TERMS & CONDITIONS
2. Intellectual property rights
Other than content you own, which you may have opted to include on this Website, under these Terms, Sydney Multicultural Community Services Inc. and/or its licensors own all rights to the intellectual property and material contained in this Website, and all such rights are reserved.
You are granted a limited license only, subject to the restrictions provided in these Terms, for purposes of viewing the material contained on this Website.
You agree not to reproduce, retransmit, distribute, disseminate, sell, publish, broadcast or circulate any such material to any third party without the express prior written consent of Sydney Multicultural Community Services Inc.
Save for the above, and unless expressly granted, Sydney Multicultural Community Services Inc does not grant any licence or right in, or assign all or part of, its intellectual property rights in the content or applications incorporated into the Sydney Multicultural Community Services Inc website or in the user interface of the Sydney Multicultural Community Services Inc website.
In these Website Standard Terms And Conditions, “Your content” shall mean any audio, video, text, images or other material you choose to display on this Website. With respect to “Your content”, by displaying it, you grant Sydney Multicultural Community Services Inc a non-exclusive, worldwide, irrevocable, royalty-free, sublicensable license to use, reproduce, adapt, publish, translate and distribute it in any and all media.
Your content must be your own and must not be infringing on any third party’s rights. Sydney Multicultural Community Services Inc reserves the right to remove any of Your Content from this Website at any time, and for any reason, without notice.
4. No warranties
This Website is provided “as is,” with all faults, and Sydney Multicultural Community Services Inc makes no express or implied representations or warranties, of any kind related to this Website or the materials contained on this Website. Additionally, nothing contained on this Website shall be construed as providing consult or advice to you.
5. Limitation of liability
In no event shall Sydney Multicultural Community Services Inc, nor any of its officers, directors and employees, be liable to you for anything arising out of or in any way connected with your use of this Website, whether such liability is under contract, tort or otherwise, and Sydney Multicultural Community Services Inc, including its officers, directors and employees shall not be liable for any indirect, consequential or special liability arising out of or in any way related to your use of this Website.
You hereby indemnify to the fullest extent Sydney Multicultural Community Services Inc from and against any and all liabilities, costs, demands, causes of action, damages and expenses (including reasonable attorney’s fees) arising out of or in any way related to your breach of any of the provisions of these Terms.
If any provision of these Terms is found to be unenforceable or invalid under any applicable law, such unenforceability or invalidity shall not render these Terms unenforceable or invalid as a whole, and such provisions shall be deleted without affecting the remaining provisions herein.
8. Variation of terms
Sydney Multicultural Community Services Inc is permitted to revise these Terms at any time as it sees fit, and by using this Website you are expected to review such Terms on a regular basis to ensure you understand all terms and conditions governing the use of this Website.
Sydney Multicultural Community Services Inc shall be permitted to assign, transfer, and subcontract its rights and/or obligations under these Terms without any notification or consent required. However, you shall not be permitted to assign, transfer, or subcontract any of your rights and/or obligations under these Terms.
10. Entire Agreement
These Terms, including any legal notices and disclaimers contained on this Website, constitute the entire agreement between Sydney Multicultural Community Services Inc and you in relation to your use of this Website, and supersede all prior agreements and understandings with respect to the same.
These Terms and Conditions are governed by and construed in accordance with the State of New South Wales, Australia. In the event that a dispute arises from these Website Terms and Conditions, each of Sydney Multicultural Community Services Inc and you agree to submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of New South Wales, Australia.
SOCIAL MEDIA TERMS & CONDITIONS
Sydney Multicultural Community Services Inc has created some terms and conditions (the Rules) which set out the terms for your use of Sydney Multicultural Community Services Inc social media community, which currently spans comments on www.sydneymcs.org.au, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn (the Community).
Please read the following Rules carefully, as they provide information about using the Community in a way that is respectful and lawful. By using, or submitting material to, the Community you agree that have read, understood, accept, and agree to abide by, these Rules.
1. Limitation of liability
We strive to create a dialogue with users of our Community and encourage you to share content via the Community. We monitor the Community during normal business hours (9am-5pm AEST, Monday to Friday, excluding Australian public holidays).
