PSN Terms and Conditions

Welcome to the Protective Security Network (PSN). This document includes the Terms and Conditions in relation to our website and social media, and additional Terms and Conditions for PSN Members.

1. Protective Security Network Pty Ltd is a private enterprise entity with the aim to provide opportunities for professional development and knowledge through shared information, education and research for protective security practitioners. Our services are web-based to support our members within Australia and across the Asia-Pacific.
2. PSN provides the following services through subscription (collectively referred to as ‘Services’):
a) an active on-line platform to raise matters and introduce information aimed at enhancing the professional knowledge of members,
b) authoritative national and international sourced information on security and related matters such as governance, professional development, risk management, emergency management, and resilience,
c) ideas and material for dealing with situations, such as may be familiar and/or challenging and /or emerging.
d) limited one-on-one online consultation with a PSN mentor.
3. We do not provide:
a) in-depth theoretical and competency-based programs, provided by universities, colleges or registered training organisations,
b) courses for licensing purposes, or any other security-related training typically provided by employers and specialist trainers,
c) security services or consultancies.
4. When you use our website, you agree to be automatically bound by these terms and conditions, and accept our Privacy Policy and disclaimers below, collectively referred to as ‘terms’.

5. The PSN Terms and Conditions outline the rules governing the interaction between its website (‘Site’) and all users, and all members of Protective Security Network (‘Agreement’).
6. The PSN Terms and Conditions include additional specific obligations and information related to membership of PSN. For example, it articulates PSN member compliance with the PSN Code of Conduct.
7. The Terms and Conditions form the entire agreement between us. We encourage you to carefully read and understand these terms before using our website. If you do not agree with these terms, your remedy is to stop using our website.
8. We may update our terms from time to time and the new provisions will apply from the date they are updated. It is your responsibility to check for any updates before you use our website. It is the responsibility of PSN members, to regularly check for any updates to membership provisions of the PSN terms. If you do not agree with our updated terms, your remedy is to stop using our website at that time, or as. member stop using PSN services.
9. When you see the words, ‘us’, ‘ours’, ‘we’, or ‘PSN’ these refer to the business of Protective Security Network Pty Ltd ACN 673 295 068. You can contact us on the details provided below. When we refer to ‘our website’, we mean this one as owned and operated by us. Our website can also include all forms of digital media (for example LinkedIn) and expression, such as social media pages, platforms, email communications, blogs, images or information published on our website.
10. We may refer to you as ‘you’, ‘your’, ‘user’, ‘visitor’, or ‘members’ and we mean you, the person or business who is engaging our website or social media and using our website and social media that we use and any additional features.
11. We use the term ‘material’ to incorporate both information and educational provisions on our website, our social media platforms or links.

12. If you have any questions, please contact us using the following details, and we will usually respond to all enquiries within fourteen (14) business days.

Contact us:
Protective Security Network Pty Ltd ACN 673 295 068
PO Box 1102, Leichhardt NSW Australia 2040

