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End-user Licence Agreement


Jiwa® Annual End User Licence and Services Agreement

Warning: Use of Jiwa® is conditional upon you agreeing to the terms of this End User Licence and Services Agreement. Choosing “I accept the terms and conditions of this End User Licence and Services Agreement” when installing Jiwa® shall be deemed to be your acceptance of the terms of this End User Licence and Services Agreement. If you do not agree, (a) choose "do not accept" and do not proceed to install or use Jiwa® and (b) contact Jiwa® Financials ABN 32 193 743 539 (“Jiwa® Financials”) to arrange for a return of Jiwa® and any applicable refund. Should you proceed, this End User Licence and Services Agreement replaces any pre-existing licence that you may to have to use Jiwa® and any such pre-existing licence is hereby terminated.

  1. Licence

    1. Subject to the terms of this End User Licence and Services Agreement you are granted a non-exclusive revocable right to use Jiwa® on a single server together with the number of concurrent clients for which you have purchased a licence for the period for which you pay Licence and Support Fees.

    2. A concurrent client consists of a single client installation of Jiwa® which uses a connection on the Jiwa® server. A connection may only be used by a single client installation. This licence does not extend to sharing or aggregating connections for more than one connection per client.

    3. The licence period is initially 7 days but Jiwa® Financials may, upon payment of the applicable Licence and Support Fees extend the licence and support period and provide you with further access codes from time to time to permit you to use Jiwa®If you do not pay the Support Fee then your licence to use the Jiwa® software SHALL TERMINATE AND Jiwa®  SHALL REVERT TO A ONE USER SYSTEM.

    4. Jiwa® Financials retains the intellectual property rights in Jiwa® software, services and the Jiwa® trade mark.

  2. Your obligations

    1. You shall not:

      1. copy, reproduce, translate, adapt, vary, modify, decompile, disassemble, reverse engineer, create derivative works of, modify, sub-license, rent, lease, loan or distribute Jiwa® other than as expressly authorised by this licence;

      2. use Jiwa® for or in connection with a service bureau operation or by way of aggregating connections;

      3. provide or otherwise make available Jiwa® in any form to any person;

      4. interfere with the network or disrupt any other user, service or equipment;

      5. use Jiwa® for any illegal, unauthorised or dangerous purpose;

      6. transfer, assign, sell to or share with any other person any right under this End User Licence and Services Agreement without the prior written consent of Jiwa® Financials; or

      7. permit any act which infringes the intellectual property rights which subsist in Jiwa® software and services and belong to Jiwa® Financials.

    2. You shall:

      1. supervise and control the use of Jiwa® in accordance with the terms of this licence;

      2. ensure that your officers, employees, sub-contractors and other agents who have authorised access to Jiwa® are made aware of the terms of this licence;

      3. advise Jiwa® Financials in writing within 7 days of you becoming aware of any person using Jiwa® who is not licensed by Jiwa® Financials to do so;

      4. backup all your data regularly;

      5. keep your password and user account details confidential and not disclose same to any other party. Should any such disclosure occur you shall report same to Jiwa® Financials in writing as soon as possible. You shall be responsible for all use of Jiwa® whether authorised by you or not; and

      6. indemnify, keep indemnified and hold harmless Jiwa® Financials against all liabilities, taxes, costs (on an indemnity basis) and expenses, which Jiwa® Financials may incur to a third party as a result of:

        1. your breach of any of the provisions of this End User Licence and Services Agreement; or

        2. your use of Jiwa®, its documentation and any information produced.

  3. Support

    1. Jiwa® Financials may from time to time make available support services and other assistance in relation to Jiwa®. Should you wish to use such services then you agree to pay the then published rate of Jiwa® Financials in relation to such services which are supplied pursuant to the terms and conditions set out in this End User Licence and Services Agreement. Any period of support notified in the published rates shall be automatically renewed unless either party advises the other party in writing or by email that it does not intend to continue with such support prior to the expiration of the term. Jiwa® Financials reserves the right to suspend the provision of services unless its accounts are promptly paid.

  4. Disclaimer and acknowledgments

    1. You acknowledge that:

      1. accounting is a complex area and Jiwa® is not designed as a substitute in any way for professional and accounting and legal advice and you agree to obtain same before relying on any figures produced or not produced by Jiwa®;

      2. supplied with Jiwa® are certain operating instructions and a failure to follow these instructions carefully could result in erroneous data being produced by Jiwa®; Also included in those instructions are details of those areas which are not covered by Jiwa® for which you should obtain professional advice;

      3. whilst Jiwa® may be used by persons without a detailed knowledge of computers, Jiwa® is designed to be used by persons who are familiar with accounting; You should check all final results provided by Jiwa® for any anomalies; Jiwa® does not check for all anomalies and data incorrectly entered may be processed without question; and

      4. Jiwa® is licensed to you on the strict understanding that, subject to the warranties below, Jiwa® Financials is not responsible for the results of any actions taken, either by you or a third party relying on figures supplied or not supplied by Jiwa®.

