Terms & Conditions Terms & Conditions Bx PTY LTD (ABN: 78 604 725 493), is a registered Australian Business.
By entering our websites, obtaining membership status of any level with Bx Pty Ltd (Bx), or attending any Bx event, you agree to our Terms and Conditions of use and sale.
1.0 Unless otherwise agreed in writing with Bx your agreement with Bx will always include, at a minimum, the Terms and Conditions set out in this document.
1.1 By becoming a member of Bx or attending any Bx event, you agree to accept these Terms and Conditions.
1.2 Bx is constantly innovating in order to provide the best possible experience for its members. You acknowledge and agree that the form and nature of the Services which Bx Provides may change from time to time without prior notice to you.
Use of The Services By You 2.0 Our membership offering, nor our website or any of the services and facilities provided by our website cannot be used for any commercial gain from any non-member of Bx. You agree by entering this site you accept our terms and conditions of use.
2.1 In order to access certain Services, you may be required to provide information about yourself (such as identification or contact details) as part of the registration process for the Service, or as part of your continued use of the Services. You agree that any registration information you give to Bx will always be accurate, correct and up to date.
2.2 You agree that you will not engage in any activity that interferes with or disrupts the Services.
2.3 You agree that you are solely responsible for any products, services, discounts, rewards or incentives that you have advertised and resulted in a sale by you to any consumer. (and that Bx has no responsibility to you or to any third party) for any breach of your obligations under the Terms and for the consequences (including any loss or damage which Bx may suffer) of any such breach.
2.4 You understand that all information (such as data files, written text, computer software, music, audio files or other sounds, photographs, videos or other images) which you may have access to as part of, or through your use of, the Services are the sole responsibility of the person from which such content originated. All such information is referred to as the “Content”.
2.5 You agree that you are solely responsible for (and Bx has no responsibility to you or to any third party for) any Content that you create, transmit or display while using the Services and for the consequences of your actions (including any loss or damage which Bx may suffer) by doing so.
2.6 You retain copyright and any other rights you already hold in Content which you submit, post or display on or through, the Services. By submitting, posting or displaying the content you give Bx a perpetual, irrevocable, worldwide, royalty-free, and non-exclusive license to reproduce, adapt, modify, translate, publish, publicly perform, publicly display and distribute any Content which you submit, post or display on or through, the Services. This license is for the sole purpose of enabling Bx to display, distribute and promote the Services and may be revoked for certain Services as defined in the Additional Terms of those Services.
2.7 You agree that this license includes a right for Bx to make such Content available to other companies, organisations or individuals with whom Bx have relationships for the provision of syndicated services, and to use such Content in connection with the provision of those services.
2.8 You understand that Bx, in performing the required technical steps to provide the Services to our users, may
(a) transmit or distribute your Content over various public networks and in various media; and
(b) make such changes to your Content as are necessary to conform and adapt that Content to the technical requirements of connecting networks, devices, services or media.
(c) that this content may continue to be distributed, transmitted or adapted during and following your membership with Bx.
You agree that this license shall permit Bx to take these actions.
2.9 You confirm and warrant to Bx that you have all the rights, power and authority necessary to grant the above.
Return and Refund Policy 3.0 The Bx Return and Refund Policy can be found here – https://BxNetworking.com/returnrefund-policy/
3.1 Unless otherwise instructed by you in writing, all services will continue and be displayed on your behalf.
3.2 You understand Bx provides no guarantees of sale or profit resulting from or in any shape or form by using any of the services provided and that it is your sole responsibility to utilise the services provided by Bx as shown to you and through the Members Welcome Pack to receive the best possible result. It is your responsibility if you are not sure or want to know how to better utilise services to approach Bx to get support.
Use of Your Email Address 4.0 You agree to give Bx the right to add your email address to the Bx database to use solely to distribute our services and information and any related business or associate information of Bx that Bx does not consider spam.
4.2 Attendees of Bx including all special events, networking events and any event, or gathering of business owners, and members of Bx, or organised by Bx, agree to these Terms and Conditions by attending these events.
4.3 You agree that you will not mark any Bx emails as spam with your mail provider.
4.4 As Bx will use email to communicate important business critical information, you must not unsubscribe from Bx emails during your membership term.
