Terms & conditions

  

User Agreement:

Welcome to Master Mechanics Association Australia / M.M.A.A.

This User Agreement outlines the rules and regulations for the use of Master Mechanics Association Australia & its Website.

 

Master Mechanics Association Australia

Po Box 1232 

Stafford

Queensland, Australia.

4053


By accessing this website you are accepting this User Agreement in full. 

Do not continue to use Master Mechanics Association Australia's website if you do not accept & agree to this User Agreement.


The following terminology applies to this User Agreement, Privacy Statement and Disclaimer Notice and any or all Agreements: "Client", "You" and "Your" refers to you, the person accessing this website and accepting the M.M.A.A. User Agreement. "Ourselves", "We", "Our" and "Us", refers to Master Mechanics Association Australia / M.M.A.A. "Party", "Parties", or "Us", refers to both the Client and ourselves, or either the Client or ourselves. 

"Master Mechanics Association Australia" is also referred to as "Master Mechanics Association Aust" & “M.M.A.A.” All terms refer to the offer, acceptance and consideration of payment necessary to undertake the process of our assistance to the Client in the most appropriate manner, whether by formal meetings of a fixed duration, or any other means, for the express purpose of meeting the Client's needs in respect of provision of the Company's stated services/products, in accordance with and subject to, prevailing law of Australia. Any use of the above terminology or other words in the singular, plural, capitalisation and/or he/she or they, are taken as interchangeable and therefore as referring to same. Cookies

We employ the use of cookies. 

By using Master Mechanics Association Australia's website you consent to the use of cookies in accordance with Master Mechanics Association Australia's privacy policy. Most of the modern day interactive web sites use cookies to enable us to retrieve user details for each visit. Cookies are used in areas of our site to enable the functionality of this area and ease of use for those people visiting. Some of our affiliate / advertising partners may also use cookies. License unless otherwise stated, Master Mechanics Association Australia and/or its licencors own the intellectual property rights for all material on Master Mechanics Association Australia. All intellectual property rights are reserved. You may view and/or print pages from http://www.mastermechanicsassociation.com.au for your own personal use subject to restrictions set in these terms and conditions.

You must not:

Republish material from http://www.mastermechanicsassociation.com.au

Sell, rent or sub-license material from http://www.mastermechanicsassociation.com.au

Reproduce, duplicate or copy material from http://www.mastermechanicsassociation.com.au

Redistribute content from Master Mechanics Association Australia (unless content is specifically made for redistribution).

Hyperlinking to our Content

No organisations may link to our Web site without prior written approval: 

We may consider and approve in our sole discretion other link requests from businesses & certain organisations: 

We may approve link requests from these if we determine that: 

(a) The link would not reflect unfavourably on us or our accredited businesses & or Members.

(b) The organisation does not have an unsatisfactory record with us.

(c) The benefit to us from the visibility associated with the hyperlink outweighs the absence of; and where the ink is in the context of general resource information or is otherwise consistent with editorial content in a newsletter or similar product furthering the mission of the organisation.

Links on our home page or other pages on our site, to publications or to other Web site information so long as the link: (a) is not in any way misleading; (b) does not falsely imply sponsorship, endorsement or approval of the linking party and its products or services; and (c) fits within the context of the linking party's site.

If you are a business or organisation listed in paragraph 2 above and are interested in linking to our website, you must notify us by sending an e-mail to mastermechanicsassociation@gmail.com 

Please include your name, your business or organisation name, contact information (such as a phone number and/or e-mail address) as well as the URL of your site, a list of any URLs from which you intend to link to our Web site and a list of the URL(s) on our site to which you would like to link. Allow up to 4 weeks for a response.

Approved businesses & organisations may hyperlink to our Web site as follows:

By use of our corporate name; or

By use of the uniform resource locator (Web address) being linked to; or

By use of any other description of our Web site or material being linked to that makes sense within the context and format of content on the linking party's site.

No use of Master Mechanics Association Australia's logo's, text or other artwork will be allowed for linking absent a trademark license agreement. 

