Last Updated:  September 20, 2019

expensemanager Software Pty Ltd. ABN 73 002 087 489 (“expensemanager”, the “Software” or “We”) provides expense management software, invoice processing, applications and other related financial tools and services.  These offerings are provided by expensemanager through the website www.expense-manager.com and/or related websites (collectively the “Site”) and, together with any related software, tools and services provided in connection with the Application for Site, the “expensemanager Service” .  These offerings are available only for business or commercial use.

Please read carefully the following terms and conditions ("Terms of Service") and our Privacy Policy, which may be found on our website at https:// http://expense-manager.com/privacy-policy and which is incorporated herein by reference into these Terms of Service.

This Software Subscription Agreement explains expensemanager’s obligations as a software provider and Your obligations as a Customer.  This Software Subscription Agreement is binding on any use of the software and will apply to You on execution of this Agreement.

1. Definitions

1.1 “expensemanager”, “We” or  “Us” is owned and operated by expensemanager Software  a Proprietary Limited Company. 

1.2 “You” or “Your, or “Customer” means the company or other legal entity accepting this Agreement

1.3 “Users” means an individual who is authorised by You to use the Software and to whom You have (or We at Your Request) have supplied a user identification and password.  Users may include, Your employees, consultants, contractors and agents, and third parties with which You transact business.

1.4 “Documentation” means online user guides, documentation, and help and training materials, as updated from time to time, accessible via the login to the applicable Software or as otherwise provided by us to you

1.5 “Your Data” means electronic data and information submitted by or for You to the Software or collected and processed by or for You using the Software and includes Your company information, payment information, expense report data, transaction information and other User data.

1.6 “Your Database” means the unique instance on our servers that stores and controls Your Data.

1.7 “Service” means the provision of the expense management software, invoice processing, applications and other related financial tools and services through the Site together with any related software, tools and services provided in connection with the expensemanager Service.

1.8 “Our Property” means the Software, the Site, and all other software, hardware, technology, documentation, and information provided by Us in connection with the Software.

1.9 "Force Majeure Event" means an event, or a series of related events, that is outside the reasonable control of the party affected (including failures of the internet or any public telecommunications network, hacking attacks, denial of service attacks, virus or other malicious software attacks or infections, power failures, industrial disputes, changes to the law, disasters, explosions, fires, floods, riots, terrorist attacks and wars)

2.Use, Access, Registration

2.1 Use - By signing this Agreement, You (1) agree to the following terms and conditions of this Agreement as identified in this Agreement, (2) represent and warrant that You are authorised to sign this Agreement, and (3) agree that You will be responsible for the acts and omissions of Your Users who use the Software.

2.2 Access and Registration. You will provide accurate, current and complete information (including about Users) in any registration, payment or other Account-related forms that You provide to Us and agree to maintain the security of Your User name(s) and password(s).  You will maintain and promptly update Your information to keep it accurate, current and complete.  You understand that any person with Your username(s) and password(s) may be able to access Your Data.  You accept all risks of unauthorised access to Your Data  based on Your sharing or loss of a username and password, or circumvention of a user password via guessing attacks. You will promptly notify Us if You discover or otherwise suspect any security breaches related to the Software.

3.Term, Start Date, Implementation, Termination, Cancellation, survivability

3.1 Term. The Subscription begins from the date of this Agreement and will continue in effect in perpetuity unless and until terminated with sixty (60) days’ advance written notice to the non-terminating party, or otherwise pursuant to these terms (the “Term”

3.2 Termination. If You breach any of these Terms of Service, We will have the right to suspend, disable or terminate your Account or terminate this Subscription Agreement.  In the event We terminate this Agreement  all rights granted to You under this Agreement shall immediately terminate, including the right to access and use the Software by all Your users and you will remain liable for any and all amounts due hereunder.

3.3 Cancellation. Without limiting your legal rights, after the Initial Term you may terminate this Agreement with 60 days notice.  Termination will be effective 60 days after expensemanager’s receipt of the written notice. 

