Terms and Conditions

Welcome to the HRascent website, which is provided by HR Ascent Pty Ltd (ACN 140 071 389) (“HRascent”, “we”, or “us”). These website terms and conditions of use (“Terms”) apply to all users and viewers of the website (“you” or “user”) even if you are just browsing, so it is important that you read and understand them.

Your use of this website is also governed by our Privacy Policy. Together with the Privacy Policy, these Terms form the whole of the agreement between you and HRascent in respect of your use of the website, including any purchases made through the website.

Without limiting the way in which you may be bound by these Terms, by signing a document agreeing to be bound by these Terms, by clicking a button, or checkbox on your computer screen indicating your acceptance of these Terms, or by proceeding to use the website, you will be deemed to have accepted and will be bound by these Terms.

If you do not agree to these Terms, then you must not use this website.

Your use of this website
This website is for your personal, non commercial use, unless otherwise approved by HRascent. You are free to simply browse our website to learn more about us and what we do. You should carefully consider whether this website and the services and products we provide are suitable for your needs, and get independent advice if you need it.

You agree that HRascent may restrict or modify the website and its capabilities at any time (including restricting certain parts of the website for use solely by certain users), and discontinue the website (or parts of it), or the services and products available on the website at any time.

You must not (without HRascent’s express permission):
(a) post or transmit anything to this website or to us, or otherwise use the website in any way, that is misleading, fraudulent or unlawful or is otherwise threatening, abusive, defamatory, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, vulgar, offensive, obscene, profane or objectionable;
(b) restrict or stop other users from using or enjoying this website;
(c) access data or any part of the website that is not intended for you or which you are not authorised to access, or attempt to obtain goods or services to which you are not entitled;
(d) modify, copy, distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish or license any material on this website;
(e) use or attempt to use any material published on the website to create any web site or publication;
(f) transfer or sell any information, functionality, products or services offered on the website, or represent that you are entitled to do so;
(g) pretend that you are, or that you represent, someone else;
(h) probe, scan or test a system or network to breach security or authentication measures;
(i) track or monitor any content, user, or website functionality without our authorisation; or
(j) impose an unreasonable load on our systems or networks.

If we believe that you have not complied with these Terms at any time, we may immediately cancel or terminate your access to this website, or restrict your use of the website, and you agree that we may do so without prior notice to you and without liability to you or anyone else.

Product and/or service information
Nothing on this website shall be construed as a promotion or advertisement for a product or service which is not allowed, or is otherwise contrary to law, in the country concerned. This website and its contents are presented in general form and provided for informational purposes only. While HRascent uses reasonable efforts to obtain information from sources which it believes to be reliable, to the extent permitted by law, HRascent makes no warranties or representations that its products are fit for any particular purpose, suitable for use by any particular person, accurate or reliable.

Information provided on this website may vary by country and not all products and or services may be available in every country. Just because a product or service is referred to on the website, it does not imply that such product or service is or will be available in your country. The products and services referred to on this website may be subject to different regulatory requirements depending on the country.

Your personal information
The personal information you provide to us must be accurate and complete.
Any personal information you provide to HRascent will be collected, used and stored for the purpose of providing information about our products or services, processing your orders or requests, communicating with you as a member of the HRascent community, or as otherwise stated at the point of collection or in our privacy policy.

Your content
Nothing in these Terms affects the ownership of any words, images, or other materials that you post or submit to the website, or otherwise provide to us (“Content”). By providing Content to us, you:
(a) represent that any information comprising the Content is true and correct and acknowledge that HRascent will rely on that information in entering into any agreement with you;
(b) promise that you own, or have the right to use, any Content that you submit on or via the website, and that use of your Content on or via the website will not infringe anyone else’s rights; and
(c) you give us a world-wide, non-exclusive, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free licence to use, publish, reproduce, modify and communicate your Content for the purpose of operating the website and the HRascent business, included providing goods and/or services to you. Your Content will only be made publicly available if you post it in a public place on the website. We may edit, modify, delete, remove or take down any Content which we believe (in our sole discretion) is in breach of these Terms, without notice to you and without us incurring any liability.

Our content
Everything on this website (excluding your Content) is either owned by us or is licensed to us (“HRascent IP”). This includes the design, compilation and look and feel of this website, all copyright, trademarks, designs and other intellectual property displayed on or incorporated into the website. We also own the trade marks, logos and business names and domain names used in connection with the website and HRascent business (unless otherwise stated).
We give you an exclusive, revocable, world-wide, royalty-free licence to access, use, and download the HRascent IP to the limited extent required to access and use our website, including communicating with us and buying our goods or services, in accordance with these Terms. You must not copy, reproduce, adapt, transmit or distribute any of our content or use the HRascent IP in any way not expressly stated in these Terms (or otherwise allowed by law).

