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Terms & Conditions

Web Site

The Guerdon Associates website is owned and operated by Guerdon Associates Pty Ltd (ABN 67 112 483 940). By accessing, browsing or using this website, you agree to the terms, conditions and disclaimers herein as amended from time to time. By contracting a service advertised on this website and/or by completing the registration process to become a subscriber to GuerdonNews® or GuerdonData® you agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions. Terms and Conditions may vary according to the subscriber and user. Guerdon Associates may amend these Terms and Conditions from time to time and any amendment will become effective immediately. Your continued use of this website after amendment constitutes an agreement to abide by and be bound by those Terms and Conditions, as amended.

Trademarks, Copyrights and Restrictions

All material on or sourced from this site, including, but not limited to images, illustrations, audio clips, and video clips, is protected by copyrights, trademarks, and other intellectual property rights which are owned and controlled by Guerdon Associates, its related companies or by other parties that have licensed their material to Guerdon Associates. Material on GuerdonAssociates.com, GuerdonData.com or any Web site owned, operated, licensed or controlled by Guerdon Associates is solely for the use specified in these terms and conditions unless you have the prior consent of Guerdon Associates. Such material may not be copied, reproduced, republished, modified, uploaded, posted, transmitted, or distributed in any way, including by e-mail or other electronic means, without the express prior consent of Guerdon Associates. Use of the materials on any other Web site or networked computer environment, or use of the materials for any purpose other than explicitly contracted use is a violation of Guerdon Associates copyrights, trademarks and other proprietary rights, and is prohibited.

The use of this website and these conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Australia. Any legal action arising out of its use shall be brought and enforced under the laws of Australia. By using this site, you agree to submit to the jurisdiction of the courts of Australia and any legal action pursued by you shall be within the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Australia.

Data, Analyses, News and Opinions

Guerdon Associates reserves the right to make available data, data analyses, news and opinions through its web site and in its newsletters. The information, analysis and opinion provided are intended to be for informational purposes only. Guerdon Associates assumes no liability for the use or interpretation of information contained therein. The publications are provided “as is” without warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of marketability, fitness for a particulr purpose, or non-infringement of third party rights.

GuerdonData® Subscribers

GuerdonData® subscribers who choose to pay in advance as regular or frequent users will receive a discount from the usual Pay Per View (PPV) fee. The discount will vary with extent of use. Any credit for unused value that the subscriber has will lapse at the end of the 12 month subscription period.

Annual subscriptions will be automatically renewed and invoices forwarded for the same level and category of service unless otherwise advised by the subscriber prior to the start of the new subscription term.

GuerdonData® subscribers’ terms of use will vary with but not be limited to the subscriber category that best describes how the subscriber will apply GuerdonData® data and services. In instances where more than one category describes a subscriber’s uses of GuerdonData® data and services then all terms and conditions applying to these multiple categories will be applied. Where these terms and conditions may conflict, the subscriber will be limited to a category or categories of data and services usage where there is no conflict. In these and other special circumstances Guerdon Associates may vary the terms and conditions of use to better meet a specific client’s and/or subscriber’s needs.

GuerdonData® Subscription Category – Corporates

Data, data reports and analyses are for internal use by a corporation’s management and employees only. Data may not be used by or forwarded to non-employees, contractors or other third parties, with the exception of the company’s board, or relevant board committee, or individual non-executive directors, without prior written permission from Guerdon Associates Pty Ltd.

GuerdonData® Subscription Category – Boards

Data, data reports and analyses are for internal board of directors’ use only. Data may not be used by or forwarded to non-directors, contractors or other third parties, with the exception of company executive management, without the prior written permission of Guerdon Associates Pty Ltd.

