Terms of Use

Accredited Tutor ABN 74361821752 (“Accredited Tutor”) Websites, under its various domain names including its Corporate Website under the domain name “AccreditedTutor.org” (collectively “Website”) reside on servers internationally and in Australia. The Website is offered to you conditional upon your acceptance of these Terms of Use and the associated Privacy Policy. Your use of and access to the Website constitutes your acceptance.

We may change the Terms of Use at our discretion and without notice. A version of the current Terms of Use will be available on the Website as they are changed. By continuing to use our Website you accept the Terms of Use as they apply from time to time.

The law applicable to use of the Website and to disputes arising out of the Website is the law of the State of Victoria in Australia. If you access the Website from outside Australia you are also responsible for ensuring compliance with all applicable laws in the place where you are located.


1. Anti-spam notice

Publication of electronic addresses on Accredited Tutor’s Website is for the purpose of professional communication only and must not be used to infer consent by Accredited Tutor or the relevant addressees, to the receipt of unsolicited commercial electronic messages.


2. Content on this Website

Material or information (“Content”) on the Website is not advice and is subject to periodic changes and may include technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. Accredited Tutor does not warrant the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of the content in the Website. You should make your own enquiries before entering any transaction on the basis of the content on the Website.

Accredited Tutor makes no representations or guarantees as to the quality or expertise of tutors that are listed on the Accredited Tutor website.


3. Rules of Accreditation

Users of the Website that apply to become Accredited Tutors are required to accept and agree to the Rules of Accreditation, in addition to the Terms of Use provided herein. The Rules of Accreditation can be read on the Website.


4. External links and advertisements

The Website contains links to websites maintained by other organisations over which Accredited Tutor has no control. Accredited Tutor does not necessarily sponsor, endorse, or approve any material or advertising on external sites or the operations of external sites. You access those external sites and use their information, products and services solely at your own risk.

Accredited Tutor makes no warranties or representations regarding the quality, accuracy, merchantability or fitness for purpose of any material or advertising on external sites to which the Website is linked, nor is Accredited Tutor responsible for the availability of these external links. You should refer to the relevant external site or advertiser for information on its products or services.


4. Limitation of Liability

Accredited Tutor (i) makes no warranties or representations about the Website or any of the Content; (ii) accepts no responsibility for any loss suffered by you or anyone else in connection with the use of the Website or any of the Content; (iii) does not guarantee that the Website will not cause damage or is free from viruses or any other defects or errors. Under no circumstances will Accredited Tutor be liable for any incidental, special or consequential damages, including damages for loss of business or other profits arising in relation to the Content. This includes, but is not limited to, the transmission of any computer virus or any other defects or errors.

Accredited Tutor shall not be held responsible or liable for any direct or indirect loss or damages caused or alleged to have been caused by your use, of, or reliance on, any content, goods or services available on external sites. Any concerns regarding an external link, should be directed to its responsible site administrator or webmaster.

Accredited Tutor excludes, to the maximum extent permitted by law, any liability which may arise as a result of the use of the Website or the Content on it. Where any law implies a warranty or guarantee which may not be lawfully excluded, then to the maximum extent permitted by law, Accredited Tutor’s liability for breach of the warranty or guarantee will at its option be limited to the supply of the services again or the payment of the cost of having them supplied again.


5. Copyright in material on this site and restriction of use

Save and except for any third party copyright included on the Website under a licence or agreement, all the Content of the Website and downloads from it, is owned by Accredited Tutor Ltd (ABN 64 008 392 452). All rights are reserved.

Other than for the purposes of and subject to the conditions prescribed under the Copyright Act 1968 (Cth) (or any other applicable legislation throughout the world), or as otherwise provided for in this copyright notice, no part of any Content may in any form or by any means (including electronic, mechanical, microcopying, photocopying or recording) be reproduced, adapted, stored in a retrieval system, transmitted or reproduced on any other Internet website without the prior written permission of the copyright owner.

For further information about copyright in Accredited Tutor content contact the website administrator. Accredited Tutor grants you permission to do the following with the content unless otherwise indicated:
• store a reproduction of the content on your local computer for the sole purpose of viewing it
• print hard copies of the content for personal use only

Without limiting the foregoing, you must not reproduce, frame, transmit (including broadcast), adapt, link to, or otherwise use any of the content on the Website including audio and video excerpts without the prior written approval of Accredited Tutor.


6. Copyright in other material

Accredited Tutor makes no warranties or representations that third party material on the Website or material on other websites to which the Website is linked, does not infringe the intellectual property rights of any person anywhere in the world.

