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Legal Restrictions and Terms of Use Applicable to this Site

Use of this Site Signifies your Agreement to the Terms of Use.

PLEASE READ THESE TERMS OF USE CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS SITE

By using this site, you signify your consent to these terms of use. If you do not agree to these terms of use, please do not use the site.

Meridian Education Pty Ltd reserves the right to change the Terms of Use and other guidelines or rules posted on meridianeducation.info from time to time at its sole discretion, and will provide notice of material changes on the home page of meridianeducation.info. Your continued use of meridianeducation.info, or any Materials or Services accessible through it, after such notice has been posted constitutes your acceptance of the changes. Your use of meridianeducation.info will be subject to the most current version of the Terms of Use, rules and guidelines posted on meridianeducation.info at the time of such use. You should periodically check the "Terms of Use" link on meridianeducation.info’s home page to view the then current terms. If you breach any of the Terms of Use, your authorisation to use meridianeducation.info automatically terminates, and any Materials downloaded or printed from meridianeducation.info in violation of the Terms of Use must be immediately destroyed.

RESTRICTIONS ON USE OF MATERIALS
This site is owned and operated by Meridian Education Pty Ltd. Unless otherwise indicated the contents of meridianeducation.info are the property of Meridian Education Pty Ltd ("Meridian") and are protected, without limitation, pursuant to Australian and foreign copyright and trademark laws. No material from meridianeducation.info may be copied, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted, or distributed in any way, except that you may download one copy of the materials on any single computer for your personal non-commercial use only, provided you keep intact all copyright and other proprietary notices. Modification of the materials or use of the materials for any other purpose is a violation of Meridian's copyright, trademark, and trade secret rights and others' proprietary rights. For purposes of this Agreement, the use of any such material on any other Web Site or networked computer environment is prohibited.

In the event you download software from the site, the software including any files, images incorporated in or generated by the software and data accompanying the software (together, the "Software") are licensed to you by Meridian. Meridian does not transfer title to the Software to you. As between you and Meridian, Meridian retains full and complete right, title, and interest in and to the Software and all intellectual property rights therein. You may not redistribute, sell, decompile, reverse-engineer or disassemble the Software.

RESTRICTION OF USE OF SERVICES
When using Services on meridianeducation.info that are offered by Meridian, you shall be subject to any posted guidelines, rules, or licenses applicable to such Services and to the Terms of Use. Such guidelines, rules, or licenses may contain terms and conditions in addition to those in the Terms of Use.

In addition to the Materials and Services offered by Meridian, meridianeducation.info also makes available materials, information, and services provided by third parties (collectively, the "Third Party Services"). Meridian offers no guarantees and assumes no responsibility or liability of any type with respect to the Third Party Services, including any liability resulting from incompatibility between the Third Party Services and the Materials and Services offered by Meridian. You agree that you will not hold Meridian responsible or liable with respect to the Third Party Services or seek to do so.

USER CONDUCT
Derogatory, harmful or unlawful conduct is not permitted on meridianeducation.info. Users are not permitted to upload to, distribute through, or otherwise publish through meridianeducation.info any content which is libellous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, threatening, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, abusive, illegal or otherwise objectionable that would constitute or encourage a criminal offence, violate the rights of any party, or that would otherwise give rise to liability or violate any law.

Users are solely responsible for the content of their messages. Meridian is not responsible for the content or accuracy of any information posted or transmitted by users of meridianeducation.info.

LICENSE TO MERIDIAN FOR USER CONTENT
Certain Services offered through this Site accommodate or require User Content. By submitting User Content to this Site you grant Meridian and the users of meridianeducation.info an unrestricted, worldwide, irrevocable license to use, reproduce, display, perform, modify, transmit, and distribute such User Content, and you also agree that Meridian is free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how, or techniques that you send us for any purpose without any compensation to you. However, we will not release your name or otherwise publicize the fact that you submitted such User Content to us unless: (a) you grant us permission to do so; (b) we first notify you that the User Content you submit to a particular part of meridianeducation.info will be published or otherwise used with your name on it; (c) we have a good faith belief that we are required to do so by law and/or in response to a subpoena or court order; or (d) we believe it necessary in order to protect the rights of Meridian or others.

