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THIS SITE AND RELATED SERVICES SUBJECT TO YOUR COMPLIANCE WITH THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS SET FORTH BELOW. PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION CAREFULLY.
  1. General Disclaimer
  2. Copyright Information
  3. Trademark Notice
  4. Warranty Information
  5. Acknowledgement
  6. Void Where Prohibited
  7. Code of Conduct
  8. Making Purchases
  9. Submissions
  10. Miscellaneous
  11. Contact Details
  12. Website Privacy Statement
  13. Website Accessibility
  14. Email - No Spam Notice

General Disclaimer

The material on this site may include views, opinions and/or recommendations of third parties that do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of the Philippine Embassy - Canberra, Australia nor indicate its commitment to a particular course of action.

Copyright Information

Copyright 2006-2011 - All Rights reserved.
All pages within this Internet site ("Site") are the property of Philippine Embassy - Canberra Australia ("the Author"). Permission (which may be revoked at any time) is granted to download the material on this Site without alterations and for private, news reporting by the media and non-commercial use.

Trademark Notice

All trademarks, service marks and logos used in this Site are the trademarks, service marks or logos of their respective owners.

Warranty Information

THIS SITE, INCLUDING ANY CONTENT OR INFORMATION CONTAINED WITHIN IT OR ANY SITE-RELATED SERVICE, OR ANY PRODUCT OR SERVICE LICENSED OR PURCHASED THROUGH THE SITE, OR ANY SOFTWARE OR CONTENT DOWNLOADED FROM THE SITE, IS PROVIDED "AS IS" WITH NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON INFRINGEMENT. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT ANY WARRANTY THAT IS PROVIDED IN CONNECTION WITH ANY OF THE PRODUCTS OR SERVICES DESCRIBED HEREIN IS PROVIDED SOLELY BY THE OWNER, ADVERTISER OR MANUFACTURER OF THAT PRODUCT AND/OR SERVICE, AND NOT BY THE AUTHOR. YOU ALSO ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOUR ACCESS TO THE SITE AND/OR RELATED SERVICES WILL NOT BE FREE OF INTERRUPTIONS. YOU ASSUME TOTAL RESPONSIBILITY AND RISK FOR YOUR USE OF THIS SITE AND SITE-RELATED SERVICES.

THE AUTHOR IS NEITHER RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, PUNITIVE OR OTHER DAMAGES UNDER ANY CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHER THEORY ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING IN ANY WAY TO THE SITE, SITE-RELATED SERVICES AND/OR CONTENT OR INFORMATION CONTAINED WITHIN THE SITE. YOUR SOLE REMEDY FOR DISSATISFACTION WITH THE SITE, SITE-RELATED SERVICES AND/OR CONTENT OR INFORMATION CONTAINED WITHIN THE SITE IS TO STOP USING THE SITE AND/OR THOSE SERVICES. 

A possibility exists that the Site could include inaccuracies or errors. Additionally, a possibility exists that unauthorized additions, deletions and third parties could make alterations to the Site. Although the Author attempts to ensure the integrity and the accurateness of the Site, it makes no guarantees whatsoever as to the correctness or accuracy of the Site. In the event that such an inaccuracy arises, please inform the Author so that it can be corrected.

 

Acknowledgement

This Site may contain links to other Web sites operated by third parties ("Linked Sites"). You acknowledge that, when you click on a link to visit a Linked Site, a frame, existing or new browser window may appear that contains the logos, advertisements and/or other content selected by the Author. You acknowledge that the Author neither endorses nor is affiliated with the Linked Site and is not responsible for any content that appears on the Linked Site. You also acknowledge that the owner of the Linked Site neither endorses nor is affiliated with the Author.

Material from this Site and Linked Sites may be included in extract, providing it is acknowledged, for the purposes of criticism or review and/or reporting news as is allowed under the provisions of the AUSTRALIAN COPYRIGHT ACT - "An Act relating to copyright and the protection of certain performances, and for other purposes"

 

Void Where Prohibitied

Although the Site is accessible worldwide, not all products or services discussed or referenced in the Site are available to all persons or in all geographic locations or jurisdictions. The Author reserves the right to limit the provision of any product or service to any person, geographic area or jurisdiction it so desires. You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless the Author against any and all claims, damages, costs or other expenses that arise directly or indirectly out of or from (a) your breach of this Agreement, (b) your violation of the Code of Conduct and/or (c) your activities in connection with the Site or Site-related services.

 

Code of Conduct

While using the Site or Site-related services, you agree not to: 

Restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the Site and services; 

Post or transmit any unlawful, fraudulent, threatening, abusive, libelous, defamatory, obscene or otherwise objectionable or harmful information of any kind; 

Post or transmit any information or software that contains a virus, worm, Trojan horse or other harmful or disruptive component; or 

Post or transmit materials in violation of another party's copyright or intellectual property rights. 
The Author has no obligation to monitor the Site or Site-related services. However, you acknowledge and agree that the Author has the right to monitor the Site and Site-related services and to disclose any information necessary to operate the Site properly, to protect itself and to comply with legal obligations or governmental requests. The Author reserves the right to refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, that are unacceptable, offensive or in violation of this Agreement. The Author also reserves the right to prohibit any user who, in the Author's sole discretion, violates the Code of Conduct or other terms of this Agreement from using the Site and related services. Such prohibition may occur without notice to the user. 