A monthly subscription fee will apply for the final 60 day term and will be invoiced at the average monthly rate that has been invoiced during the previous six months.

If You cancel Your Subscription, we will assume that You have exported all Your Data You require.  Should You require access to the Software to retrieve Your Data past the 60 days notice, you will be required to pay a monthly fee for continued use to retrieve Your Data which will be calculated by Us and averaged on the previous 12 month’s monthly subscription fees.  The access to the Software for retrieval of Your Data will be sufficient to export all Data reasonably required by You.

3.4 Survivability. Termination of this Agreement shall not be construed to waive or release any claim that a party is entitled to assert at the time of such termination, and the following sections will continue to apply:  Grant of Rights (b), Ownership, Restrictions, Warranties and Limitations, Indemnification, and General Provisions.

4.Payment, Disputes

4.1 Payment. We will invoice you monthly for each month’s fees or charges to its account in accordance with the fees, charges, and billing terms as defined in this Agreement.  The fees will be invoiced in the first seven days after the month end and You must pay such invoices within 14 days of their receipt.

Except as otherwise specifically provided in this Agreement, all payment obligations are non-cancelable and all amounts paid are nonrefundable. You  may add expensemanager Services by executing an addendum to this Agreement.  All pricing terms are confidential, and You agreess not to disclose them to any third party.

Where You fail to pay any such invoice within 30 days of its receipt, We may charge You Interest on any outstanding amounts at the rate of 6% per annum, calculated monthly from the date on which such payment was due.   

4.2 We reserve the right to withdraw Your access to the Software if You do not pay the fees or charges when due.  We will give You at least 14 days’ prior notice that Your account is overdue and advise that non-payment may result in suspending access to the Software.

4.3 Payment disputes. We will not exercise Our rights under this section ‘Payment’ if You are disputing the applicable charges reasonably and in good faith and are cooperating to resolve the dispute.

5.Confidentiality

Unless the relevant party has the prior written consent of the other or unless required to do so by law, each party will preserve the confidentiality of all Confidential Information of the other obtained in connection with this Agreement. Neither party will, without the prior written consent of the other, disclose or make any Confidential Information available to any person, or use the same for its own benefit, other than as contemplated by this Agreement.  Each party's obligations under this clause will survive termination of the Agreement.

Confidential Information” means all information disclosed by a party (“Disclosing Party”) to the other party (“Receiving Party”), whether orally or in writing, that is designated as confidential or that reasonably should be understood to be confidential given the nature of the information and the circumstances of disclosure.

Our Confidential Information includes any information regarding the design, specifications, components, functionality or operation of the software, payment terms and pricing of the Service. 

Your Confidential information includes Your Data, provided, however that You hereby grant to expensemanager a worldwide, royalty-free, non-exclusive licence to use data generated as a result of Your use of the expensemanager service solely for purposes of (a) maintaining and improving the expensemanager Service and (b) providing You with access to special product offers and promotions and we will not provide third parties with your contact information.

However, Confidential Information does not include any information that:

  1. is or becomes generally known to the public without breach of any obligation owed to the Disclosing Party;
  2. was known to the Receiving Party prior to its disclosure by the Disclosing Party without breach of any obligation owed to the Disclosing Party;
  3. is received from a third party without breach of any obligation owed to the Disclosing Party;
  4. was independently developed by the Receiving Party.

6.Availability, Data Security, Provision, Support, Force Majeure

6.1 Availability. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to make the Software available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, but do not guarantee 100% availability.

For the avoidance of doubt, downtime caused directly or indirectly by any of the following shall not be considered a breach of this Agreement:

  1. a Force Majeure Event;
  2. a fault or failure of the internet or any public telecommunications network;
  3. a fault or failure of the Customer's computer systems or networks;
  4. any breach by the Customer of this Agreement;
  5. planned downtime for maintenance carried out in accordance with this Agreement.

