Terms of Use

Thank you for visiting the Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival Website (vamff.com.au). This website is owned and operated by Melbourne Fashion Festival Ltd (ACN 074 236 294). By accessing, browsing, and using this Website and related services, you agree to these Terms and Conditions and any other terms, conditions or guidelines set out elsewhere in this Website, including our Privacy Policy (available here). You should review our Privacy Policy and these Terms carefully and immediately cease using the Website if you do not agree to these Terms.

In these Terms, ‘us’, ‘we’ and ‘our’ means Melbourne Fashion Festival Ltd.

Collection Notice

We collect personal information about you in order to respond to your enquiries, provide you with products and services, send you information and promotional offers, assess your application to participate in the Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival (Festival), process your Festival membership and any payments you make on our Website, and for purposes otherwise set out in our Privacy Policy (available here)

We may disclose that information to third parties that help us deliver our services (including contractors appointed by us such as website, cloud and data hosting providers, software and email communications providers, PR agencies and event producers, as well as our sponsors, event suppliers and other business partners) or as required by law. These third parties may be located (and therefore we may disclose your personal information to recipients) overseas, including the United States of America, and other countries from time to time. If you do not provide this information, we may not be able to provide all of our services to you.

Our Privacy Policy explains: (i) how we store and use, and how you may access and correct your personal information; (ii) how you can lodge a complaint regarding the handling of your personal information; and (iii) how we will handle any complaint. If you would like any further information about our privacy policies or practices, please contact us at administration@mff.com.au or (03) 9654 5599.

By providing your personal information to us, you consent to the collection, use, storage and disclosure of that information as described in the Privacy Policy and these Terms.

Additional Terms and Conditions

For certain campaigns, promotions, contests, forms of participation in the Festival, Festival membership, payments made on our Website and purchasing of Festival tickets and corporate hospitality packages, additional terms and conditions may apply. For example, your purchase of a ticket or corporate hospitality package to attend a Festival event which is produced by us, is subject to our Conditions of Sale and Entry (available here). If you want to participate in such a campaign, promotion, contest, or you want to apply to participate in the Festival, to have Festival membership, to make a payment on our Website or to purchase Festival tickets or corporate hospitality packages, you need to agree to the relevant terms and conditions. In case of any inconsistency between such terms and conditions and these Terms, those terms and conditions will prevail.

Payments

In Australia, our products and services come with guarantees that cannot be excluded under the Australian Consumer Law. Nothing in these Terms purports to modify or exclude the conditions, warranties and undertakings, and other legal rights, under the Australian Competition and Consumer Act and other laws.

Any and all other warranties or conditions which are not guaranteed by the Australian Consumer Law or the Competition and Consumer Regulation 2010 are expressly excluded where permitted, including liability for incidental or consequential damages caused by breach of any express or implied warranty or condition.

To the maximum extent permitted by law, any payments you make on our Website using the NAB Payment Gateway are not refundable.

Accuracy, Completeness and Timeliness of Information

The information on our Website is not comprehensive and is intended to provide a summary of the subject matter covered. While we use all reasonable attempts to ensure the accuracy and completeness of the information on our Website, to the extent permitted by law, including the Australian Consumer Law, we make no warranty regarding the information on this Website. You should monitor any changes to the information contained on this Website.

We are not liable to you or anyone else if interference with or damage to your computer systems occurs in connection with the use of this Website or a linked website. You must take your own precautions to ensure that whatever you select for your use from our Website is free of viruses or anything else (such as worms or Trojan horses) that may interfere with or damage the operations of your computer systems.

We may, from time to time and without notice, change or add to the website (including the Terms) or the information, products or services described in it. However, we do not undertake to keep the Website updated. We are not liable to you or anyone else if errors occur in the information on the Website or if that information is not up-to-date.

Intellectual Property Rights

Unless otherwise indicated, we own or license from third parties all rights, title and interest (including copyright, designs, patents, trademarks and other intellectual property rights) in this Website and in all of the material (including all text, graphics, logos, audio and software) made available on this website (Content).

Your use of this Website and use of and access to any Content does not grant or transfer any rights, title or interest to you in relation to this Website or the Content. However we do grant you a licence to access the Website and view the Content on the terms and conditions set out in this Agreement and, where applicable, as expressly authorised by us and/or our third party licensors.

Unless you have obtained prior written permission from us, or any third party who has such power, authority, titles or interest as is necessary to grant such legal permission, any reproduction or redistribution of this Website or the Content is prohibited and may result in civil and criminal penalties. In addition, you must not copy the Content to any other server, location or support for publication, reproduction or distribution is expressly prohibited. All other use, copying or reproduction of this Website, the Content or any part of it is prohibited, except to the extent permitted by law.

Linked Sites and Third Party Content

Our Website may contain the content of third parties (Third Party Content) and links to websites operated by third parties (Third Party Websites). Such Third Party Content and links are provided for convenience and as a service to you and may not remain current or be maintained. We do not monitor, review or update, and does not have any control over or rights in any such Third Party Content or Third Party Websites. Unless expressly stated otherwise, we do not endorse or adopt any Third Party Content or Third Party Websites, and we make no representation, warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy, completeness, timeliness or reliability of any Third Party Content or Third Party Websites. If you use these links to Third Party Websites and/or the Third Party Content, you do so entirely at your own risk.

Unacceptable Activity

You must not do any act that we would deem to be inappropriate, is unlawful or is prohibited by any laws applicable to our website, including but not limited to:

  • any act that would constitute a breach of either the privacy (including uploading private or personal information without an individual’s consent) or any other of the legal rights of individuals;
  • using this Website to defame or libel us, our employees or other individuals;
  • uploading files that contain viruses that may cause damage to our property or the property of other individuals;
  • posting or transmitting to this Website any non-authorised material including, but not limited to, material that is, in our opinion, likely to cause annoyance, or which is defamatory, racist, obscene, threatening, pornographic or otherwise or which is detrimental to or in violation of our systems or a third party’s systems or network security.

If we allow you to post any information to our Website, we have the right to take down this information at our sole discretion and without notice.

Warranties and Disclaimers

To the maximum extent permitted by law, including the Australian Consumer Law, we make no warranties or representations about this Website or the Content, including but not limited to warranties or representations that they will be complete, accurate or up-to-date, that access will be uninterrupted or error-free or free from viruses, or that this Website will be secure.

We reserve the right to restrict, suspend or terminate without notice your access to this Website, any Content, or any feature of this website at any time without notice and we will not be responsible for any loss, cost, damage or liability that may arise as a result.

Liability

To the maximum extent permitted by law, including the Australian Consumer Law, in no event shall we be liable for any direct and indirect loss, damage or expense – irrespective of the manner in which it occurs – which may be suffered due to your use of our Website and/or the information or materials contained on it, or as a result of the inaccessibility of this website and/or the fact that certain information or materials contained on it are incorrect, incomplete or not up-to-date.

Jurisdiction and Governing Law

Your use of the Website and these Terms are governed by the law of Victoria and you submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts exercising jurisdiction in Victoria.

Media Accreditation 

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