Terms & Conditions

Agreement between user and Open Innovation West

The Open Innovation West website is comprised of various web pages operated by Open Innovation West.

The Open Innovation West website is offered to you conditioned on your acceptance without modification of the terms, conditions, and notices contained herein. Your use of the Open Innovation West website constitutes your agreement to all such terms, conditions, and notices.

Modification of these terms of use

Open Innovation West reserves the right to change the terms, conditions, and notices under which the Open Innovation West website is offered, including but not limited to the charges associated with the use of the Open Innovation West website.

Links to third party sites

The Open Innovation West website may contain links to other websites (‘Linked Sites’). The Linked Sites are not under the control of Open Innovation West and Open Innovation West is not responsible for the contents of any Linked Site, including without limitation any link contained in a Linked Site, or any changes or updates to a Linked Site. Open Innovation West is not responsible for webcasting or any other form of transmission received from any Linked Site. Open Innovation West is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by Open Innovation West of the site or any association with its operators, or any associated organisation, product or service.

No unlawful or prohibited use

As a condition of your use of the Open Innovation West website, you warrant to Open Innovation West that you will not use the Open Innovation West website for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms, conditions, and notices. You may not use the Open Innovation West website in any manner which could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the Open Innovation West website or interfere with any other party's use and enjoyment of the Open Innovation West website. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available or provided for through the Open Innovation West websites.

Use of communication services

The Open Innovation West website may contain now, or in the future, bulletin board services, news groups, forums, communities, business web pages, calendars, and/or other message or communication facilities designed to enable you to communicate with the public at large or with a group (collectively, ‘Communication Services’), you agree to use the Communication Services only to post, send and receive messages and material that are proper and related to the particular Communication Service. By way of example, and not as a limitation, you agree that when using a Communication Service, you will not:

  • defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others
  • publish, post, upload, distribute or disseminate any inappropriate, profane, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful topic, name, material or information
  • upload files that contain software or other material protected by intellectual property laws (or by rights of privacy of publicity) unless you own or control the rights thereto or have received all necessary consents
  • upload files that contain viruses, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of another's computer
  • advertise or offer to sell or buy any goods or services for any business purpose, unless such Communication Service specifically allows such messages
  • conduct or forward surveys, contests, pyramid schemes or chain letters
  • download any file posted by another user of a Communication Service that you know, or reasonably should know, cannot be legally distributed in such manner
  • falsify or delete any author attributions, legal or other proper notices or proprietary designations or labels of the origin or source of software or other material contained in a file that is uploaded
  • restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the Communication Services
  • violate any code of conduct or other guidelines which may be applicable for any particular Communication Service
  • harvest or otherwise collect information about others, including e-mail addresses, without their consent
  • violate any applicable laws or regulations.

 

Always use caution when giving out any personally identifying information in any Communication Service. Open Innovation West does not control or endorse the content, messages or information found in any Communication Service and, therefore, Open Innovation West specifically disclaims any liability with regard to the Communication Services and any actions resulting from your participation in any Communication Service. Managers and hosts are not authorised Open Innovation West spokespersons, and their views do not necessarily reflect those of Open Innovation West.

Materials uploaded to a Communication Service may be subject to posted limitations on usage, reproduction and/or dissemination. You are responsible for adhering to such limitations if you download the materials.

Materials provided to Open Innovation West or posted on the Open Innovation West website

Open Innovation West does not claim ownership of the materials you provide to Open Innovation West (including feedback and suggestions) or post, upload, input or submit to any Open Innovation West website or its associated services (collectively ‘Submissions’). However, by posting, uploading, inputting, providing or submitting your Submission you are granting Open Innovation West, its affiliated companies and necessary sub licensees permission to use your Submission in connection with the operation of their internet businesses including, without limitation, the rights to: copy, distribute, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, reproduce, edit, translate and reformat your Submission; and to publish your name in connection with your Submission.

No compensation will be paid with respect to the use of your Submission, as provided herein. Open Innovation West is under no obligation to post or use any Submission you may provide and may remove any Submission at any time in Open Innovation West's sole discretion.

By posting, uploading, inputting, providing or submitting your Submission you warrant and represent that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to your Submission as described in this section including, without limitation, all the rights necessary for you to provide, post, upload, input or submit the Submissions.

Material for general use

The material on this website is provided for general information only, and on the understanding that Open Innovation West is not providing professional advice on a particular matter.

