Terms & Conditions
When you use this website (reefdigital.com.au), you agree to play by the rules detailed here. Failing to play by the rules will lead to, at minimum, us banning you from the site (i.e., blocking visits from your IP address). Please follow the laws in your country, which are based on common sense:
Don’t steal any property, including ideas.
Don’t copy or share anything, here or elsewhere, created by us or not, that is not in the public domain.
Don’t post evil stuff or try to harm us or the people using this site.
Don’t blame us if you post a comment and later see something like it in print or any other sort of production.
Don’t pretend you’re someone you’re not while using this site.
You are leasing all paid content and, because of that, you’re never at liberty to distribute, teach or share any of our content without our express written consent.
If you make a purchase on this website and want a refund, email us before your 30- or 60-day window closes.
Terms of Service:
Please read this Agreement carefully before accessing or using the Website. By accessing or using any part of the web site, you agree to become bound by the terms and conditions of this agreement. If you do not agree to all the terms and conditions of this agreement, then you may not access the Website or use any services. If these terms and conditions are considered an offer by Reef Digital Agency, acceptance is expressly limited to these terms. The Website is available only to individuals who are at least 13 years old.
Your reefdigital.com.au Account. If you create an account on the Website, you are responsible for maintaining the security of your account and materials, and you are fully responsible for all activities that occur under the account and any other actions taken in connection with the account or materials. You must not describe or assign links or content to your account in a misleading or unlawful manner, including in a manner intended to trade on the name or reputation of others. You must immediately notify Reef Digital Agency of any unauthorized uses of your account or any other breaches of security. Reef Digital Agency will not be liable for any acts or omissions by You, including those resulting from your negligence and including any damages of any kind incurred as a result of such acts or omissions.
Responsibility of Contributors. If you respond to a blog post, post material to the Website, post links on the Website, or otherwise make (or allow any third party to make) material available by means of the Website (any such material, “Content”), you are entirely responsible for the content of, and any harm resulting from, that Content. That is the case regardless of whether the Content in question constitutes text, graphics, an audio file, or computer software. By making Content available, you represent and warrant that:
the downloading, copying and use of the Content will not infringe the proprietary rights, including but not limited to the copyright, patent, trademark or trade secret rights, of any third party;
if your employer has rights to intellectual property you create, you have either (i) received permission from your employer to post or make available the Content, including but not limited to any software, or (ii) secured from your employer a waiver as to all rights in or to the Content;
you have fully complied with any third-party licenses relating to the Content, and have done all things necessary to successfully pass through to end users any required terms;
the Content does not contain or install any viruses, worms, malware, Trojan horses or other harmful or destructive content;
the Content is not spam, is not machine- or randomly-generated, and does not contain unethical or unwanted commercial content designed to drive traffic to third party sites or boost the search engine rankings of third party sites, or to further unlawful acts (such as phishing) or mislead recipients as to the source of the material (such as spoofing);
the Content is not pornographic, does not contain threats or incite violence towards individuals or entities, and does not violate the privacy or publicity rights of any third party;
your Content is not getting advertised via unwanted electronic messages such as spam links on newsgroups, email lists, other blogs and web sites, and similar unsolicited promotional methods;
your Content is not named in a manner that misleads your readers into thinking that you are another person or company. For example, your Content’s title or author name is not the name of a well-known title other than your work or a person other than yourself or a company other than your own; and
you have, in the case of Content that includes computer code, accurately categorized and/or described the type, nature, uses and effects of the materials, whether requested to do so by Reef Digital Agency or otherwise.
By submitting Content to Reef Digital Agency for inclusion on our Website(s), you grant Reef Digital Agency a world-wide, royalty-free, and non-exclusive license to reproduce, modify, adapt and publish the Content solely for the purpose of displaying, distributing and promoting your Content and our Website. If you delete Content, Reef Digital Agency will use reasonable efforts to remove it from the Website, but you acknowledge that caching or references to the Content may not be made immediately unavailable. Without limiting any of those representations or warranties, Reef Digital Agency has the right (though not the obligation) to, in Reef Digital Agency’s sole discretion
(i) refuse or remove any content that, in Reef Digital Agency’s reasonable opinion, violates any Reef Digital Agency policy or is in any way harmful or objectionable, or
(ii) terminate or deny access to and use of the Website to any individual or entity for any reason, in Reef Digital Agency’s sole discretion.
Responsibility of Website Visitors. Reef Digital Agency has not reviewed, and cannot review, all of the material, including Content, posted to the Website, and cannot therefore be responsible for that material’s content, use or effects. By operating the Website, Reef Digital Agency does not represent or imply that it endorses the material there posted, or that it believes such material to be accurate, useful or non-harmful. You are responsible for taking precautions as necessary to protect yourself and your computer systems from viruses, worms, Trojan horses, and other harmful or destructive content. The Website may contain content that is offensive, indecent, or otherwise objectionable, as well as content containing technical inaccuracies, typographical mistakes, and other errors. The Website may also contain material that violates the privacy or publicity rights, or infringes the intellectual property and other proprietary rights, of third parties, or the downloading, copying or use of which is subject to additional terms and conditions, stated or unstated. Reef Digital Agency disclaims any responsibility for any harm resulting from the use by visitors of the Website, or from any downloading or use by those visitors of content there posted.
