Terms of Service

Website Terms of Use   

This website (site) is owned and operated by Blue Tongue Energy Pty Ltd (ABN 95 605 791 599), referred to as “BT Energy“, “we“, “us“, “our” and other similar forms.

These are the Terms of Use that apply when you use our Website, regardless of how you access our Website.

In these Terms of Use, when we say website we mean the website that is operated under the domain name www.btenergy.com.au.

In addition to the terms of use set out in this document, there may be specific terms of use which govern your access to, and use of, certain pages of this Website. Those additional and specific terms of use form part of these Terms of Use, so you must review them whenever they are presented to you on the Website. If there is any inconsistency between the terms set out in this document and those other additional and specific terms, the additional and specific terms of use will prevail.

If you navigate past the homepage of this Website, you agree to these Terms of Use and BT Energy agrees to grant you a non-exclusive, non-transferable licence to use this Website in accordance with the conditions set out below (Licence).

We may change these Terms of Use from time to time without giving you notice and those changes will take effect when they are posted on this Website. Your continued use of this Website will be taken as your acceptance of these Terms of Use as amended.

Under this Licence and subject to the absolute right of BT Energy to vary access to all or any part of the Website, you acquire a non-exclusive right to:

  • view the material on the Website;
  • access material contained on the Website; and
  • use the Website strictly in accordance with the provisions of this Licence.

Website content

BT Energy is either the owner or the licensed user of the copyright in the materials and information on this Website including any logo, design, floorplans, text, graphic and their arrangement (Content). Unless we indicate otherwise you must not copy, distribute, republish, download, display, post or transmit the Content in any form or by any means (including electronically or mechanically) without the prior written consent of BT Energy or the copyright owner (as relevant). You may access and use the Content and this Website for your own personal use only. Unless we clearly agree otherwise, you must not do anything to change or add to the Content.

You acknowledge and agree that if you contribute content to the Website, that content will become the property of BT Energy and you assign all rights, title and interests in and to that content (including all intellectual property rights) to BT Energy.

We will treat any comments or materials you send to us through the Website, including feedback data, questions, comments and suggestions (Feedback) as non-confidential. BT Energy has no obligation of any kind with respect to such Feedback and will be free to reproduce, exhibit, use, disclose, display, transform and distribute the Feedback to others without limitation. BT Energy will be free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques contained in such Feedback for any purpose, including developing, manufacturing and marketing products and services incorporating such Feedback.

BT Energy reserves the right to remove any Content from this Website at any time, for any reason including after receiving claims by or allegations from third parties or authorities relating to such Content.

Your conduct when using this Website

You acknowledge and agree that your use of the Website indicates your acceptance of this Licence and that you are responsible for all of your activity in connection with accessing the Website.

In accessing the Website, you must not:

  • take any steps to obtain unauthorised access to this Website or any parts of it that are not open to public access;
  • disrupt or interfere with (or try to disrupt or interfere with):
    • the Website;
    • any other user’s enjoyment of this Website or Third Party Websites; or
    • any services, system resources, accounts, servers or network connected to or accessible through this Website or Third Party Website;
  • engage or make attempts to engage in any kind of illegal, criminal or tortious activity through the (direct or indirect) use of the Website or Third Party Websites;
  • use, copy or translate for commercial use, reproduce, adapt, vary or modify any material in any form in this Website without the express consent of BT Energy except as expressly authorised by this Licence;
  • use any robot, spider or any other automatic device or manual process to monitor, copy or extract any web pages or any Content on this Website, without the prior written consent of BT Energy;
  • take any (or make attempts to take any) action that imposes an unreasonable or large load on the infrastructure of the Website;
  • reverse engineer, reverse assemble or otherwise attempt to discover source code or other arithmetical formula in respect of the software underlying the infrastructure and processes associated with the Website;
  • post or transmit to or through this Website any material that may infringe the intellectual property rights of any third party or any defamatory, derogatory or offensive material or publication; or
  • use or attempt to use the Website to violate the security of any computer network, crack passwords or security encryption codes, transfer or store illegal material including material that are deemed threatening or obscene, or engage in any kind of illegal activity.

User Responsibility 

In accessing this Website, you acknowledge and agree that:

  • you must comply with all applicable local, state, national and international laws and regulations that relate to your use of or activities on this Website. BT Energy reserves the right (in its absolute discretion) to report potentially criminal activity to appropriate law enforcement agencies. Any fraudulent, abusive, or otherwise illegal activity may be grounds for termination of your access to the Website. You must not post or transmit (or cause to be posted or transmitted) any communication or solicitation designed or intended to obtain personal data from any Website user; and
  • you have exercised your independent judgment and have not relied on any representation made by BT Energy which has not been stated expressly in this Licence or upon any descriptions or illustrations or specifications contained in any document including catalogues or publicity material produced by BT Energy (which material may be out of date or superseded).

Links to other websites

The Website may contain links to other websites operated by third parties (“Third Party Websites“).

BT Energy does not endorse, or approve of the operators of Third Party Websites or the information, graphics and material on those Third Party Websites (Third Party Material).

Subject to any applicable law which cannot be excluded, BT Energy makes no warranties or representations:

  • regarding 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.

BT Energy does not authorise the reproduction of Third Party Material by linking material on this Website to Third Party Material.

When you follow a link on this Website, material on a Third Party Website 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.

All offers to sell and statements relating to goods and services available on Third Party Websites are the responsibility of, and are made by, the Third Party Website operator. To the extent that such offers and statements are made on the Website, those offers and statements are made by BT Energy on behalf of the operator. BT Energy expressly disclaims acting in any other respect on behalf of Third Party Website operators.