13. Information on this Website and linked to it is provided as general information only and is not intended as a substitute for advice from a qualified professional. It lacks the necessary context to be relied upon as advice. You should consider seeking expert professional advice for your particular circumstances and needs.
14. The Website is not intended to be, and should not be relied upon as, the ultimate and complete source of information on any particular topic. Our content is intended to stimulate and focus conversation on security and related risk management but we highly recommend you seek information from other sources to form your own views.
15. PSN will use reasonable endeavours to ensure that material on our website and social media is current and correct. You should use your own skill and judgment in using information and carefully evaluate the accuracy, currency, completeness and relevance of information you find on our website and social media. You should take steps to independently verify the information on this Website, our social media, related PSN Services and linked information.
16. It is your responsibility to check if the information and material including links to reports, standards or advisories and the like are the current and correct versions. Members are advised to seek information from further sources than from PSN to ensure their research objectives are optimised.
17. You agree that access to, and use of this website and linked sites is at your own risk.
18. None of the materials in any format including our on-line sessions constitute legal or professional advice. Use of the materials does not in itself equate to compliance with applicable legislation or professional standards related to your jurisdiction or area of operation. Situations and facts may vary between jurisdictions; for example, government published guidelines, alerts and emergency telephone numbers for government agencies. If you are not aware of your obligations, standards or regulations etc, PSN recommends that you seek professional advice, before using the materials or other information. You have the sole responsibility of satisfying yourself that the materials are suitable for your use.
19. You accept that to challenge mindsets and advance continuous improvement, PSN may present, or link to information, that differs from your own experiences, that may contest traditional wisdom and may be alternative advice from any experts that you may rely upon. You accept that the use of material from PSN is at your own risk. Information provided by PSN and its contributors should be validated and properly contextualised by You.
20. You accept that information or opinions expressed by contributors to PSN online services is that of the contributor alone and not of PSN and may not represent PSN values.
21. Unless otherwise specified, we do not endorse or assess the commentary, information or research provided by others that may be posted, referenced, linked or otherwise provided within the Website.
22. If you consider any information on the website, social media or services to be misleading or inaccurate, please let us know so that it may be corrected if necessary.
23. PSN reserves the right and sole discretion to vary or modify its information contained on this website, to change or discontinue any feature or services or any part of this website, to change the hours of availability and the equipment required to obtain access to this website or materials, without notice and without liability.
24. PSN reserves the right to update, suspend, remove or disable access to the Materials, other information or Services at any time without notice or liability.
25. PSN makes reasonable efforts to ensure that our online services are provided continuously with minimal disruption. We will continue to improve and fix defects. However, we cannot guarantee that the website will have no defect or will have uninterrupted access to it or associated services.
26. PSN reserves the right to change or introduce new measures to improve security and user experience.

27. Our website contains links to other website (Linked Sites). You will be able, through hypertext or other computer links, gain access to Linked Sites not controlled or operated by PSN, for example corporate partners, affiliates, sponsors or third parties.
28. Links are provided to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply our endorsement of the website, its content, or any association with its operators. Our intention in including the Linked Sites is to inform users of security-related information, products and services available that you may consider for your own use and development.
29. PSN makes no warranties, guarantees or representations regarding the accuracy, adequacy, reliability, completeness or timeliness of the materials available on this website or externally linked sites, or that information is suitable for your context or intended use. We make no assessment to determine any use of artificial intelligence
(AI) on Linked Sites. The Information is provided by PSN in good faith on an “as is” basis without warranty of any kind.
30. PSN is not a party to any transaction between you and any linked third party. Unless otherwise specified, PSN does not sponsor, endorse, adopt, confirm, guarantee or approve of any material, advice, product or representations made in those linked sites.
31. PSN makes no warranties, guarantees or representations that the material on this website or externally linked sites will not cause damage or that the material is free from any computer virus or other defects. It is your responsibility to complete a virus check on any information downloaded. PSN does not warrant or represent that the materials are free from human or mechanical error, technical inaccuracies or other typographical errors or defects.
32. The Linked Sites are not under our control and we are not responsible for the contents, privacy protection and virus protection of a Linked Site.
33. We are not responsible for any form of transmission with any Linked Site, or their use or artificial intelligence (AI).
34. You should ensure that you are satisfied with the PSN Privacy Policy, and the terms and conditions, or other conditions of Linked Sites before connecting.

35. Our website may include the details of third-party products, services, business opportunities or employment opportunities, and we may also promote them, or other third-party products or services via our website, blogs or social media platforms. The inclusion of those products or services is for information only and should not be taken as an endorsement.
36. We use third-parties to facilitate our services for example, PayPal and LinkedIn. Third-parties are also engaged by You, such as internet service providers. Third- parties have their own terms and conditions including website usage, and privacy and security statements etc, which should be read and understood by members and other users before use. A breach by You of their terms and conditions may interfere with the services and other communication between You and Us. We have no control or influence with third-parties.
37. We are not responsible for the terms and conditions, quality, suitability, trading arrangements, legal compliance, security, delivery or marketing of those products or services. Exercise your own judgment based upon your own circumstances before purchasing any third-party products or services.
38. Third-party providers including PSN Corporate Partners, may also have provided sponsorship, donations, partner fees, listing fees or supported us in some other way in order to appear on our website.

