Terms of Use


1. General

This document sets out the terms of use of the website, which is owned and operated by Epiphany Law (ABN 61 143 781 962). It incorporates the following documents by reference:

  • Privacy Policy (click here)

  • Comments Policy (click here)

2. Consent

You signify your consent to these Terms by using the website. We may alter these Terms by making changes to this web page at our discretion and without notice. This page was last updated on 14 November 2016. By continuing to use this website you accept these Terms as they apply from time to time.

3. Purpose and nature of our content

a. Not legal advice

Our content is intended as general information only. It is not intended to be comprehensive, and must not be relied upon as a substitute for legal or other professional advice. You should seek specific, tailored legal or other professional advice before acting or relying on any content.

b. No guarantee of currency

We attempt to ensure that our content is current as at the date of initial publication, but we do not guarantee its currency.

c. Jurisdictional limitations

Our content is based on Australian (and specifically Victorian) laws, conditions and experiences, which are not necessarily applicable to other jurisdictions. We cannot guarantee that the content will be applicable to your particular jurisdiction, and you should seek specific legal advice before acting or relying on information we provide.

4. Our legal relationship with you

a. No duty of care

We do not assume any duty of care in relation to you or any other third party by providing the content.

b. No solicitor/client relationship

Mere use of the website or content is not intended to, and does not, create a solicitor-client relationship between you and us. If you decide to purchase goods or services from us using the website, further terms will govern our relationship and those terms may create a solicitor/client relationship between you and us in certain circumstances.

5. Liability

We exclude, to the maximum extent permitted by law, any liability (whether any indirect, incidental, special or consequential loss or damage or otherwise, including loss of business or other profits) which may arise as a result of the use of the website and the content, including Comments.

Where liability cannot be excluded, any liability incurred by us in relation to the use of this website or the content is limited to the re-supply of the services or content, or the reasonable cost of having the services or content re-supplied.

6. Trade mark ownership

a. Our trade mark

EPIPHANY LAW is a registered trade mark within Australia, and we reserve all rights with respect to that mark.

b. Trade marks of others

From time to time we refer to or display trade marks in articles that do not belong to us. When doing so, we include a link to the owner of the trade mark’s website (wherever possible). If you are the owner of a trade mark and do not wish to have your trade mark displayed or referred to, please contact us and we will remove it.

Mere reference to, or displaying of trade marks not belonging to us does not imply any endorsement of the underlying goods or services by us, or any affiliation with the owner of those marks.

7. Copyright ownership

All content is subject to copyright. Where copyright for materials on the website is not owned by us, it has been included on the website under a licence from the owner or lawful licensee.

Except as provided for by Clause 8, you must not use, copy or reproduce any content (including graphics) in any way without our express written permission.

8. Quoting from the website

You are given a non-exclusive license, revocable at will, to copy and reproduce faithfully any article or part of any article that is available on the website, providing you:

  • display the title of the article; and
  • preserve the copyright notice ([Relevant Year] © Epiphany Law®); and
  • where the article is reproduced on the World Wide Web, include a link back to the specific article or the home page of the website (http://epiphany.law/); or, in all other cases;
  • display the domain name of the website.

9. Unauthorised use

You must only use this website for legitimate personal or commercial purposes. In particular, you must not:

  • interrupt, or attempt to interrupt, the operation of the website in any way;
  • alter or attempt to alter any content;
  • attempt to gain access to any password protected user account on the website which is not intended for use by you;
  • gain access, or attempt to gain access, to any private data, personal information or software code stored on the servers used by the website.

10. Security and enforcement measures

We reserve the right to:

  • limit or deny your access to the website or your ability to make Comments if, in our opinion, you breach these Terms;
  • collect and store your IP address for the purpose of enforcing these Terms; and
  • Any unauthorised interruption or alteration is likely to result in criminal prosecution and/or civil action.

11. Links from the website

Our website contains links to other websites over which we have no control. We make no representations about the accuracy of information contained on those websites. We are not liable for the content on those websites, and if you choose to access those websites, you do so at your own risk.

12. Governing law

These Terms are governed by the laws of the State of Victoria, and you submit to the jurisdiction of the courts in that State.

13. Definitions

In this document and the documents incorporated by reference, the following words have the following meanings unless the context clearly requires otherwise:

Article’ means a blog post or article by us that appears on the website.

Comment’ means any thought, remark, question or observation posted by a user of the website in response to an article.

Comments Policy’ means the document by that name available on the website from time to time which sets out the conditions upon which Comments can be made.

Comment Submission Software’ means software that is designed in part or whole to automate the submission of comments in any way.

Content’ means all text, graphics, images, video, sound and other data displayed on, or made available from, the website. It includes, without limitation, any article and any free resource provided to the users of the website at no charge.

Terms’ and ‘Terms of Use’ means the terms of use of the website as set out in this document and the documents incorporated by reference.

Website’ means the website located at the domain ‘epiphany.law’ or 'epiphanylaw.com.au’ on all sub-domains, folders and sub-folders on those domains.

14. Interpretation

In this document, unless the context clearly requires otherwise:

  • The terms ‘we’, ‘us’ and ‘our’ are references to Epiphany Law (ABN 71 569 375 610), our successors and assignees.
  • Words defined in the singular have the corresponding meaning in the plural.
  • Reference to a ‘person’ includes a reference to a corporation, association or other entity.