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TERMS & CONDITIONS

This Website is owned and operated by the Bushfire Building Council of Australia (ABN 73 601 354 170) (collectively referred to as “BBCA”, “we”, “us” or “our”).

The following terms and conditions govern your use of this Website. Use of our Website will mean that you accept these terms and conditions.

  1. Acceptance

Your use of the Website is conditional upon your acceptance and compliance with the terms, conditions, notices and disclaimers set in our “Terms and Conditions”. Your use of the Website constitutes your agreement to the Terms and Conditions.

  1. Access

You understand that we may for security and technical reasons at any time in our sole discretion and without prior notice to you, prohibit or restrict your access to our Website. We will notify you as soon as possible of any restriction to your access rights.

  1. Acceptable Use

• You must only use this Website for lawful purposes. You must not use this Website for any activities, posts or transmission of information or material that:

• breaches any laws or regulations, infringes a third party’s rights or privacy, or which are contrary to any applicable standards or codes;

• interferes with other users or other customers or defames, harasses, threatens, menaces or offends any person or which prevents any other person from using or enjoying the Website, or post any spam, unsolicited or bulk electronic communications;

• any obscene, indecent, inflammatory or pornographic material or any other material that may give rise to civil or criminal proceedings;

• knowingly transmit any viruses, worms, defects, trojan horses or similar disabling or malicious code to the Website;

• that hacks or disables any part of the Website to corrupt data, cause annoyance to other users, send any spam, unsolicited advertising or promotional material, or attempt to affect the performance or functionality of any technology of or accessed through this Website; or

• create accounts by automated means or by providing false or fraudulent information.

  1. Security

We do not store credit card information on our Website or in our database. No actual card data is held or used by us.

  1. Your privacy

We will comply with our Privacy Policy and you accept this policy as governing our use of the personal information we receive about you as an individual.

  1. Intellectual Property

We either own or otherwise have the right to use the Intellectual Property rights with respect to the Content as well as in relation to our products and services. Intellectual Property means any current and future registered and unregistered rights in respect of copyright, designs, circuit layouts, trade marks, trade secrets, know-how, confidential information, patents, invention and discoveries and all other intellectual property. Content means any text, graphics, photographs, including all image rights, sounds, music, video or audio on this Website.

You acknowledge and accept that we are either the owner, or otherwise have the right to use our Intellectual Property and that you will not assert any claim or interest in or to our Intellectual Property, other than in relation to those rights which are expressly provided to you in these Website Terms and Conditions.

You may make any copies of any information reasonably incidental to your viewing of our Website and may retain a single permanent copy for your personal reference and non-commercial use only. The information may not otherwise be used, copied, reproduced, published, altered, transmitted in any form or by any means in whole or in part (except where by law such use cannot be prohibited) without our prior written approval.
Nothing in these Terms and Conditions constitutes any licence of our Intellectual Property rights to you.

  1. Trade Marks

All names, logos and trade marks are owned by us or by the third parties who have contributed to the Website. Nothing on the Website should be interpreted as granting any rights to use or distribute any names, logos or trade marks, without our express written agreement or that of the relevant contributor. Nothing displayed on the Website should be construed as granting any licence or right to use any trade mark without our express permission, or the express permission of the relevant third party contributor.

  1. Copyright

We are the copyright owner of the content of the Website or are licensed by the copyright owner to use the content on the Website. Except as permitted by the Copyright Act 1968 (Cth) no part of the Website may be reproduced, adapted, performed in public or transmitted in any form by any process (graphic, electronic or mechanical, including further copying, recording, taping or by a storage and information retrieval system) without our prior written consent.

  1. Warranties

This Website is provided on an “as is” basis and you acknowledge that our Website may contain errors and inaccuracies and may not be complete or current. To the extent permitted by law, we do not make any representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, in relation to all or any part of the Website, or the Content or any third party websites to which the Website is linked.

We make no warranty that our Website will be free from viruses or any kind of malicious code, or other faults or defects whatsoever.

Reference to any specific commercial product or service does not necessarily constitute or imply our endorsement or recommendation.

  1. Limitation of Liability

To the maximum extent permitted by law, BBCA hereby disclaims all liability (howsoever arising) in connection with any direct and indirect loss, damage or expense, arising out of or in connection with any use of, or inability to use, all or any part of the Content, the Website and/or any website to which the Website is linked, or any action taken (or refrained from being taken) as a result of using any of these or as a result of the fact that certain information or products contained on the Website are incorrect, incomplete or not up-to-date. It shall be your own responsibility to ensure that any products, services or information available through the Website meet your specific requirements.

We make no representation that any information (including any file) obtained from or through the Website is free from computer viruses or other faults or defects. It is your responsibility to scan any such information for computer viruses. We will not be liable to you or to any other person for any loss or damage (whether direct, indirect, consequential or economic), however caused and whether by negligence or otherwise, which may result directly or indirectly from any such information. To the extent that any liability may be imposed on us, it shall be limited to the cost of re-supplying that information.

You release BBCA of all responsibility for any consequence, loss or damage of the use of the Website. By continuing to access our Website, you agree that your access to, and use of, the Website is subject to these Terms and Conditions and all applicable laws and is at your own risk.

  1. Termination

We may immediately terminate this agreement without liability if we reasonably believe you are in breach of these terms and conditions or if we wish to withdraw the Website or any part of it.

  1. Changes to these Terms and Conditions

We may change these Terms and Conditions at any time. Any revised Terms and Conditions displayed on our Website from time to time will apply to your use of our Website, its content and any products or services we offer or supply.

  1. Applicable law

These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the state of Victoria, Australia. You agree to submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the state of Victoria, Australia.

  1. Enforceability

If a court of competent jurisdiction rules that any part of these Terms and Conditions are unenforceable for any reason, then such ruling will not affect the remaining provisions of these Terms and Conditions which will remain in full force and effect at all times.

  1. Contact Us

If you have any questions about our Terms and Conditions, you should contact us via info@bbca.org.au

These Terms and Conditions were last updated on 22 November 2021.