1. Terms of Use: These Terms of Use govern your use of the website at http://accord.asn.au (‘Website’) which is owned and operated by Accord Australasia Limited (‘Accord’ ‘We’ ‘Us’ ‘Our’). By accessing and using the Website or by signing up for a subscriber or user account on the Website, you agree to be bound by, and responsible for complying with, these Terms of Use. We may change these Terms of Use from time to time. Your use of the Website following any such change to the Terms of Use will confirm your acceptance of the changes.
  2. Website and Content: Accord owns all right, title and interest (including present and future copyright) in the Website. All material on the Website such as articles, names, trade marks, images, photographs, designs, illustrations, and logos (‘Content’) are owned by, or licensed to, us (unless expressly indicated otherwise). You are granted a non-exclusive, non-transferable licence to use the Website and the Content in the manner set out in these Terms of Use. The material contained on the Website is intended for general use only and should not be considered to be complete or definitive.
  3. Your Use: You may use the Website and access the Content only for your personal and non-commercial use. Nothing in these Terms of Use or on the Website will grant you ownership of the Content (or any intellectual property rights in it). You may not sell, modify, copy, distribute, display, communicate or otherwise use the Content unless we have expressly authorised you to do so..
  4. User Account: You may be required to create an account (‘User Account’) in order to subscribe to the Website, or to submit User Materials. You must provide complete and accurate information when creating a User Account. You cannot use another person’s User Account and must immediately notify us of unauthorised use of your User Account. We reserve the right to disclose the identity or other information relating to anyone who has established a User Account if required by law. We may require you to disclose personal information in order to establish a User Account. If we do so, such information will be dealt with in accordance with Accord’s Privacy Policy which is available on our website.
  5. Age: To upload, post or otherwise submit materials including but not limited to video, films, written materials, photographs and music (‘User Materials’) on the Website you must be 18 years of age or over.
  6. User Materials: By submitting User Materials to any areas of the Website, you grant Accord a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive, transferable licence of all intellectual property in the User Materials to use in any manner and in all media in perpetuity.  We reserve the right to edit, refuse to post or remove User Materials submitted by you in our sole discretion. By submitting User Materials you warrant that you own all right, title and interest (including copyright) in the User Materials and that the User Materials do not contravene any laws or rights of third parties. We do not endorse any User Materials or any opinion, recommendation or advice contained in them.
  7. Your Responsibilities: You may only use the Website for lawful purposes, in a responsible and co-operative manner, and in accordance with these Terms of Use. You may not use the Website for:
  • submitting User Materials that are illegal, false, misleading or deceptive, abusive,  sexually explicit, defamatory, obscene or otherwise objectionable or invasive of another’s right of privacy;
  • submitting User Materials that contains a virus or corrupted data;
  • using any device, software or routine that interferes with or attempts to interfere with the proper functionality of the Website;
  • attempting to decipher, decompile, disassemble or reverse engineer any of the software that makes up the Website or the Content or for the purpose of creating derivative works from the Website.
  1. Links: The Website may contain links or other connections to websites operated by parties other than Accord (‘Links’). These Links are provided for convenience only. Accord is not responsible for the content or information on those websites, nor are we responsible for the accuracy or suitability of the content or information on those websites. If you use a Link to access a third party website or email address, you do so entirely at your own risk. Our inclusion of Links or other connections to third party websites does not imply any endorsement of the material on them or any association with their owners or operators.
  2. Disclaimer and limitation of liability: To the fullest extent permitted by law, we exclude all conditions and warranties (express and implied) of any kind in relation to the Website and the Content. Under no circumstances (including without limitation, any act or omission on our part) will Accord be liable for any indirect, incidental, special and/or consequential damages or loss whatsoever which results from any use of or access to, or any inability to use or access, the Website, any Content, or any User Materials.
  3. Indemnity: You agree to indemnify us and our officers, directors, agents and affiliates from and against all claims, liabilities, costs and expenses (including legal costs on a full indemnity basis) resulting from your failure to comply with these Terms of Use.
  4. Termination: We may (in our sole discretion and without prior notice to you) terminate your licence to access the Website and the Content, and to submit User Materials, if you breach these Terms of Use.

12. Applicable Law: The Website is controlled from our offices in Australia.  These Terms of Use will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Australia. You irrevocably and unconditionally submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Australia.  If any provision of these Terms of Use is found to be invalid or unenforceable by a court of law, such term (or part thereof) will be severed and will not affect the remainder of these Terms of Use which will continue in full force and effect.