Terms of Use

BWL Corporation Pty Ltd, and its legal affiliates, employees, managers, officers, agents and partners (collectively “Bluewater Lawyers”) have created and manage the Bluewater Lawyers, website and any other affiliated products (“Services”) for Your use and enjoyment.

By accessing or using the Services, You agree to the Terms of Use set out below (“Terms”). The Terms include our privacy policy and any other terms or conditions used by Bluewater Lawyers.

We may change the Terms at our discretion and without notice. A version of the current Terms will be available on this website as they are changed. By continuing to use our website You accept the Terms as they apply from time to time.

1. Website material not professional advice

The content - including publications - on this website (“Content”) is intended only to provide a summary and general overview on matters of interest. It is not intended to be comprehensive nor does it constitute professional advice. We attempt to ensure that the Content is current but we do not guarantee its currency. You should seek appropriate financial, legal or other professional advice before acting or relying on any of the Content.

Your use of this website or the receipt of any information from us or this website is not intended to create nor does it create a business-client relationship between You and Bluewater Lawyers.

This website may include content provided by third parties, including materials provided by other users, bloggers and third-party licensors, syndicators, aggregators and/or reporting services. All statements and/or opinions expressed in these materials, and all articles and responses to questions and other content, other than the content provided by the Bluewater Lawyers, are solely the opinions and the responsibility of the person or entity providing those materials. These materials do not necessarily reflect the opinion of the Bluewater Lawyers. We are not responsible, or liable to you or any third party, for the content or accuracy of any materials provided by any third parties.

2. Liability

Bluewater Lawyers will not be liable for any act or omission contained within this website or any affiliated website.

Bluewater Lawyers is not responsible to you or anyone else for any loss suffered in connection with the use of this website or any of the content. This includes, but is not limited to, the transmission of any computer virus.

You understand that we cannot and do not guarantee or warrant that files available for downloading from the internet or the website will be free of viruses or other destructive code. You are responsible for implementing sufficient procedures and checkpoints to satisfy your particular requirements for anti-virus protection and accuracy of data input and output, and for maintaining a means external to our site for any reconstruction of any lost data. We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of the website or any services or items obtained through the website or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it.

Your use of the website, its content and any services or items obtained through the website is at your own risk. Bluewater Lawyers makes no warranties or representations about this website or any of the content. Without limiting the foregoing, neither the company nor anyone associated with the company represents or warrants that the website, its content or any services or items obtained through the website will be accurate, reliable, error-free or uninterrupted, that defects will be corrected, that our site or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or other harmful components or that the website or any services or items obtained through the website will otherwise meet your needs or expectations.

We exclude, to the maximum extent permitted by law, any liability which may arise as a result of the use of this website, its content or the information on it. Where liability cannot be excluded, any liability incurred by us in relation to the use of this website or the content is limited to the extent provided for by the Australian Consumer Law (Schedule 2 of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth)). To the extent permitted by law, we will not be liable for any indirect, incidental, special or consequential loss.

3. Indemnification

You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Bluewater Lawyers, its affiliates, licensors and service providers, and its and their respective officers, directors, employees, contractors, agents, licensors, suppliers, successors and assigns from and against any claims, liabilities, damages, judgments, awards, losses, costs, expenses or fees (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) arising out of or relating to your violation of these Terms or your use of the website, any use of the website’s content, services and products other than as expressly authorised in these Terms or your use of any information obtained from the website.

4. Bluewater Lawyers’ intellectual property

Unless otherwise indicated, Bluewater Lawyers owns the intellectual property and copyright related to the Services.

Some of the copyright in the content may be owned by someone else and is included on our website under a licence or agreement.

You may only access and use the content for non-commercial or personal use unless you have prior written approval from us. You may print out any content on this website for your personal use. All other use, copying or reproduction of this website or any part of it is prohibited (except to the extent permitted by law). None of the content or any part of it may be reproduced on any other Internet website.

If you seek to reproduce or otherwise use the content in any way, it is your responsibility to obtain approval for such use where necessary.

5. Links from websites

Our website is linked to other websites over which we have no control. We make no representations about the accuracy of information contained on those websites. We are not liable for the content of those websites.

6. Jurisdiction

Bluewater Lawyers does not represent that it holds the authorisations and approvals required to provide the Services in all jurisdictions where the Services may be viewed or used. You must ensure that access to and use of Bluewater Lawyers and the Services is in accordance with the laws of Your jurisdiction.

7. Spam

Bluewater Lawyers publishes electronic addresses on this website to facilitate communication relating to our business functions. This is not to be inferred as consent by Bluewater Lawyers or the relevant addressees to receiving unsolicited commercial electronic messages or SPAM.

8. Exclusive venue

To the extent the parties are permitted under these Terms to initiate litigation in a court, both You and Bluewater Lawyers agree that all claims and disputes arising out of or relating to the Terms or the use of the Services will be litigated exclusively in the relevant court in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. You and Bluewater Lawyers consent to the exclusive jurisdiction of these courts.

9. Choice of law

The laws of Australia and Queensland govern these Terms and any disputes arising out of or relating to these Terms or their subject matter, including tort claims.