Rules and Regulations for Informa Internet World Wide Web Sites
Informa, its subsidiaries and affiliates ("Informa ") requires that all
the visitors to our site(s) on the World Wide Web (the "Site") adhere
to the following rules and regulations. By accessing the Site you indicate your
acknowledgment and acceptance of these terms and conditions.
Laws and regulations
User access to and use of the Site is subject to all applicable federal, state and
local laws and regulations..
The trademarks, logos and service marks ("Marks") displayed on the Site
are the property of Informa and other parties. Users are prohibited from using any
Marks for any purpose including, but not limited to use as Metatags on other pages
or sites on the World Wide Web without the written permission of Informa or such
third party which may own the Marks. All information and content including any software
programs available on or through the Site ("Content") is protected by
copyright. Users are prohibited from modifying, copying, distributing, transmitting,
displaying, publishing, selling, licensing, creating derivative works or using any
Content available on or through the Site for commercial or public purposes.
ALL CONTENT ON THE SITE IS PROVIDED TO YOU "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF
ANY KIND EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES
OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, NON-INFRINGEMENT,
SECURITY OR ACCURACY. INFORMA DOES NOT ENDORSE AND IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ACCURACY
OR RELIABILITY OF ANY OPINION, ADVICE OR STATEMENT MADE THROUGH THE SITE BY ANY
PARTY OTHER THAN INFORMA. OTHER THAN AS REQUIRED UNDER APPLICABLE CONSUMER PROTECTION
LAW, UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCE WILL INFORMA BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE CAUSED
BY A USER'S RELIANCE ON INFORMATION OBTAINED THROUGH THE SITE. IT IS THE RESPONSIBILITY
OF THE USER TO EVALUATE THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS OR USEFULNESS OF ANY OPINION,
ADVICE OR OTHER CONTENT AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SITE. PLEASE SEEK THE ADVICE OF PROFESSIONALS,
AS APPROPRIATE, REGARDING THE EVALUATION OF ANY SPECIFIC OPINION, ADVICE OR OTHER
Limitation of liability
Informa specifically disclaims any liability (whether based in contract, tort, strict
liability or otherwise) for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, or
special damages arising out of or in any way connected with access to or use of
the Site, (even if Informa has been advised of the possibility of such damages)
including liability associated with any viruses which may infect a user's computer
Confidentiality Of User Communications
Except as required by law and in accordance with the Informa Internet Privacy Statement,
INFORMA will maintain the confidentiality of all user communications which contain
personal user information and which are transmitted directly to Informa. Postings
by a user on any message board or in any chat room will not be protected as confidential
and Informa may use and provide information contained in any such postings (including
any ideas, concepts, know-how or other intellectual property) to any of its parent
company, subsidiaries and affiliates for any purpose whatsoever and as deemed appropriate
Linked Internet sites
Informa prohibits caching, unauthorised hypertext links to the Site and the framing
of any Content available through the Site. Informa reserves the right to disable
any unauthorised links or frames and specifically disclaims any responsibility for
the Content available on any other Internet sites linked to the Site. Access to
any other Internet sites linked to the Site is at the user's own risk.
Postings [For use in connection with message boards or chat rooms on the Site.]
Informa is under no obligation to review any messages, information or content ("Postings")
posted on the Site by users and assumes no responsibility or liability relating
to any such Postings. Notwithstanding the above, Informa may from time to time monitor
the Postings on the Site and may decline to accept and/or remove any Postings that
- Any unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, vulgar, obscene,
profane, hateful, racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable material of any
kind, including, but not limited to, any material which encourages conduct that
would constitute a criminal offence, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate
any applicable local, state, national or international law.
- Advertisements or solicitations of any kind. [Note - This is not applicable for
those Sites with message boards containing classified advertisements.]
- Messages posted by users impersonating others.
- Personal information such as messages which state phone numbers, social security
numbers, account numbers, addresses, or employer references.
- Messages by non-spokesperson employees of Informa purporting to speak on behalf
- Messages that offer unauthorised downloads of any copyrighted or private information.
- Multiple messages placed within individual folders by the same user restating the
- Chain letters of any kind
Transmission of Personal Data
[For use in connection with Sites through which proprietary customer account data
may be transmitted.] User acknowledges and agrees that by providing INFORMA with
any personal or proprietary user information through the Site, user consents to
the transmission of such personal or proprietary user information over international
borders as necessary for processing in accordance with Informa’s standard
Changes to rules and regulations
Informa reserves the right to revise these Rules and Regulations at any time and
users are deemed to be apprised of and bound by any changes to these Rules and Regulations.
Violation of rules and regulations
Informa reserves the right to seek all remedies available at law and in equity for
violations of these Rules and Regulations, including the right to block access from
a particular Internet address to the Site.
Access to password protected/secure areas
Access to and use of password protected and/or secure areas of the site is restricted
to authorised users only. Unauthorised individuals attempting to access these areas
of the Site may be subject to prosecution.
Users of this Site agree to submit to the laws of New South Wales, Australia.
This Web site is published in Australia for Australian citizens and permanent residents,
and relates only to Informa Australia and its affiliates. If you have any interest
in Informa Businesses NOT located in Australia, please check your local Informa
office to determine if any offers apply to you.
Cancellations and refunds for event registrations
Cancellations must be advised in writing at least 10 days prior to the event. An
administration fee of $440 (incl. GST) will be incurred for cancellations. A refund
will not be given if a delegate fails to attend or cancels within 9 days prior to
the event. Conference notes will be sent to paid delegates who cancel in the non-refund
penalty period. Substitutions can be made at any time before the event without penalty.
If you are unable to attend the conference and are purchasing conference papers,
they will be delivered to you approximately 2 weeks after the event has taken place
provided that your payment has been received. If you are not 100% satisfied with
the papers you receive call Customer Services on (+61 2) 9080 4300 and we will arrange
for a full refund or substitute.
It may be necessary for reasons beyond the control of the organisers to alter the
content and the timing of the programme or the identity of the speakers.
Informa is not responsible for participant flights or accommodation if a course