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ESS BIZTOOLS PTY LTD CUSTOMER LICENSE TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Set out below are the terms and conditions of the Licence required by ESS BIZTOOLS Pty Ltd to which you ("the Customer"), must agree in order to use "ESS BIZTOOLS" or any part thereof, ("the ESS BIZTOOLS") comprising:

ESS BIZTOOLS - Tools

  • Sections, Papers and PowerPoint Slides
  • Client Tools and Forms
  • Video Tutorials
  • Webinars
  • Form, Letters, Checklists and Spreadsheets

ESS BIZTOOLS - Products

  • Business Advisory Services:
  • Training Package
  • Product Modules
  • Business Plus+ Client Newsletter
  • Client Mentoring and Coaching Modules
  • Leadership Modules
  • Client Seminars/Webinars
  • Workbooks
  • Individual Product Packages

And any other material which may be included from time to time which apply during the initial trial period and any ongoing use of "ESS BIZTOOLS" by payment of a subscription.

ESS BIZTOOLS Pty Ltd is authorised to grant non-exclusive licences of "ESS BIZTOOLS" and accordingly this agreement records that ESS BIZTOOLS Pty Ltd hereby grants, to the Customer, a non-exclusive non-transferable right of use "ESS BIZTOOLS", pursuant to the terms set out below:

