Terms and Conditions

Hickory Group, Hickory Building Systems and Sync Building Systems Websites

By using or accessing any part of this website (Site) or its material, you agree to be bound by the terms, conditions and disclaimers contained in this notice. Hickory Group Pty Ltd (Hickory) reserves the right to add, delete, or modify any of these terms and conditions at any time without notice to you. In such circumstances, amendments will be effective immediately. Your continued use of this Site will represent an agreement by you to be bound by the amended terms and conditions. If you do not agree with any of the terms, conditions and disclaimers in this notice, please do not use or access our Site.

Applicable Law

These terms and conditions are governed by the laws in force in the State of Victoria. You irrevocably and unconditionally submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Victoria in relation to any legal proceeding in respect of this agreement or the use of this Site.

If any provision in these terms and conditions is held to be invalid, unenforceable or illegal for any reason, these terms and conditions remain otherwise in full force and effect apart from the provision which is determined invalid, unenforceable or illegal. In such circumstances, the term shall be read down to the extent of the invalidity, unenforceability or illegality.

Hickory makes no representation that the content of this Site complies with the laws of any country outside Australia. It is therefore your responsibility to ensure that the Site complies with the relevant laws at the place in which you reside.

Trade Marks and Copyright

Hickory and Hickory Building Systems Pty Ltd either owns or is licensed to use all trademarks appearing on this Site, including copyright and other intellectual property rights.

Accuracy

The information and materials provided on this Site are correct and accurate at the time of publication. Although we endeavour to ensure that this website is up-to-date, and conduct reviews from time to time, we do not guarantee that this Site is free from delays, errors or omissions that could affect its currency and / or accuracy.

We provide this Site and its content on an “as is” basis, and without any representation or warranty of any kind. We are not liable for any error, delay or omission in the information provided.

Security

Hickory has taken all reasonable steps to protect any such information prescribed from data transmissions, however we cannot guarantee that all information that is transmitted to us it totally secure. Accordingly, any information that is transmitted to us is transmitted at your own risk.

Hickory makes no warranty that the functionality of the Site will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be correct or that the Site or the server that makes it available, are free from viruses or anything else which may be harmful or destructive.

You must not upload, post, email or otherwise transmit any form of material or information that is considered to be confidential, misleading, deceptive, advertising, marketing or promotional in which you do not have the right to transmit, including material which is protected by copyright, patent, trade mark, service mark or any other proprietary mark, without first obtaining Hickory’s permission.

You must not upload post, email or otherwise transmit material which contains any viruses or other harmful or potentially harmful code.

Privacy / Security

Hickory understands and acknowledges the importance of protecting your privacy.

Hickory does not obtain and collect personal information from visiting our Site, unless you voluntarily choose to disclose such information to us.

Hickory will collect information including visits, log-ons and traffic patterns for statistical purposes only. Any information that is collected in this manner will be used for the purpose of improving our website content. No attempt will be made to indentify users or their browsing activities except if required to by law.

Should you wish to apply for a position through our careers link or tender for an upcoming project, all information collected will be limited to that which we perceive as necessary to assess the suitability of the applications for a position or the acceptance of a tender. All information provided to us will be solely used for the purpose in which it was provided for. We will not disclose information to third parties without consent from you.

We will take reasonable steps to protect your personal information from misuses, loss and unauthorised access, modification and disclosure. However, we do not guarantee that your use of this Site will be confidential. This Site may not be secure at all times and therefore may be susceptible to third parties intercepting transmission.

We are not responsible for any harm that you or any person may suffer as a result of a breach of confidentiality in respect of your use of the Site. Any information that is transmitted to Hickory may be used by Hickory, its agents and contractors in relation to the provisions to products and services accessible on the Site.

Should you wish to have any of your personal information deleted, please make a request via email at info@hickory.com.au.

Use of Information on our website

Commercial use of this Site is strictly prohibited. You must not upload, reproduce, distribute, display, publish, and create derivative works from any part of this Site for commercial purposes without written consent from Hickory.

You must not publish any material or communication in any form that is considered to be inappropriate or offensive. We reserve the right to delete any information, material or communication which we determine to be inappropriate or offensive.

Third Party Sites and Advertising

The Site may contain links to third party websites that are controlled and maintained by others. Hickory does not endorse or approve either expressly or impliedly, the sites, content, conditions, products or services provided by third parties that may be linked to, or accessed from, our Site. You agree and acknowledge that you access these websites at your own risk.

Limitation of Liability and Indemnity

To the extent permitted by the law, we exclude all representations and warranties, express or implied, other than those contained in the terms and conditions. Where we are found to be liable for breach of any warranty or condition implied by statute and which we cannot lawfully exclude, our liability is limited to the extent permitted by the law.

To the extent permitted by the law, Hickory will not be liable for any indirect or consequential loss or damage whatever, including but not limited to loss of business, opportunity, data and profits, arising out of or in connection with the use of this Site.