Website: Specific Terms

Last updated: December 2022

1. About these Terms

(a) The Real Estate Institute of New South Wales Limited (ABN 51 000 012 457) (REINSW) is the peak industry body for real estate agents and property professionals in New South Wales. This website provides information about REINSW and its products and services, together with general information about real estate practice in New South Wales.

(b) These terms of use (Terms) sets out the terms of our relationship with you in relation to this website.

(c) References in these Terms to "we", "us" and "our" are references to REINSW. References to "you" or "your" in these Terms means you, the person accessing or using this website.

(d) Access and use of this website are subject to these Terms.

2. Consent

By accessing or using this website, you acknowledge that you have read, understood, and agree to comply with and be bound by these Terms.

3. Changes

(a) We may, at our discretion, amend these Terms without notice by posting the revised Terms on this website.

(b) We encourage you to regularly check the website and these Terms so that you are aware of any amendments.

(c) By accessing or using this website, you acknowledge that you have read and agree to the revised Terms.

4. Disclaimer

(a) The content on this website is of a general nature. It is provided for your general information and personal use only. It is not intended to be, and should not be relied on or used as, professional or legal advice.

(b) This website and the content on this website are provided "as is" and without any express or implied warranties of any kind.

(c) To the extent permitted by law, no representation or warranty (express or implied) is made as to the currency, completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability, or availability of this website or any content on this website.

(d) You acknowledge and agree that you do not, and have not, relied on any express or implied representation or warranty made by, or in relation to, this website or any content on this website.

5. Members' Access and Other Services

(a) Access to members' only sections of this website (including those that require use of a unique login and password) is restricted to current financial members of REINSW and other persons authorised by REINSW.

(b) If the member does not use their unique login and password, they will not be able to access the member services on this website.

(c) REINSW may, without notice, vary the services available to members via this website or to suspend a member's access to the members' areas of this website at any time.

(d) REINSW may also, without notice, restrict access by a member if the member:

(i) misuses or abuses its right of access;

(ii) does not protect the confidentiality of their login and password;

(iii) an unauthorised person uses their login or password; or

(iv) otherwise breaches these Terms.

(e) REINSW collects and uses personal information obtained via this website to assist members and to provide membership benefits, to provide information, products and services to members and to conduct REINSW's business and educational operations.

(f) Members can contact the ‘Helpline’ at REINSW either via email or telephone. The Helpline is a free service provided exclusively to REINSW members to help with any day-to-day issues that arise. To access the free service, a member will need to verify their membership to REINSW.

6. Seeking employment within the industry – find a candidate

(a) A student enrolled in the Certificate of Registration Course (CORC Student) may attempt to seek employment within the industry by posting certain contact details on the ‘candidate board’ in the ‘find a candidate’ page of this website.

(b) In order to do this, the CORC Student must complete and submit to REINSW the ‘Looking for a job?’ form and have consented to their details being listed on the website, by signing the consent at the bottom of the form.

(c) This service is only made available to CORC Students. As a consequence, it is not practical for a CORC Student to maintain anonymity with REINSW as REINSW would need to identify them in order to be able to confirm that the student is eligible to access the service and be listed publicly on the website.

(d) If a CORC Student consents by virtue of signing the ‘Looking for a job?’ form, the ‘candidate board’ on the website will include their name, telephone and email address.

7. Online REINSW Store

(a) Any user wishing to purchase any product or service from the online REINSW store will need to identify themselves:

(i) in order to complete their online purchase;

(ii) when they make payment for the relevant product or service; and/or

(iii) when they provide order or delivery instructions in relation to the relevant product or service being purchased.

(b) Identification is also necessary to ensure the integrity of the processing of any payment for any product or service made by a member of REINSW but also to process the member’s purchase of the relevant product or service.

8. Intellectual Property Rights and Restrictions on Access and Use

(a) This website contains content that is protected by copyright, trademarks, and other rights that are owned or licensed by REINSW or provided by third parties.

(b) You have no right in or licence to use any of the intellectual property in, or associated with, any content on this website.

(c) The content on this website may not, without our prior written consent, be:

(i) copied;

(ii) reproduced;

(iii) modified;

(iv) transmitted;

(v) distributed;

(vi) sold (electronically or otherwise); or

(vii) uploaded or re-posted on another website.

9. Links to other websites

(a) This website may contain a link to another website including social networking, blogging, and other similar sites (Linked Site).

(b) A Linked Site is provided for your convenience only.

(c) REINSW does not review the content on the Linked Site for completeness, accuracy, reliability, or suitability. It is your responsibility to make your own assessment and decision about the currency, completeness, accuracy, reliability, and suitability of content on the Linked Site. REINSW makes no promise that the Linked Site will be available or up to date.

(d) We do not endorse, verify, represent, or take any responsibility for the content on a Linked Site including any views or recommendations on the Linked Site.

(e) You acknowledge that any Linked Site may have its own terms of use and privacy policy. Your use of the Linked Site is governed by such terms of use and privacy policy.

10. Links to this website

(a) You may include a link to this website on your website or social media page, however, unless otherwise permitted in writing by us:

(i) your link must not alter or in any way distort any content on this website;

(ii) you must not frame or reformat the files, pages, images, information, or content on this website;

(iii) you must not use this website:

(A) for self-promotion;

(B) to promote or sell a product or service; or

(C) to increase traffic to your website or social media page for commercial reasons, such as advertising sales.

(b) We reserve the right to prevent linking to this website at any time.

11. Third party tools

We may provide the use of third party tools on this website or in connection with your use of this website. Such tools are provided "as is" and without warranty of any kind.

12. Liability and indemnity

(a) REINSW is not liable to you or to anyone who accesses or uses this website or a Linked Site (including for any injury, loss, damage, demand, cost, or expense (Losses)) arising from any use of this website or a Linked Site or reliance on the content on this website or on a Linked Site.

(b) You indemnify us and our subsidiaries, related entities, officers and employees against any and all Losses as a result of or in connection with your access or use of this website or a Linked Site, including for any Losses arising from any reliance on the content on this website or on a Linked Site.

13. Governing law and jurisdiction

(a) These Terms are governed by the laws of New South Wales, Australia.

(b) Each party irrevocably and unconditionally submits to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts operating in New South Wales, Australia.