  1. The Customer is licensed to use the subscription category of "ESS BIZTOOLS" that the Customer has paid for an accordance with Addendum "A", provided always that the Customer is authorised to make printed versions of the subscription category of "ESS BIZTOOLS" for the following purposes, namely:
    • to assist the Customer in providing professional advisory work to clients;
    • for the Customer to train business operators and their team members,
  2. provided always that the Customer shall not sell or make "ESS BIZTOOLS" otherwise available to accountants, solicitors, business coaches, business consultants, training or academic institutions and other professionals or businesses, who could commercially exploit "ESS BIZTOOLS" in any manner.
  3. All print versions of "ESS BIZTOOLS" must contain the "Important Message" and "Intellectual Property" notices contained at the end of each paper in "ESS BIZTOOLS".
  4. The Customer is invited to 'brand' the material and is authorised to:
    • Insert the Customer's name, logo and contact details in the header on each paper and/or word document.
    • Insert the Customer's name and logo in the footer space provided on each PowerPoint slide.
    • Insert the Customer's name, logo and contact details in the spaces provided within the "Business Plus+" client newsletter.
    • Insert the Customer's editorial comment in the spaces provided within the "Business Plus+" client newsletter.
    • Insert the Customer's name and logo in the header of workbooks.
    • Include the Customer's name (together with "ESS BIZTOOLS" Pty Ltd) in the "Important Message" notice on the end of all print versions of "ESS BIZTOOLS" material.
  5. Apart from those purposes referred to in Clause 1, 8 and 9, the Customer shall not, in any way, reproduce, edit, modify, adapt, translate or distribute by any means, including electronic, internet, Facebook, LinkedIn and digital format the contents of "ESS BIZTOOLS" provided that the Customer shall be authorised to include, at its discretion, its own material with "ESS BIZTOOLS" ' papers.
  6. The Customer acknowledges and agrees that ESS BIZTOOLS Pty Ltd retains all intellectual property rights, including copyright in and trademarks of "ESS BIZTOOLS", provided the Customer shall retain all intellectual property rights with respect to its own material included within "ESS BIZTOOLS".
  7. The Customer agrees to indemnify ESS BIZTOOLS Pty Ltd for any claims, damages, loss or costs (including legal fees) incurred as a result of a claim being made against ESS BIZTOOLS Pty Ltd with respect to, or in connection with, the inclusion or use of the Customer's material included with "ESS BIZTOOLS" Tools and Products.
  8. The Customer agrees to indemnity ESS BIZTOOLS Pty Ltd for any claims, damages, loss or costs (including legal fees) incurred as a result of a claim being made against ESS BIZTOOLS Pty Ltd with respect to, or in connection with, the inclusion of editorial comment prepared by the Customer or any employee, sub-contractor, agent or any other person engaged by the Customer or the Customer's nominee to prepare editorial comment in any issue of "Business Plus+" client newsletter.
  9. If the Customer is currently paying for a "Silver" or "Bronze" subscription, the customer is licensed to publish:
    1. the 'free content', nominated by ESS BIZTOOLS Pty Ltd as "Guest" content in Addendum B; and
    2. Business Plus+ newsletters
  10. to the open area of the Customer's website.
  11. If the Customer is currently paying for a "Gold" subscription, the Customer is licensed to publish the 'free content', nominated by ESS BIZTOOLS Pty Ltd as "Guest" content and Business Plus+ newsletters to the open area of the Customer's website.  The free content is summarised in Addendum B.  A "Gold" subscriber is also authorised to place ESS BIZTOOLS' papers, mentoring and coaching modules and client seminars to a secure area of the Customer's website, accessible only to the Customer's clients and invited prospects by use of a unique password.
  12. It is the "Gold" subscription Customer's responsibility to keep the content, uploaded to the Customer's website, updated with any changes advised by ESS BIZTOOLS Pty Ltd from time to time.
  13. If the Customer discontinues paying the "Gold" subscription, the licence to publish ESS BIZTOOLS' material is revoked and the former Customer must remove all ESS BIZTOOLS' material from the Customer's website within 7 days of the "Gold" subscription renewal date.
  14. The Customer agrees to indemnify ESS BIZTOOLS Pty Ltd for any claims, damages, loss or costs (including legal fees) incurred as a result of a claim being made against ESS BIZTOOLS Pty Ltd with respect to, or in connection with, the inclusion of any ESS BIZTOOLS' material used as content on the Customer's website.
  15. If the Customer is providing "print friendly versions" of the ESS BIZTOOLS' content via the Customer's website, the print version must retain the ESS BIZTOOLS Pty Ltd copyright notice in the footer.  The print version may be branded with the Customer's details, but it must retain the Important Message Notice and Intellectual Property Notice noting ESS BIZTOOLS Pty Ltd.  The Customer can include their name in the Important Message Notice together with ESS BIZTOOLS Pty Ltd.
  16. In the event that the Customer does not renew their subscription to "ESS BIZTOOLS", then the Customer undertakes:
    • to return to ESS BIZTOOLS Pty Ltd, or at its direction, the Customer's copy of "ESS BIZTOOLS";
    • that the Customer will not, directly or indirectly, retain any copies of "ESS BIZTOOLS", either in hard or digital format, for any purpose whatsoever; and
    • to remove any ESS BIZTOOLS' "free content", "papers", and "workbooks" from the Customer's website within 7 days of the renewal date.
  17. The Customer acknowledges and agrees that these terms and conditions bind the Customer, its employees and sub-contractors.
  18. Privacy of Purpose - The Customer agrees that it will not reveal the allotted Username or Password to any other persons, except an employee, partner or director for the sole purpose of the licensee's activities on "ESS BIZTOOLS".
  19. Governing Law and Jurisdiction - this agreement is governed by the laws of the State of Queensland.  The parties agree to the exclusive jurisdiction of its courts.  The parties will not object to the exercise or jurisdiction by those courts on any basis.
  20. Consent to Contact - As a condition of access to material on this site, you consent to be contacted from time to time by us by either email, postal mail, telephone and/or facsimile, to provide you with the information about other products and/or services offered by ESS BIZTOOLS or its associates/affiliates and upcoming events, that we think may be of interest to you.  If you do not wish to receive emails from us, please let us know by sending us an email or by click the "unsubscribe" at the bottom of any communication.

1st February 2018

IMPORTANT MESSAGE NOTICE

The forms and commentaries contained in this paper are provided as a guide only and should not form the sole basis for any advice in relation to the particular situation of any person without first obtaining proper professional advice.

