Terms of Use - Providers

Terms and Conditions for providers of services using Priority Transfers www.priorityTransfers.com.au

These terms and conditions are the contract between you and Priority Transfers (“us”, “we”, etc). By visiting or using our website and partner login at https://partner.prioritytransfers.com.au, you agree to be bound by them.

https://priorityTransfers.com.au is a website operated by the trustees of G.K & C.S Vincent Family Trust, ABN 37308157859 whose registered office address is at 6 Coffeebush Court, Reedy Creek, Queensland, 4227.


1    Definitions 

“Content”            means the textual, visual or aural content that is encountered as part of your experience on our website. It may include, among other things: text, images, sounds, videos and animations. It includes content such as advertising material, and all other product or service related material Posted by you.

"Post"                 means place on or into our website any Content or material of any sort by any means. 

“Provider”            means you, a person or organisation who has placed or provided details on or for our website for a service offered for sale or free of charge, through our website.

“Provider Service”    
And “your service”        means the service you offer for sale through our website.

“Our Service”            means the service we provide to enable you to sell Provider Services here.


2    Our contract

2.1    The relationship between us is solely that:

2.1.1    in consideration of a fee charged by us, we provide for you an Internet market place as an arm’s length contractor;
2.1.2    we act as your agent solely in the collection of money paid by your buyer-client;
2.1.3    we are not your publishers, partners or joint ventures.

2.2    If you place a Provider Service for sale on the website, you do so subject to these terms.

2.3    We may change this agreement in any way at any time. The version applicable to your contract is the version which was posted on our website at the time that the contract was made.

2.4    Although we are not a party to your contract with a buyer introduced to you via our website, we shall remove your services from offer if a client or site visitor has a valid complaint against you.

2.5    Subject to this agreement and to the procedures set out in our web pages, you may enter a Provider Service for sale through our website.


3    Your Provider Service placement

You agree:

3.1    to indemnify us against any claim by any person in respect of any Provider Service, including reasonable management costs and lawyers fees;

3.2    to indemnify us for any expense incurred by us in protecting the reputation of our business by making any payment to a client of yours in circumstances where you have failed to make that repayment or otherwise comply with your contract with that client;

3.3    not knowingly to place any Provider Service for sale which is not of merchantable quality or which requires for its setup or use a level of technical expertise which is not fully explained to a client before purchase; and you warrant that you fully comply with your State or Territory jurisdiction requirements for compliance and accreditation to provide such services; and you agree to have all the required insurance coverage to operate in that jurisdiction.

3.4    immediately to remove from sale on our website any Provider Service which for any reason, you are unable to supply;

3.5    not to attempt re-place any Provider Service we remove from offer for sale.

            
4    Complaints about Provider Services

    You agree that you will at all times:

4.1    reply promptly and in any event within 48 hours to any client message or other correspondence;

4.2    comply with the law relating to all aspects of the contract between you and your client;

4.3    when you have an obligation to return money to a client for any reason, you will do so immediately in line with the Refunds policy set out on our website;

4.4    comply with the Priority Transfers procedures relating to satisfaction of an order, as set out in our website from time to time. 

4.5    Please provide information to us in respect of any claim for non-delivery and any dispute as to payment, so as to enable us to identify the possibility of fraud.


5    The selling procedure

5.1    We are not responsible for the fulfillment of your contract to sell a Provider Service.

5.2    Provider Services may be offered for sale subject to any discount or promotion arranged between Priority Transfers and you.

5.3    Subject to discounts and promotions, Provider Services are offered for sale at a fixed price. GST may be due and will be either included in the price or shown separately. If not shown, it will not be charged.

5.4    You agree that a contract to sell a Provider Service offered by you is a firm and binding contract as soon as your client’s payment has been accepted by our payment service provider. 

5.5    Provider Services will be offered for sale and sales made, subject to the terms and conditions applicable to buyers. You accept and endorse these terms and agree to comply in all respects with the corresponding obligations of a seller. You may view the buyer’s conditions on our website at any time.


