Australian Tourism Exchange (ATE) 2012 - Western Module
(17 Jun 12 - 21 Jun 12)

Terms and conditions

Selection Criteria and Event Policy
To be accepted as a participant at this event, you must provide Tourism Australia with a submission which demonstrates that you meet the appropriate selection criteria. You must also adhere to the stated event policy for the event. The selection criteria and event policy along with the terms and conditions of participation, govern your participation in this event.

Your Privacy
Tourism Australia considers the responsible use of personal information to be of vital importance. Tourism Australia is committed to respecting your privacy.  However, we do need information from you when you register for events. This information may include your name, home or business address, phone numbers and e-mail address. Once Tourism Australia or its agents receives this information from you it is kept in a secure environment.

To enable the event to function in the best interests of both Buyers and Sellers and to maximise business opportunities, you agree that the information you provide to us in your event application may be distributed to other event participants.  In addition the information will be shared with other organisations with a similar purpose to our own, such as state tourist authorities and event contractors for the purpose of event management.

Tourism Australia may also use your personal information to contact you in the future for purposes relating to the event. By applying to attend this event you agree to provide consent for Tourism Australia to contact you for the purposes of ensuring a successful event.

For further information on how Tourism Australia respects your privacy please view the Tourism Australia External Privacy Policy.

Use of your image
By attending Tourism Australia events, you acknowledge and agree that Tourism Australia or its agents may take photos or recordings of you (Materials) and Tourism Australia may use the Materials for Tourism Australia’s future promotional and marketing purposes without further reference or compensation to you.

Privacy of other participants
Tourism Australia may provide you with information relating to other event participants. This information is confidential and is provided to you for the purposes of the event only. The information provided to you by Tourism Australia may be copyrighted and cannot be provided to a third party without the consent of Tourism Australia and any individuals whose information is included.

Insurance and liability issues
A company applying to exhibit at a Tourism Australia Trade Event must have public liability insurance to a minimum of AUD5,000,000. Evidence of the following information must be provided within the company's online application to Tourism Australia;

  • Name of policy provider
  • Policy number
  • Policy expiry date
  • The policy territorial limits

Participants are reminded that it is their responsibility to arrange insurance including public & product liability, workers compensation and property insurance.

All participants are reminded that Tourism Australia DOES NOT:

  • Accept responsibility or liability for any loss suffered by participants or visitors
  • Provide or arrange for any insurance for, or on behalf, of participants or visitors
  • Provide any indemnity for loss or injury suffered by participants or visitors

Security services will be provided for the event. However all participants are advised that all valuables should not be left unattended or unsecured at any time, as Tourism Australia accepts no responsibility for any loss or damage suffered by participants or visitors.

All participants must indemnify and keep indemnified Tourism Australia, its officers, employees, agents and contractors against all liability for death of or injury to persons or loss of or damage to property and all actions, claims, demands, losses, damages, costs and expenses whatsoever arising in respect of their participation in this event, unless such liability is caused by the negligence of Tourism Australia.

Payment terms
Participants are reminded that all costs for a company’s participation in a trade event coordinated by Tourism Australia, and any other overdue accounts with Tourism Australia globally, must be paid prior to a representative from that company being able to register at this event.

Cancellation Policy
All cancellations must be confirmed in writing. Cancellation fees apply regardless of whether the participation fee has been paid or an invoice has been raised. Cancellation fees will apply in line with dates outlined in the application process.

Online Privacy
Tourism Australia considers the responsible use of personal information to be of vital importance. Tourism Australia is committed to respecting your privacy.

In general, you can visit the Trade Events Website without telling us who you are or revealing any personal information about yourself.

However, there are times when we may need information from you such as when you register for events, or when we need to send information to you. This information may include your name, home or business address and e-mail address. Tourism Australia will advise you before we collect any personal information from you over the Internet. Tourism Australia may share the information obtained with other organisations with a similar purpose to our own, such as State and Territory authorities. We will endeavour to limit the use of information to the purpose for which it was provided.

In general, on Tourism Australia websites IP addresses (the Internet address of a computer) are logged to track a user's session while the user remains anonymous. We analyse this data for certain trends and statistics such as the parts of our Website that users are visiting, and the length of time spent.

In general, we do not link your IP address to anything personally identifiable to you. In those limited cases where session information is not anonymous, Tourism Australia will provide notice of the practise and an opportunity for users to "opt out".

When Tourism Australia receives information about your session or about you, we may also use it for research or to improve our site and the services we offer you.

Some Tourism Australia web pages use 'cookies', which are small files that may be placed on your hard disk for record-keeping purposes.

A cookie helps us remember who you are and can make your subsequent visits to the web page simpler and more seamless. Your Internet browser can be set to notify you when a cookie is received, giving you the chance to decide whether or not to accept it. However please note, that by not accepting cookies, some webpages may not display properly or you may not be permitted to access certain information.

If you have any questions or comments about privacy practises or would like to correct or update information provided to Tourism Australia via its website, email


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