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Terms and Conditions of Sale - as of 23-01- 2018

In these Terms and Conditions of Sale ("Conditions of Sale"), "we" or "us" means Rupp Enterprises Pty Ltd t/a PRESTIGE APPLIANCES CHATSWOOD as part of the Rupp Family Trust ABN 26 519 507 287 and "you" means the person, organisation or entity that purchased the products or related services from us.

Please read through these Conditions of Sale carefully as they form the agreement under which we will supply products and services to you. These Conditions of Sale apply to all sales made by us to consumers whether products and services are purchased online or over the telephone.

We sell some products under agency agreements. Prices and Conditions of Sale for these products are set by the suppliers, manufacturers, importers or distributors of these agency brands and we cannot adjust them.

These include but are not limited to products and services from the following brands: ASKO, BERTAZZONI, BORA, Capital, De Dietrich, Falcon, Kleenmaid, La Germania, Schweigen IN, Speed Queen, STEEL, Studio Solari by Baumatic and V-ZUG. If you are buying products and services from these suppliers, manufacturers, importers or distributers, you will be subject to their terms and conditions of sale, which will prevail over these Conditions of Sale to the extent of any inconsistency. Please click the relevant brand to see the terms and conditions of sale for these agency brands.

We will receive payment from you for products and services on behalf of the suppliers, manufacturers, importers or distributors of agency brands and your tax invoice for these products and services will come directly from them. By ordering these items through PRESTIGE APPLIANCES CHATSWOOD you consent to us disclosing your name, delivery & contact information to the suppliers, manufacturers, importers or distributers for delivery of products. Delivery for most of these products will be by the relevant manufacturers, importers or distributors.

1. Orders

1.1 You may place an order with us over the telephone or by completing and submitting to us an online order form on our website. We may at our discretion accept or reject an order depending on a variety of factors, such as availability of the ordered products or our ability to validate payment for the products. You must not order products or services from us if you are under eighteen (18) years of age. We may, at our discretion, treat any order by a person under eighteen (18) years old as void.

1.2 Please choose your products carefully. Prices can change and therefore you should check the latest price on our website or confirm the price with our sales team on the phone before placing your order. It is your responsibility to check the order (including all pricing and product information) before you complete the online checkout process or before you place your telephone order.

1.3 We will let you have an "order reference number" via a confirmation email or over the phone once your checkout process or phone order is complete. However, if you are paying by credit card, debit card or EFTPOS, we will not complete your order until your payment has passed our internal validation procedures. Once your payment has been validated, we will process your order and let you have an order reference number. Please keep your order reference number safely.

1.4 Once we have given you an order reference number, a binding agreement will come into existence between you and us and only these Conditions of Sale will apply in relation to the supply of the ordered products. Subject to clause 2, no changes to these Conditions of Sale will be effective unless we both agree to the changes in writing. If you wish to cancel your order, we ask that you advise us at least five (5) business days before your planned delivery date and you may receive a refund subject to these Conditions of Sale. In some cases, a cancellation fee will apply.

2. Trading terms

If you make a purchase, we may send you gift vouchers from time to time as a “Thank You”. Marketing offers, and communications are seperate, feel free to sign up for them on our website.

3. Availability

3.1 We do our best to secure stock most products that are advertised by us. All stock availability as represented on our website or by our Sales or Customer Service Team is accurate in accordance with stock levels with each suppliers, manufacturers, importers or distributers, however, these stock levels are subject to change without notice.

3.2 If, for any reason, we cannot supply a product you have ordered, we will let you know over the phone or contact you using the details provided by you at the checkout process to amend, cancel or put your order on backorder as agreed with you. If you choose to put your order on backorder, we will contact you to arrange for delivery or collection once the product is available.

3.3 All our promotions and information’s supplied are correct at time of listing and are subject to stock being available. Rupp Enterprises Pty Ltd t/a PRESTIGE APPLIANCES CHATSWOOD as part of the Rupp Family Trust reserves the right to change or withdraw any offer at any time without notice, all endeavours are made not to disappoint any of our customers, but we cannot guarantee that all items listed are still available at all times.

4. Price and Payment

4.1 The price payable for a product is the one set out on our website or advised by us over the phone at the time you place your order. All prices are inclusive of GST. Subject to clause 9.5, we make every effort to ensure prices and product information on our website, catalogues or advertisements are correct and up-to- date. Prices for our products displayed on third party websites may not be correct and we are not bound by them.

4.2 We accept payment by American Express, VISA, MasterCard credit cards. Alternative arrangements can be made to pay by either EFTor pay with a bank cheque, but this might delay delivery.

