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By using or accessing this Website you agree to be bound by this Agreement. Please read these terms of use carefully before using this Website. If you do not agree to all of the terms of use, do not use the website.

You must be at least the minimum legal age required to form a binding contract in the jurisdiction in which you reside to use the Website in accordance with clause 3.1. In many jurisdictions that age is 18 years of age. If you are under the minimum legal age to form a binding contract in the jurisdiction in which you reside, you may only use the Website in accordance with clause 3.1 in conjunction with, and under the supervision of, your parent or guardian who has agreed to be bound by this Agreement. You must not register or access the Website if you are under 13 years of age.

Provision of Goods

1. Overview

Cloud Worker Solutions PTY Ltd, ACN: 663 077 085, provides a range of information technology services, including but not necessarily limited to:

  • Licensed software and/or firmware (collectively known as software) products
  • Customised software and applications solutions
  • Managed services
  • Infrastructure services
  • Systems integration
  • Project services
  • Equipment, hardware and software procurement / leasing / loan
  • Cloud services.

These General Terms and Conditions are under which Cloud Worker Solutions supplies goods and/or services. Unless otherwise specified and agreed in writing by Cloud Worker Solutions and the customer / client these General Terms and Conditions and combined with those documents and other communications are the only terms and conditions under which Cloud Worker Solutions will supply goods and/or services.

2. Parties to the Agreement

The parties are:

  • Company being Cloud Worker Solutions (‘us’, ‘we’, ‘our’)
  • Cloud Worker Solutions can also mean its employees / personnel, partners, agents, contractors and representatives
  • the customer / client named in the Cloud Worker Solutions quotation and agreement documentation (‘you’, ‘your’)

3. Business Terms

These General Terms and Conditions apply to all goods and/or services (where good(s) are inclusive of software, and associated licenses, and service(s) are inclusive of any and all activities that may be associated with our normal business) provided by Cloud Worker Solutions to you to the exclusion of any purchase order or other documentation by you to Cloud Worker Solutions, unless expressly agreed by us with you in writing.

