Terms of service

Website Terms and Conditions of Use

www.hoodfoodguide.com

By accessing or otherwise using this website (Website), you agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions of Use. This Website is owned and operated by HFG Group PTY LTD (Hood Food Guide). You acknowledge that HFG Group provides access to the Website to you subject to these Terms and Conditions of Use.

Content

  1. You understand and agree that all material, information and data (such as data files, written text, computer software, audio files, photographs, or other images) accessed or used by, or provided to, you through the Website (the Website Content) comprises the intellectual property of HFG Group or any relevant third parties from whom HFG Group may license that Website Content.
  2. You may not modify, rent, lease, loan, sell, distribute or create derivative works based on any of the Website Content (either in whole or in part) unless you have been specifically told that you may do so by HFG Group or by the owners of that Website Content, in a separate agreement.
  3. You understand that by using the Website you may be exposed to Website Content that you may find offensive, indecent or objectionable and that, in this respect, you use the Website, including obtaining and using any information, products and services, at your own risk.

Intellectual Property

  1. Unless otherwise indicated, all intellectual property in the Website is owned or licensed by HFG Group. Subject to these Terms and Conditions of Use, HFG Group grants you a non-exclusive, non-transferable, limited licence (Licence) to view, download and use information directly accessible through the Website.
  2. You agree that, subject to your use of the Website in accordance with the limited Licence granted to you, you will not infringe HFG Group’s intellectual property in the Website and will not modify, copy, republish, frame, distribute or communicate any part of the Website or any information contained in it or otherwise use the Website in a way which will infringe HFG Group’s intellectual property or other rights.
  3. Any of the trademarks, service marks or logos displayed on the Website may be registered or unregistered marks (Marks) of HFG Group. Nothing contained on the Website should be construed as granting any licence or right to use any of the Marks displayed on the Website without the express written permission of HFG Group. Any unauthorised uses of the Marks are strictly prohibited.

Disclaimer

  1. Except as provided by law, the Website is provided “as is” and without any warranty or condition, express or implied.
  2. HFG Group does not warrant that the information contained in or accessible through the Website is accurate, suitable for your purposes or without errors, omissions or viruses. HFG Group does not guarantee continuous, uninterrupted or secure access to the Website. You acknowledge that access and use of the Website (including the software operating in connection with the Website) may be interfered with by numerous factors outside of HFG Group’s control. HFG Group does not warrant the accuracy of any advice, opinion, statement, representation or other information displayed on or accessible through the Website.
  3. Subject to the provisions of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth) (Consumer Act), HFG Group makes no guarantees, representations or warranties in respect of the information and materials available on the Website or the means of accessing that information and material (including the software operating in connection with the Website). HFG Group makes no warranty or representation and accepts no responsibility for any websites operated or controlled by entities other than HFG Group which are or may become linked or framed to or from the Website.

Use of Information

  1. If you upload or otherwise provide any information or content (User Content) in the course of accessing or using the Website, you agree that such User Content will be available to HFG Group to use in any manner it thinks fit, subject to applicable provisions of the HFG Group Privacy Policy and any legislation including, without limitation, Australian privacy legislation. You agree that you will not upload or otherwise provide any User Content which:
  1. is defamatory, fraudulent, unlawful, threatening, intimidating, harassing, harmful, hateful, abusive, tortious, vulgar, obscene, invasive of another’s privacy, sexist, racist, homophobic, violent, degrading;
  2. infringes the intellectual or other proprietary interests of third parties;
  3. impersonates another person or entity, attempts to solicit personal information from another user, contains sexually explicit language or images, advertises or promotes the sale of products or services such as firearms, tobacco or alcohol, adult products and services and any other products or services HFG Group considers to be inappropriate;
  4. contains spam, chain letters, pyramid and other such selling and marketing schemes, computer viruses, computer code, files or programs or other harmful components that are designed to interrupt, destroy, change or limit the functionality of the Website or any other computer software, hardware or other electronic equipment, information which in any way impinges on another user’s use or enjoyment of the Website or otherwise breaches or encourages other users to breach these Terms and Conditions of Use;
  5. violates any law, statute or regulation;
  6. forges information to disguise the origin of any User Content; and
  7. encourages or incites any other person to engage in any of the above behaviour.
  1. You grant to HFG Group a non-exclusive, worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, sub-licensable right to exercise the copyright you have in any User Content, in all media now known or not currently known. You also agree to waive any moral rights or similar rights you may have or may acquire in the future in that User Content in HFG Group’s favour.

