Australian Institute of Training and Development

Terms and Conditions

Last updated - 11 Nov 2021

This statement sets out the Australian Institute of Training and Development's (AITD) terms and conditions for the following areas:


 

WEBSITE TERMS AND CONDITIONS

 

When you access the website, AITD may collect, use and disclose your personal information in accordance with the AITD Privacy Statement. You agree that by accessing the website you have read, understood, and agree to be bound by all these terms and conditions. If you do not agree with these terms and conditions, then you cannot use the website and you must discontinue use immediately.

We reserve the right to make changes or modifications to these terms and conditions at any time and for any reason. We will alert you to any changes by updating the “last updated” date of these terms and conditions, and you waive any right to receive specific notice of each change. It is your responsibility to periodically review these terms and conditions to stay informed of updates. You have accepted the changes in any revised terms and conditions by your continued use of the website, after the date the revised terms and conditions are posted.

Intellectual Property Rights

The website is our proprietary property and all source code, databases, functionality, software, website designs, audio, videos, text, photographs and graphics on the website (collectively, 'the content') and the trademarks and logos are owned, controlled or are licensed to AITD. These items are protected by copyright and trademark laws and cannot be used without AITD’s consent. 

Access

You may not access or use the website for any purpose other than that for which we make the website available. The website may not be used in connection with any commercial endeavours except those that are specifically endorsed or approved by AITD. 

Using the Website

By using the website, you represent and warrant that: 

  • all membership, event, course and conference registration information you submit will be true, accurate, current, and complete and you will promptly inform AITD of any changes to the information
  • you have the legal capacity and you agree to comply with these terms and conditions
  • you will not access the website through automated or non-human means, whether through a bot, script or otherwise
  • you will not use the website for any illegal or unauthorised purpose
  • your use of the website will not violate any applicable law or regulation.

If you provide any information that is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete we may deactivate your registration for any event, course or conference and contact you for the correct and current information before reactivation of your registration.

Misuse of the Website

You agree to use this website in accordance with these terms and conditions of use and applicable law. You may be personally liable for any unlawful use of this website.

Content

The website may invite you to chat, contribute to or participate in blogs, message boards, online forums and other options. These contributions may be viewable by other users of the website and through third-party websites. Any contributions you transmit may be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary. When a comment is posted on the AITD blog or any other AITD comment option, the contributor’s name will be displayed. All comments are monitored and will be removed from the blog if they are considered offensive or abusive by AITD and your access to the blog/comment option will be removed.

By submitting content to this website, you grant AITD a perpetual, worldwide, royalty-free licence to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish and display the content without any compensation, restriction of use or liability. You warrant the content is yours and does not infringe the rights or privacy of a third party.  

This licence will apply to any form, media, or technology now known or hereafter developed and includes our use of your name, company name and franchise name, as applicable, and any of the trademarks, service marks, trade names, logos, and personal and commercial images you provide. 

We do not assert any ownership over your content. You retain full ownership of all your content and any intellectual property rights or other proprietary rights associated with your content. We are not liable for any statements or representations in your content provided by you in any area on the website. You are solely responsible for your content on the website and you expressly agree to exonerate us from any responsibility and to refrain from any legal action against us regarding your content.  

We have the right, in our sole and absolute discretion to:

  • edit, redact, or otherwise change any content
  • re-categorise any content to place it in a more appropriate location on the website
  • pre-screen or delete any content at any time and for any reason, without notice. We have no obligation to monitor your content. 

Corrections

There may be information on the website that contains typographical errors, inaccuracies or omissions that may relate to the website, including descriptions, pricing, availability and various other information. We reserve the right to correct any errors, inaccuracies or omissions and to change or update the information on the website at any time, without prior notice.

Please contact us should you require further information regarding the use of the website or you wish to lodge a complaint about the website.


 

MEMBERSHIP TERMS AND CONDITIONS

 

We invite you to register a membership through the AITD website.

Use of Website and Member Zones

By becoming a member, you agree to keep your password confidential and will be responsible for all use of your account and password. We reserve the right to remove, reclaim or change a username you select if we determine that such username is inappropriate, obscene or otherwise objectionable.  

Transfer of Membership

Individual memberships (professional member, international member, student, associate fellow, fellow) are not transferable to other individuals.

Corporate members may transfer membership between employees providing the replacement employee meets AITD's criteria for membership.

Cancellation

Memberships may be cancelled in writing; however, refunds are NOT provided for unused periods of membership for either individual or corporate members.


 

COURSE | WEBINAR | MENTORING PROGRAM | LOCAL EVENT TERMS AND CONDITIONS

 

The following terms and conditions apply when registering for an AITD course, webinar, mentoring program or local event. Note that separate terms and conditions apply to conference registration.

Payment of Fees

All courses, webinars, mentoring programs and local events must be paid for in advance, either at the time of booking or within 7 days of an invoice being issued. Attendees will receive confirmation of their registration within five (5) working days of making payment.

Any pre-release, early-bird or discounted registration fees must be paid by the expiry date of the offer otherwise standard pricing will apply.

AITD will take active steps to collect any outstanding fees, including the engagement of a collection agency.

Cancellation of Attendance

AITD requires ten (10) working days’ prior notice, in writing, for any cancellation by an attendee to a course, webinar, mentoring program or local event to obtain a refund.

