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Terms and Conditions

1. Definitions

In these terms and conditions (the Terms):

  • LawY means the LawY application offered by LawY Pty Ltd (ACN 615 245 479).
  • LEAP means LEAP Legal Software Pty Ltd and its subsidiaries and affiliates.
  • LEAP Services means any application or service offered by LEAP Legal Software Pty Ltd or its subsidiaries or affiliates, excluding LawY.
  • LEAP Terms means the LEAP Supply and Support Terms between you and LEAP Legal Software Pty Ltd or other agreements for LEAP Services, where relevant.
  • LEAP Subscription means the subscription period of the relevant LEAP Terms.
  • Users means a person that uses or otherwise accesses LawY under your account.
  • You and your mean the named client on the LawY Order Form.
  • We, us, our means LawY Pty Ltd (ACN 615 245 479).

2. Scope

These Terms govern your use of LawY. Your use of other LEAP Services remains governed by the applicable LEAP Terms.

3. Effective Date

These Terms will apply from the earlier of the date you sign and return these Terms to us, or you install and use LawY.

4. Services

LawY is an AI-powered platform that aims to provide legal professionals with answers to legal questions in Family Law matters (Queries). LawY uses a third-party artificial intelligence service, OpenAI’s large-scale language-generation model, to create answers to Queries and verifies the responses through review by experienced legal professionals.

5. Right to Use

  • (a) Subject to these Terms, we grant you and your Users a non-exclusive and non-transferrable right to use LawY during your LEAP Subscription.
  • (b) LawY may be used by you or your users to complete legal research via the submission of Queries. LawY must not be used to provide specific legal advice or as a substitute to a qualified solicitor in the relevant jurisdiction preparing a response to a client inquiry.
  • (c) LawY retains the right, in its sole discretion, to refuse to provide a response to a Query that it is outside the scope of the LawY service or is non-compliant with these Terms.
  • (d) LawY retains the right to charge reasonable costs incurred for providing a response to a Query. Where applicable, you will be informed and required to agree to such a cost before it is charged.
  • (e) The right to use under these Terms is for the sole purpose of you or your users using LawY for your internal business purposes and will end upon any termination of these Terms or your LEAP Subscription (whichever occurs first).

6. Suspension

  • (a) We reserve the right to audit your use of LawY and, if we are of the opinion in our sole discretion that your use exceeds Clause 5 above or is otherwise non-compliant with these Terms we reserve the right to suspend or terminate your access to LawY.
  • (b) As LawY incorporates third party services, if a third-party service becomes unavailable or unsuitable for use in LawY, LawY may suspend the delivery of LawY while it investigates suitable substitute services. If a suitable substitute service cannot be found, LawY may terminate these Terms and access to the services effective immediately upon written notice to you.

7. Disclaimer

  • (a) You acknowledge and agree that LawY includes elements of artificial intelligence to facilitate the delivery of legal research and information.
  • (b) You acknowledge that this information does not constitute legal advice nor should it be relied upon as such by you or any third party you share it with.
  • (c) You agree that you will ensure that any information provided by LawY will be reviewed and assessed by a qualified lawyer in the jurisdiction in which you practice before being used in the delivery of legal advice.

8. No Solicitor Client Relationship

Your use of LawY or any information provided by or through LawY is not intended to create or does create a solicitor-client relationship between you and us.

9. Warranties

You acknowledge and agree that LawY is provided to you on an “as is” basis and may contain errors or may not otherwise be free from defects. You acknowledge that your use of LawY is entirely voluntary and at your own risk.We expressly disclaim any and all warranties in regards to LawY including, but not limited to, warranties regarding merchantability, fitness for purpose, availability, and completeness or accuracy of information contained in LawY. Verification of an answer by LawY indicates it has been assessed for errors by a qualified lawyer but does not constitute a warranty as to the accuracy or fitness for purpose of an answer.

10. Termination

These Terms will terminate automatically on the expiry or termination of your LEAP Subscription (whichever occurs first).

We may terminate these Terms at any time upon 30 days’ written notice to you. Terminating these Terms will not have any effect on your existing agreements with LEAP.

11. Responsibilities

As a user of LawY, you have the following responsibilities:

  • (a) Where applicable, you will allow LEAP to install new versions of LawY in your IT environment.
  • (b) You must not submit any harmful or malicious code to LawY;
  • (c) You agree not to use LawY, or permit any other person to use LawY, other than as set out in these Terms; and
  • (d) You agree, where applicable, to pay the relevant fees and any applicable taxes as set out in an order form or invoice for the LawY service under Clause 5(d).

12. Intellectual Property

  • (a) To the extent applicable, we retain all right, title, and interest in LawY. Except as expressly permitted, these Terms do not confer any intellectual property rights in LawY or any of its components protected by copyright or other laws.
  • (b) You indemnify and hold us harmless for any loss, damage, or costs associated with a third-party claim related to your breach of our or any third-party’s intellectual property rights.
  • (c) You acknowledge that we may use any Queries submitted by you through LawY for the purpose of delivering and improving LawY and associated services. You assign to us all Intellectual Property Rights in your Queries so that we are the sole and exclusive holder of all present and future rights in the Queries. To the extent we require you to execute any formal documents required to give effect to such an assignment, you agree to do so.