Agreement Terms

  1. Overview
    1. The goods and/or services that Cloud Worker Solutions provides to you are described in the Agreement Terms.
    2. Each Agreement Term sets out the scope of the goods and/or services, the fees for the goods and/or services, and any other specific or special conditions that apply to the goods and/or services.
    3. Goods and/or services can be inclusive of software designed, developed and delivered to you, along with associated license fees.
  2. Goods and/or Services Contract
    1. If you accept a Cloud Worker Solutions Quotation in writing, a binding contract is created. This contract comprises:
      1. the Agreement Terms, inclusive of any specific or special conditions
      2. the Cloud Worker Solutions Quotation
      3. these General Terms and Conditions.
    2. Each goods and/or services contract is a separate and independent contract.
    3. In the event of a dispute between the parts of the goods and/or services contract the order of priority is:
      1. any specific and special conditions in the Agreement Terms
      2. the remaining Agreement Terms
      3. the Cloud Worker Solutions Quotation
      4. the General Terms and Conditions.
    4. For each Contract, we will provide you with the goods and/or services specified in the relevant Agreement Term.
  3. Fees
    1. The fee for a goods and/or services are:
      1. specified in the Agreement Terms, or
      2. the Quotation fees apply.
    2. Fees may be adjusted at any time by Cloud Worker Solutions except where we have an agreed fixed fee for goods and/or services.
    3. If Cloud Worker Solutions performs any work for you that is not covered by the Agreement Terms, we may charge for that work
      1. at our current published rate, or
      2. if there are no current published rates, our time and materials rates for similar work, or
      3. the last Quotation accepted by you.
  4. Pre-Paid Fees
    1. If the Agreement Terms require pre-paid fees:
      1. goods and/or services will not be provided until you pay the pre-paid fees
      2. Cloud Worker Solutions may suspend providing the goods and/or services if the balance of the pre-paid fees will not cover our fees for the service required
      3. Cloud Worker Solutions may apply amounts owed to us by you against the balance of your pre-paid fees in the manner that we decide
    2. Pre-paid fees are not refundable after 30 days of the payment. To be eligible for our 30 days money back guarantee, you must report any issues with your project within 30 days of delivery and provide indication that you like for a refund before any subsequent project deliveries. You will forfeit any claims for our 30 day money back guarantee, if you didn’t request a refund on the first project milestone delivery.
  5. Expenses
    1. You must reimburse Cloud Worker Solutions for out of pocket expenses conditional on:
      1. the expenses being approved in writing, and
      2. Cloud Worker Solutions provides reasonable evidence substantiating the expense.
  6. Invoicing and Payment
    1. Cloud Worker Solutions will invoice you:
      1. in accordance with any payment schedule specified in the Agreement Terms
      2. that outlined in the agreed and authorised Quotation
      3. in advance for pre-paid fees.
    2. You must pay each invoice in full by the due date specified in the invoice, or 14 days of the invoice date if not specified.
    3. Invoices, where appropriate, will be inclusive of any applicable tax, levy, charge or impost implemented under the law or Act.
    4. Late invoicing does not affect Cloud Worker Solutions right to payment for work carried out or goods and/or services provided to you.
    5. If payment is overdue, in addition to our other rights:
      1. we may charge interest on the overdue amount at a Default Rate calculated daily at 2.5% per calendar month
      2. overdue payments are inclusive of any applicable tax
      3. we may withhold providing goods and/or services under any contract
      4. you indemnify Cloud Worker Solutions against all costs and expenses, including legal expenses, incurred by us in efforts to recover overdue amount(s).
  7. Termination
    1. Cloud Worker Solutions may terminate this agreement or any contract with you immediately by notice in writing if:
      1. you fail to pay any amount, whether in whole or part, payable in respect of goods and/or services 14 days past the time for payment as specified
      2. you breach any other terms of this agreement or other contract and the breach is not remedied with 14 days of written notice by us to you
      3. you cease or threaten to cease conducting your normal business
      4. the goods and/or services contract between us is terminated, or becomes terminable by us with reasonable cause.
    2. You will provide Cloud Worker Solutions with unrestricted access so we may enter the premises where good(s) / hardware(s) / equipment(s) / software(s) are located and take possession of (in the case of software(s) uninstall) the good(s) / hardware(s) / equipment(s) / software(s) not paid for. Our permission to enter your premises is irrevocable.
    3. Cloud Worker Solutions is not liable to you in contract, tort, or otherwise, for any costs, damages, expenses or losses incurred by you as result of any action taken by us under this clause.