6.2 Planned downtime. At times we will schedule planned downtime to carry out maintenance and system upgrades. We shall give at least 8 hours electronic notice and shall schedule to the extent practicable during the weekend hours between 6:00 p.m. Friday and 3:00 a.m. Monday Eastern Standard time.

6.3 Data Security & Storage. We will maintain administrative, physical and technical safeguards to protect the security and integrity of the Software and protect against the accidental or unauthorised access, use, alteration or disclosure of Your Data. 

There is no limit on amount of data You can store in the Software and we will retain data for 7 years 6 months at which time we then archive the data. You will be able to retrieve archived data for an additional fee.

6.4 Provision. We may, at Our option, issue a New Release of the Software at any time and New Releases may include, without limitation; new versions of the Software which correct defects in the Software; and new versions of the Software which We may elect to release as enhanced versions of the Software, which may include new functionality, but which will, during the Initial Term, not have reduced functionality from the Software provided by Us at the commencement of this Agreement. 

6.5 Support. During the Subscription Period, We will provide You the following support:

  • Documentation Access to our extensive online documentation including help screens and training manuals.
  • Regular emails from Us
  • Unlimited support for users with Administrators and Payer access rights for the duration of the subscription period. Support events can be logged by telephone, email or through Our online support software. 

6.6 Force Majeure Event. If a Force Majeure Event gives rise to a failure or delay in either party performing any obligation under this Agreement (other than any obligation to make a payment), that obligation will be suspended for the duration of the Force Majeure Event.

A party that becomes aware of a Force Majeure Event which gives rise to, or which is likely to give rise to, any failure or delay in that party performing any obligation under this Agreement, must:

  1. promptly notify the other;
  2. inform the other of the period for which it is estimated that such failure or delay will continue;
  3. A party whose performance of its obligations under this Agreement is affected by a Force Majeure Event must take reasonable steps to mitigate the effects of the Force Majeure Event;
  4. If a delay or failure to perform a party’s obligations due to Force Majeure exceeds thirty (30) days, either party may immediately terminate this Agreement on providing notice to the other party.

7.Grant of Rights, Ownership, Use Restrictions, Privacy Policy

7.1 Grant of Rights. Subject to the terms of this Service Agreement: (a) We grant You a non-exclusive, non-transferable, worldwide right during the term of the Service Agreement to access and use the Service solely for your internal business or commercial purposes as contemplated by this Service Agreement; and (b) You  hereby give Us a non-exclusive, worldwide right (i) to use Your Data as necessary to provide the Service, and (ii) to create aggregated or redacted forms of Your Data that do not identify You or any users of an Account so as to enable us to provide the Services. .  This permission also extends to trusted third parties we work with to provide the Services, for example our storage space and receipt and invoice data extraction; and (c) We warrant that as a course of business expensemanager has entered into confidentiality agreements with its trusted third parties that it works with to provide Services.

7.2 Ownership. We own and retain all right, title, and interest in and to Our Property provided by Us in connection with the Software; (b) all ideas, know-how, and techniques that may be developed, conceived, or invented by Us during its performance under this Agreement.  You own and retains all right, title, and interest in and to Your Data and all intellectual property rights therein.

7.3 Use Restrictions. Except as expressly permitted under this Agreement, You shall not do any of the following:  (a) sell, distribute, sublicense, broadcast, or commercially exploit Our Property or any rights under the Agreement, including without limitation any access or use of Our Property on a software bureau basis or for any Customer processing software (such as for any third parties on a rental or sharing basis); (b) introduce any infringing, obscene, libelous, or otherwise unlawful data or material into the Software; (c) copy, modify, or prepare derivative works based on Our Property; (d) reverse engineer, decompile, disassemble, or attempt to derive source code from Our Property ; or (e) remove, obscure, or alter any intellectual property right or confidentiality notices or legends appearing in or on any aspect of any Our Property.

7.4 You acknowledge that by using the expensemanager Service You and your Users are bound by Google’s Terms of Service when using the mileage feature.

