Terms of Use

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TERMS AND CONDITIONS

  1. Definitions and Interpretation
    1. Definitions
    2. In these Terms of Use:

      Australian Consumer Law means schedule 2 to the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth).

      Business Day means Monday - Friday excluding public holidays in the state or territory in which Our principal place of business operates.

      Business Hours means 9:00am - 5:00pm on Business Days.

      Data Collection Services means as set out in the Services Description and also includes any Software that We supply to a Respondent pursuant to a Respondent Data Collection Services Agreement and the functionality provided by the Software.

      Data Collection Services Agreement means a Respondent Data Collection Services Agreement, End Client Data Collection Services Agreement or Market Research Agency Data Collection Services Agreement as the context dictates.

      End Client means any person who enters into an End Client Data Collection Services Agreement with Us.

      End Client Data Collection Services Agreement means an agreement expressly described as a "End Client Data Collection Services Agreement" that We enter into with an End Client.

      GST has the meaning given by the A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax) Act 1999 (Cth)).

      Intellectual Property Rights means all copyright, trademark rights, patent rights, and design rights, whether registered or unregistered, and all other rights to intellectual property as defined under article 2 of the convention establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization, and all rights to enforce any of the foregoing rights.

      Licence means as set out in clause 2.1.

      Market Research Agency means any person who enters into a Market Research Agency Data Collection Services Agreement with Us.

      Market Research Agency Data Collection Services Agreement means an agreement expressly described as a "Market Research Agency Data Collection Services Agreement" that We enter into with a Market Research Agency.

      Member means as set out in clause 4.1.

      Member Data means data collected from a Member via Our Data Collection Services or otherwise disclosed to Us by a Member or collected by Us from a Member.

      Minimum Term means as set out in clause 4.5.

      Non-Excludable Guarantee means a non-excludable guarantee implied by the Australian Consumer Law.

      Personal Information has the meaning given in the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth).

      Personal Property Securities Register means the Personal Property Securities Register established under the Personal Property Securities Act 2009 (Cth).

      Privacy Policy means Our Privacy Policy located at Privacy Policy

      Respondent means any person who enters into a Respondent Data Collection Services Agreement with Us.

      Respondent Data Collection Services Agreement means an agreement expressly described as a "Respondent Data Collection Services Agreement" that We enter into with a Respondent.

      Service Charges means as set out in clause 4.4.

      Services Description means as set out at Beehaviour Net

      Terms of Use means the terms and conditions set out on this webpage as amended by Us from time to time, our Privacy Policy and any applicable Data Collection Services Agreement.

      "We", "Our" and "Us" means Beehaviour.Net Limited, Company Number 91091579, Registered in England & Wales, of The Apex 2 Sheriffs Orchard, Coventry CV1 3PP, United Kingdom.

      "Website" means the website, the homepage URL of which is specified above and also includes the Data Collection Services and any content, images, text and other information appearing on any page of the Website and any source code and object code in the Website, plus any database which forms part of or which the Website interacts with.

      "You" and any derivations of that term such as "Your" is a reference to you, the person who accesses this Website for any reason, whether or not you are a Member of the Website.

