Legal Notices

Legal Notices and website terms and conditions – Visit Victoria Limited (ABN 37 611 725 270)

Version 1
Updated July 2016

Application of these terms and conditions

These terms and conditions apply to this website, which is operated by Visit Victoria Limited (ABN 37 611 725 270) under the domain name 'visitvictoria.com', 'visitmelbourne.com' and other Visit Victoria internet sites.

By using our website, you signify your acceptance of these terms and conditions.  If you do not agree to these terms and conditions, please do not use our website.  We reserve the right to modify, alter or otherwise update these terms and conditions at any time. Should we modify, alter or otherwise update these terms and conditions, we will prominently post notice(s) of the changes on the website.

Copyright

Visit Victoria operates at arm's length from the Government as a company limited by guarantee.

Visit Victoria owns the copyright in all material produced here. Content of this site is protected by the copyright and trademark laws of Australia and other countries, unless otherwise stated.

You are authorised to download or print material from the site for your personal, non-commercial use.

Materials may only be downloaded or printed with the applicable copyright and other notices included. Any other use (including copying, modifying, displaying or transmitting) of the content of this site requires the prior written permission of Visit Victoria or its licensors.

Trademarks, logos and images

The 'Visit Victoria' name and logos are trademarks of Visit Victoria. All rights are reserved for these logos. Logos must not be used in any form without the prior written consent of Visit Victoria. All other trademarks appearing on the Visit Victoria site are the property of their respective owners.

Visit Victoria does not give Creative Commons 4.0 permission for use of:

  • Any images, photographs or branding, including the Visit Victoria and Visit Melbourne logos, the Victoria brand logo, the Melbourne brand logo, Victorian Coat of Arms, the Victoria State Government insignia, the Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources logo, and Best of everything tagline logo; and
  • Content supplied by third parties.

Please email enquiries and requests for use permission to the attention of the Managing Editor, Digital at: Online Comments.

Attribution

Material obtained from this website is to be attributed as: © Visit Victoria.

Third Party Copyright

Content and images from external websites are used by us with permission.  We recommend that you refer to the copyright statements at those websites before using any external site materials.  Third party permission may be required to use the material. Content and images from external websites are used by Visit Victoria with permission. Visit Victoria recommends that you refer to the copyright statements at those websites before using any external site materials. Their permission may be required to use the material.

Disclaimer

Visit Victoria endeavours to ensure that information appearing in this site is correct at the time of collation, but accepts no responsibility for any mistakes, inaccuracies or mis-descriptions, whether by inclusion or omission and whether negligent or otherwise. Prices, details and services shown are subject to change without notice, and Visit Victoria accepts no responsibility for any such changes. Prior to making bookings, you should check the availability and price of accommodation and services, the details of the facilities and/or services, and any applicable terms and conditions. All standards of accommodation and services contained in this site are indicative only of a certain class, and are based upon information provided to Visit Victoria, which Visit Victoria does not check independently. Visit Victoria makes no representation or warranty in relation to the standard, class or fitness for purpose of any accommodation or service, nor does it endorse or in any respect warrant any products or services by virtue of any information, material or content referred to or included on, or linked from or to this site.

Governing law and jurisdiction

This web site is governed by and construed according to the law of the State of Victoria, Australia. It is a condition of use that users of this site agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Victoria and the federal courts of the Commonwealth of Australia.

Internet use risks

Visit Victoria does not warrant that the functions contained in the site will be uninterrupted or without error. In addition, Visit Victoria shall not be responsible for the propagation of computer worms, viruses or other harmful components transmitted from this site and other third-party sites.

Quoted prices

Figures and/or prices stated on the Visit Victoria site are generally prices for tourist services, such as accommodation, day tours or attraction entrance fees. All figures quoted are in Australian dollars, unless otherwise stated, and include a Goods and Services Tax (GST). Prior to making bookings, you should check the availability and price of accommodation and services with the operator, and any applicable terms and conditions.

Links to other sites

Where Visit Victoria offers links to other sites, Visit Victoria is not affiliated with those sites and has no control over, and is not responsible for, their content, privacy practice or other policies. Third-party sites should contain their own privacy notes, and those third parties should be responsible for their own privacy practices. Written requests for Visit Victoria to link to a site should be forwarded to Online Comments

Visit Victoria welcomes links from other sites. Please contact Visit Victoria to seek written permission to link to the site.

Editorial policy

Information provided on this site is posted at the discretion of Visit Victoria. The site publishes articles, interviews and information that Visit Victoria believes will be of interest and value to consumers. All views and opinions contained in the articles, interviews, or other information on the site are solely the opinion of the writer, and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of Visit Victoria.

Accessibility - Accessibility features on visitvictoria.com

Access keys

Use the following access keys with the modifier key that is specific to your browser.  View a complete list of modifier keys.

0 - See the list of access keys on this page

1 - Go to top of home page

2 - Go to top of current page (quick access to skip links)

3 - Jump to switch to turn automatic slide show off or on (home page and pages with slideshows)

4 - Go to site map

--> Skip links

These are shown at the top left of each page when the tab key is hit for the first time.
Skip to page content: jumps to the main content on the page.
Skip to page navigation: jumps to page specific navigation.
Accessibility help page: opens this page.

Keyboard controls for navigating the global menu

Tab: moves keyboard focus to the next top-level menu item
Shift Tab: moves keyboard focus to the previous top-level menu item
Down arrow: expands the current top level navigation item and moves keyboard focus through each sub item

Keyboard controls for navigating the page-specific menu

Tab: moves keyboard focus to the next menu item
Shift Tab: moves keyboard focus to the previous menu item
Right arrow: expands the current menu item (if it contains sub items)

Sections of the site

Pages consist of the following sections (not all pages include all sections). Tab sequence moves through these sections in this order:

  1. Skip links
  2. Links to international variant sites
  3. Global site search and links to product specific search pages
  4. Global navigation
  5. Tools to share content using social media
  6. Slide show: this may contain images, video and/or a map
  7. Main content area
  8. RHS feature items: supplementary information including deals
  9. Page specific navigation
  10. Page breadcrumbs
  11. Back to Top link
  12. Page footer

Navigating the map

+ to zoom in
- to zoom out

Arrow keys to pan around the map.

Keyboard controls for using search forms

Searches can be carried out for Events, Attractions, and Accommodation.

Tab: moves keyboard focus to the next search field or item.

Shift Tab: moves keyboard focus to the previous search field or item.

To select sub categories using the Type field:
Right arrow: expands a category within the Type field (if it contains sub items).
--> Space bar: selects a category within the Type field.

Videos

Currently it is not possible to operate videos using keyboard controls and videos on visitvictoria do not contain captions. This will be addressed.

Accessibility statement

Visit Victoria is committed to continuous enhancement of this website to ensure information on this website is widely accessible. Should you experience any difficulties with accessing this website or any information contained within it, please contact us and we will do our best to provide you with information in an alternative format, or direct you to alternative resources or agencies in good faith. To contact Visit Victoria regarding the accessibility of this site, email feedback@visitvictoria.com.au