TERMINATION
This Agreement is effective until terminated by either party. You may terminate this Agreement at any time by destroying all materials obtained from meridianeducation.info and all related documentation and all copies and instalments thereof whether made under the terms of this Agreement or otherwise. This Agreement will terminate immediately without notice from Meridian, if in Meridian's sole discretion you fail to comply with any term or provision of this Agreement, if you are a repeat infringer of any third party's rights, or if you engage in conduct that is illegal, tortious or that interferes with the technological operation of this site. Upon termination, you must destroy all materials obtained from meridianeducation.info and all copies thereof, whether made under the terms of this Agreement or otherwise.

DISCLAIMER
MERIDIAN MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES WITH RESPECT TO meridianeducation.info OR ITS CONTENTS, WHICH ARE PROVIDED FOR USE "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE." MERIDIAN DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, WITH RESPECT TO meridianeducation.info AND ANY WEB SITE WITH WHICH IT IS LINKED. MERIDIAN DOES NOT WARRANT THE FUNCTIONS, INFORMATION OR LINKS CONTAINED ON meridianeducation.info OR THAT ITS CONTENTS WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS, THAT meridianeducation.info, OR ITS CONTENTS, ARE FIT FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR THAT THE OPERATION OF meridianeducation.info OR ITS CONTENTS, WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THIS SITE OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES IT AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES, WORMS, TROJAN HORSES, CANCELBOTS OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. MERIDIAN DOES NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE USE OR THE RESULTS OF THE USE OF THE MATERIALS ON meridianeducation.info IN TERMS OF THEIR CORRECTNESS, ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, OR OTHERWISE. YOU (AND NOT MERIDIAN) ASSUME THE ENTIRE COST OF ALL NECESSARY SERVICING, REPAIR OR CORRECTION. APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO THE ABOVE EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, NEGLIGENCE, SHALL MERIDIAN BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES THAT RESULT FROM THE USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO USE, THE MATERIALS ON meridianeducation.info, EVEN IF MERIDIAN OR A MERIDIAN AUTHORISED REPRESENTATIVE HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY OR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IN NO EVENT SHALL MERIDIAN'S TOTAL LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ALL DAMAGES, LOSSES AND CAUSES OF ACTION (WHETHER IN CONTRACT, OR NOT (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, NEGLIGENCE) OR OTHERWISE) EXCEED THE AMOUNT PAID BY YOU, IF ANY, FOR ACCESSING meridianeducation.info.

JURISDICTIONAL ISSUES
Meridianeducation.info is controlled and operated by Meridian from its offices in Victoria, Australia. Meridian makes no representation that materials on meridianeducation.info are appropriate or available for use in other locations. Those who choose to access meridianeducation.info from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws, if and to the extent local laws are applicable. Software from this site is further subject to Australian export controls.

OTHER
This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the state of Victoria, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law. You and Meridian each agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the state of Victoria and the federal courts of Australia. If any provision of this Agreement shall be unlawful, void or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from this Agreement and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions. This is the entire agreement between the parties relating to the subject matter herein and shall not be modified except by writing, signed by both parties.

PERMISSION FOR REPRINTS
All material on meridianeducation.info without limitation, is protected by Australian and foreign copyright and trademark laws. In order to receive permission to reprint any material on meridianeducation.info (outside of personal, non-commercial use), please write to:

Permissions Department
4 Bennett St
Moe VIC 3825
Australia

COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT CLAIM NOTICE AND PROCEDURE
Notification of a copyright infringement claim must be submitted to the following:

Peter J Moir
Director
Meridian Education P/L
4 Bennett St
Moe VIC 3825
Australia
Email: pjmoir@meridianeducation.info

The notification must be in writing and include:

1. A signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed;
2. Identification of each alleged infringing copyrighted work or works;
3. Identification of the allegedly infringing material and information reasonably sufficient to enable us to locate such material;
4. Information reasonably sufficient to enable us to contact the party complaining of an alleged infringement (e.g. an address, telephone number, and email address);
5. A statement that the complaining party has a good-faith belief that use of the allegedly infringing material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and
6. A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.