1. COPYRIGHT AND TRADEMARKS
All intellectual property rights (including future copyright) in the information and other material appearing on the Change Management Institute's website vests in and is the exclusive property of Change Management Institute.
The names, images and logos identifying Change Management Institute or third parties and their products and services are subject to copyright, design rights and trade marks of Change Management Institute and/or third parties. Nothing contained in these terms shall be construed as conferring by implication, estoppel or otherwise any license or right to use any trademark, patent, design right or copyright of Change Management Institute and/or any other third party.
2. LEGAL JURISDICTION
This website is controlled by Change Management Institute and by accessing them you accept that any disputes arising out of your use of the website or its contents, as well as terms governing your use and membership shall be governed by the courts having jurisdiction in the State of New South Wales in Australia in accordance with the laws in force in the State of New South Wales in Australia. These services may be accessed globally. Change Management Institute makes no representation that the material on these services complies with the laws of any country outside Australia. If you access these services from outside Australia you are responsible for ensuring compliance with all applicable laws in the place where you are located.
4. ACCEPTABLE USE
Certain sections of change-management-institute.com are restricted to Change Management Institute members. Change Management Institute reserves the right to designate pages as member-only.
5.1 Accuracy of information
All information on Change Management Institute website is provided 'as seen' and Change Management Institute accepts no liability for loss or damage caused as a result of reliance on information posted on any Change Management Institute online service, whether that information has been posted by Change Management Institute or by a third party.
Users will at all times indemnify and will continue to indemnify, hold harmless and defend Change Management Institute, its related bodies corporate and their respective personnel from and against all liabilities, costs, damages, expenses, claims, suits, allegations and demands, including, without limitation, all legal fees (incurred on a solicitor and own client basis), arising out of or in relation to:
(a) any infringement, or claim or allegation of infringement, of the intellectual property rights or any other proprietary rights of a third party; and
(b) any fraud, deliberate or wilful misconduct or negligence or breach of these terms and conditions committed by users.
5.3 Availability of service
Change Management Institute provides its services on an 'as and when available' basis and makes no guarantee as to the availability or performance of the sites. Where a link appears to an external website maintained by a third party, Change Management Institute gives no endorsement as to the services operated by those websites.
Change Management Institute will take all reasonable steps to maintain the security of information provided by members and users of the site but will not accept responsibility for breaches of security or unauthorized access that arises as a result of disclosure by members/users of their login details. Members/users remain responsible at all times for maintaining the confidentiality of their login details, username and password and Change Management Institute accepts no liability for the misuse of these details.
While Change Management Institute also takes reasonable steps to ensure its e-services are virus free, members/users acknowledge that they access the services at their own risk and that Change Management Institute is not responsible for any damages caused as a result of accessing Change Management Institute web services. This includes, but is not limited to, any monetary or other loss that may result from loss or corruption of data, downtime or hardware damage.
5.5 Links to other websites
This site may contain links or other references to other parties and their websites. Change Management Institute cannot control the contents of those other sites, and makes no warranty about the accuracy, timeliness or subject matter of the material located on those sites. Change Management Institute does not necessarily approve of, endorse or sponsor any content or material on those sites.
Change Management Institute makes no warranties or representations that material on other websites to which this website is linked does not infringe the intellectual property rights of any person anywhere in the world. Change Management Institute is not, and must not be taken to be, authorising infringement of any intellectual property rights contained in material on other sites by linking to them from this website.
6. RIGHT OF REFUSAL
In the event that you breach any of these conditions Change Management Institute reserves the right to refuse publication or to remove from the public domain any posting, advertisement or comment on any Change Management Institute online service at any time without prior notice, and where payment has already been made to withhold from refund an amount equivalent to any costs incurred and/or service already supplied.
Individual annual membership fees are due in full on joining Change Management Institute or on anniversary of joining. The following applies to Change Management Institute membership products and services.
7.1 Change Management Institute constitution, code of ethics and by-laws
All members are bound by the Change Management Institute constitution, the code of ethics and professional conduct, and all by-laws, notices and directives of Change Management Institute.
7.2 Failure to accept of conditions of membership
Change Management Institute members are required to indicate their acceptance of all terms and conditions of membership. New applications and renewals will not be processed until confirmation is received.
7.3 Failure to pay
Change Management Institute membership fees are due annually from the date and month in which the member joined Change Management Institute. If a member does not pay their membership fees, they will cease to be a Change Management Institute member and be removed from the Change Management Institute active member database.
Failure to pay will result in membership being lapsed on the last day of the individual's renewal month and all membership benefits will cease. If an individual's membership does lapse that individual must not use any Change Management Institute professional designation after their name or claim to be a member of the Change Management Institute.
7.4 Re-admission fee
Former Change Management Institute members who have either resigned or lapsed have to pay their individual annual membership fees in full on re-joining Change Management Institute.
7.5 Cancellation/refund policy
Change Management Institute does not provide refunds on membership fees.
7.6 Transfer of membership
Change Management Institute memberships are individual and non-transferable. The only exception is for memberships held under a corporate account, if the corporate account changes due to mergers, acquisitions, and brand changes which may be transferred at the time of the account renewal.
7.7 Costs incurred by Change Management Institute in processing membership fees
All unexpected costs incurred by Change Management Institute in the processing of membership fees will be charged back to the member. Such costs include, but are not limited to, bounced cheques fees and related bank charges.
Change Management Institute reserves the right to remove service, cancel member accounts and remove from e-services sites any posts in the event of any breach of this agreement, non-payment for services, breach of the talk policy or conduct which is likely to be detrimental to the good name of Change Management Institute and its members.
These Terms and Conditions may change from time to time. These Terms and Conditions were last updated in June 2016.