39. You warrant (promise) that you will not use our website features, information or services for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms. You may not use our website in any manner which could damage, disable, overburden, or impair our website or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of any of our website. You agree not to hack into areas of our website that are not intentionally made available to you.
40. You expressly agree not to:

  • engage in any internal or external spamming, or other similar actions.
  • use artificial intelligence (AI) systems or tools on our website or our on-line services and activities.
  • engage in any unlawful or immoral acts, or acts which are in violation of these terms.
  • deliberately spread misinformation.
  • decompile, reverse engineer, or try to copy or imitate our website or underlying content.
  • engage in any kind of cyber-attacks towards us, our users, or individuals and organisations identified on our Site, and Linked Sites.
  • spread any kind of malware.
  • utilise bots or any kind of automated programs in interacting with our website and services.
41. PSN owns the intellectual property rights in the design and content of our website, or has permission to use or display the material on all of our website.
42. You may not use, copy, display, distribute, modify, translate, reformat, incorporate into advertisements and other works, promote, create derivative works, or in any way exploit or allow others to exploit any of our website content in whole or in part except as expressly authorised by us.
43. Please contact  if you require permission to reproduce any of the contents of our website. It is our intention to work collaboratively with credible parties when practicable.
44. Names of businesses, business logos, images, products and descriptions posted on our website by third parties are the responsibility of those third parties and may be subject to trademark or copyright. You must seek permission from the third party before using any of their content, logos or images.
45. Should you be aware that we may have misidentified or omitted the intellectual property owner of any material on the PSN Site or on PSN services, we would appreciate your advice.
46. Permission: You may access, download, or print material from the website for your personal use only, to assist in educating within your workplace, or to share with other PSN members. Beyond this, sharing without prior permission is expressly prohibited.
47. You are not permitted to use our copyright material for commercial profit of any sort. This means you cannot resell our services or copyright material without our express written permission.
48. You agree not to change or delete any copyright or proprietary notice from materials downloaded from our website or any site accessible through our website.
49. Should you participate in on-line forums, you are aware that these forums may be recorded and used for on-demand use by others. You agree to allow PSN to use any personal images and audio produced in the session to support the aim of PSN and at no cost to PSN.
50. Except as otherwise expressly granted to you in writing, we do not grant you any other express or implied right or license to our website content or our intellectual property.

51. PSN does not, and must not be taking to be, authorising of intellectual property rights contained in material in Linked Sites.
52. If you believe that there is material on our website that infringes third party intellectual property rights, please contact us in writing on the email address given above, with sufficient information to enable us to determine who is the owner of the intellectual property and to form the reasonable belief that there has been an infringement, then we will remove it from our website.
53. Be aware that you may be subject to liability if you knowingly make any misrepresentations when providing information to us.

54. Online security and data protection are extremely important to us, and we make great efforts to maintain the security of our website at all times. However, internet services have risks associated with criminal activity, adverse non-criminal behaviours and technical problems that are out of our control.
55. Unfortunately, we cannot guarantee the security of our website, our records, or your content. We disclaim all liability for any computer virus or technological problems that we do not intentionally cause or that occurs beyond our control.
56. We encourage you to regularly monitor, install and maintain up-to-date security software on your device or computer. We expressly disclaim all liability for any computer virus or technological problems that we do not intentionally cause or that is beyond our control.
57. Due to cyber vulnerabilities, we recommend that you do not use publicly available networks to access our website.
58. We do not warrant that our website is completely free from viruses, malware or similar damaging code. You are encouraged to install and maintain the latest update of security software on your computer or device before using our website or visiting any Linked Site. Your decision to visit any Linked Site remains your responsibility.
59. Continuous accessibility to the website is dependent upon third party services. As a result, the website may be inaccessible from time to time. It is your responsibility to provide stable and secure internet access to view our website.

