Not professional advice
The content on the DCA website is provided for general information purposes only.
Only current members of DCA (DCA Members) can access members only content and the members only section of this website and access to that content and that section by non-DCA members is not permitted.
The content on this website has been made available for members of the public and DCA Members for the purpose of providing access to diversity related information. It is made available on the understanding that DCA is not providing professional or legal advice.
Some content on this website may include or summarise views, standards, or recommendations of third parties. This information does not necessarily constitute the views of DCA or indicate DCA's commitment to any course of action.
DCA makes no warranties or representations about this website or any of its content, including in respect of its relevance, accuracy or completeness.
To the extent permitted by law, DCA excludes all liability including for any direct, indirect or consequential loss suffered by you or any person in connection with the use of this website or your use and reliance on its content.
It is strongly recommended that you exercise your own skill and care with respect to your use of content on this website, including carefully considering its accuracy, currency, completeness and relevance to your purposes. Where appropriate, you should also consider obtaining professional advice.
Use of content and Copyright
DCA owns, or is licensed to use, the intellectual property, including copyright, in all content of this website.
You are permitted to read the content on this website. However, non-DCA Members are not permitted to reproduce, publish, communicate to the public or adapt either this website or any content on it.
If you are a DCA Member, or you are an employee of a DCA member and you have created an individual account with the DCA, you are permitted to use the content on this website internally within your organisation on the same terms as you are permitted to use Members Only Content under the Terms of Membership and use of Members Only Area.
Use of publicly available DCA Research
DCA generally makes research infographics and other research insights publicly available on our website with full and summary research reports available to members in the members-only section of the website.
DCA encourages Members to access and utilise our research. Where Members wish to refer to our research publicly, it must be correctly attributed to DCA. Formal attribution to DCA is required where references to DCA research material are in a written format. Citing DCA as a source will suffice where the reference is made in a verbal format. Notwithstanding, Members must not provide links or detailed information about Member-Only information.
The links to external websites contained on this website are not under the control of DCA. DCA does not take responsibility for the content on, or currency of, any externally linked sites. The inclusion of any link within this website does not imply endorsement by DCA of the linked site or any associated person, organisation, product or service, nor does it suggest any relationship with the person or organisations that operates those websites.
The use of this website is governed by the laws of New South Wales.
DCA Privacy Statement
Diversity Council Australia Ltd (DCA) supports and endorses the state and national privacy regimes.
DCA only collects personal information from users and Members with their prior knowledge and consent. Users and Members can access the DCA website home page and browse this site without disclosing personal information.
DCA will only use personal information provided by users and Members for the purposes for which it was collected. DCA will not disclose personal information to a third party. DCA will ensure that the personal information of users and Members will not be disclosed to any other institutions or authorities except if required to by law other regulation.
When visiting this Internet site, the DCA server logs the following user information that is provided by the user’s browser for statistical purposes only:
- The type of browser and operating system that the user is using;
- The user’s top level domain name (for example .com, .gov, .au, etc.);
- The address of the referring site (for example, the previous site the user visited); and
- The user’s server’s IP address (a number that is unique to the machine through which the user is connected to the Internet: usually one of the user’s service provider’s machines).
In addition, the DCA server logs the following information:
- The date and time of the user’s visit; and
- The address of the pages accessed and the documents downloaded.
All of this information is used only for statistical analysis or systems administration purposes. No attempt will be made to identify users or their browsing activities, except in the unlikely event of an investigation where a law enforcement agency may exercise a warrant.
If individuals are submitting personal details, credit card numbers or other information over the internet which they wish to remain private, please note that, while all attempts are made to secure information transmitted to this site, there is a possibility that information they submit could be observed by a third party while in transit. DCA does not retain users' credit card information collected online in the website database. DCA will only record an individual's email address if they send us a message. It will only be used for the purposes for which the individual provides it, and will not be added to a mailing list unless the individual requests that this is done. DCA will not disclose it without the individual’s consent.
DCA has implemented technology and security policies, rules and measures to protect the personal information that is under its control from: unauthorised access, improper use, alteration, unlawful or accidental destruction and accidental loss. DCA will remove personal information from its systems where it is no longer required (except where archiving is required).
If you have any questions about the Privacy Statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this site, you may contact DCA's Sydney office on telephone: (02) 8014 4300 or Email: email@example.com.
DCA uses PayPal for online payments. Information about PayPal's security policy can be found at https://www.paypal.com/au/webapps/mpp/seller-security. DCA uses CloudFlare for SSL and security. CloudFlare's Privacy & Security Statement can be found at https://www.cloudflare.com/security-policy/.
Refund/Cancellation Policy for membership and events
Where there is a fee for attending an event your attendance will only be confirmed on the payment of that fee. Any notice of cancellation received by DCA more than two weeks prior to the date of an event will receive a full reimbursement. Any cancellations received by DCA between two weeks and three days prior to the event will be subject to a 50% cancellation fee. No refunds will be made for any cancellations received by DCA less than three days prior to an event.
Substitute DCA Members are welcome to attend DCA Member only events where the original participant is no longer able to attend. Substitute DCA Members and non-DCA Members are welcome to attend non-DCA Member only events where the original participant is no longer able to attend. Where DCA is notified of the attendance of a substitute participant no cancellation fees apply.
All notifications of cancellations or requests for substitutions must be made to DCA.
Cancellation of DCA membership
You may cancel your DCA membership at any time by advising DCA in writing. In the event that you cancel your membership, you acknowledge that all individual member accounts created by DCA for your employees pursuant to your membership will also be cancelled.
Generally where members cancel their DCA membership they will not receive a refund for the whole or part of any paid membership fee. DCA will only refund membership fees in exceptional circumstances. You acknowledge that all decisions by DCA as to whether to refund the whole or part of paid membership fees are made by DCA in its absolute discretion.
Notifications and requests
All notifications and requests to DCA must be made by email: firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone: (02) 8014 4300 as appropriate having regard to the nature of the request.