Welcome to the IRT College website. If you choose to continue to browse and use this website you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following in relation to this website.
This website is owned and operated by The Illawarra Retirement Trust trading as IRT College ABN 52 000 726 536 ("IRT College").
Your access to and use of the information, materials and services provided on this website, including the online learning platform conditional upon your acceptance and compliance with the terms and conditions, notices and disclaimers contained on this website ("Terms").
Your use of this site will mean you accept these Terms and agree to be bound by them. If you do not agree to these Terms, you must not use this website.
We may revise these Terms at any time by updating this posting. Your use of this website after any such changes signifies your acceptance of the changed Terms. Please check these Terms periodically for changes.
The content of the pages of this website is for your general information and use only. All material on the website is provided in good faith. It is derived from sources believed to be accurate and current as at the date of publication.
Information contained on this website does not constitute legal or other advice and should not be taken as such. Such information is provided only as assistance to the learning process. We do not accept any liability for any decisions made on the basis of information contained on this website or in workbooks and learning resources. You should obtain professional advice suited to your specific circumstances before you make decisions.
To the best of our abilities we will provide factual information about the courses and services we offer. It is your own responsibility to ensure that any products, services or information available through this website meet your specific requirements.
We will do our best to keep our website up to date, but like any written material, the information provided on this site may become out-dated over time.
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
This website contains material which is owned by or licensed to us. You agree that all the materials displayed on or available through this website, including without limitation any and all names, logos, data, information, graphics, underlying software, learner resources, workbooks, assessment tasks and quizzes displayed on or available from this website, including via the online learning platform, are protected by copyright and other intellectual property laws and are available for your personal use only. Nothing in these Terms constitutes a transfer of any intellectual property rights. You acknowledge and agree that, as between you and use, we own all intellectual property rights in the site.
You must not publish, broadcast, distribute, sell or transfer any such materials including but not limited to provided learner resources, workbooks, assessment tasks and quizzes. To do so would be a breach of Copyright laws.
You may download and print only for your personal use the workbooks and assessment tasks required in connection to your course completion. All copyright and other proprietary notices contained in downloadable materials must be retained.
Downloading of any information, content or images from this website does not transfer any right or ownership of such information, content or images to you.
By posting or adding any content onto the site, you grant IRT College a perpetual, non-exclusive, royalty- free, irrevocable, worldwide and transferrable licence to use that content in any way (including by reproducing, changing and communicating the content to the public) and permit us to authorise any other person to do the same thing. You waive all of your moral rights associated with any content that you post on the site.
LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES
Links to other websites are provided for your convenience. We do not control, sponsor or endorse these other websites and we cannot be responsible for the content or accuracy of the information or other material on these websites, or for broken links. Please advise us of possible errors and we will endeavour to rectify them or remove the links.
We will not be liable for any damages or injury arising from your access to such sites or content. If you choose to leave the IRT College website via links, including those of advertisers, we are not responsible for the privacy practices of those sites.
Before disclosing your personal information or using other websites, we recommend that you examine the privacy policies as well as the terms and conditions of those websites, as they may differ from this website.
LIMITATIONS ON USE OF SITE
You agree that you will not use any device, software or other instrumentality to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of our site, and that you will not take any action that imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on our infrastructure.
In addition, you agree that you will not use any robot, spider, other automatic device, or manual process to monitor or copy our web pages or the content contained herein. Except that consent is given for standard search engine technology employed by Internet search web sites to direct Internet users to this site.
LOGON AND PASSWORD SECURITY
This site may provide you with the ability to use usernames and passwords ("access codes") to gain access to restricted portions of this site such as the IRT College online learning platform.
The content contained in such restricted areas is confidential, and is provided to you for the sole purpose of completing your course.
The use of such access codes by third parties, even with your permission, is prohibited.
LICENCE TO USE SITE AND CONDUCT IN COMMUNICATING
The Website may contain electronic bulletin boards, chat rooms and other communication facilities which provide for feedback by users, real-time interaction between users (including other students) and other electronic messaging and notice services.
We grant you a non-exclusive, worldwide, non-transferrable licence to use the site in accordance with the Terms. You must not add any content to the site unless you hold all necessary rights, licences and consents to do so.
It is a condition of your use of these communication facilities and your access to the Website that you do not do any of the following:
- (a) restrict or inhibit any other user from using or enjoying any communication facility;
- (b) post or transmit any unlawful, threatening, abusive, defamatory, obscene, vulgar, pornographic, profane or indecent information or material of any kind including, without limitation, any transmissions constituting or encouraging conduct that would constitute a criminal offence, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any applicable law;
- (c) post or transmit any material of any kind which violates or infringes upon the rights of any other person, including material which is an invasion of any privacy or publicity rights or which is protected by copyright, trademark or any other proprietary right or derivative works with respect thereto, without first obtaining permission from the owner or relevant right holder;
- (d) cause you or IRT College to breach any law, regulation, rule, code or other legal obligation;
- (e) post or transmit any material of any kind which contains, or facilitates the transmission of, a virus, worm, trojan or other harmful component or malware;
- (f) post, transmit or in any way exploit any material of any kind for commercial purposes or which contains any promotional material or advertising;
- (g) delete any author attributions, legal notices or proprietary designations or labels in any file that is uploaded;
- (h) that would bring IRT College, or the site, into disrepute; or
- (i) download any file posted by any other user of a communication facility if you know, or reasonably ought to know, that the file cannot legally be distributed in such manner.
You expressly acknowledge and agree that IRT College does not exert control over users of the Website (including individuals referred to on the Website as guests and experts) and is not liable either for their opinions or their behaviour.
You acknowledge and agree that:
- we retain complete editorial control over the site and may alter, amend or cease the operation of the site or your ability to access or use the Website at any time and at our sole discretion; and
- the site will not operate on a continuous basis, and may be unavailable from time ot time (including for maintenance purposes).
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY AND DISCLAIMER
IRT College makes no representations or warranties as to the timeliness, availability, accuracy or completeness of any information contained on this site. IRT College will not be liable for your use of or reliance on content contained on this site under any circumstances, including negligence, breach of statutory duty and misrepresentation. To the full extent permitted by law, we exclude all liability in respect of loss of data, interruption of service or any consequential or incidential loss.
In no event shall IRT College's total liability to you for all damages, losses and causes of action arising from or related to this website (whether in contract, tort, including negligence and breach of statutory duty or otherwise) exceed the amount paid by you, if any, for accessing this web site.
WARRANTY AND INDEMNITY
You represent and warrant to IRT College that you have the legal capacity to enter into these Terms. You acknowledge and agree to indemnify IRT College against any claim, damage, loss, cost or expense on a full indemnity basis as a result of your breach of this warranty.
Although this website is accessible worldwide, content is intended only for residents of Australia. These Terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of New South Wales, Australia.
CHANGES TO THESE TERMS
OUR TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF ENROLMENT
The enrolment of students in courses and qualifications is subject to the Terms and Conditions of Enrolment of that qualification and delivery type.
You must not assign, sublicence, or otherwise deal in any way with any of your rights under these Terms.
If a provision of these Terms is invalid or unenforceable it is to be read down or severed to the extent necessary without affecting the validity or enforceability of the remaining provisions.