Membership Enrolment 5.0 You agree that each business or person must purchase a membership for each business owner or person within that or each organisation that is to attend any Bx event, whether online or in-person. This includes franchise and licensed owners of any organisation. Each franchise or licensee from any organisation must purchase a membership individually to use the services offered by Bx unless given written notice of approval from Bx.
5.1 The membership fee may increase at the sole discretion of Bx Pty Ltd, outside of your initial term. Notice shall be given of a minimum 30 days.
5.2 We reserve the right to refuse membership to any business, individual or organisation we feel does not meet our qualifying policies or does not operate in the spirit of the Bx culture.
5.3 You agree that you were given all the information required to make an informed decision about entering into an agreement with Bx. This being said, Bx provides a 1-day cooling off period, for change of mind. For clarity, you have until close of business the following day to email Admin@BxNetworking.com. No other forms of notice will be accepted.
5.4 You must email Admin@BxNetworking.com to terminate your agreement within the Cooling-Off period. No other forms of contact will be accepted. Your first payment will not be refunded.
5.5 Your first payment processes immediately upon signing of this agreement. If you have paid an upfront membership, Bx will refund the difference between the upfront payment and the first month of payment. If you have chosen to pay by monthly instalments, your first month’s payment, and only payment, will not be refunded.
5.6 Exercising your cooling off rights under this agreement, does not terminate this contract, not the terms of this contract.
Payment Terms 6.0 Billing: The credit card or bank details that you provide upon registering for an event or becoming a member will be automatically and immediately billed. All currency references are in AUS dollars. Please note, payments for the Service is billed annually and/ or monthly and is non-refundable.
6.1 Cancellation: If you cancel your membership with Bx, you will no longer have access to any content or services.
6.2 Cancellation: Should you elect to discontinue your membership with Bx (after the initial minimum Contract Term), written notice is required to cease payments. Payments will be ceased 30 days after written notice was received. Written notice is required by email to Admin@BxNetworking.com. No other forms of communication methods are accepted.
6.3 Your membership may be terminated for any reason, without limitation, if you have violated or acted inconsistently with the letter or spirit of these Terms and Conditions. Any contracts, verbal or written or assumed, will be terminated as well. Paid accounts that are terminated will not be refunded. The remaining term of your contract will be charged in full, if this contract is terminated for breach of contract.
6.4 If your credit card is invalid or rejected for more than 30-days for any reason, your membership may be cancelled, and all the information contained within will be deleted permanently. If this falls within the term of your agreement, you are required to pay out in full, the remaining balance of your term. We accept no liability for information that is deleted due to an invalid credit card.
6.5 The Membership Contract Term is established in the sign-up offer. If paid upfront, there is no refund after payment. All monthly payments are for a minimum term of 12-months (12 payment installments). The minimum term once reached will continue your membership on a month-to-month basis. You may then cancel your membership at any time, by providing 30 days’ notice. If there is a direct debit due to be charged within that 30 days, this will be deducted out of your account.
6.6 The Early Bird Meeting Fee Payment is to assist the leadership teams in coordinating the meeting. Numbers are often required to be confirmed with venues prior to the event. The Early Bird price ends at 8am (Sydney Time) the day prior to all networking meetings. We may change the pricing of meetings at any time, and the Early Bird conditions at our sole discretion.
6.7 Charges that have failed to process against your nominated credit card will attempt to re-charge your card on a daily basis. If your credit card continues to fail, the system will attempt to charge other credit cards previously added by you for other purchases that are on your membership file. You accept that any credit cards held on file by Bx can be charged for membership fees and meeting fees, or any other charges we consider you owe to Bx.
6.8 The costs associated with failed payments will be passed onto the cardholder without notice.
6.9 A $10 + GST credit card fail charge will be passed on for all late payments where manual intervention is required to receive payment. This charge will occur for each and every instance where manual follow up is required. This may be done without notice. A Tax Invoice will be issued upon successful payment.
6.10 Bx may charge any credit card on file for any meeting not paid for that was attended.
6.11 Bx may charge any card on file for any membership fees not paid for by their due date, or if another credit card on file is declined for whatever reason.
6.12 Credit card details are maintained and encrypted in the Bx CRM.
6.13 The Customer shall pay for all costs incurred by the Bx (including costs for which Bx may be contingently liable) in any attempt to collect any monies owed by the Customer to Bx under this Agreement including debt collection agent costs, repossession costs, location search costs, process server costs and solicitor costs on a solicitor/client basis.
