Welcome to our website!
This website and software available on this website (Software) is owned and operated by Ovatu Pty Ltd ABN 92 159 394 484 ATF Ovatu Trading Trust ABN 74 504 757 106, its successors and assignees (we, our or us). The website and software are available at https://ovatu.com/ (Site) and may be available through other addresses or channels.
The information, including statements, opinions and documents, contained in this Site and Software (Information) is for general information purposes only. It does not take into account your specific needs, objectives or circumstances, and it is not advice. Any reliance you place on the Information is at your own risk. Before acting on any Information, we recommend that you consider whether it is appropriate for your circumstances, carry out your own research and seek professional advice, where necessary.
The Information and Terms may be amended without notice from time to time at our sole discretion. Your use of our Site and Software following any amendments indicates that you accept the amendments. You should check the Terms regularly to ensure you are aware of any changes, and only proceed to use the Site and Software if you accept and will comply with the new Terms.
3. Your warranties:
You warrant to us that you have the legal capacity to enter these Terms and form a contract, and that you have read and understood these Terms, before using the Site and Software.
4. Licence to use the Site:
We grant you a non-exclusive, royalty-free, revocable, worldwide, non-transferable right and licence to use the Site in accordance with these Terms. All other uses are prohibited without our prior written consent.
5. Licence to use the Software:
The license to use the software is set out when you purchase or otherwise access the Software.
6. Prohibited conduct:
You must not:
- a. Use the Site and Software for any activities, or post or transmit any material from the Site and Software:
- unless you hold all necessary rights, licences and consents to do so;
- that infringes the intellectual property or other rights of any person;
- that would cause you or us to breach any law, regulation, rule, code or other legal obligation;
- that defames, harasses, threatens, menaces, offends or restricts any person;
- that is or could reasonably be considered to be obscene, inappropriate, defamatory, disparaging, indecent, seditious, offensive, pornographic, threatening, abusive, liable to incite racial hatred, discriminatory, in breach of confidence or in breach of privacy; or
- that would bring us, or the Site and Software, into disrepute;
- b. Interfere with or inhibit any user from using the Site and Software;
- c. Use the Site and Software to send unsolicited email messages;
- d. Attempt to or tamper with, hinder or modify the Site and Software, knowingly transmit viruses or other disabling features, or damage or interfere with the Site and Software, including but not limited to the use of trojan horses, viruses, or piracy or programming routines that may damage or interfere with the Site and Software; or
- e. Facilitate or assist a third party to do any of the above acts.
7. Copyright and intellectual property rights:
Our Site and Software contains material which is owned by or licensed to us and is protected by Australian and international laws, including but not limited to the trademarks, trade names, software, content, design, images, graphics, appearance, layout and look of our Site and Software. We own the copyright which subsists in all creative and literary works displayed on the Site and Software.
You agree that, as between you and us, we own all intellectual property rights in the Site and Software, and that nothing in these Terms constitutes a transfer of any intellectual property rights. Your use of the Site and Software does not grant you a licence to, or act as a right to, use any of the intellectual property, whether registered or unregistered, displayed on the Site and Software without the express written permission of the owner.
You must not breach any copyright or intellectual property rights connected with the Site and Software. This includes but is not limited to:
- a. altering or modifying any of the code or the material on the Site and Software;
- b. causing any of the material on the Site and Software to be framed or embedded in another website; or
- c. creating derivative works from the content of the Site and Software.
9. Your content:
If you choose to add any content on the Site, you:
- a. warrant to us that you have all necessary rights to post the content;
- b. grant us a perpetual, non-exclusive, royalty-free, irrevocable, worldwide and transferable right and licence to use that content in any way (including but not limited to, by reproducing, changing, and communicating the content to the public) and permit us to authorise any other person to do the same thing; and
- c. you consent to any act or omission which would otherwise constitute an infringement of your moral rights, and if you add any content in which any third party has moral rights, you must ensure that the third party consents in the same manner.
10. Third party information:
The Site may contain third party information, including but not limited to user comments, guest articles and advertisements (Third Party Information). We do not control, recommend, endorse, sponsor or approve Third Party Information, including any information, products or services mentioned in Third Party Information. You should make your own investigations with respect to the suitability of Third Party Information for you.
11. Third party links and websites:
This Site may contain links to websites owned by third parties (Third Party Sites). We do not control, recommend, endorse, sponsor or approve Third Party Sites, including any information, products or services mentioned on Third Party Sites. You should make your own investigations with respect to the suitability of Third Party Sites for you.
12. Reservation of rights:
We reserve the right to amend or delete any and all of your content, Third Party Information and/or Third Party Sites, and to block any user, if we believe that there is a violation of these Terms, or for any other reason, at our sole discretion.
