Website Terms and Conditions of Use
1. About the Website
1.1. Welcome to www.sitebunny.com (the 'Website'). The Website provides cloud website building and website hosting services (the 'Services' or 'Work').
1.2. The Website is operated by SITEBUNNY. SITEBUNNY is a trademark of PIXELIS PTY LTD (ABN 78 166 262 773). Access to and use of the Website, or any of its associated Products or Services, is provided by SITEBUNNY. Please read these terms and conditions (the 'Terms') carefully. By using, browsing and/or reading the Website, this signifies that you have read, understood and agree to be bound by the Terms. If you do not agree with the Terms, you must cease usage of the Website, or any of Services, immediately.
1.3. SITEBUNNY reserves the right to review and change any of the Terms by updating this page at its sole discretion. When SITEBUNNY updates the Terms, it will use reasonable endeavours to provide you with notice of updates to the Terms. Any changes to the Terms take immediate effect from the date of their publication. Before you continue, we recommend you keep a copy of the Terms for your records.
2. Acceptance of the Terms
You accept the Terms by remaining on the Website. You may also accept the Terms by clicking to accept or agree to the Terms where this option is made available to you by SITEBUNNY in the user interface.
3. Subscription to use the Services
3.1. In order to access the Services, you must first have a registered account (the 'Account').
3.2. In order to access the Services beyond any trial period, you must first purchase a subscription through the Website (the 'Subscription') and pay the applicable fee for the selected Subscription (the 'Subscription Fee').
3.3. In purchasing the Subscription, you acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to ensure that the Subscription you elect to purchase is suitable for your use.
3.4. In purchasing the Subscription, you acknowledge and agree that you will be automatically billed at the commencement of each billing period.
3.5. As part of the registration process, or as part of your continued use of the Services, you may be required to provide personal information about yourself (such as identification or contact details), including:
(a) your first name
(b) your last name
(c) your company name
(d) your email address
(e) a password
(f) your phone number
(g) your billing address
(h) your credit card details
3.6. You warrant that any information you give to SITEBUNNY in the course of completing the registration process will always be accurate, correct and up to date.
3.7. You warrant that any requested Work will be billed to you and if you have a Credit Card on file, funds will automatically be deducted from your Credit Card.
3.8. Once you have completed the registration process, you will be a registered member of the Website ('Member') and agree to be bound by the Terms. As a Member you will be granted immediate access to the Services from the time you have completed the registration process until the subscription period expires (the 'Subscription Period').
3.9. You may not use the Services and may not accept the Terms if:
(a) you are not of legal age to form a binding contract with SITEBUNNY; or
(b) you are a person barred from receiving the Services under the laws of Australia or other countries including the country in which you are resident or from which you use the Services.
4. Your obligations as a Member
4.1. As a Member, you agree to comply with the following:
(a) you will use the Services only for purposes that are permitted by:
(i) the Terms; and
(ii) any applicable law, regulation or generally accepted practices or guidelines in the relevant jurisdictions;
(b) you have the sole responsibility for protecting the confidentiality of your password and/or email address;
(c) access and use of the Website is limited, non-transferable and allows for the sole use of the Website by you for the purposes of SITEBUNNY providing the Services;
(d) you will not use the Services or Website for any illegal and/or unauthorised use which includes collecting email addresses of Members by electronic or other means for the purpose of sending unsolicited email or unauthorised framing of or linking to the Website;
(e) you will not use the Services to publish any content that you do not have permission to use;
(f) you do not have permission to publish images supplied by SITEBUNNY. Hence you will not use the Services to publish images including, but not limited to the demonstration images supplied within SITEBUNNY section templates. SITEBUNNY demonstration images are images that come with a section template that were provided by SITEBUNNY;
(g) you will not use the Services or Website to upload, create or promote illegal content including but not limited to pornography, racism or illegal drugs; and
(h) you acknowledge and agree that any automated use of the Website or its Services is prohibited.
5.1. Where the option is given to you, you may make payment of the Subscription Fee by way of:
(a) Credit Card Payment ('Credit Card')
5.2. All payments made in the course of your use of the Services are made using Chargebee Inc ('Chargebee') and Stripe ('Stripe'). In using the Website, the Services or when making any payment in relation to your use of the Services, you warrant that you have read, understood and agree to be bound by the Chargebee terms and conditions and Stripe terms and conditions which are available on their respective website.
5.3. Any credit or discounts are in no way transferable to a cash refund.
5.4. You acknowledge and agree that where a request for the payment of the Subscription Fee is returned or denied, for whatever reason, by your financial institution or is unpaid by you for any other reason, then you are liable for any costs, including banking fees and charges, associated with the Subscription Fee.