6.14 – A $50 + GST fee will be charged should outstanding monies be referred to a debt collection agency. This fee covers the costs incurred by Bx in preparing the matter for collection. This fee is in addition to any fees charged by the nominated Debt Collection Agency.
6.15 All Bx Local Meetings require a Meeting Fee to be paid by any attendee. The Meeting Fee covers the cost of hosting the event, booking fees, room hire fees, team costs and meals/ drinks. The Meeting Fee is payable irrespective of whether a meal is consumed/ ordered.
6.16 Members can change bookings or cancel attendance up to 24 hours prior to the meeting date. There is a $10 + GST fee for all cancellations or changes to member bookings.
Fair Trading Policy As a registered member of Bx you agree to our fair-trading policy as in section 7.0 to 7.2 of this agreement.
7.0 You agree to the best of your ability to provide the highest quality standard of work to any new customers you gain or receive by using the service of Bx marketing and advertising features and resources.
7.1 You agree to allow Bx or any representative of Bx full access to all information required to resolve any dispute that may arise from any consumer or customer using your service through the use of our services.
7.2 Bx has the right to revoke any membership that we feel is not acting in the spirit of Bx. You will not receive any compensation or refund of membership to any remaining component of your membership. Clause 6.3 outlines your contingent liability for this contract should your membership be revoked.
Revision Date: 24th April 2021
1. Information Collection
1.1. We collect the following information about you and your use of our Platform in order to create a better, more personalised experience for you:
1.1.1. a nickname selected by you or assigned by us, your email address, your name (if provided) a password selected by you, your postcode; and
1.1.2. for each Bx Group or Bx Membership in which you participate, you may choose to create and store a short description or statement which will be viewed by anyone who is accessing that Bx Group or Bx Membership , and your message board postings.
1.1.3. for purposes of this Policy, “Personally Identifiable Information” means information that could be used to identify your personally (such as your email address or IP address), which has not been previously or subsequently disclosed by you on the public areas of our website or in messages you send to your Bx Group Mailing Lists or Bx Membership emails.
1.2. We automatically track certain basic information about our members (such as internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, click patterns, etc.). We use this information to do internal research on our members’ usage patterns, demographics, interests and general behavior to better understand and serve you and our community.
1.3. We currently contract with online partners to help manage and optimise our business and communications. For example, we use the services of partners to help us deliver and measure the effectiveness of our advertising and how visitors use our Platform. To do this, we and our partners use third-party tracking technologies such as web beacons, pixels and cookies on this Platform and on other websites and online services. A “cookie” is a piece of data stored on your computer that is tied to information about you. The type of information collected includes the URL you came from and go to, your browser information, and IP address, and helps us learn how to improve our service. We use these technologies for authentication, tracking user sessions, preferences, and movements around the Platform, anonymous and aggregated marketing analytics, performance analytics, ad retargeting, and tracking aggregate trends on the Platform. No information shared with our partners through cookies and related technologies is directly linked to your Personally Identifiable Information. If you wish to opt-out of these website analysis tools, you may do so here and at the sites listed in Section 4B below.
1.5. We may collect information such as postings you make on the public areas of our website, messages you send to the Bx Group Mailing List or Bx Membership emails, messages you send to us, and correspondence we receive from other members or third parties about your activities or postings on our website. Our use of this information is consistent with the rights and restrictions set forth in Section 2.
2. Use Of Information
2.1. We use the information we collect about you (including your Personally Identifiable Information) to create a better, more personalised experience for you based on your individual usage habits, improve our marketing and promotional efforts, analyse site usage, improve our content and product offerings, and customise our site’s content, layout and Services. These uses improve our site and allow us to better customise it to meet your needs. We also use the information we collect about you to resolve disputes, troubleshoot problems, and enforce our Terms & Conditions Agreement.
2.2. We may compile the information we collect about you and use it, in an aggregate form only, in the negotiation and establishment of service agreements with public and/or private enterprises under which such enterprises will serve as Bx partners or as venues for meetings between our members.
