Forum Rules, Terms and Conditions

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Last updated 07th April 2016

  1. This Forum (“Forum”) has been designed for Aussie Kids Freebies members (“Members”) to express their own individual thoughts, opinions and beliefs on a range of topics; primarily, freebies, free samples, competitions, offers and lifestyle hints and tips. The thoughts and opinions expressed on this Forum are the thoughts and opinions of the participants and not those of Aussie Kids Freebies. As such, Aussie Kids Freebies does not endorse or support the content of any post or guarantee the accuracy of any of the information or facts appearing on the Forum.
  1. The thoughts or opinions expressed are not likely to be those of a person in any profession. If you have any queries or concerns or require any further professional advice about any of the material appearing on the Forum, you should consult a professional in the applicable field. This includes any information provided in any help section throughout the Aussie Kids Freebies site.
  1. To be eligible to use this Forum, you must register to become a member of the Forum. By registering and using the Forum, you warrant that you understand your obligations under these Terms & Conditions.
  1. As part of the registration process, you will need to create an account, including a username & password. It is your responsibility to ensure that the information you provide is accurate, not misleading and relates to you. You cannot create an account or username & password using the names and information of another person or using words that are the trademarks or the property of another party (including ours), or vulgar, obscene or in any other way inappropriate. Members are not permitted to post any information to the Forum using multiple usernames to log onto the Forum. We reserve the right, with or without notice, to suspend or terminate any account in breach.
  1. If for any reason you suspect that your username & password has been disclosed to or obtained by another party, you should contact us immediately. Please note that we never contact users requesting them to confirm their username & password or other details.
  1. As a user you agree not to do any of the following:
  • Abuse, harass, threaten, stalk, defame or in any way seek to violate the rights of another user or third party.
  • Publish or seek to distribute any material or information that is unlawful, harmful, obscene, indecent, libellous, profane, defamatory, racist, or in any other way inappropriate or objectionable.
  • Use or harvest data provided by other users in a way that they would object to.
  • Use data provided by other users for any purposes, other than for use in identifying members when contacting Aussie Kids Freebies to report inappropriate content
  • Contact other users in any way, unless that user is personally known to you outside of the Forum, and consents to contact
  • Encourage illegal activity or activity that violates the rights of other Forum users or third parties, whether individuals or organisations.
  • Supply or post Content calculated to deliberately mislead other users or third parties, including Content falsely made to appear from or be endorsed by us.
  • To pose as another user, third party or organisation or Aussie Kids Freebies employee for the purposes of obtaining user or third party information.
  • To transmit or transfer any viruses, trojans, worms or any other malicious programs or code intended to spy on, gain control over, disrupt, destroy or in any other way impair any computer hardware or software or any other equipment.
  • Attempt to gain access to our servers or other equipment in order to disrupt, impair, overload or otherwise hinder or compromise the safety, security or privacy of any of the services provided by or relied upon by us and other users.
  • Reframe or repurpose the Forum or any Content on it or remove or obscure any notices or advertising provided by us on the Forum.
  • Load or provide access to Content on the Forum or link to other content from the Forum, which infringes the trademark, patent, trade secret or any other proprietary right of a third party or infringes any intellectual property law.
  • Make commercial posts without the prior approval of Aussie Kids Freebies
  • Make comment spam or attempt to disguise such spam as Content.
  • Send junk or spam email or emails or posts promoting pyramid schemes, chain letters or any other activity that invites users and others to participate in contributing their time and/or money.
  • Use any robot, spider, scraper or other technical means to access the Forum or Content on the Forum.
  1. If you breach these Terms & Conditions by sending any unsolicited bulk email, (spam) or any other bulk communications to users your actions will cause harm to us and to the Forum. Such harm is difficult to quantify and as such you agree to pay us the costs of reparation (to a minimum of AU$75 per communication) for each and every individual email or other communication sent to a user or third party.
  1. The above list is not intended to be exhaustive. Aussie Kids Freebies reserve the right to remove (with or without notice) Content and suspend or terminate (with or without notice) the account of any user who in our sole judgment is in breach of the rules or the spirit of the rules. We may also, without notice to you, remove, amend, alter or deny access to any User-Generated Content or Content in its sole discretion if:
  • it is required to do so by any Applicable Law or order or judgment of a Court or tribunal of fact or law or other competent body (including any ‘take down notice’ issued under the Broadcasting Services Act 1992 (Cth)); or
  • it is requested to do so by any official representative of a company or brand whose product or offer is listed on the Forum, with or without prior consent of that company or brand; or
  • in Aussie Kids Freebies’ opinion any such User-Generated Content is obscene, offensive, indecent, excessively violent, illegal, misleading or defamatory, or otherwise unacceptable, undesirable or objectionable (including if it contains information about brands or alternative product systems which are listed or not listed on the Aussie Kids Freebies website).