5.5. You agree and acknowledge that SITEBUNNY can vary the Subscription Fee at any time and that the varied Subscription Fee will come into effect following the conclusion of the existing Subscription Period.
5.6. You agree and acknowledge that SITEBUNNY can vary any custom fees and hourly fees at any time.
5.7. Overdue payments will result in termination of the Services.
6. Browser Support
Work will be compatible with Latest Internet Explorer, Latest Chrome, Latest Firefox for PC. This means that the work will be useable across these browsers. However, since every browser has a different way of rendering a website, SITEBUNNY cannot guarantee that the work will look or work identically across browsers.
7. Refund Policy
Refunds are given at the absolute discretion of SITEBUNNY, and must be negotiated before any work has been started, as not all work is eligible for a refund. In such a case as a refund guarantee has been negotiated and confirmed by SITEBUNNY, you will have 14 days after the first revision round to apply for a refund. Refunds are not given for accidental purchases or change of mind. Refunds must be for good reason and agreed upon by SITEBUNNY.
8. Copyright and Intellectual Property
8.1. The Website, the Services and all of the related products of SITEBUNNY are subject to copyright. The material on the Website is protected by copyright under the laws of Australia and through international treaties. Unless otherwise indicated, all rights (including copyright) in the Services and compilation of the Website and design of the Website (including but not limited to text, graphics, logos, button icons, video images, audio clips, Website, code, scripts, design elements and interactive features) are owned and reserved by SITEBUNNY.
8.2. All trademarks, service marks and trade names are owned, registered and/or licensed by SITEBUNNY, who grants to you a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, revocable license whilst you are a Member to:
(a) use the Website pursuant to the Terms;
(b) copy and store the Website and the material contained in the Website in your device's cache memory; and
(c) print pages from the Website for your own personal and non-commercial use.
8.3. SITEBUNNY does not claim ownership of the data, text, images, or any other data the Member uploads or stores with SITEBUNNY ('Content'). But for as long as you are using the Service or are a Member, you give SITEBUNNY your worldwide, royalty-free, non-exclusive permission to host and use the Content in order to provide you with the Services and you agree and acknowledge that you have all the rights necessary to grant such permission.
SITEBUNNY does not grant you any other rights whatsoever in relation to the Website or the Services. All other rights are expressly reserved by SITEBUNNY.
8.4. SITEBUNNY retains all rights, title and interest in and to the Website and all related Services. Nothing you do on or in relation to the Website will transfer any:
(a) business name, trading name, domain name, trade mark, industrial design, patent, registered design or copyright, or
(b) a right to use or exploit a business name, trading name, domain name, trade mark or industrial design, or
(c) a thing, system or process that is the subject of a patent, registered design or copyright (or an adaptation or modification of such a thing, system or process), to you.
10. General Disclaimer
10.1. Nothing in the Terms limits or excludes any guarantees, warranties, representations or conditions implied or imposed by law, including the Australian Consumer Law (or any liability under them) which by law may not be limited or excluded.
10.2. Subject to this clause, and to the extent permitted by law:
(a) all terms, guarantees, warranties, representations or conditions which are not expressly stated in the Terms are excluded; and
(b) SITEBUNNY will not be liable for any special, indirect or consequential loss or damage, loss of profit or opportunity, or damage to goodwill arising out of or in connection with the Services or these Terms (including as a result of not being able to use the Services or the late supply of the Services), whether at common law, under contract, tort (including negligence), in equity, pursuant to statute or otherwise.
10.3. Use of the Website and the Services is at your own risk. Everything on the Website and the Services is provided to you "as is" and "as available" without warranty or condition of any kind. None of the affiliates, directors, officers, employees, agents, contributors and licensors of SITEBUNNY make any express or implied representation or warranty about the Services or any products or Services (including the products or Services of SITEBUNNY) referred to on the Website. This includes (but is not restricted to) loss or damage you might suffer as a result of any of the following:
(a) failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, failure to correct defects, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus or other harmful component, loss of data, communication line failure, unlawful third party conduct, or theft, destruction, alteration or unauthorised access to records;
(b) the accuracy, suitability or currency of any information on the Website, the Services, or any of its Services related products (including third party material and advertisements on the Website);
(c) costs incurred as a result of you using the Website, the Services or any of the products of SITEBUNNY;
(d) changes, modifications and updates made to the Services; and
(e) the Services or operation in respect to links which are provided for your convenience.
11. Limitation of liability
11.1. SITEBUNNY's total liability arising out of or in connection with the Services or these Terms, however arising, including under contract, tort (including negligence), in equity, under statute or otherwise, will not exceed the resupply of the Services to you.
