1 Your agreement with us
2 Use of this website and Access
2.1 You may access our website at any time unless we have restricted access to perform necessary maintenance, updates or upgrades. Your ability to access our website will otherwise depend on factors out of our control and we do not take or share any responsibility for those factors such as the quality of your internet connection and the state of your hardware.
2.2 Cleave Accounting accepts no responsibility for the accuracy of information in articles and/or advertisements that are placed on our website.
2.3 Cleave Accounting welcomes its members and external parties to submit articles to us for publication. However, Cleave Accounting does not guarantee that it will publish such submissions or articles. Cleave Accounting reserves its right to edit any submissions or articles before publication.
2.4 Cleave Accounting accepts articles for publication only on the condition that the authors give the Cleave Accounting an irrevocable non-exclusive license to publish those article, and authorise the Cleave Accounting to give permission to other persons and organisations to reproduce those articles in whole or in part for educational and training purposes, as well as on the Cleave Accounting website.
2.5 All efforts are made to ensure that articles published on our website are correct at the time of their original print. Past editions are provided for general information purposes only. Archived articles should not be relied upon as current information.
3 Your obligations
By accessing and using our website you warrant and agree that you will:
(a) be solely responsible for all your activities on our website, including your activities on your Client Portal account;
(b) only use your account to view, cache, browse, display, print or download a copy of any content featured on the Cleave Accounting website to your computer;
(c) keep all passwords, account names, tokens or log in identifications required to access our website secure and confidential;
(d) not hide, deface, alter or delete any copyright symbol, trade mark or other proprietary rights notice;
(e) not hack into, change or otherwise knowingly transmit a virus or otherwise damage the Cleave Accounting website or any information contained within it;
(f) not use our website for any activity which is obscene, indecent, offensive or defamatory;
(g) not tamper with, hinder the operation of or make unauthorised modifications to our website;
(h) not connect our website to any other network without our prior written permission;
(i) not use any part of our website to send commercial electronic messages in contradiction of the Spam Act 2003 (Cth);
(j) not upload onto our website any material, or use our website in any way that:
(i) infringes the intellectual property rights of any person; or (ii) is unlawful or violates any law; and
4 Technical Information and Security
4.1 The transmission of data over the internet is not always secure. Although we endeavour to secure our website, we are not liable for any breaches of security. You use and access our website entirely at your own risk.
4.2 We do not warrant that functions available on our website will be uninterrupted or error free, or free of viruses or programming bugs or interferences due to factors outside our control.
4.3 You acknowledge that it is your responsibility to implement sufficient procedures and virus checks (including anti-virus and other security checks) to satisfy your particular requirements for the accuracy of data input and output.
5 Intellectual Property
5.1 The Cleave Accounting website contains intellectual property including trademarks, confidential information and copyright, together with any goodwill or reputation and intellectual property rights subsisting in those things.
5.2 You should assume that all intellectual property on our website is owned by us or third parties and unless permitted by law, you must not copy, reproduce, transmit, display or otherwise distribute any of that intellectual property in whole or in part without our prior written consent.
6 Suspension or Termination of Use
7 No Circumvention
7.1 Where we have suspended or terminated your account or access to our website, you must not attempt to circumvent this action by registering or attempting to register again under alternative username(s).
8 Third Party Websites and Third Party Content
8.1 Our website contains links to third party websites. The goods and services advertised for sale on our website may be goods and services of third parties. We are not responsible for the operation, security levels, content or any other aspect of any third party websites.
8.2 Links to third party websites are provided solely for your convenience and do not indicate our endorsement or affiliation of them or their products and services. We make no representations or warranties and are not liable for the content or accuracy of any information contained in linked websites and third party websites.
9.1 You may be given the opportunity to provide comments, feedback, ideas or suggestions through our website ("Comments"). By uploading, transmitting, posting or otherwise making available any Comments you:
(a) grant us a non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty-free, perpetual, licence to use, reproduce, edit and/or exploit such Comments for any commercial or non-commercial purpose;
(c) you give your unconditional and irrevocable consent to any act by us which would otherwise, but for your consent, infringe your moral rights (as defined by the Copyright Act 1968) which you may have in respect of your Comments.
9.2 We reserve the right (but have no obligation) to:
(a) prevent the upload, transmission, posting or otherwise making available any Comments;
9.3 You agree to accept full responsibility for any Comments you upload, post, transmit or otherwise make available on our website and you agree that we will not be liable for those Comments.
9.4 You must not post Comments containing links or references to other services.
9.5 By allowing you to upload, post, transmit or otherwise make available your Comments on our website, we are not to be taken as having endorsed any opinion, advice or statement made by you.
10.1 Except to the extent required by law, the contents of our website are provided without any express or implied representations or warranties. We exclude all implied conditions and warranties relating to the content of our website to the extent permitted by law. Where liability cannot be excluded, any liability incurred by us in relation to the use of our website or its contents is limited as provided under the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth).
10.2 You agree that Cleave Accounting and its directors, employees, agents, contractors, service providers, successors or assigns will not be liable for any direct or indirect loss or damage, whatsoever (including through negligence) arising out of, or in any way related to, the use of our website or any other third party linked website.
10.3 Under no circumstances will we be liable for any incidental, direct, indirect, consequential, special, punitive or other losses, damages, liabilities, claims or expenses you or others may suffer including damages for loss of profits, loss of opportunity, business interruption or loss or corruption of data or information from the use of our website.
10.4 We are not responsible to you or anyone else for any loss suffered in connection with the use of our website, any of its contents, for any loss incurred as a result of damage to your or another person's computer system or the transmission of any computer viruses.
12.5 Information on this site is provided for Australian residents only.