THE CAREERS DEPARTMENT TERMS

TERMS

Your access to the The Footnotes Platform/s is conditional upon your acceptance of and compliance with all terms, conditions, notices and disclaimers contained in this Agreement and anywhere else on The Footnotes Platform/s. You are required to acknowledge your acceptance of this Agreement in order to become a User and access exclusive content on the The Footnotes Platform/s. We may immediately suspend access and/or terminate an account of any User believed to be in breach of this Agreement. We reserve the right to change the terms of this Agreement at any time, and you should check the Agreement from time to time for that reason. We will provide notification via the The Footnotes Platform/s and by email (if we have your email address) of any substantial changes to this Agreement. If we amend this Agreement and you do not notify us to the contrary, your continued use of the The Footnotes Platform/s will constitute your acceptance of the amended Agreement terms.

ACCESS

By becoming a User you will gain access to exclusive content on the The Footnotes Platform/s. We will use reasonable endeavours to ensure your access is uninterrupted and error free, however we cannot provide any guarantees that all information will be accessible at all times or on all devices. You are responsible for the costs of establishing and maintaining an internet connection to access The Footnotes Platform/s and any associated ancillary costs.

USER OBLIGATIONS

As a User, you are part of a community of people using the The Footnotes Platform/s. We require that all Users comply with certain standards of behaviour when using the The Footnotes Platform/s, uploading or downloading content or otherwise acting in your capacity as a User or related to The Footnotes Platform/s. The standards required of Users are set out below.

  • The Footnotes Platform/s is only available for your personal use and is not to be used for any business or commercial purpose. You will not use the The Footnotes Platform/s for the purpose of advertising, promoting or soliciting any goods or services, or otherwise engaging in trade or commerce.
  • You must respect all Users and contributors to The Footnotes Platform/s and not make any remarks which are illegal, defamatory or likely to offend other Users or infringe upon any third party’s rights. We may immediately remove any content submitted by any User at any time.
  • You are solely responsible for your engagement and contributions to The Footnotes Platform/s. You must not knowingly post or transmit or permit the posting or transmission of any material, which contains a computer virus or anything else which may compromise security of The Footnotes Platform/s or be harmful to other Users or The Footnotes Platform/s.
  • You should advise us of any changes to the information submitted in your User Registration Form. We will do our best to update these details once notified.

THE FOOTNOTE'S OBLIGATIONS

The Footnotes will provide the The Footnotes Platform/s and exclusive User content to you. The Footnotes will facilitate an online community through the The Footnotes Platform/s by providing content, enabling Users to contribute to the The Footnotes Platform/s and offering special offers and competitions. In undertaking its role The Footnotes will endeavour to:

  • Ensure all information on The Footnotes Platform provided by The Footnotes is up to date to the best of its knowledge. However, The Footnotes will not be liable for any incorrect or incomplete information displayed on The Footnotes Platform/s or for any comments or information posted by Users or other third parties.
  • Provide a mix of content across different industry categories.
  • Store and use any information (including Personal Information) which you provide as a User in compliance with the law.

The views which are expressed on The Footnotes Platform/s are not The Footnotes’ views and The Footnotes accepts no liability in respect of any material posted and is not responsible for its content and accuracy.The purpose of this product is to challenge, inform and shape careers decisions; however the ‘story telling’ nature of this product means that it is not a substitute for independent professional career advice

YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

As part of the User Application Form you may be required to provide certain information about yourself including your name, date of birth, contact details and other similar information. Where we gather any Personal Information it will be handled in accordance with Australian privacy laws and the provisions of this Agreement.

You will be provided with a password for your User account which you can change from time to time. You must keep this password secure and not allow others to access your account. You must notify us immediately of any authorised use of your account.

In respect to The Footnotes platform, www.thecareersdepartment.com:

  • Student and Child users who access their account with The Careers Department in association with their school will automatically grant access to their profile details and activity for school administration accounts. By creating an account through a school license, the user agrees to these terms.
  • Student and Child users who create their account through a parent license automatically grant access to their profile details and activity for the purchaser / parent account. By creating an account through a parent subscription license, the user agrees to these terms.
  • Student and Child users have the option to give users who have purchased a parent license access to their account details and activities. Student and Child users will be notified of any requests to gain access to their account and have the option to accept or decline it. By accepting the user request, the user agrees to the parent user having access to their account.

