Welcome to the InnovationWave.com.au website (the “website”). Please read these Terms carefully and fully before using the website and the InnovationWave.com.au services, or disclosing to us any personal information. By using the website or disclosing to us any personal information: (i) you agree that you have read and understood the Terms, (ii) you accept and agree to be bound by the Terms, and (iii) you accept and agree to abide by appropriate laws and regulations applicable to the subject matter of these Terms.
IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THE TERMS OF THIS AGREEMENT, DO NOT ACCESS OR OTHERWISE USE THE WEBSITE, PARTICIPATE IN THE WEBSITE, OR DISCLOSE TO US ANY PERSONAL INFORMATION.
Authority to Use
By using the website, you represent and agree that you are at least 18 years of age or older and are fully able and competent to enter into the terms, conditions, representations, and warranties set forth in these Terms; otherwise, please exit the website. The website is not intended or designed to attract users under the age of 18. We do not collect personal information from any person we know to be under the age of 18. If you are under the age of 18, you are not permitted to disclose or send to us any personal information.
Usage & Termination
The website can collect information about innovation projects to provide you with certain services. You agree to provide accurate, true, complete and current information. If you provide any inaccurate, false, incomplete or outdated information or we in our sole discretion suspect that such information is inaccurate, false, incomplete or outdated; we reserve the right to suspend or terminate your use of the website or any portion thereof by you. We are not liable for any loss or damage resulting from your failure to comply with this section.
Changing the Terms
The materials on the website are provided “as is”. InnovationWave.com.au makes no warranties, expressed or implied, and hereby disclaims and negates all other warranties, including without limitation, implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement of intellectual property or other violation of rights. Further, InnovationWave.com.au does not warrant or make any representations concerning the accuracy, likely results, or reliability of the use of the materials on the platform. Any litigation claims against InnovationWave.com.au for copyright breaches, defamatory comments or misleading advertisements made by website users are the responsibility of the latter. As soon as someone notifies us of a copyright breach, we remove the offending material from the website immediately and conduct an investigation.
User Content and Conduct
The use of the website
Where applicable at the website you agree to use the website for lawful purposes and that you are responsible for your use and communications in the website. You agree not to post on or transmit through the website any unlawful, infringing, defamatory, obscene, indecent, threatening, offensive or otherwise objectionable material of any kind including any material that encourages illegal conduct or conduct that would encourage civil liability, infringe on other’s intellectual property rights or otherwise violates any applicable local, state, national or international law. You agree not to use the website in a manner that would interfere with the normal operation or infringe on any others use of the website. You agree not to access the website by any means other than the interface we provide. Any permitted links to the website must comply with all applicable laws, rules, and regulations.
You may submit your own content, including posts and project’s descriptions to the website. You understand that you are solely responsible for any content you post to the website. You alone assume all risks associated with your content, including anyone’s reliance on its accuracy, truthfulness or reliability or any disclosure by you of information in your content that makes you identifiable. You may not imply that your content is endorsed by us. You may expose yourself to liability if your content is false, defamatory, intentionally misleading, violates any third-party right, including copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, privacy right, right of publicity or any other intellectual property or proprietary right or is unlawful or violates or advocates the violation of any law or regulation. We cannot guarantee that your content will not be misused by other users. If you have the information you want to keep confidential and/or do not want others to use, do not post it to the website. We will not be liable for any user content, including, any errors or omissions, or any loss or damage incurred as the result of the use of any user content in any manner posted to the website.
We are not responsible for any user’s use or misappropriation of any content you post to the website. By posting user content to the website, you hereby grant (or warrant that the owner of such rights has expressly granted) us perpetual, worldwide, royalty-free, irrevocable, non-exclusive right and license to use, host, store, reproduce, adapt, publish, translate, edit, sub-license, modify, create derivative works from, communicate, publish, publicly display and distribute such content or incorporate such content into any form. The foregoing grant includes, without any limitation, any copyrights and other intellectual property rights in and to your user content. You represent and warrant that the content you posted does not violate the privacy or publicity rights, copyrights, contract rights or any other rights including moral rights of any person. You agree to pay for all royalties, fees and any other amounts owed to any person by reason of any content you posted to the website. This license continues even if you stop using the website. You understand that we may preserve user content and may disclose user content if required to do so by law or in good faith belief that such preservation or disclosure is reasonably necessary to comply with the legal process, enforce these Terms, respond to claims that any user content violates the rights of third-parties, or protect the rights, property or personal safety of us, our users and the public. Your content postings are voluntary including ideas, opinions, and disclosures. There is no confidential or contractual relationship established by posting your content. We are not liable for any disclosure of any user content including opinions or suggestions you post to the website. We are entitled to unrestricted use of any user content it may receive, for any purpose, commercial or otherwise, without compensation to you as the content provider.
Infringement of intellectual property rights
We will block website users who violate the intellectual property rights of any person on the website or others. You understand that by using the platform you may be exposed to other’s user content that is indecent or otherwise objectionable. We make no representations or warranties express or implied with regard to the accuracy or reliability of user content or any other material or information you may obtain from the website. If at any time we choose, in our sole discretion, to monitor the website, we nonetheless assume no responsibility for the user content, have no obligation to modify or remove any inappropriate user content and have no responsibility for the conduct of the website users submitting any such user content. Notwithstanding the foregoing, we reserve the right to remove any user content that violates others intellectual property rights in our sole discretion. You agree that you must evaluate, and bear all the risks that are associated with the use of any user content, including reliance on accuracy, completeness or usefulness of such content. You are solely responsible for your interactions with other website users. We, in our sole discretion, have the right but are under no obligation to monitor communications between you and other website users. You agree to indemnify us for any and all third party claims, damages, losses, liability and causes of action in any way arising from or as a result of your posting any content or materials or your failure to comply with these Terms. You agree to cooperate as fully as reasonably required in the defense of any claim. We reserve the right to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter subject to indemnification by you, in which event you will still be required to indemnify us for the attorney fees and expenses in addition to any losses, claims, damages, and liabilities incurred by us.
Not to use
You agree not to use the website to:
- Post or otherwise transmit any user content that is harmful, false, unlawful, obscene, defamatory or otherwise objectionable.
- Harass, stalk or otherwise abuse another.
- Impersonate any entity or misrepresent your affiliation with any person or entity.
- Harm minors.
- Attempt to disguise the origin of any user content posted.
- Post or otherwise transmit any user content that you do not have the right to transmit under any law, contractual or fiduciary relationships.
- Post or otherwise transmit any user content that infringes on any patent, copyright, trademark or other proprietary rights (“Rights”) of any party or post or otherwise transmits any protected material.
- Post or otherwise transmit any unsolicited advertising, promotional materials, spam, junk mail, pyramid schemes or any other form of solicitation.
- Post or otherwise transmit any content that contains viruses, Trojan horses, or other harmful, disruptive or destructive materials that limit the functionality of any computer software, hardware or telecommunications equipment or interferes with any third party’s use of the platform.
- Collect data about other website users.
- Gain access to unauthorized areas of the website, including servers or networks.