Young Change Agents Website Terms & Conditions

Terms and Conditions ("Terms")

Last updated: 01/03/2021

Please read these Terms and Conditions ("Terms", "Terms and Conditions") carefully before using the website and the (the "Service") operated by Young Change Agents. (“Young Change Agents”, “we,” or “us”)

Young Change Agents is an Australian not-for-profit social enterprise that exists to help youth think of problems as opportunities and make a positive change in the world through enterprise. The intention of this website is to help young people amplify their voice by helping build the profile of their initiatives and support them to gain connections and look for funding or other support needed!

Your access to and use of the Service is conditioned on your acceptance of and compliance with these Terms. These Terms apply to all visitors, users and others who access or use the Service.

By accessing or using the Service as part of a Youth Design Challenge you agree to be bound by these Terms.

Project ideas will only be accepted between the closing dates identified on the challenge page and the main proponent of the idea must be between 10-21 years by the date the challenge starts.

All entries agree to their videos and photos being used for the purposes of education and inspiring other young people to participate in design thinking/entrepreneurial education. 

Projects will be selected to be featured on the website each week. 

The winning ideas will be chosen by the judging panel (refer to the Challenge Page for details of the Judges) and the judges decision is final. 

All winning ideas will be published on the Young Change Agents website and may be viewed by the general public. Entrants are able to edit and update this page up until the challenge closes. 

Young Change Agents reserves the right to edit any spelling or grammatical errors and adjust images if required to maintain the quality standards on our site.

The ideas posted by youth are the intellectual property of the young person. Young Change Agents holds no responsibility for the protection of the intellectual property. If your idea involves an invention that you intend to develop further you may wish to consider protection for your idea. See IP Australia for more information on what can/can't be protected.

In addition to these specific challenge Terms and Conditions you are also bound by the general terms of our site below:

By accessing or using the Service you agree to be bound by these Terms.

Children under the age of 13 are not allowed to create an account or otherwise use the Services. If you are under 13 please ask your parent to set up an account using their email address if you wish to post a project or enter a Young Change Agents challenge.

If you are accepting these Terms on behalf of another legal entity, including a business or a government, you represent that you have full legal authority to bind such entity to these terms.

You may browse the Site and view Content without registering, but as a condition to using certain aspects of the Site, you may be required to register with us and select a password and screen name (“User ID”). You shall provide us with accurate, complete, and updated registration information. Failure to do so shall constitute a breach of the Terms and Conditions of Use, which may result in immediate termination of your account. You shall not (i) select or use as a User ID or domain a name of another person with the intent to impersonate that person; (ii) use as a User ID or domain a name subject to any rights of a person other than you without appropriate authorization; or (iii) use as a User ID or domain a name that is otherwise offensive, vulgar or obscene. We reserve the right to refuse registration of, or cancel a User ID and domain in our sole discretion. You are solely responsible for activity that occurs on your account and shall be responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password. You shall never use another user’s account without such other user’s express permission. You will immediately notify us in writing of any unauthorized use of your account, or other account related security breach of which you are aware.

Young Change Agents grants you a personal, non-transferable, non-exclusive, revocable, limited license to use and access the Services solely as permitted by these Terms.  We reserve all rights not expressly granted to you by these Terms.
Except as permitted through the Services or as otherwise permitted by us in writing, your license does not include the right to:
    • license, sell, transfer, assign, distribute, host, or otherwise commercially exploit the Services or Content;
    • modify, prepare derivative works of, disassemble, decompile, or reverse engineer any part of the Services or Content; or
    • access the Services or Content in order to build a similar or competitive website, product, or service.

We reserve the right to modify, suspend, or discontinue the Services (in whole or in part) at any time, with or without notice to you.  Any future release, update, or other addition to functionality of the Services will be subject to these Terms, which may be updated from time to time.  You agree that we will not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension, or discontinuation of the Services or any part thereof.

To use certain features of our Services, you may be required to create a Young Change Agents account (an "Account") and provide us with a username, password, and certain other information about yourself as set forth in the privacy policy.
You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your passwords and login details and for all activities carried out under your password and login. You will be required to login using your real name and email address.

You are solely responsible for the information associated with Your Account and anything that happens related to Your Account. You must maintain the security of your Account and promptly notify us if you discover or suspect that someone has accessed your Account without your permission.  We recommend that you use a strong password that is used only with the Services.

