1.1 This website www.stihl.com.au (‘Site’) is operated by ANDREAS STIHL AG & Co. KG ('STIHL'). STIHL's contact details are provided below.
1.2 This document sets out the terms and conditions that govern the use of the Site (‘Terms’). Please review these Terms carefully. By accessing the Site (other than to read these Terms for the first time), you accept and agree to these Terms. You must not use the Site if you do not agree with these Terms.
1.3 To the extent permitted by law, we may revise these Terms at any time. Please check the Terms in force upon each visit to the Site.
1.4 This Site is intended for use by residents of Australia only. If you are looking at this Site from outside of these named territories Australia, you are advised to visit www.stihl.com from where you will be able to find the STIHL company website most appropriate to you.
1.5 If any provision of these Terms is found to be void, unlawful or unenforceable for any reason, then that portion of the provision which creates the invalidity, unlawfulness or unenforceability will be severable from these Terms and will not otherwise affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.
1.6 These Terms are governed by the laws of the State of Victoria, Australia.
3 Use of Site
3.1 You must only use the Site for its intended purpose and in accordance with applicable laws.
3.2 You must not bypass any security mechanisms imposed by the Site or interfere with the normal operations of the Site.
4.1 Material incorporated in this Site, including all names, trademarks and logos, belongs to us or our licensors. All text, pictures, graphics, audio files and other information published here and their design (content) are protected by copyright. Unless otherwise expressly stated, you are not authorised to use, copy, reproduce or otherwise exploit any of this protected content. In particular, it is not permissible to reproduce, reuse, retransmit, adapt, publish, broadcast or distribute pictures or designs from the Site and use them for your own purposes without prior written permission.
4.2 You may download a single copy of material incorporated in the Site for your own use to decide whether or not to purchase a STIHL product or to further your use of a previously purchased product. Use of such material other than as provided is prohibited.
4.3 You must not misuse this Site. You will not: commit or encourage a criminal offence; transmit or distribute a virus, Trojan, worm, logic bomb or post any other material which is malicious, technologically harmful, in breach of confidence or in any way offensive or obscene; hack into any aspect of the Site; corrupt data; cause annoyance to other users on the Site; infringe upon the rights of any other person's proprietary rights; send any unsolicited advertising or promotional material using the Site or information obtained from the Site, commonly referred to as "spam"; or attempt to affect the performance or functionality of any computer facilities of or accessed through this Site. To the maximum extent permitted by law, we will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of this Site or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it.
5 Disclaimer of Liability
5.1 To the extent permitted by law, the materials provided on this Site are provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis, and we do not warrant that access to the Site will be uninterrupted or that the services and features offered on the Site will be error-free or available when required. We may block access to the Site for security reasons. We reserve the right to change or discontinue any feature on the Site, availability of the Site and/or the software required to access it.
5.2 Nothing shall limit STIHL's liability for death or personal injury caused by its negligence, or that of its employees. Subject to the above the maximum extent permitted by law, we shall not be liable for any damages, including direct, indirect or consequential losses, loss of profits or data, or business interruption, arising from your use or inability to use this Site, or your use of or reliance on the information on this Site, whether arising in contract, tort (including negligence) or otherwise, whether or not it is caused by our negligence and whether or not the possibility of loss was known to us. We recommend reading relevant owner manuals prior to using any of our equipment. Our Site content is subject to constant change. While we take the greatest possible care in compiling our Web pages, to the maximum extent permitted by law, we make no warranty or representation as to the accuracy, currency or completeness of any information on the Site.
5.3 Without limiting clauses 5.1 and 5.2, STIHL we may provide general and product guidance and the 'How To' section on this Site. This is provided for information purposes, general interest and enquiry only and is not professional opinion or advice. This is preliminary guidance only and professional advice should be sought from your local STIHL Dealer in respect of the matters dealt with in that section.
5.4 In relation to any condition, warranty, representation or guarantee implied or imposed by law that cannot be lawfully excluded, where permitted by law, our liability is limited, at our sole discretion, to the minimum obligations or liabilities permitted by law, including, in the case of services, resupply of the services or payment of the cost of supplying the services again.
5.5 Any link that may be provided to any third party website is provided for your convenience. We do not endorse or have control over the content of any third party website to which a link is provided unless expressly stated otherwise. We make no representations as to the accuracy of any third party websites and are not responsible for such websites that we may link to. We will not be held liable for and do not warrant the content of Websites to which our Site provides a direct or indirect link. Visitors follow links to other websites and home pages at their own risk and use them in accordance with the conditions of use applicable to the websites concerned.
6.1 We take reasonable steps to protect the security of the Site. However, we cannot guarantee its security. When using the Site, you must take precautions to ensure that you are not exposed to the risk of viruses, malicious computer code or other forms of interference which may damage your own computer system. We do not accept responsibility for any interference or damage to your systems which arises in connection with your use of the Site.
7 Linking to this Site
7.1 You may link to our home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it. You must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists.
7.2 You must not establish a link from any website that is not owned by you.
7.3 This Site must not be framed on any other site, inclusive of the stihl-dealer.com.au domain and any respective sub-domains, nor may you create a link to any part of this Site other than the home page. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.
8 Contacting Us
Site operator is: ANDREAS STIHL AG & Co. KG ('STIHL')
STIHL Pty Ltd
5 Kingston Park Court, Knoxfield VIC 3180 Australia
Telephone: (03) 9215 6666
These Terms were last updated on 22 February 2019.
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