APATA – The Australian Performing Arts Teachers Association

[terms & conditions]

[Terms & Conditions]

Terms of Use

Access to and use of the website www.apata.com.au and its associated email newsletter, is provided by APATA (The Australian Performing Arts Teachers Association Pty Ltd) called in this document ‘the Publisher’, in the following terms. Please read the whole of this page carefully. If you do not agree to these terms, you should not obtain information, service, membership or products from this site. The Publisher reserves the right to review and modify any of the ‘Terms and Conditions’ at any time. The Publisher welcomes your comments and feedback.

General Disclaimer

APATA (The Australian Performing Arts Teachers Association Pty Ltd) provides www.apata.com.au as a service to the Australian and New Zealand public and its members. The information contained in this website is for general information purposes only. While we endeavour to keep the information up to date and correct, we make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the website or its information, products, services or related graphics contained on the website for any purpose. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk.

APATA (The Australian Performing Arts Teachers Association Pty Ltd) is not responsible for, and expressly disclaims all liability for, loss or damage including without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from loss of data or profits arising out of, or in connection with, the use of this website.

Although this website may include links providing access to other internet resources, including other websites, APATA (The Australian Performing Arts Teachers Association Pty Ltd) is not responsible for the accuracy or content of information contained in these sites. APATA (The Australian Performing Arts Teachers Association Pty Ltd) has no control over the nature, content and availability of those sites. The inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorse the views expressed within them. The appearance on this website of advertisements and product or service information does not constitute an endorsement by APATA (The Performing Arts Teachers Association Pty Ltd) and has not investigated the claims made by any advertiser. Product information is based solely on information received from suppliers.

Every effort is made to keep the website up and running smoothly. However, APATA (The Performing Arts Teachers Association Pty Ltd) takes no responsibility for, and will not be liable for, the website being temporarily unavailable due to technical issues beyond our control.

If you wish to speak to a representative of APATA (The Australian Performing Arts Teachers Association Pty Ltd) about the content of this website, please call 1300 582 580 or email hello@apata.com.au


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You indemnify The Publisher, their affiliates, employees, agents, contributors, third party content providers and licensors from and against all actions, suits, claims, demands, liabilities, costs, expenses, loss and damage (including legal fees on a full indemnity basis) incurred or suffered by you or by us as a direct or indirect consequence of you accessing, using or transacting on this site or your attempts to do so and any breach by you or your agents of these terms.

Copyright and Intellectual Property

The material on this website is protected by copyright under the Australian Copyright Act 1968 (the Act) and, through international treaties, in other countries. Copyright in articles and images appearing on www.apata.com.au remains with each third-party contributor. Otherwise all rights (including copyright) in the content and compilation of these web pages are owned or controlled for these purposes, and are reserved, by The Publisher.

Membership & Cancellations

  1. Application for Membership

1.1. Our current Membership descriptions, entitlements and pricing will always be stated on our website located at https://apata.com.au

1.2. All applications for Membership must be made by filling out the form on our website. This will create a Membership account for you.

1.3. All information you provide during the application process must be accurate and complete, and it is your responsibility to keep your details up to date.

1.4. We will only process completed applications and reserve the right to reject an application for any reason.

1.5. It is your sole responsibility to maintain the confidentiality of any password you create for accessing your account.

1.6. We will send you a confirmation email on payment of the applicable Membership Fee. Your Membership is deemed accepted on the day you receive the email.

  1. Membership Fee

2.1. The Membership Fee is paid by a single upfront annual payment via credit card on our website.  

2.3. We may increase the Membership Fee from time to time. If we do so, we will give you at least 14 day’s notice of the intended increase by email and by notice on our website.

2.4. Minimum commitment is 12 months from initial joining date. Your Membership Fees are non-refundable if you wish to cancel your membership early.

2.5. As a Member you have access to a range of member benefits which may change from time to time.

  1. Auto Renewal

3.1. Your Membership will be automatically renewed each year, on the anniversary of the date you joined APATA (Anniversary), unless you wish to terminate your membership subscription which you are able to select through your account or selected payment portal.

3.2. The Membership Fee for the forthcoming year will be charged to the same credit card you used on joining unless you specify otherwise.

3.3. You may opt out of auto-renewal in the payment section of your Member Dashboard at anytime.

3.4. If you wish to terminate your Membership and auto renewal has activated, you have 14 days to notify us in writing post the Anniversary date. If we do not receive notification from you, your Membership shall be finalised and the applicable Membership Fee payable for the next 12-months. If you wish to advise in writing to APATA to cancel your subscription and for unforeseen issues unable to access your APATA Account, notification must be received 14 days prior to the Anniversary date. Notifications should be sent to hello@apata.com.au

  1. Refunds

4.1. The Membership Fee is not refundable.

4.2. APATA may offer a refund in special circumstances on a case-by-case basis. If you feel that you deserve a refund, you must contact us in writing outlining the circumstances to hello@apata.com.au. We will then review your correspondence and advise our decision in writing.

Trade Mark

APATA (The Australian Performing Arts Teachers Association Pty Ltd) trademark or logo (whether registered or otherwise) may not be used without prior, specific, written permission of The Publisher. The APATA (The Australian Performing Arts Teachers Association Pty Ltd) website and emails may contain links to websites not owned or operated by APATA (The Australian Performing Arts Teachers Association Pty Ltd). We do not accept liability for the availability or content of these sites.

Advertisements for Competitions and Promotions

If an Advertisement is for a competition/promotion being run by the Advertiser (or its client), the Advertiser must ensure that the identity of the promoter is set out in the Advertisement, that all required permits have been obtained and all applicable regulations/advertising requirements have been complied with.

General Provisions

These ‘Terms and Conditions’ are governed by the laws of Australia. If any part of these ‘Terms and Conditions’ is found to be invalid or unenforceable, it shall be served without affecting the remainder.

Reviewed January 2024.

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