Clearinghouse Member Terms and Conditions


The National Sport Information Centre (NSIC), a program of the Australian Sports Commission (ASC), is responsible for managing the Clearinghouse for Sport (Clearinghouse) secure website. Access to the Clearinghouse secure website is restricted to key sport system partners (Members). Please note Clearinghouse information resource holdings are governed by the following:

  • The Copyright Act, (1968) - Clearinghouse electronic information resources, including publisher licensed databases and their contents such as videos, images, citations, abstracts, electronic journals and articles, are copyright.
  • Publisher and/or resource-specific ‘Terms & Conditions’, usually located at the bottom of the screen, with links such as Terms & Conditions, Copyright, Legal Notice or User responsibilities.
  • Australian Sports Commission (ASC) information is subject to the, “ASC Information Governance Policy (2009)”, which stipulates all ASC information should be accessed, acquired, managed, facilitated and communicated by users in a strategic, efficient, lawful and ethical manner

Clearinghouse Member Terms and Conditions

As outlined below:

  1. You must not use any communication and/or social collaboration tools available within the Clearinghouse website to abuse, threaten, vilify or defame any person or group.
  2. You must not post or upload any material (including, but not limited to, text, graphics, images and photographs) that infringes on the intellectual property rights or copyright of any third party.
  3. You must not post or upload information that is offensive, libellous or unlawful.
  4. The ASC reserves the right (at its sole discretion) to remove any content that the ASC considers to be inappropriate or in violation of applicable laws, rules or regulations.
  5. The ASC does not accept any liability for any loss or damage that may directly or indirectly occur through the use of this website.
  6. The ASC does not warrant or make any representation as to the content of the site in terms of correctness, accuracy, timeliness, completeness, and reliability or otherwise.
  7. Material on this site may include views of individuals that are not necessarily the views of the ASC or other Clearinghouse community members.
  8. The ASC reserves the right to archive all contributions to the site.
  9. The ASC reserves the right to vary the conditions of use at any time
  10. All Clearinghouse members are required to keep their username and password secure. Never share usernames and passwords with other persons or entities.
  11. If you suspect the security of your password has been compromised, please contact the NSIC as soon as possible.
  12. Copyright protected information that you obtain from the Clearinghouse must not be communicated or reproduced for another person, organisation or entity without the appropriate permissions and/or licence.
  13. You consent to the ASC and its Clearinghouse partners holding the personal information that you provide to us.
  14. You consent to the ASC and its Clearinghouse partners communicating with you via the contact details you supply to us.

Membership Agreement – Supply of Print and Electronic Documents for the Purpose of Research or Study

Member’s document delivery requests made via email:

This section of the Membership Agreement relates to members that require the National Sport Information Centre (NSIC) to supply journal articles and other items in electronic format via email or other forms of electronic transmission.

Background:

A. The Member wishes to email document supply requests for research or study purposes to the NSIC.

B. The Copyright Act 1968 (the Act) requires that such requests be made in writing and that a signed declaration must be furnished by the Member to the NSIC before any copies are made and supplied to the Member.

C. This Member Agreement seeks to address the requirements of the Act for the purposes of email requests and electronic document transmission.

The Member agrees with the NSIC and declares as follows:

  1. All copies of documents (electronic and hardcopy) requested by me under this agreement are required for the purpose of research or study, will not be used for any other purpose, and have not previously been supplied to me by the NSIC.
  2. The declaration in clause 1 applies to all email requests made by me in accordance with clause 5.
  3. The Centre may treat as signed by me any email request and declaration made under subsection 49(1) of the Act that bears my Username, and that records that it was sent from my email address.
  4. I understand that it is an offence under section 203F of the Act to make a declaration under section 49 that I know, or ought reasonably to know, is false or misleading in a material particular, and I will not allow any request to be signed in the manner provided under clause 3 (above) without my authority.
  5. All email requests for documents must include as a minimum the following declaration:

This request is made pursuant to my user agreement with the NSIC.  I declare that all copies requested are required for the purpose of research and/or study, and will not be used for any other purpose, and have not previously been supplied to me by the NSIC.

For NSW Sport Information Service Users

The User declares:

  1. All copies requested by me under this agreement are required for the purpose of research or study, will not be used for any other purpose, and have not previously been supplied to me by the NSWSIS.
  2. The declaration in clause 1 applies to all requests made by me in accordance with clause 5.
  3. The NSWSIS may treat as signed by me any email request and declaration made under subsection 49(1) of the Act that bears my Username and that records that it was sent from my email address.
  4. I understand that it is an offence under section 203F of the Act to make a declaration under section 49, 50,51A or 110B that I know, or ought reasonably to know, is false or misleading in a material particular, and I will not allow any request to be signed in the manner provided under clause 3 (above) without my authority.
  5. All email requests and declaration forms must completed in full.