other Social Network. You are providing your information to Australian College of Commerce and Management Pty Ltd and not to any other party. The information provided will be used in conjunction with the following Privacy Policy found at http://www.austcollege.edu.au/college/policies/privacy/

    23. Entries or comments deemed as inappropriate or offensive will be removed from FaceBook, Blogs and other social media, and will be deemed ineligible for the award of the prize.

    24. Entry into the competition will be deemed as acceptance of these terms and conditions as published.

  • Additional Facebook Terms and Competition Prize Winners

    In addition to the General Terms and Conditions the terms and conditions apply as related to each competition.

    Loving Your Work - $50 Instagram Promotion

    Entry restrictions: The competition is open to current College students who are completing a qualification with the Australian College of Commerce and Management and who are residents of Australia aged 16 years or over.

    How to enter: For your chance to win, simply upload a completed assessment before midnight on 28th February 2017, follow @theaccm on Instagram, take a selfie of yourself uploading your assessment and upload it to Instagram including the hashtag #ACCMStudy

    Start Date: 13th February 2017 at 00:00:01 (AEDT) 

    End Date: 28th February 2017  23:59:00 (AEDT)      

    Prize: One $50 eGift Card

    Prize Value: total of 1 $50 eGift Card

    Prize Collection: eGift card will be sent to the winner’s via email

    Winner Notification: Within 10 business days of the draw

    Winners: NICOLE MACATANGAY

    Judging Criteria: Entries will be judged on their creativity and content. 

    Judging will take place at 12.00pm on the 6th of March 2017 at 8/36 Auburn Street, Wollongong, NSW 2500. Winners will be notified by email.

    This is a competition of merit/skill. The best entry will win and chance plays no part in determining winner/s. The judge’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.

    Special Terms Agreed to Upon Entry: By submitting an entry, the entrant grants Australian College of Commerce and Management permission to reproduce, adapt and communicate the content including photographs across marketing channels, including in a testimonial format. This includes distribution of the content on our websites, social channels and marketing materials. You will not be added to any marketing email lists from any third parties.

    2016 KPop Party Tickets - Friday Promoted on FaceBook

    Entry restrictions: The competition is open to residents of NSW aged 16 years or over.

    How to enter: http://facebook.com/AustCollegeEduAu Like the KPop WIN WIN WIN Tickets Post and tell us via FB post comments which of the Australian College of Commerce and Management Smart and Skilled courses you would study.

    Start Date: 20 January 2016

    Closing Date: midnight 27 January 2016

    Prize: Two Gold Standing Tickets to K-POP Party – Boyfriend & JJCC – 5th Feb 2016 7pm hosted at Carriageworks 245 Wilson St Eveleigh (cnr. Codrington St) PO Box 3035 Redfern NSW 2016

    Prize Value: $240

    Prize Collection: Tickets to be collected from College Office in Surry Hills Sydney in pre-arranged business hours

    Winner Announcement: Friday 29 January 2016

    Winner: Christine Zhu

    2016 KPop Party Tickets - Saturday Promoted on FaceBook

    Entry restrictions: The competition is open to residents of NSW aged 16 years or over.

    How to enter: http://facebook.com/AustCollegeEduAu Like the Australian College of Commerce and Management Facebook page, like the post K-POP FANS! TWO more GOLD TICKETS to GIVE AWAY! And SHARE the post on your Facebook timeline.

    Start Date: 29 January 2016

    Closing Date: midnight 1 February 2016

    Prize: Two Gold Standing Tickets to K-POP Party – Boyfriend & JJCC – Sat 6th Feb 2016 7pm hosted at Carriageworks 245 Wilson St Eveleigh (cnr. Codrington St) PO Box 3035 Redfern NSW 2016

    Prize Value: $240

    Prize Collection: Tickets to be collected from College Office in Surry Hills Sydney between Wednesday 3rd February – Friday 5th February 9am – 5pm

    Winner Announcement: Tuesday 2 February 2016

    Winner: Nikki Dawson

    2016 iTunes Voucher Giveaway on Facebook- Chinese New Year

    Entry restrictions: The competition is open to residents of NSW aged 16 years or over.

    How to enter: http://facebook.com/AustCollegeEduAu For your chance to win, simply click the link and comment on our blog "The Importance of Education" telling us why education is important to you!