  5. Limited Warranty

    1. Jiwa® Financials shall supply Jiwa® software and services with all due care and skill. Jiwa® Financials shall re-supply any Jiwa® software and services which are not supplied with due care and skill provided that you notify Jiwa® Financials of same within a reasonable time from the supply of the Jiwa® software and services. This remedy shall be your sole and exclusive remedy for breach of this End User Licence and Services Agreement or any other cause of action against Jiwa® FinancialsJiwa® Financials cannot and does not warrant that Jiwa® shall be available 24 hours a day or that any fault shall be corrected within a specific time frame.

  6. Exclusions & Limitation of Liability

    1. Jiwa® is provided “AS IS” and all warranties whether express, implied, statutory or otherwise, relating in any way to the subject matter of this End User Licence and Services Agreement or to this End User Licence and Services Agreement generally, including without limitation, warranties as to: quality; fitness; merchantability; correctness; accuracy; reliability; correspondence with any description or sample, meeting your or any other requirements; uninterrupted use; compliance with any relevant legislation and being secure or error or virus free are excluded.

    2. Jiwa® Financials is not responsible for, without limitation: any interruption to Jiwa® due to equipment failure, the need for routine maintenance, peak demand and so on; and the supply or maintenance of your equipment, software or telephone lines.  Jiwa® Financials does not endorse or approve of any materials on the Internet and shall not be liable in any way for such materials.

    3. Where any legislation implies in this End User Licence and Services Agreement any term, and that legislation avoids or prohibits provisions in a contract excluding or modifying such a term, such term shall be deemed to be included in this End User Licence and Services Agreement. However, the liability of Jiwa® Financials for any breach of such term shall if permitted by that legislation be limited, at Jiwa® Financials’ option, to any one or more of the following: if the breach related to goods: the replacement of the goods or the supply of equivalent goods; the repair of such goods; the payment of the cost of replacing the goods or of acquiring equivalent goods; or the payment of the cost of having the goods repaired; and if the breach relates to services: the supplying of the services again; or the payment of the cost of having the services supplied again. 

    4. Except for personal injury (including sickness and death) and the Limited Warranty and to the extent permitted by law, Jiwa® Financials shall not be under any liability (contractual, tortious or otherwise) to you in respect of any loss or damage (including, without limitation, consequential loss or damage) howsoever caused, which may be suffered or incurred or which may arise directly or indirectly in respect to the supply of software, goods or services pursuant to this End User Licence and Services Agreement or the act, failure or omission of Jiwa® Financials.

  7. Termination

    1. This End User Licence and Services Agreement may be terminated without notice in the following circumstances: if you breach any term of this End User Licence and Services Agreement; if you become the subject of insolvency proceedings; or if you, being a firm or partnership, are dissolved. You may terminate this End User Licence and Services Agreement by sending an e-mail to [email protected] at any time, however, the licence fee for that period is non-refundable. Termination pursuant to this clause shall not affect any rights or remedies, which Jiwa® Financials may have otherwise under this licence or at law.

  8. Fees

    1. To the extent permitted by law and unless stated to the contrary, any fees payable pursuant to this End User Licence and Services Agreement do not include any taxes, charges, levies or duty which may be payable on the supply of such goods and services including without limitation any GST, stamp duty or otherwise. To the extent permitted by law, you are responsible for such taxes, charges, levies and duties and shall pay same to Jiwa® Financials upon request.

  9. Waiver

    1. No right of Jiwa® Financials under this End User Licence and Services Agreement shall be deemed to be waived except by notice in writing signed by Jiwa® Financials. Such a waiver by Jiwa® Financials shall not prejudice its rights in respect of any subsequent breach of this End User Licence and Services Agreement by you.

    2. Any failure by Jiwa® Financials to enforce any provision of this End User Licence and Services Agreement, or any forbearance, delay or indulgence granted by Jiwa® Financials shall not be construed as a waiver of Jiwa® Financials’ rights.

  10. Severability

    1. If any provision of this End User Licence and Services Agreement is held invalid, unenforceable or illegal for any reason, this agreement shall remain otherwise in full force apart from such provision or part provision, which shall be deemed deleted.

  11. Entire Agreement

    1. Unless stated expressly to the contrary in this End User Licence and Services Agreement:

      1. this End User Licence and Services Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between you and Jiwa® Financials for the subject matter referred to in this End User Licence and Services Agreement. Any prior arrangements, agreements, licences, representations or undertakings are superseded;

      2. no modification or alteration of any provision of this End User Licence and Services Agreement shall be valid except in writing signed by each party save that Jiwa® Financials may from time to time amend this agreement in which case you may by notice in writing to Jiwa® Financials terminate this agreement.

  12. Governing Law

    1. This End User Licence and Services Agreement shall be governed by and construed according to the law of New South Wales, Australia.

    2. You irrevocably submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of New South Wales and the Commonwealth of Australia and any courts hearing appeals from such courts. Any proceedings in a Commonwealth court shall be commenced in New South Wales.

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