Terms and Conditions

Terms & Conditions

This page (together with the documents referred to on it) explains the terms of use on which you may make use of the Early Life website (www.earlylife.com.au), whether as a guest or a registered user. Please read these terms of use carefully before you start to use the site. By using the Early Life website, you indicate that you accept these terms of use. If you do not agree to these terms of use, please refrain from using the Early Life website.

Services and conditions of use

As part of our service, we agree to provide you with information and other services that we may decide to offer, subject to the terms of this agreement.. We will not be liable if for any reason our website is unavailable at any time or for any period.

You agree and continue to agree to use our services in a manner consistent with all applicable laws and regulations and in accordance with the terms and conditions set out in the policies and guidelines outlined below.

To become a registered user and create a Personal Account, you must complete your registration details in the manner described on the Website. The registration process will require you to provide us with your full name, email address and a password to access your Personal Account.

If you choose, or you are provided with, a login username or email address, password or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures, you must keep this private and confidential. We have the right to disable any login email address or password, whether chosen by you or allocated by us, at any time, if in our opinion you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of these terms and conditions of use.

You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to our site. You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access our site through your internet connection are aware of these terms, and that they comply with them.

Intellectual property rights

We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights on or attached to our site, and in the material published on it, unless otherwise stated..

Early Life Foundation and Walker learning Group Pty Ltd owns all intellectual property rights, including copyright, trademark rights and patent rights in the content of this website. You may view, print and distribute reasonable amounts of the content on this website subject to the following conditions;  The content is only used for informational purposes only; The content is used for non-commercial purposes; and any duplication of content, or portion thereof must include the copyright notice in its entirety.

All works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.

Reliance on information posted

Commentary and other materials posted on our site are not intended to amount to advice on which reliance should be placed. We therefore disclaim all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such materials by any visitor to our site, or by anyone who may be informed of any of its contents.

Changes to the Early Life website

We aim to update our site regularly, and may change the content at any time. If the need arises, we may suspend access to our site, or close it for upgrade work. Any of the material on our site may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update such material.

Personal Information and the Early Life website

 ‘Personal information’ is personally identifiable information such as customers’; name, residential and email address and includes information about membership, subscriptions, credit information and billing records, service and recorded Professional Development session. Publicly available information, such as a public directory listing of name, address and telephone number is not considered personal information. 

Personal information is collected by Early Life only when customers specifically and knowingly choose to register for Early Life and the Walker Learning membership and Professional Development subscriptions. Early Life does not collect sensitive information such as race, religion, beliefs or sexual preference.

We process information about you in accordance with our Privacy and Cookies Policy. Please see the page titled Privacy. By using our website, you acknowledge that you have reviewed the Privacy and Cookies Policy and consent to such processing and you warrant that all data provided by you is accurate.

Transactions through the website

Please note that Early Life does not collect credit card details from the website. When purchasing services from Early Life you will be re-directed to a secure ecommerce website located in Australia, where you will be asked to enter your credit card details. Early Life does not store any credit card information on our website servers.

All our emails are sent as per the guidelines set out by the Australian Communications and Media Authority and we will only send you advertising that is customised to your interests, characteristics to the membership or general location. As with all membership marketing correspondence that you receive from us via email, there is always an unsubscribe button or link located at the bottom of the email. With this you can manage which messages you receive from us.

Viruses, hacking and other offences

You must not misuse our website by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our site, the server on which our website is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our DNS and or website. You must not attack our site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack.

We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our site will cease immediately.

We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of our site or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it.

Monitoring online interactions on the website

We use site Performance Indicators and ISP monitoring software, these give us information on how our website is been used, so that we can make the necessary improvements or amendments to make your experience a better one and who is using the information on our website.

Support Logs, if you contact us via the site, we will retain the information provided in order to process your requests. This may include transcripts, emails and any other details relayed by you in relation to one of our products or services.

Limitation of liability and warranty

You agree that use of the website and services is entirely at your own risk. The services provided by our website are provided 'as is,' without any guarantees, conditions or warranties of any kind, either express or implied, concerning the accuracy of material displayed on the website, uninterrupted access, or products provided through or in connection with the service, including without limitation the software licensed to the customer and the results obtained through the service.

Jurisdiction and applicable law

The courts will have exclusive jurisdiction over any claim arising from, or related to, a visit to our site although we retain the right to bring proceedings against you for breach of these conditions in your state within Australia and any country of residence or any other relevant country.

These terms of use and any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with them or their subject matter or formation (including non-contractual disputes or claims) shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the governing law.

Governing law: these terms of use are governed by the laws of the State of Victoria, Australia and in the event that there is a legal dispute, the Victorian courts will have exclusive jurisdiction

Variations

We may revise these terms of use at any time by amending this page. You are expected to check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we make, as they are binding on you. Some of the provisions contained in these terms of use may also be superseded by provisions or notices published elsewhere on our site.

If you wish to make any use of material on our site other than that set out above, please address your request to [email protected]

Your concerns

If you have any concerns about material which appears on our site, please contact [email protected].

CANCELLATION POLICY

A minimum of 7 working days notice prior to the session date is required to cancel or reschedule a registration: credits can be used for (i) another person to attend the session or (ii) another session in the same calendar year. On occasion, details of sessions may change – please confirm all details listed on the online booking form. Full costs will be incurred for cancellations less than 7 working days prior to the session date. No refunds given for notice less than 7 days.

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