Terms of use

Please read the conditions of terms of use for the Orchid Journal International website/web magazine (OJI). In order to use this web site and publication, you must register on our site, and agree to provide truthful information when requested. When registering, you explicitly agree to our Terms of Use and as may be modified by us from time to time and available here.

  • General Conditions
    • Your access to, use of, linking to the website, use of software or downloading software on this website is conditional upon your acceptance and compliance with the terms, conditions, notices and disclaimers contained on this page.
    • Your Access to the website constitutes your agreement to be bound by these General Conditions. Orchid Journal International reserves the right to amend the Conditions at any time and you should periodically refer to them on this page and elsewhere on the website.
  • Content Ownership
    • Orchid Journal International reserves all rights in relation to the information and software on this website. The information and software contained the service is for personal use only and may not be copied, re-sold or re-distributed, framed, linked or otherwise used whether for compensation of any kind or not without the prior written permission of Orchid Journal International.
    • You must not modify, copy, reproduce, republish, frame, download onto a computer, upload to a third party, post, transmit or distribute this Content in any way except as expressly provided for in these General Conditions or with the express prior written consent of Orchid Journal International.
    • You must not use any spider, screen scraper, robot, or other automated similar software or device (“Prohibited Device”) to use or access the website in any way whatsoever, nor can you use any Prohibited Device (or any similar process) to copy, download or monitor the Content, without Orchid Journal International’s prior written approval.
    • All Content displayed on the Site is protected by copyright. You are only given limited rights to use the Content you purchase, for personal use only, and you agree that you will only use the Content for these permitted purposes. You obtain no rights to reproduce or commercialise the Content in any format or on any platform, in whole or in part
  • Disclaimer and limitation of liability
    • Neither Orchid Journal International nor Orchid Journal International directors, officers, agents, employees or contractors (“Orchid Journal International Personnel”):
      • give any representation or warranty as to the ownership or reliability of the Content on the website; or
      • warrant that any of the functions contained in any Content or that your Access will be uninterrupted or error-free.
    • Neither Orchid Journal International nor Orchid Journal International Personnel shall be liable in any way for any loss or damage, howsoever arising (whether in negligence or otherwise) out of or in connection with your Access, the Content and/or any omissions from the Content, except where liability is made non-excludable by legislation.
  • Access Conditions
    • The benefits of or rights granted by this agreement are not transferable. Use of Orchid Journal International accounts is limited to the individual whose name appears on the account.
    • You agree to follow the Acceptable Use Policy of any network user connects to, including Orchid Journal International’s system. You will not allow any other person to use his/her access details. You will not use any other person’s access details;
    • You agree to pay Orchid Journal International all charges relating to the use of Your account(s) according to rates and prices stated on said sales order at the time of initiation.
    • You are responsible for all use of Your account(s) and confidentiality of password(s).
    • You agree to immediately notify us of any unauthorized use or your registration, user account or password.
    • You are responsible for charges on the first day Your account is activated and Orchid Journal International may apply the amount due to User’s credit card or billing at any time.
    • Orchid Journal International reserves the right to suspend access or service for Your account(s) upon any indication of credit problems including delinquent payments or rejection of any credit card charges.
    • Failure to use this account(s) does not relieve You of Your payment obligations, except as specifically provided in this contract.
    • Your agreed type of payment must be timely paid to maintain Your membership privileges. The agreed charges will continue regardless of your use unless you notify Orchid Journal International in writing that you wish to cancel your membership. You may cancel at any time, unless bound by a specific agreement.
  • You are in default of this Contract if:
    • You fail to follow any present or future Orchid Journal International rule or regulation; or
    • We do not receive payment on or before its due date; or
    • Any material statement made by You in this contract is false.
