This Agreement was last modified on 28 February 2014.
The ASA is a non-profit organisation that protects and advances the interests of investors. In furthering its aims the ASA offers general information through its website and publications. The ASA does not have an Australian Financial Services Licence (AFSL) under Part 7 of the Corporations Act 2001.
All of the content contained on this website is edited, checked, and verified for accuracy as much as it is possible to do so. However, we cannot guarantee either its accuracy or the safety of any external links it might contain. The website, its owners, affiliates, and contributing authors can therefore not be held responsible for any problems or damage that occurs as a result of making use of material contained on our site.
The ASA, its officers, agents, representatives and employees do not hold an AFSL and do not purport to give advice or operate in any way in contravention of the relevant financial services acts. The ASA, its officers, agents, representatives and employees exclude liability whatsoever in negligence or otherwise, for any loss or damage relating to this website or its publications to the full extent permitted by law.
The pages of this website have been prepared as information or education only without consideration of any user's specific investment objectives, personal financial situation or needs. Because of this, no reader should rely upon the information and/or recommendations contained in this site. Users should, before acting on any information contained herein, consider the appropriateness of the information, having regard to their objectives, financial situation and needs.
The ASA believes that the information contained via this website is based on information from sources that are considered reliable, and is accurate when issued. However, the ASA does not warrant its accuracy and this website may include inaccuracies or typographical errors. Changes are periodically made to the information on and available via the website. All views and information expressed by the ASA, its officers, agents, representatives and employees are for the purposes of information and education only.
Use of the site
Our website hosts a member-only Q&A forum, which is equipped with commenting facilities. While we invite members to share their opinions and questions in this way, they must not be used to distribute spam messages, post commercial advertisements, or spread links to malicious or dangerous websites. We do retain the right to moderate any comment or written content submitted to the ASA website and to remove any content we deem to have violated our policies.
We reserve the right at all times to disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request, or to edit, refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, at our sole discretion.
We do not claim ownership of the materials you (including feedback and suggestions) post on any of part of our website. However, by posting any information or material you are granting the Australian Shareholders Association permission to use your information or material in connection with the operation of our business including, without limitation, the rights to: copy, distribute, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, reproduce, edit, translate and reformat your information or material; and to publish your name in connection with your information or material. No compensation will be paid to you with respect to that use of your material or information.
The ASA reserves the right to terminate your access to the site and the related services, at any time and without any advance notice.
Links to Other Websites
All credit card, charge card and debit bank account information is processed by SecurePay. It is done so within the SecurePay Data Base Vault, protected behind two forms of encryption methodologies and independently audited under PCI DSS. The ASA does not store any member credit card information. For more information go to SecurePay.
This agreement is governed by the laws of the state of New South Wales, Australia and you consent to the non-exclusive jurisdiction and venue of courts in New South Wales, Australia in any and all disputes arising out of or relating to the use of this website.
Changes to This Agreement
Therefore, we ask that you check and review this Agreement for such changes on an occasional basis. Should you not agree to any provision of this Agreement or any changes we make to this Agreement, we ask and advise that you do not use or continue to access the ASA website immediately.
Any rights not expressly granted in these terms are reserved.
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