13. Privacy

LawY involves the use of third-party services, and you acknowledge and agree that we may transfer any information automatically collected by LawY, submitted in a Query or otherwise through LawY with third parties. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.

Excluding information automatically collected by LawY, we expressly prohibit inclusion of personally identifiable information such as names, contact information, or other characteristics that identify or relate to an identifiable individual in Queries. Any inclusion of personally identifiable information in a Query may result in suspension or termination of your account under Clause 6 above.

14. Indemnity

You indemnify and hold us harmless for any costs, expenses, losses and damages incurred in relation to your use of LawY.

15. Limitation of Liability

To the extent permitted by law, we will not be liable to you or any third party for any costs, expenses, losses and damages incurred in relation to your use of LawY howsoever arising. In no circumstances will be liable for any indirect or consequential losses, loss of profits, loss of revenue, loss of business opportunity or loss or damage to data. To the extent permissible by applicable law, our aggregate liability, for any cause whatsoever, and regardless of the form of the action, is limited to the amount of fees paid, if any, by you for under these Terms in the six (6) months immediately preceding the date on which the claim arose.

16. No Agency

Nothing in these Terms will create or imply an agency, employment, partnership or joint venture relationship between you and us.

17. No Waiver

The waiver by either party of a breach or default in any terms in these Terms will not be a waiver of any other breach of the same or other provisions; nor will any delay or omission on the part of either party to exercise any right that it has or may have, operate as a waiver of any breach or default by the other party.

18. Amendments

We may amend these Terms by notice on our website or by e-mail to you at any time. Your continued use of LawY following any amendment of the Terms will mean you accept the amendments.

19. Applicable Law

These Terms are governed by the laws of New South Wales, Australia and the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of New South Wales.

20. Entire Agreement

These Terms sets out the entire agreement relating to your use of LawY and supersede all prior agreements, discussions, and understandings, whether oral or written, relating to LawY.

LawY Beta Program Addendum for Select Users

1. Scope

Welcome to the LawY Beta Test Program! Thank you for your interest in assessing beta versions of LawY and associated products and services (Beta Products). These Terms and Conditions (the Beta Addendum) along with the LawY Terms and Conditions (together, the Terms) govern your participation in the LawY Beta Test Program (the Program). Terms not defined in this Beta Addendum will have the meaning given to them in the LawY Terms and Conditions. We may amend this Beta Addendum by notice on our website or by e-mail to you at any time. Your continued participation in the Program after any amendment of the Beta Addendum will mean you accept the amendments. You may end your Program participation by written notice to us.

2. Effective Date

Your participation in the Program will begin on the date we receive your acceptance.

3. The Benefits

You will receive: invites to exclusive Program member events; priority access to new features and functionality made available to you before launch to all users; and to relevant support. In return, we receive great insight into how our valued Users use our Beta Product(s), and how we can make them even better!

4. Participation

Beta Product(s) provided to through the Program are provided “as is”. You understand that these Beta Product(s) may contain errors or may not otherwise be free from defects. You acknowledge that your participation in the Program is entirely voluntary and at your own risk. You acknowledge that there are inherent risks with using a beta product, and that the Beta Product(s) may have bugs and/or may malfunction. You are advised to safeguard important data and use caution when participating in the Program and not rely on the functionality of any Beta Product(s) being tested. To the extent permitted by law, we disclaim all warranties, including but not limited to, any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose, in respect of anything provided under the Program.

5. Termination

We may at our sole discretion remove access to any Beta Product at any time and for any reason, which will not terminate your participation in the Program. Either party may terminate this Beta Addendum at any time by written notice to the other party. Termination will become effective within 30 days from receipt of notice. Terminating this Beta Addendum will not have any effect on your existing agreements with LEAP including your LEAP Terms and Conditions.

6. Responsibilities

As a participant in the Program, you have the following responsibilities: (a) Where applicable, you will allow us to install new versions of the Beta Products in your IT environment. (b) You agree to provide us with comments; suggestions, and other information to help us improve the Beta Products within 14 days of any reasonable request by us (Feedback). You may also submit additional Feedback at any other time, we welcome and thank you for your suggestions; and (c) You agree that any Feedback is your own and not anyone else's confidential information, and that you have the necessary rights to share it with us.

7. Intellectual Property

You acknowledge that we may use any Feedback you provide to make our products better, including potential features, bugs, or issues. You assign to us all Intellectual Property Rights in your Feedback so that we are the sole and exclusive holder of all rights in Feedback going forward. To the extent we require you to execute any formal documents required to give effect to such an assignment, you agree to do so.

8. No Agency

Nothing in this Beta Addendum will create or imply an agency, employment, partnership or joint venture relationship between you and us.

9. No Waiver

The waiver by either party of a breach or default in any terms in this Beta Addendum will not be a waiver of any other breach of the same or other provisions; nor will any delay or omission on the part of either party to exercise any right that it has or may have, operate as a waiver of any breach or default by the other party.

10. Entire Agreement

This Beta Addendum read together with the LawY Terms and Conditions set out the entire agreement relating to your participation in the Program and supersede all prior agreements, discussions, and understandings, whether oral or written, relating to the Program.

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