Terms of Use Agreement

This Website, www.quiksilver.com.au("Website") is owned and operated by Ug Manufacturing Co Pty Ltd (“Quiksilver Australia”).

By using the Website, you agree to be bound by all the terms and conditions contained in this Terms of Use Agreement ("Agreement"). Please read this Agreement carefully. By using the Website you also represent that you are at least 18 years old, or you are at least the minimum legal age to enter into a contract in the jurisdiction in which you are viewing the Website. In addition, when you use any current or future version of the Website, you also will be subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement which may include as relevant, the Terms of Use Agreement ("Agreement"), Privacy Policy and the Custom Boardshorts Terms and Conditions. Please print a copy of this Agreement for your records. We may, from time to time, modify the terms of this Agreement. When we make changes, we will post those in a new Terms of Use Agreement. Your use of the Website following any such modification constitutes your agreement to the terms of the modified Agreement. You should visit this page periodically to learn of any changes to this Agreement.

User Comments

We welcome your comments about the Website. However, any comments, feedback, notes, messages, ideas, suggestions or other communications (collectively, "Comments") sent to us, whether through the Website, e-mail, facsimile, mail or other means, shall be and remain the exclusive property of Quiksilver Australia. Your submission of any such Comments shall constitute an irrevocable assignment to Quiksilver Australia of any and all worldwide rights, titles and interests in all copyrights and other intellectual property rights in the Comments. As such, Quiksilver Australia and any of its affiliates will be entitled to use, reproduce, disclose, publish and distribute any material you submit for any purpose whatsoever, without restriction and without compensating you in any way. For this reason, we ask that you not send us any Comments which you do not intend to assign to us, including any confidential information or any original creative materials such as stories, product ideas, computer code or original artwork.

Privacy

 

Please review our Privacy Policy, which also governs your visit to the Website, to understand our privacy practices. The terms and conditions of our Privacy Policy are incorporated herein and made a part of this Agreement.

Trademarks

 

Quiksilver is a registered trademark of Quiksilver, Inc. Quiksilver, Roxy, DC Shoes, and other marks indicated on the Website are trademarks or registered trademarks of Quiksilver, Inc. and its affiliates. All rights in such names are hereby reserved.

All rights in the product names, company names, trade names, graphics, logos, page headers, button icons, scripts, product packaging, trade dress and designs of all Quiksilver or third-party products or services, whether or not appearing in large print or with the trademark symbol, belong exclusively to Quiksilver Australia or their respective owners and are protected from reproduction, imitation, dilution, or confusing or misleading uses under national and international trademark and copyright laws. The use or misuse of these trademarks or any materials, except as permitted herein, is expressly prohibited, and nothing stated or implied on the Website confers on you any license or right under any patent or trademark of Quiksilver Australia, its affiliates or any third party.

Copyright

 

All copyright rights in the text, images, photographs, graphics, user interface, music and other content provided on the Website, and the selection, coordination, and arrangement of such content, are owned by Quiksilver Australia, its affiliates or its third-party licensors to the full extent provided under the Copyright Act 1968 (Cth) and all international copyright laws. Under applicable copyright laws, you are prohibited from copying, reproducing, modifying, distributing, displaying, performing, or transmitting any of the contents of the Website for any purposes. Nothing stated or implied on the Website confers on you any license or right under any copyright of Quiksilver Australia, its affiliates or any third party.

The Website and the information contained in reference herein are for your personal, non-commercial use only. Except as otherwise specifically permitted herein, you shall not broadcast, duplicate, copy, reproduce, edit, manipulate, modify, publish, rent, sell, publicly display, perform, distribute, transmit, or circulate to anyone the contents of the Website, or use the contents of the Website in litigation, or for any commercial or promotional purposes, without the express written consent of Quiksilver Australia, its affiliates or its lawful successors and assigns.

For usage permission, please contact us via email at privacy@quiksilver.com.au.

Notice of Copyright Infringement

 

Quiksilver Australia respects and honors the intellectual property of others. If you believe that your work has been copied and is accessible on the Website in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide Quiksilver Australia’s Copyright Agent with the following information:

  1. Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed;
  2. Identification of the allegedly infringing material on the Website that is requested to be removed;
  3. Your name, address, and daytime telephone number, and an email address if available, so that Quiksilver Australia may contact you if necessary;
  4. A statement that you have a good faith belief that the use of the copyrighted work is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law;
  5. A statement that the information in the notification is accurate and, under penalty of perjury, that the signatory is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive copyright right that is allegedly infringed; and
  6. An electronic or physical signature of the copyright owner or someone authorized on the owner's behalf to assert infringement of copyright and to submit the statement.

