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Terms and Conditions

1) Introduction.

These Terms of Use relate to your use of and registering and creating an account on our site, accessing Ad listings, posting information and using 3rd party services.

These Terms and Conditions and our Privacy Policy, set out the terms on which we offer you access to and use of our site, services, applications and tools (collectively “Services”).

All policies, and the Privacy Policy are incorporated into these Terms of Use. You agree to comply with the full Terms of Use when accessing or using our Services.

The Terms of Use are set out below and are subject to change at any time with immediate effect.

The site is currently provided to you by Boat Pickers Australia PTY LTD (ACN 632 597 043) PO Box 7387 Redland Bay, Queensland, Australia.

2) Your Account.

To access and use some of the Services, you may need to register with us and set up an account with your email address and a password (your “Account”).

The email address you register with will be your email address, and you are solely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password. You are solely responsible for all activities that happen under your Account.

You may connect to the Services with a third-party service (e.g., Facebook or Google+) and you give us permission to access, store, and use your information from that service as permitted by that service and as may be described in our Privacy Policy. If you believe your Account has been compromised or misused, contact us via e-mail immediately at [email protected]

3) Using BoatPickers. 

To use the Services, you must be over 18 years old or granted permission to use BoatPickers by your Parent or Guardian, who accepts liability on your behalf. You agree that you will post in the appropriate category or area and you agree that you will not do any of the following inappropriate things:

  • violate any laws or the Posting Rules;
  • post any threatening, abusive, defamatory, obscene or indecent material;
  • be false or misleading;
  • infringe any third-party right;
  • distribute or send communications that contain spam, chain letters, or pyramid schemes;
  • distribute viruses or any other technologies that may harm BoatPickers, the Services or the interests or property of BoatPickers users;
  • impose an unreasonable load on our infrastructure or interfere with the proper working of the Services;
  • copy, modify, or distribute any other person’s content without their consent;
  • use any robot spider, scraper or other automated means to access the Services and collect content for any purpose without our express written permission;
  • harvest or otherwise collect information about others, including email addresses, without their consent; and/or
  • bypass measures used to prevent or restrict access to the

4) Abusing BoatPickers Services. and the BoatPickers community work together to keep the Services working properly and the community safe. Please report problems, offensive content and policy breaches to us using the reporting system found next to ads .

You are solely responsible for all information that you give to BoatPickers and any consequences that may result from your posts.

We can at our discretion refuse, delete or take down content that we think is inappropriate or breaching these Terms of Use.

We also can at our discretion restrict a user’s usage of the Services either temporarily or permanently, or refuse a user’s registration. Without limiting other remedies, we may issue warnings, limit or terminate our Services, remove hosted content and take technical and legal steps to keep users off the Services if we think that they are creating problems or acting inconsistently with the letter or spirit of our policies.

However, whether we take any of these steps, we don’t accept any liability for monitoring the Services or for unauthorised or unlawful content on the Services or use of the Services by users. You also accept that BoatPickers is not under any obligation to monitor any data or content which is submitted to or available on the Services.  ​​​

5) Fees and Services.

Our site is designed to offer upgraded listing features, Services or Plans.
Free Ads can also be listed on our website.

If the feature you use incurs a fee, you will be able to review and accept that charge before purchase.

Our fees are quoted in Australian Dollars.We’ll notify you of changes to our fees by posting the changes on the site. We may sometimes temporarily change our fees for testing purposes, promotional events or new features, these changes take effect from the time the price change is posted to the site.

Our fees are non-refundable after the feature is supplied, and you are responsible for paying them when they are due. If you don’t, we may limit your ability to use the Services. If your payment method fails or your account is past due, we may collect fees owed using collection mechanisms, including third party debt collection services.

Australian taxes associated with our Services will be collected where applicable.  You agree to provide accurate information necessary for BoatPickers to comply with our obligations under applicable law.

You are solely responsible for collecting and remitting any applicable taxes resulting from the sale of your items or services listed on BoatPickers Services.

6) Auction Ads & Bidding. 

Private or Commercial Advertisers can run Auction Ads on the BoatPickers platform. BoatPickers simply charge a fee to run the Ad and do not charge commissions to buyers or sellers on the sale or purchase of items or services through our Auction Ad service.

BoatPickers accepts no responsibility or liability for the condition of the items listed or for the reliability of the services Auctioned.

Sellers and Bidders acknowledge and allow BoatPickers to provide the Winning Bidder & the Seller with each-others contact information to organise settlement for the winning bid between themselves.

You agree as the Seller of any item(s) or service(s) through BoatPickers Auctions that the item(s) is unencumbered, has a clear title and is available for immediate delivery or pickup unless otherwise clearly stated in the Ad description.

You agree as the Seller of any item(s) or service(s) through BoatPickers Auctions that your Auction Ad has a clear description of the item(S) or service(s), it’s availability and condition, has accurate and current images and or video of the exact item(s) being auctioned and you have the right to auction the item(s) or service(s).

BoatPickers does not hold an agreement with the sellers or the buyers for commissions to be paid to BoatPickers for the sale of items or services through using our Auction Ads and is not responsible for the collection of funds of behalf of the seller.

