Terms & Condition

WEBSITE TERMS OF USE
These Website Terms of Use govern your access, use or browsing of the EVANS LEGAL website www.evanslegal.com.au. You agree that by accessing and using this website you accept all risk and agree to the Website Terms of Use and all applicable laws. The Website Terms of Use may be amended or updated at any time by posting any changes at this Website. We may make changes to the Website or the Terms of Use without providing notice to you.

COPYRIGHT TRADE MARKS
This Website and all material provided on this Website are owned or licensed by RHYS EVANS LEGAL (EVANS LEGAL). The appearance of the Website including (without limitation) all graphical elements, audio effects, visual features, colour combinations and layout is owned by EVANS LEGAL. Except where necessary for viewing the material on this Website on your browser, or as permitted under the Copyright Act 1968 or other applicable laws or these Terms of Use, nothing on this Website may be reproduced, adapted, uploaded to a third party, linked to, framed, performed in public, distributed or transmitted in any form by any process without the prior written consent of EVANS LEGAL.
Various trade marks or other intellectual property displayed on this Website may be owned by EVANS LEGAL. Other product and company names mentioned on this Website may be the trade marks or intellectual property of other people or entities reproduced on this Website by permission of the owners to EVANS LEGAL.
These trade marks should not be used or reproduced by you or another party without the permission of the relevant owners. If you believe you own the copyright in any work and that work is displayed on this Website without your permission, please contact us and the matter will be investigated.

DISCLAIMER
This Website and its contents are provided to you on “as is” basis. The information contained on this Website is provided in good faith by EVANS LEGAL. To the best of EVANS LEGAL’s knowledge and belief, the information is accurate and current at the time of publication. The Website may contain errors, faults and other inaccuracies. The Website contents may be incomplete. EVANS LEGAL and its related bodies corporate, and their directors, officers, employees, or agents (Associates) make no representations or warranties of any kind (express or implied) as to the operation of this Website or the information, content, materials or products included on this Website, except as otherwise provided, and then only to the minimum extent required, under any applicable laws.

WEBSITE ACCESS
You must not use this Website or the content of the Website in any manner or for any purpose which is unlawful or in any manner which violates any right of EVANS LEGAL or an Associate or any owner of trade marks or intellectual property rights.
EVANS LEGAL may make any changes or updates to this Website as it sees fit from time to time. Access to this Website may be restricted during this time.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
Subject to any liability which cannot be excluded by law (including under consumer protection laws), any liability of EVANS LEGAL or the Associates in connection with goods or services supplied to you will, at EVANS LEGAL’s election, be limited to:
a) In relation to goods, the replacement or repair of the goods, the supply of equivalent goods, the payment of the cost of replacing or repairing the goods or the payment of the cost of obtaining equivalent goods; and/or
b) In relation to services, the supply of the services again or the payment of the cost of having the services supplied again.
Subject to liability that cannot be excluded by law (including under consumer protection laws), EVANS LEGAL or the Associates will not otherwise be liable to you or any other person for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential, punitive or exemplary damages, including but not limited to damages for loss of profits, loss of good will or reputation, business interruption or the loss of data or information, or damages for product liability, personal injury or negligence resulting from use of goods or services supplied to you, or on behalf of you, through this Website.

EMAIL SECURITY
The transmission of information over the internet is not completely secure or error free. In particular, emails to or from EVANS LEGAL may not be secure. You should use discretion in deciding what information you send to us using these means.
Emails to/from EVANS LEGAL may undergo email filtering and virus scanning, including by third party contractors. EVANS LEGAL does not warrant that such filters and scans will be effective in removing viruses or other potentially harmful code.

PASSWORD SECURITY
You may have an account and password associated with your access to this Website. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password and account information and are fully responsible for all conduct carried out under this password and account. EVANS LEGAL is not liable for any loss of confidentiality or for any damages arising from your failure to comply with these security measures. EVANS LEGAL requests that you promptly report to it any unauthorised use of your password or account.

VIRUS WARNING
All care is taken to ensure that this Website is free from viruses. EVANS LEGAL cannot guarantee that any file or program available for download and/or execution from or via this Website is free from viruses or other conditions which could damage or interfere with data, hardware or software with which it might be used. It is your responsibility to scan any such data for viruses. You assume all risk of use of all programs and files on this Website, and you release EVANS LEGAL entirely of all responsibility for any consequences of its use.

