Business buyers advocacy – Terms Of Use

Please read this agreement carefully before accessing or using the information and services available through the BUSINESS BUYERS ADVOCACY AUSTRALIA Pty Ltd (BBA) website ("Site"). By accessing or using the Site, you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions below. BBA may modify this agreement at any time, and such modifications shall be effective immediately upon posting the modified agreement on the Site. Advertiser terms and conditions must be accepted and adhered to by Advertisers who use BBA services and the Site. BBA also has a comprehensive privacy policy for users of the Site.

This website is operated by BUSINESS BUYERS ADVOCACY AUSTRALIA Pty Ltd ABN 67 623 047 638 ("BBA") under the domain name www.businessbuyersadvocacy.com.au ("the website").

These terms of use as varied from time to time ("Terms") govern your use of the website and all its associated services. By accessing, browsing and/or using the website you will be deemed to have agreed to these Terms. If you do not wish to be bound by these Terms you must discontinue accessing, browsing and/or using the website.

Intellectual Property Rights

You may use the website for personal purposes only.

You acknowledge that the BBA website, special technology used in connection with the website, BBA services, all software, material, information, communications, text, graphics, links, electronic art, animations, audio, video, photos, and other data available within the website ("BBA content") are provided by BBA or third-party providers and are the copyright works of BBA and/or third parties that have licensed this work to BBA.

You may not copy, reproduce, publish, distribute, modify, create derivative works of, rent, lease, sell, transfer, display, transmit, compile or collect in a database, or in any manner commercially exploit any part of the BBA content or our services in whole or in part unless expressly authorised by BBA or the relevant third party owner.

You may not store any significant portion of any BBA content or BBA services or materials in any form.

Under the Copyright Act 1968 and related amendments you are limited as to the amount of material that you may down load, print, copy and/or cut and paste from the website. It is your responsibility to ensure that you do not infringe any applicable law.

You may only download and print a reasonable quantity of copies of BBA content for noncommercial, personal or educational use only. The copies must contain any copyright or other proprietary rights notices that are contained in the original source BBA content. The copies must not be modified.

You acknowledge that BBA and/or third-party providers remain the owners of the BBA content and that you do not acquire any intellectual property rights in the BBA content.

The BBA name and other related trademarks including the BBA logo that appears throughout the website are trademarks of BBA or our related third parties ("Trade Marks"). You are strictly prohibited from using, displaying or providing links to the Trade Marks without express permission from BBA or our related third parties in relation to their trade marks.

Information does not represent professional advice

The material provided on the website is provided as general information only. It is not intended as professional advice and must not be relied upon as such.

Prior to entering into a transaction or taking any particular course of action in connection with the website, you should make your own inquiries and seek independent advice tailored to your specific circumstances and objectives.

No guarantees of business opportunity

BBA gives no guarantee to you of the continued availability of any particular business opportunity advertised on the website and will not be liable to you should an advertiser have filled the opportunity at any time prior to removal of the advertisement from the website.

Whilst BBA takes efforts to ensure that businesses advertised are for actual opportunities, it gives no guarantee to you that every advertisement represents an actual business opportunity.

Accuracy and usefulness of information

All material and information on the website is provided in good faith and is believed to be accurate and current as at the date of publication. However, BBA provides no warranty or guarantee that any material or information on the website or linked websites will be accurate or complete.

BBA will not be liable for any damages whatsoever whether in an action in contract, negligence or other tort, in connection with the use of or in connection with access to the website or the information and material contained in it. All warranties of any kind are excluded to the maximum extent permitted by law.

BBA makes no guarantee as to the usefulness of the material and information on the website nor any of the products and services promoted on it or via linked websites.

Access

You agree and understand that BBA may prevent or restrict your access to the website for any technical, security and or any other reasons at its absolute discretion.

BBA will advise you as soon as practicable of any restrictions imposed on your access to the website.

Variation of these terms

BBA may vary these Terms at any time. In the event that BBA varies these Terms, it will provide notice by publishing the varied Terms on the website.

You accept that by doing this, BBA has provided you with sufficient notice of the variation.

No warranties or representations

BBA does not exclude any rights or remedies available to you under the Trade Practices Act (Cth) or equivalent State legislation that cannot be excluded or restricted by it when contracting with you.

