Terms and Conditions
StreetsOnline.com.au (“Streets Online”) and all websites and sub-directories on the Streets Online network, is a wholly owned subsidiary and division of Browsing Media ("Browsing") ACN 141 572 965, and is responsible for related print, voice, electronic, wireless and online products, as well as a range of advertising, media, content, location and other business services. Streets Online services ("Services") include Shop Fronts, Social Network Linking, Google listings, and submission of URLs to search engines for listing in their databases and providing Web site optimization and online advertising services. The services are offered to businesses, corporations and organizations known here as the(“customer” or “you”).
1. Terms and Conditions
You agree and continue to agree to use the Services in a manner consistent with all applicable laws and regulations and in accordance with the terms and conditions set out below. You will not engage in any conduct that in the discretion of Streets Online restricts or inhibits any other person from using or enjoying the Services. You agree to use the Services only for lawful purposes. You are prohibited from posting on or transmitting through the Services any unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, profane, hateful, racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable material of any kind, including, but not limited to, any material which encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offence, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any applicable local, state, national or international law. Streets Online may elect to electronically monitor the Services for adherence to these Terms & Conditions and may disclose to the extent permitted by law any content, records or electronic communication of any kind (i) to satisfy any law, regulation or authorized governmental request, (ii) if such disclosure is necessary to operate the Services, or (iii) to protect the rights or property of ineedhits.com or its partners. Streets Online reserves the right to prohibit conduct, communication or content which it deems in its discretion to be harmful to individual users or other third-party rights, or to violate any applicable law.
2. Agreement of Payment
By law, advertising payments placed by you, the customer is intent for the duration you have selected and you cannot cancel for that period of time solely. Payment can be made at anytime, however the date of advertising commences only when your advertising page is live. Payment for advertising may also be made in advance; these payments may not be cancelled at anytime. All payments will be made to and collected by Browsing Media.
a. Service Renewal
You acknowledge that Streets Online Services have the rights to notify you of renewal dates and payments.
b. Subscription Purchases
A contract is created between the customer and Browsing Media, the customer, upon receipt of your advertising payment. Under this contract, you can agree to have Streets Online fulfill various services including Internet advertising through their ShopFront displays and search engine marketing services, on the specified URL/s (web pages) for the full duration of the specified advertising payment subscription period, as purchased. Advanced advertising payments are exempt from refunds, credits or compensation for any outstanding services or deliverable outcomes caused by the early termination/cancellation of the subscription contract by the customer.
d. Streets Online Banner Network
The Streets Online' banner network is displayed across various pages and sites which can change without prior notice. Streets Online will only display banners that are not illegal, unethical or misleading and that are in good taste. Streets Online will not display banners of an adult nature (exception adult dating banners that are in good taste are accepted). Streets Online reserves the right not to create or display banners that either directly or indirectly competes with Streets Online' services or are not in the best interests of Streets Online or its customers. The decision regarding the suitability of any banner rests solely with Streets Online and shall be final. Any payments made for creating or displaying banners on the Streets Online' banner network will be forfeited without eligibility for any form of refund or compensation.
e. Streets Online Newsletter Advertising
Streets Online will only include advertisements that are not illegal, unethical or misleading. Streets Online reserves the right not to create or display advertising that either directly or indirectly competes with any of the Streets Online services or that is not in the best interests of Streets Online or its customers. Advertisements, which are likely to negatively impact the delivery rate of the newsletter, will also not be accepted. Decisions regarding the suitability of any advertisement rest solely with Streets Online and shall be final. Any payments made for creating or displaying advertisements will be forfeited without eligibility for any form of refund or compensation.
f. Search Engine Listing
Streets Online offers a service of listing your ShopFront webpage on various search engines and publicly viewed websites. Whilst Streets Online will endeavour to aim at the highest possible ranking on the most popular search engines, Streets Online will not be liable for any traffic that cannot be delivered to the website in question due to the editorial policies of the search engines regarding the acceptance of advertiser web properties. Ongoing account management fees and advertising fees are billed in advance and on quotation. ShopFront advertisers will be entitled up to 5 key words as part of their ad campaign, the key words will be used as part of the Streets Online service for visitors to any of the Streets Online websites, the selected keywords will not contain explicit words or phrases and all selected keywords must relate to the products and services being offered and must not be misleading in any way.