Without prior approval and express written permission, you may not create frames around our Web pages or use other techniques that alter in any way the visual presentation or appearance of our Web site.

Reservation of Rights:

We reserve the right at any time and in its sole discretion to remove all links or any particular link to our Web site. We also reserve the right to amend this User Agreement and its linking policy at any time. By continuing to link to our Web site, you agree to be bound to and abide by this User Agreement.

Removal of links from our website

If you find any link on our Web site or any linked web site objectionable for any reason, you may contact us about this. We will consider requests to remove links but will have no obligation to do so or to respond directly to you.

Whilst we endeavour to ensure that the information on this website is correct, we do not warrant its completeness or accuracy; nor do we commit to ensuring that the website remains available or that the material on the website is kept up to date.


Membership:

Membership will be available to Australian Qualified Trades People in the Mechanical Repair Industry. 

Standards & Criteria will need to be met before being accepted as a member of the Master Mechanics Association Australia.


By completing and signing our Application Form, you agree to become a member of M.M.A.A. If accepted.

You agree that you will be bound by the user agreement of the M.M.A.A. 

The M.M.A.A. Privacy Policy, Disclaimer, user agreement are available to anyone to be printed out or downloaded for members for their own personal records only.

Services:

• You are entering into a contract with the relevant service provider/s named in the Application

• Fees for each service will be set out in the Application Form or Application page on M.M.A.A.website or you can be emailed these upon request.

M.M.A.A Pricing & Fees.

• We may reasonably vary the fees for each service at any time. At such a time members will be given notice before hand.

• Provision of any service will be for a minimum period of 1 year per service / item and will automatically continue, unless the member states they do not want to have their membership “Auto Renewed” via email at least 15 days before their membership due date / expiry date.

• You may terminate a service / membership at any time, with no refunds given if membership is terminated before the due date of membership expiry

• We may reasonably vary the nature of any service at any time.

• We may reasonably vary acceptance or accreditation requirements at any time.

The details of each service will be published on our website from time to time.

Payment for Services and Membership Fees

All fees are to be paid in advance in "Australian AU$ Dollars", with no refunds given.

When you pay fees in advance, a tax invoice will be issued to you on receipt of your application and payment; and thereafter, on or before your anniversary date each 1 year. 

Your subsequent anniversary dates are your due date for payment of 1 yearly fees.

Any Application fees. These are non-refundable if your application is rejected for any reason.

**Paying in Monthly or Quarterly installments. If choosing either of these installment plans, we will not issue you a Certificate of membership, A Grade Certificate or Master Mechanic Certificate until you have paid in full either 2 x Quarterly payments or 6 x monthly payments.

Once you have paid in full for 6 months, you will be issued a membership Certificate dated for the following 6 months.

Content Liability:

We shall have no responsibility or liability for any content appearing on your Web site. You agree to indemnify and defend us against all claims arising out of or based upon your Website. No link(s) may appear on any page on your Web site or within any context containing content or materials that may be interpreted as

Libellous, obscene or criminal, or which infringes, otherwise violates, or advocates the infringement or other violation of, any third party rights.

Disclaimer:

To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, we exclude all representations, warranties and conditions relating to our website and the use of this website (including, without limitation, any warranties implied by law in respect of satisfactory quality, fitness for purpose and/or the use of reasonable care and skill). Nothing in this disclaimer will, limit or exclude our or your liability for death or personal injury resulting from negligence; Limit or exclude our or your liability for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation;

Limit any of our or your liabilities in any way that is not permitted under applicable law; or exclude any of our or your liabilities that may not be excluded under applicable law.

The limitations and exclusions of liability set out in this Section and elsewhere in this disclaimer: (a) are subject to the preceding paragraph; and (b) govern all liabilities arising under the disclaimer or in relation to the subject matter of this disclaimer, including liabilities arising in contract, in tort (Including negligence) and for breach of statutory duty.

To the extent that the website and the information on the M.M.A.A. website are provided free of charge.

We will not be liable for any loss or damage of any nature.

