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This site is owned and operated by CPDpoint Pty Ltd (Australian Business Number 90 120 500 138).


This page sets out the terms and conditions under which you may use this site. By using this site you expressly agree to be bound by its terms and the Australian laws that govern it. If you make a purchase on this site, our terms of sale apply.


We may vary the terms of use at any time. Any variations will be effective the day they are posted on the site. The CPDpoint Pty Ltd terms of use are current as at 1 January 2008 .


If any of the site’s terms require clarification please contact us by email. If you object to any of the following conditions you should not use this site.


For simplicity, these terms refer to CPDpoint Pty Ltd as “we” and “us”. Users of this site are referred to as “you”. A user is any individual or entity accessing this site for any reason. 


The terms and conditions are summarised under the following headings:


1. Information displayed on this site

2. Pricing and terms of advertisers

3. Registered users of this site

4. Your obligations using this site

5. Unacceptable conduct

6. What can happen if you violate the terms of use

7. Intellectual property

8. Security

9. Linking

10. Privacy statement

11. Disclaimer of warranties and limitation of liability

12. Our indemnity

13. Applicable law

14. Feedback, complaints or questions



1. Information displayed on this site

This site displays information about CPDpoint Pty Ltd, professional development events and forums, classified advertisements, and banner advertisements that promote a variety of products and services. Their purpose is to link sellers and buyers.


The advertisements displayed at this site are supplied to us by a third-party seller of a product or service. We accept advertised content in good faith with a warranty by each advertiser that the content does not violate any law. We do not examine, review or endorse the products or services of any advertisement provided on this site. We recommend that you confirm all information contained on or linked from the site with the relevant third party provider before purchasing a product or service.


The content on this site is general information and should not be relied upon as advice. You should consider independent advice that takes your individual circumstances into account prior to making any decisions.



2. Pricing and terms of advertisers

The goods or services advertised on this site are subject to different prices and terms set by third parties and they may change without notice. You should approach each advertisement with the knowledge that each is a different person or business with different pricing, policies and practices. When comparing the products or services displayed on this site, you are responsible for identifying any incomplete information that affects the selling price.



3. Registration and your obligations

If you wish to receive information from this site or advertise on this site, you are required to register and create a password for which you are responsible. When you register, you must provide true, current and complete information about yourself. This information includes your real: name; profession; address; contact numbers; e-mail address. You are always responsible for ensuring this information is correct and-up to-date.


You must ensure that your log in details remain secure because you will be responsible for all activities where those details are used at this site. If you become aware of any unauthorised use of your log in details you must change your password (or notify us) immediately. If we have reason to believe that your registration details are untrue, not current or incomplete, we reserve the right to suspend or terminate your account and refuse you current or future use of this site.



4. Your obligations using this site

Your conduct at this site must be lawful. We reserve the right to refuse you service if you breach any of these terms.


You should only use this site if you:

a.        are an adult

b.        respect the legal rights that individuals have in their personal life and commercial transactions

c.         accept responsibility for your conduct (financial or otherwise) at this site

d.        secure your registration details (username and password)

e.        use it at your own risk


5. Unacceptable conduct

The following conduct is unacceptable at this site. You must not:

1.       use the personal information of another person or entity on this site without their permission

2.       impersonate another person or entity when using this site

3.       post or distribute any information that could give rise to civil or criminal proceedings (e.g. false or misleading, threatening, defamatory, libellous, obscene, indecent, inflammatory or pornographic)

4.       breach the rights of another person or entity while using this site

5.       infringe the laws of any state or country while using this site

6.       interfere with the operation of this site

7.       copy, delete or modify information displayed at this site without our permission

8.       knowingly transmit a virus or malicious code to or from this site

9.       frame this site as part of another site

10.    collect personal information from this site for the purpose of unsolicited commercial communication (e.g. spam, telemarketing or sending junk mail)

11.    assist another person to do any of the above acts


6. What can happen if you violate the terms of use

If you violate the terms of use of this site, the course of action we take will depend on the circumstances and seriousness of your violation. At any time, we may pursue any or all of the following courses of action: request that you rectify the situation; terminate your access to all or part of the site; terminate your contract without refund; refuse to enter into any subsequent contract with you; report your unlawful violation to the relevant authorities.



7. Intellectual property

The information contained on this site, including the layout, text and graphics are protected by copyright under Australian and International intellectual property laws. Intellectual property laws also protect a registered (or unregistered) trademark, design, patent, business or company name, or logo. The owners of intellectual property are entitled to certain enforceable rights.  No licence is granted to use any intellectual property contained on this site.