    4. Either party may terminate this agreement or any contract immediately if an order is made or resolution is passed or an application made for the cessation of trading of the other party (otherwise for the purpose of reconstruction or amalgamation) or the party becomes insolvent as defined by the current Corporations Act.
  8. Termination for Non-Performance
    1. You may terminate the goods and/or services contract with Cloud Worker Solutions if we breach a agreement and fail to remedy the breach within 14 days after receiving a notice detailing the breach and requiring that it be cured.
    2. If you terminate an agreement with Cloud Worker Solutions prior to its completion as per the previous clause then no termination fee will be payable.
    3. Termination of an agreement does not affect Cloud Worker Solutions rights of action based on any breach by you before the termination and is without prejudice to any other rights we may have to recover moneys form you.
    4. On termination we may retain all moneys paid to us under the agreement.
  9. Third Party Charges
    1. In provision of any goods and/or services we may incur third party charges which may be included in Agreement Terms, unless specified by us in writing.
    2. Where Cloud Worker Solutions specify in our Agreement Terms, Quotations, or other agreements, we may increase our fees by written notice to you if there is an increase in third party charges.
    3. You are responsible for third party charges incurred as result of your use of goods and/or services unless Cloud Worker Solutions specify in writing.
  10. Goods and/or Services Delivery
    1. Cloud Worker Solutions will provide goods and/or services:
      1. during normal and reasonable business hours, unless specified in writing
      2. at the location(s) specified in the Agreement Terms, or if no location is specified , at the location Cloud Worker Solutionsdetermine to be most suitable or appropriate
      3. with appropriately skill and qualified personnel.
    2. Business hours are considered to be between 8:00am and 6:00pm in Melbourne, Victoria, Monday to Friday, excluding public holidays at the place in which the goods and/or services are to be provided.
      Standard of Goods and/or Services
    3. Cloud Worker Solutions does not warrant that the goods and/or services provided will be uninterrupted.
    4. If goods and/or services levels or specifications are specified in the Agreement Terms, or Quotation, we will use all reasonable efforts to meet or exceed the required levels or specifications.
    5. If the Agreement Terms specify that credits or rebates will apply for failure to meet goods and/or services levels or specifications, this is your sole remedy.
  11. Access
    1. If and when required you agree to provide Cloud Worker Solutions with reasonable and timely access to your premises, facilities, equipment, network, data, personnel and information to enable us to fulfill our obligations under the Agreement Terms.
    2. Cloud Worker Solutions will not be held responsible for any delay in providing goods and/or services where delay results from your failure to provide timely access to carry out the work.
  12. Your Obligations
    1. You must:
      1. comply with Cloud Worker Solutions reasonable and lawful directions in relation to the provision of goods and/or services
      2. provide a safe working environment for Cloud Worker Solutions personnel, agents, contractors and representatives
      3. comply with all laws, regulations, policies and guidelines (including any acceptable use policy that we inform you of) applicable to the goods and/or services
      4. ensure that any incumbent provider who is transitioning information, data, resources, and facilities required by Cloud Worker Solutions to provide the goods and/or services
      5. maintain regular and complete backups of all your data and information.
    2. Cloud Worker Solutions will not be responsible for any failure, default, or delay to the extent caused your failure to perform your obligations.
  13. Equipment / Hardware Supply
    1. To the extent that the goods and/or services is for the sale of equipment / hardware
      1. the risk of loss or damage to the hardware passes to you upon delivery, and your obligation to insure the equipment / hardware commences when risk passes to you
      2. You must insure the equipment / hardware for its full value and ensure that our interest is noted (we may require you to confirm compliance with this requirement including providing a copy of the insurance policy)
      3. Cloud Worker Solutions remains the legal and beneficial owner of all equipment / hardware sold by us to you under these General Terms and Conditions until all amounts due in respect of all hardware and any other amounts you owe to us, actually or contingently present or in future, have been paid to us in cleared funds (this applies even if you have installed the equipment / hardware in conjunction with other goods)
      4. You must not sell, dispose, assign or encumber the equipment / hardware unless and until you have paid for in full
      5. Where the equipment / hardware manufacture’s warrant is capable if being assigned to you, it is the warranty given in relation to the equipment / hardware, to the extent permitted by law