Quiksilver Australia’s Copyright Agent for notice of claims of copyright infringement on the Website is Quiksilver Australia’s General Counsel, who can be reached as follows:

Ug Manufacturing Co Pty Ltd
Att: General Counsel
27 Baines Crescent
Torquay VIC 3228

 

License and Website Access

 

Quiksilver Australia grants you a limited, revocable and nonexclusive license to access and make personal use of the Website but not to download (other than page caching) or modify it, or any portion of it, except with express written consent of Quiksilver Australia. This license does not include any resale or commercial use of the Website or its contents; any collection and use of any product listings, descriptions, or prices; any derivative use of the Website or its contents; any downloading or copying of account information for the benefit of another merchant; or any use of data mining, robots, spiders or similar data gathering and extraction tools.

Neither the Website nor any portion of the Website may be reproduced, duplicated, copied, sold, resold, visited, or otherwise exploited for any commercial purpose without express written consent of Quiksilver Australia. You may not frame or use framing techniques to enclose any trademark, logo, or other proprietary information (including images, text, page layout, or form) of Quiksilver Australia and its affiliates without express written consent of Quiksilver Australia. You may not use meta tags or any other hidden text using Quiksilver Australia's name or trademarks without the express written consent of Quiksilver Australia. Any unauthorized use will immediately terminate the permission or license granted by Quiksilver Australia.

You are granted a limited, revocable, and nonexclusive right to create a hyperlink to the home page of the Website so long as the link does not portray Quiksilver Australia or its products or services in a false, misleading, derogatory, or otherwise offensive manner as determined by Quiksilver Australia in its sole discretion. You may not use any Quiksilver logo or other proprietary graphic or trademark as part of the link without express written permission of Quiksilver Australia. You may not make any other part of the Website, other than the home page of the Website, available as part of another service by "deep linking," or otherwise, without prior written permission from Quiksilver Australia.

Product Information

 

Quiksilver Australia attempts to be accurate in describing its products. We do not warrant that product descriptions or other content of the Website are complete, reliable, current, or error-free. Most Quiksilver products displayed on the Website are available in select retail stores in Australia and select foreign markets while supplies last. In some cases, merchandise displayed for sale on the Website may not be available in retail stores. Unless otherwise stated, the prices displayed on the Website are quoted in Australian Dollars.

Colours

 

We have made every effort to display as accurately as possible the colors of our products that appear at the Website. As the actual colors you see depend on your computer monitor, however, we cannot guarantee that your monitor's display of any color will be accurate.

DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES AND LIMITATIONS ON LIABILITY

 

THE SITE IS PROVIDED BY QUIKSILVER AUSTRALIA ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, QUIKSILVER AUSTRALIA MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE OPERATION OF THE SITE OR THE INFORMATION, CONTENT, THIRD-PARTY CONTENT, MATERIALS, PRODUCTS, SERVICES OR LINKED SERVICES PROVIDED ON OR THROUGH THE SITE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, THAT THE INFORMATION PROVIDED THROUGH THE SITE WILL BE FREE FROM ERROR, OMISSION, INTERRUPTION, DEFECT, OR DELAY IN OPERATION, OR FROM TECHNICAL INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS; THAT THE SITE WILL BE AVAILABLE AT ANY PARTICULAR TIME OR LOCATION; THAT DEFECTS OR ERRORS IN THE SERVICE WILL BE CORRECTED; OR THAT THE CONTENT ON THE SITE IS FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. ANY INFORMATION ON THE SITE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE, AND WE DISCLAIM ALL RESPONSIBILITY FOR THESE CHANGES. YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THE SITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK.

TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, QUIKSILVER AUSTRALIA AND ITS AFFILIATES, SUCCESSORS AND ASSIGNS DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.

IN NO EVENT WILL QUIKSILVER AUSTRALIA AND ITS AFFILIATES, SUCCESSORS AND ASSIGNS, OR ANY PARTY INVOLVED IN CREATING, PRODUCING, OR DELIVERING THE SITE, BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OF ANY KIND ARISING FROM THE USE OF THE SITE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTIAL, EXEMPLARY, PUNITIVE, SPECIAL AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR ANY DAMAGES OF ANY TYPE OR NATURE ARISING OUT OF YOUR ACCESS, USE, MISUSE, OR INABILITY TO USE THE SITE OR ANY LINKED SITES OR SERVICES; IN THE EVENT A THIRD PARTY INTERCEPTS OR DECRYPTS ANY TRANSMISSION OF INFORMATION THAT YOU PROVIDE TO QUIKSILVER AUSTRALIA THROUGH THE SITE; OR IN CONNECTION WITH ANY FAILURE OF PERFORMANCE, ERROR, OMISSION, INTERRUPTION, DEFECT, DELAY IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION, COMPUTER VIRUS, OR LINE OR SYSTEM FAILURE, WHETHER IN AN ACTION UNDER CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE, TORT, STRICT LIABILITY, OR ANY OTHER THEORY, EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN PREVIOUSLY ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. CERTAIN STATES OR JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF CERTAIN DAMAGES. IF THESE LAWS APPLY TO YOU, SOME OR ALL OF THE ABOVE DICLAIMERS, EXCLUSIONS, OR LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY, AND YOU MAY HAVE ADDITIONAL RIGHTS.

