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Carbon 360® Platform Terms & Conditions

The contracting provider of the Carbon 360® service is Paying.Green Holdings Pty Ltd, ABN 20 650 457 417. Any business wishing to participate in the Paying.Green® Carbon 360® program may apply for Carbon 360® Platform access, subject to the following terms and conditions:

  1. Platform Access Application

    • Your Platform Access Application requires you to provide true and accurate information.
    • Platform Access will be valid for a period of 6 months from the date of receipt of your completed Platform Access Application and associated payment.
    • You must keep your contact details updated via the Custom Account Page; otherwise, we may not be able to provide our services to you.
  2. Payment and Subscription

    • The Platform Access is subject to receipt of your completed Platform Access Application and payment of the first 6 months of the Platform Fee.
    • You will then gain online Platform Access, a downloadable PDF invoice, and an electronic payment receipt.
    • Note that fees are payable in US Dollars and will be reviewed annually.
  3. Future Discontinuation of Service

    • Paying.Green Holdings Pty Ltd reserves the right to discontinue and /or modify the Carbon 360® Platform services, including the GJG Management Certificate Program, at any time due to business reasons.
    • Users will be notified in advance in accordance with clause 12 regarding any planned service discontinuation.
    • In the event of a planned discontinuation, Paying.Green Holdings Pty Ltd may modify, limit, or discontinue any aspect of the services offered.
    • Specific details regarding the scope and nature of any such modifications will be communicated at the time of notification.
    • Users acknowledge that Paying.Green Holdings Pty Ltd does not guarantee the perpetual availability of the Carbon 360® Platform or any specific features currently offered. The availability may change subject to business needs and legal or regulatory requirements.
    • By enrolling in the GHG Management Certificate Program, students/users expressly accept these terms and conditions.
  4. General Sales Tax (Australia only)

    • General Sales Tax (“GST”) will be payable in addition and only for Australian-based businesses and individuals in accordance with the Australian Government A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax) Act 1999.
    • Please note that the Australian Tax Office (“ATO”) requires GST Invoices in foreign currency to also incorporate an equivalent Australian Dollar amount, calculated as at the date of transaction. The currency conversion rate applied for this disclosure to the ATO may differ from the currency conversion rate applied by your bank or financial institution.
  5. Cancellations and Refunds

    • If either party wishes to cancel the business’ access to the Carbon 360® Platform Access, it may do so by providing written notice to support@paying.green no later than 30 days from the renewal date, being the anniversary date of the business’ subscription.
    • No refund or pro-rata refund will be provided upon cancellation of your Platform Access.
    • If the cancellation occurs during the month-to-month payment cycle, a 30-day notice is still required.
  6. Satisfaction Guarantee

    • If you wish to cancel the Platform Access due to non-satisfaction within 30 calendar days from successfully joining, you need to contact support@paying.green and request a cancellation and refund.
    • Your account access will be terminated, and your refund initiated within 7 business days under a ‘no questions asked’ policy.
    • Note that currency exchange fluctuations may result in a small variation of the refunded amount.
  7. Carbon 360® Platform Privileges

    • Upon finalisation of your Platform Access, you will gain access to the Carbon 360® online Resources Area and your Custom Account Page.
    • The Carbon 360® Resources Area will provide you with access to all available documentation, tools, training videos, and other learning and reporting resources.
    • Through the Resources Area, you will also gain access to a number of services that are included as part of your Platform Fee.
  8. GHG Management Certificate

    • Upon successful completion of all of the eight Quizzes (80% pass rate required) in the 8-step GHG Management program, we will issue a Certificate of GHG Management to each participant who has satisfactorily completed the Program.
  9. Privacy

    • By submitting a Platform Access Application Form, you acknowledge that you have read and understood the Paying.Green Privacy Policy and agree with and consent to the practices described in that Privacy Policy.
    • In addition, the parties must, in respect of any personal information which either party receives or has access to under this document:
      • Comply with the Australian Privacy Act; and
      • Only use or disclose Personal Information for the purpose for which the Personal Information was originally provided to the parties.
  10. Website Access