Due to the unreliability of the internet, either through our service providers or yours, BoatPickers take no responsibility for Auction notifications or our website working correctly and you release BoatPickers from any loss or damages arising out of any technical malfunctions.

Sellers acknowledge they run Ads on BoatPickers at their own risk, in trust that the winning bidder or buyer will pay for the item(s) or service(s) as described by the seller.

It is required that a Bidder does not enter a bid for an item(s) or service(s) that they cannot cover with available funds if they win.

If it is made known to BoatPickers through messages from the Sellers about individual bidders who regularly fail to transact for no reason on winning bids, the bidder may be blocked from placing future bids on BoatPickers Auctions or may even run the risk of having their account deleted from BoatPickers permanently.

The winning bidder acknowledges they are required to pay the seller within 7 days if they win the Auction.

The seller is not required to release the title of any item(s) being Sold or Auctioned until the item(s) are paid for in full by the buyer.

BoatPickers is not responsible for mediating any disputes that arise out of buying any item or service through Auctions run on our platform.

If a buyer fails to transact on the sale for whatever reason, the seller can choose to run their Ad again on BoatPickers at the cost to run another Ad.

7) Content. services contain content from us, you, and other users. BoatPickers is protected by copyright laws and international treaties.

Content displayed on or via the Services is protected as a collective work and/or compilation, pursuant to copyrights laws and international conventions.

You agree not to copy, distribute the Services or modify content from the Services, our trademarks or copyrights without our express written consent.

You may not disassemble or recompile, reverse engineer or otherwise attempt to discover any source code contained in the Services. Without limiting the foregoing, you agree not to reproduce, copy, sell, resell, or exploit for any purposes any aspect of the Services (other than your own content).

When you give us content, including pictures, descriptions or video, you grant us and represent that you have the right to grant us, a non-exclusive, worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, sub-license (through multiple tiers) right to exercise any and all copyright, publicity, trademarks, design, database and intellectual property rights to that content, in any media whether now known or to be discovered in the future, including third party sites and applications.

You also waive all moral rights you have in the content to the fullest extent permitted by law. We reserve the right to remove content where we have grounds for suspecting the violation of these terms or the rights of any other party.

8) Reporting Intellectual Property Infringements (Verified Rights Owners – VeRO). 

Do not post content that infringes the rights of third parties. This includes, but is not limited to, content that infringes on intellectual property rights such as copyright and trademark (e.g. offering counterfeit items for sale).

We can remove content where we have grounds for suspecting the violation of these terms, our policies or of any party’s rights. If you have in good-faith, belief that a listing on any of the Services infringes your copyright, trademark, or other intellectual property rights, all you need to do is request our Notice of Infringement (NOCI)  form using [email protected], fill it out, and email back it to BoatPickers for us to take further action.

Only the intellectual property rights owner can report potentially infringing items or listings through BoatPickers Program. After we receive your first NOCI, BoatPickers will confirm your enrollment in our program and send you the instructions on how to submit future reports electronically. We can share, in accordance with applicable law, the completed NOCI form with the third party that originally posted the potentially infringing listing.

9) Third Party services on BoatPickers. 

You may use the PayPal or Stripe payment gateway for some financial transactions on our Services. When you link your PayPal account to your Account, you can use your PayPal account to pay or be paid for items by buyers or sellers while using BoatPickers Services.

You acknowledge and agree that by utilising any third party services through our Services (such as PayPal or Stripe), you are bound by the terms and conditions of that third party and we are not liable for any loss, claims or damages howsoever arising in connection with that third party’s services.

If you to link your PayPal or Stripe account to your Account, you appoint BoatPickers as your limited agent to:

a. provide your name, address, payment amount, item details, item category, and all other information required by these services to enable payments to process; and

b. receive payment confirmation and decline notices from PayPal or Stripe in respect of your PayPal or Stripe payment transactions.

When you link your PayPal or Stripe account to your Account, we accept our appointment as your limited agent to undertake those activities specified in the paragraph above.

Our appointment as your agent to undertake these activities terminates immediately upon your Account ceasing to be linked to your PayPal or Stripe account.

If you have a dispute with PayPal or Stripe, a buyer, or a seller, that does not arise directly as a result of an error by BoatPickers, in respect of any payment transacted (or failed to be transacted) on your PayPal or Stripe Account, you release us and our affiliates (and our officers, directors, agents, subsidiaries, joint ventures and employees and those of our affiliates) from any and all claims demands and damages (actual and consequential) of every kind and nature, known or unknown, arising out of or in any way connected with such disputes.

BoatPickers is not able to access your complete financial details from PayPal or Stripe account.

At no time does BoatPickers hold any of the funds when a buyer pays a seller using PayPal or Stripe. Funds are transferred directly by PayPal or Stripe from the buyer’s PayPal or Stripe account to the seller’s account after the deduction by PayPal or Stripe of any relevant processing fees.

PayPal’s & Stripe’s terms and conditions apply to your use of PayPal or Stripe when you access PayPal or Stripe’s services from our Services, and you must agree to PayPal or Stripe’s terms and conditions in order to use the PayPal or Stripe’s services.

