STANDARD TERMS OF USE FOR ISCONNECT

Welcome to isConnect. isConnect is an online platform provided by Independent Schools Victoria Inc for the independent schools it represents (Member Schools) to enable them to access content available for download on the isConnect platform (content) to:
a)    enhance skills, knowledge and expertise;
b)    give guidance on best practices;
c)    improve critical processes;
d)    provide information about key Independent Schools Victoria services, products and resources; 
for effective and efficient school operations.

Content may include, but not be limited to Word documents, Excel spreadsheets, PowerPoint documents, white papers, podcasts, videos, model policies, and information about seminars and articles.

These terms form an agreement between you (you or your) and Independent Schools Victoria (ISV or us) and govern your use of isConnect. 
You have agreed to be bound by these terms.
 
1.    REGISTRATION
1.1    The Principal at your Member School (Principal) (and any other administrator appointed by the Principal) is authorised by ISV to create isConnect user accounts (User Accounts) for others by sending you an email with instructions on how to create a User Account.
1.2    On receipt of this email, you can create a User Account by providing your name, school, username (your school email address) and your choice of password. 
1.3    You, as a person who has created a User Account are referred to throughout the remainder of these terms as a “Registered User”.
1.4    Your Principal and any other appointed administrator at your Member School are referred to throughout these terms as an “Administrator”. 
1.5    If you have not already received an email from an Administrator enabling you to create a User Account, you may lodge a request to become a Registered User via a link on the isConnect website at https://connect.iseducation.com.au/ which will be sent to an Administrator or your school for acceptance. If your request is accepted you will receive the relevant email.
1.6    Your registration will be created with one of the following levels of access to content (Access Level), at an Administrator’s discretion:
(a)    Principal Access – content available to Principals and members of staff acting in a Principal role at Member Schools;
(b)    Senior Leadership Access – content available to senior leaders at Member Schools;
(c)    Senior Leadership/HR Access – Sensitive HR content available to HR managers and senior leaders at Member Schools;
(d)    Staff Responsible for State Support Services - For staff that require access to State Support Services Funding Documentation; and
(e)    Staff Access – content available to all school staff at Member Schools.

2.    FEES
2.1    Registration with isConnect is free of charge for Member Schools.
2.2    Content on isConnect is either available for download, free of charge or for the fee as quoted on isConnect in relation to the relevant material.
2.3    Your Principal is responsible for ensuring payment of fees payable for downloading content.

3.    SOURCE OF DATA
3.1    You acknowledge and understand that:
(a)    the information and materials contained in isConnect are either created by ISV or obtained by ISV from a variety of third party sources with permission to distribute same; and
(b)    ISV has not verified the information and materials provided by third parties, and is not responsible for their accuracy, reliability or completeness. 

4.    YOUR OBLIGATIONS
4.1    You are responsible for:
(a)    maintaining the confidentiality and security of your username and password (Login Details); and 
(b)    all use or activity that occurs on your User Account, including unauthorised use or activity.
4.2    You must:
(a)    promptly notify your Principal if there is any unauthorised use of your Login Details or any unauthorised access to isConnect; 
(b)    only share content with Registered Users on the same or higher Access Level (subject to clause 4.3(b));
(c)    comply with all relevant laws and regulatory requirements in connection with isConnect; 
(d)    notify ISV of any inaccuracy of the information contained in isConnect as soon as practicable after becoming aware of it; and
(e)    make your own independent enquiries and decisions as to the suitability of any content on isConnect that you choose to access.
4.3    You must not:
(a)    share your Login Details with a third party;
(b)    share content with another Registered User on a lower Access Level, unless that content is otherwise available to that Registered User;
(c)    use isConnect in any manner that is contrary to, or prohibited by these terms;
(d)    access isConnect by using the Login Details of another Registered User;
(e)    attempt to circumvent the security of isConnect;
(f)    knowingly introduce any malicious or disabling code, virus or similar into isConnect;
(g)    attempt to modify, reverse engineer, or reverse-assemble any part of isConnect. 

