Terms & Conditions

This website is operated by the University of Sydney ABN 15 211 513 464.

 Please read the Terms of Use (Terms) below carefully before using Breaking the Ice ("Website") as use of the Website is acceptance of these Terms.  Do not use Breaking the Ice if you do not agree with these Terms.

Acceptance of Terms

Your use of Breaking the Ice (whether by browsing or downloading Material) is your binding acceptance of these Terms. We may amend these Terms from time to time and You will be deemed to have accepted any amendments once those amendments have been published on the Portal.   If the new Terms substantially affect your use of the Website, you may terminate your use of the Website via email but such termination shall not entitle you to any refunds of any payments that may have been made for use of the Website.

Information and Content

Information and Material made available on and through the Website is for general information purposes only and is not intended as a substitute for professional advice.  Information on the Website is generic, and not necessarily relevant to your particular situation. 

No warranty

We do not warrant that the Material contained in the Website is accurate, current or complete. To the maximum extent permitted by law, we provide the Material on the Website on an as is basis, without warranties of any kind, either express or implied.  In particular, we do not warrant that the Material is fit for any particular purpose. Where any legislation implies any term, representation or warranty and that legislation prohibits exclusion of that term, then that term is included in these terms but to the extent permitted by that legislation, Our liability for any breach of that term is limited to supplying the Material or products or services again. 

Links and frames connecting this Website with other websites are for convenience only and do not necessarily mean that we are associated with, endorse, recommend or approve those other websites, their content, their operators or any associated organisation, product or service. We do not warrant the accuracy of any hypertext links provided on the Website, nor the suitability or accuracy of any content accessible via those links. Use or reliance on the content of those websites is at your own risk.

We do not represent or warrant that any files displayed or available for downloading through the Website, or through any third party website, are free from viruses or other defects. You assume all responsibility for any loss or damage resulting directly or indirectly from access to or use of those files. Neither we nor our content providers shall be liable for any direct, indirect, or consequential losses arising from the use of the Website or an inability to use the Website.


Materials on this Website are subject to copyright under Australian law, through international treaties and applicable law in other countries. You acknowledge that the Website contains text, images, audio and video, information, graphics, software, links to other websites and other material (Material) that are our intellectual property or the intellectual property of third parties and are protected by proprietary rights, including but not limited to copyright and trademark law. You agree to comply with any additional copyright notices or conditions contained in any Material available on or accessed through the Website.

You must not copy, republish, sell, redistribute or otherwise exploit the contents of the Website without the prior written consent from us. 

Account Suspension

In the event of any suspicion that the safety and integrity of your account has been compromised by a third party, extended periods of inactivity, requests by law enforcement or other government agencies or if you have violated these Terms, your account may be suspended by us without notice.  Prior to suspension of your account a notification will be sent to Your registered email and You will have 30 days in which to raise any objections via email to such suspension and/or request reinstatement.  You may request your account be suspended at any time which will cease access to and communications from the Website.