1. Acceptance of our Terms
By visiting the website Truckline.com.au (hereinafter referred to as ‘the Site’), viewing, accessing or otherwise using any of the services or information created, collected, compiled or submitted to the site, you agree to be bound by the following Terms and Conditions of Service. If you do not want to be bound by our Terms your only option is not to visit, view or otherwise use the services of the site. You understand, agree and acknowledge that these Terms constitute a legally binding agreement between you and the Site and that your use of the Site shall indicate your conclusive acceptance of this agreement. Anyone accessing the other pages of the Site declares his or her acceptance of the rules by doing so.
2. Provision of Services
You agree and acknowledge that Truckline is entitled to modify, improve or discontinue any of its services at its sole discretion and without notice to you even if it may result in you being prevented from accessing any information contained in it. Furthermore, you agree and acknowledge that Truckline is entitled to provide services to you through subsidiaries or affiliated entities.
3. Purpose of the Site
The sole purpose of the Site is to illustrate, disseminate, advertise and inform people about Truckline products and services (hereinafter referred to as ‘Information’). Unless specifically stated, none of the Information contained in the Site can be considered a promise to the public or binding in any way for any negotiation or commercial relationship. Any information contained in the Site is to be considered purely indicative and does not in any way commit Truckline, nor managers of the Site, nor any other third parties referred to on the Site via links.
4. Proprietary Rights
You acknowledge and agree that Truckline may contain proprietary and confidential information including trademarks, service marks and patents protected by intellectual property laws and international intellectual property treaties.
Unless specifically stated otherwise, any trademark, logo, picture, drawing, sound, music, film, software, or anything else present in the Site (hereinafter referred to as ‘Items’) are covered by relevant rights that protect their ownership such as, by way of example and not exhaustively, trade mark rights, patent rights, copyright, etc… Said rights are all lawfully held by Truckline or licensed to Truckline by the lawful owners received in concession by Truckline from the lawful owners. Any use of the Items (copying, including partial copying, hardcopy etc) other than strictly personal use is therefore forbidden. By strictly personal use we refer to the filing on a personal computer or printing of the items to be conserved as documentation for personal use. The following are therefore to be considered not strictly personal use – and as such unlawful 0 the distribution and transmission of the Items to third parties (this includes making them available to other sites), their modification, republication and reutilisation by insertion in other documents or files and any other form of re-elaboration. Our content may not be sold, reproduced, or distributed without our written permission.
Any third-party trademarks, service marks and logos are the property of their respective owners. Any further rights not specifically granted herein are reserved.
5. Submitted Content
When you submit content to the Site, you simultaneously grant Truckline an irrevocable, worldwide, royalty free license to publish, display, modify, distribute and syndicate your content worldwide. You confirm and warrant that you have the required authority to grant the above license to the Site.
6. Termination of Agreement
The Terms of this agreement will continue to apply in perpetuity until terminated by either party without notice at any time for any reason. Terms that are to continue in perpetuity shall be unaffected by the termination of this agreement.
7. Disclaimer of Warranties
You understand and agree that your use of the Site is entirely at your own risk and that our services are provided "As Is" and "As Available". Truckline does not make any express or implied warranties, endorsements or representations whatsoever as to the operation of the Sites, information, content, materials, or products. This shall include, but not be limited to, implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement, and warranties that access to or use of the service will be uninterrupted or error-free or that defects in the service will be corrected.
8. Limitation of Liability
You understand and agree that Truckline and any of its subsidiaries or affiliates shall in no event be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, or exemplary damages. This shall include, but not be limited to damages for loss of profits, business interruption, business reputation or goodwill, loss of programs or information or other intangible loss arising out of the use of or the inability to use the service, or information, or any permanent or temporary cessation of such service or access to information, or the deletion or corruption of any content or information, or the failure to store any content or information. The above limitation shall apply whether or not Truckline has been advised of or should have been aware of the possibility of such damages. In jurisdictions where the exclusion or limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages is not allowed the liability of Truckline is limited to the greatest extent permitted by law.