We do not & will not share, sell, pass on any members personal details or information.

We may substitute the words & or name Master Mechanics Association Australia for the following M.M.A.A. 



Code of Conduct.

Master Mechanics Association Australia user agreement & expected code of conduct.

We (Master Mechanics Association Australia & our Members) will act with integrity and honesty at all times, demonstrating a very high ethical and community standard.

We comply with the letter and the spirit of all laws and regulations that apply to us. 

This will include our own policies.

We respect, value and will maintain our professionalism and intellectual integrity.

We respect confidentiality and will not misuse any information that has been entrusted to us.

We respect and are courteous to all individuals, respecting their culture, beliefs and backgrounds, accepting them for who they are.

We work as a team, respecting each other, and dealing fairly, honestly, and equitably with each other.

We as members respect Master Mechanics Association Australia and will work to the best of our ability to maintain its reputation, image, profitability and success, treating its assets, resources and property with care and so as to minimise waste, and using our working time wisely.

Integrity and honesty

We should always be honest, fair and truthful in all of our dealings. Those we deal with (be it customers, clients, suppliers, competitors, government agencies or the general public) expect absolute integrity from us. Honesty and integrity also applies to things we do not do, for example, if we see dishonesty in others and do not report it, this will reflect on your own honesty and integrity. We must never attempt to deceive or mislead others, either by our conduct or our silence. Master Mechanics Association Australia expects itself & its members properly behaved at all times.

Some areas where this applies include (but are in no way restricted to):

Making business decisions on honest grounds and uninfluenced by personal gain;

Working at your best, producing good work, and being honest about your time and respecting use of the property of Master Mechanics Association Australia.

Not offering or accepting bribes or unauthorised gifts;

Never misdescribing transactions or activities;

Being honest with those (Customers) utilising our products or services;

Not obtaining personal financial gains or advantage (other than your normal remuneration) from your work; and reporting suspicious or dishonest conduct by other members.

Integrity and honesty are expected, not just in your dealings with other people, but also in how you behave towards Master Mechanics Association Australia and other members. 

For example, theft or misuse of company assets will not be tolerated and may lead to termination of your membership, as may false complaints, accusations about fellow members or other businesses, Websites, Facebook Pages / Groups, Instagram, Twitter & their members etc.

Complying with the law

Master Mechanics Association Australia expects that you obey all laws and rules (including our own internal rules and policies that apply to you or Master Mechanics Association Australia at all times, and does not encourage or condone practices in seeking to evade the law. You must understand and follow the intention and the spirit of the laws that apply to you and your role.

While the law can be complex, ignorance of what the law requires is not an excuse or a defence. You are ultimately responsible for understanding what laws apply to the work that you do. If you have any doubt about what is allowed, you should ask Master Mechanics Association Australia or seek legal advice. You must not at any time involve Master Mechanics Association Australia in any illegal conduct.

That includes, for example, not paying proper taxation on our income, or making unjustified claims for deductions on our behalf. It means not offering or accepting bribes. Under no circumstances do Master Mechanics Association Australia enter into any arrangement that involves the fixing of prices for goods or services.

Many of the policies that Master Mechanics Association Australia has adopted reflect what the law & community requires & expects, and you should be aware that breaching the policies may also be a breach of the law. An example of this is our policies around work health and safety, where a breach of our policies may also breach work health and safety legislation, and can result in prosecution. Similarly, a breach of our harassment policies may breach Anti-Discrimination legislation. Taking action against fellow members & Master Mechanics Association Australia because they have a workplace right is prohibited under the Fair Work Act 2009. Master Mechanics Association Australia does not tolerate any breach of the law.

Professionalism and intellectual integrity

Master Mechanics Association Australia respects, values and will maintain professionalism and intellectual integrity in all that we do. It expects its employees & members to behave professionally at all times, and to value and respect the intellectual rights of all.

Professional conduct requires that you maintain high standards of behaviour at all times and in all circumstances. This can relate to the way you dress (Neat & tidy @ all times is expected), the way you speak to others (the public, clients, customers, other staff etc.); the way you do your work (honestly, and to the best of your ability, using your time and company resources properly.