      6. You take full responsibility for the use, operation, and maintenance of the equipment / hardware unless expressly agreed by us in writing or as part of the Agreement Terms or Quotation.
  14. Equipment / Hardware Leasing
    1. To the extent that the goods and/or services is for the leasing of equipment / hardware
      1. Cloud Worker Solutions own the equipment / hardware and is leased, not sold to you
      2. You must not do anything which is contrary to or prejudices the ownership by Cloud Worker Solutions of the leased equipment / hardware
      3. You must insure the leased equipment / hardware for its full replacement value and keep it secured and safe from damage or loss
      4. The leased equipment / hardware must only be used in accordance with the manufactures instructions and guidelines and at Cloud Worker Solutions reasonable directions
      5. At the expiry of the lease term you must return the leased equipment / hardware to Cloud Worker Solutions along with associated parts and accessories
      6. If the lease is for a lease to buy, this will be outlined and specified in the Agreement Terms or Quotation
      7. If the lease is a lease-to-buy you will become the full unencumbered owner of the hardware / equipment upon the last payment for the lease-to-buy equipment / hardware
      8. If the leased (or lease-to-buy) equipment / hardware is lost, damaged or destroyed, you must promptly notify Cloud Worker Solutions of the loss or damage, you must pay us the cost of repairing or replacing the equipment / hardware, and your obligation to pay the fees in respect of the leased (or lease-to-buy) equipment / hardware is absolute and continues notwithstanding its loss, destruction or damage or the termination of the goods and/or services contract
      9. Cloud Worker Solutions may retake possession of the equipment / hardware if you breach the agreement, or Cloud Worker Solutions reasonable believe we need to do so to protect out title to the equipment / hardware, and you irrevocably authorise us to enter your premises for this purpose.
  15. Loan Equipment / Hardware
    1. Cloud Worker Solutions may install on your premises (with your permission) loan, or otherwise provide you with, equipment.
    2. All loan equipment / hardware:
      1. remains the property of Cloud Worker Solutions
      2. must only be used by you for the purpose of receiving goods and/or services from Cloud Worker Solutions
      3. must be kept secure for loss or damage.
    3. If any loan equipment / hardware is lost, damaged, or stolen:
      1. you must notify Cloud Worker Solutions without any reasonable delay
      2. you must pay Cloud Worker Solutions the replacement cost of the Loan Equipment / Hardware at the recommended retail price at the time the Loan Equipment / Hardware was lost, damaged, or stolen, less any amount recovered under the required insurance policy.
  16. Inspection and Insurance of Equipment / Hardware
    1. You must allow Cloud Worker Solutions to enter your premise(s) to inspect any equipment / hardware that is classed as leased, lease-to-buy, or loan in your possession given reasonable notice from time to time.
    2. If any equipment / hardware of any type or class belonging to us is sold or otherwise disposed of by you, or any insurance claim is made in respect of it, Cloud Worker Solutions is entitled to trace and receive the sale or insurance proceeds. You must notify us of all insurance claims made by you in respect of the equipment / hardware.
    3. You must reimburse to Cloud Worker Solutions to us all costs, inclusive of management time, incurred by us in exercising our rights under this clause.
  17. Software
    1. To the extent that a goods and/or services involves the supply, development / creation or licensing of software that Cloud Worker Solutions is the owner
      1. Cloud Worker Solutions warrant that our software goods and/or services will operate substantially in accordance with its outlined design and requirement during the warranty period
      2. Cloud Worker Solutions will use all reasonable efforts to correct any defects provided
        1. You notify Cloud Worker Solutions of the defect during the warranty period
        2. You have used the software in accordance with its design and developed use
        3. The software has not been used on or in conjunction with equipment, hardware, or software not approved by us
        4. The software has not been modified in any way by anyone other than us
        5. The defect is not due to a change or alteration in your information technology or physical environment after deliver of the software
        6. You are not in breach of this agreement or a Cloud Worker Solutions contract
      3. Warranty period means thirty (30) days from the delivery of the software, unless Cloud Worker Solutions specify differently
      4. Defect means a reproducible failure of the software to work substantially described in the goods and/or services design and development requirement(s).
  18. Software License and Fees
    1. Software and/or firmware (collectively known as Software) supplied, developed and/or delivered to you is licensed, not sold. Cloud Worker Solutions grants to you a non-exclusive, non-transferable license to use the Software, and only in the manner and purpose for which the Software is designed. Cloud Worker Solutions will not deliver any source code to you, unless agreed prior in writing with a minimum Intellectual Property rights transfer fee of 20,000 US Dollars.