Truckline is in no way responsible for any damage arising from access to the Site and the use of downloading of the Items present, whether said damage is the result of defects, errors, or anything else, or the result of the inability to use the material in the Site.
9. External Content
The Site may include hyperlinks to third-party content, advertising or websites. You acknowledge and agree that Truckline is not responsible for and does not endorse any advertising, products or resource available from such resources or websites.
Truckline is not responsible for the content of sites connected by links to the Truckline Site, nor for the content of non-Truckline sites to which the Site refers you via links.
You expressly understand and agree to submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the country, state, province or territory determined solely by Truckline to resolve any legal matter arising from this agreement or related to your use of the Site. If the court of law having jurisdiction, rules that any provision of the agreement is invalid, then that provision will be removed from the Terms and the remaining Terms will continue to be valid.
11. Entire Agreement
Because the information is purely indicative, any guarantee of its correctness or comprehensiveness must be ruled out. It is also ruled out that any information contained in the Site may in any way and for any reason bind Truckline, or the other entities indicated or referred to by the Site, via links. In particular it must be ruled out that they information contained in the Site is valid in all countries where it is possible to access the Site. Any user requiring precise, detailed information, must contact Truckline Australia. It is also possible that the information contained in the Site may arbitrarily be modified by Truckline at any moment and for any reason, without what is stated, either before or after the changes, bind Truckline in any way.
You understand and agree that the above Terms constitute the entire general agreement between you and Truckline. You may be subject to additional Terms and conditions when you use, purchase or access other services, affiliate services or third-party content or material.
12. Changes to the Terms
Truckline reserves the right to modify these Terms from time to time at our sole discretion and without any notice. Changes to our Terms become effective on the date they are posted and your continued use of the Site after any changes to Terms will signify your agreement to be bound by them.
13. Personal Data Protection
Truckline applies the personal data protection in its proper attitude and culture and in compliance with the law in the terms and the spirit of the law. This protection regards everyone who is in contact with Truckline whether as employee, supplier, customer, potential customer, or mere visitor to its Site.
Every visitor to the Site is free to decide to release or not to release his or her personal data. No personal data will be registered in the Truckline Site unless the visitor is clearly and specifically informed of the possibility of registering his or her personal data. To avoid errors and misunderstandings, no personal data may be registered without further and final confirmation by the visitor.
Truckline utilises cookie technology to perform statistical analysis of its Site. A cookie is a small informative element sent by the Web site contacted and saved on the hard disk by the browser on your computer. The Truckline Site traces the cookie’s route (an activity known as ‘click stream”, in other words, it records the routes taken by visitors to a site, passing from one page to another), although this activity does not recognise or identify the user who has entered the Site, so as to collect statistical data about its Site, such as the pages visited or downloaded, etc.. We repeat that none of this information is linked to you individually. The cookie does not capture your personal e-mail address or any private information about you. The information collected from cookie traces are only evaluated as a whole. Truckline also uses the log files of the web server to contact visitors and to asses the technical capabilities of our site.
We use all this information to find out how many people visit the Site, to organise the pages in the most accessible manner possible, to simplify visits to the Site and to make the pages more useful to visitors.
We collect information about traffic in the Site but not about individual visitors. As a result no information regarding you in particular will be kept or used.
15. Email, Mailing List
If for any reason you should wish to send e-mail messages to the Site, or the Site itself invites you to enter a mailing list to receive information of interest to you on your computer, we repeat that if one of these possibilities should require the registration of your personal data, this will always be done in compliance with the personal data protection code. As a result any registration will only take place after explicit repeated authorisation.
Truckline complies with Australian privacy laws and guidelines. Truckline treats information collected by it as confidential. Information supplied by you will only be used for the purposes for which you gave it to us. We do not share information about you with other agencies or other organisations without your permission unless it:
• Is necessary to provide you with a service that you have requested;
• Is required or authorised by law;
• Will prevent or lessen a serious and imminent threat to somebody’s health.
You may gain access to personal information about you that we hold. You can have us correct any errors or delete the information we have about you. You may opt out of any further contact from us.