6    Goods and services tax

6.1    Fees and commissions specified in our website are inclusive of GST.

6.2    If you are located in the Commonwealth of Australia, we will show and retain the amount of GST due on our charge for our services in addition to the amount of commission due to us.

6.3    If you are located in the Commonwealth of Australia, and you provide a valid Australian GST registration number, we will not charge or deduct GST from sums due to you.

6.4    Priority Transfers has the right to demand additional information about your business so far as it may affect your GST registration, at any time, from you or from a governmental authority.


7    Our commission and payment to you

7.1    We sell your Provider Service at the price you place on it, subject to these terms and subject also the requirements we set out on our website from time to time.

7.2    Our fees and commissions are payable on demand. You irrevocably authorise us to deduct them from sums paid to us by your buyer. 

7.3    Our website selling system is an automated system which can be followed by you through a “control panel”.

7.4    The proportion of each sale receipt retained by us is as agreed by us in writing or;

7.5    The proportion of each sale receipt retained by us is as set out elsewhere on our website.

7.6    Where our commission is based on a percentage of the sale price, you may not artificially inflate the delivery charge and reduce the price of the Provider Service in order to reduce our commission. If we believe that you do so, we may immediately cease to deal with you.

7.7    We will pay you within [14] days of confirmed delivery of the service to the purchaser.

7.8    If you have a bank account located in the Commonwealth of Australia, we will transfer money via the Internet in full, our default method at this time is via bank account. 

7.9    It is a requirement for the delivery of funds that you have an active account with a bank and that the email address associated with that account be listed in the Operator dashboard - email section.

7.10    We will send you notification for our charges which will or may be automated.

7.11    If we do or could earn interest on any cash balance in our control for the period between payment by a client and our accounting to you, we are free to keep that interest and have no obligation to account for it to you.

7.12    If an action by a buyer results in a charge back to our account, you agree that we may deduct the sum charged back together with any fee paid to our service provider and bank, from any sum due to you, at or after that time.

7.13    If you have agreed to refund money to a client and refund his payment, we are not obliged to repay commission to you.

7.14    If in our discretion we believe that your performance as a seller results in a significant number of charges back and / or buyer disputes or if we believe you are in breach of this agreement, we are free to hold back payments to you until we are satisfied that disputes have been settled and / or breach rectified.


8    Advertising your Provider Service

If you accept our offer to advertise market or promote your service, the following conditions apply.

8.1    We may use the services of a specialist Internet marketing business associated with Priority Transfers.

8.2    We and not you will contract with any other person or company for specialist services. You will be under no obligation except to us for the price charged.

8.3    If you request feature listing, the price charged to you will include all payments we make to others.

8.4    If at any time the cost of work ordered by you is payable in full, in advance. If you so request us, by indication on our website, we will deduct the cost from your account.

8.5    We give no guarantee as to the success of any feature advertising placed.

8.6    We shall receive no secret commission on advertising services. But note that the service supplier is associated with us.


9    Your Provider Service warranties

9.1    You warrant that any Provider Service you place on our website for sale:

9.1.1    is not: illegal, obscene, abusive, threatening, defamatory, invasive of privacy, infringing of intellectual property rights, or otherwise injurious to any third party;
9.1.2    does not offend against the law of any country whose citizens might purchase it;
9.1.3    is not intended primarily to advertise any business, except your business, so far only as it is carried on through Priority Transfers.

9.2    You warrant that you own the copyright of any Provider Service you place on our website for sale, or that you have the permission of the copyright owner:

9.2.1    to place the Provider Service on our website for sale;
9.2.2    to receive the net proceeds of such sales as arise;
9.2.3    to defend the copyright in the Provider Service.


10    How we handle your Content

10.1    If you Post Content to any public area of our website it becomes available to all the World. We have no control who sees it nor what anyone does with it.

10.2    You now irrevocably authorise us to publish feedback, comments and ratings about your services, services and activity through our website, even though it may be defamatory or critical.

10.3    Posting Content of any sort does not change your ownership of the copyright in it. We have no claim over it and we will not protect your rights for you.

