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Website Terms of use

Introduction

Please read these Terms of Use carefully as they apply to your use of the Open Borders website (“Website“).

By using the Website, you agree to be bound by these Terms of Use which form a legally binding agreement between you and Open Borders. If you do not want to be bound by these Terms of Use, do not continue to use this Website.

Further, we may amend these Terms of Use at any time. Your continued use of the Website is considered to be acceptance of the amended Terms of Use.

Disclaimer

Open Borders Pty Ltd (“Open Borders”) tries to make the information published on this website as accurate as possible. However, the information on this website is provided on an “as is” basis without any expressed or implied warranty. There is no guarantee given as to the accuracy or currency of any individual item on this Website.

Persons accessing the Website who require confirmation of information should refer to Open Borders’ source of information on this Website or should contact an Open Borders representative. Open Borders does not accept responsibility for any loss or damage occasioned by use of the information published on the website nor from any access to the website. All access and use is at the risk of the user. Open Borders makes no representation that this Website or any linked website is free from viruses, malware, Trojan horses etc. We recommend that you obtain appropriate virus protection and check for such viruses before accessing or downloading any content.

The provided information on Open Borders’ Website are for informational purposes only and do not constitute legal advice.

We are not a migration agency and we are not providing legal advice. All information (including agreements, forms and documents) available on our Website is provided without any warranty, expressed or implied, including as to their legal effect and completeness. The information should be used as a guide to meet your own individual needs. Your use of any information or forms is at your own risk. We and any of our employees, contractors, or attorneys who participated in providing the information expressly disclaim any warranty: we are not creating or entering into any Attorney-Client relationship by providing information to you

Open Borders Copyright

The material on this Website, including all information such as text, graphics, images, photographs and sound, is protected by copyright pursuant to the Copyright Act 1968 (Cth), as amended from time to time and the laws of other countries. You must not alter, reproduce, store in retrieval system or transmit the material on this Website or any part thereof, unless authorised by Open Borders in writing or permitted by the Copyright Act 1968 (Cth).

Trade marks

All trademarks that are included on this Website are the property of their respective owners and are protected by relevant laws in Australia and other countries. You must not use any of these trade marks (including the reproduction, modification, distribution, repudiation, display or communication of these trade marks) except by saving or printing out a copy of this Website for personal non-commercial use, unless expressly authorised by Open Borders or the owner of the relevant trademark in writing.

Links from this Website

The external linked websites within the Website are not within the control of Open Borders. Open Borders does not take responsibility for the content in, or currency of, any externally linked sites. A link on the Website neither implies endorsement by Open Borders of the linked website, nor a relationship with the organisation linked.

Spam

Open Borders publishes electronic addresses on this Website to facilitate communication relating to our business functions. This is not to be inferred as consent by Open Borders or the relevant addresses to receiving unsolicited commercial messages or spam as referred to in the Spam Act 2003 (Cth) or under the law of any other country.

Privacy

Open Borders’s Privacy Policy can be found by clicking here.

Open Borders’s Privacy Policy applies solely to information collected by us and may differ from the policies of other companies’ or organizations’ websites that you link to from this website. Please read the privacy policy of any other companies’ or organizations’ website that you link to from our website.

Liability

Open Borders makes no warranties or representations about this Website or any of its content. Open Borders is not responsible to you or anyone else for any damages of any kind, including (but not limited to) any direct or consequential loss and losses resulting from security failure, disclosure of confidential information by other parties or the transmission of a computer virus, suffered in connection with the use of this Website whether based on breach of contract or warranty, tort (including negligence), product liability or otherwise , even if Open Borders is informed in advance of the possibility of such damages. Open Borders excludes, to the extent permitted by law, any liability which may arise as a result of the use of this Website. By using the Website, you agree to indemnify Open Borders for any loss or liability arising out of your use. Use of the Website is at your own risk and you assume full responsibility and risk of loss resulting from your downloading, use of, or access to data, files, information, or other material on or through the Website. To the extent permitted by law, Open Borders’ aggregate liability to you for any other losses resulting from the use of the Website is limited to the nominal amount of AUD$1.

Governing Law

Governing Law

The Terms of Use will be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of New South Wales, Australia and you submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of New South Wales, Australia.

Further Information

Corporate Governance
Open Borders Pty Ltd
Level 13
102/220 Goulburn Street
Sydney, 2010
New South Wales
Australia

[email protected]

User-generated Content Terms of Use

Please read these Terms of Use carefully, as they apply to your submitting content to Open Borders Pty Ltd (“Open Borders”) social networks, websites and other forms of media (“User-generated Websites”).

Open Borders owns and/or operates various User-generated Websites that permit users to submit, post, publish, tag or upload (“Submit”) content, which may include, but is not limited to, comments, graphics, information, photos, reviews, text, videos or any combination thereof (collectively, “Content”).

When you Submit Content to a User-generated Website, you accept and agree to be bound by these Terms of Use, which form a legally binding agreement between you and Open Borders. If you do not want to be bound by these Terms of Use, do not Submit Content.

In particular, but without limitation, you confirm the following:

  • You are granting Open Borders and its affiliates the right to use your Content on their social networks, websites and other forms of media described below, indefinitely;
  • You created the Content or have permission from the creator of the Content to grant the right to use the Content;
  • You have all necessary rights and permissions to grant the right to use the Content with respect to all individuals appearing in the Content;
  • You are at least 18 years of age.

Further, we may amend these Terms of Use at any time. Your continued use of the Website is considered to be acceptance of the amended Terms of Use.

User-generated Content Terms of Use

When you Submit your Content, you authorize Open Borders and its affiliates a non-exclusive, fully paid-up, irrevocable, perpetual, royalty-free, worldwide license (including the right to sublicense through multiple tiers) to use, adapt, display, distribute, modify, process, prepare derivative works, publicly display, publicly perform, publish, reproduce and transmit your Content, in part or in full,  in any form, medium or distribution method, for any purpose, including without limitation, any purpose relating to the advertising, marketing, and promotion of Open Borders’s and its affiliates’ goods and services. These uses may include, but are not limited to, posting your Content on social networks or websites, transmitting your Content via emails, displaying your Content on computers or mobile devices, or reproducing your Content in print.

Any Content you Submit is, and will be treated as, non-confidential and non-proprietary.  Open Borders may use any Content you Submit and reproduce it for any purpose. Specifically, Open Borders is free to use for any purposes whatsoever (including, but not limited to, the advertising, developing, manufacturing and marketing of products and services) any artwork, concepts, ideas or suggestions contained in any Content you Submit. Any such use is without compensation to you. By Submitting Content, you are also warranting that you own the Content Submitted and that Open Borders’s use will not violate any third party’s rights or otherwise place us in breach of any applicable laws. Open Borders is under no obligation to use the information Submitted.  You understand that Open Borders employs both internal and external resources which may have developed or may in the future develop ideas identical or similar to your Content and that Open Borders is only willing to consider the Content on these terms.

To request removal of your Content from Open Borders User-generated Websites, please email [email protected] You must include a link to the Content you wish to have removed. Open Borders will use reasonable efforts to remove the Content within ten business days of your request.

Website Terms of Use

In addition to these User-generated Content Terms of Use, you agree to be bound by Open Borders’ Website Terms of Use above.