TERMS OF USE

TERMS OF USE

PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS SITE

 

1.             General

1.1          Welcome to our website.

1.2          This website is created and controlled by Advantage Legal Pty Ltd ACN 621 030 457 of Level 6 / 111 Elizabeth Street, Sydney, NSW, 2001 (‘we’, ‘us’, ‘our’). These terms and conditions of use (‘Terms’) govern your use of our website located at www.advantagelegal.com.au (‘Site’) and form a binding contractual agreement between the user of the Site (‘you’) and us.

1.3          As such, these Terms are important, and you should ensure that you read them carefully. If you have any questions about these Terms, you can contact us at info@advantagelegal.com.au.

1.4          If you purchase any products available on our Site, or at https://autom.io/o/advantagelegal (‘Platform’), there may be additional terms and conditions relating to such purchases. You must ensure that you agree with any additional terms and conditions before making your purchase.

 

2.             Ownership, Intellectual Property and Copyright

2.1          We are the owner of this site and its contents (including but not limited to all information, data text, video, software, graphics, images, advertisements, blogs, and any other material on the Site (‘Content’). This Site and all the material published on it are protected by copyright laws in Australia and through international treaties.

2.2          Unless otherwise expressly provided, Advantage Legal Pty Ltd and its contributors reserve all rights in the Site and the Content, including all copyright, designs, trademarks, patents and other intellectual property rights, grants and licences (past, current and to be granted).

 

3.             Your Consent

3.1          By using our Site and the material and information offered, you acknowledge that you accept these Terms of use and that you agree to comply with them. If you don’t agree with our Terms, you must stop using this website immediately.

3.2          For as long as you comply with these Terms, Advantage Legal Pty Ltd grants you a personal, non-exclusive and non-transferable, limited privilege to access and use this Site. All other uses of our Site are expressly prohibited unless we provide you with written consent.

 

4.             Updates and Changes to These Terms

4.1          We may amend these Terms from time to time.

4.2          Every time you wish to use our Site, please check these Terms to ensure that you understand these Terms that apply at that time and that you are willing to be bound by them.

 

5.             Updates and Changes to Our Site

5.1          From time to time we may update and change our Site for a number of reasons, including but not limited to the following:

a.             To reflect changes to our products and services;

b.             To reflect changes to our users’ needs;

c.             To reflect changes to our business priorities; or

d.             For any other reason.

 

6.             Notice About Updates or Changes

6.1          Although we will try to give you reasonable notice of any major changes when possible, we reserve our absolute right to make any changes to these Terms and or our Site, at any time, in our sole discretion and without any prior notice to you.

6.2          It is your responsibility to periodically check this Site and these Terms for any changes that may affect you.

 

7.             Accessibility

7.1          Access to our Site is made available free of charge.

7.2          We do not guarantee that our Site, or any information and content on it, will always be accessible or be uninterrupted.

7.3          At our discretion, we may also suspend or withdraw or restrict the availability of all or any part of our Site for business and operational reasons.

7.4          When practicable, we will aim to provide you with reasonable notice of any suspension or withdrawal.

 

8.             Registration

8.1          If your access to our Site or use of our Site is controlled by a user identification code, user account, password, or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of such information.

8.2          You must not disclose it to any third party.

8.3          If you become aware of any unauthorised use or suspect unauthorised use of your user identification code, user account or password, you must promptly notify us at info@advantagelegal.com.au.

 

9.             Visitors

9.1          Our Site is directed at visitors who are at least 18 years old and have the legal capacity to enter into a binding contract and are residing in and using this Site within Australia.

9.2          If you access our Site from outside Australia, you do so at your risk, and you are responsible for compliance with laws applicable to your accessing the Site from your location.

 

10.          Acceptable Use

10.1       You can use the Site for personal reference only and not for any public or commercial purpose. We may allow you to use the Site for public or commercial purposes only with our express written approval.

10.2       You must not use our Site in any way that is inappropriate or in a manner that violates any right of Advantage Legal Pty Ltd, or that is contrary to law or regulation or these Terms.

10.3       It is an essential pre-condition of your use or access to this Site that you agree that you will not:

a.             Use any part or any Content on our Site for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors;

b.             Use any method or means to copy, reproduce, republish, frame, post, upload, distribute, transmit, sublicense, delete or modify in any way all or any part of the Content of our Site that is not expressly authorised by us;

c.             Make any unauthorised use of our Site, including tampering with or modifying or interfering with our Site or reverse engineer, reverse assemble or otherwise attempt to identify the Site infrastructure codes or functions;

d.             Not use our Site to post, publish, distribute, or transmit, or disseminate any unsolicited correspondence (including emails) or spam material; and

e.             Not delete or alter any copyright, trademark, or other proprietary rights notices from copies of materials from this Site. Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of content on our Site must always be acknowledged.

10.4       If we determine that you are in breach of these Terms or that your use or access to our Site infringes the copyright or intellectual property of others, we may, in our sole discretion, disable and terminate your right of use and or access to this Site.