  1. In respect of all content and material, including but not limited to data, text, emails, files, names, likenesses, logos, artwork, graphics, images, video, audio, HTML or other web design code, image maps, software applications and other content or material uploaded, sent or communicated by you or on your behalf to the site or the Forum (‘User-Generated Content’), you acknowledge and agree that you are responsible for:
  • the use, operation, communication, suitability, installation, configuration, uploading, downloading, accuracy and legality of the User-Generated Content, and that Aussie Kids Freebies does not always monitor, install, configure, download, review, authorise, edit or alter User-Generated Content; and
  • the backup of the User-Generated Content and any other date or files, unless otherwise expressly agreed by Aussie Kids Freebies.
  1. You authorise and license Aussie Kids Freebies to copy, reproduce, communicate, distribute, perform and/or display the User-Generated Content for the purposes of providing the Forum, site and any associated services to you.
  1. You warrant that the User-Generated Content and your use of the User-Generated Content in the Forum:
  • complies with all Applicable Australian Laws, as well as international laws, where the user is located in a country outside of Australia;
  • is not obscene, indecent, unsuitable for minors, excessively violent, false, misleading, deceptive, fraudulent or defamatory;
  • does not infringe any intellectual property rights or other rights of any entity or person;
  • does not include adult themes, such as pornography, nudity, adult sexual content or any sex-related merchandising;
  • is not damaging to Aussie Kids Freebies’ servers or any other servers on the internet;
  • does not contain any promotional material or advertising for commercial purposes or personal financial gain (except as permitted in the ‘Self Promo Forum’ section); and
  • does not advertise used goods or seek to purchase used goods from other Members; and
  • does not include material or resources relating to hacking/phreaking, viruses, anarchy, or that promote or participate in wilful harm to Internet sites or providers.
  1. Aussie Kids Freebies may terminate these Forum Terms and Conditions and your access to the Site, Forum and Content at any time without notice. In the event of termination, you must immediately cease accessing and using the Site, Forum and Content and (at Aussie Kids Freebies’ option) return any hard copies of the Content or destroy any hard copies and any other electronic copies of the Content within your control or possession. All restrictions imposed on you, licences granted by you and all disclaimers, indemnities and limitations of liability set out in these Forum Terms and Conditions will survive.
  1. Members are not allowed to advertise used goods or seek to purchase used goods from other Members. Members are not allowed to request information from other Members that will be used for the purpose of research, academic study or publication without first seeking the permission of the site administrators. Members are not allowed to post affiliate links within any post, signature or any other Forum content without prior consent.
  1. The ‘Self Promo Forum’ is the only place where Members may provide details of their business. All posts in this section will be moderated and approved at the sole discretion of Aussie Kids Freebies.
  1. Aussie Kids Freebies will monitor all activities on the Forum to the best of our abilities; however, we will not be held responsible for content in any form that escapes our notice.
  1. If we notice any behaviour that contradicts our terms and conditions, we may remove it at any time, regardless of how long it has evaded notice.
  1. If we notice, or have reported to us, any activity that we feel threatens the safety, privacy or comfortable use of the Forum of another individual, we may retain copies of the content or contact and offender details (including IP addresses) and report it to relevant authorities. This is particularly relevant in the case where a member under the age of 18 years old is at risk.
  1. Members may use the report function or any other means of contacting Aussie Kids Freebies to report or discuss objectionable behaviour by other members. Any discussions of this nature taking place on the public Forum will be removed. When responding to posts, Members agree to provide constructive feedback and refrain from making personal criticisms of other Members.
  1. Aussie Kids Freebies may implement a warning, ban or suspend your membership (including, if needed, restricting your access to the entire Aussie Kids Freebies Site) if you do not comply with these Forum Terms and Conditions. If deemed necessary by Aussie Kids Freebies, you may be reported to the appropriate authorities.
  1. Members also expressly acknowledge and agree that the Aussie Kids Freebies Forum is a means of public and not private communication, whereby information, images and any other content submitted to the public Forum can be accessed by both Members and the general public. Due care should be taken when sharing private information and images with other Members in both the public Forum and the Private Message area. This does not apply to private member sign-up information, which will always remain private in accordance with our Privacy Policy.
  1. Any User-Generated Content may be reproduced or archived in any manner and for any purpose that Aussie Kids Freebies considers appropriate. Aussie Kids Freebies is bound by the National Privacy Principles in the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) and by becoming a Member and participating in the Forum, you are taken to consent to Aussie Kids Freebies’ Privacy Policy. A Member may access and correct any personal information held by Aussie Kids Freebies, upon request to Aussie Kids Freebies.
  1. Aussie Kids Freebies will not be liable for any injury, loss or damage of any nature whatsoever (including but not limited to indirect or consequential loss) which is suffered or sustained as a result of or in connection with:
  • receiving, giving or using any opinion, view, advice or other material expressed on the Forum; or
  • access to or non-access to the Forum or this site, except for any liability which cannot be excluded by law.
  1. If any term, condition, or provision of these Forum Terms and Conditions is determined to be unlawful, invalid, void, or for any reason unenforceable, the validity and enforceability of the remaining terms, conditions and provisions shall not in any way be affected or impaired