Change & Access
HRascent does its best to provide current and accurate information on the website. However, things sometimes change, and so we may need to update or remove products, statements and representations made, or available, on the website from time to time. The website will usually be available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Sometimes the website may be unavailable while we conduct maintenance, or for technical or other reasons. We will try to give you notice before any planned outages, and keep interruptions to a minimum, but we are not responsible for any delay, loss, or other damage you might suffer as a result of any error or interruption in accessing our website.

This website uses cookie technology in order to provide information and services to website visitors. Cookies are pieces of information that a website transfers to your computer’s hard disk for record keeping purposes and are a necessary part of facilitating online transactions. Most web browsers are set to accept cookies. Cookies are useful to estimate our number of users and determine overall traffic patterns through our website. If you do not wish to receive any cookies you may set your browser to refuse cookies, however you may not be able to take full advantage of the services available on our website.

You are not allowed, without the prior written consent of HRascent, to frame, deep link, mirror or retransmit any part of the website or its content, or quote or use whole or parts of the website or its content in a third party website. If you are interested in linking to our website, please contact us.

This website may contain links to other websites which are owned by third parties, such as our partners and supporters. These links are provided solely for your convenience and are not an indication that HRascent endorses the products or services that are provided by that website. When accessing third party sites and using those products and services you agree and undertake to do so at your own risk.

Our liability to you
We do not promise that the content or products available on this website (or your access to it) will be uninterrupted or error free, that any defects will be corrected, or that the website, content or products are free of viruses or any other harmful components. We make no promises regarding correctness, completeness, reliability or otherwise regarding your access to the website, your use of it or the content available on the website (including any products).

HRascent and its related entities will not be liable to you, whether in contract, tort (including negligence) or otherwise for any loss of profit, business, goodwill, revenue, customers, capital, reputation, data, anticipated savings or benefits or any other damages such as indirect, incidental, special, punitive, consequential or similar damages arising from your use of this website, its content, products or services.

Subject to the non-excludable provisions of the Australian Consumer Law (Schedule 2 of the Consumer and Competition Act 2010) and any other non-excludable term implied by law, this website and all of HRascent’s products and services are provided on an “as is” basis without warranties of any kind, either express or implied, and HRascent excludes all warranties, representations, and liability of any kind (including in negligence) in connection with the website, or any products or services advertised or offered for sale via the website. To the extent any liability of HRascent cannot be excluded, HRascent limits that liability, to the maximum extent permitted by law, to (at our election):
(a) the replacement or repair of the goods or the supply of equivalent goods supplied to you by HRascent;
(b) the payment of the cost of replacing the goods or of acquiring equivalent goods; or
(c) the Product Fee paid in respect of the relevant goods and if you have not paid any monies to HRascent, then $10.00.

Your liability to us
You are liable and solely responsible for:
(a) any Content you submit via the website;
(b) your breach of anyone else’s intellectual property rights;
(c) your breach of these Terms; and
(d) your breach of any applicable law.

You agree to indemnify HRascent (including our directors, officers, employees, contractors, assigns, and related bodies corporate) (HRascent Parties) from and against any and all claims (including in negligence), liabilities, costs, expenses (including legal fees) and loss suffered or incurred by the HRascent Parties and arising in any way from any of the matters set out in (a) – (d) above.

We reserve the right, at our own expense, to assume the exclusive defence and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, and in such case, you agree to cooperate with our defence of such claims.

1. The material provided by us on our website, including these Terms, contains the whole of the agreement between HRascent and you, and HRascent will not be liable for any representations made in relation to HRascent or the goods or services it offers by any other person or means.
2. These Terms are governed by the laws in force in Victoria, Australia. You irrevocably and unconditionally submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Victoria, Australia and any courts which may hear appeals from those courts.
3. Invalidity of any provisions in these Terms does not affect any other provisions. Any delay or failure by us to enforce any rights under these Terms does not constitute waiver.
4. We may from time to time make changes to these Terms, and it is your responsibility to ensure that you check these Terms each time you visit our website. Your continued use of this website means that you have accepted any changes we have made.
5. All prices displayed on the website and referred to in these Terms are, unless otherwise indicated in context, in Australian Dollars and exclusive of GST.

Contact us
Please contact us if you have any questions about these Terms.
Telephone: +61 (0)3 9654 3210
Email: info@hrascent.com
Website: www.HRascent.com
Post: GPO Box 4879, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 3001
Last updated: February 2018