Terms of Use

FreeClassifieds.com.au is an Internet platform provider where Users may register to use our website services. FreeClassifieds.com.au hosts a free advertising platform where Users can publish advertisements or promote goods and services through the Internet. FreeClassifieds.com.au also promotes community linkages and participation where Users can communicate with each other.

Users are solely responsible for the material they publish or post at the site. FreeClassifieds.com.au merely serves as an online provider to allow individuals, corporations and organisations to publish and monitor online advertisements.

1. Acceptance of Terms of Use

By using or registering with FreeClassifieds.com.au, you hereby agree to be bound by these Terms of Use, our Privacy Policy and our Posting Policy.

2. Definition of Terms

When you use FreeClassifieds.com.au website and any of our services, the following terms and conditions shall apply, to mean:

  1. The use of the words “FreeClassifieds.com.au”, “we”, “our” or “us” shall refer to FreeClassifieds.com.au platform at www.freeclassifieds.com.au;
  2. The use of "you", "your" or “his” shall refer to the User (registered or non-registered) of FreeClassifieds.com.au who may be an individual, a business or corporate entity who uses FreeClassifieds.com.au platform and services;
  3. The term “User” refers to an individual, corporate or legal entity who uses or registers with FreeClassifieds.com.au platform;
  4. “FreeClassifieds.com.au services” shall refer to the services offered by the website which include: posting advertisements and promotions, connecting to people and third party sites for online help and accommodation. All services offered are for FREE.

3. Registration and Use of FreeClassifieds.com.au

Anybody can join FreeClassifieds.com.au or use our services. To be eligible to register, you must be at least 18 years old and legally capable of entering into a binding contract. If the User is a corporate entity, the representative must possess the legal authority to bind such corporate entity. If after registration, we find that the User does not have the legal authority to bind such corporate entity, the user will be personally responsible for the obligations and resulting consequences arising from the User’s action.

4. Permitted Uses

The Site provides an interactive online service operated by FreeClassifieds.com.au which provides FREE use of the website for the promotion and marketing of products or services and to establish linkages with third party sites or other Users.

As a condition of your use of this site, you agree that you:

  1. will comply with the laws of the Commonwealth of Australia and the State of Victoria;
  2. will abide by the terms and conditions of our Terms of Use , Privacy Policy and Posting Policies;
  3. will not misuse or expose FreeClassifieds.com.au to harm by knowingly, deliberately, or negligently:
    1. distributing viruses, trojans, worms or other materials which are malicious or technologically harmful;
    2. attempting to gain unauthorised access to our site, or the server on which our site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our sites; and
    3. promoting or linking to software viruses or codes designed to capture information, disrupt or interrupt the functionality of our software or hardware equipment;
  4. will not use any robot spider, scraper or other automated means to gain access to Freeclassifieds.com.au platform and collect contents for whatever purpose without our express written permission;
  5. will not provide false, misleading or harmful information; post or publish or distribute any illegal, threatening, abusive, defamatory, obscene, immoral, indecent, racially offensive, or ethnically offensive goods, services, material, photographs, animations, printed material or statements or post or publish any goods, services, material, photographs, animations, printed material or statements that would encourage criminal activity or give rise to civil or criminal liability;
  6. will not post, publish or distribute material, messages or content that contain spam, chain letters, or pyramid schemes;
  7. will not copy, modify, or distribute any other person's content without their consent or infringe any third-party rights;
  8. will  not impose an unreasonable load on our infrastructure or interfere with the proper working of FreeClassifieds.com.au;
  9. will not harvest or otherwise collect information of third parties like email address, without their consent; and
  10. will not bypass measures used to prevent or restrict access to FreeClassifieds.com.au platform.

5. Use of the Site

You are solely responsible for all information that is submitted to FreeClassifieds.com.au platform and any direct or indirect consequences that arise from the use of FreeClassifieds.com.au.

FreeClassifieds.com.au reserves its right to refuse or delete content that we believe is inappropriate or breaches or is likely to breach our Terms of Use, Posting Policy or Privacy Policy. We reserve our right at our discretion to restrict a User's usage of our site, either temporarily or permanently, or to refuse a User's registration.

You acknowledge that there may be interruptions in service or events that are beyond our control. While we will use reasonable efforts to keep the Site accessible, the Site may be unavailable from time to time for any reason including, without limitation, routine maintenance. You understand and acknowledge that our site may be interrupted, suspended or terminated without notice

6. Limitation in the Use of FreeClassifieds.com.au

Freeclassifieds.com.au will strive to keep the site working properly and to provide safe and protected environment for use of the online community. Please report problems, offensive content and suspected breaches of our policies to FreeClassifieds.com.au as described in the reporting infringement section [Clause 9].

Without limiting other remedies, we may issue warnings, limit or terminate our service, remove a hosted content and take technical and legal steps to keep Users from using FreeClassifieds. com.au platform if we think that User is creating a problem or breaching the letter or the spirit of our policies.

