TERMS & CONDITIONS OF USE
THIS SITE IS THE TECHNICAL AUTHOR SERVICES PTY LTD HEREINAFTER REFERRED TO AS TAS.
THIS SITE IS PROVIDED BY TAS ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS.
TAS MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE OPERATION OF THIS SITE OR THE INFORMATION, CONTENT, MATERIALS, OR PRODUCTS INCLUDED ON THIS SITE.
YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THIS SITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK TO THE FULL EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY APPLICABLE LAW. TAS DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
TAS DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THIS SITE, ITS SERVERS, OR E-MAIL SENT FROM TAS ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS.
TAS WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OF ANY KIND ARISING FROM THE USE OF THIS SITE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES.
THIS AGREEMENT SETS FORTH THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS UNDER WHICH TAS WILL PROVIDE ITS ENTIRE SERVICES.
THIS AGREEMENT DESCRIBES USER’S RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS WHEN USING THESE SERVICES.
USER SHOULD READ IT CAREFULLY AND BE SURE USER UNDERSTANDS THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS.
USE OF THIS WEB SITE AND OR ANY TAS PRODUCT OR SERVICE MEANS USER ACCEPTS ALL THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THIS AGREEMENT.
THE PARTIES TO THIS AGREEMENT ARE TAS AND THE USER.
As a convenience to you TAS may provide, on this Site, links to web sites operated by other entities. If you use these sites, you will leave this site. TAS encourages third parties to follow appropriate privacy standards and policies, but is not responsible for the actions of those parties, the content of their web sites, or any products or services they may offer. If you decide to visit any linked site, you do so at your own risk and it is your responsibility to take all protective measures to guard against viruses or other destructive elements. TAS makes no warranty or representation regarding, and does not endorse, any linked web sites or the information appearing thereon or any of the products or services described thereon. Links do not imply that TAS or this Site sponsors, endorses, is affiliated or associated with, or is legally authorized to use any trademark, trade name, logo or copyright symbol displayed in or accessible through the links, or that any linked site is authorized to use any trademark, trade name, logo or copyright symbol of TAS or any of its affiliates or subsidiaries.
This Site is controlled, operated and administered by TAS from its offices within Victoria Australia. TAS makes no representation that materials at this site are appropriate or available for use at other locations outside of Australia and access to them from territories where their contents are illegal is prohibited. You may not use the site or export the materials in violation of Victorian Australia export laws and regulations. If you access this Site from a location outside of Australia, you are responsible for compliance with all local laws. These Terms and Conditions of use shall be governed by the laws of Victoria Australia without giving effect to its conflict of law provisions.
At TAS, we understand that children’s privacy, security and protection is important. We do not monitor the age of our user audience. We do not knowingly solicit or collect personal information from or about children, and we do not knowingly market our products or services to children. However, if you aged 18 or under you should not submit personal identifying information to TAS without the consent of your parent or guardian. If you are a parent and want to limit your children’s access to material you believe may be harmful to them, you may want to look into the easily obtained commercially available hardware, software and filtering devices. If you are interested in learning about these protections, information is available at various sites including http://www.worldvillage.com/wv/school/html/control.htm
All links to the TAS Site must be approved in writing by TAS, except that TAS consents to links in which: (i) the link is a text-only link containing only the name “Technical Author Services Pty Ltd”; (ii) the link “points” only to http://authorservices.org and not to deeper pages; (iii) the link, when activated by a user, displays that page full-screen in a fully operable and navigable browser window and not within a “frame” on the linked website; and (iv) the appearance, position, and other aspects of the link may neither create the false appearance that an entity or its activities or products are associated with or sponsored TAS nor be such as to damage or dilute the goodwill associated with the name and trademarks of TAS or its Affiliates. TAS reserves the right to revoke this consent to link at any time in its sole discretion.
IN NO EVENT SHALL TAS OR ANY OF ITS SUBSIDIARIES BE LIABLE TO ANY ENTITY FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR OTHER DAMAGES (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY LOST PROFITS, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, LOSS OF INFORMATION OR PROGRAMS OR OTHER DATA ON YOUR INFORMATION HANDLING SYSTEM) THAT ARE RELATED TO THE USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO USE, THE CONTENT, MATERIALS, AND FUNCTIONS OF THE SITE OR ANY LINKED WEBSITE, EVEN IF AND WHEN TAS IS EXPRESSLY ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
Assignment. The provisions of this Agreement shall be continuous and shall inure to the benefit of TAS, its successors and assigns, and shall be binding upon user and/or the estate, personal representatives, administrators and successors of user. TAS may assign its rights and delegate its duties as to any or all transactions under this Agreement. User shall not delegate any obligations hereunder without the prior written consent of all of the duly authorized officers of the TAS and any attempt at such delegation without such consent shall be null and void.
Jurisdiction. This agreement is governed by the laws of Australia as such laws are applied to agreements entered into and to be performed entirely within Australia by Australian residents.
Severability. In the event that any provisions of this Agreement shall be determined by an arbitration body or a court of competent jurisdiction to be unenforceable in any jurisdictions, such provision shall be unenforceable in that jurisdiction and the remainder of this Agreement shall remain binding upon the parties as if such provisions were not contained therein. The enforceability of such provision shall otherwise be unaffected and remain enforceable in all other jurisdictions.
TAS will not be held responsible or liable for the consequences of or the results of any activities performed by or on behalf of any of its officers, affiliates, nominees or representatives.
Force Majeur. TAS will not be responsible for delays or failures in the transmission, receipt or execution of orders, Remittances, Payments, or information due to events or systems beyond its control. The obligations of this contract precede any government enactment. TAS, it’s owners, employees, agents or affiliates will not be responsible for any loss, damage or injury resulting from any event or system beyond its control.
User will be subject to damages and other penalties, including criminal prosecution where available and the notification of the general public of user’s actions, at the sole discretion of TAS if user attempts to use the TAS service in connection with tampering, cracking, modifying or otherwise corrupting the security or functionality of the TAS website, services and/or association.
TAS reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to change, modify, add or remove any portion of this Agreement in whole or in part, at any time. Changes in this Agreement will be effective when notice of such change is posted. Your continued use of the Site after any changes to this Agreement are posted will be considered acceptance of those changes.
Entire Agreement. This Agreement constitutes the entire and whole agreement between User and TAS and is intended as a complete and exclusive statement of the terms of the Agreement. This Agreement shall supersede all other communications between the parties.