Terms and Conditions

Thank you for visiting the Australian Institute of Employment Rights Inc. (AIER) website.  We ask that you take a few minutes to review the terms of conditions for use of our site.


This disclaimer applies to the entire AIER website.


Website Contents Not Legal Advice

The material included in this website is produced by AIER, in some cases with the pro bono assistance of AIER members and supporting organisations and individuals.  It is designed and intended to provide general information in summary form on a variety of topics.  This information is provided for general informational purposes only.  The contents do not constitute legal advice, are not intended to be a substitute for legal advice and should not be relied upon as such.

You should seek legal advice or other professional advice in relation to any particular matters you or your organisation may have.

Limitation of AIER liability

No claim or representation is made or warranty given, express or implied, in relation to any of the material in the website. You use this website and any of its contents entirely at your own risk.

Where conditions and warranties implied by law cannot be excluded, AIER limits its liability where it is entitled to do so.  Otherwise, AIER is not liable for any loss or damage (including consequential loss or damage) to any person, however caused, which may arise directly or indirectly from the material in the website or the use of such material.

AIER is not responsible for the content of any document, information or other material posted on the website or ensuring that any document or information posted on the website is accurate, current, suitable or complete. AIER uses every endeavour to maintain the accuracy information available from this website, however, some or all of the information may, from time to time, be amended, or become superseded or otherwise inaccurate.

AIER makes changes periodically to the material on this site.  AIER does not represent that access to the website will always be available.  AIER is not responsible for delays, errors, inaccuracies, or omissions due to a failure in a computer system, ancillary equipment, software or any other circumstances beyond its direct control. AIER does not warrant or represent that the material will not cause damage, or is free from any computer virus of any other defects or errors.

Links to other sites

The material on this website may refer to or contain hyperlinks to external websites. The material may also contain references to information or advisory services external to the AIER website. These websites or services do not form part of AIER’s website and are not under the control of AIER.  AIER does not necessarily sponsor, endorse, or approve of any material on such websites or services, and makes no warranties or representations regarding the quality, accuracy, merchantability or fitness for purpose of any material on websites or services linked or referred to.



This website is published by the Australian Institute of Employment Rights Inc. Copyright © Australian Institute of Employment Rights Inc. All Rights Reserved, 2010.

Unless otherwise indicated, AIER owns the copyright in the content on this website.

No material on this website can be reproduced, adapted, distributed, stored in a retrieval system or transmitted without prior written consent from AIER.

You may only access and use the content for non-commercial or personal uses unless you have prior written approval from AIER. You may print out any content on this website for your personal use. All other use, copying or reproduction of this website or any part of it is prohibited (except to the extent permitted by law). None of the content or any part of it may be reproduced on any other website without prior written consent from AIER.


All trademarks mentioned on this website belong to their respective owners. The AIER name and logo are trademarks of the Australian Institute of Employment Rights Inc. The AIER logo may not be used without the prior specific, written permission of AIER.


AIER recognises the importance of treating personal information confidentially and is committed to satisfying all legal and ethical obligations regarding the protection of privacy and confidential information.

This statement communicates how AIER manages personal information and may change from time to time to reflect technological changes, AIER’s policy, and feedback from stakeholders and the general public.

Collection, use and disclosure of information

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 AIER. AIER will only use the personal information provided by you for the purposes for which it was collected, and any other authorised use. The information AIER collects may also be used for its own planning and research purposes to improve its services.

AIER will only collect personal information from you with your prior knowledge and consent. You can access AIER’s website and browse the site without disclosing any personal information. AIER will protect the quality and integrity of your personally identifiable information. AIER will utilise appropriate technologies and security methods to store the information collected and prevent unauthorised access and improper use of the information.

If you need to access or correct any personal information AIER holds about you or your organisation, please contact admin@aierights.com.au.

While we do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of any information that you transmit to AIER and you are solely responsible for maintaining the secrecy of any passwords or other account information.

Links to external internet sites

AIER is not responsible for the content of external internet sites. Links to other relevant websites have been provided in good faith. When you click through to one of the linked websites, AIER recommends you read the privacy statement of that site to familiarise yourself with its privacy policy and practices before disclosing any personal information. Other internet sites or services that may be accessible through AIER have separate data and privacy practices independent of us, and therefore we disclaim any responsibility or liability for their policies or actions. Please contact those vendors and others directly if you have any questions about their privacy policies.