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ABR Online Terms and Conditions

Friday, 01 April 2011 12:36 Written by Amy Baillieu
Published in ABR Online Edition

Australian Book Review Inc. (referred to as ‘the Publisher’ throughout) offers access to ABR Online on the following Terms and Conditions. Please read this document carefully before proceeding. The Publisher reserves the right to change the Terms and Conditions at any time. www.australianbookreview.com.au is referred to as ‘the website’ in this document.

ABR Online  SUBSCRIPTION SERVICES

If you proceed and become an ABR Online subscriber, or if you purchase access to ABR Online for one month only, you acknowledge that:

  • you buy access to ABR Online only for the duration of your subscription;
  • this subscription is for personal use only;
  • you will not permit third parties to access ABR Online either gratis or for a charge;
  • if the Publisher discovers that your account has been regularly opened by other users, we will require you to convert your individual subscription into an institutional (group) subscription, at a different subscription rate;
  • you are wholly responsible for the security and confidentiality of your username and password, and you will not reveal these details to others or publish them;
  • the price of any subscription service is subject to change at any time.

ONLINE PAYMENT SECURITY

The ABR Online online subscription facility accepts payment by the credit cards VISA and MASTERCARD, and also by PayPal. To arrange direct debit payment, or payment by cheque, subscribers must contact ABR: +61 3 9699 8822; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. The Publisher does not accept COD (cash on delivery). All prices listed are in Australian Dollars ($AUD) and include GST. See also our Privacy and Security Statement for more details on our secure online credit card processing provided via SSL and the eWAY® payment gateway service.

ABR Online  SUBSCRIPTION PERIODS

ABR Online subscribers will pay the relevant subscription prices in advance.

A one-year subscription is an agreement whereby the subscriber joins and has access to ABR Online for a period of 12 months (i.e. ten issues). A one-year subscription gives subscribers full access to digital content, including any online back issues.

The Publisher will not invoice subscribers on a recurring basis. A renewal notice will be issued by email prior to the expiration of the subscription period. Subscribers will need to take action to confirm they wish to renew their current subscription.

PURCHASING ACCESS TO ABR Online FOR ONE MONTH ONLY

A subscriber can purchase access to ABR Online for a single month. A one-month subscription gives the subscriber access to ABR Online for thirty days.

Those subscribing for one month do not have access to any back issue content.

The Publisher will not invoice these subscribers on a recurring basis. Subscribers will need to purchase subsequent access separately.

 REFUND POLICY

ABR does not give refunds.

 GENERAL DISCLAIMERS

Use of ABR Online is at the subscriber’s own risk. The Publisher makes no representation or warranty about, or shall be liable, in contract, tort (including negligence) or otherwise, for any direct, indirect, special or consequential loss, damages or reliance in connection with ABR Online, its use, its content or any products or services referred to in ABR Online or on the website. This includes (but is not restricted to) loss or damage you might suffer as a result of any of the following:

  • reliance on ABR Online content (including third-party material and advertisements), regardless of any editorial measures taken by us;
  • failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, failure to correct defects, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus or other harmful component, loss of data, communication line failure, unlawful third party conduct, or theft, destruction, alteration or unauthorised access to records;
  • accessing any sites or servers maintained by other organisations through links on ABR Online or the website. Links are provided for the convenience of users only and without responsibility for the content or operation of those sites. Unless otherwise stated, linked sites and their products and services are not endorsed by the Publisher and your linking to any such site is at your own risk;
  • the provision of credit card or other financial information, the failure to complete (or delay in completing) any transaction, or other loss or damage arising from any e-commerce transacted or attempted to be transacted on the website.

CONTINUED SITE AVAILABILITY AND ACCESS

The Publisher will do whatever it can to offer unbroken access to ABR Online and the website generally, but it cannot guarantee this. The Publisher reserves the right to alter fees for access to ABR Online.