60. Where PSN provides links, advertising or referrals to other products or services outside our website, you accept that PSN is not the provider of such products and services and are therefore not liable for any loss or damage you experience for choosing to purchase anything or engage services. You must contact the product and service provider directly if you experience any loss or damage as a result of your decision to purchase any products or services.
61. PSN is not responsible for any injury or death experienced by you as a result of any information or participation in any activity or practice listed on or promoted through the website. PSN expects you to use your own judgement in making your decision to participate and practice, and/or attempt any activity or practice listed on or promoted through the website.
62. PSN provides general and limited information only and not advice specific to your particular context, skills, experiences and circumstances. The integrity of information may be affected over time and location. You should ensure information provided by PSN is current and relevant to You. You should seek and evaluate alternative sources of information before making decisions.
63. We will not be liable to you or any other person or entity for any damages whatsoever arising as a result of your use of our website in any way, subject to the requirements of Australian Consumer Law.
64. Where warranties are implied by law, you acknowledge and agree that the total aggregate liability to us is limited to one hundred dollars ($100.00 AUD) only. This limitation of liability applies to the fullest extent permitted by law and shall survive any termination or expiration of this agreement or your use of our website or the services found on our website.
65. Unless the claim was caused by or substantially contributed by us, or the cause of the claim was outside of your control, you agree to indemnify and defend us from any claims, damages, liabilities, costs, or expenses (including court costs, collection costs, and reasonable legal fees to the extent permitted by law) related to:

  • any content you post via our website or social media.
  • your unauthorised use of our website.
  • your use of information, products or services included, linked, advertised or otherwise found on our website.
  • your breach of these terms and conditions.

66. Effectively this means that if you cause a claim, you will be responsible for paying the costs we incur to have to defend that claim.

67. This agreement is governed by the laws of New South Wales, Australia and you consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of courts in that State or the Federal Courts within Australia, in all disputes arising out of or relating to the use of any of our website.
68. Our performance of this agreement is subject to existing laws and legal process. Nothing contained in this agreement can be used to inhibit our right to comply with governmental, court and law enforcement requests or requirements relating to your use of our website, or with regard to information provided to or gathered by us with respect to your use.
69. If you access this Website from other jurisdictions, you are additionally responsible for compliance with local laws there. In the event there is a conflict with your local laws, the laws of the Commonwealth of Australia and the State of New South Wales shall prevail.


70. If any part of these terms is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law including, but not limited to, the warranty disclaimers and liability limitations, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision and the remainder of the terms will continue in effect.


71. Core reasons for these Membership Terms & Conditions are to:
a) represent, reinforce and sustain the highest professional standing for members of PSN.
b) articulate the rights and obligations of members pertaining to membership and the access and use of PSN services at
c) inform about PSN’s commitment to privacy and other important issues.
d) reinforce the standard that the PSN community expects members to be trustworthy and professional. As a Member, You agree to abide by our Code of Conduct which may read at the bottom of our homepage:

72. “Board”: The PSN Advisory Board comprises people from various backgrounds with diverse expertise who volunteer their knowledge and time to support the PSN goal and values.
73. “Code”: PSN Code of Conduct.
74. Content”: any content published, posted or distributed on the Website by PSN, Users or a third party. This includes articles, newsletters, commentaries, seminars (both live streams and recordings), podcasts, templates, fact sheets, educational materials, mentoring materials, chat threads, online forums and any other text, words, information, images, videos, sounds, data or hypertext links.
75. “Entity”: Protective Security Network Pty Ltd, ACN 673 295 068.
76. “Goods and Services Tax” or “GST”: has the meaning under section 195-1 of the A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax) Act (Cth) 1999.
77. “Materials”: Refers to any information provided by PSN in any form or by any format.
78. “Member”: You, a subscriber to the Protective Security Network online services and who is a member of the PSN professional community. Except as otherwise provided in writing, PSN members have a non-voting and non-shareholder status.
79. “Our”, “Us”, “We”: PSN.
80. “Participant”: User who, particularly by participating in online events and responding to polls, sends and visualises their information associated with PSN.
81. “Personal Information”: Information provided by applicants for membership, members and other users of the Website that has the status of being confidential.
82. “Protective Security Network” (PSN): the incorporated entity and its services,
functionalities and applications accessible via the internet.
83. “PSN Community”: Comprises PSN and PSN members, personnel, sponsors and partners.
84. “Services”: the services PSN provides as set out in the Website Term & Conditions which can be read on our website generally, and at the bottom of our homepage: specifically.
85. “Site”: Website.
86. Subscriber: a person who is financially current to access PSN services. The term ‘member’ may be used by subscribers.
87. “Terms and Conditions”: sets out the rules regarding obligations to subscribers as members, and other users of the website while they use the Website, and the Terms of Use for the Website (above).
88. “Third-Party”: an entity or person providing additional support or services to PSN or for members in conjunction with PSN.
89. “You” or “User”: any regular or occasional user of the website, as a Visitor.
90. “Visitor”: person visiting the public areas of the website, without necessarily being a member or having an account.
91. “Website”: all of the content and pages to which the User has access at the address
92. “Website Terms”: the general terms and conditions of use of our Website which can be read at the bottom of our homepage:


