Terms of Use - Telstra Media

Telstra Media Website Terms


Welcome to the Telstra Media Website! We really appreciate all the visitors to our site and we hope you find it entertaining and informative. There’s just a few terms and conditions that you should know apply to you when you visit us. The Telstra Media Website includes http://media.telstra.com.au and other pages and websites with the Telstra Media branded header, that’s either owned or run by us (Telstra Corporation Limited) or our licensors. The terms and conditions are made up of;

  • these terms;
  • the Copyright and Trade Mark Notice;
  • our Privacy Statement;
  • those terms implied by law that cannot be excluded by us; and
  • any other terms, conditions, notices or disclaimers that are shown on individual pages of the Telstra Media Website,

which in total we'll refer to as the "Website Terms".

No other terms apply.

By using the Telstra Media Webiste, you agree:
  • to comply with these Website Terms;
  • that you're only using the Telstra Media Website for personal use; and
  • you're not going to use the Telstra Media Website in a way that causes us loss or damage.

Sounds fair, right?

Changing the Website Terms

From time to time, we may need to change these Website Terms and we’ll do so by publishing an updated version here on the Telstra Media Website. You should check the “Last Updated” date at the bottom of these Website Terms. When you use the Telstra Media Website, you’re agreeing to accept the updated Website Terms. If there’s anything in these Website Terms that you don’t agree with, you should stop using the Telstra Media Website immediately.

Content you submit to the Telstra Website

The good news is that when you submit, post or transmit content via the Telstra Media Website, you keep intellectual property rights in that content which we’ll call "Your Content".

However, the other part of the bargain is that you grant to us, a licence to Your Content just in connection with the Telstra Media Website and for the reasonable purposes of our business (including marketing) and allows us to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish or communicate to the public. The licence you give us is non-exclusive (you can give it to others), irrevocable (no take backs), perpetual (lasts for infinity), worldwide (hey, it’s a big world), royalty free (we don’t owe you money), transferable and able to be sub-licenced (we can pass on the licence) by us.

You warrant (promise) that you have the right to grant the above licence and that Your Content (and us using the licence rights to Your Content) won’t infringe the intellectual property rights of any person, isn’t defamatory and doesn’t breach any law.

You agree that we don’t necessarily have to attribute Your Content to you and that you grant us the right to amend and edit it.

What your Content must not do

Most, if not all of our visitors do the right thing but we obviously have to be careful and so we think it’s important to note, that Your Content must not:
  • be illegal;
  • be pornographic, sexually explicit, violent or obscene;
  • request personal information from anyone who is under 18 years old;
  • racist or hateful or promote racism or hatred towards another person or group of persons;
  • be threatening, abusive or harassing of another person or group of persons;
  • infringe any person's intellectual property rights, including copyright or trade mark rights;
  • be malicious, defamatory or vilify;
  • be misleading or deceptive;
  • negatively affect our reputation or brand;
  • transmit malware, viruses or other harmful computer code;
  • send a commercial advertisement, an affiliate link;
  • solicit other users to buy or sell goods or services.

Good rules for the internet in general if you ask us!

Just so you know, we may monitor Your Content at any time but we’re not necessarily obliged to do so. If, in our sole opinion, Your Content breaches these Website Terms, we may immediately and without telling you:
  • refuse to publish Your Content;
  • edit Your Content (before or after it is published);
  • take down Your Content;
  • report your conduct or Your Content to relevant authorities; and/or
  • take any other remedial action we consider necessary.

Third party content

You should know that much of the content provided via the Telstra Media Website (including via hyperlink) relates to third party products, services or information ("Third Party Content"). This Third Party Content isn’t necessarily provided, recommended or endorsed by us (and it’s certainly not intended to be investment, financial product, legal, taxation or other advice by us).

Your use of Third Party Content will be on the terms agreed between you and the relevant third party and you need to always check out their terms. Make your own enquiries with the relevant third party and, if necessary, consult an independent adviser before relying on Third Party Content or entering into a transaction in relation to the Third Party Content. From time to time, we may receive fees and/or commissions from the third parties for Third Party Content. You acknowledge and consent to us receiving the fees.

Nature of Telstra Media website

Now, we use reasonable care and skill in providing the Telstra Media Website but given the nature of technology (including sometimes systems and services that we don’t always own or control), we also can’t promise that the Telstra Media Website will always be working, or virus or fault free. We can’t promise that the content on the Telstra Media Website (including Third Party Content) is necessarily accurate, reliable, suitable, complete or of a particular quality.

Our liability to you

Except as set out under this section, we don’t accept liability to you for breach of contract or negligence. As the Telstra Media Website and any services on it, are provided to you for the purpose of personal use, we don’t accept liability to you for losses that result from your use of the Telstra Media Website in connection with the conduct of a business. We’ll accept liability if it can’t be excluded by law, however, to the extent permitted by the legislation, we limit our liability to the resupply of the services, information or links and associated services (as the case may be).

We’re not liable for any loss to the extent that you cause it (for example, through your negligence or breach of contract). Please understand that if a breach of the Website Terms occurs but we don’t take any action, that inaction is not a waiver of our rights and not a waiver of any of our rights to subsequently act.

Your liability to us

You agree that you’re liable to us for breach of these Website Terms or negligence but you’re not liable to us for any loss to the extent that we cause it.

General terms

These Website Terms are governed by the law in force in New South Wales, Australia.

If there’s an inconsistency between these Website Terms and any other terms, conditions, notices or disclaimers shown on individual pages of the Telstra Media Website ("Other Terms"), then those Other Terms have priority.

Specific terms from our third party partners

Copyright Notice: News services include content from a variety of third party suppliers, including AAP, Reuters and Weatherzone (“the Copyright Owners”). The text, photos, graphics, audio and video works are only for personal use anticipated by this service and the arrangements with the Copyright Owners (“the Permitted Use”) and must not, directly, or indirectly, be published, rewritten for broadcast, communication or publication or redistributed in any medium.

Such copyright materials and works must not be stored in any electronic or other system except for the Permitted Use. No other party or any other person may hold the Copyright Owners liable for any delays, inaccuracies, errors or omissions in respect of such materials and works, the transmission or delivery of such materials and works or any loss or damage arising from any of the foregoing.


Last Updated: 5th May, 2017.