As a user of the BlueScope corporate website ('www.bluescope.com'), you are bound by the following terms and conditions. Accordingly, you should review them in relation to all or part(s) of the website.
By allowing you to access the website, BlueScope Steel Limited (BlueScope) grants to you a licence. By accessing the website, you accept the terms and conditions of this licence.
Pursuant to this licence and subject to the absolute right of BlueScope to vary access to all or any part(s) of the website, you acquire a non-exclusive right to:
If you wish to download and use any material contained in the website for a temporary purpose (such as viewing offline), you may do so.
However, downloading material contained in the website for reproduction by you may only be done upon receipt of prior written consent from BlueScope, and upon payment of any fee required by BlueScopeto be paid by you for that use.
You hereby undertake the following obligations:
BlueScope does not warrant that the material in the website is accurate, complete or up to date. The existence of inaccurate, incomplete or superceded material in the website will not cause BlueScope to be in breach of the terms of this licence.
BlueScope reserves the right to change, add or remove any material in or from the website without notice.
BlueScope does not warrant that the functions contained in the website or third-party websites will be uninterrupted or without error, that defects will be corrected, or that electronic material in the website and other third-party websites are free of viruses or other harmful components.
To the extent permitted by law, all implied terms are excluded. If any statute implies terms into this licence, which cannot be lawfully excluded, such terms will apply to this licence, save that the liability of BlueScope for breach of any such implied term will be limited, at the option of BlueScope, to any one or more of the following:
BlueScope will not be liable for any indirect or consequential losses arising out of a breach of this licence, or arising out of the supply of a defective program or incorrect materials.
When deciding to visit the website, you acknowledge that you have exercised your independent judgment and have not relied on any representation made by BlueScope which has not been stated expressly in this licence or upon any descriptions or illustrations or specifications contained in any document including catalogues or publicity material produced by BlueScope (which material may be out of date or superceded).
You acknowledge that the material in the website is the subject of copyright© and that it is the subject of other intellectual property and legal rights (including third-party rights).
You must not, during or at any time after the expiry or termination of this licence, permit any act which infringes any of those rights and, without limiting the generality of the foregoing, you specifically acknowledge that you may not copy the material in the website, except as otherwise expressly authorised by this licence.
Subscribers to services of the website may store in digital format in computer terminals, databases or other repositories material which is supplied in the normal course of a subscription.
Password access is restricted to a single subscriber. Passwords and user names must not be distributed to any other person, body or corporation.
Subscribers must take due care to protect the copyright of materials from unauthorised use, copying, reproduction, lending, reselling, manipulation, disassembly, distribution or publication. In the event that a subscriber breaches this duty, or if it is found that a subscriber's conduct violates applicable law, BlueScope may immediately suspend or terminate a subscriber's subscription without notice.
You must indemnify and keep BlueScope indemnified fully against all liabilities, damages, claims, losses, costs and expenses, which BlueScope may incur to a third party or you as a result of your breach of the provisions of this licence.
This website may contain hyperlinks to other websites operated by third parties. You accept that BlueScope has no control over, and is not responsible for, any material contained on any third-party websites. You may be required to comply with all requirements of any third party over the conditions of use of that third party's website.
Users are prohibited from placing a link to the website without the prior written consent of BlueScope and on terms satisfactory to BlueScope.
You accept that BlueScope takes no responsibility for any error or omission relating to the material contained in the website.
You accept that BlueScope makes no undertakings to provide access to the website at any particular time, or for any particular length of time. You agree that BlueScope will not be held liable for any lapse in the website's accessibility, or any consequences whatsoever that flow from the unavailability of the website.
This licence commences upon your accessing the website and is granted in perpetuity. However, the licence may be terminated without notice by BlueScope if you are in breach of any terms of this licence.
Upon termination, you or your representative must destroy any copies, electronic and printed, of material obtained from the website that you have in your possession or under your control or otherwise return or dispose of such material in the manner directed by BlueScope.
Termination pursuant to this clause shall not affect any rights or remedies, which BlueScope may otherwise have under this licence or at law.
These are the current terms and conditions of the licence.
BlueScope may at any time vary and amend the terms and conditions of this licence by publishing the varied Terms and Conditions of Use on the website. You accept that by doing this, BlueScope has provided you with sufficient notice of the variation and amendment.
It is your responsibility to familiarise yourself with the current terms and conditions each time you visit the website.
Failure or neglect by BlueScope to enforce at any time any of the provisions of this licence shall not be construed or deemed to be a waiver of the rights of BlueScope under this licence.
This licence shall be governed by and construed according to the laws of the state of Victoria, Australia.
'BlueScope' means BlueScope Steel Limited and all of its related bodies corporate. A related body corporate means a related body corporate as defined in the Corporations Law of Australia.
'Hyperlink' means any mechanism of providing a link from one location on the Internet (or a web page) to another location on the Internet (or a different web page, or a different location on the same web page), and includes any mechanism for linking to, or providing access to, files via the Internet.
'Intellectual Property' means all intellectual property rights as defined by Article 2 of the World Intellectual Property Organisation Convention of 1967, in any inventions, designs, trademarks, trade names, circuit layouts, plant varieties, business and domain names, logos and get-up, confidential information, matter, materials or works accessible on or via the BlueScope websites.