Terms & Conditions

The original concept for Arts Atlas was identified by the City of Ballarat, the Vic Health funded project: ‘Localities Enhancing Arts Participation’ and Ballarat Arts Alive. The site was then developed and guided by the ‘Arts Atlas Steering Committee’ and funded by the Central Highlands Arts Network LEAP (Vic Health) project and the City of Ballarat.


The City of Greater Geelong (“Council”) provides this site for information purposes only. Nothing contained within this site constitutes professional advice.

No representation is made regarding the accuracy or authenticity of the content of this site, or of anything incorporated by reference. Council accepts no liability in relation to the use of, or reliance upon, any such content. All persons using or relying upon such content do so at their own risk, and accept sole responsibility for assessing the relevance and accuracy of that content.

No responsibility is accepted by Council for any information or service which may appear on any linked web sites.

All copyright and other intellectual property contained within this web site (including literary, artistic and musical works and audio-visual works) belongs to Council or the relevant copyright owner. No part of any such content may be reproduced, modified, adapted, published or used in any way for any commercial purpose whatsoever.

 Links to other sites

Some of the pages on this website contain links to third party websites not managed by Council. Those sites are not within Council’s control and may not adhere to the same privacy, security, or accessibility standards as Council. Council accepts no responsibility for the content or availability of those sites, or for any associated partners or advertisers. Any link to an external website is provided for information and convenience purposes only.

 Website availability

Council makes reasonable efforts to ensure that this website is available for users at all times. However, Council cannot guarantee continuous or uninterrupted access to this website, or that the website or software downloaded from it, will be free from computer viruses.


The City of Greater Geelong (“Council”) considers that the responsible handling of personal information is a key aspect of democratic governance, and is strongly committed to protecting an individual’s right to privacy.

Council will comply with the Information Privacy Principles as set out in the Privacy and Data Protection Act 2014.

Council has in place a policy which sets out the requirements for the management and handling of personal information. Council’s Privacy Policy

If you have any questions regarding this Privacy Statement, please contact Council’s Information Privacy Officer on (03) 5272 5272.

Human Rights

Human rights are entitlements that belong to everyone and the Victorian Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities Act 2006 (“the Act”) was enacted to protect and promote human rights.

Council is committed to complying with the Act, and to ensuring that human rights are taken into account when developing policies, local laws, and also when making decisions. If you have any concerns regarding the application or potential breaches of the the Actby Council, please write to Council’s Ombudsman at PO Box 104, Geelong 3220.

For more information regarding Human Rights, please refer to the Victorian Equal Opportunity & Human Rights Commission website.

Online Services – Terms and Conditions of Use

The City of Greater Geelong (“Council”) enables customers to process certain transactions online, via the City of Greater Geelong website. These Online Services are subject to the terms and conditions set out below.

Last Updated: August 2011

Use of Online Services

You may use information provided to you through City of Greater Geelong Online Services, solely for your personal and/or internal business purposes, provided that you do not remove any proprietary rights notices, modify the information, or make it available to any third parties. In using Online Services, you declare that you are over 18 years of age and have legal capacity to contract in Australia. If you are using a credit card to process a transaction, you declare that the credit card is issued in your name and that you will pay to the issuer all charges incurred using Online Services. If you are using a City of Greater Geelong account, you declare that you are authorised to use the login and password allocated to such account.

 Privacy statement

You authorise Council to collect information about you and about the transactions processed by you via City of Greater Geelong Online Services. This information will be treated in accordance with Council’s Privacy Statement.


You may request that certain documents be treated as confidential. However, the final discretion lies with Council.

 Collecting your information

By using Online Services, you agree to provide any relevant information, documents and attachments in the format and to the standards described for each transaction. You also acknowledge that the information collected will be retained in electronic form. Where information is requested by a third party, the requesting party is deemed to be the recipient’s agent and is presumed to have obtained the consent of the recipient to receive the information in electronic format.


Certain Online Services offered by Council may require a login and password for verification of your identity. You agree that all information provided to Council by you in relation to your account shall be accurate, current and complete.

 Password security

We recommend you select a password that does not relate to any readily accessible data such as your name, date of birth, address, telephone number, driver’s licence, licence plate or passport. It is also recommended that the combination of letters and numbers is not obvious and does not include sequential or repeated numbers or letters. You are solely responsible for maintaining the security of your login and password, and for all activity which occurs on or through your account, whether authorised or unauthorised. You should change your password immediately if you believe that your login or password has been used without authorisation. Council accepts no liability for your failure to comply with these obligations.

 Website Security

Online Services are provided through a secure website [using SSL (secure socket layer) encryption]. However, you acknowledge that internet transmissions are never entirely secure or private, and that any message or information you send to or through the website (including credit card information) may be read or intercepted by others, even where a website is stated to be secure. Council accepts no liability for the interception or ‘hacking’ of data through the website by unauthorised third parties.

 Accuracy of transaction information

Upon completing a transaction using Online Services, you will be presented with a confirmation screen verifying the transaction details you wish to process. It is your responsibility to verify that all transaction, credit card/account information and other details are correct. You should print the transaction confirmation for future reference and for your files. Council accepts no liability for transactions which are incorrect, or for loss of data or information caused by factors outside of Council’s control.

 Limitation of liability

Except as expressly provided by law, Council accepts no liability whatsoever for any liability, loss, damage or expense incurred or suffered as a direct or indirect result of the use of Online Services. The liability of Council to make any payment (by way of indemnity, damages or otherwise) is limited to the dollar amount of the transaction forming the basis of the damage, or $100, whichever is less. You agree that any dispute in relation to your use of the website will be governed by the laws of Victoria, and shall be determined in that jurisdiction.

 Right to suspend, alter or cancel service

Council may, at any time, without prior notice or without incurring any liability to you, cancel or suspend any or all Online Services and/or substitute alternative services, which may or may not be interactive or transactional in nature.

 Specific service terms and conditions

You acknowledge that any Online Services made available by Council may be subject to specific additional terms and conditions, and you agree to review and comply with those terms and conditions. Access to and use of any online service shall be deemed to constitute acceptance of the additional terms and conditions applicable to such services.






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