Terms of Use

FirmGuard Pty Ltd (ABN: 11 640 712 634) hereinafter referred to as FirmGuard

 

Site terms and conditions

These terms and conditions apply to FirmGuard and its affiliated and subsidiary businesses and entities.  “FirmGuard” means it's affiliated and subsidiary businesses and companies.

 

Your use of this website is governed by these Terms and the associated websites Privacy Policy.

 

No client relationship between you and any of FirmGuard entity or any affiliated and subsidiary business, is or may created by your access or use of the website or any information contained therein. The only way to become our client is through a mutual written agreement.

 

Links to or from other Sites

This Site contains links to external websites and there may be any number of automatic links to other sites, which may interest you. FirmGuard does not accept any responsibility in respect of the content of those sites nor can it be assumed that FirmGuard has reviewed or approved of such sites or their content, nor do we warrant that he links to these sites work or are up to date.

 

Disclaimer

The information and material on this website is intended to provide a general guide only. While FirmGuard uses reasonable care in compiling and presenting the information and material on this website, we make no representation or warranty whatsoever regarding the accuracy, currency, completeness, adequacy, suitability or operation of this website, any services we may provide through it or the information or material it contains.

 

To the maximum extent permitted by law, FirmGuard shall not be responsible or liable for:

  1. any loss, liability or damage suffered or incurred arising out of or in connection with any access to or use of the website or any of its content;

  2. any reliance on, or decision made on the basis of, information or material shown on or omitted from this website;

  3. any representation or otherwise in respect of the existence or availability of any job, vacancy, assignment or other engagement or appointment advertised on this website;

  4. any representation or otherwise that any employer or client will ask for a candidate's information, ask to interview or hire a candidate, or that any candidates will be available or will meet the needs of any employer or client;

  5. any breach of these Terms and Conditions by FirmGuard caused by circumstances beyond its reasonable control;

  6. any fault, delays, interruptions or lack of availability of this website and any of the services provided through this website, which may occur due to intermittent failures of this website or the need for repairs, maintenance or the introduction of new facilities or services;

  7. any representation that data provided through this website will be free of worms, viruses, Trojan horses or any other computer code that may adversely affect any communication;

  8. any information or material carried on any website operated by a third party which may be accessed from this website.

 

If any warranty cannot be excluded, to the maximum extent permitted by law, FirmGuard’s liability will be limited to resupply of the relevant service, the cost of resupplying the service or the cost of repairing the services, at our option. In any event, FirmGuard will not be responsible or liable for any indirect, consequential, incidental, exemplary, punitive or special damages, loss, liability or expense.

 

Signing Up on Our Website

If you upload any information or create a FirmGuard Partner Portal account you must ensure that the details provided by you at that or at any other time are accurate, up to date and complete.

 

You must immediately update and inform us of any changes to your information.

 

If you sign up to use FirmGuard Partner Portal you will be asked to create a password and a login. In order to prevent fraud, you must keep this password confidential and must not disclose it or share it with anyone. If you know or suspect that someone else knows your password, you should notify us immediately. We accept no liability for any unauthorised use.

 

By using this site, you are solely responsible for any and all occurrences, which includes maintaining up-to-date, correct, accurate and complete information on your FirmGuard Partner Portal account and uploading materials which do not breach or infringe the Intellectual Property Rights of any third party.

 

If FirmGuard has reason to believe that there is likely to be a breach of security or misuse of our website, we may require you to change your password or we may suspend your FirmGuard Partner Portal account.

 

We may suspend or cancel your account immediately at our reasonable discretion or if you breach any of your obligations under these Terms or the Privacy Policy.

 

If FirmGuard has reason to believe that there is likely to be a breach of security or misuse of our website, we may require you to change your password or we may suspend your FirmGuardian Partner Portal account.

We may suspend or cancel your account immediately at our reasonable discretion or if you breach any of your obligations under these Terms and Conditions or the Privacy Policy.

 

You can delete your FirmGuard Partner Portal account and any corresponding alerts within the account at any time by logging into FirmGuard Partner Portal and selecting the “Delete Account” link.

 

The suspension or cancellation of your FirmGuard Partner Portal account and your right to use the website shall not affect either party's statutory rights or liabilities.

 

Aggregate information

We may gather information and statistics collectively about all visitors to our websites which may include the information supplied by you which will help us to understand our users thereby creating a better customer experience. We will not disclose any identifiable information. All data will be in aggregate form only. We believe this information helps us determine what is most beneficial for our users and how we can continually improve our online service. We may share this kind of aggregate data with selected third parties to assist with these purposes. Personal data is processed by us in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

 

Any information submitted may be accessed by FirmGuard globally.

