Website Terms of use

About this website

This website “Website” is owned by OSHC Australia Pty Ltd (ABN 55 161 290 884) (We, Us or Our).

About these terms of use

These Website terms of use (Terms of Use) and the associated Privacy Statement (Privacy Policy) govern your access to and use of the Website. You should read these Terms of Use and the Privacy Policy carefully before using this Website.

Your access/use implies agreement

The Website is available for your use only on condition that you agree to these Terms of Use. By accessing/using the Website, you are signifying that you agree to be bound by these terms.

Modifications to the Terms

We may revise and update these Terms of Use at any time. Your continued usage of the Website after any changes to these Terms of Use will mean you accept those changes.

Modifications to the information

We do not warrant the accuracy, adequacy or completeness of material on this Website. All information may be changed, supplemented, deleted or updated without notice at Our sole discretion.

Errors and problems

We do not guarantee that the Website will be free from viruses, or that access to the Website will be uninterrupted.

License and Ownership

The copyright for the content on this Website is owned or licensed by Us and is protected under the Copyright Act 1968 (Cth) and by other copyright laws in both Australia and other countries. No material on this Website may be reproduced, adapted, uploaded to a third party, linked to, framed, performed in public, distributed or transmitted in any form by any process without Our specific written consent.

All custom graphics, icons, and other items that appear on the Website and all associated trademarks, are trademarks of Ours.

Our Privacy Policy

Our Privacy Policy governs the use of information collected from or provided by you at the Website. A policy statement prepared by Us for the purposes of being made available to customers and the general public declaring Our commitment to the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) is available at http://cohortsolutions.com/privacy.

Feedback, suggestions, comments or requests

We do not encourage you to make feedback, suggestions, comments or requests (Comments) but these Comments may be made to support@485insurance.com.au and if you do make Comments, you acknowledge that: they will not be considered confidential or proprietary, and We are under no obligation to keep such information confidential, and We will have an unrestricted, irrevocable, world-wide, royalty free right to use, communicate, reproduce, publish, display, distribute and exploit such Comments in any manner it chooses.

Outbound links

The Website may contain links to third-party websites and resources (Linked Sites). These Linked Sites are provided solely as a convenience to you and not as an endorsement by Us. We make no representations or warranties regarding the availability, correctness, accuracy, performance or quality of the linked site or any content, software, service or application found at any linked site.

Disclosure of Commissions

We may receive payments and/or commissions from service providers in order to provide the services on this Website.

Inbound links

We generally encourage and agree to your linking to the Home page through a plain text link on your website without the need for agreement between yourself and Us. However, linking to any other page of the Website is strictly prohibited, without express written permission from Us.

Jurisdiction

This Website shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the law in effect in the State of Queensland, Australia and by using this Website you agree to the jurisdiction of the courts of the State of Queensland, Australia in relation to any dispute.

Disclaimer of Warranties

We make no representations or warranties about the accuracy, completeness, security or timeliness of the content, information or services provided by the Website and disclaim all warranties, either express or implied, statutory or otherwise, including but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability, non-infringement of third parties' rights, and fitness for a particular purpose.

Limitation of Liability

If We are found responsible for any damages, We are responsible for actual damages only. In no event shall We be liable for any incidental, indirect, exemplary, punitive and/or consequential damages, lost profits, or damages resulting from lost data or business interruption resulting from the use of or inability to use the Website.

Conditions of Sale

The following Conditions of Sale shall apply to any product sold on this Website. These Conditions of Sale constitute a complete and exclusive statement of the agreement and understanding between you and Us with respect to the subject matter hereof.

General Terms

Binding Contract

The products available on the Website for sale under these Conditions of Sale are only available for sale to individuals who can make legally binding contracts. The products are not available to persons under the age of 18 years nor any other person legally prohibited from entering into a binding contract. By placing your order you are verifying to Us that you are able to make a legally binding contract.

Your Offer

Your order is an offer by you to purchase a particular product for the price (including, where appropriate, the delivery and other charges and taxes) specified on the Website at the time of offer and shall be understood to be placed under these Conditions of Sale.

Acceptance

We reserve the right to accept or reject your offer for any reason, including, without limitation, an error in the product description or the price posted on the Website, the availability of the product, or an error in your order. Your contract with Us only comes into existence when We forward you an email containing confirmation of receipt of your order, an acceptance of your order and confirmation of receipt of your payment.

Varying Conditions of Sale

These Conditions of Sale may change from time to time and you are required within reason to revisit these before placing your order to ensure that these Conditions of Sale have not changed.

Product Details and Pricing

Unless otherwise indicated, all products are quoted in Australian dollars (AUD). The amounts quoted on the Website are subject to change at any time. Whilst we have procedures in place and we endeavour to keep all product details on the Website current, to the maximum extent permitted by law, we do not guarantee the timeliness, accuracy or completeness of product or pricing information on the Website.

Third Party Beneficiaries

Our suppliers and related entities are entitled to rely on, and enforce these Conditions of Sale as if they were a party to them.

Statements of the Law

Statements made on the Website are not intended to be statements of the law.

Governing Law

These Conditions of Sale shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the law in effect in the State of Queensland, Australia and both parties are accept the jurisdiction of the courts of the State of Queensland, Australia in relation to any dispute between them.

Risk and Liability

You assume all risks and liabilities for consequences arising from the use of the goods or services whether singly or in combination with other goods or services and indemnify Us in respect of any such use.

Specific Terms

Purchases

By purchasing and paying for a policy via this Website, you warrant you are the authorised holder of the credit card used for payment and/or have express consent of the authorised credit card holder to make the relevant purchase and payment.

Summarised Information

The Website contains statements regarding the terms of the products offered, including details of the benefits available and items not covered by the product. Such statements are generalised in an attempt to give you a summary of the types of products available and not a comprehensive comparison of all terms and conditions of each policy document. Not all products are the same and you should confirm the exact terms of any product that you intend to purchase prior to proceeding. You are responsible for your choice of OSHC insurance and should you have any doubt regarding an OSHC policy, you should seek further advice in order to make a fully informed decision.

Company Status

We are not a registered health benefits organisation, and do not provide any health-related services. We do not guarantee the ability of the provider to fulfill its obligations to provide the insurance that you may purchase.

Refunds

Refunds for your purchase can be facilitated from the provider in the following instances:

  • If your visa was refused by the Department of Immigration and Citizenship (proof from DIAC will be required);
  • You have decided to not travel to Australia; or
  • Where you have inadvertently bought two policies from the same or different providers;
  • You have made a mistake in your application.

Where you are entitled to a full refund, we will refund you the full purchase price, less any bank fees that may be charged if we need to send you an international payment. Where you are not entitled to a full refund, we will refund you for the unused portion of your premium, less any bank fees that may be charged if we need to send you an international payment and any minimum cover period or refund processing fee that your provider may charge.