You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless the Author against any and all claims, damages, costs or other expenses that arise directly or indirectly out of or from (a) your breach of this Agreement, (b) your violation of the Code of Conduct and/or (c) your activities in connection with the Site or Site-related services. 

 

Making Purchases

If you wish to make purchases of products or services described on the Site, you may be asked by the applicable merchant or service provider to supply certain information, including but not limited to credit card or other payment information. You agree that all information that you provide to any such merchant or service provider will be accurate, complete and current. You agree to pay all charges incurred by users of your account and credit card or other payment mechanism at the prices and rates in effect when such charges are incurred. You will also be responsible for paying any applicable taxes relating to your purchases. Moreover, you agree to review and to comply with the terms and conditions of any specific agreement that you enter into with the merchant and/or service provider in connection with the licensing or purchase of any product or service.

 

Submissions

You acknowledge and agree that, by submitting any resource, link, information, content or other materials ("Content") to the Author, you grant to the Author a nonexclusive, worldwide license to link to, reproduce, distribute, adapt, perform, display and sublicense the submitted Content. Further, by submitting Content to the Author, you acknowledge that you have the authority to grant such rights to the Author. Please note that at all times you retain ownership of any copyrights of any content you submit. 

If you submit Content to the Author and/or you grant the Author permission to display your Content and decide that you no longer want to grant the Author permission to display your Content, the Author will remove the Content from the Site, provided, that you e-mail to: "The Webmaster - Philippine Embassy - Canberra, Australia", webadmin AT philembassy.org.au, to request that the Content submitted by you be removed from the Author's web site. Upon receipt of such e-mail notification, the Author will use its best efforts to remove such Content from the Site.

Please note that the opinions and comments that have been submitted and published on this website do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the Philippine Embassy - Canberra, Australia

 

Miscellaneous

This web site (excluding any linked third party sites) may be hosted in Australia (or any other global location as appropriate) and is controlled by the Author from premises in the Australian Capital Territory, Australia. By accessing this site, you accept that any disputes about this web-site or its contents are to be determined by the courts having jurisdiction in Australian Capital Territory, Australia in accordance with the laws in force in the Australian Capital Territory, Australia (except any principle of conflict of laws inconsistent with this requirement). 

This web site may be accessed throughout Australia and overseas. The Author makes no representation that the content of this web site complies with the laws (including intellectual property laws) of any country outside Australia. If you access this site from outside Australia, you do so on your own responsibility and are responsible for ensuring compliance with all laws in the place where you are located.

In the event that any of the provisions of this Agreement shall be held by a court or other tribunal of competent jurisdiction to be unenforceable, such provisions shall be limited or eliminated to the minimum extent necessary so that this Agreement shall otherwise remain in full force and effect and enforceable. 

This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the parties hereto pertaining to the subject matter hereof, and any and all written or oral agreements heretofore existing between the parties hereto are expressly cancelled. This Agreement may be supplemented or modified by any license or other agreement used in connection with any software or other product that you download, license or purchase through this Site ("Other Agreements"). Except with respect to such Other Agreements, any modifications of this Agreement must be in writing, except that the Author may modify the terms of this Agreement at any time by posting notice of such modification on a linked page of the Site entitled "Legal", "Legal Info", "Legal Information" or any other equivalent variant at which time the modification immediately takes effect.

 

Contact Details

Postal:
Philippine Embassy
1 Moonah Place,Yarralumla
ACT, Australia 2600

 E-Mail:
cbrpe AT philembassy.org.au (replace AT with @)

 

Website Privacy Statement

This policy establishes how the Philippine Embassy - Canberra, Australia will use information we gather about you from your visit to our website. The privacy of our members and site visitors is of utmost importance to the Philippine Embassy - Canberra, Australia.
 
When you visit the Philippine Embassy - Canberra,Australia web site:
  1. To read or download information:
    We may collect and store information for statistical purposes. For example, we may count the number of visitors to the different sections of our site to help us make them more useful to visitors. Similar information is gathered for anonymous ftp, remote account login, or for other comparable types of connections. 
     
  2. To send us an E-mail:
    By sending us an electronic mail message, you may be sending us personal information (e.g., name, address, E-mail address). We may store the name and address of the requester in order to respond to the request or to otherwise resolve the subject matter of your E-mail.
     
  3. To register:
    Some of the pages on our site may ask visitors who request specific information to fill out a registration form. Other information which may be collected at these sites through questionnaires, feedback forms, or other means, enable us to determine a visitor's interests, with the goal of providing better service to members and site visitors.
We want to be very clear: regardless of the information being transmitted to the Philippine Embassy - Canberra, Australia, we will protect all such information consistent with applicable privacy laws. 

 

Website Accessibility Statement

We aim to ensure Web Content Accessibility. The pages on this website have been reviewed and revised as appropriate to be accessible to individuals with disabilities. 
If you are having a problem accessing the Philippine Embassy - Canberra, Australia website please let us know and we will work to ensure as best as possible that the area you are having problems with conforms to the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines.

Email - No Spam Notice

All email addresses published on this website are provided to facilitate legitimate communication.
In accordance with the Spam Act 2003 you are advised that these addresses may NOT be used for unsolicited commercial electronic messages.