Terms & Conditions for Sale of Goods and Services

These Trading Terms & Conditions (“Terms”) apply (unless otherwise previously agreed in writing) to the supply of goods and services (“Goods”) by a Company in the Alchin & Long Group of Companies to a Customer from time to time.  Subject to clause 12.5, any supply of Goods by the Company to the Customer made after the date of acceptance of these Terms is a supply pursuant to the supply agreement constituted by these Terms and Customer orders accepted by the Company from time to time and any such supply does not give rise to a new or separate agreement.

1 Interpretation

In these Terms unless the contrary intention appears:

“Additional Charges” includes all delivery, handling and storage charges, goods and services tax, stamp duty, interest, legal and other costs of recovery of unpaid money and all other government imposts and all money, other than the Purchase Price, payable by the Customer to Company arising out of the sale of the Goods.

“Alchin & Long Group of Companies” means Alchin & Long Group Management Services Pty Limited ABN 28 002 031 263, Colonial Castings Pty Limited ABN 41 002 031 316, Doric Group Pty Limited ABN 32 002 031 281, Doric Products Pty Limited ABN 68 000 577 195, HM Cowdroy Pty Limited ABN 47 000 033 947, Lock & Roll Pty Limited ABN 91 121 285 998 and their Related Companies, as defined in the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth).

“Customer” means the person to or for whom the Goods are to be supplied by Company.

“Goods” means the goods sold to the Customer by Company and includes any services provided by Company to Customer.

“Intellectual Property Right” means any patent, registered  design, patent, trademark, copy-right,  trade secret or any other proprietary right of a third party or parties, registered or unregistered, in any country.

“PPSA” means the Personal Property Securities Act 2009 (Cth).

“Purchase Price” means the list price for the Goods as charged by Company at the date of delivery or such other price as may be agreed by Company and the Customer prior to delivery of the Goods.

“Representative” means all officers, employees, agents, consultants or contractors of a party.

2 Orders for Goods and Online Store Purchases

2.1     An order given to Company is binding on Company and the Customer, if:

2.1.1  a written acceptance is signed for or on behalf of Company; or

2.1.2  the Goods are supplied by Company in accordance with the order.

2.2     Placing of an order by the Company and acceptance of the order by Company is deemed to be an acceptance of these Terms by both the Company and the Customer and these Terms will override any conditions contained in the Customer’s order. Company reserves the right to accept a part only of any order by notifying the Customer in writing or by delivering the Goods to the Customer. No order is binding on Company until accepted by it.

2.3     An order which has been accepted in whole or in part by Company cannot be cancelled by the Customer without obtaining the prior written approval of Company, which it may refuse in its absolute discretion.

2.4     You must not use our products for any illegal or unauthorized purpose.  Where you use our online store you must ensure that you do not violate any laws in your jurisdiction (including but not limited to copyright laws).

2.5     You must not ensure that when you correspond electronically with us, including using our online stroe, you do not transmit any worms, viruses or other malicious or destructive computer code of any kind.  You agree that if you do, even if unintentionally, you will indemnify us for all direct, indirect or consequential loss, damage, expense, claim or action that we suffer or incur.

2.6     Any breach or violation of any of these Trading Terms and Conditions by you may result, in our absolute discretion, in the  termination of your ability to utilise our online store.

3 Warranties and Liability

3.1     Company liability is limited to, to the extent permissible by law and at Company’s option;

3.1.1  in relation to the Goods, to:

  1. the replacement of the products or the supply of equivalent products
  2. the repair of the products

iii.      the payment of the cost of replacing the products or of acquiring equivalent products; or

  1. the payment of the cost of having the products repaired

3.1.2  Where the Goods are services, to:

  1. the supply of service again; or
  2. the payment of the cost of having the services supplied again.

3.2     Any claims to be made against Company for short delivery of Goods must be lodged with Company in writing within 7 days of the delivery date.

3.3     To the extent permitted at law, all other warranties whether implied or otherwise, not set out in these Terms are excluded and Company is not liable in contract, tort (including, without limitation, negligence or breach of statutory duty) or otherwise to compensate Customer for:

3.3.1  any increased costs or expenses;

3.3.2  any loss of profit, revenue, business, contracts or anticipated savings;

3.3.3  any loss or expense resulting from a claim by a third party; or

3.3.4  any special, indirect or consequential loss or damage of any nature whatsoever caused by Company’s failure to complete or delay in completing the order to deliver the Goods.

3.4     The Company is not liable for accuracy of any measurements, information, drawings or instructions supplied by the Customer.

4 Delivery, Inspection acceptance and Returns

4.1     The times quoted for delivery are estimates only and Company accepts no liability for failure or delay in delivery of Goods. The Customer is not relieved of any obligation to accept or pay for Goods by reason of any delay in delivery. Goods may be delivered by instalments at the discretion of Company.

