Users Terms and Conditions

 

 www.allbasesCOVERED.com.au (“Website” or COVERED.magazine”) is owned and operated by All Bases Covered Pty Ltd (ACN 075 758 548).

1.     TERMS OF USE

1.1.    By accessing the Website, you agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions of Use (“Terms of Use”). Your access to and use of the Website is subject to these Terms of Use.

1.2.     All Bases Covered Pty Ltd reserves the right to amend the Terms of Use at any time at its sole discretion. Your continued access to and use of www.allbasesCOVERED.com.au after such change constitutes your acceptance of the changes. As such, please review the Terms of Use periodically.

2.    USERS UNDER 18

2.1.    The Website is not intended for access by children, so if you are under 18 years of age, you need to obtain a parent/guardian’s consent prior to using the Website. We understand the importance of protecting children’s privacy, particularly in online environments. However, the primary responsibility rests on parents and guardians to properly supervise their children’s use of this Website. For more information about privacy, please review our Privacy Policy.

3.    REGISTRATION

3.1.    Some sections and functions of www.coveredmagazine.com.au are only accessible to registered users (“Users”).

3.2.    If, as a User, you breach any of these Terms of Use, www.coveredmagazine.com.au has the right to suspend, terminate, lock or delete your membership registration. www.coveredmagazine.com.au is not obliged to explain any registration refusal, termination, suspension or deletion.

4.    GENERAL USER OBLIGATIONS AND UNDERTAKINGS

4.1.    Please use www.coveredmagazine.com.au responsibly. We reserve the right to deny you access to, or use of, all or part of the Website, without prior notice, if you engage in any conduct that www.coveredmagazine.com.au believes, in its sole discretion:

a.    violates any term or provision of these Terms of Use;

b.    violates the rights of www.coveredmagazine.com.au or third parties; or

c.    is otherwise inappropriate.

4.2.    You agree not to:

a.    upload, post, email or otherwise transmit any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising, promotional materials or any other form of solicitation;

b.    use another’s name, username or password without permission, or collect or store personal data about other users;

c.    impersonate or otherwise misrepresent your identity, age or affiliation with any other person or entity (including, without limitation, where www.coveredmagazine.com.au requires you to register in order to use the Website);

d.    download or post any material which you know or ought to know cannot be legally distributed;

e.    tamper with, hinder the operation of, or make unauthorised modifications to the Website; and

f.    knowingly transmit any virus or other disabling feature to the Website.

5.    CONTENT - GENERAL

5.1.    You understand and agree that all information, data, text, software, music, sound, photographs, graphics, video, messages and other matter of any kind accessible on www.coveredmagazine.com.au:

a.    whether contributed by www.coveredmagazine.com.au or by you or any other user; and

b.    whether publicly posted or privately transmitted via the Website,

(“Content”), is the sole responsibility of the person or entity which contributed the Content to the Website by uploading or otherwise posting, inserting or providing it.

5.2.    You may not modify, rent, lease, loan, sell, distribute or create derivative works based on any of the Content (either in whole or in part) unless you have been specifically told that you may do so by www.coveredmagazine.com.au or by the owners of that Content, in a separate agreement.

5.3.    You understand and agree that by using the Website you may be exposed to Content that you may find offensive, indecent or objectionable and that, in this respect, you use the Website, including obtaining and using any information, products and services, at your own risk.

5.4.    Under no circumstances will www.coveredmagazine.com.au be liable in any way for any Content, including, but not limited to, any errors or omissions in any Content; editing, restricting or removing your Content; or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any Content posted, emailed or otherwise transmitted via the Website.

6.    CONTENT - USER OBLIGATIONS

6.1.    If you upload or otherwise post, insert or provide any Content to the Website in the course of accessing or using the Website, you agree that such Content will be available to www.coveredmagazine.com.au to use (or remove or alter) in any manner it thinks fit, subject to applicable provisions of any legislation including, without limitation, privacy legislation.

6.2.    You agree that you will not upload or otherwise post, insert or provide any Content which:

a.    is defamatory, fraudulent, unlawful, threatening, intimidating, harassing, harmful, hateful, abusive, tortious, vulgar, obscene, invasive of another's privacy, sexist, racist, homophobic, violent, degrading;

b.    infringes the intellectual or other proprietary interests of third parties;

c.    impersonates another person or entity, attempts to solicit personal information from another user, contains sexually explicit language or images, advertises or promotes the sale of products or services such as firearms, tobacco or alcohol, adult products and services and any other products or services All Bases Covered considers to be inappropriate;

d.    contains spam, chain letters, pyramid and other such selling and marketing schemes, computer viruses, computer code, files or programs or other harmful components that are designed to interrupt, destroy, change or limit the functionality of the Website or any other computer software, hardware or other electronic equipment, information which in any way impinges on another user's use or enjoyment of the Website or otherwise breaches or encourages other users to breach these Terms and Conditions of Use;

e.    violates any law, statute or regulation;

f.    forges information to disguise the origin of any Content; or

g.    encourages or incites any other person to engage in any of the above behaviour.