7.5 Privacy Policy. You agree to allow Us to use any User or Company details provided to Us in connection with this Agreement in accordance with expensemanager’s then current privacy policy displayed on the expensemanager website.  www.expense-manager.com/privacy-policy

8. Warranties, Limitations, Exclusions of Liability

8.1 Warranties. Each party represents, warrants, and covenants to the other party that: (a) it has the authority to enter into this Agreement, to grant the rights granted by it under this Agreement, and to perform its obligations under this Agreement; (b) it will comply with all applicable laws and regulations that may be in effect during the term of this Agreement as they apply under this Agreement; and (c) Your Data and Software, and the use thereof, does not and will not infringe, or constitute an infringement or misappropriation of, any intellectual property rights, privacy rights or other proprietary rights of a third party or breach the terms of any agreement . We warrant that we have all intellectual property rights and authorisations required from any person to provide You with the Software and we will indemnify You in respect of any claims for breach of intellectual property rights against you resulting from Your use of the Software in accordance with the terms of this Agreement.

We warrant that the expensemanager Service will be supplied with due care and skill, be of acceptable quality and reasonably fit for purpose.

8.2 Limitations. You acknowledge that complex software is never wholly free from defects, errors and bugs; and subject to the other provisions of this Agreement, expensemanager gives no warranty or representation that the expensemanager Service will be wholly free from defects, errors and bugs but does warrant that the Software will be sufficient for You to operate in the manner prescribed in our online manuals, and will be reasonably free from defects, errors and bugs and will be fit for its purpose.

You acknowledge that complex software is never entirely free from security vulnerabilities and subject to the other provisions of this Agreement, expensemanager gives no warranty or representation that the expensemanager Service will be entirely secure.

You acknowledge that any information provided by the expensemanager Service cannot be considered legal, financial, accountancy or taxation advice.

8.3 Limitations and exclusions of liability. The limitations and exclusions of liability set out in this clause and elsewhere in this Agreement:

  1. are subject to this clause; and
  2. govern all liabilities arising under the Agreement or relating to the subject matter of the Agreement, including liabilities arising in contract, in tort (including negligence) and for breach of statutory duty, except to the extent expressly provided otherwise in the Agreement.

We do not exclude or limit Our liability where that would be against the law. Our liability is limited as follows.

  1. We are responsible to You only for direct losses and damages that are reasonably foreseeable and result either from Our failure to exercise reasonable care and skill or are in breach of this Agreement;
  2. Where allowed by law, We are not liable for any indirect, incidental, punitive, exemplary or consequential damages, or loss of the service or data;
  3. Where allowed by law, the limit of our liability to You is 100% of the amount you have paid under Your current Service Agreement.

9. General

9.1 Contacting Us.

Email:  info@expense-manager.com

Phone:  +61 2 9672 6880

Post:  PO Box 4561, North Rocks   NSW   2151

9.2 Relationship of Parties. We and You are independent contractors and this Agreement will not establish any relationship of partnership, joint venture, employment, franchise, or agency between us. 

9.3 Assignment. Neither party may assign or transfer this Agreement without the prior written consent of the other party, and any attempted assignment without such consent will be void. 

9.4 Waiver. No failure or delay by either party in exercising any right under this Agreement will constitute a waiver of that right. 

9.5 Severability. If any provision of this Agreement is held by a court of competent jurisdiction to be contrary to law, the provision will be deemed null and void, and the remaining provisions of this Agreement will remain in effect. 

9.6 Entire Agreement. This Agreement contains the entire agreement and understanding between Us and You with respect to the subject matter thereof and supersedes all prior agreements, negotiations, representations, and proposals, written and oral, relating to such subject matter.

9.7 Amendments. This Agreement shall not be deemed or construed to be modified, amended, or waived, in whole or in part, except in writing signed by both parties. .

9.8 Governing Law. This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of New South Wales, Australia. 

9.9 Interpretation. This Agreement will not be construed in favor of or against any party by reason of the extent to which any party participated in the preparation of this Agreement.