You acknowledge and agree that, to the extent permitted by law, we are not liable to you for any loss or damage you incur arising from your use of the PayPal or Stripe Payment method, unless such loss or damage was as a direct result of BoatPickers error, in which case our liability is limited in accordance with clause 10.

10) Legal and Financial Advice.

You acknowledge and agree that you have the opportunity to obtain independent legal and financial advice from appropriately qualified professional advisers and that you take into account your personal objectives, financial situation and needs before buying or selling an item via our Services.

You acknowledge and agree that the information provided by BoatPickers in relation to using PayPal or Strip’s services is factual in nature only and BoatPickers has not provided a recommendation or statement of opinion intended to influence your decision on whether or not to use PayPal or Stripe’s services and that you cannot rely on any of BoatPickers advertising materials, terms, instructions or policies as a recommendation, statement of opinion or financial product advice.

11) Limitation of Liability.  

Nothing in these Terms of Use (including this clause 10) excludes, restricts or modifies any rights or statutory guarantees that you may have under applicable laws that cannot be excluded, restricted or modified, including any such rights or statutory guarantees under the Australian Consumer Law. To the extent that these Terms of Use are found to exclude, restrict or modify any such rights or statutory guarantees, those rights and/or statutory guarantees prevail to the extent of the inconsistency.

Services are provided “as is” and “as available”. You agree not to hold us responsible for things other users post or do. As most of the content on the Services comes from other users, we do not guarantee the accuracy of postings or user communications or the quality, safety, or legality of what is offered.

We also cannot guarantee continuous or secure access to our Services. While we will use reasonable efforts to maintain an uninterrupted service, we cannot guarantee this and, to the extent permitted by law, we do not give any promises or warranties (whether express or implied) about the availability of our Services or that the Services will be uninterrupted or error-free. Notification functionality in the Services may not occur in real time. That functionality is subject to delays beyond our control, including without limitation, delays or latency due to your physical location or your data service provider’s network.

To the extent permitted by law, we are not liable for the posting of any unlawful, threatening, abusive, defamatory, obscene or indecent information, or material of any kind by a user of the Service which violates or infringes upon your rights, including without limitation any transmissions constituting or encouraging conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any applicable law.

To the extent permitted by law, and without limiting any rights that you may have under the Australian Consumer Law, BoatPickers liability to you for any failure by BoatPickers to comply with any statutory guarantee under the Australian Consumer Law is limited to BoatPickers supplying the Services again or paying you the cost of having the Services supplied again.

BoatPickers excludes any liability to you for any loss or damage suffered by you as a result of BoatPickers failing to comply with an applicable statutory guarantee under the Australian Consumer Law if you suffering such loss or damage was not reasonably foreseeable and was not directly caused by BoatPickers.

12) Indemnification. 

You will indemnify and hold harmless BoatPickers and our affiliates and our and their respective officers, directors, agents and/or employees (each an “Indemnified Party”), from any claim made by any third party, together with any amounts payable to the third party whether in settlement or as may otherwise be awarded, and reasonable legal costs incurred by any of the Indemnified Parties, arising from or relating to your use of the Services, any alleged violation by you of the applicable terms, and any alleged violation by you of any applicable law or regulation.

We reserve the right, at our own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter subject to indemnification by you, but doing so will not excuse your indemnity obligations.

13) Release. 

If you have a dispute with one or more BoatPickers users, you release us (and our officers, directors, agents, subsidiaries, joint ventures and/or employees) from any and all claims, demands and damages (actual and consequential) of every kind and nature, known or unknown, arising out of or in any way connected with such disputes.

14) Personal Information. 

By using the Services, you agree to the collection, transfer, storage and use of your personal information by us (the “data controller”) on servers located in Australia.

15) Severability.  

If a provision of these Terms of Use is illegal or unenforceable in any relevant jurisdiction, it may be severed for the purposes of that jurisdiction without affecting the enforceable nature of the other provisions of these Terms of Use.

16) General. 

These Terms of Use and the other policies posted on the Services set out the entire agreement between BoatPickers and you, overriding any prior agreements. From 8 September 2018, this agreement is governed by the laws of Queensland, Australia.

We both submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Queensland, Australia.

If we don’t enforce any particular provision, we are not waiving our right to do so later. If a court strikes down any of these Terms of Use, the remaining terms will survive.

We may automatically assign this agreement in our sole discretion in accordance with the notice provision below (our assignment to an affiliate will not require notice). Except for notices about illegal or infringing content, your notices to us must be sent by registered mail to:

Boat Pickers Australia PTY LTD.
Po Box 7387
Redland Bay, QLD, 4165 Australia

We will send notices to you via the email address you provide, or by registered mail. Notices sent by registered mail will be deemed received five days following the date of mailing.

We may update this agreement at any time, with updates taking effect when you next use the site or after 30 days, whichever is sooner. No other amendment to this agreement will be effective unless made in writing, signed by you and by us.

Send questions, comments or complaints to BoatPickers Customer Support at [email protected]

Last Modified: 01 November 2020