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Terms of Use

These Terms of Use govern access to and use of EthicsFinder: www.ethicsfinder.acu.edu.au. By accessing this website you acknowledge and accept these Terms of Use and Australian Catholic University’s Privacy Policy. Australian Catholic University may at any time change these Terms of Use or any other content of this website.

Disclaimer

EthicsFinder contains links to external websites that have been obtained from publicly accessible search engines and databases.  We take reasonable care in linking to websites but have no direct control over the content of the linked sites or the changes that may occur to the content on those sites. Unless expressly stated, the owners of such links and search engines should not be taken to support or endorse EthicsFinder or the Australian Catholic University.  

It is the responsibility of the user to make their own decisions about the accuracy, currency, reliability and correctness of information contained in linked external websites. These links are being provided as a convenience and for informational purposes only; they do not constitute an endorsement or an approval by Australian Catholic University, EthicsFinder’s Advisory Board and network of Editorial Consultants of any of the products, services or opinions of the corporation or organisation or individual.  

Users of links provided by this website are responsible for being aware of which organisation is hosting the website they visit. To the extent permitted by law, Australian Catholic University, EthicsFinder’s Advisory Board and Editorial Consultants are not responsible for any loss or damage which users may suffer arising from use of EthicsFinder. Users should take their own precautions to ensure they are not exposed to the risk of viruses, malicious computer code or other forms of interference which may damage their computer systems.

Copyright

In developing EthicsFinder, Australian Catholic University, EthicsFinder’s Advisory Board and network of Editorial Consultants respects the copyright held by the owners of those external websites and search engines.  

Australian Catholic University bears no responsibility for the accuracy, legality or content of the external site or for that of subsequent links. Please feel free to contact the external site for answers to questions regarding its content. Any contact and transactions between users and that external site are purely a matter between users and that external site and not the responsibility of Australian Catholic University, EthicsFinder’s Advisory Board or Editorial Consultants.   

Notice and Take Down

If you discover links in EthicsFinder search results which you believe infringes your rights, or, for example, contravenes privacy law, is defamatory, or in breach of copyright, or for some other reason, you may submit a takedown request. Please submit your request via email to ethicsfinder@acu.edu.au, including the following details: 

  • Your contact details 

  • Title and author associated with the link 

  • Full internet address / link to the relevant material 

  • If the request relates to copyright, evidence that you are the rights holder or their agent 

  • The reason for your request, for example, copyright, privacy, data protection, obscenity or defamation. 

We will acknowledge your request within three working days and make an initial assessment within seven working days. We may decide to temporarily remove access until a final decision is reached. We will make efforts to resolve requests quickly, with the following possible outcomes: 

  • Access to the material is restored unchanged on the EthicsFinder website 

  • Access to the material is restored with changes to the link address

  • Access to the material is removed. 

We will communicate our decision and reasons to you.