This website is owned, operated and maintained by:
Property Legal Pty Ltd trading as LAF Conveyancing (ACN 643 465 669),
Level 1, 460 Heidelberg Road, Heidelberg, VIC 3084 (the Company, our or we)
These Terms and Conditions (Terms) govern your use of the website at www.lafconveyancing.com.au (Website) or instances of this website displayed by our partners. Please read this page carefully. If you do not accept the Terms and Conditions stated here, do not use this Website and service. By using, visiting, accessing this Website or otherwise registering, you are indicating that you have read, understood and accept to be bound by these Terms and Conditions. The Company may revise these Terms and Conditions at any time by updating this posting. You should visit this page periodically to review the Terms and Conditions, because they are binding on you. The terms "You" and "User" as used herein refer to all individuals and/or entities accessing or using this Website for any reason, including, without limitation Sellers or Buyers. All references to “Sellers” in the Terms refers to those persons in the process of, or considering, selling or renting a property.
Your continued use of this website and the Company’s services constitutes your agreement to these Terms andConditions and any modifications to them. When you use the Website and Company services, you agree to comply with all our terms and conditions, including these Terms. For any enquiries please contact compliance@LAFConveyancing.com.au
The Company authorises You to view and access a single copy of the content available on or from the Website.
The content of the Website and all intellectual property rights in the Website, including, without limitation, text, graphics, images, logos, brands, trade marks, button icons, software, its look and feel, information, content, sounds, music, video, audio, text, layout, compilation, arrangement, assembly and organisation thereof and any other Website content (collectively Content), are protected under both Australian and foreign copyright, trademark and other laws. All such rights are reserved. All Content is the property of the Company or its content suppliers, clients or partners.
Unauthorised use of the Content may violate copyright, trademark, and other laws. You must retain all copyright, trade mark, service-mark and other proprietary notices contained in the original Content on any copy You make of the Content. You may not sell or modify the Content or reproduce, display, publicly perform, distribute, or otherwise use the Content in any way for any public or commercial purpose. You may not modify copies of any Content that You make, use the Content in any way that is fraudulent or unlawful, or use the Content in a manner that does not comply fully with these Terms.
The use of the Content on any other website or in a networked computer environment for any purpose is prohibited.
You shall not copy or adapt the HTML code that the Company creates to generate any Content or the pages making up the Website.
Nothing you do on or in relation to the Website will transfer any intellectual property rights to you or licence you to exercise any intellectual property rights unless this is expressly stated herein.
We do not warrant the accuracy, reliability, suitability or currency of the Content.
If you print off, copy, download, modify or link any part of the Content available via the Website in breach of these Terms, your right to use the Website may be terminated immediately and you must, at the Company’s option, return or destroy any copies (electronic or otherwise) of the materials you have made.
You may only use the Website for lawful purposes. Users may not use the Website in order to transmit, distribute, store or destroy material, including without limitation:
Users are prohibited from violating or attempting to violate the security of the Website, including, without limitation:
Violations of system or network security may result in civil or criminal liability. The Company will investigate occurrences which may involve such violations and may involve, and cooperate with, law enforcement authorities in prosecuting users who are involved in such violations.
We will not be liable if for any reason our Website is unavailable at any time or for any period. From time to time, we may restrict access to some parts of our Website, or our entire Website. You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to our Website. You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access our Website through your internet connection are aware of theseTerms, and that they comply with them.
The Website may be used only for lawful purposes. The Company specifically prohibits any use of the Website, and all users agree not to use the Website, for any of the following:
The Company has the right to require access to information (including documents) for the purpose of verifying details of a transaction or service LAF Conveyancing needs to perform for You. That access may include the Company having access to personal or confidential information You have provided to others. You consent to those others giving the Company such access for that purpose. The Company undertakes to use such information solely for the purpose stated above and otherwise to use reasonable endeavours to maintain the confidentiality of that information.
When You register for the Website, You will be asked to provide the Company with certain information, including,without limitation, a valid email address (your "Information"). You agree to provide accurate and completeInformation and to keep us updated of any changes thereto.
As a user, You are responsible for your own communications and are responsible for the consequences of their posting. You must not, and by using the Website You agree not to, do the following things:
The Company does not represent or guarantee the truthfulness, accuracy, or reliability of communications posted by users or endorse any opinions expressed by users. You acknowledge that any reliance on material posted by other users will be at your own risk.
