CarsGuide Conditions of Use


Welcome to our Site. These are our Terms & Conditions for use of the Site which you may access in several ways, including but not limited to the web, PDAs, mobile phones and RSS feeds. These Terms & Conditions apply whenever you access the Site, regardless of how you access the Site.

Use of this site
Cox Australia Media Solutions Pty Ltd (CAMS AU) is the owner and operator of this Site. You agree to be bound by these Terms & Conditions, which are subject to change at CAMS AU's sole discretion. Your use of and access to this Site indicates your acceptance of these Terms & Conditions, as they exist at that time.

Intellectual Property
All intellectual property in relation to content on this Site belongs to CAMS AU's or its licensors, advertisers or affiliates. You obtain no interest in that intellectual property. All content on this Site is protected by Australian and international copyright and other intellectual property laws. You may not do anything which interferes with or breaches those laws or the intellectual property rights in the content.

The Carsguide logo is a registered trademark of CAMS AU's or its related bodies corporate. Other trademarks may be displayed on the Site from time to time. These may belong to third parties. Nothing displayed on the Site should be construed as granting any licence or right of use of any logo, trademark or masthead displayed on the Site, without the express written permission of the relevant owner.

Use of CarsGuide Content
You may download and view or print a copy of content on this Site for personal, non-commercial use provided you do not modify the content in any way. Except with the express written permission of CarsGuide you must not:

  • copy, scrape, data-mine or otherwise appropriate any content from the CarsGuide Site (whether manually or by any automated process);
  • publish, republish, transmit, display, or otherwise make available any content from the CarsGuide Site (whether online or otherwise);
  • use any content from the CarsGuide Site in order to develop or promote any website, database or e-store; or
  • use any content from the CarsGuide Site in a way that otherwise violates any of the terms and conditions from this website, including but not limited to use in a way that would infringe the intellectual property rights of CAMS AU, any of its related entities, or any third party.

CAMS AU may, in its absolute discretion, terminate your right to use the CarsGuide Site if it considers that you or any related party (including any company of which you are a director) have breached these terms and conditions or otherwise acted in a way that is injurious to CAMS AU or any related entity. CAMS AU also expressly reserves the right to take whatever other action it deems necessary to protect its interests or the interests of its related entities.

Liability & Indemnity
CAMS AU does not exclude any rights and remedies in respect of goods or services under the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth) or equivalent State or Territory legislation which cannot be excluded, restricted or modified. However, CAMS AU excludes all rights, remedies, conditions and warranties in respect of goods or services from your use of the Site whether based in statute, common law or otherwise to the extent permitted by law.

To the fullest extent possible:

(a) CAMS AU does not warrant the accuracy of the content on the Site. The content is provided to you "as is" and on an "as available" basis and on the condition that you undertake all responsibility for assessing the accuracy of the content and rely on it at your own risk. All content on the Site may be changed at CAMS AU's sole discretion and without notice. In particular CAMS AU's gives no guarantee of continued availability of any particular motor vehicle or part advertised on the Site and CAMS AU's accepts no responsibility for any information regarding motor vehicles or parts as they appear on the Site. You acknowledge that CAMS AU has no control over the quality, safety or standard of motor vehicles or parts advertised on this site or the truth or accuracy of the information contained on this Site (including in the advertisements) and that any information provided on the Site and any illustrations or photographs displayed on the Site are solely for guidance and are not to be relied on. Further, CAMS AU does not warrant that notices or advertisements will appear on the Site according to instructions.

(b) CAMS AU does not warrant that functions contained in the Site content, such as hyperlinks, will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected or that CAMS AU or the server that makes it available, are free of viruses or bugs.

(c) Liability of CAMS AU, for any breach of a term or condition implied by law is limited at CAMS AU's discretion, to the supply of any service again or the payment for the cost of having any service supplied again.

(d) You indemnify CAMS AU and its affiliated companies, and each of their directors, officers, employees and agents against any direct or indirect damages, action, claim, loss or expense in contract, under statute or in tort (including negligence) which it incurs which arises from your use of the Site.

Third Party Content & Links
This Site may include third party content which is subject to that third party's terms and conditions of use. Nothing on this Site should be construed as granting any licence or right for you to use that content.

This Site may include links to third party sites which are not related to CAMS AU and in relation to which CAMS AU has no control or interest. The appearance of those links on this site does not indicate any relationship between CAMS AU and that third party or any endorsement by CAMS AU of that third party, its site or the products or services which it is advertising on this Site.

Contributing Content
When you submit content to CAMS AU in any format, including any text, photographs, graphics, video or audio, you grant CAMS AU a non-exclusive, royalty-free, perpetual licence to publish that content.

You agree that CAMS AU can use that content in any way, now and in the future. CAMS AU also reserves the right not to use the content you submit.

You warrant that you have all of the necessary rights, including copyright, in the content you contribute, that your content is not defamatory, that it does not infringe any law including but not limited to competition and consumer legislation, fair trading legislation, motor dealer legislation, privacy, confidentiality and intellectual property law and that you have not impersonated any person or entity or falsely stated or otherwise misrepresented their affiliation with a person or entity or forged any TCP/IP packet header or any part of the header information in any email or newsgroup posting.

You indemnify CAMS AU against any and all legal fees, damages and other expenses that may be incurred by CAMS AU as a result of a breach of the above warranty.

You waive any moral rights in your contribution for the purposes of its submission to and publication on the Site.

Live Chat Box
You acknowledge that this Site provides access to live chat boxes which are owned and operated by third parties unrelated to and unaffiliated with CAMS AU. CAMS AU has no control over the content posted by you or any other third party (such as a dealer) in any live chat box. To the maximum extent permitted by law, CAMS AU disclaims all responsibility and liability to you for your use of any live chat box on this Site.

You agree that your use of any live chat box on this Site will comply with these Terms and Conditions and any terms of use of a third party operating a live chat box on this Site. You will indemnify and keep indemnified CAMS AU and its affiliated companies and each of their directors, officers, employees and agents against any direct or indirect damages, actions, claims, losses or expenses, third party or otherwise, which arise out of or relates to your use of any live chat box on this Site.


  • You acknowledge that prices of vehicles provided on this site normally exclude government and statutory charges, unless otherwise stated.
  • CAMS AU may, at its discretion, refuse to pass on a lead to an advertiser if it believes the lead may infringe the rights of any person or may not comply with all or any laws and regulations.
  • Payment calculators that may appear on the Site are for indicative purposes only and do not necessarily reflect any interest rates or terms currently in the market.
  • You will not use the Site for any purpose or in any way which is unlawful.
  • These Terms & Conditions shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of Victoria.

Carsguide 1300 numbers has made it easier for you to contact motor vehicle dealers by introducing 1300 telephone numbers.

Generally, local call charges apply to calls to these 1300 numbers, however higher charges for calls from mobile phones may apply. Please contact your telephone service provider for more detailed information on charges to 1300 telephone numbers.

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