To the extent permissible by law, BBA makes no warranty or representation (express or implied) regarding the quality, accuracy, reliability, currency, performance, completeness or fitness for purpose of any part of the website or any of the BBA content.

BBA does not represent or warrant (expressly or impliedly) that the website or any of the BBA content, or the facilities that make the website and the BBA content available, will not cause damage, or are free from any computer virus or any other defects or errors, or that your access to the website or any BBA content will be uninterrupted.

To the maximum extent permitted by law, BBA is not liable (whether in contract, negligence or otherwise) for any loss or damage in connection with the use of the website or any of the BBA content.

To the maximum extent permissible by law, BBA’s liability for breach of any implied warranty or conditions that cannot be excluded by law is restricted, at BBA’s option, to:

  • the re-supply of the relevant goods or services; or
  • the cost of the re-supply of the relevant goods or services; or
  • any amount paid by you to BBA in respect of the relevant goods or services.

You agree that in no circumstances will BBA be liable (whether in contract, negligence or otherwise) for any indirect, incidental, special and/or consequential losses or damages of whatever nature in connection with the use of your use of the website or of any of the BBA content (including, but not limited to, losses or damages in connection with the use of, or attributable to, an act or omission by BBA).

No guarantees as to the service

The website contains downloadable materials and links to third party websites (“External Websites”).

BBA is not responsible for, and has no control over, the content of downloadable materials or External Websites.

You understand that BBA cannot and does not guarantee, warrant or represent that files or software of any kind, or from any source, available for downloading through the website, will be free of infection or viruses, worms, Trojan horses or other code or defects that manifest contaminating or destructive properties.

Prices and payments

All prices quoted on the website are quoted in Australian Dollars ("AUD") and are exclusive of GST.

All payments to be made to BBA must be in AUD and must be inclusive of GST. A payment to be made to BBA must always be made in accordance with BBA’s payment terms that apply to that payment.

Payments that are received in a currency other than AUD will not be accepted and any attempted registration by you in respect of the website or BBA content will be delayed until correct payment is made.

All prices quoted on the website are subject to change without notice. You should confirm the price of a membership, product or service before placing an order for it.

Refund Policy

BBA will search businesses that align with the member’s business profile as provided by the member. When a business/member match has been located, the member will be advised accordingly and provided information on the business. If a match has not been made throughout the three month membership period, the membership period will be extended for a further three months.

If after six months, there has not been a business/member match, the member will be provided a full refund of their membership fee or an offer of a further extended membership period of three months. This decision is at the member’s discretion.

Refunds of the full membership fee will be paid to the member and to the account details, by EFT, as provided on membership.

Links to third party websites

The website may contain links and pointers to External Websites.

Third party links and pointers are included solely for your convenience. Links to External Websites do not constitute endorsement, sponsorship or approval by BBA of the content, policies or practices of those External Websites.

You agree that by accessing any External Websites you do so at entirely at your own risk. BBA will not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with, use or reliance on any goods or services available on or through any External Websites.

Privacy

By using this website, you agree to BBA’s Privacy Statement. View Business Buyers Advocacy Australia Privacy Statement.

Security

When using the World Wide Web, the Internet or third party networks or facilities, you are using networks, facilities and services that are beyond the control of BBA.

You assume all risk and liability of your use of the World Wide Web, the Internet or any such third party networks, including any access to the website via such media.

Your responsibility for your password and login

To become a member user, you must provide a password and a login name. You are entirely responsible if you do not maintain the confidentiality of your password and login name.

Furthermore, you are entirely responsible for any and all activities that occur under your login name. You may change your password at any time by following instructions. You may also change your login by contacting customer service. You may also delete services attached to your registration at your convenience.

You agree to immediately notify BBA of any unauthorized use of your login name or any other breach of security known to you.

Severability

If any part of these terms are held invalid, illegal or unenforceable, that part shall be severed and the remainder will continue to be valid and enforceable.

General

The use of the website is governed by, construed and enforced in accordance with the laws of Victoria, Australia and you irrevocably submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Victoria, Australia and their respective courts of appeal and to the Federal Court of Australia sitting in Victoria.

Reservation of rights

Any rights not expressly granted to you herein are reserved by BBA.

For the purposes of this agreement the words "BBA", "We", "Our" and "Us" refer to Business Buyers Advocacy Australia Pty Ltd and "website" to materials delivered on businessbuyersadvocacy.com.au and other co-branded versions of the site.