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Terms and conditions

Access to and use of the website www.womensagenda.com.au and its associated daily email is provided by Private Media Pty Ltd (ABN 11 102 933 362) "the publisher" 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 publisher reserves 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 publisher welcomes your comments and feedback.

Subscriber services

The publisher offers Women's Agenda email subscribers and website visitors access to content or information not available to non-subscribing users. Terms and conditions attaching to the use of any subscriber service are in addition to these terms.
If you are a subscriber to the email or the online magazine or any of its products or services, you acknowledge that:

Using and disclosing your personal information

Your personal information is confidential. The publisher's purpose in collecting information about you is to provide you with a better website experience with content and advertising that is more relevant to your interests. Women's Agenda will not use or disclose any information about you without your consent, unless:

- required by law;
- to implement our terms of service;
- to protect the rights, property or personal safety of another Women's Agenda user, any member of the public or Women's Agenda; or
- the assets and operations of the business are transferred to another party as a going concern.
- In seeking to give you the most worthwhile experience of our website possible, Women's Agenda may use your personal information to send you information and product updates about products or services which you have requested.

When you provide your personal information to us, Women's Agenda may give you the choice as to whether or not you wish to receive further information about 'special offers via email from related companies' or from third party suppliers. If you indicate that you do not wish to receive these, we will not contact you further for these purposes. Please allow 28 days for your request to be processed.

We will not 'spam' you

We will comply with our obligations under the Spam Act 2003 (Cth), and may contact you at the email or other address which you provide to us in order to:

- provide you with news alerts and other information which you sign up to receive from us. Where you have signed up for an email with a regular publishing schedule, such as the Women's Agenda daily email, we reserve the right to send you multiple editions in a day in the event of 'major or special breaking news relevant to career-minded women'. Examples of such news events include, but are not limited to, a major policy announcement relevant to women in business, the appointment of a woman to a significant government or business position.
- provide you with updated information about our website; or
- provide you with other information about our products and services which you may enjoy such as partner site announcements, invites to 'Women's Agenda Webinars', 'Women's Agenda Short Courses', download 'Women's Agenda eBooks' or to partake in 'Women's Agenda Surveys'.

If you wish to stop receiving alert e-mails from us, you can unsubscribe by clicking the "Change Subscription Preferences" link or "unsubscribe from the list" link at the bottom of all emails sent from Women's Agenda or by contacting us at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

General disclaimers

Use of the email and the website is at your risk. None of the publishers' affiliates or directors, officers, employees, agents, contributors, third party content providers or licensors makes any express or implied representation or warranty about, or shall be liable, in contract, tort (including negligence) or otherwise, for any direct, indirect, special or consequential loss, damages or reliance in connection with the email or the website, its use, its content or any products or services (including the publishers' products or services) referred to in the email or on the website. This includes (but is not restricted to) loss or damage you might suffer as a result of any of the following:

- 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 eCommerce 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).

Continued site availability and access

The publisher does not warrant that it 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.

Limitation of liability (if any)

The publisher's total liability to you (if any) for loss, damage or reliance shall be limited to the re-supply of the information or services or payment of the amount paid by you (if any) for accessing the email or the website.

Indemnity

You indemnify the publisher, the publisher's affiliates, employees, agents, contributors, third party content providers and licensors from and against all actions, suits, claims, demands, liabilities, costs, expenses, loss and damage (including legal fees on a full indemnity basis) incurred or suffered by you or by us as a direct or indirect consequence of your accessing, using or transacting on this site or your attempts to do so and any breach by you or your agents of these terms.

Copyright and intellectual property

The material on this website is protected by copyright under the Australian Copyright Act 1968 (the Act) and, through international treaties, in other countries. Copyright in articles and images appearing on www.womensagenda.com.au remains with each third-party contributor. Otherwise all rights (including copyright) in the content and compilation of these web pages are owned or controlled for these purposes, and are reserved, by the publisher:

Private Media Pty Ltd (ABN 11 102 933 362)
Level 7, 22 William Street Melbourne Vic 3000
Telephone: (03) 8623 9999
Facsimile: (03) 8623 9975
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You are authorised to download and view content for your own personal, non-commercial use but you must not, without the prior written permission of the publisher, exploit any of our site materials for commercial purposes. And except as permitted under the Act (for example for the services of the Crown or in reliance on one of the fair dealing exceptions, ie. fair dealing for the purposes of research or study) no part of this website may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, communicated or transmitted in any form or by any means without prior written permission.

The Act allows 10% of the number of words on this website to be reproduced and/or communicated by any educational institution for its educational purposes provided that the educational institution (or the body that administers it) has given a remuneration notice to Copyright Agency Limited (CAL) under the Act.

For details of the CAL licence for educational institutions contact:

Copyright Agency Limited
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Trademark

No Women's Agenda trademark or logo (whether registered or otherwise) may be used without the prior, specific, written permission of the publishers.

Links to Women's Agenda

You are welcome to create links from your website to www.womensagenda.com.au. However, you must not use Women's Agenda trademarks 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.

Women's Agenda Commenting Guidelines

Women's Agenda is a publication dedicated to helping career-minded women achieve and encouraging discussion around topics related to women. We welcome debate and conversation around our stories and in order to facilitate a community that keeps conversation useful, interesting and welcoming we have some guidelines for our commenting system.

