The Agreement is made between Light Source Digital Pty Ltd ABN: 28 612 668 587 (The Company) and the Customer.
Software and System shall mean the Edge Connect software as a service and all its executable object code of software, programs, patches, scripts, modifications, enhancements, designs, concepts or other materials that constitute the software program necessary for the proper function of Edge Connect.
Edge Connect is a newsletter, mailing, marketing, CRM and automation software. By using Edge Connect or signing up for an account, The Customer agrees to the terms of this agreement.
1. License Grant
1.1. Subject to the terms of this agreement, the Company hereby grants to the Customer a non-exclusive, non-transferable single Software as a Service (SaaS) license for the Customer’s use for an agreed fee.
2. Terms and Billing
2.1. The Term and billing begins when the software is provisioned and access given to the Customer, and continues as long as you use the Service. If you sign up for Edge Connect on behalf of a company or other entity, you represent and warrant that you have the authority to accept these Terms on their behalf.
2.2. The price and contract duration are agreed between the Company and the Customer in a separate proposal and form part of these Terms. If not specified in the proposal, support is limited to 5 hours per month. Extra hours may be purchased thereafter.
2.3. Migration of data, software on-boarding, training and support are also agreed between the Company and the Customer in a separate proposal and form part of these Terms.
2.4. Upon signing up to the Software the Customer must provide the Company with their credit card details for automatic billing, unless mutually agreed to be paid by bank transfer upon issuing of the Invoice.
3. Copies and Use
3.1. The Customer must not make copies of the software for any purposes. All copies and distribution of the software shall remain within the direct control of the Company and the Customer.
3.2 The Customer shall not, and shall not allow any other party to: (i) modify or make derivative works based upon the Software; (ii) reverse engineer, decompile, modify, or disassemble the Services; or (iii) use false or misleading marketing or sales practices. In addition, the Customer shall not, and shall not allow any other party to, access or use the Services to: (1) design or develop a competitive or substantially similar product or service; (2) copy or extract any features, functionality, or content thereof; or (3) attempt to gain unauthorized access to the Services or its related systems or networks.
3.3. In no way does this Software License confer any right to the Customer to license, sub-license, sell, distribute, modify or otherwise authorise the use of the software, whether in executable form, source code or otherwise, by any third parties. The Customer must not provide access to the Edge Connect Administrator to individuals outside their organisation without written consent and approval by the Company.
3.4. The Customer must not use the Software in connection with any illegal activities.
3.5. The Customer must keep its Edge Connect passwords secure at all times.
3.6. The Customer must inform the Company in writing as soon as it becomes aware of any security breach and/or password stolen.
4.1. The Customer must respect Edge Connect proprietary rights. Proprietary rights may include, but not limited to software, trademarks, service marks, trade secrets and copyrights. You may only use Edge Connect brand assets by request.
4.2. Proprietary Rights Owned by the Customer:
4.2.1. The Customer represents and warrants that it either owns or have permission to use all of the material and data uploaded or emailed via the software. The Customer retain ownership of the materials that is uploaded to the software.
4.2.2. The Customer may supply or allow the Company to use certain proprietary information, including service marks, logos, graphics, customer lists, documents and business information and plans that have been authored or pre-owned by the Customer. All such intellectual property shall remain the exclusive property of the Customer and shall not be used by the Company for any purposes other than those associated with delivery and operation of the system, unless otherwise agreed in writing.
4.3. It is the customer’s responsibility to generate and maintain backup of its own data (Customers, Products and Order lists) outside the software. The Company is expressly not liable for any data loss or interruption of service.
4.4. The Company retains the intellectual property and copyright (included but not limited to foreground IP, codes and features) for all customisations and enhancements made into the Software.
4.5. If the Customer provide the Company with any feedback or suggestions regarding the Services (“Feedback”), the Customer hereby assigns to the Company all rights in and to such Feedback and agrees that the Company shall have the right to use and fully exploit such Feedback and related information in any manner it deems appropriate. The Company will treat any Feedback as non-confidential and non-proprietary. The Customer agrees that it will not submit to the Company any information or ideas that it consider to be confidential or proprietary.