    2. You or any associated representative shall not adapt, modify, translate, reverse engineer, decompile, disassemble or create a derivative work based upon the Software. The only exception is where such activity is expressly permitted by applicable law not withstanding this limitation.
    3. You shall not make any or distribute unauthorised copies of the Software, and shall acquire no rights or ownership in the Software.
    4. Title to, and ownership, of the Software and all its extensions, enhancements, developments and modifications remain at all time with Cloud Worker Solutions or its licensor, unless specified in writing to you in the Agreement Terms or Quotation.
    5. You must pay Cloud Worker Solutions the fee(s) by the due date for payment on the invoice issued by us to you, and in accordance with the requirements set out in the Agreement Terms and/or Quotation.
  19. Intellectual Property
    1. Where Cloud Worker Solutions has designed and/or developed goods and/or services for you, then the copyright in those designs and developments shall remain vested in Cloud Worker Solutions, and shall only be used by you at our discretion.
    2. Conversely, where you have provided goods and/or services design and/or development information, Cloud Worker Solutions in its General Terms and Conditions may look for an indemnity of the specifications and design of the goods and/or services, including the copyright, design right or other intellectual property in them, shall as between the parties be the property of Cloud Worker Solutions.
    3. Where any designs, or specifications have been supplied by you for goods and/or services development or modification, by or to the order of Cloud Worker Solutions, then you warrant that the use of the designs and specifications shall not infringe the rights of any third party.
  20. Third Party Materials License
    1. In providing goods and/or services Cloud Worker Solutions may supply you materials, inclusive of software, licensed by third parties.
    2. You must comply with the terms of the third party license and you indemnify Cloud Worker Solutions against any loss, damage, claim, liability or demand we incur due to your breach of a third party license.
  21. Timelines
    1. Cloud Worker Solutions will use reasonable efforts to meet deadlines, milestone or other timelines related requirements we have committed to.
    2. Cloud Worker Solutions will not be liable to any delay or failure to meet these where our service is impaired by you, a third party, a failure or defect (not caused by us) in hardware or software (not supplied by us), or an event beyond our control, then Cloud Worker Solutions obligation to provide the goods and/or services is suspended, we will not be liable to you in respect of ay delay or failure to provide the goods and/or services.
    3. Where Cloud Worker Solutions are delayed from performing the requirements of the goods and/or services due to a delay you cause, we may invoice you those personnel’s commercial rate for the delay subject to us making reasonable efforts to redeploy the personnel to other commercially chargeable duties.
  22. Confidentiality
    1. Cloud Worker Solutions and you, herein referred to as the Party(s), must keep each other’s Confidential Information confidential.
    2. Each Party must keep the other Party’s Confidential Information confidential.
    3. A Party may only use the other Party’s Confidential Information for the purposes of this Agreement and disclose that information to its personnel to the extent that they need to know the Confidential Information for the purposes of this Agreement and are under an obligation to keep it confidential.
    4. Each Party must take all steps reasonable to prevent any actual or potential breach of that direction.
    5. Each party must exercise the same degree of care and diligence in protecting the confidentiality of the other Party’s Confidential Information as it exercises in relation to its own Confidential Information.
    6. Upon request of one Party to the other Party of this Agreement, will immediately, unless otherwise required by law, return or destroy all Confidential Information made available including, but not limited to documents and media without retaining any copies, notes, or extracts.
  23. Limitation of Liability
    1. Cloud Worker Solutions aggregate liability arising from or relating to your use of the goods and/or services is limited to the total of all payments made by you for the relevant goods and/or services under the Agreement Terms.
    2. Neither Cloud Worker Solutions, nor any of its software licensors, or personnel, shall be liable for any claim where, for the purposes of this agreement claim means
      1. Loss, or consequential loss, of use of the goods and/or services, loss of data and information, costs of recreating lost data and information, or the costs of any substitute goods and/or services
      2. any claim, counter-claim, cross-claim, demand, action, proceeding or legal process
      3. consequential loss means any indirect, special, economic or consequential loss or damage or loss of revenue, profits, goodwill, bargain or opportunities or loss or corruption of data or loss of anticipated savings that you incur or suffer in any way, whether causes by our negligence or whether we should have known of the possibility of such loss or damage.
