TERMS AND CONDITIONS – SUBBIE ME
MOBILE APPLICATION TERMS AND CONDITIONS “Subbie Me”
Effective Date: June 1st 2021
These terms and conditions (hereinafter “Terms”) govern Your use of Our application, “Subbie Me” which is hereinafter referred to as “the Product” and is available at: Apple iTunes and Google Play Store
The Product is owned and operated by: Subbie Me PTY LTD (ACN 638214892)
These Terms constitute a binding contract between You and: Subbie Me PTY LTD (ACN 638214892)
In connection with Your use of the Product, we may also provide You with access to various other content, documentation, materials, information, goods or services. In these Terms, we refer to all of these items collectively as “the Items”.
These Terms will govern Your use of all pages of the Product, as well as Your use of the Items.
If You continue to use the Product, You acknowledge that You have been given the chance to review the Terms. You acknowledge that You understand the Terms and that You agree to be bound by the Terms.
If You do not understand the Terms, if You do not agree to be bound by the Terms, or if You need more time to review and consider the Terms, then You must stop using the Product immediately.
“Company IP” includes, but is not limited to, the contents, layout, design, colours, appearance, graphics and imagery of the Product, Content and Materials as well as all copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, patents and other intellectual property contained in the Product, Content and Materials.
“Content” means any content, writing, images, audiovisual content or other information published on the Product.
“Contract” means these terms and conditions.
“Dispute” means any dispute, controversy or claim arising out of or in relation to these Terms, including any dispute, controversy or claim relating to the existence, validity or termination of these Terms.
“Effective Date” means the date that these Terms come into force.
“Identifying Information” means information provided by You when registering to use the Items, including but not limited to Your name and email address, a user name and a password.
“Items” means any and all of the Product, Services, Content and Materials collectively.
“Materials” means any materials, information or documentation that We may provide to You in connection with Your use of the Services or Product including documentation, data, information developed by Us or owned by Us, and other materials which may assist in Your use of Services or Product.
“Parties” means both You (the user of the Product) and Us (the owner of the Product) collectively.
“Product” means the mobile application called “Subbie Me” including all pages, all sub pages, all blogs, all forums, and all other connected internet content whatsoever which is available at: Apple iTunes and Google Play Store
“Services” means any or all services provided by or on the Product. “Terms” means these terms and conditions.
“Third Party Goods and Services” means Goods and/or Services sold by third parties via the Product or via Third Party Links.
“Third Party Links” means links or references to websites or applications other than the Product, to content other than the Content or to materials other than the Materials, none of which are controlled by Us.
“Us”, “We”, “Our”, “the Company” or “the Owner” refers to Subbie Me PTY LTD
“Us”, “We”, “Our”, “the Company” or “the Owner” also includes any employees, affiliates, agents or other representatives of Subbie Me PTY LTD
“You” or “Your” refers to the user of the Product.
“Your Content” means any Content posted to or added to the Product, Content or Materials by You or by somebody authorised by You or doing so on Your behalf.
In-app Purchase refers to the purchase of a product, item, service or Subscription made through the Application and subject to these Terms and Conditions and/or the Application Store’s own terms and conditions.
Service refers to the Application.
Subscriptions refer to the services or access to the Service offered on a subscription basis by the Company to You.
Application means the software program provided by the Company downloaded by You on any electronic device, named Subbie Me
Application Store means the digital distribution service operated and developed by Apple Inc. (Apple App Store) or Google Inc. (Google Play Store) in which the Application has been downloaded.
a. In these Terms, unless the context otherwise requires, the following rules of interpretation shall apply:
I. Words referring to one gender include every other gender.
II. Words referring to a singular number include the plural, and words referring to a plural include the singular.
III. Words referring to a person or persons includes companies, firms, corporations, organisations and vice versa.
IV. Any obligation on a Party not to do something includes an obligation not to allow that thing to be done.
3. YOUR AGREEMENT AND REPRESENTATIONS
a. By continuing to use the Product and the Items You warrant and acknowledge that You have had the chance to review and consider the Terms, that You understand the Terms and that You agree to be bound by the Terms. If You do not understand the Terms or do not agree to be bound by them then you must stop using the Items immediately. We only agree to provide use of the Items to You if You agree to these Terms.
b. By continuing to use the Product and the Items You represent and warrant to Us that You have legal capacity to enter these Terms.
c. By continuing to use the Product and the Items You represent and warrant to Us that You have complied with all of these Terms.
