Innovation Scout Terms of Use

Revised:  10 September 2020

 

1. Introduction

Innovation Scout provides an internet based research “Platform” (Innovation Scout Platform) for individuals and organisations to share and explore innovations and new ideas, with the purpose of inspiring Platform users and accelerating innovation, transformation and growth across industries.   Innovation Scout may also offer research and associated services.

Innovation Scout is an Australian registered business name held by ANWEALSO PTY LTD, a company registered in Australia and based in the State of Queensland.   The Innovation Scout “Website” located at innovationscoutplatform.com and innovationscout.com.au is operated by Innovation Scout and owned by ANWEALSO PTY LTD.

The “Services” collectively include the Website including all Content, webpages, subdomains, newsletters, emails, and other communications, Registered User accounts, any other products or services offered by Innovation Scout, and any other products or services that state that they are bound by these Terms of Use.

 

2. General

A reference to “we”, “our” or “us” is a reference to Investment Scout and ANWEALSO PTY LTD.  A reference to “you” or “your” is a reference to any person accessing, viewing or using the Services.

By accessing or using the Services, you agree to be bound by these Terms of Use. The Terms of Use also incorporate and include the Investment Scout Privacy Policy.

If any part of the Terms of Use is determined to be invalid, illegal, or otherwise unenforceable or void that part of the Terms of Use shall be severed to the extent necessary and the remainder of the Terms of Use shall continue in full force and effect.

The Terms of Use are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Queensland, Australia and any claim made which in any way arises out of the Terms of Use will be heard in the State of Queensland, Australia and you agree to submit to the jurisdiction of those courts.

We reserve the right to modify this Terms of Use at any time, so please review it regularly.  Amendments will take effect immediately upon their posting on our Website. Your continued use of the Services will be deemed acceptance to any variation of the Terms of Use.  If we make changes to this Terms of Use, we will notify you by posting an updated version of the Terms of Use on this Website and updating the "Revised" date above.

3. Code of Conduct

You agree that you are solely responsible for complying with any and all laws and regulations that may apply to your use of the Services.

 In connection with your use of the Website and Services, you agree that you will not:

  • Use the Services to submit or distribute any confidential information concerning any other person or entity.

  • Commercially advertise or post inappropriate commercial content.

  • Violate or infringe on any copyrighted works, trademark, or other intellectual property.

  • Post false information.

  • Harass, threaten, stalk, disrupt or interfere with the access of any user of the Services, or collect or store any personally identifiable information about any other user without the other user’s explicit consent.

  • Impersonate, mislead, defraud or defame any person or entity, or otherwise misrepresent or falsely state yourself or affiliation with any person or entity.

  • Violate any local, state, national, international or other law or regulation, or any order of a court.

  • Run any scrapers, bots, or other software to aggregate or browse our Services, including, without limitation, company or user accounts or profiles, or otherwise interfere with the Website or Services.

  • Introduce any malware, viruses, or similar computer software to the Website that may damage, interfere with, or intercept any data, personal information, or Services of the Website.

  • Act in any manner which, in our sole discretion, is inappropriate, offensive or objectionable, interferes with the Services, or which may affect our reputation.

 

4. Use of Content

a. Content

 “Content” means any and all text, images, videos, graphics, information, or other materials appearing on the Website, without limitation, whether created or posted by you.

b. Visitors

As a visitor to the website, and subject to your agreement with the Terms of Use, we grant you a non-exclusive, limited, revocable, non-transferable license, to access and view Innovation Scout Content solely for your non-commercial and personal purposes. You agree not to sublicense, copy, distribute, display, disseminate, reproduce, or otherwise exploit any Content or Services without our prior written permission, regardless of whether it is created or owned by us.

c. Contributors - grant to use Content

Anyone who posts or contributes any Content to Innovation Scout agrees to the bound by the Terms of Use. 

You own the Content that you submit, post, transmit, or otherwise make available through the Website.  By posting Content on the Website you agree to grant us a universal, commercial,  royalty-free,  perpetual, sub-licensable, and irrevocable license to reproduce, use, copy, adapt, modify, process create derivative works from, publish, transmit, translate, publicly display, sell and distribute such Content, in all media and distribution methods known or in the future devised, and you represent to us that you have the right to grant such a license.

