Copyright and Terms of Use

Copyright and Terms of Use


Unless otherwise indicated, information contained in this website is copyright by James Cook University. You may download, display, print and reproduce this material in unaltered form only, provided that appropriate acknowledgment is made (retaining this notice), for your personal, non-commercial use. Apart from any use as permitted under the Copyright Act 1968, all other rights are reserved. Requests for further authorisation should be made by completing the Ask Permission web form.

Copyright Infringement Notification

If you believe copyright work that is available on the James Cook University websites or network constitutes copyright infringement or a breach of agreed license or contract, please complete the Copyright Claim web form. This form is designed for you to provide sufficient information for our investigation and response.

The University provides external links from its website as a service to users. In providing an external link the University does not accept responsibility for, or endorsement of, the content or condition of any linked site.

For more specific information about copyright and the Internet consult the information sheets produced by the Australian Copyright Council.

Linking to and from the University's website

You may link to appropriate areas of the site, however, we advise against framing of any parts of the site without our permission. Improper use of framing by other sites may be a breach of copyright.

The University may approve links to other sites from its website, that enhance the teaching, research, and scholarship activities of the University, and that are related to the content of our site. The University reserves the right to refuse any requests to be linked from our site. To request a link fill in the other feedback web form providing your own URL details, a brief description of your organisation, the reasons for the link, and the timeframe or date(s) for the link.

Disclaimer of Liability

James Cook University cannot and does not guarantee that the material made available from its website and servers is either accurate, complete, up-to-date, or fit for any use whatsoever, nor represent or imply that its use will not infringe privately held rights. The material is supplied "as is" without express or implied warranty.

The University accepts no liability or responsibility for any loss or damage suffered as a result of direct or indirect use or application of any material or information made available from its website and servers.

The views and opinions of the many authors expressed in the material do not necessarily represent those of the University.

Reserved Rights

James Cook University reserves the right to alter or remove any material or information from its website and servers without notice.

The University reserves the right to monitor all use of its computer systems and communication networks through authorised systems administrators.