We are committed to publishing comments quickly on our site in the interest of promoting a fast-paced and robust conversation. We ask in return that our readers behave respectfully to our commenting moderation.

We encourage readers to engage in spirited discussion but not to use that opportunity to show an undue level of discourtesy to another person. This includes deliberately antagonising other commenters, insulting authors or directing hatred toward public figures.

Women's Agenda reserves the right to choose which comments we deem to be appropriate to be posted and discussed, and which are not. We reserve the right to edit or delete any comments submitted to the website, particularly those which are offensive, make personal attacks on another reader or could expose us to legal action. If you believe you have read an inappropriate or offensive comment please get in This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

We do not guarantee that any comment submitted by any reader will appear or remain on the Women's Agenda website. We reserve the right at any time to restrict access to comments for users with a history of inappropriate behaviour, and the right to close conversations which descend into inappropriate discussion.

Opinions expressed in comments published on Women's Agenda should not in any way be interpreted as a reflection or endorsement of the Women's Agenda editorial team. They are the opinion of the author of the comment and not the wider organisation.

Please help us to keep the Women's Agenda community respectful and appropriate. We prefer not to have to edit or delete comments on our website, so please help us uphold this code of conduct so we don't have to.

WOMEN’S AGENDA | GENERAL COMPETITIONS - Terms and Conditions of entry

These General Competition Terms and Conditions apply to all competitions run by the Promoter. They may be amended or varied from time to time by the Promoter. Special Terms and Conditions may apply to particular contests in which case, the Special Terms and Conditions will be highlighted on the competition/promotion page.
1. PROMOTER

The Promoter is Private Media Pty Ltd, Level 6, 22 William Street, Melbourne 3000. ABN 11 102 933 362. (“the Promoter”).
2. WHO MAY ENTER

The only persons who may enter and be awarded prizes are Australian residents who are not employees of the Promoter or its related bodies corporate, or the immediate family of such employees. “Immediate family” means spouse, parent, child or sibling, whether or not they live in the same household as the employee.
3. CONDITIONS OF ENTRY

By entering the competition, participants agree to be bound by these General Terms and Conditions and any Special Terms and Conditions appearing on the website specific to the particular competition.
4. LIMITATIONS ON ENTRY

Participants may only enter the competition once, unless the Special Terms and Conditions specify otherwise. Only the first received entry will be valid if more than one entry is received from a participant.
5. HOW TO ENTER AND SELECTION OF WINNERS

For competitions that are a game of skill: entrants are required to submit a creative answer to a question. Winners will be selected by a panel of representatives of the Promoter who, at their discretion, will select the best answer/s based upon originality, creativity, and adherence to the word limit. Chance plays no part in determining the winners.

6. PRIZES

All prizes must be taken as offered and are not exchangeable, transferable, redeemable for cash or for resale. In the event that a prize is unavailable, the Promoter reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value. Prizes unclaimed after a period of one month from the date of notification of the winner may be forfeited and used by the Promoter at the discretion of the Promoter.

Prize collection method will be listed on the competition page. For certain competitions, prizes will be posted to the address nominated by the winner/s. No responsibility will be accepted by the Promoter for any lost or misdirected mail. For other competitions, prizes must be claimed in person unless the winner is otherwise advised. Photographic identification of the winner will be required (examples include drivers licence/passport/student card where photo included) to claim a prize.

In special situations, and subject to the absolute discretion of the Promoter, a winner may nominate a designated representative to collect a prize. The representative will be required to present written authorisation from the winner and photographic identification of both the winner and their representative.
7. NOTIFICATION OF WINNERS

Winners will be notified by email or mail (for prizes being sent direct to the nominated address).
8. ENTRIES

All entries become the property of the Promoter. Entries not completed in accordance with the conditions of entry or received after the closing date will not be considered. Indecipherable or incomplete entries will be disregarded. No responsibility is taken for late or misdirected email.
9. PRIVACY

The details contained in your entry are protected by security safeguards as detailed in the Promoter’s Privacy Policy, which is also available on this website. The personal information collected as part of the entry is collected to enable identification of the winner and for future marketing and promotional purposes. Your personal information will only be disclosed to the Promoter and its related bodies corporate for these purposes.
10. INTERNET

If for any reason a competition does not run for its duration due to a computer virus, tampering, unauthorised intervention, fraud, technical failures or any other cause beyond the control of the Promoter that corrupts or affects the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the competition, the Promoter reserves the right in its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the competition or disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process. The Promoter is not responsible for any:

(a) malfunction, delay or traffic congestion on any telephone network or line, computer on-line system, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, or website;

(b) failure of any email or entry to be received by the Promoter; nor

(c) any injury or damage to entrants or any other person related to or resulting from participation in the competition or down loading any materials in a competition.
11. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

The Promoter makes no representations or warranties as to the quality, suitability or merchantability of any goods or services offered as prizes. To the extent permitted by law, the Promoter is not liable for any loss suffered to person or property by reason of any act or omission, deliberate or negligent, by the Promoter or its employees or agents, in connection with the arrangement for the supply, or the supply, of goods and services by any person to the prize winner and, where applicable, to any persons accompanying the prize winner. This clause does not affect any rights a consumer may have which are unable to be excluded under Australian law. To the fullest extent permitted by law, any liability of the Promoter or its employees or agents for breach of any such rights is limited to the payment of the costs of having the prize supplied again.

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