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YOW! Terms and Conditions

Welcome to our website.  Please read these Terms and Conditions (“Terms”, “Terms and Conditions”) carefully before using this website (the “Service”) operated by Bedarra Research Labs Pty Ltd t/a YOW! Conferences.

If you continue to browse and use this website you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following terms and conditions of use, which together with our privacy policy and website disclaimer, govern YOW! Conferences’ relationship with you in relation to your use of this website.

By using this website, you signify your acceptance of these terms and conditions of use. For the purposes of these terms and conditions, “Us”, “Our” and “We” refers to YOW! Conferences and “You” and “Your” refers to you, the client, visitor, website user or person using our website.

You must be over 18 years of age to use this website and to purchase any goods or services.

Amendment of Terms

We reserve the right to change, modify, add or remove portions of these terms at any time. Please check these terms regularly prior to using our website to ensure you are aware of any changes. We will endeavour to highlight any significant or substantive changes to you where possible. If you choose to use our website then we will regard that use as conclusive evidence of your agreement and acceptance that these terms govern your and YOW! Conferences’ rights and obligations to each other.

Limitation Of Liability

It is an essential precondition of your using our website that you agree and accept that YOW! Conferences is not legally responsible for any loss or damage you might suffer related to your use of the website, whether from errors or from omissions in our documents or information, any goods or services we may offer or from any other use of the website. This includes your use or reliance on any third party content, links, comments or advertisements. Your use of, or reliance on, any information or materials on this website is entirely at your own risk, for which we shall not be liable.

It shall be your own responsibility to ensure that any products, services or information available through this website meet your specific, personal requirements. You acknowledge that such information and materials may contain inaccuracies or errors and we expressly exclude liability for any such inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent permitted by law.

Purchases

If you wish to purchase any product or service made available through the Service (“Purchase”), you may be asked to supply certain information relevant to your Purchase including Personal Data. This information will be managed according to our Privacy Policy.

Subject to these terms and conditions, YOW! will allow you to attend our conferences and/or associated workshops.

Fees

All fees become payable at the time the booking for the conference or workshops is made. If this fee remains unpaid at the time of the conference or workshop, you may be denied entry/access to the conference or workshop, with no reduction in your liability to pay the fee.

Transfers, Cancellations and Refunds

YOW! Conferences handles returns and processes refunds in accordance with the Australian Consumer Protection legislation.

In the event that you have booked a conference or workshop and are unable to attend, you may send another person to attend in your place provided you inform YOW! of the change not less than 72 hours prior to the conference or workshops.

To cancel a booking for a conference or workshop, email [email protected]. A full refund can only be provided if notice is received at least 30 days prior to the event.  

If cancellations are received 1 week prior to the event, a 50% refund is available. Refunds will not apply to any cancellations received less than 1 week before the event.

Refunds will be processed promptly and payment made by the same method that you made payment. All refunds are made at the discretion of YOW! Conferences.

Changes to Content, Post­ponement

YOW! is entitled to alter the times, dates, itineraries or speakers of events including conferences or workshops by notice to you at any time. YOW! will not be liable for any loss or damages arising from such changes.

Cancellation

YOW! is entitled to cancel the event, conference or workshops or terminate this agreement, by notice to you at any time. YOW! will not be liable for any loss or damages arising from this cancellation or termination.

Code of Conduct

By attending a YOW! event, you are agreeing to comply with our Code of Conduct. Failure to do so may result in removal from the event.

Subscriptions 

Some parts of the Service are billed on a subscription basis (“Subscription(s)”). You will be billed in advance on a recurring basis according to the plan you have selected (Monthly or Annual).

Payment Terms

Your subscription begins as soon as your initial payment is processed. Your subscription will automatically renew each billing cycle (month or year) without notice until you cancel. You authorise us to automatically charge your payment method(s) every cycle until you cancel. We will automatically charge you the price for your plan, (which includes GST), every cycle upon renewal until you cancel. 

We may change your plan’s price each renewal term and we will notify you of any price change with the option to cancel. If the applicable GST rate changes during your term, we will accordingly adjust the tax-inclusive price for your plan on your next billing date.

If your payment fails, we will endeavour to contact you to arrange alternate payment methods. If you fail to provide payment via an alternate method, we may suspend your subscription. 

