Dispute Resolution Associates Pty Ltd (“DRA”) ACN 090 594 451 is the owner of www.franchisingcode.com.au (the “Website”). Your use of this website is subject always to these Terms and Conditions.

By continuing to access the Website you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following Terms and Conditions of Use, which together with our Privacy Policy govern our relationship with you in relation to this Website.

We may modify the Terms at any time and any such modifications shall be deemed effective immediately upon posting on the Website. Your continued use of the Website shall constitute your acceptance of the modified Terms and Conditions and as such you should visit this page periodically to review these Terms.

1. General information not Legal advice

The content on the Website is intended only to provide a summary overview and general information on the matters of the resolution of disputes under the Franchising Code of Conduct. The material provided on this site is not intended to be comprehensive and does not constitute legal advice. You should always obtain legal or other professional advice, appropriate to your own circumstances. DRA is not a law firm and your use of this Website, or the receipt of any information from this Website, is not intended to, and does not create a solicitor-client nor barrister-client relationship.

2. Timeliness of Information

We use our reasonable efforts to ensure that all information displayed on the Website is accurate. However, it may become out-of-date from time to time. We do warranty nor make any representation as to the accuracy, reliability, completeness or timeliness of the information. Your use of this Website and information provided is at your own risk.

3. Liability

Your use of the Website is at your own risk. We assume no liability or responsibility for, or make any warranty or representations as to the accuracy, validity, reliability, completeness or timeliness of any Information on the Website. In no event shall DRA, any of our affiliates or any other party involved in creating, producing or delivering the Website be liable for any damages (including without limitation, direct, incidental, consequential, indirect or punitive loss or damages, or damages resulting from lost opportunity, lost profits, lost data or business interruption) arising out of your access to, use of or inability to access or use, the Website or any error or omissions in the Website’s content or functionality. Your access and use of the Website and its content at your own risk.

4. Privacy Policy

You should read our Privacy Policy that sets out your rights and responsibilities as a user of the Website regarding personal information disclosed on the Website.

5. Indemnification

You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless, DRA, our affiliates, officers, directors, employees, agents, suppliers and third party partners from and against all losses, expenses, damages and costs, including reasonable legal fees resulting from any violation by you of these Terms and Conditions.

6. Copyright

All material displayed on the Website including logos, text, graphics, names, designs including tag-lines and service marks are intellectual property protected by copyright owned by DRA or as indicated. Any material downloaded from the Website  or reproduced for use remains subject to copyright and must identify the owner of that copyright.

7. No Endorsement

In using this Website there may be links that lead to other websites. These links are provided merely for the your convenience. Access to other websites linked to the Website is at your own risk and we are not responsible for the accuracy, relevancy, legality, or decency of any content or material contained on any other website. We are not responsible for the content of any linked websites or for the availability of access to these websites and we further disclaim all liability regarding your access of any linked websites.

8. Legal Consequences

These Terms and Conditions and your use of the Website and any information, products and services provided by the Website shall be governed by the laws of New South Wales, Australia. If any clause or provision of these Terms and Conditions is determined to be void for any reason, you acknowledge and agree that the claus­e or provision so determined to be unenforceable shall be severable and without affect to the enforceability of the remaining clauses or provisions.