Category: About AIMS
Accuracy of material
While we attempt to ensure the accuracy of the material on our website we offer no warranties or representations as to the information's accuracy or currency.
Discussion boards, forums and comments
From time to time we may open discussions boards or forums or allow you to comment upon material on our site. We disclaim all liability, express or implied, arising in connection with messages posted on discussion boards or forums or comments submitted to this site. We also reserve the right to remove any messages or comments for any reason whatsoever.
The Australian Institute of Mine Surveyors Limited is not responsible to you or anyone else for any loss suffered in connection with the use of our website or any of the material on the site.
We exclude, to the maximum extent permitted by law, any liability which may arise as a result of the use of this website or the material on it.
Unless we indicate otherwise, The Australian Institute of Mine Surveyors Limited owns or licences the copyright to all material on our website including images and graphics.
You are welcome to view or print the material on our site for personal use, provided that any copyright notice is not removed.
You may not otherwise reproduce the material on our site without our express permission. This means that you may not:
reproduce, adapt, store, communicate or distribute, sell, display, print, publish or create derivative works from any of the material on our website;
cause any material on our website to be displayed on another website or embedded within a frame of another website.
Links to and from our website
The Australian Institute of Mine Surveyors website provides links to third party sites. The use of your information by these third party sites is not within the control of the Australian Institute of Mine Surveyors Limited and we cannot accept responsibility for the conduct of these companies.
We may also provide links on our website to other third party sites. We do not necessarily endorse or approve any of the material on these third party sites. We are not liable for the content on these third party sites and do not provide any warranty or representation as to the accuracy or quality of material on these sites.
Our website may be linked to from other sites over which we have no control. Linking to the Australian Institute of Mine Surveyors website is permitted provided that the links are clearly acknowledged and content is not altered in any way.
Spam or unsolicited electronic communications
We publish electronic addresses on our site for the purpose of facilitating business communication only. The publication of addresses is not to be inferred as consent to receive any unsolicited electronic communication.
All trademarks reproduced on this site are owned by their respective owners and may be subject to certain rights both in Australia and overseas including, but not limited to, trademarks owned by the Australian Institute of Mine Surveyors Limited.
Changes to Terms and Conditions
These are the current terms and conditions of use. They replace any other terms for use for the Australian Institute of Mine Surveyors Limited published on the Australian Institute of Mine Surveyors website to date. The Australian Institute of Mine Surveyors Limited may at any time vary the Terms and Conditions by publishing varied Terms and Conditions on the Australian Institute of Mine Surveyors website. You accept that by doing this, the Australian Institute of Mine Surveyors Limited has provided you with sufficient notice of the variation.
The Australian Institute of Mine Surveyors Limited recognises the importance of protecting an individual's privacy.
Our procedure for dealing with any personal information that you disclose to us while visiting our website is explained in this statement.
The information we collect
When you visit our website, a record of your visit is made which records the following information:
- your server address;
- your top level domain name;
- the date and time of your visit;
- the web pages you accessed;
- the documents you downloaded; and
- the type of browser you are using.
If you use the forms to send an email to someone at the Australian Institute of Mine Surveyors through our website, a record will also be made of your email address.
How we use the information collected
The Australian Institute of Mine Surveyors Limited may use the information collected:
- for the compilation of statistical data;
- for website development/improvement;
- to respond to any email inquiries;
- to notify you of any upcoming marketing, training, or other events;
- to provide you with legal and other publications;
- for quality control;
- for systems administration; and
- for legal compliance purposes.
Your email address will not be added to a mailing list without your consent being sought or your request to do so.
Collecting information on Australian Institute of Mine Surveyors members
As part of membership with Australian Institute of Mine Surveyors, we collect personal information about you in order for you to take full advantage of the Australian Institute of Mine Surveyors’ services. To do this it may be necessary for you to provide additional information to the Australian Institute of Mine Surveyors as detailed below.
Membership is completely optional. However, membership with the Australian Institute of Mine Surveyors allows you to take advantage of more tools, resources and services. Registration includes submitting your name, email address, address, company, and telephone numbers. You may access this information at any time by contacting the Secretary.
Email communications from the Australian Institute of Mine Surveyors
The Australian Institute of Mine Surveyors also provides selected information on industry news, events, documents and website changes in our email newsletter. This free service is sent to registered users and provides the option of opting out of receiving these by changing your preferences in ‘Manage My Account’. The Australian Institute of Mine Surveyors may also make you aware of additional products and services offered by third party advertisers.
Disclosure of the information
Unless the Australian Institute of Mine Surveyors Limited is required to do so by law, we will not sell or pass on any personal information that you have provided to us, unless we have your consent to do so.
The Australian Institute of Mine Surveyors website uses Session Cookies only during a search query of the website.
Upon closing your browser, the Session Cookie is destroyed and no personal information is maintained which might identify you, if you were to visit our website at a later date.
Access to Your Information
Unless you become a member of the Australian Institute of Mine Surveyors, The Australian Institute of Mine Surveyors Limited does not collect information that identifies you personally. If however, you become a member of the Australian Institute of Mine Surveyors, you are able to view, change and update your member profile at any time by contacting the Secretary.
The Australian Institute of Mine Surveyors welcomes ideas and feedback about all aspects of the site. The Australian Institute of Mine Surveyors Limited stores feedback that users send to us. This feedback will be used to administer and refine the service.