BT Energy 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 this Website.

A link to a Third Party Website does not mean that we endorse the content of that website. Your access to Third Party Websites may be governed by their own, separate terms of use.

You must not create a link to this Website from another website or document without our prior written consent.

Indemnity

You must indemnify and keep BT Energy (and its related, directors, officers, employees, agents and contractors) (indemnified parties) indemnified fully from any claim, action, demand, loss or damages made or incurred by any third party or suffered by any of the indemnified parties arising out of or relating to your conduct, your use of this Website, your breach of provisions this Licence, or your breach of any rights of third parties.

Trademarks 

Trademarks appearing on this Website may be the trademarks of the relevant owners.

You must not use any trademarks that appear on this Website without the written consent of the trademark owner.

Disclaimers 

While BT Energy has tried to ensure that all information provided on this Website is complete, accurate or up to date, the Content and this Website are provided ‘as is’ and ‘as available’ and BT Energy takes no responsibility for any error or omission relating to this information. The existence of inaccurate, incomplete or superseded material in this Website will not cause BT Energy to be in breach of the terms of the Licence.

To the maximum extent permitted by law, BT Energy

  • will not be liable for any cost, loss or damage suffered by you through your use of the Website or BT Energy’s failure to provide access to the Website or any Third Party Websites or any information updates; and
  • the Content may contain general information about BT Energy’s products and services. Unless expressly stated otherwise, the Content does not:
    • constitute an offer or inducement to enter into a legally binding contract;
    • form part of the terms and conditions for BT Energy’s products and services; or
    • purport to provide you with financial or investment advice of any kind.
  • constitute an offer or inducement to enter into a legally binding contract;
  • form part of the terms and conditions for BT Energy’s products and services;
  • purport to provide financial or investment advice of any kind; or
  • take account of your particular financial position or requirements.

Images and diagrams on this Website are intended to be a visual aid only and do not necessarily accurately depict the object described.

Your use of this Website including all Content, data or software distributed by, downloaded or accessed from or through this Website is at your own risk. Before taking or refraining from any action in reliance on the Content or this Website, you must make and rely on your own enquiries in relation to, and in the evaluation of, the Content including any information, predictions, opinions and statements contained in this Website.

Warranties

BT Energy does not warrant or make any representations:

  • that this Website or the server that operates it is free from viruses or other corrupted materials or occasional outages or disruption to service which prevent you from accessing this Website;
  • in relation to the use or the results of the use of the Content or this Website as to their correctness, accuracy, reliability, or otherwise;
  • that use of this Website will be compatible with the hardware and software you are using to access it; or
  • that the functions contained in this Website or Third Party Websites will be uninterrupted or without error, that defects will be corrected, or that electronic material in this Website and other Third Party Websites are free of harmful components.

BT Energy will not be liable for any indirect or consequential losses arising out of a breach of this Licence or arising out of the supply of a defective program or incorrect materials.

Subject to any responsibilities implied by law and which cannot be excluded, BT Energy (and our related bodies corporate, directors, officers, employees, agents and contractors) expressly disclaim all liability to you or any other persons for any losses, damages, liabilities, claims and expenses (including legal costs and defence or settlement costs), whether direct, indirect or consequential, arising out of or referable to the Content or this Website (or material accessed through this Website), or to access of the Website by you, however caused, whether in contract, tort including negligence, statute or otherwise.
To the extent permitted by law, all implied terms are excluded from this Licence. If any statute implies terms into this Licence, which cannot be lawfully excluded, such terms will apply to this Licence, except that the liability of BT Energy for breach of any such implied term or express guarantee will be limited to the maximum extent possible (at the option of BT Energy) to any one or more of the following:
  • the replacement of goods or services to which the breach relates or the supply of equivalent goods or services;
  • The repair of such goods or services.
  • The payment of the cost of replacing the goods or services or of acquiring equivalent goods or services.
  • The payment of the cost of having the goods repaired or the services performed again.

Nothing in this Licence is intended to exclude, restrict or modify rights which you may have under the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth) or any other legislation which may not be excluded, restricted or modified by agreement.

BT Energy reserves the right to make any change, add or remove any material in or from this Website without notice. BT Energy may also make improvements or changes in the products or programs described in the Content at any time without notice. For example, changes in circumstances after the date of publication may impact upon the accuracy of the Content.

Termination and suspension

BT Energy reserves the right, without notice and in its sole and absolute discretion, to discontinue, suspend or terminate this Website and any goods or services offered by or through this Website. All provisions of this Licence which by their nature should survive termination will survive termination, including ownership provisions, disclaimers and indemnities.

Waiver 

Failure or neglect by BT Energy to enforce at any time any of the provisions of this Licence will not be construed or deemed to be a waiver of the rights of BT Energy under this Licence.

No waiver by BT Energy of its rights under this Licence will be deemed a waiver of any other term or provision and will be limited to a single waiver limited to the specific circumstances under which such waiver was granted.

Interpretation

When we say including in these Terms of Use, we mean ‘including but not limited to’.

When we say or dollars anywhere on the Website we are referring to Australian currency and all prices include GST (unless stated otherwise).

Privacy

BT Energy respects your privacy and handles personal information in accordance with its Privacy Policy which you can read here. That Privacy Policy applies to this Website and it explains how personal data will be treated as you access and interact with this Website.

Severability 

If any parts of this Licence are deemed unlawful void or for any reason unenforceable then that provision will be severed from this Licence and it will not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining provisions.

Applicable law 

This Licence is governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Western Australia, Australia. You irrevocably and unconditionally consent and submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Western Australia, Australia.

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