    3. Exclusion of implied terms and limitation of liability, subject to rights under law
      1. any representation, warranty, condition, guarantee or undertaking that would be implied in these terms by legislation, common law, equity, trade, custom or usage or otherwise is excluded to the fullest extend permitted by law
      2. Cloud Worker Solutions does not warrant or represent the performance, accuracy, reliability or continued availability of goods and/or services or that they will be free from faults, errors or interruptions.
  24. Warranty and Indemnity
    1. You warrant that you have not relied on any representation made by Cloud Worker Solutions which has not been stated expressly in these General Terms and Conditions.
    2. You must indemnify Cloud Worker Solutions, long with its employees, agents, partners, representatives and contractors (collectively ‘us’) against any loss (including reasonable legal costs and expenses) or liability any of us reasonably incurs or suffers arising from any proceedings where such loss is caused by your breach of these General Terms and Conditions or your willful, unlawful or negligent act or omission.
  25. Notices
    1. All notices must be in writing by the relevant party’s authorised representative and sent to the party’s service address.
    2. A party’s service address can be a corporations registered address, the primary business address, or other address a party nominates which can include a specified email address (conditional on being sent by an authorised person / individual), by written notice to the other party.
      Other Matters
    3. Cloud Worker Solutions is an independent contractor and have no authority to bind you by contract or otherwise.
    4. Cloud Worker Solutions may sub-contract the performance of this agreement if we can obtain your prior consent, which you may not unreasonably withhold.
    5. Cloud Worker Solutions may assign or novate our rights and obligations under this agreement at any time.
    6. You may not assign your rights and obligations under this agreement without prior knowledge written consent, which we will not unreasonable withhold.
    7. If a party overlooks a breach of a goods and/or services agreement by the other party on one or more occasions, it is not taken to have agreed to any future breach.
    8. If any of the terms or provisions of this Agreement are or become invalid or unforeseeable then they shall be deemed severable and all other terms and conditions shall remain in full force and effect.
    9. Cloud Worker Solutions reserves the right to review these General Terms and Conditions at any time and from time to time.
    10. Cloud Worker Solutions nor you will be liable for any default due to an act of God, war, terrorism, strike, lock out, industrial action, fire, flood, drought, storm or other event beyond control of the Parties.
    11. These General Terms and Conditions, the Agreement Term, Quotation, and other Cloud Worker Solutions documentation are the entire goods and/or services agreement between the parties with respect to the goods and/or services specified and supplied and all other agreements regarding those goods and/or services are superseded. No amendment or modification of a goods and/or services contract is binding unless in writing and executed by the parties.
    12. Anything that is unforeseen must be read down, to the point of severance if necessary.
    13. Anything a party may do, it may do through an appropriately authorised representative.
  26. Applicable Law and Disputes
    1. This agreement is subject to the laws that apply in the State of Victoria in the Commonwealth of Australia.
    2. Any dispute of difference arising in connection with this agreement will be submitted to arbitration in accordance with and subject to the Institute of Arbitrators and Mediators Australia Expedited Commercial Arbitration Rules.
    3. Otherwise, legal proceedings relating to this Agreement or any dispute about it must be brought in the courts of the State of Victoria in the Commonwealth of Australia.
  27. Interpretations
    1. Headings are for navigational assistance only and do not affect the meaning of this agreement.
    2. Where a term is said to ‘include’ one or more things, the list is not exhaustive and does not limit the natural meaning of the term in any way.
    3. Any attachment to a document (including a quotation, attachment or schedule to this agreement) is part of that document, as is any document incorporated by reference.
    4. A reference to a singular includes the plural and visa versa.
    5. There is no significance in the use of gender specific language.
    6. A ‘person’ includes any entity which can sue and be sued and any legal successor to or representative of that person.
    7. A reference to lease and/or loan equipment / hardware includes all information technology products and equipment including hardware, software and related parts, accessories and other goods.
    8. A reference to law includes any amendment or replacement of that law.
    9. A provision must not be construed to the disadvantage of a party because that party prepared or required it.