The Commercial Bar Association of Victoria’s website is located on the world wide web at the domain www.commbar.com.au ("the website").

Your access to, browsing, and use of the website are subject to the following terms and conditions and any other terms, conditions or guidelines set out elsewhere in the website, as well as all applicable laws, rules and regulations, including but not limited to laws regarding trademarks, copyrights, rights of privacy, and defamation.

We ask you to read these terms and conditions carefully. If you do not agree to and do not want to be bound by these terms and conditions, you should not use the website.

By using the website, you accept and agree to be bound by the following terms and conditions and all applicable laws, rules and regulations, including but not limited to the laws regarding trademarks, copyright, rights of privacy and defamation.


Limited grant of use of the Content on the website

The website contains information relating to the Commercial Bar Association of Victoria, and does not constitute the provision of legal advice. Members of the public should seek appropriate professional advice relevant to their particular circumstances.

The Commercial Bar Association of Victoria hereby grants a limited licence to you to browse and/or use the website by displaying the Content (as defined in clause 2) on your computer display.


Restrictions on use of the Content on the website

Unless otherwise stated, all text and images available on or within the website, and other information included on the website ("the Content"), including trademarks (registered and unregistered), graphics, photographs, images, logos and service marks (collectively, “the Marks") and the selection, arrangement and "look and feel" of the Marks is the property of the Commercial Bar Association of Victoria or the property of third parties who have granted the Commercial Bar Association of Victoria permission to use the Content and/or the Marks on the website.

You are prohibited from modifying, copying, downloading, distributing, transmitting, displaying, publishing, selling, licensing, creating derivative works or otherwise using the Marks or the Content available on or within the website for commercial or public purposes, including, but not limited to, use as meta tags on other pages or websites on the World Wide Web.

Nothing in these terms and conditions confer any rights in the Marks or the Content to you that are not specifically mentioned herein. You may not distribute any of the Content contained in the website without prior written consent of the Commercial Bar Association of Victoria.


Third Party Content

The website may contain links to websites and the content of third parties ("the Third Party Content") as a service to you. Unless expressly stated otherwise, the Commercial Bar Association of Victoria does not endorse or adopt the Third Party Content, and Commercial Bar Association of Victoria makes no representation, warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy, completeness, timeliness or reliability of the Third Party Content.

If you use these links and the Third Party Content, you do so entirely at your own risk. In addition, reference to any products, services, processes or other information by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, supplier, or otherwise does not constitute or imply any endorsement, sponsorship or recommendation by the Commercial Bar Association of Victoria.


Updates and Revisions

The Content on the website is provided by the Commercial Bar Association of Victoria as a convenience to you and is subject to change without notice. The Commercial Bar Association of Victoria may, at any time and from time to time, revise and update these terms and conditions and the Content.

You hereby acknowledge and agree that you will be bound by such updates and revisions and will have had an opportunity to review them. We recommend that you periodically visit this page to review and familiarise yourself with all current terms and conditions and review the website generally to familiarise yourself with any updates and revisions.

If you do not agree to and do not want to be bound by these terms and conditions, you should not use the website.


No Warranties

The website, the Content, and its services are provided "as is," without warranty of any kind, either express or implied. The Commercial Bar Association of Victoria disclaims all warranties, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, title, non-infringement, security, informational content, system integration or accuracy and the express warranty of quiet enjoyment.

The Commercial Bar Association of Victoria does not represent nor warrant that the website or its server(s), applications or functionalities are free of viruses or other harmful components, and you bear the entire risk of losses or damages that you may incur or suffer as a result of any use of or visit to the website.

The Commercial Bar Association of Victoria does not guarantee continuous, uninterrupted, error-free or secure access to the website or its services, since the operation of the website may be interfered with by numerous factors outside of the Commercial Bar Association of Victoria’s control.


Limitation of Liability

The Commercial Bar Association of Victoria specifically disclaims any liability and in no event shall the Commercial Bar Association of Victoria, it Executive Committee members, its section office bearers, its officers, or employees be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, punitive, or special damages or any other damages of any kind, including but not limited to loss of use, loss of profits or loss of data, whether in an action in contract, tort, strict liability or otherwise (including but not limited to negligence), arising out of or in any way connected with access to or use of the website (even if the Commercial Bar Association of Victoria has been advised of the possibility of such damages), including liability associated with any viruses, trojans, spywares, malwares, macros, or other disabling software that may infect your computer equipment.

However, in no event shall the Commercial Bar Association of Victoria‘s total liability to you for damages, losses, and causes of action (whether in contract or tort or otherwise) exceed the amount paid by you, if any, for accessing the website.


Linking to This Website

If you want to link to the website for access through your website, please email the Commercial Bar Association of Victoria and in the subject line of your email state "Linking Request" and provide any other pertinent information.

All links to the website must be approved in writing by Commercial Bar Association of Victoria, except that Commercial Bar Association of Victoria consents to links in which:

the link is a text-only link containing only the name "Commercial Bar Association of Victoria";

the link "points" only to www.commbar.com.au;

the link, when activated by a user, displays that page full-screen in a fully operable and navigable browser window and not within a "frame" on the linked website.

The Commercial Bar Association of Victoria will not accept links from any obscene, scandalous, profane, defamatory, unlawful site, or any site that a may adversely affect the name, reputation and goodwill of the Commercial Bar Association of Victoria and its services or products.

The Commercial Bar Association of Victoria reserves the right to cancel permission to link at any time and for any reason.


Termination

Failure by you to abide by these terms and conditions automatically revokes your authorisation to use the website.

The Commercial Bar Association of Victoria reserves the right to terminate your ability to use this website and to block or prevent future access to and use of this website, without notice and in its sole discretion, for failing to abide by these terms and conditions.

The Commercial Bar Association of Victoria reserves the right to seek all remedies available at law and in equity for violations of these terms and conditions, including the right to block access from a particular Internet address to the website.


Indemnification

You agree to indemnify and hold harmless the Commercial Bar Association of Victoria and its Executive Committee members, section office bearers, affiliates, officers, servants, agents and employees from any claim or demand, including reasonable legal fees made by any third party due to or arising out of your breach of these terms and conditions, or your violation of any law or the rights of a third party.

You also agree to indemnify Commercial Bar Association of Victoria for any and all damage you may cause Commercial Bar Association of Victoria, its business, or the website due to your interaction with the website.


Jurisdiction and Governing Law

As a user of the website, you agree to submit to the laws of the State of Victoria without regard to conflicts of laws principles. Any and all actions brought to enforce these terms and conditions or resolve any dispute arising out of these terms and conditions shall be brought solely in the courts having jurisdiction in the State of Victoria, Australia, and you hereby consent to and agree to submit to the exclusive personal jurisdiction and venue of such courts.


Severability

If any one of the provisions in theses terms and conditions is held to be invalid or unenforceable, such provision will be stricken and the remaining provisions shall be enforced.