Statement of Work & Contract

Last updated: 16 November 2016

Between Viabrand Pty Ltd ABN 99 603 011 525 of 22 Petrie Terrace, Brisbane QLD 4000 (“Viabrand”)

and

The  client, details  of  whom  are  set  out  in the Schedule supplied once you confirm you want to proceed (“You”)

1.0 Services Rendered

You have engaged Viabrand to provide the services as detailed in the Schedule (“the Services”) in accordance  with  the terms  of  this Agreement.

In consideration of Viabrand  undertaking  the Services,  You  have  agreed  to  pay  Viabrand  the Fees as detailed in the Schedule. “(the Fees”). You  agree  that in the event  your  actions  cause  Viabrand  to be unable  to  continue  the provision  of  the Services  for  a period  of  greater  than 30  days, Viabrand is entitled in its discretion to  charge  an additional  fee  by  way  of  compensation  for additional work  required  to  be undertaken by it due to  the   delay.

VIABRAND’S WARRANTIES REGARDING THE SERVICES

Viabrand warrants that:

  • (a) the Services will be  performed  with  due care  and  skill
  • (b) it has the right  and  authority  to  enter  into  this Agreement
  • (c) the deliverables  provided  as part of  the Services  will  be  substantially free from defects
  • (d) excluding  any documentation,  materials  and  the like  provided  by  You in accordance with this Agreement, to the best of its knowledge, the deliverables provided  as part of  the Services will not  infringe the intellectual property  rights  of any

Viabrand  does not  warrant that:

  • (a) the deliverables  provided  as part of  the Services  will  be  error  or   defect-free
  • (b) subject  to  the warranties  provided  above,  the Services  will  meet  Your  requirements or  be  fit for  purpose,  except  as set  out in the

CHANGES  AND REVISIONS

The Fee includes all required changes and  revisions  that  You  may  require  Viabrand  to  make  to achieve the delivery of the  Services.  Should  You  wish  to  make  a  change  to  the  scope  of  the Services  which  will  involve  the  delivery  of  additional  or  differing  services,  Viabrand  will  then charge for this on a time and materials basis based on the hourly rate as set out in the Schedule.

URGENCY DELIVERY

If Services are required to be provided outside of normal business hours of 9:00am – 5:00pm Monday to Friday or on weekends or public holidays where this is not due to any fault on the part of Viabrand, the charge for this work will be based on the hourly rate set out under Fees in the Schedule with an additional 65% added to this hourly rate.

PROVISION OF INFORMATION

Viabrand agrees to provide regular verbal or written updates to You as set out in the Schedule under ‘Services’ or in any event whenever reasonably required by   You.

2.0 Your Obligations

You  acknowledge  and agree:

  • (a) to ensure that each of Your requirements are adequately  defined and incorporated  into  the  description  of  the Services;
  • (b) to provide Viabrand with complete and accurate information and all other reasonable assistance and cooperation in a timely manner as may be needed to assist Viabrand in performing its  obligations  under  this Agreement;
  • (c) that You  are  responsible  for  the accuracy, completeness  and  propriety  of  any information concerning  your  products  and  services  which  You  furnish  to  Viabrand  verbally or in writing in connection with the performance of this Agreement; and that you have the authority and right to enter into this

3.0 Terms  of Payment

PAYMENT AND INVOICING

Viabrand will issue tax invoices in accordance with the payment schedule as set out in the Schedule.

In the event that delays of 2 weeks or more occur, which are not due to any act of default on the part of Viabrand, Viabrand reserves the right to require progress payments over and above what is set out in the Schedule.

Should  You  fail to  pay  an invoice  by  its  due  date,  Viabrand  reserves  the right  to  discontinue provision of the Services until payment  has been  made, to  charge  interest  at the rate  of  2% above the current cash rate target  set by the Reserve  Bank on all unpaid Fees and to  require payment of  any costs  and  expenses  incurred  by  it which  arise  from  pursuing  payment  of  the outstanding Fees.

GST

Words used in this paragraph have the same meaning as in the GST Law (being A New Tax System  (Goods  and  Services  Tax)  Act 1999(Cth)).

To the extent that any supply made under  this Agreement  is a taxable  supply  and  GST  is not expressly included in the consideration, the recipient must pay, in addition to the consideration  payable for the taxable supply, an additional amount equal to the GST imposed in respect of the taxable supply. This additional amount is payable at the same time as the consideration to  which it    is referrable.