Content Posted on Other Websites. We have not reviewed, and cannot review, all of the material, including computer software, made available through the websites and webpages to which our Websites link, and that link to our Websites. Reef Digital Agency does not have any control over those non-Reef Digital Agency websites and webpages, and is not responsible for their contents or their use. By linking to a non-Reef Digital Agency website or webpage, Reef Digital Agency does not represent or imply that it endorses such website or webpage. You are responsible for taking precautions as necessary to protect yourself and your computer systems from viruses, worms, Trojan horses, and other harmful or destructive content. Reef Digital Agency disclaims any responsibility for any harm resulting from your use of non-Reef Digital Agency websites and webpages.
Copyright Infringement and DMCA Policy. As Reef Digital Agency asks others to respect its intellectual property rights, it respects the intellectual property rights of others. If you believe that material located on or linked to by reefdigital.com.au or our blog violates your copyright, you are encouraged to notify Reef Digital Agency by email at hello at reefdigital.com.au. Reef Digital Agency requires that you supply Reef Digital Agency with appropriate information to identify, track and locate the information/property in question in a reasonable period of time and with limited effort or expense. Reef Digital Agency will respond to all such notices, including as required or appropriate by removing the infringing material or disabling all links to the infringing material. In the case of a visitor who may infringe or repeatedly infringes the copyrights or other intellectual property rights of Reef Digital Agency or others, Reef Digital Agency may, in its discretion, terminate or deny access to and use of the Website. In the case of such termination, Reef Digital Agency will have no obligation to provide a refund of any amounts previously paid to Reef Digital Agency.
Intellectual Property. This Agreement does not transfer from Reef Digital Agency to you any Reef Digital Agency or third party intellectual property, and all right, title and interest in and to such property will remain (as between the parties) solely with Reef Digital Agency. Reef Digital Agency, Reef Digital Agency, reefdigital.com.au, the Reef Digital Agency logo, and all other trademarks, service marks, graphics and logos used in connection with reefdigital.com.au, or the Website, are trademarks or registered trademarks of Reef Digital Agency Pty Ltd or Reef Digital Agency’s licensors. Other trademarks, service marks, graphics and logos used in connection with the Website may be the trademarks of other third parties. Your use of the Website grants you no right or license to reproduce or otherwise use any Reef Digital Agency or third-party trademarks.
Changes. Reef Digital Agency reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to modify or replace any part of this Agreement. It is your responsibility to check this Agreement periodically for changes. Your continued use of or access to the Website following the posting of any changes to this Agreement constitutes acceptance of those changes. Reef Digital Agency may also, in the future, offer new services and/or features through the Website (including, the release of new tools and resources). Such new features and/or services shall be subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement. We reserve the right to change any and all Reef Digital Agency services without notice.
Termination. Reef Digital Agency may terminate your access to all or any part of the Website at any time, with or without cause, with or without notice, effective immediately.
Disclaimer of Warranties. The Website is provided “as is”. Reef Digital Agency and its suppliers and licensors hereby disclaim all warranties of any kind, express or implied, including, without limitation, the warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement. Neither Reef Digital Agency nor its suppliers and licensors makes any warranty that the Website will be error free or that access thereto will be continuous or uninterrupted. You understand that you download from, or otherwise obtain content or services through, the Website at your own discretion and risk.
Limitation of Liability. In no event will Reef Digital Agency, or its suppliers or licensors, be liable with respect to any subject matter of this agreement under any contract, negligence, strict liability or other legal or equitable theory for: (i) any special, incidental or consequential damages; (ii) the cost of procurement or substitute products or services; (iii) for interruption of use or loss or corruption of data; or (iv) for any amounts that exceed the fees paid by you to Reef Digital Agency under this agreement during the twelve (12) month period prior to the cause of action. Reef Digital Agency shall have no liability for any failure or delay due to matters beyond their reasonable control. The foregoing shall not apply to the extent prohibited by applicable law.
Indemnification. You agree to indemnify and hold harmless Reef Digital Agency, its contractors, and its licensors, and their respective directors, officers, employees and agents from and against any and all claims and expenses, including attorneys’ fees, arising out of your use of the Website, including but not limited to your violation of this Agreement.
Miscellaneous. This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between Reef Digital Agency and you concerning the subject matter hereof, and they may only be modified by a written amendment signed by an authorized executive of Reef Digital Agency, or by the posting by Reef Digital Agency of a revised version. Except to the extent applicable law, if any, provides otherwise, this Agreement, any access to or use of the Website will be governed by the laws of the province of British Columbia, Canada excluding its conflict of law provisions, and the proper venue for any disputes arising out of or relating to any of the same will be the provincial and federal courts located in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. Except for claims for injunctive or equitable relief or claims regarding intellectual property rights (which may be brought in any competent court without the posting of a bond), any dispute arising under this Agreement shall be finally settled in accordance with the Comprehensive Arbitration Rules of the Judicial Arbitration and Mediation Service, Inc. (“JAMS”) by three arbitrators appointed in accordance with such Rules. The arbitration shall take place in British Columbia, Canada, in the English language and the arbitral decision may be enforced in any court. The prevailing party in any action or proceeding to enforce this Agreement shall be entitled to costs and attorneys’ fees. If any part of this Agreement is held invalid or unenforceable, that part will be construed to reflect the parties’ original intent, and the remaining portions will remain in full force and effect. A waiver by either party of any term or condition of this Agreement or any breach thereof, in any one instance, will not waive such term or condition or any subsequent breach thereof. You may assign your rights under this Agreement to any party that consents to, and agrees to be bound by, its terms and conditions; Reef Digital Agency may assign its rights under this Agreement without condition. This Agreement will be binding upon and will inure to the benefit of the parties, their successors and permitted assigns.
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