Terms of service
This site, www.wedsites.com (the “Site” or “Website”), is owned and operated by Wedsites (hereinafter referred to as “we”, “us” or “platform”). These terms also apply to any sub-domains.
Wedsites reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to modify or replace these Terms of Service by posting the updated terms on the Site. Your continued use of the Site after any such changes constitutes your acceptance of the new Terms of Service.
Please review this Agreement periodically for changes. If you do not agree to any of this Agreement or any changes to this Agreement, do not use, access or continue to access the Site or discontinue any use of the Site immediately.
Wedsites provides a digital platform to help couples manage their wedding tasks, events, and guest list, send out paperless announcements, and create a RSVP website all in one place.
These Terms are important and you should ensure that you read them carefully and contact us with any questions before you use the Website. You can contact us at [email protected]
Limitation of Liability
Under no circumstances shall Company be liable for any direct, indirect, special, incidental or consequential damages, including but not limited to, loss of data or profit, arising out of the use, or the inability to use, the materials on this site, even if we or an authorized representative has been advised of the possibility of such damages. If your use of materials from this site results in the need for servicing, repair or correction of equipment or data, you assume any costs thereof.
By using the Website you acknowledge and agree that you have read and understand the Terms and you agree to be bound by them. If you do not agree to the Terms, please do not use the Website.
In these Terms the following definitions shall apply:
“Content” means any and all text, artwork, drawings, photographs, audio materials, visual materials, audio/visual materials, software, and graphic user interface design that appear on the Website;
“User” means a person using the platform;
“Guest” or “Guest List” means you or any other person who is invited to the users event(s);
“Registration Data” means information provided by you in order to register to access certain sections of this Website, including but not limited to name(s), date(s), location(s), contact details;
“Guest Details” means information provided by you or your guests in order to send, including but not limited to, announcements, links, invitations, and requests for more
“User Details” means all information associated with your account.
2. Licence to use Website
2.1 We grant you a non-exclusive, worldwide, non-transferable licence for 12 months to use the Website in accordance with the terms and conditions set out in this Agreement, at the end of which the license will expire unless renewed.
2.2 You may access and use the Website (including any incidental copying that occurs as part of that use) in the normal manner.
2.3 You must not add any Content to the Website:
(a) unless you hold all necessary rights, permissions, licences and consents to do so;
(b) that would cause you or us to breach any law, regulation, rule, code or other legal obligation;
(c) that is or could reasonably be considered to be obscene, inappropriate, defamatory, disparaging, indecent, seditious, offensive, pornographic, threatening, abusive, liable to incite racial hatred, discriminatory, blasphemous, in breach of confidence or in breach of privacy;
(d) that would bring us, or the Website, into disrepute; or
(e) that infringes the intellectual property or other rights of any person.
2.4 We reserve the right at our sole discretion to remove or modify any Content added by you to the Website at any time.
2.5 Our website may contain links to websites operated by third parties. Those links are provided for convenience and may not remain current or be maintained. Unless expressly stated otherwise, we do not endorse and are not responsible for the content on those linked websites and have no control over or rights in those linked websites
2.6 The Website contains links to other websites as well as Content added by people other than us. We do not endorse, sponsor or approve any such user generated Content or any Content available on any linked website.
2.7 You may share and embed links from our Website on third party websites however we wholly reserve the right to remove and/or to request the removal of any such links at our sole discretion.
2.8 You may send paperless announcements (“invitations” and or “save the dates”) and share your wedding website (“wedsite”) to a third party (“guest” or “guest list”). Sending a paperless announcement with contacts in your guest list gives the third party access to view your paperless announcements and wedding website.
2.9 You will exercise care when sharing your paperless announcements and wedding website with third parties, and must only share them with parties that you trust will use the platform in a normal and responsible manner and you agree to indemnify us from their use in accordance with clause 12.
2.10 Except as expressly permitted by these Terms, any:
(a) modification or other use;
(b) sale; or
(c) redistribution in any form or medium of the Content is prohibited without the prior written permission of us.
2.11 You acknowledge and agree that:
(a) we retain complete editorial control over the Website and may alter, amend or cease the operation of the Website at any time in our sole discretion; and
(b) the Website will not operate on a continuous basis, and may be unavailable from time to time (including for maintenance purposes).
3. Intellectual Property Rights
3.1 Nothing in these Terms constitutes a transfer of any intellectual property rights. You acknowledge and agree that, as between you and us, we own all intellectual property rights in the Website.
3.2 Notwithstanding 3.1, you retain the intellectual property rights that you already held over any Content before you submitted, posted or displayed it on the Website. You grant us a limited license over that Content. Other than this limited license, we agree that we obtain no additional rights over that Content.
