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Terms & Conditions

Copyright


This site and its contents are subject to copyright. The site material copyright is owned by Officiating Collective, or in the case of some material, a third party. The site function and operation copyright is owned by Officiating Collective.

 

Except as permitted by the copyright law applicable to you, you may not reproduce or communicate any of the content on this website, including images, logos and files downloadable from this website, 

without the written permission of the copyright owner.

 

You may reproduce content from this website for your personal private use, provided it is not later used for any other purpose.


We may change these terms of use in the future. Check this page before re-using any content from this website.


Part VB and section 183 entitlements reserved.


For information about Part VB (educational use) and section 183 (government
use) visit www.copyright.com.au and www.copyright.org.au.

 

Trademarks


This site includes registered trademarks, and other trademarks that are otherwise protected by law. Except as expressly authorised, the use or misuse of any of these trademarks is strictly prohibited.

Included Trademarks and Registered Trademarks are Trademarks of their respective owners.

 

Officiating Collective logo


Please contact the Officiating Collective for the correct logo versions and specifications. The Officiating Collective logo may not be used by any other party without prior written permission from the Officiating Collective Managing Director.

 

Disclaimer


You agree that your access to, and use of, this site is subject to these terms and all applicable laws, and is at your own risk. This site and its contents are provided to you on "as is" basis, the site may contain errors, faults and inaccuracies and may not be complete and current.

 

Officiating Collective makes no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied as to the operation of this site or the information, content, materials or products included on this site, except as otherwise provided under applicable laws.

 

Neither Officiating Collective, nor its affiliates, directors, officers, employees, agents, contractors, successors or assigns will be liable for any damages whatsoever arising out of, or in any way related to, the use of this site and any other site linked to this site. This limitation applies to direct, indirect, consequential, special, punitive or other damages you or others may suffer, as well as damages for loss of profits, business interruption or the loss of data or information.

 

Viruses


Officiating Collective cannot guarantee that any file or program available for download and/or execution from or via this site is free from viruses or other conditions, which could damage or interfere with data, hardware or software with which it might be used. You assume all risk of use of all programs and files on this site, and you release Officiating Collective entirely of all responsibility for any consequences of its use.

 

Third Party Sites


This site may contain links to third party sites. Officiating Collective is not responsible for the condition or content of those sites as they are not under Officiating Collective. You access those sites and/or use the site's products and services solely at your own risk.

You may link to the Officiating Collective website at your full expense and responsibility, as long as links are fully acknowledged.

 

Officiating Collective retains the right of refusal to publish web resources or links, without notice or explanation.

 

Applicable Law


This site is controlled by Officiating Collective. Your use of this site is governed by, construed and enforced in accordance with the laws of Queensland, Australia. Disputes arising from your use of this site are exclusively subject to the jurisdiction of the courts of Queensland, Australia.

 

This site may be accessed throughout Australia and overseas. Officiating Collective makes no representations that the content of this site complies with the laws (including intellectual property laws) of any country outside Australia. If you access this site from outside Australia, you do so at your own risk and are responsible for complying with the laws in the place where you access the site.

 

Privacy


Officiating Collective highly value the strong relationships we have with our customers. The collection of data at Officiating Collective is being handled with full and proper respect for the privacy of our customers. The data we collect is handled sensitively, securely and with proper regard to privacy. Officiating Collective does not disclose, distribute or sell the data we collect from our clients to third parties.

 

This site uses a feature of your web browser known as "cookies" to store information and identify you to the system while your on a session. No personal details are contained in the cookies.

 

Officiating Collective Privacy Policy


Officiating Collective respects your privacy. Protecting your personal information is important to us.

At Officiating Collective we only collect information which is necessary to administer your membership. Information we collect is used to ensure that your status as a financial member is recorded, to send regular mailouts, and to keep you up to date with the various activities provided by Officiating Collective, including seminars, workshops and conferences.

 

The membership details are strictly confidential. We do not make them available to any outside organisation or allow any person except the Officiating Collective Managing Director and Director, Education and Content to consult them. Membership forms are destroyed after seven years in accordance with the requirements of the Australian Taxation Office. As a member of Officiating Collective you may ask to see the information held about you.

 

If you require further information on the personal details that Officiating Collective holds and how it is managed, please call +61 423 946 685, or write to Officiating Collective, Attn, Managing Director, 16 Matilda St, Wellington Point, QLD 4160.

 

If you would like more information about the Privacy Act, you can contact the Federal Privacy Commissioner’s hotline service on 1300 363 992 or visit the Privacy Commissioner’s website at www.privacy.gov.au.

Membership and Site rules


All content you submit, upload, or otherwise make available to the Service ("Content") may be reviewed by staff members. All Content you submit, or upload may be sent to third-party verification services (including, but not limited to, spam prevention services). Security is never guaranteed - do not submit any Content that you consider to be private or confidential.

You agree to not use the Service to submit or link to any Content which is:

  • defamatory,

  • hateful,

  • threatening,

  • abusive,

  • spam or spam-like,

  • likely to offend,

  • contains adult or objectionable content,

  • contains personal information of others,

  • risks copyright infringement,

  • encourages unlawful activity,

  • or otherwise violates any laws.

You are entirely responsible for the content of, and any harm resulting from, that Content or your conduct, including any material posted under your account - Do not share your password with others.

We may remove or modify any Content submitted at any time, with or without cause, with or without notice. Requests for Content to be removed or modified will be undertaken only at our discretion. We may terminate your access to all or any part of the Service at any time, with or without cause, with or without notice.

You are granting us with a non-exclusive, permanent, irrevocable, unlimited license to use, publish, or re-publish your Content in connection with the Service. You retain copyright over the Content.

These terms may be changed at any time without notice.

If you do not agree with these terms, please do not register or use the Service. Use of the Service constitutes acceptance of these terms. If you wish to close your account, please contact us.

Officiating Collective – 8 commandments. 

  1. Don't be a pest.

    • Remember these are real people you are talking to. Don't bait or provoke negative responses.

    • Likewise, don't feed trolls. Report posts instead of taking the bait.

  2. Don't be a spammer.

    • Posts with the sole aim of directing traffic to other sites are not allowed, whether commercial or non-commercial.

    • This includes drumming up readers for your own blog or other online content - post the full content of your own stuff with a link, and only in a relevant thread.

    • Our general test is to ask whether the user is here to partake in the community, which is good, or to get traffic for their own site or product, which is bad.

    • If in doubt, just ask.

  3. Don't be a stalker.

    • This includes tracking down and posting social media images, names, addresses and so on.

    • Exceptions will include information for contacting firms, government departments and politicians through their publicly listed details.

  4. No illegal content; respect copyright owners.

    • No illegal match video or audio streams or requesting of same from us or other users.

    • No drug use talk or similar. You might get away with contextual mentions or relevant discussion but otherwise leave it out.

  5. No sexually suggestive content, swearing, racist material, gore and injuries etc.

    • We have members from all walks of life, accessing the site from home and work. Be considerate.

  6. Don't break the site or do anything that interferes with normal use of the site.

    • Using scripts or bots to scrape content or hammer our database, like posts and so on is forbidden.

    • Don't manipulate or beg for likes to get your post on the home page.

  7. Don't be a whinger.

    • If you get a warning or a suspension don't fly off the handle. You'll only get yourself in deeper.

    • If you are not happy with your response from a moderator, contact Admin here.

  8. Removal/Suspension

    • Officiating Collective retains the right to suspend or cancel memberships as required without notice if any policy has been breached.