5.    SECURITY
5.1    ISV uses security measures with the aim of keeping isConnect secure:
(a)    but makes no warranty in respect of its security measures; and 
(b)    is not responsible for any misuse, loss of or unauthorised access to, modification or disclosure of information in isConnect.

6.    COPYRIGHT
6.1    You acknowledge that the content used, displayed, or available on isConnect such as text, images, photographs, software, code, sound recordings and video recordings are protected under the Copyright Act 1968.
6.2    ISV is the owner, or an authorised licensee of all copyright vesting in the content.
6.3    Except to the extent to which copyright in content is expressly licensed to you under these terms, copyright in content is not assigned or otherwise passed to you. 
6.4    With effect from the date you register as a User, ISV grants to you a non-exclusive, revocable, non-transferable right to access the content used, displayed, or available on your User Account.
6.5    With effect from the date you become a Registered User, ISV grants to you a non-exclusive, revocable, non-transferable right to reproduce, edit and communicate any content available on your User Account in the form of downloadable editable documents such as Word documents, Excel documents or PowerPoint documents (Editable Documents) for school-specific purposes.
6.6    User must not edit, adapt, create derivative works from or publish content available on your User Account in the form of downloadable non-editable documents such as PDF documents (Non-Editable Documents).
6.7    With effect from the date you register as a User, ISV grants to User a non-exclusive, revocable, non-transferable right to reproduce and communicate any Non-Editable Documents for school-specific purposes.
6.8    You must not remove, obscure or alter a copyright notice on any content.

7.    TRADE MARKS
7.1    ISV is the owner of the following trade marks:
(a)    INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS VICTORIA;
(b)     
(c)    ISCONNECT; and
(d)    ,
(collectively referred to as the ISV Trade Marks) which all feature on isConnect and on content used, displayed, or available on isConnect.
7.2    Subject to the rights granted under these terms, you must not use the ISV Trade Marks, or any mark that is substantially identical or deceptively similar to these trade marks, without ISV’s express permission or licence.
7.3    ISV may incorporate trade marks owned by third parties on the content.
7.4    You must not use any third party trade marks, or any mark that is substantially identical or deceptively similar to those trade marks, without express permission or licence from the relevant trade mark owner.
7.5    You must not remove, obscure or alter any trade mark notice attached to or contained in any content.

8.    CONFIDENTIALITY
You acknowledge that content marked as ‘Confidential’ on isConnect comprises confidential information and you may only disclose such confidential information to Registered Users on the same or higher Access Level.

9.    PRIVACY
9.1    You consent to the collection, use and disclosure of your personal information in accordance with ISV’s privacy policy available at http://www.is.vic.edu.au/who-we-are/privacy-policy/.

10.    LINKED WEBSITES
10.1    ISV may incorporate links to websites run by third parties (Linked Websites) within the content used, displayed, or available on isConnect. ISV has no control over the contents of the Linked Websites. Accordingly, ISV is not responsible for, and makes no representation or warranty relating to, the content of Linked Websites. The display of any Linked Websites on isConnect does not in any way imply that ISV endorses or recommends the linked website or resource.
10.2    To the extent permitted by law, ISV will not be liable for any form of loss, liability, damages, costs, injury or harm suffered or incurred by you in consequence of, or resulting directly or indirectly out of, your interaction with the relevant third party who owns or operates the Linked Website.

11.    INDEMNITY 
11.1    You indemnify ISV against all damages, losses, costs and expenses incurred by ISV arising out of or in connection with any non-compliance by you with these terms.