93. Organisations typically have terms and conditions; however, they vary. It is important that you read and understand Terms and Conditions for members, which includes and incorporates the Website Terms (above).
94. As a PSN Member, you are invited to submit suggestions to refresh our Terms and Conditions.
95. By You logging in and accessing, browsing or otherwise using this Website, implies your acceptance to be bound by these Terms and Conditions (including the Website Terms) and disclaimers, our Code of Conduct and our Privacy Policy, as amended from time to time.
96. Should You not accept these Terms and Conditions, our Code of Conduct or our Privacy Policy, please cease accessing the Website and inform us about the concerns you have.
97. You accept that PSN may amend these Terms and Conditions from time to time without notice. Any amendment will be effective immediately upon being posted on this Website. It is your responsibility to check our website periodically for changes. Your continued use of this Website after any amendment becomes effective will constitute your acceptance to be bound by these Terms and Conditions, as amended.

98. PSN membership is based on paid subscription, which provides You with the status as a PSN Member and access to PSN Services.
99. PSN will not reimburse subscription (membership) fees but may consider requests to extend the currency of your subscription to account for any downtime in the provision of Services.
100. In order to be granted PSN membership, you must:
a) be at least eighteen (18) years old and able to enter into contracts;
b) agree to the PSN Terms and Conditions (including the Website Terms);
c) accept and abide by the PSN Code of Conduct;
d) accurately complete the online membership application process;
e) read and accept the PSN Privacy Policy.
101. PSN fees and other charges are referenced in Australian Dollars (AUD).
102. Payments to PSN are subject to Goods and Services Tax in accordance with Australian legislation.
103. Termination of your membership by PSN will cancel your access to services provided to Members and cancel your PSN membership status. Termination of your membership payments will cancel your access to services and benefits provided to members and your status of member. Disruption to your membership payments may cancel your access to services and benefits provided to members.
104. PSN reserves the right to disable access to the Member’s Section at any time without notice or liability.
105. PSN encourages members to make full use of our services. However, PSN reserves the right to prevent or stop any use of PSN services that appears to be unreasonable, abusive or is unduly burdensome.
106. Access to the PSN website and services requires You to have at your own expense suitable internet service and suitable computer or smart device.

107. You are responsible for costs associated for your equipment, software including cyber protection, and internet required to communicate with PSN and to access the internet-based information and Services from PSN.
108. Providing false contact or other required information may result in the termination of your account. We may suspend, disable, or delete your account (or any part thereof) if we determine that you have violated any provision of the Terms and Conditions or that your conduct or content would tend to damage our reputation and goodwill. If we delete your account for these reasons, you may not re-subscribe to our Services.
109. You agree to advise PSN in good time, changes to your personal details including contact information to allow us to provide services to you and to communicate with you.
110. Our main form of communication with members is via email. We recommend that you provide us at least a second email address as an alternative personal email address for contingency purposes, should we be unable to contact you via your primary email address.
111. PSN services are in the English language. Submissions and correspondence   to PSN shall only be accepted in the English language.
112. A fundamental value of PSN is respect. You agree that your communications within the PSN community shall be at all times lawful, respectful and confidences respected.
113. You agree that when using PSN services your interactions and comments shall be respectful, civil and trustworthy.
114. You agree not to use language, gestures or images, including (but not limited to) clothing or in background during video sessions that may be reasonably considered offensive.
115. You agree not to post any review or comment that contains any unlawful, threatening, abusive, defamatory, obscene, vilifying or infringing material. If you do, you agree to indemnify PSN for any losses, costs, expenses or damages that PSN may suffer or incur as a result.
116. Members are encouraged to report to PSN any inappropriate on-line behaviour by other members or inaccurate or inappropriate information contained in this Website or linked sites.
117. On occasions, PSN on-line services may not be available due to maintenance. In anticipation, we thank you for your support and patience during upgrade periods.
118. The publication of PSN's email and social media addresses on this Website is to facilitate communications relating to the services supplied by PSN. It must not be inferred by You as consent by PSN to send unsolicited commercial electronic messages.
119. You agree not to spam PSN, PSN members or PSN third-parties or try to harvest personal information from our Website.
120. Members may request PSN to communicate to the PSN community about research projects to invite input or collaboration from their peers.
121. Online requests to PSN may take up to three (3) working days for a response from us.
122. You agree not to misrepresent PSN for example, you will make it clear should you provide analysis, provide any comment, such as in the media, forums and conferences etc, and not that of PSN.
123. You agree that any opinion or other information in the traditional or social media that You post, or via email, texts or other platforms is yours and not that of PSN and that this should be clear to any recipient.
124. You agree not to state, infer or suggest that PSN endorses advice, research, products or services, unless endorsement is clearly provided by PSN.
125. Members shall not enter into any financial binding agreement of any kind representing or involving PSN.
126. Members shall not represent PSN in any negotiation or agreement that may commit or otherwise involve PSN.
127. You agree that no joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship exists between you and us, unless an explicit agreement between You and PSN has been established.