Professional behaviour will require you to put the interests of Master Mechanics Association Australia ahead of your own interests when it comes to work it is not the mark of a professional to seek personal gain at the expense of your employer, for example, so it is not appropriate to seek bribes, gifts for doing your job, secret commissions or the like

Master Mechanics Association Australia also requires utmost intellectual integrity. This means different things in different contexts. For example, if your role requires significant thought and planning, you will do that to the best of your ability. If your work brings you into contact with intellectual property of  Master Mechanics Association Australia (confidential information, trade secrets, financial information, marketing plans, product details not publicly known, or commercial or technical information that is not known to the public, for example) then you must respect that information and not share it with anyone who is not entitled to access, and certainly not outside the company.

You must protect company information at all times. You must also respect the intellectual property of others. While we are competitive, and while we would like our employees to keep up with industry developments, it is never acceptable to take information that does not belong to us. You must not use any unethical, unlawful or improper means to obtain confidential information from a competitor, supplier, customer or other third party. You must not hire someone with the intention of asking for confidential information about their former employer.

Our intellectual integrity means you must not make misleading or deceptive comments about our own products or services, or about those of our competitors. We should be truthful, accurate and helpful in everything we say or write. We should not make promises we cannot deliver, and should honour the commitments we have undertaken.

Respecting others

We respect and are courteous to all individuals, respecting their culture, beliefs and backgrounds, accepting them for who they are. This applies to those in our workplace, but also to our conduct towards our customers and clients, our suppliers, and to the general public.

We will respect our colleagues and those with whom we come into contact and show a sensitivity to each other’s feelings, cultures and individuality. We will welcome diversity, and will treat all with dignity, fairly and with respect. We will not disadvantage people with conditions or requirements that cannot be justified.

Master Mechanics Association Australia has policies about discrimination and sexual harassment, and you are expected to abide by these policies. Behaviour which can be classed as:

Harassment, Bullying, Unlawful discrimination, Unfair treatment, Vilification, Violence, Victimisation

Will not be tolerated.

Confidentiality

We respect confidentiality and will not misuse any information that has been entrusted to us. 

We will not use this information in an improper way.

We regard protection of confidential information as vital, and we expect you to respect and honour confidential information, whatever its nature. Unless specifically authorised to do so, you must not release any confidential information relating to any information or material you have acquired as a result of being associated with Master Mechanics Association Australia. This obligation continues even after & if your membership ends.

From time to time, we are entrusted with confidential information belonging to others, given to us in the expectation that we will respect the confidentiality of that information. This information should be given the same respect as our confidential information. It must not be shared or disclosed.

We do not condone any employee or member being recruited from a competitor and then being asked to breach their own obligations and disclose confidential information belonging to our competitors. We must respect the confidential information belonging to others and any failure to do so will be treated as misconduct and subject to disciplinary action.

Respecting Master Mechanics Association Australia

We will respect Master Mechanics Association Australia in the way that we work and the way we treat company assets.

In terms of our work, we will respect the company by ensuring that we work to the best of our ability, devoting all our working time to the task at hand. We will strive to not produce second-rate work or products, and we will not use our time on personal tasks when we should be working for a customer..

We will ensure that we behave consistently with our responsibility to conserve and protect the company assets. These include physical assets (raw materials, equipment, office supplies, and technology including computers, phones and software, for example) as well as its intellectual property such as confidential information and trade secrets. Confidential information can include matters such as our long term strategies, product plans, personnel records, sales and marketing plans, financial information, manufacturing methods, customer details and sales and supplier details.

We will never allow company property to be used for improper purposes, for example, we will never use it to access improper websites, or to view, download or store inappropriate text or images.

We will not put ourselves in a position where there is a conflict between our interests and those of Master Mechanics Association Australia.

Thank You


For any further information please contact us:  

Contact Information can be found by using the “Contact Us” on the home page.


Thank You

M.M.A.A.