Terms and Conditions

Terms and Conditions


1. Website Terms of Use

Use of the website Ozmovies (the Ozmovies Website) is subject to the terms of use set out in this document. All users of the Ozmovies Website must agree to these terms of use. If you do not agree to the terms of use, you are not permitted to use the Ozmovies Website.

We reserve the right to change these terms of use at any time. If we make any change to these terms of use, any use of the Ozmovies website from the time at which the change was made is subject to the new terms of use.

2. Intellectual property

Ozmovies owns the intellectual property in Ozmovies’ name and logos and original material created for the site. All site content included on this site, such as text, graphics, logos, button icons, images, audio clips (if any), video clips (if any), digital downloads, data compilations, and software, is the property of Ozmovies or its content suppliers and protected by Australian and international copyright laws. The compilation of all content on this site is the exclusive property of Ozmovies and protected by Australian copyright laws. All software used on this site is the property of Ozmovies or its software suppliers and protected by Australian and international copyright laws.

Ozmovies is intended for purposes relating to education, research, criticism, and review for movie poster, video or DVD purchases, and for the study and enjoyment of the productions described.

Images provided are designed to supplement the critical, and editorial reviews on the site, and the information provided in relation to productions, in accordance with the fair use doctrine of U.S. copyright law and ‘fair dealing’ under Australian law. Ozmovies does not charge visitors a fee to access the material on the site, and the site does not contain or distribute any third-party owned audio-visual material.

General information about copyright and fair use can be found at the the Arts Law Centre of Australia website, at http://www.artslaw.com.au/info-sheets/info-sheet/legal-issues-for-bloggers/.  The Arts Law Centre website is not affiliated in any way with Ozmovies.

Ozmovies does not own the intellectual property rights in the original film and still materials referenced on the Ozmovies Website. Any and all rights in this material remains with the original copyright owners.

Images presented on this site are derived from motion picture productions, and associated marketing activities, including posters and covers, or from content and materials previously published on the Internet.

Images are cropped and presented in low resolution, and are designed to illustrate the principle text and themes and information explored in relation to the production, and do not affect the ability of the rights owner(s) to market and sell their product in any way. Such images are presented only for fair use purposes, and for educational, informational and critical use. Images are not to be reproduced elsewhere for commercial gain.

The images are presented within the context of a specific film under review, which will usually include a detailed description of the film, identifying the image as part of the film’s development, production, distribution or exhibition, and may also include images of the makers and participants in the film. Included within the text of head and tail credits of individual films - wherever possible and available - are the original copyright notices and rights' claims associated with the production, and any other known other holders or licensees or assignees.

Ozmovies does not condone or support violations of intellectual property rights, and provides information on the commercial availability of film and television productions with the express purpose of encouraging the legal acquisition of said productions.

You must not provide a link to any material on the Ozmovies Website if the presentation or operation of that link might mislead or confuse others to believe that we have any affiliation or connection with you or your activities, or endorse or approve of you or your activities.

You may not frame or utilize framing techniques to enclose any trademark, logo, or other proprietary information (including images, text, page layout, or form) of Ozmovies without express written consent. You may not use any meta tags or any other "hidden text" utilizing Ozmovies' name or trademarks without the express written consent of Ozmovies.

You must not copy, republish, distribute or otherwise use the Ozmovies logo, except with Ozmovies' written permission.

3. Links to external websites

The Ozmovies Website may contain links to other websites. Those links are provided for convenience only, and may become out of date. Ozmovies has no control over, and accepts no liability for, any material on any third party website or for the activities (including privacy practices) of any the owners and/or operators of any third party website.

Unless expressly stated to the contrary on the Ozmovies Website, a link on the Ozmovies Website to another website must not be understood as indicating that Ozmovies endorses, approves or recommends the owner and/or operator of the website to which the link leads, or that Ozmovies endorses, approves or recommends the goods or services made available via that website.

You are granted a limited, revocable, and non-exclusive right to create a hyperlink to Ozmovies.com.au, so long as the link does not portray Ozmovies, and its services in a false, misleading, derogatory, or otherwise offensive matter,  and is not related to a breach of intellectual property rights. You may not use any Ozmovie logo or other proprietary graphic or trademark as part of the link without express written permission.

4. Use at own risk

a. Your Account

If you have registered with Ozmovies, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of log-in information, and for restricting access to your computer, and you agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account or password. By accepting these terms and conditions you indemnify Ozmovies from any action arising as a result of your contributions or activities on the Ozmovies site.

b. Reviews and Comments

Visitors may post reviews and comments and other content, and submit suggestions, ideas, comments, questions or other information, provided that the content is not illegal, defamatory, obscene, threatening, infringes intellectual property rights, or otherwise injures third parties. It must not be objectionable, or contain software viruses, political campaigning, commercial solicitation, chain letters, mass mailings, or other forms of “spam”. The use of false e-mail addresses or the impersonation of any person or entity, is not permitted, and you must not infringe the copyright of others, nor mislead others regarding the source of your content. Ozmovies reserves the right (but not the obligation) to remove or edit such content.

