If you use any of the FBM Sites, you agree to be bound by these terms. Fairfax reserves the right to change these terms by posting changes online. It is your responsibility to check the terms regularly. Your continued use of the FBM Sites after any changes are made to these terms constitutes an acknowledgement and agreement by you that you accept and agree to be bound by the terms and any changes made to them.
Should you object to any of these conditions or any subsequent modifications your only recourse is to immediately discontinue your use of the FBM Sites.
Accuracy of information
All material on the FBM Sites is provided in good faith and is derived from sources believed to be accurate and current as at the date of publication. Your use of the FBM Sites is at your own sole risk. Access to the FBM Sites is provided on an "as available" basis. Unless expressly stated otherwise, neither Fairfax nor its related bodies corporate, its or their directors or employees or any Content Provider (collectively, the "Protected Parties") makes any representation or warranty that any material on any of the FBM Sites will be reliable, accurate or complete or that your access to any of the FBM Sites will be uninterrupted, timely or secure.
Neither Fairfax nor any of the Protected Parties will be liable for any damage or loss resulting from any errors in or omissions from the material on the FBM Sites, nor any action or decision by you in reliance on the material on the FBM Sites, nor any interruption, delay in operation or transmission, virus, communications failure, internet access difficulties, or malfunction in equipment or software. Fairfax reserves the right at any time without prior notice to change or discontinue any feature of the FBM Sites and to change the presentation or substance of the material on the FBM Sites if required to do so by reasons outside its control or if the material is changed or ceases to be provided for any reason by a Content Provider.
General information - non advisory
The material on the FBM Sites provides general information only. It is not intended as advice and must not be relied upon as such. The material has not been prepared by taking into account the investment objectives, financial situation or needs of any individual investors. You should make your own inquiries and if necessary take independent advice tailored to your specific circumstances before making any decisions. None of the material on the FBM Sites constitutes, and must not be construed as, an offer of securities or other financial products. Nor is it an invitation or recommendation to you to deal in securities or other financial products.
Copyright and intellectual property
The material on the FBM Sites is copyright protected and in some cases is published by Fairfax under licence. Except for the temporary copy held in the computer's cache and a single permanent copy for your personal reference, the material may not otherwise be used, copied, reproduced, published, distributed, sold or resold, stored in a retrieval system, altered or transmitted in any form or by any means in whole or part or otherwise disseminated to others (except where such use constitutes fair dealing under the Copyright Act 1968 (Cth)) without the prior written approval of Fairfax or the appropriate Content Provider or other supplier or licensor of Fairfax.
AFR, afr.com, the AFR logo and the newspaper mastheads on afr.com and the other FBM Sites are trademarks or registered trademarks of Fairfax and its related bodies corporate. Other trademarks and logos may be displayed on afr.com and the other FBM Sites from time to time. These may belong to a Content Provider or other third party. Nothing displayed on afr.com or the FBM Sites should be construed as granting any licence or right of use of any logo, masthead or trademark displayed, without the express written permission of the relevant owner.
Third party links and advertising
Hyperlinks and pointers to websites operated by third parties will appear on the FBM Sites from time to time. These websites do not form part of the FBM Sites and are not under the control of Fairfax or its related bodies corporate and neither Fairfax nor its related bodies corporate have any responsibility for the content of any such hyperlink or linked website. If you link to any such websites, you leave the FBM Sites and do so entirely at your own risk. The FBM Sites displays third party advertisements, which may or may not contain hyperlinks or referral buttons to websites operated by third parties. The display of such advertising does not in any way imply a recommendation or endorsement by Fairfax or its related bodies corporate of the relevant advertiser, its products or services or any such linked website. If you contact a third party using functionality provided on the FBM Sites, including via e-mail, Fairfax accepts no responsibility for any actions taken by that third party in response to your communication or for any transactions entered into between you and the relevant third party.
Your use of the FBM Sites
Without limiting any other provision of these terms and conditions, you may not use or permit the use of any part of the material on the FBM Sites:
You agree to abide by all applicable laws and regulations in accessing and using the FBM Sites and the material on it. If Fairfax determines or suspects that you have breached these terms or if it is required to do so by a Content Provider because of a suspected breach by you of these terms, Fairfax may immediately suspend or terminate your access to any of the FBM Sites. You agree to indemnify Fairfax and the Protected Parties against any losses, liabilities, damages, costs or expenses suffered or incurred by them in connection with any breach of these terms and conditions or any other legal obligation by you or your use of or conduct on the FBM Sites. Fairfax has no obligation to you to monitor your use of the FBM Sites. However, Fairfax retains the right at all times to monitor, retain and disclose any information relating to your use of the FBM Sites as necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process, governmental request or legal obligation.
Disclosure of benefits
Reports and newsletters offered for sale or subscription by a Content Provider may from time to time be referred to or advertised on the FBM Sites. Fairfax or its related bodies corporate may receive a referral commission based on sales or subscriptions of such reports and newsletters taken up by users of the FBM Sites. Fairfax has entered into agreements with Content Providers under which it pays a fee for the information and data provided by the Content Providers. Except as outlined above, Fairfax does not receive any commissions or other benefits from Content Providers based on the material you access or use on the FBM Sites.
Limitation of liability
Fairfax, and its related bodies corporate, do not exclude any rights or remedies available to you under any legislation that cannot be excluded, restricted or modified. Otherwise, all conditions and warranties in respect of the FBM Sites and the material on it that may be implied by law are excluded. To the extent Fairfax supplies goods or services which are not of a kind ordinarily acquired for personal, domestic or household use or consumption, its liability for breach of any implied warranty or condition which cannot be excluded is restricted, at Fairfax's option, to:
Subject to the above qualifications, you expressly agree that in no circumstances will Fairfax or the Protected Parties be liable to you for any damage or loss (including, but not limited to, any indirect or consequential loss or any loss of profits or revenues whatsoever) however caused (including, but not limited to, by the negligence of Fairfax or a Protected Party) suffered or incurred by you in connection with your use of the FBM Sites.
In entering into this agreement with you and obtaining the benefit of any exclusion of liability, disclaimer or indemnity, Fairfax acts on its own behalf and as trustee for each of the Protected Parties. Where specific provisions of these terms and conditions relate to a particular Content Provider, they are not intended to limit or otherwise affect the application of other general provisions to Fairfax or other Content Providers. These terms and all other additional terms which govern your use and access to the FBM Sites will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Singapore