THE FOLLOWING PASSAGES ARE IMPORTANT INFORMATION.

This website is operated by Australian Owned Pty Ltd A.B.N. 72 640 496 260 “Australian Owned” .

Use of this website means that you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions listed below and any other laws or regulations which apply to this website.

If you do not accept these terms and conditions, you must refrain from using this website immediately. Australian Owned reserves the right to amend these terms and conditions from time to time. Amendments will be effective immediately upon notification on this website. Your continued use of this website following such notification will represent an agreement by you to be bound by the terms and conditions as amended.

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS

All intellectual property rights in this website, including design, text, graphics, logos, icons, the selection and arrangement thereof, sound recordings and all software relating to this website, belong to or are licensed by Australian Owned, save for the Business logo of each independent Business agreeing to the terms of the Australian Owned Rules. Those individual logos at all times remain the property of the particular Business located in the Directory. Generally the intellectual property rights are protected by Australian and International laws.

Pursuant to the relevant clauses under the Copyright Act 1968 (Cth) you may not in any form or by any means copy, adapt, reproduce, store, modify, distribute, print, upload, display, perform, publish, post, frame within another website or create derivative works from any part of this website without the prior written consent of Australian Owned.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

This website does not constitute legal advice nor does it constitute commercial advice.

Australian Owned is not liable for any loss or damage, however caused (including, but not limited to, by Australian Owned) suffered by you in connection with this agreement or your use of this website.

Nothing in these terms and conditions is intended to limit any of your rights under the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth).

INDEMNITY

You agree to indemnify Australian Owned for all loss or damage, penalties, fines, expenses and costs (including legal costs) which arise out of or relate to your use of this website.

Indemnification includes, without limitation, liability relating to copyright infringement, defamation, invasion of privacy and Trade Mark infringement.

PRIVACY STATEMENT 

Australian Owned complies with the Australian Privacy Principles, as outlined in Schedule 1 of the Privacy Act 1988. In complying, Australian Owned will behave in a certain way to ensure that the information provided and sourced is protected. It will do this in ways including: (i) only collecting personal information that it actually needs and collect that information fairly and lawfully; (ii) letting people know what it intends to do with the information it collects; (iii) ensuring the accuracy of the information being used; (iv)  maintaining the information securely; and (v) providing access to the Business seeking its own personal information at any point as well as permitting corrections. These provisions require Australian Owned to take all reasonable steps to protect the privacy interests of Businesses. A copy of Australian Owned Privacy policy can be provided to Businesses upon membership being approved.

GOVERNING LAW AND JURISDICTION

If a dispute arises regarding these terms of use, the laws of the State of Queensland, Australia will apply. In relation to any such dispute, you agree to submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the State of Queensland, Australia.