Definitions

Australian Consumer Law means Schedule 2 of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth);

Claim means, in relation to a person, a claim, demand, remedy, suit, injury, damage, loss, cost, liability, proceeding, right of action, chose in action, claim for compensation or reimbursement or liability incurred by or to be made or recovered by or against the person, howsoever arising and whether ascertained or unascertained, or immediate, future or contingent;

Intellectual Property means all present and future rights to industrial and intellectual property including, without limitation, any inventions and improvements, trade mark (whether registered or common law trade marks), design, copyright, moral right, any corresponding property rights under the Law of any jurisdiction and any rights in respect of an invention, discovery, trade secret, secret process, know-how, concept, idea, information, process, data or formula, and techniques;

Law includes any law, statute, regulation, ordinance, authorisation, ruling, judgement and any other order or decree of any Governmental Agency in any jurisdiction;

National Privacy Principles means those National Privacy Principles incorporated into the Privacy Act by the Privacy (Private Sector Amendments) Act 2000 (Cth);

Privacy Act means the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) as amended from time to time; and,

Website means geelonglegal.com, geelonglegal.com.au, and geelong.legal.

Introduction

Welcome to the Geelong Legal website terms and conditions (“Website Terms and Conditions”). If you use, browse or otherwise access any content, data or information provided by Alexander ILP Pty Ltd (ABN 92 627 666 899) trading as Alexander ILP, Geelong Legal (referred to as “we”, “our” and “us” in the Website Terms and Conditions) in relation to our Website, you agree to be bound by these Website Terms and Conditions.

By agreeing to these Website Terms and Conditions, you confirm that you have read and accept our Privacy Policy which taken together creates a legally binding agreement between you and us (any reference to “you”, “user” and “visitor” refers to anyone who visits the Website or uses the Website). If you do not agree to any of the provisions in these Website Terms and Conditions or our Privacy Policy, you must immediately cease browsing or otherwise accessing any content, data or information on the Website.

We reserve the right to modify or amend these Website Terms and Conditions or any other conditions for using our Website at any time. Continued use of our Website following any notification by way of email or notice published on the Website of any change to these Website Terms and Conditions will indicate your acknowledgment and agreement to be bound by any updates.

Any revised Website Terms and Conditions will take effect upon notice of any updates. We are not obliged to give advanced notice of any changes. It is your responsibility to check our Website Terms and Conditions from time to time to ensure that you have read the current and/or updated version. If you have any questions or queries, please contact us at [email protected].

Use of Information

The information on our Website is for informational purposes only and does not constitute legal advice. Your use of our Website does not create any legal relationship including a solicitor/client relationship between you and Geelong Legal.

To the greatest extent permitted by Law, we disclaim all liability and responsibility for any direct or indirect losses, damages, costs (including legal costs on a solicitor-own client basis) and expenses of whatever nature (either actual or contingent) which may be suffered, incurred, arising out of, or in respect of, or related to your use of our Website and/or relying on anything published or not published on our Website.

Subject to the Australian Consumer Law, the Website and its content is provided on an “As-Is, As-Available” basis. We do not warrant that the use or access to the Website will be uninterrupted or that the Website will be error-free or that defects or mistakes will be immediately corrected. Our Website should not be relied upon as a substitute for making your own inquiries, or for seeking independent professional insurance, accounting, legal or other advice.

To the greatest extent permitted by Law, we do not make any express or implied warranties, representations or endorsements whatsoever (including, without limitation, the implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose) with regard to the Website, or will we be liable for any cost or damage arising either directly or indirectly from your use or access to and/or relying on anything published or not published on our Website.

To the greatest extent permitted by Law, in no event will we, our members, managers, officers, employees, agents, or its assigns be liable for any incidental, consequential or indirect damages (including, but not limited to, damages for loss of life, personal injury, loss of profits, loss of reputation, business interruption, loss of information, and the like) arising out of the use or access, to the Website, or inability to use, access the Website, or any information or lack of information provided on or downloaded from the Website or any claim attributable to errors, omissions or other inaccuracies on the Website.

Intellectual property

We own the Intellectual Property rights in all content on our Website, except where such content is owned by our licensors, advertisers, businesses, individuals or other associates or related entities. By entering into these Website Terms and Conditions, you acknowledge and agree that we and our related entities retain all Intellectual Property rights in all content on our Website, and you will not do anything to infringe, transfer, or interfere with any of our Intellectual Property rights and for the avoidance of doubt, we do not license you to use our Intellectual Property rights in any way whatsoever without first obtaining our written permission.

You may view the content or print a copy of the content for your use, but where the content includes copyright notice you must retain on all copies such notice. Our Intellectual Property may not be used, including as part of trade marks or as part of domain names, in connection with any product or service or in any manner that is likely to cause confusion and may not be copied, imitated, or used, in whole or in part, without our prior written permission or the applicable trade mark holder.

Privacy

By agreeing to these Website Terms and Conditions, you confirm that you have read and accept our Privacy Policy which taken together creates a legally binding agreement between you and us. If you sign up to our newsletter or otherwise supply your email address details, it is assumed that you are willing to receive emails from us and other promotional material.

We will not share your personal information with anyone else unless we obtain permission from you. We note that you are under no obligation to provide your email address to us, and you have a right to access and amend such personal information as provided in our Privacy Policy and otherwise in accordance with the Privacy Act and the National Privacy Principles.

General Terms

If any provision of these provisions is prohibited, invalid or unenforceable in any jurisdiction, that provision may be severed to the extent of the prohibition, invalidity or unenforceability without invalidating the remaining provisions of these Website Terms and Conditions.

If we do not act in relation to a particular breach of these Website Terms and Conditions, this shall not be treated as a waiver of our rights to act with respect to subsequent or similar breaches. If we do not exercise or enforce any right or provision under these Website Terms and Conditions, it will not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. Any waiver of any right or provision will only be effective if it is made in writing by us.

These Website Terms and Conditions constitute a contract made under and shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Australia and the State of Victoria. Additionally, these Website Terms and Conditions together with our Privacy Policy constitute the entire agreement between you and us in relation to your use of our Website.

Effective date

These Website Terms and Conditions were last updated on 8 August 2018.

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