Terms & Services

Thanks for using our services (“Services”). The Services are provided by iChildcare Management Pty Ltd ATF Early Learning Management Trust ABN 19 632 288 713 of Unit 2B 13 Upton Street Bundall Qld 4217. By using our Services, you agree to these terms. Please read them carefully. Additional terms will be available with the relevant Services, & those additional terms become part of your agreement with us if you use those Services.

By accessing, browsing &/or using this website, you agree to comply with & be bound by the following terms & conditions of use, which together with our privacy policy govern Early Learning Management’s relationship with you about this website.

The term Early Learning Management means Early Learning Management or Early Learning Management or ‘us’ or ‘we’ refers to the owner of the website whose registered office is Unit 2B 13 Upton Street Bundall Qld 4217.

The term ‘you’ or “your” refers to the user or viewer of our website & user of Early Learning Management’s Services.

By accessing or using the Website, & the content & services available via the Website, you signify that you have read, understand & agree to be bound by these Terms in all respects concerning the Website. If you are not willing to be bound by each & every term or condition, or if any representation made herein by you is not true, you may not use & must cease using the Website.

Changes to & Availability of the Website

The Website is made available on an “as is” basis with no representation or warranty concerning their functionality or availability & with no guarantee that they are complete, accurate, or timely nor any guarantee regarding any results you or others may obtain from their use. Access to all or parts of any of the Website may be suspended at any time without notice.

Use of this Website is Subject to the Following Terms & Conditions:

This website contains material which is owned by or licensed to us. That material includes, but is not limited to, the design, layout, look, appearance & graphics of the website. Reproduction is prohibited other than in accordance with the copyright notice, which forms part of these terms & conditions. No image on this website is to be copied or reproduced under any circumstance.

The content of the pages of this website is for your general information & use only. It is subject to change without notice.

Neither we nor any third parties provide any warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy, timeliness, performance, completeness or suitability of the information & materials found or offered on this website for any particular purpose. You acknowledge that such information & materials may contain inaccuracies or errors & we expressly exclude liability for any such mistakes or errors to the fullest extent permitted by law.

This website may include links to other websites, which are provided for your convenience to provide further information. They do not signify that we endorse the website/s.

Your use of any information or materials on this website is entirely at your own risk, for which we shall not be liable. It shall be your responsibility to ensure that any products, services or information available through this website meet your specific requirements. All trademarks reproduced in this website, which are not the property of, or licensed to Early Learning Management, are acknowledged on the website.

You Must Not Upload Anything to This Website That:

(a) is or could reasonably be considered to be unlawful, obscene, inappropriate, defamatory, disparaging, indecent, seditious, offensive, pornographic, threatening, abusive, liable to incite hatred, discriminatory, blasphemous, in breach of confidence or breach of privacy;
(b) is untrue or inaccurate;
(c) is in any way misleading or deceptive;
(d) contains viruses, corrupted files, or any similar software programs that may damage the operation of another user’s computer; or
(e) would otherwise bring the website into disrepute;
(f) advertise or offer to sell or buy goods or services for any purpose, unless expressly authorised by us;
(g) conduct or forward surveys, contests, pyramid schemes or chain letters; or
(h) harvest or otherwise collect information about others, including email addresses, without their consent.

Early Learning Management may at its sole discretion: refuse to include any user content at any time; & remove any user content as it sees fit.

Responsibilities

In accepting the terms of the engagement, clients agree to provide us with complete, clear, accurate, meaningful & timely instructions. Clients also agree to give all information & documents requested by us, or necessary for us to undertake & complete the work, on a timely basis. Clients acknowledge & agree that they will be responsible for the completeness, accuracy & clarity of the information supplied to us.

Trade & Service Marks

You may not use the “Early Learning Management” trade names, trademarks, service marks, logos or designs, or any other mark held by Early Learning Management, in connection with any product or service that is not part of Early Learning Management nor in any manner that is likely to confuse. Nothing contained on the Websites should be construed as granting any right to use any trade names, trademarks, service marks, logos or designs without the express prior written consent of the owner.

Use of this Website & Early Learning Management Services are Subject to Liability & Indemnity

You indemnify & hold us & our agents, affiliates, directors, officers, employees, consultants & contractors (‘Indemnified Persons’) harmless from & against any & all liability, costs, claims, losses, damages & expenses (including all reasonable legal fees), which may be suffered, incurred made or brought against any of the Indemnified Persons, directly or indirectly, in connection with:

(a) any breach of these terms of use by you;
(b) any act of fraud or willful misconduct by or on behalf of you;
(c) any publication of, or act or omission in relation to, content posted by you on our website;
(d) any announcement of, or act or omission in relation to, content posted by you on any website represented by a URL included or embedded in material posted on our website; &
(e) any other claims by users of the website in relation to content posted by you.