Accredited Tutor is not, and must not be taken to be, authorising infringement of any intellectual property rights contained in material on other sites by linking the Website to such material on other sites.


8. Indemnification

You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Accredited Tutor, its officers and employees, from any loss, liability, claim, demand, damage or expenses (including reasonable solicitor’s fees) asserted by any third party due to or arising from or in connection with your use of Content, or your conduct on the Website, or messages posted or transmitted by you on or through the Website. Accredited Tutor reserves the right, at its own expense, to assume the exclusive defence and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, which shall not excuse your indemnification obligations.


9. Invalid terms and conditions

In the event that any or any part of the terms contained in these Terms of Use are determined by a court to be invalid, unlawful or unenforceable, then such term/s shall be severed from the remaining terms.


10. Variation of terms of use

Accredited Tutor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to change, modify, add or delete portions of these Terms of Use at any time and you should therefore periodically review this page.


11. Website unavailability

Accredited Tutor does not accept responsibility in the event that the website is unavailable to you due to any computer downtime, malfunction or such other event outside the control of Accredited Tutor.


12. Public communication

You agree not to do any of the following:
• Post, distribute, or otherwise make available or transmit any data, text, or message, that Accredited Tutor deems to be: (i) defamatory, abusive, harassing, insulting, threatening, or that could be deemed to be stalking; (ii) bigoted, hateful, or racially offensive; (iii) vulgar, obscene, or sexually explicit (language or images); or that (iv) encourages or advocates illegal activity or the discussion of illegal activities with the intent to commit them; or that (v) infringes and / or violates any domestic or international law, rule, or regulation or make statements that do not generally pertain to the designated topic or theme of any component of the website.
• Impersonate any person or entity or misrepresent your identity or affiliation with any person or entity.
• Engage in antisocial, disruptive, or destructive acts, including “flaming”, “spamming”, “flooding”, “trolling”, and “griefing” as those terms are commonly understood and used on the Internet.

Accredited Tutor reserves the right to:
(i) remove any material, and if we deem appropriate, to turn over to law enforcement officials, any material, including message, e-mail, or posting, that is in violation of these terms (ii) remove messages, emails, or postings that do not pertain to the designated topic or theme of the Forum (iii) comply with any order or otherwise cooperate with law enforcement officials regarding the identification of any user alleged to be using the Website in violation of the law (iv) either via staff posting or otherwise, initiate any discussion based on feedback from members (v) otherwise remove or edit content from any Forum at any time and for any reason although it has no duty to do so.


13. Password requirement

Accredited Tutor members may obtain a password by logging into the Accredited Tutor Website and registering for a password. In certain circumstances non-members may be able to obtain a password. For further information, please contact us. Accredited Tutor may refuse to issue a password, in its sole discretion, until such time as it has satisfied itself about the identity of the user and the ability of the user to perform its obligations under these Terms of Use.


14. Password security

You must keep your password confidential at all times. You must not: (i) allow anyone to watch you enter your password when accessing the website; (ii) record your password in any manner that would indicate to anyone that it is the user’s password. You must inform us as soon as possible if you become aware of misuse of your password or loss or theft of a record of the password, or if you suspect that the password has become known to anyone. If you delay unreasonably in notifying us, you will be liable for your losses.


18. Payment Types

The following credit cards are accepted:
• Visa
• Mastercard

Online transactions: Fill in your details and Accredited Tutor will charge the transaction to your account.


19. Prices

Prices are correct at the time they appear on the Website. However, Accredited Tutor reserves the right to change prices at any time. Unless otherwise specified, GST is included in published prices.  All prices are quoted in Australian Dollars (AUD).


20. Refunds and Returns

In relation to the purchase of a tutor accreditation product, Accredited Tutor does not offer a return or refund.  Tutors applying for accreditation must ensure they meet the minimum requirements for accreditation specified, and are required to agree to the rules of accreditation prior to purchasing their accreditation product.  After a tutor purchases an accreditation, it is the tutors responsibility to meet the requirements of accreditation specified under the Rules of Accreditation and as required by Accredited Tutor.  If a tutor purchases an accreditation, and subsequently does not meet the requirements of accreditation, they are not entitled to a refund.
 21. Child Protection Policy and Complaints

Accredited Tutor will, at its absolute discretion, suspend or cancel the accreditation or application for accreditation of any tutor, where Accredited Tutor becomes aware through a complaint or notification, or suspects that a tutor has:

Where a tutor’s accreditation or application for accreditation is suspended or cancelled, the tutor will not be entitled to a refund.