Terms and Conditions:
Agreement Between User and the University of Newcastle Medical Society (UNMS)
The UNMS Web Site is comprised of various Web pages operated by the UNMS. The UNMS Web Site is offered to you conditioned on your acceptance without modification of the terms, conditions, and notices contained herein. Your use of the UNMS Web Site constitutes your agreement to all such terms, conditions, and notices.
The UNMS reserves the right to change the terms, conditions, and notices under which the UNMS Web Site is offered, including but not limited to the charges associated with the use of the UNMS Web Site.
Links to Third Party Sites
The UNMS Web Site may contain links to other Web Sites (“Linked Sites”). The Linked Sites are not under the control of the UNMS and the UNMS is not responsible for the contents of any Linked Site, including without limitation any link contained in a Linked Site, or any changes or updates to a Linked Site. The UNMS is not responsible for webcasting or any other form of transmission received from any Linked Site. The UNMS is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by the UNMS of the site or any association with its operators.
No Unlawful or Prohibited Use
As a condition of your use of the UNMS Web Site, you warrant to the UNMS that you will not use the UNMS Web Site for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms, conditions, and notices. You may not use the UNMS Web Site in any manner which could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the UNMS Web Site or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of the UNMS Web Site. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available or provided for through the UNMS Web Sites.
Use of Communication Services
The UNMS Web Site may contain bulletin board services, chat areas, news groups, forums, communities, personal web pages, calendars, and/or other message or communication facilities designed to enable you to communicate with the public at large or with a group (collectively, “Communication Services”). You agree to use the Communication Services only to post, send and receive messages and material that are proper and related to the particular Communication Service. By way of example, and not as a limitation, you agree that when using a Communication Service, you will not:
- Defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others.
- Publish, post, upload, distribute or disseminate any inappropriate, profane, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful topic, name, material or information.
- Upload files that contain software or other material protected by intellectual property laws (or by rights of privacy of publicity) unless you own or control the rights thereto or have received all necessary consents.
- Upload files that contain viruses, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of another’s computer.
- Advertise or offer to sell or buy any goods or services for any business purpose, unless such Communication Service specifically allows such messages.
- Conduct or forward surveys, contests, pyramid schemes or chain letters.
- Download any file posted by another user of a Communication Service that you know, or reasonably should know, cannot be legally distributed in such manner.
- Falsify or delete any author attributions, legal or other proper notices or proprietary designations or labels of the origin or source of software or other material contained in a file that is uploaded.
- Restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the Communication Services.
- Violate any code of conduct or other guidelines which may be applicable for any particular Communication Service.
- Harvest or otherwise collect information about others, including e-mail addresses, without their consent.
- Violate any applicable laws or regulations.
UNMS has no obligation to monitor the Communication Services. However, UNMS reserves the right to review materials posted to a Communication Service and to remove any materials in its sole discretion. The UNMS reserves the right to terminate your access to any or all of the Communication Services at any time without notice for any reason whatsoever.
UNMS reserves the right at all times to disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request, or to edit, refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, in UNMS’ sole discretion.
Always use caution when giving out any personally identifying information about yourself or your children in any Communication Service. UNMS does not control or endorse the content, messages or information found in any Communication Service and, therefore, the UNMS specifically disclaims any liability with regard to the Communication Services and any actions resulting from your participation in any Communication Service.
Managers and hosts are not authorized UNMS spokespersons, and their views do not necessarily reflect those of the UNMS. Materials uploaded to a Communication Service may be subject to posted limitations on usage, reproduction and/or dissemination. You are responsible for adhering to such limitations if you download the materials.
Materials Provided to the UNMS or Posted at any UNMS Web Site
UNMS does not claim ownership of the materials you provide to AMSS (including feedback and suggestions) or post, upload, input or submit to any AMSS Web Site or its associated services (collectively “Submissions”). However, by posting, uploading, inputting, providing or submitting your Submission you are granting UNMS, its affiliated committees permission to use your Submission in connection with the operation of their Internet businesses including, without limitation, the rights to: copy, distribute, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, reproduce, edit, translate and reformat your Submission; and to publish your name in connection with your Submission.
