Legal Issues

Boring, but important stuff.

By accessing “Ozexpats.com” (hereinafter “Ozexpats”, “we”, “us”, “our”), you agree to be legally bound by the following terms. If you do not agree to be legally bound by all of the following terms then please do not access and/or use “Ozexpats”.  We may change these terms at any time, for technical and commercial reasons, and will do our utmost to inform you of the changes, but it would be sensible  to review these regularly, as your continued usage of “Ozexpats” after changes mean you agree to be legally bound by these terms following their updating or amendment.

“Ozexpats’ may not screen communications in advance and is not responsible for screening or monitoring material posted by Users. Nor do we guarantee the accuracy, integrity, or quality of such User content. All messages made available as part of this discussion group and any opinions, advice, statements or other information contained in any messages posted or transmitted by any third party are the responsibility of the author of that message and not of Ozexpats.

As part of the conditions of use applying to Ozexpats:

- You agree not to post any material which is abusive, false, defamatory, derogatory, inaccurate,  vulgar, hateful, racist, harassing, obscene, profane, sexually oriented, threatening, invasive of a person's privacy, or otherwise in violation of any law. Contravention of this agreement may result in civil or criminal action being taken against you. You also agree not to post any copyrighted material unless you own the copyright or have the consent of the owner of the copyrighted material.

- You agree not to post any forum or private messages advertising or promoting a particular website, product, service or venture (regardless of whether it is for profit or not) unless it is in direct response and relevant to a request for such information and any interest, direct or indirect, you may have is fully disclosed.

- You agree not to use the public forums to "name and shame" companies or individuals.

- You agree not to use the public forums for the promotion of political or religious groups or ideologies, spam, advertising, petitions, chain letters, pyramid schemes or solicitations of any kind.

- Promotion of political groups or ideologies, any form of spam, flooding, advertisements, petitions, chain letters, pyramid schemes or solicitations of any kind are strictly prohibited.

Anyone who feels that a posted message is objectionable should notify Ozexpats immediately. We retain the right to remove objectionable content, within a reasonable time frame, if we determine that removal is necessary.  Any removal will be completed as soon as possible. We also retain the right to edit, move or delete any posted message and suspend, delete or deny any account or account registration request without giving any reason. Account owners are expressly prohibited from opening a new account if an earlier account has been closed or suspended or earlier registration request denied. You acknowledge that all posts made to this website express the views and opinions of the author and not the site owner, administrators or moderators (except for messages by these people) who cannot be held liable for the contents of such posts.  The messages express the views of the author, not necessarily the views of this forum.