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Posted: October 23, 2009 at 2:00 pm   /   by   /   comments (0)

BIS Membership Policy - Terms & Conditions

Last Modified: 11th July 2011

This BIS Membership Policy statement explains your rights, responsibilities and requirements of membership of the Business-In-Site.com site (the “Site”); it does not apply to other online or offline Business-In-Site sites, products or services or any other third-party websites or companies that may be advertised on this website. By accessing and participating in the Site's membership program, you are agreeing to the terms and conditions described in this Membership Policy statement.

Each time you use or cause access to this web-site's members-only areas, materials, products, services or forum, you agree to be bound by these Terms of Use, and as amended from time to time with or without notice to you. In addition, if you are using a particular service on or through this web site, you will be subject to any rules or guidelines applicable to those services and they shall be incorporated by reference into these Terms of Use. Please see our BIS Privacy Policy, which is incorporated into these Terms of Use by reference.

Our Service.

Our web site and services provided to you on and through our web site on an "AS IS" basis. You agree that the owners of this web site exclusively reserve the right and may, at any time and without notice and any liability to you, modify or discontinue this web site and its services or delete the data you provide, whether temporarily or permanently. You also understand that data can sometimes be deleted accidentally (via site failures, server problems, etc) and that whist we try to prevent such occurrences, sometimes such incidents may occur and you agree that Business-In-Site.com cannot be held responsible in such circumstances. We shall have no responsibility or liability for the timeliness, deletion, failure to store, inaccuracy, or improper delivery of any data or information.

 

Members Responsibilities and Requirements

All members of this site are required to behave courteously and polite to other members and staff of Business-In-Site.com and it's subsidiaries at all times. Any member found to be behaving in a threatening, harassing, intimidating or violent manner towards another member, visitor or employee of this site will be banned from this site and any monies paid on membership will be forfeited.

We require all members to provide correct and up-to-date information when applying for membership of this site, and be at least the age of sixteen (16) or older. The use of fake or disposable email addresses  when applying for membership is not allowed, and any memberships found to be using fake or disposable email addresses will be deleted and any monies paid forfeited. When registering, you explicitly agree to our Terms of Use and as may be modified by us from time to time and available here. You must also agree to allow your browser to accept cookies.

 

Disclosure or Distribution of Members-Only material

Certain material, information, pages, products and services within this website are provided to our members as a benefit of their membership subscription, and are not available to non-members. It is prohibited for members to distribute our members-only information, products, links to downloads and other members-only material to anyone else either directly or indirectly. Any member found distributing members-only material or posting members-only download links on the Internet  or which allow non-members to access any restricted material of this website will be banned from this site and any monies paid for membership of this site will be forfeited. Where possible, criminal charges will be sought and remuneration for any losses caused as a result shall be pursued.

 

Use of your passwords and user-name

You are responsible to maintain the confidentiality of your password and shall be responsible for all uses via your registration and/or login, whether authorized or unauthorized by you. You should keep all personal and security data safe and you should not divulge your passwords to anyone else. You agree to immediately notify us of any unauthorized use or your registration, user account or password. It is advised that members choose strong passwords, and that passwords are also changed regularly.

Any member found to be knowingly sharing their private membership access with another person or persons will immediately be banned from this site and any monies paid or time still owing on their membership will be forfeited.

Use of the BIS Forums and other members-only areas

Members are expected to behave respectfully and politely to other members and staff of this site. The  BIS Forums, commenting software and other interactive features within this site should not be used to threaten, harass, intimidate or annoy others under any circumstances. Any member found breaching this condition will be banned and their membership and any monies paid forfeited, and if the matter is serious enough to require criminal investigation /charges we will assist law enforcement if and where required.

In order to avoid your e-mail address or other personal information from being gathered and used by others for inappropriate or harmful purposes, Business-In-Site advises that you should be cautious about posting personal information to (any) newsgroups, chats, or other public forums.

 

"Spammy" Behavior

Members are not permitted to use the Forums and other forms of communication (such as commenting or "shout-box" programs, etc) as a way of blatantly promoting their business (you may, however, give your business some exposure, as long as it is reasonable, and is not misleading or false - so, for example, if you include your website URL in your  signature that would be fine).

What is not allowed is the posting of messages that are purely promotional and are blatent advertising or spam (such as posting your company name/link or product in the shoutbox, in comments forms or forums etc - these are NOT allowed and such messages will be immediately removed upon discovery. Any Shoutbox, forum or comment posts which even appear to be blatant promotion or spam will be removed - repeat offenders will be blacklisted and their memberships closed without warning or without refunds (if applicable).

