Date: Thursday 16th April 2015
Thank you for accessing the Lidcombe Program Trainers Consortium (LPTC) website (website).
LPTC is an international, non-profit group dedicated to providing professional continuing education to speech pathologists (also known as speech-language pathologists and speech-language therapists) about how to use the Lidcombe Program.
Your access to and use of the website are governed by these terms and conditions (terms). LPTC reserves the right to change these terms. Therefore, it is important that you review the terms regularly. These terms are current as at the date specified above. By continuing to use this website you accept these terms and conditions as they apply from time to time.
About the website
The website facilitates LPTC’s purpose of providing professional continuing education to speech pathologists about how to use the Lidcombe Program. The website also includes information about the Lidcombe Program for parents, care givers and teachers of children who stutter and for general public.
LPTC publishes the information on the website as a guide only and not as an exhaustive description or explanation of the Lidcombe Program.
The information contained on this website may change from time to time. You, therefore, should check the website on a regular basis rather than relying on information obtained from previous accesses of the website.
Design, content and technical specification of website
LPTC has sole control over the design of and the software, video, music, sound, graphics, photographs, illustrations, artwork, photographs, data and other material and information (Content) included in the website and the technical specification of the website. LPTC may review, edit, alter, move or delete the design or any Content on the website or the technical specification of the website as it considers appropriate without notice to you.
This website is protected by copyright owned by the Stuttering Unit of South Western Sydney Local Health District, the Department of Linguistics at Macquarie University, and the Australian Stuttering Research Centre at The University of Sydney and which is licensed by these entities to LPTC.
You may download and print content from this website for your own personal or internal business purposes only. You must not publish, adapt, communicate to the public, distribute to third parties, amend or make any other copy of any part of the content on this website without our prior written consent of LPTC.
Lidcombe Program Trainers’ Consortium, LPTC and the LPTC logo are owned LPTC. You must not use LPTC’s trade marks without LPTC’s prior written consent.
Other trade marks on the website are owned by third parties. You must not use those trade marks without obtaining the permission of the third party.
This website may contain links to other websites and may on occasion display content or information from other websites within frames on this website. LPTC is not responsible or liable for that content or information, and does not warrant the accuracy, currency or suitability for any purpose of that information.
You may link to the LPTC’s website provided you do so in a way that accurately indicates that the link is to the LPTC’s website page and is not misleading or deceptive.
Technical requirements to use the website
LPTC may alter the technical requirements for accessing the website as it considers necessary or appropriate from time to time.
Access or use of the website may be prohibited in your jurisdiction
LPTC does not represent that publication, access or use of the website are permitted by local laws in all jurisdictions. Even if publication, access or use of the website is not prohibited in a jurisdiction, LPTC reserves the right to restrict or prevent access to the website as it considers necessary or appropriate.
LPTC publishes electronic addresses of our members on this website for business purposes only. The publication of those electronic addresses should not be taken as consent by the members to receiving unsolicited commercial electronic messages not directly related to the recipient’s role or function.
Termination of access to the website
LPTC has the right to terminate or suspend operation of the website as it considers appropriate without notice to you and without any liability to you.
The transmission of information over the Internet is not completely secure or error free. In particular, emails to or from LPTC and information submitted to or accessed via the website may not be secure and you should use discretion in deciding what information you send to LPTC via these means.
Emails to or from LPTC and its consortium members may undergo email filtering and virus scanning, including by third party contractors. LPTC does not warrant that such filters and scans will be effective in removing viruses or other potentially harmful code.
No warranty by LPTC
LPTC makes no warranties or representation about any content on the website, either express or implied. In particular, LPTC does not make any representation or warranty that:
- the content (including Content provided by third parties) is current, complete, accurate, suitable or reliable;
- the website will operate uninterrupted or error-free or that defects will be corrected; or
- the website is compatible with your computer equipment or that the website or its server is free of errors or viruses, worms, “Trojan horses” or other destructive programs or features.
Limitations of liability
You acknowledge that your use of the website is at your own risk. If you are dissatisfied with the website or any of the information or services available via the website, your sole remedy is to discontinue use of the website.
To the maximum extent permitted by law, LPTC excludes completely all liability to any person for any direct, indirect, consequential, special or other loss or damage of any kind (however caused, including by negligence) arising from or relating in any way to the website, Content, services available via the website or any use of the website or Content. Where any law implies a warranty into these terms which may not lawfully be excluded, LTPC’s liability for breach of the warranty will be limited to the maximum extent permitted by law.