4.0 Intellectual Property

VIABRAND’S RESPONSIBILITY FOR RELEASES

Viabrand agrees  it is responsible  for  obtaining releases, licenses, permits or other authorisation to  use testimonials,  copyrighted  materials, photographs,  video,  art work  or  any other  property  or rights belonging to third parties which are required to be obtained by it for use in performing the Services.

YOUR RESPONSIBILITY FOR RELEASES

You warrant  that  all  elements  of  text,  images,  or  other  artwork  You  provide  are  either  owned  by You or that You have permission to use them. Viabrand will not be held liable for any legal infringements as a result of artwork  or the like being distributed or published under Your  direction and You agree to fully indemnify Viabrand in the event of a claim being brought against it or  it otherwise  suffering  loss  or  damage  as a result  of  Your  breach  of this paragraph.

ASSIGNMENT AND LICENCE

Upon delivery of the Services and final payment of the Fees by You:

  • (a) Viabrand will assign ownership of the visual elements, text, images and data that were created in providing the Services subject to no third party ownership of any such text, images  or  data preventing  the assignment  by  Viabrand;
  • (b) Viabrand  will  grant  You  an  exclusive,  perpetual,  non-assignable,  non-sub-licensable licence of the complete design comprising the combination  of  the visual  elements,  text, images  and  data and  provided  as part of  the project outlined in the Scope of Services;
  • (c) Viabrand  can provide  You  with  the source  files and  finished files, if requested by You, at an additional fee set by Viabrand.

5.0 Confidentiality

Neither party will, except as otherwise expressly permitted by this Agreement, or with the prior written approval of the other party, disclose the other party’s confidential information where ‘confidential information’ is any information that is confidential to a party and includes any information:

  • (a) relating to  the personnel,  policies  or  business operations  of  Viabrand  or You;
  • (b) relating to the terms of this Agreement;
  • (c) of  Yours  which  is included  in the deliverables  provided  as part of  the   Services;

other than information which is already in the public domain otherwise than through a breach of  this Agreement.

6.0 Privacy

If Viabrand collects, uses, discloses, transfers, stores or otherwise handles personal information of Yours while discharging its obligations under this Agreement (“Personal Information”) then Viabrand acknowledges and agrees that it will comply with the Privacy Act 1988  (Cth) and all    other applicable privacy laws and such other data protection laws as may be in force from time to time which regulate the collection, storage, use and disclosure of such information to the extent such laws are implied into this Agreement and cannot be excluded.

7.0 Liability

  • 7.1 Subject to Clauses 7.3 and 7.4, in respect of which the maximum liability limit in this    Clause will not apply, the maximum cumulative liability of Viabrand under or relating to this Agreement  during  the  term  of  this  Agreement  whether  in  contract  or  tort  (including without limitation negligence), or for any other cause of action and including indemnification obligations, is limited to the total Fees paid or payable by You during the twelve (12) months immediately preceding the first event giving rise to liability, irrespective  of  the number  of separate  discrete  events  with  separate  causations,  which  constitute  separate  breaches  by You.
  • 7.2 Disclaimer Except as expressly set forth  in this Agreement  and  to  the extent  permitted by law, neither party makes any other warranty, express or implied.
  • 7.3 If any condition or warranty is implied into this Agreement under the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth) or any  equivalent  State  or  Territory  legislation  and  cannot  be excluded, the liability of the Supplier for breach of the condition or warranty will be limited in   the discretion  of  Viabrand  to  one  or  more  of the following:
    • 7.3.1 in the case  of  goods,  any one  or  more  of  the following:
      • 7.3.1.1 the replacement  of  the goods  or  the supply  of  equivalent  goods;
      • 7.3.1.2 the repair  of  the goods;
      • 7.3.1.3 the payment  of  the cost  of  replacing  the goods  or  of acquiring equivalent  goods;  or
      • 7.3.1.4 the payment  of  the cost  of  having  the goods  repaired; and
    • 7.3.2 in the case of services:
      • 7.3.2.1 the supplying of the services again; or
      • 7.3.2.2 the payment  of  the cost  of  having  the services  supplied  again
    • 7.4 Neither party’s liability to  the other under this Agreement,     including indemnification obligations, include, nor will either party be liable for any indirect, incidental, special or consequential loss or damage including without limitation damages resulting from  delay  of delivery or from loss of profits, business, revenue, anticipated savings or goodwill whether in action in contact, tort (including without limitation negligence), product liability, statute or otherwise and whether or not  such  party  has been  advised  or  is aware  of  the possibility  of such damages.