    Start Date: 8th February 2016

    Closing Date: midnight 22nd February 2016

    Prize: One of 6 $60 iTunes giftcards

    Prize Value: $60 each – total of $360

    Prize Collection: Gift cards will be sent to the winners registered post

    Winner Announcement: Wednesday 24th February 2016

    Winners: Paul King, Brittany Rose Black, Tania Popovic, Jessica Mary Grima, David Felix and 1 TBA

    2016 We’re Having a Party Gift Card Give Away

    Entry restrictions: The competition is open to previous College students who are residents of Australia aged 16 years or over.

    How to enter: Email ‘We’re Having a Party’ - For your chance to win, simply click the link in the received email ‘Click here to tell us about your experience’ and tell us about your experience with the Australian College of Commerce and Management

    Start Date: 2nd March 2016

    Closing Date: midnight 23rd March 2016

    Prize: One of 5 $50 giftcards and one $300 giftcard

    Prize Value: total of $550

    Prize Collection: Gift cards will be sent to the winners registered post

    Winner Announcement: Friday 25th March 2016

    Winners: TBA

    Special Terms Agreed to Upon Entry: By submitting an entry, the entrant grants Australian College of Commerce and Management permission to reproduce, adapt and communicate the content including photographs across marketing channels, including in a testimonial format. This includes distribution of the content on our websites, social channels and marketing materials. You will not be added to any marketing email lists from any third parties.

     

    2016 ongoing – Win a $50 eGift Card

    Entry restrictions: The competition is open to previous College students who have completed a qualification with the Australian College of Commerce and Management and who are residents of Australia aged 16 years or over.

    How to enter: For your chance to win, simply send us an email with the subject heading “50 Feedback” to feedback@accm.edu.au and tell us about your experience with the Australian College of Commerce and Management

    Start Date: 1st December 2016 at 00:00:01 (AEDT 

    End Date: Ongoing – month to month     

    Prize: One $50 Gift Card

    Prize Value: total of 1 $50 eGift Card

    Prize Collection: eGift card will be sent to the winner’s via email

    Winner Notification: Within 10 business days of the draw

    Winners: Emily Huth, Jessica Stucke, Miranda Webster, Shelby Campbell, 

    Judging Criteria: Entries will be judged on their creativity and content.

    Judging will take place at 12.00pm on the 3rd of each month at 8/36 Auburn Street, Wollongong, NSW 2500. Winners will be notified by email.

    This is a competition of merit/skill. The best entry will win and chance plays no part in determining winner/s. The judge’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.

    Special Terms Agreed to Upon Entry: By submitting an entry, the entrant grants Australian College of Commerce and Management permission to reproduce, adapt and communicate the content including photographs across marketing channels, including in a testimonial format. This includes distribution of the content on our websites, social channels and marketing materials. You will not be added to any marketing email lists from any third parties.

     

    2016 ongoing - Win a $50 eGift Card Certificate Selfie Competition

    Entry restrictions: The competition is open to previous College students who have completed a qualification with the Australian College of Commerce and Management and who are residents of Australia aged 16 years or over.

    How to enter: For your chance to win, simply follow @theaccm on Instagram, take a selfie with your certificate and upload it to Instagram including the hashtag #ACCMStudy

    Start Date: 1st December 2016 at 00:00:01 (AEDT 

    End Date: Ongoing month to month                             

    Prize: One $50 Gift Card

    Prize Value: total of 1 $50 eGift Card

    Prize Collection: eGift card will be sent to the winner’s via email

    Winner Notification: Within 10 business days of the draw

    Winners: Simone Dwyer

    Judging Criteria: Entries will be judged on their creativity and content. 

    Judging will take place at 12.00pm on the 3rd of each month at 8/36 Auburn Street, Wollongong, NSW 2500. Winners will be notified by email.

    This is a competition of merit/skill. The best entry will win and chance plays no part in determining winner/s. The judge’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.

    Special Terms Agreed to Upon Entry: By submitting an entry, the entrant grants Australian College of Commerce and Management permission to reproduce, adapt and communicate the content including photographs across marketing channels, including in a testimonial format. This includes distribution of the content on our websites, social channels and marketing materials. You will not be added to any marketing email lists from any third parties.