Search Engine Guidelines For Search Engine Campaigns
Please note that Google and Yahoo! Don't accept websites into their paid search campaigns that fail to comply with the following guidelines: Streets Online are required to follow the guidelines of Google, Yahoo and other major search engine companies.
• The URL must not have a redirect.
• The destination URL must be active and not under construction. The destination URL cannot link to an email address or a file.
• Links to your website must allow users to enter and exit the landing page easily, and to return to the search results page or ad network by clicking once on the browser's "Back" button.
• The landing page should use a secure server (https://) when collecting personal information from users.
• The site must not have Duplicate Content (e.g. affiliate sites).
If you have a site that clashes with these search engine guidelines or if you have a gambling, adult, pharmaceutical, home based business or affiliate sites, please contact Streets Online to find out more about search engine listings.
g. Content Upload
Streets Online provides a client login section that allows paid advertisers to design and self maintain their advertising campaign, it is the sole responsibility to provide information that is relevant to their line of business and not misleading in any way whatsoever, Streets Online is not responsible for the content provided by its clients, it has the rights to remove advertising that it deems illegal, unethical or misleading, such actions will result on a non-refundable policy. Shop Front website displays are developed in HTML, client’s information can be uploaded through the login section, the Shop Front website will have its own individual Hyperlink (i.e. www.brunswickstreet.com.au/index.php/main/shop/businessname) the Hyperlink will be used in the Streets Online search engine listing service. Only upload "Alt Tag" and "Text Link Tag" optimized code elements in cases where a web page is written in simple HTML. If a web page has been designed using dynamic server side languages (i.e. PHP, ASP, CGI) rather than simple HTML, uploading of non Meta Data elements will be the responsibility of the customer and/or their webmaster. Streets Online provide links on all websites for various offerings such as “free stuff”, “what’s new?” and “specials”, it is at the sole discretion of each member to provide genuine information that is not misleading or explicit an any way, uploaded content cannot contain offensive images or information. Employment opportunities advertised through the “local jobs” section of the website are the sole discretion of the business owner to ensure information provided is not misleading in any way; the removal of advertisements for employment is the responsibility of the advertiser. Commercial or residential properties for lease or sale can be advertised in the “Property” section of each website, it is the responsibility of the advertiser to provide accurate information to the public, Streets Online is in no way responsible for any misleading information that has been uploaded to any of the Streets Online websites.
h. Pricing and Billing
3. Promotions and Discounts
a. Advertising Discounts
Streets Online have the rights to offer advertising sponsorship for any or all of the ShopFronts available on any or all of the Streets Online live websites. Corporate sponsorship for ShopFronts can be offered as a free or discounted offering for businesses located on any of the Streets Online websites. Corporate sponsors will be entitled to have their own logo, information, offerings, contact details and links displayed at least 20% of the total ShopFront advertising space.
Streets Online provide a postcard design and delivery service, postcards can be offered free as a promotional campaign or for sale as a standard or customized postcard service. Standard postcards may display the names and details of various businesses on the Streets Online websites, businesses wishing to have their name and details removed from the postcard service will need to contact Streets Online through the website www.streetsonline.com.au or our customer care department at the bottom of this page.
Advertising discounts shall be as represented by the offer as stipulated in the details of the promotion. The discount may be applied to a particular service. The discount shall only be applied to the initial advertising offer and not subsequent (repeating) orders unless stipulated on the www.streetsonline.com.au website as a special offer.
