Website Terms & Conditions
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This website is operated by Leonardus Smits Lawyers.
In these terms and conditions, the expressions we, us and our are a reference to our Legal Practice.
If you use this website, you are agreeing 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. We reserve 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.
Nature of information
This website provides a summary of the different rights and entitlements that exist in the relevant state or country, as well as answers to questions that are frequently asked about the law.This is general information only and is not a substitute for or complementary to obtaining individual or particular legal advice.
Intellectual property rights statement
All intellectual property rights in this website, including design, text, graphics, logos, icons, sound recordings and all software relating to this website belong to or are licensed by us. These intellectual property rights are protected by Australian and international laws.
You may only share the information contained on this website for the purpose of private use, research, or review as permitted under copyright legislation. You must not otherwise in any form or by any means copy, adapt, reproduce (other than for the purpose of viewing the website in your browser), store, modify, distribute, print, upload, display, perform, remove any credits, publish post frame within another website or create derivative works from any part of this website or commercialise any information obtained from any part of this website without our prior written permission or, in the case of third party material, from the owner of the intellectual property rights in that material.
This website may contain links to other websites. The links are provided for convenience only and may not remain current or be maintained. We are not responsible for the content or privacy practices associated with any linked websites.
Unfortunately, no data transmission over the internet can be guaranteed as being secure. We do not warrant and cannot ensure the security of any information which you transmit to us. Accordingly, any information that you transmit to this website is transmitted at your own risk. If you become aware of any problems with the security of the data or the website, please contact us immediately.
You must ensure that your access to this website is not illegal or prohibited by laws which apply to you.
We do not warrant the accuracy, adequacy or completeness of the information, nor do we undertake to keep this website updated. The information on this website is not, and is not intended to be, advice. You should not act or refrain to act on the basis of any of the material on this website without first satisfying yourself as to the truth or accuracy of all information given.
We do not accept responsibility for loss suffered as a result of reliance by you on the accuracy or currency of information contained on this website.
You must take your own precautions to ensure that the process that you employ for accessing this website does not expose you to the risk of viruses, malicious computer code, or other forms of interference which may damage your own computer system. For the removal of doubt, we do not accept responsibility for any interference or damage to your own computer system which arises in connection with your use of this website or any linked website.
Limitation of liability
We are not liable for any loss or damage, however caused (including, but not limited to, by our negligence) suffered by you in connection with these terms and conditions or your use of this website.
If the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth) or any other legislation states that there is a guarantee in respect of goods or services supplied, and our liability for failing to comply with that guarantee may not be excluded but may be limited, our liability for such failure is limited to, in the case of a supply of goods, replacing the goods or supplying equivalent goods or repairing the goods, or in the case of supply of services, supplying the services again or paying the cost of having the services supplied again.
You agree to indemnify us for all damages, losses, penalties, fines, expenses and costs (including legal costs) which arise out of or relate to your use of this website, any information that you provide to us via this website or any damage that you may cause to this website. This indemnification includes, without limitation, liability relating to copyright infringement, defamation, invasion of privacy, trade mark infringement and breaches of the law.
Access to this website may be withdrawn at any time without notice. These terms and conditions will survive any such withdrawal.
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