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Website Terms of Use

These Website Terms of Use (together with any documents referred to in them) describe the terms under which you may make use of our website www.worldfirst.com (the "Website"), whether as a guest or a registered user. Please read these Website Terms of Use carefully before you start to use the Website. By using our Website, you indicate that you accept these Website Terms of Use and that you agree to abide by them. If you do not agree to these Website Terms of Use, please refrain from using our Website.

All of our services are subject to separate terms and conditions governing their use. In the event of conflict between the terms and conditions of any applicable agreement and these Website Terms of Use, the applicable agreement will take precedence.

About us

World First Pty Ltd is located at Level 5, 261 George Street, Sydney NSW 2000. You can contact us by visiting our office, emailing us at australia@worldfirst.com or calling us on 02 8298 4999.

World First Pty Ltd ("World First") has been incorporated under the Corporations Act 2001 as a proprietary limited company since 23 July 2008 (Australian Business Number 42 132 368 971). You can visit the Australian Securities and Investments ("ASIC") website to access further information concerning World First.

World First is regulated by the Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre ("AUSTRAC") as a reporting entity that provides designated services in relation to foreign exchange contracts, remittance arrangements and derivatives, and is registered on the Remittance Sector Register. This can be verified by searching the Remittance Sector Register here.

Through this we follow a strict code which incorporates all the requirements of the Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorist Financing Act 2006 and other legislation. We maintain strict security, documentation and audit processes.

World First is authorised and regulated by ASIC to issue foreign exchange contracts, non-cash payment products and derivatives, and to provide general advice in relation to these products, to retail and wholesale clients. World First is also authorised to make a market in foreign exchange contracts and derivatives. World First's Australian Financial Services Licence ("AFSL") number is 331945. This can be verified by accessing the ASIC Register here.

Access to our website

Access to our Website is permitted on a temporary basis, and we reserve the right to withdraw or amend our Website without notice. We will not be liable if for any reason our Website is unavailable at any time or for any period.

From time to time, we may restrict access to some parts of our Website, or our entire Website, to persons who have registered with us.

If you choose, or you are provided with, a login, password or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential, and you must not disclose it to any third party. We have the right to disable any login or password, whether chosen by you or allocated by us, at any time, if in our opinion you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of these Website Terms of Use.

You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary to have access to our Website. You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access our Website through your Internet connection are aware of these Website Terms of Use, and that they comply with them.

Our Liability

The following clauses exclude or limit our legal liability for the Website. You should read them carefully. They all apply only as far as the Law permits, and in particular we do not exclude or restrict our duties and liabilities to you under the Corporations Act 2001 or the Australian Securities and Investments Act 2001.

Whilst we have taken reasonable steps to ensure the accuracy, currency, availability, correctness and completeness of the information contained on the Website, information is provided on an "as available" basis and we do not give or make any warranty or representation of any kind, whether express or implied. The use of the Website is at your sole risk. We shall not be liable for any loss or damage whatsoever and howsoever arising as a result of your use of or reliance on the information contained on the Website to the maximum extent permitted by Law.

We do not represent or warrant that the Website will be available and meet your requirements, that access will be uninterrupted, that there will be no delays, failures, errors or omissions or loss of transmitted information, that no viruses or other contaminating or destructive properties will be transmitted or that no damage will occur to your computer system. You have sole responsibility for adequate protection and back up of data and equipment and for undertaking reasonable and appropriate precautions to scan for computer viruses or other destructive properties.

We make no representations or warranties regarding the accuracy, functionality or performance of any third party software that may be used in connection with the Website.

To the fullest extent permitted by Law we, our representatives, agents and related entities hereby exclude all conditions, warranties and other terms which otherwise might be implied by statute, common law, or equity.

In addition, we will not be liable for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage incurred by you in connection with the Website or in connection with the use, inability to use, or results of the use of the Website and any materials posted on it, including, without limitation any liability for:

  • loss of income or revenue;
  • loss of business;
  • loss of profits or contracts;
  • loss of anticipated savings;
  • loss of data;
  • loss of goodwill;
  • wasted management or office time;
  • and for any other loss or damage of any kind, however arising and whether caused by tort (including negligence), breach of contract or otherwise, even if foreseeable.

Nothing in this clause "Our Liability" affects our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, our liability for fraudulent misrepresentation or misrepresentation as to a fundamental matter, no any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited by Law.

Information about you and your visits to our website

We collect, hold, disclose and use personal information about you in accordance with our Privacy Policy, which can be viewed here.By using our Website, you consent to us dealing with your personal information in accordance with our Privacy Policy and you warrant that all data provided by you is accurate.

Transactions concluded through our website

Contracts for the transmission of money or currency exchange formed through our Website or World First Online or as a result of visits made by you are governed by our general terms and conditions.

Viruses, Hacking and other offences

You must not misuse our Website by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, bots, logic bombs or other malicious software. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our Website, the server on which our Website is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our Website. You must not attack our Website via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack.

By breaching this provision, you may be committing a criminal offence under the Commonwealth Criminal Code Act 1995 and equivalent state-based legislation. We may report any such breach to relevant law enforcement authorities and may co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your personal information to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our Website will cease immediately.

You should not use public Internet connections (wireless or wired) to access your account via World First Online. It is your responsibility to ensure you have up-to-date and effective anti-virus and anti-malware software on your phone, tablet, computer, server, network infrastructure or any other device through which you transact with us. If you believe any device through which you transact with us has been infected by a virus, trojan, worm, logic bomb, bot or any other malicious software, you must notify us immediately by calling us on 02 8298 4999.

We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses or other malicious software that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of our Website or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it.

We shall not be liable for any loss or damage suffered by you as a result of using public network connections, failing to have up-to-date and effective anti-virus and anti-malware software or failing to notify us that your device has been infected by any type of malicious software.

Linking to our website

You may link to our home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage or take advantage of our reputation, but you must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement by us where none exists.

You must not establish a link on any website that is not owned by you, for example in online forums, chats or message boards.

If you wish to make any use of material on our Website other than that set out above, please address your request to australia@worldfirst.com.

Links from our website

Where our Website contains links to other websites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. We have no control over the contents of those websites or resources, and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.

Jurisdiction

This Agreement and any contractual or non-contractual disputes in relation to it will be governed by and construed in accordance with Australian Law and the parties agree to irrevocably submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Australian courts.

Trade marks

The World First logo is a registered trade mark of World First UK (Australian trademark registration number 1402032).

Copyright in the pages screens, information and material in their arrangement included in this Website is owned by or licensed to us unless otherwise noted. You may imprint, copy, download or temporarily store extracts from our Website for your personal information or when you use our products and services. You must not alter any material from our Website. Any other use is prohibited unless you first get our written permission. In particular no one may use a part of our Website on any other website or link any other website to our Website other than accordance with this clause "Trade marks" and clause "Links to our website", without our prior written permission.

Variation

We may revise these Website Terms of Use at any time by amending this page on our Website. You are expected to check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we made, as they are binding on you. Some of the provisions contained in these Website Terms of Use may also be superseded by provisions or notices published elsewhere on our Website.

Your concerns

If you have any concerns about material which appears on our Website please contact australia@worldfirst.com.