10.4    You understand that you are personally responsible for your breach of someone else’s intellectual property rights, defamation, or any law, which may occur as a result of any Content having been Posted by you;

10.5    You accept all risk and responsibility for determining whether any Content is in the public domain and not confidential.

10.6    Please notify us of any security breach or unauthorised use of your account.


11    Restrictions on what you may Post to our website

We invite you to Post Content to our website for marketing your transport services and services and in other ways. We have to regulate your use of our website to protect our business and our staff, to protect other users of our website and to comply with the law.

We do not undertake to moderate or check any item Posted.

You agree that you will not use or allow anyone else to use our website to Post Content or undertake any activity which is or may:

11.1    be unlawful, or tend to incite another person to commit a crime;
                    
11.2    be obscene, offensive, threatening, violent, malicious or defamatory;

11.3    be sexually explicit or pornographic;

11.4    promote discrimination or animosity to any person on grounds of gender, race, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age;

11.5    be likely to harass, intimidate, bully, upset, embarrass, alarm, annoy any other person;

11.6    be likely to deceive any person or be used to impersonate any person, or to misrepresent your identity, age or affiliation with any person;

11.7    give the impression that it emanates from us;

11.8    be made on behalf of some other person, or impersonate another person;

11.9    use a Posting to solicit responses unconnected with the purpose of our website or the terms proposed by this agreement;

11.10    promote or endorse illegal activities, or provide instructions or information about illegal activities or other activities prohibited by these terms. Examples are: making or buying illegal weapons, stalking; providing computer viruses or distributing pirated media);


12    Your Posting: restricted Content

In connection with the restrictions set out below, we may refuse or edit or remove a Posting which does not comply with these terms.

In addition to the restrictions set out above, a Posting must not contain:

12.1    hyperlinks, other than those specifically authorised by us;

12.2    keywords or words repeated, which are irrelevant to the Content Posted.

12.3    the name, logo or trademark of any organisation other than yours.

12.4    inaccurate, false, or misleading information;

12.5    material or links to material that exploits people in a sexual, violent or other manner, or solicits personal information from anyone under 18 years old.


13    Security of our website

If you violate our website or use it unlawfully or immorally, we will take the strongest action against you that we can. By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Cybercrime Act 2001. Your action may also be unlawful in other countries, where you may accordingly be subject to extradition and criminal proceedings.

You now agree that you will not, and will not allow any other person to:

13.1    modify, copy, or cause damage or unintended effect to any portion of our website, or any software used within it;

13.2    link to our site in any way that would cause the appearance or presentation of the site to be different from what would be seen by a user who accessed the site by typing the URL into a standard browser;

13.3    download any part of our website, without our express written consent;

13.4    collect or use any service listings, descriptions, or prices;

13.5    collect or use any information obtained from or about our website or the Content except as intended by this agreement;

13.6    share with a third party any login credentials to our website;

13.7    use on our website software which assists in:

13.7.1    data mining, extraction or collection;
13.7.2    emulating, hacking, password cracking, IP spoofing or over-loading our website;
13.7.3    “framing”, inserting pop-up windows, interstitial pages or advertisements, or similar techniques.
13.7.4    performing any automated operation;


14    Copyright and other intellectual property rights 

14.1    All Content on the website, for example page text, graphics, logos, images, audio clips, digital downloads, data compilations, and software, is the property of either us or our affiliates or suppliers of services for sale. It is all protected by international copyright laws.

14.2    You may not copy, modify, publish, transmit, transfer or sell, reproduce, create derivative works from, distribute, perform, display, or in any way exploit any of the Content, in whole or in part, except as is expressly permitted in this agreement or with our written consent.

14.3    For the sake of good order you should note that copyright exists in compilations and graphic images, shapes and styles, as well as in raw text.


15    Interruption to the Service

15.1    We give no warranty that the Service will be satisfactory to you.

15.2    We will do all we can to maintain access to our website, but it may be necessary for us to suspend all or part of our Service for repairs, maintenance or other good reasons. We may do so without telling you first.

15.3    You acknowledge that our Service may also be interrupted for reasons beyond our control.

15.4    You agree that we are not liable to you for any loss whether foreseeable or not, arising as a result of interruption to our Service.