  • Orchid Journal International, at its sole business judgment, may terminate Your Membership immediately or suspend User’s access to including, but not limited to, refusal or failure to pay for services provided or by sole judgment of Orchid Journal International that User may be performing activities harmful to Orchid Journal International or its Users, employees, vendors, business relationships or any other users of the Internet.
  • Orchid Journal International reserves the right to change prices on 30 days notice published Online and/or written notice sent. Orchid Journal International is not responsible if You fail to read the notice before those 30 days.
  • The Orchid Journal International service is provided on an “as is, as available” basis. No warranties, expressed or implied, including, but not limited to, those of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose, are made with respect to Orchid Journal International or any information of software therein. This in no way includes any reimbursement for losses of income due to disruption of service by Orchid Journal International or its providers.
  • Neither Orchid Journal International nor its Providers are responsible for any damages arising from User’s use of Orchid Journal International or by Your inability to use Orchid Journal International service. Orchid Journal International does not guarantee access to Orchid Journal International server or any other server at any time.
  • Orchid Journal International reserves the right to change without notice the Orchid Journal International service, including, but not limited to, access procedures, hours of operation, menu structures, commands, documentation, vendors and services offered.
  • Orchid Journal International may modify any terms and/or agreements upon notice published online via Orchid Journal International’s server. Your use of Orchid Journal International services after such notice shall constitute Your acceptance of the modifications to this Agreement.
  • All prices on Site are in Australian dollars (including GST).
  • OJI does not exclude any rights and remedies in respect of goods or services under the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth) or equivalent State or Territory legislation which cannot be excluded, restricted or modified. However, OJI excludes all rights, remedies, guarantees, conditions and warranties in respect of goods or services from your use of the Site whether based in statute, common law or otherwise to the extent permitted by law.
  • Orchid Journal International reserves the right to collect damages (software, hardware & man hours) if any harm is done to Orchid Journal International which requires repair or reconfiguration of any kind.
  • While the proprietors of Orchid Journal International endeavour to assure the reliability of advertising and editorial, neither the proprietor of the Orchid Journal International nor the editor can assume responsibility for the opinions, advice or transaction between authors, advertisers and readers. The opinions and recommendations that may appear on this website regarding cultural techniques, and the selection and use of specific plant care products, including, but not limited to pesticides, fungicides and herbicides, are those of the individual authors and not those of the Orchid Journal International which neither adopts, nor endorses such opinions or recommendations and disclaims all responsibility for them. When selecting, and using products, readers should seek and obtain the advice of the manufacturer and responsible government departments.
  • You agree to indemnify and forever hold harmless Orchid Journal International, its subsidiaries, affiliates, related parties, officers, directors, employees, agents, independent contractors, advertisers, partners, and co-branders from any claim or demand, including reasonable lawyer’s fees, that may be made by any third party, that is due to or arising out of your conduct or connection with this web site or service, your provision of Content, your violation of this Terms of Use or any other violation of the rights of another person or party.
  • YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THIS WEB SITE AND ANY SERVICES OR CONTENT PROVIDED (THE SERVICE) IS MADE AVAILABLE AND PROVIDED TO YOU AT YOUR OWN RISK. IT IS PROVIDED TO YOU AS IS AND WE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, IMPLIED OR EXPRESS, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. WE MAKE NO WARRANTY, IMPLIED OR EXPRESS, THAT ANY PART OF THE SERVICE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, ERROR-FREE, VIRUS-FREE, TIMELY, SECURE, ACCURATE, RELIABLE, OF ANY QUALITY, NOR THAT ANY CONTENT IS SAFE IN ANY MANNER FOR DOWNLOAD NOR ABOUT OWNERSHIP OF THE MATERIAL ON THE WEBSITE INCLUDING ANY COPYRIGHTED MATERIAL. YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT NEITHER US NOR ANY PARTICIPANT IN THE SERVICE PROVIDES PROFESSIONAL ADVICE OF ANY KIND AND THAT USE OF SUCH ADVICE OR ANY OTHER INFORMATION IS SOLELY AT YOUR OWN RISK AND WITHOUT OUR LIABILITY OF ANY KIND.

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