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Terms of Use

Last updated:  8 July 2020

  1. Terms Of Use

By using this website you accept the following terms and conditions.

This website is operated by Wilkinson Butler on behalf of Johnson Winter & Slattery. By using this website you accept the following terms and conditions. (“This website” means the whole or any part of the web pages located at or directed to This includes: the layout of this website; individual elements of this website’s design; underlying code elements of the website; or text, sounds, graphics, animated elements or any other content of this website).

As you browse through this website you may access other websites that are subject to different terms of use. When using these other sites, you will be bound by the terms and conditions posted on those websites.

We may change these terms of use at any time without notice. Any amendment will be effective immediately. Your use of this website after any amendment constitutes an agreement by you to comply with, and be bound by, the amended terms of use.

  1. Disclaimer

The content on this website is provided by us in good faith, on an “as is” and “as available” basis for general information purposes only and is not intended to constitute or substitute legal or other professional advice. All information available on this website is prepared so that it is current as at the date of writing. Information can rapidly become out of date. You must make your own assessment of the information and rely on it wholly at your own risk.

We make no representations about the suitability, reliability, timeliness, comprehensiveness and accuracy of the information, services and other content contained on this website. We may, from time to time, change or add to this website without notice. We do not undertake to keep this website updated. We are not liable to you or anyone else if errors occur in the information on this website or if that information is not up-to-date.

We cannot and do not guarantee that the content of this website will always be correct or fault, error and virus free or that access to the website will be uninterrupted. We do not accept liability for incorrect content or errors and omissions in this website or its content (whether of typographical, technical or other nature) but will endeavour to correct them as quickly as practicable once they come to our attention. We will not be liable for any interference with or damage to your computer systems that may occur in connection with use of this website or a linked website, or for any data lost or any equipment or software replaced by you as a result of you using this website. You must take your own precautions to ensure that whatever you select for your use from this website is free of viruses or anything else (such as worms or trojan horses) that may interfere with or damage the operation of your computer systems.

Except to the extent required by Australian law, we will not be liable directly or indirectly in contract, tort, equity or otherwise for any damage whatsoever in connection with this website or any use of content provided on this website.

We will in no way be liable to you or anyone else for any loss or damage, however caused, which may be directly or indirectly suffered in connection with this website except, and only to the extent that, any such liability cannot be excluded by Australian law.

To the extent permitted by Australian law, all representations, warranties and other terms are excluded.

This general disclaimer is not restricted or modified by any specific warnings and disclaimers elsewhere on this website.

  1. Use

You agree that you will not hack into the website or employ any robot, spider or other device or process to use the website for unauthorised purposes. You further agree that you will not take any action or do anything which imposes an unreasonable burden on the website.

  1. User rights and intellectual property rights

This website is our copyright property. All rights are reserved.

You are only provided with access to it for your personal and non-commercial use. Other than for this permitted purpose, and for the purposes of, and subject to, the conditions prescribed under statutes that apply in your location you may not in any form or by any means:

  • adapt, reproduce, store, distribute, transmit, print, display, perform, publish or create derivative works from any part of this website; or
  • commercialise any information, products or services obtained from any part of this website, without our written permission.

All rights in this website and the content on this website including copyright, design rights, patents, inventions, knowhow, database rights, trade marks, source codes and any other intellectual property rights in any of the foregoing are reserved to us.

All trade names, trademarks, service marks and other product and service names and logos (the “Marks”) displayed on the website are proprietary to their respective owners and are protected by applicable trade mark and copyright laws.

Nothing contained on the website should be construed as granting any licence or right of use of any other person’s or entity’s trade mark that is displayed on this website without their express permission.

  1. Privacy Policy

These terms of use incorporate and should be read together with our Privacy Policy. We will use the personal data which you submit to us via the website in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

The Privacy Policy also describes how this website may collect, store and use cookies.

  1. Alterations

We reserve the right to terminate, suspend or alter the content of this website. Furthermore, we reserve the right to amend these terms and conditions at any time. Continued use of this website after alteration of these terms and conditions constitutes acceptance of such alterations.

These terms and conditions and any dispute, controversy, proceedings or claim of whatever nature arising out of or in any way relating to these terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of New South Wales, Australia and the courts of New South Wales, Australia shall have exclusive jurisdiction to resolve any disputes relating to these terms and conditions.

Johnson Winter & Slattery has commenced a class action against Allianz and Allianz Life in the Supreme Court of Victoria, alleging various breaches of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission Act 2001 (the ASIC Act) and the Corporations Act 2001 (the Corporations Act) by Allianz and Allianz Life for engaging in misleading and deceptive conduct and unconscionable conduct.