4.3 Your credit card details will be encrypted to minimise the possibility of unauthorised access or disclosure. Whilst we employ the latest technology of a secure payment gateway, we will not be responsible for any loss or damage (whether direct or indirect) suffered by you if your credit card is fraudulently used or is used in an unauthorised manner by a third party.

4.4 If you have a promotional/discount/coupon code, you will be prompted to enter the code at the checkout and this will generate a discount from your cart value or add an incentive. To activate, simply enter a valid code then click the "Apply" button. All promotional codes have a unique set of terms and conditions automatically applied when issued and are only valid at our discretion. Promotional codes cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer or discount. If you are unable to use a promotional code, please contact our Customer Service Team.

4.5 Your tax invoice will be sent to you when the items you have ordered are delivered. Your tax invoice is your proof of purchase and may be required for any warranty claims.

5. Delivery

5.1 The following agency brands offer a free delivery service: ASKO, BERTAZZONI, BORA, Capital, De Dietrich, La Germania, Speed Queen, STEEL and V-ZUG for most of their products within Metropolitan Areas. If you are not eligible for free delivery service, a delivery fee will apply, but you'll know about it before you buy. Please refer to our Delivery and Installation Service Terms and Conditions page to check that you are in our delivery area. If you are not in our delivery area, please contact our Customer Service Team to discuss delivery options.

5.2 For all other brands which do not off a free delivery service we offer a delivery and installation referral program for most appliances. A fee is payable directly to the third-party service provider. The service provided by third party independent contractors is only available in certain areas and you must arrange this service at the time you purchase of your appliances. All deliveries and installations if required will be provided by a trained, licensed and fully insured service provider. The types of delivery and installation services recommended by us are set out in the Delivery and Installation Service Terms and Conditions page.

5.3 You may request a date for delivery between Monday to Friday excluding public holidays and we will do our best to arrange delivery on that date. However, some delivery areas have set delivery days. If we cannot deliver on your preferred day we will contact you as soon as possible.

5.4 If you need to change a delivery date or the delivery address, please contact our Customer Service Team at least 48 hours before the scheduled delivery date. If you are not available to take delivery on the agreed delivery date, you will be charged a delivery fee for each additional attempt for delivery. However, if we cannot deliver your full order at the time agreed you will not be charged for additional deliveries.

5.5 At this stage we are not able to offer a next business day delivery of the product. Please contact our Customer Service Team for the earliest Rush Delivery availability.

5.6 We will deliver to the delivery address specified by you when you placed your order on the agreed delivery date.

5.7 We may deliver the products via a range of delivery methods. All deliveries must be signed for, depending upon which delivery method we use:

  

(a) delivery by the third-party service provider or directly by the manufacturer - if neither you nor your authorised representative is at the delivery address to take delivery, the courier company or the manufacturer will leave a card with our contact details so that you can contact us to arrange another delivery time and date; and

  

(b) delivery by Australian Post - if neither you nor your authorised representative is at the delivery address to take delivery, an "Article Awaiting" card will be left at the delivery address and your order will be taken to the Australian Post Office suitable to store the product until you are able to go and pick it up. In these circumstances, our obligation to deliver the product to you is satisfied when the "Article Awaiting" card is left at the delivery address.

5.8 We cannot commit to an exact delivery time on the day of delivery. The delivery service provider will contact you the day before or before 10am of the delivery morning, to give you an approximate time of delivery. Then they'll contact you in most cases again approximately 30 minutes before delivery. We usually deliver during business hours.

5.9 Please note that PRESTIGE APPLIANCES CHATSWOOD is at no time acting as an agent on behalf of any third-party service provider and is neither responsible nor liable for and service provided, or cost charged. The relationship is exclusively between yourself directly with the service provider and any responsibilities are between you and them.

6. Installation Service

6.1 We offer a delivery and installation referral program for most appliances. A fee is payable directly to the third-party service provider. The service provided by third party independent contractors is only available in certain areas and you must arrange this service at the time you purchase of your appliances. All installations will take place, where possible, at the time of delivery by a trained, licensed and fully insured installer. The types of installation services recommended by us are set out in the Delivery and Installation Service Terms and Conditions page.

6.2 We may recommend additional installation services (including any required cabinetry, electrical and plumbing work) by one of our third-party service providers. The installation services and the price will be agreed between you and the third-party service provider be subject to our standard Delivery and Installation Service Terms and Conditions Page.

6.3 Please note that PRESTIGE APPLIANCES CHATSWOOD is at no time acting as an agent on behalf of any third-party service provider and is neither responsible nor liable for and service provided, or cost charged. The relationship is exclusively between yourself directly with the service provider and any responsibilities are between you and them.

