terms of use (2016)

Welcome to . ( ). By accessing you are agreeing to the following terms, which are designed to make sure that works for everyone. is provided to you to use as a means of placing your legally accepted classifieds in accordance with Australian Law. terms of use (2016)Using Abusing the site will not be accepted nor tolerated and any abuse will be reported to the Australian Federal Police . Content Infringement Reporting an infringement Liability Personal information Resolution of disputes General General posting policy


As a condition of your use of you agree that you will not:
  • violate any laws;
  • violate the Posting Australian Media Laws.
  • Post any threatening, abusive, defamatory, obscene or indecent material; be false or misleading; o infringe any third-party right;
  • distribute or contain spam, chain letters, or pyramid schemes;
  • distribute viruses or any other technologies that may harm or the interests or property of users;
  • impose an unreasonable load on our infrastructure or interfere with the proper working of ;
  • copy, modify, or distribute any other person’s content without their consent; use any robot spider, scraper or other automated means to access and collect content for any purpose without our express written permission;
  • harvest or otherwise collect information about others, including email addresses, without their consent;
  • bypass measures used to prevent or restrict access to .

You are solely responsible for all information that you submit to and any consequences that may result from your post. reserves the right at our discretion to refuse or delete content that we believe is inappropriate or breaches the above terms. We also reserve the right at our discretion to restrict a user’s usage of the site either temporarily or permanently, or refuse a user registration.

Abusing the site  and the  community work together to keep the site working properly and the community safe. Please report problems, offensive content and policy breaches to us.  may issue warnings, limit or terminate service, remove hosted content and take technical and legal steps to keep users off the site, if we think they are creating problems or not acting in accordance to our policies. However,  does not accept any liability for monitoring or for unauthorised or unlawful content on  or use of  by users.

Any such abuse will be directed to the Australian Federal Police.


By using , you agree that your ads can be displayed on sites that are part of the global  community, such as any other sites for our classifieds sites in other countries. The terms for our other sites are similar to ’s terms, but you may be subject to additional laws or other restrictions in the countries where your ad is posted. When you choose to post your ad on another site, you may be responsible for ensuring that it does not violate the policies of our other site. Your ad may be removed if it is reported on any our sites, or if we believe it causes problems or violates any law or policy.

Abuses of our media violations will be reported to the Australian Federal Police.

Fees and services

Using  is generally free, but sometimes a fee is charged for certain services. If the service you use incurs a fee, you’ll be able to review and accept terms that will be clearly disclosed at the time you post your ad. Our fees are quoted in Australian dollars, and they may change from time to time. Any changes to our fee policy will be posted on the site. Fees may change temporarily for promotional events or new services and these changes become effective once the promotional event or new service is announced.

Our fees are non-refundable, and you are responsible for paying them when they’re due. If you don’t, we may limit your access to the services. If your payment method fails or your account is past due, we may collect the outstanding fees using other collection methods.


Content on  is provided by us, you and other users.  is protected by copyright laws and international treaties. Content displayed on or via  is protected as a collective work and/or compilation, pursuant to copyright laws and international conventions. You agree not to copy, distribute or modify content from  without our express written consent. You may not disassemble, decompile, reverse engineer or otherwise attempt to discover any source code contained in . Without limiting the foregoing, you agree not to reproduce, copy, sell, resell, or exploit for any purposes any aspect of  (other than your own content). When you provide content, you are granting us and acknowledging that you have the right to grant us, a non-exclusive, worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, sub-licensable right to exercise the copyright, publicity, and database rights to that content.


Do not post content that infringes the rights of third parties, This includes, but is not limited to, content that infringes on intellectual property rights such as copyright and trademark (e.g. offering counterfeit items for sale). A large number of varied products are offered on  by private individuals in Australia. Entitled parties, in particular the owners of copyright, trademark rights or other rights owned by third parties can report any offers displayed on  which may infringe on their rights. If a legal representative of the entitled party reports this to us in the correct manner, products infringing on their intellectual property rights will be removed by .

