SECTION 1: USE OF INFORMATION AND CONTENT ON THE SITE

You acknowledge that HLS Productions Pty Ltd (“HLS”)  reserves the right to modify, revise or discontinue the Site, or any features, functionality or services provided as part of or in connection with the Site, without prior notice.

Generally speaking, all information or materials contained on the Site (including but not limited to all graphics, images, video clips, audio, video, images, or other types of content) (“Site Information”) is the property of HLS and/or its suppliers.

Certain portions of the Site have been designated as areas in which members of the public may post information or materials (defined below as “Posted Information”). All such Posted Information remains the property of its respective owner(s). Please see Section 2: Posted Information below for further details regarding Posted Information.

Unless otherwise noted in a particular document, HLS hereby authorises you to electronically copy or print in hard copy any document published by HLS on the Site solely for your internal reference purpose. In consideration of and as a condition to this authorisation, you agree that all such copies shall retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained therein. Any other use of information provided by HLS without prior written approval from HLS or the appropriate supplier is strictly prohibited.

Certain documents published on the Site may contain other restrictions, proprietary notices and/or copyright information relating to that individual document, including but not limited to notices that limit or prohibit your ability to make copies of that document. Please review all additional notices before making any copies.

Nothing contained in these Terms of Use shall be construed as conferring by implication, estoppel or otherwise any licence or right under any patent, copyright or trademark of HLS, its suppliers, or any other third party.

EXCEPT AS OTHERWISE EXPRESSLY PROVIDED IN THE SITE, YOU MAY NOT DISTRIBUTE, EXCHANGE, MODIFY, SELL OR TRANSMIT ANYTHING YOU COPY FROM THE SITE. UNAUTHORISED USE OF THE MATERIALS OR INFORMATION CONTAINED HEREIN MAY CONSTITUTE A VIOLATION OF APPLICABLE CRIMINAL OR CIVIL LAWS, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO COPYRIGHT, TRADEMARK, OR PRIVACY LAWS.

DESIGN AND LAYOUT

The design of the Site is the property of HLS. Elements of the Site, including but not limited to logos, graphics, sounds or images, are protected by copyright, and other laws, and may not be copied or imitated, unless specifically indicated.

LINKS TO THIRD PARTY SITES

Any links to third party sites are provided solely for your convenience. Such sites are not under the control of HLS, and HLS is not responsible for their content, any changes or updates to them, or the collection of any personal data or information by the operators of such sites.

USER PRIVACY INFORMATION

“HLS will protect your personal information in accordance with its Privacy Policy.”

USER FEEDBACK AND IMPROPER TRANSMISSIONS

Except for Posted Information or personal information, if you transmit to or otherwise provide to HLS any feedback (such as questions, comments, suggestions, or the like) or data or materials (“User Feedback”), such User Feedback shall be deemed to be non-confidential and non-proprietary. HLS shall have no obligation of any kind with respect to such User Feedback and shall be free to reproduce, use, disclose, modify, display and distribute the User Feedback to others without limitation. By transmitting such User Feedback to HLS, you are deemed to grant to HLS a perpetual, worldwide, royalty-free, irrevocable, non-exclusive licence (with rights to sublicence) to use any ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques contained in such User Feedback for any purpose whatsoever, including but not limited to developing, manufacturing and marketing products incorporating such User Feedback.

You are prohibited from posting or transmitting to the Site any unsolicited chain letters or “spam”, or any threatening, harassing, libellous, false, defamatory, offensive, obscene, or pornographic material, or other material that would violate any applicable law or regulation, including but not limited to any federal or state laws or regulations governing equal employment opportunities. However, if such communications do occur, HLS will have no liability related to the content of any such communications.

Except where such information qualifies as Posted Information, you may not post or transmit to the Site any advertising, surveys, promotional materials, contests, or any other commercial or non-commercial solicitations.

You are also prohibited from impersonating any individual. HLS may, but is not obligated to, review or monitor areas on the Site where users may transmit or post communications, including discussion groups, bulletin boards, chat rooms, and user forums. HLS is not responsible for the accuracy of any Posted Information, including but not limited to information, data, opinions, advice, or statements transmitted or posted in discussion groups, bulletin boards, chat rooms, and user forums.

DELETION AND LOCKOUT

Failure to adhere to any of these Terms of Use may result in messages and/or Posted Information being blocked, deleted from the Site and possible lockout. HLS also reserves the right to take any actions it deems necessary or appropriate to protect the Site and its content.

CONTESTS

From time to time, you may be invited to participate in contests or similar events. Such events may require you to submit additional personal information to participate. Each event shall be subject to separate rules, and you should review all applicable rules before participating. Please see the Privacy Policy for additional detail.

