Fair Use Policy

Seekbiz Fair Use Policy

This document, herein referred to as the "Document", defines the policy governing user generated contents on the website at seekbiz.com.au and its associated applications and systems, herein referred to as "Seekbiz".


User Content | Top

Any text, images, videos, sounds or other media uploaded by customer of Seekbiz is classified as "User Content" and must conform to the following:

Business Entity | Top

A Business Entity refers to an Australian business with a valid ABN or/and ACN.

Review Process | Top

In order to provide an informative and professional business classifieds service to the Seekbiz community, all User Contents are subject to a review process.

Any User Content that are found to breach the following criteria are subject for removal and the author's user account can be suspended. Note that the criteria below are a sample only and is not exhaustive.

Banned Advertisements

User Contents that advertises, mentions or suggests the following topics are prohibited:

Spam Content

This includes text that are generated programmatically or crafted with the purpose to exploit search engine algorithms.

The following patterns are common, but not exhaustive to spam contents:

Duplicate Business Details is considered a form of Spam Content.

For further information, see Google Webmaster articles: Automatically generated content and User-generated spam.

Explicit Images

There are customers who may feel discomfort seeing images of live insects or pests. Such images are considered inappropriate and prohibited on this website.

Writing Style

Having an easy to read and professionally written description of your business will go a long way in helping your customers decide to use your service.

A high standard business description is considered to have the following characteristics:

A poorly drafted business listing reflects negatively on the business owner as well as the publishing platform, Seekbiz. As part of the Review Process, the writing styles of a business listing will be evaluated to determine if it meets the above criteria. Business listings that fail to meet this requirement is likely to be send back to the Author for edit or/and rejected from publishing on Seekbiz.

Author's Attention

The author of the User Content might be requested to make editorial changes and try publishing again, subject to moderator's discretion.

Duplicate Business Details | Top

Each business listing published on Seekbiz must be for the purpose of promoting a distinct and valid business entity. A distinct and valid business entity is one that is defined by:

This rule is in place to prevent the following negative impacts caused by publishing duplicate business details:

Due to the negative impacts incurred from this practice, business listings that are found to contain duplicate content will be removed immediately if found and a warning may or may not be issue to the author. Repeated offence will result in account suspension with or without notice.

This document is effective as of 1 March 2020.

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