The information contained on this site can be used for personal and non-commercial purposes. Unless permitted by copyright legislation, you must not use, copy, modify, transmit, store, publish or distribute the material on the site, or create any other material using material on the site, without obtaining prior written consent from us or the original copyright owner.


The CPDpoint business name or logo must not be used or modified in any way without obtaining our prior written consent.



8. Security

Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) encryption is enabled on all pages where personal information is collected and used on this site. SSL prevents others intercepting the personal information you provide us. SSL is the industry standard and it is compatible with most browsers. You know SSL has been enabled when your URL (the internet address for the page you are viewing) changes from http:// to https://. A locked padlock icon should also appear on your screen (bottom of right of your screen for Internet Explorer 6 or on the same line as the URL for Internet Explorer 7).


Maintaining your computer will also improve security online. You can increase your Internet security settings, and/or install up-to-date anti-virus, firewall and anti Spam software with the latest patches.



9. Linking

Our site is linked to other websites on the Internet. Third parties who advertise on this site provide these links and the link is provided for your convenience. We do not review or endorse the products, services or content of any website that is linked from this site. We do not accept liability for loss or damage arising from the conduct of other website owners who are beyond our control.



10. Privacy

10.1 Personal Privacy

Our Privacy Policy governs the way we handle your personal information. We will limit the collection and use of your personal information to uses that enable us to fulfil our service obligations arising from your requests to us.


We may disclose aggregated information about the users of our service to third parties. We do not sell your personal information to third parties. We reserve the right to disclose your personal information when we are required to comply with any law, regulation, legal process or governmental request.



10.2 Website Privacy

You are aware of most of the personal information collected on this site because you enter this information where requested. Some information, however, is collected without your awareness by cookies. 


A cookie is a small piece of information that is placed onto the memory of a computer from a website. Cookies allow websites to identify how a visitor spends their time at a website in order to improve the quality of the website. Most web browsers can be configured to notify you when a cookie is received, allowing you to either accept or reject it. However, if you reject the use of cookies, the functions you can perform at a website may be limited.


We use cookies on this site for the purpose of website development and to facilitate secure online payments on this website. We suggest that you allow cookies from this site while you are visiting as you can delete them from your browser after leaving.



11. Disclaimer of warranties and limitation of liability

We provide this service “as is” without any express or implied warranties. We make no warranty about the accuracy or completeness of the content of this site or any third party sites linked from this site. In addition:


               i.            The products or services advertised on this site are products and services of third parties. We accept advertisements in good faith with warranties by each advertiser. You should be aware that when you respond to an advertisement on this site, your legal relationship is with the advertiser and not CPDpoint Pty Ltd. 


              ii.            We do not state or imply that the content on this site or linked sites does not infringe the rights of third parties.


             iii.            We do not review, examine or endorse the products or services advertised by third parties on this site, nor do we state or imply they will be suitable for you.


            iv.            We do not state or imply that this site will be free of errors, viruses or defects or that the service will be uninterrupted or timely.


             v.            In the event that this site fails to operate or causes you loss or damage, your remedy may include a re-supply of the service or a credit note.



12. Our indemnity

When you use this site, you indemnify us (and our agents) from losses, costs, damages or claims arising from:


               i.            any breach of these terms by you or your agents

              ii.            any third party action against us (or our agents) for conduct by you or your agents

             iii.            any advertisement on this site provided by a third party


13. Applicable law

If you placed a paid advertisement on this site, our terms of use and dealings with you are governed by the laws of New South Wales, Australia. If any provision in our terms of use is void or unenforceable, it/they will be struck out, and the remaining terms will remain in force.


If you paid a person or business who advertised at CPDpoint, you and the advertiser are required to identify the jurisdiction that governs the transaction you have entered. It is good practice to establish which jurisdiction applies before you enter into a contract with a person or business in another state or country. 



14. Feedback, complaints or questions

We welcome your feedback, complaints and questions by e-mail (using the link at the bottom of the page). The subject line should identify whether your message is “Feedback”, a “Question”, or a “Complaint”. We will prioritise messages according to their complexity and aim to send you a prompt reply or phone you to discuss the matter further.


Complaints will be handled with objectivity, respect and fairness with regard to the circumstances. We will aim to resolve a complaint within 14 business days. If you are not satisfied with the way we attempt to resolve your complaint, we will direct you to the relevant government agency for further advice.


© CPDpoint Pty Ltd, 2006

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