These Terms and Conditions set out the basis on which you may access the THE APPOINTMENTS GROUP PTY LTD PTY LTD website (“Site”). By accessing or using the Site, you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions below. THE APPOINTMENTS GROUP PTY LTD may modify this agreement at any time, and such modifications shall be effective immediately upon posting the modified agreement on the Site.  THE APPOINTMENTS GROUP PTY LTD also has a comprehensive privacy policy for users of the Site and this should be referred to in order to ensure that users are completely conversant with our stipulations.

Copyright and trademarks

Copyright in the material and trademarks on this Site are owned by THE APPOINTMENTS GROUP PTY LTD Limited ACN 140842 879 (“THE APPOINTMENTS GROUP “) unless otherwise indicated and you agree not to infringe any intellectual property rights owned by THE APPOINTMENTS GROUP.

THE APPOINTMENTS GROUP PTY LTD PTY LTD holds the trademark registration for the name No. 1120213 (Commonwealth of Australia Trade Marks Office).

Information provided to the Site

When you use this site you agree that information contained on this Site is for personal use only and may not be sold, redistributed or used for any commercial purpose. You may download material from this Site for your personal, non-commercial use only, provided you keep intact all copyright and other proprietary notices.

You may not modify, copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, transmit or distribute in any way any material from this Site including code and software. You must not use this Site for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms of use.

You may not use data mining, robots, screen scraping, or similar data gathering and extraction tools on this Site for establishing, maintaining, advancing or reproducing information contained on our Site on your own website or in any other publication, except with our prior written consent.

Any information provided by THE APPOINTMENTS GROUP PTY LTD does not represent professional advice

You acknowledge and agree that information published by THE APPOINTMENTS GROUP PTY LTD PTY LTD is intended to provide general information in summary form on legal and other issues.

THE APPOINTMENTS GROUP PTY LTD does not endorse or recommend any of the jobs, business or self-employment opportunities advertised on its Site and THE APPOINTMENTS GROUP PTY LTD strongly recommends that prior to entering into any agreement with any of the Advertisers on the Site, that you obtain your own independent legal, accounting, financial or taxation advice as appropriate. It is solely your responsibility to evaluate the accuracy, completeness and usefulness of all opinions, advice, services, merchandise and other information provided through the Site or on the Internet generally.

In no event will THE APPOINTMENTS GROUP PTY LTD be liable to you or anyone else for any decision made or action taken by you or anyone else in reliance upon any information contained on or omitted from the Site.

No guarantees of job vacancy

While THE APPOINTMENTS GROUP PTY LTD makes all efforts to ensure that jobs advertised are for actual job vacancies, it gives no guarantee to you that every job advertisement represents an actual job vacancy.

THE APPOINTMENTS GROUP PTY LTD gives no guarantee to you of the continued availability of any particular job advertised on the Site and will not be liable to you should an advertiser have filled the vacancy at any time prior to removal of the advertisement from the Site.

No guarantees or endorsements

THE APPOINTMENTS GROUP PTY LTD provides links and pointers to Internet sites maintained by third parties from its Site. Such linked sites are not under the control of THE APPOINTMENTS GROUP PTY LTD and THE APPOINTMENTS GROUP PTY LTD is not responsible for the contents (including the accuracy, legality or decency) of any linked site or any link contained in a linked site. THE APPOINTMENTS GROUP PTY LTD is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by THE APPOINTMENTS GROUP PTY LTD of the linked site. THE APPOINTMENTS GROUP PTY LTD is not responsible for the copyright compliance of any linked site. THE APPOINTMENTS GROUP PTY LTD will not be liable for any damages or loss arising in any way out of or in connection with or incidental to any information or third party service provided by any third party.

No guarantees as to the service

THE APPOINTMENTS GROUP PTY LTD provides no warranty to you that the services generally available through its Site will be uninterrupted or error-free or that defects in the service will be corrected. You also understand that THE APPOINTMENTS GROUP PTY LTD cannot and does not guarantee or warrant to you that files available for downloading through the Site or delivered via electronic mail through the Site will be free of infection or viruses, worms, Trojan horses or other code that manifest contaminating or destructive properties. You are responsible for implementing sufficient procedures and checkpoints to satisfy your particular requirements for accuracy of data input and output, and for maintaining a means external to the Site for the reconstruction of any lost data.

Our rights to use information you send us

In using our Site you agree that THE APPOINTMENTS GROUP PTY LTD may reproduce, distribute, transmit, create derivative works of, and publicly display any materials and other information (including ideas for new or improved products and services) that you submit to any public areas of the Site (such as bulletin boards, forums and newsgroups) or by email to THE APPOINTMENTS GROUP. (Please read our Privacy Policy for more information as to how we deal with information you send to us.)

No guarantees as to security of your information

While THE APPOINTMENTS GROUP PTY LTD takes all due care in ensuring the privacy and integrity of the information you provide, the possibility exists that this information could be unlawfully observed by a third party while in transit over the Internet or while stored on THE APPOINTMENTS GROUP PTY LTD systems or on THE APPOINTMENTS GROUP Site. THE APPOINTMENTS GROUP PTY LTD disclaims all liability to you to the greatest extent possible pursuant to law should this occur.

Your responsibility for your password and login

To become a registered user, you must provide a password and a login name. You are entirely responsible if you do not maintain the confidentiality of your password and login name. Furthermore, you are entirely responsible for any and all activities that occur under your login name. You may change your password at any time by following instructions. You may also change your login by contacting customer service. You may also delete services attached to your registration at your convenience.

You agree to immediately notify THE APPOINTMENTS GROUP PTY LTD of any unauthorized use of your login name or any other breach of security known to you.

General provisions

The laws governing this agreement will be the laws in Victoria, Australia and you irrevocably submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of its Courts and its Appellate Courts and the jurisdiction of the Federal Court of Australia sitting in Victoria.

If any part of this agreement is held invalid that part shall be severed from this agreement and the remainder of this agreement will continue to be valid and enforceable.

Termination of this agreement will not end those provisions that are capable of surviving the ending of this agreement.

No misrepresentations allowed

You agree that it is a condition on your use of the THE APPOINTMENTS GROUP PTY LTD that you will not through any act or omission mislead or deceive others.