Terms of Use

TERMS OF USE

Disclaimer
While Octapod uses all reasonable endeavours to ensure the information on this website is as accurate as possible, it gives no warranty or guarantee that the material, information or publication made accessible is accurate, complete, current, or fit for any use whatsoever.

No reliance should be made by a user on the material, information or any publication accessed via this website. Users should independently verify the material’s relevance for their purposes, and should obtain any appropriate professional advice.

Any views and opinions expressed on the website by users are those of the user and do not reflect the position or beliefs of Octapod. Octapod reserves the right to vary the material, information or publication on this website without notice if is in the public’s interest.

Octapod reserves the right to vary the material, information or publication on this website without notice.

Access
Octapod will provide you with individual access to the website by way of your registered email address and/or username and a password. By using the Octapod website you agree to:
• keep passwords and/or any supplied security credentials confidential; and
• change your password regularly and/or when prompted.

Octapod will assume that any online transaction using your access credentials is undertaken by you.

If you know or suspect that your access credentials have become known to someone else or are lost or stolen please email us immediately at info@octapod.org. We will provide you with new access credentials, and terminate the validity of your previous credentials.

Where Octapod believes or detects that unauthorised access to the website has or may occur, we will (with or without prior notice to you):
• limit, restrict or deny access to CultureHunter.org until the risk has been removed; and
• change your access credentials and notify you of this change.

We suggest that when accessing octapod.org from public computers (e.g. Internet cafes, libraries etc), you ensure you log out correctly and close all browser windows prior to leaving the computer you are working at. This is to ensure that your access credentials do not inadvertently allow access to your account.

IT Security
Octapod strives to maintain security standards for its website and makes all reasonable efforts to protect the website, its content and its members’ and users’ content from unauthorised access.

Octapod wishes to remind its users that the World Wide Web is a public network and outside of our control there exists a potential risk that your transactions are being viewed, intercepted or modified by third parties. Please remember also that any files which are downloaded may contain computer viruses, disabling codes, worms or other devices or defects.

Octapod and/or its associated organisations are not responsible for any damage which may be suffered from the use of its website (see the Limitation of Liability clause below).

This website generates log files that show the IP address, browser type and top level domain (e.g. .au, .com, .org) of the visitor, date, time and pages and documents accessed. We may review aggregate information in our website logs from time to time to generate statistics about access to its site, such as those parts that are most popular.

This website utilises extensive security features and may temporarily install small text file(s), called “cookie(s)” on your computer. These cookie(s) communicate with our servers to authenticate access to the site, and to maintain your access. The cookie(s) do not collect any information about you, or how you are using your computer and only serve to ensure that you have identified yourself with the correct username and password. No attempt will be made to identify people by their browsing activities except, in the event of an investigation, where a law enforcement agency may exercise its authority to inspect the Internet Service Providers log files.

If you would like to access this information, or have any other questions, you can contact us at info@octapod.org.

Links to other external websites
Links to external websites have been provided for your information and convenience only. Octapod does not endorse, monitor or control such sites (or any associated organisations, product or service) and is not responsible for their content, or your access or use of them.

Disclaimer
While Octapod has used all reasonable endeavours to ensure the information on this website is as accurate as possible, it gives no warranty or guarantee that the material, information or publication made accessible is accurate, complete, current, or fit for any use whatsoever. Users  are encouraged not to make any reliance on the material, information or any publication accessed via this website.

Users should independently verify the material’s relevance for their purposes, and should obtain any appropriate professional advice.

Octapod reserves the right to vary the material, information or publication on this website without notice.

Limitation of Liability
Octapod, and/or its associated organisations and their employees and agents accept no liability or responsibility for any loss or damage whatsoever suffered as a result of direct or indirect access to the website, including by not limited to:

  • use or application of any material, publication or information made accessible via its website;
  • any failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus, line system failure, loss of data or loss of use related to the website.

Copyright
Octapod has Copyright ownership of the content and design of www.octapod.org.au  unless otherwise indicated. Users are entitled to deal with the content of this website by:

(1) storing a temporary reproduction of it on your local computer for the sole purpose of viewing the material; and

(2) exercising any rights expressly available to you under applicable copyright legislation (in Australia, the Copyright Act 1968).

You are otherwise not authorised to make any use of the copyright in this website and its content. Without limitation, no part of this website may be reproduced, adapted, stored in a retrieval system, transmitted, uploaded to a third party site, framed in another website, used commercially or in any other way without express written permission from Octapod.

The member profiles and gallery sections of this website contain artworks by artists working within the Hunter Region. The copyright in those artworks remains the property of those artists. If you would like to use any of those artworks, other than in a manner described above, you will need to contact the relevant artist directly in order to obtain relevant authorisation. If you would like to use any of the other material on this website in a manner other than described above, please contact Octapod at admin@octapod.org.