This site is owned and operated by Nillumbik Shire Council using software licensed from Social Pinpoint.
Nillumbik Shire Council (Council) provides this site as a method of engaging with the community about a range of issues and projects. Council asks for feedback from the community which at times is displayed in an open forum, visible to other visitors to the site.
Registration & Participation
Visitors to the site are encouraged and in some cases required to register with the site in order to provide feedback and leave comments. The registration process includes the requirement for some personal information including name and email address. Optional fields include age, gender and suburb or township of residence.
If the required fields are not completed, you will not be able to register with this site.
At times additional optional information may be asked for, which could include information such as whether a user of the site has a disability, speaks another language or identifies with a particular community. The information collected for registration is not displayed publicly, but is used to analyse the representation from the local community who use this site.
This information may be used to assist with marketing and promotional endeavours to increase participation in the site.
You can access the personal information that Council holds about you by contacting Council’s Privacy Officer – 9433 3271 or firstname.lastname@example.org
The following Terms and Conditions govern the use of Participate Nillumbik (“the site”). The software platform is owned by us, Social Pinpoint Pty Ltd, and operated by Nillumbik Shire Council.
What are the conditions with a user’s account?
We are not responsible for the content on the site that has been provided by the users of the site. Any content posted by you is subject to the rules of our Moderation Policy. Your contribution to the site may be edited, removed or not published if we consider it inappropriate (refer to Moderation Policy). Contributors should also be aware that their posts may remain online indefinitely. Where practical, you may choose not to identify yourself, deal with us on an anonymous basis or use a pseudonym.
What does Social Pinpoint require from their users?
You must understand and agree that, without limitation:
Can your account be suspended or terminated?
We may terminate or suspend access to your site and/or account immediately, without prior notice, including without limitation if you breach the Terms. We may immediately deactivate or delete your account and all the related files and information in your account. After your account has been terminated, the content you have posted may also remain indefinitely on the site.
If you want to terminate your own account, please send an email to email@example.com.
These Terms shall be governed in accordance with the laws of Victoria, Australia, without regards to its conflict of law provisions.
Social Pinpoint, its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, agents, licensors and other partners are not responsible for any loss, liability, claim, or demand, including legal fees, made by any third party due to or arising from a breach of this agreement and/or any breach of your representations and warranties set forth above.
What content does Social Pinpoint own?
Your Say website contains the copyrighted material, trademarks, patents, trade secrets and other proprietary information (“Intellectual Property”) of Social Pinpoint and its suppliers and licensors. Social Pinpoint owns and retain all proprietary rights in the intellectual property. All intellectual property in the content of this site including without limitation to text, software, source code, pages, documents and online graphics, photographs, sounds, audio, video and other interactive features are owned by or licensed to us.
Any original content that you submit or post on our site may be made available to the public and allows users to share your content (with the end user acknowledging your contribution) under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 Australian License.
Except for Intellectual Property which is in the public domain or for which you have been given written permission, you may not copy, alter, transmit, sell, distribute any of the Intellectual Property.
We are not responsible for your communications or dealings, including payment and delivery of goods or services, with a third party found via our website. Any loss or damage incurred from those communications or dealings are solely between the user and the third party.
Disclaimer and Warranties
Users must agree that you use of the site is at your own risk. We make no warranty that the site will meet your requirements or be uninterrupted or error-free. Any material that the user downloads through the site is done at their own risk and are responsible for any damages to their computer system or loss of data.
What happens if these Terms change?
We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to modify or replace these Terms at any time without notice. The most recent version of the Terms can be seen on this page. By continuing to access or use our site after those revisions become effective, you agree and will comply to the revised terms. If you do not agree to the revised terms, please discontinue using our site.
If you have any questions about these Terms, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
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