Terms of Use

About This Website
This website is operated by Venus Capital Unit Nominees Pty Ltd (ABN 25 169 311 700) ATF Venus Capital Unit Trust, t/as Buddy Loans, Authorised Credit Representative No.468823 of Australian Credit Licence No. 441879 (“Buddy Loans”) under the domain name “www.buddyloans.com.au” (“Buddy Loans Website”). By using, accessing, viewing or otherwise relying on the information, graphics and materials on the Buddy Loans Website (“Material on this website”) you agree to be subject to these Terms of Use and Buddy Loans Privacy Policy.

In addition to the terms in this document, there may also be specific terms governing your use of, and access to, certain sections of the Buddy Loans Website. Those specific terms also form part of these Terms of Use and you will be bound by them. You should review them wherever they are accessible by you on the Buddy Loans Website.

Links to Other Websites
The Buddy Loans Website may contain links to other websites operated by third parties (“Third Party Websites”). Any such links are provided for convenience only. Buddy Loans does not endorse, approve of or recommend those Third Party Websites, and is not responsible for the information, graphics and material they contain (“Third Party Material”).

All offers to sell and statements relating to goods and services available on Third Party Websites are the responsibility of and given by the Third Party Website operator. In so far as such offers and statements are made on the Buddy Loans Website, such offers and statements are made by Buddy Loans on behalf of the Third Party Website operator. Buddy Loans expressly disclaims acting in any other respect on behalf of Third Party Website operators.

Subject to any rights at law which cannot be excluded, Buddy Loans makes no warranties or representations:
• The quality, accuracy, merchantability or fitness for purpose of Third Party Material or products or services available through Third Party Websites; or that Third Party Material does not infringe the intellectual property rights of any person.
• When you follow a link on the Buddy Loans Website, Third Party Material may be displayed in your browser framed by Material on this website. This material is also Third Party Material for the purpose of these Terms of Use.
• By linking Material on this website to Third Party Material, Buddy Loans does not authorise the reproduction of Third Party Material. If you download software from a Third Party Website, use of that software may be subject to a licence agreement between you and the Third Party Website operator. To the extent permitted by law, Buddy Loans accepts no responsibility or liability for that software.
• Buddy Loans may receive payments from operators of Third Party Websites in relation to goods or services supplied by the operator as a result of you linking to the Third Party Website from the Buddy Loans Website.

Product Information and Supply
Material on this website may contain general information about Buddy Loans products and services. Unless expressly stated otherwise, this information:
• Does not constitute an offer or inducement to enter into a legally binding contract; does not form part of the terms and conditions for Buddy Loans products and services; and is not intended to be financial advice and does not take into account any user’s objectives, financial situation or needs.
• All information is subject to change without notice. Buddy Loans recommends that you seek independent advice before acting upon Material on this website or Third Party Material. For further information about a particular product or service please contact Buddy Loans on 1300 883 525.
• All applications for credit are subject to Buddy Loans normal credit approval criteria.
• Unless expressly agreed otherwise, products and services referred to on the Buddy Loans Website will be provided only to Australian residents. These products and services are generally not available to non-Australian residents because they may not comply with non-Australian laws.

While we have made every effort to ensure that information is free from error, Buddy Loans does not warrant the accuracy, adequacy, suitability or completeness of Material on the Buddy Loans Website. Use of the Buddy Loans Website is at your own risk. Buddy Loans does not guarantee that the Buddy Loans Website or Third Party Websites will be free from viruses, that the Buddy Loans Website will be available, or that access to the Buddy Loans Website or Third Party Websites will be uninterrupted. You are responsible for taking appropriate precautions for the protection of your computer system and data.

Limitation of Liability
Subject to any rights implied by law which cannot be excluded, Buddy Loans is not liable to you, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), statute or otherwise, for any losses, damages, liabilities, claims or expenses (including but not limited to legal costs and defence or settlement costs), direct or indirect, whatsoever arising out of or referable to:
• Your use of the Buddy Loans Website;
• Material on this website;
• Your use of Third Party Websites; or
• Third Party Material.

