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Rules of Playz
Terms and Conditions – End User
The Rules of Playz
Welcome to the Playz website playz.com.au. All references to the word Playz are references to Playz Holdings Pty Ltd in its own right, it’s associated bodies, and includes any of its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors, agents, other partners and employees. The following Terms and Conditions govern the use of the Playz website, playz.com.au and its associated apps and social media platforms. By using this site, the End User (“you”) are agreeing to be bound by the following Terms and Conditions that follow.
1. About Playz
(a) Playz publishes or makes available on the Playz website and associated social media platforms information, advertisements, products and services intended for parents to organize activities for their children. Playz does not warrant, represent, authorise or endorse:
(i) the reliability, accuracy or completeness of any such material published on the Playz website or associated social media platforms or on any website that links from the Playz website.
(ii) any of the companies, businesses, clubs or organisations which are featured on, or advertise or are named on the Playz website.
(b) Playz does not provide any warranty in relation to any goods or services advertised for sale on Playz by third parties.
(c) Playz does not endorse or necessarily agree with any of the feedback or ratings that have been published on this website.
2. Personal and Non Commercial Use Only
Use of Playz is for your personal and non-commercial use only. Except for the material held in your computer’s cache or a single permanent copy of the material for your personal use, or items shared through the Playz website or through social media, you must not without the prior written approval of Playz:
(a) modify, copy, distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish or license any material;
(b) use or attempt to use any material published on Playz to create any website or publication or searchable database;
(c) mirror or frame any website or page within Playz;
(d). use any automated process of any sort to query, access, retrieve, scrape, data-mine or copy any material on Playz or generate or compile any document, index or database based on the material published on Playz;
(e) transfer or sell any information, functionality or products or services offered on Playz; or
(f) undertake any other action which is in violation of these terms and conditions or any applicable law.
3. You are Responsible for your use of Playz
(a) Playz does not warrant the accuracy or completeness of, or the representations made in the listings on Playz, or any website that links from Playz or any information received as a result of using Playz. You are responsible for assessing the accuracy of the information found on Playz and rely on it at your own risk. Playz also does not warrant the qualifications or competence of any of the companies, businesses, clubs or organisations (referred to below as “Activity Providers”) who are featured, or advertise or are named on the Playz website. It is your responsibility to make your own research as to whether the activities conducted by those Activity Providers, and their level of supervision and care, and their standards, are satisfactory and are appropriate for your child.
(b) The services and goods shown on Playz are provided as general information only. The services and/or products are not professional, expert or other advice and are not a substitute for such advice; may not be appropriate, correct or sufficient for your children’s circumstances; should not be relied on as the only reason you do or don’t do anything; and may not be continually accessible or free from errors or viruses.
(c) You agree to indemnify Playz against any liability, loss, claim or demand if Playz (or any of its officers, representatives, employees or agents) suffers any loss or damage or incurs any cost in connection with a breach by you (or any of its officers, representatives, employees or agents) of these terms and conditions.
(d) You must keep your username and password to access Playz secure and confidential and not provide those details to any third party under any circumstance. You represent and warrant to Playz that you accept all liability for any unauthorised use of any username and password created by or issued to you.
4. Registered Users of Playz
(a) If you choose to become a registered user of Playz, additional products and services may be made available to you.
(b) By becoming a Playz registered user, you agree to receive electronic communications from Playz about its products and services.
(c) If you choose to utilise registered user products and services, you agree to abide by any additional terms and conditions of those specific products and / or services.
5. Information you provide to Activity Providers though Playz
Any information you provide to any third party on Playz should be verified with the Activity Provider. In particular, any allergy or special need requirements, or any other requirements communicated through Playz, need to be confirmed directly with the Activity Provider.
6. Bookings made through the Playz website
Playz acts as a booking agent for various activity providers (“the Activity Providers”) which are featured on the Playz website. Bookings made on Playz for activities on this site are made directly with each Activity Provider and the role of Playz is strictly limited to that of booking agent. Playz is not liable for the content, facilities, conduct, or any other aspect of the activity provided by any Activity Provider. Playz is not liable for any additional terms and conditions that Activity Providers may impose, including but not limited to terms and conditions that Activity Providers have published on this website. Playz is also not liable for any act, neglect, default or breach of any Activity Provider. It is your responsibility to inform an Activity Provider of any needs of your child. It is also your responsibility to research the activities, qualifications and standards of the Activity Provider to ensure that they are appropriate for your child.
Playz is in no way to be held responsible for the way in which any activity is conducted by an Activity Provider, or the conditions under which an activity is held, or any other issues that may arise from the activity.