The Company acts as a passive conduit for the online distribution and publication of user-submitted information and related information and has no obligation to screen communications or information in advance and is not responsible for screening or monitoring material posted by users. If notified by a user of communications which allegedly do not conform to these Terms, the Company may investigate the allegation and determine in good faith and in its sole discretion whether to remove or request the removal of the communication. The Company has no liability or responsibility to users for performance or non-performance of such activities.
The Company reserves the right to expel users and prevent their further access to the Website for violating the Terms and Conditions or the law and the right to remove communications which are abusive, illegal,or disruptive. The Company may take any action with respect to user-submitted information that it deems necessary or appropriate.
By submitting content to any public or non-public area of the Website, including message boards, forums,contests and chat rooms, You grant the Company and its affiliates the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, sublicense able (through multiple tiers), non-exclusive right (including any moral rights) and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, communicate to the public, perform and display the content (in whole or in part) worldwide and/or to incorporate it in other works in any form, media, or technology now known or later developed, for the full term of any rights that may exist in such content. You also warrant that the holder of any rights, including moral rights in such content, has completely and effectively waived all such rights and validly and irrevocably granted to You the right to grant the license stated above. You also permit any subscriber to access,display, view, store and reproduce such content for personal use.
We appreciate hearing from our customers and welcome your comments regarding our services and the Website. Please be advised, however, that our policy does not permit us to accept or consider creative ideas ,suggestions, inventions or materials other than those which we have specifically requested. While we do value your feedback on our services, please be specific in your comments regarding our services and do not submit creative ideas, inventions, suggestions, or materials. If, despite our request, You send us creative suggestions, ideas, drawings, concepts, inventions, or other information (collectively the "Submission"), the Submission shall be the property of the Company. None of the Submission shall be subject to any obligation of confidence on our part and we shall not be liable for any use or disclosure of anySubmission. The Company shall own exclusively all now known or later discovered rights to the Submission and shall be entitled to unrestricted use of the Submission for any purpose whatsoever, commercial or otherwise, without compensation to You or any other person who submitted the Submission.
You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your information, user identification name, password or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures (log-in information) and for keeping it secure. You shall be responsible for all uses of your registration, whether or not authorised by You.You agree to immediately notify the Company of any unauthorised use of your log-in information. Notice provided by you in these circumstances does not release you from your responsibilities under these Terms.We shall not be liable for any loss that you may incur as a result of someone else using your account or your password, either with or without your knowledge. We have the right to disable any log-in information,whether chosen by You or allocated by us, at any time, if in our opinion You have failed to comply with any of the provisions of these Terms.
The Company respects the intellectual property of others, and we ask our users, account holders and content partners to do the same. The unauthorised reproduction, copying, distribution, modification, public display or public performance of copyrighted works constitutes infringement of the copyright owners’ rights. As a condition to your use of the Website, You agree not to use the Website to infringe the intellectual property rights of others in any way. We will terminate the accounts of any account holders, and block access to the Website of any users, who are repeat infringers of the copyright, or other intellectual property rights, of others. We reserve the right to take these actions at any time, in our sole discretion,with or without notice, and without any liability to the account holder who is terminated or to the user whose access is blocked.
Because user authentication on the Internet is difficult, the Company cannot and does not confirm that each User is who they claim to be. Because we do not and cannot be involved in user-to-user dealings or control the behaviour of participants on the Website, in the event that You have a dispute with one or more Users,You release the Company (and our agents and employees) from claims, demands, costs (including legal costs)and damages (actual and consequential, direct and indirect) of every kind and nature, known and unknown, suspected and unsuspected, disclosed and undisclosed, arising out of or in any way connected with such disputes.
We do not guarantee that the Website will be secure or free from bugs, viruses or other technologically harmful material. You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programmes, software and platform in order to access the Website in a manner you deem appropriate and secure. You should use your own virus protection software.
We are under no legal obligation to, and do not, control the information provided by other Users which is made available through the Website. By its very nature, other people's information may be offensive,harmful or inaccurate.
Internet transmissions are never completely private or secure and there is a risk, therefore, that any message or information sent via the Website should be treated as non-confidential and may be intercepted and potentially read by others. The Company will have no liability to you in respect of any transmissions you send to it and you do so entirely at your own risk.