4. AGE RESTRICTION
a. In order to use the Items, you must be aged at least 18 years.
b. By using the Items, You represent and warrant that You are aged at least 18 years. c. We accept no responsibility or liability for any misrepresentation of Your age.
5. LICENCE TO USE PRODUCT, CONTENT AND MATERIALS
a. We may provide You with certain other Items in connection with Your use of the Product.
b. Subject to these Terms, We grant You a licence to use the Product, Content and Materials solely in connection with Your use of the Items. The licence created under these Terms is non-exclusive, limited, non-transferable, worldwide and revocable.
c. You may not use the Product, Content or Materials for any purpose other than in accordance with the licence that is provided under this clause, and this licence to use the Product, Content and Materials terminates upon Your cessation of use of the Items or upon termination of this Contract.
6. SALE OF GOODS/SERVICES
a. We may sell Goods or Services or may allow third parties to sell Goods or Services on the Product. If this occurs, then some specific exclusions of liability will apply, as described in the “Exclusion of Liability” clause.
b. Please refer to Our additional terms and conditions for sale of goods and/or terms and conditions for sale of services as applicable.
7. EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY
a. The Product, Content and Materials are provided for general information only and may change at any time without prior notice.
b. You accept and acknowledge that the Items may contain mistakes, errors and inaccuracies.
c Your use of the Product, Content and Materials is entirely at Your risk. It is Your responsibility to make sure that any Goods, Services, Materials, Content or other information available through the Product suits Your particular purpose.
d. Neither We, nor any third parties, provide any guarantees or warranties regarding the accuracy, completeness, performance, reliability, timeliness, quality, merchantability, safety, legality or suitability for a particular purpose of the Items.
e. To the maximum extent permitted by law, We hereby expressly exclude all warranties, guarantees, representations or terms (whether express or implied) except for those expressly set out in these Terms.
f. To the maximum extent permitted by law, We hereby expressly exclude any liability in relation to the accuracy, completeness, performance, reliability, timeliness, quality, merchantability, safety, legality or suitability for a particular purpose of the Items.
g. To the maximum extent permitted by law, We hereby expressly exclude any liability in relation to loss of data, interruption to Your business or any damages which are incidental to or arise from such loss of data or interruption to business.
h. To the maximum extent permitted by law, We will not be liable for any damage, loss, cost or expense including legal costs and expenses, whether direct or indirect, incurred by You in connection with Your use of the Items.
i. for Goods and/or Services sold by third parties via the Product or via Third Party Links (hereinafter “Third Party Goods and Services”):
I. You acknowledge and agree that We have no control over those Third Party Goods and Services and that You purchase such Third Party Goods and Services at Your own risk.
II. You acknowledge and agree that We assume no liability and provide no warranties or guarantees regarding the accuracy, completeness, performance, reliability, timeliness, quality, merchantability, safety, legality or suitability for a particular purpose of Third Party Goods and Services.
III. For any claim You may have against the third party provider of the Third Party Goods and Services (such as the manufacturer or vendor) You agree to pursue that claim directly with that third party provider of the Third Party Goods and Services and not with Us.
IV. To the maximum extent permitted by law, You hereby release Us from any claim related to Third Party Goods and Services including any and all warranty and product liability claims.
You hereby indemnify Us (which, for the sake of clarity, also includes any of Our employees, affiliates, agents or other representatives) and You agree to defend Us and to hold Us harmless in relation to any and all claims, suits, demands, actions, liabilities, costs and expenses (including legal costs and expenses on a full indemnity basis) which may arise from or relate to Your use or misuse of the Items. You agree that We may select Our own legal representation and may participate in Our own legal proceedings if We choose.
a. We may immediately terminate these Terms at any time, with or without cause.
b. We specifically reserve the right to terminate these Terms if You breach these Terms in any way.
c. These Terms terminate automatically if we cease to operate the Product for any reason.
d. If You have registered for an account with Us, You may terminate these Terms at any time by contacting Us and requesting termination.
e. At the termination of these Terms, any provisions which would by their nature be expected to survive termination shall remain in full force and effect, including but not limited to Our exclusions of liability as outlined in the “Exclusions of Liability” clause.
