Terms of use

Please read these terms of use (“Terms”) carefully before using the Caffé di Manfredi Website and related services (“Website”), as by accessing, browsing or using the Website you will be deemed to have agreed to them. Please note that these Terms may be changed without notice from time to time, so you should refer to them regularly. By continuing to use the Website after the Terms have been varied, you will be deemed to have agreed to be bound by the variation.

Please read these Terms in conjunction with our Privacy Policy, as updated by us from time to time, accessible at [http://www.caffedimanfredi.com/privacy/] which forms part of these Terms. This Website is owned and operated by D.E Coffee & Tea Australia Pty Ltd (ABN 82 051 278 409) and Manfredi Enterprises Pty Ltd (ABN 53 070 143 994) (“we”, “our”, “us”).

The Website is an industry website which offers its users access to celebrated chef Stefano Manfredi and master blender Wayne Archer. The Website offers a variety of information and features including monthly chat rooms, Q&A’s with Stefano or Wayne, Manfredi Kitchen recipes, Wayne’s World blogs, video tutorials and best practice procedures. Users are able engage and participate in the Website community, including the ability to post/share to social media accounts e.g. Facebook and Twitter.

1. Interact with the Website

To interact with the “Ask Us” and “Forum” sections of the Website, or to submit Uploads (as defined in clause 2, below), users, will be required to create a username and submit an email address for verification of their identity.

You agree and confirm that if you are visiting the Website, you are 18 years old or over and all information provided by you to us is accurate, true and up to date in all respects and at all times. Under no circumstances may a user under the age of 18 years old submit personal information or other content to the Website.

2. Content

The Website will provide opportunities for users to interact with the Website, such as by posting comments, questions, event details, news items, recipes and images (“Uploads”). We reserve the right to inspect, monitor, review, remove, refuse or delete any Uploads for any reason whatsoever. Any Uploads posted or displayed on the Website may be able to be viewed by other users of the Website. You should only provide Uploads that you are comfortable sharing with others.

Any content shared by users on a social media account will be able to be viewed by other users on the social media platform, in accordance with the applicable social media platform’s terms and conditions. Therefore you should only provide content that you are comfortable sharing with others on the social media platform. We will not post on your social media page, unless we have your permission and clearly state that we are doing so.

Unless we advise otherwise, if you submit Uploads to the Website, you agree to license and grant us, our affiliates and sub-licensees a non-exclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, worldwide, irrevocable, and sub-licensable right to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish and display such Uploads for any purpose in any media, without compensation, restriction on use, attribution or liability. You agree not to assert any moral rights in relation to such use and warrant that you have the full authority to grant these rights.

You agree that you are fully responsible for the Uploads you submit. You agree to follow all instructions and requirements when submitting Uploads, as published on the Website.

We make no warranties or representations about the accuracy, reliability or otherwise of any Uploads featured on the Website. We do not endorse and are not responsible for the reliability or accuracy of any statements, advice or opinions made by users.

Users can delete any Uploads from the Website at any time. When doing so, any personal information linked to that Upload, including the username and email address used to post it, will also be deleted and will not be retained by us.

3. Your Conduct

You agree that you will not use the Website  for any purpose that is unlawful and will comply with all relevant laws and regulations. In particular you agree you will not:

(a)   use the Website to send junk email, spam or chain letters or engage in unlawful marketing such as pyramid schemes;

(b)   collect information of third parties by automated means (such as robots, spiders or scrapers) without permission;

(c)   transmit or upload any material that contains viruses or any other harmful code;

(d)   breach any laws or any copyright, patent, trade secret or other intellectual property, proprietary or privacy rights of any other party, or post any content that is copyright protected without the copyright owner’s written permission to use it;

(e)   interfere with, impair or disrupt the Website, or attempt to gain unauthorised access to any accounts, systems, services or information;

(f)    bully, stalk, abuse, intimidate, harass, cause distress or inconvenience to any other person;

(g)   restrict or inhibit any other user from using or enjoying the Website;

(h)   post or supply for publication via the Website any false, inaccurate, misleading, defamatory, discriminatory, racist, threatening, violent, obscene, offensive, obscene, graphic, pornographic, indecent, fraudulent or unlawful material; or

(i)     misrepresent your identity or affiliation with any person or organisation.

We reserve the right to take action as it deems appropriate in cases where the Website is used in breach of these Terms.

To the fullest extent permitted by you, you indemnify us including our related companies, affiliates, licensors and licensees, and our respective directors, officers, managements, employees, agents and contractors from and against all  loss damage (including legal fees on a full indemnity basis), claims, demands, suits, liabilities, proceedings or actions that may arise or are incurred or suffered by you in connection with your use or access of the Webite  or any breach of these Terms.

