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This website is designed primarily for use by Psychologists. The information contained on this site should NOT be used as a substitute for the advice of an appropriately trained and registered Psychologist. The information provided here is for educational and informational purposes only, and in no way should it be considered as offering psychological advice. The content of this website is not influenced by sponsors.

Website Use:  Use of this website, as provided by The Centre for Professional Development Psychology (CPD Psychology), constitutes consent to their Terms of use, IP/Copyright and Privacy policies. If you do not agree with these terms and policies do not use this site. CPD Psychology reserves the right to review and modify any of the Terms of use, IP/Copyright and Privacy policies and disclaimers at any time. You should check these Terms & Conditions periodically for changes.

Privacy and Security:  We are committed to protecting your privacy and security. For more information, you should review our Privacy Policy. By agreeing to these Terms & Conditions, you also consent to the collection and use of your Personal Information in accordance with the Privacy Policy. You are responsible for protecting any username and password provided to, or created by you, and you undertake that you will ensure this does not become available to any other person.

General Disclaimers: Use of the website www.cpdpsychology is at your risk. None of CPD Psychology's affiliates or directors, officers, employees, agents, contributors, third party content providers or licensors makes any express or implied representation or warranty about, or shall be liable, in contract, tort (including negligence) or otherwise, for any direct, indirect, special or consequential loss, damages or reliance in connection with the website, its use, its content or any products or services referred to on the website. This includes (but is not restricted to) loss or damage you might suffer as a result of any of the following:

  • Reliance on the completeness, accuracy, suitability or currency of the website or its content (including third party material and advertisements on the website), irrespective of any verifying measures taken by us. The website is designed for the purpose of providing Continuing Professional Development (CPD) training for Psychologists and does not purport to provide professional advice;
  • Failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, failure to correct defects, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus or other harmful component, loss of data, communication line failure, unlawful third party conduct, or theft, destruction, alteration or unauthorised access to records;
  • Accessing any sites or servers maintained by other organisations through links on the email or the website. Any links are provided for the convenience of users of the website only and without responsibility for the content or operation of those sites. Unless otherwise stated, linked sites and their products and services are not endorsed by CPD Psychology and your linking to any such site is at your own risk;
  • The provision of credit card or other financial information, the failure to complete (or delay in completing) any transaction, or other loss or damage arising from any e-commerce transacted or attempted to be transacted on the website; 
  • Defamatory, threatening, offensive or unlawful conduct of third parties or publication of any materials relating to or constituting such conduct;
  • A breach by CPD Psychology Pty Ltd of their Privacy Policy (other than a wilful breach).

Community Standards and Conduct Guidelines:  You agree to conform to the current Australian Psychological Society Ethical Guidelines in the conduct of any and all actions and conduct in respect of this website and CPD Psychology. You agree that any postings, comments or entries you make on our website shall be deemed, and shall remain, the property of CPD Psychology. None of the posting, comments or entries shall be subject to any obligation of confidence on our part, and we shall not be liable for any use or disclosure of such. Without limitation of the foregoing, you grant CPD Psychology a royalty free, perpetual, irrevocable non-exclusive right and licence (as well as consent) to use any postings, comments or entries submitted by you. You agree not to use this Website (including any forums) to:

  • upload, post, email or otherwise transmit any content that are unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortious, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libellous, defamatory, invasive of another's privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically, religiously, sexually or otherwise objectionable;         
  • impersonate any person or entity, including, but not limited to, a director, officer, employee, shareholder, agent or representative of CPD Psychology, its affiliates or any other person or entity, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent an affiliation with us, any of our affiliates or any other person or entity;
  • upload, post, email or otherwise transmit any content that infringes upon any patent, trade mark, trade secret, moral right, copyright, right of privacy or publicity or other proprietary rights of any party;
  • upload, post, email or otherwise transmit any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising or promotional materials, "junk mail", "spam", "chain letters", "pyramid schemes" or any other form of commercial solicitation or promotion unless specifically permissible under a section of this website;
  • upload, post, email or otherwise transmit any content that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy, limit, compromise, delay or divert the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment;
  • subvert the functionality of this website, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to this website;
  • "stalk" or otherwise harass another user of this website or employees of CPD Psychology.

Continued site availability and access: The right is reserved to alter the website at any time, even if it changes the equipment needed to access or use the website or any part of it. Your continued use of this website depends on your compliance with the community standards and conduct guidelines set out above. We may terminate your use of this website and/or take any other appropriate measures to enforce these community standards and conduct guidelines if you breach these Terms & Conditions. We reserve the right to monitor any areas of this website, including any forum, for adherence to the community standards and conduct guidelines set out above or for any other purpose. You acknowledge, however, that we do not have an obligation to do so and you release us from any such obligation or duty.

Subscibers:  Subscribers are able to access CPD Psychology products on the website that are not available to non-subscribing members. Subscription rates may change at the discretion of CPD Psychology. Your subscription entitles you to the right to access your specified module/s for the period specified, for your own use and not for distribution to any other party.

Limitation of liability (if any): CPD Psychology's total liability to you (if any) for loss, damage or reliance shall be limited to the re-supply of the information or services provided.

Indemnity: You indemnify CPD Psychology, their affiliates, employees, agents, contributors, third party content providers and licensors from and against all actions, suits, claims, demands, liabilities, costs, expenses, loss and damage (including legal fees on a full indemnity basis) incurred or suffered by you or by us as a direct or indirect consequence of your accessing, using or transacting on this site or your attempts to do so and any breach by you or your agents of these terms.

Copyright and Intellectual Property: The material on the website is protected by copyright under the laws of Australia and, through international treaties, other countries. Unless otherwise indicated, all rights (including copyright) in the content and compilation of the website (including text, graphics, logos, button icons, video images, audio clips and software) are owned or controlled for these purposes, and are reserved, by CPD Psychology or their contributors.

You may not, without the prior written permission of CPD Psychology and the permission of any other relevant rights owners, broadcast, republish, up-load to a third party, transmit, post, distribute, show or play in public, adapt or change in any way the content of, or create a derivative work from, the website for any purpose. This prohibition does not extend to materials on this site which are freely available for re-use or are in the public domain.

Logo: No CPD Psychology logos featured on the site, in emails or any correspondence may be used without the prior, specific, written permission of CPD Psychology. 

Links to CPD Psychology: You are welcome to create links from your website to CPD Psychology. However, you must not use CPD Psychology logos for this purpose unless you have the permission of CPD Psychology. Please contact us if you wish to do so. 

General Provisions:  These terms of use are governed by the laws of Queensland, Australia. If any part of these terms of use is found to be invalid or unenforceable, it shall be severed without affecting the remainder.