 

Your Conduct

You agree that all information or data of any kind, whether text, software, code, music or sound, photographs or graphics, video or other materials ("Content"), publicly or privately provided, shall be the sole responsibility of the person providing the Content or the person whose user account is used. You agree that our web site may expose you to Content that may be objectionable or offensive. We shall not be responsible to you in any way for the Content that appears on this web site nor for any error or omission.

You explicitly agree, in using this forum, web site or any service provided, that you shall not:
(a) provide any Content or perform any conduct that may be unlawful, illegal, threatening, harmful, abusive, harassing, stalking, tortuous, defamatory, libelous, vulgar, obscene, offensive, objectionable, pornographic, designed to or does interfere or interrupt this web site or any service provided, infected with a virus or other destructive or deleterious programming routine, give rise to civil or criminal liability, or which may violate an applicable local, national or international law;
(b) impersonate or misrepresent your association with any person or entity, or forge or otherwise seek to conceal or misrepresent the origin of any Content provided by you;
(c) collect or harvest any data about other users;
(d) provide or use this web site and any Content or service in any commercial manner or in any manner that would involve junk mail, Spam, chain letters, pyramid schemes, or any other form of unauthorized advertising without our prior written consent;
(e) provide or use this website or any of the software contained within it in any way which might allow yourself or others to hack, deface, block, or control the site or in any way whatsoever interfere with the running and operation of the site.
(f) provide any Content that may give rise to our civil or criminal liability or which may constitute or be considered a violation of any local, national or international law, including but not limited to laws relating to copyright, trademark, patent, or trade secrets.

 

Submission of Content on this Web Site

By providing any Content to our web site:
(a) you agree to grant to us a worldwide, royalty-free, perpetual, non-exclusive right and license (including any moral rights or other necessary rights) to use, display, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, distribute, perform, promote, archive, translate, and if desired to create derivative works and compilations, in whole or in part. Such license will apply with respect to any form, media, technology known or later developed;
(b) you warrant and represent that you have all legal, moral, and other rights that may be necessary to grant us with the license set forth in this Section 7;
(c) you acknowledge and agree that we shall have the right (but not obligation), in our sole discretion, to refuse to publish or to remove or block access to any Content you provide at any time and for any reason, with or without notice.

 

Use of your Personal Information

Registration data and other personally identifiable information that we may collect is subject to the terms of our BIS Privacy Policy.

The personal information collected on this Site will be used to operate the Site and to provide the service(s) or carry out the transaction(s) you have requested or authorized. We will not disclose this information to anyone else unless it is with your permission, is required as part of a service you have requested (such as if you purchased web-hosting from us that is provided by a third-party) or if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Business-In-Site.com or the Site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Business-In-Site and our family of Web sites; or (c) act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of Business-In-Site employees or agents, users of Business-In-Site products or services, or members of the public.

If you wish to read more about how we protect your personal information, you should read our "Privacy Policy" statement.

 

Control of your Personal Information

Except as otherwise described in this statement, personal information you provide on the Site will not be shared outside of Business-In-Site and its controlled subsidiaries and affiliates without your permission. You can read our "Privacy Policy" statement for more information on this subject.

 

Access to your Personal Information

You can review and edit the personal information and contact preferences you provided at this Site by contacting Business-In-Site company in writing.

 

Security of your Personal Information

Business-In-Site is committed to protecting the security of your personal information. We use a variety of security technologies and procedures to help protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure.

 

Use of Cookies

A cookie is a small text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a Web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you. One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time.We use cookies on this Site to ensure the integrity of the registration process and to personalize the Site. They are also used to calculate payments to advertisers and affiliates of this website and therefore they are essential to the operation of this Site.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. However, if you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of this or other Web sites you visit, or it may even mean some pages are not accessible to you.
All members of this Site must agree to accept (allow) cookies as part of their membership policy & conditions.

 

Third Party Services.

Goods and services of third parties may be advertised and/or made available on or through this web site. Representations made regarding products and services provided by third parties are governed by the policies and representations made by these third parties. We shall not be liable for or responsible in any manner for any of your dealings or interaction with third parties.

 

Indemnification

You agree to indemnify and hold us harmless, our subsidiaries, affiliates, related parties, officers, directors, employees, agents, independent contractors, advertisers, partners, and co-branders from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorney's fees, that may be made by any third party, that is due to or arising out of your conduct or connection with this web site or service, your provision of Content, your violation of this Terms of Use or any other violation of the rights of another person or party.