3.3 You agree that we have a royalty-free, irrevocable, and worldwide license (for as long as your Content is stored with us) to use that Content referred to in 3.2, including to display, communicate to the public, change (including for technical reasons), reproduce, and distribute that Content. We may also elect not to display, post, or store that Content.
3.4 You consent to any act or omission, which would otherwise constitute an infringement of your moral rights, and if you add any Content in which any third party has moral rights, you must also ensure that the third party also consents in the same manner.
3.5 The licence in clause 3.2 will survive any termination of these Terms.
4.1 To access certain parts of this Website, you must register by providing us with certain Registration Data as requested.
4.2 If you are under the age of 12 years, you may not create an account. You also may not create an account for any person other than yourself who is under the age of 12 years.
4.3 If you are 12 or older but under the age of 18, or if you are registering for any person older than 12 but under 18, you represent that you have reviewed these Terms with your or their parent or legal guardian to make sure that you and your or they and their parent or legal guardian understand these Terms. If you are a parent or guardian permitting a person under the age of 18 (a Minor) to create an account, you agree to:
exercise supervision over the Minor's use of our website and account;
assume all risks associated with the Minor's use of our website and their account, including the transmission of content or information to and from third parties via the Internet;
ensure that the content and information that the Minor may encounter on our website are suitable for the Minor;
assume liabilities resulting from the Minor's use of our website and their account
ensure the accuracy and truthfulness of all information submitted by the Minor; and
provide the consents contained in these Terms on behalf of the Minor.
We may ask you to confirm that you have your parent's or guardian's permission and that they have agreed to these Terms on your behalf, and, even if we do not do this, we will assume that this is the case and will provide access to our website and your account on this basis.
4.4 In the event that you provide Registration Data to us, you represent and warrant to us that the Registration Data provided is true, complete, accurate and up to date, and you undertake to maintain the verity, completeness and accuracy of your Registration Data as necessary and/or as required by us.
4.5 If you do provide us with Registration Data, including if you have provided someone else with information, which they then provide to us as Registration Data:
(a) you may receive emails from us confirming the details of your registration and any purchases from the Website made by you, and providing you with necessary information relating to your access and use of the Website and any purchases from the Website made by you;
(b) from time to time we may email you with messages about our services we believe may be of interest to you, such as requests for feedback, new products, features, services, special offers and updated information. The newsletters may contain code that enables our database to track your usage of the newsletters, including whether the email was opened and/or what links (if any) were clicked. We may combine that information with other information we have about you and may use that information to improve your site experience and/or provide customised email communications to you. You may unsubscribe from these messages at any time;
5. Personal Information
5.2 We may disclose that information to third parties that help us deliver our services (including information technology suppliers, communication suppliers and our business partners) or as required by law. If you do not provide this information, we may not be able to provide all of our services to you. We may also disclose your personal information to recipients that are located outside of Australia, including to entities of our choosing in countries of our choosing.
(i) how we store and use, and how you may access and correct your personal information;
(ii) how you can contact us regarding the handling of your personal information; and
6. Username and password
6.1 In the event that you do create an account with us you will be provided with an invitation code which you can then use to access the platform to add your wedding location and details, including but not limited to tasks, vendors, guest contact details and other preferences.
6.2 You agree not to share, publish, post to another website or otherwise allow access to any other individual or entity unless you intend for them to act on your behalf.
6.3 You must ensure the security and confidentiality of your account. You are wholly responsible for all activities, which occur, under your account. You agree to immediately notify us of any unauthorised use of your account or any other breach of security.
6.4 We reserve the right to suspend or terminate your license to the Website or access to any and/or all parts of the Website at our sole discretion, including if we believe you are abusing the services in any way, have breached these Terms or are no longer an active user of this Website.
6.5 You acknowledge, consent and agree that we may access, preserve, and disclose your Registration Data and Response Details if required to do so by law or in a good faith belief that such access, preservation or disclosure is reasonably necessary to:
(a) comply with any legal process;
(b) enforce these Terms;
(c) respond to your requests for customer service; or
(d) protect the rights, property, or personal safety of us, our users and/or the public.
7.1 Certain Content on our Website may only be accessible if you are registered with us and have purchased a license (“fees”).
7.2 If things aren’t working out and we can’t resolve your issue, we’re happy to give you a full refund within 14 days of the original purchase date. Licenses fees will only be refunded by crediting the account linked to your original payment. Please note refunds will only be issued within this time period.
7.3 No refunds will be made in the case of loss of your Membership Details or unlawful use of your account or Membership Details, or any other breach of these Terms by you.
8.1 You use this Website at your own risk.
8.2 Content and other information on this Website is provided as general information only. It is not intended as advice and must not be relied upon as such.
