Terms and Conditions

1. About Our Terms


By engaging with our website, mobile site, or application (the "Site"), you consent to these Terms of Service. Your use of the Site must align with these Terms of Service, our Privacy Notice, and any additional conditions referenced herein, or otherwise applicable to certain areas of the Site or to specific products and services we offer you via the Site. All these conditions constitute an integral part of these Terms of Service. Access to the Site, through any method, automated or otherwise, constitutes usage of the Site and your agreement to comply with these Terms of Service. You will only be considered as “using” the Site or agreeing to these Terms of Service if you continue to access or use the Site after reviewing these Terms of Service.


Before using CNC and/or CNC Content or subscribing to CNC Services, you should thoroughly review these Terms and Conditions. By accessing, using, or subscribing to any of the aforementioned services, you agree to comply with these Terms and Conditions, and any referenced documents or those available on this Site.


We retain the right to alter these Terms of Service or introduce new conditions to the use of the Site periodically. In such a scenario, we will post the updated Terms of Service on this Site and revise the "Last Updated" date to reflect these changes. If significant changes are made to the Terms of Service, we will not enforce these changes retroactively (i.e., applicable to Site usage before the changes) unless you are notified. This can be done by posting a noticeable alert about the changes on the home page of the Site or by otherwise notifying you, giving you the choice to accept the changes by continuing to use the Site or terminating your account. By continuing to use the Site following any such changes or notifications about significant changes, you accept the Terms of Service, as modified.

2. About Our Terms


Content: We strictly forbid the use of our content or data (including associated metadata) in any way for machine learning and/or artificial intelligence purposes to the fullest extent of the law. This includes, but is not limited to, the usage for training or development of artificial intelligence technologies or tools or machine learning language models. The same restriction applies to the use of such technologies, tools or models for generating any data or content, synthesising or combining with any other data or content. All rights are reserved to licence any use of our content and data for any such purposes.


Our digital publishing platform offers varied content, including but not limited to, written articles, interviews, videos, podcasts, discussion forums (with possible user commenting), and expert reports. While we endeavour to provide accurate and up-to-date information, we cannot guarantee the precision, completeness, or dependability of any content on our platform. All content is provided for general informational purposes only and should not be relied upon as professional advice

3. Access of Services


Access to CNC Content depends on your subscription type. If you already have a subscription, details of your access rights can be found in Your Account. We reserve the right to alter or revoke the access rights of non-paying users at any time.


Your access to CNC Content and/or services will vary based on whether you have a CNC Standard or CNC Premium Digital Subscription. A CNC Standard Subscription provides an overview of the most important articles and bulletins in the standard and expanded categories, from different regions worldwide. Conversely, a CNC Premium Subscription provides users with increased access to CNC journalism, exclusive additional analysis and insight - including Editors Opinions, special editions, interviews, and independent exclusive reports.

4. Accuracy of information and availability


Content Accuracy: While we strive to ensure that CNC and all CNC Content are precise, current, and devoid of defects, we cannot guarantee these conditions. Additionally, we can't assure that CNC will meet or be appropriate for any particular purpose. You should note that any reliance you place on the information available on CNC is at your discretion and risk.


General information purposes: CNC Content is offered solely for your general informational needs. Its purpose is to keep you informed about us, our range of products, news, features, services, and other websites that may pique your interest. It is important to understand that it does not provide technical, financial or legal advice, or any other sort of advice, and should not be the basis for any decision-making process.

5. Free and Paid Plans:


Content Accuracy: While we strive to ensure that CNC and all CNC Content are precise, current, and devoid of defects, we cannot guarantee these conditions. Additionally, we can't assure that CNC will meet or be appropriate for any particular purpose. You should note that any reliance you place on the information available on CNC is at your discretion and risk.


You agree to pay the Subscription fees at the rates and in the currency displayed during the Subscription process. Prices may vary from time to time and by country, and Subscriptions may be available on a one-off, monthly, annual or other basis. Discount offers are as stated at the time you subscribe and cannot be changed during the term of your subscription. Unless otherwise indicated, prices stated are inclusive of any applicable value added tax sales (GST) or (VAT) or other sales taxes if applicable. The breakdown of any GST or VAT will be indicated on the relevant invoice or transaction receipt by the merchant provider.


All legal disputes arising out of these terms and conditions will be governed by the laws of New South Wales, Australia, and you agree to submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of New South Wales.

6. Third-Party Plugins and links:


We do not maintain or store any user data on our servers. All user data, inclusive of personal information, is managed by third-party plugins and services. We do not bear responsibility for the security or management of user data by these third-party providers. For further details, we recommend referring to the terms and privacy policies of these respective third parties.


