Website Terms and Conditions
In these terms and conditions, "we", "us" and "our" means Bauer Media Limited (ABN 18 053 273 546), of 54 Park Street, Sydney NSW 2000. Please read these terms and conditions carefully as they apply to your use of the www.shoptilyoudrop.com.au website (the "Website"). By accessing or using the Website you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions.
We may revise these terms and conditions from time to time by updating this posting. The revised terms will take effect when they are posted.
1. Licence to use the content on the Website
(a) You acknowledge that the Website, the content posted on the Website by us and our users, and the underlying software and technologies used to operate the Website, are all subject to copyright and possibly other intellectual property rights ("Intellectual Property Rights").
(b) We grant you a limited, non-transferable licence to access and use the Website solely for your personal, non-commercial purposes.
(c) We (or our licensors) retain all right, title, and interest in and to the Website, and nothing you do on or in relation to the Website will transfer any Intellectual Property Rights to you or, except for the licence referred to in paragraph (b), authorise you to exercise any Intellectual Property Rights unless this is expressly stated.
(d) Except as provided in these terms and conditions, permission to reprint or electronically reproduce the Website or any of its contents, in whole or in part, whether by automated or manual means (including through the use of any so-called robot, spider, scraper or similar technology), for any other purpose is expressly prohibited, unless prior written consent is obtained from us. You may contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org you wish to obtain such consent.
(e) Subject to applicable law, we may revoke the permissions referred to above at any time and may suspend or deny, in our sole discretion, your access to all or any portion of the Website without notice.
2. Content you submit via the Website
(a) Where requested, we encourage you to contribute to the Website by submitting comments, and, where appropriate, uploading information and photos (collectively, "Submissions").
(b) You retain copyright and any other rights you already hold in any Submissions. By submitting, posting or displaying the Submissions, you give us a perpetual, irrevocable, worldwide, royalty-free and non-exclusive licence to reproduce, adapt, modify, translate, publish, publicly perform, publicly display and distribute the Submissions in any form. This licence is for the sole purpose of enabling us to display, distribute, operate and promote the Website and any associated services, products or software.
(c) You confirm and warrant to us that you have all the rights, power and authority necessary to grant the licence of your Submissions under paragraph (b), and that our use of your Submissions in accordance with these terms will not infringe the rights (including copyright or other intellectual property rights) of any other person or organisation or breach any applicable laws.
(d) You must not submit, post, display or otherwise contribute to the Website any of the following:
(i) any comment, review, message, data, information, text, music, sound, photos, graphics, code or any other material ("Content") that is false, unlawful, misleading, libellous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, indecent, lewd, suggestive, harassing or advocates harassment of another person, threatening, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, abusive, inflammatory, fraudulent or otherwise objectionable, or which discriminates against or vilifies any group or individual;
(ii) content that may infringe any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other intellectual or proprietary right of any party;
(iii) content that impersonates any person or entity or otherwise misrepresents your affiliation with a person or entity, including us;
(iv) unsolicited promotions, mass mailings or "spamming", transmission of "junk mail", "chain letters," political campaigning, advertising, contests, raffles, solicitations or the promotion of fund raising or charitable causes (unless in response to a written request made by Bauer);
(v) content containing commercial activities and/or sales without our prior written consent such as contests, sweepstakes, barter, advertising and pyramid schemes; or
(vi) private information of any third party, including, without limitation, surname (family name), addresses, phone numbers, email addresses and credit card numbers.
(e) You understand that by using the Website, you may be exposed to Submissions that you find offensive, indecent or objectionable, and that, in this respect, you use the Website at your own risk. We reserve the right in our sole discretion and for any reason to pre-screen, review, flag, filter, modify, refuse or remove any or all Submissions from the Website, but we have no obligation to do so, and we will not be responsible or liable for any of the Submissions.
(f) You agree to abide by any community guidelines which may be posted on the Website by us.
(g) You expressly acknowledge and agree that each user of the Website is responsible for their own Submissions, and as a result, we have no control over the truth, accuracy or completeness of the Submissions.
3. Linking to this Website
(a) We encourage you to provide links to this Website. While you may use the name "shoptilyoudrop.com.au" in the text of any such link, you may not use the Shop Til You Drop logo or any of our other trademarks without our prior written consent.
(b) You must not frame this Website, or represent or imply that any part of the Website belongs to anyone other than us.
(c) If we notify you that we object to the manner in which you provide links to this Website, you must immediately cease providing such links.
4. Links to third party websites
To the extent that this Website contains links to sites operated by third parties, these 'linked websites' are not controlled or maintained by us and we are not responsible for the privacy practices of these companies. Before disclosing your personal information to linked websites, we advise you to examine their privacy policies.
5. Shop Online
When using the ‘Shop’ section of the Magazine, you expressly acknowledge and agree that:
(a) We provide this a service to you
(b) we have no control over, or liability for, anything that occurs in connection with your purchase of goods through links in the Shop section of this Website;
(c) purchases made through links in the Shop represent a contract between you and the relevant retailer and we are not a party to that contract;
(d) the terms and conditions of purchase, including terms relating to pricing, availability, payment and returns, are as set out on the website of the relevant retailer, as amended from time to time; and
(e) while we endeavour to ensure information we provide via the Website is accurate and up to date at all times (including details, descriptions and prices of products), we are unable to guarantee the accuracy of all information published on the Website and make no representation or warranty as to the quality or availability of products you may wish to purchase through links on the Website.
