These terms and conditions (‘Terms’) along with our privacy statement form a contract between you and LEAP Software Developments (together with its affiliates, subsidiaries, officers, directors, employees, agents, partners and licensors, ‘LEAP’, ‘we’, or ‘us’) that governs your access and use of the LawConnect services and associated software (the ‘Service’).
By registering or using any of the Services you agree to be bound by these Terms, and to review our Privacy statement. If you're using our Services for an organisation, you're agreeing to these Terms on behalf of that organisation.You may use the Services only in compliance with these Terms and only if you have the power to form a contract with LEAP and are not barred under any applicable laws from doing so.
We reserve the right to revise these Terms from time to time. We will date and post the most current version of these Terms on www.lawconnect.com. Any changes will be effective upon posting the revised version of these Terms (or such later effective date as may be indicated at the top of the revised Terms). In the event, we deem a revision to these Terms to be material, we will notify you via by email to the email address associated with your account, or displaying a prominent notice within the Services. By continuing to use or access the Services after any revisions come into effect, you agree to be bound by the revised terms. If you don't agree to any of the changes, we are not obligated to keep providing the Service, and you must cancel and stop using the Service.
Please take appropriate measures to safeguard your LawConnect account and ensure unauthorized third parties don't have access to your account or password.
You agree that you are solely responsible for any activity on your account. LEAP is not liable for any acts or omissions by you in connection with your account.
Except for material that we license to you, we don't claim ownership of any Content that is transmitted, stored, or processed using our Service. We also don't control, verify, or endorse the Content that you and others make available on the Service.
You hereby grant LEAP and its contractors the right to transmit, use and disclose Content posted on the Service solely to the extent necessary to provide the Service.
You represent and warrant that:
You acknowledge that you are solely responsible for:
Some of our Services requires or includes downloadable software (‘Software’) which may update automatically once a new version or feature is available. Conditional on your compliance with these Terms, we give you a limited, nonexclusive, nontransferable, revocable license to use the Software as part of the Service.
This license is for the sole purpose of enabling you to use and enjoy the benefit of the Services as provided by LEAP, in the manner permitted by these terms. You may not copy, modify, distribute, sell, or lease any part of our Services or included software, nor may you reverse engineer or attempt to extract the source code of that software, unless laws prohibit those restrictions or you have our written permission.
The Services are protected by copyright, trademark, and other Australian and foreign laws. These Terms don't grant you any right, title or interest in the Services, others' content in the Services, LEAP trademarks, logos and other brand features. We welcome feedback, but note that we may use comments or suggestions without any obligation to you.
We sometimes release products and features that we are still testing and evaluating. Those Services have been marked, preview, early access, or evaluation (or with words or phrases with similar meanings) and may not be as reliable as LEAP’s other services, so please keep that in mind.
You may stop using the Services at any time. We reserve the right to suspend or terminate your access to the Services with notice to you if:
We'll provide you with reasonable advance notice via the Service and/or by email to the email address associated with your account to remedy the activity that prompted us to contact you and give you the opportunity to export Your Content from our Services. If after such notice you fail to take the steps we ask of you, we'll terminate or suspend your access to the Services.
We will not provide notice before termination where:
In order to make the use of Services the best experience it can be, and protect all our users, You agree that You will not do any of the following when using the Service.
LEAP may immediately terminate your access to the Service should it discover that You or someone using Your account has engaged in any of the prohibited activity listed above.
SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN WARRANTIES.IN SUCH AN EVENT SUCH EXCLUSION WILL NOT APPLY SOLELY TO THE EXTENT PROHIBITED BY APPLICABLE LAW.
LEAP SHALL USE REASONABLE SKILL AND DUE CARE IN PROVIDING THE SERVICE. THE FOLLOWING DISCLAIMERS ARE SUBJECT TO THIS EXPRESS WARRANTY.