COOKIES

ABR Online  uses cookies. If you do not have cookies activated in your web browser, some functions of the site may not operate fully.

 INDEMNITY

You indemnify the Publisher, its affiliates, employees, agents, contributors, third-party content providers and licensors from and against all actions, suits, claims, demands, liabilities, costs, expenses, loss and damage (including legal fees on a full indemnity basis) incurred or suffered by you or by us as a direct or indirect consequence of your accessing, using or transacting on this site or your attempts to do so or any breach by you or your agents of these Terms.

COPYRIGHT AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
The material in ABR Online and on the website is protected by copyright under the Australian Copyright Act 1968 (the Act) and, through international treaties, in other countries. Copyright in articles and images appearing in ABR Online and on the website remains with each third-party contributor. Otherwise all rights (including copyright) in the content and compilation of these web pages are owned or controlled for these purposes, and are reserved, by the publisher:

Australian Book Review Inc. (ABN 21 176 539 338)
Studio 2, 207–229 City Road, Southbank, Vic., 3006

Telephone: +61 3 9699 8822
Facsimile: +61 3 9699 8803
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

You are authorised to download and view content for your own personal, non-commercial use but you must not, without the prior written permission of the publisher, exploit any of our site materials for commercial purposes. And except as permitted under the Act, no part of ABR Online or the website may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, communicated or transmitted in any form or by any means without prior written permission.

For assistance with ABR Online subscriptions and renewals, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or phone ABR on +61 3 9699 8822 during normal business hours.

INSTITUTIONAL ACCESS VIA IP ADDRESS AUTHORISATION

Access to ABR Online is available to any institutional subscriber via a fixed IP address or fixed IP range. This access can only be arranged during business hours, by calling ABR: +61 3 9699 8822, or by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. It cannot be organised online.

These are the Terms and Conditions for institutional subscribers covering rights and limitations for IP address access to ABR Online. They are in addition to the Terms and Conditions above.

The Publisher grants IP address access to ABR Online to all Authorised Users on the following conditions:

  • The Publisher’s acceptance of the institutional subscriber’s order; and
  • Receipt of the total subscription fee.

 ‘Authorised Users’ are accredited current full and part-time students, employees (including faculty and staff), and other individuals permitted to use the computers on an institutional subscriber’s restricted site. For organisations situated in more than one city, each city office is considered a different site. For organisations within the same city that are administered independently, each office is considered a different site.

These Authorised Users may only access ABR Online while onsite at the institutional subscriber’s premises. Access to ABR Online is accessible only via a fixed IP address or fixed IP range; and ABR Online is not accessible remotely to Authorised Users off-site.

The institutional subscriber accepts the following guidelines:

  1. The institutional subscriber will undertake all necessary steps to ensure that only Authorised Users access ABR Online.
  2. The institutional subscriber understands – and will take all necessary steps to ensure – that Authorised Users can only access ABR Online while onsite at the institutional subscriber’s premises, and that ABR Online may not be accessed remotely by its Authorised Users.
  3. Institutional Subscribers agrees to the following:Subscription access: The Publisher provides IP address access to ABR Online only for the term of a specific subscription.
    1. The institutional subscriber is responsible for maintaining reasonable security measures, and posting policies in accordance with the rights and restrictions described here to ensure that only Authorised Users can access ABR Online . The institutional subscriber is prohibited from making ABR Online available to individuals or organisations or partners not formally part of the institution purchasing this specific subscription. The institutional subscriber confirms that all IP addresses in the range provided for authorisation are specifically controlled by the institution for workstations under its administrative control and for the use of individuals who meet the Authorised User definition above. The Institutional Subscriber is responsible for maintaining the list of IP addresses of all Authorised Users by calling ABR: +61 3 9699 8822. This list may be updated by contacting the Publisher during business hours.
    2. If the institutional subscriber becomes aware of unauthorised access to ABR Online, it will notify the Publisher immediately and cooperate in locating and attempting to stop the offending party. If the specific abuser cannot be identified or stopped, the Publisher reserves the right to withhold, suspend or stop access to ABR Online, without liability.
  4. Subscription access: The Publisher provides IP address access to ABR Online only for the term of a specific subscription.

