INVOICE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE (Terms)
All Electric Car Cafe (ECC) invoices shall be subject to these Terms unless expressly agreed to in writing by ECC and Buyer waives any terms and conditions of purchase which are inconsistent with these Terms. Customer agrees that all transactions made with ECC shall be deemed to be made in the State of Victoria and Customer agrees to submit to the jurisdiction of the appropriate Court in that State. All sales are made at the ruling price of ECC, unless otherwise agreed in writing.
Confidential Information in relation to a Discloser means all information relating to the products, services, business or affairs of the Discloser which is disclosed to the Recipient and includes but is not limited to Intellectual Property, plans, inventions, discoveries, formulae, processes, designs, specifications, software, object code, drawings, prototypes, products, samples, improvements, developments, medical methodologies, applications, engineering and manufacturing and marketing data, customer names, trademarks, trade names and trade secrets, whether or not the same are or may be patents, registered or otherwise publicly protected, as well as any commercial, financial or technical information. Confidential Information does not however include information or material which:
is now or becomes generally available to the public other than through a breach of these Terms; or
was known to the Recipient on a non-confidential basis prior to the disclosure pursuant to these Terms; or
becomes available to the Recipient on a non-confidential basis from a Person other than the other party to these Terms; or
the Recipient is required by law to disclose; or
the Discloser agrees in writing that it can be disclosed to a third party without restriction.
Customer means the Person named in the invoice which references these Terms that purchases or otherwise obtains goods, Deliverables or Services from EV Up and shall further include any partner, servant, agent, contractor or employee of Customer and in the case of two or more Persons shall refer to each of them jointly and severally.
Deliverable: means the task completed or item, product, Service or deliverable provided to Customer by ECC.
Developed Intellectual Property means any Intellectual Property created during Delivery of Services, or which has been or will be created in connection with or as a result of the Services.
Discloser means a party whose business or affairs are the subject matter of the Confidential Information.
EVUp Intellectual Property means Intellectual Property that is owned by, or licensed to, ECC prior to the commencement of these Terms, or developed by ECC independently of these Terms.
Intellectual Property means any intellectual and industrial property rights, including trade marks, copyright (including future copyright), inventions, patents, designs, circuits and other eligible layouts, database rights, and other intellectual property rights as defined in Article 2 of the Convention establishing the World Intellectual Property Organisation dated 14 July 1967
Person includes any natural person, corporation or body of persons whether or corporate or not.
Personal Information means information or an opinion, whether true or not, about an identified or reasonably identifiable individual, contact details of any Person, and the tax file number (as defined in Part VA of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1936 (Cth)) of any Person, in each case, which is collected, accessed or generated by ECC any of its subcontractors, or any of their respective officers, employees or agents as a consequence of or in the performance of the Services and Deliverables.
Recipient means the party which receives, possesses or is given access to Confidential Information from the Discloser.
Services means the services performed or goods or products provided by ECC to a Customer.
Source Code means the complete high level language computer programs which, when compiled, generate the object and executable program that constitutes the useable software product. Source Code materials include the make files and other necessary instructions to the compiler and linker, as reasonably required for a programmer to understand how the software operates.
Unless otherwise agreed, the terms of payment are “Net 30 days”.
Should Customer not pay by the invoice due date, at ECC discretion ECC shall be immediately entitled to:-
Suspend all further Delivery of Services until all outstanding monies have been paid; and/or
charge Customer interest on overdue amounts at the Reserve Bank of Australia’s large business variable indicator rate (Reserve Bank Rate). The effective Reserve Bank Rate will be changed twice yearly as follows:
Reserve Bank Rate effective 1 April to 30 September: Reserve Bank Rate published for previous February;
Reserve Bank Rate effective 1 October to 31 March: Reserve Bank Rate published for previous August.
Where interest is charged, it will be calculated monthly on amounts outstanding from the date on which they were due and payable, until ECC receives full payment of the outstanding amounts.
ECC shall also be entitled to recover from Customer all damages, expenses, legal fees (including but not limited to all fees payable by ECC to a Solicitor) and costs of collection incurred (which means and includes all fees, costs and commissions, whether actually payable or contingently liable to be paid to a mercantile agent on the recovery of a debt) by ECC in exercising or attempting to exercise ECC s rights in relation to these Terms or howsoever otherwise incurred, in addition to all other remedies ECC may have at law.
To the maximum extent permitted by law, all terms, conditions or warranties that would have been implied into this agreement or in connection with the supply of any goods and/or services by ECC under law, statute or custom are excluded.
Nothing in this agreement shall be read or applied so as to purport to exclude, restrict or modify or have the effect of excluding, restricting or modifying the application in relation to the supply of any goods and/or services pursuant to this agreement of all or any of the provisions the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 or any relevant State or Federal Legislation which by law cannot be excluded, restricted or modiﬁed.
Limitation of liability
Except for any liability which ECC may have under law ECC liability to Customer is limited to (at ECC election):
repair or replacement of goods supplied;
a partial or full (as relevant to circumstances) refund of the amount paid for the Services.
Customer acknowledges this express limitation of liability and agrees to limit any claim accordingly.
For the avoidance of doubt, Customer acknowledges that ECC shall not be held liable for any:-
consequential losses of Customer that arise from Customer’s receipt of the Services.
Confidentiality, Privacy and Intellectual Property
All Confidential Information disclosed by either party must be held in confidence by the Recipient who will not directly or indirectly disclose nor permit the disclosure of any such Confidential Information whether verbally or in writing to any Person other than in accordance with these Terms, and all such Confidential Information will at all times remain the exclusive property of the Discloser. The Recipient agrees to return all Confidential Information to the Discloser immediately upon request.
ECC and Customer shall comply with: the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) as amended from time to time (Privacy Act); the Australian Privacy Principles (as current) in the Privacy Act; the Do Not Call Register Act 2006 (Cth); the Spam Act 2003 (Cth); and any other requirement (to the extent applicable to either party) under law or industry code relating to privacy, data protection, surveillance, security, direct marketing or the handling of Personal Information.
To the extent required to enable Delivery of Services, Customer grants ECC a non-exclusive, licence to use Customer Intellectual Property.
The unencumbered ownership of all Developed Intellectual Property vests in ECC and Customer assigns the unencumbered legal and beneficial ownership of all Developed Intellectual Property to ECC.
No Source Code for any software, technology or application used to Deliver the Services will be provided to Customer.
Customer acknowledges and accepts that the confidentiality, privacy and Intellectual Property obligations of these Terms remain ongoing and perpetual for both ECC and Customer.