128. We take the security and privacy of your personal information very seriously. We have steps in place to make sure your data and online transactions with us are secure and safe.
129. As a member, You acknowledge and agree to our Privacy Policy, which you may view at the bottom of our homepage:
130. You are responsible for maintaining the security of your PSN account details and you are fully responsible for all activities You undertake under the account and any other actions You take in connection with it.
131. You agree not to pass on your password or any other security protocol provided by PSN to any other person.
132. Be careful when downloading any materials or clicking links, even if it seems to come from PSN. If the email or message in another form seems suspicious, contact
133. PSN will never send you emails or text messages with a link asking for money transfers, banking information or passwords. We will never change our bank details via email. If you receive any such messages please contact us immediately.
134. Users of the website or other PSN services are requested to advise PSN as a matter of urgency any discovered or suspected dishonest activity, such as scams related to this Website or unauthorised proxy site.
135. You must immediately notify us of any unauthorised use of your account or any other breaches of security. We will not be liable for any acts or omissions by you, including any damages of any kind incurred as a result of such acts or omissions.
136. Only access our online services directly from the PSN site – – Do not follow any link from emails and other sources.
137. Cyber security advice from government agencies should be taken seriously. For example, in Australia –
138. You are responsible for the information that you provide during any online sessions. Before joining an online session, you should consider your personal information including your image that may be exposed to others, and be careful of any confidential or sensitive information that you may have relating to any other party (individual or entity) that You should not share.
139. Requests to PSN to provide personal information on other Members or members of the advisory board will be denied. There may be genuine reasons for requests for personal information such as contact details, however PSN will not disclose, unless by lawful order, any personal information without the permission of the information owner.
140. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality and security of authentication information in relation to this Website. You are responsible for any, and all activities on this Website which occur under your authentication.
141. PSN cannot guarantee that any file or program available for download and/or execution from or via this Website is free from viruses or other conditions, which could damage or interfere with data, hardware or software with which it might be used. You assume all risk of use of all programs and files on this site, and you release PSN entirely of all responsibility for any consequences of its use.

142. Your use of the Website constitutes your approval for PSN to deal with your personal information.
143. PSN may collect, use, store, record information that you enter on the site to carry out PSN functions and to provide Services to you.
144. When visiting this Website or communication with PSN via email or other means, a record of your visit may be logged. The site may capture technical and statistical information.
145. We may collect information from other sources, such as social media platforms.
146. Any personal information you provide to us including and similar to your name, address, telephone number and e-mail address will not be released, sold, or rented to any entities or individuals outside of our organisation except as noted below.
a) Our Service Providers
We may share your personal information with companies that perform services on our behalf, for example, companies that help process credit card payments.
b) Business Transfers
Your personal information may be transferred to another entity (either an affiliated entity or an unrelated third party) in connection with a merger, reorganisation, dissolution or similar corporate event. If such a transfer were ever to occur, the acquiring entity’s use of your personal information will still be subject to this Privacy Policy.
c) Government and Legal Disclosures
We may disclose the personal information we collect through this Website, when we, in good faith, believe disclosure is appropriate to comply with the law (or a court order or subpoena); to prevent or investigate a possible crime, such as fraud or identity theft; to legally assess or enforce our Terms and Conditions or other agreements that govern your use of this Website; or to protect the rights, property or safety of our PSN, our users, or others.