4. Representations and Warranties
You expressly agree that use of the Streets Online service is at your sole risk. The Streets Online service is provided on an "as is" and "as available" basis. Streets Online expressly disclaims all warranties of any kind, express or implied, including without limitation any warranty of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose or non-infringement. Notwithstanding any other provisions of these terms and conditions, where legislation implies any condition or warranty, and that legislation prohibits us from excluding or modifying the application of, or our liability under, any such condition or warranty, that condition or warranty will be deemed included but our liability will be limited for a breach of that condition or warranty to one or more of the following: (a) if the breach relates to goods, (i) the replacement of the goods or the supply of equivalent goods, (ii) the repair of such goods, (iii) the payment of the cost of replacing the goods or of acquiring equivalent goods or (iv) the payment of the cost of having the goods repaired; and (b) if the breach relates to services, (i) the supplying of the services again or (ii) the payment of the cost of having the services supplied again.
a. Warranty Disclaimer
Streets Online shall not be responsible for and web pages, websites or search engine links or URL's dropped or excluded for any reason. Streets Online does not represent, warrant, or guarantee that Customers web pages or websites will achieve a favourable position or any position through its search engine listing service. We cannot control or guarantee that, if any, search engines will accept the submission of your site. Streets Online shall not be responsible for delays or failure of performance resulting from third party Internet service providers who endure delivery problems or failure, or any communication or delivery problems associated with any Streets Online customers. We take all reasonable care in compiling our print and online advertising, newsletters, banners etc. However, the information in our publications and on any of the Streets Online sites are provided 'as is' and we do not warrant or represent that it is complete, current or free from errors or transcripts.
Streets Online Make No Representation About The Suitability Of The Materials On This Site For Any Purpose. All Such Materials Are Provided "As Is" Without Warranty Of Any Kind, Express Or Implied. Streets Online Specifically Disclaim All Warranties And Conditions Of Any Kind, Including All Implied Warranties And Conditions Of Merchantability, Fitness For A Particular Purpose, Title And -Non-Infringement. Neither Streets Online Nor The Browsing Media Shall Have Any Liability Or Responsibility For Any Errors Or Omissions In The Content Of This Site, For Your Action Or Inaction In Connection With This Site Or For Any Damage To Your Computer Or Data Or Any Other Damage You May Incur In Connection With This Site. Your Use Of This Site Is At Your Own Risk. In No Event Shall Either Streets Online, Its Affiliates Or Agents Be Liable For Any Direct, Indirect, Punitive, Incidental, Special Or Consequential Damages Arising Out Of Or In Any Way Connected With The Use Of This Site, The Materials In This Site, The Delay Or Inability To Use This Site Or Otherwise Arising In Connection With This Site, Whether Based On Contract, Tort, Strict Liability Or Otherwise, Even If Advised Of The Possibility Of Any Such Damages. Some States And/Or Jurisdictions Do Not Allow The Exclusion Or Limitation Of Incidental Or Consequential Damages, So The Above Exclusion May Not Apply To You.
b. Service Delivery
Streets Online reserves the right to set a maximum registration process to the search engines of six to seven (6-7) working days deducting weekends (Excluding Banner Advertising campaigns and Newsletter Advertising which are completed after the technical services and submission of your site). Due to any reasons beyond our control that causes your order not to be completed within the above maximum timeframe, either due to problem router systems, internet downtimes or extreme congestion, Streets Online reserves the right to complete the technical services of the orders within 30 working days time of successful charging of an order deducting weekends. Streets Online shall not be responsible for acts or causes beyond its control, including but not limited to: acts of God, strikes, lockouts, communications line or equipment failures, power failures, earthquakes, or other disasters. Streets Online does not warrant or represent that the use or the use of the materials available through the Streets Online service or from third parties will be correct, accurate, timely, reliable or otherwise.
Notwithstanding the security precautions taken against disclosure of information, there are certain conditions that exist on the Internet generally which are outside Streets Online control and could result in a breach of security. You hereby expressly waive any claim against Streets Online arising out of the loss of data through corruption, piracy, and breach of security or for any other reason.
To the maximum extent allowed by law, Streets Online and any of its parent companies, members, subsidiaries, affiliates, service providers, licensors, officers, directors or employees shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, special, incidental or consequential damages (no matter how they arose, including negligence), or for interrupted communications, lost data or lost profits, arising out of or in connection with the Services. Further, Streets Online will not have any liability for any losses arising because its Services are not operational or accessible. This section does not limit liability for bodily injury of a person.
e. Search Engine Listing Money Back Guarantee
Upon request, Streets Online will issue a money back guarantee on the cost of the Search Engine Listing initial month's service(s), if your Shop Front web page link is not included in the specific search engines within 7 days of service completion. This guarantee excludes pages:
• Where the submitted site is not the destination URL including 301, 302 and DNS redirects.