10. OTHER ACTION
a. We reserve the right to take any of the following actions in Our sole discretion:
I. Monitor, review, edit or delete any Content which You have added, uploaded or posted to the Product or through the other Items, whether or not You have breached these Terms.
II. Record any correspondence that occurs in public sections of the Product.
III. Review any allegations about breaches of these Terms, and determine in Our sole discretion whether to take any action in response to those alleged breaches, including removal of any Content in relation to those alleged breaches.
IV. Determine in Our sole discretion whether to terminate Your or another Product user’s access to any particular section or sections of the Product or other Items.
11. ACCEPTABLE USE
a. You agree not to use the Product or the Items for any unlawful purpose or any purpose prohibited under this clause. You agree not to use the Product or the Items in any way that could damage the Product, the Items, or Our general business.
b. You further agree not to use the Product or the Items:
I. to harass, abuse, or threaten any other person or to otherwise violate any other person’s legal rights;
II. to violate any intellectual property rights of Us or of any third party;
III. to upload or otherwise disseminate any computer viruses or other software that may damage the property of another;
IV. to commit any kind of fraud;
V. to engage in or create any unlawful gambling, sweepstakes or pyramid schemes;
VI. to publish or distribute any obscene or defamatory material;
VII. to publish or distribute any material that incites violence, hatred or discrimination towards any person, group or community;
VIII. to unlawfully gather information about others.
c. Unauthorised use by You of the Items may be a criminal offence and may give rise to a claim for damages.
12. VARIATION OF TERMS
a. You hereby acknowledge and agree that these Terms may be varied or amended from time to time in Our sole discretion. If You continue to use the Product following any such variation or amendment You will be deemed to have confirmed and agreed to the new Terms as varied or amended.
b. You agree to routinely monitor these Terms and to refer to the Effective Date posted at the top of these Terms in order to monitor any modifications or variations. You further agree to clear Your cache when doing so in order to avoid accessing a prior version of these Terms.
c. In the event that You fail to monitor any modifications to or variations of these Terms, You agree that such failure shall be considered an affirmative waiver of Your right to review the modified or varied Terms.
13. THIRD PARTY LINKS
a. You hereby acknowledge that We may from time to time include links or references to other websites, other content or other materials (hereinafter “Third Party Links”), none of which are controlled by Us.
b. You hereby acknowledge that these Third Party Links are provided for Your information only and that We do not make any representations, warranties or guarantees as to the accuracy, completeness, performance, reliability, timeliness, quality or suitability for a particular purpose of these Third Party Links. We do not endorse, approve or support these Third Party Links. You use the Third Party Links at Your own risk.
14. AFFILIATE MARKETING AND ADVERTISING
a. Through the Product and other Items, We may engage in affiliate marketing whereby We receive a commission on or a percentage of proceeds of sales of Third Party Goods and Services that occur through Our Product and other Items.
b. Through the Product and other Items, We may accept advertising and sponsorships from commercial businesses whereby third parties pay us to advertise on the Product or through Our other Items, or we may receive other forms of advertising compensation.
15. CHANGES TO PRODUCT
a. You acknowledge and agree that We may, in Our sole discretion, vary, alter, amend, change or update the Content, Materials or the Product at any time.
b. You acknowledge, agree and accept that the Product may be unavailable from time to time (whether it is unavailable due to maintenance or for any other reason).
c. You acknowledge, agree and accept that We take no responsibility for, and to the maximum extent permitted by law we shall not be liable in any way for the Items being temporarily unavailable, whether due to reasons within our control or not.
16. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
a. The Items contain intellectual property that is owned by Us and/or that is licensed to Us. This includes, but is not limited to, the contents, layout, design, colours, appearance, graphics and imagery of the Product, Content, Materials and Goods as well as all copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, patents and other intellectual property contained in the Items (hereinafter “Company IP”).
b. You hereby acknowledge and agree that, as between Us and You, We own all intellectual property rights in the Items and that nothing in these Terms amounts to a transfer of any intellectual property rights from Us to You.
c. You hereby acknowledge and agree not to use the Company IP for any unlawful or infringing purpose.
d. You hereby acknowledge and agree not to reproduce or distribute the Company IP in any way, including electronically or via registration of any new trademarks, trade names, service marks or Uniform Resource Locators (URLs) without express written permission from Us.
e. You hereby acknowledge and agree that by adding, posting or uploading any Content on the Product (hereinafter “Your Content”), you grant Us a worldwide, irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive, royalty-free and transferrable right and licence to use Your Content in any way We choose. This licence includes a right and licence to:
I. reproduce, copy, alter or make derivate works from Your Content in any way We choose; and
II. display, communicate to the public, broadcast or transmit Your Content in any way We choose; and
III. authorise any other person, company or organisation to use Your Content in any way We choose.
f. You represent and warrant to Us that You have all necessary rights to grant the licences and to provide the consents set out in this clause in relation to “Intellectual property”.
g. All of the provisions of this clause in relation to “Intellectual property” shall survive any termination of these Terms.
17. USER REGISTRATION
a. You may be asked to register with Us in order to use or access the Items.
b. If You register with Us, You may be asked to provide personal details such as Your name and email address, as well as choosing a user name and a password (“Identifying Information”). This Identifying Information will allow You to access the Items.
c. You acknowledge that You are responsible for ensuring the accuracy of any Identifying Information You provide as part of the registration process.
d. You agree that You will not share your Identifying Information with any third party and if You discover that Your Identifying Information has been compromised, You agree to notify Us immediately in writing.
e. You acknowledge that You are responsible for maintaining the safety and security of Your Identifying Information as well as keeping Us informed of any changes to Your Identifying Information.
f. You acknowledge that providing false or misleading information, or using the Items to further fraud or unlawful activity is grounds for immediate termination of these Terms.
a. Through Your use of the Product or other Items, You may provide Us with some of Your personal information. By using the Product or Items, You authorise Us to use Your information in Australia and any other country where We operate.
b. We take Our privacy obligations very seriously.
19. REVERSE ENGINEERING AND SECURITY
You agree not to:
a. reverse engineer, or attempt to reverse engineer or disassemble any code or software from or on the Items; and
b. violate the security of the Items through any unauthorised access, circumvention of encryption or other security tools, data mining or interference with any host, user or network.
20. SPAM POLICY
You are prohibited from using the Items for the purpose of gathering email addresses and/or personal information from people, companies or other organisations and/or for sending bulk emails or unsolicited emails.
21. GENERAL PROVISIONS
a. Australian Consumer Law: You may have certain rights, warranties, guarantees and remedies under the Australian Consumer Law, which is contained in the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth), and these rights, warranties, guarantees and remedies may not
be restricted, modified or excluded by Us. Our liability to you is governed solely by these Terms and the Australian Consumer Law.
b. Applicable law: Your use of the Product and the Items is subject to the laws of New South Wales and each party submits to the jurisdiction of the courts of New South Wales.
c. Written communication: In relation to any correspondence or notification which is required under these Terms to be provided in writing from one party to the other party:
I. such notice is properly given if given to the other party:
A. by email to an email address that the other party has nominated, acknowledged or used in connection with the use of the Product or other Items.
B. by facsimile to a facsimile address which the other party has nominated, acknowledged or used in connection with the use of the Product or other Items.
C. by post to a postal address the other party has nominated, acknowledged or used in connection with the use of the Product or other Items.
II. such notice is taken to be received:
A. if sent by email, when the email becomes capable of being retrieved by the recipient at the relevant email address.
B. if sent by facsimile, at the time shown of correct and complete transmission to the recipient’s facsimile number by the sending machine.
