Terms of Use

This terms of use applies to the use of any and all sites on the edtech.une.edu.au WordPress Server (subsequently referred to as ‘this site’).

When you use one of these services offered by UNE you agree to the following terms of use.

Ownership of content

UNE claims no ownership or right to any user generated content on the service and accepts no liability or responsibility for user generated content. User generated content expresses the personal views of users.

If you are a member of the UNE community, you are first and foremost bound by the UNE CyberEthics Guidelines for Students’ Online Behaviour. If what you create on this site is for study purposes, ownership is yours except for a few caveats – check out UNE’s Copyright for Study and Research page for details.

It is your responsibility to be familiar with these guidelines prior to using this site.

Limitations on Content

You will not post or knowingly link to any content that is threatening, defamatory, obscene, indecent, seditious, offensive, pornographic, abusive, liable to incite racial hatred, discriminatory, menacing, scandalous, inflammatory, in breach of confidence, or in breach of privacy.

You will not post content that;

  • you have not obtained all necessary licenses and/or approvals and not cleared copyright permissions;
  • constitutes or encourages conduct that would be considered a criminal offence, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise be contrary to the law of or infringe the rights of any third party;
  • violates the Privacy and Personal Information Protection Act 1998 (NSW) (PPIPA)
  • is technically harmful (including, without limitation, computer viruses, logic bombs, Trojan horses, worms, harmful components, corrupted data or other malicious software or harmful data);
  • could be described as harassment, as defined by the Canadian Human Rights Commission.

You agree not to transmit, post or make publicly available confidential or proprietary material using this site.

We do recognize that there might be a limited number of scenarios in which material listed above is required to be used or accessed for legitimate academic purposes.

You are responsible for the moderation of any content such as comments posted on a blog.

Misrepresent or impersonate others

You will not impersonate any person or entity or misrepresent your relationship with any person or entity


You will ensure the content you add is as accessible as possible for disabled users. You also agree to provide content in alternative formats upon request free of charge and make any other reasonable adjustments for disabled users as required by law.

Temporary access

Access to this site is permitted on a temporary basis, and we reserve the right to withdraw or amend the service we provide without notice where necessary. From time to time, we may restrict access to some parts of this site, for example where we are conducting maintenance work, or have been asked to consider a takedown request.

UNE liability

UNE accepts no liability for any claims, penalties, loss or expenses arising from: any reliance placed on the content of the service; the use or inability to use the service; or any unauthorized access to or alteration to the service. Where there is a technical failure when the service is used to support teaching and learning, the academic contingency procedures of your home institution will be used e.g. assessment submission extensions.

Rights of UNE

UNE has the right to restrict access to, remove, or edit any material or posting you make on this site if, in our opinion, such material does not comply with the provisions set out above.

Contact us

If you have a questions or concern regarding the Terms of Use, please contact Stoo Sepp, the current steward of this site at ssepp AT une.edu.au.

(Adapted from OpenETC’s Terms of Use)