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Copyright

This website and all materials presented in it are subject to copyright. Unless stated otherwise, all material on this web site is the copyright of the Commonwealth of Australia. Text and images associated with events listed on this website are owned by the relevant event holder.

You may download, display, print and reproduce this material in unaltered form only (retaining this notice) for your personal, non-commercial use or use within your organisation provided acknowledgement of the source of the material is made.

We welcome use of our online materials by researchers, media, students and educators, with appropriate acknowledgement.

Permission is not granted to make a copy of the whole or of a part of the work where a charge is made for making and supplying that copy, unless the amount of the charge does not exceed the cost of making and supplying that copy.

Apart from use permitted under the Commonwealth Copyright Act 1968 all other rights are reserved. You may link to these web pages but the content may not be altered. We do not permit any part of our web site to be displayed within frames on third party web sites.

Privacy

National Science Week is collecting the information you supply on www.scienceweek.net.au (your ‘personal information’), including your name, state or territory, contact phone number, email address and password, to provide you with an account on this website. The account will allow you to submit events to the National Science Week event diary. These events will also be shown in the National Science Week mobile apps, including any contact information provided for that event.

National Science Week will also collect an email address if you subscribe to the newsletter.

National Science Week may give some or all of your personal information to organisations who are contracted to provide services or activities for National Science Week.

Your personal information will not be used for any other purpose, added to any mailing list or disclosed to any person or organisation without your consent unless such disclosure is permitted pursuant to the Privacy Act 1988.

Site visit information

A record is kept of your visit which logs the following information for statistical purposes:

  • the user’s server address
  • the user’s top level domain name (eg. .com, .gov, .au, .uk etc.)
  • the date and time of the visit to the site,
  • the pages accessed
  • documents downloaded
  • the previous site visited and
  • the type of browser and device used.

No attempt will be made to identify users or their browsing activities except, in the unlikely event of an investigation, where a law enforcement agency may exercise a warrant to inspect the service provider’s logs.

Social media

National Science Week uses social media to provide you with fast, convenient and direct communication channels. You will be able to share, comment and discuss our program on your social media networks.

Social media provides you with a valuable tool to engage with us and each other. We encourage you to participate and contribute.

Acceptable use

The following behaviour will not be tolerated and we will remove offending content and block the contributor:

  • comments which are defamatory, offensive, obscene, vulgar or depicting violence
  • acting in a manner which is abusive, harassing, stalking, threatening or attacking others
  • language that is hateful, targets race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, gender, nationality and/or political beliefs
  • spamming
  • commercial solicitation or solicitation of donations
  • trolling or deliberately disrupting discussion
  • violations of any intellectual property rights
  • content encouraging illegal activity

Your use of any social media platform is subject to the terms and conditions of that site. These terms are conditions are not under our control.

Disclaimer

National Science Week endeavours to assure the quality, accuracy and currency of the information on this web site. However changes in circumstances or advances in scientific research after publication may mean some of the content becomes out of date.

Before relying on information provided on this web site it is suggested you check its currency with relevant research agencies.

While care is taken in selection links to other web sites, links provided to other sites are provided for your convenience and do not constitute endorsement of the information at those sites. National Science Week and the Australian Government accepts no responsibility for material contained in any site that it linked to from this web site.

Posts by other users to our social media accounts do not reflect the opinions or policies of National Science Week or the Australian Government. The views expressed by individuals are those of the individual contributor.

National Science Week and the Australian Government will not have any liability for any physical injury or economic loss arising as a result of use or reliance on any information, instructions or materials on this web site. We encourage you to follow all the safety instructions accompanying any science demonstrations on this web site.