Terms & Conditions

Membership

Joining ACIPC
The relevant membership fee is payable at the time of submitting your online membership application. Membership applications can only be submitted online and payment can be made by VISA Card or MasterCard. All membership applications are subject to approval by the Board. If your membership is not approved the fee paid will be refunded in full.

Renewing you Membership
You will be sent a membership renewal with a tax invoice prior to the start of each financial year. If your renewal payment is not received by 31 August each year your membership will become unfinancial. Unfinancial members do not have voting rights, are not eligible to hold office and will have limited access to membership benefits. If your membership payment is not received by 30 September, you will removed from the record of members of ACIPC Ltd.

Annual Conference

The ACIPC annual conference has specific terms and conditions that are listed on the ACIPC conference website, www.acipcconference.com.au.

Events

ACIPC hosts a range of face to face events, including networking functions, dinners, and professional development courses. The following terms and conditions apply to all events. Any additional terms and conditions or variations will be listed on the event booking page.

Payment 
All prices are quoted in Australian Dollars (AUD$) and include GST, unless otherwise stated. Payment for each event is collected by credit card at the time of registration. Payments by Visa and MasterCard are accepted.

Confirmations and Tax Invoices
A confirmation will be emailed when you submit a registration and a PDF Tax Invoice and a payment receipt will be attached.

Insurance
Event fees do not include insurance of any kind. Registrants are advised to consider personal insurance, including cover for travel, accommodation and personal possessions. ACIPC does not cover individuals against the cancellation or postponement of an event or for theft or damage to belongings.

Rescheduling and Cancellation of an Event by ACIPC
ACIPC reserves the right to cancel, postpone or re-schedule events for any reason. The registration fee will be refunded if an event is cancelled by ACIPC or if the registered attendee cannot attend a rescheduled event. Refunds will be processed within 14 days via the same method of payment. ACIPC will not accept any liability for travel, accommodation or any other costs incurred by registrants if an event is cancelled or rescheduled.

Payments by Funds Transfer
ACIPC may offer the option to pay for specific events by funds transfer/direct debit.  This will be noted on the event webpage if this payment option is available.

Replacement of an Attendee at a Face to Face Event
If a registered attendee cannot attend a face-to-face event, another person may attend the event in their place at no additional cost.

Cancellation of Attendance at a Face to Face Event
If a registered attendee cannot attend a face-to-face event and wishes to cancel their booking, the cancellation must be advised by email to office@acipc.org.au. If the cancellation is received 30 days before the event a full refund will be issued. If the cancellation is received 14 days before the event a 50% refund will be issued. No refund will provided within 14 days prior to the event, but another attendee may attend.

ACIPC’s refund policy takes into account costs that are incurred in the planning of events and commitments made on behalf of the attendee prior to the actual event. These costs include venue hire, AV, food, beverages etc. which are confirmed up to 30 days prior to each event and are non-refundable costs to ACIPC.

Non-Attendance
If a registered attendee fails to attend an event, the registration fee will not be refunded or allocated to another event.

Disclaimer
The information and opinions presented at ACIPC events are those of the presenters. Presentation at an ACIPC event does not necessarily constitute endorsement by ACIPC. By registering for
an event, the registrant takes sole responsibility for the use of any information provided.

Online Education Courses

ACIPC hosts a range of online education courses. The following terms and conditions apply to all online education courses. Any additions or variations to these terms and conditions will be listed on the course booking page.

Cancellation of an Enrolment prior to Commencement
If a student cannot commence a course and wishes to cancel their booking, the withdrawal must be advised by email to office@acipc.org.au. If the withdrawal is received 30 days before the course commences a full refund will be issued. If the withdrawal is received 14 days before the course a 50% refund will be issued. No refund will provided within 14 days prior to the scheduled commencement of the course, but another student may attend. If you are not eligible for a refund, we may move your enrolment to a future course, subject to availability. Please email office@acipc.org.au for assistance.

Deferring an Enrolment
After the course commencement date, if a student wishes to defer their enrolment due extenuating circumstances impacting their study, the deferral request must be advised by email to office@acipc.org.au. The request will be considered by the Education Committee. Students may only defer a course once and will have to recommence the course.

Census Date for Foundations of IPC
For the Foundations of IPC course, the Census Date is 30 days after the course commencement date. This allows students an opportunity to review the course material and assess their capacity to complete the course by the deadline. Students may withdraw before the census date and will be given a refund or may defer their enrolment to another scheduled course, subject to availability.

Disclaimer
The opinions presented during ACIPC courses are those of the presenter or facilitators. By registering for an ACIPC course, the registrant takes sole responsibility for the use of any information provided at the course. ACIPC reserves the right to alter courses and course content as circumstances require.