    3. Interpretation
    4. In these Terms of Use:

      1. Headings and underlinings are for convenience only and do not affect the construction of these Terms of Use.
      2. A provision of these Terms of Use will not be interpreted against a party because the party prepared or was responsible for the preparation of the provision, or because the party's legal representative prepared the provision.
      3. Currency refers to Australian Dollars.
      4. A reference to a statute or regulation includes amendments thereto.
      5. A reference to a clause, subclause or paragraph is a reference to a clause, subclause or paragraph of these Terms of Use.
      6. A reference to a subclause or paragraph is a reference to the subclause or paragraph in the clause in which the reference is made.
      7. The warning at the top of these Terms of Use forms part of the binding terms and conditions of these Terms of Use.
      8. A reference to time is to time in Sydney, New South Wales.
      9. A reference to a person includes a reference to an individual, a partnership, a company, a joint venture, government body, government department, and any other legal entity.
      10. The words "includes", "including" and similar expressions are not words of limitation.
  2. Licence to be granted to access and browse the Website
    1. We hereby grant You a limited, non-transferable, non-exclusive, non-assignable, non-sublicensable, revocable licence to access and browse the Website (the "Licence").
    2. You acknowledge and agree that the Licence does not give You any right to use or access the Data Collection Services unless you have entered into a Data Collection Services Agreement with Us.
  3. Registration for Data Collection Services
    1. We reserve the right to accept or reject any person's Membership in Our absolute discretion.
    2. If You register to become a Member with Us, You:
      1. warrant that during the registration process You will provide truthful and accurate information only;
      2. warrant that where You register as a Member on behalf of another entity that You are registering on behalf of and with the authority and consent of that entity, and You hereby agree to be jointly and severally liable for any breach of these Terms of Use by that business entity.
    3. You must ensure, without limiting clause 3.2, that You provide a valid email address at the time of registration.
    4. We reserve the right to send an email to You with a hyperlink which requires You to verify that You are the owner or operator of the email address entered by You during registration and to cancel/not approve Your registration if Your rights to the email address are not so verified.
    5. If any of Your contact details or other information which You provide during the registration process changes, You must promptly provide Us with Your up-to-date details and information.
    6. You must not provide Your account name or password for Your Member account with Us to any person. You agree and acknowledge that You shall be solely responsible for the confidentiality of Your username and password and any use of Your Member account (including unauthorised use).
    7. You must immediately notify Us if You become aware of any unauthorised use of Your Member account.
    8. Please see our Services Description for details on how to register or subscribe to become a Member.
  4. Data Collection Services
    1. Only End Clients, Market Research Agencies and Respondents ("Members") may use or access Our Data Collection Services.
    2. A description of Our Data Collection Services is set out at www.beehaviour.net ("Services Description").
    3. You agree and acknowledge that if You become a Member:
      1. where You register to become a Member on behalf of another entity, You are subscribing to the Data Collection Services on behalf of and with the authority and consent of the business entity, the name and details of which You enter during registration; and
      2. the Licence granted to You pursuant to clause 2.1 shall also include a non-exclusive, non-assignable, non-sublicensable, revocable right granted to You (and, to the business entity, the name and details of which You enter during registration, where applicable), to use and access the Data Collection Services, for the purposes expressly described in the Services Description.
    4. Each Member must pay any applicable fees and charges set out in the Services Description (or as otherwise agreed between You and Us in writing) in consideration for the Member's subscription to the Data Collection Services ("Service Charges") at the time and in the manner set out in the Services Description, plus any applicable GST.
    5. If the Services Description specifies a minimum term, then the subscription of a Member for the Data Collection Services is for that minimum term ("Minimum Term") and, unless otherwise specified in the Services Description, cannot be cancelled or terminated by the Member prior to the expiry of the Minimum Term.
