Terms of Use

These ‘Terms of Use’ were updated as at 1st May 2014 and comprise the terms on which you use the www.akips.com internet website.

In these Terms of Use:
AKIPS refers to:
AKIPS Pty Ltd, (ABN 31 169 056 204), c/-PO Box 3422 SHAILER PARK 4128 QLD Australia.
Website refers to:
this website, www.akips.com
Forum refers to:
the forum run in conjunction with the Website.
Affiliates refers to:
any direct or indirect parent, subsidiaries, sponsors, or affiliated companies of AKIPS and shall include any authorised trainers or resellers of AKIPS.

1. Your Agreement to these Terms and Your Use of this Website

Your use of this Website, including accessing or browsing the Website, is deemed to be your acceptance of these Terms of Use and the Privacy Policy. Please read both of them carefully. If you do not agree and accept, without limitation or qualification, these Terms of Use, please exit the Website immediately and refrain from using the Website in the future.

You acknowledge that AKIPS may conduct competitions and offers via this Website, and these will be governed by separate terms and conditions, which will apply to those competitions and offers in addition to these Terms of Use.

Your use of the Website is also subject to any other law or regulation that applies to the Website, the internet or the worldwide web. 

The Website and its content are made available for your personal information and communication only, and all content is provided for your non-commercial use. You may not distribute, modify, transmit, reuse, repost, or use the content of the Website for public or commercial purposes, including the text, images, audio and video without the written permission of AKIPS. 



All of the terms and conditions found on this Website, including those within these Terms of Use are governed by the laws of the State of Queensland, Australia. By entering the Website you agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Queensland courts in the event of any dispute. If any of these Terms of Use are held to be invalid, unenforceable or illegal for any reason, the remaining Terms of Use will continue in full force. 



Any personal data (for example, your name, address, telephone number or e-mail address) you transmit to AKIPS by electronic mail or by direct Website entry or otherwise, will be used by AKIPS in accordance with the Privacy Policy. Any other communication or material you transmit to the Website, such as questions, comments, suggestions or the like, will be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary. 

AKIPS reserves the right to release your private information to authorities and your internet service provider if you conduct any illegal activities or otherwise breach these Terms of Use.

AKIPS may at any time revise these Terms of Use by updating this posting. You are bound by any such revisions and should therefore periodically visit this page to review the then current Terms of Use to which you are bound. You will be bound by changes even if you do not re-visit this page to re-read this notice.


2. AKIPS Forum



Users of the forum are bound by these Terms of Use and the Privacy Policy.


3. AKIPS (Competitions and Offers)

If you wish to participate in competitions or offers run in conjunction with the AKIPS Website you must register for the offer. Users of the Website who register for these services will be bound by the Offers Terms and Conditions, in addition to these Terms of Use and the Privacy Policy.


4. Conduct

You agree not to engage in any activity that is disruptive or is detrimental to the operation or functioning of the Website or Forum. Except as otherwise expressly authorised in writing in advance by AKIPS, you agree not to reproduce, modify, rent, lease, loan, sell, distribute, adapt, translate, create derivative works based (whether in whole or in part) on, reverse engineer, decompile or disassemble any services or software, all or any part of the Website, or any materials made available through the Website. Certain software may be governed by an additional end user licence agreement to which you may be required to agree before using such software. 

You are prohibited from posting or transmitting any unlawful, threatening, defamatory, obscene, scandalous, inflammatory or profane material or any material that could constitute or encourage conduct that would be considered a criminal offence, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any law. AKIPS will fully cooperate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requesting or directing AKIPS to disclose the identity of anyone posting any such information or materials and reserves the right to remove any such materials at any time from this Website. 

Please note that visitors to the Website may post messages or make statements that are inaccurate, misleading, deceptive, or offensive. To the fullest extent permitted by law, AKIPS and the affiliated entities neither endorse nor are responsible for any opinion, advice, information or statements made by third parties. Without limitation, AKIPS and the affiliated entities are not responsible for any information or materials made available by third parties including without limitation errors or omissions in postings or links or images embedded in messages or profiles) or results obtained by using any such information or materials.