11.2. You expressly understand and agree that SITEBUNNY, its affiliates, employees, agents, contributors and licensors shall not be liable to you for any direct, indirect, incidental, special consequential or exemplary damages which may be incurred by you, however caused and under any theory of liability. This shall include, but is not limited to, any loss of profit (whether incurred directly or indirectly), any loss of goodwill or business reputation and any other intangible loss.
12. Termination of Contract
12.1. The Terms will continue to apply until terminated by either you or by SITEBUNNY as set out below.
12.2. If you want to terminate the Terms, you may do so by:
(a) not renewing the Subscription prior to the end of the Subscription Period; and
(b) closing your accounts for all of the services which you use, where SITEBUNNY has made this option available to you.
12.3. SITEBUNNY may at any time, terminate the Terms with you if:
(a) you do not renew the Subscription at the end of the Subscription Period;
(b) you have breached any provision of the Terms or intend to breach any provision;
(c) SITEBUNNY is required to do so by law;
(d) the provision of the Services to you by SITEBUNNY is, in the opinion of SITEBUNNY, no longer commercially viable.
12.4. Subject to local applicable laws, SITEBUNNY reserves the right to discontinue or cancel your membership at any time and may suspend or deny, in its sole discretion, your access to all or any portion of the Website or the Services without notice if you breach any provision of the Terms or any applicable law or if your conduct impacts SITEBUNNY's name or reputation or violates the rights of those of another party.
13.1. You agree to indemnify SITEBUNNY, its affiliates, employees, agents, contributors, third party content providers and licensors from and against:
(a) all actions, suits, claims, demands, liabilities, costs, expenses, loss and damage (including legal fees on a full indemnity basis) incurred, suffered or arising out of or in connection with Your Content;
(b) any direct or indirect consequences of you accessing, using or transacting on the Website or attempts to do so; and/or
(c) any breach of the Terms.
14. Dispute Resolution
If a dispute arises out of or relates to the Terms, either party may not commence any Tribunal or Court proceedings in relation to the dispute, unless the following clauses have been complied with (except where urgent interlocutory relief is sort).
A party to the Terms claiming a dispute ('Dispute') has arisen under the Terms, must give written notice to the other party detailing the nature of the dispute, the desired outcome and the action required to settle the Dispute.
On receipt of that notice ('Notice') by that other party, the parties to the Terms ('Parties') must:
(a) Within 14 days of the Notice endeavour in good faith to resolve the Dispute expeditiously by negotiation or such other means upon which they may mutually agree;
(b) If for any reason whatsoever, 14 days after the date of the Notice, the Dispute has not been resolved, the Parties shall mutually agree upon a mediator but failing agreement, that a mediator be appointed by the Conflict Resolution Service;
(c) The Parties are equally liable for the fees and reasonable expenses of a mediator and the cost of the venue of the mediation and without limiting the foregoing undertake to pay any amounts requested by the mediator as a pre-condition to the mediation commencing. The Parties must each pay their own costs associated with the mediation;
(d) The mediation will be held in Australian Capital Territory, Australia.
All communications concerning negotiations made by the Parties arising out of and in connection with this dispute resolution clause are confidential and to the extent possible, must be treated as "without prejudice" negotiations for the purpose of applicable laws of evidence.
14.5. Termination of Mediation:
If 3 months have elapsed after the start of a mediation of the Dispute and the Dispute has not been resolved, either Party may ask the mediator to terminate the mediation and the mediator must do so.
15. Venue and Jurisdiction
The Services offered by SITEBUNNY is intended to be viewed by residents of Australia. In the event of any dispute arising out of or in relation to the Website, you agree that the exclusive venue for resolving any dispute shall be in the courts of Australian Capital Territory, Australia.
16. Governing Law
The Terms are governed by the laws of Australian Capital Territory, Australia. Any dispute, controversy, proceeding or claim of whatever nature arising out of or in any way relating to the Terms and the rights created hereby shall be governed, interpreted and construed by, under and pursuant to the laws of Australian Capital Territory, Australia, without reference to conflict of law principles, notwithstanding mandatory rules. The validity of this governing law clause is not contested. The Terms shall be binding to the benefit of the parties hereto and their successors and assigns.
17. Independent Legal Advice
Both parties confirm and declare that the provisions of the Terms are fair and reasonable and both parties having taken the opportunity to obtain independent legal advice and declare the Terms are not against public policy on the grounds of inequality or bargaining power or general grounds of restraint of trade.
If any part of these Terms is found to be void or unenforceable by a Court of competent jurisdiction, that part shall be severed and the rest of the Terms shall remain in force.