In this agreement, references to ‘BSON’, ‘us’, ‘we’ or ‘our’ means Brisbane Suburbs Online News ABN 55 329 606 109 and we are the operator of AscotNews.com.au and any other websites or platform operated by us (‘website’). References to ‘you’ or ‘your’ means you as the person or legal entity using our website.
We may update our terms from time to time and the new provisions will apply from the date they are posted on our website.
Feedback, Comments or Complaints
If you have any questions, please contact email@example.com and we will usually respond to all enquiries within two business days.
No Unlawful or Prohibited Use
As a condition of your use of this website, you warrant that you will not use this website for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms and conditions. You may not use this website in any manner which could damage, disable, overburden, or impair this website or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of this website. You agree not to hack into areas of this website that are not intentionally made available to you.
You expressly agree not to:
- use the website as a lead generation tool for the benefit of your own business, or to manufacture “lists” to help your own business, without our prior approval.
- engage in any internal or external spamming, or other similar actions.
- engage in any unlawful or immoral acts, or acts which are in violation of these terms and conditions.
- decompile, reverse engineer, or try to copy or imitate this website or underlying content.
This website may contain links to other websites (linked sites). The linked sites are not under our control and we are not responsible for the contents of a linked site. We are not responsible for any form of transmission received from any linked site. Links are provided to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply our endorsement of the website, or any association with its operators.
Promoted Services – Disclaimer
If we promote third party products or services via our website it is because they have provided sponsorship, donations or supported us in some way. You must exercise your own judgment based upon your own personal circumstances before purchasing third party products or services.
Copyright, Trademarks and Other Intellectual Property
BSON owns the intellectual property rights in the contents of this website or has permission to use or display the material on this website. You may not use, copy, display, distribute, modify, translate, reformat, incorporate into advertisements and other works, promote, create derivative works, or in any way exploit or allow others to exploit any of our website content in whole or in part except as expressly authorised by us. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you require permission to reproduce any of the contents of this website.
Images subject to copyright may include attribution to the creator and or reference to the source. Any images, item descriptions or written content posted on this website by third parties are the responsibility of those third parties and may be subject to copyright. You must seek permission from the third party before using any of their content.
The names of actual companies and products mentioned on this website may be the trademarks of their respective owners. You should seek permission of the owners directly before use.
Permission: You may access, download, or print material from the website for your personal use only. We grant you permission to share our content through the same social media platform where our content is displayed, in accordance with the policies of that social media platform. You may also share our content through other social media platforms, provided that appropriate links to our content are kept in place and no changes are made to our content. Sharing for commercial use of any sort without our prior written permission is expressly prohibited. You agree not to change or delete any copyright or proprietary notice from materials downloaded from this website or any site accessible through this website.
Except as otherwise expressly granted to you in writing, we do not grant you any other express or implied right or license to our website content or our intellectual property.
You use our website at your own risk and are responsible for evaluating the accuracy, currency, completeness and relevance of any material. We in no way endorse or otherwise support any view, opinion or comment posted by other users of our website and provide no warranty (express or implied) about the accuracy, currency or completeness of any material on our website.
You warrant that you hold the necessary rights and interests to use any material you add to our website or social media pages (your content) and that all of your content does not infringe any third party intellectual property rights, including copyright and trademark rights.
By submitting your content to our website you irrevocably grant to us a perpetual, world-wide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, sub-licensable and transferable license and right to use your content for the purpose of providing services to you, now or in the future. We will not use your content for any other purpose. You indemnify us against any claims made for breach of intellectual property rights in respect of your content.
At our sole discretion, we may remove or disable your content if we believe your content to be in violation of our terms and conditions. We are not obligated to return any of your content to you under any circumstances.
If you believe there is material on our website that infringes third party intellectual property rights, please contact email@example.com with sufficient information to enable us to determine who is the owner of the intellectual property and to form the reasonable belief that there has been an infringement, then we will remove it from our website.
Be aware that you may be liable if you knowingly make any misrepresentations when providing information to us.
We make efforts to maintain the security of our website, however, we do not guarantee the security of the website, our records, or your content. We disclaim all liability for any computer virus or technological problems that we do not intentionally cause or that are beyond our control. You are encouraged to install and maintain up-to-date security software on your computer.
Continuous accessibility to the website is dependent upon third party services. As a result, the website may be inaccessible from time to time.
Limitation of Liability
We will not be liable to you or any other person or entity for any damages whatsoever arising as a result of your use of this website in any way, subject to the requirements of Australian Consumer Law.
Where warranties are implied by law, you acknowledge and agree that the total aggregate liability to us is limited at our discretion to the provision of those services again, or to a refund equal to the total amount paid by you for the particular services that are the subject of the cause of action, even if those services were provided to you without cost.
This limitation of liability applies to the fullest extent permitted by law, and shall survive any termination or expiration of this agreement or your use of this website or the services found on this website.
You agree to indemnify and defend us from any claims, damages, liabilities, costs, or expenses (including without limitation court costs, collection costs, and reasonable legal fees) related to:
- any content you post via this website
- your unauthorised use of this website, or products or services included or advertised on this website
- your breach of these terms and conditions.
This agreement is governed by the laws of Queensland, Australia and you consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of courts in that State or the Federal Courts within Australia, in all disputes arising out of or relating to the use of this website.
You may provide notice to us through an email addressed to ‘the Directors’ and sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. We may provide notice to you via email or other electronic means.
You agree that no joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship exists between you and us as a result of this agreement or use of this website.
Our performance of this agreement is subject to existing laws and legal process. Nothing contained in this agreement can be used to inhibit our right to comply with governmental, court and law enforcement requests or requirements relating to your use of this website, or with regard to information provided to or gathered by us with respect to your use.
If any part of these terms and conditions is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law including, but not limited to, the warranty disclaimers and liability limitations, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision and the remainder of the terms and conditions will continue in effect.
[Last Updated 30 June 2018]