Copyright © and The Usual Legal Stuff
Copyright and Trademarks Notice as at 4 April, 2017
(previous version 10 July, 2012)
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It contains copyrighted materials, trademarks and other proprietary information.
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All content and material on this site including text, graphic designs and layout, database information and lists, photographs and maps - are copyright by Big Volcano® Tourism Marketing & Media (here-after Big Volcano) unless otherwise credited, and are intended for your private, non-commercial use only.
Other materials, images, graphics, content and company names mentioned or used may belong to third parties.
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"Big Volcano" is a registered word mark and trademark of Big Volcano® Tourism Marketing & Media.
You may not use Big Volcano's word mark or trademark without our prior written consent, except when saving or printing out a copy of Big Volcano® Tourism Marketing & Media's website content as permitted by the copyright notice below.
All other trade marks appearing on our site(s) are the property of their respective owners.
You can't frame this site so the content appears to be within another site. Content on this site cannot be copied, sampled or reproduced in part or whole, in any form, printed or electronic, for commercial purposes, without our prior .
For "fair use" and non-commercial educational usage, please see our Citing and References instructions below.
You may reproduce content from this website for your personal private use, or, if you are a teacher, to assess its suitability for your teaching, provided in either case it is not later used for any other purpose.
Part VB and section 183 entitlements reserved. For information about Part VB (educational use) and section 183 (government use) visit www.copyright.com.au and www.copyright.org.au.
Images and Graphics
Please regarding individual or multiple use of any images and graphics for use on other web sites or media, separately from content in educational or "fair use" below.
You cannot link directly to images and graphics residing on bigvolcano.com.au or web sites maintained by us. Directly linking to or embedding 3rd party images and graphics, without the permission or knowledge of the site administrator is viewed as very poor "netiquette", and in some jurisdictions, including Australia - where our web hosting servers reside, it is considered to be bandwidth theft and is an offence in law.
To avoid embarrassment or offence, if you like what you see and you want to use it, please first.
Depending on the image/s and what you want to use it for, we are usually happy to say yes. We might even be able to provide a file specifically suited to the purpose, but you won't know unless you contact us first. ;-)
Citing and References
The Australian Copyright Act 1968 (the Act) allows 10% of the number of words on this website to be reproduced and/or communicated by any educational institution for its educational purposes provided that the educational institution (or the body that administers it) has given a Notice to Copyright Agency Limited (CAL) under Part VB
For details of the CAL licence for educational institutions contact:
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Sydney NSW 2000
Telephone: (02) 9394 7600
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Except as permitted under the Act (for example for the services of the Crown or in reliance on one of the fair dealing exceptions i.e. a fair dealing for the purposes of research or study) no part of this website may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, communicated or transmitted in any form or by any means without prior written permission. All inquiries should be made to the copyright owner at Big Volcano® Tourism Marketing & Media.
Did the content and resources available on Big Volcano®, help you with your studies, research project or media assignment? Did you find the information useful, or get directed to other useful information?
Are you directly quoting or paraphrasing (rewording) our work on your personal travel blog or web site? Do you want to "share" your find via services such as StumbleUpon, Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest or other social media?
Then please cite or credit us and include a link back to our home page at https://www.bigvolcano.com.au or to the page/s your are referencing, in your post, article, bibliography, footnotes, references or (in the case of broadcast media) closing credits.
For more information on Citing Sources and referencing conventions, visit our examples and resources, at the Ecotourism Resource Centre Citing section. If in doubt,
Please note, we do monitor for unauthorised use of our trademark and copyright materials, and we will pursue our trademark and copyright rights when breaches are found.
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Inclusion of an entity does not necessarily imply endorsement of, or support for, an individual or organisation by Big Volcano.
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