A "User" is anyone who reads, accesses, browses, crawls, scrapes, contributes or submits Content (defined below) to, or in any way uses the Site.
By using the Site, or by clicking to accept or agree to the User Terms when the option is made available to you:
- You acknowledge that you've read, understood, and concluded a legally binding contract with us in which you agree to be bound and abide by these Terms and any additional documents or policies referred to in these Terms;
- You consent to receive communications from us electronically; we will communicate with you by email or by posting notices on the Site; and
- You agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures, and other communications that we provide to you electronically via email or by posting notices on the Site satisfy any legal requirements that such communications be in writing.
Changes to These Terms
These Terms may be revised from time to time. The most current version of these User Terms will be located here. You understand and agree that your access to or use of the Site is governed by the Terms effective at the time of your access to or use of the Site. You should revisit these Terms on a regular basis as revised versions will be binding on you. Any such modification will be effective upon our posting of the new Terms here. You understand and agree that your continued access to or use of the Site after the effective date of modifications to the Terms indicates your acceptance of the modifications.
Conditions of Use
To access or use the Site, you must be 13 years of age or older, and have the requisite power and authority to enter into these User Terms. You may not access or use the Site if you are a competitor of ours, or if we have previously banned you from the Site.
We grant you permission to use the Site subject to the restrictions set out in these User Terms. It is a condition of your use of the Site that the information you provide is correct, current, and complete. Your use of the Site is at your own risk, including the risk that you may be exposed to content that is offensive, indecent, inaccurate, objectionable, or otherwise inappropriate. You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to the Site. You are responsible for ensuring that all persons who access it through your internet connection are aware of these Terms, and that they comply with them.
Liability or Loss Arising from Use
This Is Construction, its proprietors, agents, officers, contractors, employees, nor any third parties (“This Is Construction”, “We” or “Us”) shall not be held liable for any loss of any kind occurring or arising from the use of its Products, the distribution of its content, the reliance on its information or any other use.
As a user of our Site and Products, you acknowledge and agree that your use of the Site, Products and Services, including the submission of any content or information, is at your sole risk, and to the maximum amount permitted by law, This Is Construction including its proprietors, agents, officers, contractors, employees, and any third parties, disclaims any and all liability to you for any loss or liability relating to such use or information in any way.
The contents of This Is Construction’s site, such as text, graphics, images, videos and other material contained on the site (“Content”) are for informational purposes only. The Content is not intended to be a substitute for professional design, engineering or construction advice or solutions.
Whilst the Content may include examples of design, engineering and construction solutions, the solutions have been developed by construction professionals for specific projects and should not be applied to any other projects without consultation with the appropriate design, engineering and/or construction professional. Always seek the advice of a professional regarding your own project, building or structure.
Information provided with regards to building products, material performance, durability, sustainability, time, cost, quality, Australian Standards, building codes, compliance, or performance outcome shall not be relied upon whatsoever. Always check details with the relevant manufacturer, design professional, engineer, construction professional, certifier or other relevant qualified professional before proceeding with the use of any product, material, technique, methodology or solution contained on our Site. We will not be held liable for any loss resulting from the reliance on our Content.
We shall not be held liable for any inaccuracies contained within our Content and are not liable for any loss of any kind occurring from the reliance on inaccurate information. It is the responsibility of the user to ensure the accuracy of any Content by seeking advice from an appropriate professional or other relevant party.
The Content is owned by This Is Construction and is protected by copyright and trademark laws. These Terms grant you a personal, non-exclusive, non-transferable, revocable license to access and view the Content. The Content is to be used solely for non-commercial informational purposes only and may not be copied, reproduced or exploited in all or any part. Further, you shall not modify, distribute, create derivative works of, publicly display, publicly perform, republish, download, store or transmit any of the material on our Site, except as incidental to normal web browsing, such as the making of temporary copies in RAM or the cache of your internet browser, and for features of the site that enable sharing via email, social media, linking and other platforms expressly enabled by the site.
We strive to respect the copyright of others and seek permission for the Content published on our site. If you feel our Content violates your copyright, you are encouraged to notify us through our Contact page. We will respond to all such notices, including as required or appropriate by removing the infringing material or disabling all links to the infringing material.
The Site allows users to submit information and articles for publishing and sharing with other users (“User Content”).
By contributing User Content to the Site or creating it on the Site you automatically grant to us an irrevocable and perpetual, non-exclusive, transferable, fully-paid, royalty-free, worldwide license, by ourselves or with others, to use, copy, distribute, publicly perform, publicly display, print, publish, republish, excerpt (in whole or in part), reformat, translate, modify, revise and incorporate into other works, that User Content and any works derived from that User Content, in any form of media or expression.
This license also grants us the right to sublicense that User Content to other Users to permit their use of that Content.
By submitting content you consent to use of that information, that the information is yours, and you are authorised to give consent to publishing and publicising that information.
We reserve the right to refrain from publishing any information submitted by users for any or no reason whatsoever.
This Is Construction creates content such as written articles, videos and social media posts using general information submitted by users. Where user-submitted information is edited, modified, rewritten, created or produced into original or unique content by This Is Construction (without engaging us under a paid service agreement), we retain complete ownership and copyright over such content. As such, this content shall be protected under the applicable copyright laws and the Intellectual Property clause above.
Where content is created under a paid service agreement (i.e. where you engage and pay This Is Construction to prepare content for you such as through an ongoing sponsorship or a single engagement) then you retain ownership and copyright of the completed work and may republish it on your own website.
In the case that you submit a fully-written completed article or piece of content that is republished on the Site, then you, or the company you represent, retain ownership of the content and grant This Is Construction with a irrevocable and perpetual, non-exclusive, transferable, fully-paid, royalty-free, worldwide license, by ourselves or with others, to use, copy, distribute, publicly perform, publicly display, print, publish, republish, excerpt (in whole or in part), reformat, translate, modify, revise and incorporate into other works, that User Content and any works derived from that User Content, in any form of media or expression.
The Site may present advertisements (including, but not limited to native advertisements, advertorials, branded content and the like) for, or links to, third party websites, products, and/or services (“Ads”). We hold no responsibility for these Ads or their contents, links or any other material. We will not be liable for any errors, omissions, or any losses or damages that occur as a result of your participation with, use of, or reliance on the Ads including any goods, products or services offered by the Ads.