Early Learning Management will not be liable if such losses are due to the provision of false, misleading, incorrect or incomplete information or documentation by You, Early Learning Management ‘s reliance on instructions provided by You, or due to any acts or omissions of any person other than the Early Learning Management;

Early Learning Management will not be liable to You for accidental, incidental, indirect, special, punitive or consequential damages or loss of profits or savings, even if the Early Learning Management has been advised of, knew or should have known of the possibility of such damage or loss. You agree to indemnify Early Learning Management against any & all losses, claims, costs, expenses, actions, demands, damages, liabilities or any other proceedings, incurred or suffered by Early Learning Management, including in respect of any claim by a third party (whether in contract, tort, or otherwise), arising from any breach by You or by reason of any action Early Learning Management takes in good faith;

(a) against any & all losses, claims, costs, expenses, actions, demands, damages, liabilities or any other proceedings, incurred or suffered by Early Learning Management in respect of any claim by a third party (whether in contract, tort, or otherwise) from the Your use of the Early Learning Management ‘s Services;

(b) from any liabilities Early Learning Management may have to the You or any third party as a result of reliance by the Early Learning Management on any information provided by the You (or any of the Your representatives), which is false, misleading, incorrect or incomplete or as a result of the failure to provide information which was material information held in Your possession or control.

To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, the early learning management parties disclaim all liability & shall not be liable for any indirect, incidental, special, consequential or punitive damages, including without limitation damages for lost profits or revenues, goodwill, work stoppage, security breaches, viruses, computer failure or malfunction, use, data or other intangible losses or commercial damages, even if any of such parties are advised of the possibility of such losses, arising under or in connection with these terms, the site, the use of or inability to use the same, or any other subject matter hereof.

We will provide our Services with reasonable care & skill. Our liability to our clients is limited to losses, damages, costs & expenses directly caused by our negligence or wilful default. Our liability may also be limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards Legislation. Further information on schemes is available from the Professional Standards Councils’ website: https://www.psc.gov.au/. Our total liability to you arising under or in connection with the Contract, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, will be limited to the greater of the total Charges paid under the Contract or AUD$1,000.00

Force Majeure

Neither party will be responsible for a failure to fulfil its obligations under these Terms or for delay in doing so if such failure or delay is due to circumstances beyond its reasonable control, such as acts of nature, acts of government, war, riots, strikes & accidents in transportation, but excluding a lack of financing, cash or credit.

Entire Agreement

These Terms, as amended from time to time, including any & all documents, Web sites, rules, Terms & policies referenced herein, including but not limited to the Privacy Statement, constitutes the entire agreement between us & you concerning your use of the Websites.

Fees

Our fees charged for the engagement will be outlined in the engagement agreement. Fees will be charged at hourly rates for all consulting work according to the time spent by our employees & consultants working on the matter. Varying hourly rates are charged for each staff member differentiated by experience & qualifications. Tax invoices will be raised on a work completed basis. If agreed, interim fees may be raised while the work is in progress. Invoices submitted by Early Learning Management to the client are due upon receipt. Unless stated otherwise, our fees, expenses & charges exclude GST.

Ownership of Documents

All original documents that we obtain from our clients to perform the services under the engagement remain the property of the client. However, the client agrees that we may make a reasonable number of copies of the original documents for our records & to provide the services of the engagement. We retain all copyright in any document prepared by us during the course of carrying out the engagement for the client, except where the law explicitly states otherwise. To the extent permitted by law or professional standards, we reserve the right to exercise a lien over all documents & records in our possession relating to all engagements for the client until all outstanding fees & disbursements are paid to us in full. Your use of this website & Early Learning Management’s services & any dispute arising out of such use of the website or services is subject to the State & or Federal laws & regulations of the Commonwealth of Australia.

Scope & Output of the Engagement

At the commencement of a client engagement, a client will be provided with a letter or email communication or RightSignature outlining the terms of our engagement & the nature & limitations of the services that will be provided. The engagement communication will also constitute a cost agreement. The scope of the engagement will only include the services outlined in the engagement communication. If there is additional work required by the client, we will discuss the basis upon which that additional work can be included in the engagement. If we agree to carry out additional services, a client will be provided with new or amended engagement terms. Unless the services covered by the engagement specifically include audit or review services, no assurance will be provided.  Unless agreed with the client, the services will not include specific identification of fraud or other illegal acts. If we do identify any instances of fraud or illegal acts/omissions, we will notify the client as soon as practicable that we have identified such acts/omissions. The services are provided only for the benefit of the client identified in the engagement communication. We are not liable to any other person in respect of the services.

Acceptance of Terms

Clients acknowledge that by signing & returning a signed copy of the engagement letter, or by acknowledging via return email acceptance of the engagement terms, they agree to be bound by these terms of engagement.