No compensation will be paid with respect to the use of your Submission, as provided herein. AMSS is under no obligation to post or use any Submission you may provide and may remove any Submission at any time in UNMS’s sole discretion. By posting, uploading, inputting, providing or submitting your Submission you warrant and represent that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to your Submission as described in this section including, without limitation, all the rights necessary for you to provide, post, upload, input or submit the Submissions.
Ownership of Content
The materials displayed on this site, including without limitation all information, text, materials, graphics, software, advertisements, names, logos and trademarks (if any) on this site (“Content”) are protected by copyright, trade mark and other intellectual property laws unless expressly indicated otherwise.
You must not modify, copy, reproduce, republish, frame, upload to a third party, post, transmit or distribute this content in any way except as expressly authorised in writing by the University of Newcastle Medical Society.
You may view this site using your web browser and save an electronic copy, or print out a copy, of parts of this web site solely for your own information, research or study, but only if you keep all Content intact and in the same form as presented on this site (including without limitation all copyright, trade mark and other proprietary notices and all advertisements).
You must not use this site or the information on this site in any manner or for any purpose which is unlawful or in any manner which violates any right of the University of Newcastle Medical Societyy or which is prohibited by the General Conditions.
Returns and Refunds
UNMS will not refund any payments or accept returns or exchanges made for purchasing of merchandise. The only means in which refunding of event tickets will be approved is if dire circumstance cause the event to be cancelled. UNMS will not accept refunds for any other reason, including but not limited to, inability to attend events or dissatisfaction of an event.
Delivery of goods
Merchandise purchased on UNMS website will not be delivered to specified personal addresses and will be distributed at the discretion of the UNMS Merchandise and Membership Officer(s). Means of distribution will be made clear prior to purchase of any merchandise. Event tickets will be distributed directly to email addresses and will not be sent via postal mail.
THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES INCLUDED IN OR AVAILABLE THROUGH UNMS WEB SITE MAY INCLUDE INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. CHANGES ARE PERIODICALLY ADDED TO THE INFORMATION HEREIN. UNMS AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS MAY MAKE IMPROVEMENTS AND/OR CHANGES IN UNMS WEB SITE AT ANY TIME. ADVICE RECEIVED VIA UNMS WEB SITE SHOULD NOT BE RELIED UPON FOR PERSONAL, MEDICAL, LEGAL OR FINANCIAL DECISIONS AND YOU SHOULD CONSULT AN APPROPRIATE PROFESSIONAL FOR SPECIFIC ADVICE TAILORED TO YOUR SITUATION.
UNMS AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE SUITABILITY, RELIABILITY, AVAILABILITY, TIMELINESS, AND ACCURACY OF THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS CONTAINED ON UNMS WEB SITE FOR ANY PURPOSE. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, ALL SUCH INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OR CONDITION OF ANY KIND. UNMS AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS HEREBY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS WITH REGARD TO THIS INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS, INCLUDING ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.
UNMS reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate your access to UNMS Web Site and the related services or any portion thereof at any time, without notice.
To the maximum extent permitted by law, this agreement is governed by the laws of the Australia and you hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of courts in Australia in all disputes arising out of or relating to the use of UNMS Web Site. Use of UNMS Web Site is unauthorized in any jurisdiction that does not give effect to all provisions of these terms and conditions, including without limitation this paragraph.
You agree that no joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship exists between you and UNMS as a result of this agreement or use of UNMS Web Site. UNMS’ performance of this agreement is subject to existing laws and legal process, and nothing contained in this agreement is in derogation of UNMS’ right to comply with governmental, court and law enforcement requests or requirements relating to your use of UNMS Web Site or information provided to or gathered by UNMS with respect to such use. If any part of this agreement is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law including, but not limited to, the warranty disclaimers and liability limitations set forth above, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision and the remainder of the agreement shall continue in effect.