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Access to and use of the online magazine www.mittimes.com and www.mittimes.com Pty Ltd, and its associated email alert, is provided by Macquarie IT Pty Ltd called in this document “the publishers”, on the following terms. Please read the whole of this page carefully. If you do not agree to these terms, you should not obtain information, services or products from this site.The publishers reserve the right to review and modify any of the Terms of Use at any time. This page should be reviewed periodically so that you are updated on any changes. The publishers welcome your comments and feedback.Subscriber services
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If you are a subscriber to the email or the online magazine or any of its products or services, you acknowledge that:• you purchase the right to access the MIT Times email or online magazine from any computer you choose, for the duration of your subscription;• your subscription is for your own personal use only and you will not enable third parties to have access to the email whether free or for a charge;• where a subscription for a site licence has been paid for, an individual receiving the MIT Times email on behalf of others is authorised to forward the MIT Times email only to the number of email addresses paid for in their site licence subscription;

• you are solely responsible for the protection and confidentiality of any password or user ID that may be issued to you from time to time and you will not reveal (or cause to be revealed through any act or omission) your password to any other person;

• the price of any subscriber service is subject to change at any time.

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• reliance on the completeness, accuracy, suitability or currency of the email or the website or their content (including third party material and advertisements on the email or the website), irrespective of any verifying measures taken by us. The email and the website are designed for general interest only.

• failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, failure to correct defects, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus or other harmful component, loss of data, communication line failure, unlawful third party conduct, or theft, destruction, alteration or unauthorised access to records.

• accessing any sites or servers maintained by other organisations through links on the email or the website. Links are provided for the convenience of users of the email and the website only and without responsibility for the content or operation of those sites. Unless otherwise stated, linked sites and their products and services are not endorsed by the publishers and your linking to any such site is at your own risk.

• the provision of credit card or other financial information, the failure to complete (or delay in completing) any transaction, or other loss or damage arising from any e-commerce transacted or attempted to be transacted on the website.

• defamatory, threatening, offensive or unlawful conduct of third parties or publication of any materials relating to or constituting such conduct.

• a breach by the publishers of their privacy policy (other than a wilful breach).

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The publishers do not warrant that they will continue to make the online magazine available generally or at all and reserves the right at any time to impose or increase fees for future access to any material appearing in the email or on the website. The right is reserved to alter the email or the website at any time, even if it changes the equipment needed to access or use the email or the website or any part of it.

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You may not, without the prior written permission of the publishers and the permission of any other relevant rights owners, broadcast, republish, up-load to a third party, transmit, post, distribute, show or play in public, adapt or change in any way the content of, or create a derivative work from, the email or the website for any purpose. This prohibition does not extend to materials on this site which are freely available for re-use or are in the public domain.

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No MIT Times trade mark or logo (whether registered or otherwise) may be used without the prior, specific, written permission of the publishers.

Links to MIT Times

You are welcome to create links from your website to the MIT Times online magazine. However, you must not use MIT Times trade marks or logos for this purpose unless you have the permission of the publishers.

General provisions
These terms of use are governed by the laws of Victoria, Australia. If any part of these terms of use is found to be invalid or unenforceable, it shall be severed without affecting the remainder.

Privacy

MITTimes.com periodic email and the online magazine. www.MITTimes.com are published by Macquarie IT Pty Ltd which employs staff and manages subscriber databases and accounting services for the MITTimes.com business. In this privacy policy MITTimes.com is referred to as “MIT Times”.Privacy policy purposeThe purpose of this Privacy Policy is to advise subscribers, trial lists, customers, staff members and those applying for positions with MIT Times what kind of information the organisation may collect, how that information may be used, to whom it may be disclosed, how that information is stored (including security of the information), the processes for correcting information held and the disposal of such information by MIT Times.Use and disclosure of personal informationMIT Times will use personal information provided to it only for the purpose for which it was provided. Personal information will not be used for any other purpose without the consent of its provider unless MIT Times is required by law to disclose that information. MIT Times may be required to disclose personal information to third parties in order to provide a service requested. For example, subscription services such as gift packs may require disclosure of subscribers’ addresses to third parties for delivery, disclosure necessary to fulfil the purpose for which the personal information was provided. Other than in circumstances such as these, MIT Times will not disclose personal information provided, such as name, address, email address or telephone number, to any organisation or person outside MIT Times unless the provider has authorised MIT Times to do so.No sale of personal informationMIT Times will not sell or receive payment for licensing or disclosing personal information. From time to time MIT Times readers may be invited to respond to surveys which may be conducted by a third-party organisation, in such cases no personal information will be disclosed by MIT Times to the survey company.

Access and correction

MIT Times will provide, where possible, access for providers of personal information to their file. Providers may correct any information that is incorrect and instruct MIT Times to delete the information from its files. Those who have reason to believe information held is inaccurate should inform MIT Times by contacting:

The Office Manager
MITTimes.com
GPO BOX 200, Sydney NSW 2001

Reasonable steps will be taken to correct the information so that it is accurate, complete and up to date.

Security

MIT Times uses reasonable administrative, technical, personnel, and physical measures to safeguard personally identifiable information in its possession against loss, theft, and unauthorised use, disclosure or modification. No data transmission over the internet can be guaranteed to be totally secure. Remember to close your browser when you have finished a user session. This is to ensure that others cannot access your personal information and correspondence if you share a computer with someone else or are using a computer in a public place like a library or Internet café. You as an individual are responsible for the security of and access to your own computer.

Complaints about privacy

Queries regarding privacy complaints and disputes should be addressed to:

The Office Manager
MITTimes.com
GPO BOX 200, Sydney NSW 2001

MIT Times will investigate all complaints.

Changes to this privacy policy

MIT Times is continually monitoring privacy developments and accordingly, from time to time may modify this Privacy Policy to reflect changes in the law, self-regulatory initiatives and/or technology. Amendments to the MIT Times Privacy Policy will be posted on www.MITTimes.com