Social media house rules

Content Summary

Any and all of the views and or opinions expressed on CPA Australia’s social media platforms, including, but not limited to, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube pages and our blogs, represent the thoughts of individuals and online communities. They do not reflect the views and / or opinions of the directors, officers, employees, board of directors or any other corporate affiliates of CPA Australia.

CPA Australia retains sole discretionary rights relating to the content posted on all of its social media platforms and reserves the sole right to remove users and review, edit and/or delete comments including, but not limited to:

  • abusive or hurtful comments about other individuals in the online community or deliberately inflammatory remarks CPA Australia, its staff or affiliates
  • duplicate posts, off-topic and redundant comments (this includes promotion of events, groups, pages, websites, organisations and programs not related to or affiliated with CPA Australia)
  • comments that use inappropriate or derogatory language including but not limited to racial, ethnic or gender bashing language
  • personal attacks or defamatory statements or comments that seek to offend rather than address the topic being discussed
  • comments that violate the privacy of our members and or staff or deliberately undermine the intent of the appropriate jurisdictional Privacy Act or Legislation
  • comments that may be misinterpreted as professional advice
  • comments that infringe, or potentially infringe the intellectual property rights of a third party or CPA Australia.

CPA Australia makes reasonable efforts to monitor and or moderate content posted on its social media platforms, we do not moderate all comments and cannot always respond in a timely manner to online requests for information. Information posted on one of our sites is not intended to be professional advice and should not be considered professional advice. It is also not intended to replace consultation with an appropriately qualified professional or provider.

Website links from CPA Australia social media sites are intended as a service only. They do not constitute endorsement of those sites by CPA Australia and CPA Australia is not responsible for the content of external websites.

Upon submission of content to any of CPA Australia’s social media sites, it is understood and acknowledged that this information is available to the public, and that CPA Australia may use this information for marketing and promotional purposes. It is further understood and acknowledged that CPA Australia has no control over the use that other participants may make of the information that you have posted on any of CPA Australia’s social media sites. If you do not wish to have the information you have made available via this site used, published, copied and or reprinted, please do not post on this page.

Please visit our website for full terms and conditions and privacy policy.

User must also submit to the relevant terms of use of each social media platform including, but not limited to, the following: