Welcome to the BENSS Australia Pty Ltd Terms, Conditions & Privacy Statement, which apply to your use of our website and services. By accessing this website, or engaging our services, you agree to be bound by them.
"Conditions" means these terms and conditions: "Personal Information" means any personal details provided by you via the Website; "User(s)" means (a) user(s) of the Website either collectively or individually, as the context requires; "We/us/our" means BENSS Australia Pty Ltd, "Website" means the website located at www.benss.com.au or any subsequent URL which may replace it; and "You/your" means you as a user of the Website.
We will provide you with access to the Website in accordance with these Conditions.
2 YOUR OBLIGATIONS
2.1.1 agree not to use the Website (or any part of) for any illegal purpose and agree to use it in accordance with all relevant laws;
2.1.2 agree not to upload or transmit through the Website any computer viruses, macro viruses, trojan horses, worms or anything else designed to interfere with, interrupt or disrupt the normal operating procedures of a computer;
2.1.3 will not upload or transmit through the Website any material which is defamatory, offensive, or of an obscene or menacing character, or that may cause annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety;
2.1.4 will not use the Website in a way that may cause the Website to be interrupted, damaged, rendered less efficient or such that the effectiveness or functionality of the Website is in any way impaired;
2.1.5 will not use the Website in any manner which violates or infringes the rights of any person, firm or company (including, but not limited to, rights of intellectual property, rights of confidentiality or rights of privacy); and
2.1.6 agree that in the event that you have any right, claim or action against any Users arising out of that User's use of the Website, then you will pursue such right, claim or action independently of and without recourse to us.
You agree to be fully responsible for (and fully indemnify us against) all claims, liability, damages, losses, costs and expenses, including legal fees, suffered by us and arising out of any breach of the Conditions by you or any other liabilities arising out of your use of the Website, or the use by any other person accessing the Website using your PC or internet access account.
4 OUR RIGHTS
4.1 We reserve the right to:
4.1.1 modify or withdraw, temporarily or permanently, the Website (or any part of) with or without notice to you and you confirm that we shall not be liable to you or any third party for any modification to or withdrawal of the Website; and/or
4.1.2 change these Conditions from time to time, and your continued use of the Website (or any part of) following such change shall be deemed to be your acceptance of such change. It is your responsibility to check regularly to determine whether the Conditions have been changed. If you do not agree to any change to the Conditions then you must immediately stop using the Website.
4.2 We will use our reasonable endeavours to maintain the Website. The Website is subject to change from time to time. You will not be eligible for any compensation because you cannot use any part of the Website or because of a failure, suspension or withdrawal of all or part of the Website due to circumstances beyond our control.
5 THIRD PARTY LINKS
In an attempt to provide increased value to our Users, we may provide links to other websites or resources. You acknowledge and agree that we are not responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources, and do not endorse and are not responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for the privacy practices or the content (including misrepresentative or defamatory content) of such websites, including (without limitation) any advertising, products or other materials or services on or available from such websites or resources, nor for any damage, loss or offence caused or alleged to be caused by, or in connection with, the use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on such external sites or resources.
Cookies are files, often including unique identifiers, that are sent by web servers to web browsers, and which may then be sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. Cookies can be used by web servers to identity and track users as they navigate different pages on a website, and to identify users returning to a website.
Cookies may be either "persistent" cookies or "session" cookies. A persistent cookie consists of a text file sent by a web server to a web browser, which will be stored by the browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date (unless deleted by the user before the expiry date). A session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.
6.1 We may use the information we obtain from your use of our cookies for the following purposes;
6.1.1 to recognise your computer when you visit the website;
6.1.2 to track you as you navigate the website, and to enable the use of any e-commerce facilities;
6.1.3 to improve the website's usability;
6.1.4 to analyse the use of the website;
6.1.5 in the administration of the website; and
6.1.6 to personalise the website for you, including targeting advertisements which may be of particular interest to you.
6.2 By using our website you may choose to access third party sites. Terms, Conditions and Privacy Policies for such third party sites, including use of Cookie, should be confirmed with those third parties.
6.3 You may choose not to accept Cookies, or to specifiy which cookies you will accept, by selecting the appropriate options in your browser settings and security software. You should be aware that blocking or refusing cookies may affect the functionality and your experience using our website.
We have the right, but not the obligation, to monitor any activity and content associated with the Website. We may investigate any reported violation of these Conditions or complaints and take any action that we deem appropriate (which may include, but is not limited to, issuing warnings, suspending, terminating or attaching conditions to your access and/or removing any materials from the Website).
7 YOUR DATA
7.1 We respect your personal information and undertake to comply with applicable Australian Law legislation related to Privacy.
7.2 You should be aware that we may disclose your personal information:
7.2.1 if we are requested by the police or any regulatory or government authority investigating suspected illegal activities, or upon receipt of a court order, to provide your Personal Information and/or information concerning your activities whilst using the Website; and
7.2.2 In relation to any, or any threatened, Court Proceedings in connection with your use, or the use of anyone under your control, of the Website whether in connection with the matters set out in these Conditions or otherwise.