 

11.          General Disclaimers

11.1       The information contained and accessed on our Site is provided for educational and guidance purposes only. It is intended to offer the user general information only.

11.2       While we make every reasonable effort to ensure that the information provided is useful, accurate, obtained from reliable resources, current and complete, Advantage Legal Pty Ltd is not responsible for any errors or omissions, or for the results obtained from the use of this information.

11.3       This Site and the Content on it, are provided on an ‘as is’ and ‘as available’ basis, with no guarantee, representations or warranty of any kind, express or implied, about the timeliness, completeness, accuracy, merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or accessibility or availability of the Site or its Content.

 

12.          Not Legal Advice

12.1       The Content on this Site is for general information purposes only. It is not intended to amount to legal or professional advice and should not be relied upon as such. The Content provided on this website or accessed by you does not entitle you to rely on it as legal advice.

12.2       You should not use this Site as a replacement for competent professional advice or service from a suitably qualified legal professional. You should always obtain legal advice focused on your specific individual circumstances.

 

13.          No Solicitor/Client Relationship

13.1       Your use of this Site in any way or the receipt of any information from us or this Site is not intended to and does not create a solicitor-client relationship between you and Advantage Legal Pty Ltd.

13.2       Transmission or accessing information on this Site is not intended and does not create a solicitor-client relationship.

 

14.          Limitation of Liability

14.1       We are not responsible to the user or anyone else for any direct or consequential loss or damages for loss of business or other profits arising in relation to the information or use of this Site.

14.2       These Terms apply to the Site and its Content and to the products and services available to the exclusion of any legal advice provided. Liability is limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards Legislation. All legal advice provided by Advantage Legal Pty Ltd to its clients will be governed by separate individualised agreements between us and our clients. Those agreements will be provided in separate communications and comply with applicable legal profession laws, the associated rules and regulations.

14.3       To the maximum extent permitted by law, we exclude all liability in respect of any loss or damage that may arise as a result of the use of our Site. Nothing in this clause affects any liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law. We do not exclude or limit in any way our liability to you where it would be unlawful to do so.

14.4       Where our liability cannot be excluded, we limit our liability in relation to the information on this Site to the resupply of the information or the reasonable costs of having the information resupplied or otherwise, to the fullest extent permitted by the Australian Consumer Law.

 

15.          External Links

15.1       This Site may contain links to other external linked sites. Where our Site contains links to other sites (including banner advertisements and sponsored links) and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your convenience and information only. Advantage Legal Pty Ltd is not responsible for the content of any linked site or any changes, or updates to such websites.

15.2       The linked websites are not subject to these Terms, our privacy policy or any other of our relevant policies. You access third party websites entirely at your own risk and subject to the terms and conditions of use for those websites.

15.3       Unless expressly advised, Advantage Legal Pty Ltd does not endorse, recommend or approve the services, goods or products available on the linked external third-party websites.

 

16.          Technologically Harmful Material and Viruses

16.1       We do not guarantee that our Site will be secure or free from bugs or viruses. Advantage Legal Pty Ltd does not accept any responsibility and will be not liable for any damage to, or viruses that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or any other proprietary devices or material as a result of your use of our Site or in connection to your downloading of any Content, material or files posted on our Site, or any other linked site.

16.2       You are responsible for configuring your technology to access our Site. You should use your virus protection software.

 

17.          Indemnity

17.1       You agree to defend, indemnify and hold Advantage Legal Pty Ltd, our directors, employees, our affiliates, contractors, agents, licensors, suppliers, successors and contributors, harmless from and against any and all claims, liabilities, damages, judgments, awards, losses, costs, expenses or fees (including reasonable legal fees) or causes of actions arising out of your use of the Site or in connection with the use of our Site and/or Platform or as a result of your breach of these Terms of use.

17.2       Different limitations and exclusions of liability will apply to liability arising as a result of the supply of any products or services to you, which will be set out in our terms and conditions of sale available at https://advantagelegal.com.au/terms-and-conditions-of-sale/.

18.          Rules: Links to Our Site

18.1       You may link to the home page on our Site, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it. The website on which you are establishing a link must comply in all respects with our standards of acceptable use and these Terms.

18.2       You must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists.

18.3       Our Site must not be framed, or its Content replicated on any other linked website, and the link to our Site should be made to our home page only.

18.4       We reserve the right to withdraw, in our sole discretion, any and all linking permission without notice.

18.5       If you wish to link to or make any use of the content on our Site other than that set out above, please contact us at info@advantagelegal.com.au.

 

19.          Prohibited Uses

19.1       You may only use the Site for lawful purposes and in accordance with these Terms. You acknowledge and agree that you will not use the Site:

a.             In any contravention or violation of any applicable federal, state, local or international law or regulation (including, any laws regarding the export of data or software to and from other countries);

b.             For the purpose of or with the intent of exploiting, harming, or attempting to exploit or harm minors in any manner (including, exposure to inappropriate content, requests for personally identifiable information or otherwise); or

c.             To engage in any other conduct that restricts or inhibits anyone’s use or enjoyment of the Site, or which, as determined by us, may harm us or users of the Site or expose them to liability.

