Terms and Conditions

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Terms and Conditions

General

  • Intellectual Property Rights 
  • (a) Copyright 
    The material on this website is the intellectual property of Swimming Australia and is copyright protected under the laws of Australia and by International treaty. No part of the content may be reproduced, re-used or redistributed for any purpose whatsoever, without the express prior written permission of Swimming Australia. 

    The information published on this website is intended to be used for personal use only and may not be used for commercial purposes without the prior written consent of Swimming Australia. Systematic retrieval of data or other content from the Website to create or compile, directly or indirectly, a collection, compilation, database or directory without prior written permission from Swimming Australia is prohibited. Swimming Australia may impose conditions and charge a fee for the use of any content used for commercial purposes.

    The intellectual property rights in some material on this website may belong to third parties and their permission may be required to use the material.


    (b)Trade Marks
    This website includes registered and unregistered trade marks of Swimming Australia and various third parties, including but not limited to State Swimming Associations and commercial partners of Swimming Australia. You may not use these trade marks without the prior written consent of the owner of the relevant trade mark.

  • Your Conduct
  • As a condition of your use of this website, you warrant to Swimming Australia that you will not use information or material from the website for any purpose that is unlawful or in a manner prohibited by these terms of use. In particular, you agree not to:
    By posting or submitting content to the website, you represent and warrant that (i) you own all the rights to the content or are authorised to use and distribute the content via the website and (ii) the content does not and will not infringe any copyright or any other third-party right nor violate any applicable law or regulation.

    Swimming Australia reserves the right to pre-screen content submitted for publication on the Swimming Australia website. Swimming Australia may refuse to publish or remove content that, in its sole discretion, does not meet its standards or does not comply with these terms of use. Swimming Australia is not responsible for any failure to publish or delay in removing such material.

    You agree that Swimming Australia may publish, modify, adapt and retransmit to others any content submitted by you free of charge and without restriction, subject to the obligations on Swimming Australia set out in our privacy policy.

    You will indemnify Swimming Australia, its employees, agents and representatives from any and all costs, claims, loss or damage suffered or incurred including consequential loss or damage which may arise from the posting or deletion of your submitted content or from any breach by you of these terms or from your use of the website.

    • use the website for any activities, or submit to or via the website any information or materials, which breach any laws or regulations or infringe a third party's patent, trade mark, copyright or other proprietary rights or privacy;
    • publish, distribute, transmit or disseminate on the website any material which is unlawful, obscene, defamatory, indecent, offensive, inappropriate or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable;
    • promote any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising, promotional materials, surveys, contests, pyramid schemes, chain letters, unsolicited e-mailing or spamming via the website;
    • impersonate any person or entity;
    • upload, post, email or otherwise transmit any material that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware; or
    • undertake any conduct that, in Swimming Australia's sole discretion, restricts or inhibits any other user from using or enjoying the Website. 
  • Privacy Policy
  • The protection of personal information is important to Swimming Australia (SA). SA is committed to respecting individuals’ privacy and the protection of personal information.
    This document sets out how SA may collect, hold, use and disclose personal information. By providing your personal information to SA, you consent to its use, storage and disclosure in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

    This policy is made in accordance with the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) and in particular the Australian Privacy Principles which came into effect on 12 March 2014. This policy and any accompanying procedures may be amended from time to time by resolution of SA’s Board of Directors. The current version of this policy is available from the
    Privacy Officer or on the SA website at www.swimming.org.au.

    This Policy applies to and binds all Relevant Persons and such other persons who use, access, provide or participate in SA’s services, events and activities. 

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