ProjectOrbit is a web based software as a service application provided by Tonkin & Taylor Limited or any of its related companies (“Tonkin + Taylor”/”T+T”/“we”/ “us”/ “our”).
“Application” means the ProjectOrbit web based portal made available for the Client and its Users, including the services, materials and information contained in or made available through the portal, and the technology and systems through which we make it available;
“Business day” means any day that is not a Saturday, Sunday or a public holiday in Auckland, New Zealand;
“Client” means the client named in the Offer;
“Commencement Date” means the date set out in the Offer or otherwise agreed in writing with the Client;
“Offer” means our offer or proposal to the Client for access to and use of the Application by the Client and its authorised Users, and includes any document included by reference;
"Source Data" means all electronic data and information (including personal information) that is submitted or uploaded to and stored in the Application by the Client or any User, generated by the Application as an output derived from such data, sourced from internet of things (IoT) data collection devices and transmitted using the telecommunications network, or otherwise sourced from the Client, Users, other websites or third parties, but excluding all data and information supplied by us and any database or insights utilising aggregated or anonymised data;
“Term” means the term or subscription period specified in the Offer, commencing on the Commencement Date;
“Third Party Material” means intellectual property, information, data and other material forming the Application or provided in connection with the Application (including, without limitation, third party authentication systems, telecommunications networks, mapping tools, content from other websites, and any third party data hosting providers) which is licensed or sourced from third parties;
“Users” means the permitted Users of the Application, as agreed pursuant to the Contract with the Client, which may include employees, officers, contractors and other service providers of the Client.
- Contract details, fees and payment
Our Contract with the Client itemises the relevant fees, expenses, Commencement Date, Term, and specifications for the Application (including, as applicable, set up costs and requirements, training costs and requirements, monthly subscription fees, any applicable data volume limits, user limits, associated support, data back up costs).
The Client acknowledges that the fees or expenses in the Contract may be subject to limits on the number of users, data volume limits, support, or otherwise. Where any such limits apply, such limits may not be exceeded without our prior written consent, and additional costs will be payable which shall be agreed in writing with the Client.
Unless otherwise agreed in our Contract, invoices may be issued monthly, payment is due from the Client without set off or deduction within 30 days of the date of the invoice, all fees are expressed and payable in New Zealand dollars, and are exclusive of New Zealand Goods and Services Tax (GST).
Late payment shall constitute a default, which shall entitle us to: (1) charge interest on the overdue amount from the due date for payment to the date of actual payment at our overdraft rate plus 2%; and (2) to suspend access to the Application or terminate the Contract.
Client is responsible for paying all applicable taxes (including, but not limited to those we are not required to collect).
- Term and fee review
The Contract will commence on the Commencement Date and continue until the expiry of the Term, as may be extended by agreement between us and the Client in writing, unless terminated earlier in accordance with the Contract.
Unless otherwise agreed in our Contract, the fees will be reviewed on each anniversary of the Commencement Date, or on any extension of the Term, and the revised fees agreed in writing. If the parties are not able to agree the revised fee, either party may terminate the Contract by written notice.
We reserve the right, in our sole discretion and without any obligation, to make modifications, updates, new releases, improvements, alterations, or corrections to any error or omissions, in the Application, provided that these updates will not have a materially detrimental impact on the Application. As such, the functionality, features, options, tools and other aspects of the Application may change over time. Unless otherwise agreed in writing, Client will not have to pay additional fees for these updates.
- Users and User registration
During the user registration process, you must enter an email address and password. You are responsible for ensuring the strength and maintaining the confidentiality of your account and for all actions taken under your email address and password. You must make every effort to keep your password safe and should not disclose it to anyone. If it is compromised, you must change it. We will never under any circumstances email or contact you and request your email address or password. Any requests for this type of information should be treated as fraud and reported to us immediately.
The system uses Microsoft 365 for authentication of users to enable single sign-on access using each user’s third party provider. We are not responsible for this credential, and use of it is subject to the relevant third party provider’s terms as applicable.
You agree to ensure that all details you provide are true, accurate, correct, current and complete. If there are any changes to the details supplied by you, including that you are departing from the organization that your account is linked to, it is your responsibility to inform us as soon as possible.
If your account and/ or email address used for your account is provided by an organisation you are affiliated with (i.e. because you are an employee or contractor of that organisation), that organisation, as the owner of the domain associated with your email address, may assume control over and manage your use of the account, including modifying and terminating your access. We may terminate your account if we receive notice of your departure from the organisation linked to the user account.