You agree that this license includes the right for us to make your Content available to others for the distribution, publication, or broadcast on other media and services. Use by us or others may be made with no compensation paid to you with respect to the Content that you submit, post, transmit, or otherwise make available through the Website. 

We reserve the right, but do not have any obligation, to block or remove any Content in our sole discretion, at any time, without notice to you and for any reason, or for no reason at all.

Any feedback, comments, or suggestions you may provide regarding the Website or Services is voluntary and we are free to use such feedback, comments, or suggestions as we see fit and without obligation to you.

If the Content you submit to the Services contains your personal information, your rights in relation to that personal information are governed by our Privacy Policy.

 

d. Innovation Scout Content

The Website and Services also contain Content posted by Innovation Scout. We retain all right, title and interest in and to such Innovation Scout Content, including all associated intellectual property rights.

e. Disclosure of Content

We reserve the right to access, read, preserve, and disclose any Content or information in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

5. Copyright materials

If you believe that any of the materials posted or uploaded  to the Website or Services infringe on your copyrights, please contact us via the website 'Contact Us' page.  In your communication to us please include an authorisation from the copyright owner or authorised agent, a description of the relevant copyrighted work or intellectual property,  details of the alleged infringing materials and why you believe that the use of the materials is not authorised by the copyright owner,  your contact details (email, phone number and address), and a legal declaration that the information you are providing is complete and accurate.

 

We will terminate, with or with-out notice,  the accounts of  users who are "Repeat-infringers"  (users who have been notified of infringing activity more than two times, or who have had infringing content removed more than twice).

6. Registration

You may use the Website to post Content.  In order to post Content, you will need to apply to register to be a Member  (“Registered User”).  Approval of your registration will be at our sole discretion, but will not be unreasonably held back.

At the time of becoming a Registered User it is your responsibility to maintain the confidentiality and security of your registration details and to ensure there is no unauthorised access. You agree to provide accurate and complete information when you become a Registered User.

If you are under the age of 18 years, you may apply to register with the written permission of your parent or legal guardian.  It should be noted that the Services are not intended for persons under the age of 15.

Registered Users may access the Website at any time, unless we have restricted access to perform necessary maintenance, updates, or upgrades, or discontinued providing the Website, either temporarily or permanently, for any reason. Your ability to access the Website will otherwise depend on factors outside our control and we do not accept any responsibility for those factors.

7. Termination of Member (Registered User) accounts

If you breach any of the Terms of Use, your account and use of the Services will be suspended, disabled or  terminated, with or without notice, and we will incur no liability or have of any obligations to you as a result of this termination.

 

You can choose to close your account by contacting us via the website 'Contact Us' page.

8. Disclaimer

The disclaimers in this section apply to the maximum extent allowable under applicable law.

You are solely responsible for your use of the Services and we are not responsible for the activities, omissions, or other conduct of any other user. You are solely responsible for ensuring that your use of the Services is in compliance with all laws and regulations applicable to you. We make no representations concerning any Content contained in or accessed through the Services.

The Services are provided “as is” and without warranty of any kind, whether express or implied, including the warranties or conditions of fitness for a particular purpose, accuracy, or non-infringement, all of which are expressly disclaimed.

We do not warrant that:

  • The Services will:

    • function without issues or errors, or that any defects or errors will be corrected,

    • be available at all times, or

    • be secure, or free of viruses or other harmful components.

  • The results of using or relying on any Content or Services will meet your requirements.

 

Your use of, or reliance on, the Services or any Content is solely at your own risk.

9. Limitation of Liability

To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, in no event shall we be liable to you or any third party for any costs, losses, or any indirect, consequential, exemplary, incidental, special, or punitive damages, or any other loss arising from your use of the Website, Content, or Services, even if we have been advised of the possibility of such.

10. Indemnification

You agree to indemnify us, our shareholders, agents, officers, directors, consultants, and employees from or against third party losses, costs, claims, damages, payments, deficiencies, fines, judgements, settlements, liabilities, and expenses arising from or relating to any third party action arising out of or related to your use of the Website or Services, your violation of the rights of any third party or person, or your breach of these Terms of Use.

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