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If you browse or otherwise access any content or data on the bluehorizonsproperty.com website, mobile site or apps, you agree to be bound by these terms.
Information on our websites and in any bluehorizonsproperty.com publication should not be regarded as a substitute for professional legal, financial or real estate advice.
Blue Horizons Property Consultants (BHPC) is responsible for maintaining our websites and all bluehorizonsproperty.com publications make no warranty as to the accuracy or reliability of the information contained therein (including, but not limited to, any content or information generated on our websites by or on behalf of BHPC, and any Third Party Content on our website) and BHPC and its related entities, directors, officers and agents disclaim all liability and responsibility for any direct or indirect loss or damage which may be suffered by any recipient through relying on anything contained in or omitted from our websites or publications.
BHPC collects personal information to assist us in providing the goods or services you are interested in. We or any of our Australian related companies may be in touch by any means (including email, phone or SMS) at any time to let you know about goods, services or promotions which may be of interest to you. We may also share your information with other persons or entities who assist us in providing our services, market similar alternative products, running competitions or with other companies who provide prizes for competitions or reader offers.
Restrictions on use of websites
In accessing or using our websites you agree that you will not:
(a) Use any automated device, software, process or means to access, retrieve, scrape, or index our websites or any content on our website;
(b) use any device, software, process or means to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working on our website;
(c) undertake any action that will impose a burden or make excessive traffic demands on our infrastructure that we deem, in our sole discretion to be unreasonable or disproportionate site usage;
(d) use or index any content or data on our websites for purposes of:
(i) Constructing or populating a searchable database of properties,
(ii) building a database of property information; or
(iii) competing with us in any manner that we have not specifically authorised;
(e) transmit spam, chain letters, contests, junk email, surveys, or other mass messaging, whether commercial in nature or not;
(f) use our websites or any content from our websites in any manner which is, in our sole discretion, not reasonable and / or not for the purpose which it is made available;
(g) violate the rights of any person, including copyright, trade secret, privacy right, or any other intellectual property or proprietary right;
(h) pose as any person or entity or attempt to solicit money, passwords or personal information from any person;
(i) act in violation of any Term of Use or other condition posed by us or any applicable law;
(j) reproduce, republish, retransmit, modify, adapt, distribute, translate, create derivative works or adaptations of, publicly display, sell, trade, or in any way exploit our websites or any content on our website, except as expressly authorised by us; or
(k) transmit or attempt to transmit any computer viruses, worms, defects, Trojan horses or other items of a destructive nature.
We reserve the right to exercise whatever means we deem necessary to prevent unauthorised access to or use of our website, including, but not limited to, instituting technological barriers, or reporting your conduct to any person or entity.
The subject matter on and accessible from our websites and publications is copyright. Apart from fair dealing permitted by the Copyright Act 1968, BHPC grants visitors to the site permission to download copyright material only for private and non-commercial purposes. For reproduction or use of bluehorizonsproperty.com copyright material beyond such use, written permission must be obtained directly from BHPC or the relevant copyright owner. If given, permission will be subject to the requirement that the copyright owner’s name and interest in the material be acknowledged when the material is reproduced or quoted, in whole or in part.
Third party links and advertising
Our websites often include advertisements, hyperlinks and pointers to websites operated by third parties. Links to third party websites include, without limitation, links to our websites of some of our real estate agency customers. Those third party websites do not form part of our websites and are not under the control of or the responsibility of BHPC. When you link to those websites you leave our websites and do so entirely at your own risk. BHPC and its related entities make no warranty as to the accuracy or reliability of the information contained on any third party websites, and BHPC and its related entities, directors, officers and agents disclaim all liability and responsibility for any direct or indirect loss or damage which may be suffered by you through relying on anything contained on or omitted from such third party websites. A display of advertising does not imply an endorsement or recommendation by BHPC.
In this section ‘Contributions’, means information including data, text, video, still images, audio or other material that BHPC has permitted you to host, share, publish, post, store or upload on our websites as permitted under these terms.
BHPC may at any time, without liability to you, remove, alter or disable access to any or all of your Contributions in its sole discretion without prior notice to you. Without limiting the previous sentence, BHPC may remove or disable access to any or all your Contributions if it considers that:
(a) those Contributions are in breach of any law or regulation;
(b) those Contributions infringe the intellectual property rights of any third party;
(c) it is required to do so by a regulatory body or any relevant authority pursuant to an interim or final take-down notice;
(d) those Contributions are:
(i) misleading or deceptive;
(ii) inappropriate having regard to the purpose of our websites;
(iii) likely to cause offence;
(iv) materially incorrect;
(vii) otherwise unlawful; or
(viii) corrupted, due to the presence of a virus or other disabling code.
You retain all of your ownership rights in your Contributions. BHPC is under no obligation to treat your Contributions as proprietary information.