    6. Upon expiry of the Minimum Term, the Member's subscription to the Data Collection Services shall automatically renew for subsequent successive terms equal to the Minimum Term on the same terms and conditions, unless either We or the Member provides at least 30 days written notice prior to the expiry of the Minimum Term or any renewal term, in which case the Member's subscription to the Data Collection Services shall terminate at the end of the Minimum Term or the then current renewal term.
    7. A Member may only access the Data Collection Services from a web browser operated by the Member, solely for the purpose(s) specified in the Services Description and subject to the provisions set out in the Services Description, these Terms of Use and any applicable Data Collection Services Agreement.
    8. You must pay all costs associated with accessing the Website, including internet access costs, web browser and computer and smartphone equipment costs, telecommunications costs, data costs, roaming charges and, if you are a Member, Service Charges.
    9. Without limiting Our rights and any other provision of these Terms of Use, if the Member fails to pay the Service Charges in accordance with the requirements of these Terms of Use, We may suspend and/or terminate the Member's access to the Data Collection Services and its Member Data hosted in the Data Collection Services without notice.
  5. Responsibility for Member Data
    1. You agree and acknowledge that:
      1. the Data Collection Services and/or Member Data will be hosted by Us or Our suppliers on hardware or infrastructure located in Australia and overseas; and
      2. We may not own or operate the infrastructure upon which the Data Collection Services and/or the Member Data is hosted.
    2. Each time a Member uses the Data Collection Services the Member warrants, agrees and represents that:
      1. it will only upload , input and transfer Member Data into and/or via the Data Collection Services or disclose Member Data to Us, which the Member is fully entitled and authorised to upload, input, transfer and disclose; and
      2. all necessary consents and authorisations have been obtained such that the Member Data and Our (and Our hosting providers') collection, use, storage and/or disclosure thereof in the course of performing the Data Collection Services or assisting Us to perform the Data Collection Services, will not breach any applicable law or right of any person.
      3. The Member is solely responsible for the accuracy, legality and quality of all its Member Data and for obtaining any permissions, licenses, rights and authorisations necessary for Us (and Our hosting providers) to use, host, transmit, store and disclose the Member Data in connection with the provision of the Data Collection Services.
      4. You indemnify Us in respect of any loss and damage We or any of Our suppliers incur in respect of any claim that Our or their possession of any Member Data infringes the Intellectual Property Rights or other rights of any person or breaches any law, regulation, code or standard.
  6. Availability of Data Collection Services
    1. While You are a Member of the Website, We agree to use Our best endeavours to procure hosting of the Data Collection Services and relevant Member Data and to ensure that the Website and Data Collection Services are available at least 95% of the time (calculated monthly).
    2. The availability of the Data Collection Services to You will be subject, in addition to any other provisions set out in these Terms of Use, to any bandwidth limitations, database size limitations, throughput limitations and other technical and non-technical limitations or restrictions set out in the Services Description and in any applicable Data Collection Services Agreement.
    3. You agree and acknowledge that the accessibility and use of the Website, the Data Collection Services and the Member Data hosted by the Data Collection Services is highly dependent on the proper function of the Internet and any other computer and telecommunications networks and infrastructure upon which the Website and/or Data Collection Services and/or Member Data operate, interface with, are hosted on or connect to.
    4. Except in respect of any Non-Excludable Guarantee, We do not guarantee that the Website, Data Collection Services or Member Data or access thereto will be uninterrupted or error-free and You release and indemnify Us in respect of any loss and damage we may incur and/or claims and/or complaints You or your customers may have against Us in respect of any interruption, error or unavailability of the Data Collection Services or any Member Data.
    5. If You are a Member, We will use Our best endeavours to notify You in advance of any scheduled outage of the Data Collection Services.
  7. Licence Restrictions
    1. You may not make any use of the Website except as permitted by the Licence and may not do or authorise the commission of any act that would or might invalidate or be inconsistent with Our Intellectual Property Rights in the Website. Without limiting the foregoing provisions of the Licence, You must not, under any circumstances, sell or resell access to the Website or scrape, republish, mirror or otherwise rent, lend, lease, sell, redistribute, sublicence, copy or duplicate the Website or any content You obtain via the Website. In addition, You must not, nor may You permit any person to:
