Terms and Conditions

Terms of Use 

Access to and use of the online magazine www.PropertyObserver.com.au and its associated email alert, is provided by Private Media Pty Ltd (ABN 11 102 933 362), called in this document "the publishers", on the following terms. Please read the whole of this page carefully. If you do not agree to these terms, you should not obtain information, services or products from this site.

The publishers reserve the right to review and modify any of the Terms of Use at any time. This page should be reviewed periodically so that you are updated on any changes. The publishers welcome your comments and feedback.

General disclaimers

Use of the email and the website is at your risk. None of the publishers' affiliates or directors, officers, employees, agents, contributors, third party content providers or licensors makes any express or implied representation or warranty about, or shall be liable, in contract, tort (including negligence) or otherwise, for any direct, indirect, special or consequential loss, damages or reliance in connection with the email or the website, its use, its content or any products or services (including the publishers' products or services) referred to in the email or on the website. This includes (but is not restricted to) loss or damage you might suffer as a result of any of the following:

  • reliance on the completeness, accuracy, suitability or currency of the email or the website or their content (including third party material and advertisements on the email or the website), irrespective of any verifying measures taken by us. The email and the website are designed for general interest only.
  • failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, failure to correct defects, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus or other harmful component, loss of data, communication line failure, unlawful third party conduct, or theft, destruction, alteration or unauthorised access to records.
  • accessing any sites or servers maintained by other organisations through links on the email or the website. Links are provided for the convenience of users of the email and the website only and without responsibility for the content or operation of those sites. Unless otherwise stated, linked sites and their products and services are not endorsed by the publishers and your linking to any such site is at your own risk.
  • defamatory, threatening, offensive or unlawful conduct of third parties or publication of any materials relating to or constituting such conduct.
  • a breach by the publishers of their privacy policy (other than a wilful breach).


Continued site availability and access 
The publishers do not warrant that they will continue to make the online magazine available generally or at all and reserves the right at any time to impose or increase fees for future access to any material appearing in the email or on the website. The right is reserved to alter the email or the website at any time, even if it changes the equipment needed to access or use the email or the website or any part of it.

 

Limitation of liability (if any) 
The publishers' total liability to you (if any) for loss, damage or reliance shall be limited to the re-supply of the information or services accessed in the email or on the website.

 

Indemnity 
You indemnify the publishers, their affiliates, employees, agents, contributors, third party content providers and licensors from and against all actions, suits, claims, demands, liabilities, costs, expenses, loss and damage (including legal fees on a full indemnity basis) incurred or suffered by you or by us as a direct or indirect consequence of your accessing, using or transacting on this site or your attempts to do so and any breach by you or your agents of these terms.

 

Copyright and intellectual property 
The material on this website is protected by copyright under the Australian Copyright Act 1968 (the Act) and, through international treaties, in other countries. Copyright in articles and images appearing on www.propertyobserver.com.au remains with each third-party contributor. Otherwise all rights (including copyright) in the content and compilation of these web pages are owned or controlled for these purposes, and are reserved, by the publisher:

Private Media Pty Ltd (ABN 11 102 933 362)
Level 6, 22 William Street Melbourne Vic 3000
Telephone: (03) 8623 99990
Facsimile: (03) 8623 9975
Email: news(at)propertyobserver(d0t)com

 

You are authorised to download and view content for your own personal, non-commercial use but you must not, without the prior written permission of the publisher, exploit any of our site materials for commercial purposes. And except as permitted under the Act (for example for the services of the Crown or in reliance on one of the fair dealing exceptions, ie. fair dealing for the purposes of research or study) no part of this website may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, communicated or transmitted in any form or by any means without prior written permission.

The Act allows 10% of the number of words on this website to be reproduced and/or communicated by any educational institution for its educational purposes provided that the educational institution (or the body that administers it) has given a remuneration notice to Copyright Agency Limited (CAL) under the Act.


For details of the CAL licence for educational institutions contact:

Copyright Agency Limited
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Telephone: (02) 9394 7600 
Facsimile: (02) 9394 7601
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Trademark 
No Property Observer trademark or logo (whether registered or otherwise) may be used without the prior, specific, written permission of the publishers.

 

Links to Property Observer
You are welcome to create links from your website to the Property Observer online magazine. However, you must not use Property Observer trademarks or logos for this purpose unless you have the permission of the publishers.

 

General provisions 
These terms of use are governed by the laws of Victoria, Australia. If any part of these terms of use is found to be invalid or unenforceable, it shall be severed without affecting the remainder