FAQs

Monday, 28 March 2011 15:06 Written by Amy Baillieu
Published in ABR Online Edition

What is the difference between a subscription to Australian Book Review (ABR) and a subscription to Australian Book Review Online Edition (ABR OE)?

Australian Book Review (ABR) is the printed edition of the magazine, and a one-year subscription is for ten issues. Australian Book Review Online Edition (ABR OE) is an online version of the magazine accessible on the Net. ABR OE can be read on any device with web-browsing capabilities, including desktop computers, laptops, iPads, tablets, and smart phones (including iPhone and android models). ABR OE is searchable and includes links to current articles, related articles, and articles by author. ABR OE back issues are available to subscribers. ABR OE readers can comment on articles.

 

Is ABR OE free?

No. ABR OE is a subscription service. For rates, go to Subscribe to ABR OE.

 

Can I subscribe to both ABR and ABR OE?

New subscribers to ABR can subscribe to ABR OE as well for an additional $20 (individual subscriptions only). To do so go to Subscribe to ABR OE, or call ABR on (03) 9699 8822.

Existing print subscribers can add ABR OE at any point for $20 (individuals only). Access extends to the end of the ABR subscription period. At the end of this period, subscribers must renew both subscriptions (i.e. $105 combined for ABR and ABR OE for one year), or renew their ABR ($85) or ABR OE ($50) subscription separately.

NB: To add ABR OE to a two-year ABR subscription with more than one year to go incurs an additional $20 per year. E.g. – in April 2012, a subscriber whose subscription expires in September 2013 must pay $40 to add ABR OE to cover the September 2012–September 2014 period.

To add ABR OE to your existing print subscription, call ABR on: (03) 9699 8822

 

Can I purchase a single issue of ABR OE?

Readers can purchase one-month access to the latest issue of ABR OE for $6. To do so go to Subscribe to ABR OE. NB: Those purchasing a single ABR OE issue will not have access to back issues. Links to articles outside of the single issue purchased will be disabled.

 

When is ABR OE published?

Issues of ABR OE are published early in each month of the year, except for August and January. July–August and December–January are double issues.

 

How do I renew my ABR OE subscription?

You will receive an email reminder to renew your ABR OE subscription 30 days prior to its expiration. Follow the instructions in the email to renew your subscription online using a credit card (Eway Secure Payment Gateway), or Paypal.

NB: To renew your ABR OE subscription at any time (including in advance), login to your account via the SUBSCRIBER ACCESS box (see right). Once logged-in choose ‘Renew your ABR OE subscription’.

Alternatively, call ABR to renew or update your details: (03) 9699 8822.

 

I do not have a credit card, can I pay for my ABR OE subscription by cheque or by direct deposit?

To subscribe to cheque, or to arrange a direct deposit, call ABR on (03) 9699 8822.

 

How do I access and read ABR OE issues?

To read issues of ABR OE, enter your Username and password in the blue SUBSCRIBER ACCESS box (see right). Follow the links to read the latest issue. ABR OE subscribers can read back issues by following the links beneath the blue ABR ONLINE ISSUES box.


I represent an Institution, University, School or Library and require group access to ABR OE by IP address authentication (i.e. not by individual Usernames and passwords). How do I arrange this?

Institutional subscribers to ABR OE may arrange access via IP address authentication by calling ABR on (03) 9699 8822. Institutions may specify a range of IP addresses.

 

I have forgotten my Username and password. What do I do?

To retrieve your Username or password, follow the 'Forgot your login?' link in the blue SUBSCRIBER ACCESS box to the right. Your details will be emailed to you.

 

How do I search ABR OE issues?