C. if sent by prepaid post within Australia, five (5) days after the date of posting.
D. if sent by prepaid post to or from an address outside Australia, twenty one (21) days after the date of posting.
d. No assignment: You must not assign, sub-licence or otherwise deal in any way with your rights under these Terms without Our prior written consent.
e. Severability: If any clause or sub-clause of these Terms is held to be invalid or unenforceable, it is to be read down or severed such that the remaining clauses and sub-clauses will be enforced to the maximum extent possible. In such circumstances, the remainder of these Terms shall continue in full force and effect.
f. No waiver: In the event that We fail to enforce any provision of these Terms, this shall not constitute a waiver of any future enforcement of that provision or of any other provision. Waiver of any clause or sub-clause of these Terms will not constitute a waiver of any other clause or sub-clause.
g. Headings for convenience only: Headings of clauses and sub-clauses under these Terms are for convenience only. Headings shall not affect the meaning of any provision of these Terms.
h. Parties must take all reasonable steps: Each party must, at its own expense, take all reasonable steps and do all that is reasonably necessary to give full effect to these Terms and the events contemplated by them.
i. Separate agreements: You may have other legal agreements with Us. Those other legal agreements are separate from and are in addition to these Terms. These Terms do not alter, amend, revise or replace the terms of any other legal agreements You may have with Us.
The Service or some parts of the Service are available only with a paid Subscription. You will be billed $9.99 AUD in advance on a recurring and periodic basis (monthly). At the end of each period, Your Subscription will automatically renew under the exact same conditions unless You cancel it or the Company cancels it.
You may cancel Your Subscription renewal either through Your Account settings page or by contacting the Company. You will not receive a refund for the fees You already paid for Your current Subscription period and You will be able to access the Service until the end of Your current Subscription period.
If the Subscription has been made through an In-app Purchase, You can cancel the renewal of Your Subscription with the Application Store.
You shall provide the Company with accurate and complete billing information including full name, address, state, zip code, telephone number, and a valid payment method information.
Should automatic billing fail to occur for any reason, the Company will issue an electronic invoice indicating that you must proceed manually, within a certain deadline date, with the full payment corresponding to the billing period as indicated on the invoice.
If the Subscription has been made through an In-app Purchase, all billing is handled by the Application Store and is governed by the Application Store’s own terms and conditions.
The Company, in its sole discretion and at any time, may modify the Subscription fees. Any Subscription fee change will become effective at the end of the then-current Subscription period.
The Company will provide You with reasonable prior notice of any change in Subscription fees to give You an opportunity to terminate Your Subscription before such change becomes effective.
Your continued use of the Service after the Subscription fee change comes into effect constitutes Your agreement to pay the modified Subscription fee amount.
Except when required by law, paid Subscription fees are non-refundable.
Certain refund requests for Subscriptions may be considered by the Company on a case-by-case basis and granted at the sole discretion of the Company.
If the Subscription has been made through an In-app purchase, the Application Store’s refund policy will apply. If You wish to request a refund, You may do so by contacting the Application Store directly.
The Application may include In-app Purchases that allow you to buy products, services or Subscriptions.
More information about how you may be able to manage In-app Purchases using your Device may be set out in the Application Store’s own terms and conditions or in your Device’s Help settings.
In-app Purchases can only be consumed within the Application. If you make a In-app Purchase, that In-app Purchase cannot be cancelled after you have initiated its download. In-app Purchases cannot be redeemed for cash or other consideration or otherwise transferred.
If any In-app Purchase is not successfully downloaded or does not work once it has been successfully downloaded, we will, after becoming aware of the fault or being notified to the fault by You, investigate the reason for the fault. We will act reasonably in deciding whether to provide You with a replacement In-app Purchase or issue You with a patch to repair the fault. In no event will We charge You to replace or repair the In-app Purchase. In the unlikely event that we are unable to replace or repair the relevant In-app Purchase or are unable to do so within a reasonable period of time and without significant inconvenience to You, We will authorise the Application Store to refund You an amount up to the cost of the relevant In-app Purchase. Alternatively, if You wish to request a refund, You may do so by contacting the Application Store directly.
You acknowledge and agree that all billing and transaction processes are handled by the Application Store from where you downloaded the Application and are governed by that Application Store’s own terms and conditions.
If you have any payment related issues with In-app Purchases, then you need to contact the Application Store directly.