      1. copy, alter, modify, adapt, reproduce, republish, frame, translate, reverse assemble, reverse engineer, reverse compile, transfer, sell, license, create derivative works from or enhance the Website and/or any content in the Website (except as expressly permitted by the Copyright Act 1968 (Cth) or any applicable Data Collection Services Agreement);
      2. do any act that would or might invalidate or be inconsistent with Our Intellectual Property Rights or those of Our licensors;
      3. use the Website in any way that infringes Our rights or the rights of any third party; or
      4. take any steps to circumvent any technological protection measure or security measures in the Website.
    2. You must not use the Website or any part of the Website in any way which is in breach of any statute, regulation, law or legal right of any person.
    3. You must not use the Website or any part of the Website in breach of these Terms of Use.
  8. Acceptable Use Policy
    1. You agree that:
      1. using the Website to violate all or any legal rights of any person or company or other entity in any jurisdiction is strictly prohibited;
      2. using the Website in relation to crimes such as theft and fraud is strictly prohibited;
      3. using the Website in breach of laws relating to the protection of copyright, trade secrets, patents or other intellectual property and laws relating to spam or privacy and whether such violation is by way of the installation or distribution of "pirated" software or otherwise, is strictly prohibited;
      4. introduction of malicious programs into Our network or servers (e.g., viruses, worms, Trojan horses, e-mail bombs) is strictly prohibited;
      5. revealing Your account password to others or allowing use of Your account on the Website by others is strictly prohibited;
      6. using another person's name, username or password or otherwise attempting to gain access to the account of any other person is strictly prohibited;
      7. using the Website to make fraudulent offers of goods or services is strictly prohibited;
      8. using the Website to carry out security breaches or disruptions of network communication is strictly prohibited. Security breaches include, but are not limited to, accessing data of which You are not an intended recipient or logging into a server or account that You are not expressly authorized to access or corrupting any data. For the purposes of this paragraph, "security breaches" includes, but is not limited to, network sniffing, pinged floods, packet spoofing, denial of service, and forged routing information for malicious purposes;
      9. using the Website to execute any form of network monitoring which will intercept data not intended for You is strictly prohibited;
      10. using the Website to circumvent user authentication or security of any of Our hosts, networks or accounts or those of Our customers or suppliers is strictly prohibited;
      11. using the Website to interfere with or deny service to anyone is strictly prohibited;
      12. using any program/script/command, or sending messages of any kind, with the intent to interfere with, or disable, any person's use of the Website is strictly prohibited;
      13. sending unsolicited email messages through or to users of the Website in breach of the Spam Act 2003 is strictly prohibited;
      14. using the Website to send any form of harassment via email, or any other form of messaging, whether through language, frequency, or size of messages is strictly prohibited; and
      15. use of the Website in breach of any person's privacy (such as by way of identity theft or "phishing") is strictly prohibited.
  9. Intellectual Property Rights
    1. You agree and acknowledge that these Terms of Use do not transfer or assign any Intellectual Property Rights to You.
    2. As between You and Us, We own all Intellectual Property Rights in the Website.
    3. You have no rights in the Website or in any part of it or in any modification or enhancement thereof, other than the rights temporarily granted to You pursuant to the Licence.
    4. You must not take any step to invalidate or prejudice Our (or Our licensors') Intellectual Property Rights in the Website or otherwise. Without limiting the foregoing provisions, You must not register any security interest or purchase money security interest on the Personal Property Securities Register, or otherwise encumber or charge Your rights in respect of the Member Data or under the Licence.
  10. Responsibility for other users
    1. We do not accept responsibility for the conduct of any users of Our Website.
    2. If You believe that another user of Our Website has breached these Terms of Use or any applicable Data Collection Services Agreement please contact Us.
    3. Any dispute You have with another user of Our Website is between You and the other user. You release Us from any claims that You may otherwise have against Us in relation to any conduct of any user of Our Website and in respect of any Member Data.
  11. Responsibility for third party claims