 

Intellectual Property

All trade marks, trade names, logos, information and material available on this website are the property of FirmGuard Pty Ltd (ABN: 11 640 712 634) and its licensees.

 

Any unauthorised reproduction is prohibited.

 

You may only access, use and print the information and material on this website for non-commercial or personal use provided that you keep intact all copyright and proprietary notices. You must not otherwise reproduce, adapt, store, transmit, print, display, commercialise, publish or create derivative works from any part of the content, format or design of the website.

 

If you seek to reproduce or otherwise use the content in any way it is your responsibility to obtain approval from us for such use where necessary

 

Applicable Law

Subject to any local laws that cannot be excluded, the law applicable to use the material and information contained only and this website and to disputes arising out of such material and information is the law of New South Wales, Australia.

 

APPROVED BY

Full Name: Daniel W H Ussher, Founder & Managing Director

Date: 1st July 2019

 

Cookie Policy

 

FirmGuard Pty Ltd (ABN: 11 640 712 634) hereinafter referred to as FirmGuard

 

Last updated: 28th May 2020

 

This Website (referred to in these “terms of use” as the website) is owned and operated by FirmGuard, who is referred to in this Cookie Policy as “we”, “us”, “our” and similar grammatical forms.

 

Our Cookie Policy explains what cookies are, how we use cookies, how third-party partners may use cookies on our Websites and your choices regarding cookies.

 

General information about visits to our Websites is collected by our computer servers, with small files “cookies” that our Websites transfers to your computer’s hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow the delivery of “cookies”). The “cookies” are used to follow the pattern of movements of users by letting us know which pages on our Websites are visited, in what order and how often and the previous website visited and also to process the items you select if you are making purchases from our Websites. The anonymous non-personal information that we collect and analyse in not personal information as described in the Privacy Act.

 

1. Why do we use “cookies” and other web use tracking technologies?

 

(a) When you access our Website, small files containing a unique identification (ID) number may be downloaded by your web browser and stored in the cache of your computer. The purpose of sending these files with a unique ID number is so that our Website can recognise your computer when you next visit our Website. The “cookies” that are shared with your computer can’t be used to discover any personal information such as your name, address or email address they merely identify your computer to our Websites when you visit us.

 

(b) We can also log the internet protocol address (IP address) of visitors to our Website so that we can work out the countries in which the computers are located.

 

(c) We collect information using “cookies” and other tracking technologies for the following reasons:

   (i) to help us monitor the performance of our Website so that we can improve the operation of the Website and the services we offer;

   (ii) to provide personalised services to each user of our Website to make their navigation through our Website easier and more rewarding to the user;

   (iii) to sell advertising on the Website in order to meet some of the costs of operating the Website and improve the content on the Website; and

   (iv) when we have permission from the user, to market the services we provide by sending emails that are personalised to what we understand are the interests of the user.

   (d) Even if you have given us permission to send you emails, you can, at any time, decide not to receive further emails and will be able to “unsubscribe” from that service.

   (e) In addition to our own cookies, we may also use various third-parties cookies to report usage statistics of the Website, deliver advertisements on and through the Website, and so on.

 

2. What are your choices regarding cookies?

 

(a) If you are unhappy about having a cookie sent to you, you can set your browser to refuse cookies or choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent. However, if you turn your cookies off, some of our services may not function properly

 

APPROVED BY

Full Name: Daniel W H Ussher, Founder & CEO

Date: 1st July 2019

Email Disclaimer

 

To save space when corresponding with our clients, partners and suppliers FirmGuard inserts an abbreviated disclaimer at the end of each email message. For clarification purposes, the full FirmGuard email disclaimer can be found below. 

 

FirmGuard Pty Ltd (ABN: 11 640 712 634) hereinafter referred to as FirmGuard. 

 

Email Disclaimer

 

This email and any attachments may contain privileged and confidential information which may be protected by copyright.

 

You must not use, reproduce, copy or disclose this information other than for the purposes for which it was supplied.

 

If you are not the intended recipient, or if this email or attachments have been sent to you in error, please delete it and any copies and notify the sender immediately.

 

If this is a personal email, any opinions or representation do not necessarily reflect the views of FirmGuard.

 

Unless expressly stated by the parties, this email does not constitute a binding contract.

 

You rely on the information contained in this email at your own risk. We accept no liability, and you waive and release us from any liability and for any damage caused by this email or its attachments due to viruses, interference, interception, corruption or unauthorised access.

 

Please be aware that FirmGuard may monitor, scan or block emails and attachments from time to time.

 

Personal information contained in communications with us is subject to our Privacy Policy, available on our website.

 

APPROVED BY

Full Name: Daniel W H Ussher, Founder & CEO

Date: 1st July 2019