8.0 Indemnity

  • 8.1.1 You will at all times indemnify and hold Viabrand, its directors, employees and agents harmless against all loss which may be incurred by any of them arising out of or in connection with any liabilities, claims, costs and expenses incurred by Viabrand in respect of any claim by a third party which is related to, arises out of, or is in any way associated with a breach of this Agreement or an act of negligence or wrongful default by You.

9.0 Term  and  Termination

PERIOD OF AGREEMENT AND NOTICE OF  TERMINATION

This Agreement shall become effective on the Commencement Date as set out in the Schedule and shall continue until terminated by either party upon not less than 60 days’ notice in writing given by either party to the other.
This Agreement may be terminated immediately on the happening of a terminating event by notice in writing at the option of the party which has not committed or been subject to the terminating event.

For  purposes  of  this Agreement,  the following  are  terminating events:

  • (a) the breach by either party of any of its obligations under this Agreement where such breach is not  remedied  within  30  days  of  written  notice  requiring  it to  do so;
  • (b) the appointment  of  any type  of  insolvency  administrator  to  either party;
  • (c) the entry by a party into any scheme, composition or arrangement with any of its creditors;
  • (d) the merger with or takeover of a party by a third  party,
  • (e) any event described in this Agreement as entitling a party to terminate this Agreement;
  • (f) either party ceasing or threatening to cease conducting its business in the normal manner; and
  • (g) a Force Majeure event occurring, entitling a party  to  terminate  this Agreement  as set out

If notice  is given  by  Viabrand  to  You  to  terminate  the Agreement,  then Viabrand  may also:

  • (h) repossess  any  of  its  property  in  Your  possession,  custody  or control;
  • (i) retain any moneys paid;
  • (j) be entitled to payment  for  any non-cancellable  materials  purchased  by  it with  evidence of  non-cancellability  being  provided  upon  request;
  • (k) be paid for any materials furnished or Services provided up to the date of termination;
  • (l) be regarded as discharged from any further obligations under this Agreement; and
  • (m) pursue any additional  or  alternative  remedies  provided  at law or  in equity

If notice is given by You to Viabrand to terminate the Agreement, then Viabrand will return to You or destroy all of Your Confidential Information and any other additional property belonging to You that it has in its possession;

Termination of this Agreement will not prejudice any claim by  the terminating  party  as a result  of any event  which  gives  a right  of  termination under  this Clause.

10.0 Force Majeure

Neither party will be liable for any delay or failure to perform its obligations pursuant to this Agreement if such delay is due to Force Majeure where ‘Force Majeure’ means a circumstance beyond the reasonable control of a party which results in the party being unable to observe or perform on time an obligation under this Agreement. Such circumstances include but are not limited to acts of God, natural disaster, fire, explosion, acts of war, terrorism, riots, civil commotion, malicious damage, sabotage, revolution or strikes.

A party affected by Force Majeure will be suspended from performing its obligations under this Agreement  for  the period  of  the delay  due  to  Force Majeure.

If a delay or failure to perform its obligations due to Force Majeure exceeds sixty (60) days, either party may immediately terminate this Agreement in accordance with (g) above.

11.0 General  Provisions

GOVERNING LAW

This Agreement shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Queensland, Australia.

ENTIRE AGREEMENT

This Agreement constitutes the entire Agreement of the parties about its  subject  matter  and supersedes all prior discussions, agreements and understandings of every kind and nature between them as to  such  subject matter.

SEVERABILITY

If any provision  of this Agreement  is held to  be illegal, invalid, or unenforceable under any present    or future law, then that provision will be fully severable. In such instance, this Agreement will be construed and enforced as if the illegal, invalid, or  unenforceable  provision  had never  comprised  a part of  this Agreement,  and the remaining provisions  of  this Agreement  will remain in full force   and effect.

VARIATION

A provision of this Agreement or a right or obligation created under it may not be varied except in writing and signed by both parties.

SUBCONTRACTING

Viabrand may subcontract the provision of the Services subject to Viabrand agreeing that it is responsible for all acts of any such  sub-contractors.

SURVIVAL

All rights and obligations which expressly or by their nature  survive  termination or  expiration  of this Agreement will continue in full force and effect subsequent to and notwithstanding such termination or expiration and until they are  satisfied or by  their nature    expire.

 

SCHEDULE, QUOTE & APPROVAL

The Schedule or Quote and a approval document will be supplied to you (Client) once you provide confirmation you want to engage our services

 

To accept this contract, please complete the schedule and signature approval document sent to you by email. If you did not receive one please contact Viabrand on [email protected] or call 07 3180 1416.