When You create an account with Us, You must provide Us information that is accurate, complete, and current at all times. Failure to do so constitutes a breach of the Terms, which may result in immediate termination of Your account on Our Service.
You are responsible for safeguarding the password that You use to access the Service and for any activities or actions under Your password, whether Your password is with Our Service or a Third-Party Social Media Service.
You agree not to disclose Your password to any third party. You must notify Us immediately upon becoming aware of any breach of security or unauthorised use of Your account.
You may not use as a username the name of another person or entity or that is not lawfully available for use, a name or trademark that is subject to any rights of another person or entity other than You without appropriate authorisation, or a name that is otherwise offensive, vulgar or obscene.
Links to Other Websites
Our Service may contain links to third-party web sites or services that are not owned or controlled by the Company.
The Company has no control over, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third party web sites or services. You further acknowledge and agree that the Company shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with the use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such web sites or services.
We strongly advise You to read the terms and conditions and privacy policies of any third-party web sites or services that You visit.
We may terminate or suspend Your Account immediately, without prior notice or liability, for any reason whatsoever, including without limitation if You breach these Terms and Conditions.
Upon termination, Your right to use the Service will cease immediately. If You wish to terminate Your Account, You may simply discontinue using the Service.
“AS IS” and “AS AVAILABLE” Disclaimer
The Service is provided to You “AS IS” and “AS AVAILABLE” and with all faults and defects without warranty of any kind. To the maximum extent permitted under applicable law, the Company, on its own behalf and on behalf of its Affiliates and its and their respective licensors and service providers, expressly disclaims all warranties, whether express, implied, statutory or otherwise, with respect to the Service, including all implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title and non-infringement, and warranties that may arise out of course of dealing, course of performance, usage or trade practice. Without limitation to the foregoing, the Company provides no warranty or undertaking, and makes no representation of any kind that the Service will meet Your requirements, achieve any intended results, be compatible or work with any other software, applications, systems or services, operate without interruption, meet any performance or reliability standards or be error free or that any errors or defects can or will be corrected.
Without limiting the foregoing, neither the Company nor any of the company’s provider makes any representation or warranty of any kind, express or implied: (i) as to the operation or availability of the Service, or the information, content, and materials or products included thereon; (ii) that the Service will be uninterrupted or error-free; (iii) as to the accuracy, reliability, or currency of any information or content provided through the Service; or (iv) that the Service, its servers, the content, or e-mails sent from or on behalf of the Company are free of viruses, scripts, trojan horses, worms, malware, timebombs or other harmful components.
Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of certain types of warranties or limitations on applicable statutory rights of a consumer, so some or all of the above exclusions and limitations may not apply to You. But in such a case the exclusions and limitations set forth in this section shall be applied to the greatest extent enforceable under applicable law.
The laws of the Country, excluding its conflicts of law rules, shall govern this Terms and Your use of the Service. Your use of the Application may also be subject to other local, state, national, or international laws.
If You have any concern or dispute about the Service, You agree to first try to resolve the dispute informally by contacting the Company.
Severability and Waiver Severability
If any provision of these Terms is held to be unenforceable or invalid, such provision will be changed and interpreted to accomplish the objectives of such provision to the greatest extent possible under applicable law and the remaining provisions will continue in full force and effect.
Except as provided herein, the failure to exercise a right or to require performance of an obligation under these Terms shall not affect a party’s ability to exercise such right or require such performance at any time thereafter nor shall be the waiver of a breach constitute a waiver of any subsequent breach.
These Terms and Conditions may have been translated if We have made them available to You on our Service. You agree that the original English text shall prevail in the case of a dispute.
Changes to These Terms and Conditions
We reserve the right, at Our sole discretion, to modify or replace these Terms at any time. If a revision is material We will make reasonable efforts to provide at least 30 days’ notice prior to any new terms taking effect. What constitutes a material change will be determined at Our sole discretion.
By continuing to access or use Our Service after those revisions become effective, You agree to be bound by the revised terms. If You do not agree to the new terms, in whole or in part, please stop using the website and the Service.
23. CONTACT US
You can contact us about these Terms using the following details:
Team Subbie Me,