13. Delays and outages:
We are not responsible for any delays or interruptions to the Site and Software. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to minimise delays and interruptions. We cannot warrant that the Site and Software will be available at all times or at any given time. We may at any time and without notice to you, discontinue the Site and Software in whole or in part. We are not responsible for any loss, cost, damage or liability that may result from our discontinuance of the Site and Software.
14. Limitation of liability:
To the extent permitted by law, we exclude all liability for any loss, damage, costs or expense, whether direct, indirect, incidental, special and/or consequential including loss of profits, suffered by you or any third party, or claims made against you or any third party which result from any use of or access to, or any inability to use or access, the Site and Software.
To the extent permitted by law, we exclude all representations, guarantees, warranties or terms (whether express or implied) other than those expressly set out in these Terms, and the Australian Consumer Law to the extent applicable.
The Site is provided to you without warranties, express or implied, including but not limited to implied warranties of merchantability and/or fitness for a particular purpose. We do not warrant that the functions contained in any material on the Site or your access to the Site will be error free, that any defects will be corrected, that the Site or the server which stores and transmits material to you are free of viruses or any other harmful components, or that the Site will operate on a continuous basis or be available at any time.
While we endeavour to keep the Site and Information up to date and correct, we make no representations, warranties or guarantee, express or implied, about:
- a. the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability of any Information, images, products, services, or related graphics contained on the Site for any purpose;
- b. Third Party Information; or
- c. Third Party Sites.
You read, use, and act on information contained on the Site, Third Party Information and/or Third Party Sites, strictly at your own risk.
By using the Site, you agree to defend and fully indemnify and hold us (and our officers, directors, employees, contractors and agents) harmless from and against all claims, actions, suits, demands, damages, liabilities, costs or expenses (including legal costs and expenses on a full indemnity basis), including in tort, contract or negligence, arising out of or connected to:
- a. your use of or access to the Site and Software;
- b. any breach by you of these Terms; or
- c. any wilful, unlawful or negligent act or omission by you.
This defence and indemnification obligation will survive these Terms and your use of the Site. These Terms, and any rights and licences granted hereunder, may not be transferred or assigned by you, but may be assigned by us without restriction.
You may only use the Site and Software for lawful purposes and in a manner consistent with the nature and purpose of the Site and Software. By using the Site and Software, you agree that the exclusions and limitations of liability set out in these Terms are reasonable. If you do not think they are reasonable you must not use the Site and Software. We reserve the right to remove any and all content found to be in breach of intellectual property rights, including without limitation copyright, or which in our opinion is deemed inappropriate and/or illegal. If you breach these Terms, we reserve the right to block you from the Site and Software and to enforce our rights against you. If we do not act in relation to a breach of these Terms by you, this does not waive our rights to act with respect to subsequent or similar breaches of these Terms by you. All rights not expressly granted in these Terms are reserved.
18. Exclusion of competitors:
You are prohibited from using the Site and Software, including the Information, in any way that competes with our business. If you breach this term, we will hold you responsible for any loss that we may sustain, and hold you accountable for any profits that you may make from non-permitted use. We reserve the right to exclude any person from using the Site and Software and Information, at our sole discretion.
If any provision of these Terms is found to be illegal, invalid or unenforceable by a court of law, then the provision will not apply in that jurisdiction and is deemed not to have been included in these Terms in that jurisdiction. This will not affect the remainder of these Terms, which continue in full force and effect.
20. Further assurances:
Each party must, at its own expense, do everything reasonably necessary to give full effect to these Terms and the events contemplated by them.
These Terms are effective until terminated by us, which we may do at any time and without notice to you. In the event of termination, all restrictions imposed on you by these Terms and limitations of liability set out in the Terms will survive.
You agree to use your best endeavours to use mediation and negotiation to resolve any dispute arising out of or relating to these Terms, prior to resorting to an external dispute resolution process. Please notify us in writing of any dispute you may have.
Your use of the Site and Software and any dispute arising out of your use of it is subject to the laws of New South Wales and the Commonwealth of Australia. These Terms are governed by the laws of New South Wales and the Commonwealth of Australia and subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts operating in New South Wales. The Site and Software may be accessed throughout Australia and overseas. We make no representation that the Site and Software complies with the laws (including intellectual property laws) of any country outside Australia. If you access the Site and Software from outside Australia, you do so at your own risk and are responsible for complying with the laws in the place where you access the Site and Software.
For any questions or notice, please contact Ovatu at:
Ovatu Pty Ltd ABN 92 159 394 484 ATF Ovatu Trading Trust ABN 74 504 757 106
C/o LegalVision ILP Pty Ltd
67 Fitzroy Street Surry Hills NSW 2010
Last update: 1 September 2017