Our site, or those related to CNC, may feature hyperlinks or references to third-party websites or products. These are made available for your convenience and ease of use. However, we do not have authority over these third-party websites and we disclaim all legal responsibility for any products, content, materials, or information found therein. The presence of any hyperlink or reference to any third-party website or product (including any advertisement or sponsor) does not constitute our endorsement of the third party's website, products, or services. Please note that your use of a third-party site may be governed by the terms and conditions of that specific third-party site.

7. Account Registration and Usage


Account Creation: To access certain features and content on our platform, you may need to create an account. During the sign-up process, you will be required to provide your name, email address, and password. By creating an account, you agree to provide accurate and up-to-date information.


Email Verification: All users are required to verify their email addresses upon sign-up before gaining full access to our platform. Failure to verify your email address may result in limited access to our services.

8. Paid Plans:


Our premium plans may require the submission of credit and billing information. By subscribing to a paid plan, you authorise us to charge the specified fees to your chosen payment method.


Free Plans We offer a number of different free plans with different degrees of flexibility.


Limited Access We offer a free plan that provides limited access to certain content and features on our platform. The specific content and features available to free plan users may vary and are subject to change at our discretion. We reserve the right to modify or restrict access to content and features for free plan users without prior notice.


Expansion and Restriction As our business expands and evolves, we may introduce new content, features, and services that are exclusively available to paid plan users. Consequently, the available content and features for free plan users may be reduced or limited over time. We will make reasonable efforts to provide notice of any significant changes to the free plan and its access limitations.


No Guarantee of Availability We do not guarantee the continued availability of specific content or features for free plan users. While we strive to provide a valuable free plan experience, the availability of content and features may be subject to change, removal, or modification at our discretion.


Upgrade Option If free plan users wish to access additional content or features that are exclusive to paid plans, they may choose to upgrade to a paid plan. The available paid plans, pricing, and features are outlined separately and are subject to their own terms and conditions.


No Liability: We shall not be held liable for any damages, losses, or claims arising out of the limitation or reduction of access to content and features for free plan users. The provision of a free plan with limited access is a discretionary offering and does not create any contractual obligations beyond what is expressly provided.


Free Trial: We offer a range of free trial periods that will be issued on the promotional windows and programs from time to time , the specific time frame for the trial are stated on the promotional plans offered  from time time. If you decide to cancel your subscription during the free trial period, you will not be charged. However, if you continue using the premium plan beyond the trial period, you will be billed according to the plan's pricing.


Login Options:  We provide multiple login options for your convenience, including email and password, email-only, Google, Facebook, and LinkedIn. By using any of these login methods, you agree to comply with their respective terms and privacy policies.

9. Privacy and Data Usage


Cookies and Tracking: We use cookies for analytics and tracking purposes. By using our platform, you consent to the use of cookies. These cookies, along with analytics data and tracking mechanisms, may be used to provide personalised advertising to our users. For more information, please review our Privacy Policy (Section 13).


Email Communication: By providing us with your email address, you agree to receive communications from us related to your account, updates, and newsletters (if subscribed). You may opt-out of these communications at any time by following the instructions provided in the email or by contacting us at support@cybernewscentre.com.

10. Refunds and Dispute Resolution


Refunds:  We do not issue refunds for any payments made for our services unless otherwise required by applicable New South Wales NSW, AUSTRALIA  law.


Dispute Resolution:  Any disputes arising from the use of our services shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Australia. In the event of a dispute, we encourage users to contact us at support@cybernewscentre.com to seek resolution in good faith and without resorting to litigation. If a resolution cannot be reached, the dispute may be subject to the guidelines and regulations set forth by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC).

11. Compliance with Laws


ACCC Guidelines:  As an Australian-based company, we are committed to complying with the guidelines set forth by the ACCC. We strive to provide accurate and transparent information to our users while ensuring compliance with applicable laws and regulations.


This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of New South Wales, Australia.


Any dispute arising out of or in connection with this Agreement, including any question regarding its existence, validity, or termination, shall be referred to and finally resolved by the courts of New South Wales.

12. Miscellaneous


Currency and Taxes: All payments charged by us are in Australian Dollars (AUD) and may be subject to Goods and Services Tax (GST) and/or currency conversion fees. Please refer to the terms and conditions of the Stripe payment processing service for further information.


Information: While we provide information on cybercrime and cybersecurity and have experts on our team, it is important to note that nothing on our platform can replace professional consultation in the event of a data breach, security incident, or legal matter. We strongly recommend seeking the advice of qualified professionals for specific business-related issues. This is not to be considered advice by CNC.