Reporting an infringement

You only need to complete an email to . Complete this email with your signature, in the Infringement ensures that the parties reporting these claims are either the entitled party or their officially authorized representative. This information must also enable  to identify the advertisement to be removed. Once we have received your correctly completed Infringement notice, you can send later reports to  via the e-mail address provided.

Note: The Notice of Infringement is intended to ensure that products offered do not infringe the copyright, trademark right or other intellectual property rights of third parties and for this reason can only be used by the lawful owners of the intellectual property rights. For all other questions, visitors and advertisers can get assistance using  Help.


Nothing in these terms shall limit our liability for fraudulent misrepresentation, for death or personal injury resulting from our negligence or the negligence of our agents or employees. You agree not to hold us responsible for things other users post or do. This is compulsory between the users to this site.

We do not review user postings and are not involved in the actual transactions between users. As most of the content on comes from other users, we do not guarantee the accuracy of postings or user communications or the quality, safety, or legality of the goods and services on offer.

In no event do we accept any liability for the posting of any unlawful, threatening, abusive, defamatory, obscene or indecent information, or material of any kind which violates or infringes upon the rights of any other person, including without limitation any transmissions that encourage or represent conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any applicable law.

We cannot guarantee continuous, error-free or secure access to our services or that defects in the service will be corrected. While we will use reasonable efforts to maintain an uninterrupted service, we cannot guarantee this and we do not give any promises or warranties (whether express or implied) about the availability of our services.

Accordingly, to the extent legally permitted, we disclaim all warranties, representations and conditions, express or implied, including those of quality, merchantability, merchantable quality, durability, fitness for a particular purpose and those arising by statute. We are not liable for any loss, whether of money (including profit), goodwill, or reputation, or any special, indirect, or consequential damages arising from your use of , even if you advise us or we could reasonably foresee the possibility of any such damage occurring. Some jurisdictions do not allow the disclaimer of warranties or exclusion of damages, so such disclaimers and exclusions may not apply to you.

If  is found to be liable, our liability to you or any third party (whether in contract, tort, negligence, strict liability in tort, by statute or otherwise) is limited to the greater of (a) the total fees you pay to us in the 12 months prior to the action giving rise to liability, and (b) 1 (one) Australian Dollars ONLY.

Personal information

By using , you agree to the collection, transfer, storage and use of your personal information by  on servers located in the United States. You also agree to receive marketing communications from us unless you tell us otherwise.

Resolution of disputes

Should a dispute arise between you and , we strongly encourage you to contact us directly to seek a resolution by going to the   Any reasonable requests will be considered and we will attempt to resolve the dispute through alternative dispute resolution procedures, such as mediation or arbitration, as alternatives to litigation. We will act upon these issues within reasonable time.


These terms and the other policies posted on constitute the entire agreement between  and you, superseding any prior agreements.

To the extent permitted by applicable law, this Agreement shall be governed and construed in all respects by the laws of Australia. You agree that any claim or dispute you may have against .com Limited must be resolved by the courts of Australia. You and  both agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Australian Courts; for claims falling within the jurisdiction of a County Court, you and  both agree to submit to the jurisdiction of the Australian Federal Courts.

If we don’t enforce any particular provision, we are not waiving our right to do so later. If a court strikes down any of these terms, the remaining terms will survive. We may automatically assign this agreement at our sole discretion in accordance with the notice provision below.

Except for notices relating to illegal or infringing content, your notices to us must be sent by registered mail to us. We will send notices to you via the email address you provide, or by registered mail. Notices sent by email only, will be deemed received five days following the date of mailing, provided that both parties confirm same.

This agreement may be updated at any time with updates taking effect when you next post or 30 days after we post the updated policy on the site, whichever is sooner. No other amendment to this agreement will be effective unless made in writing, and signed by users and .

For any help using please contact us..