7.    INTERACTION AND MONITORING

7.1.    Users have the ability to interact with business profiles and reviews, images, photographs, videos, eNewsletters, blog posts, editorial content, forums and links to social media networks (“Interactive Functionality”). Your use of the Interactive Functionality is subject to these Terms of Use, including any Additional Terms, as they are presented to you when you use Interactive Functionality.

7.2.    All Bases Covered assumes no responsibility for actively monitoring Interactive Functionality for inappropriate Content. If at any time All Bases Covered chooses, in its sole discretion, to monitor the Interactive Functionality, All Bases Covered nonetheless assumes no responsibility for the Content, no obligation to modify or remove any inappropriate Content, and no responsibility for the conduct of the user submitting any Content.

8.    LINKS AND ADVERTISING

8.1.    This Website, including COVERED. magazine eNewsletter (“eNewsletters”) and COVERED. magazine social media profiles, may contain links to third party websites. The inclusion of a link does not imply that www.coveredmagazine.com.au endorses, has investigated or verified the linked websites. All Bases Covered makes no warranty or representation concerning these links or the linked websites and you acknowledge that All Bases Covered is not responsible for the functionality of these links, the security of such websites, the reliability or accuracy of the information contained on such websites, the copyright compliance, legality, decency, privacy policy, privacy practices or any other aspect of such websites. You acknowledge that you enter any third party websites at your own risk. It is your responsibility to review any terms of use or privacy policies relevant to such websites.

8.2.    The Website, including e-Newsletters and social media profiles, may contain advertisements for third parties’ goods and/or services. The third party advertisers are responsible for the accuracy of all representations made in those advertisements. Neither All Bases Covered Pty Ltd nor its officers, employees, agents or related bodies corporate recommend or endorse the goods or services that may be advertised on the Website, nor do they offer the goods or services for sale or make any other representation whatsoever about them. If you choose to order a product or service advertised by a third party on the Website, you do so at your own risk.

8.3.    All prices displayed, and products and services advertised on the Website, can be changed without notice.

9.    COMMISSION AND FEES

9.1.    You acknowledge and accept that www.coveredmagazine.com.au and its service providers may receive fees and/or commissions from third parties for goods and services that are displayed or made available through the Website, including e-Newsletters, or are hyperlinked from the Website or e-Newsletters.

10.    COMPETITIONS

10.1.    www.coveredmagazine.com.au may from time to time run competitions or other promotions on this Website. These will be subject to additional terms and conditions that will be made known to you at the relevant time.

11.    CHANGING AND DISCONTINUING CONTENT

11.1.    All Bases Covered Pty reserves the right to alter the Website and any Content at any time. All Bases Covered Pty may discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Website (or any part thereof), whether for maintenance or for any other reason, with or without notice.

11.2.    You agree that All Bases Covered Pty shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of the Website.

12.    INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

12.1.    The information, text materials, graphics, logos, button icons, video and audio clips, trade marks (whether registered or not), advertisements, layout, arrangement, graphical user interface, look and feel, and control features of this Website are protected by copyright, trade mark and other intellectual property laws. 

12.2.    You agree to grant www.allbasesCOVERED.com.au is a non-exclusive, worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, sub-licensable right to exercise the copyright you have in any Content uploaded or otherwise posted, inserted or provided by you, including all media now known or not currently known. You also agree to waive any moral rights or similar rights you may have or may acquire in the future in that Content in favour of www.coveredmagazine.com.au.

12.3.    You must not modify, copy, reproduce, republish, frame, distribute or communicate any part of the Website or any information contained in it or otherwise use the Website in a way which will infringe www.coveredmagazine.com.au intellectual property or other rights, except as expressly provided in these Terms of Use or as permitted by the Copyright Act 1968 (Cth).

12.4.    Any of the trademarks or logos displayed on the Website may be registered or unregistered marks of All Bases Covered Pty Ltd. You may not use these trademarks or logos without the express permission of All Bases Covered Pty Ltd. Any unauthorised use of the trademarks or logos is strictly prohibited.

13.    GENERAL DISCLAIMERS

13.1.    This Website is provided by All Bases Covered Pty Ltd on an “as is” basis without any express or implied warranty of any kind.

