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This policy sets out our data processing practices through the use of the Internet and any other electronic communications networks. It also sets out your options regarding the way that your personal information is used.
  1. Terms and Conditions
    1. International Society for Music Education (ISME)'s terms and conditions for the use of the ISME website.
  2. Use of the ISME website (
    1. By using and/or visiting the ISME website you signify your agreement to these terms and conditions.
    2. ISME may, in its sole discretion, modify or revise these terms and conditions and any related policies at any time, and you agree to be bound by such modifications or revisions. Nothing in this agreement shall be deemed to confer any third-party rights or benefits.
  3. Linking
    1. may have links to other websites. ISME is not responsible for the contents, nor does it warrant the accuracy or reliability of any linked website. ISME, to the extent permissible by law, excludes all liability which may arise from your use or reliance on the information or contents contained in the linked site.
  4. Copyright
    1. The copyright in the contents of this website is owned by ISME or its licensors.
  5. Data protection - general
    1. ISME is committed to protecting your privacy. The text below describes the ways in which we collect information from you when you use the service, and what we may use it for. It should be read in conjunction with the other terms and conditions of use and data protection policy
    2. ISME is an international organization with offices in the UK and Australia. The website is hosted in the UK and so ISME deems itself bound by UK law in respect of its web presence.
    3. If you have any other questions about this policy you can write to us at our correspondence address: Suite 148 45, Glenferrie Road Malvern, VICTORIA 3144 Australia Or e-mail
  6. Data protection - What data do we collect from you?
    1. We collect data from you ('user data') when you register as an ISME member, or to receive updates from us.
    2. This data can sometimes comprise personal data about individuals, to which UK data protection laws apply. These terms and conditions and the data protection policy describe ISME's approach to fulfilling its obligations under those data protection laws.
  7. Data protection - Our use of user data
    1. We will use user data we collect from you only in accordance with the following guidelines:
      • to provide the updates to you: We will use user data to provide and improve our service to you, to notify you of any changes to our terms and conditions of use.
      • to send you information about our other products and services if you so wish: from time to time, ISME, or third parties acting on ISME's behalf, may wish to send you information about other services which we offer and believe you may be interested in. We may use user data for this purpose. If you decide now, or at any later time, that you do not wish to receive this information, please inform us by email at
  8. Data protection - Internally within ISME
    1. ISME may make user data available across the organisation or to nominated third party suppliers, either for the fulfilment of ISME's services, or to enable them to provide you with information about products or services which they believe you may be interested in.
  9. Virus protection
    1. Although care is taken to check and test material at all stages of production, ISME cannot accept any responsibility for any loss, disruption or damage to your data or your computer system which may occur whilst using material derived from this website.
  10. Postings
    1. You agree that you will not post material that contains content which is harmful, threatening, abusive, vulgar, obscene, harassing, defamatory, offensive (racially, sexually or ethnically), promotes a political view or is otherwise objectionable.
    2. You will not post or transmit chain letters, pyramid or money schemes.
    3. Material that you post must not contain links to sites that open up multiple windows or to sites that contain material that would fall within clause 7.1 above.
    4. You agree that you will not post content, the display of which would infringe the intellectual property rights of any third party. In particular, you represent and warrant that the content of your posting is original and not copied from any third party, without their express permission.
    5. You agree that you will not use postings to offer items or services for sale or place advertisements for goods, products or services of third parties.
    6. If you breach any of the provisions set out in this clause ISME may immediately terminate your use of the service.
    7. ISME reserves the right not to publish any material that you post in its absolute discretion.
    8. You consent to ISME editing any posting it receives from you for the sole purpose of formatting to make it legible.
  11. Disclaimer
    1. ISME has tried to ensure that the contents and information it provides in this website is accurate at the time of posting. Unfortunately it cannot guarantee the accuracy of contents or information contained in its pages and any person using information contained in them does so entirely at their own risk.
    2. The views and opinions expressed in the user-generated content on this site are not those of ISME and no endorsement is made by ISME of accuracy or completeness of the content. You should not rely on the content.
    3. When using the site, you may gain access to other websites through use of links or hypertext. You agree that ISME is not responsible for the content or operation of such third party websites and that ISME shall have no liability to you or any other person or entity for the use of such third party websites.
    4. ISME disclaims all liability to you arising out of your use of the service. 9. Governing law 9.1. These terms and conditions of use and your use of the services shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law and the English Courts shall have exclusive jurisdiction in connection with all matters relating to these terms and conditions of use.