4. Intellectual Property

All material and content on or via the Website including but not limited to any and all brands, logos, images, taglines, registered or unregistered trade marks, service marks, designs and products are our property or our licensors’ property, and subject to copyright, trade mark and other intellectual property protection.

Unless otherwise indicated, all rights (including copyright) in all content, other material and compilations contained in, or used to create or support, the Website, including text, graphics, logos, button icons, photos, video images, audio clips, and navigational and other software are owned and controlled and are reserved by us or our licensors.

The Website contains commercially sensitive and valuable information, which is confidential and protected by copyright. All right, title and interest in and to the Website are and remain our property or our licensors’ property.

You can copy material for your own personal use but you must not republish, copy, reproduce, transmit, distribute, sell, modify, adapt or use any part of the Website or any content on or via the Website in any other way, without our permission or as otherwise expressly permitted by the Website.

5. Termination and Changes

We may modify, suspend or discontinue the services available on the Website, or remove, modify, edit or supplement any content on the Website, at any time without notice in our absolute discretion.

We may terminate or suspend access to any part or all of the Website at any time, for any reason in our discretion including breach of these Terms, with or without notice.

The liability and indemnity provisions provided in these Terms will survive termination and all rights granted to us herein are otherwise reserved.

6. Liability

You are responsible for your use of the Website. The Website is provided on an ‘as is’ basis and is used at your own risk. While we have used our best endeavours to ensure that the information we have provided through the Website is correct and current at the time of publication, we do not accept responsibility for any error, omission or defect in the information.

To the fullest extent permissible by law, we do not, nor do our affiliated companies and respective directors, employees, agents and contractors:

(a)   make any representation, warranty or endorsement of any kind, express or implied, as to the operation the Website, your access to the Website or results of your access, or the information, content, materials or products on the Website; or

(b)   warrant that the functions on the Website will be uninterrupted or error-free, that any defects will be corrected or that the server which stores and transmits content to you is free of viruses or other harmful components.

Nothing in these Terms limits, excludes or modifies or purports to limit, exclude or modify the statutory consumer guarantees as provided under the Competition and Consumer Act, as well as any other implied warranties or similar consumer protection laws in the State and Territories of Australia (“Non-Excludable Guarantees”). The limitations outlined in these terms will not operate to the extent that they are inconsistent with the Non-Excludable Guarantees.

Except for any liability that cannot by law be excluded, including the Non-Excludable Guarantees, to the fullest extent permitted by law, we, including our officers, management, employees, agents and contractors, exclude all terms, conditions, warranties, guarantees and representations, whether express or implied, and exclude all liability in contract, tort (including negligence), or otherwise for loss or damage (whether direct or indirect) in relation to the use, inability to use, or performance of the Website, any information, content, material, products or services made available via the Website, including without limitation any error, omission, technical malfunction, delay, interruption, interference, tampering, virus, bug, theft, destruction or unauthorised access to or alteration of the Website, any damage to any computer or device, or any content provided by users.

7. Indemnity

You agree to indemnify and keep us and our affiliated companies and officers, employees, agents and contractors indemnified (“those indemnified”), in respect of any claim, liability, loss, damage, cost (including legal cost) or expense which those indemnified may suffer or incur as a direct or indirect result of your wilful or negligent act or omission with respect to the your use of the Website (or any part of it) or the violation of these Terms by you, or the infringement by you, of any intellectual property or other right of any person or entity.

8. Governing law and jurisdiction

These Terms are governed by and to be construed in accordance with the laws of the State of New South Wales, Australia. You irrevocably and unconditionally agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of New South Wales, Australia. Our failure to enforce any right or provision of these Terms will not be deemed a waiver of such right or provision. In the event that any provision of these Terms is held to be invalid or unenforceable, then that provision will be limited or removed to the minimum extent necessary, and the remaining provisions will remain in full force and effect.

9. Links

The Website may provide links or references to other sites or services originating from other companies, individuals or organisations. We do not make any warranties or representations about these websites or services or endorse these websites or services and have no responsibility for the content or operation of any such websites or services and shall not be liable for any damage or injury relating to access to or use of such websites or services. Your linking to any off-site pages is at your own risk.

10. Contact us

If you have any questions, comments, feedback, or want to report any cases of potential infringements or other breaches of these Terms, we would love to hear from you. Please complete the form available at the ‘Contact Us’ section of the Website, or contact our Privacy Officers as follows:

D.E Coffee & Tea Australia Pty Ltd

Phone: +61 (0) 2 9551 3000

Fax: +61 (0) 2 9551 3200

Postal Details: Level 1, 924 Pacific Highway, Gordon NSW 2072, Australia

Manfredi Enterprises Pty Ltd

Phone:  +61 2 83540019
Fax: +61 2 83540019
Postal Details:  Po Box 2 Camperdown 1450 Sydney Australia

We take such matters very seriously and we shall respond to any such concerns with you directly in a prompt fashion.