USE OF COOKIES & WEB BEACONS
Cookies are small pieces of information that your browser stores on your computer hard drive. We use cookies or web beacons to provide information on your usage of this Website. This information is intended to assist us to improve and develop the products and services we offer to you and our customers. Our cookies or web beacons do not contain any personal identifiable information. You may elect to disable cookies on your web browser. If you disable cookies may not be able to experience all features of this Website.

THIRD PARTY SITES
This Website may contain links to third party sites. EVANS LEGAL is not responsible for the condition or content of those sites as they are not under our control. You access those sites and/or use the other site’s products and services solely at your own risk. The links are provided solely for your convenience and do not indicate, expressly or impliedly, an endorsement by EVANS LEGAL of the other sites or the products or services provided on the site. EVANS LEGAL does not permit any linkages to this Website without prior permission.

SPAM & VIRUSES
Publication of electronic addresses on the Website is for the purpose of professional communication only and must not be used to infer consent to the receipt of unsolicited commercial electronic messages or viruses. The sending of unsolicited commercial electronic messages to EVANS LEGAL or the infection of a virus in EVANS LEGAL’s systems by accessing this Website is regarded by us as abuse of email facilities and interferes with the rights of EVANS LEGAL to carry out its activities free from harassment. EVANS LEGAL reserves its right to take any appropriate action it deems necessary (which may involve legal action or provision of information to law enforcement agencies).

APPLICABLE LAW
These Terms of Use are governed by the laws in force in Queensland, Australia. In relation to your use or access to this Website, you irrevocably and unconditionally submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of Queensland, Australia and any Courts which may hear appeals from those Courts. This Website may be accessed from Australia or overseas.
EVANS LEGAL makes no representations that the content of this Website complies with the laws (including intellectual property laws) of any country outside Australia. If you access this Website from outside Australia, you do so at your own risk and are responsible for complying with the laws in the place where you access the Website. By accessing, browsing, using, registering or contributing to this Website and any other area of our Website where you can post submissions or reviews or ask questions you confirm that you have read, understood and agree to these terms of Use in its entirety. If you do not agree to these Terms of Use in its entirety, you must not use or access this Website.

OWNERSHIP OF SUBMISSIONS
Other than personal data which is subject to our Privacy Statement any disclosure, comments, blogs, feedback, suggestions, questions, ideas, artwork, images, product or marketing ideas and any other submissions disclosed, submitted or offered to EVANS LEGAL on or through the Website or otherwise disclosed, submitted or offered by you (Submissions) shall become and remain the property of EVANS LEGAL once submitted by you. You must comply with the content standards set out in these Terms of Use. You warrant that you own or have the right to use any Submissions and that your Submissions will comply with these standards and guidelines.

SOCIAL NETWORKING SITES
These Terms of Use also govern any Submissions you make on any EVANS LEGAL related third party site or page including (without limitation) our LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube or other social networking site. All comments, images, videos and any other type of material posted on any third party social networking site do not necessarily reflect the opinions or ideas of EVANS LEGAL or the Associates. EVANS LEGAL and its Associates are not responsible for any content on these third party sites. In any event, all material posted on any third party social networking site must comply with these terms and the third party social networking sites terms of use, as applicable.

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
Any Submission or offer of any Submission and your agreement to these Terms of Use shall constitute an assignment to EVANS LEGAL of any intellectual property rights. Whenever you make use of a feature that allows you to upload material to our Website, including questions, or to make contact with other users of our Website or to make Submissions on any third party site or page, you must comply with the content standards set out below and these terms. Any third-party advertising on this Website or on EVANS LEGAL pages on third party social networking sites are not endorsed by or the responsibility of EVANS LEGAL. All rights, including copyright on this Website and EVANS LEGAL pages are owned by or licensed to EVANS LEGAL. Any use of any EVANS LEGAL social networking pages or their contents, including copying or storing them in whole or in part, other than for your own personal, non-commercial use is prohibited without the permission of EVANS LEGAL. All worldwide rights reserved.

CONFIDENTIALITY
Any material you upload to our Website will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary, and we have the right to use, copy, distribute and disclose to third parties any material in the Submissions for any purpose. We also have the right to disclose your identity to any third party who is claiming that any material posted or uploaded by you to our Website or any third party social networking site constitutes a violation of their intellectual property rights, or of their right to privacy. We will not be responsible, or liable to any third party, for the content or accuracy of any materials posted by you or any other user of our Website. We have the right to remove any Submissions you make on our Website if, in our opinion, such Submission does not comply with the content standards set out below.