We expect that You will use caution and common sense, conduct all necessary further enquiries and obtain independent advice (where appropriate) when using the Website and its services. The Content may contain inaccuracies or typographical errors. The Company makes no representations about the accuracy, reliability,completeness, or timeliness of the Website or the Content. The use of the Website and its services and the Content is at your own risk. Changes are periodically made to the Website and may be made at anytime.
You acknowledge and agree that You are solely responsible for the form, content and accuracy of any material placed by You on the Website. Sellers and Real Estate Agents are solely responsible for their postings on the Website.
To the extent permitted by law our aggregate liability to you, whether for breach of these Terms or in negligence or in any other tort or for any other common law or statutory cause of action arising in relation to these Terms or the Website is limited to the following, the choice of which is at our sole discretion:
In the case of goods any one or more of the following:
In the case of services:
To the extent permitted by law we will not be liable for any direct, incidental, consequential or indirect damages, loss or corruption of data, loss of profits or contracts, goodwill, loss of income or revenue,loss or interruption of business, loss of bargain or opportunity or loss of anticipated savings resulting from your access to, use of, or inability to use the Website and the Content or the results of the use of the Website, any websites linked from it and any materials posted on or via it, whether based on warranty,contract, tort, negligence or any other legal theory, and whether or not we know of the possibility of such damage or loss. Without limitation to the foregoing, you agree that in no event shall our maximum aggregate liability exceed any professional conveyancing fee(s) we charge you.
Where the Website contains links or references to third party web sites or other sites, products, services and resources provided by third parties, these links and references are provided solely as a convenience to You and not as an endorsement, recommendation or guarantee by the Company of the contents on such third-party sites. The Company is not responsible for, and has no control over, the content of those sites products, services and resources and the Company does not make any representations or warranties, nor accept any responsibility, regarding them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them (notwithstanding anything else contained herein). If You decide to access linked third party sites, You do so at your own risk. The Company will merely facilitate and introduce You to the relevant third party (whether a Real Estate Agent or Seller as the case may be) and accordingly we will not be responsible, nor liable, for any activity, communication, advice, recommendation or transaction between You and any such third party.
You agree not to resell or assign your rights or obligations under these Terms. You also agree not to make any unauthorised commercial use of the Website.
The Company reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to pursue all of its legal remedies, including but not limited to, deletion of your postings from the Website and immediate termination of your registration with or ability to access this Website and/or any other service provided to You by the Company, upon any breach by You of these Terms or if the Company is unable to verify or authenticate any information You submit to the Website or other Website registration. All liability is excluded for actions taken by the Company in response to breaches of these Terms.
To report an alleged violation of the Content Standards, please email compliance@LAFConveyancing.com.au.
You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless the Company, its officers, directors, employees and agents, from and against any claims, actions or demands, costs and expenses, including without limitation reasonable legal fees, alleging or resulting from any breach of these Terms by You or any other liabilities arising out of Your use of the Website, including (i) any material You provide to the Website, (ii) any Content that You use; or (iii) your breach of these Terms. The Company shall provide notice to You promptly of any such claim, suit, or proceeding and may assist You, at your expense, in defending any such claim, suit or proceeding.
The Company shall not be responsible for any delay, suspension or failure arising out of any circumstances outside of its reasonable control, including but not limited to, acts of God, governmental actions, strikes,lockouts or other labour difficulty, war or national emergency, acts of terrorism, fire, explosion, flood,an act or omission of a third party, inability to obtain any necessary materials, equipment, facilities or services, the failure of performance provided by others, internet interruption or virus, accidents or breakdown of plant, machinery, software, hardware or communication network.
The failure by the Company to insist upon or enforce strict performance of any of these Terms shall not be construed as a waiver of any right or remedy of the Company in respect of any existing or subsequent breach of these Terms. No waiver of any term of these Terms shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or any other term. The Website is available only to people who can form legally binding contracts under applicable law.
These Terms are governed by the laws of Victoria and the parties irrevocably submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of Victoria and any Court competent to hear appeals from those Courts.
If you consider that any Content on the Website breaches your intellectual property rights please notify the Company by email to info@LAFConveyancing.com.au or via mail to the Company at Level 1, 460 Heidelberg Road, Heidelberg, VIC 3084. Notification and any action that the Company takes in response is not an admission that there has been a breach of intellectual property rights, or that the Company accepts any liability in relation to such a breach. The Company does not guarantee to take any action if notified under this clause.