This paper is provided on the understanding that ESS BIZTOOLS Pty Ltd (ACN: 078 451 439) will not be responsible as a result of any use made by users hereof of the forms or commentaries of any papers without first obtaining specific professional advice.  Neither shall ESS BIZTOOLS Pty Ltd be responsible for any errors or omissions contained in these papers.  ESS BIZTOOLS Pty Ltd expressly disclaims liability whether under contract or negligence and whether to the direct purchaser of "ESS BIZTOOLS" or to any other person who may borrow or use them in respect of any loss or damage flowing therefrom whether direct or consequential.

In particular and without limiting the extend of this disclaimer, ESS BIZTOOLS Pty Ltd accepts no liability if any form or commentary contained herein, whether used in its original form or altered in some way by the user, proves not to be valid or not to attain the end result desired by the user.  This exclusion shall extend both to the user and to any client of the user who may suffer loss as a result of the use of "ESS BIZTOOLS" and it shall apply even though ESS BIZTOOLS Pty Ltd may have been negligent in the publication or preparation of "ESS BIZTOOLS".

The user acknowledges that it has not made known to ESS BIZTOOLS Pty Ltd any particular purpose for which "ESS BIZTOOLS" is required and that it has not relied on ESS BIZTOOLS Pty Ltd's skill or judgement to provide a paper suitable for any such purpose.

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY NOTICE

The authority to use all copyright, trademarks and other intellectual property rights comprised in "ESS BIZTOOLS" is held exclusively by ESS BIZTOOLS Pty Ltd (ACN: 078 451 439). Neither these rights nor any part of any papers may be used, sold, transferred, licensed, copied or reproduced in whole or in part in any manner or form whatsoever without the prior written consent of ESS BIZTOOLS Pty Ltd (ACN: 078 451 439).

ADDENDUM A - ESS BIZTOOLS' SUBSCRIPTION CATEGORIES

Gold
Package
Silver
Package
Bronze
Package
Business Plus+
Only Package
Guest
Package
ESS BASIP
Business Development
Service Provider Package
Small Accountancy
Business Package
Client Newsletter
plus more Package
Monthly pre-prepared
Client
Newsletter
1 Month FREE Trial read more... Individual Packages

ESS BIZTOOLS - TOOLS

ESS BIZTOOLS' Papers/PowerPoint Slides Included
500+ Titles
Included
500+ Titles
Included
100 Titles
Not Included Included
20 Titles
Not Included
Client Tools and Forms Included Included Included Not Included Not Included Not Included
Video Tutorials Included Included Included Not Included Included
1 Title
Not Included
Webinars Included Included Included Not Included Included
1 Title
Not Included
Forms, Letters, Checklists, Spreadsheets Included Included Included Not Included Not Included Not Included

ESS BIZTOOLS - PRODUCTS

Business Advisory Services:
-- Training Package Included
11 Modules
Included
11 Modules
Included
2 Modules
Not Included Included
1 Module
Not Included
-- Product Modules Included
20 Modules
Included
20 Modules
Included
2 Modules
Not Included Included
1 Module
Not Included
Business Plus+ Newsletter Included
13 Issues
Included
13 Issues
Included
13 Issues
Included
13 Issues
Included
1 Module
Not Included
Client Mentoring and Coaching Modules Included
12 Titles
Included
12 Titles
Included
4 Titles
Not Included Included
1 Title
Not Included
Leadership Modules Included
16 Titles
Included
16 Titles
Included
2 Titles
Not Included Included
1 Title
Not Included
Client Seminars/Webinars Included
35 Titles
Included
35 Titles
Included
3 Titles
Not Included Included
1 Title
Not Included
Workbooks Included
4 Titles
Included
4 Titles
Not Included Not Included Not Included Not Included
Offline Publishing Rights (Printed material only) Included Included Included Not Included Not Included Not Included
Online Publishing Rights Included
20 Free Papers
Included
20 Free Papers
Included
20 Free Papers
Not Included Not Included Not Included
Online Publishing via Secured Web Access Included Not Included Not Included Not Included Not Included Not Included
Access to ESS BIZGRANTS (Identification of government grants for SMEs) Included Not Included Not Included Not Included Not Included Not Included
Inclusion in the "Find an Accountant/Adviser" directory on ESS Small Business Website Included Included Included Not Included Not Included Included
Business Advisory Services Introduction Training Modules Package - 11 Modules Included Included Not Included Not Included Not Included Included

