These terms and conditions ("Terms") govern your use of our website located at www.qss.net.au ("Site") and form a binding contractual agreement between you, the user of the Site and us, Queensland Steel and Sheet Pty Ltd (QSS).
By using the Site, you acknowledge and agree that you have read and understand the Terms and you agree to be bound by them. If you do not agree to the Terms, please do not use the Site.
1. Licence to use Site
1.1 We grant you a non-exclusive, worldwide, non-transferable licence to use the Site in accordance with the Terms set out in this Agreement.
1.2 You may access and use the Site (including any incidental copying that occurs as part of that use) in the normal manner and may also print one copy of any page within the Site for your own personal, non-commercial use.
1.3 You must not add any content to the Site:
(a) unless you hold all necessary rights, licences and consents to do so;
(b) that would cause you or us to breach any law, regulation, rule, code or other legal obligation;
(c) that is or could reasonably be considered to be obscene, inappropriate, defamatory, disparaging, indecent, seditious, offensive, pornographic, threatening, abusive, liable to incite racial hatred, discriminatory, blasphemous, in breach of confidence or in breach of privacy;
(d) that would bring us, or the Site, into disrepute; or
(e) that infringes the intellectual property or other rights of any person.
1.4 The Site may contain links to other websites as well as content added by people other than us. We do not endorse, sponsor or approve any such user generated content or any content available on any linked website.
1.5 You acknowledge and agree that:
(a) we may alter product specifications without notice. Publishing information about a product on the Site does not mean the product is in stock.
(b) we retain complete editorial control over the Site and may alter, amend or cease the operation of the Site at any time in our sole discretion; and
(c) the Site will not operate on a continuous basis, and may be unavailable from time to time (including for maintenance purposes).
2. Intellectual Property Rights
2.1 Nothing in these Terms constitutes a transfer of any intellectual property rights. You acknowledge and agree that, as between you and us, we own all intellectual property rights in the Site. The contents of the Site are protected by copyright with all rights reserved to QSS.
2.2 By posting or adding any content onto the Site, you grant us a perpetual, non-exclusive, royalty-free, irrevocable, worldwide and transferable right and licence to use that content in any way (including, without limitation, by reproducing, changing, and communicating the content to the public) and permit us to authorise any other person to do the same thing.
2.3 You consent to any act or omission which would otherwise constitute an infringement of your moral rights, and if you add any content in which any third party has moral rights, you must also ensure that the third party also consents in the same manner.
2.4 The licence in clause 2.3 will survive any termination of these Terms.
2.5 You represent and warrant to us that you have all necessary rights to grant the licences and consents set out in clauses 2.2 and 2.3.
2.6 You must not use any trademarks without the prior written consent of QSS.
3.1 You represent and warrant to us that:
(a) you have the legal capacity to enter these Terms; and
(b) you have complied with clause 1.3.
4. Liability & Indemnity
4.1 To the full extent permitted by law, we exclude all liability (including negligence) for any direct, indirect, special, consequential or punitive loss or damages or any loss or damage whatsoever (including but not limited to loss of use, data, or profits) relating to: (i) the use of or access to the Site or any linked websites; (ii) goods or services supplied by us under the Terms; (iii) a failure or omission on our part to comply with the Terms; or (iv) information on the Site or any linked website being inaccurate, incomplete or misleading.
4.2 To the full extent permitted by law, we exclude all representations, warranties or terms (whether express or implied) other than those expressly set out in these Terms.
4.3 These Terms are to be read subject to any legislation which prohibits or restricts the exclusion, restriction or modification of any implied warranties, conditions, guarantees or obligations. If such legislation applies, to the extent possible, we limit our liability in respect of any claim to, at our option:
(a) in the case of goods:
(i) the replacement of the goods or the supply of equivalent goods;
(ii) the repair of the goods;
(iii) the payment of the cost of replacing the goods or of acquiring equivalent goods; or
(iv) the payment of having the goods repaired, and
(b) in the case of services:
(i) the supply of the services again; or
(ii) the payment of the cost of having the services supplied again.
4.4 You agree to indemnify
5.1 These Terms terminate automatically if, for any reason, we cease to operate the Site.
5.2 We may otherwise terminate these Terms immediately, on notice to you, if you have breached these Terms in any way.
6.1 Linking to the Site will only be allowed if QSS provides its written consent.
6.2 QSS may amend, update or change the Site including these Terms. Revised terms will be posted on the Site and will be effective immediately unless otherwise stated. By continuing to use the Site after any amendment becomes effective you agree to be bound by the Terms as amended. You should periodically visit this page to determine the current Terms to which you are bound.
6.3 You must not assign, sublicence or otherwise deal in any other way with any of your rights under these Terms.
6.4 If a provision of these Terms are invalid or unenforceable it is to be read down or severed to the extent necessary without affecting the validity or enforceability of the remaining provisions.
6.5 Each party must at its own expense do everything reasonably necessary to give full effect to this Agreement and the events contemplated by it.
6.6 This Agreement is governed by the laws of Queensland and each party submits to the jurisdiction of the courts of Queensland.