8.3 We do not make any representations or warranties as to the reliability, accuracy or completeness of the Content on this Website, nor do we accept any responsibility arising in any way from errors or omissions.
8.5 We’re always trying to improve the Services, so they may change over time. We may suspend or discontinue any part of the Services, or we may introduce new features or impose limits on certain features or restrict access to parts or all of the Services. We’ll try to give you notice when we make a material change to the Services that would adversely affect you, but this isn’t always practical. Similarly, we reserve the right to remove any Content from the Services at any time, for any reason (including, but not limited to, if someone alleges you contributed that Content in violation of these Terms), in our sole discretion, and without notice.
9. Limitation of liability
9.1 To the full extent permitted by law, we exclude all liability for any direct or indirect damages in respect to any:
(a) loss of data;
(b) bugs, viruses, trojan horses, or the like, which may be transmitted to or through our Website by any third party;
(c) errors, mistakes or inaccuracies of content;
(d) personal injury or property damage, of any nature whatsoever, resulting from access to and use of our Website;
(e) any unauthorised access to or use of our secure servers and/or any and all personal information and/or financial information stored therein;
(f) interruption of business or any consequential or incidental damages.
9.2 To the full extent permitted by law, any person or persons associated with us will not be taken to represent us and we exclude all liability for any claims arising out of their behaviour outside of our services.
9.3 To the full extent permitted by law, we exclude all representations, warranties or terms (whether express or implied) other than those expressly set out in these Terms.
9.4 These Terms are to be read subject to any legislation, which prohibits or restricts the exclusion, restriction or modification of any implied warranties, conditions, guarantees or obligations. If such legislation applies, to the extent possible, we limit our liability in respect of any claim to, at our option:
(a) in the case of goods:
(i) the replacement of the goods or the supply of equivalent goods;
(ii) the repair of the goods;
(iii) the payment of the cost of replacing the goods or of acquiring equivalent goods; or
(iv) the payment of having the goods repaired, and
(b) in the case of services:
(i) the supply of the services again; or
(ii) the payment of the cost of having the services supplied again.
10. Your warranties to us
You represent and warrant to us as follows:
(a) you have the legal capacity to enter these Terms;
(b) you meet the minimum age requirements and legal capacity described in clause 4.2;
(c) you understand that all content on this Website is for informational purposes only;
(d) you understand and acknowledge that your conduct, including your use of this Website, is governed by laws in your jurisdiction(s) and that you must abide by those laws;
(e) you have complied with and will continue to comply with clause 2.3;
(f) you have all necessary rights to grant the licences and consents set out in clauses 3.2 and 3.3.
You agree to indemnify and hold us, our officers, directors, shareholders, employees and agents (each an “Indemnified Party”) harmless from and against all costs, damages, loss or expenses incurred by an Indemnified Party due to or arising out of or in connection with your (or a third party’s) use of the Website and/or any breach or non-performance of any of your agreements, representations, undertakings and warranties in this Agreement.
12.1 These Terms terminate automatically if, for any reason, we cease to operate the Website.
12.2 We may otherwise terminate these Terms immediately, on notice to you, if you have breached these Terms in any way.
- Image Delivery and Electronic Storage
On occasion, technical problems may delay access to our Website and/or our Content, and whilst we will endeavour to avoid and/or fix such problems, You agree that any such disruptions shall not constitute a breach of this Agreement.
You acknowledge and agree that any and all fees payable by you are exclusive of any applicable sales, use, withholding or other transactional taxes, including but not limited to any Goods and Services Tax payable pursuant to A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax) Act 1999 (Cth). You agree that you will pay all such applicable taxes.
14.1 Some of the links in our blog are affiliate links which means we receive a small commission if you purchase a product or services using one of these links. To be clear, we never recommend products or services that we haven’t personally used. We only recommend products and services that we believe in and can wholeheartedly vouch for. While we may make a small commission through your purchase, clicking on an affiliate link doesn’t change the price for you. It’s essentially a thank you tip we receive from the vendor for giving them the referral. The money we earn through affiliates goes straight back into improving our products so we can serve our customers (that’s you) even better.
15. Governing Law
15.1 This Agreement (and any further rules, policies, or guidelines incorporated by reference) shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of Victoria, Australia, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law.
16.1 You must not assign, sublicense or otherwise deal in any other way with any of your rights under these Terms.
16.2 If a provision of these Terms are invalid or unenforceable it is to be read down or severed to the extent necessary without affecting the validity or enforceability of the remaining provisions.
16.3 Each party must at its own expense do everything reasonably necessary to give full effect to this Agreement and the events contemplated by it.
16.4 This Agreement is the entire Agreement of the parties about its subject matter and supersedes all other representations, arrangements or agreements. Other than as expressly set out in this Agreement, no party has relied on any representation made by or on behalf of the other.