- Acceptance of Terms
- Intellectual Property Rights
- Use of Website
- Use of HIA Contracts
- Data Protection
- Limitations of Liability and Warranty
- Trialling Version
1 ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS
By using HIA Contracts Online you agree to following terms and conditions ("the
2 INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
HIA owns the intellectual property rights in the website, HIA contracts and any
other material on the website.
3 USE OF WEBSITE
You must not use our website in any way that causes, or may cause, damage to the
website or impairment of the availability or accessibility of the website; or in
any way which is unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful, or in connection with
any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful purpose or activity.
You must not use our website to copy, store, host, transmit, send, use, publish
or distribute any material which consists of (or is linked to) any spyware, computer
virus, Trojan horse, worm, keystroke logger, rootkit or other malicious computer
You must not conduct any systematic or automated data collection activities (including
without limitation scraping, data mining, data extraction and data harvesting) on
or in relation to our website without our express written consent.
You must not use our website to transmit or send unsolicited commercial communications.
You must not use our website for any purposes related to marketing without our express
4 USE OF HIA CONTRACTS
On our Site, we offer "fill in the blank" standard form HIA Contracts.
HIA grants you a limited, personal, non-exclusive, non-transferable license to use
HIA Contracts in connection with your clients for your own internal business use.
Except as otherwise provided, you acknowledge and agree that you have no right to
modify, edit, copy, reproduce, create derivative works of, reverse engineer, alter,
enhance or in any way exploit any of the Contracts in any manner. You shall not
remove any copyright notice from any HIA Contract. You may not redistribute any
You will need to purchase contract credits before you will be able to complete a contract. Purchase your credits by clicking on Inventory. Select the contract and enter the number of credits required. Click on the Purchase button.
HIA members purchasing credits over the value of $100 may either pay via credit card or on account by selecting Invoice. Members purchasing credits of less than $100 in value will need to pay via credit card. Non-members will also need to pay via credit card.
If you attempt to complete a contract but have not yet purchased credits relevant to that contract, you will be redirected to the Inventory page before proceeding.
Payment invoices are emailed to you for your records
You can request a refund of any unused Credits purchased for HIA Contracts Online.
HIA will refund any payment made for Credits purchased for HIA Contracts Online,
so long as you have not used or completed the HIA Contract. Upon a valid request
being received, HIA will refund to you the amount you paid for the HIA Contract.
HIA will not issue refunds for credits that have been used.
Members are encouraged to fully preview the applicable HIA contract prior to using
the Credit and Completing the contract.
The contract should be checked for all details, including builder’s name, owner’s
name, site address and contract price before it is "completed".
7 DATA PROTECTION
Any information supplied by you to HIA is subject to the Privacy Act and any Privacy
Policy HIA may publish from time to time. HIA will protect your information from
unauthorised access at least as well as it protects its own corporate information.
Completed contracts are stored in portable document form ("pdf"). HIA will not view
your completed Contracts but may view your file system information (file extensions,
sizes etc. but not your file contents) to provide technical support, unless otherwise
authorised by the user.
The Software runs on HIA’s computers, and these also store the relevant data. In
the event of failure, malfunction of or damage to HIA’s computers, HIA will provide
backup copies of your data as stored on the computers in the week preceding the
failure. You should also keep your own hard copies of any contracts and other records
produced through the use of the Software.
Information entered in HIA Contracts Online is stored on servers that have several
layers of protection to block unauthorised access to that information.
HIA will store your data on its computers for at least 6 months. Data older than
6 months may be removed by HIA to archival backup material.
8 LIMITATIONS OF WARRANTIES AND LIABILITY
This Software is provided "as is". HIA provides no express warranties, and does
not represent that the Software is fit for any particular purpose or will achieve
any particular result. You should not rely on the Software and should keep your
own copies of all relevant information.
You understand that your purchase, download, and/or- use of a contract is not legal
advice and that each contract and any applicable instructions or guidance is not
customised to your particular needs.
To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, all warranties, rights, remedies
and liability to you or a third party for breach of contract, negligence or breach
of any other law are excluded. In the case of any liability which cannot lawfully
be excluded, but can be limited, HIA’s liability is limited to its choice of resupplying
or paying the cost of re-supplying the services consisting of the use of the Software.
Use of the Software is provided in an on-line Internet environment over which HIA
has no control. You should take this into account when deciding to use the Software.
HIA accepts no liability if you are unable to obtain access (or useful access) to
the Software, either at all or at the time you require it, as a result of any technical
fault, interruption or delay in Internet access by you to HIA’s computers.
9 TRIALLING VERSIONS
HIA may from, time to time, make certain contracts available free of charge for
You acknowledge that in event you use such contracts, your access is a simple, non-exclusive
and temporally restricted right that solely for the purpose of testing and trialing
HIA is not obligated to provide maintenance, technical support or updates for contracts
offered for in such circumstances. HIA is not obligated to make these contracts
commercially available in the future.
HIA gives no warranties, representations, conditions, undertakings or other obligations
the contracts available for trialling will be error-free or that such errors will
be corrected are given, all of which are hereby excluded to the fullest extent permitted
HIA may revise these terms and conditions from time-to-time, including the price
of HIA contracts. This may affect the purchased credits available for use. Variations
to these terms and conditions will apply to the use of this website from the date
of the publication of the varied terms and conditions upon this website.