Terms & Conditions

Terms & Conditions

Definitions

“User” means the person or entity using the website and/or registering for any of the programs managed by Australian Science Innovations (ASI).

“Owner” means the company that owns the website, Australian Science Innovations.

“Service Provider” means the company providing the website content management system and hosting services to the Owner for the website.

“Website” means URL.

“Programs” means the programs being offered by the Owner, and include, but is not limited to the Australian Science Olympiad Competition, Big Science Competition, Australian Science Olympiad Summer School and International Science Olympiads.

Agreement to be bound by Terms

It is a condition of use of this site that Users agree to these Terms and Conditions. By registering to use this site Users agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions.

Indemnity

The User agrees to indemnify the Owner and the Service Provider against any claim for loss or damage of any kind by any third party arising out of, or in relation to, the use of the Website by the User.

Copyright

Material on this site and all related program information is all the copyright of the Owner or the Service Provider and the copying or use of this information is not permitted unless prior written permission is received from the site owner.

Unavailability

From time to time information that would normally be available through the site may not be able to be accessed online because of technical or other problems. The Owner and the Service Provider expressly excludes liability to any User of this site in respect of the unavailability of content regardless of whether or not this unavailability is caused by the negligence of the Owner or the Service Provider.

Privacy and storage of your personal information

It is necessary for the Owner to capture information about you in order to provide the services offered through this website. The use of the information and your rights in respect of it is set out in the Privacy Statement on this Website.

Registrations to take part in our Programs

Registrations to take part in our Programs must be made before the published closing date.  Registrations are not valid unless they are paid in full.

Any person making a registration to take part in our Programs is deemed by the Owner to be authorised to do so, and liable for payment of the registration.

Access to our Programs

All communication about, and access to, the Programs will be made via the email address provided by the User in their registration form.

Access to the Programs will be available only on the published dates. It is the Users responsibility to access the Programs on the published sitting dates.

The Owner cannot guarantee access to the Programs outside of the published sitting dates.

The Owner will do all that is reasonably possible to provide the User with access to the Programs on the published sitting date.

Eligibility

Junior Science Olympiad Exam eligibility

Australian Science Olympiad Summer School eligibility

International Science Olympiad eligibility

Integrity of the Programs

To protect the integrity of the Programs, each Program has a designated sitting date (or date range) and conditions that are published on this website. It is the Users responsibility to adhere to these dates and conditions.

If a variation of sitting date is required a Variation of Date form must be submitted to asi@asi.edu.au for approval.

Under no circumstances may the Programs be sat before the designated sitting dates published on the website.

If the Programs are sat on a day that is different to the designated sitting dates found on the website (and the Variation of Date form was not submitted and/or approved), they may not be eligible for marking.

If there is evidence of collusion or other academic dishonesty, students will be disqualified.

Markers decisions are final and no correspondence will be entered into.

CERTIFICATES AND RESULTS

 Big Science Competition

PDF certificates are included in the registration fee for the Big Science Competition Online. A $20 fee (plus GST for Australian schools) applies for certificates printed and mailed.

Printed certificates are included in the registration fee for the Big Science Competition Pen and Paper.

Australian Science Olympiad Exams

Students receive a certificate indicating their performance.  Individual student marks and rankings will not be made available.

Refunds

Refunds will be issued in full if registrations are cancelled or revised before the published registration closing date. Refunds will not be given after the published registration closing date.

Refunds will not be given if a User fails to access the Programs on the published date.

Fees

Big Science Competition
All prices are in Australian dollars $AUD. All orders within Australia incur GST. Registrations made outside of Australia do not incur GST.
Please see website for current registration fees.

Australian Science Olympiad Exams
All prices are in Australian dollars $AUD. All orders incur GST.  Please see website for current registration fees.

Australian Science Olympiad Summer School
All prices are in Australian dollars $AUD.

This program does not incur GST. Please see website for current registration fees.

International Science Olympiad
All prices are in Australian dollars $AUD. This program does not incur GST. Please see website for current registration fees.

 

Payment

Payment terms are net 30 days.

VISA and MASTERCARD credit cards are accepted Credit Card payments can only be made via the secure payment gateway on the website. No credit card information is stored.

Payments can also be made by cheque or EFT.

Cheques should be made out to Australian Science Innovations and posted to:

Australian Science Innovations
Box 7251
Canberra Mail Centre, ACT 2610

If a cheque payment is dishonoured the payer is responsible for the banks dishonour fee charges. The Owner must be reimbursed for any dishonour fee charges.

EFT payments can be made into the following account:

Australian Science Innovations
BSB 062 913
ACC 1081 3376

For international transfers

Bank: Commonwealth Bank of Australia.
Branch: Belconnen Mall
Address: Belconnen Mall
Benjamin Way. Belconnen
Australian Capital Territory
CACTI. Australia
Swift Code: CTBAAU2S

All EFT payments must be referenced with the invoice number which accompanies all registrations. Failure to do so may result in the Owner requesting re-payment. A tax invoice receipt will be emailed upon completion of your registration.

Freight and postage charges

For Australian schools, postage and handling charges are covered by the registration fees. For schools outside of Australia, postage and handling charges are additional to the registration fees. These charges vary depending on shipping address and are automatically calculated and itemised on the registration page before you finalise and pay for your registration. Papers are sent to the delivery address nominated by the User during the registration process. All orders are sent by registered Australian Post. All international orders are sent by international courier.

Papers are dispatched two weeks before the competition date. If you have not received your papers one week before the competition date, please contact us on 02 6125 6228 or asi@asi.edu.au

Return of answer sheets

Big Science Competition (pen & paper)
Answer sheets and declaration forms must be received by us within 7 working days after the close of the competition period, otherwise answer sheets may not be marked unless a prior arrangement is made. Answer sheets should be returned using registered mail or courier.