Terms of Use


By accessing the Polaris Communications Pty Ltd website, you automatically agree to the Polaris Communications ‘Terms of Use’ as outlined herewith.

1. Copyright

Polaris Communications Pty Ltd is the owner of the Polaris Website (the Service). The information contained within this website is subject to copyright. You may freely, read, download and print any information contained within our web site for personal and business use.  Reproductions, transmissions or broadcasts of any part of this website are not permitted irrespective of format without the prior written consent of Polaris Communications.

In the event that Polaris changes any part of the Polaris Website Service or discontinues the Service, which Polaris may do at its election, you acknowledge that you may no longer be able to use the Polaris Website to the same extent as prior to such change or discontinuation, and that Polaris shall have no liability to you in such case.

Polaris and its licensors reserve the right to change, suspend, remove or disable access to any content or other materials comprising a part of the Service at any time without notice. In no event will Polaris be liable for the removal of or disabling of access to any such content or materials. Polaris may also impose limits on the use of or access to certain features or portions of the Service, in any case and without notice or liability.

Downloading Polaris Content

Polaris Communications Materials, including Datasheets, User Guides and On-line Images, are protected by the Copyright Laws of Australia.  All rights are reserved.

When you access the Polaris Communications Website you agree that:

  • You may retrieve Polaris Communication’s materials for information only.
  • You may save a local copy or send it to your printer in order to inform authorised and potential users about Polaris Communications Materials. However, you may not make any charge for such use and any commercial exploitation is expressly prohibited.
  • You must include the copyright notice in any copy that you make.
  • You may not modify the information found in Polaris Communications Materials without the express permission of Polaris Communications.


Without prior consent from Polaris Communications, you shall not use the Polaris Website for redistribution, transfer, assignment or sublicense, to the extent permitted by law.

For details of your rights and restrictions on your rights to use the Polaris Website Service, see:
www.copyright.org.au or
www.ipaustralia.gov.au/ip/copyright.shtml or

The delivery of Polaris Website information does not automatically transfer to you any commercial or promotional use rights.

Intellectual Property

You agree that the Polaris Website Service, including but not limited to products, graphics, audio clips, video clips and editorial content, contains proprietary information and material that is owned by Polaris and/or its licensors, and is protected by applicable intellectual property and other laws, including but not limited to copyright, and that you will not use such proprietary information or materials in any way whatsoever except in compliance with the terms of this Agreement. No portion of the Polaris Website may be reproduced in any form or by any means, except as expressly permitted hereunder. You agree not to modify, rent, lease, loan, sell, distribute or create derivative works based on the Polaris Website in any manner, and you shall not exploit the Service in any unauthorised way whatsoever, including but not limited to, by trespass or burdening network capacity.

The use of any part of the Polaris Website Service, except for use of the Service as permitted in these Terms of Service, is strictly prohibited and infringes on the intellectual property rights of others and may subject you to civil and criminal penalties, including possible monetary damages for copyright infringement.


2. Age requirements for use of the Service.

The Polaris Website is available for individuals aged 13 years or older. If you are 13 or older but under the age of 18, you should review these terms and conditions with your parent or guardian to make sure that you and your parent or guardian understand these terms and conditions. Additional age restrictions apply for products containing objectionable material.


3. System Requirements.

The Polaris Website is not part of any other product or offering, and no purchase or rental (as applicable) or obtaining of any other product shall be construed to represent or guarantee you access to the Service.


4. Policies and Rules.

Your use of the Polaris Website Service and transactions made through it are subject to the Polaris Terms and Conditions, all of which are hereby made a part of this Agreement.  Any downloaded product datasheets and user guides are subject to any Terms of Use or other Terms and Conditions required for use of such information (which are automatically accepted in order to download such information), all of which are hereby made a part of this Agreement.


5. Privacy

Except as otherwise expressly provided for herewith, the Service is subject to Polaris’ Privacy Policy, which is expressly made a part of this Agreement.


6. User Account and Security.

As a registered user of the Service, you may receive or establish an account (“Account”). You are solely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality and security of your Account. You should not reveal your Account information to anyone else or use anyone else’s Account. You are entirely responsible for all activities that occur on or through your Account, and you agree to immediately notify Polaris of any unauthorised use of your Account or any other breach of security. Polaris shall not be responsible for any losses arising out of the unauthorised use of your Account.