6.4 We sell some products under agency agreements. Products sold under an agency agreement are excluded from this arrangement as they are sold subject to the suppliers, manufacturers, importers or distributors terms and conditions. and we cannot adjust them. These include but are not limited to products and services from the following brands: ASKO, BERTAZZONI, BORA, Capital, De Dietrich, Falcon, Kleenmaid, La Germania, Schweigen IN, Speed Queen, STEEL, Studio Solari by Baumatic and V-ZUG.

7. Disposal and Removal of Old Appliances

7.1 If you utilise the delivery and installation referral program and the delivery address is in Sydney you may request that the delivery and installation team dispose of your old appliance. However, a fee may apply. Old appliances being removed must be similar to the new delivered appliance. This must be done at the delivery location of your order.

7.2 All products for removal and disposal must be disconnected from all water, electrical and gas supplies by you or your contractor in advance of the appliance being removed. All gas disconnections must have been performed by a licensed plumber. You agree that removed goods are deemed to have zero value and become our property. We may dispose of them as we see fit.

8. Title and Risk

8.1 Notwithstanding delivery of the products to you, title in the products will not pass to you until the later of delivery or your payment has been processed or otherwise received by us. If your payment is declined for any reason we reserve the right to reclaim the products from your possession, custody or control even if they have been delivered to you or moved from the delivery address. We reserve the right to keep or sell the products. Risk of loss, damage or deterioration to any products will pass to you on delivery.

8.2 You acknowledge and agree that clause 7.1 creates a purchase money security interest in the products which we are entitled to register as such under the Personal Properties Securities Act 2009 (Cth) ("PPSA"). To the extent permitted under the PPSA, we each agree to contract out of the provisions listed in section 115 of the PPSA. You waive your right to be provided with verification statements under section 157 of the PPSA. We agree that neither of us will disclose to any third person information referred to in section 275(1) of the PPSA and that this is a confidentiality agreement for the purposes of section 275(6) of the PPSA.

9. Warranties and Limitation of Liabilities

All warranties only apply to Appliances purchased and used in Australia and used in normal domestic applications and are in addition to (and does not exclude, restrict, or modify in any way) any non- excludable statutory warranties in Australia. All warranties are subject to the conditions set out in the warranty card accompanying the product when purchased.

9.1 Nothing in these Conditions of Sale limits or excludes any guarantees, warranties, representations or conditions implied or imposed by law, including the Australian Consumer Law ("ACL") (or any liability under them) which by law may not be limited or excluded. If you are a "consumer" under the ACL, the following notice applies to you:

"Our goods come with warranties and guarantees that cannot be excluded under the Australian Consumer Law ("Consumer Guarantees"). You are entitled to a replacement or a refund for a major failure and for compensation for any other reasonably foreseeable loss or damage. You are also entitled to have the goods repaired or replaced if the goods fail to be of acceptable quality and the failure does not amount to a major failure."

9.2 Your product comes with a manufacturer's warranty. The manufacturer's warranty is in addition to but may overlap with any rights and remedies you may have under applicable law, including any Consumer Guarantees. If you are not considered a "consumer" within the meaning of the ACL, the manufacturer's warranty may be your sole remedy. However, you should check the manufacturer's warranty carefully as many manufacturers' warranties will not apply in a business or commercial setting. If you would like to make a claim under the manufacturer's warranty, please contact our Customer Service Team. Please refer to clause 10 if you need to arrange for returning the goods to us.

9.3 Subject to the extent permitted by law:

  

(a) all terms, guarantees, warranties, representations or conditions which are not expressly stated in these Conditions of Sale are excluded;

  

(b) we will not be liable for any special, indirect or consequential loss or damage (unless such loss or damage is reasonably foreseeable resulting from our failure to meet an applicable Consumer Guarantee), loss of profit or opportunity, damage to goodwill, loss of data (including loss of data stored on any media contained within electronic or computing products), arising out of or in connection with the products, the services or these Conditions of Sale (including as a result of not being able to use the products or services or the late supply of products or services), or the need to recover, re-program or reproduce any program or data stored in or used with the products purchased from us, whether at common law, under contract, tort (including negligence), in equity, pursuant to statute or otherwise; and

  

(c) our total liability arising out of or relating to the products, the services or these Conditions of Sale, however arising, including under contract, tort (including negligence), in equity, under statute or otherwise, will not exceed the total price paid by you for the purchase of products and services under these Conditions of Sale.

9.4 Where by law we are unable to exclude terms, guarantees, warranties, representations or conditions but are able to limit them, to the extent permissible by law we limit our liability for any breach, at our option, to the repair or replacement of products, or payment of the cost of repairing or replacing the products or in the case of services, to supplying the services again or the cost of having the services supplied again.

9.5 To the extent permitted by law, any typographical, clerical or other error or omission in sales literature, quotation, price list, acceptance or offer, invoice or other documents or information issued by us will be subject to correction without any liability on our part.

