These terms and conditions (Terms) govern your use of this website and should be read together with our privacy policy (click here to see the Privacy Policy). Be aware that some services available through this website, such as the APS Events Calendar and the APS CPD Logging System, have additional terms and conditions of use.

Please read these Terms carefully. By using this website you acknowledge that you have read, understood and agree to be bound by these Terms and the Privacy Policy. Do not use (or continue to use) this website if you do not agree to the Terms or the Privacy Policy.

This website is operated by The Australian Psychological Society Ltd ACN 000 543 788, with its registered office at level 11, 257 Collins Street, Melbourne Victoria, Australia (Society). If you have any questions or comments regarding this website, please email us at website@psychology.org.au.

Accessing our site

The Society endeavours to ensure that all aspects of this website are available at all times. However, the Society will not be liable if for any reason this website or any aspect of it is unavailable at any time or for any period. Access to this website may be suspended temporarily and without notice in the case of system failure, maintenance or repair or for reasons beyond our control.

Your access to this website and your ability to participate in all or certain parts of this website may be withdrawn, amended or terminated by the Society at any time without notice and without any liability. Any limitations on the Society's liability will survive such termination.

We assume no responsibility for any technical malfunction, error, omission, interruption, deletion, delay in operation or transmission, communication line failure, virus, bug, tampering, theft or destruction or unauthorised access to this website, or any injury or damage to any person's computer related to the use of this website, or the uploading of material or downloading of any software/material (where permitted) from this website.

Any costs associated with accessing this website are your responsibility and may be dependent on the internet service provider used. 

Site use

You may use this website for lawful purposes only. You may not use this website:

  • in any way that breaches any applicable local, national or international law or regulation
  • in any way that infringes the rights of any other person
  • in any way that is unlawful or fraudulent, or has any unlawful or fraudulent purpose or effect
  • to transmit any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising or promotional material or any other form of similar solicitation (spam)
  • to knowingly transmit any data, send or upload any material that contains viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time-bombs, keystroke loggers, spyware, adware or any other harmful programs or similar computer code designed to adversely affect the operation of any computer software or hardware.

Disclaimer

Whilst we take care to ensure the accuracy of all content on or available through this website, to the extent permitted by law, the Society assumes no legal liability for and does not warrant that the information contained on this website is accurate or complete, or that the website pages will be free from errors, or that the website's availability will be uninterrupted.

You specifically acknowledge and agree that your use of this website and services found on this website are at your own risk. Anything available via this website may include inaccuracies or typographical errors. Changes are periodically made to the information on and available via the website.

The content on and available through this website is provided for information and educational purposes only and does not replace the need for specific advice relevant to your particular circumstances. You acknowledge and agree that no information or advice provided on or available through this website constitutes medical, legal or financial advice or advice of any other regulated industry or creates a warranty of any kind and you acknowledge that you should consult an appropriate professional for specific advice tailored to your situation.

Limitation of liability

The Society provides this website without warranty or guarantee. To the extent permissible by law, the Society excludes all liability and responsibility for loss or damage of whatever nature (including but not limited to loss of profits or anticipated savings or wasted expenditure) arising from or in connection with your access to or use of this website, or reliance on the website, regardless of whether such loss or damage would arise in the ordinary course of events or otherwise, is reasonably foreseeable or otherwise, or is caused by any error or omission in the website (whether negligent or not), except that nothing affects any liability of the Society which may not be excluded or limited by law.

In the event that the Society is liable for breach of any implied warranty or condition that cannot be excluded, then the Society's liability shall be limited to the replacement or repair of goods if liability arises in respect of goods, or in the case of services, re-supplying the services, or paying for the costs of re-supplying the services.

Linking to this website

You may link to this website provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage the Society's reputation or take advantage of it, but you must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement by the Society.

You must not alter any of this website's content or frame or reformat any content or material available on or through this website on any other website.

We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.

Links from this website

The Society is not responsible for and makes no representations concerning the condition and content of, or products offered at, third party websites. A link does not indicate, expressly or impliedly, that the Society endorses the third party website or the products or services offered there. You access a third party website and its products or services are at your own risk.

Intellectual property

The Society's name, logo, corporate symbols and trademarks are the sole property of the Society, and no permission is given in respect of their use. This website and its contents are protected by applicable copyright laws and other intellectual property rights. Unless otherwise indicated as between the Society and the user of this website, the Society is the owner of the copyright and all other intellectual property rights in this website and its contents. Save as set out below, no part of this website may be reproduced, modified, copied or used for any commercial purpose without the prior written permission of the Society.

To seek permission to reproduce the Society's intellectual property, please see www.psychology.org.au/publications/copyright_request.

You may retrieve and display the content of this website on a computer screen, or print one copy of such content in unaltered form (including these Terms, the Privacy Policy and any order confirmation) for your own personal use, or for use within your organisation, provided you keep intact all and any copyright and proprietary notices, and so long as you give appropriate acknowledgment of the copyright owner and indicate that permission of the Society is required if the content is sought to be reproduced in any format

Use of the content otherwise than in accordance with these Terms may expose you to claims for infringement of our intellectual property rights and/or the rights of third parties.

General

This agreement is governed by the laws of Victoria, Australia and you consent to the non-exclusive jurisdiction and venue of courts in Victoria, Australia in any and all disputes arising out of or relating to the use of this website.

Use of this website is unauthorised in any jurisdiction that does not give effect to all provisions of these terms of use, including without limitation this paragraph. If you are resident in a jurisdiction where the use of this website is unauthorised, it is your responsibility to cease using this website.

If any provision of the Terms is deemed unlawful, void or for any other reason unenforceable then that provision shall be then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision, or otherwise deemed severed from these Terms and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.

The Society's failure to exercise or enforce any rights or any provision of these Terms will not constitute a waiver of such right or provision unless acknowledged and agreed to by the Society in writing.