Modification without notice: We reserve the right to modify or update these terms and conditions at any time without prior notice. Any changes will be effective immediately upon posting the revised terms and conditions on our platform. It is your responsibility to review these terms periodically for any updates. Your continued use of our services after any modifications signify your acceptance of the revised terms and conditions.

13. Privacy Policy


This Privacy Policy explains how Cyber News Centre ("we," "us," or "our") collects, uses, and protects the personal information of users ("you" or "your") when you access or use our digital publishing platform, including our website, content, and services. We are committed to ensuring the privacy and security of your personal information. By using our services, you consent to the collection and use of your personal information as described in this Privacy Policy and Google's privacy terms.

14. Information We Collect


Personal Information:  When you create an account or interact with our platform, we may collect personal information, such as your name, email address, and password. For paid plans, we may also collect credit card and billing information. We only collect personal information that is voluntarily provided by you.


Usage Information:  We may collect information about your use of our platform, including your IP address, device information, browser type, access times, and referring website addresses. This information is collected automatically through cookies and other tracking technologies.


Cookies and Tracking Technologies:  We use cookies and similar tracking technologies to enhance your experience, analyse trends, and gather information about user behaviour on our platform. You can control the use of cookies through your browser settings, but please note that disabling cookies may limit your access to certain features of our platform.

15. Use of Information


Providing and Improving Services:  We use the information we collect to provide and improve our services, customise your experience, communicate with you, and deliver relevant content and advertisements. We may also use the information for research and analysis purposes to enhance the security and functionality of our platform.


Communication: We may use your email address to communicate with you regarding your account, updates, newsletters (if subscribed), and other relevant information. You can opt-out of receiving promotional emails by following the instructions provided in the email or by contacting us directly.


Third-Party Service Providers:  We may share your personal information with trusted third-party service providers who assist us in operating our platform, such as payment processors, data analytics providers, and email delivery services. These service providers are authorised to use your personal information only as necessary to provide services to us and are obligated to keep your information confidential.

16. Legal Compliance:


We may disclose your personal information if required by law, court order, or governmental regulation, or if we believe that such disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, property, or safety, or the rights, property, or safety of others.

17. Data Security


We implement reasonable security measures to protect your personal information from unauthorised access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. However, no data transmission or storage system can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. Therefore, while we strive to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

18. Third-Party Links


Our platform may contain links to third-party websites or services that are not controlled or operated by us. This Privacy Policy does not apply to those third-party websites or services. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of those third parties before providing any personal information.

19. Children's Privacy


Our services are not directed to individuals under the age of 18. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children. If you are a parent or guardian and believe that your child has provided us with personal information, please contact us immediately. If we become aware that we have collected personal information from children without verification of parental consent, we will take steps to remove that information from our servers.

20. International Data Transfer


Your personal information may be transferred to and stored on servers located outside of your country or jurisdiction. By using our services, you consent to the transfer of your personal information to these servers.

21. Updates to the Privacy Policy


We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time to reflect changes in our practices or legal requirements. We will post the updated Privacy Policy on our platform and indicate the effective date of the revision. We encourage you to review the Privacy Policy periodically to stay informed about how we collect, use, and protect your personal information.


We will make reasonable efforts to address and resolve any inquiries or concerns you may have.

22. Events:


Event Registration: If you offer events, you can include terms related to event registration, including ticket purchase, cancellation, refund policies, and attendee responsibilities.


Event Disclaimers: Include disclaimers regarding event content, speakers, and any limitations of liability for event-related issues or damages.

23. Corporate Information

International Tower Three
300 Barangaroo Avenue
Barangaroo NSW 2000

24. Contact Us

If you have any questions, concerns, or requests regarding this Privacy Policy, our privacy practices, or general business please contact us at:


Any business queries or participation and contribution on CNC please email on:


25. General


By using our services, you acknowledge that you have read, understood, and agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to this Privacy Policy, please refrain from using our platform.


We shall have no liability to you for any breach of these Terms and Conditions caused by any event or circumstance beyond our reasonable control including, but not limited to, strikes, lock-outs or other industrial disputes; epidemic or pandemic; breakdown of systems or network access; or flood, fire, explosion or accident.


You may not licence or transfer any of your rights under these Terms and Conditions. We may transfer any of our rights or obligations under these Terms and Conditions to any company that is a Cyber News Centre associated entity, but if we do so we will ensure that any company to whom we transfer our rights or obligations will continue to honour your rights under them.


If any provision of these Terms and Conditions is found to be invalid by any court having competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of that provision will not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of these Terms and Conditions, which will remain in full force and effect.


Failure by either party to exercise any right or remedy under these Terms and Conditions does not constitute a waiver of that right or remedy. Headings in these Terms and Conditions are for convenience only and will have no legal meaning or effect.