Buddy Loans liability for a breach of a condition or warranty implied by law or otherwise, and which cannot be excluded, is limited to the extent possible, at Buddy Loans option, to:
• The supply of the services again; or
• The cost of having the services supplied again or repaired.

Your use of and access to the Buddy Loans Website may be terminated at any time by Buddy Loans without notice. All restrictions, licences granted by you and all disclaimers and limitations of liability by Buddy Loans will survive termination.

Unless otherwise stated, the information on the Buddy Loans Website is provided in compliance with Australian law and is only intended for persons within Australia. The Buddy Loans Website may not comply with the laws of countries other than Australia and is not directed at, and should not be relied upon by, persons in any other country.

Copyright and Trade Marks
Copyright in the Material on this website is owned by or licensed to Buddy Loans.

Except where necessary for viewing the Material on this website on your browser, or as permitted under the Copyright Act 1968 (Cth) or other applicable laws or these Terms of Use, no Material on this website may be reproduced, adapted, uploaded to a third party, linked to, framed, distributed, displayed or transmitted in any form by any process without the specific written consent of Buddy Loans.

You must not use any trade mark displayed on the Buddy Loans Website in any way without our express written consent.

Privacy and the Use of the Website
Buddy Loans does not collect any personal information about you when you use the Buddy Loans Website unless:
• You provide it to us by completing an online application or online form or supplying us with your email address; or
• You log on and use the services available on the Buddy Loans Website.

Buddy Loans may also use third parties to collect statistical information to measure the effectiveness of our online advertising. Any third party involved in this process will not collect personal information.

If you use a link from the Buddy Loans Website to a Third Party Website, the Third Party Website operator is responsible for the security and privacy of your information when you are viewing that website.

Buddy Loans collection and use of your personal information is described in the Buddy Loans Privacy Policy. By accessing, viewing, or otherwise using this website you agree to be subject to the Buddy Loans Privacy Policy.

Our Use of “Cookies”
“Cookies” are small files of data that reside on your computer and allow us to recognise you as a Buddy Loans customer if you return to the Buddy Loans site using the same computer and browser or otherwise use the Buddy Loans Services. We send a “session cookie” to your computer if and when you log in to your Buddy Loans account by entering your email address and password. We use these cookies to recognise you if you visit multiple pages in our site during the same session, so that you don’t need to re-enter your password multiple times. Once you log out or close your browser, these session cookies expire and no longer have any effect.

We also use longer-lasting cookies to display your email address on our sign-in form so you don’t have to retype the email address each time you log in to your Buddy Loans account or otherwise use the Buddy Loans Services. Our cookie files are encoded so that your email address and other information can only be interpreted by Buddy Loans. We may, however, share cookie information with certain merchants with whom we have an official co-marketing relationship regarding whether a user identified by the merchant is already registered with Buddy Loans.

We and our service-providers also use cookies to customise our services, content and advertising; measure promotional effectiveness, and promote trust and safety. You may encounter cookies from third parties when using the Buddy Loans Services on websites we do not control. For example, if you view a web page created by a third-party or use an application developed by a third party, there may be a cookie placed by that web page or application.

Linking to the Buddy Loans Website
Please contact Buddy Loans Marketing Department if you would like to place a link to any part of our website. You must not link to the Buddy Loans Website without our express permission.

Acceptance and Changes to Terms of Use
You acknowledge and agree that your use of the Buddy Loans Website indicates your acceptance of these Terms of Use and the Privacy Policy as varied from time to time.

These are the current Terms of Use. They replace any other terms of use for the Buddy Loans Website published on the Buddy Loans Website to date. Buddy Loans may at any time vary the Terms of Use by publishing the varied Terms of Use on the Buddy Loans Website. You accept that by doing this, Buddy Loans has provided you with sufficient notice of the variation. Your subsequent use of the Buddy Loans Website constitutes acceptance of the varied Terms of Use.

Buddy Loans reserves any rights not expressly granted in these Terms of Use.