LINKING AND FRAMING

You are permitted to view the Site only in its full presentation form and are prohibited from “framing” the Site. It is recommended you link to the Site only by linking to the HLS home page located at www.hooklinesinker.tv The Site uses dynamic webpage delivery and specific Site URLs can be expected to change from time to time.

VIOLATION OF TERMS OF USE

You acknowledge that HLS has the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate your access to the Site, without liability to you or any third party, if you violate any of these Terms of Use, violate the rights of HLS, interfere with any other user’s access or use of the Site, or if HLS decides that your use is otherwise detrimental to HLS, the Site, or HLS’s suppliers. If you believe that someone has violated theseTerms of Use, you may contact HLS at info@hooklinesinker.tv. HLS may decide, in its discretion, to investigate the report and decide, in its sole discretion, to take any action relating to that report. HLS does not have any obligation or liability to you for the performance or non-performance of those activities.

SITE SERVICES

HLS may, from time to time, offer through the Site certain services that may be subject to their own specific terms and conditions (“Service Terms and Conditions”). In the event of any conflict between those Service Terms and Conditions and these Terms of Use, the applicable Service Terms and Conditions shall control. Please be sure to review any applicable Service Terms and Conditions before making use of a Site service.

GENERAL

These terms are be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Tasmania, Australia. You agree to submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the State of Tasmania, Australia. The provisions of this User Agreement are severable and if any provision of this User Agreement is held to be invalid or unenforceable, that provision may be removed and the remaining provisions will be enforced.

Headings are for reference purposes only and in no way define, limit, construe or describe the scope or extent of such section. Our failure to act with respect to a breach of this User Agreement by you or others does not waive our right to act with respect to subsequent or similar breaches.

This User Agreement and end Service Agreement set out the entire understanding and agreement between you, the user and HLS.

SECTION 2: POSTED INFORMATION

ALL POSTED INFORMATION IS PUBLIC

HLS has reserved certain portions of the Site to permit registered users to post materials or information, including but not limited to opinions, comments, conversations or questions (“Posted Information”). HLS has provided those special sections with the intent of making Posted Information publicly available to anyone who wishes to view it.

By using these services and posting or transmitting to HLS for posting such Posted Information, you thereby acknowledge and agree that all Posted Information is publicly available to any viewer of the Site. You further acknowledge and agree that HLS shall have no responsibility, liability, or obligation to you with regard to the Posted Information, its protection, its use or misuse in any way whatsoever by any entity, including but not limited to HLS itself. Without limiting the foregoing, you agree that the Posted Information is exempt from the application of HLS’s Privacy Policy.

LICENCE TO POSTED INFORMATION

By submitting the Posted Information for publication on the Site, you grant to HLS, and its subsidiaries and affiliates, a perpetual, worldwide, royalty-free, irrevocable, sublicenceable, non-exclusive right to use, reproduce, display, modify, create derivative works, and distribute (in any format whatsoever) the Posted Information for any purpose related to the Site, other sites and off-line publications.

You also hereby authorise any third party who lawfully accesses the Posted Information via the Site to make an electronic copy or print in hard copy the Posted Information, or portion thereof, solely for such third party’s internal reference purposes.

If your Posted Information includes links to internet sites (“Posted Links”), you are deemed, to the extent you are able, to grant to HLS a worldwide, royalty-free, sublicenceable, non-exclusive right to display Posted Links for so long as the Posted Information is available on the Site. HLS reserves the right in its sole discretion to remove any Posted Links for any reason whatsoever.

Inclusion of any links (Posted Links or others) in Posted Information does not imply any endorsement by or responsibility of HLS with regard to the contents of sites related to User Links.

USE AND MONITORING OF POSTED INFORMATION

The decision to make Posted Information available, or to use or respond to Posted Information, is yours alone. HLS has only made a portion of the Site available for the publication, distribution, and review of Posted Information. HLS is not involved in any transactions between the users who submit Posted Information and the users who view or use such information. Without limiting the generality of foregoing, HLS is not responsible for any employment, hiring, purchase, lease, rent, or any other decisions whatsoever made by any person or entity with regard to the Posted Information contained on the Site.

In addition, please note that HLS cannot confirm that anyone is who they say they are. You assume all risks relating to any dealings you may undertake with anyone you encounter through the Site.

HLS has no obligation to review, screen, or edit any Posted Information, either in advance, or after posting. HLS may post the Posted Information as submitted by the person registered to post the information, but will not accept any responsibility or liability for the accuracy of or omissions in such Posted Information. Inclusion of Posted Information on this Site does not imply any endorsement by HLS of the Posted Information.

