Website Terms and Conditions
1. About the Website
1.1. Welcome to www.tipsitips.co the 'Website'). The Website provides an opportunity to browse the site and TIPSi products and services(the'Services').
1.2. The Website is operated by TIPSi Company t/a TIPSi (ACN: XXX XXX XXX). Access to and use of the Website, or any of its associated Products or Services, is provided by TIPSi. Please read these terms and conditions (the 'Terms') carefully. By using, browsing and/or reading the Website, this signifies that you have read, understood and agree to be bound by the Terms. If you do not agree with the Terms, you must cease usage of the Website, or any of Services, immediately. 1.3. TIPSi reserves the right to review and change any of the Terms by updating this page at its sole discretion. When TIPSi updates the Terms, it will use reasonable endeavours to provide you with notice of updates to the Terms. Any changes to the Terms take immediate effect from the date of their publication. Before you continue, we recommend you keep a copy of the Terms for your records.
2. Acceptance of the Terms
You accept the Terms by remaining on the Website. You may also accept the Terms by clicking to accept or agree to the Terms where this option is made available to you by TIPSi in the user interface.
3. Business Account Registration
3.1. If you are a place of business that would like to utilise TIPSi to make tipping easier for your customers, please register for a business account and agree to the relevant terms and conditions found on the Website.
4. Copyright and Intellectual Property
4.1. The Website, the Services and all of the related products of TIPSi are subject to copyright. The material on the Website is protected by copyright under the laws of Australia and through international treaties. Unless otherwise indicated, all rights (including copyright) in the Services and compilation of the Website (including but not limited to text, graphics, logos, button icons, video images, audio clips, Website, code, scripts, design elements and interactive features) or the Services are owned or controlled for these purposes, and are reserved by TIPSi or its contributors.
4.2. All trademarks, service marks and trade names are owned, registered and/or licensed by TIPSi, who grants to you a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, revocable license whilst you are a Member to:
(a) use the Website pursuant to the Terms;
(b) copy and store the Website and the material contained in the Website in your device's cache memory; and
(c) print pages from the Website for your own personal and non-commercial use.
4.3. TIPSi does not grant you any other rights whatsoever in relation to the Website or the Services. All other rights are expressly reserved by TIPSi.
4.4. TIPSi retains all rights, title and interest in and to the Website and all related Services. Nothing you do on or in relation to the Website will transfer any:
(a) business name, trading name, domain name, trade mark, industrial design, patent, registered design or copyright, or
(b) a right to use or exploit a business name, trading name, domain name, trade mark or industrial design, or
(c) a thing, system or process that is the subject of a patent, registered design or copyright (or an adaptation or modification of such a thing, system or process),
4.5. to you.
4.6. You may not, without the prior written permission of TIPSi and the permission of any other relevant rights owners: broadcast, republish, up-load to a third party, transmit, post, distribute, show or play in public, adapt or change in any way the Services or third party Services for any purpose, unless otherwise provided by these Terms. This prohibition does not extend to materials on the Website, which are freely available for re-use or are in the public domain.
6. General Disclaimer
6.1. Nothing in the Terms limits or excludes any guarantees, warranties, representations or conditions implied or imposed by law, including the Australian Consumer Law (or any liability under them) which by law may not be limited or excluded.
6.2. Subject to this clause, and to the extent permitted by law:
(a) all terms, guarantees, warranties, representations or conditions which are not expressly stated in the Terms are excluded; and
(b) TIPSi will not be liable for any special, indirect or consequential loss or damage (unless such loss or damage is reasonably foreseeable resulting from our failure to meet an applicable Consumer Guarantee), loss of profit or opportunity, or damage to goodwill arising out of or in connection with the Services or these Terms (including as a result of not being able to use the Services or the late supply of the Services), whether at common law, under contract, tort (including negligence), in equity, pursuant to statute or otherwise. 6.3. Use of the Website and the Services is at your own risk. Everything on the Website and the Services is provided to you "as is" and "as available" without warranty or condition of any kind. None of the affiliates, directors, officers, employees, agents, contributors and licensors of TIPSi make any express or implied representation or warranty about the Services or any products or Services (including the products or Services of TIPSi) referred to on the Website. This includes (but is not restricted to) loss or damage you might suffer as a result of any of the following:
(a) failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, failure to correct defects, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus or other harmful component, loss of data, communication line failure, unlawful third party conduct, or theft, destruction, alteration or unauthorised access to records;
(b) the accuracy, suitability or currency of any information on the Website, the Services, or any of its Services related products (including third party material and advertisements on the Website);
(c) costs incurred as a result of you using the Website, the Services or any of the products of TIPSi; and
(d) the Services or operation in respect to links which are provided for your convenience.