General posting policy

You must be at least 18 years of age to use

You further agree to not to knowingly breach any Federal Law of Australia and misrepresent any information detail given in any of your advertisements at any time during the use of the website.

We want to ensure that the  site is clean, friendly and as usable as possible for everyone. Ads that fall outside the posting rules stated in our Help sections or our Terms of Use may be removed from the site.

You are solely responsible for all LEGAL information that you submit to and any consequences that may result from your post. We reserve the right at our discretion to refuse or delete content that we believe is inappropriate or that breaches our Terms of Use. We also reserve the right at our discretion to restrict usage of the site either temporarily or permanently, or refuse a user registration. You hereby agree to these terms immediately when joining and by posting your first advertisement and you will therefore hold our indemnified from this day forward, and that you therefore warrant to cease further actions against the operations of

Some general reasons why ads are deleted:

  1. Ad breaches our General posting policy
  2. Ad breaches Australian law. Before posting an ad on it is the responsibility of the advertiser to ensure that content advertised adheres to posting policies as well as applicable Australian laws. As a condition specified under ’s Terms of Use, you agree that you will not violate any laws at any time nor seek to cause any damage whatsoever to us or Financial injury to at anytime.
  3. The item being offered for sale or rent is not allowed to be sold on What can’t be sold on Only Legally owned or Legal Services can be negotiated here.
  4. The ad is a duplicate of previously posted ad
  5. The ad has been posted under the wrong category (You must choose the single most relevant category for your ad)
  6. Ads posted in a language other than English. We only accept ads in English. It’s acceptable to include a translation of your ad in another language in addition to English
  7. Overseas ads are not accepted. is for individuals and businesses based in Australia only
  8. The ad contains external links: No external website links are allowed within your ad to other property / job / classified or auction sites
  9. The ad is not descriptive and does not contain enough detail. These ads will be placed on hold or removed as provides a bad browsing experience
  10. Inappropriate language in accordance with Australian Federal Law.
  11. Inappropriate photo / image in accordance with Australian Federal Law.
  12. Discriminatory on race / religion / nationality / gender / etc. – for more info in accordance with Australian Federal Law.
  13. Selling or offering services for supplements / medicine general or pharmaceutical in accordance with Australian Federal Law.
  14. Selling body parts / bodily fluids, adoption or surrogacy in accordance with Australian Federal Law.
  15. Ads that report other fraudulent ads. Please report potentially fraudulent ads via the ‘report ad’ option located within each ad or Contact Us.with ad details (ad id, email address) and the reasons why these ads should be reviewed
  16. com reserves the right to remove any ad that we feel is not relevant, or of value to the  community, with or without notice to the ad poster in accordance with Australian Federal Law.

There are several ways that your ad may be found to be in breach of policy and removed from the site including:

  • Your ad has been reported to us. When this happens your ad may be temporarily suspended until it is reviewed. We check reported ads as fast as we can. If we conclude that the ad hasn’t broken any of the Posting Policies or Terms of Use we will activate the ad again promptly. Check back after a few hours to see if this is the case. We will not be liable for losses here by breaches of our policies.
  • Your ad has been removed by our moderation tools Ads that are identified by our automated tools as inappropriate, and found to break our Posting Policies or Terms of Use will be removed from the site. In most cases we will email you to let you know that we have removed your ad. Sometimes, these emails get directed to junk folders so please look out for emails. You may wish to add  to your safe senders list if you have one. If you have checked out all of possibilities and none of them apply to your ad then please let us know by clicking on ‘Contact ’ located at the bottom of help pages and we’ll be happy to help.

Personal Information

By using the Services, you also and further agree to the collection, transfer, storage and use of your personal information by us (the “data controller”) on servers located in the United States. You further agree that you will not use illegal names


If you have a dispute with one or more users, you hereby agree release us (and our officers, directors, agents, subsidiaries, joint ventures and employees) from any and all claims, demands and damages (actual and consequential) of every kind and nature, known or unknown, arising out of or in any way connected with such disputes, at all times.