GuerdonData® Subscription Category – Consulting firms and other for profit service providers

Data, data reports and data analyses may be used for research and analyses commissioned by, or produced for, a specific client. Data, data reports and analyses may be reproduced, shared with and forwarded to a specific client for their exclusive internal use. Data, data analyses and reports produced and used for a specific client may not be used, shared with or re-issued to other clients or groups of clients, or any other party or parties, including contractors and sub-contractors. Data, data reports and data analyses may also be used for general internal research. However the results of this general research may not be provided to any third parties (including contractors and sub-contractors), without prior written permission from Guerdon Associates Pty Ltd. These include applications of data, data analyses and reports for promotional purposes. Irrespective of the purpose, data, data reports and data analyses may not be misrepresented in any way. In addition, irrespective of the purpose, data, data reports, and data analyses reproduced must be attributed to GuerdonData®. Research or analyses conducted using GuerdonData® data by the subscriber must acknowledge the source of the data.

GuerdonData® Subscription Category – Individuals

Data reports and analyses are for individual use only. Data may not be shared with, shown to, or forwarded to third parties, with the exception of the individual’s current employer, or a specific single prospective employer, or specific, single service provider to the individual, such as a law firm.

GuerdonData® Subscription Category – News Media

Data, data reports and data analyses may be used for News Media research providing GuerdonData® is referenced or acknowledged as the basis or source of data in any news release, news presentation or news publication. Such research, news releases, news presentations or news publications must not misrepresent data, data reports or data analyses sourced from GuerdonData® in any way. Actual GuerdonData® output cannot be reproduced without prior written permission of Guerdon Associates Pty Ltd.

GuerdonData® Subscription Category – Not for profit associations

Data, data reports and analyses and all other GuerdonData® output may be used for internal research, summarised and the summary forwarded to constituent members. GuerdonData® must be cited or acknowledged as the data source for all relevant research and research summaries. Such research and summaries must not misrepresent data, data reports or data analyses sourced from GuerdonData® in any way. Such research and summaries must not be used for commercial purposes. Actual GuerdonData® outputs may not be reproduced and forwarded to members without prior written permission. Recipients of these summaries do not have permission to reproduce, forward or otherwise use research and summaries of research without the prior written permission of Guerdon Associates Pty Ltd.

GuerdonData® Subscription Category – Not for profit researchers

Data reports and analyses may be used for research, summarised and the summary and results of research published broadly. Specific outputs from GuerdonData® may not be reproduced, published or generally disseminated in any way without the prior written permission of Guerdon Associates Pty Ltd. The research may only be used for financial, economic and/or behavioural academic or think tank research purposes, and must not be used for advocacy purposes or commercial purposes. On a case-by-case basis, permission may be granted for fuller access to GuerdonData® databases for the furtherance of research under specific and prior agreed conditions. Such research and summaries must not misrepresent data, data reports or data analyses sourced from GuerdonData® in any way. GuerdonData® must be acknowledged as the source for all research.

Fraud

Any party engaged in illegal activities involving the use of this website will be subject to civil and criminal sanctions and prosecution. Guerdon Associates does not guarantee that it will be able to prevent any illegal or inappropriate use of this website, nor that it will give notice of any illegal or inappropriate use of this website. It is illegal to subscribe or otherwise contract to paid services under a false name. All persons found to have placed a fraudulent order for subscription or other services will be prosecuted.

GST (Goods & Services Tax)

Our products and services attract a Goods and Services Tax (GST). All prices advertised are inclusive of all taxes. This is a broad based tax on consumption, which applies to the supply of most goods and services.

Currency

All fees on GuerdonAssociates.com or GuerdonData.com are listed in Australian dollars (AUD).

Links to other sites

This site provides links to other related sites. Guerdon Associates is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such web sites. Guerdon Associates does not warrant the security of any information supplied to Guerdon Associates through its web site. Further, Guerdon Associates does not warrant that third parties outside of Guerdon Associates cannot access any information supplied.

Information accessibility

Guerdon Associates endeavours to make information available through its web site accessible to all subscribers. If you are having difficulty accessing or reading information, please use the Contacts page to contact Guerdon Associates and we will attempt to arrange the information in another form for you.