If you do post content or submit material, and unless Ozmovies indicates otherwise, you grant Ozmovies a non-exclusive royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable and fully sub-licensable right to use, reproduce, modify, adapt,publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, and display such content throughout the world in any media whatsoever.

You grant Ozmovies and its sub-licensees the right to use the name that you submit in connection with such content, if they choose. You represent and warrant that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to the content that you post; that the content is accurate; that use of the content you supply does not violate this site's policies and will not cause injury to any person or entity; and that you will indemnify Ozmovies for all claims resulting from content you supply. Ozmovies has the right but not the obligation to monitor and edit or remove any activity or content. Ozmovies takes no responsibility and assumes no liability for any content posted by you or any third party.

5. Accuracy

Ozmovies endeavours to ensure that all material on the Ozmovies Website is accurate and complete. However, Ozmovies does not warrant that all material is accurate, complete or adequate for any particular purpose. Further, material on the Ozmovies Website naturally does not take into account your specific circumstances, Any use of, or reliance on, material on the Ozmovies Website is entirely at your risk.

6. Liability

As with any internet communication, use of the Ozmovies Website carries with it a risk of exposure to viruses and other malicious computer code and other forms of interference which may effect or damage your computer system. Please take your own precautions.

Ozmovies does not accept any responsibility for any action, claim, demand, loss (including consequential loss) and/or cost (including legal cost) however caused (including through negligence and/or wilful misconduct) which you may directly and/or indirectly suffer and/or incur in connection with your use of and/or reliance on:

  • the Ozmovies Website;
  • any link to another web site; and/or
  • material accessed at and/or through the Ozmovies Website and/or any link to another website.

To the extent permitted by law, any condition and/or warranty which would otherwise be included or implied into these terms of use is excluded. If legislation provides for the application of any condition or warranty which cannot be excluded, then to the extent permitted by law Ozmovies has no liability for breach of that condition and/or warranty.

If legislation provides for the application of any condition or warranty which cannot be excluded or modified and provides that Ozmovies may not exclude all liability for breach of it, to the extent permitted by law Ozmovies' liability for breach of it will be limited to, if the breach relates to services, the supply of those services again.

To the extent permitted by law, you release Ozmovies and its related bodies corporate, officers, employees, agents and contractors, from all actions, claims, demands, losses (including direct, indirect and consequential losses) and/or costs (including legal costs) directly and/or indirectly suffered by you and/or incurred by you as a result of:

  • your use of the Ozmovies Website;
  • your use of any link to another web site;
  • your use of any material accessed at and/or through the Ozmovies Website and/or any link to another website; and/or
  • any breach by you of these terms of use.

7. Robots and Screen Scraping

You may not use data mining, robots, screen scraping, or similar data gathering and extraction tools on this site, except with our prior express written consent as noted above.

8. Framing

You may not frame or utilize framing techniques to enclose any trademark, logo, or other proprietary information (including images, text, page layout, or form) of Ozmovies without express written consent.

9. Meta Tags

You may not use any meta tags or any other "hidden text" utilizing Ozmovies's name or trademarks without the express written consent of Ozmovies. Any unauthorized use terminates the permission or license granted by Ozmovies.

10. Children

Ozmovies is not intended for use by children under the age of 13. If you are under 13, you may not submit information about yourself to Ozmovies. If you are under 18, you are not permitted to access galleries relating to "R"-rated productions.

The general information on the site's front page in relation to films indicates "R"-rated productions, which can be fully accessed by anyone over the age of 18 in Australia, but not by anyone under 18. Please consult the laws and ratings in relation to such films in your own state, nation, or country.

Some material on the site relates to "M"- and "R"-rated Australian film and television productions. Ozmovies does not contain "X"-rated or unrated material, but mature themes and language pervade Australian films and television productions, and accordingly Ozmovies may contain some explicit material.

Parents wishing to restrict their children’s access to Ozmovies should visit various sites available that provide services and software for that purpose, or use the safety filter on their web browser.

Anyone who samples the material within Ozmovies should do with an understanding of this disclaimer. Any risk is entirely the user’s, and Ozmovies accepts no liability.

11. Complaints and Notices

If you have any complaint or a suggestion regarding the data or information or accuracy of any material on the Ozmovies Website, in addition to the onsite forms available, you may submit details of your complaint or notice via the contact form on the site. Ozmovies welcomes all feedback and we will endeavour to investigate your complaint or notice, and respond to you as soon as reasonably possible.

When you visit Ozmovies.com.au or send e-mails to us, you are communicating with us electronically. You consent to receive communications from us electronically. We will communicate with you by e-mail or by posting notices on this site. You agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications that we provide to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.

12. Governing law

These terms of use are governed by, and must be construed according to, the laws of the State of New South Wales and the Commonwealth of Australia. You submit to the jurisdiction of the courts of the State of New South Wales, Australia.

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