    1. You agree and acknowledge that You are solely responsible for and You indemnify Us in respect of any loss and damage We may incur in connection with any claims and/or complaints made by any person where the complaint or claim is caused directly or indirectly by:
      1. Your use of the Website;
      2. Your goods and/or services and/or your advertising and/or sales and/or marketing practices; and/or
      3. Your Member Data.
  12. Hyperlinks
    1. We do not represent, recommend or endorse any websites to which We have linked from the Website via hyperlink or otherwise.
  13. Liability
    1. Except in respect of any Non-Excludable Guarantees, We do not represent that the information on this Website or any data that You obtain via the Data Collection Services is accurate, correct, up-to-date or error free.
    2. The information on this Website and any data that You obtain via the Data Collection Services is not professional advice. You agree that You will seek all appropriate financial, legal and other advice as applicable before relying on any information or data You obtain from this Website or the Data Collection Services.
    3. Except in respect of any Non-Excludable Guarantees, neither party is liable to the other party for any indirect, special or consequential loss or damage incurred by the other party, including liability for loss of profits, loss of business opportunity, loss of savings, or loss of data.
    4. Except in respect of any Non-Excludable Guarantees, to the maximum extent permitted by law (and if permitted by law), We will not have any liability to You for any loss or damage howsoever incurred in relation to Your use of or inability to use the Website, or with respect to any of the circumstances addressed in clause 11.1.
    5. Any goods and services supplied by Us through the Website (which for the avoidance of doubt, includes the Data Collection Services supplied by Us, but does not include goods or services supplied by any user or Member of the Website to any person) may come with implied non-excludable guarantees which are regulated by the Australian Consumer Law. The extent of the implied guarantees depends on whether You are a 'consumer' of goods or services within the meaning of that term pursuant to the Australian Consumer Law as amended. Where You are a 'consumer' for the purposes of the Australian Consumer Law, We are required to provide and shall be deemed to have provided the following mandatory statement to You: "Our goods come with guarantees that cannot be excluded under the Australian Consumer Law. You are entitled to a replacement or refund for a major failure and for compensation for any other reasonably foreseeable loss or damage. You are also entitled to have the goods repaired or replaced if the goods fail to be of acceptable quality and the failure does not amount to a major failure."
    6. If the goods or services supplied by Us to You are supplied to You in Your capacity as a 'consumer' of goods or services within the meaning of that term in the Australian Consumer Law as amended You will have the benefit of certain non-excludable guarantees in respect of the goods or services and nothing in these terms and conditions excludes or restricts or modifies any guarantee which pursuant to the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth) is so conferred. However, if the goods or services are subject to a non-excludable guarantee, implied by the Australian Consumer Law and the goods or services are not ordinarily acquired for personal, domestic or household use or consumption, then pursuant to s 64A of the Australian Consumer Law, We limit Our liability for breach of any such non-excludable guarantee implied by the Australian Consumer Law (other than a guarantee implied by sections 51, 52 or 53 of the Australian Consumer Law) or expressly given by Us to You, in respect of each of the goods and services, where it is fair and reasonable to do so, at Our option, to one or more of the following:
      1. if the breach relates to goods:
        1. the replacement of the goods or the supply of equivalent goods;
        2. the repair of such goods;
        3. the payment of the cost of replacing the goods or of acquiring equivalent goods; or
        4. the payment of the cost of having the goods repaired; and
      2. if the breach relates to services:
        1. the supplying of the services again; or
        2. the payment of the cost of having the services supplied again.
    7. In order for You to claim against Us under a non-excludable guarantee implied by the Australian Consumer Law, or under an express warranty given in respect of the goods or services provided by Us, You must provide written notice to Us with documentary evidence substantiating the claim, for Our review, and, in respect of the Website, must continue to use it only in accordance with the provisions of these Terms of Use.
