Website Terms of Use

Welcome to www.objectiveconnect.com (“Website”).

Objective Connect is a cloud-based application that enables secure information sharing. Objective Corporation Limited ABN 16 050 539 350 (“Objective”, “we”, “us” and “our”) makes this website and the Objective Connect application available to users.

If You are a user of the Objective Connect application the terms and conditions of the Objective Connect Terms of Service will govern that use and they can be seen at www.objectiveconnect.com/legal .

If You are a visitor to this website then these Website Terms of Use govern how that visit is to be conducted. We refer to visitors as “You” and “Your” throughout these terms.

Please read this material carefully. By using the site You are agreeing to abide by the Website Use Terms.

Note that Objective reserves the right to change these Website Terms of Use at any time and without notice. By continuing to use this Website You accept the Website Use Terms as they apply from time to time. The latest form of Website Use Terms will be on this Website at all times. You should check back regularly.

Other Terms

Please note that certain additional terms and conditions may apply to Your visit. For example:

  • Objective’s Connect Privacy Policy governs our use of Your personal information; and
  • Objective Acceptable Use Policy governs Your use of the Objective Connect application (for those visitors who are registered to use the application and who log in from this website to so use the application).

If You are using those areas of this Website You should read and agree those additional terms and conditions. They can be seen at www.objectiveconnect.com/legal .

Access

You are responsible for accessing and surfing the Website.

Conduct

Your use of this Website is subject to all applicable local and international laws and You agree not to violate those laws. For example, if You attempt to deliberately damage this Website You will be in violation of criminal and civil laws. Objective reserves the right to seek damages to the fullest extent of the law.

You agree to use this Website in a lawful and responsible manner which allows other visitors to use it free from any restriction caused by You. In particular You agree not to use this Website to:

  • publish, distribute, link or solicit content that is defamatory, harassing, unlawful, threatening, obscene, false, misleading, or infringing in any way of any intellectual property rights and/or privacy rights;
  • engage in any activity on this Website that restricts or inhibits any other user of this Website from their use of it, such as by defacing any content, hacking the Website, causing the Website to stop performing in whole or in part or causing an effective denial-of-service through excessive uploads, or any or omission having a similar restricting or inhibiting effect;
  • post or transmit material that contains any one or more of the following: a virus, a worm, a Trojan horse, a time bomb, other harmful code, a robot, a spider, spam material, advertisements for competitive software solutions to Objective Connect, political material, any data mining code, or other material of the same or similar damaging and/or nuisance character to the foregoing.

When You visit this Website You must not use it in any way that:

  • causes civil or criminal liability for You or for Objective;
  • restricts or inhibits other Users from using Objective Connect, such as hacking, cracking, or defacing any part of a Share or causing an effective denial-of-service through excessive uploads, or any or omission having a similar restricting or inhibiting effect;
  • infringes the Privacy Policy or causes Objective to be in breach of its Privacy Policy; and/or
  • Harvests user information.

You must not:

  • access the Objective Connect application in violation or any law or in breach of the Objective Connect Terms of Service;
  • imitate or impersonate another person or his or her email address or create false accounts intended to misrepresent yourself or the source of Your email;
  • intercept material for or monitor Objective; and/or
  • use any means to circumvent the security measures put in place by Objective.

Copyright, Trademarks & Logo Use

All the material that is visible on this Website, whether text, images, designs, moving vision, graphics (including underlying HTML code and databases), advertisements and/or other visual matter (“Material”) is protected by copyright.

Objective owns or licences the Material and reserves all its copyrights.

Objective authorises You to use parts of the Material provided that Your use is limited to the following:

  • Your use is for information and non-commercial purposes only. This means You will not copy or post it on any network computer or broadcast it in any fashion nor deal with it such as by compiling or collecting it, selling, leasing, renting or transferring, or purporting to sell, lease, rent or transfer, or licensing or purporting to licence or otherwise commercializing it in any way.
  • You may download or print a reasonable number of copies of parts of the Material but not the whole of it and You acknowledge that You do not get any intellectual property rights as a result of such downloads and copies. You must ensure that Objective’s “© Objective 2012. All Rights Reserved.” statement appears on whatever material You are using, whether printouts or electronic copies. You may not “mirror” it, link or publish it through an RSS feed, “frame” it or store any significant portion of it in a readable form on any media or otherwise infringe or interfere with Objective’s copyrights in the Website;
  • You view the Website using Your usual web browser and save an electronic copy of the Website solely in the usual operation of Your web browser in visiting the site.; and
  • You do not make any modifications to any Objective Material.

Any unauthorised use of the Material or any part of it may violate copyright, trademark and other laws.

Objective owns or controls registered and unregistered software item names and trademarks including but not limited to Objective Connect, Secure Share, Process Share and Objective Connect Link. For a full list please visit www.objective.com.

You are not authorised to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, display, publish, store, translate, transmit or broadcast, or rent, lease, sell, transfer or otherwise commercialise any of the abovementioned names or those listed at www.objective.com except and only to the extent permitted by statute or where Objective has given You prior written approval. If You seek prior written approval please contact us with Your request. Please note Objective reserves a right not to grant approval and not give reasons. Objective’s approval may be given or withheld at Objective’s discretion.