HLS reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to take any actions with respect to Posted Information that it deems are in the best interests of HLS or the Site, including but not limited to rejecting Posted Information, removing Posted Information, and/or revoking the access of any user who violates these Terms of Use.

USER REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES

HLS respects the intellectual property rights of others, and expects its users to do the same. Users are prohibited from posting anything on the Site that violates the intellectual property rights of others. Therefore, by registering or submitting Posted Information, you hereby represent and warrant:

  1. You have all right, title, and interest to such Posted Information, including but not limited to any consent, authorisation, release, clearance or licence from any third party (such as, but not limited to, any release related to rights of privacy or publicity) necessary for you to abide by these Terms of Use and make the Posted Information available;
  2. That the Posted Information does not violate or constitute the infringement of any patent, copyright, trademark, trade secret, right of privacy, right of publicity, moral rights, or other intellectual property right recognised by any applicable jurisdiction (“Intellectual Property Rights”) of any person or entity, or otherwise constitute the breach of any agreement with any other person or entity;
  3. That you are who you say you are, that you have not submitted fictitious, false or inaccurate information about yourself, and that all information contained in the Posted Information is true and your own information; and
  4. That the Posted Information does not contain any threatening, harassing, libellous, false, defamatory, offensive, obscene, or pornographic material, or other material that would violate any other applicable law or regulation.

By reviewing or using the Posted Information, you represent and warrant:

  1. That you will only use it for lawful purposes;
  2. That your use will not violate or constitute the infringement of the Intellectual Property Rights of HLS or any other person or entity or otherwise constitute the breach of any agreement with any other person or entity; and
  3. That your use will not constitute an unlawful, threatening, harassing, libellous, false, defamatory, offensive, obscene, or pornographic use, or otherwise violate any other applicable law or regulation.

SECTION 3: DISCLAIMERS, EXCLUSIONS, LIMITATIONS, INDEMNIFICATION

For avoidance of doubt, please note that the term “Site” as used in Section 3 encompasses all content of this Site whatsoever, including but not limited to Posted Information.

DISCLAIMERS

We do not guarantee continuous, uninterrupted or secure access to our Site and Services.

Except as provided by law, we provide our Site and Services “as is” and without any warranty or condition, express or implied. To the maximum extent permitted by law, we specifically disclaim the implied warranties of title, merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose.
We accept no responsibility for any errors, omissions or viruses contained on this Site or for the accuracy, suitability or otherwise of information on our Site. Furthermore, we accept no responsibility for any links on this Site to webpages not controlled, associated or affiliated with us.

We will not be liable for any loss or damage you suffer or liability you incur arising out of or in connection with the use of this Site or the Services or the information contained in it, including lost profits or any special, incidental or consequential damages (however arising, including negligence).

To the extent that we are able to limit the remedies available under this User Agreement, we expressly limit our liability for breach of a condition or warranty implied by virtue of any legislation to the following remedies (the choice of which is to be at our sole discretion):

(a) in the case of goods, any one or more of the following:

  • the replacement of the goods or supply of equivalent goods;
  • the repair of the goods;
  • the payment of the costs of replacing the goods or of acquiring equivalent goods; or
  • the payment of the costs of having the goods repaired; and

(b) in the case of services:

  • supply of the services again; or
  • the payment of the cost of having the services supplied again.

This User Agreement is not intended to limit or exclude any liability on our part, where and to the extent that applicable law prohibits the exclusion or limitation.

INDEMNIFICATION

You agree to indemnify, hold harmless, and defend HLS and its suppliers, officers, directors, employees, agents, affiliates, subsidiaries (collectively “Indemnified Parties”) from and against any and all liability, loss, claim, damages, expense, or cost (including but not limited to legal fees), incurred by or made against the Indemnified Parties in connection with any claim arising from or related to your use of the Site, the placement, posting or transmission of any messages, information, software, content or other materials on or through the Site by you or users of your account, or any breach or violation of these Terms of Use by you or users of your account. You agree to fully cooperate as reasonably required by an Indemnified Party(ies). Each Indemnified Party may, at its own expense, assume the exclusive defence and control of any matter for which it is indemnified hereunder. You shall not settle any matter without the consent of the applicable Indemnified Party.

NO AGENCY

No agency, partnership, joint venture, employee-employer or franchiser-franchisee relationship is intended or created between you and us by this User Agreement.

HLS Productions Pty Ltd (ABN 901 221 151 302) is the Site owner and operator.