10. Return and Exchange

10.1 In addition to your rights under clause 9, if you contact us within 7 days of your appliance delivery, we may exchange for a similar product, or accept a return for credit toward your next purchase. Please choose carefully as returns and refunds are not normally provided where you have simply changed your mind, made a wrong selection or simply found the goods cheaper elsewhere. We recommend you carefully preview any orders before adding them to your shopping cart and proceeding with your order.

All associates costs (shipment, transport, packaging etc) for a return or exchange are at your expense. A re-stocking fee of 20% of the purchase price applies to cover our return costs. We will not accept returns for change of mind. Each ordered appliance can be exchanged once only – further exchanges are not available for replacement products. This benefit is subject to the conditions of our returns policy, the full details of which you can see here.

10.2 if your product is eligible for return pursuant to clause 8, please contact us on Service@PrestigeAppliancesChatswood.com.au or on 02 9417 2499 to arrange for return at your cost.

10.3 You must adequately package any product you are returning to ensure that it is not damaged during return delivery us. All original items including original accessories, manuals, and packaging (unless taken away on delivery) must also be returned. We will arrange for any products you want returned to be collected, usually within 5 business days.

10.4 If you are returning your appliance in exchange for credit, we will only process the credit once we have received the product, inspected it and assessed whether it is eligible for a return under these Conditions of Sale. You will receive your credit in the form of a voucher code for use at future purchase either in our store or at on-line checkout.

10.5 We sell some products under agency agreements. Products sold under an agency agreement are excluded from this arrangement as they are sold subject to the suppliers, manufacturers, importers or distributors terms and conditions. and we cannot adjust them. These include but are not limited to products and services from the following brands: ASKO, BERTAZZONI, BORA, Capital, De Dietrich, Falcon, Kleenmaid, La Germania, Schweigen IN, Speed Queen, STEEL, Studio Solari by Baumatic and V-ZUG.

11. Repair of Products

11.1 If you return a product to us for repair (or replacement) and the product is capable of retaining user generated data, the repair (or replacement) of the product may result in the loss of the data. User generated data include files on a computer hard drive, telephone numbers stored on a mobile telephone, songs stored on a media player or games saved on a games console. We will not be responsible for any data you may leave on the product and we require you to back up your data before returning a product to us for repair.

11.2 Goods presented for repair may be replaced by refurbished goods of the same type rather than being repaired. Refurbished parts may be used to repair the goods.

12.1 We will not be liable for any delay or failure to perform our obligations under these Conditions of Sale if such delay is due to any circumstance beyond our reasonable control. If we are delayed from performing our obligations due to such a circumstance for a period of at least 3 months, we may terminate our agreement with you by giving you 5 business days' written notice.

12. Force Majeure

12.1 We will not be liable for any delay or failure to perform our obligations under these Conditions of Sale if such delay is due to any circumstance beyond our reasonable control. If we are delayed from performing our obligations due to such a circumstance for a period of at least 3 months, we may terminate our agreement with you by giving you 5 business days' written notice.

13. General

13.1 These Conditions of Sale form the entire agreement between you and us and, unless expressly agreed to in writing by us no terms or conditions of yours, including any Terms or Conditions printed or referred to in your offer to purchase or order (if any) will be binding on us or have any legal effect.

13.2 We may change any provision in these Conditions of Sale without notice, so we advise that, even if you are a frequent purchaser from us, you check these Conditions of Sale whenever you want to purchase products from us. Any change of these Conditions of Sale will only apply to future orders. None of our agents or employees or any third parties have any authority to change these Conditions of Sale.

13.3 We reserve the right to refuse supply of the products or services ordered by you, terminate our contract with you or terminate your account with us, and to remove or edit content on our website at our sole discretion and without incurring any liability to you.

13.4 You must not assign any rights and obligations under these Conditions of Sale whether in whole or in part without our prior written consent.

13.5 Any notice in connection with these Conditions of Sale will be deemed to have been duly given when made in writing and delivered or sent by email, facsimile or post to the party to whom such notice is intended to be given or to such other address, email address or facsimile number as may from time to time be notified in writing to the other party.

13.6 If any provision of these Conditions of Sale is invalid, illegal or unenforceable, these Conditions of Sale take effect (where possible) as if they did not include that provision.

13.7 Please refer to our Privacy Policy to see how we collect, use and protect your personal information.

13.8 Any failure by a party to insist upon strict performance by the other of any provision in these Conditions of Sale will not be taken to be a waiver of any existing or future rights in relation to the provision.

13.9 These Conditions of Sale are governed by the laws of New South Wales, Australia. The parties each agree to submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of New South Wales, Australia.

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