LEAP DOES NOT GUARANTEE, REPRESENT, OR WARRANT THAT YOUR USE OF THE SERVICE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE.
YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT THE SERVICE IS PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. LEAP EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. IN PARTICULAR, LEAP MAKES NO WARRANTY THAT:
LEAP DOES NOT REPRESENT OR GUARANTEE THAT THE SERVICE WILL BE FREE FROM LOSS, CORRUPTION, ATTACK, VIRUSES, INTERFERENCE, HACKING, OR OTHER SECURITY INTRUSION, AND LEAP DISCLAIMS ANY LIABILITY RELATING THERETO.
ANY MATERIAL DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF THE SERVICE IS ACCESSED AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK, AND YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGES, OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD OF ANY SUCH MATERIAL. YOU FURTHER ACKNOWLEDGE THAT THE SERVICE IS NOT INTENDED OR SUITABLE FOR USE IN SITUATIONS OR ENVIRONMENTS WHERE THE FAILURE OR TIME DELAYS OF, OR ERRORS OR INACCURACIES IN, THE CONTENT, DATA OR INFORMATION PROVIDED BY THE SERVICE COULD LEAD TO DEATH, PERSONAL INJURY, OR SEVERE PHYSICAL OR ENVIRONMENTAL DAMAGE.
SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY BY SERVICE PROVIDERS. IN SUCH AN EVENT SUCH EXCLUSIONS OR LIMITATIONS WILL NOT APPLY SOLELY TO THE EXTENT PROHIBITED BY APPLICABLE LAW.
LEAP SHALL USE REASONABLE SKILL AND DUE CARE IN PROVIDING THE SERVICE. THE FOLLOWING LIMITATIONS DO NOT APPLY IN RESPECT OF LOSS RESULTING FROM:
YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT LEAP SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, GOODWILL, USE, DATA, COST OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES, OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES (EVEN IF LEAP HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES), RESULTING FROM:
You agree to defend, indemnify and hold LEAP harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, made by a third party, relating to or arising from:
This obligation shall survive the termination or expiration of this contract and/or your use of the Service. You agree to comply with these Terms and to defend, indemnify and hold harmless LEAP from and against any and all claims and demands arising from usage of the Service using your account, whether or not such usage is expressly authorized by you.
Before filing a claim against LEAP, you agree to try to resolve the dispute by first emailing email@example.com with a description of your claim. We'll try to resolve the dispute informally by following up via email, phone or other methods. If LEAP cannot resolve the dispute within thirty (30) days of our receipt of your first email, you or LEAP may then refer this matter to arbitration.
You and LEAP agree to resolve any claims arising from or relating to the Service or in connection with these Terms, through final and binding arbitration in accordance with the ACICA Arbitration Rules. The seat of arbitration shall be Sydney, Australia. The language of the arbitration shall be English.
Arbitration Time for Filing
Any arbitration must be commenced by filing a demand for arbitration within one year after the date the party asserting the claim first knows or reasonably should know of the act, omission or default giving rise to the claim. If applicable law prohibits a one year limitation period for asserting claims, any claim must be asserted within the shortest time period permitted by applicable law.
These Terms will be governed by the laws of New South Wales, Australia except for its conflicts of laws principles, unless otherwise required by a mandatory law of any other jurisdiction.
These Terms constitute the entire agreement between you and LEAP with respect to the subject matter of these Terms, and supersede and replace any other prior or contemporaneous agreements, or terms and conditions applicable to the subject matter of these Terms. These Terms create no third party beneficiary rights.
LEAP's failure to enforce a provision is not a waiver of its right to do so later. If a provision is found unenforceable, the remaining provisions of the Terms will remain in full effect and an enforceable term will be substituted reflecting our intent as closely as possible. You may not assign any of your rights under these Terms, and any such attempt will be void. LEAP may assign its rights to any of its affiliates or subsidiaries, or to any successor in interest of any business associated with the Services.