7. Cancellations and Refunds
Playz does not exchange or refund an Activity booking. Cancellations, changes and refunds are the sole responsibility of the Activity Provider and they will be accountable and responsible for any exchanges or refunds due. Please note any specific Activity Provider terms in relation to Cancellations and Refunds.
(a) Playz may provide you with the ability to communicate with Playz, advertisers and other users of Playz, through agreements, online forms, social media, electronic requests and enquires, blogs, competition entries, online forums, inbound phone number services and other forms of electronic messaging (Communications).
(b) You acknowledge that Communications may be public and not private communications. Further, you acknowledge that Communication may be collected, stored and scanned by Playz. You should not however, consider Communication to have been reviewed, screened, or approved by Playz.
(c) Use of the Communications is provided on condition that you do not do any of the following:
i. transmit any information or material which is knowingly incorrect, misleading or deceptive;
ii. transmit any defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful information or material or information;
iii. transmit spam, chain letters, contests, junk mail, surveys or other mass messaging;
iv. use the Communications Services for any unlawful purpose;
v. post or upload files that contain software or other material or information in breach of any person’s intellectual property or privacy rights.
vi. deliberately upload files that contain viruses, corrupted files, worms, defects or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of another’s computer or damage any of Playz infrastructure;
vii. delete any author attributions, legal notices or proprietary designations or labels in any file that is uploaded.
viii. advertise or offer to sell any goods or services, or conduct or forward surveys, contests or chain letters other than as approved by Playz.
ix. download any file posted by another user of the Communications that you know, or reasonably should know, is unlawful or contrary to these terms and conditions.
x. excessively use the Communications in a manner which may hinder or prevent Playz from providing services to any other persons or which may threaten the integrity or use by any person of Playz;
xi. authorise, aid, abet encourage or incite any person to do any of the above acts.
(d) Playz may, but has no obligation to, review the use of the Communications by you and in its absolute discretion may delete, edit, refuse to post or remove in whole or part any information or material uploaded or posted using the Communications.
9. Software Services
(a) Any software that is made available to download from Playz (“Software”) is owned by Playz and/or its suppliers.
(b) Your use of the Software is governed by the terms of the end user license agreement, if any, which accompanies or is included with the Software (“License Agreement”). You must agree to the terms of the License Agreement before using the Software.
(c) If there is no License Agreement, Playz grants you a personal, non-transferable license to use the Software for viewing and otherwise using Playz in accordance with these terms and conditions, and for no other purpose. You must not:
i. copy, reproduce, translate, adapt, vary or modify in whole or in part or the Software;
ii. reverse assemble or reverse compile or directly or indirectly allow or cause a third party to reverse assemble or reverse compile, in whole or in part, the Software;
iii. introduce or use any device, software or routine that interferes or attempts to interfere with the operation of the Software; or
iv. sub-license, rent, lease, lend or grant to any person any rights to use the Software other than as set out in this paragraph.
10. Playz and Your Privacy
11. What Law Governs these Terms and Conditions
These Terms and Conditions are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Victoria Australia and you irrevocably submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts in that State.
12. Playz May Change These Terms and Conditions
(b) Playz may cease to provide you with access to Playz or any of its services without notice.
(c) All rights not expressly granted are reserved.
13. Contact Playz
If you have a question, problem or complaint or need to contact us:
Postal Address: PO Box 120 Darling South, Victoria, 3145
Email complaints or questions: firstname.lastname@example.org
We recognise the importance of protecting the privacy of information collected about visitors to our web site, in particular information that is capable of identifying an
Personal information about visitors to our site is collected only when knowingly and voluntarily submitted. For example, we may need to collect such information to provide you with further services or to answer or forward any requests or enquiries. It is our intention that this policy will protect your personal information from being dealt with in any way that is inconsistent with applicable privacy laws in Australia.
Use of Information
Collecting information on Registered members
As part of registering with us, we collect and retain personal information about you in order for you to take full advantage of our services. To do this it may be necessary for you to provide additional information to us as detailed below.
Registration is completely optional. Registration may include submitting your name, email address, address, telephone numbers, children’s ages. By registering you are also agreeing to receive updates and promotional material and other information. You may access this information at any time by logging in and going to your account.
