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Assisting on whole of government technology agreements November 2, 2017

Maddocks advised the Commonwealth Government’s Digital Transformation Agency (DTA) on its whole of government purchasing agreement with SAP. The DTA was set up in 2015 to assist government departments and agencies with digital transformation and … Continued

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Winner of the first William Ah Ket Scholarship announced November 21, 2017

Tuesday 21 November 2017 A solicitor in a Victorian government agency is the first winner of the William Ah Ket Scholarship, a $5,000 prize named after the first barrister of Chinese heritage in Australia. K … Continued

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Maximum term contracts considered by the Commission: has their use expired? December 11, 2017

Last week, in what is a decision with potentially significant implications, the Fair Work Commission Full Bench has overturned the legal principle underpinning the widespread use of maximum term contracts. These contracts are a common … Continued

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Ownership

This web site (Web Site) is owned and operated by Maddocks.

Acceptance of Terms and Conditions

Your access and use of the Web Site is conditional upon your acceptance and compliance with the terms and conditions set out below (Terms and Conditions). Your use and/or continued access to the Web Site constitutes your agreement to the Terms and Conditions.

Maddocks may amend the Terms and Conditions from time to time. Amendments will be effective immediately upon notification on this Web Site. Your continued use of the Web Site following such notification will represent an agreement by you to be bound by the Terms and Conditions as amended.

Registered User

In order to access some of the information contained on this Web Site, you may need to become a registered user. To become a registered user, you must complete your registration details in the manner described on the Web Site.

Maddocks reserves the right to terminate or not accept your registered user status at any time if you breach these Terms and Conditions.

Upon registration, you will be provided with a password and account designation. You agree to pay for Maddocks’ services (if any) in the manner specified on the Web Site.

Information Service

All information provided by Maddocks pursuant to these Terms and Conditions is provided in good faith. You accept that any information provided by Maddocks on this Web Site is general information and is not in the nature of legal advice. Maddocks derives its information from sources which it believes to be accurate and up to date as at the date of publication. Maddocks nevertheless reserves the right to update this information at any time. You should seek legal or other professional advice before acting or relying on any information or material which is made available to you pursuant to our information service.

You agree to use our information service for lawful purposes only.

Disclaimer of Liability

Materials contained on this Web Site (Site Materials) may contain links to material on other web sites (Linked Materials). The links provided to other web sites are done for convenience purposes only and Maddocks does not purport to sponsor, approve or endorse any of the Linked Materials.

Maddocks is not liable to you or any other person for any loss or damage (however caused, including by negligence) arising from or in connection with the use of this Web Site and/or use of the Site Materials or Linked Materials.

Changes are made periodically to this Web Site and may be made at any time. The Site Materials may contain inaccuracies or typographical errors. Maddocks makes no representations or warranties in relation to the quality, accuracy, completeness, merchantability or fitness for purpose of any Site Materials or Linked Materials.

If you place any reliance upon the Site Materials or Linked Materials, then you do so at your own risk.

Maddocks does not represent or warrant that the Site Materials or Linked Materials are free of computer viruses or other defects. Maddocks recommends that virus checks should be done on any downloaded Site Materials or Linked Materials. To the extent permitted by applicable laws, all warranties, representations and implied terms are excluded.

To the extent permitted by applicable laws, any liability incurred in relation to Site Materials or Linked Materials is limited to, at the option of Maddocks, the resupply of the Site Materials or the links to the Linked Materials, or the reasonable cost of having the Site Materials or the links to the Linked Materials resupplied.

Under no circumstances will Maddocks be liable for any incidental, special or consequential damages, including damages for loss of business or other profits arising in relation to use or access of or inability to use and access the Web Site and the Site Materials or Linked Materials.

Copyright

Unless otherwise stated the copyright in the Site Materials is owned by Maddocks.

Other than for the purposes and subject to the conditions prescribed under the Copyright Act 1968, or as otherwise provided below, none of the Site Materials may be reproduced, distributed, adapted, transmitted or stored in a retrieval system without Maddocks’ prior written consent.

Maddocks gives permission to the user to:

(a) print copies of the Site Materials for informational, non-commercial use; and

(b) store a copy of the Site Materials on your computer for the sole purpose of viewing the Site Materials.

Maddocks makes no warranties or representations that the Linked Materials do not infringe the intellectual property rights of a third person.

Trademarks

Maddocks is the owner of the registered trademark “MADDOCKS” which appears on this Web Site. Other trademarks contained on this Web Site may be owned by third parties. All trademarks mentioned on this Web Site may not be used or distributed without consent of Maddocks or the relevant third party owner.

Privacy Statement

These Terms and Conditions must be read in conjunction with Maddocks’ Privacy Statement. Maddocks undertakes to comply with the terms of its Privacy Statement.

Security of Information

Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed as totally secure. Although Maddocks strives to protect such information, Maddocks does not warrant and cannot ensure the security of any information which you transmit to it. Accordingly, any information which you transmit to Maddocks is transmitted at your own risk. Nevertheless, once Maddocks receives your transmission, it will take reasonable steps to preserve the security of such information.

Termination of Access

Access to this Web Site may be terminated at any time by Maddocks without notice. Maddocks’ disclaimer will nevertheless survive any such termination.

General

These Terms and Conditions of use are governed and construed in accordance with the laws in force in Victoria, Australia. You submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Victoria, Australia and any courts which may hear appeals from those courts in respect of any proceedings in connection with these Terms and Conditions of use, or the use of this Web Site.