These Website Terms and Conditions govern the general use of Standards Australia’s website and do not apply to the use of Standards Australia Store, Products or Services, Standards Australia’s Applications or Accounts which are governed by the Terms and Conditions available here.
1. Application, variation and suspension
1.1 These Website Terms and Conditions govern the website operated and provided by Standards Australia Limited (ACN 85 087 326 690) (Standards Australia).
1.2 Any use of Standards Australia’s website by you constitutes acceptance of these Website Terms and Conditions.
1.3 Standards Australia may amend, vary or modify these Website Terms and Conditions at any time. Amendments will be effective upon posting of updated terms to www.standards.org.au. Your continued access after such posting constitutes your consent to be bound by the Website Terms and Conditions as varied. You may cease using Standards Australia’s website if you do not agree to the variation.
1.4 Standards Australia does not guarantee that this website will be free of disruption or error. The website may be unavailable from time to time, and occasional disruptions and outages may occur, including system failure or other events beyond the reasonable control of Standards Australia and its third-party providers. From time to time, Standards Australia may need to temporarily suspend access to this website to perform scheduled or emergency maintenance, or where reasonably necessary to protect Standard Australia's legitimate interests. Standards Australia will use reasonable efforts to fix faults and disruptions and where practical Standards Australia will give notice of scheduled maintenance by posting a notice on this website.
4.1 While Standards Australia provides the website and its contents in good faith, the website is provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis. Except as required of Standards Australia under the consumer guarantees in the Australian Consumer Law:
(a) Standards Australia disclaims all conditions, warranties, guarantees, rights and remedies, liabilities and other terms that may be implied by custom, statute or common law, including any implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement, and makes no warranty, or guarantee regarding the reliability, accuracy, timeliness, quality, suitability or availability of the website or the content, information or materials on this website or any websites linked to this website. The entire risk arising out of the use of this website and its content remains solely with the user, to the maximum extent permitted under applicable law, including the Australian Consumer Law;
(b) Standards Australia does not guarantee or warrant that this website will be uninterrupted or error-free or that this website or any files obtained from or through this website are free from harmful code, computer viruses or other defects;
(c) Standards Australia shall not be liable for any damages, liability or losses arising out of your use of or reliance on this website or its content; and
(d) Standards Australia shall not be liable for any loss or damage of any kind, whether direct, indirect, special, incidental, exemplary, punitive or consequential damages, including loss of revenue or profits, lost data, loss of value of equipment, death, personal injury or property damage related to or in connection with your use of this website and content, any information or materials on this website or any websites linked to this website.
5. Intellectual Property
5.1 Intellectual property rights (including any copyright, trademark rights) in the content on this website, vests in Standards Australia, subject to any third party rights.
5.2 ‘Australian Standard’, the Standards Australia logo, the Australian Standard logo and the icon are trademarks of Standards Australia Limited, registered in Australia.
5.3 Nothing contained on this website is to be construed as granting a licence to use any content on this website. You may not use, reproduce or modify any content displayed on this website including Standards Australia’s logo or trademark/s without Standards Australia’s written consent.
5.4 You may not pass off content from this website as your own. This includes the practice of 'Framing' this website within another website as well as copying and re-using parts of the website.
5.5 The content of Australian, ISO and IEC Standards and other publications is subject to copyright and all rights are reserved. No part of these publications may be reproduced, copied, stored, distributed or transmitted in any form, or by any means, including photocopying, scanning, or other mechanical or electronic methods without the prior written permission of Standards Australia.
6. Linking to other websites
6.1 This website may contain links to other websites. Standards Australia does not warrant approve of or accept any liability or responsibility for any such websites. Access to these websites is at your own risk.
7. Guidelines for linking to this website
7.1 You are welcome to put links on your website pointing to the Standards Australia’s website. In such case we request that you adopt the following guidelines for linking:
(a) Links to Standards Australia's site should usually be to the home page, i.e. http://www.standards.org.au. Linking to other parts of the site poses some risk, as the page or service to which you link may move or become unavailable.
(b) The correct name for the website is Standards Australia Limited.
(c) Standards Australia’s logo and its variants are registered trademarks and subject to copyright. They may only be used with written permission from Standards Australia.
8. Governing Law
8.1 The laws of the State of New South Wales, Australia govern these Website Terms and Conditions and any agreement formed under them. You and Standards Australia irrevocably and unconditionally submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of the State of New South Wales, Australia.
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