12.    DISCLAIMERS AND ISV’S LIABILITY 
12.1    The Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth) may confer rights, guarantees and remedies on you in relation to the provision by ISV of goods and services, which cannot be excluded, restricted or modified. ISV does not exclude those rights. All other rights and guarantees and remedies are excluded.
12.2    To the maximum extent permitted by law, ISV’s liability for breach of any consumer guarantee, which cannot be lawfully excluded, is limited at the option of ISV to:
(a)    in the case of services supplied or offered by ISV, resupplying the service; or
(b)    in the case of goods supplied or offered by ISV by replacing the goods.
12.3    Access to and use of isConnect is at User’s own risk. To the maximum extent permitted by law and without limiting clause 12.1:
(a)    isConnect is provided on an ‘as is’ basis and ISV does not warrant, guarantee or make any representations that isConnect, the content or any Linked Website will:
(i)    meet your needs;
(ii)    be current, accurate, complete or reliable;  
(iii)    be secure, free from errors, interruptions, viruses, worms, Trojan horses, bugs or similar components;
(iv)    not interfere with or damage your computer systems; 
(v)    not result in loss or corruption of data; or 
(vi)    not infringe the intellectual property or other rights of third parties; 
(b)    ISV is not liable to you for any damages, losses, costs or expenses arising out of or in connection with: 
(i)    access to or use of isConnect and any content; 
(ii)    the unauthorised use of your Login Details; or 
(iii)    any act or omission of ISV in connection with isConnect;
(c)    in no event will ISV be liable to User (whether in contract, tort or otherwise) for any consequential, special, incidental or indirect loss or damage, or any loss of profit (whether direct or indirect), which may arise under these terms.

13.    SUSPENSION AND TERMINATION OF ACCESS
13.1    Your access to isConnect may be: 
(a)    suspended or restricted at any time to allow for repairs and maintenance; 
(b)    suspended, restricted or terminated if there is any suspected misuse of isConnect by you, as determined by ISV or your Member School;
(c)    terminated by ISV once your school is no longer a Member School;
(d)    terminated by an Administrator once you are no longer employed by or affiliated with a Member School.
13.2    ISV may cease operating isConnect and terminate your right to access isConnect as a Registered User at any time by providing at least 7 days’ notice to User. 
13.3    You may terminate your User Account at any time by contacting your Administrator with a request to do so.

14.    AMENDMENT AND ASSIGNMENT
14.1    ISV may alter these terms from time to time. Your continued use of isConnect following those changes indicates your acceptance of those changes.
14.2    ISV may assign any of its rights or novate any of its rights or obligations under these terms without your prior written consent. 

15.    GOVERNING LAW AND JURISDICTION
15.1    These terms are governed by the laws of Victoria, Australia. The parties submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Victoria.


ADMINISTRATION TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR ISCONNECT

Welcome to isConnect. isConnect is an online platform provided by Independent Schools Victoria Inc for the independent schools it represents (Member Schools) to enable them to access content published on the platform (content) to:
a)    enhance skills, knowledge and expertise;
b)    give guidance on best practices;
c)    improve critical processes;
d)    provide information about key Independent Schools Victoria services, products and resources; 
for effective and efficient school operations.
Content may include, but not be limited to Word documents, Excel spreadsheets, PowerPoint documents, white papers, podcasts, videos, model policies, and information about seminars and articles.
These terms form an agreement between you (you or your) and Independent Schools Victoria (ISV or us) and governs the administration of isConnect by you for your Member School. 
As an administrator of isConnect, you have agreed to be bound by these terms and the terms governing your use of isConnect located at the following link: htps://connect.iseducation.com.au (Terms of Use).  
 
1.    PRIMARY ADMINISTRATOR 
1.1    To initiate access to isConnect a Principal of a Member School (Principal) must become the primary administrator of isConnect for his/her Member School (Primary Administrator) by responding to an invitation from ISV or by creating an account on the isConnect platform (Administration Account). 
1.2    If you are a Primary Administrator, you:
(a)    have the power to authorise others to be administrators of isConnect for a Member School by sending an email to each appointed administrator via isConnect with information on how to create an Administration Account. Each administrator will create an Administration Account by providing their name, school, username (email address) and a password. All administrators (including the Primary Administrator) are referred to throughout the remainder of these terms as “Administrators”; 
(b)    must create a credit card account from which payments under these terms can be automatically deducted (Credit Card Account) and be responsible for payment of all fees payable under these terms;
(c)    must effect the registration of other Administrators by choosing an Access Level for each Administrator (in accordance with clause 2.3 of these terms);
(d)    must ensure that the Credit Card Account always has sufficient funds to meet payment of fees for content downloaded by Administrators and Registered Users (as defined below), or arrange for payment by alternative means.
(e)    are responsible for terminating Administration Accounts of Administrators who are no longer employed by or affiliated with your Member School; 
(f)    must ensure that the contact details for your Member School are correct and up to date; and
(g)    must comply with the Terms of Use in addition to these terms.

