Terms of Access
Version 2.0 - Date: 11 April 2016
Welcome to the Subbies United Pty Ltd ABN 97 163 425 923 (SubbiesUnited, we, us, our) website.
Note: This website is for the use of subcontractors only. We scrutinise all new registrations.
We reserve the right to delete any member account which is not a genuine subcontractor or any new registration outside subcontractors who has not contacted us to request membership for their organisation. If your membership is deleted or blocked, SubbiesUnited is under no obligation to refund membership fees.
We provide users (you, your) with information on the building and construction industry and a forum to discuss related concerns and experiences.
By continuing to use of our website and our forums located at www.subbiesunited.com.au (this site), you agree to by bound by these terms and conditions of access, and any additional terms outlined when you access specific parts of this site (Terms).
We may change any feature of this site at any time without prior notice. We may also change these Terms at any time by publishing those changes on this site. Please check this page regularly so that you are aware of updates to the Terms.
If you do not agree to the Terms you must immediately cease use of this site.
In making this site available we advise that we make every endeavour to be independent and without bias towards any organisation or individual.
1. Use of this site
You are responsible for your use of this site.
This site is made available only for your personal information or business operations. As a user of this site, you agree not to use this site's data to provide or facilitate direct online access to any other person.
You are prohibited from posting or transmitting to or from this site any unlawful, threatening, libellous, defamatory, obscene, scandalous, inflammatory, pornographic, or profane material, or any other material that could give rise to any civil or criminal liability under the law.
You are prohibited from logging into another persons or companies account.
In using this site, you must:
(a) not copy, transmit, distribute, reproduce, licence, alter, reverse engineer, adapt or modify the whole or any part of this site in any way whatsoever;
(b) not use this site in any unlawful manner, for any unlawful purpose, or in any manner inconsistent with the Terms, including hacking into or inserting malicious code, destruction of data, including viruses, or harmful data, into this site and the data;
(c) not use this site in any way that could damage, disable, overburden, impair or compromise this site; and
(d) comply with all applicable laws relating to the use of this site and all other applicable laws and regulations associated with this site.
2. Reliance on content and information on this site
Any use or reliance of any content or other materials provided on this site or obtained by you through your use of this site is at your own risk. We do not endorse, represent or guarantee the accuracy, reliability or completeness of any content or materials available on this site.
You are responsible for all content and materials you post to our user forums.
We do not and will not review, monitor or control the content and material uploaded by users and we take no responsibility for such content and material.
You may need to register an account in order to gain full use of this site. We have full discretion to refuse your registration and we may refuse your registration, in circumstances where we consider that:
(a) your suggested username is inappropriate;
(b) you are impersonating another person;
(c) you are attempting to create multiple accounts; or
(d) your access to this site was previously terminated or suspended.
You are responsible for keeping your username and password confidential. You are responsible for all use and activity associated with your username and password.
4. Intellectual property
By contributing, or uploading content or materials to this site, you confirm that:
(a) you own or have the right to upload the content, and that you are not infringing any person’s intellectual property (or other) rights by submitting the content to this site; and
(b) the content you provide complies with all applicable laws, rules and regulations.
For any content or materials you upload to the site, you grant us a royalty-free, non-exclusive licence to use the content in any way we want and you agree to waive any moral rights you may have in the content.
Please keep your own copies of the content you contribute as we do not archive, store, back-up your content, and may remove the content at any time.
5. Cookies and security
You are responsible for ensuring the security of your computer and internet access when accessing this site, including using up to date anti-virus and internet security software.
We make no guarantees or warranties:
(a) about the completeness, accuracy, availability, security or reliability of the site and the content and material available on the site;
(b) regarding continuous accessibility or uninterrupted access to this site;
(c) that this site is free of errors, viruses or other unauthorised software.
Links to other websites are provided as a convenience only. We do not endorse or approve the content, quality or appropriateness of any other website which you may access through this site.
We disclaim and exclude, to the maximum extent permissible by law:
(a) any terms and conditions implied by law relating to any loss or damage that may be suffered by you as a result of you using this site; and
(b) all warranties, express or implied, including without limitation any warranty as to the accuracy of any information contained in this site.
7. Limitation of liability
All content and services on or available through this site are provided on an ‘as is’ and ‘as available’ basis and without warranties of any kind, expressed or implied except those which are not permitted by law to be excluded.
You agree that we are not liable to you for any loss or damage, including direct, indirect, special or consequential loss arising out of or in connection with:
(a) the use of this site and any material or content available on this site;
(b) you being unable to access the site for whatever reason and however arising, including, without limitation, negligence;
(c) any conduct or content of any third party available on the site, including defamatory, offensive or illegal conduct of other users or third parties;
(d) any information or material you have obtained from the site or any third party links;
(e) unauthorised access, use or alteration of your transmissions or content.
You agree to indemnify us from and against all actions, proceedings, claims, demands, costs (including all legal costs), losses, damages and expenses, and any direct, indirect, incidental or consequential loss or damage, including those arising out of the terms of any settlement, which may be brought against or made upon us, and that may be incurred on our behalf or sustained as a result of a third party claim, arising out of or as a consequence of:
(a) any breach of these Terms by you, or
(b) any wilful, unlawful, or negligent act or omission by you relating in any way to this site.
You acknowledge that this indemnity will continue to take effect after the Terms have been terminated.
We reserve the right to:
(a) withdraw or amend the service we provide on this site without notice;
(b) cease operating this site at any time without notice; and
(c) terminate the Terms.
If you breach the Terms, we may suspend or terminate your use of or access to this site or any part or feature of it. We will not be liable to you for any such termination or suspension. The Terms survive any such suspension or termination. Any suspension or termination does not affect our accrued rights and remedies.
These Terms constitute the whole agreement between you and us, and supersedes all prior representations, agreements, statements and understandings, whether verbal or in writing.
Any Term that is invalid or unenforceable may be struck out and the remaining Terms will continue to remain in full force and effect.
None of these Terms will be taken to be waived except by written notice signed by us.
If you have any questions regarding the Terms or if you encounter any problems with this site, please contact us.
11. Governing law and jurisdiction
The Terms are governed by the laws in force in Queensland, Australia, and you irrevocably and unconditionally submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Queensland.