4.2     Unless otherwise agreed in writing by Company, delivery is at the Company’s premises.  All freight from the Company’s premises to the Customer is at the Customer’s expense.  If Company arranges the carriage of the Goods for delivery to the Customer, Company will be deemed to contract as agent for the Customer, and the Customer will bear all risks with respect to the Goods during carriage and will likewise be responsible for effecting any insurance of the Goods during carriage.  Company may charge a reasonable handling fee for all orders delivered to the Customer.  The Buyer indemnifies Company for the cost of all transport arranged by Company on the Customer’s behalf.

4.3     The Customer must inspect the Goods immediately following delivery or completion of the services (as the case may be).  Any claim that the Goods are not in accordance with these Terms (including if they are defective, damaged during delivery, are short delivered or services are not as per contract) must be made at the time of delivery of the Goods (or provision of the services), or in writing to Company within 48 hours after delivery of the Goods (or provision of the services) to the Customer.  If the Customer fails to make a claim then, to the extent permitted by law, the goods or services are deemed to have been accepted by the Customer and the Customer must pay for the goods or services in accordance with these terms and conditions.

4.4     Risk in accepting the Goods passes on delivery to the Customer.

4.5.    All Additional Charges are payable by the Customer in addition to the Purchase Price of the Goods.

4.5.    Return of Goods will not be accepted by Company except by prior agreement in writing with Company in resaleable condition and, where appropriate, in the original packaging. Any Goods returned will be subject to a restocking charge of 20% of the Purchase Price of those Goods.

5 Price and Payment

5.1     The Customer must pay the Purchase Price and the Additional Charges to Company.  Unless otherwise stated, the Purchase Price does not include GST. The Company may at any time change its price list to reflect, among other things, changes in exchange rates or the imposition of any duties, levies or other taxes and the Customer is bound by those changes.

5.2     If the Customer is in default, Company may at its option:

5.2.1  withhold further deliveries;

5.2.2  cancel any contracts between the Company and the Customer and demand immediate payment of any moneys due and outstanding under those contracts; or

5.2.3  vary or withdraw any approved credit limit and/or terms of trade including cancelling any rebate, discount or allowance due or payable by the Supplier as at the date of the event;

without prejudice to any of its existing rights.

5.3     Unless you have a preapproved credit arrangement with the Company the purchase p[rice and any associated charges must be paid at the time of purchase.  If you have a preapproved credit arrangement with the Company, all payments are due within 30 days from the end of the month of purchase. Interest is charged at the rate of 1.5% per month or part of a month from the expiry of that period until the date payment is received by Company.

5.4     All amounts payable by the Customer under these Terms must be paid without set-off or counter claim of any kind.

5.5     All accepted credit card (American Express and Diners are not accepted) payments incur a 2% processing fee.

5.6     The Buyer must accept any corrections to errors or omissions in invoicing and, where applicable, the Buyer must accept the amended pricing and pay the difference within the approved terms of trade.

6 Intellectual Property

6.1     All branding and artwork provided by the Customer is the intellectual property of the Customer. Artwork and branding supplied will only be used for the purposes of satisfying these Terms.

6.2     Customer warrant that the use by Company of any intellectual property provided by Customer to Company so that Company may provide the Goods and/or services under these Terms does not infringe any Intellectual Property Rights.

6.3     Customer must indemnify and keep indemnified the Company against any and all liabilities, expenses, losses and/or damages including attorney’s fees whether direct, indirect or consequential, arising from a third party alleging that the Goods infringe the Intellectual Property Right of the third part due to Company’s use in the production of the Goods, or any branding, artwork or other intellectual property provided to Company by Customer.

7 Retention of Title

7.1     Ownership, title and property of the Goods remains with Company until payment in full for the Goods and all sums due and owing by the Customer to Company on any account has been made. Until the date of payment:

7.1.1  the Customer has the right to sell the Goods in the ordinary course of business;

7.1.2  until the Goods have been sold by the Customer in the ordinary course of the Customer’s business, the Customer holds the Goods as bailee for Company;

7.1.3  the Goods are always at the risk of the Customer.

7.2     The Customer is deemed to be in default immediately upon the happening of any of the following events:

7.2.1  if any payment to Company is not made promptly before the due date for payment;

7.2.2  if the Customer ceases to carry on business or stops or suspends payment or states its intention of so doing or is unable to pay its debts as they fall due or if any cheque or bill of exchange drawn by the Customer payable to Company is dishonoured;

7.3     In the event of a default by the Customer, then without prejudice to any other rights which Company may have at law or under this agreement:

7.3.1  Company or its agents may without notice to the Customer enter the Customer’s premises or any premises under the control of the Customer for the purposes of recovering the Goods; and

7.3.2 Company may recover and resell the Goods;

7.3.3  If the Goods cannot be distinguished from similar Goods which the Customer has or claims to have paid for in full, Company may in its absolute discretion seize all goods matching the description of the Goods and hold same for a reasonable period so that the respective claims of Company and the Customer may be ascertained. Company must promptly return to the Customer any goods the property of the Customer and Company is in no way liable or responsible for any loss or damage to the Goods or for any loss, damage or destruction to the Customer’s business howsoever arising from the seizure of the Goods.