Cancellation Terms

You can cancel your subscription any time by contacting [email protected]. Your payment is non-refundable and your service will continue until the end of that billing period. Your satisfaction is important to us. If your YOW! Online subscription experience does not meet your expectations please contact [email protected].

Termination of Subscriptions

We may suspend your use of the Service or the Service at any time for any reason, without any notice. We may terminate your account if you violate the YOW! Code of Conduct or for any other reason.

Competition And Consumer Act

For the purposes of Schedule 2 of the Australian Consumer Law, in particular Sections 51 to 53, 64 and 64A of Part 3-2, Division 1, Subdivision A of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth), YOW! Conferences’ liability for any breach of a term of this agreement is limited to: the supplying of the goods or services to you again; the replacement of the goods; or the payment of the cost of having the goods or services supplied to you again.

Links To Other Websites

Our Service may contain links to third-party web sites or services that are not owned or controlled by YOW! Conferences.

YOW! Conferences has no control over, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third party web sites or services. The inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorse the views expressed within them.

You further acknowledge and agree that YOW! Conferences shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such web sites or services.

Disclaimer

The information contained in this website is for general information purposes only and is provided by YOW! Conferences. While we endeavour to keep the information up to date and correct, we make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the website or the information, products, services, or related graphics contained on the website for any purpose. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk. You need to make your own enquiries to determine if the information or products are appropriate for your intended use.

In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage including without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from loss of data or profits arising out of, or in connection with, the use of this website.

Every effort is made to keep the website up and running smoothly. However, YOW! Conferences takes no responsibility for, and will not be liable for, the website being temporarily unavailable due to technical issues beyond our control.

Your Privacy

At YOW! Conferences, we are committed to protecting your privacy. We use the information we collect about you to maximise the services that we provide to you. We respect the privacy and confidentiality of the information provided by you and adhere to the Australian Privacy Principles. Please read our separate Privacy Policy carefully.

Exclusion Of Competitors

If you are in the business of creating similar goods or services for the purpose of providing them for a fee to users, whether they be business users or domestic users, then you are a competitor of YOW! Conferences. YOW! Conferences expressly excludes and does not permit you to use or access our website, to download any documents or information from its website or obtain any such documents or information through a third party. 

If you breach this term then YOW! Conferences will hold you fully responsible for any loss that we may sustain and further hold you accountable for all profits that you might make from such unpermitted and improper use. YOW! Conferences reserves the right to exclude and deny any person access to our website, services or information at our sole discretion.

Copyright, Trademark And Restrictions Of Use

This website contains material which is owned by or licensed to us. This material includes, but is not limited to, the design, layout, look, appearance, trademarks and graphics. You are not permitted to reproduce the documents, information or materials on the website for the purposes of sale or the use by any third party. In particular you are not permitted to republish, upload, transmit electronically or otherwise or distribute any of the materials, documents or products that may be available for download from time to time on this website.

YOW! Conferences expressly reserves all copyright and trademark in all documents, information and materials on our website and we reserve the right to take action against you if you breach any of these terms.

Any redistribution or reproduction of part or all of the contents in any form is prohibited other than the following: you may print or download to a local hard disk extracts for your personal and non-commercial use only; and you may copy the content to individual third parties for their personal use, but only if you acknowledge the website as the source of the material.

You may not, except with our express written permission, distribute or commercially exploit the content. Nor may you transmit it or store it in any other website or other form of electronic retrieval system.

Whole Agreement

These terms and conditions represent the whole agreement between you and YOW! Conferences concerning your use and access to YOW! Conferences’ website and your use and access to the documents and information on it. No other term is to be included in this agreement except where it is required to be included by any legislation of the Commonwealth or any State or Territory. All implied terms except those implied by statute and which cannot be expressly excluded are hereby expressly excluded.

Exclusion Of Unenforceable Terms

Where any clause or term above would by any applicable statute be illegal, void, or unenforceable in any State or Territory then such a clause shall not apply in that State or Territory and shall be deemed never to have been included in these terms and conditions in that State or Territory. Such a clause if legal and enforceable in any other State or Territory shall continue to be fully enforceable and part of this agreement in those other States and Territories. The deemed exclusion of any term pursuant to this paragraph shall not affect or modify the full enforceability and construction of the other clauses of these terms and conditions.

 Jurisdiction

This agreement and this website are subject to the laws of QLD and Australia. If there is a dispute between you and YOW! Conferences that results in litigation then you must submit to the jurisdiction of the courts of QLD.