We may use your Personal Information, including your contact details, to provide you with information about the The Footnotes Platform/s or direct marketing material. We may also provide your Personal Information to our exclusive Sponsor for the purposes of providing marketing material to you.

If at any time you want to know what information The Footnotes or the Sponsor hold about you or if you have any questions or concerns regarding your Personal Information, then you can contact us at the following address to request this information: hello@thecareersdepartment.com

If we or the Sponsor use your Personal Information for direct marketing purposes, we will give you the opportunity to opt out of receiving any further marketing material through an unsubscribe function in our emails or SMS. If you wish to opt out of receiving any further marketing material at any time, you can also do so by or sending a request to the above address.

If we have contracted any of our obligations under this Agreement or other tasks related to the The Footnotes Platform/s to a third party, we may need to disclose your Personal Information to that third party to ensure that you get the service needed. In these circumstances, we will require the third party to protect the privacy of the information that is disclosed to it. There may also be circumstances where the law requires us to disclose the information or where disclosure is required to prevent a risk of health or safety or for law enforcement purposes.

We may monitor usage, perform statistical analysis of User activity and characteristics in order to measure interest in and use of the various areas on the The Footnotes Platform/s and to inform ourselves and others of such information. You acknowledge that non-personal information and data may be automatically collected through the standard operation of The Footnotes’ internet servers or through the use of cookies. If you do not want information collected through the use of cookies, you should use your browser’s cookie disabling feature. You should note, however, that if cookies are disabled certain features may not be available. The use of cookies on The Footnotes Platform/s enables us to deliver and maintain customised options when you make return visits to the site.

We will take steps to ensure that any personally identifiable information we collect, use or disclose is accurate, complete and up-to-date and we will takes steps to protect it from misuse and loss and from unauthorised access, modification or disclosure. If you inform us that the information we hold is incorrect we will, if appropriate, amend those records.

TERMINATING A USER ACCOUNT

You may terminate your User account at any time by providing us with notice in writing to hello@thefootnotes.com.au. We may terminate your User account at any time including if you breach any terms of the Agreement or if we decide to cease operating the The Footnotes Platform/s or offering User accounts. We will provide notice to you in writing using the contact information provided in your User Registration Form in the event of a termination.

In the event the account is terminated we will remove all account information from our direct marketing system within 30 days of receiving a request. You will not be entitled to any credit or payment as part of your account.

QUESTIONS OR COMPLAINTS

If at any time you have any complaints or questions about the The Footnotes Platform/s or your User account, you can contact us at hello@thecareersdepartment.com.

SMS

In addition to contacting you by email, we or our Sponsor may occasionally contact you by SMS, if you opt in to receiving communications from us in this manner in the User Application Form. Any marketing SMS will include an option to opt out by replying to the message. Standard charges apply to any SMS you send in accordance with your phone carriers service charges.

SOCIAL MEDIA

As part of the The Footnotes Platform/s you may elect to connect with us through various social media channels such Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter, Instagram, Vimeo and LinkedIn. In order to connect you will be required to set up your own account with the relevant social media site and you will be subject to terms and conditions prescribed by the operators of such sites. The Footnotes is in no way associated with or endorsed by any social media channels and is not responsible for any content posted by Users or other third parties through such sites.

THE FOOTNOTE'S CONTENT

Except where expressly stated otherwise we make no representations about the content and suitability for any purpose of the information contained on the The Footnotes Platform/s. It is provided “as is” without express or implied warranty of any kind. All content, including opinions, offers, statements and advice, made available through the The Footnotes Platform/s are those of their respective contributors and not of The Footnotes, and should not necessarily be relied upon. The Footnotes disclaims (to the full extent allowable by law), all warranties with regard to this information, including any advertisements, including all implied warranties as to merchantability or fitness for use. We shall not be liable for any damages whatsoever including any special, indirect or consequential damages resulting from loss of use, data, profits or opportunity, whether in an action in contract, negligence or other tort, arising out of or in connection with access to the The Footnotes Platform/s or the use or performance of information contained in it.