Privacy

  1. We are committed to protecting your personal information and meeting the Australian Privacy Principles contained in the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) (the Act) (as amended from time to time). The HFG Group privacy policy can be viewed at http://hoodfoodguide.com/privacy-statement/

Limitation of Liability

  1. You agree that HFG Group is not liable to you or anyone else for any loss or damage (including, without limitation, any direct, indirect, special or consequential loss) arising as a result of breach of these Terms and Conditions of Use, in tort (including negligence) or otherwise arising out of, or in connection, with:
  1. the use of the Website;
  2. the use by HFG Group of information provided by you to HFG Group through the Website;
  3. being unable to access the Website for whatever reason and however arising, including (without limitation) negligence; and
  4. the use of your Website password by you or any third party to whom you have made the password available.
  1. Subject to the Consumer Act, HFG Group expressly limits its liability for breach of a condition or warranty implied by virtue of any legislation to the following remedies (the choice of which is to be at HFG Group’s sole discretion):
  1. in the case of goods, any one or more of the following: 1. the replacement of the goods or supply of equivalent goods; 2. the repair of the goods; 3. the payment of the costs of replacing the goods or of acquiring equivalent goods; or 4. the payment of the costs of having the goods repaired; and
  2. in the case of services: 1. the supply of the services again; or 2. the payment of the cost of having the services supplied again.
  1. You indemnify HFG Group against any action, liability, claim, loss, damage, proceeding, expense (including legal costs) suffered or incurred by HFG Group, arising from, or which is directly or indirectly, related to:
  1. your breach or non-observance of any term of these Terms and Conditions of Use; or
  2. any breach or inaccuracy in any representations or warranties made to HFG Group.

Terminating your relationship with HFG Group

  1. These Terms and Conditions of Use will continue to apply until terminated by either you or HFG Group as set out below.
  2. If you have registered as a subscriber to the Website and want to terminate your subscriber relationship with HFG Group, you may do so by notifying HFG Group in writing.
  3. HFG Group may, at any time, terminate its legal agreement with you if:
  1. you have breached any provision of these Terms and Conditions of Use or have acted in manner which clearly shows that you do not intend to, or are unable to comply with the provisions of these Terms and Conditions of Use; or
  2. HFG Group is required to do so by law (for example, where the provision of products and services to you through the Website is, or becomes, unlawful).
  1. If you breach any provision of these Terms and Conditions of Use, HFG Group may immediately issue a warning, temporarily suspend or permanently prevent your access to all or certain parts of the Website.

Links

  1. You must not establish links on any other website to the Website or any other part or parts of the Website without the prior written consent of HFG Group.

Alteration

  1. HFG Group may alter any of the content on the Website at any time.

Amendment of Terms and Conditions of Use

  1. HFG Group is entitled, at its sole discretion, to amend, add or remove any part of these Terms and Conditions of Use at any time without notice. You should periodically read these Terms and Conditions of Use. Your continued use of this Website or any product or service obtainable through the Website after any such change to these Terms and Conditions of Use constitutes an agreement by you to abide by and be bound by these Terms and Conditions of Use, as amended.

Choice of Law and Use of the Website

  1. These Terms and Conditions of Use are governed by the laws of the State of Victoria, Australia. HFG Group has designed the Website for use only within the Commonwealth of Australia and makes no warranties or representations with regard to use by persons accessing, downloading or otherwise using the Website outside the Commonwealth of Australia. The Website is available only to people in Australia who can form legally binding contracts under applicable law.

Commission and Fees

  1. In certain cases, HFG Group may have a relationship with a third party whose website is linked to this Website. That third party may pay HFG Group either a commission or a referral fee where you buy products from them based on a percentage of the gross payment received by that third party from you. The commission and referral fees are normally payable by those third parties on a monthly or quarterly basis, in arrears.

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