Applicable Law and Disputes

 

This Agreement, your rights and obligations, our rights and obligations, and all actions contemplated by this Agreement are governed by the laws in force in the State of Victoria and the parties irrevocably submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Victoria and courts of appeal from them for determining any dispute concerned with this agreement.

Indemnification

 

You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless Quiksilver Australia and its affiliates, successors and assigns, and its and their respective directors, officers, employees, agents, co-branders or other partners (“Indemnified Parties”) from and against any and all allegations, claims, demands, actions, causes of action, proceedings (whether threatened or pending), orders, damages, losses, liabilities, costs and expenses, including reasonable attorney's fees and other legal expenses, and judgments of any kind of nature, incurred by the Indemnified Parties arising out of or relating to your use of the Website, your violation of this Agreement, or your violation of any rights of another.

Miscellaneous Legal Provisions

 

We may discontinue the Website at any time and for any reason, without notice. We may change the contents, operation, or any and all other features of the Website at any time for any reason, without notice. We may discontinue or restrict your use of the Website at any time for any reason, without notice.

You agree that no joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship exists between you and Quiksilver Australia as a result of this Agreement or your use of the Website. Nothing contained in this Agreement is in derogation of Quiksilver Australia's right to comply with governmental, court, and law enforcement requests or requirements relating to your use of the Website or information provided to or gathered by Quiksilver Australia with respect to such use. A printed version of this Agreement and of any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to this Agreement to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form.

The failure of Quiksilver Australia to enforce any provisions of this Agreement or respond to a breach by you or other parties shall not in any way waive its right to enforce subsequently any terms or conditions of this Agreement or to act with respect to similar breaches.

If any provision in this Agreement is invalid or unenforceable under applicable law, the remaining provisions will continue in full force and effect, and the invalid unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision.

Subject to any additional terms published on this Website, this Agreement is the entire and final Agreement regarding the Website and its content, and supersedes any prior or contemporaneous communications between Quiksilver Australia and you regarding the Website and its contents.

All rights not expressly granted herein are hereby reserved to Quiksilver Australia.

Third Party and Co-Branded Websites

 

The Website may contain hyperlinks ("links") to websites operated by persons or entities other than Quiksilver ("third-party Websites") or to co-branded websites operated by a third party, including affiliates ("co-branded Websites"). We provide such links for your reference and convenience only. A link from Quiksilver Australia to a third-party Website does not imply or mean that we endorse the content on that third-party or co-branded Website or the operator or operations of that Website. You are solely responsible for determining the extent to which you use any content at any third party or co-branded Websites to which you might link from the Website. QUIKSILVER AUSTRALIA AND ITS AFFILIATES, SUCCESSORS AND ASSIGNS ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGES INCURRED AS A RESULT OF ANY DEALINGS WITH ANY THIRD-PARTY WEB SITE OR CO-BRANDED WEB SITE, ANY MERCHANT OR OPERATOR OF A THIRD-PARTY WEB SITE OR CO-BRANDED WEB SITE, OR ANY OTHER PERSON WITH WHOM YOU ENGAGE IN ANY TRANSACTION.

Your Responsibilities

 

You agree to comply with all applicable laws in connection with your use of the Website, and such further limitations as may be set forth in any written or on-screen notice from Quiksilver Australia. As a condition of your use of the Website, you warrant that you will not use the Website for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by this Agreement. All information that you provide in connection with a purchase or transaction or other interaction with the Website or any co-branded Website will be accurate, complete, and current. You will pay all charges incurred by users of your credit card, debit card, or other payment method used in connection with a purchase or transaction or other interaction with Quiksilver Australia or any co-branded Website at the prices in effect when such charges are incurred. You will pay any applicable taxes, if any, relating to any such purchases, transactions or other interactions.

By using the Website, you agree not to violate or attempt to violate the security of the Website, including, by way of illustration but not limitation, actions such as accessing data not intended for you or logging into a server or account that you are not authorized to access; attempting to probe, scan, or test the vulnerability of a system or network or to breach security or authentication measures without proper authorization; attempting to interfere with service to any user, host, or network, including, without limitation, by way of submitting a virus to or overloading, "flooding," "spamming," "mailbombing," or "crashing" the Website; sending unsolicited email, including promotions and/or advertising of products or services; and forging any TCP/IP packet header or any part of the header information in any email or posting.