Terms of use

The Agreement is made between Leading Edge Web Pty Ltd (ABN: 27 153 692 543) located at 14 Toorak Road, South Yarra VIC 3141 Australia (the exclusive distributor of the Software) and the Customer.

Software and System shall mean the Edge Commerce software as a service and all its executable object code of software, programs, patches, scripts, modifications, enhancements, designs, concepts or other materials that constitute the software program necessary for the proper function of Edge Commerce.

Edge Commerce is an e-commerce solution software. By using Edge Commerce or signing up for an account, The Customer agrees to the terms of this agreement.

1. License Grant

1.1. Subject to the terms and conditions of this agreement, Leading Edge Web hereby grants to the Customer a non-exclusive, non-transferable single license to the Software for the Customer’s use for an agreed fee.

2. Terms and Billing

2.1. The Term and billing begins when the software is provisioned and access given to the Customer, and continues as long as you use the Service. If you sign up for Flex Catering on behalf of a company or other entity, you represent and warrant that you have the authority to accept these Terms on their behalf.

2.2. The price and contract duration are agreed between Leading Edge Web Pty Ltd and the Customer in a separate proposal and form part of these Terms.

2.3. Migration of data, software on-boarding, eCommerce module web design customisation, training and support are also agreed between Leading Edge Web Pty Ltd and the Customer in a separate proposal and form part of these Terms.

2.4. Upon signing up to the Software the Customer must provide Leading Edge Web Pty Ltd with their credit card details for billing. Payment of the periodic fee is processed by our automated credit card merchant gateway.

3. Copies and Use

3.1. The Customer must not make copies of the software for any purposes. All copies and distribution of the software shall remain within the direct control of the Customer and its representatives.

3.2. In no way does this Software License confer any right to the Customer to license, sublicense, sell, distribute, modify or otherwise authorise the use of the software, whether in executable form, source code or otherwise, by any third parties, except in connection with the use of the system as part of the Customer’s business.

3.3. The Customer must not use the Software in connection with any illegal activities.

3.4. The Customer must keep its Edge Commerce passwords secure at all times.

3.5. The Customer must not provide access to Edge Commerce Administrator to individuals outside their organisation without written consent and approval by Leading Edge Web.

3.6. The Customer must inform Leading Edge Web in writing as soon as it becomes aware of any security breach and/or password stolen.

4. Rights

4.1. The Customer must respect Edge Commerce’s proprietary rights (proprietary rights may include patents, trademarks, service marks, trade secrets, and copyrights). You may only use Edge Commerce’s brand assets by request.

4.2. Proprietary Rights Owned by the Customer:

4.2.1. The Customer represents and warrants that it either owns or have permission to use all of the material and data uploaded or emailed via the software. The Customer retain ownership of the materials that is uploaded to the software.

4.2.2. The Customer may supply to Leading Edge Web or allow Leading Edge Web to use certain proprietary information, including service marks, logos, graphics, customer lists, documents and business information and plans that have been authored or pre-owned by the Customer. All such intellectual property shall remain the exclusive property of the Customer and shall not be used by Leading Edge Web for any purposes other than those associated with delivery and operation of the system, unless otherwise agreed in writing.

4.3. It is the customer’s responsibility to generate and maintain backup files of its own data outside the software. Leading Edge Web is expressly not liable for any data loss or interruption of service.

5. Warranties and Representations

5.1. Leading Edge Web represents and warrants to Customer that:

5.1.1. it has all necessary rights and authority to execute and deliver this Software License and perform its obligations hereunder and to grant the rights granted under this Software License to Customer;

5.1.2. the services provided by Leading Edge Web under this Software License, including the software and all intellectual property provided hereunder, are original to Leading Edge Web or its subcontractors or partners; and

5.1.3. the software, as delivered as part of the system, will not infringe or otherwise violate the rights of any third party, or violate any applicable law, rule or regulation.

5.2. No warranty of any type or nature is provided for the source code version of the software which is delivered as is.

5.3. Except as expressly stated in this Agreement, there are no warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of fitness for a particular purpose, of merchantability, or warranty of no infringement of third party intellectual property rights.

6. Indemnification

6.1. Leading Edge Web hereby indemnifies and shall hold harmless the Customer, its parent companies and its and their subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors, employees, agents and subcontractors from and against all liability, damages, loss, cost or expense, including but not limited to reasonable attorneys’ fees and expenses, arising out of or in connection with any breach or alleged breach of the Agreement or any third party claims that the software or system here provided by Leading Edge Web infringes or otherwise violates any rights of any such third party.