13.2.    The World Wide Web exists across open public networks that are neither secure nor private. Accordingly you acknowledge and accept the risk that any communication to or from the Website may be intercepted, used or modified by third parties.

13.3.    All Bases Covered Pty Ltd does not warrant that access to or use of the Website will be uninterrupted or error free or that the Website or any material on or accessible through the Website is free from errors or viruses, worms, trojan horses or other harmful components.

13.4.    You acknowledge that your access to and use of the Website (including the software operating in connection with the Website) may be interfered with by numerous factors outside of All Bases Covered Pty Ltd control.

13.5.    All Bases Covered Pty Ltd does not warrant anything about the reliability, accuracy, completeness, timeliness, quality, physical state or suitability for a particular purpose of any material on or accessible through the Website.

13.6.    All Bases Covered Pty Ltd makes no commitment to update any material on the Website.

13.7.    You are responsible for assessing the accuracy, reliability, suitability and currency of the material on or accessible through the Website.

13.8.    You accept all risks and responsibility for all loss, damage, costs and other consequences resulting from using the Website or the material on or accessible through the Website.

14.    LIMITATION OF LIABILITY, CONSUMER LAW AND INDEMNITY

14.1.    Subject to clause 17.2, neither All Bases Covered Pty Ltd nor any of its officers, employees, agents or related bodies corporate shall be liable to you or anyone else for:

a.    any delays, inaccuracies, failures, errors, omissions, interruptions, deletions, defects, viruses, communication line failures or for the destruction of, or damage or unauthorised access to, your computer system or network;

b.    any defamatory, infringing, offensive or illegal conduct or material found in connection with the Website, including such conduct or material transmitted by any means by any other person; or

c.    any loss, damage or cost, including, without limitation, any direct, indirect, special, purely economic, consequential or punitive damages, or any legal costs, arising out of, or in connection with:

i.    the use of the Website;

ii.    the use by All Bases Covered Pty Ltd of information provided by you through the Website;

iii.    you or anyone else being unable to access the Website for any reason; or

iv.    the use of your Website password by you or any third party to whom you have made the password available.

14.2.    All Bases Covered Pty Ltd expressly limits its liability for breach of a condition or warranty implied by virtue of any legislation to the following remedies (the choice of which is to be at All Bases Covered Pty Ltd’s sole discretion):

a.    in the case of goods, any one or more of the following:

i.    replacement of the goods or supply of equivalent goods;

ii.    repair of the goods;

iii.    payment of the costs of replacing the goods or of acquiring equivalent goods; or

iv.    payment of the costs of having the goods repaired; and

b.    in the case of services:

i.    re-supply of the services; or

ii.    payment of the cost of having the services supplied again.

14.3.    You indemnify All Bases Covered Pty Ltd against any action, liability, claim, loss, damage, proceeding or expense (including legal costs) suffered or incurred by All Bases Covered Pty Ltd, arising out of, or in connection with:

a.    your breach or non-observance of any term of these Terms of Use;

b.    any Content submitted by you; or

c.    any breach or inaccuracy in any representations or warranties made to All Bases Covered Pty Ltd by you.

15.    LAW ENFORCEMENT

15.1.    All Bases Covered Pty Ltd reserves the right to cooperate fully with any law enforcement authority in any jurisdiction in respect of any lawful direction or request to disclose the identity or other information in respect of anyone posting any materials which violate any applicable or relevant law.

16.    PRIVACY

16.1.    You agree to comply with All Bases Covered Pty Ltd’s privacy policy, guidelines and statements as may be applicable from time to time. All Bases Covered Pty Ltd’s Privacy Policy can be accessed on the Website.

17.    AMENDMENT OF TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE

17.1.    All Bases Covered Pty Ltd is entitled, at its sole discretion, to amend, add or remove any part of these Terms of Use at any time without notice. You should periodically read these Terms of Use. Your continued use of this Website or any product or service obtainable through the Website after any such change to these Terms of Use constitutes an agreement by you to abide by and be bound by these Terms and Conditions of Use, as amended.

18.    CHOICE OF LAW AND USE OF THE WEBSITE

18.1.    This agreement is governed by the law in force in the State of New South Wales and you agree to submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of New South Wales, Australia and any other courts which may hear appeals from those courts in respect of any proceedings in connection with these Terms of Use or the Website.

18.2.    All Bases Covered Pty Ltd has designed the Website for use only within the Commonwealth of Australia and makes no warranties or representations with regard to use by persons accessing, downloading or otherwise using the Website outside the Commonwealth of Australia.

18.3.    If any of these Terms of Use are invalid or unenforceable, they may be struck out and the remaining Terms of Use will continue to be of full force and effect.