The “Responsible Mining Business Integrity Tool” (Tool) is operated by Transparency International Australia (ABN 23 068 075 525) as host of the Accountable Mining Programme (we, our and us).
Only individuals employed by a mining company or advisers acting on behalf of a mining company are eligible to use the Tool. We will verify requests before registering new users and we retain sole discretion as to who is able to use the Tool.
(a) any individual who registers an account on the Tool (Registered User);
(b) any individual authorised by the Registered User to access or use the Tool; and
(c) any entity on whose behalf an individual registers an account on or accesses or uses the Tool,
2. use of the tool
2.4 You may use the Tool solely for your internal business purposes.
2.5 You must not:
(c) send or post harmful computer programs in connection with the Tool, such as a virus.
You indemnify us from and against any and all losses, damages, costs, expenses and other liabilities that we may suffer or incur as a result of or in connection with any breach of this clause.
2.6 You are responsible for setting a secure password to protect access to your account. You must keep the password secure and not permit any unauthorised person to access the tool.
3. company data
3.3 Where Company Data is in our possession or control, we will take reasonable steps to maintain the security of the Company Data. However, you acknowledge that we cannot guarantee the security of Company Data and agree that all Company Data is provided at your own risk.
3.4 We may access, use, analyse, publish and disseminate Company Data for the purposes of:
(a) delivering workshops, training and assistance in relation to business integrity issues;
(b) research and providing statistical analysis to inform industry understanding about business integrity in the mining sector;
(c) publishing reports and blogs about business integrity issues.
However, we will not publish or disseminate any Company Data in a way which identifies, or makes it reasonably possible for readers or recipients of the information to identify, the company which you represent or on whose behalf you are acting as the subject of the Company Data, without your prior written permission.
4. ongoing use and cookies
4.1 You acknowledge and agree that we may, but are not obliged to:
(c) notify you of changes to the Tool through communications to the email address to which the account is registered.
4.2 The Tool and the Transparency International Australia website may use “cookies” to collect information from you or the Registered User. This information is used for our internal statistical purposes and to improve our services.
5.1 You may communicate about and promote your use of the Tool.
5.2 You must not publicly state or imply that use of the Tool or the results obtained constitute endorsement of the company’s anti-corruption programme or of the company itself by us or by Transparency International.
5.3 When communicating the results obtained by using this Tool, you must make it clear that they are derived from a self-evaluation.
6.1 Unless otherwise stated, the Tool and all information and materials contained within or made available to you through the Tool (Content) is owned by us or our licensors and is protected by intellectual property rights.
6.2 You may download and print copies of the Content in the form in which it is displayed on the Tool for your own internal business purposes.
6.3 Except to the extent permitted by non-excludable applicable law, you must not modify, copy, reproduce, sell, frame, scrape, distribute to a third party or create derivative works from the Tool or any Content in any way except as expressly permitted within the Tool or with our prior written permission.
7.1 To the extent permitted by applicable law, the Tool is provided to you “as is” and we exclude and do not make or give any express or implied representations, conditions or warranties in relation to the Tool. Without limitation, we do not warrant that the Tool will operate uninterrupted, be free from defects or viruses or meet your requirements.
7.3 The Tool, the results and the recommendations do not constitute legal advice. Independent legal advice should be obtained regarding legal obligations and potential liabilities based on the particular circumstances of your company.
7.4 All content in the Tool has been created by us and is not necessarily endorsed by the funders of the Accountable Mining Programme.
8. suspension or termination
We may temporarily suspend or terminate your account and access to the Tool at our absolute discretion without any liability to you.
We collect personal information about you (your name and email address) when you register an account on the Tool. We also collect information about how you use the Tool.
We collect this personal information for the purposes of providing you with the Tool and the services offered on the Tool. We may also use the personal information to offer you workshops, training and assistance in relation to business integrity issues.
Updated 9 February 2021