Where Objective has reproduced certain third party names and trademarks, we have done so with permission. You are not authorised by Objective to do any act or thing in connection with those names or marks. Objective recommends that You seek prior permission from the third party(ies) if You intend any dealing with those names or marks. You hold Objective harmless from any complaint that might be made against Objective by any of those third parties arising out of Your dealings.

Use, reproduction, copying and/or distribution of Objective’s logo is strictly prohibited. You must obtain Objective’s prior written consent to any such dealing. If You haven’t got Objective’s written agreement You do not have any permission to use Objective’s logo.

Links

There may be some links on this Website that let You leave it to go to other websites which are not owned and controlled by Objective. Objective does not control those links or those other websites. Objective cannot be and is not responsible for the content of any linked site or any link contained in a linked site, nor for any changes to those links and sites.

Objective provides the links to third party sites purely for Your convenience.

Objective does not endorse any third party sites by providing links and Objective will not accept any liability for Your access to those external sites. Objective recommends You read the terms of use at those sites before providing any personal information at them.

If You want to link to any of the Material on this site You will need to obtain prior written approval from Objective. To obtain approval, please contact us with the following details:

  • Company Name
  • Contact Name
  • E-mail Address
  • URL of internet site that will link to this site.
  • Nature of Your company's Website
  • Reason for Link

Information Presented Here

While Objective applies due care and diligence to present and maintain the data on the Website neither Objective nor any of Objective’s employees, officers, agents or third party content providers or licensors warrants that the Website will be uninterrupted, error-free or complete.

The content is provided 'as is' without express or implied warranty of any kind. To the full extent permitted by law, Objective disclaims all warranties with regard to the information contained in this Website, including all implied warranties as to merchantability or fitness for use.

Objective makes no representations about the content and suitability of it for any purpose, other than as a high-level descriptor of the functionality of Objective’s software solutions. It is Your responsibility to evaluate the relevance, completeness and usefulness of any opinion, advice or other content available through this Website. Objective recommends that You seek the advice of independent professionals, as appropriate, regarding the evaluation of any specific opinion, advice or other content.

User Generated Content

If You provide and Objective collects any personal identification about You through this Website Objective will comply with the law governing treatment of such information and Objective’s Website Privacy Policy in maintaining the confidentiality of that information.

If You transmit any other communication or material to Objective through the Website by email or other method, including but not limited to questions, comments and suggestions, that information will not be treated as confidential and proprietary in any way to You. This means anything You transmit or post may be used by Objective and/or its affiliates for any purpose, including but not limited to reproduction, disclosure, transmission, publication, broadcast, and posting and commercialisation of ideas, concepts, know-how, or techniques communicated by You and developing, manufacturing, and marketing products using such information.

If You provide and Objective collects any personal identification about You through Your registration for and use of the Application which is marketed on this Website, Objective will comply with the privacy terms and conditions in Your Objective Connect Terms of Service.

Secure Areas

You are only authorised to access password protected and/or secure areas of this Website if You are a pre-authorised user with express permission to access such areas, given by Objective in writing.

If You try to access any secure area without prior authorisation You may be subject to prosecution.

Barring Access

Objective may, at its sole discretion, suspend or terminate Your ability to access this Website by blocking Your usual IP address for access. Objective will take this step if You have breached any of the Website Terms of Use.

Indemnity

You agree to indemnify and hold Objective harmless and our employees, contractors, officers and directors, and affiliates, from and against any and all liabilities, losses, costs, claims and expenses, including legal fees on a solicitor client basis incurred or reasonably to be incurred by Objective, including third party claims against Objective, arising out of or in any way related to Your use of this Website.

Governing Law

The governing law of these Website Use Terms is the law in force in New South Wales, Australia. You consent to the jurisdiction of the courts of New South Wales, Australia in respect of any proceedings in connection with these Website Use Terms or Objective.

Liability Limit & Limitation Period

You agree that under no circumstances will Objective or any of its affiliates be liable for any indirect, incidental, special and/or consequential damages or loss of profits whatsoever arising out of Your use or access of, or any inability to use or access, the Website or any of its content. Objective’s liability, whether in contract, tort (including negligence and breach of warranty) or pursuant to statute or otherwise is wholly limited to the extent allowable by law. You agree that this is a reasonable limit of Objective’s liability since Objective does not charge You for accessing this Website.

You agree that regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, the time in which any claim or cause of action arising out of or in relation to Your use of Objective’s Website or these terms against Objective may be started is within three (3) months after such claim or cause of action arose.

General Conditions

These Website Use Terms are the entire agreement between Objective and You governing Your use of the Website and they supersede any prior agreements between You and Objective about the use of the Website. If Objective fails to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the Website Use Terms that will not constitute a waiver of Objective’s right to do so. If any provision of the Website Use Terms is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, You agree that the court should endeavour to give effect to Objective’s intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of the Website Use Terms should remain in full force and effect.

Contacting the Website Administrator

If You have any questions about the Website Use Terms of Use statement, the practices of this site, or Your dealings with this Website, You can contact us at www.objectiveconnect.com/contact.