However, whether we decide to take any of these steps, remove hosted content or keep a User off the site, FreeClassifieds will not accept any liability for any adverse consequences for monitoring our site, or for unauthorised or unlawful content posted or published on our site or for unauthorised use of our platform by users.

7. External links and advertisements(Global Marketplace)

Some of FreeClassifieds.com.au features may be displayed on your platform or advertised on third party sites that are part of the global community, like Google search results and other websites.

By using FreeClassifieds.com.au, you agree that your ads can be displayed on our site and third party sites affiliated to FreeClassifieds even without your express permission. The terms and conditions appearing in our platform may be similar to other sites, but you may be required to submit to the laws of another jurisdiction or be subjected to restrictions in the country where your advertisement appears.

We reserve our right to remove your ad if we have received reports or we believe that your ad is causing problems or violates any law or policy of FreeClassifieds.com.au.

8. Content

FreeClassifieds.com.au contains content generated from the site, User contributions and third parties. Content displayed on or through FreeClassifieds.com.au platform is protected as a collective work and/or compilation, pursuant to copyrights laws and international conventions.

Therefore, you agree:

  • not to copy, distribute or modify content from our platform without our express written consent;
  • not to disassemble or decompile, reverse engineer or otherwise attempt to discover any source code contained in Freeclassifieds.com.au;
  • without limiting the foregoing, you agree not to reproduce, copy, sell, resell, or exploit for any purpose any aspect of FreeClassifieds.com.au (other than your own content).

When you give us content, you grant us the right or represent that you have the right to grant us a non-exclusive, worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, sub-licensable right to exercise the copyright, publicity and database rights to that content.

9. Infringement

We do not allow the posting of content that infringes the rights of third parties. This includes, but is not limited to content that infringes on intellectual property rights such as copyright and trademark (e.g. offering counterfeit items for sale). Infringement of copyright or trademark rights must be reported immediately. The person whose rights are being violated may submit a request to have the material removed from the site.

To report an infringement, please email us at report@freeclassifieds.com.au

10. Limitations of Liability

The User:

  1. agrees that he is solely and personally responsible for his actions in the use of FreeClassifieds platform. FreeClassifieds.com.au is not responsible for anything that you post, upload, distribute or publish;
  2. agrees to indemnify FreeClassifieds.com.au and its agents, employees, officers, shareholders, heirs, assigns and representatives from and against all claims and demands for any loss, damage, expenses and legal costs including, but not limited to direct, indirect incidental, and consequential, damagesor economic loss arising out of or relating to:
    1. your use or inability to use of FreeClassifieds.com.au platform and services;
    2. any unauthorised access to or alteration of any information or data at Site;
    3. any statement or conduct of any third party using the FreeClassifieds.com.au platform;
    4. the breach of any representations and warranties under these Terms of Use or any third party site; or
    5. any other matter relating to the use of FreeClassifieds.com.au services and its contents.

The user also agrees that FreeClassifieds.com.au offers no form of buyer protection for purchases made via the website.

FreeClassifieds.com.au does not accept liability of any description for the posting of any unlawful, threatening, abusive, defamatory, obscene or indecent information, or material of any kind which violates or infringes upon the rights of other persons, including without limitation any transmissions constituting or encouraging conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any applicable law.

To the extent legally permitted, we expressly disclaim all warranties, representations and conditions, express or implied, including those of quality, merchantability, merchantable quality, durability, fitness for a particular purpose and those arising by statute.

11. Personal Information

In using FreeClassifieds.com.au, you agree to the collection, transfer, storage and use of your personal information. You also agree to receive marketing communications from us, unless you inform us that you opt not to receive communications from us.

12. Resolution of Disputes

If a dispute arises between you and FreeClassifieds.com.au, we strongly encourage you to first contact us directly to seek a resolution giving us your report in writing at admin@freeclassifieds.com.au

13. Choice of Law and Jurisdiction

These Terms of Use shall be governed by the laws of the State of Victoria, Australia. You agree that any claim or dispute you may have against FreeClassifieds.com.au will be resolved by the courts of the State of Victoria, Australia.

14. Waiver

If FreeClassifieds.com.au does not enforce any particular provision of these Terms of Use we are not waiving our right to do so later. If a court strikes down any of the terms or provisions of these Terms of Use, the remaining terms or provision will survive and remain valid and binding.

15. Notice.

Except for notices relating to illegal or infringing content, your notice to us may be  sent at admin@freeclassifieds.com.au. However, any notice or communication from us will be sent via your e-mail address available in our database.

16. Changes to Terms of Use

We may change or modify the terms and conditions of this Terms of Use without notice to Users at any time. The modifications or changes will be made available on our website.

17. Effect

The updates will take effect when you next post or 30 days after the modified Terms of Use or updated Policy is posted at our site, whichever is earlier. You may terminate your use of all or any of our services if the Terms are modified in a manner that will substantially affect your rights in connection with the use of such services.

 

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