You have a right at any time to enquire about the personal information we hold about you and to have access to this. In addition, you can request correction of any of your personal information.
Please refer to the Privacy Statement on our website (https://www.projectorbit.com) for a fuller explanation of the restrictions applying to the use and disclosure of your information, the measures we take to protect your information and your rights in connection with any personal information we may hold about you.
- Consent to commercial electronic messages and communications
You understand and agree that we may send you certain communications in connection with your use of the Application such as service announcements, administrative messages and notifications, and that you may not be able to opt out of receiving such communications.
- Copyright and other intellectual property
Unless otherwise indicated, we own all copyright and any other intellectual property or other proprietary rights in the Application including any modifications, operational changes, adaptations and enhancements made by us.
Copyright, intellectual property and other proprietary rights in any Third Party Material continues to be owned by such third parties as applicable under the terms and conditions of the third party owners or licensors as appropriate.
Without limiting the provisions of the Copyright Act 1994 or other applicable law, you are not permitted to copy or republish the Application (or any substantial amount of it), or otherwise to modify, rent, licence, loan, sell or distribute the Application, or create derivative works based on the Application or any Third Party Material in whole or in part, without our prior written consent. In using the Application, you and, if applicable, your employees, clients and representatives will not (and will not allow or encourage any other person to):
- decompile, disassemble or otherwise reverse engineer all or any portion of the Application, including any source code, object code, algorithms, methods or techniques used or embodied in it;
- data mine, scrape, crawl, create links back to, harvest or use any process or processes that send automated queries to the Application or Third Party Material;
- modify or create any derivative works based upon the Application or any Third Party Material; and
- remove or alter any copyright, trademark, logo or other proprietary notice or label appearing in the materials and information contained in or made available through the Application.
- Information, data and other material
The Source Data is sourced from the Client, Users, and other sources. As such, we cannot be responsible for, and expressly disclaim any warranty as to, the adequacy, currency, accuracy, reliability, or completeness of the Source Data or its fitness for purpose. It is your responsibility to independently verify the adequacy, accuracy, completeness, and fitness for purpose of any Source Data before taking any action in reliance upon it.
We are not responsible for any use or misuse of Source Data or any other content in the Application by any user.
Notwithstanding the foregoing, the Application may contain content (e.g. data collected from site investigations or monitoring, reports or other deliverables) that we have prepared for the exclusive benefit of our client pursuant to separate terms of engagement with the Client. In such case, the separate terms of engagement with the Client apply to the Client’s use of such content. Such content may not be relied upon in other contexts or for any other purpose, or by any person other than our Client, without our prior written agreement.
We may create anonymised data from the Source Data, the other content in the Application, and your usage of the Application, including through aggregation. Once anonymised, we may combine or incorporate it with other data from other clients or individuals and use it for our own purposes, such as to provide and improve the Application, develop new services or product offerings, and identify business trends. We will be the sole owner of this aggregated or anonymised data.
While we will use reasonable endeavours to make sure the Application is available, we cannot guarantee that your use of the Application will always be uninterrupted or that your access will be error free. As with any service that relies on the internet, occasionally you may not be able to access the Application for any number of reasons, such as your internet service provider outages, a force majeure event, systemic internet failures, failure in your hardware, software or network connection, your bandwidth restrictions, your acts or omissions or anything outside our direct control.
The Application will be unavailable from time to time to permit routine and unscheduled maintenance to be undertaken and for other reasons. The Application may be shut down at any time at our sole discretion.
Given the nature of the Internet we do not warrant that access to the Application will always be immediate or uninterrupted, or that the Application will be free from infection, viruses or destructive code. As we take reasonable measures to prevent internet fraud and ensure any content is stored as safely and securely as possible, we shall not be liable to you for any damage or loss suffered by you as a result of the Application infecting or damaging your computer equipment, software and any other electronic device or for any loss or corruption of any Source Data or other content.
We may introduce security features to make your account more secure, such as multi-factor authentication. We may require you to adopt some of these features. Where we make the use optional, you are responsible (and we are not liable) for any consequences of not using those features, although their use is strongly encouraged. You must implement and actively maintain appropriate security arrangements, including physical security, password and encryption tools, sharing usage guidelines with Personnel, use of reputable anti-virus software and use of other reasonable security measures specified by us from time to time.