We reserve the right to remove, or to disable access to, any Contribution, and to terminate, suspend or change the conditions of their access to the Community without prior warning. We also reserve the right to bring legal proceedings against any individual for a breach of the Rules, or take such other action as we reasonably deem appropriate.
We expressly exclude our liability for any loss or damage arising from the use of the Community by any person in contravention of these Rules. We are not legally responsible for any material posted by third parties and we may stop, or suspend, moderating the Community at any time.
2. Important points
- The views expressed by any individual within the Community are those of the individual and do not necessarily reflect the views of Sydney Multicultural Community Services Inc.
- Any advice or information posted to the Community should not be accepted as true or correct. It is up to individual users to check the validity of any advice or information before relying on it, especially where the consequences of following it could be serious.
- The Community is intended for use by individuals aged 18 years or more. Minors must get permission from their parent or guardian before using the Community. We recommend that parents who allow their children to use the Community discuss online safety with their children first and that parents endeavour to monitor any use of the Community. Minors should also be given guidance on how to use the Community safely and in a way that complies with these Rules.
3. Acceptable use standards
We want to create an open, caring and respectful Community. To help us do this, you agree that your use of the Community and your Contributions must:
- be accurate and genuinely believed
- avoid quoting out of context and include a credit for the original author as the source of material
- comply with all applicable domestic, foreign and international laws that govern the content which makes up the Contribution
You also agree that your use of the Community and Contributions will not:
- be defamatory, unlawful, obscene, offensive, hateful, abusive, inflammatory, threatening, invasive of anyone’s privacy, or otherwise objectionable
- promote discrimination on grounds of race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, religion or belief, sexual orientation, being a transsexual person, or age
- infringe any intellectual property rights including copyright, design right, database right, patents, trademark, moral or performer’s right or any other third party right
- be likely to harass, upset, alarm or cause distress to any other person
- contain an instruction, advice, or content that could cause harm or injury to individuals or to computers or systems
- encourage anyone to commit any unlawful or criminal act or condone any unlawful or criminal act
- give the impression that the Contribution emanates from Sydney Multicultural Community Services Inc if this is not the case, or impersonate any person, or misrepresent your identity or affiliation with any person
- contain any advertising
Whenever you upload material to the Community, or to make contact with other users of the Community, you must comply with our Acceptable Use Standards. You warrant that any such contribution does comply with those standards, and you indemnify us for any breach of that warranty.
We also have the right to disclose your identity to any third party who is claiming that any material posted or uploaded by you to our site is defamatory of them, a violation of their intellectual property rights, or of their right to privacy.
We will not be responsible, or liable to any third party, for the content or accuracy of any materials posted by you or any other user of our site.
By submitting a Contribution to the Community, you agree to grant Sydney Multicultural Community Services Inc a non-exclusive perpetual license to use that Contribution and to waive your moral rights. Although you will still own the copyright in your Contribution, Sydney Multicultural Community Services Inc will have the right to freely use, edit, alter, reproduce, publish and/or distribute the material contained in your Contribution in any format and media. This license will be free of charge, perpetual and capable of sub-license. Sydney Multicultural Community Services Inc may exercise all copyright and publicity rights in the material contained in your Contribution in all jurisdictions, to their full extent and for the full period for which any such rights exist in that material. We reserve the right to display advertisements in connection with your Contribution.
Please also note that, in accordance with the Content Standards, you must ensure that your Contribution does not infringe any copyright, database right or trade mark of any other person. By submitting your Contribution to the Community, you are warranting that you have the right to grant Sydney Multicultural Community Services Inc the non-exclusive copyright license described above.
If you are not in a position to grant such a license to Sydney Multicultural Community Services Inc, please do not submit the Contribution to the Community.
5. Data protection
If you are required to submit personal data directly to Sydney Multicultural Community Services Inc during the registration process, we will only use such data for administration and monitoring purposes and will not share your data with third parties unless legally required to do so.
6. Changes to these rules
We may revise these Rules at any time. You are expected to check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we make, as they are legally binding on you and will apply to you from the date the change was made. You agree to accept and comply with any changes to the rules if you use the Community after the change is made.
These Rules are governed by and construed in accordance with the State of New South Wales, Australia. In the event that a dispute arises from these Rules, each of Sydney Multicultural Community Services Inc and you agree to submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of New South Wales, Australia.