 

Disclaimer of warranties

Your understand and agree that your use of this web site and any services or content provided (the "service") is made available and provided to you at your own risk. It is provided to you "as is" and we expressly disclaim all warranties of any kind, implied or express, including but not limited to the warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement.

WE MAKE NO WARRANTY, IMPLIED OR EXPRESS, THAT ANY PART OF THE SERVICE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, ERROR-FREE, VIRUS-FREE, TIMELY, SECURE, ACCURATE, RELIABLE, OF ANY QUALITY, NOR THAT ANY CONTENT IS SAFE IN ANY MANNER FOR DOWNLOAD. YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT NEITHER US NOR ANY PARTICIPANT IN THE SERVICE PROVIDES PROFESSIONAL ADVICE OF ANY KIND AND THAT USE OF SUCH ADVICE OR ANY OTHER INFORMATION IS SOLELY AT YOUR OWN RISK AND WITHOUT OUR LIABILITY OF ANY KIND.

Some jurisdictions may not allow disclaimers of implied warranties and the above disclaimer may not apply to you only as it relates to implied warranties.

 

Limitation of liability

YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT WE SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INDICENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, GOODWILL, USE, DATA OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSS (EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES), RESULTING FROM OR ARISING OUT OF (I) THE USE OF OR THE INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICE, (II) THE COST TO OBTAIN SUBSTITUTE GOODS AND/OR SERVICES RESULTING FROM ANY TRANSACTION ENTERED INTO ON THROUGH THE SERVICE, (III) UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION OF YOUR DATA TRANSMISSIONS, (IV) STATEMENTS OR CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY ON THE SERVICE, OR (V) ANY OTHER MATTER RELATING TO THE SERVICE.

In some jurisdictions, it is not permitted to limit liability and therefore such limitations may not apply to you.

 

Reservation of Rights

We reserve all of our rights, including but not limited to any and all copyrights, trademarks, patents, trade secrets, and any other proprietary right that we may have in our web site, its content, and the goods and services that may be provided. The use of our rights and property requires our prior written consent (unless stated otherwise) . We are not providing you with any implied or express licenses or rights by making services available to you and you will have no rights to make any commercial uses of our web site or service without our prior written consent.

 

Notification of Copyright Infringement

If you believe that your property has been used in any way that would be considered copyright infringement or a violation of your intellectual property rights, our copyright agent may be contacted via our Contact Us page.

 

Applicable Law

You agree that this Terms of Use and any dispute arising out of your use of this web site or our products or services shall be governed by and construed in accordance with local laws where the headquarters of the owner of this web site is located, without regard to its conflict of law provisions. By registering or using this web site and service you consent and submit to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the county or city where the headquarters of the owner of this web site is located.

 

Miscellaneous Information

(i) In the event that this Terms of Use conflicts with any law under which any provision may be held invalid by a court with jurisdiction over the parties, such provision will be interpreted to reflect the original intentions of the parties in accordance with applicable law, and the remainder of this Terms of Use will remain valid and intact; (ii) The failure of either party to assert any right under this Terms of Use shall not be considered a waiver of any that party's right and that right will remain in full force and effect; (iii) You agree that without regard to any statue or contrary law that any claim or cause arising out of this web site or its services must be filed within one (1) year after such claim or cause arose or the claim shall be forever barred; (iv) We may assign our rights and obligations under this Terms of Use and we shall be relieved of any further obligation.

 

Enforcement of this Membership Policy Statement

If you have questions regarding this statement, you should contact Business-In-Site.com.

 

Changes to this Statement

We may occasionally update this Membership Policy statement. When we do, we will also revise the "last updated" date at the top of the BIS Membership Policy statement. For material changes to this Membership Policy statement, we will notify you either by placing a notice on the home page and /or relevant pages of our Web site or by directly sending you a notification. We encourage you to periodically review this policy statement to stay informed about membership responsibilities, requirements and / or  membership benefits. Your continued use of the service constitutes your agreement to this policy statement and any updates.

 

Contact Information

Business-In-Site welcomes your comments regarding this Membership Policy statement. If you believe that Business-In-Site has not adhered to this Membership Policy statement, please contact us electronically via our contact us form or via postal mail at the address provided below, and we will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.

Business-In-Site Pty Ltd
P.O. Box 6102
Wantirna, Victoria, 3152
Australia

 

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