Terms of Service

Welcome to Making Things! These Terms of Service (the “Terms”) and our Privacy Policy govern your access to and use of the Making Things services and the Making Things website, including any browser extensions, mobile applications and other downloadable apps we provide (collectively, “Making Things”), so please read them carefully.

Last Updated March 21, 2018

1. Agreement


These Terms and Conditions, together with our Privacy Policy, apply to your use of For the Makers Pty Ltd’s (ACN 623 639 690) (“we”, “us”, “our” or “Making Things”) website located at www.makingthingsapp.com (“Site”).


By browsing or using the Site, you agree to these Terms and Conditions, together with our Privacy Policy (collectively, the “Agreement”). If you do not agree with the terms of this Agreement, you must not access, browse or use this Site.

2. Interpretation


In these Terms and Conditions:

“Agreement” has the meaning in Clause 1.2.

“Business Day” means 9:00AM – 5:00PM Monday to Friday, excluding Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays in Victoria, Australia.

“Intellectual Property” means all intellectual or industrial property rights (whether or not registered), including, without limitation, patents, copyright, moral rights, trade names, trademarks, logos, systems, circuit layout, designs, software, domain names, trade secrets and confidential information.

“Material” means any information, data, source codes, drawings, content, text or images in any form (whether visible or not), audio recordings, video recordings, lists, sound, video, links, layout, look and feel, control features and interfaces contained on the Site, or otherwise displayed, uploaded or published on, or via, the Site.

“Site” has the meaning in clause 1.1.

“you" or "your" means the person or entity accessing, using or relying upon the Site.


Any reference in this Agreement to the singular includes the plural, to any gender includes all genders, to any act or statute includes any Act or statute which supersedes, replaces or modifies any earlier Act or statute, to persons includes all bodies and associations both corporate and incorporated and vice versa. Paragraph headings are for reference purposes only and all references to clauses are to clauses in this Agreement unless otherwise specified.

3. Site Use


You warrant and represent that your access to, or use of, the Site is not unlawful or prohibited by any laws which apply to you. You understand and agree that any suspected fraudulent, abusive or illegal activity may be referred to appropriate law enforcement authorities.


The Site may contain links to third party websites. Any links to such websites provided on the Site are for convenience only. We do not represent that we have any relationship with any linked websites nor recommend or endorse any goods, services or third party content appearing on, or via, other websites linked to this Site. We are not responsible for any loss or damage that may arise from your access to, and/or use of, third party websites, products and services. Additionally, we are not to be held responsible for the content or privacy practices associated with linked websites. You should make your own enquiries before using and/or accessing third party websites.


You may not use the Site other than for its intended purpose. You agree that you will not engage in any activity that interferes with or disrupts the Site or the servers and networks that host the Site. You agree not to, circumvent, disable or otherwise interfere with security-related features of the Site or attempt to do so or otherwise interfere with, or restrict, any person or visitor from accessing or using the Site.


Unless otherwise expressly stipulated in this Agreement, you must not copy, adapt, distribute, display, reproduce or transmit any content displayed or published on the Site.


You must take your own precautions to ensure that the telecommunications equipment and computer systems used by you to access and use the Site does not expose your telecommunications equipment and computer systems to any viruses, malicious computer code or other forms of interference which may damage your computer system. We accept no responsibility for any loss or damage to you or anyone else which may arise out of, or in connection with, your access to, and use of, the Site.

4. Intellectual Property


You acknowledge that we or our licensors are the owners of all Intellectual Property in the Site and in all Material published on the Site, and we retain all rights, title and interest in the Site and Material (including Intellectual Property contained therein) irrespective of any licence we may grant to you to access, and use, the Site. You must not use the Intellectual Property contained on the Site or in the Material in any manner other than as permitted under the Agreement. We reserve all rights in relation to our Intellectual Property and we may terminate any licence granted to you under this Agreement at any time and at our absolute discretion.


You may access and use the Site (including Intellectual Property contained therein) for your personal and non-commercial use only. You must not in any form or by any means reproduce, modify, distribute, store, transmit, publish, use or display the Material on another website or create derivative works from any part of the Site or the Material or commercialise any information obtained from any part of the Site or Material without our prior written consent.


You agree that you will not modify or copy the layout or appearance of the Site nor any computer software or code contained in the Site, and that you will not decompile, disassemble, reverse engineer or otherwise attempt to discover, interfere with or access any source code related to the Site.

5. Linking to the Site


You may link to the Site, if you have obtained written consent from us, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it, but you must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists.


You must not establish a link to the Site from any website that is not owned by you.


This Site must not be framed on any other website, and you must not create a link to any part of this Site other than the home page. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission at any time without written notice.

6. Indemnity

You agree to indemnify us (and our officers, directors, employers or contractors) (collectively, the ‘Indemnified’) and to keep indemnified the Indemnified and hold harmless from and against any and all actions, claims, demands, losses, damages, taxes, liabilities, costs and/or expenses that may be incurred by, or sustained by, the Indemnified arising out of, or in connection with, your access to, and use of, the Materials, the Site, any breach by you of this Agreement.

7. Liability


To the maximum extent permitted by law, we exclude all:


conditions, guarantees or warranties expressed or implied by law; and


any liability to you or to any third person however arising (and whether arising under statute, negligence or otherwise) for any personal injury or death to you or any third person, or for any special, direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage (including, but not limited to, loss of income or revenue, loss or interruption of business, loss of profits, revenue or contracts, loss of anticipated savings, loss of data, loss of use, loss of privacy or loss of goodwill), arising out of, or in connection with, access and/or use of the Material or the Site, and this Agreement.


Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, you agree that in no event shall our maximum aggregate liability exceed the total charges that you have paid in connection with your use of the Website in the preceding 3 months of the claim.


To the maximum extent permitted by law, all typographical, clerical or other errors or omissions in information issued by us will be subject to correction without any liability on our part.

8. Privacy


We gather personal information about our Customers for the purposes of:


marketing, supplying or delivering our Site to you;


carrying out repair work (both in and out of warranty repairs) in relation to our Site;


improving and developing our Site, Material or systems; and


improving the practices and procedures that underpin our business.


We are committed to protecting your privacy and personal information because of our legal and ethical commitment to comply with relevant law and more importantly, because we know that you care how information about you may be used and shared. Further details about our practices relating to the collection, use, disclosure and storage of your personal information are available here.

9. General


We reserve the right to make changes to this Agreement without notice to you. Any amendments to this Agreement will have immediate effect from the time that they are published on the Site.


Although we do our best to provide the most up-to-date information on the Site as this becomes available, we cannot warrant the accuracy or completeness of the information provided.


Any provision of this Agreement which is void or unenforceable may be severed from this Agreement without affecting the enforceability of other provisions.


A failure or delay by us to exercise a power or right under this Agreement does not operate as a waiver of that power or right, and the exercise of a power or right by us does not preclude our future ability to exercise that or any other power or right.


This Agreement is governed by, and must be construed according to, the law of the State of Victoria, Australia and the parties submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts in that State.