16    Our disclaimers

16.1    We are not responsible for any business loss (including loss of profits, revenue, contracts, anticipated savings, data, goodwill or wasted expenditure) or any other indirect or consequential loss whatever.

16.2    Our website contains links to other Internet websites. We have neither power nor control over any such website. You acknowledge and agree that we shall not be liable in any way for the content of any such linked website, nor for any loss or damage arising from your use of any such website.

16.3    We are not liable in any circumstances for damages resulting from loss of use, loss of data or loss of revenues or profits, whether in an action of contract, negligence or otherwise, arising out of or in connection with your use of our website.

16.4    Our website and services are provided “as is”. As to the website and services, we make no representation or warranty of any kind, express or implied, including, without limitations, warranties:

16.4.1    as to fitness of our site and Service for a particular purpose;
16.4.2    as to availability and accessibility, without interruption, or without error;
16.4.3    any obligation, liability, or remedy in tort whether or not arising from our negligence;

16.5    Because we are not the agent or either seller or buyer, you now release us from any and all claims and liability known and unknown, arising in any way from a dispute between you and a buyer.


17    Miscellaneous matters

17.1    You undertake to provide to us your current land address, e-mail address, telephone and fax numbers as often as they are changed together with all information that we may require to enable us to fulfill our obligations under this contract.

17.2    No amendment or variation to this agreement is valid unless in writing, signed by each of us or by our respective authorised representative.

17.3    So far as any time, date or period is mentioned in this agreement, time shall be of the essence.

17.4    If any term or provision of this agreement is at any time held by any jurisdiction to be void, invalid or unenforceable, then it shall be treated as changed or reduced, only to the extent minimally necessary to bring it within the laws of that jurisdiction and to prevent it from being void and it shall be binding in that changed or reduced form. Subject to that, each provision shall be interpreted as severable and shall not in any way affect any other of these terms.

17.5    For the purposes of the data protection law you agree to the processing of your personal data (in manual, electronic or any other form) relevant to this agreement, by us and or any agent or third party nominated by us and bound by a duty of confidentiality. Processing includes but is not limited to obtaining, recording, using and holding data and includes the transfer of data to any country in any part of the World.

17.6    If you are in breach of any term of this agreement, we may:

17.6.1    publish all text and Content relating to the claimed breach, including your name and email address and all correspondence between us and our respective advisers; and you now irrevocably give your consent to such publication.
17.6.2    terminate your account and refuse access to our website;
17.6.3    remove or edit Content, or cancel any order at our discretion;
17.6.4    issue a claim in any court.

17.7    Any obligation in this agreement intended to continue to have effect after termination or completion shall so continue.

17.8    No failure or delay by any party to exercise any right, power or remedy will operate as a waiver of it nor indicate any intention to reduce that or any other right in the future.

17.9    When you visit our website or send messages to us by email, you are communicating with us electronically. We communicate with you by e-mail or by Posting notices on our website. You agree that all our electronic communications satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.

17.10    Any communication to be served on either of us by the other shall be delivered by hand or sent by first class post.

It shall be deemed to have been delivered:

If delivered by hand: on the day of delivery;
If sent by post to the correct address: within 72 hours of posting;

17.11    In the event of a dispute between us, then, if we so ask, you undertake to attempt to settle the dispute by engaging in good faith with us in a process of mediation before commencing arbitration or litigation.

17.12    This agreement does not give any right to any third party except that any provision in this agreement which excludes or restricts the liability of our directors, officers, employees, subcontractors, agents and affiliated companies.

17.13    We shall not be liable for any failure or delay in our performance of this agreement which is caused by circumstances beyond our reasonable control, including any labour dispute.

17.14    In the event of any conflict between any term of this agreement and the provisions of the articles of a limited company or any comparable document intended to regulate any other corporate or collective body, then the terms of this agreement shall prevail.

17.15    This agreement shall not be governed by the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods, the application of which is hereby expressly excluded.

17.16    The validity, construction and performance of this agreement shall be governed by laws of the State of Queensland. Any dispute arising in connection with this agreement shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the State of Queensland and Australian courts.