Whilst we implement reasonable data protection measures for the purposes of our business generally, we will not be liable for any loss of or damage to the Source Data. The Client will be responsible for undertaking its own measures to ensure the security, confidentiality and integrity of the Source Data, including maintaining independent archival and backup copies of the Source Data (which we are able to facilitate in consultation with the Client at the Client’s cost).
Information we disclose to you relating to the Application (including the pricing information and our intellectual property rights in the Application) may be commercially sensitive and confidential to us.
It is the Client’s responsibility to ensure that any Users that the Client may nominate to access the Application (and whom will therefore have access to any confidential information in the content within the Application) are aware of any comply with their obligations in respect of that confidential information, including as to its use and disclosure.
This clause is subject to clause 12.
- Your general obligations
In using Application, you and, if applicable, your employees, clients and representatives acknowledge and agree:
- That it is your responsibility to ensure the compatibility of your systems and equipment for use with the Application;
- That you will take all care to not transmit any virus or other disabling feature that may damage the operation of the Application;
- That you will not use the Application in a manner that interferes with its use by others or infringes the rights of any other person, or to tamper with the Application or make any unauthorised modification to the website;
- That you will only use the Application for lawful purposes and in compliance with all applicable laws;
- That you will not attempt to access data you are not authorised to access;
- That you will notify us immediately if any unauthorised access has or may have taken place; and
- Warranties and liability
- re-supply the Application to you; or
- refund to you the fees you paid us for the Application,
Without detracting from this, in connection with the Application, and to the extent permitted by law and whether arising in contract, tort or otherwise:
- We will have no liability to you, and you will have no liability to us, in respect of any indirect, consequential or special loss, or loss of profits, data, savings, use, production, revenue, business or goodwill;
- We shall not be considered liable for any loss, damage or claim arising from the use of the Application unless a claim is formally made on us within 12 months from the date of such use; and
- If we are found liable and you and/or any third party has contributed to the loss or damage, we shall only be liable to the proportional extent of our own contribution.
- Termination and suspension
Without limiting our other rights and remedies, we may at our sole discretion and without liability on our part immediately disable, suspend, block or terminate your use of the Application and/ or terminate our Contract with Client by notice to you if:
- Client fails to make any payment to us when due;
- Client’s Contract with us is suspended, expires or otherwise terminates;
- there is an adverse change to the availability or terms relating to the Source Data or other content, Third Party Material, or any other event or circumstance beyond our control occurs that adversely impacts our ability to provide the Application.
We may also suspend or temporarily block your use of the Application if we consider (acting reasonably) it necessary due to technical or security issues.
The Client may terminate your account at any time for convenience by giving us 30 days prior written notice.
In the event of termination or expiry, the Client will remain responsible for all fees and expenses payable in relation to the Application on a pro rata basis up to the effective date of termination.
When the Contract terminates or expires, you will no longer have a right to access and use the Application. At any time within one month of termination or expiry, the Client may request a copy of the Source Data and other content. Provided that all amounts owing by the Client have been paid, we will provide a copy of such data in a common electronic form determined by us at the Client’s cost. We will have no obligation to retain such content or otherwise maintain the Application following termination.
Termination or expiry shall not prejudice or affect the accrued rights or claims and liabilities of the parties, and will not impact the continuation of provisions that expressly or implicitly are intended to continue after termination or expiry including clauses 9, 13, 15, 19, and 21.
- Linked sites
To the extent the Application contains hyperlinks to websites operated by others, this is for your reference only and does not imply any approval or endorsement of such sites. We do not operate or control and are not responsible for any information on such sites and are not responsible for the continued functionality of the link.
- Public statements
You agree not to release to the public any news release, advertising material, promotional material or any other form of publicity relating to us or the Application without our prior written approval.
- General provisions
Force majeure: Neither party will be liable for failures or delays in the performance of its obligations hereunder due to causes beyond its reasonable control, including, without limitation, in respect of the provision of the Application, failures or delays caused by suppliers of Third Party Material, any act of God, pandemic, epidemic, terrorist attacks, inclement weather, accidental damage, vandalism, failure or shortage or power supplies or telecommunications networks, flood, drought, lightning or fire, strike, lock-out, trade dispute or labour disturbance, any act or omission of Government or other competent authorities. This does not apply to Client’s payment obligations pursuant to clause 3.
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