147. Protective Security Network and the PSN logo are registered trademarks.
148. All material on this site is protected by Australian and international copyright and other intellectual property laws. Users may not do anything which interferes with or breaches those laws or the intellectual property rights in the material.
149. You agree that all content, coding, graphics, and information available on this Website is protected by copyright, trademark or other intellectual property rights and laws and remains the property of PSN with all rights reserved, or a third-party as the case may be.
150. You may download and view the Material or print a copy of material on this Website for your professional development and not for commercial use.
151. You agree not to modify the copy from how it appears on this Website (including any copyright notice). All rights not expressly granted to You under these Terms and Conditions are reserved.
152. You may not personally, and not authorise any other person or entity to:
a) convert the materials into an electronic format other than the one in which it was supplied;
b) reverse engineer, decompile, disassemble, or otherwise attempt to discern the source code of the components of the materials or reproduce all or any portion of the said comments;
c) remove, alter, circumvent or tamper with any trademarks, copyright notices, copyright protection devices, disclaimers or other legal notices.

153. PSN welcomes and encourages information from Members that may enrich the professional knowledge of other Members.
154. You may be able to submit material to this Website, for example your own articles or comments, or research reports, or other material including video.
155. You agree that all material must be consistent with PSN Aims, Code of Conduct and guidelines for submissions.
156. Unless you otherwise specify in writing, any material You submit to PSN, You also irrevocably grant to PSN a non-exclusive, royalty free, perpetual right to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute and display, including images throughout the world in any media. You expressly waive in favour of PSN all moral rights in any jurisdiction.
157. Any material You submit will be subject to the discretion of PSN editors and moderators on whether your content will be published or posted. PSN reserves the right – but not the obligation – to review, edit or delete any submissions or images within submissions that PSN deems to be illegal, offensive or otherwise inappropriate in accordance with the Code of Conduct, our Purpose and our commitment to providing the highest quality Services.
158. In providing content to PSN, You warrant the following:
a) Your content is accurate and genuinely your original work. If it is not your original work or content, we expect you inform us accordingly and to cite relevant references to the actual owner of the content (if known).
b) You did not digitally alter images or video footage in any way to impersonate any person or entity or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity or misrepresent the ownership of the content.
c) You do not to provide content for a commercial or political purpose.
d) You have not granted rights to any other person or entity to use the material that you have submitted to PSN for PSN publication purposes.
e) That the content that You submit was not taken from a third party, or includes a third party’s trademarks, content, or material, without permission, or otherwise infringes upon a third party’s intellectual property rights of any kind.
f) That if the content that You submit includes the name, image, voice, logo, or presentation of any person, then you will be able to provide evidence that the person provided her or his consent to inclusion.
159. On providing your content to PSN for publication in any media, you indemnify PSN and its officers, employees against any damage or loss made against or suffered by any of those indemnified arising, in whole or in part, arising from the publication by PSN of your content; or a breach by you of the above warranties or any of these Terms and Conditions.

160. The obligations and liabilities of the parties incurred prior to the termination date of subscription shall survive the termination of subscription for all purposes.
161. These Terms and Conditions are effective unless and until terminated by either You or us. You may terminate these Terms and Conditions at any time by notifying us that you no longer wish to use our Services, or when you cancel your membership of PSN.
162. If in PSN’s sole judgment you fail, or we suspect that You have failed, to comply with any term or provision of these Terms and Conditions or the PSN Code of Conduct, we also may suspend or terminate this agreement at any time by providing email notice to you.

163. In the event that any provision of these Terms and Conditions is determined to be unlawful, void or unenforceable, such provision shall nonetheless be enforceable to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, and the unenforceable portion shall be deemed to be severed from these Terms and Conditions, such determination shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any other remaining provisions.

164. These Terms and Conditions are subject to laws of the Commonwealth of Australia and State of New South Wales.
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