5. Warranties and Representations
5.1. The Company represents and warrants to Customer that:
5.1.1. it has all necessary rights and authority to execute and deliver this Software License and perform its obligations hereunder and to grant the rights granted under this Software License to Customer;
5.1.2. the services provided by the Company under this Software License, including the software and all intellectual property provided hereunder, are original to the Company or its subcontractors or partners; and
5.1.3. the software, as delivered as part of the system, will not infringe or otherwise violate the rights of any third party, or violate any applicable law, rule or regulation.
5.2. No warranty of any type or nature is provided for the source code version of the software which is delivered as is.
5.3. Except as expressly stated in this Agreement, there are no warranties, express or implied, including but not limited to, warranties of fitness for a particular purpose or merchantability.
Customer hereby indemnifies and shall defend and hold harmless the Company, its parent company and their subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors, employees and subcontractors from and against all liability, damages, loss, cost or expense, including but not limited to reasonable attorneys’ fees and expenses, arising out of or in connection with any breach or alleged breach of this Agreement or in connection with any third party claims that the Customer’s use of the software infringes or otherwise violates any rights of any third party.
7.1. This license agreement automatically ends if the customer fails to pay the agreed fees. The software will be suspended until payment is made. After 30 days of its suspension the software is decommissioned and all data will be lost.
7.2. The Company may terminate this license at any time, effective immediately upon notice for failure to comply with any of terms set forth in this agreement. Moreover, the Company may terminate this license agreement at any time by giving 30 days’ notice to the Customer. Upon request by the Customer, the Company can provide the Customer’s data available (Orders List, Events List, Product List, Customer List, Ingredients List, Suppliers List) in CSV/Excel format.
7.3. The Customer may terminate their account/plan by providing notice to the Company in writing via email. The monthly fee invoice is due for the month the termination is required. The termination will apply from the following month and the account suspended on the 1st of that month. E.g: If you cancel on the 10th of July, the July invoice is due and there will be no monthly fee invoices from August onwards. The account will be suspended on the 1st of August.
7.4. Upon termination, shall the Customer retain any copies of the software, the Customer is obligated to immediately destroy the software, including all copies.
8. Limitation of Liability
8.1. The liability of the Company to the Customer for any reason related to the performance of the Software under this agreement shall be limited (at our option) to the repair or resupply of the Services or the pro-rata refund to Customer of pre-paid fees for your subscription covering the remainder of the term.
8.2. In all circumstances, the maximum liability of the Company to the Customer for damages for any and all causes whatsoever, and the Customer’s maximum remedy, regardless of the form of action, whether in contract, tort or otherwise, shall be limited to the net periodically fee paid by the Customer for the use of the Software.
8.3. In no event, shall the Company be liable for any lost data or content, lost profits, business interruption or for any indirect, incidental, special, consequential, exemplary or punitive damages arising out of or relating to the Software provided, even when the Company has been advised of the possibility of such damages, and notwithstanding the failure of essential purpose of any limited remedy.
8.3.1. The Company will co-operate and take reasonable steps to assist in the data recovery and backup restoration within 72 hours.
8.4. The Company is not liable if the Customer breaches any copyright laws due to the use of copyright images and text provided by the Customer.
9.1. The Company uses appropriate technical and organisational measures to protect Customer’s data and all data processed in the Software. The software provides high levels of security by keeping the server updated with the latest security features and updates, SSL connection (https), password encryption, firewalls, among other technical and organisational measures such as secure storage of hardware at the offices.
9.2. Edge Connect software provides user permission access with the ability to determine the permissions privileges of your employees. All Administrator logins get logged and tracked for security and auditing purposes.
9.3. Edge Connect staff members processing data are subject to a duty of confidence and agree to keep confidential all your data during and after termination of employment. When using outside parties to process data Edge Connect will ensure that they offer the appropriate level of security and data protection.
9.4. If either parties become aware of any data breach relating to Edge Connect, the party will inform the other as soon as practical within 48 hours. Edge Connect will then co-operate and take reasonable steps to assist in the investigation, remediation and mitigation of the data breach.
9.5. Both parties agrees to comply by request with country specific laws and regulations in connection with the use of the other party’s data, including personal data protection and privacy laws and regulations.
11.1. A party may deliver notices under the Agreement by postage, by hand or by e-mail transmission to another party at the address set out at the beginning of the Contract or such other address a party may notify in writing to the other.
The laws of Australia shall govern this agreement. Any and all disputes arising from this Agreement shall be submitted to the competent court in the State of Queensland.