This website is operated by Melbourne International Festival of the Arts Limited (ACN 058 535 863), organiser of the Melbourne Festival.  

A reference in these Terms of Use to ‘we’, ‘us’ or ‘our’ is a reference to Melbourne International Festival of the Arts Limited.

This page sets out the terms of use of this website.  By accessing or using this website, you accept all of its terms (including these Terms of Use and our Privacy Policy.

If you do not agree with these Terms of Use you must immediately cease using this website.

We may amend these Terms of Use at any time and for any reason. Your continued access to and use of this website constitutes your acceptance of any amendments to these Terms of Use.

All of the terms below are subject to (and will be over-ridden by, to the extent of any inconsistency) the terms of any statute that cannot be excluded. Nothing in the terms below restricts, excludes or modifies or purports to restrict, exclude or modify any statutory consumer rights under any applicable law including the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth).

The content on this website (including without limitation the text, graphics, logos, icons, images, video and audio clips, designs, interfaces, and the layout of the website) is owned or licensed by us and is protected by copyright laws in Australia and overseas.  You may only use the content for your own personal purposes, and may not otherwise use, copy, reproduce, modify, publish or transmit the content without our prior written consent.

We reserve the right to review, edit, move or delete any content or material displayed on or through this website at any time without notice and without liability.

Some features of thiswebsite may allow you to upload content to the website.  You warrant that you are the owner or authorised user of the materials you upload and you must not upload or otherwise transmit or distribute material which breaches any law, which infringes any third party rights, which is defamatory, discriminatory, obscene, offensive, misleading, deceptive, inflammatory, threatening, abusive or invasive of another person’s privacy.

This website includes trade marks which are protected by law.  For example, MELBOURNE FESTIVAL and the MELBOURNE FESTIVAL logo are our trade marks.  You may not use any trade marks in Australia or internationally without the trade mark owner’s prior written consent, except to legitimately identify products or services.

This website contains information about events presented or promoted by us and how you can purchase tickets to such events. Tickets purchased from us are subject to our Terms of Sale. Tickets to events presented or promoted by us may be subject to additional or different terms and conditions if you purchase them through a third party.

While we use reasonable endeavours to ensure that event information is accurate and up-to-date, we accept no responsibility for errors in such information and make no representations or warranties as to the availability of any events offered or advertised on this website.

This website may contain information about events, products and services offered by third parties.  This information is provided to us by third parties. You are responsible for assessing the accuracy, completeness and currency of the information provided (including availability and pricing information) and its suitability for your particular situation.

Any issues or complaints you have regarding a third party event, product or service advertised on this website should be raised directly with the third party providing the particular event, product or service.  To the extent permitted by law, we are not liable to you or any third party for any decision made or any act or omission taken in reliance on third party information contained on or omitted from this website.

In order to access certainfeatures of this website you will need to register an account and log in using your user name and password.

You must maintain the confidentiality of your password and you are responsible for all activities that are conducted through your account whether or not you have authorised such use.

Your account and your right to use thiswebsite are personal to you and you must not authorise others to use your account.  You must contact us immediately if you believe someone has gained unauthorised access to your account.

You are solely responsible for providing (at your cost) all equipment, software and Internet access necessary to use thiswebsite.

This site may contain links to other web sites and may on occasion display content or information from other web sites within frames on this website.  We are not responsible or liable for that content or information, and do not warrant the accuracy, currency or suitability for any purpose of that information.

You may link to our website provided you do so in a way that accurately indicates that the link is to a Melbourne Festival page and is not misleading.

You agree to use this website only in accordance with theseTerms of Use and applicable laws.

Your failure to comply with these Terms of Use may result in the suspension or termination of your right to access parts or all of this website, without notice.

If you think any content on this website is inappropriate or unlawful or infringes your rights, please let us know.

The transmission of information over the Internet is not completely secure or error free. In particular, emails to or from us and information submitted to or accessed via this website may not be secure and you should use discretion in deciding what information you send to us via these means.

Information and emails sent to or from us or this website may undergo email filtering and virus scanning, including by third party contractors. We do not warrant that such filters and scans will be effective in removing viruses or other potentially harmful code.

We have the right to terminate or suspend the operation of all or part of thiswebsite for any reason without notice and without liability.  We may, for example, suspend thiswebsite to conduct maintenance or implement updates.

We may use cookies to identify your computer on our server and so we can track your use of this website. In some instances cookies may collect and store personal information about you.  Such personal information will only be used by us in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

To the maximum extent permitted by law, we will not be liable to any person or entity for any direct, indirect, consequential or other loss or damage (however caused, including due to negligence) which may arise out of, or in connection with, the use of this website, or as a consequence of any content or information obtained from or through this website or linked to from this website.

While we use reasonable endeavours to ensure that the information we include on this website is accurate and up-to-date, we do not provide any warranty as to the accuracy, currency or completeness of the information provided and we accept no responsibility for errors in the content at any time.  Your use of thiswebsite is at your own risk and the website content is provided to you "as is".

If any law provides a consumer guarantee or implies a condition or warranty into these Terms of Use which cannot lawfully be excluded then, to the maximum extent permitted by law, our liability for any breach of such guarantee or implied term will be limited to the supply of the relevant service again or the payment of the cost of having that service re-supplied.

Any personal information collected by us through your use of this website will be dealt with in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

If we do not take action in relation to a particular breach of these Terms of Use, this will not be treated as a waiver by us of any right or remedy in respect of any existing or future breach of these terms.

If any provision of these Terms of Use is found to be invalid or unenforceable, the provision will be deemed severed from these Terms of Use and the remainder of the terms will continue in full force and effect.

These Terms of Use will be governed and construed in accordance with the law in force in Victoria, Australia and you irrevocably submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts having jurisdiction there.

Although Australian websites may be accessed outside of Australia, we make no representation that the content of this website complies with the laws of any other country. If you access this website from outside Australia, you are solely responsible for ensuring compliance with your local laws.

Last updated July 2014.