• Terms and Conditions

    1. In these terms and conditions “We” or “Us” refers to A & I Consulting Pty Ltd (ABN 43 059 636 225).

    2. These terms and conditions are governed by the laws of the State of Victoria, Australia. You and A & I Consulting Pty Ltd agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts Victoria. If you choose to access this site from another location compliance with any applicable local laws is your responsibility.

    3. By using this website you accept these terms and conditions as the terms of a legally binding contract between you and Us and you acknowledge that you have read and understand these terms and conditions.

    4. If any of these terms and conditions are held to be invalid, unenforceable or illegal for any reason, the remaining terms and conditions shall nevertheless continue in full force and effect.

    5. You indemnify us and keep us indemnified for any loss or damage suffered by you or any third party as a result of you (i) infringing on our intellectual property rights or (ii) using this website or its contents in a malicious or defamatory manner or (iii) providing us with incorrect, false or misleading information.

    6. We make no warranties of any kind, whether express or implied, regarding this site or its contents. You use this site on an ‘as is’ basis at your own risk. To the extent permitted by law we will not be liable for any loss or damage whatsoever (including direct, indirect, special, consequential or punitive damages), which you may suffer in connection with your use of this site. You agree to indemnify us and keep us indemnified against any claim made against us in connection with your use of this site.

    7. We do not endorse or accept responsibility for the content of any advertisements on this site or the content of any sites that we may link to.

    8. We do not accept liability for any loss or damage, which you may suffer in connection with your reliance on any information contained in this website. We do not warrant that information contained on this site is accurate, complete, or current.

    9. We reserve the right to amend these terms and conditions from time to time.

    10. The material on this site is protected by copyright. Unless otherwise indicated, all rights in all content, are owned by A & I Consulting Pty Ltd.

    11. You are not authorised to use this site or the contents of this site for any purpose other than personal information.

    12. We will not sell trade or distribute the personal details of our members or mailing list subscribers to any third party except as specified in clause 13 below.

    13. In the event of a sale of this website any personal information collected by us about you may be transferred to and shared with the purchasor of this website.

    14. We may use Google Adsense or other third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our website. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address, or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you.

    15. We may keep your e-mail address on our records for the purpose of marketing and promotional communication.

    16. We may keep records of email communication between us and you.

    17. You may un-subscribe from our mailing list at any time by following a link on the e-mail or by contacting us.

    18. By submitting, posting, commenting or displaying your content on our site, you grant us a worldwide, royalty-free, non-exclusive license to use your content. If you believe that your work was copied or posted on our Website in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please contact us. We will respond to allegations of copyright violations in accordance with laws relevant in Victoria, or the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) if relevant. Please note that you will be liable for damages if you misrepresent your ownership of any copyrights.

    19. The forum on this website is not open to the general public. You declare that you are part of the optical industry if you register as a member of the forum.

    20. You remain solely responsible for the content of your forum posts, blogs and comments, and you agree to indemnify us for any consequences of your forum posts, blogs and comments. We reserve the right to reveal your identity (or any information we have about you) in the event of a complaint or legal action arising from any information posted by you.

    21. You agree to never give your forum access password to any other person. You also agree to never use another member's account to post messages or browse this forum.

    22. You do not have to use your real name on this forum. However, please be aware that your identity can be uncovered in the even of legal proceedings or serious misconduct. Your IP address is recorded with every post you make.

    23. Although the administrators and moderators of this forum will attempt to keep all objectionable messages off this site, it is impossible for us to review all messages. All messages express the views of the author, and we will not be held responsible for the content of any message.

    24. You warrant that you will not post on this forum any messages that are obscene, vulgar, sexually-oriented, hateful, threatening, or otherwise violative of any laws.

    25. The owners of Optom Forum reserve the right to remove, edit, move or close any content item for any reason.