BudgetLink End-User License Agreement

IMPORTANT – PLEASE READ CAREFULLY: This End User Licence Agreement refers to legal agreements (“Agreements”) between you (either (a) an individual user or (b) a business organisation) and Accounting Addons Pty Ltd relating to the software that accompanies this agreement, which includes computer software and any of its component parts (including without limitation, output charts, images and screen layouts) and may include associated media, printed materials, “online” or electronic documentation (“Software”). BY INSTALLING, COPYING OR OTHERWISE USING THIS SOFTWARE YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT YOU HAVE READ, UNDERSTOOD AND WILL COMPLY WITH THE TERMS OF THOSE AGREEMENTS, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION THOSE TERMS DESCRIBED BELOW.

1. USE OF SOFTWARE

You may use the software for internal management purposes or on behalf of a third party (Client)

2. FEATURES

A feature is a defined set of functionality
BudgetLink has many features
Features are grouped into Editions
Information on individual features can be found in the BudgetLink Features table

3. EDITIONS

There are four editions of the software.
The Ultimate Edition includes all functionality as indicated on the product features table
The Pro Edition includes all advanced functionality as indicated on the product features table
The Standard Edition includes all basic functionality as indicated on the product features table
The Free Edition includes limited functionality.

4. TRIAL SOFTWARE

You may download and trial the Ultimate Edition of the software for 30 days for Free. This trial starts on the first day you use the software.
You may request a 7 day trial extension to extend the trial past the original 30 days. You may only request the trial extension once.

5. SUBSCRIPTIONS

To continue using an edition after the Trial period you must subscribe to use that edition.
By subscribing to an edition, you are acknowledging that you have evaluated the software and are choosing to use it as is.
Subscriptions license the use of the software for one installation
You are also agreeing to receive emails on product updates and features from Accounting Addons.

5.1 . CANCELLATIONS

You may cancel your subscription at any time which will stop further invoices or automatic payments. There are no refunds however on invoices or automatic payments already issued.If you wish to re-instate a monthly subscription after cancellation there will be a re-instatements fee calculated as the value of all the missing monthly payments between the cancellation and the re-instatement. The re-instatement fee will be limited to 12 months’ of payments.

6. FREE EDITION

A Free Edition Subscription key will be issued for free if requested within 90 days of downloading the software. A Free Edition Subscription will unlock the limited functionality for for the life of the installation. One free Edition key will be issued per company. Additional Installations of the Free Edition will incur additional license fees

7. STANDARD EDITION, PRO EDITION AND ULTIMATE EDITION

A Standard Edition, Pro Edition or Ultimate Edition Subscription key will be issued once a subscription has been established.
A subscription can be set-up to debit your credit card on either a monthly or yearly basis.

8. ADVANCED FUNCTIONALITY

Some functionality which is not included in an edition can be subscribed to separately on either a monthly or annually basis.

9. ADVANCED REPORTS

Some reports which are not included in an edition as standard can be purchased for a once off fee.

10. SUPPORT

Any support provided during the trial period will become chargeable upon subscribing.
Subscription keys will only be issued after any applicable support fees have been paid.
Support is available and is chargeable in 1/4 hour blocks. Support time can be purchased in advance

11. INSTALLATION

An installation is a copy of the solution on a computer in your organisation.
An additional installation may be required to setup a group of reporting entities.
Each installation will require a separate key and incur additional subscription fees.
You may not install the software on a third party premises without it being registered under the third parties name unless it is shared via drop drop box.

12. DATA FILE CONNECTIONS

BudgetLink Free Edition and BudgetLink Standard Edition users are entitled to connect to 3 data files using the same accounting system connection type.
BudgetLink Pro Edition and BudgetLink Ultimate Edition users are entitled to connect the software to many data files.
Please be aware that the number of data files that can be connected to concurrently is limited by Excels memory and can impact the performance of the software.

13. TRANSFER TO ANOTHER MACHINE

The software can be transferred to another machine once a transfer key has been issued. Transfer keys will incur additional costs.

14. UPGRADES

The software can be upgraded. An upgrade key will be required to use the upgraded solution after 14 days. Obtaining Upgrade Keys will incur additional fees.

