KPMG Alumni Program Terms and Conditions

Effective May 2006

KPMG's Alumni Program is specifically designed to facilitate communication among alumni for personal or KPMG-related purposes. The program can be accessed via the website of kpmg.com.au (“the Website”). By becoming a member of KPMG’s Alumni Program or using this site you are agreeing to be bound by these terms and conditions.

 

Eligibility

Eligibility for membership is purely at the discretion of KPMG. KPMG reserves the right to decline a membership registration in its sole discretion. In general, membership is available to KPMG alumni. However, KPMG reserves the right to restrict use of the Website by alumni working for companies that may be viewed as marketplace competitors. In this Terms and Conditions of Use, the term “alumni” is defined as former permanent employees/partners of KPMG, Peat Marwick Hungerfords, Touche Ross, KPMG Peat Marwick, Peat Marwick Mitchell & Co., KPMG Peat Marwick Hungerfords. Former contractors and casuals are NOT eligible for membership. Collection and Usage of Information KPMG collects personally-identifiable information on certain areas of the Website, such as when users register for membership or sign up for Alumni activities. Such information may include but is not limited to:

 

  • Name
  • Commencement and leave date of KPMG employment
  • KPMG office location
  • Current employer
  • Email address

 

 

KPMG stores member’s information in an appropriate data-warehouse and uses such information for business uses in accordance with the KPMG's Alumni Privacy Statement. The information will also be displayed to other KPMG Alumni Program members through the Alumni directory search on the Website.

 

Usage of Alumni Directory

Members consent and agree that:

 

  • they will not abuse the directory search of KPMG's Alumni Program by extracting names or other alumni information and use such information for any commercial, religious or political purpose or for any other unsociable form of contact they are making their personally-identifiable information available to KPMG by uploading such information during the Alumni registration and when signing up for Alumni activities KPMG may store their personally-identifiable information in an appropriate data-warehouse for business uses (in accordance with the KPMG's Alumni Privacy Statement)
  • KPMG’s Alumni Program may display their personally-identifiable information to other KPMG Alumni Program members through the Alumni directory search on the Website in no event shall they hold KPMG liable for any damages whatsoever, including, without limitation, incidental, consequential, or punitive damages, resulting from the use of or inability to use information or materials available on the Website
  • they will notify KPMG via alumni@kpmg.com.au if they do not wish to be included on the alumni directory. Alumni members consent to KPMG using images, which may include but are not limited to photos, audios and videos, of them participating in Alumni activities to promote the KPMG Alumni Program and its activities.

 

Modification or Discontinuation of Service

KPMG reserves the right to terminate any user's account without prior notice if KPMG, in its sole discretion, believes that you have violated or acted inconsistently with the letter or spirit of this Terms and Conditions of Use or that you have violated the rights of KPMG or any other party through your use of KPMG's Alumni Program. The service is being provided at KPMG's discretion, and KPMG reserves the right to modify or discontinue the service, either temporarily or permanently, at its sole discretion and with or without notice to you, without liability to any user or any third party. KPMG is not liable for any loss or corruption of data provided by members. However, if this is discovered please immediately forward details of such an event to alumni@kpmg.com.au

 

Members’ Responsibilities

Members agree to supply accurate and current information where required, and are responsible for keeping this information up-to-date.

Members are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of their Alumni log-in passwords. Members are responsible for all uses of their accounts, whether or not authorised by themselves. Members agree to immediately notify KPMG of any unauthorised use of their accounts.

 

KPMG Legal Disclaimer

The information contained in this Website is for general guidance on matters of interest to registered KPMG Alumni Program members only. The application and impact of laws can vary widely based on the specific facts involved. Given the changing nature of laws, rules and regulations, and the inherent hazards of electronic communication, there may be delays, omissions or inaccuracies in information contained in this Site. Accordingly, the information on this Site is provided with the understanding that the authors and publishers are not herein engaged in rendering legal, accounting, tax, or other professional advice and services. As such, it should not be used as a substitute for consultation with professional accounting, tax, legal or other competent advisers. Before making any decision or taking any action, you should consult a KPMG professional. While we have made every attempt to ensure that the information contained in this Site has been obtained from reliable sources, KPMG is not responsible for any errors or omissions, or for the results obtained from the use of this information.

 

All information in this Site is provided "as is", with no guarantee of completeness, accuracy, timeliness or of the results obtained from the use of this information, and without warranty of any kind, express or implied, including, but not limited to warranties of performance, merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. In no event will KPMG, its related partnerships or corporations, or the partners, agents or employees thereof be liable to you or anyone else for any decision made or action taken in reliance on the information in this Site or for any consequential, special or similar damages, even if advised of the possibility of such damages. Certain links in this Site may connect to other websites maintained by third parties over whom KPMG has no control. KPMG is not responsible for the content of any connected website and expressly disclaims all and any liability and responsibility to any person in respect of the use of material provided on such website.

 

Changes to Terms and Conditions of Use

KPMG reserves the right to modify this Terms and Conditions of Use at any time. The revisions will be posted on the Website. However, when these changes are deemed by KPMG to be significant, emails will be sent to the addresses contained in membership details. By accepting these Terms and Conditions of Use, the member agrees to receive communications from KPMG. The member will notify KPMG via alumni@kpmg.com.au if they do no wish to receive communications from KPMG.

 

We welcome your inquiries or comments about our Terms and Conditions of Use and any queries or concerns that you may have about this website at alumni@kpmg.com.au.