Sage.fm provides an online service that strives to facilitate meaningful interactions between Users (Seekers) and their chosen Experts (Sages). These Sages are individuals who are industry leaders, or experts, in their chosen fields. They provide Users with specialised information, knowledge and guidance across a wide range of subjects and domains.
You should read the terms and conditions of this agreement carefully.
This Agreement provides the Expert with the terms and conditions under which Sage.fm Pty Ltd (“Sage.fm”) will facilitate engagements between Experts and Users through Sage.fm’s online Marketplace platform (Marketplace Agreement).
In these terms and conditions the words, “Sage.fm”, “Company”, “we”, “our” and “us” refer to Sage.fm Pty Ltd (ACN 611 437 088) trading as Sage.fm, and includes its directors, employees and agents; and “the Expert”, "you" or "your" means the person, company, association or organisation who accepts these terms and conditions.
By accepting the terms and conditions, the Expert agrees to its obligations under this Agreement and Sage.fm agrees to provide the Expert with the Services.
In this Agreement the following expressions shall have the following meanings, unless otherwise stated:
‘Agreement’ means these terms and conditions as may be amended by us from time to time; ‘Association’ means these terms and conditions as may be amended by us from time to time; Business Pages means an associated group of Experts that are listed on a Business Page profile page on the Website. Experts in a Business Page possess similar or complementary expertise. A Business Page can only be established by a Business Page Administrator that has been invited by us to establish a Business Page. Once affiliated with a Business Page, an Expert cannot also be listed on the Website as an Expert without that affiliation.
‘Business Page Administrator’ means either a representative of a group that is, external of Sage.fm, a legal company or a group with a common goal or purpose, or otherwise an individual that Sage.fm has approved to form a Business Page within that person’s area of expertise.
'Charges' means the charges set out in Clause 3, calculated at the rates set out in that clause or as published by us from time to time;
‘Commencement Date’ means the date Sage.fm receives a subscription fee from the Expert;
‘Curator’ means a person that has been appointed to represent a Business Page, where that Business Page does not also exist as an external, off-platform entity.
‘Engagement’ and ‘Engage’ means the Engagement between the User and the Expert through Sage.fm’s platform;
‘Intellectual Property Rights’ means all present and future intellectual and industrial property rights of whatever nature (whether or not registered or registrable) including but not limited to all technical information, know-how, copyright, trademarks, designs, patents, domain names, business names, logos, drawings, trade secrets, the right to have confidential information kept confidential or other proprietary rights, or any rights to registration of such rights, whether created, written developed or brought to existence by us or you in the provision of the Services.
'Location(s)' means Sage.fm’s online platform;
'Services' means any services we provide pursuant to this Agreement, as set out in Clause 3;
‘Stated Sage’s Fee’ means the amount the Expert determines to charge for their services;
'Term' means the Term from the Commencement Date until the Expert is notified by us of its expiration;
‘User’ means a person using the Website to engage with an Expert;
‘Website’ and ‘Site’ mean www.sage.fm.
If you are contracting with us for the supply of Services directly to a third party then you shall:
Sage.fm will provide an online platform through which the Expert’s services are presented to Sage.fm’s Users. As an Expert, you will have the ability to:
The Expert bears the responsibility for creating a profile on Sage.fm’s Platform with a high-resolution portrait style photo, a profile summary of less than 120 words and an extended description of up to 1,000 words. Sage.fm reserves the right to make minor adjustments to an Expert’s profile without consent, including editing copy within the profile summary and extended description.
The Expert must create a retail-pricing model for Engagements with Users. This will be listed on the Service as a Stated Sage’s Fee. Note that this pricing model will be subject to the commission fees and charges outlined in Clause 4 of this Agreement.
The Expert must not upload any content to Sage.fm that promotes intolerance, racism, illegal behaviour or contains defamatory content.
Interactions with Users should be carried out in a manner that celebrates diversity and supports equal rights. No Expert should advocate, support or practice discrimination based on race, religion, age, national origin, language, gender, sexual orientation, or mental or physical handicap. Any complaints of abuse or derogatory behaviour on the part of the Expert will see them removed from Sage.fm. This is a condition of the Agreement and any breach will see the Expert removed from Sage.fm.
The Expert should be available to provide the Services as and when their Engagements are scheduled. Each Expert’s availability to Engage with users of Sage.fm is completely at their own discretion. However, each Expert is expected to respond to requests for Engagements within a 48 hour period.
You acknowledge and agree that for us to be able to provide the Services without interruption at your cost, you will:
We may terminate this Agreement (or at our discretion, the supply to you of the Services) at our sole discretion if:
Either party may terminate this Agreement immediately on notice if:
There are certain situations or events which occur which are not within our reasonable control. Where one of these occurs we will notify you of such and attempt to recommence performing the Services as soon as the situation, which has stopped us performing the Services, has been resolved. In such circumstances there may be a delay (sometimes a substantial delay) before we can start or continue performing the Services.