7. Limitation of liability
7.1. TIPSi's total liability arising out of or in connection with the Services or these Terms, however arising, including under contract, tort (including negligence), in equity, under statute or otherwise, will not exceed the resupply of the Services to you.
7.2. You expressly understand and agree that TIPSi, its affiliates, employees, agents, contributors and licensors shall not be liable to you for any direct, indirect, incidental, special consequential or exemplary damages which may be incurred by you, however caused and under any theory of liability. This shall include, but is not limited to, any loss of profit (whether incurred directly or indirectly), any loss of goodwill or business reputation and any other intangible loss.
8. Affiliate Link Disclosure
8.1. TIPSi may receive compensation for recommendations made in reference to the products or services on the Website.
8.2. This compensation may be in the form of money, services, products, discounts, or special access and could exist without any action from a Website visitor. Should you purchase a product or service that was recommended and/or linked on the Website, it is understood that some form of compensation may be made to TIPSi by the owners of that product or service.
9. User Generated Content
9.1. If you choose to contribute any content to the Website or any other platform operated by TIPSi, you are solely responsible for it. This includes comments, reviews, tweets, posts, photos, pictures, images, videos, materials or other user-generated content or information (‘Your Content’).
9.2. By contributing content to the Website, you grant TIPSi a royalty-free, non-exclusive license to use Your Content in any way that it chooses. This may include the use of your photos or video on other parts of the Website, advertising, promotions or social media accounts held by TIPSi.
9.3. Additionally, if you post your User Content with any personal information including identifying information such as location or name, you agree TIPSi can use that information with your User Content for advertising and promotional purposes, or any other business purpose.
9.4. You confirm you own or have the right to use any copyright material included in Your Content (including replies to TIPSi social media posts, reviews, music, photos, quotes and excerpts of audio or video), that you have permission of anyone appearing or performing in Your Content and that you are not infringing any third-party rights by submitting the content to TIPSi. You also confirm you have, where appropriate, sought the consent of the parent or guardian of any person under the age of 18 who is featured in Your Content.
9.5. Please ensure you keep your own copies of Your Content as TIPSi may not archive, store or back-up Your Content nor continue to make Your Content accessible online.
9.6. TIPSi will endeavour to provide you with an appropriate credit when using Your Content on TIPSi platforms, though you understand and agree this may not always be possible.
9.7. TIPSi reserves the right to remove Your Content at any time. Your Content must not be malicious, libelous, false, inaccurate, threatening, abusive, obscene, defamatory or racially, sexually, religiously or otherwise objectionable and offensive.
10.1. You agree to indemnify TIPSi, its affiliates, employees, agents, contributors, third party content providers and licensors from and against:
(a) all actions, suits, claims, demands, liabilities, costs, expenses, loss and damage (including legal fees on a full indemnity basis) incurred, suffered or arising out of or in connection with Your Content;
(b) any direct or indirect consequences of you accessing, using or transacting on the Website or attempts to do so; and/or
(c) any breach of the Terms.
11. Venue and Jurisdiction
The Services offered by TIPSi is intended to be viewed by residents of Australia. In the event of any dispute arising out of or in relation to the Website, you agree that the exclusive venue for resolving any dispute shall be in the courts of New South Wales, Australia.
12. Governing Law
The Terms are governed by the laws of New South Wales, Australia. Any dispute, controversy, proceeding or claim of whatever nature arising out of or in any way relating to the Terms and the rights created hereby shall be governed, interpreted and construed by, under and pursuant to the laws of New South Wales, Australia, without reference to conflict of law principles, notwithstanding mandatory rules. The validity of this governing law clause is not contested. The Terms shall be binding to the benefit of the parties hereto and their successors and assigns.
13. Independent Legal Advice
Both parties confirm and declare that the provisions of the Terms are fair and reasonable and both parties having taken the opportunity to obtain independent legal advice and declare the Terms are not against public policy on the grounds of inequality or bargaining power or general grounds of restraint of trade.
If any part of these Terms is found to be void or unenforceable by a Court of competent jurisdiction, that part shall be severed and the rest of the Terms shall remain in force.