2.    ADMINISTRATORS
2.1    As an Administrator, you:
(a)    have the power to enable third parties to create isConnect user accounts (User Accounts) and become registered as users of isConnect (Registered Users) by sending an email to each prospective Registered User via isConnect with information on how to create a User Account;
(b)    must effect registration of a prospective Registered User by choosing an Access Level (in accordance with clause 2.3 of these terms);
(c)    must comply with the Terms of Use in addition to these terms.
2.2    You have the power to accept or reject a request from a third party to become a Registered User.
2.3    You must effect registration of a prospective Registered User by choosing one or more of the following levels of access to content (Access Level), at your discretion:
(a)    Principal Access – content available to Principals and members of staff acting in a Principal role at Member Schools;
(b)    Senior Leadership Access – content available to senior leaders at Member Schools;
(c)    Senior Leader/HR Access – Sensitive HR content available to HR Managers and senior leaders at Member Schools;
(d)    Staff Responsible for State Support Services - For staff that require access to State Support Services Funding Documentation; and
(e)    Staff Access – content available to all school staff at Member Schools.
                    
3.    PAYMENT OF FEES
3.1    Registration with isConnect is free of charge for Member Schools.
3.2    Content on isConnect is either available for download, free of charge or for the fee as quoted on isConnect in relation to the relevant material.
3.3    Fees for downloading content will be automatically deducted from the Credit Card Account at the time of download by an Administrator or Registered User.
                    
4.    YOUR OBLIGATIONS AS AN ADMINISTRATOR
4.1    You must respond within a reasonable time to a request from a third party to be a Registered User.
4.2    You are responsible for:
(a)    providing the appropriate access to content to Registered Users in accordance with clause 2.3 of these terms;
(b)    maintaining the confidentiality and security of the username and password for your Administrator’s Account; 
(c)    are responsible for terminating the registration of Registered Users who are no longer employed by or affiliated with your Member School;
(d)    all use or activity that occurs on your Administrator’s Account including unauthorised use or activity.
4.3    You must:
(a)    promptly notify ISV if there is any unauthorised use of the username and password for your Administrator’s Account or any unauthorised access to isConnect; 
(b)    comply with all relevant laws and regulatory requirements in connection with isConnect; and
(c)    notify ISV of any inaccuracy of the information contained in, or content on isConnect as soon as practicable after becoming aware of it.
4.4    You must not:
(a)    use isConnect in any manner that is contrary to, or prohibited by these terms;
(b)    attempt to circumvent the security of isConnect;
(c)    knowingly introduce any malicious or disabling code, virus or similar into isConnect; or
(d)    attempt to modify, reverse engineer, or reverse-assemble any part of isConnect. 
                    
5.    PRIVACY
5.1    You consent to the collection, use and disclosure of your personal information in accordance with ISV’s privacy policy available at http://www.is.vic.edu.au/who-we-are/privacy-policy/.
5.2    To the extent that you have provided information which may personally identify another individual, you warrant that you have notified the relevant individual that his/her information has been provided to ISV and will be handled by ISV in accordance with ISV’s privacy policy.
                    
6.    SUSPENSION AND TERMINATION OF ACCESS
6.1    Your access to isConnect as an Administrator may at any time be suspended or restricted to allow for repairs and maintenance.
6.2    ISV may cease operating isConnect and terminate your access to isConnect as an Administrator at any time by providing at least 7 days’ notice to you. 
6.3    You may terminate your registration as an Administrator at any time by contacting the Primary Administrator.
                    
7.    AMENDMENT AND ASSIGNMENT
7.1    ISV may alter these terms from time to time. Your continued use of isConnect following those changes indicates your acceptance of those changes.
7.2    ISV may assign any of its rights or novate any of its rights or obligations under these terms without your prior written consent. 
                    
8.    GOVERNING LAW AND JURISDICTION
These terms are governed by the laws of Victoria, Australia. The parties submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Victoria