Terms and conditions

User Agreement

I agree that I am responsible for my own use of the course sites within University of South Australia (UniSA) External Moodle and for any content I submit, post, publish or distribute on the site including but not limited to forum posts, wiki contributions, video, audio and file uploads. I agree that I will use the site in compliance with the Terms of Use defined below and comply with all Australian Federal, State and International laws rules and regulations, including copyright laws. I agree that University of South Australia can act as outlined in these Terms of Use.

Terms of Use
1 - Compliance

All users with an authorised account must comply with this policy. Failure to do so will result in immediate cancellation of their account and denial of access to UniSA External Moodle. Conduct that constitutes a possible breach of law will be referred to the appropriate authority for investigation. The University will give that authority all reasonable assistance requested, including disclosing personal data which may be held by the University.

UniSA reserves the right to modify these Terms of Use at any time without advance notice. Changes to the Terms of Use will be effective immediately upon inclusion on this page. By accessing a UniSA External Moodle course site after any changes have been made, you signify your agreement on a prospective basis to the modified Terms of Use. Return to this page periodically to ensure familiarity with the most current version of the Terms of Use.

2 - Authorised Accounts

In order to participate fully in UniSA External Moodle course sites you must register for a user account which authorises your personal access to eligible External Moodle course sites. You will be required to provide information including your name, an email address and a user password. You must never share access or divulge access information for your user account with a third party. All information provided by you must be accurate and current.

3 - Code of Conduct

Users of UniSA External Moodle course sites must not transmit information or material that:

  • contains discriminating or sexually harassing content
  • is profane, pornographic, obscene, indecent or unlawful
  • defames, harasses, threatens or intimidates others
  • infringes another's intellectual property
  • is advertising or any form of commercial solicitation
  • is related to partisan political activities
  • contains unsolicited personal opinions on social, political, religious matters, where sending such opinions is not a legitimate part of undertaking a course
  • discusses illegal activities with the intent to commit them
  • contains intentionally inaccurate information or that is posted with the intent of misleading others.

Users of UniSA External Moodle course sites must not:

  • use, or attempt to use, another person's logon credentials without authorisation
  • use another's identity or conceal or misrepresent their name or affiliation or address.

4 - Content use

The University of South Australia is the copyright owner of all material presented on UniSA External Moodle course sites.

Copyright law restricts the copying of material subject to copyright (documents, music, broadcasts, videos etc.) except with the express permission of the copyright owner.

Refer to the Copyright at UniSA webpage.

Unless indicated as being in the public domain, all content on UniSA External Moodle course sites is protected by Australian and foreign copyright laws. Unless otherwise stated, the resources, texts, assessments, quizzes, videos, images and other instructional material provided are for the personal use of enrolled users in connection with courses they are undertaking.

Certain reference documents, digital textbooks, articles and other information presented on course sites are used with the permission of third parties and may be subject to rules and conditions, which will be identified with the material. By using External Moodle course sites you agree to abide by all third party rules and conditions.

You must retain all copyright and other notices on content you obtain from course sites. All rights in the site and its content, if not expressly granted, are reserved.

5 - Malicious behaviour

Users of UniSA External Moodle course sites must not transmit information or material that is, or contains, chain letters, viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time bombs, corrupted files, malware, spyware or any other similar software that may damage the operation of another's computer or property.

External Moodle sites must not be used in any manner intended to damage, disable, overburden or impair any UniSA server or network. Attempts must not be made to gain unauthorized access to course sites, other accounts, computer systems or networks connected to UniSA through hacking, password mining or any other means. Users must not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information stored on sites, servers or associated computers through any means not intentionally made available through UniSA External Moodle.

6 - Reporting non-compliance

Suspected breaches of the UniSA External Moodle Terms of Use should be reported by email to the UniSA Help Desk at ISTS.Helpdesk@unisa.edu.au

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