8 INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY AND RIGHT TO USE
8.1 You acknowledge and agree that all copyright, trademarks and all other intellectual property rights in all material or content supplied as part of the Website shall remain at all times vested in us or our licensors. You are permitted to use this material only as expressly authorised by us.
8.2 The Website is Copyright, BENSS Australia Pty Ltd 2016. All rights reserved.
9.1 You may send us notices under or in connection with these Conditions:
9.1.1 by post to 7 Belmont Road, Ivanhoe, Victoria 3079; and/or
9.1.2 by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
9.2 As proof of sending does not guarantee our receipt of your notice, you must ensure that you have received an acknowledgement from us, which will be sent within 7 working days of our receipt and should be retained by you.
10. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
10.1 WHILE WE WILL USE REASONABLE ENDEAVOURS TO VERIFY THE ACCURACY OF ANY INFORMATION WE PLACE ON THE WEBSITE, WE MAKE NO WARRANTIES, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED IN RELATION TO ITS ACCURACY.
10.2 The Website is provided on an "as is" and "as available" basis without any representation or endorsement. Unless specified in separate terms and conditions related to a particular product or service, we make no warranties of any kind, whether express or implied, in relation to the Website, or products or services offered on the Website whether by us or on our behalf (including free software downloads) including but not limited to, implied warranties of satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, compatibility, security, accuracy, condition or completeness, or any implied warranty arising from course of dealing or usage or trade.
10.3 Unless specified in separate terms and conditions related to a particular product or service, we make no warranty that the Website or products or services offered on the Website whether by us or on our behalf (including free software downloads) will meet your requirements or will be uninterrupted, timely, secure or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that the Website or the server that makes it available or products or services offered on the Website whether by us or on our behalf (including free software downloads) are free of viruses or bugs or are fully functional, accurate, or reliable. We will not be responsible or liable to you for any loss of content or material as a result of uploading to or downloading from the Website.
10.4 Notwithstanding any other provision in the Conditions, nothing shall limit your rights as a consumer under Australia law.
10.5 You acknowledge that we cannot guarantee and therefore shall not be in any way responsible for the security or privacy of the Website and any information provided to or taken from the Website by you.
10.6 We will not be liable in contract, tort (including, without limitation, negligence) or otherwise if you incur loss or damage connecting to the Website through a third party's hyper-text link.
10.7 We will not be liable, in contract, tort, pre-contract or other representations (other than fraudulent misrepresentations) or otherwise out of or in connection with the Website or products or services offered on the Website whether by us or on our behalf for:
10.7.1 any economic losses (including without limitation loss of revenues, profits, contracts, business or anticipated savings); or
10.7.2 any loss of goodwill or reputation; or
10.7.3 any special or indirect or consequential losses; in any case whether or not such losses were within the contemplation of either of us at the date on which the event giving rise to the loss occurred.
If any part of the Conditions shall be deemed unlawful, void or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed to be severable from these Conditions and shall not effect the validity and enforceability of any of the remaining provisions of the Conditions.
Nothing shall be construed as a waiver by us of any preceding or succeeding breach of any provision.
Each provision of these Conditions shall be construed as separately applying and surviving even if for any reason one or other of those provisions is held to be inapplicable or unenforceable in any circumstances.
14 ENTIRE AGREEMENT
These Conditions (as amended from time to time) contain the entire agreement between you and us relating to the subject matter covered and supersede any previous agreements, arrangements, undertakings or proposals, written or oral, between you and us in relation to such matters. No oral explanation or oral information given by either of us shall alter the interpretation of these Conditions. You confirm that, in agreeing to accept these Conditions, you have not relied on any representation save insofar as the same has expressly been made a representation in these Conditions and you agree that you shall have no remedy in respect of any misrepresentation which has not become a term of these Conditions save that your agreement contained in this Clause shall not apply in respect of any fraudulent misrepresentation whether or not such has become a term of these Conditions.
The Conditions will be exclusively governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Australia whose Courts will have exclusive jurisdiction in any dispute, save that we have the right, at our sole discretion, to commence and pursue proceedings in alternative jurisdictions.
OUR COMMITMENT TO PRIVACY
Thank you for visiting the BENSS Australia Pty Ltd website (http://www.benss.com.au) website. Protecting consumer privacy is very important to us. Our Online Privacy Statement is available to inform you about our collection and use of personal information so that you can make informed choices about how your own information is collected and used.
Collection, Use and Disclosure of Information
Whilst using our website you may provide us with information including your name, company, address, city, state, postcode, contact numbers, email address and area of interest.
The primary purpose in collecting your information is to fulfil our business commitments to you in providing our products and services. We may use the information you provide to help improve our range of services we deliver to you, measure interest in our services, and to inform you of other services, events and products. We may also use the information to comply with requirements under the law.
BENSS Australia DOES NOT provide information to third parties for advertising and marketing purposes, or for any other purposes other than the fulfilment of contracted services.
Whilst BENSS Australia makes all reasonable efforts to maintain the security of your information, you should be aware of the inherent risks associated with the transmission of information via the Internet. You as an individual are responsible for the security and access to your own computer and the information you provide via the internet or other methods of correspondance.
Access to your Personal Information
In accordance with the requirements of applicable Privacy legislation, you may request details of the information we retain.