A cookie is a small text file that is placed on your hard drive by a web server. Cookies contain information that can later be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer.
One of the primary purposes of cookies is to store your preferences and other information on your computer in order to save you time by eliminating the need to repeatedly enter the same information and to display your personalised content. For example, your e-mail address may be stored in a cookie that will remain on your computer after you sign out. This cookie allows your e-mail address to be pre-populated, so that you will only need to type your password the next time you sign in.
Cookies may also be passed in affiliate links from our Website to third party sites. None of your personal information is tracked, stored or shared within that cookie or shared between the third party site owner and us. Affiliate cookies only track whether a successful event or sale occurred from our referral link.
If you are using a public computer or do not otherwise want this information to be stored, you can select the appropriate radio button on the sign-in page, and this cookie will not be used.
7. General restrictions
In using the Website, you must not:
(a) violate any applicable laws;
(b) distribute viruses, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of any computer hardware or software;
(c) disclose any password associated with an account you use to access the Website (and you agree that you will be solely and personally responsible for all activities that occur under your account);
(d) collect or store personal data about other users of the Website; or
(e) engage in any other conduct that inhibits any other person from using or enjoying the Website.
8. Warranties and liability
(a) you may have rights under statutory consumer protection laws, including the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth), which cannot be excluded, restricted, limited or modified. The following exclusions of warranties, and the limitations of liability in paragraphs (d), (e) and (f) below, apply subject to any rights you may have under such laws.
(b) you expressly understand and agree that your access to and use of the website is at your sole risk and that the website is provided "as is" and "as available". in particular, we do not represent or warrant to you that:
(i) your access to and use of the website will meet your requirements (and you expressly acknowledge that you have relied upon your own experience, skill and judgement to evaluate the website and that you are satisfied as to the suitability of the website to meet your requirements); or
(ii) your access to and use of the website will be uninterrupted, timely, secure or free from viruses or errors.
(c) without limiting the foregoing, and to the extent permitted by law, all express or implied representations, conditions, warranties, guarantees or other provisions that are not contained in the terms (whether based in legislation, the common law or otherwise) are excluded, including any representations, conditions, warranties or guarantees as to acceptable quality, fitness for purpose, timeliness, or non-infringement of third party rights.
(d) If any condition, warranty, guarantee or other provision is implied or imposed in relation to the legal agreement between you and us (whether based in legislation, the common law or otherwise) and cannot be excluded (a "Non-Excludable Term"), and we are able to limit your remedy for a breach of such a Non-Excludable Term, then our liability for such a breach of the Non-Excludable Term is limited to one or more of the following at our option:
(i) in relation to goods, the replacement of the goods or the supply of equivalent goods, the repair of the goods, the payment of the cost of replacing the goods or of acquiring equivalent goods, or the payment of the cost of having the goods repaired; or
(ii) in relation to services, the supplying of the services again or the payment of the cost of having the services supplied again.
(e) subject to our obligations under the non-excludable terms, and to the maximum extent permitted by law, our maximum aggregate liability for all claims arising under or in relation to this agreement, or otherwise as a result of your access to and use of the website, is limited to $100. Our liability to you will also be diminished to the extent that your acts or omissions (or those of a third party) contribute to or cause the loss or liability.
(f) subject to our obligations under the non-excludable terms, and to the maximum extent permitted by law, in no event are we liable under or in relation to this agreement or its subject matter for any indirect, special or consequential loss or damage or for any loss of goodwill, opportunities, anticipated savings or profits.
(g) The limitations and exclusions in paragraphs (e) and (f) apply regardless of whether the liability arises in contract, tort (including negligence), in equity, under statute, under an indemnity, or on any other basis.
(h) You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless us and our affiliates, and their respective directors, officers, employees, agents and contractors, from and against any loss, damage, liability, cost or expense (including legal fees on a solicitor-client basis) suffered or incurred in connection with a claim brought against any of them, to the extent that such third party claim arises out of your breach of any obligation or warranty in these terms, your breach of or failure to comply with any laws, or your misuse or infringement of any rights (including intellectual property rights) of a third party.
9. Variation of the Website
We may from time to time and without notice, vary, modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, any or all of the Website.
10. Links and advertisements
We have not reviewed any of the sites linked to the Website and are not responsible for the content or accuracy of any off-site pages or any other sites linked to the Website. The inclusion of any link does not imply that we endorse the linked site.
12. Force majeure
Neither party will be liable for any delay in performing any of its obligations under these terms and conditions if such delay is caused by circumstances beyond the reasonable control of that party.
(a) If any part of these terms and conditions is held to be unenforceable, the unenforceable part is to be given effect to the greatest extent possible and the remainder will remain in full force and effect.
(b) These terms and conditions are governed by the laws of New South Wales, Australia, and you irrevocably submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of New South Wales, Australia.
(c) These terms and conditions constitute the entire agreement between us and you in relation to the Website and supersede all other (prior or contemporaneous) communications or displays whether electronic, oral, or written, between us and you in relation to the Website.
(d) Your use of the Website is conducted electronically and you agree that we may communicate with you electronically for all aspects of your use of the Website, including sending you electronic notices.
(e) The provisions of these terms and conditions which by their nature survive termination or expiry of these terms and conditions will survive termination or expiry of these terms and conditions.
(f) The word "including" when used in these terms and conditions is not a term of limitation.