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Contributor terms and conditions

When you submit content to the University’s digital collections repository you agree to the following terms and conditions:

  1. I am the author (or co-author) of the content being deposited, it is my original work and I own all copyrights in the content other than those covered by the written permission referred to in clause 2.

  2. I have written permission of each co-author, external sponsor, exclusive licensee, copyright owner or custodian of the content (including any third-party material or data contained in the document) to make the material publicly available. I agree to promptly provide those consents to the University on request.

  3. To the best of my knowledge, the content does not contain any defamatory, misleading or deceptive, offensive or other unlawful matter; does not disclose personal information without the written consent of the individual concerned and/or the personal information has been pseudonymised or anonymised; and does not disclose the confidential information of a third party.

  4. I grant the University a perpetual, non-exclusive, sub-licensable, world-wide, free licence to reproduce, adapt, publish, communicate and distribute the content in any medium or format (now or hereafter known) and permit others to use the document (and any third-party material contained in the content for research or study, and any other purpose permitted by an applicable exception under copyright law.

  5. The University will use reasonable efforts to make the content publicly available, which it can do by any technological means whether now existing or developed in the future. In most cases, the University is not responsible for any unlawful use of the content by third parties and may elect not to take or defend a legal action.

  6. The content is subject to the University’s take down process set out at and University policies as amended from time-to-time.


I have read, understood and agree to the University of Sydney’s terms and conditions. My deposit of this content complies with those terms.