To the extent that any Contributions are proprietary in nature, you grant BHPC a worldwide, nonexclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, transferable and irrevocable licence to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, translate, distribute, publish, create derivative works from and display and publicly perform your Contributions throughout the world in any medium, whether currently in existence or not. You also grant each user of our websites a nonexclusive licence to use, reproduce, adapt, translate, distribute, prepare derivative works of, display and perform your Contributions as permitted by BHPC and these terms.
(i) BHPC, in respect of Contributions to its website the right to use your name or the name you submit with the Contribution, and, the right to represent and warrant that:
(a) you own and control all of the rights to the Contributions; or
(b) you have the lawful right including all necessary licences, rights, consents, and permissions to use and authorise BHPC to display the Contributions
For any Contributions that you may retain moral rights in, you declare that:
(c) you do not require that any personally identifying information be used in connection with the Contribution, or any derivative work, upgrade or update of the Contribution;
You understand that when accessing our websites, you may be exposed to the Contributions of other users of our websites. You acknowledge and agree that BHPC does have control of and is not responsible for these other Contributions. You release BHPC from any claims that you could assert against BHPC relating to or in connection with these other Contributions.
You represent and warrant that:
(a) you have the lawful right including all necessary licences, rights, consents, and permissions to use and authorise BHPC to display your Contributions; and
(b) you will not make any Contributions that:
(i) infringe the intellectual property rights of any third party, and you agree to pay all royalties, fees or other monies payable by reason of any Contributions made by you;
(ii) are misleading or deceptive;
(iii) are materially incorrect;
(iv) are likely to cause offence;
(v) directly or indirectly involve the advertising or marketing of any products or services;
(vi) are obscene, including pornographic, hateful, racially or ethnically offensive material;
(vii) are defamatory;
(viii) are otherwise unlawful or encourage unlawful conduct; or
(ix) are otherwise inappropriate having regard to the purpose of our websites.
Third Party Content
Our websites contain content provided to BHPC by other parties (Third Party Content). BHPC does not have a practice of monitoring or making inquiries about Third Party Content. BHPC is not responsible for, does not endorse and makes no representations either expressly or impliedly concerning Third Party Content. Third Party Content does not represent the views of BHPC. You rely on Third Party Content completely at your own risk.
Any editorial content or articles on our site are of a general nature only and do not consider your personal objectives, financial situation or particular needs. Editorial content should not be regarded as advice or relied upon by you or any other person and we recommend that you seek professional advice before acting on the content. For the avoidance of doubt, editorial content provided by third party authors that are not employed by us is deemed to be Third Party Content for the purposes of the section above.
You represent and warrant that:
(a) your use of our websites will comply at all times with these terms and any directions we make to you in relation to your use of our websites from time to time;
You agree to indemnify and hold BHPC and its affiliates (and their officers, agents, partners and employees) against any and all loss, liability, claim or demand (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) arising out of, or in connection with your use of and access to our websites or making Contributions not in accordance with these terms.
Policy for linking to our website
You may only link to content on our websites if we consent. If we do allow you to link to our websites, it is on condition that you do not:
(a) attribute a link to BHPC content as being a link to your own or someone else’s content (for example, use your own logo to link to our content);
(b) attribute a link to our site and then link somewhere else;
(c) frame our content in such a way as to present it as your own or as belonging to anyone other than us or our licensors; or
(d) link to our content as part of a website that aggregates property listings and/or information or competes with us in any manner.
We reserve the right to require that you do not link to our content and we may exercise this right by giving notice to you. We reserve complete discretion in relation to our exercise of this right, which may be due to the matters or circumstances above, or any other matter or circumstance we consider is reasonable.
Limitation of liability
Certain rights and remedies may be available under the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth) similar legislation of other States or Territories and may not be permitted to be excluded, restricted or modified. Apart from those that cannot be excluded. To the extent permitted by law, our liability for breach of any implied warranty or condition that cannot be excluded is restricted, at our option to: the re-supply of services or payment of the cost of re-supply of services; or the replacement or repair of goods or payment of the cost of replacement or repair.
IN NO EVENT SHALL BHPC BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, EXEMPLARY, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, INCLUDING LOST PROFIT, LOSS OF REVENUE, LOSS OF GOODWILL, LOSS OF CUSTOMERS, LOSS OF CAPITAL, DOWNTIME COSTS, LOSS OF PROFIT, LOSS OF OR DAMAGE TO REPUTATION, LOSS UNDER OR IN RELATION TO ANY OTHER CONTRACT, LOSS OF DATA, LOSS OF USE OF DATA, LOSS OF ANTICIPATED SAVINGS OR BENEFITS SUFFERED OR INCURRED BY OR AWARDED AGAINST YOU UNDER OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THIS AGREEMENT OR THE WEBSITES. NOTWITHSTANDING ANYTHING TO THE CONTRARY HEREIN, THE AGGREGATE LIABILITY OF BHPC AND ITS RELATED ENTITIES TO YOU FOR ANY CAUSE OF ACTION WHATSOEVER AND REGARDLESS OF THE FORM OF THE ACTION, WILL AT ALL TIMES BE LIMITED TO $100.00.