Terms and conditions of use



By accessing and using the programs, text files and images that constitute the First Principles of Business Law eStudy modules (hereinafter referred to as “the SOFTWARE”) you are agreeing to be bound by the following terms and conditions of use:

1.  Right of Use. The copyright holder grants to users of the software a non-exclusive right to use the software in accordance with the terms contained in this agreement.

2.  Ownership of the Software. Notwithstanding the grant of a right of use to the user, the copyright holder retains full copyright, title and ownership of the software and any accompanying written materials regardless of the form or media in or on which the original and other copies may exist.

3.  Copying and Transfers.  Users may only copy and reproduce elements of the software for their own personal use and within the limits of the principle of fair dealing.  They may not resell, or in any way trade, or make available to other persons, the First Principles of Business Law software for value or any other benefit. 

4.  Prohibitions.  Users may not reverse engineer, decompile or disassemble the software nor take any steps to defeat any software protection or infringe the copyright holder's rights.

5.  Termination. The grant of a right of use is effective until terminated.  The grant will terminate automatically without notice from the copyright holder if the user fails to comply with any provision of the terms and conditions of use contained in this agreement. 

6.  No Warranty as to Accuracy of Contents.  The software provides learning materials at an introductory level only.  While care has been taken to ensure high quality, the copyright holder does not warrant the accuracy or completeness of any statement of law contained in the software, nor the validity of opinions expressed by the authors.  Teachers or trainers using the software or recommending its use by students should themselves check the suitability of particular materials for their purposes.  The information in the software should not be considered sufficiently accurate or complete for the purposes of taking action or making legal decisions without first obtaining professional legal advice.

7.  Disclaimer of Warranties.  To the extent allowed by law, the copyright holder disclaims all other warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to, any implied warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

8.   Limitation of Liability.  The copyright holder shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, consequential, special or incidental damages (including damages for loss of business profits, business interruption, loss of business information, and the like) arising out of the use or inability to use the product even if the copyright holder has been advised of the possibility of such damages.

9.  Other Terms and Conditions Excluded.  These terms and conditions constitute the entire agreement between users and the copyright holder with respect to the use of the software and supersedes all proposals, warranties, prior agreements or any other communications between the parties relating to the subject matter of this agreement and excludes any possibility of any collateral contract between the parties.

10.  Other Warranties.  Should any other warranties be found to exist, such warranties shall be limited in duration to sixty (60) days following the date of first use of the software.  In no event will the copyright holder be liable for any damages to users or any other person exceeding any amount paid for the use the software.

11.  Applicable Law.  This Licence shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Victoria, Australia and shall benefit the copyright holder's successors and assigns.