    8. Upon receipt of a valid claim from You under any non-excludable guarantee implied by the Australian Consumer Law, We will contact You to arrange a suitable remedy. You may claim reasonable expenses incurred in making a valid claim under such a guarantee by providing documentary evidence of the expenses to Us. You will be responsible for any expenses incurred in relation to an invalid claim. Where We elect to repair goods the subject of a valid claim, You agree that the goods may be replaced by refurbished goods of the same type rather than being repaired and refurbished parts may be used to repair goods. You acknowledge that where the goods are repaired and are capable of retaining user-generated data, it is possible that the repair of the goods may result in loss of data.
    9. Any warranty against defects provided by Us to You in Your capacity as a 'consumer' under the Australian Consumer Law is in addition to Your other rights and remedies under a law in relation to the goods or services to which the warranty relates.
    10. Where You are a 'consumer' for the purposes of the Australian Consumer Law, all conditions, warranties and guarantees implied in these Terms of Use are excluded, except for Non-Excludable Guarantees.
    11. Where You are not a 'consumer' for the purposes of the Australian Consumer Law, all conditions, warranties and guarantees implied in these Terms of Use are excluded, to the extent possible by law.
  14. Termination
    1. If you are not a Member, We may terminate these Terms of Use and Your access to the Website or any part of it at any time without notice.
    2. If You are a Member, We may terminate these Terms of Use and Your access to the Website by notice to You if:
      1. You breach any material term of these Terms of Use; or
      2. where reasonably necessary to protect Our legitimate interests.
    3. We may take down the Website or any part of it or take the Website or any part of it offline at any time without notice where reasonably necessary to protect Our legitimate interests.
    4. Termination of these Terms of Use and access to the Website does not affect any accrued rights of either party.
    5. Except in respect of termination pursuant to clause 14.2(a), if You are an End Client or Market Research Agency Member and We terminate these Terms of Use and/or Your access to the Data Collection Services, We will refund to You any part of any Service Charges paid by You for Your access to the Data Collection Services that You have paid to Us in advance in respect of a period of time that has not expired as at the date of termination.
  15. Notices
    1. Any notice issued under these Terms of Use shall be sent by hand delivery, post or email.
    2. Any notice issued by hand shall be deemed delivered upon delivery.
    3. Any notice issued by post shall be deemed delivered 3 Business Days after posting if posted domestically, or 10 Business Days after posting if posted internationally.
    4. Any notice issued via email shall be deemed to be delivered upon the email being sent, provided that if an email is sent out of Business Hours, it shall be deemed to be delivered at 9am on the next Business Day.
  16. General
    1. Other rights: All rights not expressly granted to Us in these Terms of Use are expressly reserved by Us.
    2. Amendment: These Terms of Use may be amended by Us at any time, provided that You shall have a right to cancel Your Membership if the amendment is detrimental to You. In this event, if You are an End Client or Market Research Agency Member We will refund to You any part of any Service Charges paid by You for access to the Data Collection Services that You have paid to Us in advance in respect of a period of time that has not expired as at the date of cancellation. You may not amend these Terms of Use without our prior written consent.
    3. Assignment: You may not assign, transfer, license or novate Your rights or obligations under these Terms of Use without Our prior written consent. We may assign, transfer, license or novate Our rights or obligations under these Terms of Use at any time, subject to Our Privacy Policy.
    4. Severability: If any part of these Terms of Use is deemed invalid by a court of competent jurisdiction, the remainder of these Terms of Use shall remain enforceable.
    5. Relationship: You and Us are independent contractors and these Terms of Use do not create any relationship of partnership, joint venture, or employer and employee or otherwise.
    6. Australian Consumer Law: The exclusions and limitations of liability set out in these Terms of Use shall apply to the fullest extent permissible at law, but We do not exclude or limit liability which may not be excluded or limited by law. Without limiting the foregoing provisions, We do not exclude liability under the Australian Consumer Law which is prohibited from being excluded.
    7. Entire Agreement: These Terms of Use (together with Our Privacy Policy and any applicable Data Collection Services Agreements) constitute the entire agreement between You and Us and to the extent possible by law, supersede all prior understandings, representations, arrangements and agreements between You and Us regarding its subject matter.
    8. Jurisdiction: These Terms of Use will be interpreted in accordance with the laws in force in New South Wales. You and Us irrevocably submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts situated in New South Wales.