Terms & Conditions
By using the Cloud Journals you are agreeing to the Terms and Conditions given below.
Cloud Journals Pty Ltd will take all reasonable steps to provide all users with a safe, secure and operational electronic teachers professional development journal system. If at any time you feel your rights as a user have not been upheld or you have any questions regarding the below, please contact us immediately.
Cloud Journals will occasionally be unavailable for short periods of time as we upgrade system features. We will endeavour to provide at least 2 working days’ notice of any scheduled outage.
Cloud Journals administrators have limited access to data in your Cloud Journals account. We will not access this unless specifically required to support your use of Cloud Journals as per these Terms and Conditions.
If you report objectionable material or inappropriate behaviour to the Site Administrator, we will ensure the matter is investigated in a timely manner.
The (below) Privacy Statement should be considered an extension of these Terms and Conditions and be read by all users.
Your Cloud Journals account will expire after a given period of time or after given period of inactivity, as set by the Cloud Journals administrators. You will receive an email reminder shortly before your account is due to expire. We suggest you save your Cloud Journals Documents to your personal computer at this time, so that you retain copies for future use.
All files and content you upload to Cloud Journals are subject to Australian Copyright legislation. You are responsible for ensuring you have appropriate permission to reproduce and publish any work that is not your own.
You must not use Cloud Journals to store or display offensive material. If Cloud Journals’s Site Administrator receives a report of any objectionable material within your Cloud Journals, your account will be suspended and your access to Cloud Journals will be frozen pending an investigation in accordance to the Professional Conduct Policy or equivalent of your Cloud Journals account holding institution. Where no Conduct Policy exists the matter will be referred to an appropriate staff member of your institution or organisation.
Inappropriate behaviour includes misuse of the reporting system, intentionally attempting to load files with virus content, placing objectionable or excessive feedback, comments or objectionable material on your own or any other users Cloud Journals and any other behaviour deemed to be a nuisance or offensive by the Site Administrator giving reference to reasonable community standards.
Any unsolicited contact you receive as a result of personal information you have publicly released via your Cloud Journals is your responsibility, however any misconduct in behaviour from users of the system should be reported to the Site Administrator immediately. We may occasionally make minor adjustments to our Terms and Condition to reflect changes to the system and in response to user feedback. As such we suggest you check the Terms and Conditions each time you visit this site. We will however notify users of any major changes to the Terms and Conditions via the Cloud Journals homepage.
This Statement of Privacy applies to the Cloud Journals site and governs data collection and usage. Cloud Journals is committed to protecting your privacy and by providing users with a safe and functional personal learning and development environment.
Collection of personal information
When you register on Cloud Journals you will be required to provide us with a certain amount of personal information. We will not disclose any of your personal information to any other person or organisation without your written consent unless authorised or required by law.
Cloud Journals requires cookies to be enabled within your browser. Please note that no personal information is stored within the cookies used in the Cloud Journals.
A cookie is a data file that is placed on your computer by a webpage server. Cookies are not programs, spyware or viruses and are unable to perform any operation by themselves.
How we use your personal information
Your personal information will be used only for the purpose for which you provided it to us.
As Cloud Journals users you are able to determine what personal information you make available to others. By default, unless assigned Organisation Administrator (or School Principal) access rights, a user may only view your Preferred Name. This includes listings within a Notification report or Visitor Log. You will receive an email notification each time your Organisation Administrator (or School Principal) accesses your Cloud Journals.
We may also collect system usage for statistical purposes, however this data will not identify any individual or organisation.
Storage and security of your personal information
We will take all reasonable steps to ensure that any personal information we hold is not subject to loss or misuse or unauthorised access, disclosure or alteration.
To help protect your personal information, do not disclose your Username or Password to any person other than the Cloud Journals Administrator at Cloud Journals.
Changes to this privacy statement
Occasionally we may make adjustments to our privacy statement to reflect changes to the system and in response to customer feedback. We suggest you check the Privacy Statement each time you visit this site.
If you have any questions regarding this Statement or believe we have not adhered to any part of it, please contact us and we will use all reasonable efforts to remedy your concerns.