15. SUBSCRIPTION CANCELLATION

There are no contracts and you may cancel at any time. To cancel contact us with instructions to cancel a subscritpino. Upon receiving a cancellation notice all future invoices or automatic payments relating to that subscription will be stopped. Any open invoices already sent and open will be payable.

16. CUSTOMISATIONS

Customisations are modifications to the software that are specific to your version of the software.
Customisations will typically exist as Excel workbooks or Access Databases.
Customisations will be quoted. Terms will involve an upfront fee, an instalment fee and a balance upon completion in accordance with the proposal.
By paying the deposit you agree to pay the instalment and balance payments in accordance with the terms of the proposal.
In general Customisations will upgrade seamlessly to the latest versions however whilst our solutions have been designed with customisations in mind, we do not guarantee that they will. Any modifications required to reports to ensure that they remain functional with new versions of the software will incur development fees. A quote will be provided for any required modifications.

17. COPIES, MODIFICATIONS AND REVERSE ENGINEERING

You or a third party are NOT PERMITTED to: copy or modify the Software or merge all or any part of the Software without Accounting Addons Pty Ltd prior written consent; reverse engineer, reverse assemble or reverse compile the Software.

18. CONSENT TO USE OF DATA

You agree that Accounting Addons Pty Ltd and its affiliates may collect and use technical information gathered as part of the product support services provided to you, if any, related to the Software. Accounting Addons Pty Ltd may use this information solely to improve its products or to provide customised services or technologies to you and will not disclose this information in a form that personally identifies you.

19. RESERVATION OF RIGHTS AND OWNERSHIP

The Software is protected by copyright and other intellectual property laws and treaties. Accounting Addons Pty Ltd and its associated companies own the title, copyright, and other intellectual property rights in the Software. The Software is licensed, not sold. The Agreements do not grant you any rights to trademarks or service marks of Accounting Addons Pty Ltd.

20. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

The Software is protected by copyright and other intellectual property laws and treaties. All intellectual property rights in the Software are owned by Accounting Addons Pty Ltd and nothing in the Agreements has the effect of transferring ownership of any intellectual property rights from that company to you. All intellectual property rights in permitted modifications to the Software vest in Accounting Addons Pty Ltd on their creation and if requested by Accounting Addons Pty Ltd to do so, you must execute all such documents and perform all such other acts as are necessary to give effect to this clause. You must take reasonable safeguards to protect Accounting Addons Pty Ltd’s intellectual property including (but not limited to), protection from inappropriate use or copying by any means.

21. TERMINATION

Without prejudice to any other rights, Accounting Addons Pty Ltd may, terminate the Agreements (as appropriate) if you fail to comply with terms and conditions of the Agreements.

22. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES AS TO PERFORMANCE

The Software is designed to provide access to data stored in your Accounting Programs data file(s). However Accounting Addons Pty Ltd makes no warranty as to the accuracy or integrity of the information obtained by using the Software. Accounting Addons Pty Ltd disclaims any implication or inference that the data obtained by using the Software will meet your requirements or that the operation of the Software will be interruption or error free. It is your responsibility to monitor and check all data extracted. CONSEQUENTLY, NO WARRANTY IS MADE REGARDING THE PERFORMANCE OF THE SOFTWARE OR THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED BY USING THE SOFTWARE. THE ENTIRE RISK AS TO THE INSTALLATION, USE, QUALITY, AND PERFORMANCE OF THE SOFTWARE RESIDES WITH THE USER.

23. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

IN NO EVENT WILL LICENSOR BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES, INCLUDING LOST PROFITS OR DATA, OR OTHER INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, ARISING OUT OF THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE SOFTWARE OR ANY DATA SUPPLIED THEREWITH, EVEN IF LICENSOR HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, OR FOR ANY CLAIM BY ANY OTHER PARTY.

Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of implied warranties or of liability for incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitations or exclusions may not apply to you. This warranty gives you specific legal rights and you may also have other rights that vary from state to state. In the event that any of the above limitations or exclusions are held to be unenforceable, the Publisher’s total liability shall not exceed the amount of the licence fee you paid.

24. AMENDMENTS AND MODIFICATIONS

Accounting Addons Pty Ltd reserves the right to change this End-User License Agreement at any time.