We will generally use or disclose your personal information only for the primary purpose for which it was collected; or for a related secondary purpose where you would reasonably expect us to use or disclose the personal information for that secondary purpose. We may otherwise use and disclose your personal information if you have given us consent for the use or disclosure or it is required or authorised by law. Apart from where you have consented or disclosure is necessary to achieve the purpose for which it was submitted, personal information may be disclosed in special situations where we have reason to believe that doing so is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against anyone damaging, injuring, or interfering (intentionally or unintentionally) with our rights or property, users, or anyone else who could be harmed by such activities. We may engage contractors or other service providers to provide you with goods or services on our behalf. In that circumstance, we may disclose your personal information to those third parties in order to meet your request for goods or services.
We strive to ensure the security, integrity and privacy of personal information submitted to this website, and we review and update our security measures in light of current technologies. We will endeavour to take all reasonable steps to protect the personal information you may transmit to us or from our online products and services. Once we do receive your transmission, we will also make our best efforts to ensure its security on our systems. In addition, our employees and the contractors and service providers who provide services related to our information systems are obliged to respect the confidentiality of any personal information held by us. However, we will not be held responsible for events arising from unauthorised access to your personal information.
Collecting Information for Users
Our web servers gather your IP address to assist with the diagnosis of problems or support issues with our services. Again, information is gathered in aggregate only and cannot be traced to an individual user.
Cookies and Applets
your computer’s operating system;
your computer’s browser type and capabilities;
your computer’s Internet Protocol (IP) address and geolocation;
web pages visited, including how you were referred to each web page; and
web page usage statistics, including the time spent on each web page. In
addition, third parties may place and read cookies on your browser, or use web
beacons or similar technologies to collect information. Cookies can be managed
by accessing the individual settings in your browser.
This aggregate, non-personal information is collated and provided to us to assist in analysing the usage of the site and continuing to improve this website.
If you do not wish to have cookies placed on your computer, please set your browser preferences to reject all cookies before accessing our site.
Third Party Services
Playz uses a variety of services hosted by third parties, such as Google Analytics and Hotjar. These services may collect information sent by your browser as part of a web page request, such as cookies or your IP request. For information on how Google Analytics and Hotjar collect and use your information, please refer to their privacy policies. By using Playz, you consent to the processing of data by these third parties in accordance with their privacy policies.
Access to Information
We will endeavour to take all reasonable steps to keep secure any information which we hold about you, and to keep this information accurate and up to date. If, at any time, you discover that information held about you is incorrect, you may contact us to have the information corrected. In addition, our employees and the contractors and service providers who provide services related to our information systems are obliged to respect the confidentiality of any personal information held by us.
Using your personal Information
Generally, we use and disclose your personal information for the purpose of providing you with the services that you have requested, or otherwise to enable us to carry out our business. If those purposes for which we have collected the information involve providing personal information about an individual to any third party, we will take
appropriate and reasonable steps to ensure any personal information is protected. We will generally only use personal information for marketing if you have given express
or implied consent or it is impracticable to seek consent before this use. When registering with Playz, you consent to Playz using your personal information, such as your email address, for direct marketing purposes. This includes sending you emails on relevant activities for your children. You may opt out of receiving these direct marketing communications at any time. Our electronic marketing activities will comply with the requirements of the Spam Act 2003 (Cth).
Links to other sites
We provide links to Web sites outside of this web site, which are owned and managed by third parties. These linked sites are not under our control, and we cannot accept responsibility for the conduct of companies linked to our website. Before disclosing your personal information on any other website, we advise you to examine the terms and conditions of using that Web site and its privacy statement.
Problems or questions
Reviews are for the benefit of other users who may wish to use the same activities that you have used.
Who can Post a review on playz
any registered user whose child has attended the activity being reviewed
and the registered user has no affiliation with the activity provider of the listing
The intention of reviews
to provide information to other users looking at activities
to give a personal account of a users experience
Are reviews moderated?
The playz team reads every review and posts only reviews that meet our guidelines.
Activity Providers are able to have a right of reply / comment to every review posted.
Activity Providers are able to request reviews to be removed from playz if they can verify the review is not written in good faith.
What’s not allowed?
Obscene or distasteful content
Profanity or spiteful remarks
Promotion of illegal or immoral conduct
2. Promotional content:
Reviews written for any form of compensation.
3. Inappropriate content:
Other people’s material (this includes excessive quoting)
Phone numbers, mailing addresses, and URLs external to playz
4. Off-topic information:
reviews should be relevant to the activity being reviewed
Only first hand experiences
No second-hand information or hearsay (unverified information, rumors, or quotations from other sources or the reported opinions/experience of others).
No reviews written by ownership, management or other representative of the providers business including representatives from other locations or areas.
Individuals affiliated with a provider may not review competitors.
No ratings or comments about aspects of an activity that your children did not experience.