    • As a Platform Access subscriber, you acknowledge that you have read and accepted the General Website Access Terms available here.
  11. Password Security

    • You are responsible to ensure that your password and login details remain secure and confidential.
    • You must inform us if you know or suspect that your password and/or login details have been compromised, and third parties may have accessed or may have access to your account.
    • In the event of actual or suspected loss or disclosure of your password and login details, we will revoke your access rights and you will have to register again to use the Online Platform.
    • The re-registration will be free of charge for the remaining period of your current membership.
  12. Notices

    • All notices and other communications in relation to these Terms and Conditions must be in writing in English and sent via electronic mail to support@paying.green.
    • Notices to you will be sent electronically to the email address you have provided through the Custom Account Page.
  13. Disclaimer

    • In relation to the provision of the Carbon 360® Platform services, we exclude all implied conditions and warranties, except those of which the exclusion would contravene any statute or cause any part of these terms and conditions to be void.
    • To the fullest extent permitted by law, we will not be liable for any loss or damage (whether foreseeable or not) suffered by any person acting on our advice, whether the loss or damage arises in connection with our negligence, default, or lack of care, misrepresentation, or any other cause.
    • Specifically, we disclaim any liability for any consequences, losses, or damages (direct or indirect) that may occur as a result of the discontinuation of the Carbon 360® Platform services, including but not limited to loss of data, interruption of business, or any pecuniary loss related to the discontinuation of services.
    • Our liability is limited, at our option, to providing you with the services again or refunding the amount paid for the services where the provision of the services again is not possible. In no event shall our liability exceed the amount paid by you for the service during the 12 months immediately preceding the claim.
  14. Indemnification

    • Users agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Paying.Green Holdings Pty Ltd and its directors, officers, employees, agents, and third parties from and against any losses, costs, liabilities, and expenses (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) relating to or arising out of their use of or inability to use the Platform or services, any user postings made by them, their violation of any terms of this Agreement or their violation of any rights of a third party, or their violation of any applicable laws, rules, or regulations.
    • Paying.Green Holdings Pty Ltd reserves the right, at its own cost, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by users, in which event users will fully cooperate with Paying.Green Holdings Pty Ltd in asserting any available defenses.
  15. General Advice Warning

    • We do not provide financial advice and our services do not consider your objectives, financial situation or needs.
    • Before acting on any information, you should consider the appropriateness of the information provided and the nature of any relevant financial product having regard to your objectives, financial situation, and needs.
  16. Confidentiality

    • By submitting a Platform Access Application, you acknowledge that you have read, understood, and agreed that:
      • Each party must keep the Confidential Information of the other party confidential;
      • Each party must not use the other party’s Confidential Information other than for the purpose of exercising its rights and performing its obligations under this document;
      • Each party must use at least the same degree of care to avoid disclosure of the other party’s Confidential Information as it uses to protect its own Confidential Information.
    • Permitted disclosures:
      • A party may disclose the Confidential Information of another party to its officers, employees, professional advisers or agents, its related bodies corporate, and the officers, employees, or agents of its related bodies corporate who have a need to know the Confidential Information and have agreed to maintain confidentiality in accordance with clause 5.1; or
      • To the extent required by law, so long as (to the extent possible) the party gives the other party reasonable advance notice and opportunity to object to the requirement to disclose such information or obtain an appropriate order to protect its Confidential Information.
    • Survival of obligation:
      • Clause 15 survives the termination of this document.
  17. Subject to Change

    • Paying.Green® may from time to time and at its sole discretion vary the terms of the Carbon 360® service, content, and associated Platform Terms & Conditions.
    • It remains your responsibility to keep yourself informed of the latest version of these terms by accessing the Paying.Green website and this page on a regular basis.
  18. Governing Law and Jurisdiction

    • These Terms and Conditions are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws from time to time in force in Queensland, Australia, and each party irrevocably and unconditionally submits to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of that territory.