• Without content that can be readily indexed by a search engine, including but not limited to sites, which contain only images or flash content.
• That rely heavily on content or links to content created for another web site, such as affiliate content w which result in a 404 error.
• Which are secure such as https pages
• Where the “robots.txt” file is set-up in a manner that disallows crawling by search engine spiders and web robots.
• On websites with adult (pornographic) material, as tests have shown that these types of sites on average face tougher scrutiny and can tend to exceed the 7 day inclusion timeframe.
Please contact us if you are unsure about any of the above exclusions.
You must apply for the money back guarantee by contacting our customer service team within 30 days of service completion. Applications made after this time period has elapsed will be considered invalid. Any rulings on the above terms of the search engine listing money back guarantee made by Streets Online are final.
f. Online Shopping and eCommerce Stores
Streets Online may provide on behalf of its customers online purchasing through various eCommerce stores. While we will use our best efforts to fulfill all orders, Streets Online cannot guarantee the availability of any particular product displayed in any of the online shopping sites. Streets Online reserves the right to discontinue the sale of any product listed on this Site at any time without notice. Products and prices offered on any of the Streets Online websites may vary from other advertised prices due to varying conditions in different geographic markets.
The prices displayed in any of the Streets Online eCommerce Stores are in Australian dollars and are valid and effective only within Australia, GST pricing will be added to final cost of sale, such prices may not include shipping and handling, if applicable, which will be added to your total invoice price. You are responsible for the payment of any shipping and handling charges that may apply to your order.
While our goal is a 100% error-free Site, we do not guarantee that any content is accurate or complete, including price information and product specifications. If we discover price errors, they will be corrected on our systems, and the corrected price will apply to your order. Streets Online reserves the right to revoke any stated offer and to correct any errors, inaccuracies or omissions (including after an order has been submitted and accepted).
Copyright material in this Web site (including text, photos, graphics, logos, icons, sound recordings and software) is owned or licensed by Streets Online. Other than for the purposes of, and subject to the conditions prescribed under, the Copyright Act 1968 (Cth) and similar legislation which applies in your location, and except as expressly authorised by these terms and conditions, you may not in any form or by any means:
- Adapt, reproduce, store, distribute, print, display, perform, publish or create derivative works from any part of this Web site; or
- Commercialise any information, products or services obtained from any part of this Web site without our written permission.
- Except where otherwise specified, any word or device to which is attached the ™, ® or © symbol is a registered trademark.
a. Use of Trade Marks
If you use any of our trademarks in reference to our activities, products or services, you must include a statement attributing that trademark to us. You must not use any of our trademarks:
• in or as the whole or part of your own trademarks;
• in connection with activities, products or services which are not ours;
• in a manner which may be confusing, misleading or deceptive;
• in a manner that disparages us or our information, products or services (including this Web site).
Unless we agree otherwise in writing, you are provided with access to this Web site only for your personal use. You are authorised to print a copy of any information contained on this Web site for your personal use, unless such printing is expressly prohibited. Without limiting the foregoing, you may not without our written permission on-sell information obtained from this Web site. This Web site may contain links to other Web sites ("linked Web sites"). Those links are provided for convenience only and may not remain current or be maintained. We are not responsible for the content or privacy practices associated with linked Web sites. Our links with linked Web sites should not be construed as an endorsement, approval or recommendation by us of the owners or operators of those linked Web sites, or of any information, graphics, materials, products or services referred to or contained on those linked Web sites, unless and to the extent stipulated to the contrary.
We reserve the right to amend these terms and conditions from time to time. Amendments will be effective immediately upon notification on this Web site. Your continued use of the Web site following such notification will represent an agreement by you to be bound by the terms and conditions as amended.
If you have any questions about this agreement, please call us on
Phone + 61 3 9489 8884
and / or log on to www.streetsonline.com.au/index.php/contactus , or write us at:
Browsing Media Customer Care Centre
231 Victoria Road, Northcote