Independent purchasing company (Australasia) Ltd
Vendor Code of Conduct Policy
(a) any individual who registers an account on the Website;
(b) any individual who accesses or uses the Website; and
2. Service specific terms and conditions
Services available on the Website may be subject to specific additional terms and conditions, disclaimers or notices displayed on the Website from time to time (Additional Terms). You agree to read and comply with any Additional Terms presented to you on the Website. By accessing or using any service on the Website, you will be deemed to have accepted and to agree to be bound by any Additional Terms which apply to that service.
3. Use of the Website
3.1 The level of access you have to services on the Website will depend on the type of user account you have.
(a) grants you a personal, non-exclusive and non-transferable right to use the Website; and
(b) if your type of user account permits you to give individuals within your organisation access to the Website, will allow the Website to be accessed and used by those individuals within your organisation who you nominate to have access to the Website on your behalf (Authorised Users).
3.3 You may use the Website solely to access and provide information via the Website for the purpose of conducting business with IPCA. 3.4 You must not:
(b) reverse engineer, decompile, disassemble or otherwise create or attempt to create the source code of the underlying software for the Website, or access the Website to develop a competitive product or service;
(c) authorise or facilitate access to the Website by anyone other than an Authorised User (if applicable);
(d) attempt unauthorised access to the Website or any part of the Website, or any accounts, computer systems or networks of others connected to the Website, whether by password mining or other methods;
(e) interfere with the use or operation of the Website or any equipment of IPCA;
(f) use the Website to store or disseminate material that is obscene, contains personal attacks on individuals, is defamatory, pornographic, threatening, or harassing, or infringes the intellectual property rights of any other person;
(g) use the Website contrary to law; or
(h) send or post harmful computer programs in connection with the Website, such as a virus. You indemnify IPCA from and against any and all losses, damages, costs, expenses and other liabilities which IPCA may suffer or incur connection with from your breach of this clause.
3.5 IPCA will provide you with information to enable you to access the Website (Certification Information). You must keep the Certification Information confidential and secure and not permit any unauthorised person to use the Certification Information to access the Website. IPCA is entitled to assume that all transactions using the Certification Information are undertaken by the persons to whom it provides that Certification Information (unless you have told IPCA the Certification Information has been compromised).
3.6 You are responsible for obtaining and maintaining the hardware, software and internet access required to access the Website and ensuring that you meet any minimum specifications published or supplied by IPCA from time to time.
3.7 While IPCA takes all reasonable precautions to ensure that the Website is secure, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed as totally secure. Accordingly, you acknowledge that IPCA cannot ensure the security of any information you transmit to or from the Website, and you access and use the Website at your own risk.
4. Authorised Users
4.1 If you have Authorised Users, you are responsible for the acts and omissions of the Authorised Users as if they were your acts or omissions (whether such acts or omissions are authorised or unauthorised by you).
4.2 If you have Authorised Users, you must:
(b) immediately remove any Authorised User's access to the Website if they no longer require access to the Website for their role in your organisation or if they cease to work within your organisation.
5. Access to the Website
5.1 Access to the Website depends on telecommunications and internet service providers and other external factors and IPCA does not guarantee the availability of the Website at all times or at any specific times.
5.2 IPCA may temporarily suspend use of the Website by you and your Authorised Users:
(a) for the purpose of planned maintenance or upgrade notified to you in advance, or without notice if emergency maintenance is required;
(b) if illegal use of the Website occurs or is reasonably suspected;
(c) if IPCA reasonably considers that temporary suspension is necessary for the proper operation of the Website;
(d) if you or any of your Authorised Users engage in any activity which interferes with or disables, overburdens, impairs or disrupts the Website, or any servers or networks which are connected to the Website, or your use of the Website otherwise interferes with use of the Website by other users; or
5.3 You acknowledge and agree that IPCA may:
(a) monitor use of the Website by you and your Authorised Users (if applicable);
(b) make changes to the Website, or discontinue the operation of the Website, at any time and with or without notice to you; and
The Website may use "cookies" or collect information from you or your Authorised Users. IPCA's internet server may automatically record details about any computer used to access the Website (such as the IP address, domain name and browser type), the date and time of access and details of the information downloaded. This information is used for IPCA internal statistical purposes and to improve IPCA's services.
9.1 To the extent permitted by applicable law, the Website is provided to you "as is" and IPCA excludes and does not make or give any express or implied representations, conditions or warranties in relation to the Website. Without limitation, IPCA does not warrant that the Website will operate uninterrupted, be free from defects or viruses or meet your requirements.
(a) in the case of goods, the replacement of the goods or the supply of equivalent goods, the repair of the goods, the payment of the cost of replacing the goods or of acquiring equivalent goods, or the payment of the cost of having the goods repaired; and
(b) in the case of services, the supply of the services again or the payment of the cost of having the services supplied again.