The material may include the views or recommendations of third parties, and does not necessarily reflect the views of Open Innovation West, or indicate a commitment to a particular course of action.

The information on the public supplier search in the Open Innovation West Business Supply Chain and Business Resource Directory is not suitable nor acceptable for the purposes of enquiring of Open Innovation West of advice for the purposes of EPBS or TCO or any other process that requires a third party to provide advice based upon advice received from Open Innovation West or its agents.

This website contains information that is intended for general use. In addition, errors or omissions can occur in the preparation of web pages. Therefore, before relying on the material, users should ensure they independently verify its completeness, accuracy, relevance for their purposes and that it is up-to-date.

The user should obtain appropriate independent professional advice before any action or decision is taken on the basis of any material on this website.

Users of this website are also directed to our Privacy Statement

Agreement to allow release of certain information

It is a necessary requirement of operating the Open Innovation West website and to maximise the benefits available to users that some of the information you have provided is made available to third parties who may wish to use your products or service. By using this website you are agreeing to Open Innovation West making this information available to third parties.

Liability disclaimer

The information, software, products, and services included in or available through the Open Innovation West website may include inaccuracies or typographical errors. Changes are periodically added to the information herein. Open Innovation West and/or its suppliers may make improvements and/or changes in the Open Innovation West website at any time. Advice received via the Open Innovation West website should not be relied upon for personal, medical, legal or financial decisions and you should consult an appropriate professional for specific advice tailored to your situation.

Open Innovation West and/or its suppliers make no representations about the suitability, reliability, availability, timeliness, and accuracy of the information, software, products, services and related graphics contained on the Open Innovation West website for any purpose. To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, all such information, software, products, services and related graphics are provided ‘as is’ without warranty or condition of any kind. Open Innovation West and/or its suppliers hereby disclaim all warranties and conditions with regard to this information, software, products, services and related graphics, including all implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title and non-infringement.

To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, in no event shall Open Innovation West and/or its suppliers be liable for any direct, indirect, punitive, incidental, special, consequential damages or any damages whatsoever including, without limitation, damages for loss of use, data or profits, arising out of or in any way connected with the use or performance of the Open Innovation West website, with the delay or inability to use the Open Innovation West website or related services, the provision of or failure to provide services, or for any information, software, products, services and related graphics obtained through the Open Innovation West website, or otherwise arising out of the use of the Open Innovation West website, whether based on contract, tort, negligence, strict liability or otherwise, even if Open Innovation West or any of its suppliers has been advised of the possibility of damages. Because some states/jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages, the above limitation may not apply to you. If you are dissatisfied with any portion of the Open Innovation West website, or with any of these terms of use, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using the Open Innovation West website.

Service contact: info@openinnovationwest.com.au

Termination/access restriction

Open Innovation West reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate your access to the Open Innovation West website and the related services or any portion thereof at any time, without notice.

Use of the Open Innovation West website is unauthorised in any jurisdiction that does not give effect to all provisions of these terms and conditions, including without limitation this paragraph.

You agree that no joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship exists between you and Open Innovation West as a result of this agreement or use of the Open Innovation West website. Open Innovation West's performance of this agreement is subject to existing laws and legal process, and nothing contained in this agreement is in derogation of Open Innovation West's right to comply with governmental, court and law enforcement requests or requirements relating to your use of the Open Innovation West website or information provided to or gathered by Open Innovation West with respect to such use.

If any part of this agreement is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law including, but not limited to, the warranty disclaimers and liability limitations set forth above, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision and the remainder of the agreement shall continue in effect.

Unless otherwise specified herein, this agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the user and Open Innovation West with respect to the Open Innovation West website and it supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral or written, between the user and Open Innovation West with respect to the Open Innovation West website. A printed version of this agreement and of any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to this agreement to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form. It is the express wish to the parties that this agreement and all related documents be drawn up in English.

Copyright and trademark notices

The material contained on this website constitutes Open Innovation West copyright and is intended for your general use and information. You may download, display, print and reproduce this material in unaltered form only (retaining this notice, and any headers and footers) for your personal, non-commercial use or use within your organisation. You may distribute any copies of downloaded material in unaltered, complete form only (retaining this notice, and any headers and footers). All other rights are reserved

 

Requests for further information should be directed to:

Attn: Project Manager

Open Innovation West

c/- LeadWest Ltd

PO Box 2382

Footscray VIC 3011

E-mail: info@openinnovationwest.com.au