The purpose of this product is to challenge, inform and shape careers decisions; however the ‘story telling’ nature of this product means that it is not a substitute for independent professional career advice.

INDEMNITY

We accept no responsibility for your use of the The Footnotes Platform/s, contributions made by you to the The Footnotes Platform/s or the actions of other Users, and you agree to indemnify and hold harmless The Footnotes and its and their employees, officers, agents and contractors from and against all actions, proceedings, suits, claims and demands brought or made against The Footnotes by any person arising from or in consequence of your use of the The Footnotes Platform, and from and against any damage, loss, cost or expense suffered or incurred by The Footnotes as a direct or indirect consequence thereof.

The purpose of this product is to challenge, inform and shape careers decisions; however the ‘story telling’ nature of this product means that it is not a substitute for independent professional career advice.

COPYRIGHT

The content provided on The Footnotes Platform/s by us (whether produced by a third party, the Sponsor, Users or otherwise) may include copyright material. All content and other information, text, images, graphics, software, applications and advertisements contained on the The Footnotes Platform are protected by International and Australian copyright law, and all rights are reserved. Except where expressly stated otherwise all material on the The Footnotes Platform is presented for your information and entertainment only, and you are not permitted to download any material except when reasonably necessary to access the The Footnotes Platform/s or to participate as a User. When you access a The Footnotes Platform/s, you agree that you do so on the following conditions:

  1. Except as noted above, you may retrieve, review or download the material for your personal information and entertainment only.
  2. You may save a local copy of or print material from it for your own personal information or entertainment, and to inform others about it, but you may not charge any fee for any use and all commercial exploitation of any material on the The Footnotes Platform/s is expressly prohibited.
  3. Any copyright notice or mark appearing on any material on the The Footnotes Platform/s must be included on any copy you make.
  4. You must keep all material intact and in the same form as presented on The Footnotes Platform/s; you may not modify it without the express permission of The Footnotes.
  5. You must not use the The Footnotes Platform/s or any of the material contained in it for any purpose which is unlawful, prohibited under this Agreement, or which violates any right of The Footnotes or any other owner of any rights in the material contained in the The Footnotes Platform/s.

TRADEMARK

The Footnotes logo and the Sponsor’s logo are registered trademarks and may not be used without the prior specific and written permission of The Footnotes or the Sponsor (as applicable). No other trademark appearing in The Footnotes Platform/s may be used without the prior specific and written permission of the trademark owner.

LINKS AND ADVERTISEMENTS

The Footnotes Platform/s may contain hyperlinks to internet operated by third parties which may be accessible through advertisements, content or through email communications. We will endeavour to ensure that all links are current but we are not responsible for the contents of any linked content from The Footnotes platform/s. The inclusion of any link does not imply any endorsement of the linked by The Footnotes. Any link within The Footnotes Platform/s, which takes you to a third-party link should only be clicked on at your own risk. The Footnotes does not endorse or in any way adopt representations made by advertisers on The Footnotes Platform/s or any linked website, nor are any offers made by such advertisers or The Footnotes Platform/s operators also made by The Footnotes.

GOVERNING LAW

This agreement between you and The Footnotes will be governed by the Laws of Australia. If any provision of this agreement is found to be invalid or unenforceable by a Court of Law, it shall be severed and will not affect the remainder of the agreement, which will continue in full force and effect. All rights not expressly granted are reserved.

DEFINITIONS

Agreementmeans this document which sets out the rights and obligations of You and The Footnotes Pty Ltd (The Footnotes and The Careers Department).

*The Footnotes Platform/s means The Footnotes responsive

websites www.thefootnotes.com.au and www.thecareersdepartment.com and display of advertising and The Footnotes content on the The Footnotes inventory.

The Footnotes/The Careers Department/Us/We means The Footnotes Pty Ltd and its related bodies corporate..

Personal Information has the same meaning as provided under section 6 of the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth).

Sponsor means a third party that The Footnotes/ The Careers Department collaborates with in response to operating and promoting The Footnotes platform/s.

Submitted Content means anything which you submit, whether written, photographic or otherwise, as a User or through The Footnotes Platform/s.

User/You/Your means a person that completes the User Registration Form on the The Footnotes Platform/s

User Registration Form means the form you are required to complete and submit on the The Footnotes Platform/s in order to become a User