To search all ABR OE issues, enter your search terms in the 'Search …' window in the top right-hand side of the ABR website. Search results, including links, will appear beneath the Search window.

 

I am vision-impaired. Can I increase the text size of ABR OE?

Yes. To increase or decrease the size of text, click the ‘+’ and ‘–’ buttons next to ‘Text Size’ at the top right-hand side of the website. To increase the size of text even further, consult the 'View' menu of your web browser.

 

What are the Terms and Conditions of Use?

ABR OE Terms and Conditions.

 

About Australian Book Review Online Edition

Monday, 28 March 2011 14:02 Written by Amy Baillieu
Published in ABR Online Edition

What is Australian Book Review Online Edition?

Australian Book Review Online Edition is an enhanced version of the magazine accessible to subscribers on the Net. ABR OE can be read on any device with web-browsing capabilities, including desktop computers, laptops, iPads, tablets and smart phones.

ABR OE in no way replaces the print version. Everyone at ABR is committed to the print edition's long-term continuance. ABR OE is simply another version of your favourite literary magazine designed to reach new markets.

Access to ABR OE is available by annual subscription, or by purchasing single issues (one month access). Subscribers have full access to digital content, including back issues, extended information on contributors, and can comment on articles.

A useful way of thinking about it is as a subscription to ABR on the Internet.


Institutional access may be arranged via IP address authentication.
Libraries and others institutions should contact ABR to do so: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. / +61 3 9699 8822.

 

Institutions (including university and school libraries, public libraries) may request two-weeks' complimentary trial access: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. / +61 3 9699 8822.

 

For further information regarding ABR OE, see the FAQs page.

 

How does ABR OE differ from the print edition?

• instantly accessible

• convenient and portable

• same rate for overseas readers

• includes additional information on ABR contributors

• automated renewal process

• interactive, including comments

 

ABR OE is not:

• an eBook or ePub version of the magazine

• an App.

• a PDF file of the magazine

 

ABR OE Subscription Rates

 

ONE MONTH Current Issue (Global rate) – $6

Purchase access to the current issue of ABR OE for one month. SUBSCRIBE

 

ONE YEAR Individual (Global rate) – $40

Subscribe to ABR OE for one year – 10 issues, full access. SUBSCRIBE

 

ONE YEAR University/National and State libraries/Government (Global rate) – $500

Universities, National and State libraries, and government auspices: subscribe to ABR OE for one year – 10 issues, full access. Access may be arranged via IP address authentication. Contact ABR to do so: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. / +61 3 9699 8822. SUBSCRIBE

Request two-weeks' complimentary trial access: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. / +61 3 9699 8822.

 

ONE YEAR Institutions (Global rate) – $150

Schools, public libraries, publishers, galleries, festivals, businesses and other institutions: subscribe to ABR OE for one year – 10 issues, full access. Access may be arranged via IP address authentication. Contact ABR to do so: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. / +61 3 9699 8822. SUBSCRIBE

Request two-weeks' complimentary trial access: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. / +61 3 9699 8822.

 

Add ABR OE to a current print subscription – $20

Current ABR print subscribers may add-on access to ABR OE. An add-on ABR OE subscription lasts until the end of the print subscription period, after which subscribers can renew both subscriptions, or renew their print or ABR OE subscription separately. Adding ABR OE to current print subscriptions beyond 2011 incurs an additional $20 per year. Print subscriptions cannot be refunded in preference for ABR OE. To add ABR OE to your current print subscription, call us: +61 3 9699 8822.

 

How do I subscribe to ABR OE?

New subscriptions to ABR OE must be completed online at the Subscribe to ABR OE page.

Current print subscribers wishing to add-on access to ABR OE must call ABR to do so: (03) 9699 8822.

Institutions wishing to arrange access to ABR OE via IP address authentication should contact ABR to do so: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. /
+61 3 9699 8822.

 

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