Product Packages

Early Stage Innovation Company Included Included Not Included Not Included Not Included Included
Debtors' Management Included Included Not Included Not Included Not Included Included
SME Debtors' System Manual Included Included Not Included Not Included Not Included Included
Chief Financial Officer Services Included Included Not Included Not Included Not Included Included
Personal Property Securities Register - Due Diligence System Included Included Not Included Not Included Not Included Included
Succession Planning Included Included Not Included Not Included Not Included Included
Business Planning Included Included Not Included Not Included Not Included Included
Budgets and Cashflow Forecasts Included Included Not Included Not Included Not Included Included
Cashflow Management Included Included Not Included Not Included Not Included Included
Strategic Business Mentoring Included Included Not Included Not Included Not Included Included
Selling a Business Included Included Not Included Not Included Not Included Included
Buying a Business Included Included Not Included Not Included Not Included Included
Business Health Checks:
-- Pharmacies Included Included Not Included Not Included Not Included Included
-- Road Transport Services Included Included Not Included Not Included Not Included Included
-- Supermarkets Included Included Not Included Not Included Not Included Included
-- Clothing Retailer Included Included Not Included Not Included Not Included Included
-- Commercial Building Industry Included Included Not Included Not Included Not Included Included
Business Evaluation Workshop Included Included Not Included Not Included Not Included Included
Identifying Grants and Incentives Included Included Not Included Not Included Not Included Included
Crowd-Sourced Funding Equity Raising Included Included Not Included Not Included Not Included Included

Special Packages

Smart Start Package Included Included Not Included Not Included Not Included Included
Improving Debtors' Days Outstanding Included Included Not Included Not Included Not Included Included
Videos/Webinars Included Included Not Included Not Included Not Included Included
Individual Packages Marketing Material Included Included Not Included Not Included Not Included Included
Mentoring Packages 1 Hour
Additional Session - Fee Payable
1 Hour
Additional Session - Fee Payable
1 Hour
Additional Session - Fee Payable
Not Included Not Included Included
Click here for topics included in each subscription...
* Business Plus+ Only Client Newsletter Package - Does not include corresponding papers or checklists.

ADDENDUM B - SUMMARY OF FREE CONTENT

The free material includes:
  • 1 topic of Mentoring and Coaching - Purchasing or Commencing a Business
  • 1 issue of Client Newsletter - Business Plus+ Issue
  • 1 topic from the Client Seminars - The Beginning Of Business Management - Seminar 0500
  • 20+ documents from Client Business Development Tools e.g. Papers/Spreadsheets/Forms
  • Paper 001-001 - Small Business Overview
  • Paper 001-002 - Pitfalls In Starting A Business
  • Paper 001-003 - Business Setup And Purchase
  • Paper 001-004 - Rating Chart To Assess Your Strengths And Weakness
  • Paper 001-005 - Who Can Assist Small Business Operators?
  • Paper 001-006 - Have You Got Enough Money To Go Into Business?
  • Paper 001-007 - What Makes A Business Successful?
  • Paper 002-090 - Good Bookkeeping Habits Help Run A Successful Business
  • Paper 003-001 - Business Structures
  • Paper 004-001 - Why Keep Records?
  • Paper 004-002 - Stationery, Books And Filing Checklist
  • Paper 005-001 - Accounting Terminology
  • Paper 009-020 - Planning To Succeed
  • Paper 010-001 - Family Businesses - What Are They?
  • Paper 012-005 - Australian Business Number
  • Paper 016-001 - What Legal Advisors Can Do For You?
  • Paper 020-002 - GST As It Affects SMEs
  • Paper 021-009 - Industry And Market Analysis
  • Paper 021-017 - Suppliers
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