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Terms and Conditions & Privacy Policy

The-RiotACT.com expects and welcomes contributions that stimulate debate and discussion. While encouraging vigorous debate, we expect all participants to treat each other with respect and courtesy.

The-RiotACT.com aims to provide a balanced coverage of issues. All contributions and interactive features reflect the views of its participants. From time to time, one particular side of the debate may dominate views expressed. This simply reflects the natural flow of contributions we receive.

You may use, or register and contribute to The-RiotACT Community subject to the following terms and conditions and agreement and with the RiotACT privacy policy. These conditions apply to any content contributed in any format to any platforms hosted or facilitated by The-RiotACT.

Terms of Use

1. General
1.1 By visiting, registering or using this site in any way you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions. These terms and conditions of use may be changed at any time the sole discretion of RiotACT media group. Don’t like it, find another site to read.

1.2 Any content that you read on the-RiotACT.com is solely the opinion of those registered users who express them, whether they be informed or otherwise. No material on this site contributed by third parties or linked to for the purposes of discussion is considered the views of, or endorsed by RiotACT media group, its officers or directors. You should conduct your own research before relying on any opinion expressed on this site. Any content that you contribute to this site is your opinion only.

1.3 You may be held legally responsible for the content you submit to The-RiotACT.com’s discussion forums.

1.4 The-RiotACT.com will determine, at its discretion, whether to edit, publish (or remove from a site) any of your content. In particular, material if The-RiotACT.com (in our editors opinion and our opinion only) considers to be :

    1.4.1 defamatory, or otherwise unlawful or that it violates laws regarding harassment, discrimination, privacy or contempt; –
    1.4.2 intentionally false or misleading;
    1.4.3 an infringement of intellectual property rights or copyright. See below for further information on copyright;
    1.4.4 abusive or offensive, including obscenity, blasphemy and racial vilification;
    1.4.5 of nuisance value, inflammatory, inappropriate, off topic or vexatious. For example the The-RiotACT reserves the right to reject contributions that have been widely canvassed in the forum. It also reserves the right to reject contributions from participants who seek to dominate the discussion;
    1.4.6 compromising the privacy of yourself, other contributors or of The-RiotACT staff, or containing inappropriate personal information;
    1.4.7 seeking to endorse commercial products or activities or to solicit business;
    1.4.8 deliberate provocation of other community members;
    1.4.9 a posting on behalf of a suspended member. This may lead to you also having your membership locked.

1.5 You acknowledge that The-RiotACT.com may use all intellectual property rights in your content throughout the world, in perpetuity, without restriction and without making payment to you, including publication of that material in hard copy publications or in electronic media, using your content in training, advertising or promotional material for The-RiotACT.com and permitting others to do any of these, including when The-RiotACT.com and others receive payment for this.

1.6. You warrant that:

    1.6.1 you own your content and all rights in relation to your content;
    1.6.2 you obtained your content in a manner which does not breach any laws or the rights of any person;
    1.6.3 your content is accurate and reflects actual people and events and you did not digitally alter images or footage in any way to create your content or impersonate any person or entity or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity;
    1.6.4 your content, your provision of your content to The-RiotACT.com and the use by The-RiotACT.com of your content, in each case as contemplated in these terms and conditions, does not breach any law (including laws relating to privacy, intellectual property and defamation) or the rights of any person;
    1.6.5 your content, at the time you send it to The-RiotACT.com, contains no virus or other code or material embedded in it which will have a negative impact on The-RiotACT.com’s services or infrastructure;
    1.6.6 your content is not being provided for a commercial purpose (including that you are not soliciting funds, have not accepted payment for promotion, or are promoting particular goods or services in which you have a vested commercial interest); and
    1.6.7 you did not forge any TCP/IP packet header or any part of the header information in any email or SMS.

1.7 Repeated breaches of these Conditions of Use may cause the The-RiotACT to complain to the Internet Service Provider of the person responsible, and in very serious cases, initiate legal action.

1.8. On submitting any comment or content to the-RiotACT.com for publication in any media, you indemnify RiotACT pty ltd and its officers, employees and agents against any damage or loss made against or suffered by any of those indemnified arising, in whole or in part, as a result of:

    1.8.1 the publication by The-RiotACT.com or a person permitted by The-RiotACT.com of your content; or
    1.8.2 a breach by you of these terms and conditions.

1.9 RiotACT may use your email address to contact you from time to time about prizes or email newsletters, or any contribution you make to this site.

2. Copyright
2.1 Material published on the internet is protected by the same laws of copyright which apply to books, videos and music.

2.2 The right to “copy” always remains with the owner of the material. Unless expressly stated otherwise, you are not permitted to copy or republish anything you find on the internet without the copyright owner’s permission.

2.3 If you wish to refer to material on someone else’s website we recommend you include an attribution in your message. The-RiotACT allows links to other websites at its sole discretion.

2.4 Under Australian copyright law, limited quotation is permissible in the context of genuine review and criticism. However this does not permit extensive quoting of song lyrics etc.
Note:You are welcome to quote content from The-RiotACT.com within your contributions, however we ask that you attribute the URL of the The-RiotACT page where you found the quote or picture or sound.