5. AKIPS’s Liabilities to You

AKIPS assumes no liability or responsibility for any errors or omissions in the content of the Website. 

Your use of and browsing in the website are at your risk. To the fullest extent permitted by law, neither AKIPS nor its Affiliates, nor any of its agencies, nor any other party involved in creating, producing, or delivering the Website, is liable for any direct, incidental, consequential, indirect, or punitive damages or losses arising out of your access to, or use of, the Website. You are advised that there are risks associated with activities related to the world wide web and incurred by using the internet and world wide web, and these risks arising from your use are borne by you.

AKIPS makes no warranty that the Website will meet users’ requirements, that the Website will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error free. Users understand and agree that any information or material and/or goods or services obtained through the Website or related Programs are obtained at the user’s discretion and risk. 

AKIPS also assumes no responsibility, and shall not be liable for, any damage to, or virus that may infect, your computer equipment or other property on account of your access to, use of browsing in the Website, or your downloading of any materials provided that we do not limit in any way our liability by law for death or personal injury caused by our negligence.

Everything on the Website is provided to you “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT provided that we do not limit in any way our liability by law for death or personal injury caused by our negligence, to the extent permitted by law. 



The Website and AKIPS oppose the use of unwanted and unsolicited email which deteriorates the performance and availability of the Website service. All forms of such email which have the effect of promoting such emails are discouraged and will be removed from the Website where detected. AKIPS prohibits the use of another internet service to send or post unsolicited emails to drive visitors to your site through the Website, whether or not the messages were originated by you, or under your direction or by or under the direction of a related or unrelated third party, and may take any necessary action to stop such activity wherever detected.

AKIPS has not reviewed any or all of the sites linked to the Website and is not responsible for the content or the privacy policies of any off-site pages or any other sites linked to the Website. AKIPS does not accept any liability or responsibility for any cookies, data or personal information collected by other linked sites accessed through this site, nor the linked sites.


6. Your liability to AKIPS

You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless AKIPS, its Affiliates, and any other party involved in creating, producing or delivering the Website, and their respective directors, officers, employees, agents, shareholders, licensors and representatives, from and against all claims, losses, costs and expenses (including without limitation attorneys’ fees) arising out of (a) your use of, or activities in connection with, the Website; (b) any violation of these Terms of Use; or (c) any allegation that any user content that you make available or create through the Website, infringes or otherwise violates the copyright, trademark, trade secret, privacy or other intellectual property or other rights of any third party.

7. Ownership of Content and Intellectual Property

All trade marks are protected from commercial use by third parties. You must not use any registered or unregistered trade marks on the Website without either our prior written permission or the prior written permission of the relevant trade mark owner. You should assume that everything you see or read on the Website is copyrighted unless otherwise noted and may not be used except as provided in these Terms of Use or in the text on the Program without the written permission of AKIPS. AKIPS does not warrant or represent that your use of materials displayed on the Website will not infringe rights of third parties. Images of people or places displayed on the Website are either the property of, or used with permission by AKIPS. The use of these images by you, or anyone else authorised by you, is prohibited unless specifically permitted by these Terms of Use or specific permission provided elsewhere on the Website. Any unauthorised use of the images may violate copyright laws, trademark laws, the laws of privacy and publicity, and communications regulations and statutes. You are also advised that AKIPS or its Affiliates, in their sole discretion, may choose to aggressively enforce its or its Affiliates’ intellectual property rights to the fullest extent of the law, including the seeking of criminal prosecution or to refer violators to the appropriate authorities in the relevant jurisdiction.


8. Breach of these Terms of Use

AKIPS may, in its sole discretion, may prevent you from accessing the Website or remove and discard any content within the Program if, for any reason, including without limitation, if AKIPS believes that you have violated or acted inconsistently with the letter or spirit of these Terms of Use. AKIPS reserves the right to contact any authority or other relevant party and disclose any personal information and information, or take legal action, regarding your conduct at the Program at its sole discretion.