Comparison

Terms of use of this site


Comparison is a web site providing product and retailer information to consumers. Comparison may offer you products and services associated with this product information. By accessing and using the Comparison Site you agree to be governed by these Terms and Conditions of Use. Using any part of this Site is evidence of your acceptance of these terms.

Your rights

Comparison grants you a non-exclusive, non-transferable, limited right to access, use and display this website (the “Site”) and the materials provided hereon, provided that you comply fully with this Agreement. The contents of the Site are only for your personal, non-commercial use. You agree not to interrupt, or attempt to interrupt, the operation of the Site in any way.

Prohibited Conduct

As a condition of your use of the Site you agree that you will not:

  • post or transmit any unlawful, threatening, abusive, defamatory, obscene or indecent information or material of any kind, including without limitation any transmissions constituting or encouraging conduct that would constitute a criminal offence, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any applicable law.
  • post or transmit any material of any kind which violates or infringes upon the rights of any other person, including material which is an invasion of any privacy or publicity rights or which is protected by copyright, trade mark or any other proprietary right, or derivative works with respect thereto, without first obtaining permission from the owner or relevant right holder.
  • post or transmit any material of any kind which contains a virus or other harmful component.
  • download any file posted by any other user if you know, or reasonably ought to know, that the file cannot legally be distributed in such manner.

Your password

As part of the registration process, you will nominate a User ID and select a password. You must take care to keep your password confidential. You must not disclose it to anyone and you must take care where you write it down or where you store it electronically. You are responsible for regularly changing your password. You must immediately change or cancel your password if you become aware of any unauthorised use of your User ID or password. You are responsible for all activities that occur when using your user identification and password.

Termination

In addition to any other rights of the parties set forth herein, either you or Comparison may cancel or terminate this Agreement at any time – see Section 3 below regarding refunds. Comparison also reserves the right to restrict, suspend or terminate your access to the subscription section of the Site in whole or in part, without notice, with respect to any breach or threatened breach by you of any portion of this Agreement. If Comparison terminates this Agreement based on a breach of any portion of this Agreement, Comparison reserves the right to refuse to provide a subscription or any fee-based services to you in the future.

If we find that you are not using the service properly we reserve the right to terminate your use of the service immediately and, if necessary, take legal action against you.

Privacy

It’s Comparison’s policy to maintain your privacy when you visit our site. Please read our privacy policy for more information. If you send us any personal details, we will keep them confidential in accordance with our privacy policy.

If you purchase a product or service from Comparison, we may supply information to our suppliers to enable Comparison to supply the product or service you have requested.

When you send us an email, we may use your email address to contact you in the future. We may contact you for clarification or to answer your query, but we will not sell or pass on your details to third parties, except where they act as agents for us and the information is required to deliver the goods or services you have requested from us.

When you send an email enquiry through the Comparison site, we may keep a copy of the email enquiry. We use this information to send your enquiry to the retailer. We may also use this information to resend an enquiry in case of suspected system failure, to produce reports for retailers and to contact you to ensure your satisfaction with the service we provide.

Copyright and permissions

The Comparison site includes a combination of content that we create, third parties create or users create. Comparison owns the copyright for material created on this site. This site may include third party content that is subject to that third party’s terms and conditions of use.

Links to other sites

Links within this site are provided for your information. Comparison does not endorse and has not necessarily verified any of the information available through the use of any link found within the site.

Special note for Webmasters

If you are interested in making a link from your site to Comparison Online, please email us.

Warranties

Comparison provides the web site on an “as is” basis without any implied or express warranty of any kind. Comparison will have no responsibility or liability in relation to any loss or damage which you incur, including damage to your software or hardware, arising from your use of or access to this site.

The content of this website is based on information provided by users, retailers, vendors, suppliers and other third parties. Comparison takes due care to provide accurate information however Comparison can not and do not warrant the information provided on this web site as error free. Where any legislation implies into this agreement any condition or warranty and that legislation voids or prohibits conditions in a contract excluding the application of the conditional warranty, the liability of Comparison for any breach of the condition or warrant is limited to, at Comparison’s option either (a) the resupply of the services or (b) the reasonable cost of having the services resupplied.

Comparison recommends you confirm product information with your retailer prior to the purchase of goods and services compared on this web site.

Corrections to the site

Comparison reserve the right to correct any errors or omissions, and change any portion of the site without notice. If you find an error, please report it to us.

Terms of use relating to user comments

You are solely responsible for the content of any contributions you make to the site. All such contributions are public, unless otherwise indicated. You must not include content that may be prohibited conduct.

You acknowledge and agree that any communications made to or by means of any portion of the site are public.

You acknowledge that you have no expectation of privacy in any public communication you make to the site.

You grant to Comparison a perpetual, worldwide, irrevocable, unrestricted, non-exclusive, royalty-free licence to use, copy, license, distribute, display, reproduce, transmit, modify, edit and otherwise exploit any public communication you make with the site in all media now known or later developed.

You indemnify Comparison for all loss it suffers as a result of any contribution you make to the site including any loss Comparison suffers as a result of making the content of your transmission available to third parties.

Comparison may, in its absolute discretion and without notification, remove any material from the site at any time including material you have transmitted to the site. Comparison is under no obligation to make any material transmitted to the site available to any person. Comparison has no liability for any consequences of its reliance on its rights under this paragraph.

To the extent permissible by the laws of Australia, Comparison disclaims all liability in relation to your use of the site.

Complaints about user comments

As Comparison does not have the resources to review or vet contributors’ comments it does not control or vet any of the content of these comments. It takes no responsibility for, nor endorses or necessarily agrees with, the contributions of members of the public.

Comparison contribution

From time to time, Comparison staff may respond to queries or comments. Such participation is not approval, agreement or endorsement of the views of the poster, nor is it indicative of systematic review of that or any other forum by Comparison.

Removal of material

We may remove any material from the site at any time without cause and without notice to any person. The removal of material is not an admission that the material is inappropriate nor is it an admission of liability by Comparison.

Changes to these terms and conditions

Comparison may modify these terms and conditions at any time without providing notice to you. Your continued use of the site after such a modification constitutes your acceptance of that modification. A copy of the current Terms and Conditions of Use of this Site is available at the bottom of the home page.