You will not license, sell, or transfer your Account without our prior written approval.  

All personal information you give us will be dealt with in a confidential manner in accordance with our Privacy Policy. However, due to circumstances outside of our control, we cannot guarantee that all aspects of your use of this Website will be confidential due to the potential ability of third parties to intercept and access such information.

The Services may contain information, text, links, graphics, photos, videos, or other materials (“Content”), including Content created with or submitted to the Services by you or through your Account (“Your Content”). We take no responsibility for and we do not expressly or implicitly endorse any of Your Content.

By submitting Your Content to the Services, you represent and warrant that you have all rights, power, and authority necessary to grant the rights to Your Content contained within these Terms.  Because you alone are responsible for Your Content, you may expose yourself to liability if you post or share Content without all necessary rights.

You retain any ownership rights you have in Your Content, but you grant Young Change Agents the following license to use that Content:

When Your Content is created with or submitted to the Services, you grant us a worldwide, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive, transferable, and sublicensable license to use, copy, modify, adapt, prepare derivative works from, distribute, perform, and display Your Content and any name, username, voice, or likeness provided in connection with Your Content in all media formats and channels now known or later developed.  This license includes the right for us to make Your Content available for syndication, broadcast, distribution, or publication by other companies, organizations, or individuals who partner with Young Change Agents. You also agree that we may remove metadata associated with Your Content, and you irrevocably waive any claims and assertions of moral rights or attribution with respect to Your Content.
Any ideas, suggestions, and feedback about us or our Services that you provide to us are entirely voluntary, and you agree that we may use such ideas, suggestions, and feedback without compensation or obligation to you.

Although we have no obligation to screen, edit, or monitor Your Content, we may, in our sole discretion, delete or remove Your Content at any time and for any reason, including for a violation of these Terms, or if you otherwise create liability for us.

Links To Other Websites
Our Service may contain links to third-party web sites or services that are not owned or controlled by Young Change Agents.

Young Change Agents has no control over, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third-party web sites or services. You further acknowledge and agree that Young Change Agents shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such web sites or services.

We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to modify or replace these Terms at any time. This agreement, and any posted revision to this agreement, shall remain in full force and effect while you use Young Change Agents. The latest version will always be available online and it is our users responsibility to check.

In your digital interactions with other users (including but not limited to: comments on projects), you agree to conduct yourself civilly and respectfully. While using the website, you agree that you shall not under any circumstances harass or make mischief against any other user of the website. Young Change Agents reserves the right to determine, at its sole discretion, what constitutes harassment or mischief, and where that has occurred; and may, also at its sole discretion, partially or completely deny service to any infringing party. As part of these efforts, Young Change Agents may enlist the help of its active users to moderate flagged messages, comments and other content to determine if a user’s conduct is harmful to the community.  

You must use this Website only for lawful purposes and in a manner that does not infringe the rights of or restrict or inhibit the use and enjoyment of this Website by any third party. This includes conduct which is unlawful or which may harass or cause distress or inconvenience to any person, the transmission of obscene or offensive content or disruption to this Website. You must not post or transmit via this Website any unlawful, defamatory, obscene, offensive or scandalous material, or any material that constitutes or encourages conduct that would contravene any law.

Young Change Agents will not be responsible or liable for any harm to your computer system, loss of data, or other harm that results from your access to or use of the services, or any content. You also agree that Young Change Agents has no responsibility or liability for the deletion of, or the failure to store or to transmit, any content and other communications maintained by the services. We make no warranty that the services will meet your requirements or be available on an uninterrupted, secure, or error-free basis. No advice or information, whether oral or written, obtained from Young Change Agents or through the services, will create any warranty not expressly made herein. We encourage our users to keep copies of all their work.

Young Change Agents is not responsible for the copyright or trade marking of a team idea and/or project. It is the responsibility of the individual to understand the impact of sharing their ideas on our website. Young Change Agents is not responsible for the loss of intellectual property caused by the user sharing their idea or a user sharing an idea of a third party. We encourage our users to think carefully before sharing on our platform. We take no responsibility for the copyright of an idea and advise our users to take the appropriate legal action, if they feel necessary, before publicly displaying an idea that they want to protect the intellectual property of.

You may terminate your Young Change Agents account by submitting such termination request to Young Change Agents.

You agree that Young Change Agents may, without prior notice, immediately terminate, limit your access or suspend your account, and access to services.

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