6.2. Customer hereby indemnifies and shall defend and hold harmless Leading Edge Web, its and their partners, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors, employees, agents and subcontractors from and against all liability, damages, loss, cost or expense, including but not limited to reasonable attorneys’ fees and expenses, arising out of or in connection with any third party claims that Customer’s use of the software in contravention of the grant of rights infringes or otherwise violates any rights of any such third party.

7. Termination

7.1. This license agreement automatically end if the customer fails to pay the agreed fees. The software will be suspended until payment is made. After 30 days of its suspension the software is decommissioned and all data will be lost.

7.2. Leading Edge Web may terminate this license at any time, effective immediately upon notice for failure to comply with any of terms set forth in this agreement. Moreover, Leading Edge Web may terminate this license agreement at any time by giving 30 days’ notice to the Customer. Upon request by the Customer, Leading Edge Web can provide a final backup of the Customer’s data available (Orders List, Events List, Product List, Customer List, Ingredients List, Suppliers List) in CSV format.

7.3. The Customer may terminate by providing notice to Leading Edge Web prior to paying for the next month without incurring any future liability.

7.4. Upon termination, shall the Customer retain any copies of the software, the Customer is obligated to immediately destroy the software, including all copies.

8. Limitation of Liability

8.1.The liability of the Company to the Customer for any reason related to the performance of the Software under this agreement shall be limited (at our option) to the replacement, repair or resupply of the Services or the pro-rata refund to Customer of pre-paid fees for your subscription covering the remainder of the term.

8.2. In all circumstances, the maximum liability of Leading Edge Web to the Customer for damages for any and all causes whatsoever, and the Customer’s maximum remedy, regardless of the form of action, whether in contract, tort or otherwise, shall be limited to the net periodically fee paid by the Customer for the use of the Software.

8.3. In no event, shall Leading Edge Web be liable for any lost data or content, lost profits, business interruption or for any indirect, incidental, special, consequential, exemplary or punitive damages arising out of or relating to the Software provided by Leading Edge Web, even when Leading Edge Web has been advised of the possibility of such damages, and notwithstanding the failure of essential purpose of any limited remedy.

8.4. Leading Edge Web is not liable if the Customer breaches any copyright laws due to the use of copyright images and text provided by the Customer.

9. Security

9.1. Leading Edge Web uses appropriate technical and organisational measures to protect Customer’s data and all data processed in the Software. The software provides high levels of security by keeping the server updated with the latest security features and updates, SSL connection (https), password encryption, firewalls, among other technical and organisational measures such as secure storage of hardware at the offices.

9.2. Credit card details are not stored in the Flex Catering databases. Flex Catering passes the credit card to the customers’ selected merchant/gateway facility via a secure API connection.

9.3. Flex Catering software provides user permission access with the ability to determine the permissions privileges of your employees. All Administrator logins get logged and tracked for security and auditing purposes.

9.4. Flex Catering staff members processing data are subject to a duty of confidence and agree to keep confidential all your data during and after termination of employment. When using outside parties to process data Flex Catering will ensure that they offer the appropriate level of security and data protection.

9.5. If we become aware of any data breach relating to any data in your Flex Catering installation, we will inform you immediately and vice-versa. Flex Catering will then co-operate with you to take reasonable steps to assist in the investigation, remediation and mitigation of the data breach.

9.6. Both parties agrees to comply by request with country specific laws and regulations in connection with the use of the other party’s data, including personal data protection and privacy laws and regulations.

10. Notices

10.1. A party may deliver notices under the Agreement by postage, by hand or by e-mail transmission to another party at the address set out at the beginning of the Contract or such other address a party may notify in writing to the other.

11. The Commonwealth Trade Practices Act 1974

11.1. The warranties, rights and remedies of the Customer as outlined in the Commonwealth Trade Practices Act 1974 are not intended to be compromised as a result of anything contained in these terms and conditions, except to the degree permitted by the Act.

12. Privacy Policy

The Company is committed to protecting your privacy. Its policy is to comply with the National Privacy Principles for the handling of personal information as set out in the Privacy Act, 1988. In accordance with those principles, and with the Company’s Privacy Policy, persons will be given access to their personal information upon request. The Company uses the types of personal information collected including enabling it to supply Customers with its products and services and for assessing Applications for Commercial Credit, managing accounts and, if necessary, assessing its risk in collecting debts. This information may be disclosed to the Company’s associated or related entities, parties related to the Customer’s contractors, other credit providers, whether or not an account is overdue and, if necessary, its risk insurers, debt collectors and credit reporting agencies. Customers who have any concerns about the Privacy Policy are requested to direct them to Leading Edge Web by phone, email or in writing.

13. Jurisdiction

The laws of Australia shall govern this agreement. Any and all disputes arising from this Agreement shall be submitted to the competent court in the State of Victoria.