7.3.4  In the event that the Customer uses the Goods in some manufacturing or construction process of its own or some third party, then the Customer must hold such part of the proceeds of sale of such manufacturing or construction process as relates to the Goods in trust for Company. Such part will be an amount equal in dollar terms to the amount owing by the Customer to the Company at the time of the receipt of such proceeds. The Customer will pay Company such funds held in trust, upon the demand of Company.

8 PPSA

8.1     Defined terms in this clause have the same meaning as given to them in the PPSA.

8.2     Company and the Customer acknowledge that these Terms constitute a Security Agreement and entitle the Company to claim a Purchase Money Security Interest (“PMSI”) in favour of Company over the Collateral supplied or to be supplied to the Customer as Grantor pursuant to these Terms.

8.3     The goods supplied or to be supplied under these Terms fall within the PPSA classification of ”Other Goods” acquired by the Customer pursuant to these Terms.

8.4     Company and the Customer acknowledge that Company, as Secured Party, is entitled to register its Security Interest in the Collateral supplied or to be supplied to Customer pursuant to these Terms on the PPS Register.

8.5     To the extent permissible at law, the Customer:

8.5.1  waives its right to receive notification of or a copy of any Verification Statement confirming registration of a Financing Statement or a Financing Change Statement relating to a Security Interest granted by the Customer to Company.

8.5.2  agrees to indemnify Company on demand for all costs and expenses, including legal costs and expenses on a solicitor / client basis, associated with the;

8.5.2.1  registration or amendment or discharge of any Financing Statement registered by or on behalf of Company; and

8.5.2.2  enforcement or attempted enforcement of any Security Interest granted to Company by the

Customer;

8.5.3  agrees that nothing in sections 130 and 143 of the PPSA will apply to these Terms or the

Security under these Terms;.

8.5.4  agrees to waive its right to do any of the following under the PPSA:

8.5.4.1  receive notice of removal of an Accession under section 95;

8.5.4.2  receive notice of an intention to seize Collateral under section 123;

8.5.4.3  object to the purchase of the Collateral by the Secured Party under section 129;

8.5.4.4  receive notice of disposal of Collateral under section 130;

8.5.4.5  receive a Statement of Account if there is no disposal under section 132(4);

8.5.4.6  receive a Statement of Account under section 132(3)(d) following a disposal showing the amounts paid to other Secured Parties and whether Security Interests held by other Secured Parties have been discharged;

8.5.4.7  receive notice of retention of Collateral under section 135;

8.5.4.8  redeem the Collateral under section 142; and

8.5.4.9  reinstate the Security Agreement under section 143.

8.5.5  All payments received from the Customer must be applied in accordance with section 14(6) (c) of the PPSA.

9 Liens

The Customer acknowledges that Company may have a common law or statutory lien over the Goods. In the event that there is no such lien, the Customer agrees that Company has a general lien over all Goods including the right to sell the same where the Customer is in default under these Terms.

10 On-Sale

The Customer agrees that upon the on-sale of any Goods to third parties, it will:

10.1.1   inform any third party involved of these Terms;

10.1.2   inform any third party of the Company’s product warranties if any; and

10.1.3   not make any misrepresentations to third parties about the Goods.

11 Indemnity

To the full extent permitted by law, Customer will indemnify Company and keep Company indemnified from and against any claim, damage, loss, liability, cost, charge, expense, penalty, outgoing or payment the Company sustains incur or is liable for arising directly or indirectly from or in connection with:

11.1   any breach of any of these Terms by Customer or its Representative;

11.2   any act or omission of the Customer or its Representative.

12 General

12.1   These Terms are to be construed in accordance with the laws from time to time in the State of New South Wales and the Commonwealth of Australia. The parties submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of New South Wales, Australia and any courts which may hear appeals from those courts in respect to any proceedings in connection with these Terms.

12.2   These Terms contain all of the terms and conditions of the contract between the parties and may only be varied by agreement in writing between the parties.

12.3   Any conditions found to be void, unenforceable or illegal may, to that extent, be severed from the Agreement and do not invalidate the remainder of the Terms.

12.4   No waiver of any of these Terms or failure to exercise a right or remedy by Company will be considered to imply or constitute a further waiver by Company of the same or any other term, condition, right or remedy.

12.5   The Company may amend or vary these Terms by notifying the Customer in writing of the amendment and any order placed with the Company after that date will be subject to the amended Terms.

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