19.2       Additionally, you agree not to:

a.             Use the Site in any manner that could disable, overburden, damage, or impair the Site or interfere with any other party’s use of the Site, including their ability to engage in real-time activities through the Site;

b.             Use any robot, spider or other automatic devices, process or means to access the Site for any purpose, including monitoring or copying any of the Content on the Site;

c.             Use any manual process to monitor or copy any of the Content on the Site or for any other unauthorised purpose without our prior written consent;

d.             Use any device, software or routine that interferes with the proper working of the Site;

e.             Introduce any viruses, trojan horses, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful;

f.              Attempt to gain unauthorised access to, interfere with, damage, or disrupt any parts of the Site, the server on which the Site is stored, or any server, computer or database connected to the Site;

g.             Attack the Site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of-service attack; or

h.             Otherwise, attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Site.

19.3       If you engage in any of the unauthorised or prohibited uses listed above, your right to use our Site will cease immediately and we may report you to the relevant law enforcement authorities or government agencies.

19.4       We may also disclose any information we have about you (including your personal information or your identity) to the appropriate authorities if such disclosure is deemed necessary in relation to any investigations or complaints about your use of the Site, or in the instances where such disclosure is necessary for complying with any applicable law, regulations, Court or government agency requests or orders.

 

20.          Privacy and Collection Notice

20.1       Advantage Legal Pty Ltd recognises the importance of privacy and protecting your personal information. We are committed to respecting your privacy as a customer and an online visitor to our Site. We may collect information, including your personal information, in the course of your use of our Site.

20.2       Ordinarily, we collect and use personal information about you that is specific to your dealings with us, or in relation to the products or services that you may wish to obtain from us and for the purposes outlined in our Privacy Policy.

20.3       By using our Site, you agree to the collection and use of your personal information.

20.4       We respect the privacy as well as the confidentiality of the information provided by you and ensure that it is used in compliance with the Australian Privacy Principles (‘APP’) and in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

20.5       Our Privacy Policy sets out how we collect, use, store and disclose your personal information.

20.6       You can access and read our Privacy Policy at https://advantagelegal.com.au/privacy-policy-2/.

 

21.          Cookies

21.1       When you visit our Site, we collect general non-personal information through a variety of technologies. We use cookies on our Site. A cookie is a small data file that the Site may place on your device to store certain information.

21.2       Use of cookies allows the Site to customise its configurations to the visitor’s preference. It also allows us to us to authenticate and monitor the numbers of the visitors who return to our Site, the pages they accessed, and the overall performance and functionality of our Site.

21.3       You can decline or disable the use of cookies on our Site by turning off the cookie function on your browser. If you choose to decline or disable the cookies, you may not be able to experience all features of our Site as some portions may not display or work properly in your browser.

21.4       We may also use third-party cookies for cross-site tracking, retargeting and online advertising through third party services such Facebook Adverts or Google AdWords or Google Analytics. Google Analytics generates statistic and other relevant information or reports about a Site’s use. Google stores this information.

21.5       We may use persistent cookies (which remain on your computer even after you close your browser) to store information that may speed up your use of our Site for any of your future visits to our Site. We may also use session cookies (which no longer remain after you end your browsing session) to help manage the display and presentation of information on our Site.

21.6       We do not control the dissemination of cookies by any websites that are not owned or operated by Advantage Legal Pty Ltd, and you must obtain more information from the relevant websites about the cookies used. Alternatively, you may adjust your browser setting and disable any such cookies.

All online purchases and associated online transactions for the sale of products or services through the Site, or as a result of your use of our Site and/or Platform are governed by our terms and conditions of sale https://advantagelegal.com.au/terms-and-conditions-of-sale/,  which apply in addition to these Terms. You will be bound by the terms and conditions of sale operating at the time you made your online transaction or purchase order.

 

22.          Governing Law

22.1       These Terms and your use of our website are governed by Australian law.

22.2       In the event of any dispute arising out of or in relation to this disclaimer or the Site, you agree that the exclusive venue for resolving any dispute will be in the courts of New South Wales and the venue will be Sydney, Australia.

 

23.          Spam

23.1       The email and contact details published on our Site are intended to facilitate communication about our business. The publication of electronic and other relevant addresses or contact details is not inferred as consent by the addressee or us to receiving any unsolicited electronic messages or spam mail.

 

24.          Feedback

24.1       Any feedback that you provide on our Site will be deemed non-confidential and Advantage Legal Pty Ltd is free to use such information on an unrestricted basis.

 

25.          Miscellaneous

25.1       If any provision or part-provision of these Terms is invalid or unenforceable, such provision will be deemed deleted but only to the extent necessary and the remaining provisions of these Terms will remain in full force and effect.

 

Last updated 12 March 2020