CANCELLATIONS MADE WITH 10+ WORKING DAYS' NOTICE
If a cancellation is made ten (10) working days or more prior to a course, webinar, mentoring program or local event, the attendee may request either:

  • a refund of the registration fee, minus a twenty percent (20%) cancellation administration fee OR
  • a credit note for the full amount to be used within 12 months.

If the invoice for the course, webinar, mentoring program or local event is unpaid, the twenty percent (20%) cancellation fee will be payable to AITD.

CANCELLATIONS MADE WITH LESS THAN 10 WORKING DAYS' NOTICE
Cancellations made less than ten (10) working days prior to a course, webinar, mentoring program or local event, including non-attendance on the day by the attendee, will not be refunded.

Any unpaid invoices issued for the course, webinar, mentoring program or local event will be considered outstanding for payment.  

Transfer of Registration

Registration may be transferred to a substitute attendee providing full payment has been received by AITD. No additional fees are payable except the price difference between a member and non-member registration, if applicable.

Events Changes and Cancellations

AITD reserves the right to vary the program, timings, presenters, facilitators and speakers where necessary and retains the right to cancel a course, webinar, mentoring program or local event at any time. In the event that a course, webinar, mentoring program or local event is cancelled, AITD will offer a full refund, credit note or transfer the registration to a future event. 

AITD is not liable for any travel, accommodation or other costs that you may have incurred in relation to any cancelled events, courses and conferences.

Membership Requirement for Mentoring Program

To be accepted into AITD's mentoring program, you must possess a current annual AITD membership. Additionally, your membership must be renewed if it is due to expire during the term of the program. 

If your membership expires during the program and is not renewed, your mentoring subscription may be disrupted or put on hold until the renewal is complete. 

COVID-19 Policy

The health and safety of our attendees and staff is our priority and all AITD events comply with state and federal COVID-19 measures, as well as any venue policies - including vaccination requirements, if applicable.

If you have tested positive for COVID-19, have been in recent contact with a confirmed case or are experiencing any symptoms, we ask that you do not attend and contact the event organiser at your earliest convenience.

Where government regulations restrict or prohibit a planned face-to-face event, AITD reserves the right to either postpone the event or to deliver the event virtually. If the event is postponed and you cannot make the new dates or you do not wish to attend virtually, you may transfer your registration to a substitute attendee or receive a credit note for the full amount to be used within 12 months.

Attendee Details

Attendees and sponsors may be given a list of all registered attendees identifying your name and basic contact details only. Receipt of your registration form will confirm consent for your details to be added to the delegate list. Should you wish to opt out, please contact AITD to request the removal of your details from the delegate list.


 

CONFERENCE TERMS AND CONDITIONS

 

The following terms and conditions apply when registering for the AITD conference.

Payment of Fees

Conference registration must be paid for prior to the event, either at the time of booking or within 7 days of an invoice being issued. 

Conference places are limited and are not secured until payment has been received. Attendees will receive confirmation of their registration within five (5) working days of making payment.

Any pre-release, early-bird or discounted registration fees must be paid by the expiry date of the offer otherwise standard pricing will apply.

AITD will take active steps to collect any outstanding fees, including the engagement of a collection agency.

Cancellation of Attendance

AITD conference registration is subject to a cooling-off period of 7 days.

7 DAYS OR LESS AFTER REGISTRATION
If a cancellation is made seven (7) days or less after registration, the attendee may request either:

  • a refund of the registration fee, minus a twenty percent (20%) cancellation administration fee OR
  • a credit note for the full amount to be used within 12 months.

If the invoice for the conference is unpaid, the twenty percent (20%) cancellation fee will be payable to AITD.

MORE THAN 7 DAYS AFTER REGISTRATION
No refunds will be made for cancellations made more than seven (7) days after registration.

Any unpaid invoices issued for the conference will be considered outstanding for payment.  

Transfer of Registration

Registration may be transferred to a substitute attendee providing full payment has been received by AITD. No additional fees are payable except the price difference between a member and non-member registration, if applicable.

Events Changes and Cancellations

AITD reserves the right to vary the program, timings, presenters, facilitators and speakers where necessary and retains the right to cancel the conference at any time. In the event that the conference is cancelled, AITD will offer a full refund, credit note or transfer the registration to a future event. 

AITD is not liable for any travel, accommodation or other costs that you may have incurred in relation to any cancelled events, courses and conferences.

COVID-19 Policy

The health and safety of our attendees and staff is our priority and all AITD events comply with state and federal COVID-19 measures, as well as any venue policies - including vaccination requirements, if applicable.

If you have tested positive for COVID-19, have been in recent contact with a confirmed case or are experiencing any symptoms, we ask that you do not attend and contact the event organiser at your earliest convenience.

Where government regulations restrict or prohibit a planned face-to-face event, AITD reserves the right to either postpone the event or to deliver the event virtually. If the event is postponed and you cannot make the new dates or you do not wish to attend virtually, you may transfer your registration to a substitute attendee or receive a credit note for the full amount to be used within 12 months.

Attendee Details

Exhibitors and sponsors may be given a list of all registered attendees identifying your name and basic contact details only. Receipt of your registration form will confirm consent for your details to be added to the delegate list. Should you wish to opt out, please contact AITD to request the removal of your details from the delegate list.