7. Interacting with the Polaris Website.

The Service may offer interactive features that allow you to, among other things, submit or post information, materials or links to third party content on areas of the Service accessible and viewable by other users of the Service and the public. You represent and agree that any use by you of such features, including any information, materials or links submitted or posted by you, shall be your sole responsibility, shall not infringe or violate the rights of any other party or violate any laws, contribute to or encourage infringing or otherwise unlawful conduct, or otherwise be obscene, objectionable or in poor taste, and that you have obtained all necessary rights, licenses or clearances.

You further agree to provide accurate and complete information in connection with your submission or posting of any information or materials on the Service. Moreover, you hereby grant Polaris a worldwide, royalty-free, non-exclusive license to use such materials as part of the Service, and in relation to its Products, without any compensation or obligation to you.

Polaris reserves the right not to post or publish any materials, and to delete, remove or edit any material, at any time in its sole discretion without notice or liability.

Polaris has the right, but not the obligation, to monitor any information and materials submitted or posted by you or otherwise available on the Polaris Website, to investigate any reported or apparent violation, and to take any action that Polaris in its sole discretion deems appropriate, including, without limitation.


8. General Compliance with Laws.

The Service is controlled and operated by Polaris from its offices in Australia. You agree to comply with all local, state, federal and national laws, statutes, ordinances and regulations that apply to your use of the Service.


9. Enforcement of These Terms.

Polaris Communications Pty Ltd reserves the right to takes steps that Polaris believes are reasonably necessary or appropriate to enforce and/or verify compliance with any part of these Terms of Use (including but not limited to Polaris Website Login to cooperate with any legal process relating to your use of the Service and/or Products, and/or a third party claim that your use of the Service and/or Products is unlawful and/or infringes such third party's rights). You agree that Polaris has the right, without liability to you, to disclose any Registration Data and/or Account information to law enforcement authorities, government officials, and/or a third party, as Polaris believes is reasonably necessary or appropriate to enforce and/or verify compliance with any part of their Terms of Use (including but not limited to Polaris' right to cooperate with any legal process relating to your use of the Service and/or Products, and/or a third party claim that your use of the Polaris website is unlawful and/or infringes such third party's rights).


10. No Responsibility for Third-Party Materials or Web sites.

Certain content, products and services available via the Polaris Website may include materials from third parties. In addition, Polaris may provide links to certain third-party websites. You acknowledge and agree that Polaris is not responsible for examining or evaluating the content or accuracy of any such third-party material or websites. Polaris does not warrant or endorse and does not assume and will not have any liability or responsibility for any third-party materials or websites, or for any other materials, products, or services of third parties. Links to other websites are provided solely as a convenience to you.


11. Changes.

Polaris reserves the right, at any time and from time to time, to update, revise, supplement and otherwise modify these Terms of Use and to impose new or additional rules, policies, terms or conditions on your use of the Polaris Website Service. Such updates, revisions, supplements, modifications, and additional rules, policies, terms, and conditions (collectively referred to herewith as "Additional Terms”) will be effective immediately and incorporated into these Terms of Use.


12. Notices.

If applicable, Polaris may send you notice with respect to the Polaris Website by sending an email message to the email address listed in your Polaris Account contact information, by sending a letter via postal mail to the contact address listed in your Polaris Account contact information. Notices shall become effective immediately.


13. Governing Law.

These Terms of Use and the use of the Polaris Website Service are governed by the laws of Victoria, Australia.

14. Notice of Trademark.

Polaris Communications logo is a registered trademark of Polaris Communications Pty. Ltd. The Polaris logo may not be used without the prior specific, written permission of Polaris Communications.

The trademarks, logos and service marks used and displayed in the Polaris Website are registered and unregistered trademarks of Polaris and other companies. Please review to the list of registered and unregistered marks.  All other registered and unregistered trademarks used herewith are the property of their respective owners.


15. Disclaimer.

Polaris Communications makes no representations about the content and suitability of this information for any purpose. It is provided "as is" without express or implied warranty.

Polaris Communications disclaims all warranties with regard to this information, including all implied warranties or merchantability and fitness. In no event shall Polaris Communications be liable for any special, indirect or consequential damages or any damages whatsoever resulting from loss of use, data or profits, whether in an action of contract, negligence or other tortious action, rising out of or in connection with the use or performance of this information.

Polaris Communications go to great lengths to ensure that all information presented in the Polaris website is accurate. If you use any information provided by us, you do so at your own risk. Polaris Communications does not accept responsibility for any information you use which has a detrimental effect on your business.   No warranty is given that the functions contained in the information / materials will meet your requirements.


About Polaris.

Our ABN is 91 006 102 601 and our registered office is at Level 1, 216 City Road, Southbank, Vic, 3006, Australia.

Last updated:  21 Jul 2014




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