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The publishers offer StartupSmart subscribers 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. Our 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. StartupSmart will not use or disclose any information about you without your consent, unless:
In seeking to give you the most worthwhile experience of our website possible, StartupSmart 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, StartupSmart 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:
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:
Continued site availability and access
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.
Limitation of liability (if any)
The publishers' 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.
You indemnify the publishers, their 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. StartupSmart.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 6, 22 William Street Melbourne Vic 3000
Telephone: (03) 8623 9999
Facsimile: (03) 8623 9975
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
Level 15, 233 Castlereagh Street, Sydney NSW 2000
Telephone: (02) 9394 7600
Facsimile: (02) 9394 7601
No StartupSmart trademark or logo (whether registered or otherwise) may be used without the prior, specific, written permission of the publishers.
Links to StartupSmart
You are welcome to create links from your website to the StartupSmart online magazine. However, you must not use StartupSmart trademarks or logos for this purpose unless you have the permission of the publishers.
StartupSmart.com.au's daily email and the online magazine www.startupsmart.com.au are published by Private Media Pty Ltd (ABN 11 102 933 362), which employs staff and manages subscriber databases and accounting services for the StartupSmart.com.au business.
Use and disclosure of personal information
StartupSmart 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 StartupSmart is required by law to disclose that information. StartupSmart 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, StartupSmart will not disclose personal information provided, such as name, address, email address or telephone number, to any organisation or person outside StartupSmart unless the provider has authorised StartupSmart to do so.
No sale of personal information
StartupSmart will not sell or receive payment for licensing or disclosing personal information. From time to time StartupSmart 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 StartupSmart to the survey company.
Access and correction
StartupSmart will provide, where possible, access for providers of personal information to their file. Providers may correct any information that is incorrect and instruct StartupSmart to delete the information from its files. Those who have reason to believe information held is inaccurate should inform StartupSmart by contacting:
The Office Manager
Level 6, 22 William Street
Reasonable steps will be taken to correct the information so that it is accurate, complete and up to date.
StartupSmart 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
Level 6, 22 William Street
StartupSmart will investigate all complaints.