2. Intellectual Property
The AOC has copyright in and a monopoly of design in respect of the Olympic Symbol, registered Olympic designs, prescribed Olympic torches and flames, registered torch and flame designs pursuant to the Olympic Insignia Protection Act 1987 – 2001 (as amended) (“OIPA”). Pursuant to the OIPA the AOC has additional rights in respect of the Olympic motto (“citius, altius fortius”) and the protected Olympic expressions: • Olympic; • Olympics; • Olympic Games; • Olympiad; • Olympiads. The OIPA prohibits the commercial use of these protected Olympic expressions without the prior licence of the AOC, except in defined circumstances. This website also contains representations of trade marks registered and owned by the AOC and third parties.
Further, the copyright in all information, text, material, graphics, software and advertisements on this website is owned by the AOC, and its suppliers and licensors unless expressly stated otherwise. The trade marks, designs and copyright material are protected by Australian and international laws. Visitors must not modify, copy, reproduce, republish, frame, upload to a third party, post, transmit or distribute this material in any way except as expressly provided for on the website or expressly authorised in writing by the AOC.
DISCLAIMER AND LIMIT OF LIABILITY
The Trade Practices Act 1974 (Cth) and equivalent Fair Trading legislation of the States and Territory may confer rights and remedies in relation to the provision by the AOC of services on this website which cannot be excluded, restricted or modified ("non-excludable condition").
Subject to these non-excludable rights, the AOC excludes all other conditions and warranties implied by custom, law or statute. Except as provided by the non-excludable condition: (a) all material published on this website is provided "as is" and without warranties of any kind, either express or implied, (b) the AOC disclaims all warranties of any kind, including but not limited to implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, (c) the AOC does not warrant that: • the functions contained in any material on this website; or • visitor access to the website will be uninterrupted or error-free or that: • any defects in the website or in the material on the website will be corrected; or • the material published on this website; • the functions contained in any material on this website; or • the server which stores and transmits material to visitors; are free of viruses or any other harmful components, (d) the AOC does not warrant or make any representation regarding your access to, or the results of your access to, the website (including any related or linked websites) or any material in terms of correctness, accuracy, timeliness, completeness, reliability or otherwise, and (e) visitors assume the entire cost of any necessary verification, maintenance, repair and/or correction of any relevant material.
The AOC is not liable under any circumstance (including but not limited to any act or omission on the part of the AOC) for any indirect, incidental, special and/or consequential damages or loss of profits whatsoever which result from any use or access of, or any inability to use or access, the website or any material. To the fullest extent permitted by law, the AOC’s liability for breach of any non-excludable condition is limited at the option of the AOC to either the supply of the goods or services (as the case may be) again or the payment of the cost of having goods or services (as the case may be) supplied again.
Introduction The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) respects and upholds the rights of individuals to privacy in relation to personal information. The AOC undertakes, as a policy, not to interfere with an individuals Privacy rights in the way it collects, uses or discloses the personal information of any persons who provide it with such information in the course of carrying out its function as the National Olympic Committee in Australia. This policy, which applies to all personal information collected, held and used by the AOC, demonstrates that commitment to privacy. The AOC will comply with the National Privacy Principles contained in the Privacy Act 1988 (Act). It does not propose being a party to an “approved privacy code.”
Collection The AOC will, at all times, collect personal information in a fair and lawful manner. It will usually collect information directly from its stakeholders in Australia, or from other organisations (such as national sporting bodies) who supply athlete personal data and performance information.
Quality The AOC will take all necessary steps to ensure that any personal data we collect use or disclose is up to date and accurate.
Use The AOC only collects personal information that is necessary for one or more of its activities or functions as the National Olympic Committee in Australia and in providing a range of other services to its customers and stakeholders. Personal information may be used from time to time for marketing purposes however, in all such cases, you will be given the option of not receiving further communications of that nature. Personal information is primarily used for contact purposes and for selection of athletes and officials into Olympic and other Games Teams and other events under the patronage of the International Olympic Committee. Non-provision of information required will effect a person’s eligibility to be selected in such a Team or event. The AOC collects health information on a person only with their express consent and only to assist in determining a person’s fitness to participate in a Team and compete in elite sport competition.
Security The AOC will take reasonable steps to ensure that personal information is secure from any misuse, unauthorised access, modifications or disclosure.
Exemptions Employee records are not generally subject to the Privacy Act and therefore this policy may not apply to the handling of information about employees by the AOC. For information about our practices relating to employee information, please contact our HR department directly. There are no other exemptions from this Act which apply to, and no laws which require the AOC to collect personal information.
Contact If you have any queries in relation to this policy or its administration or if you would like more details of what sort of personal information the AOC holds, for what purpose and how it collects, holds, uses and discloses that information or if you have a complaint about a breach of privacy then you should contact the AOC on (02) 8436 2100 or on email at firstname.lastname@example.org.