2.5 When you submit content, in any format, you acknowledge that you have all necessary rights, including copyright, in the material that you are contributing to The-RiotACT.com. You agree that The-RiotACT.com may use the material online and in whatever other ways The-RiotACT.com chooses, now and in the future.

3. Comments and Complaints
3.1 Complaints or comments about the content and management of particular interactive features can be made via the email contact form

4. Registration and Login Names
4.1 The-RiotACT.com recommends that users register online using a pen name or pseudonym as their login name (not their real name). Users should not intentionally use the name of another living person.

4.2 The-RiotACT may refuse registration of visitors whose suggested login names are considered inappropriate. Grounds for refusal may include:

    4.2.1 offensive content;
    4.2.2 obscenity;
    4.2.3 abuse;
    4.2.4 defamatory content;
    4.2.5 contempt;
    4.2.6 incitement;
    4.2.7 copyright infringement;
    4.2.8 brand names or registered trademarks;
    4.2.9 company or organisation names;
    4.2.10 names of high-profile or public figures; or
    4.2.11 names promoting political, religious, social or economic issues.

4.3 The-RiotACT.com reserves the right to refuse suggested login names at its sole discretion.

4.4 The-RiotACT.com will not accept any registration that the The-RiotACT suspects is being made by or on behalf of a member who has been suspended for repeated violation of these conditions of use.

4.5 Repeated breaches of these Conditions of Use may cause the The-RiotACT to lock and/or delete member registrations.

5. Event Calendar
5.1 When you submit an event you must include a contact point such as an email address or a phone number that will be published with the event details. This is to provide the public with a source of further information and The-RiotACT.com with a way of confirming listing details. Events submitted without a genuine contact email address or phone number will not be published.

5.2 The The-RiotACT reserves the right to publish or delete items in event calendar at its sole discretion.

6. Advertising
6.1 Advertising on RiotACT is subject to specific additional terms

7. Refund Policy

7.1 Except as required by law and provided in this clause 7 all fees are non-refundable.

7.2 RiotACT Holdings Pty Ltd will provide a refund if, as a result of an error by RiotACT Holdings Pty Ltd or its officers employees or agents, you have been charged more than the correct amount specified in the Membership Schedule.

7.3 RiotACT Holdings Pty Ltd may, but is not obliged to, provide refunds in other circumstances in its complete and unfettered discretion.

Privacy Policy

What this Privacy Policy Covers

This Privacy Policy covers RiotACT’s treatment of personally identifiable information that RiotACT collects when you are on the RiotACT site, and when you use RiotACT’s services. This policy also covers RiotACT’s treatment of any personally identifiable information that RiotACT’s business partners share with RiotACT or that RiotACT may collect on a partner’s site.

This policy does not apply to the practices of companies that RiotACT does not own or control, or to people that RiotACT does not employ or manage.

Information Collection and Use

RiotACT collects personally identifiable information when you register for a RiotACT account, when you use certain RiotACT products or services, and when you enter promotions. RiotACT may also receive personally identifiable information from our business partners.

When you register with RiotACT, we ask for your email address, Age range, gender, and other data. Once you register with RiotACT and sign in to our services, you are not anonymous to us. We may also collect your credit card information from premium members and advertising partners.

RiotACT also automatically receives and records information on our server logs from your browser including your IP Address, RiotACT cookie information, and the page you requested.

RiotACT may use this information for three general purposes: to customise the advertising and content you see on our pages, to fulfill your requests for certain products and services, and to contact you about specials and new products.

Information Sharing and Disclosure

RiotACT will not sell or rent your personally identifiable information to anyone.

RiotACT will only send personally identifiable information about you to other companies or people when:
We have your consent to share the information;
We need to share your information in order to provide the product or service you have requested;
We need to send the information to companies that work on behalf of RiotACT to provide a product or service to you. (Unless we tell you differently, these companies do not have any right to use the personally identifiable information we provide to them beyond what is necessary to assist us.);
We respond to subpoenas, court orders or legal process; or
We find that your actions on our web sites violate the RiotACT usage guidelines.

Cookies

RiotACT may set and access RiotACT cookies on your computer.

RiotACT may allow other companies that are presenting advertisements on some of our pages to set and access their cookies on your computer. The way other companies use their cookies is subject to their own privacy policies, not this one.

Advertisers or other companies do not have access to RiotACT’s cookies.

Your Ability to Edit and Delete Your Account Information and Preferences

RiotACT gives you the ability to edit your RiotACT Account information and preferences at any time. Note that anything you write in the ‘About You’ section will be displayed on your public profile page (by clicking on your name in any post or comment).

Security

Your RiotACT Account Information is password-protected for your privacy and security.
In certain areas RiotACT uses industry-standard SSL-encryption to protect data transmissions.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

RiotACT may edit this policy from time to time. If we make any substantial changes we will notify you by posting a prominent announcement on our pages.

RiotACT treats your use of this website as your acceptance of the RiotACT Privacy Statement and the terms and conditions of use.

Questions or Suggestions

If you have questions or suggestions please contact us
Changes to these Conditions of Use will be posted on this page.
This page last updated: 21/08/14

For further information about this document contact us.

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