Portal Terms and Conditions

The portal is a hosting content delivery service provided by us, Auscott Limited ABN 38 008 436 in accordance with these terms and conditions. Registered users of the portal may access, download, submit, upload and post content, data or information ("Content") which may be stored by us. The portal is intended for industry use, and is not intended for non-professional use by consumers.

Acceptance of Terms of Use

By registering to use the portal, you agree to the terms and conditions set out in this section in addition to the www.auscott.com.au general terms and conditions. Please read these terms and conditions, Privacy Policy and the website's general terms and conditions very carefully.

By accessing or using the portal, registering an account, or by viewing, accessing, uploading or downloading any information or content from or to the portal, you represent and warrant that you have read and understood these terms and conditions, Privacy Policy and the general terms and conditions.

Membership

In order to be able to access the information offered on this portal, you must become a member. To become a member, you must complete your registration details in the manner described on the portal.

We reserve the right to terminate your membership at any time if you breach these terms and conditions.

You agree to ensure that your registration details are true and accurate at all times. Specifically, you must notify us of any change to the registration details as originally supplied.

Changes to Terms and conditions

We reserve the right to make changes to these terms and conditions and any other terms and conditions contained on this website or relating to the terms of use of this website including the portal at any time.   Amendment will be effective immediately upon notification on this website. You should check these terms and conditions regularly for such changes. Your continued use of this website following such notification will represent an agreement by you to be bound by these terms and conditions as amended.

Information Service

All information provided by us pursuant to these terms and conditions is provided in good faith. You accept that any information provided by us is general information and is not in the nature of advice. We derive our information from sources which we believe to be accurate and up to date as at the date of publication. We nevertheless reserve the right to update this information at any time. In addition, we do not make any representations or warranties that the information we provide is reliable, accurate or complete or that your access to that information will be uninterrupted, timely or secure. We are not liable for any loss resulting from any action taken or reliance made by you on any information or material posted by us. You should make your own inquiries and seek independent advice from relevant industry professionals before acting or relying on any information or material which is made available to you pursuant to our information service.

You agree to use our information service for lawful purposes only.

Your Account

To access information services from us you must establish an account on this website.

We retain absolute discretion to refuse to allow your account to be established, to terminate your accounts and to remove or edit content where your account has not been kept in accordance with these terms and conditions.

You are responsible for the confidentiality of your account password. Your password and account details are stored on a secure server for ease of use in processing future orders or for warranty claims. Please refer to our Privacy Policy located at: www.auscott.com.au.

You agree that you will not let anyone else access your account or do anything that might put the security of your account at risk.  You must notify us immediately if you become aware of any breach of security or unauthorised access or use of your account.  You are solely responsible for the activity that occurs on your account.

We reserve the right to remove your username or similar identifier in respect of your account if appropriate.

Your Content

Any and all photos, text, pictures, graphics, comments and other content, data or information that you upload, store, transmit, submit, exchange or make available to or via the portal (hereinafter "Your Content") is generated and owned solely by you.

We do not claim any ownership rights in Your Content, and you hereby expressly acknowledge and agree that Your Content remains your sole responsibility.

You must not upload, store, distribute, send, transmit, display, perform, make available or otherwise communicate to the public any Content to which you do not hold the necessary rights. In particular, any unauthorized use of copyright protected material within Your Content may constitute an infringement of third party rights and is strictly prohibited.

You hereby represent and warrant that Your Content, is not and will not be unlawful, knowingly false, misleading, or create any liability on the part of Auscott or any of its affiliates, subsidiaries or employees.

We hereby exclude, to the fullest extent permitted by law, any and all liability which may arise from any content uploaded to the portal by users, including, but not limited to, any claims for infringement of intellectual property rights, rights of privacy or publicity rights or any claims relating to the completeness, accuracy, currency or reliability of any information provided by users of the portal.

Grant of Licence

By uploading Your Content to the portal or otherwise providing it to us, you hereby grant all licenses to us on a limited, worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free basis in order for us to use, reproduce, transmit, distribute, display, make available and other communication of Your Content on the portal and to produce reports which are made available to you and others.

The licenses granted in this section are granted separately with respect of each item of Your Content that you upload to the portal or provide to us. Licenses with respect to Your Content will be perpetual and irrevocable, and will continue notwithstanding any termination of your account.

Removal or updating of Your Content from your account may result in the deletion and/or variation of the information from the portal.

Limitation of Liability

You acknowledge that our editorial control is limited to the selection of materials to make available and the formatting of those materials on the portal. Any opinions or advice by third parties remain the responsibility of those third parties and we do not guarantee the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of that content or its fitness for any particular purposes.

Where the information made available over this service contains opinions or judgements of third parties, we do not purport to endorse the contents of that opinion or advice nor the accuracy or reliability of that opinion or advice. We do not accept liability for loss or damage caused by your reliance upon any information obtained through this service and it remains your responsibility to evaluate the accuracy, completeness and usefulness of any such information.

General

We accept no liability for any failure to comply with these terms and conditions where such failure is due to circumstances beyond our reasonable control.  If we waive any rights available to us under these terms and conditions on one occasion, this does not mean that those rights will automatically be waived on any other occasion.

If any of these terms and conditions are held to be invalid, unenforceable or illegal for any reason, the remaining terms and conditions shall nevertheless continue in full force.

These terms and conditions are governed by the laws in force in New South Wales, Australia.  You agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of that jurisdiction.

Resolving Your Concerns

If you have any concerns with, or do not understand, our website Terms and conditions we encourage you to contact us

Our contact details are below and we will respond to your query as soon as possible.

Email: groweradmin[at]auscott[dot]com[dot]au or sydney[at]auscott[dot]com[dot]au

Telephone: 02 9295 4800

Facsimile: 02 9295 4888

Address: Level 1, 56 Pitt St, SYDNEY NSW 2000

 

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