Terms and Conditions

The Terms and Conditions of Use set forth herein apply to the Colour Standards website, including video, text content, photos, newsletters or special information which are owned by the original authors as identified.

“Colour Standards”, “Website”, “we” or “us” all have the same meaning and refer to the website, https://www.colourstandards.com.au. “TC 130” or “AU/TC 130” refers to the owner of the Colour Standards web site and any sub-contractors engaged to produce that web site.

1.1 If you use this website (“Website”), you agree with our Terms and Conditions as detailed here.


2.1 Colour Standards is not liable to you for any damages or loss in connection with the use of this Website or a linked website, or any inability to use or access, the Website.

2.2 This general disclaimer is not restricted or modified by any of the following specific warnings and disclaimers. Colour Standards reserves the right to amend these Terms and Conditions at any time, but the changes will always be detailed here.


3.1 Unless otherwise noted, all materials, except for User Submissions, on this Website are the subject of copyright, and may be the subject of trade mark, and/or other intellectual property rights owned, controlled or licensed by the author/s or the TC 130.

3.2 No material from this Website may be copied, republished, uploaded, transmitted or distributed in any way, except that you may download one copy of the materials on any single computer for your personal, non-commercial use only, provided you keep intact all copyright and other proprietary notices. 

3.3 You may not: (a) download the whole or a substantial part of this Website for any purpose or (b) modify any of the materials or use any of the materials for any other purpose than as permitted above. For the purposes of these terms, the use of any such material on any other website or networked computer environment is prohibited unless stated.

3.4 Partner or sponsor logos shown on this Website are the trade marks of their respective owners.


4.1 Colour Standards does not warrant that the Website will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that the Website or the server(s) that makes the Website available is or are free of viruses or other harmful components. 

4.2 Colour Standards does not warrant or make any representations regarding the use or the results of the use of the materials in the Website in terms of their correctness, accuracy or reliability.

4.3. Where this Website provides any links to third party providers of goods or services, we do not accept any liability for the continuing availability or provision of any third party goods or services or the accuracy or completeness of any website or other information accessed by means of such link.

4.4 Applicable law may not allow the limitation or exclusion of liability for damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you.

4.5 In posting, uploading or sending any User Submissions, you will comply with the following User Submission Conditions. You are solely responsible for your User Submissions and the consequences of posting, uploading or sending them. When making User Submissions, you warrant that: you own or have the necessary licences, rights, consents, and permissions to use any material contained and authorize Colour Standards to use all trade mark, confidential information copyright or other rights in and to any and all User Submissions to enable inclusion and use of the User Submissions in the manner contemplated by the Website, or in any other form of communication to the public.

4.6 You retain ownership rights in your original User Submissions. However, by submitting User Submissions to Colour Standards, you hereby grant Colour Standards a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, sub-licensable and transferable licence to use, reproduce, distribute, adapt, display, and communicate to any person or the public the User Submissions in connection with the Website and our (and our successor’s and any affiliate’s) business, including without limitation for promoting and redistributing part or all of the Website (and derivative works thereof) in any media formats and through any media channels. You further agree that you will not submit material that is subject to copyright belonging to anyone else, the subject of any duty of confidentiality or any duty of fidelity owed to a third party, such as an employer, or otherwise subject to third party rights, including privacy and publicity rights, unless you are the owner of such rights or have permission from their rightful owner to post the material and to grant Colour Standards all of the licence rights granted herein.

4.7 In most cases, User Submissions will be turned into new works through the process of research, writing, re-writing, or editing. By sending or uploading User Submissions you hereby grant Colour Standards permission to make changes to content with your original material free of charge, for the full duration of the copyright in them. You agree that copyright for the new work that has been created is retained by TC 130. TC 130 will not publish on the web site any altered content without obtaining your prior approval in writing.

4.8 You hereby grant each user of Colour Standards Website a non-exclusive licence to access and view your User Submissions through the Website, and to use, reproduce, distribute, display and perform such User Submissions as permitted through the functionality of the Website and under these Terms of Use.

4.9. Colour Standards does not endorse any User Submission or any opinion, recommendation, or advice expressed therein, and we expressly disclaim any and all liability in connection with User Submissions. We do not permit copyright infringing activities and infringement of intellectual property rights on its Website, and Colour Standards will remove all content and User Submissions if properly notified that such Content or User Submission infringes on another’s intellectual property rights. We reserve the right to remove content and User Submissions without prior notice.

4.10 We retain the right to refuse or not use or cease using any User Submission for any reason, without any liability. 4.11 We may terminate a User’s access to its Website for any reason, without liability.


5.1 By using this Website you accept that we may collect non-personal, aggregated information about subscribers’ use of our site. We may use Cookies to keep track of login names and passwords, check your status as a subscriber or help users move to preferred pages faster. Information such as IP address internal session ID, user’s domain, type of Internet browser, domain of Website might be collected and used only for traffic auditing and analysing trends.

5.2 From time to time you may be asked to voluntarily provide personal information when gaining access to special areas of The Website. Colour Standards will not disclose personal information collected to any third party without the user’s consent.


6.1 You agree not to use the Website for any commercial use, without the prior written permission from TC 130. Prohibited commercial uses include any of the following:

  • Sale of access to this Website or related services on another website;
  • Use of this Website or its related services for the purpose of gaining advertising or subscription revenue;
  • Sale of advertising on the Colour Standards website or any third-party website, targeted to the content of specific User Submissions or Colour Standards content;
  • Any use of the Website which Colour Standards finds has the effect of competing with or displacing the market for Colour Standards, its content, or its User Submissions.

6.2 Prohibited commercial uses do not include:

  • Uploading an original photos or story ideas to Colour Standards
  • Linking to a Colour Standards article

6.3 You agree not to use or launch any automated system, including but not limited to “robots,” “spiders,” or “offline readers,” that accesses the Website in a manner that sends more request messages to the Colour Standards servers than a human can reasonably produce in the same period by using a conventional web browser.

6.4 Colour Standards grants the operators of search engines permission to use spiders to copy materials from the site for the sole purpose of and solely to the extent necessary for creating publicly available searchable indices of the materials, but not caches or archives of such materials. We reserve the right to revoke these exceptions either generally or in specific cases.

6.5 You agree not to collect or harvest any personally identifiable information, including account names, from the Website, nor to use the communication systems provided by the Website (e.g. comments, email) for any commercial solicitation purposes. You agree not to solicit, for commercial purposes, any users of the Website with respect to their User Submissions.

By ordering a product using the Colour Standards site you are agreeing to the following terms and conditions:

  1. If we are acting as disclosed agents or referrers for a third party supplier in each of these cases your contract is between you and them. You will be subject to their terms and conditions and you must read these before proceeding with your order.
  2. The placing of an order for any goods or services by you will constitute consent to us to pass on personal information to a supplier. Prices include GST unless otherwise stated.