Terms and Conditions

This website is operated by Business News Australia Pty Ltd under the domain name businessnewsaus.com.au and businessnewsaustralia.com

These terms of use as varied from time to time govern your use of the website and all its associated services. By accessing, browsing and/or using the website you will be deemed to have agreed to these Terms. If you do not wish to be bound by these Terms you must discontinue accessing, browsing and/or using the website.

Intellectual Property Rights

You acknowledge that Business News Australia's website, special technology used in connection with the website,

Business News Australia Pty Ltd services, all software, information, communications, text, graphics, links, electronic art, animations, audio, video, photos, and other data available within the website are provided by Business News Australia Pty Ltd or third-party providers and are the copyright works of Business News Australia Pty Ltd and/or third parties that have licensed this work to Business News Australia Pty Ltd.

You may not copy, reproduce, publish, distribute, modify, create derivative works of, rent, lease, sell, transfer, display, transmit, compile or collect in a database, or in any manner commercially exploit any part of the Bloom Group content or our services in whole or in part unless expressly authorised by Business News Australia or the relevant third party owner.

You may only download and print a reasonable quantity of copies of Business News Australia's content for non-commercial, personal or educational use only. The copies must not be modified.

Information does not represent professional advice.

The material provided on the website is provided as general information only. It is not intended as professional advice and must not be relied upon as such.

Prior to entering into a transaction or taking any particular course of action in connection with the website, you should make your own inquiries and seek independent advice tailored to your specific circumstances and objectives.

Prohibition of Unauthorised AI Content Scraping

By accessing, using, or engaging with the content provided on Business News Australia's platform (the "Content"), you agree to comply with the following terms and conditions.

It is strictly prohibited to use any artificial intelligence tools, software, applications, or systems ("AI Tools") to scrape, extract, gather, copy, reproduce, store, or distribute the Content or any part thereof without the express prior written consent of Business News Australia and the payment of any applicable fees as determined by Business News Australia.

Such consent, if granted, shall be subject to specific terms and conditions governing the use of AI Tools for the relevant purpose, and may be revoked at any time at the sole discretion of Business News Australia.

Any unauthorised use of AI Tools to access or engage with the Content shall be considered a violation of Business News Australia's intellectual property rights and may result in legal action, including but not limited to claims for damages, injunctive relief, and any other remedies available under applicable law.

No guarantees

Business News Australia Pty Ltd is designed to provide information to business professionals and entrepreneurs. Business News Australia Pty Ltd does not provide professional advice or endorsements based on information included at its sites. The representations, views, and opinions expressed or implied in any document or image included in, or linked to or from this site, do not necessarily state or reflect those of Business News Australia Pty Ltd. The information on the company pages has been supplied by the relevant company or compiled from publicly available sources or created under direction from those companies and Business News Australia Pty Ltd makes no warranty and accepts no liability for the accuracy of this information.

Before making any commitment, or paying any money, it is essential that prospective buyers make their own careful enquiries, discuss the franchise opportunity with any other franchisees and take appropriate professional advice from an experienced lawyer and accountant.

Accuracy of Information

All material and information on the website is provided in good faith and is believed to be accurate and current as at the date of publication. However, Business News Australia Pty Ltd provides no warranty or guarantee that any material or information on the website or linked websites will be accurate or complete.

Business News Australia Pty Ltd will not be liable for any damages whatsoever whether in an action in contract, negligence or other tort, arising out of or in connection with access to the website or the information and material contained in it. All warranties of any kind are excluded to the maximum extent permitted by law.

Privacy statement

By using this website, you agree to Business News Australia Pty Ltd's privacy statements.

This privacy policy provides obligations, which Business News Australia Pty Ltd is under; in managing the personal information we collect and hold with respect to our clients, potential clients, contractors and others. Business News Australia Pty Ltd is bound by the National Privacy Principles ('NPPs') contained in the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) ('Privacy Act') as amended or varied from time to time.

Information that Business News Australia Pty Ltd collects and holds includes (but is not limited to) names, addresses, contact details, occupations and other information which assist us in conducting our everyday business, providing and marketing our services and meeting our legal obligations.

The type of information we may collect and hold includes personal information about:

  • clients, business associates and potential clients and their employees;
  • suppliers and their employees;
  • prospective employees, employees and contractors; and
  • other people who come into contact with any member of Business News Australia Pty Ltd.

Business News Australia Pty Ltd will generally collect personal information via forms filled out by people, face-to-face meetings, interviews, business cards, telephone conversations and from third parties. Under certain circumstances, Business News Australia Pty Ltd may be provided with personal information about an individual from a third party.

Business News Australia Pty Ltd collects personal information from the Business News Australia Pty Ltd web site (www.businessnewsaustralia.com.au) via the submission of subscription applications and emails. We also use the services of third parties to analyse traffic at that web site, which may involve the use of cookies. Information collected through such analysis is and will remain anonymous.

Business News Australia Pty Ltd may use and disclose your personal information for the primary purpose for which it is collected, for reasonably expected secondary purposes which are related to the primary purpose and in other circumstances authorised by the Privacy Act.

You consent for us to use and disclose your personal information for the following purposes:

  • to conduct our business;
  • to provide and market our services;
  • to communicate with you;
  • to purchase from you;
  • to comply with our legal obligations; and
  • to help us manage and enhance our services.

You consent that we may disclose your personal information to:

  • other members of Business News Australia Pty Ltd;
  • any third parties who assist us in providing services or who perform functions on our behalf (such as mailing houses, specialist consultants and barristers);
  • courts, tribunals and regulatory authorities; and
  • anyone else to whom you authorise us to disclose it to.

Sensitive information

Some personal information, which we collect, is 'sensitive information'. Sensitive information includes information relating to a person's racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religion, trade union or other professional or trade association memberships, sexual preferences, criminal record and health information about an individual.

Sensitive information will be used and disclosed only for the purpose for which it was provided to us or a directly related secondary purpose, unless you agree otherwise, or where it is required by law.

Passwords and Logins

To become a registered user, you must provide a password and an email address. You are entirely responsible if you do not maintain the confidentiality of your password and login name. Furthermore, you are entirely responsible for any and all activities that occur under your login name. You may change your password at any time by following instructions. You may also change your login by contacting customer service. You may also delete services attached to your registration at your convenience.

You agree to immediately notify Business News Australia Pty Ltd of any unauthorised use of your login name or any other breach of security known to you.