Legals

This disclaimer should be read in its entirety. This website contains information, data, documents, policies, procedures, guidelines, images and general material prepared by Country Education Foundation (“CEF”). CEF wishes to make available the information to better inform the community. In particular, the linked information and reference materials are intended solely for the information of the user. CEF does not accept any liability for any injury, loss or damage incurred by use of or reliance on the information

Donations 

Country Education Foundation is endorsed by the ATO as a Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR1). Donations over A$2.00 are fully tax deductible but are not refundable. A Tax Deductible Receipt will automatically be emailed for all donations over AUD$2.00 provided that a valid email address is supplied.

Information Subject to Change

Any information on this website is provided in good faith but may include technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. Furthermore, the information may change from time to time without any notice. Whilst the information is considered to be true and correct at the date of publication, changes in circumstances after the time of publication may impact on the accuracy and currency of the information. CEF is not and will not be, in any way, liable for inaccurate and out of date information printed and stored or in any way interpreted and used by a user.

No Warranties

To the extent permitted by law, this website and the information and services provided on this website, are provided on an “as is”, “as available” basis without warranties of any kind, express or implied, including, but not limited to, those of TITLE, MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE or NON-INFRINGEMENT or any warranty arising from a course of dealing, usage or trade practice. No oral advice or written information provided by CEF or its employees shall create a warranty nor should users rely on any such information or advice.

Disclaimer of Liability

The user assumes all responsibility and risk for the use of this website and the information and services provided on this website, and the Internet generally. Under no circumstances, including negligence, shall CEF or its employees or anyone else involved in creating or maintaining this website be liable for any DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL or CONSEQUENTIAL LOSS, COSTS, DAMAGES, LOST PROFITS, LOST REVENUE, LOST DATA, LOST GOODWILL, LOST BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY OR LOST  BARGAIN, that result from the use or inability to use this website and/or any other websites which are linked to this website, or the information and services provided on this website. Nor shall CEF or its employees be liable for any such damages including, but not limited to, reliance by a user on any information obtained via this website, or that result from mistakes, omissions, interruptions, deletion of files, viruses, errors, defects, or any failure of performance, communications failure, theft, destruction or unauthorised access. In states which do not allow some or all of the above limitations of liability, liability shall be limited to the greatest extent allowed by law.

Online Conduct

Users of this website agree to use this website only for lawful purposes and are prohibited from posting on this website any unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory or obscene material of any kind, including, but not limited to, any material which encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offence, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any applicable local, state, national or international law. This applies to any posting that could be termed as Sexual Harassment and/or Discrimination.

Disclaimer of Endorsement

Reference to any products, services, hypertext link to third parties or other information by trade name, trade mark, supplier or otherwise, does not constitute or imply its endorsement, sponsorship or recommendation by CEF or its employees. Nor is an endorsement of CEF or its employees implied by such links.

Link Disclaimer

Links on this website are provided simply for convenience, and it should not be implied that CEF recommends, endorses or approves of any of the content at the linked website(s). CEF does not review or monitor the contents of these links and takes no responsibility for the accuracy, currency, reliability and correctness of information, links or references to information sources (including Internet sites) outside of this website. Views or recommendations provided in linked websites do not necessarily reflect those of It is the responsibility of the users to make their own investigations, decisions and enquiries about the information retrieved from other Internet websites. CEF is not liable for any charges users may incur by accessing other websites through these links.

Internet Usage Risks

Users should be aware that the World Wide Web is an insecure public network that gives rise to a potential risk that a user’s transactions are being viewed, intercepted or modified by third parties or that files which the user downloads may contain computer viruses or other defects. CEF accepts no liability for any interference with or damage to a user’s computer system, software or data occurring in connection with this website. Users are encouraged to take appropriate and adequate precautions to ensure that whatever is selected from this website is free of viruses or other contamination that may interfere with or damage the user’s computer system, software or data.

Restrictions on Use

The information on this website is protected by copyright. Excepted as expressly permitted by the Copyright Act 1968 and CEF, the user must not reproduce, publish, adapt or communicate the information on this website to the public. CEF authorises the user to make a copy of the information on this website for personal use only.  Educational institutions may reproduce a limited amount of material for educational purposes and without alteration and must acknowledge the source. Content may not be used for commercial purposes or sold.

Linking to this website

CEF consents to a third party linking this website to the third party’s website but if CEF requests the third party to remove the link, from the third party’s website, the third party must immediately do so.

Refund Policy

CEF will provide a refund in the following circumstances:

  • on any CEF branded merchandise purchased at a hosted CEF event (Event), providing the item purchased is returned in its present condition within fourteen (14) days of purchase;
  • on any CEF branded merchandise purchased at an event not hosted by CEF or from a registered third party seller of CEF merchandise, providing the item purchased is returned to CEF in its present condition within fourteen (14) days of purchase;

CEF Events

A confirmation letter and tax deductible receipt will be posted or emailed within 72 hours of receipt of payment. Cancellations of tickets occurring less than seven (7) days prior to an Event will incur a 10% administration fee. Cancellations made less than 72 hours prior to an Event will forfeit full payment.

Substitutes can be made at any time.

CEF will not provide a refund in the following circumstances:

  • the monies received are by way of a donation, unless that donation is made in error and CEF is advised, in writing, within 24 hours of the error being made;
  • the payment to CEF is made for any auction item, silent auction item or raffle ticket at a CEF run Event; or
  • all payments made at events not hosted by CEF, but where the proceeds are subsequently donated to CEF.

Currency

All transactions are in Australian Dollars (AUD$).
Transactions will appear on your credit card statement as: “Country Education Foundation”

Security

CEF uses the latest 128-bit SSL (secure sockets layer) encryption technology. 128-bit SSL encryption is the current industry standard. If you have any questions regarding our security policy, please contact us on [email protected]

Credit card fraud

Most banks and card issuers either cover all the charges that result from unauthorised use of your credit card, or may limit your liability to $50.00. In the unlikely event of unauthorised use of your credit card, you must notify your card provider in accordance with its reporting rules and procedures.

Shipping

We deliver products using Australia Post. Shipping costs are influenced by the size and weight of the product and your location. Exact shipping costs are calculated in the shopping cart and will be added to the order total before checkout.

Orders are dispatched within five (5) business days. Shipping times are estimated at between five (5) and fourteen (14) business days depending on your location.