2.3. We may use for promotional, sales or any use that we consider appropriate your correspondence with us or photographs submitted for publication on our website, be it via email, postings on our website, or feedback via the member polls. Our use of such materials is consistent with the restrictions on disclosure of Personally Identifiable Information set forth in Section 3.
3. Disclosure Of Your Information
3.1. Opt-in requirement. Without your affirmative consent (on a case by case basis), we do not sell, rent or otherwise share your personally identifiable information with other third parties, unless otherwise required as described below under “Required Disclosures”. To the extent we share information with our parties and advertisers, we share only aggregated or otherwise non-personally identifiable information that is not linked to your personally identifiable information. Aggregated information that we may share with our marketing partners includes, but is not limited to, information showing the relative popularity of one Bx venue over another, or the popularity of certain Bx topics.
3.2. You should understand that information you provide through the registration process or post to the public areas of our website, or through the use of our Platform (including your name (if provided) and location information) may be accessible by and made public through syndication programs and by search engines, metasearch tools, crawlers, metacrawlers and other similar programs.
3.3. Required disclosures. Though we make every effort to preserve member privacy, we may need to disclose your Personally Identifiable Information when required by law or if we have a good-faith belief that such action is necessary to (a) comply with a current judicial proceeding, a court order or legal process served on our website, (b) enforce this Policy or the Terms & Conditions Agreement, (c) respond to claims that your Personal Information violates the rights of third parties; or (d) protect the rights, property or personal safety of Bx, its members and the public. You authorise us to disclose any information about you to law enforcement or other government officials as we, in our sole discretion, believe necessary or appropriate, in connection with an investigation of fraud, intellectual property infringements, or other activity that is illegal or may expose us or you to legal liability.
4. Communications From Bx And Members Of The Bx Community
4.1. Communication from Bx and Members of the Bx Community are governed by Sections 7.1 and 7.2 of our Terms of Service. You may manage your subscriptions to all Bx Communications in the Communication Preferences tab of the Your Account page.
4.2 We partner with third parties to manage our advertising on other sites and services. Our third party partners may use technologies such as cookies and other third-party tracking technologies to gather information about your activities on our Platform to market and advertise our services to you on third party sites and services. For example, third parties that we work with may use the fact that you visited our Platform to target ads for Bx services to you on non-Bx sites and services.
5. Reviewing, Updating, Deleting And Deactivating Personal Information
5.1. After registration for our Platform and for specific topic groups, Bx Groups, we provide a way to update your Personally Identifiable Information. Upon your request, we will deactivate your account and remove your Personally Identifiable Information from our active databases. To make this request, email email@example.com. Upon our receipt of your request, we will deactivate your account and remove your Personally Identifiable Information as soon as reasonably possible in accordance with our deactivation policy and applicable law. Nonetheless, we will retain in our files information you may have requested us to remove if, in our discretion, retention of the information is necessary to resolve disputes, troubleshoot problems or to enforce the Terms & Conditions Agreement. Furthermore, your information is never completely removed from our databases due to technical and legal constraints (for example, we will not remove your information from our back up storage).
6. Notification Of Changes
6.2. If we make any material changes in our privacy practices, we will post a prominent notice on our website notifying you and our other members of the change. In some cases where we post a notice we will also email you and other members who have opted to receive communications from us, notifying them of the changes in our privacy practices. However, if you have deleted/deactivated your account, then you will not be contacted, nor will your previously collected personal information be used in this new manner.
6.3. If the change to this Policy would change how your Personally Identifiable Information is treated, then the change will not apply to you without your affirmative consent. However, if after a period of thirty (30) days you have not consented to the change in the Policy, your account will be automatically suspended until such time as you may choose to consent to the Policy change. Until such consent, your personal information will be treated under the Policy terms in force when you began your membership.
6.4. Any other change to this Policy (i.e., if it does not change how we treat your Personally Identifiable Information) will become are effective after we provide you with at least thirty (30) days notice of the changes and provide notice of the changes as described above. You must notify us within this 30 day period if you do not agree to the changes to the Policy and wish to deactivate your account as provided under Section 5.
7. Dispute Resolution
8. Contact Information
8.1. If members or site visitors have any questions or suggestions regarding this Policy, please contact the Secretary of Bx using postal mail or email, as follows:
Postal Address: Bx Pty Ltd Level 4, 29 Kiora Rd, Miranda NSW 2228
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